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How to “safely” root a Motorola XT320 (running Android 2.3.6 / Gingerbread) without loosing data?

Related to this question: How to extract calendar data from the stock calendar app of Android Gingerbread (2.3.6) without a Google account? How can I "safely" root a Motorola XT320 phone running ...
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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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xt1527 in boot loop with usb debugging disabled

a couple days ago my xt1527 started acting weird. Gapps started to crash out of nowhere. Today, every app that I tried to open crashed 2 seconds after, so I turned my device off to reboot and see what ...
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Change device name on EXIF file

Recently I've been flashing some ROM s on my Moto X, and I noticed that the EXIF data from photos show my device name as: Phone. How can I change this information on the system so it saves correctly ...
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Only some apps on my moto g5 have internet access

I have had a Motorola Moto G5 for around a month now and today, suddenly it seems that apps like Instagram are unable to connect to the internet. I have restarted the phone, restarted the modem, ...
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recover imagen for the wallpapers

i have a androi motorola e2, time ago i put one imagen for the wallpaper, after a time i deleted that imagen, but that picture still in the options, when i have to select one wallpaper for the ...
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Strange debugging mode

I put my Motorola XT912 (ICS) unlocked in my pocket and it started some kind of debug mode. There is bar on top which shows coordinates and every swipe is marked with a blue line. I don't know how to ...
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Is it possible to repair an accelerometer?

First of all, my device is a Moto E. It has fallen two times, both from bed height. So after the second fall, I noticed that my screen orientation stopped changing. I checked the "rotate screen ...
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What are RAM , ROM and their types used in Motorola smartphone?

Well I know some basic information about RAM and ROM. RAM is Random Access Memory with two main types i.e. SRAM and DRAM. Whereas ROM is Read only memory. There are five basic ROM types: 1.ROM 2....
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Lost Android Phone data security

I want to know if a lost smartphone which has been marked in all google related security activities(Erase Data,Lock etc),Can someone still recover something from the phone using hardware dismembering ...
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Moto M: Phone in “Red State”. Does not boot. Cannot enter fastboot or recovery

I tried to install a custom ROM on my Moto M, and failed in the attempt. I uploaded TWRP, and misguidedly executed adb flashing lock afterwards. Now my phone says: https://imgur.com/a/r2VA0 Red State....
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Battery Level Instant Drop

Recently, muy phone has had several instances of instant battery level drop; not as in quick drain, but rather, immediate drop. I've been able to document these two occurrences : Between the first ...
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Unknown apps - My Consumer Cellular and Prip

I've purchased MotoG4 Plus (Unlocked) around Summer 2016 at Amazon(India). I've been using the phone since then and have been extremely cautious about the apps I use on my phone. Whilst playing ...
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“An Internet connection cannot be established” when using Motorola Device Manager

I picked up a Motorola Luge for some testing. I plugged it into my Mac and it launched Motorola Device Manager. The device manager appears to check for updates (I presume for both the program and the ...
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Where is the IMEI located on a Motorola phone?

I have two motorola phones - One that I fastboot erase all'd 'accidently' and lost £300, so I was wondering if I could just transfer the IMEI from one phone to another?
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What version of Android Wear is on Motorola Moto Sport?

What version of Android Wear is on Motorola Moto Sport? I look lots of old news about plans to issue, but didn't googled any confirmation.
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Is it possible to update android version in Motorola xoom tablet?

I have a tablet of Motorola (XOOM MZ604), it is rather old but for me looks and behaves like new, except of one big problem that I cannot install important applications on it because the android ...
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Recent apps button not working on Motorola Nougat 7.0

I recently added another user to my Android device. I am using 7.0. Now, recent apps button is not working, i mean... Sometimes it do sometimes don't.
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SD card not showing files when connected to pc

When my phone MOTOROLA G3(2015) is updated to Marshmallow, its not showing files when connected to PC. While connecting, it shows options as charing only, PTP, MTP, MIDI. When I select MTP, it shows ...
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Why I can't install apps in my phone even sufficient space is available?

So I own Moto E 1 gen, running now Android 4.4 stock I tried to install Adobe reader,Jiotv I end up with a message "Out of space" I used both ways,APK and Playstore both ways don't work. Although ...
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Why doesn't Motorola Moto G4 sometimes not accept phone calls?

I'm using a Motorola Moto G4 Play with LineageOS. From time to time I get a message that someone tried to call me, but I wasn't available. This hasn't happened with other phones, so I suspect that it ...
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How to enable USB host mode in Moto G4 Plus

I have Moto G4 Plus device. I have to do some stuff by enabling USB host mode on my device. I have enabled USB debugging and it is on charging. I am using USB cable. My device is non-rooted It shows ...
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Phone crash caused my app icons to dissapear?

My phone crashed a few minutes ago and when I turned it back on, the majority of my app icons were gone. I could open then from the app store and it said they are installed but the icons are just gone?...
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How to flash Android O image in Moto G4 Plus

I have Moto G4 Plus device which has Android 7.0 - I want to flash Android O system image in Moto G4 Plus. I see https://developer.android.com/preview/download.html where system images are for Nexus, ...
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Could I get some help installing google play store and services on my phone?

