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Questions tagged [9.0-pie]

The latest version of Android, which was first released in May 2018.

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Android Pie background apps

Android Pie doesnt allow background apps to have access to microphone or Camera. Is this valid in case of screenshot also ? Does the app needs to be foreground and visible for any of the above ...
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Thumbanails Not Regenerating

So I recently switched to a Samsung Galaxy A50 with One UI version 1.1 build over Android Version 9. So, I've been facing an issue with thumbnails regeneration. The DCIM/.thumbnails folder keeps ...
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Android (9) Pie's native “Back Up” to google drive grayed out

Android Pie has a native manual back up to google drive. After I turned off the back up and turned it back on, the back up button is grayed out. Since then I Re-added my google account on my phone ...
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How to use Pie manual rotation on a phone with physical buttons?

Apparently, since Android Pie the screen can now be locked to landscape orientation (hurray! CyanogenMod (and WP8) has had this since like forever). However, my device (Nokia 5) has physical buttons, ...
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Properly Unroot Lineage OS 16

As you all well may be aware, I don't mean 'all', but that is if you have ever been on Lineage OS and you have ever tried using an app that doesn't run on rooted phones, Lineage is kind of by default ...
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Android 9 (Pie) sd external card conventions

My Moto g6 asked to reformat my SD card after the official Pie update. No app was able to access the SD card and only the System and Total Commander even recognized it. After Android formated, I could ...
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Front camera not working on OnePlus 5T

Since yesterday my phone's front camera hasn't been working. Not working on most apps, including native camera. While touching "switch camera" button in camera application, nothing happens. ...
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Has the setting to disable icon frames been removed on the Galaxy S10 lineup?

On previous versions of Samsung Galaxy phones I've owned, I had the option to enable/disable icon frames around the apps on my home screen. This setting could be found by navigating to Settings > ...
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Devices that support multi camera api [closed]

I want to buy a new phone that allows multi camera api for a specific app that I'm developing. I tried to search for a list of devices that allow this feature but i only found out google pixel 3. Are ...
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Microphone Permssion in Pie not listing all apps

I have a Pixel phone. Recently I checked App permissions →Microphone permissions, and it shows 5 of 24 apps allowed. But when I open the microphone permissions, it lists only 4 apps. Is this ...
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Disable Bixby on Galaxy S9 without root?

I have read this question and realised that it is outdated. With the most recent android update for my Galaxy S9, I have no way to disable the Bixby button out of the box. Previously I had to sign in ...
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Delayed notifications on Huawei Mate 10 pro with Android Pie, EMUI 9.0

What I experience these last months is that notifications from various apps of mine do not appear in time. Either they appear very late or not at all (until I open the specific app). My system is ...
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location via WiFi, cell tower not working anymore

I have a Nokia 8 Sirocco with Android 9 (kernel version 4.4.153-perf+ #1). Since a few weeks ago I noticed that the phone seems to be unable to get its non-GPS based location - e.g. via WiFi locations ...
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SwiftKey: Keyboard completely gone after update!

To all SwiftKey users who stumble accross this post: Do not update your SwirftKey app at the moment! Hello everyone Today I updated several apps on my Android 9 Huawei Mate 20 Pro (non-rooted), ...
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Can firewall block connection over VPN?

I would like to block specific apps from making connection to internet. I sometimes am connected by VPN but not always. How can I make firewall work for both VPN and not VPN, wifi and mobile data? My ...
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Unexpected logcat when on idle phone

I asked this question on Overflow but was advised to ask it here. I am attempting to debug an error using logcat in Android Studio on my testing device, a Galaxy s9 plus running Pie. Suddenly I have ...
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What is using WIFI on my device in the background?

DEVICE: HUAWEI HONOR PLAY (CORAL00), ANDROID 9, EMUI 9.0.0 A little back story: Today afternoon (around 12:00), a classmate took my phone to see about its features and stuff, spent some 8-10 mins ...
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Where did the shortcuts go in Pie on Samsung?

After upgrading to Pie, I noticed the typical differences in App multitasking on my Samsung phone (left & right swipes, etc). However it seems that Samsung's gestures have also gone away... I can'...
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Different notification sounds for individual contacts

Seems to me that after the last update all my custom notification sounds from Hangouts have been reset to default and I can't find the Set Notification option anymore. I have a Pixel with the latest ...
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How to Disable Screen Rotation Icon

I lock my screen rotation to portrait, and I have my navigation bar hidden to provide more screen real estate. With the navigation bar hidden, I have come to experience the rotation icon appear in ...
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How to delay Android 9 notifications til next day

Is there any way to delay notifications to next day? Like how you can delay them 15m, 30m, 1 hour or 2 hours from the notification bar now.
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Determining which app keeps asking me to choose a SIM card

I have a dual-SIM version of Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8142) running Android 9. In my "Dual SIM" settings I have explicitly asked the phone to use one of the two SIM cards for "Cellular Data", "Calls" ...
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WhatApp Profile Pictures from Contacts

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8+. I have a few contacts who have not set a profile picture within WhatsApp. Previously, it would automatically substitute their lack of profile picture with whatever picture ...
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MI A1 - after an update of PIE 9.0 patch level January 5, 2019 systems app crashing

MI A1 - After an update of PIE 9.0 patch level January 5, 2019 Device is too slow, Sytems app is Crashing. a battery drains fast. So My Question is - How to solve system app crashing issue after ...
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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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Problems in Local Terminal in Android's Developer Menu

I am currently having a problem in my Android 9's local terminal from the developer menu, where keys such as $ are turned into their counterpart in the QWERTY keyboard without pressing shift (for ...
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Can we diagnose and stop spying and tracking activities of android apps?

