Questions tagged [moto-x]

Three generations of Moto X phones have been released, in 2013, 2014, and 2015. A distinguishing feature is the MotoMaker option, where back and trim colors and materials can be custom-ordered. The 2015 model is called Moto X Pure Edition in North America and Moto X Style in the rest of the world.

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Automatically limit (stop) battery charging at a given percentage

Device : Moto X Play ( Rooted, Stock, Android 6.0.1, msm8916 Board, XT1562) Why do I want to limit charging ? ( Let's leave out whether my reasons are valid or not and accept that I want to, if you ...
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Contacts have been randomly renamed and/or merged

I have a Moto X 2nd Gen running Android 5.0. All of sudden, my contacts have become very screwed up. Here are the symptoms I'm seeing names of my contacts seem to have been randomly swapped. ...
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Can I change the phrase "OK Google Now" to something else?

I want to say a different name or phrase when I wake up my Moto X android. Is there any way, or hack that I can use to change the name? Ideally I don't want to "root" the phone because I don't know ...
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How to force 2G/3G/4G?

I recently moved from Note 2 to Moto X. In Note 2, the 'Mobile Networks' page inside Settings had the 'Network Mode' setting with options: GSM/WCDMA (Auto mode), GSM only or WCDMA only. In Moto X ...
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Moto X has 5 models with different LTE bands. Does it matter which one I get?

I want to purchase an LTE phone for use with T-Mobile. According to Wikipedia model XT1053 is what I need... however it uses LTE bands that many of the other phones don't use. What is an LTE band? ...
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"There is an internal problem with your device, and it might be unstable until you factory data reset."

On boot, I'm getting the message: There is an internal problem with your device, and it might be unstable until you factory data reset. I'm experiencing no force closes or instability. What ...
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How to use speech-to-text offline?

When online When I am connected to Wi-Fi, I am able to say "Okay Google" from any screen and it will automatically start a voice search for me and look up whatever I say. I am also able to manually ...
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What does the "no command" screen mean? (Trying to execute hard reset Recovery)

I'm trying to hard reset a Motorola XT1058 I inherited from my sister that's sending me to the No command screen. When I press the all of the Power + VolUp + VolDown for a while and release which ...
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How to power-off Motorola phone without screen

How would one power down an Android phone (Moto X 2nd gen - Android 5.1) without the ability to interact with the screen? USB debugging not enabled, nor is custom recovery. I know how to reboot it, ...
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Micro SD Card Suddenly not Recognized in Phone Slot Only [closed]

This has been bothering me for weeks. I have an android phone (Moto X Pure) that allows for an external storage card to be added. I have one SD card that I was using for a while but I got a new one ...
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Moto X app screen suddenly scrolls vertically

My Moto X, for as long as I've had it, has had the classic panes of apps in the all apps section (where you can just swipe horizontally to browse through the apps). However, now I have a vertical ...
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Incoming calls Moto X ; press 1 to accept call

For some reason my Moto X is requiring me to press the number 1 in order to accept incoming calls. I thought this may be a Motorola assist glitch, but the problem was not fixed when I disabled the ...
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Enable /system write in TWRP - Systemless root

Moto X Play (XT1562), SuperSU 2.78 (systemless root), TWRP 3.0.2-r3 When I flashed TWRP, I chose the option of not writing to system to enable OS update (and also made a Nandroid just after flashing ...
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Use new hangouts dialer from google search

The new hangouts app let's me call out from it and uses VoIP... Nice! When I google a business in chrome I often get the business card with a button to call... Nice! But... It opens the regular ...
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Phone kept awake for half an hour after arriving home

My Moto X (2014) running Lollipop 5.0.1 sometimes starts chewing through battery upon arriving home after being away (or, possibly, getting back on a wi-fi connection is the trigger?). It does this ...
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How do I disable the triple vibrate of Viber?

