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

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Andoird P - How to join mp4 files splitted by the camera

I've done multiples videos larger than 4GB with my Pixel 2XL installed with Android P. The camera as splitted my video in 2 files from continuous shooting. In all cases, the first file is readable but,...
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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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Mount data and obb folders to external storage

Can someone help me mount my android/data and android/obb from my internal storage to 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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How to update Huawei P20 to Android 9

I have recently bought a Huawei P20, but it cannot be updated to Android 9. However, my old P10 has already been updated to Android 9 many months ago. So how can the P20 be updated?
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How to switch user profile based on password, lockscreen pattern, or pin?

Is there a way in todays' Android (9 and 10) devices to switch to different users based on the input password? Example: I input pin 1234 and UserB is unlocked/signed in on my phone. If I enter 4321 ...
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Receiving duplicate messages in Samsung's Messaging app

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S9 running on Android 9.0 Pie. When I send an SMS message, most of the replies that come back are shown twice. How to stop the duplication?
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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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Hotkey for Inverting Screen Colors on the Samsung Galaxy A70 (Android 9.0 Pie)

On my previous LG phones and Samsung Tablet (Tab S3), there is an option under accessibility to enable screen color inversion just by multi-tapping on the home button. It's called something like "...
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Is it possible to disable the clipboard history on Android?

I find it very annoying that Android stores all old clipboard entries and requires me to manually delete it every time. This has caused me major flops and a lot of grief. How can I opt out of this "...
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I want to ROOT Ravoz Z8 (New Brand)

First of I already done my research about how to root without TWRP/Custom Recovery since my phone brand is new which is RAVOZ. Now i finally found a solution which is to root without TWRP/CR but ...
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How can I change Outlook default image?

I have the application Outlook on my Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and I have several accounts, but both adresses start with the same letter (see picture below). I would like to know how to customize these ...
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Disable vibration in Samsung?

(Attention: Samsung's 9.0-Pie / One UI is different from stock Android) Is there any way to completely disable vibration in a Samsung phone running their flavor of Android Pie (9.0)? I already have ...
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Group SMS in Android by similar Sender Id

In my country, SMS from different services usually come with a sender id. It mostly look like XXYYYYYY where YYYYYY is 6 digit service name, and XX is kind of a 2 digit random value. What I want to ...
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How to disable Direct Share on an Android One device with Android 9?

How do you disable Android Direct Share on an Android One device with Android 9?
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Alcatel 1S - add Chinese language

Here's my scenario: I have an Alcatel 1S Android 9 bought in Spain, it does not have Chinese language in its system settings, when I try to use Here wego apps (an offline map apps similar to Google ...
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how can I disable vibrations for notifications in mi a3

I have a Mi A3 and Android 9. I want to disable notification vibrations for all apps in this. I am not able to find a way for the same. I did not knew that disabling notifications I wont be able to ...
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Make new notifications beep every 5 minutes?

When a new message arrives, my phone lights up the screen for 2 seconds and plays a notification sound. If you miss it, you'll never know that you have new messages, unless you turn on the screen. ...
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Can user application enable mobile data even when they are user disabled?

I am trying to localize app that is connecting to the internet even when I have mobile data disabled. Is it possible that user installed app (on Android 9) can enable mobile data when they are turned ...
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I can't move apps to SD card

Whenever I get to this screen while moving apps to my SD card, the move content button won't work, it registers that I've tapped it but it just stays on the screen until I press move content later
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How do I install OTA updates while rooted with Magisk?

First of all, here are my specs (let me know if I'm missing anything): Device: Moto G7 (river) OS: Android 9 Build Number: PPOS29.114-134-2 Magisk Version: 20.0 Magisk Manager Version: 7.5.3 I ...
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Long PIN to boot, short PIN to unlock

How do I set up shorter PIN for screen unlocking while keeping long PIN for device boot and filesystem encryption? Short PIN should support limited number of attempts, long PIN may be tried for ...
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Are Android App Permissions Placebos (Android Pie)?

I'm looking at every app that has 'Microphone' permissions on my Android Pie Galaxy Note phone, accessed through: Settings > Apps > Hamburger Menu > App Permissions > Microphone Five ...
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How can I remove vibration when the phone is turned off on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (non-rooted Android 9, One UI 1.0)?

How can I remove vibration when the phone is turned off on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (non-rooted Android 9, One UI 1.0)? I don't have any option item Settings app > Accessibility > Vibration.
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How can I know whether my Samsung Galaxy S9 phone got rooted in the past (Android 9, One UI 1.0)?

How can I know whether my Samsung Galaxy S9 phone got rooted in the past (Android 9, One UI 1.0)? (even though it might have been unrooted afterward)
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No sound input after connecting webcam to Android TV

I want to use my Android TV box for video call apps such as Viber or Skype. I have successfully connected my BC&IT A2 webcam to the Android TV box named AmiBox X96 MAX S905X using USB 2.0 port. ...
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Android Blocked Numbers storage - blocks sms from banks that don't have a proper number

Twice now I've been caught in a loop of trying to complete a banking transaction that requires a code from an SMS message to be entered as confirmation on a web transaction. The SMS messages are ...
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How to get rid of grey error/alert message popup (toast)

I keep getting grey pop-up error messages from an essential app I don't want to uninstall ("xDrip+: No sensor found"). The messages keep displaying outside of the app which is annoying. Is there a way ...
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How can one disable automatic screen turn-off during call on Samsung Galaxy S9 (Android 9, One UI 1.0)?

