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How to read and edit system xml files of android 12+?

On previous android versions, I can easily read and edit system XML files using a text editor but XML files from android 12 cannot be read properly and they looks like random symbols. For example, I ...
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Android 11 - What exactly does "allow background activity" do?

From what I understand, it simply allows apps that are manually ran to update and send notifications faster while in the background. Is that all it does, and if so should you turn it off for most apps ...
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Data randomly stops working until turned off and on again

I have been having an issue with my Pixel 4a for a few months that has me stumped. I experienced this on stock Android 11 and also since I just upgraded to Android 12. Intermittently and periodically, ...
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Android 11 - Does google location accuracy/Wifi scanning work better with more buildings around you/more Wifi signals?

Would more Wi-fi signals mean location is more accurately displayed or is it the opposite? I live in an apartment on the 2nd floor and there are some big buildings around me. Will this improve ...
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Some apps will not run on Virtual Device

I have noticed recently, newer versions of some apps wont run on a Virtual Device, even with proxy disabled. Example app: com.soundcloud.android If you start the app and try to sign in, you get a ...
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Can i regain my phone? [duplicate]

An android device is force resetted and after that he has been asked to enter the last used email id on that device . He forgot his mail id and password due to some health reasons . Will he be able to ...
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Android 11 - Should you turn off optimization apps? Do they not save as much power as they are said to do?

https://dontkillmyapp.com/samsung "Battery optimization, Auto-optimize, Adaptive battery, Adaptive power-saving, Background restrictions, lists of Sleeping apps, Unused apps, Deep sleeping apps, ...
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Is it possible to delete files on android from a usb PC connection?

From PC (Linux) connected on an Android device through an USB connection, is it possible to delete files on the Android device ? (Running Android >9 on smartphone, PC OS: Linux) The standard ...
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Is is possible to send files from smartphone to a PC via usb (Export commanded from the smartphone)?

I have files (mainly pictures) selected under android file manager or photo viewer. Is it possible to send them to a PC via and usb connection ? My aim is to do the file selection on the android ...
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Can I have a vm desktop on android without vmos?

Can I have a direct vm to run on android 5.0 lollipop? Because I have looked quite a lot of places pls answer if you know one that is not vmos
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What are the minimum software specifications for Android 11 [duplicate]

What are the minimum software specifications for Android 11, what is the minimum specification needed for android 11 in terms of processor, screen, and other capabilities?
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How to run .sh script (iptables commands) on start up

I am using LineageOS 18.1 When I was on LOS 16, I used to edit the file /system/etc/init.d/00banner and put my iptables commands there, e.g.: #!/system/bin/sh sh -c 'iptables -A OUTPUT -m owner --uid-...
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Wrong earphones/headphones buttons press/tap behavior

I've had this issue for a long time now. As far as I know there are three button commands while using any music players. One press for pause, double press to go to the next song, and triple press to ...
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How To Map Joypad Axis To Button?

How do I map a joypad (specifically the HAT switch/DPad) axis to a button with a key-layout file in /system/usr/keylayout/? I currently have this line in the appropriate file: axis 0x10 split 0x7f ...
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"fastboot reboot fastboot" boots into TWRP, not fastbootd

I am trying to reinstall Oxygen OS on my Oneplus Nord N100, and you need to boot into fastbootd or else it will say cannot flash critical partition. But, the command to do so just boots into TWRP. In ...
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How to turn my mobile phone on? [duplicate]

My Samsung Blade A7 ZTE mobile phone fell in toilet by accident yesterday now . I pulled out SIM card and wiped everything clean and dry.it started vibrating turning on and off repeatedly and the ...
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How can I install Greasemonkey, Tampermonkey, or similar in Firefox Android?

I have Firefox 94.1.2 on a Pixel 3XL with Android 10. I'm trying to install a user-script extension like Greasemonkey Tampermonkey. addons.mozilla.org shows these are both available for Android: ...
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Upgraded Samsung device to Android 12, but Quick Panel still looks like the last Android version

After updating Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra to Android 12, I expected the Quick Panel to look completely different like I seen in some Android 12 reviews. But my Quick Panel looks exactly the same as ...
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Identify an app by notification icon when the notification disappears too quickly [duplicate]

There is a notification that repeatedly appears for a fraction of second and then immediately disappears. I was never able to have a look at it despite many attempts. The only thing I was able to see ...
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Google fit - Putting app to sleep & optimizing battery usage: Do they interrupt tracking KM distance?

I'm using google fit to track my walking distance for pokemon go, and I'm not sure if I need to make it "never sleep" or not allow it to be optimized for it to work well in the background. ...
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Galaxy S7 - Stock Rom - Stuck at Downloading

Thought I'd re-edit to make it clearer: I have a stock Galaxy S7 that is stuck at the 'Downloading...do not turn off target' screen. I have tried restarting it via vol down and power, and it keeps ...
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During purchase money is deducted but the payment status is shown as cancelled-Tinder gold [duplicate]

If during purchase money is deducted but the payment status is shown as cancelled will the deducted amount be refunded automatically?It happened with me while purchasing Tinder gold and after my money ...
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How to Customise Bluetooth mouse buttons

Question: Has anyone found a way to customise mouse buttons generically in Android? Reason for question: Currently I am only able to custimise mouse buttons on Android in a limited way. There are only ...
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Can Firefox on android be set to open bookmarks in current tab rather than opening in an new tab?

