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How to get an applock?

How do I get Applock or smart Applock cause my friend gets in my business and I tried to get an app that works but it only works for pictures and I don't want pictures.
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Google Play App Gone

I went to download a new app a little bit ago and when i clicked my google play app it was telling me that my account was not activated. I logged in to do so and google was already activated. Now all ...
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Clicking the Recents button, delay in display of X

When I click the Recents button on a device, the X that appears on each app doesn't appear for a second or 2. This is incredibly annoying. Is there a way to make it appear immediately? Motorola Moto ...
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Manual icon change now apk wont install

Well I've went into the res folder to spruce up an app icon figuring it would look much better with the modified alternative. The icon png 's are stored in about five different folders. ...
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Can multiple devices send data via Bluetooth to a single device parallelly?

I am working with Sensor Tags by Texas Instruments. These Sensor Tags (CC 2541) have multiple sensors like accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, humidity sensor, temperature sensor and pressure ...
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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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View stack unintuitive?

I've noticed since the last few versions of Android that navigating through multiple apps in the view stack has been cumbersome and more like iOS, where I have to use the Recent button rather than the ...
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Moving apps to SD card

My phone can't move applications to my SD card storage it keeps displaying root can't be found and that I need to change my setting to grant or allow
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phone wants to install something

A friend of mine has a mpie m8. I think it had a virus so i factory reset it. Now my phone wants desperately to install com.google.system.s. i installed it without knowing what it is. I downloaded 360 ...
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Cannot install apps

I have bought a Lenovo A319 and cannot install apps on it. Connected: when I click on a pdf file, Android says no SD card, despite of having one. What should I investigate on my phone to resolve ...
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How do I move my apps to the SD card on an LG Tribute phone?

I’m using an LG Tribute phone with Virgin Mobile service. Storage is a problem with this phone and I’m trying to move apps to the SD card to free up storage. However, when I go to “Settings” -> ...
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Moto G2: How to recover lost internal memory files in Android 5.0? [duplicate]

Lost all internal memory files when connected to windows 7 PC After plugged into the system and opened internal memory, automatically files are missing. Tried all recovery files including Recuva, but ...
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Uploading MP3 audio books to new android.

Have audio books in MP3. Want to upload them to my new android. What software do I need on each device (PC & Android)?
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Android application for emergency text message

My brother was diagnosed with ALS and is struggling with breathing. He can still move his hands and use his Android phone. There are times when he is home alone and no one is watching him, and it ...
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S6 EDGE Android USB drivers

I'm trying for two days to find a solution for this problem. None of my researches have been successful. I tried Intel Android drivers, uninstalled from SDK Manager and re-installed Google USB ...
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Find out when the app was created [duplicate]

Is it possible to find out when the first version of an app was issued? Google Play only shows the date of the latest update in ADDITIONAL INFORMATION field (see picture). Ideally, I'd like to see ...
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Whatapp app is not displaying all the contact list as per the contacts in phone storage

I am able to see the contact numbers with Whatsapp icon linked to the same number on my Samsung S3 phone storage but I am not able to see the same on the Whatsapp application despite refreshing the ...
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I accidentally deleted pr einstalled software for uninstalling apps and I don't have any backup plz help

I accidentally deleted pr einstalled software for uninstalling apps and I don't have any backup plz help Phone-Panasonic p31 Android 4.2.2 I also reset my phone 2-3 times but noting happen
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How I can connect DSLR camera to android device via HDMI port?

I am new to android. I want to connect a DSLR camera over HDMI port to android device, and want to store images/video output from DSLR. Is there any method to implement this in android? The android ...
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Open file using a specific App from ADB Command

I tried to open a pdf file using a specific App (let say PDF Viewer X) from ADB command line but it has not been working to date despite searching for the solution in the last 2 days. I used the ...
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Is it possible to clone a Phone then flash image on other phones?

Background I deal with a lot of Galaxy S5s and spend a considerable amount of time duplicating the settings and installing the same applications on each. Because of the repetitive nature, I'm sure ...
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Is there a Network manager app with profiles to allow only specific apps to use data? [closed]

Is there an app with which one can set up multiple profiles, each containing allowed apps that can access the internet? I want a WORK and HOME profile to switch between. (preferably without ...
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Resolve error “Unknown Error Code: -505” during app installation

I have run into the problem discussed last year where an app finishes downloading but fails to install citing, "Unknown Error Code: -505." The problem was supposedly fixed in Lolipop 5.0.1. My ...
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Google Play / Music / Services Updates [duplicate]

Alrught, I just reset a Kyocera Torque to factory state. (Android Version 4.1.2 Jelly Bean) Thing is, the Google Play store, music, and services keep auto updating themselves. It takes up a ton of my ...
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Determine which app is drawing on top of other apps?

