Android 4.4 KitKat 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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How to restore files from emulated files?

I have a LG G3 and my music have been moved to /storage/emulated/0/music. I dnt know how to fix this problem please help. Thanks
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Recover my phone's internal storage space

I, currently have stock kiktkat os installed in my phone( moto e, lollipop awaiting). I had changed the runtime from dalvik to art ( simply) and back again to dalvik. However, I noticed that my ...
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'Storage space is running low' while I have plenty of space remaining

I have an LG-D855 smartphone having 16 gigs of internal storage and running Android Kitkat 4.4. Although I have plenty of space remaining, the phone prompts Storage space is running low.. I had only ...
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Xperia E3 Flashing in Recovery superuser su

I installed the BusyBox but when i open it says 'Install' "Uninstall". After a while(i have not clicked on anything) i get the err 'There was a problem opening a shell with root access. This is either ...
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Galaxy S5 unable to switch to 4GLTE when Wi-fi is turned off

I have had my Samsung Galaxy S5 for about a year now and it has been working fine until a few days ago. I would use my wi-fi when I have access to it and then I would switch to my 4GLTE when I don't ...
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Google Play services using up battery - Why and how to fix it?

Why would Android devices have "Google Play services" using up the second-most amount of battery usage over a 24 hour period (second only to screen power)? On one device, I see "Google Play services" ...
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How to perform a factory reset without access to owner profile?

I recently bought the RCA Voyager 7" tablet from Walmart. I opened the settings app and added a slide password to my device. When I was finished I clicked 'OK' and the settings app closed and a ...
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Launcher3 isn't responding error in android 4.4.2

I am constantly getting an error on my xolo q1010i (android kitkat 4.4.2) saying "Launcher3 isn't responding" and i get options as wait and close. It appears while i try to open an application. it is ...
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Android Restricted Profiles. How to restrict play store?

Is there any way to stop play store in the restricted profile ? I want internet to be accessible but i dont want the restricted user to download any apps.
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password.key file.. where is it? Samsung S5 (4.4.2)

Where is the password.key file? Everywhere I've looked online says it is in the /data/system directory, but it isn't. I believe Samsung have moved it elsewhere. Does anyone know where?
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Some apps not shown in permissions manager

I have KitKat 4.4 on my phone. When I go to Permission Manager, it does not show all the apps. I understand that some of the pre-installed apps may not allow me to change permissions. But, apps like ...
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Can Android's Location Services default to Power Saving?

When I turn on Location Services, it defaults to High Accuracy. I don't ever need High Accuracy, and WiFi/Mobile Network location (Power Saving) always works well for me. Is there a way to make it so ...
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disable touchscreen on z2

I have a Sony Xperia Z2. The screen is physically fine, but the touch screen is crazy and registering random clicks all over the place. I can connect via adb, so I'm looking for an adb command to ...
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Will this flashing method work

http://androidromupdate.com/2014/03/16/install-i337ucufnb1-stock-4-4-2-kitkat-firmware-att-galaxy-s4-i337/ I want to flash stock firmware onto my galaxy s4 sgh-i337 from att on stock kit kat. Will ...
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sms delivery on 4.4kitkat

If I delete a message with a single tick, does that just get deleted from my local device ( Android) or does it no longer get delivered to the recipient? i posted a message in one of group.it just ...
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storage space is running low while i still av plenty of space remaining

my lg-d855 with a 16gig internal storage,running android os 4.4-kitkat version,prompting 'storage space is running low' while I still have plenty of space remaining,I have only installed an obb file ...
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Wifi network issue in motog

If iwant to connect any WiFi network in my moto g first generation. i am going to settings and selecting WiFi that time my mobile will get struck and after 5 or 10 sec i will get wait or OK. if i ...
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Unfortunately settings is stopped

i got my micromax a069 bolt(rooted). it works on android 4.4.2 kitkat. today i tried to access settings>about phone. When i tried to access it, it shows an error message "Unfortunately settings has ...
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Why does my Android 4.4.2 sudden have a battery drain (Wiko Bloom)?

I'm currently using a Wiko Bloom, with Android 4.4.2, using the latest manufacturer update. A few weeks ago I was trying out the Llama app and after a while I noticed that out of nowhere my battery ...
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“Unable to forget Hot Spot” - Can't disconnect from it either

I am running stock kitkat (4.4.4). There are some hotspots my phone will connect to whenever I am near. If I try to disconnect from it, I get an error message that says: Unable to forget Hot Spot ...
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How to prevent Whitescreen occurence in Kitkat

I intermittently see nothing but white screen as I lock my Sony Xperia E1 powered by Android Kitkat 4.4.2. Have you any solution, guys? Thank You for your answer.
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How to down Android software version i.e. from Kitkat to JellyBean Plus

My friend has a problem in his Android Samsung Galaxy Grand 2. He updated his phone. After the successful update to version 4.3, his device was unable to connect to WiFi network, and can't continue ...
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Any news about HTC 820 getting Andriod L update? [duplicate]

At present HTC Desire 820 running on Kitkat-4.4 version as we already know Moto G got Android L/Android-5.1 Update recently in the same way do we have any news about HTC devices getting Lollipop ...
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Android-System causes my smartphone to lag

The Process Àndroid-System causes my Smartphone to lag very often since it uses much CPU and drains my battery. Restart does not work. There is no other process using as much CPU. MediaServer seems ...
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CNBC.com: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (Kitkat4.2) CNBC Video not Playable on Unrooted Galaxy Tab?

