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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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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Unable to download apps from Play Store using cellular data

Hi while i am in home network i can easily able to download anything in playstore with my mobile data when am in roaming that time i cant able to download anything from play store it is showing ...
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Data source error

My Techno tablet, running android 7.0, instead of playing media file like YouTube, music, video, etc, it is showing data source error. I have to reboot before it will play. I don't want to reboot the ...
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Notifications are very delayed on android - but only sometimes (apparently FIXED)

I searched for my problem but what I found either wasn't answered or was very old response and maybe things have changed since then... I just got a Samsung Galaxy S8 and it's amazing, but maybe since ...
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How do I change my default alarm clock app?

So trying to get it so I can say "ok Google, set alarm x". But it defaults to the basic alarm on my phone which is not a good alarm clock. Looking through settings, apps, there seems to be a way to ...
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How to update HTC desire 630 to Android 7 without rooting the phone?

I would like to update my HTC desire 630 to Android 7 without rooting it. I currently have 6.0.1 installed. Have anyone done it? Are there any good articles? I found this one, not sure if to try it ...
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Battery saving - WhatsApp

My WhatsApp messages have been delayed and I believe it is because of the power saving being on. I want to keep it on because my battery drains, but WhatsApp does not seem to be in the unmonitored ...
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How to remove “Contents hiddens” from lock screen

I'm currently hiding sensitive notification content from the lock screen. I did that by going in Settings>Notifications>Configure notifications>On the lock screen>Hide sensitive notification content. ...
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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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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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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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Nexus 6P wifi issues, wont connect, no internet

This hasn't been addressed in other 6P threads. Nexus 6P running Nougat can connect to my 5Ghz Wifi network in my home. I'll connect to my 5Ghz band of my wifi network, but the status on the phone ...
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Can my Andoid access an external SD card connected by USB C?

I am speaking about an external SD card, attached by USB C cable; not any internal SD card. I realize that access speed would not be great, but I am just looking for a cheap way to carry around 256gB ...
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Setting's “Search” function doesn't work properly on Android N Preview 3

In settings of Android phone, there is a search button in the Action Bar and it cannot give me what I want to search. I find it works sometimes but 90% it doesn't. The 2nd image shows the very ...
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Android Backup manager - restore from Nougat to Marshmallow

Earlier Device: LG Nexus 5X. My Device: OnePlus 3 Earlier, I was able to use Tap&Go or just import all the data by signing into my Google Acc. However, with my device, when I used Tap&Go or ...
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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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Auto-sync is turning itself on randomly

(Nexus 6 on rooted stock Android 7.1.1) I have a feeling a rogue app is turning on auto-sync, but is there any way to discover which one? I checked that it was switched it off this morning and at ...
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WiFi doesn't work when SuperSU 2.72 binaries are installed on Android 7

Since a few days I have Cyanogenmod 14 for my Samsung SM-G900f. I want to use some apps by Chainfire but they all require his su binaries so I tried to install it via the SuperSU app, which always ...
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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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Just upgraded to Nougat - Textra notifications disappearing from tray

So I LOVE the Textra app, but after I just upgraded to Nougat on my OnePlus 3T - I noticed that my text message notifications disappear form the notification tray on my main screen after a while. It ...
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Why is Android showing a different hosts file once my system is booted versus in recovery?

In the past, I've used a modified hosts file on my system that I place at /system/etc/hosts. The process is pretty straightforward Boot into recovery using a custom recovery. Mount /system read-write ...
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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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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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Galaxy S7 can't reboot. E:failed to mount /system (Invalid argument)

I got a brand new Verizon(unlocked) Galaxy S7 with Marshmallow on it. Tried to upgrade to Nougat using Smart Switch which got stuck at 36% for hours. Had to unplug and plug back back for recovery but ...
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Sent messages not synced on first install of new SMS apps

I just installed Textra to try out as a new primary SMS/MMS app. However, I've noticed that none of my previously-sent messages seem to have been imported into Textra. I see most (if not all) of my ...
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SW REV CHECK FAIL : Fused 1 > Binary 0

My mobile was stucked while updating android 7.0 . tried ODIN still it was stucked in bootloop. so i decided to downgrade it into 6.0 but in ODIN i am getting this error... how do i fix this? I am ...
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Bluetooth file transfer limited to specific file extensions?

I send and receive files via Bluetooth with names that end with zip and txt, but not apk or dmp. Android Nougat
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How to run Windows 10 in a virtual box on an Android phone?

I use my phone for communications and work on the go. I use a windows 10 tablet connected to external mouse/keyboard and monitor. Many programs such as email and contacts etc., are duplicated on each ...
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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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How to stop Android from switching between Wifi APs automatically?

I have several WiFi APs for different purposes. One is for printing, one is for smart devices with access to the internet, another for devices with no access to the internet for security concerns, and ...
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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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Is Nougat update available for LG K8?

So I have a 6.0 Marshmallow phone (LG K8). And I went to GSMarena to check the specs and I noticed that it says that LG K8 is upgradable to 7.0 Nougat. I went to check for update on my phone and ...
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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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Show virtual keyboard when a physical one is connected on Android 7

Related: How to display the on screen keyboard when Bluetooth keyboard is connected One of the answers under that question suggested an app called Secure Settings. It worked well on my old Android L ...
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Keep Apps on SD card

So I'm using Android 7.0 (build nr. NRD90M.G935FXXU1DQH5) on a Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge. Whenever I update an app that I've moved to SD card, I need to move it back to SD card after the update. This is ...
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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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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 to change “administrator” in android

I wanna know how can I change the administrator on my device. I am using 7.0 android and I have multiple accounts and by default, administrator of the device is the first user. Now, some of the ...
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Extract photo from contact

This is a friend of mine, Taranaki: (perfect picture timing) I want to extract this photo to a PNG on my device. How do I do that?
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Preventing Android 7.0 Nougat from downloading updates over cellular data

I got a notification this morning on my Nexus 6p informing me that the Android 7.0 Nougat update was ready to download and install on my phone. The troubling thing about this was the following text: ...
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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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Screen rotation lock won't work for landscape mode

For some reason, when I put the phone in landscape mode and enable the rotation lock, it just sets the screen to portrait mode and then locks the rotation. I want to be able to keep the screen in ...
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How to root Micromax Bharat 3 Q437?

I have a Micromax Bharat 3 Q437 with Android 7.0. I want to root the device. I have already tried many rooting softwares such as Kingoroot, but all those softwares couldn't find any exploit on the ...
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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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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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Android 7 (Nougat): All my virtual keyboards are missing - can't find how to reinstall

Recently all my virtual keyboards disappeared. Whenever I go to any app that needs keyboard input, the only option I get is voice input. If I tap the "X" to close the voice input, nothing happens. If ...
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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 ...