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Is 4.1 the best for this 4? yr old device?

In my pile of devices I have what looks like a "Galaxy Tab 2 10.1". I believe it is 4?? years old. It has 4.1.2. When I try to update, it looks like I cannot update any further. 1) Is there a way ...
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moto g2 system update problem

My moto G2 device is running on Android 5.0.2. I can't update the system software while on the mobile network. When i an trying to update it's notifying "system update is available in home network ...
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How can I view history of application updates/installations?

I erroneously updated an application in the Google Play store. The update appears to have deprecated some features and I'd like to revert back (e.g. sideload the APK) of the previous working version. ...
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whenever I attempt to update or install an app I get and error

I have been trying to update apps and install games for a month. I have looked all over for help. I was told to turn phone off and then back on and go to step two which didn't work. The problem I'm ...
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What does my Samsung Galaxy 5 consider an App?

After a recent phone update (which took too long due to "too many apps") I saw the total apps updated was over 700. I only have 69 apps on my phone. Why the discrepancy? What does my android phone ...
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Updating Android without internet

I am using Lenovo a6000 plus with android (4.4.4).A new version has released. I have downloaded the new version by using Internet. Now my data pack is exhausted Will I able to install the new version ...
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Change my Theme after new update

After the new Android System Update, the overall theme has changed from the inverse/high contrast theme (black background, white text etc.) To the current standard theme (white background, black text ...
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why does it say i need to “sign into my google account?”

I use a nook as a tablet and I only have one account and I did sign into my google account but it won't let me update any of my apps and it's always saying "I need to sign into my google account" what ...
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LA Times app not reloadable on old phone

I lost the LA Times app V.2.5) on one Incredible II (Android 2.3.4) but have it on another. Current Play Store version not compatible. Any way to transfer from one to another, or download?
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How to update Android 4.0.3 to Android 4.1 Allview Alldro tablet

I want to install a game on an Allview Alldro Speed tablet that requires Android 4.1 or better. I found out that my tablet has the 4.0.3 version (what a bad luck!) and the developer stopped updating ...
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MOTO E not turning on after upgrade

Run the update on my moto e yesterday, and after installation, it shut itself off an couldnt turn it on again. I got 1 or 2 blink led while pressing power for 10 seconds (this only if it is plugged), ...
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Antivirus software keeps asking me to update it, even though I have done so

When I update my antivirus on my LG G3 phone it completes the update. Then I attempt to do a scan and it tells me that I must update my antivirus. When I attempted again it tells me I have the current ...
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Can I use Samsung Core Prime's (SM 360H) lolipop update of Philippines region on Bangladesh region? [duplicate]

I am using Samsung Core Prime for a while. But It hadn't launched lolipop firmware for till now for Bangladesh region. But a lolipoo update is avaiable for Philippines region. ...
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My phone is soft-bricked after ADB update

This is the problem: I always connect my phone to computer, to charge it, but I tried to execute ADB shell into recovery mode. 1- I've entered into recovery mode 2- I tried to go to "Apply update ...
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App's not installing after download complete?

I'm facing a problem while downloading apps.I have recently rooted my android which is Samsung galaxy tab 3 smt210r.But after a couple of days i am facing a problem that is when i download an app it ...
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Upgrading android on a lgl34c (optimus fuel) [duplicate]

I would like to upgrade my OS. I have rooted with kingroot and was successful. Is it possible to do this? If so how?
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HTC One M8 boot into recovery mode after updating to Android 6.0

I am not an Android expert so I didn't try any root, flash, custom ROMs or custom recovery modes. All I did was approving to update my HTC One M8 to Android 6.0. After downloading updates and ...
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“Failed to connect to server”

I have a Polaroid tablet that is stuck in version 4.1.1 and won't connect to the update server. I am trying to set up users on this tablet and I believe the first step is updating the operating ...
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Nexus 4 end of support

I think I've read that Nexus 4 will not receive monthly security updates any more. But I couldn't find the official information, other than this general page. Can you help me with this ?
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Why do I get “IMS Service Has Stopped” Message after update

I've got an Galaxy S5 neo with Android version 5.1.1. and a recent Android software update has brought with it an annoying popup message that reappears 3 seconds after being dismissed. It reads: ...
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Upgrade from API 8 to 16

I have a Samsung ace device with API 8. I would like to know if there is a way to upgrade it (to API 16 if possible). Thx in advance.
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Undo app updates?

How to undo app updates? I was on terraria while it was updating, after that I lost my character and my world! It says the save file of my character was created with a newer version and could not be ...
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Why does my phone on 6.0.1 download the entire app all over again when updating?

I have 2 devices, my Cherry mobile One G1 running 6.0.1 (an Android One device) and my old Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet running Jellybean 4.2.2. When installing updates on my tablet, only the a ...
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HTC ONE M7 (802W) “Phone Storage Not Available To Store [..]”

I've been trying all day to resolve this problem. I have a ROOTED with TWRP recovery HTC One M7 Dual Sim 802w, I used a custom ROM because the stock 5.0.2 L was draining my battery very fast. But a ...
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How to use an older version of an application?

I was using an application. Then the multiplayer mode stopped working, so I decided to reinstall it. After I uninstalled the app, I realised that an update had been made and my Android version is too ...
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Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Deletes All Of My Photos & Videos

My Infinix Hot2 X510 (Running on AndroidOne) got Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Friday, this is the good news :). The bad news is after updating the system all of my photos & videos are GONE, ...
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How can I know whether the TWRP has been installed in “read only” mode?

