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Motorola Droid 4 XT894 has 1785mAh battery with 2% tolerance i.e 1735mAh actual battery capacity. Your seller seems to have fooled you. Also it doesn't seem like the seller put up the battery description as 3300mAh by mistake as he has put this in Title name itself You could have taken out the battery from phone and flipped it to see the battery capacity ...


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No, the Droid is a CDMA phone. In general you can assume that phones on Verizon and Sprint won't work on AT&T or T-Mobile, and vice-versa.


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Do you have "{} Developer options" under Settings menu? If yes, go to Settings->Developer Options and uncheck the boxes under "Input", "Drawing" "Monitoring" sections. I presume these should be not available with standard ROMs (i.e. produced by carrier/that come with phone). In that sense, I am bit surprised on why you have it, unless you have CM's or ...


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Is it possible to have build.prop edited in these circumstances? Unfortunately, no. Build.prop rests in the system partition and that partition is mounted as read-only by the Android. To edit the file, the partition has to be mounted in read-write mode, which requires root privileges which you are sure you cannot gain on this device. That said, some of ...


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Fixed it. You do need to go in and delete the cache after an update. Everything sounds correct now. Get into bootloader Power off phone Press and hold Vol down , press power button until you seebootloader (3 happy androids on skateboards at bottom of page). Release vol down. Open Recovery Select Recovery by using vol down, press Power to select. Wait. ...


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Cyanogenmod has a barebones list of apps and the relative safety of uninstalling each. While it's for CM ROMs, the list will be pretty similiar for the DROID. FYI, if Verizon ever releases any OTA updates in the future for your phone, they won't install if you don't have the stock apps installed. Usually you're better off 'freezing' them with Titanium ...


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I had to remove the battery from my O4X several times already, as it didn't respond to anything else – so I can see your concern: What to do if the battery cannot be removed then? As to my experiences, devices with a non-removable battery have a reset hole, which serves exactly this purpose: poking it with a needle (or tooth-stick, or something similar) ...


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Many phones will show Wi-Fi as connected, but won't work unless Airplane Mode is turned off.


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Rollouts are done in stages, so you may not have been selected (automatically) yet. This could be for a number of reasons: -The rollout is still in progress -They have postponed the rollout due to bugs There are methods that allow you trick the rollout system (they will only work in the first case, not the second), but they aren't guaranteed to work, on my ...


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You should be able to use ADB as far as it is just a tunnel to the Android device's shell. MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) is not connected to ADB apart from the fact that they share the USB connection. Just try it out, it shouldn't harm your device.


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I tried this on my Nexus 6P and Android 6.0.1 version Under "Sound & notification" -> "Notification" tab Set "When Device is locked" to "Hide sensitive notification content" App Notifications -> Select "Messenger" (or the app which you want to hide notification). Disable the option "Allow Peeking". This worked for me.


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Try to unlock the bootloader with Sunshine S-Off then use kingo rooting tool. Or try Kingo first as it's free but Sunshine will test your device to make sure it can unlock the boot loader. If so, it will cost 25$ but you have better odds of getting root with the boot loader unlocked. I have the same phone, I lost root and could not get it back with ...


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I managed to fix the issue where I was getting an "Insufficient storage" for my camera app. This was after I 'changed' a MicroSD card in my Moto X Pure. It was driving me a bit batty. But it's fixed. I downloaded a file explorer (in my case it was ASUS File Manager). I saw that I had a DCIM folder. (Under Internal Storage and navigate to DCIM). I ...


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There a couple of places that are known to use space up, once you have eliminated all other space hogs. /.thumbnails safely delete them and then you can add an empty file and name it .nomedia and it won't store thumbnails anymore /data/log safely delete log files that accumulate after time /data/tombstones safely delete debugging logs that accumulate ...


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If I could comment, I would, but yes, TowelRoot is a safe download. It is one of the most commonly used root methods for newer devices. Neither of the antivirus programs that I use have had any problem with it. (If someone has the ability to repost this as a comment on @IAmTheSquidward's answer, that would be awesome) EDIT: Several sites and forums state ...


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You can use a custom lock screen. Just pick the one that you like


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If you have one of the supported phone models: There's an app called voodoo sound. Voodoo Sound in Google's Play store Downside: Requires a custom kernel, only for supported phones (see description in market) The paid app comes without a requirement for a custom kernel (but needs root) Voodoo Sound Plus Both replace the audio codec's driver and allow ...


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Try Juice Defender. It has a data toggle widget.


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It is the result of encryption, unfortunately I cannot find any documentation. My device (Razr) showed the same message when I enabled device encryption on setup, before I had any ActiveSync accounts added.


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Sounds like a database got corrupted, but perhaps it's just cache. Try clearing your cache via ClockworkMod Recovery if you have it or an app like this if you don't. Running "Fix permissions" in CWM or ROM Manager might also help if you're rooted. If that doesn't work take a look at your logcat and see if there are any errors that are more clear about ...


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Log out from Facebook app and Facebook messenger app before uninstalling them. I also had similar problem with early version of Facebook messenger. Also in my case when my friends tried to send me message the chat box had info saying "Message will be sent to Mobile device" or something like this.


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Like on a PC, holding down the power button is handled in a much lower level of the firmware, so it's not possible for even an OS problem or a CPU hang to interfere with that operation. I've been using Android devices with removable and non-removable batteries for several years, and never once needed to remove the battery for the reason you describe. ...


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The power button is handled at a very low level by something like a watchdog, so if it's not working, the problem is probably in hardware, not software. That means it probably needs physically replacing. Take it to a repair shop and have them check it out. Even if you don't think you did anything to break it, it could be the result of an earlier impact: e.g....


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Try running your logic in another thread or in async task's doInBackground


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System apps are always installed in /system but when system apps get updates, they are downloaded to /data as an update to the /system app. If you download an app from the Market that its already installed in /system, it will upgrade the one you already have, but it won't install it as a duplicate. In your specific case, if you find an updated version of ...


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The jack is probably dirty, or the wires could have loose connections in the phone. Try cleaning the headphone jack.


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The comment on the question: My guess is that your carrier has installed some sort of "connection optimizer" onto your device with the most recent update. Which actually just means that it will use wifi when it is available because that will result in less overall traffic on their 3g/4g network. On sprint device you can go to Settings->wireless &...


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This is strange behavior, and one I have not actually seen before. Do you by any chance have an app installed that could be turning the Wi-Fi on? Also, how long do you wait between sliding the slider and turning the screen off - it may not have had time to update. I have only ever since this issue once, and I believe that it was a software issue. If you ...


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I'm unsure about Launcher -- some system apps provide services to the OS that 3rd party apps use, rather than replace. For example, the system's Phone (Dialer), Contact, and Messaging apps generally handle communications with the cellular radio hardware or system DBs for messages/contacts/syncing themselves in ways that 3rd party dialers/messaging apps can'...


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It should work fine -- Micro-USB is Micro-USB. The only possible caveat is the phone and charger may not negotiate high speed charging. However, that's unlikely. My wife and I have shared wall and car chargers between her old Droid, current Droid X, and my Incredible without any problems.


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