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How to change charging animation used when device is turned off?

As the title says, way too less information online. I would also like to know some sources/websites where i can get other devices charging animation. I have 3 devices and help for any or all of them ...
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how to stop Mobile shutting down on apps using as Battery dropping from 70% to 0% in Android 6.0.1

Question:- how to stop Mobile shutting down on apps using as Battery dropping from 70% to 0% in Android 6.0.1. I have formatted my External micro sd card as internal and automatically while ...
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Finding shutdown event in Android bug reports

My Phone which runs on Android 11 has been crashing frequently. This happens randomly - while attending a call or playing a video. I have tried to report it to my manufacturer multiple times to no ...
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Simbans picassotab 9 shutting down

Okay so I have a Simbans Picassotab 9, and it does this thing where it will shut down. It's not like phones or other devices usually do, where just the screen times out and you can press the power ...
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How do I force a hard shutdown of a phone with non removable battery?

My phone is Samsung Galaxy S7 with Android 8, and any phone specific answers are welcome but I am looking for a general solution A few days ago my phone screen went crazy and started detecting touch ...
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Dropped phone into water and shut down automatically after the logo is displayed

I dropped my phone(Asus Zenfone max pro m1) into water then I took the phone out from the water and turned off and cleaned the phone surface with a dry cloth. Then kept my phone in a pouch with ...
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Why does the phone shutdown and battery drains super fast on 20% or less capacity when taking pictures?

When the phone is 20%ish or lower battery, after taking pictures the os shuts down. I have observed this behavior on 5 different brands (lg, samsung, lenovo, xiaomi, oneplus), across different ...
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How does a soft reset of a smartphone with Android really work?

Does it only trigger some kind of "shutdown -h now"? Or are there any hardware mechanisms involved? I want to know, what happens, if I shutdown the smartphone such as you can do with holding the "...
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An Pixel XL phone shutdown by itself

My Pixel XL phone rencently always turns off by itself. Most times it turned off just after starting up, a few times it worked longer and everything looks fine. when it happend, a "phone is shuting ...
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How to force shutdown a android phone? (ZS570KL specifically)

My phone fell several days ago, and the screen didn't display anything now. The model is ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL), and I didn't root, flash recovery, or turn on debugging mode on it. The ...
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What is the fastest way to shutdown unrooted Android phone?

Sometimes I need to have my phone shut down as fast as possible. In older phones I was able to remove the battery, but after some "innovations" this feature is no longer present. Is there any better ...
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Lost power because of an overheat

I have a redmi note 3 pro that has lost power after an overheat from a hot day in the car. I'd like to take part in reviving it back from the dead (if it's possible) because it was a great phone. I ...
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Compass needle deflected when near off smartphone

It puzzles me that a compass needle is deflected when I bring it near (~ 2 cm above the screen) my turned off Android smartphone, which can only mean there is still a electric current inside it. ...
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Meaning of abbreviations (DP, KP, NP, RP) concerning POWER OFF RESET REASON in logcat / bugreport

I have a Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 phone, and it is subject to frequent unexpected reboots/shutdowns. To try and pinpoint their cause, I extracted bugreports using adb bugreport. In the main bugreport ...
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Shutdown/Reboot Process Hangs Device

Is there any reason a programmatic or command-line shutdown (or reboot) process in Android 7.1 might randomly result in a hard freeze-up, requiring a long (~8 second) press of the power button to ...
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Apps stay in background even after turning the phone off

I generally see this in all the Android phones I ever had. I have certain apps in the background and then turn off the phone. If I turn it on again the next day these apps seem to still be in the ...
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Is there an advantage to powering-off the device "properly"?

There's something I've always wondered about Androids, which may or may not be causing issues for me... What is the advantage to "properly" shutting down the device, as opposed to just yanking the ...
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Is it possible to send a text as my un-rooted device is shutting down using Tasker or any other method?

I've set up a Device Shutdown event on Tasker, and I'm trying to use it to send an SMS text before the device dies due to the battery dying. I've got: Event: Device Shutdown -> Task: Phone: Send ...
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Power saver or shutdown - which conserves charge better?

If I want to leave my phone undisturbed for a few hours but want to conserve as much charge as possible, should I leave it shut down or in Android's power saver mode. Also say I want to check the ...
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Eight seconds after powering on, my phone goes dark and becomes unresponsive. What can I do?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Relay. (This is kind of like a Samsung Galaxy S III plus a slide-out physical keyboard.) It's running stock Android 4.1.2, rooted using TWRP and SuperSU. I was using Spotify ...
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Samsung Note 10.1 (2014) tablet discharges when powered off

My samsung tablet discharges when powered off and not connected to a charger. It's too fast that i would suspect some battery self-discharge. I am not totally sure about the state of the power-off ...
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Majority of apps deleted themselves (including Google Play services) on a Samsung device

My Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has developed an interesting fault. It happened one evening, after the phone shut down due to low power. Its symptoms: It has deleted (or appears to have deleted) most of ...
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Custom shutdown animation

first post here... So I'm attempting to utilize a custom shutdown animation on my LG K7 that I use for dev purposes.. Ive made backups of the original shutdownanimation.zip, and using custom ...
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Executing script on device shutdown

For custom scripts at boot, we have init.d. I want to know if there's a possibility of executing a custom script when shutting down, something similar to init.d or by using an APK?
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Why does my phone automatically power off when there is still 2% battery?

My Moto X Play on Android 6.0 would automatically power off when the battery displays 2% remaining. When I try to turn it back on, I would get a "low battery" symbol, which means my phone didn't ...
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How to automatically shut down tablet after it auto-powers on?

