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For questions related to the Motorola Moto G (XT1032) smartphone.

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Suddenly reboot

I am still using an old Moto G (2013) It works quite well. But sometimes it starts to behave as if a Power button is pressed - Power button menu appears, and then reboot is started, without any ...
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Different email accounts on three separate motorla phones

I have three Motorola smart phones and would like to make each one separate. I don't want them to automatically link together. One is for my husband, one is my personal phone and one is for the ...
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Motorola G6 8.0 Android was encrypted by some kind of malware, what can I do to remove the encryption

Now my smartphone doesn't let me change the encryption password: Oh now the RAM is very high, before this the RAM was always at 30%: I have read in many places that it is a bad system update, that ...
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Moto G back up without booting

I have a Moto G first generation that is stuck on the M boot screen. I have tried going to recovery and wiping cache but the cache wipe does not complete even after hours (it stays on wiping/...
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Prevent user to uninstall application from android phone

I have Moto G5 Plus Android phone. I don't want to allow someone to uninstall the application from my android phone. The android phone allows to press on the application and drag it to delete icon and ...
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Can I install GNU/Linux in text mode on android?

I want to use my old smartphone (Moto 3G) like Rassbery Pi to make some low level things with just terminal. I want to install GNU/Linux in text mode, get access to it with SSH, get connection to ...
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How to disable automatic updates on Moto phone with Android Pie

I have magisk installed because of which updates are failing. Every few hours it will download the update in background, and try to install, and fail. It's draining my battery and consuming my ...
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Where is the MTP and PTP option in Android 9?

Where is the MTP and PTP option in Android 9? I checked where is the option to enable MTP? and it's not there. I have a Moto G7 Power. I don't know if that makes a difference. I see there is a ...
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How can I fix a charging problem on Moto G5 Plus?

A Moto G5 Plus device (Android 8.1.0) was charging and performing normally with a healthy battery response. One morning, instead of being at 100% (expected after charging all night), the phone ...
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Can custom roms like aim rom or aex increase gaming performance over stock Android?

Note: I have zero technical knowledge about Android or custom roms or root etc. Am using Moto G5 plus (4bg) and I play games like PES 2019 and pubgm a lot. Now my device runs these games with some ...
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Can't flash custom TWRP recovery image on Motorola Moto G7 Power phone

I've got a brand new Motorola Moto G7 Power running Android 9. I also have Ubuntu 19.04 running on my desktop. I want to root the phone. I've managed to unlock the bootloader using Motorola's ...
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Moto g4 play is not supported by bootloader unlock program, anybody know any unofficial ways to unlock it

After days of arguing with various Motorola Customer service people, Istill have not found the reason to which the Motorola g4 play (no ads version) is not bootloader unlockable. It is not supported ...
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motorola not finding MY wifi network

My Motorola phone will not find our WiFi but will find my neighbor's. Note, my laptop can connect perfectly to my WiFi. I've tried turning my phone and modem on then off again. I've reset my WiFi ...
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Can't Install BOTIM android application in Oreo

I have Moto G5 with android Oreo OS, I am trying to install BOTIM application from play store, play store able to download it, but it gives error during installation (Can't install BOTIM app). Even I ...
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Moto g4 play is not eligible for bootloader unlock

I have a Moto g4 play bought from Amazon (no ads version) and was attempting to open bootloader by finding the device code and plugging it into the site. It is not eligible for bootloader unlock and I ...
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Camera App Crashing

I use a rooted Motorola Moto G3 (2015) Osprey XT1550 running stock 6.0.1 (not custom). It has been 3 years since I've bought this phone but recently while taking 100 - 200 photos at once (college ...
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Need urgent help in fixing soft-bricked Moto G5s

I was trying to root my Moto G5s. I did a mistake while flashing twrp, I flashed cedric instead of montana. As a result, whenever I reboot, I am getting error: Start Up Failed: Your device didn't ...
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How to block spamming SMS

I am using a MOTO-G6 and it runs on Android-8.0.0. the default SMS app is Google-Messages. I am getting tons of annoying spam SMS from contacts with no numbers. It just shows a name for example: ...
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Moto G6 audio sending through wrong audio channel

My unrooted, basically stock android decided to stop sending audio through any channels except call audio today. I have not installed any new or unstable apps recently. Symptoms include: the lower ...
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VR Compatibility: Moto G6 vs E5 Play

I hope this is the correct place to ask this (they directed me here from Meta Exchange). I'm starting to program in VR with Unity (for Android) and I'm looking to get a low-cost smartphone with VR ...
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Phone turned off for empty battery. Now it gives “No command”

My non-rooted phone (Morotola MOTO G5s Plus, bought just 2 months ago) just reached the 1% battery and automatically Powered Off. I charged it for some hours. Tried to turn it on but just the flash ...
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Can't boot into recovery or TWRP

Long story short, I was trying to get TWRP on my Moto G6 but am unable to boot in any way. fastboot boot twrp.img Results in the phone hanging with the Motorola logo. I'm guessing that this is ...
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Mobile camera pictures visible in Phone but not visible when connecting to PC

I am using Moto E3 power. I have around 500 images clicked through my mobile camera and i m able to see all of them through File Manager App in Pictures folder. But, when i am connecting my phone ...
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Can't access screen lock type settings

I've recently updated my Moto G5 to Android Oreo and since then my lock screen automatically changed from pattern to swipe.. When the phone boots up it still asks me to "enter your pattern to start ...
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Moto G5 plus, not vibrating on incoming calls

I have Moto G5 Plus, with Android Version 8.1.0. This issue is related to vibration feature. My phone has stopped vibrating when I receive incoming calls. The phone vibrates properly when there is a ...
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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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Phone's Mic does not work when earphones are connected

I have a Moto G 5 Plus (India) which got an OTA update to Oreo 8.1 I use a pair of regular headphones (without a microphone), with my phone. Before the update, I could easily take a call, and I ...
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My headset is only considered plugged when I remove it

I have a moto g 4 play and a headset. I can use other headsets with no issue on my phone, and my headset also works properly on other phones (or pc). The issue I'm having is: When the headset is ...
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How to set the notification dots in a moto g6?

