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Questions tagged [android-versions]

Android is available in a number of versions with differing capabilities. This tag is for questions that are about Android versioning in general or about differences among multiple versions.

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Lock screen widget and wallpaper

I'm currently using a Moto E with Android version 5.1. I would like to change the clock widget on the lock screen with a customized one and even lock screen wallpaper. Is there a way to do so? I'm ...
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Accessing system files

How do I access the individual files of my Android, as in moonactivecoinmaster, then cache folder, then asset bundle. Do I need a rooted phone to do so? I have already opened to developer options
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What is the circle showing on android call screen?

What is showing on this circle in middle?
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What is PD1A.180720.030 in Android 9.0.0 (PD1A.180720.030)?

https://developers.google.com/android/drivers has binaries like Pixel 3 XL binaries for Android 9.0.0 (PD1A.180720.030) Pixel 3 XL binaries for Android 9.0.0 (PD1A.180720.031) Pixel 3 XL binaries ...
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Can I update my Redmi 5 beta to Stable manually?

Can I update my Redmi 5 beta to Stable manually by going to About phone > system update > choose update packages. N select the stable zip file n flash. Can I do that ?
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Why files/directories under Android's root filesystem don't change across different version updates?

I compared 2 devices; one running Android v5.1.1 and other v9.0. So I noticed that files under /proc are same in both. Can anyone explain why there is no difference even though OEM's are different and ...
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What is this app icon showing in my notification bar? Check the pic i encircled with blue [duplicate]

That icon i with blue circle showing in the screenshot..what do you mean by that?
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Clone the Andriod version from Samsung to Lenovo?

I bought this Lenovo K10a40, and I bought just problems. This will be a number 2 phone if I can get it work in a reliable state. I have been looking a little around and if I could downgrade it to ...
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Touch screen changing

Can we replace the touchscreen of 5.5-inch size, 720p resolution in a smartphone to the same size but with 1080p resolution touchscreen? Is there any possibility? Or is it not possible? If not why?
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How to solve ssl certificate issue on Android oreo 8.1

I build a Android application and want to fix bugs by using man in middle attack . I used a ssl capture or debug proxy app for find a bugs but when I use these apps its doesn't work on MY android ...
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Location triggered alarm [duplicate]

Suppose you want to activate an alarm triggered once a certain location is reached. There exist something capable of this already on Samsung S9 for example
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What android icon app is this?pls help [duplicate]

Please help me identify the icon encircled in my attached photo..thank you.
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How to Copy Link from android app?

Hello sir/mam how can i copy a link from any android app that has link inside pages I have some whatsapp group joining link inside app Every pages has a link of Whatsapp group i want to copy that ...
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Why are there 2 silent mode icons on this phone?

Why does this phone have 2 silent mode icons ??
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Converting a android phone to a satellite phone

Is there something that you can buy that will convert your android phone (specifically a Samsung Galaxy 8 edge) into a satellite phone? If so what are the advantages?
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Android gmail password folder

I'd like to ask you how can I get my password of my email that I forgot (it's a Yahoo account). The account is mine, I changed phone and when I was about to type in gmail-app the password, I couldn't ...
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I have bought a new mi 5 mobile

My older phone internet was too fast. When I transferred my sim into new phone, the internet is too damn slow. It's slower than tortoise. What should I do?
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Can I install packages to external SD card on Termux in Android?

I am using Termux in my Android device and it is awesome. I've installed it from Google Play. Now the packages that I install using the command pkg install ..., install those to the internal storage. ...
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Cookie Alert on Android

Is there a way to block eu cookie alert on android? Tried Adblock browser - no luck. and i am using a cookie alert blocker on PC, which doesn't work on Android.
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Will new Play Store minsdk restrictions prevent my phone from accessing new apps?

I was reading an article that states by Nov. 2018, all new apps and new updates for apps on the play store will need to target minsdk level 26, which corresponds to Android 8.0. Does this mean that ...
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Problem in adoroid when I created new project [closed]

Any one can help me for solving this problems When I open new project this problem appears
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How can I disable the GPS functionality from my android phone at the kernel level?

How can I disable the GPS functionality from my android phone at the kernel level? I know this requires (though not sure) disabling either device drivers for GPS or kernel module BUT how to do it ...
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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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Is it possible to install Xposed for Oreo 8.0 without breaking the Safetynet Check?

From my research, the two seem to be mutually exclusive: Not passing the Safetynet check will break certain apps like G Pay and Snapchat, but installing Xposed for 8.0 doesn't seem possible without ...
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How can I change default timer ringtone

I have a samsung galaxy note 4 and I am wondering how can I change my defauly ringtone? Thanks
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It's ENTIRELY possible to upgrade or downgrade Android directly from that mobile device with no computer needed? [closed]

I'm wondering if it is at all possible to downgrade my current version of Android on my smartphone from marshmallow to lollipop without the use of a regular computer. Is it able to be downloaded and ...
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How to get a rid from “Warning: Camera failed” error?

