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How to disable the "verified links" feature?

With Android 12, Google introduced the verified links feature that requires apps to verify ownership of domains for which they want to handle links. (Handling links refers to the behavior where when ...
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When connecting two Android phones via a cable, how can I choose which phone is charging which phone?

When connecting two Android phones via a cable, how can I choose which phone is charging which phone? E.g. when I connected a Samsung Galaxy S9 (Android 10) with a Google Pixel 6 (Android 12) via a ...
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How to install Xposed framework on Android 12? What about safety net?

Further to these questions: What are the alternatives for Xposed framework on Pie? Preferably without triggering Safety Net? How to install EdXposed on Android 10 without triggering safety net How to ...
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dex2oat64 is eating battery on Android 12 (Beta). What is it?

I have updated my Pixel 5 to Android 12 Beta, and in the last update, the "app" or service called "dex2oat64" eats too much battery. I found some thread in Reddit, but they also ...
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Android 12 unknown system status bar symbol:Pixel 4a

I updated my Pixel 4a to Android 12 a few days ago. Today, all of a sudden, I saw this screen like symbol on the right side of status bar, which wasn't present after updating. It is not app related ...
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Links don't open in apps in Android 12

My phone is an LG-V60 (model is LG-V600TM). I'm on Android 12. I've seen this posted many times but every solution seems to refer to things I'm not capable of doing on my phone (or I'm missing it) so ...
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Fix ownership issue with Titanium Backup creating backups with media_rw as the ownership

Normally, Titanium Backup saves backups with its ownership. For example, u0_a252: -rw------- 1 u0_a252 u0_a252 539 2021-11-07 09:52 com.application.zomato-20211107-095236.properties However, it ...
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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 Sensors Off (developer options) be controlled via ADB? [Q or above]

Haven't got it from AOSP sources yet: Sensors Off | Android Open Source Project
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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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Is `device_idle_constants` deprecated in Android 12?

Recently I've been trying to optimize the doze settings for my device. I found many guides that date back to 2015/16. All of them say something similar: To change a deviceidle setting, I have to input ...
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Silence all notifications by default

How can I silence all notifications by default on Android 12 without resorting to DnD? I just replaced my old phone (Google Pixel 4a, same as the old one) and restored everything from backup, but ...
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Does the native VPN client support IKEv1 as of Android 12?

Is there any official documentation on what IPSec key exchange types are supported by the native Android 12 IPSec client (Racoon)? Specifically I’m interested in whether IKEv1 still works. I’m asking ...
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How can I configure Google speech to text so that whenever I say "Frank" it writes "Franck"?

How can I configure Google speech to text so that whenever I say "Frank" it writes "Franck"? I use Android 12 with a Google Pixel 6.
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Whatsapp didn't restore local backup 😱, where can I find them? [duplicate]

Panic mode. I wanted to clear&restore Whatsapp to make sure it deploys encrypted Google Drive backups. I've never done a Drive backup, only local. I made a local backup on the fly, then wiped ...
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How do I list all apps on Android 12?

This night my Pixel 3 updated to Android 12. Now I can't find how to list all apps. In Android 11 and previous, I used to swipe from bottom to up but now that functionality seems to have disappeared. ...
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Is there any way to force a factory reset without being able to get into the bootloader nor the os?

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 android ...
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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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Google services on Raspberry Pi 4 Model B saying it is offline while connected to WiFi

I have just been setting up Android 12L on my Raspberry Pi 4 Model B. After I installed Google Play onto the Raspberry Pi, no matter how hard I try fixing it, all Google services still say it is ...
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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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Any way to disable the quick settings panel on the lockscreen on Android 12 and 11?

Is there any way to disable the quick settings panel on the lockscreen on Android 12 and 11? I want to disable it, just like it used to be on the older Android versions. If I cannot the disable it, ...
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How can I configure Android so that the keyboard appears by default when clicking on the settings search box?

When I click on the search box in the settings, by default no keyboard appears: I have to click again on the search box for the keyboard to appear. Instead I would like the keyboard to appear by ...
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Pixel 6a does not show available Android security updates

On a Pixel 6a device, Android seems to have trouble finding the latest security updates. On the one hand, it warns me under Settings->Security like this: (!) Update this device This device hasn't ...
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How to install my own CA (Certificate Authority) root on Samsung S22?

S22 with Android12 here. I am trying to install a root CA so that I could access my internal websites using HTTPS. I seem to be having unexpected trouble doing that. So far trying to do it by going: ...
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Is there any way to control per-device audio balance?

Device: Android 12, Pixel 6 Pro I recently got a new Pixel 6 Pro and loved it so far, but the earpiece speaker seemed a little quiet to me, so i went into Accessibility settings and changed the audio ...
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Hide "VPN Active" persisting notification in Android 12

I use VPN 24*7. Earlier I used to be able to hide "VPN active" notification but since I upgraded to Android 12, the option is not there anymore. What should I do to hide the notification?
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How can I copy paste an image into a form field on Chrome for Android?

I tried the following but it doesn't work. How can I copy paste an image into a form field on Chrome for Android without having to download and re-upload the image myself? I use a Google Pixel 6 with ...
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How can I see how much electricity a device connected via USB is drawing from my phone?

I have connected a device to my phone via an USB cable so that it receives some electricity from the phone. How can I see how much electricity a device connected via USB is drawing from my phone? I ...
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Error with `adb sideload`when trying to install Android 12 in recovery mode

According to Google's "Get Android 12" guide, The easiest way to get Android 12 Beta on a Google Pixel device is to enroll your device in the Android Beta for Pixel program. but also ...
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How do I disable the ESC key when using a bluetooth wireless keyboard with Android 12?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, running Android 12. I use a bluetooth wireless keyboard. No matter what app (or Android UI screen) I'm on, pressing the ESC key acts like pressing the Back button (...
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How to stop Android 12 asking for password every time after lock screen

I just upgraded from Android 11 to Android 12 and now It asks me every single time I unlock the screen. Before, it would ask me for the password only once every half an hour as I had configured it. ...
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How do I format my SD card on my Android 12 Samsung phone?

I moved my SD card from my old Samsung Galaxy A50 to my new Samsung Galaxy A53, and it's starting to show read/write issues, so I want to format it. Trouble is, I can't seem to find where in the ...
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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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Build failure on Android 12: Undefined module 'WfdCommon' (PixelExperience) [closed]

Good day everyone! Recently I have decided to try to compile PixelExperience myself, but I ran into some problems. I have downloaded the ROM source according to the wiki (branch is twelve at https://...
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