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uninstall app that was installed under another account

I have an android with an app installed. The app was installed with one account that I have no access to. I removed the account but now I can't uninstall the app. Does that make sense? What can be ...
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Blocking or deleting a sent message

Please advise urgently on my below problem? I sent a message to a contact in error at 16:11. Apon realising this i noticed only 1 tick next to the messages. I then blocked the person,switched off my ...
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How is it possible that an app stores its data even though I clear the cache and uninstall?

I have downloaded an app (its a game), made some test progress, and then deleted the game data. I have also cleared the cache and uninstalled the game, but whenever I install it again from the Google ...
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Why the vast majority of app developers don't publish apk files on their home page?

I want to be able to install my favorite apps without installing Google play services. Apart from apps that actually depend on these services (such as paying method), why apps developed don't publish ...
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Is there any easy way to get GNU build tools on Android? If not… why not?

With the growing number of Android devices in all sorts of different form factors (dev boards like Raspberry Pi/ODroid, Android-on-a-stick, etc), it seems like it would be great to be able to actually ...
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Does the API expose the ability to use multiple network interfaces simultaneously?

I'd like to know if it's possible for an Android application to transfer data via WiFi and mobile simultaneously, or any other network interface such as USB or Bluetooth tethering, without requiring ...
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How to install Yii framework in an android device?

I am studying Yii framework in my android phone. I have an application called AndroPHP. It has a LightHttpd, MySql and PHP. I can run CodeIgniter, Wordpress and Smarty in my phone but I don't have an ...
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Can I damage my phone by doing android programming on it?

I am a beginner to android programming and I want to use my personal phone that I use daily to test my programs, but I am not sure if that is a good idea. Is it possible to somehow corrupt my phone ...
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Is there an option to edit within the Facebook app?

I have an LG G4 and I run the Facebook app within it. I commented on something and needed to edit it/delete it but was unable to. Is there an option to do that?
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How to run on boot and keep an app running forever

I'm going to write an app that has to be able to perform as mentioned in the title. I haven't written anything so far. I'm doing my research. Here are my requirements and questions I have: 1. I want ...
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How to change locale and make it stay that way?

My friend has a LG V10 and unfortunately, it doesn't have the language he wants (Hebrew) as part of the stock ROM. I've googled around and found that there are apps that enable you to change locale ...
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Controlling volume in HEOS app using intents

I am using the HEOS music streaming system at home. It's a nice system, where I can control streaming from my phone, or iPad, or my wifes phone, etc. The problem is that to adjust the playback ...
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How to prevent disabling of apps

All my searches on this topic just return results about how to disable (built-in) apps on Android, which is the opposite of what I want. I want to know how it is that some apps do not allow disabling ...
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Is “Inbox” the old stock email application?

I am setting up a new Nexus 5X with Marshmallow. There does not appear to be a default mail application as in prior versions; instead there is just the GMail application. Is the Inbox by Google ...
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Samsung GY S6312 freezes: “Unfortunately, system.dev has stopped”

I have this problem on my android Samsung GY S6312: It freezes and shows this message: Unfortunately, system.dev has stopped. As soon as I touch "OK" it freezes again and the message shows again in ...
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Android App initial release date

When you are viewing an app in Google Play store, it displays the following : Updated, Size, Installs, Current Version, Requires Android, and Rating. I am trying to do some research and figure out ...
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Deleted my default keyboard program and I no longer have a keyboard?

I downloaded a keyboard-changing app, but as I used it, everything crashed, so I deleted it from my phone. Bad choice, since the app I deleted was my default keyboard. Now I have no keyboard, and I ...
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Is it possible to only use your Google account for Google Play only?

I'm developing Android applications on a phone (5.0.2) provided by my company so I'm supposed to log on Google Play in order to download other applications and test them. The thing is with that, all ...
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How to configure Simplenote client to use external storage?

I've just installed the official Simplenote client on my Samsung Galaxy S3 mini (Android 4.2.2). I don't have a lot of space on the "on board" storage, so want to ensure that Simplenote uses the ...
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1.5 GB in space used for system without installing any apps after using super su-me

Hello everyone I used to have kingroot installed on my device and for some reason I thought it will be better to have super su so I downloaded super su-me and as promised it did remove king root and ...
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How can I run linux debian under my android phone without root?

Is this possible? Emulate it via vm or chroot it in some way? Wich trusted app can I run for this purpose (even paid but must work flawlessy). The problem is that I use the stock rom of my phone and ...
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Apps are restarting while kept in background?

