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Looking for an app for “boosting” dark photos [closed]

I've used an app called "color touch" for boosting dark images whilst maintaining the global contrast (similar to PhotoShop). Unfortunately this app doesn't work anymore since I flashed my Galaxy S2 ...
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When I back out of an app is it still using up my data?

When I am coming out of an app such as facebook, do I just back out of it and is it still using up my data?
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How do I run an application on my phone from my PC?

I have a phone with a touch-screen malfunction, I want to run applications on it from my computer, connected by USB. Is that possible? I've tried applications like http://mymobiler.com, but that has ...
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How to make point to point VOIP call between two Android devices? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make a point-to-point VoIP call over Wifi? I am searching for a way to make a point to point VOIP call between two Android devices without having any ...
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Closing applications [duplicate]

I guess this has to do with our habit on desktop computers where we open an application use it close the application AFAIK there's no direct way from within the application to close it. And by ...
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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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View app's full package name?

I am using Android 4.0.3 and I can no longer find package name for some app. If I recall, I used to go to Applications and has been able to see it there. So, how can I see full package name of some ...
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Do Android Default apps (phone, browser,…) support NFC?

Is there any default support on Android basic apps (phone, browser, contacts...) for NFC? Because if I want to develop for NFC, the user will need to install my NFC app. But for simple tasks that use ...
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How can I check if installed apps are latest versions?

I used to have an app on my Desire HD that I think was called Something Dog. When launched, it would list all the installed apps and whether they were the latest versions. My Desire HD crashed a ...
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How can I install an app if I have inconsistent UIDs and the market app crashes?

I am having issues with inconsistent UIDs. Trying to understand what was going on, I got the advice to install a terminal emulator. The problem is that when I go to the Market app, I receive a (very ...
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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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App site with reliable ratings + comments?

While Android Enthusiasts is nice, it's still a very small site. I need to find some applications for Android smartphones, and was wondering where people went for ratings + reliable comments from ...
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If I install something from Google Play, can I be sure it can uninstall itself?

So recently bought an Android tablet, having first had an iPhone. So with Apple's strategy, apps seem quite restricted. They can really only do a couple of minor things outside of the app (like ...
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Can I build an APK from an installed app and its data?

I would like to take an installed app, including its data, from a rooted Android device and produce from it an APK suitable for installing on a non-rooted Android device. Is this possible? Edit: ...
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searching app for learning words [closed]

I want app for learning new english words. My idea: typing new words to my database and app will give me test- one per week and give me feedback how I improve. Thx
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Does installing and re-installing my own app affect my app's rating/ranking? [closed]

I just released my first app not too long ago. To test it in the Play store, I installed my own app. After discovering some bugs, I uninstalled it, and installed the one I would code to fix from ...
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Do all apps have a demo/trial version? [closed]

Someone suggested a pay-for app in another question and when I looked it up, it seemed it didn't have any trial version that has the feature for which I'd pay. Now, I will not pay for something I ...
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How can I track my days activities on Android (Similar to Track and Share on iPhone)?

There is a app called "Track and Share" available for iPhone. This app helps us track as to how we spend our day, doing what activities and doing what category of activities. I wonder how I could ...
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Tap off raw RF data from antenna

I was wondering if it is possible to pull out the raw RF data from the antenna for use in an application. I have a device that operates as a separate entity with an an antenna feed, but I am ...
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Application doesn't get installed : insufficient storage available

I have around 50MB of internal storage left and some 1.7 GB of external storage left in my phone. But when I try to download and install any application from google android store,I get a message ...
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ad on statusbar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find out which app is putting ads in my notification bar? Sometimes I get ads on statusbar. These ads came from some free apps. I have lots of installed apps ...
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Is it possible to have multiple instances of the same app (logged in to different accounts)?

Is it possible to have multiple instances of the same app (logged in to different accounts)? Example: I want Instagram A logged in to Account A (personal), and Instagram B logged in to Account B ...
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How to reset the device information in Google Play Store?

I was using Samsung Galaxy with android, then I bought the new Motorola DROID RAZR using same SIM card. when I'm trying to download any app from Google Play Store, it still refers to my previous ...
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Video stream from Android phone to laptop over the internet

I would like to transfer a video stream coming from my Android device to a remote PC through the internet. I want to connect to the Android device from my PC to see what is showing on its camera. I ...
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Is there a way to evaluate Android apps in a browser (like Pieceable for Android)?

I have seen Pieceable which is a Website where you can upload iOS apps and then try them out directly in the browser. Is something like this also available for Android? To upload an APK File, embed ...
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How do I download app's APK file from Market to my desktop computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I download an APK file from the Play Store? Is there any working tool I could use to download app's APK file from Market to my desktop computer? I know there ...
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Moved microSD from droid to droid 4 but apps don't show

I moved my microSD card from my old moto droid to the droid 4, but I can't see any of my old SD card apps. Is it possible to import them? Neither phone has even been rooted. Thanks!
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How to preserve BTEP data when switching from Amazon App Store to Play Store?

