Linked Questions

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Is the old app uninstalled when it is upgraded?

i want to know when an upgrade is available for an app obviously a new apk is there. So is it that the old apk is uninstalled and new apk is installed ?
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2answers
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What do CPU Total, CPU Foreground, and Keep awake mean?

I've been keeping an eye on my battery usage on my Android device (HTC One), mostly to see if I can drain it during a full work-day, and I came across the app usage details under the Power settings. ...
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1answer
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Why are disabled apps still running?

I've noticed that apps (such as Google Contacts Sync) that have been disabled using the stock Android (KitKat) app manager still show up as running when using process observer tools. This is true ...
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1answer
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Opening links from app in Google Chrome Incognito or Firefox Private Browsing mode

When I tap on a link in any app it shows me installed browsers on my HTC One X. The list includes Opera, Internet, Chrome and Firefox. Is there a way by which I can include options of Chrome (...
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0answers
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Why does Facebook messenger stays active irrespective of the Mobile data being enabled or not

I have noticed that in my task manager Facebook Messenger stays active even thought the mobile data is enabled or dis-abled. I have tried doing the force stop many times when the app is not at all ...
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2answers
874 views

Does Greenify save battery usage?

My phone drains a lot of battery during the day so I was wondering if the greenify app helps with the battery problem
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1answer
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“Google BroadcastListener” running for over 78 hours now

On my Galaxy S3 I have "Google BroadcastListener" running for over 78 hours now... Is it possible my ex is accessing it or something? Also, is this the reason my "record audio" won't work? It tells ...
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1answer
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Where does the Foursquare notification come from?

Yesterday, I got a Foursquare friend request in the notifications panel. The only running services at that time were, I believe, the same that are running now. Definitely there was no Foursquare ...
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2answers
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Is there an autorun or scheduler?

I have an s3 mini. It has an app called "My Galaxy" - a marketing adware kind of thing. It runs without me launching it. How is that done? Is there a scheduler somewhere that launches this app? ...
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How to launch any activity?

Activity Launcher from Google play doesn't see all activities. MyAndroidToos can see all, but can't launch it. I need easy way to launch any activity of any app.