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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How do I reinstall my Certificate Installer? I was thinking of a different app and disabled it. [on hold]

I got the Certificate Installer confused with another app and disabled it. Then I discovered my mistake.
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Recommend Practices and Procedures for Android OS OTA Updates

My questions: What are the recommended practices and procedures for Android OS OTA Updates. Is it all right to download via mobile data instead of WiFi. How to get out of bootloops if the ...
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How to detect which is the applicable version of cyanogenmod for my tablet [duplicate]

I want to install cyanogenmod to an old android table of mine. I know it is risky to install an android rom to the wrong device. But as the tablet is not widely known(it is a local brand), how can I ...
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Can an app installed from Play Store being dropped support due to changing requirement in Android version?

Can an app installed from Play Store being dropped support due to changing requirement in Android version? If a very low percentage of app users still uses a very old Android version, and the ...
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Why is Marshmallow 6.0 and not 5.2?

Jellybean to KitKat was 4.3 to 4.4. KitKat to Lollipop was 4.4 to 5.0, which is understandable because there were huge changes in runtime as well as interface. But why is Marshmallow not 5.2? It ...
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Android Versions Size Vs Features

This occurred to me while updating Windows laptop. Each version of Windows gets bigger, much bigger in size compared to the extra benefits to "average Joe (or Jane)". Question: What is the size of ...
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How do I discover the latest Android OS available for a device on a carrier?

How do I discover the latest Android OS version available through standard support channels (no manual rooting or reflashing) for a device? In particular, I am interested in the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 ...
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What is this version update?

Today, I suddenly received this update for my Samsung Galaxy Prime Kit Kat 4.1 and it tells me o update to a wierd random version which I searched on Google and receieved NO results (even when typing ...
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Nexus Player 5.10.31-leanback developer options

I just purchased Nexus Player after doing a bunch of research on it capabilities. However the one i have appears to be stripped of the "developer options" that will allow me to side load the apps I ...
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Updated version number not showing

I just installed an upgrade (to 22.46.12) on my 2nd gen Moto G LTE, that said it upgraded to Android 5.1. Before the upgrade I was on 5.0.2 and system version 22.41.24, and now I am on 22.46.12, but ...
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MonkeyTest, TimeService, ikeyboard, Measure [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo s850 and since last month there has been a malware or Trojan in my phone. This virus is undeleteable, it doesn't delete even after factory resetting the phone because it declares ...
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Android J88 Made in China FCC.ZS7-TP714A #SZEDE 89A44DL-S7L

Android J88 Made in China FCC.ZS7-TP714A #SZEDE 89A44DL-S7L. It just shows the Android icon and does not go on at all. Even when wanting to charge. Been trying charging since yesterday. How do I fix ...
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How to unlock bootloader in HTC Desire 816G

I have downloaded the CM12 for my mobile and i want to unlock the bootloader in my device to flash it.. I tried the HTC DEV and it didnt work.(couldnt get the token pass from device with cmd) Can ...
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how can i upgrade my android version from 2.3.6 to higher [duplicate]

my phone is Samsung Galaxy S advance GT-I9070 and has a lower android version 2.3.6 ( gingerbread). I want to upgrade it to higher version but there is no upgrade available for my phone. how can i ...
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Do every Android version store the PIN/passwords at the same file?

I find a hateful peculiarity of Android its nagging usual changes between versions in the paths for some system files and configuration variables. Even when I assume it is expectable on newborn ...
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Install Custom ROM in Samsung galaxy y CDMA SCH-i509 [duplicate]

Can I install custom ROM in Samsung galaxy y CDMA SCH-i509. I had already rooted the phone. Please give in details...
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Bypass Internet in mobile

ur college provides wifi,but it cannot be used by mobile devices.. Wifi is connected.. Only app notification are received.. Whatsapp works(images/videos can't be downloaded.. Only text ) have tried ...
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how system update phone through mobile data

I want to update my phone through mobile data. But there is no option of mobile data in system update in version kitkat.
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How to determine in which version an Android bug was fixed?

How does one determine when a specific Android bug was fixed? Specifically, I'm interested in learning in which Android version bug 58779 was fixed. Someone marked it obsolete, which either means it ...
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Skip an OTA update straight to next version, on Galaxy S4

My not rooted Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 has received notification of an OTA update. By the size I know it's for Android 4.4.2 KitKat. I know the phone provider has already released an OTA update for 5.0 ...
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list of which kernel version comes in each Android AOSP version [duplicate]

Is there a list of which kernel version comes in each Android AOSP version? And what changes are propogated back to Linux mainline on Kernel.org/
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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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LG G2 D802 (NO DOWNLOAD MODE) after Flashing

I'm am trying to install Lollipop on my LG G2 D802. I have used TWRP to install it. All goes well but it says on boot that fastboot mode started. So I reverted back, but now I have recovery with no ...
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My Phone keeps on force closing!

I have a my|phone brand phone. It's a filipino brand. Whenever i play games it just keep on going back to home menu. I tried shutting my phone down or just restart it so i can play and use my apps. ...
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I can't update my Samsung SII to the latest firmware

As soon as I connect my Galaxy S2 with my computer it detects and Kies tell me that I have an updated version available. So I press update it downloads, prepare everything, then my phone goes to ...
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Use Android fully independent from Google products

*I would like to note that English is not my native language and understanding about Android system structure is little. My question: is it possible to make Android to run without Google apps (Play ...
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How to change android version Jellybean 4.2.2 to the newest update?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom and my current Android version is Jelly Bean 4.2.2. I kept on trying to update the version but it kept on saying that my phone has installed the newest update. How can ...
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Lollipop OTA failed on HTC Desire 816 Dual SIM

I rooted my HTC Desire 816 Dual SIM long back to gain SD card modification permissions. Recently, I got Lollipop OTA update and I tried to update but it stopped twice in between and the update file ...
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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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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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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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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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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 received 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 ...