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Why aren't my apps updating automatically?

i recently bought a Nexus 5x and installed all my previous apps. Everything was ok until i realized that Play Store was not updating automatically any of the aplications. I have checked the options ...
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How to reset an Android device with pattern lock

My android phone pattern was wrongly entered and I dried doing a hard reset thus; I turn off the phone and removed the battery, I waited for about a minute and inserted the battery. I pressed hold the ...
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restoring msg & media of outdated whatsapp

The last two backup messsges msgstore-2016-07-19.db.crypt 9 size 7229.35kb & msgstore.db.crypt 9 size 7175.74 kb. How do i uninstall & reinstall. Please help.
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Quickly change volume

Just downloaded marshmallow. I used to be able to hit the volume and change the volume for calls, orifications, etc. quickly. Now I can't do that, it only has ringtone. Do I really have to go to ...
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Android OS Updates On Nexus

I was considering buying Nexus 6P however there would be new Nexus by next September so i was wondering if any one would clarify this rumor. A friend said that he heard from a Nexus user that a Nexus ...
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Samsung galaxy note 4 problems after update to marshmallow

I had tha same problem as this person here, then I have done what they said, but it didn't help me. Then I couldn't enter to recovery mode, therefore I have used Odin 3 to flash other version of ...
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How to upgrade Android on Nesus 6 after it`s downgrade

I have an Nexus 6 phone in my company which is used for automatic testing purposes. After release of Android 6.X our framework was not ready to work with new permission system so we downgraded Nexus 6 ...
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Won't update system - HTC Vivid

My htc vivid won't update the system from the settings or check for updates on the phone. I keep getting "Error" server unavailable. I reset my phone to factory settings and it still has same error ...
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Android ignoring imported dictionary

I recently upgraded from Nexus 5 to Nexus 5x. I used the automatic process to move my data from the old device to the new, and everything went smoothly, except for the dictionary. I type in Hebrew (I'...
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Is it necessary to update android apps

Recently i got a new android smartphone and i want know if its necessary to update android apps frequently.The reason for asking this is 1)does updates for android apps reduce the battery usage? 2)...
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Is there any custom ROM for the Acer Iconia B1-710 Tablet? [duplicate]

I have an Acer Iconia B1-710 Tablet (codename B1-710) with Android v4.1.2 and the following: Kernel: 3.4.0 Image: Acer_AV051_B1-710_RV04RC01_WW_GEN1 Cores: 2 CPU: MTK 8317T, 1.2 GHz RAM: 1 GB ROM: ...
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LG G3 not recieving Android 6.0 update

I recently acquired a LG G3 and I have read that you should get a notification saying you should be able to update to Android 6.0. This has not been the case for me, and trying to update my phone via ...
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Update Galaxy 5.1.1

I just tried to update to the latest software (i believe it's 6.0 but not sure) and it said I needed to delete 3,235 mb. I deleted about 7 gigs and it still will not allow me to click on the continue ...
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How to upgrade Android kernel version

I am running a Android device with a kernel version of 3.4.5 on a soc made by mediatek (MT6582). Now recently I found a within post with the stock untouched KitKat based kernel for MT6582. This new ...
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'Failed to update, try again later' popup massege appear when i unlock the phone

I am using vivo Y31L which is not rooted yet. Whenever i unlock the screen, a popup messege appear saying "Failed to update, try again later." what it means? I tried to manually update system OS. But ...
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Stop notification of whats app messages when other application is running updated to Lolipop 5.1?

Hi i am using Samsung Galaxy E7 and upgraded the os to lolipop and now what issue i am facing is. whenever i am seeing and image or using calculator, and suppose i get whats app message then the ...
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Google Play Services Update/ Google Play Services Have Stopped Working

*UPDATE: I think part of the problem is this, there's a notification in my notification panel with an icon that looks like an exclamation mark in a triangle and it says "Account Action Required" and ...
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Hasn't Marshmallow been released on AT&T Galaxy S6 Edge + yet? [duplicate]

Hopefully this is the right place to post, it seems to follow the help center. I am from the US and have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge +. Recently AT&T said that they would be releasing Marshmallow ...
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I plug my note 4 into my 2008 mountaineer display says usb empty after marshmallow update

After update to marshmallow car stereo says usb is empty on my note 4
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Galaxy s5 upgrade from 5.0 to 5.1.1

How do I manually upgrade my Samsung galaxy S5 from lollipop 5.0 to 5.1.1 as it doesn't want to upgrade by itself. I'm in Namibia and the baseband version is G900HXXU1BOL2.
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Re-installing Whatsapp

I have been using Whatsapp on my Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 GT-S7275R for a long time. Two days ago, a message popped up saying that my app was outdated. So I started to update it. It gets stuck on the ...
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Will upgrading a Sony Xperia M2 from Kitkat (4.4.4) to Lollipop (5.1.1) slow down or speed up the overall operation of the phone?

My partner has a Sony Xperia M2: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sony_Xperia_M2 specifically the D2303 version with the Qualcomm MSM8926 processor, running Android KitKat / 4.4.4 (Build number 18.3.1....
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Hard Reset Fail on huawei mediapad

When i tryed to Hard reset my Huawei Mediapad the Android logo apears but when it gets to the loading on 10% Big red FAIL apears and small yellow text says Update Failed Press the Power key for 10 ...
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Phone downloads mysterious file

I wasn't doing anything with my phone, when I pulled it out of my pocket a notification saying "-tWW3IHZgSg - Download complete." was visible. This file was in the downloads folder, I copied it to my ...
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Software installation

I got stuck in Huawei Logi and wont start, then I did this instruction "Download the same build you had before getting stucked or newer one, Extract it and transfer "dload" folder to the root of FAT32 ...
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Does You Android drains battery after system update?

