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Questions tagged [profiles]

A user profile is a collection of personal data associated to a specific user.

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How do I send users to a profile page when they scan a QR code so they can send money to someone's account [on hold]

I have a QR scanner that reads a barcode and I want it to send my users to the account page of the person whose code they scanned. From there, I want them to be able to donate directly to the account ...
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How I can share files between Personal and Work profiles without using internet?

I have a Personal and a Work profiles in my Android 8 phone. I'm trying to find the best way to share files between the two profiles, sometimes when I am an application of my Work profile I need to ...
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Google's Device Policy and Androids multiple users

I'm wanting to use an app from my workplace and in order to do so, I have to add my workplace email to use that app. In adding the email, I am required to install Google's Device Policy app. Now my ...
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Work profile still showing up after removing AirWatch

For a while I had AirWatch installed on my Nokia 5, as mandated by my employer. I have since uninstalled AirWatch, but now when I search on the Settings page, I still see a bunch of duplicate/ghost ...
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Secure device while giving for service

I want to give my mobile device for servicing. The service personnel asked me for the pin code. I have lot of personal data in my device I don't want to leave it open for them. Is there a way I can ...
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Is it posible for an android user to set up a work and personal profile and isolate whatsapp to personal profile

With the new GDPR regulations in Europe I see people freaking out and deleting whatsapp from their phone. I don't wish to get into the legal details of if this is legally necessary or not. However ...
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Issue with work profile deletion. Remove profile left work profile half deleted

Having an issue with work profile, created through Mobile Iron Go. After de-registering the device, tried removing work profile. On selecting "Delete" on prompt, the profile got deleted from Accounts. ...
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Firefox Quantum for Android - backup profile without root?

On Firefox Quantum for Android (on a non-rooted phone), how do I back up my profile to another place? This would be easy if my phone was rooted (just go access the folder directly and copy it ...
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Can viruses in (Primary or Secondary) user profiles on Android affect other users?

This says: "Any user can affect the installed apps for all users." What does this mean? I was concerned as to whether malware or any account from one user could affect anything from the other user. ...
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How do I set profile picture in messages in Huawei Mate 10 Pro?

I set my profile pic in contact list and the phone sees it when I click on avatar but still displays standard avatar, not my pic. See the screenshots below.. How can I see my picture in messages?
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Hide call logs across user profiles

I've created two user profiles on my android phone. One Main and the other one(let's call it Child) is a separate user(NOT the default Guest). But whenever I switch between users, the call logs can be ...
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tracking WhatsApp visitors visit on your profile

In my humble opinion, it is not possible with the current WhatsApp infrastructure to track down visitors who have been specifically seeing your WhatsApp profile (example looking at a picture, watching ...
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Missing profile pic after repair - Android 7.0

Anyone know how to get rid of the blue profile pic circle and replace with my Google one on Android 7? The trick used to be to turn on contact sync on Google plus and clear contacts cache, but I can'...
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How can I see which folders are used by a particular app

I want to move an app's profile from one phone to an other, so all of the app's settings move with it. For that, I need to know, which folders are used by the app to be moved from the original phone, ...
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Where are the PRL and profile stored on the filesystem?

I'm talking about what can be updated in Settings->More->Cellular networks->Carrier settings. Where are they stored? On what partition and where, if anywhere, on the filesystem?
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Does the user profile picture get synced anywhere?

In Android Marshmallow, does the user profile picture get synced anywhere? If yes, where can I find it, somewhere in G+ maybe? By profile picture I mean this (image copied from http://forum.xda-...
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Google Messenger: Incorrect profile letter

I recently moved from Hangouts to Messenger as my default SMS app. The profile letter icon against the messages I send is showing to be incorrect (letter 'S' instead of 'R' which shows up on other ...
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Google Play Games profile fails to change my game profile to public

I've been experiencing a problem with the 'Play Games' app from Google on my tablet. When I go to my profile, I see a message showing me Your Game Profile is hidden Touch to change this setting ...
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How do I make my profile icon use the same image on my google profile?

I'm currently using Nexus 6P with Marshmallow. I have not added other profiles on my device. Why does my profile icon not share the same image used on my Google account? I recalled this working on an ...
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Parental lock: use parental lock app on my profile, or use restricted profile, or use full account with parental lock app?

I want to use a single tablet for myself and the kids: 1 adult, a 6-year-old, and a 3-year-old. But whichever path I choose, I seem to run into problems. This is the only really related topic I found ...
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Setting android-for-work profile on Samsung Galaxy Tab

I have being trying to set a android-for-work profile on my Samsung Galaxy Note Pro but the only thing that I managed to do is to define a new normal google profile. I have successfully set my android-...
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Does a non-owner user profile have rights to wipe an Android phone?

My work is pushing the use of Sophos Mobile Control (SMC) for MDM purposes so we can sync our email to our personal devices. I have a Nexus 5 with Android 6.0 (stock) and my intention is to create a ...
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Can personal profiles be removed on work devices?

We're looking at rolling out 100+ android devices and would like to lock them down to managed profiles. This is mainly to prevent excessive data usage (youtube and the like) - Android for work allows ...
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Override Google+ profile picture for my contacts

I have a contact with a Google+ account. Whenever I search her for Hangouts or call, I get the picture from her Google+ account. It does not matter if I go to google.com/contacts and I set up a new ...
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Recover user profile image

Android 5 has options to have users, so multiple people can use the device. I had my Motorola G 2 set up to use multiple users, but it now only has one profile which would be nice to recover the ...
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Why would external Storage Location be unavailable in Play Music and Play Movies?

