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“chrome failed during start-up with an unexpected error” samsung galaxy ace 3

When starting chrome on my Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 I just get the above error message, and no error code. Googling the above phrase gives me one result. I have no idea how to approach this. I have ...
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Tinder app won't work without Google Play services

I was trying to use the latest version of Tinder 3.3.1 but each time I get the following message: Get Google Play services This app won't work without Google Play services, which are missing ...
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is there a listview which do not call RequestLayout after call adapter.notifyDatasetChanged? [on hold]

Once I call notifyDataSetChanged() when I need update the data in ListView, android start to drop frames. If I call ListView.invalidate() only, although it gives the wrong data, the performance is ...
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Facebook has two versions of its app apparently, how can I choose just one?

When I receive an email from Facebook (for any notification such as Birthday reminds, Login alerts, etc.) on my phone (whether to Gmail, Yahoo, or Outlook), and open Facebook via any link provided in ...
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Portrait and landscape modes use different background images, yet when orientation changes, the background is stretched, not changed as expected [on hold]

I am trying to create an app with different background images when in portrait vs landscape mode on a fullscreen activity, but, it always uses the background image from the portrait layout for both. ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 randomly rebooted and when it came back up, apps on the SD card read “Application not found”

Just last night I was moving apps to my SD card and the phone (Sony Xperia Z1) randomly restarted. When it came back up, all the apps on my SD card no longer worked. Their icons became generic with a ...
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root device install again

I want to root my s4 phone I have some apps on it which are no longer are availeble for download, do I have to reinstall them (in other words some programs are lost) Hans
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Google Analytics and Direct Trafic [on hold]

i made a android app where i use the Google Analytics tool, but it show a crazy data, for who have a Android App using Google Analytics, JUST THE DIRECT TRAFFIC is important or i have to "see other ...
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Not showing all contacts

I installed viber on my both OS Win and Linux and the same problem occured. I don't see all contacts that I have in my list as I see them on my Android phone. Does anyone has or had the same ...
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Cant change phone account on contacts android 2.3.6

I have 2 email accounts, one on gmail a another one on hotmail. For the android i only use the gmail account for the obvious reasons of having the services centered. But I cant change the phone ...
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How do I change the naming scheme of Silent Camera to human readable form?

I have very good reasons not to want the shutter sound when taking photos. I have two camera apps that both have it, one came with the system and is called Camera. I deleted the other one, so I will ...
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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 data for notifications and apps downloaded separately on Android?

I've spotted this very odd behavior with all Android devices I came across: a notification is shown for a messenger app with an excerpt or the full text of a message, but when I switch to the app, the ...
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Tablet restarts after entering a game

My tablet Tesla TTL7 has this problem where when I enter a game or app, it restarts on its own. No other threads have my problem, so I had to make a new one. Anyone had this before? Update: It now ...
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Query on Leaderboard APIs [on hold]

Im having trouble keeping users on my application so i've decided to attempt to add a leaderboard system. My question is should I try making a leaderboard system myself or use an existing API like ...
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Nexus5 locked by andriod device manager

I don't remember all.How to unlock this device.I wanna unlock my device but i can't.please help me
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problem in actionbar search view dos not work work [on hold]

after I but the code not working I wanna code work with all version
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How to Show an alert or ring Android phone connected to same wifi

I am not an android developer.In my office there are several peoples who are using wifi in their phone.Company has provided laptops so wifi password cannot be hidden.How i can identify users who are ...
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Audio applications (spotify etc) continue playing when bluetooth calls come in

When I'm in my car and listening to the ESPN Radio app, the Spotify app, or the Soundcloud app, and I receive a call either on my bluetooth or the d/c phone itself, the audio application keeps playing ...
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How to recover game data from a smashed phone?

Hey guys so it happens my Dad has been having a huff lately because he smashed his phone screen and he can't remember the password to his gmail account however he has months of game data stored on the ...
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How do I transfer an app that isn't on the play store (with its data) to a new phone?

I just got a galaxy s5, and I have been using an s3 up until now. Neither of them are rooted, and I don't want to root them. I use astrid as my to do app, which works fine even though the company was ...
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How do I connect my Android Device to an external touchscreen?

