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Finding stolen Android mobile [on hold]

How can I find a stolen Android mobile via IMEI number . I do have the IMEI number and I have tried many websites to no real help. Can any one guide me on this
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Internet service for mobile numbers in different countries [closed]

I have several bank accounts, some in different countries. In order to make online payments with a credit card from a bank in country A I require a mobile number in that country to receive a ...
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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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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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Can't access phone util on Galaxy S3 (I535)

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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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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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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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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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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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?

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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Phone in always on usb not shown in my computer

When I plug my phone (Galaxy S2, I9100) in an ordinary usb port on a HP Folio laptop it appears in windows explorer and I can browse phone content. But when I plug it in an always on usb the phone ...
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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 ...
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where and How the computer/mobile phone time and date stored

i tried something, i noted down the current time within my laptop(dell.. win 7) it was 12.15 PM 5 April 2014, and i did the same with my mobile phone(samsung galaxy s2, andriod jelly bean) it was ...
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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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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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What does a custom APN profile actually do, and why do I have to re-enter the proxy in my browser when I tether?

I'm currently in Canada and I'm using the 7-Eleven Speakout "unlimited browsing" mobile internet plan. Unlimited browsing means that only HTTP and HTTPS are unblocked, while any services that use ...
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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 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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What's a good way to test J2ME phone apps on a real 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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Syncing Google Chrome tabs on the fly

I am wondering if there is a way to sync tabs in Google Chrome in a way that once you open or close a tab on one browser, it opens or closes on all of your other machines. The current sync options is ...
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How can I protect my SD card?

Is there a way that I can read my SD card on my computer (or even cell phone), but it would be locked on any one else's computer (or cell phone)?
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universal 3G USB keys

Most of the 3g usb keys are sold and branded by mobile operators. Even if the name of the mobile operator is written on the key, will it always work for other operators and in other countries?
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How can I transfer photos from a Sony Ericsson V600i to the computer?

Do I have to download a proprietary program (most likely bloatware) from Sony Ericsson or is it possible to only install USB drivers and mount the phone to the file system or something similar? ...
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Is this data cable able to charge a device?

Is this data cable able to charge a mobile phone device? http://www.amazon.co.uk/USB-Data-cable-Samsung-SGH-E250/dp/B002TK0K68 (Sorry, I'm not a native english speaker - does Power supply via USB ...
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Can I share a wifi connection (not 3G) from my phone?

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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Firefox OS (html5,js) vs Android (java) vs IOS (objective-c) In terms of pl and tech use, how can the other is faster? [closed]

How can be one faster than the others, what happens inside their code, is it a matter of the engine they are using? (noob about the gecko, linux kernel thing, educate me) One of the limitations of ...
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How to connect multiple bluetooth A2DP/HFP-compatible phones to one bluetooth headset?

I need to be able to use anytime - and anywhere! - three mobile phones with a single bluetooth headset. Mobiles and headset supports A2DP and HFP bluetooth v2.0 profiles. I do not need to ...
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I can't connect to internet by using a cellphone and a specific cable model

I often use my Nokia 5800 cellphone as a mobile broadband modem to connect to internet with my laptop. Recently my power charger was broken, and since I already had a wall power plug with an USB port ...
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Accessing local webserver from a mobile device - wrong resultant ip-address?

I have a laptop running wampserver. Within the laptop I am able to browse by going to http://192.168.1.104/ in my browser. I'm trying to visit these same pages on my mobile phone that is on the same ...
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Why do we not have software SIM cards? [closed]

As apple and other phone manufacturers continue to require smaller and smaller sim cards (now the nano sim with the iPad Air) surely the question must arise as to why we can't simply have a software ...
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How to open .vnt file in a Windows Computer

.vnt is the file format used for memos/notes in various bada/android/windows phones. Having created the file in Mobile and transfered to computer via Bluetooth, I am not able to open it. It opens in ...
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Is it possible to use a computer to type a text message, and send that message through bluetooth so that I can send it with my cellphone?

I don't have a sophisticated phone, it's a recent Nokia C201, it has the classics: bluetooth, color screen... Since text messages are a pain to type with the T9 numeric dial buttons, I was wondering ...
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How do web sites detect mobile devices? [closed]

In most cases websites will look at the user agent header and then redirect or serve mobile content if accessed from mobile device. However, there are some sites that will serve mobile content even ...
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Problems connecting Samsung mobile phone

I have Samsung GT-E1200 and I am trying to connect it via USB cable to my PC. I looked at the Samsung page http://www.samsung.com/uk/support/model/GT-E1200ZKABTU-downloads for available ...
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Is it possible to re-route my incoming cellphone calls to Skype or to similar Internet call services? [closed]

I have a local mobile cellphone line/number and I'm going to travel outside my country for 3 months. I want to know if is possible to re-route my incoming cellphone calls to my Skype (or any other ...
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Remove word from Noklia Windows 8 phone correction dictionary

Accidentally saved a word "Ihope" on Windows 8 Nokia phone. The intended target was "I hope" and I had forgotten the space then mistakenly hit +Ihope on the correction line. Is there a simple way to ...
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charging a phone via a laptop which is also being charged

Suppose my laptop and my smartphone are both at low battery level and I want to charge up both. I start charging my laptop, and I also connect the phone to the laptop using the usb cable. Is this ...
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Can I charge my nexus 4 with a USB port meant for pendrive in my car using an FM transmitter accessory(it has a USB port for pendrive) [closed]

My point is Nexus 4 needs 2.2 Amp for charging properly however the unrated USB port on FM transmitter will not be providing that much current as it is meant for a pen drive. When I connect it to my ...
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connecting to internet via PC (Ubuntu Linux) on mobile phone (sony ericsson)

I have a Toshiba laptop with wi-fi connected internet. Now I wanna connect my phone to my laptop and use its Internet connection ( I can't buy new wi-fi or 3g supported mobile phone ). I have no ...