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Apps not auto starting on Nokia G42 5G

I've been using the Synology Drive app to sync folders between several PC's and Android phones. I recently got a new Nokia G42 5G (Android 14), which needs the same folders syncing. However, on the ...
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How to I ensure few specific apps is always running? If not launch each applications

I am looking for app or a way to ensure specific apps are always running in the background/foreground all the time. Edit: apps in question does run as a foreground service. If they are stopped for any ...
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Is there a way to restart an app at boot up [duplicate]

I have an app that says something like This version of Android does not support starting this service. Please start it manually It monitors location I am using Note 20 with Android 13 Is there a ...
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How to make autostart Xiaomi Mi 11 lite 5g [duplicate]

how can I make my Xiaomi mi 11 lite to auto-start when I plug the usb cable. Fastboot OEM-mode-charge 0 doesn't work.
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Launch SRT stream via Larix Player automatically on boot

Is it possible somehow to open an SRT stream in the Larix Player app automatically? I'd like to use the method to be triggered via the launch on boot-up. So far, I can only open the Larix player app ...
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Prevent Spotify from starting when phone boots with AppOps

I have an LG G7 One (not rooted) and I've been having ongoing issues with Spotify moving my downloads from my SD card to internal storage every time my phone reboots. I've done lots of research into ...
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How to know apps which boots with system using commands in Android terminal?

I need commands for Android 4-6. How to know via Android terminal and command which apps loading on the system's start? While I tried 2nd command from here.
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How do I disable auto-start in Android 11? [duplicate]

How can the program auto-start be controlled in Android 11? I am using a Celero5G phone running the latest version of Android 11. I have been unable to find any help on this matter.
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where is configured how an app will auto restart?

For ex, i know several apps that i have stopped will auto restart exactly at 00:00h everyday, making it lag horribly or even crash any game i am playing, what severily degrades my android realm user ...
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Lineage boot on power script

I've installed Lineage on a Samsung tab s2 which I use in the car. I've added the following to get it to auto start when it goes on charge # /system/etc/init/off_mode_charge.rc on charger setprop ...
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Is there any options to Boot Android device on connecting to power supply without root? [duplicate]

I wish to know if there is any options to boot android device automatically on connecting to power supply. i am not considering rooting options as i was planning for production application. I have ...
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How to autostart WiFi and an app on (re)boot

I would like to have WiFi, and an app (CSipSimple SIP client), start automatically when the phone is (re)booted. It is running Android 2.3.4, not rooted, and in airplane mode. Is this possible?
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Apps will not auto start on Android 9.0 Pie

I bought a cheap Blackview BV5900 running on Android 9.0 (I assume a custom ROM) as I needed something rugged and with long battery life for testing purposes. I'm struggling to find any answers as to ...
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Start bash script on boot not rooted Android 7.0 and Android 9.0 device

I currently do it manually each time after my phone is restarted. I connect using adb and running this adb shell sh /sdcard/AFolder/ascript.sh "a-dummy-argument" & Then I just disconnect the ...
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Disable autostart on boot and restrict background execution [duplicate]

Is there any way to disable autostart apps at boot time? I need to disable some of them (not all) like Facebook, etc to get quicker boot time. I'm asking how to do this on Android 9.0.
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Why are apps given the right to run whenever they want even when they keep the phone awake?

This question is quite related to (and could end up being closed as a duplicate of): How can I stop applications and services from running? I would probably just comment there to get clarification ...
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How to run an app on startup in background

How to run an app on startup in background? For example glasswire, kaspersky run in startup, as well as show in top In notification bar tray. I want to run Gom audio in background when start up & ...
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How to disable autostart of an app on LineageOS 14?

LineageOS used to have a function in the settings to activate and deactive the auto-start of apps inside Settings -> Apps if I recall correctly. I no longer find it in any setting option. I'd like to ...
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Android TV autostart script

I want to run a script after booting from a Android TV box (Xiaomi Mi Box) I tried a lot but nothing works. Is there any option to 'activate' an init.d folder?
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how to protect access to my apps and/or data automatically?

I want to lock access to my apps and I installed an app (Applock), which works properly only after being manually opened. I need some solution which lets me being protected from having my data shared ...
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How do I disable this prompt?

Every time I boot my phone, I get a message about not having a cellular carrier. I only use my phone for gaming, so I select "No". Selecting "yes" leads me into something where I might select a ...
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Open app on device startup

I have a cheap android tablet that I want to use behind some 2 way glass. So I want it to display a webpage on startup. If possible it would be better if it also could run a webserver with PHP, msql ...
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'Ok Google' auto launch "randomly"

My phone is a Motorola Moto G3. Sometimes, when I'm not using it, 'Ok Google' feature auto launchs and records my voice. I think it could be a bug. Is any workaround to prevent that and not disable ...
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Find a list of all apps that launch at boot time

I am using Android 5.1.1 (EDIT: 6.0.1 now) in a Samsung J7. I want to get a list of apps that launch at boot time1. What are the alternative clear ways of identifying such list? (preferably native ...
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Unwanted Background and Auto-start Apps [duplicate]

My android device is 4.4.2 and it’s rooted. To manage auto-start app, I installed Clean Master and allowed it for root access. Also I stopped many apps that start automatically. To manage start-up ...
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Auto-start and Closing Apps

