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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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Adjusting phone volume based on position, location, and charging status

I would like to have my (Galaxy S9) phone's volume adjusted to three different settings: vibrate mute a specific volume level based on a few factors: the phone's position: laying flat (like on a ...
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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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Can I use Google tasks app without cloud sync?

I use Android 8 and Google tasks app. But wan't store my tasks on my phone not in the cloud. I tried disable Google task sync on android account management. But if I open GMail on my notebook, the ...
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Toggle Vibrate Globally on Android 8.0 Oreo

I want to be able to toggle Vibration alerts GLOBALLY (e.g. at night, no Vibrations whatsoever from any app). The "Sound Mode" in settings clearly has three options "Sound", "Vibrate", "Mute". I ...
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Why can't I install this app? Shows it's an “existing application.” [duplicate]

I've tried downloading the app dinner spinner from the play store and get error code 505. I've tried everything involved with resolving error code 505. I downloaded an apk of dinner spinner. When I go ...
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Android 8 (Oreo) Notifications Sound Setting Problem for Specific Apps

So, to change the notification sound for a specific app, I do the following: 1. Go to Settings, Notification and Sound, Go to the advanced menu and select App Preferences. 2. On the list, I choose the ...
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How to select alternative media player to react to bluetooth media buttons

I have Pi Music Player installed and I want it to launch when I press Play on bt headphones. I can't unistall or disable stock player. Currently I need to launch it manually then it react to bt ...
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“Unknown admin: ComponentInfo” error

I always get the same error "component info", some solution to make "dpm set-profile-owner". I am using "terminal.apk", have root permissions and the user is created "id 10" as shown in "pm list ...
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Hardware requirements for Marshmallow, Nougat & Oreo [duplicate]

What are the minimum Hardware requirements for Marshmallow , Nougat & Oreo Operating system?
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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 ...
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How to know which cpu core is processing particular application and at what frequency that core is running in android phone

I am working on Memory performance benchmarking of a 3 different phones which has 3 different SoC's. i want to check which cpu core is processing a particular application or process or thread and at ...
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S7 charging problems

Apologies if this has been answered already. I searched and found many variations on this issue, but nothing that applies directly to my situation. At first, I thought my old off-brand cable was to ...
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What system application handles Lockscreen? Android 8.0 OREO

What I'm trying to do is I'm using AutoInput to capture a UI update event in the lockscreen. Is this possible? What application handle the locksreen?
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Disable contact sync for one Google account - S8 - Android 8

My Samsung Glaxy S8 with Android 8.0 & Samsung Experience 9, is configured with multiple Google accounts. Would like to disable contact sync for only one Google account, while synchronising all ...
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How do I root my galaxy S 9 +

I need help, I have tried a few things like towlroot, but it wont let it install. I download the apk file then on the permissions i clicked ok then install this is protected by Google play. Then if ...
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How can i update prestigio 5508 duo to oreo 8.0 or 8.1? [duplicate]

I want to update my phone to oreo without data loos. No its version of android is kitkat 4.4.
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What is LgeGnssLocationProvider and how do I stop it from keeping my phone awake all the time?

After I have upgraded my LG G6 to 8.0 I've had this extremely annoying (partial) wakelock that keeps my phone awake all the time. It's LgeGnssLocationProvider according to BBS and is caused by the ...
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OnePlus 5 Bluetooth issue

I resolved Bluetooth Device calling issue by clearing Bluetooth cache.But now I have to clear Bluetooth cache everytime I connect my device for calling to work.How can I make the fix permanent?
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How do I get Android 8.0 to rebuild its app icons?

It appears that with the latest update, Verizon's & Samsung's 8.0.0, that the system loads the app icons before the SD card is mounted. All the apps I have moved to the SD card us the same generic ...
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Android 8.0 (Oreo) keypad command codes on Samsung phones

What is the Android 8.0 + current alternative to the android 7.0 and below keypad dialer command "hidden" codes since that method no longer works? For example "##4636##" for phone info. Is it just ...
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Google Keep notifications if phone's turned off

I use Google Keep to remind me to-do things. The problem is when the reminder is set at night, when the phone usually is turned off, I can't get the reminder. Example: At 11 pm, I set the ...
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How do I stop a specific WiFi network from turning on WiFi automatically in Oreo

Background: With my Samsung Galaxy S7 finally updated to Android Oreo recently, I got the option to turn on WiFi automatically when in places where I frequently am. This is a great feature, which I ...
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How to set an alarm via ADB?

I want to set an alarm using ADB. So as adviced by this documentation, I try to use this command to invoke google voice action intents using adb: adb shell am start -a android.intent.action.SET_ALARM ...
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“App not found” for only applications in folders and on SD card

I rebooted my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge this morning, however, upon restart any applications that are on the SD card and in a folder get the message "App Not Found" when trying to launch. These apps also ...
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Remove boot password from the command line

I just tried to remove the boot password on a Android Oreo device using the following command: $ vdc cryptfs changepw password original_password "" 200 5478 0 Even though the status indicated ...
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Can I emulate my NFC credit/bankcard with my phone?

down vote favorite Samsung Pay, Google Pay, Apple Pay or anything else isn't enabled in my country, but I do know that my card is using NFC. From what I have read there is a possibility that it can't ...
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How to connect to PEAP MSCHAPv2 Wi-Fi using system certificates in Android 8.0 Oreo?

