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Mint app constantly asking for password

Even after entering the password, a screen comes up every few days asking it to be re-entered. How can this be muted?
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Storage problem?

I'm having a weird issue. I'm using a Sony Xperia Z1s running lollipop. I noticed a few days ago that Spotify was giving me a notification that says "No Storage Area Found. Check the device storage ...
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Why apps move from SD card to phone memory after upgrade and how to avoid it?

After upgrade of any app - apps move back from SD Card to phone memory. After that, to save phone memory, I have to move upgraded app back to SD card. Is any possibility to avoid this because it is ...
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Is 2 GB RAM not enough to use Android Studio? [closed]

I'm new to Android Development, and I have a Macbook Air with only 2 GB Memory and 1.6 GHz Processor. Currently, whenever I open Android Studio-and especially when I use the emulator- my computer ...
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Can't install Aptoide

I'm having this problem since I was trying to upgrade Aptoide from 6.5.X to 7.X. I was trying to upgrade Aptoide from inside Aptoide: Installation failed. I was trying to adb install or pm install ...
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How to provision an Android phone automatically?

tl;dr: How can I write a short declarative description of the state I want my phone to be in, and then apply it to a phone? After a factory reset or hardware change it's always a pain to get my phone ...
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When a phone established communication with other phone? [closed]

Android OS, I want know when the phone established communication with the other phone or known when the phone starts ringing(roaming service)? Asking again I want to make an app to set ...
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Does using Android Instant Apps count as installation on Play store?

As I saw yesterday, Google I/O 2016 Keynotes with awesome release of many new features. One of the best feature which I like most as an Android Developer that is Android Instant Apps. The new ...
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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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Why android app shows ads but not earns money in admob account? [closed]

I had an android app called Videos Downloader the app that downloads videos from 1. Facebook 2. Instagram 3. Twitter 4. Vine.co 5. Tumblr 6. Vimeo The problem is this app shows ads but i was not ...
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PLEASE HELP DONT RUN THE APP XmlPullParser [closed]

THOSE ARE ERRORS 5-18 23:50:15.446 24154-24154/com.latinhertz.guiadepeliculas E/AndroidRuntime: FATAL EXCEPTION: main ...
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How to prevent uninstalling of apps? [duplicate]

I have LG L90 D410 smartphone. I have various apps and games in my phone. But whenever I give my phone to my child, he either unintentionally or accidentally deletes all the installed stuffs just by ...
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Storing things on the SD card

I have successfully moved the Facebook app like 10 times from device storage to SD card (and the same is true for some other apps), but a few days later I try to install something and I get ...
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Tracking Android phone usage

My wife thinks I spend too much time on my smartphone, but I believe she spends more time than me on hers. Is there a way to monitor and provide statistics on our phone usage, so we can objectively ...
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What is Gapps (Google Apps)?

I have some questions regarding Gapps: What is Gapps? Is it a custom ROM? Do I have to install it on my Android 4.4 device?
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How to remove “Recent apps” when pressing Home?

When pressing "Home" button on my Samsung Galaxy Core Plus (Android 4.2.2, not rooted), I always get this "Recent apps" view, which I don't want. How to have the real home instead (i.e. desktop with ...
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Disable all software installation

Is there a way to block (by a password/PIN code or what else) all kinds of software installation on an Android tablet/smart phone? I understand it is possible to block by a PIN code Market app ...
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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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'My Files' Application Not Appearing

After updating to Android 5.0, I can no longer find the 'My Files' application. Has this feature been disabled? If not, where is this now located?
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My Files app is missing [duplicate]

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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Android Internal Apps Gone

I deleted all my Samsung Galaxy Core Primes Internal APK Files and Odex. I don't know how to recover it. Please Help.
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Can I clear out broken/uninstalled apps that still show up in the app list?

I had some apps stored on my SD card that I have since wiped. The apps still show up in my app list in Settings->Manage applications. How do I refresh this list? Rebooting the phone doesn't help, and ...
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Moving Apps From Internal Storage To SD Card

I have a question. Is there a way I can transfer Internal Storage specific apps like Facebook or WhatsApp on my SD Card without rooting my phone etc. Though I would be happy if a app did the trick. ...
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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 ...
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My Galaxy S4 keeps whistling, even though I have not received a text message or voicemail.

