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Fix SELinux contexts for a SU binary

I am trying to root my android 6.0.1 phone using the following method: I first booted into a TWRP image using fastboot boot, then using the TWRP terminal I copied the su binary from the SuperSU kit ...
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Android suddenly pops up ad

Suddenly my Android always pops up this ad that always in that position, even sometimes a video ad, when I wake my phone from sleep. Anyone has idea? When I open the recent used app, it displays the ...
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How to delete Update.APP file from p8 lite

There is low disk space on my mobile and I want to delete this Update.APP file as you can se this file is taking 2.55 GB!!. I tried to delete it but it shows error "Error while deleting the file "...
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How to bind mount WhatsApp/Media folder from external SD card with correct permissions?

I am using a Sony Xperia M4 Aqua. As is well known, the internal memory is rather small. Especially the Media directory of WhatsApp uses a lot of precious space, therefore I am trying to move it to ...
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Allowing alarms to sound during calling states ( phone / skype / Discord )

How can I allow alarms to sound off while my phone is in a calling state? When I'm not in a call alarms sound as you'd expect them to. When I am in a ( Skype, Discord, Phone ) call the phone simply ...
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How to change the Brand and Model name of Yu Yureka Plus?

This is a very common question for the Android Community, but trust me, I tried almost everything to change the Brand Name and Model name on my Yureka Plus phone (running Cyanogenmod Nightly Build), ...
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How to mount external SD card at a fixed path in CM13?

In Marshmallow (and consequently in CM13), the external SD card is mounted at a path that contains its serial number. I have a bunch of Tasker tasks, the occasional script, and lots and lots of apps ...
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Manually selected mobile network changes when signal strength drops

Although this might seem quite unusual, it is essential for me. I live in a border area and I have two sim cards in my phone (however, I think this problem also affects single sim devices): SIM 1 is ...
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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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Formatted Micro SD Card as internal storage, after flashing a new build the card is unusable with any device

I've tried reformatting as portable storage and internal storage and neither work, choosing portable storage shows no errors it just doesn't do anything while internal storage errors. I've tried ...
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How do I solve the “Unfortunately, System UI has stopped.” on Gionee S6 Pro?

I seem to be getting the error "Unfortunately, System UI has stopped." on my Gionee S6 Pro. I have tried wiping cache partition via recovery with no progress. The OS is Marshmallow and UI is Amigo. ...
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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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Android Backup manager - restore from Nougat to Marshmallow

Earlier Device: LG Nexus 5X. My Device: OnePlus 3 Earlier, I was able to use Tap&Go or just import all the data by signing into my Google Acc. However, with my device, when I used Tap&Go or ...
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Share WIFI from PC over USB

All the questions with similar titles are the inverse of what I want. I would like to connect my tablet (that is "blocked" on the Wifi) to my Windows 10 computer over a USB cable and have the computer ...
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Android Studio Emulator is running but but never goes beyond “Android Logo”

I am facing this problem that my Android Studio emulator is running but it never goes beyond the "Android logo" in booting up. Please help me out with this problem, it's urgent! I do not know how to ...
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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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How can I keep an app always running?

I have started using CM Security on my new phone which runs Android 6.0. I use the Applock feature, but the problem is it doesn't work because... just as I kill the window from my recent apps, CM ...
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What is system/bin and system/xbin in android M?

I have few noob questions about the system/bin and system/xbin directory in Android M. First, what is the file inside this two directories? Next, in system/bin, the is some file looks like -rwxr-xr-...
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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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Sony Z3 can't transfer files by USB and isn't recognised by PC after update to 6.0.1

My Sony Xperia Z3 Compact was recently updated to android version 6.0.1 ("Marshmallow"?) using the Sony update tool, from version 5. Phone isn't rooted, no custom stuff, only ever updated via Sony ...
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How to connect a Nexus 6p to Windows 8.1 in MTP mode

When I connect my phone to my Windows 8.1 PC, I can select PTP mode on the phone and the phone immediately shows up under "This PC". However, I only see pictures related files, I wanted to see other ...
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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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One-Click-Root Failed On Samsung J7 SM-J700H

I have a Samsung Galaxy J7 running 6.0.1 marshmallow which i tried to root using One-Click-Root methods like desktop versions of "Kingroot" and "Kingoroot". However, "Kingroot" doesn't support my ...
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Bluetooth pairing fails, no more PIN entry field

I wanted to pair a bluetooth device (specifically, Dynamo Harvester) with my Moto G 2 (Android 6) with the normal workflow: Open bluetooth system settings, scan for devices, select Dynamo Harvester, ...
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I've formatted my SD card as internal on CM13 nightly and now it won't update

So the update is stored in storage/emulated/0/cmupdater and if I try to update via the Settings it just boots into TWRP and does nothing. I tried manually browsing to flash the zip but I can't seem to ...
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Android 6+ and account permissions: where have they gone to?

I was just browsing the Android Developers Permissions list, and noticed most of the account permissions are gone – in fact, all but GET_ACCOUNTS as it seems. What does that mean, what implications ...
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changing lock screen effect

I upgraded my samsung phone galaxy note 4 to Android 6.0.1. There is now an animation for the lock screen that I don't find convenient. It looks like a a black curtain is closing. How can I change ...
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Android M : Application doesn't require any special access

I have doubt with Runtime Permission Model on Android M . My app requires Location ,External Storage permission . Above permissions are supposed to be requested from user as required i.e. just before ...
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How to export a single WhatsApp chat?

I'm trying to export the complete chat between a user on WhatsApp. I have tried using the "Email Chat" option, but it seems this feature does not export the complete conversation. I believe it has ...
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How can I exclude Sound Recorder files from Music library

I am a fairly new Android user. I am using a Lenovo Vibe K4 Note running Android version 6.0. I have two basic queries related to each other. My first question is about the Google Play music library (...
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automatically tether USB

I'm running Marshmallow on a Nexus 5, and I tether it to my laptop via USB. Is there a way to configure things so that the tethering happens automatically when I plug things in? (It's 5-6 touches to ...
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SW REV CHECK FAIL : Fused 1 > Binary 0

My mobile was stucked while updating android 7.0 . tried ODIN still it was stucked in bootloop. so i decided to downgrade it into 6.0 but in ODIN i am getting this error... how do i fix this? I am ...
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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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Can't set static IP for WiFi correctly in Android device

I'm using static IP configuration for accessing college WiFi in my window laptop. For that I'm using following batch file (.bat) to configure settings by one click. The file contains following ...
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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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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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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 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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“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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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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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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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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ADB: device unauthorized on device without screen

I have special device, that have no screen at all. Only 3 buttons: volumes and power. So the problem that I've used hard reset option and after that on all my computers I got error: error: device ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...