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how do i run apps without google play services?

"app wont run unless you update Google play services" i know alot of users managed to even uninstall Google services already, but im wondering how are they able to run the apps independantly? im sure ...
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root device install again

I want to root my s4 phone I have some apps on it which are no longer are availeble for download, do I have to reinstall them (in other words some programs are lost) Hans
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How can I view webpages locally?

Is there an app available on the Play Store that allows us to view websites/webpages that have been transferred to the SD Card? I've tried several android browsers and none of them allow me to open a ...
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publish an android app on behalf of my client [on hold]

Recently one of my apps that I've developed for a client got rejected due to deceptive behaviour and impersonation. If I'm to appeal for a reinstate of the app or to publish it again with a new ...
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Set different volume for multiple apps running at the same time

I want to use Spotify and a running speed tracker app at the same time, but Spotify is much louder than the other app and so I cannot hear it when both running simultaneously. Is there a way I can ...
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Are the Battery Doctor and/or CM Family Suite app(s) needed?

I've got an HTC One M8 with KitKat 4.4.4 until Lollipop 5.0 comes out in January. I'm a convert from Apple iPhone Gen 1 all the way up and this is my first Android device ( which I love BTW ). With ...
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How to draw audio signal amplitude from bluetooth handset [on hold]

I am developing a application to display signal amplitude from bluetooth handset. The audio from handset device will be recorded in to mobile phone. It worked well for recording part. Now, I would ...
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Does putting my app in alpha/beta counts towards the 30 days to get on top new app list? [on hold]

I have my app in closed beta for two weeks and released it to production two days ago. I just found out about it's much harder to get on the "top new app" after 30 days. Does anyone know if google ...
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How to use my webcam (connect with usb) instead of my device camera?

Recently I got an old logitech webcam, model quickcam pro 5000 http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-QuickCam-Pro-5000-WebCam/dp/B000BDH2XY Since the photo quality of front camera is bad, I think of using ...
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requestWindowFeature(Window.FEATURE_NO_TITLE); crashs my app [on hold]

this is my java code: package com.example.davidcuentas.adivinaelcampeon; import android.support.v7.app.ActionBarActivity; import android.os.Bundle; import android.view.Menu; import ...
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Send SMS from phone using tablet?

I currently have a rooted Sony xperia SP (c5303) and have just purchased the Lenovo Tab S8 i'm more than happy with the device. I was wondering if there was a method to have access to my Phone SMS ...
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How to receive both Hands-Free Profile & Serial Port Profile simultaneously in Android? [on hold]

I have a hardware device that can send text (using SSP profile) and audio (Hands-Free Profile). I am making a application in Android phone to receive data text and audio (record). As my knowledge, ...
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Real voice lie detector apps for Android? [on hold]

When browsing the Google Play Store for "lie detector" apps, I was only able to find "fake" apps (used for pranks, but that don't really work). But I've seen several TV programs where the protagonists ...
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Where are Messages and other data like Application caches or even Applications saved?

Where are the Datas like Messages or Applications exists, i have looked at many stackexchange's Android questions and found that its in data/ location, but when i tried searching for data/ but find ...
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What's really 'third party applications'?

I would like to know what's really third party applications in android.While I was referring Android development it says that application layer consist of: Native apps Third party apps Applications ...
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How to Backup All of my data in Android(Jelly Bean)?

Is there any way to backup All of my data, by "All" i meaned everything, even messages, IMs(Instant Messenger)'s messages i.e hike, whatsApp etc. i need those data and have to reset/flash my device, ...
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Is there an application for recognition html5 sites? [on hold]

maybe my request is hard to understand, but i'll try. I am looking for an application that can parse html5 sites and represents them into a human-friendly form. For example, there are some semantic ...
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Why doesn't Google Play perform partial updates, rather than re-downloading the entire app? [duplicate]

I would like it if Google Play could download only partial app updates, instead of re-downloading the entire .apk file. On my 4.3 device this doesn't exist. Is there any reason behind this?
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Karate or Kungfu Game. I need its name [closed]

Help me to know the name of an android game. Its a karate or kung-fu game where we fight with one opponent. Only swiping screen in the game. Moments and kicks are also done by swiping screen. Its a 2d ...
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Updating a large app for hours and wifi suddenly turns off, have to download it again [on hold]

So im updating a large app using only wifi for like 10+ hrs and my wifi turns off and on so the loading will be gone. i have to update it again and repeat (i updated it for like many times and im ...
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XML Parsing Quiz App [closed]

I've got a big problem with my first android app project... I guess, it just won't connect to the URL provided, but I dont know what's the problem... I'm trying to let user pick category, download ...
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When I turn off mode in app, it is taking me to google locations to turn off that [closed]

I am creating the app where I am turning on the google locations while activating different modes in app. When I am turning off any such mode that turn on the google locations. It takes me to location ...
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Galaxy S tablet won't add app shortcuts to home screen

I have just bought my first tablet, Samsung Galaxy S. Two days after it stopped adding downloaded apps shortcuts to home screen. Apps still work, they are accessible through some digging inside tab, ...
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How to save an ISO (or similar) of a whole Lexibook tablet (Android SO)? [duplicate]

A friend has 2 Lexibook android tablets (kids' tablets). One is completely clean and the other is fine. He wants his clean android to be exactly the same as his good one. How does he copy? I got ...
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Goggle play service installation problem [duplicate]

Hello I am facing a great problem about Google play service installation. My Android device is Symphony W70 and its Version is ICS 4.0.4. I am can't install Google play service in my mobile. I ...
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How to forbid my location only for Viber on my Android phone?

