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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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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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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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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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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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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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My launcher got deleted. I can't turn debugging on neither can I turn on the bluetooth. What to do?

I am using Lenovo A7000. I was facing some problems related to the touch in my phone, so I did a factory reset without backing up the data. But because of this my only launcher also got deleted. I ...
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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 ...
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which browser can display all unicode charecters on Android os? [closed]

Iam looking for a browser, which can display all unicode charecters?
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VPN to an android TV box via a MikroTik routerboard

I have a threefold question: Is it possible to control an android TV box over the internet at a remote location? What program is suggest by the community. And if this is possible how does one set it ...
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SSHDroid allows access into a subdirectory by default. How do I access other directories?

When I ssh into my phone via SSHDroid, it sets me at the following path by default. /data/data/berserker.android.apps.sshdroid/home/ I can use cd to maneuver around but it causes problems when I ...
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Spike in Internet Download speed (according to app) when not accessing internet

I was connected to a public wifi, reading from my phone, but not doing anything in my application that clearly would have required internet access or activity. I noticed, via the notification from the ...
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How to display Manifest, Application, Permissions Tabs in Android Studio? [migrated]

I wanna add the Manifest, Application, Permissions Tabs in Android Studio. I have searched a lot for the options but couldn't locate option to display those tabs. Check the image below to get an Idea ...
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Changing my Gaming Username or Gamertag in Android

All, I need some help or clarification on if I can change my Gamertag in the few games that I play on my Android Device. For example, my First Name last Initial shows up along with my Picture in all ...
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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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Unable to make payment with credit cards in app after Lollipop 5.1.1 update

This is a long shot, but I don't know where else to ask. Ever since the most recent Lollipop upgrade (to 5.1.1), I'm unable to use credit cards to pay in any apps that I was previously able to do it ...
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How to disable unread group notifications in Whatsapp?

The "mute" option allows you to stop receiving notifications. However, I can still see the number of unread messages for a group that has been previously muted. In addition, this group keeps coming ...
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How to use GPS to remind me to shop for something?

In my town I have to do a lot of shopping in a lot of different places. Sometimes I find myself wanting to remember to buy some things when I'm passing by a certain place. Is there some easy and ...
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what should i do i accidentally cleared the data of my built in google play store and now it says “unfortunately,the google play store has stopped”

I can't download any apps in my play store because it was stopped now.When i open it,it says "unfortunately,google play store has stopped".I'm worried.Should I install updates of the play store and ...
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Wallpaper full width

If wallpaper width is big enough (actually the aspect ratio matters) then scrolling screens won't cover the whole wallpaper. Is there a way or an app to set the wallpaper in such way that the ...
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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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Multiple running application instances

I'm an owner of Android 4.2.2 device. For a while, I can see identical apps in Settings->Apps->Running: "Baidu IME" x 2 "Google Services" x 2 "GO Weather EX" x 3 "GO Launcher Z" x 2 "GO SMS ...
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Executable apk for resolution change

Hi all I'm new to rooting and things connected with it. I buyed a second-hand phone and I found that it's rooted so tried resolution changer. I changed my phone resolution from 960×540 to 480×320. The ...
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Accidentally uninstalled Google Play Services update

I accidentally un installed the Google Play Services update on my phone (Galaxy s3 mini) when trying to clear cache to enable me to re install an app I had literally just deleted, as my phone was ...
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Have two versions of minecraft installed

I got the 0.12.1b3 minecraft and have it as an apk and I also have the 0.11.1 versions as an apk is there a way to have both installed at the same time Reason: Block launcher only supports 0.11.1 but ...
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Stolen phone: Is there any way to get Automatic Call Recorder recordings that were set to be stored in SD card?

