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469 How do I root my Android device? 2010-09-19T18:28:54.493

293 I've rooted my phone. Now what? What do I gain from rooting? 2010-09-13T19:16:26.763

282 How to fully backup non-rooted devices? 2012-08-26T13:12:27.960

273 Does constant charging harm my Android cellphone? 2010-07-28T08:34:31.627

180 What can I do to increase battery life on my Android device? 2010-07-14T19:27:05.343

168 How do I change the Google Play country? 2013-03-26T07:33:22.627

165 What are the alternative Android app markets? 2010-09-14T00:15:30.190

156 What is the difference between: Rooting, Jailbreak, ROM, Mod, etc.? 2010-11-15T09:09:00.130

150 How to take a screenshot with an Android device? 2010-09-30T07:46:34.597

150 How do I view source in the Android browser? 2011-01-21T16:56:50.950

144 What actually happens when you swipe an app out of the recent apps list? 2012-02-27T20:47:55.273

140 Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? 2011-12-19T16:11:58.767

136 What does "to root a phone" mean? 2010-09-14T03:01:34.287

134 Are there any risks to rooting a device? 2010-09-13T20:53:48.510

134 How can I use my PC's keyboard on the Android emulator? 2012-05-23T11:17:48.177

133 Why can't I press the Install button when installing applications from unknown sources? 2014-05-25T23:04:46.497

127 When will my device get the Android 4.0 update (Ice Cream Sandwich)? 2011-10-19T16:24:37.833

122 How do I back up Google Authenticator? 2014-02-11T09:00:25.443

121 Can I install Android on my non-Android device? 2011-03-10T14:57:00.090

120 How to set up reverse tethering over USB? 2010-10-20T21:32:27.250

107 What can I do to manage my phone's internal storage? 2010-10-10T16:05:41.713

101 How can I view and examine the Android log? 2011-10-11T09:03:03.083

101 How do you extract an App's data from a full backup made through "adb backup"? 2012-08-29T23:51:30.350

97 How can I see what IP address my android phone has? 2010-11-19T17:26:28.390

93 Do I really need to install a task manager? 2010-09-13T19:21:10.473

93 Where in the file system are applications installed? 2010-11-20T15:22:01.903

92 When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? 2010-11-08T13:00:43.847

92 Not all files are visible over MTP 2013-05-29T14:01:14.290

87 Is it possible to install an app and exclude some of its requested permissions? 2010-11-24T03:34:02.067

84 Android browser's about:debug, what do those settings do? 2011-02-15T17:06:58.523

84 How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? 2011-03-10T15:02:54.110

82 Why do so many applications require permission to read the phone state and identity? 2010-07-18T01:52:17.870

82 Battery Life and First Time Charging on Li-ion Batteries. Myth? 2012-09-10T06:08:43.763

82 Where Android apps store data? 2013-06-25T10:00:11.947

80 How to use GPS/Maps without an Internet connection? 2010-07-16T06:43:48.030

80 How can I download an APK file from the Play Store? 2011-08-11T04:41:18.350

78 Can not unlock my Android device as have no internet connection? 2012-12-20T14:39:47.623

78 Why do Android phones have more cores than computers? 2017-06-11T09:54:12.277

74 What linux distribution is Android based on? 2011-01-03T18:22:17.083

73 How to backup an Android device? 2010-09-15T10:19:36.537

72 How to disable battery full notification sound? 2010-11-16T19:48:57.427

72 View app's full package name? 2012-09-04T15:05:33.937

70 How to use Windows' internet on Android phone through USB cable 2014-06-14T07:46:58.380

69 How can I view title text for a web image (xkcd.com) on an Android based browser? 2010-10-08T06:51:59.333

69 What is *Cell standby* and how can I keep it from eating my battery? 2012-09-16T12:06:24.657

68 What is the right way to close apps in Android? 2010-08-28T15:56:57.167

68 How can I shutdown my Android phone using an adb command? 2013-06-26T03:46:00.113

67 What does it mean when the connectivity icons in the status bar go white/gray? 2011-05-23T19:36:14.207

65 How to search the Play Store by permissions? 2012-03-14T20:47:48.850

64 How can I stop applications and services from running? 2012-10-03T23:09:43.093

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