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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Ingress compass not working

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 3 and I downloaded Ingress, but the yellow arrow always points in one direction.
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how to connect gfive w1 mobile with pc through com port for pc suite

how to connect gfive w1 mobile through com port to connect to pc suite 1. mobile has two options mass storage and com port upon connecting with usb wire 2. if leave it automatically update from ...
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How to start WiFi automatically on VoIP app demand

Phone is connected to internet with default program from my operator, it is a slow GPRS, EDGE or 3G internet, whatever is available in the moment. I would like to make my phone try automatically ...
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Phone won't stop installing apps

I'm having trouble downloading apps, but I'm getting no error messages. I click on "install" and it goes to "installing", and it keeps installing for literally HOURS, but never downloads anything! ...
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Is there a way to start recording video immediately?

With the default camera app, i need to start the app, then switch to video mode, then click record button. The subject of the intended video may be gone by the time i do all this. Wouldn't it be great ...
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Permanently disable app notifications (lollipop 5.0.2)

I am running lollipop 5.0.2 on a Motorola Moto G 2014. I would like to permanently disable notifications for specific apps. However, when I untick Show notifications in the settings for some apps, ...
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Why do I get a “no connection” error when trying to empty the trash on my Samsung Galaxy S5, and the trash goes right back into my inbox

Why do I get a "no connection" error when trying to empty the trash on my Samsung Galaxy S5, and then the deleted e-mails go right back into my inbox? PS. I know I have a connection. Thanks
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Icons for apps on the SD card don't load

I have Android tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4) I've encountered the problem with icons for apps on the SD card do not load (As shown in the screenshot for the app AC Forums) Does anyone know if ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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Skype Dark camera on android 4.4 tv box

I am using Android TV Box 4.4 which has features like a Tablet.Whenever I am using Skype, voice is O.K but the camera other party see is very dark,I have tried different versions of Skype but problem ...
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Authentication problem using connectify

Whenever I want to connect my Android smartphone to a wifi network using Connectify / Virtual router it shows authentication problem always . I tried so many ways but all in vain. Restart mobile ...
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Transfer apps on internal storage to sd card

How can I move apps on the internal storage to the SD ard as some applications do not have the button enabled in Settings? I have a Haier W860.
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where is the motions and gestures settings for lenovo k3 note

how to disable motions and gestures on Lenovo K3 note, need to disable pause/mute so I can play audio files. I've tried disabling the character settings but to no avail
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How to transfer apps from an emulator to another one, on my PC?

I tried to transfer my apps that I already downloaded using blue stacks to another emulator that's Droid4x, but I can't find my apps in form of ".apk". How to transfer the apps?
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APK is not installing because of MAP permission

Hi i cant install the apk in the device which running on lolipop version because of it says you Google MAP permission is already using by an another app.so cant we have one more permission for google ...
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How can I sync a folder *to* android using syncthing?

I have installed syncthing on my Windows desktop and on my android 2.3.3 based phone. The nodes are talking and I see that I am connected to the windows desktop. I successfully sync'd a folder from ...
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On my HTC Desire 610 In my call settings the voicemail notification option is grayed out

I use to get a text message with a voicemail icon whenever I would have a voicemail message. I somehow accidentally changed the settings in my call settings and turned my voicemail notifications off. ...
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Full Backup of Rooted Toshiba Thrive w/ CWM

I have a rooted Toshiba Thrive 10 and I tried to dump everything using DE but I get very inconsistent results. The size of the back ranges from 6GB to 14GB. A full backup should actually be 19GB for ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 missing icon showing how many apps are running

My Samsung Galaxy S6 had a icon on the screen that showed how many apps were running. But now it's gone? Does anyone know where to switch it back on?
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Found this amazing app on playstore, but how secure is it?

Today I came across a app on play store called RLWatcher. It is an amazing app which could come in handy in a lot of situations. It lets the user remotely sense movement, sound or even just the ...