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Why did I lose stored content when I got a new phone

I got a new phone and went to T-Mobile (my carrier) to switch my Motorola to my new Samsung. However, my memory card in my Motorola was set as internal NOT portable so I couldn't remove it and put it ...
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Volume gets played instantly via Motorola Edge 30 Pro's speakers at max volume when it auto connects to wireless earbuds

More often than not, when my wireless earbuds (Jabra Elite 75t) auto connects to my Motorola Edge 30 Pro, the volume gets played instantly via the phone's speakers at MAX volume. I have never ...
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Which circumstances allows 2 phone icons to be displayed on the notification bar? [duplicate]

I'm using Motorola Moto G50 on Android 12. I noticed that there are 2 phone icons on the notification bar, one on the left and the other beside the clock icon on the right. How come? Could this be ...
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Why won't my mobile data work in some countries that are covered by my plan?

I have a moto g(7) power with an international T-Mobile plan that is supposed to allow me to use my phone in most countries around the world without needing to get new SIM cards. This works most of ...
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Google Messages adds spaces to emoticons

Since past 3-6 months Android Messages app started to insert spaces between characters of my emoticons and also started to remove certain characters, causing garbage to be actually sent: In addition ...
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What is this "hand with three sparkles" button on the sidebar of Motorola, and how do I get rid of it?

I have a Motorola phone running on Android 12. I have no idea what this button is with the hand with three sparkles above it is and I want to get rid of it. Any help is greatly appreciated! Thank you....
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Mtkclient | mediatek phone won't boot into brom/boot rom mode

I downloaded mtkclient from the GitHub and followed the installation instructions but when I plug my phone in after running the command it never recognizes my phone. I've tried all different types of ...
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Location indicator always visible

After a year or two of nothing, my Motorola Moto One (XT1941) with Android 10 again started to show location indicator 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: Nothing, that I tried so far, worked. Restarting ...
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Turn on screen without using any button on the phone

All buttons on the device are broken, device is on but the screen is off. Is there any way to turn on the phone using USB or any other way? My phone is a moto e20 with no removable battery and no ...
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Wifi connects disconnects on android

I have android device with stock android(moto edge 20). Whenever the wifi signal(router) are weak the wifi disconnects. This problem is frequent when my device is connect to a Bluetooth device. This ...
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Prevent app icons from being added automatically to home screen on a Motorola device running Android 11

I am running stock Android 11 on a Motorola device. I am trying to disable the feature that adds newly installed apps to my home screen. I read an article How to stop new apps from being added to your ...
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Weird case, only internet working, calls and messages are stopped

My mobile is Moto G4 Play and has a Jio Reliance SIM in it. I am receiving full mobile networks and I am able to browse internet. But, I cannot receive any calls and messages. I cannot make any call ...
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BRATA (Brazilian RAT Android) - is there any action and treatment from it?

As far as is known, with this virus, the attacker, in addition to stopping antivirus programs, can also block the system menu while working with it by the user. The virus copies system data and then ...
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Where in a smartphone with Android are deleted and cleaned the files that are visible when testing with "root integrity check"?

Where in a smartphone with Android are deleted and cleaned the files that are visible when testing with "root integrity check" ?? Clearing the cache and user settings do not help, obviously ...
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Format SD card to be internal storage, restart phone, missing SD card?

I am running on Android 8.0.0 on a Motorola E5 Cruise, I tried to use my Motorola to format my SD card as internal storage, then I restart my phone and it says the SD card is missing when I have not ...
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Does Samsung have a tool similar to Rescue and Smart Assistant Tool of Motorola?

