Questions tagged [android]

Questions about Android devices are off-topic for Super User and should be asked on android.stackexchange.com unless they specifically involve interaction with a computer. Questions about Android app development should be asked on stackoverflow.com. For non-coding/development questions about the Android Studio software, use the [android-studio] tag instead.

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Android app installed (with wrong package name) as system app but not visible in system partition [migrated]

System app Google Calculator update fails, but that's not the funny thing. History I was on crDroid 7.8 (Android 11) with Google Calculator app installed in system through FlameGApps. Then I got the ...
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"Android-x86"-like img file for ARM64 devices [closed]

Android-x86 is a project that provides an iso to run Android apps on 64-bit PCs. However, I couldn't find any such equivalent for ARM devices, namely, an iso/img file I can either liveboot into or use ...
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Android Repo Sync Error

Hi I am trying to clone lineage os 18.1 but when a do a repo sync it gives me this error. Fetching: 0% (0/857) warming uperror: Cannot fetch LineageOS/android (Error: [('/mnt/x/android/lineage/18.1/....
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Issue running ADB workaround to fix background clipboard access being blocked by Android 10 [migrated]

I have installed a clipboard manager, Clip Stack on my Android 11 phone. When the app is opened the developer helpfully gives the message that background clipboard access has been blocked by Android ...
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Any reliable stock site for android phone photos that will automatically storage forever? [closed]

Free/reliable service that will automatically stock clouded android photos.
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Permission to google-account for android app [closed]

If you give mailsapps or filemanagers on Android (those with a few millions users and likely trustable) access to your gmail-account or google drive, do they in general store these data (mails/files) ...
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What is the use of "Create New Wifi Network" option available in wifi settings of devices?

Can Anyone explain me the use of Create new wifi network option available in wifi settings of Devices (Android/PC etc.) Example Image : https://i.stack.imgur.com/b6CpE.png
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Chronic "ERR_NETWORK_CHANGE" on my AT&T Motivate android [migrated]

My Android phone was recognized as a V-Smart Hobson when I activated it. My Google Account ALSO said the same under "My Device" This error has become so chronic, it is part of every single ...
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How can I view a website that doesn't have mobile-view, in mobile view? [migrated]

Website I'm talking about is a forum. Currently I have to zoom in similar to when your browser is on desktop view. I would like to do this on android.
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How can I get the Bluetooth casting to have the same volume level always?

I have Debian Testing on my laptop and it has Bluetooth enabled. I can cast audio from my Android (paired already) to this laptop. Everything works except that PulseAudio does not remember the last ...
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Deleted mails still visible in Outlook [closed]

I read my e-mails in the Outlookapp for Android. It's syncing quite nice, but if I permanently delete e-mails in the browser directly through Gmail, some e-mails stay visible in the Outlook-app. Are ...
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"Unable to get VPN permissions, you may need to reboot device and try again" [migrated]

On my Play Store-included Chinese Android phone (Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC), I recently encountered an issue where I had to re-accept permissions for all of my apps. My VPN app failed, and I began getting ...
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Poco x3 cannot transfer files to PC?

I'm on a Poco x3 NFC, and I tried transferring files to PC via USB cable. The phone charges in USB 3.0 ports but in USB 2.0 ports, it just blinks the LED once, shows the charging screen briefly, then ...
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can I restore whatsapp's deleted local backup files? [migrated]

I wanted to reinstall whatsapp so I uninstalled it from my android phone. While uninstalling, I forgot to tick the box which was saying "keep .... amount of local data" . So around 2 gb of ...
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How to use qemu to boot up Android in an ARM host?

I know that I can use the Android emulator, but that requires me to download the entire Android source code and compile it. I tried following how Android boots normally, but the best I got was an ...
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Android Chrome Media Notifications disappear [migrated]

Chome and other browsers show media in notifications area automatically, i use to be able to switch apps and continue playing the media. Now when the app is no longer active the media notification ...
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Windows 10 "dhcpsrv" for hotspot - No internet / disconnect

I want to setup a dedicated hotspot in Windows 10. The "share network" is activated and seems to work as well. However, when connecting to the created WiFi with my Phone (Android 10) it got ...
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anbox: snap is unusable due to missing files

I cannot get anbox to install: $ sudo snap install --devmode --beta anbox error: cannot perform the following tasks: - Mount snap "anbox" (186) (snap is unusable due to missing files; ...
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Chrome sync: is mobile history merged into my desktop's?

