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 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

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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Notifications not working / not showing up in status bar

I'm using a 2014 Moto X on Verizon Wireless with Android 5.0. Everything was working well until all of the sudden I noticed that I'm not getting all notifications as I used to anymore. For example, ...
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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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javascript include scripts not working in Android stock/native browser (kit kat - 4.4.2) [closed]

I'm running a rails 4 application on Windows 7 and it works in Chrome (desktop, iOS, and Android). But, when I execute the application on the stock/native Android browser (not Chrome) on a Samsung ...
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How does emulated storage actually works?

I recently bought a Xiaomi Note 4G. An amazing piece of technology. I started using the phone...transfered my app from previous device to this one. The reason I bought it was partially to have a good ...
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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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How to ring siren when phone is in different modes in Android Programmatically? [closed]

In my application i have used siren to ring when alarm time is reached,But if my device is in vibrate mode it's not ringing it's just vibrating how to ring the siren when the device is in different ...
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Possible for an app to import and export other apps data? [closed]

I was thinking of creating an app that edit other apps' data; but wasn't sure if it's possible. How would I be able to do it without asking for root permission. For example, importing & exporting ...
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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 ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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Fix IMEI Galaxy S3 number efs backup [duplicate]

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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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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i am not able to identify my Android Phone [duplicate]

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? ...