How can I get the APK file of an app after installing it from Google Play?
Multiple ways, but the easiest one, I suppose, is to install a backup type app such as App Backup Restore. Take the backup of the the target app and its APK would be saved inside a directory under the default storage (/sdcard).
Once I find the APK file of an app, can I copy it ...
I think you misunderstand what e-ink is. It is nothing like LED or LCD pixels. Resolution has nothing to do with it.
Typical displays emit light. You can use them in the dark and they
will light up your face.
E-ink displays reflect light, like standard
paper. This is why they strain your eyes less.
As far as reducing eye strain with a non-e-ink device, try ...
Connect your phone to your desktop with usb. make sure your desktop have the adb utility and a suitable driver for your phone is installed.
adb start-server ; `adb devices´ ##make sure device is connected.
adb shell pm list packages|grep -i "keyword" ##get the package full name, eg,my phone will get "package:com.sonyericsson.music" by ...
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Hope this helps.
The app doesn't save anything, and it's using in-app browser to load the codes from GitHub repository. From its app description,
All of my solution files are on GitHub, and are in Java. It contains almost all of the problems of LeetCode except some of them I haven't came up with a good solution. Since this app read files from GitHub repository, it requires ...
On my tablet (non-rooted) it exists at
Mine has about 500 folders, which, I assume is one per book.
The names are some 10-character string of the form Bxxxxxxxxx, where x is alphanumeric. Inside each are a few files devoted to the book, probably the text in the file Bxxxxxxxxx_ebok.prc (it has the ...
You can use the Google's Text-to-Speech app from the playstore. It allows you to read text on the screen aloud by using the device's text-to-speech feature.
As mentioned in the description, it can be used by:
• Google Play Books to “Read Aloud” your favourite book.
• Google Translate to speak translations aloud so you can hear the ...
I figured out one fairly unsatisfactory way to do it:
Using phone browser (Chrome), go to Gutenberg mobile site.
Find book (for example) and download Kindle version.
Go to Downloads (under Apps) where you should find the mobi file listed (e.g. pg174.mobi).
Long touch the file until menu bar appears at top with Share icon.
Click Share Icon which will present ...
If you are wondering where to put those .mobi files (or perhaps any other files that your android kindle app can read) if your Kindle app is located in the external storage (external sd - card), just put them at:
x: is a 28 characters long string that will be different for each user
You can make use of Google Takeouts. Just unselect everything except Play books and download your data. You can then view your books. If the books you uploaded were in epub format, you may have to rename the extension of the downloaded books to epub from pdf.
As of 2018, Kindle did not recognise epub. So I used a web site to convert it to a mobi. But it still did not recognise it. I remembered that apps now needs runtime permissions to access the virtual SD card. So, it the app properties, I gave it the storage permission, and restarted Kindle. Now, it worked.
If you need an app to read ebooks, I would suggest Tap2Speak Reader. It doesn't have as many features as those popular ones, but is sufficient for your situation. In addition, it can use Google Translate to speak more than 50 languages. It saves you much time from finding a "usable" text-to-speech engine.
You can use an app like Adobe Reader or Office suite pro to view the .pdf files in your device. There is a free version as well for the office suite.
You can simply transfer the files to your device via usb.
You can select "enable PDF uploading". This will allow you select all your books and upload to your Google account. That way, you can read from any device by just signing in. And you can select to view offline.
This reduces the amount of data needed on your device.
Put the epub on your device. Use a file manager such as Files to open it (with [Google] Play Books). It'll import it then.
This was tested on Android 10 with the Files file manager (version 1.0.347928958) on a Vastking KingPad SA10 with an epub created with Calibre (3.21.0+dfsg-1build1) for Xubuntu 18.04.5 LTS, 64-bit, soon before I answered this question.
You can import/upload them:
Uploading the PDF/ePub file(s) to your Library
Go to My Books
Click on 'Upload File' in the top right corner.
Choose the file(s) you wish to upload.
Getting the PDF/ePub files in your App
Go into your Google Play Books App.
Click on the button on the top left ('Read Now' or 'My Library').
Select 'My Library'.
Click on the ...