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What kind of "hack" would it take to hide app data usage? [duplicate]

I am a novice. I want to hide my chrome app data bandwidth usage. If I uninstall chrome, will I be able to reinstall it? Will all usage be reset? Am I asking dumb questions? Is a "hack" ...
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How can I install Slack app on an old Galaxy S6 phone?

I am near certain that Slack works (or worked) on Galaxy S6 phones back in the day, but now when I try to install it, it's not available as supported in the Google Play store. Is there any way I can ...
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How to get apps on a Gabb phone? [duplicate]

Has anybody found out how to get apps on a Gabb phone? They blocked autofill so I can't get in USB debugging. Can you use the recovery mode ADB to install apps?
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Updated Telegram from APK - why after the installation, it asks for phone number?

I face IMO strange issue with Telegram. The notification says Google Play Services need Phone permission to work, but it has that permission when I go there, however the update of Telegram via Google ...
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INSTALL_FAILED_DUPLICATE_PERMISSION when trying to install Google app on Moto e5 go

How do I install Google on my Moto e5 go when there is an error message on the ADB saying: Failure [INSTALL_FAILED_DUPLICATE_PERMISSION: Package com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox attempting to ...
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How to turn off or bypass or uninstall Sophos Mobile Control?

My uncle has a work phone which has Sophos Mobile Control installed. I can't uninstall that app and can't install new ones, like Facebook even through package manager. I even tried to enable USB ...
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Cannot install app from Play store - fail to connect

Installing an application from the Play store fails to download, a brief message states "please open my apps to establish a connection with the server" Search and update work as expected. ...
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Why does Signal is not availlable for installation on Samsung Tablet

I want to install Signal on a Samsumg Galaxy Tab A (2016) with Android-Version 8.1. According to Signal official page, Android 4.4 or superior is required (so, this should be no problem) But in the ...
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Where is the installed applications are stored in android 9?

I have seen few examples in the internet but couldn't find the right answer about my phone. In my phone how does a file manager app finds the base.apk of an installed app? and how can I find them ...
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Stuck On "Detecting Android-x86.. found at dev/sda1" While installing Android 9.1-r2 (x64)

First of all, I'm frustrated as hell, I'm facing this problem for the last 6 months when I first thought to try android on a PC. Till then, I've tried multiple iso's from android 7 to android 9 but ...
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Q: Deploying file to Android filesystem from Intune

We have an Android apk that we are deploying from InTune. Currently when users first start the app, they need to enter a few pieces of information for configuration purposes. This information is the ...
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How to install Another Term, an alternative to Termux for Android 6.0 and below?

I am running a lower Android version and need to install a Linux proot container in Android. Another Term is the closest alternative, but how do I install it? It seems pretty hard.
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Can I disable OEM lock from computer?

Can I disable the OEM lock of my Samsung Galaxy S8+ from my computer?
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Bulk and auto install apps + phone configuration

I'm looking for a solution (free or paid) that allows me to e.g. connect an Android phone to a PC, launch a piece of software and wait until the phone is fully configured (settings, wallpaper, ...
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Linux on Android

I'm currently working on Android applications development. The projects are majorly about management and integration of Android applications on linux. and deployment of the codes on my applications, ...
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No app found to open .apk file

I turned on unknown source installations, downloaded Confluence 1.71.13 apk via browser. When the download finished I tapped on the notification to sideload it. A message popped up saying: No app ...
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What does the -g global flag do when using pm install -g

I'm trying to get google play store to work on a proprietary custom ROM. I was given a hack to do this with my device. It's very hit or miss but I can get it working sometimes. When I install Google ...
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How to install APK on Gabb Z2?

