Questions tagged [6.0-marshmallow]

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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 ...
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Daydream turns off screen when tapped

I have a daydream enabled, and I have enabled the setting "When to daydream"->"When charging". The daydream starts and displays as expected, but when I tap on the screen to read my notifications, the ...
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When is native GIF support coming to Android?

When I try to view a GIF in Whatsapp, or the default Android Gallery app - GIFs do not autoplay. Why is this? When is native support for GIFs coming to Android?
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Using SD-Card as internal memory, but how?

I am confused, I installed today the Marshmallow update on my HTC One m8. I knew that there is a feature to use my SD card as internal memory and I was awaiting this feature. I did what I expected ...
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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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CM13 on Nexus 9: Any app that internally opens a webpage or otherwise uses System WebView crashes

CyanogenMod 13 nightlies on Nexus 9 with Gapps installed. I've been dealing with a persistent issue where any app that uses Android System WebView will crash. This means that any app that opens a ...
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Editing personal dictionary on Android 6

As it seems Android blocks third party apps from editing the personal dictionaries for some reason. I just upgraded from Android 4 to 6 and want to import my personal dicitonary, but the apps I've ...
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Link2SD doesn't work on Marshmallow: No such file or directory

Due to my displeasure with the new SD card as internal storage of Marsmallow, I decided to switch back to Link2SD, something which I had been using on previous versions of Android. However, there's a ...
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Disable Media Volume automatic reduction

I'm using a Nexus 5, it's using the stock ROM, it's unbranded, bought from the European Google Play store. I've only noticed this issue since upgrading to Marshmallow, but I didn't use the headphones ...
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SD card not showing files when connected to pc

When my phone MOTOROLA G3(2015) is updated to Marshmallow, its not showing files when connected to PC. While connecting, it shows options as charing only, PTP, MTP, MIDI. When I select MTP, it shows ...
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usb not writable or readable

Since I have upgraded my mobile to marshmallow I am not able to see the files in my san disk 128 gb pendrive on either MX player or file manager which I have downloaded from play store. I was able to ...
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How to delete contacts from read only accounts

I am using android, and the I have used my google contacts to sync to this, when trying to delete an account, it shows "You can not delete contacts from read only accounts, but you can hide them", ...
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The Tab Switcher in Google Chrome on Moto G(3rd Gen) is stuck in accessibility mode

Ever since my phone came from Motorola service centre after a SIM slot repair some things are wrong with it. 1)Like the title says, Google Chrome's tab switcher is stuck in accessiblity mode. I've ...
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Can I found a contact photo in Android 6.0?

I want to add a photo to contact. So I found the person I want to add photo. And I click the camera icon then it took me to the camera and I took a photo of him. After that it crop the photo into ...
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Nexus 5 battery drain - dropping from 50% to zero instantly Marshmallow 6.0.1

I've been having some problems with the WiFi drain issue that some others have posted on here, but yesterday I had a new problem with my battery which may be related but may be entirely different. My ...
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Can different calendar apps coexist without interfering with each other?

I have multiple personal Google calendars (all under the same email address), and I have an Exchange calendar for work. I'd like to use the Google Calendar app for my personal calendars and alerts, ...
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Last Update removed icons from several apps

I have a Moto G 3rd generation, and updated it with latest Android version (24.11.25). After the Update the icons for some APP disappeared. I think it were all the applications i had moved to my SD ...
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Contacts App in Marshmallow does not pull contacts from all accounts

I have a Moto X Pure Edition running Marshmallow. I have multiple accounts set up such as Messenger, Skype, WhatsApp, Outlook etc. However, even though I have chosen "Show all contacts" option in the ...
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Cant copy files via USB onto Moto G after cyanogenmod installation

I have just flashed my Moto G 2013 and it is working fine, but when I connect it to my PC it opens up as an empty folder. The name of the phone is there and when I click on it...it is all empty. None ...
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Android OS using around 500MB of RAM, is that normal?

I have a Nexus 5X, and was checking my memory use, as the phone is a tad slow at certain points, and it seems that the process "Android OS" consistently uses aroudn 500MB of RAM. Is that about a ...
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Why is Marshmallow 6.0 and not 5.2?

Jellybean to KitKat was 4.3 to 4.4. KitKat to Lollipop was 4.4 to 5.0, which is understandable because there were huge changes in runtime as well as interface. But why is Marshmallow not 5.2? It ...
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Change the swipe-up options on the Lollipop lockscreen?

I went back to Lollipop from Marshmallow recently and I miss having the ability to swipe up from the left of the screen to get right into Google Now voice search. Is there any way to change (with root ...
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How can I send incoming calls from unknown numbers directly to voicemail?

