Narayanan
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tablet is not changing from landscape to portrait and vice versa
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In certain tablets like my Nexus 7, the orientation can be locked as seen from one of Google search result: Check under Settings to see whether any such setting is preventing your tablet to change ...

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How to set up an android device to function as a phone only
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To do exactly what you want, you can install Tasker. You can try tasker from its website rather than from Google Play store and this allows you to test it for free for 7 days in a device. With Tasker,...

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How to install cyanogenmod on LG P690 optimus net: how to know which ROM?
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The YouTube video refers to an XDA page as shown below: That XDA page gives further details about the CM9 ROM, GApps and instructions. Your LG P690's hardware seems to be a close match to my LG P500....

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Factory reset Cynogenmod 10 OS in LG P-500 makes applications crash
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Since you already had CM10 installed, you should be having the ZIP file with you. If you do not have it, you can download it from the previous source and place it in your sd card. If you do not have ...

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Booting to recovery
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It is not clear whether you had flashed CWM's recovery (through boot image). If you had done, you have to press vol up and down while powering on. If not, you do not have a recovery mode at all. You ...

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Flash Custom Rom on china tablet
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Micromax Funbook is a clone of AllWinner A10 chipset based tablet. I once had to flash a ROM and asked this question. The link that I had used to flash the ROM including the ROM itself are available ...

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Download Region or State for offline Map
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Nope - there is no way at this time of writing to download maps for Google Maps other than using Google Maps itself. If it denies downloading due to selection of large area, there is no way to do it ...

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Hindi font not display in htc_salsa_C510e_android2.0.3?
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See my answer and my comment about replacing a font file Droidsansfallback.ttf. I am sure you can search and find many file sharing sites sharing this file. You can also extract the font file from any ...

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How can I set up my Google account without syncing Gmail?
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I would suggest you to have two users configured as Al Everett suggested and additionally configure to your need. The first user as a main user use your Google account to have all the bells and ...

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How do I set unique ringtones for individual contacts?
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There are many apps available for these tasks. But soon it becomes pain to have many apps running one for each purpose. At these situations, you can remove all those apps and use Tasker. You can set ...

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Navfree required space
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As you had said yourself, the maps size can be known only when you start to download. The app itself takes approx 20Mb (Total size = App size + data) and it includes no map (actually app will say ...

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How to move system programs to sd card?
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As @Cyborgz said, you have to first root the system. Take a look at this question to see your device is listed. Even if not, probably your device's closest like HTC Hero for more information. Once ...

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Solutions for connecting phone/tablet to a bigger monitor?
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Have you thought about sharing your phone's screen on computer? Lot of apps and tweaks are available on the Internet. Few such results I found quickly by searching are this and this video and a XDA ...

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Restore deleted photos
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If your device is rooted, you can try Undelete for root users which claim to restore even from internal storage, which is boon as other PC based apps does not work well unless they have physical ...

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Unable to open secure HTTPS websites on the tablet Android
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We had similar issues in our office router which had expired security certificate resulting in denial of HTTPS URLs. When we updated our certificate this issue was solved. I guess your issue should ...

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Installing Nexus Images on other devices
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I can only wish for that ability @Mahesh(a999). The image has to be prepared for a specific hardware as it involves lot of drivers to be accounted for. The chances are pretty bright if the two device ...

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How do I find out which number an SMS is from, out of all the numbers associated with the sender?
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In my LG optimus one running gingerbread, I can open a message thread and long press on an message. This pops up a list of options and if I press 'view message details' I get details like from, date, ...

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Rooting Micromax A87 to make it faster
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A XDA thread speaks about rooting MicroMax A87 Ninja which seems to be quite easy and broken into following easy steps: Preparation of computer which includes downloading JDK, SDK, ADB driver and One ...

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How to increase call volume on Nexus 4?
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Call volume can be adjusted by using the volume rocker buttons only during a call. If not in a call, it adjusts ringer volume and if a media is played, it adjusts media volume. So, if you had ...

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Does the Google Nexus 10 tablet-PC have a standalone GPS?
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I believe Nexus 10 has GPS hardware which can provide location information without any aid from GSM or Wi-Fi sources - same as my Nexus 7 Wi-Fi only model. I have used my Nexus 7 on road (without any ...

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SMS Delivery reports in Ice cream sandwich dont show up
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Delivery reports are operator (sender and receiver) dependent feature. This will be successful only if both cooperates (usually happens). My operator BSNL is quite unreliable especially to the SMSs ...

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Can you actually determine the mAh of a battery?
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How far can we trust on the battery capacity that these manufacturers mention in their devices and in their product specification? This is one important question which we can't overlook during such ...

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I lost my Android smartphone. Play Store tells me that someone has inserted a SIM card. How can I find out the phone number?
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Sorry to see you losing your phone. Have you seen the question "Can I remotely launch an app on my android phone?" in which @jlehenbauer has answered mentioning an app called AndroidLost. You can try ...

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How to import GPS coordinates track for using offline
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The solution I use is TrekBuddy. I have been using this app for the past 5 years in various platforms from Java to Symbian to Android. This app can load offline map and show your (GPs) position on it....

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Forgot security lock pattern on Jelly Bean device with Wifi and 3G data turned off
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Normally after five unsuccessful attempts you will be prompted with forget password option. Your Google email and its password will be asked and upon successful verification you will be able to unlock....

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How does one copy all the data AND apps from one Asus tablet to another?
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I know you would like to have the transfer done without rooting. But in my opinion it can't be done. So, in case if you are ready for a compromise on rooting, you can use Titanium Backup Root app to ...

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Can I reset the contacts app in ICS?
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If your device is rooted, you can use Titanium Backup to wipe data for the contact application. There by you will reset the contact app's settings as well as the contacts. There by you can start fresh....

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Remote login into the phone from a PC
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Team viewer had recently provided app for Samsung phones. After installing this app in, the phone can be remotely accessed from PC. The following is the screen shot from its site:

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Nexus 7 System error 'show low battery logo'
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By searching in Google, I landed in a discussion thread on XDA. It seems that this issue is a software bug and just to troubleshoot, keep the battery charged fully and see at what level of the ...

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How do I download app's APK file from Market to my desktop computer?
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As far as I know, it is against terms and conditions to do so. But if you would still like to do so, a work around is to use an emulator and connect to market. This site explains how it can be done. ...

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