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How to remove unwanted system applications in Andriod on Samsung Tab 4 T231? [duplicate]

Several apps come preloaded on the tablet and I want to trash them. What's the way out?
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Control a Windows download manager using an Android device

Can anyone please tell me if there's currently a way to use my Android device to get my Windows PC to download a file? For example, maybe I could use the Android "Share" functionality (with a ...
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How to use “Sync” to transfer files?

The app "Sync" by Bittorrent claim to allow sync between devices without a cloud but when I click the "link device" on either of the two devies I'm trying to connect to the other I get a camera ...
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retrieving and classifying Notes with time and date of creation

I wrote hundreds of messages in 'Notes' of my smartphone (the system app), and I would like to retrieve them and put them in a CSV file, (or Excel) with one column for the content of the message, and ...
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Want to receive sms in two different phones simultaneously

The messages sent to one phone meant for it only should also be received by the other phone. What is the way out?
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sch-i905 shuts off

Sch-i905 shuts off when I try to use camera and other apps. I have to plug it back into the charger to turn it back on. Does it have a virus or could a app be causing the problem. The camera worked up ...
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Easy way to rename an app?

A non-technical friend has asked me to solve a problem for him. He has bought an Android phone (Galaxy S5) for his daughter, but he's very nervous about giving her such unfettered access to the ...
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Rearrange boards in Pinterest app

In the Android pinterest app, is it possible to rearrange the order of (private or public) boards, or do I need to use Pinterest from a PC each and every time I need to do this?
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How to handle maps in google maps app?

I am having some trouble with some easy stuff on Google Maps and was wondering if anyone could help. I am running Google Maps on Android 4.4.2. When I click on the menu icon in the upper left and ...
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Restricted-access demo tablet, custom launcher

Hi friends– My boss has tasked me with setting up an Android tablet to be used as a "kiosk" in a retail store. At this kiosk, there's the tablet, which is connected to a large display, and this is all ...
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Viewing sleep pattern when there are more than one sleep period in one day in Fitbit app

How can I view my sleep pattern when there are more than one sleep period in one day in Fitbit app? E.g. below I only managed to see the 6h25 sleep period, but I can't see the 1h37 one.
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Access Android Phone (Moto E)

My Phone screen is not working properly. But phone is working. I was searching a method to access the phone connecting it via USB to laptop. As display is not working i cant make calls. So, there is ...
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Can't save to disk after rooting device

I have rooted my Android 5.0.2 (Samsung Tab 8.4 Pro, TM700) the day before yesterday, and I noticed yesterday that my Chrome won't save files anymore, at all. I then installed Firefox, same behaviour. ...
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Why do phone makers not let me uninstall their pre-bundled apps? [closed]

When I got my most recent phone, a Samsung Galaxy S5, it came with all sorts of apps that I never touch. "Kids Mode", "Samsung Health", "Samsung Remote", and a host of other apps that I haven't used ...
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Why are Android devices now not working with a hundred megs

I have an android 4.4 kit kat RCA Voyager tablet. I have 100 mg of internal storage on it. I went to download an app from the Play store that was 10 mg and an error popped up saying I had insufficient ...
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Can Android app run without being launched at least once?

As much as I know, most apps won't ever start, unless you launch them at least once (even if they have a background service). But what about those, that for example, have the Receive Intent Boot ...
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when i try to download apps on my android (Samsung galaxy s2) it says ERROR while downloading. There is insufficient on external storage [duplicate]

it seems to me that it was a waste of money to bye GTA on my phone because it keeps on coming up with this annoying error. i will be very grateful if anyone could help me.
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Does ColorNote send my notes somewhere without my permission?

I use ColorNote quite a bit and I sometimes write personal things. Does ColorNote secretly spy on me, like send those notes somewhere over the Internet without my permission? I don't have any ...
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problem with autobackup folder

i have deleted all my photos from my google+ account but still backup folder is there in my Samsung note 2. how to delete that.i have deleted the pictures from the trash folder also but my phone still ...
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scan in price of reciept; expense manager

In Expense Manager, how do you use the camera to scan a receipt and have it fill in the prices? I think it's possible as it's description claims Camera permission is used to take picture of ...
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LG Unify External to Internal

I have a LG Unify, which has a pathetic 1.2 gigs of internal storage and I put in a 16 gig SD Card which is showing up, but all the apps pile on to the internal one and there is no Move App to SD Card ...
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Trying to move apps over to SD Card

What's the best way to move apps on my SD card? Do I have to root? Because It's getting really out of hand with storage. I only have 8GB on my phone. The only apps that I have installed myself is ...
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How to disable app notifications of a certain app? [duplicate]

How can I disable the app notifications of a certain app I installed from Google Play?
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authorization required

I can't access play store and when I attacked in war in my clash of clan it disconnect.. by the way the error message when I access play store is authentication required... please guys help me... I ...
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Auto restore doesn't work

I just switched from a Nexus 4 to Moto X 2nd generation this morning. I had backup ON on my nexus 4. When I added my account on the new phone I expected all the apps and related data to get restored ...
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Missing MENU button

I have an application, which uses MENU button for navigation purposes. Some devices doesn't have this button. I have tried long pressing app switch button, but it is not working.
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How does the Paypal 'Mobile Phone and PIN' login work?

