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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Does the implementation of notifications, wake locks etc. differ on android roms?

I am making an android application and had been testing it working fine on a Galaxy S4 and Moto G, both on Android 5. The application uses the AlarmManager, which sets an alarm in the future like so: ...
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how to SoftBrick an android phone

What is the easiest way to soft brick an android phone and i can later revive. I know this sounds awkward but i recently acquired a new phone and my son keeps on playing with my old one which has ...
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How to invert mount of SDCard

I've Android 4.3 Build JLS356C rooted. It's a wiko WAX. I've three partition in my storage view: the Internal Storage 2Go, Phone Storage 500Mo and my SDCard 32Go. I use SD2link for passing the space ...
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How do I get my mobile data to work again, after the new Android 5.1 update?

I am having an issue with Mobile data no longer working. Mobile data WAS working the day after updating to Android 5.1 on my Nexus 5. But now (1 day later) it is not connecting to Mobile data. It just ...
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Stuck in a boot loop with no explanation why

Device: 2012 ZTE Score running the stock Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread device. Never has been rooted or anything. I was right about to charge it when the battery died and the OS shut down the power. I ...
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How do u recover deleted messages, contacts on Android phone?

I deleted some of my contacts phone numbers while adding new contacts, that's very important to me, is there a way to recover the deleted contacts and messages? PS: I checked on Google contacts in ...
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Win 7 wifi hotspot connection not able to share internet

I have created an ad-hoc wifi hotspot connection using > netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=WinWlHS key=MyPassword keyusage=persistent Then I have started hotspot using netsh wlan ...
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Can I reflash stock with kies

I'm on a Samsung Galaxy s4 sgh-i337 from att and I messed up my system a little bit I want to reflash and restore stock firmware with kies. Will that work? Also, I am rooted will kies work with me?
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Will this flashing method work

http://androidromupdate.com/2014/03/16/install-i337ucufnb1-stock-4-4-2-kitkat-firmware-att-galaxy-s4-i337/ I want to flash stock firmware onto my galaxy s4 sgh-i337 from att on stock kit kat. Will ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 firmware update issue

I was updating the firmware of my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 with Samsung Kies 3 on my Macintosh and suddenly my laptop turned off, so I disconnect the phone and tried to reboot it and after it ...
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Cannot access any files on Samsung Tab 4 7" [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab 4, 7", rooted but running stock OS (Android 4.4.2. It was rooted using Odin 3.09 and TWRP recovery. I then enabled adb root with the adbd insecure app by Chainfire. It ...
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Can tablet be recovered from current state?

On tct t10 one touch wifi android tablet, I tried to do a memory swap that failed. It is now stuck in bootloop. I have tried a hard factory reset but no luck. In addition I had not enabled the usb ...
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Volume menu off-center (not in middle of screen, floating to the left)

Picture - As you can see, the volume menu is off-center. I do not know if this is a glitch, or it's supposed to be like this. The first update I received for 5.0 was fine, but the second update I ...
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Android-System causes my smartphone to lag

The Process Àndroid-System causes my Smartphone to lag very often since it uses much CPU and drains my battery. Restart does not work. There is no other process using as much CPU. MediaServer seems ...
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How do I take a full image backup of an Android device?

I am trying to do a full system image backup of a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. It is unrooted at present, and is running Android Kitkat 4.4.2 . I have no desire of rooting it as of now. I have tried ...
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Reinstall Android 5 phone: how to backup + restore Google Authenticator entries? [duplicate]

I'm about to factory reset my Android 5 phone. Amongst other things I have a whole bunch of Google Authenticator entries that I wish to backup before resetting, so that I can import them back later. ...
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IMEI is 0 after updating to STOCK Android 5.1

I received a notification on my Nexus 5 (running Android Lollipop 5.0) saying there is an update available to Android 5.1. I clicked on download and install and after my phone boot up again I saw I ...
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Find correct stock Android ROM

I just bought a second hand Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and I believe it's rooted. I'd like to revert back to the stock ROM, and found guides (for example rooted my phone but want to go back to stock rom) ...
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Bugs w/ SMS w/ Iphones

When in a group chat with iphone users I often get: Messages that are received late Messages that send late Error messages stating a have received a "multimedia message" from one member of the group ...
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Nexus 5 Android 5.1 Problems with mobile data

2 days ago I updated my Nexus 5 from Android 5.0.1 to Android 5.1. After the update was finished, everything worked as expected, but mobile data didn't work. I have tried turning on and off airplane ...
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How to know which contacts are sent directly to voicemail

I accidentally unlock my phone (Xperia M - not modded stockROM) in pocket and at least one contact got "sent calls directly to voicemail" setting. Is there way how to find contacts with this ...
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Xposed module for expanded volume panel

I own a Nexus 5, running stock Android 5. I'm looking for an Xposed module which allows me to adjust all types of volumes (ringtone/media/alarm) when I press the volume keys. I've seen an extended ...
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Should i update with lollipop 5.1? [closed]

I got 5.1 lollipop update for my android one phone. But i heard that it have some bugs so what should i do.I am very confuse here. I should update with 5.1 or i have to wait for 5.2 or something ? ...
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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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OS Features missing after upgrade to Android 5.1

I just updated my Nexus 5 from Android 5.0 LPX13D to 5.1 LMY47I. Some components of the OS now seem to be missing. When I scroll with two fingers from the top of the screen I only get the ...
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Delay in sending messages

I'm Using G3 rom v8 by bountyman334 on LG e980. Message sending is taking a lot of time, delay in sending of about 5-10 minutes and sometimes fails. Tried to update Rom but nothing worked. need help.
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phone not starting up

At first I swap my internal memory with external...it was successful. But sometimes the memory card dont read...It only read when i restart the phone. I was bored of this. What I did? There ...
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Number displays instead the saved contact name on Samsung note 4

As per the title, its just the number which displays instead name. I've noticed that multiple contact syncs are active and disabled all except for one which I require. But still the problem persists. ...
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How to disable street names in android voice navigation?

