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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When will my device get the Android 7.0 update (Nougat)?

Android Nougat was officially released on August 22, 2016. It adds features such as multi-window support. You can review the high-level changes at the Android developer website. Of course, not all ...
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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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Adaptive internal storage : analysis

What are the possible difficulties occur if I use external SD card using Format as internal storage ? I have checked this link: How does the "Format as internal storage" feature work in ...
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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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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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How does Nougat encryption work technically?

I found the explanation for Android M, how does it work now in Android N? Bonus question: is it right to say that the encryption in N is weaker than the one in M? Because the OS can now be started up ...
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What is Direct Boot or File Encryption in Android N

The title says it all What is it and how does it help users? While this is a self answered question, additional inputs especially from hands on experience are welcome
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Volume Button To Scroll Up Android

So there is probably one feature I miss sincerely and that is being able to hit the title bar on the iPhone to essentially trigger the "Home key." Is there a way to assign this to one of the volume ...
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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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How to fix the problem of offline packages not downloading in Google Translate?

I'm having a problem with Google Translate and downloading offline packages for any language. I tap the download button next to the language, it says "Starting download" and the indicator is spinning, ...
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How to encrypt full device on Android Nougat?

I have an LG V20 but I can't find the setting for full device encryption. There is a setting to encrypt the SD card. However, I'd like to also encrypt any memory on the phone itself. Is this possible ...
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How to connect to PEAP MSCHAPv2 Wi-Fi using system certificates in Android 7.1 Nougat?

Android 7.1 has introduced some changes to Wi-Fi connection interface. In 6.0, when selecting PEAP MSCHAPv2 in Wi-Fi connection interface, there were no CA certificates available (unless some had been ...
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Setting/finding Android 7 encryption password

With some hassle I updated the 2016 firmware on my Lenovo P2 to Android 7 (I think my carrier decided that their own app was more important than security updates). Now that I wanted to put the TWRP ...
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what is “com.google.android.ext.services”

What is com.google.android.ext.services? I accidently found this app in the running list and when I open it contains a settings and then it have opening links option inside it that contains the apps ...
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Unlock by fingerprint only

When I initially set up my phone, I had to both choose a pattern and scan my fingerprint, for providing maximal security. Now, when I want to unlock my phone, I can choose, whether I want to do that ...
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Where can I find the Xposed Framework and installer for Nougat?

I am currently on CyanogenMod 14.1. I have been trying to find the Xposed SDK 25 for Android 7.1 but couldn't locate it. So I wanted to know: If it is even out yet? If yes then where can I find it? ...
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How to install core GMS packages to use google play store

I am having an issue with my brand new phone Huawei mate 9 emui 5.0 from China somehow when i want to install whatsapp on it i get the following message install core GMS packages to use google ...
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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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Does a new software update take up more space, or replace the space of the old version?

Just today my Galaxy s6 received the Android 7.0 update. I haven't installed it yet, though, because I'm concerned about space. Unfortunately the Galaxy s6 doesn't have external storage so I have to ...
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You device does not support VoIP call recording

I own a stock OnePlus 3 device which is on android 7.1.1. I've not changed anything in the device! Everything is stock. I recently install an app called CUBE Acr to record viber and messenger calls. ...
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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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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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Multi-window: prevent the out-of-focus app from pausing?

Android 7.0 introduced the native multi-window API which allows apps to be viewed in split-screen mode globally. However, in actual usage, one downside prevents it from being as useful as some users ...
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Unable to change mobile data cycle date on huawei p9 lite with android 7.0

My old phone had an option to change the mobile data cycle date. As you can see in the image below the option is gone. Does anyone know where I can find it in this "new and improved" version of ...
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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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Does Family Link work on tablets that are sold with Andriod 6.0 then get software upgrades to 7.0?

Google Family Link requires Android 7.0 Nougat on most devices. Does it work on tablets that are sold with Android 6.0 Marshmallow then get software upgrades to 7.0? And if so, what is the sequence ...
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Understanding Excessive Battery Drain on Note 8 (Nougat 7.1.1)

I'm suffering from excessive battery drains on Note 8, Nougat 7.1.1. The battery drain is excessive when on idle mode/when the phone is asleep. I have installed BetterBatteryStats (gave it all ...
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TWRP saying no OS is installed

Device information: Motorola Moto G5 16GB (Cedric) Stock firmware, android 7.0 Custom recovery TWRP 3.2.1-0 (previously 3.1.0-0) Bootloader unlocked (obviously) Rooted, Magisk v15.0 I was just going ...
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Default volume key control LineageOS

So I prefer how my iPhone works in that the volume keys adjust the media volume. Samsung has an option for this called "Default volume key control." Is there a way to do this on a rooted device? ...
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App that would open a url based on the current date in a browser

I am looking for an app or a way how to automate opening a URL based on current date on the Android 7.0 phone: On 2017-07-01 it would open the following url in a browser: http://myserver.com/...
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How to root Samsung J5 2017 (Android 7.0) on Ubuntu Linux?

Phone Name: Samsung J5 2017 Model number: SM-J530F Build number: NRD90M.J530FXXU1AQI3 I am using Ubuntu 17.10. My question is, how could I root this phone using my PC? I have intermediate Linux ...
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Sync volume control?

I'm running 7 on my Galaxy s6. Is there an app or setting I could change to where all the volumes are the same when I change them? (Ex when the media is half way, all of them are half way)
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Which apps are placing icons on statusbar?

I have LineageOS with Android 7.1.2. I reinstalled at once everything I used to have. Now I have 3 icons on statusbar reporting battery charge. I'm unable to figure out who is placing them. Is there ...
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Set a custom alarm / browser entire storage on Motorola Moto G5 / Android 7.0

I've been using Moto E3 and G4 before and had absolutely no problems in using custom / own alarm tones on these devices / Android versions (on both Android 6, 7.0 and 7.1 in case of G4). Now, I have ...
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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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Cannot add gmail to unmonitored apps (battery usage) to get notifications in battery saving mode

I want to have instant Gmail notifications even in battery saving mode (which typically blocks apps from background CPU/network usage). I found these amazing instructions for Android 6, however when I ...
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“Notification ranker” - what does it do, and what happens if I disable it?

After staying for so long on Marshmallow, today I finally made the decision to upgrade one of my secondary devices with Nougat (LineageOS 14.1 to be precise). Everything went smooth and most things ...
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Where can I find the Xposed Framework for Nougat and Oreo?

I have a OnePlus 5 running stock Android 7.1.1. I'm planning to upgrade to 8.0 when it's available. However I'm a huge Xposed fan and I use a lot of modules, so the availability of Xposed Framework ...
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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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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 ...