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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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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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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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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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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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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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Android wifi says “Connected, no internet” but internet works just fine

This is a strange thing that started happening with the wifi network at my work. Android devices connected to the network say "Connected, no internet" however the internet works perfectly well. This ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Two clocks, different times

The clock in the lockscreen shows the right time, but the one on the right corner of the status bar gets stuck. It shows the right time when I turn the mobile on, but then at some point it stops and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Android wear 2.0 install bug?

I recently updated my Moto 360 2nd generation to Android Wear 2.0. Due to the fact that I didn't get a notification for it, I forced the installation by spamming the green tick saying that there isn't ...
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How do I understand the text file of a bugreport?

My phone crashed for no reason. A bugreport was created and I sent it to my own email-address. It is titled titan_retaildsds-user 6.0 MPB24.65-34-3 3 release-keys and contains a zip file with a text ...
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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 the play store displaying same app twice under the My apps section

4 Under the All apps the true caller is shown twice by the play store / Under the settings there is only one app not two. (click images for larger variants) Android Version:4.1.2 Jellybean Device: ...
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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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Lock screen notifications rearrange themselves for seemingly no reason

Ok, I'm going to try and describe this and I hope it makes sense. When I turn on my screen (while my phone is locked), I see all my notifications. For example, I will have some gmail notifications, ...
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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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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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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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Sorry, [almost everything] has stopped unexpectedly

when starting one of my rooted Z740 AT&T phones, it, after about 30 seconds, starts by stopping Google play services, then after about 5 consecutive of those most apps start crashing and the only ...
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Turn off accessibility service

I have rooted my phone with KingRoot app, and suddenly "Ok Google" stopped working. After a bit of searching I've found out that some accessibility services could been blocking it. And the only one ...
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Why does my phone keep restarting when trying to dial any number?

My Yureka Cyanogen restarts whenever I try to make a call. When I dial a number it restarts but not when I receive it. What could be the problem and how to solve it?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...