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Running java servlets on android

I have written a couple of servlets in java and I want to be able to run them on the android platform. Is there any way of doing this?
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All communication apps show “Unfortunately, X has stopped.”?

My phone is having a weird problem, whenever I get communication from anywhere (e.g. e-mail and sms), I get greeted with "Unfortunately, X has stopped." with X representing the application that ...
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Mint app constantly asking for password

Even after entering the password, a screen comes up every few days asking it to be re-entered. How can this be muted?
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How to remove “Recent apps” when pressing Home?

When pressing "Home" button on my Samsung Galaxy Core Plus (Android 4.2.2, not rooted), I always get this "Recent apps" view, which I don't want. How to have the real home instead (i.e. desktop with ...
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Perform touch on some place assistive app

I have a big tab that I read at night using one hand. The app that I use requires me to touch to the right side of the screen to turn to the next page , and the left side of the screen to the last. ...
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My Galaxy S4 keeps whistling, even though I have not received a text message or voicemail.

My Galaxy S4 keeps whistling, even though I have not received a text message or voicemail. (It used to be the only time it would whistle.) It's annoying! I've tried resetting the notifications on my ...
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Is there any way to read SAVED posts from Reddit offline?

I've tried a bunch of Reddit apps that work offline but none have the ability to read the posts under the "saved" tab from an online Reddit account offline. Any suggestions on how to accomplish this?
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Sending key events to Nexus Player

May be someone can help me: I have Asus Nexus Player connected by USB cable and visible in adb; I am trying to send some strings and clicks via adb shell input text and keyevent, but Nexus does not ...
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Twitter app corruption (Play Store error -504)

I was browsing on twitter yesterday when my battery died. After charging my phone It crashed whenver it tried to launch. I tried to clear all the cache data and it still crashed, so I tried to ...
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Memory Card (SD Card) not detecting or formatting

I have Samsung Moto E android mobile phone, i was downloading a file from Mega.nz using app but downloading got stuck and after that mobile phone started saying "Damaged SD Card". I removed and ...
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How can I run Team Viewer on my Onyx BOOX M96 eink tablet

Rcently I bought a eink tablet and found it has android 4.0.4. While running my team viewer app it says: This device does not support OpenGL ES 2.0. which is a minimum requirement for this app I also ...
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.com.google.chrome files in my Downloads

I have a bunch of files in my "Downloads" folder with names that start with ".com.google.chrome". What are these files? Is it possible that they are failed downloads?
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Certain system apps are not functioning

I have rooted K3 note and I updated all my google apps. Then try to switch the app as system app. While most of them are working properly, some apps like chrome, maps, hangouts don't start. When u ...
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Spell check without auto-correct?

I find more often than not auto correct makes incorrect suggestions. Is it possible to get a spell check similar to that on desktop where it underlines mistakes in red?
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How to make a phone call from an Android phone via another Android phone?

I've 2 Android phones with 2 different numbers. I have set up my first phone to forward all calls to my second phone. I also want to make make call via the first first phone by some app. I want the ...
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Google play taking forever to install apps

I have a Sony Xperia Z1s running Android 5.0.2. I've noticed over the last couple months, that Google play will take literally hours to install an app, even with a good Internet connection. What it ...
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How to Forget All App Passwords

I haven't been able to find any sort of app or topic on here which allows a device to stop remembering passwords for apps, such as Facebook, Snapchat, Reddit, etc. I have strong passwords, and I ...
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Can send SMS but cannot receive any SMS

I've a Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530H,initially on 4.4.4 OS everything was working fine, I flashed official 5.0.2 firmware through Odin, the OS works okay, but I cannot receive any SMS on my phone. It is ...
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Injoo Fire Plus 3G : How hard reset (what are the keys to press )?

I have Injoo fireplus 3G. and I have tried a lot of options (keys) to hard reset/factory reset. I have tried following combination after R and D on web but failed. My android have kitkat version of ...
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Which Android version first featured auto-upgrade?

Modern Android versions enable auto-upgrading installed apps. Which Android (or play store / market app) version first featured this?
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How can I get high contrast browsing on my Android 4.0.4 device

I have recently bought a Onyx BOOX M96C+ which I just found that runs android 4.0.4.I'm finding no settings saying high-cntrast on its built-in browser. On play store I'm finding lots of apps saying ...
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How application detects previous installation (and country)?

I have nexus 7 with Android 5. I installed Asphalt 8: Airborne. I choose country (which I don't live in) and I was told that I can not choose it again later. I stopped Asphalt 8: Airborne service ...
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Tor Bot with Selective Routing

I've installed the TorBot application (mostly for the use of ChatSecure), and I've enabled selective routing for applications I want to use For (Onion routing?), such as Facebook, ChatSecure etc. ...
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Tumblr pasting from Android app doesn't work correctly

When attempting to paste into a Tumblr post on an Android HTC One M9 the paste function works incorrectly. That is: when I hold down on certain areas and select paste, the app pastes to the top of the ...
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Google Play Store isn't installing anymore

Recently I have tried to uninstall Google Play Store. When it finished uninstalling, I tried to install new Google Play Store. And, it shows App Isn't install It continues every time with the message ...
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Is there an option to edit within the Facebook app?

