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    Thread Fixed a hardware issue on a Fire 7 that was broken for a year. Now in a bootloop

    My daughters Kindle Fire 7 stopped turning on about a year ago so I just bought a new one. Last night I was bored, so I took it apart and found one of the connector ribbons had been unplugged. Plugged it back in, reassembled and viola! It booted......into a bootloop :) I have NO idea what...
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    Thread Location services defaulting to my house unless I toggle location services on and off

    Hello All, On both my wife's and my Tmobile S7s running 6.01 on the November security patch, the location services are terrible. The phone keeps thinking I am at my house when I am 20 miles away at work. My wife has the same problem. If I toggle location services off then on, it instantly...
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    Thread Location Services Terrible on T-Mobile S7 - Keeps Defaulting to my house

    Hello All, On both my wife's and my Tmobile S7s running 6.01 on the November security patch, the location services are terrible. The phone keeps thinking I am at my house when I am 20 miles away at work. My wife has the same problem. If I toggle location services off then on, it instantly...
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    Thread Samsung Pay Not Working - Pay by fingerprint and PIN grayed out

    I cannot get Samsung pay to work. Not only did it delete all my credit cards from the service, but the gift cards I bought through Samsung pay are inaccessible. Anytime I bring up the Samsung pay service, the pay by fingerprint and pay by PIN are grayed out. I cannot proceed. Looking at my...
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    Thread Samsung "chat" (texts) in the message app are not being delivered

    My wife and I both have Galaxy S7 running on Tmobile. We both use the default message app for texting. When Texting her, it is sending it as chat and the message is marked as "Not delivered". Ive had both phones in my hands and can verify the text I sent from hours earlier was not delivered...
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    Thread Best Unlocked Andorid Phone for Tmobile for Parents Who are First Time Android Users?

    I help my parents out and pay for the cell phone service. I am switching all 4 lines over to Tmobile. My parents currently has Lumia 640 on ATT which I am trying to get unlocked to use on Tmobile. I got them Windows phones as they are pretty easy to use for first time smartphone users and I dont...
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    Thread Issues connecting to bluetooth devices yet my android watch seems to not have issue

    I have a Huawei Watch and it seems to keep connection with my S6 just fine. I however have issues with every other bluetooth device at times. I have a shower speaker/phone, car 1 bluetooth phone + audio, Car 2 bluetooth phone only, and car 2 bluetooth music gateway. All of these have issues. I...
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    Thread S6 Help No Root Solution - When Bluetooth Device 1 is connected, connect to device 2?

    I have a 2008 Lexus which has bluetooth but only for phone. It does not do A2DP streaming. So, I bought a Blackberry Gateway Bluetooth stream that connects to the aux input of the center console. Unfortunately the phone only automatically connects to the hands free device and not the Blackberry...
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    Thread Android: Tasker or IFTTT - When Bluetooth Device 1 is connected, connect to device 2

    Hello All, I have a 2008 Lexus which has bluetooth but only for phone. It does not do A2DP streaming. So, I bought a Blackberry Gateway Bluetooth stream that connects to the aux input of the center console. Unfortunately the phone only automatically connects to the hands free device and not the...
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    Thread Bone Stock LG G2 will no longer turn on or charge

    My wife and I ended up getting new phones. My wife left it off the charger for a week or so. I went to go turn on my wifes G2 to backup and restore her data, but it woulnd't turn on. I tried 3 different chargers and cables to charge it but I get no lights and it wont come on. I tried plugging it...
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    Thread [Completed] Imported Axon Mini can only send and receive MMS or Pictures on Wifi. Not on ATT Data

    I have an Axon Mini imported into the US running on AT&T. I had to get a new sim card since my Lg G3 sim card was too big. When I went to the att store, he set my APN settings and no text messaging worked at all. People sent me messages, but nothing came through. So, I went through and added my...
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    Thread Axon Mini on att can only send and receive MMS on Wi-Fi

    I have an axon mini on att. I have the apn set to what my LG g2 is. I can send regular texts fine, but sending pictures fails. When I receive one, I hit the download button and it fails. Here are the screens of my setup. Edit: Damn auto correct, cannot change title...
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    Thread Was on CloudyG2 2.2 and Used Autorec and bricked phone. Even download mode is broken

    I know there are tons of threads on this, but I think my phone is fixable and I want to make sure I use the right method so I dont permantely brick it. Here is what happened. 1) I was on CloudyG2 2.2 which I believe is a Kitkat rom. 2) Used Autorec and rebooted. 3) Standard boot gets me a...
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    Thread Will this work on ATT HSPA?

