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    Thread Android 11 Official For Pixel 2 XL???

    I have 2 Pixel 2 XL devices. The first one I bought early lasy year, it was updated to Android, 10 & several months back to 11. Last week I bought a second Pixel 2 XL, however it came with Android 8 and it won't update to Android 11 saying that the device is no longer supported. How is it...
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    Thread Changing Language Makes no difference...

    The default language, despite changing it to English, some Myanmmar characters remain, 1 of the languages in India. I changed the language to English, UK but some names and characters remain. What can I do?
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    Thread Android System Eating Battery...

    Android System taking 10% battery over night each night without any use, standby... I'm on the China rom with the latest updates. I am losing 10% battery over night (6 hours) Losing 10% battery every 6 hours without use is terrible. I used to lose 1% battery over night with my Sony.... Any...
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    Thread How to increase sound from the stereo speakers??

    I find the sound too low for my liking. When watching movies or playing games I often need to use 80% or more volume. Any way to increase the sound otherwise apps that actually work?? Thanks.
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    Thread Why Is This Phone So Laggy??

    Snapdragon 855 & 8gb ram & still more Laggy than my old & ancient Huawei Honor 8x having the old 970 kirin processor. Google chrome is slow & Laggy. Typing on the keyboard is slow & laggy, Angry Birds from 5 years back is laggy as hell, any suggestion? I've had the phone for just 3 days, bought...
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    Thread Oppo Reno 5G Dolby Atmos Cannot Be Turned Off In Speaker Mode...

    When attempting to turn off/on the Dolby Equalizer I keep getting the above message. Why?
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    Thread Google Services constantly draining battery...

    This is the first phone I've had in ages having this issue, usually consuming 60% or more battery...
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    Thread Is my Sony Xperia 1 Faulty??? Software or Hardware issue??

    Issue number 1 - There is no supplied USB cable provided, only a type C to a type C cable for charging. Therefore you are unable to connect it to a computer. I of course have a spare Type C to USB cable as my other phone (Huawei Mate 20X) came with one. Here is where the problem starts. When...
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    Thread Apps Randomly Closing. How to stop this?

    I am using, for example Notification toggles and Volume Booster App. After several hours or so they automatically close and I have to keep launching them again. I've tried everything and gone through batter and power management and allowed these apps to run automatically but they keep closing...
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    Thread Nova Launcher Issue - Unable to set as default launcher...

    Please help. I have followed many guides with no luck. Even after getting it working when going to home screen it keeps going to default. Any advise? Thanks.
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    Thread Google Play not working, immediately force closes when trying to launch...

    I just received my Huawei Honor 8x Max. It came from China as it's the newer version having 6gb ram & Snapdragon 660... The operating system seems unstable and despite Google Store being installed it does not work. When attempting to open it, immediately closes to home screen. Several more...
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    Thread Android System Very High Usage & Draining Battery - Any Fix?

    As above, in recent days, for no apparent reason I am getting a bad battery drain. After using GSam battery monitor & the in built battery stats, Android System is responsible for 33% battery drain!!! Any fix or solution? I am rooted with recovery on 8.8.30 MIUI 10. I do not wish to wipe or...
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    Thread What is your BEST White Balance/ Contrast & Colours Setup??

    What is the best position for strong/punchy colours and strong blacks? I am slightly on the pink side on the right hand corner, at the 2:15 position. Is there anything better for strong/vivid colours? Could you please share your Colour and contrast settings.
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    Thread How To Increase Headphone/earphone volume via Root Explorer mixer_paths?

    I am running VIPER4ANDROID on my Xiaomi Mi Max 3, and whilst it sounds great, even at maximum volume the sound output is far too low. Previously on my Samsung Galaxy Note 8, there were some simple values that needed increasing such as gain-media-headset. This was found in the mixer_paths using...
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    Thread Lost my navigation bar completely after using an app to hide it...

    I used an application to hide my navbar, however, it was glitching and flickering forcing me to stop and uninstall the app. Doing so permanently removed my navbar. Issue is any other replacent navbar I am not able to use. I must enable access in the accessibility option, however, when trying to...
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    Thread Root not properly working, please help!

    I have the dual sim Exynos version, model number SM-N950F/DS. I followed this guide 100% as said: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygcDFTPT248 Root is not properly working. Unsure why. I rooted using Magisk. When checking the app, it has ticked both latest and installed version V16.4. When...
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    Thread Rooting, does it break anything? Can Oreo be rooted?

    As mentioned above, does unlocking bootloader and rooting break anything? My previous Sony Xperia XZ Premium had high noise in images and image enhancements were no longer working after unlocking bootloader. 1 - Can I root after updating to Android 8 Oreo or must I first root when using stock...
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    Thread Root without unlocking bootloader?

