Questions tagged [applications]

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What are the hardware requirements for Samsung Pay MST?

I have been trying to research details in how Samsung Pay MST works. I couldn't find details of the hardware required to MST (or does it just use NFC). Also any recommended links on how to implement ...
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How to root Android using CF-Auto Root Solution

How to root using CF- auto root? How to use Odin with it?
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Hiw to delete apps installed from unknown sources

There is a problem with my lenevo tab 10 I allowed download from unknown sources.so a IOS app called Game Center is installed.(which is not available on Android) and i cant see it on my home screen ...
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Blocked Android Multimedia system

I bought Android Multimedia system for my car: Model: MGCOL1 Ver: 4.4.2 Ver: MPSS.TR.1.0-01780-M8626AAAAANAZM Core Ver: 3.4.0 - fengxunyi@fly-server-24core #1 Build: msm8226-userdebug 4.4.2 KVT49L eng....
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Detect blacklisted phone's presence

Okay, so basically i need a way to alert me if someone unwanted is around me. I mean I'd have a list of whitelisted people (devices). If anyone except these are found around i want the app to alert me....
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Can't install minecraft apk on Samsung Galaxy A3

I am using Samsung Galaxy A3 and I can't install an minecraft apk even I have enough storage in my phone. The app is only 89 mb and I have 6G storage free and I don't forget to turn on the the unknown ...
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How to port-forward internet using android Hotspot to PC?

I have a Moto G3 Turbo with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. I use the phone to make wifi hotspot so I can use internet on my laptop. I was able to do a successful Metasploit over WAN/Internet, and for ...
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Google Play Store No connection

Why when I enter Google Play Store using my LG-P875 phone, it shows only "No Connection Retry"? A few days ago I was deleting some apps and other stuffs to save up my storage space, and I wonder if I ...
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How can I change the icon, icon name that lays under the icon, notification name, and notification icon for an Android app?

I'm running Android 5.1. I'd like to change the icon for a few apps on my device. I'd also like to change the app name both on the desktop and on the notification window that the OS makes pop up ...
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How to root lenovo A526 mobile

I tried to root lenovo A526 mobile using "Kingo" and "root genius". But they are unable to root this device.Thanks for helping hands.
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Notifications enabled on app make the app run on background?

Let me start with an example, Delta's airline app called "FlyDelta" has an option in it settings to enable/disable "Get check-in reminders & status notifications". My question is, if I enable this ...
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Stop using an app during work hours

I need to avoid using a personal messaging application in my android phone during work time. One way is to uninstall the app before work starts, and install again after the work time. Or use some ...
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How to extract internet favorites&offline links from the original android stock browser?

I need one urgent help thank you in advance!! Situation: I have hundreds of personally important internet favorites saved within the original web browser of samsung android (android version 7, NOT-...
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How best to block ads on non rooted phone?

How can you block ads on a non rooted phone. I tried rooting and have no success.
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Cannot open my app it keeps saying app not installed

I transferred some of my app to my SD card using the cm cleaner app and it was working perfectly fine .but suddenly today I cannot open those app it keeps saying app not installed.I tried restarting,...
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Intermittent failure of apps with facebook-login, S6

I recently returned from a month in Africa (normally US-based) and ever since returning, 2-3 apps that require a log-in (I think through facebook, though honestly I don't remember if it's that or my ...
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I upgraded to a larger SD card and some apps can't see the transfered data

I haven't been able to find a way to get the new SD card to work like the old one does. My Call Recorder app (by Appliqato) is set to store saved calls on the SD Card. The call recording app cannot ...
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Prevent an app from being installed

I want to prevent Scrabble from being installed on my phone. I am addicted to it, and keep uninstalling, and reinstalling it again. How can I prevent it from being installed? I am an adult over 21.
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Android apps for “armeabi-v7a” and “x86” architecture: SoC vs. Processor vs. ABI

While downloading Android apps, sometimes I have seen apps for armeabi-v7a and x86 architecture. I read some references for armeabi-v7a and x86 architecture. However, at the end, I couldn't finalize ...
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can't make or receive calls or send text messages

I have an LG tracphone,not long after using was unable to get or make any calls or any text messaging,after looking at apps it looks like some have been force stopped or disabled please help.
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Moving Robinson game files/user profile from one android to another

http://www.forumforpages.com/facebook/robinson-mobile/useful-tips/798367174/0 I tried the above but cannot find the below mentioned file which sound like what one needs to continue on playing the ...
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Settings app keeps crashing

When I try to open the Setting app on my Android device, it stays on for like a half a second and then closes. Usually when this happens to me, what I do is I clear cache or if that won't help, even ...
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How can I set Tasker to change “Network Operator Settings”?

I have a "femtocell" in my house due to poor signal quality. I am living in Japan now. I have to change the Android setting manually each time I get home as described below. There is a auto changer ...
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Get Android activities and sub activities path programmatically

This is my first question on AE forum, so excuse me for my ignorance. I'm searching for a method to get the complete path through the system apps like Music, Video, Settings, etc... The goal is to ...
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Is it possible to install an app and exclude some of its requested permissions?

