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How can I root my android phone using Framaroot 1.6.0 “Boromir Exploit” for andriod?

I don't know the steps in rooting my android phone and I'm scared if I will alter the system.
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similar apps to Facebook Paper for android? [on hold]

According to the rumour mill, there may never be a Facebook Paper app for Android. What are similar apps to Facebook Paper for Android?
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Can't find the cause of a NullPointerException in a very simple application [on hold]

I am trying to get a very simple app to display a toast when "button2" is clicked. But I keep getting NullPointerExceptions which I can't seem to trace. I have looked for how to solve this error but ...
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App private distribution [on hold]

I have a device that can be controlled via a PC program or an Android app. Having the app by itself, without the device, serves no purpose, so I would like to distribute it through some other way than ...
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Is there anyway to save my contacts and texts on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus with broken screen?

Broke my screen, and it's dead. I searched the forums, and I could not find an answer. I don't care about my media files, but my contacts are really important to me. I already ordered the new Nexus 5, ...
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Waiting for crahlytics - in Android eclipse [on hold]

I've installed crashlytics on my eclipse . http://download.crashlytics.com/android/eclipse/ Its installed and i've added my project and tested. its worked well. Today when i open my eclipse , the ...
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Android application is not working with facebook authentication [on hold]

I created the game app using cord-ova/phone-gap,i already built this app and this runs perfectly fine in emulator but when i testing it on real device (now i am using the Samsung android mobile for ...
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PCD ADR1105 android Phone

i have an android model: ADR1105. Since yesterday it's freezing, and my screen is unfunctional until now. i have reset it recently, but now i can turn it on but it's screen (Touch screen) remain ...
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phone makes sound when waving credit card near it

I have a Samsung galaxy s and the phone was in my pocket. I forgot that my credit card was also in the same pocket and just out of nowhere my phone played the notification sound so I pulled it out of ...
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Simplest way to transfer files from PC to Android device (wireless)

What's the simplest way to transfer files (often around 100 MB) from PC to Android device, with wireless connexion ? Should I use an application for this? Remark 1 : I want to set "wifi=off" after ...
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Comprehensive list of Android apps that detect and don't work with rooted phones

I've been trying to determine if there is a comprehensive list of Android apps that have root detection built in and do not run if root is detected. Examples would be Good for Enterprise, Fox Digital ...
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Rotate bitmap dynamically using single touch gesture [on hold]

I want to know about How to rotate the bitmap image with single touch gestures.kindly help and suggest some solutions. I done scaling the bitmap with the help of ...
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Why can't I download apps on my android phone?

I have a Huawei ascend y300 4.1 android jelly bean .Every time I try downloading apps from google play it says "Couldn't install on USB storage or SD Card" I try deleting apps I don't use for memory ...
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are there any Android empire management games without microtransactions or cow clicking (free or paid)? [on hold]

I quite enjoy the city/empire building genre, but I can't help but notice that there don't appear to be any apps of this style which are either completely free, with no in-app purchases, or have a 1 ...
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Selecting a platform in Android NDK [on hold]

Among the platforms available in Android NDK, e,g. android-3, android-17, android-19 etc, how do I select a specific one while building the application?
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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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Working with two fragments, getting error: Content has view with id attribute 'android.R.id.list' that is not a ListView class [migrated]

I'm writing a little application, with two fragments (one Fragment and one ListFragment) and two layouts (one of them is in one of the fragments). The First fragment is: <ListView ...
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App/shortcut to quickly change screen lock type?

Two scenarios: I'm at a "trusted" place, and don't want to enter unlock password/pattern all the time I'm at an "untrusted" place and want my phone to be password/pattern screen locked is there ...
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How do multithreaded applications work on single core CPU devices? [on hold]

I am creating an application that records audio and updates a graph at the same time, requiring two separate threads to be in use at the same time. If this application is in use on a single core ...
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Update map location dynamically [closed]

I am using android google map V2 to show google map in my app. There is an EditText for Address Field. What i want? if user enters its address to Text field map automatically locate this address. ...
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Wfi File Transfer [closed]

Any one can provide the source code for wireless peer to peer file transfer.I have developed one but it is not working.so provide me any link so that i can develop my application.
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sony xperia c space related issue while downloading large size game [closed]

i have xperia c and it was written in spec tht it hv 6 gb internal storage bt for app it is given only 0.98gb so can i install games like fifa and all in my phone if i chnge the default storage to sd ...
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Bulk uninstall applications

I like to try out lots of apps. Often a site like Lifehacker or Droidlife will feature several that are similar in functionality and I will install them all in order to compare features. That leaves ...
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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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Autodownload apps that installed on another tablet?

