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Questions tagged [logging]

Logging is the process by which the system records what's going on - i.e. events, errors, warnings, and related information. Most apps provide details in log files, so the system logs help to debug problems.

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How to see google play services event logs?

I am having some issues with google play services battery drain. Is it possible see an event log of some sort? I want to see what is going on with google play services in an attempt to diagnose what ...
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Phone/Text/Contact History?

Does Android keep a log of numbers contacted similar to the Phone Call Log/History but for texts? My mother accidentally deleted a bunch of texts. The actually messages themselves are unimportant, ...
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Phone reboots randomly

Bought 'Redmi Note 4' phone a year ago. Random reboot issue started happening after 6 months. Did root & had flashed old/new/unofficial ROMS on my phone afterwards, uninstalled CPU hogging apps ...
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How to know if phone has been connected via USB back in a certain date? [duplicate]

I have a phone running on Android 5.1. Is it possible (perhaps an ADB script) to see any USB connection back on April 8-9, 2018?
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Unexpected logcat when on idle phone

I asked this question on Overflow but was advised to ask it here. I am attempting to debug an error using logcat in Android Studio on my testing device, a Galaxy s9 plus running Pie. Suddenly I have ...
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Strange characters in logcat

I'm by no means an android developer, so excuse me if that's a stupid question. I'm trying to debug an app from my (Austrian) bank, which doesn't let me access my NFC-SIM - some problems with the ...
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How to access Wifi connection/disconnection history of up to X months?

I found the following script works but only shows recent activity: adb logcat -v threadtime ConnectivityService:* *:s Can anybody please help on the script, so I can view the connectivity log back ...
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Why reading permission to /proc/1/maps is denied and why doesn't the denial appear in logcat?

I'm developing a native app for Android, and I'm occasionally confronted with permission denied which doesn't trigger a log in the logcat logs. For example, trying to run: shell@kltevzw:/ $ cat /proc/...
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Unable to login to Google account after reflashing gapps (LineageOS 14.1)

today I ran into some trouble and had to reflash my LineageOS system and with that my GApps. After reflashing (dirty flash, by the way) I could not login to my Google account anymore. After logging in,...
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How to log/record system events or phone vibrations - Problem with Huawei Mate 20 Pro

I have a Huawei Mate 20 Pro. Awesome phone, I love it. I live in Canada, and have the model LYA-L0C. My phone is set to vibrate, so anytime I get a text or a FB message or messages from other apps ...
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Log with timing of system events (e,g, Flight Mode on/off)

I would like to find out at what time my phone (running Android 8.0.0) was last switched into/out of Flight (Airplane) Mode. Ideally, this would be part of a longer log with the timestamps of the last ...
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Disable logd logging

The /data/misc/logd/ directory is filled with 256Mb log files. Currently I don't need debug log files, so I would like to turn off logging. How to do it? Partial solution: It seems I can turn off ...
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My phone dials #3282 (#DATA) by itself. Which app did it?

For about the last month, I occasionally find my Cricket Samsung Amp Prime (Android 7.1.1) dialing #3282 (#DATA) without me initiating it. According to my call log, it started on October 1, 2018. It ...
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How to export the activity of my phone in the last 8 hours?

Is it possible to download or export the activity or logs of my phone in the last 8 hours? My phone has been stolen but was found shortly after and I would like to know what apps were started and ...
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Are android system kernel panic logs available in TWRP recovery?

I am trying to debug a rom I built but can't seem to find the any kernel panic or system logs in TWRP recovery. Is it possible to create logs for a failed boot to see whats going wrong? I am still ...
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Meaning of fields in “Enable Wi-Fi verbose logging”

Does anyone have a link to clear docs on the meaning of all the fields for Wi-Fi networks when I Enable Wi-Fi verbose logging in the developer options? I can guess a few and worst case I can read the ...
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How can I find my hotspot-users log on Android?

Before asking a question, I will state that I live in Korea. Yesterday, at school, I used it as a hotspot for one of my friends. The password was '123412341234'. I left him to write it properly. ...
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Recurring error in logcat: MAL-RDS : ( rds_ru_3gpp_status_ind, 1603) [RDS-E][RU][EVENT_RU_DM_3GPP_STATUS_IND] Invalid u43gpp_status:0x8

Newbie here, so be kind! :) Got a new Android phone (a China-made G9 4G, not a very popular brand, claimed to be running "stock" Android 7.0). I've been looking at its logcat output to see if there ...
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How to store 'adb devices -l' output to a text file?

Is there any way to store the output of adb devices -l command to a text file? Note: output of adb devices -l command is List of devices attached 1101530abd5a234b device product:j1pop3hjv ...
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Is there any log about camera usage and screenshots in my mobile phone?

I wonder whether there is any log about camera usage and screenshots in my android device. If yes, can we view it easily? Thank you in advance.
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Found this info in my Google doc app not sure how it got there

I found this information in my Google documents app. I am not sure how it got there. I am wanting to know what it is and what is the meaning. Log_1522393200000.txt 2018/03/29 21:13 screen w,h,d=...
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Logging changes to phone settings

I'm searching for a way to log when the user changes settings. For example, if location service is disabled or enabled, I want to see when it's done. Is there a way to do this, without root access? ...
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How to fix ADB logcat error?

I want to save logs contains to file: adb -s xxxxxx logcat -b main > /paths/to/log/file.log /system/bin/sh: can't create /home/dpi/Desktop/Folder/main.log: No such file or directory
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How to disable Android's watchdog?

