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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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—no ...
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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 client=ms-...
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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 ...
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How to make system updates to be downloaded ONLY over WIFI

I just started using a Nexus 4 device. I love that I get notified when a system update is available. System update available notification (click to enlarge) What I don't get is why I'm not given ...
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Installing application on Android phone

How can I Reinstall an app WITHOUT old data. Because when I am downloading it its showing welcome back. Is it possible to download an app many times on same device with new data?
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Why can't I hit the app install button when a blue screen filter is running?

I began using Twilight recently. Then when I tried to install an app, the install button won't click until the filter is turned off. I'm curious why this is so. Before experiencing this I wouldn't ...
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Lenovo A6000 Plus boots into recovery mode after downloading system updates

Today I downloaded updates for my Lenovo A6000 Plus. It asked for rebooting so I hit OK. But when it reboots, it says like: Android System Recovery <3e>. The options it shows are: reboot ...
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Android 6.0 drains my Nexus 5 battery within an hour

So. This morning I received the OTA update for Android 6.0 on my Nexus 5. Previously had no problems with battery usage, but after installing the update my battery is drained within an hour, without ...
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If a specific app doesn't require full network access permission means it's completely privacy safe?

If they can't access internet, they can't steal my data in the back which is safe right? I wanna try this file encryption app from play store. Before i proceed, i wanna make sure that the app itself ...
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Why are there multiple versions of “Phone” installed under all apps in Android Lollipop?

Why are there multiple versions of "Phone" installed under ALL apps on my Android Lollipop 5.1.1 phone? Menu = Settings → Apps → ALL There are three versions of "Phone": Phone - com....
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Mount an ext4 formatted sdcard on a stock Lolipop 5.1 rom (rooted)

I currently have a Sony Z1 Compact. Unfortunately, it has an unlockable bootloader. I typically install Cyanogen on my android devices, but in this case, I don't have that option (without messing ...
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Android disconnects from Wi-Fi if I don't login to hot-spot. But there is no login needed

Today I connected to a Wi-Fi network with two options: Free access to intranet. No login required. Paid access to full internet access. Login and payment required. I just wanted to use the free ...
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Cant install apps

I have free memory of about 24 mb left . When i install apps as small as 1 MB it says insufficient memory. I tried many times but the problem persists. I have rooted my mobile too.
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hTC One M7 Stock ROM Installation

My hTC One M7 phone is S-OFF, has the latest firmware 7.19.401.2, and has nicely installed "ViperOne+9.0.0-fix", the Recovery is TWRP 2.8.6.0. Everything works very well, except that the proximity ...
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Is it possible to install android wear apps on android smartphone?

I'm an Android developer and recently I've started to develop apps to Android Wear. The problem is that I don't have an Android watch and the emulator is too slow. Does someone knows if there is a ...
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Math symbols in android

How to input math symbols in android?i need to input calculus and trignometric notations in android.can any one help me?
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Install Custom ROM in Samsung galaxy y CDMA SCH-i509 [duplicate]

Can I install custom ROM in Samsung galaxy y CDMA SCH-i509. I had already rooted the phone. Please give in details...
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Missing menu 'About>Software Updates' on Stock HTC One M8 Android 5.0.1

In the 'Settings > About' there is no 'Software Updates' on my phone. I'm also expecting to receive Android 5.1 OTA update, and nothing comes. Why is there no 'Software Updates' menu on my phone (...
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Stock Nexus 7 2013 stuck at “Google” when booting

stock Nexus 7 2013 4G stuck at "Google" when booting. I can go to bootloader using Power + Vol Down but failed when going to recovery. it goes to "Google" again instead of Android icon. I also tried ...
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Root lost After Reboot

I tried to root my phone and it worked only with Kingo Root and after I reboot my phone, I do not have root-access. I have tried several times, please answer me. I really need to root my phone. It's ...
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Native Support for Settings Profiles

Does anyone know if stock Android natively supports settings profiles, or if there is any plan to do so? To be clear, I am not talking about the user profiles feature that was introduced in Lollipop, ...
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How to remove the Google Now search bar from Nexus 5

My Nexus 5 has a useless and space-wasting Google Now search bar: QUESTION: How can I remove the Google bar? My rooted Nexus 5 runs stock Android 5.1.1, and I would rather get rid of Google Now if ...
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Android pm command throwing transactiontoolargeexception

I am using rooted android phone and have installed AIDE for android. I am doing tutorial lessons in the app. When I click run app in any tutorials, it says "Starting… " and after few seconds "App not ...
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Wireless printing from Android phone

I have a samsung galaxy prevail through boost mobile what kind of printer do I need and how do I print from my smartphone wirelessly?
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Skip an OTA update straight to next version, on Galaxy S4

My not rooted Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 has received notification of an OTA update. By the size I know it's for Android 4.4.2 KitKat. I know the phone provider has already released an OTA update for 5.0 ...
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What happened to the pop-up alternatives in Google Android Keyboard?

Up until recently, the stock Google Android Keyboard app had an excellent alternatives pop-up. Long-press a word with an ellipses underneath it and you get a box with many variations. I used it ...
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Language and input made foreced stopped,how to change keyboard on android device?

I have phone named Micro max A091(Android 4.4.2), I had rooted my phone a long ago.There is a problem that when ever I tried to open the language and input in setting, but that makes stopped the whole ...
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What are the hurdles that prevent upgradability?

Terrible title, so I'll elaborate, and if you have a better title go ahead. Currently many people I know are stuck on older and vulnerable versions of Android for one of many reasons. Let's assume ...
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What is the version-main meaning?

While in fastboot I can obtain the version-main variable by fastboot getvar version-main command. Sample input and output below: fastboot getvar version-main version-main: 4.21.69.4 What ...
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Proper nandroid version for HTC One X

My phone's "numbers" are: cid: ORANGB10 version-main: 4.21.69.4 HDBOOT: 1.73.0000 radio: 5.1204.163R2.31 the phone is unlocked Which Nandroid I could use in the case (to return to the stock rom, ...
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S3 Neo I9301I OTG

How to get more power for this otg device on S3 Neo GT-I9301I ??? OTG device: https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQnmr_5Nm0oteP3EPL9raHVzlnC1OiOQtrnexklieN_UiBGz8VX7A
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How to backup / partition before rooting?

I would like to root my Nexus 5 but I am worried it will cause a bootloop or some other sort of problem and therefore I would like to back up all my phones data including / before hand. Is this ...
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Install update in recoverymode delte phone?

I installed CyanogenMod 11 about a half a year ago on my phone (Sony Xperia Z aka. yuga) and now I want to update to CM12 manually. I know how to do that but my question is: does the Recoverymode ...
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Remove notification count when swiped away in notification drawer

I have a Galaxy S5 running 4.4.2 rooted. When I swipe away a notification from my notification drawer, is there a way I can make it also consider the notification as seen/read so that I don't have to ...