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Turn on messanger from contacts view

In android we have some application for keeping our contacts. I tried both default one, and Contacts+, both without luck. If I choose one of the contacts, I have telephone number (I can call), I have ...
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Scheduled notification with input

I want my phone to do two things: Send me a notification on a schedule. Accept textual input, time stamp it, and store it somewhere. Ideally this would be the workflow: I receive a notification. ...
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Vignette stops when screen switched off

I like to shoot every x seconds a foto with my samsung galaxy s5. I am using the vignette app for this. It works well, but when I like to save energy and switch off the screen (Hardware button), then ...
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How to block everything except browser with 1 url only?

I've bought a Wespro Mini Laptop with Android 4.0 on it, and need some help regarding it. I bought this laptop for browsing a local lan http://192.168.1.105/ url and that's the only purpose I've ...
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Google Play, Lookout, other apps are not running after force stop

In order to save on battery, I force stopped all the running apps on my HTC One. Now, apps like Google Play Services, Lookout Security, Vaults are not running since that action. On Apps Info page ...
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Can I stop Google Goggles from automatically searching after OCR?

I recently had need to OCR a screenshot I had taken of my phone. I went to Google Play to find an app to do that, when I noticed that one of them was tagged "goggles". That reminded me of the Google ...
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Some apps are disappear in app drawer, but apk remain data folder

I have Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 and it installed Omni 4.4.2 ROM. Since last week I have a strange issue. After I reboot the phone some of the recently updated apps are not appearing in the app drawer. ...
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Why do some games stopped suddenly?

I just bought my phone last week, it's Andromax I3s (local phone with Haier as the vendor) with this specs: Memory 4 GB, MicroSD Up To 32 GB; Ram 1 GB; OS Android 4.3 ...
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new ZTE from Sprint “cleans” my app data

I'm app developer and my app uses database. With this specific device I have random complains from users that they loose all of their data. To me it seems like it does "Clean data" somehow. Is that ...
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IR Remote in English for huawei honor 3 outdoor?

How can I use the IR Remote app built into the Huawei honor 3 outdoor? The app that comes with the mobile is in Chinese so I can't use it. I have tried some apps in the App store for the Galaxy s4, ...
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Why there is a delay when I install app from play store on my pc

When I install any app from Google Play from pc, it wont install soon. I need to click 2 or 3 times install to install the app in my phone. But when I click install it will show as installed but it ...
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images not displayed in gallery

I rooted my Samsung Galaxy phone long back and i installed Jelly Blast in my phone. Instead of samsung's actual gallery app i have Gallery ICS in my mobile. Recently i have this issue that some of the ...
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Main camera gives: Unknown error by ErrorCallback

When I start the camera app I get: Unknown error by ErrorCallback I have tried this on a stock image (freshly imaged with no user data) and on cyanogenmod (freshly imaged with no user data). The ...
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My apps don't have access to my mobile internet

I have a very weird problem with my phone. I don't have mobile internet on any of my apps, but I can surf the internet with no problem when I am using my browser. I think it is good to mention that I ...
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Phone storage not mounted , after using USB storage shows “Application not installed”

Earlier when I used to connect my phone (A jelly bean 4.2.2) to my computer (OS: Ubuntu 12.04) both my memory card and phone storage gets mounted automatically, but recently only my memory card gets ...
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Text messaging application disappeared

I have Samsung S Duos Ice cream Sand witch(4.1.2) loaded in it.I can't see my Text messaging app and also the icon in my phone for past two days.I am unable to get new messages also.I did not hide the ...
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Create a SMS Template

Here is the thing. I would like to send specific sms with specific pattern to specific number. Is there some application which allows me to create such a template. for example : I Woud like to write ...
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App to sync with IMAP notes

I'm looking for a notes app that will sync with IMAP notes folder. On my Macbook pro, the notes app creates a folder on my webmail called Notes, and uses this as the location for any notes I create in ...
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How to track links that certain app accesses?

I always get concerned about backing up data that is relatively large, for the sake of bandwidth, which is kind of expensive in my area, really expensive. For example, when I installed "Google ...
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Batch-moving all installed applications to home screens

Is it possible to batch-move all of my installed applications to the home screens (there will be many)? I would like to rearrange all of them and having them on the screens already would help. If ...
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How do I get rid of the N symbol on my lg optimus in the notificaton bar?

It just popped up and I'm not sure how to get rid of it or what it even means. I tried to unable it by using in instructions that was for a Sprint LG phone but it didn't work.
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Non native alarm clock app able to turn on the phone

The native alarm app of the phone (VIVO s7i, a Chinese brand) can turn the phone on to play the alarm. I'm looking for an alternative third-party alarm app. I have downloaded several apps, but they ...
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LG G Pro E988 Youtube app crashes when I click a video

I bought a second hand LG G Pro E988 and the youtube app crashes each time I try opening a video. When I open the app it asks me to connect my gmail account to youtube and then when I click a video ...
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I cant move apps to the sd on a motorola xt532

So, I used the first rom in the wiki http://forum.xda-developers.com/wiki/Motorola_XT532 I had 65MB free, then I run the update of the google apps and I ended up with only 12MB free.. I cannot move ...
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OCR price app for shopping?

