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Questions tagged [ota-update]

An acronym for "Over The Air" update, an OTA update generally refers to a firmware upgrade that is distributed to phones or other devices wirelessly, usually by a cell carrier or device manufacturer.

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How to fix Maps from unexpectedly stopping when running in background?

This is a Samsung Galaxy S8+ SM-G955FD with Oreo 8.0.0, today updated. Baseband G955FXXU4CRI1, Samsun Experience version 9.0, Android security patch level 1 November 2018. Since this update, whenever ...
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How to fix TWRP bootloop caused by an OTA update attempt on rooted phone without losing any data (including apps')?

My wife, unfamiliar with rooting, agreed to update my rooted Moto C Plus when it requested an update. Needless to say, that didn't turn out well. As a result, now my phone is booting only to TWRP. I ...
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Google calendar force closing after OTA update (SM-G930A)

I have a G930A, un-rooted, running AT&T's version of Oreo (8.0.0). I received an OTA update over the weekend and cannot use Google Calendar since--app force stops. I also cannot do a calendar ...
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Phone's Mic does not work when earphones are connected

I have a Moto G 5 Plus (India) which got an OTA update to Oreo 8.1 I use a pair of regular headphones (without a microphone), with my phone. Before the update, I could easily take a call, and I ...
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A/B (Seamless) update device questions

The internal storage of each Android device is separated into partitions such as system and boot. Most devices have only a single copy of each partition, but devices that support seamless updates have ...
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Can airplane mode be maintained during a system update?

When traveling internationally, it's often a good idea to put the phone in Airplane Mode before departure, activate wi-fi as needed, and leave the phone in Airplane Mode until returning to one's home ...
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signing custom OTA update .zip file

We have a kiosk application that needs to be able to periodically do OTA updates using our self-made OTA update .zip files. Our custom OTA update .zip file have the following files: /data/misc/adb/ ...
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Is there any way of generating a OTA target file.zip without recompiling?

Last week I generate an image of AOSP custom and I flash one device. Now, I have generated a new image and I want to make an ota update zip package to update my device. I can make a full update and ...
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adb: failed to read command: Undefined error: 0

I tried to use adb sideload and gotten following error: $ adb sideload marlin-ota-ppr2.181005.003-469ae02d.zip serving: 'marlin-ota-ppr2.181005.003-469ae02d.zip' (~94%) adb: failed to read ...
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Any maintained Touchwiz Roms with OTA updates?

With Lineage OS, and Resurrection OS, I can get OTA upgrades. These are both AOSP-based roms. Are there any Touchwiz-based third party roms that provide this? I'm asking because I want to sidestep ...
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How do I stop and disable Android system update?

My phone is getting old and I have no place and I don't want to update the Android operating system. By mistake I clicked update and it downloaded but it did not install yet. I want to delete. I'm not ...
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Where is the /data/system/called_pre_boots.dat file in nougat release?

ACTION_PRE_BOOT_COMPLETED is published after every system update and this information is available in /data/system/called_pre_boots.dat. However, in Nougat this file is removed. Question: Is this ...
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How do I update an OTA while retaining TWRP and Magisk, only with my phone?

I have a OnePlus 6 that uses the A/B partition schema. Previously with my OnePlus 5 with TWRP, I normally download the OTA package, reboot into TWRP to install it, and then TWRP img and Magisk ZIP ...
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How to stop my phone from annoying me with software updates?

I'm getting constant notifications that a new software-update is available for my phone. It's a motorola on android 7 and i do not want the software-update. I was getting notifications all day ...
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Which option to choose in Redwolf TWRP Recovery for OTA update support?

