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Questions tagged [applications]

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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 ...
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How may I use apps without installing it?

Is there any way to copy and paste some files and directories and install an app without using package installer from one tab to other. Android Version 6.0.1 Tablet Lenovo Tab x103f
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Unable to add event by tapping calendar timeslot

Until recently I could just tap a free timeslot in my Android Google Calendar App to create an event (equivalent of #2), but for some reason it doesn't work anymore. Only a clear data/cache works ...
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Cannot share calendars with out having both email accts on Android phone

I am trying to have a shared calendar with my wife. It works great on the PC. but not on our android phones. The only way I have been able to share calendars is by putting her email address in the ...
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How to make limited access?

I want to show my tablet to my clients, but I want yo only show slide show. How Ivan do that?
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Question about restricted user profiles on 4.4.3 KitKat tablet

I realize that 4.4.3 is a very old version at this point so let me explain my situation for context. I work as IT in a small trucking company, we are a client of another company called PeopleNet who ...
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Google Apps doesn't work

What to do now? my Google Play services has stopped it shows on all google related applications. I even did a factory reset. cleared caches, data, force stop. none of the above worked on my device....
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Find Exact Install Date of A FREE App From The PlayStore On A Older Phone

I'm looking to find the instillation date of an app I had on my old phone. I've tried looking on the play store here however it only shows be previous paid purchases. I've also tried using a ...
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Can I keep all of my Dropbox data on SD card?

Is there any way to configure the Dropbox app so that all Dropbox files, now and future, are available offline on the SD card?
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apps close automatically while using and back button stops to work meanwhile

I have a problem with Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus that apps are automatically close while using and back button stops to work meanwhile
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which version of blustacks have instance?

i want to run 5 number of bluestacks on VPS which version of bluestacks have instance feature and run in VPS and no graphics required to run?
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My Samsung tablel 1 is not restarting?

It stop working in process of restarting where android symbol is coming. So what should I have to do for resolve this issue?
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Is there a way to stop android from creating folders on the SD card such as “Android” and “Download”. I have Android version 8

In sd card folder of android is automatically created always, is there any to stop it?
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Allow an app to override Do Not Disturb in Oreo

In Nougat, there used to be a per-app option to control which apps could override Do Not Disturb. In Oreo, I only see the Low/Medium/High/Urgent options, none of which say that they override Do Not ...
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How to hide all contact numbers and allow dialing only using contact name?

I intend to buy a new android phone and give it to our security guard so he can make calls to everyone in the company from the office gate. I do not want him to have access to the actual phone numbers ...
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How to add contacts on FireChat?

I just downloaded FireChat for my Android. I see it identify you with your email address by making you sign up, but I can't see anyway to add contact on FireChat. Does anyone know how I can add ...
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All apps are of size 0.00 octets - Samsung J1

In the app settings of my phone, all app sizes are displayed as 0,00 o. I tried restarting the phone but it's not working. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Finding reason why app stopped in background?

Some apps such as system statistics loggers or third-party voice recorder apps (used due to additional functionality and formats) may stop in background without the user noticing it. The user notices ...
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How to revoke root permission to an app in adb?

I think I have got a scam app in my device. I granted it root access and then whenever I open an app it,the scame app closes the app. Please help me I am stuck in here. Aah my head is aching.
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how to transfer files on pen drive in phone to laptop?

I need to transfer data to the laptop but none of the USB ports work. As my pen drive is dual compatible, it can be connected to mobile. To transfer data from mobile to laptop I generally use airdroid ...
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What's the use of “Android” folder in the internal storage of my android phone

I've read that android implements app isolation by creating a user for every app installed, and the apps store their personal data in their home directory. What then is the use of "Android" folder in ...
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How to bookmark specific part of a long webpage?

