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New method for enabling Developer Options in Android 13?

I'm on a Pixel 6a with an OTA release of Android 13 stable. I had Developer Options with 13a beta 4 before I upgraded to a stable release, but now the menu option is no longer visible. I tried tapping ...
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Android Emulator Performance is Extremely Unstable

First of all, hopefully this is the right place to post this type of question - if it isn't, do let me know. I have a relatively new PC with 16 GB RAM, 10th Gen Core i3, 4 physical and 4 virtual cores ...
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Installing APK signed with different key possible through adb install -r?

Android will refuse to upgrade a package, if it is signed with a different key, making me to uninstall first (and lose user data) and re-install. If I install the new APK via adb install -r XYZ.apk, ...
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Android forgetting default launcher every few minutes

Starting last week, my HTC One running ARHD 31.5 keeps forgetting the default launcher. Every few minutes, it will forget the setting and ask me for a launcher when I hit the home button. So far, I ...
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Can someone please confirm expected output from logcat on volume button hardkey press and release?

I have a stock OnePlus 8T+ 5G TMO that has been displaying very strange behavior. It would ask if I want to boot into safe-mode every time I try to power down or restart, and sometimes it would ...
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How to use perfboot.py? [closed]

My forums is imx_8q, os is Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS,when enter this order below on system/core/init/ ./perfboot.py --iterations=5 --interval=30 -v --output=./tmp/bf.tsc I got the result: Traceback (...
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How do I clear all recent apps using ADB in one command?

I am looking for a one liner solution that make use of adb to clear all recent apps, similar to clicking the overview button the click 'clear all'. Does anyone happen to know one? My guess is that it ...
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My phone is receiving ~1700mA but it's slow at charging

I have 2 Xiaomi phones that both have 18W fast-charging and receive around 1700mA while charging, but one of them takes a long time to charge (even if i change the USB cable). How does that make any ...
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Guaranteed storage locations

I'm writing a debugging tool that needs to create a temporary file somewhere. Normally, I would use /tmp but there's no such directory on the phone I'm using. mount | grep tmpfs shows several ...
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Apps crashing after updating Lenovo A2010 to Android 5.1 Lollipop

I updated my Lenovo A2010-a to the latest version (Android 5.1): I just clicked on a message that says "You have a new update. Update has downloaded and can be installed" then it opened a ...
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Can IMEI number be changed?

I wonder if IMEI number of phone can really be changed. I've been searching in the Internet for a while, but did not find a satisfying answer, because all of them differ from each other. I am going to ...
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Compose key (multi key) on physical keyboard

Is it possible to configure a key, say for example Right Alt, to work as the Compose key on a physical (Bluetooth/USB) keyboard? I'm used to a Compose key on my desktop computer, and having it on ...
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bootloop in Ulefone Armor 8 pro

I've installed successfully TWRP recovery, but after installing Magick, in order to root it, I have a bootloop, with this message: Your device has been unlocked and can’t be trusted. Your device will ...
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Google is crashing when trying to link Google Home with Tuya Smart life

I want to link Google Home with Tuya Smart Life but when I click accept prompt in the Tuya app, it shows "Google has stopped". I tried removing the app and linking with the browser but it ...
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Accessibility: controlling Android and typing via eyes

I have seen a video where a person with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) could type on a screen using their eyes (the software used eye tracking software). But there are also many disabled people ...
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ADM (Advanced Download Manager) is not grabbing links automatically

In my previous Android phone, when I to copied any link, there was a popup window of ADM asking whether I wanted to download the specific file or not. It required that ADM should be running in the ...
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Lock screen removal protection

Is there any way to protect my phone from removing screen lock using lock screen removal and USB connection? If I lost my phone, I wouldn't like someone to get into it without factory reset to see my ...
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How do I disable the ESC key when using a bluetooth wireless keyboard with Android 12?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, running Android 12. I use a bluetooth wireless keyboard. No matter what app (or Android UI screen) I'm on, pressing the ESC key acts like pressing the Back button (...
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How to setup CleanBrowsing app properly?

I installed the CleanBrowsing app on my Redmi 9a (Android 10) phone and it asks for accessibility permission. I give that permission, but when I activate the family filter, it goes to Private DNS on ...
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Why can't I press the Install button when installing applications from unknown sources?

I'm trying to sideload an application, as seen in the picture below. I have allowed the installation of applications from unknown applied actions in settings, but I can't seem to press the install ...
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What does this icon mean with 2 people notification [duplicate]

what does this icon mean (2 people icon notification) it looks like the MS teams icon but without the "T" symbol.
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Send a notification (or just vibrate) to phone via ADB/shell

I would like to be able to send some kind of notification to my android using a remote shell script (SimpleSSHD running as root, so basically the same as an adb shell). On an iOS device I can use the ...
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Stuck in fastboot, unable to access recovery or system (oneplus 3)

I've clearly done something stupid and desperately need your help! I have a brand new OnePlus 3T that I've managed to get stuck in a bootloop. I can access fastboot but no recovery or system. OEM is ...
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Android 12 popup over the keyboard (screenshot)

I'm having an issue with Android 12, on a Samsung Galaxy 22 Ultra. It is showing some kind of popup over my keyboard and it sits there way too long so I can't continue with what I was doing and I ...
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Not enough space error when trying to install on my Xperia M2, but drastic

I could perfectly install apps on my Xperia M2 (D2303) until I tried to update SnapLock through their own app. Not enough space error. I deleted a couple of things, tried again. Nothing. More than 1 ...
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Samsung A50 user data partition downsized from 128GB to 3.7GB after rooting and flashibg android 11

I have a Samsung A50 (A505F). I flashed it with stock Android 11, then rooted using Magisk, then flashed again, using the magisk patched AP. How can I restore this user data partition to maximum size ...
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How to block a particular website?

