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When updating an app, is it newly installed or only part of it updated?

While updating an application, is the application newly installed, or only updated-part added to previous application? Is it possible to download only updated part of the application?
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Turn off app update notification sound

Does anyone know how to turn off sounds for notification of app updates? Turning off notification sounds also turns off message tones. This is becoming really annoying as phone beeps every time an app ...
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App update for removed countries in google play store

An Android app was available in all countries in the playstore. After a few months, the app was removed from one country ("country XXX") what will happen if a new version of the app becomes available ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 - wifi keeps dropping

I recently downloaded the software upgrade 4.4.2, I think it was. After that I couldn't keep the wifi connection at work. At home, no problem, automatic connection, if a bit slow. At work, I can ...
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Stuck on flying colors since 15 hours

I have updated my Nexus 4 to Lollipop and its stuck on the flying colors since 15 hours. Please let me know if its normal or have some problem as im a bit worried because of the same
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i cant install update, verification failed

so i rooted my mtn steppa wich is running android 2.3.5, i then installed an app that amazingly tweaked my phone , it made my phone perfom even better, i went on with the tweaks. then i switch off my ...
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Can I update my [rooted] phone using downloaded OTA zip file? how?

My phone (HTC One M7) is rooted, so I can't update it simply by accepting update option in the settings menu. I downloaded a zip file from a forum for an OTA available for my phone. Now how can I ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 update deleted Play Store and a bunch of other Google apps

Today my Galaxy S3 alerted me that there was an update to Push Services available. For once I actually thought "hey, let's not dismiss this update" and went through the whole process. There were no ...
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Phone log shows numbers not Contact Names after installing Samsung S3 Security Update

My Galaxy S3 was working great until I installed a security update yesterday (26/11/12). Immediately after, the names dropped off the calls list and it is now showing phone numbers only.
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Nexus 4 and Android 5

I had my nexus 4 rooted , i have heard that rooted phone would not get updated over WIFI so i Factory Reset my phone , will it now get the update or not? no signe of update notification yet
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HTC Desire U 327 [duplicate]

I had HTC Desire U. I need upgrade it from 4.0.3 to at least 4.1 as of because IRCTC app need it. Will any custom ROM for it OR suggest any trick. Following is info of my device. HBOOT 1.30.0008 ...
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Android update fails

Android 4.2.2 update fails on my Alcatel One Touch Idol S . The hardware is hardly the issue since it worked smoothly on my wife's phone which is exactly the same model. Specifically, Android ...
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Android Lolipop broke my enyrpted nexus 7 (2012)

I just received the update and now my device does not boot any more. I comes to the point where I have to enter my encryption password. The first time it did this it said: “Unfortunately your ...
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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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4.2.2 update error on Samsung Galaxy s2 plus GT - I9105P

i got a Over The Air update for 4.2.2 on my Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus. I'm in India. After installing the update my phone rebooted and now it doesn't start. it only loads and shows the samsung's logo. ...
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System update on restart takes to TWRP

I guess everyone got notification for downloading update for android 5.0 lollipop on nexus 5. When the download is complete and the phone is restarted, it takes me to TWRP screen and I could not ...
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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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upgrade os android 4.2 jelly bean to os android 4.4 kitkat [duplicate]

Admin I want to upgrade my android device 4.2 jelly bean to 4.4 kitkat. My device has the 4 gb rom and I gb ram. Is there anyone can help me? Mueed Khan
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Nee Zte Max/Zte n9520 Rooting Help

I have a Boost Zte Max also known as Zte n9520. I've also seen it called a stormer. I had it rooted but I reset my phone and need to root it again. This time I want to make sure its done properly so ...
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ZTE StarTrail : Android Update 2.2 to 2.3.3 or an other version

I'm new android user. I just buy un android phone: ZTE StarTrail. The current version is android 2.2 (Froyo). I would like update my system to 2.3.3 or an other version. i saw there is version each ...
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SuperSU lost binary code after updating my OnePlus One… How do I fix this?

I have a OnePlus One... Rooted myself using TWRP... A week ago my phone asked me to update and after that, whenever I try to open SuperSU, it says "There is no SU binary installed, and SuperSU cannot ...
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Upgrading Samsung GT S 5302 problem

While updating samsung galaxy gt s 5302 to jellydroid unfortunately i deleted OS zip using pc. Now pressing Volume up+ home+lock button i cant find any os related zip file please help me to recover my ...
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Android 2.1 will not update market or any apps

I'm still using an old Sony Ericsson X10 mini (not rooted). It's still running ok, although a bit slow. What I periodically do to make the device again a bit faster is reinstall the firmware using ...
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Update last checked ^ 1

When I navigate to settings -> about tablet -> system updates, it tells me updates were last checked "^ 1" instead of giving a date and time like I expected. Clicking on check now does apparently ...
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Why hasn't my Galaxy S3 received the 4.3 update?

The title explains it all. I have an year old Galaxy S3 which runs Android 4.1.1 (stock ROM). Yesterday, my friend received the 4.3 update however, I haven't. Samsung Kies says that the latest ...
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What is Google's OTA phase deployment strategy?

