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Data usage, random number apps

What are these numbers in the Data Usage and Battery Usage screen in Jellybean? I'm having a issue with apps turning up that use data in the background. I have no idea what the are or where they came ...
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I deleted too many system apps but I made backup.. My tablet stuck on android logo

A virus similar to monkey test that I almost solved the problem with Titanium Backup app until I deleted too many system apps. Now my tablet stuck on android logo. However I backed up all apps with ...
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Misc. files that I can't find but that take up about a half of available storage

I have the following problem: about half of my phone storage is filled by files that grouped as Misc in Android Storage app. The problem is that I can't find these files. If I open the Misc. category ...
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What software can insert a table of contents in a document

On my Android kitkat phone I've tried the following Wps office Microsoft word Docs to go Google docs Office suite None of them have the insert table of contents option. Am I missing something? ...
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How to check the log of last charge history in gsambattery monitor

I have been looking for logs of gsambattery monitory to see how my phone performed in last charges and not just the current one or the overall performance. Please help me with this.
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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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WinSCP for android

Is it possible to transfer files to my Fire Tv Stick with the ES FILE EXPLORER. Is it necessary to root my fire tv stick first? This is not possible with fire tv stick because you cant enable root ...
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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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Why apps are launching slowly?

This issue happens on all of my devices no matter what operating system is on it. Apps launch slowly, however the resources monitor says that CPU and RAM are not busy that much. For instance, I ...
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Is there any bank account details sharing android app available? [closed]

I have multiple bank accounts. I used to send my account details to my clients frequently using email, SMS and whatsapp. It's hard to copy the account details and sending them during my busy time. ...
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Lock location services (off) on android 5.1.1

Is there a way to lock location services (keep it off) on android 5.1.1? Like with restrictions on iphone for example. I'm looking for a simple way to do this. A way to disable it permanently is also ...
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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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Mysterious app in battery screen

There is a mysterious app, 99070 that is consuming power on my Nexus 5X. Any idea how I determine what it is? There is no option to stop or uninstall it. My phone is a Nexus 5X running stock Android ...
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Is there a way to see a log everytime an app crash?

My android phone sometimes quit applications unexpectedly. There is no trace. I don't see anything wrong. It just quits. I made a video out of it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzAuaIw4RT0 I ...
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Is there something like memcheck and fdisk for android?

Basically I want to connect my android asus to my computer and then do fdisk and memcheck. I suspected that the disk is not perfect and so is the memory. Sometimes it crashes with no reason.
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Games and ads opening up on phone unexpectedly.

I have game applications opening at what seems like random or after I let my phone sit idle. I then have to close that tab or close all tabs to get back to the home screen so I can use my phone. I ...
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Accidentally deleted keyboard by King root

I accidentally deleted my keyboard through king root how I install keyboard which is permanent and not removed by restoring
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Preinstall android apps without system permissions

I want to make an android image with preinstalled apps. But I want them to not have access to the extended permissions available when /system/app/ installed. How can I make that sure?
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How to get import/export tags from text file using Android appy geek

I am using Appy Geek -Tech news app in my Android smartphone. The app is quite good, but I can not find import/export functions there. I would like to: Export the array of all tags from ...
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removing gmail access remotely from supercell game

Hi my friend recently got hold of my gmail account access N connected it to his phone.I play a supercell game called clash of clans , he is wreaking havoc with my account , I have tried to remove ...
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How to limit/restrict accessing android device through adb

My Android device is at remote location,and the only way I can access the device is through adb commands. My app is running at my client's location (android device) and I monitor the app using adb ...
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Email app syncing two years old messages

OK, I have maybe quite a silly quiestion, but could you recommend email app that does this: Show emails from the latest month/week, then delete them from phone memory (unless I want to sync them ...
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71 views

When does Android plans to bring icon notification?

Moving from an iPhone to Android, I am surprised that Android does not have built in option to display app notifications (ex: number of unread email messages on the app icon). I know there are many ...
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Stock Android app manager requires app to be Force Stopped even though it is not running

When I go into the stock Android KitKat stock app manager, many apps indicate that they require being Force Stopped before they can be moved to external storage, whereas other apps do not. This would ...
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Internal memory issues

So I have a ZTE obsidian (z820) running lollipop 5.1 and I have a 16gb micro SD card in it. There is no way to root this phone that I have found after weeks of searching, and I need to move my apps ...
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My internal Storage is being divided. [Insufficient Storage]

And this makes my tablet instal all apps on the partition that keeps the OS. Which is only 1 Gb big. The other Partition is 13 Gb but doesn't get any of the big files. No matter what I tried I can't ...
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Orbot showing IP adresses on status bar

