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Earbuds disable internal microphone

Whenever I plugin ear buds to my Nexus 7, I cannot use the microphone anymore. Same happens for when I plugin in a head set. How to fix this?
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Smart Lock does not work anymore

Suddenly Smart Lock on my Nexus 7 (flo) unrooted/5.0.2 and on my Samsung GT i9300 rooted/pa 5.0.2 alpha does not work anymore. My solution: I uninstalled the Google-Play-Service Updates.
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nexus 7 (2013) adb connectivity issues Mac

The 5.0.2 OTA update soft-bricked my rooted but otherwise stock Nexus 7. I tried several times to wipe/reset from recovery, but it kept boot-looping afterwards. After a hundred tries or so was ...
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Update last checked ^ 1

When I navigate to settings -> about tablet -> system updates, it tells me updates were last checked "^ 1" instead of giving a date and time like I expected. Clicking on check now does apparently ...
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How to flash a kernel image without building Android from source

I got the following msm kernel branch for my Nexus 7(flo) msm/remotes/origin/android-msm-flo-3.4-jb-mr2 added some files and then built an image(zImage). I then downloaded a factory image of ...
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Nexus 7: Can I set its WiFi to monitor/promiscous mode? If so, how?

Related question: https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/21057/nexus-7-or-any-other-good-android-tablets-for-pen-testing I need to turn a Nexus 7 with Android in it into a wireless packet ...
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using cam in gotomeeting

I have tried to use Nexus 7 for GoToMeeting appointment. I installed app from Google Play, but I didn't have video during meeting. I could not find any button for web cam and didn't see any video in ...
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Fastboot: Lock state - Locked on nexus 7

I am having trouble unlocking the bootloader on my Nexus 7. When I boot into fastboot I see the message LOCK STATE - LOCKED. I want to unlock the bootloader so I can re-install the stock operating ...
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Can't update android 4.4 to 4.4.2 on nexus 7 2012

I have a rooted nexus 7 running android KitKat 4.4. On my notification bar there is an update message to make o.s 4.4.2 , when I click on it to install the update, it restarts the tablet and the ...
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Remove OS from Multirom & install ubuntu touch properly

I have Nexus 7 2012 model. I have installed MultiRom Manager & tried to install Ubuntu Touch Saucy. I tried twice & both failed. As a result now I have 3 options at boot including two Ubuntu, ...
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downloaded books from google play on wrong account on my nexus 7

i just downloaded some books via google play on my nexus 7 but under my daughters account, I don't want my credit card on her account how do i fix this but not loose the books?
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Is it possible to share data across multiple accounts?

I have a 2012 Nexus 7 with stock Android. I have the owner account and have created a restricted account for my kids. For each account it creates a separate space for each users data. However I ...
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problems detecting Asus nexus 7 on Windows 7 Home Professional (driver installation problem)

I am having problems getting my Asus Nexus 7 detected on a laptop with Windows 7 Home Professional When I connect the device to the computer, it says USB debugging mode enabled, but the computer does ...
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Just did system update and forgot I had TWRP and root and now the updates changes havent taken affect!

Help! I have just installed the Android 4.3 update on my Nexus 7 which is rooted with a vanilla kernel with TWRP installed. It rebooted after the update and it booted straight into TWRP so I rebooted ...
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File transfer between Windows 8 and Nexus 7

I'm struggling with it for ages and I can't seem to get it working. Every solution on the internet just lets me to install ADB drivers. But besides of developing I'd also like to use my Nexus as a ...
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What backup option shall I chose in the Nexus 7 toolkit to backup everything on my Nexus 7?

The options are: BACKUP OPTIONS [ALL OPTIONS REQUIRE ADB MODE] Backup ALL installed apps [-all] Backup Individual Packages [a single app] ONLY Backup your Internal Storage [virtual SD Card] CWM ...
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Nexus 7 - USB Port & Headphone Socket

I sometimes experience a drop in sound in the left or right earphone of my headphones when charging my Nexus 7. Wiggling the usb cable in the port can bring back the sound, however yesterday the ...
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Samsung VG-KBD1500 keyboard pairs but not connects to Nexus 7

I can pair my Samsung VG-KBD1500 keyboard to Nexus7, but it doesn't connect to it. The keyboard works well with the TV, and I have another bluetotth keyboard, that paired and works well too. I ...
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Unable to login Nexus 7 using Virtual Router created from desktop

Hi I've recently bought a Nexus 7 and since I didn't had a Wi-Fi or a 3G sim card right now, I just tried to connect the device using my laptop's internet connection. For this, I just created a ...
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Nexus 7 and Bit Web Server last update problem

I was using Bit Web Server for a while but the last update just made the lighttpd as the php servers failing to start with the following messages: Lighttpd Server not running. Error running exec(). ...
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Quick Settings pull-down not accessible for 2nd user profile

I have setup a 2nd user profile on my Google Nexus 7 Android 4.2.2. However, the "Quick Settings pull-down menu" is not available for the 2nd user profile. The main user have access to the "Quick ...
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Connection between Ubuntu and Nexus 7 does not work well

Following the instruction in http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2004182 (I also see many other similar guides online) The above method, shortly, is editing the file (Do not follow the ...
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Changing System Color without Flashing a rom

Is there any way on my nexus 7 running jelly bean 4.2.2 to change the blue line that appears in the settings menu, notification bar, etc... to a green that is similar to this site's logo?
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Nexus 7 blank screen

After watching a bit of 4oD last night on my Nexus 7, I turned it off. When I tried to start it up this morning, I was greeted with a blank screen whilst being plugged into the charger. I held down ...
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How can I create a “shortcut” for the built in PDF viewer on Nexus 7

The Nexus 7 has a default PDF viewer, but it's a little hard to get to. How can I put an shortcut for it on my home screen? Note that the default program (Document Viewer) doesn't show up in the list ...
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MTP file transfer: request to proceed, because “device can't play this” - how to fix permanent?

I have Nexus 7 and often copy vide to see on it, but every time windows asks for proceed with reason "device can't play this file format". Supported file formats is declared by media device, but when ...
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Could a virus be preventing me from installing an Anti-virus?

My Nexus 7 has recently been behaving oddly (closing apps unexpectedly for example). I figured I would install Lookout on my device, and tried to download it twice, it seems to download but after the ...
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Nexus 7 refuses to pair with in car audio?

I have a Nexus 7 running Android 4.4 and an in car stereo unit (Alpine CDE-178BT). I have enabled bluetooth on both devices but they refuse to pair with each other. If I attempt to initiate the ...
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Any way to resurrect a dead Nexus 7 tablet?

This happened yesterday. The story is that I had installed postmarketOS on my old Nexus 7 (2012) tablet,could SSH into the system - but was not able to install any packages due to "No Space left on ...
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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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Artifactory service local

in nexus I can browse items (html) with this kind of url: http://localhost:8081/nexus/service/local/repositories/releases/content/com/.... and the result in browser is this : http://...
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Nexus 7 wont turn on or get to bootloader

My nexus 7 2012 was running fine one day with ubuntu 13.04 on it until I installed the cheese webcam booth and when it finished installing the tablet froze then shut off. I tried to turn it back on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Additional device “Nexus 7” in list of my devices

I went to list of my devices and I see always one non my device "Nexus 7". It was strange, I immediately changed password and activated verifying with using mobile phone. After that I login with my ...