Questions tagged [android]

An operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. It is developed by the Open Handset Alliance led by Google.

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"Cert authority invalid" error from Chrome on Android when viewing my website which uses Lets Encrypt

I have installed and activated open SSL (letsencrypt.org R3 version V3) on my website. Website is working fine in Desktop browsers (Chrome, Firefox....) but in Google Chrome Android, I get security ...
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Some Android browsers don't cache Apple Touch Icons

Looking at my server logs, I found quite a few Android clients that don't cache the Apple Touch Icon and reload it on every page view. I have the following in the <head> of my HTML pages: <...
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Identify a user agent consuming massive bandwidth downloading and uploading specific files but never sending a referrer

Blank HTTP_REFERER user agents are downloading and uploading a couple specific files to and from our server! This is causing HUGE bandwidth and CPU usage. We blocked blank referers on our CDN and ...
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Android webserver/mysql stops after some hours of activity (generates 503 status)

We have a number of Samsung android devices running Bit Web server or Kick Web server (and previously KSWeb) and have encountered a recent issue with the web server and mysql server processes being ...
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Replace adsense with admob in webview app

I've made a webview app for my wordpress website. I'm using Adsense. I recently found out that one can't use Adsense in mobile apps. I want to replace my Adsense units with Admob. Somebody told me ...
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different host path for web and android for app indexing

As per google's recommendation we use following meta tag for android application indexing: android-app://<package_name>/<scheme>/<host_path> Example : <link rel="alternate" ...
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Why is GoogleBot crawling HTML pages as JSON using as referrer the one from my android app?

Recently, I started finding in my logs errors caused by missing templates for pages that reasonably should have them, i.e. REQUEST_PATH : /foo/bar.json HTTP_HOST ...
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Why is AdMob paying less for Interstitial Ad clicks?

So, last month my app got from AdMob about $3 for all the ads displayed, and for a click on an Interstitial Ad I was getting paid about $0.40. From the start of January 2020 I noticed that the users ...
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How do I handle 404 errors from Android Google Quick Search Box?

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has a Drupal website, example.com. In Google Analytics, I'm noticing a lot of strange 404 errors that are coming from android-app://com.google....
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Search Console for Apps - Does the Association of your app with a website help in any way with app store optimization?

I have added my Android app property to my Google Search Console account and now I can use Search Analytics report to see the keyphrases that drive organic traffic to my app on play store. My app is a ...
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Can alternate Android browsers (such as Firefox) use features not supported by an older default browser?

I frequently use http://caniuse.com for quick web browser support reference on particular HTML/CSS element. There is "Android Browser" column with a note that reads: Android browser/WebView ...
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Seo and Android WebView

I want to know if android WebView is effective on site SEO or Not. I have a WebView loading Google.com then i search my Keyword and find my expected result and enter it. Is it approved by google and ...
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Chrome for Android - Auto-refresh Causes Inaccurate Analytics, Wasted Resources, and More

So I need a way to suppress the auto refresh feature for mobile Chrome on Android (or any other browsers that act that way). If you are not aware, mobile Chrome has a tendency to constantly refresh ...