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What's really 'third party applications'?

I would like to know what's really third party applications in android.While I was referring Android development it says that application layer consist of: Native apps Third party apps Applications ...
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Where are Messages and other data like Application caches or even Applications saved?

Where are the Datas like Messages or Applications exists, i have looked at many stackexchange's Android questions and found that its in data/ location, but when i tried searching for data/ but find ...
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How to Backup All of my data in Android(Jelly Bean)?

Is there any way to backup All of my data, by "All" i meaned everything, even messages, IMs(Instant Messenger)'s messages i.e hike, whatsApp etc. i need those data and have to reset/flash my device, ...
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Define Gesture ES File Explorer

I'm using Es File Explorer. This is really a powerful file manager in Android. However, there's one thing I want to ask. What is the purpose of the small spot at the center of the screen when I turn ...
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contacts phne numbers disappeared after sync to google

after sync to google all contacts that have phone number in them disapeared. I tried to enter a new contact just for a test. if I sync to google again the new entry disappears as well. how can it be ...
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Is there an application for recognition html5 sites?

maybe my request is hard to understand, but i'll try. I am looking for an application that can parse html5 sites and represents them into a human-friendly form. For example, there are some semantic ...
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Updating only new features instead of whole file [on hold]

why Google cant or won't do this? at least i know on my 4.3 device this doesnt exist. is there any reason behind this?? thanks
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play store keep install games app into my phone

I'm using a samsung galaxy note 1, i'm having problem that everytime when i connect to my wifi or internet, it auto download some games into my phone from google play store..and all the downloaded app ...
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Karate or Kungfu Game. I need its name [on hold]

Help me to know the name of an android game. Its a karate or kung-fu game where we fight with one opponent. Only swiping screen in the game. Moments and kicks are also done by swiping screen. Its a 2d ...
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Updating a large app for hours and wifi suddenly turns off, have to download it again

So im updating a large app using only wifi for like 10+ hrs and my wifi turns off and on so the loading will be gone. i have to update it again and repeat (i updated it for like many times and im ...
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Install an app on android without SD card

How can one install an app on an android with no SD card? I tried doing so with dropbox but I was unable to download the file. I'm thinking astro file manager might let me but I've been unable to ...
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call recorder for Moto G - clear opponents voice

Moto G 4G android 4.4.4 I have tried many call recorders with different settings, and in all cases my voice is clear but not the one of the opponent, the person I talk to. Any app and settings that ...
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XML Parsing Quiz App [on hold]

I've got a big problem with my first android app project... I guess, it just won't connect to the URL provided, but I dont know what's the problem... I'm trying to let user pick category, download ...
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When I turn off mode in app, it is taking me to google locations to turn off that [on hold]

I am creating the app where I am turning on the google locations while activating different modes in app. When I am turning off any such mode that turn on the google locations. It takes me to location ...
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How to save an ISO (or similar) of a whole Lexibook tablet (Android SO)? [duplicate]

A friend has 2 Lexibook android tablets (kids' tablets). One is completely clean and the other is fine. He wants his clean android to be exactly the same as his good one. How does he copy? I got ...
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Galaxy S tablet won't add app shortcuts to home screen

I have just bought my first tablet, Samsung Galaxy S. Two days after it stopped adding downloaded apps shortcuts to home screen. Apps still work, they are accessible through some digging inside tab, ...
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How to forbid my location only for Viber on my Android phone?

I want to know how can I switch off the location service ONLY for Viber on my Android phone. I know there is an option to do that on iOS, but is there any way to do it on Android phone?
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Goggle play service installation problem [duplicate]

Hello I am facing a great problem about Google play service installation. My Android device is Symphony W70 and its Version is ICS 4.0.4. I am can't install Google play service in my mobile. I ...
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How to enable double-click

Is it possible to do double-click on Android like you do on a regular computer? Some websites require double-click to operate, and I was hoping I could do the same on Android and get a computer ...
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How to remove all Google-specific apps from a rooted Android?

Some time ago I read somewhere that Chinese carriers are removing Google-specific software (Google Search, Google Play, etc) from Android devices they carry. What I wanted to know is if this is ...
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Conference Call on local network connection in android

I have implemented peer to peer call using csipsimple where I am able to call any device which is connected to local network. It works fine for me. Now i want to make a conference call where more than ...
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Pooling Fragment objects vs creating new Fragments , which one is better approach? [on hold]

Problem :- I am making a Android Setting screen like view in my app. Tapping on item on left side list opens a fragment in right side. And right side fragment can go 2-3 level deep ie creating more ...
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nvm you cant delete this [closed]

nvm you cant delete this nvm you cant delete this
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Retrieving lost SIM PIN and PUK

If the SIM and PUK are stored on the SIM card, then why can't an Android application read this information and display it to the user? Thanks.
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How to read data pertaining to running applications?

