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Edit the Calendar file

Android 5 Samsung Galaxy S20 I want to edit the Holidays file to remove holidays I don't like. Where is the Holidays file stored? Thanks much, John
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Google activity showing things I didn't do

I have a Galaxy S10 Lite and I need some help because I really don't know what to do about this. I have looked up for a solution and can't find one anywhere. Since I got my phone last year I have had ...
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Create custom SELinux domain using magiskpolicy

Tried to make custom domain for an app that is installed from PlayStore. I created a module that would patch the policy at boot and edited system/etc/selinux/plat_seapp_contexts to assign the app my ...
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Create boot.img from compiled kernel

I am trying to install Magisk on a RePhone. The only operating system related download I found (on the company's website or anywhere else) is this: https://myrephone.com/opensource.7z That seems to be ...
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How can I prevent an application from closing in the background on Android 12?

I have a Pixel 6, and have the application "Fate/Grand Order" installed. On an earlier version of Android 12, the game would remain opened in the background, when the application was ...
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Impossible to select script line on mobile fone

On any mobile fone running Android, it is impossible to select the whole script line. If you slowly try to move the line to expose more of the script line and then attempt to move the blue end mark of ...
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Binder from Android to chroot linux

Situation: Android OS that runs chroot'ed Ubuntu. As i understand Ubuntu does work on top of android linux kernel, which have integrated Binder interface, i checked few examples here. Does it mean ...
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FBE securely wipe all data

According to android documentation the FBE system has two different levels. Credential Encrypted (CE) storage and Device Encrypted (DE) storage. Does a factory reset of an FBE phone reset the keys of ...
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Trying to flash Gapps on Sony Xperia 10 III AOSP android 12

I have a Sony Xperia 10 III open device and I have build an AOSP android 12 and flashed the build to the phone which has booted successfully. Since the AOSP is not having any google apps prebuilt, I ...
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What are the content of backup generated using Android system recovery?

I have an old Android Lollipop phone stuck on boot loop. I backed it up using recovery to my SD card. What are the files included in that backup? Does it contain my application and its data, or it ...
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External SSD drive can only be detected when Android is on 100% battery

Android 11 will communicate with the external drive using a -y- connector, one lead to power, and the other lead to PNY 1TB drive. However, once the battery drains below 100 percent, Android refuses ...
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Remotely disable the phone (parental control)

For a host of reasons, I want to buy a cheap Android phone for my kids. However, I want total control. From my research here is what I found: You can create a guest account according to Setup Android ...
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Encrypt files using Android shell tools

I want to encrypt and decrypt some files (symmetrically and asymmetrically) on the Android command line, including the one in the TWRP recovery. Is there a program which can do this? I've tried ...
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How to change the User Agent string in Chrome browser on Android (mobile phone)

I've looked all over the internet, does anyone know how to change the user agent the google chrome for Android browser sends out? Trying to do this on my dev phone. If not has anyone been able to ...
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I would like configure Keys-to-Go physical keyboard layout to Azerty

I have: a Keys-to-Go Logitech Keyboard in Azerty an Oppo Find X3 Lite 5G Android smartphone powered by Android 12, ColorOS v12.1 I use Gboard I can connect Keys-to-Go to my smartphone with success, ...
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Does adding multiple user accounts on my android have any adverse impact?

I see Androids provide an option to add multiple user accounts to a phone. This is helpful when I have to lend my phone to family or an acquaintance, or to separate work apps and personal apps. I was ...
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How to save data/settings of OS in termux?

Short story. Installed termux, installed Ubuntu 20.04 using Andronix, curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/AndronixApp/AndronixOrigin/master/repo-fix.sh > repo.sh && chmod +x repo.sh &...
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Is there any app cloner that 100% works on android 12?

I used app cloner when my OS was android 11 and it worked very well, now mine is 12 and I have installed all possible apps that I could think of to just clone an app. It's a very simple task, but I'm ...
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Display Landline Caller ID On my android POS device?

I run a takeaway and have just moved to an Android POS. My old windows device allowed me to see the numbers calling on the screen and I could then Identify the customer. Does anyone know of any ...
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Rescind 'find my device' location permission in Google account

I had lost my phone somewhere in the same room I was in. To make it ring in Google's find my phone feature, I had to give it full permission to process it's location data. How do I rescind these ...
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Change Google Maps start screen

When I got my new phone, when I opened Google Maps, the default screen I had had a search bar at the top with a local map under and local stuff at the bottom. For some reason, when I open Maps, now it ...
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Is there any way to force a factory reset without being able to get into the bootloader nor the os?

I got a Nokia C100, when setting it up I messed up the password but didn't realize until I had locked the device, I can not log into the device, the bootloader only shows Fastboot mode, and android ...
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My Samsung phone just keeps restarting

I have never been in a situation like this. I was developing some widget app on my Samsung A12 with Android 12 and all of a sudden, while building and running the app, the system just shut off. It ...
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how to force an old app to be supported in the higher android version than it's supposed to be?

I have a very almost similar question to this discussion: Is it possible to run old apps on newer versions of Android? If so, how?, the question in the discussion hasn't even got answered officially ...
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How to know which app is crashing/throwing exceptions in the background?

