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View app's full package name?

I am using Android 4.0.3 and I can no longer find package name for some app. If I recall, I used to go to Applications and has been able to see it there. So, how can I see full package name of some ...
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pm hide VS pm disable -- the identity crisis

What's the need of pm disable when pm hide already does its job? I've compiled some information based on my search and research: click here to see the table (edited). As you can see, pm hide can ...
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Get Nexus 7 tablet out of reboot loop?

Nexus 7 tablet running Android, everything up to date a few months ago. I was trying to cut down on those annoying auto-updates and all those extraneous apps I never use, and apparently did something ...
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Enable a keyboard other than Google Keyboard via ADB

I have got 2 keyboards on my phone: Google Keyboard and AnySoftKeyboard. Google Keyboard is my primary keyboard. I want to enable AnySoftKeyboard as my primary keyboard via ADB (I use ADB because the '...
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What EXACTLY does "pm uninstall" do on an unrooted Android 9.0 device?

There seems to be confusion regarding the behavior of pm uninstall from the ADB shell, see also here and here. Question: What configuration files does pm uninstall write to, is it /data/system/...
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How to list suspended apps?

You can "suspend" user apps via cmd package suspend <packageName> (which acts kind of like pm disable; the differences are explained in this answer by @Firelord), and later unsuspend ...
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How to permanently disable or remove preinstalled apps? [duplicate]

I have an older Google Nexus 4 (by LG), running 5.1.1 Lollipop (latest supported version). I want this to be my daughters first smartphone, and want to lock it down as much as possible. So besides my ...
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Mi Max 2 Xiaomi apps as default immutable setting

I'm using a Xiaomi Mi Max 2 phone. At the last time I was able to open links with a browser of my choice. But now, the "browser" only is imposed. Additionally, there is a lot of Xiaomi tools and apps ...
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Cannot uninstall apps that are not system apps, but downloaded from the play store

I am unable to uninstall apps like Amazon Shopping and Call Guardian from my Android phone although they are non-essential and were downloaded from the Google Play Store. I can only disable them as ...
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How to recompile existing Android ROM without certain packages

I want to be able to take any version of Android ROM from any device, decompile it, remove certain packages (browser, Google Play, etc), and then recompile it, just without those packages. So it would ...
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Can I disable Passpoint somewhere on the OS level (not GUI)

I'm using a version of Android for the Raspberry Pi and PasspointManager is causing the machine to crash and go into an endless boot loop. Is there any suggestion for a way to disable Passpoint on ...
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App whitelist in stock android

Is there a way to create a whitelist for apps in stock android? Ie. I would like to limit what apps are possible to launch, for example by password protecting them. Anything resembling kiosk modes or ...
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Messages from other android users not registering

I've noticed that my galaxy s10 has problmes processing(might not be the correct term) messages from other android users. First, if im using my galaxy buds, it will skip reading messages from other ...
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