Questions tagged [6.0-marshmallow]

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How to add special permission to application?

I removed too much system apps last time and I reinstalled Google Play Services (GmsService) from .apk file from backup. However, its component com.google.android.gms.persistent needs permission ...
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Connecting external wifi adapter to android 6

This question may be asked before but I couldn't find a working answer so I will ask again. I got a Android 6 device which has root permissions. But its kernel is the stock one. I want to connect a ...
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Change mouse's right-click to open context menu (long-click)

I have a Samsung phone with Android 6 and a mouse I use. And I often face with problem and it makes me pretty angry: right click is back, not context menu (long-click). Is there a way to solve this ...
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How can i view my WIFI Password when connected with WPS?

I connected to my wifi with WPS, and wanted to view the Password later I looked in /data/misc/wifi/rawconf.conf where all my other wifi (passwords) were but not the one i searched. And in ...
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How to grant runtime permissions to an android application without prompting the user

How to grant permissions automatically for 3rd party applications.My device android version is android 6.0.1(AOSP 6.0.1). I followed below steps: Copied 3rd party application to /system/pri-app/...
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Did Google fix the Wi-Fi attack vulnerability in Android 6 before abandoning it?

Did Google update Android 6 to fix the Wi-Fi attack vulnerability? Wikipedia says the last update was on Oct 1, 2017, while this vulnerability was publicly announced a few days later (but maybe Google ...
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how to use Wi-Fi Coverage Extend Feature in Android 6.0

I have Android 6.0 phone and i don't have Wi-Fi Coverage Extend Feature on developer options ,So i want to know if i can use this feature in my Android 6.0 phone. Thank you
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Cloned Galaxy S20U? Will it function?

Bought what I thought was a Galaxy S20 Ultra, but not so. Will it work? My SIM works as far as phone and text but the internet doesn't work. WiFi is on and it's all fine. IMEI says Apple iPad 10 Pro ...
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How to get the Current state casting status in the android(aosp) device

Working on android (AOSP) marshmallow (6.0.1). I try to understand, Can we get the Current casting status from the AOSP source code. I have checked in AOSP source code, but I could not get proper ...
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How do I upgrade my Alcatel Idol 4s (6070O) from Android 6.0.1 to a newer firmware? [duplicate]

I have an old Alcatel Idol 4s laying around which is on Android 6.0.1 and I was wondering if there's any way to upgrade it to Android 7 or 8? I tried every single method I could find but no luck. ...
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Force upgrade Huawei from Android 6? Is it still supported by Google

I have a Huawei CAM L21 that I have updated to EMUI 4.1.3 which is the last update I got a prompt for. The Android OS is Android 6. I don't see any prompt or button for any further update. Now I am ...
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open failed: EACCES (Permission denied)

I am trying to copy the file from /storage/emulated/0/test.txt to /cache/SH_DIR/ via android user application , getting error like below : java.io.FileNotFoundException: /cache/SH_DIR/test.txt: open ...
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Is the "Cast" functionality Miracast or Chromecast?

When I go to Settings -> Display -> Cast, check "Enable wireless display" (no idea why I have to do that) and connect to a display, will it use Chromecast protocol (over Wifi) or will ...
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Android 6.0 optimizing app 1 of 1 on smart tv

I have a TV that runs on android 6.0 and it gives me the optimizing app 1 of 1 message each time I start it, I have to factory reset everytime and it only lasts for a month before ir comes back, any ...
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compile apk for Android 5 from the source code of an app for Android 6

Is it possible to compile apk for Android 5 using the source code of an app for Android 6?
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Only upload arrow working when phone connected to wifi

Whenever I connect to my wifi the up arrow is white but the down arrow is blank which whenever I try going onto apps it shows that I have no connection.
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How to root the LGLS676? Is the idea I have about how to go about it the most efficient method?

I want to root my LGLS676, because I want to install the gnu coreutils on my android phone. The only way I can imagine doing this is making the phone think it's not a phone, because I can't use adb ...
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Lenovo - Internal Storage and SD-Card empty (on device and pc)

As stated above. Someone asks me to help him with his phone. I have no clue what happened, I never heard about thats happening before, soo.. yeah... The phone is an Lenovo with Android 6.0. It has an ...
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What to do if my phone is stolen?

My phone was stolen recently. I read that if you have a Google account connected to your phone, the thief needs to enter your Google password when wiping the data or factory resetting it. However, ...
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Timer stops without a sound (not every time)

I want understand such a situation. Timer in the standard watch application used to behave unstable. The situation was such that when I started the timer for the first time (after last turning on the ...
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Magisk manager not detecting magisk installation

Device: itel A11, Android 6 Before the installation of magisk v22, my magisk installation was working fine, so I updated the magisk through direct installation and rebooted my phone but magisk ...
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How to block any app from being installed apart from one app?

I want to restrict the phone to install (Android 6) any app including all existing network apps (Chrome, Facebook, etc.) apart from one specific application. I am thinking of editing the operating ...
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Turn off "Unfortunately [app] has stopped" popup

I'm wondering if it's possible to disable this popup. I've an old phone that I use rarely where I uninstalled some critical apps, that I don't use. Phone works flawlessly apart from constant popups. ...
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Unable to add account on android 6.0.1

I have an old android tablet - Asus/Google Nexus 7 (2013) - which I would like to use with Touch Portal. The tablet was factory reset several years ago and has, I believe, the latest release of ...
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How to insert a recovery and root in HTC Desire 820 Dual Sim?

