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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rooting galaxy s4 GT-I9505 with android 4.4.2 kitkat

I tried to root phone according to instruction. And it was ok. It seemed that my phone successfully rooted. But when I run root checker it showed that I don't have root access.
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Will upgrading a SIM-unlocked device re-lock it?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 T999. When I got it, it was locked to T-Mobile. I needed to unlock it, as I am not in America. I wanted to know if I perform an upgrade to Android 4.4.2, will my phone be ...
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How to Get to other Activities using intent in Android [on hold]

i have the list of countries as activities so Anytime i use the intent it gets me to the item or activity but when i try to go back to the main menu it takes me back through all other activities..here ...
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Call recording for Galaxy S2 with kitkat ROM

I'm looking for a call recording app \ mod that works on Galaxy S2 with android 4.4 ROM. I used several apps with previous versions (mainly on stock ROM's) but none of the apps I tried worked on ...
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Tablet with android 4.0 update to the latest android OS? (currently 4.4) [duplicate]

Is it possible to update a tablet that has android 4.0 to the latest version (4.4.2)? I'm looking into buying a tablet. It has android 4.0 which is cheaper than the other tablets that have 4.0 (which ...
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Disable full screen view in Google Play Books

On my 2013 Nexus 7, the Google Play Books app makes use of the new full screen feature in Android 4.4 KitKat to hide the system bars when the app is in use. This adds nothing useful to the experience, ...
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Apps Disappear after Move to SD Card (Not Just Icons)

I have a Motorola Droid Bionic, using Safestrap to run CyanogenMod 11 (4.4). I quickly noticed with Safestrap that I cannot increase the system partition by a whole lot. Eventually, the space allotted ...
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Canvas 4 support for DLNA or Wi-Fi Direct

Does Canvas 4 have or will have DLNA or Wi-Fi Direct? Also, when will it get an Android upgrade?
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Difference between android running on nexus device and non nexus device (HTC ONE, SONY Z1)

I apologize if it is wrong place to ask this question but I believe stackexchange is the best place to discuss. I am new in android world. What is the difference between the android 4.4.2 running on ...
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Unable to view pictures on the Twitter app while using specific Wi-Fi

I am using Motorola Moto G with KitKat 4.4.2. I can use the Twitter app from my home Wi-Fi or mobile data without any issue. But when I connect the Wi-Fi of my friend's home, I can't load images from ...
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Nexus 7 tablet (original model) stuck in Safe mode; no way out?

I own a Nexus 7 tablet (the first Wi-Fi + 3G model - only front-facing camera, no support for phone calls). Yesterday, I wanted to take a screenshot on my tablet and tried various key combinations; ...
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Account sync interrupted, can't start it again

So after reinstalling the OS I went to sync using my google account but the device restarted (don't know why, its perfectly stable now) and after trying again the account would show as synced but the ...
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How to force 2G/3G/4G?

I recently moved from Note 2 to Moto X. In Note 2, the 'Mobile Networks' page inside Settings had the 'Network Mode' setting with options: GSM/WCDMA (Auto mode), GSM only or WCDMA only. In Moto X ...
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Nexus 4 GPS uses mobile data even when data is turned off

My Nexus 4 running on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) uses mobile data even when the mobile data is turned off, and I turn on the GPS. When the GPS is turned on I get the carrier message that data is used ...
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How can I send my 4.4.2 device's SMS from the Web without changing the default app?

I would like to be able to send SMS from my phone via the Web. I used to use MySMS, however, since upgrading to 4.4.2, the app demands that it be the default messaging app due to messaging changes ...
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Android 4.4, Apple Bluetooth Keyboard Paired - but not working?

I have a problem: Once I have an Apple Wireless Keyboard paired with our Nexus 10 running KitKat 4.4 (rooted), no keys work. It is the oddest thing. To pair it, I have to enter the code that shows ...
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How to increase memory for debugging of Developer options

I would like to know how to increase memory for debugging of Developer options without DDMS connection. Please kindly advice me. Background: I have a problem with my smartphones sometimes does not ...
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Copied files folder structure via usb not showing properly in Gallery (moto-g + Kitkat)

I have recently purchased and updated my mogo-g(16gb) with Kitkat. When I copied some photos, songs & videos on my mobile via USB, the files not showing properly as per their folder structure in ...
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Xposed Framework with KitKat ART?

I have an SGS-I8190 with CM11 from http://maclaw.pl/ I explored the Xposed Framework, but it is not compatible with ART. It switches back to the old buggy and lame Dalvik. XDA says, that ART ...
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Most apps crashing after Galaxy S4 update to 4.4.2 (with SQLite exceptions)

I just updated my (stock firmware) Galaxy S4 from 4.2.2 to 4.4.2 using Kies and now most apps crash when I start them. When I look into the stack trace, the reason for all apps is the same: an ...
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Error with rotation in Google Now Launcher

I have a Google Nexus 10, 16GB, with Android KitKat, v4.4.2. Yesterday I installed Google Now Launcher and when the launcher is rotated the wallpaper does not fit the screen properly in portrait mode. ...
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Multiple phone numbers of the same type & Exchange

My company's directory uses the "Business" field to list the internal extension, and the "Business 2" field to list the fully qualified phone number. Obviously my cell phone cannot call the internal ...
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Exchange Services and Android OS/System draining battery

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.4.2, for about 5 months. I've experiences before some problems with battery, like sudden crashes when using apps intensively using graphics, but today the ...
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using a theme .zip file for my home screen

I was looking for customize my homescreen and found this screen attractive. I have already downloaded the zip file given there, but don't know how to use them. Please help.
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Apple Earpod one-click/Double-Click not working on Sony Xperia Z1, Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