I would like to know if there is any chance to connect my device to an external, touch sensitive display, such as ordinary touchscreen monitors. If yes, then how do I do that? There are many ...
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Trying to install Google play [duplicate]

I have a new Meizu 2note phone. I installed a new game which requires the latest version of Google play. When I try to install the up, when it reaches 64% is goes from download to installing and then ...
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Manually upload to the new “Google Photos” via “Photos” Android App

I want to be able to upload certain pics from my gallery (I mainly use QuickPic) I have three Google accounts in my Android phone. "A" is the main one, "B" and "C" secondary ones, and "C" is the ...
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Prevent Glympse from stopping sending my location due to low battery

How can I configure Glympse so that it doesn't stop sending my location due to low battery? Screenshot - (Click to enlarge image)
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Application self uninstalls

I have a Galaxy S4, Eu version, not rooted updated a few days ago to Lollipop. Today 2 strange things happened: The phone was connected to charging cable but charge was interrupted when it was at ...
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apps un-install on their own!

I have a Samsung note 3 (N9005) phone and I am fed-up of some apps (example: Amazon...eBay...Pinterest...Clean Master...Snapchat...Solitaire..App of the day...various games...etc. Everytime I ...
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App for weighing in grams [on hold]

Need to weigh small items for work. I have a galaxy samsung 5 it seems to do everything decided to look for this.
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Google Camerca Messing with Notification Settings

Whenever I take a video with Google camera on my OPO with CM12.1, it switches from normal notifications to priority and then turns on phone volume when I have it set on vibrate. Every time I take a ...
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How to get my lost pics from my vaulty of samsung s5360?

I'm user of samsung galaxy y s5360.I suddenly lost my vaulty app from my phone.I have kept my backup.When i tried to install it again,it is showing a parase error.how to get back my pics from vaulty?
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Needing help to convert an activity to a fragmnet [on hold]

People, i had started working with android 2 months ago and i'm having problems to convert it(an activity to a fragment), and i decided to ask u some help, this is my code : public class Receptcalls ...
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Download offline map packages of OsmAnd Map on PC?

I need to download offline map packages that users download from OsmAnd Map application. Where can I find those packages on phone? or how can I download it online on PC? Similar to how it was ...
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Running an Android App in Android Studio [on hold]

I am facing a problem .. ADB not responding. If you'd like to retry, then please manually kill "adb" and click 'Restart' Errors from ADB: adb: Unexpected exception 'Cannot run program ...
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How do I know when an app was used in Android?

Is there any way to tell when an app was being used in an Android phone? I am specifically interested in the camera and gallery functions. I believe my roommate went through my photos without asking, ...
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Technology for offline application [closed]

I was asked to build a mobile app which should work on an Android tablet work offline (sync with the server when possible) have a simple and intuitive UI Looks like there are a few options: ...
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Is there an app with auto-delete feature?

Is there an app which can set a timer on some particular file, after which, the file will get deleted automatically?
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not able to close background open apps in 4.4.2 kikat

Not able to close background open apps in 4.4.2 kitkat using device lenovo S850 previous it was working Normal ,but by pressing left key on handset more then 3 sec.it should show background open apps ...
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GPAY-how to eliminate this app

Have noticed over the past few days, random pop up ads on my phone. Upon closing the pop up, I get "Gpay has stopped working" and the app closes. I didn't install this, and have removed a recent app ...
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Paying for using android app through website (outside playmarket) [closed]

I developing a free android app to download from play market. It works with a PC program & does not function without it. Can I use paypal payment on a website/exe file to get paid and not get ...
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What's using my GPS?

On my Android phone (a Desire HD), the GPS indicator is currently on & flashing away. How can I find out which app is responsible for using the GPS? I have my suspicions but would like to know ...
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How do I save purchased apps as APKs?

I am unable to save APK's that I have purchased (actually paid for) through the Play store. Usually SaveAPK is able to save the APKs that I'm interested it, however this didn't work: it sais Copy ...
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How much battery drain does having Bluetooth on - but unpaired - cause?

If I was to turn my Bluetooth on but not pair it to anything specific what percentage of battery will be drained by the end of the day?
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Tag pictures from my Android device [on hold]

I would like to take this Use Case on my Android Device. 1) Take picture (preferably offline) 2) Tag this picture 3) Find all pictures on the phone or after syncronization online by tag Do you know ...
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clearing junk files manually from my android storage

Previously I had installed an application for cleaning junk files from my phone. Now I am on my own. could you guys please help me in finding out the junk files and getting rid of them manually. coz ...
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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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App not installed for this user

I see App in my Apps section of settings which says App not installed for this user. It's completely greyed out and I cannot uninstall it. When I install the same from play store it says incompatible ...
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How to downgrade an app if it has been updated via Play Store?

I have an app installed on my phone, which I've installed from the Google Play Store. If I update the app and don't like the upgraded version, is there a way to undo the update and downgrade back to ...
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Samsung sidesync run from pc

my phone's lcd and touch is broke, and I'm trying to use samsung sidesync to access phone. Problem is that that I can't run sidesync app. I have tried to use ADB but I'm 100% sure that I have disabled ...