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Root Access to avast moble

How do you grant root access to an anti virus program manually on a Samsung tablet.Because I want to enable a firewall to be more safe
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Looking for info on Galaxy S4 accelerometers

I have been playing with a vibrometer app from "Smart Tools" on my Samsung Galaxy S4 Model SCH-i545. It uses the accelerometers in the phone, not the microphone I would like to know how well this ...
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How to extract ppt file from SlideShare app

I am using SlideShare to view presentation. When I use its website then i can download the .ppt files. But in android app it has given only save feature to view it offline. What if I want to ...
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How can I highlight clipped web pages in Evernote?

So Evernote can clips pages now but how do I highlight sentences or words? I can't find it. I have Skitch installed and linked but when I open a clipped webpage I don't see any "highlight" buttons ...
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Change language and remove chinese apps on Lenovo A820

I am not sure if it is the right place to ask, so sorry if I am wrong. I received a Lenovo A820 bought in China. I would need to put it in English, and remove Chinese apps. Can I do that directly with ...
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Is it possible to order 2 Ubers at the same time? [closed]

Using the Uber Android application, is it possible to book 2 Uber drivers at the same time?
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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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How do I change exchange servers on OWA?

I need to change the exchange server that Outlook Web App is pointing to. Does anyone know if this is possible or do I need to reinstall the app?
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Setting up Email Notifications based on time & location

I'd ideally like to only receive notifications from an email app (can be the outlook app or the generic android mail app - not gmail or inbox) at certain times of the day or when I'm not connected to ...
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Apps have become lost on main phone memory

Many of apps have disappeared from the main screens. On investigation I find they were all on the phone memory - the ones still working are all on the SD card. In app manager they are in the list of ...
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App nationality in Play Store while updating from different location

For some reasons I have to use VPN for downloading apps from play store. I want to know when I change the IP for example to US and my Play Store change to US. Does it give me different app in US ...
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How to check usb connection time duration using adb command?

Is there any way to check when and how long was my android device connected via usb? I cant find any adb command to check it.
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Cannot install apps on google play

As the title reads, I cannot install apps. Plenty of space available, shows the downloading bar but does not show the downloaded/remaining bar and does not start downloading at all.
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Unable to Install more Apps in Micromax Unite 2

I have Micromax Unite 2, in which 1GB RAM, 1GB Phone Storage, 8 GB Internal SD Card. I have just installed few apps like whatsapp, facebook, skype and Microsoft Lync. After installed these apps, phone ...
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Cruz T301: Where Can I Get New Apps? [duplicate]

I carry a Cruz Tablet (T301) with Android 2.2.1. A long time ago, when my tablet used to work remotely fine, I remember having a place to where I could obtain apps, just as long as I had internet. ...
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Why I can't scan the Whatsapp QR code? [duplicate]

My Mobile Modile no spice mi-402 , why i am not able to scanning QR code from https://web.whatsapp.com/.
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Ingress compass not working

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 3 and I downloaded Ingress, but the yellow arrow always points in one direction.
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How to install a pre-installed device specific app on another device?

I don't know how to explain, so let me give an example, Suppose I have a samsung device and a HTC device, And I extract the apk file of music application from my HTC device, and install it on my ...
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Uninstall programs that are not visible in Application manager

I have an Asus Nexus 7 that is full of games that take up all 29 GB of memory. The kids installed these games, and they are not visible in the Application Manager. Perhaps they were installed in a ...
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DDNS Hostname Address?

Probably a dumb question... I have a ddns that I got through no-ip.com. I have everything all set up in PuTty on my computer using the username.no-ip.org (and the port number in a different spot). I ...
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how to connect gfive w1 mobile with pc through com port for pc suite

how to connect gfive w1 mobile through com port to connect to pc suite 1. mobile has two options mass storage and com port upon connecting with usb wire 2. if leave it automatically update from ...
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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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Android App 30 day expiry

I downloaded an app that had a 30 day trial about 5 months ago and never used it, so uninstalled it. I have downloaded it again and it wont register as it 'sees' it has being installed on the device ...
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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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“Your phone is too slow” Message that have been shown after every few minutes

An app has been shared from my friends phone. But when I try to open that app, I'm getting "Your phone is too slow" message. After uninstalled the app, I'm still facing the same problem.
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Are apps device dependent?

