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What app/skin is this pop up from?

This looks like a Samsung theme but i'm not sure and like the look of it. What app or theme is this pop up notification from?
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Pokemon logo (Cubeon) showing on my boot screen

I recently installed "Pokemon Go" game in my Redmi Note 4G. The game is working fine. But I noticed something peculiar in my booting screen. It shows up just after the MIUI logo. I took a photo and ...
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Internal GPS interfering with mock locations?

I've been using mock locations in my latest endeavors, and I'm having some issues. I enabled a mock location app from the developer options, set my Location Mode to 'Device Only,' and took precautions ...
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Why are apps not loading anything after a while of use (Nexus 5 | 16GB)?

Well the title says it. It happens to most apps that need an internet connection. (Instagram, Youtube, Play Store, Whatsapp etc.) The browser works fine though. But for example when I'm looking at my ...
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How can I tell if someone is getting into my device remotely

I think someone is spying on me. How can I tell if someone read my messages for pink my phone calls or downloading pictures to their equipment or from cuz I have Android IP address pop up on my Google ...
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I keep getting the error “An unexpected error has occurred. Please try again later.”

I've tried to use both my card and paypal to pay for an app on three different devices (desktop computer, phone, and tablet). None of them work and on my phone I get "Error. We couldn't complete your ...
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Google Cardboard video gets paused automatically

I just bought a new Google Cardboard and downloaded the official Google Cardboard app. The problem is when I play videos in the Google Cardboard app they are pausing automatically, which is very ...
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How to maintain established connections android when changing wireless network

I need to resolve the following problem. I runs my application android conected with my server on cloud, but my established connections disappears when I switch the (Wi-Fi) wireless network. Why this ...
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All apps close when phone starts and won't stay open when manually activated

Okay, so my dad is completely technology illiterate. He doesn't even understand that you don't click on internet popups. He's got a phone with Android 5.1.1 and he says he downloaded an app called ...
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Closed circuit app on Android

I'd like to know if there is a way to run an android app on a closed circuit minimalist type of android VM on an android device so that I can have a full control of what the app has access to and when ...
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Rear or Front Facing Camera through EXIF Data?

I am creating an app that separates selfies from picture taken with the rear-facing camera. I am not doing this 'in real-time' so I started looking at the EXIF data. I have compared the standard ...
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Insufficient Storage problem in Android x86 Live Version

I made a bootable Android x86 Live USB drive to use android in my computer, I used live version (without installation) of Android x86, it runs fine. The problem is that I am unable to install new apps ...
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Extend app storage

Is it possible to expand or change app storage limit on Android? In this specific case (see pictures below) it says that I have more than 1.4 GB free, but when trying to install apps message appears ...
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com.android.launcher3 this shows up on my gmail history, what is it?

I am always signed into my gmail on my phone. Today checking my gmail history on my computer I notices this app pops up allot. What is it and what does it do?? com.android.launcher3
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How to provision an Android phone automatically?

tl;dr: How can I write a short declarative description of the state I want my phone to be in, and then apply it to a phone? After a factory reset or hardware change it's always a pain to get my phone ...
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Play video with 2x speed in MX player kindly help

The problem is that I have to watch some MIT OCW video lectures on my mobile device and I'm using MX player to watch these videos. The catch is that I want to watch 50 minute lecture in 25-30 minute ...
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How to know I am interacting with a fragment?

How do I identify that I'm interacting with a fragment? My understanding about fragments is not quite clear and I presume that they are about UI, always requires an Activity to be shown with it and ...
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Spell check without auto-correct?

I find more often than not auto correct makes incorrect suggestions. Is it possible to get a spell check similar to that on desktop where it underlines mistakes in red?
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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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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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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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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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How to change locale and make it stay that way?

My friend has a LG V10 and unfortunately, it doesn't have the language he wants (Hebrew) as part of the stock ROM. I've googled around and found that there are apps that enable you to change locale ...
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How to UNHIDE caller ID for contacts on dual sim phone

My phone is Alcatel POP3 (5054D) dual sim with android 5.1.1 I would realy like to call 'anonymous' if the person I call is not in my contact list (e.g. a customer). I tried secretsheep-like apps, but ...
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Cannot browse or share photos downloaded from internet

This was a problem in my S3 but now it is much more prevalent in my LG4. in 70% of cases, when I download a photo from the internet it is not available for sharing using fb or whatsapp, and I cannot ...
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moving legacy app to new device

So I recently bought a new phone and there's this app I have on my old device that is not available in the play store anymore and that I should nonetheless like to move to my new device. I'm ...
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Get package name of an app given its displayed name using ADB commands

I'm trying to: Get the package names of all apps on my device (none of them are mine so sadly I can't get it from the Manifest) and put it into a file to save for a class project. I also want to get ...
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How to restore Sony Xperia M when asking for password to decrypt storage?

