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What is the point of “hiding” contacts on Google Contacts?

I manage my contacts on my Google account. There is a feature in Google Contacts where one can "hide" selected contacts. I prefer to keep my digital data organized, and shortening my contacts list ...
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I want to add a blank space character neither by copy pasting from Arabic fonts nor by doing what a spacebar does

I have read many answers containing copy-pasting from a [ ] or by doing ALT+255 which just do a spacebar thing. The reason I want it by some other means being viz. The copy paste characters are ...
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Lost File on Samsung Phone

So I have a 125gb SD card in my Samsung J7(2016), and since I have enormous amount of space to put such files (no flex), I tried copying lots of files in my SD card including movies, lots of songs, ...
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.hidden folders not showing in Windows Explorer

I have a Samsung s5 running Android v6.0.1 and a Samsung s9+ running v8.0.0. Neither are rooted. When I plug either phone into PC running Windows 8.1, I can't see any .hidden folders on the phones ...
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How to record (photos and videos) directly to Samsung's Secure Folder?

Sometimes or usually I need to take photos or videos of my documentation with my Samsung mobile. How do I configure Secure Folder (provided by Samsung) to record all I want directly into Secure ...
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Recover hidden pictures from my system

I am currently using Calculator Vault to hide my photos and would like to recover all my photos. But my system does not want to start since this morning. I have the password with which I lock it. ...
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How to use Glase on a rooted Android device?

How can I use the Tap and Pay payment app Glase (formerly SEQR) on a device which has been rooted using Magisk?
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Identifying hidden character in file name

This file name apparently contains a hidden character somewhere: /config/wifi/mac.txt I wrote a script to overwrite this file, but it creates another file with the same name. I copied this file to ...
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Need a media subdirectory inside a nomedia folder

As the title says, I have been searching for a way to show pictures from a nomedia folder subdirectory...the files have to be in that directory and can't be moved. My messaging app stores it's ...
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some files do not show up in explorer when mounted via MTP

I have a moto G 5 (reteu, NPPS25.137-72-4) updated to android 7.0 I have a SD card formatted as internal memory/storage inside the phone. When I mount the phone as MTP on my PC, some files do not ...
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How to solve invalid IMEI problem in LG G3?

After performing a factory reset on my LG G3, my IMEI was set to 0. This problem has been reported also in xda-forums. How to reset the IMEI in LG G3 running on Android Marshmallow 6.0?
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Redirect calls from hidden numbers before I pick up

I'm getting calls from a hidden number. Since the first call I've set up a blocking rule for hidden numbers, but they haven't stopped. I want to get a little more creative. The next time they call, ...
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How to remove “Contents hiddens” from lock screen

I'm currently hiding sensitive notification content from the lock screen. I did that by going in Settings>Notifications>Configure notifications>On the lock screen>Hide sensitive notification content. ...
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Lost hidden images

I used an app to hide certain images on my phone and I transferred the image folders from the phone to an SD card. Now it's not showing and the folders are empty :( how can I restore them?
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How do I view hidden folders with Solid Explorer?

It's easy to create hidden folders/files by starting their name with a dot (e.g, ".nomedia"). Once created, how do I view/delete them using Solid Explorer?
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Malicious hidden in root partition

Hello everyone :) excuse me for creating a new thread but i couldnt find any info on this matter. As a gift, my parents brought Samsung galaxy s4 from someone i dont trust who sells it. I factory ...
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reboot needed to refresh MTP list?

using Terminal Emulator I created a file; cd /storage/emulated/0/Downloaded echo test > test.txt Then using Android File Transfer I can see files in the same dir but not the test file. ls -l ...
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How to hide winrar or other apk files in general?

I have stored some important files in my android phone in rar format. I've hidden these files in .nomedea folder. I've also enabled password for these files via win rar. The problem is for opening ...
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.nomedia file not hiding newly created images. Solution?

Note 5 running 5.1.1 Here is my issue... A .nomedia file placed in a folder that automatically downloads album art will only hide the images from Gallery if they were in that folder before the ....
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How can a tabelt forget the SSID of a wifi network

We have a product that combines one Galaxy Tab 3 7"or Galaxy Tab 4 7" tablet, both wifi-only, with a Mikrotik RB951G-2hnd router. The Mikrotik has a hidden wifi network so we add it manually to the ...
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How to edit hidden settings from Developer options?

I have a chinese tablet with very specific Android 4.4.2 ROM - it's Developer options menu has only USB debugging available, and all other settings are hidden. The problem is that i switched off the ...
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Download images to hidden folder

I have created a hidden folder using .FolderName technique in File Manager. How do I make all my downloads from a particular APP in this hidden folder (If at all this is a possibility) ? Android 4.4....
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How to enable developer settings in android 5.1, instead of LOLLIPOP game

I want to access developer setting in my phone, but it is not showing all settings. It has developer options but there is only one switch button for switching Developer options and USB Debugging ...
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My photos disappeared from my Samsung S5 sd card. Trying to recover photos or find hidden files

My photos disappeared from my Samsung S5 sd card. I know sd cards get corrupted but there were a couple of weird things that happened in conjunction with the disappearance. I saw a message on my ...
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How to hide your Wifi Hotspot from unwanted devices

Device : Galaxy S5 Version : 5.6 I have a request How can I hotspot my 4G but I only want to select who can see the network on wi-fi And for other people when they search wifi they don't see it ...
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Find hidden folders/files/partition

I connect my samsung galaxy ace 2 into my Windows pc, and there are 2 directories shown. My SD card, and the internal storage, named Phone. Both of these seem to be empty. the SD card directory, named ...
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I cannot see folders on my sd card

I was trying to transfer some music into my phone so as usual I connected it with my USB, however, out of the 48 folders I have I could only see 14... I already tried to check the "hidden" folders but ...
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How to access hidden pictures on Galaxy S4 with broken screen?

I have Samsung Galaxy S4 from T-Mobile, but I happen to break it. I still can turn it on and hear it, but the screen won't light up at all. Now, I have certain pictures. I put them in the stock hidden ...
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Deleting Hidden pictures

When I download my pictures from my Samsung Galaxy S3 onto my desktop, hundreds of screen shot pics download. These are those annoying pop ups that come up trying to get you to select the app to ...
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Does Samsung KIES backup hidden photos in galery?

I made a hard reset on a friend's SAMSUNG I9082 GRAN DUOS and he forgot to tell me about his hidden items. On the KIES I selected all the possible options to keep, like a full backup (including ...
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Deleted .nomedia file but still photos in that folder not visible in gallery

Created an .nomedia file in a folder and it worked. But now I've deleted that file but still photos are not visible in gallery app.How to recover from this? Any help?
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what is the .config_p56 file in sdcard? And do you have this file too?

(sdcard is a symlink to storage/sdcard0) because it starts with a dot it is hidden.To see it have viewing of hidden files enabled.It contents are empty and its properties say it takes 0bits space....
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How Do I see hidden folders on Android?

This always happens to me. Someone tells me to access some folder on Android (in this case /sdcard/Android/data/com.android.lmt/) and I can't find it. I'm using the "File Manager" app and asking it to ...