I am using a Chinese issued Morotola Moto X with Android version 5.1.1, some Chinese variation, I don't really have a name for. Either way, before when I installed the Google Store (with their help), ...
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Selfie stick button causes google now to listen

I am using motorola E (2nd gen). i have a selfie stick with audio jack port. when i attach the selfie stick, and hit the button on the stick, it displays a window where it says listening... and ...
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Moto G5 Plus - will the US sim free version work with a UK sim card? [duplicate]

I'm getting a new phone and I'm pretty set on the Motorola G5 Plus. I live in the UK but I will be traveling to the US soon and I'm considering buying a new phone while I'm there ($230 vs £250 here ...
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secret test menu (ie *#*#4636#*#*) has no battery, network locks, or phone tests

just got a refurbished moto g4. I wanted to run some tests and check the battery health status, using the secret code, but there's only those 4 in there. How come? In the mean time, I tried using ...
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What's the “Thumbs up” setting in Motorola Camera app

I have Motorola Moto Z Play phone. When switching to front-camera in Camera app, there is a setting that I haven't figured out it's purpose. It has three possible options: Off Manual (shows a slider ...
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SD Internal make my Motorola X Play 3rd generation reboot and unmount sdcard

I bought the fastest 32 GB SDCard : Sandisk Extreme USH-I card ( Ultra HD ) Then, I formatted it as Internal Storage ( I have Android 6) Now, my phone reboots sometimes, and also my sdcard is ...
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I need an idea for recovering my data

after I tried for 4 hours, I really need your help. Let me tell you my story: I dropped Moto X 2nd Gen (running Android 6.0) some days ago, the screen is shattered and only shows some kind of green ...
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Nexus 6 display performance, PWM and flickering

Does anyone have any information about Nexus 6 (and its "brothers") real display performance? I'm worried about PWM/flickering, that usually exists in AMOLED displays and makes them ...
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How do I get my Android to turn on?

I have a Motorola Turbo 2 Android. It won't turn on. It just stays on the Power By Android screen. I have tried turning it on by holding the volume up and power buttons. The screen shots up but I get ...
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CyanogenMod no keyboard

I have cyanogen mod on my Motorola Xoom. I did a reset and now I cannot access my keyboard. It's says 'unfortunately keyboard has stopped working.' I'm not connected to the internet. What can I do? ...
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How can I get the Moto Z USB Drivers?

I want to use my Moto Z as a physical device, however I can't without the drivers. The only thing I found was the Motorola Device Manager. However, plugging it in to my PC I get this, even though I ...
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Can't turn on WiFi - Mac Adress Unavailable on Moto E

Like the title says, i'm having trouble with the WiFi. I just can't turn it on, and i think it has to do with the Mac Adress, which is "Unavailable". I have tried the following things: 1 - Use ...
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Why is my battery so awful?

I was wondering if anyone can help me find out why my battery is draining so fast? I have tried doing a factory reset to help(screenshot taken after factory reset), I have also tried uninstalling any ...
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Official firmware for Moto G 2014 XT1069

I've got one Moto G 2014 XT1069 (dual sim) device, that I might need to flash the factory image. The point is that I'm totally new to this, and although I have found many tutorials on the matter, I'm ...
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GPS issue when Mobile Data is enabled

I have two Motorola devices, a Moto X2 and Moto G3, both with Android M 6.0 (Original most recent ROM without root). I have recently noticed problems with the GPS on both devices. Google Maps and ...
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On TurboCharging, “Charging Slowly” message displayed on my phone Moto G4 Plus

My Moto G4 Plus has the turbo Charging(30 min Charge 80%) feature. But when I connect to a Turbocharger, I get a display message on my lock screen as "Charging Slowly". On connecting a general ...
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My (other) Moto G3 won't update to the latest Android version

I have two Moto G3 phones (XT1541), the older one is on Android 6.0.1 and the newer(!) one is still on Android 6.0. Why is it not updating to 6.0.1 ? The phones are international versions and the ...
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How to move google search bar to bottom of home screen?

I have moto g4 plus rooted phone with Xposed installed. Google search bar is at the top of screen and it is inconvenient to reach it every time to search for apps. Is there a way to move it to the ...
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Moto Z Force unlocked?

Next week I'm going to us and I will buy a new phone. I was thinking of buying a Moto Z Force. But I heard it is only available for Verizon. I'm from Brazil and would like to know if even if the ...
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Internal memory of my Moto E is almost full even after uninstalling and disabling so many apps. Will rooting it out help? If yes, then how?

I feel that in 2-3 months my phone will stop even updating the existing very few apps. So I am thinking about rooting it. But even if I root my phone will I be able to do something to fix this ...
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How Do I root Motorola x Force?

I've just bought a shiny new Motorola X Force and I would like to be able to root it. Is there an app that I can use? https://www.motorola.co.uk/products/moto-x-force Any help would be much ...
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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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managing marshmallow synchronisation

My wife and I bought some Android phones at about the same time. She bought a Motorola Moto G2, I bought a Moto E2. They run Android 6 (Marshmallow), System versions 24.41.34 and 24.51.39 respectively ...
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Motorola G Third Gen SD Card

I have a Motorola Moto G Third Gen with me (the budget phone) with an 32 GB sd card (Micro SD HC-I) from ADATA. When I upload videos to YouTube or Facebook, my Storage & USB menu tells me that the ...
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Motorola RAZR D3 power button doesn't (un)lock screen

I have Motorola RAZR D3, and when I press the power button, nothing happens: If the device goes to lock screen (after 5s), I can't unlock it with the power button, and the only way is using the soft ...
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MotoG won't proceed after Blue M Screen after Cache Wipe& Factory Reset

Ive been using this MotoG for 2 years now. Recently, all the Apps started to Crash on opening and on Restarting the Phone it would always show the "Optimizing xx Apps of xx" .I then did a factory ...