Questions tagged [6.0-marshmallow]

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

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Galaxy Note 4 Battery Drain, Have Been Able to Narrow Cause Down to SD Card. Suggestions?

I've had my Galaxy Note 4 AT&T model for a little over a month now. I got it pre-owned, but even so it works great, almost as if brand new. With the exception of the battery life. I've noticed ...
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Google Play store asks to uninstall apps on sd card to free up space for new installations

My phone internal storage has very less free space (about 450 MB), which is why I cannot install any new app, or update existing apps. When I go to play store and click on any app to update, it asks ...
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How to delete Update.APP file from p8 lite

There is low disk space on my mobile and I want to delete this Update.APP file as you can se this file is taking 2.55 GB!!. I tried to delete it but it shows error "Error while deleting the file "...
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SD card data not getting erased

I have Samsung Galaxy J26 with SanDisk 16gb memory card. Although the card seems ok I have facing one weird problem. If I delete something from the card and check the memory status it doesn't seem to ...
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how to recover deleted files from private mode in samsung a5

i tried lot of android data recovery tools like wondershare dr.fone,minitool recovery etc. but wondershere cannot root my samsung it failed at 90% and other data recovery application cannot dug deep ...
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Setting screen timeout when browsing

I know that it's a often asked question, however, none of the answers are applicable to me. I read this, this and this answers, but some apps (like Screebl or Keep Screen Lite) are non-existent ...
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How to check PRD (provider number/code) on smartphone

How do I pull up the PRD (provider number) either physically or through code (e.g.: for IMEI = *#06#, ) I looked under my phone but there's only SKU xxxx-xxxx and the IMEI Alcatel 4060O Cricket
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Wrong day in weather notification

Every morning I get a notification about weather at my location. However, at some point it started showing one day in advance - or a day off. For example, the following screenshot was taken on Tuesday,...
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Is there any way to parent proof a phone from themselves?

My fathers phone is an absolute mess every time I look at it. When I passed him the phone, there was one home screen, and the default thing on the bottom launcher bar like phone, messages, browser. ...
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Disabling data traffic notification “A total of consumption during the lock screen” on LeEco Cool Changer S1

A couple of days ago I received my new phone, a LeEco Cool Changer S1/Coolpad Cool S1. Every time I lock it, I get a notification titled "A total of consumption during the lock screen..". If I open it,...
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How to decrypt an undecryptable micro SD card?

I encrypted my micro SD card and used it (and encrypted/decrypted it) without issue during some months. But one day, without explanation, my micro SD card is no more decryptable: the encrypt screen at ...
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Device fails to install provisioning app

I'm trying to provision a Huawei Y6 (MYA-L11) with a custom Device Owner app via NFC after a factory reset. However, once it has downloaded the admin app, I get a message box: "Oops! Couldn't install ...
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SD won't encrypt or decrypt or work after removing phone battery

I removed my phone battery when the phone was on without turning it off first, my SD card was encrypted, so now I cannot access my SD card contents on my phone while phone detects the SD card. ...
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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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battery drain when phone idle

I'm using LG G4 H818 with android 6.0 All of the sudden my battery started to get drained when I'm not using it at all, mostly over night. For example, it goes from 100% to 45% over night when I ...
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ro.adb.secure=0 device still shows as unauthorized over adb Windows 10

I recently purchased a tablet that is a cheap allwinner a33 based Chinese product. I wanted to connect to it over adb but the RSA key popup would not come up. The build.prop shows the ro.adb.secure=0 ...
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WhatsApp notification showing “Deleting all messages”

My father has a Samsung Galaxy On5, Android 6.0.1-Marshmallow. Today, all of a sudden, the WhatsApp on his phone started showing this: I quickly restarted the phone, but the notification again came ...
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ServiceManager: Waiting for service media.audio_policy

I was trying to boot Nexus 7 2013 Flo rom in Deb. The ROM is PhoenixOS. I'm stuck at waiting for service media.audio_policy. The LCD itself sometimes showing "Starting Apps", other times it just ...
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How to take small-sized-(~50KB) good quality screenshots using overlay button?

I'm using Screenshot Capture to take screenshots using an overlay button (shown in the image). The problem with it is that it creates somehow large big size screenshots (around 1MB each). ...
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Google Play Store is unable to search for updates

I have a THL T9 Plus with Android 6.0. Google Play Store version is 8.5.39.W-all [PR]. Google Play Services is version 11.9.51. I try to install updates on phone, but I get the error message, "There ...
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Android no more lets me remove google account

I used to select a google account each time I needed to add an app from google play. Then I would remove the account afterward. It is no longer possible. Are you aware of any changes on Android? I ...
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How can I disable chat heads?

My grandmother has a Motorola Droid Maxx 2 running Android 6.0.1 and she would like to disable chat heads entirely, for text messages and Messenger. A preliminary search through her notification ...
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How to avoid advertisement in YouTube

I would like to know if there is a way to avoid the advertisement in YouTube videos in YouTube application for Android ?
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How do I find out the address of [Settings>Display->Cast] devices?

I see a [TV] Samsung 6 Series (50) wireless display in the list from display settings. But I do not own a Samsung television, so I would like to know the IP or MAC address of this device to double ...
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Log out from Google account on Android 6.0.1

How can I log out from my Google account on Android 6.0.1 in my Galaxy A5? I tried the following: Settings -> Accounts -> No such option anywhere... Settings -> Cloud and Accounts -> Accounts -> ...
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How to enable multiuser or guest account on Asus ZenPad 10 Z300C with Android 6.0?

