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Is there a way to get the source code from an APK file?

The hard drive on my laptop just crashed and I lost all the source code for an app that I have been working on for the past two months. All I have is the APK file that is stored in my email from when ...
156
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14answers
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Install Application programmatically on Android

I`m interested in knowing if it is possible to programmatically install a dynamically downloaded apk from a custom Android application.
114
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9answers
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How to check programmatically if an application is installed or not in Android?

We have installed applications programmatically. If the application is already installed in the device the application is open automatically. Otherwise install the particular application. Guide Me...
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6answers
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The apk must be signed with the same certificates as the previous version

I had uploaded my app to Google Play (back when it was called Android Market) some time ago. Today I updated the app, but I had deleted the previous keystore and created a new one. When uploading, it...
687
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8answers
300757 views

Android error: Failed to install *.apk on device *: timeout

I'm getting this error from time to time and don't know what causing this: When trying to run/debug an Android app on a real device (Galaxy Samsung S in my case) I'm getting the following error in the...
422
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26answers
187948 views

How to create a release signed apk file using Gradle?

I would like to have my Gradle build to create a release signed apk file using Gradle. I'm not sure if the code is correct or if I'm missing a parameter when doing gradle build? This is some of the ...
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28answers
460299 views

How do you install an APK file in the Android emulator?

I finally managed to obfuscate my Android application, now I want to test it by installing the APK file and running it on the emulator. How can I install an APK file...
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3answers
59862 views

How to get APK signing signature?

Is there a way to retrieve the signature of the key used to sign an APK? I signed my APK with my key from my keystore. How can I retrieve it programmatically?
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6answers
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How to sign an android apk file

I am trying to sign my apk file. I can't figure out how to do it. I can't find good in-depth directions. I have very little programing experience, so any help would be appreciated.
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9answers
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install / uninstall APKs programmatically (PackageManager vs Intents)

My application installs other applications, and it needs to keep track of what applications it has installed. Of course, this could be achieved by simply keeping a list of installed applications. But ...

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