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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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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LG G2 D 802 32 GB Stuck in Fastboot Mode, udc_start()

I'm stuck with the fastboot mode activated, udc_start(). Is there any solution for this problem? Any help is appreciated.
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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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Error building cyanogenmod 11.0 for galaxy s4 [on hold]

I have been trying to build cyanogenmod 11.0 with no success. For reference I have been following these directions: Cm build guide I have followed these through several times from start to finish, ...
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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 ...
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motorola G 4G update to Android 5 [duplicate]

motorola G 4G Android 4.4.4 How to update to Android 5? I already asked at motorola'zs forum a month ago and no answer.
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how can I turn off the setting that disconnects me from poor wifi

I have the Motorola G second gen. (2014) and ive looked everywhere for the setting that makes your phone avoid poor wifi, and I can't find it. on my old phone, I found the option and that old phone ...
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HTC Desire 510: Is there another ROM? [closed]

I currently have a NoSense Deodexed Debloated ROM for my HTC, but it has too many bugs. Are there any more ROMS available for my Cricket HTC Desire 510?
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How to enter to recovery mode in Eurostar epad genie tablet

How to enter to recovery mode in Eurostar epad genie tablet. i tried to enter to recovery mode using the key combination power button and volume + button. When i press those button it shows FASTBOOT ...
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I am unable to connect my MOTO G second Gen smart phone to my Laptops Hotspot

I am unable to connect my MOTO G second Gen (with upgraded lollipop) smart phone to my Laptops Hotspot. I also tried with other Laptop hotspot same issue . But if I try with other mobile's hotspot it ...
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How do I keep my Wi-Fi from turning itself on when i start up the phone

everytime i start up my phone, even on a restart, the WiFi turns itself on. now usually i don't mind, but when i have no signal or a weak signal it can really drain the battery when I'm not using it ...
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Install any app to SD card

Is there any Android operating system which allows to move any app from internal phone storage to SD card? I would like to buy phone with Android 4.4.2 and I would like to know if I do this with that ...
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Nexus 10 not recognized on Debian Wheezy/mac OS/Windows 8 with adb

I'm trying to connect my tablet nexus 10 + android 4.4 + cyanogen-mod 11 to my desktop computer where I have installed debian wheezy using adb. It worked until some time ago,now it doesn't anymore ...
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which apk works to root net10 sch-5738c samsung centura?

I know how to root an android. I am trying to root my samsung galaxy sch-5738c for net10 without using a pc having trouble finding which apk file works
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Android 4.4.2 and S4 Screen Mirroring

is there a fix for Android 4.4.2.? I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 and a Samsung Smart TV. I use to be able to Screen Mirror from by S4 to my tv via the Standard Video player that came with the phone. ...
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Update Android device, but not to latest version

I have an Android device (Asus Nexus 7) running Android 4.4.4. The latest version is 5.0.2. But in order to investigate a bug report on my app, I want to update to 5.0.1. When I select "System ...
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Contact migration from Windows Phone 7.8 to Android 5.0 Lollipop

I have Nokia Lumia 800 and recently I got a new Android phone. As all of my contacts are in Lumia, I want to migrate them to Android Lollipop. I followed the instructions from How do I transfer ...
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Setting any e-mail accout in Android

Can we set Any e-mail address as the main or primary account in Android device like Yahoo! e-mail account? And with this Email Account, can we get all access to the Google play store?
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System Update Downloaded

I have Nexus 7 (Android 4.4.4) and got message: System update downloaded Android 5.0.2 System Update But when I press on it, nothing happens. How can I install this update? UPDATE: About ...
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Android mx tv box stuck at mbox logo

My android tv box always gets stuck at the mbox make your life colorful logo but it never goes to home screen and also when i put the tv box into recovery mode i cant select anything it just shows the ...
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Will Android Lollipop be pushed to Nexus 7 device again

I received a push update for android 5 and was not installed as selected later as the timing of the notification wasn't the right time. My device now says the system is up to date Just wondering, ...
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internal storage became read only

My android phones internal storage became read only. Now I can not delete anything from my phone. Please give any solution without rooting my phone.
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How to add memory on an android phone

I brought a sandisk memory for my android but its still saying insufficient space on device. What do I do about putting the memory on the phone?
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Creating restricted accounts on mobile Lollipop

Can we create restricted user on Android Lollipop on mobile? seems that restricted users are not supported on mobile but only on tablet (mobile has only simple user no restricted user option): ...
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Nexus 7 gets stuck in loop and does not boot

Recently tried to update to Android Lollipop. It downloaded the update but upon restart never installed Lollipop. Kept it for a few weeks and restarted it, could not load after that and the tablet ...
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Note 3 neo duos roms [duplicate]

