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Questions tagged [6.0-marshmallow]

For questions specific to Android 6.0 Marshmallow (Oct 2015) or newer

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How to backup device settings and restore to an identical device?

I am searching for days and I am really confused on what should I do and I decided to look for help here. I have a rooted by default Android device (box) and I have changed some of the device ...
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Switch back to cellular when wifi has no internet, but keep wifi connected [duplicate]

I have local network that has no internet connectivity, I need to use it and at the same time use mobile data for internet, my android phone prefer force using the wifi over the mobile data. So is it ...
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Why can I enable a hotspot on Android 5 but not Android 9 with same sim card?

I have two phones, an old Nexus 5 running Android 6 and my new-ish Pixel 2 running Android 9. I have only one sim card (Cricket). I can enable a hotspot on my Nexus but not my Pixel 2, which says "To ...
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On a multi-user Android device, when Google Backup runs, whose data will get backed up?

If it's enabled, Google Backup does two things. A) It runs "key/value backups", maybe once every few hours, and it stores the data in the Android Backup Service. B) It runs "Android Auto Backups", ...
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Android device stuck on boot

I have a pretty complicated issue with my Android device. When starting it up it's stuck at the boot logo. Untill today I was also unable to get into the recovery settings of the device, because the ...
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Re-install Jelly Beans 4.2.2 on Samsung trend plus

So, I upgraded my phone; Samsung treng plus, from jelly beans 4.2.2 to Marchmellow 6.0. But, the problem is that it crashes everytime. I believe due to the my phone's weak CPU. So I want to go back ...
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Disable the notification tray completely on Android 6

My phone screen has a problem which is that it creates a lot of random clicks , resulting in the notification tray dropping down all the time . It is very difficult to hide it and I can't work with ...
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Pattern unlock not working after OS upgrade to android 6.0.1 Sansung J7

I upgraded my Samsung Galaxy J7 device from system update menu. It was working fine after the upgrade but it is not accepting my pattern after the restart. I don't remember the PIN also. I have ...
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ADB shell input keypress play/pause doesn't work in Netflix/Hulu Android apps?

I'm trying to control my Android Box (running Android 6.0, my guess is a modified version of a phone's os, definitely not the official android tv os) via adb for a home automation project & I'm ...
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WiFi MAC address is not available in about phone > status

I am trying to understand how WiFi and bluetooth MAC address are passed to android application layer. In my android 8 code i can see this log 01-01 00:00:31.213 424 424 I SystemServiceManager: ...
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How do I control how many processes run in the background on Android Marshmellow 6.0?

My tablet has a tendency to run kind of slow, and I think it's because there's too much running in the background. How do I control how many things get started at one time?
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I used “FIND MY DEVICE” feature. Now phone wont start

I went to Google Dashboard - Find My Device and tried the PLAY SOUND. The phone got into non-responsive state. I tried to reboot the phone, but now my phone doesn't boot. Device is XIAOMI REDMI NOTE ...
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Spellcheck is inactive, but words are being underlined?

I have a Samsung J7 and it's running Android 6.0.1. For the past week or two, when I'm typing the words will be underlined with some words remaining underlined. Since I acquired the phone, spell ...
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Black and frozen videos / images in apps (Snap, Instagram, FB, …)

I have a Blackview A10 under Android 6. Many times in a day, images are black or videos become black and frozen, thus I have to reboot my phone to be able to see it again, until it starts to become ...
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Install a firmware with a different baseband but the - T Mobile

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 edge from T Mobile. The model number is SM-G935T and the baseband version is G935TUVU4APK1. For this baseband version, T Mobile unfortunately does not offer a software ...
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Disable heads up on Xperia Z3

heads_up_notifications_enabled is 0 on data/system/user/0/settings_global.xml I can disable per app using Android's interface, but on reboot, it comes back ! What to do ? Is there another ...
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Hardware requirements for Marshmallow, Nougat & Oreo [duplicate]

What are the minimum Hardware requirements for Marshmallow , Nougat & Oreo Operating system?
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how can i access All application which is using INTERNET in Android

i want to access all application which is using Internet at the background of our mobile phone kindly help me how to find applications which is running on Internet at background.
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one weird icon is not going from Status bar

Hi, this icon is not going whem i had checked the apps not any unnecessary apps installed. i had trieed reboot and shuddown and boot. that icon is not going.. it too annoying me. please anyone help me ...
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Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML) firmware update failed, device won't turn on

So I've tried to update the device, or - to be more specific - downgrade it from android 6 to 5 with an official firmware to do so. When I started, phone was at 100% battery, but the process bar got ...
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Cannot install ANY Facebook app. Be it regular, modded or even lite

Patient: Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime MIUI 10 v8.8.23 beta by xiaomi.eu Android 6.0.1 What happened: Annoyed with Facebook app burning my eyes, and unofficial mobile wrappers being generally slow and ...
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Prevent bookmarks added to home screen from opening a new tab

Is there some way to prevent web bookmarks added to the home screen from opening a new tab every time you open it? I constantly have to clear all tabs (which even more annoyingly does not support ...
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Vodafone smart prime 7 SD card issue

I recently got a Vodafone Smart Prime 7 smartphone. I want to extend the internal storage of the phone to 32 gb using a MicroSD card. When I insert the card, the phone detects it "New SD card ...
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Popups with promotion

Sometimes, I'm getting popups on my Samsung S8 with promotions. Especially it is annoying during navigation with Google Maps. How to disable popups? How to know which application is responsible on ...
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Remote Flash Write Failure (Nexus 5)

Windows won't flash factory images to my Nexus 5 even though the bootloader is unlocked. It keeps on giving me a "Remote Flash Write Failure" error.
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Delete inbuilt apps completely after rooting

I have a Samsung Galaxy on7, running on Android 6.0.1. It has a lot of pre installed apps that I consider bloatware. I want to remove them completely from the phone. Recently, I tried removing these ...
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Upgrade the OS from 5.x to 6.x [duplicate]

How can I upgrade from 5.1.1 to 6.x in order to utilize adoptable storage?
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Can't format SD-Card as internal storage - Meta / Expand Android

I have a Xiaomi A1 with Android on it and I use my Samsung MicroSD Card Evo+ 128 GB, as an internal storage. For no reason, it's stopped working and asking me to format it. The issue is, the device ...
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Moto e2 doesn't recognise mobile network, what can I do?

