Remember History in Firefox 75+ and private browser windows

Mozilla Firefox 75+ has made a change in the way it determines whether web sites open in a private window or not. This is now tied in with the "Remember History" option in Preferences -> Privacy and Security option. To enable Private Windows all the time, select "Never Remember History", but to disable private windows, … Continue reading Remember History in Firefox 75+ and private browser windows

How to enable USB Debugging on an Android device

To enable USB Debugging on an Android device, first enable Developer options on the phone by going to Settings -> About, look for the Build Number and tap it 7 times. Then in Settings -> System -> Developer Options, scroll down and check the box that says USB Debugging to enable it. You are now … Continue reading How to enable USB Debugging on an Android device

How to boot Motorola G4 Plus (Athene) into Bootloader or Fastboot mode

To boot a Motorola G4 Plus (Athene) into bootloader or fastboot mode, shut down the phone by pressing the Power button, then shutdown. Once the phone is shutdown, wait a minute, then press the Power + Volume Down button together. I prefer to press the Volume Down button while the phone is off and then … Continue reading How to boot Motorola G4 Plus (Athene) into Bootloader or Fastboot mode

Bloatware that can be remove from Redmi Note 5 Pro running xiaomi.eu

How to remove bloatware and crapware from a Redmi Note 5 Pro Android Phone running MIUI, see this post https://askmeaboutlinux.com/2019/02/20/how-to-debloat-remove-crapware-from-xiaomi-redmi-note-5-pro-smartphone/. However, if you are running xiaomi.eu version of MIUI 11 on the Redmi Note 5 Pro, you can remove the following apps at your own risk and consequence. Removing these worked for me: com.tencent.soter.soterservercom.android.calendarcom.android.deskclockcom.android.mmscom.miui.smsextracom.miui.cleanmastercom.milink.servicecom.miui.videoplayercom.xiaomi.paymentcom.android.browsercom.mfashiongallery.emagcom.miui.playercom.miui.personalassistantcom.miui.bugreportcom.xiaomi.joyosecom.miui.notescom.xiaomi.scannercom.miui.daemoncom.miui.contentcatchercom.miui.cloudservicecom.miui.cloudservice.sysbasecom.miui.cloudbackupcom.miui.backupcom.miui.micloudsynccom.miui.gallerycom.miui.vsimcorecom.miui.weather2com.xiaomi.accountcom.xiaomi.micloud.sdkcom.miui.misoundcom.xiaomi.mi_connect_servicecom.miui.mishare.connectivitycom.google.android.youtubecom.android.stkcom.android.bookmarkprovidercom.android.wallpaper.livepickercom.android.bipscom.google.android.printservice.recommendationcom.android.internal.display.cutout.emulation.tallcom.android.internal.display.cutout.emulation.cornercom.android.internal.display.cutout.emulation.doublecom.android.midrivecom.miui.miservicecom.google.android.inputmethod.latincom.google.android.apps.cloudprintcom.miui.guardprovidercom.miui.translation.xmcloudcom.miui.touchassistantcn.wps.xiaomi.abroad.litecom.google.android.partnersetupcom.android.providers.partnerbookmarkscom.android.quicksearchboxcom.android.emailcom.xiaomi.upnpcom.miui.screenrecordercom.android.stkcom.google.android.feedbackcom.google.android.apps.cloudprintcom.miui.home ** … Continue reading Bloatware that can be remove from Redmi Note 5 Pro running xiaomi.eu

Install kvm on Linux Mint for Android Studio x86 or x86_64 version of Android emulator

After installing Android Studio, the Android emulator takes a long time to start up. It appears to have hanged and other activities on the Ubuntu computer are not possible. This could be due to incorrect installation of kvm. To resolve this problem, open a terminal window and install kvm using the following command: $ sudo … Continue reading Install kvm on Linux Mint for Android Studio x86 or x86_64 version of Android emulator

Install Lineage OS 16.0 on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Installing Lineage OS 16.0 is well-explained at https://forum.xda-developers.com/redmi-note-5-pro/development/rom-t3913242 Follow the steps below and your own risk and I am not responsible for anything that happens to your device. The below steps are from my experience and there is no assurance or guarantee that they will work for you. Make sure you have installed the Android … Continue reading Install Lineage OS 16.0 on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

How to use fastboot on Android phone from a computer with USB 3.0 ports only

It is rather unfortunate, but twrp.img could not be transferred to the Xiaomi phone simply because the computer from which it was done, did not have a USB 2.0 port. To overcome this, connect a USB 2.0 hub to the USB 3.0 port of the laptop. Then connect the Xiaomi phone USB cable to the … Continue reading How to use fastboot on Android phone from a computer with USB 3.0 ports only

How to debloat, remove crapware from Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphone

Never look a gift horse in the mouth.. If you are one of those who is a technology connoisseur and love to compare specifications of smart phones before making a purchase decision, you need to be aware that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro with 6 GB Internal RAM, best display and camera is a … Continue reading How to debloat, remove crapware from Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphone