For questions about Android apps in general. (Do not use if your question is for a specific application or about application development.)

learn more… | top users | synonyms (4)

0
votes
0answers
11 views

Search apps list using keyboard

When looking through the list of installed applications I am able to search for an app by name quickly using PC keyboard on Genymotion emulator or when I plug in an USB keyboard to my Galaxy S2 ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How to use Hardware composer component in Android? [on hold]

Using JB 4.2.2, my question is how to get hardware composer (HWC) component from java application ? My need is to get the complete supported HDMI resolution by the attached display device. Thanks, ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Hoe to restore Navigations after the last Android OS update? [duplicate]

I want to restore the Navigation app, which was deleted after the last Android OS update. It was replaced by the crap Maps that is useless which I cant uninstall because it replaced the factory ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

remove pre installed default menu

hello I have a "prestigio multipad 4 quantum 10.1" and it has pre-installed a default auto loaded menu, and when it boots it give me only one application choice and settings menu. It has 4.2 android ...
0
votes
2answers
73 views

KitKat - How to identify the REAL size of apps (app + datas + …) to be able to install other ones

I had an iPhone for 4 years and I now have a Samsung Galaxy S5 running KitKat 4.4.2. I've started the migration from the one to the other downloading my prefered apps. I've just downloaded 40 little ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Status and timeline

I have one friend of mine. I cannot see her status and last seen unless she is online. However, on others mobile they are able to see the same. I can send messages to her so that means she has not ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Is there an app that blocks certain search words on kindle fire?

I want to block certain words like "pornographic" on search engines like Yahoo, Google, Bing, etc without blocking my whole search engines. Is there anything on the kindle fire HD that can do that or ...
0
votes
1answer
672 views

My plague inc app keeps closing/crashing?

When I open the app, it works but when i try to start a game it closes/crashes. I don't get a crash report or anything. I've removed and reïnstalled the app, i've turned the tablet on and off again ...
0
votes
1answer
8 views

use apps in sony xperia z on pc [on hold]

My sony xperia z touchscreen broke recently.I cant even open my screen lock as I locked it with a pattern. I wish to use all my apps in my phone on my pc. Is there anyway I can use my apps on my pc.
0
votes
2answers
68 views

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.
0
votes
0answers
13 views

I created an app that app create a .csv file i want a copy of this file in download folder how can i create it [on hold]

try { File root = Environment.getExternalStorageDirectory(); File gpxfile = new File(root.getAbsolutePath(), ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

How to list apps, which have a permission to access the camera?

I am experiencing the problem with the mm-qcamera-daemon on a Nexus 5 with 4.4.4, as described in this question. I would like to know if there is a way to see which apps have a permission to access ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

how to call a library project from fragment [on hold]

I have a library project which open a pdf file.I created another project with pageviewer contain 3 fragments. i need to call this library on each fragment.I added the library main class to my manifest ...
2
votes
0answers
90 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
22 views

What email app can filter mail by size?

I'm looking for an Android email client (preferably free) for my Galaxy S4 that has the feature of filtering incoming email by size, that is: some kind of rule of the type: if email is more than ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Google Play downloads app to wrong tablet

I bought my daughter an Android tablet and tried to download Angry Birds onto it. It showed the message that app would be downloaded shortly, but it never did. A little while later, I logged onto my ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

MP3 player, that remembers current possition in all playlists or folders

Is there any MP3 player out there, that would remember current file and position in that file, not only for currently played playlist / folder, but also in all playlists / folders, that are added to ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

A lack of sim card in my android device crashing my apps? Why?

A weird problem I observed with my Micromax A116, android version 4.2.1. From the day I bought it, 8 months back, I have used both the sim slots. But the internal earphones were damaged & I ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

what is reason behind android update application [duplicate]

What things responsible for android update. . Means if i have a android phone which will not upgrade my os version . In this scenario , why it is not upgradable ?.. what factor make it .? Any ...
0
votes
0answers
488 views

not able to download apps in Micromax Unite 2

I recently bought a Micromax Unite 2. I can't download any app from the Play Store. In Settings->Storage>default write disk, I have selected as Internal SD card. The SD card it shows 5gb as ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

app for measuring RF and ELF? [on hold]

Is there an app that can measure the RF and ELF the phone/tablet itself emmits? Alternatively, how can you measure it another way?
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Samsung Galaxy S7562 Force application to start on power up?

