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Missing apps after installing upgrade-assistant app

I have the Samsung Galaxy S3 on Straight Talk wireless and it's version is 4.1.2. I've read how to upgrade it but I didn't want to risk it. So I found an app on the Google Play Store that could help ...
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Tinder app won't work without Google Play services

I was trying to use the latest version of Tinder 3.3.1 but each time I get the following message: Get Google Play services This app won't work without Google Play services, which are missing ...
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can't make or receive calls or send text messages

I have an LG tracphone,not long after using was unable to get or make any calls or any text messaging,after looking at apps it looks like some have been force stopped or disabled please help.
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Adding 'own-domain outlook.com account' to the new gmail app

With the new update I wanted to the gmail app I wanted to add my outlook account to it so I have everything in one place. But I have a problem when trying to add my outlook account to the new gmail ...
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Is it possible to call AT-commands in android? [duplicate]

I am newbie in android, I have a very simple question for android experts:- " Is it possible to call GSM AT-Commands in android just like we use in microcontroller programming through USART".
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Android app that lets you monitor how many minutes you've been using mobile data [closed]

Is there an Android app that lets you monitor how many minutes you've been using mobile data ? Most apps I've seen monitor how much data you've downloaded in a day not how long you have been using it. ...
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My new Nexus 7 doesn't allow me to receive apk files with bluetooth

I have just got a Nexus 7, and I am trying to send an app that i made into my Nexus, neither sending it with my phone using bluetooth or directly from my laptop using bluetooth works: on my phone it ...
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problem on my phone motorolla [duplicate]

I am living in India and my uncle gave me a brand new MOTxt912 verizon phone but I have inserted a non verizon sim and there is no signal and I got the following error message "This sim card is from ...
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how to delete an account from email app of android 4.4.2 on lenovo s850

I want to remove hotmail account that I added to email app in android 4.4.2 , all the previous comments do not help coz they are not for android 4.4.2. There are not 'remove account' anywhere in this ...
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Todo app that syncs with Google Tasks and has notification badges?

Coming from an iPhone, one of the things I miss the most is the little red notification badges on my app icons. I don't understand why more Android apps don't have them (not even the phone!?). I ...
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Keeping Record of my android activities

Is it possible to keep track of every of my Android activities because I'll like to know what every of my friend did when the get access to my device.
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Is there any app that counts the times that other apps are started? [duplicate]

Like many launchers do, I want an app that makes a ranking of most popular apps, but not based on time used, but on times that I star them, ie by frequency. I don't want to change my launcher, but I ...
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Apps continue to use battery despite closing them

I have noticed that certain apps continue to show up in the Settings-->Battery menu (which shows the % of battery used by each app) long after closing them. Here are the list of things I have ...
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How to solve “application not be installed” error

I am facing an application can not be installed error on my Samsaung Galaxy S Plus whenever I try to install applications. I have already allowed installation from unknown sources, but it didn't work. ...
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Application folder naming convention

I was just wondering why the naming of some folders on android is such: com.dropbox.android com.android.browser
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Simultaneously install app on mulitiple devices registered with single Google Play account

I have multiple device registered on my Google play account. When I install an app I can select on which device I want to install the application. Can I select more than one device to install the app? ...
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How an app can detect my device's uniqueness?

If I install an app, uninstall it, finally install it again at a later time, how the app can detect if it was installed on this device earlier? What are the device unique id's that it can detect? ...
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Is there an app that blocks certain search words on kindle fire?

I want to block certain words like "pornographic" on search engines like Yahoo, Google, Bing, etc without blocking my whole search engines. Is there anything on the kindle fire HD that can do that or ...
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Check if an app is installed on the device

I'm trying to use the package name and determine the apk path of an app to check if my app is installed in the device. pathCmd = './adb shell pm path ' + packageName pathData = ...
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How can I make notifications vibrate longer?

What I would like to know is if there is any app for rooted or not devices that allows you to change the time your phone vibrates when a notification or a message on an app arrives. I have the Nexus 5 ...
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How frequently are Android apps in Google Play updated?

I wish to know how frequently apps in Google Play are updated on average? For instance, statistics such as average number of apps updated per day or number of days in-between 2 successive updates of ...
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Limited home screen

I need to get a company tablet for operators to use at home to check some data while away from company. Since I don't trust them much, I would like to allow only a few apps to be ran on the android ...
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MP3 player, that remembers current possition in all playlists or folders

Is there any MP3 player out there, that would remember current file and position in that file, not only for currently played playlist / folder, but also in all playlists / folders, that are added to ...
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Can you fully remove Google system apps from Android including the Play Store updates?

Believe it or not, but I want to remove a few Google Apps which I have no use for and want to free up space, resources and mobile data usage by not having them on my phone at all. These include: ...
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How to convert raw video file (.ign) to .mp4?

