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Require password to turn off for all Android devices

A relative of mine recently lost his phone and someone turned it off immediately and now the phone is missing. Find My Device was unable to locate the phone as it had been turned off. I have a few ...
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Power off requires password for all android phone [duplicate]

One of my relatives dropped their phone and someone picked it up and turned it off. Now there is no way to locate it as Find My Device does not show it anymore. I have an Android 12 device and there ...
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Operate pixel 3a XL without a battery [duplicate]

I’m wondering if anyone out there who owns a Pixel 3a XL has ever tried to operate it without the battery. I'm asking specifically about this model of phone, and am not looking for general guidance ...
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What is "Navigation Bar" option on Unihertz Titan Pocket?

I have a Unihertz Titan Pocket, and when I hold the power button, I see an option for "Navigation bar". I've pressed it many times, but I don't see what it does. Does anyone know?
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Shut down button shortcut on Android TV

Can we create a shortcut (or install an app) on Android TV launcher - that would immediately shut down (or switch to standby if complete shutdown isn't possible, or open the power menu with shutdown, ...
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Shut down Android TV

I have a Philips 58PUS8505/62 4K LED Android TV. Normally, I want to power off the TV by switching off the power outlet the TV is connected. However, the TV or its remote does not provide a menu or ...
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Is there a way to keep an Amazon Fire TV from going into Power Saving Mode?

Asking here because it was originally posted to Super User where it was closed due to the mod considering it an Android device. My fire department recently purchased a TV with the intention of using ...
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How can I backup Samsung Note 10 it if does not work

My Samsung Note 10 went green lines and now it does not turn on. But sometimes when I connect power supply it vibrates. When put on the wirless pad it also vibrates. The phone not the pad. How can I ...
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How can I open the power menu in Android without pressing the power button?

The power button on my Android phone is dodgy and doesn't always work. I think it's on its last legs so I want to avoid pressing it if possible to extend its lifespan! I know nothing about coding or ...
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Is there any way to remove "Screenshot" option from power menu for Android 10+?

Is there any way to remove "Screenshot" option from power menu for Android 10+ without a 3rd party app, or with a custom xml?
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Automatic Power On and Off

Is it possible to configure a smartphone with Android 8.1.0 to power on and off at specified times?
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Preventing the screen going on on power connection

Whenever my phone is connected to the power source the screen goes on, I would really like to disable this feature, but cannot find any relevant option. In case you want to know why this causes me ...
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How to turn off ultra power saving mode that was enabled for Huawei Android while it was on low power?

My Huawei Android was on low power and it proposed to turn on ultra power saving mode. I accepted it. Now I have connected the phone to the charger but I can not enable other power modes. I am going ...
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Is it possible to keep the touch sensor on while the screen is off?

I know that the touch sensor of a phone's screen requires power to operate. So, my question is that, is there any way to keep the touch sensor on while the screen is off in Android OS?
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Cannot boot into homescreen after installed Android PIE

My phone model is Asus Zenfone Max Z010D. My power button and volume up button are not working. Is there anyway to boot to the homescreen? Since I have installed Android pie (AEX custom rom), they ...
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Disabling power button restart

How can I disable android from rebooting when the power button is pressed for few seconds? Is this done in software? Context: my power button is broken. I tried to remap it by changing the relevant ...
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Any way to hide the "Advanced Reboot" option in Power menu in AospExtended?

An Advanced Reboot option appears in the Power Menu(which appears on holding the Power button) which gives me a bad feeling since my phone ends up in a lot of hands. Is there any way to disable it?
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How to restart phone when power button does not work

When driving I saw a dialog that an application power control stopped. Later I realized that the phone Nokia 8 behaves strangely. I cannot go to launcher, switch application and reboot the phone. Back ...
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Enforce power saving mode for powerbank charge

If I charge my phone from wall, disabling power saving is no problem. But for a portable powerbank, I would still like power saving enabled. How can I enforce Android to keep power saving on during ...
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Android-x86 power button press does not sleep

I'm running Android-x86 on an intel Apollo Lake tablet. When I press the power button, Android does not go to sleep. Instead, it shows the power menu. This means I cannot put the device to sleep by ...
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Is it possible to have the alarm sound in Max Power saving Mode?

