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Questions tagged [nexus-5x]

For questions about the LG Nexus 5X, the first phone to ship with Android 6 (Marshmallow). Please only use this tag if you feel your question is specific to the Nexus 5X.

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Nexus 5X changes time after phone calls

Almost every time I make a phone call, the time on my phone changes. Typically it goes forward about 7 hours, but sometimes it's a little different. To fix it, I open up settings and turn the ...
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Disable VoLTE, while still using LTE - To force Jio4gVoice to work

I have a Nexus 5X running an unofficial Pie build (https://forum.xda-developers.com/nexus-5x/development/rom-android-source-project-t3827122) VoLTE does not work (no incoming or outgoing calls), but ...
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Nexus 5X keeps making notification sound without any notification

I've a Nexus 5X on Oreo that has recently been making notification sounds when I wake it up from sleep. However, there are no visible notifications. I tried to look at logcat to see if there are any ...
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Nexus 5X randomly resets since Android 8.1.0

Since recently, my Nexus 5X keeps resetting at seemingly random moments. It happens quite often, as in every few minutes when I'm using the phone. Often when I open an app or webpage, sometimes just ...
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Sync from Nexus 5 to Nexus 5X

I'm sun-setting my Nexus 5 (goodbye old friend) and I'm switching to a brand new Nexus 5X (I know, it's an oldie as well but it will do until I find it's replacement). There is an app on the app ...
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Cannot unlock Nexus 5X due to bootloop

My phone is in a boot loop. It shows the Google text and restarts after few seconds. Not even the animation starts. It is the same if I start recovery mode. I have windows 10, "Android ADB Interface" ...
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Oreo 8.0 - How can I bypass root detection for banking app? - Suhide doesn't work

So I just flashed suhide lite onto my nexus 5x after reading around that I could use it to bypass root detection for banking apps and android pay; however even if I set it so my banking app (halifax) ...
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Persistent malware despite factory resets

I'd love your thoughts on this. Several months ago I mistakenly clicked a popup on a website, and since then have been getting intermittant popups says "your sim card is infected...etc" and it tries ...
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Why are notification action buttons laggy?

Let me explain my experience with the Android notification action buttons feature, where notifications from apps (often social media / communication apps) have buttons attached that can be used to ...
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Correct approach to symlink or mount bind two directories on internal storage

I have data from an app I would like to be synced. It writes into a directory, and and has no settings for what dir. I would like it to write to a different dir, one that is synced. I'm on a nexus 5x,...
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Does disabling mobile data when I'm connected to wi-fi conserve battery?

I always do this out of habit, but it recently occurred to me that Android might be clever enough to automatically turn it off when I've got wi-fi access. Is it?
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How can I recover photos from my bricked Google Nexus 5X

My Google Nexus 5X has died on me all of a sudden. Screen went blank, then rebooted and seems to have gone into a "bootloop". That is, it shows "Google" followed by the "android" spinner animation ...
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Nexus 5 in boot loop

I will explain the issue in sequence I was running custom ROM on my Nexus 5. One day the device was stuck in flying colour dot animation and never came out of that I went to recovery mode and cleaned ...
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How to fix a Bootloop Nexus 5X that is bootloader locked?

I have a nexus 5x that is boot looping after the android 8 update. My bootloader is locked as I won't be able to install any custom image firmware. My concern is keeping my data in tact, and even if I ...
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Factory Reset an Android 7 Nexus 5x Phone with No Root or Unlocked bootloader

I just purchased a nexus 5x on ebay and there is a PIN on the phone and I need to factory reset this. I am able to get to the black screen mode on bootup using volume down and power button. Fastboot ...
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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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How to display calendar events on lockscreen in Oreo?

There are similar questions for previous Android releases. Is it possible in Android 8 Oreo on a stock Nexus 5X to customise the lock screen to display upcoming calendar events? Google Pixel 2(XL) ...
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Android 8: USB connection now drains the battery, instead of charging it

Ever since I updated to Android 8 on my Nexus 5X the USB connection drains the battery, instead of charging it. I have tried it with my laptop, my workstation at the office and another computer, and ...
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Can't enroll in Android Beta Program

I am trying to access the Android Beta Program page with my mac and even my Nexus 5X but as soon as I am presented with a signin screen and I enter my password to continue, I get redirected to an ...
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No Command Error on Nexus 5X, even in recovery mode

I used Wugfresh' root installer before and it worked like a charm. You can't get any OTA's with it though. Since I wanted Android 7, I wanted to unroot, install the OTA and reroot using Wugfresh' ...
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Can't set ringtone / notification sound from internal storage

After a factory reset (internal storage was not wiped) on my Nexus 5X running stock Android 7.1.2, I'm no longer able to choose a ringtone, notification sound or alarm sound from internal storage. If ...
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Enable USB Debugging from adb (Newbie version)

Okay I have read the other posts that are related but I am way lost. My mission is to install a stock image on my Nexus 5X because it is not going past the google logo. I believe my phone has USB ...
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How can I stop my Nexus 5X getting stuck in the loading screen?

My phone is stuck on the dots loading screen and won't load. It is rooted and it is a Nexus 5X. (No it is not the bootlooping issue). I cannot boot into recovery because the phone will not fully turn ...
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Receiving a call downgrades to 3G/H permanently?

