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Linux deploy, start fdail - FATAL: kernel too old

Nexus 7 2012, install Debian in Linux deploy when try start and have this message [23:28:33] + eval 'val=$DISTRIB' [23:28:33] + val=debian [23:28:33] + '[' -z debian ] [23:28:33] + eval 'val=$...
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Google Nexus 7 (2013 Wi-Fi) Boot freeze, no recovery options working

I bought a Google Nexus 7 2013 edition, Wi-Fi only, from a yard sale. I have no clue what the previous owner did or tried but I cannot get it to boot. I'm not by any means an Android expert so if it ...
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Bootloop troubleshooting (Nexus 7)

After working without a glitch for four years, my Nexus 7 (grouper) got stuck in a bootloop after I started it today. Thinking that something is probably wrong with cashe or dalvik cache I've cleared ...
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Nexus 7 2012: No OS, adb not working, can I fix using twrp?

So I accidentally wiped the OS from ASUS Nexus 7 WIFI 2012 Tablet. Right now: -No OS installed, -only boots as far as Google logo -still have TWRP -can't mount OTG in TWRP -all computers and cords I'...
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Custom Flashing to Nexus 7 - product info

I am trying to flash the latest 6.0.1 build onto my Nexus 7 tab. I picked MOB30X build from here naveen@gandalf:~$ fastboot devices 015d2a4ffd181016 fastboot But, when I do naveen@gandalf:~$ ...
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Android Studio 3 in Ubuntu 17.04 not see Nexus 7 in connected devices to run the App with

I'm using Android Studio 3.1.1 in Ubuntu 17.04 and a Nexus 7. Android Studio not see the device in the list of the "connected devices" in the window to run the App: The device is already activated ...
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Bricked Nexus 7, failed to mount cache, can't unlock or reflash

My Nexus 7 (2013, 2nd gen) worked fine in plain vanilla form for years. Suddenly the boot stuck at "Google". I tried booting into recovery mode and saw failed to mount /cache. Erasing cache from the ...
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Nexus 7: Unable to install factory image, stuck in < waiting for any device >

I want to restore factory android on my Nexus 7 2012 WiFi. I'm following the official guide. I start the device in fastboot mode by executiong: adb reboot bootloader This works well. But when I ...
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How to easily send my google password to my android tablet?

I have a Nexus 7 I haven't used in ages, it no longer remembers my Google account info. The password to my google account is stored on my Mac via KeyChain (it is a long and random character password). ...
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ServiceManager: Waiting for service media.audio_policy

I was trying to boot Nexus 7 2013 Flo rom in Deb. The ROM is PhoenixOS. I'm stuck at waiting for service media.audio_policy. The LCD itself sometimes showing "Starting Apps", other times it just ...
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Ok Google no longer working on Nexus 7

The screenshot above is of my Nexus 7's Ok Google detection screen. Up to a very short while ago I could use OK Google from any screen. Today I realised it was not working. I powered the tablet off ...
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Nexus 7: battery charging stalls at about 20 percent, even w/new batteries!

I've got a 2012 wifi Nexus 7 tablet. The battery will not charge much above approximately 20 percent. I've installed a new battery, tried charging using a nice Anker brand usb cable, tried several ...
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Stable Android version with a gallery for Nexus 7 2013

So I got a Nexus 7 2013 tablet recently for my sister. Upgraded it to Android 6.01 (which is the last OTA upgrade available). My sister didn't like it for the reason that there is no Gallery. She was ...
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Get Nexus 7 tablet out of reboot loop?

Nexus 7 tablet running Android, everything up to date a few months ago. I was trying to cut down on those annoying auto-updates and all those extraneous apps I never use, and apparently did something ...
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My headphone jack on my Nexus 7 2012 works only half the time

My 2012 Nexus 7 (Rooted; CM 12.1, Lollipop), has headphone jack issues. Most of the time, only the left ear will work, and sometimes I am able to get both the right and left to work. Sometimes they ...
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Does the Nexus 7 [2013] (Wi-Fi) tablet update to Android 6?

