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Android updates are issued per device. Once the device is selected for update the update is distributed OTA(Over The Air) from your wireless carrier. Until then you have to use the current installed version of the OS.


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This is an issue for me with a couple of apps as well, specifically a torch flash light app, where the newest version doesn't play well with Lollipop, but the previous version does. My solution to this in the past was to use Change Droid, but as has been stated above, if you open the play store it can return. Currently the solution I use is to run a ...


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Typical solution for something like this: Open Play Store Swipe in from the left side and tap My apps You'll see a list of apps installed, and at the top are apps that need updates, or are in the process of updating. Find Chrome in the top section, tap on it, and tap the X on the right side of the status. This will stop the current download. Head into your ...


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IDK which Recovery (stock/custom) your device is running because in my device CWM 6.0 for Android 4.2.1 shows "Install zip from sideload" option. Anyhow, I've verified that both options points to same thing i.e. sideloading from PC. This option will allow you to push a .zip file into the device accompanied by an automated installation of it. For a custom ...


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The option is "Restrict Background Data" and you can access it on Settings -> Power Saving, after choosing a proper power saving mode. To stop Google Play from hogging your data, open the Google Play app settings and look at the "Auto-update apps" option. There is a possibility to only update when connected to an wifi network.


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Note: Partial answer to address Cyanogenmod unavailability. The reason why you couldn't find your device here is because Cyanogenmod(CM) didn't port it on your device model for some reason. To be precise, there is no official CM for your device. That said there are some unofficial custom ROMs (including CM) available for your device. (Click here to know ...


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You will need to goto a 3rd party website that hosts Google apps and download the newest (for your device) version. The one I use is http://gappsandroid.blogspot.com/ , you can download EVERY single Official Google app.


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I found a simpler solution. When the notification poped, i held pressed down the system update notification, whichs opened a sub-menu. Went to "app info", which led me to app "Google Play services." Unchecked "Show notifications" and worked like a charm.


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What you need to do is root your phone and flash a custom ROM. I'll try to give you a pretty detailed answer to your question. The S2 is pretty old so I'm sure you're not concerned about voiding any warranties, correct? If it is under some carrier (Sprint, ATT, etc.) waranty, then you're pretty much out of luck unless you don't care about voiding it. There ...


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Ok I let an update attempt to download then came back to my phone about 10-15 min later, to see an error code 495, saying the update cannot download. So I Googled that error code and found this page: http://techknowzone.com/how-to-solve-fix-error-code-495-in-google-play-store/. I went down the list and followed each suggestion step by step. The one that ...


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I just spoke to Google directly. The Nexus 5 under settings, apps has something called Google Play services. Not store. If you uncheck the notification box in Google Play services and restart the phone the notification for the Android system updates will stop in the notification bar. Worked like a charm!


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If you are running Android 5.0 or later go into Settings > Sound & notification > "When device is locked" and set "Show all notification content" (as shown here: https://youtu.be/GNFE-S42wgU?t=46s )



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