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Automate WiFi web login - is there a FREE way to do that? [on hold]

Is there a free way to automatically submit the username/password web form that some free WiFi hotspots use? This is basically the same question as Can I automatically log in to open WiFi that ...
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Is there a timer app that can use the camera flashlight instead of a sound when the time is up? [on hold]

Thanks for your answers! I have googled a little and did not find much. If anyone knows such an app please let me know!
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App to manage Thunderbirds Lightning Add-on calendar, address book, tasks and notes without Google

I am not interested in the process of syncing my devices, but an application that is able to manage my calendar, address book, tasks and notes that are managed by Thunderbirds/Icedoves Lightning ...
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apps download error

Whenever I try to download apps I receive error "error while Dowunloading-application name" there is insufficient space on the device. Please help me to overcome this and I have sufficient space on ...
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Android development with headfirst [on hold]

I've been coding android apps for awhile now; I'm doing the examples on headfirst android development. I've stumbled upon chapter 3, making NasaRss feeds, I can't figure out exactly what the book is ...
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Error in Installation -24 [duplicate]

Im trying to reinstall some apps after ive factory reset my phone but when it wont complete the process cos this messages pops up saying Unknown error in installation '-24'. What does that even mean? ...
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system app not working

I have a widget to turn data connection on and off. Since I upgraded my Nexus 4 to Lollipop, I get the message "widgetsoid needs to be installed as a system app" So I rooted the phone, moved the apk ...
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Apps download but do not install

I'm using a two-week old HTC Sensation. A number of times now, I've tried to download apps (this is happening on multiple apps, not just one) and although they download, they never install. I can see ...
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Android doesnt detect a touch when locked up and freezes, overheats

My adnroid lg p895 is starting to act abnormally these past few weeks. I cleared the caches. Uninstalled some apps and Its still the same except that it runs a little faster again. When i locked my ...
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How can i do auto conect many WiFi? In app android [on hold]

I want to connect many WiFi for check value ex.speed test ,throughput ,ping browser .In app android. such as process ->it connect WiFi_1 ->test ->check value ->disconnect WiFi_1 then connect WiFi_2 ...
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Is there a way to auto backup my phone files to my PC via wifi?

I am looking for a way to automatically transfer files in my phone to my PC (Win7) if my phone connects to my home wifi network. Thanks
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Whitelisting an application catalog/store

As the title says, does anyone know how to "whitelist" an application store ? Here are the reasons I want this : 1, Keeping the "unknown sources" flag always enable, is "dangerous". 2, Switching ...
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How to create a “main application” where it's event causes return to this “main app” from any other called running application? [on hold]

I would like to code a "main app" (Home Screen App) with a permanent button on UI all the time for Android 4.4. The function of this button is to terminate any called application. "Main application" ...
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Lock all apps but some [on hold]

I need an app (or need to create an app) to let the user start only apps I choose. It's kinda similar to the various kid-mode apps; I think it's a custom launcher to install or create. Can anyone of ...
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My phone isn't installing apps

My phone isn't installing any apps. I downloaded a minimum of 5-6 apps and when I tried to install them, it shows App not installed Is my phone attacked by a virus?
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Remove pre-installed configuration on Android phone

I have an Android phone which constantly tells me to install a specific app from Google Play. It's just a configuration which is pre-installed on my phone but I cannot figure out how to remove this ...
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How to find the current foreground running application in API 21? [on hold]

I use getRunningTasks() method until 4.4.4 . Now in API 21 getRunningTasks() is deprecated. My requirement is to find the current foreground application running (Not the top activity of my own app but ...
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Is there an app that blocks certain search words on kindle fire?

I want to block certain words like "pornographic" on search engines like Yahoo, Google, Bing, etc without blocking my whole search engines. Is there anything on the kindle fire HD that can do that or ...
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Cant change phone account on contacts android 2.3.6

I have 2 email accounts, one on gmail a another one on hotmail. For the android i only use the gmail account for the obvious reasons of having the services centered. But I cant change the phone ...
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Preventing apps from detecting other apps

I have an app that does not allow to enable certain settings because another app is installed. Every time i try to enable these settings it says u cannot because app x is installed. I know they are ...
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Icon on an already displayed app [closed]

Could anyone let me know how can I have an icon on an already displayed app?( This icon should not be a part of that app).This icon can also be visible when in Homescreen. Say I can perform some task ...
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Determine app that keeps turning on bluetooth

I recently got back from a holiday without internet, when I got back heaps of my apps updated and one of them now continuously turns my Bluetooth on. How can I determine which app it is? I have a ...
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How to stop Recycle Bin from deleting files by default in My Files?

I've installed Omega Droid, which comes with Recycle Bin as a system app - I cannot uninstall it. Normally it doesn't bother me, but when I browse my files in the My Files system app and click a file ...
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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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Why do some games stopped suddenly?

