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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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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Does Android Oreo Go support tethering?

I want to get a cheap Android Go phone for wifi-tethering purposes as the battery is acting up on the cheap Argos Bush Hero 5.5 V3 AC55SEDCV2 phone I use for that purpose. Does Android Oreo Go ...
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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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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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How do I allow two apps on Android to open the same file type? i.e. Not have to choose a default

We have two applications that run on the Android platform that both use XML files to transfer data. (Android v8.0.0) However when we open either app, the OS always asks "Which one of these two apps ...
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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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Developer options will not appear despite clicking Build Number

I am going to "About Phone" -> "Software Information" and clicking "Build Number" and am presented with a message saying "No need, developer mode has already been enabled". However I do not see ...
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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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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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How do I sync Exchange contacts & calendar in Oreo?

I'd like to sync my work contacts and calendar to my phone, but the option to add an Exchange account appears to have been removed in the version of Android I'm using (Nexus 5X running 8.0.0). How ...
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Flashlight comes on for no apparent reason

I have a Samsung A5 running Android 8. Every so often when I pull it out of my pocket the flashlight is on. The screen will be locked due to timeout and there is no indication that I somehow pocket ...
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How to disable user input (touchscreen) from command line without root

In the android command line, I need to disable the touchscreen user inputs. I do not want to use root because I want it to be universal instead of device-specific (root is obviously not as widespread ...
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how to stop a system update upon restart

Quick question, I have an old Essential PH-1 that runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat). I accidentally okay'ed it to update to Oreo and it says to allow the updates to take effect to the newer Oreo OS I ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 won't show update to Oreo

My phone Mi A1 showed first the notification update for Oreo, it failed twice before showing the update for Security Patch of December after which the update of Oreo totally disappeared. Checking for ...
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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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Autopsy of an android 8 death under low memory and battery conditions, manifested as pattern lock, cured by reinstalling OS

The device in question is a Samsung J4, the model was released in May 2018 and the device was purchased and activated in early 2019. The device came with Android 8.0, its consists of a standard ARM ...
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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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Wine 3.2 not working on Android Oreo

I downloaded the latest version of Wine from here (ARM version, tried X86 and it wouldn't install) and ran it on Sony Xperia XZ Premium running Android Oreo. Installation was successful but when I ...
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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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Help me un root S7 edge

I tried to root my S7 edge running on 8.0 with King User.I used a PC I did not get error with the king root program but went i check through the root checker app it says the phone is not completely ...
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Howto downgrade any app to the previous version without losing data on android oreo?

Howto downgrade any app to the previous version without losing data on android 8.1 ? EDIT 0 : Nota Bene : Here, Fairemail is given as an example, my question is not app specific but Android specific. ...
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Oreo's “Autofill with Google” tries to “autofill” the SMS entry field in Messages

In Oreo, every time the message entry field in Google's Messages app receives focus, it immediately pops up an annoying "autofill" suggestion listing my phone numbers. (I use a dual-SIM phone, so it ...
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How to stop android from realoading app after I left it to do other things in my phone

My phone keep reloading previous app I use as soon as I left them to open other app. Everything become incredibly slow. Why android force-killing process I still use? I can't upload anything because ...
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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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Help searching for unindexed files in Android files with ADB [duplicate]

An mp4 file was deleted accidentally on a Galaxy S9/android 8.0 phone and I'm trying to find it in the Android file system with ADB shell. I'm looking for help with the commands and directories as to ...
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all google product app isn’t loading or working. what to do?

Google services like Youtube, Gmail, assistant, Docs, google app etc are not loading or working. The loading bar appears but nothing happens. Play store loads everything but when i click install it ...
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How can I use my Android Phones to remember more than 200 Paired Bluetooth devices?

My In house app communicates with Bluetooth device (In house) via an Android Phone; I require a device (Android) to store pairing information for more than 200 devices (Bluetooth); Currently, I am ...
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How to send an encrypted s/mime e‑mail?

