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Whenever I try to download an app, it keeps wanting to download it to my old Android phone

I bought a used Coolpad, but like new. Whenever I try to download an app, be it an old one already installed on old phone or a new, never before loaded one, it keeps wanting to send data to old phone, ...
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What's the cause of “Application not installed” error?

So I just downloaded the nightly version of Firefox (ARMv6) apk and when I install, I get the following error message:- This, isn't a very friendly message.. what could be the cause? How do I find ...
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Mysterious “Installation Failed” and reboots

Non-programmer here. I've noticed recently a message popping up on my 4.1.2 Galaxy S3 running stock firmware (except I have root) build number JZO54K.T999UVDMD5. This was happening before I rooted it ...
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Android Os problem

I necessarily deleted a folder called app (it contained the basic apps .apk files and other files for example: calculator.apk) on my samsung galaxy mini. After that everything seemed to froze, so I ...
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How to find out my Galaxy Nexus' version? (maguro, toro or toroplus) [duplicate]

I have a Galaxy Nexus phone. I want to install JellyBean manually, but I don't know which one of these I should download. How do I know if my phone is maguro, toro or toroplus?
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How to Remove Autostart for Certain Apps? [duplicate]

is there any way you can install an app (for instance WhatsApp) on Android 4.2.1 ICS but at the same time remove its autorun properties sothat it becomes a standalone app and ONLY uses memory, ...
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Can I install Skype on my xperia?

I want to install Skype on my xperia x10 but I cannot find it in the market when I go to Skype.com/m and try to download it, I get the following message: item not found A friend of mine who has ...
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1answer
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CM7.2 Viber installing problem

I'm on HTC Wildfire S With my stock ROM I can use all versions of Viber But on CM7.2 I can't install newer version than 2.0.x.xxxxxx (I didn't try every version, but the 2.2. and 2.1. installing ...
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1answer
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How do I install an app with system-rights on a non-rooted smartphone?

I would like to install logcat as system-app on a non-rooted phone. Is that possible (using adb without root-access)?
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Android web market always gives error

I am getting error for almost all the apps while I am trying to install from web android market (market.android.com), it gives error "This item cannot be installed in your device's country.". But same ...
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Install application in SD card or external USB drive without root?

Is it possible any of the following in a non-rooted Android device? Install an application "manually" (without using Android Market/Google Play) Install an application in an external SD card Install ...
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1answer
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How to install apps into android device without internet connection? [duplicate]

I have: A Windows XP with internet connection. The .apk file in the computer. A USB cable. A rooted android device with sdcard. I do not have: WiFi connection for my android device. Any file ...
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How to install android 3.2 on an android TV box?

I'm looking for a way to install android 3.2 on an android TV box which is running android 2.3. Is it possible? if possible can someone give me some tips for it please?
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1answer
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Samsung Galaxy-s blocks the app to install after download

Why I can not install the app after download on galaxy s, if the app is not from the play store it blocks the app to install. I know there is an option on new models of galaxy, if it blocks your app ...
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Some Apps not Installing on CM 10.1

I've recently installed CM 10.1 on my Xperia ZL. Everything seems to be working fine except that i can't installed some apps on it. For example Contact+ doesn't install on it and gives the following ...
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1answer
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How to install Android to any phone very first time?

I know this sounds weird one. But I have a Motorola Photon 4g which has got corrupted or some unstable ROM. I am facing 15-20 blackouts and restarts. This led to think like that. I want to know the ...
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How can I restrict a user's ability to modify settings or install apps?

Our team is planning to buy around 10 Android phones for the team members. We don't want them to install any applications other than the ones provided. Is there a method or an application which would ...
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no adb devices detected after failed revert to Android

Just a few days ago I tried to revert my Asus Nexus 7 wifi back to Android from Ubuntu Touch Preview and made a mistake somewhere. To sum up, now my device has no OS on it so it will only show the ...
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How is an Android application installed?

What program installs other applications? Is it the package installer or some other internal system application? I stopped the package installer manually, but when I access Google Play from my browser ...
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How to Install ClockworkMod on Innos A35

I tried to install ClockworkMod via ROM manager. My device(Innos A35) wasn't listed, but I chose one that was on the list thinking that it would somehow get installed. There was a download, but when I ...
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Deactivated HTC Droid Incredible not installing apps

I have an old deactivated HTC Droid incredible from Verizon. I decided I was going to use it as like an iTouch, and it works just fine -- but the Google Play Store has vanished both from the home ...
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reinstall barnes and noble software on a rooted nook color?

Is there a way to re-install Barnes and Noble software on a Nook Color that has been wiped and installed with gingerbread?
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How to install cyanogenmod on a Samsung Galaxy Europa (GT-I5500B)

I currently own a Samsung Galaxy Europa (GT-I5500B) phone. I'd like to install cyanogenmod on it. Is this possible? There's a how to available for people without experience rooting phones? If it I ...
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Is CyanogenMod rooting the phone?

If I install CyanogenMod, will I have 'rooted' my phone? Is CyanogenMod a rooting program, or is the procedure of installing CyanogenMod rooting, and CyanogenMod is something needing root? Is ...
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How to install android OS on SD card?

I am not using android cell phone till now. I want to install the android OS on SD card and use this SD card to boot android on same line of cell phones. I am not sure if that is possible at all. Any ...
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Suddenly unable to install application from SD card

I have an HTC wildfire. I am currently developing an application which I am consistently testing on my phone. Since yesterday for some reason I am not able to install any apk of that particular app ...
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Samsung GT P1000: Install to internal storage?

Is it possible to install apps on the internal USB (/mnt/sdcard) storage of the Samsung GT P1000? /mnt/sdcard has 7Gb free and the internal phone storage only 690Mb free. Move 2 SD card fails with ...
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How does Android Market WebStore's Silent Install work?

I have been thinking a lot about this, and came to a point that since the silent install requires the user to give his google id, it might fix a notification against that google id, to let the device ...
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How to recover Samsung Galaxy Fit using software that works on Ubuntu?

I tried to install the new Jelly Bean on my Samsung Galaxy Fit, but it got stuck during installation with an error on /tmp/slideloadpackage.zip. Now, my original Android OS lost. How can I recover ...
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Why is there such a difference in the amount of internal memory?

So first, when I go to Settings -> Apps this is what is shown: (Click image to enlarge) After some time ~20 seconds, the amount of space left is this: (Click image to enlarge) Why does this ...
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Can I install Ice Cream Sandwich on my HTC Wildfire? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my device get the Android 4.0 update (Ice Cream Sandwich)? Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? Please, I want to install Ice Cream ...
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Specific App install from Google Play fails, where to see log?

I'm trying to re-install a paid app from the Google Play Store I had previously installed before doing a system update. The installation fails silently after downloading. (Other installs from the ...
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Custom Rom installation for defy

I have been trying to customize my current ROM in my Defy which runs 2.2 froyo currently as stock. I'm confused which how I can customize my ROM, such that my stock ROM is backed up and if I don't ...
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Cyanogenmod 7.2 Install Method

I have a quick question about installing the new Cyanogenmod rom. Would installing it over the current 7.1 rom without wiping data and cache work? Or would I have to do it every time I install a new ...
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Not compatible app and “install failed missing shared library”

I am currently trying to get a game app running in windows and got some problems. Ive already tested Bluestacks, SocketQ, Android x86, Youwave and the official Android SDK Emulator. Now I'm trying ...
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How can I download apps on the Onda tablet?

How can I download apps on the Onda tablet? It is Android-enabled, but it doesn't have internet.
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Why do certain apps always try to install to a specific Google account?

I have 3 Google accounts on my Android phone: gmail and 2 Google Apps accounts (one at my full-time job and one for my small business). I want all my apps to install under the gmail account, so I've ...
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How to install Android on the Touch Pad [duplicate]

How can I install Android on the TouchPad? Looking for the latest android mod that can run on the TouchPad and support sound.
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Why can't I install apps when I have enough storage?

In "Settings" > "SD card & phone storage settings" under "Internal Phone Storage" it lists "Available Space" as 13.78MB. I'm trying to install an app that is 2.38MB. Why do I get the ...
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Why does installing applications freeze my DroidX running Froyo 2.2?

I noticed recently that installing any applications caused my Droid X (Stock rooted Froyo 2.2) to freeze for a while - I mean completely freeze, can't go to home screen or pull down Notification bar ...
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How is installing an app from web-based PlayStore implemented?

As you are probably aware, when browsing the web-based PlayStore, it is actually possible to install an app right-away. Upon pressing the "Install" button (like the one in the image - taken from the ...
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Get Android phone apps on tablet

I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus that I use on a day-to-day basis, and I just received a new Galaxy Tab as a gift. I would like to install largely the same apps on both devices. Is there an easy way to ...
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Apps missing after sd card unmount

The core issue is in the title: the apps that were installed in the SD card seem to be not installed at all after I unmounted the SD card. As additional information, these are the steps preceding the ...
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How to re-install Android onto Nexus 7 tablet

I recently was messing around with my Nexus 7 tablet and erased everything on it. The only two things I can do now is turn it on and see an android man stand there forever or hold the power + volume ...
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insufficient storage error while updating installed apps [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do to manage my phone’s internal storage? I recently purchased a new Android mobile (Samsung Galaxy Y duos), running on Android 2.3.6. It have 8 GB microSD as ...
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Insufficient space when downloading Go Launcher EX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Insufficient storage” when trying to install anything on htc thunderbolt When I download the Go Launcher Ex App from the play store, it downloads okay but shows ...
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How to install additional fonts? [duplicate]

Is it possible to install additional fonts on android for use when browsing websites? My device is rooted ICS.
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How to install Android completely as new to ASUS Eee pad transformer?

I have ASUS eee pad transformer. I used OLife to use Ubuntu on it, it worked but it crashed Ubuntu. Now when i boot it always goes to APX mode, so i have black screen only. No Android, No Ubuntu i ...
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How to get Flash player on android phone and tablet w/o rooting? [duplicate]

So, Google decided not to have Flash player compatible with the Android system a few updates ago, and it sucks... since a few websites I used to venture to heavily use Flash. I'm not going to get ...
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(how) can I install android on an iphone 4? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? I know it is possible to install Android on an iPhone 3G. How about the iPhone 4? Is it possible to run Android on ...