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List of open ports on Android

Is there a way, on a non-rooted Android device, to see a list of what apps are listening on what port? Or even a way to see if an app is listening on a specific port?
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2answers
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Obtain package name AND common name of apps via ADB

I'm looking for a possibility to retrieve both, the package names and the common names of apps installed on an Android device via ADB – or at least to retrieve the common name if the package name is ...
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2answers
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Simplest way to find the PID of your app

When using the adb Monitor tool to read the Logcat, I like to filter out all everything but what directly affects the app. Trouble is, it's really hard to tell what the PID of your app. It easy enough ...
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2answers
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How to find app based on package name?

I've installed a malicious app that is posting ads over my notification bar, but can't find it. I know the java package name for it: com.letang.game103.en using the command: adb shell dumpsys ...
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3answers
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Where is user/group id info stored on Android and how do I interpret it?

I have been wondering for quite some time now; where does Android store it's user and group id information? For instance, on standard Linux, user and group information is stored in /etc/passwd and /...
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1answer
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How do I install missing command line tools onto an Android device?

Android installations do not always have all the tools one would expect to have on a Unix-like system. For example, right now I have a problematic device which doesn't have find CLI utility. I mean, ...
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2answers
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Where should I install Toybox?

I own a rooted Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G running stock Android 4.1.2. If you have Android 6.0 "Marshmallow" or better, then you have Toybox. This is a package of command-line tools, handy for ...
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1answer
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Unknown apps/processes with number only are shown in data usage

A mysterious app named "10102" shows up in my data usage. It bears only the standard Android app icon (the Bugdroid logo with a cube on its torso). From what the graph tells me, it has used ...
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1answer
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Why is a suspicious program draining my battery with GPS usage? [duplicate]

Phone : nexus 5 version 2013 Android version : 6.0 Kernel version : 3.4.0-g2aa165e Build number : MRA58N For the last few days, 10118 has been draining my phone's battery. It drains battery by using ...
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3answers
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Unidentified app using excessive battery

I have a battery drain issue with a stock Nexus-7 (2013), Android 6.0.1, up to date with monthly patches. The battery is losing 15-20% overnight. Turning WiFi off overnight doesn't reduce it, or not ...
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0answers
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Help! 25 unkown apps messing with my phone [duplicate]

These apps keep showing up in my data usage screen. I have no idea what they are or where they came from. There are 25 of them by the way. All they seem to do is use up data and interfere with my ...
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0answers
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What are these numbers in the Data Usage and Battery Usage screen in Jellybean? [duplicate]

I went to my phone manufacturer the other day to get my phone upgraded to Jellybean 4.1.2 from ICS 4.0.4. Here's the thing, I know that upgrading doesn't take long but they said it will take an hour ...
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1answer
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What Does "[UID]" appended to a root request mean?

I recently got a root request that came up as "Greenify [UID]". This looked suspicious to me as I usually get greenify requests as just "Greenify". I have tried to contact the developer of Greenify ...
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0answers
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Data usage, random number apps [duplicate]

What are these numbers in the Data Usage and Battery Usage screen in Jellybean? I'm having a issue with apps turning up that use data in the background. I have no idea what the are or where they came ...
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1answer
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How to find the PID of an app without ADB?

The ADB method is easy enough, but I may not have a computer at hand. Can I retrieve the PID with a Termux package or an app, or any other methods (including those which require root)?

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