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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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Doze behaviour on Nougat (7.0.)

Doze behaviour has been changed in Nougat. Doze is implemented in two stages When a device is on battery power, and the screen has been off for a certain time, the device enters Doze and applies ...
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How do I force Google Play Store to download new apps on a roaming mobile connection?

I am often on a roaming mobile connection, and I have found that Google Play Store does not allow you to install apps while roaming. Clicking the "Install" button puts the app in a "Downloading..." ...
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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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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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TWRP stuck at splash screen - Nexus 6P Android N

I am following this guide: [GUIDE] Unlock/Root/Flash for Nexus 6P The bootloader is already unlocked. Now I'm trying to flash the TWRP recovery. (Section 2). As the device runs Android N, I first ...
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How to set the Data Billing Cycle to one day in Nougat?

My ISP provides me with 1GB data per day. So the data billing cycle in Nougat would actually make more sense to me if I could somehow make it show the amount of data I've used in a day and then have ...
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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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Why is Android showing a different hosts file once my system is booted versus in recovery?

In the past, I've used a modified hosts file on my system that I place at /system/etc/hosts. The process is pretty straightforward Boot into recovery using a custom recovery. Mount /system read-write ...
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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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How do I set the default user?

My device (Moto G5 Plus/Android 7.0) has two users: Foo and Bar. Foo is the default one, created when I've setup my phone. How do I set Bar as the default one and change Foo to be the secondary one?
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'Do not disturb' during a SECONDARY Google Calendar [Android 7.0]

Under Settings → Do not disturb → Event as scheduled , I found the magnificent option to automatically turn on DND mode during events I'm in. Oddly I can only choose whole calendars, like ...
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Android 7.0 - SD Card formatted as internal storage

My Wileyfox handset recently upgraded to 7.0 and I'm getting nowhere with their support. My SD card is formatted as "internal storage". Despite over 30GB of free space on the card, I'm unable to add ...
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Excessive Battery drain on Note 8

I have been experiencing excessive battery drains in idle on my Note 8. About a month ago, I used to lose about 4-5% overnight (8 hours), but now I lose about 20-25%. I performed a fresh factory ...
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Restrict app network access on Android Oreo

Two days ago, I got android oreo 8.0 update for my xiaomi mi A1 phone which is a device based on Android One. But one of the features which I loved the most before Oreo was complete control of network ...
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Difference between “unmonitored apps” and mDeviceIdleWhitelist

I've got a Galaxy S8 and have come across an interesting situation. Now, either something strange is going on, or I've got no clue how it actually works! I've downloaded an FTP Server app on my phone ...
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How to ensure that my Google accounts sync frequently?

Since I upgraded my S7 to Nougat I notice that the syncing of my google accounts is particularly slow. If on a computer I create a calendar event, or I send myself an email, I often do not see that ...
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How to figure out which APP downloaded a file OR requested a download?

I found that a file (which was an apk for a new App) was downloaded several times without asking for a permission. My phone is Samsung Galaxy 7 with Android V 7.0. How can I find which App did the ...
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Cannot find device to restore google data and settings

I am trying to restore my google account on a new device but it cannot find any of my previous devices under "Restore your apps and data from one of these devices" I verified that my old devices have ...
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Android 7.1.1 takes 4gb of space on Nexus 5x

I have recently updated my Nexus 5x to Android 7.1.1 and noticed that now operating system takes 4gb of my internal storage. These 4gb are a bit critical to me as I have 16gb model. I have found one ...
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Nougat upgrade damaged my notifications?

I updated my Nexus 5X to Nougat and ever since regret the decision. Previously if I had a notification the illumination light would start working. If I just turned on the display, not unlock, the ...
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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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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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Android 7.0 drops wifi connection to router without internet connection

I use a TP-Link TL-WR702N mini router to provide a wireless connection to my Nikon D4 DSLR to operate the camera remotely via my phone or tablet. The camera acts as a server when doing so. This ...
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My phone display turns off automatically even though the feature is set to never

I own a Asus ZenFone 3 Max running a Nougat. From the past few days, my phone screen turns off automatically if left unattended for at least 10 seconds approximately. I have my "sleep" feature under "...
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APK version downgrade impossible on Rooted Nougat 7.0?

