Questions tagged [6.0-marshmallow]

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

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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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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 ...
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How to fix infinite bootloop problem in rooted karbonn Sparkle V

I have Karbonn Sparkle V and it has marshmallow before I root it. when I root my phone using Android One toolkit, its restart my phone after showing message rooting completed. But when it restarts ...
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How can I update Huawei Honor 4C

I need Android 6.0 Marshmallow Firmware B067 Huawei Honor 4C (CHM-U01) For this device: Huawei HONOR 4C, Model number: CHM-U01, Build number: CHM-U01 V100R001C185B067, CPU: Octa-core 1.2GHz, RAM: 2....
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How do i fix this

I cant install this software. I bought a smartwatch from China, this is the screen i am getting:
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“Verification failed” upon startup after installing software update

My phone installed a software update and upon restarting, I get a 'verification failed' error message. It continues "Unable to restart you device. The integrity verification has failed. You need to ...
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I have an generic Chinese android tablet how can i install a custom rom on it?

My generic Chinese tablet has android 5.1 pre installed on it. Here is a link to the ebay page on where I bought it. How can i install android 6.0 onto it?
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Missing many UI elements

In an attempt to clear device from tons of ads randomly opening and covering whole screen, I have uninstalled majority of preinstalled software (like TurboCleaner and MegaShop or something like that). ...
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USB Debugging: PC doesn't recognize that my Moto E (2nd Gen)(Upgraded to Marshmallow) in on debugging mode

So I'm trying to root my Moto E (2nd Gen) using PC apps such as Kingo Root, One Click Root etc. But the problem is that my PC doesn't recognize that my phone is in debugging mode. Moreover on my ...
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How many type of video format supported in native android device?

Basically i refer the android developer site and also search on google but did not find any proper solution.
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How to connect new user to hotspot while vpn running?

I'm running marshmallow (6.0.1) rooted. I run the following commands iptables -F iptables -t filter -F FORWARD iptables -t nat -F POSTROUTING iptables -t filter -I FORWARD -j ACCEPT iptables -t ...
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Leaking internal storage

I have a Motorola Moto X Play with 16GB of internal storage and and additional micro SD card (64 GB), formatted as extended internal storage. I am trying to free up the internal storage, so I went ...
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Change Mac without root

I would like to change my mac address to match that of my old phone. My old phone's mac is registered my my schools byod. I would like to use my old mac on my phone to use the internet. But my ...
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“anazon.ca” download pending

My phone frequently shows a Chrome notification for "anazon.ca" with "Download pending ...". This appears frequently with a current time-stamp, even when WiFi and data is turned off. I tried ...
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Mobile Google Maps' setting for receiving location share notifications

tl;dr: Is there any specific configuration switch or setting that controls whether mobile Google Maps is or isn't showing notifications about someone sharing a location with me? I've been sharing ...
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Navigation nearly completely unusable on Moto G

tl;dr: Is there any known / reported problem with navigation on Lenovo Moto G / Android 6.0 or in the GPS network general? I found navigation completely useless in my case, because it keeps GPS fix ...
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Storage space in SD card

My phone is Samsung galaxy j2 prime, Android 6.0.1. When I try to move app from internal storage to SD card, it shows 'Not enough storage' even there is 4.6 GB free in my SD card. Anyone please help ...
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Ethernet is connected to android device. I am able to ping 8.8.8.8 from adb shell, but not able to browse internet

Ethernet is connected to android device. I am able to ping 8.8.8.8 from adb shell, but not able to browse internet. The Ethernet connection is doesn't show up on notification bar. I have tried ...

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