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Questions tagged [motorola-moto-g]

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

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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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Physcially access nonvolatile memory on Moto-G

I have a Moto-G 1st generation, on which I installed CyanoGenMod. After the Motorola handset company was sold, there was a point where I refused to upgrade the bootloader, and hence was no longer ...
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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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how to disable screen lock?

Idk what happened last night but I used to have no screen lock and now I have to swipe to unlock and swiping left or right opens up stuff how do I go back to no loc
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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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Moto G Falcon read onlypartitions

My Moto G Falcon (XT1033) just rebooted 2 days ago and I got stuck at the installed custom ROM boot animation. And I can't flash any custom ROM nor the Stock ROM via mfastboot. everything is freezed. ...
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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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Moto G5s boots into recovery by default

After accidentally updating a rooted phone my phone now boots into recovery by default I can still start the phone by pressing start on the bootloader. Do you now any way to fix this. Running Magisk ...
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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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Can update everything except Google and Google Chrome - Moto G4 + Nougat

For the past couple of weeks I haven't been able to update either Google or Chrome on my Moto G4 - but I can update everything else, including other Google apps (Drive, Gmail, Google Play Movies + TV, ...
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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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First text selection + delete removes only single word

I have noticed on my Lenovo Moto G / Android 7.1 that each time I select larger part of text in any edit field and hit Delete button, only first word is deleted and remaining text stays selected. ...
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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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Can I improve the video cmpression on my Moto G5?

I am rather disappointed with the compression of the recorded videos on the Moto G5 (with the default photo/video app). In the lowest possible quality (resolution 640x480), a one minute video is appr....
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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 G [Falcon] Restarts/Reboots Randomly

My Moto G (gen. 1) reboots randomly. Sometimes it works fine for a few hours and sometimes it will restart in a loop until I shut it down completely. The screen goes blurry before it reboots. When it ...
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What type of battery does a Moto E 3rd generation use?

I've seen it claimed that it's a 2750 mAH one which I thought was unlikely, as from E4 to G5 they've kept the GK40 2800 mAH one, but why would they break interoperability for a measly 50 mAH? Then I ...
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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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How to confirm if my phone is broken? My phone is not working 100%

So I have a suspicion that my Android phone is broken, but I have no evidence to support it. How do I get evidence so that I can confirm my suspicions? Here is what happened yesterday: Boot loop ...
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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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Keeping a backup Android phone ready to use

I like to keep a backup phone, especially on work trips just because if I lose a phone or break it then the downside of losing connectivity is too high. Ideally, I'd like to keep the backup phone as ...
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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 ...
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Phone reception puzzle

My wife and I both have 2013 vintage moto g phones using the GiffGaff network. My phone gets decent enough reception, whereas my wife struggles to get reception most of the time (for instance see is ...
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How can I let apps use their default notification sound on Moto G5

I have a Moto G5 S, Android 7.1.1, and all (messaging?) apps are using a really annoying notification sound (the one that came by default in the phone). I would prefer that each app uses their default ...
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JIO VoLTE is not working with Moto G5 plus

I am trying from so many days to enable VoLTE on MOTO G5 PLUS but VoLTE is not working in any of the SIM slots. The current Android version is Nougat. Can somebody help me how can I enable VoLTE ...
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Mobile Google Maps' setting for receiving location share notifications

tl;dr: Is there any specific configuration switch or setting that controls whether mobile Google Maps is or isn't showing notifications about someone sharing a location with me? I've been sharing ...
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Navigation nearly completely unusable on Moto G

tl;dr: Is there any known / reported problem with navigation on Lenovo Moto G / Android 6.0 or in the GPS network general? I found navigation completely useless in my case, because it keeps GPS fix ...
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Is “Delete this message” functionality ignored in mobile Gmail?

I have messages threaded in both my PC's Gmail and mobile Gmail on-board my Moto G Plus / Android 6.0. Three or four days later I used "Delete this message" menu item in my PC's Gmail: Yet, my mobile ...
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Android Moto G5 Bands: Will handset purchased in India work in Greece / Turkey? [closed]

I have an Android Moto G5. The specs show the following bands but will all handsets support all bands? Or is this a superset of all supported bands in the Model but the actual ones depend on where ...
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Moto G Play gets wako. Speaker fault. How to find source of problem?

Every 24-48 hours my Moto G Play / Android 6.0.1 gets wako meaning: (most often) During call I can't hear the other person and other person can't hear me, (rare) Notification sounds are played very ...
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How to reduce Call volume below lowest setting?

How can I reduce the minimum call volume while using a headset on Android? I am using a Moto G5 Plus, but I am searching generally for all models a way to adjust in-call volume beyond the default ...
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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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Motorola G4 Plus canne ot run wifi and hotspot at the same time [duplicate]

Pressing one with turn off the other and visa versa. Android 7 latest patch.
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Why doesn't Motorola Moto G4 sometimes not accept phone calls?

I'm using a Motorola Moto G4 Play with LineageOS. From time to time I get a message that someone tried to call me, but I wasn't available. This hasn't happened with other phones, so I suspect that it ...