I have always wonder what is Google's deployment strategy for OTA for latest software updates. I do know that they do it in phases but, do they do it base on time zone? model's serial numbers? In ...
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Android version updates for Motorola and Nexus phones [duplicate]

How long will Motorola and Google provide Android updates to their models Moto X(2013) and Nexus 5? Is there a limit or a deadline to these updates rolling in? Google has said that the newer versions ...
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How to install System updates in HTC ONE SU

My handset HTC One Su (t528w) showing notification of system update to 4.1.1 from present 4.0.4 . When ever I click on install updates. it reeboted and log into bootloader menu . How can I install the ...
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Upgrade Galaxy Note 3 to KitKat 4.4.4 [duplicate]

I have Galaxy Note 3 phone, and its last updated software is KitKat 4.4.2, but I heard that Samsung made it official to the Note 3 to be updated to 4.4.4. Does anybody have an idea how to get the ...
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How frequently are Android apps in Google Play updated?

I wish to know how frequently apps in Google Play are updated on average? For instance, statistics such as average number of apps updated per day or number of days in-between 2 successive updates of ...
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Unable to update Nexus 4 stuck at 4.2.2

I tried every possible way to update my Nexus 4. When i update to 4.3 it goes in to a boot loop. Same goes for 4.4.4 update. I tried to use custom rom, but no luck there. I already tested with factory ...
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Android 4.2.2 update error

After rooting with Cyanogenmod and updating my Galaxy Tab-p1000 into android 4.2.2 from Froyo 2.2, when I attempt to download apps from Play Store, the install button in the play store page for apps ...
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inconsistent update message under Android 4.3 [duplicate]

I've got a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition that has been rooted. Lately I have been getting a notification at least once a day. When I tap on the notification it says: Information =========== ...
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Power and volume down menu… What kind of trouble am I getting into?

Model ZTE N9500 Carrier: Sprint Messing around with various button combinations I found this one and up popped a very interesting menu my question is. What are the respective purposes / consequences ...
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How can I update the default stock browser (com.android.browser)?

I have version 2.3.3 of the stock android browser on my phone. I know there are newer versions out that support features that I want which are not available in 2.3.3. However, I do not see any ...
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4.4 Update (Sprint Galaxy S3) disabled pattern lock, can i reenable?

This morning I applied the 4.4 update on my Galaxy S3 (Sprint). I noticed that I can no longer use a pattern lock. The message: "Turned off by administrator, encryption policy or credential storage" ...
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problem upgrading firmware [duplicate]

I have samsung galaxy tab plus. It runs on Android 3.2. So i want to upgrade it to latest versions. As much as I know, the latest OS it can support is Android Ice cream sandwich. In the process, I ...
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Installing/updating apps over mobile data

On my LG G2 device running Android 4.2.2, I can't seem to install or update any applications while on the mobile network. I can still access the Play Store but upon tapping "Update", the download ...
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How do I update Android on my device?

This Community Wiki question is designed to be the "canonical question" for questions asking how to upgrade one's device to a new Android version. I want to get a newer version of the OS for my ...
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Updating Nexus LTE (2013) from 4.4.3 to 4.4.4 with TWRP

I bought this Nexus LTE on a classified site and the guy who sold to me said that it is network unlocked since the device was available only for certain region. Having that said, I didn't had to time ...
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Software update imobile IQ X OKU [duplicate]

I have recently swapped my iPhone for another android, being the I-mobile iq x oku (thialand phone). seems a pretty good phone so far as per the spec but its got the old OS on it. it is currently ...
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Samsung S4 Active turning itself off

I hope this is the right place to ask this question. I'm using a Samsung S4 Active with stock Samsung-branded Android. Since I updated the OS from 4.2.2 to 4.4.2 my phone is sometimes turning itself ...
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same phones different vendor change in power usage

My wife and I both have Galaxy S5 phones. Mine is ATT and her's is by Verizon. Both were purchased as unlocked phones, both have performed very well. Up until about a month ago both of us had really ...
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When will my device get the Android 4.4 update (KitKat)?

Android 4.4 (KitKat) was officially announced on October 31, 2013. (You can review the high level changes in KitKat at the official Android Developer's site or the announcement on the official ...
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When will my device get the Android 4.3 update (Jelly Bean)?

Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) was officially announced on July 24, 2013. (You can review the high level changes in Jelly Bean at the official Android Developer's site or the announcement on the official ...
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When will my phone get the Android 2.2 update (FroYo)?

Android 2.2 (FroYo, short for "Frozen Yogurt") was released over the Summer 2010, however not all of the devices that will get this update have received it yet. Each manufacturer and carrier needs to ...
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When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)?

Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) SDK was released on December 6, 2010. (High-level user highlights) Of course, not all devices will get this update right away and others won't get it at all. Each ...
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When will my tablet get the Android 3.x update (Honeycomb)?

Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) was released in February 2011, however not all of the devices that will get this update have received it yet. Each manufacturer and carrier needs to add their custom ...
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When will my device get the Android 4.0 update (Ice Cream Sandwich)?

Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) was officially announced on October 19, 2011. (You can review the high level SDK changes in Android 4.0 or the official changelog at the official Android Developer's ...