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Droid Explorer - Input string was not in a correct format

When opening the app it gives this error "Input string was not in a correct format." Can you help me?
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External deivce control and data I/O with the Nexus 5X

I'm trying to understand how I might go about controlling an external LED array and then move image data off using an android device. I have identified two tasks, the first is very simple, I have a ...
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How do I delete an email address from Facebook App login page on Android?

A mate recently used my mobile facebook app to log into his account. Now, I always get his email as the default when I go to log in to Facebook on Android App. Although not a big issue it is very ...
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How do i fetch facebook friend list without logging in? [closed]

I cant save and retrieve access token from sharedpreferences to use in graph api without logging in to facebook is there any way to fetch friendlist without loggin into facebook when i did it once ...
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FolderMount: Paired Apps still shows on sdcard?

Foldermount paired apps folders still shows up on SdCard. Main concern here is the precious internal-sd space save and transferred to the spacious external-sd. Are they not supposed to have been ...
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How to enable double-click

Is it possible to do double-click on Android like you do on a regular computer? Some websites require double-click to operate, and I was hoping I could do the same on Android and get a computer ...
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How to make a phone call from an Android phone via another Android phone?

I've 2 Android phones with 2 different numbers. I have set up my first phone to forward all calls to my second phone. I also want to make make call via the first first phone by some app. I want the ...
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Google play taking forever to install apps

I have a Sony Xperia Z1s running Android 5.0.2. I've noticed over the last couple months, that Google play will take literally hours to install an app, even with a good Internet connection. What it ...
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Android app x11 forwarding to computer

I have "SSH Server" app installed. I'm able to connect and launch apps using am. I want to forward the apps through X11 forwarding to my linux computer. Is that possible? There is a "X11 forwarding" ...
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Should I allow Contact Permission for app and how secure it is?

An android app ask for contact permission when I install the application so what type of contact they asking for my all contact numbers or my email contacts also and are they safe? Or is there any to ...
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Android app identifier?

Is there such a thing as a searchable database or a website anywhere online where someone can type in the name of an app or a package name and see a summary of what the app is for, if it is a system ...
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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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How can I find app name by UID?

In "battery history" I have found that the app with UID 10058 is using a lot of battery. How can I find the name of the app with UID equal to 10058?
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Can't set default app?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and I was trying to open a Tumblr link from Facebook messenger. When the popup to choose a default app showed up, I accidentally chose Chrome. I tried resetting the ...
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Is there a minimum app price at app stores?

Is there a limit on minimum app price? I ask as I never saw any app less than .99 in any app store (apart from free apps). Can an app be like .49 for example in Google or Amazon app store?
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Retrieving lost SIM PIN and PUK

If the SIM and PUK are stored on the SIM card, then why can't an Android application read this information and display it to the user?
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Strange sound from an unknown application

From yesterday my Samsung Galaxy S3 (Android 4.4.2) is playing strange music (midi) from time to time and very often. Sometimes it goes as it comes, with no obvious reason. It looks like an alarm. ...
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How to block all android application 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 by third-application or codes? I want to customize a android OS for my ...
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Can send SMS but cannot receive any SMS

I've a Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530H,initially on 4.4.4 OS everything was working fine, I flashed official 5.0.2 firmware through Odin, the OS works okay, but I cannot receive any SMS on my phone. It is ...
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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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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 disable the Lollipop notification popups while in a game?

I know there are fixes for a rooted device with Android 5.0+ to stop the notification popups for like text messages and apps like facebook. These I've found tend to be perminant and not so easy to do ...
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How can I run Android applications on my computer?

Is there any method for using Android applications on a computer, because I found this tutorial but my laptop just has 1 GB of RAM and works very hard. I want to use WeChat on my PC because I like it ...
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Hiding Navigation Bar in Android 5+

Is it possible to hide the navigation bar in the footer along with the status bar at the top when I use apps by default in Android 5+ or do I require a fullscreen app to enable myself to do this?
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Can you help me check your internet connection and try again is always poping up [duplicate]

Hello can hou you help me my playstore keep showing thos message "check your internet connection and try again play store" I cleared the data on my Playstore, framework and google play services. I ...
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play store rating effective measure of an app quality?

Most of the apps are rated between 4.0 and 4.6. How can I judge an app from its rating if they are all basically equally rated? Is there a way to make a judgement more effective?
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Injoo Fire Plus 3G : How hard reset (what are the keys to press )?

