Questions tagged [7.0-nougat]

Please only use this tag if you feel your question is specific to Android 7.0 Nougat. It was officially released on August 22, 2016, on Nexus devices.

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Not able to stream locally stored videos in android VLC

I wish to stream media files stored in my PC on my Android device. I tried starting a DLNA server on windows 7 laptop with help of both in-built feature and a software called SimpleDLNA server, both ...
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Erratic “access denied” when connecting Huwaei Honor to Vodafone station

Using a "Vodafone Station" (build TG3442DE) as a wifi router, my Huwaei Honor phone (JMM-L22, Android 7.0, EMUI 5.1.3) is erratically denied access. The phone connects to the router and ...
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Whatsapp backup for new and old chats

I recently accidentally deleted a chat in Whatsapp for Android 7.0 "Nougat". I know if you uninstall and reinstall the app, you can download the backup containing these old messages. Now my ...
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Problem reinstalling system app (Media Manager)

So at first my intention was to fix some other problem with DownloadManager but it ended messing up MediaManager which was crashing in loop. I reinstalled it and at first it was reinstalling fine but ...
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how to turn on phone when power button is broken?

its a xiomi mi redmi 5a prime. i can get it to fast boot but since usb debugging is int enabled i cant get it to go to recovery. mi manager doesn't detect the phone in fast boot as well. Is there any ...
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Bootloop and random restart issues in android (Gionee A1 plus)

My Gionee A1 plus started acting strange a month ago. It would often restart whenever I received any SMS notification and then boot up just fine. I tried using an earphone and keeping the phone in ...
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How to fix my android 7.0 after i factory reset it amd open the device the start up wizard keeps on stopping now i cant open my device

After i encrypt my phone it didnt went well because i pulled out the battery i reopen it and the device said that i need to factory reset it after doing factory reset i oppened my phone and after ...
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android phone enters bootloop after removing packageinstaller

I am trying to block my phone from installing packages from unknown sources. I rooted my device and removed com.android.packageinstaller. A reboot after this step forces my phone into a bootloop. ...
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Upgrade from Android 7.0 to 9.0 in Asus Zenpad 10 [closed]

I have an Asus ZenPad 10 P028 and it has Android 7.0. I was wondering is a good idea to upgrade to Android 9.0 and also is it feasible? I've seen there are tutorials to move to LineageOS but it will ...
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how to stop a system update upon restart

Quick question, I have an old Essential PH-1 that runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat). I accidentally okay'ed it to update to Oreo and it says to allow the updates to take effect to the newer Oreo OS I ...
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Android photos are not appearing in gallery, downloads don't work, and “My Files” won't open!

I have been having this problem for a long time, but I always have found a way out of it by deleting some of my photos. But now, when I try to open my photos in the Gallery, they don't appear! I tried ...
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How to ROOT android tablet?

I want to root my tablet but i found it difficult to find the recovery mode for this tablet. I want to magisk root using the boot.img but then again i can't find the stock rom of this tablet. I also ...
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How to enable missing system UI notification icons?

Is there a way to fix missing notifications icons on MIUI, on MIUI 9 there is no toggle symbol for VPN activated like WiFi or Bluetooth. I need a convenient way to confirm whether the VPN is running ...
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Flashing Custom Rom

How do I choose the correct firmware for my phone? I have a Samsung a310f that is frp locked on the back IT'S written yately "gugg", UK which could mean that it was made in the UK or for the UK now ...
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Problems inspecting firefox for android tab. Error cannot connect to the debug target. TypeError: this topWindow is null

I'm having problems using firefox to inspect a tab in firefox for android. I get this error when I try to inspect a tab in about:debugging Error cannot connect to the debug target. See error details ...
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Gallery app crashes at startup

Currently, I am facing a very weird problem with the default gallery app in my Android 7.0 OS. My device's model is Micromax Bharat 3 Q437. The crash is occurring randomly-- before a day it was ...
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BLU Vivo 8 w/ Android 7 connect direct to Ethernet?

