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(Android) How to draw by finger and re-draw

I'm building an app that the user can sign by finger on screen.But I don't know to make the phone can re-draw automatic.(save coordinates and show when user need).Who can help me.Thanks!
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how can I recover a deleted video on Android 4? [duplicate]

My girlfriend deleted a video she didn't want to delete. It has been about 2 weeks since she deleted it, and she has been trying to not fill the phone up with stuff just in case we have a shot at ...
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how do you fix the you didn't purchase the app problem on apks [on hold]

I really need help on finding the OBB files on my android but I can't find it please help
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notification when my particular friend comes online in facebook [on hold]

I'm working on an android application in which i need to use a feature through which i can get a notification when my particular friend comes online in facebook. Could i able to do this? this link ...
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Lenovo S960 Missing stock battery saver app

I am a lenovo s960(vibe x) user with root access. I got my stock battery saver app uninstalled and now I seriously want it back. I checked on the internet but nothing worked. I even did a factory ...
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how to make my sony Xperia camera work

I have a Sony Xperia arc s but the camera doesn't work since I got it...it just shows a black screen I tried clearing the data and upgraded my os to icecream sandwich...but I can still switch on the ...
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setOnItemClickListener doesnt work with my custom Adapter [on hold]

I've implemented a custom adapter for my ListView, then I have used the functions setOnItemClickListener and getItemAtPosition to extract objects from a particular list item. But when I click on a ...
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Copying paid apps between two devices

I've checked the posts saying how a paid Google app CAN be shared between two devices, but no-one says HOW to do it. There's all this stuff about using the same Google account, but what does that mean ...
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Do I want an SQL database? [on hold]

I want to create a large database of objects that have different identifiers. I want to have a button press to search the database for objects with a certain id and display them in a list view. Would ...
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why does smartphones start to lag after few years of their launch?

I have seen that every smartphone that used to be flagship device start facing lag after a span of time. why does the same RAM, same CPU becomes slower over the years. Taking example of Samsung device ...
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Get the list of applications using a sensor in android

I want to get: The list of applications or pids using a particular sensor in android. Or Sensors used by any particular application. Is it possible?
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Why do apps like WhatsApp, Facebook run background services in android even though their apps on iOS without backgroung services

What is the reason for apps like WhatsApp running background services in andrioid even though in iOS they work smoothly without any background service
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Application self uninstalls

I have a Galaxy S4, Eu version, not rooted updated a few days ago to Lollipop. Today 2 strange things happened: The phone was connected to charging cable but charge was interrupted when it was at ...
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Android Studio Error: Execution failed for task ':dexDebug' [on hold]

I am running a project on Android Studio. When I try to run the project I get the following error: Error:Execution failed for task ':dexDebug'. com.android.ide.common.process.ProcessException: ...
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Is there a PDF reader that zooms to omit left+right (vertical) margins [on hold]

When trying to read a PDF on a bigger screen phone, I like to quickly zoom to a level that maximises utilization of my screen real estate, so that I can see biggest font without having to scroll ...
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Loading from External SD / Saving to ExtSD

I rooted my device, an Android off-brand tablet, and finally found a way to get all my files onto my 32gb SD card instead of the internal SD. However, it says my apps aren't installed now when I click ...
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“Life Square” app for Android 5.0?

After downloading Android 5.0 on my LG G2, Life Square disappeared. Is there any way to get that back?
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Force an app to full-screen mode

Is it possible to force an app into full-screen mode so all the soft-keys will disappear and the app will take up the entire screen areas?
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How to stop my Android device from being spammed in the browser as well as in the application?

Recently I have downloaded two games: Deer Hunter PreHistoric Worm But after that I have my browser which keeps redirecting me to http://ad.adsmatte.com It is happening every time I load the page ...
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Lollipop + Google Play - small application installs take 10 or more minutes?

The specs: Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 5.0 Lollipop (new device, came with it) Installing small applications in Google Play Store take 3-15 minutes, Spotify has been "installing" for over an hour. ...
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Snipping tool for android device [on hold]

I am using Riot board which i was installed android kitkat on it and i want the snipping application for android device like windows snipping tool. I installed dolphin screen cut but it wont works for ...
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Application messages

Need assistance. If I power on or restart my GT-P7500 10.1 Samsung tablet, it takes an awe full long time to become usable. It keeps coming up with messages like "Messager is not responding" - with ...
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Texture coordinates need flipping - but why? [on hold]

When I load textures to use in my android application I seem to have a uv coordinate system where top right is (0,0) and bottom left is (1,1). I can solve this by flipping the bitmap as shown below: ...
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How can I run touch screen games in non-touch Android PC?

