Questions tagged [6.0-marshmallow]

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

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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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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 ...
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Migrate media to external storage in Marshmallow

In versions of Android prior to Marshmallow 6.0, the Storage Manager (in Settings) had an option to move media to external storage. Now, this option appears to to have disappeared. How can I still do ...
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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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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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Nexus 5, Marshmallow, and TWRP recovery - Unstable, inaccesible recovery

I've got a problem when trying to set up my (two) nexus'es 5. (issue reproducible on both my phones, which kinda excludes hardware issues) 1: I download factory images from google's page (tried all 6....
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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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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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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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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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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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How to migrate contacts2.db between android devices (SELinux enabled)?

I exported a contacts2.db from a samsung s6 and try to import it to a Samsung S2 tab. both phones operate on android 6 and are rooted. What I've achieved so far: I managed to copy the file from the ...
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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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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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Android 6.0 Marshmallow adoptable storage - Why is it still using internal storage?

I have a 32GB MicroSD card adopted as internal storage on my Moto X Play (XT1563), and I've noticed that some apps don't completely move over to External Storage (specifically .obb files), despite ...
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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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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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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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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 ...