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Questions tagged [applications]

For questions about Android apps in general. (If possible, use a specific application's tag instead.) Note that Development is off-topic here.

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Change an app language without changing the system language nor rooting the phone

i have a phone the language of which is English. I also have a Mi Band 3 on which I have installed Arabic package to be able to see my friends' messages in Persian (using the same characters as Arabic)...
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Why does the Google Play Store sometimes not list an app update?

I've noticed that the Google Play Store sometimes does not list an update for an app. For example, I'm working on a stock, non-rooted, Android Nougat device on which Firefox Focus was installed ...
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Unable to open link with native app in Android

I have this problem on my Marshmallow device. My issue is with select apps on my device, particularly the Expedia app. I can get some native apps to work, including Shazam and Google apps (Youtube, ...
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How to use external OTG webcam for video calls/conference/talks?

I am sorry if this is a dumb question. I thought this was an easy task, but either I am searching in the wrong direction or this isn't easy at all. I want to make a video call (like Skype, Skype fo ...
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How to use Google Account for Only Photos App on Android

I have used Google Photos App on iOS and the google account there allows me to disable access to the other google services where I don't see my other accounts in all Google Apps like Youtube, Gmail, ...
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Is there a way to separate multiple-number contacts into multiple contacts each with a single number?

I have about 200 contacts in a phone book, most of them have 2 or more phone numbers saved under a single entry. What I want is to separate them in a way that, a single entry will only have one phone ...
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Removing images created by Linux Deploy

I have SM-G900F on Lineage Oreo. I installed Linux Deploy and left the path to ${EXTERNAL_STORAGE}/linux.img, and I removed the app for a second time. Now, I still have the linux.img in my memory, but ...
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Problem displaying apostrophes (')

I'm currently experiencing a strange bug on my device: Whenever an apostrophe (') would be displayed, it shows an ampersand (&) instead, and the rest of the text that would be after the apostrophe ...
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How to add whatsapp contacts in bulk?

I want to save 1000's whatsapp contacts which were not added in contact list in bulk which is the fastest way to do it?
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Recording Facebook Messenger Video call on Android

Hi All, I am trying to record a Facebook messenger video call on Android 9.0. i used many application but the issue is when i open the app then start the v-call the other side can't hear me -but i ...
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Can I consume a consumable In-App purchase as a user?

As a developer I let my app's users buy in-app purchases (IAPs) and then the app lets Google know that the IAP is consumed so it can be purchased again. Is that possible for me as an app user? That ...
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Can't share images

I recently can't share images directly from my gallery and it says that "android has stopped" on my s7 edge. Images from certain albums i.e camera,screenshot,pictures and download can't be shared.
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How to delete my message history in Viber for other person too?

I was using Viber to chat with someone. He hasn't used that number for a long time and apparently it belongs to someone else now. I want to delete all of my messages to that person from the other ...
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Google Keep's search box doesn't show what I type

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on Android 5.0. Till now it worked very well until I installed some apps, then Google Keep stops showing the letters I typed in the search field. So I enter keywords ...
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how to paste database to app

It's my first post, so sorry for my bad english. I used "Calculator - hidden photos&video", and i had a lot data in this app. Once, a made a backup, and i got a new phone. Now i wanaa to restore ...
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Streaming display of Android phone

I would like to use Screen Stream over HTTP for streaming the display of my Phone (Android 7) to my PC. When I start streaming and I try to open the link on my PC nothing happens and on my phone I don'...
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how to restore keyboard on android - to enter locked screen password

My android phone as a screen lock password. Somehow, I've ended up in a situation where the phone no longer shows a keyboard when it boots up but shows "tap to speak" and that too does not work. I ...
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Android Apps will not stop updating, no matter what I try

I've searched extensively on this and I see many threads where the advice relates to drilling into the apps individual menu list and 'un-checking' the 'Enable auto-update' box. Anyway, I'm at my ...
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android.database.sqlite.SQLiteException: Can't downgrade database from version X to Y when running an app

I have problem with TitaniumBackup. I had it installed on my Android tablet which is rooted and using Android 4.4.2. It was working fine, but I had to do factory reset and after that, if I try to ...
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Are there apps which block apps from using features even when they're given permission?

Android's prefs lets me give or revoke individual permissions for individual apps. But sometimes an app will refuse to run without being given permissions that don't seem relevant for such an app. ...
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How can I identify which app in a certain category is installed on an Android device, to install it on another?

I bought my old Android phone on a trip to China so some apps came from Chinese app stores and some came from Google's after I came back. For apps that fit in a certain category, such as currency ...
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What does nl=“true” mean in the package-restrictions.xml file?

When you disable an app using the following command: $ pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.google.android.videos the three attributes will be added to the /data/system/users/0/package-restrictions.xml file:...
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Is GetApk Market application trustful?

Is "GetApk Market" application trustful or malicious? Will it affect one's smartphone or tablet? I have checked via VirusTotal & it mostly detected as Android.Riskware.Downloader: Can anyone ...
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How to block Criteo popups ads?

