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'Database' like Psion 3?

In the olden days, the Psion had the ability to create your own little databases. I used these for anything from books by author to DIY projects. I can't find anything similar for android. There are ...
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Is it possible or not?

My question goes like this. As we know playstore has great no. of applications and we need to use many of them. but if we install many apps at a time phone becomes too slow. so we install apps only ...
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Player for audiobooks

I need solution for audio books. Specific of audio books is that usually they contains many files like: 3_01_01.mp3 3_01_02.mp3 3_01_03.mp3 ... 3_02_01.mp3 3_02_02.mp3 ... It is very difficult to ...
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Is it possible to update the backup android application file from playstore?

Is it possible to update android apk files saved on sdcard but are not installed. any application or any method if it is possible. Edit I just want upgrade the version of these files because in ...
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Stuck on “Switch_root” command trying to follow tutorial on “How to run Debian on Android” on my Samsung Galaxy Mini 2

I'm trying to install debian on my Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 (where previously I've installed android 4.4) using this tutorial as reference : http://whiteboard.ping.se/Android/Debian I need your help ...
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Droid Explorer - Input string was not in a correct format

When opening the app it gives this error "Input string was not in a correct format." Can you help me?
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Unable to download apps from google playstore via wifi

Is there any possibility to block app downloads from google play store via WiFi? I tried all the steps like Clear cache data from playstore app Delete google account and recreated it Factory reset ...
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Get a list of all applications I have ever installed on any phone [duplicate]

This is strongly related to Android market. I have once used an application which I now cannot find using the search function. Unless it was withdrawn, it must still exist and I want to find it. ...
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Google Play says my device isn't compatible with the app even though it meets required Android version

I have a Hisense HS-U601 with Android 4.4.2 but when I try to download apps on Google Play that requires 4.0 and up it always says it's not compatible. For instance I can't update my Instagram app ...
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Is it possible to switch network mode without stopping current data service?

I use Samsung Galaxy J5. My device has Android 5.0 in itself. What I want to do is, switching network mode from GSM to WCDMA quickly without stopping current data service. Why I want to do this is, it ...
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opening files in mounted directory from within apps

I have successfully mounted a local network location on to /sdcard/routersd ; I can successfully browse within this mounted directory and do copy/delete operations. My purpose of creating that is for ...
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Searching for an app to Send & Recieve recording audio in emergency situtations

I tried to complete this task, using tasker and automate but didn't sucess. I didn't found a way to send the audio message, to the second android in realtime (like whatsapp, or pushbullet). I want ...
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How could I make AIDE run R instead of Java or C?

I was able to install R on GNURoot in Android. Now I would like to make AIDE run my R programs, since it can pull and push fro and to GitHub. Any ideas? Is it even possible? Many thanks in ...
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Menu Button for Android 5.0 / Lollipop

I recently upgraded from an Android 4.4/KitKat Samsung S4 to an Android 5.0/Lollipop Asus Zenfone 2. On my Android 4.4 device, there was a menu button on the bottom left. On my new Zenfone there is no ...
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Deactivate start of app

I have an app called "podcast" on my phone. unfortunately, when i try to open it, android closes the app because "it slows down my device" and gives me this notification: "Podcast was closed. to use ...
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Weird app on my andriod. Unable to uninstall it

Here is this weird drawer/app I am getting when I swipe on bottom left corner of my screen. I tried to uninstall it, but can't find it in the list. I believe it is some malware/adware, as it shows ...
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Can't uninstall an app in android which is showing adds frequently

An app is showing ads frequently in my android. I cant find it in the app collection. I also tried Settings -> Device Administration but didn't get it there. Then I looked for it in Xender (app like ...
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My android phone instal app on it own

I use Evercoss AT1A and I have problem with my phone. It installs applications on its own, without my permissions. Can someone tell me how to fix it? It doesn't update any applications, it ...
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“App not installed” error

I installed Badland from Play Store. It worked. Then I uninstalled it and tried installing it from Amazon Appstore. Every time I try to install it, I get the installing screen for about a minute (long ...
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Can I see just what is installed on the hard drive of my phone?

I have a Moto G 2nd Gen running Android 5.0.2, and I don't have a lot of space on the actual phone hard drive. A lot of things can be moved to the SD card, and I do that when I can, but sometimes I ...
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What does the circle with dots mean?

I have this circle with dots that showing up on my apps. Where did it come from and how do I get rid of it? I've attached some screenshots: It sort of floats on top of it. I can move it ...
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Tablet as a secondary monitor

Do I have any option to use my Galaxy note 10.1 (2014 edition) as a secondary screen? I want it to use for photoshop, which runs on the pc, but i control it in the tablet. I know I can draw with the ...
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How can I enable the internet on other apps other than the web browser?

The wifi that I am using requires me to input a username and password for it to work. I can successfully do this on the web browser (chrome) as it brings up a webpage (ie 192.168.1.1/login). However, ...
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How bulk move apps' data to SD card?

