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how do i solve android gradle build error in android 2.1.1 [on hold]

how do i solve the following error on my project complied by android studio 1.8 and trying running it on android 2.1.1
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I turned off some apps that were necessary, now things dont' work

I have a Samsung Galaxy 3, around a year old. Recently it started spontaneously rebooting all the time (like every ten minutes). I looked on line for possible explanations, and found sites telling ...
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Android app identifier?

Is there such a thing as a searchable database or a website anywhere online where someone can type in the name of an app or a package name and see a summary of what the app is for, if it is a system ...
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Testing malicious Android app

Android StackExchange users! I have one APK file, which my hypothesis claims it's a malware. Also, I believe the app read my photos or videos without permission, and constantly uploads them to some ...
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Android emulator problems

I read all advices for speeding up emulator, and I can say now that's okay. It's need about 5 minutes to get all up, but problems is that my application won't start...I just see white screen...On my ...
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Does the Bluelight Filter for Eye Care app really work?

Does the Bluelight Filter for Eye Care app really work? Can you tell me why it is helpful to protect eyes?
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Looking app for ad blocker and p*** blocker [on hold]

I'm looking an app that runs over all apps for ad blocking and adult site filtering. I work always on computer and I'm using apps for this on my computer, as admuncher (for ad blocking on all browser) ...
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Prevent apps opening links in Chrome Custom Tabs (i.e. open in default browser directly)

Not long ago, Google added a new feature called Chrome Custom Tabs since Chrome 45 on Android JellyBean or later. What are Chrome Custom Tabs? App developers face a choice when a user taps a ...
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Determine app that keeps turning on bluetooth

I recently got back from a holiday without internet, when I got back heaps of my apps updated and one of them now continuously turns my Bluetooth on. How can I determine which app it is? I have a ...
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My Android Laptop does not recognize USB devices, and Bluetooth doesn't work [on hold]

I just got an Android laptop, an A10 Flex Lenovo 10.1 inch Touch Quad Core Android netbook. I can't install any apps on it, and it's not recognizing USB devices or any external drives. Also, the ...
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Android WebView is showing blank screen after loading [on hold]

Android WebView is showing blank screen after loading in xiaomi mi3w device.
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How to make android app for MCQ test ? [on hold]

I am a beginner in android app world. I have made one basic android puzzle. Now I want to make one MCQ android app where I can manage question and answer dynamically. So any one please suggest me how ...
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Discrepancy between sizes of apps listed in Play Store vs. actual installed app size

The Play Store lists the size of all apps available in their store. When a user downloads and installs apps, the actual sizes reported by Android are often larger than the sizes listed by the Play ...
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Android wifi-direct api for support Multi-group Networks [on hold]

My application need to create multi-group wifi-direct communication.But after testing I find that none of the following scenarios are feasible in Android: 1) a device plays the role of P2P client in ...
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com.android.launcher3 this shows up on my gmail history, what is it?

I am always signed into my gmail on my phone. Today checking my gmail history on my computer I notices this app pops up allot. What is it and what does it do?? com.android.launcher3
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Will deleted apps be restored when I reset factory data?

I need to reset my phone to get it back to what it was like when I first bought it. If I reset it to factory settings, will the apps I've deleted be restored as well? If not how do I find and restore ...
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Auto refreshing the signal

When we go to the area where signal is not reachable, we experience "Emergency calls only" or "No service". But after coming-out from that area we sometime found phone is not receiving signal and ...
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Is force stopping an app equivalent to uninstalling it, as far as increasing the performance of a phone is concerned?

Suppose I force stop an app and it stays that way for long. Will this boost the performance of my phone in the same way as uninstalling the app would?
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Problem in purchasing on Anroid apps [on hold]

When I tried to purchase coins from a app it said "Failed to make purchase.Please check your Internet Connection and try again" . And again on other app while making purchase same problem arises . ...
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problem of pasting password on each video [on hold]

How can I encrypt the player not the video to be able to paste the password once for all the video I encrypt for a particular device
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Can I get an app package name as a Tasker Variable upon a package updated event?

I'm trying to use Tasker to create custom notifications with AutoNotification with the Event Context of "Package Updated *". But what I really need is to know if when a package is updated, does the ...
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Why are some apps hidden and how to unhide them

For example, on my Galaxy Tab 7.7 Plus (SC-01E) running Android ICS, the Phone app APK is installed but does not show up in my app drawer. It will actually show up if it is called by a widget, but ...
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Why aren't my app icons showing up after installed?

