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How to turn off Video Capture start/stop bleeper sound

I have tried to turn off the Video Capture bleeper, but even when the volume is silent it is emitted at maximum volume. It seems to me that it is a simple case of hard-coded instructions effectively ...
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Samsung Galaxy Fold strange bug

When I record videos, I can clearly see that the camera quality is 4k60 fps, but when i take pictures, the camera quality is 720p only, I have looked out in settings, yup, there are settings for video ...
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text selection toolbar overlays whole screen

Help! Somehow my android text selection adjustment is no longer available since yesterday. The pop-up text selection toolbar has the three dots button which traditionally can be used to drag the ...
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Can someone help me find out what's going on?

I've spent days researching how to read a bug report and still have so much I don't understand. I only ask because a lot of things seem fishy. Such as there's two users for my phone, not having setup ...
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Android 9 Glitch Smallest Width

I have a stock Motorola g6 on Android 9 with the latest security updates. I wanted to further reduce the UI scale from "smallest" and found the smallest width option in developer options. Increasing ...
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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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Headset and earphone icon problem

Before someday my earphone when connected displayed a different icon which was same but was with a mic on it. And pause forward etc.. was working but now button is not working and showing headset icon
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Top right element is always in focus

I have a weird bug on my android device, whatever app I open, the top right button/element is always focused, so it shows its tooltip. Usually it's the three dot menu, it shows its tooltip "other ...
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Crossy road on Amazon Fire stick, Pacman has no background?

Awesome Crossy Road game, kids love it, but the Pacman character has ghosts and the red glowing of trains and the pills to eat, but no glowing background and nothing to indicate rivers. Any ...
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“Google keeps stopping” error message

I have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 since June. It's running MIUI 10.3.6.0 (latest stable). Today I noticed that the phone kept rebooting itself, about 2 times in a span of 1 hour. When I used it a while ...
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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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Apps keep crashing and weird colored lines appear on the screen

I have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 since June. It was running pretty fine from the beginning but it started having issues since October. At the beginning, I saw Viber app crashing for about 3 times in a ...
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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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Weird symbols in some apps

In two or three of my phone apps, some buttons have really weird symbols. Examples: In a chess game app, the "+" symbol to start a game, is a V. Other buttons like the ones for resign (I forgot what ...
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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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Battery problem. “Charges” while unplugged

I could not found any post with the exact same problem as me. So, here's the deal: For some odd and unknown reason, my battery percentage increases as if it is constantly charging. Let's say drain ...
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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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Whole phone unfortunately stopped

I factory reset my phone and after the reset completes a too many errors topup saying YouTube,playservices,Google app,user wizard,etc has unfortunately stopped even the launcher is not working nothing ...
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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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Having trouble with Google apps on Nubia Z17 Lite

I bought this Nubia Z17 lite online and I got it with the global version and Google apps preinstalled. Everything worked but I wanted the new Nubia UI 6.0 and so I installed it from the Chinese ...
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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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How to disable keyboard icon when typing on the other side of the back button, Android Nougat

I'm running Android 7 Nougat. When I type in gboard there is a small keyboard icon in the lower right corner below the keyboard. But it gets in the way when I type, bringing up the change keyboard ...
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Moto G6 audio sending through wrong audio channel

My unrooted, basically stock android decided to stop sending audio through any channels except call audio today. I have not installed any new or unstable apps recently. Symptoms include: the lower ...
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Problem displaying apostrophes (')

I'm currently experiencing a strange bug on my device: Whenever an apostrophe (') would be displayed, it shows an ampersand (&) instead, and the rest of the text that would be after the apostrophe ...
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How to log/record system events or phone vibrations - Problem with Huawei Mate 20 Pro

I have a Huawei Mate 20 Pro. Awesome phone, I love it. I live in Canada, and have the model LYA-L0C. My phone is set to vibrate, so anytime I get a text or a FB message or messages from other apps ...
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Why is Firefox for Android shown as “offered by” Google Commerce Ltd?

