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Hard Reset and Factory Reset is not working anymore

When I am trying to do factory reset, my phone only restart. And I cant perform Hard reset because if I want to go to recovery mode, it will restart only. I seems like the recovery mode is destroyed. ...
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Unwanted turn off of my screen - suspecting accelerometer

I wonder if it's the accelerometer in my Android 6.0.1 device that interferes (via permissions) with some (unknown) app and turns the screen off as soon as I "drop" down the device onto a flat surface ...
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Adb shell directories under root

so I did compare 2 devices one running 5.1.1 and other 9.0 so I noticed that files under /proc are same in both... Can anyone explain why there is no difference even though OEM'S are different and ...
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Enabling the accelerometer on android phones

are the accelerometers on Android always on? or is it possible to enable/disable them? Does by chance activating/deactivating the setting "Auto-rotate screen" by chance activates/deactivate the ...
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Why I can't see list of my followers and list of people I follow on Instagram?

For some reason I can't see those lists in my Instagram profile, why? I have secondary account which is set to business and there I can see list, also I can see other people's lists of followers when ...
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Why screen-lock apps cannot unlock using fingerprint?

When I lock my phone using the POWER BUTTON, I can unlock it using fingerprint. But when I use an APP to lock my phone (like WTN or Lock Screen etc.), I can only use a PIN or Password to unlock. I ...
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How to remove quick links in Google chrome homepage

How do I remove this quick links from Google chrome Android app. Please help.
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Termux on fire hd 10"

I am trying to install termux on Amazon fire hd 10. Apk is downloaded and installed but when I start the app its stuck on installing for a long time and doesn't go forward. Any help is appreciated. I ...
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Accessing Exchange GAL on Android

On iPhone, in contacts, you can tap Groups, Global Address List, and then search the GAL for a contact. I cannot find a way a way to do this on Android. Is there a way of searching the GAL of a ...
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Any app play VBR MP3 files?

Does any Android app play Variable Bit Rate MP3 files, while not demanding Internet access and access to my Contacts? I used soundconverter on my Xubuntu PC to convert MP4 files to MP3 and they play ...
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Smiley face doesn't work

All of my Emojis work, except one. This one ☺️. In the emoji archive it's listed simply as "smiley face". It works in every other application except Google messages (not to be confused with Facebook ...
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Run a particular app on boot

I have a phone running Android 4.0 and I wish to know if it is possible to turn this phone into a dedicated calculator? When I say dedicated I mean - once the phone is turned on, it boots directly to ...
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Android: Difference between System Service and Service of a System Application

This question was already posted in here. Because nobody could answer it i repost it in this forum. I build my own Android and have to create a service. See the question in the title. What i know so ...
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MIUI newest version displays annoying message popups

Whenever someone writes me a message on hangouts or messenger, I get this popup: Screenshot (click to enlarge) How can I disable this? It's very annoying when I'm watching a movie
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Proxy set in mobile network APN does not work when used as hotspot

I am setting the proxy in APN settings of my mobile network in below shown screenshot It works well. I verified via whatismyip. However, when I enable the hotspot on the device and use this hotspot ...
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Creepy caller blocked, but still gets through to my voicemail

I gave my phone number to someone who turns out to be unstable individual...crazy dude. I blocked him from my android phone, blocked from calls and messaging. Somehow he managed to call me, doesn't ...
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Samsung J3 Pro screen unable to swipe after replacing screen

I have a J3 pro my phone broke a moth ago after repairing it the touch is working fine but the screen can swipe for some reason I tried the debug menu I found that when I swipe and remove my finger ...
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I Have an LG P769. I am trying to root it and it is not working

Forewarning: I am not exactly an expert on this type of thing. I have tried several things, but the problem seems to be that I cannot get into the bootloader via "adb reboot bootloader" or by ...
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Can access Fastboot, but it isn't working. Software issue?

First of all, thanks for taking the time to read this. I know it's a long post, I'm just trying to be as detailed as possible. I've a Moto G XT-1032 that stopped working a couple days ago. It has ...
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How to remove this annoying mobile data pop up?

Whenever I toggle off mobile data, this pops up. Does anyone know how to remove it? It occurs every time I toggle it off.
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Cant move apps to my sd card. Please help me with this as i have 29 gb available and i cannot shift

I have a tablet with less space. I have an sd card with 29 gb available but I can't move all apps to sd. I downloaded phone2sd but it said no movable objects. If root is the only way please tell me ...
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Exporting contacts via adb

I have a phone whose screen broke, but I'd like to export its contacts to .vcf so I can import them to another phone. I usually do this with the built-in import/export function in the Contacts app ...
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Just rooted and can't enable premium messaging

When I attempt to enable it, it's stuck like in the picture. I then receive the message: Free Msg: Unable to send message - Message Blocking is active. I've tried other messaging applications, but I ...
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link headphone volume to master volume

I have already asked this question on stack overflow without much luck so far, but i figured it might fair better here. I have an android TV (Philips 49PUS6401) I want to connect a surround sound ...
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Dig deep inside root directories

I have a little idea about the /odm but no idea of vendor dir... Can someone please explain in the best way possible.. I looked up on Google and it didn't help. what I'm really confused is with ...
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How to recover Hard Bricked Nexus 7

