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Questions tagged [applications]

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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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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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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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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 uninstall an app when “Uninstall” dialog is not shown?

How to uninstall this app where after clicking uninstall, only the picture of the app shows up and there's no "OK, cancel" prompt? My device is Asus Zenfone 2 Laser 5.5 (ZE550KL).
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Android device ID while unrooting phone

If I perform below steps, I root Android phone, From third party apps available on Play Store, I change 16 digit Android device id(Let say from aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa to bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb) And then again ...
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Google apps having connection problems while my Internet works fine

Google apps like Play Store or YouTube won't connect to the Internet. But YouTube works fine on my browsers. I also play online games (no problems there). Can you give me a quick solution,please...
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How to disable hidden trackers, in google play store applications

So most applications, on google play have hidden trackers, analytics they don't tell you about. This site lets you search any app shows trackers. The article explains what i'm talking about. Example: ...
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How to unhide my review that had been hidden by app developer?

I noticed that one app that is licensed under GPLv3, while the app developer had not been publishing code updates on github for several years already. I decided to write a review on Google Play and ...
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Wifi hotspot without internet

With newer versions of Android and for certain manufacturers they always tries to make sure your WiFi has internet. I guess this is an OK feature if multiple known Wifi AP is available. However the ...
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Android App for split screen pdf note taking (for tablets) [closed]

Does anybody know of an app which lets you have a split screen of pdf(left) and note taking blank page(right) setting, so that you can make notes for every individual page? When you revisit it would ...
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Problem in opening applications

When i restart my mobile Samsung j5 2016 Or shutdown so when i switch on my mobile. It start like from begning like when we by new phone . All that app doesnt work before restarting or before ...
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android termux busybox do not let me run commands

Anyone knows why when I try to run a command on termux like nc busybox try to run the command instead netcat the same happens when i try to run tar busybox gets in the way ?
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How do I keep the Spotify Android app from hogging all free space for its cache?

The Spotify for Android app uses every last byte of space it can find on my device for its cache, and I frequently have to delete /storage/self/primary/Android/data/com.spotify.music/files/...
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Full circle with symbol like smiling mouth in notification bar

Does anybody know, what is this icon in the notification bar in the top left corner? I saw it on screenshot, thats why I cant check it on my mobile phone. Thanks.
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Custom Voice Action

Can i make the google assistant of my android phone to perform custom actions? For example: Ok google. open barrier via "AppName"? I have tried the system actions, but neither one matches my need. So ...
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Custom date/time based notifications [closed]

Is there an Android app on the playstore that allows these features: Period notification reminders (daily, weekly, monthly, specific times, etc) Custom notification text Ability to send the same ...
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How do I keep an App running in Background without rooting?

Mobile Legends in my phone(Xiaomi Redmi 5a) always restarts whenever I went to recent apps. And it is irritable when I'm in-game. What would normally cause this? How do I prevent it from happening? P....
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How to write a script that removes a certain set of apps everytime you flash an update file?

I run a LineageOS device with MicroG, but since the default messaging app is not able to be disabled I need to remove it everytime I flash an update file. This is becoming more and more tedious as ...
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Menu button for very old apps in Android 7

I have Lenovo TAB4 10 Plus tablet with Android 7.1.1 and I'm unable to change settings for some very old application because of missing menu button for them. In Android 5 there was floating menu ...
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Android Venmo App - Top Friends Algorithm?

I'm a heavy venmo user and I'm wondering how they determine your so called "top people" when you start to make a payment. I see people I haven't sent money to in close to a year, people I'm not ...
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Do not disturb app exceptions

I recently updated my phone, Pixel 2 XL, to Android 9. This question is similar to Allow An App To Override Do Not Disturb In Oreo. But in my case, I am having a specific problem with a single app, ...
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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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how can i access All application which is using INTERNET in Android

i want to access all application which is using Internet at the background of our mobile phone kindly help me how to find applications which is running on Internet at background.
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Android 'Add-on' for app

Don't know if I have the terminology correct, but I recently install TeamViewer Quicksupport from the Play Store. After it installed, I had to download an 'Add-on' for Samsung (I have no idea why it ...
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Does Zero Camera Mod work on AOSP roms like LineageOS and Resurrection OS?

