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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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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 ...
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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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Wifi hotspot giving “No internet, secured” on Huawei P10 with Android 8.0.0

This is driving me bonkers. I've been on a chat with Vodafone and they sent me APN settings, but that hasn't helped. I've tried the settings in this thread. And that hasn't helped this time (it did a ...
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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 ...