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  • Android Activist since 2010
  • Author/translator of multiple Android books

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20h
comment App that survives a factory reset
Exactly. Otherwise malicious apps could abuse that, hence user interaction is required. Glad I was able to help!
21h
comment How can I Know about SD card logs (eject or mount details) in Android logs?
I'm afraid it's not possible without an application. Though there might be other apps to do it.
23h
comment How can I Know about SD card logs (eject or mount details) in Android logs?
Anytime! If it solves your issue, please don't forget to mark it such (using the check-mark next to the answer). Makes it easier for others to identify "solved issues" ;)
23h
comment S3 screen broken, developer mode on, how to transfer data
One more side-note: while being a nice idea, adb backup won't work for the OP, as it must be approved on the touch-screen :(
23h
comment Xposed Framework modules not downloading
You might wish to see my Xposed resource collection for hints. As you're just starting with the framework, check out Xposed - General info, versions & changelog at the XDA developers, which includes instructions and links to more.
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comment Charging issues for Samsung Galaxy S2
Welcome to Android Enthusiasts, Caitlyn! Please check: our battery-life tag-wiki for general hints, especially follow up to How can I monitor the device battery consumption? / How can I tell what is really draining my battery? / How can I prevent the battery in my Nexus S from draining overnight? (that last one sounds familiar, right? ;)
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comment Why does dialler sometimes fail to dial?
Thanks for the update! Though I'm not able to help you on this issue, the additional details provided should help others doing so. Good luck!
2d
comment Cyanogenmod without google apps
@HasH_BrowN article finished last week :)
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comment Embedded YouTube videos have sound but no video
I had the very same issue with my RSS reader on the Optimus 4X (running a stock Android 4.0.4). Always thought it was the app, as it worked with different other RSS apps – until I found out it worked with the very same app on my secondary device (Moto Milestone 2 running CM10 / Android 4.1). So I second Dan's assumption: a bug in the ROM / Android version is a pretty likely cause.
2d
comment get gps coordinates offline
Sure: Enable GPS. Might take a little to get a fix, but should work without any network support at all.
2d
comment notifcation bar comes up and interrupts what im doing
Welcome to the Android Enthusiasts! We will need much more information to give good recommendations here. Please edit your question and include at least: The device you're using, Android version it is running, what you're doing when this happens (anything that might be connected to the issue?). Also check and update the tags you've used to match your issue.
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comment Is it possible to use Linux/unix's dd to make an image backup of an android phone with the phone off?
BTW: The answer you've linked to matches your situation pretty well. I've just linked to the wrong post of mine – the one I had in mind was this one made by Joshua. Especially, check this link from the comments for a full guide. If that's an acceptable solution to you, I can post a summary as answer.
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comment Is it possible to use Linux/unix's dd to make an image backup of an android phone with the phone off?
Yuck. Missed that. Just checked the ID in the link, which didn't match – as you linked to the answer directly... My bad, apologies. Shall we leave the comment in, or shall we "cleanup all these comments"?
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comment Is it possible to use Linux/unix's dd to make an image backup of an android phone with the phone off?
Related: Create a dd image of a Android 4.4.4 for forensics?
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comment Is it possible to use Linux/unix's dd to make an image backup of an android phone with the phone off?
First part is right (with the device turned off, no way). Second part is not the only solution, see my answer here ;)
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comment Phone doesn't start. USB Debug is off, can't connect pc for recovery
Could you please edit your question and add a few details: Do you just want to get the device working, or does "recovery" relate to its data as well? What does "not open" mean: how far does the startup process go? Just a "blank screen", or permanent reboots? Please describe the situation as exact as possible, as the right solution depends on this. Thanks!
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comment Phone doesn't start. USB Debug is off, can't connect pc for recovery
Hussain, did you consider that wiping the device is not really the intention of recovering data, as the OP requests possibly? @STAR1B2UTY What Hussain is suggesting is a factory-reset. You might get your phone working that way, but lose all your data.
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comment Audio recorder app for smaller file size
Welcome to the Android Enthusiasts! Please note that recommendations like Is there an app for X are off-topic here (see What topics can I ask about here? for details). For where your question might fit better, you might want to look into Where can I ask questions that aren't Android Enthusiast questions?. With the correct phrasing and details provided, you might try your luck at SR.
Nov
23
comment How can I make direct phone-to-phone VoIP calls without Internet (on LAN or Wi-Fi)?
Can you give a link where to find that "csip simple" app? Is it this one?
Nov
23
comment Rooting Nexus 7 - SuperSU Binary Update Installation Failed
Welcome to the Android Enthusiasts! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. Otherwise, your answer becomes useless in case the link dies. For further hints, please see: How do I write a good answer.