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Can I get a virus from a browser that doesn't have storage permission?

If an app has storage permissions or not is totally irrelevant if it can be exploited or not (unless you download a malicious file your self). Attacks on web browsers usually use an exploit chain, a ...
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How to resolve Get Google Play services error

Simply click this link below it will redirect you to "google play services" in play store. There can be options: To update(you need to update in this case), or To deactive(nothing needed, it is ...
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How to resolve Get Google Play services error

After factory reset the core Google Play Services application needs to be updated, which is most probably you are getting the "Google Play Services missing error" Try this to resolve the problem: ...
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How can I dual boot Android and Windows Phone 8.1 or 10?

There are some options out there, to answer your question directly the LG G2 has dual-boot support thanks to savoca on XDA who developed this custom bootloader for the G2. Here's a quotation of what ...
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LG phone seemingly stuck on "Firmware Update"

Once when I plugged the LG phone to give it a full charge, it did this firmware update stuck on 0% thing. I fixed it by just holding the power button on the right and the volume up button on the left ...
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Stream audio source to hearing aids

So from what I can determine: Google announced native support for hearing aids with a specification called ASHA Based on this article on XDA Developers, it appears that only Pixel devices are enabled ...
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LG phone seemingly stuck on "Firmware Update"

Take out the battery while it is plugged into a laptop, computer, or maybe the wall, then leave it out for a few seconds. A battery with a red exclamation point should show up and that is when you ...
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How to create folders in android 6.0 app drawer on an LG phone?

Well I think I found the answer to my own question. You can create folders if you are in default android 6.0 app drawer this way: press and hold the right hardware button (the square one) while ...
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What is the meaning of KDZ file name format?

KDZ is the format which LG uses when posting official firmware releases on their website. KDZ are all stock releases from LG. Custom ROMs do not come as KDZ, the tend to come as ZIP file. KDZ files ...
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LG V30 - Flash ROM using download mode?

For linux use this link it's a tool called SALT. If you're good with Linux there are tools to use with Python such as ESPTools or LGLAF. For Windows look up FWUL, it's "Forget Windows Use Linux", it'...
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Why do my headphones stop working on my LG Android?

After THREE YEARS of searching for a fix... I think I just found a solution - and felt obligated to spread the information. Just plug the headphones in slowly... That's actually all there was to it... ...
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LG android phone emulator

Nexus 5 (LG D820) emulator images are readily available from Android Studio. Tools--> Android--> AVD Manager --> Nexus 5
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LG Watch Style USB Debugging - computer not recognizing presence of watch

Looks like the LG Watch Style's charger has NO DATA PIN. The workaround for me was to use Bluetooth debugging, you will need an Android phone with a USB cable and a computer running the ADB server. ...
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Local html page on LG G Pad F 8.0

I'd say in general you should refrain from using any absolute paths in your HTML file,they will almost definitely break as soon as you change devices, and is probably a bad practice regardless of the ...
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Locked out of secure startup

Well I've ended in same place as you but with entering number in a dialer. White screen with only text box to enter password, and counter was going only to 29/30 tries left no matter how many times ...
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Locked out of secure startup

I've read on a couple of forums where people have had the issue of their phone randomly rebooting and starting up to a lock screen that reads (something like): Secure startup 1/25 attempts If you ...
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LG V20 stucks on "firmware update, now looking for any connection" message

I fixed it myself. I held the button down for a while to try to turn it on. Finally, the screen changed where I could toggle and select power off to stop the cycle. It worked and the phone powered ...
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Text to speech on Android

Go to Settings -> Accessibility. Make sure that "Select to Speak" is enabled. Then, an icon will appear in the screen. If you don't have "Select to Speak", download and install Android Accessibility ...
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How do I shut down or reboot my LG G6?

The fingerprint reader on the back is exactly the power button. Hold it down for 10 sec and your G6 will reboot.
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LG G4 Showing Wrong 'Recovery Mode' Screen

You would need to choose and click the yes option in your screenshot twice: If custom recovery is installed, you will boot into it If you are on stock recovery , your device is wiped , i.e, factory ...
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Android 4 slows down over year without reason

Try a factory reset. After a while, things get gunked up with tons of unnecessary files that aren't always deleted and a lot of other stuff. However, your phone will always slow down over time ...
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MTP oddities on Windows 10

MTP does not support simultaneous read/write, nor edit. This has nothing to do with Windows 10. (See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Media_Transfer_Protocol#History) If you want to move files within ...
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Does MTK Android devices get software updates ever? (LG)

Sure - devices from Xiaomi are good examples. Redmi Note 2, released in 2015, still gets stable and weekly development builds of up-to-date MIUI8. Whether the Android version beneath the UI was ...
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How to disable Peek/Heads up notifications on LG G5 with Android N

are you looking just to shut off the notifications? If so: from the Home page -> Pull down from the top and click on the Sprocket (or Settings) -> If you have the Grid View click on the Sounds&...
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Hidden fastboot mode or no fastboot at all?

Most LG phones has their fastboot hidden, though it can sometimes be enabled by zeroing the LAF partition of the device, which unfortunately requires root. All devices that can do this already has an ...
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Hidden fastboot mode or no fastboot at all?

To go in Fastboot mode: - Switch off the phone - Hold Volume down button - While holding down the button, connect the USB cable to the phone (assuming the cable is already connected to the computer) ...
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LG G5 - Fingerprint Scanner gone

I have checked all forums for a way to fix my lg G5 fingerprint option that just dissapeared, i came across something, if you go into settings>general>lock screen>choose "none" exit and reset your ...
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LG G5 Slowing down the house internet

Setting up another wireless network from your router could work. The process involves creating a network with its own password and security but which ultimately makes use of the same external ...
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LG G5 Slowing down the house internet

Try disabling the background apps and auto sync. This might resolve the issue
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