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vibration alert

Android Mini: I have the vibration alert turned of for everything but when I receive a message via Messenger my phone still vibrates. How do I turn this off? I do not want it to vibrate as an alert ...
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Photo app with private folder (to store information and other purposes)

TL;DR: Problem: Normal photos of memories are crumbled with "quick photos" for storing information, remembering, NSFW photos and you want them out of the way - not in between the normal photos. ...
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How can I get anoter app B installed when I call a funcion of app A? [on hold]

there's an app A installed on on my phone. when I call a funcion in A ,app B get installed and started. (That means B hasn't been installed! I only have the apk file of B!) during this, no asking for ...
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How can i take picture to call a number

I think there was option in some app, dont remember what it was. But you could take picture to call it. I want to simply take picture of a number and call the number. Photo need not to be saved. ...
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Progress tracking app [on hold]

I'm looking for a progress tracking app which allows me to do something like the following: set a new task (like: "read The catcher in the rye") and record the starting day (say 5/4/2015) manually ...
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Greenify and BootManager in Xposed Modules for Lollipop 5.0.1

I installed the latest Xposed Framework(alpha) module for lollipop and all its modules are working fine. But am not able to run modules like Greenify and Bootmanager which I use frequently. Is there ...
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Android : Background process in Async Task [on hold]

The problem in async task when i open my Application i want to copy my all data from internal card to external mmc. the files & folder copy task is running properly but i want it to run in ...
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How to report an bug in calculator

(If this is off topic my apologizes. Please don't vote it down just delete it.) How do I report a bug or actually an error in the calculator that comes with Android? The version of Android on my Tab4 ...
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Lg g3 smart cleaning stops working occasionally

I use LG G3 and I periodically cleanup my phone with the inbuilt smart cleaning but from 1-2 weeks now when I click on delete temporary files the app stops working and every time I try to do that it ...
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Android Projector Egate stucks at android logo

I need your help, my android projector is stuck at ANDROID logo and its not moving, I have usb option, sd card option, so how can i fix this issue. Or is it possible to boot from usb or sd card making ...
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Why does reinstalling an app sometimes work to fix problems?

It's not uncommon for people to recommend reinstalling an Android app if it isn't working properly. For example, see this post on this site. Why does this sometimes work? What is goes wrong with ...
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Cannot run apps which require specific Android version on Samsung Galaxy Ace (JellyBlast ROM)

I have Samsung Galaxy Ace (GT-S5830i) and I just updated it to Android 4.1.1 using JellyBlast custom ROM. However, apps that require Android 2.3.6 or more still don't work. It just says "Damaged ...
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Photos/Media/Files and Full Network Access

Does anything stop an application with Photos/Media/Files and Other ("full network access" and "run at startup") permissions from simply uploading ALL of your photos and videos to some stupid server ...
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Restrict access to certain settings based on user type [migrated]

I'm currently developing an Android application that will be used both internally at my company and externally by clients. I'm looking to limit the available settings of the application so clients ...
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Batch image editing [on hold]

Does anyone know of an Android application that allows you to edit multiple images? I want to put a color filter on several images. I am able to do this one image at a time with Wizard Cut, but it's ...
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Which online platform is best to learn android apps nd games development? [on hold]

Nowadays I m searching for video lectures for android apps nd games development.I checked lynda.com but here video lectures are related to old android version.Kindly share me which platform is best ...
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What Internet protocol is used by google play store? [on hold]

I know this is not programming question but i really want to know what internet protocol is used by google play store, as of know i am thinking they are using HTTPS but i am not sure about whether ...
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Apps Startup on Power Up [duplicate]

When I turn my phone on, many apps also turn on in the background. This slows down my phone. How do I shut them down? Why is the OS built this way? Doesn't make sense to me.
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All of a sudden so many apps stop working

All of a sudden a lot of apps don't work any more, and some randomly give messages "unfortunately ________ has stopped working". Is there any way to go about trouble shooting this? Shazam and Strava ...
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Can we play flash file in android tab like standalone application? [on hold]

I have create a flash swf with some scripting on it. Can i copy that to my android tab and use it like how i do on my computer?
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How to a “Service” in background can catch up event the applicaton has been installed [on hold]

Problems: My application has a widget and also a service be run background. The widget was displayed on the screen. Then end user installs the new application from Play Store (The widget and new ...
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Android apps said 1st time installation [on hold]

Actually I have got snapdeal app for appshare. When I install that app it said already this device registered. I dont asking here about how to hack this. But I want to know How they know about my ...
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Stream sound from app to external IP [closed]

I am building an android music player that can stream all the sound generated by my app to an external IP rather than playing it to speaker/headset over wifi. Basically I want to route all the sound ...
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what is the most essential parts for a Reader App (display *.txt file)? [closed]

I want to create an app for display *.txt file. So how many parts the app has? From both funtional logic and UI design Is there complete project on Github for this task?
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Not enough space error when trying to install. but DRASTIC

Ok, there are dupplicates of this post. I've seen them, I've read them, and they didn't help. I could perfectly install apps until I tried to update SnapLock through their own app. Not enough space ...
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HTC Desire X switches on random applications when WIFI switched off

My HTC desire switches on random applications like weather accu, torch etc. when I switch off Wi-fi. Any idea why is this happening? I have tried factory reset and no luck - the problem still occurs. ...
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Switching primary LINUX PC display to connected android device

On inserting ANDROID device via USB..We should switch of our primary display and switch to the connected android device and control the screen. We are exploring this possibility to control our GTK ...
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Is it possible to bulk download photos from Google photos app?

