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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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Can't activate nor deactivate any administrator permissions outside of safe mode

I just upgraded my Nexus 5 from 4.4.4 all the way to 6.0.1 and ran into a problem: I can't change any administrator settings outside of safe mode. I wanted to activate it for a screen lock app but the ...
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How often is Google Location History updated?

How often does Android Location Reporting send an update to Google Location History? Is the reporting interval customizable?
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Hangout crashing

I run the Android N Developer Preview 4 on my Sony Xperia Z3. Works fantastic only Hangout crashes when I wrote anything. Then when I can wrote it must wait ~15 seconds then the message is showing ...
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Import Photos from Iphone to Android

I've been trying to access the wedding pictures I stored 5 years ago. I was an iPhone user, but now I'm using an LG K10 Android. I know the photos were store on either iCloud Photos OR Photostream in ...
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Chrome stuck at loading upwork.com [closed]

When I go to upwork.com the page loads. However, when I click the login button it gets stuck loading. Image: http://imgur.com/6fgPAfw
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Persistently or aggressively enabling Battery Saver

I love the Battery Saver feature. When I'm travelling or in other situations where reliable communication is more important than user experience, I want to always have it enabled, sometimes for days ...
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Android 6 wlan wifi disconnects always

Got a problem on my Galaxy Tab A since the upgrade to Android 6. The Wlan disconnects and reconn. always. It is not the routers fault or any other but most likely something in the software. Well I ...
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How to recovery deleted system app by kingroot

I accidentally deleted some bloatware apps in kingroot by rooting my device these were (Downloading manager,gallery etc.) Now my smartphone is not working properly: My play store is not downloading ...
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Make Emergency Alerts stay

Occasionally, I receive emergency alerts on my Android phone, through the stock/default mechanism. It makes a loud, alarming/attention-grabbing sound and vibrates strongly. The alert is displayed on ...
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I see ads on my phone and apps auto install

Usually, I find full screen ads on my Android mobile. Also, apps like task bucks automatically install on my smartphone.
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Is auto sync really killing my battery?

I have been digging the archives for eternity to find that Location Services and Auto-sync (assuming we ignored other factors such as Bluetooth etc -- because my focus is mainly about auto sync) are ...
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Mount command on Android fails

I got a problem when executing the "mount" command on Android... Specs: Sony Xperia Z3 (D6603) Rooted Bootloader NOT unlocked Sony XZ Locked Dual Recovery What I want to do is the following: I ...
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Audio Skipping while Playing Music

I just recently encountered a problem with my Nexus 6p where my music (and audio but haven't tested that yet) started Skipping beats and stuttering while I was playing it. This is something new and ...
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How to move SMS from hangouts to messenger app

My Nexus 6p has 2 messaging services. Google Hangouts and the stock Google messenger app. I usually use the Google messenger app to send SMS, but the problem is that the message they respond with ...
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Blocking Adult Content

I want to know how can I restrict access to adult content on my android phone 📞 What. Are the apps available in play store and is there any other permanent way to restrict such content on my phone. ...
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Android in “CLI” mode

I only want the "CLI" interface on my android device. I search online for a clean Andoid version that has no GUI but I had no luck finding any. Is there a way I can uninstall or remove GUI from my ...
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Strange icon with “N” letter in Note 5 phonebook

When I try to add new phone number to an existing contact, some kind of icon appears in phone number field. Please see screenshot: Thus happens since upgrading to Android 6.0.1. What is that?
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Download old version of Amazon Appstore on android [closed]

I accidentally updated my amazon appstore to amazon underground without backing it up. It does not work on my device for some reason (I can't download normal apps I can ONLY download underground and ...
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy S3 [duplicate]

Is there any particular danger (apart from bricking) that may stop you from rooting Samsung Galaxy S3? Anybody has a good tutorial? And if something goes wrong what to do?
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Does flashing stock ROM via Odin delete phone data?

So my Galaxy S6 is stuck in a boot loop and I've literally tried EVERYTHING already and nothing will solve the problem. Safe mode won't work, clearing the cache partition won't work and USB Debugging ...
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Why are there two switches to enable demo mode?

In System UI Tuner -> Demo mode, there are two toggles, "enable demo mode" and "show demo mode". "Show demo mode" does nothing when "enable demo mode" isn't enabled, so why have two buttons to enable ...
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Recommend Practices and Procedures for Android OS OTA Updates

My questions: What are the recommended practices and procedures for Android OS OTA Updates. Is it all right to download via mobile data instead of WiFi. How to get out of bootloops if the procedure ...
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HTC One M8 boot into recovery mode after updating to Android 6.0

I am not an Android expert so I didn't try any root, flash, custom ROMs or custom recovery modes. All I did was approving to update my HTC One M8 to Android 6.0. After downloading updates and ...
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How do you backup your stock recovery from an unrooted Android device?

