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How do I move apps from my phone to tablet?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 Active. My daughter just got a Dragon Touch tablet for Christmas, but we don't have wifi. I want to move the games that I've downloaded on my phone for her onto her tablet. ...
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Is there an app to start recording video immediately?

With the default camera app, i need to start the app, then switch to video mode, then click record button. The subject of the intended video may be gone by the time i do all this. Wouldn't it be great ...
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Your phone is too slow its been shown after every few minutes

after an app has been shared from my friends mobile and when ever i try to access that app i am getting this message and after uninstalling that app also i am facing the same problem
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1answer
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How to install google play store on AOSPA 5.1 Falcon?

My moto G is rooted. I am just about to instal Paranoid Android from a zip file, but then I'll need google applications. I dont want to install a package with stuff that I dont need. I just simply ...
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I need an app for manual translation [on hold]

I want to translate texts. I need an app to help me translate on my tablet. I want to see the English text on top and type at the button. Thanks
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1answer
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Cruz T301: Where Can I Get New Apps?

I carry a Cruz Tablet (T301) with Android 2.2.1. A long time ago, when my tablet used to work remotely fine, I remember having a place to where I could obtain apps, just as long as I had internet. ...
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1answer
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Which android internet browser can download a specific file by clicking on a specific button?

I'd like to see the four different graphical altitude profiles (original, 1st, 2nd and 3rd alternative) for my specific route with my personal profile (write something in the field "Profile") on my ...
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What's the best way to go about making a game app with android studio? [on hold]

I'd like to make a game app for Android using Android studio. Should I learn java or can I get by without it? If I do learn java, will this be the only language I need to know?
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Display a video in fragment [on hold]

I've written this to see a video in an android fragment. public class Video_fragment extends Fragment{ private View rootView; @Nullable @Override public View onCreateView(LayoutInflater inflater, ...
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Using a simple Unity 3d game in an Android Studio App [on hold]

So I'm not positive that this is the right place to ask this, but I am new to Android Studio and have little experience with Unity. If I want to import a very simple game from unity to Android Studio, ...
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2answers
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Tilt left and right is not working in bluestacks

Hi I am trying to play Top free games' Bike Race game in Bluestacks software for Windows. I installed it and I started to play the game. But I am not able to tilt action for adjusting my bike. How can ...
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Deleting questions

There's no way to delete on the stack exchange app, is there?
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Is there any way to change iocipher.zip properties? [on hold]

I m working on chat application. performing package name change in app. it was successfully done but, there is one zip i.e. iocipher.zip in Lib folder. still it use old package name. does it effect ...
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1answer
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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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stream media files one device to another for hearing same media files with wireless network or bluetooth

Any methods to play the media files from another device. like streaming the video from you tube. i got a option to stream video from ...
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0answers
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appium install in ubuntu [on hold]

i have tried for appium install in ubuntu for some reference link, but that link cannot install appium in ubuntu. I have faced the error sudo not run appim reinstall/ rebuild appium. npm packages are ...
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0answers
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Why some applications can not be taken in individual countries [on hold]

I live in Montenegro, and please explain to me why a lot of applications are not allowed in my country? I have an android device is already 5-6 years and in the beginning as every amateur when you try ...
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1answer
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sch-i905 shuts off

Sch-i905 shuts off when I try to use camera and other apps. I have to plug it back into the charger to turn it back on. Does it have a virus or could a app be causing the problem. The camera worked up ...
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0answers
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ListView containing only a single item appears at the bottom [on hold]

I'm fairly new to Android and when I have a ListView containing only a single item that item appears at the bottom of the ListView. I'm assuming this is because the ListView is populated from the ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to connect desktop/laptop display with smartphone?

I have android smartphone . I have computer with Windows 7 operating system. I want to see data that I am surfing on internet in my smartphone on my computer. If I connect my smartphone with my ...
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Permanently disable app notifications (lollipop 5.0.2)

I am running lollipop 5.0.2 on a Motorola Moto G 2014. I would like to permanently disable notifications for specific apps. However, when I untick Show notifications in the settings for some apps, ...
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2answers
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Run an application in an unrooted sandbox on a rooted phone?

I have an application that refuses to start on a rooted phone. I don't want to unroot my phone just for that application; is there any way to run an application inside an unrooted sandbox from a ...
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How can I create an ISO disk image on an Android device?

