To turn off syncing of everything to google, except mail then you can try the following steps:
Go to "Settings" on your phone -> "General" -> "Accounts" -> "Google" -> click your email address in the top. From here, you can uncheck checkboxes on everything you don't want to sync with Google.
Google+ also has its own syncing options -> Go to "Settings" on ...
You can delete the photos via the Google+ app or web interface. From the left-hand menu, click Photos. If you haven't turned on auto-upload and don't want to, click Not now to get rid of the prompts. Then, if you're in the app, open the menu that slides in from the left again, and choose Albums from the menu; or in the web interface, click More on the top, ...
If you're rooted, install Android Terminal Emulator from Play Store and open a root shell. Also make sure you use latest (>2.00) SuperSU to handle SELinux. Then type: su 0 setenforce 0 and see what happens. Check with id. If that doesn't work, also try with: su system setenforce 0. In AOS >4.3, it's not enough to just be "root" (uid=0), you also have to use ...
I don't know what it is, but I also just had it pop up an hour ago. As you said, persistent between apps and screens, but goes away on landscape orientation. I am on a Moto X Dev running Eclipse 4.4.2.
Edit: It seems to be a feature added by the latest update from LastPass:
Edit 2:I ...
Here is what Google Suggests to sync your phone:
Change date & time settings
You can try to force sync your account by manually resetting your time settings.
Open your device's Settings app Settings app.
Tap System and then Date & time.
Turn off Automatic date & time and Automatic time zone.
Manually change the date and time so that both are ...
Yup, so the IOS version just was updated for fingerprinting and some genius at last pass must have used the code on the android version as well. Giving us this awful useless gray brick. Brutal
The second i deleted last pass, which i really cant do permantely or I would be screwed. the box went away.
Finding the Source
For Android >4.1
If your device is running Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" or higher, you can just press and hold on notifications and your device will tell you who is generating them.
For Android <4.1
Use Airpush Detector. This application has a big list of apps that create banner ads. If it finds an application it knows of, it will tell ...
Visit a different site (and avoid this one in the future). That's a fake warning wanting to trick you into some download. Definitely do NOT hit that button labeled "Remove virus now" – if you do that, you'll have your device infected with some malware for sure. Don't get irritated by the Google logo, this is not a message from Google (they have other ways ...
Without root it is up to the developer of the particular application, and chances are there aren't enough Note 3s out there to justify it.
There is an S-Pen SDK from Samsung
There are lists (but these will often be out of date in no time) like this best S-Pen apps out there.
With root access there is a way to open any app in Pen Window Mode
First, make ...
I had problems on my Samsung Note 2. Photos were being taken where I had to go into gallery and rotate right or left for image too be correct.
Just messed around with settings and fixed it by re-calibrating horizontal and vertical (I think). Hope this works for some of you.
Answering my own question, this seems to just be my misunderstanding of how Google Now works.
I was typing the search and expecting a voice response.
But apparently it only responds with a voice if you ask with a voice.
If I use voice search, then a voice does indeed reply.
Leaving this question/answer here in case anyone else has the same ...
USB devices are designed to use a wide variety of voltages ranging from 500mA to 1500mA and have been standardized for quite some time. You can generally plug any USB device into any USB cable and into any USB port, and nothing will blow up. Using a more powerful charger should speed up battery charging, while using a less powerful one will just charge ...
AFAIK they cannot be removed without voiding your device's warranty, as they are integrated into TouchWiz and are therefore part of the system.
If you really need to get those buttons out of your notification panel, then you would either have to
recompile SystemUI.apk to remove the section where the buttons are located, or
use a custom ROM that's not ...
This can be caused by numerous things.
Do you have any background sync going on? e.g. Google sync, few email account and so on?
Don't sync every 5 min, try to increase the sync interval to 30 min e.g.
Do you have a bad signal reception most of the times?
It can help to change to 2G network if thats the case.
