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Samsung Galaxy J7 Core non responsive to back button and menu button

I am using Samsung Galaxy J5 Core. I accidentally clicked on an advertisement on a site, which caused the back and menu buttons to not respond. I've tried using two Security Antivirus and scanning ...
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Facebook whitehat settings

I am trying to enable Facebook whitehat to test the Facebook Android app. I went here: https://facebook.com/whitehat/researcher-settings I click "Enable the Whitehat Settings menu for your ...
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Change the behavior of floating context menu on Android 8.0.0

I have a Motorola phone on Android 8.0.0. The context menu (I guess it's called) changes position depending on where on the screen is long-tapped, opens with the bottom of the menu set to that point, ...
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How to set which options appear on the text selection toolbar?

I'm referring to the menu that appears when you tap and hold on some text to select it. How do you change which options appear by default and which appear in the extra (. . .) menu? I have to ...
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What is the "phone index" in the hidden menu for "phone info"?

Device: OnePlus 7 Pro (GM1917), Oxygen OS 10.3.8.GM21AA, stock ROM When I enter the hidden menu *#*#4636#*#* and select "Phone info", the first line under "Phone info" says "...
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Display additional button in Menu Bar

In Android 10, MIUI 12.0.2, how does one display, in the Menu Bar, the button to show the Toggles? By Toggles I mean the following menu that appears if one scrolls down at the top So far, the Menu ...
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Android menu navigation without touchscreen input [closed]

I'm working on a smart glasses project that is using an Intrinsyc Open-q 2500 SOM (connected to a custom breakout board) that utilises a Snapdragon processor, running a custom Android SDK (Oreo 8.1) ...
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Can you show advanced settings in android by default?

In almost all settings sub-menus in newer android versions, there is a item in the list called "Advanced" closest to the bottom, that shows additional settings when pressed. This is apparently a ...
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Access missing settings in Developer options?

On my Moto C Plus (7.0), "Cool colour temperature" and "Picture colour mode" appear in Settings search results but don't show up once tapped in Developer options. Is there any way to access them if ...
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Add new account to Twitter app on Samsung Tablet

I am on Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, Model SM-T715Y, running Android Version 7.71.1-release.15, trying to follow the instructions from https://help.twitter.com/en/managing-your-account/managing-multiple-...
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Menu button for very old apps in Android 7

I have Lenovo TAB4 10 Plus tablet with Android 7.1.1 and I'm unable to change settings for some very old application because of missing menu button for them. In Android 5 there was floating menu ...
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Anyone knows the second icon? [duplicate]

Thanks very much for explaining !!
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Top down menu items gone

So this is a little stupid but I did something that caused all of my items in the top dropdown menu to disappear and there is only a wifi icon left. When I press edit it doesn't change anything, I ...
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Accessing the menu button using only a mouse

I got my first tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017), running Android 7.1.1). I am physically disabled, and I'm unable to actually touch the screen. But I can use a computer mouse, so thanks to ...
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How does one use apps that place a menu on the system bar when the buttons are not in the screen?

I'm trying to use an app that places the hamburger menu on the system bar (with Home, Back, and Recent apps buttons). On devices that have a system bar (i.e., these buttons are on the screen), the ...
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Menu from menu button disappeared? [duplicate]

I would like to know why the menu button has been removed from Android in Android 6 and 7 mobile phones, hosting an apps button instead. Thanks. (I remember long pressing the home button on Android 4 ...
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Emulate Menu button Nougat Galaxy S8

I miss using the menu key that I used to have on older phones. I'm able to remap the Bixby key to a Tasker program or any app activity or shortcut, I'm wondering what I would need to do to emulate ...
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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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"Print" option not showing up in share menu

For quite a while now the print option does not show up under the share menu, as if the share action seems to be missing its share action. After a while of searching with my google-fu, I have been ...
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How to send the "open menu" command to an application

So, I have an application I'm trying to use, and on one phone, the buttons are soft-buttons on-screen, and on the other phone, the buttons are hardware buttons. On the hardware button phone, when I ...
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How do I simulate menu button on Android 6?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S7. Long-pressing the recent button does not simulate menu button but activates split screen mode. Long-pressing the back button doesn't work either; it simply closes the app. ...
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Remove Most Frequently Used Apps Container from Apps menu

In Android 6.0.1 I got this unnecessary feature which displays most frequently used apps on top of all other applications. I don't need it (You can see on the pic the top 4 apps underlined). Is it ...
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How do I drag apps from one home page to another?

I upgraded from Galaxy Mega to Galaxy S6 Edge +. In Mega, I can drag one app from one home page to another without going through the ones in between. In S6E+, it seems that I have to go through each ...
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How do I undo a close of a tab?

I upgraded from Galaxy Mega to Galaxy S6 Edge +. There seems to be no undo button. In Galaxy Mega, when I use Chrome, I can undo close tabs. However, in S6E+, each tab opened in chrome is part of 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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How do I allow countdown timer alarm to go off while phone is in vibrate?

I upgraded from Galaxy Mega to Galaxy S6 Edge +. There is no menu button. In Galaxy Mega, part of the menu contains changing the settings of the countdown timer alarm. One setting I had was that I ...
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How do I change timer alarm tone in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge +?

