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error in installation of apps from unknown sources on lollipop

why there is an error in installation when we download apps from unknown sources in lollipop 5.1? It was installing a few days ago but now it is showing 'app not installed' whenever I install games ...
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application for changing fonts in android 4.3

Is there any appication by which you can change the fonts of your android, which it also supports greek language? Unfortunatrlly, I don't own a well known brand, but somehow I managed to root it!
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How can I avoid applications from sucking my battery and bypassing my lock-screen?

I have now confirmed my suspicious... I will give you the example that just happened and motivated me to open this topic: I was at my computer, with my phone in my desk. Suddenly new Viber messages ...
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Geolocation and Google maps [closed]

Is it possible to get nearest location without using Google maps in terms of longitude and latitude from our current position?
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Two phone numbers (one USA, one Qatari) same phone, calls and text over cell data. Any suggestions on how to accomplish this?

I need your advice and ideas. I am moving to Qatar in a couple days for work and I am trying to figure out the best cellphone situation. Currently I have a Google Nexus 5 which is fabulous, on ...
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Auto refresh a webpage every N minutes

Does anyone know any way that I can refresh a webpage every N minutes? I am running Kiosk browser with fullscreen, I need to have something that can refresh the page every N minutes. The Kiosk ...
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How to view on-line or download my Android Contacts metadata including Linked info from Linked Apps

There is far more information about my Contacts in my Android phone then what is visible on-line from https://www.google.com/contacts. Primarily I am referring to the information from "linked ...
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How to set an app to use its native language?

Thanks to my phone being rooted, I can use app settings to set an app's language without having to change my system language. but is there a way to determine the native language of an app and by ...
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Can I make my phone start recording sound without removing it from my pocket?

Sometimes I would like to record sound from my Android phone, very quickly, without having to touch the screen. (Example: record funny situations in the street, funny sounds, etc. ) Can we launch ...
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How often does Android have to decompress an app's APK and OBB files?

According to one of great answers to this question, Android has to decompress each application's APK and OBB files before the app can be run. Is this decompression performed each and every time an ...
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What is the difference between application cache and data?

Every app has data and cache. In Android, what is the difference between the two?
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Does turning off your mobile network removes the limit to how many devices can connect to your hotspot?

I have produced an application as a project that gets information from connected devices such as MAC address, IP address, connections, etc. They don't really need internet connection. However, I can ...
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Recover corrupted APP

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S Advance I9070 It's rooted and updated to Android 4.1.2 Some APPs disappeared from my phone but if I go to Settings>Application Manager I can still see the folder. As an ...
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In “Advanced Wi-Fi settings”, I told my device to turn Wi-Fi off during sleep, but it didn't seem to work. What else can I try? [closed]

Is there any android app which turns off completely the wifi radio, when the phone is locked AND the screen turns off. I have already tested some apps for this purpose and they solely rely on the ...
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App to keep Android 5.0 screen on while in lock screen?

I found several apps that keep my phone's screen on, but if I manually press off/on to reveal the lockscreen, they aren't active. Do you know of any app that would do this?
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How to keep an app running?

I have installed a talking clock app (named "Tell Me The Time") that say the current time every quarter hour. However I does not stay active and I have reopen it occasionally. At the same time, ...
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Is it possible to change the default backup time of WhatsApp messages?

The Default backup Time for Whatsapp is 4:00 AM Although we can manually backup at any time, how do we change the default backup time?
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Can Google+ Friends See Your App Downloads on Play Store, or Just the Ones You Rated?

Can Google+ friends see all your app downloads on Play Store, or just the ones you rated?
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In App - Credit card payment method

I have seen many credit card payment methods but most require signing up or using a third party app. I was wondering if you know any solutions to my problem. i was a credit card processing system that ...
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Check if Cerberus is installed

I bought a used Nexus 4 on a popular auction site. I have completely reflashed the rom using Googles stock images. I want to check if any security mechanism are installed, e.g. Cerberus. Will that be ...
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android apps wont connect over school wifi

I have several apps that won't connect even though I connected to WiFi google chrome and browser work find it other apps that say can't connect to server or needs internet connection. When I'm at home ...
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auto generated two icons on homescreen lucky try and game [duplicate]

I have sony xperia l c2104 mobile in few days ago, they created unwanted shortcut in the homescreen. When I am Delete this shortcut they automatically displayed again.Help for deleting these ...
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How to have Android use one ext3fs partition instead of going rogue with virtual partitions for apps on the external sd card?

As this answer pointed out, moving apps to your external sd card decreases your overall system performance due to the tens or hundreds of partitions created for those apps. Now I wonder, is there any ...
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Unrestore ColorNote

I accidentally press restore on the backup of colornote, is there possibly a way to 'unrestore' it? Because I don't have a backup of the note that has been overwritten when I pressed restore.
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App not installed for this user

I see App in my Apps section of settings which says App not installed for this user. It's completely greyed out and I cannot uninstall it. When I install the same from play store it says incompatible ...
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Localisation in-app on Android, issue

I will try to be brief : There is this app, a game (World of Warriors) that DO NOT ASK FOR PERMISSION TO TRACK LOCALISATION. In this same app, there is this offer, Tapjoy (in the app, not through the ...
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my phone, Galaxy S4, was hacked. and now I think it's affected my app permissions by adding files to them?

