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What is the difference between android and droid? [on hold]

What is the difference between android and droid? Does Google own Android?
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''R Cannot be resolved to a variable'' Error

So i just started a new Android Eclipse Project, but it shows me errors. ''R Cannot be resolved to a variable'' . Thats what it shows me in the MainActivity.java of a new project. Can someone help ...
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Shouldn't Android emulator be faster when running on Linux and ARM based PC?

I's a little bit counter intuitive to fully emulate ARM processor and whole operating system when already running inside Linux on ARM.
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Android screens swipe order changed

Not sure how but suddenly my android main screens swipe order has changed (main page + another custom app page + google now cards) so now, instead of my google now be there when I swipe to the right, ...
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how to flash android lollipop to gionee p2?

I want to replace android jellybeans with lollipop without using any alternative custom roms I have already seen many fake custom Roms for kit Kat but a want to upgrade the device properly
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Android - Disable GOOGLE APPS auto-update [on hold]

I don't like google's calendar new version, so I have revert back to old version but I want to disable the auto update on google store of that app. Problem is that it seems that since it's a google's ...
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Tether a VPN connection without clientside software

I try to set up a fix for my job, where we sometimes need people to connect their computer to our VPN, before they have logged in (so that they can log in to be correct). After looking around I found ...
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Can I disable an Android app to read write some folders in SD card? [on hold]

So many Chinese Android apps always creates garbage in SD card, like there is their's home. Some apps auto downloads binding apps to SD card, when I deleted them, they come up next time! So is there ...
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file not found, but the file is there

running an Ubuntu 14.04 x64, I like to execute an binary file. This one: $ ls -la /opt/android-sdk-linux/tools/emulator -rwxrwxr-x 1 tho tho 35640 Nov 19 14:46 /opt/android-sdk-linux/tools/emulator ...
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adb shell dumsys cpuinfo

DUMP OF SERVICE cpuinfo: Load: 9.39 / 19.22 / 14.77 CPU usage from 13119ms to 6195ms ago: **25%** 5442/com.gameloft.android.ANMP.GloftA8CN: **17% user + 8.3% kernel** / faults: 39 minor **21%** ...
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Photos show up as blank after putting them on SD card [migrated]

Inserted a 32 GB Micro SD card. Phone recognizes it and I can copy photos on to it and they all appear to be there. But when I restart the phone many of the photos show up blank. Any way to fix ...
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How website generate Unlock Codes for Smartphones using IMEI? [on hold]

There are website who charge users and generate Unlock Codes to unlock their Smart Phones to work with any Sim-Card. All they ask for is IMEI number, Original Carrier of the Phone and Country of ...
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What does a blue/white arrow on an app icon in app manager mean? (Android) [migrated]

The icon in application manager for one the applications had a blue and white arrow overlayed on it for a while. Approximately the same time the app's icon also disappeared from the desktop (pressing ...
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Print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web

I wish to be able to print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web. Can I simply get a tablet, connect a USB printer and open Chrome with the --kiosk-printing switch in the ...
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connecting to local host on my laptop from Android [on hold]

I have a router which connects me to my modem for internet access I am trying to use weinre for debugging http://people.apache.org/~pmuellr/weinre-docs/latest/ I can't get it to work my setup is as ...
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Samsung Galaxy SCH-I545 won't update? [migrated]

Here is the full story: I bought my galaxy around 2 months ago (September 2014), and i rooted it using towelroot Then what i did was i tried getting clockwork mod, so i can use the cyanogen rom... ...
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Installing Xamarin on WinXP

I wanted to install Xamarin on WinXP Pro SP3 (32bit) and used the automatic installer but it said the Windows version was not correct so I went on and tried to install all componenets manually. I ...
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Android 4.4.2 youtube/video stuck in pause [migrated]

Got me a shiny new Hudl 2 (8.3" Wi-Fi tablet with Android 4.4.2). It's nice. It does the gmail and the facebook, etc. What it doesn't do is play video from youtube, or other sources such as the BBC. ...
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Nexus 5 not showing up as USB device since factory image flash failure

I already had the 2nd Android 5 developer image installed on my Nexus 5 when I tried flashing the official Lollipop image. Though flashing worked several times wihout any problems that time I ran ...
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How does Amazon's Test Drive android emulator run? [migrated]

Hello I've been trying to set up multiple android emulators in a ec2 instance. I've started by running ubuntu server on a t.2-micro and running the android sdk emulator from there. However it runs ...
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Rooting Android Version 4.4.4 [closed]

I'm new to rooting phones. I've read various methods of rooting phones based on that phones current version of Android. I've found an article telling me how to root my Droid Mini (link) but it was 3 ...
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android ADT trying to add a new classpath : unable to create the selected preference page [closed]

I obtain this exception when trying to add a new classpath in Android ADT with th version : unable to create the selected preference page![enter image description here][1]
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How can I upload a number/phase to the wallpaper of Android devices? [closed]

I am looking for is the following: I am numbering tablets for experiments and physical stickers aren’t working. I thought that if I could upload a text file and set it as the background/wallpaper, ...
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Android: checking wear level/SMART status on mobile device [closed]

Is there an app, or a Linux terminal function, that will show the S.M.A.R.T. stats or (ideally) some of the in-depth wear levelling info for the physical memory of an Android phone? Background if ...
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How can i access HDMI frame buffer in android? [closed]