Recently I read a link https://telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/android-apps-caught-tracking-users-even-after-they-say-stop/68010363 Almost all android apps require permissions. Can we ...
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Error when checking for software updates!

I have an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9, and I've heard from multiple sources today that Android 9.0 was finally released to unlocked S9 phones. However, when I check for updates, it shows the error in ...
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Disabling Download Manager notifications

I have a Pixel 3 XL with Android P, and for the last 3 days, my phone started vibrating almost every hour, at exactly hh:10m, but without showing any notifications. After much time, I found some ...
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Decrypt userdata files using device and complete filesystem dump

My Oneplus 5 got softbricked (touch input completely stopped working some time after an update and nothing could be done about it). This happened soon (a couple of weeks) after it was updated to ...
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How do I only show contacts with phone numbers in the contacts list, Android 9P

I have always been able to show only contacts with phone numbers in my contact list, but with my new Samsung S9 I can not find a way to do it. There are way too many to scroll through and since they ...
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What are the alternatives for Xposed framework on Pie? Preferably without triggering Safety Net?

Xposed development has been in a limbo with the last update being a beta released a year ago. Die hard fans of Xposed hesitate to upgrade Android, in the absence of Xposed support.This is true for ...
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Calls and media using both earpiece and loudspeaker

I have a Galaxy S6 Edge (SM925F) running android 9.0 (Lineage OS 16) Pie. For some odd reason, both calls and media (such as YouTube videos) use both the earpiece and the loudspeaker at the same time. ...
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Is it possible to make a Google Pixel turn on automatically when connected to a charger?

I have a first gen Google Pixel with a temperamental power button. It seems to be fine mechanically but is almost never responsive. This means that when my phone battery dies, it's always a ...
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Problem displaying apostrophes (')

I'm currently experiencing a strange bug on my device: Whenever an apostrophe (') would be displayed, it shows an ampersand (&) instead, and the rest of the text that would be after the apostrophe ...
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How to have microG works on Havoc OS?

Long story short, microG is supposed to take advantage of signature spoofing in order to do his magic. But I couldn't make this happen. Context : I just did a clean install of Havoc OS (Android Pie) ...
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Android Pie on Pixel 2 keeps wanting to restart

I bought a Pixel 2 a few weeks ago and upgraded it to Android Pie, but about every three days it comes up with a notification asking me to restart (I forget the exact wording of the message). Have ...
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Android's certain button cannot pressed

Im facing issue cant press certain button (i.e. VPN ok button, chrome agree t&c), as seen in the video Screen Record (GDrive) Currently i am using Ressurection Remix 7.0 (Android Pie/9) ...
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How to disable full screen incoming call (Android Pie)

I have a Xiaomi Mi A1, and it recently updated (January Pie patch). Before it, every time I received a call while I was in a full screen app with Do Not Disturb activated, it would show the incoming ...
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Samsung Galaxy S9 running android 9 SMS pending

New to the forum and having an issue. I upgraded my S9 from android 8 to android 9 last night and now when I try to send a message it got a spinning circle next to the time and has a status of ...
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One Plus 5 does not appears in ADB

I wish to install an another OS on my OnePlus 5 phone. At least try... So I follow the various guides on the web, valid developer options, click on "unlock OEM" and "USB debugging". OK. I also ...
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OnePlus 5 Black Screen after Pie

My OnePlus 5 after the Pie OTA update wont show the screen. after rebooting, it only shows the 'android' logo and then the screen goes completely blank(black). I can sense that the phone is turning on ...
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How do I send SMS to contact groups on Android 9 / OnePlus 5T?

I've created a group and added four contacts to it in gmail contacts. How do I send an SMS to this group on my phone? This was easy to do from both the SMS app Messaging and the Contacts app on ...
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Google Pixel 3: Android 9: Twitter app can make sounds while in Do Not Disturb

I am running Android 9 on a Pixel 3, and I am suprised that the Twitter app is allowed to make a "plopp" sound when clicking on e.g. the heart symbol of a tweet, while I am in Do Not Disturb mode. Is ...
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Is it possible to use Android Emulator to pass identity confirmation via Android Device?

My google account is requiring I confirm my identity using an Android device, but I have no android devices. I had logged in with one over 4 years ago, but no longer have any (switched to IOS for ...
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Unable to Send or Receive MMS on LineageOS on T-Mobile S6

NexusOS 9.0 (LineageOS for Galaxy S6 T-Mobile) MMS sending hangs Messenger MMS receiving downloads forever
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Batch control of notification channels

So I have a decent amount of apps >100 on my Samsung A8 and would like to reset all of their notification channels to urgent/popup with sound. I didn't understand when I set all of the setting ...
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Contacts from removed Google account still appear in Phone app - Android 9

I am currently using a Xiaomi Mi A2 (andoid one) with Android 9. At some point I added another google account to the phone, just to view some mails. After removing this account, the contacts saved ...
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How to prevent an application to access Internet without root access and without VPN?

When we turn on data access (by mobile data or by wifi) in an android phone, all applications start Internet access and almost all applications like whatsapp, facebook, twitter start notifications. I ...
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Effects of hourglass button in Android P easter egg

In the Android P easter egg, PAINT.APK, there is a button in the toolbar that looks like an hourglass. Clicking it rotates it, but it appears to have no effect. What effects do the hourglass button in ...