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Twitter app corruption (Play Store error -504)

I was browsing on twitter yesterday when my battery died. After charging my phone It crashed whenver it tried to launch. I tried to clear all the cache data and it still crashed, so I tried to ...
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How to set SD card as default storage on Android Marshmallow?

I have a Lenovo K3 Note (K50a40) and I was running Android 5.0 Lollipop until last week. I had set the default storage as SD Card on lollipop in storage settings, but that option seems to have ...
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Memory Card (SD Card) not detecting or formatting

I have Samsung Moto E android mobile phone, i was downloading a file from Mega.nz using app but downloading got stuck and after that mobile phone started saying "Damaged SD Card". I removed and ...
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Prevent apps being uninstalled

My kids love playing with my Android. However, they don't always understand what they are doing, and occasionally I find that they have deleted some of my apps (strangely, never the ones they play). ...
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Why does Android download pause, and only continue after restart?

Sometimes when I download apps (from the market), the download gets paused. After the download gets paused, I am unable to continue the download. But after the restart my device and then retry ...
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Apps are automatically closing/restarting and phone is running slow

I am running Nexus 5 with Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop), stock (via OTA Google push). I like it for the most part, except for the fact that I have noticed a repeating problem. After awhile of using the ...
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How can I run Google's apps without Google play services?

Most of the Google apps (nearly all) require Google play services to run, like YouTube.I never liked Google play services and play store but I've to keep them because I can't run gmail and YouTube ...
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How to completely uninstall an app on Android Lollipop?

I am having a problem with uninstalling apps on Android 5.0 (Nexus 5). I am developing an Android app, so I debug/run the app directly on my device. For production, I exported the same app with my ...
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How to connect a USB Device to Bluestack

I have drone( DJI Phantom 3), and in order to fly it correctly DJI provides an App for IOS and Android("DJI Go"). The thing is that I have a Kolina k100 android phone(a cheap chineese one), and I can ...
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Mysterious app in battery screen

There is a mysterious app, 99070 that is consuming power on my Nexus 5X. Any idea how I determine what it is? There is no option to stop or uninstall it. My phone is a Nexus 5X running stock Android ...
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How to mark an app to check the price variation

It sometimes happened that some app has a discount price (christmas - black friday), it is possible to check the price trend during the past? Mayve the bookmarked app It could be useful to decide ...
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How to determine the amount of app space available?

I have recently experienced the "Can't install app in default location" error (code -20), despite 700 MB still free on my phone (no SD card present). Having googled and read, I now know that not all ...
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Tumblr pasting from Android app doesn't work correctly

When attempting to paste into a Tumblr post on an Android HTC One M9 the paste function works incorrectly. That is: when I hold down on certain areas and select paste, the app pastes to the top of 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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Moving installation location on non rooted Android 5 Lollipop device

I have a Moto G (2nd generation) with Android 5.02 on it. Internal SD card is about 8Gb and I have an external SD card with 16Gb free space. Moving application to SDCARD from the application's menu ...
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Does disabling stock apps cause problems with phone on Android 6.0

So I disabled all the stock apps and other apps I don't use or need in my phone and I am just curious if that could cause issues with the phone where audio eventually breaks. I've been on support ...
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Installing an app from Play Store using the command line

Is it possible to install an app from Play Store using the command line and if yes, how? What I am trying to accomplish is something similar to using adb install file.apk but instead of an apk file ...
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Cm 13 bug regarding trebuchet

Just got cm 13 for my One plus one. There's a persistent message saying '' trebuchet has stopped '' when I try to go to home screen from an app. Gets sorted on rebooting but restarts in a while. ...
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How do I replace an uninstalled system application

I mistakenly uninstalled my Download Manager 4.4.4 in my Samsung Galaxy Grand prime G530H. A system application. I tried replacing it with a Download Manager 2.3.5. I did that by using a file explorer ...
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Why do applications enforce read-write and read-only permissions for other apps to use it? [closed]

While reading a book, Android Wireless Application Development, it tells that Applications might also enforce their own permissions by declaring them for other applications to use. The ...
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Malicious malware on phone. How can I make it like new again?

I have ran multiple anti-virus apps I have factory reset my phone. Probably gained root access. I know I will probably have to reinstall the OS. I have upgraded to android 6.0 (marshmellow) but ...
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How to know I am interacting with a fragment?