I have hard bricked my Nexus 7 tablet by fault while flashing. Now it's not turning on in any mode. Is there any chance to recover it?
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Confusing comments in MTK Droid Tools

Every version on MTK Droid Tools on https://mtkdroidtools.com has a file "files_for_delete.txt" with comments in Russian. What's the meaning of that - should't it be in English to let everyone read ...
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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 unlock bootloader process stuck at sending file

Begin fastboot flashall ------------------------ Erase Data: Yes Support All device current-slot is current-slot buildtype is user target reported max download size of 536870912 bytes sending '...
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How to block a Whatsapp contact without them knowing

How can I not receive messages from a singular WhatsApp contact? I mean, when I open the app, I don't want to see whether he has sent me messages, even if he was silenced. So, how can I block a ...
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Install many font on Android device

I want to read and write Thai and Tibetan languages and also see real symbols for many other fonts instead of squares. As you can see, replacing system fonts is not a good method, because in this ...
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Why can't I see a folder in “/storage/emulated/0” on PC through MTP? [duplicate]

I use a banking app in my Android 8.1.0. All receipts are saved in /storage/emulated/0/APPNAME. I can see the APPNAME folder and the receipts on Android if I use an explorer app like Google Files. ...
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How to get blogspost post Label by api in android studio? [on hold]

I have 5 classes in ondroid studio which working fine but when i try change TO GET POST BY LABELS by using this example https://stackoverflow.com/questions/54248434/how-to-get-blog-posts-by-label-in-...
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How to root Micromax Canvas HD A116 device running Android 4.2.1?

I have never rooted a phone before & did some primary search on xda forums for Micromax Canvas HD A116. I found a link to root the phone but the steps listed on it are a little incomprehensible ...
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Installing downloaded APK after accidentally denying [duplicate]

I was trying to install a downloaded APK onto my Pixel 3. During the initial install attempt I was presented with a screen that looked approximately like this one (without the added emphasis on the ...
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Dual Gear VR Controllers with Unity

Is it possible to detect two of the Gear VR controllers at once, with programming in Unity? Has anyone heard of any way to do this, or does Oculus limits it to inspire you to get a Rift? It would open ...
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How Android's permissions mapping with UIDs/GIDs works?

Reading the book: Android Security Internals I'm reading at Chapter 2 - Permission Management paragraph that permissions are assigned to application at install time by the package manager with a ...
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stuck at “updating partition details” while installing magisk

so I have a moto 4 plus running android 7 that I am having trouble with running twrp. I am following a guide to root it by unlocking the bootloader, flashing twrp (temporarily) and then flash Magisk-...
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Lost File on Samsung Phone

So I have a 125gb SD card in my Samsung J7(2016), and since I have enormous amount of space to put such files (no flex), I tried copying lots of files in my SD card including movies, lots of songs, ...
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“Unfortunately, Google Play Store has stopped” Error Keeps Popping Up

I have a Galaxy S4 and have only had it since October 20, 2015, and I was on my phone when it suddenly restarted itself without asking me. When it came back on the error message that is my title ...
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Backing up Knox secure folder while in safe mode on a Note9

Long story short, my phone can only operate in safe mode unless I wipe it right now. I've backed up everything except for what used to be in my secure folder. I logged into it now that I am in safe ...
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External Hard Drive to Smartphone without additional power supply

I) Goal Use external hard drive without power supply - no hub either - to backup smartphone directly. II) Configuration Huawei Mate 20 Pro, this - I own this. USB C male to USB A (3.0) Adapter (i.e....
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How to Get Back the External SD Card Notification

I used to have a notification whenever the external SD card was in the tablet. Recently that notification has disappeared. How can I get this notification back. I like this notification since I am ...
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Restore Google Authenticator accounts from ADB backup

About a month ago I accidently dropped my Nexus 4. Altough it dropped from only about half a meter- the screen broke and the multitouch stopped working too. I was lucky (and smart :P) enough to take a ...
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root ubislate 7CI with android 4.1.1

I have one table UBISLATE 7CI (DATAWIND IC: 12016A-7CI) and I need a step by step method or program to root the device. I was trying with some suggestion but I can't find a right method. Anybody know ...
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“Install overnight” option does not apply update over night

When an update to the android is available, there are three options what to do with it: Install now Install overnight Later When I select "Install overnight", the notification bar says: "Update will ...
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“Always allow WiFi roam scans ” - is it of any help to end user?

Screenshot ( at bottom ) shows the option in Developer Options. It reads Is it of any use for end users to activate it? Description leads me to guess it might be useful when you are on the edge of ...
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How to force mobile Chrome to open URLs instead of searching

I use Chrome for Android. When I type for example http://192.168.1.1:8000/ in the address bar, it opens Google with that address as a search query. I need to open the page and am unable to do so. I ...
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insufficient space while updating WhatsApp and other apps

Whatsapp has forced everyone to update their apps before June 8th. Everytime, I tried to update it I got the 'insufficient storage space' error and now, on June 8th, I can't access my Whatsapp. As of ...
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Samsung note 8 n5110, adb sideload <filename>

I have a soft-or-hard bricked Samsung Note 8, n5110 and now would like to rebuild it to a somewhat workable state. The device has a flaky power-charging system and may not be worth repairing. I use ...

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