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Why can't I save an emergency phone number in my addressbook?

I don't know why this is happening but can offer a workaround, if you're able to create a new contact in a web browser and have that sync to your Android phone. After sync, the number is functional on ...
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How to enable multilingual typing in Google Keyboard (GBoard) app?

Likely reason is that the second language you want is not installed in language preferences To do that go to System → Language and input → language → preference → add language (...
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Mute SMS audio notification

It had nothing to do with the device settings (but OS bug ) It was a macro misbehaving and reading out for any contact rather than chosen contacts (since the device is always on vibrate wanted audio ...
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Google drive making extra local copy on phone

Some possible causes to why the Drive app saves local copies: The file has been accessed recently and cached. This is possibly to reduce more bandwidth usage when the file is accessed regularly. ...
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How to enable multilingual typing in Google Keyboard (GBoard) app?

I fixed this option by disabling Show emoji-switch key under Settings app > Languages & input > Virtual keyboard > GBoard > Preferences. Turn this off and the language icon will show up.
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How to enable multilingual typing in Google Keyboard (GBoard) app?

This seems to be an incompatibility or bug in newer versions of Gboard. The issue was solved for me by uninstalling all updates for Gboard. Go to system preferences -> "apps and notifications" -> "...
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Mute SMS audio notification

Some phones have a drive mode where the notifications are spoken. You might have a shortcut button from the pull down settings or go into the talkback settings and it should be near the bottom. If ...
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Connecting a USB keyboard to Xiaomi Mi A1

I have the same device. Female to female adapter as pointed out in comments doesn't work. You have to use OTG adapter. I use it for USB storage Aside, phone only works with vfat formatted USB / Ext. ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 How to change the screen lock code NOT the sim lock code

I am not on stock ROM on that device but as I recall Settings → Security ( and location?) → Device Security → Screen Lock. You need to enter your PIN to change screen lock
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Xiaomi Mi A1 - Touch screen, capacitive buttons, fingerprint scanner dead

I'm sorry. but I believe that it is a hardware issue. The touch feedback and the capactive key feedback is sometimes carried over by the same flex ribbon. So, it could be either a loose connection of ...
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Unlocking boot loader **doesn't** wipe data. How is it a security threat?

Using twrp decrypt password one can easily write a simple brute force script to guess your password. And as I can see it, there isn't any limit on how many times this command can be executed, so ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 won't show update to Oreo

I have the same device and this may help There were two December updates for Nougat. You need to have 7.12.19 which is a prerequisite. My son also purchased the device a week after mine and he got ...
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XIAOMI Mi A1 LTE bands - User manual or website is right?

As per GSM Arena Website: These are the bands of Xiaomi Mi A1 Global Version. 2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 4G bands LTE ...
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What is the catch with microSD cards that have NFC support and will my Xiaomi Mi A1 support it?

Mi A1 does not have NFC support. See specs here so it doesn't make a difference what card you buy. How you plan to use the card (external storage or adoptable-storage ), what you plan to store on it ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 proximity sensor not working

The latest December 156 MB update seems to have resolved this issue. The problem is with AOSP Phone app. If the latest update has not resolved the issue, install google dialer apk & make it ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 proximity sensor not working

Answer was actually pretty simple. This post suggests a couple of solutions, but the first one worked for me: Restart your phone.
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