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How to get encryption keys for "adoptable storage" in MotoG3 without root - alternate methods, anyone?

So my sister in law handed me her MotoG3 where some apps had mysteriously disappeared and the videos of their little puppy were all gone (the videos of their kids were not as important apparently). ...
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I ejected SD card through phone before factory resetting BUT card is empty. How can I recover this?

Just before I factory reset my Motorola G3 I pressed “eject SD card” through the settings. (I didn’t remove the card from the phone though) Now everything the from SD card (media/photos) are gone. ...
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Open Engineer Mode and run other hidden codes on Moto G 3rd generation device?

I'm running LineageOS ROM on my Moto G 3rd generation smartphone and recently I wanted to run some hidden codes of Android like *#06# for IMEI and so on. However, none of this ones works correctly on ...
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Rooting again after installing LineageOS?

After following the following steps: rooting a motorola g3, installing TWRP wiping the phone (without micro-sd present) with TWRP installing lineageOS wiping the phone (without micro-sd present) ...
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Motorola g3 and unreadable SD Card

A couple of days ago the SD card (which is the "expanded filesystem" from android 6.0) on my phone stopped working. The phone still boots and works, but all my data (especially photos and WhatsApp ...
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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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Moto G3 hangs at boot after rooting

I have a Moto G3 and I have just rooted it. When I rebooted it, it is taking too much time for rebooting. It's nearly passed 45 minutes since I rebooted.
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Moto G 3rd Gen - SD Card stopped working

This morning my SD Card suddenly stopped working. As soon as I removed it and reinserted it, nothing happens. It does not even tell me to format it. I also tried to insert it in my PC but it says that ...
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What is the easiest way to record gameplay on android?

I have a Moto g3. Is it possible to record android gameplay in the same way fraps records pc gameplay?
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'Ok Google' auto launch "randomly"

My phone is a Motorola Moto G3. Sometimes, when I'm not using it, 'Ok Google' feature auto launchs and records my voice. I think it could be a bug. Is any workaround to prevent that and not disable ...
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Phone bricked? Stuck in boot (can't access ADB)

Unfortunately my Moto G XT1543 is stuck in the boot. PWR + VOL DWN does not work, and adb returns the following: adb reboot bootloader daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 * ...
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Cannot flash Moto G3 2015 due to "Preflash validation failed" error

I have a Moto G3 XT1550 phone. I had to reset the phone as its UI was restarting on its own after 1-2 minutes of usage. After the phone booted, it asked me to enter the GMail and password the phone ...
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Formatted phone, including system

I was going around TWRP recovery and tried a few things and then I accidently wiped my entire android system. Now I am left with the custom recovery and a phone that gets stuck at the bootloader ...
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Android 6.0 - how to update rooted and tweaked MotoG 2015

Recently I got a notification update to version 24.71.2.en.eu. When I tried to install it I received error: mount point :/system location: /dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/system , file system type: ...
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Cannot move apps to SD Card

I own a Motorola Moto G 3rd generation upgraded to Marshmallow with an SD card plugged in (formatted as internal storage) and I am not able to get the apps to install there. I tried app2sd and I am ...
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I need help with my phone...this is urgent

i have a rooted phone.i recently tried download the modded play store but it failed resulting in my phone not having a proper google play store and google framework was buggered.i kept getting the '...
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Moto G3 (6.0) - Can't access files, tried many guides

I'm unable to access files on an Moto G3 updated for Marshmallow 6.0 ("this folder is empty" when connected to a pc, tried on several computers). I tried several fixes and guides but nothing out there ...
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Phone stuck on "Sign in with a google account that was previously synced on this device"

My Motorola Moto G3 was stolen yesterday (a man on a moped grabbed it from my hand). When I got home I changed my google account password and then went to Android Device Manager and requested that the ...
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Android not updating from 6.0 to 6.0.1 for Moto G 3rd gen

So... Moto G3 2015 from UK, purchased as carrier independent XT1541 Current system version 24.41.33.osprey_retgb.retgb.en.GB retgb According to the official Moto UK website, Android 6.0.1 was made ...
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somehow newly saved contacts get disappeared

