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How much battery drain does having Bluetooth on - but unpaired - cause?

If I was to turn my Bluetooth on but not pair it to anything specific what percentage of battery will be drained by the end of the day?
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Tag pictures from my Android device

I would like to take this Use Case on my Android Device. 1) Take picture (preferably offline) 2) Tag this picture 3) Find all pictures on the phone or after syncronization online by tag Do you know ...
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Samsung sidesync run from pc

my phone's lcd and touch is broke, and I'm trying to use samsung sidesync to access phone. Problem is that that I can't run sidesync app. I have tried to use ADB but I'm 100% sure that I have disabled ...
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Minimum enclosing circle for ArrayList<Point> type points in opencv for android [on hold]

I want to find the Min Enclosing Circle for the folding points of the hand. I found the hand contour ,hull for it and convexity defects.Then start points and end points,depths and depth points are ...
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Does Google Play Store App Handle Infinite Activities? [on hold]

I was wondering how Google Play Store App handles infinite activities. I did the following: I opened the app, chose some app from the list, and then scrolled down and clicked on another app from ...
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Unable to execute adb shell command from Android app [on hold]

I want to change my screen resolution. For that I am using adb shell command wm size 600x800, but it's not working. Here is my code : p = Runtime.getRuntime().exec("wm size 600x800"); p.waitFor(); ...
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Port LG G4 stock apps to LG Leon? [on hold]

I saw that folks were able to port LG G4 apps to the LG G3, and since the G3's apps appear to be the same as those which came with the LG Leon, I thought perhaps there's a way to get them on my phone. ...
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Is storing only the username in an app's SharedPreferences a secure way of implementing a “remember me” function? [on hold]

I'm creating an android app which requires a login process. My issue is with implementing a "remember me" function in the app. There are several questions surrounding this issue already on the ...
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Is there an app that just directly records the sounds coming from the same device and not the outside noises? [on hold]

I already have a solution to record the internal system sounds of my device by using SCR screen recorder free version app (not the paid pro version of the app as it also records outside noises) to ...
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Low disk space on a Android Studio 1.2.2 [on hold]

I am trying to learn Android Development. Today, In an Android Studio 1.2.2, on top right corner , I got a red colored text message that "Low disk space on a Android Studio system directory partition ...
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Read-only mode for Android?

I need a read-only Android test device like a https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCD The system should run on the Samsung S4 and not on a CD. Is there a way to set the android system in read-only ...
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What is the use of SHA-1 fingerprint while accessing google apis? [on hold]

This might be a silly question but I need to ask it. I am developing an application where I need to use google maps apis. Now while going through one of the tutorials I found out that in order to use ...
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How to downgrade an app if it has been updated via Play Store?

I have an app installed on my phone, which I've installed from the Google Play Store. If I update the app and don't like the upgraded version, is there a way to undo the update and downgrade back to ...
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Is Applock by Gizmoquip safe? [on hold]

I tried to install an app on my tablet called Applock, by a developer called Gizmoquip (I think there are a few apps with that by different developers). AVG came up with a message saying it will ...
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I can't play my asphalt 7

It says that to run Asphalt 7, the "100% games application" needed to be installed on this device. Then I copy 100% Games Application but I can't install it, instead, it says: Parse Error: There was ...
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How to addview MainActivity.xml on the class of extended surfaceview [on hold]

I want to add MainActivity.xml on the Extended SurfaceView. Right now, there is no syntax error but when run the application is turned off. This is java file. package ...
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How to remove spywares from factory reset list?

I have a lenovo phone with Android in it. The phone is so infected by auto installed apps for the past few weeks that I've decided to do a factory reset. However, the factory reset happen to reinstall ...
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Android to listen TCP connection

Is it possible to put Android to accept outbound connections, ie. act as a server waiting for connections? If so, is there any hindrance like an embedded Android firewall? What I have in mind is to ...
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Trying to uninstall Cool Browser

So, I was looking for an app and this Cool Browser app ad came up, I thought I was installing the app I had searched for but Cool Browser was downloaded. When I go to uninstall the uninstall button ...
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How does the Plants vs Zombies game keep the whole game state in background? [on hold]

Android eco system dictates that a long running app will be killed if memory goes too low. how does PVZ game manage to keep the whole paused game state in memory? It does load for a long time for ...
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Unity app not running on Cyanogen OS 12

I installed the Treasure Hunt app on my phone with the help of the Google Cardboard SDK for Unity. The app shows the splash screen and stops immediately. The phone runs on Cyanogen OS 12. This app ...
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AutoCompleteTextView not getting Geolocation suggestions from Google Maps [on hold]

This is my code where in I have an AutoCompleteTextView, which should get suggestions from Google Places API private static final String LOG_TAG = "Google Places Autocomplete"; private static ...
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Installing apps and app data to the SD card

I would like to install most data for certain apps onto a 32GB SD card. I am planning to root my device with Android 5.0.1, a 16GB Nvidia Shield Tablet. Does anyone know of any good, safe and free ...
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Is there a way to make an android phone only run one app and nothing else?