    I am pretty sure this will not work on ATT LTE, but will it work on att hspa? This is the perfect phone for me. Im so tired of huge phones. And when they make a smaller or "mini" phone here in the US, they neuter it with lowered specs.
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    Thread Wife Wants new phone- LG G2 size, good battery, camera, and gps. Reccomendations?

    My wife has a LG G2. It has been acting up a lot- specifically the GPS. She would like a new phone. She doesn't need a lot of fancy features. Doesn't necessarily care about brand. She also doesn't care a whole lot about whether it is on the latest version ect. She is looking for: - Something...
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    Thread Axon Mini Announced!

    I am pretty excited! I have been looking for a 5-5.2 inch device that was not under powered. The new Axon Mini looks like it could be interesting! http://www.androidcentral.com/zte-adds-axon-mini-and-axon-watch-its-flagship-lineup I hope it has NFC and supports ATT LTE Bands. I am concerned...
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    Thread Quick question about installing Cloudyg3

    I am coming from a G2 where we had to flash a baseband then flash CloudyG2. I now have a G3 in hand that is stock and on 4.4.2 and the model is D851. I only have to root, install custom recovery, and flash CLoudyG3 2.2 and no other baseband/modem/zips? Is that correct?
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    Thread One year in, how is the G3 holding up? And a few other questions

    Hello All! I currently have a G2 on ATT. I had bought a used G3 about 6 months ago and was disappointed in battery life and performance- felt it was a little stuttery. My best friend has 2 G3s and claims I had a defective one as he gets great battery and performance. G2 is a great device but I...
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    Thread Any app that mimics Qslide Apps functionality?

    I find myself using and enjoying the Qslide Apps on the the G2 quite a bit- especially the calculator and phone. If I install a new rom not based off the LG version, I will give up the Qslide Apps functionality. Is there any third party app/module that allows you to launch a few certain apps...
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    Thread Anyone else not all that excited about the current line up of Android phones?

    I have been a little underwhelmed by the current line up and known future line up of Android phones. I am still rocking a LG G2. I tried the G3, hated it, and returned it then went back to a G2. I wish someone would make a G2 sized phone, with built in wireless charging, removable battery, and...
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    Thread Best AD2P Bluetooth Auxiliary Adapter for Cars

    Hello All, I just bought a used Lexus and it has bluetooth for phone, but not streaming. I have an aux port in the console and a usb port so I would like to add a bluetooth adapter for streaming music. I am looking for one that turns on automatically with the car (doesnt require me to push a...
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    Thread [Q] Best app for cataloging contents of moving boxes?

    I am moving cross country and this time I am letting someone else drive my stuff. Due to family member issues with mover where their labeled boxes with higher value stuff was gone through, I want to be non descript on my boxes. I want to put a MB1 on a box for master bedroom and the have an app...
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    Thread [Q] Installed Wireless QI Chrager- how do I see exactly how fast it is charging?

    I just installed a QI charger for my new LG G2. I got a few QI charging pads as well. I want to see how fast it is charging, or the charge rate (500mah, 750? ect) as the receiver is supposed to do the following charge: DC 5V/500mA-1000mA . Ive tried a few apps, but I cant find one that...
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    Thread Sideloaded Amazon App Store to see all apps but now apps in recent menu dont work

    Hello, I saw in a video that if you sideloaded the Amazon App Store to your FireTv you could then see all sideloaded + regular apps in the app section instead of having to go down to system, mange, apps, ect. However, now I cannot click the app icons under recent in the first menu of FireTV. I...
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    Thread Best G3 rom for stability and battery life?

