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Galaxy S10 earphones pause button is being mapped to touch controls and volume

I have an s10 and use a pair of wired jbl earphones to listen to things. The earphones only have one button and for some weird reason whenever I press it my phone selects something as if it's being ...
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Stop Google Maps from loading location photos/thumbnails

Google Maps automatically shows photos when searching for places, but this uses a lot of data on mobile networks. Is there any way to block the loading of images?
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DNS queries are cached permanently, how to reliably clear DNS cache on Android 7+?

Is there a reliable, reproducible way to clear DNS cache on Android Nougat 7.0? I know there is at least one other question like this but that one was from 8 years ago and I hope I can ask again and ...
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My device has files listed as other in one of my old file explorers but I could not access them they are eating my internal memory

Does anyone know how to get rid of these files they will not show up at all not even to anti-virus software but they are using all internal memory I clear up within minutes
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Android large empty storage marked as full (new phone)

So I purchased this brand new X27 Plus with 64Gb storage, the phone shows 63Gb of free space when checking but I keep getting "your storage is full" errors. When I plug it as MTP on my computer it ...
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Firefox's “stop loading X” button. Where is similar function in Chrome for Android?

I'm using Firefox newest update and Chrome newest update on my cheap walmart LG phone. For certiain web browsing puposes I find it handy to use the "stop loading X" button on the immediate right hand ...
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How to change Google Play country without adding payment method

I live in European Union in country where some apps like Cortana and Google assistant are not avaiable. Now I am in Italy, and I will stay for few weeks if that is relevant, so how can I change my ...
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How to Connect a Midi Keyboard in Bluestacks android

Is there a way to recognise and use a usb midi keyboard (Akai mpk mini) with Bluestacks (Android VM for Windows) My android devices recognise the midi keyboard correctly but bluestacks doesnt
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How can I add a shortcut to a bookmark on my homescreen

I am using Google Chrome on my Andoid 9 phone, and I would like to add a shortcut to a bookmark (favorite) on my homescreen. This may seem quite convenient, because in Chrome, you can add favorites ...
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What is the impact of deleting “Whatsapp Miscellaneous files”? (Galaxy S5) [closed]

I've seen mixed answers on various sites, but am still unclear if there are any implications in deleting the "Miscellaneous files" for WhatsApp. I need the storage space as it takes up 3GB. Is it safe ...
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System data taking up 11 out of 16 gb internal memory

My phone is a Samsung A320 2017 with Oreo. When looking in settings >> device maintainance >> storage it says: System / user data: 15,1 GB Unnecessary data: 1,04 MB Available space: 0,9 GB Under "...
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Compatibility Feasibility Speed and use of High Capacity MicroSd Card for adaptable swapping and linking apps?

I want purchase a new high capacity (64GB or 128GB) high speed (100Mbps 170Mbps 250 MBps) MicroSdcard for Swapping/Adoptable /linking apps through Link2SD/ portable (adoptable) storage so i want ...
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/data/system/packages.xml does not update after install/uninstall of apps. Is that expected?

I am using a android board with a custom ROM based on Android 4.4.2. I was trying to override a /system/priv-app/ app by installing an updated version in normal partition. While testing I realised ...
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Can OTG HUB charge with connected charger more than 0.5A?

I saw a video somewhere where man says that OTG HUB charges only 0.5A. Is there any superior OTG HUB which can charge more than 0.5A?
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If I use Type-C OTG usb HUB + micro Type-B adapter from Type-C, will OTG work through that adapter?

If I use Type-C OTG usb HUB + micro Type-B adapter which goes from Type-C, will OTG work through that adapter? I mean, like this + this.
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Can you completely disable the drag-down notification bar? (Working around ghost touch issue)

I am using a Lenovo Tab 10 tablet that has recently started to exhibit a small but frequent ghost touch issue in the upper left corner. The only bothersome thing it really does is bring down the ...
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Unable to edit (uninstall / open / reinstall) app on non-present SD card

reference: How to uninstall app installed on non-present SD card I have read the above question but it doesn't help in my case. I have a LG G6 at android 9. My SD card slot recently encountered some ...
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How to get Google Photos to recognize External SD drive

I have connected an external SD card via a USB connector to my phone in order to have more space for recording video. However, Google Photos does not seem to recognize it - it does not show up in ...
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Why isn't my internal storage usage going down after adopting an SD card?

I have an Honor 5X running LineageOS, and I'm trying to use an external SD card as adoptable storage. After migrating my data, my internal shared storage usage does not go down. Specifically, "Music &...
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How can I make personal documents on my external SD card visible to the Kindle app?

I have a tablet running Android 9, with the latest version of the Kindle app. (The tablet is a Galaxy Tab A (8.0", 2019), but that shouldn't matter.) It's not rooted. In the Amazon Kindle app, I've ...
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Need help with removing guest account on 2016 galaxy tab a. I can not understand the directions everyone is giving

I have found several posts about this, but the needed files are dead links, and I can not find the apps that are mentioned with the exact same names. I can not ruin this tablet. I need it for my ...
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LG k10 android cellphone sms automatically deleted

Recently my android automatically delete some sms after maybe some hours of seeing them. My sms setting is like this: So if found this search result from google: All you will need to do is make ...
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Is it safe to install new app without uninstalling old app?

