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Using whatsapp on two devices

One device has my Sim card, the other one only the internet connection. Both devices have already been verified by my number. Will I get incoming messagges in both devices?
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Android viruses infected my phone (Tecno)

My phone has been infected with viruses for nearly a year. At first it was just a virus in disguise called 'settings', but then it spread to my Chrome, opening a site called 'aiboo.com' SmartSite. I ...
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App not detecting sdcard data

I have recently downloaded NFS Most Wanted on my Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082.... the problem is that when I copied the data folder I downloaded into Android>>> Data>>> and I installed the apk file and ...
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Is there a way to get Google Calendar reminders to act like Alarms?

I miss many calendar reminders because they're just too subtle. I might put my phone down and walk out of the room for 5 minutes, missing the reminder, then come back and not touch my phone again for ...
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Profile based on location(s)

I am an independent contractor who has trouble keeping his time sheet up to date. Is it possible to create a tasker profile or task to do either of the following? When leaving from this list of ...
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Service Tests - Security - what do the settings mean?

I have been shown how to use a code in the dialer to access the Testing menu on my Sony Xperia. I believe that checking the settings in Service Tests/Security can reveal whether the phone has been ...
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How to set default Google account on Sony Xperia ST21i?

I have set up a google account for a friend with this phone model, and we cannot make the phone to have it as a default account, nor sign in to Google.
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Meaning of Options in FastBoot Flash Menu

I've just bought my first Android device, a Motorola Moto G. Following the official guide on Motorola website, I learnt about FastBoot Flash Menu. Here there are several options. I'd like to know what ...
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How to activate a BASIS watch

I've a BASIS watch that was kept on its box for years, completely forget that I've one for a long time until now. Now BASIS after been acquired by Intel was shutdown soon after (I guess around 2016). ...
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Jar of Beans “sd card not exist”

I installed wine and ran "jar of beans.exe". It successfully loaded. I tried creating the SD Card, by clicking "settings", umpteen times. Still, it says "sd card not exist". Moreover there's a button "...
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CWM bypass md5 checking

Is there a way to bypass the md5 checking before restore in CWM? This is not an issue with an md5 mismatch (the solution to which can be easily found via google/search) The idea is that I am ...
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Which android smartphones have linux mainline kernel support? [on hold]

I am aware that Android uses LTS versions of the linux kernel, or often even worse (e.g. practically closed source cherry picked custom manufactor kernels). It is however at least possible (...
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how does teamviewer like applications work? [on hold]

I'm developing my final year project which will be an application similar like Teamviewer for android. I'm kinda new to android as well ,my question is what technology is used by teamviewer to read ...
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Mount Android device directly in Mac OS X Finder

I have a Nexus 5 and I have to use Android File Transfert to copy/check my files. It's working but it's not enough for me. For example, if I want to see my picture, there is only a list view, no ...
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2answers
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Android 4 don't require unlock at home

In the Android OS version 4, what would I have to do to require a pass code to unlock the phone when I'm away from home, but when I'm at my home, I don't need pass-code restrictions. Detecting ...
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File-based encryption security and backup/restore considerations

I'm evaluating making the move to file-based encryption on my device, but am having trouble finding satisfying answers to the following questions: Apps can place data in either a Credential Encrypted ...
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How can i reset my Gmail password from inbuilt Google settings of android if 2FA is enabled?

I've recently changed my gmail password and now i forgot password before this time i was able to reset it by OTP that Google sent to my number for verification but this time i enabled 2FA and Google ...
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1answer
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play store crashing when trying to download apps from it

i have Haier w627 mobile (rooted), my play store is not working. Sometime it opens, sometimes it don't , and even if it opens , i can't download apps from it. Whenever i try downloading app or game,...
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My Samsung Galaxy trend plus wifi wont turn on

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy trend plus and and my wifi wont turn on evey time i try to turn it on it says turning on for abit and then turns off or a second and then says turning on again but ...
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Can't boot to recovery neither rom

I made a mistake while trying to flash an stock rom in my XT1644. While unlocking bootloader, I didn't realize I had to check the "allow OEM unlock" in developer options. When I thought unlocking had ...
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1answer
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Missed call alerts when phone busy on another call?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y phone with Gingerbread. I have just discovered that I do not receive any kind of missed call notifications when my phone is busy on another call. I am quite shocked as this ...
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Apps force close on a Galaxy Ace GT-S5830i

Every app I use needs to be forced closed after less than 5 minutes. Even apps I haven't even opened [before]. I've turned off my phone and restarted it multiple times and nothing seems to work. Does ...
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1answer
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Android - Can't send SMS to short numbers

I am using Android 6.0 and when I try to send SMS (via Hangouts or Messenger) to a 4-digit number I get a confirmation pop-up and then an error saying "can't send message with %SIM_name%, error 28" I'...
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Would my phone have to be reactivated after factory reset?

