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Difference between Google Photos Sync and Google Photos Backup Sync?

In the Accounts section of setup, what is the difference between Google Photos Sync and Google Photos Backup Sync? When would I want to enable one over the other, and when would I want to enable both?...
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How to delete dumpstate/logcat on Moto E

My phone is running out of internal memory. So I searched online and found a solution, which was to dial *#9900# and then delete dumpstate/logcat. But when I dial the same on my MOTO E, I dont see ...
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Nexus 10 / Android 5: recovery broken, fastboot not working

So I have broken the software of yet another Google device, this time a Nexus 10, manta. What I did: - tried to install Ubuntu like so. It failed with 2015/07/18 01:20:36 Cache formatting was not ...
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Does flashing Factory image on nexus 5 reinstall core apps

I messed up with some internal core apks of nexus 5 running 5.1 (android L) to be particular Google play services. I want to get back the original apks. Would flashing factory image help me with that ...
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phone won't connect to wifi after upgrade to Android 5.1

I upgraded yesterday to Android 5.1. Looks awesome but thinks that my home internet wifi is not responding and won't connect to it anymore. (Give me an exclamation mark on wifi.) The new feature (stop ...
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How to prevent apps auto-reinstalling?

Almost every time I connect my phone to my PC apps auto-reinstall in the background. I say "auto-reinstall" rather than "auto-update" because the versions aren't changing. Auto-update is disabled but ...
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Can user data be recovered after formatting and flashing stock ROM?

I am exchanging my old Android L phone for a new one. I have formatted the whole phone including bootloader and flashed its stock ROM using SP Flash Tool twice. I hope my data has been overwritten. ...
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How to spawn “sign-in to network” page for a captive portal?

How do I execute captive portal? On a Z828 from ZTE, Android version 5.1.1, I'm trying to get something like: While Starbucks generally works for me, all too often, other networks, when using public ...
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Lenovo Vibe p1m suddenly slow

Today I notice my Lenovo Vibe p1m is running slow. It coudn't open Chrome without freezing. The whole UI is basically sluggish. It also couldn't open the flashlight. I have tried removing the sdcard ...
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Can't get passed Setup Wizard after Factory Reset cause Google Play Services keeps stopping!

after Factory Resetting my Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50F Tablet with Android 5.1 i can't get passed the Setup Wizard after selecting the WIFI you want to connect it.. After Checking the Connection then it's ...
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Can I uninstall apps in Lollipop without clearing data?

I'm paranoid when uninstalling apps because I'm under the impression that uninstalling them directly without using the "Clear Data" function on the app's page first will result in leftover files ...
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Yuphoria bricked and stuck in bootloop

My Android device YU Yuphoria is currently bricked and stuck in a bootloop. What I tried to do to cause this was that I first rooted the phone and installed TWRP. Then I installed Android Nougat on it,...
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signal strength *send* by my phone

When I get a call, I often can hear the other side just fine, but they don't hear me. This happens so often that I wonder if the problem could be my phone's sending signal strength. (There are tons of ...
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Lock Screen Wallpaper

I don't know how to have a lock screen wallpaper on my phone. I'm using an Android 5.1 Lollipop (Omega HD3, Cherry Mobile). Where can i find the setting to set my lock screen wallpaper on my device?
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How to choose external SD Card in Storage Access Framework (Open Camera App)

I am using Open Camera, I want to store photos in an extarnal sdcard. The FAQ says: you can enable "Settings/More camera controls/"Use Storage Access Framework", and this should allow you to save ...
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What is “Smart Standby”?

My phone, a Blu Studio C 5+5 running Lollipop, has a toggle icon in the quick settings pulldown area labeled Smart Standby. I've found nothing in the phone's documentation or on Google that indicates ...
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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 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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Nexus 4 disable vibrate

I am using a Google Nexus 4, running Android 5.1.1. I am trying to disable vibrations when I use the unlock pattern, or the main button panel home, back, and open apps tray. All of these buttons ...
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Any way to disable Slide to Call/Message?

Is there a way to disable the Slide function to call/Message contacts in Phone on Lollipop 5.1.1? My phone specs: SM-G925F Android Lollipop 5.1.1 Thanks in advance!
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How can I exit “Quick Mode” on Acer Liquid smart phone?

The Acer Liquid 630 received a Lollipop update in December. I accidentally launched Quick Mode and now I am not able to exit. If I choose to end QM, the phone asks for confirmation but stays in Quick ...
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On OnePlus One w CyanogenMod, how do I get better camera performance?

How do I get better camera performance from the OnePlus One w Cyanogenmod? Problems: pictures out of focus / blurry poor low-light shots flash over-exposure camera app doesn't have as many ...
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All of the Xposed framework zips I flashed gave me a bootloop. Why is that so?

I have a Google Nexus 4 running stock 5.1.1. It's rooted. I'm aware that there is no official release of Xposed for SDK 22. I tried flashing more than two unofficial zips via TWRP. And all of them ...
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How to Flash Android 5.1 in Moto E XT1022

I've update my Motorola Moto E with Android 5.0.2 in Soak Test. Here's my S/W version. . Somehow I was unable to got Android 5.1 update. thus I've decided to install it manually. I've found Moto E 5.1 ...
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Looping through Terms and Verify Google Account after hard reset

I have a recent Samsung Galaxy 6S Edge phone that had to be factory reset. After the factory reset it will loop through the 'Terms and Conditions' acceptance screen and the 'Verify Google Account' ...
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How to enable Vibrate on call connect?

