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Is there a way to prevent a user from deleting apps on android? [migrated]

Suppose I install app X for purpose A. I don't want to simply be able to uninstall the app. How do I prevent myself from uninstalling an app on android?
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Can't Connect To VNC Server Through One Specific Wireless Access Point

I hope somebody can help me make sense of this: I have wireless access on my home router. In another part of the house, I have a wireless access point connected to my LAN (because it was out of range ...
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Fastboot doesn't recognize Nexus 5 on L [on hold]

I recently flashed the dev preview of android L on my Nexus 5, however, I did what is called a "dirty flash" - I just used TWRP and flashed the image as if it was a normal ROM. The result is that it's ...
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Can't access phone util on Galaxy S3 (I535)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 that I can't get to connect to my computer. I've tried multiple USB cables (including the default one from the charger) on multiple computers. My next step is trying to ...
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TF101 Android: Image block device via adb

I have an Asus TF101 tablet running Android ICS. I am trying to image the entire internal flash file system onto my desktop via adb. The problem is that the image I am obtaining appears to be ...
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Do wifi cameras work well as baby monitors? [on hold]

Dropcam Pro vs D-Link cloud camera vs Belkin Netcam HD+? Basic requirement: great live stream quality with low latency/delay night vision stable Dropcam Pro great digital zoom 5ghz wireless n ...
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debian multi-arch, android sdk

I didn't know about the multi-arch big change on debian 7 wheezy, i'd have stuck with i386 install if I knew since I have no need for what amd64 brings to the table... but it is too late, i have a ...
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android http request very slow [closed]

HTTP requests on android are very slow - I've tried HTTP client, HTTPURLConnection and plain sockets as well. The same request on iOS is very fast. I've read through other posts and I;ve tried setting ...
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How are .exe files managed in windows? [closed]

I have a project I am currently working on that involves trying to add MS-DOS functionality to Android 4.1.2 KitKat, also allowing .exe files to be executed. I only have one problem: I cannot seem to ...
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How to Use a Shared Folder in VirtualBox with AndroVM

I'm trying out AndroVM and cant figure out how to access a shraed folder with VirtualBox. The instructions say it needs to be called mysdcard, which I did. But I can't find it in the android. What do ...
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Nexus IMAP saving attachments as text files

I have a number of users who use Nexus 7 (2012) tablets with an IMAP email account using the stock email client. When they send emails with attachments, the emails are sent correctly and the ...
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Extracting files from busted Android phone

I have a busted android phone, manufactured by a brazilian company. It broke within five months, but it still hold lots of info (such as contacts and apps) that I'd like to retrieve. They are not in ...
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Can't get file to copy from /sys/ on rooted Android [migrated]

I'm currently rooted on a Samsung S3 i9300 running a custom rom on Kitkat 4.4.2 I use es file explorer to perform root tasks on directories and files, I wanted to permanently turn off the led lights ...
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Best Linux Operating System for Software Development (Java/Android..) [closed]

Hii Everyone here is my System Configuration Motherboard : Asrock G31M-VS Processor : Dual Core 2.5GHZ RAM : 4GB DDR2 800MHZ Please Suggest me Best Linux Distribution for development ...
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Android studio(beta) 0.8.0 set up finsh then make Gradle 'MyApplication' project refresh failed [closed]

I'm new for Android studio. I'm set up it on my notebook. But make this question. I don't know why. I set up it on my desktop computer. It's success. error message: Gradle 'MyApplication' project ...
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How to install Android? (From Firefox OS)

Background I have (Arch) Linux, Windows7 and The Geeksphone revolution. I changed the OS on my phone to Firefox OS, and now wish to change back. I don't know much about Android, and can't find out ...
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Android on pc getting stuck at detecting android x86

I am trying to install android 4.4 through virtual box but i am stuck at detecting android x86 My virtualistaion setting has been set on enabled and i have chnaged the androidboot.hardware to x86 ...
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Opening a Samsung Kies .SME file on PC Without Access to Samsung Phone

I have searched high and low for an answer to my question. I backed up some SMS files, using Samsung Kies, I no longer have a Samsung device (hence can't restore it, etc.) but need the data from ...
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How could i run an advanced Java program on my android phone with database? [closed]

Firstly I don't know that I should post this question on this site or not but I was unable to find any other StackExchange site where i could post this question.I am using an android phone.I want to ...
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Can't install PhoneGap

tried the instructions carefully but still wont let me install using node command line. searching with other post but still wont solve the problem I am new so please bear with me :( please help me ...
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Moto G update from 4.4.2 to 4.4.4? [closed]

This is the first time my phone has received an update. So shall I update it or not? My phone is Moto G XT1033. Are there any disadvantages of updating? Until now I haven't found any problems for this ...
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kindle fire youtube videos wont work [closed]

My amazon kindle fire wont play youtube videos. When I hit play it just has a spinning loading thing and never comes up. I have tried playing videos everywhere else like dailymotion, vimeo, and they ...
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Nexus S GPS reception quality has dropped : Can it be fixed? [migrated]

My Nexus S GPS unit seems to function more poorly every week. Sometimes I can't get a lock at all: using a GPS monitor shows it perpetually stuck at three satellites. I frequently loose GPS ...
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how to copy files from my unrooted bootloop stuck s2 through adb or any otherway [closed]

My GT-I9100 is stuck in bootloop the phone is not rooted or anything just at once the battery was low it hanged restarted it and it's stuck at the samsung logo recovery mode opens and I'd like to ...
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Using new computer with Windows 8. How to import pics?