Currently my tablet on Android 4.0.4 (rooted) sometimes switches on by accident, which I don't want. (I'm cycling through Africa and sometimes power connections are minimal.) I need a way to shutdown ...
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How to shutdown or reboot HP Pro Slate 12 tablet without power button?

Is there any way to shutdown or reboot HP Pro Slate 12 tablet without using the power button? I'm afraid the button will wear out quickly, so I'm looking for a workaround solution. Yes, I know that ...
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Shutdown animation sound

I have an issue, when I shutdown the phone, it gives a custom sound. I want to remove it. The phone is LG G3 (Rooted). I tried to delete the sound using root explorer.
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My Nexus 6 turns itself off randomly; How can I fix this?

TL;DR: Nexus 6 shuts itself off randomly, seems to be connected to the camera, wifi, and cellular. Internet is full of placebo solutions and "me-too" posts. Logcat output below. I've been having this ...
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What to do if my samsung tab keeps on resetting itself?

My Samsung Tab keeps on resetting itself upon powering on, it goes to home screen and after a while (about 10 seconds) restarts itself. This keeps on and on until i shutdown the Tab. My Tablet has ...
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Auto shutdown after about 15 minutes

I have a HTC G1 Dream device. I noticed that it has a problem. When I unplug it from charger, about 15 minutes later it shuts down. Is there any solution for this? P.S Factory reset won't help ...
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Android Auto-Shutdown

I own a Samsung Galaxy S4 (Lollipop 5.0.1) and have recently had the problem if it automatically shutting down whilst in mid-use. I would try turning it on again only for it to quickly shut itself ...
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Shutting down 2012 Nexus 7 without touch

My 2012 Nexus 7's touchscreen isn't working. I'll probably take it for repairs next week. Is there a way to shut it down without touch. I can reboot it by keeping power button for a long time, but I ...
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Phone switches off while charging

My Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo sometimes turns off automatically while charging on original wall charger. And then no physical button works, I have to remove the battery and then have to restart it. ...
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Anonymous Battery Removal - Side effects

I am working with an embedded system with BeagleBone (White) as physical framework and Android JellyBean 4.1.2. For some reasons I have to drop the entire power in the system (like anonymous battery ...
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Why does "adb reboot" shut down my phone so much faster than usual before it reboots? Is it skipping important steps?

I own a Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G running Android 4.1.2. Also, I have adb installed on a PC. When I long-press the Power button then tap "Restart", my phone takes about ten seconds to shut down. Then ...
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Shutdown a device without power button

My Samsung tablet just fell down and now the power button doesn't work. Is there any other way to shut it down?
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HTC One M8 overheating, random reboots and unable to power it off

Last night I forgot to charge my HTC One M8 phone, and when I woke up in the morning, the battery was dead, Unsurprisingly. I plugged it in to charge for about 20 minutes (only to about 30% or so ...
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Tablet CPU gets too hot,Shut down Resets tablet

I have a thomson MID1002 tablet (maybe Chinese). Problem is Whenever I shut it down, it instead resets the tablet, thereby restarting it. The internal storage shows 0.0B, hence no app can be ...
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Android device crash logs?

I've been having issues* with my Samsung Galaxy S4 (Rooted, Echoe rom, SCH-i545, 4.4.2) lately and have been trying to figure out why. Problem is, it seems like neither alogcat nor adb can show, that ...
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How can I prevent myself from powering down my phone while "Alarmy (Sleep If U Can)" is trying to wake me up?

How can I make the phone impossible to turn off. I use an alarm clock which make a task I must complete before the ringing alarm turns off. My problem is that I can simply turn off the phone and ...
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How to shut down (and start up) Moto X without lock button?

I have a Moto X and my lock button on the side has broken. Is there any way to shut down the phone even though the button is broken? Will this allow me to start it back up too?
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how to get my android to boot up and shutdown automatically

I want my android phone to boot up (I expect from a low energy state rather than off) automatically, run my app for a while, shutdown (ie return to low energy state) and repeat at intervals, say an ...
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Android Wear smartwatch Samsung Gear Live won't turn on, while charging

I have the Android Wear smartwatch Samsung Gear Live and it wont turn on. When I'm trying to turn it on while charging (and it was charging for at least 3 hours) it will show the initial logo, then ...
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HTC One - keeps shutting down when rooting

Im rooting my phone (HTC One Alps) via Kingo Android Root. When i connect my phone to the computer and start rooting then phone shutdown itself. Is there any partition or disk problem?
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Skype showing me as online - after stopping app and even after device shutdown?

Scenario A: start Skype do some other work shut down the Android device Problem: My contacts are still seeing me as being "online". Strangely enough there seems to be no heartbeat feature ...
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Changing startup and shutdown sounds

Is there any way for me to play certain audio files when my phone starts up and before it shuts down? I have a Samsung S3.
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loosing data after automatic shutdown due to critical battery!

Recently I have been suffering from various battery issues ranging from fast battery drains to unexpected shutdowns at safe battery levels. But most striking is the fact that I lost all system data (...
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Phone gets shutdown

I have an issue with my Android phone as i cannot run more than one application at a time. If i run it gets switched off unexpectedly. Sometimes even working with 1 application will make my phone get ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 shuts off when plugged in: screen goes black then a grey empty battery appears

Samsung Galaxy S2 shuts off when plugged in. The screen goes black then a grey empty battery appears for a second then disappears. This "flashes" several times in about 4-5 second intervals. I can not ...
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