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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ADB not finding device with Galaxy S8 and Windows 7

I'm trying to get my Galaxy S8 to work with unity for gear VR development but I cannot seem to get ADB to find the phone. I've enabled USB debugging in development options and also have the latest ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 in bootloop (standard recovery not working!)

Hi enthusiastic community! I would need your help and advice! The device: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T819) bought with Android 6 second hand --> last week updated to Android 7 NOT rooted, original ...
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Performance troubles with Motorola Moto X Force (Android 7.0)

Since quite some time I am having some peculiar performance problems on my Motorola Moto X Force. Sometimes any interaction (like just opening Chrome for example) takes incredibly long until it ...
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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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“App Updates is running” warning happening very often

This week I upgraded to Android 7.0 and since then, everytime I turn on mobile data and enter/exit an app, this notification appears . App Updates is running Preparing to install apps... I ...
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new provisional message 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 ...
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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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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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Checking SELinux permissions in Android?

Is there a tool that will allow me to check what permissions an application has in a file or folder?
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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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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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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 to delete a corrupted file on SD Card

I have a NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 running Android 7.0 and SHIELD tablet software version 5.2(24.29.404.153). My relatively new SD Card has a file which has been corrupted although I'm not sure exactly ...
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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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Android phone Bluetooth connection with Android head unit keeps dropping

I recently bought a used car and it has a (relatively new) Android head unit (i.e., the main radio unit is an Android tablet). The head unit itself is pretty slow and reflective in daylight so I want ...
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Is it better to use Android System Webview when not using Chrome as default browser?

I've a phone and tablet running Android 7.0. In both cases I do not use Chrome as my default browser. I believe that the use of Chrome Webview was to reduce resource use by sharing code. Does it ...
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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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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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Can't pull APKs on Nougat Nexus 5X

Whenever I try and adb pull an installed APK from my device, it says adb: error: remote object {name} does not exist. I've tried and it works with files in /sdcard, and I definitely have access to the ...
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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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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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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 ...