Questions tagged [applications]

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Can anybody tell me exactly what this shell command does? ADB [Ice Box]

So I have been looking alot into how I can save some battery life on my S8+ (Not that it is bad in any means) and so I've been trying and looking at a lot of different apps. Among these are Greenify, ...
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Uber Rider hangs on launch

I am running Cyanogenmod 12.1 on a Nexus 5. It include SE-Linux in enforcing mode and Privacy Guard. Cyanogenmod does not provide a store, so I fetched Uber from Google Play using a download service ...
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why do I keep getting message saying unable to move app not enough storage space ?

I have 29.00GB out of 29.71GB storage left on my SD card! So why do I keep getting message saying in able to move app from internal storage to my SD card?
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Command error by running “fastboot oem unlock”

I am unable to use the following command on an HTC One M7 # fastboot oem unlock ... (bootloader) [ERR] Command error !!! OKAY [ 0.001s] finished. total time: 0.001s Why do I get this error and how ...
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BT Notifications.apk — cannot ftp this apk

I bought an android watch from Amazon, the printed directions say to download an apk from an IP address with ftp: thufir@doge:~/.bluetooth$ thufir@doge:~/.bluetooth$ ftp 120.24.66.245 Connected to ...
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How can I choose between Shazam and SoundHound? [closed]

I want a Music ID app, I have tried both Shazam and SoundHound which were good. They both have a limit of 5 songs, and cost $5 to upgrade to unlimited. Before purchasing one of them, I want to make ...
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Calendar access from apps: only some calendars are displayed

I've Sony Ericsson X10 mini pro with Android 2.1 and root. I want to have a separate timetable calendat that will not be visible in some places (calendar app). I think I've some good reasons for ...
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Deleting apps from android phone that can't sign in

We have an old android phone that grandchildren use for play. No SIM card, but on wifi. The Google account previously used is obsolete, so we can't sign in. But without signing in, the "play store" ...
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Delete personal data from phone that can't sign in to Google

We have an old Galaxy that grandchildren use for play. No SIM card, but on wifi.  The Google account previously used is obsolete, so we can't sign in.  But without signing in, the "play store" won't ...
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Unable to purchase apps

I am new to Android but have got a new phone running 5.0.1 using my Gmail account administered by my university in New Zealand. However I am unable to purchase apps in the Google Play store. I am able ...
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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 to install same app more than once on same device [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to have multiple instances of the same app (logged in to different accounts)? I want to install same app more than once on same device. For example: I want to ...
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Transfer root to SDcard with switch_root didn't work

I'm trying to install Debian on the Android 4.4 (modded with cyanogenmod) that's installed on my nexus 10 to one external sd card. I'm reading this tutorial : http://whiteboard.ping.se/Android/Debian ...
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How to mount an ext3 partition from an external sd card on android

I'm trying to run Debian on the Android 4.4 (modded with cyanogenmod) that's installed on my nexus 10 to external sdcard. I'm reading this tutorial : http://whiteboard.ping.se/Android/Debian I've ...
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Is Applock by Gizmoquip safe? [closed]

I tried to install an app on my tablet called Applock, by a developer called Gizmoquip (I think there are a few apps with that by different developers). AVG came up with a message saying it will ...
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Getting “not enough space” error even i have enough space in sd card

I have a android jellybean phone [model - ETEl-I4] .i cannot install any apps anymore.i have installed lot of apps before.i can see i have enough space in sd card and i have set default write device ...
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There is insufficient space on the device in lenovo A3000

I have a lenovo 3000 tablet. the tablet has 16 gb of internal memory but only 11 gb can be used. I can only install applications as much as 1 gb and if i want to update the apps i face with this error ...
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Cannot install some apps in Android 4.1.2

I have a Motorola Razr D3 cellphone. Although I have at the moment 800 megabytes free on the device memory, some apps report insufficient space to perform the installation. I've cleaned caches and ...
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How can I uninstall this app which keeps getting reinstalled?

Hello I'm running android 4.2 Samsung rooted. There is an app which always appears on my data/app folder and always runs at start-up. When I go to app manager I can uninstall it however the next time ...
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How can I Run/Download Android Apps on a PC?

I tried running Android 4.1.1 in VirtualBox, but it was too slow and sluggish to do anything. I came across Windroy which runs Android as a Windows app, but it won't run Google Play. I want to run ...
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What does this notification icon mean?

I'm wondering what this icon in the notification bar means. The second from the left (looks like two speech bubbles).
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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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Google Play asking 100 TIMES the real size of the app

So... i wanted to download this app "ZenUI marshmallow theme" it was 2 megabytes. It prompted me - there isn't enough space to install this app. 207MB needed. YES! TWO HUNDRED FREAKING MEGABYTES! It's ...
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Add an app to the Google Playstore installed list

I have recently have had to flash my GApps package on Cyanogen. As a result all the application that were previously listed in the installed apps section are no longer present any more. Is there any ...
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Android social apps: ability to post on behalf of the user?

Ever since I purchased my Samsung Galaxy SIII, it has been displaying a notification which when clicked causes an app to be displayed asking me to log in to Facebook and then displaying the following ...
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My Files app is missing [duplicate]

My files app is not on my home screen and don't know how to find it because I am sure it was there and don't know how or why it disappeared so I really hope someone can help me please. Thanks Sue
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Image and Video Files not showing up in Gallery

I am using Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS Smart Phone, All the images and video files present in My Files(default file browser app for android) are not showing up in Gallery(default app), and Other Apps(...
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How do I know if an android app for a phone can be installed on an android tablet?

Is there any way to find out? (probably using an emulator or a software to verify?) This is because from my understanding, there are android apps for phone which somehow become either stretched or ...