Questions tagged [6.0-marshmallow]

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

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Android 6.0 notification bar and quick setting drop down menu not working.

My phone was working fine, and i didn't run any updates prior to this issue. The pull down menu is no longer working properly. I can pull it down, so that it shows the time and date, signal and ...
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Let all apps read my external SD card

I have an external SD card, and I want to keep it that way. I have lots of files on it sorted how I prefer. But now all my apps that I've saved data from or use to open files can't access the external ...
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Gestures setting on LG G3 running Android Marshmallow

I have LG G3, now running on Android Marshmallow. Prior to Marshmallow, I had this setting under Settings - Gestures. Now, I can't find it on Marshmallow. Did LG remove it? If not, where is it?
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Android 6 won't boot

I got the android 6 update for my Moto G 2 few days before. I rebooted it and it says "Optimizing app 1 out of 1" and it doesn't seem to actually start.
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Android 6.0 — Bluetooth broken causes audio to not work correctly after connecting to car. How to rollback to previous firmware or fix BT glitches

EDIT: It looks like Android 6.0 is extremely glitchy. This old problem also came back Very low to no volume after upgrade to 6.0 marshmellow Is there a way to rollback to a previous version of ...
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Reversed audio channels in Moto G2 on Marshmallow (6.0)

So it appears that all Moto G2 updated to Marshmallow have the audio channels swapped (left plays right and right plays left), which is quite an annoyance. Do you think there's a way to fix this by ...
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Nexus 4 on cm 13 nightly - application cannot download files

I have recently downloaded cm 13 and flashed it on Nexus 4. Since then none of my applications can download any files. Google apps can do that though. I have tried to capture the relevant debug info ...
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Text bubble randomly changing color on Galaxy S6's stock Messaging app on Android 6.0

I have a Galaxy S6 through Sprint and just upgraded to Android 6.0. Since the OS upgrade, my text messages have been seemingly randomly changing color. The text is always the same color, but the ...
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How to fix a sudden increase in battery drain?

My Moto G phone (3rd gen; Android 6.0) used to charge rapidly and last over a day. I upgraded it from Lollipop to Marshmallow in mid-February and it still performed well. However, for the past 3 weeks ...
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How to calculate size for 2nd partition for Link2SD / Apps2SD?

I've moved to Marshmallow (CM13) and unwittingly fallen victim to its regression in support for apps stored on the external SD card (since adopting external SD as storage is not option), so now I'm ...
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On-device calendar exists?

I am coming from iOS to my first Android (Samsung Galaxy S7) and having hard time adjusting. The first thing that is throwing me off is lack of a calendar app. The phone came with Samsung's own S-...
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Outlook Calendar on Samsung Galaxy S7 will not sync

I have just bought a Samsung Galaxy S7 (running Android 6.0.1) and installed the Outlook app. Email syncs fine but I see nothing on my calendar. When I tap the top left burger (?) menu "Kevin's ...
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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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Phone connected via bluetooth to car audio system: media audio works, calls don't

I have been successfully using my Motorola Moto G3, 2015, with Android Marshmallow 6.0, to connect the phone to the audio car (Toyota) system for months. A few days ago, I received a whatsapp call (...
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Android 6.0 update - System UI not working

I updated my Z5 to Marshmallow 6.0 yesterday. Worst mistake of my life. It locked out my phone and wiped some SD photos (so I couldn't get past the keylock screen - on entering the correct code, it ...
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Phone is Black After Logging In

Late yesterday, my Nexus 6's battery died. When I charged it and turned it back on all seemed to be well. The start-up animation came on and I entered my "swipe code". The screen was black, but I didn'...
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After android update 6.0 on my sony xperia Z5 compact i can no longer get passed the lock screen

I go to put in my pin and then the screen goes blank. It then returns back to the lock screen. Sometimes it says system UI has stopped. I have restarted it many times, put into safe mode, turned it ...
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What does a round icon with a horizontal line in its middle show? [duplicate]

I'm using a nightly build of CM13. I recently noticed this round icon with a horizontal line in its middle. The icon is located in the right side of the notification bar. What does that icon depict?
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How to Decide where Camera Shots are Going?

I cannot find any option in Settings of different Camera applications etc Nexus default Camera and CyanogenMod Camera where the pictures are going. I would like that new pictures go to the directory ...
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How to show weather info on lock screen?

I updated my Galaxy S6 to Android 6.0.1 yesterday. I can't seem to get the weather info to show on my lock screen. I have a fingerprint lock screen. I did get Spotify to show on the lock screen. I ...
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Htc one m9 unable to find firmware files for update from Android 5 to 6

I bought a Htc one M9, and flashed Viperone m9 Marshmallow without first update the Stock rom to Marshmallow, and got stuck in bootloader. Flashed Viper Lollipop, and the phone works again, but now i ...
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Very low to no volume after upgrade to 6.0 marshmellow

I recently upgraded to 6.0 and since then I have had very quiet volume on calls and even when listening to music. I have everything turned up to maximum but still very quiet like it is on low. Has ...
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Can I control where apps are installed?

