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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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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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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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Is there any Android email app with advanced searching capability?

I have zillions of emails. I was suggested Bluemail app for Android but it sucks at searching. I need to have something like Thunderbird has for desktops (no app, unfortunately) which allows me to ...
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Android app that displays notifications based on your location

Is there any android app that lets you to set a list of notifications templates and the location in which the notification should be triggered and then, when you are at that location, the app to ...
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Android file explorer to open any file in any app

What free file explorers for Android allow to open any file extension in any app? (Ideally, there should also be a widget to go to a specific folder, or it should be able to always start in a specific ...
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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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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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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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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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Android Camera App for taking photo over photo

Is there an Android camera app where I can choose a photo from my galery, give it a transparency percentage and then take a photo with the camera over that picture. I have old photos from my city and ...
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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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Real-time traffic information in OsmAnd+

I use OsmAnd+ on my Android device(s) and I'm quite happy with it - both maps (OpenStreetMap) and navigation are good enough. One of the main thing I feel is missing though is some sort of real-time ...
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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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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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Browser with built-in VPN?

I want an Android browser that would have a stable and solid VPN built-in, so that I don't need to install additional VPN client to my phone, like OpenVPN or VPN providers proprietary clients. You ...
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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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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 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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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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Making specific apps on my Android phone display in grayscale

I'm trying to curtail idle phone and tablet use. This article proposes making your phone boring by making it display in grayscale. Most phones (including mine) let you render everything in greyscale ...
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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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How to remotely control Android device?

Is there any application for Android that let me see and control customers' Android devices (like TeamViewer on Windows)? I can Image it as a client-server application. I published an application ...
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Full remote access to Android device

Background: I'm looking for an app that lets me control my Android device from my computer. Sadly, any attempt at Googling this, only yields results for using the Android device as a remote control. I'...
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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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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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Install .deb files on Android

I need to run some basic Linux stuff on Android. Specifically I want to run a .deb file on my 4.4 device. Is there any software that emulates basic Linux functions enough to run the .deb file? I ...
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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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I'm looking for a C programming app for Android

I am in need of a C programming app for my Android phone. The app must: Have an interface to input a program. Inbuilt compiler to compile written programs. Capable of execution. I do not want any ...
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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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VLC remote for Android with huge Play/Pause button

I watch movies with VLC running on my laptop, and want to play/pause using my Android. All VLC remotes that I have found have a moderately-sized Play/Pause button: My use case is that I watch a movie ...
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Android feedly client with full article cache for offline reading

I need a feedly client for Android with the following characteristics: Required: Ability to cache full article for offline read. Ability to select the refresh and download period based on network ...
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Any Android File manager which meets these requirements?

I am currently looking for an Android File Manager which has following features: Storage analysis (Duplicate file remover, large file indicator etc.) Multimedia support (e.g. built-in image viewer, ...
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“Night shift” / blue light filter for Android

For PC there is f.lux, iOS has the builtin Night Shift since iOS 9.3. These are day-time dependent screen filters that aim to reduce the blue tint, which is considered to negatively influence sleep. ...
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Mute all applications except one on Android

I'm looking for an Android application that can mute the sound notifications of all applications except one. E.g. on Windows 7 I can do this in two clicks: I use a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4....
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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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A Single, Portable ZIP file to replace Android Studio

Is there a single ZIP file (software inside the ZIP file) that android developer can download, and is portable (meaning you run from flash drive or portable hard disk), and can develop/build android ...
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Sending Message from C# tool to android emulator in android Studio

I am currently working in android studio. I came across a problem where my application inside android emulator needs to get some information(like string msg, or integer etc) through an external tool(...
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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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