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Questions tagged [applications]

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Will apps exempted from background optimization be affected by low-battery triggered energy saving?

I disabled optimization for Whatsapp. I want to limit Whatsapp only if the battery is low. Does LineageOs 14 ignore the whitelist on low battery out of the box already? I'm wondering about this ...
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How can I sort applications by cache size?

How can I sort applications by cache size? I can applications by data size in Settings -> Apps storage: but it doesn't take into account the cache size, which can sometimes be significant: I use ...
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Android automatically setting Chrome as the default browser eve though I change

I don't want Chrome to be my default browser. I set my default browser to Firefox. Then when I click a link, It opens in Chrome again. I get back to default apps settings to check and I see Chrome is ...
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How to create a Web Service for Android [on hold]

i have a rather small issue i need to clarify. i made an app during the last couple weeks that implements a map and uses coordinates to bring out nearby enterprises etc. My supervisor has asked me to ...
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Why isn't there any option of 'undo' in Android smartphones? [on hold]

The question is pretty much self-explanatory. I don't get why there's no option of 'undo' in smartphones running on Android OS. By undo, I mean undoing text(CTRL+z), a very basic feature available in ...
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Phone Auth by Firebase does not work [on hold]

I was trying for several days to implement the Phone Auth by Firebase but with no success. I fallowed the steps from their official site: https://firebase.google.com/docs/auth/android/phone-auth So,...
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App permissions say Voice Recorder can modify contents of SD card but VR won't let me record to it

Therefore, when I try to set the recording location to somewhere on the SD card, I'd expect to be allowed. And yet: I tried the bare 9016-4EF8 folder, the Android folder in it, the data folder in ...
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Recyclerview fragment inside fragment [on hold]

Alsalam alikom I have fragment A inside it fragment B In fragment B there are recyclerview but it did not show When move recyclerview to first fragment (A) it will show and work perfectly
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How to extract Facebook messenger password

I would like to ask you how can i see the stored password of FB messenger on my phone. What i already tried: Password reset did not work since the mail that was used is blocked and the phone number ...
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Backend for calendar of users [on hold]

I'm currently working on an app in which the users can compare their calendars. I have been looking up several backends (firebase, ...) to use for this projects. I want to enbable users to log in with ...
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Writing fitness tracker app [on hold]

I need to buy a fitness tracker, to write an app for it (both iOS and Android) and looking for a tracker which is in the mid-price range, having maximum sensors possible, available in the Indian ...
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Enabling Mobile Data [closed]

I have searched alot but I have not found any way to turning on mobile data on a click of button pragmatically in android kitkat and above.Your guidance will be of great help.
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Google Fit often doesn't count my steps

In the past, Google Fit accurately counted my steps and tracked my cycling. Now is often doesn't count my steps and never tracks my cycling. Is it my phone or the app? I have changed phones: I had a ...
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Is there a mobile network communication failure on the Android Oreo? [closed]

The source code below is the source code you created to verify the global IP of your smartphone with HTTP communication. public class HttpGetIpRequest extends AsyncTask<String, Void, String>{ ...
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Apps won't close on Huawei MediaPad M5

Usually on Android, there is a button to show what apps are running the background - this isn't a list of system processes (nor system apps), but user started applications (games). After we press the ...
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iTunes purchases of how to delete credit debit card? [closed]

iTunes settings iTunes purchases Credit debit card on my device
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connecting AB shutter3 to my android phone

I tried to connect AB shutter3 to my android phone but my phone bluetooth cannot find it talk less of connecting, please how do i resolve this issue.
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Changing WhatsApp contacts picture

I have a picture linked to my friends number, saved in my phones contacts. This picture originally defaulted onto his Whatsapp account (which are linked), because he doesn't have a Whatsapp photo set. ...
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Android Studio Gradle Connection refused: connect? [closed]

I installed Andorid Studio and the first time I started a new project. at compile time I got this error: "Connection refused: connect" I tried to set proxy and I also tried to use local gradle, but ...
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send push notification when wlan-xxx is in near and over gps [closed]

Hello i want to make a function to do this 2 step: Send push when wlan-xxx is recognize Send push when Person is in The near of a marked point over GPS Howto make in Android Studio ? Thanks for ...
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“Apps permission Management running” advice

I can reboot my tablet (KT107) to the page showing the message "Apps permission Management running" I swipe up to the next page and select the icon to open the page showing All Apps - but this page ...
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How do I bookmark a page in Google Books?

Google Books has a feature whereby you can bookmark a page by tapping any corner of any page of a book you're reading. However, I was unable to do this. Could someone please provide some help as to ...
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What can be removed from Android Tablet?

