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Want to restrict my wifi modem though andriod phone [closed]

I have a WiFi modem and i want control it using Android phone. If any system or phone wants to access the WiFi modem the corresponding machine IP address has to be entered in my phone and has to get ...
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Unable to receive msgs even when im online on Galaxy S3

When I'm online and have not manually signed out of Skype or force closed it, I cannot get messages sent by contacts online to my account. Sometimes there is a delay in message delivery and sometimes ...
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Open links in standalone dedicated application

Im not sure how to word the question exactly but I will try and describe what I mean. If im on a website, email or any app and there is a link that can be opened in a certain app, For example, ...
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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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Change desktop icon of an app (.apk file)

I have an app that I like very much, I use it everyday, but I dislike its desktop icon. How can I change the desktop icon of this app ? Should I do it directly by opening the .apk file (with which ...
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App not installed error while sideloading and Install failed UID changed via adb [Not rooted]

I am having hard time getting an app installed since none sideloading nor adb install work...since I dont have root i cant delete the app's data folder from the data/data folder.. seems delete that ...
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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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play store keep install games app into my phone

I'm using a samsung galaxy note 1, i'm having problem that everytime when i connect to my wifi or internet, it auto download some games into my phone from google play store..and all the downloaded app ...
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possibility of adding gtalk contacts to my whatsapp

Could I bring my gtalk contacts to link to my Whatsapp? (in other words Sync the two?) I don't want to run two seperate apps and wondering if there was a possibility to add these together? I will ...
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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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How to sync between PC and android by WiFi File Explorer PRO?

I bought the app because it says "In this PRO version, you can also upload, sync, delete, copy, and zip or unzip all the files on your Android phone and computer" I can download, upload, but I don't ...
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What are the advantages of Android apps being single threaded?

I read a statement on http://developer.android.com that said: When an application is launched, the system creates a thread of execution for the application, called "main." This thread is very ...
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Heartbleed check for Android App

How I can check whether a particular android app is vulnerable to heartbleed or not? I don't want to use any third party app. I have seen ...
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Use And android Phone as a PC Headset [duplicate]

Is there an app which can make an Android phone into an headset in WiFi. Like use the mic of the phone to speak on Skype, and use the Speaker Phone on skype too. I know it sound silly (why not use ...
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How does my phone start installing apps so quickly when initiated from the play on-line store?

When I go to the Google Play on-line store and install an app, how does my phone know to install it? Is it using push notifications? Quite often it happens within a few seconds so presumably it can't ...
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How to connect to multiple hosts through SSH, with the “same ip”, with “Better Terminal Emulator Pro”?

I'm trying to set up SSH connections to my home network. The application I'm using is Better Terminal Emulator Pro. But it only allows me to connect to one host with the same IP address(the external ...
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Force Calendar App to stay on current day and switch dates when the day is over

I'm using a calendar application at work to display the Conference Room status. It works just fine on the "today" view but it will not switch days. So if today is the 30th, tomorrow the tablet will ...
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How can I block all incoming connections to my phone?

Ok, so maybe I'm just a lil paranoid lately, but I'm trying to block any - and ALL - connections to my phone. PERIOD. I have the paid version of Android Firewall. If I select Black list from the drop ...
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Multitasking solutions to (not-rooted) Android OS and Apps out there?

For here i mean multitasking visually, which means the ability to see more than one Apps at a time. Other than Samsung's Multi Window, Popup Play (or by the Stick It! app), Pen Window, or the LG's ...
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Way to send all sounds that come through microphone to earbuds

Is there a way or an app to send the ambient noise picked up by the microphone on a Galaxy S4 to the headphones while using another app (say spotify) is being used? Use Case: I have some noise ...
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Application reloads from the launch activity when icon clicked in some devices?

Our application relaunches from the launch activity on some devices when the icon is clicked in the launcher, while on others it resumes its current state when clicked in launcher. The application ...
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Run any user apps in safemode?

Some Background My Note 2 has strange slow down after hours of use. After hours of usage system_server and maybe kworker use a lot of CPU, mostly during apps open and switch, it lags badly. I also ...
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App to send group MMS without reply all

I am looking for an app that can send a text to multiple recipients without them being able to respond back to all the other recipients. And also not see who else received the message. Similar to ...
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Though auto sync is turned off, Andorid 4.1.2 still auto syncs photos in Gallery

WIFI is turned off on my mobile. A. I had turned off auto sync feature as follows: Apps > Settings > Accounts & sync > Google > Auto sync is turned off for my email Apps > Settings > Accounts ...
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IRC clients with PASS support

I've been developing an IRC server which makes use of the PASS command, like this: PASS mypassword NICK mynick USER (...) However, I couldn't find any IRC client app with support with the PASS ...
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How do you restore app from trash?

