Questions tagged [9.0-pie]

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

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How to grant an app a permission that isn't in its manifest for audio recording?

Non rooted Moto G6 Play running Android 9. I'm using Termux and would like to use Sox's rec command to record audio from the terminal. Unfortunately, since Termux doesn't request the mic permission, ...
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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 to create manually create my own ᴏᴛᴀ update file to be used for adb sideload?

In my case, I don’t want to permanently root my own device and if possible, I want to modify the /data partition directly. In order to do so, I want to add a single file to the /system partition or ...
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How to bind-mount “data” and “obb” folders from external SD card in “/sdcard/Android”?

Can someone help me mount my Android/data and Android/obb in my internal storage from my portable storage? I'm on a Pie ROM. I found this: How to bind mount a folder inside /sdcard with correct ...
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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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Where can I see the file format of my SD card on Android? [duplicate]

Where can I see the file format of my SD card on Android? I use a Samsung Galaxy s9 with Android 9. Note a dupe because here we're talking about SD cards.
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Is it possible to designate a Wi-FI SSID as metered “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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How to read ext4 filesystem without mounting on a non-rooted device?

I perfectly know it is not possible to mount an ext4 partition from a USB key without root. But in my case, I just need to read a password inside a .txt file (I don't have a PC right now and in the ...
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How to prevent an app's notification from updating while the screen is off?

I have a bootleggers ROM (Android 9 pie) installed on a Motorola Moto E 2015 phone. I have a setting, enabled in adaptive display settings, which makes the screen to turn on, when a new notification ...
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recover WiFi password file Android Pie

I know that Android (at least Pie) uses a file WifiConfigStore.xml to store WiFi access points and passwords. It is located in /data/misc/wifi/. I saved it before wipe and reinstall everything. The ...
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How can /proc/sys values be changed at boot (sysctl.conf does this on normal Linuxes)?

How can /proc/sys values be changed at boot? sysctl.conf doesn't exist on Android and echoing values to the proc files isn't persistent.
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How can I sync the Google keyboard's clipboard with Android's clipboard?

How can I sync the Google keyboard's clipboard with Android's clipboard? Google keyboard's clipboard: Android's clipboard: I use Samsung Galaxy S9 with Android S9.
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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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How to disable popup/heads up notifications globally in Android 9 Pie?

I recently upgraded to a Samsung Galaxy S9 with Android 9 Pie installed. It has an annoying feature, each time I e.g. get a message via Telegram, a pop-up window appears over any other application I ...
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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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Keep phone screen lock unlocked until lock it manually

The Lock Screen uses two timers. The first timer is the "Sleep" timer which turns off the device display to extend battery life. The second timer called the "Automatic lock" timer ...
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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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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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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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Android Pie keep reinstalling Google Chrome even disabled

I've got Brave as my primary browser for my LG V30 (H93230d) running on Android Pie several months ago with Chrome disabled in my settings. However recently I started to see Chrome appearing in my ...
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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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My Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Doesn't Show an “Allow USB Debugging?” Prompt. Is there a fix?

Around this morning, I had the idea to transfer all my whatsapp chats(from android to ios) Not so complicated, right? Well, I was in for a rude awakening. Not only did I spend literally 7 hours ...
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How to manually bypass dm-verity in order to root the device?

I unlocked oem mode. Then burned the warranty efuse (acting as disabling the warranty). Then, I successfully flashed cache.mbn modem.bin and system.img.ext4 through the bootloader. However, after ...
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What are potential causes of internet malfunction?

I'm using Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2. Running on android pie. Phone is updated to latest firmware. Few days ago I've changed sim card but problem still persist. I can use internet with another sim card ...
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Android 9 Pie where are SMS stored please? What is the path to the SMS database?

Android 9 where are SMS stored please? What is the path?
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Remap Bluetooth Headset's media key [Android 9]

Setup: OnePlus 5t, Android 9.0, not rooted Bluetooth 5.0 headset with one media button A single tab on the media button starts the Google Voice Control / Assistant, there is no way to change a tab ...
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GPS quick settings tile

I have a bootleggers ROM (Android 9 pie) installed on a Motorola Moto E 2015 phone. Can I add a quick settings tile that would toggle the GPS (location) on and off? I know there is already a "...