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Enable Remote unlock from the Settings via ADB (no root)

I am trying to enable the Setting "Remote unlock" from Samsung (in Settings -> Biometrics and security -> Find My Mobile -> Remote unlock) by using the adb. I could enable other ...
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How should we unlock 90fps in PUBG Mobile or Battle Ground Mobile India?

My device Realme GT Master Edition’s screen refresh rate 120hz, but when I play BGMI or PUBG, I get only 60fps. Is there any method or config file that can safely unlock 90fps in my device?
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Toggel system function (smartWifi) from ADB

who can help me to make an adjustment in ADB to change menu settings wifi / advanced / smartwifi from on and off. what is here for the ADB command. Thanks in advance
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(Galaxy S8) Downloaded Audio No Longer Plays On Default Media Player

So I'm a musician and I use my phone (Galaxy S8) to play WIP songs on other sources to make sure they're sounding correct. Up until yesterday, all I had to do was open up "My Files", go to &...
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How to adjust swipe sensitivity on Samsung Galaxy Devices?

I recently owned a Samsung Galaxy S21 (Ultra), before having a OnePlus 6. Everything is fine, but I really dislike how sensitive it is for swipe gestures. Scrolling to the side is interpreted as ...
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How to stop Google search bar widget from opening all sites in Chrome?

Using an s21, most recent software update 01/04/2022. My Google search bar widget opens anything I click into Chrome instead of in the app, but it didn't do that before and this is a recent change. I ...
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Galaxy S21 - remove video call shortcut when ending a call

When ending a call, there's a video call shortcut button which appears - is there a way to turn this off - see the lower right of the screenshot below which is what shows when the call is over. I ...
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VPN Connection Details?

Is there any way to see details (VPN IP Address/Protocol/Port) of a saved VPN connection which located under network settings in Android 10 and newer versions ?
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Couldn't Connect Private DNS (Own DNS)

I have created my own DNS resolver for blocking some web pages and I can't figure out how to use it on Android. If I configure the DNS of any other device to use my DNS, it works like a charm (I've ...
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Poco X3 Pro 90Hz SetEdit setting not working

Poco X3 Pro ships with 60hz or 120hz screen settings and no 90hz (for optimal battery/performance preference like some other Xiaomi phones). There are dozens of guides showing how to achieve 90hz ...
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No “Enable OEM unlock” option on Meizu M2

I’m trying to set PostmarketOS to my sister’s old phone and now I’m stuck with an interesting trouble: in developer settings there’s no option to allow OEM unlocking. USB debugging is on, tried many ...
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Android 10: unable to change AppStandbyBucket status for any apps

I have two OnePlus 7Pro devices, both running OOS 10.3.8 and both rooted. On one of these devices, I can go to Settings=>System=>Developer options=>Standby apps, and in the resulting list of ...
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How to stop Samsung S7 from wanting to update Android version?

I'm using my old Samsung S7 to test my apps (that I develop) on Android 8.0.0 (Oreo). But every time I switch on my phone the below screen (Program Update) appears and the phone wants to do an system ...
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How do I disable auto-start in Android 11? [duplicate]

How can the program auto-start be controlled in Android 11? I am using a Celero5G phone running the latest version of Android 11. I have been unable to find any help on this matter.
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unlocked phone can be used for all compatible phone service providers?

There is an Android phone ad like this: Due to USA carrier VoLTE restrictions, this phone is only certified to work on T-Mobile and T-Mobile MNVOs(Mint Mobile, Google Fi, etc.) It however is unlocked ...
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How can I configure Android so that the keyboard appears by default when clicking on the settings search box?

When I click on the search box in the settings, by default no keyboard appears: I have to click again on the search box for the keyboard to appear. Instead I would like the keyboard to appear by ...
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Mic problem when calling

When I make a phone call neither the mic nor the speaker work ..but both work on internet calls and whatsapp voice messages I have galaxy note 10 plus
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Why Messenger still works even after I disabled its network permissions? [duplicate]

Actually sometimes I want to use the internet on Android but don't want to get the notifications from the social media apps like WhatsApp, Facebook, Messenger Instagram, Telegram etc. So what I tried ...
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Why my android smartphone keeps resetting the screen timeout?

I have a Samsung Galaxy A10, I set the screen timeout to be 30 minutes so that it can turn off the screen and put the device to sleep, every time I exit the settings application or restart the device, ...
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Change keyboard's language with ADB?

I know there is a way to detect the current enabled_input_methods: settings get secure enabled_input_methods com.samsung.android.honeyboard/.service.HoneyBoardService;65538;2621440:com.samsung.android....
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is it possible to use a mobile phone internet access as a hot spot to a PC and PORT FORWARD for TELNET access to BBS running on laptop?

I have set up a BBS on my laptop and use my mobile data for all internet access. I am able to connect to other BBS's via TELNET so assume port 23 is open on mobile network, EE. I assume my phone is ...
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How can I restore the functionality of Dual SIM slots?

I am using Realme 8 that supports dual SIM. Suddenly, today in the phone info setting, I cannot find the "Phone 1" option. Generally, there are 2 options: "Phone 0" and "Phone ...
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Are there way to remove swipe up but have a number or a pattern lock on a modern Android

Is it possible to remove swipe before entering a number code or drawing a pattern on modern versions of Android (10 for instance)? There is a similar question but it's about Android 3.
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How can I completely remove multi-user in Android?

