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

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SELinux Policy from Permissive to Enforcing

Using Nexus 5 with AospExtended ROM (Android 9) 19/04/05 The ROM, by default, has the SELinux policy set to Permissive instead of Enforcing. Is there any way, perhaps using TWRP Recovery, to change ...
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How to change status bar icon color Android 9 [Pie]

I have a rooted oneplus 3t phone running Android 9 on a Lineage OS that I wish to style after the Fallout game franchise. I have many details figured out, except that the status bar color only seems ...
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Problem after android pie: black screen on certain apps the SECOND TIME it is awaken from sleep

I have an Xperia XZ premium that i just updated to Android Pie yesterday (long overdue monthly update from last year), and this problem started occurring. So far it only happens to two types of apps: ...
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How to disable annoying “chat-heads” for Whatsapp

After a recent update (Android 9.0), I have noticed that Whatsapp Messenger notifications come up similar to how Facebook Messenger notifications are delivered - with a chat head. This is a circle ...
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WhatsApp notifications, cannot turn them off

I have the Nokia 8.1 with Android 9.0 (Pie), and I am having troubles with Whatsapp. I want to turn off group app notifications (especially the vibrations and sounds), but I want to keep the ...
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Mobile data turns on automatically

I am using Moto One power mobile and android version is 9.0 pie. I have two sim cards in my device, and one is used for data. The other one's data switches on automatically, and there is no active ...
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Split screen with Android Go pie

If I understand it correctly, the only thing that makes an Android ROM a "Go" version is the "ro.config.low_ram=true" entry, which brings several optimizations for low end devices and improves the ...
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Android 9 set volume keys to adjust ringer by default

I have a OnePlus 3T, and recently updated it to LineageOS 16, from 15.1 - however I imagine this applies to any device with Android 9. I realise that Android 9 has changed the default behaviour of ...
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Nokia 7.1 / Android 9 can't connect to specific local IP

My setup Raspberry Pi running Pi-Hole on static IP 192.168.0.2 TP-Link Archer C7 router IP - 192.168.0.1 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands using same SSID DHCP setup Default gateway - 192.168.0.1 DHCP range ...
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Backup System App

I have my phone rooted with magisk and am running a ROM based on Android Pie, which doesn't come with GApps, and therefore has builtin apps to do stuff, my interest is in the gallery app. I configured ...
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Android 9 Pie slowdown with Samsung S8+

Since I upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S8+ to Android 9 Pie, it slowed down significantly. Most noticeably: Text to Speech on Moon+ Reader Pro 4.5.7 has slowdowns and noise when in standby, formerly it ...
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What steps are taken by the OS when an app is uninstalled?

I recently reported bug for two apps that I use. The support guys replied that I need to delete cache and unblock notifications, set battery optimization and putting that app to sleep to turned off. ...
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Android decrypt pin not accepted after Magisk boot.img update

I have a Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite and since the update to Android 9, I had troubles to root with TWRP & Magisk. The latest trial was based on the daisy_global_images_V10.0.3.0.PDLMIXM_9.0 images ...
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How do you rollback an Android system upgrade to Pie? [duplicate]

I want to revert my phone back to Android 8 Oreo after installing/upgrading to Android 9 Pie. I'm not a fan of Pie and just want to go back to the previous version Oreo, is this possible? if so, then ...
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How to make your notification drop down as dark theme?

I had tried Settings -> Display Developer options -> Set Night mode Still, I can hardly make the Android device have dark theme in drop down notification. The reason I wanna to have dark color in ...
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Can I mute ads from games that are already set on silent?

Im playing a game and have spotify in the background playing music. After a level in the game is completed an ad loads. It plays audio and cuts off Spotify. When the ad completes Spotify doesn't even ...
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Automatically enable/disable “Always-on VPN”

Is there any way I can automatically enable/disable Always-on VPN when I turn Wi-Fi on/off without rooting my phone on Android 9? I've looked at a number of apps which all are able to toggle Wi-Fi, ...
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Third Party Apps cant get wifi SSID

This is the my first time asking in this SE site. I have a Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro running MIUI custom from Xiaomi.eu. The problem is that in every app (third party apps) that uses Wifi, the SSID is not ...
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What is directory access permission?

I recently got a Android 9 phone, and I noticed a new section under special access called "directory access". It lists no apps This wasn't present on my old Android 8.1 phone, so I'm pretty sure it's ...
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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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Disable Sound after saying “OK Google”, Samsung Note 8, Android 9

I have a Note 8 with Android 9. If I say "ok, Google", I hear a notification sound, as described here for home devices: https://support.google.com/googlehome/answer/7410241?hl=en I hear this voice ...
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How do I subscribe to custom folders from my Horde webmail in Android Mail?

I have a Horde webmail (non-Google, non-Yahoo) account with custom folders. I cannot see them on my Android Mail account. How do I find and subscribe to them? Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F) ...
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Cannot boot into homescreen after installed Android PIE

My phone model is Asus Zenfone Max Z010D. My power button and volume up button are not working. Is there anyway to boot to the homescreen? Since I have installed Android pie (AEX custom rom), they ...
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Enabling File-Based Encryption/Direct Boot Android 9 OP3T

I am trying to figure out how to enable file-based encryption on my OnePlus 3T with Android 9 Pie. The developer options from Android 7 Nougat are not present on my phone. I have a custom ROM (Pixel ...
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I am unable to unlock home screen on Android Pie

I've just updated my phone to Android Pie. While booting, I typed in my password PIN, and it unlocked to go to the home screen. There when I type the same password, a "Wrong Password" error is being ...
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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 ...
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Why screen-lock apps cannot unlock using fingerprint?

When I lock my phone using the POWER BUTTON, I can unlock it using fingerprint. But when I use an APP to lock my phone (like WTN or Lock Screen etc.), I can only use a PIN or Password to unlock. I ...
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Pixel 3 XL docked on Google Pixel stand shows ambient display and not screensaver

When docked on the Pixel stand the screen turns on automatically. When I turn it off by pressing the power button, Ambient display always comes up and stays on all night. Screensaver never turns on. ...
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Android Pie background apps

Android Pie does not 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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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 ...