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

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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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How do I move the clock back to the right in Android Pie?

I have just installed Android Pie and the clock has moved from the right of the status bar to the left. Is there a setting to move it back?
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What are the alternatives for Xposed framework on Pie? Preferably without triggering Safety Net?

Xposed development has been in a limbo with the last update being a beta released a year ago. Die hard fans of Xposed hesitate to upgrade Android, in the absence of Xposed support.This is true for ...
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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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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 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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How to have microG works on Havoc OS?

Long story short, microG is supposed to take advantage of signature spoofing in order to do his magic. But I couldn't make this happen. Context : I just did a clean install of Havoc OS (Android Pie) ...
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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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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 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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Get To Android Pie bluetooth Settings Without Turning Them Off

Is there an EASY way to get the Bluetooth settings without turning them off? The new shortcut in Pie sucks because it an on/off button The old design allowed you to click on the name under the icon 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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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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Time zone keeps changing wildly

Or at least I think that's the problem. For weeks now the time on my Pixel has been popping all over the place, without me intervening, always off by exactly one or more hours in either direction. For ...
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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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Current leaks while charging. Is the device defective?

During charging(first charge), there is a vibration sense(on my fingers) with my moto x4's metallic sides. Is this shows that the device is defective? What may be the reason?
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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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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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Is it possible to get root permission using Magisk in Work Profile?

I had flashed Magisk in the recovery, but when I run Magisk Manager in Work Profile it says Magisk is not installed. Does this imply that there is an independent recovery for Work Profile as well? Is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to view who is connected to my Wi-Fi hotspot [duplicate]

I'm using stock android 9.0. I'd like to be able to get a list of the devices (IP and/or MAC) that are connected to my phone when it's used as a Wi-Fi AP. Here are a few ways I tried but didn't work:...
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Disable VoLTE, while still using LTE - To force Jio4gVoice to work

I have a Nexus 5X running an unofficial Pie build (https://forum.xda-developers.com/nexus-5x/development/rom-android-source-project-t3827122) VoLTE does not work (no incoming or outgoing calls), but ...
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Why can I enable a hotspot on Android 5 but not Android 9 with same sim card?

I have two phones, an old Nexus 5 running Android 6 and my new-ish Pixel 2 running Android 9. I have only one sim card (Cricket). I can enable a hotspot on my Nexus but not my Pixel 2, which says "To ...
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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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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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Android Auto not working with Samsung Galaxy S10

I've a Samsung Galaxy S10e smartphone with Android Pie as OS. When I connect it using an USB cable to my car (Audi A1) and start Android Auto from the car display, it doesn't work. I can't say what ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to use Android Emulator to pass identity confirmation via Android Device?

My google account is requiring I confirm my identity using an Android device, but I have no android devices. I had logged in with one over 4 years ago, but no longer have any (switched to IOS for ...
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x88 Max+ Android Hide On Screen Keyboard

This little box is so close to replacing my PC but it has a number of frustrating issues that I would like to fix (it's running Android 9.0). The on screen keyboard won't go away. I have show virtual ...
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How to enable LED notifications on Pie

On Android Oreo there was a special location in settings that you had to go to in order to allow an app the turned on the LED to actually be able to control it. Now with Android Pie that setting is ...
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Why my Nokia 7.1 makes a sound every 30 seconds until I view the notification?

Since updating to Android 9 (Pie) a few days ago, my Nokia 7.1 makes alert noises every 30 seconds - 1 minute until I view the notification. I think it has something to do with the Ambient screen ...
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How to stop uploading pictures on Google Photos on Pixel 2?

I've been using Android for 7+ years and now got a Google phone. There are several things I like but one I didn't is that any picture I take on my phone, it is uploaded to my Google Photos account. In ...
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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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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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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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Historical data 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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Notifications arrive when the app is opened, but not in the background

I don't know if it's the right place to ask my question, if not, sorry. 1st, I was using Sony Xperia Z5 premium for the last three years, never faced any issues but few days ago, I switched to ...
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Screen goes black during call

Often, when I try make a call or use the phone app on my phone, the screen goes black. I have a Pixel 1 with Android version 9. This is a problem because I can't see or use the numbers or buttons on ...
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Media playback continues LOUDLY when bluetooth headphones disconnect

My media playback continues LOUDLY out of the phone speakers when my bluetooth headphones disconnect. I have a OnePlus 5t. On an older, version media playback (podcasts, spotify, and everything ...