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Jan
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comment Internal Storage size is less than
See also: Internal storage, phone storage and SD card and Why does my phone show less storage than it's supposed to? – for a short answer, TimoS is absolutely right :)
Jan
26
comment What is “Android Night Mode”, what triggers it, and what are the consequences?
And that theming stuff is what I've wondered about. To me, it makes no sense binding that to "time", but rather to light conditions. So I was wondering what that night-mode stuff could be useful for. Currently it rather looks to me like "some fancy thing without real use" – so why would that be built into Android's core? For the Google Maps example I already mentioned the "tunnel"; passing such is not depending on daytime or night, so I take that rather as a theming thing using the same term, but not the same "feature".
Jan
26
comment What is “Android Night Mode”, what triggers it, and what are the consequences?
Thanks, eldarerathis! That was about what I already expected, but didn't find any proof for so far. As I never noticed any related "behavior": do you know of anything to "test" this? Is there e.g. a specific part of Android itself where it should be reflected, or did you notice any apps making use of this? What are possible/expected reactions (what should it be good for)? I mean, first thing coming to mind is display related stuff, but I'd guess that rather uses the ambient light sensor or the like to "kick in" (makes more sense to me at least).
Jan
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accepted What is “Android Night Mode”, what triggers it, and what are the consequences?
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Jan
21
revised Where does the 'set as wallpaper' feature save your picture in Gingerbread (2.3)?
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Jan
20
comment Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly
Carmel, you should use the Answer box below. Otherwise the problem is still marked open/unanswered as it has no "answer". I could copy that for you, but then I'd get the credits belonging to you :)
Jan
19
comment Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly
Glad to read you've solved your issue! As on SE sites it's perfectly fine to answer your own question: Mind to sum up your steps (like taking your comment, and fill some gaps) in an answer? That might help other users who might experiences a similar issue. Thanks a lot!
Jan
18
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Jan
18
comment Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly
As it says "will be back shortly": Wait a little? For how long is your device in this state already?
Jan
12
revised LG - Fastboot doesn't recognize my device
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Jan
12
answered How to (cleanly) remove Gmail app from KitKat? I have fully moved over to Inbox
Jan
12
comment insufficient storage space when running updates on S4 mini
David, you might wish to check our insufficient-memory tag-wiki. Next to some basic explanations, it also contains some first-aid and links to related information. See if that helps, and then please edit your question to include what you've tried and where you're stuck – or answer your own question if you were able to solve your issue. Good luck!
Jan
12
comment What is Android's sleep mode
Screem dimming has nothing to do with it, neither has locking (the latter I've already pointed out in my answer).
Jan
12
comment mtp usage: how to mount and transfer files to and from a Samsung: Galaxy model Android phone
Maybe it's just a "contradiction in terms" – but maybe exactly that's the problem: "use mtpfs … connected as a mass storage device". You simply don't. Either it's connected as "mass storage device", or you use MTP. Alternatively, use adbfs, which is independent of that.
Jan
12
answered What is Android's sleep mode
Jan
12
comment Possible virus - Diagnosis and/or removal
First off, your research is a little incomplete – as there doesn't exist any virus for Android. Second, the "MTK" prefix seems to stand for "MediaTeK" – and indeed, your device seems to be powered by a Mediatek MT6589 CPU. Which seems to suggest those are apps shipping with your device. Could you please go to Settings › Apps, select the "All" tab, and check for those apps? Open their entries, and see whether there's a button labeled "Disable" (i.e. app came pre-installed) or "Uninstall" (not pre-installed or system app).
Jan
11
comment Need help unbricking LG G2 LS980
Welcome to the Android Enthusiasts, Anthony! I'm sorry to tell you, but your post is like a "big wall of text", hard to follow. Could you please edit it and apply some formatting? While on it, also try to include some more details if you remember (e.g. what did you do in fastboot). Strange to me is also one thing: How can you tell your device got unrooted, when it doesn't boot up at all? And what does an LG G2 have to do with Samsung (the tags you've used)? Where does ADB come into play?