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Gray link pop-up on my Android device screen

Why my Android device keep gray link on the screen? When it's get rotated it will show bunch of gray link, I don't know how to make it's disappear. I just use mouse and keyboard on my Android and the ...
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How can I install NikGApps on a fully unlocked Android 12 system without being refused by signature verification?

I have an Android 12 installation loaded onto an ARM SoC "super" SBC (Firefly ITX-3588J) and want to try and get Google Play working on it, as the stock A12 image does not come with it. ...
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wDisplay Android hotspot in macOS Wi-Fi menu

Preface: I suspect the answer is "no", but I reckon I'd shoot my shot. MacOS has an auto-discovery called Instant Hotspot feature for shows nearby iPhones that are available to provide a ...
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USB-C Audio interface doesn't work when placing calls but works for everything else

I have a Presonus Studio 24C and a Samsung Galaxy Xcover Pro. I have installed all the latest updates using the Galaxy Store, the Play Store and also I have completed all system updates. For some ...
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Why is a Chinese symbol on some of my WhatsApp contacts?

I have WhatsApp application installed on the latest version of Android on my phone. I've noticed that for some contacts, a Chinese symbol (which I translated using Google Photos with automatic ...
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Help me find the name of this android game I played years ago [closed]

I played a game years ago from my old android phone which I've thrown away. The game was fun but I forgot its name. The interface of this game was quite simple. A black background and a ball in the ...
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Recover Data from Boot Looping OnePlus6

I have a OnePlus 6 (all stock except developer options enabled) that randomly started doing a boot loop in the night, I CANNOT lose the data from this phone, any suggestions to recover it? We are in ...
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Wifi and Bluetooth not working after root

my phone's wifi is not turning on and the bluetooth keeps stopping after the rooting process. Please help me guys! My Device: Infinix Smart 5 X657C
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Why must the charger be rated 24W or higher instead of 21W or higher to minimize the charging duration of a Pixel 6?

I read on androidcentral.com: In order to attain the maximum charging speed of 21W on your Pixel 6 (23W on Pixel 6 Pro), the charger must support Power Delivery (PD, Programmable Power Supply (PPS), ...
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Android OTG Deletes all data when connected to USB Stick

I'M kinda lost and don't really know where to search anymore... Google doesn't really help me, or I'm just not good enough at googeling I guess. My Problem is quite Simple: Every time I connect a USB-...
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Open an SSH terminal through a bridge SSH host

To connect to a particular server REMOTE_HOST I have always used ConnectBot and found it perfect for my purpose. But now I cannot connect to REMOTE_HOST directly anymore and need to connect to some ...
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What fault is this [closed]

Network interfaces dummy0 mtu=1500 fe80::1873:a4ff:fe2c:7c06 lo mtu=65536 ::1 127.0.0.1 ccmni0 mtu=1500 10.18.11.166 ccmni1 mtu=1500 ...
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Screen fading and battery icon outlined in red

I've got a new Doogee S40 running Android 9.0. A problem started when the battery level went down to 20%. The battery icon started to be outlined in red and the screen started dimming after around 5 ...
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How can I extend the length of the batterystats history?

I am doing some power consumption analysis using Batterystats and Battery Historian. The problem that I am facing is that the length of history I can get from the phones varies widely form brand to ...
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Can I use android studio with an EMUI phone over USB?

My phone is not being recognized but I am unsure why :(. Maybe I cannot use EMUI phones?
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Can I flash a different stock firmware's build number

Can I flash a boot.img file same model but different build number? My device: Infinix Smart 5 X657C
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Is it possible to install game apk on SD storage without root?

Maybe install it to internal storage first then transfer it to SD storage?
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Use adb to remove adoptable storage

I followed these steps (in brief, enable debugging and use adb to enable storage and format sd card) to enable adoptable storage on a Samsung A01 to make the phone more usable (device is not rooted). ...
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Shortcut to switch to physical keyboard layouts

I use Android Emulator on MacBook Pro M1. I have trouble with a physical keyboard which works in a very odd way as it doesn't change the layout with ctrl + space and any other combinations. So I need ...
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Build failure on Android 12: Undefined module 'WfdCommon' (PixelExperience) [closed]

Good day everyone! Recently I have decided to try to compile PixelExperience myself, but I ran into some problems. I have downloaded the ROM source according to the wiki (branch is twelve at https://...
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WhatsApp restore problem: "Unable to restore your chats from this backup. Do you want to restore your chats from an older backup?" Please help me!

I tried all day to move my whatsapp from a phone to another. I had everything backed up, but when I verified on new phone I realised that I forgot the password and the encryption key to restore from ...
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I keep seeing a popup in Android: "Install now to control when your device updates" - is my phone compromised?

I am seeing this occasionally over more than one app (In this image, it is appearing over my calendar app). It appears without any prompting action on my part, which makes me suspicious. Furthermore, ...
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Lost open tabs from Samsung S21 Ultra Android

Lost open tabs from Samsung S21 Ultra Android. I has about 98 open tabs I truly need for work and stuff and lost them all after I uninstalled and reinstalled chrome on my S21 Ultra. These tabs appear ...
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Which is the applock that doesn't let you edit other app when the android is booted? [migrated]

I want an applock that when I reboot my android I can't edit settings,because I've use this applock and in the first maybe 10 seconds after the phone booted I can still edit settings(that's the app ...
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How do I get Family Link to ask for approval for the URLs apps are trying to access?

