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Is it possible to run an app directly from a USB flash drive (OTG)?

I'm almost giving up on this, can anyone help me? I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 which means that I can't get an external sd card mounted to my phone. So I bought an OTG flash drive with the hope that I ...
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Can I have horizontal scrolling in the installed application on the Sense 5.5?

I have an HTC One with Sense 5.5 installed. In Sense 5.5 the installed application menu have a vertical scrolling. I'd prefer to have horizontal scrolling. Can I change this setting in some way?
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Is it possible to initiate an app using Airwatch?

This should be a very simple question, but I cannot find any documentation on this anywhere... Basically, I have a service that needs to be installed and running on every phone using Airwatch. ...
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Android File Transfer not working?

I have a mac, and I want to delete all the music on my phone and replace it with all the music on itunes in my mac. I've done this before, but it is not working. For some reason, my music is not in ...
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Windows phone, Android OS [duplicate]

I made the mistake of getting a windows phone because the price was enticing. I want to run android O.S. if at all possible, being a working full time school full time person I'm looking to save money....
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Is it possible to run Android applications on (normal) Linux?

Since Android is a forked Linux kernel plus software stack I am wondering whether there are any projects or ideas regarding creating a version of Android that can be added to a Linux system to allow a ...
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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 can I start Airdroid remotely?

My screen is broken, and I'm unable to start Airdroid (local connection mode). Is there a way to start it from the computer? I know that the phone has wifi on, I can see it when I scan my network.
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How can an app could know your android device? [closed]

Some app account is tied to my phone even after reinstall or change my google account on my phone. Why this app could know my phone?
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App <X> isn't working correctly. How can I fix it?

I have an application that isn't working correctly. Either it's not launching, or not responding to commands, or some of the functionality isn't doing what I expect. What are some simple steps I can ...
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What are my most frequently used apps?

As I want to optimize my workflow, how do I determine my most frequently used apps?, so I can put them on start screen. Of course I guess the 3-5 most frequently used apps by myself, but as there ...
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Why is some application not supported by device with Intel processor

Pokemon Go is releasing today but sadly I saw somewhere in the Internet stating that Niantic has claimed that the app is not supported by devices with intel processor (in my case asus zenfone 5). So I ...
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Seeing how long an app was used over the life of the device

I was wondering if there's any way to tell how long a specific app was used over the lifetime of a device? Just to clarify, I'm not looking to be able to track how long it's used from here on in (...
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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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cant download ANYTHING on My LG G2 anymore

My phone went in for repairs and since then I am unable to update or re-install whatsapp or chrome. I go to google play store to download whatsapp but when I click the install button nothing happens, ...
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Can system apps be enabled/disabled directly from the filesystem?

System apps can be disabled by using pm disable [appname] and re-enabled in the same fashion. But is there a way to accomplish the same thing by editing some file(s?) somewhere? Context: My Android-...
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App drawer disappeared on One Plus One with Cyanogen OS

I accidentally removed my app drawer on the dock. I already tired different ways suggested on this site to get it back. But none of them worked. I am not sure if this is related to the OS version or ...
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Is there an app on Android that won't allow me to turn off the phone? [closed]

I have an alarm app that can be stopped only by turning off the phone. The problem is that I don't want this option ("to turn off the phone") because it's too tempting for me... So I was wondering if ...
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Use google translator in snapchat

Hello guys I'm sorry if I'm posting the question on the wrong forum but I needed to know to know that is there a way that I can use google translator in snapchat. Like if I recieve a message in let's ...
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error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported when I try to run curl on android 5.1

I'm trying to run curl on android 5.1,but this error doesn't help : root@manta:/root/home/curl/data/local/bin # ./curl error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported. I've got the ...
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How can I view only one star ratings in Google Play Store?

I find it quite annoying that there is no easy way to sort the reviews of an Android app: - neither can I search for certain keywords that may appear in a review. - nor can I change the sort order, i....
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How do you open an embedded hyperlink in a PDF on an Android device?

I have PDFs with hyperlinks (linking to other pages in the document as well as external websites) and would like to be able to use the links provided. The Adobe Reader app and other apps I've tried (...
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Clear app data and maintain logins

As the title says, is there a way to clear all the data of a specific app leaving untouched it's login, settings and other personal information ? There are tons of garbage files that a cache cleaning ...
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Which apps cannot be disabled (without root)?

I need to know more about disabling built-in apps. Some apps can be disabled, but there are some which has "disable" button disabled. Is there any way how to find out which apps cannot be disabled? (...
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When I uninstall updates of system apps is it persistent?

