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Android 4.2.1 - Operating System Storage is occupying too much space

Dunno if this is a proper question to ask here, my problem is about the storage of my android on the internal memory. I have 16gigs of sd card, 16 gigs internal storage as well, but I am seeing this ...
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what is uses-permission “android.permission.INTERNET”? [duplicate]

I read something about uses-permission in android application , but I don't know what is "android.permission.INTERNET" , or why we need this.
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How to sync my iCloud email acct using the stock email app?

I am using cyanogenmod11 on both my phone and tablet which comes with AOSP email app. I've also tried the latest stock email app that Google released recently on the playstore. No matter what I do, I ...
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Facebook app nagging about syncing. Can it be disabled?

While only a minor issue, it is annoying. I've had a look at the settings for the facebook app, but even after disabling anything that did seem relevant to this message popping up, it still keeps ...
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Android App - Same phone - Different versions on App Store

I'm using an Android application called 'Out of Milk'. I have it installed on two identical phones (hardware and software). However on one phone it is version 4.2.2 and on the other phone it is ...
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Getting files using adb shell

I have a rooted Galaxy S4 device which runs Android 4.4.2 & I'm trying to get the files of an application using adb shell, when I navigate to where my directory is and get the root access in shell ...
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i have 500mb available but can't install 2mb app! [duplicate]

i have 500mb available but can't install 2mb app!!! it's so frustrating i tried uninstalling apps, clearing cache, deleting files ... nothing works. Please help.
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Force to buy app with old version of Android

I have two smartphones: HTC Desire (unrooted / android 2.2 / normal-sim / operator1 / my account) Nexus 4 (android 4.4.4 / micro-sim / operator2 / my account) Both smartphone are regurarly logged ...
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conversion printing app from landscape to portrait mode

I often work just with the smartphone (Galaxy Note 3, Android Kitkat 4.4, no root) without any computer. After opening a landscape powerpoint-presentation with the smartphone, I want to print it in ...
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Is it possible to transfer one app from my old phone to my new if my phone is not rooted?

I have recently purchased a Galaxy S5. I would like to root it, but so far, it seems that the "Towelroot" approach does not work on my model (purchased in Japan from Docomo), and other options are at ...
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Tasker - Advance Settings - Export App Package Name?

I've deactivated beginner mode on tasker and noticed now when I try exporting a task as an application it requires a Package name, I've tried following their instructions and have been unsuccessful, I ...
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Introspy usage in Android

i am trying to use Introspy tool in android device but the trace file (introspy.db) is not being created tool is present at https://github.com/iSECPartners/Introspy-Android Kindly any help if ...
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Check application install

I want to write a simple program (java) run on desktop to first check some application is already installed in the device and if not install it. For installation part I may be use to adb install ...
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Package Name Info for Android Apps

Hi I would like to know if there exists a website where in once you enter the name of the android app gives you all the related info of that particular app. I am especially interested in the Package ...
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Can i read the RAM and CPU usage of other applications-Android

I want to know whether is it possible to monitor the CPU, RAM, Network and Battery usage of each and every application installed in my device through my application dynamically? Does Android's ...
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After adding icon to home screen, the icon in the apps screen remains

I have put a few applications in a folder on the home screen, but their icons are still displayed on one of the apps screens. How can I remove those still on the apps screen?
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Any solution for sharing text with friend but prevent copy?

Is there any App / solution can suffice the follow needs ? I want to share some text with friends (not public). I don't want them be able to copy the text in anyway. able view the text offline. ...
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i have some files encrypted in gallery vault application

I have some files encrypted in gallery vault but my phone's software crashed and had to be reinstalled. how can I restore my data from that app? I do have my SD card but it is not showing my ...
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Why do I see adverts after closing WhatsApp?

Every time I close WhatsApp I get some sort of an advertisement. According to their site they don't advertise, but I see adverts like this after closing the app: Click image for larger version I ...
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What happens to Crash Reports sent to Google?

Many Android applications have bugs. These include app crashing, screen flickers or failing to start altogether. The app crashes present the well-known Unfortunately, **AppName** has stopped screen. ...
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Need a file explorer that supports root as well as showing the folder size

There seems to be a serious dearth of quality apps on Android. I'm having memory issues in my Xperia L phone and I'm trying to determine the root cause. (No it's not the Album memory leak issue - I've ...
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replace app it was removed by mistek

When I was going to factory setting for reset my mobile system after setting my previous aap is not present in my mobile. So now what I do for recover it.
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Game Error after moving to another country

I've recently moved to Switzerland and now after the move I can't play Clash of Clans, Fun Run or any other online game with internet requirements. I can open the application but it doesn't ...
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Allowing some application to access my Gallery

While allowing some android applications to access my gallery, am i allow them also view all my pictures, downloads etc? Or are they only be able to pick an image for example when i use an image ...
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Capturing LTE(?) voice packets with Shark for Root

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE. I installed Shark for Root but it only captures web traffic. I am assuming that LTE uses data to transmit calls as well (probably SIP) as everything is data these ...
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Dual epub reader [closed]

I have started using my tablet for reading epubs and I have found a lot of different versions of the same book. So, is there any application that allows me to compare, i.e. to see both versions in a ...
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Application folder naming convention

I was just wondering why the naming of some folders on android is such: com.dropbox.android com.android.browser
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Making Calls with Google Voice on Nexus 5

I'm wondering how(if possible) I can use the Google voice technology on my Nexus 5. I have it downloaded it on my laptop and it works great, but I'm unable to download it on my nexus 5 (the app is ...
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Application to block icon movements on home pages [duplicate]

Is there an application that doesn't allow me to move icons on the home page when I long press them in order to prevent accidental movements? So for instance if I long press the Camera icon on the ...
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How to find an app is compatible with Intel based Android device or not?

