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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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Unable to delete a file in /data/data with root permissions

I own a Moto G which is in 5.0.2 with KK bootloader. An app created a folder in /data/data which sustains in the memory even after uninstallation of the app. I couldn't remove the folder in any way. ...
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Block Launcher only shows white screen

I installed block launcher hoping to test my modpe script. But block launcher only shows a white screen. And in the recent apps list it only shows app thumbnail. Not even the app icon. Tried ...
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What are some apps for rooted phone? [duplicate]

I have rooted my sony xperia Z a few days ago.But I want to use some rooted app for my phone that makes my phone more interesting? Can anyone help me?
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Economist app stuck with old issues

This has happened to me repeatedly with the Economist app on Android. Basically the app usually automatically downloads the weekly issue by push notification, but sometimes it simply doesn't do that. ...
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Porting newest Dolby Atmos help. [on hold]

So I'm currently porting the newest Dolby Atmos. I've successfully merged the dolby_ds1.jar and dolby_ds2.jar to the Ds.apk and DsUI.apk by merging the smali into both apks. I changed the namespace ...
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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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I don't know coding at all, but l want to learn Android development [closed]

I want to learn Android app development. I don't have much knowledge about coding. I am ready to take all efforts and hardship to learn. But I want to know from where to start? How to start? What ...
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Is there a way to get the URL of a page opened in an app?

For example, an image opened in app. Can you copy its URL somehow? Thanks
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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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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 to get the installation date and time of application?

I want to find the installation date and time of the applications in my mobile. Where is it stored? In Ubuntu it can be found from the /var/log/dpkg.log. What about Android? I am using Android 4.1.2.
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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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How to maintain established connections android when changing wireless network

I need to resolve the following problem. I runs my application android conected with my server on cloud, but my established connections disappears when I switch the (Wi-Fi) wireless network. Why this ...
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Run Uber app from other app without installing Uber

I am new in Android Programming so I couldn't find out the answer myself. Question is "is it possible to run uber app from some other app without installing uber in your phone by using uber API?" If ...
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Change package name of WhatsApp? (dual sim)

I'm pretty new at Android and I'm interested in buying the One Plus 3, since it's a cool device and dual sim. Problem is that I would like to have two WhatsApp instances, since I need one for work and ...
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All apps close when phone starts and won't stay open when manually activated

Okay, so my dad is completely technology illiterate. He doesn't even understand that you don't click on internet popups. He's got a phone with Android 5.1.1 and he says he downloaded an app called ...
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I accidentally deinstalled the Google app—now my phone doesn’t boot anymore

Memory on my phone was low, so I went to the apps and deinstalled some. Among these apps was “Google—A handy search for underway”, and since I also have Firefox, I decided that I don’t need the Google ...
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Unfortunately process.com.android.phone has stopped unexpectedly error whenever i disconnect a call

Instead of call duration and other details, i get "Unfortunately process.com.android.phone has stopped unexpectedly error" whenever i disconnect a call. I am not able to check the prepaid balance of ...
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Is there a non-root app that speeds system time?

I really need it for a game whose currency increase is dependent to the system time.. I could change them manually, but it's too much work going back and forth from the game to settings and vice versa....
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Accidentally activating com.google.system.ss [duplicate]

Help! Spamming of a Virus "com.google.system.s" to become an administrator popped up making me accidentally clicking it upon doing so i tried to deactivate it as admin but every time i do it my phone ...
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Accidentally activating Virus into Admin

Help! Spamming of a Virus "com.google.system.s" to become an administrator popped up making me accidentally clicking it upon doing so i tried to deactivate it as admin but every time i do it my phone ...
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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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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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Compatibility problems with x86 phone?

I have read this and this question and I want to ask for some elaboration. I hope I'm not asking for too many things. Should I perhaps split this question into several pieces? I'm considering buying ...
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Stopping downloads

I have an LG G4 phone that doesn't have Download Manager enabled. It started downloading something on its own, even though Play Store is set for "do not auto-update apps". How can I stop this download?...
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How to install apk in 2nd user of android 5.0 without playstore

So, android 5.0.2 doesn't allow side loading of apks for 2nd user (irrespective of whether it is guest or standard user). "Unknown Sources" is disabled and is uncheckable. And I use a pure Cyanogen ...
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How to check if a package is enabled via shell?