My Motorola smartphone would not boot after an update and then I used Rescue and Smart Assistant Tool of Motorola to reinstall a new Android OS on my phone. Now, I am considering to buy a Samsung ...
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Duplicate WiFi entry in saved networks (Android 11)

I have an Android 11 Moto phone with the latest updates. Not clear if the following 2 items are bugs or malware. If it is a bug, I can't find a reference to it on a quick search. Every time I create ...
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Cannot communicate to Google servers when using Gapps on LineageOS 16 for Moto Z Play

I have Motorola Moto Z Play (Addison) on Android 8.0 Oreo. I installed LineageOS 16. It turns out that when I install any Gapps > ARM > Pico, Stock, etc. I can't log in to the Play Store, Gmail, ...
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How do I enable a greyed out toggle to enable install from unknown sources on a Moto g power (2021)?

I have a Moto g power (2021) upon attempting to install a non-market app I was given the whole 'for your security your phone is not allowed to install from unknown sources' and the option to go to ...
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Lost mobile data connection upon Android 11 minor upgrade - from Sep 1, 2021 to Nov 1, 2021 - APN menu gone - Motorola moto g 5G

My Motorola moto g 5G was updated to Android 11 with Android security update Sep 1 2021 a few weeks ago. Everything worked fine until a few days ago when there was a seemingly minor update to Android ...
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How to install standard european stock firmware on Motorola G 5G XT2113-3?

I own a Motorola G 5G XT2113-3 that is on the "timit" software channel (TIM Italy retailer). In the recovery functionality of the LMSA tool, I noticed that by default it downloads the ...
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how do i make phone default to transfer files when plugged in to computer usb?

i have developer options set to transfer files but every time i plug it in it only charges. i have a motorola e5 play running OS 8.
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Random reboot during switching between apps

My device: Motorola One, Android 10 During clicking on a link in WhatsApp (default browser is Brave) Android rebooted accidentally. This random reboots happens from time to time (several times a week)....
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Can I use apps like LADB WiFi ADB or Wi-Fi Debugging without needing a USB cable ever during the process?

I have an old Android tablet that had been rooted but my phone hasn't been rooted....yet. What I need to understand is if there's a way to use my tablet to perform edits on my phone without EVER ...
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Will my phone be unlocked after it factory resets itself?

I forgot the password of my phone, and it says after 4 more failed attempts that it will be wiped clean. If that happens, will my phone be unlocked and ready for use again? I really don't care about ...
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No or very poor cell signal in areas I know have good signal

My phone worked fine till about the middle of yesterday. I live out in the country but usually I see 3 to 4 bars sitting at my desk in the basement. But now even if I walk up to the top of the hill (...
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Needing help to find a Custom ROM [closed]

I've had my "Moto G8 Power Lite" for a few months, and I am craving to customise. But I cant find any custom ROMs, even after hours of searching. I found this - Where can I find stock or ...
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Factory Reset not working on moto Z3 play (beckham)

I have a moto z3 play (device name beckham) which I can't factory reset now. What happens is when I go to Settings > Advanced > Reset options > Erase all data (factory reset) but the phone ...
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How can I charge Motorola One normally?

tl;dr: Every setup that I tried so far ends up with "Charging rapidly" or "Charging slowly" on my Motorola One. What kind of charger (or power source) and cable should I use in ...
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Phone won't stay off when charging Motorola Edge Plus on Android 10 and above

After getting a replacement phone from Verizon, the new Motorola Edge Plus will not stay powered off while charging, as the last one did. After looking on the forums, I enabled developer options, but &...
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Sharing image makes phone very unstable

I think that Motorola One can be considered a quite powerful phone with its octa-core 2.0 GHz Snapdragon 625 and 3 GB or RAM. It also produces a fairly small images of 4160x3120 pixels and approx. 3-5 ...
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Motorola Z Play having unusable screen

I dropped by Moto Z play a few days ago, and when i dropped it, the touchscreen just stopped. I can see everything that is happening on the screen, like the time, notifications and other things on the ...
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Android screen mirror to android with usb c to c cable

Can I mirror a note 10 screen to a Moto Z4 with a projection mod to project the Note 10 to my wall? The purpose is to play more powerful emulator games on the Note and use the Moto w/ projection mod ...
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Turn off PIP for calls

