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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Lenovo A916 Power Manager App Fails

I can't turn on emergency mode in Lenovo Power Manager app, it seams broken with my system. Emergency Mode is like classic phone mode, only calls, SMS, contacts and clock are enabled. It saves ...
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Can I prevent Android from booting in Safe Mode altogether?

I have a Nexus 5 (hammerhead) running CyanogenMod 11. The Volume Down rocker button is damaged in such a way that it's stuck on (apparently a common failure mode after 2+ years). The only real ...
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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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Huawei Ascend Y550-L01 Rooted with Kingroot now Superuser app not responding

I have just unlocked the Bootloader and Rooted my phone,now I have a problem with Superuser APP as it says that it has stopped when I press it? Has any one had this problem and how can I fix it? ...
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I can't remount /system as rw. I get an error message: mount: Read-only file system

I'm using a rooted Huawei G7 and i'm trying to install BusyBox, but I keep getting an error. I'm 100% sure this error is because there is some weird write protection on /system. I know this because ...
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Want to upgrade 4.2.2 to 4.4 (GT6060)

I'm using Samsung Grand Neo(GT9060) with 4.2.2. Now I want to upgrade it with 4.4.But there is no update available. Is it possible to upgrade??if so then how??
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How to enable otg in moto e

I am using MOTO-E and working on lollipop OS. Here, OTG is not supporting. I have read it from google which Moto-E doesn't support OTG. My question is Will oTG work on OS 4.4 (Kitkat)? How to ...
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Samsung working extremely slow

I unrooted my tab then did a factory reset, I then rooted my tab with Kingo Root, after rooting was successful my tab's performance became very slow. So I decided to boot into recovery mode then wipe ...
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How to change razr d3 MAC address?

I'm trying to change the MAC address of my razr d3, model XT915, android 4.4.2, but I didn't have success. In my last try I was using busybox and the following command: busybox ifconfig wlan0 hw ...
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Problems after restoring nandroid backup

On my Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F, Android 4.4.2) I made a nandroid backup of "everything" (boot, cache, recovery, system, etc.) about six weeks ago (using PhilzTouch recovery). Yesterday I tried to restore ...
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How to install kitkat 4.4.4 over Android 4.2.2

In my SONY Xperia Z current version of android version is 4.2.2. I want to remove this OS totally (as we remove windows OS to install newer) and install new Kitkat 4.4.4 version. I have followed this ...
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battery charge stops at 99%

My phone is Kyocera Hydro Icon, running Android 4.4 After using it for almost a year, recently charging its battery stops at 99%, indicated by the battery icon and the corresponding LED staying red ...
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How do you change name of the internal storage memory in an Android device

I am using Android 4.4.4 on a device called GPD XD. Right now, I see that when I connect the device to the computer via USB, both the internal memory and the external memory card are called "SD Card"....
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Moving apps to SD card?

How do I exactly move apps to the SD Card? I have already rooted my phone, but I still don't know what to do next. I did some research, but I ended up getting stuff like "Settings > Apps > [App] > ...
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How can I add a contact WITHOUT choosing an account to sync with?

First of all, know that this has NOTHING to do with stopping contacts from Gmail being added to my phone's contacts. I am trying to add a contact, but it keeps presenting me with a list of accounts to ...
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Installing Fresh Android OS [duplicate]

I have Amazon fire tablet. I want to install fresh android 4.4 or above. Is there any step by step instruction available somewhere or how do I do this?
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Screen Orientation not working automatically

My Motorola Moto X screen orientation is not working automatically when I turn my phones in a different direction
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Android Decrypt SD Card after Factory Reset

I have a Galaxy Note2 device, Android 4.4.2, in which I have my extCard encrypted using the settings option, for a force majore I had to reset factory settings. now i can't access my important files ...
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How to make default application in android?

I need to add one of my app to my android such that even if it is fully formatted it remains within the android as the default installed app. Can i get help regarding it. I have my android rooted.
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Install CyanogenMod in lenovo A3500-HV

I own a Lenovo A3500 -HV. I have been using it for an year now and it is running KitKat(4.4.2). There is no sign of a newer OS coming to this tab so I have decided to install a new ROM. I decided to ...
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/storage/emulated/0 is missing. Apps can't find the directory

It began when I accidentally formatted the internal storage with TWRP. Now the OS can't mount the internal storage and the /storge/emulated/0 directory is missing but when I go to settings -> storage ...
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Need to change the application download option

I have updated my mobile software from kitkat to lollipop. While updating, I was prompted to download the software over three option. I chose wi-fi. But when the software is updated, I am getting an ...
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where are DNS settings under 4.4.2?

I cannot find where to configure DNS settings for this device: Model number: astar Processor type: QuadCore-A33 Android version: 4.4.2 Firmware version: v2.0 Kernel version: 3....
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android improve internal storage

is it possible to use an sd card as part of a smartphone's internal storage, even rooting the phone? I have read that google has been on that feature since android M, but what about versions like ...
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lost all photo in mobile in samsung galaxy core 2

I have a phone name Samsung galaxy core2, my problem is my all photo is save in SD card but it is not showing in the gallery I have even try to remove the SD card n restart it but then also it is not ...
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Can't connect to wifi again after connecting to mobile network

My Android is 4.4. Sometimes when I leave home, my phone changes from connecting to my home wifi to connecting to its mobile network. When I arrive a place with wifi, e.g. an office or back to my ...
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What is this symbol in the notification bar mean?