There is a mod/app/firmware (I'm really confused because no one talks about this stuff in concrete terms), called Zero Camera Mod. Zero Camera Mod (flashable zip) Playstore download (requires root) ...
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How to free storage besides clearing up cache memory

I have a Samsung galaxy smart phone. Whenever I download apps such as,Ubber and Facebook it tells me that my storage is full. I have cleared up cache memory but still there is no difference. What can ...
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Clear all apps user data with ADB without factory reset

I'm trying to achieve the goal of clearing all app data using Git Bash on Windows, but I don't know exactly if this approach is wrong, because it shows FAILED on every line. adb shell 'pm list ...
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Finding super voice recorder files on computer AFTER it was created on my android 8

I have two recording apps on my Galaxy 8 android. "Super Voice recorder" which I use to tape meetings to create meeting notes and "Call Recorder" that records phone conversations. When I sync to my ...
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How to “extract” files from an android app?

Is there a possible way to extract (I'm really sorry I can't think of a better word, my english vocabulary is not that good) files from an android app I downloaded from the app store? Like, I got ...
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How do I remove Trojan horse virus from my android smartphone?

There is a virus in my android phone named com.wgjvp.idck and I tried every possible solution to remove it but couldn't find any solution. What I did: I hard-reset(factory-reset) my phone twice but ...
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How do i keep an app open whilst also browsing on chrome?

Dumb question but... So i'm using the app but want to research something related on the web , and switch back and forth between the two. Thanks
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How to prevent phone to install bloatware automatically

I have a THL T9 Plus. I just wonder, why are applications installed automatically in background. I already installed NoRoot Firewall and Avira Antivirus. These are in most cases "HotKnotBean" and "...
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An app like LG's QuickMemo+?

Often, when I browse the net on my phone, I find some snippet of info that's very useful. On my old LG G5, I used an app called QuickMemo+, which basically did 3 things for me: easily took a ...
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Limit Volume Differently in Different Applications

I've tried many applications for limiting the volume outputting from my phone in order to force myself to protect my hearing. However, I have yet to find an application that allows me to limit volume ...
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Which Gapps package should I use..?

I am using Lava Iris x8 mobile. I am going to flash lineage(6.0.1) custom rom .Which gapps package should I download...?
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Application Usage Statistics

Is there any way to get application usage statistics? Specifically, I would like to know how many times an application (like for example Hangouts, or Firefox) is started. And by that, I mean times ...
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Applications that reside in memory both running and cached

I can see some apps running in background even if I have blocked that app's background data. I don't need to force close that app from developer options. I need to know, what is the duration of ...
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Having problems with my phone please help :(

My phone has been making these weird blue and red shapes for a while now and I have no idea how to turn it off, anyone got any ideas?
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How to take a photo similar to an old photo? [closed]

Is there any app to help take a photo similar to an older photo of the same building/view? like in the past winter or summer. I am thinking of an app that shows the old photo on screen a little bit ...
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Popups with promotion

Sometimes, I'm getting popups on my Samsung S8 with promotions. Especially it is annoying during navigation with Google Maps. How to disable popups? How to know which application is responsible on ...
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What icon is this?

I am talking to my kid thru wechat so I am familiar with the wechat logo message notification. But I dont know what that S in a square logo is? Do you know what Application is that?
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How to prevent Google Play Books from uploading ebooks?

Even with Enable PDF uploading disabled on Google Play Books application every book I add gets added to the cloud. Is there any way to disable this behaviour?
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How to create multiple splitscreen(more than two) on an emulator?

I want to open same app with multiple accounts side by side simultaneously on an emulator which has large enough screen resolution on pc. I can create multiple app instances with appcloner. Is there a ...
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How to manually remove an app?

I lack proper keywords to google efficiently to know how to manually remove an app. Basically I want to uninstall Chrome, but I also want to know deeper about Android system rather than rely on a ...