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Kitkat or lollipop in Samsung galaxy tab 3 lite 3g [duplicate]

Currently my device is running android os JellyBean.Is there any way to upgrade it to kitkat or lollipop?I tried to update using phone but it says no upgrade available. Thanks in advance for help. ...
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Fail updated OTA 5.0.2 moto g xt1033

I got a notification that 5.0.2 is ready but when Android shuts down to install update it returns error (with "Software update unsuccessful" messege. My moto g is no rooted, lock bootloader, still on ...
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Can the version of bluetooth on a phone be changed?

My phone has bluetooth 4.0. A smart device I purchased requires BT 4.1 in order for the phone to provide BT call and message notifications. This seems like a software change. Can I somehow update ...
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Nexus 7 2013 error upgrading from 5.0.1 to 5.0.2

The 5.0.2 update fails. This Nexus 7 (2013) has not been rooted or anything special like that. I double tap to install update, it reboots, starts the install, then just says "error" in red over the ...
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Why did maps not auto update?

Yesterday I was using the Google Maps app and every time I tried to change the mode of transportation away from driving it would crash giving the message "unfortunately google maps has stopped ...
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Duplicate Provider Authority error

My android phone alcatel-one-touch-idol-x is asking me to update Google Play Store services, however when I hit update it will stop with the Duplicate Provider Authority error. Ive noticed that others ...
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Play store app updating process

I have recently updated an app (specifically WhatsApp messeneger) vía play store and some friends of mine can't see the new version on the store yet. How are updates managed in the play store? When a ...
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Is it safe to install Android L on my Nexus 4 (January 2015)

I have a Nexus 4 that was killed (battery) when Google released android 4.4. It was the bug regarding battery being drained by the WiFi. It was such a pain to make Google sending me a refurbished one ...
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Unable to upgrade and install whatsapp

I didn't checked whatsapp in a few days, so I tried clicking into it, I got a message like this version of whatsapp is too old, please upgrade. I clicked the upgrade button and was led to the google ...
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How to install clockworkmod recovery on samsung galaxy s2 plus gt-i9105?

How to install clockworkmod recovery on samsung galaxy s2 plus gt-i9105? sorry for my bead english so my galaxy 2 is a gt-i9105 with android version 4.1.2 jelly bean i reaky try evereything with odin ...
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patch the OS without manufacturer source [closed]

Having a brandless android with 4.0.3 version, after a (self) reset to factory (thanks to capacity screen with cheap battery loader) some problem occur. Mainly the home, back button (on screen, no ...
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How to update my android OS? [duplicate]

Before two months my mobile phone was up to date in Android OS. I have updated my phone Nexus 5 to Android Lollipop. And After on Month, My mobile phone display was damaged,And i sent it to the LG ...
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Error:- invalid partition setting

I have xolo Q700S KitKat, now I've successfully rooted my device. Now I want to update it in lollipop, I downloaded Xolo One's Lollipop update.zip file & I tried to update via ClockWorkMod ...
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i need help with my phone storage

how do I boost my internal phone storage and deleting apps is not an option and the same with deleting files? I tried insataling storage boosters but didn't work
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Update and then root Infocus M512. Device Found but is offline. Can't enter Fastboot

I am having a really frustrating time updating the firmware on an Infocus M512 as a prelude to then rooting it. I am using the (flawed but usable) how to at this site, ...
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my samsung galaxy ace is not opening after update

i try to install a new android version to my phone but my pc shut down and update interrupted ,now i can't open my phone? Can you help me what to do to install again android os from the begin ?
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Nexus 5 lollipop update notification not showing up

My nexus 5 was showing the lollipop update notification till mid December. Now this is not showing up. While checking for system updates it shows the current time and os is up to date. Any one please ...
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Cannot navigate a gt-p3113ts after system update?

I just received a Samsung gt-p3113ts from school and oddly enough after playing with it just for several minutes, it wanted to update the OS. It ended up updating twice (one larger update and then a ...
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System Update Downloaded

I have Nexus 7 (Android 4.4.4) and got message: System update downloaded Android 5.0.2 System Update But when I press on it, nothing happens. How can I install this update? UPDATE: About ...
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How do app updates work if the system partition is read only?

I have a Android phone (Samsung). It comes with a whole bunch of pre-installed stock apps. Q1: Is it correct that these stock apps are stored in the read-only partition /system? Since getting the ...
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update.zip just for fixing file permissions, possible?

I soft bricked my colorfly g808 by following this guide (Japanese) http://bl.oov.ch/2012/12/android-421-mvno-sim.html I didnt do it using adb shell but using a terminal emulator in the phone itself, ...
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Can I skip KitKat and flash Lollipop directly from Jelly Bean

I have a Nexus device with Jelly Bean installed. Can I flash directly to a Lollipop image or should I update to KitKat and then flash Lollipop?
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Is factory reset neccessary when updating cyanogenMod?

I have rooted my phone and have TWRP installed. I am updating CyanogenMod 11 to 12. Do I need to do a factory reset/ Clear data partition to proceed or can I do without it?
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Nexus 4 won't upgrade to Lollipop [duplicate]

Bought a factory refurbished Nexus 4 today. It started with jellybean on the first boot, a few updates later it gets to 4.4.4. Now it tells me that my system is up to date. I have another Nexus 4 ...
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How to force software update on Android 2.3.4 model GT-S5830D Galaxy Ace

According to what I've read on line, it should be Setting -> About Phone -> Software Update, but in the About Phone section I don't have that option. Just Status, Battery use, Legal information, ...
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Why did auto-upgrade Lollipop not hit in my Moto G 2nd Gen? [closed]

All,I am very excited to look forward to taste Lollipop in my Moto G 2nd, From the read, I was told Moto will auto-upgrade the Android system in their device from 4.4 to 5. I already checked my phone, ...
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Remove root via update

I want to remove the root, i.e. unroot the phone Nexus 4. The automatic factory image downloader using Nexus toolkit takes ages (for some reason). I also read somewhere that updating your rooted phone ...
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Musics player stops working when the tab is tilted to landscape!

