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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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Nexus 7 tablet (original model) stuck in Safe mode; no way out?

I own a Nexus 7 tablet (the first Wi-Fi + 3G model - only front-facing camera, no support for phone calls). Yesterday, I wanted to take a screenshot on my tablet and tried various key combinations; ...
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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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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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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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How can I maintain stable/smooth performance permanently on a Nexus 7 2012 (wifi) [grouper/nakasi]?

After a day to a few days, the n7's performance will degrade sharply to the point where a reboot is necessary for the device to function properly. I've tried numerous ROMs, a few kernels, tweaking ...
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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 ...
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Nexus 7 - 2013 - missed 5.0 rollout?

My nexus 7 was showing "update available" but after thinking "You know if it's crap I don't want to deal with it now" (and reading later that there were some problems) I left it, 2 weeks later (a week ...
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Will Android Lollipop be pushed to Nexus 7 device again

I received a push update for android 5 and was not installed as selected later as the timing of the notification wasn't the right time. My device now says the system is up to date Just wondering, ...
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Can't wipe my Nexus 7

I have a Nexus 7 (2012, Wifi) running Kitkat 4.4.2 that I'd like to perform a factory reset. I've tried the Factory data reset from settings menu but when the device restarts it is unchanged. I've ...
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How to enable developer settings Nexus 7 4.4.2 kit kat

I have the old Nexus 7 with stock 4.4.2, and I want to enable developer settings. I have found many references to Settings -> About (Tablet) -> And click 7 times on build number - but that simply ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) won’t go past Google logo screen, can't enter Recovery mode

I hold down the power button until it starts up, and it gets up to the Google logo screen, but won’t go any further; it just freezes on that screen. Tried to reset device in Recovery Mode ...
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No audio when casting to Chromecast from certain apps

When casting from ES File Explorer or CastBox, I get video but no audio. How can this be resolved? I am using a Nexus 7 2013.
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How to use Gallery app in Lollipop 5.0.1?

I have recently updated my Nexus 7 to Android 5.0.1 and I found that the Gallery app is missing. Is it possible to restore it?
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Can I downgrade to an earlier version of Android after installing an OTA update?

I installed the KitKat upgrade on my Nexus 7, but I am unhappy with it. Is it possible to roll back to an earlier version of Android (Jelly Bean)?
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Things to check after dropping a Nexus 7

I just dropped my Nexus 7 from about a height of 4 feet. It landed on a hard floor, but luckily there were no cracks. But, when I picked it up, it.....rebooted....? I've read sites telling me that ...
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Why doesn’t my Nexus 7 Wifi (2013) auto-update to Lollipop?

I just got a new Nexus 7 Wifi (2013). Immediately after first boot, notifications for system updates started appearing. (One for 4.4.3 and another one for 4.4.4.) I’m currently at 4.4.4 but the System ...
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ADB unable to connect my Nexus 7 on Ubuntu

I want to be able to connect my Nexus 7 in order to test my applications from Eclipse on the physical device. I followed this Google guide. My /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules file contains this : ...
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Nexus 7 gets stuck in loop and does not boot

Recently tried to update to Android Lollipop. It downloaded the update but upon restart never installed Lollipop. Kept it for a few weeks and restarted it, could not load after that and the tablet ...
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Fastboot: Lock state - Locked on nexus 7

I am having trouble unlocking the bootloader on my Nexus 7. When I boot into fastboot I see the message LOCK STATE - LOCKED. I want to unlock the bootloader so I can re-install the stock operating ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) 32GB Wifi only - difference between 1C010A and 1A034A? [closed]

I’m seeing these two codes appear in the product descriptions on various sites in my country (Croatia). What do these codes mean, why is the same product available via two separate codes and which one ...
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Using two tablets simultaneously as a dual-screen

I have had a Nexus 7 (2012 version) for quite some time now. Recently I saw an offer for a really cheap refurbished Nexus 7. Since I've been really happy with my tablet, I decided to order an ...
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Notifications have black and white colors - why are they both colors?

Currently as of Android 5.0.1 update my Nexus 7 2013 shows black and white notifications. I see no logic in the colors and it does not really look very good as well. Why is that? Is this a bug? ...
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App updates automatically even after uninstall?

I recently uninstalled an app called All in one toolbox from Nexus 7 tablet, but this morning after I finished updating the Chrome browser, in the notifications panel I can see that somehow All in one ...
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Nexus 7 2013 Bricked. Won't boot, won't flash stock image, won't unlock bootloader

So I have the following problem: I have a Nexus 7 2013 locked and un-rooted. After turn it off the boot won't go after the Google logo. I tried pretty much every solution founded online: wipe cache ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) stuck on Google logo after manual flash of Lollipop

A few weeks ago, before the OTA release of Lollilpop for my Nexus 7, I booted into fastboot mode and manually flashed the razor factory images for Android 5.0. Everything worked fine until the N7 ...
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Allowing app installs from “unknown sources” for Secondary Users on Android 4.4.2

I see that "Unknown Sources" under Settings → Security on Android 4.4.2 is greyed out (I can't enable it) for my Secondary user on my Nexus 7, Is it expected behavior? Is there any way to enable it?
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Just did system update and forgot I had TWRP and root and now the updates changes havent taken affect!

Help! I have just installed the Android 4.3 update on my Nexus 7 which is rooted with a vanilla kernel with TWRP installed. It rebooted after the update and it booted straight into TWRP so I rebooted ...
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Nexus 7: micro usb port broken

I have a 2012 nexus 7, its a beast of a device. But unfortunately the usb port of the device is broken. Is there any way I can charge the batteries my beloved nexus? I have opened it up, and removed ...
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Nexus 7 does not have Google Play app installed

A Nexus 7 tablet having android 4.4.2, does not have the default Google Play(neither older Android market) app installed.How is that possible? I tried downloading *.apk file from here and even here ...
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Connectivity problems with my Asus Nexus 7 2013 Wifi Only

Device: Asus Nexus 7 2013 32 GB 7-inch Wifi Only Tablet OS: Android 4.4.4 (Kitkat) Problem: Network connectivity. When connected to a wifi network (not just mine, any wifi network), I sometimes ...
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Nexus 7 2013 lost Battery calibration after the lollipop upgrade. Does anyone else face the same problem?

Did anyone experience battery level jumps from 50% to no charge in a matter of seconds? I believe it's a bug in the new update. My device is relatively new... About 4 months old...
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Rooting Nexus 7 - SuperSU Binary Update Installation Failed

Can someone please help me find the correct SU binary for this device? I am trying to install the SU binary for SuperSU, and I get an installation failed every time. I have been looking for ...
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Nexus 7 crashed and not restarting after factory reset

Nexus 7 tablet had crashed and didn't turn on beyond the loading screen, which just replays over and over. Tried a factory reset which fixed the problem temporarily, but after turning it off and back ...