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Home Button wrongly registers long press on Galaxy S7 (specifically in messenger app)

So this is happening for the last 2 weeks. Whenever I (short) press the home button on my Galaxy S7 (on Android 8.0.0) specifically in the (facebook) messenger app it registers as a long click (...
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Kernel BUG at drivers/gpu/msm/adreno_dispatch.c

OnePlus 7T smartphone randomly freezes and rebooting. Bootloader unlocked and rooted. Smartphone runs on Android 11, but the same behavior occurred on a purely installed Android 12. Often the error ...
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How to report bugs and issues to the wireguard team?

I think I have spotted a major bug in the Wireguard app for Android but I can't see any reliable way to report it (and the IRC channel is probably not the best place to report bugs). Does anyone know ...
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Switching apps vs 3rd-party launchers on Android 12

Just bought a new phone with Android 12 and found this app switch failure: I press "square" button, see recent apps list, tap on one of them. So that app came to top for a moment and then ...
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How to detect if an outgoing call is answered in Android 13?

On Motorola Edge 30, the system setting for this is not working. Interestingly, I found a GitHub issue that suggests this might be a bug in Android 13. Is there a workaround or a reliable way to ...
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Pixel randomly turn on flashlight, shows emergency call screen

This is a very poorly-defined question, because I can't figure out what causes this issue. But on occasion (and not rarely), when I pull my phone out of my pocket, the flashlight is on, bluetooth has ...
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No more sound on my Asus Zenfone 5

My Asus Zenfone 5 is beginning to have some malfunctions : No more sound, which means : I can't make calls (the phone freezes to black and I can only start it up again by holding the power button) I ...
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What might prevent ADB from writing to a Settings.Secure key?

I am trying to edit the value of a Secure Settings key over ADB with the command: settings put secure camera_double_twist_to_flip_enabled 1 For some unknown reason, the value of this key is 0 and ...
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Android 12 cellbroadcastreceiver permission denial causing high CPU usage in com.android.phone process?

Every since my Nokia 5.3 was upgraded to Andoid 12 recently, the battery suffers from processes com.android.phone and qcrild using the CPU a fair amount. It is not completely reproducible, but it ...
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Bug in chrome app with notification slider, starts search on page

So I have this bug, I already reported it to OnePlus but didn't get any feedback. I have a OnePlus 8T, which has a physical notification slider above the lock button on the side of the phone. This ...
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Phone calls rejected automatically from a specific contact

I have a Redmi Note 7 phone, from Xiaomi. Since some time, one specific contact cannot call me directly. Phone calls are automatically dropped and I only get a notification of a lost call. I can call ...
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Bug when opening pdf with reader on android

When I try to open any pdf file downloaded from my browser (Chrome or Firefox) it does not open successfully in any viewer. For example opening it with Adobe Acrobat Reader (4.5) I get the error: &...
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OTG USB devices not detected anymore on Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 but can charge the phone and share files with computer

I noticed that either USB key or the Razer Kishi gamepad where undetected by my device although it did work some time ago. It may be related to an update or a material problem, I don't know. I tried ...
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Wrong earphones/headphones buttons press/tap behavior

I've had this issue for a long time now. As far as I know there are three button commands while using any music players. One press for pause, double press to go to the next song, and triple press to ...
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Unable to activate Developer Options on Samsung

A quote from here: I have tried everything and am unable to activate the developer options on my Sasmung Galaxy S7 Edge with Android 8.0. Whenever I tap the build number repeatedly, it says that the ...
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"File as" not working for Contacts

Many contact management tools (such as Google Contacts or Microsoft People) have a field called "File As", which allows to save a contact using a nickname, while keeping the first and last ...
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Display glitches in certain apps

Device specs I have so far only noticed this problem in Quora app, and Chrome (some pages). But these are the apps I almost always browse the net with. I did not notice any such issue offline. It ...
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I no longer receive sms from services (bank, google otp, confirmation throught sms, ...)

I found myself in a really strange problem, I have not received text messages from services for several months, while I continue to receive any other type of text message (e.g. if a friend of mine ...
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Certain apps lose all internet connectivity until reboot

I have put off asking the question for some time because I know it is vague and terrible to debug so I welcome your help refining the question as well as potential solutions. A range of certain apps ...
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Whatsapp Bug - Voice is not sent outside of local network

I encountered a somehow strange problem, which leaves me in the dark. I have a Samsung S10 connected to my local WLAN. When i call my relatives - whether voice or video call - my voice and video is ...
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msa keeps stopping [duplicate]

I have recently this message "msa keeps stopping" Can someone help me to repair the problem . My phone is a mimax3
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Can't format SD card as internal storage

Today I installed my first custom ROM (Lineage OS 17.1, official page) on my old Motorola phone (Moto G3 Turbo edition, XT1516). Everything great until I wanted to format my SD card as internal ...
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Help with ultra power saving mode bug

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 with a major problem. One night while turning the phone to Ultra Power Saving Mode the phone immediately shut down. I left the phone o charge and the next morning I woke up ...
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Frame stutters appear just when touching/swiping the screen on Android EMUI 8

I have heard about intensive apps causing frame stutters on Android, but this isn't apparently. I'm using a Huawei P10 Lite with Android EMUI 8 (Oreo), and the stutters in this case only happen when I ...
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Android Chrome browser is making a duplicate of every photo downloaded to my external SD card

Every time I download a photo (.jpg or .png file) with the Chrome browser (stable version) to my external SD card, it gets duplicated and stored also in "/storage/emulated/0/Pictures" folder ...
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Newly set PIN doesn't unlock the screen

TL;DR There was no screen lock. I tried setting 1234 as a PIN. Now the screen is locked, asking for a 4-digit PIN. 1234 won't unlock it. But it's the right PIN since trying any other PIN multiple ...
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Disabling "Notification Bubbles" in Dev Options is Irreversible

I have a Samsung Galaxy S20FE, running Android 10 and One UI 2.5. After enabling "Notification Bubbles" in the developer settings I decided that it wasn't to my taste and toggled it back off....
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Mi Box 3 startup issue from remote

I tried searching on various forums and couldnt found any similar case reported. I received Android 9 update Mi Box 3 last week. Since then i am facing a major issue of remote getting disconnected ...
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How to avoid "The file format is not supported." when sending problematic JPGs from WhatsApp upon selection from gallery?

