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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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Force country code on known numbers to send an SMS

I've been looking on the internet for an answer, to no avail. I have a phone mostly used in France, I recently brought to the US with a US sim card. Unfortunately, most contacts were added with the ...
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How to change Adobe Reader's working directory or move Android directories to SD card?

Maybe incorrect forum but gotta start somewhere... I just got an old Samsung Galaxy Tab A running Android 7.1.1 for a PDF reader. As the internal storage is very limited, all the files are on an SD ...
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How to set the Data Billing Cycle to one day in Nougat?

My ISP provides me with 1GB data per day. So the data billing cycle in Nougat would actually make more sense to me if I could somehow make it show the amount of data I've used in a day and then have ...
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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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How to remove magazine unlock on huawei p9 running nougat

How can I completely remove the magazine unlock that comes with Android 7.0 (nougat) on a huawei P9. I want my phone to go directly to the pattern unlock screen and not show the magazine unlock. I ...
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TWRP stuck at splash screen - Nexus 6P Android N

I am following this guide: [GUIDE] Unlock/Root/Flash for Nexus 6P The bootloader is already unlocked. Now I'm trying to flash the TWRP recovery. (Section 2). As the device runs Android N, I first ...
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Why are Let's Encrypt security certificates invalidated prior to schedule on affected Android devices?

According to a well-regarded QA answer by a member of our Android community here on Stack Exchange: By the current schedule, Let's Encrypt cross signing will end on September the 30th 2024. After ...
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Let's Encrypt: Is there a workaround for the 2021 SSL "cutoff" for pre-7.1.1 Android devices?

In January 2021 all devices with Android prior to 7.1.1 will not be able to connect to HTTPS servers using Let's Encrypt certificate (Let's Encrypt blog post explaining the details) Is there any ...
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Samsung Galaxy Young GT-S5360 has Android 7 but Api 10 using custom rom

I have installed android 7 successfully using a custom rom and wanted to install some apps but noticed that most apps needed an api higher than 10. The weird thing is that android 7 normally has api ...
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Nexus 5x No Wifi. Default MAC 02-00-00-00-00-00 change attempt

So I bought new Nexus 5x with android 6.0 and everything worked fine, but when I updated to 7.1.2 suddenly wifi stoped working. (It seeks for wifi networks forever). When I go to settings I can see ...
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Text message notification- vibration during call

I am on Moto G4+ with Android N, version 7.0. I am facing a weird issue where any incoming text message causes the phone to vibrate even when I am in the middle of a phone call. Is there a standard ...
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How to get Android 7.1 on Moto G5?

As (partially) mentioned here, I've been using Moto G4 prior to purchasing Moto G5. On Moto G4 I went from Android 6.0 through 7.0 to 7.1. I assume that Moto G5 is a successor (next generation) of ...
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Make Galaxy S7/Android install drivers for MTP (Nougat, Win 7)

Is there a way to make Android/a Galaxy S7 prompt Win 7 to install the drivers for MTP? I own two S7 I use for work, one I've had for a while and used it to develop Android apps, the second I got a ...
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What am I supposed to do with Bug reports captured?

From time to time I get a notification on my phone which says: Bug report #1 captured Tap to share your bug report When I tap, it warns me about the possibility of sensitive information being in the ...
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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 when I browse it from my PC (Windows 10), in DCIM folder I can only see Camera one (I read it ...
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What is 'Launcher3' in Android Nougat?

I was recently trying Microsoft's Arrow launcher and it was then I saw that the default launcher on my phone is called 'Launcher3'. Its icon resembles 16-bit icon. From what I read, it is the name ...
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Can't hide/change battery icon on Doogee S60

I'm using a Doogee S60, on Android 7.0 Nougat, rooted, with Xposed and GravityBox installed. I'm seeing this weird issue where my status bar has a non-standard battery icon, and I can't seem to either ...
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How to lower global media volume of Doogee X30?

I have a Doogee X30 on Android 7.0. Even on the lowest media volume (slider on first non-silent stop), the output is way too loud. I am trying to lower the value of a media slider's starting point (...
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getting an old Nexus 7 to connect to wifi

I have an old 2012 Asus Nexus 7. How can I get it to connect to wifi again? My goal is to use it as a digital photo frame, where the software for showing the slideshow of photos is a React app (...
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Why would Android display "Security policy prevents use of unsecure networks" message?

When disconnecting a non-rooted stock Samsung Android Nougat (7.0) device from a WPA2 WiFi connection, Android briefly displayed the following message: Security policy prevents use of unsecure ...
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Samsung S7, Wifi keeps disconnecting

I've searched around, and so I can ensure that this is not a duplicate. Smart Network Switch is off Keep Wifi on during sleep Wifi works excellent for other devices Wifi disconnects randomly even ...
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Blue light filter turns on automatically at sunset, but often doesn't turn off at sunrise

I have a manufacturer-unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (purchased directly from samsung.com), which came with Marshmallow but has been updated OTA to 7.0 Nougat, and is not rooted. One new feature ...
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Stop auto-selecting cellular network

I'm roaming in Mexico with an international plan via a US-based GSM carrier. This gets me 4G on TelCel in Mexico, and it works great. However, occasionally, for reasons unknown to me, sometimes my ...
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Error 505 when installing Facebook Messenger

I have a Sony Z5 Compact running Nougat. I am unable to install Facebook Messenger. When I try I get the Error Code -505. I have tried installing using ADB with the following command: adb install ...
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Permission system changes with Android 6.0: What are the implications for us users?

