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Outgoing proxy to allow client certificate authentication

I want to secure my Homeserver (Nextcloud, Emby, etc.). To do this, I create client certificates and want to deploy them to my client devices -f.e. Android mobile phone. However, most apps do not ...
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How do I bypass the RSA authentication dialog box to enable controlling phone from adb?

My phone is Samsung Galaxy S4 SHV-E330S with a broken screen (cannot see or touch anything) For more context please see my old questions here and here. I have already tried these: Can I ...
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How to get rid of Microsoft Authenticator?

I have Office 365 subscription and it works well. However, I got Microsoft Authenticator app installed on my Samsung Galaxy and it got my Outlook account added there. I have no idea how that happened ...
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Where is Google's internal account authentication token located?

I'm trying to write a Tasker script for my (rooted) phone that uses the same Google credentials that are being used on my device (for Gmail, Drive, etc.). Where can I find Google's OAuth (or other) ...
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Can I protect some Android apps with a simple unlock pattern, but the rest with a strong password?

I have a low-end Android 9 tablet that I've linked to my Google account. For convenience, I'd love to keep the security really low--like a simple pattern or PIN, or even swipe. >95% of what I'd do ...
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Intermittent failure of apps with facebook-login, S6

I recently returned from a month in Africa (normally US-based) and ever since returning, 2-3 apps that require a log-in (I think through facebook, though honestly I don't remember if it's that or my ...
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Missing authentication options on a secondary user account

I created a secondary user on a Huawei P10 running Android 9. I notice that this secondary user misses some authentication features in the Security/Confidentiality settings. Although fingerprints ...
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Sign out from remote Android's Gmail

Last week I lost my phone, so I borrowed a phone from a friend. The phone already add the Gmail app with my friend's Gmail account (a Gmail account that my friend does not care much about so there was ...
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Require password for each application to install

Since I will be lending my phone to someone else, I want my phone to ask my Google account password (or alternative authentication) each time an app is installed. If I go to Google Play -> Three bars ...