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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
16 views

How to upgrade SWM 8802 to Android 8.1

I purchased a SWM 8802 double din automotive head unit from ebay and I was under the impression that it would have android 7.1 installed as advertised. Turns out it actually has android 5.1, which has ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

How to move data to a bigger SD card (internal storage)?

I have a Moto G5 with Android 8.1. My 128 Gb micro sd card is formatted as internal, and I want to replace it with a bigger one (and I want to still use it as an internal storage). Is it any way I can ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Re-locking bootloader with stock ROM/recovery - Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus

I recently unlocked the bootloader on my Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus to take a partition image, as per this answer. I didn't flash the recovery or make any change to the ROM, and the device is not rooted. ...
-1
votes
0answers
9 views

How do i unlock my LG Rebel 4 [on hold]

Hello trying to figure how to unlock my LG Rebel 4 LTE. I have opened the developer options. What next?
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Notification access

Can I get notification access on my techno F1 Android version 8.1.0? And how? It's because am trying to use installed apps but they need notification access and that the feature is not on my device🤔
2
votes
1answer
65 views

Why can't I move apps to external sdcard? [duplicate]

I'm using Redmi 5 Plus with global Oreo 8.1 ROM, rooted with Magisk. And I can't move my apps to external sdcard. I tried with native method of Android. But the Redmi 5 Plus or MIUI doesn't seem to ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Any chance to get rid of “PC Sync” calendar entirely?

Ten years later... Can someone explain me, how did I get "PC Sync" calendar to my stock calendar app on my Android 8.1 / Neffos X9 and -- the most important -- how to get rid of it? I know, I can ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Google Maps always turns screen on

I've been using mobile Google Maps on a variety of Motorola Moto phones so far in two "modes": actual driving suggestions (screen turned on), sharing location and route with other people (screen ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Unable to clear user data in Google Play Music

Google Play music occupies more than 1GB on my mobile phone. As you can see in the screenshot below, User Data accounts for most storage around ~1GB. When I press the Clear Data button, the screen ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Can locally downloaded emails be recovered from Gmail app? Specifically, can this be done while offline or after a Gmail account is deleted?

I read Can downloaded Android emails be backed up? and that seems to be the closest thing I can find to what I'm looking for, but it's an older post. I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with Android 8.1....
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Trouble running these 3 apps at the same time

I am on Android 8.1.0. (Non-rooted. LG LM-X212TA.) I would like to run all three of the following apps at the same time, but some seem to continue to crash when run at the same time. (I suspect ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Outlook not showing notifications

I am using ms Outlook on my moto g5 plus android 8. My Outlook app does not sure any notifications. It used to but not anymore. What do I do?
1
vote
0answers
43 views

Android storage errors, cannot write files, app keeps stopping?

My Android phone runs 8.1, model ASUS Zenfone Live V. I have 15.06 GB/16 of internal storage and roughly 11/128 on an microSD card. (I checked with ASUS when I bought it, it is the max storage and ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Broadcasting WhatsApp messages using third part app

I am a recruiter and I have to broadcast more than 100 candidates daily using WhatsApp. And practically it’s not possible to add 100-200 candidates daily. WhatsApp doesn’t allow broadcasting ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

How can I add android phone as secure 2FA to my google accounts after OS reinstall?

I bought a new phone (Redmi 6) and signed up to my google account. Everything worked fine, I used it as a 2FA to log in to my google account (using Google Prompt method). I also have my older phone ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

How to disable the google app in android 8.1.0?

I have been looking for the option using the google app itself, but when selecting the settings button inside, it does nothing, only stays in the same screen without the options in the second and ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

How to disable “save password to Google?” prompt?

I am currently using a Galaxy Tab A 2016 on Oreo and the above prompt pops up everytime I log in an app. Is there a way to disable this prompt? Thanks.
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Easily scroll to last page of apps

I have to scroll right 63 times from the home screen to get to the page where icons are placed for new apps installed on my phone. Is there some shortcut to get there? Some gesture I can enable or ...
0
votes
2answers
95 views

Network Problem in Android x86

I dual booted Android x86 8.1 iso in PC. Everything went nice but when I set it up it was not getting network. I am using USB device for internet connection. Can anyone please tell how to fix it?
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Will android background execution limitation issue affect Android notifications in 8.1 + devices?

Recently i have updated my device from 7.0 to 8.1 . Will android background execution limitation issue affect Android notifications in 8.1 + devices? Some of the app's notifications are not showing ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

Troubleshoot fastboot error 'remote: ' command not defined

Device: iMX 7ULP evaluation kit Platform-tools: r28.0.3 Image: O8.1.0_1.4.0_ANDROID_TOOL_7ULP_GA (ARM 32 Android 8.1) I used the image provided by nxp website on the device. Then I tried ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Google Drive showing device data without my consent

I signed in three Google accounts on my android phone. In Google account synchronization settings, I unchecked Google Drive so that no data from Google Drive server synced to phone and no data from ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How do I disable dark theme on a G5+ with 8.1

I have a Moto G5+ running Oreo 8.1. All my widgets have slowly drifted towards using the dark theme. I vaguely recall once enabling dark theme, but I'm not quite sure, especially since I've read that ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Multiple chrome tabs impact

I am interested in finding out how much impact on battery usage,data usage and memory/ resource drain does occur on my Android 8.1 (Oreo) when I have multiple instances of apps ( facebook 3 pages ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
192 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

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.
0
votes
1answer
26 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
243 views

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)...
1
vote
1answer
203 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

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)...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
118 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
510 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
62 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

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.
0
votes
1answer
28 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
64 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
732 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

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?