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Android GUI: Y Axis Inversion

Somehow the Y-axis of my Android display became inverted. I'm looking for a way to return it to normal. At this stage I don't care if it's a real solution to the original problem or a workaround. ...
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Xbox 360 wired controller isn't recognized in Android 6.0 (BQ Aquaris M10)

This weekend I decided to add the keylayout for an Xbox 360 wired to be able to use it on Android, because now it just only blinks when I connect it. I searched in the site about other people that ...
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Sticky Wi-Fi issues but “Aggressive Wi-Fi to Cellular handover” turns itself off?

My phone suffers from what is apparently called "sticky" wi-fi. In other words when I am of some proximity outside of my house the phone sees my access point and believes it's connected but it doesn't ...
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How can I get Ethernet adapter and still be able to charge my tablet

I found this adapter to add Ethernet to my android phone, but looks like doesnt power the device. Is there a way to have Ethernet connection and still be able to charge the device at the same time? ...
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Permissions not working on Android 6.0.1

So the app requires camera permissions, however even though showing them as granted in the Android applications menu, the camera displays a white screen when being accessed in the app...After further ...
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Stuck onhonor logo Don't work anything :(

I have two issues: 1) When I go to power on my Honor 4x (Che2-L11 ) it gets stuck on honor logo boot page. This has happened to me once before so I downloaded from the official Huawei website the ...
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What do I do to decrypt my SD card as I forgot the encryption pin set on Samsung J8

I have recently bought a Samsung J8 android phone and encrypted my external sd card with a pin number and now forgot it too. I can't figure out the encryption pin I have set on my sd card and now I ...
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How to change clocks position in Android 6.0

I have a quite simple problem: my screen is partially broken so I don't see clocks in it's default position, it looks like 13.XX and I don't see XX because screen is just black there. So I want to ...
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How can I change the default phone number for a contact?

I have seen this and this, but on my phone, a MotoG3 with Marshmallow 6.01 and what seems to be the built-in Contacts app (same version as the OS), long-tapping the number only gives Cut/Copy/Paste ...
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Track data traffic on HTC with Android 6.1 for more than the last month?

My HTC M9+ has a built in data counter. Unfortunately it is reset every month. Is there a way to find out how much data I used up previous months or year? I haven't factory reset the phone for at ...
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RCA 11 Galileo Pro Google Lock Bypass [duplicate]

RCA 11 Galileo Pro (RCT6513W87 DK) google lock bypass methods?? Can't get passed setup wizard because its google locked. bought it off internet and seller wont give me info
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Enable Live Wallpaper on Lockscreen for LG Tribute HD

With LG Tribute there is no option to set a Live Wallpaper to Lock, only homescreen allowed. Is there some kind of Hack to work around?
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How to configure DNS properly while two LANs are running?

The device can't ping www.google.com but ping 8.8.8.8 is okay. My OS is Android 6.0.1, the kernel is 4.1.15 I've tried the resolv.conf and /etc/hosts. But these methods seem can not work on Android. ...
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Problems with the DNS Network part (or maybe virus/malware-related) on Android 6.0 Marshmallow (Alcatel Vendor)

I've been experiencing some strange problems maybe that be related with the DNS Network part in Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and could mention these two origins as the main likely sources of problems: • ...
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How to remove old Android images/packages/apps?

The initial setup on my Android device was using 4gb of space. After several upgrades it's using 7.5gb and most of that is Android OS crap. Personal files and non-Google apps are on an SD card. I need ...
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My HTC one M9+ doesn't perform background tasks when idle but push notifications work

I have an HTC One M9+. After the update to Android 6 (two years ago?) it stopper performing background tasks. For example: FeedMe - an offline RSS-reader. 100 000+ installs. It is set to download new ...
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Can I bruteforce adoptable-storage SD card to recover data?

I got an LG G4 (locked bootloader, no root), on which I enabled adoptable storage on with adb a few months ago. Today, I tried to put a SIM card in the first SIM card slot, which was under the SD ...
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Android tablet has 45 GB free but shows low space warning

So this tablet is pretty new. Hardly even used it. But when I tried to put videos and large apps onto it, it constantly gives me a "insufficient space" warning. it comes with 57.61GB of storage ( no ...
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How to install apps with adb shell and how to backup device settings and restore to an identical device?

I am searching for days and I am really confused on what should I do and I decided to look for help here. I have a rooted by default Android device (box) and I have changed some of the device ...
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Why can I enable a hotspot on Android 5 but not Android 9 with same sim card?

I have two phones, an old Nexus 5 running Android 6 and my new-ish Pixel 2 running Android 9. I have only one sim card (Cricket). I can enable a hotspot on my Nexus but not my Pixel 2, which says "To ...
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On a multi-user Android device, when Google Backup runs, whose data will get backed up?

If it's enabled, Google Backup does two things. A) It runs "key/value backups", maybe once every few hours, and it stores the data in the Android Backup Service. B) It runs "Android Auto Backups", ...
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Pattern unlock not working after OS upgrade to android 6.0.1 Sansung J7

I upgraded my Samsung Galaxy J7 device from system update menu. It was working fine after the upgrade but it is not accepting my pattern after the restart. I don't remember the PIN also. I have ...
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ADB shell input keypress play/pause doesn't work in Netflix/Hulu Android apps?

I'm trying to control my Android Box (running Android 6.0, my guess is a modified version of a phone's os, definitely not the official android tv os) via adb for a home automation project & I'm ...
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How do I control how many processes run in the background on Android Marshmellow 6.0?

