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remove pic in quick setting grid

In the "quick settings" grid you get by pulling down the right-hand end of the notification bar, the top-left item is a photo. I'd like to edit or remove this photo, but when I tap it, it says "The ...
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Google Play Games profile fails to change my game profile to public

I've been experiencing a problem with the 'Play Games' app from Google on my tablet. When I go to my profile, I see a message showing me Your Game Profile is hidden Touch to change this ...
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How do I make my profile icon use the same image on my google profile?

I'm currently using Nexus 6P with Marshmallow. I have not added other profiles on my device. Why does my profile icon not share the same image used on my Google account? I recalled this working on an ...
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Can personal profiles be removed on work devices?

We're looking at rolling out 100+ android devices and would like to lock them down to managed profiles. This is mainly to prevent excessive data usage (youtube and the like) - Android for work allows ...
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Setting android-for-work profile on Samsung Galaxy Tab

I have being trying to set a android-for-work profile on my Samsung Galaxy Note Pro but the only thing that I managed to do is to define a new normal google profile. I have successfully set my ...
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Parental lock: use parental lock app on my profile, or use restricted profile, or use full account with parental lock app?

I want to use a single tablet for myself and the kids: 1 adult, a 6-year-old, and a 3-year-old. But whichever path I choose, I seem to run into problems. This is the only really related topic I found ...
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How to switch user profile based on password / lockscreen pattern

Currently, I have a family use tablet running on 4.2 Jellybean Model is Ainol Novo7 Flame, a cheap Nexus7 alternative. Nexus7 is quite expensive in my country on its release so I bought this one ...
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Setting up android-for-work profile on a Samsung Galaxy tab

I have been trying to set up an android-for-work profile on my Samsung Galaxy Note Pro (SM-P900) but I have not been successful so far. However, everything works fine with my Nexus 6. To start the ...
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Android tablet, user profiles, change owner?

How can I change which user profile is the "owner" profile? Possible? Running 4.4.2.
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Support for Multiple Users on same device

Is there such a thing as a "current user" on Android and a way to switch it? I'm interested in getting a Motorola Xoom and would like to share it with my wife when at home. For my Windows laptop we ...
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Does a non-owner user profile have rights to wipe an Android phone?

My work is pushing the use of Sophos Mobile Control (SMC) for MDM purposes so we can sync our email to our personal devices. I have a Nexus 5 with Android 6.0 (stock) and my intention is to create a ...
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How to import Google profile picture to contacts and user?

I would like to use the image from my Google profile as the image for both my contact and my user profile on my Android 5.0.2 phone. When I go to select an image for either it only lets me choose from ...
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How do I change my photo in my message threads?

I have an LG Optimus Elite and I am running the stock ROM. In my text message threads, under "Me" where my messages are, it shows one of my contacts, rather than my Facebook or Google photo. How do I ...
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Override Google+ profile picture for my contacts

I have a contact with a Google+ account. Whenever I search her for Hangouts or call, I get the picture from her Google+ account. It does not matter if I go to google.com/contacts and I set up a new ...
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Recover user profile image

Android 5 has options to have users, so multiple people can use the device. I had my Motorola G 2 set up to use multiple users, but it now only has one profile which would be nice to recover the ...
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Why would external Storage Location be unavailable in Play Music and Play Movies?

I have a Galaxy Tab S running Android 5.0.2. I also have a 32GB SD card installed. Supposedly I should be able to set Play Music and Play Movies to download to the external card, but those options are ...
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Shortcut to switch profile on CyanogenMod

On my Android, I was looking for configuring profiles and under Settings found that I can configure profiles and there are some pre-existing ones like Home, Work, Silent, etc, with further settings to ...
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Override WhatsApp contact image with the chosen Contact Image

I dislike how people use full body pictures for their contact images when it's a small image. When I link the accounts in my Android, I chose a picture that looks good and helps me identify them ...
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Do applications run in user profiles that are not active / run in background profiles?

I configured 3 user profiles with each their own google account on my device (Nexus 5 with Android 5.1). When I switch the user profiles, do the applications keep running in the user profiles that ...
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Cyanogenmod Profile Issues

Every time I reboot my phone new profiles are created and existing ones lose all settings. For example restart my phone 3 times I will have 3 profiles of each default one all with no settings. Anyone ...
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Bluetooth Headset Profile and the Nexus 7?

I purchased the Nexus 7 3G to install as the radio in my vehicle. I stream all media from the tablet via Bluetooth to my factory head unit. However, I have two main issues to solve before this ...
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Can I switch owner and secondary status for two profiles?

I have a tablet with an owner and secondary profile. Can I switch them so that the owner becomes a secondary, and the secondary becomes the owner? Suggested tag: secondary-profile
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If the owner installs an app can a secondary profile use it?

It appears that in Lollipop secondary user profiles can no longer install APKs from unknown sources. So, if I install an APK from the owner profile, can I give a secondary profile access to that app? ...
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Tasker profile always get loop

im new to tasker and want to set a profile. I made a profile when 8pm to 10pm + open android central app, will run task to launch filter app. In the filter app run shell to hit on button and hit ...
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Can't delete any files in my download folder

asus sl101 slider running cyanogenmod 10 This problem actually started around when I upgraded to cm9.1 and I think I got an error that my android profile had changed or something. from that day ...
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Cyanogenmod - What is “Notification mode”?

