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 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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Installation aborted when trying to adb sideload to Nexus 7 for upgrading to Lollipop

I have a Nexus 7 2012 device and I am attempting to upgrade to lollipop. I can get the right image from: https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images However, when I try to upgrade from ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Nexus 5 Lollipop goes into Recovery while trying to update to 5.0.1

I'm 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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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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“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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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? [duplicate]

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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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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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 ...