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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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In Android 7.0 Nougat, which permission gives an app your phone number?

In Android 7.0 Nougat, which permission gives an app your phone number? When I say "which permission", I mean when installing apps, the Google Play store will inform the user of certain permissions. ...
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How to make new files in Downloads folder visible to all apps?

In Android Nougat, when I use Samsung's File Manager to move an apk file into the Downloads folder, it then appears - within File Manager - in the Downloads folder (as expected). When I try to access ...
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Call makers hear tapping noise whilst i hear nothing, same noise when I record on phone

I have Oukitel K5000, Android 7 android phone. It had been working and at some point months ago, callers started hearing taping noise. I just restored it to factory settings but still when I go to ...
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Nokia 6 TA-1021 Playstore app download problem

just to provide some background, 1 year ago I bought a Nokia 6 TA-1021 Model, as soon as I got it, it said that it wanted to upgrade the system from Nougat to Oreo so I allowed it, then it happened I ...
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Android 7.0: can Android delete songs from internal storage without my consent?

I've just noticed that a lot of songs I had on my Leagoo T5c (Android Nougat) had disappeared. Namely, and among others, the whole discography by Sheryl Crow in FLAC format, all 5GB of it (I still ...
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Android shell script to replace PPP chat program?

Since Android does not have a PPP chat program can a shell script be used instead? I am trying to get my android 7 tablet to connect to the internet using my 4g usb modem. pppwidget does not work. ...
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Permission denied on android directories?

Forgive my newness... I've installed Android Studio/Android SDK in Windows 7, enabled debugging on my Droid Turbo 2 with Android 7.0, system version 25.216.2.kinzie_verizon.verizon.en.US, and ...
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Battery charge drops very quickly while internet connection is on

There are many questions like this, but mine is slightly different from those. I am facing these weird problems with my phone, which are beyond my calculations: My phone's battery charge drops very ...
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Android System WebView

I am trying to run an app called Fully Kiosk Browser, to lock down to a single specific web page. This is on an Android TV Box, running Android 7.1.2 However, when my web page does not load in the app....
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Android status bar symbols

Why has Android not made available the meaning of all the relevant status bar symbols? Why can I not find this complete list? I try to find out and post it, now Android is stopping me from doing ...
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WIFI handover between AP with same SSID on different channels

Using devices (Zebra Mobile TC25) running Android 7, I am having problems with the WIFI handover not happening. The situation is that I have several access points set up with the same SSID but ...
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Pattern unlock required when starting phone

AFAIK on Android 7 Nougat, when you set pattern unlock, the user is not required to enter the pattern to power up the phone. However, on Android 8.1 Oreo (I'm running a Wiko VIEW MAX Android 8.1 phone)...
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Inserting incompatible SD card?

I have an Android phone which supports 32GB SD card. So, if I insert a 64GB SD card, I know that the device will not recognize it. But, if I create two partitions in the 64GB SD card (32GB each), will ...
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Micro sd card partition strategy for Android (context of wear leveling & data corruption)?

The primary issue relates to bad blocks / clusters and it happens to be android platform. This is a Sandisk 128gb (leave this link - it is not an ad). Some cards indicates other problems like memory ...
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Faded previous application behind current application

I'm experiencing a strange behaviour of my phone Honor 6x. The problem is that I can see the previous activity/application opened behind current activity/application which means the top app or screen ...
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Magisk Root tasks stopped functioning

Recently moved from SuperSU to Magisk, Everything worked fine the first 3 days. Day 1&2 Deleted, Uninstalled system bloatware apps, the copied apps to /system/app to make them system apps, also ...
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How to delete a date and time tab in setting to prevent user from changing it?

(Please understand me about my broken English.) I am a student in South Korea. I am making a quite restricted Lenovo tablet, to make it a perfect education device. The goal is to "help" students to ...
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Local offset of clock

I'm using the App ClockSync on a Android 7.0 device (Huawei P9 Plus) and on a Android 5.1 device (Huawei MediaPad M2) and I face two problems. I'm synchronizing the time with ClockSync on my Huawei ...
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smbv2 samba sharing between Windows 7 and Android stopped working for MyUser, but it works for admin

I used 2 apps that can connect from Android (Nougat) to PC (Windows 7). Hitherto that worked perfect. Now I get user authentication problem when I try to connect from Android to PC with "username" ...
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Gboard suddenly changes keyboard layout

I'm using Gboard on my Android 7.0 phone in Skype. I'm using the English (UK) keyboard with QWERTZ and QWERTY layout. My problem is that when I set QWERTY the keyboard layout suddenly changes to ...
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Automatically power on Android when the charger is connected. Help! I will lose my tablet forever

The power button on my Samsung galaxy 2 has stopped functioning and now I am afraid of letting it die, as I would not be able to turn it on again. So I was wondering if I could maybe force it to power ...
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Not getting google maps notifications

I am using Vivo v5 which has Android Nougat in which my banking apps are disabled if the location is off. So I have been constantly getting notification of places where I have visited from last few ...
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Not getting the lock icon in the recent apps list

I came to know that there is a lock icon on every app in the recent apps list in the overview in android that allows us to pin some apps to the list. I am using Android 7.0 , but I am not getting any ...
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Creating copy of phone (apps, settings etc.) [duplicate]

I have two rooted Huawei P9 Plus phones running Android 7. Now I would like to copy the apps, the settings of the apps, the system settings etc. from one phone to the other phone so that both phones ...
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Skype message to open local video file

I'm using Skype on Android 7. I have stored a video locally on the phone on the location /storage/emulated/0/myvideo.mp4. How can I send a skype message (from another device) so that on the above ...
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Change layout of Gboard (space between letters)

