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Tablet devices are larger than a smartphone and usually do not have phone capabilities, though some can use a data network over 3G or 4G.

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Install normal Linux Ubuntu on Blackview Tab 11 [duplicate]

I try, but I don't know why installation don't run. Pendrive was in reading. I can't with Android. Please instructions how install Linux. Thanks.
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Tracing a lost tablet in the house with WiFi on

I have a Samsung tablet with no SIM. The tablet works with our domestic internet connection. I live in a pretty cluttered house and periodically I misplace the tablet. Does anyone know of a way of ...
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Intel Atom powered tablet running android. Can It run a Linux Distro?

I recently got my hands onto a Neso N810 i7 (ECS TA80TA1 rebranded) tablet, powered by an Intel Atom Z3735E processor, 1GB of DDR3, and 16GB of internal storage. It runs Android 4.2.2, and given the ...
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Earbud as a microphone and phone/tablet as a speaker

Basically, I want my earbud to serve as a bluetooth microphone then connect it to my tablet to serve as a speaker. Is it possible to do this?
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Deleted complete OS from my Lenovo tablet

I was trying to root my Lenovo tablet x505x using Magisk patch image file method.And then I accidentally deleted my TWRP backup and now my Lenovo tab has no recovery or OS. I downloaded the firmware ...
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How can I setup multiple/restricted users on S6 lite?

I have an S6 lite that I would like to share with the kids. So, I would like to have a normal account that I can use, and another account that the kids can use with some supervision. I would like to ...
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Install phone version of app on tablet instead of tablet version?

Is there any way to force an app to install its phone version rather than the tablet version on a device? The particular app I have in mind is Microsoft Edge, whose tablet version is missing several ...
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How can I have an Android tablet to dial an Android cell phone to make calls?

I would like to initiate a cellular call from an Android tablet. When doing so, I want to do so without touching the phone. Additionally, I am wondering about using the tablet as a headset with a ...
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Issues Rooting a Huawei Mediapad T1 10 [duplicate]

I have a Huawei Mediapad T1 10 (model T1-A21w) that I want to root since it has a modified old EMUI; i'm trying to install a basic Android 4 or wharever. I've tried with MTKroot already and manually ...
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Is there a way to Geo-lock an Android Tablet

We are selling our house and it has extensive automation etc. To help the agents, I have bought a new tablet, where I can have a cut down access to the smart home - for demo purposes. I don't really ...
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Can I use an external hard drive on my tablet?

I'm wondering if I can use a hyper 5-in-1 USB-C hub with my x8max tablet so I can connect an external hard drive.it would make my life easier to just plug the drive into the tablet instead of copying ...
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add guest and add users grayed out [duplicate]

The add user and add guest buttons on the lock screen of my lenovo tab p11 are disabled after leaving my tablet for a week. I have turned on the ability to add a guest and new user from the lock ...
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy A8 tablet (SM-x200)

My device is a Samsung Galaxy A8 tablet (SM-x200) running Android 13. I need to root my device to perform certain actions (delete app data) through MacroDroid. I have a MacBook and no access to a PC. ...
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How can I use my BLU M10L Plus tablet 4G LTE as a phone using the SIM phone number?

How can I use my BLU M10L Plus tablet 4G LTE as a phone using the SIM phone number? I am unable to find the phone and messaging system on my tablet.
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Put SIM card w/service and number that didn't come with Blu M22 tablet

Is there any to make Blu M22 a phone? I put a different SIM card on my tablet with service and a number. I have TextNow on the phone and can make calls and send/receive texts from that number. I just ...
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Using tablet as second screen for viewing

Is there any (free) way to use a (Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e) tablet as a second monitor (with Windows) without an app? But if that's the only way, then that'll do.
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Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2-830L & 830LC & 830F > Firmwares

I have a Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2-830L and I installed a firmware from 830LC on that device. It is working with no problem. The difference between these two firmware types is : The 'L' models don't ...
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How do I use my BLU M8L 2022 tablet as a phone?

