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Unable to register new passkeys for Android 13 with error message "Your encrypted data is locked on this device"

I was experimenting with the passkey support for Chrome on Android when I came upon this error while registering a new passkey: Your encrypted data is locked on this device For security, you can no ...
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Restoring Lost Messages

I wasn't paying attention to what I was doing while using Messages for Web and instead of typing in a new message to my wife, I did something to cause our whole 5 year long conversation thread to ...
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How can I hover over some text on a webpage in Opera for Android?

On this Timeline on Patents.SE, for example, hovering over the S shows it stands for "simultaneous dates" (see image below). This works on Chrome desktop, but not on Opera mobile.
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Strange message after wiping data/factory resetting on Pixel 6 device

Last night, I flashed my Pixel 6 phone because I want to move to Pixel 7. After flashing, I turned on the phone for a while, and then I used the Recovery >Wipe data/factory reset option. ...
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After moving to Pixel 6 Pro, some daily apps are no longer supported

I've recently upgraded my phone from Pixel 3 XL to Pixel 6 Pro. After some time, I noticed that some are apps are missing from the Pixel 6 Pro. I can't find those apps at the Google Play store, and in ...
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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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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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How to get Vertical navigation in recent apps on my Pixel 6

This question has already been asked several times in 2018 and 2020, but all the answers are outdated. I want my vertically scrolling recent apps switcher back. It is so much better than the native ...
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Is it possible to only show a subset of calendars on the Pixel Watch 2?

I have several calendars associated with my Google account. Some are my calendars and others are other people's calendars. I only want to display a subset of calendars on my Pixel Watch 2, but keeping ...
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Where are text messages stored on Android 13 (Pixel 6)?

All the research I've done told me it's located at Internal Memory > data > user_de > 0 > com.android > providers.telephony > databases > mmssms.db Best I could find was Internal ...
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Is there some way to prevent myself from shutting down my [rooted] phone in some specific cases?

This is question is basically an acknowledgement that I'm very f-ing lazy. First, I'm on a Pixel 6 Pro running stock A13, rooted and filled with Magisk modules. I needed to find a way to guarantee I'...
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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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How can I prevent a Pixel 6 from changing focus while recording a video with the native camera application?

For example, if I record a video from behind a window, I tried to put the focus on whatever I'm looking it behind the window, but if something happens on the window while I'm recording, such as rain ...
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Google Assistant needs Wi-Fi network to work? Google Pixel 6

Occasionally (not all the time), when invoking the Google Assistant on my Pixel 6 phone, I get the exact message "For that, you'll have to turn on Wi-Fi and connect to a network." Online, I ...
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How can I configure my Pixel 6 to start video recording at a given time?

How can I configure my Pixel 6 to start video recording at a given time? (e.g., video record from 6 am while I am asleep)
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Given a contact in my Google Contact app, how can I see where it is stored? (which Google account? SIM card? phone internal memory? etc.)

Given a contact in my Google Contact app, how can I see where it is stored (which Google account? SIM card? phone internal memory? etc.) I use a Pixel 6 and Android 12.
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How can I configure a Pixel 6 so that it always charges at max speed?

My Google Pixel 6 phone charges between 3W and 15W with the charger included with the Pixel 6 phone. How can I configure it so that it always charges at max speed? (Or at least whenever I ask for it, ...
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How to fix null imei and mac address?

I was messing around with the devinfo partition of my pixel 6 pro,but I made a backup before. As a result it was stuck in a bootloop, so I restored devinfo's backup using fastboot, all good so far, ...
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Pixel 6 can't connect to n48 (5g SA)

TL;DR I have a Google Pixel 6 and I am able to see my private PLMN but attempting to connect will show instant text, "couldn't connect". No logs in my 5g core, and no registration attempt. ...
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How can I prevent my Pixel running Android 12 from automatically updating the OS?

Android is telling me it'll soon update my OS: How can I prevent that? I use a Pixel 6 running Android 12. I've disabled the automated updates in the developer options:
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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 won't add my Exchange account with same address

I have a new Pixel 6 Pro and have migrated apps and settings from Pixel 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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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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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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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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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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USB Type-C Port stops working on Google Pixel 6 Pro when flashing Kernel built using official docs

Using the official docs, I built a Kernel for my Pixel 6 Pro codenamed "Raven" or "Raviole". After flashing the Kernel, the USB Type-C port stopped working. The phone charges fine ...
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Forgotten the pin code to my Pixel 6( non pro version) - remove pin code without data loss

I changed my pin code of my phone but I have forgotten what the code is. I can't do a factory reset because the phone is used as a two factor authtentication for my password vault. I stupidly didnt ...
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Can't unlock Pixel 6's bootloader

I have no problems finding my Pixel 6 through adb. Also, no problems finding the device with fastboot devices while in fastbootd. But for some reason, when I switch to bootloader, the computer doesn't ...
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How can I see the duration of a phone call on Google Voice?

How can I see the duration of a phone call on Google Voice? Sometimes I don't see the duration. Example: Sometimes I do see the call duration though: I use Android 12 with a Google Pixel 6.
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How can I sort my call history on Google Voice by call duration?

I sometimes use Google Voice to make phone calls. How can I sort my call history on Google Voice by call duration? I recall I made a long phone call to a customer service and I'd like to see the phone ...
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How can I stop downloading but continue seeding with BitTorrent on Android?

I wonder the following: How can I stop downloading but continue seeding with BitTorrent on Android? I use Pixel 6 + Android 12.
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Why is the "mark as unread" button greyed out in some emails in my Gmail application?

Why is the "mark as unread" button greyed out in some emails in my Gmail application? Example; I use Pixel 6 + Android 12.
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How can I voice type :-) using Google speech recognition in French?

In English, I can type :-) by voice by saying "smiley". How can I voice type :-) in French? I use Google speech recognition on Pixel 6 + Android 12.
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Transfer pictures via adb, while preserving the ability to pick a better shot later

When I view a picture on my Pixel6, the phone suggests a "Top Shot" and lets me "pick a better shot". I would like to transfer my pictures to a hard drive using adb, while ...
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Pixel 6a cellular connectivity problems - calls to some phone models (older) won't go through

I just bought a new Google Pixel 6a (recently priced lower than pixel 5a) and after a few days of use I am starting to wonder if there is a fundamental system (either hardware or firmware) flaw with ...
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MS Teams Audio issues via Pixel 6

In the last week I began running into an issue. Not sure if there was a system update (could have happened overnight). In short audio doesn't work in teams meetings until I clear the cache for the app....
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How do I reflash both partitions of a Google Pixel 6 Pro device in one go?

How do I reflash both partitions of a Google Pixel 6 Pro device in one go? If I follow the instructions at https://developers.google.com/android/images, I have to: reflash the first, default ...
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Why must the charger be rated 24W or higher instead of 21W or higher to minimize the charging duration of a Pixel 6?

I read on androidcentral.com: In order to attain the maximum charging speed of 21W on your Pixel 6 (23W on Pixel 6 Pro), the charger must support Power Delivery (PD, Programmable Power Supply (PPS), ...
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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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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 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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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 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 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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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 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 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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