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How to downgrade kernel of samsung device SM-T230

I am facing a weird problem. My client reported that our game(which is based on cocos-2dx 2.2.6) displays black screen after focus change on one device namely Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230 the Log ...
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How to send push notifications to iOs and Android from a nodejs server? [on hold]

I'm building a server using Node.js and using Express as a framework. Is there an npm module or other to enable my server to easily send push notifications to iOs, Android and even Windows?
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Is learning Java enough to make good Android Apps? [on hold]

So I have been learning Some JAVA And I'm wondering, Is it enough to make Apps for Android ? and what about iOS ? And Is java good enough to make graphical interface programs for Operzting systems ? ...
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Monitoring data transfer on windows of android

I connect my android phone with the laptop for internet on my laptop, I get 1 GB data transfer with 28 days validity whichever is earlier, my internet activity comprises of reading text on various ...
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Hotmail contacts not syncing in android 5.1 GPE [migrated]

I've just recently flashed my rom with Android GPE 5.1 on my HTC M7 and it's working great however there's a slight problem where for some reason my hotmail contacts are not syncing after I've set up ...
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Why I can't generate signed apk file in android studio?

I would like to generate apk file from my project. But the button looks like disable. So what next?
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Email spam filter (anti spam) application for Android [on hold]

Is there any good Android app to filter out spam messages in my email inbox (I don't use Gmail)? Currently I'm using Type Mail Free, but it allows only for blocking addresses, not based on email ...
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Broadband provider with problems to access Google Services

I am experiencing a very unusual issue. I use a radio Internet provider (the only one available in my region) and recently I am having problems to access some very specific services from Google. ...
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Can't delete Google contact (fix Google Contact duplication) [migrated]

For some unkown reason I have many duplicate contacts in my Google account. More than 18.000 duplicates. This causes big problem on Android devices. I have tried several suggestions which I found in ...
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Force bluetooth headphones to connect with A2DP profile on WIndows

I just got a pair of Bluetooth headphones (specifically, Jaybird Sprint) which supports connection with two different devices at the same time. Quoting the user guide, it says: The headphones can ...
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Captive portal, fool OSes about authentication, is this way correct?

First (intro), why do I want to fool OSes ? - because my captive-portal is intented to keep captive. Clients can only visit a local website. There is never access to the Internet for freely surfing. I ...
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Unable to setup Gmail app with an Outlook(msn) account that has two-step authentication on android [migrated]

Device Info: Nexus 4 Lollipop(5.1.1) Gmail Version:5.4.97372923 I have an msn account that has two-factor authentication setup. I have been trying to set it up on the Gmail app, and have had no ...
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How can I delete cookies for a specific site in chrome in android [migrated]

I can see 'Settings' -> 'Privacy' -> 'CLEAR BROWSING DATA', but that will clear by browsing info for all sites. I can also see under 'Settings' -> 'Site settings', there is an option to select 'All ...
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Unable to access internet using android wi-fi tethering

Not sure this is the right place to post this question. My issue is actually simple, I have my android device using a data connection, and a hotspot setup on this device. I connect my linux box to ...
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Why can't my computer and Android phone communicate over WiFi?

I am trying to run an internet radio server on my computer with icecast that I will connect to over the LAN with my phone using VLC player, however on my network my computer cannot ping my phone and ...
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Should I leave ZRAM activated on a device with 512 MB RAM or not? [migrated]

I have an old Android Smartphone (Samsung Galaxy S Plus i9001). It has a 1 core 1.4 GHz CPU and 512 MB RAM, OS is Cyanogenmod 4.4.4. It runs smoothly and quite fast. The phone will only be used for ...
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ADB shell cmd from python script

I'm trying to retrieve and print the firmware version of my android platform using the below listed commands in a python script; import subprocess cmd = 'su -c /system/bin/mmc extcsd read ...
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How To Mount A Disk Image On Android With Terminal?

I'm trying to mount a disk image that I've made on my android with terminal and busybox. This is how I made the image: dd if=/dev/zero of=/sdcard/disk.img bs=4k count=131072 mkfs.vfat -v ...
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Android bind obb error? [migrated]

So, I am on Android 4.2.2 I have the obb file in /storage/extSdCard/obb/ending directory And want it binded in /sdcard/Android/obb/starting directory So, I run in my busybox #!/system/bin/sh mount ...
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How to show current user-values in Google-Analytics? [closed]

I want to monitor some user-values from my app in Google Analytics. The purpose is to have a table containing the dimension (device id) and the newest metrics (user-values). I want to see only the ...
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Galaxy s4 will not play gifs in browser [migrated]

I recently bought a galaxy s4 and then downloaded chrome. Then I found out it would not play gifs. I can download them and play them in the photo app but I would like to know if there is a fix that ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Sony XPERIA Model C5303 [migrated]

So, I read somewhere recently (I read it here) that you can install Linux (in my case, Ubuntu) onto an Android running phone by rooting the device and overriding the software. I'm going back and forth ...
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How To Make A Sparse File On Android With Terminal

I'm trying to make a sparse file on android. For this I'm using Android Terminal Emulator. I have installed Busybox so I can use the dd command. Other commands like truncate aren't installed. My ...
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How do I get rid of the Total Ad Performance malware from my Android? [closed]

My Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has been infected by a malware that redirects my browsers to either one of the two websites: www.totaladperformance.com or www.admomi.com. I have the paid version of ...
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Media Player shows deleted songs [migrated]

I had some songs in my phone and then I deleted all the songs and I factory reset my phone but still all media players shows the songs but it can't play only the name and pictures is shown. How do I ...
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Value too large for defined data type