How do I use my BLU M8L 2022 tablet as a phone?
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7A stuck in reboot

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 7A is stuck in reboot mode and the hard reset won't work; it doesn't reboot to the boot menu and the power button and the volume down buttons turn it off, but it just cycles back ...
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Is there a way to force an app into tablet mode on a phone?

I have been regularly using a Mackie DL1608 digital mixer lately, and am a bit frustrated by the fact that I cannot get the full functionality of their Master Fader 5 app on my phone. When doing ...
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Bootloader unlocking not working on Nokia T20

I have been trying to install an Android 13 GSI my Nokia T20 WiFi tablet (Model TA-1392) reached its final update ever. However, in order to flash the GSI onto the tablet, it said that I needed to ...
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How to allow making and receiving calls & texts using SIM card on tablet? [duplicate]

I have an Android tablet without a telephone app. I can put in a SIM card and use the data on it. I also want to use the phone number from the SIM. When somebody calls my SIM card (mobile number), it ...
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How to stop unexpected tab interaction when using full screen web view in Chrome on Android Tablet

While using the Chrome browser application on my tablet, some pages and html based games have the ability to shift the page into 'full screen' browsing mode, which hides the tabs and such from the top ...
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Set navigation buttons back to old layout on Samsung tablet Android 13 [duplicate]

I have two Samsung Galaxy A8 Tablets. One runs Android 13, the other one 12. How do I get the navigation buttons on the bottom (not sure what they are called) back to the Android 12 layout? I don't ...
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How to view the Google Docs File menu on my Lenovo tablet?

I've googled and seen how to restore the File menu to Google Docs. They tend to say to hit the "two arrows in the upper right". For example, the number one hit that pops up (https://www....
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When using TWRP, attempts to install ROM return error this package is for X; this is a ""

I have an old NVidia Shield Tablet (AFAIK, the "original" one, not K1 rebrand, not TV one) that I decided to dug out and find some use. Unlocked, loaded TWRP... but when I try to ADB ...
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Add filter in the list of apps

ALCATEL 8088Q 3T10 tablet. In the SETTINGS of this tablet in SPECIAL APP ACCESS there is a BATTERY OPTIMISATION list. In this list one can either see all apps or apps which are not optimised. In other ...
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Installing "wrong" WhatsApp on Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

My friend purchased a new tablet, "Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite", to replace their current "Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016)". I am trying to help them move WhatsApp over. However, all my ...
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How to set an Android tablet so that it is not possible to exit a Chrome tab?

We need to set up an Android tablet so that it can only be used to browse a Chrome tab set by us. It must not be possible for the user to exit Chrome or do anything other than fill in the fields of ...
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How to block Wi-Fi on tablet via interface without possibility to restore

Is it possible and how to block Wi-Fi on a tablet via its Android's interface without possibility to restore Wi-Fi back via the interface? So that I would be able to restore Wi-Fi only with root ...
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tablet doesn't turn on, does it need a backup battery?

I would like to know if the tablet needs a backup battery to start (the device does not turn on anymore) It is an old device. thanks in advance
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STA(Internet)/STA(ultrasonic device) concurrency

I would like to pair an ultrasound device (AP) to a tablet via a 5GHz wifi (at 40 MHz) connection. At the same time the tablet should connect via 2.4 or 5 GHz wifi to the internet (AP). Unfortunately ...
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I interrupted the flashing process while reflashing a ROM to an NVIDIA Shield Portable 2 and now its soft-bricked. Is it recoverable?

i am kinda killing myself over this rn, but TL;DR I just soft-bricked my NVIDIA Shield Portable 2 (possibly 3?). The current state of things: The device turns on and is stuck at the NVIDIA ...
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Is battery protection mode still active when the device is off?

