A very easy way is ES File Explorer from Google Play Store. You can browse to your
/system/app folder (for system apps)
/data/app folder (for user apps; requires root to be accessed)
and copy them to your /sdcard (or anywhere else).
Copying multiple files with ES File Explorer is very easy. Just long hold one of the files, then put check marks on all the ...
In chrome for mobile, you can save the opened web page as a PDF. To do that, you have to install the Google Cloud Print application to do this.
Once you have installed it, first open a desired web page in the chrome.
Then click on the menu icon and select on Print option. There you can select the Save As PDF option.
Select the location and click on the ...
OsmAnd (on Play store or F-droid.org (version is sometimes a little behind)) has those features:
Fully open source
Fully offline (w/ option for some online features)
Play Store: Limited to 16 downloads (free) or costs ~6EUR (for funding)
(build it yourself or use a nightly build if don't want to pay or use the free one)
Offline vector maps:
based on ...
I don't prefer cloud backup because of high priced internet plans in my country, and the answer by Lord Ralf Adolf didn't work for my device somehow. Ultimately, I had to find a solution which is supposed to be no pain only gain. Here we go with one mentioned below.
The solution requires a USB cable, MTP enabled (available in Android 4.xx and 5.xx) ...
Since Jun 27th 2012, Google Maps for Android is offline featured.
They provide a 10-mile radius of map cache, and since you can point to different locations and cache them, you can virtually cache the entire world.
Open Google Maps App;
After the map loads, press the menu button and select "Settings";
From the "Settings" panel, select "labs" and enable the ...
I didn't try Matthew's solution but it seems the safer solution to try first.
If that doesn't work though, I deleted the entire conversation from the outbox, having given up on trying to keep the conversation. I was surprised to find that this only deleted the queued message. The rest of the conversation stayed intact in my inbox.
of course you can, use below link and Download Offline any package's you need :
// i think your ip banned from Google.like IRAN Ip :) For Online packages download.
after Download :
Extract Folder, (Example : build-tools ) in : SDK Root Directory.
or if doesnt exist with this name, Create a folder with this ...
Unfortunately, there is no cross-app sharing of map information.
Firstly, there is a privacy concern - If Google allowed other apps to know your Google Maps offline areas (or infer them, for that matter), it would be possible for nasty apps to work out where you live and to sell that information.
Sadly, Google don't provide an 'offline maps' API to ...
Unfortunately, yes. For now, that is how Google has created the Maps application; you cannot use Maps (or Navigation) without internet access.
There are other apps that exist, though, that allow you to download maps for use offline. Sygic and Navfree, for example, both allow you to store maps on your device and then only require a GPS fix to give you turn-...
Your songs should get saved to /sdcard/Android/data/com.google.android.music/cache/music.
The reason they don't appear when you install a new ROM is because the folder they're stored in contains a .nomedia file, which excludes it from the media scanner. Google Music is able to keep track of them because it puts entries into its database (which is at /data/...
Android comes with a basic video player called "Movies", although it might not show in the application list for some devices. To use the built-in player, you need to use the Gallery or a file manager to invoke the Movies app on the movie file you want to play.
Alternatively there are many alternative movie players on the Market. Here are a few threads to ...
Since the OP's question was dated back in mid-summer of 2012, things have changed a bit with Maps and has been updated since.
In agreement with other answerer's who have pointed out you can download the maps for offline usage, no calculation is needed, if using Maps, what I found actually surprised me, the GPS navigation still works even if off-line and not ...
Use vector maps instead of pre-downloading or caching rendered map tiles.
Vector Maps versus Bitmap, Pre-rendered, Tiled Maps
Here's the difference: Caching Google Maps or any other pre-rendered maps stores dozens to thousands tiles of (bitmap) images on your device. Even though these are compressed, they take up gigabytes of storage, especially if you're ...
There is nothing you can do, since it seems not all videos can be taken offline. From an article on Techniqued,
Note: Remember not all videos can be taken offline and some videos might show this error "Sorry, this video can’t be taken offline" message. YouTube does not clearly mention what is the criteria for videos to be available offline. So in case you ...
You can easily limit what data is synced by navigating to Settings > Accounts and Sync. ( Your menu may look somewhat different than this but should be similar.) From there you can deselect Background Data, Auto-Sync as well as individual accounts such as your Google (@gmail), Facebook, etc. However, I believe this will just prevent syncing from occurring ...
I am now using OsmAnd.
It stores OpenStreetMap maps on the phone's storage.
OsmAnd uses a vectorial format, which means it can store a lot of information without taking too much space, and is visible in all zoom factors.
You can download the maps you want, for instance Italy, Bolivia, or any other country/region.
Free, open source.
You can download the documentation of Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) by the SDK Manager.
SDK manager-->Android 4.0.3 (API15)-->Documentation for Android SDK
It will download all the documentation in <android-sdk>\docs of your PC.
Depending on your device and app version it might also be /data/data/com.google.android.music/files/music/.
This, of course, is secure storage and only accessible to app itself. On an non-rooted phone that is.
The storage limitation
Extracted from the official documentation provided by the W3C:
Web Storage: Editor's Draft 10 July 2012 - disk space:
User agents should limit the total amount of space allowed for storage areas.
A mostly arbitrary limit of five megabytes per origin is recommended. Implementation feedback is welcome and will be used ...
There's a tutorial on How to Activate Offline Voice Typing on Jelly Bean which you could follow. Here's an excerpt:
Open the system settings of the device.
Go to language and placing.
Make a tap on voice search.
Now do a tap on Download ricon. VOC. offline.
With a swype moved All tab and select your language, it will begin the download of the package.
There are several apps specialized on this topic. The probably best known is AppMonster, which I use (in the Pro version) for years now, very reliable (and very active dev). For alternatives and more details, please take a look at:
Are APK files saved on my device when I install from the Play Store?
IzzyOnDroid App Lists: Backups: Backup Apps
You could consider using https://github.com/icefapper/offdroid; it creates a server on local host and serves the sdk manager with the packages you have on the disk. the process is completely transparent to the sdk manager -- it still believes it is retrieving the packages from the internet.
Well for offline mode, try using Pocket - Read It Later
For example, when you want to read any article from browser, just click on share and select "Pocket"and then you can read it whenever you want (even in offline mode)
Apparently YouTube videos downloaded for offline viewing get expired after a certain amount of time. I haven't heard anything official about though.
The downloaded videos are stored in the internal storage but they are saved as .exo file format which only the YouTube app can open (you can't play them with any other media player app)
The best advice I can ...
I am from India where we have this feature and didn't know that it is not universally available
From YouTube help
You can download only in these countries
Reasons not stated but on reddit ...