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trouble with update android lenovo A2010-a

Today I updated my Android Lenovo A2010-a to latest version (Android 5.1): I just click on message like that "Your have new update. Update have downloaded and can be installed". Than was opened new ...
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Mock Locations option keeps turning off

I am trying to test an app i have been sitting on for a while. In order to do that i need to use the option "Allow mock Locations", so i set it to on. But as soon as i refresh the page it's gets ...
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Using drony to enable system wide ABP

I am trying to get system wide adblock set up on android 5.1. After setting up the proxy as asked in was told that it would only work on the default "internet" browser. After further research I found ...
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How to Organize Home Screen Icons in Folders?

I am using a Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310F) smartphone with Android 5.1.1. I am trying to combine several icons on the home screens into folders, like I did on various other Android devices before. ...
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How to upgrade Android on Nesus 6 after it`s downgrade

I have an Nexus 6 phone in my company which is used for automatic testing purposes. After release of Android 6.X our framework was not ready to work with new permission system so we downgraded Nexus 6 ...
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Gmail won't retrieve emails automatically after lollipop 5.1 upgrade

I have a Motorola Moto 4G 2nd gen and since purchase I have used google's gmail application for my email. Everything worked fine. I would receive emails very quickly without having to do much. ...
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Dialer, Contacts and Messenger apps closing automatically in Oneplus X

Since a week, the Dialer, Contacts and Messenger apps have been crashing frequently whenever I try to open them. But after few hours after crashing somehow they start working normally. I have tried ...
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What is this lockscreen app?

So sometimes when I try to unlock my phone I am greeted with this: When I swipe up I am greeted with my regular lockscreen. Why exactly am I seeing this lockscreen? It appears randomly, does not ...
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How to enable auto sync on WiFi only

I want to have Auto Sync on my android always enabled, but I want it to only work while on wifi. I don't want to enable/disable it everytime I am going from wifi to mobile data. So is there a way to ...
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How can I unlock the bootloader for my Moto G [Verizon Pre-Paid]

I've had this phone for 2 years, the moto g 1st gen with verizon prepaid. ive looked everywhere. theres no way to unlock the bootloader, atleast not that I've found. I've searched everywhere on the ...
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How to make WhatsApp store media on external SD card (instead of device storage)?

I have a lot of media files circulating between all my contacts and groups in WhatsApp. And all the media (images, audio, video) takes a lot of space on the device storage (internal). I have not found ...
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How to install Play Store on Jio Lyf LS 4005?

I have recently bought a Jio Lyf 4005 which has Android 5.1 Lollipop running. But it does not have Google Play Store, instead it has Lyf Store (provided by the ISP) which has only a few apps available....
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How can't install a 338KB app when I have 474MB free?

I have a Motorola phone, with 8GB of internal memory. To my surprise, in a few days, I had 474MB of free space, but couldn't install a 338KB app!! So, clearly the limit of ~25MB referred to in some ...
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Galaxy A5: How to set power button to reject calls (no root)

I've found in Settings/Answering and ending calls how to answer by pressing Home key and how to end a call by pressing the Power key. Is there any other possibility to assign the power key in order to ...
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How to mount media partition for emulated primary only in android

I am trying to mount media partition mount point as /storage/emulated but it showing mounting and media files are showing in /storage/emulated. but i am unable to find images in gallery, what is ...
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Swapping External SD Card Memory with Internal Memory on Android Lollipop

I own an Xperia M2 D2303, and I'm on the latest Lollipop build (see footnote). I've followed this tutorial but to no success since it'd seem Sony has changed the memory address (previously on Kitkat ...
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google play doesn't work on my home wifi but works fine on every other wifi

I bought a new phone yesterday and i've had this problem since i got it. the phone works great with all wifi connections but not with my home wifi connection. when it's connected to the home wifi i ...
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Lollipop SAF: how pre-installed file manager is able to write to SD card?

With SAF I am able to write to external SD card with explicit user permission. BUT I am wondering how pre-installed File Manager app is able to write to any SD card without user permission? Is the ...
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I just reset my android phone, how do I recover my Chrome bookmarks?

I just reset my Moto G, hoping that the Chrome bookmarks would be synced to my account but they haven't and I lost them all. They were extremely valuable and I want all of them back. Please let me ...
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language is being reset on boot

I have recently purchased a new phone (Laude M8), which is the first Android 5.1 phone I have used, and also the first phone I have used which supports dual SIM cards. I have only one SIM card ...
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Need to change the application download option

I have updated my mobile software from kitkat to lollipop. While updating, I was prompted to download the software over three option. I chose wi-fi. But when the software is updated, I am getting an ...
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“Unfortunately … has stopped”

I'm dealing with a brand-new Samsung Galaxy J5 and various apps and services keep crashing, making the phone all but unusable. It's German but these are the services that are stopping: ...
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(App) has stopped working

I know there are already several posts about it (this one for example), but all the solution I found on this one, or one the Internet in general, didn't fix my problem. My phone is a Wiko Fever, with ...
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Can I return to Tap & Go when the step has previously been bypassed?

I have a new moto maxx 2, and when I first started it, one of the setup prompts was to use Tap & Go. That was successfully initiated, but did not complete because the old phone turned off. I want ...
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Every App crashes, if you connect a BT input-device

I have a problem with my Android-tablets and a connected Bluetooth remote control. (It gets detected as a BT-keyboard, which is fine to me) The remote control is a BT 4.0-remote control and is ...
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Can't Manual-Sync email after selectively disabling Auto-Sync - Android 5.1

So I have two Google Accounts linked to my phone. The first is my private account which I would like to auto-sync (IE push notifications as soon as an email is received). The second is my work's ...
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Missing Keyboard on Lock Screen

I got a system message that the keyboard had crashed. Then my keyboard won't restart. And now that my phone is locked, I can't unlock it to try any of the normal fixes, such has disabling and enabling ...
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Dark caller ID picture for incoming call

Why does incoming caller ID picture is dark while outcoming call picture is full brightness? Is it some reason for it? Can I fix it? I find it annoying especially outdoors where the screen is pretty ...
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How to use Chrome in Google search bar on top?

