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Questions tagged [applications]

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How to restore screen to normal size?

A friend asked me to help fix her phone. She left it with her kid and they put it on safe mode. I restarted it and it went into a smaller screen display like this. (Tap to enlarge) Without trying a ...
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How to integrate Api.Ai in Android? [on hold]

I am building an android app in which I want to integrate api.ai. I need help in following: (i) How can i integrate it in Android App from scratch? Thanks in advance
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WHY DOES MY GPS ON SAMSUNG S6 LIE ABOUT MY LOCATION? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Active and it has Google Maps downloaded on it as well as other Google apps. My husband went through my phone and in the Google Maps app, under timeline, apparently it ...
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Creating a URL that always leaving application and opens in default browser [on hold]

If I want to ensure a URL, if clicked, will always leaving app and open in default browser (instead of internal browser eg. facebook mobile application) can I do that by modifying the URL? Is this ...
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Android Studio project controlled by Subversion version control [on hold]

I have some initial project, created in Android Studio for developing Android app. Which files should be put under version control for seamless project checkout and succesfull building?
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How to find my lost images on my phone?

I checked my phone yesterday and I realised that all of my images are disappeared. I cannot find my images neither in gallery nor folders. I installed many apps to recover images (DiskDigger and etc......
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GOOGLE ACCOUNT ON ANDROID AND COMP [on hold]

I am new to developing and I started making an app on google cloud. I also started using google scripts. I really dont know what I am doing but basically I share a google account with husband. He does ...
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Restore MTP Application to Samsung Android Phone

I accidentally deleted the system app com.samsung.android.MtpApplication from my rooted phone running Lollipop 5.1.1 using Titanium Backup. I had a backup but when I tried to restore it, it failed ...
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How to completely clear my device of a particular company's apps?

Owing to a recent Motley Fool report of Google's actions pertaining to Cheetah Mobile apps, it occured to me that I would like to either uninstall or disable (in case uninstall fails), the apps ...
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Exclude some apps from “close all”

Is there a way to exclude some apps from "close all"? I sometimes have many apps open on my device and want to quit them all except Spotify (for example) because I am listening to music while doing ...
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Teach Android to beginners [on hold]

I am looking for an android developer who has the passion to teach android from scratch and is good at english.
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Default Phone/ Dialer app crashes in Android Mobile

I have Moto E3 power android mobile having 6.0 marshmallow OS. as I make a call it suddenly crashes and phone rings of receiver. No OS update in my device and no Phone app update in google play ...
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Writing to framebuffer causes a reboot

I have just rooted my S8 Exynos, installed magisk. Also installed TGPKernel. i am using stock. I wanted to install linux on my device through linux deploy app with framebuffer gui. But writing to ...
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App killed from task manager is called foreground state or background state

If I close app from task manager by doing-- Press home-button for a long time -> see all running apps -> swipe my app aside -> All app killed. Now those apps I have removed from task manager is in ...
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Xiaomi mi6(android 8) Failure [INSTALL_FAILED_NO_MATCHING_ABIS: Failed to extract native libraries, res=-113] [closed]

An error occurred while working in Android Studio: Failure [INSTALL_FAILED_NO_MATCHING_ABIS: Failed to extract native libraries, res=-113]. Previously, there was no such problem. When testing on ...
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Is there a way to find history of websites which was opened through app browser?

I tried to find the websites I opened through apps like Twitter, Instagram; but I wasn't able to find them again. Is there a way to search for history of websites which was opened through app browser ...
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Difficulty getting app [duplicate]

I changed my country on my Google account and at Playstore to Canada, but I am still not able to get the App of the bank that I use. I get a message saying that the App is not available in my country. ...
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How to prevent notifications from being dismissed when an app is opened?

Is there a way to keep a notification in the notification area after the app is opened? Ideally for any app installed as it's annoying, for example, when info from the notification area disappears ...
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App exporting to SD card

I remember android has disabled app exporting to SD card since i dont remember which version, but a person has showed me his 7.0 or 7.4 LG which actually is able to move apps to SD card. Why is this ...
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How to prevent loud beeps before alarm rings

Using alarm xtreme on Samsung S8. In the past it didnt happen but recently when the phone wakes up to play the alarm it plays a very loud 3 beeps and then starts the alarm. The alarm is set to start ...
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Backup apps on PC along with cache memory?

Is there is anyway I can make a backup of android apps on PC along with their respected data and cache
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No viewer found

I downloaded Disk Viewer to find some possible hidden items on an SD card. I tried to open one and I got "No viewer found". How can I open the file or how do I find out which app I need to open it?
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What damage can someone do with a logged play store account?

Let's say I have 500 tablets that I'm using for educational purposes at a highschool. In order to preload the app and receive automatic updates later, we have a single dummy Google Account that's ...
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What do “Installed”, “Running”, and “All” apps mean in Android Settings?

I have an Android device running on Android 4.4.4. In the Settings, I have no idea what "Installed", "Running", and "All" apps are. What do those mean?
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Recovering install log from wiped phone

Long story short... A coworker installed some spy software on my phone and I desperately need to recover proof of this. Any way to recover some kind of install log from a factory reset Android phone?
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how to use two diferent numbers in the same phone via whatsapp?

