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Port to port routing in rooted android device locally

I want to route the incoming TCP packets of one specific IP. Packet can arrive on any port on android. Packet needs to be forwarded to one specific port on the same device, Without using middleware server (router etc) . Can SSH server or firewall be used? Or is there any other solution to this […]

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I can’t access my phone after a factory reset, because the Gboard doesn’t work!

After doing a factory reset on my Huawei p9 lite because it was missing a lot of features like the calculator, alarm, notes and even Bluetooth. After it asks me to log in my linked google account, I can’t type my email because the Gboard doesn’t work, it shows up the microphone and it doesn’t […]

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Google Developer Console Developer Contact

Just wanted to know how it would effect the Google Developer App collection if I do not upload an app from my Play Console. Scenario: My client is asking me to upload the app from their new console account which would definitely include the developer contact back to my side. My Question is: Will all […]

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Attempting file recovery (deleted photos) on Note 4 via accessing /data/userdata; rooted phone, patched adbd, but now USB debugging won’t work

I made a post about this yesterday, and I managed to make a lot of progress today, but I’m stuck again, and I am trying to decide what to do. I am not really experienced with coding, but I happen to be very good at teaching myself how to do something when needed and also […]

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Installing magisk with Android 11

Is there a problem with, or something missing from, the steps at this guide for installing Magisk on Android 11? Specifically, in step 13, it says to flash the patched boot image (patched by Magisk Manager) to the phone, with fastboot flash boot patched_magisk.img followed by fastboot reboot And then to verify root in step […]

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Why does typing “One way they can fit it in” as a text message create a link to Google Maps?

Today I noticed that when I typed and sent "One way they can fit it in" in the Facebook Messenger app for Android, it created a link (underlining the text, see first image below). When I follow this link, it prompts me to open the Compass app or Google Maps. I have found that it […]

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How can I turn OFF Google Lens seach, permanently

I really don’t like google lens. I’ve been searching for ways to turn it off. Searching on line usually brings up an answer like this: On your Android phone, you go into your settings/apps and click on the 3 dots at the top right of the screen. Choose show system. Scroll down to the Lens, […]

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Can you use a screenshot of the “export accounts” QR Code of Google Authenticator as a backup?

In the Authenticator app you can hit transfer accounts -> Export Accounts. It will present with you a QR Code. What exactly is this QR Code? Can it be used to backup Google Authenticator? I am looking to hard reset my phone and I am looking for a way to backup and restore Authenticator.

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Keep phone screen lock unlocked until lock it manually

Is there is any way to keep my phone screen lock unlocked ( android 9.0 rooted ) until I lock it manually( through power button ). There are a option available (in Setting>>Lock Screen>>Secure Lock Screen>>Lock Automatically) but max. time is 30min (even a method to increase max. time to 12h or 24h will work […]

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Xaomi mi a2 lite – unable to boot up

Yesterday my Xiaomi no longer starts when pressing the on-off button. Instead the notification light just flashes when pressing the on-off button. I have tried charging the phone. The phone is no longer charging. Please can you advise of what the issue could be, and how to fix?