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Questions tagged [settings]

Questions related to Android Mobile Settings and Configuration.

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Does the auto factory reset reset the counting of 15 wrong attempts?

I just set up a PIN to my device when I saw the option of enabling auto factory reset after 15 wrong attempts to unlock my phone and I now wonder: for how long are these 15 attempts valid? One hour? ...
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can i get into advance setting in my huawei nova2i

Please help me . i stuck on emui logo and cant do nothing . It says software install failed , how to get to advanced settings without volume key ? cause mine broke ... HELP ME
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m8s box will not allow apps to launch

m8s box shows as connected to Ethernet but kodi or shobox show as no connection. Am I missing something? Did a factory reset because apps weren’t running properly.m8s box reset
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Android drops wifi connection only when playing online game

I have a Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and everything works fine. The wifi is okay when I stream on Netflix, watch youtube, do video calls, and any other internet related activities. But as soon as I ...
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How to configure a fixed IP on Android IOT device installed on Raspberry Pi 3?

I need help to configure a static IP on my prototype. I use Android IOT on Raspberry Pi 3. Note: The solution with a configuration on my DHCP server is non feasible.original ask on stackoverflow
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Automatically enable/disable “Always-on VPN”

Is there any way I can automatically enable/disable Always-on VPN when I turn Wi-Fi on/off without rooting my phone on Android 9? I've looked at a number of apps which all are able to toggle Wi-Fi, ...
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My phone won't send icmp/ping unless wifi connected. can this be fixed?

I have local terminal access and ping command works when wifi connected, but not when connected via cellular svc. I get same results using ping within other apps. Can this be "fixed?" Phone is ...
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Disable ringtone fade-in

My Moto Z2 Play includes a "feature" where call rings and alarm sounds start out nearly silent and increase to full volume over about five seconds. I have been unable to find any setting to change ...
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where app's settings are stored?

Where are stored the settings of the apps in Android (6)? I'd like to modify something in Librera app: Disable the bookmark box Hiding words in top left corner
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Pixel 3 XL docked on Google Pixel stand shows ambient display and not screensaver

When docked on the Pixel stand the screen turns on automatically. When I turn it off by pressing the power button, Ambient display always comes up and stays on all night. Screensaver never turns on. ...
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How to enable picture in picture mode in Samsung Galaxy mobiles?

I have enabled the picture in picture mode option in Youtube App settings though unable to utilize the Pic in pic option. Am I missing anything to enable?
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Automatically power on Android when the charger is connected. Help! I will lose my tablet forever

The power button on my Samsung galaxy 2 has stopped functioning and now I am afraid of letting it die, as I would not be able to turn it on again. So I was wondering if I could maybe force it to power ...
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Chromecast: Setup from an old device

I wonder if it is possible setting up the Chromecast™ 2018 from a rooted device mounting an Android version (JB 4.2.1) not supported by the most recent version of the Google Home app.
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Is there a way to set the maximum total cache size?

The cache on my device (Samsung Galaxy S5, unrooted!) grows very quickly. Is there a way to just set the maximum allowed system-wide cache size? My device always restarts (and takes a while ...
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Huawei P20 Pro Random Four Beeps

So this morning my Huawei P20 Pro, for reasons I don't understand (I didn't make any changes or turn any notifications on/off), started randomly making 4 beeps every time I lock or unlock the phone, ...
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My phone stopped detecting custom notification sounds (but custom ringtone sounds still work??)

I installed some custom notifications sounds on my android a few months ago and they've worked fine for a rlly long time until when recently all my notification sounds went back to default so I try to ...
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Google Assistant News are being emailed to me in the wrong language - how to fix?

I'm traveling and my Android phone's Google Assistant is now set to understand two languages, which is fine. What's not fine: Google suddenly decided to email me all the info in the second language ...
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How to fix settings not working?

I am currently using lenovo A1000 android phone. When I try to open it's settings, it just gives a blank white screen and nothing else. Other apps are also not working such as YouTube, Google play and ...
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Is it possible for a carrier to permanently disable tethering on a phone?

I decided to try a T-Mobile after many years of being on AT&T. The T-Mobile account I tried did not allow tethering. When I was done experimenting with T-Mobile, I put my old AT&T SIM back in, ...
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Buttons not working on ZTE Overture 2

I've lost functionality of my Home, Recent Apps, Settings & Volume down buttons on ZTE Overture 2. Any clue on how to fix this?
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How is it possible to listen to FM radio while a phone is on airplane mode?

My phone was on airplane mode, i forgot to turn it off then i decided to listen to Fm radio. It worked really well. I still wonder how airplane mode works. Shouldn't it be disabled first cause i just ...
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Create lock screen shortcut to direct dial a contact number

I’ve seen several articles like this, that show how to create a lock screen shortcut on my version of Android (8.1 Oreo), but I can’t seem to figure out how to create one that replicates behaviour of ...
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how to change hotspot auto-off time using ADB command o Root?

Hi guys I'm looking for a solution on how to change the auto-off time of the hotspot with ADB command o Root, defatul is set to 5 minutes: "the hotspot will be turned off if no device will connect ...
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Is Qualcomm safe to be on phone or is it a security threat?

I have alot of stuff downloaded on my phone like com.qualcomm.qti.simsettings all starting with Qualcomm. Should these be on my phone ?? What little I did read it said security threat. Should I delete ...
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Open DJVU files on Android (set default app)

I have an android phone. I have two apps on the phone, both are able to open djvu files (FBReader & EBookDroid). But when I'm trying to open a djvu file in "my file", the android system says that ...
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Is it possible to make developer options inaccessible via tapping build number 7 times?

