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i require a code to calibrate light sensor in android phone with the values obtained by lux meter

the max range of my phone light sensor is shown as 10050 so i need to calibrate with LIGHT meter Visit http://area51.stackexchange.com/ regularly! Use angle brackets to force linking: Have you seen ...
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get a taxi without a credit card [on hold]

I am abroad now (specifically Austin, Texas) with no local cellphone and no local credit - only cash. I need to order a taxi, but all the famous android apps like uber and gettaxi ask for my credit ...
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my laptop as Android server without WiFi [on hold]

we are making an Android project we need to make laptop as a server to the application we need to connect them using GSM
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Re: Groupy App. How do you HIDE groups?

For the Groupy App. How do you HIDE groups? I'm a paid user, can't figure out how to do this, and no response from support. your link Live folders for Contact groups? indicates this can be done. ...
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Access video and other media from a raspberry to a chromecast?

I am planning to buy and run a RPi file server to store video. I want my 2012 Nexus 7 with Android 5.0 to browse (with thumbnails of course) and play them. What is the appropriate setup for device and ...
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Can I get android default dialer's layout xml? [on hold]

I'm customizing the SIP apk and have to replace the customized screen with the android default dialer's screen when incoming,outgoing,ongoing call. If you have idea, please tell me. welcome any advice ...
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Automatic Updates not Working after Updating to Android 5 on my Nexus 4

Title basically says it all. Automatic updates are enabled (tried both with WLAN and with don't care about WLAN). If i click on the Apps for which an update is available, the optionsmenu also tells me ...
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App that switches to call only mode for power saving

I have seen an app in Asus phone that have a call only mode where, for power saving we could get a single screen where we could make calls only. No other features work. I am having stock android. ...
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Can I send Android device's Notifications(like SMS, Gmail, WhatsApp) to my PC?

Most of the time, when I keep my device for charging, away from my PC where I work, I get lot of notifications from things like Gmail, WhatsApp, SMS and Hangout, and other communication apps. I know ...
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How long does it usually take for my google play app to be on mobile devices? [on hold]

How long does it usually take for my app to be on mobile devices ? I have put my website application on the play store 3 days ago now still cant find it on the store.
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Where to do I find my saved book files on my root device?

I have a book app that downloads book files from the Internet. It stops working and the developer wants me to root my phone and find those downloaded files for him so that he can debug. I've rooted ...
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Where can i find Icons to use for App? [on hold]

I am looking for icons related to: PLAY, PAUSE, NEXT, PREV, SHUFFLE, SEQUENTIAL-PLAY, REPEAT-ALL, REPEAT-ONE , for a Android Music Player, where can i find these? Especially SEQUENTIAL-PLAY, ...
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Location indication along with latitude longitude with address [on hold]

Can I get Location indication along with latitude longitude with address and the address must be send in a message format to other pre-defined numbers via internet.
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Add applications to the original Android ROM

How can I add applications to the original Android ROM installed by manufacturer, and not lose them after a factory reset?
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I need someone to look at the code for this app and get me a few details please [on hold]

Ok, so this will probably sound like an odd request, but, I bought one of those wifi rear view camera's off ebay and the android app they provided is HORRIBLE! I need to try a different app to ...
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Android VNC Server Samsung Error [on hold]

We are using a base code to create a VNC server for Android (https://github.com/oNaiPs/droid-VNC-server), but in some devices had some problems, so we had to compile the code again to work on newer ...
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Stereo mix functionality in Android? [on hold]

Is there any way/app for Android that mimics the functionality of stereo mix in Windows?
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File commander to download [on hold]

File commander was uninstall unintentionally. How can I download the file commander (this folder uninstall unintentionally. Thank you.
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Setting any e-mail accout in Android

Can we set Any e-mail address as the main or primary account in Android device like Yahoo! e-mail account? And with this Email Account, can we get all access to the Google play store?
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Here maps isn't working: “could not download initial data”

I've tried to install Here Maps on my phone (a Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus) and I've not been able to make it work. The maps are not displayed at all, all I can see is a blank screen. If I try to zoom ...
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Play store app updating process

I have recently updated an app (specifically WhatsApp messeneger) vía play store and some friends of mine can't see the new version on the store yet. How are updates managed in the play store? When a ...
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Send command via bluetooth upon receiving sms

I am working on a project with a setup as shown below: android phone (#1) ---> (android phone (#2) and arduino with a bluetooth module). Basically, I'd like to use the android phone (#2) as a GSM ...
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App to crop video frame? [closed]

Are there any apps which would allow me to crop the frame size of a video easily (as easily as for photos)? There seem to be plenty that will crop video length, or resize resolution, but cropping ...
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How do I open a used notification in Android?

