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Messenger app only working on WiFi?

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I’m a huge fan of the Telegram Messenger. I’ve been using it for a couple of months now and it’s nothing short of amazing. I have it installed in almost every device I use. I kept trying to get Randy and Chanux to switch to using it and even managed to finally get Chanux to set it up on his android but I don’t see him using it much. Randy kept disappointing me as he usually does these days and simply refused to try it (he also refused to watch Star Wars, so yes, my dear Internet, I think we can safely give up on the guy now).

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Anyways I didn’t really write this blog post only to talk about Randy and his awful tastes. About a week ago I noticed that Telegram stopped working in the background while on mobile data and only started working while I’m connected to WiFi. This was really annoying because more than a couple of times I missed all my messages while on the road only to realize that Telegram was offline during my travels. When I get back on WiFi Telegram would notify me about all the messages that I didn’t receive during the day.

This obviously looked like a problem with my data settings that would restrict Telegram from using any mobile data and to my surprise it was all set to normal. Then I thought it was a restriction from the Power saving mode in android and that was also not the case.

A quick search on google led me to a bunch of forums that showed this is not just a problem with Telegram but also happens to be a problem common to a lot of apps that uses background data. And none of them seem to have solved the issue.

I kept looking through the threads and found one suggestion that finally worked for me. It was to reset all app preferences in android. This looked crazy at first but after trying everything I gave up and just did it, and guess what! Telegram now works well on mobile broadband.

So if your messenger app is not working and nothing else works you can do the following:

Go to Settings -> Applications -> Applications manager

Select Reset app preferences from the “MORE” menu and you’re done.

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Be warned though. This would reset the preferences for all the apps in your android phone. So only do this if nothing else works for you.

This trick should also fix apps like Slack, Snapchat, Viber or any other app not working on mobile data.

~SeeJay

Will this help???

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OK! I’m not a blogger! seejay is not a blogger!! not anymore!!! :-S I can’t believe I didn’t blog from such a long time. And I can’t think of any excuses other than plain laziness. It’s not unfair to say my higher education is keeping me busy to some extend but I must admit I could’ve spend “some” time to blog. But apparently i haven’t spend anytime at all ๐Ÿ˜› . Is it because I don’t find blogging as interesting as the early days coz of all those microblogging platforms such as twitter? Or is it because I personally find the blogger ui NOT as cool or fun to use as the WordPress interface which i’ve been using in the past couple of months??? I dunno. But if latter is the case, this is gonna fix it…
Some of you might remember the “Performancing” extension for Firefox right? For those who were wondering what the heack i am talking, it “was” a cool Firefox addon which you can use to post to your blog. Once installed it gives a nice ttext editor like interface within the Firefox window which you can post to your blog with just a click of a button. It really helped me to improve my blog posting “frequency” by cutting the time used to log in to the site every time i post.
But Performancing is no more, Now they have changed the name(and improved the features of course..) to “ScribeFire“. Well, to be honest, this is old news, its been months if not ages since they’ve made the change. I had ScribeFire installed all the time and I used it to keep notes and stuff… Few minuits ago I came up with the idea of setting up scribefire to post to seejay.net and thats exactly what i did. Hope this will help me getting back my old blogger spirit…. This is the first post I’m posting with ScribeFire and will keep my fingers crossed to make me like this “not so new” way and become a real blogger again…

Increase your Internet connection speed in Windows XP

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OK this is not my ordinary way ๐Ÿ™‚ writing tips to Windo$ users, but found this trick and thought my Windo$ using friends might find it useful ๐Ÿ™‚ yes I do know few pathetic creatures who’ll never get the balls to switch to Linux ๐Ÿ˜›
By the way, Your internet connection will be a much faster than before coz you get the 20% of bandwidth which was reserved by Windows XP for itself. yes u heard right ๐Ÿ˜›

Digg triggers false start on Firefox 3

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A false Firefox 3 report on Digg has caused headaches for Mozilla and confusion for users.The trouble started early on Wednesday morning when a Digg posting claimed that the first beta version of Firefox 3.0.1 had been posted by developers.

Mozilla explained that there was no beta of Firefox available to the public, and that the Digg poster had instead linked to a release candidate…


“Beautiful” tab switching for Firefox 3

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Among Firefox 3 pending improvements it a cool tab preview feature that shows actual thumbnails of the currently opened tabs. The feature is currently available as an experimental extension developed by Dรฃo Gottwald, but could make its way to Firefox 3 final code.