I want to hard wire my phone to ethernet while at home. I have a live ethernet connection and have tried RJ45 to both male USB 3.0 and 2.0 to both female USB 3.0 and 2.0 to OTG micro adapters. Nothing ...
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How can I block usb tethering on a rooted android device?

I have an android 7.0 phone that is my "experiment phone". I'm looking for a way to disable the usb tethering feature similar to how hotspot can be disabled here: How do I disable the Mobile Hotspot ...
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Start bash script on boot not rooted Android 7.0 and Android 9.0 device

I currently do it manually each time after my phone is restarted. I connect using adb and running this adb shell sh /sdcard/AFolder/ascript.sh "a-dummy-argument" & Then I just disconnect the ...
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Malware automatically installing unless I disable the play store

So I have been working on my brother's Elite 6.0l+ Sky device. This poor thing has been struck by the xhelper virus which auto installs firedoor, firemyn and an app that likes to hide itself by ...
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Custom fonts are not being displayed in Android browsers

I recently installed a custom font on my phone (Android 7) and set it as the default one. Various apps accept that font, browser interface and system apps accept it as well. However, when I go to e.g. ...
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I'm having trouble setting the screen lock on Android 7(Galaxy S6)

For installing Burp Suite certificate, I will be asked to set up a lock screen to install the certificate. However, when I try to set up your lock screen, I'll see that the Settings app has stopped. ...
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com.google.android.apps.gsa.binaries.velvet.app.velvet root application keeps stopping

I have a Samsung galaxy J7 running on android 7 I've been getting this error consistently, nothing in particular seems to trigger this error and i can't find any application with that name. is there ...
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Home Screen, Recent apps, pull down menu not working multi user nexus 6

Hi two days ago my phone shutdown due to low battery, charged it and powered it on. With the power on came all the issues listed below: can not switch users (have three user accounts created each ...
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Firefox on an Android tablet

I have just bought an Android 7 TABLET for convenient browsing and reading research (3-4 hours to kill once a week and more, free WiFi available) and for stand-alone navigation (GPS capable). No SIM ...
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DNS queries are cached permanently, how to reliably clear DNS cache on Android 7+?

Is there a reliable, reproducible way to clear DNS cache on Android Nougat 7.0? I know there is at least one other question like this but that one was from 8 years ago and I hope I can ask again and ...
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Looking for help choosing the correct stock recovery.img file for my phone

I have a Moto G5 XT1676 with Android 7.0 stock firmware. I rooted the phone with Magisk and installed TWRP but I never backed up my recovery.img partition. Now I want to flash a stock recovery ...
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How to flash stock ROM using TWRP on Tecno Spark K7, leaving TWRP intact

What are the right steps of flashing stock ROM using TWRP (Tecno Spark K7, Android 7.0 Nougat, TWRP v3.0.2), and still have TWRP Recovery on the phone, after the process. I already have the phone ...
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Unable to encrypt my Note 5 anymore (data partition is corrupt)

It all started with a factory reset on the stock Samsung ROM (Android 7.0). After I booted into the factory reset system I couldn't get the phone encryption to work: it failed with the message saying ...
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App not installed. This app isn't compatible with your phone

Rooted my Tecno Spark K7 Android 7.0 Nougat (Stock ROM + Magisk + TWRP). Trying to reinstall my apps from backup apks but I'm getting this message App not installed. This app isn't compatible with ...
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Galaxy S6 edge sms not working

My Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (7.0 Nougat), cannot send basic sms messages, I have to add a Subject to every text. this makes having a conversation with anyone impossible. How can I restore this ...
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File showing on device not showing on computer

I'm developing an Android application where some data is exported in a json file written in the Download folder. My objective is to get this file from a computer (when the device is USB connected). ...
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Can we run watch face on watch with Android 7.1 (not Wear OS)?

