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Accidental Whatsapp privacy breach

I exported my chat history with my friend, JJ, to my Google drive. Somehow a chat history between JJ and someone else (Meg) was exported. I have no idea who Meg is and i have no record of her in ...
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My boyfriend keeps hacking my android with his iPhone. I need help to keep him out. If he wants to see my phone he could just ask [closed]

He has used chromium, parental controls, and costume android apps to get all messages, pictures etc. I don't have any to hide all he has to do is ask. I'm tired of being watched when I know I'm not ...
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Install Galaxy S5 Weather Widget on S21

I just replaced my Samsung Galaxy S5 (which I loved) with a new Galaxy S21 (standard model from Verizon). The phone is nice and, of course, much faster...but there is one remaining thing from the S5 ...
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Mobile data enabled but not network access

Until recently I was using ViperOS on my Redmi 4a. I couldn't send or receive MMS, but mobile data worked fine. Then I changed the operator (French operator Prixtel with Orange), and mobile data didn'...
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Force light mode for specific app

I use my phone on dark mode, but there is a specific badly done app that uses black text on dark background when using dark mode. So, I want to use light mode only for that app. How do I do that? I'd ...
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Forbid phone from using Mobile Data

TL/DR: How do I forbid the phone from using ANY mobile data ? If I use a single byte of mobile data, my plan charges me. Turns out, the phone used data by itself some days ago. And NO, before you ask:...
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How do I create a shortcut on the home screen to change the time zone?

I want to be able to just tap a shortcut icon on the home screen and it would change the time to a predetermined time zone...instead of having to go to...Settings > Date & Time > Disable &...
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Salvage Android Phone as Linux-Server (radio/wifi hardware broken)

My device has hardware problems with radio/wifi. Hence it's not possible to use sim-card or wifi. That also makes it restart frequently. Now it's useless as a phone. So I am trying to turn it in a ...
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Close current tab on Chrome for Android without showing all tabs first

When I'm browsing on my computer, I can press CTRL-W or click the X on a tab to close it. That's convenient. But it seems Chrome for Android has no similar function. To close the current tab on ...
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Getting avc: denied error in AOSP 6.0.1 [migrated]

Getting avc: denied error(SEpolicy while copying from sdcard directory to cache/SH_DIR. Error : type=1400 audit(1623259119.150:7): avc: denied { search } for pid=2780 comm="xyz" name="...
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I Can't Get Root Back After Trying To Modify The Hosts File

I have a Motorola Edge (regular not +) running LineageOS 17.1 (20210528). I had it rooted and decided I wanted to use the hosts file for ad blocking. I couldn't figure out how to get the OS to allow ...
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Trying to (fast) boot: Error verifying the received boot.img

As described in this answer by @irfan-latif, I am trying to boot (without flashing) my Google Pixel 3a into TWRP via the following command: fastboot boot twrp-3.5.2_9-0-sargo.img This failed with the ...
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How much space would it take to record a 1 hour video? [closed]

I have like literally 1 GB of space on my tablet, and I want to record a 1 hour video in 1080p HD quality. Now, I know that these kind of things vary from app to app, but on average, how much space ...
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what kind of apps can cause high I/O?

The problem is high IO, mainly read 50 to 150 MB/s (shows always as 100% tho), for about one minute of despair, lowering the quality of the android realm user experience. The only way to know for sure,...
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Is the “Cast” functionality Miracast or Chromecast?

When I go to Settings -> Display -> Cast, check "Enable wireless display" (no idea why I have to do that) and connect to a display, will it use Chromecast protocol (over Wifi) or will ...
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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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Android reacts to a headset button press with a lag or not at all

I have cheap wired headphones by JBL which have one button. The Huawei smartphone runs on Android 9. Audio apps react to a button press with a lag and sometimes don't react at all. I couldn't notice ...
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Tasker Volume does not work

I use the latest version of tasker. I created a simple task Category Audio and then Media volume and system volume. I set both of them to the maximum (15). However, when I run the tasks, the volume ...
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How to checkout tagged AOSP? [closed]

I figured out creating a release tag for an AOSP tree repo forall -c 'git tag release-v2' repo forall -c 'git push aosp release-v2' but what would be the repo/git workflow to freshly checkout this ...
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Why is impossible to remove system apps and preinstalled apps like 'Facebook' (with Android OS & without rooting) and can they be suppressed?

What is the explanation offered by manufacturers and vendors for why this is the case? Have there been legal challenges to this practice? For instance, I can't remove the apps 'Facebook' (not OS-...
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Why are battery optimization options getting reset after every upgrade and how to prevent this?

One problem that results from this beyond having to change the settings after update is that firewall apps can get disabled. After every update the NetGuard firewall was disabled which may be caused ...
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How to disable google chrome group tabs [duplicate]

I don't like google chrome group tab option. Previously it appeared once, but following simple instructions I managed to disable it. So before I done this: chrome://flags/ search for "Tab Grid ...
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Boot image header fields are invalid

I want to install TWRP on Redmi 5 (Rosy), during installation everything works normally. But when I want to boot into TWRP, fastboot boot TWRP.img a failure message appears on the ADB command line. ...
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Is it possible to install Android Gingerbread on a Galaxy Nexus?

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Nexus from years ago and I was wondering whether it's possible to flash an older Android version like Gingerbread on it using a custom ROM. Since it was originally ...
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How to find PID of test runner

I have my app and my tests saved as following: App package name: com.my.app Test runner: com.my.app.test When I run the app by itself, I can use adb to see the pid of my app: adb shell ps | grep com....
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Why isn't the unlock pattern working anymore?