Does it have someway to "re-use" the push notifications? I know that exists a way to create a shortcut to only view the used and past notifications. I want something that gives me the oportunity to ...
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Logging usage time for SAM application [closed]

I wanna filter out one application like "com.xxxx.xxxx" and run logs like logcat. My test application is using SAM on a unit and for example send an getVersion() command to SAM card. What I want is ...
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How can I find out when an offer expires from Pinkberry

As a Pinkberry customer, I earned a free yogurt: where can I see when the offer expires in the Pinkberry Android application?
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Can't download anything from Google play

My internal storage has 400+mb and SD card has 9g left(I know sdcard dosent mater) . I deleted a lot of Apps and I still get the message "not enough space on your internal storage" when I try to ...
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Feedly doesn't start

As the title says, I'm unable to start Feedly and use it. When I try to open it, it shows the initial splash screen, the black one with its logo, and hangs here forever. Essentially, I can't even ...
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What's this logkit, and why is it taking screenshots?

I'm using android 4.0.4. I suddenly saw this notification in my notification pane: This has happened a few times already. Tapping on the notification removes it immediately. The screenshot is ...
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My Files app is missing

My files app is not on my home screen and don't know how to find it because I am sure it was there and don't know how or why it disappeared so I really hope someone can help me please. Thanks Sue
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How to avoid silent app installations

I have gone through this post Silent app installation wherein it clearly mentions it's highly impossible to self install the application without going through the whole installer proceedure.But when i ...
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Launcher without home screen, just app list that sorts by frequency of use

Is there anything available that would let me have a launcher that doesn't have the unnecessary home screen, just the app drawer, sorted by frequency of use? Notes: 1. Sorting by frequency of use ...
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Can an antivirus really stop the broadAnywhere threat?

I had a look at the diff where the broadAnywhere threat is fixed, and it's basically just mPendingIntent = PendingIntent.getBroadcast(this, 0, new Intent(), 0); replaced with: Intent ...
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application update cancelled bluetooth

Updated a google app on my Samsung Galaxy three phone. According to Samsung support it has caused problems with my Blue Tooth texting notification. It no longer works in my car. Can you advise course ...
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How do I get list of all application packages together with their activity label from adb shell?

Sometimes I have a trouble matching application's package name in /data/data/ or /data/app/*.apk with the user-friendly activity label I see in GUI. How do I list application packages together with ...
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Getting metadata of audio file currently being played?

Is it possible in android to get information of an audio file currently being played by an application? Is there a central service that keeps track of what's being currently played in Android instead ...
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regarding contacts been displayed in watsapp group

I want to clarify my question using an example. So,here it goes : Suppose I am a member of a watsapp group and I do not have all the members contacts saved in my phone book However,when I see the ...
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android dont download any file from untrusted CA certificate site

i work on a site that service mobile phone and share some file. when i publish my site in http any things work great. but when i active SSL and publish my site via HTTPS with my own certificate ...
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My camera was hidden and I lose the icon. how can I get the icon once again?

I can't see my camera Icon on my android phone. I check in "application Manage" I see it but the launch button was disable and the disable button too. How can I get one again the Camera's icon so I ...
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Hacked and know it [closed]

My past year or 5 has sucked but since March 2014, I have had this is 41 phones. Now I haved learned by a little reseach that Android is the easiest to hack and completely control. This one if they ...
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i want to know where my apk file was stored [duplicate]

I was downloading app from play store.After download completed then it showed me that i have low space in my sd card and phone memory so it cannot be installed.so i want to know where my apk file was ...
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Android application code generate [duplicate]

How can we get the source code for an android application if we have the application file ?
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What is Android's sleep mode [closed]

Many developers speak of Android's sleep mode. When exactly the device goes into sleep mode ? What is st standby mode ? How standby and sleep mode are different (or related)? When the device goes ...
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Android Reverse Engineering

Is it possible to programatically reverse engineer an application from the android device directly? Using dex2jar with terminal emulator generates jar file. From the jar file how to generate te ...
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I can't change the wallpaper, how do I solve this?

Can't change any wallpaper from any other app than "go launcher ex"! I have rebooted my phone which didn't do the job! Please help me fix it!
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How do you install this app (For Non US / CAD base owners ) [duplicate]

For NON US & Canadian citizens, how do you install this app onto your Android Device? ps: i do have a Nexus 7 (II) from Amazon, but my google account is tied to a overseas acct. ...
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YouTube “Connection to server Lost/ Tap to retry” error

I try to connect to YouTube on my tablet and I keep getting the "Connection to server Lost/ Tap to retry" error. I have tried everything like changing the WiFi settings, clearing data caches and ...
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Where are the captions stored for images that are sent or recieved in WhatsApp?

When sending images in WhatsApp, there is an option to add caption to it. This caption is visible on image, at the receiving end, but when this image is copied or forwarded, only image is sent? ...
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Moving app data from galaxy phone to tablet [duplicate]

I want to transfer a game with my progress form my phone to my tablet. The game is in my Google play account but it does not show my progress when I open the game. Please help!
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Is there a way to beam a picture “To the tablet”?

There exists a solution where we can beam Picture/Video from a tablet to TV. But, is there a way, where is I use a Tablet as a display device on a wall, and beam pictures to the tablet? Thanks.