I have Moto X Style phone having Android 6.0. Today I installed "Stereo Bluetooth Headset SBH52" app on my phone, but I am not able to open this app because there is no app launcher icon in the ...
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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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Timelaps applications [on hold]

can you recommend some good free timelaps application? Do you have any experience? I'd like something with sofisticated settings. Thanks (I hope this is not somehow forbidden here to ask, if so, I am ...
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Why no default theft control app in android OS [on hold]

I was wondering why the android community have not created an built in app. To track lost phone which gets activated on events like sim change and sends sms/email/sos to some recipient. I guess it ...
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Apps disappear after restart

After an android update, my apps disappeared. The apps cannot be seen in the apps list, and they are seen as 'com.something.something' in the settings app manager. Some of the apps are not in the SD ...
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Uber Rider hangs on launch

I am running Cyanogenmod 12.1 on a Nexus 5. It include SE-Linux in enforcing mode and Privacy Guard. Cyanogenmod does not provide a store, so I fetched Uber from Google Play using a download service ...
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Is it possible to install Android apps on mobile running Cyanogen OS?

I have a doubt on Cyanogen OS. Can I install Android apps (e.g. from Play Store) on mobile (e.g. Lenovo Zuk Z1) running Cyanogen OS?
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How to color status bar and navigation bar

I really like that my status bar and navigation bar have the same colour with a running software without rooting, because I don't like black navigation bar, is there any way? If it's impossible ...
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How to know the feed sources in an android app made by appyet?

I want to know the rss link used in the apps created by appyet sites. I tried to decompile it and I don't know wheer I can find the rss feed link . Here's some apps that is made by appyet and I want ...
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Menu Button for Android 5.0 / Lollipop

I recently upgraded from an Android 4.4/KitKat Samsung S4 to an Android 5.0/Lollipop Asus Zenfone 2. On my Android 4.4 device, there was a menu button on the bottom left. On my new Zenfone there is no ...
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How to know which installed app can show before my native lock screen?

My question stems from this question about an app showing a custom view (with ads) before the lock screen. As of now none of the answers there provides a technical way to filter out the concerned app ...
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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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Unable to play Snapchat videos

I have a samsung galaxy ace and I am unable to view most videos on snapchat that people send to me. I and have tried to rectify the problem by downloading mx player and vlc player and updating to ...
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Webview of a YouTube Channel [closed]

In my App I used a simply webview in my MainActivity.class. I put a link to a YouTube channel into it, everything works fine but if I start a video the button for fullscreen mode is missing. Can ...
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Free Android App patent problem [on hold]

If I upload my new developed app to google store and make it free to download, Do I pay anything to owner of patent? I wrote a board game for android, but this game can be patented(design patent) if ...
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App for long audio? [migrated]

I'm listening to a 22 hour audio book in a single file on my Android. I've tried 3 music apps so far and it's almost impossible to rewind in all of them. I want to be able to change the current play ...
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virus notice and asking for update and requires update immediately [closed]

, in cse of your data being hacked, an update is required Samsung SM-G900W8 So it says download app update Google Play Install. Open to finish
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Build a Buy/Sell App [closed]

I am a newbie to android(Java Dev with 5 yr exp).I want to build an andriod marketplace app where we can buy and sell stuff. How should I start?I have downloaded Andriod SDK IntelliJ. I know its a ...
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Send string from Android to PC using bluetooth [closed]

I'm a newbie in Android, and a had some problems transfering simple data from my Android Device to my PC. I developed a Java App to receive the data and i want help to develop the Android App. This ...
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How to minimize apps/games without restart?

Recently i playing a games called Clash of kings. But when i minimize this game and opean again. This game is automatically restart. So, Is there any way to minimize this game and open again without ...
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Apps updated, now I get an unknown lock screen with ads [duplicate]

After finally doing a bunch of updates, suddenly every now and then some random lock screen with ads showed. Which app is causing this?
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Android woo-commerce Rest API [closed]

I am using WordPress woo-commerce rest API in my mobile app,while accessing rest API by postman I could access all the required API values.But when I am accessing API in android i get error message ...
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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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How can I track my days activities on Android (Similar to Track and Share on iPhone)?

There is a app called "Track and Share" available for iPhone. This app helps us track as to how we spend our day, doing what activities and doing what category of activities. I wonder how I could ...
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Mint app constantly asking for password

Even after entering the password, a screen comes up every few days asking it to be re-entered. How can this be muted?
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Storage problem?

I'm having a weird issue. I'm using a Sony Xperia Z1s running lollipop. I noticed a few days ago that Spotify was giving me a notification that says "No Storage Area Found. Check the device storage ...
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Why apps move from SD card to phone memory after upgrade and how to avoid it?

After upgrade of any app - apps move back from SD Card to phone memory. After that, to save phone memory, I have to move upgraded app back to SD card. Is any possibility to avoid this because it is ...
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Is 2 GB RAM not enough to use Android Studio? [closed]

I'm new to Android Development, and I have a Macbook Air with only 2 GB Memory and 1.6 GHz Processor. Currently, whenever I open Android Studio-and especially when I use the emulator- my computer ...