I recently flashed the redwolf twrp recovery on my Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Snapdragon variant; code name - mido) which runs on MIUI10 (beta) based on Android 7.0 Nougat. Now the reason behind the ...
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Moto G5 Plus - WhatsApp Cloud Backup, System Update Check not available in Roaming

When I am in roaming, WhatsApp chat cloud backup (in google drive) does not happens, it says, "Waiting for Internet connection". Similarly, when I try to check system update, it says, "system update ...
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Flashing update.zip signed with OEM keys return “failed to verify whole-file signature”

I have an update.zip which include an APK in the system/priv-app/ folder, a boot and shutdown animations and an SSH server among other things. I have the private and public keys of the OEM who sold me ...
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LG G4 Bootlooped after first reboot of custom rom

A while ago I flashed the Official G4 AOSCP Rom to my LG G4 H811, which already had an unlocked bootloader and TWRP. All was well for a couple of days, until I rebooted it for the first time. It then ...
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Through what mechanism does a carrier control the deployment of an OTA update

Android updates are provided by the phone manufacturer for each phone, and for an unlocked phone on a network that isn't a control freak, you should receive it ASAP. However, there are some networks ...
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Do you still get OTA updates after flashing custom recovery?

I want to flash TWRP to my device, will I still get OTA Updates? I don't want to root, my only reason for flashing TWRP is so that I can take NANDROID BACKUPS & extract App Data from the NANDROID ...
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Phone stuck in twrp bootloop after ota update - LeEco Le 1s

I have had twrp for more than a year. I've been skipping my ota update, but the update went through recently. Since then, the phone has been booting into twrp recovery mode. On googling, I found most ...
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Download AT&T OTA update while out of country

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 that I want to install Android 5.1 on. AT&T released this as an OTA last year (https://www.att.com/devicehowto/tutorial.html#!/stepbystep/id/stepbystep_KM1143907?make=...
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How can I cancel a Huawei system update?

This morning I turned I my Huawei Mediapad M8 and it tried to do a system update, although I don't remember seeing a notice about one. However it fails with the error "The update package does not ...
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How to stop system update on Galaxy S8 with Android 7.0?

I have disabled auto updates through developer options, but the S8 is still pushing through the update. I have attempted to restart but the update continues. Is there any way to stop this while on ...
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How to tell which Xposed modules will break OTA updates?

I have Xiaomi MiA1 which being an Android one device gets monthly security updates One can root it with Magisk and install systemless Xposed 1 . So far, good. My problem is with Xposed modules and ...
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Why do phones need an OTA update to support VoLTE for certain carriers but they work out of the box for other VoLTE carriers? [closed]

This is regarding unlocked phones sold from stores. A major carrier in my country depoloyed a VoLTE network and it worked even on custom ROMs with very minor problems. Now 2 other carriers are ...
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Android is upgrading … so slow

So I bought a replacement phone (I doubt the model matters but it's a Moto Z Play) and now it's catching up with upgrades and there are many updates and every one of them is taking like 15 or more ...
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Devices without Firmware OTA. Why and how to check?

Sellers often specify on their site if a device support Firmware OTA updates, or not. Two questions: If the OS is original android - why wouldn't it support Firmware OTA updates? After I received a ...
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HTC U Ultra: Turn off automatic software updates completely

I do not want to update any apps automatically. I want this to happen at home when I am not charged for data volume. Are these settings correct for my wish? If not, which settings do I have to change ...
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Can not disable Software Update application

I have an older Android phone and recently updated to Android v5. Since the update I keep receiving a notification on my screen to update the software again (it also automatically downloads a 250mb ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 won't show update to Oreo

My phone Mi A1 showed first the notification update for Oreo, it failed twice before showing the update for Security Patch of December after which the update of Oreo totally disappeared. Checking for ...
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Spectre: “Android devices running the latest security updates are already protected” - true for pre-Oreo (Android 8) devices?

Android devices running the latest security update, including Google’s Nexus and Pixel smart phones, are already protected. Source But is this true for devices running earlier versions of Android,...
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Android system update stuck for every

My phone is Pixel I. I got a notification for the latest Android 8.0.0. The screen says it is updating, and it has been two weeks...looks like it is not going to finish forever. There's no indication ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 - easy way to root and get OTA updates

I ordered Mi A1 which is the Android One offering in India at budget price point ( also in 36 countries going by the Wiki) It is expected to get OTA updates for next two years , which means including ...
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Does anyone know why after I updated my android phone, that it doesn't unlock?

