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How to recover ASUS Mobile Manager?

In a previous post (now deleted by the ZenTalk Bot as it was lacking follow-up) I commented on the folly of upgrading ASUS Mobile Manager from to Version 9 is just wonderful but version 40 "keeps stopping". (Also, Un...

fergusd84 by Rising Star I
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Zenfone 8 pocket mode

After aquiring this Zenfone 8 am really dissatisfied.. the phone pocket mode is not working . It keeps calling other contacts whilst on another call when it's placed in the pocket using Bluetooth buds..Secondly the freezes on half screen . This has h...

Best media (music/video) player?

Currently I just use File Manager to access media files (music and video). It works, but doesn't provide any flexibility or facility.At the risk of getting many different answers, can you recommend some simple competent good-looking media player for ...

fergusd84 by Rising Star I
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Spotify audio boosts when opening games

I'm having an issue with my audio when playing music through headphones and using my Zenfone 8. Whenever I launch or switch apps to a game, the music I'm playing will suddenly increase in volume. The volume will go back to normal if I close the game ...

2094210 by Star I
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Sept 15th 2022 Android 12 Patch killed mobile data

I'd finally gotten Android 12 to the point where it was nearly stable and livable, and then the security patch yesterday completely hosed mobile data. WiFi still works. I've tried most of the tricks - restarting, resetting the network , resetting the...

ataylor by Star III
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Fingerprint sensor and pocket mode

I think the fingerprint sensor should be aware of the proximity sensor as well. If I set pocket mode to on still can unlock phone with fingerprint even if the proximit sensor is blocked.Many skin touches in pocket also possibly trigger safty pincode ...

laci_kara by Rising Star I
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How to find out what is draining the battery?

My battery began to discharge quickly, I went into the battery settings in the "Battery consumption" parameters, and noticed that the following items consume a lot:Standby - up to 18%Other - 20%+5 days ago I did a device reset via recovery!Then I set...

D_IMAN by Rising Star II
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Zenfone 8 doesn't auto connect to WiFi network of higher strength

I have two routers in my home in two different floors, both have same SSID with band steering enabled. When I come to, say 1st floor from ground floor, Zenfone doesn't auto connect to WiFi of higher strength on 1st floor. I have to manually turn the ...