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is an app for showing mobile network connection carrier-specific or -independent?

I sometime switched carrier for my android phone. After switch, I will need to uninstall previous carrier's app and look for new carrier's app. Is there an app for showing mobile network connection ...
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Samsung galaxy s3 app removal

Can I uninstall a preloaded app I want to remove flip board but it pops up with a warning that it may cause problems with other apps?
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How to disable unread group notifications in Whatsapp?

The "mute" option allows you to stop receiving notifications. However, I can still see the number of unread messages for a group that has been previously muted. In addition, this group keeps coming ...
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I get an insufficient storage space error when trying to download an app and I have several gigabytes of free space

I have my phone set to use my SD card as default storage. When I attempts to download the Facebook for Hulu app from the Google store it always gives me this error message. I checked both apps both ...
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Setting the DNS of my android device for business

Please try understand what I am trying to do. I would like to use my tablet for business, so I want block content like web pages, just setting the DNS of my android device, and also don't using any ...
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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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If I can access bubble of Messenger like apps from home screen then does it not mean any other app can also access that app? Is Android safe then?

In Android phones, we can access Messenger and many more apps similar to it from home screen ( like bubble-heads, lyrics etc). With this we let one app in your phone access another app, (we can use ...
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How do I make a chart in Microsoft Word?

None of the templates have chart as an option but in the Play store it stated you can do make charts. Where or how do I make a chart with a particular number of rows etc.
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Android App initial release date

When you are viewing an app in Google Play store, it displays the following : Updated, Size, Installs, Current Version, Requires Android, and Rating. I am trying to do some research and figure out ...
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butterknife zelezny can't show in generate menu for AndroidStudio1.3.1 [on hold]

My Android studio version is 1.3.1, When I add the plugin of butterknife zelezny 1.3.2 by the step: download it and install via Preferences → Plugins → Install plugin from disk. but, failed to show ...
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How to set wallpaper to still image from a web video stream at regular intervals?

I want to set the wallpaper to a still image grabbed from an arbitrary web video stream every X minutes. If there is an app with this functionality, that would be great, but assuming there isn't, can ...
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How can I check if installed apps are latest versions?

I used to have an app on my Desire HD that I think was called Something Dog. When launched, it would list all the installed apps and whether they were the latest versions. My Desire HD crashed a ...
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Where are my reviews for my google play store app? [on hold]

So I just uploaded by first google play store app and for some reason my customers cannot write any reviews? the button isnt there and I've scoured the internet for the reason and havnt come up with ...
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Transfer Swamp Attack on another device [duplicate]

I bought new phone and I would like to transfer on it swamp attack from my old one (with progress in game). Is it possible? I dont have rooted phone. Thank you for your response
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An android music player whose library includes both music videos and and music audio files in same playlist [on hold]

I keep some of my music in .mp3 format and other as music videos i.e. .mp4 etc. I am searching for an android music player which generates my music library and playlists including both of them in the ...
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“Show notifications” is greyed out for some apps. What's causing it and how do I change it?

There are some apps for which "Show Notifications" is greyed out, thus effectively barring you from changing the notification policy of that app. Why or when does it happen? I've noticed this issue ...
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Android Allowed to use pictures [on hold]

Do you guys know if I am allowed to use game logos or picture inside my android app.
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what to do if my all google apps are not working properly

I need a serious advice from android experts. When I was managing my apps space in my android phone, I accidentally crashed all inbuilt google apps like google account manager, google play services ...
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Is there an app that will list my phone's info in an easily copy/paste-able format?

There's a great Add-on for Firefox called InfoLister, all it does is provide a nicely formatted list of stuff and versions, for example here's what it lists for me: Last updated: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 ...
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Set TreehouseGO app to use the memory card for downloads?

I installed the TreehouseGo app on my wife's Galaxy S4 phone so that she can entertain our daughter while she goes on a trip with her. However, when I tried to download some episodes, I found that ...
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My phone says I have 7 GB of apps but I only have 3 GB

I am using Samsung Galaxy S4 and I am running low on space. When I checked my apps list it says I have 7 GB of apps, but when I used Memory Map, it says I am actually using 3 GB of space. I've ...
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recovery whats app history on my new android

My android got broken n my sim card also damaged I want to get my whats app conversation history on another new phone.is there any chances to get it? Please kindly give me the solution.
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Stuck on getting Yelp API to work with Lat/Long coordinates [on hold]

I'm pretty much on the last step to getting my app to work before I start focusing on the front-end design. As someone who just started programming just last year and haven't made any serious apps ...
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Can I rewrite an Android API class? [on hold]

I know that Android is a fairly closed OS. When you develop an application you are encouraged to use Android's API. What I'm interested to know is, whether it's possible to rewrite an existing ...
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How can I test functioning of internal component (sensors, NFC, pedometer etc…)

I recently dropped my LG G3 in water. I opened it and let it dry for a long time. It now work properly but some components does not seems to work anymore. For example light sensor, proximity sensor ...
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Give fake permission details to apps on Xperia X10i

Because of the recent update to Google play stores permissions, I wish that as apps can access very personal information, I want to deny permissions to the apps, but as I have heard that this might ...
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Where can I find out when I installed an app?

