How to enable Local Groups on Android Phone after installation of CyanogenMod 11

After installing Cyanogen Mod on an Android phone, comes the task of importing the backed up contacts. In stock ROM of Samsung, Sony, etc, there is option of classifying contacts into groups that remain local. You can also filter by them and import/export contacts from/to by those groups only. However, with Cyanogen Mod, you can … Continue reading How to enable Local Groups on Android Phone after installation of CyanogenMod 11

How to install Cyanogen Mod 11 on Sony Xperia ZR

Most of us just use the Android Operating System supplied by our OEM (like Sony) and are happy with it, till we get fed up of using it or want to try something different. No one is responsible for whatever you do with below instructions. Everything is at your own risk.If you own a Sony … Continue reading How to install Cyanogen Mod 11 on Sony Xperia ZR

Install Cyanogen Mod 11 on Samsung Galaxy Tab GT-P3110

Breathe new life into an old Android device. Look for Cyanogen Mod 11 firmware and make it as good as new. Also, in bargain, you get to remove old vulnerabilities, upgrade to a compatible, later version of the Android Operating System flavour and enjoy the newer programs that release on Google Play Store. And most … Continue reading Install Cyanogen Mod 11 on Samsung Galaxy Tab GT-P3110

Xiaomi or Xperia type security issues and how to detect them on any Android device

Anything that is too good to be true and available at dirt-cheap prices like the Xiaomi phones sold in flash sales on http://www.flipkart.com, always has a catch. It is like the Trojan horse. The security issue with Xiaomi phones is that the phone allegedly transmits user sensitive data like IMEI, contacts, numbers etc to servers … Continue reading Xiaomi or Xperia type security issues and how to detect them on any Android device

Useful Android apps with minimal permissions required to get the job done

No App Name Function 1 Chat Secure Secure Chat Client (No more on playstore). Use instead of Hangouts. Note SecuXabber is better, but no more on play store. Install it from the SecuXabber sourceforge page 2 K-9 Mail Email Client supports PGP encrypted emails with OpenKeyChain 3 Ted Simple text editor. Replace Notes. 4 encdroid … Continue reading Useful Android apps with minimal permissions required to get the job done