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submitted 6 days ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Hi guys.

I have a Samsung s24U, and JBL Tune Beam. For whatever reason, it is not picked up by the phone audio players. Activating the Google assistant works fine. But if I want to play/pause audio it doesn't work. I tried this with podcast republic (a poscatcher), youtube and the audio player. I'm not even sure how to track this.

Any of you have an idea?

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submitted 2 weeks ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I uninstalled an app and checked the box to save app data. Now I need the app again and it will not download from play store. Upon clicking "install" it throws an error "something went wrong on our end. please try again." and just a "got it" button.. tried to clear play services and play store cache and storage, rebooting the device, and combinations in between those steps... still cannot download.

Anyone have experienced this before? any additional troubleshooting steps or ways to resolve? wondering if the data from that checkbox when uninstalling is preventing the reinstall but am lost otherwise as to what could be causing the problem.

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submitted 2 weeks ago* (last edited 2 weeks ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I've been using gboard for a very long time and I use it in four total languages. English is my second language, and my second keyboard setting, one which I use very rarely because I usually type in English using my native Polish setting (with multilanguage input enabled).

Since last week gboard has started automatically switching to English input between apps. This happens for all apps and seemingly on random. I would use the PL+EN keyboard in Sync, then switch to Signal and it would be English (making me unable to type in Polish). I then change it manually to PL+EN, go to Messenger and it would be English again.

Any thoughts? This is especially weird because I have yet another two language settings which it never goes to, so it's not like it cycles through, but rather switches precisely to English.

And before anyone says there are alternative keyboards: yes, there are, but none of them allows swipe typing, mixed multilanguage input and Chinese zhuyin at the same time :/

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submitted 2 weeks ago* (last edited 2 weeks ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Hello everyone! I have a big battery drain problem on Lineage where the media storage service is eating my battery as hell. The phone is a Oneplus 8T. Screenshot_20240213-155539_Paramètres

Do you have any idea what could be the cause of this?

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submitted 2 weeks ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Hi there,

Only 2 weeks ago, I was on a jailbroken iOS device and got fed up with it (and everything that Apple produces - mostly because it's closed down and some proprietary crap like iTunes). And the reason I jailbroke my phone, was mostly for the theming options (place a .png with a specific app name in the folder, select it and that's it)...

Switched to a Oneplus12 last week, loving it, so easy to tweak things out of the box and installed some free icon packs but I can't seem to figure out how to proceed in creating my own icon pack (for personal use). Had a look inside an apk and I have now a basic understanding of the resources inside but swapping out files in an apk isn't the way to go (CRC check done by Android?). Had a look around and installed Android Studio but are there any up-to-date tutorials out there?

thanks! /d

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submitted 3 weeks ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Looking to upgrade my family member's old redmi note 7 with a Samsung A25 but am concern for the OLED causing eyestrain and other issues with PWM. Is PWM a real problem for some or should I perhaps play it safe and get a LCD phone like a Samsung A05s or Redmi note 13 with 1920Hz PWM dimming?

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submitted 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]
  • Device: Oneplus 6 (enchilada)
  • Android version: 10
  • ROM: LineageOS for MicroG v17.1
  • Rooted with Magisk

Apparently the latest Magisk update somehow crippled my WiFi. AFAICT this mainly affects Android 10, and since I probably need to go into ADB anyway to fix the WiFi issue, I might as well perform a long overdue OS upgrade.

So clearly I don't routinely do maintenance on my phone via CLI. LineageOS used to have fairly involved instructions on how to upgrade between major versions, some including unpacking Oxygen OS updates and selectively installing firmware modules through a terminal... That's not a trivial series of operations for a dappler like myself. Let me just run another idea by you all, please let me know if it'll work:

Suppose I flash an Android 10 OOS to my phone. Dirty flash preferred, I want to preserve my apps and settings. Could I feasibly let the official ROM perform as many kernel and firmware updates as possible via OTA to get to the latest (presumably last/end of life) supported Android version?

After that I would flash the latest LOS/mG back on the device, probably rooting with KernelSU this time.