I'm using MOTO-G Turbo edition. Somehow my newly saved contacts get disappeared. Sometimes it saves and works fine but sometimes it saves and did not show me in my contacts list. Can anyone please ...
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OTG USB 3.0 not working in Moto G3

I recently bought a 32 GB capacity USB 3.0 OTG SanDisk pen drive model number SDDD2-032G-G46. When connected I was able to view the files in the pen drive and even copy some files, however when I ...
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Updating the Moto G 3rd gen from Lollipop 5.1.1 to Marshmallow 6.0.1

I'm on a UK Moto G, 3rd gen, 8GB storage, 1GB memory, currently on Android 5.1.1. I have numerously been prompted to update to 6.0. The 6.0 on Moto G 3rd gen has some bugs, like the shutter sound ...
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Stock Android 6 (Motorola Moto G 3rd gen) has no 'Exchange ActiveSync' account option

I own a Motorola Moto G 3rd generation that's running Android 6 Marshmallow. I'm trying to do two way contacts/calendar syncing with my outlook.com account. By using the Microsoft Outlook app, one ...
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How to fix a sudden increase in battery drain?

My Moto G phone (3rd gen; Android 6.0) used to charge rapidly and last over a day. I upgraded it from Lollipop to Marshmallow in mid-February and it still performed well. However, for the past 3 weeks ...
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Is there any way to turn off shutter sound of camera in Android Marshmallow?

I am using Motorola G3. After upgrading to Android Marshmallow I am not able to turn off camera's shutter sound. I searched and found it is the bug of android 6. Is there any way to turn of shutter ...
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Home button, quick settings, lock screen won't work on Moto G 2015

We have a 2015 Moto G that's less than 2 months old, and already exhibiting all the symptoms shown in this forum thread: Home button doesn't work when in an app, but does work in application switcher ...
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Issues after Updating to Marshmallow

I have a 3rd generation Motorola Moto G. I recently updated it to Marshmallow. After doing this, at first I did not encounter any issues but soon afterwards, I started to experience many issues with ...
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Android 6 Update Changed SD Card Name

I have a Motorola Moto G3 Smartphone and I installed the Android 6 update yesterday. After installing the update, I found out that all my playlists, App preferences and basically everything that ...
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Okay Google option to open from lock screen using Moto G 3rd Gen

Can anyone help me? On my Moto g 3rd Gen I cannot open by saying OK Google from the lock screen. In fact it doesn't even give me that option. The only option that i have when i go to my OK Google ...
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Last Android update removed icons from several apps

I have a Moto G 3rd generation, and updated it with latest Android version (24.11.25). After the Update the icons for some APP disappeared. I think it were all the applications i had moved to my SD ...
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Chrome not loading tabs

I have Moto G3 XT1541 on stock Lollipop 5.1.1 and sometime tabs won't load. I just get stuck on this Usually, I just have to close the tab and reopen it and it will work but it's quite annoying
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How can I access my MOTO G3 if I forgot my mobile pattern? [duplicate]

I have forgot my screen lock pattern of my MOTO G3. What do I do now? How can I access my mobile now. If there is any solution, please let me know.
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How to keep the phone screen on while charging?

I have Moto G gen 3 updated to latest system update, not rooted. I need a simple solution to keep my phone's screen awake when it's plugged in.
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Transfer all data files from internal memory to external SD card

I would like to know how to transfer entire internal drive to external micro SD card on the Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen? The reason is my phone is saying it can't update because there is no space left....
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how do I enable 180 degree screen rotation on Moto G (3rd gen)?

how do I enable 180 degree screen rotation on Moto G (3rd gen)? Portrait is default Landscape rotates the screen by 90 degrees but is there a way to enable auto rotate for 180 degrees (upside ...
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How to root Moto G (3rd gen) running Android 5.1.1?

I recently bought a Moto G (3rd gen) and I want to root it. It runs Lollipop 5.1.1. My previous phone ran Android Jelly Bean and rooting was easy with the Framaroot app. But it does not work on ...
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Difference between Google Photos Sync and Google Photos Backup Sync?

In the Accounts section of setup, what is the difference between Google Photos Sync and Google Photos Backup Sync? When would I want to enable one over the other, and when would I want to enable both?...
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