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How to Right-click in Microsoft Remote Desktop?

I use Microsoft Remote Desktop to connect to my server from my Android Tablet (and mouse via OTG cable), but when I right mouse click closes RDP and exit. How is it possible to change it to call ...
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Difference between killing an app by clearing it from Recent Apps menu and “Force Stop”

What is the difference between these two methods when killing apps in Android? Clearing an app from the Recent Apps menu by swiping it to the right or left. Settings → App → Running → ...
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How to move /data from internal storage to external SD card?

Apologies if this question was already asked. Is it possible to move the /data directory to the external SD card? I want all apps, app data, downloads and files to be automatically saved to the ...
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Help! 25 unkown apps messing with my phone

These apps keep showing up in my data usage screen. I have no idea what they are or where they came from. There are 25 of them by the way. All they seem to do is use up data and interfere with my ...
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Multiple keyboards for multiple applications

Is it possible to have different keyboard for different apps, say I want to have Emoji Keyboard for facebook and twitter but Google Indic keyboard for my whatsapp is this possible. Mobile : HTC ...
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recent songs are showing up in files but not on music apps

Recently when I download new songs onto my droid RAZR maxx they appear in my files in the music folder along with all of my other songs, but don't show in the music app. I have checked all over the ...
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Emulator not responding. How to troubleshoot?

I waited a long time to get the home screen in the emulator, but i didn't get it. How to proceed from here?
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Systemless Root

Chainfire (the developer of SuperSU), has come up with a new style of rooting devices on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above. This is "systemless" root, and is all the rage right now. So, just in case ...
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Applications: Rollback latest update

I updated Winamp today from the market and now I'm having troubles playing shoutcast stations and some mp3's. Is it possible to rollback only the update I installed this morning? or am I out of luck?
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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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Facing some problem with my android mobile

I'm using android 5.1 lollipop, the issue is when i turn my data ON,am not getting instant notifications from few apps like hike,Twitter, Instagram. In the mean time am getting notifications instantly ...
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Factory reset problem in LG F160

I have installed an English ROM in LG Optimus F160 So, the question is if I soft reset my phone will the installed rom be uninstalled or remain installed?
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Run any user apps in safemode?

Some Background My Note 2 has strange slow down after hours of use. After hours of usage system_server and maybe kworker use a lot of CPU, mostly during apps open and switch, it lags badly. I also ...
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The game that was previously working says 'it is not compatible with my device' after factory reset

I factory reset my Acer Liquid z160 Android phone because it was getting laggy and can't open some apps. Now it is fixed. But I now have a new problem. This game I was playing for months on this ...
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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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Email app syncing two years old messages

OK, I have maybe quite a silly quiestion, but could you recommend email app that does this: Show emails from the latest month/week, then delete them from phone memory (unless I want to sync them ...
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Galaxy Core Prime: Gallery warns about low space, but fails to delete

When I try and look at my pictures in gallery, there's a warning "There is not enough space (-1751 MB) in your device memory. Delete some files". So, I hit "okay" and it takes me to my files, and ...
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Why can't I install apps to my LG Optimus F3Q's Micro SD?

I got a 32 GB for my LG Optimus F3Q (model number D520) in hopes I'd have more space for apps. I followed this guide: ...
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Get new installed app name with Tasker

I'm trying to set up the following Tasker project: when a new app is installed on one of my devices, send a notification to all the other devices with the name of the app. Ideally, if I find a ...
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How to use middle wheel of a bluetooth mouse for zoom in and out in app?

I bought a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Bluetooth Mouse (H3S-00003) recently to connect to my Samsung S5. There is a middle wheel in the mouse. I could use the wheel to scroll down and up in my Android ...
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Is there a way to set a time frame for updating applications?

I would like to know if there's a way to limit when the applications are updated by the system. For example, I set the system to update applications only between 00:00 and 03:00. If an app has an ...
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Run a particular app on boot

I have a phone running Android 4.0 and I wish to know if it is possible to turn this phone into a dedicated calculator? When I say dedicated I mean - once the phone is turned on, it boots directly to ...
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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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All of a sudden so many apps stop working

All of a sudden a lot of apps don't work any more, and some randomly give messages "unfortunately ________ has stopped working". Is there any way to go about trouble shooting this? Shazam and Strava ...
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galaxy not 5 Chinese version

How can I update my device with google play store in India.due to Chinese version I'm unable to download google playstore. Please suggest .
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How to extract road details from Google map?

