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Widget to display Outlook calendar

I was never able to make any of the "top" calendar widgets, including those recommended here, show my Outlook calendar. They just showed my empty Gmail calendar or Google calendar or whatever. ...
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What exactly is a widget?

I'm not surprised you're confused: the term is indeed used for two different things, as you've found. For developers, a widget means a View: a single GUI control inside an activity, which can show ...
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Widgets not updating anymore

Here's how I tried a solution on huawei cam L21 based on the answers above, and it worked. Settings -> apps -> app_of_widget -> battery -> keep running after screen off...
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Why do launchers not support all widgets?

Some of the below is speculation, or given to me by sources I can't cite so take it as is. Some (many) of the OEMs (manufacturers) like LG and Samsung embed their propitiatory widgets within their ...
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Is there any widget for iframing a link/url and make it viewable on homescreen in full or resizable area?

I think this might be what you're looking for: Meta Widget: Create widgets from almost any website element Websnap-Web capture,Web widget: take a snapshot of any web page or part of a page and ...
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Widgets not updating anymore

Possible solutions you could try if you have the same problem as me (as mentioned by rajatpunkstaa; I just repeat them to be complete but give a vote up there too): Make sure any battery saving apps ...
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Show a piece of a Google Spreadsheet document on Andriod main screen

Many thanks to beeshyams. Here is a way to do what I wanted. This app allows to parse chosen content from any web page and use it as a widget. In order to have a Spreadsheets document as a web page ...
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Location consent annoyance

If your device is rooted and you're using the XPosed framework, the Deny Location Consent might be what you're looking for: Disable the annoying "Improve location accuracy?" dialog and always ...
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Change temperature unit on Total Launcher

Go to the Total Launcher Options screen, then select Behavior. Towards the bottom is a checkbox to Use US customary units.
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Widgets not updating anymore

This happened to me quite time ago. Make sure you're not using Greenify or some other app to hibernate your apps. If you hibernate those apps then they won't be able to update because they are not ...
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Why don't I see Twitter's homescreen widget on my Android?

Sorry, the Twitter widget is gone. The Twitter widget was removed from service in the newer versions since release 6.8.0. See the report dated July 26, 2015 from Android Police. It is possible the ...
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"Add widget" option not appearing on home screen

Your phone Motorola Moto E6i is running Android 10 Go. On Android Go the default launcher has no widget support. This is the reason this option is missing. I am not sure if different launcher apps ...
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Shortcut/Widget to set a reminder in Google Now

Note 5 - Nova Launcher - Android v6.0.1 (and yes, i am still waiting for the update in AUSTRALIA) find the Google Calender app on your phone (mine is in the drawer) Press/hold the icon to launch the ...
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Shortcut/Widget to set a reminder in Google Now

There are 3 options which I have found. If you use Inbox by Google it comes with an add reminder shortcut available in widgets. (This opens up in the Inbox app, and the dialog to create a reminder is ...
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How to hide calendar but receive reminder notifications?

I know the original post is now ancient but I haven't found any recent discussion on this and I believe the behavior is still basically the same. That is, if a calendar is "hidden" on your mobile ...
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Quickly turn on / off lock screen?

Turning OFF your screen via widget is possible (and several widgets are available for that). But turning ON the screen cannot work that way, as to access the widget, it must already be turned on. Of ...
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Is there an easy way to to send a simple GET request from a lock screen widget?

This could be achieved with tasker: You can create a "task" performing the HTTP_GET you need, and then create a shortcut to that task on your homescreen (the same way you'd create any other shortcut ...
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How to change analog clock widget on home screen to digital clock?

You can't make the widget change from analogue to digital, but you can replace the analogue one from a digital one. Hold your finger on the clock widget and drag it to the delete icon to remove it. ...
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Where can I find the Smat Tab 4 Clock and Weather Widget?

Do this (at your own risk) if that's a default widget came along with OS because those widgets are unrecoverable once deleted. 1 Perform a backup of your important data (remember 'not the settings') ...
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Can I add a mobile data shortcut?

If your device meets the following requirements viz., Compatibility Supports AOSP devices running vanilla Android 5.0 DOES NOT support devices running ROMs vastly modified by device ...
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How do I launch a widget from a shortcut on Home screen?

While looking for a way to achieve the objective using Tasker I stumbled across the app named Popup Widget 2 (paid) on a subreddit. It does the job smoothly and I've given a use-case of it. Usage ...
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Swipe from the side to activate a widget overlay?

I am the developer of Bubble Cloud Widgets. I tried, and it is fully compatible with Smart Task Launcher, but you have to invoke the special "Widget Measure Mode", since STL doesn't report the widget ...
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Widgets not updating anymore

For me solution that worked is going to settings->Device->Battery and turned off Standby intelligent power saving.
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Create a widget/shortcut to an app URL?

I'm the creator of the HTTP Request Shortcuts app, and I believe it can be used for what you're describing. You can try this: Open the HTTP Shortcuts app Click the + button at the bottom right to ...
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How to get "Say Ok!Google" text on google search widget

I figured out a way. I uninstalled the updates of the google app in my device and re-installed the latest version from the play stoore. Then the text appeared. Once I activate ok google detection form ...
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Widget to toggle "OK Google" detection always on/off

It's not the best method but if you happen to use Nova Launcher you can make a widget that gets to the Voice Command Preferences (which is just one click away from accessing the detection settings). ...
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Google Search Bar Widget is gone from Galaxy S5, it is not in the widgets section anymore

The same thing happened to me and here's what worked: Go to Application Manager and keep rolling right until you get to the "Turned Off" header. My Google Search was there. I simply had to turn it ...
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Zooper: How do I change the font in part of a Rich Text element?

It can not be done in one Rich Text block. Try making three separate blocks for hours, colon and minutes which are text-aligned right, centre and left respectively and position them next to each other....
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Zooper: How do I change the font in part of a Rich Text element?

If it isn't in the BBCode Reference, then it's probably not supported. I would suggest contacting the developer instead.
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