I want to know how can I switch off the location service ONLY for Viber on my Android phone. I know there is an option to do that on iOS, but is there any way to do it on Android phone?
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Conference Call on local network connection in android

I have implemented peer to peer call using csipsimple where I am able to call any device which is connected to local network. It works fine for me. Now i want to make a conference call where more than ...
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Pooling Fragment objects vs creating new Fragments , which one is better approach? [closed]

Problem :- I am making a Android Setting screen like view in my app. Tapping on item on left side list opens a fragment in right side. And right side fragment can go 2-3 level deep ie creating more ...
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nvm you cant delete this [closed]

nvm you cant delete this nvm you cant delete this
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Retrieving lost SIM PIN and PUK

If the SIM and PUK are stored on the SIM card, then why can't an Android application read this information and display it to the user? Thanks.
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How to root lenovo A526 mobile

I tried to root lenovo A526 mobile using "Kingo" and "root genius". But they are unable to root this device.Thanks for helping hands.
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Unable to upload file to mediafire 2.70

I am trying to upload a .Rar file to mediafire version 2.70 from my Acer liquid z120d dualsim. I use the share with mediafire feature and it gives the popup that the file is placed in the "Upload" ...
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Can I use volume button as trigger in android games?

i've been thinking about this, is there an app that can configure the volume button as "controller button" or a trigger for example in xbox controller the "RT" is used as gun trigger on CoD like i ...
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How to remove all Google-specific apps from a rooted Android?

Some time ago I read somewhere that Chinese carriers are removing Google-specific software (Google Search, Google Play, etc) from Android devices they carry. What I wanted to know is if this is ...
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How to read data pertaining to running applications?

On the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean interface of my Samsung Galaxy SIII, I have noticed there seem to be various places where an application's running state is documented. I would like to know what the ...
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Using the tablet for cell phone calls

My tablet is a SurfTab xiron 7.0 3G. It can take two sim-cards (dual sim-capable). I can receive voice calls over the bluetooth headphones. It does not seem to be able to alert by a ringer or flashing ...
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Android social apps: ability to post on behalf of the user?

Ever since I purchased my Samsung Galaxy SIII, it has been displaying a notification which when clicked causes an app to be displayed asking me to log in to Facebook and then displaying the following ...
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Microphone in the Facebook Comments (App)

I only have noticed it today - and I'm not aware if this is a new feature. So, anyone else having this Mic in their Facebook comment section (in the Android app). I asked a few friends, and they don't ...
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How to turn off multiple desktops on Android 4 (LG Optimus L9 P760)?

I would like to turn off multiple desktops that are on my Android 4 phone (LG Optimus L9 P760, if that matters). I can switch between them with touch, but I don't need that feature. And most of the ...
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Bluetooth keyboard won't work on Android 4.0.4

I've just bough a rapoo e6300 Bluetooth keyboard. It paired fine (after some research) with my Nexus 4 (Android 5). Android then prompted me to create a special keyboard profile, which is otherwise ...
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My android tablet is not working

My android tablet is displaying an error message 'Unfortunately, the process com.android.phone has stopped'. The message occurs so quickly that I am unable to touch any application.
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How could an app mess up native phone functions?

We have an Android phone, an LG E410f (if it matters). It seems that the magicJack app was causing certain native phone functions to stop working. The microphone wouldn't pick up anything, and the ...
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Will deleted apps be restored when I reset factory data?

I need to reset my phone to get it back to what it was like when I first bought it. If I reset it to factory settings, will the apps I've deleted be restored as well? If not how do I find and restore ...
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How can I keep apps from moving off the home screen?

I am using Samsung tablets for workers in the field. They only need to use one app but some users keep moving it off the home screen and then they can't find it. How can I keep apps on the home ...
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Why does app not show up on my device in Google Play? [closed]

Perhaps this is a programming question, not sure if this is the best community where to post this question. The manual for my Samsung Galaxy SIII does not list that the device has a pressure sensor ...
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internet connection sharing from windows

I wanna connect my android phone to computer and use its internet. How can I do that? I connect my Bluetooth adapter->add device->...->join a PAN->paired and connected, however because I use PPPOE ...
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Tesoar 7" Tablet loads to logo the blank screen, goes no further

I'm a noob to android and working from a Mac. I have a Tesoar 7" Tablet loads to logo the blank screen, goes no further, I got into it via ADB in command line on terminal, i tried restoring it but it ...
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Why can't some applications be moved to external storage? (what app features require this restriction)

This post asks for reasons why some applications cannot be moved to the external SD card even when the SD card is present. The poster was asking about why in Settings -> More -> Application ...
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Running android apps directly on ubuntu or gentoo

I wonder if is it possible to run android applications DIRECTLY on a Linux distribution like ubuntu or gentoo? I mean running the apps on linux without the help of virtualbox,simulators like ...
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vault hidden files on sd card can't view them or put them back on vault

Hey I had a lot of pics and vedios on my vault , what happened is I moved all the items to memory card thinking files in valut won't get moved. Now my vault is empty and all the files are on my sd ...