Are all Android apps device dependent ? Like for example if two different devices run the same version of Android can I interchange the app apk files ? Like the camera app ? Can I take the camera app ...
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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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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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How do I move apps from my phone to tablet?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 Active. My daughter just got a Dragon Touch tablet for Christmas, but we don't have wifi. I want to move the games that I've downloaded on my phone for her onto her tablet. ...
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How to install google play store on AOSPA 5.1 Falcon?

My moto G is rooted. I am just about to instal Paranoid Android from a zip file, but then I'll need google applications. I dont want to install a package with stuff that I dont need. I just simply ...
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Which android internet browser can download a specific file by clicking on a specific button?

I'd like to see the four different graphical altitude profiles (original, 1st, 2nd and 3rd alternative) for my specific route with my personal profile (write something in the field "Profile") on my ...
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system app not working

I have a widget to turn data connection on and off. Since I upgraded my Nexus 4 to Lollipop, I get the message "widgetsoid needs to be installed as a system app" So I rooted the phone, moved the apk ...
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sch-i905 shuts off

Sch-i905 shuts off when I try to use camera and other apps. I have to plug it back into the charger to turn it back on. Does it have a virus or could a app be causing the problem. The camera worked up ...
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Run an application in an unrooted sandbox on a rooted phone?

I have an application that refuses to start on a rooted phone. I don't want to unroot my phone just for that application; is there any way to run an application inside an unrooted sandbox from a ...
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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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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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How do you open an embedded hyperlink in a PDF on an Android device?

I have PDFs with hyperlinks (linking to other pages in the document as well as external websites) and would like to be able to use the links provided. The Adobe Reader app and other apps I've tried ...
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Control a Windows download manager using an Android device

Can anyone please tell me if there's currently a way to use my Android device to get my Windows PC to download a file? For example, maybe I could use the Android "Share" functionality (with a ...
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How to handle maps in google maps app?

I am having some trouble with some easy stuff on Google Maps and was wondering if anyone could help. I am running Google Maps on Android 4.4.2. When I click on the menu icon in the upper left and ...
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How to run an .APK without installing it on the device with adb?

Is it possible to run an .apk on an Android device without installing the app? I can do something like this: adb install com.your.app and then: adb shell am start -n ...
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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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retrieving and classifying Notes with time and date of creation

I wrote hundreds of messages in 'Notes' of my smartphone (the system app), and I would like to retrieve them and put them in a CSV file, (or Excel) with one column for the content of the message, and ...
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What kind of app optimization does Ice Cream Sandwich do at the first reboot?

I received from my phone carrier, Vodafone IT, the official OTA Google update to Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 on my Nexus S. When automatically rebooting for the first time after the update, the ...
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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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Trying to move apps over to SD Card

What's the best way to move apps on my SD card? Do I have to root? Because It's getting really out of hand with storage. I only have 8GB on my phone. The only apps that I have installed myself is ...
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Want to receive sms in two different phones simultaneously

The messages sent to one phone meant for it only should also be received by the other phone. What is the way out?
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Why app updates download entire app instead of only “updates”?

I find it rather strange that for updating an app in Android (or even iOS) the entire app is downloaded instead of only the actual "Updates". The reason I find this strange is because in Windows ...
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How do I update app installed from 3rd-party with Google Play Store's version?

I want to update my WhatsApp to be able to use the calling feature. I've used a third party app to update WhatsApp till now. How do I update from Play Store, or will it only happen automatically and ...
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Can Android 4.1 Jelly Bean open MS-office and PDF files?

I want to buy a HCL tablet that have Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. I want to know if it can open MS-office and PDF files.