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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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Processes involved to update an app

We run Android devices in KIOSK mode, and want users to able to update apps directly. Nothing happens when "Update" is clicked, it seems we need to whitelist / authorize some additional processes in ...
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Is there any options in Vivo V5 that in silent mode vibration can also be stop?

I have Vivo V5 Android device with Funtouch OS provided by Vivo company. In this device, when I switch profile mode from General to Silent. It cannot turn off vibration. I want to turn off vibration ...
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Is there a SSH client support ssh-dss?

There is a HostKeyAlgorithms ssh-dss in my MacOSX .ssh/config, i need this option in Android SSH client either, is there a SSH client support this?
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Is there a way to know which public databases an Android app is using?

I'd like to know which public databases this android application is using. The application retrieves some information about car or motorbike given the plate number. I have searched on the Internet ...
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How to do I change all my default save directory to one folder?

Is there an app or settings (asus zenfone zoom) to change all my default save directory to one folder. This folder will be the "inbox" of my phone.
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If I convert android system app into user app, will it give any performance improvement?

There is something called "Background cache" in which the some system apps are listed similar to the list of apps occupied RAM memory. If I convert system apps into user apps,ex: chrome, will it gives ...
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My phone hangs even after restart, ram is free but system shows negative ram being used

When I restarted the phone, my phone used to work smoothly, but few days ago, my phone hangs too much. When I check the ram, It shows 1.2 GB is free and system takes negative ram. When I try to check ...
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Lost Phone - Enable Secure Erase

So I lost my device today and it was a Samsung Galaxy Prime. I went onto Google's "Find my device" and there were only 2 options: "Start ringing" and "Enable Secure Erase." I pressed the Secure Erase ...
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Low system memory despite having no app installed

I'm unable to use the Internal memory of my phone even though I don't have any big app installed. It keeps telling me Your memory storage is low, free up some space
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(Android TV) Launching a StrongSwan VPN profile on boot?

Trying to launch a StrongSwan VPN profile on boot... How can I do ? Didn't find anything about that in StrongSwan documentation... Many thanks for your advices! Pierre
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Suspicious android apps

Few days ago I found on my mobile phone with Android 6 that during one day it was used ~80M of mobile data by Devices app ~50M by Attps app When I check in installed apps list that 2 instances of ...
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Is it possible to backup android app favorites

I've a Samsung Galaxy Note 4. I would like to flash a new Firmware but I've installed many apps. Is there any app which can help me to keep my apps favorites and settings so that I can recover all ...
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How do I block an app from knowing what apps I have installed and running?

I have a rooted Android, but no xposed, and not willing to install xposed. If anyone is familiar with Com2US/Withhive, you know that they'll go to extreme lengths to prevent "hackers" from botting ...
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Google playbooks notes have disappeared after purchasing

I created tons of notes whilst reading a sample book on my Android tablet. On purchasing the book all of my notes have vanished. I did not have to option to save the notes to my google drive enabled, ...
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Remove “recently opened apps” from Apps & notifications

Using Android 8.1: Tap Settings. Tap Apps & notifications. This displays a list of "Recently opened apps." I would like to prevent the phone from storing, tracking, or otherwise remembering any ...
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Why is there no internet connection only for specific apps?

My internet browsers, and most apps on my phone work fine, but specific ones: Sync pro, McDonalds, Pocket Casts, Audible, and Snapchat have weird semi-functionality. I know I'm connected to wi-fi and ...
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My J5 flashed automatically for the the second time!

I have a Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510F). Rooted and updated to Android 7.1.1 about one year ago. Weeks ago while I was in bed and reading some news on Telegram app suddenly the front LED flashed. In a ...
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After programmatically setting the resolution through an app, how can I make the device remember the new setting?

So I'm setting the resolution by editing system files. This has been the only way that works for me. More preciesly I issue this command: echo 1080p60hz > sys/class/display/mode to the device's ...
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How do i restore a backup from msgstore.db file to whatsapp?

I just migrated from iphone to an android device and transferred my whatsapp data using dr.fone - Backup and Restore software. The software was able to transfer the data and i am able to view all my ...
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Cant download any other app

My ocean t1 can't install any app except Facebook and whatsapp. It says i have insufficient memory every time i try to install another app yet it has RAM of 1.1GB and ROM 8GB I wonder why?
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Microsoft teams for Android “not compatible”

I have Samsung S8 and Android 8. I try and install MS teams for my organization but I get the message "Your device is not compatible". Is there anything I can do?
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I accidently have smart Lock working now (activated) how do I STOP it /disable? [duplicate]

How do I disable smart Lock on my phone???? I somehow activated Smart Lock and I have tried going into applications looking for it too delete it looking in all kinds of places that I can think of and ...
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Block phone calls which are not saved on mobile

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6. I want to block all calls which are not saved in my contact list: the phone should not ring, but the blocked call should be recorded in the call history so I can call back ...
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Where is Voice Recorder in Nokia 8?

I really want to know where is Voice Recorder in Nokia 8. If there isn't any Voice Recorder App in Nokia 8, is there an application on the play store which can work specifically for the Nokia 8 unique ...
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Malware problem?

