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A bug is a problem or unexpected behavior that needs fixing.

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How do I remove an automatic bug/virus premium messaging/MMS box from popping up and stopping sending texts?

I have a Google Pixel phone and I received a shady message saying something like: "You have been subscribed to such-and-such and are paying such-and-such amount. To unsubscribe text whatever to ...
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SMS bug: “@” at the end of messages

I recently started receiving a lot of messages ending with the "@" character. I asked why and they said they weren't doing that. We both use android, both use Textra, and I checked in other SMS apps ...
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Android wear turning off without warning

This is really strange, but i brought my watch a few months back overseas, and while wearing it, it turns off strangely, without warning or the "shutdown' screen appearing. I still have 100-80% ...
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What am I supposed to do with Bug reports captured?

From time to time I get a notification on my phone which says: Bug report #1 captured Tap to share your bug report When I tap, it warns me about the possibility of sensitive information being in the ...
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How do I get my dual clock back?

So I have a relative who's spending some time on the other side of the planet (Japan). To facilitate communication, I had set up dual clock a while back to show both, local and Japanese time on lock ...
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Android system battery drain

My android phone has heavy abnormal battery drains coming from Android system. 2000mAh and above on a single charge! I know for certain this is a software issue and not hardware. Before I hit the ...
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“Sorry, something went wrong” when trying to “Set up nearby device”

I have a new Google Nexus 5X model LH-H790, that's meant to replace an also new Nexus 5X LG-H791. When I try to transfer the account from phone to phone ("Set up nearby device") I see the ...
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Link redirects to play store when I want it to open in app

This happens to me a lot, but let's use today's example. I click a soundcloud link in facebook, it redirects me to play store to install soundcloud app. Fair enough. I install and go back to facebook ...
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Outlook Auto-Sync keeps re-enabling — How to ultimately deactivate it?

I've got a weird phenomenon on my Android 6.0 where Outlook Auto-Sync is automatically and silently re-enabled. I haven't figured out yet when exactly this happens but I'm deactivating Auto-Sync and ...
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Is this android vulnerability bug #8219321 fixed?

In 2013, Bluebox Security announced that they had found a bug in Android that could be used to modify the contents of any application package (including ones distributed as part of the system software)...
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1 blue bar, but Google search results don't load

I typed something into the address bar of the builtin browser, Android Browser 4, and it tried to load Google but the browser said, "There was a network error." Does anyone know why Google searches ...
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Apps always autoreload

I bought my Nexus 6P in Canada. Occasionally, I travel to China. Then this weird issue starts happening: for every app, the top activity refreshes itself periodically. For example, when I am reading ...
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How can I share my bug report with Android devs?

I just learned about the ability to capture a bug report at will. I don't see it properly documented on an official Android web site, so I'll describe it here: After reproducing the issue, navigate ...
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How to Put Mi Band 2 to Silent Mode Now with Android Phone?

Situation: to put Xiaomi Mi Band 2 to Silent mode when configuration with two Internet Gadgets in connection to Android 6 phone as described here; Android's own silent mode does not work as expected ...
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Apps got weird names and icons -> virus?

So, for instance one of apps renamed itself to "Content on this profile might be inappropriate for those under a certain age" and displays that message (and "Stopped.") in a MessageBox when started. ...
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How to get rid of Google Play Store has stopped message

I keep on getting this message: "Google Play Store has stopped." I have tried deleting the Google Play app and could not install it from the web. The next day it reappeared. I keep getting this ...
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Brutal bug “android.process.acore has stopped” doesn't solve after factory reset

Apparently this bug is prevalent and some are lucky enough to solve it by simply clearing data of Contacts storage but not me. I believe I have tried it all. Even after factory reset (via stock ...
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SleepBot includes a “smart alarm” feature which has been failing on Android 6.x “Marshmallow” due to “Doze” mode. What's the workaround?

Background SleepBot is a freeware sleep-tracking app. It includes a "smart alarm" feature which claims to help prevent early-morning grogginess and sleep inertia. There are other competing free apps,...
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At 2016-oct-16, calendar goes back to 1970 (or, “cannot disable Tardis”)

So... How do I disable time traveling? I have Cyanogenmod 13 on a Redmi 2 Pro (a snapshot version), with opengapps 6.0-pico-20160704. I recently noticed that, when I get from 2016-oct-15 on the ...
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How To Get Files Off a HTC M7 That Won't Stay On

I have a HTC One M7 that I need to get all the (~1GB) files off. The problem is that the phone restarts after about 10-30sec, so I don't have time to manually copy the files. Phone Info: USB ...
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Economist app stuck with old issues

This has happened to me repeatedly with the Economist app on Android. Basically the app usually automatically downloads the weekly issue by push notification, but sometimes it simply doesn't do that. ...
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System sounds but no other sounds when use headphones

I plugged in my headphones this morning, which were working fine yesterday, and went to try and watch a video only for there to be no sound. But all notifications and click events seem to be ...
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Android error - No SIM card/Emergency calls only

The problem: phone doesn't want to register in network. Android device shows No SIM card. After playing with menu *#*#4636#*#* it starts showing Emergency calls only. Phone displays available ...
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How can I save bug reports from my Android device to my local storage using ES or any other app?

