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Apps Startup on Power Up [duplicate]

When I turn my phone on, many apps also turn on in the background. This slows down my phone. How do I shut them down? Why is the OS built this way? Doesn't make sense to me.
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All of a sudden so many apps stop working

All of a sudden a lot of apps don't work any more, and some randomly give messages "unfortunately ________ has stopped working". Is there any way to go about trouble shooting this? Shazam and Strava ...
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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 ...
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HTC Desire X switches on random applications when WIFI switched off

My HTC desire switches on random applications like weather accu, torch etc. when I switch off Wi-fi. Any idea why is this happening? I have tried factory reset and no luck - the problem still occurs. ...
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Switching primary LINUX PC display to connected android device

On inserting ANDROID device via USB..We should switch of our primary display and switch to the connected android device and control the screen. We are exploring this possibility to control our GTK ...
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Is it possible to bulk download photos from Google photos app?

I have lost my phone and want to bulk download all the photos that were auto backed-up to the Google photos app to the album/gallery on my replacement phone. Is this possible? P.S. I'm new here, ...
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Android 5.0 lollipop update problem [duplicate]

I have installed the new Android Lollipop 5.01 on my phone, the Moto G, update is slow, what is the reason? Android 5.0 Lollipop is now upon us, and while you might be rejoicing at all the new ...
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Changing the default ports for an application

I have to use a public WiFi service that blocks a number of ports related to online games (Clash of Clans mostly). On a pc this wouldn't be a problem to get around, on a phone though, I'm not so sure. ...
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How to fix Acer Tab. Iconia one 7

Hello can you help me fix my acer tab? I start to play a game then in the midway it force exits and prompted an error saying "Unfortunately [app] has stopped!" I noticed that the app icon in ...
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How to Detect Which App is Accessing Bluetooth from a Pop-up

I have a new Huawei Ascent Mate 2 4G Android phone and once in a while I get a message that some application tries to use bluetooth and make my phone discoverable for few hundred seconds. How do I ...
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Updating the system app “messages” on 4.2.2

On Aptoide there was an update for the system SMS app Messages. I updated,and it continually crashed so I uninstalled the updates and reverted to factory. It is now at the bottom of the Settings / ...
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how to retrieve data stored in android apps

I am using Moto G. downloaded a video through android app.I am able to play video through app. Where to tracethis video in phone memory and get this video for using in other devices
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Accidentally deleted Photos app on Galaxy s5?

I was looking for apps to disable and I disabled the Photos app. I know it can't be deleted, so I reset it. Now I can't find it in the Disabled apps or application manager. Is it gone forever? How can ...
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recent songs are showing up in files but not on music apps

Recently when I download new songs onto my droid RAZR maxx they appear in my files in the music folder along with all of my other songs, but don't show in the music app. I have checked all over the ...
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Why is this app so slow at downloading?

I recently started using Dropsync, and it does exactly what I'd like it to do in terms of syncing my MP3 collection by automatically downloading when I've added new songs. I bought the pro version. ...
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Where to place a binary file to make it executable from all apks on device?

I have a binary that I want to make executable by all Applications on my Android device, just like the commands in /system/bin (ls, etc.). What is the best way of doing this? Does it have to be in ...
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How to scrape data from Android apps?

How could you scrape data from an Android app (one without an available API)? There are some apps that contain personal data I've entered that I'd like to be able to hook into and extract (rather ...
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Is it possible to install android on nokia lumia 800 [duplicate]

I searched the whole internet but found nothing, does anyone here have an idea wether it's possible to install android on nokia lumia 800. Windows phone is cool, but I don't have any big choice of ...
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Is there a way to store/backup messages for a specific app (GrindR)? [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to save chat messages that are stored locally on my device using GrindR app on Android. Is there a way to do this? GrindR official support said I'm afraid that your ...
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Make my external SD card as my internal memory for apps [duplicate]

I have a CUBOT P7 phone with very little internal memory, so I installed an 8GB external SD card. However, my apps will not download directly to there, and I have no more space on my internal ...
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how to insert GPS coordinates in a spreadsheet in my android phone?

In connection with a project, I want to record the length, breadth and its position (GPS coordinates) of some constructions (around 500 of them spreading in 10km ie, 500 rows in spreadsheet). ...
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App drawer disappeared on One Plus One with Cyanogen OS

I accidentally removed my app drawer on the dock. I already tired different ways suggested on this site to get it back. But none of them worked. I am not sure if this is related to the OS version or ...
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prestigio multipad 7.0 ultra plus void circle

I have just purchased my multipad and the Colour is distorting on main screen and pictures and why is their a white void circle near the on/off button? Thank you
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How can I take a log snapshot of device information?

If I experienced a problem with my phone — for example, if I cannot make calls, or cannot download or watch videos — I would like to take gather a log of device information including which ...
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Mute/Unmute call from notification bar

I be on meeting calls for long hours. I usually mute/unmute call by pressing home and then use call app to mute. I want some app which can provide me functionality to mute /unmute using ...
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Hindi font seen as Nepali

I had rooted my canvas 2 phone to install gujarati font. It's done successfully. But now onwards I can not see Hindi font. when I see hindi font on whatsup, sms, hingkhoj directory or type hindi it ...
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An app on my phone has suddenly disappeared but when i look in play store,it is already installed and can be opened

I just saw that an app which i had on my phone suddenly went missing. I thought I might have uninstalled it by mistake ,but when i looked for it on the play store, it was already installed and i could ...
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Replaced /system/bin/toolbox. How to I revert that?

