The version of Android originally on the device as supplied by the manufacturer or phone network, including any customizations, alternative interfaces and updates.

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How often is Google Location History updated?

How often does Android Location Reporting send an update to Google Location History? Is the reporting interval customizable?
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Is this what bricking sph-m840

flashed a software usin odin 3.1.0 and works bugggy for a few moments can call but then goes into a blue flashing mode unable to get out of. Have tried the reset (power+volume up) option and doesn't ...
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Rooting and warranty [on hold]

Has anybody been lucky enough to have non tech savvy Idiots working at their carrier store I had a bricked phone from Rooting and they actually Replaced it under warranty
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Why can't move apps to sd card it did when first got phone

My LG android won't put any apps on sd card it did when I first got it then it just quit and have 3gbs of memory showing
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keyboard problem

I used to use 3 languages in my keyboard English urdu and arbic, using it by just sliding the spacebar; however recently this feature disappeared. I can't change language anymore even tho 3 languages ...
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Hangout crashing

I run the Android N Developer Preview 4 on my Sony Xperia Z3. Works fantastic only Hangout crashes when I wrote anything. Then when I can wrote it must wait ~15 seconds then the message is showing ...
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Is there an app to unpak exe files? [closed]

I am looking for a solution to open and extract exe files on my Android phone,please let me know if you find anything
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Location Default Settings, unwanted behavior

My phone is rooted [Samsung Galaxy S5]. At the moment, I found something annoying. Quick settings "Location" keep using High Accuracy instead of Power Saving. I am looking a way to change it, I want ...
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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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Urgent Need help at audio_effects.conf

my question: 1.) What is "uuid" in audio effects.conf And how do equalizer app finds or uses it. Like dsp ,beats audio, soundalive,maxx audio, viper 4 android 2.) Can I have ...
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GT-I9300I Stock for GT-I9301I?

When I first got my Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo GT-I9301I it had the 4.4.4 stock rom. Then I tried CM 12.1 on it, but it didn't work well, so when I wanted to go back to the Stock I didn't find the 4.4.4 ...
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Update sim card data

Yesterday I got my new sim card for the one plus 3 as my old Sim couldn't be cut to fit the nanosim size. I got a new number on a Sim which would be overwritten by activating it, however that doesn'...
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Import Photos from Iphone to Android

I've been trying to access the wedding pictures I stored 5 years ago. I was an iPhone user, but now I'm using an LG K10 Android. I know the photos were store on either iCloud Photos OR Photostream in ...
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Chrome stuck at loading upwork.com [closed]

When I go to upwork.com the page loads. However, when I click the login button it gets stuck loading. Image: http://imgur.com/6fgPAfw
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Persistently or aggressively enabling Battery Saver

I love the Battery Saver feature. When I'm travelling or in other situations where reliable communication is more important than user experience, I want to always have it enabled, sometimes for days ...
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Android 6 wlan wifi disconnects always

Got a problem on my Galaxy Tab A since the upgrade to Android 6. The Wlan disconnects and reconn. always. It is not the routers fault or any other but most likely something in the software. Well I ...
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How to recovery deleted system app by kingroot

I accidentally deleted some bloatware apps in kingroot by rooting my device these were(Downloading manager,gallery etc) Now my smartphone is not working properly. ->my play store is not downloading ...
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unlocking kids mode on tablet 10

please help my son has put kids mode on my asus tablet and doesn't know the password, I have looked everywhere but seen nothing to help me
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Make Emergency Alerts stay

Occasionally, I receive emergency alerts on my Android phone, through the stock/default mechanism. It makes a loud, alarming/attention-grabbing sound and vibrates strongly. The alert is displayed on ...
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I see ads on my phone and apps auto install

Usually, I find full screen ads on my Android mobile. Also, apps like task bucks automatically install on my smartphone.
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How to flash stock android on Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 P7300? [duplicate]

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 P7300. Currently it is running on Android 4.0 (ICS), which is the last supported version from Samsung. After couple of years of usage, I find that most of the apps are ...
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Volume down button on Google drive scanner not working on stock android

On CM13 the scanner on google drive could be triggered with the volume down button. But since I switched back to stock this does not work anymore. How can I enable this function again?
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Unbricking Huawei Y6

This time I fucked up really bad. I had a rooted Huawei Y6 SCL-L21. Then I uninstalled stock keyboard and replaced it with the 3rd party keyboard. After that, I encrypted phone. But as it was booting ...
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Is auto sync really killing my battery?

I have been digging the archives for eternity to find that Location Services and Auto-sync (assuming we ignored other factors such as Bluetooth etc -- because my focus is mainly about auto sync) are ...
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Contact pics disappear from contacts app

Today I opened the stock contacts app on my Samsung Galaxy SIII but all pics were gone (the vertical space for each contract entry is very small as a result and the UI is less friendly). Is this due ...
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Mount command on Android fails

I got a problem when executing the "mount" command on Android... Specs: Sony Xperia Z3 (D6603) Rooted Bootloader NOT unlocked Sony XZ Locked Dual Recovery What I want to do is the following: I ...
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S6 edge not updating to marshmallow?

