Android 4.4 is the ninth publicly named Android release, and debuted with the Nexus 5 in October of 2013. Please only use this tag if you feel your question is specific to Android 4.4.

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Root Samsung Galaxy S3 with broken USB port

I recently purchased a Sprint Galaxy s3 on ebay with a broken charge port, and have revived it with a wireless charging reciever and charger. I want to root it but there is no way to connect it to my ...
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ADB backup creates 0-byte file; prompts for current backup password even though I never set one; “Failed to set password” for Desktop backup password

The problem: Every time I run ADB backup, I get a message near the bottom of the home screen saying Backup starting..., followed by a message saying Backup finished a few seconds later despite the ...
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Best way to transfer photos from Android 4.4.4 to Windows 7

I just upgraded to a Samsung Galaxy s5 running android 4.4.4. On my old phone running gingerbread, I was able to use the USB Mass Storage Device (MSD) feature to browse, delete, and copy photos (to a ...
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Recover from boot loop without drivers installed

I have a Chinese TCL S720T brand new KitKat 4.4.2 device and boot looped it when I removed the Chinese keyboard. I can't get the USB drivers to handshake with the device because the bootloop ...
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ParanoidAndroid can't make bluetooth call

I recently installed ParanoidAndroid onto my Note 2, and since then I can't make bluetooth calls from my car. It worked before with the stock ROM, so I know it's the phone that's the problem. It ...
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How to debrand Android smartphones? // Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

I would like to debrand my Samsung S4 mini (O2-branded I think), mainly because the new Kitkat firmware (http://www.samsung.com/us/support/faq/FAQ00058379/78341/SCH-I435ZKAVZW) has still not come ...
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Need someone who can explain me, how to use a AllWinner SDK [on hold]

Well... First of all I`m sorry for my bad english. I have a tablet with allwinner a20 CPU. It based on android 4.2. I need to build 4.4 for it. I know that it possible, cause my friend bought a tablet ...
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How to view a website containing Indic fonts in Android browser?

Recently, I tried viewing a website on my Android device. Some of the content of the website contains text in a specific Indic font. I noticed that the website is not displayed in the Android browsers ...
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Why suddenly my samsung galaxy S4 mini Android 4.4.2 gives me the message “COULDN´T LOAD IMAGE”?

My SAmsung Galaxy S4 Mini Android 4.4.2 suddenly started to display the message: "COULDN´T LOAD IMAGE". This comes together with other problems I am having after my phone updatet to Kit Kat 4.4.2. ...
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Bug report and Settings crash on Nexus 4

My Nexus 4 is rooted with stock ROM (version 4.4.4) and custom recovery TWRP. Recently it automatically generated some bug report: one is a png image (just a blank screen in black) and another text ...
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Unable to add contact to SIM

I want to add new contact and save it in SIM Card. I use OnePlus One with CyanogenMod 11S, which is on top of Android 4.4.4 and inside I have O2 pay-as-you-go card from UK. When I used Gingerbread ...
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Why does Chrome reload the page when I turn on my bluetooth keyboard?

Lenovo Yoga 10 HD+ tablet with Android 4.4.2. Logitech Tablet Keyboard If I am in Chrome and I turn on my bluetooth keyboard, the current page will reload. This appears to happen no matter which web ...
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Unable to uninstall apps for secondary account

I have a Nexus 10 on which I have a master account, and a secondary (restricted) account for my kids. Recently, one of them got hold of it while it was logged in and installed a bunch of games. I ...
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Error null pointer exception and fatal & where is the error null pointer exception and fatal and how solve the problem [closed]

package com.example.list_maintenance; import android.app.Activity; import android.content.Context; import android.os.Bundle; import android.view.LayoutInflater; import android.view.View; import ...
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How to return SAMSUNG GT-S5670 to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread?

