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Why is suggested to OEM unlock when LinageOS can be installed without it

I have a "LENOVO Tab 2 A10-30" which got frozen after the update in the startup loop - did not start after displaying the Lenovo logo. I decided to reinstall it with the LineageOS, and for ...
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Error Installing tshark using APK file

I am trying to install the tshark-3.4.3-r0.apk that I downloaded from https://pkgs.org/download/tshark on my Android Studio emulator. When I run the command "adb install tshark-3.4.3-r0.apk" ...
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Can't install apps anymore - only via adb

I recently tried to extend my internal memory of my Moto G5 with a 128 gb sd card, so I backed up the previous smaller card to my pc, switched cards, formatted the new card as internal, copied back ...
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How to block any app from being installed apart from one app?

I want to restrict the phone to install (Android 6) any app including all existing network apps (Chrome, Facebook, etc.) apart from one specific application. I am thinking of editing the operating ...
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Installing full YouTube app on Tecno phone (Android Go) failed silently

I have a Tecno phone with Android 8.1.0 Go. YouTube Go is my system app, however, I grew tired of using it because of its limited features and decided to install the YouTube app. But that's when the ...
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Can't install apps from F-Droid in Android 11

I set up an emulator for a Samsung Galaxy S8+, under Android 11. I mean to install apps from F-Droid. Whenever I click INSTALL, it says Waiting to start download for less than a second, and it returns ...
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ADB installs apps for all users. How to force it to install to main user only?

I have a LineageOS 17.1 system on Pocophone F1, unrooted. When I install an apk through USB using adb, adb not run as root, the app is installed both on my main admin user and on a secondary user on ...
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I accidentally deleted the camera app: how to recover it?

Somehow I got into a mode where apps selected were intended for deletion . I did not realize that and the camera app got deleted. I have not made any changes since that happened. What can I do to ...
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How can I install keyboard for android 4.0.4 on android 5.1.1?

My phone with android 4.0.4 is rooted and I got the SamsungIME apk and odex files, moved them to the phone with android 5.1.1, but when I try to install, it simply says "App not installed". ...
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Phone keeps rebooting on Volume Up + Power (trying to install ROM) [duplicate]

I tried to install Android's ROM and got ERROR 7, then I wiped out cache, data, internal storage, where was twrp.apk installed. After that I cant get into boot menu (with Install, Wipe... buttons). ...
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Phone keeps rebooting on Volume Up + Power (trying to install ROM)

I tried to install Android's ROM and got ERROR 7, then I wiped out cache, data, internal storage, where was twrp.apk installed. After that I cant get into boot menu (with Install, Wipe... buttons). ...
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How to disable app installation on android? [duplicate]

Hello I downloaded an app that allows me to block google play, however I can still install apps through play.google.com via another device. Is there a way I can disable this? The app I'm using is ...
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Cannot install apps after removing memory card [closed]

The memory card slot of my phone stopped working and some of my apps were stored in the memory card. Now i am unable to install the app again in the phone memory. So any idea? I tried to follow the ...
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Android “managed device” recognized as mass storage device. adb doesn't see device. How do I do I determine drivers?

I have an android "managed device" that seems to have been some company tablet. No discernible brand. When I boot, it gives a screen with only a settings app. The settings app is very ...
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How can I make an Android app “forget” that it installed on my phone before?

Some apps, like Facebook, LinkedIn, Tinder, etc., seem to have a mechanism to remember which Android phone installed their app. So if a user is banned on these apps, the next time somebody creates an ...
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Creating universal APK form multiple APKs without having *.aab (Android App Bundle) file

My question is related to Android apps whose developers push their app to the Play Store in the Android App Bundle format (i.e, *.aab file) Consider a scenario I installed an app from the Play Store ...
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I installed a large app & it won't install but takes my storage! now I have full storage but haven't the app?

I'll be grateful if someone help me! I installed a large app (1.25 G a game) but it won't install because of my low storage it won't install said app not installing just like this; but take my storage!...
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Can't install any apps that were previously saved on SD card

Recently my SD card stopped working and all apps that were saved to the SD card were obviously gone however the problem is while the phone, LG G6, still works and I'm able to install apps through ...
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Possible to purchase (buy) an Android app from the Google Play store web site without installing it on any device?

Is it possible to purchase (buy) an Android app from the Google Play store web site without causing that app to be automatically installed on a device?
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Play store apps downloading forever after factory reset

Steps before the problems : The tablet was inactive, whitout recharging, for arround 1 year and half. Acidentaly pressed the keys to 'Download a custom os', and restarted the tablet during the ...
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How to put restrictions on android?

Is it possible to install android on a tablet and then restrict its use case scenario? What i mean is can i make it so that no apps can be installed (Not even by using an external apk) except the one ...
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MI Security App Scanner

I had to reset my redmi note 9 pro phone recently due to an issue but now my apps aren't being scanned before installing from google playstore. I have checked the options is on in security settings in ...
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How do I prevent apps from getting installed onto my Pixel?

