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Login to Android 6.0 with NFC card and Password

I am evaluating MI5 and its NFC functionality. I am considering to compliment my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9506 with MI5 because of various significant improvements in the hardware, software and ...
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After deleting all pictures, internal storage view still shows over 6GB of pictures

I connected my nexus 5 to my computer in MTP mode and deleted all pictures I could find. But after deleting all pictures (I looked in the DCIM, pictures, panoramas, whatsapp pictures), it shows still ...
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Remove Most Frequently Used Apps Container from Apps menu

In Android 6.0.1 I got this unnecessary feature which displays most frequently used apps on top of all other applications. I don't need it (You can see on the pic the top 4 apps underlined). Is it ...
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Moto G3 Marshmallow SD card as Internal storage

I have recently updated my Moto G3 and inserted a microSD card, formatting it for use as internal storage. I have used Solid Explorer app for file management before and I was able to manage internal &...
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OTA update (Marshmallow) failing with “error” while installing it on a device running Android One

I live in Australia and during my recent trip to India, I bought an Android One phone called the Lava Pixel v1. The phone is running Android 5.1 and since I have gotten back to Australia, the phone ...
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How to get rid of voice bar over keyboard in Android 6?

I want to remove the horizontal bar with the microphone button (voice input) showing over Android 6 keyboard (marked with the red border). I know which settings are supposed to control this behaviour ...
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How does the “Format as internal storage” feature work in Android 6.0+?

How does the "Format as internal storage" feature work in Android 6.0+? See screenshot below: Screenshot (click to enlarge) Why is it the case that "this USB drive will only work in this device"? Is ...
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Front camera not working after a while, issue with Smart Lock

This is basically the same issue as described here: Camera isn't available - Trusted Face ( Android Lollipop - Nexus 5) Im running Marshmallow on a Nexus 5. So yesterday i enabled password ...
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After update from Android 5 to 6 new permission model does not affect application

I had an application installed on HTC M8 Android 5.1, e.g. app was able to read Contacts. Device was updated to Android 6.0. I want to check how new permission model works so in app's settings I ...
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LG G3 -504 bug (also cannot install .apk) of Facebook [duplicate]

my friend has LG G3, recently updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow and he gets -504 error code when he tries to install official Facebook app. I even tried to download .apk and tried multiple version ...
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Unable to view SD card files on my computer [duplicate]

I'm using a Moto G(2014) model. I recently upgraded my android to 6.0 and I noticed my computer doesnt display my files when I connect via USB. I changed the USB notification option to MTP and now I ...
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To Connect Audio Generator to Phone Call?

I know that you cannot play music to your phone call without hacking the code as discussed here but I would like to connect an audio generator to a phone call. This approach should be simpler because ...
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Taking the initiative and updating to Marshmallow without rooting. Can I do it?

I have an Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 running through Cricket as a carrier in the United States. It is currently on an Alcatel version of Lollipop that is reversible. My OS also frequently crashes hard ...
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marshmallow and personal security/privacy [duplicate]

I've been reading the news in the US about a court order for Apple to help the FBI bypass the security check present on devices running iOS8+. Since iOS8, Apple has stopped storing encryption keys on ...
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Wifi is working on android 4.2.2 , but not on 6, exclamation mark in status bar

I'm trying to connect to a wifi network using 4 phones. 1 phone uses Android 4.2.2, and the others are using Android 6 and 5.0.1. The one with the Android 4.2.2, everything's work fine. On the ...
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Contacts are not displaying after marshmallow update

Recently I upgraded my Moto g(Second gen) to android marshmallow. But after that my Contacts app is not displaying any contacts and call logs. What i am getting is one blank screen only. I tried ...
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Why is one meeting time wrong

I have an Exchange account through work with many meetings. They all show correctly on my PC and my phone (Nexus 6P)... except for one. It's a recurring meeting and it shows that it happens 1 hour ...
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Phone says that it is “up-to-date” after a canceled update

I have canceled a Marshmallow update download by accident, and now when I got to check for updates, the phone says that the device software is up-to-date. How can I fix this? Phone: Moto G 3rd ...
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HTC One M8 - Do Not Disturb still plays sounds in Videos and Music. Any total sounds off option?

Do Not Disturb>On Message displayed: This turns off all sounds and vibrations, including from alarms, music, video and games. If I turn on this mode, go to Youtube (or any website with a video)...
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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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Is there any way to turn off shutter sound of camera in Android Marshmallow?

I am using Motorola G3. After upgrading to Android Marshmallow I am not able to turn off camera's shutter sound. I searched and found it is the bug of android 6. Is there any way to turn of shutter ...
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Can I flash an RUU coming from Cyanogen on an HTC One M8?

I have an HTC One M8 Dev edition running CM12. I also have TWRP and S-OFF with unlocked bootloader. I want to know if I can use the RUU for marshmallow for my phone and if there are any steps I have ...
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iPhone Jan 1, 1970 bug on Android?

I was just wondering if this bug is on Android as well. I really want to try it but if it is, I don't want to ruin my phone. I mainly just want to know if I need to protect my phone's time and date ...
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How do you prevent Android from creating an “Android” folder on external USBs?

