Smartphones

A smartphone or smart phone is a mobile phone with an advanced mobile operating system that combines features of a personal computer operating system with other features useful for mobile or handheld use. They typically combine the features of a cell phone with those of other popular mobile devices, such as personal digital assistant (PDA), media player and GPS navigation unit. Most smartphones can access the Internet, have a touchscreen user interface, can run third-party apps, music players and are camera phones. Most Smartphones produced from 2012 onwards also have high-speed mobile broadband 4G LTE internet, motion sensors, and mobile payment mechanisms.

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Which cellular carrier has the best coverage?
There's a lot of marketing that says Verizon is the best.  But is it really?
And how about the super-cheap cellular services.  Which carrier are they using.  Surely the smaller brands don't have their own network backbone.

Another wierd observation!  Some people are able to surf the net on their smartphones in the NYC subways, others can't!  The transit authority WiFi ain't that good.  So, its gotta be the cellular carrier.
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What are the best mounts for mounting an iPhone X to my car's dashboard so that I can follow my iPhone X's GPS navigation?

This must be a dashboard mount that I can easily move between cars since I drive several different cars. I also want it to be easy to detach and reattach my iPhone X to such a mount since I take my iPhone X with me wherever I go. I am looking for a mount that I can put on top of my dashboard and not one that attaches to the air vents, etc.

Let me know what the best mounts are that I can buy online or through Amazon.
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We´re providing online exam for ours members. The exam can be done in computer, tablet or smartphone. The exam have from 5 to 10 questions with 5 true or false afirmatives in each question. The exam have especific date, time and duration (20 minutes),  occurs quartely in all country, on centers with supervisors. The System use PHP language with laravel and Mysql. My question is if there´s any way to know if anyone during the exam copy the screen with the question and answer ? (like print scr button, or press three fingers on android screen)
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We are looking to set up policies to restrict which Mobile devices are able to pair with ActiveSync. Under the phone and voice settings in the exchange control panel you have the option to set up ActiveSync policies based on device model or family.  Is anyone in here currently using this to manage their ActiveSync device partnerships and if not what are you using?  If you are using this what has been your experience with it?
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After my kid helped me install Facebook, Messenger &
a few other apps (CamScanner etc), now I can't share out
my Whatsapp images via Gmail anymore:

After I selected an image in Whatsapp, select "Share", will
get to the 1st attachment which used to have an option for
Gmail but now it doesn't show the "Gmail" option anymore.
Instead when I tap on "Email" will get to the 2nd attachment's
screen which says "No email was set up" : previously it was
set up & there.

Hmm, I think I uninstalled Gmail app & disabled a couple of apps
 when I was low on storage space : could this be the reason?

Also, I've been getting beeping notifications sounds though there's
no new Whatsapp nor SMS messages coming in: could it be one of
the new app (Facebook, Messenger, ... ?)
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Have a Samsung S9+ Android Phone that I purchased and am very pleased with. It's the first Android phone I've ever owned and I think it craps all over all of the iPhone's I've used for many years :)

There are three things I'd like to get for it though and not sure what and where to purchase these items online.

1)  A decent phone holder to use in my car so I can use it hands-free. I just want something that will hold the phone firmly and allow me to talk while driving as I can get "Bixby" or "OK Google" to answer any calls for me by just using that feature.

2)  A good protective case for it that doesn't restrict any functions like the buttons and camera and hopefully, still being able to use my Finger to unlock the phone while it's still in its case.

3)  A suitable charging cable that will plug into my car's cigarette lighter socket.

Cost of the items is not so much of an issue, the quality of the products, however, is.

Can anyone suggest a good place to purchase the above items online?  

Also  perhaps suggest what you use for the above purposes if you own the same phone?

Thanks.
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What "security lockdown" method (i.e. Symantec EndPoint Mobile, etc) do you recommend for corporate Verizon Android phones that are connected to a 200 user onPremise Exchange Server to somehow lock down so users cannot

  1. install APPS on their phone, only allowing UPDATES for existing "IT approved" apps to work
  2. browse to websites that are on a blacklist/etc
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I want my Verizon Android phone to remain SILENT when at work unless I get a call or text from Mimecast that the email server is down

What app/etc do you recommend to make the above work ?

