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APP - Root/unroot any device from the app, no PC required [duplicate]

I am a newbie with Android programming, quite franckly, I dont even know half the basics, but so far I have create an app and is in the making, it can either apply a temporary root or a permanent root ...
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Seeing how long an app was used over the life of the device

I was wondering if there's any way to tell how long a specific app was used over the lifetime of a device? Just to clarify, I'm not looking to be able to track how long it's used from here on in ...
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New android update -volume issue [closed]

My granddad (normally a techie person), updated his android software, One it was done, he received no sound at all. None. The volume was turned up, the system sounds were on but nothing. When he did ...
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How can i get apps on my phone from ONLY my other phone, and not my tablet?

I am going to get a replacement phone and i only want apps from my old phone to be downloaded to the new one, and not my tablets apps. i know there is "google play-my apps-all", but that includes my ...
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How to use two whatsapp accounts on one phone

I have a Samsung galaxy Duos and want to use my two whatsapp accounts at the same device. Is it for example possible to run dual two whatsapp client apps on one phone?
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Application Organization Management [closed]

I want to Organize all my applications from my play store and Amazon store by category, sub category, developer, rating, permissions,security, etc. Is there an app for that or like How can I go about ...
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Stock Android 4.4.2 Stock Messaging App

I wanted to see how this other messaging app was going to work on my phone and Gear S. To make it my default I had to go to default messaging app and turn off my stock message app. But the new app ...
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Losing icons of apps on SD - Lollipop

My phone is running internal storage and cannot install any more apps. So I think I can move some apps to SD. I even used this trick to moves those non-movable apps to SD. The problem so far is if I ...
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Get Rid of Google Play Services

I am using Micromax A80 with Android A80 from last two years. (Android Ginger bread, RAM of just 256MB) From last two weeks Google Play services application is taking too much memory and phone gives ...
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Restoring Backup of Hike Messenger!

I want to restore my old chats of hike messenger including the ones which I have deleted also. Is there anyway I can restore it.
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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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Re: Groupy App. How do you HIDE groups?

For the Groupy App. How do you HIDE groups? I'm a paid user, can't figure out how to do this, and no response from support. your link Live folders for Contact groups? indicates this can be done. ...
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Access video and other media from a raspberry to a chromecast?

I am planning to buy and run a RPi file server to store video. I want my 2012 Nexus 7 with Android 5.0 to browse (with thumbnails of course) and play them. What is the appropriate setup for device and ...
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Automatic Updates not Working after Updating to Android 5 on my Nexus 4

Title basically says it all. Automatic updates are enabled (tried both with WLAN and with don't care about WLAN). If i click on the Apps for which an update is available, the optionsmenu also tells me ...
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App that switches to call only mode for power saving

I have seen an app in Asus phone that have a call only mode where, for power saving we could get a single screen where we could make calls only. No other features work. I am having stock android. ...
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Can I send Android device's Notifications(like SMS, Gmail, WhatsApp) to my PC?

Most of the time, when I keep my device for charging, away from my PC where I work, I get lot of notifications from things like Gmail, WhatsApp, SMS and Hangout, and other communication apps. I know ...
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Where to do I find my saved book files on my root device?

I have a book app that downloads book files from the Internet. It stops working and the developer wants me to root my phone and find those downloaded files for him so that he can debug. I've rooted ...
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Add applications to the original Android ROM

How can I add applications to the original Android ROM installed by manufacturer, and not lose them after a factory reset?
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Stereo mix functionality in Android? [closed]

Is there any way/app for Android that mimics the functionality of stereo mix in Windows?
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Certain applications icons are missing in Nova Launcher

I have Nova Launcher (Prime version) installed on my Galaxy Nexus phone and I have noticed, that some of applications are missing in this launcher. In particular: Voice Search, and Sound Recorder ...
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Setting any e-mail accout in Android

Can we set Any e-mail address as the main or primary account in Android device like Yahoo! e-mail account? And with this Email Account, can we get all access to the Google play store?
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Here maps isn't working: “could not download initial data”

I've tried to install Here Maps on my phone (a Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus) and I've not been able to make it work. The maps are not displayed at all, all I can see is a blank screen. If I try to zoom ...
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Play store app updating process

I have recently updated an app (specifically WhatsApp messeneger) vía play store and some friends of mine can't see the new version on the store yet. How are updates managed in the play store? When a ...
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Send command via bluetooth upon receiving sms

I am working on a project with a setup as shown below: android phone (#1) ---> (android phone (#2) and arduino with a bluetooth module). Basically, I'd like to use the android phone (#2) as a GSM ...
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How do I open a used notification in Android?

Does it have someway to "re-use" the push notifications? I know that exists a way to create a shortcut to only view the used and past notifications. I want something that gives me the oportunity to ...
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Can't download anything from Google play

My internal storage has 400+ MB and the SD card has 9 GB left (I know SD card doesn't really matter). I deleted a lot of apps and I still get the message "Not enough space on your internal storage" ...
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Feedly doesn't start

As the title says, I'm unable to start Feedly and use it. When I try to open it, it shows the initial splash screen, the black one with its logo, and hangs here forever. Essentially, I can't even ...
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What's this logkit, and why is it taking screenshots?

