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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Offline flight simulator for Android phone

Is there a flight simulator that works offline (does not need internet in order to function)? Including take-off, landing and missile evasion missions. (The missile evasion mission is optional.) It ...
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Android app for continous camera monitor and email notification if red lamp detected

I want to use an old android device to camera monitor a red LED on a machine and email when the LED turns on. Must have features: Keep the camera on and monitor the camera image for a red led light ...
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Android TTS for Thai language

I am looking for an Android TTS (Text To Speech) app for Thai language. Free, ideally open source. Your perception of speech quality, and ideally samples of generated speech to evaluate quality, ...
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Taking a screenshot of a whole scrollable view in Android

I am looking for an Android application that can capture a single element of a long list of options, or a complete scrollable list in one shot, i.e. not cropping like this: just like Capture View or ...
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SDK/Library for rendering documents in Android

Is there a library for rendering office documents in my app? It should not be doing any conversion on the server side It should support at least these formats: .xls(x), .doc(x), .ppt(x), .odt, .odp, ...
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Software like Twitter Bootstrap for Android

Is there a popular open source project that is similar to Twitter Bootstrap for Android development? I am mainly looking for something would have better UI components than what Android has.
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Android Tokyo itinerary app that detects what train I am riding right now

I often board a train and then open Google Maps to refine the itinerary (get off at station A and at 12:05 take the Express B to station C then change... whatever is the best to reach my destination ...
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Android application to disable application notifications that doesn't need root

I am looking for an Android application that: can disable application notifications, either by clicking on a notification or by listing all installed applications and allowing the user to check which ...
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Is there an Android ebook reader app that allows to share all notes and highlights as a single Evernote note?

I noticed that FBReader allows me to share any highlight into Evernote, or email, and that's handy, but has to be done repeatedly for every highlight. To save time while reading the book, I'd like to ...
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Android app that detects changes in Intents being disabled

As noted in this question: Android app to list and manage programs' intents by program - there are at least 2 apps that let you manage which apps get passed which Intents. However, having looked ...
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Open Source WYSIWYG HTML edition native component for Android

I have an Open Source Android app in which users modify portions of HTML content, for instance: Lorem <b>ipsum</b> dolor <i>sit</i> amet, <font size="7">consectetur ...
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App that actively analyzes runs and gives training advice

I would expect at least some running apps to try and analyze running speeds and give (intelligent) advice, either post-fact ("you have a 4 day gap in your weekly running schedule, this is detrimental ...
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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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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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Python code editor for Android

I'm looking for an Android app that supports Python code editing with Syntax highlighting and code completion Supports undo/redo feature, built-in virtual keys for tags and popular keyphrases. Has ...
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Looking for an app to track all foods eaten and how I felt

I am looking for an app (It should work on Android and ideally on Windows or browsers) to be able to precisely track all foods eaten. I am not interested in anything too complex, and I do not want ...
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Software which can find a complete video in the internet using one of its sequences

I have downloaded a compilation video recently and some parts of it were so interesting that I'm eager to find their complete videos. I know they are somewhere on the internet but don't know where. ...
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Is there a video editor or screencast tool for Android with good blurring/censoring feature?

There a lot of different apps, but, I guess, almost all of them lack of blurring/censoring feature for certain frames (not the whole video like in "Blur Video" app, for example). Or am I missing ...
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Android application to limit websites access via HotSpot network

I will open free wifi networks in taxis. I'll put an Android tablet in the taxi to show advertisements and share free internet access point. When I install the application on the tabled and share ...
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Remote control Windows 10 Pro laptop in backpack from Android phone without internet, but Bluetooth or WiFi

I travel a lot in my town on foot and via bus/train/tram and it's winter. Therefore, I have no time or space or way to take out my laptop until I'm sitting somewhere. I was thinking if I could access ...
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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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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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True text message archiving

I am using a Galaxy Note 4, AT&T version, on Android 6.0.1. I am currently using the "Messages" app for texting (the one with the blue circle with a single white text bubble, currently). I have ...
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Resistor to ring and vice versa

I am looking for an Android app that has 2 main features: Input a resistor value (manually by typing via keyboard), output resistor rings Input resistor rings (maually by choosing colors from a list ...
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Software that can detect spyware and keyloggers

Are there any software that can detect spyware and keyloggers in my computer? The program should be able to check any programs that scan key presses and any programs that take screen capture and ...
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Free PDF viewer for different operating systems that supports animations/Javascript

I need to be able to view a pdf file that contains animations, and I need to be able to do this on all the common operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone). What free programs can ...
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Fully disconnected GIS field data collection options

I'm looking for recommendations for a disconnected GIS field data collection system that can satisfy the following conditions: map-based data collection app can work on iOS and Android (data would ...
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Are there any timelapse camera app on Android that takes images instead of videos?

