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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Exclude folders from LG G6 stock gallery app

I'm really enjoying the stock gallery app on my LG G6, but I can't find away to exclude folders (or "albums") from the default view. This is really annoying, since it's showing album art and ...
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Showing date of alarm in top tray

On my Zenfone AR with Android 7.0, I am annoyed that the alarm notifications show the time of the next alarm, but not the day. In the example below, I have an alarm set for 06:00 two days from now, ...
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What this mobile icon in my status bar?

I can't identify the icon (that looks like a mobile icon) next to my network speed indicator. What is it and what does it mean?
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Upload and LAN issues in Nougat

I recently switched phones to Infinix Zero 4 running Android N and can't seem to get around the following issues: 1) My backup app (Folder Sync Pro) has not been able to complete a single backup ...
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What can a “Device Owner” app do?

I've been searching around to find an answer to what "permissions" a device owner app on 7.0< has, but I can't find a clear answer? Can anybody hear help me out, or maybe point me in the right ...
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Disable USB charge!

I just tried and found that you need to modify a file: sys/class/power_supply/usb/device/charge its default content is 1 which means 'enable charging' you need to set it to 0 to 'disable ...
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Priority of the Nougat sound control

Is there any way I can change the priority of the Nougat sound control? Every time I click the volume button on the side of my smartphone it prioritizes the volume of notifications. The priority for ...
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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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Is Nougat update available for LG K8?

So I have a 6.0 Marshmallow phone (LG K8). And I went to GSMarena to check the specs and I noticed that it says that LG K8 is upgradable to 7.0 Nougat. I went to check for update on my phone and ...
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Stop Google Play app from translating

Related: Is there a way to turn off translation in Google Play Any way to stop ridiculous translations in Google PlayStore? I have an exactly the same goal as the above questions, but my situation ...
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Stucked in Verify your account

Stucked in Verify your account, I have only Google Voice keyboard and I cant type my number or @, what to do? i dont speak fluently english, thats the problem? I cant do anything with factory reset, i ...
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Nougat 7.0: I cant explore phone memory in my computer

I formatted my sd card as internal storage but when I connect to computer via USB its shows memory card storage space only! How to explore mobile internal memory? (Using Android Nougat)
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EMUI 5.0 is displaying orange navbar and notification bar even battery saving is turn off

What is the possible other cause for this? I believe this one should not be orange. I tried to restart it, turn it off still got orange bars. Please no factory reset answer.
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“OK, google” with screen off, device charging

Device: Moto G5 Plus I just got the Moto G5 Plus 3 days ago. I remember that during the set-up I marked the option to recognize "Ok, google" with a locked phone when the screen is on and when the ...
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What is this `.appodeal` file?

I recently discovered a new file on my phone, named .appodeal, at the base of the Internal shared storage folder. It appears to be a text file with just 4 characters: e30=. How can I tell what app ...
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Downgrading Galaxy S6 from Nougat to Marshmallow

Having problems rolling back to Android 6. I put the phone into Download Mode (switching on with Home + Power + Volume down followed by Volume up) Connect to Odin 3 v3.12 (and get Added!!) Add in ...
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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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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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Settings > Display > Navigation Bar > Background Color Options Suddenly Limited

Shortly after buying my Samsung Galaxy S8, my Settings > Display > Navigation Bar screen looked like this: I retrieved that image from Android Central. Now, it looks like this: Notice the ...
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Bulk add words to the user dictionary in Android 7.1.1 without root

I'm aware that since Android 6, Google doesn't allow apps to access the user dictionary anymore. I have a user dictionary of about 500 words, which would be an incredible pain in the back to insert ...
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Battery Drains Way Too Quickly. What's Going On?

I know there are many forums and posts already discussing battery issues, but I am posting here because I would like constructive and detailed feedback. I have a S7 Edge running Nougat 7.1 not rooted,...
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Why the Slack app is not in the “Recent Apps” list?

My phone: Samsung S7 Edge OS: Android 7.0 Nougat Almost all the apps can be shown in the recent apps list, which can be seen by pressing the left soft touch button, except the Slack app.
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How to prevent 'process stopped with signal 11' in TWRP?

I am trying to root my Cubot Rainbow (Android 7.0) following this tutorial. Everything works fine, I am able to flash partitions with the SP Flash Tool and the recovery is working properly. The ...
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Reacting to Bluetooth Disconnection

I have a problem where disconnecting from various bluetooth devices switches my phone into Silent Mode. This is causing me to miss important calls and messages. There are quite a few different devices ...
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App Data Not Restored After Copy From Nearby Device

When installing a new Android 7.0 phone I chose the option to Copy From Nearby Device. All the apps on the older Android 4.4 device were copied and seem to be working but only 4 actually have any data ...
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How to disable DRParser Mode to use mobile data

I have an Samsung A310F with Android 7. I switched off "mobile data using" but every time when i turn on the phone or restart it, the "DRParser Mode"(System application) use my mobile data. How to ...
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Migrate Between Different Phones with Apps & Data on MicroSDHC

Attempting my first migration between two phones with different Android versions has got me very confused. All my apps and data are currently working and complete on an Android 4.4 phone. Internal ...
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Volume settings for notifications and ringtone keeps turning on after spam call

Currently running android 7 on an HTC 10, and constantly having spam callers reach my number all day. Normally when I'm working I have my ringtone and notification volume set to vibrate only. ...
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Tapping the screen to bring back from screen dimming without registering the tap

I had been an iOS user for the past 10 years. Now I have switched to LG G6 Android phone. There are quite a few quirks that I somehow find very disturbing. For example this: I have set the ...
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Why is Cortana failing to search online?

