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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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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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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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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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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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Dead spot in android screen - can't press some keys

There's a dead spot on the right of my android device(nexus4) , it interferes with pressing some keys. Is there a solution.
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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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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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adb pull says it pulled all of the files from my Android phone into my Windows PC but in reality it didn't

So I am using adb to copy all of my Android files to my Windows PC with this command: adb pull -a /mnt/sdcard C:\backup And when it's done it says all x amount of files have been pulled, I can ...
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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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Mobile data on but not working (Resurrection Remix)

I am using the official Resurrection Remix 5.8.0 on my unlocked Moto X Play. I am experiencing an issue with mobile data; every so often the data won't connect when I enable it. The icon in the quick ...
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WhatsApp sending media to random contacts

My phone started acting weird when I send whatsapp messages - I think it only happens with media messages - they sometimes go to additional contacts, i.e I send a photo to X but random Y also gets it. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bug report and Settings crash on Nexus 4

My Nexus 4 is rooted with stock ROM (version 4.4.4) and custom recovery TWRP. Recently it automatically generated some bug report: one is a png image (just a blank screen in black) and another text ...
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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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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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Default Music Player randomly playing while headphones are plugged in

This is INCREDIBLY annoying. While listening to music, the headphone will somehow trigger an unplug event (the connection is loose and very bad apparently). The default player will start to play, and ...
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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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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 ago,...
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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