Questions tagged [6.0-marshmallow]

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(Red triangle)Device is corrupt after flashing Android N Dev Preview on rooted Nexus 6P

Just got my brand new Nexus 6P about a week ago (Yeah, stupid me). I immediately began to root my device using this thread on XDA: http://forum.xda-developers.com/nexus-6p/general/guides-how-to-guides-...
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How to port-forward internet using android Hotspot to PC?

I have a Moto G3 Turbo with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. I use the phone to make wifi hotspot so I can use internet on my laptop. I was able to do a successful Metasploit over WAN/Internet, and for ...
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Why can't I run adb via udev?

I am writing a bash script that will run upon plugging my Android 6.0.1 phone into my Ubuntu 16.04 laptop. I am stuck at the point where the script runs fine when I execute it manually from a terminal ...
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Windows 10 Fastboot Driver

My Sony Z3 Compact is currently unusable and I would like to flash the Marshmallow version of FXP. Unfortunately it seems like I can't find any fastboot (or as device manager calls it: S1Boot ...
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Unable to adopt SD card as internal storage on my j7 prime with android marshmallow

I recently upgraded to 6.0.1 Marshmallow on my Galaxy J7 Prime and I would like to adopt an SD card as internal storage. but it doesnt give me an option to this I formatted the SD card, there is no "...
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How to power off when charger is removed?

Device: LG G4 Android version: 6.0 Status: rooted What can I do to power off the device (with a 20 sec delay) when I remove the charger. I tried with AutomateIt app, but after first cycle of power ...
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How to make Google Play services and other default white-listed system apps Doze?

Assume that I'm a user who doesn't like some system apps being automatically white-listed under Battery optimization settings and immune from battery optimization or is fed up with Play services ...
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How to access VNC server running in an android phone in another computer?

I have installed Ubuntu in my Android phone and I can access its GUI in my phone by connecting a VNC viewer to localhost:1. The VNC server is running inside Android. Is it possible to access this in ...
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Stop video ads in apps?

This is not a question about blocking ads in apps - they're annoying but if I choose a free ad-supported app, it's right I should see ads. But, some ads feature video - for instance one app I am ...
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Stop automatically setting apps as default

I have an AT&T Samsung Note4 currently running Marshmallow 6.0.1. In the past it and all other Android phones used to prompt me for and app to open files or links with. The menu wold have a ...
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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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Why do I need to turn on location services to pair with a Bluetooth device?

Whenever I try to connect my Samsung Galaxy S6 with Android 6.0.1 to a Bluetooth enabled device, it tells me to enable "location services". When I complained about this, the software vendor replied: "...
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not sure how to breathe life into mate 8 64gb dual sim variant

I'm at a loss here, i have nougat on my mate mate 8 but i completely forgot that you had to root nougat in a particular way. Anyway, i don't have access to erecovery, power+volUPvolDown doesn't work ...
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ES File Explorer Pro: root access error on Android 6

When I try to enable Root Explorer in ES File Explorer/Manager PRO 1.0.7 there is a error toast notification saying that... Sorry test failed. This feature cannot run on your phone. I'm using a ...
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How to bypass “enter SIM PIN” screen on Android Marshmallow?

The phone can't be accessed before PIN code is entered, the only alternative method is to remove the SIM card entirely. I haven't found a key combination that works on this version of Android. Enter ...
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Android Marshmallow keeps moving apps to internal storage after update

I have a 32Gb SD card as adopted storage in my phone with Android M. It should be considered as the default installation storage for apps, as I have migrated the data to it. However, I still ...
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Android phone “charging slowly”: How to make it faster

When I put my Android device to charge, the lock screen says "Charging slowly": Is it a particular software setting that tells Android to charge slowly? How to make Android charge fast?
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Live screen capture through USB [duplicate]

My phones screen is crooked but not enough to not open the pattern lock. Vibe P1 Turbo 6.0.1 What I plan to do is use the USB as a control gateway by attaching my phone to the Windows 7 and then use ...
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Direct HDMI output at the start up?

I have an Android 6.0.1 Vibe P1 Turbo with literally dead screen(I closed the phone months ago and did a complete disassembly). What I want to do is get the phone output the screen through USB right ...
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Transfer files from Nexus 5 to PC

I recently got a new phone and want to back up the files from my old phone (Nexus 5) before passing it on to a family member. Using MTP connected to a Windows 10 PC the transfer is unbearably slow (...
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Cannot flash Moto X Style - Due to “Pre-flash validation failed” error

I have bricked my device (The Motorola Moto X Style (UK)) after trying to install SuperSU on my device running the latest MM build. Through hours and hours of research, I am trying to flash a stock ...
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How can I edit the URL of a home screen bookmark?

I want to have a bookmark shortcut on my Home screen to launch a web app I use regularly. The only way I found to achieve this is using the Add to Home screen from the Chrome browser menu when I'm on ...
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Unknown icon on screen

I've noticed an unknown icon on my phone (a new Gionee S6s), next before the VOLTE2 label, within the top bar, as seen on the screenshot below; it looks like a pined business card. I am disturbed and ...
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Fresh install of OS+Firefox and now there's a persistent notification

I just reformatted and reinstalled things on my phone to fix some issues. I installed Firefox from apkmirror and now there's a mostly persistent notification that shows up when I go to certain sites (...
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How to revoke “SMS Services that cost you money” permission?

I have an Android 6, Samsung S6 smartphone and today I bought a tram ticket via SMS. Before sending, a warning popped up asking if I wanted to grant the Messages app the permission "SMS Services that ...
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Why I can't find Clear Local Search History on Google play store?

