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Android massive background data usage 38 GB month
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Netguard can be an amazing choice in this situation. You can block apps from taking up unnecessary data, and can also allow apps of your choice to use data. I would most probably uninstall that email ...

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Play Store updating over Mobile Data when it is not supposed to
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Google Play Store/Services does actually download stuffs over mobile data. Its a bit annoying and under certain circumstances can be quite frustrating, in cases like if someone went camping or on a ...

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wiped android OS accedentely in twrp in sm-j700h/ds
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Have you tried marking also the NAND ERASE option in Odin? Although marking the nand erase option would wipe the whole phone including the twrp and everything...and then try reflashing by going into ...

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How to kill dhcpcd?
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This could be done with awk as well. The commands would be; su kill -9 $(ps -e | grep dhcp | awk '{ print $1 }') Details su to jump to root shell, kill -9 to force kill ps -e lists all the processes ...

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How to replace Android's Download Manager by an other default app?
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If you happen to have Android version above 5.1 and familiar with command line interfaces, then you could use termux. It has a built in binary wget to basically download anything. Just put wget https:/...

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How can I keep an app always running?
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The app Wake Lock Revamp - Power Manager helps to keep apps running in the background.

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Is there a way to block ports when using my Android device as a hotspot?
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Yes you can, but the catch is you have to have root privillege on your Android phone. With root privillege you can use iptables to block access to ports of your choice. To block access on port 25, ...

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Is it possible to run Android on a Raspberry Pi?
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Yes. If you happen to have a Raspberry pi 4 4GB or 8GB, you can try out an unofficial built of LineageOS 17.1 for Raspberry pi 4. One of my favorite YouTubers Leepspvideo made a tutorial on installing ...

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Scale entire display down a couple pixels due to replacement screen?
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There's a command called wm window manager, which can basically set the screen density, size and overlay. Now, to make sure if you have wm binary on your device, try opening a shell(android terminal ...

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How can I customize order of navigation buttons on Android 5 (or 6 if not possible)?
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I happen to have a spare Android device 5.1.1. I remember using an app called keymapper to arrange/customize my navigation bar. You could give it a try. This app is a part of opensource project. Here'...

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My phone is downloading "Google Play", over mobile data
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Hmm, I had the same activity on my samsung galaxy j1 a couple months back despite the fact that all the apps were updated, and as you said it started downloading apps via the download manager. ...

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