Category Archives: Android

Managing mail folders in K-@mail

Recently, a number of “strange” folders appeared in an IMAP account in the K-@mail app on my Android smartphone. However, the folders were not present on the mail server when I accessed my account through the web interface. So, the … Continue reading

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Reclaiming disk space on Android devices

My smartphone has been complaining lately of a lack of space. It has almost a Gigabyte free so I don’t really know why it thinks it has a problem but, nevertheless, I decided to see how to fix it.

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Updating LineageOS

One of the reasons that I installed a custom ROM on my smartphone was so that I would be able to update the operating system and maintain some level of security. And, sure enough, the installed LineageOS 14.1 provided notifications … Continue reading

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Synchronizing IMAP folders in K-@mail

As I noted in a previous posting about K@mail (Turn off notification sounds in K-@mail), “Dr. Google doesn’t seem to know much about this app. So, support options are pretty limited.” This turned out to be once again the case … Continue reading

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Moto G3 – Navigating XDA Developers

Custom ROM’s for Android devices are available from the XDA Developers web site (https://www.xda-developers.com/). Initially, users who are new to the site may find navigation a little difficult. This can certainly be the case when trying to locate relevant material … Continue reading

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Adding Location to Android 7.1’s Quick Settings

Pulling down the notification shade on my Moto G3 smartphone running Nougat provided access to the Quick Settings menu as expected – but – there was no Location icon! Sure, I could open Settings, scroll down to Location, and turn … Continue reading

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Bluetooth on a Moto G3 won’t connect in the car

The only thing (so far) that didn’t work on my Moto G3 smartphone running Android 7.1 (Nougat) was the Bluetooth connection between the phone and my car. This worked with the previous version of Android (Marshmallow) but, after installing the … Continue reading

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