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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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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getApplicationContext(), getBaseContext(), getApplication(), getParent() [on hold]

What is difference between 1. getApplicationContext() 2. getBasecontext() 3. getApplication() 4. getParent() May I know your explain with Example ?
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.MP4 downloaded as .bin? Help [on hold]

I sent a friend a compressed video that was 95mb, when they downloaded it it saved as downloadfile.bin. How do we get it back to .mp4?
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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).
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Battery calibration myths [duplicate]

I have read loads of articles on battery calibration, but I have trouble finding any consistent information. Is calibration even necessary? I mean doesn't android do it automatically, surely it ...
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Difference between droidvpn and openvpn. Why former connects and later doesn't

Droidvpn is the android version of pdproxy. Whenever i try to connect droidvpn with udp port 53 it connects in my wifi but not openvpn with vpnbook configs with same port. How can i connect with the ...
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When does AT&T Note 4 receive Lollipop? [duplicate]

When does Lollipop hit AT&T Note 4? I have read many articles that the Note 4 was going to receive Lollipop late January. But still no updates. I believe the Galaxy S5 AT&T has Lollipop. Any ...
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Is my Wifi Chip broken or just a software issue?

I have a Oneplus One Chinese version loaded with Official CM11S XNPH44S. Problem is that I can turn on my wifi but most of the it can't see the wifi networks around, even I have a wifi network in my ...
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Unable to copy image to clipboard

I am unable to copy image and paste it on word documents. When I copy the image the image's link is copied to clipboard and when I paste it on word document the link is pasted. Can anyone tell me why ...
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THL T6 PRO - Battery Drain while Charging?

So, my phone, which is the THL T6 PRO, has the charging light and it was charging perfectly fine up to 65% and then it started draining down. The phone is conected to a plug. Is this because of the ...
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Does Nexus 5 support EAP SIM authentication?

As title, I can't seems get it working at all. I am running android 5.0.1 on Nexus 5.
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Hidden Setting Menu on Moto E

Below is the image of the hidden setting menu. Link from where I found how to access the menu is here:- How can you can also access this Menu on your Motorola Moto E,Moto X and Moto G devices ...
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Twitter widget appears to be broken: “Application not installed”

I'm having trouble with the Twitter app on my Samsung Galaxy S4. The widget was misbehaving, so I thought I would remove it from my homescreen and put it back. What has happened instead is that the ...
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What does “Restricted” (aka. “Do not”) system icon on Lollipop mean?

I'm using Nexus tablet on stock Lollipop. For the life of me, I can't find what the "restricted" sign in the top right corner means. I've checked the user manual as well but still not worked out what ...
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application permission on android

I want to get notified when an app try to connect to the internet (just like I get notified when an app try to get my location) so I can if it should or not, I've tried no root firewall and it does ...
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Disable all communications 5.0 Nexus 6

I am going on a class trip and the teachers are not letting us bring our phones. The problem is that I have all my music on my phone and I use it as a camera. The rules they put in place for devices ...
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What is the Android Permission “WRITE_GSERVICES” doing?

There is a mysterious and undocumented Android Permission called: WRITE_GSERVICES. As usual Googles own documentation is even more mysterious than any bad fairytale, writing: ...
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I downloaded Some App. But it was not installed. Still It is consuming memory

I am using Asus Zenfone 5.I was having around 700 MB space in my Internal storage, So I tried installing An App from Google Play which was around 400 MB.But the Installation was interrupted due to ...
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What might cause my Sony Tablet S to run very slowly

My Sony Tablet S has developed a gross speed problem. For the last several months it has run exceedingly slowly most of the time. Apps take 10's of seconds to start, taps to bring up menus take ...
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Does switching user accounts in Lollipop affect battery life or performance?

I recently updated my Moto G2 to Android Lollipop via OTA update. I've successfully installed the update(around 500mb i guess). I saw the new feature of adding new Guest and New user acccounts just ...
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Android picture naming convention

I am using Samsung Galaxy S5 from T-Mobile. I noticed that pictures are named as YYYMMDD_ABCDEF.jpg where the first part represents date and the last purt I suspect represents time in military ...
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Stock phone bricked during regular OTA update

I have an htc one m7. Not rooted, completely stock. I was trying to install an OTA update that automatically came to my phone during regular update check. But the update suddenly stopped in the ...
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how to make complete os backup to create update.zip? [duplicate]

how exactly can i create a update.zip file from an android device that runs on android kitkat? i tried to backup using titanium backup but it needs root access. is there any way to backup the ...
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Where to get or create an Android Lollipop iso for x64 environment?

