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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Permission denied on android directories?

Forgive my newness... I've installed Android Studio/Android SDK in Windows 7, enabled debugging on my Droid Turbo 2 with Android 7.0, system version 25.216.2.kinzie_verizon.verizon.en.US, and ...
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Battery charge drops very quickly while internet connection is on

There are many questions like this, but mine is slightly different from those. I am facing these weird problems with my phone, which are beyond my calculations: My phone's battery charge drops very ...
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Android status bar symbols

Why has Android not made available the meaning of all the relevant status bar symbols? Why can I not find this complete list? I try to find out and post it, now Android is stopping me from doing ...
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WIFI handover between AP with same SSID on different channels

Using devices (Zebra Mobile TC25) running Android 7, I am having problems with the WIFI handover not happening. The situation is that I have several access points set up with the same SSID but ...
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Pattern unlock required when starting phone

AFAIK on Android 7 Nougat, when you set pattern unlock, the user is not required to enter the pattern to power up the phone. However, on Android 8.1 Oreo (I'm running a Wiko VIEW MAX Android 8.1 phone)...
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Inserting incompatible SD card?

I have an Android phone which supports 32GB SD card. So, if I insert a 64GB SD card, I know that the device will not recognize it. But, if I create two partitions in the 64GB SD card (32GB each), will ...
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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 delete a date and time tab in setting to prevent user from changing it?

(Please understand me about my broken English.) I am a student in South Korea. I am making a quite restricted Lenovo tablet, to make it a perfect education device. The goal is to "help" students to ...
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Local offset of clock

I'm using the App ClockSync on a Android 7.0 device (Huawei P9 Plus) and on a Android 5.1 device (Huawei MediaPad M2) and I face two problems. I'm synchronizing the time with ClockSync on my Huawei ...
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smbv2 samba sharing between Windows 7 and Android stopped working for MyUser, but it works for admin

I used 2 apps that can connect from Android (Nougat) to PC (Windows 7). Hitherto that worked perfect. Now I get user authentication problem when I try to connect from Android to PC with "username" ...
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Gboard suddenly changes keyboard layout

I'm using Gboard on my Android 7.0 phone in Skype. I'm using the English (UK) keyboard with QWERTZ and QWERTY layout. My problem is that when I set QWERTY the keyboard layout suddenly changes to ...
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Not getting the lock icon in the recent apps list

I came to know that there is a lock icon on every app in the recent apps list in the overview in android that allows us to pin some apps to the list. I am using Android 7.0 , but I am not getting any ...
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Creating copy of phone (apps, settings etc.) [duplicate]

I have two rooted Huawei P9 Plus phones running Android 7. Now I would like to copy the apps, the settings of the apps, the system settings etc. from one phone to the other phone so that both phones ...
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Skype message to open local video file

I'm using Skype on Android 7. I have stored a video locally on the phone on the location /storage/emulated/0/myvideo.mp4. How can I send a skype message (from another device) so that on the above ...
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Change layout of Gboard (space between letters)

I have installed Gboard on my Android 7 device. My keyboard looks now like following: Is it possible to change the layout in something like the following? I mean the gaps between the characters, i.e. ...
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Locking the Android UI

I'm running Android Nougat. I would like to know whether there is a way to lock the device while watching a YouTube video or doing some other critical operation so that you don't accidentally kick ...
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Stock Phone app doesn't work in split-window mode on Android Nougat

I have Wiko U Pulse Lite running on Android 7.0 Nougat. I would like to use Google Keep or Google Drive in split-window mode with the Phone application. This is because every time I perform a banking ...
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How to disable keyboard icon when typing on the other side of the back button, Android Nougat

I'm running Android 7 Nougat. When I type in gboard there is a small keyboard icon in the lower right corner below the keyboard. But it gets in the way when I type, bringing up the change keyboard ...
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ADB claims that app is not installed when uninstalling and that it is installed when installing

Gboard kept crashing when trying to open the settings, so I wanted to uninstall and reinstall it. Google Play Store kept giving me the error code 910, the advice for that was installing it with ADB. ...
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Calendar notification - no sound

On Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with MIUI 10, Android 7 there is no way to enable sound for calendar notifications, I get vibrations only. I have tried several calendar apps including Google, MIUI, aCalendar+, ...
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How to block Criteo popups ads?

I have a samsung s6 with android 7.0 and recently I have get some popup ads showing up in full screen mode when entering an app on my phone. I tried to delete recently installed apps but the problem ...
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How can I tell if my Samsung S7 supports connecting to a wired ethernet via a usb OTG cable?

I want to connect my Samsung S7 to a wired ethernet connection using something like this usb micro > Ethernet hub Their instructions say to look for Ethernet option under Settings> Networking But I ...
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Unable to connect to Spotify - phantom ad blocker?

I'm having issues with the Spotify app. Trying to search gives error messages shown in this Spotify forum. The solution suggested in that thread is to whitelist spclient.wg.spotify.com on my adblocker....
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Can I get Fire OS 6 running on a Fire HD 10(7th gen)?

Android Studio claims Fire OS 5.3.6.4 is Android 5.1.1 API 22. I would really like to be using Nougat (which apparently Fire OS 6 is). Shouldn't I have the latest Fire OS on my tablet? Is there a ...
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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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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 I can downgrade from U3 to U1 "oreo to nougat"

I want to downgrade my phone from Oreo to Nougat My phone is Samsung J730F. But the problem is that Samsung locked the boot-louder. Can I go back by flashing the phone combination ROM then flash my ...
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Why does Android 7 reset default Home app after boot?

Edit: I've got an app that was set as the HOME app that suddenly isn't set as the HOME app. My question is in two parts: Does Android 7 have the capacity to do that on its own? If it does, what ...
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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 ...
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How to prevent SECUSO Privacy Friendly Net Monitor apps from shutdown without my permission

I download the SECUSO research group - Privacy Friendly Net Monitor from https://f-droid.org/packages/org.secuso.privacyfriendlynetmonitor/ and install on my Android 7 phone which is not rooted. I run ...
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Developer Options disappeared? [duplicate]

Recently I had to factory reset my LG Stylo 3 running Android 7. Now the section in my settings that was "Developer Options" is no longer there. How can I get it back?
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How to restore SMS from sms.vmsg backup?

I made a backup of my contacts and SMS on an Android 6 phone with what I think is a stock Backup & Restore app. I ended up with two files: contact.vcf and sms.vmsg. However, my new phone (Android ...

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