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

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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 I cannot uninstall from starting

I had a problem with this app (which I also found onGoogle Play) which kept getting installed all by itself again and again, and once istalled, it would start using my limited 3G internet traffic. My ...
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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 ...
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process runs in spite of disabling the app

I have two apps installed on a rooted Sony Xperia z3 ( Marshmallow ) app 2 SD and disable service. both these apps require root . one will disable complete app and the other will disable specific ...
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Do you still get OTA updates after flashing custom recovery?

I want to flash TWRP to my device, will I still get OTA Updates? I don't want to root, my only reason for flashing TWRP is so that I can take NANDROID BACKUPS & extract App Data from the NANDROID ...
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How do I know If my phones Bootloader is locked or not?

I want to flash TWRP & SuperSU to take a backup, but I read that if you flash TWRP with a locked bootloader it would brick my device & wipe my data, now that would just defeat the purpose. How ...
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Can Google Find device triangulate location of my phone by cell tower signal?

I know it wouldn't be precise but can I find my [Not] lost Android 6.0.1 Lenovo P1a41 Turbo by Cell tower signals using Google Find Device ? If not, can any other app do that ?
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Google Find Device Remote Location Turning

Now, if I want to find my Lenovo Vibe P1 Turbo that runs on Marshmallow 6.0.1 and if the GPS is turned off on that phone Can I remotely turn on the location on from my PC so I can find that phone ?
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When In silent mode, raise volume automatically after receiving 5 calls from a specific number

What I want to achieve: If in silent mode or vibration-only mode: After receiving 5 calls from a specific phone number, increase volume by one tick per each incoming call from that phone number. ...
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Changing volume capacity

I have an adroid tablet in my car, and the volume it's volume is in the range on 0-30, It is very low since the last tablet (not an android tablet) had a range of 0-60. How can i raise the maximum ...
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Secure folder password input not working

I have setup my secure folder few months earlier on my Samsung C5 PRO, today when I opened up secure folder it asked for the password that i set while setting up the secure folder. But when i click on ...
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Why is my Android kernel using up too much space?

I have a Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (4GB) running Android 6.0. My device is not rooted and the excess memory usage is kind of lagging each and every operation in my phone. Why is my Android kernel using up ...
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Solved a known bug, users option disappeared from settings

I have a Asus zenfone 2 running official android m. I had the same problem as the guy in this thread: Home Screen and Recent Apps buttons don't work Before I could fix it, I tried the guest mode ...
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Android 6.0.1 (rooted) blocking usb tethering of wifi connection (carrier has no problem)

I know there are a number of questions on similar topics but I believe my issue is different, let me explain: I'm in Spain where the carriers do allow usb tethering of wifi connections (the phone is ...
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Problems installing Lineage OS 14.1 on Lenovo P2 (black screen/blue LED)

I have a Lenovo P2 (42a) with Android 6, which I tried switching to Lineage 14.1, as my carrier hasn't provided any security/OS updates since 2016. I have previously done this with my old Motorola ...
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Probe request on 2.4 GHz vs 5 GHz

I'm looking into pattern and amount of probe request that Android phones are sending out. I have noticed a difference in amount of probes on 2.4 GHz vs 5 GHz, there are alot more on 2.4GHz, why is ...
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No sound with Media audio via Bluetooth

I have a BT car audio system which worked for both media playback and phone calls with my old Android 4.4 phone (Wiko Sunset). I was able to listen to music via BT, the car would display the Artist/...
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Cisco Webex app on Android 6.0.1 phone

My android phone spec says: 1) Dimensions are 3.00x5.96x0.32 inches 2) Display Resolution - Horizontal and vertical resolution of the primary display - 1080x1920 Installed Cisco webex app from ...
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Using Sony RM-WMF5 on Lenovo P1a41

My phone is an Lenovo P1a41 and I have found this You connect it to your Casette\Radio combo Walkman and connect earbuds\headphones to its other end So my questions are Does jack carry stereo ...
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How long will battery last, assuming no usage

Short question: How do I find how long my battery will last, taking into account the current settings (Airplane mode, Battery saver, etc) I have enabled, and assuming I do not use it? Detailed ...
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How to hide hotspot icon in the drop down after lock

Sir , I use android marshmallow and My brother always enables the hotspot also after I lock the Phone with Password Because "hotspot setting is shown in drop down menu " I wanted to ask how to ...
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How to remove screen lock?

I don't know why, but the swipe, and none options have been greyed out. How to enable them (without factory reset)? Note: I have unchecked all device administrators (google find my phone, microsoft ...
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Where to backup my Android

Finally I decided to reset my Samsung S7 to factory defaults. But before that I need to backup device. Action BACKUP NOW reported error failed to backup my profile section saved in contacts. I ...
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phone turned off and not turning back on

My phone Huawei P8 Lite was working totally fine but suddenly turned off and now it's not turning back on. the phone was not out of charge when it died and now, as I plug in the charger, after a while ...
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Can't install game through apk and obb file

I can't install a game through apk and obb file in my Android 6.0 Marshmallow. I have Samsung Grand Prime Plus and I have recently tried rooting my device several times but it failed. I'm wondering if ...
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Android video and audio playback speed is nearly double

Yesterday I was showing a video to a friend of mine and something weird happened. As he went to grab my phone while I was holding it he had a few fingers on the screen and something flashed up and ...
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Google Play app link links to the Play homepage instead of the app detail page

I have a link on my website leading directly to a specific Google Play application: <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=en.my.app" target="_blank">Go to the app</a> ...
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ADB cmd to Disable Turn Panel of android device

Looking for an ADB cmd to disable touchpanel so that while running appium script, External Human Touch events donot disturb the running activity. Device_Type: Rooted Build: USER_DEBUG_BUILD
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Automatic screen recording when my android phone wakes up

I have checked out many Android screen recorders, but none of them start recording the screen automatically when the phone wakes up. Does anybody know of a screen recorder that does that job?
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Phone taking too long to start [duplicate]

I have Lenovo k3 note and when I switch on the phone there is a problem where in the phone says Android is starting and optimizing apps 1of 2 ,and this goes on for about 15 minutes so is there a ...