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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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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Phone problems wifi [on hold]

I changed my phone recently and I tried watching a film on my new phone my phone went mental by vibrating and a warning sign came up saying iv a virus from visiting adult sites I done a reset on my ...
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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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NEED better android pc suite? [closed]

Can anybody help to find a better android pc suite works on usb? I switch from windows which has a sea of apps for mobile and also for webcam... I tried googling for days but, I don't find any apps ...
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BQ Ubuntu phone - incoming call ringtone too short

The ringtone stops after 15 seconds ! How can I extend the ringing ?
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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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Pattern lock for Ubuntu 14.10

I have a touch screen and I want to install a lock screen that used patterns like the smart phones, anyone know a way to do it or integrate it with the default one?? Thanks in advance..
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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 ...
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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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Ubuntu touch on lg optimus p769? [duplicate]

Is there a build for the l9 p769?? Or can i run the build for the p760? Please help, thanks in advance !
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Installing Ubuntu OS in ZenFone [duplicate]

I'm planning to install ubuntu mobile os in my Smart Phone. I don't know whether it will work out or not, let me think about to make a try. My mobile configuration Chipset - Intel Atom Z2560 CPU - ...
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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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ubuntu works on samsung galaxy sII plus (GT-I9105P)? [duplicate]

https://www.youtube.com/how to install ubuntu on galaxy S2 plus (GT9105P)
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Ubuntu for Android dual-boot Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Is there an offcial dual-booting procedure for ubuntu and android on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 that I can do because the whole "desktop on your phone" feature got me hooked?!
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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 ...
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Ubuntu for android phone/tablet

I have an android smartphone, Sony Xperia neo L, and an android tablet, Lenovo thinkpad tablet 1838-a19. Can I just change my OS to ubuntu, since the Sony Xperia don't have docking nor HDMI port? If, ...
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How can I start porting Ubuntu Touch to the iPhone?

I've been interested in porting Ubuntu to my Apple hardware for quite some time and I'm coming to the conclusion that I'm going to have to do the port myself but I have no idea how to complete such a ...
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how to install ubuntu on my Samsung galaxy s2 [duplicate]

How to install ubuntu on my Samsung galaxy s2? I do not know if I understood correctly. Can I install Ubuntu on a Samsung Galaxy S2 or is there a program to run on the Android?
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When will we see Ubuntu smartphones in shops and/or on ebay? [closed]

will we see Ubuntu smartphones in shops and/or on ebay?
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Is there an official Ubuntu Phone manufacturer? [closed]

Is there any phone running Ubuntu? If so please tell me where I can get one.
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Is it possible to install ubuntu FROM a smartphone?

So, I'm in a situation were I want to install ubuntu in my laptop (currently running windows 8) but I don't happen to have pendrives, CDs or the like available. The only "external" device I have with ...
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Ubuntu on galaxy note II

I recently bought Samsung Galaxy Note II on android 4.1. It was my idea to try to turn it into a pc and I bought a micro-keyboard for the same purpose. I had hoped there would be an app for ...
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installation of Ubuntu 12 in to a existing smart phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is ‘Ubuntu for phones’ and how can I get it? What hardware will the Ubuntu Mobile OS support? I would like to install Ubuntu 12 on my phone. It is a Windows 6.5 ...