Android Enthusiasts Weekly Newsletter
Android Enthusiasts Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

Is power consumed from battery to run the phone when charging?

Is the power consumed from charger or battery to power the device when charging. I ask this because I want to download torrents while keeping the device plugged to charge. I want to know if my battery ...

battery charging battery-life power  
asked by q126y 17 votes
answered by Izzy 12 votes

How to set Google Maps Home address accurately?

My home is in a remote location and as Google Maps doesn't have street-specific database for my location, I can't write my address like (House No, Street, Society, etc). I can only set my home to my ...

asked by Waqas 3 votes
answered by Nicola Bastianello 1 vote

Need some clarification on Developer Settings

We have a bespoke app that uses a WebView to play some locally stored CSS animations. I'd like to get full clarification on whether the following Developer options can have any impact on the ...

settings webview  
asked by Mr Pablo 3 votes
answered by lord-ralf-adolf 3 votes

Where should I install Toybox?

I own a rooted Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G running stock Android 4.1.2. If you have Android 6.0 "Marshmallow" or better, then you have Toybox. This is a package of command-line tools, handy for ...

installation file-system command-line  
asked by unforgettableid 2 votes
answered by Firelord 2 votes

Use a disk image for Link2SD's 2nd partition

Well, this question is targeted for those few devices without support for an external SD card as well as merged storage, for example my Micromax Canvas Knight A350. I thought this up today: If we ...

internal-storage file-system link2sd  
asked by Tamoghna Chowdhury 2 votes

su fails: "wget: bad address ''" and unable to unlock bootloader

A friend of mine bought a used Samsung Galaxy S6 or at least we thought so, but it looks that it might be a chinese phone. After wiping all data/cache, the phone still had a lot porn/advertisement ...

asked by Sasa 2 votes

Read Song Info Using Tasker

I'm looking for a way to have Tasker read the currently playing song title and artist out loud or flash it on the screen. I have the output part down (using 'Say' and/or 'Flash') but I'm having ...

tasker samsung-galaxy-note-4  
asked by Michelfrancis Bustillos 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How to install ADB drivers on Windows 10 (OPO)

Problem: Install ADB drivers (google_usb_drivers) on a Windows 10 client in order to enable debugging for my OnePlus One (OPO). What I have tried: After some Googling I found several guides telling ...

adb windows usb-drivers  
asked by efr4k 6 votes
answered by iTechy 4 votes

I can't send a picture attachment together with a text message any more ( Samsung Galaxy S). Any idea why?

I tried to send a text message - attaching a photo already on my phone ( the first time ) and attaching a picture taken at time of send ( the second time ). However, when I try to send this text ...

samsung-galaxy-s sms attachment  
asked by Edelcom 9 votes
answered by Edelcom 10 votes

Can you answer these?

How to scroll horizontally in Terminal Emulator for Android

When I'm using Terminal Emulator for Android (also available here), long commands frequently scroll horizontally off the window. I feel quite dense, but I can't find a way to quickly scroll left and ...

shell terminal emulator  
asked by RockPaperLizard 2 votes

Phone stuck at boot logo, cannot wipe data/factory reset

I will explain what happened: I opened up terminal emulator then typed cd /system/xbinls fsc* then /dev/block/vold/179:17 then mount then my tab got stuck and then it switched off automatically. ...

file-system rom unbricking  
asked by John jango 1 vote

Device keeps on asking me to sign into my wifi network

This issue just started today and I am at my wit's end because my phone still asks me to sign in to a wifi network which I have been using perfectly well for the past week. These are the details: ...

wi-fi 5.0-lollipop  
asked by Iris Jennifer Triunfante 1 vote
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