Accidently dragged an app into the "trash". How do I restore it to home screen? Do not know how to retrieve the app from trash.
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Google Play, Lookout, other apps are not running after force stop

In order to save on battery, I force stopped all the running apps on my HTC One. Now, apps like Google Play Services, Lookout Security, Vaults are not running since that action. On Apps Info page ...
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Transfer file securely android to pc via LAN

I need a file transfer from android device to pc server.Both of them is in same network.First i tried file transfer via adb.But adb is not secure connection. How do i securely transfer between ...
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Google Play Store No connection

Why when I enter Google Play Store using my LG-P875 phone, it shows only "No Connection Retry"? A few days ago I was deleting some apps and other stuffs to save up my storage space, and I wonder if I ...
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How do Android reverse engineering tools extract packages/ package hierarchy present in Android apps? [closed]

I have been involved in disassembling Android apps using baksmali and dexpler. Whenever I disassemble an app, I find the packages and package hierarchy (that would have been available in development ...
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Unable to play Snapchat videos

I have a samsung galaxy ace and I am unable to view most videos on snapchat that people send to me. I and have tried to rectify the problem by downloading mx player and vlc player and updating to ...
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Run shell script in background process no matter what activity in foreground? [closed]

I have a shell script that looks does the following: # /mnt/sdcard/touch.sh sleep 10 while [ 1 ]; do input swipe 700 380 1020 600 1000 input tap 960 540 input swipe 1220 700 900 480 1000 ...
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iOS Emulator on Android [duplicate]

I am a user of the social network Snapchat and would like to be able to upload screenshots and other items from my gallery up to my story. I have noticed that users of iOS have done it and I was ...
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Is there an alternative to Adobe Voice for Android? [closed]

Adobe Voice was recently released for iPad only (at least at this time). Adobe apparently doesn't realize the shrinking market share of the iPlatform, but I digress. Does there exist an alternative ...
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Anything else works besides safestrap to install ROMs on n900a (at&t) Note 3?

Question is pretty self explanatory. Is there any other method available to bypass bootloader and install ROMs like other models? Is at&t bootloader still under lock and key?
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Avoid app to autoinstall

I have a "ZOPO ZP100" phone with Android 4.0.3. Eventually applications (Chinese) are installed without my permission. Any human action is not necessary for applications to be installed, and is quite ...
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What is YGPS and why does it have every permission that's in the book?

I have a FairPhone One. From time to time I look in the system settings and the battery usage to see what is draining the battery. I've disabled anything I don't use, including a number of builtins ...
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Network security in Android

My question is quite simple. I've been digging around in the subject for quite a while now, but I can't really get a hang of how it works. Scenario: I use Facebook on my phone to chat with some ...
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Does any app allow schedule voice record except Cinixsoft recorder?

I have installed cinixsoft. It can schedule time recording. However, it will randomly stop and then resume. For example, a 2 hour record may cut into 15 mins, 40 mins, 20 mins, 40 min etc. During ...
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how can I re-link my apps to play store?

after installing custom rom and downloading most of my apps from pc and installing them offline, my play store account is peculiar, some apps I uninstalled weeks ago but i can still see on play store ...
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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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How to automatically switch between apps and/or websites on Android?

So I'd like to turn a tablet into a calendar, alarm, weather display, and task organizer that shuffles between these every five minutes when not being used. It will be mounted on a wall or next to my ...
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Why there is a delay when I install app from play store on my pc

When I install any app from Google Play from pc, it wont install soon. I need to click 2 or 3 times install to install the app in my phone. But when I click install it will show as installed but it ...
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-24 Google Play Error on installing eBay [duplicate]

Whenever I try to install the eBay app from the play store I get a -24 error code: "unknown error when installing application". I have googled the error and I cannot find anything relating to this. ...
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Check the exact location of each other any moment of time

we have two android items one is nexus 5 phone with 3G connection with my younger brother and other one is nexus7 tablet with wi-fi only (with me) and both are in different cities.We both are ...
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In Line Runner, what does “Restoring transactions” mean?

I was wondering, when I open the Line Runner app, I get this message saying 'restoring transactions'. What is that? This also occasionally happens when pressing the play button.
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Is there a way to play music files from a specific time? (From 0:30 til the end of the track, for example.)

I have a Nexus 5 and I'm trying to find out if it is possible to play only certain sections of music files instead of the whole track. For example, if I want to skip the first 30 seconds, is there ...
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Android Can't Merge Big Files

Kindly I faced a problem when I download a HD vid from youtube using app ( tubemate ) after that download finished there is a merging file problem and error appeared ( file too large ) for merging and ...
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Voicemail app that doesn't require carrier voicemail

I'm looking for a voicemail app that will answer my phone after a configurable number of rings and route the caller to voicemail stored on the Android device. I don't have voicemail with my carrier. ...
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Recycling old android devices for home security

Has anyone seens any efforts in recycling used devices for home security? I tried (re)searching, but most the top results are apps and or professional security devices. I was browsing a thrift shop ...