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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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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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USB Bluetooth Dongle is not use in Android Oreo OS [closed]

I am using USB Bluetooth Dongle. I am trying to connect with my Android phone (Android version 8.0). But, it is not connect with any android phone with Android Oreo OS. Please give suggestion what I ...
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Android Selinux - avc denied (transition) [closed]

i have a bespoke deamon i am adding to my android 8.1 source tree. but i keep getting the error: type=1400 audit(21.610:3): avc: denied { transition } for pid=217 comm="init" path="/system/bin/...
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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 ...
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How I can downgrade from U3 to U1 “oreo to nougat”

I want to downgrade my phone from Oreo to Nougat My phone is Samsung J730F. But the problem is that Samsung locked the boot-louder. Can I go back by flashing the phone combination ROM then flash my ...
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Phone memory images stopped showing in the gallery

I'm using Zenfone max pro M1, while I was trying to edit a picture I saw that most of my pictures are not shown in the gallery then I suddenly went to the gallery app and noticed that the phone memory ...
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Exclude an Android/data folder from cache cleanup

I have a game which downloads all of it's data and contents in a folder in Android/data . The size is over 400MB and device is not rooted. Every time I do a cache and junk cleanup, All files of this ...
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Can't enable “Developer options” on Android 8.1

The official guide says: On Android 4.1 and lower, the Developer options screen is available by default. On Android 4.2 and higher, you must enable this screen as follows: Open the ...
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Uber Driver is crashing (not even start) on Android 8.1

I bought a new phone because my older was so old that Uber Driver was too slow, couldn't even use a different map service (like Google Maps or Waze). Bought a Redmi 6 (International Version), with ...
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I'm not able to access the VPN Settings of in Android 8.1

I'm using the NordVPN App for Android. The app version is 3.8.3. My Smartphone is a Honor 8X with Android 8.1.0 and EMUI 8.2.0. In their "Automatic Kill Switch" article on https://nordvpn.com/...
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Some games force use of gamepad controls instead of touch controls

I recently bought a new smartphone, it's a LG Q7 and it's running Android 8.1 With it I tried running various games, of which, two of them are gear.club and Implosion - Never Lose Hope. Although I ...
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How to fix jittery GPS readings that occurred out of the blue?

I have a Xiaomi Mi A1 running Android 8.1.0 and had no issues with it whatsoever but lately, completely out of the blue, the GPS readings became really jittery when using the phone for running ...
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How to transfer IR Remote codes to a phone which has no learning support?

My current Android phone (Oreo 8.1) has got an IR sensor and I can use it to control some devices. But unlike, my old Android phone (KitKat 4.4), it doesn't support learning new IR codes to act as a ...
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Scheduled turn off & on on android 8.1 [duplicate]

Scheduled turning the device off and on has apparently been discontinued in Android 8. Edit: At least for my device thats the case. Given that it was one of my favorite functionalities in android 7, ...
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Night light sunset to sunrise doesn't work without location?

Does night light sunset to sunrise mode require active location to work ? I have it set to "Turns on from sunset to sunrise", but it doesn't turn on automatically (location is kept off). From https:/...
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Prevent Swiping the Quick Settings Tiles While Device Locked

How can I prevent swiping the quick settings tiles while device locked and on lock screen while device locked like iOS Control Center. I'm using Android 8.1 One with Mi A2 Lite. (Tap to enlarge)
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Change status of “view only” contact in Google contacts

Nexus 5x (yes, still running) Oreo 8.1 Google Contacts 3.2.5.222172751 I had a friend's name misspelled in my contact list and wanted to fix it. Ordinarily (and on all my other contacts) there is a ...
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Why don't calls to emergency numbers show in the Phone app's call log?

I recently had to make an emergency call. I later noticed in my device's call logs in the Phone app that the emergency number I called doesn't show up in the call log. (In other words, no entry shows ...
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Android 8.1 Keyboard on Galaxy Tab A doesn't display word choices

My old Samsung Galaxy Tab running Android 4.2 would always show 3 word suggestions above the keyboard as I was typing. I thought it was very helpful. But my new tablet(Galaxy Tab A 8") running 8.1 ...
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Deleted contact in SIM keeps coming back after booting device (8.1 Oreo, Mi A1)

Here is the problem I wanted to delete few contacts 6 months ago. I deleted say 5. Successfully deleted. Nice. But one of them keeps coming back after some time. So at first, I thought well it might ...
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Moto G5 plus, not vibrating on incoming calls

I have Moto G5 Plus, with Android Version 8.1.0. This issue is related to vibration feature. My phone has stopped vibrating when I receive incoming calls. The phone vibrates properly when there is a ...
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I can't enable notifications icons badge on Moto E5 Play

I have a Moto E5 Play with Oreo 8.1(Android Go) and I can't enable notification icons badge, I mean those little dots over the application icons on home. When I go to Configuration-> Apps ...
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How to downgrade Google search app in recovery?

