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How can I block all incoming connections to my phone?

Ok, so maybe I'm just a lil paranoid lately, but I'm trying to block any - and ALL - connections to my phone. PERIOD. I have the paid version of Android Firewall. If I select Black list from the drop ...
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Multitasking solutions to (not-rooted) Android OS and Apps out there?

For here i mean multitasking visually, which means the ability to see more than one Apps at a time. Other than Samsung's Multi Window, Popup Play (or by the Stick It! app), Pen Window, or the LG's ...
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Way to send all sounds that come through microphone to earbuds

Is there a way or an app to send the ambient noise picked up by the microphone on a Galaxy S4 to the headphones while using another app (say spotify) is being used? Use Case: I have some noise ...
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Application reloads from the launch activity when icon clicked in some devices?

Our application relaunches from the launch activity on some devices when the icon is clicked in the launcher, while on others it resumes its current state when clicked in launcher. The application ...
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Cannot download app from Google Play Store [duplicate]

I'm trying to install, on my Galaxy Tab GT-P3100 (with Android 4.0.3), an app which requires Android 2.2 or superior - as in the page's app on Google Play Store (webpage). However when I try to ...
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unknown error code during skype application install [duplicate]

When I tried to install Skype in my phone, I encountered some error. It says Unknown error code during install: "-24". I tried to reinstall it many times, but still the same. How can I solve this?
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Run any user apps in safemode?

Some Background My Note 2 has strange slow down after hours of use. After hours of usage system_server and maybe kworker use a lot of CPU, mostly during apps open and switch, it lags badly. I also ...
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App to send group MMS without reply all

I am looking for an app that can send a text to multiple recipients without them being able to respond back to all the other recipients. And also not see who else received the message. Similar to ...
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Turn on messanger from contacts view

In android we have some application for keeping our contacts. I tried both default one, and Contacts+, both without luck. If I choose one of the contacts, I have telephone number (I can call), I have ...
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Though auto sync is turned off, Andorid 4.1.2 still auto syncs photos in Gallery

WIFI is turned off on my mobile. A. I had turned off auto sync feature as follows: Apps > Settings > Accounts & sync > Google > Auto sync is turned off for my email Apps > Settings > Accounts ...
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Scheduled notification with input

I want my phone to do two things: Send me a notification on a schedule. Accept textual input, time stamp it, and store it somewhere. Ideally this would be the workflow: I receive a notification. ...
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IRC clients with PASS support

I've been developing an IRC server which makes use of the PASS command, like this: PASS mypassword NICK mynick USER (...) However, I couldn't find any IRC client app with support with the PASS ...
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Vignette stops when screen switched off

I like to shoot every x seconds a foto with my samsung galaxy s5. I am using the vignette app for this. It works well, but when I like to save energy and switch off the screen (Hardware button), then ...
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How do you restore app from trash?

Accidently dragged an app into the "trash". How do I restore it to home screen? Do not know how to retrieve the app from trash.
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How to block everything except browser with 1 url only?

I've bought a Wespro Mini Laptop with Android 4.0 on it, and need some help regarding it. I bought this laptop for browsing a local lan http://192.168.1.105/ url and that's the only purpose I've ...
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Google Play, Lookout, other apps are not running after force stop

In order to save on battery, I force stopped all the running apps on my HTC One. Now, apps like Google Play Services, Lookout Security, Vaults are not running since that action. On Apps Info page ...
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Transfer file securely android to pc via LAN

I need a file transfer from android device to pc server.Both of them is in same network.First i tried file transfer via adb.But adb is not secure connection. How do i securely transfer between ...
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Google Play Store No connection

Why when I enter Google Play Store using my LG-P875 phone, it shows only "No Connection Retry"? A few days ago I was deleting some apps and other stuffs to save up my storage space, and I wonder if I ...
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How do Android reverse engineering tools extract packages/ package hierarchy present in Android apps? [closed]

I have been involved in disassembling Android apps using baksmali and dexpler. Whenever I disassemble an app, I find the packages and package hierarchy (that would have been available in development ...
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Some apps are disappear in app drawer, but apk remain data folder

I have Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 and it installed Omni 4.4.2 ROM. Since last week I have a strange issue. After I reboot the phone some of the recently updated apps are not appearing in the app drawer. ...
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Unable to play Snapchat videos

I have a samsung galaxy ace and I am unable to view most videos on snapchat that people send to me. I and have tried to rectify the problem by downloading mx player and vlc player and updating to ...
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Run shell script in background process no matter what activity in foreground? [closed]

I have a shell script that looks does the following: # /mnt/sdcard/touch.sh sleep 10 while [ 1 ]; do input swipe 700 380 1020 600 1000 input tap 960 540 input swipe 1220 700 900 480 1000 ...
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iOS Emulator on Android [duplicate]

I am a user of the social network Snapchat and would like to be able to upload screenshots and other items from my gallery up to my story. I have noticed that users of iOS have done it and I was ...
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Is there an alternative to Adobe Voice for Android? [closed]

Adobe Voice was recently released for iPad only (at least at this time). Adobe apparently doesn't realize the shrinking market share of the iPlatform, but I digress. Does there exist an alternative ...
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Anything else works besides safestrap to install ROMs on n900a (at&t) Note 3?

