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Why I can't really move apps to SD card? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galax S4 whit 16Gb full of bloatware so I only really have 8Gb of space. I have added an SD card, but if I try to move an app to SD only a part will move. If, for example I want to ...
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Access internal storage on rooted 4.2 phone [duplicate]

My Android phone keeps feeding the internal storage with logs (I guess) and I don't want to reset the phone every 2 months. Is there a way to display the internal memory consumption? I am looking for ...
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Connecting an android app with a google account not showing in the Connected apps & sites

I have installed IMDB app on android. From the IMDB app, use log in and choose a Google account. They request basic info. Check the Connected apps & sites (https://myaccount.google.com/security#...
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How do I turn off page curl?

I have an LG G2. Recently I downloaded Battery Doctor. The first few days were cool, but now I have this annoying page curl. Every time I swipe up the left or right corner of my screen, it flips up ...
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Get package name of an app given its displayed name using ADB commands

I'm trying to: Get the package names of all apps on my device (none of them are mine so sadly I can't get it from the Manifest) and put it into a file to save for a class project. I also want to get ...
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Ability to monitor sound volume when headphones are used?

I am curious if there is a way to log sound volume when headphones are used to play music. I am doing a research project to quantify hearing loss resulting from listening to music on phones and need ...
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How can I save a word document (from Word Android app) to Google drive?

There are options for OneDrive and Dropbox, but I can't save to my Google drive account, why?!
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How to enable usb debugging on android 6?

So I used to have this working on 5, after an update to Android 6 I'm unable to get USB debugging to work. Anyone else run into this? I've enabled USB debugging on the device. I've tried three ...
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Automatic app updating interrupts video

I have a Google Nexus 6P. Irritatingly enough, when apps are finished updating, whatever video I'm watching in whatever app is paused. Every time. And when you can't schedule app updates for when you'...
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Verify if apps are fully compatible to the intended Android version upgrade

I am on 4.4.2 and am toying with idea of upgrading to Marshmallow, mainly to use doze feature I have 150+ apps and want to check how many of them are upgraded to work with Marshmallow, before ...
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Move non-movable apps to SD Card on rooted phone

I have some big apps like Spotify on my phone which has not much empty space left on my internal storage. So I considered moving not only movable apps to sd card but others as well. I know that ...
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Can I have two separate minecraft apps on my sole account?

I have my own device and my two kids have a tablet each linked to my Amazon account (kid profiles). They both want minecraft but want to have their own worlds, I.e. Not share. Can this be done?
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Closing a window within an activity using adb shell commands

I have been tinkering around with adb and attempting to control an application and close popup windows using adb shell commands. I trying to close an activity window that I can identify with the ...
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I don't want CamCard to sync to my contacts

This may sound funny, but I just want CamCard to store the contact information from the business card I scan with it. I don't want it to be added to my contacts or any account (like gmail). So ...
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Trebuchet search application by name

I use CyanogenMod 12.1 (Android 5.1.1) with the Trebuchet launcher. How can I search for an app by its name, if I don't want to have the Google search installed?
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How to restore Sony Xperia M when asking for password to decrypt storage?

My sister came up with her phone asking for password to decrypt storage and she said she didn't set any password. I can't put the phone on USB Debugging cause i don't have access to phone settings. I ...
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What is “Aging Test” App on Android Phone? [closed]

THere are list of software in my phone that I don't know what are they use, is they are safe to disable: Aging Test Basic Daydream Beauty Maker Caldav-Sync Carddav-Sync Gooe Mushroom FashionMakeup ...
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Google app displaying temperature in Fahrenheit

When I use widget for voice search and say 'weather' I get the results, but it is shown in Fahrenheit, even though,in settings it is chosen to show in Celsius. Any solution?
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How can I install an Epson iPrint App?

I have a 10.1 inch Android Tablet (4.4 Operating System). I want to install an Epson iPrint App so that I can use an Epson wireless printer. I keep being getting the message that there is insufficient ...
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Call a number on a website

Instead of having to highlight a number, copy, switch to call app, paste the number, and dial, is there a way to dial a number found on a website directly? I heard something about copyright issue with ...
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Synch a phone to Linux PC without Google

Is there a way to synch the SMS/Calendar/Contacts/what not (I am not talking about files, and pictures, etc.) to a Linux (Ubuntu) PC? The quirk is to bypass Google in the process.So I would envision ...
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Unfortunately process.com.android.phone has stopped unexpectedly error whenever i disconnect a call

Instead of call duration and other details, i get "Unfortunately process.com.android.phone has stopped unexpectedly error" whenever i disconnect a call. I am not able to check the prepaid balance of ...
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Remove Most Frequently Used Apps Container from Apps menu

In Android 6.0.1 I got this unnecessary feature which displays most frequently used apps on top of all other applications. I don't need it (You can see on the pic the top 4 apps underlined). Is it ...
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Headphone Controls Android

Most threads I find on this information is pretty old, so I wanted to see if anyone has come up with a workaround. My headphones are the RHA SA950i (wired), which are wonderful. However, the ...
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OTA update (Marshmallow) failing with “error” while installing it on a device running Android One

I live in Australia and during my recent trip to India, I bought an Android One phone called the Lava Pixel v1. The phone is running Android 5.1 and since I have gotten back to Australia, the phone ...
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Got stuck with a Pop-up on the main screen

I have Samsung Galaxy E5 (SM-E500H) with Android 5.1.1. Recently, I installed few apps and after that, I encountered an annoying little pop-up below the screen sometimes. I got into uninstalling some ...
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Every microphone app for using with AUX has a loud noise in the background

Every app that I download for android with the function of using android as an external microphone (For example, attaching the fone to pc using an AUX cable) produces an noise that is very loud, and I ...
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Prevent USB data transfer (when phone is in use) and being charged

I would like to know how to protect my data when I use public battery charger in public places. I know that if I do not unlock my screen when charging, my data is safe, but what if I would like to ...
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How can I force-stop all user applications that are running?

