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revised Android-x86 in Vmware workstation fails to start
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May
18
reviewed Approve Google Play authentication required error
May
18
revised Transfer large files beween Android device and an iPad mini
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May
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revised Send sms through internet without using native services
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May
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revised CyanogenMod doesn't work on HTC Sensation XE
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revised Screenshots on Nexus 7 are 0 bytes
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May
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reviewed Approve Why does google maps need WiFi?
May
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revised How can I read my epub books in Google Books for Android?
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May
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revised Samsung galaxy 3 says charging paused. Battery temperature too low
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May
13
comment Can I flash my carrier-locked phone to a firmware for a different region and/or carrier?
Possibly relevant: Can I use my device on a different carrier?
May
12
revised How can I stop Google Play Music from automatically downloading my library?
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May
12
comment How could I view that Android Screen on a computer or larger screen
Related questions: Solutions for connecting phone/tablet to a bigger monitor?, How do I project the screen of my android phone for a presentation?, How can I view my phone's screen on a computer in real time?
May
12
comment How do i fix low storage space so i don't have to reset my phone?
CCleaner for Android hasn't been released, to my knowledge. If it has, then a link to the app would be helpful.
May
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reviewed Approve How can I find obb folder in a rooted device to copy a game's sd data files and play game?
May
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reviewed Approve How to unlock the bootloader on Verizon Galaxy S3 without phone service
May
11
comment How to unlock the bootloader on Verizon Galaxy S3 without phone service
@TreborRude: GSM is pretty similar in the US, but most people simply don't buy unlocked devices like they do in other places (my understanding is that in Europe this is more the norm?). As long as the device supports the right bands and is unlocked, you can pop in a SIM and use it. The only real issue with unlocked GSM devices in the US is that the two biggest GSM carriers don't use the same 3G frequencies, although T-Mobile is gradually re-farming theirs to match AT&T's. You need a device that supports both 3G frequencies if you're not in a re-farmed area or you only get 2G/voice.
May
11
comment How to unlock the bootloader on Verizon Galaxy S3 without phone service
@TreborRude: Generally, no. From a technical standpoint they overlap in one voice frequency (1900 MHz), but both networks essentially keep a database of approved device ESNs. If your device isn't on the list (meaning, if it's not a device the carrier sells branded for their network) you typically won't be able to get it activated without "knowing a guy" or doing something of questionable legality. Even then it's usually unlikely; they want to keep you locked to their network. So from a practical standpoint, it's just not feasible.
May
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comment How to unlock the bootloader on Verizon Galaxy S3 without phone service
What's the ultimate goal you're trying to accomplish? You've made it sound like you want to use the phone on a different carrier, which brings up two important points: 1. Unlocking the bootloader is not related to the network (SIM) lock on a phone 2. Verizon phones only use SIM cards for 4G LTE data; you cannot use them on a different carrier, and you definitely can't use them on one that would require a SIM for voice coverage.
May
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revised My internal storage capacity is running low, what can I do?
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