How can one disable automatic screen turn-off during call on Samsung Galaxy S9? All the solutions I have seen so far do not apply to Android 9, One UI 1.0. For example, I don't see any Turn off ...
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“call_state_offhook list.size()==0 number is null” when I call someone with my Samsung Galaxy S9

I see a warning: "call_state_offhook list.size()==0 number is null" whenever I call someone with my Samsung Galaxy S9. What is the issue and how can I stop seeing this warning?
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Manually apply security update on unlocked and rooted SDM660 device

My device, BQ Aquaris X2 Pro is unlocked and has Magisk installed. I wanted to apply OTA update using method described here https://topjohnwu.github.io/Magisk/tutorials.html#ota-installation however ...
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How to fix “swipe to change app” problems on Pixel 3? (Pie)

When I first got my Pixel 3, the swipe gesture to change to the previous app was very useful. I would swipe the home button to the right, and the app would change to the previous one. I swipe again ...
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How do I get hidden downloaded files of an application?

I have an audiobook application, I have downloaded audiobooks which are only accessible inside application, and last time I checked I was able to find audio files of books in my phone's music folder, ...
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Control android phone from another using OTG

Is there a way I can control an android phone, from an android phone over an OTG cable? (both phones support otg) and allow the screen to be seen and controlled from the controlling phone? I know I ...
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Phone location sometimes stop working and is slow to enable/disable

Sometimes my phone's Location functionality stops working. As in when using an app like Navmii (although this issue is not specific to that app), the phone no longer reads GPS information. When the ...
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Why switching off for 5 minutes increase the android device performance

I have observed that an Android device (I have tested on Mi 6 Pro) will regain the performance which have been deteriorated for some months after I have switched off the phone for 5 minutes and then ...
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Hiding WhatsApp display picture of a certain user

I have Android 9 in my phone and have WhatsApp version 2.19.258 installed on it. Now, I wish to hide/change the display picture of a certain contact, say Mr. Alex on my phone. How do I go about doing ...
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No images from SD card are shown in PTP mode

I have ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 with latest updates installed (Android 9, 070 firmware version) I try to connect my phone to PC (Arch Linux 64 bit, Cinnamon DE, Nemo file manager, latest updates ...
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Android 9 app pinning not working

My LG V35 was recently upgraded to Android 9 and after the upgrade app pinning stopped working. I can pin an app but it gets unpinned by the OS and removed from the list of my recent apps. This was ...
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How to set individual sensitive content hide in android 9

Before using Android 9 I was able to set individual sensitive hide content on lock screen rule app by app. Something like, globally I selected Show All notification on the lock screen and then go to ...
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How can I restart my Samsung S9 phone without the power button or any other physical button?

How can I restart my Samsung S9 phone without the power button or any other physical button, and without rooting my phone? I only want to use the tactile screen.
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Prioritize notifications on Android 9 for specific apps

I need to prioritize the notifications of an application among the others (sofascore to be more precise). I enabled in the settings the push notifications and the sound while the screen is blocked and ...
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For incoming call, the Phone app does not launch to cover entire screen

In case of an incoming call, the Phone app does not launch to cover the entire screen. Instead, two buttons are displayed at the top portion of the screen, Reject (red) and Answer (green), as shown ...
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WiFi interferes with Bluetooth keyboard, causing keyboard to repeat characters like “thiiisss”. How can I fix this?

My phone's WiFi interferes with my Bluetooth keyboard, causing typed characters to repeat, lag, or get lost entirely. How can I fix this? The keyboard works fine with WiFi on other phones. Turning ...
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How to make navigation bar transparent?

I'm using android 9.0 with stock ROM. Either I use navigation bar or swipe up gesture is it possible to make it transparent? I want it transparent cause It looks pretty to see app UI fits edge 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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Contacts displayed multiples times with different color codings

Today, I migrated to a new cell phone running Android Pie. The model of the phone is Xiaomi Mi A3. I use to back up all my contacts on Google Contacts and sync it whenever I change my phone. This time,...
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Google app draining battery in background

Google app draining lot of my mobile battery life, even i did't use google app and assistant at all. here battery statistics: App: Google version 10.33.5.21.arm64 Total battery drain: 48.48% ...
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Is it possible to enable native video calling in stock android?

My phone's IMS status shows that video calling is unavailable that I can't do native video calling. I'm using stock android on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2. Android version 9.0. So is it possible to ...
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Remove the white gradient from the status bar in LineageOS 16

With a black wallpaper as shown below, there is a slight white gradient behind the status bar. Coming from MIUI, this completely ruins the seamless look of this wallpaper on an OLED display, and makes ...
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How to undo “Enable autofill for [website]” in Firefox?

My question is similar to [Undo "Disable autofill for [app]" one), but the solution doesn't work for me, so please bear with me. I'm using Keepass2Android for autofill. It works great in ...