An unmodified version of the Android OS that is as close as possible to the open source AOSP Android version. A vanilla version of Android will use the original Android UI and won't have any modified apps.

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I have Huawei Ascend Mate 1 and there are no new updates for this phone for years

MT1-U06 is the model of my phone. I wish to install Pokeman Go but cannot as my android version(4.1.2) is too old. There are many other softwares which I cannot install. But my phone works great and ...
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AOSP rom on Sony Xperias, is it easy and stable?

I would like to buy a Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, but I really don't like the UI and I'd like to use the AOSP interface of Android. I found this ROM downloads page and this instructions page I don't ...
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Compile Android recovery image for HTC One M9+

I'd like to compile a recovery image using Android 5.0.2 for HTC One M9+. I downloaded the kernel source from HTC's webpage and managed to compile it, so now I have a kernel image and also have the ...
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Where get AOKP the manufacturer code?

I know that AOKP based on ASOP from the official distribution, but where did AOKP get the hardware specific Code (Galaxy S6, HTC 10, LG G4) to compile the ROM?
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How to route audio from bluetooth headset's mic to android speakers

I have an android app which routes mic audio to speakers in realtime. What I want it to do is instead of routing built in mic audio, it route audio from mic of a bluetooth headset. Background: I just ...
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Warning bar in “Settings - Data usage” is gone! A bug?

First, I'm currently using Android 6.0 on a Nexus 5, although this issue was already present when I was using Android 5.0. Now I'll explain what I mean by "not seeing the warning bar". Regularly, the ...
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Nexus 5x - No one can hear me on the phone

I've had this phone since November and it's still in great condition. From the start though call quality hasn't been amazing, friends often tell me that I'm very quite (I'm not actually speaking ...
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Mount command on Android fails

I got a problem when executing the "mount" command on Android... Specs: Sony Xperia Z3 (D6603) Rooted Bootloader NOT unlocked Sony XZ Locked Dual Recovery What I want to do is the following: I ...
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How can a website add a custom search engine to the AOSP browser?

Slightly different from the custom search engine-related questions already asked: We have a website which offers OpenSearch XML to add a custom search to browsers, with instructions for adding that ...
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Unfortunately, Google Play services has stopped in Nexus 5x using AOSP [closed]

I want to make my own Android system image using AOSP(Android Open Source Project) from https://source.android.com/ I downloaded repo binary and downloaded aosp source version android-6.0.0_r25. And ...
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Let all apps read my external SD card

I have an external SD card, and I want to keep it that way. I have lots of files on it sorted how I prefer. But now all my apps that I've saved data from or use to open files can't access the external ...
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Black background on Trebuchet

On my current phone (HTC Wildfire S), with a AOSPA (Paranoid Android) 4.45 ROM, I installed Trebuchet, because Launcher3 lacks features, and other customs lauchers takes a lot of battery, while my ...
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Is it possible to install pure Android on any Android phone? [duplicate]

As the title says, is it possible? What is AOSP (Android Open Source Project)? I want to install a pure Android operating system, nothing else. Full control (root access), no bloatware and all. Is ...
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Is is safe to remove the stock email and calendar app on Cyanogenmod or AOSP?

Is it safe for me to remove the stock email and calendar applications on from Cyanogenmod ROM? I'm using Gmail and Google Calendar so I don't have need for the stock ones. I could simply disable them ...
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Options in Settings not persisting in Stock Android 5.1.1

I've Yu Yunique which comes with stock Android 5.1.1 installed. Some options in settings though being enabled in UI View aren't actually enabled. For instance, take Blacklist option. When I switch it ...
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Is there a way to disable all functionality on the lock screen? [duplicate]

I have a Nexus 6, and have noticed that even on the lock screen, there are still things you can do besides enter the passcode. You can turn the wifi/bluetooth and airplane mode on/off, use the torch, ...
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How to tell if phone's ROM is original or tampered?

I have bought a new phone which seems to be used. The manufacturer checked my IMEI and confirmed that the phone has been purchased/activated before. The body looks new so I don't mind keeping it but ...
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Flash a smartphone with vanilla Android ROM

Is it possible to flash a smartphone like the Samsung Galaxy SIII or an LG Optimus 4X with a vanilla Android ROM like the one that has been flashed on Galaxy Nexus or Motorola phones (I think)? I am ...
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How do I increase the task response timeout window?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 running CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4.4). Over time I have noticed that most of my system stability issues are because Android appears to have a "timeout" period for ...
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Will updating to Android 5.0 cause my phone to lose all its application data ? If so, how can I prevent this?

I own a Nexus 5, and I wish to update the device firmware from Android 4.4.4 to Android 5.0. When I do this, will it wipe all my phone data (i.e. essentially perform a factory reset) ? I know that my ...
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Home button long press on AOSP rom

I successfully installed an AOSP rom on my Asus Zenfone 2, but it seems I'm missing something: when I press and hold my home button, the google logo does not pop up to open Google Now, as it did in ...
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Rooting nexus 7 from AOSP

I have a nexus 7 flo tablet (with android 5.0.1) and I tried rooting it using twrp. It gave errors such as "can't mount /data" etc . I had to reflash from the source flo image to restore the device. ...
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Is there any Google AOSP rom available for Meizu m1 note? [duplicate]

Is there any Google AOSP rom/vanilla rom available for Meizu m1 note ? http://www.gsmarena.com/meizu_m1_note-review-1232.php
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Install AOSP status / notification bar without custom ROM?