I am wonder if there is an app that can do an OCR of price tags (the ones used inside supermarkets) and automatically do a sum of all the prices scanned? I am NOT talking about barcodes, but price ...
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Caller ID for forwarded calls

Let's say I have a fixed line phone, say 2xxxxxxx1. I have set this phone to forward all calls to my Moto G, say 9xxxxxxxx2. Now whenever I receive a call that was forwarded, I see two numbers in the ...
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How to manually change default save location to phone storage

My phone Iocean X7S has opportunity to save apps to either internal storage, phone storage or external SD-card. However, I can't use phone storage as apps saving location. There is Phone storage and ...
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Is it possible to pack data/data/files in apk (using apktool or other program)

I used Titanium Backup to backup the app data. However, i need to give this to my friend, but his phone is not rooted. I tried to put data/data into the apktool folder (after using apktool d ...
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What are the benefits of Waze groups?

I can't find this information in the oficial wiki or their site. Some blogs talk about it but it's very vague. I need to know what they do so I know which one of them will help me the most.
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My nexus 5 just crashed when loading up castle clash

It has just crashed and stuck on the loading screen and i have to wait until its out of battery now, any ideas?
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Samsung Galaxy S2 calendar Notifications crash rush limbaugh app

I have the latest OS, I think its Jelly Bean (Andrioid version 4.1.2) and every time I get a notification pop-up (calendar) it crashes Rush. Obviously Rush is more important that any stupid ...
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Cannot install some apps in Android 4.1.2

I have a Motorola Razr D3 cellphone. Although I have at the moment 800 megabytes free on the device memory, some apps report insufficient space to perform the installation. I've cleaned caches and ...
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Avoiding status bar while using Papyrus app

I use Papyrus app to take notes. One big problem I encounter is that my hand occasionally touches the bottom right corner of the screen, prompting the device to open the menu there. This hinders my ...
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How can I change the Language of SNS app

Can someone tell me how to change the language of SNS app from korea to english. Thanks
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Run apps at half-size

I have an Android tablet (TF101) which runs really slow, especially with games like Asphalt 8. I was wondering if I could run the slow apps at half-size, so they would run faster. Is there any way to ...
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Galaxy note II will not update from 4.1.2 Failed code# 402

My phone has been trying to update the software via WiFi for the last 2 weeks or so. It starts downloading the file, no problem but when it reboots and the little green man comes out he tips over ...
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Save image/video thumbnails to external storage

How can I save image/video thumbnails to external storage on my android device? Although the image directory of my galaxy s3 device was set to storage/exSdCard/DCIM/Camera it seems that image and ...
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How do I know which apps are actually using battery?

There is a Battery section within Settings on my Galaxy Nexus, which shows which apps are using the most battery. However, it would appear that not all apps are present. For example, my mail client ...
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How can I find out all sensor my smartphone has?

Is there a way to analyse, which characteristics my smartphone is capable of? I found an app Z-Device Test, that claims to be able to analyse these characteristics: the GPS signal, camera, ...
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Android sd/android/0bb question

So I am trying to move an app to my micro card, specifically I am told to move it to the android folder on that card and then install it from there. So, I copied the android file from the tablet to ...
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“Youtube for TV” device compatibility

I have a Genesis GT-1230 tablet, running Android 4.0.3. It has an HDMI output that I can connect to my TV. My goal is to use Youtube Remote on my phone, paired to the the Youtube for TV app watch ...
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Thermodo for Android

I just took delivery of a Thermodo from the Kickstarter. Their website states that a Thermodo app is coming soon for Android but their What Is page says it should work with their existing app, ...
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My Medion tablet won't download some apps from Google Play

I have a Medion Lifetab 7" Tablet (MD98488). It will not download some apps like the Weather Channel(weather.com) app for example. Some of the apps I started the download in my laptop and the ...
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How can I update my Xperia Z mobile programs (applications) with my PC

Can I use my PC to update Applications installed in my Sony Xperia Z mobile? For example, I have installed avast anti-virus software in my mobile. Now, I want to update this software using my PC ...
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What's the impact of changing root's $HOME env variable?

I'm using rsync in my application for rooted devices with passwordless authentication with credentials. When the linux command runs I get read-only filesystem as it is trying to write the known_hosts ...
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How do I view/edit Java source code from APKs on an Android phone?

As an Android developer, I often need to browse Java source code of APKs. Is there any way or tool that lets me view Java source codes inside of .apk files and be able to edit them on the phone? I ...
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lost samsung s5830 dont remember the gmail id

I have lost my Samsung galaxy ace 3 days ago.I don't remember my Gmail account, the phone's battery was low,and is now switched off.is there any way i could find it ?
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Automatic backup computer to Android via wireless using scp

There is this script that I want to write but I don't even know if it is possible, so I'll explain what I intent to do to see if it is possible and if you can point me to the direction I should look ...
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Android app to add URL to my Google bookmarks

Is there any official app from Google to save URLs in Google bookmarks? I generally read a lot of articles and would like to save their URLs to Google bookmarks. But I can't find any official app from ...
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Lock System Settings in Android

My application will open to particular time and it won't close in that time, for example 2pm to 4pm is my application running time means, the user can't access any other applications (like Music, ...