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The Motorola Droid is a smartphone offered exclusively by Verizon (in the US).

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How to reorder, add or delete home screens in the native Droid Maxx launcher?

When booting up the Droid Maxx and not using a custom launcher, there are five swipe screens by defualt. Is there a way to reorder, add or delete screens? Usual two finger pinching or twirling has no ...
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Will my phone (carrier unlocked but initially locked to verizon) get locked after Kitkat update?

I've bought Motorola Droid Razr M from eBay. It is locked with Verizon by default, so seller unlocked device for me and it is working fine. It comes with Jelly bean 4.1.2 and I found that Kitkat ...
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How can I boost the volume on my Droid's speaker?

I used to have an app for my Treo called "Volume Care" that let me boost the volume of my speaker beyond what the factory settings allowed. Is there any app or hack that would allow me to push my ...
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Droid Explorer path to SDK Tools

So my mobile phone lost my contacts when I synched with google contacts. Someone said that that the contacts may be marked as deleted so changing to active would show them. So I backup all app data to ...
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How to bypass FRP on Moto E4 plus [duplicate]

I recently received a moto E4 plus u.s. Cellular phone I would like to find it a way to be able to use it with straight talk. I got it from a friend's friend and they do not remember their username ...
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How to root the Droid Maxx with 4.4.4 KitKat

Is there a way to root the Motorola Droid Maxx (Android 4.4.4 KitKat)? It doesn't even support the ESPN app as-is.
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I can't hear the caller

I can't hear audio from other side, but the caller is able to hear me. It's not always been like this. When I make a phone call (including to voicemail), I can't hear the other party and the other ...
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My phone keeps beeping randomly! Even in safe mode

It started about two days ago. It randomly beeps every two to three minutes. Sometimes it beeps more frequently, sometimes not so much. It has no pattern. I recently downloaded the reddit app and ...
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How can I fix a Droid Razr Maxx's power button?

Suddenly, today, the power button stopped working. I tried to turn off the screen and it wouldn't. Everything else works just fine. Eventually the screen timed out, and wouldn't turn back on. ...
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What is purpose of EAB application?

What does the EAB Application do? It's listed as an app and a service. Specifics: EAB application com.motorola.rcs.eab. Thanks.
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Confusing comments in MTK Droid Tools

Every version on MTK Droid Tools on https://mtkdroidtools.com has a file "files_for_delete.txt" with comments in Russian. What's the meaning of that - should't it be in English to let everyone read ...
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I cannot take pictures because my phone says “your internal storage is running out of space”

I have over 7GB of internal space left on my phone yet it keeps telling me to delete files and pictures. I deleted all of my pictures and some big apps but it continues to tell me the same thing when ...
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Smartphone USB issue

Whenever I connect my Motorola turbo phone to my computer, it is not functioning properly. In development settings, I have debugging and tethering on
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Can I upgrade Android on my Xoom? [duplicate]

I have a old school 32 gig wifi-only Xoom. I would like to upgrade to a newer version of Android, so I can use Chrome. Also I got the tablet, so I could download and manage my google home devices. Is ...
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motorola droid turbo battery not charging

I bought droid turbo about five months and I upgraded it to marshmallow. Unfortunately, it fell on the ground four times, then the fourth time it stopped charging. When I connect the charger, it ...
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Wi-Fi won't stay off

I have a Motorola Droid and have just installed the latest update. The Wi-Fi network at my workplace is temperamental, so I prefer to simply turn off the Wi-Fi and use 4G. The issue is, when I ...
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How to hide text message preview?

Just got a new phone, Droid Turbo 2. Used the stock messaging app. Whenever I get a text with the phone unlocked, the whole text displays in a drop down box that pops up at the top of the phone. I ...
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How to edit build.prop without root and without custom recovery?

I have an old Motorola-Verizon phone. Since it is a Verizon exclusive model, they didn't left any chance of rooting phone, unlocking bootloader or installing custom recovery. So my question is Is it ...
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How to break in a new cell phone battery?

Whats the best way to break in a new cell phone battery? I just got a replacement battery for my Motorola Droid and so far through 2 cycles it is barely lasting a few hours.
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How to reset phone (DROID TURBO) system settings without factory reboot? System UI has stopped working

So, a little bit of background. The worst part about this is that I'm pretty confident I know how to fix it, but I don't know how to go about doing the thing I need to do to fix it. Bear with me a ...
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Can a Motorola Droid be in Landscape mode on the Home Screen w/out sliding out the keyboard?

It's all in the title, but again for clarity: Is there any way to make my Motorola Droid use Landscape mode on the Home Screen without sliding out the keyboard?
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How to measure battery capacity (mAh)?

I've bought an Android device (Motorola Droid 4) online yesterday, the seller claims that it's 3300 mAh (and that's one of two reason why I bought it), but when I receive the device and check it, ...
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Droid Turbo Won't Receive Texts

I have a Motorola Droid Turbo with Verizon as my carrier. Earlier this week (May 30th), my phone began to receive text messages intermittently. I now go hours without receiving any text messages and ...
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How to change calendar week start day in Android?

I prefer my week view of my calendar to start on Monday rather than Sunday. I already have my Google Calendar set that way (to which I sync). How can I do the same on my Droid (Android 2.2)?
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How to pin Google search bar to top of screen Droid Z

I deleted my Google search bar. All the answers I can find about this say to find it in the widgets and bring it back to the home screen. But before it was deleted the search bar was above the home ...
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What can I expect if I unroot my Droid?

