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Questions tagged [huawei]

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Can not receive WhatsApp messages unless I open the app

I have a Huawei P20 Lite with Android 9, EMUI 9.1.0 and WhatsApp 2.19.253, which is the latest version. As I wrote in the title, I can't receive WhatsApp messages, after many hours of researching I ...
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Google's Huawei ban, how will this hit Huawei, since Andorid is open source?

So, with the latest news of Google blocking Huawei from Android updates, what does this actually mean? Since Android is open source (via AOSP), Huawei should be perfectly able to continue using ...
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dload:update partition MBR failed Huawei Honor 3C

I have Huawei Honor 3C H30-U10, It was running fine but some days back when I plugged in charger it restarted and hung up on welcome screen*(no animated logo)*. Seems like I need to install Stock Rom ...
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Cant remount /system as rw because “read only filesystem” (selinux problem)

Hello i tried to replace kingroot with Supersu, since in the newer versions of kingroot you cant block all of its connections, I had some problems, supersu always failed to install the newer binaries, ...
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“Software installation failed” error when booting up

I got stuck at Huawei Logo and it won't start, then I followed this instruction Download the same build you had before getting stucked or newer one, Extract it and transfer "dload" folder to the ...
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Disable fingerprint fail sound

When I accidentally touch fingerprint sensor when phone is locked, it emits a beep sound, meaning that scanning failed. Can I disable this annoying sound? I have a Huawei P10 with Android 7 OS.
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Sync Telegram contacts with the phone

I have lost my phone (Huawei Mate 9) recently. Unfortunately, I didn't have any backup from my contact. Now I use a Huawei P8 Lite. I see my contact in Telegram app and sync with my phone, but I can't ...
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How to Restore notepad.db in Huawei P7 without factory reset

kindly advise the following. I have 2 huawei p7 phones, but only 1 sim card(used by the main phone ), and need transfer all the Notepad files to new phone. The Main one : although no problem access ...
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How to delete Update.APP file from p8 lite

There is low disk space on my mobile and I want to delete this Update.APP file as you can se this file is taking 2.55 GB!!. I tried to delete it but it shows error "Error while deleting the file "...
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Why can't I move apps to the external memory on Huwait P8 lite 2017?

I have a Huawei P8 Lite 2017 phone and it is slow as hell simply because the internal memory is almost full. I have a 64-G microSD card, but for some reason I can’t move any of my applications to that ...
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Issue with fastboot giving remote: Command not allowed

I have an Honor 5C that I try to modify bootloader variables. First I need to get the list of variables by doing fastboot getvar all but it returns me an annoying: aaaaaaa@bbbbbb:~$ fastboot getvar ...
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What might cause Notifications about Instant Messages to appear late and batched up on a Huawei P8 running Android 6?

I noticed a strange behavior on my newly-acquired Huawei P8 phone: Notifications about Instant Messages from WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Threema seem to arrive late and in a "batched up" manner. ...
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Huawei P8 Lite Wifi Problem

Huawei P8 lite ALE-L21. Since yesterday Wi-Fi did stop working. To be more precise, I see my wi-fi network but I can not connect to it. I receive a "saved, secured" messaged and if I insist I get "...
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Can't find Smart Lock on Huawei Y6 on Lollipop 5.1.1

My phone is Huawei Y6. I already have a pin lock. Enabled Smart Lock (Google) in Trusted Agents. But I still can't find Smart Lock feature anywhere.
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What to do when delete data option doesn't work?

I wanted to know if I can fix my Huawei tablet. It stopped suddenly and it didn't boot up normally. I forced it to boot by holding the power button and now it got stuck at Android logo. I tried wiping ...
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Tilting Huawei Ascend Mate 2 just right displays a gray screen with a clock

I can be in a game or any other up, but when I tilt my phone back a little to avoid glare, this notification thing comes up with a clock. If I hold it just right and scroll right it shows me the ...
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What could be the cause of my phone going into safe mode?

