Android is available in a number of versions with differing capabilities. This tag is for questions that are about Android versioning in general or about differences among multiple versions.

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Reverting refurbished devices to previous versions

I just purchased a few refurbished Samsung (S3, S4, S5) devices from Gazelle for a testing lab I'm organizing. The product listings for each said they had Android 4.2, 4.3, and 4.4 respectively. ...
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What is the difference between the ASUS Zenfone 2 International Version and the one available in North American Stores? [on hold]

I was wondering what the difference was between the ASUS Zenfone 2 International Version ...
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How do I enable the System UI that I accidentally disabled?

Using Jelly Bean 4.2.1 on a BLU 5.5 Android phone. If I can't enable, can I download another one?
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I can't play videos in gallery. but same videos can play through the video player

I have a problem. Before two days my phone was played by child. From that day I can't play videos in the gallery but same videos can play through video player.
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4% to 60% after a second Plugged in charge?

OK this what happens to my phone, when I use my phone the battery drains (which is normal to phone ) and if I reach 4% remaining it will display a warning sign which is connect charger (still normal). ...
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Emoticon on keyboard support and Android version

I am wondering since what version Android emoticon have been added?
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facing irritating add pop-ups

I am using micromax Yureca handset and installed Android 4.4. I don't want to reset my device, so can someone please tell me what is this all and what is smartApp, ads coming on behalf of it, but ...
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Changelog for Android OS?

Is there a specific changelog for the Android OS? I would like something more detailed than what Wikipedia currently offers. The Wikipedia article uses phrases like "bugfixes" and "miscellaneous ...
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Is there a way to get Verizon OTA Android updates after switching device to Straight Talk?

Okay, first of all I'm sure this answer is all over the internet, but the search terms required to find it with Google are bringing up an enormous number of irrelevant results. I really have tried. ...
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How to free more space from the /system partition

I'm trying to run Debian on Android 5.1 / nexus 10 following this tutorial : http://whiteboard.ping.se/Android/Debian at a certain point,I give these commands : root@manta:/data/local/tmp # mount ...
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Can I update android of Asus PadFone? [duplicate]

Can I update android of Asus PadFone T00C to Android - 5.0 Lollipop?
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System ui crashing after installing cyanogenmod

This is my first time installing a custom image, so I am really just looking for a nudge in the right direction. I have a moto x developer edition 2013 that I installed cyanogenmod 12.1 on. However, ...
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Changing Message Center number in Android [duplicate]

I know how to change Message Center number in android phone. It is done by Go to Messaging app and change it's setting by editing the number In kitkat and lollipop versions, i can do it from ...
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is their MIUI6 for Xiomi Red Mi Note 3G Gloabl Version

I saw so many links on the web regarding MIUI6 for Red Mi note 3g. But I am little scared using them.Is MIUI6 officially available for Red Mi NOTE 3g.
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Can Material design be backported to older Android versions?

With the introduction of Material Design in Android Lollipop, a consistency in app design was recieved quite well by the user community. However, most of these apps are showing their Material designs ...
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Disable google play store auto update [duplicate]

i want to disable google play store auto updates. I am not talking about auto update applications. I don't want to update my google play store version. Please help me.
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After update the menu key function changed

I updated my s4 yesterday and I got the problem when I click on the menu key (the left one) I am not getting the menu configuration but I am getting delete mode for the the wallpapers with theses ...
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From nightly to official

I'm currently running a CM 12 nightly on my OPO, but after hearing of the CM12S update which is coming in a matter of days, I decided I wanted to go back to receiving official OTA's. I've read a ...
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How to set the home screen sideways

Usually apps, settings etc. set automatically sideways when you turn your phone horizontal and if your "Screen rotation" is enabeld. But why does the home screen/ lockscreen does not set to ...
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I can't update my moto g 2nd gen

When I got android 5 update I pressed yes I'm in but unfortunately data was not on. After that system update paused notification is showing. How can I update to new version..please help..
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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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Is there update available for Samsung Star Pro? [duplicate]

I'm using Samsung Star Pro (gt-7262) with the Android version of 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. my phone is not rooted. I need to update my phone to any next Android version higher than the current one. Whenever ...
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Micromax A110Q - SD Card space becomes 0 bytes in few hours

I have formatted my SD Card many many times and when I format it - I get the full space of 7.5 GB and after few hours of using the phone - getting images from whatsapp and other content - It becomes ...
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How to root Micromax Canvas HD A116 device running Android 4.2.1?

I have never rooted a phone before & did some primary search on xda forums for Micromax Canvas HD A116. I found a link to root the phone but the steps listed on it are a little incomprehensible ...
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Segmentation fault and no more space left on /system on android 5.1 - nexus 10

I'm trying to run Debian on Android 5.1 / nexus 10 following this tutorial : http://whiteboard.ping.se/Android/Debian at a certain point,I give these commands : root@manta:/data/local/tmp # mount ...
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How to recover files from Sony Tablet

I have Sony tablet SGPT122A1 from which I am trying to recover files. I had locked this device due to too many pattern attempts so I did factory reset. This tablet has 32GB internal memory and no SD ...
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Startup Wizard of Tablet!

i am using a Chinese tablet 4.2.2 running, i have rooted that device now when i reset it, the setup wizard came in chinese, is there any way to change that? i have search setwizard.apk but its not in ...
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Is there a way to revert an android version update without flashing a ROM?

