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How to migrate applications to other user account without downloading the applications again?

I created a new user in Nexus 7 but it doesn't have any applications already installed in primary user. I don't want to move/share any app data like scores/progress. I want the apps/games to appear as ...
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How to Avoid and Fix android Compilation errors and FindViewById bug [on hold]

for a month now, I was in-love with android and I Quick pretending and Developing apps with iOs because it's limited and Inexpensive. But Android is opposite and I am new in java to so I bought A ...
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How to use one Android phone as a handsfree device to another (via WI-FI)?

I have an extra Android device (a mobile phone, Samsung Galaxy Y Duos, S6102B, Android 2.3.6 - rooted), that I call D1 here, and would like to use it as my "car brain", like a low-cost multimedia ...
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How to use one Android phone as a handsfree device to another (via Bluetooth)? [duplicate]

I have an extra Android device (a mobile phone, Samsung Galaxy Y Duos, S6102B, Android 2.3.6 - rooted), that I call D1 here, and would like to use it as my "car brain", like a low-cost multimedia ...
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not able to download apps in Micromax Unite 2

I recently bought a Micromax Unite 2. I can't download any app from the Play Store. In Settings->Storage>default write disk, I have selected as Internal SD card. The SD card it shows 5gb as ...
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Why can apps access the whole SD card?

Is there a technical reason for why apps that only need their own data are not limited to one folder? I do realise that some apps use other apps' data, but I'd be much more likely to install an app ...
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Does my location in the world affect my Application ranking [on hold]

i'm beginning with Android development, and i have some good ideas to add in the Google Play Store, however, i have heard that Google use country to rank your Application, which means only users of ...
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1answer
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Retrica not working

I installed Retrica on my samsung galaxy s i9003, but when I opened it I could just see blue pixels instead of the image captured by my camera. I tried to change the parameters of the app, reboot my ...
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How to recover apps from a factory reset?

I have some apps installed on my device and I want to perform a factory reset. Is there a simpler way to re-install my applications after the reset (with the least possible number of user ...
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Samsung galaxy s3 update installs strange applications

today i updated software to latest, it took around 148 mb to update and when finished, i started getting 4 new apps apps are as below, mytaxi app kaufDA app pizza.de app Bild app wondering why ...
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How to get Authorized Token of Google Finance Service [on hold]

Problem occurred when using different device like versioning or branding. So please check this problem and give me solutions for different devices. Manifest File: <uses-permission ...
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1answer
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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 do i send a group messages to iphone users [duplicate]

I keep trying to send group messaging to iphone users and they do not receive them.
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How to crop an image in Instagram (v6.4.4)

I know it sounds silly but I spent half an hour trying to find how to crop an image taken by built-in Instagram facilities and then how to crop it right after that. Surprisingly there is only a tool ...
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how can we make an android application which processes data on server side running on python or C++script ? [on hold]

I want to make an application which takes input and sends it to an artificial intelligence scripted in python or C++ and it returns an feasible solution from a hierarchical (tree) database.How should ...
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1answer
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How to watch videos with Hebrew subtitles?

I've bought an adapter for watching movies and tv shows from my smartphone (galaxy s3) to the big screen tv. For some reason, all of the video player apps I've tried so far have problems with ...
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Where do I get Owncloud App-PIN

I used to use the Android Owncloud App. Since some time I cannot start it, because it asks for an "App-Pin". I never decided to choose a PIN. What is this PIN, where do I find information about it ...
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Unable to play Snapchat videos

I have a samsung galaxy ace and I am unable to view most videos on snapchat that people send to me. I and have tried to rectify the problem by downloading mx player and vlc player and updating to ...
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Android 4.2.1 - Operating System Storage is occupying too much space

Dunno if this is a proper question to ask here, my problem is about the storage of my android on the internal memory. I have 16gigs of sd card, 16 gigs internal storage as well, but I am seeing this ...
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Tasker - Advance Settings - Export App Package Name?

I've deactivated beginner mode on tasker and noticed now when I try exporting a task as an application it requires a Package name, I've tried following their instructions and have been unsuccessful, I ...
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Install application in sd card by default using Linux

I've seen plenty of tutorials related to installing applications directly to the sd card instead of using internal memory but none relate to using linux as a method to tweak the system and I'm not ...
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How to set childs of groups in “ExpandableListActivity” start specific activity [closed]

I'm working on an ExpandableListView with some Groups and some Childs within them. I want to set "onChildClickListener" in a way so that each Child within these Groups, start a specific activity (or ...
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Custom Grid Extends Gridview problem with onitemclick [closed]

hello i am trying to make a custom Gridview from the native Gridview and override the onitemclick. But it never catch the clicks on my custom gridview Here is my code: ------------Custom GridView ...
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App that lets me display Battery as a bar on top of status bar [closed]

App ID request. A while back I came across an article talking about an app that lets you display battery percentage (And other notification counts or capacities) as bars along the edges of your ...
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How can I run multiple copies of the same app?