I literally just updated my phone (I have a BLU X2 if that helps) to the new Android thing last night and my phone shuts down whenever I have any new updates. But I can't seem to unlock my phone this ...
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What is the use of build.prop.bakforspec and vendor.prop?

I have been editing build.prop without rooting the device(via adb mechanism by temporarily flashing twrp recovery using fastboot). And whenever an OTA update comes, it resets my buildprop. If I ...
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Re-updating an Android phone for test purposes?

For a network test, we require an Android phone to perform an OS update. We have a Nexus 6P and a Samsung Galaxy S8+. The issue is that once we perform an update, it's updated, and no more updates ...
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Security patch no longer supported android phone

I have a nextbit robin. Unfortunately they are no longer pushing out updates for them. Is there a way I can manually patch or am I better off installing a different ROM like cyanogenmod?
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Is Android vulnerable to the BlueBorne attack found in Linux?

I recently discovered there's an attack called BlueBorne against the Linux bluetooth functionality: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/392001/how-to-secure-linux-systems-against-the-blueborne-...
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How do tablet OTA updates work?

I'm thinking of buying the NVIDIA SHIELD K1 tablet. I was very impressed by the specs, especially as it's only $299. I noticed however, that it only shipped with 5.1 Lollipop. Of course, for a 2017 ...
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Is Nougat update available for LG K8?

So I have a 6.0 Marshmallow phone (LG K8). And I went to GSMarena to check the specs and I noticed that it says that LG K8 is upgradable to 7.0 Nougat. I went to check for update on my phone and ...
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Sliently perform OS and APK update programmatically [closed]

I am trying to create a system for performing over-the-air updates for APK and OS on my android devices. My question pertains to the part of actually performing the upgrade once the packages for OS ...
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S7 Edge - Boots into Odin Mode when trying to system update

I have a rooted Verizon S7 Edge on 7.0 and whenever I try to do a system update, it reboots into Odin mode and does nothing. FRP lock is off and OEM unlock is enabled.
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How do I find out how long a Samsung Android device will be security supported?

As we all know, surfing the Internet with a device that no longer gets security updates is a sure recipe for getting hacked. If I have a Samsung Android device, how do I find out whether it is still ...
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Will I receive Android OTA updates after switching carriers?

I currently own a Samsung Galaxy S5, purchased from AT&T. It has what I presume is an AT&T version of the OS with an AT&T boot screen, etc. Software updates are also delivered OTA via AT&...
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Marshmallow 6.0.1 OTA Update - Boot Loop

Samsung A3 Model: A300FU Country: United Kingdom My phone was previously locked on O2 and my brother got it unlocked and i was able to use a Virgin sim. Yesterday I updated the phone's software to ...
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Do I have to install every nightly on LineageOS?

Do I have to download and install every single nightly that comes up? Are the later updates dependent on the earlier ones?
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Where can I find the list of all updates released by Google for Nexus devices?

it's been a while since I updated my Nexus 10 tablet and with each new update, I'm being notified of further newer updates. I've updated my device 6-7 times in 3 days. Where can I find the list of all ...
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Is it safe to use OTA update while rooted with TWRP

I have a Lenovo Tab 2 A7-10 F, in which I have installed TWRP and rooted with SuperSu. Recently it notified me of an OTA update: T2_A7_10F_S000057_160701_ROW But I am not sure if I should install ...
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Updation frequently fails on MIUI 8.2.5

I want to update my Redmi 3S Prime with miui 8.1.1 stable ROM to miui 8.2.5 (643 MB ;STABLE), I just downloaded the ROM via updater app in the mobile and when it completes the app shows that please ...