An app i installed fails at startup, in the logs i see this permission problem:
Not granting permission android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION to package com.nianticlabs.pokemongo because it was previously installed without
Ignoring duplicate uses-permissions/uses-permissions-sdk-m: android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE in package: com.nianticlabs.pokemongo at: Binary XML file line #35
My phone is a Fairphone2, it runs Android 7.1.2 Buildnumber 18.09.2 Kernel-version 3.4.0-perf-geaadfcc5a2djenkins@lxc-slave05
The app in question is Pokemon go.
I have wiped and factory reset my phone at least 3 times, had the battery out and everything. How do i get rid of these faulty permissions?
You might be interested in the fact that currently Pokemon Go doesn’t work properly with Android 7 on the Fairphone 2 anyway, regardless of the permission problem you encountered … here’s the bugtracker (you can upvote the issue there to make it more important to fix):
Here’s the main topic about the issue …
Dear Fairphhone community,
I know it’s a minor problem compared to other topics, but I wanted to share it anyways. Perhaps someone else got the same problem.
Since the update to Android Nougat Pokemon Go crashes everytime I attempt to catch a Pokemon. I already deinstalled the game twice and tested it in every kind of situation (like with WIFI on or while charging) - nothing solved the matter. As soon as I tap on one of those cute monsters the game shuts down. I also checked the authorization…
If Pokemon Go is a priority for you, you can downgrade to Android 6 for the moment until the issue eventually gets fixed. See the “I regret upgrading, how do I downgrade?” section here …
Here’s an overview of what crops up most often on the forum:
Most annoying Bugs
Note that where workarounds are listed, these are not meant as a permanent solution. In other words, Fairphone should/will come up with a permanent fix. The workarounds are provided as a temporary measure. A statement by Fairphone about future updates can be found
If you are affected by any of these issues, please add any useful new information on the official bug tracker. If you don’t have anything to add, b…
Ah, thanks. I’ve upvoted the issue and i’ll try to find the courage to make a downgrade attempt, and risk a boot-loop
Will the downgrade remove all permissions, can i somehow wipe everything before the new install?
You can really install from scratch following this guide, just use the Android 6 installation file from the downgrade section mentioned above instead of the Android 7 one the guide uses …
Updates could go wrong, upgrades could go wrong, own experiments could go wrong, any given thing could go wrong … and the Fairphone 2 doesn’t boot anymore, doesn’t update anymore, doesn’t do any given important thing anymore.
Updates können schief gehen, Upgrades können schief gehen, eigene Experimente können schief gehen, irgendetwas anderes kann schief gehen … und das Fairphone 2 bootet nicht mehr, updatet sich nicht mehr, oder tut irgendetwas anderes wichtiges nicht mehr.
If even a
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