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Detecting a Bad File

I have an LG STYLUS 3 phone and suspect that it may be remotely controlled or linked to another person. What do I look for to know whats up?
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Porting on different partition table

I have two OFFICIAL builds for my device: - the first one, based on 3.10.65+ kernel, with Lollipop 5.1 and - the second one, 3.18.35+ kernel, with Nougat 7.0 The first build, has the bootloader ...
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Invalid boot state in cmd

I wanted to install Oreo 8.0 on my moto g4 plus .. so I started to unlock my bootloader with minimal and drivers and moto manager on Windows PC ... When I entered my unique code it shows invalid boot ...
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How do I automate a specific action via a physical button?

Simplified question: How can I send my location via Telegram with a physical button? On iPhones this would be simple. When jailbroken, you can define any custom action you want for any physical ...
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How can I clone a microSD card from a 32GB card to a 128GB card so that all saved/cached data is recognized on a Motorola/Lenovo Moto G5 Plus?

I've tried using file explorer with hidden and system files viewable to copy across all files from the 32GB to 128GB microSD card but when I try to view offline videos in YouTube for example it's ...
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Fullscreen UI When In Landscape

AOSP ROM I think we all know what i'm talking about here, when you are in Landscape mode the UI "shinks" down and just occupies the middle of the screen. I wanna know if there's a way to make that ...
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Why some Android ROM doesn't have font style option?

My phone doesn't have option to change system font. while many phones have this option why only some phones doesn't have this option? How can i enable that feature without using a third party app?
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SD Card not recognized by phone after formating as Internal

I recently formated my 16GB SD card as internal on my phone running Noughat[Hurricane Galaxy]. I instantly went along with it without rebooting after formatting. I instantly pasted some file to it(I ...
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KDE Connect Cannot Use SD Card?

I'm using KDE connect from my Kubuntu 18.04 desktop to try and connect to my tablet (Tab A 10.1 running Android version 7). The internal SD card registers (I can see it) in Dolphin (File Explorer), ...
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Change Resolution of HDMI output (USB-C / Slimport)

I have been working on this problem to avail I want to change the screen resolution of my EXTERNAL monitor connected to my android phone. Phone is android 7.0 LG v20, and I am using a USB-C Hub with ...
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How to use wifi and hotspot at the same time on android?

Is it possible to create a Wi-Fi hotspot from an Android device using its Wi-Fi connection rather than Cellular data? Without the help of any third-party application(Like Netshare)!! By changing ...
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Apps stay in background even after turning the phone off

I generally see this in all the Android phones I ever had. I have certain apps in the background and then turn off the phone. If I turn it on again the next day these apps seem to still be in the ...
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Recurring error in logcat: MAL-RDS : ( rds_ru_3gpp_status_ind, 1603) [RDS-E][RU][EVENT_RU_DM_3GPP_STATUS_IND] Invalid u43gpp_status:0x8

Newbie here, so be kind! :) Got a new Android phone (a China-made G9 4G, not a very popular brand, claimed to be running "stock" Android 7.0). I've been looking at its logcat output to see if there ...
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Text Suggestions without Autocorrect - Android 7

I'd like to have Text Suggestions (that bar with three suggestions) but I don't want any sort of auto-correction. In Android 6, these were separate things that you could switch on and off ...
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How do I get calendar alerts to display before the event begins?

I use Google Calendar a lot for work. On my PC I get alerts appearing 10 mins before an event starts, which is great. However, on my Galaxy S7 running Android 7.0, the alerts I get appear anywhere ...
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Toast message: Failed to init Google DNS, switch to host IP method

Recently, after unlocking my phone screen (Samsung J7 Pro - J730, stock ROM, Android 7 Nougat), I usually receive a toast notification saying: "Failed to init Google DNS, switch to host IP method". I ...
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Google Photos backs up only cover photo from burst mode photos

When I take picture on my Moto G5 Plus, I long press in my Camera app to get multiple photos. From what I have read, it is called burst mode. The photos are stored in the /storage/emulated/0/DCIM/...
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WIndows Antivirus reports Arp Cache Poisoning Attack by Android device

A Windows computer running ESET reports Arp Cache Poisoning Attack by the IP of my android phone. It's Redmi Note 4, MIUI 9 Global Stable, Android 7.0. I scanned it with Avast, Malwarebytes, MIUI ...
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Where is the /data/system/called_pre_boots.dat file in nougat release?

ACTION_PRE_BOOT_COMPLETED is published after every system update and this information is available in /data/system/called_pre_boots.dat. However, in Nougat this file is removed. Question: Is this ...
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Samsung S7, Wifi keeps disconnecting

I've searched around, and so I can ensure that this is not a duplicate. Smart Network Switch is off Keep Wifi on during sleep Wifi works excellent for other devices Wifi disconnects randomly even ...
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Android tablet connected to the Wi-Fi but constantly losing internet access

I've been using a new Lenovo Tab 7 Essential running Android Nougat for two weeks now and basically since the very beginning, I've been suffering from problems regarding the internet access. While I ...
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Setup proxy for mobile data on 7.0 android no root & ip address question

Ok so I'm running Android 7.0. Rooting doesn't seem like an option for the phone I am using, so I got a few questions: 1. I've tried to edit the APN settings and it even pops up 4gLTE, but the browser ...
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Android phone Bluetooth connection with Android head unit keeps dropping

I recently bought a used car and it has a (relatively new) Android head unit (i.e., the main radio unit is an Android tablet). The head unit itself is pretty slow and reflective in daylight so I want ...
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Only some apps on my moto g5 have internet access

I have had a Motorola Moto G5 for around a month now and today, suddenly it seems that apps like Instagram are unable to connect to the internet. I have restarted the phone, restarted the modem, ...
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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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New to this sort of thing: Attempting to figure out a long lost Google account on Android

