Questions tagged [6.0-marshmallow]

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Forced Factory Reset on Android TV (reboot loop)

My Android Sony Bravia has the boot-loop problem. It turns on, gets to the Sony logo, reboots, infinitely. Sometimes it gets to the android logo but never further than that. So I am following the ...
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Why Google Contacts can't work properly?

So i need to import contacts to my Google Account. What i want is, delete all contacts i already have and import a CSV list, and only the contacts on this CSV list will be active on my account. I ...
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Home screen icons vanishing, and unable to restore some of them

My Alcatel Onetouch idol 3 currently runs Android 6.0.1, since Alcatel doesn't launches updates, as of this version. At the opposite, it often updates its own "over-layer", and I suspect this part to ...
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How to recover stored wifi password?

My Android device (A Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F, version 6.0.1) has different wi-fi networks saved. I would like to recover some of the password it has stored. Browsing through the web I searched ...
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Applications that install themselves even after a factory reset!

I have a samsung Galaxy S6 that I recently bought on occasion. Since I have it, I am faced with a strange problem. Indeed, There are 4 applications that keep installing themselves in my device. - ...
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My phone keeps beeping randomly! Even in safe mode

It started about two days ago. It randomly beeps every two to three minutes. Sometimes it beeps more frequently, sometimes not so much. It has no pattern. I recently downloaded the reddit app and ...
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Android 6.0.1 user's name and email address

My device has Android 6.0.1, I can't find all of the users names and email address. I opened the Settings, Users, I see the users but only the first name is displayed, not the last name or email ...
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What reasons would an Android Phone's Network Radio turn off Sporadically

I have an android phone that is experiencing an issue that I suspect is hardware related. Randomly, service will no longer work on the phone and the only way I have found to temporarily resolve the ...
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Wifi doesn't turn on on LG 4 Android 6.0

I use an LG 4 that runs Android 6.0 unrooted. For the past few weeks, the wifi doesn't turn on. How can I diagnose and fix the issue? Video of the issue: https://youtu.be/tHHV0OIvMRY
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Apps don't work with IPv6 enabled in router

So I've been having this issue for a while now where apps work fine over mobile data won't work when mobile is connected to otherwise perfectly working WiFi. Some such apps are- Discord (keeps on ...
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What is the space distribution for disabled system apps?

My phone is rooted with Magisk. I have a root browser app, allowing me to "sneak peek" into the root directories. I found, for example, that for the Google Drive app, the APK in /system/app is 23MB, ...
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Samsung prime j7 and samsung a20 no notification

When I or my wife send each other a text message we both receive a notification sound but if we carry on sending texts to each other we don't receive anymore notifications until we text couple hours ...
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Fire Tablet HD 8 and Mevo App

I bought a Fire Tablet HD 8 (7th Generation) with hopes that I could use it with the app for Livestream's Mevo camera. Much to my chagrin, I've learned that while the 8th Generation runs Fire OS 6 (...
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Data recovery from encrypted phone based on glitches in the encryption?

To make a long story short I needed to root my phone and didn't notice the warning that unlocking the bootloader erased all contents of the memory. I contacted a data recovery company and told them ...
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Some apps won't open links/content in a different app

Example: someone will share a link to discord. When I click the link, I will be asked which app I want to open link with. However, when I click the desired app, the app won't open. If I want to open ...
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Stock SMS/MMS doesn't obey global notification sound preference (and has no own)

I stumbled upon very annoying issue - stock SMS/MMS app doesn't have any notification sound preference in settings and probably supposed to obey default notification sound... but it does not and ...
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Cannot turn Wi-Fi on or/and change its settings

Sometime ago w/out apparent cause it started. When I try to turn on Wi-Fi by icon or switch in settings, icon changes like it's on, but when I navigate to other place and back - it's displayed as ...
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Linking social media data to SD card - how does Samsung do this without partitioning the SD card?

I am using a Samsung Galaxy On7, Android 6.0.1. In the latest update (released April 2018), they have added a feature such that you can store your social media content on SD card, but link it to the ...
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Galaxy S5 … change motherboard … how to load/transfer software

If I replace the motherboard on a Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 with a larger RAM [from 16 to 32Gb] how do I transfer/reload the software from the original MB?
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Adoptable Storage corrupted my SD card

So, I'm gonna tell my story. I have made my SD Card broken, because I used adoptable storage. I'm using LG Leon. As you might have know, LG doesn't allow making SD cards internal storage. I had to use ...
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Disable portrait orientation completely on the lowest level

I want the Android to only know landscape, portrait is something that does not exist. I tried using this (adb user_rotation value change): https://stackoverflow.com/questions/25864385/changing-...
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am start for VLC player to Stream RTSP with RTSP over TCL

We have used following command for playing RTSP Stream. am start -n org.videolan.vlc/org.videolan.vlc.gui.video.VideoPlayerActivity am start -a android.intent.action.VIEW -d rtsp://192.168.1.1:554/...
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How to switch active webview on marshmallow

I know how to do this on nougat and newer: there's a direct option in developer options But i'm not seeing that in marshmallow. How do i set the active webview?
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Flashing TWRP to MTK device with SP Flash tool not working

I need to root a custom MTK Android device. This device does not have volume keys at all so unlocking bootloader is impossible.(If anyone knows differently please educate me) What I did previously ...
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what does ddi stands for in android os?

What does ddi stand for in android OS? My phone g532f couldn't power on, but enter download mode just by using "jig USB" !!.. this message appears in download mode. ddi read failed (in rad color) ddi ...
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Is there a way to upgrade Vivo V5 from Marshmallow to Pie?