I'd like to prevent any apps from being installed on my Pixel. I tried this with Google Family Link, but you can install apps rated E. I also tried this with AppBlock, but I can install apps from play....
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The emulator process for AVD Pixel_2_API_30_2 was killed

I have just installed Android Studio on Windows 10. I am having all sorts of issues. The first, of many, is that I cannot get the emulator to work. I have tried the following: Clicked software ...
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Install specific versions of AOSP Calendar

I would like to use an older version of AOSP Calendar. Namely a good version before the 2019 update that is described here as follows: New events cannot be created and existing events cannot be ...
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My Tecno pop 2 power YouTube problem [duplicate]

My Tecno pop 2 power comes with pre install YouTube which is YouTube go but am trying to install the traditional or normal YouTube and it won't install why
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Unable to install apk signed with debug key on one android, but able with the other

So I need desperate help here as I signed using uber-apk-signer tool (I don't have developer license to sign it legit). I had tested it on my own phone by installing apk and it worked, and now am on ...
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How can I re-flash stock firmware for my Nokia 6.1?

I've developed an issue since the last Android 10 OS update where the phone doesn't charge unless it's in 'USB Controlled by device' mode, which it usually fails to switch to. I'd like to try flashing ...
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How to fix app downloading but not installing

I have a Motorola g7 and as of late, I have experienced issues with installing one application. I can install ANY other application, except this one. I click the install button and it goes through the ...
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Can the Termux environment be put on an external SD card?

I would like to install my termux environment (usr folder) to an SD card. is this possible? I have seen this post Can I install packages to external SD card on Termux in Android?. From what I ...
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Huawei Y7 is frozen on 'installing update …5%'

this phone all of a sudden froze on update failed and now its frozen on installing update...5% ive tried numerous times to reboot it by pressing the volume down and power buttons but it still does the ...
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Problem reinstalling system app (Media Manager)

So at first my intention was to fix some other problem with DownloadManager but it ended messing up MediaManager which was crashing in loop. I reinstalled it and at first it was reinstalling fine but ...
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Looking for a way to prevent my phone from installing a specific app?

As the title says, I'm wondering if there is a way to prevent your phone from installing an app. The method would have to be irreversible, or nearly irreversible (i.e takes significant time), not ...
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Running Android OS in docker

I am trying to run Android OS in docker as a school project but all I found on the web is different methods of running emulator in docker based on ubuntu or other os. As I know android is open source ...
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Install android on an windows tablet

I got an old TrekStor SurfTab Duo W1 with an Intel Atom x5-Z8300 (x86) processor and want to install andoid on it. But I got a problem in finding the correct android version. Till now it crashes every ...
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How to install the play store applications not available in my country [duplicate]

I am a student reviewing multiple COVID tracing applications deployed in various countries around the world. Although I'm located in the US, I'm also interested in applications that other countries ...
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Installing android 9 or 10 on iphone 4

Is it possible to install Android 9 or 10 on iPhone 4? If no, what are the missed requirements and what is the last Android version that can be installed on iPhone 4?
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kyocera dura xe install blocked, help please

Uknown sources is on and it keeps saying install blocked "your administrator does not allow installation from unknown sources" please help. I just want to be able to install whatts app, ...
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Install Error - kids mode not functioning on Amazon Fire

I followed the instructions here: https://www.addictivetips.com/android/remove-ads-bloatware-from-the-amazon-fire-7-tablet-no-root/ to uninstall the bloatware, but did not uninstall com.amazon....
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Can I install Android using Android studio on any supporting devices?

I have a Samsung phone. I don't know anything about installing Android and about Android Studio. Can I install Android on it using Android Studio?
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Blocking apps to be installed in AVD environment?

Is it possible for developers to block their Google Play apps to be installed at AVD or am I just picking the unsupported AVD profile? I'm trying to install the app into the AVD and debug in a more ...
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How do I revoke permissions that are preventing an App reinstalling on Android Pie

I am trying to re-install File Commander in Android 9 but Office Suite is creating a conflict with the permissions. I tried uninstalling Office Suite but no change. File Commander isn't installed. ...
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App from playstore run but same apk crashes on sideload install

On my noughat device, I have downloaded app from playstore, which is running great. Extract apk from install app, uninstall it and again succussfully install with package installer. But second time on ...
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I'm trying to download Blue Kik, but it keeps giving me the 'App not installed' message

I'm using a TCL LX (which I wouldn't doubt is the problem, due to how bad the phone is) and I'm looking for a simple solution. I've tried installing it multiple times, deleting and re-downloading the ...
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How to manually install 3rd party shared library to android phone?

I'm trying to install xiaomi get apps on my xiaomi mi a2 Lite phone. I downloaded the apk from the internet and it failed when I tried to install it. So I used adb from my computer and I got this ...
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Unable to install an APK file downloaded from a webserver

Im trying to download an apk file for a game that I cant access on Play store, but whenever I try it keeps saying APP NOT INSTALLED or there was a problem with the package, I read about a thing where ...
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How do I prevent the installation of just a few specific apps on my android phone?

I basically want to prevent myself from installating VPNs and a few social networking sites like Quora and Reddit , every other app is fine
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How are apps installed on Android ? context - symbolic links of only some apps disappear after reboot

I am using Apps2sd to move some apps to ext4 partition mmcblk1p2. It successfully moved 1 app ( see code below ) but after linking another , the symblink for app gets deleted but data folder's ...
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multipe profiles on marshmallow: how to use apps in both accounts

i have a tablet with android marshmellow and primary and secondary profile. Appararently apart from the standard apps i can not install apps paralell on the first and the second profile.if i install ...
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How do I stop the clearing of an app's data?

I have a game on my phone that is called World of Tanks Blitz, it's around 2GB It started lagging a lot so I wanted to clear its cache to stop it from lagging So I pressed wipe data instead of wipe ...

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