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how can i know which event is called in which activity? [on hold]

I want to create an activity monitor program which monitors activities and their events as specified. Can you please tell me how can I know which event in a running activity is being executed? How ...
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how to run youtube video in my android app in the backround? [on hold]

I'm trying to run youtube video in my own app, but i want it to play in the backround too - so when i open another app i can still hear the music and the video keep playing in the backround. i tried ...
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Basic Server for android

I want to set up a server on android. Anyone know how to do that? I do not have root. I do know about I-jetty. So any other ideas. Preferably where I learn how to make a server program. I can program ...
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A variable in android java telling expected class or package in android studio [on hold]

package com.example.pikon_pc.edittext; import android.app.Activity; import android.content.Intent; import android.os.Bundle; import android.view.Menu; import android.view.MenuItem; import ...
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Google Play apps, login in someone else's account

I have this weird problem on my tablet. Most of the time I can download a game in Google Play and create a game account or just play normally with a local save. But there's a long list of games I just ...
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App for realtime logging system parameters. Randomly reboots

Is there some utility for android for logging to file all system parameters (usage of processor, usage of memory, usage of battery, ...) in realtime mode? I need it to fix following issue. Sometimes ...
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“Incompatible with other applications(s) using the same shared user ID” when installing Google Play service? [duplicate]

I have the same problem described here: "Incompatible with other applications(s) using the same shared user ID" when installing Google Play service? My smartphone is a Samsung Galaxy Y ...
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How does reducing brightness of screen increase battery life?

For all I have heard, reducing the screen brightness of your phone can increase your battery life. Just about every expert in the field agrees to this statement. But today I came across this article ...
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Web proxy for Android 4.2.2

I need to cut off access to Flash and HTML5 videos on several devices for a project. Is there any app like a proxy to perform this? If I could deny a list of webpages it will be perfect.
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Call recording app [duplicate]

I would like to get an app, that can record also incoming and outgoing calls and it should record mine and also my partner's voice.
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Why are apps taking up more space?

I have a micromax A300 and it comes with an internal memory of around 25 GB. The problem is that my memory dedicated to installing apk file which is around 1.2 gb seems to be showing 200MB more data ...
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how can we clear whatsapp conversations in our contacts

I have a doubt on whatsapp msgs.my frd msg me on whatsapp I seen the whole coversation.on the next day I didn't find any conversation in my phone.I face this situation from couple of my frds.Is it ...
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How can I see what exactly an application does?

I'm a bit surprised I couldn't find this answers myself. I am a major minimalist when it comes to computers (my desktop and laptop both run strip-down Linuces) and I wanted to get rid of some of the ...
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Could I use my phone to scan or image myself?

I'd like to image myself to provide accurate metrics of my body and would love to use my phone.
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How Google Wear install app from Google Play

Hello guys I got to know that When you try to install any android mobile app which also have android wear app then Google Play automatically push the build to android wear device. I am not sure ...
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How to know if an keyboard/input related app is safe to use

I am Vietnamese and I cannot type my language on my Android phone i.e. Samsung Galaxy S4 So I look for apps that help me to input Vietnamese. My issue is that I'm affraid the apps will bug me and ...
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Launcher crashes when unlocking my x touch tablet

When I unlock my tablet a "calendar has stopped working" message appears. After clicking "ok" I see another message "unfortunately launcher has stopped". How can I stop this happening?
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How to uninstall android lost app

I have installed android lost app from www.androidlost.com in my Samsung Tab 2 GT-P3100. How can I uninstall it?The app is not visible in the list of apps.
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On starting Skype UI is missing Help…?

I have motorola xt925 mobile with android version 4.1.2. After Skype installation, i logged in, but as soon i logged in, a blue window with "checking your account ... " shows then it disappers. Now ...
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Old phone connects to wireless, but apps don't

I have an old smart phone (Samsung SCH-1400). It is no longer connected to the verizon network. I am trying to use it with a wireless network. It connects to the wireless network. I can see this in ...
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Play Store not installed error

I had the Play Store App on my Android running Jellybean. The icon still shows on my main screen, but I can't find it in my apps folder. When I tap the icon I get an App not installed error message. ...
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Can anyone explain all these Developer Options?

I hope this is not a duplicate question. Explain these options briefly if anyone could explain - Force GPU rendering Disable non-rectangular clip ops Force 4X MSAA Disable HW overlays What are ...
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Need to “gift” an app purchased in google play by issuing a refund later. How many days can I wait to refund?

I know Google play still doesn't support gifting of apps but I need to provide one of my clients a free copy. They already purchased it. I am going to refund them later, after they are done using the ...
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Insufficient memory notification when downloading apps [duplicate]

Every time I try to download apps, it starts downloading and then it stops and shows a notification saying *"error downloading there is insufficient memory on your device but I've already deleted some ...
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How to use one Android phone as a handsfree device to another (via WI-FI)?

