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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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Is any way to lock Android KitKat to a certain frequency/band?

Normally we can lock our mobile to either LTE, WCDMA, or GSM thorough Network Mode option from setting. But I would like to lock specifically 900MHz and/or 1800MHz band, which they are included as GSM ...
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How can I cancel and delete OS Software update of Andoroid KitKat?

Initially I would like to update my Android OS from KitKat to Lollipop. Unfortunately, it will decrease around 950MB it internal memory/RAM. Then I decided will not continue to update it. But, how can ...
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How to merge /data and /sdcard on Android 4.4?

Is it possible to use two partitions as one storage on a MediaTek device? AFAIK, it is already implemented in Samsung Galaxy S III, may be.
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My android phone is often getting affected with virus

My problem : Hello friends. I use Asus zenfone go T500 android phone. My problem is, my phone often gets affected by some kind of virus which sometimes installs some chinese apps without my knowledge ...
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OrangePi 3G-IOT GSM Function Not Working

I just built a small device using the MediaTek 6572 Controller on the Orange Pi 3G-IOT Controller Running Android 4.4 The Device boots up just fine and even shows good Signal Strength when GSM SIM ...
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My phone is htc 816g dual sim phone. There is no oem unlocking option in developer mode. How can i fix it?

htc 816g developer options..! No oem unlock option enter image description here
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Stuck on Boot loop, cant access download or recovery

My Samsung SM T560 Tablet seems to be soft bricked. Before this happened, I was in TWRP trying to upgrade it. I wiped off everything besides external SD card (didnt end up installing it, I wanted to ...
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Android tablet randomly showing Advertising

I have a cheap android tablet from brand allwinner A33. This is a cheap tablet from china. Every works ok, but randomly with starts showing Advertising. The problem is that I don't have nothing ...
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Android's Application automatically closed (crashed) many times

Hope you may help me. I apologize to ask this, as I am not sure whether I can ask such complex problem on Google. I have Samsung SM-G530H or known as Grand Prime with Android 4.4.4 (KitKat). Was good ...
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How to automatically lock the screen or something when the Wi-fi disconnects?

I think this would be useful if you're entering data into a form, but you don't want to accidentally press "submit" when there's no Internet, causing you to have to re-enter everything. Also, it ...
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Imitate a swipe down gesture periodically

There's an app that allows for monitoring of some specific process. This app gets locked every 5 minutes unless a screen activity is detected. The phone itself is not locked, the only app's interface ...
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Broadcasting WhatsApp messages using third part app

I am a recruiter and I have to broadcast more than 100 candidates daily using WhatsApp. And practically it’s not possible to add 100-200 candidates daily. WhatsApp doesn’t allow broadcasting ...
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Select different audio devices for input and output

I have a Chinese TV-Box (ARM based running Android 4.4) that has no input for microphone. I decided to buy a USB sound card so I could extend its capabilities. After inserting the sound card into a ...
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Where can i locate the file responsible for activating charging in my jellybean and kitkat android?

I have Tecno H3 running android 4.4.2 kitkat and Tecno P5 running android 4.2.2 jellybean. I want to completely disable charging at 85% and re-enable it at 50% without rebooting the phone. So i went ...
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Wi-Fi “bootlooped” on Android

The Wi-Fi on my Android phone is "bootlooped". That means, that it permanently tries to start but never completes to do so. This is also visible in the Wi-Fi menu, where it says "Turning Wi-Fi on...". ...
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Update a rooted Android phone from 4.4 to newer version

I have a rooted sony xperia Z2 with Android 4.4.4 Is it possible to update the phone to a newer Android version and still have root permissions?
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How does the phone start automatically when the battery is attached?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 phone, is there any way for the phone to turn on the power when the battery is disassembled and reattached without having to use any hard keys and do not use the USB cable? ...
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Odin user friendly alternative?

We just had a massive problem in our company that all android tablets that are with our clients stopped working, we don't have time to recall them but we find out that changing to a newer firmware ...
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Proxy pac file on android kitkat

How configure pac proxy an android kitkat (4.44) phone, like on this ?
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123ABC keyboard app for STB remote IR

Below is Remote IR for my Android Set top box, but default android keyboard only accept the input as number no matter how many I press the button, is there keyboard app to simulate the input so if I ...
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What do options on this error mean?

I have Acer E39 phone (Android 4.4.2) that has 3 SIM. Today, when turned on, it didn't start normally but instead, I got the following options. What does each of the options mean? How do I debug ...
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Why google play services restore its used space after I clear all data?

Before I clear all data, google play services used space is 126 MB. After I clear all data, google play services used space is 50~ MB. Before I know it (less than one minute), it restore back to 126 ...
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Any root solution to tweak screen color on KitKat MTK device?

I have an old phone with mt6589 CPU which does not support newer Android versions that is later than 4.4, so CF.lumen (5.0+) and KCAL(Qualcomm only) would not work. I did try Color Changer Free and it ...
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How do I understand the storage usage of an application? How do I solve my phone becoming slow?

When I installed the FB application, the size was 49MB. As recommended, I then move it to the SD Card. I expected that the memory internal usage would not be so congested. The app was working fine ...
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VPN not working in kitkat 4.4.4

I am using Lenovo A6000 running stock rooted Kitkat 4.4.4. And since about 6 months the vpn has stopped working properly. Everytime I connect to a VPN via mobile data, it connects and then gets ...
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External SD card became Phone Storage?

I inserted my 8GB microSD card into the device and after a reboot the card became Phone Storage while the real phone storage partition became external SD card. Once I remove the micro sd card from the ...
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Is it safe to enable Clean Master service?

