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How to disable annoying “chat-heads” for Whatsapp

After a recent update (Android 9.0), I have noticed that Whatsapp Messenger notifications come up similar to how Facebook Messenger notifications are delivered - with a chat head. This is a circle ...
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Will apps exempted from background optimization be affected by low-battery triggered energy saving?

I disabled optimization for Whatsapp. I want to limit Whatsapp only if the battery is low. Does LineageOs 14 ignore the whitelist on low battery out of the box already? I'm wondering about this ...
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Delete free apps from library

Like the title implies, I want to delete free apps from my Play Store library. I don't want to remove paid apps because I obviously paid for them so that means that they are useful to me in some way ...
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Is it possible to change the ip settings for ap0?

I was wondering if it's possible to change the gateway IP of ap0 to like 192.168.43.2 so while the device is working as a hotspot some other apps on your network would detect your device. but also it ...
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What is this notification icon about? [duplicate]

There is a new icon of an S in a circle showing up in the notification bar and I don't know what it's for. Does anyone know? What app or website is it from? Please do not mark as a duplicate again. I ...
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How to enable to disable custom notification from phone? [on hold]

how can I have something like this for my app. My app uses 3 different service and I need something like the attached image for my app. Is it possible ?(https://i.stack.imgur.com/cSz0K.jpg)
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Unable to get USB file transfer working on Oreo 8.1

My son has an LG Xpression Plus running Oreo 8.1, and he's having trouble enabling USB transfer (MTP) when connecting to a Windows 10 PC. The phone used to allow USB transfer, and now it simply ...
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HTC desire 530 battery drains fast

I tried everything to prevent my battery from draining, but noting seams to help. I've tried a new battery, power saving apps, getting rid of apps. Is this a software issue? Would a rom help with the ...
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app does not show up in search results [on hold]

I have developed an app and hosted it on play store. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=fi.iki.ashar.iscute But it does not show up in search and therefore can not be installed on any ...
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samsung galaxy a3 (SM A300h) frozen

my samsung galaxy a3 (SM A300h) screen has got frozen i cannot retrieve my data as the screen pattern lock cannot be unlocked 1) i do not have a samsung account 2) tried connecting mouse, but OTG is ...
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Accuracy on Android Wear devices [on hold]

How accurate are the readings such as pulse, blood pressure, number of steps, and km walked readings on Android Wear devices? Thanks.
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Android camera intent for 3 images destroys and recreates fragment and crashes onActivityResult [on hold]

There are 3 imageviews on which I want to set image captured from camera. Camera intent is fired from a fragment, picture is being captured, but when returned to app fragment gets destroyed and is ...
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How to disable android on localhost folder

When I connect my android phone to wifi, using a desktop PC connected to the same wifi I can see a list of folder that belongs to my android phone called android on localhost (as shown in the ...
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Reusing adopted storage

I have sdcard formated as adopted storage. I have also root and made a copy of encryption key which is in /data/misc/vold dir. I'm using it to access files on sdcard on PC with Linux. I'm planning to ...
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How to prevent apps from entering immersive mode in portrait mode?

Some games in portrait mode will enter immersive mode automatically, and my navigation bar and notification bar will be hidded, and it is really annoying for me. Is there a way to prevent that from ...
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How to unite several .apks into one? [on hold]

I'm making a quiz app for Android using MIT App Inventor. It limits the maximum size of an .apk to 10 Mb, so it is not possible to add more content into game. However, it's possible to launch another ...
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Internet And Wifi, Both are not working Except for Whatsapp Which is working fine

In My Lfy Water 1, both internet and wifi ain't functioning, i cannot use any browser, youtube, gmail, but Whatsapp is working fine. I'm using vodafone 4g, it shows 4g and full strength network on ...
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Every so often, the volume on my Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will oscillate wildly. How do I make that stop?

I feel sort of weird repeating the title of my question verbatim, but...Every so often, the volume on my Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will oscillate wildly. How do I make that stop? Preferably in a way ...
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How can I sort applications by cache size?

How can I sort applications by cache size? I can applications by data size in Settings -> Apps storage: but it doesn't take into account the cache size, which can sometimes be significant: I use ...
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How can I stream audio from my PC to my phone w/o bluetooth?

My g430's broke, sent in for warranty. I would like to use my bluetooth headphones instead through my phone because this is only temporary and I don't have bluetooth on my PC. How could I stream audio ...
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Accessing system files

How do I access the individual files of my Android, as in moonactivecoinmaster, then cache folder, then asset bundle. Do I need a rooted phone to do so? I have already opened to developer options
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Umidigi F1 battery percentage

I recently bought a Umidigi F1 smartphone, and I can't figure out how to enable battery percentage to always be displayed in the notification bar. If I go to Settings -> Battery there's no option to ...
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power measurment tools in android?

I am interested in app power measurment and recently I use Trepn and I have no idea how it is working? I search in Qualcomm forums and the only thing that if found is this: It gets its power readings ...
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Android automatically setting Chrome as the default browser eve though I change

I don't want Chrome to be my default browser. I set my default browser to Firefox. Then when I click a link, It opens in Chrome again. I get back to default apps settings to check and I see Chrome is ...
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How can I disable ability to make outgoing call, messages but keep incoming calls?