I have Nexus 5 D820 running Android 6.0.1 (MMB29K). I flashed TWRP (v2.8.7.x) and while doing so I vaguely remember that I opted for a read-only installation so that the future updates will work. I ...
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How can i remove the new google updates? Especially keyboard?

How can i get rid of lollipop 5.1 update? Is there a way to use the previous version on my tablet? Please ?
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Play Store Downloading of Updates Stuck part way through download

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 & I have 3 updates in the Play Store. When I click on them they start to download but part way through between 40%-60% they will just stop downloading. The phone looks ...
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Can't update samsung galaxy s4 to lollipop

So i recently bought a phone from an independent seller. When trying to update the phone from kitkat to lollipop i'm getting "Registering device" which is then followed by the error message ...
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How to make google play updates the apps one-by-one?

How to make google play updates the apps one-by-one (in sequence). Notes: - Device is unrooted, and rooting is not an option. - Auto-update is needed and updating manually is not and option. Thanks ...
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Can anyone confirm updates to an application are what causes the notifications to turn back on?

I have turned off all notifications in Android 5.1.1 (although from my research, it doesn't appear to be limited to that OS- 4.3 and up at least). It appears every time I update the app, it resets the ...
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Rooted Android device and more regular updates?

My current Android phone Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9506, Android 5.0) has much outdated software and OS. I would like to get much faster update cycle. The current Android and Samsung support cannot ...
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Why is Marshmallow 6.0 and not 5.2?

Jellybean to KitKat was 4.3 to 4.4. KitKat to Lollipop was 4.4 to 5.0, which is understandable because there were huge changes in runtime as well as interface. But why is Marshmallow not 5.2? It ...
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How do I change timer alarm tone in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge +?

I upgraded from Galaxy Mega to Galaxy S6 Edge +. There is no menu button. In Galaxy Mega, part of the menu contains changing the timer alarm tone. How do I do that in S6 Edge +? Galaxy mega has ...
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Can I make the weather widget depend on wifi rather than location?

I upgraded from Galaxy Mega to Galaxy S6 Edge +. The weather widget seems to depend on me turning on 'location' (which I'm guessing is the renaming of GPS). In Mega, I need only Wifi. Now, I have to ...
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Upgrade Sony Xperia M Dual C2005 to Lollipop CM12

want to upgrade my Android OS from Jellybean 4.3 to Lollipop but unfortunately Sony has ended it's support for my phone, Sony Xperia M Dual-SIM C2005. I've searched in google about Sony Xperia M ...
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Where do I find the latest upgrade options for my phone?

So, I got the Huawei Ascend G6 and I haven't been able to upgrade since Jelly Bean. Last month, my sister who bought the exact same phone just a week after I did, came to me complaining how her ...
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Android WebView upgrade/degrade issues

I'm using an Android application utilizing system WebView. After Android OTA upgrade up to 6.0.1, WebView's major version was 47. As far as I have had some issues with this version (specifically, ...
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Is it possible to stop certain apps from updating via Google Play? [duplicate]

A friend of mine updated a certain app and I don't like the choices the devs made. I'd rather stay on the current version. I know that I can set Google Play to not update apps automatically. Thing ...
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Update WebView system component on KitKat

does anyone know a way to update the WebView system component on KitKat. I'm running 4.4.4, I think people get updates in Google Play in Android 5.0 and above but I would like to update it on KitKat ...
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Can I cancel an Android update?

My Motorola Ultra is running 4.4.4 and I've been holding off on upgrading to the next one since I don't want to lose any possibility of getting root. However, this morning when the notification popped ...
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Can't update to WhatsApp latest version

I got a message saying I was running on an old version of WhatsApp and that I must update the app from Google play store. However, when I try to update, it hangs at the message saying Updating and ...
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Is there a way to set a time frame for updating applications?

I would like to know if there's a way to limit when the applications are updated by the system. For example, I set the system to update applications only between 00:00 and 03:00. If an app has an ...
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Why am I not able to select VLC player from inside the BubbleUPnP app?

I noticed after the updated of my Nexus 7 from Android 5 to 6.0.1, that my DLNA app BubbleUPnP (Version 2.5.5.1) stopped detecting video players. I am trying to view a video from my library with VLC ...
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What specifically prevents OTAs from being taken on modified /systems, and why can't it be shut off?

I have had a constant nightmare with not being able to take OTAs on any of my (rooted) devices. They boot into TWRP, complain about the build fingerprint, and won't install, so I have to wait for a ...
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Is it possible to get Android 6.0 if you have any Android 5.0 device? [duplicate]

As you may know, Google came out with the new Android 6.0 but it is not available in my country right now. I was wondering if I bought an Android 5.0 device from the store, would I be able to upgrade ...
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Factory reset for every Cyanogenmod Update?

I plan to install Cyanogenmod on my new Android phone. For this first install, I've to do a factory reset - what's no problem on a factory new phone. But do I have to perform this factory reset on ...
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Android 5.0 “updating contact list” error

After updating my android 5.0 (lollipop) phone (Samsung Note 3 N9005) my contact list couldn't open. When I want to open my contacts there was always a process like "updating contact list" and I ...