Question is pretty self explanatory. Is there any other method available to bypass bootloader and install ROMs like other models? Is at&t bootloader still under lock and key?
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Avoid app to autoinstall

I have a "ZOPO ZP100" phone with Android 4.0.3. Eventually applications (Chinese) are installed without my permission. Any human action is not necessary for applications to be installed, and is quite ...
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What is YGPS and why does it have every permission that's in the book?

I have a FairPhone One. From time to time I look in the system settings and the battery usage to see what is draining the battery. I've disabled anything I don't use, including a number of builtins ...
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Network security in Android

My question is quite simple. I've been digging around in the subject for quite a while now, but I can't really get a hang of how it works. Scenario: I use Facebook on my phone to chat with some ...
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Does any app allow schedule voice record except Cinixsoft recorder?

I have installed cinixsoft. It can schedule time recording. However, it will randomly stop and then resume. For example, a 2 hour record may cut into 15 mins, 40 mins, 20 mins, 40 min etc. During ...
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how can I re-link my apps to play store?

after installing custom rom and downloading most of my apps from pc and installing them offline, my play store account is peculiar, some apps I uninstalled weeks ago but i can still see on play store ...
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Why do some games stopped suddenly?

I just bought my phone last week, it's Andromax I3s (local phone with Haier as the vendor) with this specs: Memory 4 GB, MicroSD Up To 32 GB; Ram 1 GB; OS Android 4.3 ...
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Connect Internet to Android phone via PC [duplicate]

How can i connect internet to an android mobile phone via PC using hotspot or USB tethering(Windows7 or Windows 8)
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new ZTE from Sprint “cleans” my app data

I'm app developer and my app uses database. With this specific device I have random complains from users that they loose all of their data. To me it seems like it does "Clean data" somehow. Is that ...
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IR Remote in English for huawei honor 3 outdoor?

How can I use the IR Remote app built into the Huawei honor 3 outdoor? The app that comes with the mobile is in Chinese so I can't use it. I have tried some apps in the App store for the Galaxy s4, ...
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How to automatically switch between apps and/or websites on Android?

So I'd like to turn a tablet into a calendar, alarm, weather display, and task organizer that shuffles between these every five minutes when not being used. It will be mounted on a wall or next to my ...
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Why there is a delay when I install app from play store on my pc

When I install any app from Google Play from pc, it wont install soon. I need to click 2 or 3 times install to install the app in my phone. But when I click install it will show as installed but it ...
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images not displayed in gallery

I rooted my Samsung Galaxy phone long back and i installed Jelly Blast in my phone. Instead of samsung's actual gallery app i have Gallery ICS in my mobile. Recently i have this issue that some of the ...
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-24 Google Play Error on installing eBay [duplicate]

Whenever I try to install the eBay app from the play store I get a -24 error code: "unknown error when installing application". I have googled the error and I cannot find anything relating to this. ...
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Check the exact location of each other any moment of time

we have two android items one is nexus 5 phone with 3G connection with my younger brother and other one is nexus7 tablet with wi-fi only (with me) and both are in different cities.We both are ...
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In Line Runner, what does “Restoring transactions” mean?

I was wondering, when I open the Line Runner app, I get this message saying 'restoring transactions'. What is that? This also occasionally happens when pressing the play button.
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Is there a way to play music files from a specific time? (From 0:30 til the end of the track, for example.)

I have a Nexus 5 and I'm trying to find out if it is possible to play only certain sections of music files instead of the whole track. For example, if I want to skip the first 30 seconds, is there ...
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Main camera gives: Unknown error by ErrorCallback

When I start the camera app I get: Unknown error by ErrorCallback I have tried this on a stock image (freshly imaged with no user data) and on cyanogenmod (freshly imaged with no user data). The ...
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Android Can't Merge Big Files

Kindly I faced a problem when I download a HD vid from youtube using app ( tubemate ) after that download finished there is a merging file problem and error appeared ( file too large ) for merging and ...
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Voicemail app that doesn't require carrier voicemail

I'm looking for a voicemail app that will answer my phone after a configurable number of rings and route the caller to voicemail stored on the Android device. I don't have voicemail with my carrier. ...
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Recycling old android devices for home security

Has anyone seens any efforts in recycling used devices for home security? I tried (re)searching, but most the top results are apps and or professional security devices. I was browsing a thrift shop ...
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Where the apps from google play get downloaded?

If I am installing an application in windows, I will be downloading the exe and clicking the exe will install the application. Even if I uninstall the application, I can reinstall the application from ...
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How to create playlist for all files in folder?

I want to use Zombies, Run! and therefore need music that is organized in a playlist. I usually play by album or folder so I never needed to do this before. What I want to do is copying a folder with ...
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Does 'installation unsucessful' apps occupy space in SD card

After downloading some of the apps from google store I get a notification stating phone memory low and subsequently the installation gets failed.My question does these not installed app files get ...
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How can I commission features for an Android app, together with the other users?

How can I, together with other users, commission Android app developer to implement a feature? I would like to have a feature in an Android app, but I'm not ready to pay the developer enough to make ...
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How can I root my android phone using Framaroot 1.6.0 “Boromir Exploit” for andriod? [duplicate]

I don't know the steps in rooting my android phone and I'm scared if I will alter the system.