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Questions tagged [tablet]

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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when i try to power off my tablet just it just started to asking if I want to reboot to safe mode

when I try to power off tablet started asking if I want to beboot to safe mode and then says I may lose 3rd party apps but can reboot again out of safe mode.What is safe mode? why is it doing this? ...
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Unlock samsung galaxy tab t285

Hello folks I have got Samsung galaxy tab t285 but unfortunately locked on custom application which got privileges for auto load and open on startup as well I can't close that application nor WiFi. ...
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after rooting phone, can I remove all traces of original phone carrier?

Forgive my mobile ignorance. I have a Galaxy S4 from Verizon (sch-i545), and I do not use it as a phone anymore. What I want to do is turn it into basically a very simple media device for kids' use ...
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Bootloader/BIOS, flashing ROM and correlated risks. Why Android devices are more brickable than PCs?

I have a solid experience of installing different OS (Linux, Windows,...) on PC. I would like to try just for fun to install Linux on a unbranded Android low cost tablet acquired in 2015. I spent some ...
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Bring back to life my dead Tablet (Is it Bricked?)

Edited 12/3/2018 My tablet died from one minute to the next. I can't get it to turn on and it doesn't connect to the computer. I can't even get it to handshake with the computer when running SP Flash ...
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Pervasive Kingroot app avoids uninstall

I managed to root my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet with Kingroot, but I'd like to remove it and switch to using SuperSU (because of KingRoot's aggressive practices and somewhat shady ...
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Android App for split screen pdf note taking (for tablets) [closed]

Does anybody know of an app which lets you have a split screen of pdf(left) and note taking blank page(right) setting, so that you can make notes for every individual page? When you revisit it would ...
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Forgot Pin of china Tablet (USB Debugging is disbaled)

I have forgotten the password of a china tablet. It has USB Debugging disabled. I have tried to factory reset it using Power key+Volume Up key. When I reboot after a factory reset, password is still ...
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My tablet is stuck on rebooting

I got a samsung t-mobile tablet (SM-T807T) and I forgot the password I got it to reboot but now it's stuck on "downloading" "do not turn off target!" SO What Do I Do now?
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Rooiting a Huawei MediaPad 7D-501L

My old tablet, MediaPad 7D-501L from Huawei is now quite old but I thought a lightweight ROM could allow still to use it in a efficient way at least just for reading (fb2, PDF). For Linux desktop, ...
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What are some fast ways to install same apks on 400 android tablet?

I work at a school who wants to implement a modern education system with tablets. There will be around 400 tablet all should have a few applications installed for students to use. I'm planning to ...
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Android Tablet IP Webcam App no accessible after few seconds

i have an android Tablet (Telekom Puls) with Android 5.0.1 on it. Installed the "IP Webcam" App. When i want to access the Webservice of this App from another Computer in LAN, i get "connection ...
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Different android with multi-user for huawei mediapad t3? [duplicate]

Today I received confirmation from Huawei that multi-user user has never been included on my huawei mediapad t3. However, that is one feature that I would really like to have. Can I install a ...
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How to update Flipkart Digiflip Pro XT911 to latest version of android [duplicate]

I have Flipkart Digiflip Pro XT911 Tab, which have old version of android like Marshmlow, Now I am looking for a way to update it to latest android version, How can I do that. Thank you
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RCA Tablet Android 5.0 - Format SD card and transfer gallery from internal storage to sd card?

RCA Tablet Android version: 5.0 Could anyone answer.... How do I format an SD card to be portable storage and then transfer existing gallery from internal storage to the sd card so we can view the ...
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How to restore backup from Google Drive

I've a Sony Xperia Z tablet (SGP311) that has a specific setting to enable online backups. It reads (translated from Spanish): Back up application data, wifi passwords and other settings in Google ...
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How do I change what “Web Search” in Gmail opens as its search engine?

Question Summary How do I stop Samsung Internet from popping up when I select text in Gmail and click on the 'Web Search' "button", and instead bring up something else, such as DuckDuckGo search, or ...
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PDF/Image viewer with scaling to a calibrated size

I'm looking for a way to consistently display raster images or PDFs, so that the image on screen has a calibrated physical size. I.e. I create an image/PDF on a computer with a shape 10cm*10cm and ...
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Can't access filesystem from PC anymore

Starting a couple of weeks ago.. I can't access the file system from my PC on my Samsung tablet.. When connecting the tablet via USB to my PC I never get the dialog box where you choose whether or ...
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Create several Gmail accounts anonymously using only one Android tablet without letting Google know that they are created from the same single tablet?

I would like to anonymously create several Gmail accounts using only one Android tablet (but not phone) without letting Google know that the accounts are created from the same single tablet. I do not ...
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Samsung tablet GT P5113

My tablet.Is showing strong WIFI connection yet I have no Internet connection- Contacted my Internet provider who rebooted the modem still no success anyone else have these problems I don’t know how ...
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How to temporarily change ᴍᴀᴄ address without root?

There are many claims that’s it’s possible to change Wi‑Fi ᴍᴀᴄ address temporarily, but each time there’s a permission error when running one of the command. How to temporarily change ᴍᴀᴄ address ...
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What is the Difference Between an Android Phone and Android Tablet?

This is probably a dumb question, but I have never had a phone or tablet before. So what is the difference between a tablet and phone? From what I can see the tablets do not come with the monthly ...
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Installing the right version of Play Store on my old Android device

I am a Linux user, but only a beginner at dealing with android on a tablet. I have an old Asus Transformer Pad TF300T. It is running android 4.2.1 (which means Jelly Bean according to wikipedia), ...
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unfortunately, the process com.android.phone has stopped

My 10yo daughter's yuntab k17 tablet with android OS 5.1 all of a sudden started popping the error message: "unfortunately, the process com.android.phone has stopped." This tablet has a place to ...
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Alexa suddenly disappeared from my Fire HD 10 tablet, how do I recover it back?