I would like to install Spotify on my Gabb Z2 phone. The Gabb phone runs a modified version of Android that is programmed to have only default apps and no store. They somehow managed to get their own ...
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How to get library installation path

Some Android apps require libraries to be linked against by specifying <uses-library> in their Manifest (in the application element): <uses-library android:name="com.example.customlib&...
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How to do Batch install multile apks from windows computer to Android box

I want to batch install apks from my desktop directly. Such as I downloaded many apks on the windows desktop i also have them on a USB stick and want to install apks without actually touching my ...
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Cant install apps from Play store or using APK file and MIUI storage calculates 0 free space

First time asking so please correct me if I am wrong,Also please suggest me title for this question I have redmi 8 running miui 12 , Recently I cant install apps from playstore it keeps pending and ...
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App not installed. (App has requested a shared library that is not installed on the device)

Recently i installed pixel experience on my poco x3. Before doing that i did a backup of the stock camera apk that comes with miui to install on pixel experience. But while installing it shows App ...
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Installing an app (.apk file) from the native Android HTMLViewer 8.1

I have a tablet that's locked up pretty good (Android 8.1). Locked bootloader, managed android OS, proprietary apps, etc... I'm trying to see if I can get an app to install on it. One way I've thought ...
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Unable to set removable SD card as the default location using ADB

I have a Sony Xperia (E2303) running Android 6.0.1. I have a 32 GB removable SD card. I got Android to format it. I think it is still a FAT32 file system. I was not given an option to format as ...
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Can't install an APK from OneDrive on Android

Installing an APK from the Google Drive app on Android works fine for me after setting Google Drive on the "Install from external sources" list under Security settings to 'yes'. But the ...
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"Could not find a part of the path 'C:\ProgramData\DroidExplorer\assets\[DEFAULT].png'" error message when trying to run Droid Explorer

I installed Droid Explorer. When trying to run it, I got an error that says Could not find a part of the path 'C:\ProgramData\DroidExplorer\assets[DEFAULT].png'. I put it manually at /ProgramData ...
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Why does GrapheneOS use signify instead of PGP to sign their releases (GPG, cryptographic signatures)?

Why is it that the GrapheneOS (Android ROM) project crypographically signs their releases with signify instead of PGP? The install documentation for GrapheneOS instructs the user to install the ...
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Problem in installation of PrimeOS

When I want to install PrimeOS, I see a black page with a bash like command line instead of choices for choosing. Is it normal? If it is normal, what should I do and type in the page? In all PrimeOS ...
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Prevent app auto-install when accidentally clicking an ad

I have Samsung Galaxy S20. When I get an ad on something like a game or whatever, I'm obviously going to click the X (close button) in the corner. The problem is, sometimes I miss it because they make ...
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Read input from stdin when using `pm install`

I would like to install an application using pm install but not provide the APK path and rather provide application data using stdin as shown in the documentation below: install [-rtfdgw] [-i PACKAGE] ...
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Can't reinstall apps from SD card after reboot

This is the first time my phone randomly rebooted, I didn't think much of it until all my apps disappeared. The apps in the internal storage is still there but the apps that was moved to the SD were ...
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Android doesn't give me option to install APK

I have an Alcatel 1S (2020), running Android 10. I have "install from unknown sources" enabled. I've been trying to install APK files but when I click on the downloaded file, the option to ...
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Is this Doro Liberto forever stuck with Android 4.4.2?

My wife made the mistake of buying a Doro phone, under the impression it was 'easier to use'. Actually, it's made updating the OS close to impossible, which is why I'm seeking the help of the experts ...
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SD is force allowed, but play store still tries to install on phone, not on SD

I have a Nokia 5.1 with Andoroid 10 (start screen says "Android one") and I would like to have the default storage place of my apps to be the sd card. I followed successfully the ...
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Put Termux environment on external SD card

Following this answer, I formated my sdcard as ext4-fs. Then tried mounting the sdcard into termux home as the link above says mount /dev/block/mmcblk1p2 /data/data/com.termux/files/home/ext4-fs I ...
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Failed installing Ubuntu using termux-ubuntu

I want to mine sugar on my Android phone. Can someone help a simple complete script, especially to complete method 1 or 2, whichever works. METHOD 1 Installed F-Droid and Termux Commands pkg install ...
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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)

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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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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