I appreciate any comments and advice! Thanks in advance 🙏

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submitted 3 weeks ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I've only made one system change to my phone today, allowing the Magisk app to update to v27.0 — and now my WiFi returns "IP configuration failure" to all networks.

Maybe I'm seeing a correlation where there isn't one, but I'm curious if others have similar experiences and — more to the point — have any suggestions for fixes.

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submitted 1 month ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I have an old samsung S21+ I don't use anymore and was thinking it'd be cool to turn it into a wireless charger via the wireless power share, but every time I take my Flip 5 off it, it turns of Power Share, and every time I leave it for a minute it turns off too.

Is there a way I can keep Powershare on indefinitely?

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submitted 1 month ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I'm looking for a full-featured, lightweight Pomodoro timer. Not having much luck in the app store for various reasons. Some only have 25/5 cycles (My ideal is 50/10 and I need to work up to that), another wouldn't work with my headphones, another wouldn't alarm until the screen was turned on(???). At this point it's just easier to use my default phone's timer, but that's less than ideal since I have to manually set and adjust the timer and the whole point is to get into an uninterrupted flow for 2-4 hours at a stretch.

I'm predicting a FOSS alternative to that paid/freeby garbage will have the features i need with no bullshit on top. Help?

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submitted 1 month ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I can download the same when I use wifi tho.

My phone is a Tecno Spark 8c, running Android 11.

Things I have tried:

  1. Checked with different carriers. So it's probably not some block that my carrier has or my private dns settings being weird.
  2. Cleared the data of the gmail app and ensured that it has access to media and background data.
  3. Searched about the issue and saw people talking about clearing the data of downloads and the download manager. Have done that.
  4. Reset the mobile data and app preferences in settings. No change after that too.

Related to this: I use Tachiyomi. Similar to attachments I never could download the extensions from within the app using mobile data(could get it manually from their site, so not an issue with their website). Recently the chapter downloads in the app have also stopped working on mobile data, displays No Network Connection available in the notification(have updated to Mihon).

I think it is some android bug. Or downloads or download manager or some other app having issues. I've disabled some bloatware on my phone and also have restricted background data to some apps.

Has anyone else dealt with a similar bug. Is there any fix for it(other than a full reset, if possible)?

Thanks in advance

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submitted 1 month ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I have never used esim, but I'm considering trying it out on my Samsung galaxy s23.

The thing is - I will probably unlock my device when the warranty period is over. So If I unlock the device while esim is enabled, what will happen to the esim(s) ?

Will I have to register for a new esim or use my physical SIM card again to get back my esim ?

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submitted 1 month ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I recently found out that Android's kernel is VERY different from any Apple implementation. Never really crossed my mind that there are different types of kernels.

This made me wonder - if the microkernel is so much better, at the cost of being complicated to develop an OS for, would Android be better on microkernel?

Please enlighten me. I'm only trying to learn more.

Also, do interact, Lemmy needs good conversation.

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submitted 1 month ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I might be completely misunderstanding the way Android Auto/CarPlay function. They're both essentially just screen projections from your phone to the in-car display, right?

Since my car only supports CarPlay, is there any way for me to "trick" it into thinking I have an iPhone plugged in and get it to allow my phone to display the Android Auto interface on the screen instead?

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submitted 1 month ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

My phone (Galaxy S22+, running OneUI 6.0) was inactive yesterday for 18 hours straight. On those hours the battery went from 60% to 25%. I checked and the main two causes were: 13.6% - Firefox 12.2% - Always on Display. The AOD I get, it was indeed on all this time. Altough it is a bit disapointing that it uses this much battery, it is still less than 1% per hour so I'll take it. I have not idea why Firefox was even on this list? What can it be? Why was it active? How can I check it?

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submitted 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

So I'm willing to replace my physical notebook for my Samsung Galaxy Tab 5, but I'm having trouble finding the exactly app for me.

I need a note taking app with basically 2 features:

  1. Convert handwrite to text
  2. Ability to select the page background (I want to use a daily template that I've already made)

I doesn't expect it to be free, but it would be nice for an app that, at least, offer a free trial.

