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comment Android TV - Sctructure/Map of Each Section
siranen, I've opened a discussion at our Meta site on your behalf: Off-site resources off-topic? This might offer you some deeper insight in the reasons behind (or even turn out in opening up things a bit, who knows – we are a community, so we decide things together and have no "dictators" ;).
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comment Synchronize google apps with private server?
That's certainly not possible. But you can use "replacements" to reach a similar goal, see my Android without Google series. I e.g. use DAVDroid to sync my own calendar and contact sources, which works quite fine.
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comment Download Management
As for the automated cleanup, take a look at our automation and tasker tag wikis. With some automation apps (I'm sure for Tasker here, but its a paid app) you could define an event to e.g. check the download directory once a day and delete all files older than X (or all but the newest Y files).
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comment Android TV - Sctructure/Map of Each Section
Sorry, siranen – but the question is outside the scope of this site (see our help center for details).
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comment How to remove viruses
Like Andrew, my guess is a bad app you've installed. I'd check the latest things added before this issue started, trying to remove those apps, and see if it kills the problem along.
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comment One Plus One Boot Loop - Marshmallow Update
Please start having a look at our boot-loop tag-wiki and follow the first-aid given there. Then come back here and either answer your own question if solved, or edit it and add what you've tried, how it failed, and where you're stuck. Good luck!
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comment How to recover files from a phone with a broken/unresponsive screen running Android Marshmallow?
Have you seen our nice broken-screen tag-wiki already? Peeking into that, you'll find a "Data Recovery" section at the end with a couple of helpful links to answered questions on the topic. Due to the additional "USB protection", you might have to combine some solutions (e.g. using an USB mouse to unlock your screen and enable USB mode, then follow one of the recovery guides).
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revised How to recover files from a phone with a broken/unresponsive screen running Android Marshmallow?
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comment Kindle Fire HD (Tate) boot loop, after attempt to install CM
Toby, as you found a solution you might wish to go ahead and answer your own question, then accept it – so other users with the same issue can identify it as solution. Please include the steps for the process then. Thanks in advance!
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comment disable apps on Google playstore
Can you please give some background on why you want to do that, and whether solutions requiring a computer are acceptable? There might be possibilities not doing exactly what you ask here now, but fitting your requirements nevertheless.
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revised Viber online status not showing
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comment Sharing laptop's internet connection with Android smartphone when Win10 isn't able to create a WiFi hotspot
"USB Tethering" would be the other way around (sharing your mobile connection). For what you want, you must make sure your Windows hotspot uses "Infrastructure" mode (not ad-hoc), otherwise Android cannot deal with it. To fix your Windows issue, this is the wrong site – we can't help you with that. So what remains is the USB connection, for which you should check the two linked posts.
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comment Can I restore apps and settings from Google backup later?
@DVK Thanks for that detail! Must have been added at some point then. Though that doesn't help the OP either as it doesn't let you chose when but just what.
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comment Why Emulated SD Card?
That's a question of standpoint. Try placing your external SD card into a Nexus device, and your question becomes obsolete. Devices usually don't ship with external SD cards plugged in, and users cannot access internal storage for their data (e.g. photos) without root. As for space, on recent devices the "emulated SD card" is just what it says: emulated, using FUSE, sharing space with internal storage. Put nothing inside the former, and you have all the space available in the latter.
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comment what to do if my all google apps are not working properly
PS: All I wanted to say is you should edit your answer and point out that this might not work on each and every device. Suggestion: Add a note at the end, e.g. If in step 4 you cannot find the "wipe dalvik cache" option, your recovery doesn't support this. If your device is rooted, you still can manually wipe dalvik cache (see e.g. here). Otherwise, the only way to wipe dalvik would be a factory-reset.
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comment what to do if my all google apps are not working properly
OK, I had HTC, Motorola, LG, Samsung (phones) plus some tabbies from "minor brands" here where I didn't find an option to wipe Dalvik. Cannot check anymore as they all have custom recoveries now. Googling on the topic always says either custom ROM or using fastboot, see e.g. How to remove dalvik cache without using custom recovery (from 7/2015). So even if all your devices had it in "3e recovery" (hard to believe as it is), you cannot take it for granted all other devices have it.
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comment what to do if my all google apps are not working properly
None of my 10 devices had it (before I installed a custom recovery). So what does that lower your 100% to? 8 devices out of how many? To my experience, stock recovery offers to wipe cache, yes – but not Dalvik unless you could the factory-reset. Would be interesting though to know what those 8 devices were: all the same brand?
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comment Can I restore apps and settings from Google backup later?
Afraid that's not possible: restore is either done on device initialization (setup), or not. Neither can you pick what to restore. Which is why I always recommend to at least not rely on that backup alone (or use a different solution altogether). As I never used it (for the reasons named plus for privacy – I don't like Google having access to my clear-text WiFi passwords, for example), I cannot give a definite answer, though.
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comment How can I view and examine the Android log?
Or just check our logging tag-wiki @testing – that has even more references :)