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Do AOSP users have "usernames"?

It is well known that Android uses the Linux user system as simple sandbox system to separate the apps form each other. The Android user id like u0_a272 (UID 10272) can be interpreted this way: u0 ...
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View app's full package name?

I used an F-Droid package called "Applications Info" that provides a user-friendly UI for an app metadata which includes an application's full package name as well as the app's launcher ...
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How to bind mount a folder inside /sdcard with correct permissions?

Android 11+ On my Android 13 phone (but released with Android 11), the above answer by @IrfanLatif no longer works. SDCardFS has been deprecated is/will be replaced by a FUSE filesystem by ...
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After I update my Samsung A14 to android 14, Play Store says that many apps are not compatible, even google apps like Chrome, YouTube, and Google Maps

If Google Play Store behaves oddly often Google Play Store app or Google Play Services have problems. My recommendation is to clear app data and and uninstall updates for both: Google Play Store (...
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Mobile internet doesn't work on browsers with VPN turned off, but it works in some apps, and works via Wi-Fi in all apps

It depends on which VPN app you are using. Some turn off the internet for safety whenever the VPN is off. Others have a setting such as the one I am using. Some apps use internet like the browser ...
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Mobile internet doesn't work on browsers with VPN turned off, but it works in some apps, and works via Wi-Fi in all apps

Resetting the WIFI didn't work for me, what worked was resetting the internet instead. Go to your Settings > Network & Internet > Internet. You should find a reset button somewhere here. On ...
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What is the cost of Android apps?

For apps there are is only one possibility to start a subscription: If Google Play Store asks you before you download an app if you want to purchase an app for a certain amount of money, then this is ...
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