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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 ...


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Pull down the notification shade. If it looks like this: It is android 6.0 If it looks like this: It is android 9.0


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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 read that development on this has stopped (unconfirmed). Tai-Chi Xposed by the same developer of Virtual Xposed and supports Android Pie. Said to be close sourced and likely to be paid module per some ...


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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


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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, https://www.xda-developers.com/status-bar-clock-tweaks-android-p-root/


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Or you could do it the easy way.... I just figured it out with a lightbulb moment turning my flashlight brightness down


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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, ...


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Yes you can, by using smartlock. It should be located under security and lock screen. Click on smart lock then voice match and turn on: Access with voice match And lock screen personal results. However this may let you read earlier messages and will not restrain it to only selected contacts


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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. https://androidforums.com/threads/why-is-there-no-option-to-remove-icon-frame-borders-...


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Try long press on the shortcut icon, without lifting your finger until the new screen starts to appear. On my Pixel 2, I was able to get to the Bluetooth Setting screen.


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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The answer is wait in case nexus annouces its support for android pie then upgrade. As of now degrade to previous version of android. Note: You can try some more ROMs, so that you can enjoy VoLTE.


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From these observations, I infer that Android 9 (but not 6) enables carriers to implement policies regarding mobile hotspots. Is that correct? Yes Is there a difference in behavior between Pixel 2 phones bought though a carrier and those bought directly from Google ( Device Manufacturer )? Yes If Android does facilitate device ...


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Issue: Tingly feeling on hands while touching metallic parts of device. Test1: Firstly noticed at home during charging. Tried different sockets. [tingly feeling] Test2: charged using usb with a laptop. [Worked Normal] Test3: Connected at Office with UPS. [tingly feeling] I have googled this, and everybody told it was normal(due to no earth pin for ...


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The solution is to enter ip neighbor into a terminal app, it displays both the IP and the MAC address of the connected devices.


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Havoc Os v2.2 is out, (see on xda thread for Oneplus 3/3T) This version correct the problem and everything works as expected now.


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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 ...


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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


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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 ...


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uninstalling an app will remove entry from /data/system/packages.xml, and delete package from /data/app/ (apk file) /data/data/ (user data and cache) /data/dalvik-cache/arm/ (translated java bytecode to executable dalvik bytecode) clear cache can performed from android settings custom recovery twrp has option for wipe dalvik-cache


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If the app stores most of its data online (in the cloud) through an account, then uninstall/reinstall isn't actually that nuclear. All you'd have to do upon reinstallation is sign in and the app should pull all your content back from the cloud. That's the ideal case at least, but of course you never know. To answer the original question though, uninstall/...


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If a custom ROM has SEL set to enforcing, it means the dev is confident that features are working under strict SEL, and you can safely change it to permissive knowing that things will continue to work under a more lax SEL environment. On the other hand, however, if he chooses to release with SEL permissive (especially if he lists it in the "bugs" section), ...


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Some cameras allow repeated captures if the button is depressed longer. See your manual for settings about the "Continuous Shot" setting, since it may be a form of "burst mode". My Samsung (sorry my experience is not with Zenfone) allows for "burst mode" to allow the camera itself to take a short burst of images, selecting its choice of "best", but keeps the ...


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DNS has traditionally been part of libc. Android's Bionic libc depends on netd for traditional DNS as well as Private DNS (DoT) implementation. See this answer for more details. Since every app runs in its own stance of Virtual Machine (ART) forked by zygote, so when an app creates a new connection to a remote hostname, DNS queries are made by the VM on ...


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The best thing i was able to do was to Sign in to the google app go to settings customize widgets. Use the colour and opacity options to fit it into your background. (my wallpaper is a Earth thing so I was able to blend the search bar in)


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I don't have Android 9, but if some of the notifications are like on Android 8, then you can try the following: Open Settings -> Apps & Notifications. Click on "See all apps", then the 3-dot and select Show system apps. Look for Download Manager, click on it. Click "App Notifications" or "Notifications", then disable "In progress" Note: You may find 2 ...


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What consume memory are the apps that sit in memory. Shortcuts are just links to apps, there are not the "main" programs themselves and are not running. Many launchers are efficient and can handle a lot and lot shortcuts. You have enough RAM and should not worry too much about how many shortcuts you have on your screen. Even if you only have 512MB, you ...


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