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Tinder app won't work without Google Play services

I was trying to use the latest version of Tinder 3.3.1 but each time I get the following message: Get Google Play services This app won't work without Google Play services, which are missing ...
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local headphone enabled FM radio app for nexus 5 (no internet needed)

I just moved from S3 to nexus 5, and there are a couple of things that I miss from my s3.. one is the prepackaged FM radio app.. all i needed was my headphones and I could connect directly to the ...
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Applications installed get deleted after connecting USB to PC

I had installed quite a few applications on my tablet. But after I connected it to the PC for data transfer some of the applications got deleted by its own. I connected to the PC by plugging in the ...
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How to force-close when error message keeps popping

I'm new to Android development. I wrote a funny app which endlessly pops messages saying "Unfortunately, YOUR_FREAKING_APP has stopped." on launch. To force-close it, I held down the Home button but ...
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Insufficient memory notification when downloading apps but phone says I have 825 MB free

I keep trying to install apps (that aren't that big) and when I try to do so, it says 'insufficient memory' but when I go to my settings to look at how much space my apps are taking, it says I have ...
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Notification numbers for a lot of apps don't show up?

We recently switched from iPhone to Android and on both of our Samsung phones, apps that we have notifications for (Facebook, Skype, etc.) do not have a number next to the icon showing how many ...
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how to recover photos from tecno m5

most of my photos in my gallery has disappeared it just says no thumbnails and whenever I try to recover them it just says cannot be loaded what can I do to recover my photos
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how to hide my android wifi hotspot from detecting?

I have a Galaxy Young phone and a 3g connection , I use my phone like a wireless modem but i don't want the other to find my wifi hotspot when they search for wifi. when i searching for a way to hide ...
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How do I restore my storage space?

After download a big app,I it says that there is insufficient space; and it stopped downloading. After this i checked application manager and it said that I had low space despite the app not ...
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factory reset problem in lg f 160

I have installed an English rom in LG optimus F160 So, the question is if i soft reset my phone the r\installed rom will be uninstall or remain installed. Please reply me as soon as possible Regards ...
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How to Make Android App Compatible With Amazon Phone and Tablet Devices [on hold]

i created an android app and i planed to publish my app on Amazon, i tested my app on amazon compatibility test and i got this message: Caution: Static Wallpaper Detected Your APK refers to setting ...
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Anyone who has DicePlayer please respond [duplicate]

I want to make sure that the app DicePlayer can play Youtube videos 2x speed in I'm guessing it's own in-app browser before I buy an Android phone. This is a very important feature for me. Thank you!
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conversion printing app from landscape to portrait mode

I often work just with the smartphone (Galaxy Note 3, Android Kitkat 4.4, no root) without any computer. After opening a landscape powerpoint-presentation with the smartphone, I want to print it in ...
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Built-in google search fails to find installed applications (for convenient launching)

I used to use the built-in android google search to launch applications - I just typed the app's name in the google search box on the home screen, and as I started typing app name, it showed the app ...
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Wipe data on device completely

I have a nexus 7 1st gen, which has a cracked screen. I am planning to repair and got a quote from a local store. But, before handing over the device to them, I would like to clear my data on the ...
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Kali Linux in Android No Mouse/Input

I previously had Kali Linux running in my rooted/flashed vs870 lg lucid 2 custom rom lucidian perfectly. By accident I installed my backups with clockwork mod recovery and now I am facing this issue. ...
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What are my most frequently used apps?

As I want to optimize my workflow, how do I determine my most frequently used apps?, so I can put them on start screen. Of course I guess the 3-5 most frequently used apps by myself, but as there ...
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Schedule an android Device to Sleep or Hibernate and Wake Automatically

I want to Schedule an android Device to Sleep or Hibernate and Wake Automatically at a particular pre-defined Time. Is this possible. Can anyone help me by doing this coding
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Are there any apps similar to Nokia x fastlane? [closed]

I was searching for apps that is similar to fast lane in Nokia x series, something that consolidates all the activities done in a phone. Installable in other android phones Are there any suggestions?
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I want to play my new game!

I recently downloaded an app off of an unknown site because it was too large to install off of Google Play. It downloaded as an apk and now I do not know how to access it.
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How can i upgrade My Android 320 from a 4.0.1 to a 4.1 and higher [duplicate]

Hello if there is someone there i want to upgrade my phone to a higher android operating system from a 4.0.1 to a 4.1 or even 4.0.4. the Phone name is: Android 320 please if anyone can help me here ...
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What is the rh_sdrm folder?

On my sd card, there is a folder named rh_sdrm. It has a few files and an empty .txt. it hasnt been modified in months. Whats this folders purpose and can I remove it?
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How to debug an Android app's network traffic?

I'm trying to listen in on the network traffic of a commercial app I've downloaded. Ideally, I'd like the traffic to use my development machine as a proxy, where I'll have Burp or Fiddler waiting to ...
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How can I trick or force an app to work on an unsupported device?

