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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Block booting into safe mode

I am using a porn blocker to protect my kids. But I got to know that there is a workaround to that by rebooting into safe mode. I also tested it and I was able to access everything. Now my paid ...
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Is there a way to unlock stock miui phone after forgetting password?

I have stock xiaomi mi 8 without any additions. I changed my password, and after 3 days of not typing it, I realized that I forgot the new password. I know some words etc, which are there, but I can ...
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How to get stock recovery image for Bauhn Amid 972xs?

I'm trying to port TWRP recovery for Bauhn Amid 972xs (Amlogic Meson6 g04 customer platform) just to get some more life out of the device. The device is running android 4.0.3, my problem is I cannot ...
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How to install Google Camera on Nokia TA-1053

My phone Nokia TA-1053 is almost stock android with a couple of apps from them here and there. I really dislike their camera app. So, I tried to install Google Camera(since all other apps are from ...
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How to recover glitching Galaxy S9?

The bad Last week I totaled a Galaxy S9's screen which I owned for over two years. I liked the phone so I headed up on Facebook market to look for another one. I discovered a phone that I liked and ...
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Limiting Display Frame Rate to Lower

Is in Android there is an available database set for limits display frame rate? If they’re available, is using ADB/Root (Terminal), or how, or even it can't? I've been searching this for years, and ...
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Which phones have the purest Android?

I'm looking for phones with stock Android. I was able to find articles on the internet, but they mention mostly new phones, and I'm more interested in older (cheaper) versions. I have Google Pixel (...
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Init.d scripts not executed

I use an old Samsumg J120W running Android 6.0.1 that seems not to come with init.d. I have installed init.d using Ruyinferno's Universal Init.d Support. This claims init.d is working as intended: ...
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Stock Android 10 device is offline for ADB commands on Linux, can't use USB Debugging

Trying to use adb tool 1.0.29 on a PC running Linux Ubuntu 20.04 to debug my Motorola Moto G7 Plus running stock Android 10 (hence not rooted) connected via USB. Previously it was working OK, I've ...
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Is it possible to remove the ability to choose between which sim card to send text from default android sms application?

I have this requirement where I need to completely disable sending sms and calls even by accident from SIM 2 which I only use for Mobile data (Sometimes I Force network to LTE and SMS and calls won't ...
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Flashing stock Android 10 ROM in Samsung Galaxy M21

I want to flash a stock Android 10 ROM to my Samsung Galaxy M21 smartphone. I have some questions regarding the flashing process which I would like to know the answer to before I proceed: Will the ...
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Bootloop and random restart issues in android (Gionee A1 plus)

My Gionee A1 plus started acting strange a month ago. It would often restart whenever I received any SMS notification and then boot up just fine. I tried using an earphone and keeping the phone in ...
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How do I change the Battery Percentage that corresponds to a Voltage in Android

My original Li-ion has 3000 mAh capacity. I've modded my device to have a total of 7000 mAh capacity now. The enhanced capacity means that my percentage is not displayed accurately anymore. About ...
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What’s the difference between stock Android, Android One, and Android Go?

I'd like to know what the difference between stock Android, Android One, and Android Go is? Each is a flavor of Android, each originates from Google and all have a few things in common. Is it just the ...
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bootloader error err:0x7000

I am trying to unlock my phone's bootloader Device techno i3 I have installed drivers , adb &fastboot And when I type fastboot oem unlock It gives error err:0×7000 (bootloader)    off-mode-...
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Can I install TWRP with stock recovery via apply update from sd card if I change the file to update. Zip? I'm on zte trek 2

Can I install TWRP using stock recovery and sd card?
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Infinite boot on stock Galaxy J5 2016

I want to recover user data still on device memory on a Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 that won't start. When i try to normally boot up the phone it goes to the model screen and then switches to a screen ...
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How to tell if phone mirrored or hacked

I keep having apps on phone I didn't install yet cannot disable. Phone screen keeps doing its own thing. Google maps timeline keeps being edited. Lots of unusual stuff like that.
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Three semicircles on top os screen Android pie?

Everytime i open my menu on my asus zenfone max m2 stock android these three semicircles appear on the top at random does anyone has a clue what are these?
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Phone stuck on bootloop after twrp flash by fastboot

I own a symphony v32 phone (5 1.1 lollipop) with mt6580 chipset. The other day, I downloaded an unofficial version of twrp recovery from https://unofficialtwrp.com/twrp-3-2-3-mt6580/ I did exactly ...
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Why does my android use so much ram?

I recently bought a realme xt phone 8gb ram varient. I usually get only 4 gb ram free and rest of the ram used by system. So i want to know that it's usual for 8gb ram system to take up to 4 gb ram ...
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Is there a way to reset the phone without re-enabling the disabled apps and services?

My phone's system UI has become laggier and slow lately. I want to reset the phone which is running Android Pie/ One UI and even though OneUI is a hell of a good UI experience it has a mega tonne of ...
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Do Android One tablets exist?

I am looking for the zero bloat, 100% pure Android One experience. So far, I have only been able to find phones with Android One, like the Xiaomi Mi A2. Do Android One tablets exist? Or if not, are ...
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Android OTA update fail when increased the system.img size

I am working on IMX6Q with Android 7 for OTA update. Current system.img size 499 MB with this OTA update work. I increased this due to compilantion error. If system.img is above 499 MB ota update fail....
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Encryption failed after turning my android phone on

when i turn on my phone it shows "Encryption failed" and "Unable to start up your device. the encryption process was interrupted. you need to reset your device to factory default setting. this will ...
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Contacts displayed multiples times with different color codings

Today, I migrated to a new cell phone running Android Pie. The model of the phone is Xiaomi Mi A3. I use to back up all my contacts on Google Contacts and sync it whenever I change my phone. This time,...
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Is it possible to enable native video calling in stock android?

My phone's IMS status shows that video calling is unavailable that I can't do native video calling. I'm using stock android on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2. Android version 9.0. So is it possible to ...
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Play Store stuck on 'Download Pending' or 'Waiting to Download'. How to fix?

( TL;DR - How to uninstall Play Store) Hmmmmm....... OK. So, a friend of mine deleted my Google Account as Prank(don't how it is a prank), after when I came home I just logged in and tried to install ...
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Android 8.0 | How to show the day of the week on my widget (HTC CLOCK) or Notifications area at the top

so I have this problem of not knowing the day of the week (Monday, Tuesday,...) and having it on my HTC 10's home screen or the notifications pane would help a lot. I remember that one of the above-...
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Remove search bar from home screen in Android 9 (“Pie”)

I am using Xiaomi A2 Lite and I want to get rid of search bar on my home screen, preferably without and without installing custom launchers (that are likely to be the next configuration time sink). ...
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File copy from external sdcard fails sometimes

I recently bought an sd card reader that can be connected via USB-C to a phone. My phone recognized the SDCard inside that card reader and I can copy files - usually. However, it seems like when I ...
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Keep android phone off until I press combination of volume + power

I'm using Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 running on android pie. My problem is there's kid at my home and he play with phone though it is protected with pattern he start all options from navigation bar or ...
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Can't launch Google Play Store from within other apps

Recently, I am having a problem with my Android phone. Generally, when an app tries to show something in the Play Store, the Play Store app opens up. But, recently I noticed that Play Store is no ...
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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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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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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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