I have installed Gboard on my Android 7 device. My keyboard looks now like following: Is it possible to change the layout in something like the following? I mean the gaps between the characters, i.e. ...
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Locking the Android UI

I'm running Android Nougat. I would like to know whether there is a way to lock the device while watching a YouTube video or doing some other critical operation so that you don't accidentally kick ...
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Stock Phone app doesn't work in split-window mode on Android Nougat

I have Wiko U Pulse Lite running on Android 7.0 Nougat. I would like to use Google Keep or Google Drive in split-window mode with the Phone application. This is because every time I perform a banking ...
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How to disable keyboard icon when typing on the other side of the back button, Android Nougat

I'm running Android 7 Nougat. When I type in gboard there is a small keyboard icon in the lower right corner below the keyboard. But it gets in the way when I type, bringing up the change keyboard ...
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Using 4 files rom

I have a Samsung A5 Android 7. I want to downgrade to Android 5. I have 5.1.1 rom file in 4 parts. Can I use Odin to flash only the PD part. Will the 5.1.1 PD work with 7.0 BL,CP,CSC files?
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ADB claims that app is not installed when uninstalling and that it is installed when installing

Gboard kept crashing when trying to open the settings, so I wanted to uninstall and reinstall it. Google Play Store kept giving me the error code 910, the advice for that was installing it with ADB. ...
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Calendar notification - no sound

On Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with MIUI 10, Android 7 there is no way to enable sound for calendar notifications, I get vibrations only. I have tried several calendar apps including Google, MIUI, aCalendar+, ...
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Streaming display of Android phone

I would like to use Screen Stream over HTTP for streaming the display of my Phone (Android 7) to my PC. When I start streaming and I try to open the link on my PC nothing happens and on my phone I don'...
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How to block Criteo popups ads?

I have a samsung s6 with android 7.0 and recently I have get some popup ads showing up in full screen mode when entering an app on my phone. I tried to delete recently installed apps but the problem ...
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Glasswire report that app access Internet although NetGuard have block the app

A few non-rooted (no rooted) Android 7 and 8 phones from (Huawei, ZTE, Neffos and Samsung) was tested in this simple firewall (NetGuard) experiment. Before the experiment, NetGuard and GlassWire for ...
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Notification Meanings [duplicate]

Hey there, I'm wondering what these notifications mean in the top left of these images (specifically the one phone with the checkmark and the one square thing with a check mark). It's a Samsung Galaxy ...
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How can I tell if my Samsung S7 supports connecting to a wired ethernet via a usb OTG cable?

I want to connect my Samsung S7 to a wired ethernet connection using something like this usb micro > Ethernet hub Their instructions say to look for Ethernet option under Settings> Networking But I ...
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Unable to connect to Spotify - phantom ad blocker?

I'm having issues with the Spotify app. Trying to search gives error messages shown in this Spotify forum. The solution suggested in that thread is to whitelist spclient.wg.spotify.com on my adblocker....
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Metered WIFI data usage in GlassWire

Is Metered WIFI counted as mobile data usage in GlassWire, or it is counted as WIFI data usage? The screenshot below illustrate how a user can make a WIFI as a metered WIFI. (One of the reason for ...
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Can I get Fire OS 6 running on a Fire HD 10(7th gen)?

Android Studio claims Fire OS 5.3.6.4 is Android 5.1.1 API 22. I would really like to be using Nougat (which apparently Fire OS 6 is). Shouldn't I have the latest Fire OS on my tablet? Is there a ...
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How to get an overview of which app are allowed to background data for Android 7

A user can enable or disable background data usage by following the following steps: From the Home screen, tap the app slider, then open "Settings". Select "Data usage". Select "Cellular data usage". ...
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Does Android 7 “Data Saver” also applies to metered WLAN?

The section 'Use Android Nougat’s "Data Saver" (Android 7.0+)' under this site 'How to Restrict Background Data for Metered Wi-Fi Networks on Android' mention: Android 7.0 Nougat introduced a much ...
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How to set data limit to a metered wlan?

For Android 7, we can set a WLAN (wifi connection network) to a metered WLAN, which work similar like a cellular network. For cellular network, we are able to set data limit. So, the question is, ...
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How I can downgrade from U3 to U1 “oreo to nougat”

I want to downgrade my phone from Oreo to Nougat My phone is Samsung J730F. But the problem is that Samsung locked the boot-louder. Can I go back by flashing the phone combination ROM then flash my ...
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Why does Android 7 reset default Home app after boot?

Edit: I've got an app that was set as the HOME app that suddenly isn't set as the HOME app. My question is in two parts: Does Android 7 have the capacity to do that on its own? If it does, what ...
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How do I disable Google Play Store apps such that it will not enable itself without my permission

When I restart the Android 7 device phone, which is not rooted, the Google Play Store apps must not run again unless I implicitly enable it to run again. (Currently, the disable button for this app is ...
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How to prevent an android Apps from going to full-screen

Some apps or Andriod game goes to full-screen, causing the top bar to disappear. Please do not say that this question is a duplicate of that question How can I prevent apps from going full screen ...
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How to prevent SECUSO Privacy Friendly Net Monitor apps from shutdown without my permission

I download the SECUSO research group - Privacy Friendly Net Monitor from https://f-droid.org/packages/org.secuso.privacyfriendlynetmonitor/ and install on my Android 7 phone which is not rooted. I run ...
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Developer Options disappeared? [duplicate]

Recently I had to factory reset my LG Stylo 3 running Android 7. Now the section in my settings that was "Developer Options" is no longer there. How can I get it back?
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Getevent very laggy under EMUI 5

I have a Huawei P9 Plus smartphone. Android 6 with EMUI 4.1.1 was preinstalled. I'm using adb shell getevent -t /dev/input/event5 to show all the touch events. On Android 6 with EMUI 4.1.1 this works ...