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

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Hiding WhatsApp display picture of a certain user

I have Android 9 in my phone and have WhatsApp version 2.19.258 installed on it. Now, I wish to hide/change the display picture of a certain contact, say Mr. Alex on my phone. How do I go about doing ...
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No images from SD card are shown in PTP mode

I have ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 with latest updates installed (Android 9, 070 firmware version) I try to connect my phone to PC (Arch Linux 64 bit, Cinnamon DE, Nemo file manager, latest updates ...
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Cast screen on Samsung Television from Moto G7

I have a Samsung smart TV. I want to cast the screen of my Moto G7 Power running Android 9 onto the TV. I have made sure that the TV and the cell phone are on the same Wi-Fi system. When I go to ...
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Android 9 app pinning not working

My LG V35 was recently upgraded to Android 9 and after the upgrade app pinning stopped working. I can pin an app but it gets unpinned by the OS and removed from the list of my recent apps. This was ...
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How to set individual sensitive content hide in android 9

Before using Android 9 I was able to set individual sensitive hide content on lock screen rule app by app. Something like, globally I selected Show All notification on the lock screen and then go to ...
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How can I restart my Samsung S9 phone without the power button or any other physical button?

How can I restart my Samsung S9 phone without the power button or any other physical button, and without rooting my phone? I only want to use the tactile screen.
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Prioritize notifications on Android 9 for specific apps

I need to prioritize the notifications of an application among the others (sofascore to be more precise). I enabled in the settings the push notifications and the sound while the screen is blocked and ...
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Connecting an account fails because of alleged Family Link and Google Play Services version mismatch

I'm migrating from a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini to a Redmi Note 3 whos bootloader I unlocked and then updated to Android Pie. Whenever I try to use the account that is already used by the Samsung device I ...
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Can not receive WhatsApp messages unless I open the app

I have a Huawei P20 Lite with Android 9, EMUI 9.1.0 and WhatsApp 2.19.253, which is the latest version. As I wrote in the title, I can't receive WhatsApp messages, after many hours of researching I ...
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For incoming call, the Phone app does not launch to cover entire screen

In case of an incoming call, the Phone app does not launch to cover the entire screen. Instead, two buttons are displayed at the top portion of the screen, Reject (red) and Answer (green), as shown ...
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How to enable edge-to-edge display for any app in Android Pie?

I recently upgraded my OnePlus 6 from Android Oreo to Pie (OxygenOS 9.0.8; rooted). This release came up with a restriction that only the apps listed under Settings → Display → Apps to ...
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How can I remove all animations on Samsung One UI (Android 9)?

How can I remove all animations on Samsung One UI (Android 9)? I've only found: which does reduce the animations but does not remove them.
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WiFi interferes with Bluetooth keyboard, causing keyboard to repeat characters like “thiiisss”. How can I fix this?

My phone's WiFi interferes with my Bluetooth keyboard, causing typed characters to repeat, lag, or get lost entirely. How can I fix this? The keyboard works fine with WiFi on other phones. Turning ...
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How to make navigation bar transparent?

I'm using android 9.0 with stock ROM. Either I use navigation bar or swipe up gesture is it possible to make it transparent? I want it transparent cause It looks pretty to see app UI fits edge to ...
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Disable Client Isolation when using hotspot

I just moved to a new place and internet is not setup yet so I'm using my phone's hotspot to get online. While developing a Python client-server program I found out that devices connected to Android ...
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Contacts displayed multiples times with different color codings

Today, I migrated to a new cell phone running Android Pie. The model of the phone is Xiaomi Mi A3. I use to back up all my contacts on Google Contacts and sync it whenever I change my phone. This time,...
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Google app draining battery in background

Google app draining lot of my mobile battery life, even i did't use google app and assistant at all. here battery statistics: App: Google version 10.33.5.21.arm64 Total battery drain: 48.48% ...
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Is it possible to enable native video calling in stock android?

My phone's IMS status shows that video calling is unavailable that I can't do native video calling. I'm using stock android on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2. Android version 9.0. So is it possible to ...
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Nokia ringtones file location

I have a Nokia 6.1 that has some ringtones that aren't in the system/media/audio directory. Any idea where they'd be?
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Something killing background apps

Just yesterday I bought noname device called Hisense U30 with Android 9 and it works bad. It killing background apps VERY AGGRESSIVELY. Like I start music in Yandex.Music (russian analog Spotify), ...
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Creating app shortcuts on main screen will consume lot of memory?

Latest android devices have enough RAM and Storage so when I was using 512 MB of RAM android phone customer care advised me to do not create shortcuts on main screen. Now I'm using 3GB of RAM and ...
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Remove the white gradient from the status bar in LineageOS 16

With a black wallpaper as shown below, there is a slight white gradient behind the status bar. Coming from MIUI, this completely ruins the seamless look of this wallpaper on an OLED display, and makes ...
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How to undo “Enable autofill for [website]” in Firefox?

My question is similar to [Undo "Disable autofill for [app]" one), but the solution doesn't work for me, so please bear with me. I'm using Keepass2Android for autofill. It works great in ...
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How can I import a list of words and shortcuts into my Android Personal Dictionary?

jc able ab about bv above ac account This is a sample of the words and shortcuts that I'm trying to add into my Personal Dictionary. I've tried exporting my current dictionary with shortcuts and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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). ...
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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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