Questions relating to the use of smartphones with Ubuntu, it will generally be preferable to tag the firmware your phone runs (eg. Android, Meego)rather than use this tag.

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Cannot create a persistent Bluetooth connection between phone and laptop using rfcomm

I already successfully paired my Android (6.0.1) phone (Sony Xperia Z3) with my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04). I can send files back and forth. The Bluetooth connection menu shows that the connection ...
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How does the Fitbit functionality work on Ubuntu Touch?

I use a bq Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition and three months on, I'm still happy with it being my "daily driver"... However, Ubuntu Touch doesn't support Android Wear and it doesn't support Pebble, which ...
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Unable to Connect My Mobile to ubuntu 16.04

I can't connect my mobile device to ubuntu by USB-Cable. This appears: No object for D-Bus interface My mobile device is Techno. How do I solve this?
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How can I make Kubuntu access my Windows Phone?

I did a fresh install of Kubuntu. I have a Nokia Lumia 635 which is working on Ubuntu and Windows. Using Kubuntu,it gives this error:
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Installing Ububtu on an older smartphone [duplicate]

Is it possible to install Ubuntu on my phone Walton Primo D1? These are some of the important specs of my phone: Chipset MediaTek MTK 6575M CPU 1GHz cortex A9 GPU PowerVR SGX 531 Sensors ...
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development for working with smartphones like windows

I have a question for ubuntu dev. Is any plans to make ubuntu more simply to working with smartphones and install software like odin mode pc smart switch lg bridge because in this mode Ubuntu os is ...
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Ubuntu phone OS for Landvo [duplicate]

I have a Landvo L800 phone and was wondering if there is any OS that will support it. It has Android 4.1 installed. Thanks,
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Why does it take 3 times for klink configuration to work?

So I use my cell phones internet connection to go online very frequently, and I've found the magic rule to get klink (the program that enables me to go on the internet) to work appriately: Turn ...
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Ubuntu Touch with Meizu MX 5

I'm thinking about buying a Meizu MX 5 smartphone and installing ubuntu touch on it. I read somewhere it should fit, but I couldn't find any definitive answer, yet. So I'm wondering, if anyone here ...
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Can i install ubuntu touch in Samsung Galaxy S6? [duplicate]

I just got a brand new Samsung Galaxy S6 and i want to install ubuntu touch in it. Is there any way to install ubuntu on android phone ? Thanks in Advance.
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Is it possible to port Ubuntu for Nokia Lumia [duplicate]

May be porting would be easy but installing another OS on Nokia Lumia 720 device is the real challenge. It am not even sure what kind of bootloader it has. Please guide me for doing so, I am ready to ...
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Download Ubuntu with my Blackberry

I don't know if thid question has been asked before. I have a Pentium 4 desktop with Windows XP on it but I want to replace Windows with Ubuntu. The computer can not boot from a USB device, and the ...
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Can I install ubuntu touch on huawei y540? [duplicate]

My phone has got 1 gb ram and 2 gb memory. I don't like android so I want to install ubuntu. Can i do it on huawei y540?
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Constant Network Error on BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone

I am recurrently getting "Network Error" on my BQ Ubuntu Phone. I'm still connected to the wifi according to the indicator, and most of the time it starts working if I refresh the page a few times. ...
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“In June USA to find out about new OEM phone with/from UBUNTU”. What happened?

In February OMGUBUNTU reported; Canonical made a statement that the USA would be hearing about a new as yet named OEM with unbuntu installed in June. It is now almost October and not a peep from ...
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Prevent Ubuntu from recognizing phone as mobile broadband

The WiFi module in my laptop is currently broken and in the meantime I tried to use my phone as a WiFi module. I connect my phone to a WiFi (mobile data is disabled) and plug in my phone to the laptop ...
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Does Ubuntu for Phones nativly support SIP

I've just received my brand new Ubuntu phone from Meizu. Does anyone know if the phone supports SIP nativly, for caller and text app?
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Downloading photos from smartphone

I have a small AKAI smartphone with Android 4.2.2. I want to download some of the photos from the smartphone to my Ubuntu computer. I connect the smartphone with a USB cable to the computer, but, ...
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How to maintain Telegram to stay logged in permanently Ubuntu Touch phone?

How do make Telegram app not to log out after few hours? I have tried: re-install of app (wiping local & cached folders) factory reset phone (wiping all data) deleting history of Telegram ...
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Using my Samsung Galaxy S5 to repair Ubuntu

I updated from 14.02 to 14.04 and now I'm having issues with Grub. It only loads to a terminal style window. I've tried some of the options during reboot by holding shift during start up. Nothing ...
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ubuntu phone aquaris e4.5 dual boot

I bought the ubuntu phone aquaris e4.5 (ubuntu edition). Is there a way to dual-boot that device with android ? Any tips are more than welcome. Best regards, Oleg
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Updates for Ubuntu on phones

I've got some questions concerning updates for Ubuntu on phones. What is the release cycle of Ubuntu on phones? Is it the same as for the desktop version? Who is responsible for providing updated ...
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How to resize a picture for sharing (email, chat, social) in Ubuntu touch?

