Questions tagged [9.0-pie]

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

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Samsung Galaxy S9+ randomly stops music when screen is off

Android Version: Pie (latest update) Phone age: Around 1 year (the guarantee expired in June 2019) Since updating 1 month ago, my phone randomly started pausing Spotify and other apps when the ...
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Is there any way to disable the repeated animation in the notification bar, for app update downloads?

I've just acquired an Android 9 phone. It is part of the Android One scheme, so the software should be really stock Android. I do not currently wish to install a custom ROM, or otherwise mod the OS ...
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Why can't I change my password in system settings? Nexus 6p Resurrection Remix Pie

After entering the wrong password too many times in VPN settings, I can't enter my password in settings. Whenever I do, I get sent back to the previous page. I can't even change my password!
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Phone is not updating!

I have a G955U Galaxy S8+ AT&T Factory Unlocked on Android 7.0 Baseband Version: G955USQU1AQC9 Android Security Patch Level - April 1, 2017 I no longer live in the US, and currently in the ...
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[Honor View 10 Lite][USB] Device not recognized by PC

Looked everywhere around the net, followed any guide I was able to find, and now my last hope is here. As the title say I'm unable to successfully connect my device to any PC. What I already did ? ...
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Live wallpaper selection on Pie?

I find the new Wallpaper app on Pie doesn't let you pick live wallpapers. Even when I downloaded the APK and installed it, it says 'cannot install'. It's not as though 9 doesn't support them, the ...
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Android 9 “battery fully charged” icon flickers: What does it mean?

With my Samsung S10e phone fully charged, when I unplug it from USB then re-plug it in, the "battery fully charged" behaves like this: appears and disappears a few time quickly stays visible for 5 ...
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What is the fastest way to shutdown unrooted Android phone?

Sometimes I need to have my phone shut down as fast as possible. In older phones I was able to remove the battery, but after some "innovations" this feature is no longer present. Is there any better ...
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All system audio being transmitted over calls

So I have a Huawei Y9 (2018) running Android 9 with EMUI 9.1. Whenever I'm on a call (I've only observed this with Messenger calls so far), all the audio from my notifications and media (if any) also ...
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How do you view battery usage on Android Pie?

In old Android versions, I would commonly go to view my battery percentage in the options to make sure that none of the apps running in the background were burning out the battery. In Android Pie, ...
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Are there any shortcuts that could adjust the brightness unintentionally on a Huawei Nova 3i (Android 9)

I'm trying to assist an elderly person with poor eyesight with her phone. She has found that when the auto brightness setting is enabled, the screen is too dim for her to see. Without the auto ...
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Is it possible to use a Bluetooth earpiece while using a microphone plugged into the headphone Jack?

I'm going to be attending an event as a representative of a semi-professional podcast. I will be interviewing several people but, it is a long, busy event with no area for formal interviews, so I ...
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Changing Mac Address on Mi A1 running LineageOS - where to look to fix problem?

I have a rooted Mi A1, and upgraded to the latest LineageOS daily build (Pie). Most things work OK, however I can no longer change the MAC address of my device (which worked on stock). I'm trying to ...
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Is it possible to change notification bar on Android Pie?

Hi. After updating Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 to Android 9.0(Pie), my notification bar changed. So is there any way to change icons order (justify clock to the other side). NOTE: My phone is not rooted.
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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 do I disable the missed phone call notification light?

The green flashing light whenever I miss a call is really annoying. I'd like to turn that off while keeping the purplish voicemail indicator light. I'm not finding a clear way to do it in the phone ...
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No internet connection on android device

I have Samsung Galaxy S9 with Android 9. Once in a few days happens to me that I have no internet connection on this device. Cannot load any page in Chrome, cannot connect in Speedtest app. Device is ...
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Android “Nearby” ( set up nearby device ) - “No devices Found”

trying to migrate over from 1 mobile to other . Older is on 7.0 and newer is 9.x aka Pie. Both devices have bluetooth and wi-fi turned on. In fact one sees the other on a bluetooth scan and they ...
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Factory reset, will the os revert?

Hi I just purchased an Android phone that came with Android Oreo. It's replacing a phone that had Android Pie. Shortly after I set up the new Android Oreo phone It upgraded to Android Pie, but because ...
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Can we modify the AOSP system directory neverallows for allowing process on seandroid?

Can we modify the system directory neverallows for allowing rules. Because I'm adding allow rules in the device sepolicy directory,but it gives never allow errors at build time for that I'm adding ...
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Turn off the prompt asking “You usually dismiss these notifications. Keep showing them?”

I often dismiss notifications from my home screen by swiping them. For example, I collaborate through google docs a lot, and get updates on when a document has changed. I like knowing when this ...
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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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Is it possible to designate a connection as SSID “mobile network”?

