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can't make synchronous request. waiting for a response from the server [on hold]

I call a method, where a variable is assigned a value.But the server response comes later.And my test variable is null.How to wait for a response from the server? package com.example.memder; import ...
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How to get past stalled initial station search in NextRadio?

I have a phone with an FM chip. To make use of it, I installed NextRadio. During onboarding, NextRadio is supposed to look up local radio stations. However, it hangs on this step, displaying a ...
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How to get rid of grey error/alert message popup (toast)

I keep getting grey pop-up error messages from an essential app I don't want to uninstall ("xDrip+: No sensor found"). The messages keep displaying outside of the app which is annoying. Is there a way ...
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I am using my phone number to log in to my facebook account and someone elses account [on hold]

I am using my phone number to log in to my facebook account and someone elses account showed up using my contact number I am wondering how such thing could happen?
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Use Android Phone as a facecam for Ps4 twitch/youtube live streaming

Instead of buying a ps4 camera, I wondered if my android phone could be used as a facecam for Ps4 twitch/youtube on a live stream. I have done a fair bit of research and have found the following: ...
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Why can't I install anything? No error given, just endlessly “tries”

I have been unable to install anything on my Moto E5 Play (Android 8.0). It never gives an error, or any indication that something's wrong, it just eternally spins the loading circle around the app's ...
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what is Market, on an Android device?

In looking up an issue I'm having, I came across 2 questions and associated answers that talked about "Market" (for example, Application Always Downloading). I've never heard of this app, and couldn'...
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How do I turn off suggestions to uninstall unused apps?

Google Play Store prompts me on a regular basis to uninstall unused apps. This prompt is a little bit dangerous because without much thinking, I could tap the confirmation dialogue and uninstall apps ...
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Is there any way to make calls ring/vibrate only for specific contacts?

My girlfriend has an Android phone but she hates actually talking on the phone, and hates being distracted by ringing or vibrating. Her mantra is that she'll check it when she checks it. This is quite ...
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Can't install apps after factory reset in Panasonic P55 [on hold]

Not able to install many apps which were previously installed.
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How to transfer my photos from my Android to my MacBook Pro?

Where to find the MTP mode in my Galaxy 5 phone and then how to transfer my photos from my phone to my MacBook Pro? Or at least have them automatically transfer from my phone to my drive in Google.
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Barcode to webpage - Scanning from an app to a webpage without switching or copy/pasting

Ok so. We use Spektrix, a ticketing system which allows you to scan barcodes straight into the webpage via a scanner, what I want to do is have a scanner app running in the background that scans the ...
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Why has the Eye in Sky weather app disappeared from the Google Play Store? [closed]

I was using the Eye in Sky weather app on my previous phone. When I searched the Google Play Store to download it on my new phone, I didn't find it. What happened to it?
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How to open an app with QR code? [closed]

I would like to know how to make a QR code open an Android app instead of the website in Google Chrome. I want to know the syntax how to write it down. The app name is com.linguatec.android. Also if ...
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What causes the alarm to not work when I turn off my phone? [duplicate]

My question is, after setting the alarm, the phone is powered off, so the alarm didn't work on time. When I turned on the alarm, it was exactly what i was setting up... Why is it a phone from Android ...
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Applications that install themselves even after a factory reset!

I have a samsung Galaxy S6 that I recently bought on occasion. Since I have it, I am faced with a strange problem. Indeed, There are 4 applications that keep installing themselves in my device. - ...
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What is the basic requirement to start android development and where to start? [closed]

I am a complete beginner with no prior programming language other than c.I want to learn android development.Can anyone tell me where should i start and what are the things i need to learn. Help ...
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User object left in memory after app data cleaning [closed]

I have the following code in my MainActivity - private ArrayList<User> usersList; @Override protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) { super.onCreate(savedInstanceState); ...
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Unable to uninstall Kingroot in SONY Xperia E3

I own a SONY XPERIA E3. Yesterday, I installed Kingroot. But now, I am unable to remove it when I go in Kingroot > general settings > & uninstalling Kingroot. It shows the error: Sorry, ...
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Why isn't my Coolpad compatible with Google?

I have a Coolpad Android device. I went to the Google Play Store to install regular Google app instead of Google Go app and it says that my device is not compatible with that version of Google. What ...
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how to know the exact downloads of an android application without google play console? [duplicate]

I want to know the exact number of downloads of an android but I don't have console access.
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App whitelist in stock android

Is there a way to create a whitelist for apps in stock android? Ie. I would like to limit what apps are possible to launch, for example by password protecting them. Anything resembling kiosk modes or ...
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Google: displaying number of hits

Google search via Firefox on a Huawei HGR 5 cellphone doesn't show the number of hits as it does on desktops. Anyway to have Google display the number of hits?
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How do I get hidden downloaded files of an application?

I have an audiobook application, I have downloaded audiobooks which are only accessible inside application, and last time I checked I was able to find audio files of books in my phone's music folder, ...
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Delete personal data from phone that can't sign in to Google

We have an old Galaxy that grandchildren use for play. No SIM card, but on wifi.  The Google account previously used is obsolete, so we can't sign in.  But without signing in, the "play store" won't ...
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Deleting apps from android phone that can't sign in

We have an old android phone that grandchildren use for play. No SIM card, but on wifi. The Google account previously used is obsolete, so we can't sign in. But without signing in, the "play store" ...
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OverDrive: How to edit an item from drop-down window?

