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Wiping /data If you were upgrading Android versions, the OTA might not have wiped your /data partition properly, and this may cause the issues that you describe. You should first try to perform a factory reset to see if that resolves the issue. One way to do this is through Settings > Backup & reset > Factory data reset. If you can't access your ...


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You do need to install security updates incrementally, as each release has its own /system image that has had all the previous patches already applied to it. When installing an update, most of the time, /system is completely wiped and then replaced with the new image in your update file. About the negative performance, a common issue is that the update is ...


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How come I am being constantly prompted to update to the buggy 6.0 instead of the rectified 6.0.1? It depends upon the manufacturer pushing the update. For many number of devices you would end up in same situation even if the first release of a platform upgrade was buggy. Let's take it this way: Assume that these are the Android versions - build ...


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That can be done using AppBrain App Market, an alternative frontend to the Google Play Store. This app a.o. lets you … exclude apps from updates permanently skip specific updates (and only be notified when the next update comes) This way you can exclude stuff from the "batch update" and just have it performed for everything else. You still can update ...


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Does the March update contain all fixes from prior updates as well? Yes and No. No, the incremental update contains fixes not covered in last incremental update, which more or less comes down to patching newfound vulnerabilities most of the time. Yes, the latest or appropriate fastboot image would cover all the earlier fixes. Do I have to install ...


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Turns out it just took time. By the next morning I had another alert asking me to download and install the beta. Despite having checked for updates and restarted the phone to see if I could trigger it.



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