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Here is what I use that do not need an internet connection: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.androidintercom https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.remaller.android.wifitalkie_lite


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ES File Explorer has support for several cloud storage providers. It allows to "copy" folders from your dropbox folder to your SD-Card etc in a similar fashion as you would copy files locally. The "Network" Tab allows you to add an account.


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I figured this out only after months of being without most of my phone's functionality and taking it to a 3rd-party repair place that declared it "unrepairable". It is stupidly easy: Download an apk of your home launcher (I got one from here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/archive/index.php/t-1125331.html ) E-mail it to yourself Use voice commands to send ...


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On Android Marshmallow, you can use the hidden System UI Tuner. Open the quick-setting panel, then press and hold the Settings' cog wheel until it starts spinning. You then get an additional settings entry in System > System UI Tuner > Status bar, where you can hide the alarm.


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If you don't want use 3rd party apps: This requires decent computer skills and a rooted phone, but here are the steps for android 2.3 Gingerbread. Copy /system/home.apk from your phone to pc. Decompile home.apk using apktool. Goto [decompiled folder]/res/values/integer.xml Change <integer name="number_of_desktop_panes">5</integer>, to 7 or ...


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What Akas refers to is using the Link2SD app, which is "kind of" App2SD, but much more flexible: You can get the entire app moved out (not just parts), and can even move apps you otherwise couldn't. But Akas missed one important part: your device must be rooted in order to use this special way. As to the other part of your question: Sure you could uninstall ...


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The previously mentioned serval project now has an android app available - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.servalproject


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WIFI PPPOE by cnDDU is an app that allows you to make a PPPoE connection from your phone over a wireless connection: ...main purpose is for user to make PPPOE connection via WIFI, e.g. dialing through ADSL Modem with user name and password provided by some internet ISPs. This app makes the Android devices be able to connect to Internet directly via ...


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on Android 4.3 and newer: (can't say about carrier/manufacturer specific, such as samsung.. they change everything! this is tested on stock android) open settings > Location (under personal) there you will see a list of recent app titled "recent" easy as that. the top app is the last one to use GPS. if you are still seeing the GPS icon, you can click that ...


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here is a project on sourceforge , please refer whether it help your need or not.. just link here, http://android-ptt.sourceforge.net/


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From your mentioning of Titanium Backup I assume your device is rooted. So my absolute recommendation here is AutoRun Manager (and yes, you will need the Pro -- second yes, it's worth it). Having that installed, open the app, use the "advanced mode", look for the app you want to modify (in your case: Google Maps). Expand it. ARM will show you all its ...


5

Depending on the device (and root method), the su binary (which gives your device root) is usually located in /system/xbin/ or /system/bin/ directory, while the Superuser.apk (which acts as a gate keeper, presenting you with a dialog when apps request root permissions) is always in /system/app/. The /system partition does not get cleared by the Factory ...


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Most video recording apps are IMHO limited to 1h non-stop recording, as you can find with a simple Google search, which is probably a safety measure to not let you run out of battery -- as video recording is the biggest consumer (see What can I do to increase battery life on my Android device?). However, a developer can have his app overriding this limit (...


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Factory Reset doesn't take your device back to factory condition. It just clears all data, settings, etc. So your phone will not go back to older Android version. It will be on the upgraded Android version (or any ROM that you have installed) with all data cleared! Watch this video for more help. At 5:30 the guy answers exactly what you are asking.


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FREE solution: I've had success with a fraction of a drop of water or oil over the lens of the camera on my ZTE Score. It causes bar codes close to the camera to be in focus, and they read reliably. Enough to form a convex surface, but not so much that it drops off. The ZTE Score has a smooth back; I dip my finger in oil and, with the lens aimed up, ...


4

Background There are several applications that use the auto-sync feature from Android to regularly update their contents. In fact, according to the Google documentation, you can configure synchronization options for any of your apps. Auto-sync is used to allow applications to synchronize data on their own schedule. This can be disabled, and accessing each ...


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A short Google search for "spmo file" reveals that these are "SpeedView Meta Object" files and speed up the display of images. They're probably some sort of cache file and should be automatically recreated if you delete them.


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When you are on home screen, press the Menu button, then Edit submenu and you will have all the panels displayed. A long press on one of it will select a panel, then you will be able to move it into the trash. You will be able to reduce the number of panels but no way to have more than 7 panels on a SGS2.


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Home screen has seven panels that you can customize. You can't change the number of home screen panels. The quoted part simply means that there are seven panels that can be customized to your liking e.g: add shortcuts, widgets. If you want to decrease that simply switch to a 3rd party launcher like Go launcher Ex.


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I am suspecting, after reading the logcat and dump, the kernel killed off quite a few processes, whether its down to the ROM itself, or a buggy RIL (Radio Interface Layer), RIL is responsible for communicating with the cellular radio base-band firmware. This is the excerpt from the kernel, showing Dolphin, Alarm Clock, Google Voice(?) getting killed off: [...


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A Subscriber Identity Module commonly known as SIM card has a storage for text (SMS) messages and contacts only. Settings (I presume you are talking about access points and GPRS/3G configuration - clarify it you mean something else) about your phone are not stored, except the carrier related parameters like message service center number, value added ...


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You can obtain the apks for Flash for all versions of Android directly from Adobe in their old version archives. http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/archived-flash-player-versions.html Scroll down a bit and you'll find "Flash Player for Android 4.0 archives" and "Flash Player for Android 2.x and 3.x archives". These include the last versions of each ...


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I had been having exact same problem for a few months on my LG-P500, but have just fixed it. I found that the proximity sensor had gotten covered with dust as the screen cover had slightly lifted in the area of the proximity sensor. Once I cleaned it off it worked fine again.


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Easiest way if rooted: You can use GravityBox, to hide the Alarm-Clock-Symbol. Open the app. Go to "Adapt Status Bar" (I don't know the exact English translation) Choose "Adapt Clock" Tick the box next to "Hide Alarm Symbol"


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To set up your mp3 file as a ringtone, simply create a new folder on your SD Card and rename it "ringtones", without the quotes of course. (Do same for alarms, notifications and ui). After that, add your mp3 files to the folder. Go to "Setting--sound--phone ringtone", there, you will see your added mp3 file. Joseph Nwalor (Slow).


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(I'll address your 2nd edit below...) Some cheap camera modules don't include an auto focus feature, i.e. they are fix-focus'ed to infinity. Barcode scanners need a near focus though and cannot (or hardly) scan the resulting blurry images that result from infinity-focused fix-focus cameras. The only way around this would be to attach a macro lens ...


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You need to enable Unknown sources in the android settings (on my device it is in the Security section). Also enable USB debugging in Developer options.


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If you're using the AOKP ICS ROMs, then there is a setting under System Settings->ROM Control->General UI->Long Press Home Action but it seems to only let you choose between different kinds of recent menu lists. I know this is a narrow part of your situation, but information for your taking nonetheless.


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After restoring your backup of the original firmware, in recovery select Wipe Data/Factory Reset This way you have the original firmware (except for the recovery partition) but without any user data.


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Provided you haven't rooted the device, a factory reset will reset the phone to the state it was in. Note that sometimes, some extra content that was added by the manufacturer (like some bundled music/images) later may be wiped. Obviously, if you're bundling along the same SD card that you were using earlier, format it and also run it through shredder ...


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