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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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Configure Android black box

My apps on my phone keep bugging out on me, but I can never catch them in the act. Is there any way to keep a black box of my phone state (perhaps polled every 1 minute) for the past x minutes so that ...
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unable to use wats app with mobile data

I recently purchased micromax unite2 A 106 and my problem is I am unable to use Whatsapp on mobile data, it only available when I am using Wifi. How to resolve this?
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Android WebView is not opening in the xml file [on hold]

I have an activity which have two buttons and on click click of buttons url links are opened in another xml file in which i have set webview.But when I click on button it open the url in default ...
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How to root Huawei Ascend Y550?

I've been trying to root my Huawei Ascend Y550 but I had no luck since many of the rooting programs say "Rooting failed". Is there a way to root this phone? It is running Android 4.4.4 and the ...
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Chrome and Chrome Beta suddenly won't fill up the entire screen on launch

So, I'm currently on the N5X rom with a cyanogenmod 4.4.4 base on my Samsung i9300, I restored Chrome Beta from one my backups in titanium Backup, after flashing the latest version of the ROM ...
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Silently root an android kitkat phone [on hold]

As a student researcher, I would like to know if there is an in app code to root an android kitkat device without the user knowing it(discreetly). If there is any open source app code to root a phone, ...
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Processes are closing after removing the SD card

I have removed the SD card from my phone and now my phone is not working. All phone related processes are force closing. I have cleaned my cache and did 'Fix Permission' via Recovery but the ...
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xolo q800 unfortunately,software update has stopped

I have Android 4.1.2 installed on my phone, which is not rooted. It's stock Android (I'm not sure if 100.00% stock though). This is the first Software Update notification that I have ever received. ...
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Is Android Kit Kat Good or Bad [on hold]

Is Android Kit Kat version Good or Bad ? I have been experiencing issues with external Micro SD card. Many users are not able to remove/delete or add data into external cards with the latest update ...
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Ultra slow speed while transfer files between PC and Samsung S5

I just got my new Samsung Galaxy S5, original ROM with version 4.4.2. It uses a new Toshiba 64GB speed U3 micro SD card. When I transfer my WhatsApp folder from PC to GS5, it took me more than 24 ...
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How to find lost Samsung Galaxy Note 2

I have recently lost my Samsung Note 2. I have tried to track my phablet via android device maneger but it is not tracking my phone nor helping me in other options. I had enabled this software on my ...
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Unable to connect try again later error while selecting preferred network

I have samsung galaxy grand neo and both simcard cant connect to network. I tried different kinds of working simcard but my phone cant connect to network. What should I do?
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How can I root my Singtech i50 (Android 4.4.2)?

How can I root this device? Model: Singtech Infinity i50 Build: i50-A25E-V1.0.1-20140923-103613 OS: Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
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USB debugging - No device found after chrome update

After attempting to begin remote(usb) debugging I finally had my phone recognised via the chrome/inspect page. At which point I was told I must update to chrome 39.0 Beta to access debugging. After ...
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Why am I not allowed slashes in the proxy setting?

HTC/Android 4.4.2 I am trying to set up VPN at work, which requires me to define a proxy server. I can long-tap on the staff WiFi name and enable advanced options, which allows me to define the proxy ...
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Android 4.4 x86 on Dell N5110 - Video issue [on hold]

I am trying to run androidx86 (4.4) on Dell N5110. Here are the issues I have: No Sound: I found the solution from another forum. I will have to run the following as an executable script: ...
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Some gdrive pics not appearing in the pictures android app

Droid RAZR maxx Android 4.4.4 I have the pictures app for Android and I set it to also show the pictures present on my google Drive but many of the pictures that are on my drive are not visible in ...
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Android 4.4 Kit-Kat, wired headset button as camera shutter

I am using Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 with vanilla Android 4.4.4 OS. I have a single-button wired headset and I want that its button works as a camera shutter. By default when this headset is plugged in: ...
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How to have the alarm audible when on vibrate or silent?

I have an issue with my Android 4.4 Nexus 5. When the phone is on either silent or vibrate modes, the alarm is also either silent or just vibrates, which does not wake me up. I need the alarm to be ...
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Sync App Data Error

Okay so I got a weird situation here. First thing first, here is my device condition : Device : Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo (SM-N750) OS : Android Kit Kat 4.2.2 Number of google account in this ...
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Stay connected to WiFi that requires sign-in

I recently upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini to Kitkat (4.4.2), and I noticed a new behaviour that I'd like to disable: when I'm connected to a wifi network with a captive portal that requires ...
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How to change various settings of wireless connection in Android

Short story: I upgraded my phone to Kitkat and can't get to the Internet using wifi. After a few check I detected Android had wrong setting: my wifi router use AES, not TKIP (WPA2,802.11n mode) I ...
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Disable emoji suggestions when using gesture typing with the default Google Keyboard

I use gesture (swipe) typing on my phone to enter text. However sometimes when I enter certain words, the keyboard suggests emoji icons instead of the word I typed. For example, when I gesture type ...
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Can not log in on Stack Exchange App [migrated]

When trying to log on to the Stack Exchange app (since I have decided to become an active member rather than just browsing like I used to) I get the following error. 'key' is not valid ...
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wet nexus 4 not booting

yesterday I stuck in rain, unfortunately my nexus 4 got wet partially....when I unlocked the device... it showed a pop on the screen stating "Network is unavailable to restore the service please ...
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How to block ads on Chrome for Android?

