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Galaxy Note 1 has become slow after upgrading the phone 4.1.2

My Phone (Samsung Galaxy Note) has become really slow after I have upgraded my phone with 4.1.2. And I don't have any much data in my phone. I am really unhappy with this update. Can we do something ...
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No “delta updates” in Google Play Store on Android 4.1+

I have noticed that since updating my Asus TF300T to Android 4.2.1 (official stock rom) I no longer receive delta updates (i.e. where only changes are downloaded instead of the complete file). Before ...
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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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Does Galaxy Mini S5570 support ICS?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 running Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread). I know that the official support for Galaxy Mini ends here. But I have come across tutorials for upgrading from Gingerbread to ...
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Nexus One stuck in a reboot loop after a failed system update

I think that the device may have lost power during a system update and it now won't boot. It sticks in a reboot loop. Can I re-flash it easily? I suspect the firmware is broken.
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Upgrading a Samsung S GT-I9000 (to anything >2.1)

I'm new to Android, but my sister recently got a second-hand Galaxy S GT-I9000. It runs on 2.1, which means that it does not have Google Play. Apparently 2.2 does, and the device seems to be able to ...
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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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Update Xperia Mini Pro (SK17i) to Jelly Bean [duplicate]

How can I update my Xperia Mini Pro (SK17i) to Jelly Bean (Android 4.2)? Please provide me the best step by step guide.
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Unable to update or uninstall LiveWare

I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S, and I am unable to update or uninstall LiveWare. Every time I try to update, a message pops up saying: Error package file was not signed correctly. Uninstall ...
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Samsung Galaxy P1000 stuck on black screen

I Have a Galaxy Tab GT-P1000N. Its Android version was updated via Odin 3, from Android 2.2 to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread [XWJQ8]. Everything is going fine but after the rebooting my Device (it's auto ...
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Differnce in between Android 4.2.2 and 4.2.1

Just updated my HTC One X from cm-10.1-20130119 to cm-10.1-20130304-EXPERIMENTAL. The only difference I noticed is my android is now on 4.2.2 from 4.2.1. Can anyone list me difference in between ...
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CyanogenMod logo loop

My mobile, HTC One X was on CyanogenMod 10.1 which received a update cm-10.1-20130304-EXPERIMENTAL. Once the update package download is completed, I tried to update it via update settings but it ...
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Any ideas on when 4.2 will be available for my phone? [duplicate]

I have a Motorola Electrify M 4G through US Cellular and I received the 4.1 Jelly Bean update OTA nearly a month ago and I'm a bit eager to get the 4.2 version but I can't find anything online about a ...
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Restore colors after Android update

I bought an Xperia t two weeks ago. When I plugged it today, I've been asked to update Android, what I did.. Now the sms "chat" changed color and display format.. many other things changed color and ...
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Galaxy Note 2 JellyBean update

I have a Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 running on Android 4.1.1 JellyBean. The 4.1.2 update has been released a while back, but I still am reluctant to upgrade. I have read over the Internet that it causes ...
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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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Android 4.2 for Asus Transformer tf300t

I bought an Asus Transformer tf300t tablet. It runs on Android 4.1. I really need the multi-user feature of the Android 4.2. I read that Asus will provide an upgrade for all the Transformer series ...
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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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Installing Jelly Bean on Ice Cream Sandwich tablet

I just bought this China-made tablet, Ainol Novo Flame, and it has Ice Cream Sandwich installed on it. Is there anyway to install Jelly Bean? I Googled some and couldn't find a good source. Do you ...
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How to update The Samsung galaxy S2(GT-I9100) to 4.1.2 Via Ubuntu 12.10(AMD64)

The title sais is all Question:How to update The Samsung galaxy S2(GT-I9100) to 4.1.2 Note: I am using Ubuntu 12.10
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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 Cyanogenmod from 9.1 to 10.1 without losing information?

I am running Cyanogenmod 9.1 on my Samsung Galaxy SII, and would like to upgrade to version 10.1. Is there a way to do this upgrade without wiping all my apps and settings from my phone? If not, is ...
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What is the typtical Android OS Upgrade policy?

I noticed that our HTC Thunderbolts were upgraded from Android 2.3 to Android 4.0. That is very nice, I thought it would never upgrade. Now that it did, I am wondering, why / what rules qualify an ...
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Phone won't turn on after attempting to upgrade Galaxy S to ICS

I tried upgrading my Galaxy S to ICS like I did my Galaxy S2. I used the exact same steps. However, Odin froze and shut down. So, I unplugged the phone, powered off, and went to power back on in ...
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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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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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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 update samsung galaxy tab p1000 i.e. 2.2 to 2.3. using ADB?

