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Questions tagged [4.4-kitkat]

Please only use this tag if you feel your question is specific to Android 4.4 -- the 9th publicly named Android release which debuted with the Nexus 5 in October 2013

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Nexus 7 (2012) no longer connecting via USB Mac OS X

I plugged my original Nexus 7 into my Mac earlier today to build an application onto it for testing. It failed, and then I realized that the tablet did not appear to actually be connected to the ...
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Send “step” sensor event from ADB

My smartphone has sensors those: Step Detector | Qualcomm | 0x0000001e | on-demand | no batching support | last=<0.000000> Step ...
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hidden pictures in Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 are gone

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (Kitkat) I hidden some pictures then it just says "unable to hide item" but it will be gone on the gallery so I tried to look for it on "My Files" but I still cannot see ...
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Cannot use keyboard in Google Chrome app

Update (20/10/2014) After a routine update of installed apps everything seems to be working as expected. I suspect that updating the LG Keyboard app (which came with the phone) did the trick. ...
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Samsung galaxy grand 2 slow downs after upgrades

i was using grand 2 for 6months and was running on jellybean, and after upgrade to kitkat it is too slow to operate. is there any way to downgrade my cell without rooting the cell. Or any other ...
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Transfer SMS message history, without Google account

How can I backup and restore SMS message history, and restore on a later Android version — using only the SD card storage? I am upgrading from one device to another: Existing device: Google Nexus ...
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Update WebView system component on KitKat

does anyone know a way to update the WebView system component on KitKat. I'm running 4.4.4, I think people get updates in Google Play in Android 5.0 and above but I would like to update it on KitKat ...
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Moto E XT1022 Downgrade to Kitkat Issue

I've Moto E with Lollipop 5.1 updated. This Version of OS gives me troubles like Disables Networks, Doesnot go in Wifi Settings etc., since a week ago. Before that, its working good only. Warranty for ...
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How to install XAPK packages on Android 4.4 (API 19)?

There is an Android 4.4 (KitKat, API version 19) device, that should get some external programs with XAPK packages. These XAPK packages does not contain any OBB files, they just have a "main"...
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LG G2 (VS980) stuck in boot loop after flashing cm-11

Following http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_VS980 to install cm on my Verizon VS980, I completed the steps and got a successful install but on reboot, my phone entered a boot loop, stopping ...
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How to keep Pandora / Slacker music apps continue to play music after the display goes dark?

I'm running android 4.4.2. When I play music via the Pandora or Slacker apps, it works fine. But if I stop using the phone while its playing, then the music stops playing once the current song ends. ...
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Why are all apps disabled?

All of my apps are gone. All of the built-in, external storage apps had disappeared. It happened when my phone's battery was dead, and when I turned it on after charging, everything was gone. I can ...
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Offline Italian translate - error message “no connection for speech input (E4)”

I've downloaded the italian translate package for android, the voice recognition does not work offline. i get the error message "no connection for speech input (E4)" the following work-around does ...
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Ultra slow speed while transfer files between PC and Samsung S5

I just got my new Samsung Galaxy S5, original ROM with version 4.4.2. It uses a new Toshiba 64GB speed U3 micro SD card. When I transfer my WhatsApp folder from PC to GS5, it took me more than 24 ...
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How can I use Enter to send from a bluetooth keyboard?

I just purchased a Logitech K760 Wireless keyboard for my Nexus 4. I have the keyboard paired properly to my phone, but I am unable to send from the keyboard, when sending IMs via Facebook, Skype, ...
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Why does Android boot so relatively slow?

This question is of concern to me (and perhaps many out there) because there is no spinning part in my phone. My phone has a quad core, 3 GB of RAM, and so much storage space, all SSD-like in nature, ...
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Access app menu on Galaxy Note 2 running KitKat

In KitKat on Galaxy Note 2, the menu key was changed to the running app key. Now I cannot access menu on apps with no menu button. Long pressing on the buttons does not bring up menu. What can I do ...
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Installation of Jellybean or Kitkat on Micromax A89?

