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Questions tagged [installation]

For questions regarding installing apps, Android firmware or certificates

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Troubleshooting why apps are taking longer time to be installed

When I try to install an app using Play Store or through sideloading in my Panasonic Eluga Pulse X, it takes so much time to install it. If the app is pretty big like Messenger, it would take about 5 ...
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ADB claims that app is not installed when uninstalling and that it is installed when installing

Gboard kept crashing when trying to open the settings, so I wanted to uninstall and reinstall it. Google Play Store kept giving me the error code 910, the advice for that was installing it with ADB. ...
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Reinstalling a package after uninstalling it using adb shell uninstall with the k option

I connected my Android device and used adb shell and while I intended to uninstall the stock music player app I instead uninstalled com.android.providers.media package using this command: pm uninstall ...
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What happens behind the scene when same Android app is installed again for a second user? [closed]

When app xyz was previously installed for user 1, and user 2 (of the same local device) clicks "install" the for the same app in the Play Store, it does not download the package twice, instead it ...
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Cannot install / update apps

Since a short time ago, I cannot update / install apps. E.g., if I try updating a given app, it is downloaded and shown as installing. But as soon as the installation finishes, it shows again as ...
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How to get around block of unknown apps when “unknown sources” is enabled?

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab A and I want YouTube Vanced on the tablet. But it won't let me install it because it's an "unknown" app. Yes, I have enabled "unknown sources" and it still won't ...
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How do I know Google Play store apps are authentic and untampered with?

I use Linux a lot and Android on my phone only for a few things. However I want to install a new app (Signal) for the first time in ages. Now... when I download and install linux apps I can check and ...
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How can I find preinstalled apps via adb?

Is there a way to find for example a preinstalled WhatsApp? So before I delete WhatsApp I can check if for example Samsung has a pre-version installed on the device (and so I can’t fully remove it)? ...
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Internal storage and installation issues

I have Huawei Y7 Pro which has internal storage of 64GB, whenever I want to download more applications it doesn't install it. When I want to install an application, it refuses to install itself, what ...
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How can I make an app impossible to uninstall or least very hard too?

I want "DisableChromeIncognitoMode" to be uninstallable or at least very hard to uninstall. I would also like to be unable to change its settings to "off" (meaning i can use incognito mode). Or i ...
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How to fix “Undefined function” errors when installing GNSS Analysis App?

I was installing the Analysis app from this page, and after I followed through the instructions everything was fine. However, after I closed it and opened it again, the command prompt would show this ...
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Android Oreo Install Apps from Unknown Sources on Google-free LOS device

I installed LineageOS on my phone without any google related stuff like gapps. So my device is Google-free so to say. The problem I have is: I want to install apps, not from the Play Store, so these ...
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App not installed error on Huawei Mate 9

I downloaded apk files from Chrome. After the downloads completed, I pressed Install. But after 2~3 seconds, it just said App not installed. For example, I downloaded an app called "TutuApp". It won't ...
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Where it's marked that a “/data/app/i” have to appear in launcher?

I have some apps who have important data in it. And now they don't appear in the launcher, but they still in /data/app. Do you know what to do to make appear an app from /data/app in the launcher ? ...
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Cannot install any APK file due to “Out of Space” misleading error (plenty of space)

I know there are tons of questions about this, but I have tried many possible solutions to no avail. I believe the "Out of space" error is misleading... I have a problem: I cannot install any .apk ...
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Can't install apps after factory reset

I have a Lenovo Tab 4 10-inch tablet (Lenovo TB-X304F). Recently I had an error on it and had to perform a factory reset, and I'm experiencing problems reinstalling some apps I had installed before. ...
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Installation of Operating System Comparison with that on a Laptop [duplicate]

If I buy a laptop of Dell, HP, Lenovo or Sony I could install any (meant for Laptop) variant of Linux or Windows on any of these devices, quite easily, without having to risk bricking (completely ...
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Install Bash on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime+

How to install Bash on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime+? How to get root permission and install Bash? Thank in advance !
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Why is Play Store showing “Can't install app…Error Code: 910”?

I am using Android Lollipop mobile. I have uninstalled preinstalled Youtube app updates. Now I tried to update the app from Play Store. It is giving the error "Can't install app" with error code 910. ...
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Package installation in Termux

I'm reading this guide that describes how to install the statistical language R on Termux. My installation journey is briefly outlined below. I need to determine why nothing happens at Step #2 ...
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Reinstall a new OS on zigo nebula 6.9 tablet

I have no idea about hardware, installing and configuring Android OS. I have Zigo nebula 6.9 tablet, which has MediaTek 1.3 GHz Dual Core - Cortex-A7 processor and 512MB ram. The tablet's OS is ...
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Linux on Dex - Can you install additional programs? R? Vim?

Linux on Dex is on an Arm processor, not Intel processor. Does this mean I can't install most normal programs? If you have Linux on Dex could you try and install these two programs, run them, and ...
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How to install the mathematical GAP-software on an Android phone?

This was posted on MSE originally. Please note that my only training in programming of any kind is in the context of mathematics, specifically group theory. Thus, please use minimal technical ...
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Android ethernet driver intallation guide [closed]

I bought android usb ethernet adapter, but i have heard that it supports limited android devices only. and with that pack of adapter i found drivers for : 1). android 2). MAC OS 3). WIN CE and 4). ...
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What are some fast ways to install same apks on 400 android tablet?

