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How to unlock bootloader on nexus from bootloader/PC command line

I have a nexus 5X phone, which needs a factory reset to fix it's infinite boot loop. The problem is that the bootloader says DEVICE STATE - locked. Is it possible to fix this?
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Recovering Files from Broken Screen Nexus 5x

I have a Nexus 5x that has an unresponsive and broken display (screen displays colored lines and doesn't respond to any touches) that I am trying to get files off of. I can't seem to get my computer ...
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Nexus 7 not booting past google screen

I tried to factory reset my Nexus 7 this morning and it took 4+ hours, it stayed on the "erasing" screen so I got bored and turned it off, I figured no factory reset takes that long. Now when I try to ...
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How do i get external wifi card to work on a nexus 6P

Ive tried lots of things to get an external wifi card to power on but no luck so far. These are the things i have tied: Rooted the 6p (via supersu) Downgraded os to 7.1.1 (Nougat) using nethunter-...
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An app put made my Status Bar auto-hide and transparent. How to fix? (Nova, System UI)

What I've tried: uninstall the app (Black Pocket) and restart. Also tried: Google. All search results tell me how to hide the status bar, which is not what I want. Obviously like most users I want ...
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Updating google apps on stock Nexus 5 causes bricking

I was on my Nexus 5. I hadn't updated google apps for a long time. Then one day, i thought "why not update hangouts" so I tried to get it through google play. Google Play updated itself. Then updating ...
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Is there a way to make Android prioritise data connection instead of wifi, when both are on?

I have a home wifi setup that does not connect to the internet. My phone data plan includes free data when streaming for some items ( stan,spotify,netflix) So I try to mirror the screen (not cast) so ...
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Nexus Root Toolkit says my device has been rooted but SuperSu says “Root undetected”

Output from Nexus Root Toolkit v2.1.9 Rebooting your device into bootloader mode... adb reboot bootloader Checking Fastboot Connectivity fastboot devices ENU5T15B05003467 fastboot + Fastboot ...
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Unable to install custom ROM, missing options in recovery menu

In recovery, perform a full factory reset, wipe cache, dalvik cache and wipe data/factory reset. (source: https://www.naldotech.com/how-to-install-custom-roms-on-nexus-6p-with-custom-recovery/) But ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) Video's gets copied to the device twice

I've had my Nexus 7 for quite some time and use it from time to time. I've reset it to factory settings to copy some movies to it. It seems the device puts them away in two diffent places. Besides the ...
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How to permanently erase the deleted files from Nexus 6p?

I had deleted several files like from my Nexus 6P, I want to permanently erase all deleted files, how to do it? where are the deleted files stored?
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Home button, recent button, notifications, pull down menu all stopped working

I have a Nexus 9 running Android 7.1.1, and the home button, recent button, all notifications, and the top pull-down menu all stopped working. The home and recent buttons respond to being tapped in ...
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Help unbricking my nexus 5

let me tell a story first, i want to flash new boot.img for my nexus 5, but i'm also curious what happen if i do re-partition. I delete boot partition ./parted /dev/block/mmcblk0 rm 19 (my boot is 19) ...
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Why is my security patch over a month old?

I have a Nexus 5X with Google Fi as the servcice provider. Settings > About Phone > System updates shows: Your system is up to date Android version: 7.1.2 Security patch level: August 5, 2017 ...
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messages stuck in notification area

I have a Samsung J3 running Android 7. I have received 2 notifications which seem to be stuck in the notification area, no way to get rid of them. One is a Push Message saying that I've used 1.6Gb of ...
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Adding new contact details to Nexus 4

I have a Nexus 4. When I add a new contact, say from a friend that has texted me so that I have their number only, I go through the process in 'contacts' and put in their name. This then shows in ...
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Andiodine DNS Tunneling - Connects to server but unable to browse. No internet connectivity

I have an Iodine (DNS Tunneling) server running on my VPS and have tested and confirmed DNS Tunneling is working by connecting using the Iodine client from my local Linux machine. When using the ...
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Nexus Player has blank screen after factory reset

I have an old Nexus Player which I am trying to get working. I ran a factory reset from the UI when I got it up and I was able to get through all the Google TV setup config steps like setting up wifi ...
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Is there a way to toggle a secure lock screen without having the feature built into a custom ROM?

Benzo Rom for the Nexus 6 running 5.1.1 Lollipop allows the ability to toggle a secure lock screen from the quick settings in the notification drawer. For example, from the launcher, I can pull down ...
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Nexus 5X recovery via fastboot or adb?

Has just crashed and refused to turn on reliably, gets to white google logo and switches off. Occasionally gets to Fastboot menu, but never gets to recovery menu I suspect battery issue, although I ...
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OTA WiFi vulnerability - what can be done?

Several Android phones appear to be vulnerable to an exploit in the WiFi firmware, allowing an attacker to run malicious code on the WiFi SoC, and even execute code in kernel space. Google patched its ...
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Is the Google Nexus program dead?

Has Google dumped the Nexus program? The Pixel is more than double the cost of the previous generation (5X /6P) - nor does it carry the "Nexus" name. Historically they have released a "Vanilla" ...
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Nexus 5X won't turn on, even from Debug Menu

My sister's Nexus 5X won't turn on. It is charged. When you try to power on, it makes it to the Google animation but freezes and goes back to black. You can make it to the debug menu go through the ...
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Does the Amazon Kindle app run on Android 7.1.1?

