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Questions tagged [motorola-moto-g2]

For questions related to the Motorola Moto G 2014 smartphone (models XT1063–XT1079).

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Preventing your device from vibrating whenever it gains or loses its mobile network connection

I've been using a Moto G (2nd generation) running Android 6.0 "Marshmallow". I was playing with the settings, and changed some setting. Now, every time the phone loses or regains cellular service — ...
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Temporarily rooting an old 2nd generation Moto G - how can it be done?

I have an old Android phone (Moto G 2nd generation, running 5.0.2), from which I need to access files in the data\system folder. As I still do use this phone, I'd rather not permanently root it. ...
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Moto G 2014 without OS or any connection, stuck with fastboot and TWRP

For a few days now, I've been trying to recover my phone. It's a XT1069 (a brazilian dual-SIM Moto G 2014 with 16 GB of storage and DTV). It had a Resurrection Remix ROM with Android 7.1. The battery ...
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Fix Broken Launcher on Soft-Bricked Device

I recently tried to remove the Google search bar on my homescreen using this tutorial by disabling the Google Search app in settings. It turns out I was using the Google Now launcher, and so when I ...
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Latin American Moto G2 locked in Europe?

I bought an unlocked Moto G2 (2014) in Chile last year, model XT1063. It was new but on display in a store, no connection to any service providers, no contract, no sim lock. I use CyanogenMod 13, it ...
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Moto G2 (Titan): "fastboot flash recovery" won't work.

my Basic Plan, is to install the latest Version of LineageOS 14.01 via TWRP 2.8.0.1. This failed with an error "unknown command [log]". Next Idea: update TWRP to latest Version 3.1 and try again. So i ...
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Bricked Moto G2 XT1068 with a Cynogenmod with low battery.Need some help :)

I have Moto G 2nd generation XT1068. I flashed my custom ROM and installed a CYNOGENMOD in my phone.It worked fine for 4 month and now its totally bricked. I could enter fastboot mode but it shows low ...
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Moto G 2nd Gen Photos disappearing

I am using Moto g 2nd Gen. I have a weird problem with my phone. If I took any photos & leave those in my phone. After 2-3 months I cant able to view those photos. Gallery shows a Grey image as ...
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Google now cannot display cards because of low storage space

My android phone has 5.5gb of internal storage and I have used around 3.9. I have the rest of the apps on a SD card set as adoptable storage . Google now says it cannot display cards because of low ...
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moto g2 XT1068 not turning on

I was rooting my XT1068,after rooting root checker displayed root accesses is not complete.i thought it was because of old superSU so downloaded latest superSU v2.67 installed it in fastboot and ...
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Network not changing

Whenever I am trying to change my mobile data from SIM 2 to SIM 1 its not working, it says data subscription change in progress but it never change actually. Settings - Sim cards - preferred sim for ...
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Is there a way to know if the installed Android is official?

I know that if one has access to the firmware files, one can check if the firmware is the official stock firmware or not by looking at the SHA1. Now, suppose that Android has already been installed ...
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Moto G 2nd generation soft bricked

I've just downloaded Kingo Android Root and after some minutes my Moto G 2nd generation soft bricked and now stays in the Moto logo forever. Since I don't know anything about how to root a phone with ...
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What fastboot erase actually does?

I've seem some suggestions on the internet that we can do a factory reset on the Motorola Moto G (2nd gen) by using the following commands: fastboot erase modemst1 fastboot erase modemst2 fastboot ...
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Official firmware for Moto G 2014 XT1069

I've got one Moto G 2014 XT1069 (dual sim) device, that I might need to flash the factory image. The point is that I'm totally new to this, and although I have found many tutorials on the matter, I'm ...
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Moto G stuck on the screen "Warning bootloader unlocked"

I'm trying to solve a problem that is affecting a Moto G 2014 XT1069 device. What happened is that the device did shutdown, then when trying to power it up again, it stayed stuck on the Motorola logo ...
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Fix 'Your SIM cannot be registered' problem with Moto G2 on Android Marshmallow

I have Moto G 2nd Generation mobile with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The problem is suddenly one day, one of my SIM doesn't get signal at all. I tried: Settings > More > Cellular Networks > ...
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What is Motorola Camera app's Photo naming convention?

The Images are saved as IMG_yyyyMMdd_kkmmssSSS.jpg Here, the yyyyMMdd part in filenames matches the first half of the photo's EXIFDate/Time data. Can anyone please help me out with figuring out the ...
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Why is phone storage breakdown not adding up

When I go into the internal storage menu, the subsections (only apps and cache because I use adoptable storage) do not add up to the total internal storage space used. What is not being shown? ...
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Moto G2 is not starting

I have MOTO g2. Yesterday night, I was uninstalling some apps to free up the memory and by mistake I disabled few google apps and force stopped google play. Then, the menu was not started and hence I ...
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Bluetooth pairing fails, no more PIN entry field

I wanted to pair a bluetooth device (specifically, Dynamo Harvester) with my Moto G 2 (Android 6) with the normal workflow: Open bluetooth system settings, scan for devices, select Dynamo Harvester, ...
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Couldn't acquire root after running superboot

I've already done all steps for getting root at my MotoG (2nd generation) but still can't acquire the privilege. Unlocked bootloader: Started developer mode + USB debug Ran fastboot oem unlock ...
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Photos and videos visible on phone., but impossible to import to a Mac

I have a Moto G 2nd gen, with android 6 (marshmallow). It appears that the phone contains some photos and videos which I can see through the Gallery, but I am unable to import to Photos.app on OSX. ...
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Android Marshmallow usb problem moto g2

My moto g2 is not being detected via USB when I connect it to my PC. It still charges however. Its not getting recognized since i have done marshmallow update. i have even enabled MTP in developer ...
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What are the implications of doing fastboot erase modemst1?

