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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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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Chrome stuck at loading upwork.com

When I go to upwork.com the page loads. However, when I click the login button it gets stuck loading. Image: http://imgur.com/6fgPAfw
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Installation of Jellybean or Kitkat on Micromax A89?

I have Micromax A89 mobile with ICS 4.0.4 OS AND MTK 6577 processor. I would like to install Jellybean 4.2.2 OS on my MMX A89 device. Is it possible? Even I would like to install Kitkat 4.4 too if ...
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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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How to recovery deleted system app by kingroot

I accidentally deleted some bloatware apps in kingroot by rooting my device these were(Downloading manager,gallery etc) Now my smartphone is not working properly. ->my play store is not downloading ...
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Remove word from autocorrect - Six Android versions and three phones later

Okay, so I've seen this question asked before, but literally none of the solutions has ever worked for me, and I've now gone through three phones and six iterations of Android, multiply versions of ...
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Persistently or aggressively enabling Battery Saver

I love the Battery Saver feature. When I'm travelling or in other situations where reliable communication is more important than user experience, I want to always have it enabled, sometimes for days ...
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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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Android 6 wlan wifi disconnects always

Got a problem on my Galaxy Tab A since the upgrade to Android 6. The Wlan disconnects and reconn. always. It is not the routers fault or any other but most likely something in the software. Well I ...
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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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my data connection turns on again and again im using Q tab 400

I'm having trouble with my Q tab 400 because my tab data connection turns on automatically I turned it off and again WiFi and data connection turns on
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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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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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“USB Debugging” mode not visible, Samsung Galaxy Note II

resolved (see below) The only options I see are "Media device (MTP)" and "Camera (PTP)", I can browse the phone files and download images from the camera directory, so the USB plug and cable are fine....
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unlocking kids mode on tablet 10

please help my son has put kids mode on my asus tablet and doesn't know the password, I have looked everywhere but seen nothing to help me
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How do I get my mobile data to work again, after the new Android 5.1 update?

I am having an issue with Mobile data no longer working. Mobile data WAS working the day after updating to Android 5.1 on my Nexus 5. But now (1 day later) it is not connecting to Mobile data. It just ...
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Add back the digital clock & date widget on Samsung Galaxy S5 homescreen

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 and it used to have date and time on homescreen. I'm having trouble getting it back.
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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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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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Stock gallery app: can only crop out square area, why?

On my Samsung galaxy SIII when I open an image with the stock gallery app and then trap ants hold it I can crop out a square region, but am unable to resize the crop area to be rectangular. Why is ...
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Make Emergency Alerts stay

Occasionally, I receive emergency alerts on my Android phone, through the stock/default mechanism. It makes a loud, alarming/attention-grabbing sound and vibrates strongly. The alert is displayed on ...
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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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Difference between various prop files

In Android there are AFAIK 3 .prop files to store global properties: - /default.prop - /system/build.prop - /data/local.prop My question now is: What is the difference between these files? Does ...
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I see ads on my phone and apps auto install

Usually, I find full screen ads on my Android mobile. Also, apps like task bucks automatically install on my smartphone.
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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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Is auto sync really killing my battery?

I have been digging the archives for eternity to find that Location Services and Auto-sync (assuming we ignored other factors such as Bluetooth etc -- because my focus is mainly about auto sync) are ...
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How to flash stock android on Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 P7300? [duplicate]

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 P7300. Currently it is running on Android 4.0 (ICS), which is the last supported version from Samsung. After couple of years of usage, I find that most of the apps are ...
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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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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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Volume down button on Google drive scanner not working on stock android

On CM13 the scanner on google drive could be triggered with the volume down button. But since I switched back to stock this does not work anymore. How can I enable this function again?
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Unbricking Huawei Y6

This time I fucked up really bad. I had a rooted Huawei Y6 SCL-L21. Then I uninstalled stock keyboard and replaced it with the 3rd party keyboard. After that, I encrypted phone. But as it was booting ...
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Contact pics disappear from contacts app

Today I opened the stock contacts app on my Samsung Galaxy SIII but all pics were gone (the vertical space for each contract entry is very small as a result and the UI is less friendly). Is this due ...
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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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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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How do I take a full image backup of an Android device? [duplicate]

I am trying to do a full system image backup of a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. It is unrooted at present, and is running Android Kitkat 4.4.2 . I have no desire of rooting it as of now. I have tried ...
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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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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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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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Blocking Adult Content

I want to know how can I restrict access to adult content on my android phone 📞 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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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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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 "comma"...
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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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What is SIM Toolkit and how do I remove it?

I've had this app (SIM Toolkit) since forever and can't seem to find a way to remove it. (Click image to enlarge)
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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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Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 firmware update issue

I was updating the firmware of my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 with Samsung Kies 3 on my Macintosh and suddenly my laptop turned off, so I disconnect the phone and tried to reboot it and after it ...
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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