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Android

Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on the Linux kernel and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android's user interface is based on direct manipulation, using touch gestures that loosely correspond to real-world actions, such as swiping, tapping and pinching, to manipulate on-screen objects, along with a virtual keyboard for text input. In addition to touchscreen devices, variants of Android are also used on notebooks, game consoles, digital cameras, televisions, automobiles and other electronics. Applications are usually developed in Java programming language using the Android software development kit (SDK), but other development environments are also available, including Delphi, Ruby and Visual Studio (using C++).

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I have a few quick questions which I would like to add to this thread, easy ones, its just Im not used to using Android.  On my new Samsung Galaxy Note 8, even when I have no sim card in there or when in airplane mode, it shows full bars receptions.  What gives?
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I have a Galaxy Tab, running Android 4.4.2, that is out of memory.
Thus, I bought a MicroSD card to expand its memory.

I was planning to move to some applications to the SD card to free up space.
However, whenever I try to move an app via the "Move to SD card" button, I get an error "Unable to move app."

All that I was able to find via Google is that doing a factory reset MAY correct the problem.
I'd really like to avoid doing a factory reset.
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Hi,
I need help for a very weird problem ..
1 exchange account configured on a iphone 6, mail app on ios, works fine. Exchange 2010 sp3.
Owa, Outlook ok.
Yesterday the app says "Cannot get mail - The connexion to the server failed", impossible to sync emails...
No change to any system, other ios or android device works fine.
I try different solutions :
- reset password
- check the inheritage in security ad tab (already ticked)
- delete all devices in mobile device list
- delete the account , recreate on the iphone
- Activesync enable

I can send an email or read other emails but i get the error every time I try to sync new mail...
Did someone ever had the same problem ??
Thank you
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teamviewer on amazon firestick - can't click on anything, all I see it that finger but can't click on anything.

So yes I have teamviewer host installed on my fire stick and I can connect to it but I can't click on anything on it using my pc mouse and keyboard.

Please help.

Thanks
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I am trying to root kit my Samsung SM-T700 tablet which is running Android 6.0.1, Model number SM-T700, Build number MMB29K.T700XXU1CPJ1
I have downloaded and run Odin3_v3.11.2.exe but he process indicates an error and goes no further
I attach a screen-shot image of the Odin application after having clicked on the Start button.
What should I do to resolve the problem ?
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I have the iPhone 5.  Apple are not providing iOS 11 to users like me.  The cynical me says it's because they want me to spend to upgrade to the latest shiny toy.  Is that the real reason?   I really can't believe that hey can't afford to support performance and functional updates for upto 10 years.  

Is Android any better?
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Thank you for your time to read & answer this question.

So, the project I am currently doing is a child car alert system using RPi 3 Model B. The RPi would be able to detect the temperature, sound and presence of the child (PIR Sensor) from a child car seat in a vehicle then the Android app through BLE will be able to receive and display data from the RPi & send alert through app when sensors in RPi is triggered (i.e. high temperature in car).

So far, I have managed to build the RPi board with all sensors attached using Adafruit IDE in Raspbian. The problem now is building an Android app that could connect to my RPi board. I have researched some viable options and mostly suggested App Inventor. Is this true?

I am hopeful if anyone could guide me through any webpage or video tutorial on how to execute my project as I am very inexperienced in using RPi.

P.S: I am very new to RPi (~ 3 months) and learn solely from the Net so I appreciate any comments or tips from other experienced users on how to carry on with this project.
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I have a Synology NAS Server with a 500gb Hard drive connected and a Nvidia shield TV box/console.
Both the devices have the PMS (Plex Media Server) installed.

What I want to do is watch IPTV through plex. Ideally I would like to have the IPTV installed on the PMS that is on my Synology NAS Server as that is on and running all the time,  so that I can watch IPTV on my android phone when out of the house.

Does anyone know where to manually find the plugin folder on the Synology NAS Server or if not on there then where the plugin folder is on the Nvidia shield TV?

Also, can anyone recommend a stable IPTV channel for plex which I can use to load the IPTV playlist m3u?

Thank you...
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How to download official android firmware
Free I try sammobile website but it’s so expensive
I need for Samsung j1 ace
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Hello Experts,

I am working on a small website that allows users to send a vCard (.vcf file) to an email address they specify. The coding for this function is in php, and I should mention that my php skills are pretty basic. There are 2 versions of the email that sends the vCard: one in English and one in Japanese.
So far, everything is working fine, except that on Android smartphones, the Japanese characters in the subject line of the email get mangled (the body text is fine). It is obviously a character encoding issue.
Researching the issue on google indicates that I need to specify the character encoding for the subject text (in the case of Japanese, I think this would be UTF-8). I have tried a number of things to achieve this, but just cannot get it to work.
I provide the code as an attached file. I’d greatly appreciate it if anyone could have a look at this and let me know of any suggestions for a solution to this. Thank you in advance for any help.
qr-send.php
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Issue: When I click on download attachment, a message pops up right away stating pdf did not download.