What does this symbol on my galaxy grand duo running kitkat mean?
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Error 102 chrome

I have a micromax a102 and when ever I try to visit a page which I was able to visit few days ago like Google weblite I get error 102 or connection refused on pretty much every where a few points you ...
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Whenever i tried to root my Xolo a1010 it always shows an error, How can i root my device.?

I want to root my device XOLO A1010, whenever i try to root it with kingoroot, kingroot, frameroot it shows an error occured. Pleae help me to get my phone rooted..
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Locked in a User Account

My device (maybe) doesn't support Multiple Users. I have a rooted device with Xposed Framework installed. I installed an app from the Play Store (I think it's named as "Multi Users", or other ...
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How can I access to the files of a game with data?

I have a game called for example "Shadow Fight 2" and I like it soundtracks, so I want to have the songs but this game has data and the songs didn't exist in the .apk file ( I opened it with an ...
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Bluetooth sync with Local contacts - cyanogenmod

G'day, I have a SGS4mini (I9195) with cyanogenmod 11 (4.4 kitkat) and have most of my contacts "local" i.e. not synced with google. I have successfully paired it with my (Citroen) car and can place ...
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How can a camera takes 8MP pictures in a SoC with 5MP support only?

In general specifications of Mediatek MT6572, it supports up to 5MP camera, but this product Yezz Andy A4M is supposed to support 8MP camera which is theorically not possible unless the camera is ...
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insufficient storage when installing a new app

when I try to install an app which requires 22MB, it fails because of insufficient storage. I check my system, it shows 652MB free internal storage, 251MB free SD card storage, and 460MB free RAM, ...
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Every App crashes, if you connect a BT input-device

I have a problem with my Android-tablets and a connected Bluetooth remote control. (It gets detected as a BT-keyboard, which is fine to me) The remote control is a BT 4.0-remote control and is ...
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Do i need the internet to root my android device?

Have been trying to root without the intent and it seems it's not working, I have tried every thing, using different applications still the same thing so that's why I'm asking..
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App doesn't recognize moved OBB file to SD even though 'Obb on SD' Xposed module is installed

I'm trying to move the OBB files of some of my games to my SD card to free some internal storage space. I looked for solutions and found the Obb on SD Xposed module, which says that "just enable ...
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Enable lock screen widgets, 4.4.2 Kitkat on Samsung Mega 6.3 LTE

When I try to enable lock screen widgets in my Samsung Mega 6.3 LTE with Kitkat 4.4.2 from Settings > Security it has no "Enable widgets" which was the solution in How do you add widgets to the ...
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How can I disable (only) the rear facing camera?

I have a Droid Maxx running Android 4.4, but the rear facing camera has a problem. I tried replacing it once, and it worked for a few minutes, but went bad again. The front facing camera works fine. ...
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Can't install apk from Package Installer

I have downloaded an apk from a site, but now I cannot install it; when I'm trying to install, it just returns me an alert / toast message with: Sorry, no application available The Package Installer....
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Gmail not working with the background data restriction

My device is YU YUREKA with android 4.4.4 and Cyanogenmod 11.0 Restriction of background data in android devices is very much in now-a-days and I always use it. But recently I am facing problem with ...
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Bluetooth switches on every time the phone locks

Since some time ago, every time I lock my phone screen or it gets locked due to not being used, Bluetooth automatically switches on. Why could it be? Android 4.4 on a Samsung Grand Neo Plus
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Microphone volume randomly reduced

I have a Lenovo A6000 phone, Android 4.4.4 is installed. I have Dolby off and I don't use any app to control volumes (not even skype, viber or facebook messenger), also, the phone is NOT rooted. ...
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Change wallpaper via ADB/terminal

Is there any terminal (ADB) command for Android to change the launcher wallpaper?
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HTC stuck at logo screen while entering recovery mode

I want to install Kitkat 4.4.2 Rom to my HTC Sensation XL android phone. I followed instructions and I installed CWM (ClockWorkMod) but I can not enter recovery choice. When I click on that there ...
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Blank screen boot loop on SM-T211

I have a Samsung SM-T211 (India) tablet and am using it for 2 years. I have rooted it using ODIN and TWRP (android 4.4.2) based on online tutorials and it is working fine. Couple of days back when I ...
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Malware application trying to override system application

My device (Symphony W69Q; running Android 4.4.2) recently encountered an annoying problem. It's UI began to turn off & restart continuously. I also some unwanted apps running in background and ...
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I lost my phone please help to locate it [duplicate]

I have lost my phone and I used the Samsung account to locate it, but it didn't work. Also, I told the police using the IMEI number of the phone. In the same day I looked into Android Device Manager,...
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Change screen unlock method (old Symbian style) on KitKat

Ever since I switched from Symbian to Android I missed a feature that I consider to be of extreme handiness. On my old Nokias, I had a short timer (like 10 seconds) that locked the screen in a simple ...
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High CPU usage and no sleep after upgrading to 4.4.4

I have a Sony Xperia E3. I recently upgraded to Android 4.4.4 from 4.4.2. I don't know if that is causing my issue, but it didn't happen before that. I recently started noticing that my phone becomes ...