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Wrong thumbnail on edited Google Photos pics

When I edit photos using Google Photos, the edited pics are stored in a folder DCIM/PhotosEditor. But the thumbnails for these pics that are displayed in other apps, such as Instagram and X-Plore and ...
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Reset settings when the screen is broken

My device runs on my own android build based on LineageOS 19.1 Not so long ago, I accidentally turned on an experimental feature for my phone and the entire screen went blank. When turned on, the ...
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How can I enable swipe typing and autocorrect in Juice SSH?

The Juice SSH app disables swipe typing and autocorrect on the keyboard by default. How can I switch these features back on? The Juice SSH FAQ says to swipe right on the keyboard1: In normal JuiceSSH ...
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Restore Whatsapp messages with local backup only (no google drive)

I won't bother you with the tedious details. I need to restore whatsapp messages from and old local backup and WA, not even searches for local backups. A little more tunning: I've not used for some ...
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Disable magnifier globally when selecting text in Android 12

Is there a way to disable the magnifier feature globally for all apps in Android 12? I found it annoying. I've looked for a setting for this, but to no avail. If it can't be done globally, maybe it's ...
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How to avoid auto launch force stopped application in Android 13

I am using Moto G72 which comes with Android 12. I was happy with Android 12. I am using the Greenify application to force stop unwanted applications. Whenever we click the icons of the unwanted ...
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Adb backups save no data

I want to reinstall the OS on my OnePlus phone running Android 12. Before I do that I would like to backup some of my apps which don't store their data in the cloud. The phone is not rooted, so I have ...
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Switching apps vs 3rd-party launchers on Android 12

Just bought a new phone with Android 12 and found this app switch failure: I press "square" button, see recent apps list, tap on one of them. So that app came to top for a moment and then ...
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How to mount my USB-C pen drive in Android 12

I am running Android 12 on a Realme 8 5G phone. I've tried inserting a USB-C pen drive into the USB-C port I usually use to charge my phone. According to some websites, I should get a notification ...
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How can I turn on automatic updates of applications or at least notifications on new app updates?

I have a Nokia G22 phone with Android 12. I would like to have automatic updating working, or at least to be notified on new app updates in Google Play Store. In Applications > Google Play Store I ...
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SD Card crashing settings but being detected

I ran out of storage on my: Oukitel WP20 running Android 12 and so I decided to get a 512GB Micro SD Card from SanDisk. My previous one was a 128GB from SanDisk aswell. So I backed everything up, ...
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Can a adb revoke WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS command make my device unrecoverable?

I was looking at the permissions that many system apps and some user apps have access to mic and phone. I don't remember granting those. I think that some apps have WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS permission ...
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Accessing learned words Samsung Galaxy A12 keyboard

I share a phone with someone who's being shifty and I just need some help. I was typing an email address into the search bar on the Samsung Galaxy A12 that we share and as I was doing so, a whole ...
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Firefox cannot access internet with mobile data (but does with Wi-Fi). Chrome works with both

My phone is a Xiaomi Poco X3 pro, running Android 12 (QKQ1), and it says it has MIUI Global 13.0.4 stable. Firefox is version 118.1.1. With Firefox, I am able to access the internet through Wi-Fi, but ...
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Memories in Peril: Strategies for Data Redemption on Android 12+

I attempted to cut/paste the Camera folder, which was over 70GB in size, from my Samsung Note 10 to my PC. Copy/paste was taking forever, with a message saying "Preparing to copy files" for ...
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Swapping windows in split-screen mode

I am running Android 12 on a Realme 8 5G phone. I would like to ask, how do I swap the above window with the below in split-screen mode? For instance, I may have an app I am typing into above and ...
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Stuck in a bootloop after unexpected shutdown

Is there any solution for corrupted /data/system/packages files (packages.xml, packages.list) after a unexpected shutdown, without the need of formatting the entire data partition? My phone ran out of ...
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What is significance of country listed in "about phone"?

I have just bought a surprisingly-cheap refurbished Samsung S10+ to (eventually) replace my elderly S7. I have not yet tried to connect it to my Samsung/Google accounts. The S10+ is running Android 12....
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Shared folder on BlissOS 15 (Android 12L) based on 9p virtio in qemu

Using Qemu I managed to run BlissOS almost perfectly. For the record this is my script to install and launch BlissOS with Qemu (I use also an additional USB stick for storage to be able later on to ...
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USB Tethering option (to share internet connection with PC) is greyed out [duplicate]

Most probably these question+answer will be deleted as duplicates, so please do not vote here. But if the answer is useful - add your upvote here: https://android.stackexchange.com/a/252613/251126 in ...
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How to add Work Profile on Android 12 (OnePlus 7 Pro)

Apparently, Google has changed its software that handles Work Profile between v11 and v12. In v11, it was handled by Android Device Policy, which was replaced by App Device Policy. The later works ...
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"INSTALL_FAILED_ABORTED: User rejected permissions" when installing apk from storage on Android 12

Edit: I notice this error when installing split apks using custom app installer from storage. But now I found this error also occurs when installing normal .apk file (I didn't notice this because I am ...
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On Android 13, is there still a 2G kill switch?

A feature was introduced in Android 12 that prohibited 2G usage (except for emergency situations), that’s sometimes called the 2G kill switch. However, I now have a Samsung Galaxy A04s and the switch ...
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What exactly does it mean that Android 12 notification is set as silent?