I am wondering if there is a method by which I can designate a WLAN/WiFi connection as "mobile network" based on its SSID for the sake data usage policies by apps or the Android system in general. ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 does not recognize my micro SD card

I got an used 4GiB (not much, but as a gift it's ok). When I first inserted it, it was recognized by the phone (9.0 July Patch) and formatted, but after a failed data transfer he phone sees it only at ...
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android Firefox notification

In the Firefox app for android, some sites cause a huge notification to be displayed by Firefox. This notification is composed of the site title and a "play" (triangle) icon, as though the site was ...
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android birthday reminder

I have a simple request: how can I get notified of birthdays from contacts I have saved in android? Ideally, I am not looking for 3rd party apps (with ads, unchecked handling of contacts...), but for ...
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Unable to set up FTP server on my A50

I just bought a brand new A50. I was able to use FTP apps to transfer files and it was going on good. But later on I messed up with the settings to improve my battery lifetime so FTP apps don't work. ...
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How to troubleshoot something keeping my CPU up and draining the battery

Phone: Nokia 7 Plus Android version: 9 Intro: My problem started few months ago when the battery life suddenly dropped. With Wifi and bluetooth turned off the phone barely lasts a day. Interestingly, ...
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Unable to use IPv6 under WIFI

My cellphone is Oneplus 7 Pro, Android 9, latest oneplus official OS. When I am using the 4G network, IPv6 works fine. If I am connected to my WIFI, I can't visit IPv6 site on my Android phone. ...
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What's the “Installation” folder in Android 9 Internal Shared Storage?

It has a strange file with no file extension inside it, and the file contains a string of 24 characters consisting of lowercase letters and numbers. The file name is also a similar string of 6 ...
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Remove search bar from home screen in Android 9 (“Pie”)

I am using Xiaomi A2 Lite and I want to get rid of search bar on my home screen, preferably without and without installing custom launchers (that are likely to be the next configuration time sink). I ...
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Nokia phone has pre-installed survey: how can I remove it?

I just bought a Nokia 6.1 phone. On the whole I like it, but today this popped up: The app is called "NPS" ("Net Promoter Score"?) version 9.0010.50. I found a discussion of it here, but the only way ...
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Auto wallpaper changer

I need to auto download wallpaper from internet and set based on a frequency ( daily or hourly ) ? I'm using Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on Android Pie. Is this functionality available in android?
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Configure Emergency Alerts on Android Pie

My phone is in either vibrate or DND mode at night. I enabled developer mode in order to be able to allow the emergency alerts to ignore DND, since otherwise they make no sound at night (don't know ...
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Wildcard when looking up number in contact list for incoming calls?

Scenario: I have the number to the switchboard of a company X in my contacts on my phone, the number is something like 123 400 00. All the employees then have their own numbers in the same serie, ...
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My Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Doesn't Show an “Allow USB Debugging?” Prompt. Is there a fix?

Around this morning, I had the idea to transfer all my whatsapp chats(from android to ios) Not so complicated, right? Well, I was in for a rude awakening. Not only did I spend literally 7 hours ...
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Is there any way to return the AM/PM to my status bar?

This is specific to a carrier-locked (VZW) Samsung Galaxy Note 9 running v9.0 Pie. Samsung decided to take away the AM/PM indication in the status bar clock, likely to save space for the "hole punch". ...
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Ant+ hardware support broken in Android 9?

Recently, my Xiaomi Mi A1 received an update to Android 9, and since that I figured out that Ant+ is not working anymore (which did work pefectly using Android 8). Ant Radio tester from the Google ...
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Why are homescreen icons bouncing?

My wife and I just got new Essential phones running Android 9 (Pie.) On my wife's phone, the docked toolbar icons at the bottom of the homescreen bounce every few seconds, as if they're asking for ...
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Is this Android phone Android 9.0 or Android 6.0?

I purchased an XGody Mate 20, advertised as Android 9.0. Indeed, if you switch it on Settings -> About Phone reports Android 9.0: However, when I plug the device in, Android Studio reports it to be ...
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Will the new changes to Android 9 cause the VPN based firewall apps become obsolete?

Firewall apps use VPN to manage network (to allow or disallow apps to connect to the Internet via Wifi or Mobile Data), mainly is for phones that are not rooted. However, this article mentions: As ...
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Is there a way to upgrade Vivo V5 from Marshmallow to Pie?

I am having an Android device Vivo V5, Which has Android Marshmallow installed. Now, I want to upgrade the OS to Android Pie. Please suggest me any workaround.
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How to make Wifi always on while screen is sleep?

I have samsung A30 with android 9, when screen is off or sleep wifi goes sleep also, so I don't receive notifications from apps that works on internent until open my screen, how to solve this? I want ...
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How to tell if an SD Card is already internal storage?

I have a Nokia 6.1, and Android One phone, running Pie. Is there any way to tell if my SD card is already formatted for internal storage? Thanks
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How to use Private DNS on Android Pie for tethering?

Is it possible to use Private DNS on my laptop that is connected to WiFi shared by my Android Pie smartphone with configured Private DNS? I tried visiting https://1.1.1.1/help from my phone and it ...
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DeX mode not starting after Android security update

After recent two Android security updates, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 plugged into a DeX station is unable to detect it and therefore it is not offering the notification which allows to turn on the ...
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Is root required for screen sharing / remote desktop on Android Pi

I am having inordinate difficulty trying to get any kind of remote desktop working on a Samsung SM-T510 tablet I have just bought (which runs on Android Pi). I have tried Teamviewer, Airdroid and ...
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How to change the encryption key on (rooted) Android 9?

In Android 6, you could change the disk encryption key using the vdc command with vdc cryptfs changepw NEWPW In Android 9, you get a message, that raw commands are no longer supported. During ...
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Setting the proxy over Ethernet connection

I have a phone running Android 9, connected to the internet via ethernet (with a usb c to ethernet adapter). I want to set the proxy settings. I know how to do this over Wi-Fi, but I can't find the ...
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File recovery on bootloader unlocked Pixel without flashing

I have a first generation Google Pixel the bootloader of which is unlocked and is running stock Pie. I need to recover deleted files on it because a move operation got effed up by ES File Explorer ...