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Feb
3
comment Is it possible to flash Gapps on stock s6?
I'm not terribly familiar with Samsung's devices, but that in particular might be a little bit tricky. The phone app is kind of coupled to the underlying system in a vanilla Android build, so it might be the same for Samsung. If they've modified things in incompatible ways then it could be difficult. I don't personally know enough to say for sure, though.
Feb
2
comment Is it possible to flash Gapps on stock s6?
Doesn't the S6 come with Google Play et al preinstalled? What's the problem you're looking to solve here?
Feb
1
comment How to prevent phishing or misuse of licence verification?
Way to protect from Lucky Patcher / play licensing
Jan
30
comment blocking permissions in android apps
Also Is it possible to install an app and exclude some of its requested permissions?. I don't recall offhand if any of those answers specifically cover faking data.
Jan
27
comment Is it possible to have two Android phones with a single phone number?
Google Voice would make this possible, if that's an option.
Jan
25
comment How to Select All Pop3 Messages in Gmail?
This is older, but I actually don't know that anything has changed: Is there “select all” functionality in the GMail app? It has a few suggestions for workarounds but they mostly involve changing your whole email workflow. Bit of a bummer, really.
Jan
18
comment Should low class SD cards be used in Android devices?
I've unlocked this post for you. It's a side effect of the migration implementation.
Jan
1
comment I want to know if Chromecast can support USB mouse, USB keyboard, VLC Player and Microsoft word?
Chromecasts are simply streaming receivers. You can't run any of these apps on the device and you can't use any input devices. Are you planning to cast your screen to the Chromecast or something? I'm not sure I understand how it fits into your whole setup here or what your hangups are.
Dec
22
comment Unable to root Falcon running CM13 (6.0.1)
Have you gone into your settings and enabled root access? It has changed in CM13. It should be in the developer settings now, I believe, but there is no longer a Superuser application. It's all integrated into their permission management system.
Dec
22
comment How do I defrag my Android device?
@VinceEmigh All that to say: I have no intention of editing this to add the information in Elib's comment because I have no reason to believe it's at all accurate.
Dec
22
comment How do I defrag my Android device?
@VinceEmigh Based on the premise that Elib's information is correct. I would certainly like to see some sources for his contentions, as I've provided several that disagree. I've yet to see any reliable source suggest that defragmenting flash media is useful (not just "not harmful") so I'm entirely skeptical of that comment.
Dec
21
comment Can preloaded apps be restored when Factory reset-ed
A factory reset will not unroot you.
Dec
21
comment USB HUB for tablet
The hub might not be getting enough power from your tablet. There are some with external power adapters that would address this, but a good test might be to plug your hub into a laptop/desktop computer and see if it works.
Dec
20
comment Stock recovery can flash root packages and custom recovery ZIPs but not custom ROMs
The stock recovery doesn't allow installation of unsigned packages. Either the premise of your question is flawed or you are confusing your terminology here.
Dec
11
comment Can I screen cast / screen mirror and use the phone at the same time?
Are you using a Chromecast to do the mirroring, or something else like software built in to the TV?
Dec
9
comment df/du discrepency
/storage/emulated/{x} is typically symlinked to somewhere on /data, so I would guess in both of these cases the available size is the total size of /data, but you're only running du on the one subdirectory. Try ls -l /storage/emulated (or possibly up one level, ls -l /storage) to see where it's pointing, then you might be able to use that to see if it's accurate.
Dec
9
comment Execute APK in /data/local/tmp?
APKs aren't executables, they're archives. If Ant doesn't do the actual package install step then you need to do that. How can I install an app given only its APK file?
Dec
4
comment Which filesystem do Android use?
@david.perez The question isn't about SD cards, it's about /.
Dec
3
comment How can I install vanilla Android on the Kindle Fire?
@Mawg These instructions probably won't have any relevance on the latest generation; they were written for the first gen version. You'll most likely need to find new instructions for that device (or post a new question).
Dec
2
comment How can I install vanilla Android on the Kindle Fire?
@Mawg The first gen Kindle Fire? I would doubt it, but I have no idea.