On every USB flash drive I plug into an Android device running Marshmallow (6.0, stock), a folder called Android is created at the root of the drive (if Android supports R/W on the filesystem). When ...
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Recover Photos from user partition - unrooted HTC M8 MM 6

All photos have been deleted from my Wife's un-rooted HTC M8 running MM. How can I recover the photos? Ok some background: HTC One M8 running Marshmallow stock received via OTA update Photos deleted ...
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Home button, quick settings, lock screen won't work on Moto G 2015

We have a 2015 Moto G that's less than 2 months old, and already exhibiting all the symptoms shown in this forum thread: Home button doesn't work when in an app, but does work in application switcher ...
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How to Allow Caller Who Can Call You During “Alarms Only”?

I am using Android 6.0. I would like to allow my mother call me also when the mode "Alarms only" is active. I have her in Starred contacts i.e. priority list. She calls me to double verify that I ...
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Boot loop after updating HTC One M8 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Couple of days back, I got the notification to download and install official Android 6.0 (build 6.12.401) in my HTC One M8 (not rooted, was running Android 5.0.2). As I downloaded and installed it, ...
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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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Cannot select “Start now” on a dialog when using app to do screen capture on Marshmallow

I just upgraded my new Moto G3 to Marshmallow and noticed that both of my screen capture apps (AZ Screen Recorder and Lollipop Screen Recorder) no longer worked. I kept getting stuck at one dialog ...
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Issues after Updating to Marshmallow

I have a 3rd generation Motorola Moto G. I recently updated it to Marshmallow. After doing this, at first I did not encounter any issues but soon afterwards, I started to experience many issues with ...
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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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Corrupt SD card formatted as internal storage

So I'm on Marshmallow and have formatted my SD card as internal storage. Its filesystem got corrupt two weeks later for some reason. Plugging it to GParted, I see 16MB of FAT32 and the rest is an ...
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ADB failed to detect Nexus 5 running Android Marshmallow

File transfer is working properly. Latest drivers are installed. Settings -> Developer options (Enabled) Android Debugging (Enabled) (ADB Detects my phone when it is in Recovery mode) So probably ...
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How to change date and time format on Marshmallow?

I'm using a Nexus 5X with Android 6.0.1, patch level January 2016. I'd like to change the system language to English but like to keep my local date format. In versions prior to Marshmallow, there was ...
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Portable storage that handles for file size greater than 4GB

I have to frequently copy paste files that are greater than 4GB. With marshmallow, we have to either stick to vFAT/FAT32 to use as portable or use it as internal storage. Is it possible to mount exFAT/...
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i never get the popup about usb connection when i connect my moto g android 6.0 to pc

i never get the popup about usb connection when i connect my moto g 3rd generation android 6.0 to pc. due to it, I am not able to connect my phone to any pc or laptop. it is in the default charging ...
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How to turn off Vibration in Google Hangouts [ Version: 6.1.109448852]

It is really annoying that the mobile phone vibrates on every message arrives on google hangouts after update, how to disable it ? I mean for all messages I just don't need vibration, only sound ...
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HTC One M8 boot into recovery mode after updating to Android 6.0

I am not an Android expert so I didn't try any root, flash, custom ROMs or custom recovery modes. All I did was approving to update my HTC One M8 to Android 6.0. After downloading updates and ...
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Infinix Hot 2 (X510) on Android 6.0 doesn't show names when receiving a call

My boss in the office asked me to help him upgrade his Infinix Hot 2 (X510) OS to Android 6.0 Marshmallow which I did. But after upgrading the phone, I discovered that when calls come in, it would ...
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Disable notifications of some emails

I daily receive many emails. I need a better control of emails. I want to disable notifications of some emails. A notification means for me that my phone vibrates and my smart watch vibrates. To ...
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Android 6.0 Do-not-Disturb: how to go to vibrate only in certain hours?

I'm trying to familarize myself with my newest Nexus 6p, which runs Android 6.0.1 now. Do I understand correctly, that currently Do-not-Disturb cannot manipulate calls and notifications volume so ...
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Android 6 Update Changed SD Card Name

I have a Motorola Moto G3 Smartphone and I installed the Android 6 update yesterday. After installing the update, I found out that all my playlists, App preferences and basically everything that ...
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Why do I keep getting “not enough storage space”

I have an LG Stylo with a 32gb SD card, which is supported on my phone, and I have 29gb free. I try to move an app of any size and I am told there is not enough space. One or two apps move, but the ...
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Nexus dialer default number

When using the default dialer on Nexus, you can search contact with the T9 dialpad. However, I can't seem to find a way to set the defaults for the numbers that come up for each contact. It doesn't ...
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Why does my phone on 6.0.1 download the entire app all over again when updating?

I have 2 devices, my Cherry mobile One G1 running 6.0.1 (an Android One device) and my old Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet running Jellybean 4.2.2. When installing updates on my tablet, only the a ...
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HTC One M8, Marshmallow: apps list not working (Playstore install error: 505)

HTC Recently pushed Android 6.0 to my HTC One M8. (NL) The update installed without any problems, but I'm now experiencing a few bugs. I can not access the APPS list, it gives me the 'please wait' ...
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Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Deletes All Of My Photos & Videos

My Infinix Hot2 X510 (Running on AndroidOne) got Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Friday, this is the good news :). The bad news is after updating the system all of my photos & videos are GONE, ...
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How to access BTsync files in Pebble with Gadgetbridge?

I would like store only some most critical files as encrypted in my Pebble, stored in BTsync. Pin code protection of Sync files is not possible in Android 5.x-6.x because files are stored in a file ...
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How do I make my profile icon use the same image on my google profile?

I'm currently using Nexus 6P with Marshmallow. I have not added other profiles on my device. Why does my profile icon not share the same image used on my Google account? I recalled this working on an ...