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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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What Google Talk compatible iOS apps can I recommend to my friends? [closed]

What good Google Talk (or in general: XMPP) apps can I recommend to my non-Android friends (especially iPhone users)? I'm fed up using many different apps to chat with some of my contacts. I just ...
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Install Gingerbread Google Apps (gapps package) over ICS

I have recently flashed a custom ICS rom on my device, and then installed from zip via recovery mode the relevant gapps package for that rom (from here: ...
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Is TransLoc Running? Should I be concerned? [closed]

Over the last few days, I have gotten a system popup saying TransLoc has stopped. Normally I wouldn't care cause I know it crashed. However yesterday, I restarted my phone mid-day, and never ...
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What happens with the installed apps when you switch Google Account on a phone?

I am going to buy a new Android phone. I would like to give my current one to my wife when I do this. She already owns an Android phone so she has her own Google account. I am just wondering what ...
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Note-taking apps that have web sync and is smaller than Evernote? [closed]

I was wondering if there are any viable note-taking applications without the bloat of Evernote? I'm sure most of you will say that Evernote is the best out there but that app is huge. Around 10.5mb ...
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3answers
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Close app as opposed to letting it run in the background

I'm not sure whether this is a Galaxy Nexus question or an ICS question, but here goes: Suppose I'm using some app and then I move to the home screen, rather than shutting down, the app is left to ...
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1answer
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What is Blackmart, and is it legitimate?

I have an HTC One X. I want to install the Blackmart app, but I'm a little wary about its implications. Can it safely be installed without it messing up root security? Is it a legitimate app source?
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Why is there a blank white space under some Apps?

This seems to happen in any app that uses some kind of comment display thing. Here are some pictures. (sorry that they're not screenshots, I don't think it's possible without root) This also ...
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1answer
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List of banned market apps [closed]

I recently came across fireplace market, which hosts fired apps banned by google. However it's apparently down. I'm not really interested in the market app, I just would have liked to browse what ...
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1answer
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Where are my Apps gone? Not shown under all apps, in my phone

I have a nuumber of Android apps installed. When I use them from desktop shortcuts of phone, they work normally but in "All apps" (having up arrow symbol) section, it only shows 4 apps: Latitude, ...
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How can one access hidden apps on the Samsung Galaxy Tab2 7.0?

There are many apps loaded on the Samsung Galaxy Tab2 7.0 that do not appear on the applications icons page. Phase Beam 1.0 is an example. It is not a "Samsung App". How do we find and load these ...
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1answer
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Is there a sound picker app with file browser and audio previews?

In android (at least in Xperia) when you want change a ring-tone (SMS, call, ...) it show you a list of all available audio files in your mobile and SD memories. Choosing a ring from a list of ...
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Where did my purchased Apps go when I upgraded my Phone?

I have read through many questions here and totally understand that when you upgrade your phone your purchased apps should be accessible for reinstalling at https://play.google.com/store. I upgraded ...
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2answers
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Can I run Ubuntu desktop x86 applications On Ubuntu For Android?

This may be a fairly simple question, but I want to be sure. My guess is that it can't be done. Question 1: For example, I have an executable for Linux (no GUI , just cmd line , it just makes some ...
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1answer
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Where can I download a specific version of an app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can find older versions of Apps? I require certain versions of apps like facebook, twitter and Temple Run in order to perform research. I have already looked at ...
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1answer
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Transferring Apps from sd card to another sd card(HTC Desire HD) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upgrade / swap SD card without losing data and installed apps? I have a 2gb sd card and it's full I can't put more music,photos and videos.I will buy an 8gig sd ...
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1answer
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How often app is used? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are my most frequently used apps? Is there any app, that can tell me which applications I use most? I want to optimize my shortcuts to put most clicked icons ...
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How to uninstall an application without removing the user data?

The title says it all. Say I have an application, a game for instance. Which I wish to uninstall from my phone, and reinstall sometime in the future. However, I don't want my game save to be lost. ...
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How To Selectively Update Applications On Google Play?

I would like to know how to update manually only apps that I want and not all apps at once when every other day they get updated again. How to checkmark only specific apps I want to manually update?
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How to make run only a single application with all other application stopped?

I basically want how to stop all other applicationa when my specific apllication is running. It's like in a BITSAT exam, when we log on for the quiz we cannot access internet and we can't access any ...
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Good, free, syncable to-do/task list with priorities and categories [closed]

I'm looking for a to do list app with some specific features: Must sync to something (google, dropbox, evernote, whatever) Must be able to distinguish "do it now" vs "do it later" (and not show "do ...
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Alarm Clock Plus says wrong temperature; wrong by 20 or more degrees

I enabled the "Say time before alarm" and "say weather before alarm" features on Alarm Clock Plus, but when alarm activates the wrong temperature is being said. Not by a few degrees, but by 20 or ...
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How does an app such as “Plants vs. Zombies Great Wall Edition” get downloaded or purchased on Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some apps on the market incompatible with my device? I read that Plants vs. Zombies Great Wall Edition is available on May 18, 2012, but on an ASUS Transformer ...
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answering machine app on Galaxy Note

I want to install an answering machine app on Galaxy Note, didn't find anything interesting in Google. What do you recommend? Or is there such a feature on the phone itself, in settings or somewhere? ...
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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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Weather widget with multiple day forecasts and hourly forecasts? [closed]

I am looking for a weather widget that can display: Hourly forecasts Multiple days forecasts (at least 3). Doesn't have to be on the same widget. Could be multiple widgets of one application. ...
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Is there a way see if any of the apps on my phone have updates available?

Is there a way see if any of the apps on my phone have updates available? I occasionally get a notification that updates are available but is there a way of checking manually? If I clear the ...
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Is there an app like ROM-control for non-AOKP roms?

I found ROM-control very useful in ICS. But it can only work on AOKP roms. So is there an app can do the same job on ROMs other than AOKP?