I don't like the Google search bar on top because of the blue bar on top and I can't change the search time range. How can I make the search bar just use normal Chrome Google search? I use a OnePlus ...
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Do apps need to be started once to receive background data

I just recently bought my first Android based phone (Samsung Galaxy A3). One thing I noticed (or maybe imagined noticing?) is that I appear to only receive notifications (like a new message in ...
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Is there an android app that turns off sound certain times of the week (like at work)?

I know very little about android. Is there a widget, app or other way to configure so the sound is off while I am at work (or at night). Essentially trying to turn down the ringer while I am at work....
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Turning off screen activating the bluetooth

Turning off / Locking the screen is activating the Bluetooth on my device. I don't know why my device is doing this as I am unable to find any settings in Developer settings (enabling the Developer ...
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How do I remove this odd field sometimes appearing when typing?

I have recently started seeing an extra field middle left on the screen on my Android 5.1 Moto G 1st generation: I cannot tap it. It also appears in other apps, for instance Hangouts. I first thought ...
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Wifi turns off when phone sleeps - Not Duplicate

This is NOT a duplicate, I have read the other posts on this forum site and none of them have helped me. I've gone to the wifi settings and made sure Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep is ALWAYS and I've ...
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Recover Pictures

Ok, so I just dropped my android 5.1 Moto G. the screen is unresponsive and has lines and squares running along it. I was wondering if there was any way to recover photos from this phone, as it ...
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How can I prevent installation of NEW applications on an Android 5.1 device, but keep auto-updates of existing applications?

We will soon have to provide a phone to a person who is obviously not familiar with IT stuff at all, and not capable of learning anything about information security, etc. (and probably not capable of ...
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Steps to update rooted Galaxy S6

I have a rooted Galaxy S6 on 5.1.1, the first and only version I rooted my device on. I want to update to Marshmallow and still have a rooted phone. What are the steps I need to do to make this happen?...
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How to block specific URL instead of whole domain

I am looking to block a specific url like: http://foobar.com/abc.php instead of the whole domain of foobar.com I have tried to edit the host file by adding an entry 127.0.0.1 foobar.com/abc.php ...
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SDHC memory card only readable while booting my phone

I have a 32GB SDHC memory card. It cannot be mounted normally, it says Blank SD card , SD card is blank or has unsupported file system. I have tried chkdsk on it with windows 10 which results in "RAW ...
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Screen turns “on” during calls- Samsung Galaxy A8

I have Samsung Galaxy A8 and from yesterday my screen doesn't turn off during call and my ear keeps on touching other things in display like hold calls ,mute etc, giving me trouble . What should I ...
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Updating the Moto G 3rd gen from Lollipop 5.1.1 to Marshmallow 6.0.1

I'm on a UK Moto G, 3rd gen, 8GB storage, 1GB memory, currently on Android 5.1.1. I have numerously been prompted to update to 6.0. The 6.0 on Moto G 3rd gen has some bugs, like the shutter sound ...
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Status/Notification bar can't be accessed while inside full screen apps (GS4 - i9505 CM 12.1 Lollipop 5.1.1)

When I'm running a game or playing a video on full-screen it's simply impossible to push down the status bar. So I have to close the APP whenever I want to see the time, battery percentage or answer a ...
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Oxygen OS apk installation Error : Cannot display pdf

When I try and install apk file by clicking from Files App, I get the error message "Cannot display pdf (.apk is of invalid format.)" The system tries and opens pdf reader app, instead of package ...
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YouTube 360 videos will play but the view is stationary

I'm using Sony Xperia M2 phone on Android Lollipop 5.1, and the YouTube app with latest update. Any video that supports 360 view will play, but the view is stationary - I can't move it around.
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cache formatting not working

I already had problem where my phone was turning on for a while, showing 'apps are optimizing' and 'no storage left'. I had fixed it previously using recovery mode and wiped cache partition. ...
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My apps can't save my input or choice in android 6.0.1, how to fix it?

I'm using Nexus5, it's original version is 4.x, later on I upgraded it to 5.0(Lollipop) and recently I updated my system to 6.0.1, via internal upgrade mechanism. But I found a serious problem. Many ...
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Upgrading android on device with small memory

Hi I have an android Core Prime with 8GB internal storage and a 16GB sd card Currently it has andriod 4.4.4 installed It has downloaded an upgrade to 5.1.1 It says it requires 3gb of space for the ...
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How to diagnose a tethering issue after swapping sim cards?

A few weeks ago I bought an Android phone in India, popped in an Indian SIM card, plugged the phone into my laptop over USB, turned on USB Tethering, and connected to the internet immediately. It ...
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Why does Google Play Games keep auto-updating, even though I have disabled auto-updates?

Ever since the Lollipop update for my Moto E, storage space on the phone has been very tight. To make the phone more usable for the things I use it for, I've uninstalled the updates for all of the ...
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Why does it say that my phone isn't rooted properly?

Question: Why does it say that my phone isn't rooted properly? Also, can it get bricked? Full story: I got some malware, which my antivirus couldn't detect, so I installed an app called "Stubborn ...