In my country, Nexus 7 2013 Wifi only tablets are still available. It comes with Android 4.3, but I was told that it updates to 6.0.1 (official update). Does anyone know if this is true? Also, is it ...
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Nexus 7 (2012) soft bricked not recognized by OS

I'm going to say in advance that I'm no expert in this subject, so any help is well appreciated... I have a Nexus 7 (2012) that I had rooted to install Cyanogen Mod in the past. Long story short: The ...
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Can not recognize Nexus 7 2013 version with USB

I am using android version 6.0.1 kernel 3.4.0-gad29d11. I have tried a laptop with windows 8.1 and desktop with ubuntu 16.04. I have tried installing ADB software and google drivers, using different ...
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can't mount /data while installing LineageOS

I've rooted my Nexus 7 using the SO instructions How do I root my Nexus 7?. I'm trying to install LineageOS using its instructions https://wiki.lineageos.org/devices/flo/install#installing-lineageos-...
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Nexus 7 won't boot after installing twrp

In How do I root my Nexus 7? step 7, I couldn't figure out what "on-device fastboot controls" meant. Now when I boot the nexus 7, the google logo with an open padlock appears for a second, and then ...
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Update Nexus 7 to a Nougat ROM

I have an old Nexus 7 (picked up from I/O 2012) that got unbearably slow after an OTA upgrade to Android 5. After seeing hints from early adopters that Nougat is serviceable on this device, I decided ...
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How to downgrade to CyanogenMod 11 from 12.1 without wiping data?

Hello fellow Android Users, I have 2012 Nexus 7 WIFI (grouper) that I put CM 12.1 on in the past year. I'm running Lollipop 5.1.1 and it can be so slow! I was curious as to if there is any way I can ...
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Nexus 7 2013 screen won't come on. When to give up?

My Nexus 7 2013 is no longer working properly: I cannot get the screen to come on, and I don't see any evidence of back-lighting even in a dark room. I believe the device starts up and shuts down ...
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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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Forcing system upgrade despite “Battery too low”

I have a 2013 Nexus 7 running Android 6.0.1 which has survived a lot of physical distress (being dropped, being partially immersed in the bath one time, and an amateur screen replacement). For the ...
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How do i Fix A Nexus 7 (2012) Tablet Unresponsive touch?

So, My Nexus 7 (2012) Tablet Screen Got Cracked. Now the Whole Screen Is Unresponsive. So I Basically Cant Touch Anything. Is There Any Way To Fix This?
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Activate Debugging on broken Nexus 7

My Nexus 7's touch screen is completely broken, I know I can manipulate the device using adb commands, but debugging mode isn't enabled on the devices. Is there anyway to enable debugging mode from a ...
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Make nexus 7 thinking headphones are connected

My nexus 7 don't recognize when headset is connected. I try to clean the jack, I try to short-circuit jack connectors but nothing works. When I use soundabout it works. But I need to use ...
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Nexus 7 2013 not playing nice with Windows 10

I did something to my Nexus 7 and need to transfer files via USB in recovery so I can reinstall my Android OS. Unfortunately every time I plug it into the USB I get an error. In Device Manager I see ...
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simultaneous USB-OTG and charging

I'm trying to charge my Nexus 7 2013 while using USB-OTG. I built the widely described Y-cable that does USB passthrough, grounds the sense pin (yellow lead) through a 100 k resistor, and connects ...
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Viewing and Transfering files between Nexus 7 (13) and Win 7sp1 x64

Having difficulty with both USB and wifi file transfers. I recently upgraded my desktop from XP to Win7, all was working well with XP. Over wifi ES file explorer sees the shared Win7 HDDs but will ...
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Nexus 7 2013 USB connection failed

I've used my Nexus to test CM and other ROMs before; but now with 6.0.1, I simply can't get it to work with USB neither under Windows or Linux. On Lubuntu it says: [ 36.853678] usb 3-1: new full-...
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Unidentified app using excessive battery

