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Sep
11
comment optimum hardware setup for android emulator?
Are you running an ARM or x86 system image?
Sep
11
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Strange Android bug - layout reversed
Aug
21
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Strange Android bug - layout reversed
Aug
15
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Strange Android bug - layout reversed
Aug
15
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Strange Android bug - layout reversed
Jul
20
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Strange Android bug - layout reversed
Jul
2
comment Force Android to display in grayscale
It could be done in a custom ROM by changing the compositor (SurfaceFlinger) to render everything as grayscale regardless of the colors drawn by apps.
Jun
30
awarded  Yearling
Jun
28
comment Updating to 4.4.3
Installing any factory image will wipe your data.
Jun
28
comment Updating to 4.4.3
FWIW, my Nexus 5 is doing fine with KitKat. And 4.4.4 is a security update; you probably ought to install that. SuperSU OTA survival worked fine for both the 4.4.3 and 4.4.4 upgrades on both my Nexus 5 and Nexus 10, so I expect it'll work fine on your Nexus 4 as well.
Jun
27
comment Android L Preview upgrade
It doesn't root the phone, but it does void your warranty — or at least, it displays a message saying that it voids your warranty. (But again, installing the L Preview system image will do that anyway.) And it's possible to re-lock and flash back to a supported factory image later, leaving no trace that it's ever been unlocked.
Jun
27
revised Android L Preview upgrade
Capitalize "L" so it doesn't look like an "I", and clarify that it's the developer preview
Jun
27
suggested suggested edit on Android L Preview upgrade
Jun
27
answered Android L Preview upgrade
Jun
27
comment Android L Preview upgrade
I'd expect that to work even with a locked bootloader, since it's an official image, but I haven't tried it so maybe I'm wrong.
Jun
27
revised Updating to 4.4.3
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Jun
27
comment Updating to 4.4.3
The screen with the android in the middle and a red triangle above him? That is the stock recovery. It's not meant to be used interactively like CWM is; it expects the Android OS to have provided a script to tell it what to do automatically.
Jun
27
comment Updating to 4.4.3
Every Android device has a recovery. It's what's used for system updates and factory resets. When you installed CWM, you were putting it into the existing recovery partition, replacing the recovery that came with the phone.
Jun
27
answered Updating to 4.4.3
Jun
27
comment Android L Preview upgrade
What phone? And are you installing an official factory image or a custom ROM?