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Why does this character ⚫ crash Whatsapp?

As others said, there are ~2000 zero-width or 'invisible' unicode characters in that message. These characters are the ones which instruct the text renderer whether to display the text left-to-right ...
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Pixel Launcher crashing due to missing STATUS_BAR and MANAGE_ACTIVITY_STACKS permissions

I rebooted into TWRP and edited /data/system/packages.xml. Under <package name="com.google.android.apps.nexuslauncher" and <perms>, I added the following lines: <item name="android....
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Why does this string of LTR and RTL markers cause Android devices to 'hang'?

Tom Scott did an interesting video on the subject Fundamentally, the fact that it is triggered by touching the text probably means it's a bug in the code responsible for working out which part of the ...
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Enable a keyboard other than Google Keyboard via ADB

To make AnySoftKeyboard my main keyboard, I had to: Turn it into a system app (with Link2SD) Reboot as instructed Put the following commands via ADB: adb shell settings put secure ...
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How to get why an app crashed?

You can simply see the crash stack trace after any crash happens. Use ADB command below, adb logcat -b crash #default adb -d logcat -b crash #show from device when multiple device adb -s logcat -b ...
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After factory-reset, account services permanently crash (no setup possible)

I had the same problem recently. The phone was constantly reporting Google Play Services and many others as having stopped. A hard-reset left me unable to complete the initial setup, as the account ...
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How to SUPPRESS "Unfortunately [app] has stopped" messages?

As stated by Matthew, you cannot change this behavior without rebuild the AOSP. Apart from customizing ActivityManagerService.java, you can also change AppErrorDialog.java: this class implements the ...
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App doesn't show on emulator playstore

The Play Store enabled emulator images are x86 images so they can be executed faster on an Intel/AMD CPU. Physical smartphones at the moment all use ARM CPUs (armv8a 64 bit to be precise). If an app ...
Robert's user avatar
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My device is getting slow, apps start misbehaving/crashing. What can I do?

How to Speed up Slow Android Remember the day you bought your android? It wasn't slow. It was so fast. What happened? Did the silicon get slower? Did the bits get clogged? Of course not. You're just ...
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New LG G3 randomly crash

Had the same issue. Solced by connecting to external power supply. Did some searching and apparently, thus cyclic crashing can be due to a bad battery...
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"Android.process.media has stopped unexpectedly" error when I boot my Galaxy Nexus

I found a fix that worked for me. Remove the SD card, then whilst it's out, choose to clear the SD card contents,(mine allowed this). Replace the SD card and all fine, quick n easy.
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Google photos keeps crashing

I was having the same problem every time I oppended the app it crashed and I found that if i oppened it with wifi off it worked just fine so it had something to be with the automatic back up, I went ...
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After moving gatekeeper.pattern.key to unlock, Settings>Security keeps crashing

In a web browser (on any device), log into Gmail with the account you used when setting up your phone. Go to https://myaccount.google.com/intro/find-your-phone Press "Lock your phone" Enter "abcd" ...
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Why does this character ⚫ crash Whatsapp?

that message have more than 2000 no displayable characters and for be that long message make a crash if you hit wait on the message it came back to normal just give it time to process the long long ...
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(App) has stopped working

I just found the cause of the problem : It was due to the Android System Webview which was bugging and then couldn't display web UI on several applications. I just had an update of it and now ...
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Pixel 3a XL repeatedly crashes and reboots when connecting to a specific Wi-Fi network

This is a known, supposedly fixed but not yet pushed into production issue for Wi-Fi networks utilizing 802.11k: https://issuetracker.google.com/issues/144381412 See also: https://www.reddit.com/r/...
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Galaxy S9: Most apps keep stopping

Uninstall Android System Webview on the play store. I just did this and it fixed the issue.
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AVD Pixel_XL_API_30, emulator process gets killed every time in Android

The most frequent reasons for this is Windows: Not enough disk-space on drive C: (where Android stores its emulators) Enabled Windows hypervisor! Hit Windows-Key and enter 'features', select '...
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Why does this character ⚫ crash Whatsapp?

The message have a lot of (about 2000) invisible characters called "left-to-right makr" (It is used to set the way adjacent characters are grouped with respect to text direction)
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Xperia M4 Aqua loop-crashes infinitely when trying to connect to my wifi network

Intuitively, I'd think dropping the xperia might have unconnected some hardware inside, most likely hardware linked to the wifi. I watched the following videos to get more knowledge about what is ...
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Rolling back app update

Check for the official site of the respective app for previous versions if available. If you have a backup of the previous version, uninstall the current version and install the old version. Try ...
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Battery settings seem to be missing in Cyanogenmod 13

I encountered the same problem. Turned out it was caused by the theme I was currently using. You can try resetting to the default Hexo theme from the Themes app.
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Installing CM 13 OTA causes so many app crashes that I can't do anything on my phone. Can I save my data?

Try booting into recovery mode and enabling MTP, and then get your data from there. What happened was that the Gapps were incompatible with your OS, since you were using Lollipop gapps on Marshmallow....
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CM13 on Nexus 9: Any app that internally opens a webpage or otherwise uses System WebView crashes

The internal graphics driver was out of date. Updating the vendor image solved the problem. Updating also fixed a non-working camera. CyanogenMod ROMs do not provide updated device-specific drivers (&...
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Google photos keeps crashing

By my search, I got some key points which are reasons for crashing Google Photos app. First is low space. In my case, I was not having such problems as my device has good space. But need at least 1GB ...
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Many apps using sound crash after approx 15 minutes

The issue of applications constantly crashing in Android Lollipop may be attributed to bugs in this Android version or other reasons which are described below: Audio bug (possibly AudioFocusLost) ...
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Gboard settings keeps crashing

I am using a Samsung J7 2016 phone, and the only solution that works is switching to the Samsung virtual keyboard. That works fine and I am not receiving any crashes with it. I also believe that I can ...
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Gboard settings keeps crashing

Once you have made sure that Gboard is your default keyboard for your device, please check if you're able to navigate to the app's preferences by going to your device's Settings > language & input ...
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Recently Used Apps crashing in portrait mode

To check logs there are a few options, for instance: Given that you have a Samsung, try opening SysDump by going to Phone dialer -> *#9900# (no need to press Dial). To get the logs, you might need to ...
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Apps crashing after updating Lenovo A2010 to Android 5.1 Lollipop

In the end, I came to the Lenovo site and chose to chat with the tech support. They say: You need to reset the phone to factory config. That's all.
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