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Questions tagged [offline]

For questions describing activity that takes place while disconnected from the internet.

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is it possible to view stored webpages via USB otg?

that is on some on android browser, chrome or other. I usually access video content via OTG usb SD , like a breeze. I have a lot of LARGE (100's MB image heavy) webpagges i want to view via OTG. Any ...
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“Offline dictionaries” app keeps losing installed dictionary

I'm using Offline Dictionaries app on Android 8.1.0, in a Redmi 6 smartphone (global version). I have installed only one dictionary, "English (Wiktionary)", which is installed on /storage/emulated/0/...
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How to extract calendar data from the stock calendar app of Android Gingerbread (2.3.6) without a Google account?

I am confronted with an old Android phone: OS: Gingerbread (2.3.6) Type: Motorola XT320 It holds quite a significant amount of data in its local calendar, operated by what appears to be the stock ...
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Possible to create offline (local/non-synced) contacts in Android Oreo 8.1?

In Android Oreo 8.1 (on a Motorola device), is it possible to create offline (aka "local" or "non-synced") contacts? This was fairly easy on previous Android versions, but I'm not seeing a way to do ...
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Google Maps with Offline Maps sometimes gets stuck on “Finding best route”

Google Maps with Offline Maps sometimes gets stuck on "Finding best route" I don't think it's a GPS issue 'cos my phone's GPS is normally fine and also, as soon as I connect to WiFi it gets past the "...
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google maps not working offline even though I downloaded maps

My phone is a Nexus 4, running Android 5.1.1 I am getting this error when I try to go to a postcode in London But I have downloaded offline maps of London and surrounding areas. e.g. if I go to "My ...
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Switching Google Voice typing language and force offline mode?

I've been using Google Voice for quite some time as it's fast and convenient compared to typing on the phone keyboard. However, I speak multiple languages and when I use the Google Voice software, if ...
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How to connect to wifi router without internet?

I've just setup a wifi router to use with an audio device which is controllable by Android devices through LAN. This router is expected to not have an internet connection - its sole purpose for me is ...
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YouTube Download not available

I was on vacation in Asia a couple of weeks ago with my old cell phone. I discovered the YouTube offline feature and loved it! Now, back home, i tried to use it with my newer cell and discovered that ...
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How do I export saved web pages from Chrome on Android?

I have a lot of sites saved for offline reading in Chrome. Some of them aren't online anymore. Is there a way to get them out of the app in HTML files? Chrome version: 60.0.3112.116
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How can I save a web page offline?

I have this url : http://prepaid-data-sim-card.wikia.com/wiki/China and wish to download as an offline document. How do I do that ?. I am taking that there is no wifi access in the place I intend to ...
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Drive for android

Can I create folder that can sync with Google Drive similar as Windows Actually I have to store some files common on my multiple phone, tablets and computer offline. I'm fine with Google drives ...
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Offline translation files not recognized

When I try to use Google Translate offline, I get an error: Translation failed. Offline translation file not available. Please check SD card is inserted. In Settings-> Storage I could see ...
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Error While Saving videos offline on YouTube (unplayable)

I tried to save videos offline on YouTube on my Android mobile (Vivo V3) and it said that the video couldn't be save offline due to an error, "Unplayable". What does this mean and how can I fix this?
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How can I download directions for public transport (bus, subway) offline? [closed]

I already tried Navmii and OsmAnd, but both supply directions offline only for private vehicle driving. Google Maps cannot help as 'You can get driving directions offline, but not transit, bicycling,...
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YouTube Offline video issue

Iam going to perform a factory data reset on my phone but i don't want to lose my 8.45 GB of youtube offline videos , What do I do now??
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YouTube Offline Playlist

It has been a while since I am using the YouTube's offline video feature. But there is one thing which is annoying me off late. I have set of YouTube videos saved for offline view, and it seems ...
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How to Save Website Pages for Offline access in Firefox/…?

I need to save the website of some shops etc Power.fi because you cannot use LTE data in their shops (metallic halls) but I need to compare their prices to their website prices and others. Options of ...
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Google Translate offline translation

I downloaded tons of offline translation packages for Google Translate some time ago. Then at some point I must have done something, maybe an update, or a setting change (perhaps that Primary Language ...
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Are offline google maps used device wide?

If you save an area on google maps on an android device, will other apps that use the maps api, pull data from this cache if it's available? Or is it separated and doesn't know that it exists? I ask ...
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reverse tethering - offline for some applications

I try to get internet on my phone from my computer without instlling any tools. My configuration looks like : mybox -----(Ethernet)------[my computer]------(USB)-----[the phone] I enabled usb ...
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How can I browse some document-like apps offline?

Some Android apps are actually some kind of documents/ebooks, but it seems that I can't browse it offline. for example, it seems that when my phone is not connected to a network or mobile data service,...
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Once you use “Free up space” in Google Photos, how do you keep some photos for offline?

