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Questions tagged [applications]

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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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Applications: Rollback latest update [duplicate]

I updated Winamp today from the market and now I'm having troubles playing shoutcast stations and some mp3's. Is it possible to rollback only the update I installed this morning? or am I out of luck?
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Choose a specific app to open a particular file

I created some e-learning using Articulate Storyline 2 which I want to view on my Samsung Galaxy. The files are physically in my Documents folder. The module is not on the internet - I'm still testing ...
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android arabic language not changed [on hold]

I am developing android application that uses English and Arabic languages, when I debug it on my mobile it works well and the language change between Arabic and English perfectly. But when I uploaded ...
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How can I sort applications by cache size?

How can I sort applications by cache size? I can sort applications by data size in Settings → Apps storage, but it doesn't take into account the cache size, which can sometimes be significant. ...
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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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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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Open DJVU files on Android (set default app)

I have an android phone. I have two apps on the phone, both are able to open djvu files (FBReader & EBookDroid). But when I'm trying to open a djvu file in "my file", the android system says that ...
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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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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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Misc. files that I can't find but that take up about a half of available storage

I have the following problem: about half of my phone storage is filled by files that grouped as Misc in Android Storage app. The problem is that I can't find these files. If I open the Misc. category ...
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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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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 [closed]

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 [closed]

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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Is there a 3D photo stitching app for Android? (as an alternative to Photosynth)

Photosynth for iOS is a great app that allows you to create 3D panoramas by taking multiple photos and automatically stitching them together. Is there any alternative for Android? I've already tried:...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hide applications from Apps menu

I don't want to root my phone to delete some applications installed by the provider, but I would like to hide them from the menu, since I know that I won't use them often. I know that it is possible ...
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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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How to see all the apps I have downloaded from Google Play store?

Is it possible to see all apps I've downloaded on the Google Play store?
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How to connect Redmi 3S to PC

I need your help urgently. Just bought Redmi 3s last week, and still struggling to connect phone to computer. I did everything anyone told me. USB debugging is on in my phone. Install MI pcsuite in my ...
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Is it possible to access Face ID sensors raw data?

My Honor 10 has facial recognition capability in the dark, I suppose it works like Apple's Face ID which would rely on and IR camera and an Infrared pattern/dot projector. So, since the Settings app ...
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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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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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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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How to always show the status bar?

All is in the title: I want to always show the status bar, even in fullscreen mode (basically, I want a deactivation of the fullscreen mode). Ideally, I would like to display it in portrait mode when ...
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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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“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 can I access the files in “/data/data” and copy them into memory card without root?

Are there any way to access the files in /data/data and copy them into memory card? I do not have root access.
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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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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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App drawer disappeared on One Plus One with Cyanogen OS

I accidentally removed my app drawer on the dock. I already tired different ways suggested on this site to get it back. But none of them worked. I am not sure if this is related to the OS version or ...
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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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Nearby friends on facebook not working

I find the nearby friends functions of the facebook app quite useful. However since a few weeks I can't get it to work. Basically I'm stuck with a screen asking me to invite friends. I checked my ...
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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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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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WhatsApp not working with mobile data S7 Edge

I use a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge with Android 6.0.1 . My WhatsApp works perfectly over wifi, However when I switch to mobile data it stops working. I have Googled and found some "solutions" that do ...