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Call blocking with spoken message?

Does anyone know of a call blocker that will let you create a voice message for blocked calls? What I want is to block calls from hidden numbers. This is almost always salespeople so I want to just ...
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Using Raspberry Pi 2 as Android Media Player with Kodi

I was looking into the possibility of using a Raspberry Pi 2 as Kodi Media player, with some version of Android installed as the OS. - Did you have any issues installing Android or Android based OS? ...
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Screen timeout troubles

My galaxy note 4 is only staying on for about 15 seconds before timing out. And every time I try to change it a pop-up says that it is set to 15 seconds and I cannot change it. I've turned off stuff ...
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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 to have Android App track your position to display Mileage away? [on hold]

I have a App that I need it to track the Mileage away someone is. It will display the miles in a Text so it will say "5 Miles" Etc... How do I do this or how do I begin?
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Android app keeps getting deleted

My apk files are getting deleted automatically from qiezi folder after receiving them via shareit app and this is happening when I don't install them instantly Why this is happening ? Is it clean ...
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Run Windows Mobile 6 Classic Virtual Machine on Android

I have a custom application that runs on Windows Mobile 6 Classic on a Psion Teklogix Workabout Pro G1/G2/G3. I am interested in running the same application without any alteration on an android ...
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netstack: LIB_MGR - Error loading lib libdnshostprio.so [on hold]

I know there are already similar questions but I have different problem, the problems related to this error already discussed but they contain webview or webdialog, but in my code there is no webview ...
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1answer
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Porting linux application to Android [on hold]

I am trying to port a linux app written in native C over to android. I have installed Android Studio, Android SDK and Android NDK but I am having a bear of a time trying to figure out how to work with ...
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Unable to install apk files

This problem started around a couple of weeks ago when I tried updating some apps via the play store and it downloaded perfectly but the installation wouldn't progress. Nothing had changed before and ...
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No wifi, data internet, app upgrade

My samsung galaxy s3 keeps telling me my ip address isn't right. So it won't connect to wifi or data internet. It won't upgrade my play store apps or download them. I've already done a reset. What do ...
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Disabling Samsung Calendar on Galaxy S4 mini

I'm trying to disable my Samsung calendar so that I don't get two notifications of events on my Galaxy S4 mini. In settings I don't seem to have any options to change application settings.
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Can Android phones capture breath? [on hold]

Can iOS or Android phones capture breath? Can you breathe to the microphone for example and the phone recognize the intensity? Are there any relevant API or documentation I can find regarding this? ...
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Make an android app/game [on hold]

I want to learn to make an android app/game. Are there any free step by step tutorials i should follow? I've tried multiple youtube videos but they seem to teach at random.
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1answer
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Open an app on startup/after booting

I need to force a selected application to start up each time my Android-based device is (re)started. Is there anything I can use (configuration setting, external application etc.) to accomplish this ...
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There is insufficient space on the device in lenovo A3000

I have a lenovo 3000 tablet. the tablet has 16 gb of internal memory but only 11 gb can be used. I can only install applications as much as 1 gb and if i want to update the apps i face with this error ...
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Screen Recorder for jelly bean 4.2.2 [on hold]

I'm looking for an alternative of SCR screen recorder as it has been removed from Play Store. Please suggest app with same features.
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Android studio, correct location of AndroidManifest.xml file [on hold]

According the official document Every application must have an AndroidManifest.xml file (with precisely that name) in its root directory., but in my android studio project, the AndroidManifest.xml ...
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clearing junk files manually from my android storage

Previously I had installed an application for cleaning junk files from my phone. Now I am on my own. could you guys please help me in finding out the junk files and getting rid of them manually. coz ...
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how to fix resource error in android while installing a game

Android: 4.3 Jellybean Whenever I install a game with an obb file in memory card, it says download failed because the resources could not be found, but that doesn't happen when I copy the obb file to ...
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How to change SMSC for android phones

I want to know how SMSC is changed manually. One way is to go to Menu->Messaging App-> Setting->Change the SMSC. If i want to use Google Hangout then how will i do this ?
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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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Why do I see adverts after closing WhatsApp?

Every time I close WhatsApp I get some sort of an advertisement. According to their site they don't advertise, but I see adverts like this after closing the app: Click image for larger version I ...
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Android x86 : App stopped working error

I have downloaded and installed android OS (4.4 kitkat) on my pc from android-x86. The installation was successfully and it worked smoothly. I tried opening gallery and it says unfortunately gallery ...
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What is the pathname to my application executable? [on hold]

I wish to get the pathname for an application I am creating and have installed via Eclipse and ADB. My application is installed as I see an icon that I can invoke to launch successfully my ...
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Moving installation location on non rooted Android 5 Lollipop device

I have a Moto G (2nd generation) with Android 5.02 on it. Internal SD card is about 8Gb and I have an external SD card with 16Gb free space. Moving application to SDCARD from the application's menu ...
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Google Play insufficient space error

I am using RED MI Note. All my applications are installed in internal storage. I have 2GB of space available in internal device. But when i try to install Any.do and Greenify I am getting error ...
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How to stop the LG phone launching preset applications when the phone is locked and inside your pocket?

