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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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how to print from android by Programmable?

i have a code to print a text file using java. i will mentions that code below. This program working fine in java. but i want to use this program in ANDROID. if that is not possible means, please ...
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What does Google do with a report a user sends regarding the application issue?

Normally there are many bugs in an application. It could be unwanted behaviour(app crashing, screen flickers, app store crashed while downloading etc.) , the app failed to start or the unwanted pop ...
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html href not working on latest Android versions device [on hold]

i am using the phonegap command-line interface , i build apps through command line like : phonegap build android my problem is that html href not working on latest Android versions device like ...
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want to add google analytics to the phonegap android project [on hold]

I want to add the google analytics to my phonegap android project. i already have the tracker id for mobile app which is generated on google analytics. And i dont have config.xml file in my phonegap ...
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Install apps on Android Phone automatically when installed in BlueStacks

I am developing an Android application, and I have to constantly mail the apk to myself to download to phone. I also use Bluestacks app player for testing. But also verify app in my own phone. Is ...
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Alarm clock with “NumPad digits” [on hold]

When I type the digits for when the alarm rings, I want it to be in the same layout as when you type the numpad. 7 8 9 4 5 6 1 2 3 Having it 3x3 will make it much faster than sliding Hours and ...
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How to kill 3rd party application programmatically on non-rooted device? [on hold]

I am creating an app, in which i would like to block any app for a time period as specified by the user. To block i thought of killing the task/ process. But i came to know that 3rd party app cannot ...
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Newbie to Android with a small Project Idea, need leads [on hold]

I'm a newbie to android, just started with the basics of Android, This project thought entered in my mind, when SMART PHONES were not allowed into the ODC of the Organization, They have to be kept ...
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Need a file explorer that supports root as well as showing the folder size

There seems to be a serious dearth of quality apps on Android. I'm having memory issues in my Xperia L phone and I'm trying to determine the root cause. (No it's not the Album memory leak issue - I've ...
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Galaxy Note GT-N7000 won't connect to Google apps on Wi-Fi

My Samsung Galaxy Note says it's connected to my Wi-Fi at home, and I can get onto some websites. Google Mail, Google Search and Google Maps are not connected, but all will work if I switch Wi-Fi ...
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Exception occurred during code generation for WSDL [on hold]

i am getting the following error i don't know how to resolve it!! java.lang.LinkageError: org/apache/xml/dtm/ref/dom2dtm/DOM2DTMdefaultNamespaceDeclarationNode ...
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NDK shared library undefined reference [on hold]

I'm trying to link shared library libmakcom.so that I compiled in another android project to my project nativesocket. the jni folder contain those files Android.mk libmakcom.so makcom.h ...
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Several ports (8005, 8080, 8009) required by Tomcat Server at localhost are already in use [on hold]

I'm getting the following error Several ports (8005, 8080, 8009) required by Tomcat v7.0 Server at localhost are already in use. The server may already be running in another process, or a system ...
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replace app it was removed by mistek

When I was going to factory setting for reset my mobile system after setting my previous aap is not present in my mobile. So now what I do for recover it.
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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 ...
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Alarm Manger is not triggering broadcast receiver exactly at Specified Time [on hold]

Requirement : I want to trigger alarm and execute broadcast receiver every 3 minutes exactly,But alarm is not triggering exactly every 3 minutes,here is my code,Any help?? Alarm Manager ...
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App to download from given links automaticaaly over Wifi [on hold]

I have a Desktop at home and I need to download various things for it over college wifi(eg. softwares, Liux OS's etc) What I need is a application, that would accept links(preferably in text format) ...
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Is it possible to create a game that uses the built in Keyboard? [on hold]

I know the keyboard is probably built into the Android OS and I have a simple game idea, sort of like a word game, but is it possible to create a game that uses this in the game itself?
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Game Error after moving to another country

I've recently moved to Switzerland and now after the move I can't play Clash of Clans, Fun Run or any other online game with internet requirements. I can open the application but it doesn't ...
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Allowing some application to access my Gallery

While allowing some android applications to access my gallery, am i allow them also view all my pictures, downloads etc? Or are they only be able to pick an image for example when i use an image ...
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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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What is YGPS and why does it have every permission that's in the book?

