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Solutions for Android Javascript Problems

If you keep on encountering Android Javascript problems like messages that say Javascript is not enabled or if a webpage is not displaying properly in your browser, there might be something wrong with your Javascript settings or it might be disabled. To fix the issue, simply follow these steps to enable Javascript: 1. Search for

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Removing Samsung Knox Notifications

Samsung Knox aims to make up for the Android operating system’s security vulnerabilities. The new feature is supposedly Android’s response to the high-end security features of iOS and BlackBerry devices. Then, after the 4.3 update, Knox got integrated to the App Tray. Selecting this will automatically install the app and upgrade your security settings. However,

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Solutions to Smartphone Static Noise and Power Drain Problems

#1 Smartphone Static Noise When Calling Are you having smartphone static noise when making calls? Here are the possible causes and solutions to your problem: a. Interference From Other Devices If you are experiencing a cracking sound when making calls or receiving them, you are likely to be experiencing problems in getting a signal in

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Solution to the Content Not Supported Error in Android Phone

While downloading files, there are times when you might encounter the Content Not Supported error message in your Android phone. Do not be alarmed when you are seeing this message because it is just a normal thing when the format of the file that you are trying to get is not recognized by your system.

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How to Fix “Unfortunately the Process.com.android.phone Has Stopped”

If you are seeing the error message “Unfortunately the process.com.android.phone has stopped” after you installed a new ROM or updated your firmware, there actually a couple of ways to fix it. READ ALSO: Fix Samsung Galaxy S5 “Unfortunately, the process com.android.phone has stopped” error The error message is triggered by the phone or SIM toolkit

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Difference of Clear Cache and Clear Data in Android

A new email was sent to us via The Droid Guy Mailbag. The message reads, “What is the difference between Clear Cache and Clear Data?” The two are often used to solve various bugs troubling Android phone users. However, most people tend to interchange these two probably due to a slight confusion between the two

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“There was a Problem Parsing the Package” Error Message

When you are experiencing the error message which says “There was a problem parsing the package”, you are probably encountering compatibility issues with the app that you are trying to download or the application that you are downloading may be corrupted according to XDA Developers. The error can also show up when you are trying

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How to Wipe the Dalvik Cache of the Samsung Galaxy S3

Before we start, please be reminded that this option is only available for rooted Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone. So, if your phone is not rooted, you will not be able to see most of the options that you have to select in order to successfully wipe the Dalvik Cache. Just so we are clear, be

Samsung Galaxy S4 Call and SMS Blocking

Blocking spammers, pranksters and people that simply annoy you from your Samsung Galaxy S4 is easy. Just add them to your Auto Reject list to prevent them from calling you or include them to the Spam numbers of your SMS app. This article will show you the ways to do it. 1. How do you

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Quick Guide to Fix the Samsung Galaxy S3 Freezing Problem

The Samsung Galaxy S3 freezing problem is a very common issue experienced by many users. This can really be quite a hassle because it disrupts the normal operation of the phone as it results to crashing apps most of the time. Due to the fact that the Galaxy S3 freezing problem is a very hot

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 No Sim Error Solutions

One user of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 told us that he has been getting a “No SIM” error in his handset. He tried inserting a friend’s SIM card to his unit which worked. But whenever he tries his own, the error shows up. He also used his SIM to another phone which worked fine.

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Fix to a Samsung Galaxy S3 Not Syncing

A message recently came in Mailbag from Kelly about a problem wherein her Samsung Galaxy S3 not syncing. The email reads, “Hi The Droid Guy. I am so glad that you are on this case now because it will finally get solved. The problem is that the Contacts on my Samsung Galaxy S3 have not

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Galaxy Note 2 Safe Mode – How to Enable and Disable It

As mentioned in the previous article here, the Galaxy Note 2 Safe Mode works much like that with Windows-based computers. It only loads the stock apps or the basic programs that the device needs in booting up successfully. Entering the Galaxy Note 2 Safe Mode is a basic troubleshooting method that will enable you to

WiFi Connectivity Problem in Galaxy Note 2

Recently we have discussed the possible causes and solutions to the WiFi connectivity problem experienced by some Samsung Galaxy Note 2 phones. In one article, we presented using the Power Save Mode to optimize the performance of the phone’s WiFi. Other solutions were also presented here. Since the Galaxy Note 2 is running in the

Galaxy S4 Goes Auto Mute When Getting Incoming Calls

One user reported that he is having trouble with his Samsung Galaxy S4 ringer going mute automatically. The likely cause of this problem is the motion and gestures function of the phone that automatically performs the action. Here is a way to disable it: 1. Press the Menu key. 2. Go to Settings. 3. Tap

How to Flash Galaxy Note 2 Easily

After talking about how to root Galaxy Note 2, a lot of people have been asking how to flash Galaxy Note 2. Basically, overwriting your OS with a newer version to enjoy various customization options that will let you optimize your Galaxy Note 2 is easy as long as you do it properly. However, this

How to Fix Galaxy S4 Black Screen Problem

We received another email from a troubled Samsung Galaxy S4 user which reads, “When I’m playing a game or when opening any app, I encounter a Galaxy S4 black screen problem. The only thing that shows during its occurrence is the time only. Then, does not respond for a while. Is my phone malfunctioning? I