I have Injoo fireplus 3G. and I have tried a lot of options (keys) to hard reset/factory reset. I have tried following combination after R and D on web but failed. My android have kitkat version of ...
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Senior-citizen friendly home-screen, dialer replacement app? [migrated]

Looking for an app (or app suite) that can replace the default home-screen to make it dead-simple, allowing senior citizen (who is gadget phobic) to use it for basic uses easily, i.e. Dialler with ...
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Screen capture app with audio

Does the Android OS allow for screen recording with audio? Is there an app that can do this? I have been using android debug bridge to capture video of the screen, but that comes without audio. I ...
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Half screen in android whatsapp camera while scanning QR code

I have still the saem problem, My internet is working perfactly.. I have idea 3g network, I have Xperia U running on Android 4.0.4. I cannot scan the barcode because of whatsapp camera is open in 1/4 ...
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How to control battery usage by display in Xiaomi

I am using a Xiaomi redmi 1s phone which is of battery capacity 2050mAh. Most of the time when I checked the battery status, the screen uses about 55% to 70% of battery. Its display is of 720p. How ...
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Blocked Android Multimedia system

I bought Android Multimedia system for my car: Model: MGCOL1 Ver: 4.4.2 Ver: MPSS.TR.1.0-01780-M8626AAAAANAZM Core Ver: 3.4.0 - fengxunyi@fly-server-24core #1 Build: msm8226-userdebug 4.4.2 KVT49L ...
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How to use, learn, and practice Dvorak layout with hardware external keyboards?

I have an hardware USB keyboard I want to practice Dvorak using my Android device. I've tried several games and such that purport to be typing games or tutors and they are all horrible, or at least ...
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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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Update an app if an update is available but Play Store doesn't show update option.

I installed the earlier version of the Respawnables and now, I want to update the app. But there is no "Update" option available on the app's page in Play Store. How do I update the app?
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Does my battery seriously have a problem or do I have a virus?

This notification keeps popping up on my phone and I don't know if it's real or not, it reads: "Battery has been infected by 6 serious problem! Install DU Battery and all problems will be wiped out." ...
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Which Android version first featured auto-upgrade?

Modern Android versions enable auto-upgrading installed apps. Which Android (or play store / market app) version first featured this?
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Applications not working

Device: Samsung Galaxy Note 2 - GT-N7100 - Android Kitkat 4.4.2 This problem has been going on for some time. I factory reset the phone and reinstalled all apps. But the problem is recurring. ...
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How can I get high contrast browsing on my Android 4.0.4 device

I have recently bought a Onyx BOOX M96C+ which I just found that runs android 4.0.4.I'm finding no settings saying high-cntrast on its built-in browser. On play store I'm finding lots of apps saying ...
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Google Play Store isn't installing anymore

Recently I have tried to uninstall Google Play Store. When it finished uninstalling, I tried to install new Google Play Store. And, it shows App Isn't install It continues every time with the message ...
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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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How application detects previous installation (and country)?

I have nexus 7 with Android 5. I installed Asphalt 8: Airborne. I choose country (which I don't live in) and I was told that I can not choose it again later. I stopped Asphalt 8: Airborne service ...
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Tor Bot with Selective Routing

I've installed the TorBot application (mostly for the use of ChatSecure), and I've enabled selective routing for applications I want to use For (Onion routing?), such as Facebook, ChatSecure etc. ...
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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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uninstall app that was installed under another account

I have an android with an app installed. The app was installed with one account that I have no access to. I removed the account but now I can't uninstall the app. Does that make sense? What can be ...
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Tumblr pasting from Android app doesn't work correctly

When attempting to paste into a Tumblr post usine the Android HTC One M9 the paste function works incorrectly. That is: when I hold down over certain areas and select paste, the app pastes to the top ...
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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 ...
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Blocking or deleting a sent message

Please advise urgently on my below problem? I sent a message to a contact in error at 16:11. Apon realising this i noticed only 1 tick next to the messages. I then blocked the person,switched off my ...
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How is it possible that an app stores its data even though I clear the cache and uninstall?

I have downloaded an app (its a game), made some test progress, and then deleted the game data. I have also cleared the cache and uninstalled the game, but whenever I install it again from the Google ...
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Why the vast majority of app developers don't publish apk files on their home page?

I want to be able to install my favorite apps without installing Google play services. Apart from apps that actually depend on these services (such as paying method), why apps developed don't publish ...