Questions tagged [applications]

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How to get the Current state casting status in the android(aosp) device

Working on android (AOSP) marshmallow (6.0.1). I try to understand, Can we get the Current casting status from the AOSP source code. I have checked in AOSP source code, but I could not get proper ...
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MIUI 12.5 VS root or not? If, wich one? [closed]

Hey, I have a Xiaomi Mi T10 Pro with MIUI 12.5 Stable + Android 11 I have been a Samsung user until S20. Then I got this instead. The first thing I use to do is root the phone. But now, without a ...
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Cannot move apps to SD card using App2SD

I have Samsung Galaxy Core Prime running Android 5 Lollipop. I try to move some apps in the SD card with App2SD, but the file manager does not work. Can anyone here tell me more about my issue? ...
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How to whitelist Android apps in Packagemanager to be installable for Android 10/11? [closed]

Anyone know how to create a system/etc/whitelist.xml file to feed into the PMS code of the below patch for Android 10/11? All apps inside the whitelist.xml file should be installable by Package ...
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How to purchase premium features of an Android app for a group of people?

For a research project, we are utilizing an app available in the Google Play Store to collect data. However, to do this properly, we need to provide all participants with the paid full version of the ...
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Gradle installation problem in android studio [closed]

I have problems in android studio. Gradle could not installed, i tried so much but gradle is not installed and syncing problem. whenever i tried to install gradle in android studio, the message ...
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Android app can see what kind of app installed on my phone

I privacy concern about my android 9 phone, my employer ask me to install app on my personal phone. Can this app see what apps installed on my personal phone. If I allowed to this app camera access ...
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How to pass a data from Activity to RemoteDataSource in MVVM without using SharedPreferences? [migrated]

I've a difficult question. How can I pass encrypted's value from Activity to RemoteDataSource in MVVM without using SharedPreferences? I used Hilt DI, but I'm new at Hilt DI. Or what is the best ...
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Where's the list of TLD that are converted to link in SMS?

When you send an SMS/Text, the Messaging app converts to clickable link certain patterns of text, when it matches a URL. Of course I can use the Android emulator to emulate SMS messages and check ...
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Check for the existence of files without root privileges

How do apps check for the existence of files and folders on /data and /system partitions without having root privileges? I know some games and apps do this for anticheat and security reasons.
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How can I verify that my Google My Business photos are geotagged?

I verified that my photos have longitude and latitude info before uploading them to Google my business. I just want to make sure the information uploaded with the photos. Is there a way to see that ...
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Is it possible to call a function in android shortcuts? [migrated]

I don't want to open an activity when a shortcut is clicked, instead I want a function to be called to perform certain operations. Is that possible ? val shortcut3 = ShortcutInfo.Builder(context, ...
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Notification showing on my android without a specific App

I have a Xiaomi Note 9s phone updated with the latest security patched running MIUI Global 12.0.4.0(RJWMIXM) Android version: RKQ1.200826.002 Android Security Update: 2021-07-01 I am getting a ...
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How to prevent Google Play store from thinking Android apps need updates when they do not?

Recently, the Google Play store has been indicating that apps need to be updated that are already up-to-date. Nothing has changed on my end except I know Google has recently made some "...
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I am having problems with the app when leaving Wi-Fi and connecting to cellular via mobile router on a samsung tablet

I am using a Samsung tablet for an application to manage a fleet of transportation vans. Inside the van we have a wireless router (Pepwave), when in the parking lot the Pepwave has priority to connect ...
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Suspicious Pre-installed Google Files App on Infinix HOT 10

I'm using Infinix HOT 10. I got tired of the buggy pre-installed File Manager, so I started looking for alternatives on Google Play Store. To my surprise, I found Google Files app (which is supposed ...
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How to root my tecno camonX CA7

How to root camon X (CA7) or application for root access. How can i get root access? Whenever i try it root it, it keeps saying no root access
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custom file extension open inside a specific app [migrated]

Let's say I have an android application called XYZ. That application supports importing a file with a custom extension like file.xyz. Now what I want is to list my application in the open with apps ...
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Phone dialer app that allows you to disable the proximity sensor? [migrated]

I'm on OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11 with a OnePlus 8 phone. I would like to disable the proximity sensor during calls. Old versions of the Google Phone Dialer app (e.g. v23) exposed this option in ...
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Need help identifying a notification icon that looks like a bird [duplicate]

Two of these 'birds' popped up but no idea what it is. Is it a notification for another app? I've done a thorough Google search and cannot find anything. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank ...
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Write a script to extract memos?

Is it possible to run a script on Android that would access the Samsung memo app, take each note in there, copy its content, send it somewhere (e.g. an email or just store in a text file) then delete ...
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Automated way to determine which apps have background permissions?

Is there an automated way given the apk to determine which apps are running in the background app on Android? https://stackoverflow.com/questions/25987377/keeping-an-android-app-running-in-the-...
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How to unlock view get Move app to SD card option locked missing in android 5.1.1?

Question :-How to unlock view get Move app to SD card option locked missing in android 5.1.1? I have two mobiles of same company with different model both having same os android 5.1.1 sharing below ...
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unwanted app rearrangement

On a Pixel 4 with android version 11, my phone just rearranged all of my apps. can I retrieve my former app layout and how do I prevent this from occurring in the future? It will take way too much ...
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How do I make the subtitles appear in-screen in VLC Media Player?