I want to access the frame buffer of HDMI .Later on i want to process that buffer.Does Android provide any API to do that?? I have researched over the net however couldn't find any useful API. Any ...
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Screen Share on PC to Android

I have multiple laptops, and 1 Android device (MiniX) that is being used in a boardroom to display the web and other things on a TV screen. I was request to see if we can display a LAPTOP onto the ...
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How to stream video from mobile Android to PC internet browser

Is there any way to stream a video from my android phone to my PC internet browser?
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Unable to connect to desktop server from android

Yesterday I faced some strange issue while my laptop and Android device connected to same wifi network. I had a server running at port 80 on my laptop. When I tried accessing the website hosted on my ...
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Can’t write to .bashrc: permission denied

I have downloaded NDK for my Eclipse Juno. Now I have to add the NDK to path and have to add the following lines to my .bashrc: export ANDROID_NDK=/_path_to/android-ndk-linux/ export ...
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Google Calendar One-Way Sync

I use Google Calendar and wish to sync it with my Android phone. Events I schedule from my PC always show up on my phone after sync, but events I schedule on my phone never show up on my on my PC when ...
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Android chrome print, how is it set up? [migrated]

I'm looking to replace a mobile laptop with an Android tablet. I noticed on my Android 4 phone, in Chrome, there is an option Menu>Print, which lets me generate a PDF, or select a printer. When I ...
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How to play movies stored on my computer streamed to Android

I've got some nice series downloaded and stored in a folder on my computer. Then, I jump into the bath and want to watch them on my Xperia. Both are connected to the same home network via my Belkin ...
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Control/Stream Music via Android to Laptop (which is connected to music system)

Okay, so my music system is plugged into my Windows laptop and I want to stream music/or just remotely control my music player/app from my Android device. What's the best way to achieve this? Since ...
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Reinstalling Android (Motorolla Droid Razr HD) [migrated]

I have a Droid Razr HD by Motorolla. Recently, my phone has been completely unable to boot, forcing me to fall back to my old dumb phone so I can contunue to communicate with others. The problem was ...
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Getting an already installed Android x86 partition to run on KVM

I have Android installed on sda3, and it boots fine when loaded from Grub with the following commands: set root='(hd0,3)' search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root 977083a6-5762-4064-b860-39429b9e0cf8 ...
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Andoid studio is very slow

I am using android studio and it is very slow. every change takes long to happen and the UI is very sluggish. How can I make it faster? My laptop config is: i5 core 6GRam Hd4000 graphic card. ...
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how to get arrays in android arrays.xml accroding value [migrated]

In android arrays.xml, I can define arrays like below, <string-array name="feed_icons"> <item value="0">@drawable/latest</item> <item ...
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Limit on android version on an android device? [migrated]

I'm trying to make changes to the android framework as a part of a project. As ambitious as it sounds, I want to flash a Nexus S with an Android 5 image. Could someone please tell me if this can be ...
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Asus Tablet Model K01A Device Driver Not Found

I am trying to connect my Asus K01A tablet device to eclipse for Android development - Device's not visible for eclipse. In my computer's devices manager I see the driver is missing for the device ...
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How can I enter BIOS with ASUS Book Flip (TP500LA) if the screen is flipped?

I have 2 OS on my Asus Book Flip installed, Windows 8 and Android. I can dual boot them, works fine. But when I flip the screen (to tablet mode) the keyboard doesn't work while booting. So I ...
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Android tablet not playing along

A friend gave me this "GT-P1000" tablet to update its firmware. He wanted me to backup the images too in case the update erases them. I installed the latest version of Kies 2 and connected the tablet. ...
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how to run “reboot recovery” in android recovery [migrated]

Need to run "reboot recovery" while in android recovery mode My recovery didn't accept recovery parameter "recovery". adb reboot recovery - reboots recovery to recovery. rom shell "reboot recovery" ...
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Sync PC Time off Android Device

Is there any way to set the time of a Windows PC by querying an (unrooted) Android phone on the same LAN? IE, net time \\computer_name /set /y but with an Android device as the time source. As in ...
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How to use Adblock AND a VPN on my Android Phone?

I'm using Private Internet Access's VPN via its App and now I'd also like to additionally use Adblock Plus. The problem however is that I apparently can only use either VPN or Adblock Plus - but not ...
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What behavior will pop3 in outlook with keep for x days and imap on phone exhibit?

So, I've been told I need to have my work email on my personal phone. Even though our mail server supports IMAP and literally has gigabytes to spare, company policy is to use POP to keep the servers ...
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cannot see android files on pc in specific folders

When I plug my android phone into my PC and use Windows Explorer to look at the files on the phone there is a certain folder where I can't view the files. If I then go to my phone and cut and paste ...
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Cannot install Nexus 5 drivers on Windows Vista 32-bit

I Cannot install Nexus 5 drivers on Windows Vista 32-bit. Developer options are set on my Nexus 5. Followed steps here http://developer.android.com/tools/extras/oem-usb.html#WinVista Could not detect ...
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Is there a way to root multiple Android devices at the same time?

I need to root 20+ tablets, so I was curious if there is any way to root multiple android tablets at the same time.
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What information does Chrome/Android send to Google to discover my “WiFi based” location? [migrated]

Their commercial geolocation API doc says it needs a list of every WiFi access point around, with, for each of them: MAC address, ESSID signal strength, a few others. Common devices probably ...
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Set Android device default install location to external SD card [migrated]

I have Samsung GalaxyS2. Is there a way to set the default install location to SD card of all downloaded apps from play store.