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How to fix null or invalid IMEI in oppo R831 [on hold]

I formatted the custom ROM since then i m having this issue of null IMEI. I tried to change IMEI with droid tool as well as mobile engineering method none of them worked for me. please help me out ...
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Will a mobile phone charge faster if plugged into a USB 3.0 port

Will a phone(or any device for that matter) charge faster if it is plugged into a USB 3.0 port compared to a USB 2.0 port? I know to assist charging you can turn features off(with flight mode) or ...
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Samsung “Kies via Wifi” doesn't work, stuck on “Loading…”

When I connect my Galaxy S2 to my laptop using "Kies via Wifi" it doesn't work. On my phone it tells me it is connected, and on the laptop I can see the device "GT-I9100" under connected devices, but ...
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Can you charge your laptop's battery by plugging a phone via USB? [duplicate]

Whenever my phone can be plugged (via a USB cable) into my laptop computer, my laptop will charge my phone's battery. But how can I reverse this charging, to command my phone's battery to charge my ...
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Why doesn't my android tablet read my SD-Card, when it is readable by other devices?

I have : A feature phone An Android Tablet - iBall Slide Brillante 8GB A 2 GB Sandisk SD-Card. A Windows-7 laptop computer. My SD-Card was essentially for use in my feature phone. I have been ...
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Disable prompt to convert videos copied to media device

I have a Samsung Galaxy S II, which when connected to my Windows 7 computer acts as a "Portable Media Player" Whenever I try to copy a video onto the device, it prompts if I want to convert it, ...
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Connect cell phone to Linux

when connecting a (an older) cell phone to a Linux computer, do I need software for each phone, or do they use a standard protocol? I have an LG KP100, which is a cheap, old LG cell phone, and it ...
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cant open enc format files transfared from android phone to pc

I transferred my images from the phone to desktop pc running with windows and some of the files have .enc format and i can't open them because of that. how can I solve this please?
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camera result decrease over the period of time [closed]

I am using moto g 1st generation Android mobile from Motorola, when i have purchased it in 2014, Its camera result was soo good...But after almost 2 years when i take any photos and compare it with my ...
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Bluetooth file transfer says “The request could not be honored”

When I try to send a file to my DROIDX phone using the default Windows bluetooth file transfer utility, I get a message that reads "The request could not be honored" and I am unable to transfer the ...
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Mobile Phone Browser Emulators/Simulators

I work in QA in a .NET shop and recently part of my testing process has started to involve testing our company website on mobile devices. At least one of our techs uses an HTC Desire. After tons of ...
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I need to get internet on my computer to my USB connected phone

My laptop has internet via Ethernet. I have connected a phone via USB which has no internet. So, is there any way I can get internet working on my phone via USB. The laptop is an HP Pavillion DV6. The ...
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Smartphone turns off my monitor when placed on a specific position? [duplicate]

I am not sure what the hell is going on, neither I know where to ask. For me it looks like phenomenon, but it often ends up being completely explanatory. I've discovered that if I place my SAMSUNG ...
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Why Do Some Desktop Websites Turn Into Mobile-Mode On Certain Zoom In Percent?

For example, when I go to this website on my desktop and zoom in to 300% the website appears to turn into mobile-mode. A menu button appears around 300% zoom (Google Chrome with a 1920 x 1080 screen ...
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Could the magnet used in smartphone covers damage the device?

I am reading reviews of a smartphone cover with magnetic lock and some people reported that the magnet causes their phone screen to go dark. why is this happening and could this actually damage the ...
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View & Control Alcatel 4016x on pc?

I've asked this question on another site but no answer yet and also don't know if I'm doing right by askin here. I have an Alcatel 4016X pixi2 and I want to View & Control this device on my pc ...
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The mobile phone users don't generate an audit logon event on the AD

I need to see the users who are logged in to wifi- staff using mobile phones. Currently I only can see the IP address of them not the Username. All of them are authenticated users.Is this a possible ...
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Can I share a wifi connection (not 3G) from my phone? [closed]

I have a Samsung S3 and a Windows laptop. For some reason or the other laptops don't detect our school's wifi but mobiles do. I want to know if it is possible for me to share the wifi from my ...
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How can I sideload J2ME apps on a device?

I'm starting to develop an app for Java (J2ME) phones. So far, the only way I've been able to test the app on an actual device (not emulator) is to put the jar/jad files on a web server, and download ...
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Can a wireless mouse dongle be used to connect to a cell phone?

My laptop (Compaq Presario V3000) does not have bluetooth. Few months back I bought a bluetooth dongle to connect to my cell phone. One fine day the bluetooth dongle got damaged. Now I also have this ...
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Can I keep Windows 10 Home from updating on any network other than my home network?

I use my laptop (Windows 10 Home) 95% of the time away from home. Over 50% of that time it is using my iPhone data plan. When auto-updates hit, my bandwidth is wasted, my computer is bogged down, ...
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How to transfer SMS from a Samsung GT-S5610 phone to a computer?

I have a Samsung GT-S5610 phone and I would like to backup my SMS messages on the computer. How do I do this? I have a USB cable and I have connected the phone to the computer. In the folder ...
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How to backup contacts from Sony Ericsson WT13i

I am using a Sony Ericsson WT13i. Some days ago it fell from my hand and the display is cracked and nothing is displaying. My contacts were saved on the phone memory. Now I want all the contacts. But ...
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Can't access phone util on Galaxy S3 (I535) [closed]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 that I can't get to connect to my computer. I've tried multiple USB cables (including the default one from the charger) on multiple computers. My next step is trying to ...
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Phone Direction Detection [closed]

I know that for a gyroscope, you can detect pitch, roll, and yaw, but how does a phone (or other machine) know what direction the phone is facing (north, east, south, west)?
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LG - REVERE Contacts transfer

I would like to transfer contact from VERIZON LG-VN150 REVERE to my OUTLOOK contacts. Is there any solution for this, beside manual contact transfer. I tried to connect the phone to PC via cable, ...
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Place iPhone call from PC desktop

My Current Setup I make a lot of phone calls every day. The phone numbers are in an online CRM. My cell phone (iPhone 4s) sits in a cradle at my desk. I have a blue tooth earpiece connected to the ...
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For use with mobile, is 2.4 GHz (B+G+N) the right band setting for my wireless router?

