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How to share files between a regular account and a work account?

How to share files between a regular account and a work account? I've researched and I can't find anything. What I am missing?
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7 votes
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List of ADB settable permissions

I am searching for a list of permissions that can be set with adb. I could just iterate through all permissions and ignore the failed ones but i'd rather filter out the ones that i know can't be set ...
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How Android's permissions mapping with UIDs/GIDs works?

Reading the book: Android Security Internals I'm reading at Chapter 2 - Permission Management paragraph that permissions are assigned to application at install time by the package manager with a ...
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How to Play Sound from Termux when using Linux?

I have a problem with audio streaming that I can not listen audio from Pulseaudio when using VNC with a Linux Desktop Environment. However it works if I export the audio to XSDL. But the problem is ...
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2 answers
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How to perform a hot reboot using the terminal emulator?

How do I perform a hot reboot on my device using the Terminal Emulator? I do not have busybox installed, but my phone is rooted. EDIT: I am looking for a solution to perform a hot reboot(see Quick ...
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Are multiple-users protected from each other differently than apps?

I confess that I come from the happy world of unix computers, and am used to the concept of user accounts and hence group gids and userids uids. For the occasional usage of an untrusted app (i.e. ...
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How is the list of apps allowed to install another apps populated?

On Android 8.1, If I go to "Settings" > "Apps & Notifications" > "Advanced" > "Special App Access" > "Install unknown apps", what determines which app are in this list ? On my phone, ...
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How to check IMSI/ICCID on MIUI10?

Is there any way to view IMSI and ICCID numbers of my SIM-cards? I didn't find such menu neither in About-Status nor anywhere else.
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How to configure and Enable WiFi Hotspot through terminal without root

How can I configure and enable/disable the WiFi Hotspot using the terminal without root? Also I want to kick a user from my hotspot using the terminal.
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1 answer
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How much privileged GMS Core is in the Android Stack?

The GMS Core has a ton of capabilities and doesn't seem to perform like a typical application (as in an Application living in the 'Applications' layer shown below). I would assume it would have more ...
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Who is the "shell" user during ADB session?

In the Android environment, who is this "shell" user that I'm SSH-ing through ADB, as I attempt to see how much I could do with my Amazon Fire 10 tablet? Said user's level seems very, very ...
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Is there a way for a website or app to view the contents of my internal storage without my permission?

I see there are a lot of articles about the restrictions imposed on JavaScript in Windows Chrome. It can't access the filesystem of a user without the user himself uploading it to the server of the ...
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How to grant “Allow always” for Geolocalization to an app?

I’ve got an android mobile phone. It’s a Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro, with MIUI Global 12.0.1 (Android 11). I installed 3 applications for global position background tracing: OruxMap Komoot View Ranger ...
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Do permissions have to be declared in the manifest for an app to have the access they provide?

I was using Universal Copy for a while to be able to copy text from fields that are not normally able to be selected, but due to it being able to see all contents on the screen when running, I would ...
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How can I record call using c code(c executable that can run on Android-Linux) on rooted Android device?

I want to record a call that is called by my application for the call test purposes. We record a call and compare it with a high-quality WAV file to determine the call quality. But the call recording ...
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