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No Move to SD Card or Move to USB option in android 4.2.2

I have a Carbonn Phone (model: A18+) http://www.karbonnmobiles.com/karbonn-A18+-proid-193.html Android Version is 4.2.2 Under Settings -> Storage -> 'Preferred install location' and it has three ...
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Possible to install a 1 GB game into external storage, how?

I am using Android 6.0 marshmallow. I have 8 GB internal memory and 64 GB external memory (storage). Now I got a game from a friend which needs 1 GB of storage and I have only 400 MB as internal ...
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My phone name is asus zenfone 5 a 501cg .My phone taking so much time for installing any apk file

My phone had completed 1 year.after that I m facing this problem .my phone take so much time for installing any game apk file for install.whenever I need to install any thing urgent then I kept phone ...
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Borked my Cyanogenmod installation - please help! (LG Nexus 5x)

This was totally my fault but now I'm stuck. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I just bought 2 nexus 5x phones and planned to install Cyanogenmod 13 on each. I succeeded on the first attempt but ...
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Boot loop after flashing Android 6.0 Marshmallow on my Nexus 5

I had Android Lollipop installed on my Nexus 5 (Was Rooted, had TWRP and MultiROM installed) and wanted to simply start fresh with new clean install of Marshmallow. So I followed the instructions (...
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Is the WiFi-communication during installation harming my privacy?

I want to use Android (6.0 / marshmallow) on my new device (OnePlus 3) and want to set it up as google-free as possible (as example). By default, I am forced to set up a Wi-Fi network when I boot my ...
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What is .so and .target files ? Can they be install like .obb and .apk files?

I know .obb and .apk files. you place the .obb file in android/obb folder and run and install .apk file and it's done. But visual studio produced these outputs for android that i really don't ...
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File “has unexpected contents” error when sideloading Android 5.0

I have a Nexus 7 (2013) (wifi) and am trying to update the software to Android 5.0. When I try to sideload I get this error: Installing update... mount: failed to mount /dev/block/platform/msm.sdcc.1/...
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Can I install Android on my non-Android device?

Many people want to try/use Android without buying a new Android phone. How can I install Android on my current phone or device running Nokia Symbian, Maemo, or MeeGo; Microsoft Windows Mobile or ...
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Software installation

I got stuck in Huawei Logi and wont start, then I did this instruction "Download the same build you had before getting stucked or newer one, Extract it and transfer "dload" folder to the root of FAT32 ...
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“Insufficient storage” when trying to install new app

Every time I go to install a new app, I get the message "Insufficient storage", and an unable to install anything! I am using Samsung GT19060 my internal memory is 8GB. I have not downloaded anything ...
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Installed CM12 on Sprint Galaxy S4, GAPPS crashing upon start

So I just installed CM12 for my Sprint Galaxy S4 using TWRP 2.6.3.0, after doing the format of the internal SD and factory reset (guessing the factory reset after format is probably not needed). I ...
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Is it possible to initiate an app using Airwatch?

This should be a very simple question, but I cannot find any documentation on this anywhere... Basically, I have a service that needs to be installed and running on every phone using Airwatch. ...
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'System UI has stopped' on CM13 - Prayer for a fix

I will get 'system ui has stopped' pop up after random app installs. I have never found anyone that could explain this issue that many also experience. I have since found that by rebooting to recovery ...
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How do I force reinstallation of an apk with different signature on rooted Android?

Normally I can reinstall (reserving application data) APK only when it's signature matches the previous one. How do I force upgrading of apk (from distribution to self-compiler version, for example) ...
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Add manually installed android apps to Google Play account

I regularly install a number of frequently used applications on new android devices. Since I do this often, I download and the latest versions of these apps and sideload the APKs onto the devices in ...
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Enableing unknown sources installation from 2nd user on android 6.0

I have a regular, Un changed Samsung Tab A running the unchanged version of marshmallow OS (6.0). I have enabled installation from unknown sources in the "owner" user of the device, but still can't ...
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Easy and efficient way to run GNU/Linux on top of Android on an x86 device?

I have a quite powerful x86-64 Android phone. I want to run a GNU/Linux desktop distro (preferably Debian-based) on top of Android. I have the stock firmware, but rooted and with Xposed Framework. I ...
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Can't transfer files to galaxy S3 from laptop?Kies not getting Installed in lap?

I am having a galaxy S3, I can't connect it to my laptop.When I connect it with USB it's not getting mounted and so unable to transfer any files. In my laptop Samsung kies is not installed, hope it ...
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Is it possible to install a missing library (in particular libdvm.so)?

