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Do not disturb/Priority mode until next alarm on Android 6.0

Android 5.1 introduced an option of enabling priority mode until the next alarm. I used that feature on a daily basis. Now, with the redesign of the Do not disturb/Priority mode in Android 6.0, I can'...
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Nexus 5 full disk encryption stuck 12 hours in?

I have loved my Nexus 5 since it was released with KitKat, and last evening I decided to enable full disk encryption, which I expected might take around an hour or so. It's now about 12 hours in with ...
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Change functionality of Navigation bar in Android M

I want to edit the functionality of my Navigation bar. I would like to change the "app switcher button" to "Switch to Last App" and long-press to be "app switcher button". I know this is doable with ...
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Browse file system from PC in marshmallow [duplicate]

I have a LG Nexus 5 with android marshmallow OS. I used to be able to connect my phone to a PC running Windows 10 with USB cable and browse the files from the PC's file explorer. Ever since I upgraded ...
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Why is Play Store still asking for all app permissions on install on Android Marshmallow?

From everything I've read, when installing a new app from the Play Store under Marshmallow, it is supposed to just install with no permission questions (e.g. Slash Gear article). The app is then ...
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How to enable the landscape mode on the default launcher on Android Marshmallow?

I can read on various news websites that in Android 6 Marshmallow, it is possible to rotate the screen on the launcher. I can't find any setting about this on my Nexus 5 and when I activate automatic ...
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Battery Issue with Android 6.0

I upgraded my Karbonn Sparkle V to Android 6.0 recently. after a couple of days the battery drains quickly. hence charging the phone also takes hours. this was not at all a issue when it had lollipop ...
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Turn off vibration for 'Sign in to WiFi network' notification

Since the Android 6.0 update on Nexus 5, everytime I get the notification 'Sign in to WiFi network' the phone vibrates. Any idea where I can turn this off while keeping the vibration for calls, SMS, ...
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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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How do I enable haptic feedback in Android 6.0?

I got the OTA Android 6.0 update today for my Nexus 5, but it seems that haptic feedback for the navigation buttons (back, home, app switcher) was disabled by the update. How do I enable it? I can't ...
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Android 6.0 shows up contacts from all accounts

My Nexus 5 with Android 6.0 shows up all contacts from all my accounts in dialer (including Exchange). I only want to see contacts from my gmail. I already went to contact application and selected ...
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Android 6.0 drains my Nexus 5 battery within an hour

So. This morning I received the OTA update for Android 6.0 on my Nexus 5. Previously had no problems with battery usage, but after installing the update my battery is drained within an hour, without ...
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Strange WiFi battery usage on Marshmallow Nexus 5

I have a question about the WiFi battery usage on the Nexus 5. In the first screenshot you see my battery/WiFi usage. The second screenshot shows the battery/WiFi usage for the Nexus 5 of a colleague ...
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Installing Android M OTA on Android M preview [duplicate]

Currently my Nexus 5 is on Android M preview. I know that developer preview won't get the OTA update, that's why I am trying to manually install OTA of Android M public release, but I get these errors ...
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How can I install Marshmallow?

Apparently there's this really fun flappy bird game built into Marshmallow that's even better than the one in Lollipop. I've got a Nexus 5 and really want to play it ASAP. How do I go about doing this?...
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How to access sd card from computer in marshmallow

Recently I upgraded my cell phone from Android Lollipop(5.1.1) to Marshmallow(6). While setting up the SD card, I choose Use as internal storage option. Now when I plugin my cell phone to my computer ...
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Boot loop after updating to official Android 6.0 Marshmallow on my Nexus 5

Last day I got the notification to download and install official Android 6.0 Marshmallow in my Nexus 5, which is not rooted, was running Android 5.1.1 and no custom ROM. As I downloaded and installed ...
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How to check what apps are running in Android 6.0?

I used to be able to view what apps are running in the background under settings/apps for 5.1, but in 6.0 you can only see what apps are installed in the same location. Does anyone know where to view ...
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TWRP 2.8.7.0 asks for password on Marshmallow (Nexus 9), cannot mount anything

After flashing TWRP and booting it (situation described in title), TWRP asks for password. When I bypass it, TWRP cannot mount anything. When I reboot to system, it is stuck at the startup animation ...
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"Google Now" swipe from Home button is not working in Marshmallow

After updating to Marshmallow I was playing around with settings. I don't know what I changed, but now when I swipe from the bottom, "Google Now" is not coming. I used to assign that with Greenify to ...
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Boot loop after flashing Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Nexus 5

This question follows up on Boot loop after flashing Android 6.0 Marshmallow on my Nexus 5 (but there are many other posts about this topic on the web, see this Reddit post and this XDA Developers ...
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How can I find the name of the Kernel and its version that is running in my phone?

