Questions tagged [android-one]

Android One is an Android standard intended to provide a consistent user experience on entry-level devices, through direct updates from Google and Google Play Protect.

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Finding the microphone settings on Android One 10

My headset microphone has stopped working recently, and I would like to have a look in the microphone settings to fix the issue. However, I cannot find any setting related to the microphone volume, ...
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What’s the difference between stock Android, Android One, and Android Go?

I'd like to know what's the difference between stock Android, Android One, and Android Go? Each is a flavor of Android, each originates from Google and all have a few things in common. Is it just ...
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App not loading content on WiFi

I have a problem with an app not loading content on WiFi. If I switch to mobile data it works normally. I disabled battery optimization for it, set the WiFi network to be treated as unmetered but with ...
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External SD card problems - how do I go back to device storage?

On a new phone with Android One/10 I mounted a 256GB sd card. I formatted is and added it to the system as internal memory (device storage), which is 128GB. Now the system reports a 512GB SD card. I ...
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Can I use an Android One device without a Google account? Isn't there a compulsion?

I wish to buy an Android One device and install only apps from F-Droid. I don't own a Google account and don't wish to register. I don't wish to install LinageOS or other alternative firmware. Is it ...
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Disable IPv6 entirely on a Xiaomi Mi A3

I am running Android One 9 on a Xiaomi Mi A3 and am trying to stop it from using IPv6 DNS servers, as they are essentially turning my RPI4 running Pi-Hole into a useless lump of silicon. How can I do ...
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Auto-Accept Forwarded Call From Given Number

Due to the pandemic I'm working at home, and have my office phone forwarded to my Android One Nokia 6.1. When I get a call forwarded from the office, I hear the "This is a forwarded call, press 1 to ...
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Two years of operating system upgrades (Android - one) - how is it implemented?

"Android One phones will receive at least two years of OS upgrades," according to Google. I interpret this statement as follows. An Android One phone will receive at least two major version ...
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Dial phone, screen blanks -> can't hang up

My Nokia 4.2 (Android One 9, security patch for December 5, 2019) is lately exhibiting a very weird behavior. If I dial a number, either using the keypad or from history or a contact, the screen ...
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Nokia 7.2 running slow with Android One version 9

I have Nokia 7.2 which is running Android One version 9. Since 2-3 weeks there I have observed a visible sluggishness in my phone. For e.g. it takes 1-2 seconds when I turn on/off WiFi or mobile data. ...
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Nokia 6.1 stuck in “Download mode”

One day my Nokia 6.1 goes into "Download mode" and rebooting doesn't help. Flashing TWRP doesn't work: $ fastboot boot twrp-3.3.1-0-PL2.img downloading 'boot.img'... OKAY [ 1.235s] booting... ...
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Android One default apps and links

I have Android One on a Xiaomi Mi A2, and I have DuckDuckGo as a default broweser. I recently opened 1 link on a youtube video bio and it redirected me to Chrome, and all the other links there all ...
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How to disable Direct Share on an Android One device with Android 9?

How do you disable Android Direct Share on an Android One device with Android 9?
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How to determine if my phone supports AndroidOne?

The HTC U11 Life got my attention when I saw androidone printed on its back. Now I got one, but this one doesn't have the androidone print on its back. Are there two versions of the phone, one to ...
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Does the use of Android One remove the risk of OEM spying?

China is forcing tourists to install text-stealing malware at its border. Also, U.S. intelligence officials imply that Huawei, ZTE devices aren't safe for consumers (even in the West). Some ...
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Why phones with Android One don't get update to Q right now (2019)?

Android one phones are near stock version of Android. Starting Android 8 (or 9) project treble aims to deliver new version of Android without work from the OEM. Yet phones with Android one and ...
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Do Android One tablets exist?

I am looking for the zero bloat, 100% pure Android One experience. So far, I have only been able to find phones with Android One, like the Xiaomi Mi A2. Do Android One tablets exist? Or if not, are ...
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built in equalizer Android one

I use Android one on mi a2 lite, and I cannot find the built in equalizer. The Spotify application has a link to the built in equalizer, I can even tune the sound of other apps from Spotify, but I don'...
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How to root Android one device using pc?

I have spice mi 498 I want to root it but the recovery method does not seems to work for me because my volume buttons are damaged. If anyone know how to root it using adb or other sofwares I tried pc ...
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Where do Android One updates come from?

I wonder who is building Android One stock ROMs and updates? Are Android One firmware and updates build by the manufacturer of the phone, or is this a service that google provides?
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I cannot open or play song's with anything but Files (default file explorer on AndroidOne

I have a new Nokia 3.1. After putting in and formatting an SD card, I copied a tonne of music to it (in Music/ in the root folder). This is m4a and mp3 files. Every music player app I get (Musicolet, ...
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How do I move apps to Micro SD card in Nokia 6.1 (Android One) device?

