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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How can I block usb tethering on a rooted android device?

I have an android 7.0 phone that is my "experiment phone". I'm looking for a way to disable the usb tethering feature similar to how hotspot can be disabled here: How do I disable the Mobile Hotspot ...
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Start bash script on boot not rooted Android 7.0 and Android 9.0 device

I currently do it manually each time after my phone is restarted. I connect using adb and running this adb shell sh /sdcard/AFolder/ascript.sh "a-dummy-argument" & Then I just disconnect the ...
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Malware automatically installing unless I disable the play store

So I have been working on my brother's Elite 6.0l+ Sky device. This poor thing has been struck by the xhelper virus which auto installs firedoor, firemyn and an app that likes to hide itself by ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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