Questions tagged [applications]

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i have several phones that i need to remote start an app on phones

is it possible to start an app from another app on android? I cannot find any app that exists already that would perform this task.
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How does an app (e.g. Whatsapp) automatically detect when the phone receives a 2FA SMS verification code without being granted SMS read permissions? [duplicate]

When installing some apps (for example Whatsapp) the user is required to receive a verification code on the phone via SMS. I have noticed that some apps automatically verify this code as soon as the ...
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Get into recovery mode Xperia Ray

I want to install custom rom in my xperia ray. I have rooted my phone, Unlocked boot loader and also instaled clock work mod. I have downloaded the custom rom and gapps in my sd card. But i am not ...
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How to access GBoard clipboard manager without turning on 'Show suggestion strip'?

Is there anyway to access clipboard manager in google keyboard without enabling suggestion strip? It seems I can't find a shortcut or way to access it. I'm using the latest version from Playstore
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How can I block ads in Facebook videos

I have installed AdGuard Pro and have installed all the filters. Nearly every video I watch on Facebook (only when using my Android phone) becomes interrupted by a video ad. In contrast, my partner ...
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Anyone know which template is that? [on hold]

i saw some dictionary app on play store. Diffrent people used same app for their projects. here some examples https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dictionary.psychologymb&hl=tr ...
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App folders about app that i have delated

how is it possible that in the file manager there are app folders about app that I have deleted for some time? And they also have a last modified date recorded after the app was canceled!
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Is it possible to provide custom dimensions to my android application? [on hold]

I want my android application to occupy some customized space (like top left corner of the application and device coincide, with the app occupying 1/4 of the width of the device and 3/4 of the height) ...
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How to fetch tracked data from *mi Fit* Android app?

I have a fitness tracker band from mi (Xaomi). It has an Android app associated with it on my phone called mi Fit. Now, I want to know how to fetch all or some of the tracked data i.e sleep quality, ...
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Which app created a “ .chat_temp” folder in my file menagement? [duplicate]

Do you know which app could created a folder called”.chat_temp? I didn’t find anything in Google. I have other folders called for example: .face .sems or .dwnld and in google i found explications, but ...
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Is there an app that will drain my battery?

Are there any apps that will specifically help to drain a battery down quickly? The scenario I would want to have this is if I want to quickly drain the battery so I can charge it fully again. Some ...
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How can I launch a system app that doesn't appear in the app drawer?

Just for context, I have an unrooted OnePlus 6. There's a system app called "Zen Mode" (not in the play store) that gives you notifications when you use your phone for 2 hours. I tapped on the ...
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.chat_temp folder [duplicate]

What’s “.chat_temp” folder in my internal storage(LG file manager)? Which app created this folder? (I don’t have facebook, facebook messanger and Sbapchat). Thank you!
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What is the “code” after the app package name in /data/app/?

Just by curiosity, since I wasn't able to find an answer after googling, do you know what are these "codes" after the packages names of my apps in /data/app/…? This number is neither in ...
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App for grocery store items not on sale [on hold]

I live in Canada. I know about the Flipp app, which allows you to search grocery store items that are on sale. Is there an app where you can search items that are regular price along with items ...
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How do I get the position on click of a button in RecyclerView? [on hold]

Above is my recycler view that contains the Item name and a Button. What I want to do is retrieve the position. I have tried using getAdapterPosition() and also used a Toast to display the position(...
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Google account's history email recipients not available on Android Gmail app

I have an LG V35 ThinQ currently running Android version 9. I have multiple accounts set up on the phone including Google, Facebook, Microsoft Exchange, etc. They're all set to auto-sync. When I ...
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How do I update the emoji set for standard messaging applications?

I have a basic compatibility problem with emoji: the emoji available on one Android device (Android 8.1) do not match those available on a second (Android 6.0?) in applications including the SMS ...
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Inbuilt call recorder doesn't allow to record call from other call recorder

I have vivo-v11-pro and i want to use a call recorder other than inbuilt call recorder as in built call recorder shows recording dialog at the end of call. so i installed extra call recorder but when ...
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App not showing up in app store search result

I am trying to download this app in samsung galaxy s4 with android 5.0.1 I have tried looking for it in another phone with android 4.2 but it doesn't show up when I search for it in the playstore (...
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Some apps won't open links/content in a different app

Example: someone will share a link to discord. When I click the link, I will be asked which app I want to open link with. However, when I click the desired app, the app won't open. If I want to open ...
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Stop Google play store from Auto updating

Okay so this is a weird issue but hear me out. I own an LG G4 and as usual, the play store updates itself to stay on the latest version. But I noticed the original play store that came on the phone is ...
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how to find password stored in application data? [on hold]

i've forgot my account password and i can't restore it via email address. but it stored in android app data(previously entered password in app). do you have a method to restore pass from android app ...
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Android File Transfer not working?

I have a mac, and I want to delete all the music on my phone and replace it with all the music on itunes in my mac. I've done this before, but it is not working. For some reason, my music is not in ...
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How to change the background of user icons on the android gmail app

So, for the longest time, Now, it's like I don't know why or how it happened but I want to change it back.
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Why doesn't lucky patcher work for non-game apps?