    Since many days the unlocking option has not been working on the site. https://emui.huawei.com/en/plugin/unlock/index Tried different browsers and different computers, error 404 or simply page not found error. Great! Also, speaker volume way to low, any way to boost volume? Previously I was...
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    Thread Unable to use themes after unlocking bootloader and rooting, please help

    I've spent hours trying to get any theme working but have been unable to do so. Even after going through several forums as well as other sites, I'm yet to get any theme working. I am aware that after unlocking bootloader and rooting, themes no longer work. This is one of many guides I tried...
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    Thread Sony Xperia XZ2 & XZ2 Compact Mini Review!!

    I was lucky to find a huge electronics shop that had a working unit for the new Sony XZ2, unfortunately not for sale but a demo. Aside from the back, which was a huge fingerprint magnet, the front of the device looked really nice. Compared to the old XZ Premium, it's a lot more compact. It's a...
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    Thread Screen Issue?

    When watching movies or playing games, the colour and brightness changes. It looks very bland and dead, lifeless. It looks too bright, dull with weak colour. Sometimes brightness will change higher or lower when using the device. Auto brightness is disabled of course. Anything I can check to...
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    Thread Possible To Flash Oreo Rom Via TWRP Recovery?

    I am currently on Android Nougat stock. The bootloader has been unlocked and TWRP recovery has been installed. I would like to update to Oreo but have been unable to do so. This guide was followed [urlhttp://www.droid views.com/install-android-8-0-oreo-based-emui-8-0-huawei-mate-9/][/url]...
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    Thread Public_data.zip & Full_HW_da Files Needed

    I have the International MHA-L29 version. I require the above files to flash directly after SuperSU. On the forum all links are dead or broken. Could someone please send me a working link of where to get them? I'm currently on stock Nougat rom, however, wish to unlock bootloader, flash...
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    Thread Stock Earth Wallpaper

    Unfortunately I lost all stock wallpapers and forgot to backup. I only require the famous ''Earth Wallpaper'' in 1080x1920 to use as my wallpaper! Please if anyone has the original image, please upload it. I tried all download links but are all dead. This is the exact image I am looking for...
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    Thread Please Recommend Me The Top 2/3 Most Stable Slim Roms - New Axon 7 User!

    I hate asking this as each has his own preference, however, I have only just ordered my ZTE Axon device as it was such a good offer, being even cheaper than brand new 2018 mid rangers! I purchased the device brand new and sealed for just £193 ($274) so you cannot go wrong. My current phone...
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    Thread Just Ordered One- Possible To Hide Or Remove The Navbar Below The Screen?

    The only thing ruining the look of this device are the ugly soft keys/navbar below the screen using and wasting the available screen area as well as a distraction. Is it possible to hide or remove the navbar? I would like to make full use of the 5.5'' screen. Should this be possible could...
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    Thread Thinking Of Switching From Sony Xperia XZ Premium To Xperia XA2 Ultra

    Advantages of XA2 Ultra over XZ Premium: - Substantially larger screen - Most likely much better battery life - Battery friendly CPU consuming less power than Snapdragon 835 yet not far behind with regards to real life performance - Possibly better camera sensor and image processing - Far...
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    Thread Hands Down, The Mi Mix Has One Of The Best Cameras I Have Seen, Look At These...

    I see many people are complaining about the image quality of the phone. From what I have personally seen I am amazed at the image quality which more than exceeded my expectations. The following images are taken by myself, with some camera settings changed and manual shooting but no editing...
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    Thread Very Poor Battery Life - Phone Idle VERY HIGH, Please Help

    Hello, I'm on the Epic rom 7.0 Nougat rom. My battery life is very poor despite everything I've tried to do. Standby drain is very poor taking extremely high battery usage. Almost 10% loss in under 9 hours... Please could someone help me find the cause of this problem? I've had many Android...
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    Thread Poor battery on standby??

    I'm getting poor standby and was wondering why and how to improve it. Tried many things but have not made any difference. Tried Greenify, Hibernation manager, built in battery saver but still getting below average battery life. Overnight I am losing around 4% battery which is too much over a...
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    Thread Notification LED No Longer Working?

    At first it was working fine, now it's not. Whether I turn the notification LED option on/off, it does not work when getting a missed call or sms message. Any setting perhaps might cause it not to work? Any ideas? Thanks to anyone who can assist.
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    Thread Note 4 Issues When Flashing Roms, Please Help

    My younger brother has a Note 4. It was previously on Kitkat 4.4.2, stock rom, rooted with dual recovery... He wanted to manually update to either a 5.1.1 Lollipop rom or even 6.01 Marshmallow. After having tried several 6.01 roms, the phone either bootloops or the sim card is not reading...
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    Thread How To Manually Cancel Update .570 to .575...

    My Z2 forcefully started the update from .570 to .575. I would like to cancel the update but have no option to. When connecting to any wi-fi/data connection it automatically resumes. I'm currently on 570 firmware, rooted with recovery and do not wish to update to 575 as I will lose recovery...
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    Thread Removing Bloatware Not Working With Titanium Backup...