In case it matters: Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0, running Android 6.0.1 (plus whatever Samsung's put on top of it, too). Region is Australia. Just got the Cortana Assistant app a couple days ago. Mostly ...
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Troubles restoring ADB backups

(Android 7.0, Shield Tablet) I found myself in the situation of having to back up my data without root multiple times, and till now everything went pretty well. Regarding apps and relative data (on ...
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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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Delete search history from android settings app

In Android, it's possible to search for a specific setting by tapping the magnifying glass icon at the top right corner of the Settings app and typing. However, I haven't found a way to remove earlier ...
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Android v7: Import close to 8000 complex contacts in one shot

I have close to 8000 vcf files in a directory on the usb stick. I attach the stick to my phone and all files are perfectly visible. In the contacts app I choose import, select the stick, and it shows ...
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Oneplus 2 Soft-Brick

I bought a Oneplus 2, two years ago and it was running quite well. A couple of months ago, I decided that I didn't like the way that Oxygen OS 3 was running so I decided to root my phone. I ...
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Sent messages not synced on first install of new SMS apps

I just installed Textra to try out as a new primary SMS/MMS app. However, I've noticed that none of my previously-sent messages seem to have been imported into Textra. I see most (if not all) of my ...
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ADB not finding device with Galaxy S8 and Windows 7

I'm trying to get my Galaxy S8 to work with unity for gear VR development but I cannot seem to get ADB to find the phone. I've enabled USB debugging in development options and also have the latest ...
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SW REV CHECK FAIL : Fused 1 > Binary 0

My mobile was stucked while updating android 7.0 . tried ODIN still it was stucked in bootloop. so i decided to downgrade it into 6.0 but in ODIN i am getting this error... how do i fix this? I am ...
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Installing Android on VMware Workstation

I downloaded iso file of Android Kitkat, Android Marshmallow and Android Nougat from android-x86.org/download and followed steps from tactig.com/install-android-nougat-vmware/ for installing all iso ...
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Nougat notification bar limited to three icons?

I had Marshmallow on my Samsung S6 before, and I would sometimes have many, many notifications - all the way to the system icons on the right. Now I have Nougat on the phone, and it invariably shows ...
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Which apps are placing icons on statusbar?

I have LineageOS with Android 7.1.2. I reinstalled at once everything I used to have. Now I have 3 icons on statusbar reporting battery charge. I'm unable to figure out who is placing them. Is there ...
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Blackview BV6000 rooting problem / spyware removal / SP Flash Tool freeze

This is my first time here, so please be patient ;) Recently I bought two smartphones, Blackview BV6000 for me and my lady. As I did some research I noticed that some Chinese brands have pre-...
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Difference between “unmonitored apps” and mDeviceIdleWhitelist

I've got a Galaxy S8 and have come across an interesting situation. Now, either something strange is going on, or I've got no clue how it actually works! I've downloaded an FTP Server app on my phone ...
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How to improve visibility of Android Nougat quick setting tiles?

Android Nougat introduces Quick Setting tiles that are available from pulling down the status bar on the top of the screen. Unfortunately, on many devices, the tiles are light gray icons on a white ...
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White notification LED not working in Nougat

Somehow none of my notifications seem to trigger the flashing white LED on my Moto G5 running Nougat. On my past Android phones I remember the white LED to be a convenient way to know I had ...
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How to install core GMS packages to use google play store

I am having an issue with my brand new phone Huawei mate 9 emui 5.0 from China somehow when i want to install whatsapp on it i get the following message install core GMS packages to use google ...
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Downgrade an app in Nougat

Well, simple. I want to downgrade an app that has been accidentally updated. I've already read this question but it didn't provide me with a straight instruction. I have the APK I want to downgrade to ...
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How to ensure that my Google accounts sync frequently?

Since I upgraded my S7 to Nougat I notice that the syncing of my google accounts is particularly slow. If on a computer I create a calendar event, or I send myself an email, I often do not see that ...
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Android 7.0 call block feature

I have honor 8 lite with android 7.0 I block a number from default dialer app, It should be blocked now but instead when someone calls me from that number he hears 1 or 2 seconds of my phone ringing, ...
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Nougat: Possible to set all notifications from the Gmail app to not make any sound?:

On Nougat is it possible to set all notifications from Gmail to not make any sound? I want the notifications to appear just that they are not so urgent that they keep making sounds when they arrive. ...