Questions tagged [6.0-marshmallow]

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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 ...
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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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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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How can I quickly delete ALL texts on an unrooted phone?

On a rooted phone, I merely delete /data/data/com.android.providers.telephony/databases/mmssms.db and then reboot. Is there anything similarly quick that can be done on an unrooted phone? I have a ...
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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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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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How configure more than 5 multi-users

I have a Lenovo Tab3 10 running Android M. It allows to configure multiple users but no more than 5 (including guest user). Is there a way how to enhance the limit to configure more users? 5 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I stop this “Not signed in…setup phone” error?

I recently upgraded to Marshmallow by CyanogenMod Nightly 13.0 in my Moto E (first generation). Then I flashed GApps 6.0 Nano. But then after my phone rebooted and I had those "Unfortunately, Setup ...
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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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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 ...
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Why can't Android phones record VoIP calls?

I use Republic Wireless so the majority of my voice calls are VoIP. I use a call recording app to help me recall conversations after the fact. But in order for it to work, I have to turn off wifi and ...
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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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I can't find files taking up space in my android phone

I have bought Lenovo k4 note and have recently upgraded to Marshmallow. So I've 16 GB of internal memory out of which the Android 6.0 inbuilt memory app inside storage and USB setting, says 5.37 GB is ...
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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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Help!! my phone can't install any app (Have picture)

its a chinese phone (spreadtrum ) . cant install any apps on play store and cant install apk. i also try on adb but isn't work. there something limit in this phone. how to fix it ?
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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 ...