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Questions tagged [nexus-6]

A smartphone/phablet in the Nexus series. Constructed with cooperation by the Motorola.

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Prevent screen from turning on/off automatically due to interaction with the internal magnetic on Nexus 6

I have a rooted Nexus 6 running on Lineage OS 15.1 (Android 8.1). The internal magnet that is supposed to turn the screen on and off when a magnetic case flap is shut is making it really difficult to ...
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Motorola Nexus 6 won't show its filesystem

I've had a Motorola Nexus 6 for some time now, and I tend to be a bit static with it -- I'd uploaded the majority of my music library at the time and then didn't change much for a long time. Now I ...
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Phone not finding ANY wifi networks

Suddenly my phone is failing to recognise any wifi networks. It just keeps on searching and searching but nothing appears in the list. The only thing I have done recently was I had it in airline ...
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Accessing broken Nexus 6

Since I cannot comment on existing posts yet to get the answers I need there: My Nexus 6 screen shattered, and the USB port on the phone might be damaged. I managed to get it to charge eventually, ...
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build.prop got wiped (how to restore?)

I have a stock+root 6.0.1 Nexus 6 device and the editor I was using bugged out and wiped my build.props file. I haven't rebooted yet, so the phone is still fine able to do things. There is no backup ...
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Stuck at Erasing

I tried doing a factory reset on my Nexus 6 and the device got stuck in "Erasing". All I am able to do now is enter fastboot flash mode but none of the options work as the boot loader is locked. ...
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Remove auto-fill text from native captive portal app

I accidentally entered my password in the username field of the captive portal and that now comes up as an auto-fill suggestion for the username, which I would like to delete/reset. This does not open ...
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Should I and how can I avoid update pulled by Google

I have Nexus 6 and there was a news that google pulled March 2017 update. I have notification pending saying update is downloaded, click to restart and install. I dont get, how can I avoid this update ...
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CM-14.1 compilation error on Ubuntu 32 bit [closed]

I'm attempting to rebuild Cyanogenmod 14.1 with Realtek drivers support. I have managed to download the entire CM source code as well proprietary specific files for my phone which is a Motorola Nexus ...
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Bluetooth Consistently Turning Itself Off

I'm having issue where my bluetooth will occasionally turn off. This is an issue because I have a smartwatch that connects with bluetooth. My SO also has a smartwatch, but doesn't have this issue. ...
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Auto-sync is turning itself on randomly

(Nexus 6 on rooted stock Android 7.1.1) I have a feeling a rogue app is turning on auto-sync, but is there any way to discover which one? I checked that it was switched it off this morning and at ...
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How to fix phone always booting into recovery even when system exists

I installed CM 14.1 on a Nexus 6 and the first update booted into TWRP automatically to install but failed. I manually installed the zip from the cmupdater folder and rebooted. Now every time I try ...
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How do I copy the stock launcher's layout of widgets, icons, and folders from the old Nexus 6 to the new Pixel?

I received my new Pixel today (Yay!) and I went through the installation. During which I was asked to migrate my old phone info using the Google app. (My old phone is the Nexus 6 not the 6P). It ...
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Building CyanogenMod 14.1 for Nexus 6 [closed]

I am interested in using CyanogenMod 14.1 on my Nexus 6, but since it is not available even in the form of an official Nightly release just yet, I have to acquire it elsewhere. As always, there are ...
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Why am I unable to connect to certain WiFi networks?

We have a UniFi WiFi access point at our office, which has both a 2.4 GHz and a 5 GHz network. I am unable to connect to either network, even though I have no problem connecting to any other WiFi ...
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is nexus 6 still a good purchase? is nexus 6 at its end of life? [closed]

I wonder how much time will nexus 6 get updates. is it a good purchase? will there be an update for android 7? is it an end-of-life product? thank you lowley
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How to know my nexus device is file encrypted?

From android n new feature called file encryption is supported. How to identify if my device is file encrypted. If i create any new file inside /data parition using touch . Will i will see that file ...
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Nexus 6 on T-Mobile loses ability to send texts. Factory reset does not fix

What is wrong with my mom's nexus 6. She was running stock Google Nexus software and kept encountering a problem where her texts would not send. I think I fixed it once by deleting the cache of some ...
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How to upgrade Android on Nesus 6 after it`s downgrade

I have an Nexus 6 phone in my company which is used for automatic testing purposes. After release of Android 6.X our framework was not ready to work with new permission system so we downgraded Nexus 6 ...
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Nexus 6 with developer preview no mobile data

The mobile data 4G/LTE is not working on my nexus 6 and I think it is because of the beta preview of android nougat latest version announced today. When I was with marshmallow it was working fine but ...
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When will Nexus 6 get Android security updates?

I am using a Nexus 6 with H2O wireless network. The July 1st 2016 security patch has been out for several days (since July 5) but my phone still doesn't get it. Do Nexus phones get updates directly ...
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Is it possible to find out what is accessing the Bluetooth service?

Is it possible to find out what is accessing the Bluetooth service? Right now I have an issue in which my phone will drain after about 8ish hours. The Battery view is showing Bluetooth as the top ...
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Phone soft reboots when making or receiving a call [Nexus 6][CM13]

I've got a pretty severe bug that results in my phone soft rebooting every time I try to make a phone call or a phone call would be coming in on the main number. What I did to try to fix (no luck): ...
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Sideload Factory OS via ADB

I have a nexus 6 which failed when updating to 6.0.1. I can no longer boot into the Operating System as the /system partition is corrupt. I ran a factory reset - but this didn't fix the problem ...
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Nexus 6 - black screen on unlock

I have a Nexus 6 that I've been using now for almost a year. Very recently, it started this odd behaviour of turning the screen black as soon as I swipe up to unlock it. The screen works fine ...
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Nexus 6 failed to update OTA 6.0.1 from MMB29V to MMB20X

Urgent help please. the april 2016 patch was downloaded on the air and I performed update but after restart, The bot screen came with "error" and then the red error message is shown directing me to g....
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Unable to pass through setup wizard

I had deleted the Google keyboard app and was using a third party keyboard app on my Motorola Nexus 6. Just now, I hard reset my phone and come to know that there is no default keyboard installed; ...
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How do Moto X and Nexus “wake on pickup” work?

