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Any security difference between root based firewall (AFWall+) and non-root based ones (NetGuard)?

What are the technical differences between root based firewalls (like AFWall+) and non-root based firewalls (like NetGuard)? Is there any impact on the security effectively provided by such software? ...
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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 double-...
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mode monitor and fling-player.gaiamobile.org

With monitor mode, my wireless nic brought this from my android phone: E@'cellM-SEARCH * HTTP/1.1 HOST: 239.255.255.250:1900 MAN: "ssdp:discover" MX: 2 ST: app://fling-player.gaiamobile.org/...
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Android apps uninstall quickly

I've seen operating systems, ex. Windows where both installing and uninstalling application takes time. However, it is not the same with Android. No matter how big my application is android uninstall ...
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Android 6.0 Website doesn't render Mobile View LG G4

I got a brand new LG G4 H815 Running Android 6.0. I've searched everywhere with no answer to the issue I'm facing. For some reason, Mobile View in either Chrome, Firefox, Stock Browser, WebView doesn'...
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How do I delete an email address from Facebook App login page on Android?

A mate recently used my mobile facebook app to log into his account. Now, I always get his email as the default when I go to log in to Facebook on Android App. Although not a big issue it is very ...
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What to do about app that starts using excessive storage space?

I have noticed that sometimes an app will start using an excessive amount of space. For example, I've recently seen a few examples where the Amazon app was using over 350MB of storage. One solution ...
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Wifi/unlimited data plan/Android/Kyocera Hydro Wave

I don't understand the concepts with the use of these. I have the phone listed. I have the data plan I listed. I am unsure if I am supposed to turn one off when using the other. Please explain
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Mock Locations option keeps turning off

I am trying to test an app i have been sitting on for a while. In order to do that i need to use the option "Allow mock Locations", so i set it to on. But as soon as i refresh the page it's gets ...
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I want to install 2 WhatsApp accounts in my mi4 mobile

I want to install 2 WhatsApp accounts in one phone, iam using mi4 mobile phone, so please let me know the procedure and settings which should be used for the process
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How to ensure apps get uninstalled cleanly?

I use to try (install and remove) a huge lot of apps to choose the ones I will actually like. I am afraid uninstalled apps can leave some residuals behind and this can crap up the system in some time. ...
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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 can i use any VR headset to play cardboard supported apps and games?

I've recently bought a not so famous vr headset to use with my phone, but lots of games only use cardboard magnet to trigger something (which can also be done by touching the screen). And some other ...
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Notify particular user from server [on hold]

I just want to get an idea that how can i notify a user that his job is completed. Complete scenerio is this, user will create a job, and after some time status of that job will be changed by ...
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How do i install apps directly on SD card in Lollipop?

I have Android Lollipop 5.0 installed on my phone and I already made the SD card the default storage option. However, when I try to install an app from the Play Store, an error message pops out, ...
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Why aren't my apps updating automatically?

i recently bought a Nexus 5x and installed all my previous apps. Everything was ok until i realized that Play Store was not updating automatically any of the aplications. I have checked the options ...
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Android Wear step counter that does not use GPS for tracking [on hold]

Most android wear running applications use gps for tracking and thus you need to move around for them to actually record distance covered, calories burnt etc. Are there any android applications that ...
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How to disable the Lollipop notification popups while in a game?

I know there are fixes for a rooted device with Android 5.0+ to stop the notification popups for like text messages and apps like facebook. These I've found tend to be perminant and not so easy to do ...
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Some apps disappearing after reboot

I have an android Marshmallow device. I put a 32 GB memory card in my device. I split it to 2 partition so i could use one as internal storage and the other as external. I used the following command ...
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locked out of my ereader

My samsung tab e suddenly asks me for a password. I have never entered one for it and have to idea how to get around it. I don't want to lose everything I have saved on it. What can I do?
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A starting point for making an Android App [on hold]

Sorry, I dont even know if this should be posted here. I want to make an android Karaoke App to be specific. I do have coding experiencing with c#, c++, and some basic VB and javascript, but I've ...
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Rom Toolbox Pro Crashing awkwardly!

Rom Toolbox Pro Crashes! I'm using rooted 4.1.2 Xperia P. I used this app to change my stock Font and Boot Animation. It ran so perfectly then. Then I deleted some of the boot animation downloaded by ...
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how to get edittext data from cardview below is given the code there may be mistakes but ineed to know how to get edittext data from cardview [on hold]

package com.example.admin.youposts; import android.database.Cursor; import android.database.sqlite.SQLiteDatabase; import android.database.sqlite.SQLiteOpenHelper; import android.os.Bundle; import ...
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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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I can't open my gallery vault

My gallery vault was going very well but once I restored my cell phone and now whenever I open my gallery vault a message appears that(Gallery vault has stopped) so what I have to do to get my vault ...
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Shortcut to file that only opens in one type of app?