I have a Huawei phone and I have been using it for several years but recently it sometimes ( very rarely) goes into safe mode. The android version is 6. I do not have any external cover so no buttons ...
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How root huawei y7 trt lx1/ switch slot?

I am trying to root my phone, I unlocked bootloader I have uploaded Magisk-v16.6 to internal storage I flashed by many twrp versions (fastboot flash recovery TWRP_3.2.3_TRT-LX1_by_kiruha_21.img/ ...
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Is there ANY way to use Google services on a Huawei phone that has them blocked?

I just bought a Huawei phone and then realized that google play services had been blocked. So, I tried a workaround by installing the latest version of google play services apk, which doesn't work. ...
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Cannot install TWRP

I am trying to install TWRP on my android phone. My problem is that when I try to flash the img file the download starts but it doesn't get all the way through and just throws command failed at me. ...
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Huawei hotspot killing internet

have a Huawei mobile phone. When I turn on the hotspot, I no longer have an internet connection on the phone itself. I've never had this problem on any other phone. I tried changing service providers ...
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Some apps automatically uninstalled after android phone restart

After restarting my phone I noticed that some apps are totally uninstalled, first I thought that they're still being loaded because they are installed on the external SD card but when I searched for ...
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Why doesn't BOINC use the CPU power fully on my Huawei P9 lite?

I installed BOINC on my Huawei P9 lite. model VNS-L31 build VNS-L31C432B414 Android 7.0 (stock) CPU Kirin 650 RAM 3 GiB I want the phone to run BOINC applications, when fully charged and connected ...
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Install Google Phone dialer on other phones

As you know Google Pixels and Nexuses are using Phone application as default dialer. and other phones can't install it. even if we get different versions of it from ApkMirror, it does not install on ...
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Huawei File Safe Stuck/not working

I have created a safe on the SD using the files app on my Huawei P20 Lite. It worked fine, until I decided to create a second one. Now, it no longer asks for my fingerprint, but for my password. After ...
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I'm not able to access the VPN Settings in Android 8.1 EMUI 8.2.0

I'm using the NordVPN App for Android. The app version is 3.8.3. My Smartphone is a Honor 8X with Android 8.1.0 and EMUI 8.2.0. In their "Automatic Kill Switch" article on https://nordvpn.com/...
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Wifi hotspot giving “No internet, secured” on Huawei P10 with Android 8.0.0

This is driving me bonkers. I've been on a chat with Vodafone and they sent me APN settings, but that hasn't helped. I've tried the settings in this thread. And that hasn't helped this time (it did a ...
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Core GMS package Suddenly started Malfunctioning (old Huawei Honor 8, ~2 years in use)

I have been using my Huawei Honor 8 for about 2 years now. I live in the US. And I have been using Google Play Store and other apps without any issues. Last night my phone ran out of charge and died. ...
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How do I play a video in the YouTube app at zero volume while simultaneously playing music in an MP3 player app?

Sometimes, I love to play music at a high volume while watching text YouTube videos and muting YouTube, like what I do on PC. I have a Huawei phone running Android 5.0 (Lollipop).
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Annoying wifi scanning popup wont stop in Huawei Honor 9 lite

few days ago I started getting a popup message which read ''by turning on WiFi scanning, apps and services can scan for WiFi networks at any time, even When WiFi is off.'' I proceeded to turn WiFi ...
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Setting option for speech to text on Huawei mobile?

As we know, Android comes with an in-built feature, speech to text. But I failed to find any setting options for speech to text on my Huawei Mate 9 phone. Does my mobile use online speech recognition ...
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Accessibility turned back off - how to keep it on?

I'm using the app 'Automate', in order for it to work I have to turn it on in Settings/Accessibility: But after a short time I doesn't work anymore and it's back on 'off' again. I think it may have ...
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SIM IccId - logged anywhere?