    I'm downgrading from a g3 back to a brand new g2. I miss the form factor and the lag issues on the g3 is driving me nuts. That said, I will be putting a custom rom on the g2 I get. I really like the look and feel of the g3 software I have. What, in your opinion, is the best g3 based rom...
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    Thread Sideloading Kobo/Other apps and General Questions between 8.9 2013 and 2014 models

    Hello, Has anyone successfully side loaded the Kobo app? I use that and the Kindle app the most for my e-reading. Also, how does Chrome work on this sideloaded? I know there is a little bit of a hardware upgrade in the 2014 model. I am trying to decide if it is worth the extra cost over the...
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    Thread Easy way to get back to watch face without dismissing 5+ cards?

    Is there an easy way to get back to the watch face? Sometimes I have to dismiss 5+ notifications or cards before I can see the dang time. Am I missing something?
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    Thread The status of 4.4 Roms. What is the situation?

    Hello All, It seems to me like development on 4.4 roms for the ATT LG G2 is pretty low. Is there something that the new 4.4 update from ATT did that caused it to be more difficult to develop? Just curious or did developer support just move on? I personally like the stock firmware with tweaks...
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    Thread Anyway to convince Android that Voice Search is a Voice Control App?

    Hello, I just got the new Pioneer AVH-X8500BHS which has the App Radio functions built in. I have bought ArLiberator and now have full control over my android device. Awesome. One great feature of the AVH-X8500BHS is if you hold down the "home" button on the radio it launches voice control...
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    Thread [Q] Any rom with multi-window and virtual navigation bar?

    Hi All, I am looking for a Rom that has multi-window control, but also a toggable virtual navigation bar like AOKP. I only need the virtual nav bar when connected to the 7" lcd in my car. I have tried button savior, but it overlays on top of apps and gets in the way. I was hoping to find a...
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    Thread [Q] Android 4.1 - Hide Mouse Cursor when input device is attached?

    I have a bluetooth touch screen controller that allows me to control my phone via a 7" lcd. The controller shows up as an input device. When I touch the screen, a mouse cursor shows up. Is there anyway, by editing the build.prop ect ect that will allow me to hide the mouse cursor when an input...
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    Thread [Q] Tasker Profile Sound Alarm If Text Received

    I am having trouble getting a tasker profile to work. I have a Rapsberry Pi powered smoker temperature controller I built for when I am smoking brisket/pulled pork/bacon ect. It has an alarm feature that will text my phone on special conditions. I want Tasker to sound an alarm if it receives a...
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    Thread Atrix broken screen - How to either do video out or access phone remotely

    Sooooo my pastor has a broken digitizer and I told him I would replace it for him. I had done this on a few iPhone 4's and an HTC Evo. Unfortunately, I screwed the pooch on this one after getting frustrated and broke the new digitizer cable and lcd cable. Oops. Now I have no video to the screen...
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    Thread [Q] Sharing my computers VPN connection to Android over internet

    Hello All, I just ordered a Lenovo S2110 Android tablet with keyboard dock. The idea was to use this 20 hour machine on road trips to do work related activities. For my job, I need to connect via VPN to get access to my work's intranet. I can do that fine in Windows on my pc or my work laptop...
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    Thread "Hidden Sender Address" notification will not go away

    I keep getting a notification from all the different SMS apps I have tried that is called "Hidden Sender Address". When you click on it, it takes you to the app but not to a message. Chomp SMS indicates it is an MMS message. I cant find any unread message in the stock app or any aftermarket...
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    Thread [Q] Is MirrorLink software only or hardware as well?

    Does anyone know if the mirrorlink technology in the S3 is a software only thing added to the phone or is there a hardware component (besides the MirrorLink head unit). Im hoping Software only so that it can be added to other phones like the Galaxy Nexus. Anyone have any idea how MirrorLink...
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    Thread HDMI out of MHL adapter to Composite RCA video. Will this work?

    I need to be able to connect my Galaxy S2 through a rca video input. In order to do this I need to: 1) Get an MHL adapter: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005NTHXYY 2) Use a hdmi to rca converter like: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0047PDBP0 In theory this should work. What do you...
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    Thread Random directory on SD card taking up 6gb of space. 'cpbdf' file Not sure what it is.

