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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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Change System Language to one not listed?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, which isn't exactly the most high-end Android/Samsung Smartphone out there, I do not have a lot of features that other people have, and I was simply wondering if ...
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How to force android 6 to automatically connect to a network without internet access?

I've set up a hifiberry(raspberry + dac shield) in my car, which has a wireless access point. I'm using my old sony z3 compact as a headunit. Runeaudio allows you to do all this easily. However, the ...
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How to make a Ubuntu bootable USB with android?

Can I just extract the iso file directly to the USB with an OTG cable? Will the USB be bootable if I extracted it with my android phone....
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Why do you sometimes have to press the device rotation tile twice for it to function?

I have a auto rotate quick tile which was originally on stock Android on my Nexus 6p running Android 7.1.2 nougat. I realized that in some cases, after I press the autorotate tile to change from ...
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Can I Install Stock Android 7 N On Any Device?

I currently own a Redmi Pro running Android Marshmallow with MiUi 8. Is it possible to install Android 7 Nougut on my phone.. I already have root...
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RSSI range for WiFi icons

What is stock RSSI range for the WiFi indicator icon in notification bar? Example ranges: 0 bars   -100 to -70 1 bar     -70 to -55 2 bars   -55  to -45 3 ...
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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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Use Android phone as Android Wear device

I would like to install my old Android phone as a bike computer. As many apps now​ have support for Android Wear, it would be cool to be able to use that phone as a display for Google Maps Navigation ...
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Upgrade/downgrade OS without custom recovery and root

My smartphone model is Lenovo A7000a. Let's say I want to install Lollipop in it. More specifically, I already have Lollipop installed, but I want to reinstall Lollipop. Or say, I want to install ...
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Strange File in download folder

I've noticed a file in my Samsung phone "dump-people-4". I've tried to get something from Google but no result. Also I've asked Samsung for help , but nothing. Anybody knows what is it?
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Random apps keep installing on the phone

Here is a screenshot of these apps. I never downloaded them: Screenshot (click image for larger variant) Many times these have been deleted by me but they are download as well as installed by ...
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Huawei P9 Plus Root

Is there an easy way to ROOT my phone? Or somebody who wants to help me with this.
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Hotspot not working after root attempt

I have a Motorola Moto G 3-TE with Android 6.0.1, Few weeks back I thought of rooting it and tried several methods. I tried using Kingroot app from my phone and also tried KingoRoot from PC. My fault ...
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Google Assistant not showing messages

The image above shows the problem. I hear the voice, but no text shows up showing the response. This goes for any input: I hear the voice, but what the assistant says doesn't show up on the screen as ...
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How to get Lenovo Stock Rom

I had asked this question... My Previous Question Good News is that somehow I am able to put my tab in recovery mode. I wanted to install the stock lollipop version of Android in it and after doing ...
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Device Can't Power Down

I have an Android device which had a custom os..It was for educational purposes and I could not even open another app on it. After the end of the subscription period I thought of using the device. I ...
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I'm stuck at TWRP recovery menu,whenever I turn on my device.

I had a perfectly good root on my Samsung Tab (SM-T111). However I downloaded and installed "quick reboot" from play store. I selected boot to recovery (in the app). Now whenever I try to turn on my ...
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Android backup stock rom & stock recovery

Was doing steps from here Can we backup the stock recovery.img in any way? Received C:\Users\John\AppData\Local\Android\sdk\platform-tools>adb shell shell@kinzie:/ $ su /system/bin/sh: su: not ...
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The phone locks it self while it lays with the screen down

It's a very weird issue, after i hold my phone with the screen down it suddenly locks it self and the screen goes off without any reason. And no i did not pressed the power button while im holding it....
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Send Airdrop from Android

Is there any way to send files from an Android phone via Apple's Airdrop to an iPhone? I'm not looking for an alternative system, just want to mess with some colleagues who have iPhones. Currently ...
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Samsung galaxy S7 edge from HK soft/firmware

I am a massive novice when it comes to this, please can you help? I bought a S7 edge SM-G9350 from hongkong but it did not GooglePlay etc. I live in the UK and wondered how to get my phone software to ...
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Android Lollipop 5.0.1 apps cache saved in apps data Example:

In Android Lollipop 5.0.1: cache are stored within apps data. Example: Facebook app had saved 400mb, not as a deletable cache but as app data. When I want to free up space I have to clear data and log ...
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HTC M9 Bricked…

Original issue. My cousin plugged in his HTC M9; he said it showed a count down from 5 to 1 then shut off. To which he discovered that the charging port had visible signs of burning and smelled as ...
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Nexus 5 boot loop after depleted battery shutdown

Yesterday my phone turned off after the battery had depleted and now, after charging it, both the OS and TWRP are stuck when trying to boot (on boot animation and TWRP boot image respectively). I'm ...
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Speakers and ear piece just stopped working outta no where. What should I check?

