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Pages from specific web server fail to load on Android browser

I have a weird problem I can't get a handle on. No page from the site http://www.donegalnow.com will load in the default Android browser. All pages from the same site load using Chrome for Android and ...
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Fix damaged MicroSD card that cannot be formatted

I have, not one but two microSD cards that my phone (Samsung Galaxy Young, Gingerbread OS) seem to have broken. One is 1GB and the other is 2GB. The 1GB one won't be formatted. When I put the 1GB one ...
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How to get a copy of my notes in my Sony Xperia T?

I have been trying to get a copy of my notes on my Sony Xperia T for a while now. Looking at all the posts (of sometimes really desperate people) on the internet, this is clearly not as simple a task ...
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Block pinterest and tumblr using hosts file on Android [migrated]

I can't seem to get my hosts file to work properly to block Pinterest and Tumblr on my Samsung galaxy S4 rooted device. Here is what I've got so far. 127.0.0.1 localhost ::1 localhost 127.0.0.1 ...
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Clear Dalvik cache partition on Samsung Galaxy S4 [migrated]

I am using a samsung galaxy s4 (jfltevzw) using baseband VRUFNC5, and it wont allow me to install clockwork or twrp... is there any way i can clear my dalvik cache without using a recovery, just by ...
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IOS 8 Continuity for iPad, Windows and Android Phone [on hold]

Am I able to answer phones or text with my iPad or laptop using my phones number. Is there a way to connect all these? Thank You!
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Verizon stuck in boot loop [on hold]

I have a Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 (jfltevzw) and i had a rooted phone until it stopped working. The thing with my phone is that clockwork mod was not installing so i used safestrap... using safestrap ...
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How to I add a “confirmation on close” option to an android AVD

I have unfortunately gotten into the habit of clicking on the X to close the android emulator (AVD) when I really wanted to just minimize it or something - can I make it do a "are you sure" pop-up, or ...
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Which IDE to use for Android development? [on hold]

I would like to make my way into Android Application development. I believe the main language to do that is Java which I have experience in. But creating applications that shall be downloaded through ...
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Completly Uninstall TDMobile App? [migrated]

When I installed this banking app it made it so that chrome would open it up when starting a money transfer. Since the TD app is very unstable and hardly ever works I have uninstalled it, but chrome ...
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Does the Android “OpenVPN Connect” client app let my tablet to have an connectable IP address

I want to know that would the official Android OpenVPN client app "OpenVPN Connect" provides us an IP address of my Android 4.4.2 tablet so that I could ping it (or use it somehow) from my home ...
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Cannot remove a file

I used Cryptonite to encrypt a file then my device was shutdowned suddenly. Well, I cannot decrypt the file anymore. This's what I catched in the logcat when I try to encrypt the file once again: ...
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How to access shared folder from Android Browser [migrated]

I'm trying to access file shared with firefox from Ubuntu to Windows (as server) via WIFI, all of setting has been properly set before. I'm using smb protocol via desktop browser from Ubuntu and it ...
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VPN connect only for some IP

I have Nexus 7 (2012) 4.4. I add VPN connection. It's successfull work. But I want use VPN connection only to open some IP, for example: 192.168.139.177. All other + DNS I want use default wifi ...
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How can I convert M4V video to MP4 format under my Windows 7?

I want to convert M4V videos to MP4 format format to play on my Android Tablet. Is there any recommended app for Windows computer?
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How to root my Micromax A44 without bricking my phone? [migrated]

I am new to these root permission stuff. I want my phone to be rooted , so that i can extend my internal memory and add memory from my external card. I would like to know how to root my phone and what ...
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Android 5.0 - Avoid open play store after NFC scan [migrated]

I want to use the SmartLock feature of Android 5 together with NFC. I've configured it and it works well, but my problem is, that after scanning the NFC Tag (and also after unlocking the phone) the ...
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Can an infected Android or iOS phone infect a PC running Windows?

I realize that any .apk may not run on Windows via anything other than an emulator, but my instructor insists that it can. Here are my objections: Can I infect the computers at school with my ...
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How to turn off multiple desktops on Android 4 (LG Optimus L9 P760)? [migrated]

I would like to turn off multiple desktops that are on my Android 4 phone (LG Optimus L9 P760, if that matters). I can switch between them with touch, but I don't need that feature. And most of the ...
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Mouse pointer in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box

Is it possible to see normal mouse operation in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box? There are few apparent options for mouse, but neither work well I can't find "Mouse Integration" option as ...
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Is it possible to change the settings in android so that data is saved to the external SD card instead of the the phone's internal memory? [migrated]

This problem has been annoying me for a while. When I download and install an app to my phone it defaults to the phone's internal memory. Not too big of a deal since I can move it afterwards. The ...
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Wireshark does not show wlan traffic of iOs/Android devices (but shows traffic of my others devices)

i am trying to sniff the Wifi traffic of my home network. for that, i run Backtrack LiveCD on a laptop with a DLINK AirPlus DWL g650 wifi adapter. i set my WPA key in wireshark, and running wlan ...
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How can I run an application on my PC but isolated and portable so I can switch PCs when needed [duplicate]

I was looking at dongle mini PCs. I can't seem to find much information on them. What I would like to do is plug in a dongle PC and run an application on it. It would be perfect if it opens up a ...
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gstreamer - can it actually deliver near real-time video?

