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Can I recover someone's WhatsApp chat history after I've mistakenly changed phone numbers?

I've got all someone's chat history on my WhatsApp number after trying to help her when her phone broke. I want to get it back onto her WhatsApp number - can anyone help? When her phone broke, I ...
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Installed app updates log/history?

Is there a way to see in Android the updates history/log of some installed app? E.g. The X app was installed in January 2020, and was updated 3 times, each version and update time being logged. This ...
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I wish to export Chrome history synced from a mobile device as a csv list, but this information is not stored in the 'History' file. Where is it?

...AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile #\History usually has all URLs that you have visited, and you can open this up using DB Browser for SQLite. While I can hit Ctrl-H and see the links I'...
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How to Remove in Bulk Specific Website from Chrome's History?

I want to remove specific website mentions from Chrome's history on Android but doing it one by one will take a lot of time. For example on Chrome for desktop, you can remove specific website mentions ...
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Possible to view history of apps LOOKED at on Google Play?

I was wondering, is it possible to view a history of apps I looked at on Google Play, but didn't necessarily download? I went down a lengthy rabbit hole of suggested apps and then my Play Store app ...
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Find history of entering and exiting apps on Android

I have a Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 running Android. I would like to know whether there is a way to recover the exact history of when one entered and exited an app during one day. I have tried this trick,...
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How can I sign up for a Firefox account?

I want to back-up bookmarks and history, but the Sync "application" on my android device "cannot connect to network" and the webpage only provides a never ending swirl, even on a ...
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How to watch chrome history of my friend, who is logged in from my gmail id?

What i did - I have signed in, one of my friend's android phone (its samsung j2) with my gmail id. What i want - I want to monitor his phone's youtube and chrome browsing history using my gmail id ...
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Finding lost bluetooth device

I was traveling from NY to Cleveland and I misplaced my Sennheiser Momentum TW's. I used Google My Activity to help see my phone activity, and I see Spotify was opened at 3:21pm which would suggest I ...
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Recover manually deleted call history

I was looking for an outdated third party call backup app which does not update instantaneously at the deletion of logs via the default phone app. Would that be necessary or is there any other way I ...
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How can I view Wi-Fi connection history?

I want to view wi-fi connection history on my Android phone. Specifically, I want to know which networks the phones was connected to & disconnected from & when. Edit: My phone is a Nexus 5x (...
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How can I view the timestamp for History items in Firefox Android?

I need to view the exact times I visited certain pages in Firefox mobile for Android. Is there a way to do this, or export the data to view it somehow?
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Increasing max # of items in Firefox for Android history

A couple days ago I decided to give Firefox for Android another chance, and it turns out its history only goes back 100 items! How do I fix this? I want unlimited history, as I've set up on my Pale ...
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VLC for Android -- resume from stopped position when clicking on History

Let's say I'm listening to a 14 hour long audiobook (on VLC for Android). I pause at the 5 hour point. Then I don't use VLC for a week. Then I go back, and go to History, and click on the title of ...
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How has USB File Transfer changed in Android changed over the years?

In Windows I remember many years ago when I got my first android that USB connection seemed to work more like a flash drive. You could do multiple things at once without it saying the device was busy....
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How to access history or recently closed tabs in Chromer

I use Chromer in web heads mode. Occasionally I have had all web-heads disappear, presumably due to a crash. In past sometimes Chromer suggested me to reopen old tabs when restarted but not today. Is ...
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Why do Android phone manufacturers describe RAM in powers of 1,000 but not 1,024 (as PCs do)?

For PC RAMs, when a manufacturer say they produce a 4GB memory bank, they are producing a memory bank with 4,294,967,296 bytes (4 GiB). The same applies to CPU cache, i.e. a CPU with 2MB L3 cache ...
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Can I wipe EVERY records/traces wo/ factory reset on android?

I' currently using LG V20 and an anciant Samsung YP-GP1. I'm aware that IceCream Sandwitch doesn't have it's own built-in encryption unlike modern devices, and want to keep internal records/traces ...
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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 ...
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Android get dns history

Can I get the dns history on android like on windows? Like this: ipconfig /displaydns
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Selectively remove Chrome (Android) browsing history

All I found is help on desktop based Chrome, like this: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/18597884/selectively-remove-chrome-browsing-history Is there a way to select a part of the history but in ...
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Where does Firefox keep browsing history data?

This linked question describes how to find the time a file was downloaded in Android for Mobile. How does one do the same for browsing history? What file is that information stored in?
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Stolen device whatsapp deletion

I want to delete my whatsapp history from my stolen device. How can I do that?
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Checking activity of unknown user on my phone

Yesterday I took my new phone to a mobile service shop... I wanted them to put a protection layer on my display. I have a pattern lock on my phone so I just put the display to sleep and gave it to him....
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Download history on s5 mini

Is it possible for items one hasn't ever downloaded to appear in the download history of an s5 mini?
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I am unable to see recent calls,dailed calls after installing 5.1

I am unable to see recent calls,dailed calls after installing 5.1. Any idea why it is.Which default apps are responsible for this? I stopped few default apps like google news,music etc. Regards, ...
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Is google location history accurate [duplicate]

my girlfriend's location history show her places on different days that she swears she had not been to. I s this info accurate
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How can I view history of application updates/installations?

I erroneously updated an application in the Google Play store. The update appears to have deprecated some features and I'd like to revert back (e.g. sideload the APK) of the previous working version. ...
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How to find all previously installed apps deleted from history?

I'm looking for a game I played in the past that I'm willing to pay for today. I usually delete my history when you go to the Play Store - My Apps - All. That means all I have there are the currently ...
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Retrieve Stock Browser History?

I have a Galaxy S4 and today 45 browser tabs I've been using for about six months just disappeared (should have been bookmarking things, yes). Is there a way I can retrieve my browser history via my ...
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How can I automatically clear my browsing data when I exit Chrome?

I don't like having my searches and web history hanging around forever. Therefore, I wonder: Is it possible to automatically clear browsing data on exit in Google Chrome? If it cannot be done with ...
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How do I know when an app was used in Android?

Is there any way to tell when an app was being used in an Android phone? I am specifically interested in the camera and gallery functions. I believe my roommate went through my photos without asking, ...
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Viber: keeping the same message history on all devices

Initially, I installed Viber to my phone (2 years ago). Then a year ago, I installed it to my computer and a few months later to my tablet. After I installed it on my computer and tablet, the history ...
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Seeing how long an app was used over the life of the device

I was wondering if there's any way to tell how long a specific app was used over the lifetime of a device? Just to clarify, I'm not looking to be able to track how long it's used from here on in (...
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List of purchased apps and app install/uninstall history log anywhere?

My device was damaged and since then I've had to order a hardware replacement. Given that all purchases and application installs/uninstalls via Google Play Store are carried out in connection with my ...
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samsung s5 activity log

I am suspecting that a friend of mine may have deleted an app I use for unknown reasons is there anyway I could see the phone activity log to check wet her the app was uninstalled and at what time
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History of installed/uninstalled apps

I don't know if there is already a thread about this particular issue, but if so forgive me. I would like to know how can I see the date when I installed and uninstalled a certain app some time ago (...
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How to Manage (and preferably clear) the `Frequently contacted` list in the Favourites tab

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3, with Adroid Version 4.4.2 If you click on Phone and then go to Favourites (The 3rd Tab at the top), you will see 1 or 2 lists: Favourites Frequently contacted I want ...
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