On other android devices I've used, there was a multiuser feature or guest feature available to allow other people to use the device without altering each others settings or giving them access to each ...
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Is there any way to remove the sound alert message?

When I increase the volume with the headphones, a message appears saying that prolonged listening with a loud sound can damage the ear. Is there any way to remove this message on my Smasung Galaxy ...
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Remove Alarm Tone?

Last year I bought an RCA Voyager (tablet) running android 6.0.1 (marshmallow), and between now and then I have added custom tunes to my 'Alarms' folder to spice things up a bit. My problem is that I ...
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Disabled mobile data but some data still transmitted

I have expensive mobile data plan so I disabled mobile data in settings. But I still have a little amount of mobile data traffic every day that I paying for. (something near 100-1000 bytes, I ...
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Not possible to make complete backup of my phone without wiping it?

Phone: Fairphone 2 (Android 6.0.1) OS on Laptop: Linux Mint To get a complete backup of my phone I want to follow the suggestions here: Is this the right way to use dd for a full backup? For this I ...
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Do a full backup of android phone including SD-card

My config: - Linux Laptop - Android phone (Fairphone 2, Android 6) with external 64 Gb SD-card using as extended internal memory for Android (System is encrypted, but I guess this should not matter ...
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How to know what triggered an apk installation

I have been trying to solve a malware problem for the past couple days in a certain chinese phone (Android system version=6.0), the problem I am facing is that a malware keeps being reinstalled even ...
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How Device memory allocation happens

Under the Memory settings entry, there are several categories such as Apps and Documents. What is considered as part of the Misc category? It's taking up a huge amount of my device's memory.
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How do I stop my device from sending my location to Google every second, even when the location setting is off?

How do I stop my device from sending my location to Google every second, even when the location setting is off? (Which is illegal because I declined Google from taking my location data because I ...
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find out when was my memory card removed from Samsung J5

My memory card of my work phone got stolen and i want to find out when was it stolen.
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How to install Magictricks from recovery mode?

I am trying to root my old OPPO F1s following the tutorial on this link. I am stuck on step two of rooting using fastboot. When I enter the recovery mode and try to install the Magictricks.zip in my ...
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Possible cause for not sending SMS messages on one of two Moto Gs

I have two Motorolas Moto G: from the same line (new, purchased in the same place in one month period), with the same operating system -- now Marshmallow 6.0.1, using exactly the same GSM provider / ...
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How to get to Torch on Moto G / Marshmallow 6.0.1

I have two copies of Motorola Moto G with (now) Marshmallow 6.0.1. One of them has recently "removed" Torch icon from notification area: Now, I don't have access to it at all. Neither in Settings ...
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app installed to /system/priv-app won't run

Prerequisites: a rooted Rockchip-based China tablet device running Android 6, patched to disable SystemUI own-developed app which declares LAUNCHER category and is intended to take full conrol of the ...
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A way to enable data encryption by default (device to be encrypted on first boot)

I did some research on data security that Android has in it's implementation FDE and FBE. I have a clear picture on how both work, but I need something a little different. What is the best way to ...
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Notification icons did not appear on status bar in Oppo F1s

I am using the oppo f1s 3gb 32gb in Pakistan. I recently update my mobile to Marshmallow from lollipop 5.1. Now the problem is that i receive notifications but but their notification icon did not ...
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Motorola g3 and unreadable SD Card

A couple of days ago the SD card (which is the "expanded filesystem" from android 6.0) on my phone stopped working. The phone still boots and works, but all my data (especially photos and WhatsApp ...
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Does anyone know why after I updated my android phone, that it doesn't unlock?

I literally just updated my phone (I have a BLU X2 if that helps) to the new Android thing last night and my phone shuts down whenever I have any new updates. But I can't seem to unlock my phone this ...
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Stable Android version with a gallery for Nexus 7 2013

So I got a Nexus 7 2013 tablet recently for my sister. Upgraded it to Android 6.01 (which is the last OTA upgrade available). My sister didn't like it for the reason that there is no Gallery. She was ...
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Cannot uninstall an application in Samsung Galaxy A5 (2015 edition)

I have developed an application and installed the app by running the code on my device. The problem is, only this application cannot be uninstalled. I have tried both the settings>Application Manager>...
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Dismiss the popup edit menu on Android > 5

On older versions of Android, the Cut/Copy/Paste edit menu (i.e., the menu displayed when the user selects some text) displays at the top of the screen, and can be dismissed by clicking the back arrow:...
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How do android check for apps notifications? Can I change the frequency between checks?

I want to make my phone (6.0.1) check for notifications each hour (instead of each minute, or whatever it's set as default). Is it possible? I'd like to change this value for notifications in general....
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Dark spots suddenly appear on the screen then phone reboots. Bug or virus?

I have been experiencing this problem since I bought this phone, which is an Infinix HOT 4 Lite. I thought it was a virus because I installed a lot of applications then, so I did a Factory Reset. The ...
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What is system/bin and system/xbin in android M?

I have few noob questions about the system/bin and system/xbin directory in Android M. First, what is the file inside this two directories? Next, in system/bin, the is some file looks like -rwxr-xr-...
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My timezone always back to China

I have a Sony xperia c6 ultra. I'm tring to set my timezone (and date/time) to automatic (via GPS and network). I can change all this setting and can see the clock on top changing too. but when I ...