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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Viewing saved posts on Facebook app

How do I view saved posts on the Facebook app for Android. I can save such posts by clicking on the vertical arrow sign on the upper right hand side of the post and select "Save Post" from the list ...
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How do I bookmark answer in the Quora app?

In the Quora app, how do I bookmark an answer to some question I am browsing? Also related, I once found an answer to some question but that answer seems to have disappeared, swarmed by all other ...
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move data+app to external sd card without root android 6.0

I wish to move all the game data to external sd card. The option in settings>app doesn't move the data to external sd card. It only moves the app to external sd card. I have LG G4(not-rooted). I ...
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Whether a new user of my old number can see my old WhatsApp messages?

I was using WhatsApp with my mobile number since last 1 year. Suddenly the number got deactivated due to no call/messages for long days. However, I got to know that the same number has been allotted ...
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How do I decode gzipped packets?

I am trying to do some analysis on a mobile app to see what data is being sent to the owner's API. I thought this would be a simple case of installing "Packet Capture" and viewing the data, however it ...
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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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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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Block Launcher only shows white screen

I installed block launcher hoping to test my modpe script. But block launcher only shows a white screen. And in the recent apps list it only shows app thumbnail. Not even the app icon. Tried ...
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Is there a way to get the URL of a page opened in an app?

For example, an image opened in app. Can you copy its URL somehow? Thanks
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I don't know coding at all, but l want to learn Android development [closed]

I want to learn Android app development. I don't have much knowledge about coding. I am ready to take all efforts and hardship to learn. But I want to know from where to start? How to start? What ...
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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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Change package name of WhatsApp? (dual sim)

I'm pretty new at Android and I'm interested in buying the One Plus 3, since it's a cool device and dual sim. Problem is that I would like to have two WhatsApp instances, since I need one for work and ...
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Authentication is Required Google Play Store

I have tried everything that was said in the answers below but it just won't work. I want to download an application but whenever I accept the permissions prompt, a notification appears: "...
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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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Unable to install some apps on playstore due to country/location criteria

I am unable to install some apps like trulymaddly, floh etc. These don't even show in google playstore on searching. If I directly click the links of the apps, they open in play store, the app shows ...
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I accidentally deinstalled the Google app—now my phone doesn’t boot anymore

Memory on my phone was low, so I went to the apps and deinstalled some. Among these apps was “Google—A handy search for underway”, and since I also have Firefox, I decided that I don’t need the Google ...
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Economist app stuck with old issues

This has happened to me repeatedly with the Economist app on Android. Basically the app usually automatically downloads the weekly issue by push notification, but sometimes it simply doesn't do that. ...
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How to check if a package is enabled via shell?

I have been writing a tasker task to enable/disable a package. I know adb shell pm enable com.android.contacts will enable the package and adb shell pm disable com.android.contacts will ...
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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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Can I safely disable google app on my android as I use chrome app?

I want to disable google app as I use chrome app. Is it safe?
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unlocking kids mode on tablet 10

please help my son has put kids mode on my asus tablet and doesn't know the password, I have looked everywhere but seen nothing to help me
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Is there a non-root app that speeds system time?

I really need it for a game whose currency increase is dependent to the system time.. I could change them manually, but it's too much work going back and forth from the game to settings and vice versa....
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How to copy text from android apk APP file to pc(work format)

I downloaded Android APK file and successfully and run it on my pc. But i am not able to select / copy the text from PC. I want to copy from the Android APK to Google docs. Can any one help me os this?...
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google authentication talk failed

When I try to download apps on my phone, Am receiving an answer that "google talk authentication failed". what can do. I tried to force stop and clear data in settings nothing is happening. please ...
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How can I use “adb over network” in Moto G?

I found option for "adb over network" in some devices, but cant able to find in Moto G 3rd Gen Is there any way to use "adb over network" in this device. Thank you.
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settings app data clearing causes any failure of OS funtionality or OS updates? [duplicate]

i'm new to android device. exploring the settings, i've accidentally deleted the settings app data. i'm afraid of system failure due to this data clearing action. should I worry about that? or its ...
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clearing settings app data causes any future problem?

i've cleared data from settings app. settings -> apps -> settings app -> clear data. i've heard a rumor that clearing data of settings app causes os disturbances. is that right? please explain.
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MTK 6572 (Doogee DG300) no GPS at all

After the first time I flashed my phone I could never make GPS work again, and the GPS signal was already weak before flashing. Now I've flashed it again and when testing with GPS TEST app, it said ...
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Make sure my app is on after factory reset

I'm making an app that I intend to put onto a bunch of tablets before giving them away in a give away. However obviously the people who get the tablet will use there google accounts, so is there ...
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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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Insufficient Storage in Android x86 Live Version [duplicate]

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 ...
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Disabling downloaded app

In Android, you can disable a built-in app so it won't run and will disappear from the app list. But it will still remain on the phone and can be easily re-enabled. However, there's no such option ...
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emulating permission access for apps

While installing apps in Android, it asks for lots of permission to run. Sometimes I just want to check out how a app is and not interested in sharing any info with the app. Is it possible to ...
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How we can get Pre-Register / Unregister button on Play Store? [closed]

As we know Google launching new app called Allo and Pre-Registration of this app started on playstore. Here I got surprised to see Pre-Register button instead Install. I want to make my own Pre-...
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Stack Exchange app cannot load questions or comments

When I use the Stack Exchange app on my Galaxy S4 under Android 5, questions never load. I see a dark blue area on the right 3/4 of the screen and it never fills up with the question content. The ...
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I turned off some apps that were necessary, now things dont' work

I have a Samsung Galaxy 3, around a year old. Recently it started spontaneously rebooting all the time (like every ten minutes). I looked on line for possible explanations, and found sites telling ...
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Prevent apps opening links in Chrome Custom Tabs (i.e. open in default browser directly)

Not long ago, Google added a new feature called Chrome Custom Tabs since Chrome 45 on Android JellyBean or later. What are Chrome Custom Tabs? App developers face a choice when a user taps a ...
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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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Auto refreshing the signal

When we go to the area where signal is not reachable, we experience "Emergency calls only" or "No service". But after coming-out from that area we sometime found phone is not receiving signal and ...
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Is force stopping an app equivalent to uninstalling it, as far as increasing the performance of a phone is concerned?

Suppose I force stop an app and it stays that way for long. Will this boost the performance of my phone in the same way as uninstalling the app would?
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Why aren't my app icons showing up after installed?

I have Moto X Style phone having Android 6.0. Today I installed "Stereo Bluetooth Headset SBH52" app on my phone, but I am not able to open this app because there is no app launcher icon in the ...
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Can I get an app package name as a Tasker Variable upon a package updated event?

I'm trying to use Tasker to create custom notifications with AutoNotification with the Event Context of "Package Updated *". But what I really need is to know if when a package is updated, does the ...