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Will a higher class SD card reduce the risk of crashing my Galaxy Ace?

I was using my class 4 32GB SD card in my Samsung Galaxy Ace quite happily until I filled it up to a certain point (which point, exactly I'm afraid I can't find out and don't know). Once the SD card ...
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Could not do normal boot. Invalid kernel

I actually don't know what happened to my dad's phone but I cannot get pass the Samsung logo. It shows a text in red saying Could not do normal boot. INVALID KERNEL. I downloaded a new firmware from ...
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Change critical settings with ADB without root

I am new to Android "internals". I am looking for a way to change some settings on my device, just by using ADB, with debug mode enabled, without having root on my phone (warranty issues taken ...
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WiFi is "saved secured" but won't conenct

This only happens with one particular network (my device (Samsung galaxy s4, on 5.01) connects to other networks fine), but I know the issue is on my end because other devices connect. My device ...
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Mute icon on home screen?

"Do not disturb" does way way too much compared to what I would like: just mute the phone. Nothing else. Switch off the sound and that's it. If I use volume control, there's an icon for ...
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Powering on Mikona Android tablet with a broken power button

I have a Mikona Android tablet and the power button has broken quite literally snapped inwards and it has turned fully off. I have opened it up and looked at the circuit and the area around the power ...
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Remove the recent apps part on Xiaomi Mi A2

I am using Android 10 on Xiaomi Mi A2 and want to remove the "recent apps" part from my menu, but there aren't the options shown above. How to remove it?
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How to use mobile data instead on WiFi (while WiFi is on) on Android phone?

I am looking to use an Android phone as the proxy server, so I set up "Proxy Server" on my Android phone -> Connected phone to Wifi -> Got local IP of phone -> Connecting to phone ...
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Stuck in Fastboot mode with "No valid slot to boot" after Magisk rooting attempt

For a Pixel 3a XL with an unlocked bootloader, I tried to flash a boot.img file patched by Magisk following this guide, using bonito-sp1a.210812.015 from Google Factory images. After I successfully ...
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Having trouble unlocking boot loader galaxy s9

I've found numerous guides online on how to fix the missing OEM unlock toggle on samsung galaxy s9. I've been able to follow all steps except for the last one before rebooting the phone. And that step ...
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Catching real cause of android reboot

I am currently using my phone with CM installed (newest release, clean install). For some reason the phone keeps rebooting at random moments, when sleeping (never when awake). I wonder if it is ...
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Mild mechanical sound when using the camera

I have a Samsung S10e, with android 11. Whenever I use the camera, I hear a very mild sound that appears as if it were produced by an actual mechanical displacement of parts, not coming from the ...
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Restore Google Search to home screen

How do I restore the Google search bar to the home screen of a Motto z?
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"Restrict background data" keeps turning off after a while

I have Android 6.0.1, original Samsung version on my Galaxy S5 Neo. Since I'm not on any mobile data plan and have to pay every MB I use, I'd like to restrict background data - once and forever! ...
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Restore all data to another rooted device (LineageOS)

Is it possible to export all phone data (phone settings, installed apps, app data...) and import it to another device (different model) in one shot? What I'm looking for is a way to "mirror" all data ...
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Problem with GBoard Keyboard in combination with pinned Whatsapp Voices

I have a very annoying problem in combination with Whatsapp an GBoard. I used a Poco X3 before which was quite buggy and I was hoping it was only a problem with it - but no: I own a freshly installed ...
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Google voice typing not separated when using GBoard App

In earlier days, two years back I suppose, no matter which keyboard app I used, there was a separate voice typing keyboard app from Google which looked like this: When I used the voice typing built-...
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Samsung Galaxy s5 (G900A, rooted, android 5) does not connect to pc through usb

I have been able to connect my rooted galaxy to a computer with usb and be able to use ADB as well, but recently, my android device has not been able to connect to any computer. I have also noticed ...
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Sync computer folder -> phone's external SD card, with USB cable

Background: Until a few days ago, I was happy with my Android 2.3 phone, and its Media Storage via USB cable : syncing my computer's D:/MusicLibrary/ folder with my phone's 128GB external SD Card was ...
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Restore SMS messages from Google Drive backup to new Android Phone

New Samsung A52 to replace S10+ with bad charge port. Did full restore upon initial setup, but SMS messages didn't come through. All call history did come through though. My backup on Google Drive ...
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No sound playing in Chrome web browser

I would like to loop a song of YouTube, so I need to play it in Chrome browser rather than in the YouTube mobile application. The loop itself is working fine, but unfortunately there is no sound ...
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how to install xposed on cm 12.1?

okay so here are my device's specs- Samsung Galaxy note3 SM-N900 I am running CM 12.1 (unofficial) straight from here . I want Xposed framework on my device so how do i get that? i am researching ...
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Connecting external wifi adapter to android 6

This question may be asked before but I couldn't find a working answer so I will ask again. I got a Android 6 device which has root permissions. But its kernel is the stock one. I want to connect a ...
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What could cause large discrepancies in reported data use?

On my Galaxy s3, 3 different reports on (cellular) data usage are giving me 3 wildly different answers. My data counter widget reports 1.26GB transferred, up and down total. Android's internal data ...
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Unable to inspect nested directories from computer

I have an LG Nexus 5 running Android 6.0.1 which I am using as an MP3 player and for casual browsing as it has been replaced by a more modern phone. The phone is rooted and adb debugging is enabled. ...
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How to block a person's number and send automatic responses to its call/text attempts?

