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What are these buttons on the edge of my Pixel 5 / Android 13 screen and how do I remove them?

Those are accessibility shortcut buttons. They are used to quickly toggle (i.e. switch off/on) the related accessibility features. To configure these, go to the Accessibility settings: Open Settings ...
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Check IP details via Android Terminal App in Android 13

Google has removed the possibility to bind netlink socket to retrieve arp table from targetSdkVersion 30 through SELinux policies. If you have root, you can disable SELinux policies and it will work, ...
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Who is "Dr. MAD"/who composed the default Android ringtones?

Interesting question from a historical perspective since a Google search threw up a few references to Dr.MAD in the ringtone meta data of several OEM ringtones. Here is what I found. I cannot vouch ...
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What adds "Translate" item to selected text's context menu and how to get rid of this

Two options to try: Uninstall the Google app. If this is not possible,next Disable the Google app These were suggested since Google Translate is baking itself in the option menu. The second option ...
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What's the difference between two-layer and one-layer mode on Asus Zenfone home screen?

The Asus' FAQ [ZenFone] Change Home screen layout explains the difference. In two-layer mode all apps screen aka app drawer screen is accessed by performing swipe up gesture on the home screen. There ...
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Android 13: Swapping apps in split screen and adding new apps

Firstly, the behavior of split panel has changed from earlier behavior. See the open issue tracker of Dec 21 (before Android 12 L update) Split screen feature doesn't work as it use to. This works on ...
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New method for enabling Developer Options in Android 13?

It looks like my pixel 6a required a restart, now that I have power cycled it, the "build number" box has focus and responded to touch. 7 taps got me to developer options as expected.
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In Android 13, how can I type the tick character?

Without knowing which Android keyboard you're using, a definitive answer is probably impossible. However, try pressing and holding similar keys. On several Android keyboards, such as Gboard and ...
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How can I retrieve WiFi passwords via (rooted) ADB on a Pixel 4a with LineageOS?

On this Phone/OS combination, it turned to be in /data/misc/apexdata/com.android.wifi/WifiConfigStore.xml. Check out boro's answer for a more general approach on how to find it. I simply found it in ...
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How can I retrieve WiFi passwords via (rooted) ADB on a Pixel 4a with LineageOS?

I cannot give you the direct answer but cannot comment yet on Stack Exchange. However, with ADB you can try searching for it in two ways. search for file names cd / ; find | grep supp | grep conf ...
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Family link setup prevents making phone calls and using Messages app

It does not seem to have to do anything with family link but with default behavior of multiple user profiles. As mentioned in answer to Hide call logs across user profiles, the default behavior is not ...
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Is there a native option to keep the screen on if there is an any application open on the screen?

Coffee This Android app allows you to keep the display awake without having to change the device settings. It can be toggled at various places: A tile in the quick settings, the place that holds the ...
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How to acquire wakelock with Termux on Android 13?

The procedure for Termux to acquire wakelock on Android is still the same; through the notification. However, since Android 13, Termux needs to have the newly introduced Notification runtime ...
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Rooting "Redmi Pad SE" with Magisk (MIUI 14, Android 13)

I wrote this guide for anyone with "Redmi Pad SE" (a tablet) which comes with "MIUI 14" and "Android 13". In Settings > About Tablet you have the MIUI and Android ...
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How to obtain the Kernel Module Interface for my Android kernel?

The Pixel 7 Pro device shipped with the android13-5.10 kernel. So you should pick the KMI associated with that kernel version. If the KernelSu KMIs are stable, then you should be able to pick the ...
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Pixel 7 Pro on Android 13 does not natively recognize exFAT-formatted 4tb Crucial X10 USBC SSD

This was dumb. Crucial put a 15MB unformatted, locked partition at offset 1024k that has no partition/fs data. Android hooked that first, useless, partition and ignored the second. I went into ...
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Switch to the best wifi: Android 13

It seems to be a design feature of the Android phones to stick to a network until it's just impossible to continue. I used an app for a while but got sick of it and I have since installed Ubiquity ...
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Silence notifications from specific contact at certain times

This post led me to what I was looking for. MacroDroid seems to be what I need for this, and it has a lot of ways to go about it (monitoring SMS received, clearing notifications, or clearing ...
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How to reactivate wallet quick setting tile?

It seems that the Payback App set itself as default payment provider despite not even being a payment method. After uninstalling the Payback app, the wallet was working again.
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Screens wakes up right after timeout for no apparent reason

I believe, and it's what happened to me also, that you will still receive some system or possibly Play Services (in my case) notifications, even if mute/DnD or lock screen is enabled if the "Show ...
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Built-in Sound Recorder app | Nokia G50

There is a related article on Nokia Support - How can I record a voice clip on my Nokia smartphone? You can use the pre-installed Keep app to record a voice clip. Alternatively, you can search for ...
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Start recording audio from lock screen

Quote from the Android development guide https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/media/mediarecorder Note: On devices running Android 9 (API level 28) or higher, apps running in the background ...
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Set per-app language with adb shell?

9R user here. my native lang is ua, but I mainly use en. wanted to set ua for one particular app and also was seeking for this option. it seems that oneplus turned it off https://www.reddit.com/r/...
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How to read web page aloud on Android 13

I don't use Google assistant, but out of curiosity, long-pressed the home button to invoke Google assistant on Pixel 4a, Android 13. On the pop-up dialog, tap “read" or say "read" and ...
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