My tablet has a tendency to run kind of slow, and I think it's because there's too much running in the background. How do I control how many things get started at one time?
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I used “FIND MY DEVICE” feature. Now phone wont start

I went to Google Dashboard - Find My Device and tried the PLAY SOUND. The phone got into non-responsive state. I tried to reboot the phone, but now my phone doesn't boot. Device is XIAOMI REDMI NOTE ...
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Black and frozen videos / images in apps (Snap, Instagram, FB, …)

I have a Blackview A10 under Android 6. Many times in a day, images are black or videos become black and frozen, thus I have to reboot my phone to be able to see it again, until it starts to become ...
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how can i access All application which is using INTERNET in Android

i want to access all application which is using Internet at the background of our mobile phone kindly help me how to find applications which is running on Internet at background.
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Cannot install ANY Facebook app. Be it regular, modded or even lite

Patient: Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime MIUI 10 v8.8.23 beta by xiaomi.eu Android 6.0.1 What happened: Annoyed with Facebook app burning my eyes, and unofficial mobile wrappers being generally slow and ...
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Vodafone smart prime 7 SD card issue

I recently got a Vodafone Smart Prime 7 smartphone. I want to extend the internal storage of the phone to 32 gb using a MicroSD card. When I insert the card, the phone detects it "New SD card ...
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Popups with promotion

Sometimes, I'm getting popups on my Samsung S8 with promotions. Especially it is annoying during navigation with Google Maps. How to disable popups? How to know which application is responsible on ...
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Delete inbuilt apps completely after rooting

I have a Samsung Galaxy on7, running on Android 6.0.1. It has a lot of pre installed apps that I consider bloatware. I want to remove them completely from the phone. Recently, I tried removing these ...
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Upgrade the OS from 5.x to 6.x [duplicate]

How can I upgrade from 5.1.1 to 6.x in order to utilize adoptable storage?
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Can't format SD-Card as internal storage - Meta / Expand Android

I have a Xiaomi A1 with Android on it and I use my Samsung MicroSD Card Evo+ 128 GB, as an internal storage. For no reason, it's stopped working and asking me to format it. The issue is, the device ...
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Moto e2 doesn't recognise mobile network, what can I do?

My wife has recently switched mobile operator and now can't get mobile data. Phone calls and text are OK. WiFi is OK. Going to Settings -> More -> Mobile Networks -> Network Operators shows a list of ...
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Prevent bloatware which gets reinstalled from starting

I had a problem with this app (I found on a package with the same name on Google Play, but I doubt it's the same thing) which kept getting installed all by itself again and again, and once istalled, ...
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Android owner locked: Can't update phone

i am samsung galaxy tab E user. I don't have custom recovery system in my device. The owner of tablet is locked and I forgot the password. I know the google account signed in owners it's mine but ...
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Can I unlink ringtone and notification volume on Android 6?

I have installed this volume control app on my Android 6.0 phone in order to tune notification volume independently from ringtone volume. However, when I tried to do that, I got the following dialog: ...
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Show which photos are not backed up to Google yet

I was using Google Photos in my Samsung J7 + Android 6, and it overlaid a small symbol on each photo which was in my phone and not synced to G Photos yet (I had disabled auto backup, so I did it ...
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How to copy the phone number of the sender of a text message in Android default messaging program?

How to copy the phone number of the sender of a text message in Android default messaging program? Does one have to go through "create a new contact" through the + menu, or is there any faster way? I ...
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How can I view which program wakes up my Android screen?

From time to time, I see my Android screen turns on. How can I view which program wakes up my Android screen? I use unrooted Android 6.0 on LG4. The screen is locked.
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Problems After Android update

I have a Samsung S6, I've recently (2 days ago) received a notification for a new update rolled out by Samsung which installed instantly. However, from that time i am in trouble with charging my phone....
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How can I get rid of Android Is Starting Optimising App, On A Chinese Phone?

From time to time I get the "Android Is Starting Optimising App" message. I understand that there might be an option to reset it My phone is like the one in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
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How do I delete podcasts downloaded by podbean?

As far as I can tell from looking at the settings, all I can do is listen to the podcasts, and then the program will delete them. I'd prefer if it didn't download them unless I tell it to, and allow ...
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app not installed in marshmellow 6.0.1

I am trying to install modern combat 5 blackout in my Android marshmalow but when I install the app it shows app not installed. the app is installing fine in other phone(KitKat).I have tried ...
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Terminal stuck on “<waiting for any device>” after /fastboot oem unlock command

I have been trying to unlock my phone's (Samsung Galaxy J5) bootloader with almost no success. I used adb for the process but it always gets stuck at waiting for device, after fastboot command ./...
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How to export notes from the Notepad in Huawei P8 Lite

There is an app called Notepad (like Memo) on the this phone. There doesn't seem to be an option to export them and when I connect my laptop with USB to the phone I can't identify where the notes / ...
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Samsung S7 Downloaded Photos are Corrupt on PC but view OK from Android Gallery. Issue started after Android internal storage got all full

So I usually take videos and photos and then get a message from Camera app that I can't use the app anymore since phone memory/ram is full. I usually connect to PC and download and delete from phone ...
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Is there any options in Vivo V5 that in silent mode vibration can also be stop?

I have Vivo V5 Android device with Funtouch OS provided by Vivo company. In this device, when I switch profile mode from General to Silent. It cannot turn off vibration. I want to turn off vibration ...
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recover from sd card image using the key file in the phone [duplicate]

My android phone (6.0.1) died and was not charging. I removed the SDcard hoping i can recover some photos, but was not successfull. I took the image of the SDcard and then started using the SDcard in ...
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How do I know If my phones Bootloader is locked or not?

I want to flash TWRP & SuperSU to take a backup, but I read that if you flash TWRP with a locked bootloader it would brick my device & wipe my data, now that would just defeat the purpose. How ...