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Run 2 infinite 'C' executables from single android app [on hold]

I have 2 executable named 'mixer' and 'streamer' kept in my /system/bin folder. I want to execute them in parallel. Both executable contains main method and are infinite. I tried the below command to ...
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Pre-install some apps so they can be uninstalled without root by user

Can I (As a AOSP builder) pre install some apps so after burning on device, they can easily be uninstalled (like regular downloaded apps)? I am already familiar with system apps and priv-apps but as ...
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SD card write permission issues after restoring from backup to an identical phone model

I've been using LineageOS 14.1 on a rooted unlocked Samsung S7 (G930F) for a long time. My phone started dying, so I rebooted to TWRP and managed to take a full backup to the SD card before it died. ...
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How can I set up a tablet, and restrict the user from installing apps/reconfigure device?

I bought a Lenovo Tab 4 (Android 7.1.1) tablet for an employee, and I want to configure the device and install the needed apps, and prevent the user from making any changes or installing new apps. ...
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Why my phone is sending some other phone number as my caller ID and for SMS?

I've been using LineageOS 14.1 on ZUK Z1 for quite a while now. One problem I am facing is, sometimes my phone sends text messages from some other number which I don't even know. This also happens to ...
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microphone issue

You cured my dialer issue wham bam let's see what you can do with this. Maybe unrelated but the same time the dialer got turned off the microphone went to only working on speaker phone. Appears to be ...
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How to stop WhatsApp form forcing me to update?

It is good to update WhatsApp to get any new features or bug fixes. I have been using WhatsApp for long time. But, almost each month the chat is disabled requiring me to update. I am running a metered ...
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What is this system tray icon? [duplicate]

What is this icon? It appeared today and I've never seen it before. Android 7.1.2, Kyocera DuraForce Pro, Verizon
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Android nougat 7 sharing apps between each other, limitation

I just moved to Android nougat 7 I am running Galaxy j7 which is Rooted on a custom ROM. to my utter dismay after upgrading to Android 7, certain share options have now disappeared. from my gallery ...
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After flashing TWRP, device no longer boots

I just got a device running Android 7.1.1 (an BQ Aquaris X5 Plus to be precise). Fine device, and all – unlocking the bootloader was as easy as enabling bootloader unlock in settings, and running ...
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How to keymap controller button by time of pressing interval?

I want to map USB/BT controller button to press Q button in device but if I hold button for example more than 1 second, press W button. Is it possible? Is there any app that could to this. Root ...
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Home button, Notification Bar, and Recent Tabs not working

I have an Asus Zenfone 4 Max with Android 7.1.1 OS and the home button doesn't seem to be reacting with the software (probably ZenUI Launcher) because it doesn't work or go back to the home screen but ...
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Auto Boot for Rockchip RK3399 box, carputer application

I'm trying to outfit my car with an android TV box as the brain for the in car entertainment. I have a Yundoo Y8 which is RK3399 powered. I've basically got everything sorted but powerering on. I'd ...
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Can't use different launcher than default (s905x tv box)

I have a tv box with s905x running android 7.1.2. When i try to use different launcher than default (droidlogic mbox launcher), it force close it. I searce the android log and i found that the error ...
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Can't download offline packages in Google translate

I have the same problem as this guy How to fix the problem of offline packages not downloading in Google Translate? But the answer there, that is clearing data of the download manager didn't work for ...
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How to remove battery charging Symbol from status/notification bar in Android AOSP? [closed]

I want to remove battery charging symbol from the status/notification bar? (near to digital clock). As I have installed the Android AOSP on a development board which has not battery, so want to ...
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WiFi says connected without internet, but works fine

I am connected to a school WiFi network and I am able to access webpages and my apps work fine, but Android says I am connected but have no network. The issue is that Android defaults to mobile data ...
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Extremely high packet loss (90-95%) after several hours of Wi-Fi usage

I installed LineageOS x86 14.1 (Android 7.1.2) to a laptop (HP Pavilion 10 TS Notebook PC - e010nr), and it works just fine, except for an odd Wi-Fi issue. After a few hours of being connected (...
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LineageOS 14.1 browser keeps saying “Download Unsuccessful” at 30-35%

I recently installed LineageOS 14.1 x86 (Android 7.1.2), and have been having issues downloading with the default browser. Every download starts working, but then fails at around ≈30-35%. I have: ...
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How to create shortcut for USB tethering in Nougat 7.1?

I dont want to install a separate app for this. Is there a way to have a USB tethering (note that I'm not asking about wifi hotspot) shortcut on the home screen or notification panel? I saw a forum ...
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How can I make my phone synchronize data more reliably?

Problem My phone, Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, doesn't like synchronizing my data. Sometimes it takes hours for my email and chat notifications to go through, and if I take some photos, it is very ...
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Lineage OS 14.1 for huawei kiwi : latest update bootloop

I manage to get OTA updates on my Huawei kiwi device and since I have TWRP installed. Its easy to update directly. Latest update of 27th July 2018 failed to reboot. At first it rebooted to huawei ...
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Manually trigger MediaScanner to scan files on Internal Storage on Nougat/Oreo

I often manage my files in Termux with scripts that use the mv command to move or rename them. I want to manually trigger MediaProvider to scan my internal stroage (/storage/emulated/0) or a given ...
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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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How to swiftly hide on-screen keyboard with a gesture?

I'm using an ageing Nexus 6 with stock and rooted Android 7.1.1. The problem I have with most multi-featured keyboards is that they don't hide timely with my pace of app usage. So, with animations ...
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How to have a single tap “App info” shortcut from Recents screen?