My android device is rooted and its 4.4.2. To control auto-start app, I installed Clean Master and allowed it for root access. I stopped many apps that start automatically. To control start-up app, I ...
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Android Launcher Loading Problem

I'm desperate, otherwise I wouldn't post this long type of post on this forum, cause whenever I have a problem, I just search it on Google and 99% of cases I find the solution, but this time, I'm ...
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Start an app on start up without root [duplicate]

I have android lollipop 5.1.1 on my Samsung Galaxy Note 4. I would like to have an app start with my smartphone's boot. It's a call recorder app (automatic call recorder). How can I do that? Is that ...
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how to mount permanently in Android

I've successfully mounted my router device's sdcard on '/mnt/routersd' as follows : #!/system/bin/sh su -c 'busybox mount -o remount,rw /' su -c 'mkdir -p /mnt/routersd' su -c 'busybox mount -o ...
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Modification of `playlpm` file causes shutdown instead of rebooting

Modification of playlpm file causes shutdown instead of rebooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9192. Updated playlpm reboots the phone after typing the terminal command "playlpm" when Android OS is ...
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Can Android app run without being launched at least once?

As much as I know, most apps won't ever start, unless you launch them at least once (even if they have a background service). But what about those, that for example, have the Receive Intent Boot ...
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How to run a script on boot in CM12.1?

Most questions I can find related to this are dated 2011 and thereabouts, so perhaps it's not too surprising that things have changed since. I've tried a whole bunch of things, with no results ...
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Best to block autostart apps, or let them run at boot time?

When Android was still a baby green robot, I would go through all user-installed apps (not system apps), and turn off autostart privileges on most of them. This would make the Android device boot ...
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How can I stop yahoo starting up (trying autorun manager by mob)

Yahoo mail is starting automatically How can I stop it from doing so? I have tried autoruns MobiWIA - AndRS Studio https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rs.autorun&hl=en which ...
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Open an app on startup/after booting

I need to force a selected application to start up each time my Android-based device is (re)started. Is there anything I can use (configuration setting, external application etc.) to accomplish this ...
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Auto-start slowing me down [duplicate]

My ASUS tablet runs slow. I've stopped using active desktop backgrounds, uninstalled apps that I don't use and changed the animations, but nothing seems to solve the problem. My memory is reporting at ...
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How do I disable an app from running at startup [duplicate]

I have a genymotion virtual device which has an app which runs at startup which make the device crash giving me no access to the device. How do I disable the app from my computer. (I am using virtual ...
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Is there an autorun or scheduler?

I have an s3 mini. It has an app called "My Galaxy" - a marketing adware kind of thing. It runs without me launching it. How is that done? Is there a scheduler somewhere that launches this app? ...
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In terminal-ide how do I get telnetd to start automatically whenever the device turns on?

I think terminal-ide is the best thing since sliced bread but I am not sure how to get the telnetd to start automatically.
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Android applications automatically turning on when wifi is toggled on

First of all, I have permission management installed on my custom rom and this prevents apps from randomly starting up during boot. However, I have noticed that this is not enough to prevent some ...
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Android Mini-PC: How to Autostart for Public Display

I have an MK808 Android mini PC which I want to use for a public display. I can open a browser OK and get the page I want, but when power fails I have to manually open that page again. I dont want ...
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Suppress "autoplay" when external USB drive connected

On some phones, when an external USB drive is connected to the phone, there is sort of an autoplay function where it automatically brings up the "My Files" screen. Is there a way to suppress this? ...
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How can I auto-end the media process on Android?

Media is consistently topping the list for battery usage at 80%+. I can go and force stop it, but it restarts by itself, when I use things such as camera or download things etc. Task manager does ...
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How to Remove Autostart for Certain Apps? [duplicate]

is there any way you can install an app (for instance WhatsApp) on Android 4.2.1 ICS but at the same time remove its autorun properties sothat it becomes a standalone app and ONLY uses memory, ...
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Bypassing a software that loads on startup [duplicate]

I recently acquired a Motorola Droid XYBoard loaded with GoPago. This software starts up immediately and I was wondering if there is a way to either bypass it or access the operating system around it.
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Stop Applications Loading [duplicate]

How can I stop so many applications loading, and slowing down the system. When I clear the Ram I usually see that at least 16 applications have been running. What for?
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How to avoid application autostart when a usbdrive is plugged to tablet

When I plug a USB drive to my Samsung tablet (using USB connection kit), my Android 4.0.4 automatically starts the Archive application, in order to see which is the content of the pen drive. The same ...
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I need remote access to my MyTouch 3G Slide using a web interface with no access to the phone

I have a MyTouch 3G slide that is currently in Missouri and I am in North Carolina. I have my Google Play account information and access to a PC. The phone is not password locked but it is plugged ...
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How to automatically launch android Acess Point on startup?

My Galaxy S with the Samsung Android built on it offers me the option the run the phone as a W-LAN acess point that connects to the internet via mobile data. I would like to configure the access ...
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Howto avoid autostart of an app (non-rooted)? [duplicate]

I now and then use an app that is written to autostart on every boot of the device. This is pretty annoying since I don't use it that much. How can I stop it ? I know there is an "Autorun Manager" ...
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