I have a lenovo tablet that has a charging dock that it's left in 24/7 (or at least almost 24/7) I have turned on battery protection mode to preserve it's longevity, but I am unsure whether the device ...
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Can I use my BLU M8L Plus tablet to make calls using my SIM minutes? [duplicate]

I currently have to use my BLU M8L Plus (4G) tablet as my phone but am unable to use my minutes to make phone calls. When I use WiFi or data to make calls, it sounds horrible and also not easy to get ...
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How to pair Android Tablet with Samsung Watch 4

It seems that Samsung Watch 4 cannot be paired to tablet for some reason even tough you can install Samsung Wear app on the tablet and pair the watch via Bluetooth (so the tablet can see the watch). ...
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Lenovo M8 Tab - how to auto hide 3 buttons navigation bar in Chrome fullscreen

I have selected 3 buttons navigation as System navigation in Settings on Lenovo M8 Tab with Android 10. Now I need it to hide automatically when not in use so that it is not visible in fulscreen ...
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Tab S7 FE tablet with external bluetooth keyboard can't write caret ^ instead it writes ˆ

I'm using my tablet Samsung S7 FE with external keyboard Samsung Trio 500. There is a problem with the caret symbol. I can use write ˆ but LaTeX cannot work with ˆ. I tried installing Google Keyboard ...
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Controlling apps for a specific user

I have no experience working with a tablet and am considering buying one for my son. I would like to have control of apps installed on his user account. Maybe the access to Google Play or whatever app ...
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Change settings on Samsung Galaxy tablet restricted profile

My kids have restricted profiles on my Samsung Galaxy tablet. The settings are good and I like the ability to control which apps they have access to. However, they are unable to sign in to their ...
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How can I tell if an Android device is locked to a specific carrier?

I want to know if an Android tablet is specific to a cellular carrier (T-Mobile, Verizon, etc.). The particular one I have in my hand now is a Samsung Galaxy Tab A, but I have multiple types of ...
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Samsung SM-T395 showing phone layouts for many apps after updating to Android 9

A Samsung SM-T395 tablet just upgraded to Android 9. It seems to now think that the layout is a phone instead of a tablet. It has stopped allowing split screen layouts for some apps. It is a small ...
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How to reset an Android tablet? [duplicate]

I got an Android tablet that my dad bought short before he passed away.. I'm trying to reset it to factory settings, because we do not know the PIN for it. By using volume up + power button it boots ...
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Silence or disable Lenovo user experience spyware notifications without root

I am trying to disable "Lenovo User Experience" notification that pops up every ~4h. I linked some info below on the specific issue which is also probably illegal in the EU, but obviously ...
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How do I factory reset this Chinese device?

I have a Pritom M10 tablet I bought from Amazon a week or so ago, it's essentially a Chinese cheap thing based on the Lenovo M10. However, the audio quality is absolutely awful and that has really put ...
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Can't boot into Recovery mode. Prestigio Multipad 2 Pro Duo 7.0

so I've had the Prestigio Multipad 2 Pro Duo 7.0 for a hell of a long time. Sitting in a box, the tablet worked fine when we bought it back in like 2015 for like 2 - 3 weeks and then we started to run ...
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Can I unlock my Samsung Tablet without Internet, or can I access internet while locked out?

I've locked myself out of my tablet. I haven't used it since high school, and forgot the password! It's a Samsung Tab E from 2015 I was able to find all the features for Find My Mobile, since I have a ...
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Hide or change the power on device logo and model number of a Samsung tablet on power-on

For a huge restoration project, a 80's boombox with a TV, I (re-)use an older Samsung Tablet (SM-T650, rooted Android 4.4.4 ) to replace the CRT TV (and to give it some 'brains'). Already customized ...
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Tablet stuck on Checking Connection after Factory Reset

Sorry to bother folks, but I'm in a bit of a pickle here! I got this RCA tablet using Android software. It has been running extremely slow as of late, and after removing everything on it, I decided I'...
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Can anyone help me install a Custom OS on this old tablet?

I have an LG G Pad™ 7.0 LTE that I got as a gift and I want to install a Custom Rom such as LineageOS on it. The only problem is that I do not know how to do this on a somewhat old tablet such as ...
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