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Kiosk Options with Device Management

I run a very simple web-based online ordering platform for a few local restaurant clients. Currently my clients are receiving orders by fax and unreliable GPRS printers. I'd like to take my game to ...
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How can I track app usage?

Is there a way to show usage stats for installed applications on my Android phone? I'd like to know how much I use my apps and if there are any I can get rid of (because I don't use them).
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How to stop the LG phone launching preset applications when the phone is locked and inside your pocket?

This design concerns more LG phones, in my case it's LG G2 Mini, but it was reported also on LG D605 Optimus L9 II and probably other LG phones with the same logic. On the back of LG G2 Mini (Android ...
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How some online android applications servers check their app authenticity?

There are some online apps to which if a user modifies it servers ban that user from using it unless that user creates a new account on that application again. How servers come to know that their app ...
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Application for having multiple contacts on a single contact

I would like to know if there is an application that can link multiple contacts to a single contact.I'm looking for an application that can add multiple contacts to a single user so we can add a user'...
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Find what app is causing popups, NOT in notification bar

I am getting these popups regularly. They do not appear in the notification center so I can't find out what app is causing them. The only app I can think of that I have installed recently, I have ...
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Rooted phone Samsung galaxy s5 (6.0sdk) , give root permission for specific app

i sucessfully rooted my phone , I am also using superuser (grants root permissions to some apps), and it worked. There was mostly when needed always an popup with grant root access etc. But my ...
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How to Force Stop multiple apps at once?

My HTC One X+ with Android 4.2.2 suffers a lag pretty often and I don't like that. Sometimes I cannot even unlock the phone because screen doesn't come up. I noticed that when I force stops all other ...
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Is there a way to move unmovable apps to the SD card in Android 6.0?

I recently updated to Android 6.0 and made my new 64GB SD card as adoptable storage. Unfortunately, as per here: Apps can be placed on adopted storage media only when the developer has indicated ...
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Contacts phone numbers disappeared after sync to google

After synchronising with Google, all contacts that have phone numbers associated with them disappeared. I tried to enter a new contact just to test this. If I sync again the new entry disappears as ...
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Is it necessary to update android apps

Recently i got a new android smartphone and i want know if its necessary to update android apps frequently.The reason for asking this is 1)does updates for android apps reduce the battery usage? 2)...
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How to Forget All App Passwords

I haven't been able to find any sort of app or topic on here which allows a device to stop remembering passwords for apps, such as Facebook, Snapchat, Reddit, etc. I have strong passwords, and I ...
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App not installed for this user

I see App in my Apps section of settings which says App not installed for this user. It's completely greyed out and I cannot uninstall it. When I install the same from play store it says incompatible ...
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Anti-theft application [duplicate]

So yesterday my cellphone was stolen so from now on i would like to be protected. Are there any tracking apps that won't get unistalled when the thief hard resets the phone?
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How to install game resources without Wi-Fi?

I am trying to install Fifa 14 from my PC because I don't have Wi-Fi to download it. I recently got a new 16GB SD card, formatted it, created /Android/obb folder and put the cache files therein. I ...
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App closes when clicking google accounts

I downloaded Pokemon Go 2 days ago and was playing it without any problem. But i rooted my Galaxy Grand 2 today to use in-app purchase hack but since then i am unable to login into it. whenever i ...
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Editing Outlook recurring calendar events [closed]

I'm looking for calendar app that allows editing recurring calendar events for Outlook calendar. Unfortunately, Microsoft Outlook still does not support it. Is there any app I could use?
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How To Get Files app

I do not have a "MyFiles" or "Files" app on my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 smartphone. How do I find this app? I have tried sobbing into my handkerchief. I have tried looking in the index.
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Is it possible to apply Mac based filtering in android hotpost/tethering

Is it possible in android to apply mac based filtering when we share our mobile network via wifi hotpost. Is it possible to implement it using WifiP2pManger class or any other medium in android ??
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Is it possible to run an app directly from a USB flash drive (OTG)?

I'm almost giving up on this, can anyone help me? I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 which means that I can't get an external sd card mounted to my phone. So I bought an OTG flash drive with the hope that I ...
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Can I have horizontal scrolling in the installed application on the Sense 5.5?

I have an HTC One with Sense 5.5 installed. In Sense 5.5 the installed application menu have a vertical scrolling. I'd prefer to have horizontal scrolling. Can I change this setting in some way?
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Is it possible to initiate an app using Airwatch?

This should be a very simple question, but I cannot find any documentation on this anywhere... Basically, I have a service that needs to be installed and running on every phone using Airwatch. ...
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Android File Transfer not working?

I have a mac, and I want to delete all the music on my phone and replace it with all the music on itunes in my mac. I've done this before, but it is not working. For some reason, my music is not in ...
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Windows phone, Android OS [duplicate]

I made the mistake of getting a windows phone because the price was enticing. I want to run android O.S. if at all possible, being a working full time school full time person I'm looking to save money....
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Is it possible to run Android applications on (normal) Linux?

