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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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Where are the captions stored for images that are sent or recieved in WhatsApp?

When sending images in WhatsApp, there is an option to add caption to it. This caption is visible on image, at the receiving end, but when this image is copied or forwarded, only image is sent? ...
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How to get the path to a file on SD card [closed]

Im trying do encrypt/decrypt file on my android sdcard. For encrypt/decrypt i use 3DES method which code ill show you. My question is how to hard code the path to a file on sdcard which i want to ...
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First time boot [duplicate]

How can I get the first boot Android welcome screen again without doing a factory reset?
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OpenGL or libGdx [closed]

I want to create a 2d game (or an app with many animations and 2d graphical elements) in Android. I'm familiar to Java and Android app development. What are the differences? Which one is more ...
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Recommendations for Business Card software [closed]

I would like to replace my past century like paper business cards with a modern solution. SO I would appreciate recommendations for electronic business card software with the following ...
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Android Google Places Api for returning nearby restaurants to user's location not working [closed]

I've been working on an app that shows nearby restaurants, and for some reason, whenever I add in "results.clear()" to clear all the objects in the "results" array, there is always a runtime error. Im ...
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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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Why is the _id column in my sqlite database blank? [migrated]

I am making my first android project. Its purpose is currently to store times when a button is pressed, in a database. The full contents of the database are then displayed using a LoaderManager / ...
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How can I run touch screen games in non-touch Android PC?

I have installed Android ×86 KitKat a few days ago on my Lenovo G580 model-20157 PC. Everything works just fine, but when I installed a game, I could not play it since it was meant for touch screen ...
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How can i submit my app to multiple app stores simultaneously [closed]

Is there any service/website which can upload my app to multiple app stores like opera, amazon, samsung, baidu, yandex etc i did some searching and found codengo which is expensive and inmobi which ...
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How do I get list of all application packages together with their activity label from adb shell?

Sometimes I have a trouble matching application's package name in /data/data/ or /data/app/*.apk with the user-friendly activity label I see in GUI. How do I list application packages together with ...
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In Need Of Help [closed]

I need some help ! I am working with a customer who has spent lots of money on a game. His wife cannot find out about the large amount of money he has spent on it. If anyone knows of a way to delete ...
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Android not writing files in sd card

I am not getting why inspite of having a 16 GB SD card in my android the apps from play store are not getting directly stored in SD card by default. Due to this its becoming hard for me to use the ...
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McAfee Free Antivirus won't update from Play Store returning error -505

I am putting McAfee in System/app directory to prevent standard users from uninstalling it. Once I try to update the package from Play Store, the download progress reaches 100% and when it tries to ...
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Is it possible to connect desktop/laptop display with smartphone?

I have android smartphone . I have computer with Windows 7 operating system. I want to see data that I am surfing on internet in my smartphone on my computer. If I connect my smartphone with my ...
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Add an app to the Google Playstore installed list

I have recently have had to flash my GApps package on Cyanogen. As a result all the application that were previously listed in the installed apps section are no longer present any more. Is there any ...
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What's this logkit, and why is it taking screenshots?

I'm using android 4.0.4. I suddenly saw this notification in my notification pane: This has happened a few times already. Tapping on the notification removes it immediately. The screenshot is ...
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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 to cancel sent invitation on LinkedIn via Android app?

Is it possible to cancel a sent invitation on LinkedIn via the Android app? It can be done through the website.
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Port System Apps

I really like Samsung Stock Music Player . but my Galaxy A300H doesnt have Stock Music Player. I just download A300FU (Lte ver) Firmware to take the Samsung music player to my Galaxy A3 . install in ...
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Installing File Explorer on Droid 2

I have a Droid 2 (very old, model from 4-5 yrs ago). My phone is stuck on airplane mode and I am unable to turn airplane mode off. I found a way to fix it that looks very promising. ...
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Tilt left and right is not working in bluestacks

Hi I am trying to play Top free games' Bike Race game in Bluestacks software for Windows. I installed it and I started to play the game. But I am not able to tilt action for adjusting my bike. How can ...
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“insufficient storage” though nothing is installed

I can't download any apps onto my android tablet. I have put it back to factory settings and it has nothing saved on it at all and is still telling me I have insufficient storage. I can't even install ...
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How to add or edit “Me” contact of Samsung galaxy Mega 2 [closed]

i have problem in Samsung Galaxy Mega 2.just i delete Me contact at that time this contact not work in my mobile. plz sent me the best answer.
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How to scrape data from Android apps? [closed]

How could you scrape data from an Android app (one without an available API)? There are some apps that contain personal data I've entered that I'd like to be able to hook into and extract (rather ...
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Droid Maxx GPS is always on

When I first got the phone the gps icon in the notification bar would only come on when I opened an app that was using gps (like weather and gas buddy or maps).. I recently restored my phone to get ...
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How to make phone play a custom sound after pressing physical button?

