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Can the previous version overwrite the currently installed app?

Suppose the new version of APK of any project is currently installed on the Android phone, but I want to install my previous APK on the phone. In that case, what will happen? Will it be updated to the ...
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Does anyone know how you would use GPIO pins on an android device

I am currently trying to use an Odriod U3 (android) to control a few relays.I have looked for apps or software to utilize the gpio pins and haven't came up with any answer. Is there any apps that I ...
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What applications can I disable on my Samsung Galaxy S4?

I have just bought a Samsung Galaxy S4 and discovered that it comes with a large number of programs that I know I will never use (Amazon MP3, all Samsung Apps, TripAdvisor etc.). I have found that ...
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Apps installed but not installed?

I was listen to music on Soundcloud and suddenly my phone restarted and it showed all of my apps installed on my SD card as Not installed, why is it saying this?
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Are Android games and apps auto screen resizeable?

By auto screen resizeable I mean that lets say I have a game which runs perfectly on HTC Wildfire S (screen dimensions: 320x480; Android:2.3.5). Can I install the exact same game .apk file on Samsung ...
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error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported when I try to run curl on android 5.1

I'm trying to run curl on android 5.1,but this error doesn't help : root@manta:/root/home/curl/data/local/bin # ./curl error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported. I've got the ...
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Apps are automatically closing/restarting and phone is running slow

I am running Nexus 5 with Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop), stock (via OTA Google push). I like it for the most part, except for the fact that I have noticed a repeating problem. After awhile of using the ...
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Putting in an SD card made my zedge ringtones unusable and I can't access the pet shop app etc.,

I don't have an android, but my girlfriend said she needed an SD card so I got her one. She put it in her phone, it just said 'setting up SD card' and she didn't have to do anything else. It made her ...
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Half screen in android whatsapp camera while scanning QR code

I have still the saem problem, My internet is working perfactly.. I have idea 3g network, I have Xperia U running on Android 4.0.4. I cannot scan the barcode because of whatsapp camera is open in 1/4 ...
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unable to download app

Just bought linx 10 Also bought phone ZTE Got phone first so downloaded lots of apps. Including camera mx. Tried to download camera mx to linx tablet but it say it is already installed. Did the ...
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Some apps cannot access the internet

After my Android Lollipop upgrade on my HTC M8, some apps are unable to access the internet such as Twitter, but Facebook works perfectly fine. WhatsApp works fine except that I'm unable to receive ...
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Enable screen auto-rotate for specific applications but not globally? [duplicate]

So I'd like to enable screen auto-rotation for YouTube and Chrome, but not for other anything else. How do I do this? I use a Galaxy S5.
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I accidentally deleted my android phones system app

Anyone can help me on how to restore system apps like HOME.apk, i accidentally deleted it so the phone is stuck on boot, cant go to its home, my phone is a goophone4s thanks ...
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HTC Incredible not sending or recieving picture msg

I have a HTC Incredible 4G and it will not let me open or send picture messages and the alarm clock is off and wont let me put in the correct time I want?
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How can I update a system application without re-installing the OS?

I have create an application and installed it to a device in the Android system image. Now I have added some new features to my app and I want to update my current install app with that new ...
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Apps on my huawei Ascend G700 stopped working

My Huawei Ascend G700 is not working properly. First message pops up that "Google Play Store has stopped working" and subsequently different apps like Google chrome, Viber, Facebook messenger start ...
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Cancel sending a message to group in WhatsApp [duplicate]

I mistakenly pasted a message in a WhatsApp group. I noticed that immediately and turned off my internet. The message was still not sent (single tick did not appear), and I deleted that message and ...
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galaxy Tab 2 purchased apps reinstallation

I purchased an app for my kids. When I reset the TAB and tried to reinstall the apps it asks me to purchase them again. When I used to have my Ipod and reset it, it remembered the purchases made ...
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Huawei phone- apps downloaded and visible under settings but can't open

I have a new Huawei phone purchased in Australia, and I have successfully downloaded apps, which appear under app settings, but there are no shortcuts for the apps nor an option to open them. Any help ...
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Cannot open my app it keeps saying app not installed

I transferred some of my app to my SD card using the cm cleaner app and it was working perfectly fine .but suddenly today I cannot open those app it keeps saying app not installed.I tried ...
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email app for IMAP with spam filtering

I am trying to find an app that filters out spam on an IMAP email connection. I've looked around and can't find one that specifically states that it does and the Gmail app doesn't do so for non-Gmail ...
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call recorder for Moto G - clear opponents voice

Moto G 4G android 4.4.4 I have tried many call recorders with different settings, and in all cases my voice is clear but not the one of the opponent, the person I talk to. Any app and settings that ...
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what to do if my all google apps are not working properly

I need a serious advice from android experts. When I was managing my apps space in my android phone, I accidentally crashed all inbuilt google apps like google account manager, google play services ...
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Moving Apps From Internal Storage To SD Card

I have a question. Is there a way I can transfer Internal Storage specific apps like Facebook or WhatsApp on my SD Card without rooting my phone etc. Though I would be happy if a app did the trick. ...
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How to get the installation date and time of application?