I want to get videos out of Aakash iTutor (education tablet with Android 4.1) to store them on my PC. I found out where the videos actually are in the educhip (memory card). The videos had their ...
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Launcher crashes when unlocking my x touch tablet

When I unlock my tablet a "calendar has stopped working" message appears. After clicking "ok" I see another message "unfortunately launcher has stopped". How can I stop this happening?
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LGL34C Android hacked cant disable Bluetooth it's always hidden binder service running

http://app.handsetdetection.com/devices/examine showed this for my phone: Device HTTP Headers HTTP_ACCEPT text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,image/webp,/;q=0.8 HTTP_USER_AGENT ...
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Downloading videos from dnatube.com

How can i download videos on my android mobile from dnatube.com ? After signing in when Ic click on dowload video button it shows "We are sorry, currently we are not allowed to give any permission for ...
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Can I delete factory apps

What all apps that come factory on a LG 70 are safe to delete, or force stop, or disable without affecting the phones performance.
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Android 2.3.2 - Google apps missing after unexpected shutdown

I am writing to solicit some assistance with an issue affecting my coworker. She has Android OS 2.3.2. She said her phone had a strong battery charge last night and she put the phone in her bag. ...
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Share to file app android

I have an app that can export files via "Share" android option. I can choose there Dropbox,Email etc.. I want to export file from program to file on sdcard. The app does not have built in option to ...
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The Mystery Of The Disappearing App Icons

If I try to rearrange the shortcuts to app icons on my homescreen, sometimes they disappear. It happens to all apps, bookmarks, and folders, too: even stock apps, like Play Store. I have an LG optimus ...
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Remotely uninstall an app via Play Store [duplicate]

Is it still possible to remotely uninstall an android application from a web browser via the Google Play Store? According to the linked question in the comments this was possible in 2012, but it ...
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Maintaing a list of “must install” apps for new Android phones

Is there a option to maintain a list of must have apps which would always install on my phone when I loggin with that accounts email. For example when you factory reset a phone or by a new one, it is ...
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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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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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What are android folders myrecord/acrosspromote?

Moto G, android 4.4.4 What are the folder and its subfolder: myrecord/acrosspromote/? which app creates them? in the subfolder I have some weird files like cachedAcrossPromotespec.txt, in its text ...
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Account, paid for Apps and new account

My children have nexus tablets. They have their own google accounts with email adresses. My ex-wife has changed the google passwords so i cannot set up a new android phone for the children. If i set ...
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Download full Whatsapp history

Is there any way to make backup of Whatsapp history with all emoticons and media? (no .txt file) I have non rooted Android 2.2.
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Used files says it uses 2.3gb but when I open it, I find only 1.4gb [closed]

I downloaded a big game (656mb) after uninstalling some files, because I had insufficient space. It all went well so I went elsewhere, when I came back, the app had stopped downloading without warning ...
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How to watch videos with Hebrew subtitles?

I've bought an adapter for watching movies and tv shows from my smartphone (galaxy s3) to the big screen tv. For some reason, all of the video player apps I've tried so far have problems with ...
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Is it possible to buy the FAOTD (Free App Of The Day) from the Amazon App Store without downloading it?

Sometimes the Amazon App Store has a FAOTD (Free App Of The Day) that I'm interested in getting, but I don't want to download it quite yet. I just want it in my list of bought apps. Is there a fast ...
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call recorder for Moto G - clear opponents voice

Moto G 4G android 4.4.4 I have tried many call recorders with different settings, and in all cases my voice is clear but not the one of the opponent, the person I talk to. Any app and settings that ...
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Is there a way to auto backup my phone files to my PC via wifi?

I am looking for a way to automatically transfer files in my phone to my PC (Win7) if my phone connects to my home wifi network. Thanks
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App page sorting after app uninstall

My Galaxy S3-alpha runs Android version 4.1.1. Recently I uninstalled some of the apps I didn't use. But when I go into the "Apps" page, with all the apps lined up, the places of the old apps (that ...
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Cal by Any.do won't install

My phone is Samsung Galaxy Grand 2. I want to install cal from Google Play but whenever I click on install button the download begins after that the installation starts but it does not get installed ...
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Choose a specific app to open a particular file

I created some e-learning using Articulate Storyline 2 which I want to view on my Samsung Galaxy. The files are physically in my Documents folder. The module is not on the internet - I'm still testing ...
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PC from/to Android voice communication without Internet

I want to call my PC using my Android phone (and vice versa) without internet. PC to Android or Android to PC, not just Android to Android. I think it is possible, but not sure if there is a program ...
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Factory reset problem in LG F160

I have installed an English ROM in LG Optimus F160 So, the question is if I soft reset my phone will the installed rom be uninstalled or remain installed?
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Call blocking with spoken message?

Does anyone know of a call blocker that will let you create a voice message for blocked calls? What I want is to block calls from hidden numbers. This is almost always salespeople so I want to just ...