I am trying to save mobile chrome's browsing history but I heard unless I root my android phone, I can't. So I decided to use Chrome's sync option. But the concern is that I don't want to lose my ...
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Why if I normally write on Google the letter "é" it works perfectly, but it doesn't work on Google docs? (Bluetooth Keyboard on Android Tablet)

I read a similar topic about the combo "Ctrl"+"alt"+ "M" that wasn't working for someone 'cause Google Docs has it's own keyboard combinations but i haven't managed to ...
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Word completion: set language and disable [migrated]

I live in the Netherlands and installed Signal on my English Android 9 phone. It offers word completion in Dutch. I communicate in Dutch and English; when replying in English it just kept inserting ...
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Unable to use ssh server over vpn on Android R [migrated]

I had an old mobile phone with Android Oreo. In it, I was using "SSH/SFTP Server - Terminal" app to access my files on the phone through "WinSCP" in "Windows 10". I used ...
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How to turn on Gmail Android app text autocomplete [migrated]

When I use Gmail's web version, it makes autocomplete suggestions to the text I'm typing (for example, if I type "long time no" see might show in autocomplete). It also underlines in red ...
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How to intercept camera live preview on Android smartphone and substitute it with an image while some application using the camera? [migrated]

I'm trying to automate routine: link Crono extension in Chrome and Crono app on Android via QR code. But the problem is that Crono app on Android uses camera to scan QR code instead of providing an ...
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Will a wireless usb keyboard work with android smartphone [migrated]

I have a samsung A10 android 10 smartphone. I intend to buy a On The Go USB adapter and plug in the Keyboard adapter that is usually connected to my laptop so i can use my wireless keyboard and mouse ...
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How to check if my network is blocking UDP traffic?

I have noticed that some applications on my phone are unable to connect when my phone is connected to my home WiFi, while they do work over 4G, even though my WiFi connection is fast and stable. I ...
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Samsung S6 not recognized by Win10

I ran into a problem connecting my phone (Samsung S6) to my laptop. It used to work fine and I could debug apps with Android Studio but now Windows tells me the USB device is not recognized. I've ...
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FFMPEG overlay by time not working in my case

Image Overlay on image and enable by time ffmpeg -y -loop 1 -i .\1080.png -i .\021.jpg -i .\022.jpg -i .\023.jpg -filter_complex " [1:v]scale=534:810[a]; [2:v]scale=534:810[b]; [3:v]scale=534:...
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What is the number behind tethering Wi-Fi name on Windows and how to reset it?

I often use my Android phone data to access the internet on a PC running Windows 10 by tethering. And I noticed the Wi-Fi has a number behind its name. The number keeps going up every time I turn on ...
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Having issues Installing TWRP Recovery On Huawei Mediapad T3 10 from Windows

I'm running Windows 10 and an Administrative command prompt for all commands. I got to to Install TWRP Recovery On Huawei Mediapad T3 10 as mentioned in this document https://www.droidguides.com/...
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Distinguishing between Chrome OS apps and Android apps

I have two versions installed for several apps on my Chromebook, an Android version and a Chrome OS version, e.g. Gmail. How can I identify what type of app I'm selecting? Is it possible to do so ...
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How to Apply checkerboard effect using FFMPEG Two Image Show Command

How can possible this type of image effect using FFMPEG
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Desktop application icons turned Black due to Android studio

I accidentally set my desktop folder which contained all of my Applications as an android project. i tried deleting it once(just like we delete other projects) and it showed 'access denied'. when i ...
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Windows 10 keeps asking me to sign into my Android hotspot, which works fine elsewhere