Recently, whenever I am using my android phone (for browsing, reading, playing games or watching videos), a strange message pops up all of a sudden and cancels whatever I am doing that moment. I ...
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Any way to make a device believe that an app was downloaded from play store?

Is there any way to make a device believe that an app was downloaded from play store, not having to turn off Unknown sources?
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Something is filtering blue light and I can't figure out how to stop it

I just got a Samsung Galaxy S9 last week and since day 1 it has been applying a blue light filter even though I turned blue light filter off in the settings (Blue Light Filter turned off and also ...
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Encrypt phone remotely

I need to mass-encrypt the whole SDCard in some Android smartphones through a tcp/ip connection. While I'm fairly new to Android scripting I was wondering whether it is possibile to execute the ...
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Is it possible to view Google reminders on Android without the Google Calendar app?

I use the Google reminders a lot, and I find the integration with the Google Calendar app very useful. However, other than that, third-party calendar apps are generally better, in my view, than the ...
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DB of GPS Point in APK, is there any way?

I want to extract DB of GPS location in APK. I decompiled the APK and open DBM.Java File as follows: public DBM open() { return open(this.databasePath); } public DBM open(String path) { ...
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How to delete a file once it is created by an app?

This question applies to any file created by an app, but this is the description of my problem. I have an app installed in my phone that creates a .nomedia file in the root of my storage every time a ...
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How can i customize the built-in calendar view of Android? [closed]

Actually, I need to develop an calendar app with events. So, when users click an date on calendar cell(It needs to be cellular like grid or table) they will be able to input an event on calendar then ...
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Allowing alerts to come thru even when on airplane mode

I sleep with my phone on do not disturb and airplane mode next to me to track my sleep. I don't want the continuous cell/WiFi signal on next to my head all night while my Sleep as Android app tracks ...
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Is there a way to see when the last time an uninstalled app was installed?

Here's the situation, I'm trying to work things out with an ex, but her friend saw me on Bumble and told her. I haven't used the app since before her and I started dating, but I must have just deleted ...
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How to bypass an app's ability to know is being run on an emulator rather than a real device.

I would like to install an app called entrust (from the play store) and be able to use it. My last try was to use an emulator called "Genymotion", but the app can detect that the app is being run on ...
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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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How to run an app on startup in background

How to run an app on startup in background? For example glasswire, kaspersky run in startup, as well as show in top In notification bar tray. I want to run Gom audio in background when start up & ...
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Will new Play Store minsdk restrictions prevent my phone from accessing new apps?

I was reading an article that states by Nov. 2018, all new apps and new updates for apps on the play store will need to target minsdk level 26, which corresponds to Android 8.0. Does this mean that ...
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Workaround for broken android screen || Android Touch Problem [duplicate]

My android device screen got a little crack on the screen and the bottom part of the cell stoped working even there's no crack on it. All I'm asking is are there any apps available that can help me ...
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Reality check – Has ES file explorer abandoned its pro version?

Has anybody else wondered if ES Global decided to make money with their Explorer app by abandoning the pro version altogether and milking the free version? I have used ES file explorer for a long ...
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Using same google account on multiple devices

So I have a digital signage application installed on my android tv devices, which I install at various offline stores, which show ads at their stores (remotely configured by me) with my apk (...
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YouTube update enforcement bypass? +Reasons why the old YouTube app is superior

The time bomb of YouTube's legacy versions has exploded:The “later” button to postpone the update has disappeared. YouTube is copying WhatsApp's update mesh. I really wish to keep using a legacy ...
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Changing App Installer to Flashable Installer?

Hello There Everyone!, To clarify the title... Is there a way to change, modify, convert, etc... an App Installer (.apk) to a Flashable Installer (.zip). I'm not referring to just creating a zip ...
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How to stop apps from self installing

I have a problem for quite some time now. An app called xeroxservice which does not have any icon except that of apps like Google framework etc keeps downloading and installing itself without ...
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Issue with Amazon application

I have installed Amazon application on my Moto X4 running oreo. Issue is with background data, I have turned off background data in Settings->Apps & Notifications->AppInfo->Amazon Shopping->Data ...
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What are these icons on an Android?

Could someone please tell what these apps are?
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Cisco Webex app on Android 6.0.1 phone

My android phone spec says: 1) Dimensions are 3.00x5.96x0.32 inches 2) Display Resolution - Horizontal and vertical resolution of the primary display - 1080x1920 Installed Cisco webex app from ...
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How to show fps counter in Android 8?

In Oreo, is there a native way (preferred) or a 3rd party app that can show current screen refresh rate (fps counter), in the form of an overlay, in all situation (system UI, apps and 2D/3D games)?
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How to choose which photos/videos made with the phone's camera must be synchronized to cloud?

I just want a subset of the photos/videos I have in my phone to be synchronized with the cloud. For example: Photos/videos of my wife/daughter/family --> OK Photos/videos of places I visit --> OK ...
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Uninstall the dangerous ImeMess app from my tablet

I have the ImeMess app warning keeping popping up even after I have done the unistall instructions. Where is it located? How do I permanently unistall it?