Questions tagged [applications]

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How to uninstall bloatwares ( facebook, chrome..) from samsung secure folder?

Owner profile user is 0, secure folder user is 150. pm uninstall -k --user 150 com.android.chrome gives this error Exception occurred while executing 'uninstall': java.lang.SecurityException: Shell ...
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Google fit battery/location usage - Is it constant or in intervals?

How does google fit run in the background when unoptimized? Does it constantly utilize location/GPS or only every few minutes? I notice on my Samsung a32 5g location is not always utilized because the ...
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how can I add a reset button with its functionality and also add a draw option to this tictactoe code? can you add those codes to this code? [closed]

package com.adjarabet.myapplication import android.graphics.Color import androidx.appcompat.app.AppCompatActivity import android.os.Bundle import android.view.View import android.widget.Button import ...
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Valid Android alternative to Google Maps? [closed]

During the years I have grown dissatisfied with Google Maps, for a number of reasons: Places in Google Maps are inserted by the community, and it's a cesspool. I have noticed a growing number of ...
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Android studio SDK

I am using windows 7 32bit installed Android studio but show error Java jre does not point to JVM Installations how to slove this problem
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**HELP PLEASE** My phone and other electronics seem to have been taken over [closed]

And the more I dig, the more I'm finding. And it seems like it may have been going on for a long time. Just got divorced, thinking it's my ex wife. Can anyone take a look through this stuff and tell ...
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How to migrate playlists (for local music library)

My old and new Android phones have SD cards, and the entire music library (mp3 & flac) is on the SD card. On the new phone, the playlists are all there, but they have no songs in them. I use ...
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Determining whether an app is running in the foreground or running in the background via the Android shell?

In Android 10, is there a way from the Android shell to determine whether an app is running in the foreground or in the background? I know that I can use pidof, pgrep, and other methods to determine ...
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Background Control in developer options of android 11

There is a background control option in developer options of android 11. I added an secreen shot. Do options must be enabled or disabled for blocking an app. I did not understand. AASAservice is ...
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App to replace Daily Update Server [closed]

So im working with an android that uses PHP and MYSQL. The app that the device was using, was Daily Update Server. But it seems that this app its outdated, and has old versions of this 2 things (php ...
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Why Messenger still works even after I disabled its network permissions? [duplicate]

Actually sometimes I want to use the internet on Android but don't want to get the notifications from the social media apps like WhatsApp, Facebook, Messenger Instagram, Telegram etc. So what I tried ...
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Why can’t I install/update an app from Play Store?

I use a Samsung S5 Neo, yes quite an old phone, but it works. Recently an app called „EBay Kleinanzeigen“ stopped working, so I wanted to update from the Play Store, which was not possible because it ...
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"EPERM (Operation not permitted)" ERORR in Android app on Samsung S20FE

I am using this android app called "My Finances" from some developer 7csolutions. This app is for tracking your finances and expenses and i have been using it for like 5 years, so i have all ...
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SD Maid installed service - Is it actually useful and doesn't take up much battery?

I found out about the app's installed service, I'm not sure if it would take up more battery by enabling it to clean memory and stop apps. Has anyone found this installed service useful? Will it ...
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Why does Signal is not availlable for installation on Samsung Tablet

I want to install Signal on a Samsumg Galaxy Tab A (2016) with Android-Version 8.1. According to Signal official page, Android 4.4 or superior is required (so, this should be no problem) But in the ...
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find source of an element of an app with root file explorer

So I use this app called Alarmy. It has a feature called Pharse Task, which gives random phrases and the user has to type. I was wondering if I can access, view and change those phrases list. My phone ...
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About automatically un follow clubs and users in clubhouse app

I have some bugs in my android phone sith the clubhouse application and it is automatically unfollowing the clubs or people for my user in application. So i have tries find some information on google ...
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My T95 Android box keeps deleting new downloaded apps after restart

I'm having a strange problem with these newly bought T95 Android boxes. It seems that when I add aftermarket apps from the Play Store, etc., they delete them from the device when it's rebooted. It ...
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Does an encrypted QR reader app exist that uses public/private keys? [migrated]

One of the ways I quickly copy small texts from my computer to my android phone is through a QR code generator. I pipe the clipboard text into my QR code generator on my computer, then I scan the QR ...
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Why can't I install anything since Google Play Store downloads don't reach 100%?

Recently after a hard reset I can't use the Google Play Store on my 5.1 Lollipop. Whatever I try to download from the Google Play Store it gets stuck at some percentage and never reach 100%. Plenty of ...
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Does logging into multiple google accounts drain battery/data faster?

I have the Samsung a32 5g. I'm logged into many G-mail accounts and twitter accounts, will doing so drain my phone battery and data faster simply by having them logged in? Do they do this only if they ...
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Problem using Stay Focused app to block websites

I used the Stay Focused app to block Youtube, and after blocking it the first few times I was able to access Youtube for a set amount of time per hour according to the usage limit in Incognito mode. ...
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Open external links in default browser instead of YouTube in app browser

I'm trying to find a way to get links in the YouTube app to open outside of the app. I don't want to stop watching/listening to a video while checking out a link in the comments.
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Unable to attach media on secondary WhatsApp account on phone

I have a Samsung A32 phone with 2 sims. I have a WhatsApp account for each. The first account for my 206 number (the originally installed WhatsApp account) functions as normal. Can attach images ...
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Parallel Space alternative with apk installation support