I made work profile and another user profile. And I deleted the user profile (userId=11) and create new one(userId=13). So now I had three profile, who's userId is 0, 10 and 13. But when I explore the ...
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Can neither clear cache nor data of apps

For the past week or so I have had this peculiar problem where I cannot clear the cache or the data of any app because the Settings show that no storage space is occupied by them. Is this due to a ...
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Enable Mtp services

I Have a android vr headset a standalone version. Its named the Lenovo Mirage Solo. The function of MTP file transfers of the headset does not work the developer have either removed the driver or the ...
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How to skip the "Configuring Service" screen?

I have an old LG Tribute Dynasty phone that I am using as an endoscope screen. Whenever I reboot the phone, it gets stuck on a Configuring Service screen. I can press the Emergency Call button to get ...
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How to remove multi-window view on Android manually?

I have Samsung Galaxy Note 20 on Android 10. I have tried disabling multi-window view, but it keeps coming back. The pop-up view feature just won't go. How to remove multi-window view on Android ...
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How to access the Unstable Apps menu?

Does anyone know how to access the "Unstable Apps" menu on Galaxy S7 (Android 8.0)? Or on more recent Samsung (Android) devices? I suspect it's somewhere in "Device maintenance" ...
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Cannot set languages layout for physical keyboard on Poco X3 Pro running Android 11

I'm using Poco X3 Pro on Android 11. Looks like the settings are not been saved: after return and back to this screen I see previous settings: I recorded it on the video https://youtu.be/DqTfHhv3Ot0
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"Phone calls", "Media audio", "Contact sharing" option missing in Bluetooth settings

I have a Samsung phone. "Phone calls", "Media audio", "Contact sharing" options are missing in Bluetooth settings. There's only a toggle for "Audio". Any idea ...
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adb shell settings put with default value... What is TAG parameter?

I want to set value and default value of a setting with adb shell settings. But to set default I also need to specify the TAG parameter. What is this ? put [--user <USER_ID> | current] NAMESPACE ...
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Apply system wide screen rotation

I've recently replaced a screen on my phone and it displays images slightly rotated. It's just a couple of pixels but it's really annoying. I was wondering if there was some setting or API method to ...
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Static local IP for host device [duplicate]

I use local file transfer app to send files and apps from my phone(poco m2 pro) to pc and vice-versa using the device's hotspot as local connection. When I was on miui, whenever I turned on the app or ...
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I want to lock the safe search on my phone

So when you want to lock the safe search on a device, it should come up next to the turning on and off. mine does not give me that option. it only says turn safe search on or off. I want to turn it on ...
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Wi-Fi verbose logging showing "(NETWORK_SELECTION_PERMANENTLY_DISABLED) NETWORK_SELECTION_PERMANENTLY_DISABLED_NO_INTERNET_PERMANENT=1"

There was a blackout and the internet got super slow. With "Enabled Wi-Fi Verbose Logging" enabled, on the Wi-Fi settings screen, the following text came out later: (...
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Can't grant any notification access permissions on Android Pie

Oddly, like the title says, I can't click any of the buttons on the notification access page. Does anyone know what could cause this? I see it may be possible to use ADB to grant the permission to the ...
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Where's the per contact ringtone setting in the latest version?

After a recent update to the OS, I've noticed that there doesn't seem to be a way to set or edit the individual ringtones for my contacts anymore. Does anyone know where those settings went or how you ...
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Sim card manager - Mobile Data sim card assignment not persistent

I am using Samsung A50, which is dual sim. In the Sim card manager I set my SIM 1 to be the one for Mobile Data, but every time I reboot the device, the setting gets reset back to SIM 2, and so I need ...
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Data connection works without a data plan

I am trying to control my screen time by disabling internet access. I have filtered my mac address so the wifi does not work. So I turned off WiFi and a 4G LTE symbol is shown in the notification bar. ...
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Import settings from Habit Browser

I'm trying to import settings for Habit Browser. After navigating to Settings -> Advanced -> Import Settings, I get: 0 ../ How can I change the location to the Download folder? Alternatively, ...
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How do I create a shortcut on the home screen to change the time zone?

I want to be able to just tap a shortcut icon on the home screen and it would change the time to a predetermined time zone...instead of having to go to...Settings > Date & Time > Disable &...
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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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How to make Private DNS unchangeable?

Are there any way to make android private dns settings unchangeable? I need app locker for android that password-protect private dns activity or class
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Total Launcher - Celsius to Fahrenheit

How do I get to the Total Launcher Options screen? I have tried going to Total Launcher to find the settings, but could not. I also could not find the 'options' page. Could you show me how to find ...
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How do I disable Javascript in the stable version of Firefox in Android?

Sometimes I need to disable Javascript on some webpages for various reasons. From a rather old post on Mozilla Support and some other sources, I learned that it is done through about:config. However, ...
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How to disable autorefresh on Android?

I'm using Resurrection Remix Tissot 7.0.1 (Pie) in a Mi-A1 and I'm looking for a way to disable autorefresh on my apps, someone know how to do it? The "autorefresh" is the function of ...
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How to change the compression and format settings of images taken in 8k+ 64MP on my Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G

The Camera App natively supports 64MP and I have read that my phone (Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G) may be able to go even higher. I'm taking lots of pictures in 64MP and it's great, but I've noticed an ...
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Possible to restart the Samsung Bixby button handler?

Is there a way to restart the service or handler that manages the Samsung (S10+) Bixby button (without rebooting the phone)? My button has stopped responding. I know it's a software issue and gets ...
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ANDROID apps installed on my phone without my permission- i think my flatmate is controlling my phone?

Can someone you live with install android permissions to your apps on your phone and control your phone. Strange things are happening on my phone and I can't change permissions on apps and other apps ...

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