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Questions tagged [7.1-nougat]

Only use this tag if your question is specific to Android 7.1 Nougat, an update from Android 7.0.

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Restrict access to settings in Android TV (Philips QM164E)

I need to prevent users of my TV accessing the settings, because you can do a factory reset there (it's Android TV 7.1.2). Is there any option to protect it or maybe a hidden hotel mode? I didnt ...
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How to make wifi list show duplicate SSID when different mac address

I have a home modem and a repeater, both have the same SSID. at some cases want to connect to one and not the other, but android automatically chooses the one with the highest signal strength which ...
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Customization beyond just the app drawer and home screen?

I have a Motorola E4 running Nougat, and I was wondering if there was a way to customize the colors (and fonts if possible) used in the GUI menus? I have Nova launcher installed, and while it is nice ...
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Can't select multiple input languages

Bought bluetooth keyboard recently and can't enable multiple languages in physical keyboard layout settings. Googled it and looks like there should be checkboxes, but there are none. Single selected ...
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Where Recent Apps specific files are stored?

Android 7.1. Messed up with «Eternal Process Lock», the xposed module. Activated its features, but forgot to activate the module. Now recent apps stopped working, reboot doesn't help, activating/...
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Android Rotation issue

I am a complete noob with Android so please forgive me. I am tasked with installing Android on a Custom Board from China. Its InsydeH20 BIOS and something called "BayTrail". Basically, the board is ...
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Shutdown/Reboot Process Hangs Device

Is there any reason a programmatic or command-line shutdown (or reboot) process in Android 7.1 might randomly result in a hard freeze-up, requiring a long (~8 second) press of the power button to ...
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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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Can't update apps on SD card

So for a few weeks, maybe a month now, I can't update my apps on my SD card. It either takes forever and nothing happens, or I get an installation error. However when I transfer the apps to my ...
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How to safely root the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2017 (SM-T380)?

I am wondering what would be a safe way to root my Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2017 (SM-T380)? I understand there is CF-AutoRoot and such but I have no experience in rooting any device with that method and ...
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Rooting ASUS MeMO Pad (Nougat 7.1.2)

I'm a freshman that just started working as a research assistant for my school's computer science department. My advisor is having me root some Asus tablets and install Lineage OS 14.1, and I have ...
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Hidden WiFi not detected by phone but works when SSID is broadcasted

I noticed my phone couldn't connect to a hidden WiFi network but as soon as I broadcast the SSID of that hidden network, it suddenly connects and works. Any possible remedy on this?
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How can I add a system service to Android?

Me and another person are attempting to enable NFC on the Verizon Wear24. The watch itself has a PN548 NFC chip inside of it and was missing the kernel drivers as well as the NFC service. We have ...
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How to fix an internal storage SD card stuck on “checking…” that can't be formated?

An SD card i was using as internal storage on my tablet started malfunctioning (apps weren't working, couldn't download) and when i took it out & put it back in it showed as "checking..." in the ...
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Buttons not working on ZTE Overture 2

I've lost functionality of my Home, Recent Apps, Settings & Volume down buttons on ZTE Overture 2. Any clue on how to fix this?
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What are the “dctp” and “did” files in my Android storage?

I have noticed two strange files in my Android storage. They are named "dctp" and "did". They don't have any extensions and my programs cannot read them. What are those files and what are their ...
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What's the downloaded_rom folder and what's its difference from the Download folder?

I have a Redmi phone with Android Nougat 7.1. In the file explorer I found the downloaded_rom folder, next to the Download folder. The first one is empty. What's its purpose?
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Glasswire report that app access Internet although NetGuard have block the app

A few non-rooted (no rooted) Android 7 and 8 phones from (Huawei, ZTE, Neffos and Samsung) was tested in this simple firewall (NetGuard) experiment. Before the experiment, NetGuard and GlassWire for ...
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Have oem unlocking option available in nokia 3 ,do i have to unlock bootloader?

there are guides on rooting and it first requires to unlock bootloader on nokia3, at first i did do it but due to some issue i had flash firmware ,after flashing back there was a option available of ...
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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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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 Android 7 “Data Saver” also applies to metered WLAN?

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' mention: 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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Disable logd logging

The /data/misc/logd/ directory is filled with 256Mb log files. Currently I don't need debug log files, so I would like to turn off logging. How to do it? Partial solution: It seems I can turn off ...
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How can I speed up sidereel.com using Chrome on my android TV PCs?

I have several android TV PCs, all with the same apps and configurations. One use is watching streamed shows on TV. I use sidereal.com to keep up with my shows, but it takes forever for the site to ...
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Copy an entire Android Image to multiple devices

First and foremost, let me tell you that I am everything but a professional when it comes to the Android OS. I've just been using it casually up to now, but I do have a rather annoying task at hand ...
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Equivalent ADB command in Termux

Is there any command equivalent to adb cmd package compile -m everything -f in termux?
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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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Does LineageOS disable the Android Easter Eggs?

