Questions tagged [app-data]

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Where is data of Google Play Services located in device? Can I safely delete it?

Just noticed that data in internal storage for Google Play Services app grew above 100Mib, so this app is officially a space hog now. So my questions are: What is the exact location for Google Play ...
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What will happen if I "Clear data" for the "Settings" app? (com.android.settings)

I'm on a stable (Installer) build of Cyanogenmod 11 on a Galaxy Nexus, and for a while I've not been able to access 'Settings' at all - tapping on it to try to open it, gives me a "Unfortunately, ...
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Transfer Android app with offline data to NEW PHONE without ROOT

I've purchased a new phone and have transferred most of the data from the old device to the new one using various means. There is one app, however, that does not have account login, so I cannot save ...
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Unable to delete a file in /data/data with root permissions

I own a Moto G which is in 5.0.2 with KK bootloader. An app created a folder in /data/data which sustains in the memory even after uninstallation of the app. I couldn't remove the folder in any way. ...
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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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Removing app from data calculation

I have a subscription that makes Spotify not count towards my data cap. Thing is, when I go in my data usage calculations on my phone, it still is counted. Any way to remove an app from the data cap ...
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"App Data" Sync & "App Data" Backup both are same?

May be its silly but I'm curious to know the actual fact. I searched google and this site a lot but didn't got satisfiable result. So asking. There is "App Data" sync in Settings->Accounts->Google ...
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How does Helium Backup work?

I'm currently looking around at different options for adding regular backups to a new phone, and I want more than the "backup" that google offers. There's the one category, backup apps that ...
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Access App content [non-root] [non-debugable] [no-backup support]

Background: I am using an app (developed by my network carrier); each month a bill is generated for my usage detail, it is a PDF file, which is only visible in app (no save, no export option). In app, ...
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Move app data (on /data/data) to SD card

I bought one of those budget phones that claimed to have 4GB of internal storage, but it looks like there is only 1.08GB. I don't know why it says that I only have 1.08GB if I already used 1.12GB for ...
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How to compile OBB data associated with an APK, into one OBB file? [closed]

I downloaded a game from some website, not Play Store. The download consists of two files, namely an APK (StarFront: Collision HD) and data/cache files (OBB), but the OBB is a bunch of loose files ...
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How can I access the data for the Android calendar app on my phone?

I have been using the Calendar app on my android phone, and I want to access the data for this app so that I can export it. I cannot find a "com.android.calendar" folder, nor can I find any file or ...
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Can I copy the app data from one phone to another phone if they both use Android?

I will be buying Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 phone and my current phone is a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. My S3 has Android 4.2.2 and the Redmi should have Android 5 with MIUI on top as the user interface. I'm ...
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How to fetch tracked data from *mi Fit* Android app?

I have a fitness tracker band from mi (Xaomi). It has an Android app associated with it on my phone called mi Fit. Now, I want to know how to fetch all or some of the tracked data i.e sleep quality, ...
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Trying to find Game App installation folder

I used to play this Bingo Blitz game and was trying to find where the installation folder is. I couldn't find it under Data folder, even searching the keyword "bingo blitz" does not yield anything. ...
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Using adb to move data to new device

I just got a new Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. I used Samsung Smart Switch and I have Google set to backup my data and restore it. But on all the apps that got automatically restored there was none of my ...
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How To Sync Data From Specific App(s) Across Multiple Devices

I know some are going to skip over reading this and just think this is regular Android syncing, I can assure you this isn't the same. I'm not talking about sytem, email, social media, or calender apps....
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How can I find / transfer a single app's data files to a new phone? (unrooted)

I just got a new phone and I was able to have almost all my apps and data transfer over without an issue. Neither phone has root access. But a couple apps (a game, a cocktail app) didn't transfer ...
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msgstore.db nightmare on my WhatsApp

I have a 780 MB msgstore.db WhatsApp file that I recovered when my phone data was corrupted ( from the available image - data recovery software). now the issue is that I have the UN encrypted ...
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How to delete my personal files retained by an app?

I'm using Android Excel and Word apps on a non-rooted Galaxy Note 8. Over the past months I've opened a couple of files from external sources (email and SD card), but was shocked to find these files ...
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Restore single app from Google backup

I have two devices that both have automatic backups enabled through settings. I see both backups on Google drive. The settings have an "auto restore" option, which implies there's most be a non-auto ...
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How to make link of an app data directory to be used in other ROMs?

