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Why doesn't Huawei provide just the USB driver to use ADB?

I'd like to use the MyPhoneExplorer application to sync my Android smartphone with Windows over USB. This requires first installing a driver for the phone and the ADB application. However, the ...
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What is protected apps in Huawei phones?

There is a setting in Huawei phones that allow you to add applications as protected. What is that setting mean? Are there other vendors that have a similar feature? I've noticed that some ...
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Huawei Ascend P1 is sending SMS automatically everyday

I bought a Huawei Ascend P1 and installed some apps. But for the past 3-4 days, I see an alert that an SMS has been sent and 1.50 INR has been deducted. How will it unlock and send an SMS? I found ...
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Notification icon that looks like 2 arrows inside a circle with leaf on Huawei device

I have a Huawei Mate 9. The notification icon looks like this: 2 arrows inside a circle with leaf Things that I have done: Tried to find this on Google but returned no results Checked my apps ...
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Why does Google Play Store say that Adobe Air is incompatible with the Huawei U8510 phone?

I looked at the publisher's system requirements for Adobe Air. I compared that list to Huawei's device specs, but Huawei's list doesn't mention if the device has ARMv7 processor with vector FPU, ...
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Cannot add Google accounts on Huawei U8825D/G330D

This is a Huawei U8825D/G330D running Android 4.0.4 on a contract with China Unicom. I have used two Android phones in the past, and was always able to sync all my Google services by logging into a ...
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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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Adding a new contact skips the phonebook, goes to viber

My grandma has a new Huawei phone that has an odd configuration. Whenever she adds a new contact, it doesn't appear in the phonebook, but in Viber instead. Naturally when she goes to her phonebook ...
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Where are the battery capacity files located?

Background My current device Huawei Honor 6 comes with a 3100 mAh battery. I was therefore surprised to see 3C Toolbox Pro report the capacity as 4000 mAh. I mailed the developer of the app and his ...
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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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How to unlock Android phone without the touch screen

I have a Huawei phone with Android installed. The LCD display cracked recently, and as the cracks have spread over whole display over few days, it's now totally uncontrollable. The phone has a 4 way ...
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Huawei bootloader: what is “FB Lock” and how to unlock it?

I was playing around with my spare Huawei phone trying to bypass the security without wiping data and came along this article: https://blog.salvationdata.com/2018/09/07/case-study-mobile-forensics-a-...
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Can't reinstall an app uninstalled through ADB

I recently got a Huawei P30 and used adb to remove some preinstalled apps I didn't want to use. I went a bit too far and removed the system gallery app (com.android.gallery3d) which turns out to be ...
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You are already a developer/but no developer options

I have a Huawei nova 3i and I remember unlocking developer options when I first got the phone a few months back. Problem is now I have noticed that the developer options are gone so I went to build ...
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How to increase/decrease volume in smaller increments/decrements?

I'm using Huawei P10 (released in ~Feb 2017, using Android 7.0). One annoying thing I noticed is that the volume button changes the volume by 20 units (out of 100). Phone call volume in general is ok ...
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Android Version differs from expected API level

I have found a pretty old device Huawei Ascend Y210. This mobile officially has Android 2.3.3 (API level 10). I found an online custom lollipop ROM for the specific mobile. The device has CWM as ...
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External Hard Drive to Smartphone without additional power supply

I) Goal Use external hard drive without power supply - no hub either - to backup smartphone directly. II) Configuration Huawei Mate 20 Pro, this - I own this. USB C male to USB A (3.0) Adapter (i.e....
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Huawei Ascend P7: Problem with Push Notifications

I've just purchased 2 brand-new Huawei Ascend P7 phones and have problems with both: The Push Notifications do not work properly: messages come in delayed, sometimes only when I enter the ...
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Huawei without Google Play: will I be forced to create a Huawei account?

