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Icon pointing to app upgraded through Play Store no longer works. What's up with that?

Sometimes when an app is upgraded through the Play Store, the icon for it in the launcher no longer points to the app. Other times, it works fine. What's up with that? Seems totally random for ...
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How to manually flash your android device?

Want to update my android version myself. The phone manufacturer isn't providing any updates. Is there a way to update from Jellybean to kitkat manually? I'm using Micromax A76 Canvas Fun. Currently ...
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Cannot push App to more than 100 Devices from the google play store [on hold]

I have more than a 100 devices associated with a single email id. However, when I open the play store to install an app, I see only 100 of those devices, and the rest are not shown in the drop down. ...
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How do I skip an Android system update and stop its notifications?

I get a message Android 5.0.1 System Update Available but no option to skip the update. In frustration, I click "download". It's not better after the download. I still get System update ...
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HTC One [M7] Lollipop update fails

I tried to update my HTC One [m7] unlocked/international to the new Android Lollipop with the OTA update that got pushed yesterday. However, it keeps failing. My HTC is rooted, and is currently ...
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Update for att s5 on tmobile service? [duplicate]

So I got an att galaxy s5 that is being used on tmobile service. Am I out of luck as to getting either the att 4.4.4 update or the tmobile lollipop update? Checked through settings and version is ...
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lollipop update bugs

I have a moto g which I updated to lollipop (5.0.2) 2 days ago. Overall I like the new features but now I can't use a digital clock widget because it won't fit on the home screen unless it's ...
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Why is Android so fragmented? [duplicate]

Why can't Android users update their devices as easily as they can with their Windows and Linux desktop computers? Why every time Google releases a new version of Android, OEMs have to intervene to ...
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why will the fota update package not load?

Every time I turn on my tablet the qfota app starts to try to downloaded an update package. It never gets past 0%. Any ideas?
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Google Hangouts not updating

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 with PAC ROM 20.0 or Android Version 4.2.2. I can't update my phone, because both Clockworkmod and Samsung don't support it. I'm trying to update Google Talk to Google ...
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Nexus 4 won't update

So I had updated to Lollipop some time ago, but due to some app incompatibilities I rolled back to Kitkat; Now that it seems all the issues with said apps have been solved, I decided to update again, ...
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how can I debug a failed restore from a full adb backup of non-rooted phone?

How can I check / see why a full backup did not work for restoring with adb? The long story: # Hello there, I need some info on how or if it is possible to make use of my full adb restore file or ...
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Why won't my phone update to Lolli, and can I force it to? [duplicate]

I was totally looking forward for the update but nothing happened, even when I went to look for updates. Weird. It's a Moto X 2nd generation, with Verizon as my provider and hasn't been rooted. I have ...
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KitKat update not available on Korean Galaxy Note II [duplicate]

My Samsung Galaxy Note II is of Android 4.1.1.1 Jelly Bean of Korea . I tried to do system updates but it shows that "Your system is already updated". How can I update my mobile? I tried to surf on ...
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Samsung galaxy S3 GT-I9300 4.3 Jelly Bean to 5.0-lollipop

I would like to know if it is possible to update my Samsung Galaxy S3, which is in 4.3 Jelly Bean, to 5.0-lollipop. And in this case, I would like to know : If it is a good idea ; Will my phone ...
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How do I flash to a newer Android version when TWRP has trashed recovery image and boot?

Hi to all Android Enthusiasts! I have done something stupid :D Some website claimed that Cyanogenmod would not work unless twrp was installed. (ChristianTroy) I had already rooted my device ...
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Flashing N9005 (N9005XXUBMI5)

Firstly the reason why I've opened this thread is because previously over a year ago I wrongly flashed a s2 and I became a little scared of flashing phones. I got a samsung note 3 whose current os is ...
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My OS update keeps failing, why?

If I go to System Updates in the Settings menu it will start downloading the latest software update. However it invariably fails, and when it does it just says it was unable to download the update but ...
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How can I revert to factory software on a Galaxy S 5? [on hold]

Is there any way to return the previous/factory Android version on a Samsung Galaxy S5 after having done the latest upgrades?
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What is bootloader?

So I have Samsung Galaxy SII Plus(Gt-I9105P) It has Stock android 4.1.2.(rooted). I wanted to flash Cynogen Mode 11 M12 To do that, they say that i need to flash boot loader 4.2.2. link What is it? I ...
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Nexus 4 rooted, stuck at CM10 for various reasons - HELP!

I've been using a Nexus 4 for almost 2 years now. I rooted it to get LTE connection. Downgraded radio and all... it was beyond my level of expertise but I managed to get LTE and CM10, along with a ...
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Cant Update My Android

i have problem while updating my android from 4.2 to 4.3, the problem happens during the updating when i boot in recovery mode and update zip from sdcard i choose the update package and take about 5 ...
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Couldn't Download Android update 5.0.2 Nexus 7 2013 LTE

I have a Nexus 7 2013 LTE edition that has just received its Lollipop 5.0.2 OTA update notification. When I try to select the update it fails immediately with the message "Couldn't Download". Also i ...
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How to perform system upgrade using 3G instead of WiFi?

I use my android device as my home internet service - for the most part it works ok with occasional dropouts which was a known issue with my phone (Moto G 2nd gen 4.4.4) so was pleased to find out ...
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How do i Update my encrypted phone (CyanogenMod 12)?

