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Why application size increases after moving to sd card?

I installed application and see that it allocates say 35Mb. Then I moved it to alsd card and it allocates 41+Mb. I see these "changes" for every application which is moved to sd card. Why it is ...
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Wireless printing from Android phone

I have a samsung galaxy prevail through boost mobile what kind of printer do I need and how do I print from my smartphone wirelessly?
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World Clock in slide-down notification [closed]

Is there any app that shows you world clocks in slide-down notifications in Android phone? Please see https://itunes.apple.com/app/apple-store/id965118917?mt=8 for what i actually mean. Thanks!
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Why can't I download apps on my android phone?

I have a Huawei ascend y300 4.1 android jelly bean .Every time I try downloading apps from google play it says "Couldn't install on USB storage or SD Card" I try deleting apps I don't use for memory ...
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WhatsApp in lock state and image share [closed]

WhatsApp lock state: I have connected WhatsApp to data and used for sometime, and after that I locked the phone. what will be my state at that time, whether I were online or last seen. when I switch ...
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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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Force to stop apps [closed]

Want to know is there any thing(app) that force to stop other apps after close you them? note that i want do this without rooting my phone or on a non-rooted phone.
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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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Display multiple app screens at the same time

Is it possible to display multiple apps on the screen? Normally, apps load fullscreen, and app-switching switches between fullscreen apps. Is it possible for an app to use only half of the screen ...
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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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How can I run Xender on my computer?

I found a app for Android called Xender which allows you to transfer files. But my question is how can I run it on my PC?
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Wake up android device by microphone or camera

I would like to install a Android tablet on a wall. So I would wake it up by looking in to the camera(distance ~0.5 - 2 meters), by clapping my hands or something similar. Now I'm searching for an ...
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how to view photos of Red mi note in web browser

I have turned on my cloud storage of photos in my Red Mi Note. Unfortunately I lost my phone. Is their any way i can access those photos from cloud.
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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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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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lost game progress. how do I restore using google backup

I was playing fallout shelter and one day my vault just disappeared in its save slot it said "new vault". I tried uninstalling and reinstalling it and that turned out a little weird, it took no time ...
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Search tasks by tags in Mobileorg Android

I'm trying to use Mobileorg in Android (OnePlus - Cyanogenmod). Mobileorg syncs well with my Dropbox. The org files staged are captured well by mobileorg. However I'm having trouble searching for ...
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TCPView for Android

Someone know if exist a TCPView (windows application) similar app for Android? Googling I've found only the use of tcpdump but it's not easy and immediately readable. Thank for any suggest
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How to run a startup script on android mk808b plus?

I'm using an authentication app called 'Proxy droid' to authenticate mk808 device on our network. Every time device get restarted I've to manually switch on the app and then switch on the ...
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merge sms conversations

I know that Hangouts can do this but I have a contact that has 14 different numbers and merged all of its conversation to one. The problem is when new message arrives from one of these numbers and I ...
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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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Why are the app labels missing in “all apps” list?

My "all apps" list doesn't show the app names and I have no idea how I turned it off. Because I'm using a theme I have a really hard time figuring out what icons belong to which apps. Screenshot ...
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safaribooks files: where are they located?

According to enter link description here safaribooks files might be located in /Android/data/com.safaribooksonline/files/zips But in /Android/data I do not find any safari directories. Do you know ...
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Left Align all menu items and texts in Android 4.4

It's about Android 4.4. I would like to left align all menus including conversations from Whatsapp for example. How to do it? In fact, I upgraded from version 2.3.1 to version 4.4, and as we know ...
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How to block some URL`s in Android Louncher App without root?

There is a list of sites, but the user should not be able to go in the running, installed application (Launcher). How to implement this feature on phones without root rights ? For example, I ...
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Problem with Xposed 3.5.9 on alcatel idol 2 mini 6016d

i had a problem with xposed framework i install it on my alcatel 6016d but when i install module , restart the phone don't boot ,stands on alcatel logo . the only Solution this problem is power + up ...
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Screen Alerts - Android 4.4

screen alerts - when, for example, I get some new Whatsup. I do not want to see any new messages are lined up, but I want it to be like it was in the previous version, it says to me, "received 3 new ...
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What happens to Crash Reports sent to Google?