How do I identify that I'm interacting with a fragment? My understanding about fragments is not quite clear and I presume that they are about UI, always requires an Activity to be shown with it and ...
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How to remove viruses

I have a ZTE zmax and when the lock screen is on and I swipe it to open home screen it turns white and usually get a Google screen that says I have 5 mins to hit the button to remove the viruses. When ...
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How can I run Team Viewer on my Onyx BOOX M96 eink tablet

Rcently I bought a eink tablet and found it has android 4.0.4. While running my team viewer app it says: This device does not support OpenGL ES 2.0. which is a minimum requirement for this app I also ...
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Display multiple app screens at the same time

Is it possible to display multiple apps on the screen? Normally, apps load fullscreen, and app-switching switches between fullscreen apps. Is it possible for an app to use only half of the screen ...
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Moto E , Tried 55 times on Pattern lock screen

I changed my pattern recently. Tried it 55 times and hasn't showed "Forgotten Password' option. HELPP Moto E
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File transfer with linux pc through mobile hotspot

Is there any application to transfer files with a PC running Linux (Ubuntu) via the mobile hotspot( not through wifi)
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How to use two whatsapp accounts on one phone

I have a Samsung galaxy Duos and want to use my two whatsapp accounts at the same device. Is it for example possible to run dual two whatsapp client apps on one phone?
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Extract a presentation file as PPT on SlideShare app

I am using SlideShare to view presentation. Sometimes I want to transfer the presentation to my PC and view it on projector. However, in the Android app, there is only a save feature to view it ...
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How to use my voice instead of default voice in Text-to-Speech android

I am Enthusiasts about this thing very much I want to use my voice instead of default voice. Any idea ? bcoz i dont have Any specific library or method or class or anything that can be usefull are ...
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Why are Clean Master, Daily Racing, DU Booster, MP3 Downloader, SnapTube and TouchPal installing themselves?

One day I found myself having some weird apps in my phone I didn't remember installing. After uninstalling them, they appeared again after after some time. These apps are: Clean Master Daily Racing ...
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Is it possible to get the password from a wps wifi connection?

At school we have two wifi networks, one for teaches and one students, but the teacher network is much faster and is available everywhere in the building. I could connect to it by pressing the wps ...
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.com.google.chrome files in my Downloads

I have a bunch of files in my "Downloads" folder with names that start with ".com.google.chrome". What are these files? Is it possible that they are failed downloads?
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LG4 - Can't Find App's Data

I have a LG4 and I have installed an app being developed internally. I am trying to view the data of this app but can't find it. Do I have to root the phone to be able to view the data? I look in ...
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Certain system apps are not functioning

I have rooted K3 note and I updated all my google apps. Then try to switch the app as system app. While most of them are working properly, some apps like chrome, maps, hangouts don't start. When u ...
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Spell check without auto-correct?

I find more often than not auto correct makes incorrect suggestions. Is it possible to get a spell check similar to that on desktop where it underlines mistakes in red?
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Applications installed get deleted after connecting USB to PC

I had installed quite a few applications on my tablet. But after I connected it to the PC for data transfer some of the applications got deleted by its own. I connected to the PC by plugging in the ...
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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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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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External deivce control and data I/O with the Nexus 5X

I'm trying to understand how I might go about controlling an external LED array and then move image data off using an android device. I have identified two tasks, the first is very simple, I have a ...
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How to make a phone call from an Android phone via another Android phone?

I've 2 Android phones with 2 different numbers. I have set up my first phone to forward all calls to my second phone. I also want to make make call via the first first phone by some app. I want the ...
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Google play taking forever to install apps

I have a Sony Xperia Z1s running Android 5.0.2. I've noticed over the last couple months, that Google play will take literally hours to install an app, even with a good Internet connection. What it ...
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Android app x11 forwarding to computer

I have "SSH Server" app installed. I'm able to connect and launch apps using am. I want to forward the apps through X11 forwarding to my linux computer. Is that possible? There is a "X11 forwarding" ...
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How can I find app name by UID?

In "battery history" I have found that the app with UID 10058 is using a lot of battery. How can I find the name of the app with UID equal to 10058?
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Can't set default app?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and I was trying to open a Tumblr link from Facebook messenger. When the popup to choose a default app showed up, I accidentally chose Chrome. I tried resetting the ...
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Is there a minimum app price at app stores?

Is there a limit on minimum app price? I ask as I never saw any app less than .99 in any app store (apart from free apps). Can an app be like .49 for example in Google or Amazon app store?
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Retrieving lost SIM PIN and PUK

If the SIM and PUK are stored on the SIM card, then why can't an Android application read this information and display it to the user?
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Strange sound from an unknown application

From yesterday my Samsung Galaxy S3 (Android 4.4.2) is playing strange music (midi) from time to time and very often. Sometimes it goes as it comes, with no obvious reason. It looks like an alarm. ...
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How to block all android application installation?

Is there a way to block (by a password/PIN code or what else) all kinds of software installation on an Android tablet/smart phone by third-application or codes? I want to customize a android OS for my ...
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Can send SMS but cannot receive any SMS

I've a Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530H,initially on 4.4.4 OS everything was working fine, I flashed official 5.0.2 firmware through Odin, the OS works okay, but I cannot receive any SMS on my phone. It is ...