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Questions tagged [nexus-6p]

For questions specific to Google and Huawei's Nexus 6P phone

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Fingerprint sensor on Nexus 6P stopped working

As I was using my Nexus 6P phone today, the fingerprint sensor was working just fine. However, just a few hours ago today, it stopped working, and I can no longer unlock my device using the ...
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Any way to scroll browser or page w/ volume buttons? [duplicate]

I"m using Oreo on a Nexus 6p, and read online a lot. Is there any way without rooting that a web browser can scroll or page with the volume buttons?
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Why don't calls to emergency numbers show in the Phone app's call log?

I recently had to make an emergency call. I later noticed in my device's call logs in the Phone app that the emergency number I called doesn't show up in the call log. (In other words, no entry shows ...
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Only my Contacts icon colours are inverted

Some weird behaviour, I hope this question is OK for this technical forum. My Google and Stackexchange/Stackoverflow searches yielded nothing. Android 8.1.0 on Nexus 6P Google phone. All icons ...
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Attempted Nexus 6P bootloop fix, then factory reset, now won't boot at all

My Nexus 6P started bootlooping and since it was out of warranty neither Google or Huawei could help me. I researched online and found the following solution: https://www.xda-developers.com/nexus-6p-...
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How to wipe data on a bootloader-locked, broken screen, Nexus 6P

I want to sell my Nexus 6P for parts, but I want to wipe it first. The screen of my Nexus 6P broke (internally, the touchscreen MIGHT be fine, idk). The phone is full-disk encrypted with a PIN and the ...
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How to fix “Encryption unsuccessful” and bootloop issue on Andriod 8.1?

My Nexus 6p boot looped and is showing "Encryption unsuccessful" error with a RESET PHONE button. Resetting the phone is not helping and it shows the same "Encryption unsuccessful" error again. ...
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Troubleshooting hard-bricked Nexus 6P

BACKGROUND First teardown for battery replacement attempt went fine. Battery working as it should with fast charging. I daily use it after my first attempt and nothing is wrong. During my second ...
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Nexus 6P Bootloop - Flash “Google” on dark background keeps going on and off forever

I own Nexus 6P, and am having nothing but problems with it. Definitely, the worse device I ever owned. It was rebooting daily (note past sense as this is not my main problem) often multiple times for ...
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Nexus 6P Infinite Reboot Loop - Flushing “Google” text on Black Background

First of all, I would like to thank Google for making it so difficult to file a complain or even report issue. Very disappointing! Now to my issue... I own Nexus 6P, and am having nothing but ...
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Substratum themes not applying (6P, DU12.1)

as pretty much stated above, I have the problem of Substratum themes not applying on my Nexus6P using DirtyUnicorns 12.1 (latest version). I can choose an installed theme in substratum, choose all ...
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Nexus 6p stuck in boot loop

My Nexus 6p is only loading to the 'Google' logo. Not too sure about abd etc. though I would like to try and sort my phone. I've gotten to 'Android Recovery' with in the phone and got options such ...
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Why are my apps updating so slowly?

I have a Nexus 6P running Android 8.1.0, and over the last few days, my apps have been updating incredibly slowly. When I go to the Play Store and check the updates that are available, press "update ...
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Are modified boot images for rooting OS specific?

I'm trying to figure out how to root Oreo on Nexus 6P The guides I was able to find are all Marshmallow (6.0) specific, and include requirements for 3 files: (1) Modified boot image, (2) TWRP ...
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Broken Nexus 6p Recovery

So while I was overseas in Vietnam I dropped my Nexus 6P and broken the screen. The screen is completely black and completely unresponsive however when I use the fingerprint scanner it still vibrates. ...
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Google Nexus 6P Stuck In Boot Mode on Google Screen

Is there a fix for the Google Nexus 6p Stuck In Boot Mode on Google Screen issue? A couple days after I got an Android OTA update for Nougat from Google, the phone got switched off and it’s not ...
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Get data/backup out of a bootlooping Nexus6P

My phone got stuck in a bootloop since yesterday and now I am trying to get out any data/backup I can. After dozens of tries (most of the times it just reboots when I choose to get into recovery from ...
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Bootloader Nexus 6P [duplicate]

I did the bootloader to install the beta months ago and at the first reboot I saw this screen which I did not give much importance. Now I want to delete it and restore the nexus, how can I do it?
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Strange navbar always on bottom of the screen

I have this problem for more than a month and I just can't find the problem that causes it. Can someone can help find the reason for it? Another problem with it is that you can't see it in the ...
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Huawei Nexus 6p Product Id from fastboot mode

I want to unlock the bootloader of my Nexus 6P but I'm unable to retrieve my product ID from common way *#*#1357946#*#* Because my phone is stuck in boot loop. Product ID is required by Huawei ...
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“Google keeps stopping” after Android Oreo update

I got a Nexus 6P and it received the Oreo update yesterday. After installing the update, there were few errors like "Gboard stopped working" etc., That happened only once and the device was working ...
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Nexus 6P - cannot turn off Developer Options

On any other device, I was able to go to Settings, scroll to Developers Options and toggle it On/Off. On Nexus 6P, this toggle does nothing. If I turn it off, next time I look at it, it shows as on ...
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Why do you sometimes have to press the device rotation tile twice for it to function?

