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Identify child control kiosk app from icon and launcher [duplicate]

A child, accidentally, installed an application into this android phone, that seems to provide child control functionalities, through a locked down kiosk mode with limited screen time. Exiting kiosk ...
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Have SIMs functionalities changed since 2012?

I have a fully functional SIM card in my phone (Galaxy S22+) that works well (at least according to me). It was suggested by the operator to change this SIM to a more modern one. There is no cost ...
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How can one install Google Play Services on an Android-running device that does not have it by default?

I have an unusual device - an "ITX-3588J" board from the Chinese manufacturer Firefly (T-Chip Intelligent Technology Co.) using a Rockchip RK3588 ARM SoC - and it comes pre-loaded with ...
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Can android 11 take 2 wired USB controllers

I have an Android 11 box (Android TV Box 11.0, 4GB 64GB Decodificador Android Box, Amlogic S905W2 Smart TV Box"), and am trying Retroarch. For controller 1, I have a Power A Liquid Metal XBox One ...
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Hijacked Android phone (not detected by Windows and cannot reset it)

I tried to debug my Android phone using mvt-android on Kali Linux, and guess what happened, my Samsung phone started flickering (pink screen) all of a sudden. I had to restart it. I then re-plugged it ...
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details of quick ring/call/drop flood attack - phone unusable and overheated

A while ago I read about an attack performed with an application that rendered the attacked phone unusable and overheated for the period of the attack. If I remember correctly the attack was based on ...
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SocketBuildError: Permission Denied for raw sockets [migrated]

I was asked to adapt our network testing libraries so that they are able to run on Android. The applications base functionalities are written in Rust and include ping, dns, traceroute, etc. I'll use ...
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How do I check if Google One (Google Drive) backup for android is backing-up ALL text messages?

My previous SMS/MMS backup solution, SMS Backup & Restore, regularly reported that I had about a gigabyte of combined SMS and MMS on my Android phone. I just did my first backup on Google One (...
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Bluetooth Audio Auto-Play

I have a Pixel phone and use Podcast Addict to listen to various podcasts. The problem I have is that if I am listening to something and transition to a vehicle that is paired with my phone, the audio ...
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Can the OnePlus 8 Pro IR camera be re-enabled with LineageOS?

OnePlus got into some heat providing an infrared camera. They subsequently had to disable it, Therefore, we are already working on an OTA that we’ll push out in the coming weeks to offer the ...
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Pixel connectivity to Bluetooth Speaker

I have a Pixel device that I have paired with a simple bluetooth speaker to listen to music at my desk. The problem I have is that if I go to Bluetooth settings and turn off the Phone calls option, ...
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Shortcut to take a picture and automatically add it to a specific Google Photos album?

What I'm looking for is an icon on my home screen that will open my camera app. Then when a picture is taken, it is automatically added to a specific Google photos album. Is this possible?
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Increase number of fingerprint attempts

Is there any way to increase the number of allowed fingerprint attempts before PIN etc is demanded? I'm comfortable using adb shell if necessary.
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how to turn off a samsung A10 that keeps rebooting?

I have had my Samsung A10 for about 2 years now. A few days ago it restarted by itself and got stuck in Upload Mode: It was showing a screen with two options: connecting to PC and Rebooting the device....
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How can I fix the phone bricked?

My phone has just bricked after I do something using ADB and now I can't do anything to it. I can't hard reset, The volume part is broken off and does not respond only power button, The touch screen ...
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Cancelling emergency request and getting help from Google Assistant

I learned today that Android has an Emergency Button that goes off if you Press the Power Button five times. But, how do you cancel it? I got Google Assistant to come up to ask what it was, and it ...
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Wireless Android Debugging Not Working

I am using Android Studio Chipmunk edition. My android device is connected to the Wifi and my PC is connected to the same router through Ethernet cable. My devices are running Android 12. So, it seems ...
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Instagram black screens on launch - Samsung S22

I have recently reset my instagram password and logged out of my account on my phone. However, I am now unable to use Instagram on my phone as it just black screens. I am able to log into my account ...
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Can someone help me with my data transfer "in the field" issue with Android?

I have an Android phone. I have a drone, a Go Pro, and a 5TB Seagate HDD that can be powered by the phone. I have a USB-C male to USB standard female adapter, that also has slots for microSD and SD ...
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Can I recover notes from before I factory reset my phone?

I have a Poco X3 NFC and did a factory reset just yesterday, but apparently lost a very important password and I can't seem to get it any other way. It was stored as a note from the "notes" ...
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Micro SD cards work on phone with Android 8 but corrupted in phone with Android 11?

I have two SanDisk micro SD cards, a 8GB one for storing my photos and files in a Sony Xperia XA1, which runs Android 8.0 as the OS, the other one is a 128GB used in a Sony Xperia L3 phone, running ...
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Keyboard Shortcut for File Rename

Is there a keyboard shortcut for renaming a file in "Samsung Files"? I'm looking for a hotkey like f2 in Windows. I tried different shortcuts in both normal and DeX mode, but no luck. If ...
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Can I convert phone into USBC touchscreen display?

Is there a way to join two Android phones so that one of them is the touchscreen for the other? For example, to retrieve data on a cracked phone or to play games on a larger Android screen.
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Kindle fie hd 8 7th gen: KingoRoot is stuck at 90%

I am trying to root a Kindle Fire HD 8 7th gen to install TWRP recovery on it. KingoRoot gets stuck at 90%. Nothing works.
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Can't access my Activision account because the google authentication code was deleted. How do I get it back?

