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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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Where does Hike or WhatsApp stores Messages?

Does anyone here knows where does Hike/WhatsApp stores Messages, i know WhatsApp's Database can be found on sdcard, but it is created every day at 4 AM, and deleted if the file is more than 7 days ...
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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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What factors should I consider for selecting a Distribution Platform? [on hold]

I am looking at various android distribution platforms. What factors should I consider while selecting them?
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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 [on hold]

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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site for apk's and installation [on hold]

I want to ask if there is some website where I can upload my apk file and than when I send link to my friend he just need to click on install button to get that application. In other words, site like ...
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WCF web Service Restlet Java generate classe [on hold]

I need to generate the class with restlet-jse-2.2.2 to cunsom the wcf web service. My code and the result see picture when I consulte the "d:\out" the directory is empty where is the ...
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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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An Application To Record Voice And Normalize After? [closed]

Is there an app for android that allows you to record your voice, and normalize the recording afterwards? I've looked at many apps in the play store: Smart Voice Recorder Skyro Voice Recorder 4+ ...
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Busybox Commands in Android Application [closed]

Does anyone know about executing busybox commands like ifconfig in an Android Application?
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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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android application to share screen among two android mobiles [closed]

I googled but didnt find any such application. can anyone please suggest android application to share screens like teamviewer for desktops
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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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How to do an application for reading contacts from the phone and display all the contacts in your app [closed]

Read contacts from phone Display all contacts in ur app Have option to add, remove, update contact from your app. This change should reflect in the original device contacts.
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send xml from adnroid to asmx web method [closed]

i use xml pull parse to parse xml but i want to send some data or variable values to my web service (webmethod) and web method insert the values in SQL server how to send data from android help...
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I see ad landing page rendering issues on some devices for my app, mostly on samsung. How should I investigate it? [closed]

So I have an app wherein ads appear at the bottom of the screen. When the ad is clicked, landing page should open in the device browser. However in some cases, it opens in the bottom area on the app ...
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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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Drop off rate between app store downloads and actually opening the app? [closed]

I know this depends on the app itself, but in general what is a ballpark estimate of the percentage of people who download an app who end up opening the app at all? Is there an industry standard for ...
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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 ...