Is there a solution without any extra app or software for the following: I have here an old Acer A510 Tablet with my account, also a new Xperia Z2 Tablet - I would like to force the play store on the ...
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My apps don't have access to my mobile internet

I have a very weird problem with my phone. I don't have mobile internet on any of my apps, but I can surf the internet with no problem when I am using my browser. I think it is good to mention that I ...
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Phone storage not mounted , after using USB storage shows “Application not installed”

Earlier when I used to connect my phone (A jelly bean 4.2.2) to my computer (OS: Ubuntu 12.04) both my memory card and phone storage gets mounted automatically, but recently only my memory card gets ...
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Where can find older versions of Apps?

Is is possible to download older versions of Android applications? Is there some kind of online archive for all versions of Android apps? Like how you can find older versions of some Windows app.
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Is there any dictionary app the can lookup for words like on iPhone?

I just moved from iPhone to Android and I am looking for a way to lookup words by highlighting and choose define like in image below. Is it possible to do this on Android? If so, how to do that?
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Is there an app to use PNG for the FFC?

This is semi-related to a previous question and I have a new theory I want to test. I am looking for a camera app that will store it's images in PNG format (what screenshots are stored in) instead of ...
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Text messaging application disappeared

I have Samsung S Duos Ice cream Sand witch(4.1.2) loaded in it.I can't see my Text messaging app and also the icon in my phone for past two days.I am unable to get new messages also.I did not hide the ...
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How to buy an app for a friend?

I would like to buy a game (well several copies of it really) for some of my friends for Christmas. Is there any way to do this? Would I have to rely on the publisher, or is there some way to "gift" ...
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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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Smartphone App running on Tablet

We recently bought an Android Shopping App for Smartphones (supporting 2.2 to current version). Sadly, the app ist not available for tablets. Is it just a button in the IDE to create a tablet version ...
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Reason for process stopped unexpectedly?

What is the reason for the process stopped unexpectedly error? Is it based on that particular android app or the android os or a particular android device? Example: I installed smash hit on my ...
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Create a SMS Template

Here is the thing. I would like to send specific sms with specific pattern to specific number. Is there some application which allows me to create such a template. for example : I Woud like to write ...
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How to get specific contact's “+1” Play Store applications list?

I would like to get list of "+1" Play Store applications of specific contacts. Are there any ways to do this?
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App to sync with IMAP notes

I'm looking for a notes app that will sync with IMAP notes folder. On my Macbook pro, the notes app creates a folder on my webmail called Notes, and uses this as the location for any notes I create in ...
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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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Unknown error during application install “-24” [duplicate]

I did a factory reset and flashed a custom ROM recently. Afterwards I tried to restore some apps I had backed up with ROM toolbox pro. Some of the restores were successful, others not, without a ...
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WANTED: Download Archive of Old Google Apps (APKs) for G1 (1.6 Donut)

Are old APKs for Google Android apps available for download from some official or trusted source? I just reset my G1, and would like to reinstall some of the (older) Google apps that don't appear to ...
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samsung galaxy tab gt-p 1000 wifi icon trouble

My samsung galaxy tab gt-p 1000 is working fine. Previously the wifi icon on the top of the screen used to be a dot alongwith 4 semicircles of 60 degrees. Since last 3 days this icon has disappeared ...
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How to track links that certain app accesses?

I always get concerned about backing up data that is relatively large, for the sake of bandwidth, which is kind of expensive in my area, really expensive. For example, when I installed "Google ...
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Batch-moving all installed applications to home screens

Is it possible to batch-move all of my installed applications to the home screens (there will be many)? I would like to rearrange all of them and having them on the screens already would help. If ...
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How do I get rid of the N symbol on my lg optimus in the notificaton bar?

It just popped up and I'm not sure how to get rid of it or what it even means. I tried to unable it by using in instructions that was for a Sprint LG phone but it didn't work.
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DLNA server that handle subtitles

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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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 automatic date and time works in android

I have to know the working way of use network-provided time in android. Because, without internet connection android getting correct time and date. How it is possible?. By using network provider means ...
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Non native alarm clock app able to turn on the phone

The native alarm app of the phone (VIVO s7i, a Chinese brand) can turn the phone on to play the alarm. I'm looking for an alternative third-party alarm app. I have downloaded several apps, but they ...
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Samsung G S3 Mini: UK Apps 'not available in your country'?: in UK, with new UK phone from UK provider!

Just got my new Samsung Galaxy s3 mini, from t-mobile UK. Trying to download UK apps (e.g. BBC News) from Google Play, but getting the "app not available in your country" messages.... Am in the UK, ...