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

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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 ...
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Incorrect Read Receipt generated by default mail app on Android 4

The default mail app on Android 4 seems to generate incorrect Read Receipts. Here is the case: User ORIGINATOR sends email (using any mail client software), with request for Read Receipt (SMTP ...
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Choppy playback of HD video on Jellybean

I run Jellybean on my Galaxy Nexus, and ever since I switched from ICS I've started getting choppy playback of HD video. I used to be able to watch 720p video without any problem in MX Player. If I ...
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Strange behavior on Nexus 4, Android 5.0.1 (issue with Google Play Services?) Apps don't autostart, Google apps don't work, phone freezes

Update: Resetting only the Google Play Services app as has been suggested didn't work for me unfortunately, because (in addition to what I've written below) the "force stop" and "uninstall updates" ...
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How to stop android using roaming data when it's disabled?

There is a well documented phenomena of Android users getting charged for data roaming abroad when data roaming is explicitly disabled on their phone. `So-called ghost-roaming (Geister-Roaming). In ...
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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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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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Inspection checklist for new android mobile devices

Many factory faults and bugs in an android device are discovered by the user long time after he/she receive it. Early discovering of faults/bugs in a device is needed when there is a short return ...
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contacts not displaying

Out of the blue, I looked at my messages and noticed that the contacta were not displaying. Only phone numbers. I then tried to access my contacts and my phone icons but it would freeze up for a few ...
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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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Some apps' notifications disappear after half a second

I have an Acer T07 (aka Liquid Zest 4G aka z528) with Android 6.0. I got it for Christmas so I did not have the time to tweak it for now ! Whenever I recieve an SMS, a notification does show up, and ...
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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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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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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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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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Google now showing wrong home address

I've updated my home address in Google now and maps after I moved recently, but Google now keeps showing me cards for my old home address. Any suggestions on fixing this?
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How To Disable htcCheckinService?

This process causes CPU spikes and sometimes incredibly slows down whole system. I need to know how to disable it. Tried with Quick System Info PRO but it won't allow me to end process or close it. ...
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edit : battery drain *MYSTERY*

UPDATE 06/02/2015 i have a Galaxy Grand Duos and i constantly faced battery drain issues. after MANY ideas to what the problem could be, (even by samsung service), i decided to root the phone and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 - ...
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Are my Android issues and this repeating debug log related?

I've been having many issues on my Pixel: takes 10+ seconds to wake up answering / making a call will freeze the phone app, or cause the phone to reset cannot train "ok google" voice model When I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Google Play stopped syncing and loading game saves

So Google Play randomly stopped working. I can see my games achievements and so forth, but loading the game loads me as a new user completely and I have tried on 9 devices all with the same issue.
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Google Now Accent Bug (Lollipop 5.0)

I updated to Android 5.0 yesterday on my Nexus 5. I am from the UK, hence I have my languages set to "English (UK)" where possible, including the voice of Google Now, which has the accent of an ...
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Where do you publish information about a vulnerability you have found within android?

I found a small vulnerability within the default web browser, here is the ticket. Submitted last year. Issue 42647: Android Web Browser, JavaScript Popup Bug. Tested on 11 Jan 2013. Vulnerability ...
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Incorrect data shown in calendar and incorrect today

Recently, my Google Agenda started show completely wrong data : In planning view, "Today" (9th) is showing in front of yesterday (8th), "yesterday" in front of the 7th which is 2 days from today, ...
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Repeating letters being truncated

About a month ago, I noticed a strange issue anywhere a repeating letter a appears on my Android phone: repeating letters are either truncated or replaced with a single letter that has a macron (bar/ ...
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How to restore memos on Samsung S2

I have used the memo app which came with Android (the one with the big "T" logo) successfully for years. Today it suddenly lost all my memos without warning. Is this a known bug? Is there some way to ...
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Google Music won't cache my songs?

I haven't updated my Google Music in ages (I still had the blue interface) but when I updated it to the latest version, I had to clear my song cache because some of my music weren't playing correctly. ...
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Android device diagnostic application?

My Android phone (LG-P930) with Gingerbread is giving "free games" for several weaks now. I recently lost the telephone application and I had to reboot the phone. Few days ago, the phone hang ringing ...
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Video recording bug fix for CM9 ICS?

I have a Galaxy Mini(GT-S 5570). I recently upgraded it from Gingerbread 2.3.6 to ICS(CM9). Now everything is working fine except for the video recording. The camera takes pictures without any issues ...
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video recording distorts vertical lines

Here's a problem I've noticed on all Android, from old 2.2 to the new demo tablets at the store: When in camera video mode, record a column or a pillar, and slightly rotate the device back and forth ...
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My keyboard is no longer switching languages

I have a weird thing in my phone, usually I used to switch languages by swiping the space button. But suddenly its gone. This started after I added temporary a third language, and removed it. Now my ...
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Nexus S: slow, jerky web browser scrolling in ICS (compared to Gingerbread)

My Nexus S was OTA-upgraded yesterday to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 from 2.3 (Gingerbread), and I'm still finding my way around. One problem I've noticed has been web browser performance, particularly ...
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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....