I activated the notification dots on my moto g6 following this process: settings>apps & notifications>notifications>allow notification dots But, the dots is not appearing. Did I do something ...
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recover imagen for the wallpapers

i have a androi motorola e2, time ago i put one imagen for the wallpaper, after a time i deleted that imagen, but that picture still in the options, when i have to select one wallpaper for the ...
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Motorola G4 random no internet via WiFi

When connected to WiFi at home, my Android phone randomly says there is no internet connection with the WiFi and it switches to 4G. There is no notification of this. An exclamation mark will be shown ...
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Moto g4 plus can't be unlocked

When I go to unlock my moto g4 plus, I get a message that my computer cannot be unlocked. This is the getvar all result (bootloader) version: 0.5 (bootloader) version-bootloader: moto-msm8952-B1.07 (...
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Can't sync or even access contacts of Moto G4 / E4 and fresh Android 7.1.1

tl;dr I can't access or sync my contacts on two phones with freshly installed Android 7.1.1 while I can access and sync them without problems on third phone, with Android 6.0, connected to the same ...
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How to get Android 7.1 on Moto G5?

As (partially) mentioned here, I've been using Moto G4 prior to purchasing Moto G5. On Moto G4 I went from Android 6.0 through 7.0 to 7.1. I assume that Moto G5 is a successor (next generation) of ...
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Set a custom alarm / browser entire storage on Motorola Moto G5 / Android 7.0

I've been using Moto E3 and G4 before and had absolutely no problems in using custom / own alarm tones on these devices / Android versions (on both Android 6, 7.0 and 7.1 in case of G4). Now, I have ...
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Google Play updates a non-existing application

Recently, on my Moto G5 I was hit with a situation of Google Play updating an application that is not listed in the application list: Situation on right screenshot remained only until given update ...
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Migrate (nearly) everything from Android 7.0 to Android 6.0 on Lenovo Moto

tl;dr: I've migrated my system to other phone dozens of times in the past and everything always worked like a charm. But migration was always between Androids of the same same version. Now, I've ...
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How to boot with a volume button?

I have a motorola-moto-g which has a broken power button. I tried to fix my button by gluing it but now it seems that the button connection is somehow isolated and unworking completely, similar to ...
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Wirelessly cast phone to PC monitor with DisplayPort and DVI, but no HDMI

I have a Moto G phone that's about a year old. I also have a spare HP Compaq LA2405wg monitor that I'd like to wirelessly cast my phone to so I can watch Netflix in the bedroom. The monitor has ...
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Moto G4 Play Churning Through Batteries

I have a G4 Play which I used the @#(* out of for nearly a year, until I dropped it into the toilet for 2 or 3 seconds before getting it out. The battery and SIM fell out and I put it in rice for the ...
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Lost Android Phone data security

I want to know if a lost smartphone which has been marked in all google related security activities(Erase Data,Lock etc),Can someone still recover something from the phone using hardware dismembering ...
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Moto G4(XT1625)Funny behavior with sim card inserted

I have a Motorola Moto G4(XT1625, Amazon Prime Edition) on US Cellular. Data doesn't work(sim status screen shows connecting or disconnected but never connects), the signal fluctuates somewhat, and ...
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Is there a downside to keeping the HDR mode on my Moto G phone camera always on?

My moto G allows HDR (in the camera app ) in three settings: Always on Off Auto I was wondering, what's the downside to keeping HDR always on? Is there such a thing as spoiling a shot with HDR when ...
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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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How do I know that a charger is a Turbo Charger for my Moto

I have a bunch of USB chargers lying around and I wanted to clear the mess. Is there an easy way of knowing which ones support the Turbo Charging function of my Moto G5? Does every company have its ...
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My phone is making weird music when I am not touching it

My Moto G play just stared to do weird stuff, it started to play a really creepy music that I didn't even have on my phone. Google play music an Spotify (which are the two apps that I use for music) ...
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Read and sms . What's the difference

When I get a status update on my texts sent , sometimes it says "read" and sometimes it says "sms". What is the difference between the two.
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Moto G 2nd Gen - looping on optimizing apps

I believe I have a Moto G 2nd Gen (may be 1st or 3rd, not really sure). When I turn it on, it displays the Motorola splash screen animation and then displays "Optimizing app 1 of 150", then 2 of 150, ...
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Possible cause for not sending SMS messages on one of two Moto Gs

I have two Motorolas Moto G: from the same line (new, purchased in the same place in one month period), with the same operating system -- now Marshmallow 6.0.1, using exactly the same GSM provider / ...
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How to get to Torch on Moto G / Marshmallow 6.0.1

I have two copies of Motorola Moto G with (now) Marshmallow 6.0.1. One of them has recently "removed" Torch icon from notification area: Now, I don't have access to it at all. Neither in Settings ...