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How Can I Configure the Gargantuan Android 12 Lockscreen Clock?

On Android 12, at least on Pixel devices, the lockscreen has a massive clock when there are no notifications — vertically, it takes up perhaps 2/3rds of the screen. I would rather the clock be smaller,...
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Can apps read all files in sd card (external removeable micro sd card) without the storage permission?

As far as i know. The way Android storage works is as follows. There is internal storage and external storage. Internal storage is for the apps data only and apps can only access their particular data....
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Is there a way to make the share menu suggestions more useful?

For instance: wanted to share a reddit link. So I hit the share button in Relay (reddit client). The first four suggestions: Signal, a friend that I just texted a few minutes ago Telegram, my kid ...
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Disable prompt when sending messages to shortcodes

I use Textra for my messaging, and am running Android 12 (kernel version 5.4.86) on my OnePlus 9 Pro. I interact with several services via shortcodes and know and trust them (and know I do not get ...
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Missing languages (e.g. Portuguese) option on Google Pixel 6's Live Caption

According to Android Police - Google's Pixel 6 might play interpreter on your next vacation, The feature will get a dedicated location in Settings -> System and will apparently support 55 ...
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Write into android/data on Android 12 using ADB?

With the addition of scoped storage in Android 11/12 I no longer have access to certain application directories within android/data. I would like to write into this directory but since I have no ...
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Can I have screenshot notifications persist in Android 12?

I have a Pixel 6 Pro running Android 12. In previous versions of Android (not sure which ones), unless you disabled it, taking a screenshot would create a notification that persists in the ...
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Tweak rooted Android 12 to access SD card files from normal apps

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S20 FE with Android 12, and I quickly noticed that many applications were unable to access files on the SD card. For instance, I used to access local HTML/MP3 files ...
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Why my wireless debugging device permission keep revoking again and again?

I have enabled wireless debugging on my android phone and connected it with a linux machine. But after few minutes or hours i have to re-enable the wireless debugging to keep connected. When running ...
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Pixel 4XL detected in fastbootd but Pixel 6 not detected - fastboot detects Pixel 6 and adb worked w/ Pixel 6 BEFORE flashing attempt

How can I get my Pixel 6 to be recognized in fastbootd??? My Pixel 4XL is detected in fastbootd. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I've tried multiple USB cables including USB to USB-c and USB-c to USB-c. I'...
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What are the risks of allowing an app the "Draw over other apps" permission?

There's an app I'd like to install on my phone (Android 12) that blocks access to distracting apps. It requires the "Draw over other apps" permission. This seems like a dangerous permission, ...
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Is there a way to get the old lock screen audio controls after the latest android update [android 12]?

For Android 12, the controls are not as good as the last android version. It used to have big buttons that are easy to see and push. Not it's contained in a regular notification box with small buttons....
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How to have flashlight toggle on sharp shake motion with Tasker?

I would like to toggle the flashlight when shaking the phone sharply. I have tried setting the Tasker profile to shake left-right + display state on + not proximity sensor. This still is very buggy. ...
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Android 12 (Pixel 5) Can I have old-style quick settings panel back somehow?

With the Android 12 upgrade, this settings menu became enormously large and a huge waste of space. I mean it is highlighted when it is turned on, nevertheless many of the buttons/switches have "...
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Will installing a boot image modified by Magisk wipe all my data?

I'm sorry for asking a questions that's been asked before, but I have read conflicting information, so I want to be absolutely sure about this before I proceed. I am aiming to ROOT my Pixel 4a (5G) ...
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How can I change the shutter speed when taking a picture with my Google Pixel 6?

I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 12. How can I change the shutter speed when taking a picture?
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How can I copy to the clipboard the title of a webpage on Chrome for Android?

How can I copy to the clipboard the title of a webpage on Chrome for Android? I use Android 12 with a Google Pixel 6.
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Why do I get the error "Preflash Validation Failed" when trying to install a ROM on my Moto G8 Power?

