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How to uninstall preinstalled apps on Gingerbread? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? I have Samsung Galaxy Note running Android Gingerbread. I have several apps like Crayon Physics that ...
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Change SM-G530H Memo App Limit of 1500 Characters (rooted phone)

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G540H lollipop version 5.0.2, rooted... I have also Titanium Backup Pro and ES Root File Explorer... Stock Memo App has limit to characters per each unit, I think ...
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Searching for a way using ICS Calendar files from dropbox [closed]

So I currently use Thunderbird with Lightning and have imported several ICS files there on my Windows system (more details on how I did this here). This works great. But for Android there does not ...
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How to move (ICSDroid) Calendars to the Phone section

This questions splits this question into smaller parts. Living without Google So first of all I would like to find out, how I can move the 2 ICSDroid calendars to the Phone section. I think with ...
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Apps I never installed appear in web store under “Other apps in my library”

TL;DR version--do you have apps in your Google Play "Other apps in my library" that you know you've never installed? In my Google Play account, under the section labeled "Other apps in my library", ...
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Clearing app settings related to file type

I'm trying to open a file written in R, with the extension .R. While I alternately used Turbo Editor and another application to edit .R and other text files, at some point, I set as the default app ...
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Shortcuts disappear from home screen whenever wallpaper is changed, 4.1.1

I have a second hand HTC One S, given to me as a gift. Whenever I change the wallpaper, the apps and folders I have carefully added to my home screen disappear and I have to drag and drop them all ...
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How to hide winrar or other apk files in general?

I have stored some important files in my android phone in rar format. I've hidden these files in .nomedea folder. I've also enabled password for these files via win rar. The problem is for opening ...
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Force application use

Is there any application that forces the user to first run a specific application for a certain period of time, before allowing the user to run any other application? We want our child to run a math ...
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Installed app got replaced with the Andy Android icon and doesn't start

Backstory: I went to pick up my phone to play Clash of Clans. The icon was the Android. When I tapped on it, it said, "app not installed". I went to the app menu and it disappeared. What causes this ...
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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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How to export conversations from Bluestacks to an Android?

I used to have WhatsApp on Bluestacks but now I own a cellphone and want to restore my conversations and contacts from bluestacks to my phone. How could this be done? Is it possible!? When I try to ...
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Galaxy Grand 2 connection with computer

Problem with Galaxy Grand 2 connection with computer: When I connect my phone to computer it shows (Found New Hardware - Samsung Mobile MTP Device) and nothing else happen. This message stays the same ...
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Accidentally deleted keyboard by King root

I accidentally deleted my keyboard through king root how I install keyboard which is permanent and not removed by restoring
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Unknown App get installed Automatically

I have Android Kitkat 4.2.2 tablet. When I rooted it and used it for about 4-5 months I got no problem, one day automatically one app named "engrils" and such named 2-3 apps got installed as "system ...
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My IP address is wrong. How can I change it [closed]

I live in Iowa but my IP address is from another state. Why? I would like to change it to my area.
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Setup of app in Android 6.0.1 prevented by “draw over other apps” message, how to fix?

I have the new "M" 6.0.1 OS installed on my new Nexus 5X phone (not rooted). Some apps I have installed recently prevented full installation and setup, with a popup message telling me I must first ...
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Select multiple files on Google Drive App

Is it possible to select multiple files on the Google Drive App? I tried every intuitive solution I could think of, perhaps it's possible on the Google Docs app?
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does LBE security work on android 4.3?

how do i make LBE work on and android 4.3 stock touchwiz rom? i have tried a few versions but they were in chinese. is there any working English version?
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Is there any way to stream music (stand alone) from a wifi enabled smart watch running Android wear?

I recently purchased a sony smartwatch 3 and it has wifi built-in and is running android wear 5.1.1. One of the main reasons I bought a smartwatch was to listen to music while I'm at the gym which ...
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blocking permissions in android apps

i want to block (not just block, but give false info- device ID, IMEI, sim serial, etc) to my apps and to achieve this, i use xposed framework with either donkeyguard or xprivacy modules. However, due ...
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Taking picturs of cats (app)

I am using the app Neko Atsume, but there is problems with the screen capture portion. When taking a picture using the app, all that shows is a black screen. I have tried fixing, including updating my ...
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Unfortunately WhatsApp has stopped.

So, yeah. The infamous error. I know several ways of "fix" this. But, Factory reset, erase cache, erase data has not work. When I'm trying to put my phone number for confirmation in the app, it ...
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Android OS with VR in future [closed]

I've heard a rumor that Facebook has been working on VR and have successfully launched one product, Oculus Rift. Have any VR projects been released or announced for Android?
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Phoenix OS and gapps : strange behaviour on my nexus 10

I've just installed the latest version of Phonenix OS on my tablet Nexus 10. Since a little of space is left,I have installed the pico version,that I found here : ...
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How to launch an app immediately after another app is closed using Tasker

I need help creating a Tasker profile that will open Aldiko Sync ONLY after I have ended the main Aldiko Premium app. So with this profile, Aldiko Sync automatically launches and does its thing ...
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How to a app to SD card?