I have Micromax A89 mobile with ICS 4.0.4 OS AND MTK 6577 processor. I would like to install Jellybean 4.2.2 OS on my MMX A89 device. Is it possible? Even I would like to install Kitkat 4.4 too if ...
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Unable to add contact to SIM

I want to add new contact and save it in SIM Card. I use OnePlus One with CyanogenMod 11S, which is on top of Android 4.4.4 and inside I have O2 pay-as-you-go card from UK. When I used Gingerbread ...
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LG G2 (d800) Stuck in Bootloop

After rooting my new G2 and tinkering with some XPosed modules I am now stuck in horrible bootloop limbo. My phone starts, shows the LG splash screen, plays the AT&T startup sound, and starts the ...
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Moto E - Auto switching off/on

I have a Moto E which is only a few days old. It keeps switching off and on all day, automatically and usually around 20 times each day. It supports up to 32GB memory card, and I'm using a 32 GB card (...
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Tablet doesn't respond to touch neither when mouse is plugged in, at all

Recently my Colorfly E708 Q2 tablet stopped working. First time this happened a message box popped up, with the text "Unfortunately System UI has stopped" or something like that, but i wasn't able to ...
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Android tether/hotspot - redirecting all requests to a webserver after IP is allocated, how?

I've set my phone (Kitkat 4.4.2 (18.3.C.0.37)) to set up a wifi-hotspot using the stock software. There's a simple http webserver on the phone @ 192.168.43.1:80 I can connect to the webserver from ...
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How to remove an image saved as wallpaper from lock screen android 4.4.2

Micromax Canvas 2 colors with android 4.4.2 is my first smart phone and im finding my way around slowly. Please can someone urgently help with my issue below? Recently i saw an image on a website of ...
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Upgrade Android on a really old tablet (SM-T210)

I've recently been given a free tablet, a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T210) and I want to experiment with custom ROMs and related stuff on it. Since there is no official support for it and it still ...
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Apps constantly disconnecting from the internet

I've got a new phone running Android 4.4.2 and whenever I close an app, it disconnects, i.e whenever I close Messenger, it stops being connected to my WiFi so I get no notifications until I open the ...
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limiting only one app to use data

Is there any way so that I can limit only one or two app to use my data in android 4.4.2. PS:- I know about blocking background data but I am curious about any other way.
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No way to acess menu buttons on recovery mode - SM-T530NU

my SM-T530NU running on Android™ KitKat 4.4 has a "Device memory damaged" problem. I tried to factory reset via recovery mode but when I enter the recovery mode (by pressing power, volume up and home ...
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Backup to SD card in kit kat

Is there a backup program that will allow me to back up directly to my SD card in Kit Kat without an internet connection? I currently am forced to back up to the internal storage {after clearing ...
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Downgrade to KitKat on Micromax YU Yureka

Micromax YU Yureka is not working properly after upgrading. When we place a call, the screen goes blank and I'm not able to receive or decline the call. I want to downgrade to KitKat, how to do it?
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Obtaining boot.img for unrooted device?

I have a Vodafone Smart 4 Turbo / Coolpad 8865U. I cannot find other means of rooting it and to be honest I don't trust most oneclickroot.apks. I am trying to root it manually but I cannot find a way ...
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Why is there no option for USB INTERNET in WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS on my Nexus 5?

I own a Nexus 5 with Android KitKat 4.4.2. I have been trying to do reverse tethering without root as is supposedly possible from Settings → Wireless & Networks → More → USB Internet. But I can't ...
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How to lock some parts of Settings?