I have a FairPhone One. From time to time I look in the system settings and the battery usage to see what is draining the battery. I've disabled anything I don't use, including a number of builtins ...
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Capturing LTE(?) voice packets with Shark for Root

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE. I installed Shark for Root but it only captures web traffic. I am assuming that LTE uses data to transmit calls as well (probably SIP) as everything is data these ...
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Dual epub reader [closed]

I have started using my tablet for reading epubs and I have found a lot of different versions of the same book. So, is there any application that allows me to compare, i.e. to see both versions in a ...
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How to identify when a new version of the app is installed on the device? [closed]

If I make changes to the source code for example an Acivity and deploy the app to device or an emulator, what changes that I can use to identify that the application is changed? PackageInfo.signature ...
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Exit android application [closed]

The following code doesnt exit my android application, but invokes the previous activity. finish(); System.exit(0); When I used system.exit(0) in the first activity of my app, the app ends.
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how can connect my PC with mobile android [closed]

I need to connect my PC as Server with Mobiles Android to send warning from my application to all mobiles Any one Can help me , I need that
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won't let me download apps due to “insufficient storage” but I have 1.15GB free? [duplicate]

THIS IS DRIVING ME CRAZY! So about three days ago my phone uninstalled all of my apps due to my phone storage being full, so I went and purchased a 64GB memory card so that I could download the apps ...
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Application folder naming convention

I was just wondering why the naming of some folders on android is such: com.dropbox.android com.android.browser
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Android L Preview After device unlock Contacts app open

In My Nexus 5 after I unlock my device ervery time contacts/people app is open up automatically. Do I Need to change any settings??
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Making Calls with Google Voice on Nexus 5

I'm wondering how(if possible) I can use the Google voice technology on my Nexus 5. I have it downloaded it on my laptop and it works great, but I'm unable to download it on my nexus 5 (the app is ...
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Application to block icon movements on home pages [duplicate]

Is there an application that doesn't allow me to move icons on the home page when I long press them in order to prevent accidental movements? So for instance if I long press the Camera icon on the ...
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Beginner with Android [closed]

Please i have a question about devices.. i'm beginner with Android, i followed some tutorials, it's really very interesting. I started running a simple application using the emulator .. now I want to ...
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DLNA server that handle subtitles

Is there any DLNA server which is able to serve subtitles for smart tv (LG 42LA620s - model 2013). I have tried Pixel Media Server and few others with no success, while PLEX on Windows is working ...
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How to find an app is compatible with Intel based Android device or not?

Intel based Android devices are in the market now and I am drooling over new Asus Zenfone series (which packs Intel Atom processors). However, I am concerned with app compatibility issues. If an app ...
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Insufficient space message when downloading applications [duplicate]

I am using a Huawei y210d, and when I try to install any app, after downloading I get an insufficient space warning. Can anyone tell me how I can solve this problem?
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How to change the demo OS in Sony xperia tablet z

I have bought a sony xperia tablet z yesterday.. the showroom dint have the stock right now, so he sold me the demo piece in the display.. it is working fine, so i took it.. but after using it i ...
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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 install Amazon FR app alongside Amazon (US)

This might be as simple as: It cannot be done. I am an American living in Europe. I have an android phone with multiple accounts (one for each country where I reside). I would like to be able to ...
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Samsung Apps / Gear (for 2 neo) Manager on Custom Rom

I've just installed Paranoid Android 4.41 on my galaxy S3 I have a gear 2 neo which needs samsung apps to download Gear Manager, or all files related to Gear Manager Does anyone know where to find ...
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Do apps that claim to increase SD card performance really work? Strain on card?

I was recommended an app today that supposedly increases the r/w cache on the SD card. By default it's set to 128kb. I'd imagine this works in a similar fashion to a BufferedReader (in java). My ...
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Optimally using an SD card

I have a Galaxy Note 3. I have 64GB internal storage, and a 64GB SD card (SanDisk Extreme Plus). How do I get the best use out of my SD card? I switched Google Play Music's download cache to the SD ...
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How do I import a downloaded font into the Phonto app?

I am trying to import a font that I downloaded from http://dafont.com site into the Phonto app. I am using WinZip on my PC. I have the HTC One phone. I have no clue what to do.
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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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Simplest way to transfer files from PC to Android device (wireless)

What's the simplest way to transfer files (often around 100 MB) from PC to Android device, with wireless connexion ? Should I use an application for this? Remark 1 : I want to set "wifi=off" after ...
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downgrade resolution of nexus 5 to improve battery

I was just wondering if i can downgrade the screen resolution of nexus 5 to 720p instead of 1080p can it improve the battery life ? is it possible to achieve this ? If yes than how ?
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How do I secure/encrypt SD card data transparent to apps?

Are there any off-the-shelf options for securing the contents of an SD card so that files written by apps writing to SD are encrypted? If so, what is the best option? I'm looking for something for ...
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How can I trick or force an app to work on an unsupported device?

I recently purchased an iMito MX1 mini-pc. I was disappointed to find that Hulu Plus is not fully supported on my device. I am able to download the app just fine, but I get an in-app error message ...
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Xolo / Lava Debugging Issues

I'm planning to buy XOLO Play Tab 7.0. Basically for application development & debugging. I want to know, if there are any common issues like: if can't connect to usb debugging. Or, problems ...