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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turn the speakerphone on a call? ADB Shell

I'm trying to find a command in adb shell that lets me turn on the speakerphone when I start a call. First I make the call adb shell service call phone 1 s16 "" s16 "#####" the call starts and I ...
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How do I click and drag something from chrome in android?

Clicking and dragging something from a webpage is easy from a PC. For example, the bar in the screenshot below can be dragged by holding the left mouse button and moving the mouse simultaneously: ...
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After flashing LeWa OS 5 on Huawei Honor Holly, internal storage is not showing up in both phone and PC

I have a Huawei Honor Holly. I flashed LeWa OS 5 on my phone. After boot up, I connected my phone to the PC, and it just shows my SD card but my internal storage is not showing up. Is there any way to ...
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Downgrade Redmi 1s from Kitkat to JellyBean

I am now running on KITKAT version. But it is not good for my phone (with Kitkat, it doesn't connect to the charger and is not charging my phone), so I would like to downgrade. How do I get back to ...
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Can't change language. Slider doesn't not work [duplicate]

In Samsung keyboard setings have 3 input languages, but can't change from one to another, slider (space) doesn't work. Although there are arrows on space bar.
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Dual boot Android 4.3 and 4.4 on Nexus 7

Is there a way to dual boot Android 4.3 and 4.4 for testing purposes? I know how to downgrade from 4.4 --> 4.3 but it takes too much time.
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Can I receive security updates without upgrading from KitKat to Lollipop?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablet, and it's currently running the stock Android 4.4.2. A friend of mine had her Galaxy S5 upgraded to Lollipop, and i personally don't like the way it looks, ...
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Phone seems to have WiFi connection, but loses connection to internet

It's a Cat B15Q, with Android 4.4.2, with most recent update as issued by Cat. I think it started with the most recent update. Unfortunately, Cat's support site doesn't work (you can't submit ...
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How to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0?

I have been trying to root my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T217S; Firmware version T217SVPUBNH4). Since the September update I can't re-root my tablet, I have tried apps like Vroot(app), towelroot, ...
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No app icons on home screen for newly installed apps in Galaxy Tab S 10.5

My Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 running Android 4.4.2 is not creating app icons for newly installed apps, I have checked the settings in Play Store, and they are correct. What's wrong, and how do I ...
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Photos in the Camera folder in the Gallery were deleted automatically in my Android phone

I am wondering about how it is possible that all the pictures in the Camera folder in the Gallery were deleted without my knowledge where I am the only user of my Android phone. I don't remember ...
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Android Phone Black Screen

I have a irulu universe 2 device friend gave me, it turns on but does not shows anything on the screen, the screen backlight turns on, but nothing is shown, just a "black screen". What can I do? by ...
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Samsung Galaxy Core Prime non responsive touch screen and back button for a while

I am using Samsung Galaxy Core Prime. Everything has been running smooth except the fact that for sometime I'm facing a strange problem of touch screen as well as touch button (Back button) at the ...
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Kingo rooted my phone, windows laptop died

Now running Ubuntu 14.04 on my main computer; my windows laptop that i ran kingo root on to root the phone died, my LG G Vista is due for the lollipop upgrade from version 4.4.2 and it will not let me ...
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How can I identify Mobile Speaker issue and how to reduce the noise while Music is playing in Speaker?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Grand2.Recently I'm facing Noise(with some vibration) while listening to Music in Mobile's Speaker.How to confirm that it's mobile speaker issue and also how to fix it? Kindly ...
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Odin3 fails to root Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 SM-P900

Recently i has bought Samsung Galaxy Note Pro SM-P900 tabled with Android 4.4.2 on board. Tablet shows build number as KOTH49.P900XXUANI1, and i could'not root it with Odin3 i've found in Internet ...
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Root checkers tells me my phone is rooted but most root required apps warns me that the system denied to root. Why? Anyone, please explain it to me

