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 export bookmark list from stock android(ICS) browser to pc

I have been using the stock browser which came with the phone for awhile and it has been really useful. Currently I have a large number of articles I have bookmarked that I would somehow like to get ...
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Update heavly customized but stock rom Nexus 5 keeping data?

I have a Google Nexus 5 with Stock Rom 4.4.2 and: Unlocked boot-loader Custom recovery (TWRP) Custom kernel (franco) Root X-posed framework What is the best method to upgrade to the upcoming ...
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Move to SD card not enabled in Sony Xperia M

HI i have a sony xperia M Mobile. I'm trying to move downloaded apps to SD card. For that first i installed android sdk in my pc and connected my Device in USB debugging mode. Later i started adb and ...
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YouTube no longer available for old Android 2.2 devices?

I unrooted my HTC Desire today and restored the stock ROM image, recovery image, etc. It's running Android 2.2.2 now. I noticed that the YouTube app is broken. I can run it, but it complains about not ...
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Export bookmarks from Android 4.1.2 Stock Browser for use in PC Browser

How can I export bookmarks from my Android 4.1.2 Stock Browser, for use in Chrome and Firefox on my PC? I've checked the stock browser thoroughly, but could not find anything like the Export feature ...
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dexopt produces a segmentation fault preventing boot-up

I built an application for Android (non-rooted) and tried to install it on my 'phone (Sony Xperia E), but when my 'phone tries to run dexopt on it, dexopt segfaults. To make matters worse, I ...
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randomly trying to call will not ring once, beep and hang up

I've been experiencing this problem quite randomly. I've asked some friends around who have Android phones as well and this happens to them as well, so my first thought was that this is an issue with ...
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Why does Google have am 18-months-policy on allowing devices to get updates?

Why does Google have this 18-months-policy for Android devices, such that if the the device is older than 18 months, it will not get any further updates? For example, the Galaxy Nexus didn't get ...
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How is Edge So Fast?

I have the BLU STUDIO 5.5 on T-Mobile, however its not a T-Mobile device. I only get Edge. It's pretty slow for video watching. However, it loads sites in less than 2 seconds. Sometimes less than 1. ...
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Will I get Offcial updates after rooting my Xperia SP?

I have Sony Xperia SP, I am planning to root my device. Will I get offcial updates ( Like Kitkat update in future ) after rooting?
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Backup and restore without custom recovery?

Can I backup and restore without a custom recovery if I have a nandroid backup? How can I do this?
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Are there any current, major phones based on Android 4.4 that don't have Google Chrome pre-installed as a browser?

I'm asking since Android 4.4 doesn't include a browser and it needs to be licensed separately by the handset manufacturer.
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PIT file for Samsung Galaxy GT-S5280

PIT file for Samsung Galaxy GT-S5280 I'm in trouble. I lost my Partition Information Table (PIT) on my gt-s5280. I need to repair it, but I have no idea where to find the correct PIT file to ...
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How to identify camera app?

Is there a way to identify the stock camera app on an android device? Browsing the installed packages using Titanium Backup didn't show any package with "camera" in its name. With the app identified, ...
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How to install Stock Android on Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 s7270 [duplicate]

I was wondering if it is possible to install the official stock android operating system from google without the customization of the manufacturer like Touch Wiz on Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 s7270, is ...
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Why are Android OSes “unrooted” by default? [duplicate]

My question is, why must every device/OS be "locked down" and require get arounds to gain full access? Why must they have to be 'rooted', and why are they 'unrooted' by default? On Windows I can gain ...
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How do I know I'm entering my password in the real decryption prompt?

I have a Nexus 4 phone with full-device encryption. As I took it out of my pocket, it was displaying the "Type password to decrypt storage" screen. Presumably it had crashed in some way and rebooted, ...
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How to share contact via sms on Android 4.4.2?

I'm using Moto G with stock android running 4.4.2. I would like to share contact detail via SMS. I don't want to use 3rd party app for this basic functionality. Was this functionality available with ...
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I've lost SuperSu

I have a rooted nexus-5 but the only problem is I don't have the SuperSu application on my device. I have tried to re-flash the zip but that doesn't do anything. Its in my application list in the ...
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Wrong aspect ratio of contact images in AOSP dialer app

My phone has Jelly Bean version 4.2.2. The issue is that the AOSP dialer in the phone stretches the contact images vertically on the incoming/outgoing/on-call screen, like so: Even the custom set ...
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Play Store keep crashing while updating apps on Nexus 5

Ok so, I have a Nexus 5, stock, updated to last Android version. When I update apps, some of them, while downloading the update, make the Google Play Store crash to home. I start again the play store ...
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how to run binary on non-rooted android phone?

