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Questions tagged [motorola-moto-g5]

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Problems installing Lineage on Moto G5 w TWRP

TWRP is fine. I have lineage-15.1-20180415-UNOFFICIAL-cedric.zip in the Downloads folder on the 'phone. On attempting to flash this, TWRP fails with: "Updater process ended with ERROR: 255". Advice ...
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What is 'Launcher3' in Android Nougat?

I was recently trying Microsoft's Arrow launcher and it was then I saw that the default launcher on my phone is called 'Launcher3'. Its icon resembles 16-bit icon. From what I read, it is the name ...
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Google Calendar app constantly missing notifications

Since I got the new phone Google Calendar app on it had been abysmal at making notifications it is supposed to. Most of the time they just never happen or happen late at the wrong time. Sometimes ...
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Controlling Android phone with Seven Square under Ubuntu 18.10 does not work

I would like to remotely control my Android device (a Motorola Moto G5 running LineageOS 15.1) with my Ubuntu 18.10 laptop. So, I watched this tutorial and got this result instead of this. Not only ...
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Motorola Moto G5 crashes when trying to use WhatsApp’s web app and won’t reboot anymore (LineageOS/ViperOS)

First, I tried to install LineageOS on my Motorola Moto G5 which worked perfectly fine – until I installed WhatsApp and tried to open its web application. Therefore, one has to scan a QR-code. But ...
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No home button (ViperOS for Motorola Moto G5)

I just installed ViperOS on my Moto G5 – and I cannot find the bottom bar with home, back and the other button. It is just not displayed. And I have not found anything on the Internet on how to solve ...
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SD Card is not showing up filemanager

I'm using Moto G5 Plus (32GB) with the latest updates (Android version: 7.0 Security patch: April 2018). Somedays back I noticed something wrong with my SD card. It's not showing in file manager app(...
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Can't unlock bootloader Moto G5 XT1672

I'm trying to unlock the bootloader on my Moto G5, the adb commands works, but I can't find my device in the command prompt when it is in fastboot mode. I was following the instructions on this ...
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Cannot flash twrp-3.2.3-0-cedric.img (Motorola Moto G5) (“Image not signed or corrupt”)

I have followed all the steps of this guy but flashing twrp-3.2.3-0-cedric.img failed. When I open my Ubuntu console and type fastboot flash recovery /home/username/folder/twrp-3.2.3-0-cedric.img, it ...
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Moto G5 Plus Wi-Fi disconnects every now and then

Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 - Boot-loader locked) running on Stock Android 8.1.0 with latest security patch(August 2018) disconnects from Wi-Fi network for no apparent reason. My device is right next to the ...
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Google Photos backs up only cover photo from burst mode photos

When I take picture on my Moto G5 Plus, I long press in my Camera app to get multiple photos. From what I have read, it is called burst mode. The photos are stored in the /storage/emulated/0/DCIM/...
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What is effecting my Android's sound?

Recently, while listening to music and YouTube the volume level fluctuates. It goes from... what I set it to - to 70% lower volume - to back to what I set it to - to 70% lower, on and on and on. ...
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Only some apps on my moto g5 have internet access

I have had a Motorola Moto G5 for around a month now and today, suddenly it seems that apps like Instagram are unable to connect to the internet. I have restarted the phone, restarted the modem, ...
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Motorola g5 charge port issue

I've been wondering whether my issue with Motorola g5 is software related or hardware. It's hard to charge it, there are a lot of apps installed so it could be software. But the inconsistency e.g. ...
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Moto G5 Plus - WhatsApp Cloud Backup, System Update Check not available in Roaming

When I am in roaming, WhatsApp chat cloud backup (in google drive) does not happens, it says, "Waiting for Internet connection". Similarly, when I try to check system update, it says, "system update ...
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Change USB connection mode using ADB only (broken screen)

I am trying to use Vysor to control my Moto G5 which has a broken screen (completely black). It appears to be working otherwise (rings when called etc). However, I cannot connect to my PC using USB ...
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How do I set the default user?

My device (Moto G5 Plus/Android 7.0) has two users: Foo and Bar. Foo is the default one, created when I've setup my phone. How do I set Bar as the default one and change Foo to be the secondary one?
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How can I see what calls were automatically rejected with the “only receive calls from contacts” option?

I've been expecting a call back about a job and I just realized I've had my phone on only receive calls from contacts. Is there any way to recover those past calls or see if someone else has called me?...
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TWRP saying no OS is installed

Device information: Motorola Moto G5 16GB (Cedric) Stock firmware, android 7.0 Custom recovery TWRP 3.2.1-0 (previously 3.1.0-0) Bootloader unlocked (obviously) Rooted, Magisk v15.0 I was just going ...
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how to stop motorola moto G5 from automatically rebooting?

I have a Motorola Moto G5S (it is displayed exactly like this in the about/status config) running android 7.1.1 (stock ROM from my telecom) Sometimes it reboots out of the blue, even when I am using ...
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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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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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It's possible to use Miracast with a Moto G5 Plus and Android H96 Pro TV box?

I'm trying to connect my Moto G5 Plus phone to my new H96 Pro+ tv box without success. I connect both to the same network but can't transmit screen. It simply won't appear as a device in Miracast. ...
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Method to block calls on dual SIM and block notifications from some apps (scheduled)

I recently got a Motorola G5S Smartphone with Android 7.1.1 with Dual SIM. One SIM is work-related, the other private. Also, every App on my phone is either work-related or private. I'm searching for ...
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Moto G5 Plus Xt1687 failed to validate recovery image. Can't reboot, can't go to recovery

Something really weird happened to my 6-month old Moto G5 plus. I had an android update, I downloaded the update and during setup, the phone suddenly froze. I was not able to turn it on, so I decided ...
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Moto G5 Plus with Square or PayPal chip reader?

Square doesn't provide any compatibility information for this phone, and PayPal doesn't provide phone-specific compatibility information at all. Does anyone have evidence that this phone works with a ...
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Moto G5 Plus Screen Wake Problems

Everything was working fine until about a week or two ago. Earlier, the screen would wake when I got a notification or if I titled my phone a little, the clock out show. Now, my phone constantly ...
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4G network compatibility in France

I read somewhere (here) that in France, in order for the 4G to work ideally with all carriers, one should have a smartphone with the 4G network spec: "FDD-LTE : Bands : 1/3/7/20/28". I am considering ...
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How can I root a Lenovo Moto G5?

I think question is quite clear ... I have a Lenovo Mot G5, and I want to root it (mostly to use AFWall), but I have not yet found any "clean" way to do it. Do you know any way to have it rooted, but ...
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Moto G5 Plus- Facing issues with notification of whatsapp

Hello guys i have moto g5 plus (4gb 32gb version). It happen sometimes when there is notification of whatsapp , when i click on that notification it doesnot opens whatsapp .any other user facing this ...
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Hide onscreen buttons of back, home & recent apps in Keyboard apps on Moto G5 Plus

I have Moto G5 Plus. I have enabled One-button navigation in Moto Actions using which I can use the swipe actions on home button to replicate back/home/recent apps buttons. This hides the onscreen ...
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How do I block ALL callers from leaving voicemail?

My work is with liars who like to lie about leaving messages. As a result, I have incorporated notice into my contract that they cannot leave me a voicemail, send text messages, or send emails (which ...