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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Chrome, YouTube, Whatsapp keeps crashing

My phone is 5 years old, Moto G4 play. Updated to Android 7. Not many apps, still app keeps crashing and I have no idea how to solve, also memory usage of each app is bloated. In app settings page I ...
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Minimizing power use when setting up a hotspot?

If I set a hotspot, and forget to disable it when leaving my house, it drains battery too fast. Possibly solvable by setting some sort of an IF app. IF outside of HOME, turn off the hotspot. Is that ...
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Data partition corrupted TRT-LX2

Please read this question first!!! I've disabled dm-verify and then it says the data partition is corrupted! I did a low-level factory reset, but it is still showing that annoying message when I try ...
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Bootloop after rebooting the system (Android 7)

I have a TRT-LX2 phone, I recently performed a system update and after that my phone booted perfectly. But when I tried restart it again into recovery (I've installed TWRP before updating) it did not ...
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Remove files left in main storage from failed "Clear Data"

I used the SnoreLab app for a while and was using the full night audio recording feature. I started to run out of space on my phone and found that I had accrued 20G of nightly recordings while ...
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Pass extra data into `am start` command

Nougat Android (7.1.2) What I use actually (it works), the app starts with the last know location: am start com.location.provider What I'm looking for like: am start com.location.provider -e ...
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Custom device with ETH and WLAN running Android 7

I'm new to Android. I have a custom board with a Ethernet and Wireless connection (eth0 and wlan0). Wireless is connected to the internet and ethernet is acting as a DHCP server handing out ...
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Looking for Android 7 stock ROM Moto G5S plus XT1804

I want to flash the official stock ROM that came with my Moto G5S plus phone XT1804 i.e. India build. I searched but so far could only find the Android 8 ROM. Why am I looking for this? I updated my ...
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Chrome Suicides after Update

Since the last two versions of Chrome available in the Google Play Store, one from March 12 and the other from April 13, the update process sort-of removes Chrome from the phone: Chrome icon is ...
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My phone screen keeps randomly going black

(If there is another post which can answer my question please feel free to direct me to it.) Recently my phone has started to go to a black screen for a few seconds before going back to normal. The ...
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Playing two videos/audios simultaneously in twin view

In short: is there any way to watch (and hear) simultaneously two stream sources? Here some details. I'm using a Samsung Galazy tab S2 with Android 7. I have noticed that if I open in twin view ...
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Stop user from changing Chrome settings on Android

I'm trying to find a way to stop users from being able to change Chrome's settings on an Android device. The main focus in not letting people turn on saving passwords, as multiple people share the ...
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Recording calls reliably using pre-installed hidden functionality

While poking around the activities available for the pre-installed apps on an older non-rooted Samsung Galaxy Android 7.0 phone, I noticed one for recording phone calls. It was located in package com....
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How to fix completely non-functioning Gionee S10C Android phone?

My phone is Gionee S10C and I have Android 7.1.1 installed on it. I was going to upgrade the Android version to 10, but Gionee no longer provides OS updates(Not sure whether the company even exists ...
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Why does Afwall require that I apply or enable and disable everytime I switch between connections?

If I change wifi connection or cellular data, I see the exclamation mark at the wifi signal and the pop up which says there is no internet, would you still like to have wifi connection enabled. It's ...
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LG android not showing files [duplicate]

I have an LG running Android 7.0 that I used to be able to get to /Android/data/net.osmand.plus/files/tracks in internal storage. I would have to restart to see the new tracks though. Now I have moved ...
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How do I test the headset microphone on android, whilst ignoring the phone's internal microphone?

I can't find any apps that do this on Google Play and testing the microphone in Discord isn't any help either.
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Why does my phone battery die at 0% then it has more battery when I turn it on again?

So after dying at 0% when I turn it on again, it can have more battery like 26%. Why does this happen? Does this mean my phone has a virus?
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Lg Stylus 2 ''using Sd card as internal storage problem"

I have Lg stylus 2 with the Nougat 7.0 version. I have used SD card as internal storage but I can't remember how I have done that probably I did Storage-SD card-Format as internal storage, but ...
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Let's Encrypt: Is there a workaround for the 2021 SSL "cutoff" for pre-7.1.1 Android devices?

