Questions tagged [6.0-marshmallow]

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How to manually mount internal (adopted) SD card in Android 6?

First of all, my SD card is not corrupted and I can access all my files with TWRP recovery file manager after entering my pattern to decrypt my storage, all of my files are not corrupted either. This ...
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Download mode disabled by kill switch on LG G3

I have installed CyanogenMod 13 on my LG G3 (LG D850), but I decided to return back to stock ROM. I download the files, but when I try to install by download mode, it shows a message that download ...
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Is there any way to completely block any app from using data (Android 6.0)

I have a problem: my house wifi goes down a lot for some unknown reason, and so I turn on data to continue whatever conversation I was having on my laptop on my phone. Then I forget to turn on wifi ...
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Split adopted storage doesn't work

I have a HTC One M8 and I split my adopted storage with adb like this: Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.10586] (c) 2015 Microsoft Corporation. Alle Rechte vorbehalten. C:\Program Files (x86)\Minimal ...
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Is it possible to completely disable radio signal in a phone without a SIM card?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, powered by CyanogenMod 13 (Android Marshmallow 6.0.1), which I use as Wi-Fi only, being it without SIM card. The device antenna, though, seems to be constantly ...
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How do I get my dual clock back?

So I have a relative who's spending some time on the other side of the planet (Japan). To facilitate communication, I had set up dual clock a while back to show both, local and Japanese time on lock ...
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“Listening…” screen suddenly popping up on Android 6: what is it, how to disable?

Every now and then, some Google "Listening..." screen pops up , like this: full resolution FYI: my device is a Nexus 5X with the latest stock Android 6 I have no idea what this is, and worse: I ...
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How do I stop my device from sending my location to Google every second, even when the location setting is off?

How do I stop my device from sending my location to Google every second, even when the location setting is off? (Which is illegal because I declined Google from taking my location data because I ...
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How To File Sharing From PC To Remix OS

I have a problem, I have installed my Remix OS on my VM-ware Player and I would like to transfer file between PC and Remix OS. how do file sharing between my PC and my Remix OS? Because it cannot ...
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Google Play Store is unable to search for updates

I have a THL T9 Plus with Android 6.0. Google Play Store version is 8.5.39.W-all [PR]. Google Play Services is version 11.9.51. I try to install updates on phone, but I get the error message, "There ...
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Backup WhatsApp to PC (with all Media)

How do I backup my WhatsApp Chats with all media (text, video, audio, position data etc.) and view them on PC? The backup purpose is not to restore it later, it is to view the data on my pc, just as ...
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Google Keyboard 'remove suggestion' not working

I'm having an annoying issue with the Google Keyboard app on Android 6.0 (and on an HTC One M9 if that matters). I like to be able to remove erroneous suggested words by long pressing on them and ...
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I got “Your device is corrupt. It can't be trusted and may not work properly” on a brand new Nexus 5X. What should I do?

Through Project Fi of Google, I ordered and got a brand new Nexus 5X with Android 6.0 on it. The first time it powered up, it said Your device is corrupt. It can't be trusted and may not work ...
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Symlink to simulate /storage/extSdCard in Android 6.0

So recently, I started using Android 6.0, and one of the first things I noticed was that the external SD card was no longer mounted under /storage/extSdCard anymore; instead it was mounted under a ...
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Restore Android 6 on Moto G (2nd Gen) without adb?

After trying to root my Moto G (xt1068) and getting stuck in a boot loop, I tried to restore a functioning version of Android and I got stuck in the middle with a re-locked bootloader because I ...
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HTC One M8 - Locked after Android 6 update

So, I received a marshmallow update which buggered up the phone. After boot, it kept on saying android.process.acore has stopped with Google+ and an infinite loop asking me to report the error. I don'...
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Android 6 (cyanogenmod 13) external sd card write access

I always used "Samba server" application on all my android devices for uploading files, it worked great with CM12, but in CM13 even with root access Samba server can't write to external SD card, ...
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How to prevent Android from automatically downloading System Updates from the cellular network?

I've had Verizon's Samsung Note 5 for about 1.5 years. I don't have (and don't really want to pay for) an unlimited data plan so I use cellular data sparingly and use my home WiFi when downloading ...
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How to configure DNS properly while two LANs are running?

The device can't ping www.google.com but ping 8.8.8.8 is okay. My OS is Android 6.0.1, the kernel is 4.1.15 I've tried the resolv.conf and /etc/hosts. But these methods seem can not work on Android. ...
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What's this persistent Camera-app notification in Android 6.0?

I've been using my Nexus 5X for about a week now, but this morning was the first time I noticed the following notification: Backstory: I snapped a few photos this morning (w/ default camera app). ...
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Get rid of setting bar above Gboard keyboard

How do I get rid of this bar above the Gboard keyboard? I checked all of its settings, cannot seem to find it. OnePlus One - Android 6.0.1
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How to stop Whatsapp messages coming in lock screen

I am using a mobile which is having Android Marshmallow. Whenever someone is sending a Whatsapp message to me when the phone is locked. The message is showing up in lock-screen as plain text. So ...
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Change Google Play Services notification setting from “allow peeking” to “block all” with adb?

Is there a setting name where I can run: adb shell settings put setting_name value I don't know the setting_name. I can manually navigate there but I need to change this setting with adb. Manually ...
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how to *really* kill adware app

the BLU Dash X2, Android 6.0, has a known adware app shown as Preinstall Data2 in the Settings | Apps list, and I finally figured out this is the same as com.android.packages.oseasapps shown in pm ...
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Forcing system upgrade despite “Battery too low”

I have a 2013 Nexus 7 running Android 6.0.1 which has survived a lot of physical distress (being dropped, being partially immersed in the bath one time, and an amateur screen replacement). For the ...
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Remove Most Frequently Used Apps Container from Apps menu

In Android 6.0.1 I got this unnecessary feature which displays most frequently used apps on top of all other applications. I don't need it (You can see on the pic the top 4 apps underlined). Is it ...
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android x86 6.0 doesn't support mouse integration?

