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Questions tagged [stock-android]

The version of Android originally on the device as supplied by the manufacturer or phone network, including any customizations, alternative interfaces and updates.

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What parts of a stock Android ROM are proprietary software? [duplicate]

Since there are a lot of projects for modified OSs based on Android, I was wondering: which sections of a stock Android ROM are proprietary software ("binary blobs")? How functioning is a stock ...
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Increase audio output gain

I'm trying to increase the output volume of Google Podcasts on a Pixel running 9.0. It seems like the easiest way to do this used to be with an Equalizer set to session ID 0, but this behavior is ...
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Cant use gamepad on android (ipega 9120)

Need help with this issue. I bought new ipega controller 9120. I followed the instructions to connect the devices to my phone. I press home button and left pad, the gamepad turned on and showing blink ...
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Can custom roms like aim rom or aex increase gaming performance over stock Android?

Note: I have zero technical knowledge about Android or custom roms or root etc. Am using Moto G5 plus (4bg) and I play games like PES 2019 and pubgm a lot. Now my device runs these games with some ...
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Can i flash Super SU from my SD Card?

I want root my redmi 5 device. Can i copy my super su zip file to my SD Card and and flash from SD card with TWRP ? Because I don't want to wipe my internal storage
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How to import contacts into phone instead Google contacts?

I'm using stock android on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 running on Oreo stable update. I want to import contacts in phone instead Google's contacts. I've trouble using Google apps contacts and phone....
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How can I remove system apps from stock android? [duplicate]

Hi I'm using stock android with Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2. Running on android version 8.1.0 So should I root to remove system apps I don't use some social media apps so I want to remove them.
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Completely compromised, but how?

I'm hoping a few geniuses out there can lend there wisdom, I'm at a complete loss. Or maybe I'm the simple type. I would like to assume I'm "hacked" but the situations I've been through lead me to ...
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How to remove duplicate contacts from Google Contacts and Phone app?

I'm using stock android on ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M2 with Android 8.1.0. When I did imported contacts from .vcf in contacts app it's fine under my account(Swapnil Nagtilak) there are single numbers. ...
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Wake lock setting

I know that there is full wake lock setting in Android which prevents the screen from turning off. Also, there is a partial wake lock, by which the CPU runs in it's full speed even if the screen is ...
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What can happen if I pull out the battery without switching off the device?

I just want to know what can happen if the battery from an Android device is pulled out without switching off the OS. Will any serious or irreversible harm occur to the software or hardware? What can ...
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Alarm behaving very strangely

There is already another question like this (Alarm is disabled when device is switched off) but my question is slightly different from those. In my new phone with Android 7.0 Nougat, I found ...
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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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Is it possible to keep the touch sensor on while the screen is off?

I know that the touch sensor of a phone's screen requires power to operate. So, my question is that, is there any way to keep the touch sensor on while the screen is off in Android OS?
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Inserting incompatible SD card?

I have an Android phone which supports 32GB SD card. So, if I insert a 64GB SD card, I know that the device will not recognize it. But, if I create two partitions in the 64GB SD card (32GB each), will ...
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Huge battery power consumption with one particular SIM card

I have a Vodafone SIM card in an Android phone. In that phone, there is a 2000 mAh battery. I had noticed that the battery was discharging very fast, about 2%/hour when idle! At that time, no battery ...
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Why do the system apps show 0B memory space occupied?

I had noticed in my phone's applications manager, that the size of the system apps are displayed as 0B, which indicates that no memory space is occupied by that particular app. Please see this ...
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TWRP loop after factory reset from stock android on moto m

I just used the factory reset from the android backup and reset option to reset my moto m. But there seems to be a problem. It automatically restarted into TWRP, so I did a factory reset from there ...
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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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Print Spooler is crashing in 480 dpi screen

Please understand this question before marking this as duplicate. In my phone, the Print Spooler app is working perfectly fine when the screen density is set to less than 400 dp. But, when I set the ...
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How to reduce the minimum screen timeout?

I was trying to programmatically set the screen timeout to 5 seconds, because the minimum value provided by my Android OS is 10 seconds, which is more than enough for me. But I was out of luck! Is ...
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How to change the lowest and highest screen brightness in Android?

Is there any way to reduce the lowest and highest screen brightness settings by editing the build.prop file in Android? If yes, then how?
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How to use the power provided by USB OTG?

I know that USB OTG supplies at least 5V of power. I am trying to run a small LED or other types of loads through the USB OTG, but I was out of luck! How to enable the power supply through the USB OTG ...
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How to replace Android's Download Manager by an other default app?

I got enough of the poor functionality of com.android.providers.downloads So I decided for a better alternative download manger. But how can I choose the alternative as preferred download manager? ...
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Why is the '/storage/emulated/' directory inaccessible?

The /storage directory and the /storage/emulated/0 directory is accessible in a non-rooted Android OS. So, why is the /storage/emulated directory not accessible in a non-rooted Android OS ?
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Project FRP Destroyer on XDA, i need help with format

Alright, I'm not sure where this is supposed to go, I'm not sure if it relates more to custom recovery users, so... Android Enthusiasts, or Stack Overflow because it deals with commands... Anyway, ...
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Is it possible to change file permissions on Android's internal storage?