I have Sony Xperia Z1 loaded with Android 4.4.2 Kitkat. My Apple earpods were working fine on Android Jelly Bean ie one-click will pause/play & double-click will play next song (Volume controls ...
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Upgrading Moto G to KitKat broke USB OTG

After upgrading the Moto G to KitKat, USB OTG no longer works. How can I fix this?
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Can't update Android on Samsung S1 GT-I9000 [duplicate]

My Samsung S1 GT-I9000 still runs Android Gingerbread. I would like to update it to the latest version, but this probably won’t be possible. I would like to update to Honeycomb, at the least. When I ...
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Android 4.4 x86 KP : efivar

I've downloaded android 4.4 x86 from android-x86 and as I have an UEFI system (and GPT formatted disk) I couldn't install it directly on it, so I followed this tutorial and it was made for 4.3, and ...
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Silent failure when connecting to VPN on HTC One Kitkat

I'm not sure exactly when this happens (since I normally use another phone for VPN work), but on my HTC One, updated to 4.4.2, connecting to VPN fails silently : the built-in VPN client, tested with ...
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Are there any current, major phones based on Android 4.4 that don't have Google Chrome pre-installed as a browser?

I'm asking since Android 4.4 doesn't include a browser and it needs to be licensed separately by the handset manufacturer.
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GCM with SSL/TLS under restricting proxy?

My mobile carrier data plan allows only connections using HTTP(S) proxy or IMAP, SMTP, POP3. I can use every protocol encapsulated in SSL/TLS with HTTP(S) proxy (CONNECT method). No destination ports ...
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How to change IP pool for WiFi tethering on Nexus 5 [duplicate]

I would like to know how to change IP pool of Wi-Fi spot mode on on Nexus 5. Could you tell me about it? I just want control this pool if it's possible.
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Battery Life of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with andriod 4.4

Since the update on my Note 3, I have noticed a decrease in battery life. So my questions are, does the 17% increase in performance come in a decrease in battery life? Is it 4.4 using up more ...
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Wrong caller ID for home number

I recently had to wipe my Nexus 4 in order to root it. Prior to that when I received a call from my home telephone it would display my wife's contact from the caller ID. Since rooting it now ...
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Sending Video to iPhone user

What is the best way to send a video that is over the MMS allowed size to an iPhone user? I really don't see any good way to do it besides uploading to some sort of 3rd party (youtube, gdrive, etc..) ...
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Mod for Jelly Bean Nav bar on Kit Kat Tablet?

I have a Nexus 7 (2013), it is running kit kat, and I am really loving how everything I have set up in this ROM (Beanstalk 4.4.2). There is one thing I really miss and can't seem to find any ...
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Is it possible for the stock Downloads app to detect externally added/modified/deleted files?

Assume I add (or delete, rename) a file, with a file explorer, to the download folder where the stock Android Downloads app is looking. Is there some way to have the Downloads app refresh and notice ...
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Galaxy s2 4.4 totaly stock rom?

I am looking for 4.4.x rom for my galaxy s2. I have installed beanstalk 4.4.2 rom, but what I don't like about it is that it is very "custom". I am looking for rom, similar to super nexus - absolutely ...
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ADB not recognizing Moto G

I've recently acquired a Motorola Moto G, and I plan to use it for development. I downloaded ADT, updated the SDK tools and the KitKat platform, but Eclipse still doesn't recognise my device. I'm ...
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Strange Android bug - layout reversed

I was doing some debugging on my device, and when I pulled out my lead, my whole phones layout has now been reversed. So for example usually the clock, wifi battery symbol etc, on the top right, but ...
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Android backup to Google Account with Android 1.5, and restore to Android 4.x

What will (if anything) be synched between my old Android 1.5 phone and new Android 4.4.2 phone? I have done much Google searching, but found nothing even suggesting what data is compatible for ...
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Moto G - Debugging for Android

When I open the Android Device chooser it shows a phone. But, instead of the serial number and other details it shows a series of question marks - "????????". Any suggestions on how I can use the ...
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How do I logout of Hangout on Android 4.4?

Hangout is the default messaging app in Android 4.4. I know that it's possible to use a third party application for SMS, but it there a way to log out of hangout entirely? Or at least to block the ...
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mm-qcamera-daemon wakelock when idle

My phone will randomly get the mm-qcamera-daemon wakelock. I know how to fix it, a simple reboot and all that, but it pops up when my phone is idle in my pocket. The phone starts to run hot and I ...
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deleting pop3 mail account not possible

I want to delete a pop3 mail account, but I can't find the option to do that. All I can do is synchronize! I can find the option with my Google account, but I don't want to delete that. I use Android ...
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KitKat issue: device turns on when plugged in

Yesterday I updated my Samsung S4 to 4.4.2 (I9500UBUFNA2 - Kernel 3.4.5-742022 18-Feb-2014) via Kies 3. If device is turned off then I plug in, picture of measuring battery image appears for 2 seconds ...
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Font Display bug

I have a Moto G running Android 4.4.2 It randomly displays a thin line near some characters. It happens in many apps, including Email, Google Now, GMail and more. The issue persists after restarting ...
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Can't launch Google Now with swipe up from home key

I googled it and found that this may be what many people were looking for but I don't know why it started to behave like this. I do find the swiping up from home button gesture useful for me to ...
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Can you change the runtime on an encrypted phone (KitKat)?

Nexus 5 owner here. Basically, I encrypted my phone a while back while on Dalvik Runtime and recently wanted to give ART a try again (to check app compatibility). The problem is that when I set ...
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How to disable the Internet so that even I wouldn't be able to enable it for a while?

As a productivity and impulse control measure, I'd like to be able to turn off the Internet in my Android 4.4 phone (unlocked but not rooted). I'd like to do it in such a way that even I wouldn't be ...