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Can I restore an app I removed from list on my Droid Razr?

I just got a Motorola Droid Razr M. I've deleted some apps by accidentally tapping Remove From List rather than just swiping them off the screen. Is there a way to get these back?
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Specific App install from Google Play fails, where to see log?

I'm trying to re-install a paid app from the Google Play Store I had previously installed before doing a system update. The installation fails silently after downloading. (Other installs from the ...
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Using an Android device as a web server [closed]

How do I use my Android device as a web server by with an IP address and port? Just like a Wifi file transfer app in the Play Store?
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Enable notification badges on the Galaxy S III

Is there a way to enable notification badges on the Galaxy S III? For example, when I have 5 unread emails, the email app shows a red circle with a 5 in it. Can other apps that I install do this as ...
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Is it possible to do an advanced compare of two apps based on instalation history?

Is there any tool which classifies apps by their features. Something like Pandora (music genome) for apps (apps genome). For example I installed 'Chess Free' and after 3 months I installed 'Free ...
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Install applications on android market through my computer

My phone model is Xperia Neo. My computer has an internet connection but my phone doesn't. I followed following steps to install app to my mobile from computer Go the market app website. It shows my ...
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iplayer app for BBC radio programs on 2.3.5? [closed]

Are there any iplayer-like apps to listen to recorded BBC radio programs on 2.3.5?
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Full screen android clock

Is it possible to get a full screen clock for an android phone which looks something like the clock on the desktop of the computer in this link? ...
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How to update all your apps from the Android market over web?

I constantly get multiple update notifications on my Android phone. How do I go online from my computer and update all my applications to my phone?
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Same Apps for multiple tablets [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can bought android apps be shared between devices you own? I am thinking about purchasing an android tablet for each of my four young children. If I purchase an app or ...
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Spotify/pandora timer

Is there an app that is preferrably free that will shut off (not just mute the phone as I don't want Pandora sucking bandwitdh all night) that will shut off Pandora or spotify after a certain amount ...
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Is there a stopwatch app that also records time of day timestamp?

I've looked all over Google for a stopwatch app that records laps (which they all do) but also records a time of day timestamp. If it can't do the example below, at least record the initial start time ...
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What is Onetimeinitializer.apk Android application?

Anyone know purpose or any document about Onetimeinitializer.apk? It is a built-in application. I searched for a while but did not find any information about it. Does anyone have documentation for ...
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How do I get my apps from device A to automatically install on device B when I sign in to my Google account?

I have heard that it is possible for apps to be automatically synced between Android devices so that when you sign in to another Android device with your Google account, your applications will ...
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HTC HD2 Can't start certain App from SD with CyanogenMod Gingerbread 2.3.3

I've installed BOYPPC-SHIFTPDA DESIRE HD V7 & GINGER 2.3.3_V9 (NAND [DAF]Clean) on HTC HD2, everything is fine except I can't run some app (almost all app large than 1Mb) from SD (eg. Angry Birds ...
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How can I access Transport for London from my device?

How can I use TFL information on my device? Is there an application or other good way of accessing TFL? For those who don't know, TFL == Transport for London, a webpage of London public transport ...
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How can I check which applications have been granted root access?

I have an SGS i9000 with Android 2.1 and I installed a lot of applications before I fully understood what "root" was. Now I naturally want to review which applications I gave root access. How can I ...
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Apps that start on their own [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: apps automatically starting? Hello! I am using Android 2.2. I've downloaded and installed an application called Advanced Task Manager from ReChild. It always shows lots ...
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How can I open and edit large text documents on my Android device?

I have a Galaxy Tab 10.1, rooted, running Android 5.1, that I'd like to use for editing simple text files. By "text file", I mean they are plain text documents, with a .txt extension. I do not need to ...
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Why are the app labels missing in “all apps” list?

My "all apps" list doesn't show the app names and I have no idea how I turned it off. Because I'm using a theme I have a really hard time figuring out what icons belong to which apps. Screenshot ...
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How to extract ppt file from SlideShare app

I am using SlideShare to view presentation. When I use its website then i can download the .ppt files. But in android app it has given only save feature to view it offline. What if I want to ...
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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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Download offline map packages of OsmAnd Map on PC?

I need to download offline map packages that users download from OsmAnd Map application. Where can I find those packages on phone? or how can I download it online on PC? Similar to how it was ...
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How can I find out the developer of an app from its APK file?

Given only an APK file, how can I find out the developer of a non-market Android application?
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Are in-app-purchases applied after an app reinstall?