Intel based Android devices are in the market now and I am drooling over new Asus Zenfone series (which packs Intel Atom processors). However, I am concerned with app compatibility issues. If an app ...
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Insufficient space message when downloading applications [duplicate]

I am using a Huawei y210d, and when I try to install any app, after downloading I get an insufficient space warning. Can anyone tell me how I can solve this problem?
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Android L Preview After device unlock Contacts app open

In My Nexus 5 after I unlock my device ervery time contacts/people app is open up automatically. Do I Need to change any settings??
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how to fix resource error in android while installing a game

Android: 4.3 Jellybean Whenever I install a game with an obb file in memory card, it says download failed because the resources could not be found, but that doesn't happen when I copy the obb file to ...
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Samsung Apps / Gear (for 2 neo) Manager on Custom Rom

I've just installed Paranoid Android 4.41 on my galaxy S3 I have a gear 2 neo which needs samsung apps to download Gear Manager, or all files related to Gear Manager Does anyone know where to find ...
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How to install Amazon FR app alongside Amazon (US)

This might be as simple as: It cannot be done. I am an American living in Europe. I have an android phone with multiple accounts (one for each country where I reside). I would like to be able to ...
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Optimally using an SD card

I have a Galaxy Note 3. I have 64GB internal storage, and a 64GB SD card (SanDisk Extreme Plus). How do I get the best use out of my SD card? I switched Google Play Music's download cache to the SD ...
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downgrade resolution of nexus 5 to improve battery

I was just wondering if i can downgrade the screen resolution of nexus 5 to 720p instead of 1080p can it improve the battery life ? is it possible to achieve this ? If yes than how ?
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How do I import a downloaded font into the Phonto app?

I am trying to import a font that I downloaded from http://dafont.com site into the Phonto app. I am using WinZip on my PC. I have the HTC One phone. I have no clue what to do.
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Why does Google Search suddenly need a lot more permissions?

I obviously have Google Search installed on my stock Nexus 4, however, a recent update for this app appears to require no less than 11 new permissions. Google does not appear to give any explanation ...
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How to change the demo OS in Sony xperia tablet z

I have bought a sony xperia tablet z yesterday.. the showroom dint have the stock right now, so he sold me the demo piece in the display.. it is working fine, so i took it.. but after using it i ...
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Tracing Android applications

I have been mucking around on my Android tablet (rk2928, Android 4.1.1) at a low level, removing and replacing ROM apps and such... aaaand now I'm getting a few applications saying "Unfortunately, ...
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Install apps on Android Phone automatically when installed in BlueStacks

I am developing an Android application, and I have to constantly mail the apk to myself to download to phone. I also use Bluestacks app player for testing. But also verify app in my own phone. Is ...
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potentially unwanted program detected - Android:MMarketPay-A [PUP]

If i install my app avast show like virus detected and showing popup dialog potentially unwanted program detected - Android:MMarketPay-A [PUP]. How to solve this problem
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Are free messaging Apps genuine? [closed]

There are lot of free messaging Apps in the App store. I would like to know whether the following two apps are genuine : way2sms and Kik And I was just wondering, how are they able develop such ...
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Updates reinstalled bundled apps I have uninstalled

I've recently purchased a Samsung S3 Mini, and as I do with all my new devices, I go through and uninstall applications that I know I will never use. Twice now since I've owned the device, there have ...
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Free Wifi from businesses: I'm connected, but I can't surf the Net - can't open their intro page

Some businesses like coffee shops have free wifi and I don't have to type in a password. And my Android device can connect rather quickly. But some businesses have a signup/intro page that must open ...
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What app is activating all of my apps in turn?

Something on my phone is repeatedly cycling through all (or most) applications. Several times a day, it activates an app for a couple seconds, then moves on to the next app. It will continue doing ...
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Give fake permission details to apps on Xperia X10i

Because of the recent update to Google play stores permissions, I wish that as apps can access very personal information, I want to deny permissions to the apps, but as I have heard that this might ...
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How can I install MySQL on my Android device(s)?

There are good and bad choices available for the design of my system and MySQL seems to be the best available. I need it to run client/server and support stored procedures & triggers and a host ...
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How WhatsApp send audio files or video clips instantly? [closed]

When I try to forward any video clips that I downloaded to my phone from any other contact it sends immediately (ie without any uploading) . Also attaching some mp3 files are also sent instantly ...