Android Enthusiasts Weekly Newsletter
Android Enthusiasts Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

Stagefright security issue: what can a regular user do to mitigate the issue without a patch?

There appears to be a giant security vulnerability with Android that seems to basically affect all phones. PC World wrote: The vast majority of Android phones can be hacked by sending them a ...

security  
asked by mattm 20 votes
answered by Andrey Sapegin 4 votes

How do I click and drag something from chrome in android?

Clicking and dragging something from a webpage is easy from a PC. For example, the bar in the screenshot below can be dragged by holding the left mouse button and moving the mouse simultaneously: ...

4.4-kitkat chrome-for-android  
asked by Cool Guy 3 votes

"Can't connect to camera", Nexus 6 - Lollipop 5.1

My Nexus 6 is unable to start the camera. The google camera app hangs when it starts and nothing shows up. Earlier the camera used to open but it lagged a bit when HDR was on. Now the camera isn't ...

5.1-lollipop nexus-6 google-camera  
asked by Robot Boy 2 votes

Switch to default keyboard in password fields

I primarily use SwiftKey keyboard on my Samsung Galaxy 10.1 tablet. I want to find a way to automatically switch to the default Samsung keyboard when I enter a password. Currently I have to pull down ...

samsung keyboard automation  
asked by preezzzy 2 votes
answered by Firelord 2 votes

Same Number, different area code

I know there was a similar question asked earlier Same phone number with different code problem But none of the answers are of any help and it is now 4 years and several versions later. There was even ...

contacts  
asked by Lazer 2 votes

Recover data from Moto X with broken display

I have a Moto X (Lollipop 5.1) whose display is broken. I have some files and photos in it which are very important. Unfortunately, I didn't use Dropbox or Google Drive to backup my content. I tried ...

broken-screen moto-x  
asked by Archit Verma 2 votes
answered by Zeiss Ikon 0 votes

How do I change the naming scheme of Silent Camera to human readable form?

I have very good reasons not to want the shutter sound when taking photos. I have two camera apps that both have it, one came with the system and is called Camera. I deleted the other one, so I will ...

applications  
asked by MickG 1 vote
answered by MickG 2 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 Lynob 10 votes
answered by edvinas.me 14 votes

Switching contacts from Windows Phone to Android

I have been trying to figure how too switch my contacts over to my Galaxy S III. I had a Nokia Lumia 520 and I really don't want to manually put my contacts in, but I don't see where they were saved.

contacts data-transfer windows-mobile  
asked by Ashley Schultz 1 vote
answered by Izzy 3 votes
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