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'Could not validate certificate signature' error (Antennapod, Gingerbread)

I am using Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) and AntennaPod Version 0.9.9.5. When I am trying to access gpodder.net, either to login or search podcasts, I get the following error message: An error occured:...
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How to fix corrupted IMEI number?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9003 running GINGERBREAD.XXKPE. Right now when I type *#06# in the phone app, the popup shows: (I recreated the image with my paint editor because I didn't want to use ...
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Data recovery on boot-looped Samsung Galaxy S II GT-i9100

I have a boot-looped Samsung Galaxy S II GT-i9100, running the Android 2.3 Gingerbread it came with, unrooted and unmodified (although Optus-branded). The phone's battery depleted while the phone was ...
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LG P500 Rooting Isuue

I got a LG P500 Android device and I want to root it. The device is on stock ROM, android 2.3.3 V20e. Should I use SuperOneClick? And if so, how can I reboot my phone after the SuperOneClick procedure ...
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy S II GT-i9100

How does one root a Samsung Galaxy S II GT-i9100 (with its original Android 2.3 Gingerbread), preferably under Linux Mint? This questions pertains specifically the GT-i9100 version (not GT-i9100G nor ...
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How to take a screen shot in Android 2.3.5 ZTE tablet?

Please tell me how to take a screen shot in reliance ZTE 2.3.5 android tablet?
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My WiFi does not work in Sony Ericsson

My Sony Ericsson X8's wifi has stopped working about a few weeks after rooting and installing the GingerDX v030. Even though it is turned on and scanning, it does not connect to any WiFi. I have ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 can't receive incoming calls

After updating to version 2.3.7 of Android the device can't receive calls. Although it can call. The caller to my device is said to line was busy always, it happens from any kind of callers. Need to ...
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How to show only gmail's contacts in the Contacts app?

I have recently reinstalled Android due to some problems with the SD Card. I decided to keep all my contacts only in Gmail, as a centralized solution to avoid problems in the future. I do not want ...
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how to solve Network not found problem in Samsung Galaxy s2?

I have UK based Samsung Galaxy s2 gt-i9100 and i was using since last 2 years without any problem in india but suddenly i found it says network problem so how to solve this ? model number - Gt-I9100 ...
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How do I stop Google Play Services from being automatically installed?

I've an old rooted Android 2.3 phone which comes with "Android Market" that is obviously updated with latest "Google Play Services". There is no "Google Play Services" installed on phone and strictly ...
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Speaker not working

My phone has been working fine but since a few days ago I noticed that the speaker doesn't work on SMS notifications and music. In order for it to work, I must insert and remove headset jack. But when ...
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Shark for Root not working

I am pretty much new to the packet sniffing. I found some application for the same Shark for root. I have rooted my phone for the application and I tried logging the packets being transferred from my ...
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Unable to Setup Google Account on Android 2.3

After Factory Reset, In order to use Play store and Gmail I want to setup Google account on Samsung GT-S6802. When I tries to setup Google Account, In-spite of right user-name and password, following ...
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Insufficient Storage Available During Update

Preface (TL;DR) I know the issue of insufficient space has been discussed in various contexts but I have not found anything that specifically addresses the circumstances and issues that I am facing, ...
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GPRS/Data only starts after reset

I have Karbonn A9, Android 2.3.6. The GPRS/Data does not switch on occasionally, but once I reboot the phone I can start it. After deactivating GPRS/Data I have to reboot the phone get either data or ...
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Download a file without SD card on android 2.3.4

So I just booted up my old Xperia Neo and found myself to be unable to do almost anything. I actually just wanted to download an app from the Playstore and test it. But when I open the Playstore, I ...
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Contact Images location

Where are the contact images kept? I have a contact image that is no longer in my gallery but it is one of my contact's avatar. I remember taking the photo and making it the avatar. I've went into ...
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How to update gt p1000 system 2.2 in 2016?

I got an old Gt P1000 Galaxy and I have been studying Android stuff first time in my life. I have watched youtube videos about updating 2.2 system to new ones but the thing is that nothing supports ...
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Google account won't login on HTC Wildfire S A510e

I have the correct username and password, and I even tried changing the password on my PC, but the same thing happens: I get an error message saying "You entered the wrong password or your ...
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Google Play says "You don't have any devices"

I tried factory resetting so I need to enter my Google account again to my device however it's been more than an hour now and Google Play still says "You don't have any devices". Any ideas how to fix ...
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Is it possible to install Android Gingerbread on a Galaxy Nexus?

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Nexus from years ago and I was wondering whether it's possible to flash an older Android version like Gingerbread on it using a custom ROM. Since it was originally ...
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Android Tethering DNS Problem

I am using a Sony Xperia Go mobile device with Android Gingerbread (2.3.7). Whenever I try to use Tethering (USB/Mobile Wifi Tethering), I could not immediately access website using my laptop. ...
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Multitasking : How do I maintain the opera browser tabs keep active when switching applications

Case: When I was opening multiple pages/tabs on opera browser, then I press the home button to switch apps to see SMS, then i return to the opera app by holding the home button, suddenly my tabs open ...
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How to make an unrooted phone use or detect ad-hoc Wi-Fi?

I have an unrooted Android 2.3.6 phone and I want it to connect to the ad-hoc connection made on my Ubuntu. I referred to some already existing questions here but none seem to be the solutions for ...
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Can I downgrade my Nexus One from Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) to Android 2.2 (Froyo)? [duplicate]

So I was wondering whether it's possible to downgrade my old Nexus One which is currently on gingerbread back to Froyo. If so, how do I go about this? I don't know much about downgrading on Android, ...
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Why are Google authentication consent screen buttons disabled on an Android 2.3 phone?