I have a Galaxy Tab S running Android 5.0.2. I also have a 32GB SD card installed. Supposedly I should be able to set Play Music and Play Movies to download to the external card, but those options are ...
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Do applications run in user profiles that are not active / run in background profiles?

I configured 3 user profiles with each their own google account on my device (Nexus 5 with Android 5.1). When I switch the user profiles, do the applications keep running in the user profiles that ...
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Cyanogenmod Profile Issues

Every time I reboot my phone new profiles are created and existing ones lose all settings. For example restart my phone 3 times I will have 3 profiles of each default one all with no settings. Anyone ...
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Tasker profile always get loop

im new to tasker and want to set a profile. I made a profile when 8pm to 10pm + open android central app, will run task to launch filter app. In the filter app run shell to hit on button and hit "back"...
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Can I switch owner and secondary status for two profiles?

I have a tablet with an owner and secondary profile. Can I switch them so that the owner becomes a secondary, and the secondary becomes the owner? Suggested tag: secondary-profile
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If the owner installs an app can a secondary profile use it?

It appears that in Lollipop secondary user profiles can no longer install APKs from unknown sources. So, if I install an APK from the owner profile, can I give a secondary profile access to that app? ...
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What is the name for a non-owner user profile?

I have an Android tablet with two user profiles. One is designated the "owner". How do I refer to the other profile (for example, when posting questions here or logging tickets for an app)? I'm ...
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Profile change does not affect ring mode “normal”

Yesterday I flashed the newest cm11 version on my s3 lte (i9305) together with the pico gapps. It was the same version I had on my phone before, I just wanted to clean everything up. After setting up ...
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Tasker does not recognise incoming calls

I have a Galaxy S4 I9505 on KitKat. I use Tasker for various things. I am trying to set up a "caller announce" when I am in the car. So I want to create a profile which when a call comes in announces ...
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How to turn off “applying profile” and “profile applied” notifications in Tasker

Whenever a new profile is applied there is a small gray round popup at the bottom of the screen that reads "Applying profile: {profile name}" and then "profile applied" I want to stop these ...
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Android tablet, user profiles, change owner?

How can I change which user profile is the "owner" profile? Possible? Running 4.4.2.
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Profile Question on Android Tablet

My background: I'm 30, my mom is 68 and terrified of technology. I gave her her first computer 2 years ago, and she's visibly terrified to use it, so I bought her a tablet for this Christmas. ...
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How to make Android GMail app to show my picture next to my email messages?

I have a user profile picture selected for my own Google profile. This picture is visible in my GMail settings and works fine with web versions of GMail: This profile picture shows successfully next ...
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Tasker double WiFi activation with 'or' statement

I have a Tasker app on my tablet, I want to make a profile which will trigger silent mode when 2 conditions are met: Connection with WiFi Network A is lost and either network B or C is connected. I ...
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Read access to /data/data/com.android.chrome/app_chrome/profile on a Nexus 10 [duplicate]

How's this for a catch 22 - I would like to make a copy of the full folder structure starting at the path above. I have explored: Finding ways to move the app onto the internet data storage (SD card ...
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Cyanogenmod - What is “Notification mode”?

I think I'm misunderstanding the profiles options in Cyanogenmod regarding notifications. Here's what I'm trying to do: I would like all notifications to pop in the status bar, but only the phone and ...
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How do I change my photo in my message threads?

I have an LG Optimus Elite and I am running the stock ROM. In my text message threads, under "Me" where my messages are, it shows one of my contacts, rather than my Facebook or Google photo. How do I ...
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remove pic in quick setting grid

In the "quick settings" grid you get by pulling down the right-hand end of the notification bar, the top-left item is a photo. I'd like to edit or remove this photo, but when I tap it, it says "The ...
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Is there a way to automatically change notification ringer&volume, differentiating email, sms and calendar via profiles?

I'm aware of this question about different notification settings for different apps. But changing the settings manually like that is time consuming. It would be nice to integrate these settings into ...
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Tasker: Variable with value “Name of Profile/Context”

My Tasker version: 1.3.3u2m; Android: ICS 4.0.4 To every Profile or Context I can set up Name. And I wanna use this Name with Tasks. Let's take an example: I have Profile with Name "SampleProf" In ...
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How to switch user profile based on password / lockscreen pattern

Currently, I have a family use tablet running on 4.2 Jellybean Model is Ainol Novo7 Flame, a cheap Nexus7 alternative. Nexus7 is quite expensive in my country on its release so I bought this one ...
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Bluetooth Headset Profile and the Nexus 7?

I purchased the Nexus 7 3G to install as the radio in my vehicle. I stream all media from the tablet via Bluetooth to my factory head unit. However, I have two main issues to solve before this ...
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How to change facebook profile avatar and cover photo from Android app?

I cannot change my avatar and cover photo from within the Facebook app. I can do that using a browser. Any idea?
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Switching profiles based on networks availability

While there are plenty of apps to switch profiles based on various triggers (time, position, ...), Llama being an excellent one for instance -- I did not manage to find any which would from time to ...
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Scripting a whole bunch of actions

I am using the stock / vanilla Android on Galaxy Nexus. What I want to do is setup an advanced "profile" kind of tool which does a series of steps one after another depending on what I ask - for ...