I'm trying to stream video to an Android tablet, but I can't even get it to have latency under one second on my own machine, let alone introducing networking. The server is the test-launch rtsp ...
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How to turn off auto-capitalization on the HTC One M8? [migrated]

This is bugging me while texting. I don't see an option to turn it off in the text app's settings, or Settings -> Language & keyboard.
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Android Studio Wont Send SMS [migrated]

I have been learning Android Studio, and im really stuck. This morning i had a code that send SMS's quite easly. But, now for some reason it is no longer working. This is the code i have: public ...
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Error whilst initializing SD card on Linux

I have noticed troubles with my microSD card in my Android phone and when I tried to insert it into my Linux laptop, I get the following error in #dmesg: [ 247.588279] mmc0: error -123 whilst ...
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How to ping from android to other devices [migrated]

How do I ping from Android to other devices? I thought about a method, class or something else. The following code is working on PC, but when I want to use it in a program for Android, it doesn't ...
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Sync latest email attachment with Android

My college mess hall menu is shared as an attachment (.jpeg) on the same thread every week. The thread has no other content except for this. For convenience, I'd like to access it quickly from my ...
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Automatic OCR workflow from Android to Windows

I would like the following to happen: I take a picture with my Android phone. Somehow I need to tell the phone that it's a receipt, and not a picture of something else. The picture gets OCR-ed and ...
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Bash on android [closed]

I have a rooted sony z2 smartphone and I'm able to run sh scripts, I also have busybox installed but I'm unable to work out how to run bash scripts, I've tried ls -l /bin/bash from terminal and get ...
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How to use the jack port of a android “Kit kat v4.4 virtual machine”?

I'd like to use the jack port of a Android kit kat v4.4 virtual machine (VMware Workstation 10), but it seems that it's not working. There is no error message, but hopefully it seems that the virtual ...
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How to change device name used by Google Chrome? [migrated]

I use the same Google account with Google Chrome on several devices including my Android phone. So, Google Chrome shows me tabs opened on other devices (for ex., at chrome://history/). Is there any ...
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SSH Bitvise Run As Admin

I want to shutdown my Windows 8 PC via SSH from my Android Phone. I am doing so using Bitvise and an SSH client on my phone. The issue is, the shutdown command requires me to run cmd.exe as an ...
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OpenWRT Android devices slow wifi

I've got my WNDR3700 running OpenWrt Barrier Breaker 14.07 / LuCI Trunk (0.12+svn-r10530). Everything is working just fine except for one thing. My android devices are all experiencing slow wifi. The ...
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Android security certificate untrusted

For the past 2 days I have been unable to access my Outlook email from : www.Blu180.mail.live. states that the security certificate is untrusted. How can I fix this? Android OS on Samsung Galaxy S4 ...
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How can I see a graph of Google Play Referrals on Google Analytics [migrated]

I am able to see the referrals in the referral flow section. but i cannot find them again anywhere else. I need to see stats about each referral over time. Any way to so this?
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how can I get around the 0x80030001 error when trying to copy files from a set of search results in Windows Explorer?

I'd like to search for mp3 files in a subfolder on my Android phone and copy them to my computer so I can listen to them. These are podcasts. When I use Windows Explorer to do this I get this error ...
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Phone can't detect hotspot made by laptop (no, not the other way around) [migrated]

Trying to ssh to my laptop on my android phone with a network created by my laptop, but my android phone can't even see the wireless network I made. Will be carrying laptop around in a backpack. I ...
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Reverse Bluetooth Handshake on Galaxy S5 mini

I want to pair a bluetooth scanner with my phone. On all other phones I own, I am prompted to enter the scanner PIN (1234) on my phone. On my Samsung S5 mini, however, I am prompted to enter a random ...
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Switching JRE version

I have JDK 1.8.0_05 64 bit, 1.6.0_45 64 bit and 1.6.0_39 32 bit versions installed on a same machine. I am using this machine for Android app development and it was working fine with Native Android ...
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Bluetooth headset in windows needs pairing again after android connection

I have a Philips bluetooth headset. It works well, with both my android phone as well as my windows 8.1 laptop and phone. But one strange thing occurs: on android, I only have to pair once, and can ...
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Is there no install file for Android Studio

I am looking to install Android Studio but all I can find is the .zip file on the site that has the exe's. Is there no install file that adds all the shortcuts and dependencies?
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Android HttpHostConnectException for localhost

i'm new in windows , i'm using webService for real host without any problem, but i can not develop application web service on localhost and i get this error: ...
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Simulating Map Access on Android Emulator

I have an Android application project in which the basic requirement is to mute the phone under particular building, the application shall check coordinates from default google maps installed in the ...
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Installing Moto X 2nd Gen Debug Driver

I have a Windows 7 x64 Ultimate computer and I want to connect my Moto X 2nd Gen (XT1097) in debug mode so I can develop some apps. The problem is, Windows can't find the drivers for my Moto X. I ...
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Creating and enabling an internal storage swap partition on rooted Android Kitkat [migrated]

System: Rooted Android 4.4 phone (actual rom: CM 11 Milestone 6) with 1GB ram, plenty of internal storage, but no sdcard slot. My phone's partition scheme is unmodified CyanogenMod 11. Problem: ...
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File transfer freezes upon various type of files via MTP transfer

There is a problem when I try to transfer various type of files to Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (latest firmware, os ver. 4.4.4). For now problem occur with .flac and .ogg files, but I'm sure issue isn't ...
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Invalid username or password on Android lock screen when 2 step verification is enabled [migrated]

I have a Moto G (1st gen) running Kitkat 4.4.4 (not rooted). The first time I signed into my Google account on my device I had 2 step verification enabled. I still do have it enabled. Now in the ...
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Can I use an Android Phone as a Linux Box? [closed]

Is it possible for me to use my Android phone as a linux development box? E.g. install some sort of package manager such as Apt/Yum followed by GCC, Vim etc. Then I simply connect my phone via USB ...