I have an LG G4 and I run the Facebook app within it. I commented on something and needed to edit it/delete it but was unable to. Is there an option to do that?
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How to run on boot and keep an app running forever

I'm going to write an app that has to be able to perform as mentioned in the title. I haven't written anything so far. I'm doing my research. Here are my requirements and questions I have: 1. I want ...
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Controlling volume in HEOS app using intents

I am using the HEOS music streaming system at home. It's a nice system, where I can control streaming from my phone, or iPad, or my wifes phone, etc. The problem is that to adjust the playback ...
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Samsung GY S6312 freezes: “Unfortunately, system.dev has stopped”

I have this problem on my android Samsung GY S6312: It freezes and shows this message: Unfortunately, system.dev has stopped. As soon as I touch "OK" it freezes again and the message shows again in ...
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How to configure Simplenote client to use external storage?

I've just installed the official Simplenote client on my Samsung Galaxy S3 mini (Android 4.2.2). I don't have a lot of space on the "on board" storage, so want to ensure that Simplenote uses the ...
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How can I run linux debian under my android phone without root?

Is this possible? Emulate it via vm or chroot it in some way? Wich trusted app can I run for this purpose (even paid but must work flawlessy). The problem is that I use the stock rom of my phone and ...
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Apps are restarting while kept in background?

I am running Xolo Q1000 Opus with Android 4.4.2 (Kitkat). I like it for the most part, except for the fact that I have noticed a repeating problem. After awhile of using the phone my phone begins to ...
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3rd party SMS app message sending fails

I've a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime(SM-G530H) working with Android 4.4.4, I tried installing 3rd party messaging app, made it the default messaging app, but the message sending fails always. I've tested ...
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Why a system app disappears unless updated?

I happened on lollipop 5.1.1 and to one or two app at a time, for some reason the said app just won't show app in application list(and i can't use it)... ahh i can still see it in system/app or ...
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Mobile ads in apps HTTP protocol

On my android phone I use personalhttpproxy (personalhttpproxy.org) to get rid of ads which really annoy me. As I understand now the personalhttpproxy app filters all http traffic and blocks hosts ...
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Change from Chinese language to English language (but not English language in the phone language setting)

I bought an Android phone that is shipped from China. The default language is Chinese. All the preinstalled apps are in Chinese. I live in Bahrain and do not know Chinese and would like to know if ...
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Game launch problem

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Core Prime and when I try to launch the game Stack this thing pops up on my screen. Click image for larger version Do you have any idea what the problem is? I have never ...
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Contacts Storage vs Contacts

I am really confused about the contacts applications on my android phone.When i added a new contact, i know it creates a new database under data/data/com.android.providers.contacts/databases and adds ...
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Apps are installed in my smart phone without my permission?

When wifi is on, Some strange applications are being installed automatically. I don't request them. They are downloaded without my permission. I uninstalled (removed) the unwanted apps from my smart ...
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Voice recorder based on Google voice?

I have noticed that the built in Google Voice Recorder 4 audio transcribing and voice recorder that is used to send messages as attachments results in the recordings which are very clear and I did not ...
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Can the Samsung Galaxy S5 measure blood pressure through an app?

I already know it can do heart rate, but I'm asking for blood pressure. Can the Samsung Galaxy S5 on Android measure blood pressure through an app? If not, do I need a special hardware?
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Connecting an android app with a google account not showing in the Connected apps & sites

I have installed IMDB app on android. From the IMDB app, use log in and choose a Google account. They request basic info. Check the Connected apps & sites ...
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How do I turn off page curl?

I have an LG G2. Recently I downloaded Battery Doctor. The first few days were cool, but now I have this annoying page curl. Every time I swipe up the left or right corner of my screen, it flips up ...
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How can I save a word document (from Word Android app) to Google drive?

There are options for OneDrive and Dropbox, but I can't save to my Google drive account, why?!
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How to enable usb debugging on android 6?

So I used to have this working on 5, after an update to Android 6 I'm unable to get USB debugging to work. Anyone else run into this? I've enabled USB debugging on the device. I've tried three ...
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I don't want CamCard to sync to my contacts

This may sound funny, but I just want CamCard to store the contact information from the business card I scan with it. I don't want it to be added to my contacts or any account (like gmail). So ...
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Trebuchet search application by name

I use CyanogenMod 12.1 (Android 5.1.1) with the Trebuchet launcher. How can I search for an app by its name, if I don't want to have the Google search installed?
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Is there a way to change the picture for my yahoo account in gmail app?

This is what I'm talking about. I have 3 e-mail accounts linked to my gmail app. One is gmail, one is yahoo, one is something else. My gmail account shows my profile picture no problem. My yahoo and ...
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How to recover SIM ME LOCK application on NOTE3 SMN-9006 running on 4.4.2 version

I accidentally removed the SIM ME LOCK application on my Android Note3 phone using root. The thing is the backup didn't work so i was wondering if i can still use it. When you turn it on, the phone ...
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How to install apk and obb file to internal storage on Android TV

I've seen a lot of tutorials of installing apk and obb on the external storage which are pretty simple. But how can i install it in the internal memory of an android tv? I tried to find the obb folder ...