Simple question, but I couldn’t find the answer anywhere… I need to send encrypted e‑mails through using s/mime (talking about security, even most of metadata should be unknown). The problem is I’m ...
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How to change the name of Firefox desktop shortcut icon to website?

I long press the icon but only delete action exists there of the icon. I press it but it goes to Firefox. I create another one but it does not allow me to rename the icon. OS: Oreo 8.0 Phone: ...
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Cheap phone disabled flashing with mispelled error message

I have an 'Advanced A4 2019' phone from BLU, and it's known to have spyware. I wanted to flash the phone's recovery with TWRP to install a custom ROM, but I can't seem to enable flashing. It runs ...
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Called 112 (emergency) but no record in call log?

Last week I called 112 for an emergency. Later I saw that this call was not logged. In the past these calls were logged. Any ideas why this happens?
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Can't uninstall apps from homescreen Android 8.0 after settings sync

I recently bought a Galaxy S9+ This would allow me to uninstall apps from the homescreen. If I did a press and hold on the app an uninstall option would pop up on the menu. I just did a data sync ...
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How to remove added ringtone

I have added a new ringtone to the ringtones list in Settings->Sounds->Phone ringtone>Add ringtone. After that I can see the same ringtone file in Ringtones folder of Internal storage. I need to ...
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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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Where can I run a .sh script on Android without root?

Lately I've been playing around with .sh scripting in Android. At first I used BusyBox and it's integrated scripting utility, though I quickly realised that coding on the phone isn't the best, so 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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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 display calendar events on lockscreen in Oreo?

There are similar questions for previous Android releases. Is it possible in Android 8 Oreo on a stock Nexus 5X to customise the lock screen to display upcoming calendar events? Google Pixel 2(XL) ...
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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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Nokia 8 touchscreen issues

It's a brand new Nokia 8, running Android Oreo 8. When the phone is lying down on the table, the touchscreen becomes somewhat unresponsive. The effect is increased when it's plugged in for charging. ...
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How to clear forgotten lock pattern for android 8.0.. without lose of data and using any softwares?

I am using Honor 7a model in India. I had forgotten my pattern completely.I tried following 2 ways without lose of data.but it is not working . I tried ADB Manager - It supports lower versions. Dr....
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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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What's inside the Android A/B-Update payload.bin?

I am using Android 8 for an embedded device, with Android Verified Boot 2.0 secured via HW-keys, and A/B OTA update (no streaming). I want to make sure that the software on the device is tightly ...
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Disable “Unkown sources” setting in Android Oreo

In previous versions of Android one could go to Personal > Security and there disable the Unknown sources setting in order to install freely APKs from unknown origins. In Androi Oreo this was changed ...
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Resize split screen on android Oreo

I think the title is clear When in split screen, if I drag the center bar it goes back to the center. I need to eliminate this bug ASAP Thank you ahead . Moto G6 - XT1925-5 OPSS27.82-87-6 ...
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Skip update during set up and go straight to Google Account sign in

I've got a phone that's having problems updating to Android 9. It constantly fails the update saying "Installation Problem" with no further detail. However, I don't need the phone to update right now, ...
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What in the chain is causing my phone's MicroSD Cards to fail?

I previously asked this question before, in a since-delete account, but now the cases has increased to 2 with no change in my usage. So... I'm trying to figure out what, in my workflow, is causing ...
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What does “no visual interruption” for notification importance mean?

When configuring notification categories, you can change the Importance to Urgent, High, Medium, and Low. The description for Low says "No sound or visual interruption." What does no visual ...
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Android O, failed to mount /system, /dev/block/dm-0 is read only

I try to mount /system in Android O to RW using the command mount -o rw,remount /system, and i got this feedback on terminal dev/block/dm-0 is read-only *Already in adb root Any idea? Thanks
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Can't add multiple alerts for Exchange account event in Google Calendar

I have an Exchange account for mail and calendar, and use Google Calendar to sync with that calendar account. It has a default setting for two alerts for an upcoming event, one day and two hours ...

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