In Chrome Desktop there are several extensions that allow to save the specific line/part/scroll level of a website that you are reading, making it easier to return to it later to continue reading. ...
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Unknown icon on the status bar

anyone can figure out what's the 2nd icon from the left ? Thanks
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New to this sort of thing: Attempting to figure out a long lost Google account on Android

I am very new to this sort of thing and I am really liking the possibilities that are achievable with Android. I wasn't really at all familiar with this until a few days ago and some of the things ...
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Replace the custom autocomplete function on Android

I am not entirely happy with the stock autocomplete accuracy of the text messaging autocomplete function on Android. I know I can train an AI-based language model (RNN or LSTM) that will give me ...
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AFwall+ doesn't work on restricted user

I installed AFwall+ as admin with a rooted device & it works very well; but I created a restricted user now & this AFwall+ is not working in user, any tip?
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Syncing screens and routing interent to my android device

Is there any software out there that allows me to do the following 2 things: 1) sync android screen with PC screen (can be any OS - win/mac/lixux) via USB cable 2) route my internet connection from pc ...
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My Youtube app won appear anymore if I click home. What's wrong?

Previously, when I click home on my s9, if my youtube app is playing a song for example, my phone would go to home but it would still display the app like this. And when I click on it, it would ...
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How to bypass system /signature level for a modified system apk?

I made a modification on a system app but it should be signed with the same certificate as the Firmware to work properly, is there any workaround to bypass this ?
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How do I delete podcasts downloaded by podbean?

As far as I can tell from looking at the settings, all I can do is listen to the podcasts, and then the program will delete them. I'd prefer if it didn't download them unless I tell it to, and allow ...
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How to lock android tablet for web browsing only?

Im developing a web app for some clients and Im going to lend then an android tablet (one of those cheap chinese non-brand tablets, pretty easy to manipulate) and Im kind of new into android so I want ...
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SOUNDER RECORDER recordings missing

Why don't all of my recordings taken with SOUND RECORDER on my NEXUS 4 phone show up when I plug the phone into the MAC computer via the USB and the pop-up ANDROID application? Only 5 out of 20+ ...
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Which user data are apps able to collect by default?

On Android, I used to prefer the mobile website of services instead of their app because of possible privacy concerns. Now I'm wondering if this is actually unnecessary. So my question is: Which ...
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What is this Overlay Application and How can I get rid of it?

Recently this "app" has shown up on my phone. Tapping it gives me access to things like the home and back button, as well as screen lock. I can't figure out what app or setting has caused this to ...
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Apps reopening themselves without my consent

I have seen some apps restarting themselves after I close them: every 24 hours, even every minute. Without my consent. What is the Android policy against this kind of behavior? Should I report the app?...
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Unwanted alert sound

I have a Samsung Galaxy 8.Every 5 minutes or so I hear my phone buzz then I hear a gong sound. This gong sound is driving crazy. Here is what i tried: 1: restarted my phone 2: killed all ...
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Unable to connect to Raspberry Pi3 by hostname from Android VNC Viewer [duplicate]

I installed VNC Viewer on my Ubuntu from here. Then, I could connect to my Raspberry PI by both hostname and IP address. However, I can't do the same from my Samsung Note 8 I can't connect by hostname ...
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Why is application data of the same application stored in different locations?

I have installed the same application on a device running Android 7.0 (not rooted) and on a tablet running Android 4.4 (root), but nevetheless I noticed that the application data (databases/files ...
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Location keeps switching on

Since my last system upgrade my phone started switching on my location and asking for my agreement to "improve" my location accuracy... how do I stop it?
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Transferring apps to new phone

Applications I updated my phone from Samsung s4 to Samsung a8. I transferred all my info with smart switch. Some app's appeared and the rest are "in progress". It has been several days now, why are ...
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Stylo 3 Boost phone inverts color on its own

My phone has recently started going to color inversion on its own and I've had to manually go to accessibilities and turn it off could this be a sign that my phone has been hacked if so how could I ...
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What are the files on the phone with a “?” and no way to open them?

when I go into my file manager on my ZTE Z971 to clear out anything I don't need for space, under the tab "local", I click on "phone" and go through the folders. Inside of those folders, as well as at ...
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How to install python in android rooted device?

I am trying to install python in my android device but it fails. For references i have used scripting language for android and python for android apks from the below link: https://github.com/...
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Applications randomly acts likes losing focus

I don't be able to find even a similar problem but for some reason I'm using an app and randomly acts like I'm changing the focus to another place. I don't know how to fix this issue but, as I've ...