I renamed the original /system/bin/toolbox" to "toolbox_alt". I replaced the file /system/bin/toolbox with a file that was supposed to work, but doesn't work at all. My filemanagers and the most ...
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Can't install non-Play store apps [duplicate]

On both my nexus 9 and my Oneplus One running android 5.0.1 the apk installer will pop up and show the permissions but it simply won't let me click install. It does it for apks from the internet and ...
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why does my tablet say insufficient space? [duplicate]

I have a few apps, but this tablet is new and I want more apps. Every time I say download, it says I have insufficient space. Please help!
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Nexus 10 not recognized on Debian Wheezy/mac OS/Windows 8 with adb

I'm trying to connect my tablet nexus 10 + android 4.4 + cyanogen-mod 11 to my desktop computer where I have installed debian wheezy using adb. It worked until some time ago,now it doesn't anymore ...
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Desire: offline calendar on Android with secure SYNC to Lightning

in the commonsense interest of wanting to preserve privacy of my calendar events, wanted to ask the community: I want a stable OFFLINE storage calendar app on my android phone which SYNCS securely ...
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play music while recording voice

I'm trying to read some stuff and record it while the background music is playing, but I can't because as soon as I start recording the music stops playing. I searched and I found HiFiCorder, an ...
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Where AndroPHP stores (MySQL) Database & Tables on android device?

I've installed AndroPHP on My Android(4.2.2) Device. (For PHP & MySQL Server ; found from this Answer). I want to know where AndroPHP stores MySQL Databases (& Tables)? (In case of my ...
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How do I disable the storage check?

How do I disable the storage check when installing apps? I recently started using mounts2SD as a workaround to some broken features in other artificial app2SD programs and encountered a bug with it: ...
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Open an app on startup/after booting

I need to force a selected application to start up each time my Android-based device is (re)started. Is there anything I can use (configuration setting, external application etc.) to accomplish this ...
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I downloaded Some App. But it was not installed. Still It is consuming memory

I am using Asus Zenfone 5.I was having around 700 MB space in my Internal storage, So I tried installing An App from Google Play which was around 400 MB.But the Installation was interrupted due to ...
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Does Wunderlist store data in the server in encrypted form?

How secure and private is Wunderlist? For example does it only transfer data in encrypted form but stores it unencrypted? I would like to be able to store passwords relating to work on my phone but am ...
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How to move Android folder to SD Card?

I want to install heavy game ( Wolfs among Us ) on phone, it requires 2.5GB. I don't have that much space to even download game, but I do have 3 GB of free space on SD card. Game installs itself only ...
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Does deleting a Google account also remove his/her installed apps?

I have the HTC Wildfire S. My friend gave it to me and it already has a Google account on it. Now she forget the password. I was just wondering, if I delete the account, will it delete all apps that ...
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Bootloop because of deleted preinstalled lockscreen in system apps

**I rooted my phone because i want to disable to preinstalled lockscreen app and replace it with a customize lockscreen app. I accidentally deleted the lockscreen in system apps, now everytime my ...
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When should I get suspicious over permission requests and when should I safely install an app? [closed]

I'm pretty paranoid with the android apps and if I think an app requires too much, unnecessary permissions, I simply don't install the app. However, I feel like I'm missing out lately. For example, ...
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Root problem in galaxy core

I have upgraded my phone (gt i8262) so after rebooting it was showing that your phone is not rooted,and now i am not unable to unroot/root and to delete super-su. I have factory-reset my phone but it ...
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SD Maid on Rooted Roger's Galaxy S3 hanging on “System Cleanup” and “Duplicate”

My phone is a rooted Canadian Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH-I747M) running stock 4.4.2. I've had SD Maid installed for a very long time and it's worked great up until now. I've never had any issues with it. ...
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Upgraded from KitKat 4.4.4 to Lollipop 5.0.2. Facing issues with ShareIT app

After upgrading to lollipop, the ShareIt app is not working properly. As the app should works by creating a Wi-Fi close connection which and the members can be in the connection and hence using the ...
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Select multiple files on Google Drive App

Is it possible to select multiple files on the Google Drive App? I tried every intuitive solution I could think of, perhaps it's possible on the Google Docs app?
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mdev: applet not found when trying to populate /dev on android

I'm trying to install Debian on the Android 4.4 (modded with cyanogenmod) that's installed on my nexus 10 to one external sd card. I'm reading this tutorial : http://whiteboard.ping.se/Android/Debian ...
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Samsung galaxy s2 4.0.3

When I try to scroll in my screen when two scrollable screens are present the screen is getting hanged. Are there anyone who are facing same issue???
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Writing an ISO file to flash memory

I have an Ubuntu DVD ISO file downloaded in my android phone. Is there any way or any app I can use to write the ISO file to a USB flash memory connected to the phone so that the flash memory can be ...
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A Google Play application installed and not installed in the same time

Few days ago I was asked to install Mailbox from Dropbox, Inc.. I went to Google Play and clicked on the Install button to request remote installation on my machine. Yesterday, I have realised, that ...