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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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What are said & unsaid rules to feature app as editor's choice on Google playstore [on hold]

What are said & unsaid rules to feature app as editor's choice on playstore
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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to install custom ROM, missing options in recovery menu

In recovery, perform a full factory reset, wipe cache, dalvik cache and wipe data/factory reset. (source: https://www.naldotech.com/how-to-install-custom-roms-on-nexus-6p-with-custom-recovery/) But ...
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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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Unable to modify /system/etc/permissions/platform.xml

I have a rooted Galaxy S5 SM-G900V, lineage_klte, ARMv7 Processor rev 1 (v71), Kernel: 3.4.113-lineageos #1 SMP, Oreo 8.1 I need to modify the platform.xml file to allow system to write data to my ...
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Should I be cautious about Huawei-modifications for popular apps?

What's the difference between Booking app on Huawei app store and the version on Google play store. Why Huawei always wants to update Google Play version to their Huawei app store version. As soon as ...
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Spyware detection [on hold]

what are the different tools or methods available to check whether spyware is installed in an unrooted phone ? Will installing android security apps like mcafee,malware bytes or Sophos guarantee that ...
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Why would a Galaxy S7 start blocking all incoming calls?

Last week, a family member's Samsung Galaxy S7 on Sprint started blocking all incoming calls for no apparent reason. The call log shows the block symbol next to the caller. The numbers being blocked ...
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What is the meaning of an “eye” system icon on Samsung devices?

This is a Samsung device showing an "eye" system icon on the notification bar. What does it mean?
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Android Pie: is it possible for an app to take screenshot of other apps [duplicate]

In Android Pie is it possible for an app to take the screenshot from background ? If the app is running in background, can it take screenshot of acitvities happening in other apps in the phone ?
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Calling app that doesn't require sim card and can split ring tone and voice audio on two different outputs [migrated]

I have a specific use case for an old Android phone (Samsung GT-I8190N) running Android 4.1.2. The time of old land line phones are long gone, but I occasionally find it useful to be able to call "...
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Is Android Pie vulnerable to ADB server attack?

According to The Hacker News, many Android devices are running insecure remote ADB service: Thousands of Android Devices Running Insecure Remote ADB Service Despite warnings about the threat ...
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Android Tablet- app open an app on startup

anyone help me with this issue, i wanted to open just only one specific app on my Android tablet and disable all other functions menu, camera, browsers and settings ect... all, i just wanted access ...
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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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Message without voicemail?

When I cannot answer my phone, I would like a custom message to be sent to the caller, and then instead of recording a voicemail, I would like the call to drop. The message would be something like: "...
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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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What is the purpose of “Tracing” settings in Google Chrome Canary?

I use Chrome Canary and I found an option named 'Tracing' in Chrome > Settings > Developer options. The option doesn't exist in stable Chrome version and I guess it exists in Beta and Dev releases. ...
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Cannot save comments, highlights, etc. with Acrobat Reader for files on the SD card

I'm using an Asus Android device running on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat). With Acrobat Reader, I'm able to save comments, highlights, etc. for PDF files in the internal storage. However, I can't do the same ...
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Accessing the mysql Database in android [on hold]

I want to access my mysql databse into the androd by installing mysql in and
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Spinner list item not showing in new Android versions [on hold]

My application worked perfectly until I have tested them in various Android mobile versions. My layout has a spinner with list items which is showing in Mobile versions =< 5.0 but not in 5.1 and ...
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huawei eRecovery failed when updating even when reset the device

My phone just went blank, and it shows me the EMUI recovery. But when I choose download the latest version, the recovery failed. I tried to wipe data and factory reset, but nothing seems working. ...
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XIAOMI Redmi 6: how to change or remove the pin of the sim?

I have XIAOMI Redmi 6 phone, model M1804C3DG. Android version: 8.1.0, kernel version: 4.9.77+ . There is no options in the menu to remove or change the pin of the sim. I have enabled developers ...
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Attempting to flash TWRP on Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 simply doesn't work

I'm attempting to flash and boot into TWRP so as to install LineageOS, but try as I might the process described on the LOS website simply doesn't work. My first step is to attempt to flash TWRP via ...
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Razer Phone 1 no such partition problems

I was currently having problems with my phone boot looping and tried to go into recovery or use twrp to stop it but they both failed. I read by using the flash_all dat that it will flash the factory ...
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Camera PPI on Motorola G5 Plus

I've got a Motorola G5 Plus. It's running Android 8.1. It's got a 12MP camera. All photos are 4032 x 3024 pixels, however the PPI is always at 72. This is even with HDR mode turned on. Is there any ...
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Changing default behaviour of the Phone app in Oreo

Each time when I open the Phone app, I see Favourites tab (first one) as default. This is completely useless for me, because Google uses its weird logic to tell me which contacts are my so called ...
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Changing default behaviour of the Contacts app in Oreo

When you open up the Contacts app second or the following time, it always shows last view (i.e. where I left it), i.e. the most recent contact search. I am using this app purely for searching the ...
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Any root solution to tweak screen color on KitKat MTK device?

I have an old phone with mt6589 CPU which does not support newer Android versions that is later than 4.4, so CF.lumen (5.0+) and KCAL(Qualcomm only) would not work. I did try Color Changer Free and it ...
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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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Can I update my Redmi 5 beta to Stable manually?

Can I update my Redmi 5 beta to Stable manually by going to About phone > system update > choose update packages. N select the stable zip file n flash. Can I do that ?
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Google cards suddenly showing mixed languages

This might be a small problem but it's very irritating. My google cards are acting weird. 40% of the cards are on other languages which I have no clue of. It's sometimes Urdu, sometimes Russian and ...
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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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Huawei Honor Play Android Version 9. Connect usb-c to ethernet

Hi Anybody have any idea of connecting USB C to ethernet then create fixed IP address. I have huawei Honor Play running android version 9. I bought an trendnet usb type C gigabit ethernet adapter to ...
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How to disable symbols pop-up on long press on GBoard or make the key long-press delay really long?

I am trying to disable the symbol pop-up on long-press on GBoard in Android. My device is rooted. The link here shows how to increase GBoard height above the highest level by changes the preferences ...

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