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Android x86 7.1 rc1 fails to load on restart

Background: Device is Toshiba WT8-A Partition is FAT32 EFI grub and Android x86, all Windows partitions have been deleted. I have tried various installs from Marshmallow, Bliss and Nougat. All with ...
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Install button greyed out on play.google.com

I tried installing an app on my phone from the Play Store website, but the install button is greyed out. What could be the problem? The phone is a Samsung Epic 4G running 4.0
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Access connected Android phone camera from Chrome browser on my Macbook

I know there are programmatic ways to request media from another device's camera, but is there any simple way I can access my phone camera from my (localhost) web app? I connected my phone to my ...
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Do any open source Android ROMs work on smart clocks?

Has LineageOS or any other open source Android ROM moved into the Smart Clock (bedside alarm clock space)? It seems some of these run Android Things: The touchscreen isn't as robust as Google's other ...
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Error: java.lang.IllegalStateException: java.util.concurrent.TimeoutException: Thread Binder_C gave up waiting for partitionMixed after 180000ms

After entering the final command to make a mixed-format SD card in How can I move apps to SD on non-adopted Marshmallow storage?: $ adb shell sm partition disk:179,64 mixed 25 I meet this error: ...
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How to change volume balance for headphones?

I am using a Moto Z2 Play, unrooted. One ear is louder than the other and i have discovered thaf it isnt the earbuds. How can I change the volume balance on my earbuds?
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Transfer contacts from android to google contacts

I have a Google account, and my android is a Galaxy S. I want to transfer all my contacts from my cellphone into Google contacts. If you use the phones syncing option by default, it is a one way sync ...
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Duplicate package names , ending with overlay - com.android.systemui.overlay

I'm using Vodafone smart ultra 7 . I observed that every system package has a duplicate which is the package name and package name+.pverlay com.android.systemui - com.android.systemui.overlay ...
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How to copy folder and website shortcuts from device to device (on many devices)

I work for a company that purchases 100+ customized tablets, that are then given to a client when he buys a product. Instead of a brochure, the client walks away with this customized (cheap) tablet, ...
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What kind of storage is IPSM?

I am working with a mobile device running Android. In addition to the common Internal shared storage, it also has an IPSM card. Does anyone know what IPSM stands for in this context?
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Please help me do data recovery from a phone stuck in bootloop

I bought a Huawei Honor 5C Pro phone 2 years back and so far it had been working well. Two nights back, the phone shut down because of empty battery and I slept without putting it on charge. The next ...
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Google account won't login on HTC Wildfire S A510e

I have the correct username and password, and I even tried changing the password on my PC, but the same thing happens: I get an error message saying "You entered the wrong password or your ...
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Can the Termux environment be put on an external SD card?

I would like to install my termux environment (usr folder) to an SD card. is this possible? I have seen this post Can I install packages to external SD card on Termux in Android?. From what I ...
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email setup couldn't finish - couldn't open connection to server

Trying to setup my homecall.co.uk email on new Asus T300 Android. Followed screen instructions got this message: "email setup couldn't finish - couldn't open connection to server". Also tried entering ...
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Google accounts (and apps not syncing) on RealMe 3 Pro (Android 10)

I have 5 Google accounts on my phone running on RealMe UI (Android 10). None of my Google accounts are getting synced I tried removing one of the account and adding back but then only Gmail synced but ...
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Why does my storage page say I have 34 GB of Audio files when there are only 2 audio files stored, totaling 2.1 MB?

I've been trying to free up space on my Pixel 2XL, and the Storage menu in Settings says I have 34 GB of audio files stored, but when I go in to the files to try to erase things, I only have two audio ...
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Ignored 5.0 OTA update on nexus 4 now can't get it back

I ignored the 5.0 update when it came over the air a couple of months back because I didn't want it at that time, and now I do want to update, but it's nowhere to be found on my phone. I go to ...
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I cannot receive API data from my localhost machine on react native expo [closed]

I built an API on my localhost server an am trying to fetch the data and it's just responding with "true" or "false"....please how can I turn off cleartexttraffic on react native ...
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Android 10 system taking up too much hard drive space [duplicate]

I have a Nokia 5.3 running Android 10. Of the 64GB hard drive space, the system file is currently taking up 52GB. Couple of days back, it was taking up 48GB and my phone was complaining of running out ...
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Home screen status bar text color

I haven't changed anything (as far as I know) and the text color of my status bar on the home screen changed from white to black. Is there any easy way to change it back?
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Close tab and end current page in browser. When I restart FireFox, Chrome or other browser on Android phone or tablet, last page browsed comes up

On my Windows computer, if I close a browser page, the next time I launch the browser, it goes to my home location. This is true regardless of the browser so far as I can tell. On my Android tablets (...
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Prevent chrome from opening a new tab when opening the app

A recent update has caused chrome to open a new tab, instead of showing the previously focused tab, when opening the app. I would like to revert to the old behavior, but I haven't been able to find ...
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How can I list active WiFi locks?

I can list active wake locks in the shell with dumpsys power|grep WAKE but I have not been able to find any way to list active WiFi locks.
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Not able to access 3G Data when no Wi-Fi connection

Since I updated to Lollipop on my Moto G, I cannot access the internet when I am not logged into a Wi-Fi connection. Maps tells me that I'm offline, Chrome tells me that I am offline. I go into ...
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Can't update or download apps without wifi

I have a one plus 3T Oxygen 4.1.7. I can no longer download/update apps on the Playstore without wifi, I used to be able to until I accidentally checked to always download over wifi only. Here are ...
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android firefox 68.0 weird background colour

The firefox browser on my Samsung tablet appears to have a pink background on the bookmark list panel and "back button" history list pane. On the history panel, there's a pink stripe under ...
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Firefox for Android showing “There is a more recent version of the page […], do you want to reload?”

