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

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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 ...
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Random headphone/icon bug? LG G3 running Sprint Android Lollipop 5.0.1

Last night, when I was attempting to use my headphones, the first 3 times I inserted them, they were detected by my phone as an Auxiliary Cable. The 4th time, however, it correctly detected them as ...
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Battery quickly discharged after installation of Lollipop

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5. Recently I've updated it to Lollipop 5.0.2 through Odin. Then problem with battery have arisen: charge falls on one percent each three minutes when brightness is ...
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Crossy Road on Android (Fire Stick) Issue

My nephew plays Crossy Road on his Amazon Fire Stick Android device. He's earned almost every different character. He hasn't had to pay for any... he's earned them all by playing... a lot. Suddenly,...
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Android 5.0 display keeps turning on with black and white notifications

I have an Oneplus One which just got its Android 5.0 version released. It is known that there are still plenty of bugs issues, but a very annoying one is that if I have notifications and turn off the ...
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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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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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Wi-Fi antenna seems to work when the device is off

When I was looking at battery statistics I've found something strange: the bar showing wether a component is running or not indicates that wifi were active when I took off my phone. Is this a bug? I ...
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Galaxy S5 Active home button - weird long press behavior

I've got an S5 Active on AT&T. After the latest update, my home button started registering almost any press as a "long press." Does anyone have an idea of how to fix or mitigate this problem? Also,...
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SD Maid on Rooted Roger's Galaxy S3 hanging on “System Cleanup” and “Duplicate”

My phone is a rooted Canadian Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH-I747M) running stock 4.4.2. I've had SD Maid installed for a very long time and it's worked great up until now. I've never had any issues with it. ...
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Is it safe to install Android L on my Nexus 4 (January 2015)

I have a Nexus 4 that was killed (battery) when Google released android 4.4. It was the bug regarding battery being drained by the WiFi. It was such a pain to make Google sending me a refurbished one ...
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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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On Android, what is a “blue screen”, and what should you do about it?

Some Android users complain about seeing a "blue screen", also known as a "blue screen of death" or "BSOD". They add that their device has become unresponsive. (Here is one example, including a ...
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LG G2 sound randomly turns on from vibrate mode

I have a Verizon LG G2 (VS980) updated to Android 4.4.2, which I always keep on vibrate mode. However, every day, at exactly 3 PM, without fail, it turns itself from vibrate back to sound. It doesn't ...
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Why does Wiko Cink Peax 2 reboot when it receives an SMS containing only '=' (equal sign)?

I have a Wiko Cink Peax 2 and when I receive one SMS with the only character '=' (equal sign), my phone reboots the system. How can I fix it?
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Username is replaced with a number when login on Facebook app. Is it a bug?

I logged into Facebook on an Android tablet (on Norwegian language) using Facebook app. And do as usual: Wrote the username and password. Then I click "Log in" As you can see on the image below, I ...
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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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Calander events shifting days

In September I added 26 calendar events, one every other Saturday, to set personal goals. Each calendar entry is a separate event, I am not using the Recurring Event feature. I've noticed that some ...
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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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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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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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Twitter Feed is auto refreshing

This has been happening for a while and I'm finally trying to fix it. Whenever I open my twitter application, it always auto refreshes the timeline feed. If I haven't checked it in a while, it ...
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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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Autodesk sketchbook won't export

I'm using the mobile pro edition, (cheaper than the tablet pro edition), and when I open the inbuilt gallery, I can tap on the drawings to edit them, but not select them to export, delete or duplicate ...
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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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Can I recover the events deleted from my phone local calendar?

I have an LG P700. Yesterday I tried to use LG PC Suite to back it up. PC Suite got stuck at some point of the process and asked me to disconnect the phone and restart it, in spite that the screen of ...
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Final Fantasy VI Timed out, crashes on start

I get the following errors when trying to start Final Fantasy VI on my Galaxy S5. Running stock rooted rom. I have cleared the cache, I have uninstalled/cleaned all traces from my phone, then ...
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Getting apps to work on Android-x86 with Virtualbox

Almost every app, from chrome to gallery simply crash right after launch, and others like maps have bugs that render it unusable (it all goes black and only the search bar and location button are ...
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Phone takes up to 20 secs between click on phone number and actual call, receive multiple times the same sms

My phone is behaving oddly and I don't understand what is going on. It started a few days ago. When I click on a phone number or a contact (that link to his phone number to call directly), the list ...
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Can not read MMS on dual SIM phone

A have two SIM card phone: LG E455 (Optimus L5 II Dual). Primary SIM card is full operation, secondary is receiving calls and SMS only. SIM cards are from different providers. I received MMS message ...
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Nexus 5 front camera not working

Yesterday my front camera on Nexus 5 stopped working. It doesn't show up in any app (& there's a bug in the new Google camera app - I can switch camera only if the HDR+ is on, but then it's stuck ...
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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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Wi-Fi passwords are forgotten

My nexus 4 is not storing new Wi-Fi passwords. Each time I want to connect to a previous connected Wi-Fi I have to re-enter the password. I found that in Settings > Backup & Restore everything ...