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How to uninstall a system app using adb uninstall command (NOT remove via rm or any other way)

Have to mention this to avoid possible confusion, this question is not duplicate. This question is specific to using adb to uninstall a package. There are several similar questions but are all ...
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Enable "Install via USB" without creating MI Account

I am trying to create some apps on my xiaomi smartphone (MIUI 8), but when I try to run an app, the error INSTALLATION_CANCELED_BY_USER appears. I found that the problem is that I must enable the "...
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What will be faster when moving to sd-ext via A2SD+ Data or Dalvik-cache? (or can I move both with no extra-penalty)

I'm using A2SD+ on my HTC Desire running on MIUI. Currently only the app and app-private are under /sd-ext, but I'm running out of space very quickly :) Currently my dalvik-cache consumes 46.3MB and ...
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Why do two smartphones connected to the same WiFi network show different speeds (one displays the link speed as 135 Mbps and other only 72 Mbps)?

I have two Android phones: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Acer Liquid Z630s On Redmi Note 3, the link speed is only 72 Mbps and the download speed hardly crosses 50 Mbps. Whereas on Acer Z630s, the link speed ...
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How to check IMSI/ICCID on MIUI10?

Is there any way to view IMSI and ICCID numbers of my SIM-cards? I didn't find such menu neither in About-Status nor anywhere else.
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Stuck on Recovery Mode 3.0 screen in Redmi Y2

My Redmi Y2 phone was working fine for long time but suddenly I found that "VOLUME UP" key is not working so I tried to restart the phone but it got stuck into Recovery 3.0 screen. It only ...
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What is MIUI optimization?

In MIUI (an Android ROM), there is an option in developer settings called MIUI optimization. When this option is enabled, an app can't be installed via USB (i.e. from Android Studio). What is the ...
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What does Hot Boot mean?

In Miui ROMs, there are four options for rebooting a phone from the power menu: What does "Hot Boot" mean, technically speaking? Are there any circumstances where a hot boot could cause harm? Are ...
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MIUI 7/8 has no way to disable the global Google Spell Check

I am the happy owner of a brand new Xiaomi Redmi 3 Prime. It comes with the MIUI 7, and there is a free upgrade to MIUI 8 via the built-in upgrade software. My only complaint, so far, is that it ...
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How do I check which apps are using wifi?

I'm using the red mi 2 and data transfer is taking place via wifi, problem is I don't know which app is using it. Is there a way to see wifi usage statistics?
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Automatically turn off bluetooth discoverability

Bluetooth discoverability is meant to be active only when in the Bluetooth settings. But somehow Xiaomi MIUI changed that so it is always active. Is there some tool that will turn off the Bluetooth ...
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Device says bootloader unlocked but OEM unlock option can enabled and disabled?

I have a Redmi Note 3 (INDIAN VARIANT Kenzo/Snapdragon variant running on Marshmellow 6.0.1 with MIUI Global 10.2) on which I performed an bootloader unlocking procedure via the tool XiaoMiTool V2 ...
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Can't install app (Error code: -26)

I am trying to install Lost Android and Wheres My Droid but I always get this error on both apps: I have sufficient free space and have installed other apps so that's not an issue. I am using custom ...
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Share clipboard data between users on multi-user (secondary space) Android?

Leaving security concerns aside, is there a reliable way to communicate data via clipboard between users on a single device without using network methods? For example just to copy a link in the ...
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Website shortcuts on the homescreen are gone on Android 11 - how to restore them?

I lost all my website shortcuts on the homescreen on Android 11. I didn't know of this bug due to which all web shortcuts on Android can suddenly disappear at any time. How to get the shortcuts or the ...
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Can't clean app caches on Xiaomi Mi Note 10

On Xiaomi Mi Note 10 I can't clean the caches of apps. A workaround for cleaning the caches that worked partially was to make the Google PlayStore display the warning about missing disk space for an ...
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