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Play store won't let me download any apps

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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Why do podcast apps on Android never get all the episodes?

I've tried two apps on my Android phone to try to get the Car Talk podcast, but they always only grab 2 episodes and that is not enough, same with another podcast (Laser Time) which I know is more ...
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Is there an app to measure which providers signals are how strong at my current location?

I have a smartphone and I live in Germany. We have four providers (O2, E-Plus, T-Mobile, Vodafone). I would like to know how strong the signal is I get to make a good choice when I buy an mobile ...
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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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Convert Bitmap to Mat FAIL [on hold]

Sorry a question please, im desesperate haha when execute this code, i dont can convert this image bitmap to mat for create an application with autocrop documents. Here my code: else ...
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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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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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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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Turning off SIM card [on hold]

I'm trying to develop a personal app that deactivates a lot of stuff like WIFI, SIM cards, reduce screen brightness, to prolong battery life, but am stuck with deactivating the SIM card. I've looked ...
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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 get anoter app B installed when I call a funcion of app A? [on hold]

there's an app A installed on on my phone. when I call a funcion in A ,app B get installed and started. (That means B hasn't been installed! I only have the apk file of B!) during this, no asking for ...
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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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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): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.king.candycrushsaga I'm not interested in the main ...
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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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Progress tracking app [on hold]

I'm looking for a progress tracking app which allows me to do something like the following: set a new task (like: "read The catcher in the rye") and record the starting day (say 5/4/2015) manually ...
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How to report an bug in calculator

(If this is off topic my apologizes. Please don't vote it down just delete it.) How do I report a bug or actually an error in the calculator that comes with Android? The version of Android on my Tab4 ...
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Google Play Store No connection

Why when I enter Google Play Store using my LG-P875 phone, it shows only "No Connection Retry"? A few days ago I was deleting some apps and other stuffs to save up my storage space, and I wonder if I ...
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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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Android : Background process in Async Task [on hold]

The problem in async task when i open my Application i want to copy my all data from internal card to external mmc. the files & folder copy task is running properly but i want it to run in ...
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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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Lg g3 smart cleaning stops working occasionally

I use LG G3 and I periodically cleanup my phone with the inbuilt smart cleaning but from 1-2 weeks now when I click on delete temporary files the app stops working and every time I try to do that it ...
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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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Restrict access to certain settings based on user type [migrated]

I'm currently developing an Android application that will be used both internally at my company and externally by clients. I'm looking to limit the available settings of the application so clients ...
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How can I find better quality video streams to my Android phone? [on hold]

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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Is there a way to auto backup my phone files to my PC via wifi?

I am looking for a way to automatically transfer files in my phone to my PC (Win7) if my phone connects to my home wifi network. Thanks
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Can you fully remove Google system apps from Android including the Play Store updates?

Believe it or not, but I want to remove a few Google Apps which I have no use for and want to free up space, resources and mobile data usage by not having them on my phone at all. These include: ...
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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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Batch image editing [on hold]

Does anyone know of an Android application that allows you to edit multiple images? I want to put a color filter on several images. I am able to do this one image at a time with Wizard Cut, but it's ...
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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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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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What Internet protocol is used by google play store? [on hold]

I know this is not programming question but i really want to know what internet protocol is used by google play store, as of know i am thinking they are using HTTPS but i am not sure about whether ...
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Can we play flash file in android tab like standalone application? [on hold]

I have create a flash swf with some scripting on it. Can i copy that to my android tab and use it like how i do on my computer?
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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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Which online platform is best to learn android apps nd games development? [on hold]

Nowadays I m searching for video lectures for android apps nd games development.I checked lynda.com but here video lectures are related to old android version.Kindly share me which platform is best ...
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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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Android apps said 1st time installation [on hold]

Actually I have got snapdeal app for appshare. When I install that app it said already this device registered. I dont asking here about how to hack this. But I want to know How they know about my ...
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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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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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How to a “Service” in background can catch up event the applicaton has been installed [on hold]

Problems: My application has a widget and also a service be run background. The widget was displayed on the screen. Then end user installs the new application from Play Store (The widget and new ...
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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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How to enable double-click

Is it possible to do double-click on Android like you do on a regular computer? Some websites require double-click to operate, and I was hoping I could do the same on Android and get a computer ...
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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 ...