I put a new SDcard into the second slot of my Android 9 Samsung tablet
and found some time later a lot of new, empty directories on it.e.g.:
Assume I connected my WinPC with my Androdi SmartPhone over USB cable.
Access is working in general. I can see files on my Smartphone.
Now I drag &drop some files from my Windows Explorer to the SmartPhone.
The copy operation works in general.
Unfortunately the timestamp of the files on my...
On Android v7 there was a folder in root directory called "data".
I created in the past some subfolders and copied some files there.
When I connected from WinPC to the smartphone through USB cable I could see all these folders and files successfully in WinExplorer.
So it must work somehow...
Assume I can (from my smartphone with Android 7) connect to 2 different WiFi-routers.
I prefer exactly one of them. The other one should only be selected when the first one is down.
So when I connect to my favorite WiFi then leave the office and return back later Android switched automatically...
I am searching for an Android App which let me track a route and save it at the end into a *.gpx file.
I tried a couple of navigation Apps (like MapFactor, Here, ...) but they do not offer such a basic feature.
Maybe someone here in this forum can recommend one app.
If possible this App...
After connecting my Win 7 notebook though USB cable with my old Moto G SmartPhone the device AND folders were visible in WinExplorer after approx.20 seconds.
Now I bought a new smartphone Huawei. When I do the same procedure here the successful connect last approx 5 minutes!
Even pressing F5...
I bought recently a new Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 LTE tablet.
At a akku/battery level of 62% I plugged in the power cable and continued to work on Android 6.0
Nothing extraordinary (no video) just some tapping and writing.
Much to my surprise after approx 10 to 15 minutes the battery level was...
Assume I drag down the notification bar at the top two times.
Then some kind of shortcuts become visible: brightness slider, auto-rotate, Torch, Location,...
How are they officially called?
As far as I know Widgets are only those which are placed on the homescreen but not inside the...
When I go to Signal App (formerly TextSecure) then I can enter a passphrase there.
For what exactly is this passphrase?
Is it only to encrypt locally stored msgs or is it as well for encrypting a live call/conversation?
In other words: Can I perform an encrypted voice call WITHOUT having to...
The GUI language of my Android 5.1 (!) system is english.
The default format therefore mm/dd/yyyy
I want to switch to (european) date format dd.mm.yyyy
As far as I know in earlier Android versions like 5.0.2 this was possible in menu
settings-->date & time
However in Android v5.1 I do not...
Occasionally when I look after a while of inactivity on my Android 5.1 SmartPhone screen then a white text on black background
is visible: "No photos selected".
See attached snapshot:
I don't know where this comes from.
It seems to be not a real screensaver
In the past I did not see this...
As you know there are TWO notification types resp. locations:
The first in the notification bar at the top (see "(1)" in the attached snapshot and the second on the welcome/login screen (whats the official name ?) see "(2)" on the attached snapshot.
So how do I allow the first type of...
I tried now a couple of wide spread call recorder apps to record not only my own but also the partners voice during a call.
I tried so far:
- CleverMobile Call Recorder
Call Recorder – Android-Apps auf Google Play
- FourFox Automatic Call Recorder
AUTOMATIC Call Recorder – Android-Apps auf...
After having updated to Lollipop I observered a curious change in battery statistic information.
In former KitKat the battery page shows the current runtime (e.g. 2 days 3 hours 45 min) and battery level (e.g.45%).
Since Lollipop it shows the approximate time my smartphone will run until it is...
I am currently using wide spread ColorNote App.
I like it except one important feature:
I can enter only the time of the event e.g. 09:15 on Tuesday
When I activate (resp. convert the event into a) reminder
then a popup alert appears at exactly 09:15
Which is obviously useless because...
Assume that I received a notification that App XXX has an update available. This event is indicated by a tiny icon in the notification area in the upper left corner of the Home Screen.
At first I swiped away this entry/notification icon.
Later I decided to install the update anyway.
As you know it is possible through Google to locate my smartphone (and remote delete content) provided I have enabled the device manager.
Now assume I login to https://www.google.com/android/devicemanager
How does Google get the location information in detail?
Does it send a one-time request...
Currently I have my device manager activated in order to be able to locate it later accasionally.
I have read I can password protect thisactivation (and all device manager settings).
Where/How EXACTLY can I setup a password for device manager?
Is there a difference between the full...
As you may know Android can not only hide files and folders in the classic Linux way by prepending a "." before the name.
It provides also an attribute for so called "system media modus MTP folders" to protect such system folders.
1.) How can I find such folders on my smartphone?
When I look into my new SmartPhone I found a "Downloads" App?
For what kind of Downloads do I need this App?
Downloads through Chrome browser are handled by Chrome App.
Downloads by Google Play are handled by Play Store App
Downloads by email are handled by E-Mail App.
So which Downloads...
When I go to
then there is a statistic which component used how much of the power in the past.
Over which period of time is the statistic calculated?
Beginning with the last power-on?
Beginning since the last battery charging?
Moving average over the last n days...