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Restricted User Access to Specific in App Settings

I have kind of a strange question. I'm currently developing an Android application that will be used both internally at my company and externally by clients. I'm looking to limit the available ...
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HTC Desire X switches on random applications when WIFI switched off

My HTC desire switches on random applications like weather accu, torch etc. when I switch off Wi-fi. Any idea why is this happening? I have tried factory reset and no luck - the problem still occurs. ...
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Batch image editing [on hold]

Does anyone know of an Android application that allows you to edit multiple images? I want to put a color filter on several images. I am able to do this one image at a time with Wizard Cut, but it's ...
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My new Nexus 7 doesn't allow me to receive apk files with bluetooth

I have just got a Nexus 7, and I am trying to send an app that i made into my Nexus, neither sending it with my phone using bluetooth or directly from my laptop using bluetooth works: on my phone it ...
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Changing the default ports for an application

I have to use a public WiFi service that blocks a number of ports related to online games (Clash of Clans mostly). On a pc this wouldn't be a problem to get around, on a phone though, I'm not so sure. ...
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Google Now suddenly disappeared

I'm running Android 4.2.2 on a Galaxy Nexus with the February 13, 2013 update of Google Search installed. Google Now was working great until it suddenly ceased to appear today. Widgets now display ...
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All of a sudden so many apps stop working

All of a sudden a lot of apps don't work any more, and some randomly give messages "unfortunately ________ has stopped working". Is there any way to go about trouble shooting this? Shazam and Strava ...
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What Internet protocol is used by google play store? [on hold]

I know this is not programming question but i really want to know what internet protocol is used by google play store, as of know i am thinking they are using HTTPS but i am not sure about whether ...
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Can we play flash file in android tab like standalone application? [on hold]

I have create a flash swf with some scripting on it. Can i copy that to my android tab and use it like how i do on my computer?
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Apps Startup on Power Up [duplicate]

When I turn my phone on, many apps also turn on in the background. This slows down my phone. How do I shut them down? Why is the OS built this way? Doesn't make sense to me.
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Which online platform is best to learn android apps nd games development? [on hold]

Nowadays I m searching for video lectures for android apps nd games development.I checked lynda.com but here video lectures are related to old android version.Kindly share me which platform is best ...
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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 ...
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Android apps said 1st time installation

Actually I have got snapdeal app for appshare. When I install that app it said already this device registered. I dont asking here about how to hack this. But I want to know How they know about my ...
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Not enough space error when trying to install. but DRASTIC

Ok, there are dupplicates of this post. I've seen them, I've read them, and they didn't help. I could perfectly install apps until I tried to update SnapLock through their own app. Not enough space ...
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How to transfer apps, contacts and settings between two identical phones?

OS: 2.1 Phone: Samsung Vibrant (Galaxy S) I'm having trouble with my new Samsung Vibrant (it constantly reboots) and I'm going to return it for a replacement unit. How can I transfer all of my phone ...
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QR scanner that doesn't want to access my contact list

(I am new to Android and to this site, so please bear with me if my question is extremely stupid and if I got the tags all wrong. Feel free to improve, though.) I want an app to scan the occasional ...
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How to a “Service” in background can catch up event the applicaton has been installed [on hold]

Problems: My application has a widget and also a service be run background. The widget was displayed on the screen. Then end user installs the new application from Play Store (The widget and new ...
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Where Android apps store data?

Could you list all possible directories where Android apps may store data, providing description what kind of data are stored in each directory?
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What are android folders myrecord/acrosspromote?

Moto G, android 4.4.4 What are the folder and its subfolder: myrecord/acrosspromote/? which app creates them? in the subfolder I have some weird files like cachedAcrossPromotespec.txt, in its text ...
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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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Can you fully remove Google system apps from Android including the Play Store updates?

Believe it or not, but I want to remove a few Google Apps which I have no use for and want to free up space, resources and mobile data usage by not having them on my phone at all. These include: ...
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take snapshot of inside device information

Is there an APP can take a snapshot of device in real time? if I experienced a problem of my phone, for example, can not make call, can not download or watch video, I would like to take a snapshot of ...
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Where to place a binary file to make it executable from all apks on device?

I have a binary that I want to make executable by all Applications on my Android device, just like the commands in /system/bin (ls, etc.). What is the best way of doing this? Does it have to be in ...
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Stream sound from app to external IP [on hold]

I am building an android music player that can stream all the sound generated by my app to an external IP rather than playing it to speaker/headset over wifi. Basically I want to route all the sound ...
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what is the most essential parts for a Reader App (display *.txt file)? [on hold]

I want to create an app for display *.txt file. So how many parts the app has? From both funtional logic and UI design Is there complete project on Github for this task?
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Android does not download any files from untrusted CA certificate site

I work on a site that serves mobile phones and shares some file. When I publish my site in http everything works great. But when I activate SSL and publish my site via HTTPS with my own certificate, ...
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Switching primary LINUX PC display to connected android device

On inserting ANDROID device via USB..We should switch of our primary display and switch to the connected android device and control the screen. We are exploring this possibility to control our GTK ...
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Android 5.0 lollipop update problem [duplicate]

I have installed the new Android Lollipop 5.01 on my phone, the Moto G, update is slow, what is the reason? Android 5.0 Lollipop is now upon us, and while you might be rejoicing at all the new ...
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Is it possible to bulk download photos from Google photos app?