I have realized today that I haven't seen any kind of notification that there are app updates available for months. And the only way to actual know about this fact is to (accidentally or not) visit ...
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I changed android device ID using adb but apps still see the old device id

I followed these 2 commands to change android device ID ./adb.exe shell settings get secure android_id // Returns old device id ./adb.exe shell settings put secure android_id 1b32af358342cb24 // ...
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Missing logcat? KMSG? Debugging random reboots

I have this crap ANS ARTIA phone running Android 12. It keeps rebooting—2-3 times at the same date/time of the week (once while using G Maps, once using Waze) plus a couple more times outside of those ...
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Samsung Gallery don't work on stock android. Solution?

I really liked Samsung Gallery on my old phone. However, I got a new phone that doesn't have One UI, but purely stock android. Unable to find Samsung Gallery in Google play. Of course, I can download ...
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How can I see the duration of a phone call on Google Voice?

How can I see the duration of a phone call on Google Voice? Sometimes I don't see the duration. Example: Sometimes I do see the call duration though: I use Android 12 with a Google Pixel 6.
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How can I sort my call history on Google Voice by call duration?

I sometimes use Google Voice to make phone calls. How can I sort my call history on Google Voice by call duration? I recall I made a long phone call to a customer service and I'd like to see the phone ...
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Notifications dismissed from lockscreen after unlock

Explanation of the problem Ensure show notifications on lock screen is enabled in the settings Receive a notification and it displays on the lockscreen Unlock the screen Lock the screen The ...
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How to downgrade Lenovo Tab M10 to Android 11

We have several Lenovo Tab 10/Android 11 at my office, running a home made application. Two of them upgraded to Android 12 and the application stopped working. At certain point it just quits without ...
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Motorola Moto G200 brick with error "No valid operating system"

I need help with Motorola Moto G200 whose bootloader stopped working after a bad overclock using the KonaBess app. I have tried to turn it on by myself, and I have even taken it to a technical service,...
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Android 12: App gets installed for multiple users, even though I disabled multiple users in settings

I enabled multiple users in Settings -> System -> Multiple users, but later I disabled it. Now, when I install an app with Android Studio, it gets installed to multiple users, and I can only ...
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Where can I find Google Assistant "Share screenshot" button?

Despite: https://techhelpkb.medium.com/bypass-an-android-apps-screenshot-restriction-34ee4b79b284 and https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/7393909?hl=en-GB&co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid ...
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Where can I find the Google Assistant "Use screen context" on/off switch?

Despite this: https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/7393909?hl=en-GB&co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid this Samsung does not show this on/off switch. Instead, "Use screen context" is a ...
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Can't stop family link supervision on Xiaomi

I followed the stop supervision from this On parent device in Family link the advice is: On your parent device, open Family Link . Select the child who will no longer be supervised. Tap Manage ...
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How do I disable the huge rounded corners on the bar splitting apps on Android 12?

If I split the screen to see two apps, the splitting bar has huge rounded corners covering the apps. Below is a screenshot showing that. There, the bar covers parts of the video and parts of the ...
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Why are FB and Messenger app reactivated after restarting the phone?

I only use FB Lite and the Messenger Lite app on my phone, so FB and the Messenger app are useless to me. However, they cannot be uninstalled, only deactivated. But I found out that after restarting ...
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Google Messages: "This RCS chat is no longer end to end encrypted." Why is RCS so flaky?

I have recently ditched Signal and started using Google Messages with RCS instead. Many times, sending fails, either from my side or from the other party (several different people, all using Android). ...
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Disable repeated "High mobile data usage" notification?

It seems that once the data warning point I have set is passed, Android keeps showing the notification below, even though I have dismissed this same notification multiple times. Cellular data has ...
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Disable NFC package on Android 12

From the forum, I got lots of information about package disabling on Android. But none of this works for me. I try block the NFC package on boot: pm disable com.android.nfc svc nfc disable service ...
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How to unlock Android phone when someone is calling, without picking up?

When someone is calling, a round slider appears at the bottom of the screen and I have to slide down to reject or slide up to pick up. The slider appears in the same place as the under-screen ...
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How to make a full local backup of my phone

I'm trying to find a way to have a full backup of my phone (apps, settings, data, life universe and everything...) but from what I read on the internet tools such as Titanium and Helium backup are not ...
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How can I stop downloading but continue seeding with BitTorrent on Android?

I wonder the following: How can I stop downloading but continue seeding with BitTorrent on Android? I use Pixel 6 + Android 12.
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How to regain lost access to encrypted data, known lock pattern

My S10e is running LineageOS 19.1, rooted with Lygisk. After one specific reboot after changing the SIM card, it entered a boot loop where it showed the Lineage boot animation for a few minutes, then ...
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"Close all" does not always close all on Samsung's recent apps list

I have noticed something peculiar regarding the "Close all" option, that appear when you press the three vertical lines (recent apps list) in the lower left corner: Often, all visible apps ...
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What is this notification icon that looks like the casting/screenshare icon?

It looks like the casting/screenshare icon, but I've checked and screen sharing is turned off? I've ended all running processes just to be safe, but it still persists. Nothing else shows when ...
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App Search doesn't open in Play Store

I recently got an update on my phone to Android Version 12. Before this update, when I would scroll through my Apps I had a search bar on top where I could text-search through my installed Apps. If I ...
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Why is the "mark as unread" button greyed out in some emails in my Gmail application?

Why is the "mark as unread" button greyed out in some emails in my Gmail application? Example; I use Pixel 6 + Android 12.
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How can I get a notification when a Bluetooth device stops being accessible by my Android phone?

I wonder how I can get a notification when a Bluetooth device stops being accessible by my Android phone. I use Pixel 6 + Android 12. Example of list of Bluetooth devices that are accessible by my ...
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