I am running LineageOS 16.0.20200308 (android version 9) on a Samsung Note 3 (hlte) and have Firefox 94.1.2 installed. When I open a bookmark in Firefox it opens in a new tab and I would prefer the ...
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Where are these files on My Video listed as being Amazon Photo Account?

I have lots of picture and video accessible only in My Videos. I have File Commander and it can't detect most of the videos. I searched through the directory (going from docs) and there is no folder ...
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Need help with what the anonymous icon is along with ID next to phone ICON

Please help me identify these icons in the notification bar
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Why are there npk files on my KIndle Fire HD and can I just delete them?

According file association checker, NPK files are Microtik Router files? I have five that are 3-4 MB each. They are in a folder called "bodlebookiapsong_us_android_amazon in self study" and ...
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How do I share apps with my kids in Android 10?

I upgraded the family tablet from a HUDL2 to a Teclast P20HD. In the HUDL (Android 4.4.2) when I bought/installed new apps I was given the option to share them with other (restricted) users on the ...
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What is terminal pathname to external SD card on Moto G Power?

I put an SD card into a Moto G Power, running Android 11. Settings -> Storage -> [name] allows me to "Open with Files", which shows me the directories. Opening "Music" shows ...
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"EPERM (Operation not permitted)" ERORR in Android app on Samsung S20FE

I am using this android app called "My Finances" from some developer 7csolutions. This app is for tracking your finances and expenses and i have been using it for like 5 years, so i have all ...
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What is XMPassport?

I discovered this on the Android 11 settings: I don't know what it means and what it is for. Kinda like a credential manager for certs. How can it be used? UPDATE: (approx) image translation to ...
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Running a python script on an Android device

I need to control an android app using a python script. Currently, I connect my phone to my laptop and use adb (android debug bridge). Process: Laptop sends an adb shell command to android to take a ...
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Soft bricked my Samsung Galaxy j2 Prime. I need help!

First of all, I must clarify I'm not tech savy, I have some really basic knowledge but it's the same as nothing. I will do however try to follow up. The problem: I followed this guide on how to ...
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Can't insert data in google sheets from android app (Java) [migrated]

I'm trying to insert a data on google sheet api by calling this method on my code. but it's not working, what is wrong with my code? public void addItemToSheet() { //final ...
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Setup localhost proxy

I am hosting a PWA in a local network. The network is not connected to the internet and is for internal use only. As service-workers require https, which is tricky (at least for me) to set up in a ...
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Bypass FPR for coolpad E502? [duplicate]

So, i had this old phone laying around and when i booted it asked me for a password then i factory reseted it but it required me to login into my old google account which is currently deleted. So is ...
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SD Maid installed service - Is it actually useful and doesn't take up much battery?

I found out about the app's installed service, I'm not sure if it would take up more battery by enabling it to clean memory and stop apps. Has anyone found this installed service useful? Will it ...
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Moon+ Reader TTS doesn't respond to earphone controls

When I'm listening to a book on headphones or on earbuds, when using Text-to-speach, in Moon+ Reader Pro, it didn't respond to the stop button on the headphones. Pandora and YouTube do, it's just Moon+...
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Cannot install app from Play store - fail to connect

Installing an application from the Play store fails to download, a brief message states "please open my apps to establish a connection with the server" Search and update work as expected. ...
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Phone's download speed doesn't go over 10 Mbps(1.2 MBps)

I have an ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1(X00_TD). Lately, I have noticed that my phone's downloading or uploading speeds don't go over 10 to 15 Mbps. It has a 2.4 G wifi and easily used to give me 40-60 Mbps ...
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Force resize widget smaller than allowed

The default launcher on Google Pixel Android 12 does not allow some widgets to be resized as small as they could be. Chronos fit+ for instance is a 2x2 sized widget, so even when configured as a small ...
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How can I run Google Pixel without a physical screen attached?

I'm attempting to run a google pixel 3 without the physical screen. The phone will be used in remote management, so I have a remote management utility installed on the device as well. Everything works ...
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Emulator keyboard event/polling problem

I just tried to play Repton 2 on android-emulator for Linux. FWIW I used a Pixel 2 image, because it has a good resolution for capturing video, and API 30. Repton 2 can be played with the keyboard, ...
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How can one disable incoming videos on Zoom?

How can one disable incoming videos on Zoom? I use Samsung Galaxy S9 with Android 10. E.g. in MS Teams one may do it as follows:
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Change keyboard's language with ADB?

I know there is a way to detect the current enabled_input_methods: settings get secure enabled_input_methods com.samsung.android.honeyboard/.service.HoneyBoardService;65538;2621440:com.samsung.android....
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Alarm is silent because "Unable to play during call" because of facebook messenger

This morning, the alarm did not wake me up. When I change the ringtone, I cannot hear how the new ringtone sounds (the phone is still silent) but I get the message Unable to play during call My ...
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Hotspot connection lost to PC every few minutes

My only internet connection at present is via a hotspot on Moto G7 (running Android Version 10) connecting via GiffGaff (which runs on the O2 network). I keep the phone data on 3G as 4G seems slower ...
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How do I down grade my gabb phone?

Hello i have a gabb phone which is kinda like a flip phone in a smart phone body, and i learned how to flash apps to it with adb but in a update they patched it. I need help getting back to the old ...
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Is there a way to unaccept WhatsApp's new terms and privacy policy?

As you may know, WhatsApp's new terms and privacy policy are currently optional, as "we currently have no plans for these reminders to become persistent and to limit the functionality of the app&...
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How long do apps appear in recent used apps list on a samsung s9? And is there a limit to how many?

As the title says really. Do apps show indefinitely or is there a time limit?

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