What I did: The users could not download attachments bigger than 1MB. I looked at all of the exchange settings for size limitations and have them set at 30MB, as well as the config.web files are fine in the sync folder of the IIS.

I changed the default active sync policy to 30MB for Max Attachment size. Phone has that policy now.
Now any attachment on the Android comes up right away filename did not download.
This is happening on multiple platforms of Android (Edge 7, Galaxay)..
Cannot find the problem now why it wont download any attachment.
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http://www.samsung.com/uk/smartphones/galaxy-note8/?cid=uk_email_shop_ss-e66-sep2a-sim12085_aid34_20170914_1g-cta-hero-note8&sci=109085541&listid=1370&thcampaignid=12085&thid=6493423E54C0E99C96E57FB11ADD263A&m_i=XWcYEZyTgtxY%2BynmFK4kDQY2iD7Lo25EfeFkqf7NS6Bs80Ryyu5ggPgLdl5TcgIDHwGXDkQs77KdCB5u7AI9Hg9kmwoUX3&jumpto=shop

I'm confused with the above.  Is there just one type of Samsung Note 8 i.e. are they all dual sim compatible?  because the above web site does not explain the different between the two options and on Amazon people are selling the dual sim versions for over GBP 1000 where is the single sim is GBP 800.
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Is there any way to test an app on all devices without purchasing all devices?
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I'm looking for a better task management solution. I could use some suggestions based on my requirements.

requirements in order of importance, top 6 are a must
  1. -has web/PC app and mobile (Android) app, data being synchronized
  2. -tasks can have due dates
  3. -can associate with "note to self" directive on Android, so I can say "OK Google, note to self, buy birthday cards" and it will make a new task for me hands-free
  4. -can search text contents on mobile and on PC
  5. -has some way of categorizing tasks (lists, categories, folders)
  6. -paste images from clipboard into a task
  7. -attach files to a task
  8. -keyboard shortcuts on PC to create and edit tasks
  9. -can create sub-tasks or related (e.g. "is-blocked-by") tasks
  10. -tasks have priorities (normal,high,etc.)
  11. -tasks can have reminders/alerts at least in the Android app
  12. -can be target of share on Android, e.g. a text message, a URL, or an image can feed into the app and becomes a task
  13. -can easily transfer my existing tasks from Google Tasks
  14. -can share one of the task lists/categories with another person

current situation
I'm currently using GTasks on Android and a Chrome extension (Better Google Tasks), which essentially repackages mail.google.com. This solution has much of the above, but the web interface is clunky and I'm really missing the ability to paste images.

which one?
I've read these are popular and good, but that's a lot to test every one of them. Any suggestions?
  • any.do
  • evernote
  • google keep
  • remember the milk
  • TickTick
  • todoist
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I have a lenovo a10-70f that only boots into recovery mode. I choose a command and I get the dead android logo with a triangle coming out of its stomach with a caption "no command"

My diagnostic is that the OS updated and screwed up, I've seen it similarly before with Google Play soft-bricking the entire tablet.

There is an option to update from from, does anyone know where I can get a copy of the original android image for this device? And where can I get a copy of the fastboot adb.sh file? I had it a while ago, and I lost it when my server mobo died.
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Our firewalls are not sync'ed to public DNS so we can't create rules by URL of playstore or appstore.

Our corporate mobile devices need to have push notifications & apps install :
what's the range of IP for appstore & playstore required & the ports to permit?

I heard appstore is a Class A subnet while playstore is probably a Class B:
is it a good practice to permit firewall rules to such big subnet ranges ?
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I have an OnePlus 5 running the latest Android 7, stock (not rooted). How on earth do I set Sunday as the first day of the week such that Google Calendar, Inbox and Keep all use Sunday as the start of the week.