So recently, my device keep hanging itself for about 3-4 seconds when there's a command line "!@Sync xx [dd-mm hh:mm:ss.ms] ( xx is number of times it occurs, the rest is date / time format ) shows up ...
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Tasker service still want to start after uninstalling it

Here is a warning from my Logcat 07:04:44.099 ActivityManager( 1143) Unable to start service Intent { act=android.service.notification.NotificationListenerService cmp=net.dinglisch.android....
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ConnectivityExtension: ConnectivityExt jar file not present

When using adb logcat to get debug messages from my phone, I get many of those lines: 04-23 18:16:51.085 1428 1951 W ConnectivityExtension: ConnectivityExt jar file not present 04-23 18:16:51.187 ...
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system_server lal_router.c.0578 | Critical error: Error creating IO port, How to solve?

I've this recurrent error with high rate on logcat on a freshly installed Samsung firmware on galaxy j7 04-21 12:42:30.120 4073 4713 E system_server: 09:42:30.120|P| lal_router.c.0578| ...
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Check built-in PPTP VPN stats

Is there any way to check VPN stats for stock PPTP VPN applet? Maybe some stat-file or GUI-way? If not, can we utilize Tasker for that? I particularly interested in uptime indicator, i.e. was my VPN ...
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How to get logs during boot?

When I flashed my Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F) with one of my own boot.img it got stuck on "Samsung Galaxy S8" boot logo (not bootloop). Other boot.img versions worked fine so theres no problem with my ...
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Can I save a “star-hash” (*#) code as contact?

I'm developing on a Huawei phone, and to enable logging on this device one must dial *#*#2846579#*#* to get to a hidden service menu, as described in this answer on Stack Overflow. Is there any way I ...
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Lost bluetooth device. Connection log?

I lost my bluetooth headset. If I knew the exact time my phone lost signal with it, I could be able to locate it. Is it possible to find this information if my phone is not rooted? Android 8.0, ...
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Get ADB TCP connection log

I was wondering if there was a way to get the ADB connection log (on-device), for when someone types: adb connect <IP> with their IP EDIT: Kind of like with your /var/log/auth.log on Linux, ...
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Send email/notification to device A when receiving a call on a device B

I have a work phone, and I am not always able to answer the calls coming in. I would like to set up a system where I receive a notification (email or otherwise) on my main device, even if I am away ...
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Is there a log of permission requests/grants?

Does Android keep a log of permission request from apps?
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find out when was my memory card removed from Samsung J5

My memory card of my work phone got stolen and i want to find out when was it stolen.
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What generates btnotification_log.txt?

On my son's Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone, this file's size frequently rises to 4 or 5GB and I just delete it. Obviously it's just a log file. I want to strike at the root of the issue instead.
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How to get current (foreground) activity name?

Hoi! I'm trying to make an automatic night mode for my phone using "Automate", but I can't find certain app activities. How do I get to know what activities are executed in the foreground at the ...
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mtklog folder and how to read logs in it

Ok, so, I have folder called mtklog in which are few folders named like "db.fatal.00.HW_Reboot" inside there are 2 files ZZ_INTERNAL and db.fatal.00.HW_Reboot.dbg it seems like .dbg file is some ...
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Is there a way to log wifi probe request?

I am able to log wifi probe request with script like hoover, probeSniffer, and my favorite for the moment probemon on my ubuntu machine with a card able to run in monitor mode. Is it possible to do ...
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Android Device Monitor does not list Application for events?

I'm worried about some activities showing up in logcat, but the "Application" field is empty on every entry. Is there some way to get this populated? WalletGuns and GnsSdk are related, but I can't ...
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Detect Which App is Sending SMS

I noticed on my phone bill that I have a lot of sent SMS messages which I'm not aware of and can't find in the sms app. Is there a way to find out which app is sending these messages? And how to view ...
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Log app with reminders [closed]

I want to log some 1-10 parameters multiple times a day, i.e. mood, energy, hunger etc ... After two hours of googling, I did not find a simple app that completes the following: Log multiple things ...
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How can we get a list of URLS recently visited by an android device? And the amount of time spent on a URL?

I am trying to figure out how much data collection for time tracking can be automatically done on android devices. So basically I want to collect the amount of time that a user spends on youtube, ...
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How to log app run time

Long story short, I need to log these things some apps: The starting time of the app, total running time and the end time of the app. Edit: I would want to run this a whole week, to see how much time ...
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Can i turn off all Firefox logging on Android, how?

Just found 8 gc- and cc- logs of about 100MB each on my phone. Not the first time I've had problems with Firefox creating unwanted log files. Is there a setting I can make to turn off all logging? ...
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Get logs for file transfer using any medium

Is there any app (using root permission also if possible) using which i can get logs for file transfer using MTP or Over Bluetooth. I know about SysLog app but does it print MTP logs also. Any help ...
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Note4 freezes and crashes except when running aLogrec

My Note4 started locking up and crashing after the last OS update a week or so ago (to 6.0.1). I ended up having to do a factory reset twice. The first time I tried to restore from Google's backup and ...
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timestamp for when an app last used a permission?

I'm interested in is seeing the time-stamp for when an app last used a permission. After looking around it seems that App Ops had this feature, but it is no longer available. Are there any apps out ...
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Android crash logs

My phone has been constantly crashing lately. It freezes, then shuts off, vibrates twice, and reboots. I downloaded CatLog to view the logcat, but it doesn't show anything relevant. The last crash ...
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Does anyone know what this android emulator call is?

I've been looking at the network traffic for an Android emulator using mitm proxy. I have noticed large amounts of traffic going to google's servers. Does anyone know what this request would carry ...