I wanted to turn some of the comments into an answer that can be used for additional verification in case someone else runs into a similar issue where the vendor also reskinned the notifications window.
Android 9.0 was released in March 2018. The Security patch level is May 2017. This doesn't make sense at all. Would you trust it if the vaccination card for ...
There are significant changes in Magisk /EdXposed drivers which are updated here How to install EdXposed on Android 10 without triggering safety net
Please refer to updated installation instructions.
*Alternatives to Xposed (rovo89) are:
Virtual Xposed - a rootless Xposed and therefore far less capable. I didn't investigate further for this reason but I ...
When searching for Download Manager under Settings -> Apps & Notifications you missed listing out the system apps. List them by tapping on the three dots line in the upper right corner and choosing show system apps. Download Manager is a system app and you would find it apps list.
To disable the notifications from that app, tap on that app in the list, ...
This is a problem encountered by many that has upgraded into Android Pie or bought a new one with Android Pie. Luckily, this could be fixed but rooting the phone is necessary. Someone I know tried this and it worked. May this also help you,
I found out that when the hourglass is vertical, it makes the colors fade over time. But when it is horizontal, the colors do not fade.
Purple sitting 3 minutes with hourglass vertical on the left
Purple sitting 3 minutes with hourglass horizontal on the right
There is indeed a way to disable it by ADB.
Setup ADB on your PC/Mac.
Enable USB debugging on your android
Connect your device to the PC/Mac
Run following command in shell/terminal:
adb shell settings put secure show_rotation_suggestions 0
This seems to be a setting that started in Oreo related to Adaptive Icons. You now need specific themes to remove the border.
Per the following link:
If you don't want borders, go to settings>wallpaper and
themes>icons>download and find an icon pack with no borders.
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 ...
You can't create or modify OTA zip without the proper OEM signing key. However, there exist holes in older devices like Samsung Galaxy Y which allow flashing unofficial zip with test keys, but these kind of hacks are outdated (source)
if you want to create OTA zip you need update-binary for your device and write updater-script in EDIFY language
you can ...
Just wanted to add an answer for this that I found on Reddit, in case it disappears.
This issue seemed to be fixed for a few people by doing the following:
Go to settings -> Apps and Notifications -> see all apps -> three dot menu -> show system. Scroll to Download Manager. Clear cache, clear storage, force stop, disable, enable.
Of course, your download ...
After a long while and more serious privacy flops I had, I found a solution to this security breach of Samsung (Credit).
Install adb on your computer (manual)
Setup adb access (e.g. USB Debugging) on your device (manual)
Launch adb shell and execute the following commands:
pm uninstall --user 0 com.samsung.clipboardsaveservice
pm uninstall --user 0 com....
Vibration and GPS are considered as system services, not apps. Thus, it cannot be exempted on the usual setting when Battery Saver is enabled. However, since Android 8.0 Oreo, it is possible to tweak some settings for Battery Saver.
This is related to the BATTERY_SAVER_CONSTANTS global settings that can be modified through ADB.
* Battery Saver ...
Just did a quick search on the Issue Tracker - you might want to follow these threads and/or contribute a bug report for them:
https://issuetracker.google.com/issues/120241605 Android Pie - Clock shows wrong time (intermittent)
https://issuetracker.google.com/issues/119663595 Automatic Time Zone Selection is wrong Android 9 Pie (has been closed because ...
I read from many posts that the option shown above has been removed. Only solution I found is to download an icons set that was made without frames feature. I am using one called Zero made by MINU after seeing its link in another post about the same issue on this website.
The Android permissions model has been evolving with each release. Starting in Android P, apps can request "directory access" to receive permission to access a scoped directory on the device.
For example, an app that requests the permission WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE gets full access to external storage.
However, using scoped access, an app that takes and ...
Application updates do not recognise OTA Updates..
I have had several problems lately due to the fact that still use Android 5.0 and updating an application built for Android 8.0 or Android 7.0 will not work on my device..
The application will install the update, however the Data is still configured for Android 5.0 so the application can not read its ...
This option actually exists and I have just tested it on Android 10 (AOSP). The trick is to set a custom DHCP option 43 with the text value "ANDROID_METERED". What I find a bit confusion is that Android does not show you that it is on a metered Wi-Fi. I verified it with the NetworkMonitor app.
Someone documented this further: https://www.lorier.net/docs/...
A factory reset deletes all the userdata that has been stored by the user and apps, including your personal files in internal storage.
A factory reset does not make any changes to the system and boot partition (where the underlying OS is stored) or any other non-userdata partition. During a system update, it is mostly the boot and system partition which ...
You can achieve that using a third-party data usage application like 3G Watchdog
With 3G Watchdog you can have finer breakdown of data usage down to individuals application with options to view data usage per period including real time, day, week or month.
The Total Commander app can only work with saved ZIP files. This is defined in it's AndroidManifest.xml:
<data android:mimeType="application/zip" android:scheme="file"/>
Unfortunately Android does not main any persistent long-term log files.
There are some log buffers available that can be read via adb logcat. However the logs logcat can display to you are written to a fixed size log buffer (usually between 64k and 256k). If the buffer is full the first entries are overwritten.
Depending on the log traffic per minute this ...
From these observations, I infer that Android 9 (but not 6) enables
carriers to implement policies regarding mobile hotspots. Is that
Is there a difference in behavior between Pixel 2 phones bought though
a carrier and those bought directly from Google ( Device Manufacturer )?
If Android does facilitate device ...
That section is showing predicted apps. This feature was introduced in Android 9, along with their changes to the recent apps screen. I'm not sure if there's a common name for that UI element, but I found relevant info when searching for "predicted app drawer" and "app suggestions".
AFAIK, you can't customize this - the apps that appear ...