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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, ...
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My Nexus 4 crashes after every app start

I haven't used my Nexus 4 in a while, and all of a sudden all apps crashes on their start up, including the Google Play Store app. I have tried to upgrade the OS to KitKat (via Settings => About This ...
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Start Google Search with input selected and keyboard active

I'm trying to add an app to Widgetlocker (or shortcut) that will not just start the Google Search app, but actually focus the input and activate the keyboard. Otherwise, I have to click again to do ...
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Is there any dictionary app the can lookup for words like on iPhone?

I just moved from iPhone to Android and I am looking for a way to lookup words by highlighting and choose define like in image below. Is it possible to do this on Android? If so, how to do that?
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app share from home screen

Experia u. I drag an app up to top of my home screen to share but it tells me this is not a shareable item. It does this with all my apps. I've gone in all settings and cant see how to get this ...
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Deactivate pop-up adverts on selected applications like chess

whenever I make use of chess application and other games, some annoying pop-up messages keep on invading my screen. how do I deactivate that.
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Change email address associated with Google Account

My Google account on my previous Android phone was linked to a google (not gmail) account/address that no longer exists. I would like to transfer the apps I bought for the old phone to the new one, ...
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Unable to install on USB storage or SD card?

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy Y (GT-S5360L), which I recently factory reset. Now I have a problem: whenever I try to install most apps it gives the error " Unable to install on USB storage or SD ...
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Change language and remove chinese apps on Lenovo A820

I am not sure if it is the right place to ask, so sorry if I am wrong. I received a Lenovo A820 bought in China. I would need to put it in English, and remove Chinese apps. Can I do that directly with ...
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Cannot install non-market app; asks to free up space

I'm trying to install a non-market app via the APK file on my HTV One V. It goes through the install sceen. At the end, it gives an error message Could Not be installed. Free up some space and try ...
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How can I configure a Galaxy S4 to allow me to touch Dashclock to open items?

How can I configure a Galaxy S4 to allow me to touch Dashclock to open items? I want to be able to tap on the email icon to open email, etc. Dashclock appears to support this (I may be incorrect ...
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Are there any databases of Android services/applications & their respective descriptions?

When I'm attempting to clean up my phone's unused files and applications, I run into a lot of cryptic items that I have no idea what their purpose is. For example, on my Samsung Stellar running ...
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What would be a good method to find popular, low rated apps on the google play store?

Apart from just scouring through the charts and clicking on each app individually. I calculate that would take a full week to complete. I can't find any site that lets you sort the apps by rating, ...
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Does Mobogenie for Android install adware on the phone?

Has anyone used Mobogenie? It looks like a very useful way to control an Android phone from a PC, but I found one review that says it installs adware in your browser. However, it wasn't clear if this ...
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Installing Firefox on Android 2.3.6 failed

I trid to install the Firefox browser on Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread). After downloading, in installing progress, it failed with this message: Application not installed. I have enough memory. I ...
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A to-do list with the “Put off” feature

I use Google Calendar and usually plan my working days on Sunday. If I don't manage to finish a job in time, I'd like to re-appoint time for all the jobs followed by the unfinished one. E.g. Mon Aug ...
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Intentionally scrolling only vertically and not horizontally

Suppose a document is capable of scrolling both vertically and horizontally, but I only want to scroll it vertically. (Example: a PDF with wide margins, where I have zoomed in so that the margins ...
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Huawei u8800 restarts

I am having troubles for weeks and still can't do anything I can only go into Android recovery, and can wipe data. Then after 2-3 restarts, Huawei X5 boots. If I restart phone, a lot of windows ...
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How long has my app been active?

I know that in my settings I can view how much battery my apps have used, but is there any way to detect for how long an app has been active? I would like to know how much time I spend on Facebook, ...
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Disabling System Apps that have been updated and User apps [No Root]

How can I disable system apps that have been updated through the Play Store without doing "Uninstall Updates"? For instance, Maps is a system app, which has been updated. How can I disable it without ...
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Measure data used by android app

Is there any way I could measure the data being used by the components in my android app? If yes, how can I do it? For example, Say I have an app A with X and Y components, I would like to know that ...
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disappearing download

I downloaded an app earlier to my Galaxy Ace. The progress bar gradually filled until it said it was 100% complete. I now can't find it. It's not showing up at all in the list of all apps under manage ...
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Android Mockup Tool that can read/write balsamiq files

I've been testing some mockup tools for android but none seems to be able to import balsamiq mockup files. Has anyone found one yet or any converter out there? I already tried "Mockups.me" and ...