Occasionally I want to install an application which requires certain permissions that I feel it really shouldn't need. Can I install the app without giving it these permissions? For example, GPS ...
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I uninstalled the NQ Vault application on samsung galaxy tab

How can l recover my files from NQ vault after uninstalling the app without any backup, tried reinstalling the app, but it did not give me the option of restoring previously stored files, please help ...
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Why do notifications stop for WhatsApp after few minutes?

I have Nokia 5.1 Plus with Android Pie. Now, since a few days, I'm facing this irritating problem. When the WhatsApp is open, it works fine. You receive push notifications, and messages are not ...
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App <X> isn't working correctly. How can I fix it?

I have an application that isn't working correctly. Either it's not launching, or not responding to commands, or some of the functionality isn't doing what I expect. What are some simple steps I can ...
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Playback video frame by frame (Migrating from iPhone to Android)

I am migrating from iPhone to Android. I really liked the control that the Apple Photos app gives you for stepping through the frames of a video in a fine grained manner by sliding your finger. Google ...
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Insufficient memory in my android phone . System data problem?

I got insufficient memory limit on my phone so I analysed my storage with an app "Disk Usage" and in that app I got to know that 'system data' has consumed 5.6 GB of storage in it and all other apps ...
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How to minimize apps/games without restart?

Recently i playing a games called Clash of kings. But when i minimize this game and opean again. This game is automatically restart. So, Is there any way to minimize this game and open again without ...
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How do I stop Archos Video Player treating some television shows as movies?

When Archos Video Player scans the "Television" folder on my microSD card it treats some of the shows as television shows but some of them as movies. As a result, it tries to (badly) to match the ...
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How to find out which apps are creating *.space files in Internal Storage?

There is a folder at internal memory: .space/ Inside it has one folder that is a big hash name (probably sha1sum), and inside that folder there are lots of files (also named as a hash something like ...
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To move data like videos media picture etc from internal memory of Lyf wind. 1 to external 32 GB SD card.?

I bought a new Lyf ls-5010 on 15 Aug 2016 . in it all setting of picture camera browser are set to internal 4gb it shows no space while capture photo or download something. No I inserted a 32 GB ...
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Change SM-G530H Memo App Limit of 1500 Characters (rooted phone)

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G540H lollipop version 5.0.2, rooted... I have also Titanium Backup Pro and ES Root File Explorer... Stock Memo App has limit to characters per each unit, I think ...
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How to install extensions on Android's stock browser?

I have JellyTime (R30 - https://code.google.com/p/jellytime/) installed on my HTC Desire HD phone which is running a variance of Jelly Bean 4.1.2. Is it possible to add some extensions/features to ...
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Netffos X9 always starts each app / activity as new

I have TP-Link's Netffos X9 and from the very beginning I noticed a weird thing. Each application or activity is always started as brand new. Always, no matter, if I saw or was using given app just ...
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How do i remove my Sim Toolkit?

About 2 months ago, or so. I upgraded my sim to 4G and I realized after the upgrade there's a simtoolkit icon on my home screen and im about to move it at least at my Tool folder. Screenshot (click ...
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App that displays a static image, updates 1x per day

I am working on a trivial problem that doesn't seem to have an obvious solution. I have a screen in one part of my office that I want to display an image on with certain stats. The screen is running ...
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Notes app with sd card storage

Is there a notes app that stores notes on the SD card, in plain text files or xml? I'm not looking for export/import solutions, but native storage (if the files are changed in the SD, the notes ...
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How do I directly launch to General tab within Settings via ADB?

I am able to launch Settings via adb. But how do I directly launch the General tab in settings? I am able to launch it to settings currently with, but not to the general tab: adb shell am start -a ...
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Katakana on Google Japanese Keyboard

In the Google keyboard, I can type most of the characters I want to type, but I'm having trouble getting the keyboard to suggest the katakana ji. Is there a specific way to coax it into doing that? ...
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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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Download, install, and run Android App that is not available in my country

I am actually interested to download certain apps from Play Store. However, the app that I wanted to download (in this case, Android Auto) is not available in my country. Previously, I managed to ...
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Es File Explorer Pro Troubles accessing a smb share on ubuntu

With a Windows machine I can connect with ip user and password to some Linux shares. With es file Explorer Pro I get strange "server not found" messages. This is what I do: open es file Explorer Pro. ...
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fbReader app goes monochrome and cannot revert to colors used before

I have a OnePlus 7 Pro model GM1915 which came with w/ Oxygen OS 9.5.8.GM31CB and Android 9. One app, and only one app, causes the screen to go monochrome; ver 3.0.14 and 3.0.12 of the fbReader ...
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How can I run touch screen games in non-touch Android PC?

I have installed Android ×86 KitKat a few days ago on my Lenovo G580 model-20157 PC. Everything works just fine, but when I installed a game, I could not play it since it was meant for touch screen ...
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News Reel Notification Style

I want to change the way my notifications are displayed. Usually, a notification is a white block with some text on it that jump into the screen from the top of the display. YouTube: Normal ...
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How to restore my old deleted WhatsApp messages

Is it possible to restore my old WhatsApp messages which I have deleted earlier from my whatsapp if yes how can I restore them?
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Galaxy S tablet won't add app shortcuts to home screen

I have just bought my first tablet, Samsung Galaxy S. Two days after it stopped adding downloaded apps shortcuts to home screen. Apps still work, they are accessible through some digging inside tab, ...