Is there some Android app, which could be installed while enabling a password - that blocks ability to bring up Dialler, Addressbook/Contacts, Messaging application screen, but still allows incoming ...
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Is it possible to install a clean Android on new Amazon Fire HD 10?

I see that Amazon is selling Fire HD 10 for $99. Aside from not wanting to see their ads I am deeply suspicious of Alexa spyware and not interested. I have seen claims that FIre HD 10s 2017 could be ...
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What if the phone is off and is not connected to an internet? [on hold]

Can the phone be tracked even if it is off and not connected
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Can I repurchase apps so they can be shared with my family library?

The documentation states: Any apps or games purchased after July 2, 2016 are eligible to be added to Family Library. If you purchased the app or game before July 2, 2016, it’s eligible for Family ...
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how do I connect an android phone to a Linux wifi? [duplicate]

I am using my Debian Linux computer (called 'theresia') as a wifi access point. I can use the network from iOS, Meego and Maemo, and from my other Debian machine obviously, but none of my Android ...
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Storage problem in redmi 5a?

Am facing storage issue on my redmi 5a.I have a 32 GB model.But in that I have only used around 4GB for the apps and its data.But its showing 21 GB of data I have used for apps and its data.Why this ...
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Communication networks [on hold]

A mobile device has an active TCP connection to a server. The network decides to assigns a new IPv4 address to the mobile device. How can data transfer over the existing TCP connection continue after ...
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How to restore GBWhatsApp chats & media from Google drive, when you've forgotten the email address you used to back up

My GBWHATSAPP became obsolete & I couldn't access it anymore to be able to do a proper backup and it was equally challenging to update it directly from the app. After several trials, I ...
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android file transfer

When I plug my phone into my PC it prompts me to either allow access or deny. I allow access then my PC gives me an error saying that I do not have access. I have tried several cables, and different ...
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what is the purple icon in notifications? help [duplicate]

what is the purple icon in top left corner](https://i.stack.imgur.com/iCRkF.jpg)
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(fastboot) waiting for any devices

I did in all the ways still it's not working. I was doing with Lenovo K8 note. Even in the device manager, it's proper I looked for almost every tutorial.
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Install Protobuf on My Rooted Android Phone

Folks, I have a rooted android phone. It has protobuf 3.0.0, based on the shared libraries I found in the path /system/libs/ inside the phone using adb shell I want to upgrade to protobuf 3.6.1. How ...
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Transfer third-party app with offline data to new phone

I've purchased a new phone and have transferred most of the data from the old device to the new one using various means. There is one app, however, that does not have account login, so I cannot save ...
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How to create a Web Service for Android [on hold]

i have a rather small issue i need to clarify. i made an app during the last couple weeks that implements a map and uses coordinates to bring out nearby enterprises etc. My supervisor has asked me to ...
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Unable to download apps from playstore [duplicate]

I am not able to download any apps from my google play store....it is appearing as downloading but is not actually happening in real...i have tried a number of times to dowload apps..but in vain.......
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Ho to use Android Auto in Poland?

Does anyone managed to successfully use Android Auto with any car based in Poland? My Motorola Moto Z2 Play fails completely when I am trying to connect it to my Toyota Aygo 2018+ (tried many good ...
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Adding custom bootup script to android-x86 nougat

I've been happy using android-x86 nougat on my system. Thanks to everyone who made that work. I'm now trying to make one small change which is that I want to run a custom init script (a shell script) ...
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Completely compromised, but how?

I'm hoping a few geniuses out there can lend there wisdom, I'm at a complete loss. Or maybe I'm the simple type. I would like to assume I'm "hacked" but the situations I've been through lead me to ...
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Why isn't there any option of 'undo' in Android smartphones? [on hold]

The question is pretty much self-explanatory. I don't get why there's no option of 'undo' in smartphones running on Android OS. By undo, I mean undoing text(CTRL+z), a very basic feature available in ...
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Bixby command to rotate the screen?

On my Samsung S9 the Bixby application is updated, so I can remap it to applications or commands. How can I create a command to rotate the screen?
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Phone Auth by Firebase does not work [on hold]

I was trying for several days to implement the Phone Auth by Firebase but with no success. I fallowed the steps from their official site: https://firebase.google.com/docs/auth/android/phone-auth So,...
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Does Digital Wellbeing affect battery life when the phone is not used?

I know the point of this app is to reduce usage of the phone (specific apps), which results in longer battery life. And maybe reduces battery usage a little by making the screen black and white, when ...
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WhatsApp notifications, cannot turn them off

Ik have the Nokia 8.1 with android 9.0 (pie) and I am having troubles with Whatsapp. I want to turn off group app notifications (especially the vibrations and sounds), but I want to keep the ...
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SD card not detected

My ZTE Maven 3 suddenly lost all data on SanDisk 8 GB and I don't have a way to back up & reformat. I then bought a new SanDisk 32 GB card and now my phone will not even acknowledge that the new ...
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Why is my new HTC desire 530 battery draining?

I got a new battery for my HTC desire 530 and the battery is going down at about the same rate of my old one. Could it be the OS causing it, or is it something else? I did not root it .
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Can I have my Google Assistant “bedtime” routine set an alarm that will use a routine automatically?

When I use the google assistant "Bedtime" routine, I have it do a few things and one of those is to ask me what time I want to set the alarm. My mornings are pretty free, so my alarm can vary. ...

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