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SD card not showing files when connected to pc

When my phone MOTOROLA G3(2015) is updated to Marshmallow, its not showing files when connected to PC. While connecting, it shows options as charing only, PTP, MTP, MIDI. When I select MTP, it shows ...
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Nexus 6 display performance, PWM and flickering

Does anyone have any information about Nexus 6 (and its "brothers") real display performance? I'm worried about PWM/flickering, that usually exists in AMOLED displays and makes them completely ...
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How to flash Android O image in Moto G4 Plus

I have Moto G4 Plus device which has Android 7.0 - I want to flash Android O system image in Moto G4 Plus. I see https://developer.android.com/preview/download.html where system images are for Nexus, ...
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Why does my phone occasionally show the boot animation?

I have a Motorola XT720 on eclair. A couple times, I've seen it show the boot animation (mystical Motorola logo), usually it's while it's sleeping. After I see the boot animation, I am on Emergency ...
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How can I restore my Moto G from a bootloop caused by updating to Lollipop?

I updated my Moto G (XT1032) to the new Lollipop (5.0.1, I think). I left the phone plugged in to let it download and install, and when I came back to it after about a half hour, the phone was ...
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Ghost Touch Issue in Moto G4 Plus

My mobile phone (Moto G4 Plus) shows Ghost Touch (erratic/random behavior) while charging. Other than the time of charging, the phone works normal. In my view it is software issue. Require solutions ...
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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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What's the “Thumbs up” setting in Motorola Camera app

I have Motorola Moto Z Play phone. When switching to front-camera in Camera app, there is a setting that I haven't figured out it's purpose. It has three possible options: Off Manual (shows a slider ...
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On TurboCharging, “Charging Slowly” message displayed on my phone Moto G4 Plus

My Moto G4 Plus has the turbo Charging(30 min Charge 80%) feature. But when I connect to a Turbocharger, I get a display message on my lock screen as "Charging Slowly". On connecting a general ...
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How to lower the minimum brightness?

On my Moto Z Play on the stock 8.0 Oreo ROM (rooted, of course), I find that the lowest brightness setting is still a bit too bright for my liking. This is in contrast with my dad's Galaxy S8+ which ...
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Can I return to Tap & Go when the step has previously been bypassed?

I have a new moto maxx 2, and when I first started it, one of the setup prompts was to use Tap & Go. That was successfully initiated, but did not complete because the old phone turned off. I want ...
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Moto E (1st Gen) Bootloader Unlocking

There was some problem with my 1-yr-old Moto E 1st gen. It got dead and after some time the dead android guy appears with some red-blue thing on its chest. It appears for half a second. I pressed ...
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Troubleshooting 802.1x EAP connection

I actually have observed two issues, which most likely are related: When I try to connect my phone (Motorola Cliq 2; Android 2.2) to 802.1x EAP protected network then the connection attempt seems to ...
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Stop and disable Android system update on Motorola phones

My phone is a non-rooted Motorola Moto G4 Play (XT1607). It is getting old, there's no space left, and I don't want to update the Android operating system. By mistake, I clicked "Update" and it ...
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What are RAM , ROM and their types used in Motorola smartphone?

Well I know some basic information about RAM and ROM. RAM is Random Access Memory with two main types i.e. SRAM and DRAM. Whereas ROM is Read only memory. There are five basic ROM types: 1.ROM 2....
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Please help! Bootloop. Can't get into recovery

My wife, unfamiliar with rooting, agreed to update my rooted Moto C Plus when it requested an update. Needless to say, that didn't turn out well. It started booting to TWRP. I tried finding a ...
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Selfie stick button causes google now to listen

I am using motorola E (2nd gen). i have a selfie stick with audio jack port. when i attach the selfie stick, and hit the button on the stick, it displays a window where it says listening... and ...
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Battery Level Instant Drop

Recently, muy phone has had several instances of instant battery level drop; not as in quick drain, but rather, immediate drop. I've been able to document these two occurrences : Between the first ...
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Is it possible to update android version in Motorola xoom tablet?

I have a tablet of Motorola (XOOM MZ604), it is rather old but for me looks and behaves like new, except of one big problem that I cannot install important applications on it because the android ...
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Why I can't install apps in my phone even sufficient space is available?

So I own Moto E 1 gen, running now Android 4.4 stock I tried to install Adobe reader,Jiotv I end up with a message "Out of space" I used both ways,APK and Playstore both ways don't work. Although ...
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Moto X Pure Edition: com.motorola.ccc has stopped

This has been happening for the past 2 or so weeks, and is not really consistent with me doing anything in particular. I'll get a notification that com.motorola.ccc has stopped and then after closing ...
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What is Qualcomm Settings (hidden) menu on Moto E?

I found a hidden setting menu called Qualcomm Settings on Moto E. How to access the menu (from IB Times): Download and install a third-party launcher like Nova Launcher from the Play Store. ...
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Change device name on EXIF file

Recently I've been flashing some ROM s on my Moto X, and I noticed that the EXIF data from photos show my device name as: Phone. How can I change this information on the system so it saves correctly ...
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How to edit build.prop without root and without custom recovery?

I have an old Motorola-Verizon phone. Since it is a Verizon exclusive model, they didn't left any chance of rooting phone, unlocking bootloader or installing custom recovery. So my question is Is it ...
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Bootloader Unlock Question: Motorola

I have a Motorola G7 Power; carrier is Metro PCS. It is my understanding that in order to unlock the bootloader I need to get an unlock code from Motorola. Is this true? Does this mean that my device ...
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Rooted Motorola Moto G 2014 xt1068 OTA always loads up TWRP

I've rooted my Motorola Moto G 2014, it`s using a standard ROM (I think). Today I got a notification about the OTA update to lollipop so naively clicked it. It downloaded and then when it came to ...
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How Do I root Motorola x Force?