My wife has recently switched mobile operator and now can't get mobile data. Phone calls and text are OK. WiFi is OK. Going to Settings -> More -> Mobile Networks -> Network Operators shows a list of ...
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Prevent bloatware which gets reinstalled from starting

I had a problem with this app (I found on a package with the same name on Google Play, but I doubt it's the same thing) which kept getting installed all by itself again and again, and once istalled, ...
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Android owner locked: Can't update phone

i am samsung galaxy tab E user. I don't have custom recovery system in my device. The owner of tablet is locked and I forgot the password. I know the google account signed in owners it's mine but ...
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Can I unlink ringtone and notification volume on Android 6?

I have installed this volume control app on my Android 6.0 phone in order to tune notification volume independently from ringtone volume. However, when I tried to do that, I got the following dialog: ...
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Show which photos are not backed up to Google yet

I was using Google Photos in my Samsung J7 + Android 6, and it overlaid a small symbol on each photo which was in my phone and not synced to G Photos yet (I had disabled auto backup, so I did it ...
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How to copy the phone number of the sender of a text message in Android default messaging program?

How to copy the phone number of the sender of a text message in Android default messaging program? Does one have to go through "create a new contact" through the + menu, or is there any faster way? I ...
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How can I view which program wakes up my Android screen?

From time to time, I see my Android screen turns on. How can I view which program wakes up my Android screen? I use unrooted Android 6.0 on LG4. The screen is locked.
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Mobile suddenly goes to zero though still it have sufficient charge

My mobile is a moto e2 2nd gen 4g handset. But recently it have arising a problem which is suddenly it's charge goes to zero and automatically shutting down though it have a sufficient charge. Please ...
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Control the order of From List on my Gmail Android Composer

This might be a silly question for StackOverflow but it's bit irritating me and maybe it will be to others? How do you control the order of "senders" on the "From" selection account on GMail when ...
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Problems After Android update

I have a Samsung S6, I've recently (2 days ago) received a notification for a new update rolled out by Samsung which installed instantly. However, from that time i am in trouble with charging my phone....
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How can I get rid of Android Is Starting Optimising App, On A Chinese Phone?

From time to time I get the "Android Is Starting Optimising App" message. I understand that there might be an option to reset it My phone is like the one in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
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How do I delete podcasts downloaded by podbean?

As far as I can tell from looking at the settings, all I can do is listen to the podcasts, and then the program will delete them. I'd prefer if it didn't download them unless I tell it to, and allow ...
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app not installed in marshmellow 6.0.1

I am trying to install modern combat 5 blackout in my Android marshmalow but when I install the app it shows app not installed. the app is installing fine in other phone(KitKat).I have tried ...
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Occasional No Audio from Phone Calls

Background Samsung Galaxy S4 Phone has been in daily service with the same carrier for 2.5 years using CyanogenMod 11 (KitKat), no issues Phone has been recently updated to SynergyCM13 (Marshmallow) ...
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Terminal stuck on “<waiting for any device>” after /fastboot oem unlock command

I have been trying to unlock my phone's (Samsung Galaxy J5) bootloader with almost no success. I used adb for the process but it always gets stuck at waiting for device, after fastboot command ./...
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How to export notes from the Notepad in Huawei P8 Lite

There is an app called Notepad (like Memo) on the this phone. There doesn't seem to be an option to export them and when I connect my laptop with USB to the phone I can't identify where the notes / ...
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HUAWEI Y6 2017 bootloop cant acces fastboot/recovery

Yesterday i may soft bricked my smartphone i was trying to install custom rom Unofficial Resurrection Remix 5.8.5 for Huawei Y6. https://forum.xda-developers.com/huawei-y6/development/unofficial-...
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Samsung S7 Downloaded Photos are Corrupt on PC but view OK from Android Gallery. Issue started after Android internal storage got all full

So I usually take videos and photos and then get a message from Camera app that I can't use the app anymore since phone memory/ram is full. I usually connect to PC and download and delete from phone ...
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Is there any options in Vivo V5 that in silent mode vibration can also be stop?

I have Vivo V5 Android device with Funtouch OS provided by Vivo company. In this device, when I switch profile mode from General to Silent. It cannot turn off vibration. I want to turn off vibration ...
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how can I change from adopted storage back to default device storage?

so I changed from internal device storage to adopted storage on 6.0.1 marshmallow, how can I change back?
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How to remove swipe to unlock when using smart lock feature? S7 Android 6.0.1

I never use "swipe to unlock" feature on my phone so I don't want it to be the default screen when I use smart lock. Whenever smart lock feature is enabled and activated, this is what the phone asks ...
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recover from sd card image using the key file in the phone [duplicate]

My android phone (6.0.1) died and was not charging. I removed the SDcard hoping i can recover some photos, but was not successfull. I took the image of the SDcard and then started using the SDcard in ...