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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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What can be removed from Android Tablet?

I was recently given a roverpad tesla 10.1 tablet : (https://www.imei.info/phonedatabase/16842-roverpad-tesla-101/) It is total garbage as a tablet but I would like to use as a controller for a mini ...
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Google Chrome - remove old tabs

When I click on a link, Chrome opens and the link will be displayed in a new tab. However all my previous tabs are still there. By clicking multiple links again and again a new tab is opened. Over ...
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How to control Android based tablet from Windows or iMac desktop?

I have a setup in office where on a desk is fixed samsung galaxy tablet on a stand. On the same desk I have Windows PC or iMac. Customer is looking at the tablet. I am the desktop user and I want to ...
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How to let apps think phone as a tablet?

I have a Phone which has snapdragon 845 chipset on it. I've never noticed any lagging issues on this device which is far better than most decent TABs. But because of mobile, i saw some features on ...
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No GPS on Alcatel 1T 7

Before I bought this tablet, I have been exploring about it on internet, and found on GSMArena that it has built in GPS. On Alcatel official site it also says that it has built-in GPS But when I try ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Touch screen on tablet suddenly not working

This seemingly related question isn't relevant, as it concerns a replaced screen, and this question involves an intermittent problem. My tablet suddenly stopped responding to touch. I haven't dropped ...
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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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How to temporarily spoof ᴍᴀᴄ address without root?

There are many claims that it’s possible to change Wi‑Fi ᴍᴀᴄ address temporarily, but each time there’s a permission error when running one of the commands. 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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Getting "Unfortunately, the process com.android.phone has stopped" on Yuntab K17 tablet

My daughter has a 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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Fixing "Unfortunately, DMG has stopped working" on Lenovo tablets

My Lenovo IdeaTab S6000H tablet running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean had worked fine before yesterday when suddenly it turned off, and after a restart, it has shown this message periodically: ...
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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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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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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 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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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 [duplicate]

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 ...
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Tablet says "SD Card Mounted"

For some reason, my tablet has a notification that says there is a sd card mounted, although it doesn't even have and sd card. Is there a reason for this, if so how do I rid myself of the ...
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Amazon Fire HD 10 (7th Generation), two profiles and non-working installation of Google Play Services on 2nd profile

I have an Amazon Fire HD 10 (7th Generation) with the latest version of Fire OS (5.6.0.0) installed. I would like to use two adult profiles, both should have access to the Google Play Store. I had no ...
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Add Smart Lock screen security options to Amazon Fire HD 8?

Smart Lock is present in vanilla Lollipop 5.* but isn't included in Amazon Fire HD 8, which is based on Lollipop. Can Smart Lock be added/enabled on Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet devices?
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how can I prevent a factory reset of Samsung android device?

The Samsung android table I got for my kid has a "Guest Account" feature that lets anyone in without a password. Kind of defeating the point of the password feature that keeps a 7 year old kid out at ...
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Battery slowly charging on Tab S

I have a tablet Samsung SM T-805 (Tab S 10.5"). Also I have Samsung A5 2016 phone and original Samsung adapter (2A 5V). I had custom OS installed on my tablet. At some moment it became to charge ...
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Installing Lineage OS 13 on Mi Pad

I am planning to install Lineage OS 13 on my MiPad (1st gen) running MIUI7. I was told that the first thing i need to do for this is install a custom recovery like TWRP & resize the partition as ...
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Using a presentation pointer with Android tablet

I have recently bought the Nvidia Shield Tablet, which happens to have Mini HDMI output. As a PhD student in Maths (potentially staying in academia afterwards), I give and will most likely continue to ...
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What is "http://www.168077.com/12078/index.html" this webpage on my Tab browser

I am getting this web page,titled "smart Site" http://www.168077.com/12078/index.html on my Android Tab. Even After resetting to factory setting, it keeps popping up after some time. After selecting ...
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How can you make calls with Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 with 4G/LTE?

I am looking for a way to make calls from an Android tablet, namely Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 which has 4G/LTE support and thus has a SIM card slot. Do you know any ways of making calling from the Android ...
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i'm totally ignorant and my unrooted tablet is stuck in a boot loop

I have an unrooted Smartab ST1009x, which did not have ADB enabled. After a system update, I think I interrupted an app update [I tried to disable the Google app while it may have been mid-update; I ...
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Why is Cortana failing to search online?

In case it matters: Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0, running Android 6.0.1 (plus whatever Samsung's put on top of it, too). Region is Australia. Just got the Cortana Assistant app a couple days ago. Mostly ...
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Can i make a phone call at my Lenovo A5500-H tablet? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo A5500-H tablet with a sim card slot and i want to know if i can make calls on it. I hope you can help me fix this.
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