I've just bought a shiny new Motorola X Force and I would like to be able to root it. Is there an app that I can use? https://www.motorola.co.uk/products/moto-x-force Any help would be much ...
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Is it possible to repair an accelerometer?

First of all, my device is a Moto E. It has fallen two times, both from bed height. So after the second fall, I noticed that my screen orientation stopped changing. I checked the "rotate screen ...
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What makes the Atrix's implementation of Citrix Receiver special?

The Motorola Atrix looks like a nice phone. A widely publicized feature is the remote desktop function, which uses Citrix Receiver to connect to a virtualized workstation in the cloud, so that one ...
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How to grant an app a permission that isn't in its manifest for audio recording?

Non rooted Moto G6 Play running Android 9. I'm using Termux and would like to use Sox's rec command to record audio from the terminal. Unfortunately, since Termux doesn't request the mic permission, ...
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Get rid of Messages' notifications when application is connected to a PC

I am using and very enjoining the fact I can connect my base Android Messages application to its web counterpart on my PC and get much more flexibility in writing and managing all my SMSes. But, I am ...
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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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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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“An Internet connection cannot be established” when using Motorola Device Manager

I picked up a Motorola Luge for some testing. I plugged it into my Mac and it launched Motorola Device Manager. The device manager appears to check for updates (I presume for both the program and the ...
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Cast screen on Samsung Television from Moto G7

I have a Samsung smart TV. I want to cast the screen of my Moto G7 Power running Android 9 onto the TV. I have made sure that the TV and the cell phone are on the same Wi-Fi system. When I go to ...
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Pie 9.0 Low Battery Notification Not Working (Moto G7)

New Moto G7 running Android Pie 9.0 Everything else works fine. The issue I'm having is with the Low Battery Warning sounds and notifications. Simply put, I want the most annoying low battery ...
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Options for recovering user data off of unrooted Motorola Android in boot loop

My phone started to boot loop*. It is a Motorola Droid Turbo (xt1254) running Android 6.0.1, and this is a snippet from the recovery screen: Device is LOCKED. Status Code: 0 Software status: ...
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How to “safely” root a Motorola XT320 (running Android 2.3.6 / Gingerbread) without loosing data?

Related to this question: How to extract calendar data from the stock calendar app of Android Gingerbread (2.3.6) without a Google account? How can I "safely" root a Motorola XT320 phone running ...
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xt1527 in boot loop with usb debugging disabled

a couple days ago my xt1527 started acting weird. Gapps started to crash out of nowhere. Today, every app that I tried to open crashed 2 seconds after, so I turned my device off to reboot and see what ...
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Unknown apps - My Consumer Cellular and Prip

I've purchased MotoG4 Plus (Unlocked) around Summer 2016 at Amazon(India). I've been using the phone since then and have been extremely cautious about the apps I use on my phone. Whilst playing ...
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Moto M: Phone in “Red State”. Does not boot. Cannot enter fastboot or recovery

I tried to install a custom ROM on my Moto M, and failed in the attempt. I uploaded TWRP, and misguidedly executed adb flashing lock afterwards. Now my phone says: https://imgur.com/a/r2VA0 Red State....
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Is there a way to install a Magnetometer or Compass Sensor in a phone?

I found out a little too late that my new phone (Motorola Moto G4) does not have a compass sensor in it. I love this phone otherwise, but I have apps that I use quite a bit that require a compass. ...
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Unlocking Bootloader Moto G Unable to bootup

I have been trying to unlock the bootloader on my Moto G 3rd Gen, so I can install TWRP Custom recovery and flash a new system image, as my phone will not boot up at all (including recovery mode). I ...
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secret test menu (ie *#*#4636#*#*) has no battery, network locks, or phone tests

just got a refurbished moto g4. I wanted to run some tests and check the battery health status, using the secret code, but there's only those 4 in there. How come? In the mean time, I tried using ...
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My (other) Moto G3 won't update to the latest Android version

I have two Moto G3 phones (XT1541), the older one is on Android 6.0.1 and the newer(!) one is still on Android 6.0. Why is it not updating to 6.0.1 ? The phones are international versions and the ...
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Moto e - flashed stock firmware but bootloader message says “Software Status: modified”

I have a motoE 2 LTE (XT1514 Surnia) that originally had Android 5.0.2, but it went to motorola for repair and came back with 6.0. Despite the upgrade, the bootloader screen still showed "software ...
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managing marshmallow synchronisation

My wife and I bought some Android phones at about the same time. She bought a Motorola Moto G2, I bought a Moto E2. They run Android 6 (Marshmallow), System versions 24.41.34 and 24.51.39 respectively ...
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Internal memory of my Moto E is almost full even after uninstalling and disabling so many apps. Will rooting it out help? If yes, then how?

I feel that in 2-3 months my phone will stop even updating the existing very few apps. So I am thinking about rooting it. But even if I root my phone will I be able to do something to fix this ...
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Access files on phone with broken screen

I spent a night in the desert in Jordan and the next morning my phone was all wet and the screen went black. That was a few days ago, I'm home now and have bought a new phone (same one). I disabled ...
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Pandora cut off [closed]

Whether I am connected to the internet or not on my new MOTO G, Pandora songs cut off after 1 second, then go silent, skip to last 10 seconds of song. What's up with that?