I'm not very familiar with the Android system, but I recently updated my phone from 5.0.1 to 5.1. Unfortunately, one of the games I play doesn't support 5.1 yet, so I would like to revert to 5.0.1. ...
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Difference between leaked android 5.0 and Official Samsung

Is there any difference between leaked version of android 5.0 for Samsung galaxy notes and the Official release from febuary
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Exact link for download bZimage and zImage file for android 5.1 on nexus 10 [duplicate]

I would like to know where I can download the only files that I need : bZimage and zImage file for android 5.1 latest version / nexus 10 tablet without that I compile everything. I need only these ...
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When tryig to adb sideload to Nexus 7 for lollipop getting E: Footer is wrong

I have a Nexus 7 2012 device and I am attempting to upgrade to lollpop. I can get the right image from: https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images However, when I try to upgrade from 4.4.2, ...
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error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported when I try to run curl on android 5.1

I'm trying to run curl on android 5.1,but this error doesn't help : root@manta:/root/home/curl/data/local/bin # ./curl error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported. I've got the ...
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Voice to text punctuation and new line in Spanish andorid 5

Does Android 5 recognize punctuation and new lines in Spanish voice-to-text?
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Allow LED flashing for notification while on silent mode (interruptions: none)

I use my phone in school. If I use priority mode or none mode, I can't see the notifications by front LED of my phone, which I could with Android KitKat 4.4. It was easy in school, there was no sound ...
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How to save a received number in micromax A107

How to save received number in "micromax A107" ? I am unable to find that option in it to save received number, help fast please. If any one of you know how to do it then help to find me how to do it. ...
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can you change the system to a phone thats already been rooted

I had bought a Japanese phone that seems to be rooted but the android version of the root is very buggy so I wanted to change it to the system of the s5 I was wondering was it possible also I believe ...
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location pointer android 2.3.3

I have an old htc wildfire with version android 2.3.3 and I want to know if there is a way to enable location pointer, please answer if you know.
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How can I get Google Play store to work on my Samsung S3 mini with CyanogenMod OS?

I got the CyanogenMod OS installed on my Samsung S3 mini a couple of months ago but since then my Google Play store stopped working, giving the error message: No Connection. Retry. OR Check your ...
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I think I have a virus

My phone will not download anything from my app store. Everytime I get on my browser I will get a notice that says I have multiple viruses...can I please get help with this issue...and if I have to ...
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Very Urgent!! How do I find the exact time when Facebook app was updated?

I am using a Huawei P6 Ascend running on Android 4.4.2 (Cheetah Launcher). Yesterday I noticed that the Facebook app icon is missing from the app dock (or whatever its name is). Nobody used the phone ...
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Error in installing lollipop 5.0.2 on Samsung s2 (19105p) pluse

Im trying to install lollipop on my Samsung s2 pluse (19105p). But at installing time got a error in " E:failed to verify whole-file signatures "
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Installing Lollipop in unlocked Moto G 1st gen

If I have an unlocked Moto G 1st gen, is there any other way to get Lollipop on it beside waiting for it to show up? My carrier apparently won't update this device in particular.
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Cannot run apps which require specific Android version on Samsung Galaxy Ace (JellyBlast ROM)

I have Samsung Galaxy Ace (GT-S5830i) and I just updated it to Android 4.1.1 using JellyBlast custom ROM. However, apps that require Android 2.3.6 or more still don't work. It just says "Damaged ...
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Notification remain on home screen

I am using GFive Presdent Tango 7. Its showing notifications Like "Viber is denied to read sms" and "android.google.setting denied to read location".These notification appear on screen one by one .. ...
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Can I delete my original gmail account associated with my android & use my other gmail address

I originally set up my android with my original gmail account. I've since added a second gmail account & I'd like to switch my android over to the second account without repercussions. I'd ...
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Wi-Fi antenna seems to work when the device is off

When I was looking at battery statistics I've found something strange: the bar showing wether a component is running or not indicates that wifi were active when I took off my phone. Is this a bug? I ...
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Why is Android so fragmented? [duplicate]

Why can't Android users update their devices as easily as they can with their Windows and Linux desktop computers? Why every time Google releases a new version of Android, OEMs have to intervene to ...
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Unable to download update to Lollipop

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Grand 2. I'm unable to download the upgrade to Lollipop. While downloading via Wifi it says "Unable to Download...."
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What is 1 and 2 when check KitKat Version on Sony Xperia

recently I saw on my friends mobile when checking KitKat version, Friend 1 : Kitkat 4.2.2 shows Big '2' spinning (Sony Xperia E1 single sim) Friend 2 : Kitkat 4.4.4 show Big '1' spinning (Sony ...
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How Can I Access “Android Lollipop” [duplicate]

I'm looking to download "Android 5 Lollipop" for my Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505. I want the official "thing". My questions are... Where can I download this? Any methods of installation? Do I need to ...