Once you use “free up space” in Google Photos, how do you keep some photos for offline? I selected some photos and tried to share them to Gmail, but it created a link to the photos in online form.
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Create a playlist of Offline videos in YouTube

YouTube's offline feature allows downloading selected videos so that they can be viewed later, without internet. I downloaded few of these from different publishers and now have set of such videos in ...
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Is accessing Google Play Music subscription files legal? [closed]

From Where does Google Play Music v5 store music locally? I can see that if I am rooted, I can access the .mp3 files which I have downloaded to play offline from my Google Play Music subscription and ...
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Pattern-locked Samsung Galaxy with SuperSU and no internet

Some months ago, I rooted my Samsung Galaxy and installed SuperSU. Stupidly, I'd had believed that the only thing that happens when you enter the pattern wrong too many times is that you have to wait ...
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Google Voice Search requiring internet access even when offline speech recognition pack is installed

When installed, the Google app includes Voice Search. In the settings for Voice Search, there is an option to install Offline speech recognition packs. Despite doing this, Voice Search is still ...
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Offline YouTube feature suddenly gone

Till yesterday noon I was using this offline option, but from yesterday night I can't get the offline option. My YouTube app is built-in app, will that make any difference? I even tried re-...
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Canceling the sending of a queued email in Gmail for Android

How do I cancel the sending of a queued email in Gmail (Android)? The conversation is in the outbox and I don't see an option for deleting the message alone. I'd like not to have to delete the whole ...
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Why does the youtube offline videos get expired

Weird behavior of offline videos. I had downloaded a lot videos from office for offline viewing at home. But when i went home they were showing expired and when i clicked on them it showed connect to ...
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Does Play Music download songs more than once if they are in different playlists?

I have several playlists which overlap in terms of the songs they contain. I have these downloaded on my phone. If a song is in two playlists, will it be stored twice on my phone?
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Offline dialer for android (Kitkat)

I just purchased a Moto G. I can't find a voice dialer that works in places where there is no access to wifi/data. The Google app just displays a message that Google can't be reached. The phone ...
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How do I effectively use offline documents on a WIFI-only tablet and other connected devices?

This is more of a usability type question. I have a wifi-only tablet. I also have done a lot of documents online using Evernote, Google Drive, etc., and have tried to store them in various places like ...
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Change path to store YouTube offline videos in external memory

Is it possible to change YouTube's offline video path to an external memory path? I have less internal memory in my phone.
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Why doesn't “Keep offline” in Google Docs always let me access my document?

I have a Nexus 5 and I am having trouble understanding what the Keep offline option in Google Docs does. For example, I have a Shopping List document. Sometimes when I am at the supermarket, I have ...
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Download offline map packages of OsmAnd Map on PC?

I need to download offline map packages that users download from OsmAnd Map application. Where can I find those packages on phone? or how can I download it online on PC? Similar to how it was ...
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Communicating offline between different android devices

I have multiple android devices that need to operate in areas with limited network connectivity. At the same there, I need the data capture on one of them to be immediately available on another device ...
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How can I backup the entire Gallery (photos and videos) to my desktop computer?

The Gallery on my Android device seems to show all the photos and videos, whatever the method to get them could had been (camera, whatsapp, bluetooth, and so on). I would like to backup them all, ...
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“There was a problem while playing. Touch to retry” when trying to play offline video

I encounter problems when I play videos downloaded from Youtube. I've downloaded 5 videos. Those videos are added to disk. The downloads were all completed successfully, but when I try to play them, ...
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How to setup a xiaomi mi band without an internet connection

I have a phone with no internet connection and i want to pair it with a xiaomi mi band, is there any way to do that since the xiaomi app asks for an online registration. Or at least can i use internet ...
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Precaching online content on Android App for offline usage

I would like to read the Stack Exchange Android app while offline (no Wi-Fi and mobile data) during my train commute. Is it possible to preload any pages and read those, like we do with a web browser,...
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How can a complete web page be saved and viewed on an Android device

There are situations I require to save a "complete" web page for offline reading. I can easily do that on Windows by saving the web page, but not on Android. I am using Chrome on Android and I don't ...
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All the info of Google “My Maps” in offline mode

Using Android 5.1, I would like to use all the information of "My Maps" in offline mode, but I do not find the way to do it. I mean, I've downloaded the map of a city to be used offline and it works ...
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Will changing of SD card result in the loss of YouTube offline videos?

I presently own an 8GB memory card. I wish to switch to a 16GB card now, but I do not wish to lose my offline videos. If I copy the .exo files, will it still be playable in the YouTube app? Or should ...
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Tasker offline speech recognition

Anyone knows whether this is possible? Allegedely this is possible from Android 4.2 onwards. (I have 4.4.2, Kazam Tornado 348, no mod) I do find a "Offline Voice Recognition" setting in Settings > ...
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How to install SDK packages offline after download is complete?

I'm trying to setup my Android development environment and for some reason I would rather do that offline instead of using SDK to download the packages. So far I managed to grab a list of packages ...
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Cannot add some YouTube videos to offline mode

I'm trying to add videos to offline mode, but it added only one video successfully. For any other videos I try, it says, Offline Unavailable. Sorry, this video can't be taken offline. What should ...
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Getting offline GPS fix?

I have a simple problem with my phone's GPS: I have Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo with Android 4.4.2 (unrooted) Here's the problem: GPS literally takes forever to load, I connect to internet and wait some ...
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Can my phone act as WiFi Access Point while Disabling Celluar Radio?

Can Android act as a WiFi Access Point while the cellular radio is turned off? I tried to accomplish that using flight mode, but that won't work. While flight mode is enabled, Androids portable Wi-Fi ...
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Save for later reading [duplicate]

Back before chrome became the default browser for Android, there used to be a stock Android browser called "Browser" (anyone who used a stock version of Android before 4.2 knows what I'm talking about)...