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How to use GPS/Maps without an Internet connection?

I need a way (possibly a third-party application) that allows me to use maps and GPS without an Internet connection. I don't use it by car, just for walking in cities. It would be nice if I could ...
23
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4answers
7k views

Can I use Gmail while offline?

Is it possible to download the new emails from the Gmail account while online, and then read them while offline? Is it possible to write emails while offline that will be sent when online?
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5answers
16k views

How to get maps for off-line usage?

I spent almost entire day looking for decent apps for maps (decent = free, up to date, being open-source is a plus). I ended up with TrekBuddy, GoPenS, RMaps, Maverick, OruxMaps (the emphasized ones ...
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5answers
3k views

How can I watch TED videos offline on Android?

I'm looking for a way of subscribing to and watching TED talk videos on the HTC Desire, but I want support for off-line viewing. The Mother TED app seems to require an active network connection, ...
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3answers
6k views

How do I run a web application “offline” on my Android?

I have a web application written using HTML5 that leverages the application cache for "offline" access. On my iPod touch, I can go to the web while online, click the "+" icon, and set a shortcut on ...
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5answers
1k views

Viewing web pages offline

I have a lot of saved web pages that I want to view whenever I want without the page connecting to the web site (I can do this on WM). How do I do this on Android? Every time I click on the HTML file ...
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5answers
673 views

I'm looking for a way to work offline with Google Tasks

Is it possible to work offline with Google Tasks and then sync it back when online? My connection is not stable over here. Please share if you know how to. Thank you!
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2answers
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Can Google Docs for Android work Offline?

I am intending to get probably the Asus Eee Pad Transformer soon. I am looking at the apps I need. I am thinking of getting just the non 3G version and wonder if the lack of 3G/Internet connectivity ...
7
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2answers
809 views

App to automatically download and view a list of web pages offline

I have a very specific workflow that I can't find a simple solution for. I want to be able to make a list of web pages to read offline. Not articles, whole web pages. And I want to keep them ...
6
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1answer
4k views

Is there a way to download applications from the Android market for offline installation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to download apk file on PC from market? Is there a way to download an Android installation package from the market so that it can be installed offline at a later ...
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4answers
18k views

Does Google Navigation work offline?

I know that I can download and cache parts of the maps in Google Maps. When offline (e.g., in flight mode, but with GPS enabled) I can explore these parts of the maps. But when I try to use the ...
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2answers
4k views

Where does Google Music store the “offline tracks”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where does Google Music store offline songs? I have about 8 gigs of music stored within Google Music, and I recently got sick of streaming (and risking data charges), so ...
5
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1answer
5k views

How do I get offline voice detection on my tablet running JB (4.1.1)?

I just got myself a budget tablet (Halo Value) from "Swipe Telecom", and I was wondering how I can get offline speech recognition on it, since JB should support it. My language is set to English ...
5
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4answers
295 views

Can my phone act as WiFi Access Point while Disabling Celluar Radio?

Can Android act as a WiFi Access Point while the cellular radio is turned off? I tried to accomplish that using flight mode, but that won't work. While flight mode is enabled, Androids portable Wi-Fi ...
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5answers
56k views

How can I watch movies offline on my Android tablet?

How can I watch movies on my tablet (Asus Transformer tablet with Android 3.2) offline? I recognize that this is a very basic question, however, I can not find any step-by-step instructions on this ...
4
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1answer
4k views

Offline voice recognition Kitkat

Got a Moto E recently. I was checking out the Google voice commands. It works great. But offline commands are not working. As soon as I open the voice search/Google Now offline it gives error saying ...
3
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4answers
2k views

What is the best way to get the android sdk reference offline on my android device?

I want to study the Android API on my phone during my frequent and long metro rides (where I cannot connect to the internet). What would be the best way to make the documentation available (I would ...
3
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3answers
559 views

How can I access my Google Reader entries offline?

I am without a mobile internet plan on my smartphone, hence I am looking for a way to, whenever I'm on wifi, download my Google Reader entries for me to read offline on the road. I don't mind ...
3
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3answers
466 views

Cannot add some YouTube videos to offline mode

I'm trying to add videos to offline mode, but it added only one video successfully. For any other videos I try, it says, Offline Unavailable. Sorry, this video can't be taken offline. What ...
3
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4answers
7k views

I am always seen as online on Google Chat/Hangout

How can I make myself offline so that noone can see that I am available. I am unable to find this option after GTalk -> Hangout upgrade.
3
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1answer
1k views

How to load public route into Google Maps?

Let's say there is a route: https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=pl&msa=0&msid=104314102588659350539.00043799567b09d5f132f&z=12 I have Google Maps (application) in my Android ...
2
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2answers
638 views

Offline HTML5 apps

Does android natively have good support for fully-functional HTML5 offline apps? By fully functional I mean without artificial limitations on HTML5 features; for example a limit on the size of ...
2
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2answers
3k views

Is there an 'offline' version of Google calendar for Android?

For the PC there is a plugin for the google calendar so that edits to the calendar can be made offline. On my Android 2.1 there does not seem such an option. I am using the calendar though the ...
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2answers
2k views

Download Region or State for offline Map

Is it possible to download an entire state offline map for Google Maps via a 3rd party app? I know that if you download the offline map through Google Maps it allows you to download an area roughly ...
2
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2answers
451 views

How can I get an offline version of wikitravel on my Froyo phone?

