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 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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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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lost my phone .bought new phone got same number.how do i get my contacts

Please help. I lost my phone lg34 today.went and purchased new phone.had data restored but I don't no how to retrieve contacts. I'm not to bright with computers so please make it simple if I can even ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How fo 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: version ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Which versions of Android is Google developing security fixes for?

I'm trying to develop a BYOD support policy for the company I work for. We intend to only allow devices and software that are actively being supported by the manufacturer. I know that the relationship ...
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SD card is showiing no memory in my Anroid phone

I have Micromax Canvas 2 Plus Android phone. My external SD card is of 8 GB. Out of 8 GB, I Have only used least possible space i.e only for 4-5 apps. But it always show that available space is 0B. I ...
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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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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 ...
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I upgraded my TCL Idol X (S950) to Android 4.2.2 bu now power button doesn't turn on?

I upgraded my TCL Idol X (S950) to Android 4.2.2 bu now the power button doesn't turn on?? I have to hold down the power button for more than 10 secs and reboot in order to turn on the phone after it ...
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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 ...