I have been writing a tasker task to enable/disable a package. I know adb shell pm enable com.android.contacts will enable the package and adb shell pm disable com.android.contacts will ...
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Stuck in recovery mode

please help... i got t 231 galaxy tab 4 7.0 i used flashr and i dont know how to use it so i followed instruction but i think i clicked on something .. i dont really know about this things... i just ...
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Closed circuit app on Android

I'd like to know if there is a way to run an android app on a closed circuit minimalist type of android VM on an android device so that I can have a full control of what the app has access to and when ...
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Rear or Front Facing Camera through EXIF Data?

I am creating an app that separates selfies from picture taken with the rear-facing camera. I am not doing this 'in real-time' so I started looking at the EXIF data. I have compared the standard ...
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Why does every app has/needs the permission “Send MMS” and “Send Email”?

So, I recently bought Elephone P8000 which has Android 5.1 installed. One of the first things I noticed was the new "App Permissions". After installing a few of my standard apps, I was curious and ...
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Trebuchet search application by name

I use CyanogenMod 12.1 (Android 5.1.1) with the Trebuchet launcher. How can I search for an app by its name, if I don't want to have the Google search installed?
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Can I safely disable google app on my android as I use chrome app?

I want to disable google app as I use chrome app. Is it safe?
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Determine which app is drawing on top of other apps?

Is there a way to determine which application is drawing on top of other applications? For example, Facebook Messenger app can draw the chat bubbles on top of everything, but how do I know which app ...
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Android 4.2.1 - Operating System Storage is occupying too much space

Dunno if this is a proper question to ask here, my problem is about the storage of my android on the internal memory. I have 16gigs of sd card, 16 gigs internal storage as well, but I am seeing this ...
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unlocking kids mode on tablet 10

please help my son has put kids mode on my asus tablet and doesn't know the password, I have looked everywhere but seen nothing to help me
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How to copy text from android apk APP file to pc(work format)

I downloaded Android APK file and successfully and run it on my pc. But i am not able to select / copy the text from PC. I want to copy from the Android APK to Google docs. Can any one help me os this?...
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google authentication talk failed

When I try to download apps on my phone, Am receiving an answer that "google talk authentication failed". what can do. I tried to force stop and clear data in settings nothing is happening. please ...
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Why Network Type Stuck on EDGE 2G , not able to use 3g and 4G LTE?

I am Using Moto G 3 rd generation which supports 4G LTE , My Service provider is T-Mobile , i am not able to use 3G and 4G LTE . My device is always stuck with "E" symbol . I have android version 6.0....
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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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How can I use “adb over network” in Moto G?

I found option for "adb over network" in some devices, but cant able to find in Moto G 3rd Gen Is there any way to use "adb over network" in this device. Thank you.
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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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clearing settings app data causes any future problem?

i've cleared data from settings app. settings -> apps -> settings app -> clear data. i've heard a rumor that clearing data of settings app causes os disturbances. is that right? please explain.
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settings app data clearing causes any failure of OS funtionality or OS updates? [duplicate]

i'm new to android device. exploring the settings, i've accidentally deleted the settings app data. i'm afraid of system failure due to this data clearing action. should I worry about that? or its ...
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MTK 6572 (Doogee DG300) no GPS at all

After the first time I flashed my phone I could never make GPS work again, and the GPS signal was already weak before flashing. Now I've flashed it again and when testing with GPS TEST app, it said ...
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Set different volume for multiple apps running at the same time

I want to use Spotify and a running speed tracker app at the same time, but Spotify is much louder than the other app and so I cannot hear it when both running simultaneously. Is there a way I can ...
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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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Can Google location be mistaken — association with contacts [duplicate]

My girlfriend was located at a house in a town that she works in. I asked whose house and she replied she'd never been there. I drove by on my own after dropping her off and recognizedo the car in the ...
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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 ...