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Is there an application that would turn on Wi-Fi periodically just to do a quick network discovery?

Regarding the answer to my previous question of Android's idle Wi-Fi use, it seems like a huge waste of battery life to have Wi-Fi constantly scanning and draining battery. So it seems it would be ...
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Google's location history minute by minute

What are the steps to follow in order to get a printed minute by minute date from Google's location history My phone was stolen by CRAZY EX HUSBAND on 4-25-15 & I can get maps but I need a step ...
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Are Rogue Apps Causing My Nexus 5 Android Phone to Freeze Up and Become Unresponsive Everyday?

After my Nexus 5 phone got the OTA upgrade to Android 5.1, it started freezing up Monday through Friday around 7:00 PM and remain unresponsive until it used most of its battery supply. I was ...
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compatibility of MI ban with Redmi 1s

I am planning to buy an MI band in india. I am having a red mi 1s phone with andriod 4.3 with MIUI JHCMIBL50.0 update. Whether this will work with mi band?
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How to make apps visible from search but not visible otherwise? [on hold]

In the Google play store there is a "More by X" part on the page of the App. I want it so that the app is available by searching for it, but the other apps are not visible when you click on it. The ...
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Synchronize applications on all my Android devices

Is it possible to synchronize applications in all my Android devices like contacts or email with Google account? How?
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Screen timeout troubles

My galaxy note 4 is only staying on for about 15 seconds before timing out. And every time I try to change it a pop-up says that it is set to 15 seconds and I cannot change it. I've turned off stuff ...
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I think someone has hacked my HTC Droid DNA. How can i check and be sure?

My device has been doing lots of crazy things, like uninstalling apps, installing apps that aren't in Google play store. I had questions about it yesterday, but the ones that started last night seem ...
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App not installed when installing older version of an existing app [duplicate]

I have developed an Android app (Phonegap) in Eclipse with signed key APK file version (1.0.0) and save it on SD card of phone or download from site. I am able to install it on non-rooted Samsung ...
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GMAIL App: Fetching already deleted email repeatedly

As we can configure other Email Account like YAHOO email in a GMAIL App, I added my YAHOO Email Account to GMAIL App and can now Access YAHOO Emails using GMAIL App. But the Issue is, when I delete ...
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Unable to delete a file in /data/data with root permissions

I own a Moto G which is in 5.0.2 with KK bootloader. An app created a folder in /data/data which sustains in the memory even after uninstallation of the app. I couldn't remove the folder in any way. ...
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Google Play insufficient space error

I am using RED MI Note. All my applications are installed in internal storage. I have 2GB of space available in internal device. But when i try to install Any.do and Greenify I am getting error ...
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How to keep two versions of an app installed?

Android Market has just updated an app in my device. I liked the update, but its fully different from last version which was also my favorite. So, I want to keep last version too. I have last ...
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Call blocking with spoken message?

Does anyone know of a call blocker that will let you create a voice message for blocked calls? What I want is to block calls from hidden numbers. This is almost always salespeople so I want to just ...
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Using Raspberry Pi 2 as Android Media Player with Kodi

I was looking into the possibility of using a Raspberry Pi 2 as Kodi Media player, with some version of Android installed as the OS. - Did you have any issues installing Android or Android based OS? ...
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Check if an app is installed on the device

I'm trying to use the package name and determine the apk path of an app to check if my app is installed in the device. pathCmd = './adb shell pm path ' + packageName pathData = ...
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How to have Android App track your position to display Mileage away? [on hold]

I have a App that I need it to track the Mileage away someone is. It will display the miles in a Text so it will say "5 Miles" Etc... How do I do this or how do I begin?
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Run Windows Mobile 6 Classic Virtual Machine on Android

I have a custom application that runs on Windows Mobile 6 Classic on a Psion Teklogix Workabout Pro G1/G2/G3. I am interested in running the same application without any alteration on an android ...
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netstack: LIB_MGR - Error loading lib libdnshostprio.so [on hold]

I know there are already similar questions but I have different problem, the problems related to this error already discussed but they contain webview or webdialog, but in my code there is no webview ...
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Porting linux application to Android [on hold]

I am trying to port a linux app written in native C over to android. I have installed Android Studio, Android SDK and Android NDK but I am having a bear of a time trying to figure out how to work with ...
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Unable to install apk files

This problem started around a couple of weeks ago when I tried updating some apps via the play store and it downloaded perfectly but the installation wouldn't progress. Nothing had changed before and ...
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No wifi, data internet, app upgrade

My samsung galaxy s3 keeps telling me my ip address isn't right. So it won't connect to wifi or data internet. It won't upgrade my play store apps or download them. I've already done a reset. What do ...
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Disabling Samsung Calendar on Galaxy S4 mini

I'm trying to disable my Samsung calendar so that I don't get two notifications of events on my Galaxy S4 mini. In settings I don't seem to have any options to change application settings.
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Can Android phones capture breath? [on hold]

