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Restore apps from backup on Google Drive

I have a backup of my old phone I can see in my Google Drive app on my new phone. How do I backup/restore all the apps from this backup? From searching, it looks like this should have been an option ...
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Can't install my own app from Play Store

Not sure whether it's related to the problem or not, but this affects only my own apps. When I try to install any of them, it downloads twice for some reason, then I get this message: Can't install ...
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How old are Super AMOLED screens? [on hold]

Hello friends I want to know how long does Super AMOLED screens take to burn? If the lighting does not exceed 20% and also how many years will it last for 12 hours use? Will it last for four years ...
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What could cause large discrepancies in reported data use?

On my Galaxy s3, 3 different reports on (cellular) data usage are giving me 3 wildly different answers. My data counter widget reports 1.26GB transferred, up and down total. Android's internal data ...
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ARP-Scan / aNmap alternatives on Android?

Are there alternatives for these utilities on Android that can be invoked using shell commands? I need to fetch a list of connected hotspot devices, the only method I have is to flush the ARP cache ...
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I want ideas to trace which app is rebooting my android

Some process is rebooting my phone every time it connects to Wi-Fi. I thought of connecting it to the PC and do an strace in init or zygote or the system server, but I don't know what to look for in ...
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16GB vs 32GB Speed - Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

So I was going to buy the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 in the 16GB version. It is expandable up to an additional 128GB through MicroSD so I'm not too worried about space. My question though is will this ...
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Can't print on wi-fi direct if mobile data is on

I have HP printer with wi-fi direct, for work on the field. I have 4G phone. When i am connected to printer, i can't print until i turn off mobile data. Phone just doesn't find printer. My guess is ...
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Installing fsmon onto Galaxy S8 phone

I am using a Galaxy S8 phone, and I am trying to install fsmon to monitor the phone's File System. When i entered the following command (while using adb shell: dreamlte:/ $ make android NDK_ARCH=...
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I can connect to WiFi but all websites refuse to connect

I have a device running Android version 5.0.2 that connects to our WiFi network, but browsing to any website using Chrome displays a page with: The site can't be reached and ...
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Storage space running out. Some system functions may not work. WHY?

I'm curious about how does low storage space affects some functionality on device? thanks!
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Is it possible to completely disable phone calling on Android?

I've disable the built-in phone app but an a voice over IP app took its responsibilities, I killed that too, disabled notification and tweak everything I could find except for turning off the ringtone ...
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Moto G 2 (2014) Not Charging!

My phone is a Moto G (2014) XT1068. It has recently stopped charging for some reason. This morning it was charging and tonight, it decided that it would be a prick and not charge. Anyhow I tried ...
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Missing of info symbol in whatsapp

I lost the info symbol in whatsapp, but the info option is there in the upper three dots menu. I don't know what is the reason. How can I regain it? My phone is samsung galaxy J7 nxt. Below is a ...
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How to block sound notifications of certain apps at a certain time?

At the moment I use an app called Nights Keeper that automatically blocks ALL sound notifications for me during the time I sleep. The problem is that this blocks ALL sound notifications and I would ...
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How to turn off Samsung Galaxy a3 if the screen doesnt work?

How do I turn it off? My screen is not broken it just stopped working and i tried to restart it by pressing the on/off button and volume down-button but it didnt work. Thanks for you if you can help ...
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How do I record calls on Viber, Skype, Whatsapp, Voxer, Google, Facebook, etc?

There seem to be apps for recording for local or international calls but none for Internet calls. Some apps on the Google Play Store claim to be able to record calls on Viber or Skype. I even found ...
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Reinstall on Proscan PLT7650G Tablet?

My son has a Proscan PLT7650G tablet that will not get past the ProScan startup logo. I have tried a factory reset and its still a no go. Before I throw in the towel I want to try an OS reinstall ...
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Sdcard lost dir recovery

I have a question if you could help me please. I am 80's and 90's and all this tecnology really is a headache. I purchased a license from Filescavenger and it were really useful recover files from ...
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Particular WiFi does not connect after trying to root Samsung Galaxy S10e with Magisk

I followed this tutorial: https://topjohnwu.github.io/Magisk/samsung All went well until step 14 (so, right after flashing the ROM and rebooting). At step 14, Magisk tried updating, but could not. I ...
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why does my mic not work with headphones plugged in I can hear they cannot hear me

I plug regular headphones into jack it shows headphones on my bar can hear person talking they cannot hear me why does this happen how can I fix samsung galaxy note 2
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Getting Virtualbox Ready with Android X86 and ARM without Emulator

im sure there are tons of questions regarding this topic. The question is: How is it possible to get Virtualbox ready with an Android-X86 ISO Image which supports ARM v7 armeabi-v7a. Genymotion ...
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Free Up Space, Automatically

Is there any way to run "free up space" automatically or at certain intervals, like a cron job? I use one of my phones as a dashcam in my car, which writes the videos to the photo library, which are ...
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Symlink to simulate /storage/extSdCard in Android 6.0

So recently, I started using Android 6.0, and one of the first things I noticed was that the external SD card was no longer mounted under /storage/extSdCard anymore; instead it was mounted under a ...
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Clash of clans game data tranfer from one device to another android device

Is it possible for me to transfer game data files from my nokia-x phone to another android device?cause Nokia-x doesn't support google play services,and i want save my village progress.how can i get ...
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In Android 7.0 Nougat, which permission gives an app your phone number?