I am updating the OS of my Samsung Galaxy tab p1000 (i.e. 2.2) to 2.3.6 using adb. I am using the steps below: Check whether device is connected or not using ADB. C:\Users\PC>adb devices ...
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How to take screenshot on GT-19100 with ICS 4.0.4?

My Samsung Galaxy GT-19100 phone is stopped taking snapshot after my up-gradation from ICS 4.0.3 to ICS 4.0.4. Volume (-) key and power button pressing together is not taking snapshot now. Is this ...
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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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Red exclamation mark when trying to update Nexus 7.

Every time I go to update my Google Nexus 7 to Android Jelly Bean 4.2, it fails and shows the Android logo on it's side with red exclamation mark (!) on. Why won't it let me update 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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Samsung Galaxy Ace keeps updating Samsung app store

I recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Ace and tried to get onto the Samsung application store on the phone. It said that there was an update for the application so I downloaded it and tried to get ...
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Is it possible to install a higher Android version on a phone and have it still running smoothly?

I have an LG Optimus One P500 phone which has an official update limited to Android Gingerbread 2.2.3. But I've heard of people installing ICS custom ROMS on their phone even though officially it is ...
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Sony Xperia U not working after failed update

I've been having problems for some time with my phone connecting to my pc/charger which Sony advised me to correct with the latest update. However, when I tried the update failed twice and now my ...
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Updating ADW Launcher for Cyanogenmod 7

I'm running Cyanogenmod 7.2.0 Sholes on Motorola Droid with the ADW Launcher. The free version on the Market is an updated version of the one in my system's mod. Is there anyway to update it in the ...
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Samsung galaxy s2 upgrade problem

I want to upgrade my Android version 2.3 to the newest firmware version. I am using Odin v3.04 but when I put file into the PDA section and turned the phone into download mode and started the upgrade ...
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Automatically update all Apps

I have some problems with the update feature for some apps. I cannot update them via Google Play, because there is no "Update" button, only the "Installed" button. However, there is clearly a new ...
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Google Play app hangs during updates

I have Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman with android 2.3.4. Recently, every time I try to update my apps over WiFi, the updates get stuck and I have to cancel that particular update to proceed. Now, ...
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Update to 4.1.2 on a Nexus S with CWM and broken USB port

I have a Nexus S, rooted, with CWM and a stock 4.0.4 ROM. The USB port is broken(only charging works), so how do I go to stock 4.1.2 update? If there is a way to manually apply OTA, that'd be great. ...
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Obtaining some 4.0 functions on a 2.3 phone through rooting?

I'm thinking of maybe rooting my phone, for various reasons. But one of the main ones is that I find the current version of Calendar, amongst others, that I have, very lacking. And I'm almost sure the ...
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Installing “xyz firmware” vs Rooting on “xyz firmware”.

What's the difference between rooting on a particular firmware and installing a particular firmware? Does that mean to root on "xyz" you must have installed "xyz" on your device?
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Do I need to wipe when upgrading from CM10 to CM10.1?

I am using CyanogenMod 10 on my device and saw that CM10.1 (Android 4.2) is available on get.cm. If I upgrade, do I have to wipe my phone or will it just work? Or what problems will I have to expect ...
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What are “Manual Updates” in Google Play Store? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do some of my apps show “Update” and some show “Update (manual)”? I have been using Android for a long time now, updating the apps regularly (but not in the "Allow ...
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Android 4.2 Nexus 7 Update “Assert failed: apply_patch_check()”

When I try to update my Nexus 7 from 4.1 (Jelly Bean) to 4.2 (also Jelly Bean) it works fine up to a point where the little android (with the rotating shape) lays down and has a red warning triangle ...
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Why aren't Android updates published simultaneously for all users in the same continent? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why aren’t the manufacturers updating the phone to the latest Android version when it’s available? Why aren't Android updates published simultaneously for all users in ...
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How exactly does operating system update work on Android devices?

Today I have received my first Android device, to be more precise a GOClever Tab A102.2 tablet. I have noticed that it runs as operating system Android 4.0.4 so I though why not update it since the ...
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Accidentally hit PIT during Odin update now phone is stuck

I was attempting to flash a handset using Odin, and accidentally clicked on the button marked PIT, and now the Odin is saying similar to this message - 'connecting phone ------ pc'. Also, the ...
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S Memo missing after OS upgrade

I have upgraded Galaxy Note to Jelly Bean (v4.1.2). The problem is it does not have the S Memo application installed. Can I get that application and install it to my Galaxy Note? If not, then how do I ...