I am thinking about rooting my Moto Droid but I don't know much about the subject, I've been doing some reading, but I'd like to know: If I were to root and then wanted to unroot later on for some ...
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Remove camera icon from kitkat lock screen?

I have a Droid Razr Maxx HD that just got an OTA update to KitKat. I am wondering if there is a way to remove the camera icon from the lock screen and disable the right-to-left swipe to enable the ...
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Wifi problem on the first start droid turbo

I reseted to factory defaults and in first boot in initialization step it requires wifi connection to setup but not detecting wifi network, how to get through this help please
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Wifi error after Motorola XOOM tablet Android 4.0.4 update

I have a Motorola XOOM type tablet. Three days ago I updated my tablet to Android 4.0.4. But after that I can't connect to my wi-fi modem. I was successfully connecting before this update. I also ...
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Motorola DROID Maxx In Reboot Cycle

My Motorola DROID Maxx, for some unknown reason, is constantly restarting. I tried to put it into safe mode, but to do that it needs to restart and it continues to go through this loop. I had this ...
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How to root droid running 4.4.4 KitKat

I have a Motorola XT1080 (also known as droid maxx) from verizon, and it is running android version 4.4.4. Is it possible to root this device, and if so, how do I do this?
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Can my Droid MAXX NOT delete everything if someone enters in the wrong password 10 times?

Recently someone was messing with my phone when they shouldn't have been, most likely playing with the password screen (I use the pattern thing with nine dots), and my phone factory reset. I'm trying ...
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Place icons anywhere on Droid Maxx

I have a Droid Maxx. Unlike any other Android device I've had, I cannot place app icons anywhere on the screen. They fill in towards the bottom of the screen, just like iOS. Is there an option to ...
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FRP bypass on droid turbo lolipop 5.1 build su4tl-49

on build SU4TL-44 the method works but not on this build 49. You can tap build# all day with nothing happening. I can search google and goto rootjunky but cant download. I can goto play store but cant ...
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Moto Voice implementation without root?

The new Moto G4 and Moto G4 plus made by Lenovo, unlike the other Android Motorola phones, is incapable of texting for you and answering your calls while driving, unlike the predecessors Motorola ...
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Is there a way to display Interstate Rest Areas on Google Maps Navigation?

I've had several instances where this information would have been useful when navigating w/ Moto Droid, but I haven't been able to figure out a way to get to interstate (USA) rest areas in Google Maps ...
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Very low to no volume after upgrade to 6.0 marshmellow

I recently upgraded to 6.0 and since then I have had very quiet volume on calls and even when listening to music. I have everything turned up to maximum but still very quiet like it is on low. Has ...
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Is there a way to access files off a locked phone with a black screen?

So my Droid 2 died on me and went grey screen with lines. I can't see anything and I can't access my files. Is there any way to maybe project the screen or access it so I can unlock the phone?
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Restore gmail account to Android

I just got a new Motorola Droid Turbo 2, Android 5.1.1 I have 2 gmail accounts & 1 just disappeared (it was there as of yesterday), altho I can access it from any computer. I have tried to add the ...
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Is there anyway to get my droid Maxx to recognize my external hard drive that is NTFS not fat 32

I have done a lot of research on this and it would seem like in this day in age this would not be very hard to figure out
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Factory reset to restore performance? What are the disadvantages?

tl;dr: What bad things will happen if I do a factory reset? So I've had this original Droid for about a year and a half. I love this phone, and if only I could get it to be a bit faster and have a ...
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Motorola Droid 4 xt894 won't turn on

Yesterday I charge my phone using USB till this morning, but now it won't show start, i've tried: pressing power button >3s pressing power and volume down button >10s but it doesn't work. when ...
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Boot screen hangs even after factory reset

My Droid Razr XT910 was constantly booting and after a forced reboot still hangs here. As a next step I wiped out the data via the boot menu, i.e. a factory reset. But the phone still hangs with the ...
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SystemUI/lockscreen malfunction on DROID Turbo

I have a Motorola DROID Turbo running Android 5.1, unrooted, and I cannot unlock the phone because the lockscreen does not appear. This problem started occurring after the phone ran out of battery and ...
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DROID 4 ADB Driver for Linux

I'm trying to unlock my phone using this tutorial. It stated that: Prerequisites A computer with DROID 4 adb drivers installed. alternate link Enable USB Debugging on your device by going to ...
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How can I stop the Music app from launching when headphone is plugged in?

I have a Moto Droid, running Android 2.2 (Froyo), although this behavior also existed on 2.1. Whenever I plug something in the headphone jack, the Music app will start up (sometimes with a bit of a ...
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Droid Turbo Bluetooth Microphone with Touchless Controls?

Can you use a bluetooth microphone to activate the touchless controls on the Droid Turbo? ("The "Ok Google Now" feature)
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Android: Force Music Application to Refresh List of Playlists

How can I force the built-in Music App in Android to refresh my list of playlists. Even after I delete one from my SD card, the playlist will still appear in my list of playlists.
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Rooting A Motorola Droid Razr M Phone on Verizon Network

I have a Droid Razr M, running on the verizon network. I would like to root this phone so I can use some of the more advanced features of Tasker; however, I am very fearful of "bricking" my phone. I ...
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Using ADB without MTP support

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 with a Motorola Droid Turbo. When I plug the phone in with a USB cable, my phone does show any USB connection notification. I see that libmtp does not support Motorola's Droid ...