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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Volume Button To Scroll Up Android

So there is probably one feature I miss sincerely and that is being able to hit the title bar on the iPhone to essentially trigger the "Home key." Is there a way to assign this to one of the volume ...
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Want to update Samsung Galaxy On7 to Nougat

I want to update my Samsung Galaxy On7 to android 7.0 Nougat. The OTA updates haven't been rolled out. I want to use all legal software that won't void my warranty or get me into Police trouble. I ...
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Nougat - Disable settings on lock screen

I currently have my phone set up to automatically unlock when it's connected to my car's Bluetooth, which is super convenient. However, my car's Bluetooth stays active while my car is off, and my ...
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Pandora app fails to open after being used

New phone, LG V20 from T-mobile. Android Nougat (7.0 right now). Latest Pandora app. The problem first manifested when I expected Pandora to wake me the next morning. It didn't. Checking my phone ...
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FRP Huawei P9 Lite with Voice keyboard only

I have recently just installed the Huawei P9 Lite Nougat beta update (EMUI 5 Update) and, when I wanted to setup the phone, I needed to do the FRP Verification (Which I can't because I have the voice ...
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Can't enable System UI Tuner

I am running Lineage OS (14.1-20170324) on my Asus Zenfone 2 (Z00A). I know that System UI Tuner can be enabled by holding up settings cog for about 10 seconds. But it is not enabling on my device. ...
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How to figure out which APP downloaded a file OR requested a download?

I found that a file (which was an apk for a new App) was downloaded several times without asking for a permission. My phone is Samsung Galaxy 7 with Android V 7.0. How can I find which App did the ...
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Since Nougat, Power saver causes streaming to shut off.

I have an HTC One M9. It got an update to Nougat recently. Since the update, after about 2 minutes of the screen shutting off, streaming music stops playing. This happens regardless if i'm on WiFi or ...
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Apps not appearing in Device Administrators

I'm running Nougat 7.1 on device and I've came across a strange issue. Newly installed applications are not listed in the device administrators page in security. The list just doesn't show newly ...
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Galaxy S7 Nougat--When charging, screening keeps coming on

Recently upgraded to Nougat on my Samsung Galaxy S7. Only issue is that when i am charging , the screen keeps turning on to show it is charging, then goes dark, then turns on again. The only way to ...
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Portrait mode notification icon

If you disable auto-rotate (i.e., force portrait mode), a notification icon shows up. It looks like the vibrate notification, except without the vibration lines. Inside Settings -> Display -> System ...
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Possibly bricked moto g4 plus XT1644

I was trying to flash the official OTA for Android Nougat in XT1644 since the OTA hadn't get. After reading, found this tutorial, and now my Moto G doesn't start properly, it says something like "...
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Wifi Hotspot/Tethering Unstable (Android 7, Xperia Z5 Compact)

I have a Sony Xperia Z5 Compact running Android 7. The Wifi hotspot/tethering functionality has never been perfectly stable, but in recent weeks/months (I think since Android 7) it has become awful. ...
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How to remove “Contents hiddens” from lock screen

I'm currently hiding sensitive notification content from the lock screen. I did that by going in Settings>Notifications>Configure notifications>On the lock screen>Hide sensitive notification content. ...
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Android Nougat Wi-Fi drop after updating Galaxy Note5

I'm using Galaxy Note5 and updated my phone via Software Update option in my phone and my phone is not rooted. So, i keep the Wi-Fi always on while its sleeping but, in the battery section, when i ...
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Where is the “systemless hosts” file under Magisk?

Where is the "systemless hosts" file? I normally just replace the hosts file in /etc/ since I have a customized list. With the systemless hosts, I don't know which file to replace. P.S., for the ...
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Make Galaxy S7/Android install drivers for MTP (Nougat, Win 7)

Is there a way to make Android/a Galaxy S7 prompt Win 7 to install the drivers for MTP? I own two S7 I use for work, one I've had for a while and used it to develop Android apps, the second I got a ...
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Cannot find device to restore google data and settings

I am trying to restore my google account on a new device but it cannot find any of my previous devices under "Restore your apps and data from one of these devices" I verified that my old devices have ...
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Unlock your Chromebook with your Android phone

I'm using following: Huawei Nexus 6p with Android 7.1.2 (up-to-date). ASUS Chromebook Flip with Google Chrome OS (58.0.3027.0 dev (32-bit)) (up-to-date). and I'm trying to follow: Unlock your ...
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Rampant Google Play Services and Location problems since Nougat 7.0 Update on LG Stylo 2

I have an LG Stylo 2 running android on Virgin Mobile. Since the Nougat OTA has been rolled out a week or two ago, I have had numerous and far-reaching problems with the device, and troubleshooting ...
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Wi-Fi hotspot timeout setting gone in Nougat 7.0 , 7.1, but timeout has not

Just got a new Android 7.0 Nougat phone , and only major gripe so far is disappearance of the Wi-Fi-hotspot timeout setting . This is probably the same issue as : https://android.stackexchange.com/...
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Screen rotation lock won't work for landscape mode

For some reason, when I put the phone in landscape mode and enable the rotation lock, it just sets the screen to portrait mode and then locks the rotation. I want to be able to keep the screen in ...
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How to change “administrator” in android

I wanna know how can I change the administrator on my device. I am using 7.0 android and I have multiple accounts and by default, administrator of the device is the first user. Now, some of the ...
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Why can't I shoot in raw on my galaxy s7 after upgrading to nougat?