I am using Adaway & ads are blocked across different apps on my phone. However, Ads on Chrome Mobile are not getting blocked. Can someone help?
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What DNS servers are used when connected to wireless data?

What DNS servers are used when connected to wireless data (not wifi)? Is there a way within Android KitKat to tell?
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How do I clear clipboard contents on Samsung Galaxy Tab S?

I use a Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablet running the official non-rooted ROM based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Sometimes i copy-paste sensitive data (like passwords etc) that i would prefer to disappear from ...
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Google Play Error Retrieving Information RPC:S-2:AEC-2

Whenever I try to update an app, I get the error in the question title. I am also unable to view my installed apps. I've already tried wiping the store's data and cache, and removing and readding my ...
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Play Audio track during call

I would like to play an audio recording over an open phone conversation. I.e., while the phone is connected (an outgoing call) a prerecorded audio file is played over the open phone connection. How ...
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KitKat 4.4.2 error 'unfortunately, the process com.android.systemui has stopped working

On Android KitKat 4.4.2 an error comes up 'unfortunately, the process com.android.systemui has stopped working. Now I can't turn it on or off as the error keeps popping up and won't let me do ...
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Android device randomly crashes (signal 11) after being sent for repairs

For the last two years, I've owned an ASUS PadFone 2 and an ASUS PadFone Infinity (A86) after the PadFone 2 broke down. It started off with the PadFone 2 randomly rebooting, I couldn't find a certain ...
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Set individual apps for shadowsocks

I install a shadowsocks client on my motox and it works when I set the system wide proxy. But it can't work when I set the individual apps for proxy. I have selected some apps like chrome and most ...
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How do you add an Android device as network share in Windows?

I want to access an Android (KitKat) device as a network device in Windows 7 SP1. The purpose is to be able to transfer files to/from the Android device seamlessly in Windows Explorer, just like any ...
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Is ART on Lollipop the same as on KitKat?

I have issues with skype on my KitKat phone with ART enabled. None too serious, but launching is very slow. Will the same issues plague me on Lollipop when my phone gets it?
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Calander events shifting days

In September I added 26 calendar events, one every other Saturday, to set personal goals. Each calendar entry is a separate event, I am not using the Recurring Event feature. I've noticed that some ...
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Which devices have Usb Internet option? [closed]

I am trying to investigate over the possibility to share my PC's LAN internet connection over an USB wire to devices. I know this is called "Reverse tethering" and that some devices have it as native ...
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Prevent browser automatically launched when join to open wifi

How to prevent browser to automatically launched when I join to a wifi network with captive portal? i.e. with note 3
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Android - 2-ways USB sync for multiple calendars from outlook 2013 to phone

I use an iPhone since 5 years, and I'd like to switch to an Android phone, under KitKat and probably soon Lollipop. I've checked all my needs and there is still one for wich I didn't find how to ...
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Google Music Playlist Sync Problems

So my playlists from my All Access Account download fine. but the artists/albums from said playlists aren't showing up under the respective categories in my library on my phone.This has been going on ...
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Insufficient Storage on changing default install location

After downloading an APK file from Play Store. It always prompts "Insufficient Storage" dialog. I changed the default install location into external memory(SD card) using adb command adb shell pm ...
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An unknown app called 10102 shows up in Data Usage graph

A mysterious app named "10102" shows up in my data usage. It bears only the standard Android app icon (the Bugdroid logo with a cube on its torso). From what the graph tell me, it has used 36 ...
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How much does the build number of an Android OS matter?

I have seen several builds on OS 4.3 and 4.4-- what are the key differences? I tried finding documentation on the exact changes, but couldn't find any. I set up two new Nexus 7 tablets (2013) and ...
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Upgrade Galaxy Note 3 to KitKat 4.4.4 [duplicate]

I have Galaxy Note 3 phone, and its last updated software is KitKat 4.4.2, but I heard that Samsung made it official to the Note 3 to be updated to 4.4.4. Does anybody have an idea how to get the ...
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How can I determine what is transmitting data?

Recently I noticed that even while no applications are actively running (at home screen), the up and down arrows under the WiFi status bar item are turning on/off. This is a recent change, and seems ...
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Kit Kat 4.4.2 OS specs

Does anyone know how much storage is needed for the OS. I have a Hudl2 and according to Tesco 7GB of the 16Gb storage is used by Kit Kat which seems a lot to me, I know they will have customised it so ...
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Settings shortcut in Android 4.4

I am using Android 4.4. I would like to have shortcut to multiple Settings features (wifi, display, lock screen,...) on the desktop. If I long click on a desktop, I do not find a way to place a ...
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Cannot play video, android 4.4.4

Well hello, I have a really troublesome and strange problem. Point is, I cannot play any video. Litterally NONE. Any type of video presented in ANY app cannot play, including advertisements. Running ...
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Is GPS replaced by A-GPS in Android latest version (4.4, 5.0)?

I have created an application that uses GPS for getting current location. I have checked my app in latest version of Android (4.4), and it is not working as it works on previous version. I saw the ...
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Impact of removing the launcher from Android device

I have two Samsung rooted devices and I'm thinking of removing the TouchWiz. What would be the implications of leaving the device without a Launcher? If I install a new app that acts as Home/Launcher ...