The Paypal app has a two ways you can log in, 'Email and Password' and 'Mobile Phone and PIN'. How does the second one work? I can't seem to set a PIN code myself and it doesn't use the one from my ...
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Apps Disappearing from Home Screen and App Manager

Does anyone of you knows why my apps disappeared on my home screen and my app manager? At first, I was just communicating with my friend via the messenger app then it suddenly crashed and my phone ...
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How to record Skype audio on Android?

I saw some similar questions here, but they discuss recording Skype video, -- which I don't need. Also, the solutions only suggest ways to record 1 side of the conversation. I tried to use Real call ...
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How to control battery usage by display in Xiaomi

I am using a Xiaomi redmi 1s phone which is of battery capacity 2050mAh. Most of the time when I checked the battery status, the screen uses about 55% to 70% of battery. Its display is of 720p. How ...
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Rom Toolbox Pro Crashing awkwardly!

Rom Toolbox Pro Crashes! I'm using rooted 4.1.2 Xperia P. I used this app to change my stock Font and Boot Animation. It ran so perfectly then. Then I deleted some of the boot animation downloaded by ...
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Google Photos App - Older Version [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me where I can obtain an APK link to the older version of Google Photos? I hate the new one bereft of all the cool editing techniques. I would like to roll back to the old version....
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How can I install apps to 'Phone capacity'

I have a General Mobile Discovery 16GB, Android 4.2.1 -- Kernel 3.4.5 When I go to my storage settings, I have this screen. Click image for larger version Now my apps are installed on system ...
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Google Now Launcher is not displayed in Bluestacks emulator

I have latest version of Bluestacks emulator(v 0.9.25.5401) installed on my Windows PC 64bit. I installed Google Now laucher from the playstore in the bluestacks. And after installing the launcher it ...
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Download offline map packages of OsmAnd Map on PC?

I need to download offline map packages that users download from OsmAnd Map application. Where can I find those packages on phone? or how can I download it online on PC? Similar to how it was ...
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How can I restore my app data if I manually pulled it out before resetting and reinstalling my phone?

Yesterday I was stuck in this awkward situation where my Moto G with Cyanogenmod 12.1 got stuck in the boot animation after recent restart. It was working fine for a month or two before that. Based ...
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Hide the ETA screen in Waze when starting a new navigation

When starting a new navigation, I want to drive right away: I don't want to have to click on Go or wait ~ 13 seconds to remove this screen: (Click the image to see its larger variant) Is there any ...
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How to Right-click in Microsoft Remote Desktop?

I use Microsoft Remote Desktop to connect to my server from my Android Tablet (and mouse via OTG cable), but when I right mouse click closes RDP and exit. How is it possible to change it to call ...
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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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Underworld Empire after Root

I rooted my android but I can't play underworld empire because they don't support rooted devices. I resorted to downloading the first version of the game which worked for a while, but with the new ...
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How can I unlock my s6 Edge Lock Screen w/o having to factory reset it?

Given how sensitive the fingerprint sensor on this phone, the 5 tries were used and the phone was asking for the backup password after. The problem is that i cant even remember the PW. I can unlock it ...
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How to disable the Lollipop notification popups while in a game?

I know there are fixes for a rooted device with Android 5.0+ to stop the notification popups for like text messages and apps like facebook. These I've found tend to be perminant and not so easy to do ...
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Detect when an app crashes with tasker and force close it and finally launch it again

On my phone the app Bluetooth Share crashes randomly. With Tasker I want to be able to detect that crash, and then force close Bluetooth Share and finally launch Bluetooth Share again. (Or turn on ...
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How to detect which Android apps were running in background after my phone was lagging just few seconds ago?

I have 200-300 apps on my phone. Sometimes my phone starts responding slowly. I assume, it's because of apps running in background after I unlock my phone. Anyone knows a way how to check, which apps ...
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Communicating offline between different android devices

I have multiple android devices that need to operate in areas with limited network connectivity. At the same there, I need the data capture on one of them to be immediately available on another device ...
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Clicking Android's Back button launches a previously running app

Sometimes, when users click Android's Back button to exit an app, the app exits, but a previously loaded app will suddenly start running (even though the user launched the current app directly from ...
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Completely disable hardware and software buttons

I want to completely disable the three on-screen buttons (Back, Home, Recents) and any other hardware button. I am aware that I cannot do this from the application since that would be a major security ...
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Snapchat gave me the real name of a user I dont know. How?

A long time ago I added a person to Snapchat. His username (display name?) was O*, and I added him with that display name. Today I received a message from him, but the name that showed up in my ...
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Can't Sync Google Calendar

I have an error while synchronizing my Google Calendar on my Samsung Note N7000 with Android 4.1.2, my Google accout does never Sync I have a whole load of important meetings that go back to 2014, ...
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I moved some apps to SD, why haven't int/ext storage changed? [duplicate]

The apps were all user-downloaded. Transfer size should have created generous internal storage "breathing room." Details: Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 5.0 Via Android App Manager(AAM) reported ...