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Apps download but do not install

I'm using a two-week old HTC Sensation. A number of times now, I've tried to download apps (this is happening on multiple apps, not just one) and although they download, they never install. I can see ...
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Is there a way to speed up games with an accelerator?

Title + what i'm looking for is like the cheat engine "speed hack" equivalent, or for another example, on the iOS jailbroken app, xmodgames there is an accelerator feature. Is there something like ...
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Location showing inaccurate movements

Google showing that I left work for almost an hour. It has me located at s nearby restaurant. I never left is this possible? How is thus happening? It shows moving and leave, arrive times. I don't ...
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How to configure Android phone to get notifications of work emails sent directly to me

For my work, I have a company email account. I use the 'K-9 Mail' app to read on my Android phone (Nexus 6). Among the emails, on my phone, I really only care to read emails that have my name ...
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signature verification failed

guys i cant get inside of phone idk somehow i messed up now when i switch on the mobile the android sign is running and i cant get inside.So i got stucked then after some google research finally ...
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How can I get a list of files in a directory as text?

I have a folder containing a large number of MP3 files. I want to export a list of all the filenames of files in that folder, so I can then send it by email etc. This can be either copying to the ...
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Root problem in galaxy core

I have upgraded my phone (gt i8262) so after rebooting it was showing that your phone is not rooted,and now i am not unable to unroot/root and to delete super-su. I have factory-reset my phone but it ...
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Auto-sync killing battery all of a sudden on S3?

I have had my S3 for a good long while, ever since they were new with Verizon. Almost immediately, I bought an extended battery and all was good. In the last week or so, the battery has begun ...
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Why do so many applications try to get the SIM and network operator name?

I understand what Android permissions mean and I have a specific question about two telephony permissions. I've been using XPrivacy for a while and noticed that many apps that ostensibly have nothing ...
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Unable to play Snapchat videos

I have a samsung galaxy ace and I am unable to view most videos on snapchat that people send to me. I and have tried to rectify the problem by downloading mx player and vlc player and updating to ...
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How to get mp3 files form Saavn app

I am using Saavn for listening to and downloading music. The problem is that the app downloads all of its data to my internal storage. I have only 8GB of storage in which only 5.23GB is user usable. ...
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If you “buy” an app in the Amazon Underground, and it is later removed from the Underground, do you get to keep it?

If you aren't familiar, the Amazon Underground offers a bunch of apps for free (including IAPs). The downsides are user tracking, pop-over ads, and the possibility of the app not working if there is ...
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Moving Robinson game files/user profile from one android to another

http://www.forumforpages.com/facebook/robinson-mobile/useful-tips/798367174/0 I tried the above but cannot find the below mentioned file which sound like what one needs to continue on playing the ...
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Find what app is causing popups, NOT in notification bar

I am getting these popups regularly. They do not appear in the notification center so I can't find out what app is causing them. The only app I can think of that I have installed recently, I have ...
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How to get google play account to see default apps on fresh account?

I've converted my old Samsung Epic 4G to a no-carrier pocket computer. I figured out how to delete the number and user info (easy, but took some effort to find out how), and then did a factory reset. ...
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Series of application freezes and battery discharging fast after turning on flash in camera once

I have LG Optimus L9 P760, Swift L9 with Android system. Few days ago I was using my phone camera and turned on "flash" under settings for it (the lamp). When I wanted to take a photo, camera ...
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Why am I not able to select VLC player from inside the BubbleUPnP app?

I noticed after the updated of my Nexus 7 from Android 5 to 6.0.1, that my DLNA app BubbleUPnP (Version 2.5.5.1) stopped detecting video players. I am trying to view a video from my library with VLC ...
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Here maps - Am I able to search for business using offline map data?

as title. I want to know if I can still search for business and not just street data while offline. For those instances when I'm out of coverage. Thanks :)
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How to boot the GUI so that one single application is launched as part of it?

I would like to reuse an older Android phone as a digital controller for some applications. It would basically be a browser (or webkit) running full screen (which would display some buttons via ...
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Help with Photo app / Gallery

I deleted the photo app that actually comes pre-installed on Android and have been just using gallery. Is there any way to download the photo app?
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How do I move apps from my phone to tablet?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 Active. My daughter just got a Dragon Touch tablet for Christmas, but we don't have wifi. I want to move the games that I've downloaded on my phone for her onto her tablet. ...
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How do I close the Gmail app on my Samsung S4 phone?

Whenever I open my Gmail app on my Samsung Galaxy S4 phone, I can't get it to close. It locks the screen up and I have to restart the phone to get back to my home screen or any other app. How do I ...
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Home Automation Apps for Android - what is important to consider?

I want to start using my Android phone for home automation. As a starting point, I want set a lamp to turn-on shortly after my alarm-clock goes off. Having heard that there are outlets that can be ...
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What are the alternative Android app markets?

