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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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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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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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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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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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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Caller ID not displaying after android 6 update

My infinix x510 has stopped displaying caller ID for incoming calls. It only displays the phone numbers without the names. And the contacts are in my phone book. I'm thinking it's a result of recent ...
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Data turns on automatically

I am using lenovo k3 note. I recently updated to android 6.0 marshmallow. Whenever I turn on the phone secondary SIM data turns on automatically. Help me to solve this issue friends???
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 get information about devices that do not run Google play service?

We can get information about percentage of different Android version using Google play service. Here is the link. Now, how can I get information about percentage of Android versions running without ...
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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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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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Significance of Internal SD Card in Micromax phone

I have brought the Micromax A106 phone that has 8GB ROM. When I see the internals of the phone, the internal memory of the phone is partitioned in two ways - 0.98 GB as Phone Memory while 5.85 GB as ...
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Write Error during flashing stock ROM through SP Flash Tool

I am trying to install the stock ROM of my xolo a500s ips by using the Smart Phone Flash Tool. i downloaded the stock ROM of my device from this link http://androidxda.com/download-xolo-stock-rom-...
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Viewing problem

I have a Samsung galaxy pocket Neo and my gallery doesn't show pictures that are in memory card only shows the one's in the phone is there a way to this problem?
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Can a new Moto G3 (2015) come with Android 4.4?

I'm looking to buy a Moto G3, and according to the seller it comes with Android 4.4 pre-installed. Is this possible? As far as I can tell, the G3 comes with 5.1.1 by default.
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UID of app, file permissions and backups

I have a slight problem, I'm running the same app (App X) on 2 devices, device 1 & device 2. I have backed up data from device 1, and have attempted to copy this data into data folder of App x on ...
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Which Android version first featured auto-upgrade?

Modern Android versions enable auto-upgrading installed apps. Which Android (or play store / market app) version first featured this?
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How to revert Androidone X510 to Lollipop

I am making use of Androidone, Model:X510 Version: 5.1.1 Recently, my phone received a system update, so I installed the system update, and my device upgraded to Android Marshmallow 6.0. After this ...
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WiFi Keeps connecting and disconnecting

I'm having a Dlink router its pretty old like 4-5 years and security is set to WPA2. When I connect WiFi in any device having android version 5.1 and lower it gets connected but when I try to connect ...
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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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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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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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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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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 can'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Upgrade Moto G to 4.4.3 using CWM

How do I upgrade Moto G from Android 4.4.2 to 4.4.3 using ClockworkMod Recovery? I can't seem to find a viable answer anywhere.
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Battery voltage

I've just bought a replacement battery for my phone, it's exactly the same 1200 mAh 3.7v however when I look at apps showing battery info they say the battery voltage is 4mv. So what does this mean? ...
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Wi-fi connection is needing password; data usage is on

Can you explain the difference between HydroWave with unlimited data plan and open access wifi? Also whether the data usage needs disabled when switching to Wifi and Bluetooth and USB. Also is there ...
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Why android OS lags?

I am using Lenovo k3 note, which has octa core processor clocking at 1.7ghz with 2gb RAM, I don't think it is because of hardware, As simply saying whenever I get a call, touch sensitive doesn't work ...
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Does google collect royalty fee for Android OS from mobile manufacturer?

So what I want to know is any mobile which is having android OS they have to provide any money to alphabet Inc (google). If so how much? If not then how alphabet Inc is earning money? Just for ...