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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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Hotspot timeout setting in android Nougat

Where can I find hotspot timeout setting on android Nougat? (I am using Redmi note 4 phone). I cannot find it anywhere in the hotspot section of settings. Problem is I turn it on and then I forget ...
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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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How can I see which websites use up most of my foreground data?

Every month I use up most of my mobile data in Chrome. This is the foreground data, not background data, so the data saver settings don't do much. My plan is to avoid those websites that use up most ...
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Phone doesn't see SDCard after doing 2nd partition

In this topic I mentioned that I'm going to change a phone. And it happened. I bought new SDCard and inserted it into new phone. My new Samsung saw this card perfectly. Using MiniTool Partition Wizard ...
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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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Android phone animations have stop working

As title suggests it is a very strange problem I am facing. My phone has stopped showing usual animations instead it just gives jerk effects, or freezes, 1) for example the traditional google play ...
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How to Check if Script is run once device is booted?

I have a script I need to run once, and only once the phone is booted. I have attempted init.qcom.post_boot.sh, init.sec.boot.sh, debuggerd, and finally mkshrc While my script ran with debuggerd, I ...
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please help---Your device is corrupt. It cannot be trusted and will not boot LG g5

Yesterday, my phone gave this error-Your device is corrupt. It cannot be trusted and will not boot LG g5 - and it does not open. Power button, volume up+ power button does not react to anything. what ...
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Attachments disappearing from sent mail

I'm having an issue with sending attachments from Gmail on android. Whenever I send an attachment, it disappears from the message and is not delivered. Visiting Gmail through web interface confirms ...
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Open android app on another phone via bluetooth?

I am trying to get past FRP on an LG M430 (Stylo 3, I am also the owner of it), and the only method that would work seems to require a bluetooth headset to open Google via its mic. Trying to get back ...
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Problem with adding google account

I'm using Huawei mate 8 with Android version 7.0 and I have a problem with adding Google account and other things. When I am trying to add my google account it immediately goes back to the last screen....
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Does Family Link work on tablets that are sold with Andriod 6.0 then get software upgrades to 7.0?

Google Family Link requires Android 7.0 Nougat on most devices. Does it work on tablets that are sold with Android 6.0 Marshmallow then get software upgrades to 7.0? And if so, what is the sequence ...
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Force android 7.0 into roaming for better connection

I do a daily commute to work from country A to B. My mobile is from a phone company in country B, and travelling into B, the switch between country providers is handled rather gracefully. The problem ...
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Switching between keyboards with Bluetooth keyboard with cmd + space shortcut

I use an Apple Bluetooth Keyboard with External Keyboard Helper Pro as my keyboard of choice on an Android 7.0 Tablet. I use Gboard when I'm not using the external keyboard. When the external ...
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TWRP saying no OS is installed

Device information: Motorola Moto G5 16GB (Cedric) Stock firmware, android 7.0 Custom recovery TWRP 3.2.1-0 (previously 3.1.0-0) Bootloader unlocked (obviously) Rooted, Magisk v15.0 I was just going ...
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Is there any option for continuous authentication on Android ?

Suppose you unlock your smartphone and put it aside and someone takes it before it gets locked, is there any mechanism currently to authenticate the new user and lock him out of the phone ? I see ...
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Unable to change mobile data cycle date on huawei p9 lite with android 7.0

My old phone had an option to change the mobile data cycle date. As you can see in the image below the option is gone. Does anyone know where I can find it in this "new and improved" version of ...
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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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Why doesn't my Android 7.0 smartphone have Ambient display?

I'm trying to figure out why my Android smartphone isn't showing notification on the lock screen when I receive a new Skype message. After some researchings, I found that it seems to have something to ...
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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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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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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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Default volume key control LineageOS

So I prefer how my iPhone works in that the volume keys adjust the media volume. Samsung has an option for this called "Default volume key control." Is there a way to do this on a rooted device? ...
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HTC U Ultra: Turn off automatic software updates completely

I do not want to update any apps automatically. I want this to happen at home when I am not charged for data volume. Are these settings correct for my wish? If not, which settings do I have to change ...
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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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No “Encrypt Phone” option on Android 7.0 Samsung Galaxy S7

In order to sell my Samsung Galaxy S7, I want to clear it of all personal data. I did a full factory reset thinking this would do the trick. But, after the full factory rest, I read this online ......
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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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Can the software of a (non rooted) phone affect its charging when turned off?

