I've been looking all over the internet for an answer to this for a while. In hopes of alleviating other people's headache's, here's how to enable/disable automatically adding home screen icons of newly downloaded apps in the newly released Android Oreo.
You won't find the setting in the Play Store anymore, nor is it in the Google app settings, or the ...
Google paid nothing, but has a "pure co-branding partnership" with the owner of the trademark, Mondelēz, according to this article.
Google did not pay the famous cookie's maker, Mondelēz, any money to
use the name, said spokeswoman Valerie Moens, who in an email called
it a "pure co-branding partnership." The company said in a news
There are three ways to identify which encryption type is used:
Identification by device behavior
As a user you should be able to identify what encryption scheme is used by the behavior of your device when it boots (e.g. because you restarted it).
If the classic Full Disk Encryption is active your device will boot for some time and then present a special ...
I am on Oreo 8.0.0 and couldn't find a setting for this so ended up using this Hide "running in the background" Notification
I have several apps running in background and disabled them all using this app, as it serves no useful purpose for me to know
Auto Notification is another app that has this feature amongst other Tasker oriented features if you are ...
For debug build, user have to disable-verity at first.
mount -o rw,remount /system
In order to know build type of your android, in adb shell enter the following command
cat /system/build.prop | grep build.type
This community wiki will list all of the known and rumored dates for devices.
If you have an update please edit this wiki here, but make sure to follow the format that's been established, and the following guidelines:
Keep devices in alphabetical order listing the manufacturer and model
Specify if the date is confirmed or rumored and link to the source
Use Google Takeout to export out of Google services a list of all activity involving the Google Play Store for a Google account.
No root or even device is required as you are exporting out of Google's collected cloud data, you just need account credentials.
For reference I just did it for my account and was able to obtain a zip file containing the ...
I have the same options on my Nexus 6P as I did on Nougat however, they are accessed slightly differently. If you click the 'Do not disturb' text in the notification panel you should see the options you're after. I get the 1 hour option and (when within 12 hours of an alarm) the option to turn off at next alarm.
This article on Ars Technica demonstrates a ...
Long press/Hold the application name is running in the background and toggle the switch available, like seen in the below screenshot (option is currently enabled, turn it off to disable the running in background notification)
Or you can go to Settings > Notifications (enable show system apps option found in menu) > Android System > Disable Apps running in ...
Go to Settings > Sounds and Notifications > Advanced > Notifications.
Click on the three dots up in the right corner and tap Show System.
Scroll down to System UI.
Under Categories, tap on VZW, then tap on Importance, select Medium: No sound.
Why is the GPS location notification in the VZW category of notifications? I don't understand.
I debugged by ...
Don't clear data of Media Storage (System App) as mattm suggested, you'll lose all ringtones and sound effects.
Instead, do a search for the ringtone or sound effect you added using the Files app (comes with Android), then erase it. It'll be removed from the ringtone selection menu without erasing all the other sound files.
You can use Tasker to accomplish this
Profile (or Trigger)
Create a Profile which allows triggering of the Tasker upon bluetooth connection:
Go to Profiles Tab and click the "+"
State ➡ Net ➡ BT Connected [Name : Name of your car BT, Address: MAC of your Car BT)
Tap back to exit from this window
You will notice as soon exit, you will be prompted ...
Google has added a dark theme to many of dev previews of Android, but they always remove it at the last minute :(
So, unless the OEM skin on your device provides this option, it looks like your only course of action would be to follow XDA's guide on installing a dark theme without root.
Sony helped Google in implementing native support of RRO layers in Android O. This was previously used in many Xperia phones for a better system-wide theme support. In android custom rom and root community, Project Substratum is used for same. It also uses RRO layers thus provides better and more consistent theme than previous option CynogenMod Theme Engine (...
From Android Developer blog
....we even extract the color of the dot from your icon.
From Stack Overflow, Is it possible to change the notification Dot's color on Android Oreo, accepted answer says the same with support in comments saying that it changes with icon design
So, not possible
In complement to what beeshyams reply:
As of now, you can't change Oreo Notification dots colors in AOSP, starting from Android 8.0, native Notification Dot color depends on its app icon colors.
I said AOSP, because some mobile manufactures are using their own UI apps (Launcher/ Theme apps etc... ), thus they can control Notification dots like ...
It's possible to disable the heads-up notifications with adb, without root, using one of the two options below. Sadly, on some of the most recent LG or Samsung phones, this setting is saved only in RAM, hence it only works until the next reboot.
>>> Preliminary steps (required for both options) <<<
On your phone:
Disable "Disable alerts during ...
It seems like an Oreo issue as documented here:
It was resolved in 8.1.0, but Samsung hasn't provided this update to its 8.0 phones. So today it is mostly Samsung users that are affected.
Google Now Launcher was Google's first public launcher, and it was shipped on Nexus phones as well as millions of other devices, which was a simpler launcher for Android Ecosystem.
The Google Now Launcher is now listed as incompatible with almost every Android device in Play store.
Google announced retirement of Google Now launcher in Feb 2017.
The current ...
Click and hold on the bar and drag it toward the the trashbin or remove text.
If that does not work then check out this article https://www.androidpit.com/how-to-remove-the-google-search-bar-from-your-android-homescreen
In fact without removing battery it's not possible to shut down a device completely in order to avoid the loss that could possibly occur due to short circuit caused by water.
Let's have a brief look at what shut down means and what are possible options to achieve this.
HOW SHUTDOWN WORKS?
Android is based on Linux kernel which is the very first executable ...
In Settings → Apps → NYTimes → Open by default:
Open Supported Links: set it to Ask every time
tap Clear Defaults
Tested on Android 6.0.1 and Android 7.1.2.
In Android 8 (Oreo®) you can also reach that setting via:
Settings → Apps & Notifications → (Advanced) → Default Apps → Opening links
You can alternatively ...
At least to the public's knowledge the Oreo twitter account the Oreo company reached out to Android first.
@sundarpichai L’Oreo, Monsieur Oreo, Nouveau Oreo…Oreo… we’ll always be l’ready, @Android . #Lollipop
I'm sure the co marketing is helpful on both sides but yes ace is right nobody paid anything.
Since accepted answer is not applicable in my situation (there is no "Memory" menu item) (Android 8.0.0, Samsung S8), I want to share another way of getting memory usage info. This shows RAM status and RAM usage by applications.
Settings > Developer Options > Running Services