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Android Phone that keeps downloading apps without permission

Its disturbing that whenever i access the internet, apps of which some are on the playstore are able to download automatically. I have tried using antivirus, apps detectors and different android ...
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Player for audiobooks

I need solution for audio books. Specific of audio books is that usually they contains many files like: 3_01_01.mp3 3_01_02.mp3 3_01_03.mp3 ... 3_02_01.mp3 3_02_02.mp3 ... It is very difficult to ...
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Stuck on “Switch_root” command trying to follow tutorial on “How to run Debian on Android” on my Samsung Galaxy Mini 2

I'm trying to install debian on my Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 (where previously I've installed android 4.4) using this tutorial as reference : http://whiteboard.ping.se/Android/Debian I need your help ...
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Is it possible to switch network mode without stopping current data service?

I use Samsung Galaxy J5. My device has Android 5.0 in itself. What I want to do is, switching network mode from GSM to WCDMA quickly without stopping current data service. Why I want to do this is, it ...
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opening files in mounted directory from within apps

I have successfully mounted a local network location on to /sdcard/routersd ; I can successfully browse within this mounted directory and do copy/delete operations. My purpose of creating that is for ...
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How could I make AIDE run R instead of Java or C?

I was able to install R on GNURoot in Android. Now I would like to make AIDE run my R programs, since it can pull and push fro and to GitHub. Any ideas? Is it even possible? Many thanks in ...
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Menu Button for Android 5.0 / Lollipop

I recently upgraded from an Android 4.4/KitKat Samsung S4 to an Android 5.0/Lollipop Asus Zenfone 2. On my Android 4.4 device, there was a menu button on the bottom left. On my new Zenfone there is no ...
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“App not installed” error

I installed Badland from Play Store. It worked. Then I uninstalled it and tried installing it from Amazon Appstore. Every time I try to install it, I get the installing screen for about a minute (long ...
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Can I see just what is installed on the hard drive of my phone?

I have a Moto G 2nd Gen running Android 5.0.2, and I don't have a lot of space on the actual phone hard drive. A lot of things can be moved to the SD card, and I do that when I can, but sometimes I ...
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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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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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Setup of app in Android 6.0.1 prevented by “draw over other apps” message, how to fix?

I have the new "M" 6.0.1 OS installed on my new Nexus 5X phone (not rooted). Some apps I have installed recently prevented full installation and setup, with a popup message telling me I must first ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Can't play 60 fps videos

Everytime I try to watch a 60 fps video it freezes after a second but the audio keeps on playing (Only the image freezes, everything else works). At first I thought it was the Twitch app but today I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Cannot install apps

I have bought a Lenovo A319 and cannot install apps on it. Connected: when I click on a pdf file, Android says no SD card, despite of having one. What should I investigate on my phone to resolve ...
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How do I move my apps to the SD card on an LG Tribute phone?

I’m using an LG Tribute phone with Virgin Mobile service. Storage is a problem with this phone and I’m trying to move apps to the SD card to free up storage. However, when I go to “Settings” -> ...
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Android application for emergency text message

My brother was diagnosed with ALS and is struggling with breathing. He can still move his hands and use his Android phone. There are times when he is home alone and no one is watching him, and it ...
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Whatapp app is not displaying all the contact list as per the contacts in phone storage

I am able to see the contact numbers with Whatsapp icon linked to the same number on my Samsung S3 phone storage but I am not able to see the same on the Whatsapp application despite refreshing the ...
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How I can connect DSLR camera to android device via HDMI port?

I am new to android. I want to connect a DSLR camera over HDMI port to android device, and want to store images/video output from DSLR. Is there any method to implement this in android? The android ...
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Open file using a specific App from ADB Command

I tried to open a pdf file using a specific App (let say PDF Viewer X) from ADB command line but it has not been working to date despite searching for the solution in the last 2 days. I used the ...
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Resolve error “Unknown Error Code: -505” during app installation

I have run into the problem discussed last year where an app finishes downloading but fails to install citing, "Unknown Error Code: -505." The problem was supposedly fixed in Lolipop 5.0.1. My ...
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Is there a way to switch my sent messages to the left and my received messages to right?

is there a way for that green message or my message to be on the left and john's message or received messages to the right?
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Mobile call string doesn't bring up the whole dial in number with the extension on Android mobile?

How to bring up a Mobile number string as in example (+44 123 850 6211,,,,,61629875#,,,,#)on the android mobile number pad. The string is actually a hyperlink that will be open from the email invite. ...
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Auto VNC on startup

I have a Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 tablet running Android 5.1.1 How can I setup a VNC viewer that starts automatically on startup and also re-connects automatically when connection is disrupted? In Windows, ...
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is it posible to transfer game progress from Android to Apple phone WITHOUT connected thru FB?

My Android LG phone went swimming so it works to make calls but Gps speaker and blue tooth is fried. I have to go back to my old Iphone 4. But I don't want to lose my progress again.