Questions tagged [settings]

Questions related to Android Mobile Settings and Configuration.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Is it possible to search for an open tab in Chrome?

Is there a way to search for a currently open tab in Chrome (or Chrome Canary)? And then to be taken to that tab's focus rather than merely load its URL in the current tab you're on. Due to the way ...
1
vote
0answers
10 views

Is it possible to open new tabs/links next to current tab in Chrome?

In Chrome (or Chrome Canary), I'd like to be able to open new links/tabs next to the current tab I'm on. If this was on a PC, the equivalent would be tabs/links opened at the top of the tab tree/stack....
0
votes
0answers
23 views

what is used com.coloros.safecenter?

I am using oppo f11 pro mobile phone ...when I open my google account then I am going to manage my activities I saw that.."used com.coloros.safecenter" ..what is that??
0
votes
0answers
12 views

chrome searchbar setting changed arbitrarily

I have a samsung a5 2017(android 8.0) phone and since this very morning(5 hours ago), settings in my search bar changed alone.. Now I have a sort of icon at the suggested url's left. This is unwanted ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

The pop up is preventing me from accesing my settings [closed]

Try as i might the pop up is preventing my access to any programme and most important my settings where i can do the force stop,cache, update etc. I tried hard booting of the device put it does not ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

Factory reset a Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 - can't start settings to enable USB debugging

A recent update to the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 seems to have broken something fundamental. System apps will load but the screen will stay blank. e.g. Settings loads up and shows the header with '...
-1
votes
0answers
14 views

Can't broadcast says I'm not in landscape when I am screen is locked in landscape [closed]

Need help broadcasting site says I'm not in landscape when I'm locked in landscape won't let me broadcast I'm on a tablet I cleaned everything was working fine 12 hours ago
0
votes
0answers
13 views

What config file specifies which services load on startup? [duplicate]

I'm using ADB and have full access to the filesystem. I run ps and see a process running called com.Something.Service. I can kill the process but it restarts most of the time. It's not a visible app,...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

How to find Google Assistant in Settings=>Apps in order to clear its storage/cache?

Since How to stop Google Assistant from freezing Xiaomi Mi Box S 4K's remote control? received no replies, I'd like to ask a more general question - how to clear Google Assistant's settings? Or ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

How can I get the SD card notification popup to reappear again in my Samsung phone?

I'm currently using my Samsung J7 phone. It has the latest Android version. I've checked on my settings and it tells me that it has installed Android 9. Up until yesterday I got this message in the ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

How do I Restore Android Email Settings on Galaxy S4 from TWRP backup?

Phone completely crashed due to corrupted drive but managed to install TWRP to do a backup Unfortunately cannot restore full twrp due to corrupted bit so did a reset Just want to restore my email ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Unable to check data usage using custom dates

I am on a Samsung Galaxy a50, android 9.0 . I can not check my wifi data usage normally. On my 4.0 old tablet I could specify a date and it would show me the usage for that certain range. I want to ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

un-specified apps have unrestricted data usage when data saver is on…data usage is 3gb /day and every switch is off

my data usage is sky rocketing and and i cannot find the apps that are responsible. the permissions show 2 apps with unrestricted data usage when data saver it off. and when data saver is on there are ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

Is there a setting to blank the screen when the on/off switch is pressed for lockscreen?

I"m running Android 10, and I've not had this problem/issue with the lock screen on any previous iterations of the OS. The problem In the past, When the on/off switch is pressed, this enables ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

Pixel 3A Android 10 Assistant auto comes on and stops gesture, unable to reset connected devices [duplicate]

I have a brand new Pixel 3A with the recently updated Android 10 update. Google Assistant has been activated while in my laptop bag. I'm assuming this is because of the incessant urgings that Google ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

Is there a difference between disabling app notifications in-app vs. Android OS?

