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How to start WiFi automatically on VoIP app demand

Phone is connected to internet with default program from my operator, it is a slow GPRS, EDGE or 3G internet, whatever is available in the moment. I would like to make my phone try automatically ...
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Phone won't stop installing apps

I'm having trouble downloading apps, but I'm getting no error messages. I click on "install" and it goes to "installing", and it keeps installing for literally HOURS, but never downloads anything! ...
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Is there a way to start recording video immediately?

With the default camera app, i need to start the app, then switch to video mode, then click record button. The subject of the intended video may be gone by the time i do all this. Wouldn't it be great ...
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Permanently disable app notifications (lollipop 5.0.2)

I am running lollipop 5.0.2 on a Motorola Moto G 2014. I would like to permanently disable notifications for specific apps. However, when I untick Show notifications in the settings for some apps, ...
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Why do I get a “no connection” error when trying to empty the trash on my Samsung Galaxy S5, and the trash goes right back into my inbox

Why do I get a "no connection" error when trying to empty the trash on my Samsung Galaxy S5, and then the deleted e-mails go right back into my inbox? PS. I know I have a connection. Thanks
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Icons for apps on the SD card don't load

I have Android tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4) I've encountered the problem with icons for apps on the SD card do not load (As shown in the screenshot for the app AC Forums) Does anyone know if ...
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How to use “Sync” to transfer files?

The app "Sync" by Bittorrent claim to allow sync between devices without a cloud but when I click the "link device" on either of the two devies I'm trying to connect to the other I get a camera ...
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Rearrange boards in Pinterest app

In the Android pinterest app, is it possible to rearrange the order of (private or public) boards, or do I need to use Pinterest from a PC each and every time I need to do this?
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Restricted-access demo tablet, custom launcher

Hi friends– My boss has tasked me with setting up an Android tablet to be used as a "kiosk" in a retail store. At this kiosk, there's the tablet, which is connected to a large display, and this is all ...
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Viewing sleep pattern when there are more than one sleep period in one day in Fitbit app

How can I view my sleep pattern when there are more than one sleep period in one day in Fitbit app? E.g. below I only managed to see the 6h25 sleep period, but I can't see the 1h37 one.
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Access Android Phone (Moto E)

My Phone screen is not working properly. But phone is working. I was searching a method to access the phone connecting it via USB to laptop. As display is not working i cant make calls. So, there is ...
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Can't save to disk after rooting device

I have rooted my Android 5.0.2 (Samsung Tab 8.4 Pro, TM700) the day before yesterday, and I noticed yesterday that my Chrome won't save files anymore, at all. I then installed Firefox, same behaviour. ...
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problem with autobackup folder

i have deleted all my photos from my google+ account but still backup folder is there in my Samsung note 2. how to delete that.i have deleted the pictures from the trash folder also but my phone still ...
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scan in price of reciept; expense manager

In Expense Manager, how do you use the camera to scan a receipt and have it fill in the prices? I think it's possible as it's description claims Camera permission is used to take picture of ...
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How to record Skype audio on Android?

I saw some similar questions here, but they discuss recording Skype video, -- which I don't need. Also, the solutions only suggest ways to record 1 side of the conversation. I tried to use Real call ...
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How can I restore my app data if I manually pulled it out before resetting and reinstalling my phone?

Yesterday I was stuck in this awkward situation where my Moto G with Cyanogenmod 12.1 got stuck in the boot animation after recent restart. It was working fine for a month or two before that. Based ...
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Hide the ETA screen in Waze when starting a new navigation

When starting a new navigation, I want to drive right away: I don't want to have to click on Go or wait ~ 13 seconds to remove this screen: (Click the image to see its larger variant) Is there any ...
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Underworld Empire after Root

I rooted my android but I can't play underworld empire because they don't support rooted devices. I resorted to downloading the first version of the game which worked for a while, but with the new ...
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How to detect which Android apps were running in background after my phone was lagging just few seconds ago?

I have 200-300 apps on my phone. Sometimes my phone starts responding slowly. I assume, it's because of apps running in background after I unlock my phone. Anyone knows a way how to check, which apps ...
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Clicking Android's Back button launches a previously running app

Sometimes, when users click Android's Back button to exit an app, the app exits, but a previously loaded app will suddenly start running (even though the user launched the current app directly from ...
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Skype Dark camera on android 4.4 tv box

I am using Android TV Box 4.4 which has features like a Tablet.Whenever I am using Skype, voice is O.K but the camera other party see is very dark,I have tried different versions of Skype but problem ...
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Authentication problem using connectify

Whenever I want to connect my Android smartphone to a wifi network using Connectify / Virtual router it shows authentication problem always . I tried so many ways but all in vain. Restart mobile ...
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Transfer apps on internal storage to sd card

How can I move apps on the internal storage to the SD ard as some applications do not have the button enabled in Settings? I have a Haier W860.
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where is the motions and gestures settings for lenovo k3 note

how to disable motions and gestures on Lenovo K3 note, need to disable pause/mute so I can play audio files. I've tried disabling the character settings but to no avail
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How to transfer apps from an emulator to another one, on my PC?