My partner and I had our phones hacked recently. He was able to prevent any real damage from happening. But he reset his just in case. I wanted to go through my phone first, to see what had been ...
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Can an app run code if you don't open it?

Can an app run code if you don't open it? As part of this question, the topic of an app downloading data without ever being explicitly opened by the user was mentioned briefly. It got me thinking: ...
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whenever I connect my usb to my laptop. I no longer appear the “mtp” or “ftp” icon

Ever since I get my motherboard replaced. I can't transfer any files from phone to computer. It does not show up the "ftp" or "mtp" icon.... how do I troubleshoot this? I have lots of thing to ...
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Unable to Install more Apps in Micromax Unite 2

I have Micromax Unite 2, in which 1GB RAM, 1GB Phone Storage, 8 GB Internal SD Card. I have just installed few apps like whatsapp, facebook, skype and Microsoft Lync. After installed these apps, phone ...
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Discrepancy between sizes of apps listed in Play Store vs. actual installed app size

The Play Store lists the size of all apps available in their store. When a user downloads and installs apps, the actual sizes reported by Android are often larger than the sizes listed by the Play ...
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Media Files Don't Show Up!

My Android 4.4.2 can't find media files like music, videos and pictures. If I try to open them through apps they are not visible, but they are visible in file manager.
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insufficient storage on my device

So I have an LG g Vista and I have 6 apps on my phone. I do not have an sd card. Every time I try to update apps or download apps it say "there is insufficient space on this device." why does it do ...
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My applications are getting crashed?

I have installed a custom ROM. My android device works well while it is not modified after installing ROM. But as I update the PlayStore, Play services and install new applications applications, after ...
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Avast mobile anti virus installation [duplicate]

application installation error code -24 encountered while installing Avast mobile anti virus.
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How to delete Lucky Try icon and Suggested apps? [duplicate]

How to delete Lucky Try icon and Suggested Apps in my Celkon A118 Android smartphone? The apps are installed automatically, and that icon is not going away. I even have uninstalled all apps and did a ...
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Running ident on Android/HTC

Our Business intranet uses ident to get user credentials for the different programs/modules. Our programmers say they cant/wont change this. I'm wanting to use one of the programs on my HTC Android ...
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Recover the password to unlock phone

I have locked my phone using Android Device Manager but forget the password. How can i reset or recover the password by using my Google account?
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Are Rogue Apps Causing My Nexus 5 Android Phone to Freeze Up and Become Unresponsive Everyday?

After my Nexus 5 phone got the OTA upgrade to Android 5.1, it started freezing up Monday through Friday around 7:00 PM and remain unresponsive until it used most of its battery supply. I was ...
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I think someone has hacked my HTC Droid DNA. How can i check and be sure?

My device has been doing lots of crazy things, like uninstalling apps, installing apps that aren't in Google play store. I had questions about it yesterday, but the ones that started last night seem ...
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App not installed when installing older version of an existing app [duplicate]

I have developed an Android app (Phonegap) in Eclipse with signed key APK file version (1.0.0) and save it on SD card of phone or download from site. I am able to install it on non-rooted Samsung ...
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Synchronize applications on all my Android devices

Is it possible to synchronize applications in all my Android devices like contacts or email with Google account? How?
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GMAIL App: Fetching already deleted email repeatedly

As we can configure other Email Account like YAHOO email in a GMAIL App, I added my YAHOO Email Account to GMAIL App and can now Access YAHOO Emails using GMAIL App. But the Issue is, when I delete ...
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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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Screen timeout troubles

My galaxy note 4 is only staying on for about 15 seconds before timing out. And every time I try to change it a pop-up says that it is set to 15 seconds and I cannot change it. I've turned off stuff ...
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Run Windows Mobile 6 Classic Virtual Machine on Android

I have a custom application that runs on Windows Mobile 6 Classic on a Psion Teklogix Workabout Pro G1/G2/G3. I am interested in running the same application without any alteration on an android ...
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Unable to install apk files

This problem started around a couple of weeks ago when I tried updating some apps via the play store and it downloaded perfectly but the installation wouldn't progress. Nothing had changed before and ...
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No wifi, data internet, app upgrade

My samsung galaxy s3 keeps telling me my ip address isn't right. So it won't connect to wifi or data internet. It won't upgrade my play store apps or download them. I've already done a reset. What do ...
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Disabling Samsung Calendar on Galaxy S4 mini

I'm trying to disable my Samsung calendar so that I don't get two notifications of events on my Galaxy S4 mini. In settings I don't seem to have any options to change application settings.
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There is insufficient space on the device in lenovo A3000

I have a lenovo 3000 tablet. the tablet has 16 gb of internal memory but only 11 gb can be used. I can only install applications as much as 1 gb and if i want to update the apps i face with this error ...