I configured Orbot to route every app's traffic through TOR network. In the status bar, It is showing different IP addressees with country names and agencies. Also, these listing keeps on changing as ...
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SD card has 81% free space but says insufficient space for App2SD (native, Huawei Honor 4X)

I have downloaded OLX app and presently it is in internal memory. When I try to move this app to SD card it says "Insufficient space. Can't move to SD card". Please help. I am using Huawei Honor 4X ...
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How to download .apk on PC directly? [duplicate]

I have one question, is it possible to download .apk file from Google Play directly to the PC (without any ADB or device emulators?) I have tried this one -> Evozi App Downloader but I can't download ...
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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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Duplicate homescreen shortcuts for apps and contacts

How do I stop my Samsung Note 5 from putting two icons for each app installed on my home page? My contacts are also being duplicated, but not just once, some up to 15 times. Average is 8 times per ...
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Cannot uninstall an app from adb

I am trying to uninstall an app which came to me with the phone ( an app for senior users - sort of launcher). My device is : LG L70 Android version : 4.4.2 However I cannot uninstall it from the ...
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Can we connect to a Wi-Fi automatically?

Suppose I have wifi password for a particular connection,so can I connect to it automatically? Let's say I save the password on my server(Let's just say I have access to that),so can we connect to ...
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How do I temporarily disable an app when there is no “Disable” option

There are two memory hungry apps, Facebook and Facebook Messenger, which I want to disable at times but not always. I used: settings → apps → downloaded → Facebook → force stop ...
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How can I get a game switch to different profile?

I have just bought a tablet to be used by my young son. I downloaded some apps and games, and then set up his user profile with restrictions. The apps I downloaded all appear on my user/profile and ...
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The QR code doesnot work for WhatsApp web. What is the issue?

While I click on the whatsapp web from menu , it opens scanner but can't read the code. Why?
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How to give time limit to call using db shell am start -a android.intent.action.CALL -d

I am making a call using "db shell am start -a android.intent.action.CALL -d tel:555-5555" command. By default call is up for 10 secs. I want to make call for 30sec, 60 secs. Anyone how to do this? ...
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Insufficient Storage Available when installing Google Play Services

I have rooted my Kindle Fire 7 (4th Generation) and installed Gapps using the Jmz Fire HD7 Tool. Everything went well, but, when I was trying to start Gmail, it asked me to update my Google Play ...
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Is there a native way to find all the installed apps that have access to a phone feature?

Is there a native way to filter installed apps by permission (features they have access to)? For example, filter all the apps that have access to the camera. Looking to delete all the apps that have ...
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Why are disabled apps still running?

I've noticed that apps (such as Google Contacts Sync) that have been disabled using the stock Android (KitKat) app manager still show up as running when using process observer tools. This is true ...
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Why does every app has/needs the permission “Send MMS” and “Send Email”?

So, I recently bought Elephone P8000 which has Android 5.1 installed. One of the first things I noticed was the new "App Permissions". After installing a few of my standard apps, I was curious and ...
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How to get an applock?

How do I get Applock or smart Applock cause my friend gets in my business and I tried to get an app that works but it only works for pictures and I don't want pictures.
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Google Play App Gone

I went to download a new app a little bit ago and when i clicked my google play app it was telling me that my account was not activated. I logged in to do so and google was already activated. Now all ...
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Clicking the Recents button, delay in display of X

When I click the Recents button on a device, the X that appears on each app doesn't appear for a second or 2. This is incredibly annoying. Is there a way to make it appear immediately? Motorola Moto ...
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Manual icon change now apk wont install

Well I've went into the res folder to spruce up an app icon figuring it would look much better with the modified alternative. The icon png 's are stored in about five different folders. ...
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Can multiple devices send data via Bluetooth to a single device parallelly?

I am working with Sensor Tags by Texas Instruments. These Sensor Tags (CC 2541) have multiple sensors like accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, humidity sensor, temperature sensor and pressure ...
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Can't save anything to sd card

I have an HTC desire 320. I just bought from a koodo stand and the lady talked me into getting a 16g sd card and I didn't even notice till my internal storage was full that it pretty much doesn't work ...
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View stack unintuitive?

I've noticed since the last few versions of Android that navigating through multiple apps in the view stack has been cumbersome and more like iOS, where I have to use the Recent button rather than the ...
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Moving apps to SD card

My phone can't move applications to my SD card storage it keeps displaying root can't be found and that I need to change my setting to grant or allow
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phone wants to install something

A friend of mine has a mpie m8. I think it had a virus so i factory reset it. Now my phone wants desperately to install com.google.system.s. i installed it without knowing what it is. I downloaded 360 ...