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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Samsung galaxy trend FM radio sound not going to earphones

my mom has Samsung galaxy trend android phone and she is having problems with earphones. She wants to listen to FM radio but the sound is not going to the earphones but plays through speakers. Are ...
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Can you stop your phone vibrating when changing to vibrate mode (without disabling vibrate altogether)?

Samsung S4 running Android 4.4.2 I use the Llama app to manage my profiles depending on where I am (work, home, cinema, etc.). This works well until Llama doesn't know where I am and can change ...
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Why does stock android include a shutdown option, but no restart option?

I've always been baffled by this decision. Does anyone know why this is the case? Most OEMs will add a restart option when you press and hold the screen lock button, but stock never includes one.
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Huawei Ascend P1 U9200: rooting

I own a Huawei Ascend P1 smartphone (U9200, unlocked, international version, still original Android 4.0.3 factory build B003). During about a year that I have the phone, it started being much slower ...
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What's the most common name/brand for my EM73_SIS_ALL android tablet?

Some time ago (around 2 years) I was offered an Android tablet from a friend that went to China. It's an intersting equipment, but it moves slow and the power management is very innefective. I was ...
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Flashing stock rom through cwm

Can I flash a stock rom through cwm? I have a rooted Galaxy Mega, with cwm installed and want to upgrade to the new kit kat samsung firmware. Thanks.
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Multitasking solutions to (not-rooted) Android OS and Apps out there?

For here i mean multitasking visually, which means the ability to see more than one Apps at a time. Other than Samsung's Multi Window, Popup Play (or by the Stick It! app), Pen Window, or the LG's ...
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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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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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phone not starting up

At first I swap my internal memory with external...it was successful. But sometimes the memory card dont read...It only read when i restart the phone. I was bored of this. What I did? There ...
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Number displays instead the saved contact name on Samsung note 4

As per the title, its just the number which displays instead name. I've noticed that multiple contact syncs are active and disabled all except for one which I require. But still the problem persists. ...
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How to disable street names in android voice navigation?

I'm stuck with a quite simple problem, still can't find the solution. I'd like to disable street names reading in voice navigation, to keep just simple guidance like "turn right" or "turn left". ...
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How to remove ZERO launcher permanently?

My mobile is Qmobile i6. I already reset to factory setting, but it did nothing. How to remove it?
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stock Contacts app: confusing or missing details

I'm running Android KitKat 4.4.2 on a Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo device. When I edit a contact with the stock Contacts app, I notice that: It is not possible to set a birthday field when editing a ...
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Unlock my tablet

I have a android tablet. When I turn it on there is a lock on the screen which asks for a certain amount of numbers to unlock the screen. I forgot what the code is. How do I unlock my screen?
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How can you disable wifi-related notifications?

I have an HTC One M8 and just upgraded to Lollipop today (although I had this problem on Android 4 as well). Every time I connect or disconnect from a wifi network, I get a notification. It's driving ...
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how to hard reset?

I tried rooting my samsung SM-G313HZ and somehow screwed up. I did like a dozen times of Odin firmware downloads into the phone as it kept having problem. Now, i still cannot get into Recovery Mode. I ...
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Strange dropouts in music playback

I have an old Samsung SCH-R720 running 2.3.6 and the built-in Android music app. This is acting just as an MP3 player - I got it on eBay for $10 with a bad EIN. The phone is in Airplane mode aside ...
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Shutting down resets the device

My android tab resets the device each time I shut it down, which means it never shuts down. Whenever I press shut down, it resets and restarts . Pls help
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FFMPEG on Android doesn't provide the exact crop that I need at position X,Y

I'm using ffmpeg -y -i in.mp4 -filter:v crop: 720:720:0:0 O -threads 5 -preset ultrafast -strict -2 out.mp4 The original video is on a Samsung S3 and I want to cut it to a square 720x720 starting ...
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temp root Nexus 5 in adb shell to access data folder

I want to backup a data/data/com.package.name folder but the app manifest is set to backup=false. To access the folder I want to temporary root the phone in the adb shell and then access the folder ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.