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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View running processes and CPU usage in Android 7 (Nougat)?

In previous versions of Android, when my phone battery was going down quickly I could open an app like OS Monitor, see what process is using a lot CPU (often it was Evernote or Maps.me), and then kill ...
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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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Lock screen notifications rearrange themselves for seemingly no reason

Ok, I'm going to try and describe this and I hope it makes sense. When I turn on my screen (while my phone is locked), I see all my notifications. For example, I will have some gmail notifications, ...
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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 to change wifi device name on Android 7?

How can I change the device name of an unrooted Android 7.0-based Gigaset GS170 smartphone so it appears with a meaningful/readable name e.g. in a router's list of connected wifi devices? Various ...
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How to set home launcher in Android 7.0 Nougat and 8.0 Oreo

I could not find the way to set/change the default launcher in Android N (Nexus 6P). I think it is not there. Any help?
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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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How to show date in status bar in Android 7?

Back in Android 4/5, date was shown in the status bar along with time. However, I recently upgraded to Nougat/7 and now date is gone from the status bar and there doesn't seem to be any setting to re-...
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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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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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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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Setting's “Search” function doesn't work properly on Android N Preview 3

In settings of Android phone, there is a search button in the Action Bar and it cannot give me what I want to search. I find it works sometimes but 90% it doesn't. The 2nd image shows the very ...
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Apps not appearing in Device Administrators

I'm running Nougat 7.1 on device and I've came across a strange issue. Newly installed applications are not listed in the device administrators page in security. The list just doesn't show newly ...
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How to install Google Play services on an Android 7.0 emulator?

I have the stable version of Android N Preview SDK released last month. The emulators are working perfectly but there is no Gapps available for Android N and there is no way I have found to install ...
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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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How many type of video format supported in native android device?

Basically i refer the android developer site and also search on google but did not find any proper solution.
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How do I enable Direct Boot feature on Nexus 6 running Android N Preview 1?

According to these instructions there should be a "Convert to file encryption" option in Developer settings, but it's not there on my Nexus 6 running stock N Preview 1. When I try to search for it in ...
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Wi-Fi hotspot timeout setting gone in Nougat 7.0 , 7.1, but timeout has not

Just got a new Android 7.0 Nougat phone , and only major gripe so far is disappearance of the Wi-Fi-hotspot timeout setting . This is probably the same issue as : https://android.stackexchange.com/...
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Blocking advertising in Nougat 7.0

After upgrading Marshmallow to Nougat I found that hosts-file based ad blockers do not work. I have tried AdAway, setting it to use a symbolic link to the hosts file, and verifying via file explorer ...
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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 start application automatically when bluetooth device is connected?

Whenever I enter my car, bluetooth is connected. What I would like is my speedcam alert application to be started once BT is connected and ideally terminate application when disconnected. I am using ...
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Android - Check whether an app was sideloaded or installed via play store

I recently installed a third party application and never looked at its name or icon it came up with in the screen. But, after installation, I saw a notification from an app, that says Google Play ...
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Intrusive Google Play Store advertisements appear as soon as I start charging my phone

I get these types of full screen ads as soon as I charge my phone: I don't even have to unlock the screen, the ad sound starts playing as soon as I plug in my phone. In order to get rid of it, I ...
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Can't connect to WiFi using Nougat

I updated to Nougat on my Nexus 5X. Can't seem to connect to some WiFi networks, as the connect button stays greyed out after entering credentials. What could be wrong?
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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 can I automatically connect to my company's wifi?

My Samsung Galaxy S6 with Android 7.0 automatically connects to my home wifi when in range. However, in my company, it only shows me a notification that I can click on to connect to the company's wifi ...
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How to show my number when calling out?

I have my SIM card set to block the number I'm calling from when calling out. I need this due to work. What is annoying is that some contacts I need to get a hold of will usually not pick up "Unknown ...
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Android 7 predictive text multiple languages

Last night, my phone (Samsung Galaxy S6) updated from Android 6.something to Android 7.0. Since I use my phone for typing both Dutch and English very often, occasionally even within the same ...
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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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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 to change default keyboard on Android N?

Somehow my default keyboard got changed. I used to be able to go to Settings -> Language and Input and then there was something that would let me change the keyboard. Now under "Keyboard and input ...
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What caused the toast with “Call failed, try another method”?

I am having an issue with my Motorola G4 Plus smartphone which runs on Android 7.0 version. I am using JIO SIM card for calls and internet. Two days ago, my phone showed me a toast message stating: ...
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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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How to stop Android from switching between Wifi APs automatically?

I have several WiFi APs for different purposes. One is for printing, one is for smart devices with access to the internet, another for devices with no access to the internet for security concerns, and ...
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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 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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How do I change my default alarm clock app?

So trying to get it so I can say "ok Google, set alarm x". But it defaults to the basic alarm on my phone which is not a good alarm clock. Looking through settings, apps, there seems to be a way to ...
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How to get IMEI Number From adb Command

I am working on adb with my Samsung Galaxy Device. I want to get the IMEI number of the device using adb but I have been unable to do that. I tried the Following: adb shell dumpsys iphonesubinfo ...
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I cannot remove Administrator Rights from any app

I gave admin rights to two apps I have on my Motorola Moto G5 Plus (Android 7.0): Find My Device; Greenify Automator. The first one I mean to keep it as admin, but I would like to remove Greenify. ...
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How to use Wi-Fi and hotspot at the same time on Android?

Is it possible to create a Wi-Fi hotspot from an Android device using its Wi-Fi connection rather than Cellular data? Without the help of any third-party application (Like Netshare), by changing some ...
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YouTube Download not available

I was on vacation in Asia a couple of weeks ago with my old cell phone. I discovered the YouTube offline feature and loved it! Now, back home, i tried to use it with my newer cell and discovered that ...
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OnePlus 3: Disable hotspot turning off automatically

After updating OnePlus 3 to OxygenOS 4.0.1 the option to keep hotspot on even no devices are connected seems to be missing. I need to keep hotspot on all the time and only manually to shut it down. ...
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Unable to update Google App on Nexus 6P running Android N Developer Preview

A few weeks ago I installed Google App version 5.14.15.NYC.21.arm64 on my Nexus 6P running Android N Developer Preview 3. Now this app is not getting any updates from the Play Store and not letting me ...
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Android Beta Program: verification failed

I'm trying to install the Android N preview on my Nexus 9 (volantis). I enrolled for the beta program, and immediately got a notification on the device. After the 1GB download, however, the Android ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 in bootloop (standard recovery not working!)

Hi enthusiastic community! I would need your help and advice! The device: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T819) bought with Android 6 second hand --> last week updated to Android 7 NOT rooted, original ...
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Whats the best way to uninstall an app on 7.0 Nought?

When uninstalling apps on 7.0 nougat, is it best to use the App Mgr. or uninstall it directly from the screen dragging it to the uninstall area?
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Samsung S7 - Facebook Messenger Drains A Lot of Data

I have the fb messenger app on my phone which I use regularly, but in all the months I've used my phone, I've never surpassed 50 MB per month of data usage for that app. About 2 weeks ago, I got the ...