Questions tagged [applications]

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How to find which language the app is built?

I have to find, which language the app is built on and I have ads data science tips into that.
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Gallery or Image Viewer which does not change image orientation [closed]

What gallery or image viewer app can I use in Android which will let me view the image full screen without rotating it (i.e retain the image as it was taken) ?
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Places API not running OnSuccessListener [closed]

I've been working on a program an Android app for X Android phone that finds Places based on their Place ID, but for some reason it seems that the onSuccessListener isn't being ran. I've put a check ...
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How do I know if an app on my phone makes use of App Bundles?

Is there an ADB command maybe that can tell, or some other way with root?
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How can I bulk-purchase Android app codes, just like I can on Apple's VPP?

I have a paid app on the Google Play Store. Someone wants to give my app away for free to 5,000 members of their service (not employees, just members from all over the country). Someone else has ...
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Any camera over IP apps that support broadcasting 4K camera feed?

My device (Xperia X5 premium) includes support for hardware encoding it's 4k video (3840 x 2160) using either H264 or HEVC(265) which I would like to stream to software on my PC over wifi. ...
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Crossy road on Amazon Fire stick, Pacman has no background?

Awesome Crossy Road game, kids love it, but the Pacman character has ghosts and the red glowing of trains and the pills to eat, but no glowing background and nothing to indicate rivers. Any ...
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Why doesn't nova launcher remain as my default launcher in Vivo Y51L?

I am using Vivo Y51L ( Andriod 5.0.2 ) and when ever I set nova launcher as my default launcher, it works. But when I open the nova settings and after that remove it from the background, the launcher ...
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Can I save system app data from being erased?

I have app that is installed in the system , my question if there is a way to prevent factory reset from erasing app data , no need to change the settings again ,without using backup app , atomic ...
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Looking for library to implement a vertical segmented progress bar, with scale and labeling [closed]

I'm looking for a library to implement the following design in Android (and later for iOS): It is important that on the progress bar we have: segments with different colors a linear scale of numbers ...
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How to calculate the number of entry and exit of applications using android studio [closed]

how we can to calculate number of entry and exit of applications using android studio for example if i want to calculate number of visited my facebook application per day
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Android - is there any negative impact when you wipe out RAM and CACHE data for all Apps at once?

in Android phones, there are settings related to the phone's internal storage. I am interested in two of those settings, "delete all RAM data for all Apps", & "delete all CACHED data for all Apps"...
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i am trying to make a simple android studio application with a video view, i dont know where to start with the .java file, i have set my xml as shown [closed]

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <com.google.android.youtube.player.YouTubePlayerView android:id="@+id/youtube_player_add" android:layout_width="match_parent" android:...
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Mark message unread in Telegram X

How do I mark a message as unread in Telegram X? Long pressing brings up a preview. It's not possible to slide left/right.
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How to dial multiple numbers programmatically in android studio..? [closed]

I am trying to develop a feature for an app where I can call multiple numbers one by one automatically. By a button click a call will be generated to a number,If the call is attended, then break the ...
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How is google call screen streaming audio to an incoming call?

I have been trying to stream an on-device audio file to an incoming call, I am not able to achieve that. but it looks google call screen is having no problem streaming audio to an incoming call. I ...
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Limit number of installed apps

My kids both have an android tablet. With parental control I can limit the apps type to PEGI 7 for example, which works fine. But they then keep installing apps until the device is full, and then ...
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Does a live OS or a software like deep freeze exist for android?

Is there any custom live OS that is read only and everytime you restart your phone, every change gets deleted? Or a software like deep freeze for windows? If any such solutions exists than can their ...
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How can I remap my camera button to switch back and forth between two apps?

For my work as a bicycle delivery man, I use the phone for navigation and thus often need to switch between the delivery app and Google Maps. I'd like to configure the camera key of my Cubot Quest ...
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Lost Android Device with Location Service turned off

As can be seen in the title, I've lost my Huawei phone. Sadly the location services are turned off so I can't find it via FindMyDevice or over the Huawei Cloud Service. What I thought of is to ...
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Do Apps like Google Assistant work on Blloc Zero18?

Do Apps like Google Assistant work on Blloc Zero18? Because this is a minimalist phone with its own UI
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Remove “Recently opened apps” from “Apps & notifications” screen in Android 8 or later

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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Android - Reset default application of an app

Sometimes if you open a new app, it asks you in which program you want to open it, e.g. a pdf reader. You can also make this decision permanent, so it does not ask anytime again. Is there a way to ...
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How can i get rid of blue screen on android phone

I just bought Android based Cubot King Kong 3 phone a couple weeks back. I am noticing that after dialing a number, i get the blue screen for about a second and then it switches to the call screen ...
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How does Package Disabler app work? [duplicate]

There are two apps that can disable system apps (bloatware) from Samsung and LG devices. Those do not need root or any special permission. Can anyone explain how this works?
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Where do Android apps save their working state?