I had extremely important calls recorded of ex-boyfriend threatening my life and admitting to the things he did that I'm taking him to court for. But my phone was stolen recently, and I had only set ...
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“chrome failed during start-up with an unexpected error” samsung galaxy ace 3

When starting chrome on my Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 I just get the above error message, and no error code. Googling the above phrase gives me one result. I have no idea how to approach this. I have ...
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What do these symbols mean/what apps do they represent?

What do these symbols represent?
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Portrait and landscape modes use different background images, yet when orientation changes, the background is stretched, not changed as expected [closed]

I am trying to create an app with different background images when in portrait vs landscape mode on a fullscreen activity, but, it always uses the background image from the portrait layout for both. ...
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Not showing all contacts

I installed viber on my both OS Win and Linux and the same problem occured. I don't see all contacts that I have in my list as I see them on my Android phone. Does anyone has or had the same ...
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Is data for notifications and apps downloaded separately on Android?

I've spotted this very odd behavior with all Android devices I came across: a notification is shown for a messenger app with an excerpt or the full text of a message, but when I switch to the app, the ...
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How do I change the naming scheme of Silent Camera to human readable form?

I have very good reasons not to want the shutter sound when taking photos. I have two camera apps that both have it, one came with the system and is called Camera. I deleted the other one, so I will ...
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How to Show an alert or ring Android phone connected to same wifi

I am not an android developer.In my office there are several peoples who are using wifi in their phone.Company has provided laptops so wifi password cannot be hidden.How i can identify users who are ...
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Audio applications (spotify etc) continue playing when bluetooth calls come in

When I'm in my car and listening to the ESPN Radio app, the Spotify app, or the Soundcloud app, and I receive a call either on my bluetooth or the d/c phone itself, the audio application keeps playing ...
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How to recover game data from a smashed phone?

Hey guys so it happens my Dad has been having a huff lately because he smashed his phone screen and he can't remember the password to his gmail account however he has months of game data stored on the ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 randomly rebooted and when it came back up, apps on the SD card read “Application not found”

Just last night I was moving apps to my SD card and the phone (Sony Xperia Z1) randomly restarted. When it came back up, all the apps on my SD card no longer worked. Their icons became generic with a ...
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How do I connect my Android Device to an external touchscreen?

I would like to know if there is any chance to connect my device to an external, touch sensitive display, such as ordinary touchscreen monitors. If yes, then how do I do that? There are many ...
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Trying to install Google play [duplicate]

I have a new Meizu 2note phone. I installed a new game which requires the latest version of Google play. When I try to install the up, when it reaches 64% is goes from download to installing and then ...
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Manually upload to the new “Google Photos” via “Photos” Android App

I want to be able to upload certain pics from my gallery (I mainly use QuickPic) I have three Google accounts in my Android phone. "A" is the main one, "B" and "C" secondary ones, and "C" is the ...
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Prevent Glympse from stopping sending my location due to low battery

How can I configure Glympse so that it doesn't stop sending my location due to low battery? Screenshot - (Click to enlarge image)
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How do I transfer an app that isn't on the play store (with its data) to a new phone?

I just got a galaxy s5, and I have been using an s3 up until now. Neither of them are rooted, and I don't want to root them. I use astrid as my to do app, which works fine even though the company was ...
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apps un-install on their own!

I have a Samsung note 3 (N9005) phone and I am fed-up of some apps (example: Amazon...eBay...Pinterest...Clean Master...Snapchat...Solitaire..App of the day...various games...etc. Everytime I ...
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Google Camerca Messing with Notification Settings

Whenever I take a video with Google camera on my OPO with CM12.1, it switches from normal notifications to priority and then turns on phone volume when I have it set on vibrate. Every time I take a ...
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How to get my lost pics from my vaulty of samsung s5360?

I'm user of samsung galaxy y s5360.I suddenly lost my vaulty app from my phone.I have kept my backup.When i tried to install it again,it is showing a parase error.how to get back my pics from vaulty?
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Is there an app with auto-delete feature?

Is there an app which can set a timer on some particular file, after which, the file will get deleted automatically?