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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 to set hotspot ssid password on andoid Oreo, Pie, Nougat? [on hold]

All hotspot configuration solutions found by me do not work. How can this be done programmatically in newer versions of the system? Thanks
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mobile data 4g lte turn on off programmatically on android nougat, oreo ,pie

I do not know English very well, so I apologize for mistakes. I have found many examples of enabling mobile data casting, but none of them works on newer versions of android (nougat, oreo, pie). I ...
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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 ...
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Android 8.0.0 settings remove suggestion

I am using Nokia 3 with Android 8.0.0. Whenever I open settings option, suggestion option display first, so every time I have to swipe and remove it. Is there any settings, that removes suggestion in ...
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How to lower the minimum brightness?

On my Moto Z Play on the stock 8.0 Oreo ROM (rooted, of course), I find that the lowest brightness setting is still a bit too bright for my liking. This is in contrast with my dad's Galaxy S8+ which ...
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How do i reinstall the system keyboard?

I recently rooted my OnePlus 3 (Android Oreo) and began removing system apps i deemed useless. At one point i removed the gboard application since i prefer using Swiftkey. At the point of removal ...
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Manage file type or application defaults in Android 8

I am using Solid File Explorer to browse my files. Each time I tap an image, it is opened in Google's Photos. I would like to know where this relation is defined in my Android 8.0 and how can I change ...
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Sound Balance Earphones Android 8.0.0

I just started using android, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, and was excited about the new powerful software. This excitement lasted one day, actually exactly until I tried my bluetooth earphones. Why is can't I ...
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App not installed error on Huawei Mate 9

I downloaded apk files from Chrome. After the downloads completed, I pressed Install. But after 2~3 seconds, it just said App not installed. For example, I downloaded an app called "TutuApp". It won't ...
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My Phone wont detect controller without 3rd party apps

My phone is Xiaomi A1. I am using OTG type C -> Controller to USB adapter -> PS2 Controller alot of online guide i read, i only need to plug it in. But i need to use previous version of USB/BT ...
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Disable wifi signin popup?

When I connect to a hotspot that requires signin, I don't want a popup that fills the entire screen. A simple notification would suffice. Can this popup be disabled on Android 8? Samsung Galaxy S9+
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How do I install Google Pixel Launcher on HTC U Ultra?

I used to be able to use the Google Now Launcher on my old HTC U Ultra device. Now I got a new device with Android 8.0.0 and here I cannot install the program anymore. How can I fix that? Edit: I ...
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Is there a way to overlay an image permanently on top of the entire screen?

Suppose I have an image (say a jpeg or whatever format is nice) with exactly the same width and height (in terms of pixels) as the screen of my android phone (I have a Galaxy S7 edge running android 8....
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Blackberry Hub: can't get new notification from apps (Facebook/Slack/Skype)

I've just setup Blackberry Hub on my new Sony XA1+ (android 8.0) phone. It's work well with my 2 email addresses but can't get notifications from apps on phone like Facebook/Messenger/Skype/Slack. ...
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Cannot clear app data

Specs Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo App based on this Google sample that works fine on other Galaxy S8 phones Question On trying to start from scratch on my app installed by APK file, I am ...
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How to fix Maps from unexpectedly stopping when running in background?

This is a Samsung Galaxy S8+ SM-G955FD with Oreo 8.0.0, today updated. Baseband G955FXXU4CRI1, Samsun Experience version 9.0, Android security patch level 1 November 2018. Since this update, whenever ...
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Turning off “storage full” warning

(Tap to enlarge) Storage almost full OK, nice of you to warn me, I'll take care of that later. Storage almost full OK, good to have a reminder. Storage almost full I guess I could have forgotten ...
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What happens if vendor partition is corrupted?

I mistakenly flashed recovery image in vendor partition while installing a custom rom. I am using Lenovo K6 Power with Lineage OS Oreo Karate by Karthik with TWRP. I was flashing Resurrection Remix ...
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Exclude some apps from “close all”

Is there a way to exclude some apps from "close all"? I sometimes have many apps open on my device and want to quit them all except Spotify (for example) because I am listening to music while doing ...
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How to export a list as Text of all Play Store Apps that I have ever installed

I need to generate a text export of the list under the MyApps-> Library Tab of the Play Store App for Android. I need a list of every App that I have ever installed from the Play Store, and not just a ...
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How to stop Workplace app's notification sound in Alarm & Calls only (DND) mode?

