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Can 4.3 update notification be removed?

I just got a new 2012 Nexus 7 16 GB Wifi tablet today & setup it up. It is originally running 4.2.1. In a few minutes, I got the message that System update downloaded (4.3 Jelly Bean) & that I ...
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How can I send service commands from my Nexus 7?

I have a Nexus 7 3G and I often need to send network service commands (e.g., to use top-up codes or to activate/de-activate data-plans), but can't find a way to do it from the tablet. Instead I'm ...
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Is it possible to pull data using Android Debug Bridge on an N7 while soft bricked

I've tried countless fixes for my N7 being softbricked (No idea how it was done). I've resorted to using Android Debug Bridge, however I cannot get access to the device (device not recognized from CMD ...
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Are Rogue Apps Causing My Nexus 5 Android Phone to Freeze Up and Become Unresponsive Everyday?

After my Nexus 5 phone got the OTA upgrade to Android 5.1, it started freezing up Monday through Friday around 7:00 PM and remain unresponsive until it used most of its battery supply. I was ...
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1answer
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Earbuds disable internal microphone

Whenever I plugin ear buds to my Nexus 7, I cannot use the microphone anymore. Same happens for when I plugin in a head set. How to fix this?
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3answers
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Stop Android File Transfer Popping Up

Bit annoying that Android File Transfer pops up whenever I connect my Nexus 7 to the Macbook. Is there any way to keep it active but hidden initially?
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where is a restricted user's home directory for Nexus 7 (2013 - JB 4.3)

Background: I have a rooted Google Nexus 7 (2013 - FLO) tablet, which I love. I have created 2 restricted user accounts for each of my kids. They both love Minecraft, and with restricted user ...
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1answer
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My space used and free space doesn't add up

See pic - the numbers don't add up! Screenshot (click for larger variant) This is a 16GB Nexus 7 The listed items only add up to a little over 9GB. So 4GB worth of files are missing. How can I ...
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After upgrading my Nexus 7 from Android 4 to 5.1, it is so slow as to be unusuable. What can I do to make it usable again?

I've seen reports here and there online where users have reported similar frustrations. Has anyone had success fixing whatever issue is crippling the tablet after upgrading to Android 5 (Lollipop)?
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Reboot Android 5.x with no user apps (Facebook etc.) opened

I have a Google Nexus 7 tablet of the first generation. I just use it occasionally and turn it off, when unused. With Android 4.x I always got a cleanly booted system, without any user app opened ...
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Why doesn't Chrome recognize mobile Blogger templates on the Nexus 7?

I use Chrome on a Nexus S and a Nexus 7, both with Jelly Bean 4.1.1. When I visit Blogger blogs that use mobile-optimized templates provided by Blogger, Chrome on the phone correctly displays the ...
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System Update Downloaded

I have Nexus 7 (Android 4.4.4) and got message: System update downloaded Android 5.0.2 System Update But when I press on it, nothing happens. How can I install this update? UPDATE: About ...
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Smart Lock does not work anymore

Suddenly Smart Lock on my Nexus 7 (flo) unrooted/5.0.2 and on my Samsung GT i9300 rooted/pa 5.0.2 alpha does not work anymore. My solution: I uninstalled the Google-Play-Service Updates.
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Why does my Nexus 7 (1st gen) never let me copy my files to my PC?

I have a 1st gen Nexus 7 and I've been having trouble copying files to and from my Nexus 7. The first problem is that when I plug my N7 into my Windows 7 PC, using the factory cable, the device shows ...
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1answer
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Nexus 7 + Windows 7 = “A device attached to the system is not functioning.” when transferring files from Nexus to Windows

I connected a Nexus 7 (rooted Android 4.4.2) to my laptop (Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate). I see Nexus 7 in Windows Explorer and can browse the files in the Nexus 7, but when I tried to move files from ...
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2answers
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What can I do to stop the Lollipop update prompts if I don't want to update my KitKat?

