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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?
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not able to close background open apps in 4.4.2 kikat

Not able to close background open apps in 4.4.2 kitkat using device lenovo S850 previous it was working Normal ,but by pressing left key on handset more then 3 sec.it should show background open apps ...
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GPAY-how to eliminate this app

Have noticed over the past few days, random pop up ads on my phone. Upon closing the pop up, I get "Gpay has stopped working" and the app closes. I didn't install this, and have removed a recent app ...
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How do I know when an app was used in Android?

Is there any way to tell when an app was being used in an Android phone? I am specifically interested in the camera and gallery functions. I believe my roommate went through my photos without asking, ...
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How much battery drain does having Bluetooth on - but unpaired - cause?

If I was to turn my Bluetooth on but not pair it to anything specific what percentage of battery will be drained by the end of the day?
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Samsung sidesync run from pc

my phone's lcd and touch is broke, and I'm trying to use samsung sidesync to access phone. Problem is that that I can't run sidesync app. I have tried to use ADB but I'm 100% sure that I have disabled ...
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Read-only mode for Android?

I need a read-only Android test device like a https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCD The system should run on the Samsung S4 and not on a CD. Is there a way to set the android system in read-only ...
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How to downgrade an app if it has been updated via Play Store?

I have an app installed on my phone, which I've installed from the Google Play Store. If I update the app and don't like the upgraded version, is there a way to undo the update and downgrade back to ...
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Is Applock by Gizmoquip safe? [closed]

I tried to install an app on my tablet called Applock, by a developer called Gizmoquip (I think there are a few apps with that by different developers). AVG came up with a message saying it will ...
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I can't play my asphalt 7

It says that to run Asphalt 7, the "100% games application" needed to be installed on this device. Then I copy 100% Games Application but I can't install it, instead, it says: Parse Error: There was ...
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How to remove spywares from factory reset list?

I have a lenovo phone with Android in it. The phone is so infected by auto installed apps for the past few weeks that I've decided to do a factory reset. However, the factory reset happen to reinstall ...
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Android to listen TCP connection

Is it possible to put Android to accept outbound connections, ie. act as a server waiting for connections? If so, is there any hindrance like an embedded Android firewall? What I have in mind is to ...
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Trying to uninstall Cool Browser

So, I was looking for an app and this Cool Browser app ad came up, I thought I was installing the app I had searched for but Cool Browser was downloaded. When I go to uninstall the uninstall button ...
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Unity app not running on Cyanogen OS 12

I installed the Treasure Hunt app on my phone with the help of the Google Cardboard SDK for Unity. The app shows the splash screen and stops immediately. The phone runs on Cyanogen OS 12. This app ...
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Installing apps and app data to the SD card

I would like to install most data for certain apps onto a 32GB SD card. I am planning to root my device with Android 5.0.1, a 16GB Nvidia Shield Tablet. Does anyone know of any good, safe and free ...
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Is there a way to make an android phone only run one app and nothing else?

I want to take an old android phone and turn it into a dedicated calculator. In other words, I'd like to make it so I boot up the phone and my calculator app is running, and there is no way to access ...
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How can I identify Mobile Speaker issue and how to reduce the noise while Music is playing in Speaker?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Grand2.Recently I'm facing Noise(with some vibration) while listening to Music in Mobile's Speaker.How to confirm that it's mobile speaker issue and also how to fix it? Kindly ...
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Error retrieving information from server

Whenever I try to download an app from Google Play Store, it allows me to accept the App Conditions but I don't see it downloading. A sign that shows there's an error pops up, 'Error retrieving ...
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Restrict Internet access to a particular app only for a specific time period on an unrooted device

I have an app that behaves poorly. It is constantly uploading stuff in the background. I think I could get it to use less power if I could impose some sort of "parental control" type feature on it. ...
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Android gmail app

In micromax canvas, i am unable to find account settings in gmail app . I need to add recovery mobile number to my gmail account in my mobile ? how to do it in specified mobile?
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Unable to purchase apps

I am new to Android but have got a new phone running 5.0.1 using my Gmail account administered by my university in New Zealand. However I am unable to purchase apps in the Google Play store. I am able ...
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Upon restarting, my apps disappear.

I have a rooted phone and to save space I linked (using link2sd) most of my apps to the external SD card. Since then, on restarting, my apps vanish, and like weeks later, they reappear (without data). ...
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First time boot [duplicate]

How can I get the first boot Android welcome screen again without doing a factory reset?
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McAfee Free Antivirus won't update from Play Store returning error -505

I am putting McAfee in System/app directory to prevent standard users from uninstalling it. Once I try to update the package from Play Store, the download progress reaches 100% and when it tries to ...
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Android not writing files in sd card

I am not getting why inspite of having a 16 GB SD card in my android the apps from play store are not getting directly stored in SD card by default. Due to this its becoming hard for me to use the ...
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Add an app to the Google Playstore installed list

I have recently have had to flash my GApps package on Cyanogen. As a result all the application that were previously listed in the installed apps section are no longer present any more. Is there any ...
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How to cancel sent invitation on LinkedIn via Android app?

