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Signed update.zip utility that backs up partitions to SD card?

I have a stock, unrooted Motorola Atrix 4G running Gingerbread 2.3.6. Due to an unexplained problem, I do not have significant access to the regular operation of the device, nor do I have USB access ...
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Updating my Xperia U to the ICS firmware 6.1.1.B.1.54 instead of the official 6.1.1.B.10

I'm using the official Sony GingerBread 2.3.7 with firmware 6.0.B.3.184 on my Xperia U and I want to use the latest 6.1.1.B.54. I've tried using Sony PC Companion/SUS but it tries to update my GB to ...
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How can I easily find out what has changed in an app after an auto update notification?

When I get a notification about an app update I often wonder what changed in this update. Is there a quick & easy way to find out? (No typing.) Note: This is with auto-update enabled, when the ...
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Upgrade HTC Thunderbolt 2.3.4 to Android 4

I have an HTC Thunderbolt running Android 2.3.4. I am no longer using my carrier, Verizon, so I cannot do an automatic update. I know that my device can run Android 4: ...
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Why can't I update my device?

I have a Galaxy S3 (GT-I9300), my current Android version is 4.0.4. I am trying to define software updates for it, via the Software Updates screen. (Settings > About). However, I get "Unable to ...
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How to upgrade the HTC One X (with AT&T) from ICS to Jelly Bean from Indian telecome?

I purchased HTC One X unlocked (with AT&T) with Android ICS. I am using this phone in India with Airtel SIM. How can I upgrade the device to Jelly Bean?
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Broken recovery mod!

My Sk17i phone(Mini pro) is rooted. And used CWM to install a custom "Unlimited" Rom, then restarted after installation. And now my handset keeps boot-looping. After I tried to fast boot, before ...
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Unable to update Galaxy S3 Android after flashing CWM

I just unboxed a Samsung Galaxy S3 and immediately, before first boot, rooted it installing CWM Recovery and SuperSU. I found it to be not the best idea, becuase I forgot to launch the Samsung update ...
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i5500 update from 2.2 to 2.2.2?

I have got a Samsung Galaxy GT-I5500. Actually there is Froyo 2.2 running on it. I read that with 2.2.2 there got a bunch of bugfixes released. Even though i know Froyo is quite old I never ever read ...
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Manually updating samsung home app

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy Y phone. I couldn't help notice that the Samsung Home app in my mobile phone misses a lot of features in comparison to that in more expensive models of Samsung phones. ...
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Sony xperia 4.1.B.0.587 firmware update fail

While I was updating my Xperia Neo L to 4.1.B.0.587 firmware, I turned off my phone accidentally. Now, my phone has got a repeating-reboot, I just see the Xperia logo and home screen. When I touch to ...
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Is upgrading to Touchwiz 4.0 /ICS supposed to wipe your desktop?

Recently received ICS on my Galaxy Note. After it installed, my entire desktop was wiped, and basically restored to factory settings, including dopey things like the S Memo widgets and gigantic ...
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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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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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Huawei ideos s7 slim Honeycomb update - is it possible somehow?

I got this new tablet and I have to write an application which live streams video. I know that since 3.1 this is natively supported on Android. Since the s7 is a tablet I think that there should be ...
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how do i upgrade my rooted LG optimus-c to the newest version of android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? I cannot find a place to download the most recent stable version or even where to find it for my phone.
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How can I set a song as a ringtone using the newest version of the Music app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set a custom MP3 as a ringtone for other notifications? How to set MP3 ringtone in Android (Nexus S) Pressing a track in the Music library no longer offers ...
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How can I update my Desire S from Android 2.3.3 to Android 2.3.4? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS in my device? How can I update my Desire S from Android 2.3.3 to Android 2.3.4? Is it possible to update the OS for this model?
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Is 2.3.3 update available for Google Nexus S & Samsung Galaxy S2 Phone's in India [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? Is the 2.3.3 update available for Google Nexus S & Samsung Galaxy S2 available in India . I am building ...
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SIM lock question

I intend to buy a new sim-unlocked at&t LG G2. So I want to know is there a possibility that an update will ever relock it again? Am I free to root it and install custom roms without relock ...
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IMEI = NULL in Samsung Galaxy Note 3

I have a Galaxy Note 3 FM-N9005 which had base band version N9005ZHUDMJ9 and build number JSS15J.N9005XXUDMK2 running on jelly bean 4.3. I searched for its latest firmware on Sam Mobile and there was ...
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Battery Boost?Drain?