Why doesn't lucky patcher work for non-game apps? I've just tried it for some educational apps. But no result. (Rooted device)
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Mock Locations option keeps turning off

I am trying to test an app i have been sitting on for a while. In order to do that i need to use the option "Allow mock Locations", so i set it to on. But as soon as i refresh the page it's gets ...
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Need an app for playing music over bluetooth in my peugeot

I have Peugeot 307 sw 2007year it has Bluetooth but it only for making calls,but I want to play music on it and don't want to buy any adaptor's. So I know it possible to create/or it exist an app ...
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Which platform to choose to launch an app? [closed]

Choosing Android as a platform to launch the app first, is this a good decision? Or should I consider iOS? It would be a big help if you guys let me know the factors which will help me decide this or ...
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The Cast option is unable to detect my Windows PC

I am trying to cast my android screen to Windows 10 Connect App, but its not working. I have a Lenovo K8 Note running android 7.1.1(not rooted and its near stock OS). I have an another device with ...
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Any way to send battery statistics to a computer?

I'm working for a company that has several samsung galaxy tablets in the field, we want a way to determine when their batteries are going bad before they stop working completely. Ideally, we'd be ...
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Route all your calls (voice/video) to the main microphone

I got an Android TV box called Mecool Km9 pro (certified by google as android tv) I connected webcam with mic to make video calls via whatsapp, but once I make a video mic switch off, apparently the ...
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Help!! my phone can't install any app (Have picture)

its a chinese phone (spreadtrum ) . cant install any apps on play store and cant install apk. i also try on adb but isn't work. there something limit in this phone. how to fix it ?
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OS-independent app loading problem

My phone has an odd problem, and I don't know where to start in diagnosing it. Several apps started having problems opening, taking a very long time (sometimes several minutes) to open; sometimes they ...
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Huawei phone- apps downloaded and visible under settings but can't open

I have a new Huawei phone purchased in Australia, and I have successfully downloaded apps, which appear under app settings, but there are no shortcuts for the apps nor an option to open them. Any help ...
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Notification click event [closed]

I have receive three different screens in my app: Reading, Walking, and Sleeping How do I identify the specific notification to redirect to in each screen?
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How to keep two versions of an app installed?

Android Market has just updated an app in my device. I liked the update, but its fully different from last version which was also my favorite. So, I want to keep last version too. I have last version'...
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Android music organization. How do I avoid splitting albums on the default music app?

I have a Galaxy S7. I am trying to organize music in the default music app and running into some issues. For example, no matter how much I try and group music in to one album or to one artist (on both ...
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All apps seem to be gone

I was using my Chrome on Android 4.1.2 on Samsung Galaxy S II and phone suddenly crashed. When phone restarted it looked like all apps are gone, even Google Play. App Drawer shows only standard apps ...
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telephone answering device (voicemail) functionallity app

My mobile carrier, has stopped offering auto telephone answering device (voicemail) functionallity (when you call somebody, and it can't answer your phone you get a recorded message, that lets you ...
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How do I safely install an app not from the Play store?

I have always installed apps from the official store but today I wanted to install an app from SlideMe so I clicked "download" but it didn't install automatically. It just downloaded an .apk file and ...
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All of a sudden so many apps stop working

All of a sudden a lot of apps don't work any more, and some randomly give messages "unfortunately ________ has stopped working". Is there any way to go about trouble shooting this? Shazam and Strava ...
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Unable to change display language in Twitter app on S4

I want to change the laguage Twitter is displayed in from English to German. I can easily do this from the laptop web version. However the Language is still in english on my app. Some notifacations ...
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limiting only one app to use data

Is there any way so that I can limit only one or two app to use my data in android 4.4.2. PS:- I know about blocking background data but I am curious about any other way.
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Is it possible to install an FM Radio application to get local frequencies?

Samsung Galaxy S10 has a built-in radio application. But it catches only USA and Canada frequencies. I do not live in USA nor in Canada. So is it possible to install an FM Radio application from ...
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how to fix resource error in android while installing a game

Android: 4.3 Jellybean Whenever I install a game with an obb file in memory card, it says download failed because the resources could not be found, but that doesn't happen when I copy the obb file to ...
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where can i get app back that opens a tab for all my apps?

My smartphone was open in my pocket and the application that opens the tab for my all apps disappeared. Now i can open apps that are not on the home screen just through the play store. phone sony ...
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system app not working

I have a widget to turn data connection on and off. Since I upgraded my Nexus 4 to Lollipop, I get the message "widgetsoid needs to be installed as a system app" So I rooted the phone, moved the apk ...
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Is this malware behavior ?Q memo+keeps asking me to grant permission to wri

My metro pcs LG stylo 2 plus' andriod system 7.0 system app(q memo plus and pen settings) keeps asking me to grant a permission request(to draw over other apps)-pen setting-& Q-memo plus,keeps ...