I am following this guide on how to chroot arch linux in my android device. Welcome back gnu! - My revenge on Android In case you do not read the guide, I made a linux.img file on my pc, using dd ...
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Linking windows 8 hotspot with android and using teamviewer

Items used: mini pc running windows 8 - http://tinyurl.com/o42umd2 Samsung s5 Teamviewer virtual hotspot made with command prompt - http://tinyurl.com/kvh6v72 no internet will be used to make ...
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I am trying to push the file using adb to my android device

I am trying to push the edited host file to android device by using the command adb push /root/android_hosts/hosts Here I am getting the error message something like this, system/etcfailed to copy ...
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Access Raw Touch Capacitance Matrix Nexus 5 [migrated]

My Question I am trying to get access to the raw capacitance data matrix generated by nexus 5's touch sensor. Specifically, I want to know what the name of the touch device is (so I can find a spec ...
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Sniff wifi traffic with TCPDump

I am trying to sniff traffic coming from or going to a smartphone on the local WiFi network (in a legal way). For that purpose I use the command TCPDump on a computer connected to the same wireless ...
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how to backup Samsung grand using Bluetooth?

I have a Samsung grand mobile device and I want to backup its data including everything SMS, pictures, etc.. I am going to send my mobile phone to be fixed to the mobile store and all the data will ...
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Wifi hotspot, why OS does not detect me as a Captive Portal?

My project was to make a Wifi captive access point. i.e. once you connect this wifi spot, you cannot surf the Internet, only the local website. I achieve it, when you hit any domain, any IP, for all ...
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Android Music Player - Does the default “Music Player” program store the timestamp of when a song was last played? [migrated]

I have a question about the recently played items in the Android (specifically v4.2.2) media library. Does the default "Music Player" program store the timestamp of when a song was last played? Or ...
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Linksys EA6500 and Android DHCP

Situation: I have a Linksys EA6500 v2 Wireless-N router. About 2 months ago, I had to perform a factory reset because my ISP refused to accept that my router wasn't the issue with my Internet access. ...
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How to access a broken android phone content while its locked [migrated]

My phone is broken and it's touch doesn't work but the phone boots and it seems to be working now i want to recover its content( like contacts)but its locked.My phone is Samsung galaxy duos running ...
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Aircel 3G with Redmi 2 [migrated]

I am not able to use Aircel 3G with Redmi 2, its showing H+ when i try to connect but the maximum download speed is 45kbs. the same sim is working fine with samsung S4 mini. And a Idea sim is working ...
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Is it important to clear data partition after during rooting? [closed]

I want to root my phone but I don't wanna lose any data or back it up (because everything can't be backed up). So, is it really important to clear the data partition during rooting? ASUS Zenfone 5 ...
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Android note everything export file [migrated]

Where can I find notes exported file in note everything app on Android?
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Syncing Outlook delegate calendar on Galaxy S6 Lollipop 5.1

So I need to sync a user's calendar to their Galaxy S6's Calendar/Planner they are on the latest OS (Lollipop 5.1), I can't seem to find a way that will allow me to sync their outlook calendar and ...
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Why 'Add what you're doing or feeling' option/icon is missing from my Android Facebook app? How should I enable it? [migrated]

I'm using Sony Xperia C Android smartphone. Facebook app is pre-installed in it. The issue I'm faing is I'm not getting an option for 'Add what you're doing or feeling' when I want to update my ...
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Sound recording does not work, calls and video still do [migrated]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android Lollipop. After some time sound recording functionality stopped working. I am unable to send voice messages from WhatsApp, also tried some sound recorders, it ...
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CSipSimple can't hear when calling from Jitsi or vice-versa when openvpn connected on one of the devices

First of all my English is not good, but i will try my best to explain the problem I face. Please help with editing if you can. I configured Ostel (SIP) on PC (Jitsi) and on Android phone ...
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Android Studio Formatting

I have been working on building the reformatting rules for Android Studio but I am having trouble with this sort of weird format that I like for switch statements. I like it looks like this: switch ...
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No videos work on my facebook app android now [migrated]

No videos work on my facebook app android now.![enter image description here][1] it says cannot play video sorry but an unknown error occured while trying to play this video
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Windows wont recognise android device

I wanted to start afresh completely wipe my Moto x (xt1052) and install "liquidsmooth" rom. everyone was going well, i went into recovery, wiped the device, and as i tried to push the zip over i was ...
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Android Chrome HTML5 playhead glitches every minute or so? [migrated]

Whenever I play either an embedded HTML5 video or just watch it from the direct link on my Android device, the video plays for about 1 minute then stops as if it's trying to buffer. I tap the screen ...
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lotus notes traveler on android email text body appears VERY small and to left of screen

our company has a helpdesk and they cannot get this worked out. also they claim I am the only complaint of this issue. I have reinstalled lotus notes traveler as requested. it seems its only e mails ...
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how to view folder that start with a “.” on windows

On my phone I have a folder that is named .Pass I connected my Phone (Galaxy Note 3) to my computer (Desktop Windows 7 64bit) and I wanted to open up the .Pass folder on my computer. However the ...
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Why does phonegap not find Android when I set my path?

I am trying to setup phonegap to build for android. When I installed phonegape, it told me : npm WARN engine ncallbacks@1.0.0: wanted: {"node":"~0.6.7"} (current: {"node":"0.12.5","npm":"2.11.2"}) - ...
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*some* OpenVPN clients won't connect within same network as server (TLS Handshake Failed)

I have an Raspberry Pi running an open VPN server on my LAN. I moved this server from one location to another (at the old location, it was working just fine). NOW my android devices are running on ...