A few days ago my unlock pattern was not recognized anymore. I'm guessing the cause is memory corruption or some bug. I haven't restarted the device yet, hoping to "find" the new pattern or ...
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Xperia X F5121 won't boot past splash screen

I'd appreciated any feedback on the below. I followed this https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/rom-10-0-aosp-suzu-sonyxperiadev-q-builds.3969967/ thread about upgrading Xperia X F5121 from Android 8 to ...
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What does it mean when a file is owned by the user “system” and the group “system”? in android file system

I just trying to understand What does it mean when a file is owned by the user “system” and the group “system”? in the android file system. In the android device file system root@xyz:/ # ls -l cache/ ...
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Guide says to install TWRP image but TWRP can't read it. What now?

I'm following this https://www.getdroidtips.com/android-10-q-sony-xperia-x guide to upgrade from Android 8 to Android 10. I'm having issue with the fifth step that says "In recovery menu, tap on ...
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Is it possible to run a batch file in android

Ok, so I have whatsapp installed and the notifications from one group that I am admin for are driving me mad. Whatsapp has the facility to "mute" notifications for 8 hrs but I have to do ...
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Xiaomi Mi A2 + Lineage OS 11 = no mobile network internet

I have an Xiaomi Mi A2 with Lineage OS 11 installed. Calls, texts and wifi work fine but switching off wifi or moving out of range of router results in loss of internet, i.e. my mobile network does ...
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My Android Phone disconnect internet when I turn off screen [closed]

I make Android App, it can download files from the server, but when I turn off the screen, the internet disconnected and I can download by my app, but the Facebook and message still keep connect ...
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Why fastboot isn't accepting unlocking code I received from Sony?

I'm following this https://www.getdroidtips.com/android-10-q-sony-xperia-x guide about changing ROM of my phone to Android 10. My Xperia X is stuck on Android 8 and isn't getting any further upgrades. ...
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A515F Global version in Bootloop

Anyone, please help, I charge the phone overnight at normal, wake up in the morning the phone is in bootloop Forever! (It's Samsung A51 Global version, A515F with the 5/18 firmware stock ROM, NO ...
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How to disable 'Slowly Charging' message

I am looking to disable this intrusive message that pops up. You can not proceed to do anything on the phone until you acknowledge it. To be clear, I am not looking for 'tips' to increase charging ...
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Can't delete downloads from my Samsung tablet

Samsung tablet. Lots of downloads are stored in my files. When I select them and then select delete, nothing happens. Why won't they delete? Thanks
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How to implement Android app with video downloader from url with different download resolution option download [closed]

I am developing java android project which download video from url with diffrent resolution such as 144p, 360p, 720p but don't know to download with specific resolution as I can able to download video ...
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How can I download a file with the Google Drive program directly to my phone's SD card?

I use Samsung Galaxy S9 with Android 10. How can I download a file with the Google Drive program directly to my phone's SD card? By default files are downloaded to my phone's internal storage.
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Unable to restore whatsapp chat from local backup

I made a local backup of whatsapp chat on my samsung e5. I copied the entire folder to my new redmi note 10. But i was unable to make the app resotre chats from local backup. Finally i somehow managed ...
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Is possible to see battery status of a bluetooth audio device if is not used for calls?

I have bluetooth audio receiver which shows its battery level in Bluetooth settings. But when I disable Phone calls for this device, can't see battery level anymore. It's even possible to see it ...
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Why can't I share Wifi to Linux mint if I can share it via USB? [closed]

I have a mobile phone with Android. I can share its internet connection to Linux Mint via USB. But if I try to share the connection via wifi, Mint gives an error: "Connection failed, Activation ...
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android send email programmatically from outlook [closed]

I used this answer to send an email programmatically using a Google account and it was working fine. But I want to send it from the non-Google account for example in my case outlook.com. Is there any ...
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Read input from stdin when using `pm install`

I would like to install an application using pm install but not provide the APK path and rather provide application data using stdin as shown in the documentation below: install [-rtfdgw] [-i PACKAGE] ...
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How to flash Huawei P30 firmware via PC?

I need info on how to flash Huawei P30 rom without sd card via PC. Please help.
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Double SIM hotspot WiFi problem

I use a dual-SIM on my Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) running on Android 9 to have data from an Italian and a German operator at the same time. It works fine on the phone, but I noticed that when I use it ...
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does “adb install”overwrite or skips when the apk is already installed?

i just want to have more clarity in what adb does by default . when i run adb install for an apk that is already installed the cmd only shows : Performing Streamed Install Success it does not specify ...
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How do I put the phone on vibrate, except for select contacts in phone app. No, not Do Not Disturb. Vibrate

Since like 2005 my phone has been on vibrate. I don't want sound from WhatsApp, SMS, Calendar, phone ringer, or anything else. So I set my phone to silent. (press volume up or down, then click the ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) fastboot connection to PC

I've been trying for a few days to install LineageOS on a Google Nexus 7 (2013 version, or "flo"), using this guide here, but the USB cable connection seems to be very unstable for anything ...
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Why is OTG not working on Android 11?

I have a Samsung Android 11 device and I can't open the usb via OTG and I think the problem is with the Android 11 update. Is there a solution?
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How to fix Huawei P30 “Getting Package info Failed Error”?

I am trying to fix my Huawei P30 (Android 10) which gets stuck in recovery mode. I tried to fix it by using eRecovery but I get the error "Get Package info failed". Around the internet, I ...

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