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Questions tagged [applications]

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Is there a root app that can set arbitrary permissions for other apps?

In an answer to a related question I recount the rather complicated set of hoops I jump through after every app update to provide SD card write access to Termux. Is there an easier way to set ...
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Searching for app recording stop timing of an audio file [on hold]

I am searching for an app on android, that can record the timing of stop of an audio file, that means, I am listening to an audio, each time I press stop playing, it should record this timing, so I ...
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Next song is not highlighted in media player android studio [on hold]

I created a media player in android studio using list view, almost everything is working fine like start, pause, FF, FB, Nxt, Prv My problem is when playing a song from the list it is highlighted, ...
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Can I find which app is making certain DNS requests?

So I've been using pihole and my Android 7 phone is making some unexpected requests to DNS for a particular domain. Is there an app or technique I can use to find which app is initiating those request....
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What is this app icon showing in my notification bar? Check the pic i encircled with blue [duplicate]

That icon i with blue circle showing in the screenshot..what do you mean by that?
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Troubleshooting why apps are taking longer time to be installed

When I try to install an app using Play Store or through sideloading in my Panasonic Eluga Pulse X, it takes so much time to install it. If the app is pretty big like Messenger, it would take about 5 ...
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I have a Lenovo Yoga Book running Android 6.0.1 and Launcher3 keeps stopping

Launcher3 keeps stopping and everytime I aknowledge it, it stops again. It appears to be in a loop and I can't even get any application running, including Settings because everytime it pops up (...
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Access App data

I want to get my Netflix password out of my Android, because I forgot it. I tried the Google Chrome method but didn't work. If I want to access app data and cache, do I have to root my phone?
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Removal of installed app on my SD card

I installed some apps on my SD card in my previous phone, now I can't find them on my new phone. The other things are visible in the SD card on my new except the installed apps. Which app can you ...
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Use shared preferences to not close a thread [on hold]

I have an application and I use thread for the connection to the server through an login , but when I close my application, the connection ends. I want that my connection never death and when opening ...
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Is it possible to build an ad-hoc network on the application level, without a custom ROM? [on hold]

I am currently trying to build an adhoc network using android phones. Is it possible to do so, without touching the kernel and OS level?
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Change an app language without changing the system language nor rooting the phone

i have a phone the language of which is English. I also have a Mi Band 3 on which I have installed Arabic package to be able to see my friends' messages in Persian (using the same characters as Arabic)...
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What all do I need to learn for this? [closed]

I intend to create an android app for our office. I have basic coding skills . The app I intend to create will have one admin who will enter details into a form (or database) within the app. The ...
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Why does the Google Play Store sometimes not list an app update?

I've noticed that the Google Play Store sometimes does not list an update for an app. For example, I'm working on a stock, non-rooted, Android Nougat device on which Firefox Focus was installed ...
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Unable to open link with native app in Android

I have this problem on my Marshmallow device. My issue is with select apps on my device, particularly the Expedia app. I can get some native apps to work, including Shazam and Google apps (Youtube, ...
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How to use external OTG webcam for video calls/conference/talks?

I am sorry if this is a dumb question. I thought this was an easy task, but either I am searching in the wrong direction or this isn't easy at all. I want to make a video call (like Skype, Skype fo ...
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How to use Google Account for Only Photos App on Android

I have used Google Photos App on iOS and the google account there allows me to disable access to the other google services where I don't see my other accounts in all Google Apps like Youtube, Gmail, ...
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Transferring data between two different application [closed]

Hello Every one i have two android application and the other one is the compiler i want to share extracted programming code to the compiler. I applied the method of intent but it give the error no ...
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Unable to show Overlay on Bar graph using Android MP chart library [closed]

As I am developing an application in which I need to show the overlay over the bar charts. I am using the Android MP Chart library for this.But in that library there is no way to show overlay over the ...
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Video compression [closed]

Hello dear Android developer I need some help in Android module of video compressor I am working on one of the project to upload video on server but IAM unable to compress the video Can anybody ...
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Is there a way to separate multiple-number contacts into multiple contacts each with a single number?

I have about 200 contacts in a phone book, most of them have 2 or more phone numbers saved under a single entry. What I want is to separate them in a way that, a single entry will only have one phone ...
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Removing images created by Linux Deploy

I have SM-G900F on Lineage Oreo. I installed Linux Deploy and left the path to ${EXTERNAL_STORAGE}/linux.img, and I removed the app for a second time. Now, I still have the linux.img in my memory, but ...
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Problem displaying apostrophes (')

I'm currently experiencing a strange bug on my device: Whenever an apostrophe (') would be displayed, it shows an ampersand (&) instead, and the rest of the text that would be after the apostrophe ...
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How to add whatsapp contacts in bulk?

I want to save 1000's whatsapp contacts which were not added in contact list in bulk which is the fastest way to do it?
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What happens behind the scene when same Android app is installed again for a second user? [closed]

When app xyz was previously installed for user 1, and user 2 (of the same local device) clicks "install" the for the same app in the Play Store, it does not download the package twice, instead it ...
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Recording Facebook Messenger Video call on Android

Hi All, I am trying to record a Facebook messenger video call on Android 9.0. i used many application but the issue is when i open the app then start the v-call the other side can't hear me -but i ...
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Can I consume a consumable In-App purchase as a user?