My Samsung A3 has a function called Max Power Saving Mode which I assume is Samsung's version of Ultra Power Saving mode. I find it very helpful sometimes but when this mode alarms dont go off. Is ...
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LG E980 mostly unresponsive, only intermittently displays a default background image

After the launcher seemingly bugged out on my old faithful LG E980 (5.1.1 Lollipop) yesterday my phone has been unresponsive and acting very strange. To begin with I hadn't dropped my phone or had ...
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Android Power button shortcut

I am using android Marshmallow. I want to know about a shortcut method to power off my phone without power button. Without using any external emulators as explained here. I searched it for many hours ...
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Compacting giant Power Saving notification

I have a Note 4 running 6.0.1 that I recently reflashed back to stock in an attempt to fix issues I was having. Now, whenever I enable Power Saving mode, it populates my notification list with a ...
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consuemd power for Android phones in adhoc mode

I want to know the following information: 1-The consumed power by the smartphone when send/receive beacons when connecting with other device in adhoc mode. 2-Is the consumed power is the same for ...
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How do I prevent people from shutting down my samsung phone? [duplicate]

When I have the passcode enabled, you can still shut down my phone when you press the power button. Is there any way to prevent people from shutting down my phone?
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How can I get deep sleep -> coma for max battery life as comms platform?

I'm not an Androidite, just very curious. Arduinos have a timer-driven deep sleep mode that reduces their power requirements by 1000 or so. But it's a specialized and limited device, and a building ...
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Does Root Boaster override system power management?

In Root Booster I have it set to Speed. Does Root Booster override the system's battery mode? For example when I change the battery mode from "balanced" to "power save", nothing seems to happen. Does ...
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Using OpenVPN Connect in power saving mode

On a Galaxy S6 with Android 6.0.1 I use OpenVPN Connect. It works properly when the device is not in power saving mode. However when I turn the power saving on, the OpenVPN connection immediately ...
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Upgraded my device from KitKat to Lollipop, is there a way to get the airplane mode back to the power options?

I recently upgraded my phone's OS from KitKat to Lollipop, and noticed that when I press the power button for an extended time to open the power options, there is no longer a quick button to put the ...
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Missing silent, vibrate or sound toggle on Lollipop's power button

The "silent, vibrate or normal sound" toggle function have changed somehow on my Nexus 5 to merely an "off" function when I hold down the power button. I'd like the old options back, but I can't find ...
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Where is reboot and shutdown power menu functionality in Hyperdrive custom ROM?

I just upgraded to Hyperdrive custom ROM RLS12 and now the long press power button is reassigned to control mute/vibrate/sound. Where do I locate the normal power menu functionality that used to be ...
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How do I automatically turn off my android tablet when battery is low

I'm having problems with a android tablet that freezes when the battery runs low. Is there an option in android or an app that could turn off the tablet when the battery is below a certain % of power ...
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Securing power off menu options when phone screen is locked or customizing power-off menu options?

I am using Google Nexus 5 with stock 4.4 KitKat. When the phone is in locked state (locked with a standard PIN code, password or pattern) and we long press power button, we get the power-off menu ...
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Is it possible to turn off radio without turning of wifi on Lenovo k900? [duplicate]

I am currently having a look at the power consumption of a lenovo k900 phone and on the hardware side it seems Radio and Screen is using most of the power. I am planning to use wifi but not the radio....
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Disable power-off menu when screen is locked

I own a Samsung Spica GT-i5700, how can I disable the power-off menu when the phone is locked. I am running CM7.
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Restart in safe mode on Galaxy Nexus

I have an unrooted Verizon Galaxy Nexus, just recently upgraded to Jelly Bean. One of the touted features of Jelly Bean was the addition of the "Restart in safe mode" option from the power menu. (...
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HTC Dream keeps on showing power options screen

I have an HTC Dream cell phone which was working fine till last night. Today morning I woke up to find that the cell phone battery had completely discharged. So, I replaced the battery with an extra ...
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