I have cross-compiled a binary on Linux using the arm toochain. I uploaded the binary to a non-rooted andnroid phone. What do I need to do in order to run this binary on the non-rooted phone ? EDIT: ...
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Google+ data connection issue on Samsung S4

I'm having a strange problem with my Samsung S4 using the stock, current firmware. The phone is new and straight out of the box. Updates have been allowed to proceed and now report current. Google+ ...
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Impossibly difficult to track down original rom I8262BUUBAMG1

I have had no luck in trying to find a site that hosts the ROM for my galaxy core. Is there someplace that I am missing? I8262BUUBAMG1 I love the modded rom that Omkar$ mas made but the latest ...
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Flashing Stock ROM for Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505

Device: Samsung Galaxy S4 (I9505) Android: CyanogenMod 10 I am having problems trying to flash stock ROM on Samsung Galaxy S4 (I9505). I have tried a couple of the stock ROMs from sammobile, but ...
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Android JellyBean stock keyboard capitalizes first letter of word before question mark

On my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 running Android JellyBean 4.1.2, when I add a question mark after a word, the first letter of that word gets capitalized. Do you know why this happens and how it can be ...
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List of default applications for a given android version

Is there a list for the stock applications (those who are installed by default with android), and libraries? for example: Atci_service, calendar, com.mediatek are they default applications? Or where ...
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how to install stock rom from recovery?

first I saw my phone is off and then I tried to turn it on but it hanged on Galaxy note welcome page, so I do Factory reset ,wipe cache and Dalvik cache and System, but while I want to reboot from ...
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How to downgrade to Stock Rom [HTC One X 3.20.401.1 CID HTC_203)

I have a rooted HTC One X with JB 4.1.1 (3.20.401.1), I deleted some unnecessary softwares but still using stock ROM. Yesterday I relocked the bootloader and tried to install original stock rom by ...
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How to take screenshot with stock Samung Galaxy S4 from Google Play Store

I have a stock Samsung Galaxy S4 fresh from the Google Play Store, and I can't get this phone to take a screen shot using the power and home button method. Without using an app, what else should I try ...
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Apps won't install or update after I cleared files and data

My phone is a mess right now. I cleared some files and data. Now, my Play Store stopped functioning. All my apps won't give notifications anymore. What should I do to fix this huge problem? I just ...
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Revert an Android phone to vanilla rom from Google [duplicate]

Can we install a vanilla ROM to a non-Nexus Android device? I have an Android phone (version 2.3.6) and I don't like the ROM installed by the manufacturer. I want to revert it to a vanilla ROM like ...
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Is it possible to replace a carrier-customized system with the original version from phone manufacturer?

Is it possible to replace carrier customizations, and all of their junk, by, instead of rooting, removing undesired apps, and performing specific steps that by no means ensure a clean stock install, ...
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How NOT to synchronise fax numbers to the phone from Gmail contacts?

I have Google Contacts with all the details needed for a contact. But I do not want to have fax numbers on my phone as they're useless. Is it possible to filter out just the fax numbers or the other ...
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I Need help unrooting my device

Device: HTC Inspire 4g. My Device was having some hardware issues, so i complained to AT&T and offered to send me a new device. I have to now return my old device but it is ROOTED. I do not ...
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How can I delete ALL alarms in the stock Clock app?

How can I delete ALL alarms in the stock Clock app? I see that you can delete them one-by-one, but I have 50+ (created regularly with voice commands), and I'd like to get rid of them in one action.
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Unresponsive menu button on several Android apps

I have noticed on several apps there is a menu button/icon (three vertical dots) but it is unresponsive and I'm wondering if it's just me or the app. I initially assumed it was just the app, but I ...
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How to have my stock GS3 dialer initial screen be Recent instead of Keypad

Is it possible to have the stock dialer on my GS3 start on the Recent tab instead of the Keypad tab?
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How to keep a service from closing?

I am using the latest stock ROM for my phone (SGS3, Vodafone variant, although rooted) and I have installed a GPS live tracking program that stays on the taskbar as a service all the time (and that's ...
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How do I re-enable the stock Gallery on Samsung S2 running ICS?

I accidentally pressed the disable button on the stock gallery instead of the Force stop button. In Settings > Apps, the aplication moved to the end of the list of apps and says it's Disabled. The ...
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Scripting Android [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there no way to get scripts to run in Android? There were similar questions like this one here Is there no way to get scripts to run in Android?. Most of them were ...
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Stock JB ROMs for Chinese-made devices [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? I'm looking for a good source for MT, RK and Allwinner-based phones and tablets, but I couldn't find any. ...
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How to downgrade an HTC Desire to stock version?

I know the first thing you gonna say is to google it, there is plenty of tutorials for it, but I tried at least 5 of them (including some in XDA), and every time I didn't succeed. First of all, ...
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Is it possible to reinstall stock Android on the Nexus 7

I'm new to rooting my phone, but I was thinking of trying out the KDE tablet interface on my Nexus 7. I'm probably not going to keep using this, since I like the huge app ecosystem on Android, so is ...
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Does stock Android have a panorama camera feature?

I was wondering if Android has any panorama-like feature like how iOS does?
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Trying to install a stock rom on a samsung captivate

I recently basically bricked my phone by trying to mount the data part of the recovery file created by Nandroid (of the stock os) while CyanogenMod 10 was installed. The installation worked perfectly ...
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Backup and restore CM10 on broken razr

My problem is a little bit complicated, I have a Razr (XT910) motorola phone, the screen is cracked and unusable, the tech support of my carrier (in Mexico) is unable to get the display from ...
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Problems with installing stock ROM for Nexus S

I'm trying to install a stock Nexus S ROM from Google's site, but I keep getting the error E:signature verification failed Any ideas how I can fix this?
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Dvorak keyboard layout on stock Android

I just updated my Nexus 7 to Jelly-Bean 4.2, and it has the swipe keyboard which is awesome. I want to keep this feature of the stock android keyboard, but with the Dvorak keyboard layout. Is this ...
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Play store icon in App drawer disabled in Nexus 7

i use the stock rom JB 4.1 on Nexus 7 8G. There is a small play store icon in the top-right corner in app drawer(not app icons in ap drawer). i found that the icon in my cm10 version phone and my ...