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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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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Automatically power on Android when the charger is connected. Help! I will lose my tablet forever

The power button on my Samsung galaxy 2 has stopped functioning and now I am afraid of letting it die, as I would not be able to turn it on again. So I was wondering if I could maybe force it to power ...
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Not getting google maps notifications

I am using Vivo v5 which has Android Nougat in which my banking apps are disabled if the location is off. So I have been constantly getting notification of places where I have visited from last few ...
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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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Using 4 files rom

I have a Samsung A5 Android 7. I want to downgrade to Android 5. I have 5.1.1 rom file in 4 parts. Can I use Odin to flash only the PD part. Will the 5.1.1 PD work with 7.0 BL,CP,CSC files?
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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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Streaming display of Android phone

I would like to use Screen Stream over HTTP for streaming the display of my Phone (Android 7) to my PC. When I start streaming and I try to open the link on my PC nothing happens and on my phone I don'...
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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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Notification Meanings [duplicate]

Hey there, I'm wondering what these notifications mean in the top left of these images (specifically the one phone with the checkmark and the one square thing with a check mark). It's a Samsung Galaxy ...
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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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Metered WIFI data usage in GlassWire

Is Metered WIFI counted as mobile data usage in GlassWire, or it is counted as WIFI data usage? The screenshot below illustrate how a user can make a WIFI as a metered WIFI. (One of the reason for ...
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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 an android Apps from going to full-screen

Some apps or Andriod game goes to full-screen, causing the top bar to disappear. Please do not say that this question is a duplicate of that question How can I prevent apps from going full screen ...
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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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Getevent very laggy under EMUI 5

I have a Huawei P9 Plus smartphone. Android 6 with EMUI 4.1.1 was preinstalled. I'm using adb shell getevent -t /dev/input/event5 to show all the touch events. On Android 6 with EMUI 4.1.1 this works ...
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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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Why do write attempts to /system/priv-app cause /system to switch to read-only?

I'm trying to write files to the /system/priv-app directory. I boot into recovery (TWRP) and run adb shell. ~ # mount /system ~ # mount rootfs on / type rootfs (rw,seclabel) ... /dev/block/mmcblkXXXX ...
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Open Engineer Mode and run other hidden codes on Moto G 3rd generation device?

I'm running LineageOS ROM on my Moto G 3rd generation smartphone and recently I wanted to run some hidden codes of Android like *#06# for IMEI and so on. However, none of this ones works correctly on ...
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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 edit two Google keep notes at the same time?

How can I use multi window or another gesture to edit to Google keep notes at the same time. I'm on Android 7.0 Nougat. I know I can use multi window, although I would appreciate it if someone could ...
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How to export the activity of my phone in the last 8 hours?

Is it possible to download or export the activity or logs of my phone in the last 8 hours? My phone has been stolen but was found shortly after and I would like to know what apps were started and ...
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Why does Samsung's Always On Display not work on some not so old Galaxy devices?

Samsung's Always On Display (AOD) has minimum and targeted API 24 i.e. Android Nougat 7.0. It runs on all the latest Galaxy smartphones including, but not limited, to A5 (2017), A7 (2017) and even the ...
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Bluetooth file transfer limited to specific file extensions?

I send and receive files via Bluetooth with names that end with zip and txt, but not apk or dmp. Android Nougat
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Disabling vibration when fingerprint authentication fails

I'm running Android Nougat 7.0 on a Wiko upulse lite phone. I would like to know whether there is a way to disable the vibration that is produced when fingerprint authentication fails. I ask because I ...
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How to access the full file system in Android 7 and higher?

I am running Android Nougat x86.But in Android Nougat, one of the adverse changes is the inability to even view the files. They are invisible, apparently even to root app. I already tried root ...
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Detecting a Bad File

I have an LG STYLUS 3 phone and suspect that it may be remotely controlled or linked to another person. What do I look for to know whats up?
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How can I clone a microSD card from a 32GB card to a 128GB card so that all saved/cached data is recognized on a Motorola/Lenovo Moto G5 Plus?

I've tried using file explorer with hidden and system files viewable to copy across all files from the 32GB to 128GB microSD card but when I try to view offline videos in YouTube for example it's ...
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KDE Connect Cannot Use SD Card?

I'm using KDE connect from my Kubuntu 18.04 desktop to try and connect to my tablet (Tab A 10.1 running Android version 7). The internal SD card registers (I can see it) in Dolphin (File Explorer), ...
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Change Resolution of HDMI output (USB-C / Slimport)

I have been working on this problem to avail I want to change the screen resolution of my EXTERNAL monitor connected to my android phone. Phone is android 7.0 LG v20, and I am using a USB-C Hub with ...
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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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Apps stay in background even after turning the phone off

I generally see this in all the Android phones I ever had. I have certain apps in the background and then turn off the phone. If I turn it on again the next day these apps seem to still be in the ...
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How do I get calendar alerts to display before the event begins?

I use Google Calendar a lot for work. On my PC I get alerts appearing 10 mins before an event starts, which is great. However, on my Galaxy S7 running Android 7.0, the alerts I get appear anywhere ...
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Toast message: Failed to init Google DNS, switch to host IP method

Recently, after unlocking my phone screen (Samsung J7 Pro - J730, stock ROM, Android 7 Nougat), I usually receive a toast notification saying: "Failed to init Google DNS, switch to host IP method". I ...