I want to use an old Galaxy Ace which runs Android 2.3 as a camera. I installed the Alfred camera app on it which requires Google login in order to connect the camera and the viewer device securely. I ...
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How can I view a TLS 1.2 only website on an outdated tablet?

I have a tablet from 2011 (Prestigio MultiPad PMP3384B) with Android 2.3 which I use occasionally. I’ve experienced recently that I cannot view some webpages (https://www.nytimes.com/, for example) as ...
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All apps installed on my SD card have suddenly disappeared

So this is very odd. Last night my phone rebooted itself. Nothing unusual there - it does it from time to time. However, this morning when I try to read the news I get "Application is not ...
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Why doesn't my screen turn off after 30 seconds?

Two days back I had to do a factory reset on my android (v2.3.6). After that, I noticed that my phone display won't turn off after 30 secs idle time, even though the settings has been done ...
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Why does my power button take screenshots?

I haven't installed any screenshot applications, in fact my phone was recently wiped when upgrading to gingerbread. I have Gingerbread 2.3.4 and I use the GoLauncher homescreen. Samsung Mesmerize from ...
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Cannot make calls in Microsoft Lync 2010 app

Device: Sony X10a Android: 2.3.3 Can the Microsoft Lync 2010 app on the play store make calls? I can login to my office365 lync account and send messages, but the phone icon is greyed out. Is voice ...
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How to autostart WiFi and an app on (re)boot

I would like to have WiFi, and an app (CSipSimple SIP client), start automatically when the phone is (re)booted. It is running Android 2.3.4, not rooted, and in airplane mode. Is this possible?
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How to convert pcm/wav to mp3?

I'm using a virtual recorder to record voices and it records in the .pcm file format. I found an app freemp3droid to convert it to .mp3 but there are some bugs in the app and it has not been updated ...
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Offbrand Android Tablet - Google Mail/contacts/calendar issue

I bought a Pandigital Supernova 8" tablet with Gingerbread OS, for a really good price, and despite the fact it had a lot of oddball apps on it, I was able to root it, and get google play/gmail etc on ...
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WhatsApp - unable to complete initialization

I'm using sony ericsson and Android 2.3. Even though I'm connected to the internet, I keep getting this error from WhatsApp. Sorry, WhatsApp was unable to complete initialization. Please check ...
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Android Version differs from expected API level

I have found a pretty old device Huawei Ascend Y210. This mobile officially has Android 2.3.3 (API level 10). I found an online custom lollipop ROM for the specific mobile. The device has CWM as ...
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Google Play Services Sync problem on Android 2.3.6

I have a phone Samsung GT-S5302 it has stock ROM and root. When it connects to internet it started to sync as always (sync icon appears), but the icon doesn't disappear even after 8 hours and I can't ...
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how to backup files from an encrypted SD card for upgrade

recently bought a new SD card and I want to transfer the files from my current one to the new card. However, the files on the current card are encrypted and I have no way to copy them. I need some way ...
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Why I am unable to check balance on BSNL Mobile in Android Phone?

I have just ported my Tata Docomo number into BSNL Mobile and it is working good. But I am not able to check my balance and recharge top up coupons because USSD code that we run, like *123#, are not ...
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stock email: activesync/exchange: selecting which folders to sync

I have two devices getting email from the same exchange activesync server. same account. One is an old 2.3.3 nexus, another is a samsung tablet with 4.1 (or newer, not 100% sure now.. it may be 4.2) ...
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Can you run Android in a VM on PC?

I came across a how-to guide for running Android 1.7 in a virtual machine (VirtualBox), but 1.7 is old. I haven't been able to find a Android 2.2 or 2.3 image anywhere, does anyone have any ideas on ...
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Websites suddenly inaccessible but Google search works

I'm using a Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S running Android 2.3.4 as a secondary phone. I used to surf internet until recently without so much hassle (using WiFi, not mobile data). But recently, some ...
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How do I get my picture to appear in message threads?

In the stock messaging app, the contact I'm messaging has their picture next to their replies, but mine is just a grey box; how do I get my picture there? I have a contact called 'me' with my picture ...
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Can developers build applications for unsupported Android versions?

My smartphone still works as a mobile phone. I would like to exploit it at its full potential but many applications don't support its "old" operating system Gingerbread 2.3.6. I do not want to buy a ...
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adb input keyevent 26 - Not waking device up

I am trying to wake a device up using the following adb command adb input keyevent 26 This correctly emulates the power button keypress if the screen is on, but will not turn the screen on if it was ...
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Wifi - "Error" , MAC Address is also unavailable

Just recently I Had to flash my boot partition back to it's Original, after a custom Kernel I was using had a few bugs. Upon flashing my original boot partition I used my phone as normal, but just ...
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How to back up game data in galaxy y s5360

I have Samsung galaxy y s5360 in which i installed hill-climb racing i want to backup game data but i dont have google play service and cannot installed it because of low space is there any way to ...
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What does "Locked Messages" mean?

When I try to delete a message, I get prompted to select whether to "Delete locked messages". There doesn't appear to be any difference if I check this option or leave it unchecked. Does anyone know ...
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Text Messaging: Group Text Message

I have a DroidX running Android 2.3.4. When somebody sends me a text message that goes to other devices too, is there anyway I can tell? Usually the only way I find out is when somebody else does a ...

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