    As the title states, I'm unable to remove system apps/bloat. I'm currently on Lollipop 5.1.1, custom rom, rooted and running recovery. Freezing apps via Titanium backup works, however, when removing them they remain on the phone even after restarting. Why are the apps not being removed? Any...
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    Thread Which Version Of Xposed Is Needed For Z2?

    I recently tried the Xposed sdk22 arm flashable file and ended up in a bootloop. Was it the wrong one? If so, which is the correct flashable Xposed which I can flash in recovery? Thanks fellow XDA members...
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    Thread Request Someone To Upload A Custom 6.5 Windows Mobile Rom - Lite/Bloatware Version...

    As the post mentions, I'd like somebody to kindly upload a fast/light bloat free version of Windows Mobile 6.5 for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1, All download links are dead since they are many years old. I've managed to purchase a brand new X1 and would like to run it with the lightest and...
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    Thread Dropped My Xperia Z3. :(

    I've only owned the Z3 for several weeks and it's already been dropped. Not that it was my fault, it slipped out my trouser pocket straight onto the floor, the pocket was too small. There are very slight scuffs on the top strip of the phone, beside the 3.5mm audio jack. This is the only minor...
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    Thread Earpiece/Loudspeaker Volume Increase?

    I would like to increase earpiece sound and loudspeaker sound, which lines must I edit in the mixer paths file? Thanks.
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    Thread Anyone Got Xposed Or Gravity Box working on Lollipop 5.02?

    As the post says, any luck on getting either working? I wish to flash Xposed but scared of getting bootloops. With regards to Gravity Box, the latest current version does not even work with 5.1 without causing bootloops.
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    Thread Apps Responsible For Battery Drain

    After having run 'Better Battery Stats' for several days and after several recharges, these were the following apps causing battery drain. This includes partial wakeups, Alarms, network use and processes. The top apps for biggest battery loss were: Whatsapp Beautiful Widgets Firefox Swiftkey...
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    Thread Google Play Services Responsible For Battery Drain...

    As the title states, Google Services is responsible for my battery drain issue. What can I do about it?
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    Thread Sony Xloud, Clear Audio, Sound Enhancement & Bravia Engine/X Reality Needed for Lolli

    Sony Xloud, Clear Audio, Sound Enhancement & Bravia Engine/X Reality Needed for Lolli As the title says, I require all sound and video enhancements for Lollipop. I recently installed a custom rom and the minimal edition of Google Apps. I'm missing the X reality option, all sound enhancements...
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    Thread Google Play Store Not Working - Forever Downloading Apps

    By mistake, with Titanium backup I deleted Google Play Download Manager & Google Play Services. However, having re-installed the very latest Google Play Services, applications still do not download. Aside from re-installing all Google apps, is there a way of only getting the Google Play Store...
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    Thread Themes for Lollipop?

    Why are there no themes for Lollipop? I've spent the past hour searching with no luck. There aren't even any stock themes. I'm interested in using a dark theme/black theme for my Z Ultra. Currently using Scrubbers 5.0 GPE rom. It would be nice having a dark/black skin with white text. If...
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    Thread Sony is open to selling its mobile phone business...

    This made me sad and I hope to god it's not true. Link - http://www.gsmarena.com/reuters_sony_is_open_to_selling_its_mobile_phone_business-news-10751.php
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    Thread Sony Xperia Z4 & Z4 Ultra Will Be Announced Jan 5th 2015...

    Link: http://www.phonearena.com/news/Alleged-5.4-Xperia-Z4-specs-and-pictures-leak-coming-January-5th-alongside-a-5.9-Z4-Ultra_id63165 Highlights to look forward to: Quad HD Triluminos display 4 GB of RAM Running Android 5.0 Lollipop and its 64-bit kernel A new camera sensor and two more lens...
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    Thread Recommend me a front and back protector...

    When gaming, the front screen becomes unresponsive and my fingers stick to the screen. What protector would you recommend for smooth gaming/scrolling? Thanks fellow xda members.
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    Thread LordManhattan

    Where has LordManhattan gone? Once again his account has been disabled/blocked. Hopefully he'll return like he usually does. A great guy and most helpful.
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    Thread Stock Wallpaper - Where are they located?

    I'm rooted and have root explorer so finding the location for the wallpaper should be easy. However, I've looked online but was unable to find any reliable information as to where the wallpaper is located. Anyone help? Thanks.
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    Thread Any way to seperate notification tone volume from ringtone volume?

    Previously, I had a sound/volume manager app which allowed me to independently adjust call volume, notification volume, ringtone volume, etc... Now, regardless of what app I use, settings keep reverting back. Example, I would like to set the notification tone volume to 3/10 and ringtone volume...