    My phone just warned me about not having enough space. I store all my media on an external card so I was confused. I mounted the phone and began to go over each directory. I found the attached one which I have no idea what it is. It is using 6 gb of space. It is in /sdcard/470808579740795203/...
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    Thread RCA TV out to In Dash DVD player?

    Im thinking about getting an in-dash radio/dvd player. Most of these has standard rca video inputs. Would it be possible to connect the Galaxy S2 to one of these connections and mirror the screen on the dash? Would be great for navigation.
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    Thread [Q] What must I do to prep the Captivate to work over seas (Paraguay)

    Hello, I am selling my Captivate to a friend who is returning to Paraguay next week. I have returned to stock and installed Andromeda 3. I have not assigned an account to it. I did use SGS Unlock and when I use that app to test it, it returns all 7's. If I restored back to stock or updated...
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    Thread Best Battery Log App for between charges?

    Hello, I want to be able to log what activity and how many hours I have between each charge so I can compare my stock battery to non-oem batteries. I would like something that would keep a history of each session (1 session = the time between being plugged in) that would allow me to click on...
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    Thread LG Thrill Impressions, issues, and some questions

    So I was waiting to get the Samsung Galaxy S 2, but since I had this upgrade and 2 in October, I decided to go ahead and try out the Thrill. I am coming from a Captivate and wanted the following changes: a WORKING gps, a flash for the camera, dual core, and a front facing camera. The Good: 1)...
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    Thread [HOW TO] Modify the Asus Transformer Sleeve to stay on while docked Video & Pictures

    [HOW TO] Modify the Asus Transformer Sleeve to stay on while docked Video & Pictures Disclaimer: I am not responsible for any damage you do to your case or Transformer attempting this. Proceed with caution. If you are willing to possibly ruin an over priced $40 case, then go for it...
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    Thread [Q] Can someone Create/Modify/Port an Android Browser with Client Side Certificate

    Can someone Create/Modify/Port an Android Browser with Client Side Certificate support that works on Honeycomb. There is a version that runs on 2.2 and 2.3 that is a direct port of the stock Android browser but it does not run on Honeycomb. https://market.android.com/details?id=org.sandrob. He...
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    Thread [Q] How to view files in /data/data/ on NookColor?

    I am trying to add a signed certificate to the FireFox as described here: http://support.mozilla.com/mn/questions/786035#answer-142961 In order to do so, you need access to /data/data/org.mozilla.firefox/files/mozilla/<random number>.default/cert9.db...
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    Thread [Q] How to Install a client side certificate to authenticate in a web browser?

    Im thinking about selling my laptop and buy an Asus EE Transformer (when they are available) along with the keyboard doc to replace as my machine when traveling. My issue is a co worker has a Xoom and can not use it at work. Most of our work is done in a browser. This site is protected by...
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    Thread [Q] Increase Soung Output Through Head Phone Jack? Stock Rooted

    I am loving my Nook Color. Using it to replace a laptop and books I take with me on plane trips for movies and reading. I am running 1.1 Stock and Auto Nootered. I have my file re-encoded for playing on the Nook and they look great. Problem is with sound all the way up and using my noise...
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    Thread Tethering: Horrible Speeds and Ping. Any idea how to fix?

    I have a Captivate running Cognition V2.2.Beta1. Using either usb tether or wireless tether, I get pings of 600+ and slow upload/download speeds. http://www.speedtest.net/result/1064395617.png http://www.speedtest.net/result/1064400255.png Anyone else getting better results? Anyone know how...
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    Thread Would the Captivate video out work okay on a 7" 234x480 screen?

    Im thinking about adding a 7" lcd screen to my truck to act as a backup monitor and a larger lcd for GPS. I'd like to connect my Captivate to the lcd and using it for larger, set top viewing of the gps. Would this work fine in terms of using the video out for gps only...
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    Thread Captivate and Ford Sync: Phone Disconnects when downloading phonebook

    I just picked up a 2010 F-150 FX2 with Microsoft/Ford sync. My phone connects and I can use it to talk to people ect. However, anytime I try to download the phonebook the Captivate eventually disconnects from Sync without transferring any entries of the phonebook. When I go to download the...