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

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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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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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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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How to remove someone else's Google account from the Pixel 3a?

So my friend has his partner's Google Pixel 3a with him. She did factory reset and gave it to him before leaving for a semester abroad. She forgot to remove her Google account before performing the ...
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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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Prevent phone auto-connect to a specific wifi connection, without forgetting that connection

The feature I am looking for exist on MIUI rom and samsung roms: Similar question were asked before: This from 2015 has an answer about Samsung and MIUI roms only. Answers to this and this question ...
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Android 9 recent apps... How to make them reasonable?

I upgraded my phone to Android 9/Pie and I can't stand the 'new improved' recent apps list which takes ages to scroll through. My phone is Motorola G6. What is the easiest and surefire way to get ...
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How to always show the status bar?

All is in the title: I want to always show the status bar, even in fullscreen mode (basically, I want a deactivation of the fullscreen mode). Ideally, I would like to display it in portrait mode when ...
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Historical data usage on Android Pie

I'm trying to check my historical data usage on my OnePlus 6 (OxygenOS 9.0.6). I used to be able to go to the Data Usage settings and use a drop-down list at the top to select different time periods, ...
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How to enable two button navigation on Android 9?

OK! This might sound silly, but it's a big problem for me. I have an IBall ITab Moviez Pro tablet running Android 9. Since it's Android 9, it should have an option to enable two button navigation. But ...
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How to force use the front camera when the rear camera is not working?

I have Samsung Galaxy J4+ (SM-J415F). When I try the stock Camera app and also more than 10 camera apps from Play Store, all of them crashed. The rear camera is showing null, but the front camera is ...
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Why isn't the unlock pattern working anymore?

A few days ago my unlock pattern was not recognized anymore. I'm guessing the cause is memory corruption or some bug. I haven't restarted the device yet, hoping to "find" the new pattern or ...
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DNS over internal VPN?

I'm a newbie so, my bad if my question is a non sense to you. I'm currently renting a server where I installed PiHole and PiVPN. PiHole is a DNS sinkhole that I use for blocking add, and the PiVPN ...
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Google Account(and apps) not syncing on my Realme C2(Android 9)

My google account and app data are not syncing on my Realme C2 (Android 9). The data of a few apps like Chrome and Calendar is syncing and showing up when I select my google account under "...
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Access App content [non-root] [non-debugable] [no-backup support]

Background: I am using an app (developed by my network carrier); each month a bill is generated for my usage detail, it is a PDF file, which is only visible in app (no save, no export option). In app, ...
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How can I bypass android 9 VPN with iptables?

I'm targeting specific app with UID rule -m owner --uid-owner 1337 and I want this app always bypass VPN and use direct Wi-fi/Mobile Data connection. Ideally, I also want it to be universal, if ...
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Android fail to read screen timeout

I use Motion Detector & Tasker to turn screen on. It works OK ... like this: when screen is off and Motion Detector discovers a motion it will turn screen on. Tasker sets display timeout to 30 ...
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SUPolicy to allow custom service to read and write from Internal Storage

I'm setting up custom service with custom sepolicy using this as a base: How to fix SELinux "avc: denied" errors when launching DNSCrypt as init.d script? In 99% I follow the quick summary ...
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reason of slow share it app how to make it fast

I use share it app. The version on my Windows 10 desktop of Share it app is the latest and updated screenshot below Now when I try to transfer from my android phone anything to desktop using share it ...
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RTT/TDD/TTY keyboard not showing in dialer app, for those of us with disabilities

There is an option to enable TTY in LineageOS 16, but it seems to do nothing. Phone -> menu -> Settings -> Accessibility -> TTY Mode -> TTY Full Full documentation of functionality for ...
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Swiftkey backup & sync not working

I am using Swiftkey 7.4.0.18 on Android 9 (before that, on Android 7). I got a new phone and installed Swiftkey on it, logged in and enabled backup & sync. My personal dictionary had been ...
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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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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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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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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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How to enable TalkBack through ADB in Android P?

I've got the Oneplus 6 with unofficial mod (OmniRom Treskmod) installed on it. The issue is that the mod probably uses its own setup programme, and the accessibility gesture is partially broken. ...
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Certain apps not showing up in app list after upgrade to Pie

I have a pixel 1 and I upgraded to Android Pie yesterday. Now I have started to notice missing apps in the app list. They are still installed and appear in widget form on the main screen but do not ...
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yestel x7 - boot loop - flash

I am trying to solve a boot loop problem on YesTel x7 running on Android 9. I did factory reset but that didn't help it is still stuck. I want to flash the system as a last resort. I have never done ...
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Contacts on android - what changed from release 5 to release 9 / 11? Installed apps do not see contacts visible to pre-installed apps