I know how to create a shortcut via ES but I'm wondering if there's any way to make a shortcut to a PDF that only opens in one book reader, while all others open in other book reader. Or do I just ...
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Does Wunderlist store data in the server in encrypted form?

How secure and private is Wunderlist? For example does it only transfer data in encrypted form but stores it unencrypted? I would like to be able to store passwords relating to work on my phone but am ...
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How to export a single WhatsApp chat?

I'm trying to export the complete chat between a user on WhatsApp. I have tried using the "Email Chat" option, but it seems this feature does not export the complete conversation. I believe it has ...
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App not installed error while sideloading and Install failed UID changed via adb [Not rooted]

I am having hard time getting an app installed since none sideloading nor adb install work...since I dont have root i cant delete the app's data folder from the data/data folder.. seems delete that ...
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Google maps android API [on hold]

How can you change/embed URL to google maps info windows? I want to pop-up a form when you click on the URL
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Log what an application does and accesses

I'm a bit paranoid about the permissions that certain applications require to work on an Android phone. Specially the "Access to your storage" permission. What I'm scared of is if an application is ...
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How to default to low res images on Samsung S5?

We have a web app which requires image uploads as part of a report. On the lowest res setting on the Samsung S5 for the back camera the setting is still 6 megs. This resolution makes the upload ...
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My phone name is asus zenfone 5 a 501cg .My phone taking so much time for installing any apk file

My phone had completed 1 year.after that I m facing this problem .my phone take so much time for installing any game apk file for install.whenever I need to install any thing urgent then I kept phone ...
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Determine which app is drawing on top of other apps?

Is there a way to determine which application is drawing on top of other applications? For example, Facebook Messenger app can draw the chat bubbles on top of everything, but how do I know which app ...
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Loss of data after app goes to background

I'm having this issue since my phone provider updated my phone to 6.0.1. I cannot find help about this matter. Whenever an app goes to the background and that I wan't to re-access it, it starts all ...
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Scanning installed SDK's within any android app

There are a number of business development tools that are starting to crop up claiming they know which SDK's are installed in a certain app. https://mixrank.com/ or https://appfigures.com/tour/...
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What app/skin is this pop up from?

This looks like a Samsung theme but i'm not sure and like the look of it. What app or theme is this pop up notification from?
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Restrict to use specific app in android device [closed]

I develop app for restaurant. The waiter gives the android device to the customer and the device is installed my app. And the customers can order from this app like a menu sheet. I just want to ...
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Native HTML5 apps on Android [closed]

Do you think there will be a time (soon) when you'll be able to write an app with HTML5 (CSS & JavaScript) and push it out to Google Play for installation without things like phonegap? So native ...
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I'm getting “if you just said something I didn't hear what it was”

I'm not doing anything but listening to music and this crap keeps popping up and interrupting my roll. I want it vanquished. What's causing it; could it be headphones or an app? Talk about annoying. ...
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Is there an Android on-screen keyboard that supports sentence autocompletion and full-text macros?

I use to type a lot of text explaining the same stuff to different people, using same or almost same (it would be faster to auto-type them and modify them thereafter) sentences over and over again. It ...
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Downloading Pokemon Go

My name is Joseph, and I live in Vancouver, BC, Canada. I own a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite, and I'm trying to download Pokemon GO. All my friends have it, but I cannot find it on my device. I updated ...
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PopBackStack Method Doesnot function Properly [closed]

@Override public void onBackPressed() { super.onBackPressed(); if(getFragmentManager().getBackStackEntryCount()==0) { this.finish(); } else if(getFragmentManager()....
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Pokemon logo (Cubeon) showing on my boot screen

I recently installed "Pokemon Go" game in my Redmi Note 4G. The game is working fine. But I noticed something peculiar in my booting screen. It shows up just after the MIUI logo. I took a photo and ...
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My samsung galaxy s4 wont turn on

i have a samsung galaxy s4 mini once i was making a call and after the call all my contacts just vanished so i pressed the power button and choose reboot after that my phone switched off and then it ...
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How do you force status codes using the volley library? For example I want my request to give me a 404 error [closed]

Take a look at the code below. Any help would be appreciated. @Override protected Response parseNetworkResponse(NetworkResponse response) { int statusCode = response.statusCode; try ...
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Set different volume for multiple apps running at the same time

I want to use Spotify and a running speed tracker app at the same time, but Spotify is much louder than the other app and so I cannot hear it when both running simultaneously. Is there a way I can ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4

So I have forgotten my email password. My phone keeps me automatically signed in. I was wondering if their is anyway that I can see what the password is instead of the dots. I have tried changing my ...
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Automatically unwanted Harmful Apps are Downloading

I am facing a big issue in my android.When I purchased it,it worked fine but As Iam seeing it from past two days.It is automatically downloading Apps-Super File Manager,Phone Booster,Accessibility, ...
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Change desktop icon of an app (.apk file)

I have an app that I like very much, I use it everyday, but I dislike its desktop icon. How can I change the desktop icon of this app ? Should I do it directly by opening the .apk file (with which ...