On iPhone it's very easy to clone an app (running multiple copies of the app on the same device); e.g.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4f_aLSRnQ8 Is it possible to do this on Android?
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Downloading and installing an application in the system/app on a un-rooted device

Is it possible to install an application in the system/app directory on a un-rooted device? Right now I can do it on a rooted device, so I was wondering what I have to do to if the device is not ...
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Set ringtone to start from a specific point

I recently got my Nexus 5 and I would like to know if there is any way that I can set a ringtone to start from a specific point from a track that I have on my phone. There is any app that can help me ...
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Android Smart Speaker [closed]

Dear Sir I am Developing a android app in which app automatically set volume of speaker with respect to environment noise.and these all functionality will be perform on voice call e.g after accepting ...
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Admob missing ECPM [closed]

I have been working on a android game which I will publish to google play for free with some banner ads at the top of the screen. I know how to ad the ads to the app and everything the problem is my ...
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1answer
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DLNA server that handle subtitles [closed]

Is there any DLNA server which is able to serve subtitles for smart tv (LG 42LA620s - model 2013). I have tried Pixel Media Server and few others with no success, while PLEX on Windows is working ...
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cancelPairingUserInput not supported? [migrated]

So I'm using a BluetoothDevice object, in my Manifest i have <uses-sdk android:minSdkVersion="17" android:targetSdkVersion="19" /> and in my object I can only find the methods setPin() and ...
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Error while launching App: FileNotFoundException [closed]

If i try to start my app, i get a Message: "App stopped". After a lot of debugging i get the spot where a Exception pops out and the Application exits. protected List<Map> readMenu(Context ...
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Downloading game memoryp roblem [on hold]

So I went to download a large game (1GB). It started downloading, and at 96% it stopped and said I don't have enough memory. I wont try to download it again, but that 96% that I downloaded is still ...
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error when setting tabs with navigation drawer [closed]

i have the error when calling each tab fragment-- 08-19 07:44:09.801: E/AndroidRuntime(2029): FATAL EXCEPTION: main 08-19 07:44:09.801: E/AndroidRuntime(2029): java.lang.StackOverflowError 08-19 ...
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Play store icons are not in transparent

From past few days I am noticing that play store icons are visible with black background. Even I have done factory reset settings for the phone. I am facing the problem with every icon in the play ...
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Navigation drawer with tabs [closed]

I want to set the tabs with navigation drawer as each tab open default with respect to the item of list.List is given in a fragment and click of each item of list reach to another fragment containing ...
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The best game engine for android game developing [closed]

I am currently working on developing android games, but i only knew the very basic. I found a lot of game engine out there to help me specially on physics/graphics etc., and i don't know what's the ...
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How to get real NAND Storage Space? [closed]

Hello Android enthusiasts The storage shown by playstore applications is not the real NAND flash capacity. It shows the space occupied by system and some internal storage left but the sum of them is ...
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Galaxy S4: “Application cannot be installed in the default install location”

I had uninstalled some of my apps but now I can't install them again. Play Store gives me "Application cannot be installed in the default install location" error when the download is complete. I ...
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Can't get app names to show [closed]

I can't see the names of my icons anymore. I don't remember disabling anything. How do I get the names to show again? Smasung Galaxy S3 SPH-L710 CyanogenMod 11 KitKat 4.4.4.
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1answer
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My plague inc app keeps closing/crashing?

When I open the app, it works but when i try to start a game it closes/crashes. I don't get a crash report or anything. I've removed and reïnstalled the app, i've turned the tablet on and off again ...
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Unable to start the Genymotion virtual device [migrated]

I installed Genymotion and VirtualBox successfully and download 1 of the virtual machines. but when I run the Genymotion, receive this error!
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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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Android App - Same phone - Different versions on App Store

I'm using an Android application called 'Out of Milk'. I have it installed on two identical phones (hardware and software). However on one phone it is version 4.2.2 and on the other phone it is ...
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1answer
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Facebook app nagging about syncing. Can it be disabled?

While only a minor issue, it is annoying. I've had a look at the settings for the facebook app, but even after disabling anything that did seem relevant to this message popping up, it still keeps ...
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How to solve “application not be installed” error

I am facing an application can not be installed error on my Samsaung Galaxy S Plus whenever I try to install applications. I have already allowed installation from unknown sources, but it didn't work. ...
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How to install extensions on Android's stock browser?

I have JellyTime (R30 - https://code.google.com/p/jellytime/) installed on my HTC Desire HD phone which is running a variance of Jelly Bean 4.1.2. Is it possible to add some extensions/features to ...
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what is uses-permission “android.permission.INTERNET”? [duplicate]

I read something about uses-permission in android application , but I don't know what is "android.permission.INTERNET" , or why we need this.
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Anything else works besides safestrap to install ROMs on n900a (at&t) Note 3?

Question is pretty self explanatory. Is there any other method available to bypass bootloader and install ROMs like other models? Is at&t bootloader still under lock and key?
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Kindle screen suddenly became very dim on LG tablet running 4.2.2 Can't increase brightness

How can I increase brightness of Kindle screen on my LG tablet running 4.2.2? Screen suddenly became very dim. Thanks.