For some reason, I would like to downgrade the Google search app (com.google.android.quicksearchbox) to a older version, and upgrade later, on a MI 8 running Android Oreo. But when /system is mounted ...
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Unable to set launcher Oreo

I am using a Huawei p20 it had a lot of Chinese so I installed a launcher. It worked for a few days but now the the launcher behaves like an app(I can exit out of it ) and now the default launcher tab ...
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Android Files App - Can't acces shown SMB shares

My SMB server (running on a raspberry pi using SAMBA as the server software, setup per this guide) shows up normally in the built-in Android file manager (under the "Network neighbourhood" heading). ...
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Disable or change audio ducking (lowering)?

The audio ducking feature seems to let apps decide to lower its volume or pause playback while a notification from another app is playing. Even though this feature is turned on by default, I am ...
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Lineage OS 15.1 adoptable storage error [duplicate]

I have a 32GB EVO microSD card Class 10 .My device is Asus Zenfone Max pro M1 with internal storage of 64GB,it supports Lineage OS officially. When I tried to convert my microSDcard into adoptable ...
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Music app overlay with control on volume level change

I'm newbie in android world (recently switched from windows phone). And I really miss the music overlay that comes into place when you press volume level button. In desktop windows it looks like ...
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How to make navigation bar stay on side in landscape?

I've recently gotten a Samsung Galaxy Tab S4. When I'm holding it in portrait mode the nav bar is at the bottom and that's fine, but when I rotate it to landscape the nav bar moves to the long edge. ...
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What do I need to do, to let email be stored in this folder?

I asked Aquamail to save attachments on my SD card, but it had permissions issues. The info on the folder is below. Aquamail error message: Folder info/permissions in FX: I understand that ideally, ...
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Why Gallery and Music app are unable to read SD card storage while a file explorer can?

I checked my phone after a while (after 3 hours), and I found that all of my photos and songs were not there anymore. I checked my ES file explorer, because by default, I have Google files (which is ...
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Open gapps crashing, no GSF id available on LineageOS 15.1

I just installed LineageOS 15.1 on my Galaxy Note 4 (SM910F) via TWRP, everything worked out nicely. Now I wanted to add the Gapps to the system in order to use the playstore. I downloaded the zip ...
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Hide the PIN entry on stock lock screen

Is it possible to hide the visual feedback on the PIN entry on the Android stock lock screen? The feedback makes it pretty easy for anybody standing near to watch the PIN: I know that it is possible ...
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File not deleted from Downloads message (but got disappeared)

When I try to delete a file using the downloads app (Android 8.1 app), I sometimes get the notification that my file couldn't be deleted and subsequent message by tapping the notification that my file ...
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How to prevent systemless Xposed Framework from crashing Play Store?

I'm using systemless Xposed Framework module (v90.2 beta 3) of Magisk Framework (v17.1) on a rooted OnePlus 6 running OxygenOS v5.1.8 (Android 8.1.0). I'm having an issue with Xposed Framework and ...
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“Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep” not working in Honor 8x [duplicate]

I have set in my Honor 8x (Android 8.1) phone the option "Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep" to "always", but when I download large games from Google Play, then after a short period, when I check again I ...
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Gmail Contacts on Android refusing to sync 1 specific contact. What could be the reasons?

In my android device, I have set my contacts to be sync to my gmail account. I just add contacts under my email address instead of the phone and just assumed that everything will be synced. But now I ...
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Show (custom) label in results when searching contacts

I have assigned some custom labels to some of my contacts. Now when searching for this label I see the contacts that have that label. Is there a way that the label also is being displayed in the ...
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mac address randomization on NON-rooted Android 8.1 phone for both wifi and mobile data

I am trying to force my box to (up to date as of posting, NOT rooted Xiomi Redmi Note 5 with Android 8.1.0 OPM1.17 with security patch 2018-09-01., kernel 4.4.78perf+, gui is MIUI v10.0.2.) ...
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How to prevent vibration of calls from one contact?

I have a contact who calls me regularly on Wednesday evenings. I already set her ring tone to "nothing", but cannot find any method to prevent the vibration. Using regularly silent-mode, but I ...
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How to turn off split screen mode in Oreo?

I hate this feature because: I don't use it I often turn this on automatically Any way this can be disabled? I've searched the net but nothing useful came up. Thanks
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How can I use ADB Access to add a notification drop down button to the navigation bar?

I am using a Samsung Note 9 running Android 8.1. I would like to add a button to the navigation bar that brings down the notification drawer. This was possible natively on a previous version of ...
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Moved files within Internal Storage and file can't be accessed from android

I have Moto G S5 (Android 8.1). I connected it to my laptop (Ubuntu 18.04). I moved some files (about 4 Gb) from a folder in internal storage to root folder of the internal storage. Transfer ...
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Oreo 8.1 for Redmi Note 3

I'm using Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 with Android 6.0. I don't think there will an official android update for my device further. I am thinking of unlocking the bootloader, and installing oreo in it. Can ...
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How can I use the fingerprint sensor on my unencrypted phone?

Searching for the cause of decreased screen-on time after updating the firmware on my phone (the standby time is generally excellent), I realised it was not encrypted before, and as I had to change ...
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“Do not disturb” schedule not taking effect

I've configured "Do not disturb" to be on from 21:30 to 10:00. This morning, in around 7:00, I got a "new mail" chime that woke me up. When I got it, I looked at the screen and saw that DND is off. ...