Questions tagged [delete]

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Can i delete a folder file named GROWTH_TEST? [closed]

GROWTH_TEST folder and contains; com.android.volley.VolleyError: Network Disconnected :can I delete it?
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How can I delete Hotmail emails when using the Gmail app on my phone

I use the Gmail app to read emails on my Android phone. I defined two accounts, a Gmail account and a Hotmail account. The Gmail account works w/o a problem, for syncing, reading, writing and deleting ...
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Bulk Delete Apps

On my phone (LG V30+, Android 9) I've noticed when I drag an app from my home screen into the trash, it doesn't delete the app but simply disables it. If I go into settings and find the app, I can ...
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How do I empty trash bin on phone?

Please help. When photos and videos ef is are deleted, where do they go? I'd like to delete everything in my " trash", as my storage is always full. Thank you.
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Prevent Myself from Deleting apps

I have an app on my phone and due to personal reasons I would like to not be able to delete it. I went to this link and I found: Is there a way to prevent a user from deleting apps on android? ...
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LG k10 android cellphone sms automatically deleted

Recently my android automatically delete some sms after maybe some hours of seeing them. My sms setting is like this: So if found this search result from google: All you will need to do is make ...
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Wipe data from dead Android phone

I have Samsung Galaxy A10s. Now its dead. No power on. I tried lots of combinations. I don't want anybody to get the data, messages or media files which is in internal memory. But as its not charging ...
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Android automatically deletes content of my Downloads folder

Previously I had a Nokia 7.1 (Android 9) when I started to notice this issue. Every few time, the older images I had on my Download folder disappeared without I doing nothing. From time to time it ...
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Is it safe to delete the Android “.HiddenCabinet” folder?

I wish to remove the entire Hidden Cabinet (".HiddenCabinet") directory tree and all its components. Is it safe to simply delete that folder without disrupting the rest of the file system? Are there ...
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Where are the .mp3 files for my Call Recorder app?

My grandma accidentally turned on a Call Recorder app that she downloaded on Google Play, and now must delete all those .mp3 files. She confirms they exist. But where are they? This is her Phone ...
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“Clear data” does not clear login details

I was under the impression that "clear data" clears everything, but apparently it does not. Tested with a few apps, including Facebook. I stopped the app, cleared cache, cleared data, opened it - ...
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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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Why deleting system files on a rooted Android says “device or resource is busy”?

I have FX Explorer, I was trying to delete some stuff in /system/app (the stuff are just empty folders) but it keep saying The operation isn't permitted on a mounted filesystem. What should I do to ...
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What can be saftly deleted in data/data

What can be saftly deleted in data/data. I have almost no space left on a few devices. I don't want to delete account info.
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How to make a complete factory reset, without anyone being able to retrieve my data?

I will have a few Android phones that I will have to let go. I would like to make a proper clean wipe of the data, without no one being able to retrieve them, and do a factory reset. I have read ...
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Single SMS won't delete from Messaging app

I have a phone (HUAWEI Y6 2018) that recently received a text message claiming to be from a postal company (AusPost). However, the subject for the message simply says '(No subject)', and when I try to ...
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Data deleted after encryption - recoverable?

My device (Android 8.0) is encrypted with the default encryption (no startup password). As far as a I know, when I have data on my phone and factory-reset the phone, the data is unrecoverable, since a ...
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Erase data on UFS device securely

I want to erase some files on UFS device securely, which can't be recovered with any known methods. The operating system is Android and it boots from the same UFS device. Is that possible to do that ...
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Deleted photos reappear after reboot, new photos dissapear

I try to delete all the pictures I have on my SD card. I just select all of them and click the trash icon. When I finish, I see an empty folder, as expected. I make a new photo. And then I reboot my ...
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File recovery on bootloader unlocked Pixel without flashing

I have a first generation Google Pixel the bootloader of which is unlocked and is running stock Pie. I need to recover deleted files on it because a move operation got effed up by ES File Explorer ...
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How to delete a date and time tab in setting to prevent user from changing it?

(Please understand me about my broken English.) I am a student in South Korea. I am making a quite restricted Lenovo tablet, to make it a perfect education device. The goal is to "help" students to ...
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Removing images created by Linux Deploy

I have SM-G900F on Lineage Oreo. I installed Linux Deploy and left the path to ${EXTERNAL_STORAGE}/linux.img, and I removed the app for a second time. Now, I still have the linux.img in my memory, but ...
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How can I delete these older contacts backups from Google?

I can't seem to find out online anywhere that is specific to this issue.
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Clear all apps user data with ADB without factory reset

I'm trying to achieve the goal of clearing all app data using Git Bash on Windows, but I don't know exactly if this approach is wrong, because it shows FAILED on every line. adb shell 'pm list ...
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How to restrict an app to make changes in a folder?

There is an app that sucks my tablet and i don't won't to delete it. This app causes a huge trouble for me. I have granted it Storage Permission. But the apps also deletes some other folders, I want ...
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How to get com.android.settings folder?