I spoke to support at CNBC and the very polite tech told me that Kitkat contained a new Samsung video player which did not contain a compatible codec for video on cnbc.com. I've been poking around ...
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restarting apps and other memory management queries

i run stock kitkat (4.4.2) on htc one mini2 (1GB Ram) with Htc sense (6.0). i recently notice a lot of apps marked as 'restarting'. what does 'restarting' actually mean and why does it happen? ...
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Caller ID is unreliable after the latest update of Kitkat 4.4.2 on Samsung Galaxy Core 2

I updated the device (Settings -> About device -> Software update), and since then sometimes when I get a call, the number and name displayed is not of the caller. When I restart the device the ...
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Show all marked emails with stock email app

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII Plus with Android 4.2.2. In the stock mail app I want to see all emails which have the red flag (marked). How can I find them?
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How to troubleshoot Android System data usage

How to troubleshoot this? This didn't used to be so bad... Not sure if its a new app, updated app, OS malfunction or what. Android system is seemingly a black box. Are there any apps or techniques to ...
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Installing samsung galaxy s3 neo stock rom on ssamsung galaxy s3

can I install samsung galaxy s3 neo (GT-I9300I) ROM on Samsung galaxy s3 (GT-I9300).... If yes then please tell me how?
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Booting when charging - how to do it, how to watch what programs run

We are trying to set up an Android 4.4.2 device to boot once it is plugged in to a power source. The device is a POSH Titan HD E500. We've come across different ways that each manufacturer handles ...
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Where is Settings.apk on Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 (4.4.2)

I can't find Settings.apk file in /system/app directory. I use the latest stock firmware. Where can I find this APK on this device?
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Battery drains very quickly on Samsung Galaxy S5

I have purchased a Samsung Galaxy S5 from the store. I open it and I begin by charging it for the first time, but without turning it on. The battery was 61%, so I waited until 100%. After that, I ...
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Can I suggest autocorrect change “u” to “I”?

My Hangouts typing often sees me missing i for u and moving on with a new word. If I correctly hit i autocorrect always capitalizes it to "I" and my sentence reads correctly. If I hit u however ...
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Unable to upgrade firmware on Vidonn X6 bracelet

I bought myself a Vidonn X6 sports band, and am having issues upgrading the firmware. The new version released last week of the app on the Android adds support for the X6, and is offering a newer ...
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Downloads not working on Micromax Canvas A1

I have a Micromax Canvas A1 (Android One) device, in which the downloads don't work completely. I have heard some people say that this is due to a problem in the Android OTA (Over-The-Air) update for ...
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How to create a persistent public folder on an SD Card?

Following up on a previous question and after reading about public directories in Android 4.4+, I am trying to understand how I could create such a directory, to be used by everyone. My device is not ...
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Connecting usb wifi adapter to xpera zl

I have Xperia ZL C6502. And yesterday my wifi got stuck. It doesn't turn on and i see just a message with turning on. And wifi slider is grayed out. I tried wifi fixer and similar apps. Nothing ...
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g sensor not working at all

I have an Asus memo pad, All of the sudden its g sensor stop working, I tried accelerometer and bubble, they show that g sensor not working at all. any help?
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uninstall for good, certain apps on kitkat

I want to remove internet browsing and the gmail/email apps on my phone. I know that i can root it. I don't use it for calls or texting. Just for wifi. And i don't want browsing or emails just gaming. ...
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where can a generic application write on an SD card?

I have a tablet running KitKat and face the problem of not being able to write to the SD card (specifically with QPython). I cannot root the tablet (yet). My understanding is that an application can ...
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Samsung galaxy A5 USB Otg supported?

I have checked with few USB Otg checkers it said there are Apr are present in mobile. But i could not able to connect Pendrive. Many entry levels phones also have this feature. But this is recently ...
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How to update a BML S50 [duplicate]

Hello: I boght a BML S50 with the 4.2.2 android version, Could it be up date it?? I've been having trouble with this phone
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How to re-root Samsung Galaxy S 4G (SGH-T959) on KK 4.4.3 without USB?

I need to re-root device without USB, and I am unable to install (most, not all) third party app. Recent upgrade of ROM to 4.4.3 left me without my TWRP recovery at boot accessible and my root gone. ...
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I want “Priority Senders” back after flashing aokp_d2tmo-userdebug 4.4.2 KVT49L eng

I'd like to have my old Samsung(?) email client back - the one that I could configure to only be notified on certain addresses I'd listed as Priority Senders. What other apps and services would I ...
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How to completely disable SELinux in Android L in the init.rc file

I want to disable SELinux at boot time for Android L or 5. The reason is because my daemon is not begin executed on boot when it should due to SELinux problems. I have the following in my init.rc ...
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How to fix stuttering audio playback with Soundcloud?

On my HTC desire 510, Android ver. 4.4.3 audio playback is unreliable. I encounter stuttering playback when using Soundcloud. As Soundcloud buffers everything locally and the problem is reoccurring ...
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Reenable Setting app on rooted Galaxy S 4G

I need to command my partially rooted Samsung Galaxy S 4G on KitKat 4.4.3, to simply re-enable the core app: settings.apk (a.k.a com.android.settings). After flashing a ROM, I found no settings UI ...
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Can Bluetooth settings be done from the command line i.e. editable file

When i initially installed auto pumpkin KLD device in my car, all was good. Bluetooth configured through the bluetooth app/phone dialer and through settings/bluetooth. This was on 4.4.4_01122014 with ...
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Can the previous version overwrite the currently installed app?

Suppose the new version of APK of any project is currently installed on the Android phone, but I want to install my previous APK on the phone. In that case, what will happen? Will it be updated to the ...