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How to delete all photos from Google Nexus 5?

This seems like such a trivial thing to do, but I've working on this for hours without finding any way to do it. I have transferred all photos and videos from my Nexus 5 to my PC. Now I simply want ...
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Can Google Drive be deleted from a Samsung Galaxy Express?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Express phone running Android 4.1.2 Is there a way to delete Google Drive from the phone [without rooting it]? In the Application Manager, there is no DELETE button for Drive. ...
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Is there a delete log

Is there a way to see the time and date a photo was deleted off an android? I had a photo deleted off my phone and I am trying to figure out what time and day it was deleted.
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How to restore deleted Viber chats?

I lost all my viber chats & calls when I tried to migrate to a new phone. Thought transferring over the entire Viber folder to the new phone would do the trick but after activating Viber it didn't ...
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Is there a way to delete my information permanently from my phone?

I'm using huawei mate 8 and I'm willing to sell it but I need to delete my information from it permanently. ( photos, videos, contacts....)
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How do I remove a word in predictive text?

I have a Nexus One. How do I remove incorrect words from the built-in (NOT personal) dictionary? Nothing I've read on the internet tells me how to do this. Thanks.
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Recover viber deleted data

Hello I wanted to delete on my phone all of my viber chats in quick way so I deleted all data but Without knowing it rested the app and now the number I had on my viber I have no longer access on it ...
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Any way to mass delete duplicate texts?

I recently got a new phone and I restored my texts from my old device. However, something happened with the backup and now I have doubles or even triples of most of my messages. I have over 10000 ...
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Google contacts [duplicate]

I'm using an android phone (Samsung core prime) and all of my contacts numbers saved in 'google contacts'. There are no contacts in my 'phone storage' or 'sim card'. Now, my question is, if I reset my ...
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How to mass-delete messages matching a pattern?

I want to delete all SMS matching a specific pattern: e.g. "from my banking service + text contains phrase specific to one time code delivery + older than one day". Is there any standard way for ...
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Why Do I Have .APK Files in Every App Folder?

I have noticed .APK files in /Apps/[app name]/ directories and while I thought it supposed to be in /System/Apps/[app name]/ directory would it cause errors if I delete .APK files? I am also ...
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Delete contact list on samsung nexus cellphone

I want to delete my entire contact list from my samsung nexus, is there an easy way to accomplish this?
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Whatsapp delivered message a deleted message

I deleted a Whatsapp message that I sent while my phone was offline and the clock sign was there , I did not see the single tick sign (meaning that the message supposedly did not leave my phone). ...
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Deleted contact still appears in people list HTC M9

I have deleted a persons contact details and their number has disappeared from whatsapp and my phone list. However when ever I go onto the people tab, their name and full details still appear. I hold ...
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How can I secure-wipe free space?

Any way that I can securely wipe free internal storage on Android? I am not talking about secure deleting, but just wiping whatever is possible to recover.
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How to delete “phantom” file on Sony Google TV?

I was attempting to copy a large movie file from my NAS to my Sony Google TV, and apparently something happened during the transfer. It appeared to complete successfully, but the file is basically a "...
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How can I disable or delete a 4 digit VPN password I accidentally set in my ZTE SPEEDS N9130 phones settings after tapping on VPN?

I did this 2 days ago not realizing what I was doing. It has caused a "numeric keypad like" to be present on my phones screen everytime I go to do anything at all with the phone. It won't allow me to ...
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Is there a native way to find all the installed apps that have access to a phone feature?

Is there a native way to filter installed apps by permission (features they have access to)? For example, filter all the apps that have access to the camera. Looking to delete all the apps that have ...
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Wipe /data/ but not /data/media/ through ADB shell or fastboot

I know I can use fastboot -w or fastboot erase userdata, but these erase /data/media/, the internal storage which is located at /data/media/0/..., which I don't want. Is there a way that doesn't ...
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Delete dumpstate/logcat without dialer

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 wihtout SIM nor dialer app. It's gone out of memory so I'm trying to delete the log files which I suspect can be occupying about 1 GB. The issue is that I ...
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I Deleted files on internal storage but free space remains the same

I noticed I had 623MB free in my internal storage so I connected my Android to my Laptop and navigated to the Thumbnails folder which had lot of files and was big in size. I selected all files and ...
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Droid Explorer wont change anything (Delete, Paste, Uninstall)

I want change files in root but I can't. It can't delete any system file (No change). It can't add any file in system/app or anywhere in root! It can't uninstall any system app from system/app. (Droid ...
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Unable to delete old calendars from Microsoft Outlook Android App

Software: Microsoft Outlook App on Android Microsoft Outlook for Windows, version 2007 I currently have a work account which I have synced with my Android, and for some reason, all of the ...
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What if I erase an undelivered message

My questions are concerning Whatsapp. If I send a message, there are three indicators - one tick,two ticks and two blue ticks. If I delete it when it's still being sent (one tick),will the second ...
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How to clear a Folder (e.g. Downloads) automatically on a regular/scheduled basis?

