Questions tagged [android-device-manager]

Service from Google to locate and optionally factory-reset a lost Android device.

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Newland MT-90 bootloader stuck at fastboot mode screen

When I entering bootloader mode the screen just stucked at fastboot mode only. Dont know now to skip or process just can force shut down.
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I set a 20 character password using Find My Device, but the lock screen only accepts 16

I used Find My Device to set a 20-character password for my phone (it accepted the password without any error messages as shown in the picture below). After I got my phone back, I went to type in the ...
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Android studio not recognizing my device

tried to connect my device properly by turning on the USB debugging mode on my custom rom device. But it always showing found 10 USB devices not recognised as Android devices. Anyone please help When ...
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I can't see certain fonts in my device

So I hace noticed I can't see several fonts in my android device, instead I see squares and this issue has been annoying me for some time. For example, I can't see the following letters, I only see ...
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Vysor app isn't working for chrome on windows 7

I referred this site to install and run vysor app but it turns out that it needed a graphic card instead of using integrated graphic cards on my windows 7 there was solution on how come over this ...
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Sharing gmail can 'potentially' erase my device

Me and my friend use shared email (about 15 people), then i realized from that gmail account i can see the connected phone (specially android), and i can play around with that (lock phone, ring) and ...
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Can someone say how can I get to this network management window in my android device

My device is vivo 1718 android 8.1. I have found this Network Management window when I didn't turn on mobile data access for one app. That app pops up an alert to change the network access and when I ...
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Locked out of my device,

I used google find my device to locked my stolen Samsung galaxy j7 Prime. Its been recovered, but i can't unlock it because apparently, the password input bar wont take more than certain number of ...
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How do I root an Oppo phone?

I have installed kingoroot but need to grant root access... I think I need superuser APK to do this but SuperSU APK doesn't require any permissions. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
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Override button function on Bluetooth device connected to android phone

Double clicking the play/pause button Bluetooth headphones Tagg inferno calls the last dialled number. How can I override it to skip the current playing track Anyone facing this issue. I would love ...
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A wrongly 'I need help' text was sent from google maps

I left my phone where I work and I needed a #. I asked a coworker to gain access. An 'I need help' text alert was sent to one of my groups and I recieved the same message from one of them. It was sent ...
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Developer permissions

Is there a way to remove or deny permission of system packages Example an app has permission to com.android.vending.BILLING? I have root access
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How do I identify on when was an application installed previously. Currently I don’t have the app on my android device

I did explore all the articles and video. But that did not help either. Ideally I want to identify the last time an app was installed on my android device .which is currently not available . In other ...
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How do I make sure that my phone won't get wiped by Find My Device manager? [duplicate]

first time poster here. Sorry for any mistakes that I make. I have lost a phone and fortunately I found it again, I've requested a wipe through the Google's Find My Device before I found it. Now that ...
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Why does Android Device Manager not changes my password?

I have an Android phone with password, but I don't remember it. I have access to the phone through Android Device Manager. I tried to change the password with it, but when I set the new password, ...
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SD Card Used As Internal Shared Storage Not Recognized

I formatted my SD Card to be used as internal shared storage. It's been some months and then, all of a sudden, the SD Card doesn't get recognized by the phone but it still shows that the memory card ...
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Use multiple Google accounts, but allow only one to locate my phone in device manager

My question is basically identical to this question from 2016 (I would have commented on it but I don't have sufficient reputation): How to use multiple google accounts, but allow only one to locate ...
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View or Change Password for Google Find My Device Lock Motorola Moto e5 plus

I lost my phone and locked it with Google Find My Device. I don't remember the password. I've spoken with Motorola and they want me to mail them my original phone and they will mail back a replacement ...
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How to control my mom's Android phone?

My mom has an Android phone and I have it too. We both are thousands of miles away. She is a new smartphone user, and it is hard for her to learn the skills to use it. She needs help to turn off ...
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What if a thief disabled Android Device Manager in settings

I have my phone stolen and It has no Lockscreen pattern. No sim Card. Location Turned off. No Data/WiFi. What if the thief is smart enough to turnoff the Android Device Manager first before doing ...
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How to remove device from Google?

I have given away one of my devices, I'd like to remove it from my Google account entirely. It seems, there is no longer a way to do this (which, if true, probably breaks GDPR). I'm aware I can "hide"...
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Android phone lost, Data wipe after password change

Here's an urgent situation regarding phone robbery: My android phone (note 8) gets robbed and as far as i know it has not lost its way to some general person. It was robbed by force, so people ...
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How do I remove applications that android automatically downloads, and stop it downloading apps that I don't want automatically?

I have an android phone, and every now and again, when I connect to WiFi, I notice it starts automatically downloading updates. However, it also seems to download/ update a number of default apps, ...
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Find My Device says “can't reach device”, but I can make it ring

I'm having a bizarre issue with the Android Device Manager. Basically when I try to look up my Nexus 9 tablet, I cannot see its location, and it looks like this: As you can see, it somehow does ...
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How do I Disable Android Device Manager on Sold Device?

I am a GSuite user and a ZTE Axon 7 device that I recently sold via SWAPPA was setup with Android Device Manager. I did a factory reset on the device, but when the buyer powered on the device, he said ...
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How to turn off Android corner page curl?

