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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 ...
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Need shortcut for Galaxy S4 “GPS Only” shortcut

A week or two ago AT&T rolled out another forced update that I didn't want and didn't give me a chance to deny it! I tried to postpone but it ignored me and forced the update anyway. This new ...
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Install GMail 4.9 on 2013 Nexus 7 with Android 5 “Upgrade”

How can I install gmail 4.9 on my Android 5.0 tablet? I just (ignorantly) upgraded to Android 5.0 on my 2013 Nexus 7. Unfortunately, doing so also upgraded my gmail to version 5.0, which I do NOT ...
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Will the TSF Shell Launcher run smoothly on Android 5.0?

I am currently using the TSF Shell Launcher on LG G2 and really enjoy it. There are some great features that I am looking forward to on the Android 5.0 update, but I may be a little hesitant to ...
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Is there an easy way to update my HTC Evo 4g to ICS?

I just got a Sprint HTC Evo 4G, and discovered it is running Android v2.3.5 (Gingerbread). I manually checked for updates, which downloaded the latest security patch for 2.3.5 Gingerbread, but did ...
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How to 'force' update apps?

I am currently using Huawei's smart phone. The has KitKat installed and it is rooted. Huawei's app center shows that updates are available for a number of apps (not system) but the same apps ...
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How to fix file permissions on Android 5 so that a certain app can access certain files?

Background: I had a rooted Nexus 4 with Android 4.4.4 that was working well. Then I got the notification to update to Android 5. To this end, I flashed the stock recovery for Android 4.4.4 from Google ...
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Moto G Google Play Edition 5.0 Update [duplicate]

I have a Moto G Google Play Edition running Android 4.4.4. Shouldn't I have gotten the 5.0 update already?
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N4 lost data connection after Lollipop update - sign into network HOME

I've been unable to use the data plan on my Nexus 4 on a Straight Talk plan after updating to Lollipop. Data's not working, and I keep getting a notification that says "Sign into network HOME". When ...
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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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Updating from version 4.4 to version 5 let me to a dead phone

I have a Nexus 5 celullar. I was asked by the system to update some features. In fact it was to update to a new version: Android 5. I accept the request and give the celullar do its work. At the last ...
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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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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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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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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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Why can't I update my Nexus 4 to Lollipop?

As I understand it, Android Lollipop (5.0) is now generally available over-the-air. My Nexus 4 briefly offered for an hour or two to install it. I said yes, and watched it start to download. When I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Vanilla Android [closed]

I hope I don't post this in the wrong place. It's been known for the life of Android that upgradability of the device is one of main reason when deciding to buy a device. Among the main stream ...
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Updating Samsung Galaxy behind firewall

I'm a software development guy and I'm working on introducing Samsung Galaxy tablets within a large organization with a strict firewall policy and all HTTP traffic is routed through a non-transparent ...
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Link2SD fails for application updates

I have rooted my Xperia M and installed Cyanogenmod 11 (Android 4.4.4). Since the internal memory of my device is limited, I am using Link2SD (3.5.2 free) to link apps on my SD card. The problem I am ...
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Trying to perform a system update crashes the Settings app

I've bought a Lenovo A7 3300 16GB tablet running Android 4.2.2. I tried to updated my tablet to the last version of Android by going into Settings > About phone > System update, but when I tap ...
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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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Bypass account screen when updating defective apps

I picked up a Digiland tablet for testing. Its a throw away tablet, and it will probably be passed around as others use it for testing. I'm trying to update the various apps through Google Play, but ...
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Intex Router Sign into wifi network error on LAN

I'm a Broadband user and running 7-10 computers with same connection. My BSNL Modem is directly connected into LAN thus I don't have to Connect every time via dialing while accessing internet. Now ...
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“Device management downloading” notification: why and how to get rid of it?

I see "Device management downloading" notification. It appeared when I was not using the phone: why did it appear and how can I prevent it from appearing again? I don't want to update my phone's OS. ...
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how can we clear whatsapp conversations in our contacts

I have a doubt on whatsapp msgs.my frd msg me on whatsapp I seen the whole coversation.on the next day I didn't find any conversation in my phone.I face this situation from couple of my frds.Is it ...
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Is it safe to update my Samsung Galaxy Neo to KitKat?

The Samsung Galaxy Neo is officially receiving a KitKat update, which is supposed to bring fixes and performance improvements. Will I experience any problems if I update to the latest version, like ...
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Can't find Android 4.4.4 ROM for ZTE Score [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade my ZTE Score (Gingerbread 2.3.4) to Android 4.4-4.4.4 with a custom ROM. I can't find a place to download a custom 4.4 ROM. Where can I find a ROM for my ZTE Score?