I have seen many apps that give the ability to wake up phone screen simply by picking the phone up off a table (not talking about proximity sensor here). One thing they all have in-common is that this ...
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Phone is Black After Logging In

Late yesterday, my Nexus 6's battery died. When I charged it and turned it back on all seemed to be well. The start-up animation came on and I entered my "swipe code". The screen was black, but I didn'...
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How to remove camera shortcut on lock screen?

I want to remove the short cut from my phone's lock screen I find it quite annoying and have not found anything in settings or through my own searches. I'd like to get rid of the short-cut in the ...
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Nexus 6 automatically remounting system read-only, deleted files returning

tl;dr I mount system rw I try to copy/update/write /system/xposed.prop System is auto-remounted ro, causing the write to fail (applicable to a variety of workarounds) Moving/renaming/deleting files ...
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Nexus 6 Powered On Strangely

Earlier today, when trying to power on my Nexus 6, I had a strange thing happen. I normally power on my phone when it is still plugged in to the charger, and I tried doing that today, but after ...
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Headphone Controls Android

Most threads I find on this information is pretty old, so I wanted to see if anyone has come up with a workaround. My headphones are the RHA SA950i (wired), which are wonderful. However, the ...
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Unlocking a broken-screen nexus 6

I have a pretty stock nexus 6. It has whole-disk encryption turned on, AFAIK (I didn't change any settings from when I first got it, and requires the PIN to boot up). I dropped it yesterday, during ...
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iPhone Jan 1, 1970 bug on Android?

I was just wondering if this bug is on Android as well. I really want to try it but if it is, I don't want to ruin my phone. I mainly just want to know if I need to protect my phone's time and date ...
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Phone doesn't charge via USB while on

I'm trying to figure out a charging issue with my Nexus 6 (Marshmallow 6.0.1). While I'm in Windows (10) and the phone is on, it won't charge over USB. If I turn off the phone it charges via USB. If ...
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Is there a way to disable all functionality on the lock screen? [duplicate]

I have a Nexus 6, and have noticed that even on the lock screen, there are still things you can do besides enter the passcode. You can turn the wifi/bluetooth and airplane mode on/off, use the torch, ...
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Android Nexus 6 Bricked? TeamWin splash screen turns on and off

I think I've bricked my Nexus 6. Every time I turn it on, the teamwin (TWRP) splash screen keeps literally flashing on and off. I would be able to flash a stock system on but I can't due to the fact ...
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Resetting Nexus 6 requires previous account

Same wifi previous person registered on the phone left I reset the phone after language selection (and wifi selection), I get the problem Device says This device was reset. To continue, sign in with ...
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Nexus 6 no longer turns on, now that I have flashed a Marshmallow ROM + bootloader

I have a Google Nexus 6 (Telus/AT&T) and I had been successfully running the Lollipop version of Chroma for months now. Yesterday I flashed Chroma Marshmallow ROM, and the recommended Google ...
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Why hasn't my Nexus 6 received Android M? [duplicate]

I've tried researching and I cannot find any explanation for this. About 2 weeks after Android 6 was released I did get a security update for lollipop but nothing since then. Everyone I know with a ...
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Prevent Accidental Reboots when holding down the power button

I often end up accidentally rebooting my Nexus 6 while having it in my pocket, because the power buttons gets pushed for more than 10 seconds. Considering the long boot times, this can be very ...
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Spotting Cause of Excessive Battery Drain

I have a Nexus 6 phone and it has always been amazing with battery power, I can usually go 2-3 days before absolutely needing to charge it and that's with heavy news reading, game playing, phone calls,...
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Nexus 6 E: Unable to mount Storage error in TWRP

Before I ask, I have very limited knowledge of ADB and have been using "interface" like programs for all my Android root/flashing/pushing. I bought a stock Nexus 6 and knew I wanted a custom ROM. ...
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Retrieving data from a Nexus 6 motherboard

After a failed attempt to replace a broken screen on my Nexus 6, I was left with a Nexus 6 with a screen that no longer displayed anything. Yesterday, when I went to try to fix this I found that the ...
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Can't get back into android phone after factory reset

I returned my phone to factory reset after I had certain issues witht he device. The factory reset was successful, however I am now prompted to the configuration menu of the phone, as expected. The ...
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Nexus 6 vibrates 3 times quickly

Sometimes my Nexus 6 vibrates 3 times quickly, but there is no indication why in the Notification bar. Does anyone know why? I'm using Project Fi, so it could be related to that.
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My Nexus 6 turns itself off randomly; How can I fix this?

TL;DR: Nexus 6 shuts itself off randomly, seems to be connected to the camera, wifi, and cellular. Internet is full of placebo solutions and "me-too" posts. Logcat output below. I've been having this ...
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MMS Downloading Hangs on Data State Change

As a general rule, I turn my data off and pretty much force everything to be done via WiFi unless I am out and about, at which time I have data turned on obviously. However, as many know, messaging ...
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“Can't connect to camera”, Nexus 6 - Lollipop 5.1

My Nexus 6 is unable to start the camera. The google camera app hangs when it starts and nothing shows up. Earlier the camera used to open but it lagged a bit when HDR was on. Now the camera isn't ...