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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 system should i back up ? system_image or system

I am trying to backup my system but i have two partitions, system_image and system.. from inspection i can see that system_image is bigger and the format is ext4, While system is smaller and the ...
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TWRP RECOVERY in ANDROID [duplicate]

I have a doubt that why TWRP Recovery tool is being developed for each smartphone specifically even it does an almost same thing in android phones?
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Android stream playlist on Bluetooth like iPhone/iPod

I both Tune2Air WMA3000a Bluetooth to stream music from my phone (SGS7 EDGE) to car (RNSE Led + AMI). Unfortunately during music stream on RNSE display I'm having something like this: https://www....
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Checking if android is sending 'stats' to phone producent

how to check if my android (7.0) smartphone is sending any data (statistics of usage, errors) to its chinese producent? :>
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Galaxy Tab 2 “'logo_espresso7.jpg' draw failed,” not rooted

I'm trying to fix a friend's Galaxy Tab 2. Originally it wouldn't turn on, but I believe that was due to a faulty charging cable, which I replaced. It turns on now, but now every time it boots up, I ...
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What does folder_app.db store?

I was wondering what folder_app.db stores. I have few ideas but i am not entirely sure. Does it store the version of an app that is downloaded to the phone? If you could answer, i would be very ...
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FDN problems. How to disable and manage conditional call forwarding / Pin2 codes

How do you find the pin2 codes to beable y to turn off and manage them. Also when I make calls it say call forwarding enable conditional call. It just started to do that. How do I fix it.i didn't ...
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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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Can galaxy s8 boot from sd card?

I would want to know if i can boot my galaxy s8(exynos)(android 7.0) from sd card so i could have non-rooted android on my internal sd, and rooted and dual-booted with ubuntu on sd card(64 gb(class 10)...
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How to restore deleted pictures from LG K8?

I accidentally deleted some pics of my daughters that was sent in a txt. I found some recovery apps to get them back but my phone has to be rooted. How do I root my phone and what does it mean?
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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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Making an app integrated into another app [closed]

Can we have an application controlled by another application both working in the same apk ?
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Is this malware behavior ?Q memo+keeps asking me to grant permission to wri

My metro pcs LG stylo 2 plus' andriod system 7.0 system app(q memo plus and pen settings) keeps asking me to grant a permission request(to draw over other apps)-pen setting-& Q-memo plus,keeps ...
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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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What does “CUSTOM BINARY DOWNLOAD” mean exactly?

When I boot an Android device into download/ODIN mode, on the top-left it says "CUSTOM BINARY DOWNLOAD (n counts)" where n may possible mean the amount of times the device has been flashed. Is this ...
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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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Android Playstore speed problem on Stock Android phone

I am using Android One phone with Stock Android 8.0.0, I see some major speed problem in my playstore- while downloading from playstore I only get 250KBPS speed whereas my actual speed is 1.3MBPS -...
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My Galaxy J7 keeps shutting down even with 60 to 70 percent battery life. What is the cause?

My galaxy J7 that I bought from China about two months ago keeps shutting down even with 50% of battery life. Can someone please help out. I am depressed about this situation. What can I do to resolve ...
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YouTube age-restriction bug

I am asking this question on this site as I have a problem with the YouTube app: So, I happen to be a teenager under 18 and have a Gmail id that I use with YouTube. Now everything was fine until ...
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(i) above icon long press options on Pixel XL but not Nexus 6P

Whilst I was still using my Nexus 6P as my main phone, I upgraded to the beta version of Android 7.x (and more recently Android 8.x). When I long press an icon on my home screen, such as Google Maps, ...
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how do I delete search history on Firefox on an Android phone

I've been reading countless articles about deleting the search engine history on Firefox on my Android phone. Let me be clear: I'm not talking about clearing my browser history, rather clearing the ...
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Extract stock recovery of Galaxy S7

What way is there to SAVE your current (stock) recovery from a Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F, so that you can flash it back later on? I do not want to download a recovery that may or may not be ...
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How to auto launch apps in background when phone is rebooted?

Is there any app or workaround by which few of my apps can run automatically after my phone reboots. We had option in nougat but there ain't any such function in oreo.
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recent change to messages app for emoji and birthday cake icons

A recent update has these annoying ions show up in 1st grade reader font size when I go to the attachment mode, and I was trying to see if they can be either disabled entirely or at least moved to ...
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Stock s8 wont play notification sounds

Here i got exonys version of samsung galaxy s8 64 GB running with android 7.0 stock rom. I have set my notification settings to sound and vibrate. Many times when a message arrives , SMS or wapp , my ...
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How to prevent app from showing its update in play store using titanium backup?

