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contacts phne numbers disappeared after sync to google

after sync to google all contacts that have phone number in them disapeared. I tried to enter a new contact just for a test. if I sync to google again the new entry disappears as well. how can it be ...
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Android setError validation still showing after Picking value from DatePicker.? [on hold]

I want Validation for a TextField. I have created a validation Successfully. If the TextField is empty, i am showing "Please Select Service Date". But here i have a Problem. I use to Pick the Date ...
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Please recommend or find a open source tool, library of antivirus apps on Android and iOS platform [on hold]

I need some antivirus apps which are open sources on Android and/or iOS platform. Thanks!
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App Crashes when navigating tjrough screens [on hold]

I need some help. I had an app built on fiverr.com. They guy built what i wanted and did a great job on it however from the start he has been unable to fix the problem with the app crashing when ...
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Audio output to mini USB on Android 4.1

I am using Huawei Ascend Mate which is rooted, runs on Android 4.1.2 and I want to use my Logitech USB headset with my phone. I also have the USB OTG ( mini usb male to usb female ) cable which is ...
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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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Can 32-bit apps compatible with a 64-bit Android OS?

From this question that asks about if Android OS is commonly 32-bit or 64-bit, I just wanna know that starting from Gingerbread or probably the most popular/common used Android OS version and system ...
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android app charging help?

ok so i bought my android phone yesterday and it's really cool and all. downloaded bunch of apps like facebook and candy crush... my phone comes with charger that i use to charge my apps. yesterday ...
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GPS functionality degradation on Galaxy SIII

I recently moved from a relatively flat area to an area near the mountains. I used to have good reception for my GPS when I would run using the RunKeeper app. Now I only get reception for about half ...
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How do I get started to develop and what language do I use? [on hold]

I would like to start developing games for the android platform. I would like to know how should I get started. I am not sure as to what language to use. I am comfortable with javascript and ...
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IRC client with XDCC support

Honestly, I haven't installed and checked all irc clients for Android, nevertheless I wasn't able to google any. Does it exist? If yes, mention it, please :)
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Galaxy S4: “Application cannot be installed in the default install location”

I had uninstalled some of my apps but now I can't install them again. Play Store gives me "Application cannot be installed in the default install location" error when the download is complete. I ...
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How do you open an embedded hyperlink in a PDF on an Android device?

I have PDFs with hyperlinks (linking to other pages in the document as well as external websites) and would like to be able to use the links provided. The Adobe Reader app and other apps I've tried ...
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Download sync magic in android app [on hold]

I am working on an android app for displaying certain blogs of various categorization. I am done with the app and now recently I came across OB Programming Interviews app which display various ...
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Moving applications to SD card

I own a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT8010-Wifi) model and I would like to move some of my apps to the external SD card and change the default installation location to be the external SD card from now ...
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About Tablet Android for testing apps for business purposes [on hold]

I am looking for a Standard Android Tablet to test Android apps with databases connection for bussiness purposes like Marketing or other tasks, for it, Could anybody advice Which Android Table device ...
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Incomplete JSON data comes from server in ANDROID app [on hold]

I am trying to fetch the list data from server using JSON web services. But the JSON data comes from the server are incomplete. I use the following code to request for JSON data. static InputStream ...
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Apps that can plot graphs of user entered data [on hold]

I'm looking for an app that can produce graphs of data entered on the android device - scatter graphs in particular. Also the user must be able to create the file from scratch and enter their own ...
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Basic questions on developing a cloud based android app [on hold]

Thinking of developing a cloud based android app. In the app need to have following features 1. User login and authentication 2. Some application based data 3. User forum discussion data So to ...
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how can i know which event is called in which activity? [on hold]

I want to create an activity monitor program which monitors activities and their events as specified. Can you please tell me how can I know which event in a running activity is being executed? How ...
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How can I install an app given only its APK file?

I downloaded the APK file for an app to my PC. How can I install it on my phone?
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how to run youtube video in my android app in the backround? [on hold]

I'm trying to run youtube video in my own app, but i want it to play in the backround too - so when i open another app i can still hear the music and the video keep playing in the backround. i tried ...
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how can we clear whatsapp conversations in our contacts

I have a doubt on whatsapp msgs.my frd msg me on whatsapp I seen the whole coversation.on the next day I didn't find any conversation in my phone.I face this situation from couple of my frds.Is it ...
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Basic Server for android

I want to set up a server on android. Anyone know how to do that? I do not have root. I do know about I-jetty. So any other ideas. Preferably where I learn how to make a server program. I can program ...
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Do android apps work on a smart tv?