I want to replace as many as possible of the apps that I got though the Amazon Appstore app (AAa) with apps from, say, Google's Play Store.1 Of these "Amazon-purveyed apps" the most important one (by ...
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How can I deal with unwanted system applications without rooting?

There are a lot of system apps in my mobile that I do not use, and have no intention of ever using. I know that is is possible to uninstall system apps and bloatware with root, but is it possible ...
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WANTED: Download Archive of Old Google Apps (APKs) for G1 (1.6 Donut)

Are old APKs for Google Android apps available for download from some official or trusted source? I just reset my G1, and would like to reinstall some of the (older) Google apps that don't appear to ...
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Development App with Syntax Highlighting & Auto-completion? [closed]

I have been trying many applications for development, and am trying to find a good one with Auto-completion and Syntax highlighting. I know many offer Syntax Highlighting, but I am unable to really ...
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Custom audio guide [closed]

I know a minister with a graveyard with significant historical value. He would like to create an audio-guide/map. Is there an Android application for this? Ideally, it should be: Free Have an iPhone ...
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Eclipse Android with a Real Device (Not AVD) [closed]

I've been teaching Java to two of my friends and its coming well. We're interested in Android development. Both of my friends have android devices, and slow enough computers that using the emulator ...
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How to manually update apps

I have Android 4.0 and I'm trying to figure out how to manually update all of my apps when the update notification usually at the top of the screen is NOT there. Can someone help me out?
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All communication apps show “Unfortunately, X has stopped.”?

My phone is having a weird problem, whenever I get communication from anywhere (e.g. e-mail and sms), I get greeted with "Unfortunately, X has stopped." with X representing the application that ...
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Apps I never installed appear in web store under “Other apps in my library”

TL;DR version--do you have apps in your Google Play "Other apps in my library" that you know you've never installed? In my Google Play account, under the section labeled "Other apps in my library", ...
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Package file is invalid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Package Install via Market sometimes fails and gives seemingly random error message Whenever I try and download an app from the Google Play Store, or update an existing ...
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Is there an app for Heart Rate Zone Training like in watches? [closed]

Such apps helps you to stay in your desired interval training program. Say for the first five minutes, my target heart rate zone is 100-110 and for the second five minutes would be 110-130 and so on. ...
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How to push and install APK files from a PC over Internet?

I want to push AND INSTALL apk files from PC like Play Store does (when I send install signal from web interface). How to do this? Note: The PC and Android device may not be in same Wi-Fi network. ...
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How does Android determine which apps are “social networking” apps for data usage purposes? [closed]

My phone carrier (Bell Canada) says that in addition to my maximum data limit, I have "unlimited social network" usage. I'm wondering which apps count as social networking apps? As an Android ...
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Install Android apps in Kindle fire with Jelly Bean 4.1

I upgrade my Kindle Fire with Android Jelly Bean 4.1 but i can't install some apps from Google Play site, it mentions that they are not compatible with the device, the only solution now would be ...
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How can I tell if an app can be a “link” target?

I have a couple of Bible apps on my phone. Sometimes, other apps link to a Bible verse, but they usually either embed a Bible viewer in the app or only work with a particular app. I would like to be ...
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How can I minimize Applications in Android?

In Android, is it possible to Minimize applications and continue using them again from the same point? When I press the middle button, the application closes, I see the application as "Running" in ...
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Application or software by which we can access tablet or mobile remotely over internet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any VNC solutions for an unrooted device? I am using TeamViewer and other VPN remote access software to access my laptop or PC from my Android phone. But is there any ...
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HTC Incredible 2 clearing “App Associations” on reboot - why?

My Friend has an HTC Incredible 2 that is clearing all app associations whenever the phone reboots. Does anyone know what is causing this? I couldn't find anything on google, or my phone (an HTC ...
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Where can I find out when I installed an app?

Is there a Play Store log file? Or should I be looking where apps are installed on the phone for time/date stamps?
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Deauthorize an app

I installed MightyText the other day. But I haven't used it so I uninstalled it. Then I remembered it required links to my Google account - so I went to Google Account security. But it doesn't list ...
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Application connection errors after phone reset

My phone was reset, now Wordfeud gives constant connections errors. Do I have to reset something for Wordfeud to work?
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Remotely uninstall apps?

I have tried through the Google Play store and it does not seem possible from there, but does anyone know if it is possible to remove an application remotely? In other words, if I do not have direct ...
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Remove TeleNav GPS app from myTouch 4G Slide

After accepting a system update, I found that T-Mobile installed TeleNav GPS on my phone. Tech tier support tells me there is no way to remove it since it is installed as a "system level" app or ...