Before my phone was said to be rooted by root checkers, I tried many rooting apps, both Android and PC based. The first significant change which happened occurred when I first installed and used the ...
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LG l70 DBI Err Fatal - boot up display stuck here

I had LG l70 and I have rooted and fully unrooted it few times. Recently I fully unrooted it and factory reseted because I had intention to sell it. I left Lg l70 in sleep without battery in it for ...
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I Accidentally Deleted the Launcher

I was making some tests on my android phone and I accidentally deleted the launcher from the system partition and I forgot to copy the new one to the system partition again, and the phone doesn't show ...
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Is it possible to uninstall stock apps in Sony Xperia E3 Dual? [duplicate]

My device has 4GB of internal Storage, but it only shows 2GB. Apps have taken 1.7GB of space alone. Any idea for how to uninstall the stock apps such as as Hike,Line, and others. The only option I ...
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insufficient internal storage problem

I have a problem of “insufficient space on the device” error on Micromax Canvas Gold (A300). It comes with 32GB internal storage and there is option to extend storage using external sd card. ...
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Routing instead of NAT/Masquerade for WiFi Tether clients

When clients connect to Android Tethering they get IPs of the private Tethering networl. There is plenty of info available on how to NAT/Masquerade WiFi tethering clients (for example into a VPN), but ...
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Process 'system/bin/installd' causing memory leak

When reviewing my running tasks, I've noticed a memory leak in process system/bin/installd. On boot completed, it begins running in the background, consuming 20-30MB RAM. Over time, its RAM usage ...
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How can I ever root my Samsung Galaxy V, SM-G313HZ, Android version 4.4.2? Please help

I've tried everything on the internet to root my phone and followed the exact procedures – but when I try to install CWM or .tar files through Odin mode, I seem to always lose my recovery mode: ...
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installing android kikat on phone

I am using Micromax Bolt A075 handset which has Android version 4.0 Due to some reason it is not booting up but on pressing the power button so as to restart the phone, the screen showes the start up ...
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Remove missed calls notification on lock screen?

I'm using Samsung core prime with touchwiz and Android 4.4+ inside so Locksreen Policy can't help. Anyone know some setting or apps can get this done? Cause I'm using another apps to manage call and ...
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How to recover messages [duplicate]

I have accidentally deleted text sms messages from my galaxy note phone.Please let me know how to recover
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How to SUPPRESS “Unfortunately [app] has stopped” messages?

I'm not trying to fix this error for any particular app. I'm just trying to fully suppress it globally because it's completely useless and very distracting to me whenever it occurs. How can I make my ...
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Calendar adds one hour to whatever time I set

When I create a new event and set the time to 12:00, it turns into 13:00 right before my eyes, on the new event creation screen. How do I fix this madness? I've googled this issue for a while and I ...
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How to disable the reading voice on incoming calls in LG G2 Mini running Android 4.4.2?

I have LG G2 Mini running Android 4.4.2 with Kernel 3.4.0. If you need Build number or Software Version or Baseband version , let me know. I tried to search but couldn't find anything useful for how ...
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How to remove a song from Google Play Music without removing it from the storage?

I recently added a couple of ringtones and notification sounds to my phone by placing them into my storage's Ringtone and Notification directories respectively, and I can select them from the sound ...
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Can I use an external WIFI adapter with my Android Head unit

I purchased the Pumpkin 2 Din Universal Car Head Unit (see product image below) and I want to know if I can use an external long range WIFI adapter via one of the USB/3g ports on the back? The device ...
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How to disable android touch screen system wide?

I have a tablet with Android 4.4.4, the touch screen of this device is working terrible due to some hardware issue. So I want to disable the touch screen and use usb mouse instead. Is it possible and ...
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downloading kingroot

I have tried to download king root to root my device. Have downloaded it but can't install it onto my phone, this has happened with a root tool as well.these have been downloaded from the internet and ...
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On screen notifications for Samsung s4

I have a Samsung Galaxy Gt 19505. I am currently running andriod 4.4.2 I was wondering if there's any way to get on screen notifications for messages etc whilst using other apps. I used to have an ...
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How to move apps to external SD card on a non-rooted Android 4.4.2?