Is there a way to force an application to start automatically on every power up on my Samsung Galaxy S7562? Thx
1
vote
1answer
32 views

how to get a list of latest apps released on playstore sorted with date?

I was wondering if there is any way to get a list of recently released apps, sorted according to date added from google playstore.
1
vote
1answer
45 views

How install python interpreter on an android device

I cant download the http://code.google.com/p/android-scripting/ because in my country is block this URL. Where can I install the python app for android
2
votes
1answer
587 views

How to watch videos with Hebrew subtitles?

I've bought an adapter for watching movies and tv shows from my smartphone (galaxy s3) to the big screen tv. For some reason, all of the video player apps I've tried so far have problems with ...
91
votes
22answers
25k views

What are the alternative Android app markets?

How many competing Android markets (other than Android Market itself) are there and are they any good? I know that there are at least two others: SlideME and AppBrain which I have looked at and seem ...
0
votes
2answers
30 views

Will launcher dry the battery quickly?

I like to install doldol launcher will it dry battery quickly? or maintain battery backup normal like default launcher?
1
vote
0answers
44 views

Insufficent space for downloading APP from Play store [duplicate]

I am using a Micromax Canvas HD, which has an internal memory of 2Gb and the free memory is 1.3 Gb I also have an 8Gb memory card on which the free memory is about 3.2 Gb and I'm am still getting the ...
2
votes
1answer
178 views

Reachability feature like in iPhone 6

I've got Nexus 4 and not big enough hands to be able to fully control my phone with one hand. I've seen an amazing feature on iPhone 6 called "Reachability mode" (when home button is double tapped, ...
1
vote
3answers
28k views

How to solve “application not be installed” error

I am facing an application can not be installed error on my Samsaung Galaxy S Plus whenever I try to install applications. I have already allowed installation from unknown sources, but it didn't work. ...
1
vote
5answers
1k views

Find what app is causing popups, NOT in notification bar

I am getting these popups regularly. They do not appear in the notification center so I can't find out what app is causing them. The only app I can think of that I have installed recently, I have ...
3
votes
2answers
10k views

How to reset the device information in Google Play Store?

I was using Samsung Galaxy with android, then I bought the new Motorola DROID RAZR using same SIM card. when I'm trying to download any app from Google Play Store, it still refers to my previous ...
-2
votes
0answers
8 views

How Multiplies data from the SeekBar with other data [closed]

I want to create my first application, which is multiplied by the input data from the seekbar with prices: I want to create an application to calculate benefit plan. input: minutes SMS data First ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

History of installed/uninstalled apps

I don't know if there is already a thread about this particular issue, but if so forgive me. I would like to know how can I see the date when I installed and uninstalled a certain app some time ago ...
-1
votes
0answers
19 views

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 Keyboard Issue

I am using thins phone for last one year. The issue is that it fell down and then it became slow in processing any app. I recently reinstalled the software. Now this is working fine. But the Keyboard ...
-2
votes
0answers
27 views

How does GPS device communicate with a mobile phone application? [on hold]

I Have GPS device on a vehicle. I am trying to make application which tracks the vehicle when it is moving. I have this basic doubt that How does the GPS device will connect and communicate with the ...
20
votes
3answers
5k views

Are iOS apps faster than android apps since android apps are interpreted?

Android apps are interpreted rather than compiled. Does this make them slower than iOS apps at runtime?
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Why doesn't Android store the packages as binaries like on other Linux distros?

On Ubuntu, it doesn't store apps as deb files it stores them as plain compiled code. Why doesn't Android do that instead of using Jit and cache? Wouldn't it be more efficient to just compile it ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Can you identify this 'N' app running in the status bar?

This 'N' thing in the status bar is new and I don't know which app it is. I've looked in the applications list but can't find anything unusual. I think it also changed the wallpaper without asking. ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Connectbot post-login automation commands not working on Win 7 system

Also tried VX-Connectbot. Post login commands don't work on a Win7 system. Is this a known issue? If yes, are there any workarounds? Is there any other FREE ssh client that has this facility- run ...
29
votes
1answer
120k views

How can I stop applications and services from running?

When my phone starts up there are several application/services running in the background that I would rather not. And when I press the Home button while using an app, that app usually goes into the ...
0
votes
3answers
54 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

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 :)
0
votes
3answers
8k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

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 ...
33
votes
7answers
9k views

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?