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Questions tagged [8.1-oreo]

Use this tag if your question is specific to Android 8.1 Oreo, an incremental update over 8.0 that was released in December 2017.

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Screen Brightness accidently set to dimmest (blank screen) Android-x86_64-8.1-r1

I installed Andriod-x86 on a tablet and was happy with the results untill I changed the screen brightness setting. It accidentally got set to zero brightness. Now the GUI is not obtained when android ...
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I spoiled the developer mode [on hold]

Hi I am using Android motog5s plus I selected incorrect options and now my phone is not good how do I go back to the last setting should I do a factory reset or should I hard reset pls help
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Android(Oreo) 8.1.0 Set DeviceOwer app causes “Workspace has been locked”

I've been using my app as a deviceOwner App since lollipop. I have a new device here which I want to be DeviceOwner too. It is a Samsung galaxy Tab A 10.5(2018) SM-T590. I am currently running this ...
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ERROR: “x86_64:/#” virtual machine android 8.1 [duplicate]

I just installed android 8.1 in the virtual machine and for some reason only this appears on boot, If I try to run it just after installation the same thing occurs, I am using ubuntu 16.04.
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An app put made my Status Bar auto-hide and transparent. How to fix? (Nova, System UI)

What I've tried: uninstall the app (Black Pocket) and restart. Also tried: Google. All search results tell me how to hide the status bar, which is not what I want. Obviously like most users I want ...
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 cannot connect to LG FH2 speaker since there's a Bluetooth profile incompatibility

I have found that my LG FH2 speaker uses the A2DP profile protocol: http://gscs-b2c.lge.com/downloadFile?fileId=gQHBfK7s0ZXFVKL7CatPeA ...whereas my Android phone is unable to get connected to it, ...
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Odin Flash error: SW REV CHECK FAIL : [lk]Fused 2 > Binary 1

I've been trying to flash stock ROM on my Samsung J7 Max. Briefly, these are the steps I followed : Enable Developer Options Disable OEM lock Reboot phone and open into Download Mode (Power+Home+Down)...
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How can I remove system apps from stock android? [duplicate]

Hi I'm using stock android with Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2. Running on android version 8.1.0 So should I root to remove system apps I don't use some social media apps so I want to remove them.
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Unable to get USB file transfer working on Oreo 8.1

My son has an LG Xpression Plus running Oreo 8.1, and he's having trouble enabling USB transfer (MTP) when connecting to a Windows 10 PC. The phone used to allow USB transfer, and now it simply ...
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Walking: counting steps when walking back and forth in a circle

I am aware of the fact that Android devices can count the number of steps taken by a person as they walk. However, I am uncertain as to how they do this. Do they rely solely on GPS? If so, if someone ...
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Pattern unlock required when starting phone

AFAIK on Android 7 Nougat, when you set pattern unlock, the user is not required to enter the pattern to power up the phone. However, on Android 8.1 Oreo (I'm running a Wiko VIEW MAX Android 8.1 phone)...
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Pushing a directory of code to GitHub from Android

I have a directory structure containing code on my Android phone. I would like to push the code to GitHub. I have downloaded the FastHub app and tried the mobile and desktop versions of my GitHub ...
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Last 2 updates of Xiaomi Redmi 6 broke the SD card, solutions?

A lot of people including me that own a Xiaomi RedMi 6 lost data on SDs used in this phone. Seems this happened last 2 or 3 updates - SD cards went to RAW and even some of them cannot be successfully ...
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Save contacts to phone not Google account

On my new ASUS ZenFone I could not figure out how to save contacts just to my phone. The default app should be Google Contacts and despite some suggestions even here it does not seem possible. There ...
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AIDE: backspace key not working

I am running the AIDE Android development app on Android Oreo 8.1. This has happened a few times now, that while riding the Java code from the Java code sample, the backspace key fails to work (it ...
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Coding across the room while walking, possibly using AIDE, TeamViewer, Chromecast, or other mechanism

Why is it that only certain apps can Chromecast to a TV with a Chromecast device? I would like to open AIDE and cast my code onto the television so that I can code on my smartphone as I walk around ...
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Find out the URLs opened by each app on my phone [duplicate]

Every morning around 5 AM and in the evening around 4 PM, some app installed on my phone tries to reach out to the test.com website or other sites such as arlo-banners.weareenvoy.net. I suspect it ...
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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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Can I redirect the recent apps button/action to the app launcher?

In short, I wondered if there was a way of configuring the home/recent apps button to go to the app launcher instead? (Perhaps it is a software recommendations/tweaks question.) EDIT: This lost its ...
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How do I remove a duplicate entry under “Open with”?

If I open a web link from GMail, first it opens within GMail itself. There is then the menu option in GMail to "Open in Chrome". If more than one app is registered for this purpose, it becomes "Open ...
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Cannot start the Virtual Machine which has been created in Virtualbox

I download a android-x86 8.1-r1 .iso. Using Virtuabox-6.0, after creating the VM with default values, I go to setting to load in the .iso. When I click 'Start', a window pops up with a msg about exit ...
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Oreo 8.1: Day of the week not displaying in notification drawer

I'm running Android Oreo 8.1. How do I have the day off the week show up next to the date in the notification drawer drop-down? Thanks.
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How to turn off auto rotation in aide

I am not able to turn off auto-rotation in aide app, i tried many times but i could not found any solution. i also tried to find the option for rotation in aide setting but there was no option given ...
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What is this icon in my status bar that looks like a finger pointing at 3 horizontal lines?

