Questions tagged [6.0-marshmallow]

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Is it possible to get Android 6.0 if you have any Android 5.0 device? [duplicate]

As you may know, Google came out with the new Android 6.0 but it is not available in my country right now. I was wondering if I bought an Android 5.0 device from the store, would I be able to upgrade ...
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What is a decent speed for a card that can be used as internal storage in marshmallow?

Marshmallow allows sd cards to be used as internal storage. I would like to know what is the benchmark for the cards that can be used seamlessly with Marshmallow as internal storage. It would be ...
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Marshmallow Time Drift bug

I was planning to flash a custom Marshmallow ROM on my Samsung Note 2 and use it for some tests in which keeping accurate time (error of a minute either way is fine, not more). This report This ...
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Nexus 5 Android 6.0 Voice dailer keeps popping up when headphones in

A few days ago my phone has begun popping up voice dailer seemingly at random while I have headphones plugged into it. I have gone into settings and attempted to disable everything I could find ...
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Can I control the permissions of pre-installed “system apps” in Android Marshmallow?

I am really excited for the permission control feature available in Android M. I am considering buying a phone that supports this OS just for that one feature. However, I am concerned if I will be ...
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Safely test rom build

I'm attempting to get into Android Rom development and as such I've compiled CM13 from source for my device (which is not yet fully supported, I've tweaked it so that it ought to work). However, due ...
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Google Account Sync, high battery usage of Google Play Services

I have a similar question like this one. I recently (since 2 days) also have a very high battery wastage (keeps only less hours while it used to keep the whole day). In the battery settings the chart ...
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Gmail not showing notifications on Nexus 5x?

I have been using Xperia U on ICS and never faced this issue. With my 1 week old Nexus 5X I sporadically get notifications for my gmail app i.e. sometimes (10%) it shows notifications but most of the ...
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Why is my phone coming on in my pocket?

I've got a stock Nexus 6p and I have noticed several times that the phone has come on by itself while in my front pocket and is waiting for some kind of input. Furthermore, in some cases it has ...
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OnePlus One: Multiple issues involving MTP and Google Play on updating to CM13 via OTA

Device: Oneplus One Android version: 6.0 Cyanogenmod 13.0 Today, I saw there was an update for 20151203 OTA and decided to download it and flash it via TWRP like I usually do. Before that, I was ...
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How can I make passwords really visible?

I've got a Nexus 7 running Android 6.0. I'd like to set a PIN for the lock screen, but given the inaccuracy of touchscreen keyboards, I'm not comfortable creating a password when I can't see what I'm ...
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Strange WiFi battery usage on Marshmallow Nexus 5

I have a question about the WiFi battery usage on the Nexus 5. In the first screenshot you see my battery/WiFi usage. The second screenshot shows the battery/WiFi usage for the Nexus 5 of a colleague ...
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Nexus 4 2G/3G not working

The phone is running AOSP Marshmallow, is rooted and has Xposed installed. Mobile operator is Latvian Mobile Phone with working data plan. I can send and receive calls and texts and use WiFi. So far ...
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Delete words from the built-in dictionary?

Using Android 6. Auto correct usually works very well, so I don't want to turn it off. However on some occasions it stubbornly 'corrects' some words which I don't want, which is extremely inconvenient....
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'Authorization Failed' toast message at startup

Every time I reboot my HTC One M8 Google Play Edition running 6.0 Marshmallow, there is a toast message that reads 'Authorization Failed' with no other information on what actually failed. Any idea ...
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Android 6.0 drains my Nexus 5 battery within an hour

So. This morning I received the OTA update for Android 6.0 on my Nexus 5. Previously had no problems with battery usage, but after installing the update my battery is drained within an hour, without ...
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Replicating features of Doze mode using other tools/apps

target android version: 4.2.2 Doze mode is one of the new features of Android 6.0 Marshmallow; In the documentation it is said that: The following restrictions apply to your apps while in Doze: ...
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How do you enable Hotspot Wifi Sharing on Nexus 5 Android M version on Sprint, Tmobile, and AT&T?

I just loaded the Android M preview version as of July 2015. I'm also on the Sprint network and my phone is rooted. How can I enable wifi hotspot ability on Android M?
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Is it safe to use this app and will it cause problems in 6.0?

Classic Dialpad for KitKat and Lollipop Just wanted to check if there's any reason not to use this, here's what the permissions looks like. Click image to enlarge I'm assuming its just a shortcut ...
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Nexus 6 no longer turns on, now that I have flashed a Marshmallow ROM + bootloader

I have a Google Nexus 6 (Telus/AT&T) and I had been successfully running the Lollipop version of Chroma for months now. Yesterday I flashed Chroma Marshmallow ROM, and the recommended Google ...
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How to make marshmallow obey `ro.secure=0`

I'm using a Nexus 5X with release 6.0.0 (MDB08M). I unlocked the bootloader with fastboot oem unlock, then created a boot image with a /default.prop file containing ro.secure=0. This appears to work,...
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Is it possible to roll-back/downgrade from Android 6 to 5.1.1 without loosing all data and installed applications?

I tapped "Install" on a system update notification on my Nexus 7 2013. This update is the worst thing I've ever seen since Android Lollipop came out with all of it's bugs. The home button swipe-up ...
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File transfer between Android 6.0 and Windows 7

I updated my Nexus 5 phone to Android 6.0. After this, I have file sync problem between Android 6.0 and Windows 7. I transferred files from Windows to Android Internal storage\Download using USB MTP, ...
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What is causing my audio playback to slow down?

I frequently play long playlists on my Nexus 9 tablet, while it sits unused in any other way. Since updating to Marshmallow, the audio suddenly slows down to (at a guess) 50% normal speed after 90 to ...
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Android 6.0: Phone remains unlocked after boot?

