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Country code issue on texts

Running Pixel 6 Pro & Android 12.... Since returning back to Australia from a New Zealand holiday (country code 64), I'm now finding that all my incoming Messenger texts are unrecognised as known ...
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How can I prevent an application from closing in the background on Android 12?

I have a Pixel 6, and have the application "Fate/Grand Order" installed. On an earlier version of Android 12, the game would remain opened in the background, when the application was ...
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My Google Username is a non-Google email address and I used it to log onto a new Pixel 6 Pro which now wont add my Exchange account with same address

I have a new Pixel 6 Pro and have migrated Apps and settings from a 3A via my Google ID. My Google Username is my regular Outlook email address and not a Gmail address. When I now go to add my ...
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How does one clear the storage in Google One without affecting the original files?

I was trying to move all my stuff from my old iPhone to my new google pixel 6 pro. In the process of me trying to do, that one of the attempts I made was to use Google One to make this change. It ...
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Showing another app with front-facing camera recording?

I'm wondering if there's a way to record video using the front-facing camera on my Pixel 6 Pro, while another app is showing on-screen? The reason I ask is because I was showing my baby some puppy ...
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Can I have screenshot notifications persist in Android 12?

I have a Pixel 6 Pro running Android 12. In previous versions of Android (not sure which ones), unless you disabled it, taking a screenshot would create a notification that persists in the ...
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When charging a Google Pixel 6 with a USB-C to USB-C cable, how is the charging speed determined?

The charging speed is between 0 to approximately 3750 mA, eg: I know that for example the temperature matters, but I'd like to know more exactly how the charging speed is determined.
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How can I configure the clipboard of the Google keyboard so that it doesn't delete all items upon phone restart?

The clipboard of the Google keyboard remove its history upon phone restart. How can I prevent that? I use a Google Pixel 6.
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How can I configure Android so that the phone rings when I receive a phone call while in "do not disturb" mode?

I tried to check allow all notifications: However, after saving it, it gets unchecked again. It works fine for other applications. How can I configure Android so that the phone rings when I receive a ...
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How can I retry unsuccessful transfers when transferring files with Bluetooth?

I transfer files with Bluetooth between a Google Pixel 6 and a Samsung Galaxy A8+. From time to time, a few files fail to be transferred. How can I retry unsuccessful transfers when transferring ...
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Audio playback cotrols

I have the pixel 6 running on Android 12. I used to have playback controls for my audio when I would pull down the notification menu. In that control, I used to be able to change the Bluetooth ...
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How can I see the numpad option(s) I typed when on a call, after I made the call?

Some customer service phone numbers ask the users for type some option (e.g., "press 1 for making an appointment"). How can I see the numpad option(s) I typed when on a call, after I made ...
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How can I make two concurrent phone calls?

I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 11. How can I make two concurrent phone calls? Goal: calling 2 different numbers in 2 separate calls.
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On a Pixel 6 with Android 12 and the March 5, 2022 security update, is it possible to change where you swipe up to unlock the phone?

This morning, I applied the March 5, 2022 security update to my phone. After this update and restart, I needed to change where I swipe up on the lock screen in order to bring up the PIN pad. Prior to ...
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How can I remove an app icon located in the lower row in my Pixel 6's home screen?

How can I remove an app icon located in the lower row in my Pixel 6's home screen? Example:
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How can I change the flashlight intensity on my Pixel 6?

I wonder how I can change the flashlight intensity on my Google Pixel 6.
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How can I configure Android so that the alarm emit some sound when I'm on hold on a call?

I use Android 11 with pixel 6. By default, the alarm doesn't emit any sound when I'm on hold on a call. How can I change that? Example of alarm ringing silently while a call has been put on hold:
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Where can I view the current usage of my Pixel 6's Tensor Processing Unit, image signal processor and Tensor security core?

I read on https://www.cnet.com/tech/mobile/pixel-6s-tensor-chip-inside-the-brains-of-googles-newest-flagship/ (mirror): In the case of Google's design, the eight-core CPU is integrated with a 20-core ...
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Pixel 4XL detected in fastbootd but Pixel 6 not detected - fastboot detects Pixel 6 and adb worked w/ Pixel 6 BEFORE flashing attempt

How can I get my Pixel 6 to be recognized in fastbootd??? My Pixel 4XL is detected in fastbootd. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I've tried multiple USB cables including USB to USB-c and USB-c to USB-c. I'...
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Is there a way to adjust the screen sensitivity (Pixel 6 Pro)?

The screen on my Pixel 6 Pro is so slippery. More than half the time when I need to do a long press, it interprets it as me initiating a drag/swipe. Is there a way I can turn down the sensitivity? (...
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How can I check for system updates without being forced to update my system?

I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 12. How can I check for system updates without being forced to update my system? When I tapped on check for updates in the settings, it then forces me to update my ...
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How can I change the shutter speed when taking a picture with my Google Pixel 6?

