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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Chrome INSTALL_FAILED_ALREADY_EXISTS but I am certain it doesn't

Hi all I am trying to side load a chrome apk via ADB but it is giving me the INSTALL_FAILED_ALREADY_EXISTS error. I have verified via exhaustive searches of the packages and even the root that no file/...
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Can't move facebook to sd card by lucky patcher

I have Android Kitkat OS on a mobile which is rooted. After root I had installed Lucky Patcher to move non-movable apps from phone to sd card memory. Some apps moved successfully but couldn't move ...
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How to remove Play-store notification “uninstall harmful app”? (kit-kat)

About a year ago I rooted my Verizon tablet with King root - which is working fine. Then when Google Play Protect came out, it started giving me this static notification telling me to uninstall King ...
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Upgrade android 4.2.2 to 4.4 (MHTMID-B718DC8 DualCore-A23)

I was trying to look up some way on upgrading this device I have to a later version (kitkat) so I'd have more functionality with this tab. I know it is a bit of a low end device but is highly able to ...
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How to reset allwinner kitkat 4.4

I have forgotten the lock code for my kitkat 4.4. Is there a way to hard reset it back to factory? I only have a power button and a volume button. Can someone please help me?
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Is my Verizon tablet affected by spectre/meltdown?

i have an old Verizon tablet (ellipses 7) and i was wondering if it's included in the specter/meltdown CPU bugs that are going around and if there is anyway to update my software to protect it?
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Install Stock Rom on dead screen phone

I am using Iball Andi 4.5 K6 (Android 4.4). Well my phone doesn't have OTG support but has root access. While deleting some bloatware apps I deleted some apps which has made the screen disabled(touch ...
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J5 2015 operating system

I had to factory reset my Samsung galaxy J5. While doing that it automatically upgraded my operating system/software.Can I restore old/previous one? Thanks
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How to remove persistent ad notification

I'm using an unrooted Android version 4.4.4 on an Alcatel One Touch Plus phone. Sometimes when I'm online, I would get notifications of ads like the ones on the picture below. I can't seem to remove ...
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Wireless Charging stopped working; Could it be a software issue? (Samsung Galaxy S3)

I've had a Samsung Galaxy S3 for a few years, I even upgraded to a newer model, and revered back to my trusty ol' S3 because I missed it, and was and was happy with it's size & features. ...
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Update Android on ASUS

I have an Asus T00J, "ZenFone 5" with android 4.4.2 and the manufacturer did not post updates. Can I force the update to a newer version of Android?
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Android is draining the battery on Kitkat 4.4.2

I have a little bit unusual case of Android draining the battery. Mobile: LG40, Android: Kitkat 4.4.2 Mobile phone was never connected to any data network (wifi or GSM). No updates, no new apps, no ...
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Are there situations that a crashed Android app's task will remain running in the background?

Quick question to help me understand how my phone's performance is affected when an app terminates "irregularly". When an Android app crashes (or otherwise terminates irregularly), could the task ...
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How to downgrade Sony Xperia Z1s C6916?

Edit: I got flashtool to work on pc. It seems the device and everything, but the program does not see downloaded firmwares, even if they were downloaded from the software itself. What I'm trying to ...
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Rooting Android phone 2nd Attempt

I rooted my smartphone Huawei Honor Bee five days ago, after a successful root, I uninstalled some unnecessary system apps. then I unrooted it successfully. Question: If I attempt to root the ...
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Install apps to SD card in android 4.4.2

I made the sd card as the default install location in my phone settings but this didn't take effect, then i run adb commands to force the phone to have default install location as external using these ...
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How to awake my hard bricked phone?

I have a ubislate 3g7x. It has processor MT:8312ca and 512mb ram. it gives no reaction to power button. but still whenever i connect it to my pc, COM port is detected. but i dont know what to do here? ...
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Encryption state after changing PIN

I enabled device encryption but android didn't gave me the chance to choose a new password instead it used the lock screen's. I came back to screen lock settings and changed the password and ...
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Hotspot connecting and disconnecting pc

Am trying to connect my pc to Android hotspot but it connects and disconnects immediately. My pc os is arch Linux. I have been connecting it before until recently.
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What about unknown or hidden folders in android after connecting with PC?

My iBall BraceX1 tablet runs on Android 4.4.2. Whenever I connect my tablet with my PC, I see folders that I marked in following snap. Please let me know about these folders. Regards FewL
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3 android devices possibly hacked and data compromised. Is it possible for devices to be hacked whilst offline?

In a museum we have 3 android tablets, 1 Samsung tablet and 2 commercial tablets. The tablets don't have internet connection, wifi is disabled, bluetooth is disabled. the tablets auto boot when power ...
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How to connect android phone as portable device?

I always use usb cable to transfer data from my laptop(win 7 64 bit) to my android phone(huawei honor 4c) but recently after connecting my phone using usb cable phone isn't showing as a media device....
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Permanently setting launcher in Nox

In Nox (3.8.1.1) running Android 4.4.2, I'd like to change the launcher from Nox Launcher to Smart Launcher. I set the default home app through settings, but every time I restart Android in Nox (or ...
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I have deleted all launcher apps, how to fix?

i have sgh-t989 and i have installed a custom rom beanstalk 4.4.2. mistakenly deleted all launchers now i cant use home, tried to restart phone doesnt fix it. now i cant even on my phone. i cant go ...
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What is this type of headphone icon in notification bar?

