Questions tagged [8.0-oreo]

Please only use this tag if you feel your question is specific to Android 8.0 Oreo. It was officially released on August 21, 2017, on Pixel and Nexus devices.

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Help me un root S7 edge

I tried to root my S7 edge running on 8.0 with King User.I used a PC I did not get error with the king root program but went i check through the root checker app it says the phone is not completely ...
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Howto downgrade any app to the previous version without losing data on android oreo?

Howto downgrade any app to the previous version without losing data on android 8.1 ? EDIT 0 : Nota Bene : Here, Fairemail is given as an example, my question is not app specific but Android specific. ...
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How to stop android from realoading app after I left it to do other things in my phone

My phone keep reloading previous app I use as soon as I left them to open other app. Everything become incredibly slow. Why android force-killing process I still use? I can't upload anything because ...
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Help searching for unindexed files in Android files with ADB [duplicate]

An mp4 file was deleted accidentally on a Galaxy S9/android 8.0 phone and I'm trying to find it in the Android file system with ADB shell. I'm looking for help with the commands and directories as to ...
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all google product app isn’t loading or working. what to do?

Google services like Youtube, Gmail, assistant, Docs, google app etc are not loading or working. The loading bar appears but nothing happens. Play store loads everything but when i click install it ...
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How can I use my Android Phones to remember more than 200 Paired Bluetooth devices?

My In house app communicates with Bluetooth device (In house) via an Android Phone; I require a device (Android) to store pairing information for more than 200 devices (Bluetooth); Currently, I am ...
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Cheap phone disabled flashing with mispelled error message

I have an 'Advanced A4 2019' phone from BLU, and it's known to have spyware. I wanted to flash the phone's recovery with TWRP to install a custom ROM, but I can't seem to enable flashing. It runs ...
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Called 112 (emergency) but no record in call log?

Last week I called 112 for an emergency. Later I saw that this call was not logged. In the past these calls were logged. Any ideas why this happens?
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Where can I run a .sh script on Android without root?

Lately I've been playing around with .sh scripting in Android. At first I used BusyBox and it's integrated scripting utility, though I quickly realised that coding on the phone isn't the best, so I ...
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How to clear forgotten lock pattern for android 8.0.. without lose of data and using any softwares?

I am using Honor 7a model in India. I had forgotten my pattern completely.I tried following 2 ways without lose of data.but it is not working . I tried ADB Manager - It supports lower versions. Dr....
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What's inside the Android A/B-Update payload.bin?

I am using Android 8 for an embedded device, with Android Verified Boot 2.0 secured via HW-keys, and A/B OTA update (no streaming). I want to make sure that the software on the device is tightly ...
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Disable “Unkown sources” setting in Android Oreo

In previous versions of Android one could go to Personal > Security and there disable the Unknown sources setting in order to install freely APKs from unknown origins. In Androi Oreo this was changed ...
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Skip update during set up and go straight to Google Account sign in

I've got a phone that's having problems updating to Android 9. It constantly fails the update saying "Installation Problem" with no further detail. However, I don't need the phone to update right now, ...
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Resize split screen on android Oreo

I think the title is clear When in split screen, if I drag the center bar it goes back to the center. I need to eliminate this bug ASAP Thank you ahead . Moto G6 - XT1925-5 OPSS27.82-87-6 ...
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What in the chain is causing my phone's MicroSD Cards to fail?

I previously asked this question before, in a since-delete account, but now the cases has increased to 2 with no change in my usage. So... I'm trying to figure out what, in my workflow, is causing ...
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Can't add multiple alerts for Exchange account event in Google Calendar

I have an Exchange account for mail and calendar, and use Google Calendar to sync with that calendar account. It has a default setting for two alerts for an upcoming event, one day and two hours ...
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Data connection is disconnected while talking with phone

I see that my Samsung A5 running Android 8 drops data connection when I am talking with the phone app. I mean, while data connection is ON and I see 4G icon, by placing a call or answering a phone ...
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How to remotely control an android phone without using the screen?

Ok Today I got a problem where something looking like a blue ink stain progressively leaked inside the screen in 6 hours until things turned from blue to completely black until nothing can be ...
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What is the fastest way to shutdown unrooted Android phone?

Sometimes I need to have my phone shut down as fast as possible. In older phones I was able to remove the battery, but after some "innovations" this feature is no longer present. Is there any better ...
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Android 8 delayed notifications

Every once in a while my device get "stuck" - I send an SMS or Email, and they are received only after 10 minutes or later. The device can be "stuck" even when the phone is on, and running other apps. ...
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Android- audio output randomly cuts and comes back to BT headphones

It happens more often when I'm moving the phone but I can't seem to get audio to stay on my headphones. It doesn't show the audio output dropdown before it switches but when it does it says the audio'...
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In Android 8, during video recording, how the data is saved to disk?

In Android 8, during long video recording, 1) how often does the recorded video data is written to internal storage? 2) What is the size of each piece of data written? 3) Is the data stored ...
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How does SuperSU check if a phone is rooted?

I have a rooted custom device (Android 8.0), I can use adb and run su and do whatever I want in the shell. But SuperSU or any other app cannot find root. I have made a symlink from /system/xbin/su to /...
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Cannot adopt SD card as internal storage

I cannot get my Xperia XZs phone with Android 8.0 to adopt a new SD card as internal storage. Card is Samsung EVO+ 256GB. This is what I do: Open Settings > Storage It shows internal storage (32GB) ...
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App doesn't send push notifications

I've one app (ISS Detector), that doesn't send any push notifications for month. The notifications for this app are enabled in the settings and in the app itself. On other devices, the app sends ...
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Always require PIN to unlock device

Is there any way to always require the user to enter the PIN (instead of fingerprint) to unlock the device? It seems that as soon as you add a fingerprint to the phone, now it no longer requires the ...
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Can I view the type of notification that an app is showing on my lockscreen?