Device description: Hardware: LenovoPad YOGA Table 2-1050L Operating System: Android 5.0.1 Application: WhatsApp both 2.20.189 and 2.20.193.10 (newest from web, unavailable through google play) ...
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Reason of existence of An App named "-5"

I was trying to look at the battery usage of different apps and saw this weird app named "-5" on inspection it takes me to google photos which is weird since why will google photos use its ...
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Internet Access unavailable in browsers and mail. But Youtube and Google Play worrk fine

[EDIT] after further diagnosis I observed that I am unable to access my router via its (local)ip address in chrome but I am able to access my router via edge browser. Chrome in my android device is ...
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Nubia Red Magic 3 shows negative storage on some apps and it's driving my nuts

Probably a bug but I still want to share exactly what's going on and hopefully find a solution. I can't use a logcat for some reason (Sepolicy issue maybe?) But anyways I own a Red Magic 3 and it's ...
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Arrow keys are shown by some weird characters everywhere

In my Android device, arrow keys are shown by some weird characters everywhere. Example: I have tried changing system fonts. Also, this is independent of the keyboard because I have changed the ...
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Copy Paste Removes Spaces

Every time I copy and paste text on my android phone white spaces are removed, i.e.: Copy: this is a test Paste: thisisatest The behaviour is the same no matter which app I copy/paste text from/...
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Suddenly phone screens are changed and almost all apps crash

I cannot understand why, after a reboot, my phone screens changed (different app shortcuts and screens organization, etc...) and almost all my apps stopped working (crashing on launch). I also noticed ...
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how do i flash gapps onto aosp android 10 without custom rom, and how do i fix my ussd and call function not working?

i recently managed to flash gsi using fastboot instruction: fastboot flash system system-quack-arm-aonly-vanilla.img from https://github.com/phhusson/treble_experimentations/releases/tag/v213 they ...
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Record log before device reboots

I need to record an log even if device restarts cause when I open a specific app my phone restarts so I need to log why.
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Bug in Asus Zenfone max pro m2

I've found a serious privacy bug in system app of stock android 9.0 of Asus Zenfone Max pro m2. The problem is I am confused about where to file this bug? Should I go for Report bugs: Android or ...
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"Priority only" notifications not turning off

My OnePlus One with Cyanogen OS 13.1.2 has for some reason refused to shut off its "priority only" notification status, pressing on the notification icon in the dashboard doesn't do anything, nor does ...
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Facebook app appears twice in "Open With"

I was trying to open a link to a Facebook post sent in Facebook Messenger recently, and I got an unexpected "Open With" dialog, asking whether I wanted to open it with... Facebook com.facebook....
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Is it a Kernel or a ROM that provides power_supply battery files?

Long story short I was installing custom ROMs to my Android device and one thing that stays in place regardless of ROM I use is a wrong battery stats monitoring. The device always behaves like it's ...
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"Waxl dyne untherhouze" bug

Every time I start my device a Cleaner window appears. And in the window these words appear: "Waxl dyne untherhouze". What does that mean? Is there a bug involved?
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How to get past the Google Assistant screen on languages that are unsupported?

The buttons on the setup wizard screen for Google Assistant (the screen after fingerprint unlocking) do not respond when using Finnish language for the setup.
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Mobile video player in Chrome doesn't work on certain site

I have a problem with build-in video player in Chrome. For such sites, as m.youtube.com it's work correctly and looks like this: It worked for site yummyanime.club as too. But some days ago video ...
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GPS Rollover on Android Smartphones

Regarding the GPS weeks rollover which took place on April 06th 2019. all the websites are talking about the phenomenon but they are not explaining what are the side effects on end users devices if ...
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Why does MTP show wrong directory location? [duplicate]

MTP (Miserable Transfer Protocol) failed once again. After moving a directory to a different path, it is still on the same path as before according to MTP. I already tried re-plugging the USB port ...
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Microphone Permssion in Pie not listing all apps

I have a Pixel phone. Recently I checked App permissions →Microphone permissions, and it shows 5 of 24 apps allowed. But when I open the microphone permissions, it lists only 4 apps. Is this ...
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Locking the Android UI

I'm running Android Nougat. I would like to know whether there is a way to lock the device while watching a YouTube video or doing some other critical operation so that you don't accidentally kick ...
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Screen offset when running some Android apps on PC (not Chromebook)

I installed Android onto my laptop so that I could play a game called Psych with my brother.When I launch it, the screen is shifted to the right and the mouse is limited to the area of portrait ...
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Problems in Local Terminal in Android's Developer Menu

I am currently having a problem in my Android 9's local terminal from the developer menu, where keys such as $ are turned into their counterpart in the QWERTY keyboard without pressing shift (for ...
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