I think I'm misunderstanding the profiles options in Cyanogenmod regarding notifications. Here's what I'm trying to do: I would like all notifications to pop in the status bar, but only the phone and ...
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What is the name for a non-owner user profile?

I have an Android tablet with two user profiles. One is designated the "owner". How do I refer to the other profile (for example, when posting questions here or logging tickets for an app)? I'm ...
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What are Cyanogenmod's profiles good for?

I just installed ICS CM9 on my Galaxy Note and I am puzzled by the "Profiles" setting. It seems to allow me to set-up different profiles (home, work, etc) and associate settings with them, eg enable ...
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Profile change does not affect ring mode “normal”

Yesterday I flashed the newest cm11 version on my s3 lte (i9305) together with the pico gapps. It was the same version I had on my phone before, I just wanted to clean everything up. After setting up ...
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Tasker does not recognise incoming calls

I have a Galaxy S4 I9505 on KitKat. I use Tasker for various things. I am trying to set up a "caller announce" when I am in the car. So I want to create a profile which when a call comes in announces ...
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How to turn off “applying profile” and “profile applied” notifications in Tasker

Whenever a new profile is applied there is a small gray round popup at the bottom of the screen that reads "Applying profile: {profile name}" and then "profile applied" I want to stop these ...
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Profile Question on Android Tablet

My background: I'm 30, my mom is 68 and terrified of technology. I gave her her first computer 2 years ago, and she's visibly terrified to use it, so I bought her a tablet for this Christmas. ...
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How to make Android GMail app to show my picture next to my email messages?

I have a user profile picture selected for my own Google profile. This picture is visible in my GMail settings and works fine with web versions of GMail: This profile picture shows successfully next ...
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Tasker double WiFi activation with 'or' statement

I have a Tasker app on my tablet, I want to make a profile which will trigger silent mode when 2 conditions are met: Connection with WiFi Network A is lost and either network B or C is connected. I ...
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Read access to /data/data/com.android.chrome/app_chrome/profile on a Nexus 10 [duplicate]

How's this for a catch 22 - I would like to make a copy of the full folder structure starting at the path above. I have explored: Finding ways to move the app onto the internet data storage (SD card ...
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Is there a way to change sound profiles based on GPS position?

I thought heard about an app that could change sound profiles based on GPS position, but I forgot which one it was. Is there any way to do this?
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Is there a way to automatically change notification ringer&volume, differentiating email, sms and calendar via profiles?

I'm aware of this question about different notification settings for different apps. But changing the settings manually like that is time consuming. It would be nice to integrate these settings into ...
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Tasker: Variable with value “Name of Profile/Context”

My Tasker version: 1.3.3u2m; Android: ICS 4.0.4 To every Profile or Context I can set up Name. And I wanna use this Name with Tasks. Let's take an example: I have Profile with Name "SampleProf" In ...
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How to change facebook profile avatar and cover photo from Android app?

I cannot change my avatar and cover photo from within the Facebook app. I can do that using a browser. Any idea?
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Switching profiles based on networks availability

While there are plenty of apps to switch profiles based on various triggers (time, position, ...), Llama being an excellent one for instance -- I did not manage to find any which would from time to ...
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HTC One S vibration keeps getting turned on for normal profile

I have a HTC One S with stock ROM (latest update) and stock launcher, no root or anything. Android is 4.0.4 ICS. HTC Sense 4.1. In sound settings, for the normal sound profile, I turn vibration for ...
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Why are my contact pictures blurry and how to fix it?

Since the switch from Android 2.x (2.3.7) to 4.0.4 ICS I notice that all my contact's pictures are blurry. Some of them come from g+ profiles but most are self added on a gingerbread phone. Why are ...
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Scripting a whole bunch of actions

I am using the stock / vanilla Android on Galaxy Nexus. What I want to do is setup an advanced "profile" kind of tool which does a series of steps one after another depending on what I ask - for ...
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Are there intents for controlling Cyanogenmod profiles?

I'd like to use Llama. Instead of its own profiles I want to keep using the ones provided by Cyanogenmod because of their better integration. Is Ist possible to change them using llama, ie are there ...
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Google contact sync photo rotated

I have enabled contact sync with my Google account on my Google Nexus phone running Android 4.1.2. One of my contacts' profile photo appears rotated to the left instead of being upright as set by the ...
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Vibrations or not depending on phone position

Is there any chance to disable phone vibrations when phone is in straight horizontal position? (eg. on the table). I want to have vibrations turned on only when I have it in my pocket, close to the ...
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Cyanogenmod: Profile redundancy?

I use Cyanogenmod profiles (on a Galaxy S2). I've created a couple of custom profiles, "Silent" and "Totally Silent", and I switch to them by doing a long press on the power button. But I've noticed ...
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Bluetooth hands-free profile

Trying to get a computer to act as a headset/hands-free device (I have a USB bluetooth device that states that voice data is compatible), however I cannot get either of my android phones to pair and ...
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“Button: Camera” and “USB Plugged” not working for Tasker?

I saw Tasker on my friend's phone and I tried out a simple profile. I wanted the Camera button to vibrate the phone. Nothing more, nothing less. The setup is as follows: Button: Camera Priority: ...
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Switch between ringer and vibrate based on schedule?

Certain times of the week I would like the phone to be on vibrate and other times of the week I want it to be on ringer. I would like to setup a schedule for these changes to happen automatically. Can ...