Can iOS or Android phones capture breath? Can you breathe to the microphone for example and the phone recognize the intensity? Are there any relevant API or documentation I can find regarding this? ...
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Make an android app/game [on hold]

I want to learn to make an android app/game. Are there any free step by step tutorials i should follow? I've tried multiple youtube videos but they seem to teach at random.
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Open an app on startup/after booting

I need to force a selected application to start up each time my Android-based device is (re)started. Is there anything I can use (configuration setting, external application etc.) to accomplish this ...
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There is insufficient space on the device in lenovo A3000

I have a lenovo 3000 tablet. the tablet has 16 gb of internal memory but only 11 gb can be used. I can only install applications as much as 1 gb and if i want to update the apps i face with this error ...
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Screen Recorder for jelly bean 4.2.2 [on hold]

I'm looking for an alternative of SCR screen recorder as it has been removed from Play Store. Please suggest app with same features.
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Android studio, correct location of AndroidManifest.xml file [on hold]

According the official document Every application must have an AndroidManifest.xml file (with precisely that name) in its root directory., but in my android studio project, the AndroidManifest.xml ...
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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 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 to change SMSC for android phones

I want to know how SMSC is changed manually. One way is to go to Menu->Messaging App-> Setting->Change the SMSC. If i want to use Google Hangout then how will i do this ?
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My apps don't have access to my mobile internet

I have a very weird problem with my phone. I don't have mobile internet on any of my apps, but I can surf the internet with no problem when I am using my browser. I think it is good to mention that I ...
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Why do I see adverts after closing WhatsApp?

Every time I close WhatsApp I get some sort of an advertisement. According to their site they don't advertise, but I see adverts like this after closing the app: Click image for larger version I ...
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Android x86 : App stopped working error

I have downloaded and installed android OS (4.4 kitkat) on my pc from android-x86. The installation was successfully and it worked smoothly. I tried opening gallery and it says unfortunately gallery ...
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What is the pathname to my application executable? [closed]

I wish to get the pathname for an application I am creating and have installed via Eclipse and ADB. My application is installed as I see an icon that I can invoke to launch successfully my ...
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Moving installation location on non rooted Android 5 Lollipop device

I have a Moto G (2nd generation) with Android 5.02 on it. Internal SD card is about 8Gb and I have an external SD card with 16Gb free space. Moving application to SDCARD from the application's menu ...
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How to stop the LG phone launching preset applications when the phone is locked and inside your pocket?

This design concerns more LG phones, in my case it's LG G2 Mini, but it was reported also on LG D605 Optimus L9 II and probably other LG phones with the same logic. On the back of LG G2 Mini (Android ...
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get null records in Sqlite from a Json [migrated]

I am a VERY new android user. I try to save a Json object into a sqlite data base in my android. I saw the Json array ok in android log but, in my slqlite db there is no info (all null). ¿What I am ...
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want to make server to connect to android application [closed]

i want to make Application server to get data from my android application and store it into database. so what is better method to do that? and what i should learn to to this server application. also ...
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Create directory from windows explorer

I have my phone connected to my PC using USB cable. No I can see my phone's files. I would like to create folder named tracks in directory This PC\My ...
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Android, dynamic graphs, video [closed]

I have to do some image processing on a video taken by an android phone. I should have a screen where is the video that we are taking and at the bottom the graph that corresponds(the graph is ...
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When developing for another person, which package name is recommended an who should upload the app to the Store? [closed]

I've been searching trough several sites to find a guide of packaging naming conventions and Play Store upload process for an app that is developed for a client/company, but all guides I found seem ...
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app cannot be installed on xperia z3

I found this app : http://www.aartbik.com/MISC/android.html w(it's android chess app with the network) but it does not install : for an unknown reason the installation requires the program to be able ...
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Most popular android devices for App test lab (QA) [closed]

I'm trying to build most complete android device lab for Application testing purposes. With a team of Android Developers we creating application that will be used across the globe (we hope) so we need ...
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How to tell what app or process periodically sends SMS messages?

About a week ago I purchased a T-Mobile SIM card and activated it on a $3/mo prepaid program. This program requires you to load your account with $3 per month to keep it alive, and these include 30 ...
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Android rss app that show notification when new item is add to feed [closed]

can someone help me with an example of source code for an app that get data from an rss feed and when a new item is add to trigger the notification in android notification bar with my app icon?
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Google's personal journal?

Recently, I was wondering why there is no preloaded note-taking tool on my phone, since it was pretty standard component of PIMs for cellphones for more than 15 year now (well, that's for ...
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List of apps that can be frozen?

Is there any list of apps that come preinstalled in stock Android from Google that can safely be frozen with Titanium backup? Like Google newstand, Slides, Google Play Movies etc?
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Couldn't move app android Z740 4.1.2

I recently bought a 32GB micro sd card and at first I could move my apps to my SD but suddenly it stopped moving them and it always gives me the error of couldn't move app every single time... please ...