My Galaxy S4 keeps whistling, even though I have not received a text message or voicemail. (It used to be the only time it would whistle.) It's annoying! I've tried resetting the notifications on my ...
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Perform touch on some place assistive app

I have a big tab that I read at night using one hand. The app that I use requires me to touch to the right side of the screen to turn to the next page , and the left side of the screen to the last. ...
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All apps seem to be gone

I was using my Chrome on Android 4.1.2 on Samsung Galaxy S II and phone suddenly crashed. When phone restarted it looked like all apps are gone, even Google Play. App Drawer shows only standard ...
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Sending key events to Nexus Player

May be someone can help me: I have Asus Nexus Player connected by USB cable and visible in adb; I am trying to send some strings and clicks via adb shell input text and keyevent, but Nexus does not ...
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Failed updating and uninstalling app with ADB

I installed Better Battery Stats (BBS) v2 from XDA and quickly realized that the actual required version is 2.1. So I tried to uninstall BBS via ADB but that failed because BBS is a system app. Now ...
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Huawei mobile File Transfer to my computer doesnot work

I used to transfer files but now I can't. The USB cable transfers from another Huawei, but from my Huawei mobile it doesn't. I turned debug on. Still my computer does not identify it.
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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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Play video with 2x speed in MX player kindly help

The problem is that I have to watch some MIT OCW video lectures on my mobile device and I'm using MX player to watch these videos. The catch is that I want to watch 50 minute lecture in 25-30 minute ...
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“Device Configuration” Application

There is an app titled "Device Configuration" installed on my device, which I did not install. It is 68kb and does not appear in the App Drawer, only in 'Apps'. What is this app and how did it come ...
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Use Android device as a barcode reader for PC

Is there an app that allows your Android device to act as a barcode reader, in such a way that it can send something like keyboard inputs to a computer in real-time?
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Can't authorise android device in USB debugging mode

I am trying to use a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge for debugging an android app. I've downloaded and installed the Samsung USB driver but when the device appears in android studio it says the device is ...
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What does the “Force stop” button mean?

When I go to Settings > Applications > Manage Applications > Downloaded I see an application list. If I select some applications I see button "Force stop" active, but some applications have ...
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cant get my emails over a month old even though i didnt erase them

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab A Model SM-T550 and I'm unable to see any emails older than about two months, but I did not delete the emails. How can I view my older emails?
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How to bypass Google verification for zte [duplicate]

I have a ZTE prestige and after factory reset was prompt for the original Google account synced to the phone. But I do not know it. I need to know how to bypass the Google verification apk for zte ...
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Automatically have my frequently-used apps handy

I recently wiped and re-installed my phone. In so doing, I lost my home screen layout. In any event, my layout wasn't all that great. What I'm looking for is an app/other method that would determine ...
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How to grant a permission to an app?

I have an LG G4 with Android 6.0. I installed an application for learning English. The app requires me to watch a video and then to speak. However, I'm having trouble with the latter. This is the ...
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I need to know which app to download, how do i select the right one?

I have an AT&T tablet I have inserted my sim card correctly. Now I need to know which app to get from the playstore that will give me a keypad so I can dial out and receive calls. Please help. ...
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OkCupid app: meaning of arrows next to personality traits?

What is the meaning of the arrows next to the personality traits in the OkCupid app?
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Google play error (-504) [duplicate]

Hello everyone this is my first post here I'm looming to get an answer for a rather annoying problem here. About since a week ago i have been getting this error which says "app name can't be installed ...
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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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What is the difference between .dex and .apk file?

.dex and .apk file: What are they and how do they execute ?
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Is there any way to read SAVED posts from Reddit offline?

I've tried a bunch of Reddit apps that work offline but none have the ability to read the posts under the "saved" tab from an online Reddit account offline. Any suggestions on how to accomplish this?
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Remotely remove all phone's data

I gave my phone away without removing the photos on it,now I know the gmail's account on that current phone. Is there a way to remove all the data,or at least the photos on that phone,when I have the ...
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Can not install Plants vs. Zombies 2 on AsusFonetab

I have a AsusFonetab with Android 4.3 installed and 4GB free space but when I try to install Plants vs. Zombies 2 via Google Play, it says that the app is incompatible with my device. How can I ...
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Twitter app corruption (Play Store error -504)

I was browsing on twitter yesterday when my battery died. After charging my phone It crashed whenver it tried to launch. I tried to clear all the cache data and it still crashed, so I tried to ...
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How to set SD card as default storage on Android Marshmallow?

I have a Lenovo K3 Note (K50a40) and I was running Android 5.0 Lollipop until last week. I had set the default storage as SD Card on lollipop in storage settings, but that option seems to have ...