I have received incoming calls from an unknown number (no caller ID provided). When I answer, I get a recording which is clearly spam. Is there a way to send calls from an unknown number directly to ...
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Nexus 7 is not booting up after android marshmallow update

I received OTA for my nexus 7 tablet few days back and since then my device is not booting up. Can someone please help how to get it working ?
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“Priority only” as default mode - Marshmallow

When I try to change the "Notifications mode" using the volume key, it always defaults to "Alarms only" mode, but I would like this to be set as "Priority only". I know I can swipe down to access "Do ...
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How to use multirom with Android M

I can't seem to find a kexec-hardboot patched kernel compatible with CM 13 for the Nexus 5. Is there such a thing? What should I do to getmultirom working on Nexus 5 with CM 13 as the main rom?
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Cannot edit contacts in Marshmallow / Gmail contacts sync

Merry Christmas! So, I recently upgraded from Nexus 4 to 5x. My contacts used to live on the sim, but since having to change sim (micro -> nano). I exported the contacts using the Contacts app to a ....
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How do I change temperature units in Android wear weather app?

Just got a fossil Q Founder smartwatch. How do I change the default weather app to use Celsius? Currently it is showing Fahrenheit. I've changed literally every single setting I can think of. I have ...
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Repair platform.xml

After upgrading to an experimental 6.0 build I've had some niggling issues. One of which was a bad WLAN config file, fixed with a delete. Second was SD Card being read only to some apps. As a test I ...
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Homemade update Sony Xperia to Android 6.0 Marshmallow and DRM restoration

I have a Xperia smartphone, Android 4.4. Is it possible to upgrade my device with new Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and restore previously backed up DRM keys so Sony proprietary features can work as ...
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Nexus 5 can't connect to Bluetooth Headphones

My headphones (Philips SHB9150BK) used to work properly with my Nexus 5 until version 6.0.0. Since the last update to 6.0.1, it isn't even discoverable anymore. I still can connect the headphones to ...
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What is Marshmallow encryption protecting?

I installed CM 13.0 onto a Nexus 6, which includes Android 6.0.1, and I have set a PIN. The Settings UI reports that my phone is encrypted. However, my phone is able to boot all the way to the lock ...
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Marshmallow: Apps NOT battery optimized still seem to doze off

I have a Nexus 6P. I have disabled battery optimization for a few apps and yet those apps still seem to doze off. Specifically those apps are 1) a sip client (csipsimple and bria) and 2) pushover. ...
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Default USB MTP for Android 6.0

I would like to have MTP selected by default (instead of charging) when I plug an Android 6.0.x device to a PC through a USB cable. What should I add or modify in the build.prop file of my rooted ...
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Why am I not able to select VLC player from inside the BubbleUPnP app?

I noticed after the updated of my Nexus 7 from Android 5 to 6.0.1, that my DLNA app BubbleUPnP (Version 2.5.5.1) stopped detecting video players. I am trying to view a video from my library with VLC ...
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Battery Stats Are Vastly Incorrect

After updating to 6.0.1 (MMB29K) from 6.0.0 (MRA58R) I have come to face a very odd and never seen before issue. My battery stats are wildly wrong. My stats show 4k% or higher and no battery stat ...
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Android 6 sdcard as internal storage after reinstall

If you use your sdcard as internal storage on Android 6, is there any way to store backups on the sdcard so you can access them after reinstalling?
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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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Issue with flashing gapps in CM13 for OnePlusOne (bacon)

I am having issues with flashing gapps using cyanogenmod recovery. I installed cyanogenmod nightly (with recovery) from http://download.cyanogenmod.org/?device=bacon dated 14/12/2015. It installed ...
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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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Mysterious app in battery screen [duplicate]

There is a mysterious app, 99070 that is consuming power on my Nexus 5X. Any idea how I determine what it is? There is no option to stop or uninstall it. My phone is a Nexus 5X running stock Android ...
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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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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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How to get rid of search bar on home screen in 6.0

I have already tried options mentioned in many other answers here/ posts online. I have a nexus 5 disable google now: option is disabled use custom launcher: shows even in Nova launcher! Edit: here ...
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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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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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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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Nexus 5 crashing regularly after Marshmallow update

After upgrading to my Nexus 5 to Marshmallow, I find myself experiencing crashes regularly. The phone screen will go black, and attempts to restart will make it to the home screen for a few seconds ...
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Remove google app (velvet) from android marshmallow

I want to remove bloatware Velvet apk (Google app) from stock Android Marshmallow on a Nexus 5. I had no problems on Lollipop removing the Google app. It worked perfectly. But on Marshmallow, I get a ...
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Force MarshMallow to keep a Wi-Fi without Internet access

I'm associating a Nexus 5x running MarshMallow 6.0 to a Wi-Fi hotspot that has no Internet access. Android keeps dropping the connection every second and then won't even try to reconnect stating that ...