I recently updated my Note 2 to 4.3 and it has been working quite well. But today in the train I was using it and the battery level drained to 20%, Since the battery was low, I switched it off and ...
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Can I upgrade My Xperia Arc S To Jelly Bean after the rooting

I am planning to root my Xperia Arc S and want to know whether will I be able to upgrade it to Android Jelly Bean.
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Are there “end of life” plans for Android?

I am wondering if there is a schedule for Android versions or devices to reach end of life some day? The term end of life refers to a state when developers decide to stop supporting a certain software ...
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Jelly bean upgrading Problems

My new Samsung Galaxy Advance S is running with android Gingerbread. I am thinking to upgrade it to Jelly Bean. I am very new to Android devices. I have following basic questions Are there any ...
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Can I install Ice Cream Sandwich on my HTC Wildfire? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my device get the Android 4.0 update (Ice Cream Sandwich)? Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? Please, I want to install Ice Cream ...
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Update Server Connection Issue

I Have bought Galaxy Sl - GT I9003 , two days back. Region: India I have Android Firmware Version: 2.2.1 , BuildNumber: FROYO.DDKF1 When vere I try to to update the firmware OTA,it gives me ...
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Unable to flash official Indian JellyBean ROM on Samsung Galaxy Note GTN7000 SHV-E160l

I recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note GTN7000. When connected it to Kies it shows as galaxy note SHV-E160l. I tried to flash Indian Samsung official JellyBean 4.1.2 update to it via ODIN. I have ...
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How can I install an updated version of Android on my device? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? I have an Android mobile device which has Android 2.2 and I want to update it to Android 2.3. What possible ...
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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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blocking Spyware for good [on hold]

How can I find out who is receiving my messages and locating my device? How can I block them?My messages are being read and deleted before I get to them and I'm synced to my wife's computer and phone ...
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Run java without root

I am using a Karbonn Titanium S1 plus with an android version 4.3. In my phone, I want to run java apps. So, how can I do that?
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will zenfone a450 be updated to android L and further? [duplicate]

well there is a lot of movement that is ongoing in lower mid range of android smartphones. my question is about asus zenfone a450 cg. is it going to be updated to Android L or not? it has got a ...
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how to update software of micromax A50 with windows 8 32-bit [duplicate]

I want to update software of my phone(micromax A50). so please can you guide me the step by step process?
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How to boot htc desire ss510e into recovery

I want to install 4.0 ics on my htc desire ss510e, so i want to know how can i boot into recovery in order to install the custom firmware. Please help!!
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What are the android versions suitable for Samsung Galaxy Pocket? [duplicate]

Why can't samsung galaxy pocket GT-S5300 be upgraded to android version of jelly bean 4.1.2? It's just being upgraded to 4.1.1 why so? I've rooted my mobile, but its getting upgraded to ICS 4.1.1 ...
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updating a game with Apk file?

Ok im new to android as I used to be an iphone user so this question may not make any sense. Im used to jailbreaking but now I have a sg note 10.1 and im so lost with a few things. However, I ...
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S/W Upgrade mode problem

I have a LG P999 and I want to flash the baseband however when I go into S/W upgrade mode (Volume down + power button; without battery) my PC does not recognize the phone :(. When its connected and on ...
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What's the name of the manufacturer of my really cheap Chinese tablet?

I recently got into high school. I've received a really cheap Chinese tablet as a gift. I can conclude this because it's Box just says "Android Tablet PC". No model name, No manufacturer name, NO ...
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upgrade android 4.0.1 to 4.2 on ubislate 7Cx

hi i recently purchased ubislate 7Cx. since it is very slow in running application and sometime it hangs I want to upgrade to 4.2 or 4.3. how can i do it? ubislate 7Cx is running on android 4.0.1 and ...
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How to upgrade to Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) for an ASUS Transformer TF300 or TF201? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my device get the Android 4.1 update (Jelly Bean)? If the Android device is a tablet but not a phone -- such as for ASUS Tranformer TF300 -- then how can the ...
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Samsung galaxy tab upgrade with android 3.0 honeycomb [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my device get the Android 3.x update (Honeycomb)? I want to upgrade my samsung galaxy tab from android 2.2 froyo version to 3.0 honeycomb. Please provide me ...
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How can I root my galaxy S3 i9300 on android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean? [duplicate]

I want to update my S3 the latest jelly bean. Please provide me an easy-to-follow step by step tutorial on rooting my S3 i9300.
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How do I upgrade my Galaxy i5510 2.2 froyo to 2.3 Gingerbread? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS on my device? can any one tell me how to upgrade Samsung galaxy i5510 2.2 froyo to 2.3 Gingerbread
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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 ...