I'm trying to connect my Windows 10 desktop computer to my Android 8 mobile hotspot for internet, but the connection keeps asking me to log into the network, so I can't get internet. Connecting my ...
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Accidentally selected Desktop folder as an Android Project in 'Android Studio', causing application icons of my desktop to turn black

I accidentally set my Desktop folder, which contained all of my applications as an Android project. I tried deleting it once (just like we delete other projects) and it showed 'access denied'. When I ...
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Object files missing when compiling android kernel with clang and Kali Nethunter patches

I'm compiling my BQ Aquaris X kernel (BARDOCK), with the Kali Nethunter patches, to get all the nethunter capabilities available. NOTE: I'm compiling with clang, because gcc seems to be deprecated. ...
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Android phone audio to Windows PC wirelessly

I want to use my laptop speakers as an audio output for my android phone but without any wires and I don't like using Bluetooth also because it sometimes works sometimes it doesn't I want something ...
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How to properly reset Windows 10 Mobile Hotspot if devices can no longer get internet connection?

I use Windows 10 Mobile Hotspot (W10MH) in order to share my WiFi connection with an Android 8 device. This works nicely. But sometimes, after the PC loses its connection and needs to re-authenticate ...
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Use laptop as display for android device? [closed]

I have a Samsung J5, Currently It is not useable, Because It has broken display, So I pull it out, Unfortunately Its display is so expensive, About one thirds of the total phone price... But Every ...
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How do I access my web app on other devices in my environment using some custom domain without using external DNS?

I have a android mobile phone whose hotspot I am using to connect all my devices to this network. I have also hosted a webapp on my laptop which is accessible by all my devices in the local ...
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Unable to clone the AOPS code using repo init

I am unable to repo init , getting resonance like below. sudo repo init -u git@github.com:aaaa/0_manifest.git -b refs/tags/bbbb warning: Python 3 support is currently experimental. YMMV. Please use ...
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Where Windows store the files which are deleted during Ctrl+Z operation in folder in which the photos has been copied in?

I connected my Android to Windows 10 and cut-pasted all the pictures from Android into my C:/AndroidMedia/Pictures_2021_07_22 folder. I disconnected Android (which had free memory, of course) and I ...
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Bios shows Android and Windows 8.1 in Windows 10 PC

I went to American Megatrends BIOS settings, there was an option to choose between windows 8.1 and Android. I have a Windows 10 PC. Should I select Android and boot or is it unsafe?!
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How do you sideload apk files in Windows 11?

(Windows 11 was only released to developers two weeks ago, so answers to this question could change if you're reading this after July, 2021) Windows 11 can run Android apps so I decided to upgrade to ...
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Where can I find drivers for Samsung mobile in android fastboot mode?

I am trying to connect Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e in fastboot mode. Windows device manager shows it as Samsung Android with a flag. It shows driver info as no compatible driver for device. Samsung doesn't ...
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Sync Joplin between desktop (Ubuntu) and phone (android)

The note taking app Joplin should be able to sync files between a phone and a desktop. However, I have not managed to get this to work. I authorized the same dropbox account on both the desktop and ...
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Does Microsoft Windows Act as Intermediary for Android Text Messages or Push Notifications?

I have many 2FA enabled accounts tied to sending a text, unfortunately they don't push to authenticator apps, yet. When using macOS such codes are discoverable in the notification area, and when I'm ...
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Pair bluetooth devices without call and media services for Google Smartlock

I've an Android smartphone and tablet and I use Google Smartlock to keep these devices unlocked when I'm at home pairing them to my laptop (mainly Windows but also Linux), but on the smartphone I ...
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Extract all files from Samsung Galaxy S8 Note (no root)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 Note from a customer who bought it from a "trustable" second-hand shop called asgoodasnew and the smartphone price was paid by rates by the original owner and it ...
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Are Android emulators safe?

My question is the following... Is it safe to use Android emulators (Nox Player, BlueStacks) on a PC, when you want to work with malicious files? The main PC could be infected? Or is it safe? Which ...

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