And it'd be nice if it could sync between devices, specially with my Mac.

Any suggestions?

--

EDIT:

I saw a lot of people telling about Samsung Notes, but the handwrite to text conversion simply doesn't exist for me. I think it's probably because I'm (still) not using a pen.

Another option would be using the Gboard handwriting feature, but I didn't get used to it. I prefer writing directly at the place that the text needs to be.

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submitted 1 month ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I’m too lazy to do a full reset of my phone, so I was wondering if there is a way to help me pinpoint what exactly happens when my phone freezes. I do have a decent amount of apps but non of those really run in the background (to my knowledge). I also do have a custom ROM so it could also be just a bug in it, but while the installation was still fresh, I haven’t experienced such freezes.

Would Logcat thingie be useful?

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submitted 1 month ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Hello! I have GrapheneOS on my pixel 7, and yesterday I updated it to the latest version. Today, I tried setting a timer and... It didn't work. I'm using simple clock from simple mobile tools. Using the stock clock does work flawlessly instead. Do any of you experience the same?

How to reproduce:

  • Install simple clock
  • open the app and create a new timer, let's say 5 min, and start it
  • close the app
  • there is no notification showing "a timer is running", and after 5 minutes no sound will be played
  • if instead of closing the app you just minimize it, then the notification is shown. After this, you can close the app and the notification will stay, working as expected

(I have it set as not optimized)

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submitted 1 month ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Help Me Find the Perfect Email App for Me

I am using an IMAP email.

I am currently using Outlook on PC, and the rules setting on Outlook is an important part of my routine.

I was wondering if there's an email app that I can seamlessly use both on Android and PC.

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submitted 1 month ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

I currently use the Local send app to send files wirelessly between devices.

Its max speed is ~3.5mbps when sending on a 2.4ghz wifi mode and ~5mbps on 5ghz. If I turn off encryption it can reach 10-26mbps of transfer speeds with 5ghz wifi.

Is there a faster way aside from usb data cable transfer?

I have tried nearby share and found it unreliable and slower. Total commander wifi transfer is not functional on android 13.

Files I transfer can be a gig in size.

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submitted 1 month ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Hello! I have a pixel 7 with GrapheneOS, and would like to install eSpeak as TTS engine. On fdroid there is no release available, and on github if I download the apk and try to install it, a "the app cannot be installed because your device is not compatible" error is thrown. Why this? And how can I install it?

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submitted 2 months ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Hi there,

I just switched from a Pixel 4a to a Fairphone 5 and on the Pixel when using adaptive brightness, i was able to lower the brightness to a specific value and that value would be set as the maximum for adaptive brightness (same for increasing to a brightness value and that being the new minimum). On my new Fairphone, that behaviour seems to be gone - is there any way of replicating/re-enabling this?

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submitted 2 months ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

i have a redmi note 12 phone, speaker is working,

normal calls are also working, but when I call using whatsapp or Instagram, I cant hear them, but they can hear me...

normal calls are working fine thoo...this is frustrating. Can someone help me please....

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submitted 2 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Update: My wife has decided to go for the repair. I managed to find the parts for about £30, and we're getting it done in a local place next week. Thanks for the advice :)

Hi all :)

My wife has dropped her Mi 10t Lite 5g one too many times, and now as well as a cracked screen, it won't charge. As far as I can tell, the charging port has come loose.

I'm hoping to get an estimate of the repair price, as all the local shops are closed until next week, but I'm also hoping to find some possible replacements to give her some options.

She mainly uses it for Facebook, emails, and WhatsApp, and some of the farming games where you seem to just click crap randomly. She also connects it to her car for maps and music, and takes photos of our kid.

A micro SD slot is essential, mostly due to the amount of music and photos she stores on it.

I'm hoping to spend around £200, but that's flexible if there's a jump in quality or features.

Thanks in advance :)

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submitted 2 months ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Hello! My notifications have a "BZZ BZZ" vibration, with two consecutive pulses. I'd like to only have one BZZ. How can I change it? In the settings I was only able to change the vibration intensity, but not the pattern Running Android 14

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