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Download manager with support of password protected sites and Content-Disposition: attachment

I've already tried almost 10 most rated download managers and browsers (including latest Chrome and Dolphin) to download content from a password protected site. Neither one works. The site serves the ...
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App-specific passwords not working anymore under Android 5

I am using multi-factor authentication for all my Google accounts. I am pretty sure that I once used app-specific passwords on my Android (that time version 4 of Android) devices to authenticate. ...
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Is there any way to password protect application folders?

I have a Galaxy S4 running Android 4.2.2. When I drag an application onto another one a folder is created. I was wondering if there's any way to password protect that folder? Most of the related apps ...
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Android Device Manager not working

I have forgotten my unlock pattern and tried to lock my device with a password on ADM, it did lock and a message, "Your device is locked by Android device Manager" appears but there's no way of ...
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passwords on restricted accounts (KitKat)

I created a restricted account on a nexus 7 (gen1) with KitKat for my 9y/o daughter. She has worked out how to add a password to the restricted account. I understood it wasn't possible to this, but ...
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Securely store and access password via fingerprint

Using iOS+Safari, any password entered in web forms can be securely saved on the device. When re-visiting the same site, TouchID/FaceID can be used to access the saved credentials. I wonder if ...
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Huawei P10 lite safe retrieving

I have a Huawei P10 lite and I created my safe folder and it worked well up until I changed my password and fingerprints, Now it's refusing to work it says wrong password and it denies my fingerprints....
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Accessibility of router password entering via scanning for blind, old people, and ease of use

This post is about accessibility by older people and people forgetting their glasses and shop and warehouse personnel wanting to make use of a QR code and some blind people as a quick input method. ...
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What data can be retrieved from a broken discarded tablet

I had a Lenovo Tab 2 A7-20F, purchased in August of 2016, one of if not the cheapest model for around £50. It began to fail here and there and I decided to get rid of it. I started by smashing it in ...
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How do I tell whether an app or website has accessed my account password?

Is it possible for apps to access one's Google account login credentials? How can a user determine whether this has occurred?
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How to remove pattern lock without data loss?

I have intex aqua super mobile with android 5.1 os. I aslo try google recovery find my device method but that not working. How to recover pattern lock without data loss? Device is not rooted. ...
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Viewing an encrypted emacs org text file on android

I use a gpg encrypted .org text file to store sensitive data, passwords etc. in a dropbox folder I use this all the time on my various laptops Having just purchased an android smartphone, I am ...
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Is it possible to put a password to let usb debugging work?

So, I learned that, if we have a broken screen, but had the usb debugging enabled, we could do a lot of things, and even use its apps from a desktop computer, until we can get it properly fixed. But, ...
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How to remove a “Private Protection Password” on an ANDROID MT6592, please?

I guess one of my kids activated this kind of password that suddently appeared on my YHAPPY UP620. The USB mode is not available, so that my PC does not see my phone, and I can not flash it... How ...