Possible Solutions:
  ** https://www.androidcentral.com/tasker
  ** https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-automate-tasks-and-workflows-on-android-with-the-automate-app/
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android 7
automatic call recorder
free version
app version 5.42.1

recordings were good then I noticed last recording was at a low volume
Maybe in a version upgrade
volume is lower which is very difficult to hear
If I pay for paid version, do you think this will fix.
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airbnb app for android 7 is not showing notifications.
Previously I got notifications on top of phone screen when I got an incoming chat message.
Now I have to click on app every few hours to see if a new message arrived.
There are many places in android that it could have been disabled.

settings->apps->airbnb->Notifications-> set as priority.
settings->apps->airbnb->apps that can appear on top->allow permission
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My Galaxy Note 4 (already updated to latest Android) tends to lose
connectivity to GPS (even though the connection to cellular/mobile
data network seems to be intact) while driving for 3 to 30 secs.

I'm using Waze.  The disconnection can happen even on a bright
sunny day (ie don't have to be cloudy/rainy days) or in open
highway (ie not while going through tunnels).

The same SIM card was previously used on my Galaxy Note 2 for
for almost a whole year previously & I never had this issue.

Is this a known issue with Note 4 or the Telco ?  Maybe one way I
can test this is to use the Note 4 as a hotspot (tethering) to an
iPhone & test to see if Waze/GPS  disconnects intermittently:
map is still there but there's a red alert message that 'connection
to GPS is disconnected' at the top of the screen.

I only noted 2 changes:
1. I switch from Note 2 to Note 4 at around the time I disposed
    the old Honda Airwave to Toyota Sienta hybrid: not sure if
    there's something in Sienta that interferes
2. Note4 tends to get very heated up while Note2 is not that
    hot while Waze is in use: I've since taken out the backcover
    of the Note4 (& used scotch tapes to hold the battery & SIM
    card in place) when in use so that the heat dissipates
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What is the process for setting up an Office 365 shared email account within the built-in mail app on an iPhone?

The user who will be setting up this app already has full rights to both this shared email account and full rights to send emails directly from this shared email account.

This shared email account automatically appears within Outlook 2016 on this user's Windows 10 computer.

What is the process for setting up this shared email account within the built-in mail app on an iPhone?
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What is the process for setting up an Office 365 shared email account within the Outlook or OWA app on an iPhone?

The user who will be setting up this app already has full rights to both this shared email account and full rights to send emails directly from this shared email account.

This shared email account automatically appears within Outlook 2016 on this user's Windows 10 computer.

What is the process for setting up this shared email account within the Outlook or OWA app on an iPhone?
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Hi,

I am aware of the fitness bands and trackers for keeping statistics for fitness routines and a person's progress.

What I am looking for is a band that focuses primarily on health rather than fitness.

The device should have a heart monitor, blood pressure monitor and alarms for difference warning scenarios.

What would be the best tracker bands that would focus on health monitoring?

Thanks,
Robbie
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How to determine if cell phone is locked or unlocked ?

In the settings, there is Model Nokia Lumia 928, Carrier is Verizon Wireless, and IMEI number.  There is no sim card in the phone.

