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Debugging is a methodical process of finding and reducing the number of bugs, or defects, in a computer program or a piece of electronic hardware, thus making it behave as expected. Use this tag only in cases where your question is NOT development related.

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How to debug stopped clock in status bar and dropdown menu?

I am running a Oneplus X (onyx) with OxygenOS 3.1.4. The clock on my phone's status bar and dropdown menu gets stuck frequently. When I change the brightness through the dropdown menu, the clock on ...
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Battery drain by 'miscellaneous'

Hello Stack Community, recently I see a weird battery drain by something my phone identifies as 'miscellaneous' or 'other' ( called 'Sonstiges' in the posted picture). I have no idea what it could be ...
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Bug report on Memu

I´m trying to get a bug report from Memu, but it´s not working. When I click on Take bug report, nothing happens. Do you have the same behaviour? Is it possible to get the report in any way that doesn'...
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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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Logs : find out when a usb pendrive was plugged

A friend of mine lost a USB pendrive containing really sensitive information. He knows that right before it was lost, he plugged it into his Galaxy S3 Tab. We would like to be sure about exactly when ...
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how to make any app debuggable

I am working on some project where I need to debug existing apps on android android market. I know by modifying androidmanifest.xml we can do so but for that I need to have source code. So is there ...
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Find out why my Android phone is rebooting

All of a sudden, my almost 2-year-old Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo starts rebooting at random times. I did some research, and various forum threads on the Internet recommend different "try this" solutions: ...
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How to determine which application is blocking microphone usage?

Is there a way to determine which currently running application is using the microphone? I suspect the arrow launcher but would like to try and confirm this. I'm looking for a method which would ...
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How do you install your Android Studio app onto an LG Smart Watch Sport?

I am building an application to run on a smartwatch using Android Studio, and I want to install it onto my LG Smart Watch Sport, but I do not know how to do this with this watch. That's because you ...
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How to debug bootloop? [closed]

I built custom Cyanogenmod 13.0 for Galaxy S5 Exynos (G900H), however after I flash my ROM, the phone is stuck on bootloop with the Samsung logo turning off and on in a loop. since CM and LineageOS ...
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Debug an app installed on device

I am doing research into debugging/sniffing applications that are installed into my mobile device (Android or IOS). For example, is it possible to debug the data/processes of a deployed app, this can ...
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take bug report for specific application

I am starting android development, and I am looking for a way to get a bug report from a user's phone. I know about the settings / developer options / take bug report system, but from what I have ...
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Nexus 5X won't turn on, even from Debug Menu

My sister's Nexus 5X won't turn on. It is charged. When you try to power on, it makes it to the Google animation but freezes and goes back to black. You can make it to the debug menu go through the ...
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Determine which app connects to a specific host and port? [duplicate]

As the title says, I need to know which app establishes a connection to a host on a specific port (in my case within LAN). In case the answer depends on the platform: The device is a Moto G (xt1045) ...
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How can I debug degrading performance for my Shamu device?

I've had my Nexus 6 since it first came out and will be replacing it with the new Pixel anyway but I want to get to the bottom of this. In the last 6+ months the phone got increasingly slow and ...
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Debugging wifi connection on Nexus 5x

After upgrading from Nexus 5 to Nexus 5X, I am unable to connect to my company's wifi. The credentials I provide are correct, and sometimes I do manage to connect, but that lasts only several seconds ...
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How can I enable USB debugging on Xperia Miro when touch is not working?

I have a Xperia Miro. I am trying to connect mouse with OTG cable, but it is not able to detect. Touch is totally not working. How can I solve this issue?
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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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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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ADB: how to use it over TCP/IP during USB accessory development

I'm using an evaluation board from Atmel (based on SAM D21 Cortex-M0+ MCU) for developing a custom Android USB accessory and related app. I'm new to Android development, but I understood I need ADB ...
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Missing Keyboard on Lock Screen

I got a system message that the keyboard had crashed. Then my keyboard won't restart. And now that my phone is locked, I can't unlock it to try any of the normal fixes, such has disabling and enabling ...
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What are the security implications of using an app built “for debug”?

I've just come upon several .apk files hosted with Github projects which are "compiled for debug" (i.e. having application-debuggable set, which one can e.g. check using aapt dump badging /path/to/apk ...
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No debug icon on Nexus 5 with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

When I plug the USB cable, the debug icon doesn't show up. adb devices doesn't see it. Developer mode enabled. Developer option enabled. Stay awake enabled. USB debugging enabled. I am already in ...
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How can I debug “Homescreen has stopped working”?