I want to insert a custom ROM in HTC Desire 820 dual sim. I have unlocked the bootloader and tried to insert a TWRP recovery. I have tried multiple recoveries namely: HTC_A51_TWRP_Recovery_3.0.2-...
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Accessing a phone after factory resetting it with adb

I have a smartphone running Android 6.0.1. The screen is broken and unresponsive so I control the phone using adb and scrcpy, but to run adb I had to turn on "USB debugging" from "...
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Problem with chrome: cascading tab list not displayed, have to do it blindly

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Android 6.0.1 Chrome 86.0.4240.198 (latest update at the moment) Just yesterday Chrome's tabbing started misbehaving. When pressing the button to look at the list of tabs, the ...
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Regen default.prop

So there is this settop box in india, called airtel internet tv(codename ganesa) It's gone 2 years with no updates, stuck on android 6. it has no usb adb but does have wireless adb. got root using ...
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How can I use another phone's camera in place of my camera?

Ok, the problem is my camera's protective glass cover has wore down and now some dust has entered, causing the camera's output to become blurred. This is causing me a lot of issues currently, ...
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Let's Encrypt: Is there a workaround for the 2021 SSL "cutoff" for pre-7.1.1 Android devices?

In January 2021 all devices with Android prior to 7.1.1 will not be able to connect to HTTPS servers using Let's Encrypt certificate (Let's Encrypt blog post explaining the details) Is there any ...
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how to fastboot mode without Enable USB Debugging?

I have a cellphone which I can't get access to the system, so Enable USB Debugging is not a option here. I need to factory reset this phone or upload a fresh firmeware to make it functional again, I ...
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How to flash a custom rom on galaxy on5 pro

I'm an Android fan and I have a Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro. It is currently running Android Marshmallow 6.1. I want it to get upgraded to Android Nougat 7.1.1. I don't have a recovery. How can I install ...
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Is there any way to save data i.e. Screenshot/ photo to external storage by default

I am using Moto G. It is Android 6.0. Internal storage 16Gb. Now I want to store all screenshot and photo/ video taken using default camera app and whatsapp/ other social media data to external ...
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Changes made in developer options revert back to default after turning off developer options

I am trying to enable Force GPU rendering option in the developer options. But after enabling it and then turning off the developer options, the developer settings revert back to default. How do I ...
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Nearly every app I open directly crashes

As specified in the title my problem is only that. Any app I open in my phone crashes with the message "Unfortunately the app has stopped working". Only the Google apps, Edge browser, Camera ...
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Will any new apps or data installed or added to android phone after encryption also be encrypted?

if an android phone is encrypted, will any new apps or data installed or added to phone after encryption also be encrypted?
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A cheap android phone killed my sd cards when I formatted them to internal, any way to get them back?

I bought an Ulefone Paris 2015 Chinese phone, a few years ago, it came with a bloated/malware OS, I put in a Lexar SD card, formatted as internal, something didn't work right (I don't remember), I ...
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Google Nexus 7 2013 (6.0.1) no longer works with All 4 streaming (UK)

I have a venerable Google Nexus 7 2013 (OS 6.0.1) that I still use. It works well - or did, up until a few days ago. One of the things I use it for is streaming - BBC iPlayer, ITV hub, All 4, youtube ...
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Display full screen screenshot/photo preview?

I am looking for a method that can be used to select screenshots, but when displaying them it does in full screen, so we just slide to see the next one. By "selector" I mean, other app wants ...
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Encrypt Tablet function in Android x86. Android 6 in Oracle Virtual Box

I am currently running Android x86 version 6 in Oracle Virtual Box. My intention is to run some software my company creates and to test it without the need for a physical tablet. The software i ...
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How to re-enable apps using ADB?

I got a samsung galaxy folder 2: https://www.samsung.com/hk_en/smartphones/galaxy-folder2-g165/ It runs Android 6.0.1 Anyways I am not new to ABD and have used it to uninstall system apps on my other ...
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How to Create batch SYMLinks

I'm installing legacy Termux on an Android 6.0 device. I downloaded the legacy app- and the legacy packages. There is a txt file with all the symlinks that need to be created. I'm looking for a way to ...
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Native phone app and Hangouts both answering calls

I have a Samsung Galaxy 7 running Android 8.0.0 using Ting on the Sprint network. I use Google Voice and Google Hangouts. When I get an incoming call on the Google Voice number, both the native phone ...
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ANDROID6 My phone changes the MAC Adress every time I log into a WLAN, how can I stop it?

I have a rooted phone that has a interesting habit: it changes the MAC Address every time I log into a WLAN. In the beginning it was funny, but now I want to stop it. Do you know if there is any ...
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Stream audio from android to Windows 10 using USB Connections

I'm currently finding a way how to stream or send the audio that android plays to a windows 10 computer without using any wireless techniques to avoid wireless congestions. Is there any? By the way, ...
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How to exit and disable safe mode?

I have a Note 2 running a custom Android 6 ROM and it's stuck in safe mode. It got stuck in safe mode once before, but I don't recall what I did to fix it. I did have a sticky power button then, so ...
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Optimizing app 1 of 1 on Android starting after GooglePlay update

I have a Lenovo Tab3 8 Tablet that had been working fine until about five-six months ago. Then I got this Optimizing app 1 of 1 message one day, when I had to restart the tablet, which basically made ...
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App resource usage over time

Looking for a way to collect resource usage (processor, at least) on unrooted OS for running apps over time. This last part is crucial, since there are numerous apps presenting current usage for ...
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SD formatted as internal storage got corrupted in a weird way on Android. Can I recover the data somehow?

So, I am not quite sure what happened. I'm on Android 6.0 and using an SD formatted as internal storage. Today, when I took a photo I realised it didn't save, and upon further inspections all the ...
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Error when migrating data from internal microSD to internal storage despite apparent available space

I have a Moto G3 (Android 6.0) with a microSD of 2GB that I configured to use as internal storage. It's been working fine for years, but I want to upgrade to a larger and faster card. So, I'm first ...

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