I have installed Android ×86 KitKat a few days ago on my Lenovo G580 model-20157 PC. Everything works just fine, but when I installed a game, I could not play it since it was meant for touch screen ...
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thanks, how to use esfileexplorer to select files of interest in sd0 and then transfer it to sd1 [on hold]

I intended to locate the video files in sd0 using esfileexplorer but all the files are popped up How could I pinpoint the files of interest and then transfer it to sd1
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No apps appearing - unfortunately settings has stopped. com.android has stopped

no apps appear at all. I cant access menu theres only settings app play store ive tried hard reset error messages of com.android has stopped settings has stopped im lost
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I can't download anything [on hold]

I can't download anything even though I uninstalled a lot of things and I want to download an app It is on samsung galaxy 2.0
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Android Fragment To Database Mysql [closed]

hi i'm using a sliding tab,so i need to connect my fragment to a data-base MySQL by the way i need the code of fragment thinks for help.
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MICROMAX YUREKA ISSUES AFTER UPDATION [closed]

UNABLE TO OPEN MESSAGE AFTER UPDATING TO ANDROID LOLYPOP CALL WAITING SHOWS ANATHOR PROBLEM UNABLE TO OPEN MESSAGE AFTER UPDATING TO ANDROID LOLYPOP CALL WAITING SHOWS ANATHOR PROBLEM UNABLE TO OPEN ...
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How can a free app become paid? [closed]

In this question, it was determined that apps in Google's Play Store cannot be switched from free to paid (as opposed to other app stores). So how does the "App of the Day" app work? As an example, ...
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Is there a way to “own” an app so that if it becomes paid, you will already own it?

In the Amazon Appstore, you can own any app, even if it is currently free. That way, if the developer later charges for the same app, you still own it. Similarly, if it is currently on sale for ...
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Stacked apps on Motorola [on hold]

Somehow my system apps are stacked. Phone app is stck under my contacts app or widget, whichever it is along with another app I cannot determine. When I touch the app my contacts page pulls up. Cannot ...
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Huawei mobile File Transfer to my computer doesnot work

I used to transfer files but now I can't. The USB cable transfers from another Huawei, but from my Huawei mobile it doesn't. I turned debug on. Still my computer does not identify it.
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Tilt left and right is not working in bluestacks

Hi I am trying to play Top free games' Bike Race game in Bluestacks software for Windows. I installed it and I started to play the game. But I am not able to tilt action for adjusting my bike. How can ...
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Button Remapping on MIUI roms

I was using 'Xposed Additions' module in one of the ROMs I used before and it was working fine, I was able to remap the capacitive buttons as per my need, ex : Long press, double click, etc. When I ...
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SIM Contacts App missing

I updated the SIM card on Sony Experia Android phone. On the phone (old SIM card) I used SIM Contacts app to store some contacts Checking under App info => Storage=> Data on phone =>4.00KB but the ...
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How to change the language of the playstore on android phone (samsung galaxy S4) or at least of applications

I have a samsung galaxy S4, as the title say, running with android, and i am french, therefore, the play store is in french, and the apps are also downloaded and installed in french, without any way ...
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Change installation directory on Android

So I have an Android 4.0.4 phone with an empty SD Card and I want to install apps on the SD Card but the apps are all keep getting installed on the phone memory. I have already searched on the web ...
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Best to block autostart apps, or let them run?

When Android was still a baby green robot, I would go through all user-installed apps (not system apps), and turn off autostart privileges on most of them. This would make the Android device boot ...
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Debugging android app over wifi [closed]

How to debug an android app over wifi? I had tried many apps from play store which presumably says that it can help debugging the app over wifi. But it doesn't work.
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galaxy s4: Cannot install applications

I cannot install any app that has been shared to me which I used to do. I can only install the apps that I download. I have checked the install apps from unknown sources option and its ticked, I also ...
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Android keyboard has stopped working

I tried the clear data/cache thing it does not work,then i downloaded a different keyboard the same error pops up(ICS keyboard has stopped working)
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I am being restricted on some app downloads by content filtering

Since yesterday my phone has been running slow....kicking me off sites.... or not signal. So I installed a cache cleaner and a virus protection app last night. My phone then began to run faster and ...
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error in installation of apps from unknown sources on lollipop

why there is an error in installation when we download apps from unknown sources in lollipop 5.1? It was installing a few days ago but now it is showing 'app not installed' whenever I install games ...
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How does Android app (Java-based) link to Linux-based kernel in Android? [closed]

In Android devices, the kernel is of Linux, but the apps are of Java based. How can these apps communicate with the kernel? What is the link? Which forms the interface?
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application for changing fonts in android 4.3

Is there any appication by which you can change the fonts of your android, which it also supports greek language? Unfortunatrlly, I don't own a well known brand, but somehow I managed to root it!
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How can I avoid applications from sucking my battery and bypassing my lock-screen?

I have now confirmed my suspicious... I will give you the example that just happened and motivated me to open this topic: I was at my computer, with my phone in my desk. Suddenly new Viber messages ...
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Geolocation and Google maps [closed]

Is it possible to get nearest location without using Google maps in terms of longitude and latitude from our current position?
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Two phone numbers (one USA, one Qatari) same phone, calls and text over cell data. Any suggestions on how to accomplish this?

I need your advice and ideas. I am moving to Qatar in a couple days for work and I am trying to figure out the best cellphone situation. Currently I have a Google Nexus 5 which is fabulous, on ...
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Auto refresh a webpage every N minutes

Does anyone know any way that I can refresh a webpage every N minutes? I am running Kiosk browser with fullscreen, I need to have something that can refresh the page every N minutes. The Kiosk ...