I have a auto rotate quick tile which was originally on stock Android on my Nexus 6p running Android 7.1.2 nougat. I realized that in some cases, after I press the autorotate tile to change from ...
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How to know the data consumption of android device within a very small date range

Background I watch my data consumption religiously, since the telcom operators in Lebanon charge an arm and a leg for every MB spent. The bundles cost ok, but when you exceed the bundle they charge ...
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Factory reset and change account

I have a Nexus 6P that I want to stop use and let my daughter use instead. I want my account to be completely removed without any trace. I want my daughter's account to be the one used. I want the ...
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Nexus 6P (7.1.2) thinks car line-in is headset

My Nexus 6P thinks my car line-in is a headset. It shows some notification about using a headset when I plug it in. The standard double ended 3.5mm jack cable doesn't have a microphone ring so I'm not ...
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How to switch audio output?

I have several devices that can connect to my phone via bluetooth. For example, bluetooth headphones, my car etc. What happens is that if one of these devices is on and in proximity, I actually have ...
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Nexus 6P accepts touch input, but screen black. How can I pull off a file?

My Nexus 6P is fully working other than that the screen doesn't light up at all. There is one audio file I have to get off it for work. I can unlock it with my pin by estimating where the numbers ...
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Recover Nexus 6P that won't boot past Google logo

So I had a random reboot while debugging apps with android studio and after that device doesnt boot past Google logo. Factory reset and cache wipe do not help. Eventually I found this guide https://...
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Where is the compass chip on the Nexus 6p?

I just replace the screen+lcd on my nexus 6p and the compass stopped working (this is not just a calibration issue, it looks like the compass chip is dead). I think that I might have damaged the ...
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My Nexus 6P just entered bootloop mode

While doing absolutely nothing, my phone, Huawei Nexus 6P entered a boot-loop mode (it's not going further than showing "Google" text). The only thing I can do is to enter secret menu, but when ...
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(SOLVED - partial) Flashing Source Built ROM Fails in TWRP, Invalid File Format

I am new to the development community and have started to learn about building Android from source. I've successfully built AOSP from source for my Nexus 6P (aosp_angler-userdebug, android-7.1.1_r14)....
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Long term battery capacity degradation

I've had a Nexus 6P for about 14 months now and recently I discovered the app AccuBattery, for those not familiar one of the features is to estimate the capacity of your battery by taking measurements ...
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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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Bluetooth Headphone & Phone BT Media Volume Controls Now Separate

I have a pair of Bluetooth earbuds and a pair of Bluetooth headphones I use with my Nexus 6P running Android Nougat (7.1.1). Two weeks into using the earbuds with my phone back when I first got them, ...
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Full Disk Encryption on Google Pixel XL vs Google Nexus 6P

I am wondering if I have the same full disk encryption with a Google Pixel XL as I did with the Google Nexus 6P. On the Google Nexus 6P it would not load anything before being prompted for a password,...
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can't install or update apps while in mobile data plan but working in Wifi

I have Nexus 6p phone. After the update to Android 7 my phone cannot install or update Apps from Google Play Store but it is working fine on WiFi. After Android 7.1.1 update the phone battery is ...
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How to remove the bootloader unlocked sign while restarting device

Ever since I unlocked my Nexus 6p to root the device, I started getting the boot-loader unlocked sign with a big flashing yellow icon telling me to go to some link to reset my device. It is quite ...
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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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What dose “Enable OEM Unlock” do, and how can I do it through a root shell?

Looking at this Samsung Galaxy A8 question, I was looking to do something on my nexus 6p. I would like to enable OEM unlocking, the developer setting. Due to the problems my device is experiencing, ...
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Backup the system's “Personal Dictionary” on Android 7 and import on different phone?

I'm using the Google Keyboard (Gboard) on my Nexus 6p. I have a bunch of words in my system's Personal Dictionary (viewed by going to Settings -> Languages & input -> Personal Dictionary), and ...
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Is it possible to lock the bootloader without losing data?

Is it possible to lock my phone without losing the system data it has? I had previously unlocked my Nexus 6p to get root access, and have since despised the big yellow warning sign reminding me that ...
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Nexus 6P wifi issues, wont connect, no internet

This hasn't been addressed in other 6P threads. Nexus 6P running Nougat can connect to my 5Ghz Wifi network in my home. I'll connect to my 5Ghz band of my wifi network, but the status on the phone ...
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Trouble putting a ROM on Nexus 6p

I just bought a Nexus 6p a few days ago. I put TWRP and Cyanogenmod 14.1 on it. It was fine, until I wanted to try another ROM. So I booted to TWRP, and wiped it. I wasn't thinking when I wiped and ...
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Unlock Nexus 6P bootloader without starting phone

Is there a way to unlock the Nexus 6P bootloader when I am not able to start the phone anymore? I am experiencing the infamous bootloop and cannot start my phone anymore. I would like to flash a fresh ...
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How does copy from nearby device from Nexus 5x to Nexus 6p work?

I recently got my new Nexus 6p and used that procedure (copy from another nearby device) to copy data from my existing Nexus 5x to it: http://phoneradar.com/how-to-transfer-data-to-a-new-android-...
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“Verification failed” for OTA “April 2016 patches” on a Nexus 6P

I have a brand new Nexus 6P that gives me the following error when attempting to install the next OTA update. Clicking the "Check for update" button doesn't help. I've tried a factory reset but ...
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Should the Data Saver Icon Look like Plus or a Pause?

According to this page, the data saver icon should look like a pause button. However, on my nexus 6P (using android nougat), I get a plus icon instead whenever I turn on data saver. What does that ...
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Where does Android store fingerprint data?

I am looking for the files that correspond to the recorded fingerprints on my Nexus 6P and a way to "reset" the fingerprint system. Something similar to how Android stores lock screen settings (...
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Unlocked Nexus 6p stuck in boot loop

I have a Nexus 6p that is unlocked and rooted. Last night it restarted unprompted (this has happened a few times since Nougat) and it no longer boots into the OS. I get the initial warning about the ...