Can anyone identify this icon? here again with context: I can't find anything online and no one at Verizon or Kyocera can identify it either. I need help figuring out what this icon is and what it ...
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Prevent app from seeing installed apps

Is there any way, through settings or ADB, to prevent an app (that I installed) from knowing what other apps are installed?
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Reinstall app removed via ADB

I removed 'MusicFX' via adb shell pm uninstall --user 0 'musicfx package' And now I'm having issue with playing Bluetooth media audio, so I thought maybe it's that Can it be reinstall, maybe an ...
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Any way to scroll browser or page w/ volume buttons? [duplicate]

I"m using Oreo on a Nexus 6p, and read online a lot. Is there any way without rooting that a web browser can scroll or page with the volume buttons?
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Not able to use media audio on Bluetooth

I'm using an Alcatel Tetra, Android 8.1 with bluedio victory 2nd gen headphones and media isn't working. Android insists no media is connected. I can confirm the headset support A2DP, and media gies ...
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Why Package Manger (pm) gives error “java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Unknown permission:” in shell script?

I created a .sh script which sets app permissions on android devices. If I push the script on /sdcard and run it through adb shell with command sh ./test.sh. The following error occurs on each ...
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Xperia XZ Premium Dual recognizes Micro SIM cut to fit Nano tray, but not regular Nano SIM cards

Ok, so I've got one headache inducing mind-boggler for y'all today. My phone (Xperia XZ Premium Dual, model number G8142, codename Maple, architecture Yoshino), has a rather odd issue when it comes to ...
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Music and custom podcasts are not pausing

From the time I took Note 9, I see an issue with our clients podcast (like) app which we use to transfer audio notes. When I disconnect from Bluetooth, the app is not stopping also when I resume, it's ...
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Why can't I install YouTube on my phone?

I am using a Tecno Pop 2 Power device. It runs on Android 8.1(Oreo). It's a new device. When I launched it, it came pre-installed with the "YouTube Go" app, which is in no way a replacement for the ...
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How to test emergency broadcasts?

I want to test the emergency broadcast notifications (those for extreme weather and similar) to make absolutely sure that they work and everything is set up correctly. How can I do this? Google only ...
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Android Facebook messenger emojis are gone

I have a serious problem :) I'm used to be able to chose between emoji/sticker/gif when I press the little smile next to where you enter the messages on iOS. But on my Android phone there are only ...
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Android 8.1 colors inverted incorrectly

For many releases of Android, I've used inverted colors at night to reduce screen induced insomnia. A black background is much easier on the eyes than a white background, Prior to 8.1 (on a Samsung ...
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details in edit contact not available

Since the update to Oreo 8.1 I have not been able to add details to my contacts. I can add a street address in outlook 2010 and sync it then it shows. When I edit a contact I want all possible ...
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What is this unknown app using my wifi?

I've just noticed this 10109 in my wifi usage. I have a separate entry for Deleted apps so it must be an active one. I have root, running RR Rom on a OnePlus 5T if that is of any help in identifying ...
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adb error type 3 Activity class {com.android.launcher3/com.android.launcher3.WallpaperCropActivity} does not exist

I tried to change my wallpaper via adb. As I'm new to Android and don't know much about its activities, launcher etc. I don't know where my mistake is. I have found following adb command: adb shell ...
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On Android x-86 how do I access the PC's internal CD/DVD drive?

On Android x-86 how do I access the PC's internal CD/DVD drive on an HP envy 15 running Android X-86 8.1. The device shows R/W for data exchange only, it will not read pre-recorded discs.
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TWRP unable to mount anything except external-sd (invalid argument)

I'm trying to install Magisk on my Leagoo T8s but there's errors even before Magisk installation: E:Primary block device '/dev/block/platform/bootdevice/by-name/userdata' for mount point '/data' is ...
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Google play service is deleted, and the cellphone is stuck in setting up

I finished unlocking the bootloader on my android, then I downgraded Google Play Service, then I reset the phone to factory default. After the reset, I was asked to set up the phone. However, in the ...
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What happens if a change the SIM card to my phone?

Will Android add the contacts of the new SIM card to my Google Account? What else could happen?
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Install google play on emulator

How can I install google play on emulator? I start my emulator like this: ./emulator -avd my_custom_device_API_26 -dns-server 8.8.8.8 -writable-system and I tried it this way but it doesn't work. ...
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Remove Google Play Services from no-root Android 8.1 phone [duplicate]

How does user remove the stubborn 'Google Play Services' from the Android phone? Android 8.1 'Google Play Services' does not allow remove updates option. Why does 'Google Play Services' behave ...
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Any way to “play” a contact's number as DTMF via speaker?

I bought a lovely old phone from the 70's that only "talks" the pulse dial mode: I connected it to my router and it can succesfully receive calls. When I try to dial out it does not work because the ...
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“Weather is running” notification

Running 8.1.0 on a Moto x4: I keep getting this notification: Weather is running Tap for more information or to stop the app. If I tap and Force Stop the Weather app, it comes back before ...
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Unable to unlock bootloader of OPPO F7

I have bought oppo f7, which comes with android 8.1 firmware. It has been 5 months since the purchase and obviously it is still in warranty period. I wanted to root my phone for the reasons you may be ...
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How to multiply time programs use through the sleep() system call?

how to multiply time a program waits for the sleep() system call so that when it asks to sleep 1µs it actually pause 2µs and when it ask 3 minutes it actually sleeps 6 minutes rather than the asked ...
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How to pick up the smallest distance for car?

I’m in a situation where even with forbidding motorway I’m ending up with a 110 Km deviation to the north or the south for driving straight to the east. I want the shortest path in Km even if takes ...