I was recently given a roverpad tesla 10.1 tablet : (https://www.imei.info/phonedatabase/16842-roverpad-tesla-101/) It is total garbage as a tablet but I would like to use as a controller for a mini ...
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Problem with app update: Play Store keep downloading to much

For a few weeks now, Play Store struggles to update 2 of my apps. It tries to download the update but overshoots (see image). It does this a few times until it puts them back on the pending list. ...
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List of all apps on the phone that are no longer available in the Play Store [duplicate]

Once an application is removed from the Play Store I will likely want to uninstall it. However, I do not know of an obvious way to figure out which applications are currently installed on my phone but ...
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Can't stream or download podcasts hosted by Audioboom

I got a Galaxy S8 a few weeks ago and I noticed that I could not download or stream episodes from the podcast Casefile. The problem persisted on seven different podcast apps so I figured it wasn't the ...
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Android System WebView

I am trying to run an app called Fully Kiosk Browser, to lock down to a single specific web page. This is on an Android TV Box, running Android 7.1.2 However, when my web page does not load in the app....
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Which apps can find Non-root apps's data? [duplicate]

Where Android apps store data? I am trying to find all the app data of a game installed on my device(2.53GB) for move it to another device(first time) because I need to change my device soon... I don'...
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Can't Install BOTIM android application in Oreo

I have Moto G5 with android Oreo OS, I am trying to install BOTIM application from play store, play store able to download it, but it gives error during installation (Can't install BOTIM app). Even I ...
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Third Party Apps cant get wifi SSID

This is the my first time asking in this SE site. I have a Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro running MIUI custom from Xiaomi.eu. The problem is that in every app (third party apps) that uses Wifi, the SSID is not ...
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Cannot download through a link

I have google play and app gallery (from Huawei). but whenever i need to download an app through a link it brings me directly to the Huawei Gallery and of course it is telling me the app is not ...
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Battery BroadcastReceiver in background

I am developing an app which needs to listen to the android.intent.action.ACTION_BATTERY_CHANGED intent in the background. I understand that since API 26, it is no longer possible to "statically" ...
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Does buying thousands of apps (but not installing them) cause bloat in Android?

A few years ago, Google added the ability for app developers to place their apps "on sale". They included the ability for developers to temporarily offer their apps for free. I started "buying" ...
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Is there a way to make Android prioritise data connection instead of wifi, when both are on?

I have a home wifi setup that does not connect to the internet. My phone data plan includes free data when streaming for some items ( stan,spotify,netflix) So I try to mirror the screen (not cast) so ...
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Prevent application from gaining root access

I'm developing a device management application on a rooted device and I'm looking for a solution to the problem that any application can access the su commands a get access to change things on the ...
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Is there a successor to CSipSimple?

The goal is to use the CSipSimple on a TMO Galaxy S5. I found the .apk files, however they are dated 2012: https://code.google.com/archive/p/csipsimple/downloads CSipSimple-0.04-01.apk installed ...
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Pushing a directory of code to GitHub from Android

I have a directory structure containing code on my Android phone. I would like to push the code to GitHub. I have downloaded the FastHub app and tried the mobile and desktop versions of my GitHub ...
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How to keep useful but rarely used apps uninstalled in the phone (ready-to-install, ideally including their settings)?

Currently I have installed ~500 apps, mostly productivity apps and tools of various types. I would like to have only ~100 most frequent apps installed and keep the rest (~400) uninstalled, stored in ...
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Is there an Arm emulator for android devices?

My android device has an MTK6797 Soc(Xiaomi Redmi note 4x mtk version), and the company never released the kernel source, now I want to connect a USB device through OTG and control it from a chrooted ...
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BBM Android chat lost after Android crash

I've recently been experiencing Android crashes (5.0), and the BBM app seems to be particularly volatile and could be the cause of the crashes. I had a single contact and chat history with that ...
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AIDE: backspace key not working

I am running the AIDE Android development app on Android Oreo 8.1. This has happened a few times now, that while riding the Java code from the Java code sample, the backspace key fails to work (it ...
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Wallet app from BudgetBakers won't revert my bank's records

I'm using the Wallet app from BudgetBakers.com. I have paid my 40$ licence fee but after ain't my bank and downloading all transactions I am unable to refresh the transactions with new records from my ...
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Why do the system apps show 0B memory space occupied?

I had noticed in my phone's applications manager, that the size of the system apps are displayed as 0B, which indicates that no memory space is occupied by that particular app. Please see this ...
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Why is Amazon Shopping app showing 'null' after the product price?

I've heard that if a website or an app appears in a weird way, it means that your device might have been hacked. I have Android 8.1 Oreo, and below is the Amazon Shopping app showing 'null' after the ...
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How to block TCP connections?

I have an app, a replica of a shooter game in Android. It is just for experimental use only, me and my friends are testing it. I need to block all TCP connections so I can test my security. But its ...
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How to create app-like Chrome shortcuts?

I have a Chrome application which, at some point, I added to my home screen and it was behaving like a real application: there was no Chrome toolbar (for the URL and other settings). The icon was also ...
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Honor 8 won't install default apps?

I had the battery replaced in my Honor 8 and decided it's time for a factory reset after 2 years of use. I did so in the recovery menu, but after setting the phone up I realised that there are basic, ...
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smbv2 samba sharing between Windows 7 and Android stopped working for MyUser, but it works for admin

I used 2 apps that can connect from Android (Nougat) to PC (Windows 7). Hitherto that worked perfect. Now I get user authentication problem when I try to connect from Android to PC with "username" ...
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Lost File on Samsung Phone

So I have a 125gb SD card in my Samsung J7(2016), and since I have enormous amount of space to put such files (no flex), I tried copying lots of files in my SD card including movies, lots of songs, ...
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Cant move apps to my sd card. Please help me with this as i have 29 gb available and i cannot shift

I have a tablet with less space. I have an sd card with 29 gb available but I can't move all apps to sd. I downloaded phone2sd but it said no movable objects. If root is the only way please tell me ...