I'm using android 4.0.4. I suddenly saw this notification in my notification pane: This has happened a few times already. Tapping on the notification removes it immediately. The screenshot is ...
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My Files app is missing

My files app is not on my home screen and don't know how to find it because I am sure it was there and don't know how or why it disappeared so I really hope someone can help me please. Thanks Sue
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How to avoid silent app installations

I have gone through this post Silent app installation wherein it clearly mentions it's highly impossible to self install the application without going through the whole installer proceedure.But when i ...
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Launcher without home screen, just app list that sorts by frequency of use

Is there anything available that would let me have a launcher that doesn't have the unnecessary home screen, just the app drawer, sorted by frequency of use? Notes: 1. Sorting by frequency of use ...
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Can an antivirus really stop the broadAnywhere threat?

I had a look at the diff where the broadAnywhere threat is fixed, and it's basically just mPendingIntent = PendingIntent.getBroadcast(this, 0, new Intent(), 0); replaced with: Intent ...
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application update cancelled bluetooth

Updated a google app on my Samsung Galaxy three phone. According to Samsung support it has caused problems with my Blue Tooth texting notification. It no longer works in my car. Can you advise course ...
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How do I get list of all application packages together with their activity label from adb shell?

Sometimes I have a trouble matching application's package name in /data/data/ or /data/app/*.apk with the user-friendly activity label I see in GUI. How do I list application packages together with ...
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Getting metadata of audio file currently being played?

Is it possible in android to get information of an audio file currently being played by an application? Is there a central service that keeps track of what's being currently played in Android instead ...
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Android does not download any files from untrusted CA certificate site

I work on a site that serves mobile phones and shares some file. When I publish my site in http everything works great. But when I activate SSL and publish my site via HTTPS with my own certificate, ...
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My camera was hidden and I lose the icon. how can I get the icon once again?

I can't see my camera Icon on my android phone. I check in "application Manage" I see it but the launch button was disable and the disable button too. How can I get one again the Camera's icon so I ...
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What is Android's sleep mode [closed]

Many developers speak of Android's sleep mode. When exactly the device goes into sleep mode ? What is st standby mode ? How standby and sleep mode are different (or related)? When the device goes ...
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Android Reverse Engineering

Is it possible to programatically reverse engineer an application from the android device directly? Using dex2jar with terminal emulator generates jar file. From the jar file how to generate te ...
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How do you install this app (For Non US / CAD base owners ) [duplicate]

For NON US & Canadian citizens, how do you install this app onto your Android Device? ps: i do have a Nexus 7 (II) from Amazon, but my google account is tied to a overseas acct. ...
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YouTube “Connection to server Lost/ Tap to retry” error

I try to connect to YouTube on my tablet and I keep getting the "Connection to server Lost/ Tap to retry" error. I have tried everything like changing the WiFi settings, clearing data caches and ...
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Where are the captions stored for images that are sent or recieved in WhatsApp?

When sending images in WhatsApp, there is an option to add caption to it. This caption is visible on image, at the receiving end, but when this image is copied or forwarded, only image is sent? ...
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Moving app data from galaxy phone to tablet [duplicate]

I want to transfer a game with my progress form my phone to my tablet. The game is in my Google play account but it does not show my progress when I open the game. Please help!
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Is there a way to beam a picture “To the tablet”?

There exists a solution where we can beam Picture/Video from a tablet to TV. But, is there a way, where is I use a Tablet as a display device on a wall, and beam pictures to the tablet? Thanks.
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unable to install app from playstore [duplicate]

It is showing error saying "unknown error code during application install:- 25". I have tried removing libs for the same app from root browser.
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App showing battery charge based on its voltage

I have a xt894 with Android 4.3. I bought an extended 3800mAh battery (Mugen) but the droid doesnt recognize it properly. I tested a couple of battery manager apps, but I dint find what I am ...
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App not compatible anymore

I recently had to factory reset my phone, a Samsung GT-S5302 with Android 2.3.6. Now I'm trying to reinstall apps from Google Play store, but one of them says "your device is not compatible with this ...
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I have an atrix Motorola and I tried to load the “rider x” app (memory problem)

I have a Motorola Atrix and have most all my apps loaded on the sd card. Seems like I can not get "Rider X" app to work. It loads but then won't open. I uninstalled and reloaded. Sometime I get ...
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Is it possible to replace stock 'Phone' app?

First of all, I know one can replace the dialer app and there are many options available for it. But is it possible to replace the stock phone app? Is there any calling app that uses the normal ...
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Samsung Galaxy S I9000

i have samsung galaxy S i9000..which in fact is for t-mobile (sgh t-959v). the contrast of the screen is to high really. 51% of battery drain is for the display. the brightnees i set it in lowest ...