I'm looking for a simple way to share pictures smaller than original size (taken by camera). Preferably multiple pictures and for practical reasons I'm looking for an App or setting, not a command ...
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Phone welcome screen - round circle infographic - how it works

Has the whole flower art no actual meaning besides amount of usage of the phone? (including the very specific highlighted single dot from on the circle? I'm puzzled by the welcome screen. Since the ...
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How to acess bookmarks in touch browser

On BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition in internet browser: I assume hitting star is a way to save bookmarks. I can't find a way to access already saved bookmarks. Top right menu only shows: share ...
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Eduroam on Aquaris E4.5 (Ubuntu edition)

Is there any possibility to use eduroam on Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition? If this is the case what is the proper way to install eduroam on this device?
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bq Aquaris E4.5 mobile internet problem

Mobile internet connection unstable and intermittent, most of the time not connected. WiFi works fine. The following was checked/confirmed: SIM card works fine on another phone tried both SIM slots, ...
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bq Aquaris E4.5 cannot handle Mobile Data with Dual SIMs when one is Roaming and Roaming Data switched off [closed]

Basically the title describes it all OS Ubuntu 14.10 (r20) Mobile Data works when only using the local SIM I have one local SIM and one from another country I would have expected Mobile Data to work ...
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Ubuntu Touch (of Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition) freezes when booting up

After I fully charged and rebooted my Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, it freezed instantly. I am not able to complete any touch gesture. pic: http://imgur.com/UuXxhOq When I try to boot 'recovery' (...
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Are there plans to provide Ubuntu on more (bq) smartphonses? [duplicate]

The BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition is the only official Ubuntu smartphone currently. Are there plans to enlarge the product palette to include other BQ devices (I'm especially interested in the ...
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When is Ubuntu Phone/Touch coming to the U.S.? [duplicate]

Does anyone know when it's coming to the U.S.!? The UI looks beautiful and I've been waiting to get it. I feel like we've been waiting forever. Also did they mention how it will work? Do you have to ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 gets stuck in a loop and keeps trying to re-mount smartphones

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Ideapad y410p. I have a pretty fresh install, less than a week old. Fully up to date. At first I was just having this issue with Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4, I ...
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Can I boot Ubuntu Mobile OS without fully wiping my phone? [duplicate]

I really want the Ubuntu mobile OS but scared my mobile might not be able to handle it. I have the HTC Desire 310 and it's on the Vodafone network (UK), is there way I can test run it on my phone ...
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I am interested to change my OS from android to your OS [duplicate]

im using Alcatel Onetouch T10, i am interested in changing my OS to ubuntu. i find it so interesting, i just dont knnow how. hope you can help me. my tab specs as folows: Operating System: Android 4....
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Does Ubuntu work with dual sim phones?

I would like to know if Ubuntu works with dual sim phones, and what are the minimum requirements for installing Ubuntu in smartphones.
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Prevent auto mounting a device in 14.10

Now i know that there is an answer out there at Prevent a specific USB device from auto-mounting for 13.04. But there isn't enough specificity in the accepted answer for what i am looking for. My ...
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mtp usage: how to mount and transfer files to and from a Samsung: Galaxy model Android phone

how do I use mtpfs to read/write to a USB connected Android phone, connected as a mass storage device: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ mkdir phone thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo mtpfs -o allow_other ...
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How to activate script on laptop from smartphone?

I want to run a linux script on my laptop remotely from my smartphone (iPhone, namely). For simplicity let's say the script is called myscript.sh and it is located in /root/Desktop. I am running as ...
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Need to backup messages Nokia 501

I need to connect my Nokia asha 501 to PC and backup the messages in it. The Nokia Ovi Suite / Nokia PC Suite for Windows/Mac supports my phone but does not allow me backup messages. Is there a ...
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ubuntu touch for galaxy s4(i9500) [duplicate]

How to install ubutnu touch on galaxy s4? I need dualboot, I won't to remove my android. when power on my device ask me for choice operation. please guide me to install ubuntu touch on samsung galaxy ...
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How to install Ubuntu Touch OS on a bricked N900 phone?

I recently got interested and bought a used N900, because of the many cool things I heard about it. While trying to install an application through HAM, I think I made a mistake and now the phone is '...
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How to mount Smartphone to recover files

How can I mount a smartphone internal storage in Ubuntu in a way that I could run photorec on it to recover several documents. Photorec does not detect the Smartphone (External or Internal storage) ...
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DUAL SIM support

I'm wondering if Ubuntu Touch will fully support DUAL-SIM smartphones? I.e. separate address books (contacts), two separate Whatsapp accounts?
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how do I unmount my phone

I am confused . Do I need to mount a new sd card or phone or usb stick or external hdd drive every time I plug it in? And I cannot see them if I accidentally close them. I do not know how to eject ...
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Making calls through the smartphone using the PC

Is it possible to connect a smartphone through a USB cable to an Ubuntu machine and make or receive phone calls to or from other phones using the desktop? EDIT: This is not a VOIP based question. ...
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install ubuntu in mobile on windows phone [duplicate]

I had windows phone(Lumina 520) which contains windows 8 O.S now i want to install Ubuntu in it . Is it possible to install Ubuntu in it ,If possible plese provide me the steps.
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Can I Flash Ubuntu Touch to Wiko Cink Slim [duplicate]

I was wondering if I can flash Ubuntu touch on my Wiko Cink Slim android phone. Specs: •Dual SIM/ Dual Standby •4.0-inch WVGA (480x800) IPS Display •233ppi with 5-point multi-touch feature •...
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Ubuntu on LG 705

Can I install Ubuntu on LG P705 Optimus smart phone. I would like to install Ubuntu in my phone. Please advise if it is possible. Currently I have android 4.04
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where/when can i buy a native ubuntu superphone? [duplicate]

i'm not a techie, so I don't want to convert another phone. I want to buy an "off-the-shelf", ready-to-go, fully supported ubuntu superphone. where/when can i buy a native ubuntu superphone?
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Will Ubuntu non-carrier phones be available?

I live in India, where CDMA technology (where you can't change your SIM card, and you have to stick with one service provider once you buy the phone) is not popular. GSM is the general trend. I am ...