I'm stuck with a quite simple problem, still can't find the solution. I'd like to disable street names reading in voice navigation, to keep just simple guidance like "turn right" or "turn left". ...
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How to remove ZERO launcher permanently?

My mobile is Qmobile i6. I already reset to factory setting, but it did nothing. How to remove it?
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Is it possible to assign a static IP address without a DNS?

Is it possible to assign a static IP address without a DNS in Android 5.1? Is there anyway to achieve it? I can do this in iOS so I'm wondering.
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Nexus 5 gives Status 7 error when flashing 5.1 OTA [duplicate]

I've been trying all day to install 5.1 OTA via ADB. In my struggle, I tried installing TWRP to try to get it to work, but it didn't. I since flashed the stock recovery. When trying to flash via ADB, ...
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stock Contacts app: confusing or missing details

I'm running Android KitKat 4.4.2 on a Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo device. When I edit a contact with the stock Contacts app, I notice that: It is not possible to set a birthday field when editing a ...
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Stock android moving app to SD card force close applications

i am using stock android on my Micromax Canvas A1 (Android one) with android 4.4.4, it works pretty well but issue occurs when i move my install application to SD card and clear its data as well catch ...
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Unlock my tablet

I have a android tablet. When I turn it on there is a lock on the screen which asks for a certain amount of numbers to unlock the screen. I forgot what the code is. How do I unlock my screen?
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Locked by Android manager

I've used android manager to make my phone ring and Locked it by setting a password wish I never had. But unfortunately when I found the phone I was not able to deactivate the password because all ...
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How do I get the standard default.prop file back on the root file system?

At the root file system on my Android phone, there's a file called default.prop. Right now that's a non-standard file because of CF Auto Root, but I want that file to be the stock version (1). ...
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How to associate alternative app to stock Gallery app when launched from stock Camera app

I am running Android on a Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo (Android KitKat 4.4.2). I would like the stock Camera application to launch a different application than the stock Gallery application when the small ...
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How can you disable wifi-related notifications?

I have an HTC One M8 and just upgraded to Lollipop today (although I had this problem on Android 4 as well). Every time I connect or disconnect from a wifi network, I get a notification. It's driving ...
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how to hard reset?

I tried rooting my samsung SM-G313HZ and somehow screwed up. I did like a dozen times of Odin firmware downloads into the phone as it kept having problem. Now, i still cannot get into Recovery Mode. I ...
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Strange dropouts in music playback

I have an old Samsung SCH-R720 running 2.3.6 and the built-in Android music app. This is acting just as an MP3 player - I got it on eBay for $10 with a bad EIN. The phone is in Airplane mode aside ...
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Does installation of CustomRom chage the partition

I have some basic question abt customROM 1.When you install customROM, does it change/recreate the partitions in previous ROM stockROM/Custom) or it just installs the ROM in the existing ...
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Shutting down resets the device

My android tab resets the device each time I shut it down, which means it never shuts down. Whenever I press shut down, it resets and restarts . Pls help
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FFMPEG on Android doesn't provide the exact crop that I need at position X,Y

I'm using ffmpeg -y -i in.mp4 -filter:v crop: 720:720:0:0 O -threads 5 -preset ultrafast -strict -2 out.mp4 The original video is on a Samsung S3 and I want to cut it to a square 720x720 starting ...
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temp root Nexus 5 in adb shell to access data folder

I want to backup a data/data/com.package.name folder but the app manifest is set to backup=false. To access the folder I want to temporary root the phone in the adb shell and then access the folder ...
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Internal Storage 0B,Data wipe,Cache wipe Failed

I have a THOMSON MID 1002 tablet. I flashed the stock ROM twice successfully a long ago. Now, I've faced the following problem all of a sudden- Whenever I shut it down, it restarts and resets the ...
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How do I change emoticons from yellow circles to the Android emoticons on my Sony device's Messaging app?

I'm using the stock Messaging app in Sony Xperia V running Jelly Bean. When I use :-), ;-), :'( and others, the Messaging app displays yellow circular emoticons I suspect were designed by Sony. What ...
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To unlock andoid tablet “Eurostar mypad giene”

i forgot pattern of my tablet "Eurostar mypad giene" also i forgot the gmail account password. I tried to hard format the tab. But i cannot access recovery menu. When i try to press volume up button ...
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Network quality related battery discharge

I'm seeing a ridiculous battery drain on my Android/Samsung Galaxy S4 seeming to correlate with network traffic/signal change (see images below). Please keep in mind that the phone sits idly on my ...
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Boot Animation Stock Samsung ROM

How can I set a custom boot animation on a Samsung stock ROM? For example the galaxy young(s5360).