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What are the possible reactions of clicking an ad inside an app?

From famous and "trusted" android apps to not so famous and "risky" apps: What actions can be triggered by clicking on an advertisement inside the application ? Could just that click install a virus ...
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System has been modified. Pls contact the manufacturer. Thank you. — i don't know what this mean and something's wrong with my phone.

--- I accidentally deleted my android device manager and other folders on my phone that i thought was not useful at all. After, this message on my lock screen appeared. And i can't unlock my phone ...
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can't access purchased apps

I have purchased apps from play store. At xmas, When my daughter got her tablet, I signed into my account and she could download all of the purchased apps. Today we got a new tablet and I am trying to ...
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Should the Droidstack application still work on my Android device?

I use the Droidstack tool as recommended on some answers from this forum. I haven't launched it for some time but I tried it again this week now it seems to be incapable of accessing the data. Is this ...
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Is it possible to have multiple instances of the same app (logged in to different accounts)?

Is it possible to have multiple instances of the same app (logged in to different accounts)? Example: I want Instagram A logged in to Account A (personal), and Instagram B logged in to Account B ...
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how am I suppose to remotely delete my google account on a device that is accessing a specific app

I recently added my account on a device so he could access my game app whick is the Clash of Clans (COC) now that person is controlling my COC using his device and cursing my clann mates via coc ...
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How to understand app restrictions set by developers

So I was just looking at are very standard app, - Bank of America and Ally Bank. none of these apps showed up on Google Play Store and in my list of devices they indicated as being incompatible . So I ...
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My Nexus 4 crashes after every app start

I haven't used my Nexus 4 in a while, and all of a sudden all apps crashes on their start up, including the Google Play Store app. I have tried to upgrade the OS to KitKat (via Settings => About This ...
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APK is not installing because of MAP permission

Hi i cant install the apk in the device which running on lolipop version because of it says you Google MAP permission is already using by an another app.so cant we have one more permission for google ...
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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 to open winmail.dat file email attachment?

My boss can't open attachments in his Lenovo K3 NOTE and all he got was a winmail.dat file. What settings should I use to get rid of winmail.dat file and open the attachments?
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Can i run GTA vice city on android×86 PC?

Recently i have installed android×86 on my Lenovo laptop and i want to install and play GTA vice city there. My OS in android 4.4.2. 4 GB ram and 3 GB swap memory 2.4 Ghz quadcore intel i3 processor ...
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Can Google mistaking locate in assoxidation with contacts [duplicate]

My girlfriend was located at a house in a town that she works in. I asked whose house and she replied she'd never been there. I drove by on my own after dropping her off and recognizedo the car in the ...
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How can I run an installed system application that doesn't appear in the app list?

I have a rooted Android device and have a couple of pre-installed System apps in the /System/App folder that do not show up in the normal App list. Using various file explorers, I can "look inside" ...
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Does Google+ to new Photos app “cut & paste,” or “copy & paste” archives?

Does the new Photos app duplicate photos from Google+, or does it move them completely over? I pay $1.99/month for my Google Storage and was wondering if current system will delete the copies in ...
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can I download an older android version of the Game Changer app? [duplicate]

Is there anyway that I can download the old android version of the Game Changer app?
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How can I sync a folder *to* android using syncthing?

I have installed syncthing on my Windows desktop and on my android 2.3.3 based phone. The nodes are talking and I see that I am connected to the windows desktop. I successfully sync'd a folder from ...
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how to reinstall google play back onto my mobile

How can i get the play store to work on my samsung galaxy ace it has changed to market. I have tried to download it from the web but still will not work
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On my HTC Desire 610 In my call settings the voicemail notification option is grayed out

I use to get a text message with a voicemail icon whenever I would have a voicemail message. I somehow accidentally changed the settings in my call settings and turned my voicemail notifications off. ...
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Launcher without home screen, just app list that sorts by frequency of use

Is there anything available that would let me have a launcher that doesn't have the unnecessary home screen, just the app drawer, sorted by frequency of use? Notes: 1. Sorting by frequency of use ...
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How to move app data to external sd card on karbonn a15

I have karbonn A15 android ICS(4.0.4) smartphone, its not rooted. I want to move the app Data to my external sd card, i tried to move the (mnt/sdcard/data) folder from the internal SD (android/data) ...
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App <X> isn't working correctly. How can I fix it?

I have an application that isn't working correctly. Either it's not launching, or not responding to commands, or some of the functionality isn't doing what I expect. What are some simple steps I can ...
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How to run an app shortcut or a tasker task when battery temperature is above a custom threshold?

At high temperature: I can trigger an alaram using Battery Bot. Turn off data/wifi/bluetooth etc., using Battery Tasker. But I want to do many things like: Turn off data when temperature is ...
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WANTED: Download Archive of Old Google Apps (APKs) for G1 (1.6 Donut)

Are old APKs for Google Android apps available for download from some official or trusted source? I just reset my G1, and would like to reinstall some of the (older) Google apps that don't appear to ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 missing icon showing how many apps are running

My Samsung Galaxy S6 had a icon on the screen that showed how many apps were running. But now it's gone? Does anyone know where to switch it back on?
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Full Backup of Rooted Toshiba Thrive w/ CWM

I have a rooted Toshiba Thrive 10 and I tried to dump everything using DE but I get very inconsistent results. The size of the back ranges from 6GB to 14GB. A full backup should actually be 19GB for ...
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How do I enable the System UI that I accidentally disabled?

