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Adding a new account to Gmail/Youtube shows a Password Error

At least for me, it was actually the device password - used to unlock the phone. So basically it asks for the device password when you try to add a new Google account for some reason. I formatted my ...
Ashish Vashisht's user avatar
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How does "virus been detected" on android pop up on chrome when visiting some sites?

In short: Nothing to worry about, unless you have downloaded an app suggested by the pop-up. In More detail: It's an old issue. You visit a normal website, and suddenly you see pop-ups telling you ...
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Android wifi says "Connected, no internet" but internet works just fine

Perhaps this seems likely to be a problem connecting to Google servers (captive portal server) not the browser configured captive portal login you seem to be refering to in your post. (Sometime since ...
xavier_fakerat's user avatar
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Why does MTP show wrong directory location?

What is Content Provider? It seems to be a problem related to Media Providers. As the name suggests, they provide a database of available media in a more organized way to other apps as the Contacts ...
Irfan Latif's user avatar
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GPS Rollover on Android Smartphones

From what I know the rollover is not the only problem, also an additional week counter 13 bits is introduced. A new data format (with larger data) can of course cause problems if unsupported by the ...
Robert's user avatar
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"Sorry, something went wrong" when trying to "Set up nearby device"

I had the same issue today. I had to replace my old (broken) Nexus 5X to a new Nexus 5X. After unsucessfull tries (same error message as you) I started to all reconfigure manually when I noticed my ...
Polk's user avatar
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Lock screen notifications rearrange themselves for seemingly no reason

It does not appear to be possible to keep notifications from rotating positions on the lock screen in Android 7 Nougat. See explanation below, and the way to disable this action in Android Lollipop. ...
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Report bug for any app on Google Play

The answer to your question is no, the Google Play Store does not include a built in bug report feature. In order to submit a bug report, you should first check the developer website to see if such a ...
JCD's user avatar
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Copy Paste Removes Spaces

Some Apps - MBWay included - allow the user to copy a content automatically removing the white spaces. In fact what happens is that 2 entries are stored within clipboard. The original entry preserves ...
Rui Rocha's user avatar
2 votes

In spite of sync is disabled, sync icon is shown in notification bar forever!

I recently had the same issue - I have an old Samsung Galaxy S with Android 2.3.6. I think somehow an app got updated when I was on WiFi, but I didn't know what it was. I noticed a "sync" icon ...
Eddie Oh's user avatar
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Unfortunately, Process has stopped

Factory reset will resolve this issue! To get to that option though you have to be in recovery mode. To boot to recovery mode press the power button and volume up button simultaneously! And then you ...
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SleepBot includes a "smart alarm" feature which has been failing on Android 6.x "Marshmallow" due to "Doze" mode. What's the workaround?

You should be able to turn off App Optimization. Go to settings -> apps -> click the gear at the top right -> then click Battery Optimization. Add the app to "Not Optimized."
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To report Youtube security bug

Being that YouTube is a product of Google, You can report the bug on Google's report security bug, page From the page: If you have found a security bug in a Google product and want to report it ...
aBochur's user avatar
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Only image files are showing up in my folder when I view my phone's files on the computer

Set the USB Connection that pops-up on your status bar to File Transfer instead of Photo Transfer.
HEWhoDoesn'tKnow's user avatar
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Two of my contacts are internally being mixed up

Removing BOTH contacts and recreating them resolved the issue.
Kuba Orlik's user avatar
2 votes
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Need help. Touchscreen not working LG G3

To answer the part about using the phone even though the touchscreen doesn't work: You can use an OTG cable, to plug a computer mouse into your phone and you will then be able to navigate through ...
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YouTube age-restriction bug

Is this actually a bug in YouTube or is it supposed to be this way? Being that when you open a new channel, it doesn't ask you for your date of birth, that means that it's using your main accounts ...
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Bug in Asus Zenfone max pro m2

Since it is stock Android, it would be appropriate posting as directed in the link you included in the question. Make sure it's not already reported. If it is, you can either star (you would get mail ...
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Copy Paste Removes Spaces

Do you have mbway installed? I can confirm it's mbway. If you force stop the app, copy paste starts working fine again
Miguel's user avatar
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Can't format SD card as internal storage

It seems that they disabled that function for the Motorola phones. But I found a way to force it using ADB commands. Here are two links with instructions to do so if someone faces the same situation ...
aldo vaz's user avatar
2 votes
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Pixel randomly turn on flashlight, shows emergency call screen

Solution: In the lock screen settings disable both Tap to Wake and Lift to Wake Source: Pixel 6 Dialing Contacts Or Opening Random Apps When In Pocket [Fixed] Numerous users have voiced their concern ...
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How to get past the Google Assistant screen on languages that are unsupported?

Finnish language is unsupported by the Google Assistant, and consequently by some lack of testing, the screen is shown but the buttons do not respond and you can not get past it. The solution: Change ...
peterhil's user avatar
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GPS Rollover on Android Smartphones

The problem on my device (old Samsung xCover2) is that GPS tracks recorded after April 6th, 2019 have an invalid date. Check out "GPS Test" app from Google Play to see what date/time your device ...
Jakub Mendys's user avatar
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Locking the Android UI

You can use Screen pinning. That way only YouTube (or any app) pinned on the screen will be visible, and you won't by mistake start another app. Settings -> Security -> Screen pinning. Set it to On.
Reddy Lutonadio's user avatar
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How to log/record system events or phone vibrations - Problem with Huawei Mate 20 Pro

The vibrator is not really logged that much but you might be able to get enough information to help. First, The log output format is: date time PID-TID/package priority/tag: message Looking like: ...
Bo Lawson's user avatar
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Boot animation upside down after new ROM

If you can bear with having to turn screen off/on once the device had booted up, and just want the bootanimation to look normal, that's quite easy - just edit the bootanimation itself to make it ...
Andy Yan's user avatar
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SleepBot includes a "smart alarm" feature which has been failing on Android 6.x "Marshmallow" due to "Doze" mode. What's the workaround?

I've experienced similar problems on my Samsung Galaxy S7 running Android 7.0 where the SleepBot alarm hasn't gone off in the morning. I don't use it in smart alarm mode, for the record. When I've ...
user214423's user avatar
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SleepBot includes a "smart alarm" feature which has been failing on Android 6.x "Marshmallow" due to "Doze" mode. What's the workaround?

I wanted to add this as a comment to the accepted answer but I didn't have enough reputation. I am using a Galaxy Note 5 and have upgraded to Android 6.0.1 "Marshmallow". I am experiencing the same ...
JoeyC's user avatar
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How do I remove an automatic bug/virus premium messaging/MMS box from popping up and stopping sending texts?

It’s typically not a “virus”, per se. A virus is a program that can infect another program or active content data file (such as a Microsoft Word Document) with itself, as a result of running or ...
Tracy Carter's user avatar
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What am I supposed to do with Bug reports captured?

Where you share the bug report depends entirely up to you. A bug report can be generated regardless if there is an issue/error/crash or not. Usually, bug reports are needed by developers and/or ...
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