I want to put someone on a blacklist so I can't see when he calls me or what messages he sends to me. This is the easy part. But I also want some custom text messages to be automatically sent to him ...
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What does "user data" option mean in Odin?

I've been trying to wipe my Samsung A3 Core with Odin, but I am confused when I find options like "user data". What does it mean?
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Get full list of secret codes in android [duplicate]

I was able to run some of settings hidden apps via adb with adb shell am start -a android.intent.action.MAIN "com.android.settings" These hidden apps are actually some of the activities ...
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How do I bridge Android guest network traffic?

I need a way to direct all traffic from an ARM Android guest to a virtual bridge on the host. I'm using the Android emulator binaries (built from source) and Android images built from the AOSP ...
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Bluetooth codec settings resetting on re-connection

I've got a Surface Duo 2 running Android 11 (build 2021.827.34) paired with some Sony MDR-1000X bluetooth headphones. The Sonys support LDAC and so does the phone (hurrah!), unfortunately when running ...
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How to open protected files from LG devices?

I sold my LG G4 and I used the content lock on my files. Now, I switched my mobile to Huawei P8 Lite, but the files which were protected from my LG G4 couldn't be opened, and their format is some 'dm ...
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Application being closed due to low memory error in Samsung Galaxy S

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S device. For the last month my device is continuously showing "Application being Closed due to Low Memory Error" notifications. There is no any question about Internal &...
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Hangouts: Cannot Connect to Server After Update

Recently, Google released a fairly major update to Hangouts, an instant messaging app as well as an alternate SMS client. I have a phone (model is irrelevant) and a Nexus 10. I updated to the latest ...
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Create playlist once in Windows and use in Android

Is there a way to do this? I have .mp3 files in a folder on my Windows PC and the same folder on android.
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How can I export contact groups?

When I export my Android phone's contacts via a VCF file, it seems the contact groups are not indicated in the VCF (and are thus lost if I only import that file). I see a lot of apps for exporting and ...
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Moto e - flashed stock firmware but bootloader message says "Software Status: modified"

I have a motoE 2 LTE (XT1514 Surnia) that originally had Android 5.0.2, but it went to motorola for repair and came back with 6.0. Despite the upgrade, the bootloader screen still showed "software ...
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How to find my own mobile number on Huawei P30 Pro?

Is there any way to find the number of my SIMs? I tried to find it on the "about" page of the phone, but it's not there. Any suggestion? Android version = 9
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i5500 update from 2.2 to 2.2.2?

I have got a Samsung Galaxy GT-I5500. Actually there is Froyo 2.2 running on it. I read that with 2.2.2 there got a bunch of bugfixes released. Even though i know Froyo is quite old I never ever read ...
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How do I tell if my Samsung Galaxy uses XEU or BTU etc...?

i'm wondering how to tell the difference between a Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 flashed with something like XEU or one with BTU. That is if it's already installed and if I don't know what type it is. Any ...
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"Allow USB debugging" keeps on popping evene when "Always allow from this computer" is checked in automation testing

We are doing automation testing on mobile devices with Appium but testing fails because of the popup 'Allow USB debugging' even though the device is already connected through 'adb connect' and 'adb ...
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What can WhatsApp access on my phone?

The app WhatsApp would like to have permission to access my device's photos, media and files. If I grant permission, exactly what can (could) the application access? Can it access all of the photos ...
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How to store photos only in SD card

I store some photos on albums that is stored in SD card, however when I take new photos the photos are stored on a new album that has both SD card and camera symbols. I guess it is stored on both ...
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How can I turn OFF Google Lens search, permanently

I really don't like google lens. I've been searching for ways to turn it off. Searching on line usually brings up an answer like this: On your Android phone, you go into your settings/apps and ...
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Enable USB Debugging with broken touch screen and no physical buttons

I'm trying to fix a phone (LG G3 Stylus) that has been badly injured, so now the touchsreen doesn't work, and the only button that works is the volume-up one. I need to backup some stuff (notes, ...
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How to fix SELinux "avc: denied" errors when launching DNSCrypt as init.d script?

I've installed an unofficial lineage OS 14.1 ROM on my phone and i want to have dnscrypt used on boot by default. There is what i have done: Download arm binaries from: https://github.com/jedisct1/...
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No keyboard on Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 running on Unofficial CM 13

I have a 'Rooted Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 NT-N8000'(tablet) running Unofficial CM 13 Marshmallow 6.0.1 and a TWRP touch recovery. After I flashed CM13, I had no keyboard anymore, so I couldn't log in ...
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How do you extract the boot.img from a Samsung G4?

I don't imagine the ADB command is able to access that sector of the device but for the record, when I connect, I can see the device but C:\Users\Brad2\Downloads\adbUnzip2Cdrive\adb>adb kill-server ...
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Uploading files from desktop to remote FTP, using ES File Explorer to initiate and the related traffic?

At home have an older Windows desktop with a TB of hard drive and I constantly send files to it over my home network from my Note 4 and have amassed quite the collection. This morning, I started to ...
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How do I install a custom recovery on a Note 3 from OS X?

I have a Note 3. I want to install CyanogenMod on it, so I will need a custom recovery. My computer is OS X. http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_hlte says: If you've applied the 4.4.x ...

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