When I reopened Firefox after a few hours, it normally opens the last website I've viewed, but it displayed for a second a strange message popup similar to: There is a more recent version of the page ...
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Can't unlock bootloader for Lenovo a1000

I have Lenovo a1000 which I need to flash.BIOS isn't opening such that I could try wipe and reset,not even factory reset in settings is working....so I was left with none other option than flashing......
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Setting up new phone for kid: interplay between family link & multiple accounts

I have a OnePlus 5 on which I installed LineageOS 18.1 with Google Apps. My intention is for this to be my child's phone, who is underage and whose account is limited by Google Family Link. (I'm not ...
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Are my phone contacts notified when I install WhatsApp?

When I install WhatsApp, I read that it tries to add all other WhatsApp-registered numbers in my phone Contacts list to my WhatsApp contacts. Are all of these contacts then notified about this, or is ...
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Recuperate Files from Samsung Stuck in Start Screen

Nonetheless, establishing will void the guarantee of your odin Samsung telephone. In the event that your Android telephone is recently purchased or still appreciates a significant stretch guarantee, ...
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How to Organize Home Screen Icons in Folders?

I am using a Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310F) smartphone with Android 5.1.1. I am trying to combine several icons on the home screens into folders, like I did on various other Android devices before. ...
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Lollipop - Apps not autostarting

I have Alcatel 5054D with Lollipop (5.1.1) on board. I noticed that some apps are not starting on boot or on events that are fired by the OS. For example, when my phone was not rooted I tried to ...
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How can I connect Redmi K20 Pro back to my PC?

It was all fine before I removed windows 10 old folder from my system due to space problems from my c drive, I can connect easly my redmi phone through USB and it will show in explorer like a charm. ...
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Turn off Snapchat camera sound in Android

The problem is that whenever I take a picture with the front camera on Snapchat on my Xiaomi Mi Max 2, it makes a horribly load fake camera shutter sound. I have tried putting the phone on mute/do not ...
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How can I edit values in memory?

Is it possible to edit values in memory used by an app? I would assume this requires root.
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How to know if phone has been connected via USB? (connection log on the phone?)

I'm trying to find out if someone has connected the Android phone (Samsung Note 4) to the PC via USB. Is there a log somewhere on the device showing the timestamp of connection? Preferably without ...
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Fake High Accuracy GPS Location

Many apps can fake GPS location, but none can fake the high accuracy option provided by the internet. And I need this mocked as well. Many apps demand this option enabled When high accuracy is ...
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Is it possible to extend a local bluetooth connection over the internet?

I want to play a game on my phone with a friend who lives in a different city. The game supports local "ad hoc" play over bluetooth but does not support play over the Internet. Is there an app that ...
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How to spoof NMEA sentences on physical Android 8.1 phone for apps like WeChat?

The problem. Location spoofing is fairly simple for most Android apps. It's done either by using Xposed modules such as XPricyLua or by using a location spoofing app such as Fake GPS Location or even ...
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How do I encrypt a new SD card?

I'm on Android Nougat with an encrypted phone. I added a new SD card but cannot find an option to encrypt it too. How do I go about encrypting the new SD card?
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What is system/bin and system/xbin in android M?

I have few noob questions about the system/bin and system/xbin directory in Android M. First, what is the file inside this two directories? Next, in system/bin, the is some file looks like -rwxr-xr-...
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Problem with downloading files to SD card

I have a problem with downloading to my SD card and I tried using different browsers: chrome, brave, firefox but couldn't find a satisfactory solution. Basically on Chrome I set the download location ...
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my computer is not recoginizing my phone but charging it

3 days ago my phone would connect to my computer perfectly fine, but now it isn't working. At first I thought it was the usb cable, but after purchasing a new cable it still doesn't work. It isn't my ...
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Google Play says “You don't have any devices”

I tried factory resetting so I need to enter my Google account again to my device however it's been more than an hour now and Google Play still says "You don't have any devices". Any ideas how to fix ...
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Download a file directly to pc over usb

Is it possible to download a file from the internet through my phone directly to my PC? I'm running stock Android 4.2.2. The reason being that my phone has limited space, so sending the file file ...
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Resuming multiple downloads in Chrome

Many sites give all their files the same name. When downloading multiple files like this, Chrome helpfully adds a (1), (2), etc. to the filename. However, if something interrupts the download, such as ...
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What is the Root app in Android and why is it connecting to the Internet?

The Root app is showing up in ProtectStar Firewall, but not the Settings app list with System Apps visible. It tried to connect to 99.86.100.101, an AWS (Amazon Web Services) IP address according to ...
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Airtel 4g network not working on certain apps

So I am using Vivo V7 on an airtel 4g data connection and every time I try to open apps like swiggy or foodpanda I get a message saying "there was a problem" "please try again later. However when I ...
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How to prevent WhatsApp from deleting received media?

In my WhatsApp chats a couple of months old, I see placeholders for photos, videos, or voice messages. However, the photo itself is not shown, and when I click on it, the error message appears "...

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