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What is an Activity in Android? [closed]

I'm a beginner to Android Development, Can anyone please explain what is exactly an 'Activity' means in Android ? Is that similar to a 'Page' of an Android Application ?
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Google Movie Showtimes App [closed]

please help I'm looking for any application of android that receives information of this google site: https://www.google.com/movies this is the closest I found, but does not receive information ...
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What is the minimum Android API version supported by Appium? [closed]

What is the minimum Android API version supported by Appium? I am planning to deploy the Automation using the Appium.
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Live Streaming in Android Phone [closed]

I want to Streaming Live video in Android Mobile. Which Method I want to use? Now I am only know about the RED 5. Which Method used for live streaming in android?
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How to hide winrar or other apk files in general?

I have stored some important files in my android phone in rar format. I've hidden these files in .nomedea folder. I've also enabled password for these files via win rar. The problem is for opening ...
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need a platform to run programmed code independently on a single harware [closed]

can you suggest me a hardware or a platform on which,I can run a program without going on windows or other regular interfaces ..need a simple platform to directly run my program codes.
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Force application use

Is there any application that forces the user to first run a specific application for a certain period of time, before allowing the user to run any other application? We want our child to run a math ...
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Installed app got replaced with the Andy Android icon and doesn't start

Backstory: I went to pick up my phone to play Clash of Clans. The icon was the Android. When I tapped on it, it said, "app not installed". I went to the app menu and it disappeared. What causes this ...
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Cannot remove corrupted applications on Xperia

Please help me to remove this corrupt applications on my Xperia. I cannot delete it because it always says "Application not found".
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How to uninstall “not installed” apps

I just found out that some apps that I uninstall from my tablet are still listed in "all apps" section by my device, although marked as "not installed": Apps List (click image for larger variant) ...
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How to export conversations from Bluestacks to an Android?

I used to have WhatsApp on Bluestacks but now I own a cellphone and want to restore my conversations and contacts from bluestacks to my phone. How could this be done? Is it possible!? When I try to ...
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Galaxy Grand 2 connection with computer

Problem with Galaxy Grand 2 connection with computer: When I connect my phone to computer it shows (Found New Hardware - Samsung Mobile MTP Device) and nothing else happen. This message stays the same ...
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Accidentally deleted keyboard by King root

I accidentally deleted my keyboard through king root how I install keyboard which is permanent and not removed by restoring
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Unknown symbol on Samsung tablet [closed]

On my Samsung pad in the notification top row, I have a symbol that looks like a ladybug with 2 antenna, round at the ends, and faceing 3 oclock? \
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MY Android phone is being hacked or duplicated

Someone hacked my phone, or has a copied it,and is opening multiple accounts on social sites, and all kind of dating sites. My phone shows my actual internet search history, and all kinds of crap that ...
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Unknown App get installed Automatically

I have Android Kitkat 4.2.2 tablet. When I rooted it and used it for about 4-5 months I got no problem, one day automatically one app named "engrils" and such named 2-3 apps got installed as "system ...
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My IP address is wrong. How can I change it [on hold]

I live in Iowa but my IP address is from another state. Why? I would like to change it to my area.
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Setup of app in Android 6.0.1 prevented by “draw over other apps” message, how to fix?

I have the new "M" 6.0.1 OS installed on my new Nexus 5X phone (not rooted). Some apps I have installed recently prevented full installation and setup, with a popup message telling me I must first ...
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Internet is not working except Whatsapp application

In Xiaomi Mi 2 mobile, I can't connect to internet except Whatsapp application which is running smoothly. I can't open any website on any browser also Gmail and other apps are not working. This ...
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Select multiple files on Google Drive App

Is it possible to select multiple files on the Google Drive App? I tried every intuitive solution I could think of, perhaps it's possible on the Google Docs app?
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My apps don't have access to my mobile internet

I have a very weird problem with my phone. I don't have mobile internet on any of my apps, but I can surf the internet with no problem when I am using my browser. I think it is good to mention that I ...
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how to change OR Upgrade H180 to latest android

Please I ordered a phone from china to Nigeria and all the applications on it were written in chinese. Later when we tried to change the settings, we discovered that there are only two languages on it ...
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Cordova/Ionic run android not working inside of VMWare Workstation 11

I'm trying to run my ionic/cordova app on my android device from my VMWare VM. I'm using VMWare Workstation 11.1.3. I plug my Galaxy S6 into a usb 3.0 port on my laptop (all I have are usb 3.0 ports) ...
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My Files app is missing

My files app is not on my home screen and don't know how to find it because I am sure it was there and don't know how or why it disappeared so I really hope someone can help me please. Thanks Sue
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does LBE security work on android 4.3?

how do i make LBE work on and android 4.3 stock touchwiz rom? i have tried a few versions but they were in chinese. is there any working English version?
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Is there any way to stream music (stand alone) from a wifi enabled smart watch running Android wear?