I have a problem of getting gps locations regarding to a road from google maps android api. How can we get a gps location range regarding to a road?? Is there any way to identify a marked point is ...
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Error code -505 when installing Google+ on crDroid (6.0.1)

So that's pretty much it. I updated my Redmi 2 from crDroid (4.4.4) to crDroid(6.0.1) doing a clean flash in TWRP. I also flashed the Slim Mini GApps, as recommended by the developer. It booted up ...
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Where is the “Episodes” button on Pandora's Android app?

In the "Serial" podcast on Pandora, welcome instructions are provided that tell people to press the Episodes button to be able to change episodes or seasons (e.g. to go back to Episode 1 when Pandora ...
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Data usage, random number apps

What are these numbers in the Data Usage and Battery Usage screen in Jellybean? I'm having a issue with apps turning up that use data in the background. I have no idea what the are or where they came ...
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MTK Logger, MTK Android Suite Daemon, and omacp

I've got an Acer E380 running Android 4.2. I suddenly seem to have a load of "apps" in the Settings > Apps > All list, such as: MTK logger MTK android suite Daemon omacp, and others These all have ...
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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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Can't save anything to sd card

I have an HTC desire 320. I just bought from a koodo stand and the lady talked me into getting a 16g sd card and I didn't even notice till my internal storage was full that it pretty much doesn't work ...
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I deleted too many system apps but I made backup.. My tablet stuck on android logo

A virus similar to monkey test that I almost solved the problem with Titanium Backup app until I deleted too many system apps. Now my tablet stuck on android logo. However I backed up all apps with ...
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How do I clear app cache/data on android without accessing settings?

I actually can't open the settings and desperately want to clear the cache of an app which is not working properly. When I open the settings app it is forcefully closed down again and again. How do I ...
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Equivalent for Windows + R for Android

It's often difficult to locate the app I am looking for on my Android phone. Is there a way/app which behaves like Windows + R on a PC, with autocomplete, so that I can quickly launch the app I want ...
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Is it possible to install an app and exclude some of its requested permissions?

Occasionally I want to install an application which requires certain permissions that I feel it really shouldn't need. Can I install the app without giving it these permissions? For example, GPS ...
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Free up phone storage Android 5.1 Moto G

I have a Moto G (1st generation) running Android 5.1. Recently, when I put my apps on update the phone refused saying that it had 'insufficient storage'. The DiskUsage app shows that there 9980MB of ...
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SD card has 81% free space but says insufficient space for App2SD (native, Huawei Honor 4X)

I have downloaded OLX app and presently it is in internal memory. When I try to move this app to SD card it says "Insufficient space. Can't move to SD card". Please help. I am using Huawei Honor 4X ...
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Misc. files that I can't find but that take up about a half of available storage

I have the following problem: about half of my phone storage is filled by files that grouped as Misc in Android Storage app. The problem is that I can't find these files. If I open the Misc. category ...
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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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WinSCP for android

Is it possible to transfer files to my Fire Tv Stick with the ES FILE EXPLORER. Is it necessary to root my fire tv stick first? This is not possible with fire tv stick because you cant enable root ...
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How to use alphabets on keypad in Phone App? - Samsung Galaxy 3 I5801

When I select Phone app and go to keypad tab, on keys I see alphabets besides each number key. How to use them? I suppose it should find a contact already in my contacts. When I type key 7 twice it ...
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Why apps are launching slowly?

This issue happens on all of my devices no matter what operating system is on it. Apps launch slowly, however the resources monitor says that CPU and RAM are not busy that much. For instance, I ...
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merge sms conversations

I know that Hangouts can do this but I have a contact that has 14 different numbers and merged all of its conversation to one. The problem is when new message arrives from one of these numbers and I ...
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Lock location services (off) on android 5.1.1

Is there a way to lock location services (keep it off) on android 5.1.1? Like with restrictions on iphone for example. I'm looking for a simple way to do this. A way to disable it permanently is also ...
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Is there any bank account details sharing android app available? [closed]

I have multiple bank accounts. I used to send my account details to my clients frequently using email, SMS and whatsapp. It's hard to copy the account details and sending them during my busy time. ...
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Application doesn't get installed : insufficient storage available

I have around 50MB of internal storage left and some 1.7 GB of external storage left in my phone. But when I try to download and install any application from google android store,I get a message ...
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Clear memory and recent task automatically after an app is closed using Tasker

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy S3 on Android 4.1.2 JellyBean. I would want to create a profile which clears memory and recent tasks when an app is closed (example: Chrome). Is it possible to do it ...
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Why are disabled apps still running?

I've noticed that apps (such as Google Contacts Sync) that have been disabled using the stock Android (KitKat) app manager still show up as running when using process observer tools. This is true ...