I have a samsung s6 with android 7.0 and recently I have get some popup ads showing up in full screen mode when entering an app on my phone. I tried to delete recently installed apps but the problem ...
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How to stop Android from closing applications automatically?

I am using a Moto G6 Play (Boost Mobile Variant) and I run a few apps like Discord, Snapchat, and Messenger. Sometimes I'll notice I haven't received a notification in a while, then open the app to ...
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Possible to export storage stats per application?

Samsung Xcover3, Marshmallow, unrooted. Is there a way to export (as CSV for example) storage, and possibly data transfer, stats per application? I'm using an oldish phone with limited storage as a ...
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Android tablet connect to monitor: what about the full screen display?

Just bought an Android tablet (so I'm fairly new to it) and want to check out in how far it can replace a desktop PC. So I want to connect it to a monitor. In various posts it's described how to do ...
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Install Google Phone dialer on other phones

As you know Google Pixels and Nexuses are using Phone application as default dialer. and other phones can't install it. even if we get different versions of it from ApkMirror, it does not install on ...
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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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Sending data to google spreadsheets from an app invnentor blocks

I've been playing around this week with app inventor and I've got to say that it is pretty handy for people that don't really code, people like me.Now, I've run into a problem which is; I can't send a ...
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Why GooglePlay Music app can't play audio files?

I am using Samsung J2 Phone with Marshmallow OS and I have 64GB SD card. But GooglePlay Music app can't play the audio files from the SD Card but it can play from internal storage. I want to know why ...
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Do I need to create an App just for this?

hope ok with a low level and probably confused question :) I co-run an online local magazine, including events listings for my local area. I'd like people to be able to have an icon on their phones (...
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Blocked by app states no internet but I do everything else works

Whenever I try to connect to this one app it opens and then says no internet connection My internet is working just fine only problem is just this one app and it's for work so I need to get it ...
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How come Android can support 2 apps in split screen but not in background?

I read another question on Ask Different about why apps have to reload when you switch to another app and back, and I think it's the same for Android. But why does this not happen in split screen? ...
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Google Pixel XL Messages app missing camera interface

I reset my Google Pixel XL and temporally set it up as new device, meaning I did't restore any of the settings from before reset, therefore it is safe to assume I used all default settings. During ...
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How to control or deny permission to certain drives?

I have an android based kiosk and I have a very peculiar requirement, while browsing files/folders from the browser I need to restrict user from accessing certain drives, say for example when the user ...
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How to restrict games installation

I am a iPhone person and my wife is andriod. Our son has been madly installing games despite me hiding the play store icon in a folder he manage to find it. I went into playstore setting but the ...
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How can an app know that my phone has been rooted?

I changed my bank and it seems that the only possible way of accessing their online website is having installed an app called "tan2go dkb". I've read that it is not possible to use it with a rooted ...
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Application loss problem

Why are applications lost when rebooting? In every reboot this happens Note: The LG G4 suffers from other problems such as the sudden stop of the Power button and also the high brightness ratio at ...
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Hiding following and followers from others in Instagram

This question is about the Instagram app. Is it possible, in Instagram, to g who you're following our who follows you as a whole from other users, just like your Facebook friends list can be set to ...
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How to prevent an application to access Internet without root access and without VPN?

When we turn on data access (by mobile data or by wifi) in an android phone, all applications start Internet access and almost all applications like whatsapp, facebook, twitter start notifications. I ...
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Getting in touch with Quora users

I was wondering, in the Quora app, if I wanted to mail or contact a user I found interesting directly, by sending them private mail or messages, how could I do it directly? Thanks.
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How can I make an app impossible to uninstall or least very hard too?

I want "DisableChromeIncognitoMode" to be uninstallable or at least very hard to uninstall. I would also like to be unable to change its settings to "off" (meaning i can use incognito mode). Or i ...
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All the applications on my phone are not responding/working

Hey Guys I recently dropped my phone and I was forced to send it for repairs after it died. Thankfully there wasn't any screen damage but according to the technician the charging IC chip was damaged ...
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Can't translate Quora question from Italian to English

I have English and Italian set up in the Quora app. However, if I write a question in Italian and then click on the the dots button on the right I do not see a translate question button. It seems the ...
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“Weather is running” notification

Running 8.1.0 on a Moto x4: I keep getting this notification: Weather is running Tap for more information or to stop the app. If I tap and Force Stop the Weather app, it comes back before ...
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Running an Android app in an encrypted container

Is there a way to encrypt apps (and appdata) on an Android device. I use an Android 7.1 device and don't want that there is any APP or especially Malware which can spy on appdata like my WhatsApp data....
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Want to clone a APK with APK Cloner, but it clones the MAC address from the Device

It is possible to clear a command from the APK Cloner without to save the MAC address from the Phone? Because when I install the APK, the APK generate with the Serial Number from the Android Box ore ...
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How to translate question in the Quora app

Some time ago I could see a button allowing me to translate questions in the Quora app as I would go through them. However I now cannot seem to find it. Where can I find such a button?
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How do you uninstall apps from your desktop web-browser?

I was trying to remove a bunch of old apps from my android phone. I used to be able to uninstall apps from my desktop web browser by going to google play and then just clicking uninstall. But today ...