I upgraded from Galaxy Mega to Galaxy S6 Edge +. There is no menu button. In Galaxy Mega, part of the menu contains changing the timer alarm tone. How do I do that in S6 Edge +? Galaxy mega has ...
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Samsung S4 Google Sync Settings Problems

When I am in settings, Accounts, Google, myemail@gmail.com, I see "Sync turned off. I select it and get a list of things I can sync. I can hit each and sync it, but there are no check boxes to auto ...
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Rooted phone missing key features, help!

I have a new MetroPCS Lg Leon running lollypop 5.02. I rooted it with kingroot apk (bad idea) and I cannot get the menu bar or swipe gestures to work. I.e. swipe to search, there is no pull down menu....
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Missing MENU button

I have an application, which uses MENU button for navigation purposes. Some devices doesn't have this button. I have tried long pressing app switch button, but it is not working.
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Old fashioned menu button [closed]

I'm fairly new to android development, but am I long time android user. Phones used to have a "hardware" menu button, which I have since seen is emulated in software, but only when I'm running an 'old'...
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Menus become cutoff and show as "..."

Sometimes when I go to open a menu item, it cuts off the text and I see '...'. Here it is happening on QkSMS but it happens on other apps too. Is there a way to fix it? Here is a picture of it ...
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Problems with selecting submenus in a web page in android web browsers

When selecting a web page menu (e.g. in Firefox), the sub menu sometimes shows but you can't select anything out of it. The sub menu closes automatically after a short while. This behaviour is also ...
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Access app menu on Galaxy Note 2 running KitKat

In KitKat on Galaxy Note 2, the menu key was changed to the running app key. Now I cannot access menu on apps with no menu button. Long pressing on the buttons does not bring up menu. What can I do ...
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Sync read mails in systray & pulldown menu

On a normal day, my phone is laying next to my laptop. Both are syncing emails and most of the time I read my emails on my laptop. The connection protocol is set to imap on both devices so when I open ...
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How can you sort apps alphabetically in android jellybean 4.2.2?

I use a Lenovo S600 tablet with Android Jellybean 4.2.2 OS,  the problem is that the apps are arranged randomly as I install them which leads to a lot of confusion.  I would like to arrange all the ...
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Can't open menu in apps without a menu button or physical key [duplicate]

My device doesn't have a physical menu button, and the app that I'm using doesn't have one of the menu buttons that users can click (the three dots). How can I open the app's menu without a menu ...
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Remove Menu Button from Title Bar in KitKat

I have a Verizon LG G2, which I just updated to Android 4.4 KitKat. The G2 already has the menu button in its bottom navigation bar, but the 4.4 update, as expected, put an extra menu button in the ...
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Not able to access the service menu on my Galaxy S3

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 from US Cellular and I'm trying to use it on a different carrier. I added the new SIM Card and I tried all the possible options to access the service menu and it always says ...
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KitKat Lock Screen: Possible to remove bottom menu?

I updated my Nexus 4 to KitKat. It adds a menu bar at the bottom of the lock screen. By default, it shows the camera on the right hand side and caret in the middle. Is it possible to remove the ...
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Creating a custom launch action on the menu

I am trying to cerate a simple icon on my Android tablet to launch, say, the browser, with a specific URL. Under Windows, this is simply creating a shortcut. Under Ubuntu, this is just creating a ....
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Can I have horizontal scrolling in the installed application on the Sense 5.5?

I have an HTC One with Sense 5.5 installed. In Sense 5.5 the installed application menu have a vertical scrolling. I'd prefer to have horizontal scrolling. Can I change this setting in some way?
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Overflow menu icon (three vertical dots) visible in Apps in HTC One X and not in Samsung Galaxy S2

I have HTC One X while my friend has Samsung Galaxy S2. In some Apps like Google Chrome in my phone the Overflow menu icon (three vertical dots) are visible while on SGS2 they are not. Google Chrome ...
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Simulate menu button in older app (Android 2.x) on Android 4.x tablet

I've got a new Android 4.1 tablet. I am trying to run an old app which was created for Android 2.1 and relies on the menu button. Can somebody points me to a ready-made application which returns the ...
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Menu screen won't light on HTC Rezound

I took apart my Rezound (screen broke and I had to fix it) and I lost those little plastic pieces that transfers the light to the menu. What are these piece called? How can I find new ones online?
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Add an application to the Open With Menu

I'm using a Samsung Note II running Jelly Bean 4.1.2. I would like to add an application to the open with list. I have downloaded a photo editing app. While in the gallery, I would like to be able ...
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How do I arrange the icons manually in the app menu?

I am using Micromax Canvas 2 A110 with Android ICS 4.0.4. I installed few apps which are sorted randomly (or maybe alphabetically). I want to arrange the icons on the app menu manually. i.e. set ...
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Show an app's context menu on Nexus 7

My Galaxy S1 (Gingerbread) has a context menu button below the lower left of the screen which brings up various extra soft-buttons. For example, in the Twitter app, I use this to pop-up an additional ...
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Pressing MENU button pops up voice search

I am using LG-P509 with Android 2.2.2.. from last week on pressing the MENU button, I get the "Voice search" app opened up. Be it in home page or in any application. This gives trouble as I couldn't ...
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Hack ICS browser to restore "menu button exposes URL field"

I just got a Galaxy S3, and I'm finally being forced to confront an aspect of ICS that I've hated from the moment it showed up on my Xoom: the fact that pressing the 'menu' button no longer drops down ...
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