How can I create an ISO disk image of a single directory or the SD Card on an Android device?
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Contacts phone numbers disappeared after sync to google

After synchronising with Google, all contacts that have phone numbers associated with them disappeared. I tried to enter a new contact just to test this. If I sync again the new entry disappears as ...
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emulator: ERROR: x86

emulator: ERROR: x86 emulation currently requires hardware acceleration! Please ensure Intel HAXM is properly installed and usable. CPU acceleration status: HAX kernel module is not installed!Am using ...
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where is the motions and gestures settings for lenovo k3 note

how to disable motions and gestures on Lenovo K3 note, need to disable pause/mute so I can play audio files. I've tried disabling the character settings but to no avail
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Why do I get a “no connection” error when trying to empty the trash on my Samsung Galaxy S5, and the trash goes right back into my inbox

Why do I get a "no connection" error when trying to empty the trash on my Samsung Galaxy S5, and then the deleted e-mails go right back into my inbox? PS. I know I have a connection. Thanks
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Correct error java code in eclipse for a android app [on hold]

I was following a tutorial on the internet, not as recent as well, but my eclipse compiler presented several errors, and in the tutorial that follow did not happen the same. I found no tutorial on the ...
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1answer
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How do you open an embedded hyperlink in a PDF on an Android device?

I have PDFs with hyperlinks (linking to other pages in the document as well as external websites) and would like to be able to use the links provided. The Adobe Reader app and other apps I've tried ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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Control a Windows download manager using an Android device

Can anyone please tell me if there's currently a way to use my Android device to get my Windows PC to download a file? For example, maybe I could use the Android "Share" functionality (with a ...
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1answer
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How to handle maps in google maps app?

I am having some trouble with some easy stuff on Google Maps and was wondering if anyone could help. I am running Google Maps on Android 4.4.2. When I click on the menu icon in the upper left and ...
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1answer
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How to run an .APK without installing it on the device with adb?

Is it possible to run an .apk on an Android device without installing the app? I can do something like this: adb install com.your.app and then: adb shell am start -n ...
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Icons for apps on the SD card don't load

I have Android tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4) I've encountered the problem with icons for apps on the SD card do not load (As shown in the screenshot for the app AC Forums) Does anyone know if ...
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retrieving and classifying Notes with time and date of creation

I wrote hundreds of messages in 'Notes' of my smartphone (the system app), and I would like to retrieve them and put them in a CSV file, (or Excel) with one column for the content of the message, and ...
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1answer
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What kind of app optimization does Ice Cream Sandwich do at the first reboot?

I received from my phone carrier, Vodafone IT, the official OTA Google update to Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 on my Nexus S. When automatically rebooting for the first time after the update, the ...
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1answer
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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 use “Sync” to transfer files?

The app "Sync" by Bittorrent claim to allow sync between devices without a cloud but when I click the "link device" on either of the two devies I'm trying to connect to the other I get a camera ...
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barchart not showing after view the fragment again [closed]

pls help, i cant show the chart when i open again the fragment using navigation drawer import java.util.ArrayList; import com.adapter.NavDrawerListAdapter; import com.draweritem.NavDrawerItem; ...
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3answers
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List all activities of an app

I have an Android phone which is not rooted. Is there any way I can obtain/export a list of all installed packages with their available activities? ADWLauncher has an activity picker in its custom ...
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How to receive data from PC to Android device using usb or bluetooth? [closed]

As per requirement we need to access data from PC to android device by using usb(without rreverse tethering) or bluetooth options , in offline mode. Please suggest the way , to integrate this within ...
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3answers
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Trying to move apps over to SD Card

What's the best way to move apps on my SD card? Do I have to root? Because It's getting really out of hand with storage. I only have 8GB on my phone. The only apps that I have installed myself is ...
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1answer
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Want to receive sms in two different phones simultaneously

The messages sent to one phone meant for it only should also be received by the other phone. What is the way out?
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3answers
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Why app updates download entire app instead of only “updates”?

I find it rather strange that for updating an app in Android (or even iOS) the entire app is downloaded instead of only the actual "Updates". The reason I find this strange is because in Windows ...
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How do I update app installed from 3rd-party with Google Play Store's version?

I want to update my WhatsApp to be able to use the calling feature. I've used a third party app to update WhatsApp till now. How do I update from Play Store, or will it only happen automatically and ...
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2answers
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Can Android 4.1 Jelly Bean open MS-office and PDF files?

I want to buy a HCL tablet that have Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. I want to know if it can open MS-office and PDF files.
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1answer
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What do the application icons in the upper-left hand side of the notification panel mean?

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII, I am used to controlling which applications are running at any given time by holding the Home hardware button and then swiping any apps I want to close from the list of ...
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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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How was Erlang, the programming language used to write Whatsapp ported to android? [closed]

Android is mostly porogrammed using java, sometimes C or C++ using the NDK, but how was "ERLANG", language used for whatsapp ported to be used for android phones?