I've a screen unlock password set on my Nexus 6P and the password also gets prompted before the device is booted. However, after the device is booted, the phone is unlocked: that is, I'm sent to the ...
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How to install Android 6.0 If the device is not listed yet? [duplicate]

I am interested in installing Android 6.0 on my device Huawei Honor 7 (PLK-L01). At this point in time, the device name is not listed in the Android website as a supported device. Would i still be ...
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Marshmallow only displaying https sites

The network connection on my Nexus 6 with Android Marshmallow (rooted) is messed up, and right now the only pattern I can see is that only pages with HTTPS are displaying. I can supply a bug report.
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Incomplete file list when browsing file system of Nexus 5 in Windows 7 / 10

I connected my Nexus 5 (Android 6.0) to my Windows PC via USB (tried both MTP and PTP mode) and noticed that the file list in Explorer was incomplete. I compared the file list in ES on my Android ...
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Phone stuck at boot animation after Andriod 6.0 Update [duplicate]

The four dot animation is endlessly running after Android 6 update in Nexus 5.
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Boot loop after updating to official Android 6.0 Marshmallow on my Nexus 5

Last day I got the notification to download and install official Android 6.0 Marshmallow in my Nexus 5, which is not rooted, was running Android 5.1.1 and no custom ROM. As I downloaded and installed ...
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Manual update to marshmallow possible for rooted phone [duplicate]

Can an unlocked phone such as Moto be updated to Marshmellow upon release, or are we stuck waiting for Motorola or the carrier?
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Android 6: connect as camera per default

When I connect an Android 6 phone with my pc via USB, it always connects as "USB for charging". I have to set it to "connect as camera" (PTP) manually (for ADB to work) every time. Can I set a ...
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Volume controls with Apple in-ear headphones

I want to be able to use the volume controls on a pair of Apple in-ear headphones with my Google Nexus 6P (running Android 6.0). The play/pause function of the middle button works but not the volume +/...
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Browse file system from PC in marshmallow [duplicate]

I have a LG Nexus 5 with android marshmallow OS. I used to be able to connect my phone to a PC running Windows 10 with USB cable and browse the files from the PC's file explorer. Ever since I upgraded ...
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Now On Tap is missing from Marshmallow

I recently flashed the stable version of Cataclysm onto my Nexus 5 (Cataclysm Oct 27, 2015 Stable release). Cataclysm adds several features including AppOps over a mostly stock system. However, Now ...
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Why hasn't my Nexus 6 received Android M? [duplicate]

I've tried researching and I cannot find any explanation for this. About 2 weeks after Android 6 was released I did get a security update for lollipop but nothing since then. Everyone I know with a ...
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Problems with Nexus 5 - everything stops working, even after fresh reinstall

I had a problematic Nexus 5 - it constantly complains that [some app] has stopped (usually Google Play Services, but sometimes gapps or hangouts). It's usually Google Apps that crash. I downgraded to ...
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Why “Services Exchange” drains my battery since Marshmallow update?

I have a simillar problem since Marshmallow. Unfortunately, as suggested I did clear the cache and I did a factory reset but the problem persists... "Services Exchange" continues to drain my battery ...
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Installing Android M OTA on Android M preview [duplicate]

Currently my Nexus 5 is on Android M preview. I know that developer preview won't get the OTA update, that's why I am trying to manually install OTA of Android M public release, but I get these errors ...
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Why is Play Store still asking for all app permissions on install on Android Marshmallow?

From everything I've read, when installing a new app from the Play Store under Marshmallow, it is supposed to just install with no permission questions (e.g. Slash Gear article). The app is then ...
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Boot loop after flashing android 6.0 marshmallow on nexus 5 follow up

this question follows up on this one (but there are many other posts about this topic on the web.. see this reddit post and this xda developers post. I just want to approach this problem in a more ...
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How can I install Marshmallow?

Apparently there's this really fun flappy bird game built into Marshmallow that's even better than the one in Lollipop. I've got a Nexus 5 and really want to play it ASAP. How do I go about doing this?...
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How can I find the name of the Kernel and its version that is running in my phone?

I had flashed Android 6.0 Marshmallow in My Nexus 5. As a part of a rooting process, I had to flash the kernel to allow SU binary to work. All is fine and root works well. Kernel is a intangible ...
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Can I install the Android M Developer Preview on HTC One?

So I just wanted to try out the new Android M developer preview on my HTC One M8, but the only build available is for Nexus devices. If I flashed it on my HTC with MultiRom, and it bricked, could I ...
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Bypass & Enable tether / WiFi hotspot on Android M (Marshmallow) Preview 3? [duplicate]

I just got a Nexus 6 and flashed Android M Preview 3 to it and also have it rooted, but how do I enable tethering / WiFi hotspot? I tried doing the old method of finding dun_tether in the SQLite ...
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App drawer doesn't allow scrolling by letter on Android M Dev Preview 3

I just flashed the newest Dev Preview of Marshmallow, but I found the App Drawer looks different than most screenshots. Mine: Screenshots: Is there a setting I need to set?
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Will the Android M developer preview get an OTA update to the stable release version?

If I install the Dev Preview 3 on my Nexus 5 right now, will I get an OTA to the stable build or will I have to flash it as well?
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How to figure out what fonts are supported on android?

My mother tongue is called Manipuri and we have a script called Meetei/Meitei Mayek. I am trying to create a input keyboard for the script. Up till Android 5, the OS doesn't seem to support the ...
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Do I need to flash a rooted kernel to root, or is it enough to flash a custom recovery?

I want to root my Nexus 6 which is on Android M, would it be enough to flash TWRP and then SuperSU, or would I have to flash a specific kernel to root it? Also is TWRP 2.8.6.0 compatible with Android ...