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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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 pre-rooted from stock) 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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Internet connection monthly report

My Internet connection is not reliable and I lose Internet connection often. I can know live Internet connection status by browsing to a site (google.com for example and issuing a search query). What ...
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Android app like Island, but with multiple sandboxes

I am looking for an Android sandbox app similar to Island (also see on GitHub) to provide more than a single sandbox. The functionality I am looking for is the ability to clone apps into the sandbox ...
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Gratis encrypted, synched cloud storage

I don't like DropBox, it has way too many "confliceted copies", but the final straw came when it somehow managed to overwrite newer code with older, costing me weeks of effort. Plus, it is ...
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Best way to encrypt a text file in ubuntu (and possibly Android)

I am currently using a simple 7zip archive that I open with Gnome Archive Manager, and that level of encryption would be fine for my needs, but Gnome Archive Manager does copy the file to the temp ...
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Gratis, secure, end to end encrypted alternative to Google backup for an Android 'phone

I just got yet another new Android 'phone, after yet another died. Because I do not want Google having access to my data or using me as the prduct, I have lost all of my settings, etc. Is there ...
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Android Screen Mirroring tool to work in browser

I'm looking for an application which can be installed on Android mobile and cast the screen. So that I can access it in my laptop on browser by entering some local IP address. I also want to be able ...
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Which Android browsers (if any) support opening a fixed set of urls on startup?

Which Android browsers (if any) support opening a fixed set of urls on startup (rather than opening the urls that were previously open or opening blank page)? If any do support it, please explain or a ...
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Looking for a random classic Android Klondike solitaire game

Hypothesis: Most classic Android Klondike solitaire apps are "rigged" to allow the player to win more often than they would if they were playing from a psuedo-random shuffled deck. (Opinion: ...
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What is a good places/points of interest data API with caching?

I'm working on an activity scheduler app where users can see nearby restaurants and bars, create activities there, and then save past activities to an activity history. As such, I need a service to ...
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Music player on android that allows sorting and creating playlists using id3v2 tags

I know that you can tag mp3 files with various attributes. id3v2 allows an infinite number of tags, including custom tags. This is particularly useful when you are listening to western classical music ...
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Software to turn my Android phone into a security camera with an offline option?

Looking for recommendations for an Android app (I'm running Android 7.0 Nougat) that will let me use my phone as a remote camera. I would like to have as many of the following as possible: (essential)...
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Wide-lens hyperlapse (timelapse) camera on Samsung S10

I love Samsung S10's wide-angle lens, but unfortunately the Samsung camera app does not allow it to be used in "hyperlapse" mode (=timelapse mode). Is there an app that allows Samsung S10 ...
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Android app which allows to track pain levels and weather (air pressure, humidity, temperature) simultaneously

I am looking for a health app, available for android in Europe, which allows to track pain levels or personal health in general. Although there are dozens out there, I could not find any which lets me ...
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Is there any software that can decode big QR code?

As you can see at Wikipedia, QR codes can be much bigger than usually they are. By enlarging the QR, one can insert more data into them. For instance, version 40 allows to encode up to 20 MB. I have ...
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Basic cooking recipe app for Android without adverts?

I have a number of recipes as simple text files on my (Linux-) PC, and at the moment I copy them to my phone via WeChat, which is handy in the kitchen. I'm thinking about writing my own, simple app, ...
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Dubbing app, automatic translating, speech to speech

I need an app that will pick up any words in English on my phone, and translate it immediately to a foreign language, speaking over it. Ideally, this app would be sitting on top of other apps, and ...
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Android contacts manager with a dark theme/mode

I've been looking for an Android contacts manager with some basic features, and I've been surprised by how hard it has been to find one. Requirements: Has its own dark theme/mode (does not rely on ...
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Android or Mac tool for recording audio snippets periodically

I'm trying to get better at tracking how I use my time throughout the workday. Tracking what I do in a spreadsheet or notebook has proven to be distracting and error prone, so I'd like to try voice ...
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Handwriting note app (Android) with Webdav/Nextcloud Sync

I recently bought a Samsung Tablet including a S Pen and I'm looking for an Android App (free or paid) which supports taking notes (with S Pen) while also syncing the notes to my Nextcloud (i.e. via ...
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What photo application to use to not have junk on a phone?

After I delete photos with default Gallery application or other Gallery application I see that it's possible to restore deleted photos, thought as people explained me they not really restore photos, ...

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