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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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Is it possible to install android on nokia lumia 800 [duplicate]

I searched the whole internet but found nothing, does anyone here have an idea wether it's possible to install android on nokia lumia 800. Windows phone is cool, but I don't have any big choice of ...
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Why do some Android apps need access to my SD card and fine location?

I understand why apps like Maps need to know my specific location, but is it safe to allow any application to access these things? Are there any clues as to which apps are safe and which aren't? ...
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Is there a way to store/backup messages for a specific app (GrindR)? [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to save chat messages that are stored locally on my device using GrindR app on Android. Is there a way to do this? GrindR official support said I'm afraid that your ...
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Make my external SD card as my internal memory for apps [duplicate]

I have a CUBOT P7 phone with very little internal memory, so I installed an 8GB external SD card. However, my apps will not download directly to there, and I have no more space on my internal ...
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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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Notification numbers for a lot of apps don't show up?

We recently switched from iPhone to Android and on both of our Samsung phones, apps that we have notifications for (Facebook, Skype, etc.) do not have a number next to the icon showing how many ...
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App drawer disappeared on One Plus One with Cyanogen OS

I accidentally removed my app drawer on the dock. I already tired different ways suggested on this site to get it back. But none of them worked. I am not sure if this is related to the OS version or ...
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Replacement app for reading Gmail without Conversation View [closed]

I'm trying to help my sister who has a Gmail account that she wants to read on her Galaxy S5 (with the standard T-Mobile Android install). She has the "standard" Gmail app, but it looks like there's ...
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Preventing apps from detecting other apps

I have an app that does not allow me to enable certain settings because another app is installed. Every time I try to enable these settings it says "You cannot because app x is installed". I know they ...
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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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An app on my phone has suddenly disappeared but when i look in play store,it is already installed and can be opened

I just saw that an app which i had on my phone suddenly went missing. I thought I might have uninstalled it by mistake ,but when i looked for it on the play store, it was already installed and i could ...
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How to get apps which costs from google play store without google account

I want to get a app (This one: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mobile_teacher.fachinformartiker_ae_pruefung) on my andriod jelly bean galaxy note 2. Until now I have always downloaded my ...
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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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Get Rid of Google Play Services

I am using Micromax A80 with Android A80 from last two years. (Android Ginger bread, RAM of just 256MB) From last two weeks Google Play services application is taking too much memory and phone gives ...
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Replaced /system/bin/toolbox. How to I revert that?

I renamed the original /system/bin/toolbox" to "toolbox_alt". I replaced the file /system/bin/toolbox with a file that was supposed to work, but doesn't work at all. My filemanagers and the most ...
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Remotely uninstall apps?

I have tried through the Google Play store and it does not seem possible from there, but does anyone know if it is possible to remove an application remotely? In other words, if I do not have direct ...
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Can't install non-Play store apps [duplicate]

On both my nexus 9 and my Oneplus One running android 5.0.1 the apk installer will pop up and show the permissions but it simply won't let me click install. It does it for apks from the internet and ...
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why does my tablet say insufficient space? [duplicate]

I have a few apps, but this tablet is new and I want more apps. Every time I say download, it says I have insufficient space. Please help!
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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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Is there a music player that supports play counts and smart playlists?

I'm looking for a music player for Android that supports smart playlists and play count metadata like the iPod and iTunes. Ideally I'd like something that: Keeps track of statistics like last ...
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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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Android 2.2: Avoid disappearing of home shortcuts to apps into SD card. Restore app list items

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy i5510. The space in internal memory was just about to finish so I decided to move some apps to the SD card. After I did it a lot of the apps moved (not all of them) ...
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Is there any app which can tell which app is using internet? [duplicate]

I have installed lots of apps on my phone. For the last couple of weeks i am facing one issue. Even when i am not using internet infact even when i am not using my phone at all, a window pops up and ...
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How to know which applications are using the Internet? [duplicate]

I use a lot of applications on my Android phone, and I'd like to know which applications are using the Internet at a given point of time, and also the bandwidth consumed by each one of them. This ...
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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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Can a Factory Reset fix Malware Problem?

This recent story appeared on Slashdot regarding various malware apps that had invaded the Android Market. Google quickly removed them (and I was not infected - I don't typically download apps), but I ...
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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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Does Wunderlist store data in the server in encrypted form?

How secure and private is Wunderlist? For example does it only transfer data in encrypted form but stores it unencrypted? I would like to be able to store passwords relating to work on my phone but am ...
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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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Stock Android 4.4.2 Stock Messaging App

I wanted to see how this other messaging app was going to work on my phone and Gear S. To make it my default I had to go to default messaging app and turn off my stock message app. But the new app ...
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Does deleting a Google account also remove his/her installed apps?

I have the HTC Wildfire S. My friend gave it to me and it already has a Google account on it. Now she forget the password. I was just wondering, if I delete the account, will it delete all apps that ...
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When should I get suspicious over permission requests and when should I safely install an app? [closed]

I'm pretty paranoid with the android apps and if I think an app requires too much, unnecessary permissions, I simply don't install the app. However, I feel like I'm missing out lately. For example, ...
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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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SD Maid on Rooted Roger's Galaxy S3 hanging on “System Cleanup” and “Duplicate”

My phone is a rooted Canadian Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH-I747M) running stock 4.4.2. I've had SD Maid installed for a very long time and it's worked great up until now. I've never had any issues with it. ...
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How can i get apps on my phone from ONLY my other phone, and not my tablet?

I am going to get a replacement phone and i only want apps from my old phone to be downloaded to the new one, and not my tablets apps. i know there is "google play-my apps-all", but that includes 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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“Escape” app shows “Download failed because you may not have purchased this app”

I purchased "Escape" from Google Play Store. After I installed and attempted to open it, I got the error message: Download failed because you may not have purchased this app Screenshot (click ...
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Handwrite / draw on a text document

Is there an Android app that enables hand-writing / drawing on a word document? I want to draw and write on the text. I don't want to edit the document, but write on the top of it. Instead of typing ...
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Android Virtual Device

I want to run my first App 'Hello World' and want to create AVD, so I could run it using emulator . I am using android studio. When I create AVD with the given below configurations and launch ...
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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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Writing an ISO file to flash memory

I have an Ubuntu DVD ISO file downloaded in my android phone. Is there any way or any app I can use to write the ISO file to a USB flash memory connected to the phone so that the flash memory can be ...
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A Google Play application installed and not installed in the same time

Few days ago I was asked to install Mailbox from Dropbox, Inc.. I went to Google Play and clicked on the Install button to request remote installation on my machine. Yesterday, I have realised, that ...