I want to use the older version of ES file explorer (the one before it became bloated). Play store always shows me update for it, and I usually update all my apps in one go. I don't want to update it, ...
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My Android sytem is gone

I have big problem here. I wipe system partition on my phone, I know that I shouldn't have. Now my phone without Android OS, I've try to flash it using custom ROM but it doesn't work. Any idea how to ...
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Samsung's stock Android app in another phone

Okay so here is how it goes. My brother has a Samsung Galaxy j7 and it has some really catchy versions of the normal Android apps like, clock and calculator are very different and good looking though. ...
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Why is the stock Android dialer app incompatible with my Samsung J7 2017?

I want to install this app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.dialer to replace Samsung's customized dialer app. But on that page it says: "This app is incompatible ...
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How can I install an app from GitHub on Android without a PC or root?

I would like to install this fork of Phonograph. How can I install it on Android without any PC or Rooting? Also, is there any way that I could compile the data into an APK file?
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Disabling screen lock

Suppose my android phone is locked by any locking method like password , pin, or pattern. Suppose my mobile is not a rooted phone , neither have custom recovery installed. Is there is any way to ...
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Strange navbar always on bottom of the screen

I have this problem for more than a month and I just can't find the problem that causes it. Can someone can help find the reason for it? Another problem with it is that you can't see it in the ...
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Oneplus 3 - Oneplus3 randomly shutdown with glitches in screen

My oneplus 3 got this problem from last 2 days, i have unbrick my phone with Magic Unbrick tool for oneplus3. Even after that problem still persists .
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“Can't play this video” error AFTER the video finishes playing

I get this error AFTER the video plays. This comes up when the video ends. And it was recorded on the same Pixel phone where I play it. Tried different apps to play the video, same result.
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Searching contacts on Android

On Android v7 click Phone click the Contacts icon (two human silhouettes) click [Create new contact] create new contact Contact is added and shows up in the list. It also shows in the Google ...
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Portable storage: do I have to re-grant app permissions when switching microSD cards?

I'm using a Moto Z2 Force running Android 7.1.1 with a 128 GB microSD card installed. I wanna upgrade to a 400 GB card. Would I have to re-grant microSD access app permissions for the new card, or do ...
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Is there any method of installing Xposed framework on non-rooted devices with stock recovery?

I am trying to figure out if there is a method of installing Xposed framework on stock ROM without custom recovery (e.g CWM or TWRP). The conventional method that I am well familiar with is ...
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Internal memory showing 0mb after flashing custom recovery

Having an Asus Zenfone 5 with custom OS after flashing TWRP stable recovery. After 3 months it faced issues and had to factory reset. After doing it the new recovery that I wanted to flash doesn't ...
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Screen lock not working in Moto z play

I recently got into an issue with my Moto z play screen lock. Pressing the power button doesn't lock the screen. I have enabled pattern lock option for screen lock. But still only after booting up it ...
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How to Immersive mode only on home screen android

Is it possible to get immersive mode only on android home screen and make the buttons and status bar show on all other apps.
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How to disable charge waiting time Alcate 9024w

My Alcatel A30 tablet 9024w is a great tablet but it has this issue. If i let my tablet die it will be 20 minutes of charging until i can use it again. I would like to disable this self-imposed ...
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Accessing Network Connections Logs w/Nougat

I'm no programmer and I can't code for crap but I've suffered some breaches when my VPN disconnects. I only use data but I'd sure love access to the logs
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Can i use a separate machine as an android device to test my android studio APKs?

I have my main computer in which i have android studio installed and i have an old computer (intel atom processor 32 bit and virtualization not supported). I want to install android in it to test my ...
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How to extract a system image made with FlashTools?

I have a system image made with FlashTools. The image and tool are available here Since I have a Mac I can't run FlashTools, also what I need to extract is just an apk that I accidentally deleted ...
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tracking WhatsApp visitors visit on your profile

In my humble opinion, it is not possible with the current WhatsApp infrastructure to track down visitors who have been specifically seeing your WhatsApp profile (example looking at a picture, watching ...
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host file in android

I have a rooted device. I would like to protect my hosts file from being deleted, maybe with a password or something like that. Is this possible?
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copy text in a android app

In an app, there is no way to copy text in a certain window by long pressing or context menu, is there any way to copy this text? Thanks in advance.
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How to bypass lockscreen Android Marshmallow?

After Updating to Marshmallow my PIN is no longer being accepted, USB Debugging is disabled, no root, bootloader is locked, what can I do? Is there anyway to get the data off the device, aside from ...
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What is device administrator supposed to be set to on a smartphone?

I have an LG smartphone, and I'm curious what my device administrator should be set to. I have two options, one is Android, and the other is the anti-virus program that I'm running. Neither one are ...
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Does android auto restore function when I install my app over the usb port in development mode?

Does android auto restore when I install my app over the usb port in development mode?