My sister came up with her phone asking for password to decrypt storage and she said she didn't set any password. I can't put the phone on USB Debugging cause i don't have access to phone settings. I ...
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Headphone Controls Android

Most threads I find on this information is pretty old, so I wanted to see if anyone has come up with a workaround. My headphones are the RHA SA950i (wired), which are wonderful. However, the ...
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Every microphone app for using with AUX has a loud noise in the background

Every app that I download for android with the function of using android as an external microphone (For example, attaching the fone to pc using an AUX cable) produces an noise that is very loud, and I ...
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Stopping downloads

I have an LG G4 phone that doesn't have Download Manager enabled. It started downloading something on its own, even though Play Store is set for "do not auto-update apps". How can I stop this download?...
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How to delete email account from Android 5.0.2

I am not able to delete my outlook account from the android. It is Lenovo A6000. I want to add my work email address instead of outlook.com I have already added my work email address however I am not ...
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Multi-call - Route calls to multiple cell phones at once

I have 2 employees, each with their own cell phone and cell number. I am trying to find some service where I can call one number and both of these employees' cell phones ring; the one who picks up ...
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Clearing app settings related to file type

I'm trying to open a file written in R, with the extension .R. While I alternately used Turbo Editor and another application to edit .R and other text files, at some point, I set as the default app ...
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How to hide winrar or other apk files in general?

I have stored some important files in my android phone in rar format. I've hidden these files in .nomedea folder. I've also enabled password for these files via win rar. The problem is for opening ...
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Can't sideload some apps on some kernels (idlekernel, Cyanogenmod kernel)

I always wanted to use idlekernel but once I install it, the apps would disappear (also happened on Cyanogenmod kernel). Usually the apps that it doesn't want me to sideload are the ones that gets ...
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Is it possible or not?

My question goes like this. As we know playstore has great no. of applications and we need to use many of them. but if we install many apps at a time phone becomes too slow. so we install apps only ...
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Home Automation Apps for Android - what is important to consider?

I want to start using my Android phone for home automation. As a starting point, I want set a lamp to turn-on shortly after my alarm-clock goes off. Having heard that there are outlets that can be ...
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Why can't I install apps to my LG Optimus F3Q's Micro SD?

I got a 32 GB for my LG Optimus F3Q (model number D520) in hopes I'd have more space for apps. I followed this guide: http://www.howtogeek.com/114667/how-to-install-android-apps-to-the-sd-card-by-...
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Where is the “Episodes” button on Pandora's Android app?

In the "Serial" podcast on Pandora, welcome instructions are provided that tell people to press the Episodes button to be able to change episodes or seasons (e.g. to go back to Episode 1 when Pandora ...
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Free up phone storage Android 5.1 Moto G

I have a Moto G (1st generation) running Android 5.1. Recently, when I put my apps on update the phone refused saying that it had 'insufficient storage'. The DiskUsage app shows that there 9980MB of ...
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Lock location services (off) on android 5.1.1

Is there a way to lock location services (keep it off) on android 5.1.1? Like with restrictions on iphone for example. I'm looking for a simple way to do this. A way to disable it permanently is also ...
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Is there a way to see a log everytime an app crash?

My android phone sometimes quit applications unexpectedly. There is no trace. I don't see anything wrong. It just quits. I made a video out of it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzAuaIw4RT0 I ...
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Is there something like memcheck and fdisk for android?

Basically I want to connect my android asus to my computer and then do fdisk and memcheck. I suspected that the disk is not perfect and so is the memory. Sometimes it crashes with no reason.
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Duplicate homescreen shortcuts for apps and contacts

How do I stop my Samsung Note 5 from putting two icons for each app installed on my home page? My contacts are also being duplicated, but not just once, some up to 15 times. Average is 8 times per ...
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Resolve error “Unknown Error Code: -505” during app installation

I have run into the problem discussed last year where an app finishes downloading but fails to install citing, "Unknown Error Code: -505." The problem was supposedly fixed in Lolipop 5.0.1. My ...
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How to find all previously installed apps deleted from history?

I'm looking for a game I played in the past that I'm willing to pay for today. I usually delete my history when you go to the Play Store - My Apps - All. That means all I have there are the currently ...
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Problem installing paid app using google play on mobile

I have previously bought an app from google play and I am trying to install it on a new phone I just bought. On mobile: When I go on MY APPS on Google Play on mobile, it is there but asks me to buy ...
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No SIM card detected — factory reseted and now it works. What now?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S 5 rooted and flashed CyanogenMod 12.1 on it (Android 5.1.1). Everything always have worked fine. Earlier this week, I have installed a new app in my phone. Although I cannot ...
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Any Android app, where I have the feature to Alt + Tab (In Tablet) to bring my running chosen apps to change at the set interval time?

Any Android app, where I have the feature to Alt + Tab (In Tablet) to bring my running chosen apps to change at the set interval time? I am using samsung galaxy tab A. I normally have to monitor my ...