I have lost my phone and want to bulk download all the photos that were auto backed-up to the Google photos app to the album/gallery on my replacement phone. Is this possible? P.S. I'm new here, ...
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Updating the system app “messages” on 4.2.2

On Aptoide there was an update for the system SMS app Messages. I updated,and it continually crashed so I uninstalled the updates and reverted to factory. It is now at the bottom of the Settings / ...
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How to fix Acer Tab. Iconia one 7

Hello can you help me fix my acer tab? I start to play a game then in the midway it force exits and prompted an error saying "Unfortunately [app] has stopped!" I noticed that the app icon in ...
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How to move Android folder to SD Card?

I want to install heavy game ( Wolfs among Us ) on phone, it requires 2.5GB. I don't have that much space to even download game, but I do have 3 GB of free space on SD card. Game installs itself only ...
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How to Detect Which App is Accessing Bluetooth from a Pop-up

I have a new Huawei Ascent Mate 2 4G Android phone and once in a while I get a message that some application tries to use bluetooth and make my phone discoverable for few hundred seconds. How do I ...
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how to retrieve data stored in android apps

I am using Moto G. downloaded a video through android app.I am able to play video through app. Where to tracethis video in phone memory and get this video for using in other devices
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After adding icon to home screen, the icon in the apps screen remains

I have put a few applications in a folder on the home screen, but their icons are still displayed on one of the apps screens. How can I remove those still on the apps screen?
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How do i know various activities (processes) that an app or the system has? Like what activity is triggered to take a screen shot or to open an app?

I want to write a script to automate a procedure that is, open a app and take its screenshot and then after taking screen shot close it. I want this to happen like twice a day. Is there any app in ...
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My apps status suddenly become “not installed on the phone”, even the google play store!

I have been searching online for problem similar to my case but unfortunately didn't manage to find any solution to my case. INFO Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100T droid version 4.03 STORY I didn't do ...
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can you help me to find apps manage or account & sync ootion in my account? [closed]

I couldn't find any apps manage or account & sync opts in my account setting pls help
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Accidentally deleted Photos app on Galaxy s5?

I was looking for apps to disable and I disabled the Photos app. I know it can't be deleted, so I reset it. Now I can't find it in the Disabled apps or application manager. Is it gone forever? How can ...
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Android Studio, How to display sentences randomly using a button click? [closed]

I'm a beginner in android app development and I started from scratch. I am currently working on a tutorial (http://www.designcourse.com/videos/howtomakeanappforandroidfullappdevelopmenttutorial/ 191) ...
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Android RecyclerView.OnScrollListener how to check scrolloing up and down [closed]

I am using a recyclerview. I want to hide the actionbar when the user scrolls up and show the actionbar when the user scrolls down. I think it can be implemented only by adding OnScrollListener. But ...
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recent songs are showing up in files but not on music apps

Recently when I download new songs onto my droid RAZR maxx they appear in my files in the music folder along with all of my other songs, but don't show in the music app. I have checked all over the ...
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Is there an android app to measure who talks most in a conversation? [closed]

There is an iphone app called Talk-o-meter that can measure who dominates in a conversation. I searched a lot for an equivalent android one, but couldn't find any. Anyone aware of such an app ? EDIT ...
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what apps does the Acer Iconia Tab 8 come with [closed]

I dont have a tablet but I will buy an Acer Iconia tab 8 or a lenovo Miix 3 - 8 inch. I have a laptop, the tablet will be used for listening to music, watching movies when im in bed, on a bigger ...
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Google Developer account Termination [closed]

My google developer account got terminated few days back. They said that I violated intellectual property. But now can I open a different Admob and Google play developer account under my brothers ...
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Call someone using computer headset [closed]

There seem to be a lot of applications that allow you to remote control the mobile phone for SMS/MMS/Notifications and even initiate/take calls from your computer. What I would like to do is to not ...
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How to uninstall an application without removing the user data?

The title says it all. Say I have an application, a game for instance. Which I wish to uninstall from my phone, and reinstall sometime in the future. However, I don't want my game save to be lost. ...
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How to uninstall “not installed” apps

I just found out that some apps that I uninstall from my tablet are still listed in "all apps" section by my device, although marked as "not installed": Apps List (click image for larger variant) ...
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Why is this app so slow at downloading?

I recently started using Dropsync, and it does exactly what I'd like it to do in terms of syncing my MP3 collection by automatically downloading when I've added new songs. I bought the pro version. ...