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How to install two versions of the same app so Android wont install it as an update

I have a game called mindustry on my phone, and want to use the .apk for the current version separately from the beta version. What would I need to do to make my device not install the newer .apk as ...
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Print Spooler is crashing in 480 dpi screen

Please understand this question before marking this as duplicate. In my phone, the Print Spooler app is working perfectly fine when the screen density is set to less than 400 dp. But, when I set the ...
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Links always open google first

This just seems wrong. When I click a link in an email (gmail), or anywhere else on Android, it first loads a google page then opens the link. Like google is tracking every link I click. Seems ...
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Custom ROM for CAT S41 [on hold]

Does anyone knows about a custom ROM (Official or Unofficial ) for this device?This would help me to use a rooted system with good security settings and so using this conditions to make my own ...
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Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless Digital Camera 20.3MP (Android 4.4) Poor Wifi / Mobile signal issues

Does anybody have this camera that can provide some help with troubleshooting a wifi / mobile issues? I have this camera, it was working well. The wifi and mobile reception have been good, after ...
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Scan QR with the front camera in WhatsApp

To use WhatsApp Web, I need to scan a QR with the WhatsApp app. However, I cannot scan it since the back camera is not working. Is there a way to scan QR with the front camera in WhatsApp?
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How to check location availability and location permission in Android when the app resumes from background? [on hold]

In my app, I need to be aware of the location service availability changes and show a screen accordingly. That is, whenever the user turns off the location service while the app is in foreground or ...
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Just rooted and can't enable premium messaging

When I attempt to enable it, it's stuck like in the picture. I then receive the message: Free Msg: Unable to send message - Message Blocking is active. I've tried other messaging applications, but I ...
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How do I access to my Whatsapp backup in Google Drive?

My phone was stolen and I was unable to reclaim my number from my telco. Therefore I'm not able to login to Whatsapp with my stolen number. There are very important messages and contacts that I have ...
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physical keyboard use japanese script on android

I have a Logitec k480 connected by bluetooth to an LG Stylo 4 with Japanese and Spanish added so I can switch between them. My problem is that I can switch between languages but the Japanese layout ...
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How does AOSP on a dual sim smartphone handle data?

How does AOSP on a dual sim smartphone handle data? Does it provide the option to choose the SIM when I do tethering or use the native hotspot?
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how to add data from Recycler view to a list view? [closed]

I had created an app in which i retrieve data from firebase in Recycler view. and then adding this data to the user account when he click on an add button present on view holder. but i want to add ...
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How to determine what if any charge will actually occur when sending to an SMS short code

I keep getting texts from a short SMS number asking me to fill out a survey, or reply "STOP" to stop getting these messages. But when I reply "STOP", Android gives me the message: this may cause ...
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How to give a wakelock to an app?

How can I give a CPU wakelock to an app so that It can work even when the screen is off? (Usually android halts CPU too, when screen is off)
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how do I make multiple contact lists on android phone for google talk [duplicate]

I need to make two set of contacts on my android phone for google talk. I need one for family and another with work contacts. How can I do this?
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How can I make two sets of contacts on google talk for andriod phone

How can I create two sets of contacts for google talk? I want my regular contacts in one list and work contacts on another list.
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Gboard suddenly changes keyboard layout

I'm using Gboard on my Android 7.0 phone in Skype. I'm using the English (UK) keyboard with QWERTZ and QWERTY layout. My problem is that when I set QWERTY the keyboard layout suddenly changes to ...
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Turn off automatic microphone muting

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6, which I used with the built-in Android 4. Now I updated to 6 (CyanogenMod 13) and since then the microphone is behaving really perplexing. No matter which voice ...
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Run a server over hotspot

I want to run a server(MQTT/HTTP) in my Andriod app over Hotspot. Nearby devices connect to mobile phone over phone's hotspot connection. Assumption is that my phone has enough mobile data and hotspot ...
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GPX file generator application

I was using Android phone with GPS and downloading GPS data from Google using his Takeaway feature and I've written simple python script to add GPS data to my pictures from my digital camera. I've ...
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Android O VirtualBox can't set up device - google play services keep crashing

I have an Android O Virtualbox and when I go to set it up, it asks if i want to set it up with data from my old phone or start new. I've tried both options, and it says that the Google Play Services ...
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Shutdown/Reboot Process Hangs Device

Is there any reason a programmatic or command-line shutdown (or reboot) process in Android 7.1 might randomly result in a hard freeze-up, requiring a long (~8 second) press of the power button to ...
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LineageOS : upgrade nightly to unofficial, switching keys not working

referring to: LineageOS : upgrade nightly to unofficial @Taknok: Did this work for you? I tried to follow the instructions on the Wiki page you mentioned, but it did not work. I always ended up with ...
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Android Device storage-saved passwords [closed]

i logged into my Google account on a previously owned device and suddenly have all these miscellaneous websites' account & password info saved. I didn't know it could be possible for my chrome ...
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S8 stuck in Airplane Mode

Samsung Galaxy S8+ running Android version 8.0.0 (Oreo) and Samsung Experience version 9.0 Phone is stuck in Airplane mode, after reboots, factory resets, and wiping cache. The very top of the ...
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App that has no internet acces still loads ads