I'm looking for a way to launch App info of an app when its icon is clicked in Recents (Overview) screen. So far, my search has resulted in nothing fruitful. I'm aware that Gravitybox prior to ...
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Moto g4 play doesn't vibrate after upgrade to Nougat 7.1

My son's G4play phone OS was upgraded last week from marshmallow to stock Nougat 7.1. Since then vibration is not functioning at all, either for calls, notifications, or "vibrate on touch". Any fixes ...
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Battery drain and bad mobile-data Sony Xperia Z5 compact Nougat 7.1.1

I charge my phone in the evening and have it turned off over night. So i turn it on in the morning with 100% battery. However after the 7.1.1 update the battery life has gone to shit. I used to go ...
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How do I remove share menu suggestions?

Every time I use the share feature to share a photo in Android 7.1.1, it suggests people who are not in my contacts and contacts I have not spoken to in years. My phone can't be rooted and the ...
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How to do I change all my default save directory to one folder?

Is there an app or settings (asus zenfone zoom) to change all my default save directory to one folder. This folder will be the "inbox" of my phone.
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Add swap support to Android

I own Samsung Galaxy GT-i9082, Trust me, its really very slow due to its low RAM i.e 1GB only. I have Installed Custom ROM of Lineage OS From XDA but it still doesn't supports swapping which is the ...
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Reduce space between icons on home screen without changing icon size

I would like to reduce the space between the app-icons on my home screen without changing their size, so that I could fit more icons on one screen. The size of text or buttons in menus should not be ...
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Write to SD card to android in Windows 10

Im trying to put some music on my SD card but i've left my micro sdcard reader at home. I do have my charger cable. I can see the files of the sd card on my laptop. But I can't write my music from my ...
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How to stop undesired foreign devices from connecting to our hotspot on Android?

I am facing a problem regarding Portable Hotspot. As you can see in the screenshot below (click image to enlarge it), when I enable my device's hotspot it shows 3 devices connected immediately but as ...
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No permissions allowed even though the permissions granted

I have an app on my Android 7.1 device. As you may see in the image; app has no granted permissions even though I explicitly gave the WiFi permissions to this app. I am sure some of the ...
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how to stop motorola moto G5 from automatically rebooting?

I have a Motorola Moto G5S (it is displayed exactly like this in the about/status config) running android 7.1.1 (stock ROM from my telecom) Sometimes it reboots out of the blue, even when I am using ...
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Recover phone data from encrypted Android phone with broken screen (still being online)

my phone's touchscreen (OnePlus 3) got broken entirely yesterday (black, unresponsive, cracked => total damage!). Considering investing in a screen repair I'd really would like to know if there's any ...
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Problems installing Lineage OS 14.1 on Lenovo P2 (black screen/blue LED)

I have a Lenovo P2 (42a) with Android 6, which I tried switching to Lineage 14.1, as my carrier hasn't provided any security/OS updates since 2016. I have previously done this with my old Motorola ...
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Android x86 Stuck at A N D R O I D x86_64:/

I downloaded Android x86 7.1 from Android x86 Project website. I have made a Virtual Machine for it in the VMware Player. It's stuck at VMware settings are as follows: 1 Core, 2048 RAM, 20GB ...
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How to disable “Alarms only” mode that activates during each call?

On my Moto E4 / Android 7.1.1 the "Alarms Only" mode auto-activates itself during each call. It happens during every call, no matter, if this is placed or received call. As you can see on following ...
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PDFs are taking too much time to load

I am currently using Acrobat Adobe Reader on my Nokia 2 with Nougat 7.1.1. For some documents which are really large with a lot of data the PDFs are taking too much time to load.
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Disable double click power button opens camera

I am running Lineage OS nightly build (2018-04-28) on my Samsung S4 mini (3G). As titled, I want to stop the function of opening the camera when the power button is double pressed. I have searched ...
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Volume Panel Android 7.1.1

Ever since Android 7.1.1 I am unable to find the page (activity screen) to set, on one screen, the volume for the various audio outputs, such as notificatios, media, etc. Is there such a screen ...
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How to bypass only position independent executables (pie) are supported on android N?

How can I bypass only position independent executables (pie) are supported on android N(lineageos 14.1,vega Iron)? This xda thread made me infinite rebooting. Also I cannot rebuild the app.. ...
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Sony Xperia X on Nougat, Cell Information app won't stay off

I recently bought an Xperia X to replace an older sony phone I had. After getting it set up, there is an application called "Cell Information" that constantly shows in my notification bar. the only ...
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Disable screen turn-off from proximity sensor during phone call on Android 7.1

This question has been asked before but the answers do not apply to the current android version (e.g. here is an answer for 2.3 and here is a question marked duplicate for that answer; I also tried ...
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Open Gapps doesn't open websites

I have an Android 7.1 phone with ResurrectionRemix and Open Gapps installed. When I try to open a website in chrome or in google search the Gapps crash... How can I fix this?
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Quickly turn screen lock off and on on Android 7

Often there are situations where I access my phone frequently (every few minutes) and I don't need the screen lock. Always going to settings → security → screen lock to change the settings is very ...
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How to get Android 7.1 on Moto G5?

As (partially) mentioned here, I've been using Moto G4 prior to purchasing Moto G5. On Moto G4 I went from Android 6.0 through 7.0 to 7.1. I assume that Moto G5 is a successor (next generation) of ...
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App Icons for Apps on SD Card Disappear on Reboot

I have a Motorola Moto E4 running Nougat 7.1.1, security patch level of March 1, 2018. The phone has a 16GB SD card in it, which is installed as internal storage, not portable, and it has a number of ...