Many Android applications have bugs. These include app crashing, screen flickers or failing to start altogether. The app crashes present the well-known Unfortunately, **AppName** has stopped screen. ...
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Unable to click Next button when sideloading an APK [duplicate]

First of all my device isn't rooted. I use this device for development purpose: installing apps using ADB, starting activity, and more. What has possibly gone wrong? When I click on Next button ...
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Ubhind app not working properly after android security update for 5.1.1

I have a nexus 5 and the android version is 5.1.1.I have been using the app Ubhind for controlling how much time I spend on the mobile device. After the security update from android this month the app ...
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What do you mean by mDataConnectionReason=dataAttached?

What do you mean by the output that we obtain on running telephony registry using adb? mDataConnectionReason=dataAttached
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App is running even though disabled! Why?

I did: pm disable com.android.systemui I get: pm list packages -d package:com.android.systemui So it is disabled. Still I get: ps | grep systemui ...
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Multiple apps on Play Store that are copies of the same source

I have been searching for an app that would allow me to dictate a text message and send it much like Siri on iOS. In my search I came across three programs from two different developers that would ...
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Does Lg l9 II have guest mode?

does anyone know is there guest mode on lg l9 II and how can I activate it. I read it someware but I cant find it.
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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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Google deduction of Rs 50 for downloading tinder plus app [duplicate]

I want to understand why did google play deduct Rs 50 when I tried paying paying Rs 122 for Tinder Plus app? Also the app didn't get activated and I am not sure if I should make another transaction. ...
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Google translate wont picures or highlighted text at all, work on android, speech to text working, simple typed translation too

Google translate APP working fine with simple typing, speech translation too, but picture to text not working I can take picture or load from gallery but it wont read it it starts scanning for text ...
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SD Maid on Rooted Roger's Galaxy S3 hanging on “System Cleanup” and “Duplicate”

My phone is a rooted Canadian Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH-I747M) running stock 4.4.2. I've had SD Maid installed for a very long time and it's worked great up until now. I've never had any issues with it. ...
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Install apk in 2nd user of lolipop without playstore

So, android 5.0.2 doesn't allow side loading of apks. "Unknown Sources" is disabled. And I use a pure Cyanogen Mod 12 without any Google apps. There is no Play Store app. But I have root access. ...
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An app named 'UTC' reappears after every reboot even if it is uninstalled

After every restart an app named UTC reappears even after uninstalling. I also keep getting notifications that the UTC app stopped working. Can anyone suggest a solution? Here is a screenshot of the ...
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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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Why my app disappear at reboot?

When I reboot the phone, often, some of the apps a get generic icon and won't load anymore. A reinstall solves the problem but I'd rather not have to do that. Device is an Acer Liquid Metal with ...
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Overheating While Screen Locked

I have a Nexus 5 running stock Lollipop and lately I have noticed that when I lock the screen, but leave an app (or multiple apps) open (e.g. Chrome, Facebook, Youtube) the phone gets very hot and the ...
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App missing from home screen and app manager

On my Droid Razr Maxx running 4.1.2, a couple of apps (Netflix for one) have disappeared from my home screen, and app manager. The only way to run it is to go to Play Store, My Apps, Netflix, and tap ...
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Can I set up Lync account on built-in mail client?

Is it possible to setup Lync into built-in mail client application? How?
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Wifi setting problem

I have a problem on wifi setting.It is that Wifi icon had been on immediately when I turn on my wifi icon.I use Samsung advance model phone and android version is 4.1.2.
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Move apps automatically to SD card [closed]

I have samsung A5, android 5.0.2, not rooted. it supports moving to SD card from application manager. Every time I update an app, it is moved to storage and i have to move it to sd card again. Is ...
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How to reduce Apps memory After Updating

Whenever I update my apps it gets double the size. For example, the Facebook app has around 27-31 Mb of space on Android. But once I update this app it's showing 50Mb and above. Currently my phone's ...
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Where are music files downloaded from the Google Play Store stored on an Android device?

I am wondering how music files, downloaded from the Google Play store, are stored on an Android device. In other forums on this site, I found that they are located in the ...