I have an LG L40 D160 Android phone that repeatedly gives me errors. When it boots, I always get the message "home screen has stopped working". This pops up repeatedly and makes it hard to do anything....
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Bugreport location

If I have bug reports enabled in dev options and I take a bugreport from the power button menu, where are these reports saved? I see there is an option to share it, but I want to pull it directly ...
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access files of app and run-as command alternative for debugging

I try to access data\data folder without root because I want to access some downloaded files by the app and I have realized the files download in data directory. I have tried to pull to sdcard but as ...
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Can I open Chrome on Android from command line ?

Is there command line alternative to Chrome Remote Debugging ? Manually, I can open tabs from chrome://inspect/#devices . As well as I can open Chrome on desktop from CLI - e.g. chrome.exe --...
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Malware installed with remote debugging

Is it possible for someone to install apks without you noticing, using remote debugging? (E.g. over TCP/IP, or on the same WiFi network). I found articles referring to this after a quick Google, but I'...
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switching off finger debugging infos in android

My Android phone (sony z3, running 4.4.4) keeps showing finger tracks as well as the finger tracking debugging infos. How can I turn that off? The feature got accidentally turned on (for me unaware) ...
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Does testing in android device will reduce it's life? [duplicate]

I am an android developer. Using my moto g first gen for testing my applications. I connect the device to laptop for 12 hrs per day. Now i am planning to buy s4. Will it reduce my device's life?
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Debug a Bootloop?

So I'm attempting to port a GSM ROM to CDMA, and it's in a bootloop. I'd like to know how to figure out how to see what exactly is faulting and causing it so I can go fix it. Do note I am a novice ...
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Configure Android black box

My apps on my phone keep bugging out on me, but I can never catch them in the act. Is there any way to keep a black box of my phone state (perhaps polled every 1 minute) for the past x minutes so that ...
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How to transfer videos downloaded via coursera app from my tablet to my computer?

I tried using the answer here: Find downloaded video files via coursera app but to no avail. My device is unrooted and hence the data folder is hidden. I tried the method suggested by Naveen as well ...
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Eclipse is not able to detect smartphone

Debian 7.6, Eclipse 3.8. When i program with API8 for my HTC Froyo I have no problem: running the debug session i see the device in the device list and I'm able to debug my app. Since I started with a ...
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Tracing Android applications

I have been mucking around on my Android tablet (rk2928, Android 4.1.1) at a low level, removing and replacing ROM apps and such... aaaand now I'm getting a few applications saying "Unfortunately, <...
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Adb can't see my device - PAP5400

When I connect my Prestigio PAP5400 DUO to my PC, ADB cant find it. I think the driver is wrong but I can't find right one. I have tried installing many drivers. PS: I have debugging mode activated. ...
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Unable to debug in LG Optimis L7

I am unable to enable debugging mode in LG Optimus L7 Dual. I am connecting the mobile to my PC and choose LG Software mode(read this in a blog that had discussion about LG Optimus). The USB Debugging ...
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Problem with ADB on my Nexus 4 (unauthorized phone)

When running adb devices in cmd, it says that my phone is unauthorized. It appears that it has something to do with the RSA fingerprint prompt. I don't remember ever getting such a prompt. Yes, I am ...
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Can I disable USB Debugging on Android smartpones from Windows via adb.exe?

I have to install Applications on dozens of android smartphones and I am currently writing a program to automate this process. I know I can't remotely enable USB Debugging, so my question is: Can I ...
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How to prevent Galaxy S4 from connecting as “Connected as Installer” instead of “Connected as Media Device”?

I have my Verizon Wireless Samsung Galaxy S4's developer options enabled with USB debugging turned on. Whenever I connect it to my machine, it displays "Connected as Installer" in the notification ...
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What is the method to debug Android kernel from booting in tablet?

I have to test a custom Android build on a tablet and I need to know the method to debug the Android kernel from booting in the tablet? The tablet has only a screen, 2 USB ports and an HDMI port.
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Where is a good memory checker for Android?

Whenever I try to install/debug an app on my device (Android 2.2.2) I get this error: E/appproc(2974): SETTING DB COPING FAILED, MEMORY DEFECTED.... Is there a command-line utility available (or one ...
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Once installed, how do I activate Firebug in Mobile Firefox?

I went to the getfirebug.com web site, where I was able to install Firebug under Firefox 1.10.6 (the Beta version of Firefox from the Play store). It said the install was successful. Now what? How ...
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How can I get a LogCat? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I view and examine the Android log? Sometimes I get asked for a LogCat. What is this? What is it supposed to do? How can I get it?