I've recently received 2 updates for my Samsung Galasy S5 (SM-G900F) Android 5.0 There was security patch 2015-05-01, and some other update. I can not prove that, but my battery drains like 3x ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is not recognized by PC or Kies 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is not recognized by PC or Kies 3. Also, is there any new update for note 4 SMN910F or now because my Android version is 4.4.4 and doesn't receive any new updates, and every ...
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ePub files disappear after upgrade to Lollipop

I use my Galaxy Tab 4 mainly for reading, and so had a collection on of PDFs and epubs stored on the device. I connected it to wifi and it asked to upgrade from KitKat to Lollipop which I did. After ...
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Unable to Update HTC One M8 to Android 6

My HTC One M8 phone has just gotten the Android 6 update (like a week or few ago). I successfully downloaded and unzipped the update. However, I was the confronted with this screen (sorry for the poor ...
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Rolling back app update

A recent app update (adding annoying adds) has been caused some stability issues, app crashes, etc. How can I roll back a Google Play store app to a previous stable version?
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Android not updating from 6.0 to 6.0.1 for Moto G 3rd gen

I'm on a UK Moto G, 3rd gen, 8GB storage, 1GB memory. While I was on Android 5.1.1, I ignored the Android 6.0 update notifications for months, until recently I had some free time to kick off the 6.0 (...
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Apps updated, now I get an unknown lock screen with ads [duplicate]

After finally doing a bunch of updates, suddenly every now and then some random lock screen with ads showed. Which app is causing this?
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How can I batch update specific apps?

I'm using a rooted Galaxy S5 with Lollipop. I want to update several apps over the Play store at once, but not all of them. Even if I have to use another app to do so, that's okay.
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Nexus 4 stuck in boot loop

Yesterday some guy has changed my 3.5 mm jack in nexus 4. Old one was broken. After that I could not turned on my phone. I saw infinite boot. I had android 5 in that time. Today I install android 4.2....
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Software Update

I am going to update my Samsung Galaxy J7 but am worried, since a friend once updated his phone and it is no longer working. Will updating harm my phone?
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Skipping Android Security Updates?

I am rooted on my Nexus 6P and I used Flashfire to install the March security update. I didn't install any of the previous updates and haven't installed any after the March one. This has made me ...
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Update First Gen Nexus 7 to 4.3

I have a first generation Nexus 7. It was getting so slow as to be useless, so I did a factory reset and it is not much better. It then informs me that an upgrade to Android 4.3 is ready. So I do that,...
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Can I restore software update?

I'm trying to re-install a software update for my Galaxy S6, because I don't think it installed properly. Before the update, my phone was running smoothly, but now it freezes and is very slow.
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Caller ID not displaying after android 6 update

My infinix x510 has stopped displaying caller ID for incoming calls. It only displays the phone numbers without the names. And the contacts are in my phone book. I'm thinking it's a result of recent ...
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Why can't I update my S6 Edge to Android 6.0.1 (or 6.0)?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F), non-branded, with the Android version 5.1.1 on it. According to many websites, the software update for it to 6.0.1 has been available since March (and even ...
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Can I safely install Android system updates with disabled Gapps?

On my Nexus 5x for personal choices I disabled all the Gapps (Google apps) via the Settings menu, included "Google Play Services" and "Google Services Framework". With these two apps disabled the ...
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Android N Beta update failed, how can I try again?

I enrolled in the beta program. OTA update appeared, downloaded, unpacked and restarted. Then it loaded up a great little "ERROR" screen with a sick looking Android :/ After restart, it booted back ...
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Updating the Moto G 3rd gen from Lollipop 5.1.1 to Marshmallow 6.0.1

I'm on a UK Moto G, 3rd gen, 8GB storage, 1GB memory, currently on Android 5.1.1. I have numerously been prompted to update to 6.0. The 6.0 on Moto G 3rd gen has some bugs, like the shutter sound ...
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Contact names not showing when I dial or send SMS

My phone did an upgrade from Android 1 to Android 6, and the following problems have come up: When I dial names in my contact list, only the number will show while dialing or in calls made. When I ...
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Cm 13 bug regarding trebuchet

Just got cm 13 for my One plus one. There's a persistent message saying '' trebuchet has stopped '' when I try to go to home screen from an app. Gets sorted on rebooting but restarts in a while. ...
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What determines when a phone gets an upgrade?

Who/what decides whether a particular phone gets a firmware upgrade? A few points are touched upon here, but I am interested in other practical aspects too rather than whether it is physically ...
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Why is “unfortunately, ims service has stopped” still appearing after factory reset?

I just updated this morning. And, sadly I got the error. I tried so many solutions, from safe mode to adjusting message settings to factory reset. After factory reset and wiping the cache, IMS Service ...
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How to start up Motorola Droid Razr M

I tried to upgrade the Motorola Droid Razr M from Kitkat to Lollipop. Unfortunately I ran out of data, so the phone operated for three days, but later it stopped and couldn't work anymore. This is ...
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Upgrading android on device with small memory

Hi I have an android Core Prime with 8GB internal storage and a 16GB sd card Currently it has andriod 4.4.4 installed It has downloaded an upgrade to 5.1.1 It says it requires 3gb of space for the ...
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Help! Lg v10 OS update erased entire calendar

All past events, all scheduled events, gone. Also, google calendar is not available in list of calendars to sync/enable. It's not that I just failed to check a box, it's that it isn't even listed as ...