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TL;DR: No, it's not a good or advisable idea. Explanation and some background: Force-stopping apps is not intended for "routine use", but for "emergency purposes" (eg. if an app runs out of control and cannot be stopped otherwise, or if an issue causes you to clear cache and delete data from a misbehaving app). Generally spoken, it's neither a "...


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Stock recovery should just fail, it will look for a digitally signed package from the manufacturer, not find it, and error out without making changes. If the developer who made the package specifically made it to work for that device and spoofed the signature somehow, it could do anything from work perfectly to perma-brick the device, hard to say.


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Edit the folder from within the app drawer as if you were editing an app. (Long press the folder and drag it to the "Edit" option at the top). From there you can check/uncheck which tab(s) you wish for it to appear in.


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You just need to uncheck the "Simplified view for open tabs" box under Settings → Accessibility in Chrome app.


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Just precede your comments with the # character. # this is a comment ro.lcd_density=160 # this is another comment


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The feature is called "immersive mode" and was first introduced in Android 4.4 KitKat. For official method, there is no way to use this in all apps, and only the developers of the app may decide to implement it or not. However, there are some 3rd-party apps that can force immersive mode in all apps: GMD Full Screen Immersive Mode (free, Pro version with ...


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Rename /system/etc/security/otacerts.zip to otacerts_bak.zip. This will prevent it from communicating with the OTA update server.


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Okay, I got it working. Here's how I did it: Copy the APK file to /system/app/some-folder/ or /system/priv-app/xyz-folder/. Keeping them in their own folders may/will prevent conflicts. Some apps want to have their libs and other files extracted and placed alongside the APK in specific folders, although they're pretty rare. Try checking out some folders of ...


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You don't need root to install xposed modules and you can avoid using root to install the framework if you have a working recovery that can install unsigned zip files.


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Per beeshyams's comment the culprit appears to be the flag Accessibility Tab Switcher. However, I also did a fresh install to reproduce the issue with all flags untouched and it was ruled out with that. Talking about Accessibility as he mentioned, I attempted Safe Mode and found that the issue was gone. Later, I tried to stop all accessibility services ...


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this app is able to change your earphones button function to whatever you want( open apps, toggle flashlight, control volume...), here's the the link https://apkpure.com/jays-headset-control/se.jays.headsetcontrol


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Choose your go keyboard app. Then themes. In the top right corner there is a icon that looks like a gallery its right about the word LOCAL. once you choose that it says customize theme.. you can from there choose your portrait or landscape background and customize it.. To choose your own photo you will need to have the photo saved in your gallery of pictures....


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The Touchwiz Lollipop skin has a limited number of color schemes available to use that can be accessed through Developer Options. I am not entirely sure what the purpose for them really is since they merely drain away colors and mute everything. Anyway, the new way to access Developer Options is to go to the About Device under the More tab in your settings ...


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You might wish to check with Are there any solutions other than flashing Gapps, to have Google accounts on CyanogenMod? – where I named an alternative: On XDA, you can find the NOGAPPS project, which basically is an OpenSource replacement of most Google apps (including Playstore), often mapping to free alternatives (e.g. OpenStreetMap for maps). The "...


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You can make text larger by going to the Settings app and clicking on Display and then Font size. Unfortunately, not all developers test their apps with different font size settings, so you may find some apps look bad or have their buttons in the wrong place. If you find an app like this you should always complain to the developer. Newer Android devices ...


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Thats not possible. Not without root. Even with root there is no mod to turn that navigation panel as you said (atleast no universal verified mod). You can change navigation keys though. Again, not without root. At best, you can install some custom launcher and make homescreen icons and style look like lollipop, nothing beyond that.


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You can use Tasker (paid; 7 day free trial) as well provided that OS is rooted. Profile: Application → select app fro DPI scaling Task: Action: Code → Run Shell Command: wm density <DPI> wm implies Window Manager. Replace <DPI> with the DPI you want. Check Use Root Exit task: Action: Code → Run Shell Command: wm density reset ...


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Observe .repo/manifests/default.xml for a list of components included by default in the build. For example if you want to remove 2 live wallpapers "Basic" and "PhotoTable", then you'll find these corresponding lines in the file: <project path="packages/screensavers/Basic" name="CyanogenMod/android_packages_screensavers_Basic" groups="pdk-fs" /> &...


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Instead of doing it manually, here's an app that does it for you: Get Assistant - Root. From app comments in Play and local markets, it's verified to work with multiple models even on LineageOS.


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Open your keyboard and to to its settings (tap on "Google" icon at the top, then on cog icon). Then go to "Languages" and you'll see a list of all available languages there. My phone has two variants of Georgian keyboard (QWERTY and Typewriter).


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Root is a requirement to install the Xposed Framework, any additional modules can be installed (may not explicitly state root requirement) but need the Xposed framework to function, so in short yes root is needed.


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Using root and tasker rules you could pull your settings.db from a central point of your choice, but that would erase any settings. A more elegant way would be a tasker rule that sets all the settings in the database. For Wi-Fi AP you would have to pull the wpa_supplicant file from somewhere using the same method or use Linux tools to alter the config file....


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GApps (Google Apps) are usually usable across devices and across Android versions but some Google apps feature different versions for different Android versions. Those can include more functionality, better support for the latest version of Android and more. If you need GApps, go to http://opengapps.org/ and select the version that applies to your phone ...


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Defualt camera app will be opened by double tapping power button. To set the app as default camera Clear deaults of the stock and desired camera app. This can be done in app info. Double tap the power button twice It should pop up a dialog with a list of installed camera apps. Choose your app and click always.


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The simplest way to set up kiosk-mode on Android is to use Google's Android Management API which works for any Android devices running Android 5.1 or above. To lock the device on one app, or on multiple app, you define a kiosk policy like below, it will disable the navigation buttons (sample copied from Create a policy): "applications": [ { "...


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The Xposed module L Tweaks supports the feature of removing the bottom navigation bar of Youtube and several other apps. Install L Tweaks. After installing the module, open it, then click Google. Google apps are listed with features that L Tweaks can enable/disable. Go to the bottom to find Youtube. Enable Remove bottom bar Before opening Youtube, force ...


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The best thing i was able to do was to Sign in to the google app go to settings customize widgets. Use the colour and opacity options to fit it into your background. (my wallpaper is a Earth thing so I was able to blend the search bar in)


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For the time being, I found an alternative solution. It's not the solution that I wanted, but it does the job reasonably well. I'm posting it here so it may benefit someone else as well. Gboard allows you to store a Personal Dictionary for each language that one installs (Gboard > Dictionary > Personal dictionary > English (US)). So in the keyboard in which ...


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Changing the permissions of the file can solve the problem. Get the WhatsApp system group, you can use: ls -la /data/data/com.whatsapp Let's suppose that the WhatsApp system group is u0_a301. Change the owner of the file to root and the group to WhatsApp group: chown root:u0_a301 /data/data/com.whatsapp/...


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i hope your device is rooted to do so, you can disable them quite easily. Open the File Manager App, then tap the Menu button (capacitative or onscreen), and tap Settings. Go to General Settings, scroll down to and tap Access Mode Switch to either "Prompt User Mode" or "Root Access Mode" Then Open the sec_touchkey.kl file in ./system/usr/keylayout/ Put a #...


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