I have a Samsung Galaxy J7. It's camera was destroyed by an accident. So everytime I open camera, snapchat etc apps it shows "Warning: Camera failed". For a reason I need my phone to take at least a ...
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spy / invisible file occupying 4gb+ space in internal storage

I am running Android 6 Marshmallow on Sony Xperia z3. I use my memory card second partition to link most of my apps and increase my space. (app2 SD / link2sd app) some of my folders I link manually ...
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Update failure for Redmi Note 4

We have two Redmi note 4 phones. In both of them the official update for miui 9 also android nougut (same package total of 1.3 GB) came. In one of the phone it updated smoothly but in the other phone ...
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How to upgrade Android API level on my device?

I have an Android device and its OS is 4.2.2 and API level is 17. How to change the API level without flashing firmware? Is API level upgraded by flashing a custom firmware?
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What is the earliest version that suppprts iPhone Wifi Assist equivalent for Android?

On my iPhone I have something called Wifi Assist: With iOS 9 and later, you can use Wi-Fi Assist to automatically switch to cellular when you have poor a Wi-Fi connection. What is the first ...
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Android Google translate update September 2017

So the latest android update to Google now automatically translates a Web pages. It allows you to either never translate page or never translate language. Thing is, I'm learning the language so I want ...
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When will my device get the Android 8.0 update (Oreo)?

Android Oreo was officially released on August 21, 2017. It adds features such as picture-in-picture and AutoFill. You can review the high-level changes at the Android developer website. Of course, ...
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Find Android version on S6 - suspect Android 7 because of rounded icons

I recently updated my Samsung S6. As far as I can tell, because I'm now seeing rounded app icons, I'm now using Android 7 with the Samsung Experience UX, based on this post: www.sammobile.com/2017/03/...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 latest update

I want to update my Samsung Galaxy S3 to latest android release. I think the official latest release is 4.4. But I want to go beyond 4.4, but how ?
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Authentification wi-fi with my Android?

I have an Hisense L675, Android version 6.0. I haven't Wi-fi connection at home YET and I use my USB pendrive to my PC HP 15-AY094NL. Sometimes I would like to connect it and use it like Wi-fi with ...
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My app refuses to work unless I have a vpn enabled

Would be grateful for some advice. For over a year my app developers have been struggling to get my app working correctly on my Galaxy S7. The issue seems to be that some aspect of the login process ...
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Can't get android 7 on galaxy s6

I have tried manually updating my galaxy s6 but it says I have the latest (6.0.1) but I know this isn't true! My friend has practically the same phone but with android 7. How do I update mine? This ...
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Huawei Nova CAN -Lxx?

I am asked to buy the Huawei Nova CAN-L12...it has to be above CAN-L12C635B140...... But merchants of the Huawei Nova do not specify if it is CAN-L12, or L02, or L(other)..What is the CAN-xxxx coding?...
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Remix OS Android Kernel Upgrade

I have recently Installed Remix OS on my pc. I found out that the linux kernel version on this version of Remix OS is 4.4.3 which doesnot support dual band wifi. How can I upgrade the linux kernel ?
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Can we screen record without any android app in Android version 4.1?

I search a lot on Play store but did not find any screen recorder app in play store which compatible on Android version 4.1
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Inappropriate Downloading Notification. How to remove?

I had installed a Hindi Dictionary Application which contains the Speech to Text Output.After pressing the speech button then the Downloading notification came up,three days passed still the ...
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Oppo F1 and F1s Case

Can anyone tell me if an Oppo F1 case will fit the Oppo F1s? I think the dimensions are the same, other than the camera shape. However if anyone can confirm for me that would be much appreciated.
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Since which Android version is exFat supported?

Which Android version supports exFat, if at all? The web seems unclear about that. Thanks!
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unkown android icon

I saw this icon and I wanted to know what application it belongs to (it is in the gray area, not the top bar):
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Can't play any video

I cant play any video in any video player in my android phone. My phone model is ZTE BLADE VEC PRO android kitkat 4.2.2 Weird. All i can remember when this happened I tried to restart my phone, and I ...
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How do I change the stock firmware in Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo to higher than 4.4 KitKat without rooting?

My Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo has Android Kitkat. Is there a way to upgrade (without rooting the phone) to a newer version?
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How to upgrade my Android version?

I have been trying to upgrade my android version 4.2.2 to above. But I can't. I've seen others do it. Can anybody tell me?
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Where is the chart that shows device model popularity?

There is a box-chart that showed the list of android devices out in use, and the relative popularity of each. I'm not sure if this is Google Developer provided, or by some 3rd party, but I'd like to ...
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About Android versions and naming [closed]

Android 4.1 was jellybean. Also 4.2 and 4.3. And then, 4.4 emerged - as KitKat. After that, it bounced right up to 5.0 Lollipop! How does this 'versioning' system work? What makes a 'new version with ...