When I get a notification in Viber it vibrates three times, as well as playing the sound. How do I stop it from vibrating three times!? I saw the question about receiving multiple notifications but ...
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I've lost my IMEI (well, it's become 0)

I've managed to lose my IMEI on my Moto X 2013/1st Gen/XT1052. I've tried the following things: flashed stock ROM removed SIM, flashed stock ROM, boot, power off, insert SIM erased modemst1 and ...
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Auto restore doesn't work

I just switched from a Nexus 4 to Moto X 2nd generation this morning. I had backup ON on my nexus 4. When I added my account on the new phone I expected all the apps and related data to get restored ...
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Unknown error code during application install "-24"

I just updated my Moto X to latest and greatest Android 4.4 KitKat (I even did full factory reset just to be sure) and now I'm trying to install WhatsApp Messenger but unable to do so, I'm getting ...
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Cannot connect my Moto X to Windows 7 PC

I cannot connect my Moto X to Windows 7, 32-bit PC via USB. After doing some research normal solutions people found were Enabling MTP in connection settings. Disabling USB debugging in Dev. settings....
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CM12 app install/reboot issue

I've installed CyanogenMod 12.1 (stable branch: cm-12.1-20151117-SNAPSHOT-YOG7DAO1K9) on my phone (MotoX, 1st gen) using Clockwork Recovery, including the version of OpenGApps recommended on CM wiki, ...
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Can I downgrade from Kitkat to JellyBean on my Moto X?

I have a stock (non-rooted) Moto X that 'upgraded' itself to Kitkat recently. Is it possible for me to go back to Jelly Bean? (Deliberately leaving out the reasons since that's not the point of ...
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Phone not showing as USB Connected

Moto X4 running Android 8.1.0. Attempts to connect the phone to any of my Windows 10 PC fail. The phone begins to charge but under Settings, USB says Not Connected. The phone does not appear in Device ...
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Better battery life by factory reset?

This is a bit odd. I thought I fairly well grokked how things worked, but this seems weird to me. I have an original Moto X. I've had it for almost two years now. It started off with Android 4.2 (...
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Moto X 2nd gen. randomly goes into Priority Mode

I own Moto X 2nd gen. and it goes into priority mode automatically. It is very annoying because the priority mode switches of my WiFi and reduces the phones ringtone volume. About phone (click the ...
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Android File Transfer cannot access device storage

I am using a Moto X (2nd Generation). I have a recurring problem that occurs when I plug my phone into my Mac to transfer files (music, etc). When I plug it in, it is unlocked and on. However, ...
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Frustrating Android Autocorrects - OK, CE, SE

My Android MotoX frustratingly auto corrects in the following ways... some -> SE come -> CE ok -> OK I've had a look through my Settings > Languate & input > Personal dictionary ...
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Phantom noise diagnosis: logcat included

I've got brand new Moto X Style. Great phone, but I have a weird issue which I'm trying to diagnose. My phone sometimes makes that volume change acknowledgement noise without any interaction. If you ...
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"Android is starting..." & "Optimizing app" @ 2014 Moto X 2nd Gen [duplicate]

I'm using 2014 Moto X (2nd Gen) and lately I keep getting: Android is starting... & Optimizing app whenever I start my phone( I tried to clear wipe cache partition, but that did not help towards ...
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Recover data from Moto X with broken display

I have a Moto X (Lollipop 5.1) whose display is broken. I have some files and photos in it which are very important. Unfortunately, I didn't use Dropbox or Google Drive to backup my content. I tried ...
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Why does the YubiKey Neo only use Firefox, not Chrome?

I want to use the YubiKey NEO with Chrome, and when I tap the NFC sensor to the phone, the only app I can use is Firefox. I would like to have SSO work with Chrome, but not sure how they were able to ...
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No Google Now Hotword Detection on Moto X

I've checked this solution, but it hasn't worked for me. After updating to 4.4, my Moto X Google Now has lost the "OK Google" hotword function. "OK Google Now" on the Moto X system still works, but I ...
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Google Hangouts vibrates although vibration is disabled

I'm having a really annoying issue to where when i receive a text message through hangouts my phone will vibrate and make a sound when it isn't muted even though in the hangouts app and in the ...
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Moto X Battery Question

I'm new to android and the Moto X. (iPhone 4s previously. don't judge.) I purchased my Moto X a couple days ago (2/15/14) and overall I'm very happy. The battery life has me concerned though. ...
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How do Moto X and Nexus "wake on pickup" work?

