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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Unwanted Apps (Maybe malware) downloaded and installed on Android device

Off late, I have been observing some unwanted apps getting downloaded and installed on my Android device without my knowledge. Upon noticing I uninstalled those apps. However, the next time I switch ...
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Do you have the dirtycow app or binary exceutable for android 4.4? [closed]

I need the dirtycow app or binary exceutable for android 4.4, i want to check the dirtycow patch for my android 4.4 device.Could you help me? Thank you~
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prestigion tablet : lost my pattern and google account and dont have recovery menu

i lost my android pattern and my google account password. my tablet dont have any recovery menu and download mode ... i hold down Vol Up + Power OR Vol Down + Power OR Home + power and ... no resone ...
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Did kingoroot install bloatware on my phone? Or is this a legitimate android locksreen?

Long story short, I have rooted my phone in order to resolve 'low on internal storage' issues (turned out the cache folder grew to almost 2GB). I have used kingoroot as suggested in this answer and it ...
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Root Android tablet with adequate SuperUser app

I'm an Android developer doing a project which requires rooting the device and doing some su task to fulfill the needs. The problem is that all the rooting software solutions that worked for me (iRoot,...
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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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What App is this?

From times in times, when I unlock my screen comes up an automatic installation attempt, blocked by my settings (block from unknown sources). I would like to know if this app, called Calculator ...
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How can I make Android M stay connected to a weak wireless network?

I recently switched from an older device running CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4 / Kitkat) to a newer device running CyanogenMod 13.1 (Android 6.0 / Marshmallow). Both with this device and with others, ...
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MOTO E 1st Gen From Dalvik to ART : com.android.systemui stop and loop

May I first apologize for my english : non-native speaker, some erratic grammar might happen. Si un francophone passe ici, ce sera bien plus facile pour moi ;) I'm NOT skilled in android fix, so be ...
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Phone sometimes can't detect any WIFI networks

I have a fully rooted Lenovo A328, and at random times, it would just totally not detect wifi. Even if I place the phone right in front of my wifi router, it still doesn't detect it. In the WLAN ...
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What is “Common data service” app in the preinstalled app list?

when I searched for installed app from setting>App then under ALL heading I found the "Commmon data service" app with unknown/suspicious icon. is it a android pre-installed system app? or something ...
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kitkat not displaying emoji

I have an LG G3 phone with kitkat (4.4.2), about 2 years old. When using the twitter app, there are some emoji I can't see (those belonging to Unicode 9). My LG keyboard only supports, AFAIK, Unicode ...
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Corrupt framework-res.apk causes boot loop in KitKat 4.4.2

My device is soft bricked due to a corrupt framework-res.apk, it’s stuck in a boot loop but it can be put in recovery mode. In recovery it gives the option to install updates via adb sideload and the ...
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There is no System Updates when I go to About Phone, please help?

recently I bought YotaPhone 2 from Aliexpress, and I wanted to update its android which is currently version 4.4.3, and when I go to Settings and About Phone, the first thing from the top is Status, ...
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My yu Yureka is bricked now I tried installing nougat with cm-14 but there is a error being displayed while installing cm 14 (comparing tz version)?

error 7 looks like the both the firmware's are not compatible(googled). now the only solution available online was to flash with twrp recovery which needed the phone to start which is not possible for ...
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SMS is stuck as “not received” and reappears each restart

Several months ago I received a spam message on my Android phone (nothing unusual there). What is unusual, is the fact that this SMS is now stuck somewhere inside my phone's messaging module and it ...
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Some applications won't connect to the internet via 3G after rooting my phone

I have initially a Motorola moto g xt1039 with Android 4.4.4 I have rooted the phone by following this guide. The phone works normal, I am able to connect to the internet via Wi-Fi. Some ...
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Almost all memory is used up by files symply classified as “Other”. How do I fix it?

Currently using an HTC Desire 510 with Android 4.4.3 It has a total of roughly 3.8 GB interal storage (not counting application storage). But about 3GB are occupied by what the phone considers "Other ...
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Link2SD: Mount script cannot be created

After making a 1744MB ext2 partition on my 4GB MicroSD with the Aparted app (since my Windows SD slot is broken) and trying to select ext2 when I start Link2SD I always get the error: Mount script ...
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downloading do not turn off target [closed]

the mobile in a screen appear and green android and downloading do not turn off target and don't exit from this mode what should I do
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Help on fixing “unfortunately the process com android systemui has stopped” on galaxy S3 NOTE

Every time I press the home button to get out of an app: meaning that the app is running in the background, then press the home button again to swipe away or close the app the message, "unfortunately ...
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Will updating from KitKat to Lollipop delete my data?

I have a LENOVO A6000 running KitKat and I want to update it to Lollipop. I have important pictures and videos on my mobile. Will my data be deleted or remain the same if I update my mobile?
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Dumping/saving the list of Running apps in Kitkat 4.4.4

Mobile phone : Galaxy S4 (T-mobile SGH-M919) running Android 4.4.4, 2GB RAM out of which 520MB is reported as free (as of NOW), 16 GB memory out of which 805 MB is ...
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How can I display as many Unicode blocks as possible in Android?