Some background I'm using my Nexus 5X running Android 7.1.2 as a wifi access point for my computers. I'm subscribed to an unlimited 4G plan, no upper limits. I got the phone last Fall, which is also ...
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Nexus 5x No Wifi. Default MAC 02-00-00-00-00-00 change attempt

So I bought new Nexus 5x with android 6.0 and everything worked fine, but when I updated to 7.1.2 suddenly wifi stoped working. (It seeks for wifi networks forever). When I go to settings I can see ...
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Will this charger damage my phone?

I have a 3 port USB-C charger from Aukey that for the past weeks worked well with my Nexus 5X when used with an old ATX power supply as power source. I found critical reviews on Amazon (link to US ...
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How can I manage my RAM on a Nexus 5X?

I recently switched from a Samsung GS4 to a Nexus 5X. With my Samsung phone it was easy to clear out my RAM. I did it throughout the day to keep my phone running smoothly. With my Nexus 5X, I can't ...
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Andoid Nexus 5X Microphone sound too low

Recently, about 4 weeks ago, the volume on my microphone became too low for listeners. I can hear them perfectly though. I found somewhere on the internet (I can't remember where) that if I clear the ...
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How to lock bootloader on Nexus 5X - device cant be checked for corruption

I've got a phone that is stuck in a warning screen requesting that I lock the bootloader, its the orange warning from this page: https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/6185381?visit_id=1-...
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Wipe Data on Locked Phone Stuck in Boot Loop without Recovery

I am returning a Project Fi Nexus-5X device that went into a boot loop but want to wipe all my data off it before shipping it back to Google Fi. However: the device is oem locked any fastboot erase (...
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Nexus 5X bootloop, recovery mode doesn't exist

Yesterday my Nexus 5x froze and started bootlooping, it did start twice since yesterday but only for a couple of minutes. I tried going into the recovery mode, but as soon as I click the power button ...
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Direct to voicemail turns off on its own

I have a "spam" contact which is set to "route to voicemail" right away. (See How to gracefully block calls for an example) This setting frequently turns off on its own, so calls go through anyway. ...
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Nexus 5X vibrates despite disabling in app settings

My phone vibrates on all notifications despite turning off vibrate in the settings of each individual app that has the option. How can I block vibrating notifications for specific apps? According to ...
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Nexus 5x came with preinstalled android 7.0.0

I've recently bought Nexus 5x from amazon and it came with android 7.0.0, but official specification says that it comes with android 6. So question: does it mean something wrong with my device (used, ...
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How to disable speaker independent of volume settings

I'm a deaf person with a Nexus 5X. I almost never want my phone emitting any kind of sound. When I had a Samsung Galaxy S4, there was a configuration option to mute all sounds independently of the ...
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Changing device configuration to display non-circular launcher icons

According to this article, an Android device's "system framework decides whether or not to return either the regular icon or the round icon to the launcher." "When a launcher requests an app icon, ...
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Why can I no longer control my music apps with bluetooth peripheral devices (headphones, car controls, etc.)?

I recently RMA'd my old 5X due to a fingerprint scanner failure. With my new phone (still 5X), my bluetooth connected devices will not control my phone's music controls (Google Music and Slacker) ...
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Whether replacing the CPU of the NEXUS 5X would affect the OTA service?

Since my NEXUS 5X had encountered the famous boot looping issue, I sent it to the local phone repairing shop. As the result, they replaced my phone's CPU and the IMEI also became 0. So, whether this ...
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Phone is trying to store incoming SMS messages on SIM card

My Nexus 5X has stopped being able to receive SMS messages. Every time I'm supposed to get a text, I instead see a notification: "SIM card storage is full -- No more space for SMS messages on SIM card....
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Automatic time on Nexus 5X says it's 2017 already, one day ahead

This morning I woke up to my phone, a Nexus 5X, telling me that it was already 2017, by saying the date was 1 January 2017. The time was/is still correct to the second, but it is only one day ahead. ...
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Nexus 5X data recovery with bad recovery partition

I have a Nexus 5X, fully updated to 7.1.1, that I used today to take pictures at a site for my research. The Photos app is set to backup when on WiFi. Of course, however, the phone decided to ...
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Android 7.1.1 takes 4gb of space on Nexus 5x

I have recently updated my Nexus 5x to Android 7.1.1 and noticed that now operating system takes 4gb of my internal storage. These 4gb are a bit critical to me as I have 16gb model. I have found one ...
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Nexus 5x No Command screen

I was attempting to upgrade the os to 7.1.1, but after downloading, installing the os and restarting the device, the screen shows "No command" with a dead android icon. The "No command" screen is ...
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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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“Show CPU Usage” not an option

Nexus 5X, running build number NMF26F, rooted. "Show CPU Usage" is not an option available in Developer options.
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Android Nexus5X suddenly died

My LG Nexus5X has randomly died this morning(it had ~70% battery). I have tried to leave it on charging for 1 hour straight and then tried to turn it back on. It worked. But then it randomly died ...
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How to solve Android 7.1 flash failure with remote data too large?

It started when the regular OTA update failed to install and left me with a "no command" screen. I downloaded a stock ROM from the official developers.google site. I tried the flash-all script to ...
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Battery life difference for 5 GHz vs 2.4 GHz WiFi - which is better

Are there any difference for phone battery life when connected to 5 GHz access points vs connecting to the same at 2.4 GHz?
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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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Notifications don't show up until I wake the phone

I have identical problem on two Nexus 5x phones. In last few weeks I've noticed that I don't receive any notification(Gmail, calendar, sms...) when phone is in "sleep mode" but when I wake it up (with ...