Using Jelly Bean 4.2.1 on a BLU 5.5 Android phone. If I can't enable, can I download another one?
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Found this amazing app on playstore, but how secure is it?

Today I came across a app on play store called RLWatcher. It is an amazing app which could come in handy in a lot of situations. It lets the user remotely sense movement, sound or even just the ...
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How to transfer apps, contacts and settings between two identical phones?

OS: 2.1 Phone: Samsung Vibrant (Galaxy S) I'm having trouble with my new Samsung Vibrant (it constantly reboots) and I'm going to return it for a replacement unit. How can I transfer all of my phone ...
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How can I install apps from unknown sources using my Google account on the web?

I was wondering whether or not I can somehow remotely install applications from "unknown sources" i.e not having to copy the .apk file onto my device and then installing. For example, using the ...
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How can I upgrade the OS of my Samsung Galaxy Exhibit from Android 4.1 to 4.4 or higher? [duplicate]

How can I upgrade the OS of my Samsung Galaxy Exhibit (SGH-T599N) from Android 4.1 to 4.4 or higher? I am trying to install Live on YouTube – by Xperia on my smartphone so that I can live stream ...
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Looking for a more efficient way to avoid apps that require creating online accounts

Here's an example of a recurring problem: I'm looking for a simple GPS-based pace-keeping app to keep me on track timewise while cycling, running, hiking, etc. So I find a candidate app via the play ...
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how can I recover a deleted video on Android 4? [duplicate]

My girlfriend deleted a video she didn't want to delete. It has been about 2 weeks since she deleted it, and she has been trying to not fill the phone up with stuff just in case we have a shot at ...
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Where can find older versions of Apps?

Is is possible to download older versions of Android applications? Is there some kind of online archive for all versions of Android apps? Like how you can find older versions of some Windows app.
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All of a sudden so many apps stop working

All of a sudden a lot of apps don't work any more, and some randomly give messages "unfortunately ________ has stopped working". Is there any way to go about trouble shooting this? Shazam and Strava ...
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how to make my sony Xperia camera work

I have a Sony Xperia arc s but the camera doesn't work since I got it...it just shows a black screen I tried clearing the data and upgraded my os to icecream sandwich...but I can still switch on the ...
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why does smartphones start to lag after few years of their launch?

I have seen that every smartphone that used to be flagship device start facing lag after a span of time. why does the same RAM, same CPU becomes slower over the years. Taking example of Samsung device ...
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Get the list of applications using a sensor in android

I want to get: The list of applications or pids using a particular sensor in android. Or Sensors used by any particular application. Is it possible?
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Loading from External SD / Saving to ExtSD

I rooted my device, an Android off-brand tablet, and finally found a way to get all my files onto my 32gb SD card instead of the internal SD. However, it says my apps aren't installed now when I click ...
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How to fix installation error -504?

I'm using Moto G second generation. My device is unable to install Facebook app after completion of download from play store. I checked few solutions, even removed my google account, but didn't work. ...
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Force an app to full-screen mode

Is it possible to force an app into full-screen mode so all the soft-keys will disappear and the app will take up the entire screen areas?
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Lollipop + Google Play - small application installs take 10 or more minutes?

The specs: Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 5.0 Lollipop (new device, came with it) Installing small applications in Google Play Store take 3-15 minutes, Spotify has been "installing" for over an hour. ...
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“Life Square” app for Android 5.0?

After downloading Android 5.0 on my LG G2, Life Square disappeared. Is there any way to get that back?
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Why do apps on the Google Play Store have com. at the start?

When you get an app from the play store, the apps are always given in this format (For example): play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.king.candycrushsaga I'm not interested in the main URL, and ...
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No apps appearing - unfortunately settings has stopped. com.android has stopped

no apps appear at all. I cant access menu theres only settings app play store ive tried hard reset error messages of com.android has stopped settings has stopped im lost
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Application messages

Need assistance. If I power on or restart my GT-P7500 10.1 Samsung tablet, it takes an awe full long time to become usable. It keeps coming up with messages like "Messager is not responding" - with ...
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App cannot be installed on Xperia Z3

I found an Android chess app with network here but I can't install it. For an unknown reason, the installation requires the program to be able to send SMS. When I try to install this app (I trust ...
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Re-installing Viber App on Samsung Galaxy S phone

I accidentally deleted the Viber app from my Galaxy S (SGH T959) and now that I am trying to find it in the Market app included, it does not come up. When I look it up in Google, it shows up as an ...
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Huawei mobile File Transfer to my computer doesnot work

I used to transfer files but now I can't. The USB cable transfers from another Huawei, but from my Huawei mobile it doesn't. I turned debug on. Still my computer does not identify it.
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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?