I work at a school who wants to implement a modern education system with tablets. There will be around 400 tablet all should have a few applications installed for students to use. I'm planning to ...
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Why would I enable “Install Unknown Apps?”

I have a LG G7 Thin Q running Oreo. While poking around the settings, I came across "Install unknown apps." Settings -> Apps & Notifications -> Special Access -> Install unknown apps It is a list ...
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How may I use apps without installing it?

Is there any way to copy and paste some files and directories and install an app without using package installer from one tab to other. Android Version 6.0.1 Tablet Lenovo Tab x103f
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Titanium Backup installation error

I was using Titanium Backup previously. It was working fine when I rooted my device before a month. But Because of some problem in my phone I again rooted my device, and now when I install this app, I'...
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Installing Signal without using Google Play, Still requests update of Google Play

I want to install Signal on my Android 4.4.2 I found countless of reports that it appearently works without it, I followed the documentation here https://k7r.eu/testing-signal-without-google-account/....
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How can I install a system app that I uninstalled?

I used a backup app to first make a backup of the .apk file of the system app, and then uninstalled it. When I try installing it again, I get "application not installed". How can I go about that? I ...
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How can I install multiple apps/updates at once without approving each one separately?

I use the APKPure site application to obtain updates for my installed Android apps. When updates are available - sometimes dozens at a time, I get multiple installation approval screens, and have to ...
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android 8.1.0 - unable to reinstall apk

Pixel 2, Android 8.1.0 I have an .apk which has been signed by a developer on our team. The first time I install one of the builds, it installs fine. If I uninstall the app and try to reinstall it ...
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Problems installing Open Gapps on Huawei Honor 7x

I tried to install Open Gapps to a Huawei Honor 7x mobile with twrp. I had strange problems during the installation: It detected a wrong architecture with version 7.1 pico package: the phone is ARM64 ...
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Installing the right version of Play Store on my old Android device

I am a Linux user, but only a beginner at dealing with android on a tablet. I have an old Asus Transformer Pad TF300T. It is running android 4.2.1 (which means Jelly Bean according to wikipedia), ...
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Can not install apks from File Manager or browser?

In the answer to this question I specifically discovered that I could not install the VLC nightlies. It had nothing to do with that answer, which was on a question about which version of VLC was right ...
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Any way to make a device believe that an app was downloaded from play store?

Is there any way to make a device believe that an app was downloaded from play store, not having to turn off Unknown sources?
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Is it possible to suppres the bulk access dialog?

I am not sure that installing an app must use a bulk access confirmation dialog as the example in the image. I think also one-by-one confirmation is also possible but I am not sure if this is ...
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Is it possible for the application to execute some code installation time?

Just installed the application X. I never opened it. Is it possible for X to make some actions (execute some code) installation time, even though I never opened it. In Windows when you install the ...
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Can Android be installed on a Winbook TW700?

Tired of struggling with Windows-10 updates to a Winbook TW700 tablet, I decided to try something else. I thought I'd try to install Android, because the Android UI is really ideal for small, touch-...
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Can application be installed on an Android phone without confirmation, just by visiting or clicking links on page?

I went on putlocker and then got some popup saying something about system error and then another one like this: At that moment I turned off my phone. But before I got to the screen above, I think I ...
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My own signed APK now warning of “unrecognised developer” when installing locally

This warning has started showing up literally in the last day or so, whereas previously my own APK (signed with a keystore/password that I have successfully used on currently released software) would ...
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can't find executable installation file in droid explorer folder so how do I install on windows 10 please

I am new to droid explorer, I wish to install it on my windows 10 system I downloaded the software from this link https://github.com/camalot/droidexplorer. I need a step by step guide on how to ...
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Can't download more then one app on rooted phone, only after restarting

Basically what the title says. I have rooted my phone and installed Xposed Framework and then installed one module, and I couldn't install other modules, neither apps from Play Store, the download was ...
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What is MIUI optimization?

In MIUI (an Android ROM) there is an option in developer settings called MIUI optimization, what is the use of this option.When this option is enabled an app can't be installed via USB (i.e. from ...
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How to install apps to SD with adb when SD is formatted as internal storage

LOS 14.1, small internal storage, large SD card formatted as "internal". Now when I adb install -s whatever.apk it fails with java.lang.IllegalStateException: ☃No suitable external storage available ...
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Google blocking App installation

Hi guys recently I found out that google services were using lot of data so I blocked them from using net by using NO ROOT FIREWALL but it seems like Google wants to know which app I am installing so ...
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Unable to free up space on internal storage, removing cache & apps has no effect

new to Android Stack Exchange. - Average Android user. I have a storage problem on my phone. When I try to install an app via Play Store it says there isn't enough free space available, e.g. it is ...
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Android Install button inactive, cancel works

Unable to tap on the INSTALL button for an app (that I created). Cancel button works fine. I have looked into other answers and they all seem to be talking about screen dimming / blue light filter ...
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Remove Google Apps mini and install another version - LineageOS

I have installed LineageOS 14.1 (+TWRP) on Samsung S5 g900f (klte) with Google Apps mini. I followed this guide: https://wiki.lineageos.org/devices/klte/install I also added Google Apps Mini zip ...
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Device fails to install provisioning app

I'm trying to provision a Huawei Y6 (MYA-L11) with a custom Device Owner app via NFC after a factory reset. However, once it has downloaded the admin app, I get a message box: "Oops! Couldn't install ...