What causes speakers not working? On my Nexus 6p the loud speaker just stopped working.. What things can I check ?
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play store crashing when trying to download apps from it

i have Haier w627 mobile (rooted), my play store is not working. Sometime it opens, sometimes it don't , and even if it opens , i can't download apps from it. Whenever i try downloading app or game,...
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How to change messaging and calling app in oppo r9s

Is there a way to change messaging and phone call apps without the phone defaulting to stock on an unrooted oppo r9s. Thanks
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Force RTL layout not working

Even though I checked the box of Force RTL layout it seems it don't work properly and due to this many other problems are occurring in my HTC Desire 826 dual SIM, like , my screen is 1080 but YouTube ...
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I am stuck on the verify your account Google on a ZTE TracFone [duplicate]

It is stuck on the Google login screen
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Internet doesn't work when screen loses focus

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Running on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 Stock with no Custom roms / or root ( and never done , yet ;) I have a problem with some apps like skype, dropbox and solid ...
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Copy web-link with title in Android 7

How do I copy and share a link with title text? For example, when I 'share' a link from chrome it just sends the URI. I want to also add the title of the page and then the URI link.
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Reprogramming Samsung Earbuds' Buttons

I have a pair of Samsung Earbuds which came with my S6 Edge. They have buttons which pause audio and increase or decrease the volume. The buttons only work when it is connected to an android device. ...
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Is there any way to install Android wear OS in sony ericsson w8 E16i phone?

Basically i like listening music in W8 and would love if I could access my calls from my other Android (marshmallow) phone. If some one can suggest a mirror app( in which I can make calls from my W8 ...
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How can I root my Lava A97 Android 6.0 stock

I have tried all the rooting apps including desktops one but none of them able to root my device. I also tried to go through adb but not able to get '#' access in order to move files into intended ...
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Stock Android Shortcuts

So I believe the Android keyboard shortcuts vary among version, but what are the stock android shortcuts? I have not found a complete list anywhere. I think this should be a community wiki.
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Change headphone left-right balance on Android 7

What is the best way to set the left-right balance on a pair of earphones/headphones? I've looked into it, but I can't seem to find an easy way to do this. I am on a rooted Nexus 6P on stock android ...
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Differences between fastboot erase and fastboot format

I have an asus zenfone 2 laser with radio problem:it doesn't take the line.I want to format modem partition to see if the problem could be solved.I jave a doubt:what is the difference between fastboot ...
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Does Snapchat block Magisk Manager?

I had a question about Snapchat. I know that you can't have xposed framework installed, but are you allowed to have use it with Magisk? I use it for Xposed but I haven't had xposed installed recently ...
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Reverting from custom rom to stock rom

I am currently on custom rom lineage 14.1 nougat 7.1 and my device is asus ZenFone 2 Z00AD.but i want to come back to stock rom but my stock rom is in lollipop version so, do i need to first downgrade ...
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Why isn't the touchscreen pressure reading being put into use by Android?

Just now I discovered the "Pointer Location" dev app on Android, which tells how much pressure is being applied on the point on the touchscreen. They even have it since Android 1.0. I know there may ...
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How can I display as many Unicode blocks as possible in Android?

I study linguistics and ancient scripts, and this requires glyphs on high Unicode blocks which most fonts do not support. Unfortunately it seems like most apps in Android will only render the glyphs ...
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How to install european ROM on chinese Galaxy S7 Edge

I have recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge from China, and there are no Google apps, and I still find a lot of text in chinese (yes I changed the language), and the apps still contain chinese. I ...
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What is the difference between versions like 20H or 20A for LG G3?

LG G3 phones are named differently like: F400 is Korean, D855 is international, D850 is for USA AT&T, D851 is for USA T-Mobile etc. However, ROMs for G3 are named like this: [LG][G3][D855][20V] ...
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How to find the right ROM to unbrick device

I forgot to enable the OEM unlock while rooting a Galaxy Tab A 280 following the guide at XDA-developers. Now the phone is only displaying a FRP error on boot and shuts down again. Download mode is ...
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Will Netflix still function properly on my LG K7 if I root it?

I recently got a new phone (LG K7, MetroPCS) and there are some things that I wanted to do, which require root access. I know how to root, and I know some apps won't work on a rooted device (Android ...
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How to auto-close the Sound Bar Indicator

I have an issue (or at least I perceive it to be since it wasn't like that in the first place) on my Nexus 6p where after I click the volume buttons while my device is on, the sound bar indicator does ...
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Impossible to use the data partition of the user in huawei

Today i have turned on my Huawei g play mini and a screen appeared saying that it's impossible to use the data partition of the user and three options:backup,reboot and wipe.I have tried everything ...
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Network Search - See Network type in results

I'm on android 6.0.1 on my S7 Edge. When I do a network search to select another carrier I can't see what network types the networks are... On my LG G2 with 5.0.1. I was able to see the network ...
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Is it possible to lock the bootloader without losing data?

Is it possible to lock my phone without losing the system data it has? I had previously unlocked my Nexus 6p to get root access, and have since despised the big yellow warning sign reminding me that ...
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Where i can find my stock rom

Recently I bought a Chinese made android phone. Specifications of the phone is given here. The phone has mediatek mtk6577 processor. I been thinking to install different ROM in my device. But, I can ...