With Android 6.0, a bunch of permissions and permission groups have been removed: Groups gone While on a first glance this doesn't seem important (isn't it rather a way to organize permissions?) – ...
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Android Nougat - Network Security Configuration for Charles Proxy

I recently update my device to Android Nougat and found that i'm not able to all content of the traffic on my charles proxy, and when I used marshmallow/Lollipop devices, I can still see what I want ...
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How to disable DRParser Mode from using mobile data?

I have a Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016, A310F) with Android 7. I switched off "using mobile data" but every time when I turn on the phone or restart it, the "DRParser Mode" (system ...
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How do I recover deleted WhatsApp database (msgstore.db.crypt12 files) without backup?

I accidentally deleted my WhatsApp database folder and have lost all my chat history. How can I restore it? Deleted from phone's internal storage, Android 7, no root access and no other copy of the ...
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How to use Wi-Fi and hotspot at the same time on Android?

Is it possible to create a Wi-Fi hotspot from an Android device using its Wi-Fi connection rather than Cellular data? Without the help of any third-party application (Like Netshare), by changing some ...
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How do I upgrade an Android phone's version from my pc

Ok so I have Android 7.0 and I'm trying to upgrade it to Android 8 or 9 because some apps require that as the minimum version. The problem now is I feel like my phone has stopped receiving updates ...
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Force tablet UI on a non-tablet device?

I own a large screen phone and am wondering if I could make it recognize itself as a tablet, as in: The navbar should stay at the bottom instead of rotating to the sides Notification shade doesn't ...
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Get IMEI number with ADB command

I am working with ADB on my Samsung Galaxy device. I want to get the IMEI number of the device using ADB, but I have been unable to do that. I tried the following: adb shell dumpsys iphonesubinfo but ...
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Persistent "New provisioning message" notification from "CP Client"

I recently bought a new Nokia 2, Android 7 Nougat smartphone, and ever since I have started using it, I keep getting weird notifications from 'CP Client' saying 'New provisioning message'. When I tap ...
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Upgrade to Android 7.0 but keep old built-in apps, user apps, etc

How can I upgrade my Samsung Galaxy S5 from Marshmallow to Nougat without changing the built-in samsung apps, losing user apps, settings, and keeping the Samsung Marshmallow UI? I mean, only updating ...
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My problem is that it crashes and after I do a hard reset in the Chinese Wipe MMC menu, instead of the standard 32 applications, I get 57?

I have a smartphone brand Motorola C Plus, Android 7.0., My problem is that it crashes and after I do a hard reset in the Chinese Wipe MMC menu, instead of the standard 32 applications, I get 57 ?*! ...
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Is there any option for continuous authentication on Android ?

Suppose you unlock your smartphone and put it aside and someone takes it before it gets locked, is there any mechanism currently to authenticate the new user and lock him out of the phone ? I see ...
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How to get root access on Wiko Sunny 2 Plus?

I was wondering if it was possible to root Wiko Sunny 2 Plus phone? I've seen so many guides on how to do this for other devices Unfortunately typing with the keyword "root" with this phone ...
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How to install TWRP on Huawei Honor 8 FRD-L14?

I have tried rooting my FRD-L14 yesterday. I have successfully unlocked the bootloader, OEM, FRP, and developer mode on the phone to install TWRP. I have also installed ADB (with corresponding drivers ...
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How do I set the default user?

My device (Moto G5 Plus/Android 7.0) has two users: Foo and Bar. Foo is the default one, created when I've setup my phone. How do I set Bar as the default one and change Foo to be the secondary one?
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Stores the OS a list of installed apps and their install locations?

Some time ago I made a backup of the internal data partition with TWRP. Then I installed and updated some apps in the adopted storage. Due to some other issue with the phone, internal data was partly ...
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How to stop a system update upon restart

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 need to restart my ...
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Migrate Between Different Phones with Apps & Data on MicroSDHC

Attempting my first migration between two phones with different Android versions has got me very confused. All my apps and data are currently working and complete on an Android 4.4 phone. Internal ...
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How to access the full file system in Android 7 and higher?

I am running Android Nougat x86.But in Android Nougat, one of the adverse changes is the inability to even view the files. They are invisible, apparently even to root app. I already tried root ...
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Music Player won't detect music on USB. Galaxy S7

For some strange reason, my media player (I have tried MediaMonkey and Google Play Music) won't detect my music on my new USB. I can play music when I select the music file from the file explorer, but ...
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How to ensure that my Google accounts sync frequently?

Since I upgraded my S7 to Nougat I notice that the syncing of my google accounts is particularly slow. If on a computer I create a calendar event, or I send myself an email, I often do not see that ...
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Downgrade an app in Nougat

Well, simple. I want to downgrade an app that has been accidentally updated. I've already read this question but it didn't provide me with a straight instruction. I have the APK I want to downgrade to ...
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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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How to prevent Android from automatically downloading System Updates from the cellular network?

I've had Verizon's Samsung Note 5 for about 1.5 years. I don't have (and don't really want to pay for) an unlimited data plan so I use cellular data sparingly and use my home WiFi when downloading ...
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Android 6+ and account permissions: where have they gone to?

I was just browsing the Android Developers Permissions list, and noticed most of the account permissions are gone – in fact, all but GET_ACCOUNTS as it seems. What does that mean, what implications ...
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How do I encrypt a new SD card?

I'm on Android Nougat with an encrypted phone. I added a new SD card but cannot find an option to encrypt it too. How do I go about encrypting the new SD card?

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