Is there anywhere I can find historical traces of the IccId? By that I mean, something to indicate the identity of the sim card at some point back in time. Ideally, this would be as far back as ...
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Every Google app stopped working and I cannot act on this

Yesterday morning suddenly all my google apps (except partially Chrome) stopped working at the same time and I don't understand why, and surprisingly enough I cannot even act on this via the usual ...
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Is there any solution to the lack of manual focus?

The Huawei P20 pro, and possibly other Huawei devices, seems to lack a manual focus (or perhaps even a good autofocus) in the front camera app. This can be an issue for close-up photos. Is there any ...
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How to extract files from Huawei backups to SD card

I've backed up my Huawei P9 lite to the SD Card using the native backup app provided by Huawei. It backs up each APK and along side each a sqlite DB file that seems to contain all of the files that ...
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How can I cancel a Huawei system update?

This morning I turned I my Huawei Mediapad M8 and it tried to do a system update, although I don't remember seeing a notice about one. However it fails with the error "The update package does not ...
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Auto dim missing from Huawei Y7

Android 7.0 on Huawei Y7 model TRT-LX2, has an Auto dim feature where the screen gets brighter when out doors and dimmer when indoors. To activate, there is a checkbox with a tick next to the ...
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Phone shows no dialogue when I try to adb backup Huawei Ascend G620S Android 4.4.4 EMUI 2.3

I have an Huawei Ascend G620S-L01 with Android 4.4.4 and EMUI 2.3. I'd like to make a full backup of the system in case something goes wrong when I try to root it later, so that I have a safe backup ...
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Two Honor 9: One gets EMUI update, one does not, how to fix?

We have two Honor 9 ordered at the same time. Both not rooted, one has developer mode enabled. Recently I realized that the phone without developer mode received the EMUI update from 5.1 to 8.0 ...
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Some disabled function on Huawei CUN-L21

usually I can free space on the internal memory of the phone in this way: settings - memory - internal archive - cached data (translation from Italian, excuse me). with my current phone, Huawei CUN-...
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Problem with adding google account

I'm using Huawei mate 8 with Android version 7.0 and I have a problem with adding Google account and other things. When I am trying to add my google account it immediately goes back to the last screen....
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Update on Huawei Y6

hi is there a way I can update my Huawei Y6 from android 5.1, emui 3.1 to a higher system please help. Thank . kind regards
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How to get Huawei Product ID without stock ROM?

I have Lineage as opposed to the stock ROM, so putting: *#*#1357946#*#* does not work for me. Recommended on alternate posts were downloading a program called "Huawei Product ID Generator", but ...
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Device fails to install provisioning app

I'm trying to provision a Huawei Y6 (MYA-L11) with a custom Device Owner app via NFC after a factory reset. However, once it has downloaded the admin app, I get a message box: "Oops! Couldn't install ...
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Huawei p8 lite wifi problem!

I have huawei P8 lite and there is a very funny problem here for my wifi!!!! I am connected to my home wifi through password and my wifi shortcut key shows that I'm connected but my wifi list shows no ...
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Using TASKER to automatically change launcher/theme when launcher/theme is changed by other program

I am using a Huawei P9+ running on Android 7 (Nougat) and one of the annoying things with it is from time to time, the theme reverts back to the ugly Huawei Home theme, even though I use Nova Launcher ...
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Getting rid of AwareMem_Kill of Huawei

I have a Huawei Mate 9. Somebody thought that using more than half of the memory is evil, so the system kills (yes, actually it does a hard kill, they're even removed from the task switcher etc.) ...
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You have lost data connectivity because you left your home network with data roaming turned off

I get a "you have lost data connectivity because you left your home network with data roaming turned off " message whenever I turn on my 4G connection. The problem is my sim card if from the same ...
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Huawei Ascend G7 Stuck in Fastboot & Recovery

A few days ago, I must have been pressing some buttons by accident and my phone entered fastboot & recovery. Restarting does nothing, it doesn't matter what combination of buttons I hold down. ...