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Android apps which can be safely removed from device [on hold]

I am developing an android based kiosk in which I intend to run only my app in the foreground.As part of its functionality the app will sync data at EOD to the app server.I want to consume as less as ...
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Cannot Root HTC EVO 3D, Will Not Install zip [migrated]

I've been trying for days to root my HTC EVO 3D. I successfully unlocked it and flashed a custom recovery (4EXT 1.0.0.5 R7). However, when I try to flash SuperUser 3.1.3 I get the Aborted error. I've ...
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What is the difference between android and droid? [on hold]

What is the difference between android and droid? Does Google own Android?
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''R Cannot be resolved to a variable'' Error

So i just started a new Android Eclipse Project, but it shows me errors. ''R Cannot be resolved to a variable'' . Thats what it shows me in the MainActivity.java of a new project. Can someone help ...
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Shouldn't Android emulator be faster when running on Linux and ARM based PC?

I's a little bit counter intuitive to fully emulate ARM processor and whole operating system when already running inside Linux on ARM.
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Android screens swipe order changed [on hold]

Not sure how but suddenly my android main screens swipe order has changed (main page + another custom app page + google now cards) so now, instead of my google now be there when I swipe to the right, ...
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Android - Disable GOOGLE APPS auto-update [on hold]

I don't like google's calendar new version, so I have revert back to old version but I want to disable the auto update on google store of that app. Problem is that it seems that since it's a google's ...
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how to flash android lollipop to gionee p2? [on hold]

I want to replace android jellybeans with lollipop without using any alternative custom roms I have already seen many fake custom Roms for kit Kat but a want to upgrade the device properly
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Tether a VPN connection without clientside software

I try to set up a fix for my job, where we sometimes need people to connect their computer to our VPN, before they have logged in (so that they can log in to be correct). After looking around I found ...
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Can I disable an Android app to read write some folders in SD card? [on hold]

So many Chinese Android apps always creates garbage in SD card, like there is their's home. Some apps auto downloads binding apps to SD card, when I deleted them, they come up next time! So is there ...
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file not found, but the file is there

running an Ubuntu 14.04 x64, I like to execute an binary file. This one: $ ls -la /opt/android-sdk-linux/tools/emulator -rwxrwxr-x 1 tho tho 35640 Nov 19 14:46 /opt/android-sdk-linux/tools/emulator ...
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adb shell dumsys cpuinfo

DUMP OF SERVICE cpuinfo: Load: 9.39 / 19.22 / 14.77 CPU usage from 13119ms to 6195ms ago: **25%** 5442/com.gameloft.android.ANMP.GloftA8CN: **17% user + 8.3% kernel** / faults: 39 minor **21%** ...
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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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Photos show up as blank after putting them on SD card [migrated]

Inserted a 32 GB Micro SD card. Phone recognizes it and I can copy photos on to it and they all appear to be there. But when I restart the phone many of the photos show up blank. Any way to fix ...
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How website generate Unlock Codes for Smartphones using IMEI? [closed]

There are website who charge users and generate Unlock Codes to unlock their Smart Phones to work with any Sim-Card. All they ask for is IMEI number, Original Carrier of the Phone and Country of ...
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What does a blue/white arrow on an app icon in app manager mean? (Android) [migrated]

The icon in application manager for one the applications had a blue and white arrow overlayed on it for a while. Approximately the same time the app's icon also disappeared from the desktop (pressing ...
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Installing Xamarin on WinXP

I wanted to install Xamarin on WinXP Pro SP3 (32bit) and used the automatic installer but it said the Windows version was not correct so I went on and tried to install all componenets manually. I ...
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How do I set the Android bash path in ZSH?

Looking through the Cordova Android docs, I see this line You need to add the path to your Android SDK platform-tools and tools directory. In my example I will use ...
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Print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web

I wish to be able to print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web. Can I simply get a tablet, connect a USB printer and open Chrome with the --kiosk-printing switch in the ...
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connecting to local host on my laptop from Android [on hold]

I have a router which connects me to my modem for internet access I am trying to use weinre for debugging http://people.apache.org/~pmuellr/weinre-docs/latest/ I can't get it to work my setup is as ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy SCH-I545 won't update? [migrated]

Here is the full story: I bought my galaxy around 2 months ago (September 2014), and i rooted it using towelroot Then what i did was i tried getting clockwork mod, so i can use the cyanogen rom... ...
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Android 4.4.2 youtube/video stuck in pause [migrated]

Got me a shiny new Hudl 2 (8.3" Wi-Fi tablet with Android 4.4.2). It's nice. It does the gmail and the facebook, etc. What it doesn't do is play video from youtube, or other sources such as the BBC. ...
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Virtualbox Android: kernel panic not syncing tried to kill idle task

I can't run Android on Virtualbox, i followed this tutorial: http://www.howtogeek.com/164570/how-to-install-android-in-virtualbox/ but i keep getting following error when installing (or running live) ...
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Cordova Android Install On Linux