I got a Nokia 6.1 for my son in an effort to get him out of the Apple world. One of the big advantages for him was the ability to store Netflix videos and large games in his SD card enabling him to ...
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TWRP decrypt password

TWRP 3.2.3 asks for a decrypt password at startup, which I never set. Ignoring with 'cancel' leads to the main menu, but then the internal storage is marked as 0 byte (e.g. when trying to backup), ...
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Contacts from removed Google account still appear in Phone app - Android 9

I am currently using a Xiaomi Mi A2 (andoid one) with Android 9. At some point I added another google account to the phone, just to view some mails. After removing this account, the contacts saved ...
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Add APN (+ Button) Option Missing

So my gf and I both have the Xiaomi Mi A2, her works perfectly, but when I tried to setup mine, I realized I had no data connection. In order to make it work with my provider, I must configure a new ...
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How does Nokia automatic backup work on the new Android One devices?

My girlfriend recently got a new Nokia 6.1 device with Android One. Her last device got damaged and data was lost so I'd like to make sure this one is optimally backed up. I'm used to backing up my ...
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Can't get to fastboot. nor twrp nor OS - Xiaomi mi 5X/A1

I'm having a problem with my Xiaomi mi 5X and i wondered if someone on this forum could help me solve it. As i said, i have a Xiaomi mi 5X but i changed its firmware and OS to the one of Mi A1 (...
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Stock image dump for running Magisk necessary?

In the offitical installation instructions for Magisk it says: “However, you MUST have a stock boot image dump beforehand, and you also have to be able to flash the patched boot image, either through ...
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Whatsapp doesn't run on background on new Xiaomi

I got a new phone yesterday, Xiaomi Mi A1, and installed Whatsapp on it. Now I only get notifications when the app is open and a few minutes after I turn off the display (or go do some other thing). ...
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How to encrypt SD card on Nokia 6.1?

Is there any way to encrypt the SD card on Nokia 6.1? I didn't find any option to do it. (The current Android version is Android One 8.1.0) Product page: Nokia 6.1
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Android Playstore speed problem on Stock Android phone

I am using Android One phone with Stock Android 8.0.0, I see some major speed problem in my playstore- while downloading from playstore I only get 250KBPS speed whereas my actual speed is 1.3MBPS -...
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Restrict app network access on Android Oreo

Two days ago, I got android oreo 8.0 update for my xiaomi mi A1 phone which is a device based on Android One. But one of the features which I loved the most before Oreo was complete control of network ...
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Removed Google Apps system app, now the device wouldn't boot

I have a Micromax Canvas A1 device (Android one). It's been rooted and I have removed some system apps on it before. When I disabled Google App, a lot of space was freed and the system worked fine. So ...
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What is ROM porting?

This might be the silly question but am bit new to Android world so I wanna know what does porting of rom means?wanna know in detail
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Marshmallow: Changing and connecting to an APN

Okay, before anyone can downvote this or anything silly, I need to clarify a few things: This is for Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) I'm using a FlashFire-Rooted Cherry Mobile One (technically called ...
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How to stop System Update from Canvas A1?

Android version of my Canvas A1 (AQ4501) is 4.4.4. And its rooted. Now I am getting System Update for Android 6.0. How to stop System Update for my rooted Canvas A1? and If I update it to Android 6....
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Unable to unlock boot-loader and root Micromax Canvas A1 AQ4501

I have Micromax Canvas A1 AQ4501 which comes under Android One. It’s upgraded to Android 6.0.1. I tried to unlock its boot-loader but it’s not successful. I did • adb reboot bootloader • adb ...
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com.google.settings has stopped Micromax Android one

I am using Micromax android one with Android 5.0.1. Couple of weeks ago, few of my applications stopped one by one. Only two things I was able to do was calling and Whatsapp, probably waiting for ...
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OTA update (Marshmallow) failing with “error” while installing it on a device running Android One

I live in Australia and during my recent trip to India, I bought an Android One phone called the Lava Pixel v1. The phone is running Android 5.1 and since I have gotten back to Australia, the phone ...
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Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Deletes All Of My Photos & Videos

My Infinix Hot2 X510 (Running on AndroidOne) got Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Friday, this is the good news :). The bad news is after updating the system all of my photos & videos are GONE, ...
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How to downgrade from Lollipop to Kitkat?

I am using Spice AndroidOne. When I purchased it, there was Kitkat in it. It automatically requested for Lollipop update which I have granted. Later it has requested for Marshmallow update. When I ...
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Force 3G mode on dual-SIM Android One phones

I want to forcibly enable 3G mode on a dual-SIM Micromax Canvas A1 (Android One) running Android 5.1 Lollipop. I've already searched the net for answers, but all I came up with was using *#*#4636#*#* ...
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Multi-user option not avilable in Android one after Lollipop update

I have Karbonn Android one phone. It is updated to Lollipop 5.1. I read that multi-user option is available in Lollipop. But in Settings the Users option is not available. How can I enable it? Is it ...