How many competing Android markets (other than the Play Store itself) are there and are they any good? Which ones do you use and why?
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Connect Android tablet to VGA via laptop

Is this possible? I only have VGA to HDMI adapter. So, i can not connect directly tablet to VGA. If i connect tablet to pc via usb and then share screens, then can i give out screen to VGA?
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Curl Up Tabs on Galaxy Tab A

How do I eliminate the curl up ages on the Tab 4? I aleays wind up inadvertently curling up the page I am on while I am in the process of working. This is a distraction to me and I never use the curl ...
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Exit from download mode

I was trying to recover files with the wondershare program from my laptop and it said to power off my s4, press the lock button & the volume down button for a long time. Now it keeps saying ...
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Make a app Package For android

I have made a "Security" phone for my personal use. I have about 49 apps and about 7 wallpapers. Can I make a package that when flashed in a Custom Recovery It installs all of the apps and make the ...
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How does reducing brightness of screen increase battery life?

For all I have heard, reducing the screen brightness of your phone can increase your battery life. Just about every expert in the field agrees to this statement. But today I came across this article ...
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LG-G3 Smart Keyboard?

On the LG-G3, we can easily adjust the portrait keyboard like so: But, despite looking for many hours for some sort of setting, I can't seem to find a way to increase the size of the landscape ...
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error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported when I try to run curl on android 5.1

I'm trying to run curl on android 5.1,but this error doesn't help : root@manta:/root/home/curl/data/local/bin # ./curl error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported. I've got the ...
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Issues installing iCal Import/Export

So I downloaded an app called "iCal Import/Export 2.4". I'm supposed to create some sort of "cloud" account(??). So I got almost all the way done with my profile, & it asks me for my "PHP version" ...
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App Availability After Deletion from Playstore

I wanted to ask that what would happen to an app (For example Flappy Bird) that gets deleted from the play-store. However, I still have it on my mobile. I am changing my phone and plan to sell the old ...
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Using a US DOD CAC on Android

The US Department of Defence (DOD) uses a Common Access Card (CAC) for authentication on a number of externally available websites. It is possible to use the CAC with Firefox on Linux (e.g., see the ...
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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 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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Difference between killing an app by clearing it from Recent Apps menu and “Force Stop”

What is the difference between these two methods when killing apps in Android? Clearing an app from the Recent Apps menu by swiping it to the right or left. Settings → App → Running → ...
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How to move /data from internal storage to external SD card?

Apologies if this question was already asked. Is it possible to move the /data directory to the external SD card? I want all apps, app data, downloads and files to be automatically saved to the ...
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Help! 25 unkown apps messing with my phone

These apps keep showing up in my data usage screen. I have no idea what they are or where they came from. There are 25 of them by the way. All they seem to do is use up data and interfere with my ...
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Multiple keyboards for multiple applications

Is it possible to have different keyboard for different apps, say I want to have Emoji Keyboard for facebook and twitter but Google Indic keyboard for my whatsapp is this possible. Mobile : HTC ...
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recent songs are showing up in files but not on music apps

Recently when I download new songs onto my droid RAZR maxx they appear in my files in the music folder along with all of my other songs, but don't show in the music app. I have checked all over the ...
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Emulator not responding. How to troubleshoot?

I waited a long time to get the home screen in the emulator, but i didn't get it. How to proceed from here?
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Systemless Root

Chainfire (the developer of SuperSU), has come up with a new style of rooting devices on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above. This is "systemless" root, and is all the rage right now. So, just in case ...
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Applications: Rollback latest update

I updated Winamp today from the market and now I'm having troubles playing shoutcast stations and some mp3's. Is it possible to rollback only the update I installed this morning? or am I out of luck?
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How do FastCustomer and GetHuman work behind the scene?

FastCustomer and GetHuman are two apps that can save me from waiting to talk to a company's customer service. They work for me by requesting the company's customer service to call me back. I wonder ...
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Facing some problem with my android mobile

I'm using android 5.1 lollipop, the issue is when i turn my data ON,am not getting instant notifications from few apps like hike,Twitter, Instagram. In the mean time am getting notifications instantly ...
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Factory reset problem in LG F160

I have installed an English ROM in LG Optimus F160 So, the question is if I soft reset my phone will the installed rom be uninstalled or remain installed?
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Run any user apps in safemode?

Some Background My Note 2 has strange slow down after hours of use. After hours of usage system_server and maybe kworker use a lot of CPU, mostly during apps open and switch, it lags badly. I also ...
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The game that was previously working says 'it is not compatible with my device' after factory reset

I factory reset my Acer Liquid z160 Android phone because it was getting laggy and can't open some apps. Now it is fixed. But I now have a new problem. This game I was playing for months on this ...
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Lg g3 open an application?

I just go a new lg g3 today, and I noticed a pop-up saying to look at an app which lists all of the features. Now, I was in the app, but when I edited the app, the one time pop-up disappeared, and I ...