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 to find out secret service codes for android

I have a Spice Dream Uno (Android One) and none of the secret service codes I found on the internet (like ##197328640## and ##7378423##) work on it. Do I have to root my phone in order for these to ...
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Where is the META-INF folder in the stock rom?

I'm following a rom porting tutorial and it's saying to copy files from META-INF folder of the base rom (The stock rom) to the rom that is going to be ported, but I don't have a META-INF folder on the ...
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Nexus 5 SDCARD files are not writable from PC USB

I was trying to update my TWRP thought Google play store TWRP app. It did apply some sdcard pactch, which I later removed it. But after that when ever I try to access files of my nexus 5 storage I ...
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100% RAM Used.what to do?

i have huawei g5000-5000 mobile whith 512 mb ram which has 479 mb free and a quad-core processor.offlate i have seen it has 0mb free ram and i am not able to do any work.whenever i open any app it ...
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Samsung Roms Freeze while AOSP Roms does not

I have a Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition Tablet and I have been flashing a custom ron for my tablet. I wanted to go back to stock but it freezes on the setting up screen (the one where you make your ...
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SNS has gone can't be re enabled again

Following this thread http://forums.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-s4/296366-facebook-log-sync-applications.html I have disabled the SNS service now Yahoo mail app does not notify for Facebook ...
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htc desire 816w stock recovery

does anyone have the stock recovery for HTC desire 816w they can share with me. I've searched all the known forums and can't find any.
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How to bypass T-Mobile tethering restriction?

I have a Nexus 5 running stock android 5. I have the T-mobile monthly unlimited everything plan (unlimited 4g) with 3 gbs of wifi tethering. Like before I start, since 3 days ago i had no problem what ...
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Fix IMEI Galaxy S3 number efs backup

I got here a Samsung Galaxy S3, with the notorious 004990xxxx generic IMEI numbers. I know the fix is to restore the efs folder. But how about for someone as dumb as me who doesn't have a backup of ...
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Android update with TWRP

I have trouble updating my stock Android 5 to Android 5.0.1 on Nexus 4. After download there was a prompt for reboot and installation of this update, but it rebooted to TWPR instead. How can I update ...
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Show boot process on screen

I've borked something in my nexus 4 stock rom playing with system files over ADB, and my device no longer boots past the animation. Is there any way I can make the system show it's boot process ...
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Nexus Stock Experience on Galaxy S5

Is it possible to get a Nexus Stock experience of Android 5.0 (5.0.1) on the Samsung Galaxy S5? I realise this doesn't exist officially/I would have to use a custom ROM or build it myself. So does ...
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Would an android device pass the boot screen/enter recovery without build.prop?

Is it possible to start up an android device without build.prop? Is it even possible to use stock recovery without build.prop?
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Memory Consumption too high on Android L

Is something broken in Android L where the memory utilization is over 80 percent all the time. The home screen is slow to load as well
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i am not able to identify my Android Phone

i am not able to identify my Android Phone...Nowhere on internet i found such manufacturer,model,or brand. Details as in About Phone : Model P6B, Manufacturer MT6598, Brand CSZ, Android 4.3,Internal ...
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How to tell what band frequency my Galaxy S5 is on via AT commands

The closest thing I have found is: AT$QCBANDPREF? I simply am just trying to query what band the device is on....say connected to Band 17 LTE.
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Flashing .tar factory image with CWM

In the hopes of getting Android 5.0 onto my Nexus 10, I visited Google's factory image download page for the latest image. I noticed however that the file I downloaded was a tar and not a zip. Will ...
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Device not allowing the use of non-English for the screenlock password

I am facing very unclear behaviour on Motorola devices w.r.t. setting its password in non-english language (Hebrew). Let me explain scenario: a. Settings -> Language & input -> Google Keyboard ...
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Is there a way to install the Android firmware into a iPhone? [duplicate]

I want to turn a iPhone in to a Android OS phone. Is this possible?
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Install Moto E stock ROM

I rooted my Moto E and installed CyanogenMod 11, but I forgot to take backup. So when I try to factory reset it still boots into CyanogenMod. How can I reinstall the stock ROM?
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Brand new Huawei Ascend Y530 gets stuck on Android screen when booting

I just got a brand new Huawei Ascend Y530. However, it stuck on Android screen when booting. I cannot enter the home screen. What should I do?
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Xiaomi Redmi with stock android, is that possible?

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 1S. Is it possible to flash a custom stock android rom? This MIUI is annoying me. I have a few bugs which come from MIUI and I want to flash a Stock Rom but always when I ...
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Nexus 4 and Android 5

I had my nexus 4 rooted , i have heard that rooted phone would not get updated over WIFI so i Factory Reset my phone , will it now get the update or not? no signe of update notification yet
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Android 5.0.0 on Nexus 5 stuck on boot logo

I just recently received the 5.0 update for my Nexus 5 and now my device fails to boot. All that happens is the Google logo gets displayed on the screen and then the device does nothing else. I am ...
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How to add a new number to an existing contact from Google Messenger?

