Android Enthusiasts Weekly Newsletter
Android Enthusiasts Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

How much free storage does Android need?

How much free storage does Android KitKat need? I've noticed that when storage (not RAM) gets down to somewhere between 200 and 300MB, Android starts to complain that it will not be able to function ...

4.4-kitkat internal-storage insufficient-memory  
asked by RockPaperLizard 3 votes
answered by dutchy 0 votes

Relay SMS to a normal computer

Is anyone aware of a way to relay SMS messages back and forth to a PC/laptop? As in, so you could deal with texting on the computer and leave the phone sitting around wherever on the same LAN. Any ...

asked by goldilocks 2 votes
answered by Izzy 1 vote

How can I view SSL certificate information (the padlock popup in Chrome desktop) in Chrome Mobile?

When I'm on my Desktop Chrome, I can click on the padlock icon in the address bar and see the information about my SSL connection, like the TLS version, the certificate strength, the authority that ...

4.4-kitkat 5.0-lollipop chrome-for-android https  
asked by Nate Kerkhofs 2 votes

How do I skip an Android system update and stop its notifications?

I get a message Android 5.0.1 System Update Available but no option to skip the update. In frustration, I click "download". It's not better after the download. I still get System update ...

updates nexus-5 ota-update  
asked by Calaf 2 votes
answered by Tristan Wiley 1 vote

Wi-Fi antenna seems to work when the device is off

When I was looking at battery statistics I've found something strange: the bar showing wether a component is running or not indicates that wifi were active when I took off my phone. Is this a bug? I ...

wi-fi 5.0-lollipop android-versions bug  
asked by Daair 2 votes
answered by alexus 0 votes

How To Install Android 5 on an LG G Pad 7.0?

I have an LG G Pad 7.0 running Android KitKat (4.4.2). Could I update it to Android 5, even though there is no release for the G Pad 7? I would also by fine with the latest version of CyanogenMod. ...

asked by danerieber 1 vote
answered by ollie299792458 0 votes

FOTA download stays at 0% and can not get rid of it on Verizon Ellipsis 7

I have Verizon Ellipsis 7 (QMV7A) running on Android 4.2.2. I've been stuck with FOTA downloading for 3 days, and it's draining my battery. The download will not progress past 0%. I have tried to stop ...

ota-update downloading  
asked by Sammie Farlight 1 vote
answered by HerbW 0 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How to show wifi password?

I have a rooted Samsung s3 mini, android version 4.1.2 How to show the saved wifi password of the router I am connected to?

samsung-galaxy-s-3 4.1-jelly-bean internet  
asked by Fischer 9 votes
answered by 13 votes

Where do I get Android L iso for x86 environment?

My question is much similar to this question: Download location for Android 4.4 x86 (64bit) Basically, I want to get Android L(a.k.a Lollipop, 5.0) iso for x86 architecture, so as to run it in VM. ...

android-x86 5.0-lollipop  
asked by Registered User 6 votes
answered by Zain Cassimjee 3 votes

Can you answer these?

Changing the default ports for an application

I have to use a public WiFi service that blocks a number of ports related to online games (Clash of Clans mostly). On a pc this wouldn't be a problem to get around, on a phone though, I'm not so sure. ...

applications mobile-network games  
asked by razgaros 1 vote

Google Voice SMS not showing notifications in Hangouts?

I have my Google Voice account setup through the Hangouts app for Android, on my un-rooted Galaxy S5 (with the Lollipop OTA). When I have the application open on my device, and I receive an SMS to my ...

5.0-lollipop samsung-galaxy-s-5 google-voice google-plus-hangouts  
asked by TheSoftwareDev 1 vote

Cannot push App to more than 100 Devices from the google play store

I have more than a 100 devices associated with a single email id. However, when I open the play store to install an app, I see only 100 of those devices, and the rest are not shown in the drop down. ...

google-play-store updates  
asked by Shubham 1 vote
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