I have an Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet, imported from USA. Alexa was natively installed and had been working ever since I bought the device. It was only recently that it suddenly disappeared from my tab. ...
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Hard reset Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T580

I got a Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T580 from work. It was previously owned. I'm trying to do a factory reset, but can't get it to shut down without the correct pattern password. I have tried holding ...
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Device is showing in device manager but not in Android ADB Interface?

Hi I am Having some problems while using adb on my computer. I connected tab to my laptop with a usb cable. And This is the device manager. Here you see that my lenovo tab is connected but not ...
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Android keyboard and setting doesn't work anymore after factory reset, i'm stuck in the setup wizard

i had a problem with my tablet, Logicom MBot Tab 71, which works with android 7 (nougat), so i did a factory reset. Now after the reset during the setup wizard i have to sign in with google to ...
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Whenever Apps automatically update via the Play Store, they are rearranged on my home screen and are added to new folders

On my ASUS Z10 from Verizon, whenever Apps automatically update via the Play Store, they are rearranged on my home screen and are added to new folders. Running Android 7.0 After I organize ...
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How to measure 3G/4G reception of tablets?

I work for a company that wants to give tablets to employees for online forms. Our initial test shows that the tablets we initially bought don't get as good reception as the employee's phones. (...
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android tablet : transfer all sounds to wifi speakers

I have got a samsung tablet and a google nexus smartphone. today, I bought 2 wifi + bluetooth speakers, namely august ws150G. The companion app allows to connect via wifi to the speakers, in stereo, ...
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Will restoring WhatsApp chats also restore my WhatsApp number

As of now I have a non-existent phone number on WhatsApp. My tablet has been running really slow lately so I decided to factory reset it. I backed everything up with titanium backup and also backed up ...
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Android Voyager 3 [duplicate]

I have an Android Voyager 3. I have done a factory reset. It is stuck on verify google account. How do I bypass the verify google account on an Android Voyager 3 Tablet?
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My tablet will not turn on. Please Help!

The screen on my tablet just won't turn on, but I was told there is a fix for it. I made sure it was charged but it did nothing. It didn't turn on when I tried to get on it, and I hadn't got on in 2 ...
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Tablet: Set Chrome as Default Web Browser on Lenovo Tab 4

I have a Lenovo Tab 4 8". I've tried clearing defaults, uninstalling and reinstalling .. but yet when I try to open an html file on my the SD Card of my tablet I only get the option to use the HTML ...
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How can I fix an android tablet which says data wipe error

My tablet seems to have have got stuck when trying to reset it to factory settings after it got stuck in the boot loop. It keeps telling me "error, data wipe failed", then flashes something with ...
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How do I Encrypt my Samsung TAB E TABLET?

I have a Samsung Tab E 32GB tablet and I am trying to encrypt the device. When I go to security (settings -> lock screen and security -> other security settings), it doesn't give me the option to ...
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How to stop automatically downloading apps? [duplicate]

How do I stop apps I don't want or use from redownloading? Apps like Google Books and Flipaclip I don't use them so I Uninstall them but the moment I turn my Samsung Galaxy back on they redownload ...
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How to remove Play-store notification “uninstall harmful app”? (kit-kat)

About a year ago I rooted my Verizon tablet with King root - which is working fine. Then when Google Play Protect came out, it started giving me this static notification telling me to uninstall King ...
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Upgrade android 4.2.2 to 4.4 (MHTMID-B718DC8 DualCore-A23)

I was trying to look up some way on upgrading this device I have to a later version (kitkat) so I'd have more functionality with this tab. I know it is a bit of a low end device but is highly able to ...
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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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How to permanently enable desktop mode on a browser app?

The tablet is brand new so rooted methods are not an option. I seem to remember there being a Firefox add on that had a similar function, which is now dead and and buried. Are there any other tricks ...
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How can an Android smartphone pretend to be a tablet? (App UI like tablets)

Smartphones have heavy restrictions, compared to tablets. Many applications, even homescreen and lockscreen, enforce vertical rotation. http://www.quora.com/Its-2016-Why-wont-my-homescreen-and-my-...
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Is my Verizon tablet affected by spectre/meltdown?

i have an old Verizon tablet (ellipses 7) and i was wondering if it's included in the specter/meltdown CPU bugs that are going around and if there is anyway to update my software to protect it?
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How do i unlock my samsung tab A

I wanted to download this app for my friend but it was in korean so it wasnt available for our country. Because I clicked the wrong time zone when i got my tablet for the first time, i ended up just ...
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Samsung tablet keeps asking to allow data access when plugging to PC by USB

I cannot access data on my tablet by USB, because when I plug it in, it keeps popping a dialog to allow access, when I pick allow, the dialog pops up again, and so on endlessly. This is a Samsung ...
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Unlock bootloader on Dell Venue 10 5050

I have a bricked Dell tablet that doesn't boot and also a has locked bootloader (Secure Boot: Enable). I've made a full partition dd backup, but now I cannot flash it via fastboot supposedly because ...
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What will happen when I remove my Google account from an Android tablet?

I got my first tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017), running Android 7.1.1). During inital set up, I connected my Google/Gmail account to the tablet. I have had my Google/Gmail account for years -- ...
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Lost password on Galaxy S2, can't shut down

My new Christmas Galaxy Tab S2 7": I was prompted to download an updated OS. I did so successfully and was prompted to restart. Okay, now I need my password. That is ONLY the password works, since ...