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Pop up message from some apps stay on screen and get in the way

Some apps either while in the app or when I leave the app put a pop up on the bottom of my Pixel 3 XL phone. This pop up times out after awhile but sometime gets in the way of typing. Does anyone ...
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How to fix problem with ringtone volume to zero

I have a Pixel 3a XL. The phone sets its ringtone volume to zero. This happens every time I reconnect to a wifi. Can someone help me stop that annoying behaviour? I was on Android 11. I didn't want to ...
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Bootloop - can get to Fastboot, but volume buttons just restart the phone

Pixel 3 XL - has worked like a champ for years, but just started bootlooping. If I hold vol down + power, I can get into fastboot. However, volume down and volume up buttons don't let me navigate. ...
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Can any Google Pixel smartphones take 12MP or better photos in 16:9 aspect ratio?

I have been considering buying a Google Pixel 3 or 3 XL Android smartphone to use primarily for photography and phone calls. Google advertises that these phones have 12MP main cameras. That's fewer ...
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What is the approximate battery discharge rate of Google Pixel 3XL phones when turned off?

I am considering purchasing a new Google Pixel 3XL Android phone, primarily for photography. I don't believe those phones have been manufactured for 2-3 years, so I am concerned about the battery ...
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Is it possible to corrupt the bootloader from within the System / ROM?

I had a previously working Pixel 3XL, running Dirty Unicorns (flashed in December). I hadn't touched the bootloader / fastboot since then, but just a couple of days ago, I rebooted the phone and it ...
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What does "NOS-production: no" mean?

I recently bought a refurbished unlocked Pixel 3 XL to replace my aging, cracked, broken one of the same model. It came with the bootloader unlocked so I decided to lock it because I didn't like the ...
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Some App keeps crashing / can't enter the settings

I have a Pixel 3 XL running Android 11 security update March 5th 2021 I get constant popups that flash for a sec saying app stopped working and goes away, I can't tell which app it is. Other things I ...
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Google Pixel Digital Wellbeing - How does it measure the usage of the applications?

I noticed that many applications are logged as part of today usage in Digital Wellbeing dashboard app, even though I have never opened those app for today (for example). I read google documentation ...
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How can I find the exact factory image version that my Pixel is using?

I have a Pixel 3XL on android 10 and a Pixel 3a on android 11. I had previously installed magisk on the Pixel 3a when android 11 was in beta. Recently I found that it had lost root, presumably because ...
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WiFi Error: “Failed to connect to network” - Google Pixel 3xl, Android 11

My Google Pixel 3XL was working perfectly fine and now it refuses to connect to wifi. It just says "Failed to connect to network" whenever and however I try. I'm not running a custom ROM. I ...
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My pixel 3xl wont charge when I plug it in. I have to plug and unplug it a zillion times. I tried cleaning it

My pixel 3xl wont charge when I plug it in. I have to plug and unplug it a zillion times. I tried cleaning the port, different cables, different chargers. No joy. I can use the wireless charger, but ...
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Can I prevent notifications from being forwarded to my watch during Do Not Disturb?

I have a Pixel 3 phone running Android 11, paired with a Garmin Venu watch. The Pixel can forward notifications to my watch via Bluetooth, with per-app notification controls specified in the Garmin ...
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Wifi works only on safe mode on pixel 3XL

I'm an happy owner of the Google Pixel 3XL. It's been working like a charm for ages, but since a few weeks, the WiFi & Bluetooth started to fail after a few hours for system uptime. I first ...
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How is Verizon suddenly tracking my hot-spot usage on Android and how do I disable this tracking? [duplicate]

I am familiar with how iOS devices report hot spot use by treating it differently somehow. My understand is that Android is not crippled like this, and there is rightly no difference in traffic ...
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What are "T Google Enrolment" and "X Google Enrolment"

In my Pixel 3 with stock ROM I can see (among other) apps called "T Google Enrolment" and "X Google Enrolment". What are these and what do they do? Can I safely disable them? UPDATE: If, as alluded ...
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Google sign-in for apps loops

I have several apps that use sign in with google for authentication. Problem is, the sign in screen loops back to select an account after presenting the alllow %app to access these parts of your ...
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Why does Android sometimes eject the USB drive when connecting to power and how to stop it?

I've got an external micro SD card that I am connecting via USB to my phone for dashcam recording. However, I have noticed an annoying issue - if I start recording before I start the car, sometimes ...
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How do I cast screen from Pixel 3 to something that is not Chromecast?

Booting Chromecast requires working Internet with unhindered connection to a Google server with a non-fake TLS certificate. So using Chromecast seems to be not an option in my use case. What else can ...
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Pixel 3a Live Caption

I have bought a pixel and I update the phone to Android 10 but I can't put the live captions the option isn't there any help?
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Can't find eSIM option on Google Pixel 3

According to specs, Google Pixel 3 supports eSIM, but under Settings > Mobile networks, there are no relevant options. Is this depending on whether I'm currently in the service area of a mobile ...
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Is it possible to install a radio application on Google Pixel 3XL?

I want to buy a Google Pixel 3XL but it does not have a radio. Is it possible to install a FM radio application on it anyway?
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Google Pixel 3 - Cannot Stop Security Updates

I just recently got the new pixel 3 and have loved the phone from stem to stern but I have this huge issue with it. Since I turned it on and ported all my contacts, photos, etc over it has not loaded ...
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Pixel 3 / 3 XL icons change

Is it possible to change the pixel 3 / 3 XL icons to 3rd party icons on the stock launcher? I understand its possible to change icons sets by installing new launchers. However, I would like to know ...
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Disabling Download Manager notifications

I have a Pixel 3 XL with Android P, and for the last 3 days, my phone started vibrating almost every hour, at exactly hh:10m, but without showing any notifications. After much time, I found some ...
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How to take panorama of sky with Google Pixel 3?

I'm trying to take a panoramic photo of the sunset, but the only option I see to do this is called "Photo Sphere". When I select this it wants me to start at the dot, which appears to be level with ...
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Any Camera-enabled app will block my Pixel 3 XL camera until reboot

I own a Pixel 3 XL phone (Pie). I am experiencing the following: When I open any camera-enabled app (including Whatsapp and Barcode scanner), the camera subsystem will stop working, the camera-...
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