I'm not able to add projects to BOINC on my new mobile telephone using Android 12

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Message 107228 - Posted: 28 Feb 2022, 22:51:24 UTC

I had BOINC running for years on my previous telephone, and I had 5 projects in the app. I have tried a couple of times to add these projects (https://imgur.com/a/ujUzXpd) BOINC 7.4.53 app for Android 12.0, but without success.

Are these versions currently accepting projects?
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Message 107229 - Posted: 28 Feb 2022, 23:16:09 UTC - in response to Message 107228.  
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You are using an outdated version.
BOINC Android Client 7.18.1 is the current version and is not in the Google Playstore.
You can download it here:
https://boinc.berkeley.edu/download_all.php using your favorite web browser on your phone.

Once download completed, you should be able to double click on file to install - but you might need to allow permission to do so.
Edit to add you should restart your phone afterwards.
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Message 107230 - Posted: 28 Feb 2022, 23:21:46 UTC - in response to Message 107229.  
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Edit to add you should restart your phone afterwards.
Uhm why? It's Android, not Windows.
There's absolutely no reason on Android to restart the phone after having installed BOINC. Or any app for that matter. Only when system updates have been installed does the phone need a reboot, all other cases, never. You can find the BOINC app between the other apps (normally swipe up from any empty desktop) and start it by pressing it.
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Message 107231 - Posted: 1 Mar 2022, 0:15:33 UTC - in response to Message 107229.  

Thanks.

I suspected that it might be the usual obstacle.

Some projects now successfully added, with others not currently running.
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Message 107916 - Posted: 21 Apr 2022, 17:36:23 UTC - in response to Message 107230.  

Restarting may not be Required, but it still helps.
BOINC (for Android) 7.18.1

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