Questions tagged [android]

Software to run on, or interact with, the Android operating system. For non-recommendation questions, please ask on android.stackexchange.com, or stackoverflow.com for programming Android applications.

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Sharing an encrypted file between Windows and Android

I'm looking for a way to share a very sensitive document between Windows (read and write access) and Android (read access at least, writing appreciated but not immediately necessary). What I ...
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Android file manager similar to Solid explorer

I'm looking for a file manager with the following requirements: Dark theme Multiple tabs/panes Multimedia support - built in image viewer at least. Thumbnail generation too. SMB support Bookmarks Per-...
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MacOS alternative for RemoteVC

Do you know a MacOS (or multi-OS) alternative to the RemoteVC virtual remote app for the Android TV Boxes? It would be very nice to have such an app to control the Android TV Box from the laptop ...
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Need a solution to sync files from a repository to many android devices

I am trying to find an existing solution or a starting point for a way to sync a small number of large, static files (data) to a bigger number of android devices. Those devices have changing and ...
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Which technology use for Group Voice Calls in iOS/Android hybrid/native apps [closed]

Good Morning, I am developing a native app (iOS and Android) that allows a pre-established group of people (for example a group of friends) to join a voice room where they can talk (very similar to ...
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Android app to quickly send a text string to a Windows computer via WiFi

I'm looking for an Android app to quickly send a short (under 1K) text string from an Android device to a computer that does not have a camera. I'm looking for a simple tool with the following ...
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Android video recording app with pre-recording?

Is there an app that can add some seconds of pre-recording when record-button is pressed"? An app that when started, is constantly loop-recording to a eg. 10sec. cache, and when the record button ...
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Bluetooth blood pressure monitor without forcing cloud upload

This may belong in the hardware section, but it is the app I am concerned with... I am looking into getting a blood pressure monitor that can log readings to an Android app. For security reasons, I do ...
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Youtube app that consumes minimum data/bandwidth for Android

I currently use an Android smartphone. Android 11 updated with MIUI 12 with 4G network. The default youtube app consumes more data. Watching a few videos consumes more than 1 GB of data. Is there any ...
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Open source battery charged alarm app for Android?

Can anyone recommend me an open source app that features a battery charged alarm, ideally with a threshold to set? Like, shoot me an alarm when battery charging reaches 85% of full capacity.
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Android camera that records accelerometer/gyroscope information

For photogrammetry, it would be helpful to know the orientation of the camera when the photo was taken. For videos in which the camera was rotated during filming, it would be good to know which way ...
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Android/Linux PDF/eBook reader with horizontal scrolling feature instead of vertical

So far, all the readers I experienced scroll pages vertically while fitting horizontally A4 pages' width. Are there softwares out there able to: "swipe left" pages fit vertically both A4 ...
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Small (1 x 1) Android clock (widget)

Even when grouping icons, my Android home screen is becoming crowded. I am looking for a 1 x 1 solution. I.e something that only takes up as much space as a standard icon. Must be gratis and offer a ...
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Simple Android app that sets the device's display to maximum brightness

I am seeking recommendations for the very simplest of Android apps: An app that simply sets the brightness of the screen (display) to the device's maximum. The only catch is that I want it to perform ...
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Audio recording apps that can control USB hardware settings

For Android or iOS, I'd like the know of any apps that can access an external USB audio interface and control its settings. (In the USB spec, these are called Feature Units.) As far as I know, there ...
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Password protect individual Android apps

I am looking for an extremely secure Android app to password protect individual apps, such as banking. Money is no object, only security matters. Ideally, something that will let me use fingerprint, ...
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Screen recording showing which keys are pressed for Android

I'm looking for a screen recording program showing which keys are pressed for Android. Any license or price is fine. Example of screen recording on Microsoft windows 7 showing which keys are pressed:...
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App to track positive activities to use as “currency” for relaxing activities

There are plenty of apps to track what you do throughout the day, but I'm looking for something a little more specific and if a good one doesn't already exist, I'll just try to make an AirTable or ...
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Android notifications as natural language voice, not sounds

I am fed up with trying to remember what the various beeps from my 'phone mean. Is the an app which will use a voice synthesizer (or recorded voice) to tell me what just happened? I.E "you've got ...
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Android launcher that allows using different icon packs for home screen and app list

Many launchers for Android support icon packs1 which can be installed to replace apps' default icons with a set of custom ones that exhibit a unified style (example). With the launchers I've tried so ...
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Read a card number (EMV) with NFC and copy it to clipboard

I'm looking for an Android App which allows me to read credi/debit card number via NFC and copy this number to clipboard. It's for prevent typos when trying to fill a card number in hurry. OS: ...
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Amazon Prime Video for Android TV

Android set top box (shipped rooted by manufacturer): KII_PRO_NOUGAT_DTV_GTVS_VSADV Amazon Prime Video for Android TV via Google Play installed. App works and play trailer - but not actually prime ...
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Flashlight app for Android that can adjust the intensity of the camera's flash (light)

Please recommend a flashlight app for Android that allows the user to vary the intensity of the camera's flash that is used for the light. There are scores (hundreds?) of apps in the Google Play store ...
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Encrypted P2P Git Repository Synchronization

I am looking for a solution that will allow me to keep a Git repository in sync between my two workstations and my Android smartphone. My workstations turn on and off on a regular basis, and they are ...
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Car Android music player with full screen album art