The Google support said that it is in the Play Store at the Settings, but there isn't this option. I can find only these. I tried to delete all upgrades, and I found it at the 6.9.21 version, but not ...
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Grant an app write access to external storage that does not request it?

I would like to grant the Syncthing app write access to external storage in Marshmallow. The app does not request it explicitly (unlike other apps that seem to use the Storage Access Framework to do ...
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Recovering data from corrupted SD card formatted as internal storage (Marshmallow)

I have an SD card in a Moto G (2015) running marshmallow, not rooted. It was formatted as internal storage, and contains photos and videos from the birth of our daughter, but has become corrupted. ...
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Increase internal memory of Samsung J2 prime

I bought Samsung J2 prime phone. Some details of that phone as follows. Model - SM -G532G Android version - 6.0.1 I heard that earlier it came with good feature that allow us to format external SD ...
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Check system VPN statistics?

Is there any way to check VPN stats for stock PPTP VPN applet? Maybe some stat-file or GUI-way? If not, can we utilize Tasker for that? I particularly interested in uptime indicator, i.e. was my VPN ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6: Back button presses by itself

On my Samsung Galaxy S6 (Android 6.0.1), sometimes the back button starts firing by itself, hence closing the current app or going back on a page. Other times it's like a ghost press on other parts of ...
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Marshmallow: Adding system-wide custom root certificate

On Android 6 if I move my own root CA from /data/misc/user/0/cacerts-added to /system/etc/security/cacerts/ it doesn't work anymore. It is in the system list and active, but my browser says ...
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123ABC keyboard app for STB remote IR

Below is Remote IR for my Android Set top box, but default android keyboard only accept the input as number no matter how many I press the button, is there keyboard app to simulate the input so if I ...
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Acidentally uninstalled Google app on Android phone

I accidentally joined the beta program for the Google search app on android, in ordered to leave the program I had to uninstall the app and re-install it. When I did this, everything seemed to be ...
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Move apps to SD card in Marshmallow without using internal SD Card storage?

In previous Android versions is was possible to move apps to the SD Card. In Marshmallow, I was prompted to choose if I want to use My Micro SD Card as external storage or to extend internal storage. ...
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phone turned off and not turning back on

My phone Huawei P8 Lite was working totally fine but suddenly turned off and now it's not turning back on. the phone was not out of charge when it died and now, as I plug in the charger, after a while ...
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ADB shell input keypress play/pause doesn't work in Netflix/Hulu Android apps?

I'm trying to control my Android Box (running Android 6.0, my guess is a modified version of a phone's os, definitely not the official android tv os) via adb for a home automation project & I'm ...
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Some folders and files not showing up on PC when connected via USB

My phone doesn't have an SD card in it right now, so all storage is on internal memory. I have a bunch of folders in my Pictures folder that don't show up on my PC when I connect it via USB (but most ...
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Black status bar icon on Marshmallow making it unreadable on dark wallpaper

Even though the title enunciates the problem, the question is about a solution or workaround to this behaviour. As I have found, Marshmallow normally colors the status bar icons (Wi-Fi, Battery, ...
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How to use dirty cow exploit?

I got Sony m4 aqua with locked bootloader, android 6.01 and july 1 2016 security patch, no DM verity... I would like to freeze few factory apps via adb's pm disable command (or any other way possible)....
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How to hide hotspot icon in the drop down after lock

Sir , I use android marshmallow and My brother always enables the hotspot also after I lock the Phone with Password Because "hotspot setting is shown in drop down menu " I wanted to ask how to ...
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“Searching for GPS” in Google Maps after update

I have been using Google Maps on the same phone (LG G4, android 6.0) for about 2 years now. Now suddenly after a Google Maps update the phone has GPS issues. It can find where I am and my direction (...
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Partition MicroSD card to exFat and Ext 4 for link2sd?

I've been poking around using GParted on my 128GB microSD card so it can use two partitions for link2sd. Problem is, no matter what I do, each time I place the card in my phone, it says that the card ...
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Prevent music players from auto play on bluetooth connect

Whenever I connect my android device with a bluetooth device, it automatically starts spotify and starts playing. As far as I know this also happens to other users/players (according to google) How ...
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Automatically adjust ringtone volume Marshmallow

Some time ago (Android 4.1) I used to use Llama app to automatically adjust the ringer volume and dim the screen when my phone connected my work WiFi. That was a fantastic functionality. I've just ...
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Trouble with updating my system - Huawei p8 Lite

I'm currently on Android 5.* and I wanted to upgrade it to 6.0 - I downloaded official firmware and the tutorial gave me 2 ways of installing it. One way is through system (Settings -> Updates -> ... -...
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What service controls system level auto rotation?

I was removing some (Samsung) bloatware off my Note 4 and now it won't auto rotate. Apps like the camera read direct from the sensors and work fine but all other apps rely on system rotation state. ...
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Reset the request permission dialog on Marshmallow

I am testing my Android application and trying to make sure all permissions (whether granted or denied) are handled correctly. I mistakenly clicked "Never ask again" on a permission and now it never ...
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Warning bar in “Settings - Data usage” disappeared. A bug?

First, I'm currently using Android 6.0 on a Nexus 5, although this issue was already present when I was using Android 5.0. Now I'll explain what I mean by "not seeing the warning bar". Regularly, the ...
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Camera App Crashing

I use a rooted Motorola Moto G3 (2015) Osprey XT1550 running stock 6.0.1 (not custom). It has been 3 years since I've bought this phone but recently while taking 100 - 200 photos at once (college ...