I am using I ball Slide 72363G17 4GB, I just had an firmware update and after that, whenever I tilt the tab to landscape while playing music, music player stops working by showing the message ...
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How to get Lollipop update for Nexus 5? [duplicate]

I bought Nexus 5, it had android 4.4.2. I updated it to 4.4.3 and 4.4.4, but I am unable to update it to 5.0. It says that system is up to date and it has been this way for a few hours. I know that ...
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Android how to update Kitkat 4.4 from 2.3.5

I have ZTE N 860 phone run android 2.3.5 and I want to install new android version 4.4 can someone help me to do that thanks.
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Updating android version [duplicate]

I have Gigabyte GSmart Tuku T2 and it runs 4.0.4 version of android. I don't have update software option in my settings. Is there any way to update my android version to jelly bean?
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Cant use smart update(Delta update) [duplicate]

i have question about delta update: is delta updates world wide what version of android work with delta updates is all apps support for delta updates is there any work to do to activate this feature i ...
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nexus 4, 4.4.3 update stops on error when installing

I got an update for KitKat 4.4.3 on my nexus 4 phone but when I install it it downloads and when it re-boots it reaches halfway and shows error. I've tried to do the upgrade after a factory reset as ...
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Update Android SDK Platform Tools via Command line

I want to write a script to update the Android SDK platform tools and I need the command if available to run in order to achieve this. What I have found is that I can use the Android command under the ...
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Update to Android 5.0 Lollipop on Nexus 7

I currently own a Nexus 7 (2013) device, but after updating the OS several times, I am stuck at Android 4.4.4. I know that Android 5.0 Lollipop has been released for the Nexus 7, but I don't know why ...
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problem installing over an app installed from google play

I encountered The following issue on two samsung galaxy s4 devices: When trying to install a newer version of an by clicking an APK file in an email message it works o.k.. If trying to install ...
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Nexus 4: cannot update from 4.4.3 to 5.0.1 directly, why?

I have here a Nexus 4 with Android 4.4.3, now whenever I try to use the updater I just see the message that there is a new version 4.4.4 But as I understood google already released 5.0 and 5.0.1 for ...
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Automatic update process on Nexus 4 after downloading file

I have Nexus 4 and I got an offer to update to Android 5. I started the process and the downloading of file took a long time so I decided not to continue with updating immediately but next day. Next ...
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Ellipsis 7 tablet jelly bean 4.2.2

i have superuser installed on my ellipsis 7 (android jelly bean 4.2.2 ) tablet and it has the permanent unroot feature. if i use this does this mean that i can not root my tablet again in the future? ...
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Why doesn't Google Play perform partial updates, rather than re-downloading the entire app? [duplicate]

I would like it if Google Play could download only partial app updates, instead of re-downloading the entire .apk file. On my 4.3 device this doesn't exist. Is there any reason behind this?
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Updating Nexus 5 from 4.4.4 to 5.0 a month late

So my parent's nexus 5 is currently on 4.4.4 and I want to upgrade them to 5. When the initial 5.0 OTA was released they told me they got the notification to upgrade to 5.0 but they didnt update ...
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ASUS Memo Pad 10 Android upgrade

Does anyone achieve to upgrade his ASUS Memo Pad 10 to Android 4.4 or later (5.0) ? It seems like there's no solutions for this, I've search on xda developpers and on cyanogen, without finding ...
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Is it possible to upgrade/replace built-in “contacts” aplication?

I was wondering if it is possible to build "Contacts" from ASOP/Google sources, and then replace original -single application- provided by phone manufacturer? This concerns device without root. I ...
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Prestigio Multipad 8.0 HD Tablet Stuck On Installing Update

I have been attempting to fix this tablet for like 3 hours. I have managed to get into recovery after 1 hour. The volume buttons were messed up. Now I am flashing the official firmware from the SD ...
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Can't update android on Cubot x6

I have the same phone as my friend CUBOT X6 MTK6592. But he can't update his android version and don't have option "Wireless update" to do it in "Settings > About phone" like I do. My android: ...
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Nexus 5 > Lollipop upgrade notification lost

I have an LG Nexus 5 and I am running Android 4.4.4 on it. I've been seeing a notification telling me there's an upgrade for my Android OS for several weeks now (Lollipop upgrade), but I've been ...
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Nexus 7 - 2013 - missed 5.0 rollout?

My nexus 7 was showing "update available" but after thinking "You know if it's crap I don't want to deal with it now" (and reading later that there were some problems) I left it, 2 weeks later (a week ...
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How to figure out what the Android Software Update is?

I just received a "Software update" and in the details it says important [sarcasm] stuff like: Size: 91.45 MB Improved stability. [WARNING: The devices will be restarted during the ...
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Nexus 7 has the wrong release keys

I had a rooted Nexus 7 that I recently updated to Lollipop, lost root, re-rooted, and now I'm trying to update to 5.0.1. Unfortunately, the OTA image I've downloaded is to update from LRX21P to ...
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Android 5 update randomly aborted on my Nexus 4

I have a Nexus 4 phone. It's not rooted nor customized with any mod. Today I (finally) received the update to Android 5.0.1, which I downloaded. After the download, I clicked on the Restart and ...