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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I need help with this workaround from and Android bug without a reset [closed]

My LGEV521 [LG G Pad X 8.0+] has bugged out due to an old android bug and I don't want to reset it. I have saved game data, automate flows, stardew valley data, tuns of other apps and appdata, etc. ...
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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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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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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 (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 ...
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Recovery approach for lost partition and encrypted F2FS

The Problem and Mystery My ZTE Axon 7 [Android 7] inexplicably wiped its emulated storage area /storage/emulated/0 while retaining all installed applications, albeit with settings wiped clean. There ...
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How do you fix “adb locksettings not found”?

I have a J3 Eclipse running Android 7.0 plugged into my computer and try to view the locksettings by typing adb shell locksettings. This returns /system/bin/sh: locksettings: not found. How can I fix ...
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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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How do you run a custom boot animation on an LG Stylo 2 MS550?

I have an LG Stylo 2 MS550 running the stock android 7 for Metro PCS. My bootloader is unlocked, I'm rooted, and the recovery partition is flashed with TWRP. I originally flashed a custom ROM that ...
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How to fully encrypt an LG Stylo 2 MS550 phone?

I have an LG Stylo 2 MS550 running the stock Metro PCS Android 7. The bootloader is unlocked, and my phone is rooted. Also, I have TWRP flashed onto the recovery partition. I'd like to fully ...
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Text recogniser could not be set up on your device error

I have a smartphone with stock ROM Android 7.0 (Nougat). I use OCR apps very often for scanning text documents. Previously, OCR used to work well, but recently I noticed that whatever OCR app I use, ...
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Can't enable NFC after uninstalling Card Emulator app

A few weeks ago, I installed the Card emulator app, to read a nfc tag of mine. After playing a bit with the app, I uninstalled it. Right after that, I went into nfc settings to check everything was ok ...
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Chrome unable to read files from SD card

I have some HTML files in the SD card in my phone, which I want to open in Chrome. But, when I am entering the URL of those files in the Chrome's address bar with the file:/// prefix, Chrome says ...
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Button/ toggle access

What is the symbol of a phone with an ! In the middle. It shows up in enabling all permissions in appp settings. I have a note 5 on nouget 7.0. is it a secret access switch and if so how do I access ...
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Is there any way to increase the limit of apps on Recents Screen in Android Nougat?

I find it very annoying that Android Nougat limits the number of recent applications available on Recents Screen. On my device this limit is just 5 applications which is too small. There are lock ...
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Disabled account causing overheat and huge power usage

Probably not a question for here but I've already asked in support forums, without answer. It's an emergency! My phone worked perfectly until now. There are 2 google accounts on it, one private used ...
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Download slow-mo from phone and keep the effect?

I have an Android 7.0 phone (Honor 5C, NEM-L51). The default camera has a "Slow-mo" option that you reach by swiping right from the camera app. Videos work fine, they record on to the phone and there'...
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Multi-media library, sone problems

Can someone kindly tell me 1) how many bytes occupies the Android multimedia library, precisely the memory size of the app, and the data memory size (currently my device signals 0 B for the app!), ...
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Recover media from Android backup files

first time I ask a question here so I'll try to explain myself at my best. English is not my native language, so please bear with me. In 2017 I had an Asus Zenfone 2 that got bricked plus it doesn't ...
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How to grant access to internet for termux apps (installed via pkg) in AFWall+?

So if I just allow in AFWall+ termux app, it will only allow pkg utility... How do I allow internet access for other utilities such as curl, git, pip, etc.?
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Do not auto-connect to Wifi connection in Android 7.0

I have a Moto G4 phone running Android 7.0. There are multiple Wifi connections in my workplace, and I want to default to the private Wifi network, while having the building's Wifi as a backup. In ...
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Error when attempting to create a partition in MicroSD card for internal storage

After an internal storage SD card being bumped out of the physical socket, many internal files were lost/corrupted. I fixed them and reformatted the SD card out of system memory, however now when ...
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How to set mms subject with the official Google messaging app?

On many apps, you have this : Which allows to set the subject of the message which is a feature of the ᴍᴍꜱ protocol. But how to do the same with the official Google app ?
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Why is the GPS Chip Not detected on ARCHOS Alba 4?

I am using Android Nougat, but there are no options for GPS in the locations menus (just battery saving >> wifi, bluetooth and cellular network only) Other GPS apps do not even detect the chip in the ...
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Access Android log files for specific periods on android 7

Is it possible to access old log files,lets say 3 months old, to see the usage on the android device, by usage i mean, any app installed or unistalled, time spent online, via wifi or cellular, time ...
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How to prevent most syncing with Google in Android 7.0 Nougat on Samsung devices?

In Android 7.0 Nougat on Samsung devices, you can go to Settings -> Clouds and accounts -> Accounts -> Google to see a list of all the Google sync options. Currently, Sync Calendar says "Tap to sync ...
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How to get SD-card write access on Honor 6x with Android 7.0?

My phone is a Huawei Honor 6x, using Android 7.0 (Nougat). EMUI version 5.04. I want my music apps to have write access to my music folders on my external micro SD-card. I understand that this might ...
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How to host wordpress on localhost in Android 7( Nougat)

I can install Wordpress easily on android 4.4(kitkat) by this steps Unzip Wordpress make database Wordpress installed! but by doing the same process on Android 7(Nougat) i could not install ...
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LG K20 on metropcs

The hotspot is working 5 to 8 times faster, but the phone no longer has any data on the phone. There is no network on the phone whatsoever no email, no browser, no play store. Not even pics through ...
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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" ...