I want to find the installation date and time of the applications in my mobile. Where is it stored? In Ubuntu it can be found from the /var/log/dpkg.log. What about Android? I am using Android 4.1.2.
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Introspy: trace file (introspy.db) is not created

I am trying to use Introspy tool in Android device, but the trace file (introspy.db) is not being created. Kindly any help if you have tried using this.
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Nexus S won't turn on HELP!

i got issues with my Samsung Galaxy Nexus S i9023. It's new mobile. After 2 months i was msg's with my friends,then my phone just restart and its was fine for 1 min. then it turn off. And when i try ...
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Certain applications icons are missing in Nova Launcher

I have Nova Launcher (Prime version) installed on my Galaxy Nexus phone and I have noticed, that some of applications are missing in this launcher. In particular: Voice Search, and Sound Recorder ...
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How to run built-in Sound Recorder?

If you go to Settings -> Apps -> All, you'll be able to find the "Sound Recorder" built-in application in JB 4.2.2, but it's not shown on the app drawer. Curious, how to run it?! PS: it's not ...
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How to transfer installed apps from one account to another

On my Note 2 I have two accounts configured my.email@gmail.com my.work.email@company.com Usually I have the Play Store configured to buy/install apps under my.email@gmail.com but somehow it got ...
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Application Installed Not Found in Android Folder?

I am not sure if i am missing something here, what i did was i installed an application and i want to batch some files inside the installed application folder. Usually all applications installed are ...
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How to report an bug in calculator

How do I report a bug or actually an error in the calculator that comes with Android? The version of Android on my Tab4 is 4.4.2 and 4.1.2 on my Samsung phone. It is the modulus function -- '%'. For ...
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System App - Extra privileges, Read Only file system permission

I would like to read wpa_supplicant.conf file on android system that stores saved wifi network details along with credentials. The file is available and as a super user on a rooted device i can read ...
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Configuring ssh reverse tunneling on Android 5.0 installed on the Nexus 10

I'm connected to the campus of my university and I know for sure that there is a firewall that blocks a lot of ports and the server does not support the IP forwarding and for this reason I can't give ...
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How to save contacts from ZTE origin to google?

There is not an option to sync contacts to gmail account. Please help!
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How to list the installed applications from terminal?

How to list the installed applications from the terminal ? I mean, something like dpkg --get-selections
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All apps seem to be gone

I was using my Chrome on Android 4.1.2 on Samsung Galaxy S II and phone suddenly crashed. When phone restarted it looked like all apps are gone, even Google Play. App Drawer shows only standard ...
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Why can't I install some games/apps to my phone? (samsung galaxy s4)

I try to download some games, such as crossy roads or, the one i was trying to install in the image, Okay?, and it just says error; couldn't install on USB storage or SD card. But I don't know why, I ...
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Android App for StackExchange [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any app for Stack Exchange? Is there an android app for StackExchange sites and if not is there one in development?
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App to ask question on stackexchange? [duplicate]

Is there any application to ask question on stackexchange as well, instead of just monitoring a user timeline to get notifications?
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StackExchange apps and LaTex rendering [closed]

Is there any app which allows to browse Stack-Exchange sites and is able to interpret and render latex formulas inside the posts? I have already tried StackAniwhere and Droidstack which apparently ...
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Icon pointing to app upgraded through Play Store no longer works. What's up with that?

Sometimes when an app is upgraded through the Play Store, the icon for it in the launcher no longer points to the app. Other times, it works fine. What's up with that? Seems totally random for ...
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How to transfer apps, contacts and settings between two identical phones?

OS: 2.1 Phone: Samsung Vibrant (Galaxy S) I'm having trouble with my new Samsung Vibrant (it constantly reboots) and I'm going to return it for a replacement unit. How can I transfer all of my phone ...
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Play store won't let me download any apps [duplicate]

My internal storage is about 50MB and my SD Card is about 300 MB. When I want to download an app that only need 20 something MB, it says insufficient storage. Even though I delet most of my apps and ...
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Batch remove permissions for all apps on rooted KitKat (CM11)

I installed CyanogenMod 11 on my Samsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-I8190). CM has some kind of privacy protection feature (accessible via "Privacy" item within system menu) which lets user to ban an app from ...
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Can't download anything from Google play

My internal storage has 400+ MB and the SD card has 9 GB left (I know SD card doesn't really matter). I deleted a lot of apps and I still get the message "Not enough space on your internal storage" ...
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Do 4.3 JellyBean apps work on 4.4 KitKat?

I am an android developer and would like to upgrade my Nexus 7(2013, JellyBean 4.3) to KitKat 4.4.2. My apps are all developed to work on 4.3 fine. I'm just wondering if my 4.3 apps will work when I ...
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Force closing of apps automatically and data connection problem

On my Gionee s5.5 phone, when i turned on my data connection and than i open any app many applications that I open closes right away, returning me to home screen. Every time I open the application, it ...
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Not enough space error when trying to install. but DRASTIC

Ok, there are dupplicates of this post. I've seen them, I've read them, and they didn't help. I could perfectly install apps until I tried to update SnapLock through their own app. Not enough space ...