I have SAMSUNG GT-S5670, and I had android version Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread, but I wanted updated it to Android 4.4. Kitkat. I download on computer Cyanogen Mod and Google Apps package. I put it on ...
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Program named -2068

I noticed in Data usage, under Wireless & Networks, an app named "-2068". Does anybody know what this is ? It does not come up when I run ps command from terminal, so the number it's not a PID. ...
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Galaxy S5 unlock + change region [duplicate]

I have an stock, locked, Telstra Australian Galaxy S5 and I'm about to live in the UK. I would like to know if there is currently a way to unlock it without code so I can use it with an English ...
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One tap gps toggle on Nexus 4

Is there a way in android 4.4 to activate (on/off) the GPS in only one tap on Nexus4? Now I use a shortcut to arrive at the GPS menu (first tap/first picture) then click on/off (second tap/second ...
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How to view android device screen on PC over adb [duplicate]

I would like to see my phones screen as a window on PC over adb, purpose is for presentation of my app. My phones OS is Kitkat 4.4.2 Is this possible without any paid app or rooting? If it is ...
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Voice Dialling opening on lock screen

I've got a Moto G running KitKat and am having an issue where the Voice Dialler (I think that's what it's called) opens up when the phone is in my pocket, locked. I have no idea how it is happening.. ...
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How to login in Skype via Facebook?

I have a skype account that I created via Facebook login and can use it on my PC or Mac just fine. Now I want to use Skype on Android and have installed the official app. Yet the app lacks an option ...
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How to cancel a download on Android 4.4 KitKat

I (accidentally) started downloading a 350 MB file from Google Chrome and I can't find the option to stop it, the downloads app just shows the files that have already finished but not the downloads in ...
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Error:“credential storage is erased” while installing certificate

I'm trying to install a certificate in my Moto G phone(4.4.2). While installing, its asking me password, while giving any password I'm getting message Credential storage is erased. How can I fix that? ...
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Cannot connect Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 SM-T705 to computer vis usb

I'm trying to connect my Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 SM-T705 with Android 4.4.2 to computer via usb - but there's no effect. Fun thing is that I was able to do it a week ago. Connection of flash card to ...
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Is it possible to restore apps/data from 4.2.1 to 4.4.4?

I'm prepping to upgrade from PA 4.2.1 to CarbonROM 4.4.4 (VZW Galaxy Nexus). I'd prefer using TB to restore my selected apps + data I've had running on 4.2.1, but understand that this is a big jump ...
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What are `storage/emulated`, `mnt/sdcard`, `storage/sdcard`?

There have been questions about the old sdcard turning into sdcard0, which I understand to be part of the multiuser feature. What I don't understand is the 3 paths in the questions. Some of them look ...
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How can I extend my Android's filesystem space with remote storage?

I have a 8GB Motorola Moto G from Republic Wireless, which means I have a little over 5GB of space that I can actually use. I have several VPSs and a dedicated server, and I was wondering, without ...
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Is there a working kitkat rom for rockchip 2918 tablets [duplicate]

Or , any good and fast rom for my 3q rc0710b tablet - which has an rc 2918 cpu . Thank you very much . I want a custom rom making my slow, 3q rc0710b tablet, run faster !
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How do I enable sticky keys for a Bluetooth Slide-out Keyboard on Android 4.4.2?

I've got a slide out bluetooth external keyboard for my Samsung Galaxy S5. It's currently rooted and is running OmegaDroid as my ROM. I'd like to make it so that my modifier keys are "sticky", in that ...
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How to switch users without sleep?

I have a new 2013 Nexus tablet running Android 4.4.2. I like that it supports multiple user profiles, but the only way I have found to switch profiles is to put the tablet to sleep by pushing the ...
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Every time my tablet restarts it resets itself to factory settings

I bought a pendopad from Coles about 4 months ago but now it has been having a problem. The tablet would not turn on (froze at logo) so I rebooted it into recovery mode and selected factory reset (I ...
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GPS Problem in Samsung Grand 2 after Kitkat Update

With the Kitkat update GPS is not locking.I tried taking the phone outside.With the update there came problems like unable to write to external sd card,this and a wallpaper issue. Can is use Factory ...
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Is it safe to update my Samsung Galaxy Neo to KitKat?