I tried to transfer my apps that I already downloaded using blue stacks to another emulator that's Droid4x, but I can't find my apps in form of ".apk". How to transfer the apps?
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APK is not installing because of MAP permission

Hi i cant install the apk in the device which running on lolipop version because of it says you Google MAP permission is already using by an another app.so cant we have one more permission for google ...
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How can I sync a folder *to* android using syncthing?

I have installed syncthing on my Windows desktop and on my android 2.3.3 based phone. The nodes are talking and I see that I am connected to the windows desktop. I successfully sync'd a folder from ...
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On my HTC Desire 610 In my call settings the voicemail notification option is grayed out

I use to get a text message with a voicemail icon whenever I would have a voicemail message. I somehow accidentally changed the settings in my call settings and turned my voicemail notifications off. ...
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Full Backup of Rooted Toshiba Thrive w/ CWM

I have a rooted Toshiba Thrive 10 and I tried to dump everything using DE but I get very inconsistent results. The size of the back ranges from 6GB to 14GB. A full backup should actually be 19GB for ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 missing icon showing how many apps are running

My Samsung Galaxy S6 had a icon on the screen that showed how many apps were running. But now it's gone? Does anyone know where to switch it back on?
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Found this amazing app on playstore, but how secure is it?

Today I came across a app on play store called RLWatcher. It is an amazing app which could come in handy in a lot of situations. It lets the user remotely sense movement, sound or even just the ...
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How do I enable the System UI that I accidentally disabled?

Using Jelly Bean 4.2.1 on a BLU 5.5 Android phone. If I can't enable, can I download another one?
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how to make my sony Xperia camera work

I have a Sony Xperia arc s but the camera doesn't work since I got it...it just shows a black screen I tried clearing the data and upgraded my os to icecream sandwich...but I can still switch on the ...
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Get the list of applications using a sensor in android

I want to get: The list of applications or pids using a particular sensor in android. Or Sensors used by any particular application. Is it possible?
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Why do apps like WhatsApp, Facebook run background services in android even though their apps on iOS without backgroung services

What is the reason for apps like WhatsApp running background services in andrioid even though in iOS they work smoothly without any background service
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“Life Square” app for Android 5.0?

After downloading Android 5.0 on my LG G2, Life Square disappeared. Is there any way to get that back?
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Button Remapping on MIUI roms

I was using 'Xposed Additions' module in one of the ROMs I used before and it was working fine, I was able to remap the capacitive buttons as per my need, ex : Long press, double click, etc. When I ...
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SIM Contacts App missing

I updated the SIM card on Sony Experia Android phone. On the phone (old SIM card) I used SIM Contacts app to store some contacts Checking under App info => Storage=> Data on phone =>4.00KB but the ...
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Change installation directory on Android

So I have an Android 4.0.4 phone with an empty SD Card and I want to install apps on the SD Card but the apps are all keep getting installed on the phone memory. I have already searched on the web ...
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Cannot install applications on Galaxy S4

I cannot install any app that has been shared to me which I used to do. I can only install the apps that I download. When I press the "install" button, it doesn't do anything. I have checked the ...
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Android keyboard has stopped working

I tried the clear data/cache thing it does not work,then i downloaded a different keyboard the same error pops up(ICS keyboard has stopped working)
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error in installation of apps from unknown sources on lollipop

why there is an error in installation when we download apps from unknown sources in lollipop 5.1? It was installing a few days ago but now it is showing 'app not installed' whenever I install games ...
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Does turning off your mobile network removes the limit to how many devices can connect to your hotspot?

I have produced an application as a project that gets information from connected devices such as MAC address, IP address, connections, etc. They don't really need internet connection. However, I can ...
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Recover corrupted APP

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S Advance I9070 It's rooted and updated to Android 4.1.2 Some APPs disappeared from my phone but if I go to Settings>Application Manager I can still see the folder. As an ...
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How to have Android use one ext3fs partition instead of going rogue with virtual partitions for apps on the external sd card?

As this answer pointed out, moving apps to your external sd card decreases your overall system performance due to the tens or hundreds of partitions created for those apps. Now I wonder, is there any ...
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Unrestore ColorNote

I accidentally press restore on the backup of colornote, is there possibly a way to 'unrestore' it? Because I don't have a backup of the note that has been overwritten when I pressed restore.
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insufficient storage on my device

So I have an LG g Vista and I have 6 apps on my phone. I do not have an sd card. Every time I try to update apps or download apps it say "there is insufficient space on this device." why does it do ...
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Recover the password to unlock phone

I have locked my phone using Android Device Manager but forget the password. How can i reset or recover the password by using my Google account?
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Are Rogue Apps Causing My Nexus 5 Android Phone to Freeze Up and Become Unresponsive Everyday?

After my Nexus 5 phone got the OTA upgrade to Android 5.1, it started freezing up Monday through Friday around 7:00 PM and remain unresponsive until it used most of its battery supply. I was ...
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Run Windows Mobile 6 Classic Virtual Machine on Android

I have a custom application that runs on Windows Mobile 6 Classic on a Psion Teklogix Workabout Pro G1/G2/G3. I am interested in running the same application without any alteration on an android ...