I can't find any custom roms for my Samsung Galaxy n7502 and my latest android version is 4.3 so can i install roms of n7505 or any other version on my phone?
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Nexus 5 Lollipop goes into Recovery while trying to update to 5.0.1

Im using LG Nexus 5 Lollipop (manually installed 5.0) and rooted with TWRP. I just go notification to update to 5.0.1. But when download and install, the phone automatically goes into TWRP Recovery ...
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Can't update android on Cubot x6

I have the same phone as my friend CUBOT X6 MTK6592. But he can't update his android version and don't have option "Wireless update" to do it in "Settings > About phone" like I do. My android: ...
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Why confectionary names are used in naming the android versions?

Except alpha and beta, all the versions of android have been named based on confectionary items. What is the reason behind it?
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MTK Android (X920E) not booting?

I want help about my android. I have a MTK android phone (Model is X920e) (It is the copy of HTC Butterfly). Now I have changed its boot animation manually and as a result my android is not booting it ...
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Remove White Google Search Bar on Lollipop?

I have been reading for days about how to remove the Google Search Bar from the top of my Nexus 6. It's annoying, really white, and I NEVER use it! I have gotten mixed answers on exactly what file to ...
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“there is insufficient memory on the device” [duplicate]

Well my dad just bought some phone for me "x-touch ocean" and I've beeeeeen trying to download apps but it keeps saying "insufficient memory on the device" I tried deleting apps I already found in the ...
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Android 5 disable install button of apk files on nexus 4 [duplicate]

After updating my nexus 4 to new android 5 (lollipop) when i open an apk file, the install button not working!! Also i checked unknown source in my device settings. What the problem? please help :( ...
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how to delete original message in Microsoft outlook app when replying/forwarding?

How do I edit/delete the original message in Microsoft outlook app when replying/forwarding? I can do this in the stock android email app but in the outlook app it seems to be read only... Thanks
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Is it possible to install Android 3.0 on my Android 2.3.6 Huawei m865c?

The title essentially explains my dilemma, but should I be able to, is it possible to install it via my BootLoader?
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Can I get rid of Android 5.0?

I just installed Android 5.0 on my Nexus 7 and now it is 5x slower but it doesn't connect to WiFi. I don`t like this update and I wish I hadn't done it. Now I can't even use my tablet. Is there ...
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Can one determine the kernel version of a Samsung device from the Android version?

Basically, does an Android version map to a specific kernel version on Samsung devices? For example, can I assume that Samsung devices running Android 4.4.2 will have kernel version 3.4.0 (or some ...
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What makes porting so difficult? [duplicate]

So now when the new Lollipop is on it's way we all have our feeds filled with magazines or sites telling us how awesome LG or Samsung is to release Lollipop so soon. My question is, Why is this such ...
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Internal memory runs out even though i clear cache

I use walton primo R3 android set.i am facing internal memory run out problem.for this I dont want to "root" my phone.today i was using my apps. There was 154 mb left in my internal memory Yesterday. ...
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My SD Card is write protected..I can't write data to it..Any way to make data writeable?

I just bought a new Samsung Galaxy Core II and guess what it has Android 4.4 Kit Kat which has External SD Card Write Protected Feature..it's very annoying..I can'r write data to External SD Card..nor ...
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How to install my apps from play to external sd? [duplicate]

I facing problem when i install any from Google play, that 'u don't have sufficient space for download' But i have 8gb external storage
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Remote Battery management service while SureFox Kiosk is running

I am running PAW Server and SureFox (a kiosk browser) to run some webpages. However, I am experiencing significant battery drainage, and I would like to track battery usage by services as the programs ...
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Where can I download Android TV OS?

I'm confused, is this even available? I have a Tegra K1 developer kit and I'm wondering if there's an Android TV image I could download and install on the the K1.
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Lying about api version

I have this banking app that launches normally but then displays a message saying my android version is not supported. So I think there is just some simple if checking my android version. I'm using l ...
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Use Virtual and Physical Keyboard at same time

Previously I've read this article: Article, but it did not help. I have an android device Samsung Galaxy V (Duos) - KitKat 4.4.2. I use this device to process the input using the Barcode Scanner. I ...
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Xperia ST21i won't show up as a drive on Windows in MTP mode

I use Sony Xperia ST21i and enabled developer options. I connect Xperia to Windows 8 PC using USB cable. I install USB drivers for ST21i, and PC Companion tool. Xperia ST21i won't show up as a drive ...
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Do old versions of Android still get security patches?

For example if a critical vulnerability is found in Jelly Bean would it get a patch, or is the expectation that users should upgrade to KitKat to be more secure? Does Android even have the concept of ...