I'm having an Android page curl issue. I've read up on it and a lot of people say it's a clean master app.. but I don't have that app, or omniswipe.. or and of the other apps mentioned... My phone ...
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Reset my android device password using android device manager

I'm android Marshmallow user. and I want to resent my password using android device manager. I signed in my google account and went to google's android device manager and it's not showing any option ...
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How to know if Android Device Manager's erase phone worked on a stolen device?

Phone was stolen, and when I went to wipe it in the Android Device Manager the phone appears off line for more than 5 days. Today when i checked, the phone was no longer listed in my device manager, ...
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How can a lost locked phone in airplane mode be unlocked?

I lost my Android phone on vacation that was in airplane mode (Moto G5, v7 updated). It was protected by fingerprint and swipe. I almost always use the fingerprint to unlock, but do very occasionally ...
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Not all google logins should be equal on my phone

While setting up a new phone for a family member whose location I want to track and calendar to manage (yeah, Big Brother type for medical reasons), I logged from my phone to her google account as an ...
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what is “com.google.android.ext.services”

What is com.google.android.ext.services? I accidently found this app in the running list and when I open it contains a settings and then it have opening links option inside it that contains the apps ...
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if my device has logged into someones gmail, will it still show on device list after being factory reset?

someone that i was friends with in a phone game decided he hates me and recently factory reset my phone and my tablet remotely through a shared gmail account. that part is over and done, but we shared ...
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Manage different devices on one place

I would like to manage different Android devices on one place. It means I would like to see information about these devices on a single account. Mainly I would like to get a list of installed ...
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Cannot exit Google Device Manager Installer

For reasons unexplained, I loaded Google Device Manager. Near the end of the installation, when I got to the screen where it lists all of the things that the IT team can do, and that the camera was ...
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How to run php mysql web application in my android?

I want to run a web application in my android phone. My android is not rooted. If there is not any method how can i connect with my pc local host with offline.
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Completeness of wiping lost android phone through ADM

I lost my Android phone. It was stolen by someone. I erased all data and already got a notification from Android Device Manager when my phone was off. I worried, then I change all my google account ...
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Can i use a separate machine as an android device to test my android studio APKs?

I have my main computer in which i have android studio installed and i have an old computer (intel atom processor 32 bit and virtualization not supported). I want to install android in it to test my ...
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Cant unlock phone after using Google's Find my Device

I forgot my phone's pattern lock, when I used Google's Find my Device, it just locks my phone and I don't know what to do. How can I get back in to my phone?
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Lost my phone without GPS & data plan on

I have checked other questions on the site and I think my question is not completely duplicate I have lost my OnePlus 2; it is in different country (Indonesia) and I have no way to contact any ...
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Using Odin to wipe out everything and restore factory settings

I have the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8 that has MDM installed. I need to wipe out everything. I was told that I need to flash the firmware. I tried it with Odin v3.12.7 using a firmware Android version 6 ...
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Random apps keep installing on the phone

Here is a screenshot of these apps. I never downloaded them: Screenshot (click image for larger variant) Many times these have been deleted by me but they are download as well as installed by ...
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How to reverse acceptance in Android Device Manager?

If a user opens Android Device Manager in a browser (https://www.google.com/android/devicemanager), and selects an Android device that has never been accessed via Android Device Manager, they will be ...
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Can Android Device Manager remotely erase my stolen phone's data AFTER synced gmail account's password has already been changed by me?

My android phone has been stolen. The thief took out the sim and immediately turned it off.My Gmail account was synced to it and I tried to remotely ring,locate and erase data using gmail on PC....
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Android Device Manager not working

I have forgotten my unlock pattern and tried to lock my device with a password on ADM, it did lock and a message, "Your device is locked by Android device Manager" appears but there's no way of ...
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How can I remotely unlock my phone with a non-working display?

I have a Samsung S5, model SAMSUNG-SM-G900A. My screen was already fairly damaged and I could not get a replacement yet, and today my phone fell and the screen is now completely black (although the ...
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If I select 'lock device' in Android device manager, will it affect scheduled alarms?

I have left my phone at my girlfriend's house - it's definitely there according to the location feature in Android device manager. There is an alarm set for really early in the morning, which it ...
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Finding out Arduino's port name on Android

Since I found this app named QPython for Android, just wondering if it possible to read serial data of Arduino on Android using Python (QPython). It would have probably been easier if I had a rooted ...
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Stolen phone - does Android Device Manager's lock override the thief's password?

I'm currently trying it on another phone and it seems that as long as I have a pattern lock set up, the ADM lock screen shows up but the old pattern is requested instead of the remotely set password. ...
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How to login to resetted phone when verified password not accepted?

I reseted my Oneplus 2 phone with OO3.5 by wipe cache and data because I wanted to set up my business gmail in my phone, not my personal: Wipe data and cache Volume down + power > Format phone Now, ...
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Help! android device manager… will enable lock & erase appear after resetting the device?

I lost my phone, it's an LG G2 Verizon, it wasn't factory reset and when I go to ADM it showed the device with the options of Lock and Erase separately... At first I locked it, but then I erased it, ...