I'm looking for a way to get an offline version of wikitravel on my Froyo phone (Desire if it makes any difference) I know of wapedia, but I really need an offline copy of the site... Any obvious way ...
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6answers
3k views

Is it possible to backup apk from an installed application?

I got some huge games which I don't play regularly but don't want to delete either. Is it possible to backup those apps as apk so that I can install them "offline" later? I'm not talking about ...
2
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1answer
812 views

Offline Voice search on ICS?

I have an Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate, with 4.0.4 operating system. Is there a way to get offline voice search for Ice Cream Sandwhich or below?
2
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4answers
2k views

Can't pin Last Added auto-playlist: “This music is only stored on this device”

Update: Recent versions of Play Music seem to have this issue fixed. Recently installed a new ROM on my Galaxy Nexus and am trying to redownload all my music from Play Music (I do have All Access, so ...
2
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1answer
866 views

Is there a way to view HTML files/sites on the Nexus 7/Android 4.2.2?

I am trying to get my new Nexus 7 to display my offline web site that I made with HTML, CSS and Javascript. I have been looking for a way to display my site off the tablet as sort of a demo for people ...
2
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1answer
331 views

make website offline available and browse later without 3G connection

I have a Nexus 7 (wireless only) and no smart phone. How to make a web site offline (mirror) available that I later can read it without internet connection? example site ...
2
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1answer
138 views

Download google doc to my phone and view it offline?

Is there a way for me to download google doc to my android so that I can view it off line (i.e. without data connection)? Thank you.
2
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2answers
619 views

adb shows devices as offline but system_profiler detects the devices fine

I have several devices (mix of tablets and phones) connected to my mac mini. Some of them are connected directly while some are connected by a good quality hub. $ system_profiler SPUSBDataType | ...
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0answers
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How can I make a route offline in Google Maps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get maps for off-line usage? Google maps recently added offline caching of maps. But I can only see a way to download a small area. If I'm going on a long road ...
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1answer
597 views

Are contacts from the Google account also stored on the phone?

Are contacts stored in Google Contacts also stored on the phone or are they only accessible if the phone has a data connection?
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1answer
489 views

Android lost, Gmail password changed. Can Gmail still be viewed?

I lost my Android phone today so I changed my Gmail account password. Will whomever that finds it be able to view my offline Gmail (cached) content, even though I changed my account password? I'm ...
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2answers
1k views

Sync without gmail playing big brother?

My happiness turned to despire when I realised that to have Android0based cell means to have a mandatory GMail account and an mandatory sync of all data to Google even if one just wants to sync just ...
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1answer
124 views

How can I install MySQL on my Android device(s)?

There are good and bad choices available for the design of my system and MySQL seems to be the best available. I need it to run client/server and support stored procedures & triggers and a host ...
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1answer
2k views

Google Drive app on Nexus 7 doesn't allow offline editing

Okay, so I have a problem. I have a Nexus 7 (rooted, unlocked bootloader, but no other changes to the system). I have a few google documents (native gdoc format, I'm the owner) that I'd like to edit ...
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3answers
509 views

Is there a simple offline contacts manager for android?

I don't want to sync all my contacts with my Google account. I would like to just keep my contacts on my phone and back it up myself. I have disabled contacts syncing in the accounts settings on my ...
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1answer
141 views

How to import Wikivoyage tourism information to OsmAnd

Wikivoyage is a collaborative travel guide covering 25,000 destinations. It details hotels/restaurants/bars/attractions with opening hours etc. OsmAnd is an open source navigation Android app. How ...
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1answer
39 views

How to sync two devices as paranoidly as possible?

While I could use Google or in my case Samsung to synchronise my tablet and phone, I'd prefer a solution that neither requires Internets access nor trusting a third party. So how can I synchronise my ...
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0answers
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Oflline access to note/task/calendar apps

Sure Evernote is great, but I don't like the idea of paying for accessing my own data when I am offline, which is still very often the case for tablets when you travel. Unfortunately, when you read ...
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2answers
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Gmail offline mode

I'm connected to my network and Wi-Fi is on but I cannot search in google nor can I send email. It says that gmail is offline. How do I change this? I'm using a ProScan Android tablet.
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3answers
39k views

Whatsapp shows me online when I'm not in the application

What reasons are there that WhatsApp shows me online, although I am neither using the application nor the phone as such. I don't know enough about WhatsApp to explain this to a friend who thinks I am ...
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1answer
457 views

How to download a Google play book

Can someone tell me how to download a Google play book so that I can read it off line on my Android table which? I attempted to use the download option on the MyBook list (the three dots). The file ...
0
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1answer
69 views

How to install SDK packages offline after download is complete?

I'm trying to setup my Android development environment and for some reason I would rather do that offline instead of using SDK to download the packages. So far I managed to grab a list of packages ...
0
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1answer
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get gps coordinates offline

Is there a way to get currect geographical coordinates using android gps while being offline (e.g. lost in the mountains) without additional applications?
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1answer
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Use Easily.Do offline?

I installed Easily.Do on my android device, which is offline. But says I have to sign in. Is there a way to use EasilyDO without internet on my phone?
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1answer
3k views

Offline Spanish voice recognition: “no connection for speech input (E4)”

I am trying to set up a Google Nexus 7 (kitkat) and a Samsung Note 2 (jellybean) for offline English-Spanish Translation using the Google Translate app. Both devices are usually set to UK English. On ...
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0answers
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How to send XMPP message when sender is offline? [on hold]

I am using aSmack and Openfire for my chat application. I am able send and receive message finely. Openfire support offline message transfer when recipient is offline by keeping message until he comes ...