Skipping Setup Wizard on first boot of LineageOS or any Android ROM

Technical, Android, 256 words  


I flash custom ROMs often and various Android devices. Most of my phones only last two years and stop working just when the warranty expires. Anyway, I recently had a phone with dead areas in the touch screen and the setup wizard buttons are in the dead region. So I had to figure out a way to bypass the setup wizard. Here's how I did it.

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Solution for "This item isn't available in your country" aka Changing country in Google Play Store

Technical, Android, 276 words  


So I’m currently back in Australia after spending some time in US and my Google account was updated to use the US Play store.

I wanted to install an app for local bus timetable details and its only locked to Australia. This is stupid from the app distributor…>:XX

So when i tried to download it i get “This item isn’t available in your country". Which means I needed to change my country setting Google Play Store but it was not as trivial as I had hoped.

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Connecting to Microsoft Office 365 on Android

Technical, Android, Microsoft, 179 words  


Office 365 is Microsoft’s answer to Google Apps for business which essential is a Gmail/GDocs/GCal suite. Although MS made setting up on MS Outlook very easy, not much information was available for non MS products which is a pain.

Anyway, heres how you setup Office 365 on Android so that your calendar and emails all sync up,

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Brinley Ang

Brinley Ang is a sysadmin, web dev, coder, geek boy, jedi knight fragger, caffine addict, deaf meloncholic and rockstar wannabe. Listens to the sex pistols and a wide assortment of heavy metal.

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