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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Undo remove word from autocorrect

In the newest versions of Android, you can click and hold a suggested predictive/autocorrected word, and drag it into a bin (title "remove") to prevent it from being suggested again. I accidentally ...
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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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My phone is downloading “Google Play”, over mobile data

My phone randomly shows the Download Manager downloading "Google play". I usually cancel this download since it seems fishy to me, and that's what my question (asked below) is about. Since this sounds ...
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All Notification Tray Items Dismissed When Opening App

So on my iPhone the notification tray items disappear when I have viewed the message inside the actual application. Windows Phone works the same way. While all notification tray items for that app ...
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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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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 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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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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Notification bar too dim on Galaxy S7 with Oreo

Last night my Galaxy S7 got an update that included upgrading to Oreo. I don't know whether the problem is specifically because of Oreo or if there was something else in the update that caused the ...
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Limit Access to Safe Mode, Android 8.0+

I'm a parent, using an accountability app (MMGuardian) to limit access to certain games and apps on a Nexus 5X. The child phone is running Android 8.1.0. MMGuardian can't stop a child from rebooting ...
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Restrict app network access on Android Oreo

Two days ago, I got android oreo 8.0 update for my xiaomi mi A1 phone which is a device based on Android One. But one of the features which I loved the most before Oreo was complete control of network ...
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How to disable the smart text selection feature in Android Oreo?

Android Oreo came with a new "smart text selection" feature that uses AI code to make smart decisions about selecting text such as addresses and phone numbers. However, in my experience this works ...
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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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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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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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wifi roaming in android os oreo 8.0

I am checking the wifi roaming behaviour of android os, for this test my setup like this: I have two APs (T1 and T2) having same SSID, channel and security configuration. I am using Xiomi mi A1 phone ...
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Dot a video file but still shows up in video gallery

I used to be able to hide video files in video gallery on my Samsung by adding a door in front of the filename. After I change to Huawei phone, these files with dot in front just shows up like it is ...
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Lost bluetooth device. Connection log?

I lost my bluetooth headset. If I knew the exact time my phone lost signal with it, I could be able to locate it. Is it possible to find this information if my phone is not rooted? Android 8.0, ...
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How to block Spam SMS messages from contacts without number?

I receive spam from "Bubbleroom" contact without contact details after pressing three dots regularly. I am thinking how you can block messages from "no phone number" and such cases. Those messages ...
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Automatic do not disturb on second calendar

I've got multiple calendars on my google account, like one for family stuff, one that I use for shared events with my girlfriend, one for uni etc. I tried to set up my devices running android 7.1 and ...
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Android 8 delayed notifications

Every once in a while my device get "stuck" - I send an SMS or Email, and they are received only after 10 minutes or later. The device can be "stuck" even when the phone is on, and running other apps. ...
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Is there a way to improve voice to text results?

Lately, I've been doing quite a bit of dictation using the voice-to-text functionality. For the most part, it's all right but it's developed some annoying behavior. Regular words are getting ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Badges without Notifications

My Galaxy S7 was just updated to Android 8 - Oreo. I get that one of changes in Oreo is tying the App notifications to the App Badges (e.g. your "unread messages" on the app Icon). However, it seems ...
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No Root: How to delete 0 byte in root storage of internal storage?

This is the same to this question: Can't delete file in download folder But for me the answer is not clear, as per the OP's answer 'he turned on the SD Maid app' but did not stated what option in ...
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ADB shell change camera mode

I am playing around with the ADB shell to control a Samsung Galaxy S9 remotely. I can do most of the things I wanted to but I struggle finding a way to switch / toggle the camera modes. I searched ...
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Configure “Do not disturb” to disable all sounds but phone calls in Oreo

I'm using Android 8.0. For a few months I've been using "Do not disturb" with "Alarms only" and it worked as expected (the phone was completely silent, even when I picked it up to go into Twitter/...
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Disable “displaying over other apps”

On most Android 8 phones you can remove these persistent and annoying notifications from the notification center. My phone with the EMUI skin cannot: image of settings with no switch (click to ...
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Don't remove notification badges from applications when swiping the notification from the status bar. Oreo 8.0

On March 22, did the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ update. (For me and my colleagues at least.) Samsung Experience Version 9.0 Android Version 8.0 One of the biggest features in Oreo 8.0 is the Notification ...
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No notifications when display sleeps

I moved from iPhone to Android recently. I love it, but there are some quirks, which I am sure must just be wrong settings. On the iPhone, when the screen is in sleep (ie off), if someone texts me, ...
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limit app search to apps only in android 8

I have a google pixel 1 that I recently updated from android 7 to android 8. In both android 7 and 8 I can drag upwards from the bottom of the home screen to go into a view that shows all apps. At ...