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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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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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Update Android on unlocked phone [duplicate]

I have a prepaid account at T-Mobile and I am using an unlocked Galaxy S3. My current Android version is 4.1.1 and Kies tells me that it is the latest version. However, we know that KitKat is ...
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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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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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1answer
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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 to stop the annoying update reminders from coming up every day

They are very annoying and I want to cancel the reminders completely. EDIT: sorry I wasn't clear about my problem. Here's some more information. The update screen has the text: Install System ...
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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 ...