Where do apps store their working state? Occasionally an app will crash, or I'll get the Android message that X app has stopped responding ("Do you wish to close?"). In either of those cases, after ...
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Chinese in the quick settings Flyme 8.0.0.0A Stable (SystemUI.apk)

I translated the firmware Flyme 8.0.0.0A Stable (RU & UA) for Meizu Note 9 and Meizu 8X, but I can’t kill the Chinese in the quick settings: The fact is that China’s events are taking place there -...
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What happens if I ignore the warning: “If you deny this permission, basic features of your device may no longer function as intended”?

If I go into the permissions settings for the Google app and change the Location permission from "Allow all the time" to "Allow only while using the app" or "Deny," I am presented with a warning: "If ...
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When does exactly Google Play updates the apps if the automatic update option is selected? [duplicate]

As soon as they are released or when the phone is idle? Or maybe just at random? 🤔
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Is my Android device vulnerable to CVE-2019-2234 and How can I mitigate this before a firmware upgrade?

Background Info: CVE-2019-2234 is a serious vulnerability or (maybe an APT) which allow other apps to record videos, take pictures, and extract EXIF data without having permissions. Edit: This ...
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Stop WPS Office from recovering deleted files

Occasionally, I'd see a message that says WPS Office has recovered a deleted file or something like that. I suspect often times, WPS just does it without even letting me know it has recovered files. I ...
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Critical processes in android which are speed sensitive?

I am trying to increase the battery life of my phone by changing the power governors. One of the governor: "powersave" sets the CPU frequency to its lowest possible value. I am concerned whether there ...
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How to disable redmi note 7 recommended apps

Since one of the last updates, my phone has started showing me recommended apps when opening a folder on my screen. How do I disable such behavior? I tried following some guides online involving ...
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Compiling Java files on Java N-IDE application

How can I compile 2 files using Java N-IDE? It states that the file should be compiled using java and javac, but there's no option for that.
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Can disabled application influence / modify system and UI

This is somewhat a follow up to my 1,5 year old question (still not answered). I already know that applications displayed as disabled may still be running in background in certain scenarios (mostly, ...
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When notification access is not available on certain phone, is it possible to run 3rd-party/background apps?

I have installed (...) (device monitoring app) to a phone. During installation I get an error on the target phone saying Notification access - this feature is not available on this device Since ...
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Does rooting an Android phone allows to update signed apps with a malicious app?

I am new to android internal things. If i root my phone or it has been rooted by a malicious app with a click of mine without my knowledge will it be able to modify signed apps like google pay (I know ...
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How do I open an offline website on Android?

I have a directory with some .html files, some .jpgs, an index.html file, and some other stuff. If I drag the index.html into chrome (or other browsers) on my desktop PC this static/offline website ...
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App Passwords Sync between devices

On an Android device, if we sign up on any app, the password gets automatically stored on the Google Account. With this, we can use Google Chrome to access the saved password on Desktop too. Can we do ...
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How to exit KDE connect

As simple as the title states - How to exit/kill the KDE connect app when I don't use it. Even if I kill the app from task manager (not sure if it is the correct term) I still see the notification in ...
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Extracting the videos from the Video play subscription application in android

I have subscribed to a movie susbcription application, i paid for its subscription fee and i can download the videos and watch later on offline mode. The videos are saved in data of the apk (verified ...
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Newland MT-90 bootloader stuck at fastboot mode screen

When I entering bootloader mode the screen just stucked at fastboot mode only. Dont know now to skip or process just can force shut down.
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Mirror actions across hundreds of android emulators

I have several hundred android emulations. I want an application that will allow me to mirror actions I do on a single device, to all the other devices. Meaning if I click on an icon located on x,y of ...
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how to limit android battery charge to 65 to 80% but only at certain times without rooting? [duplicate]

If i wanted to limit android battery charge to 65 to 80% but only at certain times and not everytime,without rooting the device then what are my options? its not general curiosity. it is more of a ...
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Can't Donwload/Install/Update any app - Waiting for download

I've got a problem while trying to install/upgrade any app on my android phone, after tapping on install/upgrade it just get stuck with the message waiting for download. Nothing works for me, I ...
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How do I access `$HOME/storage` outside of Termux (with a file explorer)?

How do I access $HOME/storage Termux directory on Android Pie with a GUI File Explorer? In Termux I print the working directory with pwd and it shows $HOME/storage as: /data/data/com.termux/files/...
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Tracking push notifications that I receive on my android phone

I'm trying to set up a tracker that stores text messages and push notification that I receive on my phone in a google sheets spreadsheet. I have already found a way to forward each SMS that I receive ...
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What private data can apps access without any specified permissions?

Let's say an app doesn't require any permissions at all. What could that app access that could be a potential privacy risk? Other app usage? List of installed apps? Check is my screen unlocked? Google ...
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Why won't instagram work on my (samsung A3) phone?

At first I could use it for short periods of time before it crashed, but now it doesn't even load before I get "Instagram has stopped". I tried restarting the app, restarting my phone, clearing the ...
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two google email acccounts show ing different location histories for yesterday [duplicate]

Our son has two google email accounts. We have been away and check his location history from time to time due to personal reasons. One email location history differs from the other while we were ...