I want to take an old android phone and turn it into a dedicated calculator. In other words, I'd like to make it so I boot up the phone and my calculator app is running, and there is no way to access ...
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Why are certain songs on Google Music greyed out on my phone but not on PC?

Here's one that's been driving me crazy: The other day, I noticed songs on my phone's Thumbs Up playlist, songs that were both bought from Google Play or from elsewhere, were greyed out on my phone. ...
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can not able to get session id from magento site to android app [closed]

We are trying to develop a android app for magento site. We followed the follwing link to create a api username and key in magento admin panel. ...
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How can I identify Mobile Speaker issue and how to reduce the noise while Music is playing in Speaker?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Grand2.Recently I'm facing Noise(with some vibration) while listening to Music in Mobile's Speaker.How to confirm that it's mobile speaker issue and also how to fix it? Kindly ...
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Error retrieving information from server

Whenever I try to download an app from Google Play Store, it allows me to accept the App Conditions but I don't see it downloading. A sign that shows there's an error pops up, 'Error retrieving ...
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Azure Mobile Service [closed]

how to call Azure Mobile Service api in my android code.give me a example to get some records from Cloud Database.I am using .Net Framework for back end support.
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Poke for Android [closed]

Is there any Android App like Poke: easy cheating in any game https://poke.jaleco.com/ ? Poke is a free software for windows, provide a memory based cheating solution for any game.
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How to develop Social Networking Application for android [closed]

I am planning to develop an social networking application for Android, Which connects people corresponds to some events. People know those event as they will connected through this app. I need to ...
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Restrict Internet access to a particular app only for a specific time period on an unrooted device

I have an app that behaves poorly. It is constantly uploading stuff in the background. I think I could get it to use less power if I could impose some sort of "parental control" type feature on it. ...
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To clear or Delete: A hoarder wants to know [closed]

Ok, here is my issue and has always been my issue. The question is, is there a difference between clearing something on your phone and deleting something in a folder on your phone? This may sound ...
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adb supported application [closed]

Is there any way to send application data, change values, do anything in running application via adb? I once found something about that on github however I'm not sure about what I was reading that ...
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Android gmail app

In micromax canvas, i am unable to find account settings in gmail app . I need to add recovery mobile number to my gmail account in my mobile ? how to do it in specified mobile?
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Unable to purchase apps

I am new to Android but have got a new phone running 5.0.1 using my Gmail account administered by my university in New Zealand. However I am unable to purchase apps in the Google Play store. I am able ...
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Spending getApplicationContext () to another class on android eclipse [closed]

Within my main class I have this code (I put only the parts that matter): protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) { super.onCreate(savedInstanceState); ...
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How to get the path to a file on SD card [closed]

Im trying do encrypt/decrypt file on my android sdcard. For encrypt/decrypt i use 3DES method which code ill show you. My question is how to hard code the path to a file on sdcard which i want to ...
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Upon restarting, my apps disappear.

I have a rooted phone and to save space I linked (using link2sd) most of my apps to the external SD card. Since then, on restarting, my apps vanish, and like weeks later, they reappear (without data). ...
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First time boot [duplicate]

How can I get the first boot Android welcome screen again without doing a factory reset?
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OpenGL or libGdx [closed]

I want to create a 2d game (or an app with many animations and 2d graphical elements) in Android. I'm familiar to Java and Android app development. What are the differences? Which one is more ...
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Recommendations for Business Card software [closed]

I would like to replace my past century like paper business cards with a modern solution. SO I would appreciate recommendations for electronic business card software with the following ...
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Android Google Places Api for returning nearby restaurants to user's location not working [closed]

I've been working on an app that shows nearby restaurants, and for some reason, whenever I add in "results.clear()" to clear all the objects in the "results" array, there is always a runtime error. Im ...
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Why is the _id column in my sqlite database blank? [migrated]

I am making my first android project. Its purpose is currently to store times when a button is pressed, in a database. The full contents of the database are then displayed using a LoaderManager / ...
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How can i submit my app to multiple app stores simultaneously [closed]

Is there any service/website which can upload my app to multiple app stores like opera, amazon, samsung, baidu, yandex etc i did some searching and found codengo which is expensive and inmobi which ...
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In Need Of Help [closed]

I need some help ! I am working with a customer who has spent lots of money on a game. His wife cannot find out about the large amount of money he has spent on it. If anyone knows of a way to delete ...
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McAfee Free Antivirus won't update from Play Store returning error -505

I am putting McAfee in System/app directory to prevent standard users from uninstalling it. Once I try to update the package from Play Store, the download progress reaches 100% and when it tries to ...
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Android not writing files in sd card

I am not getting why inspite of having a 16 GB SD card in my android the apps from play store are not getting directly stored in SD card by default. Due to this its becoming hard for me to use the ...
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Add an app to the Google Playstore installed list

I have recently have had to flash my GApps package on Cyanogen. As a result all the application that were previously listed in the installed apps section are no longer present any more. Is there any ...
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Port System Apps

I really like Samsung Stock Music Player . but my Galaxy A300H doesnt have Stock Music Player. I just download A300FU (Lte ver) Firmware to take the Samsung music player to my Galaxy A3 . install in ...