Ever since I bought my phone, I've never used SD card, since the storage is full. Using one now. I've got like 50-60+ apps and games. I manually can't go into each App's page and move to sd card. ...
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Can a hacker simply copy shared prefs from one device to another to hijack a user session/state?

I'm an Android apps developer. I'm trying to address a security concern in one of my apps. I need to test a scenario in which someone will try to copy the shared prefs file (or files) from one ...
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How to configure Android phone to get notifications of work emails sent directly to me

For my work, I have a company email account. I use the 'K-9 Mail' app to read on my Android phone (Nexus 6). Among the emails, on my phone, I really only care to read emails that have my name ...
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How can I get a list of files in a directory as text?

I have a folder containing a large number of MP3 files. I want to export a list of all the filenames of files in that folder, so I can then send it by email etc. This can be either copying to the ...
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Location showing inaccurate movements

Google showing that I left work for almost an hour. It has me located at s nearby restaurant. I never left is this possible? How is thus happening? It shows moving and leave, arrive times. I don't ...
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Setup of app in Android 6.0.1 prevented by “draw over other apps” message, how to fix?

I have the new "M" 6.0.1 OS installed on my new Nexus 5X phone (not rooted). Some apps I have installed recently prevented full installation and setup, with a popup message telling me I must first ...
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Why do so many applications try to get the SIM and network operator name?

I understand what Android permissions mean and I have a specific question about two telephony permissions. I've been using XPrivacy for a while and noticed that many apps that ostensibly have nothing ...
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Series of application freezes and battery discharging fast after turning on flash in camera once

I have LG Optimus L9 P760, Swift L9 with Android system. Few days ago I was using my phone camera and turned on "flash" under settings for it (the lamp). When I wanted to take a photo, camera ...
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Here maps - Am I able to search for business using offline map data?

as title. I want to know if I can still search for business and not just street data while offline. For those instances when I'm out of coverage. Thanks :)
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How to get google play account to see default apps on fresh account?

I've converted my old Samsung Epic 4G to a no-carrier pocket computer. I figured out how to delete the number and user info (easy, but took some effort to find out how), and then did a factory reset. ...
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How to boot the GUI so that one single application is launched as part of it?

I would like to reuse an older Android phone as a digital controller for some applications. It would basically be a browser (or webkit) running full screen (which would display some buttons via ...
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How do I close the Gmail app on my Samsung S4 phone?

Whenever I open my Gmail app on my Samsung Galaxy S4 phone, I can't get it to close. It locks the screen up and I have to restart the phone to get back to my home screen or any other app. How do I ...
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Home Automation Apps for Android - what is important to consider?

I want to start using my Android phone for home automation. As a starting point, I want set a lamp to turn-on shortly after my alarm-clock goes off. Having heard that there are outlets that can be ...
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Connect Android tablet to VGA via laptop

Is this possible? I only have VGA to HDMI adapter. So, i can not connect directly tablet to VGA. If i connect tablet to pc via usb and then share screens, then can i give out screen to VGA?
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Curl Up Tabs on Galaxy Tab A

How do I eliminate the curl up ages on the Tab 4? I aleays wind up inadvertently curling up the page I am on while I am in the process of working. This is a distraction to me and I never use the curl ...
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Exit from download mode

I was trying to recover files with the wondershare program from my laptop and it said to power off my s4, press the lock button & the volume down button for a long time. Now it keeps saying ...
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Make a app Package For android

I have made a "Security" phone for my personal use. I have about 49 apps and about 7 wallpapers. Can I make a package that when flashed in a Custom Recovery It installs all of the apps and make the ...
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Create sdcard0 symlink on 6.0.1 for WhatsApp compatibility

I recently switched from a Galaxy S2 running CM 10.2 (Android 4.3.1) to a Nexus 5 running 6.0.1 (stock rooted). My goal was to migrate all my WhatsApp data (history, media, etc.) over to the new ...
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LG-G3 Smart Keyboard?

On the LG-G3, we can easily adjust the portrait keyboard like so: But, despite looking for many hours for some sort of setting, I can't seem to find a way to increase the size of the landscape ...
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Monitor activites of an app and see what it is sending over the internet

Few months ago, I installed an automation app called MacroDroid, but after few days I uninstalled it. Now today, when I was checking apps in /system/app I stumbled upon an app called ...
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Issues installing iCal Import/Export

So I downloaded an app called "iCal Import/Export 2.4". I'm supposed to create some sort of "cloud" account(??). So I got almost all the way done with my profile, & it asks me for my "PHP version" ...
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Using a US DOD CAC on Android

The US Department of Defence (DOD) uses a Common Access Card (CAC) for authentication on a number of externally available websites. It is possible to use the CAC with Firefox on Linux (e.g., see the ...
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App Availability After Deletion from Playstore

I wanted to ask that what would happen to an app (For example Flappy Bird) that gets deleted from the play-store. However, I still have it on my mobile. I am changing my phone and plan to sell the old ...
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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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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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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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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?