When i switch on my Wifi Hotspot to share my data with my son, he spends so much time in a particular website. How do I block that website in my cellphone so he will not be able to access that website?...
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Moving Screen Position Entirely

My phone screen broke (I dropped the phone) - I wanted to repair it, but it costs a lot. The company where I bought fixed the screen for me, but it doesn't work properly still - at least not 100%. ...
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`fastboot devices` command returns a device with question marks

I am trying to root an Acer Iconia Tab A200 tablet using a script. I have adb working and fastboot works too, however, command fastboot devices returns question marks. E.g.: List of devices attached ...
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Can't get rid of one text message

I have had this single text message on my phone since June. It simply won't delete. It comes through my Twitter account and is sent to my SMS, but all other such texts delete easily.
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F-Droid v1.15.2: archive.newpipe.net/fdroid/repo: Error getting F-Droid index file => null All other repos didn't create errors

I'm trying to add the custom F-Droid repository, and when I do I am getting this error? archive.newpipe.net/fdroid/repo: Error getting F-Droid index file => null All other repos didn't create ...
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Can answer lots of questions on here but seem to be not allowed to comment. I guess people dont want answers [migrated]

Someone asked how to stop accessabilty menu from appearing when they turned on their phone, go to settings and find appear on top turn off accessabilty and it will stop appearing every time you turn ...
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How do hackers change (mask) IMEI numbers?

Recently, I saw a "Google Pixel 3XL" with a seller, and he claimed that its IMEI number had been changed. When I asked, how did he know that? He said this is because of the "Magisk"...
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Is there any way to have audio output through one Bluetooth device and input through another

I have an Android phone and Sony WF-1000XM4 noise cancelling earbuds. These work great when listening to music or making calls over Discord. However, I'm often in high noise environments where the mic ...
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How to fix phone booting only into fastboot mode after flashing a custom ROM?

I have a Wileyfox Swift and I have tried to install lineageos 15.1 by following the tutorial that can be found on the lineageos website. I have successfully installed adb, twrp and used it to install ...
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Sync Outlook Calendar on my PC to Samsung Galaxy S4 [duplicate]

I use Outlook Calendar on my PC. Can I sync it to Samsung Galaxy S4?
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Can't play multicast using VLC application on Amazon Fire TV settop box [closed]

I have downloaded the VLC application to my Amazon Fire TV settop box. I want to use the VLC application to play a multicast video that is streaming on my LAN but it does not play. I have noticed ...
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How to stop Android 12 asking for password every time after lock screen

I just upgraded from Android 11 to Android 12 and now It asks me every single time I unlock the screen. Before, it would ask me for the password only once every half an hour as I had configured it. ...
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Samsung Tablet does not boot after Odin flash (stock rom)

I have tried different firmware (original and updated - two each) different usb cables and different usb ports. I have factory reset and cleared cache numerous times, but every time the tablet only ...
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Find text within web page from Samsung Internet browser

Similar to this question, but for the Samsung Internet Browser (which is opened from the Google app). As is the case with PC desktop Chrome, using the never-fail CTRL-F and F3 combination does yield ...
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Keep user settings/cache after updating app without Google Play

I have developed an app for the school where I work. It is hosted on Google Play, but some of the students have Huawei phones without GMS. I would like them to have the option to download the apk from ...
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Phone to phone bluetooth fail

I am trying to work out the following strange Android bluetooth problem and would appreciate any suggestions. I have 3 android phones - Redmi Note 7 (LineageOS 18.1), Redmi Note 2 (Resurrection Remix ...
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Is it Android's native feature to be able to select text in the task overview (switching)?

On a Pixel phone, in the task overview (I do not know the official term for this screen, but the screen that shows cards of running apps' screens), if I long-press some text, it allows me to select ...
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Samsung J7 Light Sensor [closed]

I got Samsung J7 but it doesn't has auto brightness feature, but in GSM Arena review said it has ambient light.... but it doesn't have auto-brightness and notification light? can anyone tell me what ...
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How can I see what IP address my android phone has?

I would like to know what IP-address my Android phone has. E.g. if I use my phone over WiFi, how can I get the local IP-address that is assigned to my phone?
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Symlink temporary file

I'm attempting to backup my Signal chats totalling almost 15GB, which presents a challenge in my 32GB phone. I simply have no space to do it, and even stripping the system of pretty much all apps ...
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Text message notification- vibration during call

I am on Moto G4+ with Android N, version 7.0. I am facing a weird issue where any incoming text message causes the phone to vibrate even when I am in the middle of a phone call. Is there a standard ...
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How can I disable "Simulate Secondary Display" when the simulated secondary display prevents me from reaching the button?

My Question will get more information over time. I got a smartwatch (h1-c-aladeng) on my birthday, I very love it but I make a serious problem that I can't fix. Its specification: Screen resolution ...
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My Galaxy S3 refuses connection to home WiFi [closed]

I first go into settings then I go into and turn on Wi-Fi but every time I try to connect to my Wi-Fi it say "connecting, authenticating, disabled " and all my other devices connect perfectly
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Samsung S7 Edge help - what time on Sunday did I open a certain app? [duplicate]

I am using a Samsung S7 Edge - Android v8. Does my phone have an app login activity log somewhere? Is there some kind of internal record of what my phone was doing at times throughout the day? I need ...

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