I was trying to install an Android 12 GSI with Fastboot, but whenever I try to install the system.img, it always fails with the error: (bootloader) Preflash validation failed FAILED (remote failure) ...
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Verify it's you Screenlock didn't work password manager

My passwords are kept in passwords.google.com. When I am on my Android 12/Pixel 5a, I need one of my passwords, and I go to Google Password Manager to get it, Android asks me to "verify it's [me]...
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USB-C Audio interface doesn't work when placing calls but works for everything else

I have a Presonus Studio 24C and a Samsung Galaxy Xcover Pro. I have installed all the latest updates using the Galaxy Store, the Play Store and also I have completed all system updates. For some ...
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Android OTG Deletes all data when connected to USB Stick

I'M kinda lost and don't really know where to search anymore... Google doesn't really help me, or I'm just not good enough at googeling I guess. My Problem is quite Simple: Every time I connect a USB-...
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Samsung Auto sync personal data - Does syncing all at once use less data/less battery versus syncing small items every few minutes?

Does turning on auto-sync use a significant amount of mobile data and battery usage, or is it not as much as you'd think? Let's say someone sent you 100 emails, would your phone use a fixed amount of ...
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How to determine why my pixel 3a running android 12 just beeped, and stop the unexplained beeping

My cell phone has a habit of beeping, with no recent notification present either on the lock screen or on the screen you get when you swipe down from the top of a home screen. (Sorry, I don't know ...
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Country code issue on texts

Running Pixel 6 Pro & Android 12.... Since returning back to Australia from a New Zealand holiday (country code 64), I'm now finding that all my incoming Messenger texts are unrecognised as known ...
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How can I prevent an application from closing in the background on Android 12?

I have a Pixel 6, and have the application "Fate/Grand Order" installed. On an earlier version of Android 12, the game would remain opened in the background, when the application was ...
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Trying to flash Gapps on Sony Xperia 10 III AOSP android 12

I have a Sony Xperia 10 III open device and I have build an AOSP android 12 and flashed the build to the phone which has booted successfully. Since the AOSP is not having any google apps prebuilt, I ...
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I would like configure Keys-to-Go physical keyboard layout to Azerty

I have: a Keys-to-Go Logitech Keyboard in Azerty an Oppo Find X3 Lite 5G Android smartphone powered by Android 12, ColorOS v12.1 I use Gboard I can connect Keys-to-Go to my smartphone with success, ...
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Is there any app cloner that 100% works on android 12?

I used app cloner when my OS was android 11 and it worked very well, now mine is 12 and I have installed all possible apps that I could think of to just clone an app. It's a very simple task, but I'm ...
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Is there any way to force a factory reset without being able to get into the bootloader nor the os?

So, I got a Nokia C100, when setting it up I messed up the password but didn't realize until I had locked the device, I can not log into the device, the bootloader only shows Fastboot mode, and ...
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how to force an old app to be supported in the higher android version than it's supposed to be?

I have a very almost similar question to this discussion: Is it possible to run old apps on newer versions of Android? If so, how?, the question in the discussion hasn't even got answered officially ...
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Is there a fool proof way to change the clock position on my lockscreen? Nothing else. Just drop it down by 50 pixels

Title says it all: Is it possible to change the position of the clock on the lockscreen. I need to move it downwards a bit. I'm on a OnePlus 8 (IN2015_11_C.21) Latest Android (12)
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How to change number of QuickPanel rows?

I have Samsung Galaxy A52 with Android 12. When I swipe down at home screen QuickPanel shows up with one row of icons. If I swipe again entire QuickPanel shows up. I would like to increase the number ...
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SMS messages don't appear for secondary user profile

i've got a secondary user profile set up and i've enabled sms/calls for it. when logged in to the secondary profile, when i send an sms to the phone, i get a notification, but clicking it takes me to ...
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Does the “keep screen on while viewing” record or saved any images?