Thanks in advance.
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hi techs,
I am trying to play videos and pictures from my Note 5 to my Apple TV and suddenly it's not working in the last one year or so. The last time at work successfully was about a year ago and I was using allcast.  this week I've been trying to connect my phone again and no matter what I try my Note 5 will not detect the Apple TV and if some of the apps do list it it will not connect. I also tried my work Android phone which is I think an S7 and it wouldn't connect either. I have reset the network connections several times on both units and tried repeatedly with no success. I'm starting to wonder if Apple has made a change that everybody but me knows about. at this point what I think I'm going to do is buy the Chromecast and plug that in right alongside the Apple TV to see if I can use that to interface with my phone since all of the apps I've downloaded aren't working at all. My Note 5 is up-to-date with the most recent software and the Apple TV is also up-to-date with the most recent software and it is only about one year old. Any assistance with this issue is appreciated.
 thank you
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receiving and sending emails worked fine up until yesterday.  I use bluemail app on my phone.  my website is hosted by netfirms.com
netfirms directed me to your website for help.  What should I try to do to resolve this problem?
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I'm working with a Samsung Galaxy S6 on the Verizon network. It is current on software updates.

The phone works normally until we switch to maximum batter power saver mode (Settings, Battery, Power Saving Mode - Max.  After engaging this max power saving mode, the phone won't accept calls, and doesn't show missed calls. Even after returning the phone to normal power mode, it won't accept calls.  If we restart the phone is Max Power Saving mode it still won't accept calls.

Normally, restarting the phone will resolve this problem, but a few time we've had to do a full power off, and use the On/Off button to start the phone to resolve the problem.

Does any have any experience with this issue?

Thanks,

Steve
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I am currently setting up a training room where I want everything to be automated. I have door style windows on a slanted roof that currently needs to be opened manually. The problem is that the windows are very high, and it is not practical to try and open them manually.

They are side hung escape windows with wooden frames and dimensions 660x1180mm.

I want to convert the windows so they can open automatically, preferably using a remote or voice commands using my SmartThings hub or Amazon Alexa. Would this be possible?

Would you be able to guide me to the type of window opener/actuator that would best suit my window and what else I would need to get to be able to use my SmartThings hub or IFTTT event triggering.

Any solutions would be much appreciated.

Regards,
Robbie
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I want to open a kundli horoscope in omganesh.com website from my android smartphone lyf water 6 but it says following error that Could not allocate space for object 'dbo.ogkundli_usermaster' in database 'omganesh' because the 'PRIMARY' filegroup is full. Create disk space by deleting unneeded files, dropping objects in the filegroup, adding additional files to the filegroup, or setting autogrowth on for existing files in the filegroup.
Pls sir helpme from this issue its really urgent
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I have recently upgraded from XE3 to Tokyo 10.2 with the intention of learning a little about Android apps. Quite some time ago I wrote a very basic vcl app for wake on lan. I thought that maybe a nice project to get me started, would be to re-design and recode my WOL project to run under Android from my phone.  The UDP Client I used was the Ip-Works ipwUDPport1.

All the basics worked really well. Layout good on many Android phones - all validation of IP's and MAC addresses work well.  However this component  (ip-works) will not compile to Android and I am left with the prospect of using the Indy UDPClient  for which I can find little or no help.  I have found a couple of examples (very old) that when compiled produce error messages .  Can anybody point me in the direction of example code or a brief explanation as to how to implement sending data using this component.  The data I wish to send is a string comprising of FFFFFFFFFFFF plus sixteen iterations of the Mac Address of the remote PC (204 characters)

Any help would be much appreciated.
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We have an android cell phone (Galaxy S6 Edge) that belonged to an employee who is not longer employed here.  The phone has been reset and will not get past requiring the previous google account credentials.  I have tried a factory reset on the phone it will only get as far as requiring the google credentials.  Any ideas how to get past this without knowing the google credentials?
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On my Oppo & Note2 phones, without a SIM card, I can share out a wireless hotspot
for 2 computers to connect to (to do ftp/sftp or files transfers) but on my iPhone 6+
& iPhone 5S, that hotspot enabling button is greyed out even if I insert an expired
SIM card (or a SIM card without data plan).

I often 'sync' or do data transfers (to backup my pst) from my corporate laptop
(which disables USB port & I can't set/change IP on the LAN port but Wifi works):
but I usually brg the iPhone to office.  Is there any way or any apps on IOS that
could go around this?
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Android

Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on the Linux kernel and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android's user interface is based on direct manipulation, using touch gestures that loosely correspond to real-world actions, such as swiping, tapping and pinching, to manipulate on-screen objects, along with a virtual keyboard for text input. In addition to touchscreen devices, variants of Android are also used on notebooks, game consoles, digital cameras, televisions, automobiles and other electronics. Applications are usually developed in Java programming language using the Android software development kit (SDK), but other development environments are also available, including Delphi, Ruby and Visual Studio (using C++).