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Where is the Developer options in the Settings on the S6? [duplicate]

On the S3 it was easy to find. I clicked on everything under Settings. I can't find it. Where do I access it?
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How to switch to Developer mode in Android 4.2.* [duplicate]

If you get the Android 4.2.* version phone, you will notice that there is no Developer mode any more. How can you switch to Development mode?
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Unable to locate USB debugging option [duplicate]

I have reset my samsung galaxy note 3 to the factory! Currently, the android is 5.0 and I am not able to locate developer options to enable the USB debugging information. Any idea? Model Number: SM-...
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How can I view and examine the Android log?

There is a lot of interesting stuff in the Android system log, that is helpful in many ways find root causes of problems identify misbehaving apps How can I view and examine the Android log?
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How to check what apps are running in Android 6.0?

I used to be able to view what apps are running in the background under settings/apps for 5.1, but in 6.0 you can only see what apps are installed in the same location. Does anyone know where to view ...
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How to enter USB debugging mode in Cyanogenmod

I just installed Cyanogenmod 11 on an HTC One, and now I'm completely unable to connect to it via USB from my Linux PC, so I'm unable to transfer any more ROM or applications. How do I enable USB ...
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Page up and page down in web pages and elsewhere

I can't figure out a usable way of scrolling page by page. I'm using Android 4.1 (stock Android from Google). I have root access if needed. I want this especially in the default browser, but a ...
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How do you see Memory usage in Android O?

Prior to Android Oreo I could see Memory usage by going to Settings > Memory but this does not exist any more since upgrading to Android O. Is there any way to see this now or has it been removed ...
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Hide Developer Options in Android 4.2

I know how to show the developer options menu. How do I hide it again?
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ADB on Ubuntu does not recognize Nexus 4

I'm unable to get my Nexus 4 phone recognized by ADB on Ubuntu (12.04 with a newer kernel installed: 3.8.0-30-generic). Developer mode is enabled on the phone. The device shows up in lsusb: $ lsusb ....
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Error code (ERR_ACCESS_DENIED) Local HTML file on SD card with Chrome

I cannot access local HTML files at external SD card on my Lenovo S6000 within Chrome. It is mounted at /mnt/extSdCard. Browsing to file:///mnt/extSdCard does show this message: The file at file:///...
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App continues to consume battery long after its closed

I use tunein radio app in the morning. After my use, I close it via exit button, and don't use it for rest of the day. But hours after the use, I have observed it draining over 10% of my battery. I ...
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Huawei G6 no longer enable USB debugging

My Huawei G6 can no longer detected by my computer. My phone charges but doesn't show any USB debugging in the notification bar. I tried many USB cables but it just charges. Any options how to debug ...
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Is there a grayscale mode for the Samsung Galaxy S5 (and other Samsung phones) on Marshmallow?

The Marshmallow update for Samsung phones (mine is a Galaxy S5, but the Note series has the same problem) seems to have removed the ability to turn on grayscale mode when activating power saver mode. ...
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How can I get the history list of times I started using an application?

I want all the timestamps of every time that an app has started running. I tried searching in the Play Store but I didn't find one. I downloaded an app called AppUsage which shows the Last Launched ...
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How to change device name for Kindle in Nexus 7 2nd Generation (2013)

I just got a Nexus 7 2nd Generation (2013) with Android 4.3. I installed Kindle, and the device shows up named [my-name]'s Android Tablet. In earlier versions of Android, I can go to the About ...
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How to turn on USB connection to PC

I bought a KingSing K5 Android phone, and there doesn't seem to be an option for turning on USB connection to PC (to transfer files). I have the Google USB driver installed on the PC, but when I ...
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Enabling adb on Beaglebone Black

I have successfully loaded TI-Android pre-built image on a BBB which was downloaded from here. Everything works well on the device. I have been trying to enable adb without much luck. Basic HW and SW ...
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Nexus 10 handwriting apps always lag

So I just bought a nexus 10 and among the many reasons for getting one, I want to take notes with it. I've bought myself a nice stylus that works wonderfully on iPads and my galaxy nexus phone. ...
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Improve load time/animation on lock screen (Samsung S7, Android Oreo)

The animation of the lock screen takes a little while, maybe half a second before showing any information. It's disguised as a fade in animation. This is annoying because pressing the home button to ...
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Simplenote shortcut to open a new note

I would like a home screen shortcut that opens a new note in Simplenote. I know I can easily set up a shortcut that opens up to the list of saved notes where I can open a new note by pressing the pen ...