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An app named 'UTC' reappears after every reboot even if it is uninstalled

After every restart an app named UTC reappears even after uninstalling. I also keep getting notifications that the UTC app stopped working. Can anyone suggest a solution? Here is a screenshot of the ...
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Id3 Tags not properly recognised

I have so far tried a number of applications to listen to music on my Android phone, and I'm for now settled with Google's Play Music. However, it has the same issue of every other app I've tried. Let ...
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Looking for a timer/countdown app where you can customise the notification music [closed]

As I've said in the title I'm looking for a timer/countdown app where instead of having a buzz or beep sound to notify time is over I'd like the app to allow me to use a music of my choice. If you you ...
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Cannot download APK file on my phone

I want to try out my app with the apk-file of my bin-Directory.I sent the apk per mail. I can download and install it on my tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab3 Lite) without Problems. But my Smartphone ...
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How can I find out the developer of an app from its APK file?

Given only an APK file, how can I find out the developer of a non-market Android application?
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How to find amount of time slept in week with Sleep as Android

This question is about the app Sleep As Android and its add on Sleep Cloud. I've got cloud sync add on but everything is too complicated. I just want to know Total ammount of time I spent sleeping ...
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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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Gmail App crashing when printing email from App

When I am trying to print an email from the Gmail App, it is crashing and saying unfortunately Gmail has stopped. Device : Moto G 2nd Generation Lollipop 5.0.2 Please tell me what could I do in ...
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Moving/copying an Appliction from one Tab 4 to another Tab 4

How do I copy/move an application installed on one Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 to another Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. The application is no longer available on Google Play Store.
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How to make apps update automatically when the screen is off in play store?

My problem is that my device is not updating apps when I hit the auto-update button, it does only update all apps if the screen is on all the time! how do I make them update when the screen is off ? ...
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Can applications be downloaded without a Google Account and without disabling security features?

If I wish to install applications such as Skype, DropBox, etc however without registering for a Google account, is that possible? If so, how do I install them without a Google account?
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How to run two Messenger applications logged into different accounts?

I have done a bit of research, and that coupled with some programming knowledge leads me to believe that it should be perfectly possible to run two seperate applications of Facebook Messenger. Is it ...
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Google Play Store No connection

Why when I enter Google Play Store using my LG-P875 phone, it shows only "No Connection Retry"? A few days ago I was deleting some apps and other stuffs to save up my storage space, and I wonder if I ...
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Why is it not possible to download any apps when using Opera Max?

When I am using Opera Max, I can browse Google Play Store, but I cannot download any apps from there. When Opera Max VPN is stopped then I can download apps from Google Play Store. What is the ...
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my internal memory is empty but cant add new apps

Not enough storage when loading apps to my phone why is this and my internal memory is empty, also new 4gb memory card is brand new.
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Are there different results, depending on how you uninstall an Android app?

When uninstalling an Android app, is there any resultant difference between any of the following three procedures: Find the app in the Play Store, and select "Uninstall" or Open Settings, Select ...
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Are in-app-purchases applied after an app reinstall?

If I purchase an in-app-purchase (e.g., in-game currency or content) and I remove the app and install it later, will the in-app-purchase content still be accessible? For example: Plants VS Zombie 2 ...
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Android App initial release date

When you are viewing an app in Google Play store, it displays the following : Updated, Size, Installs, Current Version, Requires Android, and Rating. I am trying to do some research and figure out ...
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Image and Video Files not showing up in Gallery

I am using Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS Smart Phone, All the images and video files present in My Files(default file browser app for android) are not showing up in Gallery(default app), and Other ...
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Screen mirroring with Chromecast on apps that disallow it

I currently have a Chromecast and a Sony Xperia Z3 The problem that I am having is using some apps with screen mirroring; 4od and Sky Go. If you are not from the UK then these are apps for watching ...
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Is it possible to install an app and exclude some of its requested permissions?

Occasionally I want to install an application which requires certain permissions that I feel it really shouldn't need. Can I install the app without giving it these permissions? For example, GPS ...
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HTC Sensation dropping calls

My phone dropping calls and say missed call when I try to answer. One more thing when deny call somethimes continue ring two more times and then stop. Whats the problem ?
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Lg g3 smart cleaning stops working occasionally

I use LG G3 and I periodically cleanup my phone with the inbuilt smart cleaning but from 1-2 weeks now when I click on delete temporary files the app stops working and every time I try to do that it ...
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contacts phne numbers disappeared after sync to google

after sync to google all contacts that have phone number in them disapeared. I tried to enter a new contact just for a test. if I sync to google again the new entry disappears as well. how can it be ...
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Transfer root to SDcard with switch_root didn't work

I'm trying to install Debian on the Android 4.4 (modded with cyanogenmod) that's installed on my nexus 10 to one external sd card. I'm reading this tutorial : http://whiteboard.ping.se/Android/Debian ...
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How can I deal with unwanted system applications without rooting?

