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Power Off - Emergency Button

I have a new Android 13 Go phone. When I press and hold the power button, the power-off screen shows. It has the options; 'Emergency', 'Power Off' and 'Restart'. How do I change the settings so that '...
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Quick Settings Menu has only 3 icons when extended, is there a way to make it 3 by 3? [duplicate]

On my Nokia C20 which runs Android Go 11 when I pull down the quick settings menu there is only 3 items on it, and I cant find a way to change it. Is there any way I can fix that?
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Install app widgets on Android Go? [duplicate]

I have already used this website to determine that I cannot put widgets on my home screen because of the version of Android Go I have installed. What version or launching app in general would be the ...
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Nokia C01 Plus - is there a way to disable the "Emergency Number"

I have a Nokia C01 Plus running Android version 11 - this is Android Go. For some reason, it pocket dials the number which is shown as "Emergency Number" This is not something I stored, but ...
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Would there be any restrictions on what apps will work on Android Go?

I'm looking for a cheap tablet and found this ACER ACTAB723. It's Android 12 Go - my question is, would there be any restrictions on what apps will work on it, compared to a regular Android 12? And, ...
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Not able to disable battery optimization for apps on Samsung Galaxy A01 Core (Android Go)

I have a Samsung Galaxy A01 Core (SM-A013M) with Android 10 GO. When I tap on "disable battery optimization" for certain apps, it doesn't really do anything, and there's no button to disable ...
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In Android Go, how can I change the camera app?

In non-Go Android versions I can install camera apps (eg OpenCamera) and set as default camera app. Then, in my custom app I could select OpenCamera as the camera and take pictures from it. I cannot ...
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Why do I not have a widget button on my phone? [duplicate]

I have a Cricket phone and it is called U319AA. For some reason, when I hold down on my phone's home screen, the only buttons that pop up are home settings and wallpapers. This is a picture of my ...
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OEM Vulkan support on Itel A48 (L6006s) unavailable despite Android's and Arm's specification

I have Itel A48 (L6006s). I've confirmed that it has a Mali-T820 GPU, which supports OpenGL®ES 1.1, 2.0, 3.1, 3.2, Vulkan 1.0, OpenCL™ 1.1, 1.2 Full Profile, RenderScript™. However, as I was coding a ...
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Nokia C01 Plus - only 3 icons allowed in Quick Settings/Swipe Down Icons

This is Nokia C01 Plus running Android version 11 (as per what's shown in About Phone). Quick Settings (swipe down icons) - when you swipe down from the top of the screen, you get these icons which ...
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Enable Display Over Other Apps Android 10-11 Go Edition (Nokia 1.4) when "feature is disabled because it slows down the phone"?

I have a Nokia 1.4 (TA-1322) running on Android 11 Go Edition. I have some apps which need to display over other apps, but whenever I try to enable it in settings, I see this message: Feature not ...
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Disable Android Go?

I have a Cricket Icon 2 and it has an Android 10 Go edition. It disabled some of my favorite features like adding widgets or displaying apps over others. I want to know if there's a way I can disable ...
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Poor audio quality after one second of playback on Nokia 1.4

I've found a gateway to a possible solution: I've now installed VLC Media Player, which allowed me to change the audio output from AudioTrack to OpenSL ES (which I presume are some kind of codecs or ...
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Force Accept Remote Connection

As the title implies... Every time I attempt to start an AnyDesk or Teamviewer session I'm met with this giant billboard asking me to allow the connection. The warning is from Android, not from the ...
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How can I flash android_low_ram enabler via adb and fastboot?

I wanted to know if I could flash the android_low_ram enabler zip file via adb and fastboot as I want to make Android run smoother on my 2gb ram phone which came pre- installed with full Android. I ...
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How to fix apps not knowing their accessibility is enabled on Android Go?

I have an Itel A56 running Android 9 (Go edition) and I decided to install an auto clicker app to help automate some things. I finished downloading the app and it asks me to enable accessibility and I ...
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"Add widget" option not appearing on home screen

I would like to add a widget to my home screen. According to the official help page, I should touch and hold an empty space, and then tap "Widgets". However when I touch and hold an empty ...
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Unable to install Google App on Motorola E6i

Ultimately trying to install Android Auto which I succeeded in doing via the apk. It told me I was missing the Google app, Google Maps and Voice rec. I installed 2 out of 3 of these but the Google app ...
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Android Go - Widget Support

I currently have a Samsung M01 Core running on Android 10 Go Edition. The installed launcher is One UI Home. This launcher have some predefined widgets but an important one is missing: a clock. Since ...
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Installing full YouTube app on Tecno phone (Android Go) failed silently

I have a Tecno phone with Android 8.1.0 Go. YouTube Go is my system app, however, I grew tired of using it because of its limited features and decided to install the YouTube app. But that's when the ...
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Clone Device To Multiple Devices

I have to set up and configure a thousand devices that use Android Go 8.1. Every device is the same brand and same model. I have to install two third-party APKs that get thrown a warning by Play ...
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Why is the Android Go's performance better?

The Android Go's official site says faster launch time, extra space for media! Sounds good, but it's for an entry-level device, with 1GB RAM or less, why it still get better performance? Wish someone ...
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Does Android Oreo Go support tethering?

I want to get a cheap Android Go phone for wifi-tethering purposes as the battery is acting up on the cheap Argos Bush Hero 5.5 V3 AC55SEDCV2 phone I use for that purpose. Does Android Oreo Go ...
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How to use multiple physical keyboard layouts on Android Oreo 8.1.0 Go Edition phones?

After connecting Bluetooth keyboard to my Android phone, I can't add more than one physical keyboard layout. Here is the picture I mean, using the Ctrl + Space shortcut that has multiple physical ...
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What’s the difference between stock Android, Android One, and Android Go?

I'd like to know what the difference between stock Android, Android One, and Android Go is? Each is a flavor of Android, each originates from Google and all have a few things in common. Is it just the ...
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Dumpsys Meminfo reporting inconsistent values ((Free Ram + Used Ram + Lost Ram) > Total Ram) Nokia 1

Below is my log as stated in the title the value of Dumpsys Meminfo do not add up to total ram. My device is NOKIA 1 Android 8.1.0 To reproduce these results I opened 10 apps using adb shell monkey ...
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Is it possible to install regular, non go version of android firmware on a device running android go?

are there any alternative, 'non go' android firmwares for my Samsung J4 core phone available? The Samsung J4 core comes with Android Go.
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How to run regular google maps on android go?

I'm trying to install the regular heavy version android google maps from play store but it only brings up google maps go. What should I do to fix this?
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Split screen with Android Go pie

If I understand it correctly, the only thing that makes an Android ROM a "Go" version is the "ro.config.low_ram=true" entry, which brings several optimizations for low end devices and improves the ...
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Cannot install YouTube app on Tecno devices (Android Go)

I am using a Tecno Pop 2 Power device. It runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo, Go Version). It's a new device. When I launched it, it came pre-installed with the "YouTube Go" app, which is in no way a ...
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I can't enable notifications icons badge on Moto E5 Play [duplicate]

I have a Moto E5 Play with Oreo 8.1(Android Go) and I can't enable notification icons badge, I mean those little dots over the application icons on home. When I go to Configuration-> Apps ...
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How to fix "Notification access is not available" on Android Go?

I have a TECNO Spark 2 running on Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition). Every time I try to install apps that require notification access, it says that the feature is not available. How to fix it?
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