I bought an LG Leon LTE as a burner until the Nexus 5X comes out. There does not appear to be an AOSP ROM available for it. I can replace the launcher and the lock screen, but from what I can tell, I'...
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How to access the calculator history on AOSP Android KitKat?

The native calculator app for Android has a "Clean history" option, but I have no clue on how to see this history. I've tried swipe movements, clicked on every possible button and even to held down ...
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Install Vanilla Android Lollipop on Insignia Flex 8" NS-14T002

I have an Insignia Flex 8" NS-14T002 tablet which I have successfully rooted using KingoRoot. The device is currently running Android 4.4.2 KitKat stock ROM provided by the manufacturer. I wish to ...
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How to install Google Apps And Services on Lollipop AOSP ROM? [duplicate]

I have a Lollipop AOSP ROM without any Google related service (Google Play is missing also). To get Google Play working it seems(but I'm not sure) that I need to install: Google Play apk Google ...
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Battery percentage inaccurate

I have a rooted Galaxy Nexus (maguro) runnung an AOSP 4.4.4 rom and Franko.Kernel r396. I also have Gravity Box installed and have replaced the battery percent icon with the circle battery. As far as ...
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Flash vanilla (AOSP) Android ROM on Xiaomi Redmi

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 1S. Is it possible to flash a vanilla (AOSP) Android ROM? This MIUI is annoying me. I have a few bugs which come from MIUI and I want to flash a vanilla ROM but always when I ...
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Is there a list of android system status bar icons?

I'm not sure what some of the status bar icons mean on my Android Nexus 5 device (I'm referring to the icons in top right of screen, adjacent to the time). I've googled frequently but I keep getting ...
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Why does Android require porting to each device, unlike Windows? [duplicate]

Why does Android require porting to each device, unlike Windows? Or rather, why isn't there a way to simply download a setup program for pure AOSP and install it in any device? I already read this ...
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Put vanilla android on Samsung s5

Is it currently possible to put the default android on a Samsung S5 (Similar to the Google Play Edition of the S4)?
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What's the difference between an AOSP ROM and a stock ROM?

I'd like to know what's the difference between these two. What are the Advantages or Disadvantages of using a AOSP ROM vs a Stock ROM? Is it just the Theme/Skin/UI and Bloatware that's different or ...
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Developing applications under Cyanogenmod? How compatible to vanila Android? (Nexus devices)

If I am to develop (and test) my application under Cyanongenmod (base install, without any additional changes), how confident can I be that I would see similar performance of my application on the ...
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Difference between android running on nexus device and non nexus device (HTC ONE, SONY Z1)

I apologize if it is wrong place to ask this question but I believe stackexchange is the best place to discuss. I am new in android world. What is the difference between the android 4.4.2 running on ...
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Vanilla Android on Nook Touch

I have a Nook Touch and I've followed some rooting instructions and have installed apps from Android Market, but some things about it are still Nook-ish, such as the screensaver. How can I "wipe" my ...
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Samsung S Galaxy II (i9100): possible with stock Google Android OS?

I'm in the market for a new Smartphone. Except for iPhone's, I'm new in the field and probably have some misconceptions. My first choice was the Google Nexus S, but I was offered a great deal on the ...
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Partition problem in AOSP build

I am compiling the AOSP rom for Nexus 7 flo. After the build is completed, I always end up at this screen "type password to decrypt storage". The factory images work correctly, and the device works. ...
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Error reflashing Nexus S to stock Jelly Bean

I've got a Nexus S (D720) running CM 10.1.3, and I'd like to flash it back over to Google's latest factory image (sojus-jro03r). When I try updating, I get the following: sending 'bootloader' (1536 ...
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How to install Samsung (or other manufacturers) apps on Vanilla ROMs on Galaxy S3

I've tried installing CyanogenMod on my Samsung Galaxy S3 device. I was amazed by its smoothness and speed, but I've missed some of the apps of the official Samsung ROM, such as the camera, the ...
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Buy Android phone, install Android from source, have Nexus S -like experience?

I'm new to Android. I understand that although the Nexus S is built by Samsung that it has a stock standard Android image (whatever that means) and so it considered a "pure" Google phone. If I were to ...
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How to flash Nexus S (currently on custom AOSP build) with stock Gingerbread by Google (Android 2.3.3)

I have a Nexus S which I have flashed with a custom Android build. Now I need access to the Android Market and some other Google services and therefore I need the stock Android from Google. How can ...
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What can I expect from the “Pure Google” Nexus S 4G?

Sprint recently announced that they are going to sell the Nexus S, and that it will be "Pure Google", implying that there will not be any additional carrier fluff on the device. I am considering ...
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What exactly is in AOSP?

With recent news about Google shifting more and more of the Android experience out of core Android and into Google Play Services, I got curious. If I were to download Android's source code from the ...
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What is the difference between AOSP and AOKP?

What is the difference between AOSP and AOKP? Are they related to Stock ROM?
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Can I install Google Edition Android on an HTC One X+?

Recently, the HTC One Google Edition has been released which has Google Android 4.2.2. I'm currently using an HTC One X+ and I want to install Google's Android on my mobile. I've found some links on ...
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How do I unlock an Optimus T? Is there a “vanilla” firmware I can use?

I'm an experienced iOS developer, and I just bought my first Android phone, used, on eBay. The phone is carrier locked and I'm looking to swap in my iPhone SIM card. (I have an adapter.) The phone is ...
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Nexus 7 with AOSP, what is missing from stock?

I would like to install AOSP version of Android OS on the Nexus 7. However, I am wondering what would I miss by doing so. I know that by compiling the AOSP android-4.2.2_r1, I should get Android 4.2....