I had flashed Android 6.0 Marshmallow in My Nexus 5. As a part of a rooting process, I had to flash the kernel to allow SU binary to work. All is fine and root works well. Kernel is a intangible ...
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Boot loop after flashing Android 6.0 Marshmallow on my Nexus 5

I had Android Lollipop installed on my Nexus 5 (Was Rooted, had TWRP and MultiROM installed) and wanted to simply start fresh with new clean install of Marshmallow. So I followed the instructions (...
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Marshmallow USB connection type

I just flashed the Android 6 Image to my Nexus 7 (2013) LTE a few minutes ago. It was a clean flash, so I copied my files over to my PC. When I plugged it in after it booted, Windows detects it, ...
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How to restore contacts in android 6

Today I flash android 6 on my nexus 5. It is really not ready to use the system. I have many problems. For example, all my SMS have been deleted. It is OK. But I lost my contacts too. How to restore ...
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Applications lost permissions after flashing Marshmallow

I upgraded my Nexus 5 from Android 6 preview 3 to the 6.0 final version by manualy flashing image files from google factory image. All my applications lost permissions and crashing. I am unable to ...
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Why would Doze feature need motion detection?

I do not see any reason mentioned by Google for Doze mode to get activated only when the device is stationary. Is there any specific advantage for doing this only when the device is stationary? What ...
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Bypass & Enable tether / WiFi hotspot on Android M (Marshmallow) Preview 3? [duplicate]

I just got a Nexus 6 and flashed Android M Preview 3 to it and also have it rooted, but how do I enable tethering / WiFi hotspot? I tried doing the old method of finding dun_tether in the SQLite ...
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App drawer doesn't allow scrolling by letter on Android M Dev Preview 3

I just flashed the newest Dev Preview of Marshmallow, but I found the App Drawer looks different than most screenshots. Mine: Screenshots: Is there a setting I need to set?
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Will the Android M developer preview get an OTA update to the stable release version?

If I install the Dev Preview 3 on my Nexus 5 right now, will I get an OTA to the stable build or will I have to flash it as well?
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How to figure out what fonts are supported on android?

My mother tongue is called Manipuri and we have a script called Meetei/Meitei Mayek. I am trying to create a input keyboard for the script. Up till Android 5, the OS doesn't seem to support the ...
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How do you enable Hotspot Wifi Sharing on Nexus 5 Android M version on Sprint, Tmobile, and AT&T?

I just loaded the Android M preview version as of July 2015. I'm also on the Sprint network and my phone is rooted. How can I enable wifi hotspot ability on Android M?
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Android M Preview 2: "Error: Cannot Load System.img"

I am trying to update my Nexus 9 to the M developer preview 2, and when I try to run the command fastboot flash system system.img, I get the error error: cannot load 'system.img' I've tried re-...
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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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Do I need to flash a rooted kernel to root, or is it enough to flash a custom recovery?

I want to root my Nexus 6 which is on Android M, would it be enough to flash TWRP and then SuperSU, or would I have to flash a specific kernel to root it? Also is TWRP 2.8.6.0 compatible with Android ...
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Can I install the Android M Developer Preview on HTC One?

So I just wanted to try out the new Android M developer preview on my HTC One M8, but the only build available is for Nexus devices. If I flashed it on my HTC with MultiRom, and it bricked, could I ...
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Android M Nexus 5 boot loop

As soon as I got home after the Android M image was available, I (of course) flashed it to my Nexus 5, following all the usual procedure (e.g. wiping Dalvik and Cache). Now it's been stuck on the ...
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When will my device get the Android 6.0 update (Marshmallow)?

Android "M" was officially announced on at the Google I/O conference on May 28, 2015 and revealed to be 6.0 Marshmallow on August 17, 2015. You can review the high-level changes at the Android ...
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How to encrypt an external SD card natively?

There are several questions regarding the possibility to encrypt an external SD card on Android. None of them are satisfactory. They either point to a third party solution (e.g. BoxCryptor, Cryptonite,...
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Turn off vibration notification for ALL apps at once

In my stock, unrooted Android 4.3 on a Nexus 4, if I uncheck the feature Vibrate when ringing under Sound Settings, it only turns off vibration for Calls. This does not turn off vibration notification ...
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