On the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean interface of my Samsung Galaxy SIII, I have noticed there seem to be various places where an application's running state is documented. I would like to know what the ...
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Bluetooth keyboard won't work on Android 4.0.4

I've just bough a rapoo e6300 Bluetooth keyboard. It paired fine (after some research) with my Nexus 4 (Android 5). Android then prompted me to create a special keyboard profile, which is otherwise ...
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Auto-sync killing battery all of a sudden on S3?

I have had my S3 for a good long while, ever since they were new with Verizon. Almost immediately, I bought an extended battery and all was good. In the last week or so, the battery has begun ...
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How to root lenovo A526 mobile

I tried to root lenovo A526 mobile using "Kingo" and "root genius". But they are unable to root this device.Thanks for helping hands.
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Unable to upload file to mediafire 2.70

I am trying to upload a .Rar file to mediafire version 2.70 from my Acer liquid z120d dualsim. I use the share with mediafire feature and it gives the popup that the file is placed in the "Upload" ...
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Google Play Language Setting

I am currently using Samsung Galaxy S2. Recently I found that there are a lot of different language application in the Google play store. I can understand both English and Chinese but It seem like I ...
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Can I use volume button as trigger in android games?

i've been thinking about this, is there an app that can configure the volume button as "controller button" or a trigger for example in xbox controller the "RT" is used as gun trigger on CoD like i ...
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Android social apps: ability to post on behalf of the user?

Ever since I purchased my Samsung Galaxy SIII, it has been displaying a notification which when clicked causes an app to be displayed asking me to log in to Facebook and then displaying the following ...
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Using the tablet for cell phone calls

My tablet is a SurfTab xiron 7.0 3G. It can take two sim-cards (dual sim-capable). I can receive voice calls over the bluetooth headphones. It does not seem to be able to alert by a ringer or flashing ...
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How to turn off multiple desktops on Android 4 (LG Optimus L9 P760)?

I would like to turn off multiple desktops that are on my Android 4 phone (LG Optimus L9 P760, if that matters). I can switch between them with touch, but I don't need that feature. And most of the ...
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Microphone in the Facebook Comments (App)

I only have noticed it today - and I'm not aware if this is a new feature. So, anyone else having this Mic in their Facebook comment section (in the Android app). I asked a few friends, and they don't ...
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Can anyone explain all these Developer Options?

I hope this is not a duplicate question. Explain these options briefly if anyone could explain - Force GPU rendering Disable non-rectangular clip ops Force 4X MSAA Disable HW overlays What are ...
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My android tablet is not working

My android tablet is displaying an error message 'Unfortunately, the process com.android.phone has stopped'. The message occurs so quickly that I am unable to touch any application.
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How could an app mess up native phone functions?

We have an Android phone, an LG E410f (if it matters). It seems that the magicJack app was causing certain native phone functions to stop working. The microphone wouldn't pick up anything, and the ...
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Is there a real “Gmail Tap” app?

Gmail Tap, one of Google's April fools, would give the phone a three-keys Morse keyboard. Is there a way to get this functionality for real, preferably for input to any fields?
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Program named -2068

I noticed in Data usage, under Wireless & Networks, an app named "-2068". Does anybody know what this is ? It does not come up when I run ps command from terminal, so the number it's not a PID. ...
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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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Will deleted apps be restored when I reset factory data?

I need to reset my phone to get it back to what it was like when I first bought it. If I reset it to factory settings, will the apps I've deleted be restored as well? If not how do I find and restore ...
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What precisely is CloudAgent process? Its files eats space like crazy

I have bunch of usual stuff going on in my phone (Samsung Grand, Android 4.1.2) like app auto-updates, Twitter, Dropbox, etc. Most of the time it's clear what the network-related settings for them are ...
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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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Why won't JRD MMITest go away?

This app (which doesn't actually appear to exist on my phone) keeps popping up randomly on my phone. Its called JRD MMITest and seems to want to test the functionality of the phone. It covers such ...
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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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How can I keep apps from moving off the home screen?

I am using Samsung tablets for workers in the field. They only need to use one app but some users keep moving it off the home screen and then they can't find it. How can I keep apps on the home ...
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Force Android to display in grayscale

Is there a way to force all of Android to display in monochrome(also known as grayscale)? I'm working with a someone who has ADHD (and I am mildly ADHD myself). The colors are too much for him/her to ...
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Why does app not show up on my device in Google Play? [closed]

Perhaps this is a programming question, not sure if this is the best community where to post this question. The manual for my Samsung Galaxy SIII does not list that the device has a pressure sensor ...
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Can my Android phone be hacked without installing permissions?

After reading this article ( Kaspersky smartphone report ) this got me wondering. Obviously if I install a dodgy app through Play Store or directly from a website, that can be dangerous, however if I ...