I have seen many apps that give the ability to wake up phone screen simply by picking the phone up off a table (not talking about proximity sensor here). One thing they all have in-common is that this ...
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Some songs don't show up in Google Play Music on phone?

Before I start, no this is not a duplicate of this question. They just happen to have similar titles. Anyway, I wanted to listen to music on my Moto X smartphone. So like I have always done with ...
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My moto x wont turn on or charge

So my Motorola X will not turn on or charge. Some other people have told me to connect it to a 5 volts 2.1 amps charger but that wont work for me. If any of you know a way that can work for me I would ...
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Where is the NFC element located in a Moto X?

I have a Moto X (2013 version) -- and use Google Wallet's tap-to-pay at merchants that support it. With certain readers, I end up moving the phone around over the reader until it works; knowing where ...
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Invalid WI-FI Networks showing in "WI-FI Networks" list

In my WI-FI list, I see 5 password protected WI-FI networks that appear to be in range. The problem is, I know these networks are not in range. It appears as if I was in range at some point and when I ...
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How do I backup and restore a Moto X to a replacement Moto X? (Apps, icons, and SMS)

I used the Motorola Migrate utility to copy my data such as SMS, photos, and other stuff to my replacement phone. What I'm missing is my apps (Google Authenticator) and the data that goes with those ...
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Can I cast phones display on laptop? my phones display not working

Mobile: Moto X2nd Generation OS: Android 6 My phones display not working, I am able to unlock it and touch is working. Is there any application by which I can cast my phones display on my computer?
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MMS (send & recieve) stopped working last month on Moto X

I'm trying to debug an issue with my wife's Moto X: she sends/receives SMS (individual texts) just fine, but MMS (photos & group texts) fail to send or receive. Details Moto X (v1) running 4.4....
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How to shut down (and start up) Moto X without lock button?

I have a Moto X and my lock button on the side has broken. Is there any way to shut down the phone even though the button is broken? Will this allow me to start it back up too?
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Unable to get oem unlock data

I am dealing with a Motorola X4 that says "Your device is corrupt. It can't be trusted and will not boot." when ever I try to boot it up. I am able to get the device into fastboot mode, and ...
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How can I get voice control like my Moto X 2nd Gen had?

My last phone was a Moto X 2nd Generation. The Moto Voice app was great - I could say "Away Team to Voyager (my custom command phrase) - what's up?" and it would read me all current notifications ...
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With the Pixel line, Google has abandoned Android Open Accessory 2.0. What do they use for USB audio now?

I recently got a Moto X4. Unlike my previous phone, the Nexus 5X, this one does not support AOA 2.0, meaning it cannot digitally connect to the Kenwood head unit in my car. Previously, I was able to ...
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"Google Now" and Moto Assist not providing Voice feedback when in Hands-free mode

I'm not sure if this is caused by Google Now or Moto Voice. This is a Moto X (1st Gen). I am using Moto Voice. I have Moto set to Speak to me at Home and when driving. When I am driving (or at home) ...
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Weird battery behavior with new battery - Moto x 2nd gen

I have a Moto X 2nd gen (2014) that I got about 2 years ago. The battery has been failing recently and was dying at around 20 to 30%. I ordered a new battery on ebay that claimed to be genuine (It's ...
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Can't clean format in TWRP Recovery

Phone Moto X, "Ghost" 2013, 1st-gen., Developer's version and unlocked with Motorola code. Maybe this is not supposed to be cleaned off, but thought I'd ask as I am far from an expert with this stuff....
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Switch sim cards?

Up to about 3 weeks ago, I had a Motorola Moto X running Android 5.1 with Verizon/CDMA . Then I switched to a Nexus 5 running Android 6 with Ting/GSM. The Ting service is terrible it turns out, so I ...