I've downloaded an app in the playstore, and since I don't need to acces the internet, I disabled acces to both mobile data and wifi. What I see is that it does not consume any data (0 bytes ...
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Removing multiple entries easily from the Google Play Store's “My apps & games” library

I have so many apps in my Google Play Store's library, and I want to delete all of them. However, individually deleting each one would be tedious. Are there any easier/more convenient ways to remove ...
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Access the call-log to complement what has been banned by policy

I used to use Appliqato's Call Recorder. A few days ago Google Play's policy changed so no call-recording application could access the call-log information. This means now the calls are like "...
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Android Pie background apps

Android Pie doesnt allow background apps to have access to microphone or Camera. Is this valid in case of screenshot also ? Does the app needs to be foreground and visible for any of the above ...
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How do I group emails with same subject and sender in the Outlook app on Android?

How do I group emails by subject in the Outlook app on Android? In Gmail, if 100 emails are received from the same address and have the same subject, they are grouped into a single item with a number ...
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How to reduce the minimum screen timeout?

I was trying to programmatically set the screen timeout to 5 seconds, because the minimum value provided by my Android OS is 10 seconds, which is more than enough for me. But I was out of luck! Is ...
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Solution for “ghost touches” - Procedure to disable a small portion of the screen from being sensitive to touch?

So I ordered a cheap Chinese phone (umidigi) as a secondary device and the unit I got, out of the box, was afflicted with a faulty display. Troubleshooting it I have diagnosed the problem precisely: ...
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whinch command with android terminal to turn on smartphone each day?

which command with android terminal (or adb) should I use in order to turn on/off smartphone each day at certain hours (I've installed lineageOS 16.0 based on android 9)?
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How to change the lowest and highest screen brightness in Android?

Is there any way to reduce the lowest and highest screen brightness settings by editing the build.prop file in Android? If yes, then how?
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How do l solve issues on “download boot loader 0%” on splash tool

Please how do l solve this issue of “download boot loader 0%” I bought a umidigi phone, model a3, an android phone of version 8.1. The phone got bricked, after an upgrade done via OTA. I tried to ...
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How to use the power provided by USB OTG?

I know that USB OTG supplies at least 5V of power. I am trying to run a small LED or other types of loads through the USB OTG, but I was out of luck! How to enable the power supply through the USB OTG ...
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Skype not notify of new messages until it is opened

My Skype is not showing new messages or Skype call until I open it. I have a Samsung J6+. It night be my fault due to changing many settings at once now causing Skype to behave this way. So it was ...
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Android usb communication - How to set a non-standard baud rate for read and write data? [closed]

I would like to know if in adroid it is possible to have baud rates different from the default ones for usb communication with a pcb / arduino board, I would like to send a frame with a particular ...
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What are the best browsers to surf Internet? [closed]

I want to use with my brother who has an android using my PC over Bluetooth or Wi-Fi (offline), is that possible? I want to surf some good website, quiz websites like ricepuritytest.info to have fun ...
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How can run native executables compiled for ARM on unrooted Android devices? [duplicate]

Following this tutorial I have compiled a Hello World! ARM binary from C source using gcc. I want to run this program on my unrooted Android phone but I can't figure out an easy way to do it. What I'...
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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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Metadatas of my contacts disappear after synchronisation

I'm on Huawei p10 Light, after latest updates, I authorized the synchronisation of my accounts, and I lost all the meta datas of my account like websites and custom fields. I had very important datas ...
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How to restore WhatsApp data from SD card or internal memory and not from Google Drive?

I changed phones and installed WhatsApp on the new one. I have a backup database file on an SD card and the same file copied to the internal WhatsApp folder and Google Drive. However, during install, ...
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Trying to install Android onto my HP Stream 7 (Windows 8.1 tablet) but I'm having software issues

Windows update isn't working after three fresh installs and there's barely any apps on the Windows 8.1 store. Windows 10 makes the battery drain really fast and is always at 90%+ RAM and CPU usage. ...
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Reset my locked ZTE Z836BL without losing my data

I forgot my unlock pattern to get into my phone. and the screen is extremely cracked so I cant successfully make a full pattern anyway. How can i reset the phone without getting into the menu and ...
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Sony Xperia X Rooting issue when the unlock bootloader flag is set to no

I am trying to unlock a Sony Xperia X that was locked to a Canadian carrier (Freedom). The previous owner sold me the phone unlocked (SIM) but he failed to unlock the bootloader. I followed the ...
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How to make offline voice calls between Android phone and PC?

I want to communicate with my brother who has android using my PC over bluetooth or Wi-Fi (offline), is that possible?
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PC reading Android phone shows directory in it's PREVIOUS location prior to being moved [duplicate]

MTP (Miserable Transfer Protocol) failed once again. After moving a directory to a different path, it is still on the same path as before according to MTP. I already tried re-plugging the USB port ...
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Can't Flash Google Factory Image - No Boot Partition

I seem to have bricked my phone but thankfully the bootloader is unlocked so I'm sure there is a way to fix it. I am having a hell of a time though, I think I need to re-create the boot partition ...

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