How can I tell for certain that this phone is locked or unlocked?
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Harassing, bothersome, invasive, disgusting, time wasting, infuriating and in general garbage cell phone calls! This question is ONLY for an Expert that can tell me if my idea is possible. I would prefer it if I NEVER get ANY cell call if it is impossible for me to return the call. If whoever or whatever is calling me does not care to be identified then do NOT ring my phone. I believe that it is possible technology wise to have the cell provider determine, instantaneously if the number trying to reach me is one that I can or cannot dial back. If I cannot dial it back then do NOT put the call through. Simple. I would pay DOUBLE my cell bill gladly if this were possible. Why isn't this idea being implemented? If POTUS were to get some anonymous or threatening or just plain bothersome phone call I can guarantee that the caller WOULD be identified and the calls would stop. Why can't the average citizen be granted or allowed to opt in to such privacy? There ARE cell company technicians that KNOW if this is possible or impossible. I am looking for someone like this to explain the situation to me. The providers are in the business to MAKE MONEY. Naturally. I am willing to spend MORE money but they seem clueless to want to cure the problem. The "Do not call list" is a total and complete JOKE. I now frequently leave my cell on my desk simply to avoid the hassle of these annoying calls. FIND THE DAMN PEOPLE CAUSING THIS AND PUT THEM BEHIND BARS is my solution number two. Any sincere …
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Looking to get expert advice for my fellow co-workers who have questions about mobile banking.
How safe is mobile banking on the following OSes.
Apple iOS 11.4?
Android Oreo?
As a security expert would you use your smartphone for mobile banking?  Why are why not?
I want to thank you in advance for your answers.
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I need to make a forensic image of each HDD of a group of our employees' desktop computers; I need the same for their smartphones. What equipment and/or software do I need to makes these images without removing the drives?
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Hi,

I always forget to take my earphones/plugs

Is there a cover which has them IN the cover (Samsung Galaxy S8)?

J
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https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29108461/Peel-Smart-Remote-app-kept-self-reinstall-back.html

Refer to above EE post which is not resolved.

I bought a used Note4 & since receiving it, there's this "Smart Peel remote"
app in it which I've uninstalled it (via PlayStore) : however, the next day,
this app will pop up & when I go to PlayStore, could see that it's installed.

Each time after clicking "Uninstall" for this app in PlayStore, the "Uninstall"
button will turn to "Update" button.

What must I do so that this app doesn't come back (disruptive pop-ups)
again?  

The earlier expert suggest disabling it but how is this done?
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I have one user (out of 60) whose Sprint phone randomly but often keeps getting the message pop-up: "The SIM card has locked. Please power cycle the device and if the problem persists contact customer service." This was a new Samsung S9. After useless troubleshooting with Sprint tech, we returned the phone for a replacement. After a few days the issue appeared on the new phone as well.
Any suggestions would be appreciated. This is not happening to nay of our other users.

Wayne
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Hi,

I have a Samsung Note 8 and a Samsung Note 4 smartphone.

I would like to migrate all data from the Samsung Note 8 to the Samsung Note 4.

What would be the best software to use to achieve this?

Thanks,
Robbie
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I bought a used Note4 & since receiving it, there's this "Smart Peel remote"
app in it which I've uninstalled it (via PlayStore) : however, the next day,
this app will pop up & when I go to PlayStore, could see that it's installed.

Each time after clicking "Uninstall" for this app in PlayStore, the "Uninstall"
button will turn to "Update" button.

What must I do so that this app doesn't come back (disruptive pop-ups)
again?
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I spend quite a bit of time driving and am interested in finding an app or method so that any incoming Office 365/Exchange emails received on my iPhone X will be read to me.

This will allow me to know what the incoming emails say without having to read these emails while I am driving.

What apps are currently available that will allow this to be done?
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Is there any way of bringing up or displaying the iPhone notifications screen (that appears on your iPhone with all of your latest email notifications, Experts Exchange alerts, texts, and other alerts) when you haven't used your iPhone for a while?

For example, I always use my iPhone alarm to wake me up in the morning.

When the alarm goes off I will unlock my iPhone and then turn off all of the iPhone alarms.

Then I will want to go back and view the main notifications screen that contains all of the alerts I have described above (instead of having to go to all of my different email accounts, Experts Exchange app, texts, etc.)

How can I go back to this main notification screen?
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Smartphones

A smartphone or smart phone is a mobile phone with an advanced mobile operating system that combines features of a personal computer operating system with other features useful for mobile or handheld use. They typically combine the features of a cell phone with those of other popular mobile devices, such as personal digital assistant (PDA), media player and GPS navigation unit. Most smartphones can access the Internet, have a touchscreen user interface, can run third-party apps, music players and are camera phones. Most Smartphones produced from 2012 onwards also have high-speed mobile broadband 4G LTE internet, motion sensors, and mobile payment mechanisms.