How can I change file permission of a file on Android without rooting? I actually want to prevent some files from deletion. Note: I am asking of changing the file permissions of user-created files in ...
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Does the Android OS supports playing two or more audios simultaneously?

Does the Android OS supports playing two or more audios simultaneously ? I am asking this because I have seen some apps playing audio without stopping the audio that's already playing in the ...
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Google play services won't run unless you update Google play services

I am constantly getting a notification about every 1 or 5 minutes since I had updated the Google Play Services app. It's a very strange type of notification. It says "Google Play Services won't run ...
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Launchers and features analysis

I am using stock moto launcher on my device. And, the night drain is about 6%. So, I decided to use Nova launcher. Installed Nova launcher, and after that night drain is reduced to 3%. I need to know ...
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Not getting the lock icon in the recent apps list

I came to know that there is a lock icon on every app in the recent apps list in the overview in android that allows us to pin some apps to the list. I am using Android 7.0 , but I am not getting any ...
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Flashlight problem on Android

I have recently faced a problem on Android regarding the flashlight. When the flashlight is turned 'on', the flashlight icon in the status bar gets highlighted. When I am turning 'on' the flashlight,...
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Has android inbuilt support for zip files?

Please try to understand this question carefully before marking this as duplicate. Do the Android OS has inbuilt support for .zip and .rar files ? I am not asking about any third-party software, ...
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For basic users - Any reason to install mobile security App?

For users that play it straight, never going to doubted sites, never enabling APK from non-play sources... (e.g typical seniors) Any reason to install a mobile security app? Because Such users ...
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VPN not working in kitkat 4.4.4

I am using Lenovo A6000 running stock rooted Kitkat 4.4.4. And since about 6 months the vpn has stopped working properly. Everytime I connect to a VPN via mobile data, it connects and then gets ...
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Does Android supports .wav audio?

In many internet blogs I read that wav audio files are not supported by Android OS. I have also tried to play .wav audio files with the default music player software in Android, but it couldn't be ...
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Why doesn't BOINC use the CPU power fully on my Huawei P9 lite?

I installed BOINC on my Huawei P9 lite. model VNS-L31 build VNS-L31C432B414 Android 7.0 (stock) CPU Kirin 650 RAM 3 GiB I want the phone to run BOINC applications, when fully charged and connected ...
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Xperia Z1 freezes and reboots

I know that this is bug in Stock Lolipop 5.1.1, still i haven't collected any kernel logs because when i need root i just use custom roms, because they are more flexible and there i don't have that ...
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Use bluetooth speaker and mic of phone in Android

how can I use a Bluetooth speaker with my Android mobile phones such that while doing a call the sound comes through the speaker but my voice is channeled through the microphone of the phone rather ...
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Is there a way to pull stock rom from android using adb and a non-rooted android device?

I know that in a lot of cases adb can be powerful, but adb requires root access under certain circumstances, so my question is, if i wanted to pull my stock rom or firmware from my device, can i do it ...
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How can I make my Google Calendar make sounds when event is about to begin?

My phone currently just shows one notification for every notification I add in the app for an event.
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Bug: Oreo keeps changing the notification sound for all apps instead of just one [duplicate]

When I try to change the notification sound for an app (e.g.: WhatsApp), Oreo (Android 8) sets the new sound as the default notification sound (changes the default notification sound for the device). ...
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Hotspot Internet Problem

I am giving hotspot to laptop via android mobile but in laptop it is showing there is no any internet connection when I connect via laptop wifi. In my android phone I am using internet with 4g speed.
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Setting up Android phone to automatically ring contact upon recieving charge?

So I'm looking at a cheap way to implement a backyard GPS tracker in my car, I'm going to have a cheap Android phone hardwired to the loom so that it recieves power only when the ignition is on. Is it ...
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Question about Aptoide

I found this “Aptoide” app on my Android A5 the other day but I certainly don’t recall downloading it. I opened it up and somehow got to the updates section. It showed me available updates for a bunch ...
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Android x86_64_8.1-rc2 stuck

So i just installed android x86 8.1 successfully.But when it was booting i got stuck at (x86_64:/ #_) . I am able to write some commands but don't know anything.What should i do now?? My specs: Intel ...
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How to bypass the Goggle account password request on a Z353VL ZtE flip phone both touch screen and hard keys [duplicate]

So I have this old ZTE and I can't find a way to bypass the frp I looked all over online and nothing for the touchscreen hard button model like this I just bypassed a galaxy s7 running oreo for a ...
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How to root android one without pc?

When i try to root my spice dream uno mi 498 without pc with kingroot it give me the error above👆👆👆please prefer another app or give the solution I am begging🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏 please! Device: spice dream ...
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Remove app notification when app opens from launcher

I have looked all over the place and cannot seem to find a way to automatically remove an app's respective notification upon the app opening from the app launcher. In iOS this behavior was just a ...
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Install Lineage OS on Samsung Galaxy S4 and S5, heimdall problems

I'm trying to install Lineage OS onto my Samsung Galaxy S4 and S5, following the instructions on https://wiki.lineageos.org/devices/jfltexx/install I've successfully installed Lineage to an S4 before,...