I want to take a series of photos at full resolution so that I can manually edit them into a 4K time lapse video later. However all of the apps that are advertised as "time lapse camera" I tried on ...
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Android app that will survey me at specific or random intervals

Many times I've wished there was a simple app that would let me collect data on myself throughout the day. Most recently, I'd like to use it to track my energy levels throughout the day. The solution ...
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Image viewer for Android which can show big images in full resolution

So the base question is in the title. I know one application which can show big images in full resolution — QuickPic https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.alensw.PicFolder — but it's ...
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Accessible YouTube client

I am needing a YouTube client for Android that has been designed with accessibility in mind, the official YouTube client is terrible in this regard. The issues my grandfather is finding are as follows:...
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Incremental Backup for Android

Need a backup manager for Android that copies my entire SD Card data to a server either on the LAN or Internet. I want it to be run in a schedule and be reliable. Preferable if it's FOSS, both the ...
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End-to-end encrypted GPS-based friend locator for Android?

There are a number of iPhone and Android application to track friends on a map. However, as far as I can see, all of them work by sending your information to a central server. I realize that Google ...
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Public calendar/schedule

The goal I am trying to achieve. I would like to create public calendar/scheduler/etc for fitness club. There are a lot of different lessons that this fitness club has, for example: Monday: 10:00-11:...
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Android sensor monitoring app with threshold control

I am interested in the app which allows to monitor different built-in sensors of device (particularly ALS sensor) not only manually but also in unattended mode. And also it should include sending ...
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Compass-based orientation app for blind users

I am looking for a voice-operated compass for blind users. Such users could use it to navigate an apartment or cross a not (too) dangerous road (although the latter application may be limited in scope)...
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Android app for blocking a number that the caller doesn't notice

Is there an Android app for blocking phone calls such that the caller does not notice he/she is being blocked? What I want is the caller keeps ringing for some time, then is disconnected, or he/she ...
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Epileptic seizure alarm plus phone call & SMS Android software

I am looking for an Android application that uses the accelerometer sensor in the mobile phone, perhaps with a few software tags attached to the body and communicating with the phone, for detecting ...
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Call sound enhancer (equalizer) for Android

Sometimes in a bad connectivity conditions I have a bit of trouble understanding the person on the other side of the phone. Since I'm using an Android device with a quad core CPU and additional DSPs, ...
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Android app to fully access Android Device from another Android Device

I already see this question (Full remote access to Android device) and the answers. But am not looking for PC to Android access. I want to access my Android Device from another android device. The ...
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JEDEC device health report

We're building an Android device that uses e.MMC flash memory. We have bad experiences with flash memory quality, so I have defined a long term test with thousands of write cycles. Now I became aware ...
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Sending SMS using internet

Is there any reliable SMS sending Android application or website which fits the following requirements: free (uses internet) no registration required sends SMS worldwide also it should be able to ...
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Android contact app that does not use stock Android Contact Storage

Are there any Android contact apps that do not use the stock Android Contact Storage? It can include an integrated dialer, or rely on an external one. I am interested both in options that are ...
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Is there an Android widget that shows local humidity and nothing else?

I've been trying to find an Android widget, preferably 1x1, that shows the local humidity. I don't want temperature, wind speed, or any other information... I just want to be able to see the humidity ...
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Trusted App for install Chrooted Linux Distro

I need a working app that I can trust (because of the root privileges normally these apps need) for install debian or another distro on my phone. Requirements: free and open source trust of the open ...
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Android 5 app that can execute formulas such as 15.50+3.79*2/3

The stock Android calculator does not seem to accept formulas. I often write formulas in emails, for instance when calculating shared costs. So I write this in my email: 15.50+3.79*2/3 And then I ...
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Simple self-hosted sync system for Android contacts and calendar events

I want to be able to backup and share Android contacts and calendar events without using Google. As such, I am seeking software recommendations for a simple self-hosted sync system for Android ...
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Routing app with your own voice and offline maps

I am looking for a routing app based on gps with those special features: I can use my own voice for directions. It contains offline maps for germany(and others).
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SMS app for Android that allows deleting a message or thread in one step

I have tried several texting applications and most require at least 3 steps to delete individual messages. I often receive several notification/ announcement type messages that I want to delete as ...
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Android address book, with contacts data unreadable from other apps

The stock Android address book (com.google.android.contacts) is great, but I hate that many app can access its data. Just now I was casually trying an app, and realized that the app had sent my whole ...

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