Is there any effective difference between disabling an app's notifications in the app itself vs. via Android's per-app notifications panel? I've defaulted to first trying to disable any notifications ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Define storage caps per app basis

Is there any way to define how much storage space an app can use? I'm tired of uninstalling apps, deleting apps data and deleting files to see the newly freed space begin swallowed in just some ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

I'm having trouble setting the screen lock on Android 7(Galaxy S6)

For installing Burp Suite certificate, I will be asked to set up a lock screen to install the certificate. However, when I try to set up your lock screen, I'll see that the Settings app has stopped. ...
-1
votes
1answer
42 views

On my Xiaomi, does the checkmark at “restrict data usage” mean “only allow” or “do not allow”

On my Xiaomi, does the checkmark at "restrict data usage" mean "only allow" or "do not allow"? Each of the two SIM and WLAN has the possibility of a checkmark, but what sense should I view the choice?
0
votes
0answers
156 views

How to reset MTK engineering mode to the default settings?

2020.1.11 Renewal Maybe the field of MTK engineering mode is the most mysterious field of the smartphone. It’s like a top-secret. No matter the questions post on anywhere, no one can answer it. Below ...
1
vote
1answer
83 views

Why do restricted apps still use data?

I am on Android 10 and just ditched netguard firewall to rely on the systems build in restriction options. But despite my below setting e.g. the Amazon app is still obviously online. screenshot of ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

Need help with removing guest account on 2016 galaxy tab a. I can not understand the directions everyone is giving

I have found several posts about this, but the needed files are dead links, and I can not find the apps that are mentioned with the exact same names. I can not ruin this tablet. I need it for my ...
0
votes
0answers
116 views

why there is no affect of Setting Default location to external sdCard through pm set-install-location command?

I have android lolipop 5.1.1 and have 8 gb internal memory there is no option to make external to internal storage i tried to move apps but still my internal memory gets fulled up on installing ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

How do I hide gmail labels on the Gmail application on a android phone?

I have hidden labels on gmail on desktop it does not hide them in my gmail app on my android how to do this? Thank you.
1
vote
0answers
40 views

How to reset the USB Mode selection after accidentally selecting 'Always' instead of 'Just Once'?

I have an LG-H700. When I plug it in to a computer it typically would should a pop-up asking which type of USB connection mode I want to use. This pop-up would have two buttons "Always" and "Just Once"...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

HDR option grayed out on Samsung A50 camera

I can not turn on HDR. It is grayed out. I tried all modes front and rear camera and it is always Grayed out and I cant turn It on. I am using a Samsung Galaxy A50 that I recently bought and Samsung ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Permanently Enable Wi-Fi On a Smartwatch

I bought a children android smartwatch, MyKi Junior, running Android 4.2, which is intended for the specific purposes of parenting. I found out that it has a wifi chip that is usually used for ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

My pourvoir 3 Air running apps abruptly close or restart when reopened after minimizing but some times starts exactly where I left them

My application. My pourvoir 3 Air running apps abruptly close or restart when reopened after minimizing but some times starts exactly where I left them. I've tried all ways I could but couldn't get ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Can you show advanced settings in android by default?

In almost all settings sub-menus in newer android versions, there is a item in the list called "Advanced" closest to the bottom, that shows additional settings when pressed. This is apparently a ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

How can I disable the confirmation pop-up when uninstalling an app?

I have multiple apps that I want to uninstall but it becomes really tedious having to sit and watch as each individual one uninstalls and confirm deletion one at a time. I have a Samsung a50
0
votes
0answers
73 views

I can't remove my google acount from my galaxy s4

So i wanna remove my google account from my galaxy s4 , but there is no google icon i can tap on ..there is only add account but the thing is i have several account on my phone but it shows as i have ...
2
votes
1answer
46 views

Media volume is changed when on a phone call

I'm using Android Pie on a Samsung Galaxy S9 phone. I noticed if I set the media volume down all the way to mute it that the volume is turned up a bit only while on a call. If anyone is experiencing ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Prevent app to changing screen timeout

Some apps even disable screen timeout completely (although it's still says 30 seconds on the settings menu) How to stop that ? Not to forbid globally, as there are some apps that I DO control the ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

How to turn off incoming text message notification vibration off in Android 10?