My android device is rooted. Like other android devices, there are many sections in Settings Menu like Wireless & Networks Device Personal Accounts Systems And in all above sections, there are ...
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'Storage space is running low' while I have plenty of space remaining

I have an LG-D855 smartphone having 16 gigs of internal storage and running Android Kitkat 4.4. Although I have plenty of space remaining, the phone prompts Storage space is running low.. I had only ...
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How can I turn off vibration without going into silent mode on a rooted Nexus 5 with stock firmware?

I see a related question but I do not see an applicable answer to my exact situation. I want to turn off vibration on notifications, without diabling notification sound along (so notifications should ...
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How can I stop avoiding poor WiFi automatically?

I have a Motorola G second gen(2014) and I was searching everywhere for a way to stop avoiding poor WiFi automatically by the phone, but I can't find it in my old phone. The option was there in my ...
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Whatsapp sync issue in Google Nexus 5 its not deleting the contact

I have Google Nexus 5. My Whatsapp contacts are not deleting. When I am trying to delete the contact from People (Contact App) it shows the error message "You can't delete contacts from read-only ...
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Applications Permissions Manager for Kit Kat 4.4.2

Before KitKat 4.4.2 there were a variety of Applications Permissions Manager. They worked but with the release if KitKat 4.4.2 they no longer work. This was a non root application so it ran on non ...
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ADB Reboot Failed: -1 When using “adb reboot bootloader”. (Infocus M530)

I have an Old Infocus M530 (Mediatek 6595) running on Android 4.4.2 (KK) (Which i believe is made by Foxconn), I've been trying to make some Custom Recoveries for this device for quite some time and i ...
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Can I use CWM recovery made for KitKat in Lollipop?

I was already using CWM on kitkat until I officially updated my Micronax Unite 2 A106 (MT6582) to lollipop. But when I tried to use the same recovery made for kitkat in lollipop, it did not work. Why ...
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Resetting the (non-gmail) email application

I am using the non-gmail email application to connect to get email from my university, but the app seems to have a bug and sometimes (probably when there are connection issues) doesn't properly delete ...
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Google Play Games profile fails to change my game profile to public

I've been experiencing a problem with the 'Play Games' app from Google on my tablet. When I go to my profile, I see a message showing me Your Game Profile is hidden Touch to change this setting ...
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How do I enable sticky keys for a Bluetooth Slide-out Keyboard on Android 4.4.2?

I've got a slide out bluetooth external keyboard for my Samsung Galaxy S5. It's currently rooted and is running OmegaDroid as my ROM. I'd like to make it so that my modifier keys are "sticky", in that ...
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How to not be asked every time whether to use TouchWiz Home or TouchWiz Easy Home?

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo (Android KitKat 4.4.2), as soon as I reboot the phone and enter my password to unlock the screen I get the following dialog box, asking me which home screen app I want to ...
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TalkBack won't turn off

I have a Motorola Moto E running KitKat 4.4.4. It somehow got into TalkBack mode and now I can't swipe the screen to get into Settings. I did a factory reset, but it's still there! How can I change ...
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Voice Dialling opening on lock screen

I've got a Moto G running KitKat and am having an issue where the Voice Dialler (I think that's what it's called) opens up when the phone is in my pocket, locked. I have no idea how it is happening.. ...
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How to disable battery saving when battery level is below 15%?

I used an old tablet to operate a smart home. In order to work continuously, I took the battery out of it and connected it to a 4V power source, which works continuously. Based on the measured battery ...
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Setting up of multiple tablets from out the box

I have the task of setting up 50+ tablets (Binatone Homesurf 744, Yes cheap & cheerful!), which all need the same App installed and same wireless settings entered but require different ...
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Migrate Between Different Phones with Apps & Data on MicroSDHC

Attempting my first migration between two phones with different Android versions has got me very confused. All my apps and data are currently working and complete on an Android 4.4 phone. Internal ...
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How to edit the number before calling on Android?

I want to edit a contact before calling. Let's say I dialed a number by mistake: I don't add 0 for an out-of-state number. In earlier basic non-smartphones, you had an option in the call history where ...

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