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Deleting an downgrade file, help pls!

I have na BQ Aquaris E5, which I recently updated Lollipop. After the update however, I accidentaly downloaded the Kitkat downgrade file, which I don't wish to install because I would lose my data. ...
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Phone keeps restarting while system updating

My samsung galaxy core 2 got a system update so I installed it. Eventually it kept going to 90% until it said error and then restarted the whole process. It kept doing the same thing get to 90% say ...
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Lollipop Firmware for Galaxy Core Prime SM G360H

Alright, so... I know there is no Lollipop Update (either OTA or Manual Firmware download) for the Galaxy Core Prime SM G360H yet. But my question is: Can I use the SM G360F's 5.0.2 Firmware on the SM ...
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Need to upgrade from Android ver. 4.4.4 to Android ver. 5.0 with unlocked bootloader

I have an Xperia Z and recently I unlocked the bootloader. However now I cannot install (upgrade) to the Lollipop Android 5.0 (10.6.A.0.454) from Android 4 (10.5.1.A.0.292) through the Sony website. I ...
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How do I trick Android to think that it is from a different country?

I installed Android 5.0 on a second-hand HTC One (M7) device which comes from United Kingdom. The ROM 7.17.1540.7 comes from the official American HTC website, and the UK website doesn't list any ...
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Where are update files stored in android?

I recently tried to update my Samsung galaxy S4 from Android Kitkat to Android Lolipop.The process downloaded a large file ( Around 1.1 GB ).But the dowload failed when it was almost 99% due to some ...
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Update tables on my app [closed]

Iam working on an app for a bus company that will include timetables for the trips. These timetables will are changing all the time and i have to update them in my app. What is the proper way to do ...
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Ubhind app not working properly after android security update for 5.1.1

I have a nexus 5 and the android version is 5.1.1.I have been using the app Ubhind for controlling how much time I spend on the mobile device. After the security update from android this month the app ...
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Will LG Optimus Exceed update to Lollipop? [duplicate]

The LG Optimus Exceed ships with KitKat 4.4.2. Will that automatically update to Lollipop, or would I need to root the phone? ...
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What is ItsOn(com.itsoninc.android.core)?

I received a software update last night for my phone. I installed it and restarted and all that jazz. It was the Sprint HTC One M8 patch for Stagefright I believe. Today I had a popup at some point ...
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How does a carrier implement OTA updates?

As is common knowledge, Google pushes out OTA upgrades for Nexus-family devices, and other devices receive system upgrades via their carriers (if they are lucky). For the carrier-mediated upgrades, ...
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How to downgrade from higher android versions to lower?

Mostly, android devices get updates through OTA to higher versions. I have upgraded to Kitkat version. I have downloaded complete installation version rom of Jelly bean. But, I cannot install ...
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Alternative app market with automatic updates

Are there any alternative app markets (to Google Play Store) which support automatic updates? I have tried F-Droid and the Amazon App Store, but I had to confirm every update manually. Is there any ...
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Will Toshiba Excite receive android updates? [duplicate]

I own a Toshiba Excite (AT300) 10, and I have not received an OS update (the last was 4.1) for more than a year. Are there any more updates planned for the Toshiba Excite?
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Unable to update my HTC One M7

Hi I have an HTC One M7 with, Android version 4.1.2 HTC sense version 5.0 Software number 1.26.502.12 HTC SDK API level 5.12 The problem is everytime I try to check for updates, it displays ...
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Upgrading galaxy s2 GT-I9100T 4.0.3 to 4.4

I'm pretty desperate trying for a day now rescuing my phone. I am new in this whole updating android firmware stuff and I did the following: root my phone, enabled USB debugging downloaden ODIN, ...
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Upgrade android 4.2.2 to 4.4?

I have spice Mi 506 which runs on Android 4.2.2. Can I upgrade my phone to Android KitKat 4.4. If so how do I upgrade?
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Is it possible to install Cyanogenmod on Samsung Galaxy Ace Style SM-G310HN?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace Style SM-G310HN, which is a customized version for Vodafone Italy. I would like to try installing Cyanogenmod. Is it possible? And if so, which model should I follow the ...
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my settings won't let me go back ty o normal swype

I have a Samsung galaxy core prime an earlier I had put a pattern lock on the phone, now in trying to go back to regular swype to unlock but it keeps telling me TURNED OFF BY ADMINISTRATOR ...
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If I will not update android, would there be any negative consequences securitywise?

{This is an edit of my previous question in order to clarify the difference between what I'm asking now and what some other bloke asked 4 years ago (How to decide whether a system update should be ...
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upgrading Android in S2 GT-i19100T? [duplicate]

I have GT-i19100T (Vodafone Australia) (it's not GT-i9100) I can't run some software on it because of the Android version is too old. How can I upgrade Android on it? Please guide.
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What are the hurdles that prevent upgradability?

Terrible title, so I'll elaborate, and if you have a better title go ahead. Currently many people I know are stuck on older and vulnerable versions of Android for one of many reasons. Let's assume ...
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Nvidia Shield OTA Updates and Rerooting

I own an Nvidia Shield tablet, and Nvidia has released an update to Android 5.1. I have a rooted device and may upgrade soon. So I have some questions: Will I be able to install this while rooted? ...
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Error: Secure Check Fail : aboot, when trying to update firmware on Samsung Galaxy Core Prime using Odin

The things I did to update firmware from Android 4.4.4 to 5.0.2: Installed latest Samsung usb drivers for mobiles Installed latest Samsung kies and through that I installed device drivers. ...
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How long can I reasonably expect security updates to be supported? [closed]

In light of the recent "stagefright" MMS vulnerability, I understand that while Google may release fixes to security vulnerabilities, it requires co-operation from the handset manufacturer to deliver ...
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Can I upgrade my AT&T - Samsung Focus Windows Phone 7 to Android OS? [duplicate]

Can Samsung Focus Windows Phone 7 change into 8 or Android If its possible, explain how to do it.
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How to get rid of Emotion UI which is drastically slowing down my Huawei Y330-U11?