I would like to know how to view which type of notification from an app is being displayed on my lockscreen. For example above, Netflix is suggesting something to watch. The notifications available ...
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How do I root a Mirage Solo with Daydream?

Has anyone successfully unlock the bootloader and rooted the vr correctly? I can't find any documentation. I will very much appreciate any ideas.
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How to tell Android Oreo I want to close app completely after it leaves my screen?

Is it possible to set some byte to ON, telling Android Oreo to close application completely after I close it on my screen? Like if I was doing something in application, then pushed "home" button and ...
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How could I make “Do not Disturb” block Facebook Messenger popup?

I have DND (Do not disturb) enable from 8:00 - 17:00 (Priority only), but the Facebook Messenger still can popup, how could I make Do not disturb feature to work on Facebook Messenger? I'm using Sony ...
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Is there a way to improve voice to text results?

Lately, I've been doing quite a bit of dictation using the voice-to-text functionality. For the most part, it's all right but it's developed some annoying behavior. Regular words are getting ...
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Google Maps always turns screen on

I've been using mobile Google Maps on a variety of Motorola Moto phones so far in two "modes": actual driving suggestions (screen turned on), sharing location and route with other people (screen ...
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PIN to unlock phone, fingerprint only for specific apps

Android 8.0, Moto G6 I set up a fingerprint yesterday to use to unlock specific apps in lieu of a PIN. I still want to use a PIN to unlock my phone and only use the print for specific apps (to unlock ...
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Tapping on a contact makes call, how can I see a contact's phone number on Android 8?

If I search for and tap a contact, it calls them, but I can't see their number. If I scroll up and down endlessly looking for a specific contact and I tap them, it still won't show me the phone number....
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Is there a way to set a global http/https proxy on Android 8 either with root or no root?

I am interested in setting up a global proxy on a rooted android 8.1.0 device. Is there a way to configure a system-wide proxy? I have already tried a couple of apps to achieve this but have not had ...
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Media recovery and rooting my phone

I have an LG G6 (LG-H870) with android oreo 8.0.0, kernel version 3.18.71 I want to root in mainly to recover a couple videos I've deleted. If there is a way to recover the videos without root that ...
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Keyboard's auto correction works only for one language

I have a standard touch keyboard in my Moto Z2 Play (Andriod 8.0 Oreo / Gboard 8.2.11) with two languages: English and Polish. Whenever I am typing in Polish langauage, I can write nearly a complete ...
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Android Auto starts correctly only on cable and with unlocked screen

I have an Android Auto-enabled Toyota Aygo and a Moto Z2 Play with Android Auto app installed. Both devices can communicate / are communicating using USB-C cable and Bluetooth (I tried to disable ...
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Change language in Google Maps app

I would like to have mobile Google Maps' content on my Moto Z2 Play in different language (Polish) than rest of the system (English). Is this possible? If yes, then how to achieve this? Based on my ...
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Get back android 8 sound menu in android 9

I recently upgraded to android 9. Now I can't change the ringtone volume without going into the settings menu. Furthermore everything's on the side now instead of the top as before. Is there some ...
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How to disable the google app in android 8.1.0?

I have been looking for the option using the google app itself, but when selecting the settings button inside, it does nothing, only stays in the same screen without the options in the second and ...
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Anyway to make blue light filter App include the notification swipe-down area?

From initial Googling it seems that it's an intentional issue in later Android OS versions, that blue light filters (Apps) cannot have any effect on the swipe down notification area. I was just ...
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Installing fsmon to monitor Android File System

I would like to monitor the FS on my Galaxy S8 phone. I am using Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS with adb to connect to my samsung. In my Ubuntu environment, i entered the following command: make android NDK_ARCH=...
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Installing fsmon onto Galaxy S8 phone

I am using a Galaxy S8 phone, and I am trying to install fsmon to monitor the phone's File System. When i entered the following command (while using adb shell: dreamlte:/ $ make android NDK_ARCH=...
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Nokia 6 TA-1021 Playstore app download problem

just to provide some background, 1 year ago I bought a Nokia 6 TA-1021 Model, as soon as I got it, it said that it wanted to upgrade the system from Nougat to Oreo so I allowed it, then it happened I ...
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Screen Brightness accidently set to dimmest (blank screen) Android-x86_64-8.1-r1

I installed Andriod-x86 on a tablet and was happy with the results untill I changed the screen brightness setting. It accidentally got set to zero brightness. Now the GUI is not obtained when android ...
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I can't get wi-fi conecction in a samsung J8 with android 8.0

Android 8.0 drops WiFi connection. Wi-Fi verbose log says: (network_selection_permamently_disabled) network_selection_disabled_by_wifi_manager also displayed autentification error.
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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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Why the apps cant find files on sd-card?

I have a Samsung Galaxy 7 with Android 8.0 and a external sd-card 64GB. Since few weeks apps can't reach files on the sd-card anymore such like images and maps. Also my ES file explorer can't see them....
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Viewing photos with status bar on

I am looking for an app/method that would allow me to view photos in full screen but with status bar on and without GUI elements of the image viewer itself (i.e. just the photo and and a status bar). ...

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