Is there a Play Store log file? Or should I be looking where apps are installed on the phone for time/date stamps?
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how to fix resource error in android while installing a game

Android: 4.3 Jellybean Whenever I install a game with an obb file in memory card, it says download failed because the resources could not be found, but that doesn't happen when I copy the obb file to ...
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How can I open and edit large text documents on my Android device?

I have a Galaxy Tab 10.1, rooted, running Android 5.1, that I'd like to use for editing simple text files. By "text file", I mean they are plain text documents, with a .txt extension. I do not need to ...
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How do I prevent apps from waking up Sony Xperia 3 compact?

I have a Sony Xperia Z3 compact, with Android 5.1.1. This phone is not rooted, and actually belongs to a friend, so I cannot root this phone. I am having battery life problems that appear to be a ...
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Launcher problems

Somehow after turning off my tablet I lost my launcher. Everything was working fine when I turned it off last night. The only problem I have had was trying to set up a game called "High Five Casino ...
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How to reverse tether Android to Openwrt router?

How would this be implemented to allow internet access on the Android device? What necessary steps need to be performed on both the Openwrt router and Android device? I have done some research on ...
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How to boost One Plus 2 Invite rank? [on hold]

Is there a trick that can help me get the One Plus invite faster. please help. I need to buy this phone urgently.
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Why application size increases after moving to sd card?

I installed application and see that it allocates say 35Mb. Then I moved it to alsd card and it allocates 41+Mb. I see these "changes" for every application which is moved to sd card. Why it is ...
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Wireless printing from Android phone

I have a samsung galaxy prevail through boost mobile what kind of printer do I need and how do I print from my smartphone wirelessly?
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World Clock in slide-down notification [on hold]

Is there any app that shows you world clocks in slide-down notifications in Android phone? Please see https://itunes.apple.com/app/apple-store/id965118917?mt=8 for what i actually mean. Thanks!
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Why can't I download apps on my android phone?

I have a Huawei ascend y300 4.1 android jelly bean .Every time I try downloading apps from google play it says "Couldn't install on USB storage or SD Card" I try deleting apps I don't use for memory ...
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WhatsApp in lock state and image share [on hold]

WhatsApp lock state: I have connected WhatsApp to data and used for sometime, and after that I locked the phone. what will be my state at that time, whether I were online or last seen. when I switch ...
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Keyboard Project [closed]

i'm new android developer. i would like to create my keyboard with corrective and spelling for using in every application or website on my device.Please suggest me about how possible and reference of ...
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error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported when I try to run curl on android 5.1

I'm trying to run curl on android 5.1,but this error doesn't help : root@manta:/root/home/curl/data/local/bin # ./curl error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported. I've got the ...
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Force to stop apps [on hold]

Want to know is there any thing(app) that force to stop other apps after close you them? note that i want do this without rooting my phone or on a non-rooted phone.
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App drawer disappeared on One Plus One with Cyanogen OS

I accidentally removed my app drawer on the dock. I already tired different ways suggested on this site to get it back. But none of them worked. I am not sure if this is related to the OS version or ...
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Display multiple app screens at the same time

Is it possible to display multiple apps on the screen? Normally, apps load fullscreen, and app-switching switches between fullscreen apps. Is it possible for an app to use only half of the screen ...
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My phone keeps turning on wifi and data connection automatically

My HTC 310 model automatically keeps turning on wifi and data connection all the time no matter how many times I turn it off. I even factory reset the phone considering that some apps could be the ...
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How can I run Xender on my computer?

I found a app for Android called Xender which allows you to transfer files. But my question is how can I run it on my PC?
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Wake up android device by microphone or camera

I would like to install a Android tablet on a wall. So I would wake it up by looking in to the camera(distance ~0.5 - 2 meters), by clapping my hands or something similar. Now I'm searching for an ...
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cant's create another table with sqlite_ android [closed]

I am a beginner in the mobile development and hope of those who have the experience to help me I upload source code and I manage to change things so that it corresponds to my needs but I've evolved ...
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how to view photos of Red mi note in web browser

I have turned on my cloud storage of photos in my Red Mi Note. Unfortunately I lost my phone. Is their any way i can access those photos from cloud.
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Where are the captions stored for images that are sent or recieved in WhatsApp?

When sending images in WhatsApp, there is an option to add caption to it. This caption is visible on image, at the receiving end, but when this image is copied or forwarded, only image is sent? ...