Since Android is a forked Linux kernel plus software stack I am wondering whether there are any projects or ideas regarding creating a version of Android that can be added to a Linux system to allow a ...
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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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How can I start Airdroid remotely?

My screen is broken, and I'm unable to start Airdroid (local connection mode). Is there a way to start it from the computer? I know that the phone has wifi on, I can see it when I scan my network.
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How can an app could know your android device? [closed]

Some app account is tied to my phone even after reinstall or change my google account on my phone. Why this app could know my phone?
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App <X> isn't working correctly. How can I fix it?

I have an application that isn't working correctly. Either it's not launching, or not responding to commands, or some of the functionality isn't doing what I expect. What are some simple steps I can ...
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What are my most frequently used apps?

As I want to optimize my workflow, how do I determine my most frequently used apps?, so I can put them on start screen. Of course I guess the 3-5 most frequently used apps by myself, but as there ...
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Why is some application not supported by device with Intel processor

Pokemon Go is releasing today but sadly I saw somewhere in the Internet stating that Niantic has claimed that the app is not supported by devices with intel processor (in my case asus zenfone 5). So I ...
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Seeing how long an app was used over the life of the device

I was wondering if there's any way to tell how long a specific app was used over the lifetime of a device? Just to clarify, I'm not looking to be able to track how long it's used from here on in (...
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Why are apps not loading anything after a while of use (Nexus 5 | 16GB)?

Well the title says it. It happens to most apps that need an internet connection. (Instagram, Youtube, Play Store, Whatsapp etc.) The browser works fine though. But for example when I'm looking at my ...
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cant download ANYTHING on My LG G2 anymore

My phone went in for repairs and since then I am unable to update or re-install whatsapp or chrome. I go to google play store to download whatsapp but when I click the install button nothing happens, ...
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Can system apps be enabled/disabled directly from the filesystem?

System apps can be disabled by using pm disable [appname] and re-enabled in the same fashion. But is there a way to accomplish the same thing by editing some file(s?) somewhere? Context: My Android-...
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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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Is there an app on Android that won't allow me to turn off the phone? [closed]

I have an alarm app that can be stopped only by turning off the phone. The problem is that I don't want this option ("to turn off the phone") because it's too tempting for me... So I was wondering if ...
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Use google translator in snapchat

Hello guys I'm sorry if I'm posting the question on the wrong forum but I needed to know to know that is there a way that I can use google translator in snapchat. Like if I recieve a message in let's ...
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error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported when I try to run curl on android 5.1

I'm trying to run curl on android 5.1,but this error doesn't help : root@manta:/root/home/curl/data/local/bin # ./curl error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported. I've got the ...
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How can I view only one star ratings in Google Play Store?

I find it quite annoying that there is no easy way to sort the reviews of an Android app: - neither can I search for certain keywords that may appear in a review. - nor can I change the sort order, i....
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How do you open an embedded hyperlink in a PDF on an Android device?

I have PDFs with hyperlinks (linking to other pages in the document as well as external websites) and would like to be able to use the links provided. The Adobe Reader app and other apps I've tried (...
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Clear app data and maintain logins

As the title says, is there a way to clear all the data of a specific app leaving untouched it's login, settings and other personal information ? There are tons of garbage files that a cache cleaning ...
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Which apps cannot be disabled (without root)?

I need to know more about disabling built-in apps. Some apps can be disabled, but there are some which has "disable" button disabled. Is there any way how to find out which apps cannot be disabled? (...
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When I uninstall updates of system apps is it persistent?

I don't want some apps updated (especially some of built-in apps). If I uninstall updates in settings is it for good or only to next phone restart? (I want to have auto updating in google play ...
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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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what to do if my all google apps are not working properly

I need a serious advice from android experts. When I was managing my apps space in my android phone, I accidentally crashed all inbuilt google apps like google account manager, google play services ...
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Move apps to internal SD card

My phone has 3 storage spaces available: Internal storage - Internal storage for the OS and non-movable apps (1GB) Phone storage - Integrated SD card (~1GB) SD card - Removable SD card When I got ...
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Can Not install Android Wear App

I have been attempting to find compatible apps that are intended only to work on Android Phones and Install them on the android wear device. I recently Have came across a Moto 360 2nd Gen. and a ...
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How can I tell if someone is getting into my device remotely

I think someone is spying on me. How can I tell if someone read my messages for pink my phone calls or downloading pictures to their equipment or from cuz I have Android IP address pop up on my Google ...
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How do I share apps between users in Android 4.4 KitKat?

My kids received the second-generation Nexus 7 tablet as a gift. I'd like to be able to purchase apps from one account and share them between the various users on the tablet. Some articles about the ...