This design concerns more LG phones, in my case it's LG G2 Mini, but it was reported also on LG D605 Optimus L9 II and probably other LG phones with the same logic. On the back of LG G2 Mini (Android ...
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get null records in Sqlite from a Json [migrated]

I am a VERY new android user. I try to save a Json object into a sqlite data base in my android. I saw the Json array ok in android log but, in my slqlite db there is no info (all null). ¿What I am ...
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want to make server to connect to android application [on hold]

i want to make Application server to get data from my android application and store it into database. so what is better method to do that? and what i should learn to to this server application. also ...
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Create directory from windows explorer

I have my phone connected to my PC using USB cable. No I can see my phone's files. I would like to create folder named tracks in directory This PC\My ...
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Android, dynamic graphs, video [on hold]

I have to do some image processing on a video taken by an android phone. I should have a screen where is the video that we are taking and at the bottom the graph that corresponds(the graph is ...
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When developing for another person, which package name is recommended an who should upload the app to the Store? [closed]

I've been searching trough several sites to find a guide of packaging naming conventions and Play Store upload process for an app that is developed for a client/company, but all guides I found seem ...
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app cannot be installed on xperia z3

I found this app : http://www.aartbik.com/MISC/android.html w(it's android chess app with the network) but it does not install : for an unknown reason the installation requires the program to be able ...
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Most popular android devices for App test lab (QA) [closed]

I'm trying to build most complete android device lab for Application testing purposes. With a team of Android Developers we creating application that will be used across the globe (we hope) so we need ...
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How to tell what app or process periodically sends SMS messages?

About a week ago I purchased a T-Mobile SIM card and activated it on a $3/mo prepaid program. This program requires you to load your account with $3 per month to keep it alive, and these include 30 ...
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Android rss app that show notification when new item is add to feed [closed]

can someone help me with an example of source code for an app that get data from an rss feed and when a new item is add to trigger the notification in android notification bar with my app icon?
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Google's personal journal?

Recently, I was wondering why there is no preloaded note-taking tool on my phone, since it was pretty standard component of PIMs for cellphones for more than 15 year now (well, that's for ...
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List of apps that can be frozen?

Is there any list of apps that come preinstalled in stock Android from Google that can safely be frozen with Titanium backup? Like Google newstand, Slides, Google Play Movies etc?
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Couldn't move app android Z740 4.1.2

I recently bought a 32GB micro sd card and at first I could move my apps to my SD but suddenly it stopped moving them and it always gives me the error of couldn't move app every single time... please ...
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can't install app, because it's not supported in my country/area [duplicate]

I recently moved to another country and i would like to install bank appliation for my bank account in this country. however Play Store says i can't do that, because it's not available in my country ...
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Telerik Calendar Control Recurring Event [closed]

I'm using telerik calendar control in android application using Xamarin.Android where i need to display events. i got stuck in recurring events. i'm following document ...
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Smart Switch between 3G and WiFi to maximize connectivity

Hi I plan to stay connected all the time by having my Android phone switch between 3G and WiFi automatically based on availability of WiFi Network. I was wondering is there an app that can do the ...
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Samsung GT7582 dous 2 [closed]

My Samsung GT7582 dous 2 phone settings had been deleted from applications arrangement.And says "unfortunately uninstalled" when click it through short cut of the phone.Please tell me how I can get it ...
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copy phone number from incoming call - forward in a message

I am a former iphone user converted to the glories of Android - running a new MotoX 2nd gen with Lolipop. One thing I could do easily in iphone was copy phone numbers and text, i cant figure out how ...
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How can I store data from my users, compute the data, and then show the results? [closed]

I'm new here, so please pardon me if I'm not doing this correctly :) I'm designing an app that collects data from users, using a form of sorts (basically just a few 'parameters') and want to perform ...
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Require password to exit app

How do I make my Android tablet ask for a password when I try to exit a specific application? There should be no way to exit the application without giving the password.
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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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Anyone have any resolutions to stop kid mode crashing now my S4 has updated to lollipop 5.0?

I use kid mode at least once a day or I used to before my phone updated to lollipop 5.0. I use an S4 and now when i open the kid mode it says I have to install the app which I have several times now. ...
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