I want to encrypt my phone (Xperia M). It has CyanogenMod 12 with cyanogenmod recovery. Wanted to know if I could update it the normal way, flashing through recovery, or some other way.
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Android software update

I am with Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Android 4.2.2 JB which has to be upgradable up to 4.4.3 KK. However the software actualization keep fails due to a lack of free memory in the phone and SD card. It ...
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how to root my lava iris fule 50

How to root my lava iris fule 50 android 4.4.2 mobile ??? please help me out with screen shoots on how and figure out the exact screen shots on upgrade it to 5.0
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System app was not signed correctly

My phone shipped with an outdated version of TouchPal. When I try to update the app through the Play Store, I get this error: Package file was not signed correctly. Uninstall the previous copy of ...
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What can I do to stop the Lollipop update prompts if I don't want to update my KitKat?

I have some bad experience with my 1st gen Nexus 7, after updating to Lollipop. It made everything so slow, as to be completely useless as a device. I had to factory reset it. My Moto G is less than ...
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Voice typing quit

After a phone update, my google voice to text is no longer working, microphone is no longer on my default keyboard. Settings, language/input is supposed to have an option to enable/disable google ...
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Update Android device, but not to latest version

I have an Android device (Asus Nexus 7) running Android 4.4.4. The latest version is 5.0.2. But in order to investigate a bug report on my app, I want to update to 5.0.1. When I select "System ...
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Problems updating my One M8 from 4.4.3 to 5.0

In december 2014 I got my HTC One M8 from amazon.de. (Note that I live in germany) I purchased the Phone without any SIM lock. While it is a good phone I have not received any update for android yet. ...
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Can not update to lollipop due to TWRP recovery

I use Nexus 7 2012 wifi version. I rooted the device and installed TWRP recovery on it when it was on 4.4.4. Now the lollipop update of 5.0.2 is available to install, whenever I download the update ...
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Cannot update to Lollipop on rooted Moto G 2nd Gen

I have rooted my device a few days back. Today I received Lollipop update for my Moto G 2nd gen. I downloaded the updates and clicked on install updates. When I clicked on Install updates, it powered ...
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some issues in moto g 2nd generation after lollipop version

After updating my Moto G 2014 to Lollipop I have started experiencing some issues as I don't know how to get it fixed. So the problems are: Autorotate option isn't showing, If I tried pressing and ...
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Is it possible to upgrade the Galaxy Tab 10.1 (GT-P5113) from 4.2.2 to a higher Android version? [duplicate]

I have an unrooted Galaxy Tab 10.1 (GT-P5113) running Android 4.2.2 I want to upgrade the Android version there, however, I have no idea how. Right now the tablet claims it is up-to-date, but we all ...
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Access to primary mail account lost after upgrade

I am so frustrated with this (January 2015) upgrade: I have a Nexus 4. I had email accounts set up on phone. No problems then with this upgrade, with transfer to GMAIL, it recognizes my two work ...
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Kitkat or lollipop in Samsung galaxy tab 3 lite 3g [duplicate]

Currently my device is running android os JellyBean.Is there any way to upgrade it to kitkat or lollipop?I tried to update using phone but it says no upgrade available. Thanks in advance for help. ...
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Fail updated OTA 5.0.2 moto g xt1033

I got a notification that 5.0.2 is ready but when Android shuts down to install update it returns error (with "Software update unsuccessful" messege. My moto g is no rooted, lock bootloader, still on ...
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Can the version of bluetooth on a phone be changed?

My phone has bluetooth 4.0. A smart device I purchased requires BT 4.1 in order for the phone to provide BT call and message notifications. This seems like a software change. Can I somehow update ...
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Nexus 7 2013 error upgrading from 5.0.1 to 5.0.2

The 5.0.2 update fails. This Nexus 7 (2013) has not been rooted or anything special like that. I double tap to install update, it reboots, starts the install, then just says "error" in red over the ...
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Why did maps not auto update?

Yesterday I was using the Google Maps app and every time I tried to change the mode of transportation away from driving it would crash giving the message "unfortunately google maps has stopped ...
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Duplicate Provider Authority error

My android phone alcatel-one-touch-idol-x is asking me to update Google Play Store services, however when I hit update it will stop with the Duplicate Provider Authority error. Ive noticed that others ...
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Play store app updating process

I have recently updated an app (specifically WhatsApp messeneger) vía play store and some friends of mine can't see the new version on the store yet. How are updates managed in the play store? When a ...
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Is it safe to install Android L on my Nexus 4 (January 2015)

I have a Nexus 4 that was killed (battery) when Google released android 4.4. It was the bug regarding battery being drained by the WiFi. It was such a pain to make Google sending me a refurbished one ...
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Unable to upgrade and install whatsapp

I didn't checked whatsapp in a few days, so I tried clicking into it, I got a message like this version of whatsapp is too old, please upgrade. I clicked the upgrade button and was led to the google ...
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How to install ClockWorkMod recovery on a Samsung Galaxy S2 plus gt-i9105?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 plus (GT-i9105), running Android 4.1.2 (Jellybean). I really tried evereything – with Odin, with apps, with other programs. I tried to update with Samsung Kies, but that ...
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How to update my android OS? [duplicate]

Before two months my mobile phone was up to date in Android OS. I have updated my phone Nexus 5 to Android Lollipop. And After on Month, My mobile phone display was damaged,And i sent it to the LG ...
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Error:- invalid partition setting

I have xolo Q700S KitKat, now I've successfully rooted my device. Now I want to update it in lollipop, I downloaded Xolo One's Lollipop update.zip file & I tried to update via ClockWorkMod ...
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Update and then root Infocus M512. Device Found but is offline. Can't enter Fastboot

I am having a really frustrating time updating the firmware on an Infocus M512 as a prelude to then rooting it. I am using the (flawed but usable) how to at this site, ...