Tag Archives: android

How to recover from MD5 mismatch

If any of the following is gibberish to you, it’s better to stop reading. Not everything I post is useful to the general public ;-) If you’re trying to restore a backup of your Android and you get the error message “MD5 … Continue reading

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Block ads on your computer and smartphone

Do you like ads in your browser? In Skype? In your phone’s apps? No? I’ll show you how to get rid of them. Yes, this even works on smartphones! Continue reading

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Get more screen space on your Android

*Swipe Navigation* lets you use intuitive gestures instead of the black navigation bar. Even better, it can hide the navigation bar so you win that extra screen space for your apps instead. It’s like getting a bigger screen without it being _bigger._ Continue reading

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How to update your Nexus 4 to Android 4.4.4

Back when Android 4.4 came out in November and the automatic OTA update didn’t work for me, I posted a guide on how to upgrade manually. Now that version 4.4.4 is out, here’s an updated guide. Most importantly, make a … Continue reading

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How to add your own ringtones and notification sounds on Android

I had an idea to use certain sounds on my Android, but they’re not included among the standard sounds. As it turns out, achieving this is really easy. The only obstacle I found was that no single page described the process – so I am setting out to do that here. Continue reading

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