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I can't update my Nexus S, shows error screen. What to do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: can't update, can't do a factory reset My Phone (Nexus S) keeps pestering me to update the OS. But, every time I try, it restarts, displays the cute robot error ...
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Package error “package file was not signed correctly” when updating Google+ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Updating GPlus Signature Error In trying to update Google+ I receive: "package file was not signed correctly uninstall the previous copy of the app and try again". The ...
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How to upgrade Galaxy Nexus from 4.0.1 to 4.0.4

I would like to know how to manually upgrade my Samsung Galaxy Nexus from Android version 4.0.1 to the latest 4.0.4. I got this phone in Australia and it is currently running the "yakjudv" build ...
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Samsung SII rom update

I'm a big fan for RR (Resurrection Remix rom) and I'm following it's news and updates since V.1.8.1 But there is something I don't like with rom updating in general, each time updating the rom I need ...
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How can I upgrade my Samsung Galaxy S2 to the latest kernel?

I have an SGS2 with Gingerbread 2.3.4 and kernel version 2.6.35.7-I9100XXKG1-CL349526 se.infra@SEP-39 #2. I heard that I can update the kernel to a newer version, but I have a few questions before I ...
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Can I update my Nexus One to Android 4.0, and how do I do it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my device get the Android 4.0 update (Ice Cream Sandwich)? I've never even used Android before, and I've been given this Nexus One for app development by my ...
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Upgrade small-screen phone to Ice Cream Sandwich?

I'm running 2.3 (Gingerbread) on an Xperia mini, and Sony Ericsson recently announced the availability to upgrade to 4.x (Ice Cream Sandwich). My understanding is that ICS is geared more towards ...
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How To Selectively Update Applications On Google Play?

I would like to know how to update manually only apps that I want and not all apps at once when every other day they get updated again. How to checkmark only specific apps I want to manually update?
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Issues with automatic update on a rooted Epic 4g touch

So my phone originally had (before the root) Android 2.3.6. After the root process, it ended with 2.3.4 and it keeps telling me to update. A few things aren't working for me anymore, and I'm not sure ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 - If I apply the update and install TouchWiz, will it hurt me?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet. I love it. I think Google's default honeycomb UI is fine, but Samsung wanted to improve upon it with their own UI called "TouchWiz". Following an annoying ...
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Why does Android offer updates for all the gmail accounts on the phone?

I have multiple gmail accounts on my phone and I get Market and other updates listed for each of these accounts. That is simply annoying. How can I disable that and instead set one account as my ...
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How to enable multiple users on Google Talk for Android 2.3.4? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Use Google Talk with multiple accounts I always use two Google accounts. One for personal use, and the other for professional-related things. On my phone, I have Android ...
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Android Updates: Why Carrier Involvement? [closed]

Why is it possible that Android users have to wait until their carrier releases an update and iPhone users get their updates directly from Apple?
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App Updates - Are they dependent on Google Market?

I noticed on another android phone there were "updates" such as new Youtube, Gmail, etc. I never received a notification for these on my device. Are these delivered via Google Market, or is there ...
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Is there a way see if any of the apps on my phone have updates available?

Is there a way see if any of the apps on my phone have updates available? I occasionally get a notification that updates are available but is there a way of checking manually? If I clear the ...
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Google play error after updating 4.0.4?

I have some problems with google play after updating to 4.0.4 on my Motorola xoom. The store doesn't open and gives Server error!!
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How to check if an available update will take up more storage or less than the one currently installed version?

How can I check if an available update of a given app that I already have installed will take up more or less storage space than the one currently installed from the information in the play.google.com ...
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Nexus S Update 4.0.4 screen sensitivity issue?

I updated my Nexus S to Android 4.0.4, which is amazing for battery charge time, but I have a problem with touch sensitivity. It's lagging and registering touches in place that I did not touch. ...
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Are firmware updates secure?

Now that mobiles are being used for payment systems, I'm more concerned about the security on my Android device. I would rather not be the first to be vulnerable to some malicious code that happened ...
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How and when is Android's default browser updated?

I am used to browsers having exploits found on them being fixed and having new versions of the browser with the fixes. In the Android native browser it seems there is no such process. Does this mean ...
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What's the “MTC Мобильная Почта” update on my Samsung Galaxy?

What's the wierd looking update that's just turned up on my Samsung Galaxy phone? "MTC Мобильная Почта" by "OJSC Mobile TeleSystems". The review section has lots of one-star comments saying its ...
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Are there any risks to flashing a ROM?

Are there any risks to manually flashing a stock or custom ROM? Does it have the potential to brick the device? Will it void my warranty? Will I stop getting updates? Anything else I should be aware ...
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How to reinstall/upgrade android OS in my phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS in my device? I purchased MicroMax A60 mobile phone which was not provided with any PC suite. This phone in-built comes with Android V2.1 Eclair ...
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Why do the “Successfully updated” notifications disappear?