I am very new to this sort of thing and I am really liking the possibilities that are achievable with Android. I wasn't really at all familiar with this until a few days ago and some of the things ...
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Redmi Note 4. ADB pm uninstall some packages, Stuck in Reboot

So I wanted to remove some apps pre installed. I connected to my Redmi Note 4 ( Nougat ) via adb shell. Used pm uninstall -k --user 0 <name of package> Removed the following packages. com....
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Symbolic link permission denied

I'm trying to create a symbolic link on my Android N phone, so that my photos are accessible from the Pictures folder. I want to be able to sync all my pictures in a single folder using Syncthing. My ...
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Control the order of From List on my Gmail Android Composer

This might be a silly question for StackOverflow but it's bit irritating me and maybe it will be to others? How do you control the order of "senders" on the "From" selection account on GMail when ...
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Character not rendering correctly in Chrome

I recently got a new phone (Samsung Galaxy S8) and i noticed that this "ꜜ" symbol renders as a box in the Chrome app. Screenshot: My old phone, a Huawei Honor 8, did not have any problems with ...
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How do I turn off speech-to-text censorship in Android 7?

This was the most recent article I found on it: https://www.howtogeek.com/303489/how-to-disable-the-profanity-filter-in-google-assistant/ Problem is that the triple dot dropdown menu isn't there. I ...
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adb shell error: device not found (Ubuntu)

I am complete novice on adb. When it comes to Android I could be classified as "dumb user" - trying however to get one level up, hence playing with adb: $ ./adb shell error: device not found $ ./adb ...
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Intrusive Google Play Store advertisements appear as soon as I start charging my phone

I get these types of full screen ads as soon as I charge my phone: I don't even have to unlock the screen, the ad sound starts playing as soon as I plug in my phone. In order to get rid of it, I ...
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Doogee S60 - Can't hide/change battery icon

I'm using a Doogee S60, on Android 7.0 Nougat, rooted, with Xposed and GravityBox installed. I'm seeing this weird issue where my status bar has a non-standard battery icon, and I can't seem to ...
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Can't boot into 7.0 Nougat in VMware Fusion

I followed these instructions on how to Install Android 7.0 Nougat on VMware. I am using VMware Fusion on a Mac. I've found little difference between VMware Fusion and the instructions provided. I ...
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How do I set the default user?

My device (Moto G5 Plus/Android 7.0) has two users: Foo and Bar. Foo is the default one, created when I've setup my phone. How do I set Bar as the default one and change Foo to be the secondary one?
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how to understand DUMPSTATE logs

Completely newb here, I have the dumpstate logs but not sure what to look for. Problem: When running in KIOSK mode for our devices, they completely crash. If in non-kiosk mode, then it's fine and ...
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Motorola G4 random no internet via WiFi

When connected to WiFi at home, my Android phone randomly says there is no internet connection with the WiFi and it switches to 4G. There is no notification of this. An exclamation mark will be shown ...
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Can 5GHz wi-fi be disabled in Nougat?

I have an ASUS Zenpad 10 that I travel with a lot, as in I'm connecting to other people's networks where I have zero control over the router settings. Since upgrading to Nougat 7.0 the tablet now ...
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“Install overnight” option does not apply update over night

When an update to the android is available, there are three options what to do with it: Install now Install overnight Later When I select "Install overnight", the notification bar says: "Update will ...
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How can I make recent applications stay in the list longer?

I recently upgraded my phone to Android 7. Now the recent applications in the "overview" I get when holding down the "box" system button are removed very quickly, sometimes within minutes, so that I ...
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How to fix the problem of offline packages not downloading in Google Translate?

I'm having a problem with Google Translate and downloading offline packages for any language. I tap the download button next to the language, it says "Starting download" and the indicator is spinning, ...
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Should Factory Reset return the phone to the original version Android installed on it? [duplicate]

I tried factory resetting a Samsung Galaxy S6. To my surprise, it left Android 7.0 on it, and didn't reset it to Android 5, which is what was originally installed from the factory. Is this normal? ...
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Local IP address of Android device connected via Ethernet

I have an Android Tablet with Android 7.0 connected to my network via an OTG RJ45 Ethernet connector. I know how to get local IP address when connected via WiFi, but not via Ethernet. Any idea on ...
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root and sub Contact folders in Outlook not visible in Android (Moto G5 Plus)

I've discovered a problem with syncing Contact folders on the Moto G5 Plus running Android 7.0: Basically, You have no option to see or choose alternative contact folders located at the root of the ...
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Setting/finding Android 7 encryption password

With some hassle I updated the 2016 firmware on my Lenovo P2 to Android 7 (I think my carrier decided that their own app was more important than security updates). Now that I wanted to put the TWRP ...
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Cannot add gmail to unmonitored apps (battery usage) to get notifications in battery saving mode

I want to have instant Gmail notifications even in battery saving mode (which typically blocks apps from background CPU/network usage). I found these amazing instructions for Android 6, however when I ...
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Probe request on 2.4 GHz vs 5 GHz

I'm looking into pattern and amount of probe request that Android phones are sending out. I have noticed a difference in amount of probes on 2.4 GHz vs 5 GHz, there are alot more on 2.4GHz, why is ...
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Checkbox for outdoor brightness in Samsung Galaxy S7

I had a Samsung Galaxy J7. It was great when I walk outdoor because the brightness can be adjusted marking a checkbox in the notifications bar Recently I switched for a Galaxy S7, unfortunately, this ...
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Android 7.0 drops wifi connection to router without internet connection

I use a TP-Link TL-WR702N mini router to provide a wireless connection to my Nikon D4 DSLR to operate the camera remotely via my phone or tablet. The camera acts as a server when doing so. This ...