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Best file system for an external SD card
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The answer to your question is built into your phone's OS. 1. Put the SD card in your phone 2. Reformat the SD card with your phone(Settings --> Storage/Storage & USB) 3. The file system on the ...

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Is it possible to install Chromium on Android?
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As mentioned on Eldarerathis' comment, no matter what, you are going to need a newer version of Android, which probably means (CyanogenMod will only get you to 2.3.7) that you'll need a newer phone. ...

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Android unrecognized by Debian Jessie
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Here's the relevant Debian page on MTP. For Xfce: # apt-get install gvfs-backends # reboot

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How to check an application's checksum or hash on Google Play?
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The Guardian Project's free and open-source app Checkey does much of what you're looking to do. via F-Droid: "Checkey is a utility for getting information about the APKs that are installed on your ...

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Verify that an APK has been built from given source code
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You can only do this with reproducible builds: "A build is reproducible if given the same source code, build environment and build instructions, any party can recreate bit-by-bit identical copies ...

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Is there a minimal installation of ADB?
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Debian makes it extremely simple to get legit, up-to-date installs of adb & fastboot. If you really just want adb without fastboot: $ sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb Or, if you're like me ...

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LG android phone emulator
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Nexus 5 (LG D820) emulator images are readily available from Android Studio. Tools--> Android--> AVD Manager --> Nexus 5

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Can I create a restricted profile on an Android cellphone?
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Yes. You can turn your Google account into a "child account", and can get a parent or friend to set parental controls for apps and games with Google's Family Link app. You can then get the parent to ...

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How does the android graphics stack work?
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Android doesn't use X, although there is a Java implimentation of X made for Android android-xserver. Instead of X, Android relies on the SurfaceFlinger and HWC(Hardware Composer), working with the ...

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How can I know if newly released phone will be developer friendly?
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Google Nexus phones are developer phones. AOSP is the basis for ALL Android custom ROMs. Here is the complete list of Supported Devices. AOSP is ONLY released for Nexus devices. Android Factory ...

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Ways to check if your phone has been compromised?
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Power off your phone. Power on your phone. Note the Google logo. Is an unlocked padlock symbol underneath your Google logo? That symbol means you have an unlocked bootloader, which opens your phone ...

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Extract app name from app-store:// and intent:// links
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The application ID is essentially a regular Java package name that follows these 3 rules: 1.It must have at least two segments (one or more dots). 2.Each segment must start with a letter. 3.All ...

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Nexus 7 (2012) won't charge or start after a series of problems
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First of all, relax. You didn't break it. Absolute worst case scenario is that your battery is completely dead. If you want to do this the easy way, you can always unclip the back of the Nexus 7(...

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Selectively restrict sync for some applications to wifi only
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NetGuard is an app that does what you're looking for. It allows you to selectively block everything/anything from data/wifi. It's also 100% free and open-source, so you don't have to worry about ads/...

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