I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 12. How can I change the shutter speed when taking a picture?
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Feedback message for Google Play Services

Android 12 (no December 2021 update) Pixel 6 Pro I keep getting the feedback window for what appears to be Google Play Services popping up on my phone. It's trying to send a message including system ...
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How can one adjust the brightness when taking a panorama picture?

I use Google Pixel 6 with Android 12. I don't see where to adjust the brightness when taking a panorama picture. How can one adjust the brightness when taking a panorama picture?
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How can one configure the default screen recording program to record the audio by default?

I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 12. How can one configure the default screen recording program to record the audio by default? I don't want to have to manually activate "Record audio" ...
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Can one change the screen resolution on Google Pixel 6?

I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 12. Can I change the screen resolution? I can't find the option in the settings.
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Can I always refuse to share my location when a website asks for it in Opera?

I don't want to always click on no in those windows: I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 12.
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The notification area doesn't show up when I slide down on the notification bar. What could be the issue?

The notification area doesn't show up when I slide down on the notification bar. What could be the issue? I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 12
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How can I get notified when a device connects to my Wi-Fi hotspot on Google Pixel 6?

I wonder how I can get notified when a device connects to my Wi-Fi hotspot on Google Pixel 6. I use Android 12.
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How can I allow mobile data but disable all outgoing texts and all outgoing phone calls?

I have a Google Pixel 6 on Android 12. How can I allow mobile data but disable outgoing texts and outgoing phone calls?
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How can I copy paste an image into a form field on Chrome for Android?

I tried the following but it doesn't work. How can I copy paste an image into a form field on Chrome for Android without having to download and re-upload the image myself? I use a Google Pixel 6 with ...
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How can I transfer some files from my Google Pixel 6 (Android 12) to a Microsoft Windows 7 laptop via a USB cable?

I am trying to transferring some files from my Google Pixel 6 (Android 12) to a Microsoft Windows 7 laptop via a USB cable (USB-C to USB-A). I don't see the Google Pixel 6 in Windows Explorer: ...
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How can I configure Android 12 so that my phone (Pixel 6) is screen mirrored when connected to a monitor via HDMI?

I'm connecting my Android phone to a monitor via USB-C -> Hub -> HDMI cable: My phone Samsung Galaxy S9 screen is mirrored without any issue, but that doesn't work with my Google Pixel 6. ...
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What could explain that a USB cable starts charging my Samsung Galaxy S9 phone after ~2 secs, but takes over 5 min to start charging my Pixel 6 phone?

I have a male-to-male, USB-A-to-USB-C cable. It starts charging my Samsung Galaxy S9 phone after ~2 secs, but takes over 5 min to start charging my Pixel 6 phone. What could explain that? I have no ...
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How can I copy to the clipboard the title of a webpage on Chrome for Android?

How can I copy to the clipboard the title of a webpage on Chrome for Android? I use Android 12 with a Google Pixel 6.
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Where I can see the list of the devices connected to my Wi-Fi hotspot on Android 12? [duplicate]

I use Android 12 + Google Pixel 6. I can't find the list:
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Wi-Fi hotspot on Google Pixel 6 - create only a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network?

I use Android 12 with Google Pixel 6. When creating a Wi-Fi hotspot with a Pixel 6, how can I configure it so that only a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network is created?
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How can I see how much electricity a device connected via USB is drawing from my phone?

I have connected a device to my phone via an USB cable so that it receives some electricity from the phone. How can I see how much electricity a device connected via USB is drawing from my phone? I ...
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How can I configure Android so that the keyboard appears by default when clicking on the settings search box?

When I click on the search box in the settings, by default no keyboard appears: I have to click again on the search box for the keyboard to appear. Instead I would like the keyboard to appear by ...
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How can I configure Google speech to text so that whenever I say "Frank" it writes "Franck"?

How can I configure Google speech to text so that whenever I say "Frank" it writes "Franck"? I use Android 12 with a Google Pixel 6.
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When connecting two Android phones via a cable, how can I choose which phone is charging which phone?

When connecting two Android phones via a cable, how can I choose which phone is charging which phone? E.g. when I connected a Samsung Galaxy S9 (Android 10) with a Google Pixel 6 (Android 12) via a ...
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Missing languages (e.g. Portuguese) option on Google Pixel 6's Live Caption

According to Android Police - Google's Pixel 6 might play interpreter on your next vacation, The feature will get a dedicated location in Settings -> System and will apparently support 55 ...
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Bluetooth headset stops working in other apps after taking a phone call

I just got a new Pixel 6 and running into a strange issue. I connect my Bluetooth headset and am watching a YouTube video. Everything is fine. I take a phone call, chat for a while, everything works ...
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Pixel 6 can't access certain websites on wifi, but the Pixel 3 works fine

My Pixel 6 can't connect to a few domains like api.reddit.com, api.bitwarden.com, WSJ images, etc. I'm using PingTool to run ping and tracert to certain domains. Phone Domain Network DNS Result ...
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