I have an Acer Iconia One 7 tablet running Android 4.4.2. I've plugged an external SD card in it, and kind of expected that I could now "save" my data, such as my apps, pictures and videos, onto ...
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Jex Files not found in system folder

I am using redmi note 4g. I want to use some third party apps so i have installed WSM tools. Not to go into boot loop after WSM installation, prior to it I need to un install all 'jex' files from the ...
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how to mount emmc partition using adb

Yesterday, I tried to root my Micromax Unite 2 smartphone. I followed this tutorial. Before flashing the zip files I had the latest Android Lollipop installed. I flashed all the zip using the sp ...
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Replacing L-style soft buttons with KitKat-style soft buttons?

I'd like to upgrade my Nexus 5 from CM11 (based on Android 4.4.2) to CM12 (based on Android 5), but I can't stand the new ultra-minimalist soft button icons of Android L. I find myself constantly ...
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“com.android.phone has stopped” message showing on HTC Desire 526 G Plus after using Call Name Announcer app

I've an HTC Desire 526 G Plus. I made a call to my device using another device and I could hear ringback tone, but on my device this message appeared: Unfortunately the process com.android.phone ...
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not able to recieve incoming calls

Myy phone model is HTC desire 526 g plus.when I rang called it from another phone in showed ring is going but on the phone message appeared,"Unfortunately the process com.android.phone has stopped. ...
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How can I increase the transmission power of Wi-Fi in Redmi 1S running Kitkat?

I am using a Redmi 1S mobile running MIUI 6 on KitKat. The mobile is rooted. Is there any way to increase the Wi-Fi transmission power of my mobile? Things I've tried: I have tried using ...
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Tmobile LG G3 Has 2 Battery Icons in the Status Bar

One day out of the blue I look at my g3 and noticed there we're 2 icons doing the same thing of telling me my battery level. One that does it in real time(the standard one) and this new one that just ...
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Listen to wireless traffic with TCPDump

I am trying to sniff traffic from a smartphone on the local WiFi network (in a legal way). For that purpose I use the command TCPDump on a computer connected to the same wireless network. I can sniff ...
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Phone evicting inactive applications from ram, despite plenty of memory free

The phone (Jiayu G4S) is running Android 4.4.2, 2GB of ram, stock jiayu.es rom (kernel 3.4.67) Stock configuration also sets up some swap in zram, I disabled it, does not seem to make a difference. ...
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Does Something wrong with the SD card in use refer to an issue with the android software or its an issue realted with the Sd card itself

I recently updated the OS from Jelly bean to Kitkat Android v4.4 and after this update I am not able to download any file from the browser. Every time I try it gives this pop up and the download ...
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CM11 Kindle Fire - “Incompatible with other applications(s) using the same shared user ID” with Google Calendar

I'm running Cyanogenmod 11 (KitKat 4.4.4) on my 1st Gen (Otter) Kindle Fire, with GApps installed. I can install other apps just fine, I installed Slack with no issues. However, when I went to ...
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How to reset password on Android 4.4 without hard reset?

My son has forgot his text password on Dell Venue 7 (rooted). I still can access my account (secondary account on a device). Tablet has Android device management installed, but "Lock" option on web ...
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How can I check when was the phone rooted?

In the adb shell command when I entered su, it prints: su root@hxjgeakt:/ # It means my phone is rooted right? How can I check when exactly was the phone rooted?
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can user aps on xiomi note 4g ( miui 6 quard core, single sim version) write on external sd card without rooting?

I am thinking to buy this phone? Can I download large files say 2.5gb via uc browser directly on external sd card. without rooting? Does it support moving apps to sd card in miui 6 without rooting ? ...