I was hoping that when I set the SD card up in my phone (Moto G 2nd Generation running Marshmallow) as internal storage rather than portable, it would know to put apps there automatically instead of ...
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MMS messages end up in a new conversation with my own phone number as a recipient

I recently got a Nexus 6P. One very strange and annoying behaviour is that whenever I receive an MMS from someone I have a conversation with the MMS message will be stored in a separate thread with ...
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Android Marshmallow internal storage problem

I have a Moto E 2nd Gen running Android 6.0. In the Storage & USB menu it shows that I have used up over 4 GB of space, but it shows I have used only 2.5 GB for apps and around 100 MB of other ...
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Sony Xperia Z4 stuck at boot after upgrading to Android 6.0

A few minutes ago, my sony xperia z4 tablet noticed me to upgrade to android 6.0. Now my tablet no longer boots. There is just a text "Error" and a little lying android man. I tried to Reboot in ...
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Show “battery so far” chart instead of the “projected battery life” chart in Marshmallow

After the update to Marshmallow, I notice the battery level chart is different that I had it with K. In KitKat, the chart was "last charge until now" long, but in Marshmallow it is "last charge until ...
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Why I need swipe screen before enter pattern?

I use Android 6.0.1 (Samsung S7). Phone locked by pattern. But to unlock it I need swipe screen first, and enter pattern code after that. I don't have this problem(features) on s4 Android 5.0.1. How ...
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MTP selected but PC doesn't show contents of external SD card

I have a Motorola G2. I'm unable to to access contents of external SD from PC. I chose MTP option for USB configuration. I can access the internal storage but not the external storage. The latter is ...
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Micro SD Card Suddenly not Recognized in Phone Slot Only [closed]

This has been bothering me for weeks. I have an android phone (Moto X Pure) that allows for an external storage card to be added. I have one SD card that I was using for a while but I got a new one ...
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Infamous Marshmallow WiFi battery drain

Yes, the infamous battery drain bug. I've tried every fix in the book and I can't solve the problem. I've got a Nexus 4 with Chroma (1/18/2016 build) and Hell's core(3.4.0-hC-b87-M) (Marshmallow). I ...
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Uninstall marshmallow updates

I am using motorola Moto X Play it is shipped with android lollipop 5.0, recently I got notification to update to android marshmallow 6.0, after update I am not able to move applications to memory ...
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Contacts in Marshmallow (Samsung Galaxy S6)

In 5.1.1, there was a list that was called "frequently contacted" in favorites. After upgrading to 6.0.1 that list is gone and doesn't appear again. Does anybody know anything about this?
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insufficient storage even with marshmallow sd card formatted for internal space and plenty of space

When I try to install an app from the Play Store I am getting the "insufficient storage" message but I have 20 GB free on my SD card that is formatted for internal storage. I am using a Moto G 2nd ...
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Mysterious heavy battery drain during device sleep since update to M

I recently updated my Note 3 to Marshmallow, using the resurrection remix rom, and I am experiencing excessive battery drain I cannot pinpoint the source of. I am a very light device user, prior to ...
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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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Marshmallow battery optimisation not working on Moto G

I recently got the Marshmallow update on my MotoG 2nd gen (2014). I was hoping that my battery will last longer if I enable battery optimisation. But I cant seem to enable it. I can go to the battery ...
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Internet connection checking blocked by AFWall+?

I have recently installed Android 6 on my Nexus. I also have AFWall+ for [un]blocking selected application from accessing internet. However, every time I connect to a wifi an exclamation mark will ...
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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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Can I recover a soft-bricked Galaxy A5 without voiding the warranty?

I have a newly purchased Samsung Galaxy A5, which, after attempting to install Marshmallow eventually got stuck on the "Downloading... Do not turn off target!!" screen. Just before this happened I ...
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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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Strangely colored boot backgrounds after crash of stock 6.0.1

A few days ago my Nexus 5 running stock Android Marshmellow 6.0.1 crashed. Some application, I think it was Google Maps, got 'stuck' in an animation, after which the phone shut down. It wouldn't ...
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How can I move apps to SD on non-adopted Marshmallow storage?

Everyone seems to be getting excited about Marshmallow's adoptable storage feature, but to me it seems like a major regression. There can be several reasons for not adopting external storage: When ...
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Is it possible to change values in build.prop without editing it?

I want to change the line ro.build.type from user to userdebug in /system/build.prop to enable multiwindow. But this modifies the /system partition and will prevent OTA updates (and some apps) from ...
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In Android 6, how to deny an app permission to access the network?

In Android 6, the user has (finally!) the possibility of approving or denying specific permissions to an app. However, I couldn't find a way to approve or deny network access, either via Wi-Fi or ...
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I can't install the Facebook app on Android 6 Marshmallow

I have just upgraded my phone (2nd Gen. Moto G) to 6 Marshmallow and now I can't install the Facebook app. With Android 5 I had the app installed on the SD card (along with a bunch of other apps), ...
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Any reasons to update Android from stock firmware (via PC) rather than OTA?

Is there any reason to update Android firmware (5.1.1 -> 6.0.1) via PC using software like Odin, rather than just doing an OTA update? Is there any difference between the two methods in terms of ...
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6.0.1 fails to send MMS over PIA Always-On VPN when using 4G LTE

Yesterday, I set up a PIA VPN. I've configured it to use IPv4 over T-Mobile 4G LTE. I'm unable to send or receive MMS while connected to the VPN -- they can be sent/received as normal when the VPN ...
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LGG4 marshmallow: third of apps uninstalled after turn off/on - playstore says they're still installed

My LGG4 was fine until the upgrade to marshmallow in January. After the upgrade nearly half of my apps had lost their icons replaced by the android icon. Clicking these, says app not installed. But ...
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Bluetooth Battery Level on Android Marshmallow

I'm using LUXA2-Lavi O In-ear Wireless Earphone on my Nexus 6P with latest Android – Marshmallow and I cannot find where I can see battery level for my Bluetooth device, I am however able to see ...