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Pixel Shortcuts Adds Shortcuts For Certain Hidden Apps

8 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Google's update to Android 9.0 Pie for Pixel phones brought a wealth of new features, but the decision to hide the new Digital Wellbeing app in the phone settings inspired the creator of Action Launcher to make an app that allows users to bring those hidden apps front and center. The app can create shortcuts in the app drawer, which can be dragged onto the home screen, or it can create widgets on the home screen that lead to those hidden apps. The latter option will continue to work even if you uninstall Pixel Shortcuts, but when you get rid of the app, non-widget shortcuts go with it.
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Some Pixel XL Smartphones No Longer “Charging Rapidly” On Android Pie

Some Pixel XL Smartphones No Longer “Charging Rapidly” On Android Pie

8 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Some owners of the original Pixel XL , released in 2016, are reportedly experiencing issues using quick charging chargers and cables on Android 9 Pie. This issue has actually persisted for a few weeks, but Android Pie was still in beta form at that time, so the bugs were expected. However, the issue is still apparent in the “stable” build of Android 9 Pie that rolled out last week. Users are reporting that their USB-C cables that are capable of USB-C PD are no longer charging their smartphone quickly. And users know this because the “Charging Rapidly” text does not appear on the lockscreen...
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