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How to install new Recovery image from .img file

I recently found that I could upgrade to the new CWM touch recovery version for my EVO 4g! However, to do this through the ROM manager app or get it directly onto the phone at all, it required a ...
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How do I get an android media player without going to the google play store ? I will transfer the media player to the smartphone using bluetooth [duplicate]

How do I get an android media player without going to the google play store ? I will transfer the media player to the smartphone using bluetooth. step 1: I download the android media player to my ...
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Why do apps grow when moved to SD card?

I have a rather small app that shows as 684 KB on internal memory. When I move it to the SD card, it has 500 KB left on the internal memory and 2 MB on USB memory. Why do the moved 184 KB grow to be ...
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application cannot be installed in the default install location?

I have an Android Galaxy S1, and have been getting the error "application cannot be installed in the default install location". I am aware that this is a common issue. So I Googled it, and almost ...
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Install an app on android without SD card

How can one install an app on an android with no SD card? I tried doing so with dropbox but I was unable to download the file. I'm thinking astro file manager might let me but I've been unable to ...
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Android offline installation

Is there any other way to download the android sdk platform other than using this URL https://dl.google.com/android/repository/android-18_r01.zip. My ISP has blocked the URL's starting with ...
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Re-install app without losing personal data

How do you re-install an app without losing personal data? In this case its Plants vs. Zombies 2 that hangs when loading the game. I thought a re-install might solve the issue. But I don't want to ...
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Install Android to Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 with GNU/Linux

I'm looking forward to reinstall Android on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. Are there compiled images for this device? Do I have to build it myself? If so, do I need propietary drivers from Samsung? All ...
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Installing Firefox on Android 2.3.6 failed

I trid to install the Firefox browser on Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread). After downloading, in installing progress, it failed with this message: Application not installed. I have enough memory. I ...
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Why does Nokia not support Android? [closed]

I know Nokia does not support Android and also many web sites it is specified that you cannot install Android in Nokia Lumia series but I want know which requirement does not satisfied by Nokia Lumia ...
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Why does my Android OS state that there's, “Not enough free space to install the program”, when there's plenty of free space? [duplicate]

My hard drive on my smartphone has 100 MB free, and the app I'm trying to install is 2 MB. I just recently deleted apps totalling to about 88.3 MB, and the computed size has already been adjusted, ...
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Why is “insufficient storage” wrongly reported when installing an .apk via adb? [duplicate]

I have an HTC Desire running Froyo. It is not rooted, nor have I installed any custom ROM. I get an "Insufficient Storage" error when I'm trying to install an app via adb/eclipse. The .apk is only ...
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Changing install location to 2 with `adb shell pm set-install-location 2' results in 'insufficient memory' errors when installing apps

I am using Galaxy Grand GT-19082. I used latest android sdk and unpartitioned new 32 GB SDHC Card. I used adb shell pm set-install-location 2 and it shows that It selected 'External 2'. After ...
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Automatically Install apps after factory reset

I'd like to know how I can set up my android 4.1.2 (Galaxy S2 I 9100) that it will install all my apps in the Play Store (the one you can see when you click "my apps"). I think it was CM 10.1 where ...
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Convenient way to retain accounts/settings/icons/logins between installs?

I like installing the latest CyanogenMod nightly now and then. I do so by putting the zip on the SD card and installing it through ClockworkMod Recovery. But every time I do that, I have to do a lot ...
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How do I install apps (.apk files) that are placed in my Xperia U's internal memory?

I have Xperia U. I copied 2-3 games, their .apk files to be precise, to my internal storage. How can I run them? I have not installed them yet.
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Can I install apps on phone without using the Android Market?

I have this Huawei Device that does not come with the Android Market installed. Is there any work-around for this? As in how can I install Android Apps without the Android Market? Is there a way to ...
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Galaxy Tab Multi Device App Installation

I am planning on having a few labs of Galaxy Tabs (60+ tabs), and I need a way to manage all of these. Primarily I need a way to automatically install apps on all of these at once. I know there is a ...
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handling multiple devices on the play store

I have multiple Android devices, and each time I go to the play store website to install an app, I get a list of devices to install to. my questions: Is it possible to change the order of them? ...
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I was given an used HTC desire, doesn't boot, how can I reinstall it?

I never tweaked an android phone. I was told to turn it on by pushing both the power button and volume down button. I'm not sure if it has been rooted, I can read "clockworkmod" when I go into ...
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Paid app uninstalls after reboot of the device

I have one paid app, which is uninstalls after a reboot of the device. So, I have to re-install it from Google Play after every boot. All other apps are still installed. Does anyone know what the ...
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How do I install an apk as a system application?

I'm trying to install an application in the system/app folder of a device. It needs to be done since I'm writing a QAT program and the tests need to run with a few privileges not available to third ...
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Install Android. v 4.0.4 on a STAR H3000+ [duplicate]

I've got mobile "STAR H3000+" (a rip off iPhone5) with Android v4.0.4. I just wanted to ask if it is possible to install Android v4.2. or newer. Does anyone know how to do it?
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How can I install Spotify on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9?

Spotify's installation page forwards me to the Play Store, but the app is not available for my Galaxy Tab 8.9 in the store. Is there any another way install the app? (It's a European Galaxy Tab with ...
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how to install command line programs

How to i install binaries on my non-rooted tablet i have the terminal application called Terminal IDE and i followed the instructions, i put my compiled binary in the folder local/bin/. I comiled a C ...
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App not installed orphaned files

When an app attempts an installation, but results in "app not installed", do orphaned files still exist, or does android remove all traces of that App. I am running JB 4.3 stock on the Nexus 4 In ...
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App install failed but files are still filling up the phone

I installed the game N.O.V.A.3. When it was finished, I got an error message saying that the install failed. However, the 1.7GB that the game required are still missing from my phone. The app does not ...
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Installing Android in Samsun Omnia M [duplicate]

Can I install android on samsung omnia m mobile. Currently it is running on windows 7.5 mango. It has 4gb internal space..but no slot for micro sd card. If yes, then which version of android will be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...