I have some bad experience with my 1st gen Nexus 7, after updating to Lollipop. It made everything so slow, as to be completely useless as a device. I had to factory reset it. My Moto G is less than ...
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No access to 'Application and content restrictions'

When selecting 'users and profile' the 'application and content restrictions settings' icon is missing from the two profiles on the Nexus 7, one profile is the owner which I'm signed into. If I create ...
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Booting Failed Nexus 7 Nakasi (first edition)

Recently I manually upgrade my OS Lollipop from 5.0.2 to 5.1 by PC with factory images. The process works not fine in the bootloader and suddenly my tablet shows booting failed in the left top of the ...
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Carbon backup discovery issues with Nexus 7

I have made a backup of my Nexus 7 before its bootloader was unlocked with Carbon and the companion Windows app; I then took the Carbon folder from internal storage to my computer disk. An unlock, ...
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3answers
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fastboot flash bootloader = FAILED (remote: (InvalidState))

I'm trying to flash bootloader on my Nexus 7 (2012) and getting FAILED: mbp:nakasi-lrx21p alexus$ fastboot flash bootloader bootloader-grouper-4.23.img sending 'bootloader' (2100 KB)... OKAY [ ...
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fastboot system image failed (command write error( unknow))

I updates my nexus 7 2012 from KitKat to Lollipop with WugFresh Nexus Root Toolkit.I found that some my apps doesn't work any more, so I try to go back to KitKat and then, Nexus 7 stuck to the google ...
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Windows doesn't recognize Nexus 7 in recovery mode

So I have the Nexus 7 (2012). When the tablet is on and USB debugging is enabled, ADB recognizes it. But when I shut it off and put it into recovery mode, then press power and volume up to sideload, ...
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1answer
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Bluetooth Headset Profile and the Nexus 7?

I purchased the Nexus 7 3G to install as the radio in my vehicle. I stream all media from the tablet via Bluetooth to my factory head unit. However, I have two main issues to solve before this ...
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3answers
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Show an app's context menu on Nexus 7

My Galaxy S1 (Gingerbread) has a context menu button below the lower left of the screen which brings up various extra soft-buttons. For example, in the Twitter app, I use this to pop-up an additional ...
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1answer
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Rooted Nexus 7 v2: Using Tor and Adblock Plus

I'm having success using both Tor and Adblock Plus, although independently. I'm trying to figure out how to get both to work on the device at the same time. When successfully using Tor, I get ads ...
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Asus nexus 7 (2012) and Cyanogenmod

I've grown confused by the various nexus 7 models as I want to try cyanogenmod on my tablet. So I wonder: Is there any software difference between the asus nexus 7 tablet and the google nexus 7 one, ...
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How can I have my device charge only when battery is below a given percentage?

So I've mounted my Nexus 7 onto a wall and use it as a sort of info screen / home automatisation device. Now this would require the screen to be on all the time which is why I want it to be connected ...
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Nexus 7 stucks at Google logo

I had Nexus 7 2013 Mobile with Android 4.4.2 running. I tried to update it to recent release 5.0.2 from factory image. When I run command "flash-all.sh", it did not continue at "rebooting to ...
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WiFi Connected but no internet access. Cyberoam used

I'm using Nexus 7 tab and htc desire mobile. Both the devices are getting connected to the WiFi network in my hostel. However, I'm not getting the login page that will be opening in the browser which ...
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1answer
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Nexus 7 2013: Bricked in recovery and no way of transfering data to it

Ok so i kinda messed up while flasing a new rom and now i have a Nexus 7 2013 in recovery without a OS installed. I have tried for mabye 4 hours to fix it. ADB fails to push files to it and ADB ...
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Revenant folders on my Nexus 7 (flo) - how to track down the culprit?

This may have been going on for a while, but I have only noticed a few weeks ago. There are some folders inside the Downloads folder (i.e. subfolders and subsubfolders) which originally contained ...
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How to skip welcome page after factory restore? I don't have access to Google

I'm from China and I can't access google without setting up a vpn/vps. I recently got an update to 5.0.2 for my Nexus 7 2013 (WIFI) tablet. I got stuck at the Welcome page. I think I'm supposed to ...
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Couldn't Download Android update 5.0.2 Nexus 7 2013 LTE

I have a Nexus 7 2013 LTE edition that has just received its Lollipop 5.0.2 OTA update notification. When I try to select the update it fails immediately with the message "Couldn't Download". Also i ...
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1answer
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My laptop cant detect my nexus7

