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Screen turns off during call due to problem with proximity sensor - Xperia Z3 compact

I'm using Sony Xperia Z3 compact running Lollipop 5.1.1. My proximity sensor is really faulty (Works only when I press hard on the top left corner of the phone). I'm sure it's the proximity sensor ...
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3answers
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Is there a way to exclude an app from Doze?

Doze has been bringing great benefit for my aging Nexus 5. But sadly, its presence also marks an end for my WhatsApp Web experience; since their "web" app is actually just a mere "interface" and still ...
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2answers
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Is there a way to enable the ringer/notification sounds only when using headphones?

Let me explain the scenario: I always keep my phone in vibration mode (no ringer, no notification sounds, just the vibration), since I'm a forgetful person and I'd end up forgetting to turn the ...
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3answers
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How to set one Ringtone for Contacts and another for non contacts?

Is there an Android App that can perform one ring for anyone in my Contacts and another ring for anyone not in my Contacts? I know how to go in and set individual ringtones, but I have 350 contacts. ...
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1answer
5k views

Turn off beep sound when pressing volume up/down buttons on lenovo s660

Here is the sound on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-H5ZOVelLEw The sound video was uploaded by a person who has the same problem as me, though he has a smartphone of another model. In ...
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2answers
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How to block all apps notification except sms and calls?

By accident I made a reset to all apps notifications, and suddenly I have a machine gun of notifications popping up on the phone. Please, I know it's a smartphone, but it's still a phone and I merely ...
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1answer
3k views

Decrease default vibration length on notification?

Is there any way to decrease the duration of vibration on receiving a notification? I want to keep it short, like you can do it for WhatsApp messages. I'm running 5.1 on Moto G 1st gen, not currently ...
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1answer
2k views

How to launch app when phone is connected to a specific Qi wireless charger?

I have a Qi charger in my car and I wanted that my phone launched the dash cam app when the phone starts charging on this base. Is there any API to detect the ID of the Qi charger? Besides the API, is ...
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1answer
872 views

“Priority only” as default mode - Marshmallow

When I try to change the "Notifications mode" using the volume key, it always defaults to "Alarms only" mode, but I would like this to be set as "Priority only". I know I can swipe down to access "Do ...
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1answer
1k views

Custom ring tone for callers who block their caller ID?

How can I set a custom ringtone for callers who block their caller ID? I don't want the same ringtone for callers who don't block caller ID but are also not one of my contacts (otherwise, I could set ...
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2answers
310 views

How to prevent brightness when battery reaches high?

I leave my phone (Samsung Galaxy 4 GT-I9506, Android 5.0.1 lollipop) charging on my table when going to sleep. It reaches full after some hours often. It is so annoying when the display becomes bright ...
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1answer
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Turn off the notification sound at system level - Android Marshmallow

I have an OPO 3 and I was wondering if there is a possibility to turn off the notification sound for all app, but I would like to retain ringtone sound as well as vibration. Normally on Samsung S6, ...
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1answer
1k views

How to automate command line when specific application is launched?

So basically I want to run a few line of code each time a specific application is launched and closed. Is there application which could do that ? (Busybox ?) I actually have to print it my self in ...
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1answer
1k views

How to ignore a call?

When someone calls me and I don't want to pick up nor reject (sending to voicemail), I silence the ringing and have to wait until the ringing is over before I can use my phone again (the screen is ...
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1answer
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Stop vibrate for incoming calls and text messages from certain contacts

For certain contacts, I want to silence vibration for incoming calls and SMS messages. I am not asking about silencing the audio notification and ringtone. This is already well documented.

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