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All apps seem to be gone

I was using my Chrome on Android 4.1.2 on Samsung Galaxy S II and phone suddenly crashed. When phone restarted it looked like all apps are gone, even Google Play. App Drawer shows only standard ...
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Why can't I install some games/apps to my phone? (samsung galaxy s4)

I try to download some games, such as crossy roads or, the one i was trying to install in the image, Okay?, and it just says error; couldn't install on USB storage or SD card. But I don't know why, I ...
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Android App for StackExchange [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any app for Stack Exchange? Is there an android app for StackExchange sites and if not is there one in development?
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App to ask question on stackexchange? [duplicate]

Is there any application to ask question on stackexchange as well, instead of just monitoring a user timeline to get notifications?
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StackExchange apps and LaTex rendering [closed]

Is there any app which allows to browse Stack-Exchange sites and is able to interpret and render latex formulas inside the posts? I have already tried StackAniwhere and Droidstack which apparently ...
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Icon pointing to app upgraded through Play Store no longer works. What's up with that?

Sometimes when an app is upgraded through the Play Store, the icon for it in the launcher no longer points to the app. Other times, it works fine. What's up with that? Seems totally random for ...
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Play store won't let me download any apps [duplicate]

My internal storage is about 50MB and my SD Card is about 300 MB. When I want to download an app that only need 20 something MB, it says insufficient storage. Even though I delet most of my apps and ...
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Batch remove permissions for all apps on rooted KitKat (CM11)

I installed CyanogenMod 11 on my Samsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-I8190). CM has some kind of privacy protection feature (accessible via "Privacy" item within system menu) which lets user to ban an app from ...
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Can't download anything from Google play

My internal storage has 400+ MB and the SD card has 9 GB left (I know SD card doesn't really matter). I deleted a lot of apps and I still get the message "Not enough space on your internal storage" ...
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Do 4.3 JellyBean apps work on 4.4 KitKat?

I am an android developer and would like to upgrade my Nexus 7(2013, JellyBean 4.3) to KitKat 4.4.2. My apps are all developed to work on 4.3 fine. I'm just wondering if my 4.3 apps will work when I ...
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Force closing of apps automatically and data connection problem

On my Gionee s5.5 phone, when i turned on my data connection and than i open any app many applications that I open closes right away, returning me to home screen. Every time I open the application, it ...
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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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vibration alert

Android Mini: I have the vibration alert turned of for everything but when I receive a message via Messenger my phone still vibrates. How do I turn this off? I do not want it to vibrate as an alert ...
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Photo app with private folder (to store information and other purposes)

TL;DR: Problem: Normal photos of memories are crumbled with "quick photos" for storing information, remembering, NSFW photos and you want them out of the way - not in between the normal photos. ...
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How can i take picture to call a number

I think there was option in some app, dont remember what it was. But you could take picture to call it. I want to simply take picture of a number and call the number. Photo need not to be saved. ...
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Greenify and BootManager in Xposed Modules for Lollipop 5.0.1

I installed the latest Xposed Framework(alpha) module for lollipop and all its modules are working fine. But am not able to run modules like Greenify and Bootmanager which I use frequently. Is there ...
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Cannot run apps which require specific Android version on Samsung Galaxy Ace (JellyBlast ROM)

I have Samsung Galaxy Ace (GT-S5830i) and I just updated it to Android 4.1.1 using JellyBlast custom ROM. However, apps that require Android 2.3.6 or more still don't work. It just says "Damaged ...
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Why does reinstalling an app sometimes work to fix problems?

It's not uncommon for people to recommend reinstalling an Android app if it isn't working properly. For example, see this post on this site. Why does this sometimes work? What is goes wrong with ...
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Android Projector Egate stucks at android logo

I need your help, my android projector is stuck at ANDROID logo and its not moving, I have usb option, sd card option, so how can i fix this issue. Or is it possible to boot from usb or sd card making ...
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How can I find better quality video streams to my Android phone? [closed]

I'm looking for an app that will stream television and/or movies to my phone on 3G. I have a long commute and find that apps I've used (tv.com mainly) have poor selection or quality. Since Android ...
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Photos/Media/Files and Full Network Access

Does anything stop an application with Photos/Media/Files and Other ("full network access" and "run at startup") permissions from simply uploading ALL of your photos and videos to some stupid server ...
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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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Google Now suddenly disappeared

I'm running Android 4.2.2 on a Galaxy Nexus with the February 13, 2013 update of Google Search installed. Google Now was working great until it suddenly ceased to appear today. Widgets now display ...
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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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My new Nexus 7 doesn't allow me to receive apk files with bluetooth

I have just got a Nexus 7, and I am trying to send an app that i made into my Nexus, neither sending it with my phone using bluetooth or directly from my laptop using bluetooth works: on my phone it ...
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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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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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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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QR scanner that doesn't want to access my contact list

(I am new to Android and to this site, so please bear with me if my question is extremely stupid and if I got the tags all wrong. Feel free to improve, though.) I want an app to scan the occasional ...
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Where Android apps store data?

Could you list all possible directories where Android apps may store data, providing description what kind of data are stored in each directory?
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What are android folders myrecord/acrosspromote?

Moto G, android 4.4.4 What are the folder and its subfolder: myrecord/acrosspromote/? which app creates them? in the subfolder I have some weird files like cachedAcrossPromotespec.txt, in its text ...
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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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Android does not download any files from untrusted CA certificate site

I work on a site that serves mobile phones and shares some file. When I publish my site in http everything works great. But when I activate SSL and publish my site via HTTPS with my own certificate, ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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My apps status suddenly become “not installed on the phone”, even the google play store!

I have been searching online for problem similar to my case but unfortunately didn't manage to find any solution to my case. INFO Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100T droid version 4.03 STORY I didn't do ...
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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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How to uninstall an application without removing the user data?

The title says it all. Say I have an application, a game for instance. Which I wish to uninstall from my phone, and reinstall sometime in the future. However, I don't want my game save to be lost. ...
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How to uninstall “not installed” apps

I just found out that some apps that I uninstall from my tablet are still listed in "all apps" section by my device, although marked as "not installed": Apps List (click image for larger variant) ...
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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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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 ...