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Questions tagged [applications]

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Stop notifications from chrome spam

My new Android device is full of spams. I get chrome notifications continuously from a website I did not even visit once. looks like a gossip site. Are there any methods to stop these annoying ...
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How do I remove a shared calendar from Mini Today

I have other shared calendars in Office 365 and they don't show up in Mini today, all except one! How do I remove the shared calendar form Mini Today app but keep it in Office 365?
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How do I get a new IP for my smartphone oukitel c13 pro

I'm using Oukitel C13 Pro, Cpu is quad-core and 2gb RAM with 16gb ROM. I'm trying to install plotagon on my device but it's not working, and I've also updated the plotagon still it's not working. what ...
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How to permanently disable apps?

I have an older Google Nexus 4 (by LG), running 5.1.1 Lollipop (latest supported version). I want this to be my daughters first smartphone, and want to lock it down as much as possible. So besides my ...
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After changing Android ID app still detect I am installing it again [duplicate]

I have changed almost everything from Android ID, Mac address, but still this app can detect I am installing it again and pops up " Trial expired. what could be the reason for this. I installed ...
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Yet another play store df-dferh-01 issue, Pixel 3a

Pixel 3a here. After a fresh install of the latest factory image, I was unable to download apps from play store. Searching or browsing apps in the store are without any problem, but once I tapped ...
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What is the meaning of “need access to: ” in when we want to install an application?

Whenever we want to install an application from Google Play, the application will ask permission to access to some things. The number of permissions are different from one to another application. ...
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SAT / STK: which pard of the standard implements SIM Toolkit app?

I'm wondering which part of the standard for the SIM Application toolkit (is it GSM 11.14?) implements the app "SIM Toolkit" which is com.android.stk in my device. Does it only provide the user ...
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What is the system app “Bluetooth share” for?

I have a system app on my Android 7.0 android device. The app is called "Bluetooth share". What exactly is this app used for?
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Problems with changing from Google keyboard

I'm an android 9 on a Mi A2 lite, and I want to access the WhatsApp keyboard on that app instead of the Google keyboard so that I can use, on WhatsApp, stickers and other media. But when I follow the ...
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How can I block outgoing International calls?

When I travel overseas, calling any country but my home country incurs huge charges. What app will block all outgoing calls that are not to my home country? (This question is related, but is so old ...
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Injection program in Android phone from the download Mode ؟؟؟

Is it possible to inject a normal (apk) program for example ( whatsapp , viber ,....) from the Download Mode to Android phones without opening the phone lock or know the password?
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How to delete an app without deleting app data?

I'm on an Android and my device is a Huawei. I got this device a few months ago and I don't want to root my device because I don't trust myself. Is there a way to delete an app without deleting app ...
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App not installed error (internal storage)

I've moved my few apps to micro sd card now that card has been corrupted so I removed it. but now I'm not able to install those apps in internal storage which were moved to SD card.
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why i can't mention in FB on chrome mobile app?

i don't like the fb apps and my phone doesn't have any more space so i use chrome to be able to use FB but when i try to mention any one in comments or any thing the selection menu doesn't show up ...
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Where can I find User Data of an app? [duplicate]

I have downloaded an app on my phone because I want to take out information from it. It has pages (In image form, probably PNG) that I need on my computer. I went to storage and I clicked on the app, ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Is it a good idea to disable as many Samsung Apps as Samsung lets you and install a Google alternative for them?

I don't know which apps consume more RAM and CPU power. How will it affect performance if storage is not a matter st all to me?
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How to access GBoard clipboard manager without turning on 'Show suggestion strip'?

Is there anyway to access clipboard manager in google keyboard without enabling suggestion strip? It seems I can't find a shortcut or way to access it. I'm using the latest version from Playstore
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How to share an Android app with referral code?

I want to recommend a paid app to my friend. I was thinking that maybe I could get some referral advantage from Google Play when she installs it? But I don't see any button in Google Play that would ...
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How to root Android with Samsung Odin [closed]

How to root A Samsung mobile phone or tablet using Samsung Odin?
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Samsung J7::I have several different “contact” Apps on my phone.. each a different color icon, each called “Contacts”. - which is which?

A long title I know, but if it were shorted, someone trying to help would probably make a wrong assumption without being so specific. I'm assuming that each different "Contact" list application, is ...
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How to automatically lock the screen or something when the Wi-fi disconnects?

I think this would be useful if you're entering data into a form, but you don't want to accidentally press "submit" when there's no Internet, causing you to have to re-enter everything. Also, it ...
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How often does Waze update points in map while driving?

Today, before I started driving to work, I opened Waze and it displayed gas stations close to me, as expected. I then noticed that after driving 10 miles, the map was still showing the old points. ...
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Why is the GPS Chip Not detected on ARCHOS Alba 4?

I am using Android Nougat, but there are no options for GPS in the locations menus (just battery saving >> wifi, bluetooth and cellular network only) Other GPS apps do not even detect the chip in the ...
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Mock Location a single app

Currently, enabling the mock location developer setting affects all applications. I am currently testing a single application and require that my real location is still available in other apps. Is ...
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Trouble running these 3 apps at the same time

I am on Android 8.1.0. (Non-rooted. LG LM-X212TA.) I would like to run all three of the following apps at the same time, but some seem to continue to crash when run at the same time. (I suspect ...
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Issue with installing progressive webapp

I am on a Android 8.1, latest Chrome, on Xiaomi, Redmi 6 device. I am having issues installing ANY Progressive Web App on my phone. To test I am starting with Twitter. When I open Twitter on Chrome, ...
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When an app is uninstalled, is its SharedPreferences database cleared?

When an app is uninstalled, is the data in its SharedPreferences database deleted? If not, without a device being rooted, is there any way to clear that data? (Or at least view it?)
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How to search for Android apps without ads?

Is it possible to limit searches within the Google Play Store to apps (gratis or paid) that do not contain ads? If it's not possible within the Google Play store, is there another effective way to ...
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Broadcasting WhatsApp messages using third part app

I am a recruiter and I have to broadcast more than 100 candidates daily using WhatsApp. And practically it’s not possible to add 100-200 candidates daily. WhatsApp doesn’t allow broadcasting ...