I want the developer options can only be accessed through a shell, please explain how to do it
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Batch control of notification channels

So I have a decent amount of apps >100 on my Samsung A8 and would like to reset all of their notification channels to urgent/popup with sound. I didn't understand when I set all of the setting ...
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Sticky Wi-Fi issues but “Aggressive Wi-Fi to Cellular handover” turns itself off?

My phone suffers from what is apparently called "sticky" wi-fi. In other words when I am of some proximity outside of my house the phone sees my access point and believes it's connected but it doesn't ...
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How to hide developer option from setting except with clear data or factory reset on android 8.1.0?

I'm using clear data but the developer options is still there, the phone is vivo y81
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Not receiving notifications on dual WhatsApp on Samsung Note8

I have two instances of WhatsApp on my Note8. When I receive a message on my primary WhatsApp, I get notifications instantly as normal. However, on my dual WhatsApp, I don't get notifications unless I ...
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Music starts playing when volume button pressed

I am using "Music" that comes with LineageOS 15.1, the app's full name shows up as org.lineageos.eleven. Occasionally, my phone starts playing music from my mp3s that I have stored on the phone. I ...
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Changing app permissions

I am using Bluestacks to play a game.But every time i try to play game "Mini Motor Racing" it shows; I also went to settings >Apps >Mini Motor Racing > but there is no selection of permissions so i ...
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Android 8.0.0 settings remove suggestion

I am using Nokia 3 with Android 8.0.0. Whenever I open settings option, suggestion option display first, so every time I have to swipe and remove it. Is there any settings, that removes suggestion in ...
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How to move navigation bar to the right in landscape mode?

I just got a Pixel 2, running Android 9. I've noticed that when I turn my phone landscape, the soft keys always go to the "bottom" of the phone, which is sometimes on the left of the screen. I'm used ...
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How to change clocks position in Android 6.0

I have a quite simple problem: my screen is partially broken so I don't see clocks in it's default position, it looks like 13.XX and I don't see XX because screen is just black there. So I want to ...
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How to receive and configure internet settings from network provider in Nokia 3.1 Plus?

I bought a new phone Nokia 3.1 plus. I contacted my service provider for internet settings, which they say repeatedly that they had sent, but only a message came to make a new APN account which I did. ...
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Outbound Caller ID changes

Is it possible to block or change the Outbound Caller ID information on a Google Pixel XL? I don't have additional settings within my call settings per instructions found on the internet.
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I'm not able to access the VPN Settings in Android 8.1 EMUI 8.2.0

I'm using the NordVPN App for Android. The app version is 3.8.3. My Smartphone is a Honor 8X with Android 8.1.0 and EMUI 8.2.0. In their "Automatic Kill Switch" article on https://nordvpn.com/...
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Clearing default opening app

Whenever i open .pdf file from file explorer it automatically opens with wps office but when wps office is unstalled it ask to choose app to open the pdf..How to make file explorer ask to choose ...
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Should i be worried of these permissions from an app?

I was going to download an app ( not giving its proper name because there are many other apps who wants same permissions) but when i was looking for what 'app permissions' it needed. I saw ...
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Cannot clear app data

Specs Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo App based on this Google sample that works fine on other Galaxy S8 phones Question On trying to start from scratch on my app installed by APK file, I am ...
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Android 8.1 Keyboard on Galaxy Tab A doesn't display word choices

My old Samsung Galaxy Tab running Android 4.2 would always show 3 word suggestions above the keyboard as I was typing. I thought it was very helpful. But my new tablet(Galaxy Tab A 8") running 8.1 ...
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How to store many WIFI usernames and passwords on Android TV?

I need to change each time the WIFI settings because me and my brother have only internet on phones so we need to tether internet. So I need to setup my internet in TV after my brother's use. This is ...
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How to install apps with adb shell and how to backup device settings and restore to an identical device?

I am searching for days and I am really confused on what should I do and I decided to look for help here. I have a rooted by default Android device (box) and I have changed some of the device ...
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What do “Installed”, “Running”, and “All” apps mean in Android Settings?

I have an Android device running on Android 4.4.4. In the Settings, I have no idea what "Installed", "Running", and "All" apps are. What do those mean?
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Does Android provide auto-switching of network mode when mobile data is toggled?

Whenever I want to turn on the mobile data, I have to go to "Preferred network type" menu and Switch to 3G/4G/Prefer LTE manually which requires many steps. So does Android OS provide auto switching ...
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How can I turn off any kind of fanciness/animations on Samsung A7, with Android 8.0.0?

I am a more or less a nostalgic type of user and what I really would like is to turn of any kind fanciness as much as possible on an/any kind of mobile phone what I have so far. But the problem is: ...
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Disable or change audio ducking (lowering)?

The audio ducking feature seems to let apps decide to lower its volume or pause playback while a notification from another app is playing. Even though this feature is turned on by default, I am ...
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How can my employer change my Andriod security settings?

I got the following email from my employer: Passwords required on all mobile devices In order to protect College data stored on portable devices, from Tuesday 20 November ICT will enable a ...
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Micro SD Card causing Problem in Tablet

Device: Pipo N7 MT8163 Android 7.0 I am using a Micro SD Card (128GB) in my tablet. As far as I know the device is supposed to be able to handle this card. The tablet recognizes it without a problem. ...