My laptop used to detect my nexus7 tablet but for some reason its stopped detecting it. Any way to try and get it to start detecting it again?
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1answer
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Two identical devices, only one offers system update

I have two identical Nexus 7 (GSM) devices. Both running Android 4.4.4, KTU84P. Now one of them shows that Lollipop 5.0.2 is available as OTA, but the other one says that no updates are available. ...
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USB connectivity problems with Nexus 7 2013

I've just acquired Nexus 7 (2013) and can't connect it to my PCs. All drivers I have (one from Android SDK, as I'm a developer, and the second from the Android site here, named as ...
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Can not update to lollipop due to TWRP recovery

I use Nexus 7 2012 wifi version. I rooted the device and installed TWRP recovery on it when it was on 4.4.4. Now the lollipop update of 5.0.2 is available to install, whenever I download the update ...
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Nexus 7 2012 Lag: “mmcqd/0” process

I'm trying to fix lag on my 2012 N7 and recently formatted it's partitions to F2FS and tried two roms that are "All-F2FS", "SlimKat with All-F2FS support" and "BSZAospLP v1.5" but after I restore my ...
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Use an Android tablet as a Wacom drawing tablet for a PC?

Since a nice Wacom tablet is a bit pricey, especially for someone like me who doesn't do much graphic editing, I was wondering if it is possible to use a tablet (i.e. my Nexus 7) as a Wacom-esque ...
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nexus 7 (2013) adb connectivity issues Mac

The 5.0.2 OTA update soft-bricked my rooted but otherwise stock Nexus 7. I tried several times to wipe/reset from recovery, but it kept boot-looping afterwards. After a hundred tries or so was ...
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Is it possible to install Android 5.0 for the Nexus 7 (2013 Wifi) on my Nexus 7 (2013/LTE)? I dont need the LTE capabilities anymore.

I really don't have the need for the LTE and I've never rooted my device and don't really want to. So I may be asking if I can turn my nexus LTE into the regular WiFi one so I can have the official ...
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set persistent search bar

On my Nexus 5 I have a persistent search bar that appears on all screens, regardless of launcher. I cannot remember or find where and how I set this. I would like to set the same feature on my Nexus ...
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Nexus 7 2013 error upgrading from 5.0.1 to 5.0.2

The 5.0.2 update fails. This Nexus 7 (2013) has not been rooted or anything special like that. I double tap to install update, it reboots, starts the install, then just says "error" in red over the ...
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Can I create a wifi network on my WiFi-only Nexus 7?

I have a Nexus 7 on which I'd like to create a wifi network, so that I can have my laptop connect to it. The goal is to transfer files back and forth (I have a server running on the Nexus 7). I'm not ...
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Is it possible to change stock 5.0.2 of Nexus 2012's firmware to F2FS (or anyhing that does that)?

Since upgrading to 5.0.2 my Nexus 7 2012 (Grouper/Nakasi) tablet is usable but gets laggy and slow fast. Spotting MMCQD process, I take it's file system that's bugging it down. So I was wondering ...
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New nexus 7 tablet locks rotation - any way to reset without a reboot?

Since I updated my nexus 7 2013 to Android 4.4.2 I have an issue where my screen rotation is locked without any way to return it to normal (even after turning on/off the auto lock feature). Not sure ...
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Nexus 7 2012 usb debugging not connecting (needed for Nethunter)

Bought a second-hand Nexus 7, the 32 GB 2012 3G model with Android 4.4. I'm trying to install Kali Nethunter on it, but to do so I first need to unlock and root it. I followed the installation steps ...
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Webkey Not Starting Nexus 7 ANdroid 5.0.1

Just updated the Nexus 7 for our test tablets to 5.0.1 and when I went to run Webkey the service will not start. I tried rebooting and even changed th ports but the same exact tablet right next to it ...
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unknown installation error code -505? for kindle app nexus 7 2012 lollipop 5.02 [duplicate]

I am getting unknown installation error code -505? when trying to install the kindle app. The app is not on the device and I rebooted and cleared the cache as well as the cache in Google play store.
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Could a virus be preventing me from installing an Anti-virus?

My Nexus 7 has recently been behaving oddly (closing apps unexpectedly for example). I figured I would install Lookout on my device, and tried to download it twice, it seems to download but after the ...