Android tablet. OverDrive app. I use OverDrive for library books. I have two library accounts and two logins. Prior to an OD update, my tablet remembered both logins. LOGGING IN TO LIBRARY ACCOUNT: ...
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What app is this icon from? Heart with dot inside square [duplicate]

From the top notification bar on an android phone, probably android 8 or earlier
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Why do I have to always clear the cache of the Download Manager in order to download 1 app?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy J4 Core with Android 8.1.0 Go. When ever I want to download an app on Google Play, I first have to clear my data/cache for my Download Manager and restart my phone. It then ...
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How to Limit Number of Recent Activity Screens

I'm amazed that A) I haven't looked for this sooner, and B) I couldn't find something that does this. I simply want to limit the number of recent activity screens (cards) that appear when I hit the □ ...
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Automatically turn work profile off on evenings and week-ends

I'd like to block myself from accessing my work apps at certain times and days (typically, evenings and weekends). Ideally, I'd like to use the system-level setting to remove access to all apps on the ...
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Is it possible to delete a file through the Google Drive app?

In the Google Drive app, on its home screen, I get a list of files and a "3 dots" menu next to each file. When I open the menu, all of the options given to me are: Share Add to Starred Make available ...
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Automating inputs into an app repeatedly

So currently working at a place that is slightly overstaffed and sometimes I would like to work more than I'm rostered for but it's often near impossible to find more shifts because everyone else has ...
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How do i remove the SIM toolkit app on my phone? [duplicate]

I read about it and it says that it (SIM Toolkit) is a spy app (Mobile Spy) in disguise. If someone could help it would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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What is the name of the app in the screenshot?

App, in the attached picture, shows screen on time and app usage history. If anyone knows the name of this app; please mention.
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Uber Driver app using too much resources

So, I'm working a bit as a bicycle courier for Uber Eats. For this, I have to use their app Uber Driver. Problem is, my phone battery (which still holds charge well) is draining very, very fast when ...
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What are the possible locations that a game can store coins/gold count? [closed]

I've a rooted phone along with FX File Explorer and Root add-on. I also have the following apps installed on the phone: SB Game Hacker Game Killer When trying to modify the values of gold/coins in ...
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GALAXY S10 ANDROID automatically deleting emails using email app

What do I have to do to keep emails from being deleted ? Thanks in advance .
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How do certain apps show new notifications when internet access is restricted to them?

I have disabled WhatsApp's access to Internet by disabling both WLAN-usage and mobile network usage. I thought this should block WhatsApp from accessing the internet. But miraculously WhatsApp gives ...
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Can not receive WhatsApp messages unless I open the app

I have a Huawei P20 Lite with Android 9, EMUI 9.1.0 and WhatsApp 2.19.253, which is the latest version. As I wrote in the title, I can't receive WhatsApp messages, after many hours of researching I ...
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Weird symbols in some apps

In two or three of my phone apps, some buttons have really weird symbols. Examples: In a chess game app, the "+" symbol to start a game, is a V. Other buttons like the ones for resign (I forgot what ...
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Restore WhatsApp Data from Internal Storage on Moving for a New Phone

I have WhatsApp installed on my old Phone. WhatsApp is backup both to Google Drive and to the local storage. The Google Drive backup is for text chat and images only (The default). The local backup ...
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How to save a PWA page to the home screen?

I use Home Assistant which when set up properly is a PWA (Progressive Web Application). I saved the web page opened in Chrome to my home screen and it was acting like an application. Then I deleted ...
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How to change the real name of an Outlook account?

I'm using a custom e-mail for my Microsoft account as primary alias, using my own domain. When using this custom alias the name of the account in the Outlook app suddenly become very strange. It ...
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Is there difference between update and re-installation for android apps?

I keep auto updates in Google Play on to make sure apps on my phone are always up to date. A few days ago I rooted my phone, which resulted in a factory format. After I re-installed all the apps I had ...
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Use video for camera emulator in Android Studio for debugging camera / image recognition based App

I need to debug some image recognition app and therefore need a specific camera input to see if the app is working. Is there a way to use a custom recorded video, for example using the Android ...
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Apps don't work with IPv6 enabled in router

So I've been having this issue for a while now where apps work fine over mobile data won't work when mobile is connected to otherwise perfectly working WiFi. Some such apps are- Discord (keeps on ...
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Need to force update of Google Photos App

How do I force the Google Photos app (android) to UPDATE? It was in the middle of an update and got interrupted. Now it's a CPU hog - keeps prompting to update, but touching the "UPDATE" button just ...
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Is there a smart way to find an app with the features I want?

Is there a smarter way to find the app I want? Basically, I'm searching the app store for a note-taking app that will suit my needs, and the number of apps is large. So, my approach is to find the ...
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How do applications like Lucky Day and Mistplay work?

I often see those ads that are basically free money. Like Lucky Day, that says you can get scratchers and have a chance to get gift cards for things like amazon or Mistplay, where playing select ...