I wish to buy a Huawei P30 Lite phone. It's a phone without the Google services and play. Can I use this phone without a Huawei account? Only use F-Droid apps?
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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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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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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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Why does my SD data get messed up when i connect to PC with USB?

Every time I connect my phone to my computer via USB (Huawei U8666E, Android 4.0.3) even after I've disconnected my phone, the following 2 things happen (that I can tell): My ringtone goes back to "...
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How to Downgrade my Huawei U8815 from Android 4.0.3 to 2.3.6?

One month ago I bought my phone Huawei U8815 Ascend G300 with Android version 2.3.6 and it was running fine. Recently I upgraded my Android to version 4.0.3 , but unfortunately the system became too ...
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How do I override charging current on Huawei Honor 6?

On SonyEriccson Xperia X10i I do this: echo 1000 > /sys/devices/platform/msm_hsusb/gadget/chg_current This allows faster charging from computer's USB port (if I know it can source more than 500mA)...
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Is there any way to recover a camera view (photo) that I didn't take?

So it happened that I asked a person to take a picture of me with Huawei P9 Lite smartphone. She said she took it but it happens she didn't because she didn't even press the button. I know this sounds ...
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Can I use these chargers interchangably? [duplicate]

I happen to own two android devices, a Huawei P30 Pro and a Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e. Both devices came with a charger, the specifications can be seen here I'd like to charge both devices with one ...
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Add language to Google Keyboard

I have a Huawei G8 and hate this phone. Can't use Google Keyboard because on this phone it is not supporting Georgian language. Is there any ways to add Georgian keyboard in Gboard? Thanks and sorry ...
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Enabling developer mode in Huawei Mediapad M2 10.0

Self explanatory. Normally Android 5.1.1 allows to tap 7 times on "Build number" field in Settings->Tablet info. Unfortunately the "Build number" field is absent in my Settings application. What ...
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How to root a Huawei GL07S phone?

The STREAM X GL07S is a mobile phone manufactured by Huawei. It is similar (but different) to the Huawei Ascend P2. QUESTION: How to root the Huawei STREAM X GL07S?
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Phone connected as USB storage but PC can't connect to SD card

I have a Huawei Prism II, and my laptop is running Win7. When I connect it to my laptop's USB port, I get a notification that says "Connected as USB storage," but when I go to My Computer, the phone ...
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Fixing GPS lock that takes too long without installing a custom ROM

My phone (Huawei Y300) takes a little under 10 minutes to get a GPS lock. This has been happening both in new locations as well as in and around my home (where it's on frequently). What could be the ...
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Unbrick Unlocked Huawei P10 - SOLVED

I messed around with my phone (Huawei P10 VTR-L29) and unfortunately bricked it. what happened To give you the whole story, I tried to root it, but during the root process I found out that the device ...
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Chinese phones auto start app (notifications)

I have a question maybe some of you have dialed with this in your past. Android based phones with Chinese launchers such as Xiaomi, Huawei, Meizu has 1 strange thing in common… If you install on them ...
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“This device has been reset. Sign in to continue with the Google Account that was previously synced on this device.”

I have a used Huawei P smart 2019 which has just received a "factory reset". I put that in quotes because during the new configuration it asks for the last used Google account: Verify account ...
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How do I access the files on my broken Huawei phone without HiSuite?

I accidentally threw my phone onto the road today and now the screen is completely unusable - fully cracked all over, fully black, light still shines from the back light but there is nothing on screen ...
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“Device is reachable” SMS without SIM

I'm using a Huawei Honor P9 Lite with a German carrier and SIM card. My carrier offers the option to send SMS to me, whenever I miss a call. The other way round, whenever someone does not reach me (...
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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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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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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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Unable to delete a huge UPDATE.APP file on Huawei P8lite

My Huawei P8lite running on EMUI version 4.0 and Android 6.0 Marshmallow is low on disk space. I noticed there's a huge UPDATE.APP file, it's taking 2.55 GB. I tried to delete it, but it shows an ...
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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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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&...
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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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