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    Thread App killer?

    Until recently I used to be able to use Android Assistant to kill un-needed apps and so free up memory (and also preserve battery life, help phone run cooler, etc.). But recently -- not sure if it was after the OS update on the Idol 3 (6045I) or an update of Android Assistant itself -- the...
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    Thread Google translate with offline speech input?

    Anyone know how to get Google Translate working with offline speech input (e.g. in airplane mode) on the Idol 3? This worked for me on my old Moto phone running KK (actually, running CM11). But on the Idol 3, I can do offline translation via typing (having downloaded the relevant offline...
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    Thread Will the USA Idol 3 work in Japan?

    I will be traveling in Japan and wondering if the 3G bands of the USA version of the Idol 3 (6045I) are compatible with Japanese networks. From what I've read the best possibility is the 2100 MHz band, but just because the idol 3 specs say "2100 MHz" does that mean it includes (or at least...
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    Thread usb port problem (idol 3 5.5")

    I found this evening that I could not plug in my usb cable sufficient to allow charging. It seems the pins in the phone had bent slightly. I was able to remedy the situation with a jeweler's screwdriver, thereby saving, for now, sending the phone back. But as I have never stuck anything in...
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    Thread Unlocking the bootloader on the Alcatel Idol 3

    On the "Any root ability for this phone" thread there have been instructions to unlock the bootloader spread over several pages of posts. I've collected them here (and followed this set of steps to unlock mine): (1) Get/install Alcatel USB driver if Windows. (no need for Mac). From here...
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    Thread [Q] Camera flash with CM 10.1?

    I have been using epinter's CM10.1 for Atrix 4g and following the Atrix 4g CM10.1 developer discussions. I am trying to get the camera flash to work. krystianp posted that one should extract from CM9, the files tcmd and tcmdhelp and put in /system/bin. But I cannot find a CM9 for the Atrix 4g...