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 find out if my device uses FBE or FDE?

Assuming that I have full access (root if neccesary) to a device running vanilla Android 8.1, how can I know if it is using Full Disk Encryption or File Based Encryption?
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TWRP OnePlus 5T not asking for encryption password

I want to flash the new Update for the OnePlus 5T but TWRP is not asking for a decryption password as usual and hence cannot mount the data partition. It's possible that this is not working since the ...
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When will my device get the Android 8.0 update (Oreo)?

Android Oreo was officially released on August 21, 2017. It adds features such as picture-in-picture and AutoFill. You can review the high-level changes at the Android developer website. Of course, ...
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Why network activity is detected from apps after VPN firewall blocks them?

A few non-rooted (no rooted) Android 7 and 8 phones from (Huawei, ZTE, Neffos and Samsung) were tested in this simple firewall (NetGuard) experiment. A selection of apps (including apps from the phone ...
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Can't start Android 8.0 Oreo on emulator: “Decryption unsuccessful”

I recently downloaded system images for API Level 26 (Android 8.0), on my SDK emulator but unfortunately I can't boot the virtual device all the way to home screen. I'm stuck on the following screens:...
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Dark statusbar/quicksettings theme on Oreo?

I've updated my Google Pixel to Oreo. Now the statusbar and quick settings area have a light theme. Is it possible to change that back to the dark theme, like on previous versions of Android? The ...
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How do you see Memory usage in Android O?

Prior to Android Oreo I could see Memory usage by going to Settings > Memory but this does not exist any more since upgrading to Android O. Is there any way to see this now or has it been removed ...
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How do you disable “add icon to home screen” on Android Oreo?

On Android Oreo, the option for "add icon to home screen" is no longer in the Play Store settings. How do you disable the option?
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Current leaks while charging. Is the device defective?

During charging(first charge), there is a vibration sense(on my fingers) with my moto x4's metallic sides. Is this shows that the device is defective? What may be the reason?
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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 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 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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How to root Nokia 8?

I want to root my shiny and new Nokia 8 64GB, running mostly pure Android 8.0. This will later become part of the "how to root" series we have as a CW, following the wisdom of this meta.
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Changing/reverting Samsung's “Recent tabs” color theme to Nougat (based on app's theme) on Oreo device

On Samsung devices running on Android 7.0 Nougat, the recent tabs have different colors based on the apps' theme. On Android 8.0 Oreo, they are all the same color. I want to find a way to revert to ...
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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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Unknownn, unnamed and blank icon app show up in app drawer?

I am using FDroid on a XPeria XZ. Today I had problem updating Street Complete. Since, I have a unnamed, blank icon showing up in my app drawer. I can't seem to remove it even via settings. I have ...
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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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Settings has stopped on Nokia 8

I bought a Nokia 8 two days back, and updated it to Android Oreo 8.0.0. No more updates are available. I have only installed some basic everyday apps such WhatsApp or Facebook. I'm able to change ...
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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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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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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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Where can I find the Xposed Framework for Nougat and Oreo?

I have a OnePlus 5 running stock Android 7.1.1. I'm planning to upgrade to 8.0 when it's available. However I'm a huge Xposed fan and I use a lot of modules, so the availability of Xposed Framework ...
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Accessing battery usage graph on Android 8

How can I access the battery usage graph on Android 8? This is the graph that shows the battery drain since last the last charge and estimates the number of hours left on the current charge.
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Nokia 8 does not read contents of SD Card after phone reset

Trying to solve the "settings has stopped" issue, I did a full reset, and then another issue came up. On re-inserting the external SD Card, the Files app (or any file manager) can see the contents, ...