My question is simular to this question about iso for x86. I am looking to dual-boot my Lenovo Yoga 3 pro with Android L and I need an x64 iso. I can not use an x86 as it is not able to install to ...
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Moto G - Bricked after update. Constantly booting to CWM

I have a Moto G (XT1032). I used to run Cyanogen then Paranoid Android but recently I have returned to stock. Now, being an idiot, I tried to install Lollipop following this guide ...
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List of stock KitKat firmware versions for Galaxy S3 LPH-710

What stock KitKat firmware versions has Samsung released for the Galaxy S3 (Sprint model LPH-710 to be more precise)? I got an S3 online and it came with some 4.4.x and root access. Unfortunately, ...
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Is there any way to disable the fade in effect when playing a song?

In Android 4.1.1, the default player applies a fade in effect when starting to play a song. Some would say that's a feature, but for me is annoying, since I miss the very best part of many songs. Is ...
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Stock Android 4.4.2 Stock Messaging App

I wanted to see how this other messaging app was going to work on my phone and Gear S. To make it my default I had to go to default messaging app and turn off my stock message app. But the new app ...
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Nexus 7 32GB showing 8GB after flash

I had the no command boot loop when trying to enter recovery so I used the nexus root kit to reflash everything which did fix the problem and after a few days of use I noticed that there's only 8GB's ...
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How can I make dictionary shortcuts behave like in iOS?

Android's dictionary provides a shortcut funcionality for saved words, is there a way to have it replace shortcuts with respective words automatically like in iOS instead of showing them as ...
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What is SIM Toolkit and how do I remove it?

I've had this ugly app since forever and can't seem to find a way to remove it. https://i.imgur.com/cyf1cLD.jpg
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Add applications to the original Android ROM

How can I add applications to the original Android ROM installed by manufacturer, and not lose them after a factory reset?
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bsnl is709c android tablet is not booting up [duplicate]

My BSNL penta IS709C tablet got locked after too many unlock attempts. After that I tried to hard reset by pressing BACK + HOME + MENU buttons together with the power button but in vain. Tablet ...
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Android Gmail not syncing anymore(

I'm using a 2014 Moto X on Verizon Wireless with Android 5.0. Everything was working okay until all I noticed that I'm no longer getting Gmail notifications anymore. I tried following : Gmail won't ...
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How to create contacts on SIM card/internal memory?

I'm trying to add new contacts on a phone, but I can only create Google contacts. I really don't want to hand over data to a company that has no real understanding of the meaning 'privacy'. I just ...
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Everything is messed up on my phone

I'm using the stock system on my Samsung GS3, and one day the phone just started restarting itself randomly. It might restart itself once or twice a day, and no pattern was observed. Then all in a ...
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How does emulated storage actually work?

I recently bought a Xiaomi Note 4G. An amazing piece of technology. I transferred the apps I had on my previous device to it. The reason I bought it was partially to have a good gaming experience. ...
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App saves to SD card, phone has no SD card slot!

I am currently using to JBTimer app to time Rubik's Cube solves on my Droid Maxx, and wanted to export the data to do some analysis. The app has a few built-in options for exporting, but every single ...
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Nexus 4 boot loop issue and device ADB not found when phone is on animation screen

Yesterday I saw in my nexus 4 all applications were getting crashed, so I tried to restart my phone. When I turned it back on, it got stuck in the boot animation. I cancelled the boot, and tried to ...
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What is Android's sleep mode [closed]

Many developers speak of Android's sleep mode. When exactly the device goes into sleep mode ? What is st standby mode ? How standby and sleep mode are different (or related)? When the device goes ...
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How can I automate some processes on my phone

I'm trying to figure out how to automate some processes on my phone: when it rings I want to say "answer" or "pick up" and then be able to go converse with the caller through speakerphone. would be ...
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How to bridge Windows' wlan0 to Android?

I have Kali Linux on my Android. My device is not USB OTG, so I cannot use any external wireless device. What I want to do is; *Plug my external wireless device onto Windows PC *Bridge it's ...
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Why doesn't my galaxy s4 screen display anything?

My Samsung galaxy s4 will suddenly not show anything on the display anymore. It vibrates and such as if everything but the display works. Sometimes it will flash something that looks a bit like part ...
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GS4 i337 safestrap bricked. Adb says libc.so missing

So my brother got a galaxy s4 (I337 model) for Christmas but shortly after he got it it started having issues with the WiFi. So I tried to root and install a Rom on the phone and after a 2 days of ...
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USB to ethernet not working on Samsung Galaxy S

I have Samsung Galaxy S Blaze with the following specs Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G SGH-T769 Android version = 4.0.4 Baseband version = T769UVMB1 Kernel version = 3.0.8-perf-T769ULVH5-CL990184 Model ...
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Does Nexus factory Images work on all android devices other than Nexus devices

Hi I would like to know if the factory images for the Nexus found on this link Nexus images can also be flashed onto other devices other than the nexus devices only maybe other LG phones or SAMSUNG ...
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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 ...