Is there a way to determine which application is drawing on top of other applications? For example, Facebook Messenger app can draw the chat bubbles on top of everything, but how do I know which app ...
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Restarting , opening, closing application

is there any way, I can restart/open/close an application on android whenever I want automatically?
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How to identify installed apps where I participate as beta tester

On my Moto G (peregrine) with Android 4.4.4 I installed some apps where I joined beta tester programs long time ago (via log-in from a googlegroup etc.), and also just some weeks ago where no more ...
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Is there a way to switch my sent messages to the left and my received messages to right?

is there a way for that green message or my message to be on the left and john's message or received messages to the right?
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Voice activated bluetooth recorder

Apps like Babbler and Automatic audio recorder are noise activated, but none I've found are Bluetooth compatible. Do you know any? Is there a way to make them recognize the Bluetooth recorder?
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Is “Inbox” the old stock email application?

I am setting up a new Nexus 5X with Marshmallow. There does not appear to be a default mail application as in prior versions; instead there is just the GMail application. Is the Inbox by Google ...
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Mobile call string doesn't bring up the whole dial in number with the extension on Android mobile?

How to bring up a Mobile number string as in example (+44 123 850 6211,,,,,61629875#,,,,#)on the android mobile number pad. The string is actually a hyperlink that will be open from the email invite. ...
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Play books pdf upload title unknown filename?

I have several pdf books ranging from textbooks for class and free downloads from linked in that I moved to play books to make for easier reading from my tablet. I moved them to google drive and ...
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Forced Stopped GOOGLE Play Service!

I didn'ts know I wud need GOOGLE Play Service, if'n I DIDN'TS Play GAMES. So I FORCED STOPPED it. Any way of getting back? Without doing a factory reset?
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Restore app data backup without access to usb debugging

Google backup didn't work, and I tried Helium, but you have to connect to usb debugging in order to "enable" it. I have access to usb debugging on the phone i'm backing up, so I have the data, but my ...
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Auto VNC on startup

I have a Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 tablet running Android 5.1.1 How can I setup a VNC viewer that starts automatically on startup and also re-connects automatically when connection is disrupted? In Windows, ...
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is it posible to transfer game progress from Android to Apple phone WITHOUT connected thru FB?

My Android LG phone went swimming so it works to make calls but Gps speaker and blue tooth is fried. I have to go back to my old Iphone 4. But I don't want to lose my progress again.
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How can you buy a package of apps for your friend(s)? [duplicate]

I know the question How to buy an app for a friend? about buying an app for a friend. However, I need to buy a package of multiple applications for my friend; actually for many friends. To buy single ...
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Prevent apps from closing when phone is locked

On my Samsung Galaxy S5 (Running CyanogenMod 12.1), when the phone locks apps that are running (both foreground and background) stops, for ex: when I'm downloading a file on UC browser, it ...
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Which process does samsung use in order to change quick launcher

So do Samsung change the source code to change the quick launcher (the thing that you slide down from the top to access quick settings) to touchwiz custom one or do they use a process like ...
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Does it mean that Memory usage of app same as size of app [closed]

This is a conceptual doubt I have. Request some one to resolve my doubt. I have an app of size of 4.5MB and I am calculating memory usage of processes in the app. I am getting each process memory ...
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I uninstalled the NQ Vault application on samsung galaxy tab

How can l recover my files from NQ vault after uninstalling the app without any backup, tried reinstalling the app, but it did not give me the option of restoring previously stored files, please help ...
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Android Laptop Haibook stacked in Jelly bean logo

I'm stacked in Jellybean logo :( It says, "Boot into recovery mode..." It's an android laptop and not touchscreen. Haibook Droidz Blade.
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How do i sync Google Keep via Bluetooth/wifi without internet connection?

I use Google Keep on my Android as well as Ubuntu, living in a remote area of a developing nation, internet outages are common. So i need to sync my notes on google keep with my android, is it ...
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Google Play Services alternative

I have a phone without google apps installed. I want to use some apps which are requiring Google Play Services (eg. gett and uber). Is it possible to install some alternative (or mock that ...
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about hidden memory in android phone in miui 6 of mi4i?

I have 11.5 gb of usable internal memory, out of which 1.3 gb is only usable, but after going inside the internal memory folder, I find files of only 5.58 gb. so the think I would like to know is ...
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Disabled apps keep coming back

I followed the instructions found in this StackExchange post to disable the YouTube app on my phone. Everything seemed to go well at first; the updates were uninstalled and the icon was hidden away ...
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Firefox for Android mysterious connections after turning everything off in settings

I created a user.js that incorporates support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-stop-firefox-making-automatic-connections and other tweaks, yet Firefox for Android still attempts to connect to several ...
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initialisation problem on whatsapp

My whatsapp has been on the initialing page for more than a week I've restarted my device I've reinstalled the app I've downloaded the app manually Still not working What should I do
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Does an Android Emulator exist which works with every possible app?

I'd like to install a specific free android app, which works under different Android smartphones (minimal requirements of Android 4.0): The freely available app is called PostCard Creator and useful ...
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App with colorful 'C' icon on blue background and a Chinese name — what is it?

I just got a new Samsung Galaxy S3 for a family member (first "smart phone"). I have one myself, but this one has an app on it I can't identify (and isn't on my device), and which claims a LOT of ...