Is it possible to cancel a sent invitation on LinkedIn via the Android app? It can be done through the website.
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Installing File Explorer on Droid 2

I have a Droid 2 (very old, model from 4-5 yrs ago). My phone is stuck on airplane mode and I am unable to turn airplane mode off. I found a way to fix it that looks very promising. ...
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“insufficient storage” though nothing is installed

I can't download any apps onto my android tablet. I have put it back to factory settings and it has nothing saved on it at all and is still telling me I have insufficient storage. I can't even install ...
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Droid Maxx GPS is always on

When I first got the phone the gps icon in the notification bar would only come on when I opened an app that was using gps (like weather and gas buddy or maps).. I recently restored my phone to get ...
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Why are Clean Master, Daily Racing, DU Booster, MP3 Downloader, SnapTube and TouchPal installing themselves?

One day I found myself having some weird apps in my phone I didn't remember installing. After uninstalling them, they appeared again after after some time. These apps are: Clean Master Daily Racing ...
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How to make phone play a custom sound after pressing physical button?

I have LG G2 Mini with Lollipop. In Settings there is an option that allows the phone to quickly launch apps at the locked screen. So when you press and hold volume down it can open the Camera, and ...
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Notifications appearing even if they have been viewed

I just switched to my first Android phone (been an iPhone user until now), running Lollipop 5.0 on a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, and I am having a strange issue. If I receive messages on Facebook ...
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My phone keeps turning on wifi and data connection automatically

My HTC 310 model automatically keeps turning on wifi and data connection all the time no matter how many times I turn it off. I even factory reset the phone considering that some apps could be the ...
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Why have my shortcuts and apps disappeared?

I have a Huawei u8687 and I have downloaded a couple of apps. Now the shortcuts are gone from the home screen and the apps are not in the apps list. When i went to the Google play store to reinstall ...
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All browsers are failing to open any web pages

I have a Galaxy S5 with Android 5.1.1. My phone is rooted, and has been working fine since I updated about a month ago. Within the last few days, I have been having this issue, and I don't know what ...
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Tablet restarts after entering a game

My tablet Tesla TTL7 has this problem where when I enter a game or app, it restarts on its own. No other threads have my problem, so I had to make a new one. Anyone had this before? Update: It now ...
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Root Access to avast moble

How do you grant root access to an anti virus program manually on a Samsung tablet.Because I want to enable a firewall to be more safe
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Looking for info on Galaxy S4 accelerometers

I have been playing with a vibrometer app from "Smart Tools" on my Samsung Galaxy S4 Model SCH-i545. It uses the accelerometers in the phone, not the microphone I would like to know how well this ...
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How can I highlight clipped web pages in Evernote?

So Evernote can clips pages now but how do I highlight sentences or words? I can't find it. I have Skitch installed and linked but when I open a clipped webpage I don't see any "highlight" buttons ...
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How to extract ppt file from SlideShare app

I am using SlideShare to view presentation. When I use its website then i can download the .ppt files. But in android app it has given only save feature to view it offline. What if I want to ...
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How do I change exchange servers on OWA?

I need to change the exchange server that Outlook Web App is pointing to. Does anyone know if this is possible or do I need to reinstall the app?
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Show app above the lockscreen (i.e. Google Maps)

i have a pattern lockscreen enabled. Now i have an app which plays audio files, but if you want to skip or pause the track, you have to unlock your phone. So i want that my desired app is above the ...
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Apps have become lost on main phone memory

Many of apps have disappeared from the main screens. On investigation I find they were all on the phone memory - the ones still working are all on the SD card. In app manager they are in the list of ...
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How to check usb connection time duration using adb command?

Is there any way to check when and how long was my android device connected via usb? I cant find any adb command to check it.
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App nationality in Play Store while updating from different location

For some reasons I have to use VPN for downloading apps from play store. I want to know when I change the IP for example to US and my Play Store change to US. Does it give me different app in US ...
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Cannot install apps on google play

As the title reads, I cannot install apps. Plenty of space available, shows the downloading bar but does not show the downloaded/remaining bar and does not start downloading at all.
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Setting up Email Notifications based on time & location

I'd ideally like to only receive notifications from an email app (can be the outlook app or the generic android mail app - not gmail or inbox) at certain times of the day or when I'm not connected to ...
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Why I can't scan the Whatsapp QR code? [duplicate]

My Mobile Modile no spice mi-402 , why i am not able to scanning QR code from https://web.whatsapp.com/.
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Ingress compass not working

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 3 and I downloaded Ingress, but the yellow arrow always points in one direction.