I have lost my phone and want to bulk download all the photos that were auto backed-up to the Google photos app to the album/gallery on my replacement phone. Is this possible? P.S. I'm new here, ...
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Android 5.0 lollipop update problem [duplicate]

I have installed the new Android Lollipop 5.01 on my phone, the Moto G, update is slow, what is the reason? Android 5.0 Lollipop is now upon us, and while you might be rejoicing at all the new ...
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How to solve "Space running Out Problem in Micromax Bolt A61 [duplicate]

How to solve "Space running Out" in Micromax Bolt A61?
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Changing the default ports for an application

I have to use a public WiFi service that blocks a number of ports related to online games (Clash of Clans mostly). On a pc this wouldn't be a problem to get around, on a phone though, I'm not so sure. ...
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How to fix Acer Tab. Iconia one 7

Hello can you help me fix my acer tab? I start to play a game then in the midway it force exits and prompted an error saying "Unfortunately [app] has stopped!" I noticed that the app icon in ...
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How to Detect Which App is Accessing Bluetooth from a Pop-up

I have a new Huawei Ascent Mate 2 4G Android phone and once in a while I get a message that some application tries to use bluetooth and make my phone discoverable for few hundred seconds. How do I ...
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Updating the system app “messages” on 4.2.2

On Aptoide there was an update for the system SMS app Messages. I updated,and it continually crashed so I uninstalled the updates and reverted to factory. It is now at the bottom of the Settings / ...
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How do i know various activities (processes) that an app or the system has? Like what activity is triggered to take a screen shot or to open an app?

I want to write a script to automate a procedure that is, open a app and take its screenshot and then after taking screen shot close it. I want this to happen like twice a day. Is there any app in ...
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how to retrieve data stored in android apps

I am using Moto G. downloaded a video through android app.I am able to play video through app. Where to tracethis video in phone memory and get this video for using in other devices
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can you help me to find apps manage or account & sync ootion in my account? [closed]

I couldn't find any apps manage or account & sync opts in my account setting pls help
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Accidentally deleted Photos app on Galaxy s5?

I was looking for apps to disable and I disabled the Photos app. I know it can't be deleted, so I reset it. Now I can't find it in the Disabled apps or application manager. Is it gone forever? How can ...
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recent songs are showing up in files but not on music apps

Recently when I download new songs onto my droid RAZR maxx they appear in my files in the music folder along with all of my other songs, but don't show in the music app. I have checked all over the ...
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Is there an android app to measure who talks most in a conversation? [closed]

There is an iphone app called Talk-o-meter that can measure who dominates in a conversation. I searched a lot for an equivalent android one, but couldn't find any. Anyone aware of such an app ? EDIT ...
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what apps does the Acer Iconia Tab 8 come with [closed]

I dont have a tablet but I will buy an Acer Iconia tab 8 or a lenovo Miix 3 - 8 inch. I have a laptop, the tablet will be used for listening to music, watching movies when im in bed, on a bigger ...
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Why is this app so slow at downloading?

I recently started using Dropsync, and it does exactly what I'd like it to do in terms of syncing my MP3 collection by automatically downloading when I've added new songs. I bought the pro version. ...
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Where to place a binary file to make it executable from all apks on device?

I have a binary that I want to make executable by all Applications on my Android device, just like the commands in /system/bin (ls, etc.). What is the best way of doing this? Does it have to be in ...
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How to scrape data from Android apps?

How could you scrape data from an Android app (one without an available API)? There are some apps that contain personal data I've entered that I'd like to be able to hook into and extract (rather ...
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Is it possible to install android on nokia lumia 800 [duplicate]

I searched the whole internet but found nothing, does anyone here have an idea wether it's possible to install android on nokia lumia 800. Windows phone is cool, but I don't have any big choice of ...
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Is there a way to store/backup messages for a specific app (GrindR)? [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to save chat messages that are stored locally on my device using GrindR app on Android. Is there a way to do this? GrindR official support said I'm afraid that your ...
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Make my external SD card as my internal memory for apps [duplicate]

I have a CUBOT P7 phone with very little internal memory, so I installed an 8GB external SD card. However, my apps will not download directly to there, and I have no more space on my internal ...
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I cant set live wallpaper

I root my mobile and then install dark L by flash recovery tool , its ok but now I cant set live wallpaper, please help me ... my mobile is micromax a 106.
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how to insert GPS coordinates in a spreadsheet in my android phone?

In connection with a project, I want to record the length, breadth and its position (GPS coordinates) of some constructions (around 500 of them spreading in 10km ie, 500 rows in spreadsheet). ...
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bluetooth earpiece question

when I use my bluetooth earpiece I push the button I hear a faint beep telling me that i am connected. Can this be changed so that I can use a word like hello etc. my device moto G andriod 4.4.4