If I purchase an in-app-purchase (e.g., in-game currency or content) and I remove the app and install it later, will the in-app-purchase content still be accessible? For example: Plants VS Zombie 2 ...
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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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Stock voice recorder, camera(video recording) and alarm not working in LG L90 dual D410

I have an LG L90 dual D410 running on Kitkat 4.2. Everything was working fine and I don't remember what caused these problems to occur. May be an update? When I tried to record using the stock voice ...
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Are Bosspy and Copy10 fake/scam apps?

I want to install it on my daughters phone to monitor her activity. I've tried researching it myself and I see a lot of reviews and posts in several forums saying they are legit apps, but I suspect ...
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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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Why do applications enforce read-write and read-only permissions for other apps to use it? [closed]

While reading a book on android it tells that "Applications might also enforce their own permissions by declaring them for other applications to use.The applications can declare any number of ...
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Installing Gmail Material Design APK

I have the APK File to the pre-release of Gmail Material Design. I went to Google Play Store and uninstalled my current, up-to-date Gmail package. When I install the material design APK, it tells me ...
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Need to “gift” an app purchased in google play by issuing a refund later. How many days can I wait to refund?

I know Google play still doesn't support gifting of apps but I need to provide one of my clients a free copy. They already purchased it. I am going to refund them later, after they are done using the ...
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Tracing Android applications

I have been mucking around on my Android tablet (rk2928, Android 4.1.1) at a low level, removing and replacing ROM apps and such... aaaand now I'm getting a few applications saying "Unfortunately, ...
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Are free messaging Apps genuine? [closed]

There are lot of free messaging Apps in the App store. I would like to know whether the following two apps are genuine : way2sms and Kik And I was just wondering, how are they able develop such ...
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How can I install MySQL on my Android device(s)?

There are good and bad choices available for the design of my system and MySQL seems to be the best available. I need it to run client/server and support stored procedures & triggers and a host ...
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Proprietary software distributed along with Linux kernel

What is the licensing rationale behind distributing proprietary (copyrighted) software within a common smartphone's Android system? I mean software like device drivers (camera, GSM modules etc.) or ...
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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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Applications think that GPS is off while it is on

I have a Prestigio Multiphone 3400 with Android 4.2.2. The phone is new and not rooted. In Settings -> Personal -> Location Access, there are two checkboxes: Access to my location Wi-Fi & ...
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Locus Tweak allows Google Maps download, not OSM! [closed]

I am going to develop an app for Android, and I'm trying to understand whether it is possible to store maps for offline usage (anyway I am not sure this is a question for developers). Google Maps TOS ...
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Notification numbers for a lot of apps don't show up?

We recently switched from iPhone to Android and on both of our Samsung phones, apps that we have notifications for (Facebook, Skype, etc.) do not have a number next to the icon showing how many ...
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Is there any way to remove the 10 recipents limit from the SMS app?

Can you actually do this? I know that there are some apps where you can send SMS to a unlimited number of recipients, but I would prefer to remove the limit of the built-in SMS app. My phone is a ...
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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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Missing some of the applications while updating existing apps in my galaxy s3

While updating the existing applications like Google maps, Play Music etc from the play store in my Galaxy S3, some applications like Navigation & 2 more disappeared from my phone. why is this ...
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how to install command line programs

How to i install binaries on my non-rooted tablet i have the terminal application called Terminal IDE and i followed the instructions, i put my compiled binary in the folder local/bin/. I comiled a C ...
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Is there a lightweight way to test C code on Android?

I want to write and run small general purpose C code snippets on my Android phone. These will primarily be data structures and algorithm implementations. Is there a lightweight and quick way to do ...
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What do apps designed for small screens look like on tablets?

Do they get scaled or do they just occupy part of the screen? I mean apps that were designed for 4-5" phones running on 8-10" tablets. UPDATE: Let me give some details to better explain my question. ...
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Will a license check fail if I am in a foreign country?

I have an app that performs a license check and will not work if a check doesn't succeed within x amount of time since the last successful check. Will this license check fail if I am connected to the ...
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How to clean up related files from deleted apps?

AppCleaner will delete related files from the Mac when an application is dragged to the trash. How does one clean up remains of uninstalled apps on Android?
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Uninstalling app from specific device only

Is there a way to remove an app from only one device when using the same account over two devices? I've just got a tablet - which is currently syncing settings and downloading all the apps that I ...
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some apps, no problem loading on 2 devices. Not this one - help

I have loaded a free app (imediashare) from Amazon store onto my Kindle Fire. I want to put the same app on my Samsung phone, but when I go to the app store from the phone and try to 'buy' it, I'm ...