I want to know if I will have to reactivate my phone since it is already currently on through boost mobile. It is a LG tribute for which I paid a full $35 for a prepaid plan on June 27,2015. It is ...
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Android Missed Call Notification Sound/Chime

Consider this scenario. I am listening to music on my android phone and I have DND mode on and set to priority only. A spam call comes in and my phone dutifully blocks the call right away but the ...
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IMEI Invalid - Lenovo S860, rooted android 4.4.2, nothing works

I saw and tried more than 10 ways to repair the IMEI, including rooting the phone, connection to PC, mobile terminal emulator, but nothing works. The phone is 2GB RAM Lenovo S860. It has 2 sim card ...
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How to hide your Wifi Hotspot from unwanted devices

Device : Galaxy S5 Version : 5.6 I have a request How can I hotspot my 4G but I only want to select who can see the network on wi-fi And for other people when they search wifi they don't see it ...
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Facebook Messenger Virus on Android

I received a message from a friend on facebook The message said "this video is yours 'mt name'" with a shocked emoji face and my profile picture below. I was daft enough to click the link and then ...
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EU vs non EU Chinese smart phones [on hold]

I am looking to buy a new phone from China which I have done before without issue. I have noticed however that some recent phones come in two versions, EU and non-EU (e.g. https://www.gearbest.com/...
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How can I connect my LG H 840 phone to Google servers in China?

I had to do a factory reset because of the UI system has stopped. Aparently it was cause by Google autoupdate and my battery problem. I tried all kind of programs in the end I hard reset the phone. ...
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1answer
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How to diagnose malfunctioning wifi?

Nexus One, cleared internal user storage to near-factory settings using the boot menu. My computer is connected to wifi, and I have a USB tether to my phone. But when I click on "Connect to wifi" -- ...
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Connect a Chromebook to the internet with a USB Modem?

Main question: The Chromebook is definitely recognizing the dongle as an internet device because an "Ethernet" option becomes available in the Network settings as soon as I plug in the USB, and when I ...
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Is “Preferred Activity Setter” a malware?

I have noticed I have Preferred Activity Setter after the most recent update of Google Play Services, and it has been wreaking havoc on my Samsung Galaxy prevail LTE on my stock browser called "...
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Change headphone left-right balance on Android 7

What is the best way to set the left-right balance on a pair of earphones/headphones? I've looked into it, but I can't seem to find an easy way to do this. I am on a rooted Nexus 6P on stock android ...
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How to programmatically change an ImageView source when the Theme is changed? [on hold]

I am implementing a dark theme to my android app. When the dark theme is on all the Images must change. Because of the way I am implementing this, I can't set the image source from the layout.xml file....
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What is a “PIT file”?

Both Heimdall and Odin have options for a PIT file. From Heimdall's option you can find, Action: print-pit Arguments: [--file <filename>] [--verbose] [--no-reboot] [--stdout-errors] [--usb-...
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PDF's corrupting / not opening when I compile them via Overleaf / LaTeX using XeLaTeX?

PDF's corrupting / not opening when I compile them via Overleaf / LaTeX using XeLaTeX? Basically when I compile a file on overleaf.com using XeLaTex then say download on chrome browser onto my android ...
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Windows program to control android phone

I have a Samsung A7 2017 SM-720F. Recently an update notification showed up and I just installed the new update but after that my screen keeps freezing. I have to lock and unlock the screen to use it ...
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Why can't person on other side hear music playing in my phone during a call?

I always wonder why is it that while on call, the person on other side can hear my voice clearly but can't hear any music/video playing on my phone. Mic fairly picks up any other ambient sound playing ...
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Using wired and wireless headphones simultaneously?

I have 1 android device, 1 wired headphones, 1 wireless headphones, 2 ppl willing to watch film. When I connect both of headphones only wired work. Is it possible to use both of headphones ...
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Is there a way to test if a firewal (AFwall) l is blocking a specific app?

I installed AFwall+ to block internet connection for my keyboard. Is there a way I can test if this is actually working? The keyboard is Swifkey.
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How to Upgrade Sony Xperia Z3 Compact (D5803) to Android 8.1?

How do you upgrade the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact (D5803) to Android 8.1? There are a number of web pages that attempt to answer this question, but none of them provide every step along the way. These ...
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How to prevent phone to install bloatware automatically

I have a THL T9 Plus. I just wonder, why are applications installed automatically in background. I already installed NoRoot Firewall and Avira Antivirus. These are in most cases "HotKnotBean" and "...
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Installed CM12 on Sprint Galaxy S4, GAPPS crashing upon start

So I just installed CM12 for my Sprint Galaxy S4 using TWRP 2.6.3.0, after doing the format of the internal SD and factory reset (guessing the factory reset after format is probably not needed). I ...
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How to add 5 week shift schedule to calendar?

I need a way to set in my workschedule wich repeats over 5 weeks in the calender, it looks like this: NNNN FFF LLL FF MM MM FF NNN FFF LLLL FF MMM FF (Night, Free, Late, Morning) Is there any way ...
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How to stream to my smartphone only what I see inside the bluestacks window

I've just installed Bluestacks on my PC because I wanted to run whatsapp inside it. I have two whatsapp account. The first one on my smarthphone and the second one inside the bluestacks emulator. I ...
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LINE lite app - “All account information has been deleted as this account has been registered with the same phone number on another device”

I can't find a way to backup my chats on LINE lite. I understand there is a way to backup and restore LINE chats on the regular LINE...LINE lite though, i am not finding ANYTHING on. The methods ...
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How to record High quality audio in android?

I have tried many android application to record voice, but they're quality is not great, often it muffles the sound, as a result of forced noise removal. But surprisingly, the video recorded from the ...
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How to export a chat thread in Tinder app?

I have a chat on Tinder that I do not want to lose. Is there any way (even against payment) to export that chat thread to pdf, txt, excel, etc.?
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How do I send SMS from PC through Android Phone or to Android Phone?

I'm looking for an app that will let me type text messages on my PC and send the SMSs directly from the PC through my phone, or save the messages to the phone for later use. I'm basically looking at ...

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