Does the “keep screen on while viewing” setting on Samsung android devices record or save any data from monitoring via the front facing camera? Or is this just kind of done like a ‘live feed’ where it ...
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Showing another app with front-facing camera recording?

I'm wondering if there's a way to record video using the front-facing camera on my Pixel 6 Pro, while another app is showing on-screen? The reason I ask is because I was showing my baby some puppy ...
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emulator: ERROR: Can't get kernel version from the kernel image file

I want to start the emulator for the custom AOSP 12L build for arm64 using emulatorcommand. The AOSP source was downloaded from Sony's open device project for Xperia devices. The command that I ran is ...
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Why does my volume decrease after the screen turns on?

Title isn't as descriptive as I would like, so here goes: I keep my car's volume at 10. When I plug my phone in, Android Auto takes over, and music starts playing. If I turn my phone screen on, or if ...
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Why do I get "emulator: command not found" while running the command $emulator on Ubuntu?

I am trying to emulate a custom android AOSP 12L build by using the $emulator command. I get the error : emulator: command not found The AOSP image I built is from Sony's open device project, AOSP ...
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name resolution on samsung s22 device does not find local host using full name

S22 Android 12 device here. I have my own DNS server on a local network. Phone seems to pick up local DNS, but it will not address devices using fully-qualified name. Example (in adb): g0q:/ $ ping ...
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How to run a system generated Android AOSP 12L system.img file on any Android emulator?

I am trying to run an Android AOSP 12L system.img file ―that was built for arm64― on an Android emulator. I had downloaded the Android source code for the Sony Xperia 10 III device from the Sony ...
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Prevent phone from turning off video during call

I got a new Samsung phone (Galaxy A32 5G) and it has a "feature" that I find disappointing. I was in a video call with my grandmother, using Viber. When I switched to another app (I wanted ...
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Assigning a static IP address to a phones hotspot

How can I assign a static IP address to my phone's hotspot? I use the hotspot on my Samsung M31 to connect my laptop running Windows 10 to the internet. I also have Oracle's Virtual Box VM running a ...
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Mouse and keyboard stop working while charging OnePlus 8, Android 12

I have a Baseus dock with HDMI output and 3 USB inputs. Using the OnePlus 8 on Android 11, I used to use it with the desktop mode to do some things on the TV using a basic mouse and keyboard and the ...
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Disable vibration per app/Globally No Root

I would like to disable vibration for specific app or Globally. There is app for sound "App Volume Control Pro" that can do it for sound without root. Is there any app that can do that for ...
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Is there a way to import a .db SMS archive from iPhone to Samsung?

I have the original .db and also a CSV archive for the SMS from my iPhone. Is it possible to import it to Android (particularly, Samsung on Android 12) devices?
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Route some traffic via VPN while the rest routed as usual (non-VPN)

I manage some servers where VPN is the only access for maintenance. On Linux, we use xl2tpd, strongswan-starter, and ip-route. I want to gain access to my phone (Pixel 3, Android 12) such that traffic ...
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Find which app is (not) reacting to bluetooth play button?

I newly have a Sony Xperia 10/III (XQ-BT52) with Android 12 (all updates installed - 60.1.A.0.533) This problem did not appear on my last Samsung A40 phone with exactly this headset. I have a ...
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Issue with the "open with" option Miui13/Android12

I have an issue with my smartphone, the "open with" option doesn't work properly, so when I click on a link (from gmail for example or to open a file) normally I am given the choice to ...
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How to use only part of the screen?

I am working on a blackberry-style keyboard attachment for any Android phone (https://github.com/Dakkaron/Fairberry). For the next revision, I'd like the keyboard to be able to slide over the screen, ...
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Is it possible to modify stock boot image from Android 11 to allow running Android 12 GSI ROMs?

I am trying to run Android 12 GSI images on a phone with stock Android 11 boot.img. I know that the boot partition is somehow incompatible with the GSI ROMs of Android 12. Would it be possible to ...
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