From the title it's weird that i've removed a system app and it's data folder from system and data locations by using this batch : abd root adb remount adb shell rm -r /system/app/apkfolder adb ...
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some files on SD card show up as 0 byte on Win10

I have a Samsung S7 (Android 7.0), with an encrypted SD card. I copied 3 mkv files via FTP on it. I can play all 3 on the phone without any problem. When I plugged the phone in my Win10 laptop, only ...
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No files are found on MTP

When I connect my phone to my computer, no files are found on the device. It says this folder is empty. This is a new unlocked phone running Nougat 7.1.1 and this is the first time I've connected it ...
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Automatic do not disturb on second calendar

I've got multiple calendars on my google account, like one for family stuff, one that I use for shared events with my girlfriend, one for uni etc. I tried to set up my devices running android 7.1 and ...
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Why doesn't my “Trusted Places” work anymore in my Samsung Galaxy s7?

Since I just got an update for my Samsung Galaxy s7, my trusted places quit working. In fact, I cannot even find the setting in my settings section.
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Downgrading Galaxy S6 from Nougat to Marshmallow

Having problems rolling back to Android 6. I put the phone into Download Mode (switching on with Home + Power + Volume down followed by Volume up) Connect to Odin 3 v3.12 (and get Added!!) Add in ...
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Nougat: force to enter PIN and disable fingerprint every hour or every 10th time

Is it possible to set Android 7 Nougat to ask for the PIN every hour or every 10th time, when using fingerprint to unlock a phone? The fingerprint unlocking is very convenient, but it seems not that ...
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Transfer adoptable SD card to another ROM

Is it possible to use an adoptable SD card on another ROM, by copying the encryption key located at /data/misc/vold/*.key? According to the Android documentation : .. Keys are associated with ...
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Wifi Hotspot/Tethering Unstable (Android 7, Xperia Z5 Compact)

I have a Sony Xperia Z5 Compact running Android 7. The Wifi hotspot/tethering functionality has never been perfectly stable, but in recent weeks/months (I think since Android 7) it has become awful. ...
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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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Android Nougat - Network Security Configuration for Charles Proxy

I recently update my device to Android Nougat and found that i'm not able to all content of the traffic on my charles proxy, and when I used marshmallow/Lollipop devices, I can still see what I want ...
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Nexus 6P wifi issues, wont connect, no internet

This hasn't been addressed in other 6P threads. Nexus 6P running Nougat can connect to my 5Ghz Wifi network in my home. I'll connect to my 5Ghz band of my wifi network, but the status on the phone ...
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Setting up ringtone on Nexus 5X with Android 7.1.1

I am just writing about what worked on my new Nexus 5X which has Android 7.1.1. As I have read many answers about how to set up a ringtone and none of them worked. I installed a file manager app and ...
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What am I supposed to do with Bug reports captured?

From time to time I get a notification on my phone which says: Bug report #1 captured Tap to share your bug report When I tap, it warns me about the possibility of sensitive information being in the ...
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How does copy from nearby device from Nexus 5x to Nexus 6p work?

I recently got my new Nexus 6p and used that procedure (copy from another nearby device) to copy data from my existing Nexus 5x to it: http://phoneradar.com/how-to-transfer-data-to-a-new-android-...
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Add second trusted voice to Google Pixel

Is it possible to add a second "trusted voice" to my Google Pixel so that a second person can say "OK Google" to unlock my phone? I would like to do this so that my phone can act like a substitute for ...
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Notifications don't show up until I wake the phone

I have identical problem on two Nexus 5x phones. In last few weeks I've noticed that I don't receive any notification(Gmail, calendar, sms...) when phone is in "sleep mode" but when I wake it up (with ...
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Is it possible to always map volume buttons to media volume?

I don't use alarm or ring volume. I use vibrations for those, their sound is always always muted, unless I unmuted them by accident. Sometimes I do want to control media volume when I'm not actually ...
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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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What's the easiest way to switch multi-window apps?

I got the 7.0 Nougat upgrade yesterday, and loving the new Multi-Window support. However, I can't find a way to easily switch the positions of the two apps. The quickest way I found to switch them ...
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Battery Popup at 25% english with system in spanish. Possible malware?

First of all, I know this question is duplicated, (this is the original question: Battery Popup at 25% ) but I can't comment or add any reply and I have some information that could be useful to ...
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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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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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Does “Data Saver” also apply to metered Wi-Fi?

The section Use Android Nougat’s "Data Saver" (Android 7.0+) under this site How to Restrict Background Data for Metered Wi-Fi Networks on Android mentions: Android 7.0 Nougat introduced a much ...
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How to set data limit to a metered wlan?

For Android 7, we can set a WLAN (wifi connection network) to a metered WLAN, which work similar like a cellular network. For cellular network, we are able to set data limit. So, the question is, ...
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How do I disable Google Play Store apps such that it will not enable itself without my permission

When I restart the Android 7 device phone, which is not rooted, the Google Play Store apps must not run again unless I implicitly enable it to run again. (Currently, the disable button for this app is ...