I recently purchased a sony smartwatch 3 and it has wifi built-in and is running android wear 5.1.1. One of the main reasons I bought a smartwatch was to listen to music while I'm at the gym which ...
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Android Phone that keeps downloading apps without permission

Its disturbing that whenever i access the internet, apps of which some are on the playstore are able to download automatically. I have tried using antivirus, apps detectors and different android ...
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blocking permissions in android apps

i want to block (not just block, but give false info- device ID, IMEI, sim serial, etc) to my apps and to achieve this, i use xposed framework with either donkeyguard or xprivacy modules. However, due ...
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App drawer disappeared on One Plus One with Cyanogen OS

I accidentally removed my app drawer on the dock. I already tired different ways suggested on this site to get it back. But none of them worked. I am not sure if this is related to the OS version or ...
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Taking picturs of cats (app)

I am using the app Neko Atsume, but there is problems with the screen capture portion. When taking a picture using the app, all that shows is a black screen. I have tried fixing, including updating my ...
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Unfortunately WhatsApp has stopped.

So, yeah. The infamous error. I know several ways of "fix" this. But, Factory reset, erase cache, erase data has not work. When I'm trying to put my phone number for confirmation in the app, it ...
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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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Chmod failed: Operation not permitted

I tried to install an apk (from android-python27) project but during installation I get the following Error: 01-27 10:32:24.349 29806-29833/com.android.python27 D/PythonAPK: Unzip extracted ...
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Can I connect my smartphone, LG G2, to TV via USB

I have LG G2 and a TV which has a USB port. The TV can recognise when I put a flash drive into its USB port and it plays videos like a computer but I would like to ask : 1.Can I use my phone also as ...
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Android OS with VR in future [closed]

I've heard a rumor that Facebook has been working on VR and have successfully launched one product, Oculus Rift. Have any VR projects been released or announced for Android?
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Phoenix OS and gapps : strange behaviour on my nexus 10

I've just installed the latest version of Phonenix OS on my tablet Nexus 10. Since a little of space is left,I have installed the pico version,that I found here : ...
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Is it possible to change the icon of an application?

I want to change an application's icon, in other words, I want to repack an apk file with new icon, is it possible ? if yes, please tell me the way i should go on
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How to launch an app immediately after another app is closed using Tasker

I need help creating a Tasker profile that will open Aldiko Sync ONLY after I have ended the main Aldiko Premium app. So with this profile, Aldiko Sync automatically launches and does its thing ...
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How to a app to SD card?

I want to move a app to SD card from phone storage as I want some free space on phone. I tried going in app info, there is option for "move to phone storage"(not SD card)....Also when I tried that ...
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How to force android work only on web browser?

I have laptops in my office with android system. I want people in my office to use my laptops in order to use ONLY web browser. Is it possible? Like, they can not close browser and go into other apps ...
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How to modify in android to set default Apps for ever?

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime 4.4.4 rooted. Default behavior is when I open a file (PDF, DOCX, Video, etc) it asks me with what to open it with. I choose "always" every time. But once again it ...
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Unable to take screenshots, “Couldn't save screenshot, storage may be in use” error

I am just trying to take a screenshot of my starbucks rewards card, so I can print it out. Apparently a lot of apps like netflix, hulu, and starbucks recently have been restricting screenshots for ...
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How to use an older version of an application?

I was using an application. Then the multiplayer mode stopped working, so I decided to reinstall it. After I uninstalled the app, I realised that an update had been made and my Android version is too ...
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Unable to download apps: insufficient storage

My Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime sm g530h is not downloading any apps. Phone storage and SD card both total free, but it always shows this error: Error downloading there is insufficient space on the ...
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Unable to download app on tablet after it's installed on another phone

I just bought a Linx 10 tablet and ZTE phone. I got the phone first, so I downloaded lots of apps, including Camera MX. I tried to download Camera MX to Linx tablet, but it said that it is already ...
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What is a “native web app”?

I've come across the term "native web app" also known as "hybrid app". I know what "web apps" and "native apps" are, the difference being that the former are downloaded and run within a web browser ...
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Can't sideload some apps on some kernels (idlekernel, Cyanogenmod kernel)

I always wanted to use idlekernel but once I install it, the apps would disappear (also happened on Cyanogenmod kernel). Usually the apps that it doesn't want me to sideload are the ones that gets ...
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How do I drag apps from one home page to another?

I upgraded from Galaxy Mega to Galaxy S6 Edge +. In Mega, I can drag one app from one home page to another without going through the ones in between. In S6E+, it seems that I have to go through each ...
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how to fix resource error in android while installing a game

Android: 4.3 Jellybean Whenever I install a game with an obb file in memory card, it says download failed because the resources could not be found, but that doesn't happen when I copy the obb file to ...