How to make link of an app directory data to be used in other ROMs using soft or hard links? Using Dual Boot Patcher to have multiple ROMs on same phone: https://dbp.noobdev.io/
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Merge Whisper c.db

Long story short I had to fully reformat my OnePlus One and when I restored Whisper from backup, the app no longer throws notifications to the status bar and the notification LED no longer lights on ...
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Recover deleted app data

I'm having some trouble with an app, it is an app for a service provided by my local bank. Apparently for security purposes it is not on the Play Store and when you subscribe they send you an SMS with ...
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LG G5 Clear individual app cache when using "Home with app drawer"

I recently purchased an LG G5 phone. I am using the "Home with app drawer" home mode because I like having the app drawer. I need to clear the data cache for an individual app. I know that you ...
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Impossible to transfer mobile banking app data between factory resets

I have two banking apps installed on my device: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.infinum.rba https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=hr.asseco.android.zaba It is impossible to ...
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Is there anything I can do to securely erase my phone's data before sale? [duplicate]

I've had a Samsung Galaxy filled with thousands of sensitive financial documents, which I've been using as a pocket computer pretty much, in order to reference them each time I need to throughout the ...
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Deleting App Data & Cache by a single app

Can I delete App Data & Cache of all apps installed in the android phone using a single app? Please let me know, which app is good for deleting all App Data & Cache? With Regards FewL
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how to transfer app data from any android to any android without using google's servers?

I want to transfer all apps from one android phone to another android phone, and I want to keep all app data (i.e. keep access to the account), not install them from scratch, but without using Google'...
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Can I save/transfer session data from the chrome app (like tabs) without root?

I am trying to save / back up the current chrome app session, emphasis on the tabs, before changing the battery on a nexus 6p phone. I know the data is stored in /data/data/com.android.chrome/app_tabs ...
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Get the actual app's data files location [duplicate]

tl;dr One of my apps stores its data in some weird place that isn't covered by Google backup. And thus it was not restored after the latest system recovery. I've lost all my data for that single app. ...
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Looking for data created by app. (no root)

I have an abandoned app and the developer is no longer responding to emails. I actually bought this app because I use it daily. Once in a while, I factory reset my phone. It is a Samsung note 10+ on ...
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How is it possible that I run android apps with the right user rights

I learned for every app I installed on my Android, a new user is created. And the data for this app is stored in /data/data/app folder with the only access permission to the user that is created for ...
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Is it possible to backup without root?

I tried restoring a TWRP backup of my Pixel 3 and it ended up putting my phone into a bootloop. I downloaded the latest factory image and reflashed (not knowing the latest version bootloops when ...
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Unable to clear user data in Google Play Music

Google Play music occupies more than 1GB on my mobile phone. As you can see in the screenshot below, User Data accounts for most storage around ~1GB. When I press the Clear Data button, the screen ...
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How to disable Developer options on Moto E4 without clearing settings storage data?

In order to speed up my Moto E4 (Android 7.1.1), I followed this advice: Settings > About phone > Build number (tapped about 3 times) which enabled Developer options. Then hit the back button > ...
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Is App Data got reset or does it have a limit?

Applications are the most important utility in Android. Classified into two types, system apps and user apps. System apps are the one that is preinstalled,and removing some system apps cause device ...
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How to move tasks from GoTasks app into another phone

I've just changed phone. Using Samsung smart switch app, I was able to transfer all my stuff from my old phone to the new one. Everything has been transferred with this app, except tasks stored ...
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Extracting data from running app’s memory address space

Note: the original problem was solved in another way. Can Ī̲ access memory of an app without (already obtained) root to extract some lost data? A weaker version: can Ī̲ see which files ...
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Can I force an app to download its data to the SD card?

I recently downloaded Vrse for messing around with VR stuff. To function, the app needs to download 360 degree video "scenes". The files are relatively large; generally a few hundred MBs. I'm ...
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Apps checking for app data in sd card instead of internal memory

I have an android phone with 13gb usable internal memory. I have many apps installed in it like fifa etc. I have been using the phone for quite some time without any sd card. Today I got an sd card ...
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How to move App Data from rooted Gingerbread to unrooted KitKat?

I want to move App Data of some apps from my rooted Galaxy S (Gingerbread 2.3.5) to unrooted Nexus 7 G1 (KitKat 4.4.2) & I don't want to root my Nexus 7. So, Titanium Backup restore on Nexus 7 isn'...
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Does clearing app data have side effects? [closed]

If I clear my app data in Settings does it delete any information?