I am having an Android device Vivo V5, Which has Android Marshmallow installed. Now, I want to upgrade the OS to Android Pie. Please suggest me any workaround.
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How to power off when charger is removed?

Device: LG G4 Android version: 6.0 Status: rooted What can I do to power off the device (with a 20 sec delay) when I remove the charger. I tried with AutomateIt app, but after first cycle of power ...
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How to access VNC server running in an android phone in another computer?

I have installed Ubuntu in my Android phone and I can access its GUI in my phone by connecting a VNC viewer to localhost:1. The VNC server is running inside Android. Is it possible to access this in ...
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not sure how to breathe life into mate 8 64gb dual sim variant

I'm at a loss here, i have nougat on my mate mate 8 but i completely forgot that you had to root nougat in a particular way. Anyway, i don't have access to erecovery, power+volUPvolDown doesn't work ...
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Live screen capture through USB [duplicate]

My phones screen is crooked but not enough to not open the pattern lock. Vibe P1 Turbo 6.0.1 What I plan to do is use the USB as a control gateway by attaching my phone to the Windows 7 and then use ...
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Direct HDMI output at the start up?

I have an Android 6.0.1 Vibe P1 Turbo with literally dead screen(I closed the phone months ago and did a complete disassembly). What I want to do is get the phone output the screen through USB right ...
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Fresh install of OS+Firefox and now there's a persistent notification

I just reformatted and reinstalled things on my phone to fix some issues. I installed Firefox from apkmirror and now there's a mostly persistent notification that shows up when I go to certain sites (...
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Why I can't find Clear Local Search History on Google play store?

The Google support said that it is in the Play Store at the Settings, but there isn't this option. I can find only these. I tried to delete all upgrades, and I found it at the 6.9.21 version, but not ...
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Increase internal memory of Samsung J2 prime

I bought Samsung J2 prime phone. Some details of that phone as follows. Model - SM -G532G Android version - 6.0.1 I heard that earlier it came with good feature that allow us to format external SD ...
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Marshmallow: Adding system-wide custom root certificate

On Android 6 if I move my own root CA from /data/misc/user/0/cacerts-added to /system/etc/security/cacerts/ it doesn't work anymore. It is in the system list and active, but my browser says ...
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123ABC keyboard app for STB remote IR

Below is Remote IR for my Android Set top box, but default android keyboard only accept the input as number no matter how many I press the button, is there keyboard app to simulate the input so if I ...
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Acidentally uninstalled Google app on Android phone

I accidentally joined the beta program for the Google search app on android, in ordered to leave the program I had to uninstall the app and re-install it. When I did this, everything seemed to be ...
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Camera App Crashing

I use a rooted Motorola Moto G3 (2015) Osprey XT1550 running stock 6.0.1 (not custom). It has been 3 years since I've bought this phone but recently while taking 100 - 200 photos at once (college ...
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WiFi stops working when connected to Bluetooth box

When I connect my Android 6 Huawei to my bluetooth box and play music my wifi decides to kill itself, while it is still on and connected.
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How to root Mi TV 4A?

I tried all rooting technique but nothing is working Problem no 1: I can't use USB debugging options (don't have USB to USB cable) but I can able to use adb over network after boot. Tried all kinds ...
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Adoptable Storage on LG Stylo2

I recently bought a 64GB SD card. Soon discovered adoptable storage is disabled on Stylo2, so I can't change app storage from Internal storage to SD card. I followed instructions on another forum of ...
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How do I get rid of com.android.Pet.mediaproxy?

I found this on my phone on my Files after I woke up. I accidentally fell asleep and I have a housemate who likes messing with my things and decided to put something on my phone that is actually a ...
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Cell automatically phone powers down at certain location

Curiosity: at this location (False Creek, Vancouver, B.C.) Google maps my girlfriend's cell phone (Android Moto X; Android 6 Marshmallow) automatically powers down (off). When manually rebooting (...
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Android 6.0.1 Mysterious “Videos” Taking Up Space

I have been made confused by the Storage Info of my phone since it shows 3.16 GB of videos took up my internal space. But then I checked, the videos not even passed 250 MB in total size. Can't seem ...
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Unread SMS message is invisible AOSP 6.0.1

My phone shows one unread SMS message on Home screen, but when I open the Messaging app there's no unread message. How can I reach this message and get rid of the notification on Home screen? Phone is ...
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Un-stack notifications

I have a J7 Sky Pro running Android version 6.0.1 Is there a way that I can display all notifications? I do not like the "Snapchat (2)" or "Messages(4)" look on my status bar/lock screen. Is there a ...
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Dalvik/2.1.0 in Android's version more than 5

I installed Packet Capture on my android and did some scans because this topic. So, I saw Dalvik/2.1.0 in a log of WhatsApp on port 80. Since Dalvik/2.1.0 should be prior that Android 5, is it normal ...
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What service controls system level auto rotation?

I was removing some (Samsung) bloatware off my Note 4 and now it won't auto rotate. Apps like the camera read direct from the sensors and work fine but all other apps rely on system rotation state. ...
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rooting gigaset phone

I am trying to root my Gigaset phone (GS 160), but I couldn't make it with http://kingoapp.com (probably the model is not supported) and https://towelroot.com (model is not supported) Does anyone ...
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I cannot set Chrome (or any app) to open links by default

My initial issue is: Whenever I click a link, I get a selection of apps to open the link with. Pressing "always" does not change that. If I go to the settings of Chrome (just as example): Settings > ...