Questions tagged [android]

Almost all questions relating to Android are off-topic and should be asked at Android Enthusiasts, not here. Use this tag only when your problem specifically pertains to using a web application in a browser on an Android device.

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When trying to access Google Docs from Android Firefox, I am stuck on "About" page

I was trying to log in to Google Docs from my phone. I am using Firefox on the phone. When I enter the address docs.google.com I am redirected to google.com/docs/about, which looks like this: The Go ...
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How do I add a source to Google's article feed? [migrated]

I regularly get notifications on Android from Google about news stories/articles that have obviously been sourced based on my observed interests. How do I "inform" the feed that I'd like ...
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How to find the QR code for Facebook on Google authenticator?

I was suddenly asked to enter a 6 digit pass code when trying to log in to the Facebook app from my Android (Samsung 20) today. Usually i find this code using my Facebook App, which I now have no ...
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Save Gmail attachment to different Gdrive

I have a personal Gmail (Google) account created some years back for my Android phone. Recently I have been given access to a new Gmail account by my employer. When I open the Gmail or Gdrive apps ...
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WhatsApp: don't ask "Start a voice call?"

Every time I want to call someone on WhatsApp, a popup appears asking: "Start a voice call?" With options: "CANCEL" and "CALL" How can I get rid of this popup? When I ...
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Reminder vs Task vs Event

What are the use cases for these 3 types of calendar entry? A few points I noticed: The browser version of calendar won't let me create reminders, only my Android app can do it. Shared calendars only ...
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Stories to read - Google

This may seem like a basic question but I really don't know the answer to it. So... on my Android mobile phone when I click "Google", it shows me a page with some stories to read which are ...
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Android (mobile) Keyboard Shortcuts Google Sheets

In Google Sheets on a PC it is possible to use Ctrl+Shift+: to insert the current time into a (time formatted) cell in Google Sheets. How can this be done when using a sheet on an android mobile phone ...
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Is it possible to restore a WhatsApp backup package?

I wrote a post after hearing how long I have to wait for the WA backup. a high member, talk to me, i should all write in english, not in german pls. I think ok, I'm a new member, I'm doing this. then ...
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Is it possible to add an entire album to a playlist on Spotify?

Pretty much like the title says, is it possible to add an entire album to a playlist at once, instead of having to add every single track manually? I can't find a way to do that, am I overlooking ...
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Can I make a shortcut of Google Sheets files in my Android phone? [closed]

I want to make a shortcut of Google Sheets file in my phone, so I want to click that file directly not through executing the Google Sheets app. However, although I know how to make a shortcut of ...
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Google Drive showing device data without my consent [closed]

I signed in three Google accounts on my android phone. In Google account synchronization settings, I unchecked Google Drive so that no data from Google Drive server synced to phone and no data from ...
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Can't attach an apk file to the email in Gmail

Google is blocking an apk (signed) file that I’m trying to attach to an email. It was working fine till the day before yesterday. Blocked for security reasons! But now, even the previously sent ...
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Get a SMS or Push Notification instantly when an email is send to Gmail

I have integrated my business email to be checked via my Gmail account, using the "Check email from other accounts:" option using POP3. I want to get an instant SMS or push notification on my Android ...
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How to insert numerical values in a cell of a Google Sheet and how I can find their sum?

I use Google Sheets mobile(Android). I have one column with dates, and anoter column where in each cell I want to input several numerical values that corespond in each date, and in a third column the ...
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Use Personal cloud instead of google cloud in google cloud vision Api

Can we Access google cloud vision Api with our personal cloud or Drive account instead of using google cloud for trial? I don't want to add my debit card for creating google cloud account.
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How to locate WhatsApp backup file in Google Drive?

I cannot login my 2-step verified Google Account in my Oneplus 3T because of Oneplus restriction in Google services. So I am thinking to find the WhatsApp backup file and recover the backup manually ...
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Is it possible to publicly auto-upload pictures with Google?

The photos I take with my Android phone are automatically uploaded by Google Photos to Google. Is it possible to set this upload up so that all the uploaded photos automatically are made public? ...
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Free Unlimited High Quality storage in Google Photos. How to know if working and what counts?

On my Android phone, it has the option to upload high quality image for free unlimited space. From Google Support High quality Unlimited free storage. Regular cameras: Recommended for phones or ...
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Add a script trigger to Google Sheet that will work in Android mobile app

I have a Google sheet that includes a script that should be run when clicking a button. The recommended way to do this (as far as I can tell) is to insert an image and then attach a script to the ...
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How I can get Hangouts notifications on my phone even if I have it open in my PC

I have a Google Voice number, and can send and receive SMS messages using both the website (through gmail.com) or from the Hangouts app on my Galaxy S3. If I have an open desktop web browser on Gmail,...
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New Gmail contacts in Android

Since last month Gmail launched a new Contacts interface. The best thing is that somehow my contacts list has been cleaned, I don't have 4.000+ contacts anymore (gmail creates a contact with every ...
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How to delete all the Google+ stories (auto-awesome images) created while backing up from Android

I enabled recently the backing up of my images/videos on my Android 4.4 Nexus 5 since it was suggested to me, as described here http://techcrunch.com/2014/02/25/google-quietly-begins-pushing-its-photo-...
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Is there a setting that allows LinkedIn to "forget" my email contact list?

The last time I logged in to the LinkedIn app on my Android smartphone, the app asked me to read info from my email contacts to suggest me people I know that are registered in LinkedIn. Now I would ...
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How would I turn of notification for a Facebook friend when using mobile web and/or Android app?

