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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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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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Fast Wireless Charging option Missing

I have a Galaxy S7 Edge, and the Fast Wireless Charging option is completely missing. I've used Fast Wireless Chargers (Qi), it just disappeared. Anyone else have this issue?
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How to remove package uninstaller notification (in notification bar)?

I installed tower fortress game from playstore and after when I uninstalled it this notification sticked in my notification bar and is not going away! It's been more than 4-5 hours and still it's ...
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Can't Install BOTIM android application in Oreo

I have Moto G5 with android Oreo OS, I am trying to install BOTIM application from play store, play store able to download it, but it gives error during installation (Can't install BOTIM app). Even I ...
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Can my father's smartphone be compromised?

My father said to me that he allowed installation of apps from unknown sources when he was asked to do it to go further with something (he said that he don't remember when or what he was doing). In ...
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Deleted photos reappear after reboot, new photos dissapear

I try to delete all the pictures I have on my SD card. I just select all of them and click the trash icon. When I finish, I see an empty folder, as expected. I make a new photo. And then I reboot my ...
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Changing default behaviour of the Phone app in Oreo

Each time when I open the Phone app, I see Favourites tab (first one) as default. This is completely useless for me, because Google uses its weird logic to tell me which contacts are my so called ...
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Changing default behaviour of the Contacts app in Oreo

When you open up the Contacts app second or the following time, it always shows last view (i.e. where I left it), i.e. the most recent contact search. I am using this app purely for searching the ...
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How to enable picture in picture mode in Samsung Galaxy mobiles?

I have enabled the picture in picture mode option in Youtube App settings though unable to utilize the Pic in pic option. Am I missing anything to enable?
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Android O VirtualBox can't set up device - google play services keep crashing

I have an Android O Virtualbox and when I go to set it up, it asks if i want to set it up with data from my old phone or start new. I've tried both options, and it says that the Google Play Services ...
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Clear HTML5 storage in Samsung Internet?

I have a problem using Samsung Internet Mobile Browser on my NoteFE running non-rooted Android 8.0. Some websites (like mega.nz) use - what I suppose - HTML5 to store data/files offline somewhere. To ...
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Unable to pickup calls on Moto Z2 after update to Oreo

tl;dr: Unable to pickup or end most of the calls (totally black screen) after upgrading my not-rooted Moto Z2 from Android 7.1 to 8.0. Anything that I can do (except for sending phone to repair shop)? ...
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Polish layout for physical USB keyboard in Oreo

Up until Android 8.0 / Oreo (haven't got chance to test this issue under 9.0 / Pie) there is no Polish layout for physical USB keyboard and writing Polish national letter (i.e. using Right Alt key) is ...
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Main app's icons overlays in Nova Prime's widgets

I've been using Nova Prime for about 5 years, which includes doing at least 10-20 settings backup-and-restore on various devices. Today I made one another (on my Motorola Moto Z2 Play / Android 8.0 ...
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Huawei y6 2018 touch screen not working

my touch screen just stop working. I use ATU-L21 with android Oreo 8.0 and I need to do backup of my files without wiping my partitions. The device is recognized in adb like unauthorized and fastboot ...
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My keyboard got removed when updating to Android 8 Oreo

Yesterday I updated my Samsung S7 (SM-G930F) to Android Oreo version 8.0.0. After the update I do not have any keyboard, just the Google's Voice Typing is showing up when I would like to type ...
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Why cannot I use my SD card for games on Android 8.0.0?

For some reason, I am not able to download apps onto the SD card that I have. It does show up as portable storage, but I cannot configure it to be internal storage. I have tried multiple online ...
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What happened to the sound profiles that were in Lollipop?

I recently bought a new phone to replace my old one. The old phone is running 5.1 (Lollipop) and has "Predefined [sound and notification] profiles" (see screenshot). However, there seems to be no ...
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How to block spamming SMS

I am using a MOTO-G6 and it runs on Android-8.0.0. the default SMS app is Google-Messages. I am getting tons of annoying spam SMS from contacts with no numbers. It just shows a name for example: ...
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Huawei 3e can't disable apps on Android 8.0

This is never a problem n7 As of yet the phone isn't rooted yet so any advice be helpful for some apps draining the battery
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Adblock Plus on Android - mobile internet proxy?

I have installed AdBlock Plus for Android on my not-rooted phone. On play.google.com, there are only castrated browser-addons, so I've been installing it from apkhere. I've changed the network ...
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Is it possible to have a specific app make noise and vibrate even when the phone is on silent?

When I go to bed for the night I usually put my phone on silent without vibration, so that I don't get disturbed by constant notifications from meaningless things overnight. However, I have an app ...
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how auto execute init.rc service

i have problem when i want to run my service on init.rc and here is my example code on property:sys.boot_completed=1 start myservice service myservice /etc/myscript.sh class main user ...
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Calendar widgets always prompt to select a calendar app when tapping an event

I have two calendar widgets that operate like this. I emailed the developer for one of them, and he said that it was not the widget causing this issue. I've cleared defaults for all my calendar apps ...
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Send an SMS from an Android 8.0 using adb

A lot of docs are explaining how to send an SMS from an Android using adb command line, but none of these work for the newer Android version 8. I am eager to know where are the docs for service ...
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How to change default Location Accuracy in Andriod 8.0.0 (Samsung J7 V)?

I usually keep Location services off, but occasionally I turn it on. I am only interested in GPS location, not wifi or cell network. I use it either for driving navigation or logging hikes, so wifi/...
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Where is all my internal memory going?

I have 16gb internal memory, 11 of it not system memory, and it's evaporating. There was at one point like 4 or 5 GB free when I first got the phone... I have a 128gb external sd card and I move ...
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Nokia 3 8.0 Oreo can't get to fastboot or recovery

I can't get my Nokia 3 with android 8.0 Oreo (with August 5, 2018 patch) to boot into fastboot using adb reboot bootloader It justs reboots normally, no error or different boot animation, the same ...
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Extremely delayed notifications on Samsung J9

I have Messages application connected to my PC and I have my Calendar app open in both my Samsung J9 phone and my PC. In both cases I am receiving a delayed notifications on the phone: Calendar ...
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Glasswire report that app access Internet although NetGuard have block the app

A few non-rooted (no rooted) Android 7 and 8 phones from (Huawei, ZTE, Neffos and Samsung) was tested in this simple firewall (NetGuard) experiment. Before the experiment, NetGuard and GlassWire for ...
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App storage location change button gone after formatting SD card?

I'm on Oreo, and previously had a "change" button under the storage section of most apps that would move a few kb of the app to the SD card. I just formatted the SD card to internal storage, and that ...
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How to prevent an application to access Internet without root access and without VPN?

When we turn on data access (by mobile data or by wifi) in an android phone, all applications start Internet access and almost all applications like whatsapp, facebook, twitter start notifications. I ...
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Sharing crashes in all apps

The sharing function in all apps crash on my phone. No matter what app I use, as long as I click on the share button, the app crashes and restarts before showing the list of apps I can share with. My ...
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Ant+ hardware support broken in Android 9?

Recently, my Xiaomi Mi A1 received an update to Android 9, and since that I figured out that Ant+ is not working anymore (which did work pefectly using Android 8). Ant Radio tester from the Google ...