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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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Activating Multi User on CM12.1 Android 5.1

I've done the edit to the build.prop fw.show_multiuserui=1 fw.max_users=5 I've done this on a tablet using CM12.1 (android 5.1) and it hasn't activated Multi User. Is there anything els that needs ...
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Bug or feature? Android ignores DNS servers with IPv6 ULAs when in an isolated ULA network?

This has cost me some hours of finally tracking it down, but I would like to know if someone can please shed light on this issue? Android 6 and 7 do not accept DNS servers with IPv6 ULA addresses. ...
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hostapd not working from adb shell

I have a LG G3 running 5.1.1 and I can successfully enable Portable Wi-Fi hotspot through the Settings menu. I can see my portable Wi-Fi SSID on another Android device when enabled through the ...
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How do I get rid of “System Data” that takes up half my hard drive?

So since I updated my phone, there seems to be a mysterious 3-4GB of "System Data" on my phone's hard drive that I can't get rid of. Here are some screenshots of this: I have an LG Leon running ...
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Where have all my wifi credentials gone?

My Oneplus One updated itself to the latest CyanogenMod kernel version a couple of days ago which has caused it to forget all my previously stored WPA keys and preferred wireless networks! I was ...
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How do i forward a text with a link?

I'm using Motorola Moto E (first gen) running Android 5.1. I'm fairly new to Android, I know I could forward message if I tap and press on the message for a while, wait for the dropdown menu to pop ...
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Google contacts not syncing

I have a Lenovo A6020a40 with Android 5.1.1. Local GMail contacts and cloud ones have always been in sync till some day ago. Then, suddenly, without any modification on my phone and/or on the cloud, ...
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How do I get my mobile data to work again, after the new Android 5.1 update?

I am having an issue with Mobile data no longer working. Mobile data WAS working the day after updating to Android 5.1 on my Nexus 5. But now (1 day later) it is not connecting to Mobile data. It just ...
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Phone keeps prompting for pattern confirmation

About two weeks ago my phone started popping up the confirm pattern screen for no apparent reason. It happens whether I'm using the phone or not. I took it into the verizon store and the guy played ...
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Does clearing the cache only clear your cache on a multi-user device?

I share a spare phone with my other half. I have just come to install an app on it and been unable to, due to lack of space. Looking in Storage I can see 400MB of Cached data but when I attempt to ...
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Can I return to Tap & Go when the step has previously been bypassed?

I have a new moto maxx 2, and when I first started it, one of the setup prompts was to use Tap & Go. That was successfully initiated, but did not complete because the old phone turned off. I want ...
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Can't Manual-Sync email after selectively disabling Auto-Sync - Android 5.1

So I have two Google Accounts linked to my phone. The first is my private account which I would like to auto-sync (IE push notifications as soon as an email is received). The second is my work's ...
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Do apps need to be started once to receive background data

I just recently bought my first Android based phone (Samsung Galaxy A3). One thing I noticed (or maybe imagined noticing?) is that I appear to only receive notifications (like a new message in ...
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Missing encryption

I have recently bought an Android smartphone (Doogee X5) with Android 5.1. But I'm having difficulty locating full disk encryption option. There is nothing in security and storage menus. The closest ...
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Brightness level stuck at minimum after upgrading to Android 5.1.1

I have Sony Xperia Z (C6603, 10.7.A.0.222) and the brightness level is stuck at minimum after update to 5.1.1. I have tried: sensor test - light sensor is OK. set brightness via ADB (settings put ...
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Check which app triggers WIFI on

I have a Oneplus One device with Cyanogen OS 12.1. The issue is that my battery history shows that my wifi is always on gets on after sometime and then never closes. I did not turn my wifi on ...
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Disable vibration of the phone, but leave it on smartwatch

I'm trying to figure out the best setting for my Android 5.1 phone during my working hours. When I'm at my workplace, my phone is constantly docked and in set to the Priority mode (this is automatic)....
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Samsung Galaxy S6 edge scroll stuttering

I have just bought an Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone. After updating the firmware to 5.1.1 version, which is the latest Android software for this phone at this moment, there are some issues with ...
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Nexus 5 Lollipop losing cell signal when wifi connected

I believe I first noticed this when I got version 5.1, and am still getting the issue with 5.1.1. If I keep the phone with wifi off, the phone works fine. If I connect to a wifi access point, at first ...
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Cannot sync contacts from Google

My Moto G 1st gen running on Lollipop does not want to aggregate Google contacts from my contact.google.com list. The Contacts app does not allow me to import contacts from Google account. It also ...
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Whatsapp crashes

I have updated my Whatsapp to the latest version (2.18.46) but it crashes as soon as I open it. I don't get any."Whatsapp has stopped working" message. Here's what happens: 1) I click the icon. 2) ...
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Firefox: keyboard freezes several seconds when typing into forms

I open Duckduckgo and Google in Firefox on my Android 5.1 phone. Usually I have multiple tabs open, but not that many. I start typing, and after two or three characters, the typing freezes. I can ...
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link headphone volume to master volume

I have already asked this question on stack overflow without much luck so far, but i figured it might fair better here. I have an android TV (Philips 49PUS6401) I want to connect a surround sound ...
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language is being reset on boot

I have recently purchased a new phone (Laude M8), which is the first Android 5.1 phone I have used, and also the first phone I have used which supports dual SIM cards. I have only one SIM card ...
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Recover Pictures

Ok, so I just dropped my android 5.1 Moto G. the screen is unresponsive and has lines and squares running along it. I was wondering if there was any way to recover photos from this phone, as it ...
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Why does it say that my phone isn't rooted properly?

Question: Why does it say that my phone isn't rooted properly? Also, can it get bricked? Full story: I got some malware, which my antivirus couldn't detect, so I installed an app called "Stubborn ...
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Powersave governor VS Marshmallow Doze

After searching on Google and XDA for an answer (which I didn't find), I decided to pose this as a question here. So, I guess that the majority of us know about the so-called big difference between ...
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Android always shows **Emergency Calls Only**

I have an Android 5.1 phone and since about 2-3 days, my phone always shows Emergency Calls Only in the Notification area: I know that this is not an issue, it doesn't bother me and my device ...
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Make android phone as USB Webcam

I have an Android tablet based on Android Lollipop (5.1.1) and I want to use this device as a webcam via USB. I know some apps could work (e.g. DroidCam or WO WebCam) but they require extra clients ...
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Android 5.1.1 shortcuts

I have a new tablet with Android 5.1.1. I am trying to create a shortcut on the home screen by copying a Web page from the Internet Bookmarks. This was a simple procedure in 4.1, but there is no "...
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Upgrade Sony Xperia M Dual C2005 to Lollipop CM12

want to upgrade my Android OS from Jellybean 4.3 to Lollipop but unfortunately Sony has ended it's support for my phone, Sony Xperia M Dual-SIM C2005. I've searched in google about Sony Xperia M ...
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Cyanogenmod LG G3 crashes and does not boot

I have recently rooted my LG G3 D855 and installed the latest stable Cyanogenmod release (Android 5.1.1 Cyanogenmod 12.1-20151117-SNAPSHOT-YOG7DAO1K8-d855). Every few days it happens that the system ...
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Can't find Smart Lock on Huawei Y6 on Lollipop 5.1.1

My phone is Huawei Y6. I already have a pin lock. Enabled Smart Lock (Google) in Trusted Agents. But I still can't find Smart Lock feature anywhere.
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Nexus 5: How to automatically toggle Live Display in Cyanogenmod 12.1 nightly at a specific time?

I have a Nexus 5 with the last CyanogenMod nightly (12.1 20150917). I have a bug with the live display. Since the auto mode doesn't switch automatically, I have installed Automate, an app that uses ...
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SystemUI/lockscreen malfunction on DROID Turbo

I have a Motorola DROID Turbo running Android 5.1, unrooted, and I cannot unlock the phone because the lockscreen does not appear. This problem started occurring after the phone ran out of battery and ...
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How to use network interface as non-root user?

I want to communicate between my Android device and my Linux box over IP through the USB network interface mode. The device I'm using is a OnePlus One running CM12.1 nightly builds. It's rooted and ...
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How to get OK Google from Lockscreen back? OnePlus One CM 12.1 nightly

I recently updated to the new CM 12.1 nightly on my Oneplus One from the official version because of constant touchscreen issues. The touchscreen issues are now fixed, but OK Google doesn't work from ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 missing Sinhala fonts after Lollipop update

I have upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S5 to Lollipop recently. Now I am unable to see any Sinhala fonts. Any fix for this?
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How can you sync multiple outlook calendars including delegated calendars

So I need to sync a user's calendar to their Galaxy S6's Calendar/Planner they are on the latest OS (Lollipop 5.1), I can't seem to find a way that will allow me to sync their outlook calendar and ...
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Redo one-time setup?

Due to a flaw in the way that Android does decryption*, I setup my devices by skipping through all the first boot setup stuff provided by CyanogenMod and Android. I then immediately go into the ...
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Way to remove fade animation when changing brightness? [Like iOS]

When changing brightness on all android devices I've tried, primarily a Nexus 10 running Rastapop, quickly sliding the brightness slider will result in a smooth fade from starting brightness to ending ...
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Nexus 5 Suddenly starts playing music

I have a google nexus 5 which is a year old. I had no issues with it until recently, from around 3 days ago. Music started playing suddenly from nowhere. It's not from the music player, and it doesn'...
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OS Features missing after upgrade to Android 5.1

I just updated my Nexus 5 from Android 5.0 LPX13D to 5.1 LMY47I. Some components of the OS now seem to be missing. When I scroll with two fingers from the top of the screen I only get the ...
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CyanogenMod 12.1 on Samsung i9500 intl caller echo

I've installed CM 12.1 nightly (currently nightly 20151013) and people who call me complains that they have an echo, and they hear them selves. I already tried the following: Update Nightly (started ...
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Lollipop 5.1 doesn't automatically connect to wi-fi

After I upgraded my Nexus 5 to Lollipop 5.1, it does not automatically connect to wi-fi because Google is blocked in China and then the phone treated it as no network connection. I have tried the ...
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I cannot update my Alcatel Pop 3 (5) smathphone os to version 5.2

I ask for help to update the Lollipop 5.1 operative system on my Alcatel Pop 3 (5) to Lollipop version 5.2. When I try to get an update the smartphone gives me the following error message: /...
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Google Play Services stopped working on my device that uses an AOSP Android 5.1.1

My Juniper Mesa2 tablet has stopped working with anything requiring Google Play Services. I have tried sideloading the APK file and directly loading it. Nothing seems to be working. Is there an ...
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Massive increase in data usage with no change in behaviour

The primary purpose of data connectivity on my phone is checking email. I don't surf the Web when I'm "bored" (I occasionally look up something that I absolutely have to know that can't wait until I ...
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How to fix damaged ext.SD card?

I think my ext.SD card is damaged,every time I select mount it says SD card safe to remove. I downloaded Aparted and it says problem detected in /dev/block/mmcblk. Does anyone have a fix? (tap to ...