I just got an lg smart tv and I'm wondering if I load apps that i have on my phone would it work on a smart tv? ex. I have the game cut the rope on my phone can i just move that to the smart tv and ...
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local headphone enabled FM radio app for nexus 5 (no internet needed)

I just moved from S3 to nexus 5, and there are a couple of things that I miss from my s3.. one is the prepackaged FM radio app.. all i needed was my headphones and I could connect directly to the ...
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A variable in android java telling expected class or package in android studio [closed]

package com.example.pikon_pc.edittext; import android.app.Activity; import android.content.Intent; import android.os.Bundle; import android.view.Menu; import android.view.MenuItem; import ...
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Google Play apps, login in someone else's account

I have this weird problem on my tablet. Most of the time I can download a game in Google Play and create a game account or just play normally with a local save. But there's a long list of games I just ...
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“Incompatible with other applications(s) using the same shared user ID” when installing Google Play service? [duplicate]

I have the same problem described here: "Incompatible with other applications(s) using the same shared user ID" when installing Google Play service? My smartphone is a Samsung Galaxy Y ...
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How can I trick or force an app to work on an unsupported device?

I recently purchased an iMito MX1 mini-pc. I was disappointed to find that Hulu Plus is not fully supported on my device. I am able to download the app just fine, but I get an in-app error message ...
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How does reducing brightness of screen increase battery life?

For all I have heard, reducing the screen brightness of your phone can increase your battery life. Just about every expert in the field agrees to this statement. But today I came across this article ...
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What does the “Force stop” button mean?

When I go to Settings > Applications > Manage Applications > Downloaded I see an application list. If I select some applications I see button "Force stop" active, but some applications have ...
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Web proxy for Android 4.2.2

I need to cut off access to Flash and HTML5 videos on several devices for a project. Is there any app like a proxy to perform this? If I could deny a list of webpages it will be perfect.
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Is there a stylus-based notepad app for Android?

One of the things I assumed the Android OS could do was let me use a stylus and just record notes in my own handwriting (without handwriting recognition). The goal being that I could remove the need ...
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How can I see what exactly an application does?

I'm a bit surprised I couldn't find this answers myself. I am a major minimalist when it comes to computers (my desktop and laptop both run strip-down Linuces) and I wanted to get rid of some of the ...
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Moving Robinson game files/user profile from one android to another

http://www.forumforpages.com/facebook/robinson-mobile/useful-tips/798367174/0 I tried the above but cannot find the below mentioned file which sound like what one needs to continue on playing the ...
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Why are apps taking up more space?

I have a micromax A300 and it comes with an internal memory of around 25 GB. The problem is that my memory dedicated to installing apk file which is around 1.2 gb seems to be showing 200MB more data ...
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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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Phone storage not mounted , after using USB storage shows “Application not installed”

Earlier when I used to connect my phone (A jelly bean 4.2.2) to my computer (OS: Ubuntu 12.04) both my memory card and phone storage gets mounted automatically, but recently only my memory card gets ...
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Call recording app [duplicate]

I would like to get an app, that can record also incoming and outgoing calls and it should record mine and also my partner's voice.
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Force to buy app with old version of Android

I have two smartphones: HTC Desire (android 2.2 / normal-sim / operator1 / my account) Nexus 4 (android 4.4.4 / micro-sim / operator2 / my account) Both smartphone are logged with the same ...
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Can I easily redownload all my apps if I get a new phone?

I am considering buying a new phone. Is there a way to easily redownload all of my apps onto the new phone without having to search for each one individually?
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Could I use my phone to scan or image myself?

I'd like to image myself to provide accurate metrics of my body and would love to use my phone.
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How Google Wear install app from Google Play

Hello guys I got to know that When you try to install any android mobile app which also have android wear app then Google Play automatically push the build to android wear device. I am not sure ...
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Is there an app to toggle proxy settings on non-rooted Android phones?

I am on a wifi network in China and occasionally wish to connect to an HTTP proxy I have set up on a shared computer to bypass the Great Firewall. As my computer isn't always on/with me, I wish to ...
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Launcher crashes when unlocking my x touch tablet

When I unlock my tablet a "calendar has stopped working" message appears. After clicking "ok" I see another message "unfortunately launcher has stopped". How can I stop this happening?
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how can I re-link my apps to play store?

after installing custom rom and downloading most of my apps from pc and installing them offline, my play store account is peculiar, some apps I uninstalled weeks ago but i can still see on play store ...
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How to know if an keyboard/input related app is safe to use

I am Vietnamese and I cannot type my language on my Android phone i.e. Samsung Galaxy S4 So I look for apps that help me to input Vietnamese. My issue is that I'm affraid the apps will bug me and ...
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How to uninstall android lost app

I have installed android lost app from www.androidlost.com in my Samsung Tab 2 GT-P3100. How can I uninstall it?The app is not visible in the list of apps.
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Can anyone explain all these Developer Options?

I hope this is not a duplicate question. Explain these options briefly if anyone could explain - Force GPU rendering Disable non-rectangular clip ops Force 4X MSAA Disable HW overlays What are ...