I rooted my phone ages ago but then unrooted it and installed stock firmware. My mum has the same phone as me and she got the marshmallow update around 2 weeks ago. I still haven't received any ...
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Audio Skipping while Playing Music

I just recently encountered a problem with my Nexus 6p where my music (and audio but haven't tested that yet) started Skipping beats and stuttering while I was playing it. This is something new and ...
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How to move SMS from hangouts to messenger app

My Nexus 6p has 2 messaging services. Google Hangouts and the stock Google messenger app. I usually use the Google messenger app to send SMS, but the problem is that the message they respond with ...
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In stock mi browser how to access saved pages from within the browser

I like browsers with save page options.Stock mi browser has the option to save pages but to access it I have to go to the browsers directory via file explorer but I don't like to do such a long ...
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Android Beam/Android Pay - Can it be used through an NFC case?

As you may know, Google just introduced the new Live Cases for the Nexus 6, 6P, and 5X. I have one tiny concern though. See, the case has an NFC chip embedded inside of it, and I am a heavy Beam, Pay, ...
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OTA updates and stockified android

I recently had a go at replacing my network customised Android OS with a stock android OS. (Samsung Galaxy S5). I am please with the results, removal of network bloatware etc. However, I have just ...
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Root access, and /system mounted rw - but can't access /system/bin

I get a "permission denied" prompt when trying to delete php from /system/bin. I moved it there about a week ago. I have root access and can modify all other /system folders such as /system/xbin, just ...
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How display touch screen model and version

I have recently replaced my moto g (xt 1033) screen & touch as the original was broken. Within days I have found out that the touch is not working certain points in the touch screen. I have ...
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Blocking Adult Content

I want to know how can I restrict access to adult content on my android phone 📞 What. Are the apps available in play store and is there any other permanent way to restrict such content on my phone. ...
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Android in “CLI” mode

I only want the "CLI" interface on my android device. I search online for a clean Andoid version that has no GUI but I had no luck finding any. Is there a way I can uninstall or remove GUI from my ...
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Disable some permissions requested by an app on ANDROID [duplicate]

Some of the features I really like in iOS is that if you want to download an app that requests microphone access you can disable that permission of accessing microphone by that app (in settings) So ...
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Android Voice-To-Text Punctuation

I am running android 5.1 on a zte maven. when I am using voice-to-text, dictation, none of the punctuation commands work for me, only saying "period" or "dot" to make a "." will wpork. saying "comma"...
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Strange icon with “N” letter in Note 5 phonebook

When I try to add new phone number to an existing contact, some kind of icon appears in phone number field. Please see screenshot: Thus happens since upgrading to Android 6.0.1. What is that?
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Is there any way to show notifications in status bar without showing them on the lockscreen itself?

Sorry if this is already answered, but I've searched for a while and couldn't find anything, so I doubt it is. Essentially what I want to be able to do is show the notifications I have as symbols in ...
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my Android “insufficient storage” problem

I've seen so many people talk about how to fix this issue by clearing a cache or what not in the phone. What I've been experiencing is kinda different. I recently swapped my 2gb micro SD card with a ...
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Download old version of Amazon Appstore on android [closed]

I accidentally updated my amazon appstore to amazon underground without backing it up. It does not work on my device for some reason (I can't download normal apps I can ONLY download underground and ...
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy S3 [duplicate]

Is there any particular danger (apart from bricking) that may stop you from rooting Samsung Galaxy S3? Anybody has a good tutorial? And if something goes wrong what to do?
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Press back button by accident

I own a samsung a5 and would like to either install stock android or just move the buttons so the back button is not on the physical phone (but instead on the screen) so that I don't accidentally hit ...
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Does flashing stock ROM via Odin delete phone data?

So my Galaxy S6 is stuck in a boot loop and I've literally tried EVERYTHING already and nothing will solve the problem. Safe mode won't work, clearing the cache partition won't work and USB Debugging ...
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errer downgrading from cm 12 to stock rom from sd card

I recently flashed my samsung Galaxy s3 to cm 12. But, now I need to flash back stock ROM again. My phone's charging port is broken, so I have to use SD card to flash. For that, I have downloaded the ...
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Why are there two switches to enable demo mode?

In System UI Tuner -> Demo mode, there are two toggles, "enable demo mode" and "show demo mode". "Show demo mode" does nothing when "enable demo mode" isn't enabled, so why have two buttons to enable ...
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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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HTC One M8 boot into recovery mode after updating to Android 6.0

I am not an Android expert so I didn't try any root, flash, custom ROMs or custom recovery modes. All I did was approving to update my HTC One M8 to Android 6.0. After downloading updates and ...