I'm currently running LinageOS 14.1 (Android 7.1), I found a task in Magisk named com.android.egg. It's described as being "Android Easter Egg". Researching it, I found out how to trigger it here, ...
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No home button (ViperOS for Motorola Moto G5)

I just installed ViperOS on my Moto G5 – and I cannot find the bottom bar with home, back and the other button. It is just not displayed. And I have not found anything on the Internet on how to solve ...
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How to mount sdext2 partition by Apps2SD script, before system mount?

Using Apps2SD Pro app on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005, Resurrection Remix Nougat v5.8.5 with Magisk v17.1. I lose the linked apps again & again after reboot. This happened several times already. ...
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Can video recording be auto activated when camera app is started?

In Nougat, the camera app can be started by double pressing the physical middle button on the phone. Many times I forget to press the video recording button and keep holding the phone up, thinking ...
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How to set default Home screen on Nougat/7.1.1?

It's driving me crazy. On a Moto G5s Plus (with Android 7.1.1) how do I set the screen I want as the default one, so that is shown when I press the Home button? At the moment the left-most screen (...
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Add new account to Twitter app on Samsung Tablet

I am on Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, Model SM-T715Y, running Android Version 7.71.1-release.15, trying to follow the instructions from https://help.twitter.com/en/managing-your-account/managing-multiple-...
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Pre-install some apps so they can be uninstalled without root by user

Can I (As a AOSP builder) pre install some apps so after burning on device, they can easily be uninstalled (like regular downloaded apps)? I am already familiar with system apps and priv-apps but as ...
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SD card write permission issues after restoring from backup to an identical phone model

I've been using LineageOS 14.1 on a rooted unlocked Samsung S7 (G930F) for a long time. My phone started dying, so I rebooted to TWRP and managed to take a full backup to the SD card before it died. ...
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Why my phone is sending some other phone number as my caller ID and for SMS?

I've been using LineageOS 14.1 on ZUK Z1 for quite a while now. One problem I am facing is, sometimes my phone sends text messages from some other number which I don't even know. This also happens to ...
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What is this system tray icon? [duplicate]

What is this icon? It appeared today and I've never seen it before. Android 7.1.2, Kyocera DuraForce Pro, Verizon
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Android nougat 7 sharing apps between each other, limitation

I just moved to Android nougat 7 I am running Galaxy j7 which is Rooted on a custom ROM. to my utter dismay after upgrading to Android 7, certain share options have now disappeared. from my gallery ...
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After flashing TWRP, device no longer boots

I just got a device running Android 7.1.1 (an BQ Aquaris X5 Plus to be precise). Fine device, and all – unlocking the bootloader was as easy as enabling bootloader unlock in settings, and running ...
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Home button, Notification Bar, and Recent Tabs not working

I have an Asus Zenfone 4 Max with Android 7.1.1 OS and the home button doesn't seem to be reacting with the software (probably ZenUI Launcher) because it doesn't work or go back to the home screen but ...
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Can't download offline packages in Google translate

I have the same problem as this guy How to fix the problem of offline packages not downloading in Google Translate? But the answer there, that is clearing data of the download manager didn't work for ...
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How to remove battery charging Symbol from status/notification bar in Android AOSP? [closed]

I want to remove battery charging symbol from the status/notification bar? (near to digital clock). As I have installed the Android AOSP on a development board which has not battery, so want to ...
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WiFi says connected without internet, but works fine

I am connected to a school WiFi network and I am able to access webpages and my apps work fine, but Android says I am connected but have no network. The issue is that Android defaults to mobile data ...
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Extremely high packet loss (90-95%) after several hours of Wi-Fi usage

I installed LineageOS x86 14.1 (Android 7.1.2) to a laptop (HP Pavilion 10 TS Notebook PC - e010nr), and it works just fine, except for an odd Wi-Fi issue. After a few hours of being connected (...
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LineageOS 14.1 browser keeps saying “Download Unsuccessful” at 30-35%

I recently installed LineageOS 14.1 x86 (Android 7.1.2), and have been having issues downloading with the default browser. Every download starts working, but then fails at around ≈30-35%. I have: ...
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How can I make my phone synchronize data more reliably?

Problem My phone, Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, doesn't like synchronizing my data. Sometimes it takes hours for my email and chat notifications to go through, and if I take some photos, it is very ...
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Manually trigger MediaScanner to scan files on Internal Storage on Nougat/Oreo

I often manage my files in Termux with scripts that use the mv command to move or rename them. I want to manually trigger MediaProvider to scan my internal stroage (/storage/emulated/0) or a given ...