My tablet is an educational tab. They have removed much of the preinstalled apps like settings,launcher3,wallpaper. They have restricted any further priv-apps to be installed. I just want to get the ...
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Android SMS/MMS not getting deleted

I've tried many different things to delete my SMS/MMS messages but nothing has worked. Things I've tried so far History Eraser https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mobi.infolife.eraser&...
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Saving backup to separate partiion - will wipe data/factory reset delete this partition?

Rooted PIxel 2 XL. Running Titanium for backups. Considering saving (encrypted) back to separate partition. If I am in recovery mode and do Data Wipe/Factory Reset, will this separate, "backup" ...
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Deleted thumbnail file but no space was freed

I'm using an xperia z3 and used file commander to browse and found that i kept running out of space because of a 4gb thumbnail/preview file/folder that grows rather quickly. I tried deleting the ...
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I deleted my Gmail account but I keep recieving the notification “Account Action Required” but I can't access the account since it's already deleted

I deleted my Gmail account but I keep recieving the notification "Account Action Required" but I can't access the account since it's already deleted. By the way I used my phone to delete the account. ...
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Unable to delete a huge UPDATE.APP file on Huawei P8lite

My Huawei P8lite running on EMUI version 4.0 and Android 6.0 Marshmallow is low on disk space. I noticed there's a huge UPDATE.APP file, it's taking 2.55 GB. I tried to delete it, but it shows an ...
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Can I delete an app I got on sale?

I recently downloaded an app for free from Google play store. It usually costs $0.99, but is now free. If I were to delete it, will google remember that I purchased it, even though I paid nothing? Can ...
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How to delete Alcatel File Manager?

I have an Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 model 60451 running Android 6.0.1 and it updated a few days ago turning File Manager into adware that would reinstall itself no matter what I did. I tried everything ...
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Remove Alarm Tone?

Last year I bought an RCA Voyager (tablet) running android 6.0.1 (marshmallow), and between now and then I have added custom tunes to my 'Alarms' folder to spice things up a bit. My problem is that I ...
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What can i delete from my phone (android adb)

i am having problems with sone ads on my phone and i don't know what to delete anymore... i've already deleted on my DOGEE x5 phone com.gangyun.beautysnap com.lbe.parallel.intl cn.xender com.adups....
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Can I Delete a WhatsApp Message After 7 Min. Deadline?

So I know that if I send a WhatsApp message to someone, I can delete the message on the recipients phone within 7 minutes, using the new "delete for everyone" option in WhatsApp. Is there a way to ...
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A questions about “wipe” in CWM Recovery

CWM Recovery has a many options for wipe and format partitions, and the options are: wipe data/factory reset. wipe cache partition. format boot, system, data, cache, sdcard or sd-ext. wipe dalvik ...
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Deleted Sec. Google Account. Now I'm stuck

So basically, I wanted to make an inapp purchase, but my secondary useless account would always be the default account and it was unchangeable. After days of struggling I decided to simply completely ...
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Delete ALL cookies in Android Chrome

Running Chrome 60.0.3112.116 on Android 7.1.1 I tried to remove all cookies from the browser using the Clear Data button provided in Advanced tab of Chrome's Privacy Settings (selected All Time to ...
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How can I delete synchronized Google data? (contacts, app data etc)

Apparently Google synchronized various data without my explicit permission. I don't want Google (and any parties that will ever have access to their data) to fetch any of my personal data without me ...
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In-app purchase on google play [duplicate]

Lets say i have an app I've recently downloaded and have made an in-app purchase on this app, if i were to uninstall this app and reinstall later on will my in-app purchase still be available? ( also ...
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How do I delete emoji suggestions on LG Stylo 2 Plus?

I do not want emojis to be suggested after I have used them. I have tried finding a clear cache or clear data option through the LG Keyboard but am unable to find anything that would allow me to do ...
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How to Destroy Android Phone permanently

I recently found an old Android phone in my drawer, which I would like to destroy permanently. What I mean by that is: I want to completely and irrecoverably wipe/erase absolutely everything. Not ...
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Cleaning down phone between uses?

I'm project manager consulting for a charity who have a set of LG Nexus phones that are sent into schools as part of a STEM project. For safeguarding reasons when the phones are returned we need to ...
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How to recover deleted photos?

By mistake, I've accidentally deleted the folder where my phone camera saves the photos; I was trying to delete just a couple of them, but inadvertently the whole folder was selected, and all the ...
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How can I completely remove deleted photos/videos?

I have an LG G5. Last week I recorded a 20 minute video using my camera phone. The file size was ~3 Gb. I don't use the SD card, so the video saved in the gallery. I saved the video to Google ...
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How to delete an app

I can't delete, or disable, the app YGPS, on my Android tablet; and I didn't install it.
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Delete VIBER account from one number forever

Can you help me how should I delete my VIBER account from number +38xxxxxxxxxx because I cannot use two VIBER accounts at same mobile with two SIM cards?
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I can't understand the error

I tried to delete ES File Explorer from my Lollipop 5.1.1. I have a system root and the explorer was a system app. In Link2SD app, it said frozen, so I thought it might be useless to keep it.Anyways I ...
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Identify when a file was Deleted

Some files suddenly went missing from my Android Device. Is there a way for me to Identify when a file was Deleted? I don't need to recover them (for now), but I just want to have a clue when it was ...