Tag: phones

Fix for delayed text messages (SMS and MMS) on Android

Recently, my mobile device manufacturer (OnePlus) decided to roll out updates to a new version of their Android-based operating system (OxygenOS) to use Android 11. After this particular update, I noticed a big delay in sending and receiving text messages (both SMS and MMS). At first I thought it was simply a temporary problem, but …

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CyanogenMod com.android.phone crashing – an unlikely APN fix for the NullPointerException in the telephony stack

Currently, I have a T-Mobile branded Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919) and until this past weekend I was running CyanogenMod 11 (the M9 snapshot) on it. I was having one minor problem with it, and that was that all-too-often the artist and track information from my music stream would not be sent via Bluetooth. I hadn’t …

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T-Mobile SGS2 ICS update via Kies successful

Yesterday, I ran into a few problems when trying to update my SGS2 (SGH-T989) to Android 4.0.3 ICS. The problems were indeed related to having Window$ installed in a virtual machine. Both Windows 7 and Windows XP exhibited problems, though different ones, respectively. Today at work, I used my laptop (which has Windows 7 as …

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