I have LG G2 Mini with Lollipop. In Settings there is an option that allows the phone to quickly launch apps at the locked screen. So when you press and hold volume down it can open the Camera, and ...
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Why are Clean Master, Daily Racing, DU Booster, MP3 Downloader, SnapTube and TouchPal installing themselves?

One day I found myself having some weird apps in my phone I didn't remember installing. After uninstalling them, they appeared again after after some time. These apps are: Clean Master Daily Racing ...
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How could i get all the data from an application out?

I have an application that stores it's data in itself, i guess it's because they have to protect the books (Safari Queue), i've downloaded a lot of my queued books, maybe GB's and i have to restore ...
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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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Notifications appearing even if they have been viewed

I just switched to my first Android phone (been an iPhone user until now), running Lollipop 5.0 on a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, and I am having a strange issue. If I receive messages on Facebook ...
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Android Application Run In Background But User Don't Know About That [closed]

i want to install application in background. just click on link of google play store and install application in background . user dont know application is installing.
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My phone keeps turning on wifi and data connection automatically

My HTC 310 model automatically keeps turning on wifi and data connection all the time no matter how many times I turn it off. I even factory reset the phone considering that some apps could be the ...
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Why have my shortcuts and apps disappeared?

I have a Huawei u8687 and I have downloaded a couple of apps. Now the shortcuts are gone from the home screen and the apps are not in the apps list. When i went to the Google play store to reinstall ...
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Removing ads on apps that don't have ad-free version (e.g. Angry Bird)

My disabled child likes this game very much. But he can't handle the advertisement. It is just too much for him. I would like to get Angry Birds ad-free. I would pay for it, but there's no ad-free ...
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My android tablet is not working

My android tablet is displaying an error message 'Unfortunately, the process com.android.phone has stopped'. The message occurs so quickly that I am unable to touch any application.
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Show app above the lockscreen (i.e. Google Maps)

i have a pattern lockscreen enabled. Now i have an app which plays audio files, but if you want to skip or pause the track, you have to unlock your phone. So i want that my desired app is above the ...
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Is there a service that rates app security/permissions?

Is there a service/company/app that vets Android apps and reports on their "trustworthiness"? I recently moved from Blackberry to a Galaxy S2 which does not have an LED indicator light. I searched ...
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How can I find a lost phone or help people return it?

I'm looking for an app like Where's My Droid to help locate a lost device. Ideally I'm hoping there is one that might have two specific features: The ability to display a message to the screen to ...
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All browsers are failing to open any web pages

I have a Galaxy S5 with Android 5.1.1. My phone is rooted, and has been working fine since I updated about a month ago. Within the last few days, I have been having this issue, and I don't know what ...
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Tablet restarts after entering a game

So my tablet Tesla TTL7 has this problem where when I enter a game or app, it restarts on its own. No other threads have my problem, so I had to make a new one. Anyone had this before?
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How to find app based on package name?

I've installed a malicious app that is posting ads over my notification bar, but can't find it. I know the java package name for it: com.letang.game103.en using the command: adb shell dumpsys ...
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Root Access to avast moble

How do you grant root access to an anti virus program manually on a Samsung tablet.Because I want to enable a firewall to be more safe
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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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Looking for info on Galaxy S4 accelerometers

I have been playing with a vibrometer app from "Smart Tools" on my Samsung Galaxy S4 Model SCH-i545. It uses the accelerometers in the phone, not the microphone I would like to know how well this ...
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How to extract ppt file from SlideShare app

I am using SlideShare to view presentation. When I use its website then i can download the .ppt files. But in android app it has given only save feature to view it offline. What if I want to ...
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How can I highlight clipped web pages in Evernote?

So Evernote can clips pages now but how do I highlight sentences or words? I can't find it. I have Skitch installed and linked but when I open a clipped webpage I don't see any "highlight" buttons ...
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Change language and remove chinese apps on Lenovo A820

I am not sure if it is the right place to ask, so sorry if I am wrong. I received a Lenovo A820 bought in China. I would need to put it in English, and remove Chinese apps. Can I do that directly with ...
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Is it possible to order 2 Ubers at the same time? [closed]

Using the Uber Android application, is it possible to book 2 Uber drivers at the same time?