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The following is an excerpt from http://developer.android.com/guide/faq/security.html#fixes How Android devices receive security fixes? The manufacturer of each device is responsible for distributing software upgrades for it, including security fixes. Many devices will update themselves automatically with software downloaded "over the air", while some ...


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It is generally expected that users would upgrade to the highest version of Android available to them, so Google do not release updates to previous firmware versions. However, Samsung occasionally release security updates independently of Google to older models. It's also worth noting that a number of security issues are within apps and not Android itself, ...


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No, App Ops is not available on Android any more since Android v4.4.2 and probably won't be reintroduced with Android L but might be resurrected some time later. It was apparently dropped as some apps would stop functioning so the user experience would suffer. Some optimal solutions: Find a device that is supported by a Custom ROM like Cyanogenmod. This ...


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I'm willing to bet that you can't change it. It's probably being enforced by AirWatch as part of your company's security policies. They have disabled HTML email; so that means HTML email will be converted to plain text.


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What I ended up doing was starting another ssh server in the android environment using another port, from which I then can stop and start the adb daemon. Not nice, but it gets the job done.


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Yeah! By uninstalling the app (here Sophos) provided that the app is not set to Device Administrator. You should know the password anyways if the app is acting like Device Administrator.


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Just download Lockdown Pro from Google Play and select the option "random keyboard" in it.


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Encrypt your filesystem. You'll need to enter a password or PIN on every boot to decrypt it, so as soon as the device is rebooted none of your personal data will be readable. TWRP even supports encrypted filesystems (it prompts you for your password when it starts as well, I think). If your device is at least 4.2.2 then you can even leave ADB on; they'd need ...


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In-app purchases with Google Play don't take place in the app you're purchasing in. The dialog to confirm your password and make your purchase is part of the Play Store app. There's no way for the calling app to see or intercept what you type into it. It's no different to any other app in that respect. Be careful to only input your password into the real ...


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I recommend you go to play store, search "permission app ops 4.4".I'm using Apps Ops Starter. It lets you go into each app and shut off the permission that you don't want them to have.


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Go to your Settings Select Security And Set a 4 digit pin. It worked for me.


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I had the same issue. Found a few suggestions on the Internet, like Trustgo ad detector and air push detector. Installed the trustgo app and it found the problem app in in a second. May be this info might be useful for others facing the same issue



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