I want to turn off notification for updates of one specific Facebook friend using Facebook mobile web/app. How can I do that? We can have the Get Notifications from full version web. p.s. A quick ...
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Push from Android to Outlook Web App

Is it possible to sync the Outlook Web App with an Android device in both directions? With a standard outlook.com account, the synchronisation from the Outlook Web App to the Android device works ...
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How do I write or read Google-Sheets "comments" on mobile devices?

In a Google-Sheet called Field Schedules for Google web-apps at http://drive.google.com you can right click on a cell to open a context menu with the option to "Insert comment." Let's say ...
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Why am I getting a copy of sent Gmail from Android to the inbox of my Windows PC?

I send an email using Gmail app on my Android phone, and I get a copy of this very exact email in the inbox of Outlook 2010 on my Windows PC. It appears as if I got new mail, and when I check it I can ...
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How can I use other color stars in mobile Gmail? [closed]

In Gmail on my desktop computer, I can star an email with a variety of colored stars/icons (red star, yellow star, green checkbox, etc.) but when I access Gmail on my Android phone, using the standard ...
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How do I share a track with another SoundCloud member from the mobile version of the web app?

I am a SoundCloud member and when I try to access the mobile version of the web app (or the Android app) there seems to be no way to share a sound with another SoundCloud member. Is this the case or ...
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Searching with Google Maps from desktop then transfering route to phone

I use Google Maps on my phone for transit instructions and to find my way around. The problem is it's hard to work with a small screen and typing in complex addresses is a pain. I noticed sometimes ...
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Google Music Download Limitations

I was looking at this Android application that allows you to listen to your music that's stored on Google Play Music using any Android music player you wish (rather then just Google's Play Music ...
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Can the Trello Android app support multiple Google accounts? [closed]

I have two Google accounts (for work and personal). This works fine in Chrome, but is there an easy way in the Android app to switch accounts?
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Android app too slow [closed]

Am I the only one who's Trello front page on the android app never fully loads? The loading animation never seems to stop, it's loading for an hour now. Also I used to have a couple of boards on the ...
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Testing webapps similar to mapping hostname to ip address in hosts file on Windows [closed]

A simple method we often use when developing changes to web applications for which we don't have control over the DNS is to let the testers add a line in the Windows hosts-file that points to the ...
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Is there an application to write down URLs? [closed]

Is there an application to write down URLs in a single-unified-online accessible place ? I often find interesting articles but I often forget to write down the URLs. Is there an application which ...
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Logging out from Trello Android app [closed]

I'm using the Trello Android app and cannot find a way to log out. This is troublesome since I have two accounts, one for work related boards and one for spare time collaborations. I looked for ...
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Android app alternate installation source? [closed]

I want to use the new Trello Android app on a tablet (Velocity Cruz T301) that does not have access to the Google Play Store. It only has access to the Amazon store and the manufacturer's own app ...
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Autopublish album in Google+ photos

Okay, in spite of the hate being heaped on by iPhone elitists, I have installed Instagram on my Android phone and have started playing with it a bit. How can I get my Instagram photos to ...
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When is Google Music released in the UK? [closed]

I know Google Music is already out in the US, but when will it be available in the UK? And will it be available on Android at the same time?
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Synchronize bookmarks between PC browser and Android phone? [closed]

How can I synchronize bookmarks between PC browser and Android phone? If I find a URL I bookmark in my PC computer, how can I add it to the list of bookmarks in my Android devices?
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Is there a way to drag and drop in Trello on Android browsers?

Is it possible to drag and drop cards between boards at the board level using a mobile browser? Or is that just rephrasing the question "when will there be a native android app"? I can log into ...
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How to save my current location in Google Maps or Google+ Android's app [closed]

I used to have some app that would find my car, but now what I do is use Google+ and "Check In" wherever my car is at, or whenever I just want to remember a location (a friends house, etc...) and ...
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Can't see replies to my posts and can't log in through Android or Wap site

My Android/Wap accounts stopped working 2 days ago. I'm unable to log in even though my passwords and usernames are correct. It says: Does not match stored session / password may have changed by ...
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Sync Facebook contacts with Gmail contacts

On my Android phone, I have my Facebook contacts synched with my Gmail, but not on desktop. Is it possible to make desktop Gmail sync/import my Facebook contacts? Email, phone, name, etc.
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What is the difference between old groups and new groups in Facebook?

Can anybody tell me what the difference is between a new group (one you now create) and old groups (one you created a couple of months ago) on Facebook? I notice that, in the Facebook for Android ...
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Show "Most Recent" on Facebook Touch?

Wondering if anyone knows how to make the touch.facebook home page show the most recent items in your news feed. It seems to just show whatever random posts it feels like showing, from minutes ago, or ...
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Google Voice not automatically notifying new text message [closed]

My Google voice app on my EVO is not telling me when I have a text message even though I have notifications turned on. I have to open Google voiced hit refresh to get new items.
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Google Voice not taking voicemail

I am forwarding my Google Voice number to my work number (cell phones are prohibited in the workplace). When someone calls my google voice number, my work voicemail system answers. I would prefer that ...
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What are options for viewing site analytics from my iPhone/Android/Blackberry? [closed]

Currently we use Google Analytics and there are a number of iPhone apps for viewing the data. What other options are there? Are there analytics platforms that have good mobile versions of their ...
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