I noticed a weird behavior when updating applications with the newer Gingerbread (2.3.5?) and now Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0.3) builds. It might also be the case with other versions, but I have not seen ...
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How to upgrade google play app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Phone not updating Market to Google Play? I'm having 3.4.4 of google market. But google has change it to google play and upgrade it's app to 3.4.7 But it doesn't ...
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Where can I find local installation files? [closed]

I'm rather new to Android development. Where I work there are pretty tight security measures (firewall etc) preventing me to download API 15 from within Eclipse. We configured Eclipse's proxy ...
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Android hangs after rebooting when upgrading to 2.3.5

I used HTC's update software functionality to upgrade my Android to version 2.3.5. Though, upon reboot all I get is the cryptic icon (a phone and a red triagle with an exclamation mark inside). When ...
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rooting Samsung captivate with the new gingerbread release

I just got a message from my cell provider that the official Gingerbread release is out for the Samsung Captivate. I recently rooted my phone so I could install non market apps. Will I have to un root ...
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Is there a way to upgrade my Galaxy to ICS (even by rooting)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my device get the Android 4.0 update (Ice Cream Sandwich)? I have a Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 5 (YP-G70), it currently has 2.3 installed on it. I would love to get ...
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Can I update my Galaxy Nexus manually?

I'm having a problem with music playback stutter on my Galaxy Nexus, and after searching about it for a while it seems the problem was fixed on update 4.0.4. Unfortunately, my phone is still on 4.0.2 ...
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Software update never worked in Samsung Galaxy S2

Whenever I try Settings -> About Phone -> Software Update -> Check for update I get the error message "Connection failed" More Information - I am connected to Internet. and Internet works in my ...
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Nexus S ICS update problem restarting by itself

I have a Nexus S (european edition, no super amoled screen), I upgraded to ICS in December but I think it has problem because it restarts itself very often and I don't know what have caused this ...
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Will Android 4.x (ice cream sandwich) will be available for Samsung Galaxy SL (gt-i9003)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my device get the Android 4.0 update (Ice Cream Sandwich)? i have samsung galaxy SL with me and it has android 2.3.6 ... if i can install android 4.X in this ...
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Rooting and updating to Official Updates

I have a S2. I want to root my phone to use the amazing apps out there Not to install custom roms. Can i still get access to the official updates from Samsung ?
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Can I set the schedule for automatic Market updates, e.g. every night?

Is there a way to schedule when the Market updates my installed apps? Ideally I would like to run it late every night, that way I won't have to be bothered with them when I'm actually using the phone. ...
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I it necessary to SIM unlock my Samsung Galaxy S2 to use a custom ROM?

I want to upgrade my Galaxy S II to Android 2.3.5, and my provider only has 2.3.3. So I have to use a ROM from samfirmware.com. Do I have to SIM unlock my phone before installing one of these ROMs? Do ...
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How to install android 2.2 (froyo) on Nexus One

I have a rooted nexus one with the android 2.1 update1. I have received the OTA notifications for a system update for the 2.2, but it didn't succeed. I must have the phone rooted (for now) so I can ...
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Upgrading my phone - what happens to the apps?

I've got an HTC Incredible 1, going to be upgrading to a Rezound. How do I get the apps (both free & purchased, some on the SD some on the phone) from my Incredible to the Rezound? Free isn't ...
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Is it possible to permanently supress app updates? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to hide updates from market? I've been using a certain app for some time now, but according to the many 1-star reviews the latest "update" has got, it breaks ...
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How to keep Apps, that are banned from the offical market, up to date?

Sadly, a few fine Apps are banned from the official Market by Google (e.g. Transdroid): How can I keep those Apps up to date, without visiting the project sites regularly?
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Updating Droid X running leaked Gingerbread to official release without root

I have a stock unrooted Droid X running a leaked version of the Gingerbread update (system version 4.5.588). How can I update to the official release (system version 4.5.596) without root?
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How can you tell if your Nexus S is CDMA?

I am trying to flash ICS onto my Samsung Nexus S, but I'm getting the error E:failed to verify whole-file signature. Really irritating since this is described by many to work. I'm guessing that my ...
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Apps' update status in Market app not always reliable?

So this is kind of a two fold question but it all falls under the same umbrella of update status reliability and might even be caused by the same factor. First, this morning I saw that my Logitech ...
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How can I update ROM of a generic Samsung Android device? [closed]

I have a set-top box which has a Google vendor ID 18D1:0005. I have installed it's driver with Zadig and now there is an Android device under "libusb (WinUSB) devices under Computer Management -> ...
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Are Android OS updates region specific?

Well, I have a Galaxy Ace with 2.3.3, build XWKPY and Samsung Kies doesn't show an update to 2.3.4 yet. I'm thinking of manually updating it through Odin and I need to know if I can just download any ...
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Android “Tethered” update mechanism

Based on Android CDD document, a device must support an update mechanism to system software. It may be one of following kinds: Over-the-air (OTA): by Settings > About Phone > System Updates to ...
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What build of ICS do I need for Nexus S baseband I9020XXKF1

Baseband version: I9020XXKF1 Current software build number is GRK39F on Android 2.3.6 I seem to have a pretty much unrecognised baseband version of the Nexus S. I brought mine carrier-free in the ...
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Upgrading Galaxy i7500 to OS 2.x

I have a Samsung Galaxy i7500. The OS version is 1.5, and I believe Samsung did not publish any updates (other than a 1.6 (Donut) in one country). Is there any way to upgrade my phone to Android 2.x? ...
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How do I get my rooted Incredible to install the latest Verizon update?

Leaving aside the question of whether the update is a good idea or not -- I'm tired of seeing "update available. Install?" show up every other day. I click "Yes", and it tells me rebooting in ...
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How to update all your apps from the Android market over web?

I constantly get multiple update notifications on my Android phone. How do I go online from my computer and update all my applications to my phone?