When I take a bug report (e.g. through the power menu, after this option has been enabled in Settings), a notification appears and after tapping this, I get a number of options to complete the action. ...
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Unfortunately, Process has stopped

Ok so guys I'm getting kinda irritated by this problem. It is telling me Unfortunately, <process> has stopped. Meaning, when I go to launcher, it says Unfortunately, Launcher has stopped; to ...
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Infamous Marshmallow WiFi battery drain

Yes, the infamous battery drain bug. I've tried every fix in the book and I can't solve the problem. I've got a Nexus 4 with Chroma (1/18/2016 build) and Hell's core(3.4.0-hC-b87-M) (Marshmallow). I ...
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Home button, quick settings, lock screen won't work on Moto G 2015

We have a 2015 Moto G that's less than 2 months old, and already exhibiting all the symptoms shown in this forum thread: Home button doesn't work when in an app, but does work in application switcher ...
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Ad Videos Won't Play

on my device, ad videos just won't play. In some games you need to watch ads in order to get in game currency, which is not possible for me. When I click on "Watch Ad", a black frame pops up and ...
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How to avoid / troubleshoot on-page refreshing bug in Chrome for Android?

I've been experiencing a bug since the upgrade to Lollipop, perhaps even earlier, where the current tab refreshes while I'm looking at it. This has been very difficult to find info about, because of ...
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Serious bug in Android 4.4.4_r2: Not sending BOOT_COMPLETED Intent

There seems to be a serious bug in Android 4.4.4_r2: BOOT_COMPLETED not always sent bug Causing BOOT_COMPLETED Intent not to be sent. Does anyone know if this issue can be fixed on an Android 4.4....
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The Tab Switcher in Google Chrome on Moto G(3rd Gen) is stuck in accessibility mode

Ever since my phone came from Motorola service centre after a SIM slot repair some things are wrong with it. 1)Like the title says, Google Chrome's tab switcher is stuck in accessiblity mode. I've ...
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My phone has a touch/pointing bug

I bought a new phone the other day and I noticed I can't deactivate an alarm from the Clock app, when I pressed the pink checkbox, it would not check. But this happens only for the top alarm, the ...
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How can I exit “Quick Mode” on Acer Liquid smart phone?

The Acer Liquid 630 received a Lollipop update in December. I accidentally launched Quick Mode and now I am not able to exit. If I choose to end QM, the phone asks for confirmation but stays in Quick ...
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Adding a new account to Gmail/Youtube shows a Password Error

I recently goy myself a Moto G3, that is running Android 5.1.1. I have 3 e-mail addresses, all of those I wish to keep in my Gmail app (I did that in an older phone I had), so I go to "Add Account" ...
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CM 12.1 Nightly Mako Home Button Not Showing

When I go to landscape mode on my Nexus 4 with a CM 12.1 Nightly, the home button gets cut off, and the other buttons are not showing. How can I fix this?
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Custom notification sound for particular Hangout keeps reverting

On my stock, unrooted Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.4.2, with Hangouts version 6.0.107278502 set as my default SMS app, I have the following settings (only giving you those I deem potentially ...
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Display wouldn't turn on without a restart (Galaxy Note 10.1 2014)

The device is working great until it gets locked (by single power button click). So when I lock it, it just wouldn't turn on, the buttons are working though and it seems it's still running it just ...
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Why is my Android phone not receiving text messages from certain contacts?

I'm in the UK. My phone: Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU) Android 5.0.2 three.co.uk branded Android & SIM The symptoms have been detected for these contact situations: Swiss phone (unknown make/...
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Android not hanging up when hangup button is pressed

Phone: Galaxy Note 2; I605 (Verizon- Unlocked) Carrier: T-Mobile Rooted: Yes I have this problem with Android Lollipop where when I cancel a call, the hangup button disappears and the phone says "...
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Deleting 'infinite' recursive directory

I created a new folder inside /sdcard/ and something went wrong with it since other 600 sub-folders (one inside the other) were created as well. I noticed the problem when trying to rename the 'main'...
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Cellular data shutting off when i shut off wifi and vice versa

I bought a motorola moto g gen 3 a few days back and encountered a bug i can't wrap my head around. First of: this post: Cellular data not working since 5.1 Lollipop flash adresses the same issue ...
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How to determine in which version an Android bug was fixed?

How does one determine when a specific Android bug was fixed? Specifically, I'm interested in learning in which Android version bug 58779 was fixed. Someone marked it obsolete, which either means it ...
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Where can I report vulnerabilities to Google?

Where can I report glitches/bugs/vulnerabilities to google? I would look it up, but I don't know how to word it. Besides, I am working on more devices I can count (don't ask) and I have found some... ...
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Report bug for any app on Google Play

Is there a bug report feature which can be used to report bugs with any app hosted on Google Play? I'm thinking that most developers will welcome feedback on their apps, so would expect this ...
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Resetting SMSC for Lollipop 5 SMS bug

Ok, so I tried to do this tutorial to fix the SMS bug that was keeping me from texting my buddy in Switzerland (I'm in the US using AT&T on a Samsung Galaxy s6 Edge with Lollipop v5.0.2); I ...
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In spite of sync is disabled, sync icon is shown in notification bar forever!

I am talking about Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos2 (GT-S6802). The undesirable thing is that Sync icon is always shown in notification bar. I checked Accounts and sync settings many times to make sure Auto ...
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Why aren't all my tabs listed when trying to close all?

I'm running Android 5.0 on a Samsung Galaxy S5. One thing I've noticed when trying to clean up program tabs is that there seems to be a limit on the number of tabs displayed any time I press the Tab (...
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Nexus 5 Lollipop losing cell signal when wifi connected

I believe I first noticed this when I got version 5.1, and am still getting the issue with 5.1.1. If I keep the phone with wifi off, the phone works fine. If I connect to a wifi access point, at first ...
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Keyboard stucks in lock screen on my Galaxy S5

If I use the keyboard in a texting app or somewhere and the screen locked automatically, keyboard stucks at the lockscreen and it looks really weird. This is a screenshot of what is happening on my ...
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Is my device vulnerable to the SwiftKey update bug? (June 2015)

Quoth The Independent: There are usually protections in place that stop hackers from performing what is called a “man in the middle attack”, by encrypting communication with the server, as well as ...