There is a folder on an Android phone that continually fills with junk. Instead of clearing that folder manually on a regular basis, how can I setup up a way to have that folder be automatically ...
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is there a way to delete the picture on hangouts so they see it?retrieve picture

i wanted to recall a photo I sent to someone on accident. They are out of town so i know they haven't seen it yet. is there a way to delete the picture on hangouts so they see it?
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Samsung Galaxy S4 (root) cannot remove APK file [duplicate]

My Samsung Galaxy S4 have been inject some virus in /system/app. Now I root my phone and run rm command by root user, but still can not remove the APK file. The system show: rm failed for /system/app/...
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Getting rid of upgrade message

I have an HTC One m7 and had the Google Plus+ Edition 5.0.1 & 5.1 ROM flashed, but recently I flashed the SlimKat version of SlimROMS but I still get a message to upgrade to Android 5.1 but it ...
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Touchwiz deleted Galaxy S Duos. Phone doesnt work beyond language setting

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Duos with Root access. Recently I removed Touchwiz through Root Uninstaller. After uninstalling, the phone screen went blank. The only thing visible was the notification bar ...
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Editing / deleting “Only this event” in Android offline calendars

On some Android KitKat devices, calendar apps provide three options when editing or deleting a recurring calendar event in an offline calendar: Only this event This and future events All events in ...
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How to clear an Android device without losing root?

I am considering selling an Android (KitKat) phone that is rooted. Normally, when selling a phone, I would recommend performing a factory reset. Do root privileges typically survive a factory reset? ...
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Old contacts show on my partner's phone despite erasing it on mine

My partner tells me that number and names of contact I have deleted keep appearing as soon as I log on. I do NOT have these numbers and names in my contacts. How it is so? How can I fix that? Do I ...
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Delete a path too long

An unstable version of Android 5.1.1 caused a bootloop on my phone. I fixed things, but after the incident the 0 directory located inside /storage/emulated/0 dived DEEPLY DOWN. Now I can't delete ...
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I have to delete my deleted call logs permanently

I tried many apps like complete wipe,but I am unable to delete my deleted call logs permanently,whenever I start recovery program they show my deleted call logs can u please suggest how to permanently ...
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Is multi encryption a good way to wipe all traces of personal data before selling the phone?

I am going to sell my phone. It's a Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 from Germany running Android 5.0.1 "Lollipop". What I have done so far is to encrypt, reset, run camera until memory was full to override ...
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How to get a confirmation when deleting images?

I just bought the LG G4 (Android Lollipop) and I'm pretty concerned that there's no confirmation "dialog" or something when we delete images in the Gallery. Something like "Are you sure?". Because ...
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Recycle Bin for Lollipop?

I have an Samsung S5 running Lollipop v5. Does Lollipop have a concept of a "Recycling Bin" where deleted files go? Or is a file/picture really deleted when I delete it?
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How to remove unwanted system applications in Andriod on Samsung Tab 4 T231? [duplicate]

Several apps come preloaded on the tablet and I want to trash them. What's the way out?
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Cannot individually delete phone number from contact list

I have one or two contacts on the People app's list with two or more duplicated phone numbers. How do I delete them individually, without deleting the whole contact ? I don't see this option on the ...
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How Recover deleted data from internal memory of non rooted Moto G device?

This is my first post here :). My question is to recover accidentally deleted data from a Moto G (the device is not rooted and has Android 4.4.4 inside) with avoiding any potential data loss. So the ...
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Command to delete full sentences or dictation session?

Is there a way to delete entire sentences when using voice recognition? Perhaps the functionality I am asking about doesn't even exists?
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Android shows no lock screen, and homebuttons doesn't work after accidentally deleting MediaProvider.apk in MTK6582 device

I have an MTK6582 phone. I accidentally deleted MediaProvider.apk from /priv-apps folder including its .odex. Now it does not recognize SD card. So I did a factory reset, and now: there is no lock ...
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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 delete backed up Google+ photos off of the phone?

How can I delete backed up Google+ photos off of the phone? I know Flikr has support for this, and I don't think there is a way to do this natively with Google+, so is there a 3rd party app or utility?...
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How do I Delete the 5.0.1 OTA Update on my Rooted Nexus 4?

A while back I rooted my phone with the stock 5.0 image, and was then pestered by the OTA 5.0.1 update that came shortly after. Research led me to find a way to disable the event listeners that pop ...
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Deleting images on SD card is sometimes painfully slow, how can I speed it up?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with about 3G available storage on the device, and 40G available on a SD card. The Camera settings are to store photos on the SD card. When using the stock Gallery app to ...
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How to allow apps to delete SD card content

I have Android version 5.0 on two different devices and on both, if I delete any user content (e.g. photos, music) stored on the SD card it appears to be removed but moments later reappears exactly as ...
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Can't delete large thumbnail file

I have a very large thumbnail file on my phone (Note 2) which I can't delete. Does anyone know a way to get rid of it? The file is: /storage/emulated/0/DCIM/.thumbnails/1383441028546.jpg I've ...
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Can my Droid MAXX NOT delete everything if someone enters in the wrong password 10 times?

Recently someone was messing with my phone when they shouldn't have been, most likely playing with the password screen (I use the pattern thing with nine dots), and my phone factory reset. I'm trying ...
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Restrict/remove delete functionality

Is there any way to remove delete functionality from the easily accessible UI components, especially the photo gallery? It's way too easy to access and delete things you shouldn't, e.g. friends trying ...