As a developer I let my app's users buy in-app purchases (IAPs) and then the app lets Google know that the IAP is consumed so it can be purchased again. Is that possible for me as an app user? That ...
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Can't share images

I recently can't share images directly from my gallery and it says that "android has stopped" on my s7 edge. Images from certain albums i.e camera,screenshot,pictures and download can't be shared.
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How to delete my message history in Viber for other person too?

I was using Viber to chat with someone. He hasn't used that number for a long time and apparently it belongs to someone else now. I want to delete all of my messages to that person from the other ...
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Google Keep's search box doesn't show what I type

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on Android 5.0. Till now it worked very well until I installed some apps, then Google Keep stops showing the letters I typed in the search field. So I enter keywords ...
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how to paste database to app

It's my first post, so sorry for my bad english. I used "Calculator - hidden photos&video", and i had a lot data in this app. Once, a made a backup, and i got a new phone. Now i wanaa to restore ...
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Streaming display of Android phone

I would like to use Screen Stream over HTTP for streaming the display of my Phone (Android 7) to my PC. When I start streaming and I try to open the link on my PC nothing happens and on my phone I don'...
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how to restore keyboard on android - to enter locked screen password

My android phone as a screen lock password. Somehow, I've ended up in a situation where the phone no longer shows a keyboard when it boots up but shows "tap to speak" and that too does not work. I ...
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Android Apps will not stop updating, no matter what I try

I've searched extensively on this and I see many threads where the advice relates to drilling into the apps individual menu list and 'un-checking' the 'Enable auto-update' box. Anyway, I'm at my ...
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android.database.sqlite.SQLiteException: Can't downgrade database from version X to Y when running an app

I have problem with TitaniumBackup. I had it installed on my Android tablet which is rooted and using Android 4.4.2. It was working fine, but I had to do factory reset and after that, if I try to ...
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Are there apps which block apps from using features even when they're given permission?

Android's prefs lets me give or revoke individual permissions for individual apps. But sometimes an app will refuse to run without being given permissions that don't seem relevant for such an app. ...
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How can I identify which app in a certain category is installed on an Android device, to install it on another?

I bought my old Android phone on a trip to China so some apps came from Chinese app stores and some came from Google's after I came back. For apps that fit in a certain category, such as currency ...
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What does nl=“true” mean in the package-restrictions.xml file?

When you disable an app using the following command: $ pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.videos the three attributes will be added to the /data/system/users/0/package-restrictions.xml file:...
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Is GetApk Market application trustful?

Is "GetApk Market" application trustful or malicious? Will it affect one's smartphone or tablet? I have checked via VirusTotal & it mostly detected as Android.Riskware.Downloader: Can anyone ...
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How to block Criteo popups ads?

I have a samsung s6 with android 7.0 and recently I have get some popup ads showing up in full screen mode when entering an app on my phone. I tried to delete recently installed apps but the problem ...
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How to stop Android from closing applications automatically?

I am using a Moto G6 Play (Boost Mobile Variant) and I run a few apps like Discord, Snapchat, and Messenger. Sometimes I'll notice I haven't received a notification in a while, then open the app to ...
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Possible to export storage stats per application?

Samsung Xcover3, Marshmallow, unrooted. Is there a way to export (as CSV for example) storage, and possibly data transfer, stats per application? I'm using an oldish phone with limited storage as a ...
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Android tablet connect to monitor: what about the full screen display?

Just bought an Android tablet (so I'm fairly new to it) and want to check out in how far it can replace a desktop PC. So I want to connect it to a monitor. In various posts it's described how to do ...
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Install Google Phone dialer on other phones

As you know Google Pixels and Nexuses are using Phone application as default dialer. and other phones can't install it. even if we get different versions of it from ApkMirror, it does not install on ...
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Open DJVU files on Android (set default app)

I have an android phone. I have two apps on the phone, both are able to open djvu files (FBReader & EBookDroid). But when I'm trying to open a djvu file in "my file", the android system says that ...
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Sending data to google spreadsheets from an app invnentor blocks

I've been playing around this week with app inventor and I've got to say that it is pretty handy for people that don't really code, people like me.Now, I've run into a problem which is; I can't send a ...
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Why GooglePlay Music app can't play audio files?

I am using Samsung J2 Phone with Marshmallow OS and I have 64GB SD card. But GooglePlay Music app can't play the audio files from the SD Card but it can play from internal storage. I want to know why ...
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How can I implement a custom payload persistence Script?

I injected my payload into an Legit App and want to make a persistent script for that App.. How can i do the same so that it runs regularly at regular intervals. This is the Original code of payload ...
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Do I need to create an App just for this?

hope ok with a low level and probably confused question :) I co-run an online local magazine, including events listings for my local area. I'd like people to be able to have an icon on their phones (...
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Blocked by app states no internet but I do everything else works

Whenever I try to connect to this one app it opens and then says no internet connection My internet is working just fine only problem is just this one app and it's for work so I need to get it ...