I'm setting up a Nexus 9 tablet for a friend. I flashed the Android v7.1.1 March update image then installed the Amazon Kindle app from the App Store. The problem is that when I open the app and tap ...
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“Ok Google” voice unlock stopped working on Google Nexus - “Actually I can't do that while the device is locked”

On the Google Nexus 6P phone, I had a variety of behaviors that were occurring. Before my Android OS upgrade, Google Now worked fine when the phone was sleeping and locked. After the upgrade, it ...
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Bypass T-Mobile Hotspot Tethering Limit by using the phone's unlimited plan?

I have the 10gb hotspot plan for tmobile but I also have unlimited data when I'm on my phone. Is there a way to bypass the hotspot limit by using the unlimited data from my phone instead? I have the ...
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Nexus 6P - Fix “No Command” with a broken volume button

So, I have broken my Volume Up button. And my phone has gone into a "No Command" mode that does not let me turn my phone on. Since my volume up is stuck and not working, how do I reset the phone so ...
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OTG USB drive showing as file instead of folder

So I have run into a problem with my Nexus 7 2013(2nd gen). Some apps have not been able to find my OTG storage (Such as Spotify) that is attached to my device, but it is been able to find it on my ...
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How to auto-close the Sound Bar Indicator

I have an issue (or at least I perceive it to be since it wasn't like that in the first place) on my Nexus 6p where after I click the volume buttons while my device is on, the sound bar indicator does ...
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Can't access photos on Nexus device

I have connected my phone (Nexus) to my windows 10 computer. I have entered the pin number on the phone and the driver for the phone is installed on the computer. The device shows up on Windows ...
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How To Quickly Turn Off Audio On Nexus 6P (Android 7.1.1)?

My phone is locked (pin required) and the volume is on. I receive a text message and the appropriate sound beings to play. How can I very quickly acknowledge the text message, and get the phone to ...
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Nexus 7 does not start

My nexus 7 does not start after updating the system. It is in a never ending loop. I would appreciate any help.
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Is there any way to fix a hard bricked Nexus 7 when it can't even connect to the computer?

I rooted my Nexus 7 2012 Wi-Fi running 5.1.1. yesterday (worked great). I tried to flash a ROM for Kitkat (KTU84P) and it stopped booting. I've tried all the usual ways to hold down the Power, Vol +, ...
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Setting up ringtone on Nexus 5X with Android 7.1.1

I am just writing about what worked on my new Nexus 5X which has Android 7.1.1. As I have read many answers about how to set up a ringtone and none of them worked. I installed a file manager app and ...
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Windows 10 and fastboot driver | Nexus 5X

I can not use fastboot on my pc with Windows 10 to flash something on my Nexus 5X. I've installed Ubuntu and adb/fastbook works correctly. With Ubuntu I've installed TWRP and SuperSU. On Windows 10: ...
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Infinite boot animation screen Nexus 5

** SO I AM RENDERING THIS NEXUS 5 DEAD (BRICKED FOREVER) My daughter was using this Nexus 5 device and the power button started causing her problems. Well I removed the power button and ordered a ...
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Can a failed sideload take up storage?

I have a stock Nexus 5, newest firmware, no root. Usually, I maintain 500 MB free space (have to clear cached data sometimes) to avoid error messages. Since yesterday, I have done these things: ...
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Extract audio from webpage on Android.

I think I kinda know the answer but though I'd ask anyway. I'm trying to extract the source audio from a podcast so I dont constantly have to go to the website and find the exact point I was at. It ...
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Can't connect to WiFi using Nougat

I updated to Nougat on my Nexus 5X. Can't seem to connect to some WiFi networks, as the connect button stays greyed out after entering credentials. What could be wrong?
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Switching data and apps between 2 Nexus phones

Is there any fast or easy way to switch apps and data between 2 Nexus phones? First is Nexus 5 running Android 6.0.1 MOB30Y, second one is Nexus 4 running Android 5.1.1 LMY48T
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Ota images for nexus 5

I want to update my nexus 5 with an ota image because it freezes after I unlock it with the sign code and I can't access the os.So I want to update my system with adb sideload and an ota image that I ...
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Using external DVD player with Nexus 7

I would like to be able to use my external DVD player with my Nexus 7 tablet, is there a plug-in for that or a mount?
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My Nexus 6p keeps turning of when connected to wifi or cellular data

I have a 5 months old nexus 6p and whenever i turn on wifi or cellular data it reboots itself. it works perfectly fine if not connected. pls help
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Manually switch carriers Project Fi

I have heard that you can manually switch carriers when using Project Fi. How do I go about this? What is the easiest way? Edit: Is there an app that does this too?
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Unknown Android notification message. Updating Data

This morning my Project Fi Nexus 6P with Android 6.0.1 had an animated icon in the notification list with a progress bar and the text "Updating Data". Using the search features I didn't find ...
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Google App “search pending” notification stuck on Marshmallow

"1 search pending" notification from Google App is stuck on my Marshmallow phone since yesterday. Based on other answered questions about stuck notifications, I tried: To Cancel the pending search ...
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TWRP 3.0.0.0 Failed to Restore Correctly

I backed up my Nexus 9 and then did a CyanogenMod update, which then lead to me not being able to use WiFi. So I went back to TWRP and restored my backup which was 5GB. It consisted of my apps and ...
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Borked my Cyanogenmod installation - please help! (LG Nexus 5x)

This was totally my fault but now I'm stuck. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I just bought 2 nexus 5x phones and planned to install Cyanogenmod 13 on each. I succeeded on the first attempt but ...
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Suddenly my phone does not detect my SIM while it detects service providers' names

I am using rooted but stock Nexus 5 D820 with service provider Airtel in India. When I occasionally glanced my phone it said that the SIM is not detected. I soon discovered by various means that my ...