I want to move a app to SD card from phone storage as I want some free space on phone. I tried going in app info, there is option for "move to phone storage"(not SD card)....Also when I tried that ...
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How to modify in android to set default Apps for ever?

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime 4.4.4 rooted. Default behavior is when I open a file (PDF, DOCX, Video, etc) it asks me with what to open it with. I choose "always" every time. But once again it ...
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How to use an older version of an application?

I was using an application. Then the multiplayer mode stopped working, so I decided to reinstall it. After I uninstalled the app, I realised that an update had been made and my Android version is too ...
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What is a “native web app”?

I've come across the term "native web app" also known as "hybrid app". I know what "web apps" and "native apps" are, the difference being that the former are downloaded and run within a web browser ...
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Can't sideload some apps on some kernels (idlekernel, Cyanogenmod kernel)

I always wanted to use idlekernel but once I install it, the apps would disappear (also happened on Cyanogenmod kernel). Usually the apps that it doesn't want me to sideload are the ones that gets ...
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Apps moved to SD-Card can not be launched

I use Nokia XL. I tried moving apps to my SD Card and they report, App not installed when I try to open them. I've restarted the phone but it didn't help. I've changed my launcher which also didn't ...
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Get around an app that won't work on rooted device

My bank's app has stopped working after an update. Trying to open the app gets the error "The device is rooted. For security reasons the application cannot be run from a rooted device". Then the app ...
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OnePlus One infected with malware/virus. Webpages redirect to tradexchange.com

My OnePlus One seems to have been infected with the tradexchange virus. My PC suffered from it, but I managed to remove using a variety of malware removal tools. However, now, my phone is affected, ...
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Is it possible to update the backup android application file from playstore?

Is it possible to update android apk files saved on sdcard but are not installed. any application or any method if it is possible. Edit I just want upgrade the version of these files because in ...
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'Database' like Psion 3?

In the olden days, the Psion had the ability to create your own little databases. I used these for anything from books by author to DIY projects. I can't find anything similar for android. There are ...
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Is it possible or not?

My question goes like this. As we know playstore has great no. of applications and we need to use many of them. but if we install many apps at a time phone becomes too slow. so we install apps only ...
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Player for audiobooks

I need solution for audio books. Specific of audio books is that usually they contains many files like: 3_01_01.mp3 3_01_02.mp3 3_01_03.mp3 ... 3_02_01.mp3 3_02_02.mp3 ... It is very difficult to ...
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Stuck on “Switch_root” command trying to follow tutorial on “How to run Debian on Android” on my Samsung Galaxy Mini 2

I'm trying to install debian on my Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 (where previously I've installed android 4.4) using this tutorial as reference : http://whiteboard.ping.se/Android/Debian I need your help ...
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why any android office software can not play ppt properly [closed]

I am having hard time to play ppt in android device, although many applications boasts for it, but on playing either they show blank slides or skip some parts ex:- title etc for some slide so any one ...
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Why do I see adverts after closing WhatsApp?

Every time I close WhatsApp I get some sort of an advertisement. According to their site they don't advertise, but I see adverts like this after closing the app: Click image for larger version I ...
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Stock voice recorder, camera(video recording) and alarm not working in LG L90 dual D410

I have an LG L90 dual D410 running on Kitkat 4.2. Everything was working fine and I don't remember what caused these problems to occur. May be an update? When I tried to record using the stock voice ...
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Install Android APK as Mac OS X app

Is there a tool to package a particular emulator/SD configuration + APK as a Mac OS X application so that it can be distributed and run with a simple double-click? Something like Fluid for web apps... ...
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Unable to download apps from google playstore via wifi

Is there any possibility to block app downloads from google play store via WiFi? I tried all the steps like Clear cache data from playstore app Delete google account and recreated it Factory reset ...
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Get a list of all applications I have ever installed on any phone [duplicate]

This is strongly related to Android market. I have once used an application which I now cannot find using the search function. Unless it was withdrawn, it must still exist and I want to find it. ...
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Google Play says my device isn't compatible with the app even though it meets required Android version

I have a Hisense HS-U601 with Android 4.4.2 but when I try to download apps on Google Play that requires 4.0 and up it always says it's not compatible. For instance I can't update my Instagram app ...
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Is it possible to switch network mode without stopping current data service?

I use Samsung Galaxy J5. My device has Android 5.0 in itself. What I want to do is, switching network mode from GSM to WCDMA quickly without stopping current data service. Why I want to do this is, it ...
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Monitor activites of an app and see what it is sending over the internet

Few months ago, I installed an automation app called MacroDroid, but after few days I uninstalled it. Now today, when I was checking apps in /system/app I stumbled upon an app called ...
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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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Searching for an app to Send & Recieve recording audio in emergency situtations

I tried to complete this task, using tasker and automate but didn't sucess. I didn't found a way to send the audio message, to the second android in realtime (like whatsapp, or pushbullet). I want ...