There are a lot of system apps in my mobile that I do not use, and have no intention of ever using. I know that is is possible to uninstall system apps and bloatware with root, but is it possible ...
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How do I get Google play to play my downloaded movies offline?

-tried reboot -downloaded flash -error msg "problem while viewing try again" -movies play when connected to WiFi -tried deleting movies and downloaded again -movies synced with Disney movies ...
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Get into recovery mode Xperia Ray

I want to install custom rom in my xperia ray. I have rooted my phone, Unlocked boot loader and also instaled clock work mod. I have downloaded the custom rom and gapps in my sd card. But i am not ...
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How can I find a lost phone or help people return it?

I'm looking for an app like Where's My Droid to help locate a lost device. Ideally I'm hoping there is one that might have two specific features: The ability to display a message to the screen to ...
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Effectiveness of Haxsync in helping sync apps in Android?

I have Android 4.0.4 on a Huawei m931. After reinstalling Facebook app& trying unsuccessfully to get Accounts setting to activate sync. I tried out Haxsync app. It seems to help with some ...
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How to root lenovo A526 mobile

I tried to root lenovo A526 mobile using "Kingo" and "root genius". But they are unable to root this device.Thanks for helping hands.
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Segmentation fault and no more space left on /system on android 5.1 - nexus 10

I'm trying to run Debian on Android 5.1 / nexus 10 following this tutorial : http://whiteboard.ping.se/Android/Debian at a certain point,I give these commands : root@manta:/data/local/tmp # mount ...
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How to make an side kick phone (bluetooth featured normal phone) like “side kick” for Alcatel Hero 2 for my 5.5 inch Phablet phone Honor Huwaei 4x?

Is it possible through any app,i am able to receive my calls from my Phablet by an normal feature phone that supports bluetooth? If it is there ,please let me know Thanks Ramya
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How can I remove my deleted app icons from the screen?

My android version is 4.2. I've installed and uninstalled some apps in my tablet. But some icons of the uninstalled apps are still on the screen and I can't move them to the trash. How I can ...
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Application stuck in “Installing…” stage in Market

I'm having the problem mentioned in the title on my Samsung Galaxy S. I updated the app Dock Simulator and for some reason it got stuck while installing. Now it shows the scrolling green bar in the ...
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why i can't use all my sd card space on Apps?

I have a Xperia E1 with 2Gb of internal memory. I had to buy an 8GB SD card to use good apps! The problem is that I can only use 2Gb of my SD card on apps! When I open the storage it say it has 6.90Gb ...
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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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How to disable android applications from running back ground automatically [duplicate]

My phone (Note3) has a large amount of ram, but there are always lots of applications that can run back ground which can easily consume more than 90% of your memory. It's really annoying to manually ...
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i have some files encrypted in gallery vault application

I have some files encrypted in gallery vault but my phone's software crashed and had to be reinstalled. how can I restore my data from that app? I do have my SD card but it is not showing my ...
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uninstall for good, certain apps on kitkat

I want to remove internet browsing and the gmail/email apps on my phone. I know that i can root it. I don't use it for calls or texting. Just for wifi. And i don't want browsing or emails just gaming. ...
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How to disable Notification Sounds on per-app basis?

I have an news app which gives me the option to get informed via push notification. I would like to receive this notification but I don't want it to make a notification sound. However the app doesn't ...
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Can I install apps on phone without using the Android Market?

I have this Huawei Device that does not come with the Android Market installed. Is there any work-around for this? As in how can I install Android Apps without the Android Market? Is there a way to ...
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How to automatically delete photos after google plus upload?

Once Google plus uploads the images, then it automatically delete the image files on the phone for more storage space. Is it possible? Can it be used with tasker or any other app?
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Force Android to display in grayscale

Is there a way to force all of Android to display in monochrome(also known as grayscale)? I'm working with a someone who has ADHD (and I am mildly ADHD myself). The colors are too much for him/her to ...
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Update APK from command line using ADB?

I have a phone running Cyanogenmod, which is an AOSP derivative. It lacks Google Play. I installed Textra as the messaging app some time ago using adb install com.textra.apk. Textra was recently ...
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Select multiple files on Google Drive App

Is it possible to select multiple files on the Google Drive App? I tried every intuitive solution I could think of, perhaps it's possible on the Google Docs app?
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myMail application - custom ringtone

I was wondering if any one of you out there have used / uses myMail application as an alternative to GMail built in app. I wanted to set my own notification ringtone but i do not see the option to do ...
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Can you fully remove Google system apps from Android including the Play Store updates?

Believe it or not, but I want to remove a few Google Apps which I have no use for and want to free up space, resources and mobile data usage by not having them on my phone at all. These include: ...
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Can the previous version overwrite the currently installed app?

Suppose the new version of APK of any project is currently installed on the Android phone, but I want to install my previous APK on the phone. In that case, what will happen? Will it be updated to the ...
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Does anyone know how you would use GPIO pins on an android device

I am currently trying to use an Odriod U3 (android) to control a few relays.I have looked for apps or software to utilize the gpio pins and haven't came up with any answer. Is there any apps that I ...