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How to mount an ext3 partition from an external sd card on android

I'm trying to run Debian on the Android 4.4 that's installed on my nexus 10 as it is explained in this tutorial : http://whiteboard.ping.se/Android/Debian I've attached the Leef microSD microUSB ...
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Altimeter / Altitude Reader apps: can't get them to record multiple named altitude readings etc [migrated]

I am looking for an integrate barometer-based (not GPS-based) altitude reader / altimeter for Android which can be used when going hiking in a way which would make it acceptably useful. It should do ...
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recovering deleted sms

I found some tools to recover my deleted sms. I found tools that are not free and that needs that I have root access. So, is there a free tool ?what do mean having root access ?
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APP - Root/unroot any device from the app, no PC required

I am a newbie with Android programming, quite franckly, I dont even know half the basics, but so far I have create an app and is in the making, it can either apply a temporary root or a permanent root ...
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Android Encode-Decode Tools [on hold]

i need some programming at android, (about MD5 Encode-Decode app) but i searched and nothing found for start programming about this app.. please show us some refrence about this project and i want use ...
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Seeing how long an app was used over the life of the device

I was wondering if there's any way to tell how long a specific app was used over the lifetime of a device? Just to clarify, I'm not looking to be able to track how long it's used from here on in ...
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New android update -volume issue

My granddad (normally a techie person), updated his android software, One it was done, he received no sound at all. None. The volume was turned up, the system sounds were on but nothing. When he did ...
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How can i get apps on my phone from ONLY my other phone, and not my tablet?

I am going to get a replacement phone and i only want apps from my old phone to be downloaded to the new one, and not my tablets apps. i know there is "google play-my apps-all", but that includes my ...
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How to use two whatsapp accounts on one phone

I have a Samsung galaxy Duos and want to use my two whatsapp accounts at the same device. Is it for example possible to run dual two whatsapp client apps on one phone?
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Application Organization Management [on hold]

I want to Organize all my applications from my play store and Amazon store by category, sub category, developer, rating, permissions,security, etc. Is there an app for that or like How can I go about ...
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Stock Android 4.4.2 Stock Messaging App

I wanted to see how this other messaging app was going to work on my phone and Gear S. To make it my default I had to go to default messaging app and turn off my stock message app. But the new app ...
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Losing icons of apps on SD - Lollipop

My phone is running internal storage and cannot install any more apps. So I think I can move some apps to SD. I even used this trick to moves those non-movable apps to SD. The problem so far is if I ...
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Compiling with API level 16 [on hold]

I was trying to compile an Android with against API level 16. However I getting following error? Is it possible to compile an app with API level 16 using android studio now? Error:(50, 21) No ...
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tracfone android message “keyboard”

Android keyboard (AOSP) has stopped apears on my "tracfone" ZTE cell phone every 10 seconds or so. Tried to go ino "Google" settings, but can't locate "apps"
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Get Rid of Google Play Services

I am using Micromax A80 with Android A80 from last two years. (Android Ginger bread, RAM of just 256MB) From last two weeks Google Play services application is taking too much memory and phone gives ...
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Restoring Backup of Hike Messenger!

I want to restore my old chats of hike messenger including the ones which I have deleted also. Is there anyway I can restore it.
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i need a code to get the light sensor event values to be the same as in lux meter [on hold]

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? [closed]

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? [closed]

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 [closed]

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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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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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 ...