This is in followup to a similar question about Android 7.1 How to connect to PEAP MSCHAPv2 Wi-Fi using system certificates in Android 7.1 Nougat? In there is said: "Android 7.1 has introduced some ...
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Adopted external sd card as internal storage - but storage space is not available

On my Xperia XZs with Android 8.0 I formatted the external SD card to be used as internal or adoptable storage. I had to use ADB to get this working. The system sees the storage, but I can't use it. ...
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Google Backup Transport Using Data Even When Data Is OFF

Ok, so before anyone flags this question to be unnecessary and already answered, hear me out :p I am running Android 8.0 on a Huawei Y9. I bought this phone about two weeks ago and ever since I ...
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android 8.1.0 - unable to reinstall apk

Pixel 2, Android 8.1.0 I have an .apk which has been signed by a developer on our team. The first time I install one of the builds, it installs fine. If I uninstall the app and try to reinstall it ...
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Resetting phone to one big internal disk?

My phone has 32GB internal storage and 128GB external (SD-card). Internal has 20GB to use for data and apps, of which 19GB is used. TomTom Go uses 6GB of internal storage. I can't move it to external ...
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How to format SD card as internal memory on Galaxy A3 Oreo?

The setting to format an SD card as internal memory was available since Android 6 I think, yet for some reason I don't have such option, the only operations available is "Format" and "Unmount", ...
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Remount sdcardfs to allow setting file permisions / ownerschips

I have a rooted OnePlus One running LineageOS 15.1 (Oreo 8.1). I am trying to adjust some file permissions/ownerships on the emulated sdcard partition. The partition seems to be mounted as an ...
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Android does not boot properly and services can't start due to read only permissions

I have a sabresd based reference board and I have ported android O from official source. I am facing a problem that none of the service works. All are getting killed. In my case adb is not present as ...
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Character not rendering correctly in Chrome

I recently got a new phone (Samsung Galaxy S8) and i noticed that this "ꜜ" symbol renders as a box in the Chrome app. Screenshot: My old phone, a Huawei Honor 8, did not have any problems with ...
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Play Store on Oreo cant download apps when VPN turned on

We have an issue where Android Oreo (v8.0) cannot download apps from the Play store when a VPN is turned on. This also happens to affect the Airwatch MDM agent in the same way as well. Devices - ...
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How to set the notification dots in a moto g6?

I activated the notification dots on my moto g6 following this process: settings>apps & notifications>notifications>allow notification dots But, the dots is not appearing. Did I do something ...
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How to bring back custom notification sounds in Oreo

I upgraded to Oreo about a week ago and I've noticed that all my apps' alerts now sound like my SMS alert. This means that I either get constantly bothered by unimportant notifications (It's your ...
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CPU usage by app on Android 8

My Samsung S7 is seriously overheated. Battery is being consumed super quickly. I need to see a simple list of applications with percentage of CPU usage. I am desperate because all attempts and ...
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Samsung S7 Oreo upgrade decreased screenshots quality

I did this week the Oreo upgrade on my Samsung S7 device. When I'm now taking a screenshot, the file is in JPG instead of PNG and the quality is just terrible. I really need to revert back to the ...
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Change the charging has begun animation

I was just offered the upgrade to Oreo and installed it. When my phone (Samsung Galaxy S7) was running Nougat and I placed it on the Qi charger, a pale blue puff of light would expand from the centre ...
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Disable notification animation delay animation

Scenario is following: Phone is locked, screen in blacked out Pushing power button / home buttom enables the lock screen Main lock screen wallpaper is visible After ~~200ms delay list of ...
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Is possible to change partition table structure with fastboot

I have an Honor 7x phone, model : bnd-l21c185b144 I did update this phone with this instruction set to OREO. ( I didn't know that model is not supported ) In update duration it got error and did ...
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Oreo silent for ringtone but loud for app?

I don't really want my phone to make any noise except for: Alarm clock One particular app How do I configure this within Oreo? When I go to: Settings -> Sounds and Vibrations -> Volume if i ...
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Can you change the number of icons In the 'quick settings' tray (Android Oreo)

Oreo has reduced the number of icons in the quick settings tray from 9 to 6. Is it possible to adjust the number of icons shown, e.g. to 6 or 12? Edit: Just to clarify: I mean the layout of the ...
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Improve load time/animation on lock screen (Samsung S7, Android Oreo)

The animation of the lock screen takes a little while, maybe half a second before showing any information. It's disguised as a fade in animation. This is annoying because pressing the home button to ...
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How can I make recent applications stay in the list longer?

I recently upgraded my phone to Android 7. Now the recent applications in the "overview" I get when holding down the "box" system button are removed very quickly, sometimes within minutes, so that I ...
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Unroot s7 edge help

I had my phone which was rooted. Now I have installed Oreo official international version. If I check eiither with SuperSu or by terminal I get that the device is not rooted. However, if I try to ...
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Cusmic Flow live wallpaper is not working in android oreo

There was a wallpaper cosmic flow live wallpaper which was a default live wallpaper in Sony Xperia s and some other devices as well. Previously the app was working on all devices but now it is not ...
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Samsung phones and the top bar of recent apps

On nougat, the recent tabs looked like this: On Oreo, they are all the same color: I want to find a way to revert to the nougat version. I plan to install magisk, but rootless solutions are ...