I am using Android lollipop 5.1.1 on Google Nexus 5. I used to have a feature on Nokia feature phone, which would vibrate the phone when the person at other end picks up the call. I want this kind of ...
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No /system/build.prop in Nexus 7 (2012 / Wi-Fi) + Android Lollipop 5.1.1 after fresh installation

I've just updated my [old] Nexus 7 (2012 / Wi-Fi) to Android Lollipop 5.1.1 following the "standard" procedure I've alway gone through since I've owned it; Here's what I've done so far: Booted into ...
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How to filter the contacts by phone number on Android 5.1

I am running Cyanogenmod 12.1 and it appears that there is no option to filter my contacts only with phone numbers: PS: Local phone account is only for locally stored phone numbers which I have none. ...
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How do I stop my Moto G from pestering me about Motorola ID related things?

I have a Moto G 4G (2nd gen?) running Android 5.1 Lollipop. I would like to disable or suppress the endless alerts I get from it about "Sign in problem"'s and "Motorola ID unlinked" related to ...
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Tap & Go setup missed installed apps

I have just executed a Tap & Go setup moving from Nexus 4 (Android 5.1.1) to OnePlus One (Android 5.0.2). It seems to be working all fine except for the fact that the setup misses the majority of ...
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I cannot update my Alcatel Pop 3 (5) smathphone os to version 5.2

I ask for help to update the Lollipop 5.1 operative system on my Alcatel Pop 3 (5) to Lollipop version 5.2. When I try to get an update the smartphone gives me the following error message: /...
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Google Play Services stopped working on my device that uses an AOSP Android 5.1.1

My Juniper Mesa2 tablet has stopped working with anything requiring Google Play Services. I have tried sideloading the APK file and directly loading it. Nothing seems to be working. Is there an ...
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Massive increase in data usage with no change in behaviour

The primary purpose of data connectivity on my phone is checking email. I don't surf the Web when I'm "bored" (I occasionally look up something that I absolutely have to know that can't wait until I ...
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How to fix damaged ext.SD card?

I think my ext.SD card is damaged,every time I select mount it says SD card safe to remove. I downloaded Aparted and it says problem detected in /dev/block/mmcblk. Does anyone have a fix? (tap to ...
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Open with %APP% Always option not remembering

I have a intranet webpage that has a button that launches a barcode scanner app, basically by calling the app through a link to the company's webiste: <a class="btn btn-lg btn-block btn-success" ...
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How to enable the radio transmitter on yureka

So just a couple of hours ago, I unlocked the device's boot loader and after boot up, I noticed a strange app in the app drawer which was called radio transmitter. I excitedly opened the app. But, the ...
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Unable to change default launcher

I have Lenovo k5 smartphone with Lollipop 5.1.1. As stock "Lenovo Launcher" sucks, I installed Nova Launcher and set it as default. Unfortunatelly, after each restart (or even without restart, after ...
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Phone only turns on when it's plugged in but then works normally

The problem regards a cheap 5.1-based Android phone, manufactured by a company named Manta. A few days ago it randomly shut off on its own and it was impossible to turn it on because it got stuck on ...
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How to set the OS to main start instead of the recovery?

I have a Moto E 1st Gen and it got into a loop, so I flashed it, installed TWRP and upgraded to Android 5.1, everything went fine (I guess) but when I power on the device, it starts on the recovery (...
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Some disabled function on Huawei CUN-L21

usually I can free space on the internal memory of the phone in this way: settings - memory - internal archive - cached data (translation from Italian, excuse me). with my current phone, Huawei CUN-...
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moving apps to sd card is prevented by Huawei EmUI 3.1?

I wanted to ask you a question. why can not I move the apps on my sd card? my phone is a huawei cun-L21, android 5.1. the option is shown, but it is disabled. because? while, with another sd card, I ...
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Proximity Sensor problem with my Samsung Galaxy J3 2016

I have a Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 with android 5.1 and whenever I receive calls, the screen keeps flipping on/off. I guess my proximity sensor is busted ? I also didn't see anything in my settings ...
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Cannot connect android phone to pc on both Windows and linux

When i connect my android 5.1 phone to pc as mtp device to send and receive files it shows unrecognised device in Windows (tried in win 7and 10) and can not open mtp device on linux (tried in ubuntu ...
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Android 5.1 full phone encryption stuck 12+ hours in

Similar thread to this one. None of the answers were helpful. It's an unrooted Android 5.1. The device has been factory reset. Once I begin the encryption process, screen is stuck with displaying ...
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How to fix.a keyboard that doesnt show emoji?

What i try : clear cache, data, restart Result still same What i use : Android Slash Keyboard, Swiftkey, Chrooma, Go, still same. How can i fix it?
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All links open in Browser, how to stop it?

So I got a rather new (but cheap) Y100 Plus from Dogee with Android 5.1 and ALL Links open to the browser. Even when someone sends me a Location, it opens Google Maps in Browser instead of the App. ...
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Phone memory contacts disappeared but can be searched in Dialer

All my contacts that were saved in phone memory suddenly disappeared. They would not show up in the Contacts app, but are somehow searchable using the Dialer app (using T9 shortcuts - for example to ...
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How do I spoof camera input by using a pre-recorded video instead?

We need to joke a friend and we can't figure out how to do this. It should be applicable to any app that requests a video feed
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All the built in notification tones are now gone after clearing the Media Storage app's data

The Album app on my phone fails to detect some of the pictures I have after I moved them. I tried clearing the Album app's data but it didn't do anything. After looking around the internet, I found ...
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How do I exclude a subfolder in DCIM from Google Photos backup?

I set Google Photos to automatically back up pictures and videos I take and nothing else. I use an Xperia phone and it comes with a feature to take "Time Shift" photo which is essentially just a ...