I recently upgraded to nougat through a T-Mobile service update and now all of my camera apps say that my camera doesn't support raw capture. Is there a way to fix this? If not, is there a way to ...
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Recent apps button not working on Motorola Nougat 7.0

I recently added another user to my Android device. I am using 7.0. Now, recent apps button is not working, i mean... Sometimes it do sometimes don't.
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Phone unlocks to settings screen instead of home screen

Since I updated to android 7.0, my phone will unlock to the settings screen instead of my home screen. If I lock the phone and then immediately unlock it again, it goes back to the same screen it was ...
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Error 505 when installing Facebook Messenger

I have a Sony Z5 Compact running Nougat. I am unable to install Facebook Messenger. When I try I get the Error Code -505. I have tried installing using ADB with the following command: adb install ...
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Not able to open photos from “files” by swiping the screen.Need to open the photos one by one

I am not able to view the photos from "files" by swiping the screen. Need to open the photos one by one.My Android version is Nougat. Kindly help how I can view the photos by simply swiping the ...
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What vulnerabilities are exploited in the CIA's cyber weapons for Android?

The BBC is reporting that Wikileaks has released information on US CIA cyber weapons, including against Android devices. A similar unit targets Google's Android which is used to run the majority ...
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recover whatsapp conversation after hard reset

i just installed nougat on my galaxy s7 forgetting to backup whatsapp conversations. Now is all blank,sd and memory, can i recover them?
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Developer Options not showing Up in LineAge OS new build

Some weeks back I installed latest version of LineAge OS : 14.1-20170209-UNOFFICIAL-onyx on my one plus X phone. So after playing around with it, there were lot of issues in the new build. So I ...
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My yu Yureka is bricked now I tried installing nougat with cm-14 but there is a error being displayed while installing cm 14 (comparing tz version)?

error 7 looks like the both the firmware's are not compatible(googled). now the only solution available online was to flash with twrp recovery which needed the phone to start which is not possible for ...
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Lock screen notifications rearrange themselves for seemingly no reason

Ok, I'm going to try and describe this and I hope it makes sense. When I turn on my screen (while my phone is locked), I see all my notifications. For example, I will have some gmail notifications, ...
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Sideload a downgrade

I side loaded 7.1.1 from 6.0, on my 2014 Nexus 6. I would like to downgrade to 7.0 (because of issues such as speakerphone echo). Can this be done via side loading?
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“Notification ranker” - what does it do, and what happens if I disable it?

After staying for so long on Marshmallow, today I finally made the decision to upgrade one of my secondary devices with Nougat (LineageOS 14.1 to be precise). Everything went smooth and most things ...
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What is this “in app browser” called and how do I disable it

I factory reset my Nexus 5x a few days ago and ever since most apps (if not all) are opening all links in this in-app, stripped down, reading mode browser. Before the reset I'd never seen this: It ...
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How to have isolated FIDO access in Android 7.x?

I know the generic thread How do I use my Google account when I have a FIDO U2F Key attached? I would like to limit the access to two modes, such that creating an isolated access if you do not have ...
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After upgrade to Nougat phone started forgetting recent apps

After my S7 Edge upgraded to Nougat, I noticed it only keeps a few apps in Recent Apps list, as opposed to before when it kept basically everything until I removed it. The amount of apps in the list ...
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LG G5: Nougat: Your device is corrupt. It cannot be trusted and will not boot

Stupidly locked boot loader and now device now won't boot. I didn't realise I was running Nougat so now the verified boot checker prevents device from booting altogether, "Your device is corrupt. It ...
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No more badge notifications on Google Pixel?

I just replaced my Verizon Galaxy S4 (Android 5) with a Pixel from the Google Store. On my old phone, Snapchat and Facebook, for example, had badge notifications on their home screen icons. My Pixel ...
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Should I upgrade my Moto G4 to Nougat?

I my personal phone is a Moto G4 (2GB RAM, 16GB storage). I have bought it mainly to learn how to develop apps for Android (currently, marshmallow is working very well for me). I've seen that my ...
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Auto-sync is turning itself on randomly

(Nexus 6 on rooted stock Android 7.1.1) I have a feeling a rogue app is turning on auto-sync, but is there any way to discover which one? I checked that it was switched it off this morning and at ...
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Google Now no longer working on Nexus 5x

I am on a Nexus 5x running 7.1.1. Earlier today found no cards on the Google Now screen, just this message: "New Version Available A more recent version of the Google app is available for download". ...
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Just upgraded to Nougat - Textra notifications disappearing from tray

So I LOVE the Textra app, but after I just upgraded to Nougat on my OnePlus 3T - I noticed that my text message notifications disappear form the notification tray on my main screen after a while. It ...
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Where can I find the Xposed Framework and installer for Nougat?

I am currently on CyanogenMod 14.1. I have been trying to find the Xposed SDK 25 for Android 7.1 but couldn't locate it. So I wanted to know: If it is even out yet? If yes then where can I find it? ...
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What is NON-HLOS.bin? For what purpose it is been made?

In new builds I have notice that file but i don't know for what it is used while installing an OS. Someone answer please! Thanks
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How to disable home button wake up on HTC 10 with Android 7.0

I recently got the 7.0 update on my HTC 10, and now my home button wakes my phone up. I had this setting disabled under the fingerprint section in the settings, however, the phone is not respecting ...
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What is the difference between my Android 7 x86 Live CD, and actual installation? (Stuck on Boot Logo after installing)

I am trying to install Android from the Android-x86 project on my PC. I successfully built an ISO from source, and I can boot from it. The Live CD comes up without any issues. My problem only shows ...
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I can't uninstall Spotify from my phone

I've received the Nougat update today on my Xperia Z5 today. I tried to uninstall Spotify after updating for some reason, but I couldn't find the Uninstall button; All I can find is the Disable button,...
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Adoptable SD card in Nougat

I have recently formatted my SD card as adoptable/internal storage in android nougat 7.0. There is a option of ejecting the card. My question is, if I eject the card, would I be able to use it by a ...