I have Huawei Y330-U11 which performs sluggishly due to Emotion UI installed by Huawei (I concluded it to be the reason because other phones having similar specifications but native Android UI works ...
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How to downgrade an app if it has been updated via Play Store?

I have an app installed on my phone, which I've installed from the Google Play Store. If I update the app and don't like the upgraded version, is there a way to undo the update and downgrade back to ...
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will my apps get deleted if I update my twblet

Will my application get deleted if I updated my tablet.if yes can I prevent it by moving them on my SD card?
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Verifying Wallet Information

I had my first Google play account for a little under a year and I made a few purchases and and long story short, those purchases got refunded so now my account won't let me buy anything without ...
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“Device has been modified” software update issue after unrooting the device

I downloaded KingRoot/Kingsu to root my device to perform best, but it did not workout well so I unrooted my device, and then uninstalled the software. Now, I cannot apply a software update on my ...
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Wi-Fi network won't let me sign in, internet won't work

I have a Galaxy s5 Active and I downloaded the newest software update (KNOX 2.3?) two days ago. Since then, I am unable to sign into any Wi-Fi networks that require a username and password (e.g. ...
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How to upgrade Samsung galaxy A5 to lollipop without using Kies?

I'm on Manjaro Linux can't use Kies, I tried it in virtualbox, didn't work as expected. I live in Lebanon, so no A&T version or anything like that, I need standard firmware. I have galaxy A5, ...
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Amazon Kindle OS version changing update lower than current version fails to work on Kindle 7th gen

I own a Kindle 7th gen, as those who have seen "Can I watch security footage on any type of Amazon Kindle?" know, and as many people do, i want to root the device so i can install custom screensavers ...
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McAfee Free Antivirus won't update from Play Store returning error -505

I am putting McAfee in System/app directory to prevent standard users from uninstalling it. Once I try to update the package from Play Store, the download progress reaches 100% and when it tries to ...
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Ridiculous error on all google play store Using CM 10.1.3

I have a crazy problem. Whenever I update anything I get this error update for (insert Google app here) could not be downloaded due to an error (error while retrieving information from the server. ...
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Nexus 5 updated to 5.0.1 using OTA but is now stuck at boot animation for more than 10 minutes

Yesterday I've bought my first Nexus phone. I've tried updating it to Android 5.0.1 through standard procedure (download -> update from Settings), but now it is booting (boot animation is playing) ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 not getting 5.0.2 update

I am working on provisioning several (3) Samsung Galaxy Tab 4's Model SM-T530, and one of them is not getting the latest system updates. It is stuck at Android 4.4.2, Kernel version 3.4.0-3235464. I ...
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Install update in recoverymode delte phone?

I installed CyanogenMod 11 about a half a year ago on my phone (Sony Xperia Z aka. yuga) and now I want to update to CM12 manually. I know how to do that but my question is: does the Recoverymode ...
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Android continues rebooting and 'optimizing'

My S5 was running Fusion ROM 5.0. I downloaded 5.1 and installed using ROM manager. After the installation, Android continues rebooting and saying "Optimizing app 1 of 8. Facebook...", then ...
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Rooted Galaxy S6 Edge, can I update?

I just rooted my Galaxy S6 Edge using the PingPong root I believe it is called. Just to make sure, it is the root where you take the APK and put it on your phone and click one button and it roots it. ...
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How to change my phone's firmware nationality?

For some unknown reason the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (GT-I9195) I bought in Switzerland is actually a Polish version, i.e. that's the default locale which I cannot uninstall and that's why only today I ...
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How to upgrade my Android from Linux?

Using Asus Zenfone 5, which I want to upgrade to Android Lollipop. The instructions say that I have to copy the OTA files to my SD card from my PC, but unfortunately I use Linux (ubuntu and mint). I ...
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How to update rooted Nexus 4 to Android 5.1.1 without wiping everything?

I used Nexus Root Toolkit before, and it had a "no wipe mode" option but now it's gone. So is there a way to upgrade Android 5.1 to 5.1.1 without wiping data and factory resetting everything?
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Motorola Moto G 2014 (lollipop 5.0.2): `pm set-install-location 2' does not work

I have rooted my Motorola Moto G 2014 (lollipop 5.0.2), using TWRP to load SuperSU. I wanted to have all applications that could store some of their data on an external SD to do so automatically, ...
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KitKat upgrade for HTC Desire 616 [duplicate]

I can't upgrade my HTC Desire 616 to KitKat 4.4.4 but my phone is absolutely capable of running this update! How can I update it?
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Samsung s 6 stuck at checking for updates after reseting phone

My Samsung s 6 is stuck at checking for updates after reseting phone. How do i fix it??? When it reset, it was stuck at the checking for updates screen. I tried rebooting it and reseting it once but ...
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Troubleshoot upgrade of paid app

I'm experiencing a strange problem trying to upgrade a paid app (OsmAnd+, now installed 1.9.5) on my phone (Samsung GT-8752). The download stops reproducibly at 28.75/39 MB, then an installation is ...
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How to update Samsung Galaxy Trend Plus phone apps via USB cable connection?

I cant seem to be able to connect to the software update server for some reason by using my basic 3G connection (which works by the way). The error message goes as follows: "Failed to update ...
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Android versiin for moto g first generation [duplicate]

Iam using moto g first generation. I have android 4.4.4 but till date I didn't get the latest version update .