I'm asking this question as an end user. All of the sudden every x hours an exception is shown on my phone for a brief moment. Something along the lines of could not get x coordinate bla bla. So I ...
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Using a VPN Server on Android device in order to perform remote vulnerability scan

I am working on an Android Java application that performs a vulnerability scan of the network where the mobile device is. Since I cannot install any type of vulnerability scan tool on Android I would ...
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My old phone can't detect my new phone

I've got the following: An Android 9 phone with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC enabled. An Android 11 phone with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC enabled. The phones are right next to each other. Both are ...
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My Google Username is a non-Google email address and I used it to log onto a new Pixel 6 Pro which now wont add my Exchange account with same address

I have a new Pixel 6 Pro and have migrated Apps and settings from a 3A via my Google ID. My Google Username is my regular Outlook email address and not a Gmail address. When I now go to add my ...
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Chrome (Android) auto download pdf every week (is it a virus ?)

A year ago i've been fighting against an hacker that had access to a lot of my accounts (not very difficult since my passwords were record with google account). Somehow he archives to get the codes ...
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Is it possible to control an android application via the web?

I have an application that monitors the mobile device and all its features (battery, memory, location, etc.), I can even block installed applications by taking your signature. Is it possible on ...
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Customize daily reset time for Samsung Digital Wellbeing

I have a Samsung on Android 12 and I don't like that app timers inside Digital Wellbeing always reset at midnight. When I wake up in the morning, I want all my timers at zero. But that is not possible ...
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multi-language input not working for japanese

i have upgraded to realme 9 pro and the keyboards i use are english, spanish, czech and japanese. since i really dislike switching between them i have been primarily keeping it in the english layout ...
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Android TV/box, wrong date time, and no internet access

I have a few Android TVs and Android TV boxes around the house, and one common nuisance is: that if the time and/or date are incorrect, then the internet for those devices won't work. Also through the ...
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How do I extract the boot image from my ROM on my phone to modify with magisk?

I am trying to root my phone and I need to extract the boot img from the ROM on my phone preferably using the phone itself. Then I will modify the boot img with magisk. How can I extract the boot ...
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how to force turn on flashlight

case 1: while using third party camera app like messenger or snapchat, if i turn on flashlight from the app, the app creates a white frame on screen to light up (front camera). and i can't turn on ...
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How do you show a phrase or sentence in full screen?

Previously there was a menu option in Google Translate to show the translated text in full screen so it's easy to read from a distance. You could also use english as the visibility was the main ...
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How to use the Decryption key for Adopted internal storage to unlock/read the encrypted data? [duplicate]

I have the backed up encypted data stored on my computer. And I have Root access to the Android device & am able to find the Vold folder in the Android system internal storage containing the ...
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Is phone data sent or saved in the event of a crash?

By default, does google or Samsung get any call history data, text messages, emails, or note app content like google keep if those apps are open and in ram during the event of a crash? Thanks!
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Is Google keep note content data included in a crash report or error log?

Does anyone know if the android google keep app sends any note content data to google or anyone else in an error log or crash report in the event of an app issue? Thank you!
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What is this symbol in my notification bar? [duplicate]

I have an unknown icon in my notification panel of my phone and was just wondering what it was from
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Which soc is redmi note 3 snapdragon?

I have a redmi note 3 snapdragon 650(which is supposed to be msm8956) variant.CPU-Z is showing my soc as msm8952 which is name for snapdragon 617.
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How to Block ADs on Spotify (Android) with a local VPN?

Is it possible to block ADs on Android Spotify by using an Ad blocking (local) VPN? I have the feeling that Spotify is streaming ads https encrypted over the same server as music since adguard can't ...
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copy play services from one device to another

I have an Android device (fire tablet) without playstore/playservices. By googling, I found tons of howtos to download and install the 4 necessary apk packages. Since I have several "offcial ...
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How to know if an app doesn't work because my phone doesn't support or it's just the app's fault?

When the internal storage (not the SD Card) in my phone is almost full, sometimes it makes some apps failed to be installed, but they will be able to be installed after I free up some space. I ...
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How to create a QR code that open a local excel file saved in android phone without internet access?

I have some excel file in my android phone that each one is related to a device. I want to create a QR code (linked to directory of excel file) for every device, when I scan this barcode by my phone, ...
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If I open a suspicious mp3 or mp4 file on my phone would I be safe if it doesn't install anything?

I have read that .mp3 and .mp4 files can be infected with malware among others. But if open such a file on my phone would I be safe if it doesn't prompt me to install anything? If I open an mp3 or mp4 ...
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Can't restore (Nandroid backup) data partition (using TWRP) because boot gets stuck on "Phone is starting..."

I embarked on a planned factory reset and hence started the procedure with a Nandroid backup (via TWRP) of all available partitions. Following the reset, after restoring the data partition from the ...
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Is there a fool proof way to change the clock position on my lockscreen? Nothing else. Just drop it down by 50 pixels

Title says it all: Is it possible to change the position of the clock on the lockscreen. I need to move it downwards a bit. I'm on a OnePlus 8 (IN2015_11_C.21) Latest Android (12)
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How does one clear the storage in Google One without affecting the original files?

I was trying to move all my stuff from my old iPhone to my new google pixel 6 pro. In the process of me trying to do, that one of the attempts I made was to use Google One to make this change. It ...
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My phone has slowed down after inserting an SD card (Strontium 32GB 85 MB/s UHS-1 CLASS 10 card)

I have no idea why. the card is empty(except the empty folders made by android). The lag is most pronounced while multitasking(for example duo video call in picture in picture mode while i message ...
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