So, there exist some apps which can work as a container to install (Clone to be precise) other apps in it. One eg app is Parallel Space It's not hard to find a whole bunch of them, but all of them ...
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Launch app in chroot environment

I want to setup a chroot environment on my android x86 installation in which I can perhaps run or install various apks. Is there any way to launch an application in a custom chroot environment?
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Bulk and auto install apps + phone configuration

I'm looking for a solution (free or paid) that allows me to e.g. connect an Android phone to a PC, launch a piece of software and wait until the phone is fully configured (settings, wallpaper, ...
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I want to access the data of Metamask [duplicate]

I want to have access to the data of the Wallet MetaMask on my android phone. After an error occured I can't enter my wallet. This error occured: Metamask encountered an error due to reaching a ...
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Permanently disable one activity component

I have a banking app which was detecting root despite being hidden by Magisk. I managed to hide root from that app but on analyzing that app I found an activity that is very conveniently named DETECT ...
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How to hide or unhide app in MIUI drawer?

In MIUI I have Files app hidden. I don't have it in my drawer. I can run it by adb shell like this: am start -n com.android.documentsui/com.android.documentsui.LauncherActivity But how do I add this ...
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How do I let an app think that it is installed on the original OS?

I want to use an app (ASN mobiel betalen), but it doesn't let me because it thinks that my phone is rooted. I'm using a Xiaomi Mi 10 lite 5G with a custom rom (crDroid, android 11). It probably knows ...
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My phone starts downloading an app which is named 'Google Play' but is not the actual google play

My phone starts downloading an app which is named 'Google Play' when I press it's dialogue for a second it shows 'Download Manager' as the app which is downloading it. But I don't have any download ...
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DEX died after Android Debug Bridge (ADB) Bloatware Removal

I decided to debloat my Samsung Note 20 Ultra phone of all the garbage apps Samsung installs. I used ADB shell to perform this bloatware removal and the list shown below identifies all the Samsung ...
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How to make an installed application to run in background?

Let's say I record some video or audio and then I switch to other application, the first one goes in the background and stops working for that time (while the second in the foreground). How would I ...
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What is thumbnail.db in com.android.providers.media ? SD card corruption

I have an Honor 8X phone running Android 10, with a 64GB external SD card. I recently got an error on my phone saying files on the SD card may be corrupted, so I plugged the SD card in to my computer ...
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Android Chrome shortcuts are grayed out after transfer with "Smart Switch". How come?

I recently bought a new phone and tried to transfer all my stuff from the old phone using Samsung's "Smart Switch" (both phones are identical Samsung S9s, Android V10). It basically worked, ...
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Tofu Learn - "Failed to connect to server" error on Android

Recently I got the error message "failed to connect to server" when trying to launch the Android app "Tofu Learn" for learning Chinese. the app was working before. I tried also to ...
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How to extract data from app?

So I want to switch pedometer apps but move over my data. I thought I could just get the database, extract the relevant entries and inject them into the other app's database. But no. First off adb ...
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Linux on Android

I'm currently working on Android applications development. The projects are majorly about management and integration of Android applications on linux. and deployment of the codes on my applications, ...
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What makes the paste menu option differs for all the apps?

I don't know where to ask this kind of question but I'll try it here. I'm using Redmi phone with MIUI 12.5. I notice that not all my apps are using the same Paste menu option when hold text field. The ...
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Two same stock Samsung phones, different apps?

So, I got to install two Samsung Galaxy S8+; then should have been refurbished and wiped, and flashed with stock firmware. One of them did not have the latest OS update (via Settings/Software Update) -...
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Getting back to Samsung "Review additional apps" screen?

I'm trying to set up Samsung Galaxy S8+ with stock ROM (Android 9). At start I got a screen saying "Review Additional Apps", where there was a checkbox with some multiple apps from Samsung, ...
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Apps read/write storage without asking permissions

I have noticed that some apps are accessing/reading/writing in the storage without asking for permissions. Note that I am not talking about apps' internal folder, but the shared storage located at /...
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Can neither clear cache nor data of apps

For the past week or so I have had this peculiar problem where I cannot clear the cache or the data of any app because the Settings show that no storage space is occupied by them. Is this due to a ...
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Does Storage manager (SM) package manager (PM) command works in android 10,11 [duplicate]

Question Does Storage manager (SM) Package manager (PM) command works in android 10,11? I want to purchase new android mobile as new smart phone come.with android 9,10,11. As I want adaptable ...
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How to install APK on Gabb Z2

I have scoured the internet looking for the solution to my problem, I came close but I was blocked. I would like to install Spotify on my Gabb Z2 phone, and when I try to go to Privacy > Permission ...
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how to share file between hotspot connected pc to usb tethring connected pc via android mobile?

Sorry for spam is this possible to transfer file between two pc which is connected through same android mobile but 1st is connected via usb tethring and 2nd is via hotspot?
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Is it possible to play all game even if it is region tested?

For example, Plant vs Zombies 3 (PvZ 3) had a soft launch, closed down, and is having another soft launch recently, such as in the Philippines. But isn't it true that if it is not in Google Store, we ...
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Mobile Apps and Users Privacy

Is the below a true or false? When a user download an app from Google play store, and agrees to give the app the permissions like taking pictures and videos, access to the studio and the storage, and ...
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Making a picture identical to another one

Let me start with a goal: There is an old picture of a person taken in a specific location. I would like to take the same picture preserving the same view and the same position of the person on that ...

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