My son has an A12, and we have Google Family Link set up on it, with the Chrome content settings set that he can only access approved websites. When he tries to go to a new website in Chrome he's ...
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Can't cast android to tv with Chromecast

I'm trying to cast my android to non smart tv with Chromecast but I really can't.I've tried so many apps like Google Home,Miracast,EzMira but Chromecast does'n show up in the Google Home app at all....
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Force boot to bootloader (device always boots to recovery)

I was trying to flash TWRP onto my Android tablet (Lenovo TB-X306F), but something went wrong and it failed. Now, every time I boot, no matter what I do (sending adb commands or pressing physical ...
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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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MAC address when discovering networks

When your Android (11) device is in the process of discovering available Wi-Fi networks (e.g. before you actually connect to one of them), is your Android device exposing its MAC address to these ...
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App for haptic feedback for entire screen [closed]

A year ago, I installed an app from Google Play that made it so that literally wherever I touched the screen get a haptic feedback. It didn't even matter if there was a button where I was touching the ...
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I want to count the numbers of elements before itself from the list [closed]

Lets suppose positionList1 has the elements like [0,4,3,2,7] now by using for loop I fetched the values one by one as positionList.get(j). Imagine an element in positionList.get(j) is 3, now I want to ...
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Which Android virtual device is based on ARM system image?

Android Studio has a feature where you can emulate an Android device -- tablet, phone, etc. -- but it crashes the virtual machine (Ubuntu) I am using. Depending on which VM platform I am using, it ...
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Bootloader, Recovery ROM, root, Oh My! [duplicate]

I asked this question: I want to be able to take any version of Android ROM from any device, decompile it, remove certain packages (browser, Google Play, etc), and then recompile it, just without ...
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How can I block factory reset on a phone?

is there a way to block factory reset on a phone? Like delete the functionality, make it totally impossible. Thanks! Note: Not something like Factory Reset Protection, something that doesn't let you ...
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Why is it that I get texts when both wifi and cellular data are turned off?

Just wondering if everything is normal on my cell phone... It's an LG and they stopped updating, but I don't remember this behavior before...
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How can I dump internal storage of formatted Poco X3 Pro for video and image recovery - or any other available method

I have accidentally formatted my Poco X3 Pro when it was stuck in a bootloop due to power button problem. It was thinking power button was pressed. I did RMA it, fixed and received the phone today So ...
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How to enable ethernet tethering via shell (android 12) [for a start-up script]

I've read numerous threads on doing it with USB Tethering, and I feel confident I could do that. However, I need it for ethernet. I can use Magisk + shell script at /data/adb/service.d. Any other ...
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Floating Icon on Home - What is this called?

My volume keys are dead because of some of my stupid mistakes. So I have downloaded a Volume button assist app, that always displays + and - buttons that simulate the volume button behaviour. I ...
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PDF app library to read books, and event better with sync and notes [migrated]

Would be great to conert (really convert, not make images) a PDF into a OneNote or similar app that allows noting and sync across devices and platforms ? I looking for an app to read PDFs, add notes ...
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Can Android TV be controlled over internet?

Is it possible to control the Android TV of my old parents over Internet? They have Philips Smart TV but they struggle to use it and they are located in a different country. So I doubt is there some ...
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issues sending SMS over ADB on a 'screenless' android system

I recently picked up a android based AP/WWAN device - basically one of these. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) and android 4.4.4 (as per adb shell getprop ro.product.board and adb shell ...
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Mutual SSL with Client Certificate and Key [closed]

In Insomnia I am able to add Cert file and a Key file as a client Certificate. The API I am trying to use needs this for authentication. Here are how the files look: Certificate: -----BEGIN ...
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How to reinstall bluetooth on android 8.1?

I have looked everywhere but i cant find how to reinstall bluetooth drivers..... basically everything relating to bluetooth on a android 8.1 device. Lets just say it got corrupted by a previous owner ...
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What can I do to ensure the green "Install" button appears on Google Play in non-US areas? [closed]

I have a client who has asked me to find out why his app doesn't display on the Google Play Store with a rectangular green "Install" button in Canada. The app icon and description appears (...
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Samsung Auto sync personal data - Does syncing all at once use less data/less battery versus syncing small items every few minutes?

Does turning on auto-sync use a significant amount of mobile data and battery usage, or is it not as much as you'd think? Let's say someone sent you 100 emails, would your phone use a fixed amount of ...
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MediaRecorder Camera Video Recording [migrated]

I want to record a video using MediaRecorder by means camera. I wrote this piece of code (written in kotlin): ` mediaRecorder = MediaRecorder() cam!!.unlock() mediaRecorder?.setCamera(cam) ...
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Getting power saver to turn off at specified battery level

On my Android One plus 9T phone I seem to be able to set the level at which power saver turns on ( eg 15%) however it automatically only turns off at 90% charge level. Is there a setting somewhere to ...
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"copy phone data" is not working

When you have a new android phone, it asks you to copy data from old phone. However, restored apps behaves as if it was installed freshly(i.e. welcoming screen, tutorials, etc.). I reviewed other ...
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I have 2 .thumbdata files

I have 2 .thumbdata files on my tab for some reason. My tab is the lenovo M10 16GB model I have some space issues so I was trying to delete some unnecessary files and I came accross DCIM I researched ...
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I want to less boot time in my Android10 system, how can I do?

My os is android10 on nxp i.MX Processors forums. now it cost 30 seconds when Power-on to disaplay system launcher,so someone can tell me how to do. I find other device only cost 15 seconds. And I ...
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