If you look at the page for Firefox for Android on Google Play, and it 'Read more' then scroll all the way down, you will see the following. The question is simple, why is it shows an offered by ...
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Only image files are showing up in my folder when I view my phone's files on the computer

I need to transfer some sound recordings from my Samsung Android phone to my computer, however when I view the phone's files on my computer, only image files (.jpg, .png, .bmp, etc.) are visible. No ....
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Workaround with root for inability to set file timestamps

A bug or unfortunate design choice in Android since forever ago prevents non-root users from setting file timestamps to times other than the present. Apparently this issue has been fixed and the fix ...
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com.qualcomm.embms keeps popping up every few minutes

In Lenovo Phab, a message : "Unfortunately, com.qualcomm.embms has stopped." keeps popping up exactly twice every few minutes, to which I've to click 'OK' every time. I've tried force stopping it ...
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Solved a known bug, users option disappeared from settings

I have a Asus zenfone 2 running official android m. I had the same problem as the guy in this thread: Home Screen and Recent Apps buttons don't work Before I could fix it, I tried the guest mode ...
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Two of my contacts are internally being mixed up

Recently I've stumbled upon a very weird and cumbersome bug. Android mistakes one of my contacts for another. As far as I know it happens to exactly one pair of contacts on my phone (let's call them A ...
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Update failure for Redmi Note 4

We have two Redmi note 4 phones. In both of them the official update for miui 9 also android nougut (same package total of 1.3 GB) came. In one of the phone it updated smoothly but in the other phone ...
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Need help. Touchscreen not working LG G3

Here's the deal, folks. I've been having trouble with my LGG3. I initially had blue screen of death but I solved it by putting the motherboard in oven for 10 min.(Amazingly worked) Had to do it often ...
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YouTube age-restriction bug

I am asking this question on this site as I have a problem with the YouTube app: So, I happen to be a teenager under 18 and have a Gmail id that I use with YouTube. Now everything was fine until ...
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How does “virus been detected” on android pop up on chrome when visiting some sites?

What is the cause of this chrome bug on android? The last site I went to was www.destructoid.com and all of a sudden it gets redirected to the following url. This happened previously awhile back, but ...
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To report Youtube security bug [closed]

I found security vulnerability/bug on YouTube. I want to report. How can I report it? Is there a quick way?
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LineageOS - bug when text is copied

I upgrade my phone to LineageOS 14. When I try copy text (long press) or if i copy text to clipboard by button and try paste him - any application is crashed. Drawable cannot be cast to ...
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Boot animation upside down after new ROM

I have a Wileyfox Spark, for lovers of it, you surely know it comes with CyanogenMod13 OS as it's stock. But you know very well how one might want a more decent Nougat or Oreo based CM14 or CM15 or ...
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Dark spots suddenly appear on the screen then phone reboots. Bug or virus?

I have been experiencing this problem since I bought this phone, which is an Infinix HOT 4 Lite. I thought it was a virus because I installed a lot of applications then, so I did a Factory Reset. The ...
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Google Play Store Hangs at Every Step

This week, the Google Play Store is behaving very strangely. It can download or update a single app but not both without being killed! There was an update for Chrome this morning, so I went to Google ...
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SD Card problems

I am having an issue with my alcatel a30 tablet (9024w) and the problem is that when i format an sdcard as internal storage then remove it and insert it, i get a device missing warning telling me to ...
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My phone is going silent every day at 08.00 PM. Can't disable

I have Android 4.4.4 and once (or maybe after playing with settings) it started to go silent at 08.00 PM every day. And morning it is going back (usually I am doing it manually earlier). In settings ...
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Recent apps list repopulates on Samsung S7 (Nougat)

I've got a question for the experts here. I've recently begun clearing my recently used apps list before bed. When I awake, I check it to find that a bunch of apps that have popped into the list - ...