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 do you get AdAway to update the hosts file on 7.1 Beta?

I'm trying to get Adaway to work on 7.1 beta on my Nexus 6P. Unfortunately, the flashable zip did not work to move the hosts out of system. Neither did the flashable hosts file. I tried some of the ...
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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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MOTO G4 is not connecting with windows 10

I am using moto g4 plus, Im trying to connect my moto with ma laptop through. My phone got latest android 7.0 update but now also same issue is there. Please suggest some way. USB but its not getting ...
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What is Direct Boot or File Encryption in Android N

The title says it all What is it and how does it help users? While this is a self answered question, additional inputs especially from hands on experience are welcome
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How can I debug degrading performance for my Shamu device?

I've had my Nexus 6 since it first came out and will be replacing it with the new Pixel anyway but I want to get to the bottom of this. In the last 6+ months the phone got increasingly slow and ...
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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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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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Properly update a rooted Nexus 5X with stock Android 7.0 to October Security update

When I bought my Nexus 5X, it had Android Marshmallow on it. I immediately rooted it and flashed TWRP using the Nexus Root Toolkit (NRT) and it went well. Along came the Android 7.0 OTA and I only ...
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Disable USB permission in Android 7.0

I have an app that connects to an external piece of hardware via USB and communicates using ptp. In Android 6 this app would automatically start when connected to the hardware. The very first time ...
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How to update Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 from Lollipop to Nougat Android 7.0 version? [duplicate]

How to update the Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 from Android 5.0 Lollipop to Android 7.0 Nougat (without Root)? Currently not getting or not showing any updates either with Software Update or from Samsung Smart ...
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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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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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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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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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AOSP nexus 10 android 7 nougat options? [duplicate]

I'm currently running an early AOSP build of android 6 on nexus 10. What are the aosp options for android 7? I'm not talking about a custom ROM like cyanogenmod. I mean one as close to AOSP as ...
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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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Did the meaning of „Protection Level: signature“ change with Android 6?

The Developer documentation writes on the protection level "signature": A permission that the system grants only if the requesting application is signed with the same certificate as the application ...
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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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No Android 7 upgrade for Nexus 6P?

My tablet (Nexus 9) downloaded and installed the android nougat over the air about a month back. But not my phone (Nexus 6p). It just upgraded to another version of Android 6 yesterday. Is it expected ...
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Is Nougat 'Emergency Info' synched?

I was reading on some new Nougat features just now, and it mentioned a new feature, that lets you make emergency information (blood type, allergies, emergency contacts, etc) available on the lock ...
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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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Nougat downloaded but now not in notifications

I got an over the air nougat update on my Nexus 5x phone. I downloaded it but hadn't installed it yet. Now I don't see the notification on the phone. How can I get it back so I can click to install it?...
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How to stop Google from recording my applications usage on Android?

When I went to see Google's My Activity, I noticed it actually recorded several elements from my usage of applications on my phone (Nexus 5X, with Android 7). For instance, it showed me that it knew 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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Nexus 9 upgrade to Nougat fails - how can I diagnose the problem?

I'm trying to OTA upgrade a Nexus 9 tablet running 5.0.1 to Nougat. I download the update, verify, and tell it to install. After a little bit, I get the "dead robot" screen that says "Error". I did ...
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Nougat on Nexus 4 [duplicate]

How to get android 7.0 on nexus 4 Can anyone tell me how can i get android 7.0 on my nexus 4 which is officially not included for android 7.0
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How do I enforce charging only on USB and disallow data?

The US Federal Trade Commission now suggests consumers driving rental cars not plug in their mobile phones using USB, due to security concerns. I understand for the security of my phone and data the ...
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Extract photo from contact

This is a friend of mine, Taranaki: (perfect picture timing) I want to extract this photo to a PNG on my device. How do I do that?
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Not yet getting Android Nougat update

I have a Nexus 5X phone running Android 6.0.1 and I am not yet getting Nougat update. Is this normal ? A lot of people I know already installed it.
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is nexus 6 still a good purchase? is nexus 6 at its end of life? [closed]

I wonder how much time will nexus 6 get updates. is it a good purchase? will there be an update for android 7? is it an end-of-life product? thank you lowley
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Flash Android Nougat On Rooted S7

I am wanting to flash nouget onto my device, and at the time this has no documentation about doing so. What should I do to make sure I don't screw my phone and root status up? (I am not near an expert,...
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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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What is the difference between File based encryption and Full disk encryption. Can someone explain in brief

Can someone explain what is difference between File based encryption and Full disk encryption. I had gone through Android Developer Page but it is not clear. Can someone explain with examples.
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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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Multiple notifications arrive all at once, from multiple apps

I'm using an LG Nexus 5X (android 7.0, also did the same on Marshmallow), and over the last few weeks I've noticed that sometimes a load of notifications will come in at once(within seconds), say 3, 5,...
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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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How to know my nexus device is file encrypted?

From android n new feature called file encryption is supported. How to identify if my device is file encrypted. If i create any new file inside /data parition using touch . Will i will see that file ...
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Android OS Updates On Nexus

I was considering buying Nexus 6P however there would be new Nexus by next September so i was wondering if any one would clarify this rumor. A friend said that he heard from a Nexus user that a Nexus ...
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Hangout crashing

I run the Android N Developer Preview 4 on my Sony Xperia Z3. Works fantastic only Hangout crashes when I wrote anything. Then when I can wrote it must wait ~15 seconds then the message is showing ...
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Can I run Android Nougat? [duplicate]

So I just ordered a new phone (Honor 5x) I need to know can I install an early version of Nougat & when its released will it operate on my phone? Thanks!
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Nexus 6 with developer preview no mobile data

The mobile data 4G/LTE is not working on my nexus 6 and I think it is because of the beta preview of android nougat latest version announced today. When I was with marshmallow it was working fine but ...
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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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Not able to flash android N preview system.img in Nexus 6P

Not able to flash android N preview system.img in Nexus 6P Android N preview (Nexus 6P "angler") Build : angler-npd56n-factory-1ce5ccad.tgz fastboot flash bootloader bootloader-angler-angler--03....
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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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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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(Red triangle)Device is corrupt after flashing Android N Dev Preview on rooted Nexus 6P

Just got my brand new Nexus 6P about a week ago (Yeah, stupid me). I immediately began to root my device using this thread on XDA: http://forum.xda-developers.com/nexus-6p/general/guides-how-to-guides-...
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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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Is it possible to implement Android N (Preview Version) on new Lenovo Moto G4 Plus?

Is anyone tried to experiment to install Android N update in Moto G4 Plus ? or if it does installed successfully, then please guide us towards the procedures for that.
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Downgrade Android N beta to M

I opted into the N beta and installed it via OTA. Now I want to downgrade back to M and opted out of the beta. The page says that the downgrade should automatically come via OTA, but my device (Nexus ...
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Android N Beta update failed, how can I try again?

I enrolled in the beta program. OTA update appeared, downloaded, unpacked and restarted. Then it loaded up a great little "ERROR" screen with a sick looking Android :/ After restart, it booted back ...

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