I've been pulling my hair out for the past two days trying to get cordova to detect and install the android platform for a project. The specific error: Error: ANDROID_HOME is not set and "android" ...
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Nexus 5 not showing up as USB device since factory image flash failure

I already had the 2nd Android 5 developer image installed on my Nexus 5 when I tried flashing the official Lollipop image. Though flashing worked several times wihout any problems that time I ran ...
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How does Amazon's Test Drive android emulator run? [migrated]

Hello I've been trying to set up multiple android emulators in a ec2 instance. I've started by running ubuntu server on a t.2-micro and running the android sdk emulator from there. However it runs ...
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Rooting Android Version 4.4.4 [closed]

I'm new to rooting phones. I've read various methods of rooting phones based on that phones current version of Android. I've found an article telling me how to root my Droid Mini (link) but it was 3 ...
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Using Bluestacks to run an android app directly from Windows command line or Desktop Shortcut

After installing Bluestacks is there a way of launching an android app without going through the Bluestacks interface? Is there an API or something that would allow this? Actually I found where it ...
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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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android ADT trying to add a new classpath : unable to create the selected preference page [closed]

I obtain this exception when trying to add a new classpath in Android ADT with th version : unable to create the selected preference page![enter image description here][1]
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Prevent auto mounting Android sdcard under Linux Mint

I recently obtained an older Android phone, so that I could test Android Apps on it. I've needed it because I have a Nexus 7 but not older Android versions, hardware, etc. to test on. I'm having a ...
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How can I upload a number/phase to the wallpaper of Android devices? [closed]

I am looking for is the following: I am numbering tablets for experiments and physical stickers aren’t working. I thought that if I could upload a text file and set it as the background/wallpaper, ...
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Getting an already installed Android x86 partition to run on KVM

I have Android installed on sda3, and it boots fine when loaded from Grub with the following commands: set root='(hd0,3)' search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root 977083a6-5762-4064-b860-39429b9e0cf8 ...
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Install Android USB Driver when device is not shown in device manager

the title is quite explicit : I'm trying to install google's driver for my android device in order to use it for development ( I need it to be seen by 'adb devices' ) I've got a Nexus 5 and windows ...
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Screen Share on PC to Android

I have multiple laptops, and 1 Android device (MiniX) that is being used in a boardroom to display the web and other things on a TV screen. I was request to see if we can display a LAPTOP onto the ...
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Google location services incorrectly identifies my location

Short version: I live in Iowa. My WiFi only Android tablet's AccuWeather.com weather app, and Google Maps, and Chrome on my laptop tell me I'm located Oklahoma City. Why? Commentary: From what I ...
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Unable to connect to desktop server from android

Yesterday I faced some strange issue while my laptop and Android device connected to same wifi network. I had a server running at port 80 on my laptop. When I tried accessing the website hosted on my ...
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How to stream video from mobile Android to PC internet browser

Is there any way to stream a video from my android phone to my PC internet browser?
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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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Can’t write to .bashrc: permission denied

I have downloaded NDK for my Eclipse Juno. Now I have to add the NDK to path and have to add the following lines to my .bashrc: export ANDROID_NDK=/_path_to/android-ndk-linux/ export ...
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How can I backup all the data?

I have just got into Android App Development using Eclipse. I have done some work and created a small app. I would like to completely backup all the XML, Java and other files of my project. How can ...
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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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Google Calendar One-Way Sync

I use Google Calendar and wish to sync it with my Android phone. Events I schedule from my PC always show up on my phone after sync, but events I schedule on my phone never show up on my on my PC when ...
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Android chrome print, how is it set up? [migrated]

I'm looking to replace a mobile laptop with an Android tablet. I noticed on my Android 4 phone, in Chrome, there is an option Menu>Print, which lets me generate a PDF, or select a printer. When I ...
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Windows 8.1 Remote desktop (Android app) Connection error

I am trying to set up remote access from my Android tablet to my notebook with Windows 8.1. I have d-link router DIR-600. I am getting Connection error when trying to log on. My Android tablet is ...
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How to play movies stored on my computer streamed to Android

I've got some nice series downloaded and stored in a folder on my computer. Then, I jump into the bath and want to watch them on my Xperia. Both are connected to the same home network via my Belkin ...
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While running application by IDEA Android Studio virtual device is not launched

I have created blank full screen application using Android Studio. When I run the app I select predefined virtual device than nothing happens. IDE just waits. Please look at the screenshot please.
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Control/Stream Music via Android to Laptop (which is connected to music system)

Okay, so my music system is plugged into my Windows laptop and I want to stream music/or just remotely control my music player/app from my Android device. What's the best way to achieve this? Since ...
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how to connect android phone(client) to laptop using only one ip address(static)?

I am doing a android project. I want to connect my client(android phone) using ip address to my laptop(server). I am using ip address of wireless modem(MTS). Each time i reconnect the ip address ...