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Questions tagged [android]

software to run on 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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Augmented Reality / VR App for 2 people at same time (with headsets on)

I'm planning for a little demo, maybe to kill some time over the Christmas days, entertaining kids and adults. Show briefly what's possible today with low-end VR/AR technologies. Is there an ...
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Data Collection App

I need a recommendation for a data collection app that works like the following. In the perfect world this is how it would function: It would run on a tablet It would have a kiosk mode so only that ...
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Income and expense tracker for Android

I'm looking for a free or a one time paid income and expense tracker android app, not subscription based and not expensive I tried vMoneyTracker, it's a bit confusing and 1Money, I didn't understand ...
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Free lightweight App/software to transfer files between android and PC

Im looking for a free App to transfer files between android and PC. Requirements: FREE: By free I mean completely free to use for lifetime with all features enabled (if not all features, at least ...
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Is there any Android app which will let us know the relative position of another nearby device without using GPS?

I want to know if it is possible to get where exactly another nearby mobile device (e.g. Android) is with respect to my phone without using GPS. Is there any app which makes it possible to get idea of ...
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Android Notes App with tags, password protected notes, notes weight(importance level)

+PC or website sync I'm interested just in text notes, other toys aint necessary, like audio, handwritings, photos etc. Does such app exist?
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Android app that continuously displays lyrics of whatever song can be heard in the room (like Shazam but continuous)

I am usually in places where music is playing in the background, and I often want to see what the singer just said, because I failed to hear a particular word or to make sure I understood a word ...
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Is there a tool to detect Android layout inconsistencies?

I'm fairly new to Android development and what troubles me the most is the ability to write a layout that is totally inconsistent: UI elements are Invisible. In that case it may overlap with the ...
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How to manage localizations for iOS and Android apps in runtime?

There is a really great tool for that: https://www.localizationkit.com But this is only for iOS;( I may change any translation for any language at any time and the app will get the updated ...
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Camouflaged chat app for Android (does not look like a chat app)

I have a scenario where a client needs to have an app to chat with someone without anyone else being able to know, cursorily, that an app is a communication app or has the ability to provide ...
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Cross-platform framework for writing a Bluetooth heavy Android/iOS app

I'd like to write a mobile app that: Supports both Android & iOS Heavily uses Bluetooth for sending data to & receiving data from another Bluetooth-capable device The time it takes to send ...
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Any cross-platform email client?

I have been searching for a good cross-platform email client for a really long time. Here are my requirements and a few shortcomings of popular clients. Requirements: At least available on Android, ...
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Can anyone recommend an Android kiosk app that uses the Chrome browser?

For instance, we've tried Fully Kiosk Browser and Kiosk Browser Lockdown, but they render our web pages too slowly. Chrome renders the same web pages on the same hardware in an acceptably timely ...
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Multi-platform program to report computer/device usage times

We have 3 subnetworks with a bunch of devices, all running on either Debian, Android, or iOS. We need a tool to: Collect the time of day those devices are in use and Report them to a central server (...
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Score Counter on Screen

Is there a software/website/app that allows you to display a dynamic score counter on a screen, which can be brought up or down? It would be really cool if it could be added to/subtracted from using a ...
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Is there any software (android or windows 7-10) which can transcribe an audio file to text?

I'm looking for something like google voice typing, but instead of playing through the speaker and recording through the mic, transcribing directly through the audio file. The file is a wav, but I ...
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Workforce/field management software

I'm looking for software and apps to use between 5 people. There are loads of these lying around but I'm looking for specific features (which actually work) and there are pros and cons to all of the ...
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Android dashcam app that records video with Map overlay

Is there an Android dashcam app that records videos with a tiny map at the bottom corner? Like how games (like GTA) do it: Main Requirements: It should record the video It should add a tiny map, ...
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App to create local barcode database for fast packaging

I have 1000 same items, with barcoded serial numbers. And a thousand boxes from them. Now i need to package each item to its own box (only by matching barcodes serial numbers). All items and boxes are ...
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App for learning only words I want to learn in foreign language

I'm looking for some app or program where I can put my own foreign language words (words I come across and I don't know them). Then I can learn them using some tests or repeating/drilling them. Is ...
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Android App for recording points of interest

I want to have an app where I can record points of interest with a timestamp. I imagine it like this: I start the app I click on "record this point". The app opens a dialogue where I can enter a name....
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Track everything with less typing for android

I need a journal/log app to write down everything I eat, training sessions, test outcomes, how I feel and what work I accomplish. Then export all this as data to a statistical program like R. ...
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GPS Android application that allows to store and export speed and position over time?