I bought a brand new Motorola phone. It was at around 70% of battery charge when I got it, but I've never been able to charge it. I plug the charger to the wall, the USB-C (factory provided) to the ...
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Android 7.0 One plus 3. How to remove the first user that was created

In my android phone I have two users (Settings -> users) : the first that was created (user A), has more rights than the second one (user B). User A belonged to a previous owner of the phone, while ...
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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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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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Bluetooth headphones controls problem after Android 7.1.1 Nougat update (Galaxy J5 2016)

I just installed an Android 7.1.1 Nougat update on a Galaxy J5 (2016) phone in our family. (It's running Samsung Experience 8.5, if that's relevant.) There's an annoying problem with Bluetooth stereo ...
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Overview shows open apps that I closed a while ago

I will periodically close any apps that I'm done using via the overview screen. Occasionally, I will see several apps open that I did not start, but had open days ago. Is this a bug or a virus?
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What is the No Sim card icon for?

On Android 7, when you pull down the top bar drop-down window (Quick Settings) a grid of 3x3 icons appears with tiles like Wifi, screen rotation on/off, Aeroplane mode etc. On my new phone with a new ...
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A few questions about android 7 on a new phone

Why does my mobile provider only show in the topbar on the lock screen? How can I get it to show on the topbar when unlocked? Also in the drop down menu with the icons for some often used settings I ...
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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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Ran :(){ :|: & };: on my android device!

So I was seeing dangerous command in linux and I found a command which seemed funny: :(){ :|: & };: So I ran it on my Samsung Galaxy A7 term non-rooted phone and guess what it hung immediately. ...
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Error update lg phoenix 2 to nougat 7.0

I want to ask how to update LG phoenix 2 to 7.0 nougat because my phone is 6.0 and I check update but it keep saying my phone is up to date while it not . Are att stop update it? And does you guy have ...
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How can I disable album art on my lock screen?

I'm not a big fan of my lock screen getting hijacked by whatever music app is currently playing. Is there a setting, app, or work around that can disable album art from being displayed on my lock ...
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How can I avoid receiving Flipboard emails/notifications

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 with Nougat. I keep on receiving emails/notifications from Flipboard. They don't use my old registration email address but MY GOOGLE ACCOUNT ADDRESS. I checked in settings ...
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How can I use Activity Manager to request alerts/notifications/etc via ADB?

I am working on a project where I need to provision a large batch of phones (Samsung S7/S7 Edge, unrooted, no SIM, if that's relevant) for use in the GearVR at a semi-public event. I need to disable ...
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Why are there 2 instances of each app on my phone?

I must have done something while I set up my Lenovo K6 (android 7.0) because I see 2 instances of each app one of which has a small blue icon on the bottom right. I also have 2 instances of Google ...
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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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Disable Split-Screen/Multi-Window for apps

Forgive me if this is a duplicate post as I couldn't find a solution in post history. My question is concerning Split-screen/multi-screen functionality in Android Nougat. Is there a way to disable ...
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How to root Samsung J5 2017 (Android 7.0) on Ubuntu Linux?

Phone Name: Samsung J5 2017 Model number: SM-J530F Build number: NRD90M.J530FXXU1AQI3 I am using Ubuntu 17.10. My question is, how could I root this phone using my PC? I have intermediate Linux ...
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How do I toggle “Do Not Disturb” via ADB?

I would like to enable Do Not Disturb on a phone via ADB. I have located the settings namespace and key which controls Do Not Disturb: adb shell settings put global zen_mode 2 But when I run this ...
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How does MyJio app draw over apps when I've disabled that in the app settings?

The MyJio (com.jio.myjio) android is able to draw over other apps in my Moto G5+ running Android 7.0. I have disabled the 'Draw over apps' feature by going to Settings > Apps > Gear icon > Special ...
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Where can I find the Xposed Framework for Nougat and Oreo?

I have a OnePlus 5 running stock Android 7.1.1. I'm planning to upgrade to 8.0 when it's available. However I'm a huge Xposed fan and I use a lot of modules, so the availability of Xposed Framework ...
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How can one create a file shortcut inside the Android file system?

I don't want to create a file shortcut on the desktop, I want to create a shortcut inside the Pictures folder to the DCIM folder. My mom is able to handle tech stuff, she used to work for HP. But she'...
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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 ...