I have recently installed and Android system in my car. The default music player works fine, but I am looking for one that shows the album art full screen or at least in a large format on the display. ...
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Android app(s) for easy and reliable SOCKS tunnelling

Note: Please read the question carefully - it may present itself as general / wide-audience or possibly asked with illicit purpose when in fact it's intended for a narrow use-case and I strived to ...
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Android app that remotely takes photos

I am looking to send a request to my phone's IP over the LAN using curl and get back an image from the camera. At the moment, I am doing this with IP Webcam, but I don't need the video stream – just ...
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Mail client for Android that supports html signature

Can anyone please recommend a (free in best-case scenario) email client app for Android that supports HTML signature? Every app I've tried only support plain text signature. Thanks in advance.
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Home theater and movies?

I'm not sure I'm saying this right, but I have a player that uses USB to play movies. I have a bunch of movies that I watch all the time. Some are series. I'd like to create a main movie play screen ...
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an Android application for exposing a specified directory over MTP

I need an Android application which exposes a specified directory in the smartphone over MTP. With the stock Android, my device exposes the entire internal flash memory and removable SD card. This is ...
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Podcast listening app that lets rate episodes or keep notes?

Android. Seeing public ratings is a plus too. Thank you!
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Reliable Android alarm clock that does not turn on the screen when the alarm rings

I am searching for a reliable Android alarm clock that does not turn on the screen when the alarm rings. The requirements I have are minimal: Must not require internet access No strange unneeded ...
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Photo app that automatically censors people faces?

I need to take many photos during a family house being constructed, but I don't want the builder people's faces to be recognizable. Is there a photo application for Android phones that automatically ...
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Free Android app to alarm if the content of a website changes

I am looking for an Android app which periodically loads a website and alarms if a change happened (compared to the previous load). It has to run in the background, like an alarm clock app, even if ...
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Convert between INKredible and xournal

I used to annotate pdf files with xournal on my linux machine. Recently I purchased an android tablet and now use INKredible for the same purpose on the tablet. Now I would like to have a program that ...
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Romanian virtual keyboard layout with special characters for Android

I have acquired a rather basic tablet for the simple purpose of writing. I am using different languages, amongst which Romanian. Gboard has a Romanian language but the keyboards under that are not ...
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Track phone data usage from PC

I manage my companies cell phones on a shared account. We allot a certain amount of data to each user each month. They are contractually obligated to this amount, else they are responsible for ...
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Android app to export images/photographs/videos from MMS messages, indicating timestamp and sender info

Please recommend an Android app that will export all images/photographs and videos from MMS messages (SMS text messages with multimedia content). Importantly, I want the app to export all the media ...
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Control / view Ubuntu screen from Android phone in LAN

I'm looking for a way to control my Linux (Ubuntu) screen from my Android phone (e.g. if I was watching a movie and change room I would be able to continue watching it from my Android phone) while ...
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Software to share PDF documents, notes, and images across devices (Android, cross-platform) - Evernote Alternative

For years, I've been a minimalistic user of the free version of Evernote. I have about 400MB of PDF documents, 10 JPEG images, and 100 small (1-25KB) text notes with basic formatting (bold/italics/...
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Is there a camera app that supports Sony Remote API over Wifi Direct?

I just got a used Sony QX1. The official Imaging Edge Mobile app is a bit wonky, but mostly works. Though the big downside is that to connect to the camera, it creates a hotspot which the phone ...
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Cloud backup / synch software that will follow symlinks (so that I don't have to put my data in its directory)

It seems that most Cloud Synch services require you to store your data in their folder. E.g C:\DropBox C:\Box or maybe C:\Users\<name\<app> That does not gel with my way of working. Is there ...
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Android podcast app with a web app and episode search

I am looking for an Android Podcast app that does the following - Granular Playback speed change (can change speed in increments of 0.1x) Search by episode title Available on web and Android with ...
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Whatsapp chat export

I want to export the chat history from WhatsApp (on Android). The problem is that I live in germany, and that function has been blocked for german users due to legal issues. Are there any alternatives ...
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a good alternative to TeamViewer Quick Support in android with local connection support

Is there any good alternative to TeamViewer Quick Support app on android that supports connections over local network? QS works really nice, without need of USB debugging or USB connection, you can ...
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Best Android app for blocking malicious/spam calls

I get about 5 or 6 robocalls a day from malicious sources trying to scam me or steal my identity. I have used apps in the past to identify bad calls, but they haven't seemed very effective. What is ...
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Android alarm with many alarms, each with its own ringtone (mp3 files)

I want an app where I can set many alarms (up to 12 alarms) and each one should have its own .mp3 file. Is there an Android app like that? Thanks
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Seeking frameworks for creating Android application with custom map for offline GIS work

I need to create an Android application for offline work with a custom map that would be able to display raster and vector layers using data from local device storage. Also features to draw, edit, ...
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Data Collection App Widget

I'm looking for an Android app that allows me to quickly collect data via widgets into a standard format such as sqlite or csv. The data should be stored somewhere so it can be automatically (without ...
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App to schedule Android power off / on at specified times?

As per New Android 9 'phone - where is “schedule power off / on”? (now closed, with no answer, so presumably unanswerable), I go a new 'phone and can't find a setting to schedule power off /on ...

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