Android Enthusiasts Weekly Newsletter
Android Enthusiasts Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

Does android save a log of its own IP addresses?

I have a Wifi network to which I connect at work. The IP address has always been DHCP, but today the DHCP server is down. If I can figure out what IP address I had, I can set it statically (after ...

logging dhcp ip-address  
asked by Stephen Schrauger 4 votes
answered by Paul Ratazzi 3 votes

Nexus 7 in Fastboot (recovery) not activating USB connection

I realise this is asked countless times but I genuinely believe my question is unique, please bare with me as I explain. My Nexus7 (2013) is not working in fastboot mode, I connect my Nexus 7 and run ...

usb nexus-7 fastboot  
asked by Illizian 2 votes

Nexus 7 2013 crashes when in boot loader. How do I flash a new image to it?

I have a Nexus 7 2013 which I'm trying to flash the Android Lollipop preview image to. It's currently running the last Android L preview image. Whenever I boot the device to the bootloader screen ...

rom-flashing nexus-7 bootloader 5.0-lollipop  
asked by user650309 2 votes

external mic plugged in + bluetooth

Hopefully someone can help me. I have a Samsung Galaxy Note II and I want to record with my external mic (rode smartlav+) but still listen to all audio from my phone via bluetooth. (Sena 20s). For ...

bluetooth audio microphone bluetooth-audio audio-recording  
asked by Mik 2 votes
answered by Izzy 0 votes

What is this folder named "d1o1m0o7b1i1le"? Is it a virus?

I found a directory on the SD card of my Nexus 5 called .d1o1m0o7b1i1le that definitely wasn't there last week. It contains a directory called dont_remove, which contains a bunch more directories with ...

malware  
asked by ecapstone 2 votes
answered by Andrew T. 1 vote

A way to get location coordinates from command line

I'm looking for a command line, or a series of commands that can dump or list the latitude and longitude on a rooted device. I connect to a device using ADB shell. A way that will cause the ...

adb geolocation  
asked by Erb 2 votes
answered by Rohan 2 votes

Cannot delete hundreds of duplicate contacts

I have a Google account and a MS Exchange account (Outlook). There are multiple instances of hundreds of duplicate contacts for a single name; e.g. John Smith. They are in "not assigned" groups. If i ...

contacts email  
asked by Steve 2 votes
answered by Michael Nancarrow 0 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How can I type special symbols on my Android device like ☺ or ♥ as a regular character?

How can I make special symbols on my Samsung Galaxy SII, like ☺ or ♥?

keyboard text-input special-chars  
asked by EL-Maré 8 votes
answered by svarog 6 votes

Application downloading error (919)

I am experiencing a problem with Google Play in my Android phone. When I download new apps from the Play Store, it completes 100% and then shows me an error: (unknown Error code during application ...

google-play-store 4.1-jelly-bean  
asked by hussain 5 votes
answered by Izzy 7 votes

Can you answer these?

android/data/com. folders

While searching for .jpg images that seem to be scattered ALL OVER my Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), I discovered that, when connected to my Win7 PC, I can see .jpg images (my own photos with my unique ...

photos  
asked by Becks 1 vote

Restrict accounts that can delete data with Android Device Manager

I have setup two Google accounts on my phone. I want to configure it so that only my primary account can erase data using android device manager. Thanks

android-device-manager  
asked by Nirav 1 vote

Google Play Music: Download Entire Library through USB (instead of internet)

I've used Google's Music Manager to upload my entire iTunes library (songs and playlists) to Play Music. Now I need my library in my phone as well but the Play Music app on my Android phone only ...

google-play-music  
asked by jmrjulian 2 votes
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