In Android 7.0 Nougat, which permission gives an app your phone number? When I say "which permission", I mean when installing apps, the Google Play store will inform the user of certain permissions. ...
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SD card is somehow read-only, from both Android and TWRP… how do I make it writable again?

My SD card is being weird. I'm in TWRP, since a Lineage OS dirty flash (one without a wipe first) bricked my phone. Using the TWRP file manager, or the terminal, it doesn't matter, moving files to it ...
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App not detecting sdcard data

I have recently downloaded NFS Most Wanted on my Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082.... the problem is that when I copied the data folder I downloaded into Android>>> Data>>> and I installed the apk file and ...
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How to make new files in Downloads folder visible to all apps?

In Android Nougat, when I use Samsung's File Manager to move an apk file into the Downloads folder, it then appears - within File Manager - in the Downloads folder (as expected). When I try to access ...
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Notification bar key-binding?

I have a bluetooth keyboard that I've set up in such a way that I can essentially use every function on my phone using just they keyboard, with home and menu and arrow keys and such. The only major ...
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4k Photos or just video?

I've seen in the updates that 4k 60fps has been added but I cannot find a setting to take 4k photos. The pictures don't look as good as the videos but I don't know if I am doing something wrong.
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Does LineageOS or OpenGApps have a GMS License and GMS Certification?

Some time ago, I have installed LineageOS on my Samsung Galaxy S2, together with the OpenGApps suite. I have registered with Google and enjoy access to the phletora of Google Play apps on this phone. ...
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I lost a phone so I want forward that number to my new phone how do I do that? [on hold]

I really need to get a text from a number that I lost the phone I have a new phone and number but I want to know how to forward calls and text from my old number
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If I hide a contact on the LINE app can they still send me messages?

If I hide a contact for LINE can they still send me messages?
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Can't access main camera (stuck in wide angle)

My Zenfone 4 Max camera app is stuck on the wide angle camera. The icon on the picture below says it's the main camera, but it's possible to see by the curve on my wall that it's indeed in wide angle. ...
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How to make Android play music reliably, without chopping?

When I try to play music on Android 2.3 (using various players, including PowerAmp) on Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 I get not reliable sound. Music pauses for a short time, for example, when: I press the ...
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Remove pin lock from an old forgotten phone

I broke my current phone so I thought that I would use my old Samsung j1(2016) but it seems that I forgot the 10 digit pin code (10 because the code used all digits including 0). I searched the net ...
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Select different audio devices for input and output

I have a Chinese TV-Box (ARM based running Android 4.4) that has no input for microphone. I decided to buy a USB sound card so I could extend its capabilities. After inserting the sound card into a ...
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How to watch lectures in Adobe Connect app when I can't find Flash 11.2 for Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1?

I want to watch prerecorded Adobe connect lectures on my Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1. The problem: when I try to play them through a browser (I have tried Chrome, Firefox, Dolphin, and ...
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How to disable media gallery permission of Hill Climb Racing 2?

I have installed Hill Climb Racing 2. It asked for access to my gallery. For installation I permitted it. But now I want to disable it. How can I do it?
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What data does the Google drive app contain in an android smartphone?

I want to delete some of my android apps data due to storage problems. I see that my Google drive app does contain a lot of data and cache. I have already deleted the cache but I am not sure if I ...
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play store crashing when trying to download apps from it

i have Haier w627 mobile (rooted), my play store is not working. Sometime it opens, sometimes it don't , and even if it opens , i can't download apps from it. Whenever i try downloading app or game,...
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Android 6 (cyanogenmod 13) external sd card write access

I always used "Samba server" application on all my android devices for uploading files, it worked great with CM12, but in CM13 even with root access Samba server can't write to external SD card, ...
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Does OnePlus support removing NetFlix?

I noticed that my new OnePlus 7 Pro has Netflix preinstalled. This is awkward being the phone is so much more than prior models, and OnePlus has always prided itself on not shipping bloatware. Is it ...
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How to disable android phone's display?

Hi im looking for method to disable my android phones display running on pie. I don't want to use tap to sleep, power button or simulate that option but I want to simply disable display completely and ...
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How do I change my payment account?

I made a new account because my old one got hacked and Google suspended my ability to pay for things. So I uninstalled all my apps from my old account and made a new account and reinstalled them but ...
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What is EFS and MSL in android?

I just bought a flashing box for Samsung mobiles and I am trying to use efs and msl imei repair options in Z3X pro box. I just want to know about them let's say how they works and how to write ...
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How to restore files on SD Card that was protected by Vault app?

I changed my Android mobile phone from one carrier to another. I installed Vault app from the Google Play store, and placed the old SD Card from the previous phone into this new phone. After ...
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How to get latest version of Google Play Store

I'm trying to solve a problem I'm having with Google Play Store. (Specifically, a continual "Error checking for updates" and an empty "Installed" list. I tried clearing the cache.) The version I have ...
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How to stop notification bar from scrolling down in Pie?

I'm using Android Pie on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2. I've setup pin and fingerprint protection but notification bar can be scrolling down even though phone is locked. How can I stop it being scrolling ...

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