I am running Xolo Q1000 Opus with Android 4.4.2 (Kitkat). I like it for the most part, except for the fact that I have noticed a repeating problem. After awhile of using the phone my phone begins to ...
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Cannot download APK file on my phone

I want to try out my app with the apk-file of my bin-Directory.I sent the apk per mail. I can download and install it on my tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab3 Lite) without Problems. But my Smartphone (...
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Kindle screen suddenly became very dim on LG tablet running 4.2.2 Can't increase brightness

How can I increase brightness of Kindle screen on my LG tablet running 4.2.2? Screen suddenly became very dim. Thanks.
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3rd party SMS app message sending fails

I've a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime(SM-G530H) working with Android 4.4.4, I tried installing 3rd party messaging app, made it the default messaging app, but the message sending fails always. I've tested ...
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Why do I keep getting “not enough storage space”

I have an LG Stylo with a 32gb SD card, which is supported on my phone, and I have 29gb free. I try to move an app of any size and I am told there is not enough space. One or two apps move, but the ...
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Unable to update system app

I have been trying to update the system apps on my android phone, where in I get an error mentioning that the application which I'm downloading can't be installed. (Error code :- 104) When I searched ...
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minimuize ring volume at certain times of day

I have an android phone, a kid, and some friends who call just after the kid goes to bed. My friends will call, at 7pm, my phone will ring, and the ring will wake up my kid. Is there an app that can ...
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Why a system app disappears unless updated?

I happened on lollipop 5.1.1 and to one or two app at a time, for some reason the said app just won't show app in application list(and i can't use it)... ahh i can still see it in system/app or system/...
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Manage lists of apps

Is there such a functionality or app that enables you to manage lists of apps in Play Store? I want to have lists of apps stored somewhere on the cloud and install an entire list at once. Such a ...
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App updates from different sources

I'd like to know why F-Droid shows updates before Google Play Store. Typically these are apps like Hacker's Keyboard and NetGuard Firewall, etc. Wouldn't the developers of such apps submit changes at ...
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Unable to connect samsung device to pc [closed]

I'm having problem connecting my device(Samsung j7) to my laptop via USB port. Can someone help me?
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How to prevent app install in android [duplicate]

I want to prevent other person install app in to the phone before install any app must ask for pin code something like that.
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Game launch problem

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Core Prime and when I try to launch the game Stack this thing pops up on my screen. Click image for larger version Do you have any idea what the problem is? I have never ...
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How to find all previously installed apps deleted from history?

I'm looking for a game I played in the past that I'm willing to pay for today. I usually delete my history when you go to the Play Store - My Apps - All. That means all I have there are the currently ...
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Change the speed of games in Android / SpeedHack for Android

Is there a way to slow down / speed up the actual game speed? For Windows PC, there is the Cheat Engine SpeedHack that does it nicely. Is there anything (requiring root or not) to achieve similar ...
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Set ringtone to start from a specific point

I recently got my Nexus 5 and I would like to know if there is any way that I can set a ringtone to start from a specific point from a track that I have on my phone. There is any app that can help me ...
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How to check what apps are running in Android 6.0?

I used to be able to view what apps are running in the background under settings/apps for 5.1, but in 6.0 you can only see what apps are installed in the same location. Does anyone know where to view ...
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Is it possible for an application to deliver ads while requesting NO permission from the user?

I know that for an app to access the internet it does not need the "Full network access" permission. In the android system it says that an app can use the browser to access the internet. The ...
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How to move /data from internal storage to external SD card?

Apologies if this question was already asked. Is it possible to move the /data directory to the external SD card? I want all apps, app data, downloads and files to be automatically saved to the ...
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Is it possible to install an app and exclude some of its requested permissions?

Occasionally I want to install an application which requires certain permissions that I feel it really shouldn't need. Can I install the app without giving it these permissions? For example, GPS ...
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How to UNHIDE caller ID for contacts on dual sim phone

My phone is Alcatel POP3 (5054D) dual sim with android 5.1.1 I would realy like to call 'anonymous' if the person I call is not in my contact list (e.g. a customer). I tried secretsheep-like apps, but ...
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How do we run *#06# using ADB to get IMEI number?

I want to run *#06# and display the activity/fragment which shows the IMEI numbers using adb. Kindly help. Details of the fragment and activity as show below: #1: DialpadFragment{27576dd7 #1 id=...
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How to run two Messenger applications logged into different accounts?

I have done a bit of research, and that coupled with some programming knowledge leads me to believe that it should be perfectly possible to run two seperate applications of Facebook Messenger. Is it ...
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What are the security implications of using an app built “for debug”?

I've just come upon several .apk files hosted with Github projects which are "compiled for debug" (i.e. having application-debuggable set, which one can e.g. check using aapt dump badging /path/to/apk ...
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App update process

Its not yet clear to me what happens when an app gets updated. Is the new updated app simply being "installed over" the old one maintaining data and cache from the old one? What actually happens ...
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Cannot browse or share photos downloaded from internet

This was a problem in my S3 but now it is much more prevalent in my LG4. in 70% of cases, when I download a photo from the internet it is not available for sharing using fb or whatsapp, and I cannot ...
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This com.google.system.s wants to install on it own [duplicate]

Please help me..I tried uninstalling but it dont help,I dnt know how to do it..I tried the internet but was not available. Please tell me how to stop this from popping on my screen.
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Disable some permissions requested by an app on ANDROID [duplicate]

Some of the features I really like in iOS is that if you want to download an app that requests microphone access you can disable that permission of accessing microphone by that app (in settings) So ...
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my samsung J7 screen is badly damaged,how can I unlock my pattern lock with damaged screen? [duplicate]

My Samsung galaxy J7 screen is badly damaged,how can I unlock my pattern lock as screen is broken and I can't see r touch the screen