After upgrading to Android 5 (Lollipop) and the new Google Messenger app with it, I received a text message from a person I know telling me they got a new number. Now I would like to add that number ...
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Installing Lollipop [duplicate]

I have a Droid Turbo this is my first android phone since the OG nexus. I want stock android experience. I would like to install Lollipop. It's fine if i have to reformat or whatever. I dont want ...
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Understanding Android terminologies [duplicate]

I am a Android greenhorn, and seems like there are a lot of jargon that float around. Example: Android OS Android Kernel Rooting Recovery Partition ROM Boot locked BIOS SIM Locked stock android ...
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Unable to get in Recovery Mode in AllWinner A23 tablet

I have a AllWinner A23 tablet with dual-core arm cortex-a7 1.5ghz + arm mali 400mp2 gpu. The tablet has only 3 buttons (1 power button and 2 volume buttons). I have tried by all sort of means to get ...
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I can't get into my saved pages

Everytime I click the icon (flag with a star) at the top right corner to get into the saved pages it always says " internet has stopped" . It's not my internet connection, I guess because i have a ...
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Not registred in network

First of all, I am not random wannabe phone modder who does use Youtube tutorials for doing stuff. My problem today is my friend's Sony Xperia Tipo (single sim) can't get into network. I'm gonna ...
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Android 4.4 Kit-Kat, wired headset button as camera shutter

I am using Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 with vanilla Android 4.4.4 OS. I have a single-button wired headset and I want that its button works as a camera shutter. By default when this headset is plugged in: ...
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How to install custom recovery on Micromax Canvas Nitro A310?

I am unable to flash anything from recovery mode on my rooted (kinguser) android 4.4.2 (micromax canvas nitro A310). Red triangle with exclaimation mark & unable to do anything, even not able to ...
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How can I switch the sdcard with the extsdcard

Hi um I wanted to change a file in my systems phone so it could use my extsdcard could someone tell me which 1 should I change ## Vold 2.0 Generic fstab ## - San Mehat (san@android.com) ## ...
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How an app can detect my device's uniqueness?

If I install an app, uninstall it, finally install it again at a later time, how the app can detect if it was installed on this device earlier? What are the device unique id's that it can detect? ...
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How much does the build number of an Android OS matter?

I have seen several builds on OS 4.3 and 4.4-- what are the key differences? I tried finding documentation on the exact changes, but couldn't find any. I set up two new Nexus 7 tablets (2013) and ...
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How to delete Home and Work address from My Places?

I was messing around on my phone and found "My Places" in the settings (Settings> Location> My Places). I set up a home and a work location thinking that I would be able to delete it afterwards. ...
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Remove word from autocorrect - Six Android versions and three phones later

Okay, so I've seen this question asked before, but literally none of the solutions has ever worked for me, and I've now gone through three phones and six iterations of Android, multiply versions of ...
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Android stock email app won't show “SENT” email on Samsung Note 10.1

e mails are it not saved in the Sent folder. Curiously, A few have been saved but then it quit now not saving any. Really need solution to this problem. Can anyone help?
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how to move synced videos from Dailymotion app to PC

The videos I downloaded from Dailymotion app work fine through it, but how can I move and play them on PC? I know where the files are but they don;t play after changing the extension. Stored at ...
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i want to install kitkat or ICS on micromax A26 [duplicate]

How do i install Kitkat or ICS version on my micromax. there is no official release from micromax i tried using cyanogenexus from youtube it throws an error of status 0 installation aborted. someone ...
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How to differentiate between a full signal icon and an empty signal icon on my Andriod Device?

My question is not a duplicate of this post as in that the OP is asking for the difference between the network icons for a rooted device whereas mine is for mobile signal icons in an un-rooted ...
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Complete signal lost

I flashed my Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S53660 to its stock ROM but I lost signal completely. I have tried to manually search for networks but it won't show any. My phone was unlocked because I am from ...
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Confusion between system/xbin/which and system/xbin in android

Hi I am trying for root check of android device I am using following code to check whether the device is rooted or not but bit confused, public static enum SHELL_CMD { check_su_binary(new String[] { ...
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Thumnails folder ate space

I had two 1.5 gb files under DCIM/.thumbnails then i read somewhere to delete the .thumbnails folder and create a file with the name .thumbnails though the two files are gone now but I could never ...
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Device driver for ZTE Score?

I am trying to mount the F.S. of my phone, both internal disk and SD card attached to it. I contacted ZTE and they tell me that the device needs no driver, or that it should work without a need of ...
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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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How do I get my Android tablet on my network without getting stuck in a reboot loop?

I recently acquired an Android tablet PC (this thing: http://yourfirstsmartphone.com/android-tablet-pc/). I have not altered it at all from the factory fresh settings (in fact in attempt to solve the ...
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Validate a OTA.zip

Can i validate a ota.zip for my phone? I want to check, if a downloaded OTA from somewhere origins to the manufacurer. I thought about signatures.
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Trying to replace a modem but encountering errors

I've been having connectivity problems on my i9505 LTE on every ROM I've tried since August. Searching around reveals that the outdated modem is the source of the troubles, and that by using the ...
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how to adb wait-for-device until the home screen shows up?

I need to unlock my screen using adb, and wait-for-device exits way too early(when the device is booting up), and screen unlock fails. Is there a way to detect that the home screen, so I can fire ...