On my Motorola One and under Android 10, whenever I exit Call app during an active call, a picture-in-picture mode for this app is enabled: This is super-annoying. How can I disable or turn-off this ...
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What is the difference between Calendar and Google Calendar in Account sync settings

In Settings > Accounts > Select Google Account > Account sync. There are switches for synchronizing various content of the account, such as Contacts, Drive, etc. I also have Calendar and ...
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Motorola One Power - corrupt and wouldn't unlock bootloader

My Motorola One Power went blank recently and when I switched it off and then switched it on, an error message was displayed that my device was corrupt, it can't be trusted and it won't boot again. ...
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Customize Google Assistant button

I am using a Motorola phone which has a dedicated Google Assistant button, but I don't use the assistant much. Is it possible to customize the button and use it for some other activity?
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Audio files not deleting?

Apologies if this has been answered, I attempted to search for answers and found nothing for my specific issue. I've got several music files I'm trying to delete from my device (motorola e5 cruise, if ...
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Recovering deleted files from unrooted Android device requires factory data reset

I would like to create a copy of the internal drive (not SD) of my Android device (Motorola E3) to recover some deleted files, but it requires rooting of the device. Rooting itself requires bootloader ...
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Fastboot stuck on "Sending 'boot.img'" (TWRP, Moto G7 plus "lake")

fastboot version 30.0.4-6686687 Trying to temporarily boot TWRP recovery image twrp-3.4.0-0-lake.img on my unlocked Motorola Moto G7 Plus. Phone is connected via USB Type-C to Type-C cord from the box ...
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Stock Android 10 device is offline for ADB commands on Linux, can't use USB Debugging

Trying to use adb tool 1.0.29 on a PC running Linux Ubuntu 20.04 to debug my Motorola Moto G7 Plus running stock Android 10 (hence not rooted) connected via USB. Previously it was working OK, I've ...
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Kinzie - Modify custom rom to enable VOLTE support

I'm a newbie to Android and Custom ROM in general. I was able to flash a workable custom rom (Android 7.0) on my Moto X Force by following steps from xda-developer. So basically the device Moto X ...
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How to disable amazon **pop up** notification

I am using the new Moto One fusion plus. The notification only appears as a pop up and doesn't not appear in the notification bar. I have been annoyed by the notification and have even uninstalled the ...
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Need help LOCKING a Moto G6 XT1925-13 after restoring stock OS

I had semi-bricked / soft-bricked my Motorola Moto G6 smartphone as explained here: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Moto-G6-Moto-G6-Plus-Moto-G6-Play/Need-help-unbricking-a-Moto-G6-XT1925-13-and-...
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Moto e4+ fast charging issues

My moto e4 plus is 2yrs old.Suddenly at 75-80% it's charging rate drops then after a while suddenly it charging very fast after that stoppage.can anyone tell me reason !please
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Removing Do Not Disturb feature in Motorola phone

I am trying to completely eliminate Do Not Disturb on my Motorola phone. If I'm in a doctor's office, I just turn the volume down. I've tried all the simple settings on the Settings pages. Is there ...
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Best way to back up home screen layout on Android?

I have a Motorola Android phone in which I have around 400 apps that I have put into folders and carefully chosen a layout which has taken me a long time. I want a way to back up this layout and ...
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Constantly changing app "shortlist"

I have a shortlist of five app icons at the bottom of my home screen, usually Phone, Messaging, Chrome, Google and Camera. These tend to remain constant (I've not seem them change). When I swipe up ...
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How do I automatically add all existing apps to my home screen?

When I got my first smart phone years ago, there was no app drawer. Every app I had was represented as one button in one app menu, so I didn't have to look in two places if I couldn't find an app. To ...
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Does the Moto G7 Power support HDMI alt mode?

I plugged my Moto G7 power into my audio/video receiver, with a high quality USB-C to HDMI cable. This same cable works with other devices, such as a Lenovo C330 Chromebook. Unfortunately, I am not ...