I could not find info via web search on what has changed with contacts from release 5 to release 9 / 11. I installed WhatsApp on a new Android 11 phone (during switching from Android 5, contacts were ...
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Possible to perform data recovery with dead cpu? (LG G6 - Android 9)

I've got a dead LG G6, suddenly freeze during normal using. After force rebooting, it was completely dead even though connecting to charging cable. Have already performed cpu chip-off and reballing, ...
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There is no way for me to boot recovery mode on my tablet

So, I recently thought about rooting my Lenovo Tab M10 (according to the TWRP site, TB-X605F), so I flashed the latest version of TWRP to my tablet from fastboot, and realised: "Oh. I can't boot ...
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Mass setup of Android devices

I want to setup the same account on 300+ devices. I did that for 4 devices and I am tired. Setting up new device includes: manually doing all ok/next/skip choices connecting to WiFi + installing ...
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Overcoming softlock when creating /system/xbin on Android 9

Hoo roo, Installing Linux Deploy (Linux chroot with root) on Android 9 requires that you install a custom version of busybox. However, due to system-as-root limitations on Android 9, you can encounter ...
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Private DNS over HTTPS rather than over TLS

The private DNS feature on Android Pie and above doesn't give you the option to select DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) rather than DNS-over-TLS (DoT). I often connect to a network that doesn't allow traffic on ...
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Non-root user in rooted Android phone?

In my Arch Linux setup(and most others), the default user is non-root. Any admin work needs access to root account which is given temporarily with a password(generally using programs like sudo and ...
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New Android 9 'phone - where is "schedule power off / on"?

I always use this feature to save battery, but can't find it on my new Android 9 'phone. Where has it gone? [Update] the 'phone is a Ulefone Armor X3. For the least 5 or 6 years, I have had ...
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Moving files (within the same disk) means "copy and delete"?

I have Moto E6 phone with Android 9 Pie and external SD card, I need to move large folder to another location on the same card but all file explorers I tried so far were trying to copy data to the new ...
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Can't install apk using sh script and init.d app

I'm trying to install apk when the device is booting. I wrote shell script to install apk: #!/system/bin/sh pm install /data/local/tmp/MagiskManager-v7.1.1.apk Unfortunately, when I enters the shell (...
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Android 9.0 not showing SSID - Chrysler Uconnect

Recently I bought a Chrysler Pacifica 2019 which has Uconnect 8.4 and built in WiFi. I also bought couple android 9.0 headrest monitor. When I am trying to connect the android devices it doesn’t show ...
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Rog Phone wont connect to internet with data but wifi, calls, and texts work fine

my phone is not able to use the internet on data, but wifi works fine. I can still send and recieve texts, and phone calls work too but it's just the data. My sim works fine because I've tested it on ...
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Why can my phone only play ringtones from my SD Card now?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 running Android 9 (at least currently - I don't know when that update took place, so I don't know if it is responsible for this issue). I have always had my ringtones (in ...
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Rooting my samsung j7 gone wrong

I was rooting my android phone by following youtube tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXyWgyW5-5M . At step 2:11 after selecting bootloader only blue screen and downloading is written i.e. the ...
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How to disable popup when turning on/off Wifi in Tasker

I have Tasker on 2 phones. One is Huawei, Android version 9 while the other is KTouch, Android Version 8.1. Both have the same settings provided (Battery optimization disabled, Usage access enabled ...
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Limit data rate of specific app (to avoid HD stream, for instance)

My data plan is decent, but not huge (2GB per month). Say that I want to watch a livestream on some app: I have no control over the data rate this app is getting. Since the cellular connection is good,...
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Constantly changing app "shortlist"

I have a shortlist of five app icons at the bottom of my home screen, usually Phone, Messaging, Chrome, Google and Camera. These tend to remain constant (I've not seem them change). When I swipe up ...
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Phone is just pretending to move app data to external storage?

My internal storage is full, so I've bought a SD-card and I'm trying to move some application data. For example I have 20GB of data for Audible which is my main concern. I went in to Settings > Apps ...
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Apps will not auto start on Android 9.0 Pie

I bought a cheap Blackview BV5900 running on Android 9.0 (I assume a custom ROM) as I needed something rugged and with long battery life for testing purposes. I'm struggling to find any answers as to ...
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How shall I prevent an app from being killed without using third party tools?

Contrary to the traditional computing world, where programs won't quit without the user asking for it, in the mobile world (and Android in particular), it's generally considered up to the system to ...
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Partitions to be backed up and restored to prevent losing data after bootloader unlock?

I have a device running Android 9.0 Pie with a locked bootloader running unmodified stock firmware. The userdata partition on the device is currently encrypted using Full Disk Encryption (FDE) with ...
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Is it possible to use the phone’s hardware through Asterisk?

I would like to convert my android phone into a personal pcbx (being able to perform basic automated answering based on speech and who is calling and performs hang up). Something requiring the power ...