I have a battery drain issue with a stock Nexus-7 (2013), Android 6.0.1, up to date with monthly patches. The battery is losing 15-20% overnight. Turning WiFi off overnight doesn't reduce it, or not ...
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Nexus won't boot after update

So I have a Nexus 7 2013 no root vanilla. I just recently flashed it with vanilla 6.0.1 since it could not update from 5.1.1. Then a few days ago an update came out and I updated. Now my nexus tries ...
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Nexus 7 2013 won't update to 6.x

On my nexus 7 I have not been able to install any of the 6.0.x updates. Whenever I try I download them and when I go to install half way through my t says error and I restart my tablet and nothing ...
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Android Intent problems

So a few days ago I build an update for my custom android car tablet with my own launcher (based on nexus 7 2013). I added a few new features and some fixes, and I added accidentally the device admin ...
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2013 Nexus 7 frozen screen/stuck on language set up/boot loop

I see similar questions here but none of them refer to being stuck on the language set up screen. I have tried to use ADB driver and Toolkit but I cannot seem to get my pc to recognize device half the ...
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Nexus 7 (2012) won't charge or start after a series of problems

A year or so ago, I bought an old Nexus 7 that was very slightly used (I took it off my girlfriend's hands). Everything worked fine, but I barely ever used it. Two days ago I broke it back out. I ...
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Update First Gen Nexus 7 to 4.3

I have a first generation Nexus 7. It was getting so slow as to be useless, so I did a factory reset and it is not much better. It then informs me that an upgrade to Android 4.3 is ready. So I do that,...
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Nexus 7 Google Logo Boot-Loop

My stock Nexus 7 was working fine until I turned it on. The lock screen was frozen. I then hard reset the device and turned it back on. On boot the tablet gets stuck on the Google logo and never ...
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Netflix on Nexus 7 Android 6

I can't install Netflix from the Play Store on my Nexus 7 2013, running Marshmallow. I've never been able to install it (but I only tried after upgrading to Marshmallow, shortly after buying the ...
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Nexus 7 keeps disconnecting from wi-fi

My Nexus 7(android 6.0.1) constanly drops wi-fi connection(connects and disconnects immediately), presumably due to bad connection, while Nexus 5x lying next to it is staying connected just fine. I ...
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Reasons for full disk encryption differences between Nexus & Samsung

I have Nexus 7 and Samsung Note 4. I'm guessing that they are representative of Nexus and Samsung Android devices, respectively. Regarding full disk encryption, Nexus full disk encryption is ...
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Nexus 7 2012 Not waking from sleep

Often, when I try to wake my nexus, the screen stays completely blank and the tablet refuses to do anything. To get my device working again I have to hold the power button for about 10 seconds, which ...
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Bricked Nexus 7 in Recovery Mode

I have a Nexus 7 2012 grouper in recovery mode (TWRP). I have wiped the /system /cache and /data partitions and believe it has wiped the /boot partition. When I go to file manager, it says the /boot ...
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USB-OTG vs portable Sdcard

I have been in the market for an Android tablet. I have found a few within most of my desired specs. Specifically the Nexus 7. This device lacks expandable storage, as do other similarly priced ...
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How do you recover a hard-bricked Nexus 7 2012?

I had a lollipop rom Nexus 7(2012), and I wanted to change it to Android Kitkat, as a personal like for it. I did as told in Google Developers page for Android Firmware for Nexus devices. When the ...
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Trying to install cyanogenmod on nexus 7 but can't get into Team Win Recovery Project

I have followed the steps from How to Install CyanogenMod on the Google Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi, 2012 version) ("grouper") If you are not already in recovery, boot to recovery mode now. Hold Volume Up, ...
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DCIM/.thumbnails/.thumbdata3-* files get deleted but does not free up space on Nexus 7 Android ver 6.0.1

I am trying to delete .thumbdata3-* files in my DCIM/.thumbnails folder on my Nexus 7 Android version 6.0.1 tablet as these files seem to be taking up close to 3 GB of data. I followed instructions ...