I recently purchased an iMito MX1 mini-pc. I was disappointed to find that Hulu Plus is not fully supported on my device. I am able to download the app just fine, but I get an in-app error message ...
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How to change the demo OS in Sony xperia tablet z

I have bought a sony xperia tablet z yesterday.. the showroom dint have the stock right now, so he sold me the demo piece in the display.. it is working fine, so i took it.. but after using it i ...
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Cannot find “FIFA 15” app on Application Manager to uninstall [duplicate]

So, I was installing FIFA 15 yesterday. The install process is almost done (90%), however it stopped and say that my phone doesn't have enough space. I checked my Application Manager and the usage ...
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I accidentally deleted my android phones system app

Anyone can help me on how to restore system apps like HOME.apk, i accidentally deleted it so the phone is stuck on boot, cant go to its home, my phone is a goophone4s thanks ...
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All apps moved onto the SD card have disappeared

On My phone LG E460, all the applications moved on SD card, have disappeared. On play.google.com (and play store) these applications are marked as installed. I don't know how to reactive these ...
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samsung galaxy s duos about system data card problem

The phone memory (system data card data like images, videos, contacts) is stored on server or not? After hard reset data is gone so that is stored someone else or in databases?
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insufficient space

i have qmobile a700 whenever i download new thing an error occurred insufficient space and i have all the data to sd card but still i get the same error if anyone know how to fix this then plz help me ...
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How clean master measure device temperature

Clean master app latest version added the feature device cooler when CPU is overheating. I want to know that how this app measure the temperature of device if there is no hardware support (sensor) is ...
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Are APK files saved on my device when I install from the Play Store?

I used a Nexus 7 for a couple of years and got a Nexus 10 earlier this year. I installed a number of kids books/games on the 7 and wanted to transfer them to the 10. Now I can't find some of them at ...
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Android 4.2.2 conversion into Kit Kat 4.4.2 [duplicate]

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand GT-I9082. How can I upgrade its current software version of Android 4.2.2 into Kit Kat 4.4.2. Regards, Qaisar Naeem.
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Force to buy app with old version of Android

I have two smartphones: HTC Desire (unrooted / android 2.2 / normal-sim / operator1 / my account) Nexus 4 (android 4.4.4 / micro-sim / operator2 / my account) Both smartphone are regurarly logged ...
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Android L Preview After device unlock Contacts app open

In My Nexus 5 after I unlock my device ervery time contacts/people app is open up automatically. Do I Need to change any settings??
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Wanting to use only one email

I have to use 2 emails on my phone at all times cause some apps I purchased on one email and some I got on my other email. Is there a way to put all my purchases on to my primary email so that I don't ...
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Constant location requests from Facebook - how to turn off?

My location request icon is constantly on. When I hit the location request notification, it tells me that Facebook and Google Play Services are high battery usage. When I force stop Facebook, the ...
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device storage full :'(

When I installed folder mount app, the app said to reboot. After rebooting the app didn't work, so I uninstalled it. After that when I tried to install an app my device said there was insufficient ...
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Jelly Bean to Kitkat Lenovo 680 [duplicate]

I've got a Lenovo 680 but the version that it has is Jelly Bean 4.2.2 and I cannot run any applications developed in Xamarin on it because it says it doesn't have the necessary version.How can I get ...
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Check if an app is installed on the device

I'm trying to use the package name and determine the apk path of an app to check if my app is installed in the device. pathCmd = './adb shell pm path ' + packageName pathData = ...
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Could I use my phone to scan or image myself?

Could I use my phone or tablet to create an image rendering of my body that I could use to quantify body metrics like waist size, inseam, etc?
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Free up internal memery on ART (without memory increase script)

I have an HTC Pico (has 150 MB internal memory) and switched to ART running android 4.4.2. Now it has 11 MB free space with only user app as file manager. I have deleted unwanted system apps (like ...
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Deauthorize an app

I installed MightyText the other day. But I haven't used it so I uninstalled it. Then I remembered it required links to my Google account - so I went to Google Account security. But it doesn't list ...
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Galaxy S2 PrinterShare

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2. I need help with the app PrinterShare. It says "Direct USB Connected" when it is not connected. I have tried rebooting my phone. Please help?
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install apps on sd card [duplicate]

My BLU Studio 5.5 won't allow me to install anymore apps. I have a 18G SD card installed. When accepting to install it says "Error downloading phone had insufficient space". What do I do to install ...
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Sorting applications by their trimmed name

Is there anyway to for the app list to be sorted by applications' trimmed names? E.g. in the screenshot below, the application " Flashlight" appears first because it contains the space at the ...
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Audio output to mini USB on Android 4.1

I am using Huawei Ascend Mate which is rooted, runs on Android 4.1.2 and I want to use my Logitech USB headset with my phone. I also have the USB OTG ( mini usb male to usb female ) cable which is ...
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Customer claims our app trashed her phone [on hold]

I'm in receipt of a complaint that the android mobile app my company provides has trashed a customer's android phone to the extent that it is now only capable of making phone calls. No sms. No ...
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Can I perform the following tasks with a Nexus 7? [closed]

I am a student and I need to do the following: I MUST access the Internet using an Ethernet cable. I know that the Nexus 7 (2013) has some issues with it but they are probably resolved. Browse the ...
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Where in the file system are applications installed?

I have installed a few Android applications both with the adb install MyApplication.apk command and via a webserver (like an alternative to Android Market). But where in the Android file system on my ...