A while back, I made a virtual machine on VirtualBox for Android 4.4. I had a little trouble getting mouse integration to work for it, but I figured it out. More recently, I tried Android 6.0 ...
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How can I ignore an incoming bluetooth connection/pairing request? Major Android Flaw

I accidentally tried to pair with a mystery bluetooth device from somewhere in the neighborhood awhile back, confusing it with a device I was trying to pair with. Now every time I turn on bluetooth in ...
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Silence and vibration scheduler

I used to have Silet Time on Android 4.4 and it worked really well. The application sets silent mode or vibration at scheduled time of the week. I now have Android 6 and that application does not ...
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Cannot synchronize contacts on Huawei Honor 8

I just acquired the new Huawei Honor 8 from China (international version), but I have a few issues with the contacts. When I synchronize the contacts from my Microsoft account, I only retrieve 16 ...
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List of installed apps not showing in Settings

Perhaps naively, I switched the sd card between my phone and my tablet. Trouble was some of my phone apps has been installed on the sd card and they no longer work, I felt at the time that I could ...
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How to root Lenovo B A016a40

I am trying to root my Lenovo B A2016a40 but I absolutely cannot find a working method. I have tried several apps (desktop and android) such as KingoRoot, Framaroot and so on, but nothing has worked ...
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How to delete contacts from read only accounts

I am using android, and the I have used my google contacts to sync to this, when trying to delete an account, it shows "You can not delete contacts from read only accounts, but you can hide them", ...
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Galaxy On5 not compatible with Adoptable Storage

Samsung Galaxy On5 (MetroPCS) Android OS: 6.0.1 Marshmallow Status: Rooted Recovery: TWRP Framework: Xposed v85.1 (Wanam build) Model: SM-G550T1 (on5ltemtr) I had installed Root ...
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How Do I Activate 3G Only On Samsung Galaxy A5(2015)

I use Samsung Galaxy A5 (2015) and I have just upgraded the firmware to Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). The phone supports 3G but the option to set it is LTE/3G/2G (auto connect) on Network mode. How do I ...
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Can you completely disable the drag-down notification bar? (Working around ghost touch issue)

I am using a Lenovo Tab 10 tablet that has recently started to exhibit a small but frequent ghost touch issue in the upper left corner. The only bothersome thing it really does is bring down the ...
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Unable to take screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S7

If I swipe with the edge of a palm, it is very unreliable -- sometimes screen is pressed and I do some operations instead of screen shot. Pressing Home + Power simultaneously doesn't work. What else ...
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How to move installed apk from phone memory to sdcard on android 6.0.1 without root

Move installed apk from phone memory to sdcard on android 6.0.1 without root and install new apk to sdcard. My device is Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500H os updated to 6.0.1). Phone's memory is too small ...
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how to off camer shutter sound in lenovo k3 note (marshmallow)

I want to off camera shutter sound.I'm using lenovo k3 note with os marshmallow. how to off camera shutter sound in lenovo k3 note (marshmallow)
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MTP not working under Android 6

I am running out of Ideas how to get MTP working again... I am simply not getting the dialog again on my android, asking me wether I want just charging, or MTP or Picture mode... Until most recently, ...
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Is there a working procedure to root US cellular LG K8 US375?

I have tried almost every root process that I could find 4 LG K8 us375 running LG Android 6.0 I tried kingoroot, iroot, vroot, kingroot, One Click Root... and nothing is able to root my phone. I'm ...
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How to clear forgotten lock pattern for android 8.0.. without lose of data and using any softwares?

I am using Honor 7a model in India. I had forgotten my pattern completely.I tried following 2 ways without lose of data.but it is not working . I tried ADB Manager - It supports lower versions. Dr....
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Lenovo Vibe K5 Note USB connection issue

Whenever I connect my mobile to Laptop I'm not able to view mass Storage option. Instead of that only getting "Lenovo CD" option which includes USBdrivers and other Lenovo softwares. (MTP option is ...
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How to upgrade Xiaomi Redmi 3 to Android Marshmallow?

I have recently updated the MIUI 7 to MIUI 8. Thought it was based on Android Marshmallow. But it is on the same Lollipop version. How do I update it into Marshmallow? I know there is no official way ...
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Constant decrease in android's internal storage free space

I am having a hard time with my phone. My device, which is a simple LG Magna has had a constant decrease in FREE space. That means that something is constantly taking up more and more place in my ...
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Can't pull down quick settings panel?

So my HTC One M8 battery has been dying recently at around 30%. I'm pretty sure it's hardware, as it happens even after flashing a RUU multiple times. Well anyway, I just searched for showtimes for a ...
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No add user option in android marshmallow moto e3 power

It's been a while I tried few options also but not able to find how to add user in marshmallow is not present in settings any way to debug this or to get activated as marshmallow supports multi users....
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How can I disable chat heads?

My grandmother has a Motorola Droid Maxx 2 running Android 6.0.1 and she would like to disable chat heads entirely, for text messages and Messenger. A preliminary search through her notification ...
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Is a 'Send security reports' notification legitimate? Note 4, 6.0.1

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (Verizon SM-N910V), Android 6.0.1 After a sudden reboot, my phone displayed a few system notifications in Chinese, and is now displaying a new notification (screenshot attached)....
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Android File Transfer not working?

I have a mac, and I want to delete all the music on my phone and replace it with all the music on itunes in my mac. I've done this before, but it is not working. For some reason, my music is not in ...