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I ended up taking the risk after all other "fix GPS" methods failed and I can report that it was successful and to my knowledge had no side effects, like the ones reported with other devices.


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I've found a reasonably easy way to do something close enough: just set the volume serial number to something fixed. This is easy enough for FAT32-formatted SD cards: just use Sysinternals VolumeID: D:\>vol D: Volume in drive D has no label. Volume Serial Number is 07F5-432C D:\>volumeid D: ECAD-ECAD VolumeID V2.01 - Set disk volume id Copyright (...


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Backups made with the -system argument can't be restored to a different Android version. It's not that the OS itself is in the backup: it's that the settings from system apps are in the backup and can only be read by the same version that produced them. Usually upgrading to a newer minor version (e.g. from an earlier milestone release to the stable release) ...


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The problem turns out to be that this option only shows up if the lock screen is set to a PIN / password / etc. If it is set to swipe, it doesn't show up. This is not exactly intuitive but I guess it makes sense at some level.


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TL;DR: Install Autorun Manager (you must have root access) Go into the settings and enable "Show System Entries" and "Enable system app disable" Disable permissions for "com.android.gsf.update.SystemUpdateService$Receive" and "com.android.gms.update.SystemUpdateServiceReceiver" Sigh in relief as your mobile plan is freed from Google Play's insatiable ...


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I encountered the same problem. Turned out it was caused by the theme I was currently using. You can try resetting to the default Hexo theme from the Themes app.



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