I would like to turn off vibrations for incoming message on Google Pixel 1, default SMS app, and I can't find a way to do this. I searched several places, mostly messages app settings and general ...
1
vote
0answers
73 views

Remove “Recently opened apps” from “Apps & notifications” screen in Android 8 or later

Using Android 8.1: Tap Settings. Tap Apps & notifications. This displays a list of "Recently opened apps." I would like to prevent the phone from storing, tracking, or otherwise remembering any ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Bug in Asus Zenfone max pro m2

I've found a serious privacy bug in system app of stock android 9.0 of Asus Zenfone Max pro m2. The problem is I am confused about where to file this bug? Should I go for Report bugs: Android or ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

XML Config File to force wi-fi switch always on

I have and android running 5.1.1 for some reason it keeps shutting off the wi-fi, switch just goes to off. Can i push a config to it to force it permanently on?
0
votes
0answers
29 views

How to set the default settings for Anbox programmatically

At start-up Anbox gives me a choice whether I want to use com.android.tv.settings or com.android.settings (like it does whenever you have multiple apps installed that can do the same thing). How do I ...
2
votes
1answer
39 views

How do I change the call from my left earphone to right?

How do I change the call from my left earphone to my right one? I have trouble hearing in my left ear so I would prefer for the person whose on call for their voice to be coming from my right earphone,...
0
votes
1answer
98 views

Disable “Unkown sources” setting in Android Oreo

In previous versions of Android one could go to Personal > Security and there disable the Unknown sources setting in order to install freely APKs from unknown origins. In Androi Oreo this was changed ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

How does one make it impossible for old lady to accidentally turn off ringtone on Samsung Galaxy J7?

My very old mother constantly manages to accidentally turn of all sounds on her Samsung smartphone (and also on her secondary Artfone). I believe she does that by lowering the volume inadvertently ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

System audio being transmitted through calls

My Huawei phone has started sending any audio to both my earphones and back into the microphone input. This means that when on a call I hear the person speaking, but they hear themselves too. This ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Amazon notifications are silent

So I'm looking out for an Amazon delivery I don't want to miss, and the Amazon Shopping app puts up the message in my phone's notification area saying my package is 6 stops away, view it on a map. ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

How do I turn off suggestions to uninstall unused apps?

Google Play Store prompts me on a regular basis to uninstall unused apps. This prompt is a little bit dangerous because without much thinking, I could tap the confirmation dialogue and uninstall apps ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

Is there any way to make calls ring/vibrate only for specific contacts?

My girlfriend has an Android phone but she hates actually talking on the phone, and hates being distracted by ringing or vibrating. Her mantra is that she'll check it when she checks it. This is quite ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

My S7 phone keypad

When I get a phone call and have to enter numbers for automated service, then when I mistype a number, I am not able to back space or see a delete icon. But if I were to make a call, I have a delete ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Settings under talkback

How can I get my settings under talk back to enable, it won't let me select because it is disabled. I can not get passed this point to get passed Google verification
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Delete personal data from phone that can't sign in to Google

We have an old Galaxy that grandchildren use for play. No SIM card, but on wifi.  The Google account previously used is obsolete, so we can't sign in.  But without signing in, the "play store" won't ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Deleting apps from android phone that can't sign in

We have an old android phone that grandchildren use for play. No SIM card, but on wifi. The Google account previously used is obsolete, so we can't sign in. But without signing in, the "play store" ...
1
vote
0answers
152 views

Automatically turn work profile off on evenings and week-ends

I'd like to block myself from accessing my work apps at certain times and days (typically, evenings and weekends). Ideally, I'd like to use the system-level setting to remove access to all apps on the ...

1 2 3 4 5 21