I don't want some apps updated (especially some of built-in apps). If I uninstall updates in settings is it for good or only to next phone restart? (I want to have auto updating in google play ...
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Can I connect my smartphone, LG G2, to TV via USB

I have LG G2 and a TV which has a USB port. The TV can recognise when I put a flash drive into its USB port and it plays videos like a computer but I would like to ask : 1.Can I use my phone also as ...
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what to do if my all google apps are not working properly

I need a serious advice from android experts. When I was managing my apps space in my android phone, I accidentally crashed all inbuilt google apps like google account manager, google play services ...
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Move apps to internal SD card

My phone has 3 storage spaces available: Internal storage - Internal storage for the OS and non-movable apps (1GB) Phone storage - Integrated SD card (~1GB) SD card - Removable SD card When I got ...
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Can Not install Android Wear App

I have been attempting to find compatible apps that are intended only to work on Android Phones and Install them on the android wear device. I recently Have came across a Moto 360 2nd Gen. and a ...
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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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How do I share apps between users in Android 4.4 KitKat?

My kids received the second-generation Nexus 7 tablet as a gift. I'd like to be able to purchase apps from one account and share them between the various users on the tablet. Some articles about the ...
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Why are there no GOOD video editing applications for Android? [closed]

So, I've been searching a lot for video editing apps lately, I must've installed hundreds of them... most are terrible, some are alright and there are a few that are somewhat good, however none of ...
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How to identify installed apps where I participate as beta tester

On my Moto G (peregrine) with Android 4.4.4 I installed some apps where I joined beta tester programs long time ago (via log-in from a googlegroup etc.), and also just some weeks ago where no more ...
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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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Android L Preview After device unlock Contacts app open

In My Nexus 5 after I unlock my device ervery time contacts/people app is open up automatically. Do I Need to change any settings??
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How can I have android reinstall my installed apps after I do a factory reset?

I have a nexus one and I installed a bunch of apps on it. After I do a 'factory reset', I go back to 'Android Market' and I see it is trying to download the apps I installed before. However, all of ...
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Buttons remapper: safe app?

My concern is related to the following message received before I've tried to activate the app using an A5 Samsung / Lollipop 5.1.1. The app is installed from Google play no other external source. ...
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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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Youtube in flyperlink

I recently came across a beautiful web browser named Flyperlink. It's really good but only problem with this browser is whenever i open a youtube link in it, it opens youtube app instead. Is there ...
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Backup Quora answers

How can I backup custom content contributed to Quora with the Quora app so that I can keep a local copy of my answers to questions found therein? Thanks.
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What is YGPS and why does it have every permission that's in the book?

I have a FairPhone One. From time to time I look in the system settings and the battery usage to see what is draining the battery. I've disabled anything I don't use, including a number of builtins ...
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how to fix missing .asec files

Today, I made a big mistake , formatted SD card and erase all files including .asec files that stored in .android_secure folder. So i want to fix that issue without losing my data... i tried to ...
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Unknown App get installed Automatically

I have Android Kitkat 4.2.2 tablet. When I rooted it and used it for about 4-5 months I got no problem, one day automatically one app named "engrils" and such named 2-3 apps got installed as "system ...
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Google Play says my device isn't compatible with the app even though it meets required Android version

I have a Hisense HS-U601 with Android 4.4.2 but when I try to download apps on Google Play that requires 4.0 and up it always says it's not compatible. For instance I can't update my Instagram app ...
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Unfortunately (any) app has stopped. What should I report?

When one gets the ever popular "such and such" app has stopped, you get offered the option to report it. What are you supposed to say in the "report"?
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I can't use android emulator in android studio in Mac

Can anyone help me run emulator in android studio in Mac? I tried to run it but it says the following as portrayed in the given image.
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Where does SafariOnline (Safari Queue) store downloaded books?

I used the Safari Books Online "Safari Queue" not Safari to Go app to download a book to its "Offline Bookbag". In what format is the book stored? I ask because I'm hoping to use a reader other than ...
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Apps not transferring between Samsung S4 and s5

To transfer files, data, and apps from a Samsung S4 to a Samsung S5, I used the app "Samsung Smart Switch". This transferred the data using NFC. However, of all the apps I had originally downloaded ...
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How to recover files form hide it pro app?

I had photos and videos hidden using Hide it pro app and I changed the memory location to External SD card. Three days back my SD card stopped working on my mobile but its working in pc. I recovered ...
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How to install apps in SD card on lenovo A1000? Help needed

I have browsed a lot of websites, watched many videos on YouTube but couldn't find how to install apps directly on my SD card. My tablet, has only storage of about 2GB, and so I cannot fit every app ...