Questions tagged [9.0-pie]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Change Android Bootloader Splash Screen Image

How can I change the bootloader splash image that shows up as soon as the system is powered on? Note that I am not talking about the logo which is shown after the kernel has loaded (IE: after 'init'). ...
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How do I copy the entire system root to an SD Card or USB Flash Drive?

I am trying to make a direct 1:1 clone of my Android 9 system. I have the device rooted and I am running 'Terminal Emulator' as super user. Now, if I am in the root directory (IE: ":/ #") and I feed ...
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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 ...
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Windows can access the phone's internal storage over USB, but not it's Micro sD card

My Samsung Galaxy A8+ (A730F), running Android Pie, had a faulty USB connector due to water damage and for a very long time, it wouldn't connect over USB. Nevertheless, everything else worked just ...
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How can I use my Android Phones to remember more than 200 Paired Bluetooth devices?

My In house app communicates with Bluetooth device (In house) via an Android Phone; I require a device (Android) to store pairing information for more than 200 devices (Bluetooth); Currently, I am ...
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How to install apps to SD card with low internal storage - adoptable, app2sd, Xposed?

I’ve spent hours today trying to install an app on my 9.0 phone. App size: ~1.5gb Internal storage: 13/16gb. SD card (formatted to adoptable): 4/64gb I’ve read answers here explaining why it won’...
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Why does Android sometimes eject the USB drive when connecting to power and how to stop it?

I've got an external micro SD card that I am connecting via USB to my phone for dashcam recording. However, I have noticed an annoying issue - if I start recording before I start the car, sometimes ...
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How do i remove the “Pre-LockScreen” before pattern unlock on Android 9.0

Is it possible to remove the "Pre-Lock Screen" on android 9.0. Basically when i press the power button to wake my phone what displays is a Grey Co loured Lock Screen showing the time and Date, if i ...
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How do fonts / fallback fonts work in Android 9+?

Short story I want to add a fallback font to my OP6t running Android 9 to support poorly updated / coded legacy apps (unlocked, and rooted with Magisk) - I am looking for a system wide solution I am ...
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Where is my “Aggressive WiFi to Cellular handover” option?

I noticed there is a easy way to increase WiFi connection. I saw it on YouTube a few days ago. It calls, "Aggressive WiFi to Cellular handover". I know how this option work. Thank this site for ...
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Forcing a minimal font size on Android Chrome without any exceptions

Is it possible to truly, no ifs or buts, force a minimal font size on Android 9, Chrome 78? Yes, it may break the layout, but that's another problem. I don't even get that far to get Chrome ...
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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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How do I NOT install the apps that Google Play Store offeres for review?

I have a new Nokia 3.1. It immediately wanted to download updates, which it did successfully. Now I have a notification that I can't get rid of to "Complete setup by installing apps". When I touch 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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Dalvik vm heap props resetting on reboot

I am running android 9 and I tried changing heapsize prop by the following command setprop dalvik.vm.heapsize 384m and then verifying by getprop | grep heapsize which returns 384m so it works. ...
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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 can I simulate touch events on Android 9 without root?

I have a totally broken screen, and I cannot touch anything. But I'm still using it in dex mod, but now I'm trying to install Fortnite but in the login screen I can't click anything because I guess it ...
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Android 9: OpenVPN Per App

First: this question is not a duplicate of: This question: I don't want to use SOCKS, and I am not asking about Lollipop. This question: No answer, and different use case This question: I don't have ...
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Outlook app constantly requiring two-factor authentication (TFA)

I have my Outlook app synced to a number of different accounts, including Gmail, Blacknight, and 3 different Outlook 365 email accounts. For the last 36 - 48 hours, 2 of the Outlook email accounts ...
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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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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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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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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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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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