I've got a wireless router. Recently I found out that my mobile is having issues with the WiFi connection. I went through the settings and found out that there is an option in the router WiFi settings ...
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Is there any way to replace the chip that has my phones IMEI number on it? [closed]

Bought a Galaxy S5 from a guy on Craigslist. It was working fine and then a few hours later I couldn’t use calling, texting, or data. I took it into the AT&T store the next day and they told me ...
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If HTTP runs on a port, does that mean TCP can also run on that port?

I'm building an app that needs to run on a mobile smartphone over a GPRS/3G network. I'm doing bit ops, so every byte wasted through HTTP headers is bad. Mobile providers in my area make heavy use of ...
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Is it possible to reuse cameras found in old flip phones? [closed]

Here's my phone: Samsung SPH-A620 / VGA1000 http://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners/product/SPH-A620ZSSXAR-search/8 Is there a way to use just the camera component of this phone without the phone?
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How can I call phones from my pc using a mobile phone connected to my pc?

I mean this question in abstract for usb/bluetooth connected featurephones and dumbphones. But also specially for this mobile phone: Motorola RAZR V3i I have computers running debian and ubuntu, can ...
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What is the difference between Intel (CISC) and ARM (RISC) architecture? [closed]

what is the basic difference between Intel (CISC) and ARM (RISC) architecture?
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Get data from LG KE970 mobile phone to Mac via bluetooth

I have LG KE970 mobile phone and MacBook pro. Previously, I have successfully connected the two via bluetooth and I was able to get data from the phone (mostly images taken with the camera). But since ...
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Does charging a Li-ion battery smart phone through a computer's USB port put additional strain on the battery vs a wall charger?

I was curious about this. I read that you should generally avoid completely discharging and then full charging your Li-ion battery because this can strain the battery (though some suggested doing this ...
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Does taking a screenshot take less space than a taking a photo?

After watching my sister use Snapchat to take a photo and then taking a screenshot of the result instead of taking it using the built in camera app, I was wondering what possible benefits this had for ...
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Sending AT or like commands to modern day cellphones

I remember a friend showing me how to connect his Nokia 3110 to the serial port of his computer and making calls and sending SMS from the computer through the phone. Do the modern day phones ( not ...
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How to use touch-screen on cell phone after removing glass

My friend gave me a really old Metro PCS ZTE Phone with a destroyed glass screen. Surprisingly, the phone still powers on and I was able to fully charge the battery. I removed the broken glass ...
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Program to synchronize folders between my PC and mobile by bluetooth

Does anyone know any program to synchronize the files of a certain folder of my laptop with a certain folder in my android movile by bluetooth? I would like my bluetooth mobile phone automatically ...
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Reset behaviour for connected device

When connecting my phone to my computer, the modern UI app for phones (Windows 8) automatically starts. It's probably my fault for checking this option by mistake, but I want to get rid of it. I want ...
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WiFi: What's the range of my phone (not my AP)? [closed]

When my phone (Nexus 5) "sees" the Wifi-Network, is it always able to use it? What happens if I have a very strong AP which sends for example 300m, can my phone send a signal back (to the AP) or isn't ...
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How do I eject the media devices or phones that are group under the Portable Devices category since there is no eject options

I notice that media player or Android phones (using MTP mode) that is connect to Windows, they are usually group under the Portable Devices category. Under this category, when you right-click, there ...
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How can I transfer multiple files at once over Bluetooth?

How can I transfer more than just one file at a time over Bluetooth from my desktop PC to my mobile phone? I have paired the two devices and I can send files from my PC to my phone, but only one file ...
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Mobile Device Center does not launch on connecting phone

I have an HTC mobile phone running WinMobile 6.5. When I plug it into my laptop (USB connection) which is running Windows 8, the OS recognises that a device has been connected but does not launch ...
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Is there any PDF to Mobi converter? [closed]

I'm looking for a free converter from Pdf to Mobi, for reading on a Nokia E71; I find more confortable to read on this format, but i'm open to other solutions. What are the alternatives that I have?
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How to see which device uses which kernel module?

I have a Samsung phone GT-B3210. For some time I was unable to find working Windows drivers for it. I eventually gave up looking. Then one time I was charging phone over its USB port and booted Ubuntu ...
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Windows Home Server 2011 Photo Viewing Only App - No Write Acess

I currently use Windows Home Server 2011 to store photos that I have taken, and allow people to connect to my server through their laptops using Windows Explorer to view my photos. But this introduces ...
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Internal Storage does not have a drive name

The internal storage of my phone shows up as: Computer\Xperia SL\Internal Storage Hence I am unable to copy the entire contents of the drive using either Fastcopy or CMD Why is it that it does not ...
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Firefox OS simulator doesn't detect my device on winXP

I have a ZTE Open device with Firefox OS. I followed this guide to push apps to it, but the Firefox OS Simulator doesn't detect it on Windows XP. If I run adb devices it lists roamer2 device. I ...
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Chrome Developer Tools throwing errors with Xperia inspector

We have a number of android devices which we develop web apps for. When we are developing for Chrome mobile, we fire up the Developer Mode and start inspecting the webpages for the devices. Once all ...