I installed a Cyanogenmod 12.1 snapshot on my Moto G 2014 when I got it, it previously has only had the stock ROM installed, no other custom ROMs. I soon discovered that the GPS wasn't working on ...
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Motorola g2 flashing issues

I have installed cm 13 on my moto g2 xt1068.I have twrp installed.I want to install gapps but flashing that it gives me binary file issues.is arm or x86 suitable for moto g2 xt1068? Which 1 is okay ?...
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Setting default Save Location in Android 6.0

Is there a way to set the default installation from my Apps to SD Card. I couldn't find it, in Settings/App/Configurate Apps and Setting/Storage & USB. Where do i have to look for it? Thanks ...
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Android 6.0 Marshmallow SD Card Not mounting

I was having problems with my 32gb sdcard from day 1 . It use to unmount suddenly and I had to re boot to mount it. Also, the sdcard all folders where not showing when I connected the phone to PC.To ...
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moto g2 caught in restart loop

this is a year old phone just barely past the warranty,its running on kitkat 4.4.4 with no rooting or any other tweaking with system. a few weeks ago i left it at night with google music playing and ...
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How can I move apps en masse to my SD card?

Apps keep getting installed on my internal storage when I would much rather they be on my much larger SD card that is formatted as internal memory. Is there a way to tell my phone to move a bunch of ...
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How can I root my Moto G2?

I want to root my Moto G2 (running Marshmallow). I've never tried this before, so please tell me exactly step by step.
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Android won't factory reset

I've been having trouble with my phone lately so I decided to back up my data and factory reset, but every time I want to do it the "reset phone" button does not work, I can't even press it. ...
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Reversed audio channels in Moto G2 on Marshmallow (6.0)

So it appears that all Moto G2 updated to Marshmallow have the audio channels swapped (left plays right and right plays left), which is quite an annoyance. Do you think there's a way to fix this by ...
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Clean update/install of new Android version (non-nexus)

I don't have a Nexus device (I have a Moto G2 2013). Today I received the OTA update from my manufacturer (6.0 Marshmallow). I want to do a clean install/update on my device. For example, when ...
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All processes crashing suddenly

So, for the 5th time, my Moto G2 (2014) started crashing all android core processes: acore, gapps, etc; over and over again, you press the "OK" button, it crashes again immediately. Resetting the ...
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How to view ringtone associated with a contact in moto g2

I'm using Moto g2 with Lollipop 5.0.2. I can set custom ringtones for a contact. But Cannot see anywhere which ringtone is associated with the contact.
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I've formatted my SD card as internal on CM13 nightly and now it won't update

So the update is stored in storage/emulated/0/cmupdater and if I try to update via the Settings it just boots into TWRP and does nothing. I tried manually browsing to flash the zip but I can't seem to ...
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Why am I running out of space?

My phone (a Moto G 2nd Gen running Android 5.0.2) says I currently have 441MB of free space on my phone. I am trying to download an app that is 27MB. My phone refuses to let me, because it says I don'...
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Set default location mode to device only [duplicate]

On my Motorola Moto G XT1068 with 5.0.2 whenever I'd turn on "location" it would ask permission to use high accuracy mode, and if I remember rightly, send information to Google. I always chose ...
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Does rooting phone wipe your data if the bootloader is unlocked?

A few months ago I reset my phone because it had began to break and get really laggy. I want to re-root it now, I was just wondering if it would reset my data if the bootloader is already unlocked?
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Moto G System update installation

I've downloaded a system update and now i'am freak out. I downloaded new update on my phone by going to About Phone/System update and when it finish downloading it ask installation and I click yes. ...
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Apps' (those moved into external SD card) icon vanishes from home screens after every reboot

My Moto G (2014), running CM12.1, has only 8GB internal storage (5.5GB free to use). This is insufficient for normal use. Therefore, I shifted most of my apps to the external SD card (32GB, class 10, ...
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How to use OTG cable in Motorola Moto G2?

Recently, I purchased an OTG cable model S-K07 to use with my Moto G2 mobile. When I connected the OTG cable with 4GB pen drive, FAT32 formatted, it did not work. After some time, the pen drive got ...
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Phone is discharging extremely fast.. How to stop this?

I'm a moto gen 2 user, my phone is discharging extremely fast.. Just switches off overnight even with >50% charge .. But I'm able to charge properly.. Takes long, but its fine.. Tried the factory ...
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How to restart android, without touch or removing battery?

All of a sudden my Android (Lollipop) stopped responding while I was using an app. I pressed the power button two times and the problem persisted. I waited a few minutes and pressed the power button ...
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Why did my Google Play store switch to Chinese?

I tried to update an app, and all of a sudden my Google Play Store switched from English to Cantonese. I'm in New Zealand, and my ip address--according to whereisip.net--appears to be California. ...
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Disable "Search apps..." search bar

Device: Moto G 2nd gen (Android 5.0.2). I'm not sure what I've done (if anything at all), but now when I click on the apps icon in my home screen, instead of my apps being divided between a few pages ...
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Facebook Messenger consumes a lot of battery even if no messages are sent/received

I recently installed Facebook Messenger and it seems to be consuming a lot of battery, even if no messages are sent/received in a day. Below is the battery usage for reference. As you can see ...
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Many notifications show up when connected to WiFi

I have Moto G (2nd gen) with 3G connection. During my office hours I am constantly conncted to my 3G network and when I am to my home I connect to my WiFi network. I have noticed this unusual ...
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How to get the manufactured date information in Android?

In old Nokia phones we get the manufacturer information and manufactured date, purchase date, no. of repairs done etc using the codes like *#92702689# , *#0000# and *#06#. While only the *#06# works ...
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