I'm trying to install Chaos Rings on my Android device but I'm getting an error about a missing library: java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: dlopen failed: library "libdvm.so" not found On Linux I ...
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Unable to install some apps on playstore due to country/location criteria

I am unable to install some apps like trulymaddly, floh etc. These don't even show in google playstore on searching. If I directly click the links of the apps, they open in play store, the app shows ...
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I have over 2GB of internal memory and can't install or update some apps

I tried to search for some answer but couldn't find anything. I'm using cyanogenmod-11 on a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. I am pretty sure I have enough space on the internal memory, but I still receive ...
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clean install Android on ubislate 3g10

clean install Android on ubislate 3g10 I have a datawind ubislate 3g10 that won't load past the startup screen. I suspect the OS is corrupt (no idea how or why) and would like to perform a clean ...
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Packages for API level [closed]

Hi, I'm new to Android development studio. My question is, if I am not using Android Emulator then do I need to install only these checked packages for every API level ?
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Where are all the folders associated with an application?

On Linux, a given package will typically install command-line binaries in /usr/bin, shareable, install-independent data in /usr/share, system-wide configuration files in /etc, and user-specific ...
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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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GPT utility can brick laptops?

Which utility is Android-x86 using for partitions? Is it gdisk? The prompt is to use GPT. What are the risks with regards to formatting a disk with this tool, and installing Android-x86? Under ...
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apk not installed error

I have been using goodoldgooglemaps apk for years side by side with the installed version of google maps. I prefer the old google maps. I recently had to factory reset my Verizon note 4 and I keep ...
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Installing Android OS on SD card

I am not using Android smartphone till now. I want to install the Android OS on SD card and use this SD card to boot Android on same line of smartphones. Is it possible to do that?
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Is it possible to run android without a screen on plain phone mainboard?

I use Android phone as "brain" of my DIY robot in connection with Arduino Mega board. It is generally low-cost solution, because cheapest Android phone costs about $30 and Arduino Mega clone costs $7. ...
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Is there a minimal installation of ADB?

When it comes to troubleshooting, I often read recommendations like "Use adb logcat to find some more details". Looking for a good way to backup all my apps including their data, Full Backup of non-...
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is it possible to install 6.0 marshmellow on a non nexus [duplicate]

im new to this community but is it possible to install android 6.0 on a non-nexus phone with a universal install image if not please tell
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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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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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Android and DEX files handling at runtime

I'm trying to understand a few things around how dex files are handled by android. What I do know is that an APK ships a dex file, the system gets it, optimises it at install time, and stores the ...
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insufficient storage even with marshmallow sd card formatted for internal space and plenty of space

When I try to install an app from the Play Store I am getting the "insufficient storage" message but I have 20 GB free on my SD card that is formatted for internal storage. I am using a Moto G 2nd ...
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Can't install apk from Package Installer

I have downloaded an apk from a site, but now I cannot install it; when I'm trying to install, it just returns me an alert / toast message with: Sorry, no application available The Package Installer....
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Can't install Aptoide

I'm having this problem since I was trying to upgrade Aptoide from 6.5.X to 7.X. I was trying to upgrade Aptoide from inside Aptoide: Installation failed. I was trying to adb install or pm install ...
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Disable all software installation

Is there a way to block (by a password/PIN code or what else) all kinds of software installation on an Android tablet/smart phone? I understand it is possible to block by a PIN code Market app ...
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Reinstall Gallery app on Samsung Galaxy S3

I accidently uninstalled the Gallery app that came with my Samsung Galaxy S3. I installed another gallery, but I cannot choose a photo for lock-screen. Is it possible to reinstall the Gallery app? If ...
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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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How to determine the amount of app space available?

I have recently experienced the "Can't install app in default location" error (code -20), despite 700 MB still free on my phone (no SD card present). Having googled and read, I now know that not all ...
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Installing/updating apps over mobile data

On my LG G2 device running Android 4.2.2, I can't seem to install or update any applications while on the mobile network. I can still access the Play Store but upon tapping "Update", the download ...
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Installing an app from Play Store using the command line

Is it possible to install an app from Play Store using the command line and if yes, how? What I am trying to accomplish is something similar to using adb install file.apk but instead of an apk file ...
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Oxygen OS apk installation Error : Cannot display pdf

When I try and install apk file by clicking from Files App, I get the error message "Cannot display pdf (.apk is of invalid format.)" The system tries and opens pdf reader app, instead of package ...
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Install multiple apps from Play Store with single click

The requirement goes like this. Requirement 1: Install parent app from Play Store with 2 or 3 feature buttons. Once clicked, it should download and install corresponding apps from Play Store. (...
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App not compatible with 5.0 [duplicate]

I have galaxy s5 at&t running android 5.0 lollipop official. But still playstore won't show aa single app but when i search specific app on play store it will show results but i can't install any ...
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Can't install previously installed apps from Google Play

My Samsung Galaxy S2(I-9100) was upgraded to 2.3.6 by the technician at a Samsung Service Station. This resulted in a wiped-off of all the apps that I had installed along with some other data(like ...
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How to block all android application installation?

Is there a way to block (by a password/PIN code or what else) all kinds of software installation on an Android tablet/smart phone by third-application or codes? I want to customize a android OS for my ...
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Is it possible to rebuild a Huawei (or other) phones firmware from a existing installation?

I wondered, if you can install a firmware to a Huawei phone from a update.app file, could it be possible to reverse it and build the update.app back? I mean it like create a update.app from the ...