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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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Should I unroot my Note 4 before updating to Android Marshmallow?

I'm new to Android, I currently own a rooted 5.1.1 Samsung Note 4 (SM-N910H), which is rooted using chainfire auto root method. If I want to update my phone to 6.0.1 should I unroot first or not? And ...
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System Update are Showing Error on LG G2 D801 Current Ver 5.0.2 [closed]

System Update are Showing Error on LG G2 D801 (T-Mobile) Current Ver 5.0.2 how to trace actual Error No. to solve/fix it Regards Zia
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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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How android updates work or why my galaxy s5 is not being updated to android 5.1? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung galaxy s5 which I bought and use in europe (if it matters). I have several questions about the way android updates work: When I hear about android updates for my phone, generally it ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Update software will also update the OS

I have Samsung Galaxy S-Duos with Android Version 4.0.4. I always get Software Update Popup. If I will confirm the update then it will update the Android Version Also or just update all the system ...
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Unable to update the Android system updates after installing Despair on Nexus 5

I installed Despair kernel in Nexus 5 by following this guide. Then I installed Clockworkmod Recovery 6.0.4.5. I'm trying to update the system, but when I try to install, it brings me to Recovery and ...
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Less storage space left after android system updates

I use a moto e first gen with android 5.1 currently. It initially had about 1.5 GB internal memory for usage. But after updating android system thrice,I currently have only 256mb left. I have moved ...
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“Package installer has stopped working” after updating to COS13/Marshmallow

I have a OnePlus One, never rooted or modified the OS. Today I updated the OS from YOG7DAS2K1 (COS12.1) --> ZNH0EAS26M (COS13) via OTA incremental update zip from Recovery (stock). I wiped cache and ...
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Is it possible to install Android 6 on my Huawei Y625-U32 smartphone? [duplicate]

I have recently bought a Huawei Y625-U32 smartphone running Android Kitkat 4.4.2. It comes pre-installed with their custom 'Emotion UI' which is neat, but I like the interface of Android 5/6 better. I ...
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OTA updates and stockified android

I recently had a go at replacing my network customised Android OS with a stock android OS. (Samsung Galaxy S5). I am please with the results, removal of network bloatware etc. However, I have just ...
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YouTube updates not showing up

I have the YouTube app built into my device but the problem is when I open the YouTube app, there's always a reminder to get that latest version of it. When I click that reminder, it directs me to ...
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Samsung tab s2 update service temporarily unavailable

I just got a galaxy tab s2(i had asked for wifi only, but got verizon locked lte instead) Now when I try to go to system updates, it says 'update service temporarily unavailable' What do I do to fix ...
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Application update

Actually I'm bit confused as I don't know where to ask. But it is mostly related to application update from play store so asking here. Many times update size is almost equal to original installation ...
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How Do i upgrade my Zenfone 2 laser To android marsmallow? [duplicate]

I have read informations how to upgrade zenfone to android marsmallow from many source such as from Tech blogs, forum and also from offical asus forum that asus zenfone 2 laser ZE550KL is available to ...
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How safe is it to upgrade apps using Aptoid?

I know that there are issues with using Aptoide to install apps on Android. There's a pretty good discussion about this in this other question. If only regarding legal issues, Aptoide is definitely a ...
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Why a system app disappears unless updated?

I happened on lollipop 5.1.1 and to one or two app at a time, for some reason the said app just won't show app in application list(and i can't use it)... ahh i can still see it in system/app or ...
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App updates from different sources

I'd like to know why F-Droid shows updates before Google Play Store. Typically these are apps like Hacker's Keyboard and NetGuard Firewall, etc. Wouldn't the developers of such apps submit changes at ...
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How the updates of some apps in the Play Store start from ~50%?

For example, when I updated Whatsapp today, the download started from 13.1MB and the app size was 23.4MB. I had disabled all auto updates. I have also noticed this in some other app updates.
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Google play unable to update (New question 2016)

Note : I know myself that this question was asked several times earlier in the past, But those solutions never helped me. Let me brief. Problem : Unable to update/Install google play store apps This ...
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Does uninstalling updates to system apps wipe the data for it?

Non-rooted users can't uninstall system apps but are able to uninstall updates to them such that they are reverted to the base version of the app that shipped with the system image. When a user does ...
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Android 6.0 — Bluetooth broken causes audio to not work correctly after connecting to car. How to rollback to previous firmware or fix BT glitches

EDIT: It looks like Android 6.0 is extremely glitchy. This old problem also came back Very low volume after upgrade to 6.0 marshmellow Is there a way to rollback to a previous version of Android? 6.0 ...
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okay, prepare for a long one

so, to start the story i recently bought new motorola moto g and everything was perfect until i installed a new system update (it just sais 6.0) and then i started having a shit ton of problems if ...
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App update process

Its not yet clear to me what happens when an app gets updated. Is the new updated app simply being "installed over" the old one maintaining data and cache from the old one? What actually happens ...
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Do any OS upgrades (between major versions) NOT require wiping data?

I'm an Android developer and I have a non-technical question regarding major Android version upgrades (e.g. from Android 4.x to 5 or from 5.x to 6). Do any of the big Android device vendors offer ...
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Clean update/install of new Android version (non-nexus)

I don't have a Nexus device (I have a Moto G2 2013). Today I received the OTA update from my manufacturer (6.0 Marshmallow). I want to do a clean install/update on my device. For example, when ...
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Android 6.0 update - System UI not working

I updated my Z5 to Marshmallow 6.0 yesterday. Worst mistake of my life. It locked out my phone and wiped some SD photos (so I couldn't get past the keylock screen - on entering the correct code, it ...
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Why handset manufacturers releases new versions of android several months after Google? [duplicate]

I have a nexus device. Whenever new version of android is released, the phone gets it almost instantly. I want to know why other manufacturers doesn't update their software in the same timespan. For ...
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Htc one m9 unable to find firmware files for update from Android 5 to 6

I bought a Htc one M9, and flashed Viperone m9 Marshmallow without first update the Stock rom to Marshmallow, and got stuck in bootloader. Flashed Viper Lollipop, and the phone works again, but now i ...