The subtitles in VLC Media Player appears at the bottom of my phone screen. And when I zoom in the video to get a full screen view, the subtitles gets cropped with it, it goes under the screen. How do ...
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Remove advertisements from the userLAnd program that allows you to run linux gui apps?

I am using UserLAnd to try to run a linux desktop apps. I tried Debian noroot, which worked pretty well but appeared to not be very well documented and I had problems moving files to somewhere that ...
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Just saw a new App, I didn't install

I noticed a new App on my phone called Connector...it has a picture of a plugged in cell phone with the letter M on it.... I have a family member who likes to get into my phone, but I also have ...
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Screensaver without locking screen

I am looking for a solution that runs screensaver or turns off the screen when idle without locking the phone. Most common scenario: Open messagaing app. Write with friend. Screensaver pops or screen ...
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Help guys android feature problem [duplicate]

**when I try to install an application in my phone it's (tecno pop 2 plus )**it does not require the notification access option. It responses that that this feature is not in this device
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Why does my app restart, even though it is already running and should just switch focus?

When I open a special company-internal app I need for work through my gesture-controlled overlay menu, it sometimes completely restarts, even though it's already open in the background. What's the ...
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Password protect zip file with 7-zip that works between Android and Windows

Is there a way to password protect a zip file with 7-zip on a pc, then unzip the file on android (while requiring the password), and essentially use it on either pc or android? I tried with es ...
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A seemingly random selection of apps keep crashing

Starting from today, some apps on my phone just kept crashing. At first it was mostly Google-related apps, and since I've had issues with Google Play services crashing before, I took the usual route ...
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Any apps or ways to categories group apps folders in menu view

Question :- Any apps or ways to categories group apps folders in menu view Is there any apps or setting to categories group move apps installed icons in folders inside menu view. as there is jumble ...
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What does this "App Stack" app do?

I found an app called "App Stack" that was factory installed. Here is the screenshot of its permissions: What does this app do? Is it ok to give it full permission?
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Camera icon was deleted

So my father managed to delete the camera icon from his app drawer. I searched the app drawer to see if it got hidden in a folder.. I checked his app settings to see if the camera is enabled. His ...
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Change Chinese Gionee S10B to Global version

I think my Gionee S10B was made for Chinese consumers. It has lots of functions for Chinese customers in Chinese writing, but I am not Chinese and it is not really cool seeing lots of Chinese on my ...
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Sharing a directory between Termux and another application (PasswdSafe)

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0". I haven't rooted the device (and don't really want to). Until today, I was running Android 10. Today I installed an update that upgraded it to Android 11. I'm ...
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"Complete action using" with duplicate app

Since today, this happens on tapping a Facebook notification: Neither did I install any app nor changed any settings. What's the reason for the app duplication?
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Is there a way/app to automatically change DNS server based on connection?

Let say on my home Wifi, I want to use DNS server "X" and on work WiFI, I want to use another DNS-server: "Y", on cellular a server "Z" and so on. Is this possible to do ...
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What is com.android.settings, com.android.launcher3, and com.mediatek.batterywarning used for?

I keep seeing com.android.settings, com.android.launcher3, and com.mediatek.batterywarning show up in my Google history but I have no clue what it is. Is this a way to open hidden apps on Android ...
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Bluetooth Mouse Pointer Click Size

i hope to find an answer to something that bothers me a lot. playing a mobile game Orna (GPS based RPG) so i bought a bluetooth mouse for my tablet (Galaxy Tab A7) My problem is the app itself doenst ...
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How to enable apps for other users on Galaxy Tab A 2017

I picked up a cheap Galaxy Tab A for my kid to use, created a seperate profile but how do I allow only the apps I want to be available in her account?
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How does Google know whenever I made a login in Android?

Now a time, whenever you make a login or anything using a username or password, Google prompts you to save the password in your primary account. Unlike earlier, when it was limited to browsers only, ...
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FM Radio on Motorola moto e6s

I have a Motorola moto e6s 2020 (model: XT2053-1) which hasn't got FM Radio. In an attempt to enable it I found that in /system/priv-app there is in fact a file named FMRadio.apk which I was able to ...
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Downloaded a software from a laptop. how can i reset the device to the main software. Like it came from the factory

I had a problem with calling and reserving calls. It didn't work out well. So i did rest the device. And again it didn't work. After that i went to a store who did something to the phone i don't know ...
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Logcat: Different logs when the same app has been run multiple times

This question is w.r.t getting the logs from the logcat (using command-line tool). I want to fetch the logs of a particular app after the app has been run for a specific amount of time (say 15 seconds)...
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Who made my Android tablet computer?

The chargers is an AC adapter. It is model number ANU-050250A. Input is 100-240VAC0.3A 50/60Hz. Output is 5v=----2500mA. The table in the about info calls it a computer. Model number HL-1258A.
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identifying IMEI & SN from inoperable or unrooted android devices

what options are there to identify an android device (samsung102DL) SN & IMEI number if has a black screen &/or unrooted & inoperable? or OnnWalmrt Tab? I have been trying to do such a ...
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Draw over other apps

I purchased a new Android 10-powered AT&T Motivate today and I can't run my Uber driver app because the phone will not allow me to turn on "draw over other apps." How can I change this?
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Contact transfer by mobile sim provider

I have had a replacement SIM with same number as the old one didn't fit my new phone. My credit was transferred and I thought my contacts would be put on new SIM I have not changed provider EE. I ...

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