I found that first of all System>Apps>Running is not helpful always and secondly I we stop the services, it may star again if corresponding application is running. The correct way to stop application ...
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What Messaging App Displays this Notification?

What Messaging App Runs this notification? Disregard the darker app running in the background, that is just what happened to be open already when the text message was received. My wife lets the ...
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storage space running out, wont let me download anything

My phone says that I am running out of storage. when I try to download an App to get rid of some of it, it just keeps telling me that I have insufficient storage
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Stopping downloads

I have an LG G4 phone that doesn't have Download Manager enabled. It started downloading something on its own, even though Play Store is set for "do not auto-update apps". How can I stop this download?...
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How many apps can be installed on an Android device?

How many apps can be installed on an Android device? Is there any limit in number? Or whether it depends on RAM/Storage ?
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App detects it has been previously installed

How does an app detect that it has been previously installed on a phone even though it was hard reset and completely wiped (even the system partition and sd card and everything)? I think it is due to ...
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Is there a way to change the picture for my yahoo account in gmail app?

This is what I'm talking about. I have 3 e-mail accounts linked to my gmail app. One is gmail, one is yahoo, one is something else. My gmail account shows my profile picture no problem. My yahoo and ...
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After downloading APK Games weird things happening

I downloaded APK Games and one thing I know when I woke up my built-in apps were being replaced by "pornclub", "sexyhot", etc. I did Factory data reset but it deleted my built-in apps. I was going to ...
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How to recover SIM ME LOCK application on NOTE3 SMN-9006 running on 4.4.2 version

I accidentally removed the SIM ME LOCK application on my Android Note3 phone using root. The thing is the backup didn't work so i was wondering if i can still use it. When you turn it on, the phone ...
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Apps disappear after restart

After an android update, my apps disappeared. The apps cannot be seen in the apps list, and they are seen as 'com.something.something' in the settings app manager. Some of the apps are not in the SD ...
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How to install apk and obb file to internal storage on Android TV

I've seen a lot of tutorials of installing apk and obb on the external storage which are pretty simple. But how can i install it in the internal memory of an android tv? I tried to find the obb folder ...
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How to delete email account from Android 5.0.2

I am not able to delete my outlook account from the android. It is Lenovo A6000. I want to add my work email address instead of outlook.com I have already added my work email address however I am not ...
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Is this simple method of moving ANY app to an external SD card on KitKat reliable?

There are hundreds of articles and many SE QA's about moving apps to an external SD card. Some of the articles and QA's are outdated, some are incorrect, some require the device to be rooted, some ...
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Multi-call - Route calls to multiple cell phones at once

I have 2 employees, each with their own cell phone and cell number. I am trying to find some service where I can call one number and both of these employees' cell phones ring; the one who picks up ...
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Another way for debugging web sites/apps using Android

Nowadays I miss my laptop I have only my Note 10.1 Android Running 4.4.2 ... is there any way to view web page source or open console or that developer options that we do using our normal laptop ?
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Is it possible to restrict access to raw user data in fine-grained manner?

Usually, to allow an app to read user's data we add some lines to the android manifest stating a specific permission for that app. However, android does not have any kind of control over the raw data ...
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Customized Sound from a Specific Person in Gmail

I retrieve gmail message in my android and if I retrieve email from a specfic person with the following address for instance "....@test.com" I would like to retrieve the message with another sound ...
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What resources are available to investigate the disappearance of an app from Google Play?

I used to use an app called "Image Privacy" to strip EXIF data from images on my phone. I noticed that it was not installed on my current Android phone and went to the Google Play app store to ...
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Can I run apps in a smaller resolution?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (SM-T235) tablet running Android version 4.4.2. It is 7 inch, which is nice, but sometimes (for example, when walking) I would like to be able to hold my device in one ...
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Backup an app's complete data when phone is stuck in bootloop

My rooted Moto G is stuck in a bootloop. I want to backup a specific app. usb-debugging is enabled. I have access to bootloader and twrp recovery. I have tried wiping cache and dalvik cache and even ...
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Can't get rid of Uni launcher on my Android 5.1

I have tried to uninstall it (for me it is malicious software because I do not know when and how have I obtained it) through settings and reboot my phone but it keeps coming back and blocks my phone, ...
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Apps restart after popup oder fullscreen ad

I've got a Nexus 5 with the most actual, official Google OS running (6.0.1). I've seen the problem in two apps: Microsoft One Note wenn tapping "open Notebook" in the side-slide-menu, for half a ...