My phone (LG G3) shows two different types of headphone icons. They are the leftmost icons in the images below. The first is a normal headphone icon. What is the second one? I think it might be USB ...
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App Data Not Restored After Copy From Nearby Device

When installing a new Android 7.0 phone I chose the option to Copy From Nearby Device. All the apps on the older Android 4.4 device were copied and seem to be working but only 4 actually have any data ...
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What is the .android_secure Folder?

On my currently working Android 4.4 phone, much of my apps and data is on a MicroSDHC card and I am trying to find what to preserve and port to a new phone. As I am trying to move from an old phone to ...
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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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Why I can't install apps in my phone even sufficient space is available?

So I own Moto E 1 gen, running now Android 4.4 stock I tried to install Adobe reader,Jiotv I end up with a message "Out of space" I used both ways,APK and Playstore both ways don't work. Although ...
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Low-Level: How to copy appdata from android 4 kitkat to android 6 marshmellow

I have android backups from my old (now dead) kitkat phone. Trying to restore the appdata of two different apps from a backup I cannot run the app with the old database. I copy the files to /data/data/...
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ACME Android ROM Flash Fails to bootloop NEED HELP!

I was trying to install a Custom ROM on an ACME Tablet TB714 and it kind of went wrong. The tablet is set on a boot-loop which occurs on the manufacturer logo. The tablet has no volume buttons or ...
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Installing Android on VMware Workstation

I downloaded iso file of Android Kitkat, Android Marshmallow and Android Nougat from android-x86.org/download and followed steps from tactig.com/install-android-nougat-vmware/ for installing all iso ...
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OTG mouse not working in Android 4?

I have Nexus 4 with broken touch screen and with Android 4.4.4 installed. I tried to connect a USB mouse using a OTG micro-usb adapter, but it doesn't work. The mouse doesn't even light up. Any idea ...
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How can I use multiple accounts with Telegram?

There is a question here but that is for Ubuntu on PC. I have the same question for an android device. Is there a way to have two copies of telegram app in Android each with a different account? ...
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How can I view iWork documents on my android device?

Is there a way to view (even better would be to edit) iWork documents on Android. I'm particularly interested in Pages, but there is also Numbers and Keynotes, all of them are part of Apple's iWork ...
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How to show the recent apps in the Overview button?

On Android KitKat v4.4.2 that came with my phone the Overview button (the button that is not Home nor Back) is showing the home screen settings: How can I change the button behavior to show the list ...
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HTC One X factory resets itself

My HTC One X erased everything on the phone by itself. i lost everything from contacts to pictures to music, everything's gone! I have no back ups! Please, how can I restore everything back? All my ...
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Show notification text in status bar on Android 6

On Android 4 when I'd get a notification (email, text, etc) it would briefly flash the notification text in the status bar, like who the email was from and the subject, or the first line of the text ...
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Rooted Moto E won't start Wi-Fi

i did a hard reset on my rooted Moto E android device since the Wi-fi was not somehow turning on. Now it has rebooted, and after entering the preferred language, its got stuck on the second step : ...
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ADB Sideload without custom recovery

Is it possible to use ADB Sideload without custom recovery? For this case on Samsung Devices SM-T211? I've read in many article to access ADB Sideload we need go through recovery mode and activated ...
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Coolpad 8297l-100 E: failed to verify whole-file signature when updating through rom file?

i am using Coolpad 8297l-100 E now it is getting very slow,not showing gallary i formatted it through settings but issues all remained for that i decided to root using original rome file but it gives ...
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Galaxy s4 mini (GT I9192) - Android 4.4.2 … Storage space depleting even though data being deleted

So this is a recent development since last night.. when the phone suddenly started misbehaving. Hanging, apps crashing, working really slow, screen going blank, Vol / Power key buttons not working ...
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Why is Google maps 48M on Android 4.4.4 and 125M on Android 5.1.1?

Why is Google maps only 48 Megabytes on Android 4.4.4, but is 125M on Android 5.1.1? The Android 5.1.1 phone seems to have a 32-bit processor and the 4.4.4 phone seems to have a 64-bit processor from ...
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Bootanimation is changed but the official logo of penta is show

I have just remove my official boot animation & the new animation is work but the logo of company is show when before boot animation. I have Penta t-pad callpro3G.
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All apps including google apps stopped working

Please help! I reseted my phone still stopped working messages are pop uping. No apps can be opened all stoped working. Mine is rooted phone. I thought I will uninstall system app that is Google play ...
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Why does multi-user exist in Android if it doesn't work? [duplicate]

/sdcard -> /storage/sdcard0 /storage/sdcard0 -> /storage/emulated/legacy /storage/emulated/legacy -> /storage/emulated/0 Based on the above, if all the locations point to the same virtual ...
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It's there a way to get /system partition permanent read/write access even after reboot?

I used ADB.exe to get access to my System partition, I linked the dalvik-cache folder there to save space on my data partition, but the problem is I need to convert it read/write everytime I want to ...
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Uninstall harmful app. 'Mobile tracker' can damage your device.'

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 international i9300 since 2012. I've never rooted it. The last app I've installed was a few months ago. I'm running Android 4.4.4. Today, for the first time ever, I've ...
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Lifecycle and Compatibility of An Android Version (say 4.4.2)

I believe, currently Android 7.1.2 is the most updated version of android. I searched more to understand the life cycle of an android version but I couldn’t find. For example, What would be the ...
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How to disable OTA update of some specific apps?

My android device is 4.4.2 with no root access. I would like to disable OTA updates of some specific apps like facebook and other apps. Can it be possible? Please let me know, how to do this? ...