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HTC Desire X switches on random applications when WIFI switched off

My HTC desire switches on random applications like weather accu, torch etc. when I switch off Wi-fi. Any idea why is this happening? I have tried factory reset and no luck - the problem still occurs. ...
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Switching primary LINUX PC display to connected android device

On inserting ANDROID device via USB..We should switch of our primary display and switch to the connected android device and control the screen. We are exploring this possibility to control our GTK ...
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Is it possible to bulk download photos from Google photos app?

I have lost my phone and want to bulk download all the photos that were auto backed-up to the Google photos app to the album/gallery on my replacement phone. Is this possible? P.S. I'm new here, ...
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How to fix Acer Tab. Iconia one 7

Hello can you help me fix my acer tab? I start to play a game then in the midway it force exits and prompted an error saying "Unfortunately [app] has stopped!" I noticed that the app icon in ...
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How to Detect Which App is Accessing Bluetooth from a Pop-up

I have a new Huawei Ascent Mate 2 4G Android phone and once in a while I get a message that some application tries to use bluetooth and make my phone discoverable for few hundred seconds. How do I ...
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Updating the system app “messages” on 4.2.2

On Aptoide there was an update for the system SMS app Messages. I updated,and it continually crashed so I uninstalled the updates and reverted to factory. It is now at the bottom of the Settings / ...
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Accidentally deleted Photos app on Galaxy s5?

I was looking for apps to disable and I disabled the Photos app. I know it can't be deleted, so I reset it. Now I can't find it in the Disabled apps or application manager. Is it gone forever? How can ...
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Why is this app so slow at downloading?

I recently started using Dropsync, and it does exactly what I'd like it to do in terms of syncing my MP3 collection by automatically downloading when I've added new songs. I bought the pro version. ...
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How to scrape data from Android apps?

How could you scrape data from an Android app (one without an available API)? There are some apps that contain personal data I've entered that I'd like to be able to hook into and extract (rather ...
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how to insert GPS coordinates in a spreadsheet in my android phone?

In connection with a project, I want to record the length, breadth and its position (GPS coordinates) of some constructions (around 500 of them spreading in 10km ie, 500 rows in spreadsheet). ...
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prestigio multipad 7.0 ultra plus void circle

I have just purchased my multipad and the Colour is distorting on main screen and pictures and why is their a white void circle near the on/off button? Thank you
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Mute/Unmute call from notification bar

I be on meeting calls for long hours. I usually mute/unmute call by pressing home and then use call app to mute. I want some app which can provide me functionality to mute /unmute using ...
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Hindi font seen as Nepali

I had rooted my canvas 2 phone to install gujarati font. It's done successfully. But now onwards I can not see Hindi font. when I see hindi font on whatsup, sms, hingkhoj directory or type hindi it ...
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Nexus 10 not recognized on Debian Wheezy/mac OS/Windows 8 with adb

I'm trying to connect my tablet nexus 10 + android 4.4 + cyanogen-mod 11 to my desktop computer where I have installed debian wheezy using adb. It worked until some time ago,now it doesn't anymore ...
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Desire: offline calendar on Android with secure SYNC to Lightning

in the commonsense interest of wanting to preserve privacy of my calendar events, wanted to ask the community: I want a stable OFFLINE storage calendar app on my android phone which SYNCS securely ...
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play music while recording voice

I'm trying to read some stuff and record it while the background music is playing, but I can't because as soon as I start recording the music stops playing. I searched and I found HiFiCorder, an ...
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Where AndroPHP stores (MySQL) Database & Tables on android device?

I've installed AndroPHP on My Android(4.2.2) Device. (For PHP & MySQL Server ; found from this Answer). I want to know where AndroPHP stores MySQL Databases (& Tables)? (In case of my ...
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How do I disable the storage check?

How do I disable the storage check when installing apps? I recently started using mounts2SD as a workaround to some broken features in other artificial app2SD programs and encountered a bug with it: ...
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I downloaded Some App. But it was not installed. Still It is consuming memory

I am using Asus Zenfone 5.I was having around 700 MB space in my Internal storage, So I tried installing An App from Google Play which was around 400 MB.But the Installation was interrupted due to ...
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Bootloop because of deleted preinstalled lockscreen in system apps

**I rooted my phone because i want to disable to preinstalled lockscreen app and replace it with a customize lockscreen app. I accidentally deleted the lockscreen in system apps, now everytime my ...
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Root problem in galaxy core

I have upgraded my phone (gt i8262) so after rebooting it was showing that your phone is not rooted,and now i am not unable to unroot/root and to delete super-su. I have factory-reset my phone but it ...
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Upgraded from KitKat 4.4.4 to Lollipop 5.0.2. Facing issues with ShareIT app

After upgrading to lollipop, the ShareIt app is not working properly. As the app should works by creating a Wi-Fi close connection which and the members can be in the connection and hence using the ...
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mdev: applet not found when trying to populate /dev on android

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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Samsung galaxy s2 4.0.3

When I try to scroll in my screen when two scrollable screens are present the screen is getting hanged. Are there anyone who are facing same issue???
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Contacts remains open despite manual closure and shutdown

Despite closing all the running apps manually, the contact - speed dial apps does not close. When I come back after unlocking / rebooting, the speed dial page is the first screen that is up and ...
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Issue with SHAREit in ANDROID LOLLIPOP

I am trying to use SHAREit app, if I am in sending mode. It prompts to choose the user to whom u wanna share data/apps. After choosing the end user it keeps preparing itself for sharing data however ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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my apps are gone from my Samsung galaxy s3 tablet

I had my Samsung Galaxy S3 turned off for a while. After a few days I turned it back on – and all my apps were gone from my home screen. I tried to download the apps again but it said I have them ...
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Viewing all applications in an alphabetical list in 4.4.2

On Android 4.1.2 I was able to view all applications in an alphabetical list: Is there any way to do so in Android 4.4.2? By default applications are in a grid:
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How do I run apps without Google Play Services?

"This app won't run unless you update Google Play services" I know a lot of users managed to even uninstall Google services already, but I'm wondering how are they able to run the apps ...
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How to use my webcam (connect with usb) instead of my device camera?

Recently I got an old logitech webcam, model quickcam pro 5000 http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-QuickCam-Pro-5000-WebCam/dp/B000BDH2XY Since the photo quality of front camera is bad, I think of using ...
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Send SMS from phone using tablet?

I currently have a rooted Sony xperia SP (c5303) and have just purchased the Lenovo Tab S8 i'm more than happy with the device. I was wondering if there was a method to have access to my Phone SMS ...
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How to Backup All of my data in Android(Jelly Bean)?

Is there any way to backup All of my data, by "All" i meaned everything, even messages, IMs(Instant Messenger)'s messages i.e hike, whatsApp etc. i need those data and have to reset/flash my device, ...