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System settings: order of bluetooth devices in list

On Android 11, I noticed the list of "Previously connected devices" does not show the latest successfully connected device. That said, when I want to manually force a Bluetooth connection to ...
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Google will randomly convert any 7 digit number into a clickable link summoning your phone app, how do you turn that off?

This is like the weirdest thing on the pixel phones. looks kinda like this Literally all 7 digit numbers will be converted into a hyperlink and summon the phone app, assuming you want to call that ...
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Can Google Assistant interact with apps while they're open?

I would like to know whether Google Assistant can interact with apps while they're open, and whether you could kindly provide me with since examples. The rationale for my question follows: I was ...
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LG G6: Remove the "Clear All" button from the recent apps menu

My LG G6 has a "Clear All" button in its recent apps menu which annoys me big time because I often hit it accidentally. Is there a way to remove it? I found a petition on Reddit, and a ...
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How to have Firefox Widget for Bookmarks?

Google Chrome has own widget for bookmarks, but Android Firefox does not. I am thinking how to proceed to do the feature request for the widget. OS: Oreo 8.0 Phone: Oneplus 3T
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How to create a link on website by long-pressing in Internet browser?

I want to create a desktop icon to a link on a website by long pressing it. However, long-pressing the link does not have the function "Add to Home Screen" (in Chrome) and Page > Add to Home Screen (...
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How to change the name of Firefox desktop shortcut icon to website?

I long press the icon but only delete action exists there of the icon. I press it but it goes to Firefox. I create another one but it does not allow me to rename the icon. OS: Oreo 8.0 Phone: ...
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How to improve visibility of Android Nougat quick setting tiles?

Android Nougat introduces Quick Setting tiles that are available from pulling down the status bar on the top of the screen. Unfortunately, on many devices, the tiles are light gray icons on a white ...
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How to have isolated FIDO access in Android 7.x?

I know the generic thread How do I use my Google account when I have a FIDO U2F Key attached? I would like to limit the access to two modes, such that creating an isolated access if you do not have ...
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How decrease font or make text readable in Android Chrome?

Output in Android Chrome where you see classroom not visible in timetable, but I see it with my PC. Portrait and landscape views have the same problem. Fig. 1 Landscape view Phone: Oneplus 2. OS: ...
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Why Inbox app disturbs while notifications disabled?

I get a notification each time when receiving an email although I disabled all notifications of Inbox. This fact is disturbing because Gmail app gives a notification too about the same event at the ...
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Why failing to get notifications of Stackexchange app in Notification Bar of Andoid 6.0? [closed]

I receive no notifications of Stackexchange -app in Android 6.0 and/or CyanogenMod 13 in Notification Bar. Confirmed that the bug is existing also in Android 6.0 [MarkCh]. Characteristics not phone ...
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Entering very long Google password during setup

If I have a new phone how can I enter my Google password in a secure manner during setup without having to type it (it is VERY long at over 30 random alphanumeric characters and a pain to type). ...
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How to Fix the Failing Notification-Bar in CM13?

The notification-bar fails in my new official CM13 installation I have not removed CyonogenSetupWizard, which can cause such an event. The device show no notifications at all. I need to find in ...
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To Connect Audio Generator to Phone Call?

I know that you cannot play music to your phone call without hacking the code as discussed here but I would like to connect an audio generator to a phone call. This approach should be simpler because ...
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How to prevent brightness when battery reaches high?

I leave my phone (Samsung Galaxy 4 GT-I9506, Android 5.0.1 lollipop) charging on my table when going to sleep. It reaches full after some hours often. It is so annoying when the display becomes bright ...