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Where is Google's internal account authentication token located?

The authentication token for Google accounts and of other accounts which uses AccountManager class are stored inside: /data/system/users/0/accounts.db # for Android Marshmallow and earlier /data/...
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FreeOTP or FreeOTP+ - Which is More Secure?

Generally I would say that both are secure. FreeOTP: Developed by Fedora by RedHat. So by a prop. company. But it's open source for everyone, that means if there would leaks to RedHat the FLOSS-...
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Chrome Android does not Autofill Basic password

Facing the same problem for a 2-3 weeks already. Seems like a bug. Here's what i found: https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=1507118
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Disabling randomized macs on Android 11

Android has three MAC modes: Persistent MAC randomization This should be the default mode. For each Wifi a new random MAC address is generated. But if you reconnect to an already known Wifi the same ...
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What is the official Android repository containing APKSIGNER?

I have extended my original answer by a section how to get apksigner without installing Android SDK or Android Studio: Apksigner is a Java tool and Google provides for start-up a batch file apksigner....
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Require password for each application to install

Apps that are free don't have to be purchased -> no purchase means no password prompt. I see two possibilities for you: Delete your Google account from the device. Google apps usually sync ...
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If I enable adbd LAN tcp 5555, does it mean any app or LAN device can connect port 5555 to get a shell permission?

If there is no adb authentication any device on your network can connect and issue shell commands. A workaround could be to limit access to adb on IP level using iptables. That would allow to limit ...
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I cannot sync time with Microsoft Authentication app

Microsoft removed that option from the Authenticator app with an update nearly 5 years ago. Using a local time should work without any issue. If your phone time is synced with the internet, the app ...
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Three different APK file sizes for the same version/build app?

If you have multiple APK files from different untrusted sources it is wise to question their authenticity. You already performed the basic steps for doing so, especially checking their cryptographic ...
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How to register Smartmi

When filling in the form one enters e-mail address. The app sends a verification code to that e-mail address – without any notice, or submitting the form. Not sure if one have to press the “Apply ...
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How do I bypass the RSA authentication dialog box to enable controlling phone from adb?

This was solved using clues from this post If you only need to authorize one computer: Simply copy the adbkey.pub onto the device location: /data/misc/adb/ and rename it from adbkey....
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Require password for each application to install

A bit extreme, but consider that Google will not allow you control over installations... Disable google play.... It wont be uninstalled, and can be re-enabled from settings, but its one more extra ...
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