I installed new whatsapp app without uninstalling old one. Will it have any effects on performance & space?
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Headset and earphone icon problem

Before someday my earphone when connected displayed a different icon which was same but was with a mic on it. And pause forward etc.. was working but now button is not working and showing headset icon
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I accidentally formatted Android os from my redmi note 4

I am a new rooted smartphone user I was exploring the TWRP recovery. I accidentally deleted the android os from the phone. I confirmed the file system override. Please help me because I am a newbie ....
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How to activate 'Do not disturb' when connected to a specific Bluetooth device

I want to benefit from Androids "Do not disturb"-feature while driving. My idea is to activate the "Do not disturb"-feature, when my phone connects to my cars bluetooth. If enabled no notifications ...
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Call barring in Android

Is call barring is a native Android feature? In some Android articles I see the screenshots where call barring is present in settings but in recent Android versions I don't see it. In what Android ...
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Unable to install SSL certificate on my android

My phone is galaxy J7 nxt, rooted, I downloaded HttpCanary app and I tried to install its certificate, but it keeps asking for lockscreen pattern indefinitely no matter how many times I input it (like ...
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why there is no affect of Setting Default location to external sdCard through pm set-install-location command?

I have android lolipop 5.1.1 and have 8 gb internal memory there is no option to make external to internal storage i tried to move apps but still my internal memory gets fulled up on installing ...
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The Android Studio emulator doesnt sound. Ubuntu 19.10 distribution [migrated]

I have an MSI P65 with Ubuntu 19.10 distro. My emulator in Adroid Studio is not working properly. It doesnt sound. The event log of Android Studio show these warnings/erros: 18:41 Emulator: ...
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How to use an external sdcard as internal in Android Lolipop 5.1.1?

I have seen option of making external sd card to internal in android 6 mobile phones but i have android lolipop 5.1.1 how can i make it adoptable or get that option is it feasable to get that ...
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Need to use port 67 to PXE boot PC but can't because UID 1000 uses it

Title. I really need this to work and the only way to do it would be to kill UID1000 but that'll potentially crash Android maybe? Using servers ultimate please help
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I tried to connect my device to adb wifi. But it doesn't show my device. Where as my Android studio device manager shows it

I am new to stack exchange. So In don't know weather this question is answered or not. But recently i am trying to connect my device with adb wifi. I am using Android wifi adb for adb over wifi. ...
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How to create and use multiple partitions on external SD card with different filesystems (Ext4, exFAT, NTFS)?

I want to create 4 partitions on external MicroSDcard through ADB shell commands, not on Windows or Linux. Also want to show all partitions in Android GUI (SETTINGS > STORAGE > SDCARD) and make them ...
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How to move 7GB ext4 partition on external SD card to 30GB partition on another SD card?

I had rooted my Android Lollipop 5.1.1 phone and installed Link2SD and linked installed apps on ext4 7GB 2nd partition of external SD card of 16GB size . The apps installed occupied 6.5GB space and I ...
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How does Backup to Google Drive work?

What apps and apps data is backed up? Some apps may use large amounts of storage, how does android decide what to backup?
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I'm on a WhatsApp call and the person can hear my audio from YouTube etc

I'm using earphones and the person can hear my YouTube videos etc playing. Even blocked out the microphone. It seems the audio is being routed through the call. Any suggestions to stop this from ...
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Double letters when using keyboard via OTG cable

I want to figure out where the problem is. Unfortunately, didn't find enough information to solve this. Android 6.0.
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Can you modify the configuration of RAM in your Android Device?

On our desktops via BIOS we can modify the configuration of RAM (changing the frequency and other memory timing parameters XMP's). Is there any way we can do the same for the RAM in Android devices?
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How to stop Google Assistant from freezing Xiaomi Mi Box S 4K's remote control?

The device, which uses Android 8.1.0, has recently started freezing the remote control as soon as Google Assistant is used. By freezing I mean the device simply ignores the remote control, leaving ...
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How do I hide gmail labels on the Gmail application on a android phone?

I have hidden labels on gmail on desktop it does not hide them in my gmail app on my android how to do this? Thank you.
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there is an internal problem with your device

When I install my custom kernel i got this message after reboot. The phone working normal no kernel panic or etc. system/build.prop vendor/build.prop
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How to create without sparse flashable.img through adb shell?

Created an image of /system/ by the command dd bs=4k conv=sync,noerror if=/dev/block/mmcblk0p21 of=/sdcard/system.img it created a 2.2 GB file when i flashed it by command fastboot -S 500M ...
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Android 5.1 (MT8163) USB ethernet (TP-link) enumeration fails on suspend/resume cycles

We are using MT8163 based Android device which is connected with TP-link based USB-Ethernet device over MT8163 USB host. We observed that when we keep the MT8163 device to sleep mode and resume (...
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How to reset the USB Mode selection after accidentally selecting 'Always' instead of 'Just Once'?

I have an LG-H700. When I plug it in to a computer it typically would should a pop-up asking which type of USB connection mode I want to use. This pop-up would have two buttons "Always" and "Just Once"...
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Packet forwarding between USB Tethering and Wifi on Android

I have Toshiba notebook with embedded wifi adapter 2.4Ghz, desktop without embedded wifi adapter and Samsung Galaxy smartphone with Mobile HotSpot feature also on 2.4Ghz. Smartphone is connected to ...
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Access HCI bluetooth log from Samsung s8

I have enabled the developer setting "Enable Bluetooth HCI snoop log", toggled the Bluetooth setting and restarted the phone. I have not being able to find the log files anywhere and was wondering how ...
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Why is the Verizon Cloud app generating Instabug text files in my File Manager Documents folder every time I start up my phone?

I am getting a lot of text files in my File Manager's Documents folder. I used the Properties option on the file to see that it is an Instabug file. The path shows VCast. After searching for various ...
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Android Verified Boot and generation of vbmeta image

I'm in the process of unofficial device bringup, and I'm stuck unable to progress due to Android Verified Boot. As per specification Android Verified Boot can be disabled with the --disable-verity and ...
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How to make Gcam work on POCO F1

I have tried many different APK's available online on my POCO F1, but none seems working fine. Can someone provide me the best GCam links for POCO F1?

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