How can one import pics from Android phone to computer using Windows 8?
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USER field in ps command(android env)

In android environment, What does USER in the ps command indicate? ps USER PID PPID VSIZE RSS WCHAN PC NAME root 1 0 748 608 c0267708 0001b95c S /init Here ...
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Using scp to transfer files to an android device

SSHDroid lets an android device function as an ssh server. vSSH is an ssh client for android devices. I have a file on a remote server that I want to transfer to my android device over ssh, only ...
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Android emulator performance on linux

I installed the android SDK and eclipse plugin on my laptop, but I was surprised to find out that the emulator eats up 100% of one of my cpu cores. I have exactly the same setup on a desktop machine ...
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Force Vista to “forget” a USB device

I have a device (HTC Dream / G1 Android phone) that I want to set up with a specific driver. Unfortunately I have already previously installed the device with the default driver. Even after ...
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Nexus 4 doesn't show up in my computer as storage device

After googling for days and trying 1001 solutions, I decided to post here for further advice. I have a Nexus 4 phone, Windows 7 x64 Ent with latest updates, google USB Driver installed. My phone ...
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Sharing a PC Internet to a Android phone via Bluetooth

My PC has an Internet connection. My Android phone does not have Internet connection. My PC has a Bluetooth adapter. My Android phone supports Bluetooth. How I can share my PC Internet connection ...
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MP4 video from Android phone can't be played in Windows

I took a video on my Samsung Galaxy S2 (Android), it's about 3GB and it can be played on the phone. But after transferring it to the PC is does not play when opened with VLC, QuickTime, Windows Media ...
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Recovering data from broken android phone which is sent for replacement [migrated]

Sent broken android phone to Sony customer care for replacement. I had the device encrypted with a 4 digit numeric pin. I erased it. I found when searching on Google that data can be recovered easily ...
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Can Android tethering provide net access through another fixed WIFI AP rather than mobile data network?

When you enable the standard tethering on Android, can you specify/by default does it use an existing WIFI connection to transfer traffic if possible? For example, at home I might have a WIFI network ...
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Android Bluetooth tethering, speed capped to 700 kbps?

I'm trying to use my Android HTC One for Bluetooth tethering (via Bluetooth PAN), so I can access internet on my Windows tablet (Dell Venue 8 Pro). It works but I can't get any speed higher than 0.7 ...
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Running WhatsApp in Fedora

Is there any way I can run WhatsApp on Fedora? There are Android emulators like BlueStackApps for Windows and Mac, but I haven't found one for Fedora or Ubuntu. Is there any such that will allow me ...
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How to get 300Mpbs link speed on 802.11n [duplicate]

I know that "link speed", is not the same as actual throughput, but shouldn't 1x 802.11n channel (20Mhz) at "Excellent" 100% signal strength connect at 150Mpbs link speed? I was configuring my Asus ...
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Working around ADB “waiting for device” issue

We are setting up a continuous integration server for our Android development and we've quickly run into ADB's waiting for device issue. For the record, we've already tried a lot of combinations of ...
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How to get the bandwidth usages in my WIFI including from mobile devices [duplicate]

I have set up a wireless network(Binatone router) for my home.I have 3 laptop usages and two mobile usages,out which which one is iphone and other is android.I want to know how much bandwidth each and ...
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nmap recognizes android device not in a scan area of more than 3 ips

this page was recommended to me by stackoverflow therefore I ask my question again here. I have performed some nmap scans, yet I have found out, that the scan over a larger area provides more ...
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How to fix micro SD card

I have a 16 GB micro SD card in my android smartphone, and lately it has been acting funny. When I attempted to view the files on my computer (Macbook pro OS 10.9) using a USB adapter, it did not show ...
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Cannot open Android SDK Manager or Android Emulator Manager after new installations

Today I installed the Xamarin Studio 5.1 update for Windows. Afterwards, I installed all of the latest API's and build tools in the Android SDK Manager. Now the Android SDK Manager or the Android ...
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devmem: can't open '/dev/mem': Permission denied

I have 2 phones (Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE I9505, Android 4.4.2 Kitkat) which I already rooted and have root access to the phones. Previously, on my rooted Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE I9505 running Android ...
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Android Internet connectivity

I've recently downloaded Android x86 (Android 4.0) and installed it in VirtualBox using using android-x86-4.0-RC1-eeepc.iso. Everything is working fine except the Internet connection. I've tried ...
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Android wireless in VirtualBox?

I downloaded android-x86-4.0-RC1-asus_laptop.iso from http://www.android-x86.org/download and installed it in a VirtualBox virtual machine. It all seems to work, but I can't seem to get the wireless ...
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No Internet connection in Android-x86 4.2 ISO on VirtualBox

I installed Oracle VirtualBox on Windows 8. Then I downloaded android-x86-4.2-20121225.iso from Android-x86. After I installed Android x86-4.2 on VirtualBox from the ISO, I could run it, but the ...
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Connectify not working properly?

I use connectify to create a wifi hotspot which I use in my Android device. But a problem occurs that the internet access stops after a minute or so in my Android device. I have to restart connectify ...
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How to share a Desktop's wired Internet connection with an Android phone?

I have a Linux Desktop (Fedora 18 or Ubuntu 14) on a wired LAN connected to the Internet. This Desktop has just 1 NIC which is connected to the LAN; it has no wifi card in it. What hardware and ...
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Cannot Connect Samsung Galaxy Y Duos to Laptop via USB Cable

While I am connecting my phone to my laptop neither the laptop nor the phone can detect each other. By not recognizing I want to mean nothing happens after connecting. It seems that I have not ...
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Reverse tethering from PC to Android Phone

How can I set up a PC to act as a modem to pass an internet connection onto an Android phone? Broadband-modem - Laptop -usb-android smart-phone -(want to use internet here)