In January 2021 all devices with Android prior to 7.1.1 will not be able to connect to HTTPS servers using Let's Encrypt certificate (Let's Encrypt blog post explaining the details) Is there any ...
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Software solution to mirror touch-pad zone?

I have Vertex Tab 4G 10-1 tablet that was repaired and got its touchpad fixed. The issue is that it was some weird, last-in-stock touchpad module and now I have it mirrored in regards to the screen ...
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Unlocking the bootloader Huawei P8 Lite 2017 (PRA-LX1(C02)

I'd like to have my bootloader unlocked for my Huawei P8 Lite 2017 (PRA-LX1(C02)), but I don't wanna spend money on DC-Unlocker. My phone runs Android 8.0 EMUI 8.0 but I can downgrade it to Android 7....
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Gmail services cannot communicate with google servers

Hi guys Im having a strange issue and although there is a temporary solution to my issue i would love to see if theres a permanent solution. Here is my issue: I have an s7 edge running nougat (android ...
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What to do if my legacy device gets slower when Xposed Framework is enabled?

I'm using Xposed Framework 89 ver. on my Android 7.1.2 AOSP custom ROM: AOSiP which makes it slower but once I disable it my phone gets faster than the state of enabling. What can I do? Is there a ...
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How can I make my rooted Android 7 phone as secure as possible for financial transactions?

The latest security update patches for my phone was in 2017. My phone is rooted. What steps can I take to make it as secure as possible to be able to safely use financial apps where I'd be transacting ...
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change time format from mm/dd/yyyy to dd/mm/yyyy

how to change my system date format from mm/dd/yyyy to dd/mm/yyyy? it was dd/mm/yyyy when i bought my device
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Honor 5C Pro phone boot looping continuously. Can I atleast recover the data stored on the ROM?

I bought a Huawei Honor 5C Pro phone 2 years back and so far it had been working well. Two nights back, the phone shut down because of empty battery and I slept without putting it on charge. The next ...
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Not able to stream locally stored videos in android VLC

I wish to stream media files stored in my PC on my Android device. I tried starting a DLNA server on windows 7 laptop with help of both in-built feature and a software called SimpleDLNA server, both ...
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Whatsapp backup for new and old chats

I recently accidentally deleted a chat in Whatsapp for Android 7.0 "Nougat". I know if you uninstall and reinstall the app, you can download the backup containing these old messages. Now my ...
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how to turn on phone when power button is broken?

its a xiomi mi redmi 5a prime. i can get it to fast boot but since usb debugging is int enabled i cant get it to go to recovery. mi manager doesn't detect the phone in fast boot as well. Is there any ...
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Bootloop and random restart issues in android (Gionee A1 plus)

My Gionee A1 plus started acting strange a month ago. It would often restart whenever I received any SMS notification and then boot up just fine. I tried using an earphone and keeping the phone in ...
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android phone enters bootloop after removing packageinstaller

I am trying to block my phone from installing packages from unknown sources. I rooted my device and removed com.android.packageinstaller. A reboot after this step forces my phone into a bootloop. ...
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Upgrade from Android 7.0 to 9.0 in Asus Zenpad 10 [closed]

I have an Asus ZenPad 10 P028 and it has Android 7.0. I was wondering is a good idea to upgrade to Android 9.0 and also is it feasible? I've seen there are tutorials to move to LineageOS but it will ...
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how to stop a system update upon restart

Quick question, I have an old Essential PH-1 that runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat). I accidentally okay'ed it to update to Oreo and it says to allow the updates to take effect to the newer Oreo OS I ...
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How to enable missing system UI notification icons?

Is there a way to fix missing notifications icons on MIUI, on MIUI 9 there is no toggle symbol for VPN activated like WiFi or Bluetooth. I need a convenient way to confirm whether the VPN is running ...
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Flashing Custom Rom

How do I choose the correct firmware for my phone? I have a Samsung a310f that is frp locked on the back IT'S written yately "gugg", UK which could mean that it was made in the UK or for the UK now ...
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Gallery app crashes at startup

Currently, I am facing a very weird problem with the default gallery app in my Android 7.0 OS. My device's model is Micromax Bharat 3 Q437. The crash is occurring randomly-- before a day it was ...
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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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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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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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