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 solve moto g2 battery drain problem

Its draining a lot after marshmallow update. Some time it show 8 hrs to fully charge my phone in battery option but before update it took 3 hrs only to charge my phone
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What does the ContextProvider app in Samsung phones do ? Can it be greenified without any undesired problems?

The question says everything. I want to know the function of ContextProvider and can it be greenified or not without any problems , since Google search does not give a satisfactory explanation. I am ...
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How to change Android ID or MAC

How do websites know you by your phone? Do they track android id and mac or anthing else? Is there a way to change these IDs? Is factory reset and then restoring settings gonna help in this case?
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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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Rooting lenovo k4 note

How can I root my lenovo root k4 , kingo root gives an error every time .I have tried rooting with PC also but that also gives a error.
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Blocking Adult Content

I want to know how can I restrict access to adult content on my android phone 馃摓 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 ...
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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 ...
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How do you backup your stock recovery from an unrooted Android device?

TL;DR Okay, so for the past month I have been researching how to do this, either on Windows or Linux.. I have yet to find a direct answer, or anything which is relevant. I am a lot more comfortable ...
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Cyanogen's new c-apps dialer not working [duplicate]

I recently installed a CyanogenMod bases rom called AICP one my phone and everything was working fine. Then a couple months later I found CyanogenMod's new c-apps. I decided to flash that. Now ...
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“app not installed” Replace Rom based app with mod apk without root

I'm facing trouble installing a modded .apk if the same app is already provided in stock Rom. I'm using Micromax canvas E481, not rooted yet. Which has saavn app already installed. I uninstalled it ...
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Stock android camera app. How to prevent default settings from taking over

I'm on Android 5 KitKat but I've seen this in Android 4.x as well. The stock camera app has the settings for contrast sharpness brightness etc. I always want the sharpness to be maximum along with ...
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Nexus 4 unknown baseband no sim detected and no voice from speaker helppp!

I have nexus 4 updated to lolipop after that baseband unknown and I can't make calls because no sim car is detected by software please help and fix this I have asked on other sites still no sollution. ...
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After reinstalling Android from stock images, why do updates complain about modified /system files?

After discovering the hard way that rooting modifying /system looking at /system the wrong way breaks updates, I've decided to drop all of the power-user stuff and just go the sanctioned route鈥攏o ...
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TWRP installation problems

I have rooted my SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 2 GT-N7100 Android Version Kitkat 4.4.2. I wanted to install nandroid backup manager for that I need TWRP to be installed. I lost my SIM network after ...
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How long will I keep getting android updates for nexus 5

How long will I get an android update for my nexus 5 device? I purchased this in December 2013 and currently running Marshmallow.
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Systemui.apk modification not working

I want to delete 3G, G and E network indicators from my statusbar. I have Oukitel K4000 phone with lollipop 5.1. I had problems finding SystemUI, which was located at /system/priv-app/SystemUI instead ...
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App icon on home screen mobile

I made a app with Android Studio but after installing the icon won't appear as shortcut on my home screen. You see it only on the Apps screen where are all the other apps shortcuts are. Missing some ...
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How are internal components of Android tested before releasing?

How are the internal components of Android such as Zygote and Binder tested before being released? I tried looking around for answers to this but most resources (blog posts and research papers) I ...
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Custom os issue in Samsung tab 2 p3100

I m facing an issue while I turn on Tab Warning A custom OS can cause critical problem in the phone and installed application. ... Please give me any hint how can do restore this tablet ..
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lenovo p70 contacts lost after upgrade

after an ota upgrade of lenovo p70 from version kitkat 4.4.4 to lollipop 5.1 no contacts are visable thanks Msadek
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Soft buttons don't work

Some on screen buttons of my Motorola moto g 2nd, do not respond until I reboot the phone. After reboot it works fine, after using it for sometime it happens again. Usually my home button stops ...
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Can android phones use other os

As we have virtual machines to computers,is there any for android where users can use other operating systems on their mobile device?
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How to root my moto g 4g xt1039?

I own a Motorola moto g 4g and I want to root it. Is there a simple way to do that? It's running on android 5.1 Thank you for reading.
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uninstall preloaded apps on intex aqua power II

i currently use the intex aqua power 2 smart phone with android 5.0 . There is a bunch of preloaded apps on it and i want to remove them . How to do it?
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How to disable whatsapp pop notification?

-I just want to disable the annoying whtsapp headsup notification on lollipop. -I dont want to Completely stop the notification by unchecking the "show notification" option in the ...
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Hide progress indicator

Is it possible to hide the progress indicator on android? I know it disappears after a second, but it distracts me when I'm reading texts on Pocket, gReader or in any web browser.
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Does Google offer a support number for the Android OS as a whole? If not, why?

My grandfather's contacts are missing on his Galaxy, and a quick Google search on the error "Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly." shows numerous results, solutions, etc ...
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Remove URL tags included when searching with default Android browser

Normally, when you search with the normal Android browser (in this case, the one included with CM12.1, however I don't think there's any difference), it includes things in the URL such as ...
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How to add a text message server to contacts

I work in a rather large company, and I'm a emergency first responder (basically: provide life-saving first-aid, fight small fires and ensure buildings are properly evacuated when necessary). The ...