I just bought my phone last week, it's Andromax I3s (local phone with Haier as the vendor) with this specs: Memory 4 GB, MicroSD Up To 32 GB; Ram 1 GB; OS Android 4.3 ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.1 with NFC programming?

So I want to buy a high-end tablet from Samsung. But I have a more general question, then the specs. So the Tabs does not have a NFC chip inside it. But I am planning to buy an external NFC reader, ...
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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.
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What are the alternative Android app markets?

How many competing Android markets (other than Android Market itself) are there and are they any good? I know that there are at least two others: SlideME and AppBrain which I have looked at and seem ...
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Error “package not correctly signed correctly. uninstall the previous app” on new Micromax A108

When updating the built-in apps like Opera Mini, I'm getting the above error. I even tried downloading some apps like WhatsApp but those give me an error that the Google Play app is not updated and ...
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Some applications on my xperia z1 mobile won't be able to use internet over Mobile data where the other apps use it normally

Some applications on my xperia z1 mobile won't be able to use internet over Mobile data where the other apps use it normally. For example I can't use "Facebook" neither "Gmail " where I can use ...
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How can i run miniclip 8 ball pool app on Htc Wildfire S?

How can i run miniclip 8 ball pool ap on Htc Wildfire S? App is installing but nor opening? Is it a solution for it?
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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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How To Fix Bluestack Black Screen Problem in 8 ball pool App

When I run 8 ball pool 3.1.0 app on Bluestacks 0.9.4 displays black screen. http://imgur.com/hnsDsOU How i can fix this black screen problem?
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Phone restores to certain status everytime it (re)boots

I came across an Android phone which has a very strange phenomenon: it restores to certain status every time it boots or reboots. Installed apps and saved files will disappear, and uninstalled apps ...
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Linux Deploy on Android 5.0 (Nexus 5): “Configuration file not found!”

I used Linux Deploy on Kitkat before and it worked. Now that I updated my Nexus 5 to Lollipop (Chainfire-rooted the device), I installed Linux Deploy again, but whenever I would like to create the ...
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samsung s5 activity log

I am suspecting that a friend of mine may have deleted an app I use for unknown reasons is there anyway I could see the phone activity log to check wet her the app was uninstalled and at what time
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Is it possible to make a note program override other applications

On my computer in Ubuntu I like to open Gedit (a text editor) and post notes into it and then make it override on top of other applications. This helps me when I develop or write something. Is it ...
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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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Huawei Ascend Y300 - only 1GB space for applications available

I have a Huawei Ascend Y300 phone. It has a total of 4 GB internal flash memory and 2 GB of those are accessible by user. However, of those 2 GB only approximately 1 GB can be used for applications ...
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Galaxy 4 - received message ident

newbie to android - just got a galaxy s4 and it's got this infuriating display on the screen that previews every message that I get - basically so everyone can read it. I've been through the reports ...
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Automatically have my frequently-used apps handy

I recently wiped and re-installed my phone. In so doing, I lost my home screen layout. In any event, my layout wasn't all that great. What I'm looking for is an app/other method that would determine ...
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Android camera app with headset button working as a shutter [duplicate]

Are there any Android KitKat-compatible camera apps that recognize headset button as a trigger? What I ultimately need is just a normal camera app where you can take pics pressing the button on the ...
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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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Android applications on my computer [closed]

there is any method for use android applications on a computer, because I found this tutorial and my laptop has 1GB ram and works very hard. I want to use wechat for pc because I like it very much. ...
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Select which application to (NOT) update

I always knew how to disable the auto update for a specific app. But since some time Google decided to forbid this useful functionality and force the users to update their app. And I mainly do NOT use ...
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How to know which applications are using the Internet?

I use a lot of applications on my Android phone, and I'd like to know which applications are using the Internet at a given point of time, and also the bandwidth consumed by each one of them. This ...
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Why my app disappear at reboot?

When I reboot the phone, often, some of the apps a get generic icon and won't load anymore. A reinstall solves the problem but I'd rather not have to do that. Device is an Acer Liquid Metal with ...
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Move apps and its data to another internal partition

I have Lenovo A706 with 4GB Internal Storage, but it's split into 2 partitions. I already rooted my Android and moved several apps to another partition using Link2SD, but some of its data is still ...
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Can't find shortcuts for downloaded apps

I have a galaxy tab s. At first i could download apps and the short cut would appear on the screen. Now this has stopped happening. The app there as i can find it using s finder, and i can use the ...
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How to import contacts from a delimited list?

I use an Android phone, and recently I had to delete all my contacts because it was cluttered, and now I have to add all of them again. There are about 200 contacts, and I have them stored in a text ...