I need to collect data of my speed and position over time for a project. I wanted to do this using an application on my phone, therefore I'm looking for an application that has the following ...
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android application to use android device as wifi repeater

if you are in place where WiFi signal are weak and you want an android application that would make your device to work as a WiFi repeater i found an application perfect for this function. just ...
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Maps app that allows passing a list of geocoordinates and calculates route

I want an android app that i can pass a list of geo-coordinates (lat-lon) and it generates a step-by-step route. Google maps allows us to pass the coordinates via URL, for instance: https://www....
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Android music player supporting external playlist file

I am looking for a music player for Android, that can save/load a playlist from a file on the SD card. It would be better if that file format would not be binary. Everything I tried up to now stores ...
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Android phone remote controlled LED scroller

I have an old android phone. I plan to make an LED scroller out of it that would display various information. This kind of application is a lot in the android playmarket. But in these applications ...
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Search Amazon UK used books and order result by price + postage

Just like the title says, I would like a gratis app for either Android or Windows, which lets me specify some search terms and find not the new books sold by amazon UK, but the “new & used” sold ...
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Android tools for unzipping corrupt zip files

I had searched for some tools that can unzip files from a large corrupt zip file on android. I couldn't, so now I learned how to use ZipInputStream in java. Now I want to share the fruit of my tiny ...
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Android app to take and text picture every hour

I would like to use my old phone to take a picture and text it to me every hour. The app must work on Android 5.1, automatically take a picture with flash every hour, and send it via MMS (I will not ...
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Is there an Android app that can handle Xournal's .xoj files?

I'm looking for an app that can either only view or even edit and save Xournal's .xoj files. Although it seems possible with a chroot, this is not what I have in mind. Efforts from 2011 seem to not ...
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Gesture friendly simple camera apps

Is there an android camera app that is gesture friendly and allow preview of photo taken and do not access other photos not taken at a particular time. Example I draw a 'V' shape on the screen when ...
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Looking for a clipboard manager for android 3.x

I have an older Android tablet, and looking for something like a Clipstack App (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.catchingnow.tinyclipboardmanager), that allows to share text to ...
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Open Source alarm clock?

I am looking for an alarm clock app to improve upon it. While it's not such an enourmous challenge to make an app out of nothing, it would still save me a few days of work if I had something to start ...
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Temporary contacts for Android

I've asked for an Android Phone app that shows caller context, but then I realized it would be simpler to make (and thus with a higher probability of already having been made) a way to add contacts ...
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Android Phone app that shows caller context

Imagine I call the number 123-456-789 one day, but I don't have it as a contact. Three days later 123-456-789 calls me back and I don't recognize the number, so I don't pick the call. I want to be ...
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App to keep notes about people

I'm looking for an Android app called systematic notes which will allow you to import specific people from contacts with pictures or profile pictures and have a set of organized systematic notes on ...
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Text to speech with language autodetection

I am pasting my Facebook posts into the T2S text to speech android app to listen them out. The problem is that I have to cut and paste each post separately, and also, my posts are in more than one ...
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Searching for a rhythm in weight loss/gain

Asking for a fiend, who has read this. Basically my friend weighs daily and has historical data in CSV format. They would like a gratis app that takes that data and overlays it in some form of weekly ...
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3rd party Android fingerprint unlock program?

I am looking for an Android program to allow fingerprint unlocking of my Lenovo P2 phone running Android 8.1. (The built-in support and settings appear not to work in the current mode I am testing ...
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App to track nutritional data for small children

Is there an app similar to MyFitnessPal that gives nutritional information for children ages 1-3? I am looking for something that, given the amount and type of food consumed, shows: Daily total ...
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Reference manager that allows organizing through tags and allows external cloud

So, I've looked at several reference managers, but either they're not clear in describing their functionalities or they don't have what I'm looking for. I'm currently using Mendeley and have looked at ...
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Searching for tools or libraries that allow to encrypt android apks

When I mean to encrypt, I mean to really encrypt it, not just to obfuscate it, I'm already doing that with proguard. I've already found DexGuard, problem with it is that it looks like it's gonna be ...
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Alternative to MX player compatible with Chromecast 2

I'm looking for an Android video player, alternative to MX player, it has to be: Free Compatible with chromecast 2, I should be able to cast anything easily Has subtitles support, most importantly ...
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Android software (+hardware) to create a virtual perimeter/tether with Bluetooth

I am wanting to have a device (using bluetooth I expect) regularly communicate between my Android Cellphone and a very portable device (like a tag), and if the devices are separated by more then a few ...
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Automation software for Android application

I'm looking for a free software to automate a procedure with an Android Application. At the moment i'm using UIPath (community edition) along with Bluestacks (Android emulator software for gaming), ...
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Android app that imports a series of locations (lat, long) and notifies you when near it

I wish to be notified on my Android phone when I get within a certain distance (few hundred m to a km, user adjustable) of a list of locations (imported in lat, long format; about 10..50 entries). Is ...
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A todo app that autodeletes overdue items

Typically, once you add a task to a todo list, it stays there forever until you've checked it off. Which is typically a feature, but it can be a bug: if you have a lot of low-priority nice-to-do tasks ...
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Creating production Kotlin Android app - need suggestions on database that is capable of encryption

As of now I am thinking Raizlab's DBFlow because it is built on SQLite and provides encryption capability. However, I was reading through Android Jetpack documentation and I noticed that they ...
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Operating system to run WiFi hotspot (only) on Nexus 5 device

I am looking for a simple operating system, that allows me to start a hotspot and nothing more. My device is a Nexus 5. The idea behind it is to use it as a hotspot for my laptops. I would rather not ...