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Modern phones use Li-ion and Li-poly batteries. So the battery life is not affected by whether you charge them at 0% or 90%. It only has a long term effect. Batteries degrade with every charge cycle. A cycle is usually a recharge from below 50%. So charging while the battery capacity is still relatively high has a long term effect of less degradation. ...


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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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Based on avirk's hint, I found a way. First press the code *#0011# GSM example: GSM900: IDLE T: 10, B: 10 Rx Pwr: -94, Rx ual: - Rx Lev: 21, Tx Lev: 0- Speech VER: AMR EFR FR VOC: AdaptiveRate TS: 0 Temp: 68 Batt: 71 LNA: 0 Service: Available It is obvious that it's using 900MHz band, from the "GSM900". UMTS WCDMA example: WCDMA: Idle Rx CH: 10612, R: -...


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You can try dialing *#*#4636#*#* and then going to "Phone Information". That will show details about the network like cell tower ID and network type. As you can see from the below screenshot, it shows "EDGE" mode :- Also, this may only work on stock Android builds.


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Full discharges put a strain on the battery. This topic might be of some help to you (the first answer specifically).


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If your phone is rooted and got ClockworkMod installed, then try formatting and creating an EXT partition in ClockworkMod. Its the most simplest and easiest way to do it. It will automatically take care of your Fat partition too. For more info, read this article


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• First is make very sure you've free space of memory. My One Plus handset makes this behaviour when it is near to 'out of storage'. • Second is make sure you have not deleted any root directory by opening file manager with some specific app explorer. (This might create problem as once i meshed up with those folders and end up tolerating crashes.) • Third ...


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Disabling the proximity sensor seems to have worked: after some testing, I got no freezes at all.


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I found this somewhere -- and it works for me. Here is the solution that worked perfectly with me: the problem lies in the DHCP settings of the ADSL router. FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM....... Login to your router and go to DHCP settings (for belkin its 192.168.2.1) and find the item called leasing time. The default values of the leasing time ...


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It's most probably a buggy 3rd party app (preinstalled by Samsung or by you). To find the offender I'd install Permissions and narrow the problem down to apps with precise GPS location permissions. If this list is huge you can also cross-check with running apps (Task Killer or QuiteTaskmanager, the latter lists more but is not available in Google Play). If ...


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Have you tried plugging in the charger? or else plugging in the charger and while plugged in, remove and then re-insert battery. Some phones tend to start up in that manner. Also if you can connect via adb (even if your phone is powered down), the adb devices followed by adb reboot ought to start your phone. If you're rooted, there are apps like Quick ...


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When you say old phones, I think you meant devices which had Ni-Cad batteries. That practice of recharging only when the battery was run down is known as the Memory Effect Like Richard said, most phones don't use Ni-Cad anymore but Li-Ion or Li-Poly, which don't exhibit that behavior. I keep my devices plugged in as often as possible.


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Try following (Worked in my case) Remove Google account from settings Clear data of play-store and Google services framework Restart phone Now access play store again.


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As we already have a lot of related answers to similar questions, just let me sum up here: As said in my above comment, the screenshot does not provide much information without having related details available. All it says is: The overall battery consumption after ~14.5 hours is shared 50:50 by "Phone Idle" and "Cell Standby". Let's assume the battery level ...


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Ok the problem was simple and stupid. SuperSU had denied link2sd its root access permanently, I must have clicked on denied once... Enabled root access for link2sd and everything was working fine.


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Assuming that you are using a Galaxy Ace with Android v2.3 (Gingerbread), I suggest you to use an application like 3G Watchdog or Onavo Count. But if you are using a Android phone with Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher there is a built-in option in settings menu called "Data Usage".


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Install Titanium backup - (this requires root access) from Play store and you can backup thinks like sms/call logs/apps and app data. In your case, you might want to backup the app and the app data for that particular app, save your backups. Once you restore the phone, you can use Titanium to restore that app and data.


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You can try this, on the dial pad, enter *#*#526#*#* this will automatically load the wifi drivers. Once you see that driver loading successful, you can then turn on the wifi and it might work...


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Here is the solution that worked perfectly with me: the problem lies in the DHCP settings of the ADSL router. Follow these steps: Login to your router and go to DHCP settings (for belkin its 192.168.2.1) and find the item called lease time. The default values of the lease time is usually Forever, which produces a bug in Android. All you have to do is ...


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There's no way to limit the cache of browsers or apps, however you could use one of many cache cleaner apps to sweep the cache/temp files in one stroke. Take a look at Dolphin Browser as well - it has an option to store the cache on the SD card, so that will eliminate your space problem. There's also the option of clearing the cache/history each time you ...


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I had the same problem, and solved it by simply re-setting the "Screen timeout" option in display settings. It seems some app messed it up.


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LTE Discovery app tells this for 4G/LTE.


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The solution lies in your first sentence. You're using an HTC headphone. Music controls are not standardized so every manufacturer implements them differently. As if this wouldn't be enough, different models have different implementations too. The only headphone that's guaranteed to work is the one that came with your device. Apple on the other hand has a ...


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Sounds like you're stuck in a bootloop. If you backed up your phone before you flashed the release, reflash that image. If not... Well try reflashing the ROM release. If this still doesn't work, flash an older version of CyanogenMod, or your phones stock, factory ROM.


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It's not easy to know, but: 2 posibilities: Check that the IP address configuration is correct. DHCP is properly configured, if needed. If you can't connect, try to change the security of your Wi-Fi... Check if the MAC access is enabled. Good luck!


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You certainly can upgrade your OS, although the process isn't without risk. There's an entire board devoted to the Galaxy Ace at xda - here's a good post which should get you started. From the quick skim I've done over a few posts there seems to be a massive warning of not to use ROM Manager (a popular tool in the ROM community) as it'll brick your device....


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No, build number rarely matters. The main reason to note the build number is because of the baseband - but I normally take no notice of the build number.


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According to the CyanogenMod Devices Overview page the Samsung Galaxy Ace is not supported by CM9 and CM10. The download page for the Galaxy Ace only has CM7 ROMs and the links for CM9 and 10 lead to their Google Plus post about not supporting first generation Snapdragon devices past the CM7 branch. That post can be seen here. It looks like someone may have ...


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Plug it into your computer and see if by some offshoot chance you have adb available. If so, run a adb -d reboot-bootloader to reboot into download mode. If that's unavailable, you are SOL and will have to have Samsung repair it. Honestly, if it's hard bricked, you're better off buying a new phone...


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There are plenty of solutions available on the Google Playstore -- just search it for "headset control. Having a Philips headset, I use their Philips Headset and am really satisfied with it: One tap = pause/play, two-tap = forward 1 track, 3 tap = backward 1 track. Long-Tap (hold it) = volume up, tap and then long-tap = volume down... Most of these apps ...


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