I study linguistics and ancient scripts, and this requires glyphs on high Unicode blocks which most fonts do not support. Unfortunately it seems like most apps in Android will only render the glyphs ...
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Cannot switch between users on Android 4.4 (CM11)

I have enabled multi-user support on a phone running CyanogenMod 11 (KitKat) by adding the following to /system/build.prop: fw.show_multiuserui=1 fw.max_users=4 and I was able to create a new user ...
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Moving big apps to SD card on 4.4.2

My Android is 4.4.2, Phone model: Panasonic eluga s. I have a 32 GB SD card in my cell. Please tell me how to shift big apps to SD card. I also have root access. There is no option of move to SD card ...
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YouTube and AdAway whitelist?

I use AdAway to modify my hosts file with quite a few aggressive sources. Unfortunately when my filters are active I can't see any channel or user pictures in the YouTube app. I can't figure out what ...
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Google Now app force closes/crashes immediately upon launch

I'm running rooted stock Android 4.4.2 on an AT&T Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900A). No problems with any other Gapps or apps in general. I have tried flashing older versions, but that didn't help. The ...
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Change UUID of Android Device

I'm trying to change bulk devices UUIDs using DroidExplorer I've opened /data/data/com.android.providers.settings/databases/settings.db selected android_id from table secure to change the value. I ...
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How to handle disconnections from wifi on an app in kiosk mode

at work we use an android device (a Famoco device updated to Android 4.4) to register the employees clock in|clock out, similarly to a time clock. We use Famoco to help ensuring our app is always on ...
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Is it required to unlock the bootloader to root (normally)?

So, a long time ago I rooted my device using a Windows app called KingoRoot, and after that my tablet didn't boot. The exact same thing happened with my other device. I did not unlock the bootloader ...
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All apps are 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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How to boot in download mode with a Zonda a450

Already googled this, no results, i tried with youtube video tutorial in which you supposedly boot your phone in download mode while holding the volumen down button and the power button, but it doesn'...
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How to flash a zip file without signature verification?

I have lenovo a3300-gv running android kit-kat. I tried to flash a .zip file in it using flashify. But it fails to flash as signature verification fails. I read some articles stating to flash in CWM/...
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PM error Could not access the Package Manager

I am trying to freeze an app on my phone using the solution given here. I am using the Terminal Emulator app to execute the commands: su pm disable {package_name} But am getting an error: ...
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Idle device and inactive phone consuming too much battery

I just bought a brand new Zonda a450 with android 4.4, i was quite surprised when the battery started to drain too fast, even taking a photo with flash could take 3% of the battery instantly. I ...
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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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Andriod 4.4.2 “optimizing app x of 50 android” after flash Gapps

I've flashed Gapps for kitkat in my andriod 4.4.2, and now when I turn on the phone, The problem is that always said "optimizing app x of 50 android", the which take much time. (I also happened 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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Can I connect my Android to my laptop?

I have a Motorola Moto E running kitkat 4.4.4. Is there any way to link my phone to my laptop (Windows 8) and control the phone from there? Such as downloading apps to the phone via usb connection ...
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Root my Android (Motorola Moto E)

What is the best method for rooting a Motorola Moto E Android running kitkat 4.4.4? I know nothing about unlocking bootloaders, so any help you could give me there would be great!
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HP Slate 21 Won't Boot and Recovery Doesn't Work

My stock HP Slate no longer boots. It stops at the HP logo / Powered by Android splash screen. I've tried all of the solutions typically available to this device like resetting with the power turned ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Bootloop?

I purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 in 2013, GT-N8010, Android 4.4 and recently, I had a problem- when it loaded, it said Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and didn't load. I tried to factory reset it ...
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Escalate privileges in ADB shell to fix build.prop permissions

So I've done # mv /storage/emulated/legacy/build.prop /system/build.prop on my SM-T311 (Android 4.4.2) and now it won't boot. The only change I've made was adding one line at the end: net.hostname=...
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Is it possible to add other font styles for default monospace font?

I've changed the default Droid Sans Mono to Roboto Mono by replacing the font file, keeping the filename. Can I add other font styles to it (bold, italic, bold-italic)? Will the OS detect and use them ...
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AD's will popup on screen

Each time when i turn on my WiFi, ads will popup and apps will get installed automatically. Some times WiFi switch's on automatically and junk apps gets downloaded.
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Moto G phone continuously shows dialogs saying “Unfortunately, SomeApp has stopped”

My Motorola G phone continuously shows crash dialogs of the app. Multiple dialogs appear on top of each other and if I press ok, the dialog reappears immediately. Due to these dialogs, I cannot use ...
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Difference between Android ID and device ID

What is the difference between android ID and device ID? Here's how I obtain them: Android ID: String androidID = Settings.Secure.getString(MainActivity.this.getContentResolver(), ...
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Unable to Install Apps from on Samsung Phone

A friend of mine gave me here phone to install an application from Play store because she could not do on her own. It was a Galaxy J1 mini phone and I thought it would not take long to install the app ...
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What happens if google play services data is cleared..?

Play services data was >200 MB in my phone i cleared data of it but now it is using so much of internet within fraction of minutes. What is the solution to fix this problem?