I have an extra Android device (a mobile phone, Samsung Galaxy Y Duos, S6102B, Android 2.3.6 - rooted), that I call D1 here, and would like to use it as my "car brain", like a low-cost multimedia ...
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Samsung galaxy s3 update installs strange applications

today i updated software to latest, it took around 148 mb to update and when finished, i started getting 4 new apps apps are as below, mytaxi app kaufDA app pizza.de app Bild app wondering why ...
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How to use one Android phone as a handsfree device to another (via Bluetooth)? [duplicate]

I have an extra Android device (a mobile phone, Samsung Galaxy Y Duos, S6102B, Android 2.3.6 - rooted), that I call D1 here, and would like to use it as my "car brain", like a low-cost multimedia ...
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How do i send a group messages to iphone users [duplicate]

I keep trying to send group messaging to iphone users and they do not receive them.
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How to crop an image in Instagram (v6.4.4)

I know it sounds silly but I spent half an hour trying to find how to crop an image taken by built-in Instagram facilities and then how to crop it right after that. Surprisingly there is only a tool ...
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Where do I get Owncloud App-PIN

I used to use the Android Owncloud App. Since some time I cannot start it, because it asks for an "App-Pin". I never decided to choose a PIN. What is this PIN, where do I find information about it ...
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Install application in sd card by default using Linux

I've seen plenty of tutorials related to installing applications directly to the sd card instead of using internal memory but none relate to using linux as a method to tweak the system and I'm not ...
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not able to download apps in Micromax Unite 2

I recently bought a Micromax Unite 2. I can't download any app from the Play Store. In Settings->Storage>default write disk, I have selected as Internal SD card. The SD card it shows 5gb as ...
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Set ringtone to start from a specific point

I recently got my Nexus 5 and I would like to know if there is any way that I can set a ringtone to start from a specific point from a track that I have on my phone. There is any app that can help me ...
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cancelPairingUserInput not supported? [migrated]

So I'm using a BluetoothDevice object, in my Manifest i have <uses-sdk android:minSdkVersion="17" android:targetSdkVersion="19" /> and in my object I can only find the methods setPin() and ...
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Retrica not working

I installed Retrica on my samsung galaxy s i9003, but when I opened it I could just see blue pixels instead of the image captured by my camera. I tried to change the parameters of the app, reboot my ...
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Play store icons are not in transparent

From past few days I am noticing that play store icons are visible with black background. Even I have done factory reset settings for the phone. I am facing the problem with every icon in the play ...
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Downloading game memoryp roblem [closed]

So I went to download a large game (1GB). It started downloading, and at 96% it stopped and said I don't have enough memory. I wont try to download it again, but that 96% that I downloaded is still ...
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Downloading and installing an application in the system/app on a un-rooted device

Is it possible to install an application in the system/app directory on a un-rooted device? Right now I can do it on a rooted device, so I was wondering what I have to do to if the device is not ...
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Android 4.2.1 - Operating System Storage is occupying too much space

Dunno if this is a proper question to ask here, my problem is about the storage of my android on the internal memory. I have 16gigs of sd card, 16 gigs internal storage as well, but I am seeing this ...
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what is uses-permission “android.permission.INTERNET”? [duplicate]

I read something about uses-permission in android application , but I don't know what is "android.permission.INTERNET" , or why we need this.
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How to sync my iCloud email acct using the stock email app?

I am using cyanogenmod11 on both my phone and tablet which comes with AOSP email app. I've also tried the latest stock email app that Google released recently on the playstore. No matter what I do, I ...
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Facebook app nagging about syncing. Can it be disabled?

While only a minor issue, it is annoying. I've had a look at the settings for the facebook app, but even after disabling anything that did seem relevant to this message popping up, it still keeps ...
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Android App - Same phone - Different versions on App Store

I'm using an Android application called 'Out of Milk'. I have it installed on two identical phones (hardware and software). However on one phone it is version 4.2.2 and on the other phone it is ...
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Getting files using adb shell

I have a rooted Galaxy S4 device which runs Android 4.4.2 & I'm trying to get the files of an application using adb shell, when I navigate to where my directory is and get the root access in shell ...
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i have 500mb available but can't install 2mb app! [duplicate]

i have 500mb available but can't install 2mb app!!! it's so frustrating i tried uninstalling apps, clearing cache, deleting files ... nothing works. Please help.
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Force to buy app with old version of Android

I have two smartphones: HTC Desire (android 2.2 / normal-sim / operator1 / my account) Nexus 4 (android 4.4.4 / micro-sim / operator2 / my account) Both smartphone are logged with the same ...
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conversion printing app from landscape to portrait mode

I often work just with the smartphone (Galaxy Note 3, Android Kitkat 4.4, no root) without any computer. After opening a landscape powerpoint-presentation with the smartphone, I want to print it in ...
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Is it possible to transfer one app from my old phone to my new if my phone is not rooted?

I have recently purchased a Galaxy S5. I would like to root it, but so far, it seems that the "Towelroot" approach does not work on my model (purchased in Japan from Docomo), and other options are at ...
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Tasker - Advance Settings - Export App Package Name?

I've deactivated beginner mode on tasker and noticed now when I try exporting a task as an application it requires a Package name, I've tried following their instructions and have been unsuccessful, I ...
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Introspy usage in Android

i am trying to use Introspy tool in android device but the trace file (introspy.db) is not being created tool is present at https://github.com/iSECPartners/Introspy-Android Kindly any help if ...