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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 /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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Destroyed (boot/recovery).img after rebooting the device

I use Realme 3 pro device with SD710 running android 9.0 with ColorOs UI, and i'm trying to root my device with Magisk module. First i followed the instructions at link to unlock bootloader,then ...
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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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How to use SD card formatted as internal storage for arbitrary data?

On an LG V30 with 64GB internal memory I wanted to be able to use a 200GB SD card (which strangely gets reported as 256GB) to store larger amount of data like pictures, music and movies. I learned ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Problem displaying apostrophes (')

I'm currently experiencing a strange bug on my device: Whenever an apostrophe (') would be displayed, it shows an ampersand (&) instead, and the rest of the text that would be after the apostrophe ...
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One Plus 5 does not appears in ADB

I wish to install an another OS on my OnePlus 5 phone. At least try... So I follow the various guides on the web, valid developer options, click on "unlock OEM" and "USB debugging". OK. I also ...
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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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Crash when switching apps with non default launchers

I just updated a Nokia 6.1 (TA-1054) to Android P and when I change the launcher from the default launcher3 to anything else it keeps opening launcher3 when I try to switch apps and crashes. I tried ...
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Android Pie only showing two folders to Android File Transfer

I have a Pixel which is running Android 9 and I have a computer running El Capitan with Android File Transfer. Under "Use USB for…", I have "PTP" selected. Android File Transfer only shows the folders ...
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Is there a way to show the status bar in Adobe Reader in Reading Mode?

Adobe Reader has a "Reading Mode" that is very nice for reading books and other documents but unfortunately, it hides the status bar on my Essential Phone. This phone has a notch so when the status ...
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How to setup a finger specific app launch?

On my ZTE Axon 7 I had four fingers configured to start specific apps when the corresponding finger was pressed. That was very practical to be able to start an app like Evernote directly. On that ...
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Any Camera-enabled app will block my Pixel 3 XL camera until reboot

I own a Pixel 3 XL phone (Pie). I am experiencing the following: When I open any camera-enabled app (including Whatsapp and Barcode scanner), the camera subsystem will stop working, the camera-...
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How to prevent merging phone's contacts and Gmail contacts 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 thing which annoys me a lot is that all of my phone's contacts are now merged with Gmail ...
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Android 9 issues with Pixel

My Pixel phone is upgraded to Android 9. I am having two different issues. Voice to Text is not working Callers cannot hear me on voice calls (callers can hear me on Bluetooth devices) Anyone else ...