The above are capture of Clean Master that asks for service enable. Is it safe enough to turn the service ON?
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does a newer version of andriod has better RAM management?

i have a rather old device with only 1 GB of RAM and currently runs a very barebone android 4.4.4 which lacks a lot of features. I am thinking of installing a newer version of android in it... is it a ...
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Why no sound in chrome web browser?

I would like to loop a song of Youtube, so I need to play it in Chrome browser rather than in the Youtube mobile application. The loop itself is working fine, but unfortunately no sound. I am using ...
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How to Transfer multiple files using bluetooth without repetitive confirmation?

Many times I had to transfer images from my Smartphone to my laptop. Sometimes, until 50 images. Normally, I have to confirm 50 times to receive all the images from that smartphone. Quite wasting time ...
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LG K10 Rooting and Bootloader Unlock without a computer

How I go about unloacking the bootloader on a LG K10 without a PC? Can it be done or do I need a computer. Thanks in advance
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Does Dalvik really give reclaim released memory?

I did a test on Android 4.4 Kit Kat where i allocated 100MB, and checked the process memory via adb shell dumpsys meminfo -d and saw the Dalvik Heap breakdown: Heap Size and Heap Alloc increased. I ...
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How to prevent an application to access Internet without root access and without VPN?

When we turn on data access (by mobile data or by wifi) in an android phone, all applications start Internet access and almost all applications like whatsapp, facebook, twitter start notifications. I ...
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cannot see device anymore when connecting to PC via USB

Lately I'm experiencing this problem when connecting my LG G2 smartphone to the PC: I cannot see it anymore in explorer. I can actually connect to it tru ADB and push/pull files no problem. Also ADB ...
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How to transfer IR Remote codes to a phone which has no learning support?

My current Android phone (Oreo 8.1) has got an IR sensor and I can use it to control some devices. But unlike, my old Android phone (KitKat 4.4), it doesn't support learning new IR codes to act as a ...
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Does anyone know how to remove MTKLOGGER from an Android phone?

I've got a Sony e4g which runs Android 4.4.4. MTKLOGGER doesn't appear in the apps screen, but it's in the list of apps in the settings app. I can't figure out how to get rid of it. I can't find it ...
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How to move apps if the option 'move to sd card' is missing?

My android tablet has 4.4.2 kitkat. The option 'move to sd card' is missing from all apps. The internal memory is 2GB and the sd card is 16GB. Is there any way to move apps to sd card? My tablet is ...
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Question about restricted user profiles on 4.4.3 KitKat tablet

I realize that 4.4.3 is a very old version at this point so let me explain my situation for context. I work as IT in a small trucking company, we are a client of another company called PeopleNet who ...
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How to update Flipkart Digiflip Pro XT911 to latest version of android [duplicate]

I have Flipkart Digiflip Pro XT911 Tab, which have old version of android like Marshmlow, Now I am looking for a way to update it to latest android version, How can I do that. Thank you
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How can i connect Samsung core 2 to windows ?

I have a Samsung Galaxy core 2. Its model number is SM-G355H. When i try to connect with data cable it does not connect with windows 10" ? Can anyone suggest what should do? I google and installed ...
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Unable to flash custom recovery in Samsung j1 ace

I am trying to use the TWRP custom recovery on my device but am unable to do so. First I made sure I had the latest ADB and Samsung drivers. Downloaded the TWRP .tar file which is compatible( I think ...
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Does Xposed Framework require to be buillt specifically for the device or just the Android version?

When installing the Xposed framework do I need the device specific binary (like custom recovery or ROM) or just the app that works for Android (4.4.4 in my case). The device is Galaxy Tab E T560. ...
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Cannot uninstall Kinguser

So when I installed Kinguser,it was a old version like 2 years ago ver,and there is no root uninstall/uninstaller. It also doesn't allow me to connect to my wifi for some reason,and I can't remove it ...
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where is android keyboard app located?

I uninstalled the stock AOSP keyboard from my android cyanogenmod 11 I have the ROM zip file so I'm fetching the keyboard to put it back but I don't know where it is, it's neither under /system/app ...
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WhatsApp on Android 4.4 works only briefly and after rebooting phone

I have a Huawei smartphone running Android 4.4. I am experiencing a strange issue with the device, specifically with WhatsApp: the app will only work (as in sending and receiving messages and calls) ...
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When I move apps to SD card, it said “App has stopped”

Everytime I move an app to SD card, it will say "App has stopped" and the icon changes. I keep on retrying to uninstall and install it again and again, but it's still the same. I don't want to lose my ...
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How to Install an application that requires android 5.0+ on android 4.4.4

I have a phone running android 4.4 and the app requires android 5.0 or higher. I want to install this app on android 4.4. Do you have any way, help yourself. Thank you very much.
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How to Recover Data from internal storage of dead phone?

I'm Using a Intex Aqua Power HD phone with Android 4.4. Its broken and cannot be switched it on... Whatever be the problem with the phone, what I really want is the data in that phone... The data in ...
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Decrypting manually Android 4.4.2 partitions pulled from phone (SM-G313HN)

Way how I got to this point is that my phone somehow had restarted in my pocket and was asking for password which I entered but upon entering password it restarted so I was basically stuck in bootloop....
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how do i get a ZTE Legacy into revival?

how can i get the absolute minimum installation of kitkat? i've only got 2gb of space in rom and some apps can't update already because they are too big for themselves. i'm not installing much on this ...