I've been trying to log into my Activision account but I can't because the google authentication code was deleted off the app. I've been trying to contact support but I can't reach them. Is there a ...
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Sign in page and chrome crashes on huawei P9 lite

Whenever i try to sign in through the account setup setting, it always crashes 5 seconds after it loads. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling chrome, removing chrome updates. On other web browsers,...
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in app purchases stopped working, rooted device

This is on a rooted Asus ROG phone 5 running Android 12 and with the stock ROM. Everything worked until about the middle of last month, including app purchases. Tried all the usual obvious stuff: ...
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If an android device's bootloader has been unlocked before and the bootloader tampered with, can you use adb to check if it was unlocked?

If an android device's bootloader has been unlocked before and the bootloader has been modified, does using adb in a Linux terminal show you that the bootloader was unlocked before by giving the ...
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Why the messages reflected in whatsapp folder are not showing in whtsapp APP?

I have a peculiar problem with my android phone. I once uninstalled and then reinstalled the whatsapp. After that all of the chats/media from the previous whatsapp sessions are deleted and are not ...
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Why did Chromecast stop working on my Android?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus smartphone and recently I stopped being able to cast anything to my TV nor my speakers, whether YouTube or Hulu or even just sound/music apps like Spotify. It ...
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Accessing An Android Device With Broken Screen Via ADB and Unauthorized Machine in 2022

I've done a lot of experimentation on this, but can't seem to get anywhere. I'm looking for guidance on recovering data from my broken Android phone(s). It seems like this is going to require some ...
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Can a hacker unlock the bootloader of an android device remotely?

Is it true that you can not unlock the bootloader of an android device remotely and the only way you can infect the firmware or bootloader is to have physical access to the device. What about rooting? ...
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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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SimpleSSHD Missing SCP?

I successfully got SimpleSSHD running on my OnePlus 7T and I can SSH into the phone fine and I can also connect using WinSCP. However, whenever I try to transfer a file, I get an error 127, which ...
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How to block the installation of a particular app from Google Play?

I wish to block and disable the installation of a couple of applications such as social media applications of Instagram, Reddit and Discord. Is there a particular way that the user is unable to ...
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Prioritize cellular data over Wi-Fi

Is there a way to set the phone to prefer cellular data over Wi-Fi so that it will use cellular if it's good but Wi-Fi if cellular is not? Similar to the "Switch to mobile data" setting but ...
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Mobile data usage on smartphone when NordVPN is turned on

I've recently started to use NordVPN on smartphone as I need to spend a lot of time in public networks. However, it is only 5th August and I have already got a data warning that I have used 2GB of ...
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Dark Mode glitch on Vivo v23 Pro

Why is the Dark mode in my Vivo v23 pro like this? It's bit transparent in darker areas, I'm able to see my phone's background and icons. Its very weird. Any solutions?
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How can I list which TCP Congestion Control Algorighm my Android device is using?

How can I enumerate the complete list of TCP Congestion Control Algorithms that my Android device supports? And how can I see which apps are using which algorithm? I'm trying to figure out why some ...
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Avoid re-downloading files with Termux in its own downloads folder

I have some files for which I don't have any app to open them with, but whenever I try to open them, instead of the "try looking in the Play Store for an app to open your file" dialog, I get ...
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App won't start after running in custom domain

I managed to make a priv-app running in its own domain. But it seems the custom domain had not inherited standard rules from appdomain. I'm using Magisk to inject and patch the SELinux policy. The app ...
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Android without wallpaper - is it possible?

I've just got new S22 phone and wanted to customize it. I wanted to have just a black screen as background, but I could not find any way to do it. On s22 one needs to choose some wallpaper- there is ...
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Increase brightness level without using backlight

I'm looking for a way to increase "software" level of brightness in Android without changing the "hardware" level, just like as if I was applying a brightness filter to an image ...
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How to determine why my pixel 3a running android 12 just beeped, and stop the unexplained beeping

My cell phone has a habit of beeping, with no recent notification present either on the lock screen or on the screen you get when you swipe down from the top of a home screen. (Sorry, I don't know ...
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Where are edited photos stored?

The Camera app stores photos in some DCIM folder, and these can easily be accessed to attach to an email message, or to download to a pc over an USB cable. In the Photos app, I can edit a photo, and ...
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Family tablet : too opened accesses for everyone

We used to have an old tablet, using an older version of Android, where multiple user profiles were allowed, but one at a time. The benefit was that each account was "personal", meaning one ...
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Phone won't receive MMS from one specific number after switching carriers

I don't suspect this is an Android specific problem, but I don't think there's another more relevant Stack Exchange. I switched my carrier from Verzion to Google Fi and took my phone number with me, ...
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Bootloader Is Unlocked But Yet Recovery Is Not Flashing (Fastboot Failed error)

I Unlocked My Bootloader And It Is Showing Me In Red Color (Bootloader:Unlocked) But When I Tried To Flash Recovery It Failed. recovery is device specific so no problem in recovery.
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Can't grant notification access on Android TV

I have a Kogan TV with Android TV 9. When I try to grant notification access to any app (just Notifications for Android TV & Pano Scrobbler for now), it reverts to being disabled after I back out ...
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Country code issue on texts

Running Pixel 6 Pro & Android 12.... Since returning back to Australia from a New Zealand holiday (country code 64), I'm now finding that all my incoming Messenger texts are unrecognised as known ...
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