My phone just went broken last night, and I have another but I don't want to change the sim card, so I'm wondering if its possible to run 2 numbers on the same phone. I have heard there is a chance ...
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How to recover lost photos from photo/video locker?

I installed this photo locker app on my android phone. I put several pictures in it. It was working fine, but today when I opened the app the pictures appeared corrupted and when I unlocked them, ...
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Forking Chromium and Adding Flags Back

So I have modified chromium with an adblocker for me, but I hate the new chrome 68+ look and really want to re-enable the old look. IIRC in chrome 67 there was a flag that allowed you to swap between ...
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Location triggered alarm [duplicate]

Suppose you want to activate an alarm triggered once a certain location is reached. There exist something capable of this already on Samsung S9 for example
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Please help me identify this icon [duplicate]

Pleaseeee help me find out what is the meaning of that icon encircled in my attached photo.. be very glad if u could help me.. thanks..
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What android icon app is this?pls help [duplicate]

Please help me identify the icon encircled in my attached photo..thank you.
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“Offline dictionaries” app keeps losing installed dictionary

I'm using Offline Dictionaries app on Android 8.1.0, in a Redmi 6 smartphone (global version). I have installed only one dictionary, "English (Wiktionary)", which is installed on /storage/emulated/0/...
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Oppo a37fw Crashes in the middle of the gameplay

When iam playing a game, it is very smooth then suddenly it turns into a blackscreen which then resets my phone without rebooting or seeing the logo, This usually happens on a high end game but ...
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How to Copy Link from android app?

Hello sir/mam how can i copy a link from any android app that has link inside pages I have some whatsapp group joining link inside app Every pages has a link of Whatsapp group i want to copy that ...
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Linuxonndex on generic Android device?

There is no way at the moment, to install Linuxonndex on other Android devices (not Tab s4 or note 9)? I tried apk of apkmirror on my oneplus 6t, but it stays stuck on the start screen... 😭
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Android/Lenovo tablet - view app history? [duplicate]

I think my 11-year-old son is sneaking in some game time on our Lenovo tablet when he's supposed to be doing his classwork on it. Not a capital offense, obviously, but I figured it'd be an easy ...
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How to enable/disable apps using ADB (Android 8.x)?

I cannot get apps enabled or disabled using ADB. Android: 8.0.0 Device: Samsung Galaxy A520 (SM-A520F) I don't have root access to my device. To get the list of the disabled packages I use: $ adb ...
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whatsApp chat history recovery

Does anybody have an idea? I installed whattssapp and I'd like to recover the chat history from the files stored on my android sd card. I must say the files have already been renamed as " msg.store..."...
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Make apps use the notch in landscape on Huawei P20 Lite

Can I make apps use the notch like how Creative Destruction does in landscape. I tried editing the apps using apk editors and adding things in but it did not work.
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How can I restore an android phone which is stuck in bootloop, when factor reset has failed to do so?

Phone name: Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 G316HU OS: Android Kitkat I have already tried factory reset multiple time but it is still stuck in bootloop. Is there anyway I could get it to work again?
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Linux on Dex - Can you install additional programs? R? Vim?

Linux on Dex is on an Arm processor, not Intel processor. Does this mean I can't install most normal programs? If you have Linux on Dex could you try and install these two programs, run them, and ...
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Determine android:installLocation in Play Store BEFORE install

I'm familiar with moving apps from internal to external memory. In fact I have to with the limited internal memory I have. Some apps don't allow that. I know it's the android:installLocation line. ...
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Is there a way to give root privileges to an app through the ADB?

The Android Debug Bridge (ADB) itself has root access (after executing the adb root command). Can that be used to give the same privileges to apps on the device? Is there a file somewhere in the ...
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Working with Security Metadata in APK file

According to this Blog post, Google has added a Security Metadata on top of an APK to verify that it was originally distributed by Google Play. More specifically it adds APK Signing Block to the APK ...
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Is there an a way to cast a remote desktop connection without screen mirroring thru Google Home?

The Chromecast screen-mirroring is very slow as far as I have experienced. Is there any other way to only cast a remote desktop connection to Chromecast from an Android Phone?
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Reset the notification channel settings of a particular app without uninstalling it

I messed with the notification settings of my Youtube app and now want to reset the settings. This can usually be done by uninstalling the app. The problem is that this is a preinstalled app and I can'...
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Does anyone know how to remove MTKLOGGER from an Android phone?

I've got a Sony e4g which runs Android 4.4.4. MTKLOGGER doesn't appear in the apps screen, but it's in the list of apps in the settings app. I can't figure out how to get rid of it. I can't find it ...
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Why can't I install apk file.? [closed]

Everytime I press Install,it keeps saying app not installed. I tried rebooting, restarting.. Still can't install.. But i can install apps on google play.. Just not on my files... I really need it.
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Change default Chrome Built-in dictionary

I have recently noticed that once I select a word in Chrome, I get an option "Dictionary" that would take me to this app. This is the icon of the app: I can't uninstall this app, thus this means that ...
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how to clone android app without changing package name?

i want to clone TextNow app but when i using app cloner and clone it, it reCAPTCHA fails, i asked my developer friends , and they said "Unfortunately Recaptcha checks the original package name, so it'...