The Samsung Galaxy Neo is officially receiving a KitKat update, which is supposed to bring fixes and performance improvements. Will I experience any problems if I update to the latest version, like ...
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Can't find Android 4.4.4 ROM for ZTE Score [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade my ZTE Score (Gingerbread 2.3.4) to Android 4.4-4.4.4 with a custom ROM. I can't find a place to download a custom 4.4 ROM. Where can I find a ROM for my ZTE Score?
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Which Samsung smartphone models support LTE and are not susceptible to “sudden death syndrome”?

Does anyone know which Samsung smartphone models support LTE and are not susceptible to "sudden death syndrome"? Thank you.
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Unlock encrypted Android from ADB

I have the following problem: Somehow, this evening the touchscreen of my Sony Xperia Z broke. I have two thin cracks in the display and everything on the right side of the crack does not react. I ...
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I have 29GB free on the sd card and only 101mb on storage,before I had 800mb and installed batman arkam,the download stopped at 91% [duplicate]

Because I hadn't sufficient memory,but the files remains on mine phone but i can't find them and delete theM. On google play it says that the game isn't installed and in the phone either.How to free ...
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Does KitKat improve performance on devices with more than 512MB of RAM?

I know that KitKat is "designed to work better with 512MB RAM". This is all fine and dandy but does it have any impact in devices with more RAM than that? If the device is not starved of RAM to begin ...
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Explanation for Google Log ins (relating to android)

So I see activity for logins I know I am creating. However, there are some im not sure where they originate from. My pc uses chrome 37.0, and my android device uses 36.0. Signing into the actual ...
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Is Recovery Mode necessary to flash to newer Android version manually?

My phone (Sony Xperia Go) seems to be not able to boot into Recovery Mode Is there some alternative way or tool to use for flashing ROM? (to latest kitkat mod). To avoid recovery mode I have ...
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Replacing the dialer

I have recently replaced the stock samsung system on my note 2 with paranoidandroid, but I don't like the dialer. I have tried a few alternatives and found some I like, but none of them replace the ...
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Block all root connections except to certain IP destinations using Iptables

I am using rooted Android 4.4.4 system. I want to block all the network connections associated by processes that run by root except to certain Ip targets. Something like this Block all network ...
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Can't open menu in apps without a menu button or physical key [duplicate]

My device doesn't have a physical menu button, and the app that I'm using doesn't have one of the menu buttons that users can click (the three dots). How can I open the app's menu without a menu ...
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What is this status bar icon?

Verizon Moto X - Stock - 4.4.4 Only pops up every once in a while...
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How do I remove Selfmite worm?

In June this year I experienced what I've found to be called the "Selfmite" worm on my Nexus 5 smartphone. On 24.06 and 29.06 it sent the message "Dear [contact name], Look The Self-time, ...
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Slow home screen load, applications restarting

The problem has a few symptoms. 1) Whenever I return to the home screen it takes a few seconds to redraw. 2) Most applications restart when I switch back and forth between them. 3) If I go to the ...
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Whats App+ in Moto G

Recently i bought a Moto G phone. When i tried to install Whats app+ in it, it won't allow SMS verification as well as voice verification.My Android version is 4.4. I also enabled install from third ...
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Can I use a separate profile for corporate security requirements on KitKat?

I tried adding my corporate Exchange user to my KitKat tablet, so I can sync email and calendar. The security policy page that came up states the admins in my company will be allowed to block my ...
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apps in internal sd storage

HOW to install apps in internal sd storage in unite 2? HOW to install apps in internal sd storage in unite 2? HOW to install apps in internal sd storage in unite 2? HOW to install apps in internal sd ...
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Encrypted Sony Z1 Compact stolen - will it be possible to reset and reinstall phone without PIN code?

Today my Sony Z1 Compact Android phone (4.4 Kit Kat) is stolen. Bad luck, but nobody's hurt and I'm quite sure my insurance will cover this. I've encrypted the phone and external SD card. Now this has ...