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The notification area doesn't show up when I slide down on the notification bar. What could be the issue?

The notification area doesn't show up when I slide down on the notification bar. What could be the issue? I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 12
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How can I get notified when a device connects to my Wi-Fi hotspot on Google Pixel 6?

I wonder how I can get notified when a device connects to my Wi-Fi hotspot on Google Pixel 6. I use Android 12.
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How can I allow mobile data but disable all outgoing texts and all outgoing phone calls?

I have a Google Pixel 6 on Android 12. How can I allow mobile data but disable outgoing texts and outgoing phone calls?
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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 transfer some files from my Google Pixel 6 (Android 12) to a Microsoft Windows 7 laptop via a USB cable?

I am trying to transferring some files from my Google Pixel 6 (Android 12) to a Microsoft Windows 7 laptop via a USB cable (USB-C to USB-A). I don't see the Google Pixel 6 in Windows Explorer: ...
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is it possible to intercept Android 12 SSL traffic for specific apps?

I am interested in a way to sniff/decrypt outbound SSL traffic from my mobile device running Android 12. One of the apps stopped working over mobile data recently and I am trying to submit a quality ...
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How can I configure Android 12 so that my phone (Pixel 6) is screen mirrored when connected to a monitor via HDMI?

I'm connecting my Android phone to a monitor via USB-C -> Hub -> HDMI cable: My phone Samsung Galaxy S9 screen is mirrored without any issue, but that doesn't work with my Google Pixel 6. ...
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How to remove clock from notification bar?

How to remove clock from notification/status bar? I have a Pixel 5 running Android 12. On the home screen(s), there is a digital clock on the far left of the status/notification bar at the top of the ...
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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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Where I can see the list of the devices connected to my Wi-Fi hotspot on Android 12? [duplicate]

I use Android 12 + Google Pixel 6. I can't find the list:
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Wi-Fi hotspot on Google Pixel 6 - create only a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network?

I use Android 12 with Google Pixel 6. When creating a Wi-Fi hotspot with a Pixel 6, how can I configure it so that only a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network is created?
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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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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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How to fix problem with ringtone volume to zero

I have a Pixel 3a XL. The phone sets its ringtone volume to zero. This happens every time I reconnect to a wifi. Can someone help me stop that annoying behaviour? I was on Android 11. I didn't want to ...
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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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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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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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After I installed an app, the phone now scans NFC every time I unlock the screen (Android 12)

I did not know that an App can modify system behavior like this. I have phone always on silent. I installed "Xiaomi Wear". During installation in Play Store, the phone made a short vibration....
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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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How to read and edit system xml files of android 12+?

On previous android versions, I can easily read and edit system XML files using a text editor but XML files from android 12 cannot be read properly and they looks like random symbols. For example, I ...
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Data randomly stops working until turned off and on again

I have been having an issue with my Pixel 4a for a few months that has me stumped. I experienced this on stock Android 11 and also since I just upgraded to Android 12. Intermittently and periodically, ...
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Upgraded Samsung device to Android 12, but Quick Panel still looks like the last Android version

After updating Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra to Android 12, I expected the Quick Panel to look completely different like I seen in some Android 12 reviews. But my Quick Panel looks exactly the same as ...
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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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What does a Wi-Fi reset actually do?

For spotty WI-FI connections, a recommended way to fix is to re-boot or toggle airplane mode to reset the connection. Now, in Android 12 one has a feature to do that by clicking the icon with wrench ...
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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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How to find out what's pausing playback?

On my Android phone, playback gets paused arbitrary very frequently, sometimes several times per minute. Any ideas how to find out what's causing it? It was happening on Android 11 and now it happens ...
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How do i add a photo into a google photos album, from google voice on android 12?

How do i add a photo into a google photos album, from google voice, on android 12?
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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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Overnight, I open my phone to find an unknown app running since android 12 upgrade

I'm running a Pixel 3A. After the last upgrade to Android 12, I regularly find that an app is active in the background overnight. Its logo is 2-dimensional, and consists of dark green ball floating ...
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Why do apps paste from my clipboard as soon I open them (without manually pasting anything)?

I have a Google Pixel 5a running the latest version of Android 12 (I updated a couple of days after I bought it, so I didn't use Android 11 much if at all). I noticed that a lot of apps trigger the &...
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How to customize clock widget on Android 12?

After updating to Android 12, I was dismayed to find that changes had been made to my home screen and widgets without apparent reason. As seen in The clock widget now has transparent font (why? why ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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