Although I've set "Do not disturb/Priority only/Alarm & Call", Workplace app still "ting ting" everytime someone chat with me. How can I make my Sony Xperia XA1 Plus (Android 8) to a "profile" ...
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How can there be two separate Android System under “Running services”?

My Verizon LG V20 (Android 8.0) appears to be running two Android Systems at the same time, but, I'm pretty sure that isn't possible. Am I wrong on this or am I seeing things? Also, the timing ...
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Bluetooth constantly trying to pair

I have a moto Z running android 8. I have run into a problem where it is constantly trying to pair with a device that isn't present. Like every 30 seconds or so I get a message that "pairing with ...
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Finding out what App causes unwanted new tabs in firefox on Android [duplicate]

Recently some app started opening new firefox tabs with the adress 'livemobilesearch.com'. I uninstalled the most recentently installed apps, but the problem still persists. I assume the pages get ...
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How can I turn off any kind of fanciness/animations on Samsung A7, with Android 8.0.0?

I am a more or less a nostalgic type of user and what I really would like is to turn of any kind fanciness as much as possible on an/any kind of mobile phone what I have so far. But the problem is: ...
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How to enable/disable apps using ADB (Android 8.x)?

I cannot get apps enabled or disabled using ADB. Android: 8.0.0 Device: Samsung Galaxy A520 (SM-A520F) I don't have root access to my device. To get the list of the disabled packages I use: $ adb ...
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Error retrieving information from server [DF-DFERH-01]

Error retrieving information from server. [DF-DFERH-01] I have a Sony Xperia XZ Premium running android 8.0.0. I have a problem when trying to go to the play store app and selecting the music tab. I ...
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App from Hockeyapp won't install even though Unknown sources is allowed

I am getting a weird error, only in 1 of my phones. I am using Hockeyapp to distribute and test apps and it works fine in every other mobile device. In Oneplus 3 (A3003; Android 8.0.0; OxygenOS ...
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View network traffic requested by app

There are lots of discussion on how to see which app is requesting network connection. I have tried the following apps tcapturepacket wifi monitor connection tracker However, none of them was useful....
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How to get back colored app headers in recent apps list on Samsung devices running on Android Oreo?

Before, in recent apps list of my phone (Samsung Galaxy Note8), headers of apps were colored. Now, they are all white. I am not sure whether it was caused by the transition from Nougat (7.1) to Oreo ...
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How to find out what is causing vibration when sending and receiving texts?

After updating my LG V20 phone to 8.0, everytime I get a text message my phone vibrates twice. My phone has also started vibrating when I send a text. I am using the message app that came with the ...
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Use Samsung or Google account for automatic backup?

On my Samsung Galaxy S7 with Android 8.0 I'm logged into both a Samsung account and a Google account. Both of these offer cloud backup and data synchronisation of settings and documents, but I'm ...
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How to read (or restore) files on encrypted SD card after update to Android Oreo?

My situation I have been using the encryption of my Android phone’s external SD Card on a Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Duos (SM-J330F) ever since I got it. I have recently updated my OS to Android 8.0 (...
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Why does Samsung's Always On Display not work on some not so old Galaxy devices?

Samsung's Always On Display (AOD) has minimum and targeted API 24 i.e. Android Nougat 7.0. It runs on all the latest Galaxy smartphones including, but not limited, to A5 (2017), A7 (2017) and even the ...
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How to turn off split screen mode in Oreo?

I hate this feature because: I don't use it I often turn this on automatically Any way this can be disabled? I've searched the net but nothing useful came up. Thanks
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Android 8: enable and disable notification for certain apps during certain hours

I only found answers to this question for older versions of Android and they did not work for me: how do I enable and disable notification of certain apps (Outlook for example) during certain hours ...
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Notifications Randomly Rearranging Themselve

I have a problem where every once in a while my notifications just start to randomly rearrange themselves. It's odd, because they're still in my notifications bar and none of them ever disappear. I ...
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Retrieve percentage of total CPU usage in android 8.0

The access to /proc/stat is disabled on Android 8.0 and the top command can't also be used. So I wonder if there are any solution to access the total CPU usage in android 8.0?
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Get notifications with text, badge, no sound

I am trying to make wordfeud (and other apps) only show a text popup, update its badge and not make any sound. However, it still plays the notification sound. I have setup no sound in the app ...