Some other tips:
Try apps like "Greenify". ...
I've never been bothered by an advertisement since ages because of my ruthless choice of using a full-fledged ad blocker like AdAway. You may try it if the device is rooted, or try adblock-plus for non-rooted devices.
Let's come to the issue. If that advertisement is indeed a notification, then you can tap and hold that notification → App info, and ...
Solution by @beeshyams that worked in my case:
On Odin in the options tab; Uncheck the Auto Reboot option.
When Odin finishes the flashing procedure; use the suitable key combination to boot into TWRP Recovery Mode.
From the TWRP menu; boot into system.
Tip : In some cases, if a problem occurs try to flash an older version of TWRP
Note many ...
You might want to take a look at ScriptManager:
Manage and execute shell scripts and programs in file system.
All executions run over vt100 terminal accepting user input and esc codes (colors, bel, cursor movement ..)
Run them at boot-up and/or on network status change possibility.
Schedule at selected time. (cron jobs)
Alternatively, Tasker can be ...
I found good info on the hardware specs here:
I'd compare that to any stats verizon releases.
Word on the street is it will be both CDMA and GSM, so I wouldn't be surprised if there are no differences.
There are 3 potential work arounds to try first:
1) Ensure screen rotate is turned on in the quick settings. Number 4 on pic below.
2) Reset your camera.
a) Open Camera
b) Click the Menu botton on the device
c) Click the third tab (with the cog on it)
d) Click 'Reset'
It is the third tab above. Click this guy:
3) Download a third party camera....
There's an important distinction to be made: Android in its stock form, and Samsung's version of Android, with the Touchwiz framework.
The Touchwiz functionality for the eyeball recognition works with only with apps 'native' to Samsungs Touchwiz version of Android. Apps like Samsung SMS, Samsung Internet, Samsung Gallery etc.
Air Gestures can be ported ...
@RossC I had Google Play Services enable but I went to check my disabled list and Google Play Services Framework was disabled! You helped my find the answer! Thank you, sir, for the help and the link to help with battery drain!
There is keyboard app in the Google Play Store called Swype which has many handy shortcuts - such as copy, paste, select all, etc. The shortcuts involve swiping certain keys. When I use Swype I find these shortcuts to be incredibly efficient and helpful.
What i would try the following:
Remember to try to connect to the laptop between each stage and if it still doesnt connect, go to the next step.
Doublecheck that your phone can connect to another computer, since my list assumes that the problem is on the pc, and not any settings on the phone.
Use a short usb cable without extenders, and use the best usb ...
My N9005 was unable to connect via ADB on Windows 8. etc, and I fixed it by entering the *#0808# dialer code on the caller screen to change the USB connection mode.
You will see the mode about ADB at the bottom. I tried it and it worked for me, but only for the ADB connection. I did not try other options. Look for MTP options, and also find the USB driver ...
It turns out that the issue was that Location Reporting was enabled. Disabling this misfeature increased my battery life almost three-fold, stopped the notification popups (which I've since learned are called toasts), and now the spooks will have only a slightly harder time to find out where I've been.
The certificate is stored in Credential Storage, which requires a pin/password to be set for use in encrypting/decrypting the certificate. The nature of the problem is documented here on code.google.com and you can star the issue, so hopefully Google will address it in future.
By rooting your device you will lose your warranty and during this process you may brick the device. You are doing it at your risk.
According to XDA Developers you can use the CF-Auto-Root tool to root Galaxy Note 3. The following instructions come from Chainfire's post.
Do I need to download something?
Kies - this will install USB drivers
Follow the below steps if you forgot lock screen password.
Enter a wrong lock screen pattern five times (shouldn’t be hard if
you don’t remember the correct one)
Select ‘Forgot Pattern’
Now you should be able to enter a backup PIN or your Google account
Enter either your backup PIN or your Google login.
Your phone should now be unlocked.
You can ...