When I was looking for Android smart watch, I have come across smart watches with Wear OS and other few watches with Android 7.1 . I know that we can build and run custom watch faces on Wear OS, but ...
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In-ear earphones not working with music but do work on calls?

My earphones for my mobile phone stopped working when I play music or listen to the radio on my phone. What did I try to resolve this? I tried to to make a call with the same phone. They worked ...
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Help with compromised phone Android 7.0

I want to ask if there's any way I can get rid of whatever's allowing my phone to be unlocked easily without any resetting or Google account? My phone has been messed with and now it keeps getting ...
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Help with compromised phone, Android 7.0

I want to ask if there's any way I can get rid of whatever's allowing my phone to be unlocked easily without any resetting or Google account? My phone has been messed with and now it keeps getting ...
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save to homescreen is not working

Android Nougat 7.0 on Motox Pure 2015 -- rooted I can't save shortcuts to home-screen anymore. None of the installed browsers save to home-screen. Google maps doesn't save to home-screen. I just ...
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How to set ringer modes on Android 7?

In Android 7, where are the various ringer modes? They seem to have disappeared or been hidden. Before, in previous versions, it had 3 modes: Silent, Vibrate, Normal. Where have this icon and mode ...
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How to find screeshots from PC?

I'm looking for a screenshot, which I can see in Google Photos under Device folders -> Screeshots. But where I browse it from my PC (Windows 10), in DCIM folder I can only see Camera one (I read it ...
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Android (Galaxy Tab 6) Will not reboot to bootloader

Im hoping someone can point me in the right direction. So I am in the process of attempting to unlock the bootloader on my Galaxy Tab 6. However, the device will not boot to the bootloader. I can use ...
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Phone is not updating!

I have a G955U Galaxy S8+ AT&T Factory Unlocked on Android 7.0 Baseband Version: G955USQU1AQC9 Android Security Patch Level - April 1, 2017 I no longer live in the US, and currently in the ...
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Recovery approach for lost partition and encrypted F2FS

The Problem and Mystery My ZTE Axon 7 [Android 7] inexplicably wiped its emulated storage area /storage/emulated/0 while retaining all installed applications, albeit with settings wiped clean. There ...
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How do you fix “adb locksettings not found”?

I have a J3 Eclipse running Android 7.0 plugged into my computer and try to view the locksettings by typing adb shell locksettings. This returns /system/bin/sh: locksettings: not found. How can I fix ...
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Android “Nearby” ( set up nearby device ) - “No devices Found”

trying to migrate over from 1 mobile to other . Older is on 7.0 and newer is 9.x aka Pie. Both devices have bluetooth and wi-fi turned on. In fact one sees the other on a bluetooth scan and they ...
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Text recogniser could not be set up on your device error

I have a smartphone with stock ROM Android 7.0 (Nougat). I use OCR apps very often for scanning text documents. Previously, OCR used to work well, but recently I noticed that whatever OCR app I use, ...
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Chrome unable to read files from SD card

I have some HTML files in the SD card in my phone, which I want to open in Chrome. But, when I am entering the URL of those files in the Chrome's address bar with the file:/// prefix, Chrome says ...
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Recover media from Android backup files

first time I ask a question here so I'll try to explain myself at my best. English is not my native language, so please bear with me. In 2017 I had an Asus Zenfone 2 that got bricked plus it doesn't ...
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How to grant access to internet for termux apps (installed via pkg) in AFWall+?

So if I just allow in AFWall+ termux app, it will only allow pkg utility... How do I allow internet access for other utilities such as curl, git, pip, etc.?
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Do not auto-connect to Wifi connection in Android 7.0

I have a Moto G4 phone running Android 7.0. There are multiple Wifi connections in my workplace, and I want to default to the private Wifi network, while having the building's Wifi as a backup. In ...
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Error when attempting to create a partition in MicroSD card for internal storage

After an internal storage SD card being bumped out of the physical socket, many internal files were lost/corrupted. I fixed them and reformatted the SD card out of system memory, however now when ...

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