TL;DR Okay, so for the past month I have been researching how to do this, either on Windows or Linux.. I have yet to find a direct answer, or anything which is relevant. I am a lot more comfortable ...
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Cyanogen's new c-apps dialer not working [duplicate]

I recently installed a CyanogenMod bases rom called AICP one my phone and everything was working fine. Then a couple months later I found CyanogenMod's new c-apps. I decided to flash that. Now ...
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“app not installed” Replace Rom based app with mod apk without root

I'm facing trouble installing a modded .apk if the same app is already provided in stock Rom. I'm using Micromax canvas E481, not rooted yet. Which has saavn app already installed. I uninstalled it ...
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Stock android camera app. How to prevent default settings from taking over

I'm on Android 5 KitKat but I've seen this in Android 4.x as well. The stock camera app has the settings for contrast sharpness brightness etc. I always want the sharpness to be maximum along with ...
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After reinstalling Android from stock images, why do updates complain about modified /system files?

After discovering the hard way that rooting modifying /system looking at /system the wrong way breaks updates, I've decided to drop all of the power-user stuff and just go the sanctioned route—no ...
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TWRP installation problems

I have rooted my SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 2 GT-N7100 Android Version Kitkat 4.4.2. I wanted to install nandroid backup manager for that I need TWRP to be installed. I lost my SIM network after ...
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How long will I keep getting android updates for nexus 5

How long will I get an android update for my nexus 5 device? I purchased this in December 2013 and currently running Marshmallow.
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How are internal components of Android tested before releasing?

How are the internal components of Android such as Zygote and Binder tested before being released? I tried looking around for answers to this but most resources (blog posts and research papers) I ...
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lenovo p70 contacts lost after upgrade

after an ota upgrade of lenovo p70 from version kitkat 4.4.4 to lollipop 5.1 no contacts are visable thanks Msadek
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Can android phones use other os

As we have virtual machines to computers,is there any for android where users can use other operating systems on their mobile device?
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How to root my moto g 4g xt1039?

I own a Motorola moto g 4g and I want to root it. Is there a simple way to do that? It's running on android 5.1 Thank you for reading.
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uninstall preloaded apps on intex aqua power II

i currently use the intex aqua power 2 smart phone with android 5.0 . There is a bunch of preloaded apps on it and i want to remove them . How to do it?
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How to disable whatsapp pop notification?

-I just want to disable the annoying whtsapp headsup notification on lollipop. -I dont want to Completely stop the notification by unchecking the "show notification" option in the ...
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Hide progress indicator

Is it possible to hide the progress indicator on android? I know it disappears after a second, but it distracts me when I'm reading texts on Pocket, gReader or in any web browser.
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Does Google offer a support number for the Android OS as a whole? If not, why?

My grandfather's contacts are missing on his Galaxy, and a quick Google search on the error "Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly." shows numerous results, solutions, etc ...
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How to add a text message server to contacts

I work in a rather large company, and I'm a emergency first responder (basically: provide life-saving first-aid, fight small fires and ensure buildings are properly evacuated when necessary). The ...
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Why can't I hit the app install button when a blue screen filter is running?

I began using Twilight recently. Then when I tried to install an app, the install button won't click until the filter is turned off. I'm curious why this is so. Before experiencing this I wouldn't ...
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Lenovo A6000 Plus boots into recovery mode after downloading system updates

Today I downloaded updates for my Lenovo A6000 Plus. It asked for rebooting so I hit OK. But when it reboots, it says like: Android System Recovery <3e>. The options it shows are: reboot ...
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Android 6.0 drains my Nexus 5 battery within an hour

So. This morning I received the OTA update for Android 6.0 on my Nexus 5. Previously had no problems with battery usage, but after installing the update my battery is drained within an hour, without ...
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If a specific app doesn't require full network access permission means it's completely privacy safe?

If they can't access internet, they can't steal my data in the back which is safe right? I wanna try this file encryption app from play store. Before i proceed, i wanna make sure that the app itself ...
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Why are there multiple versions of “Phone” installed under all apps in Android Lollipop?

Why are there multiple versions of "Phone" installed under ALL apps on my Android Lollipop 5.1.1 phone? Menu = Settings → Apps → ALL There are three versions of "Phone": Phone - com....
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Mount an ext4 formatted sdcard on a stock Lolipop 5.1 rom (rooted)

I currently have a Sony Z1 Compact. Unfortunately, it has an unlockable bootloader. I typically install Cyanogen on my android devices, but in this case, I don't have that option (without messing ...
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Android disconnects from Wi-Fi if I don't login to hot-spot. But there is no login needed

Today I connected to a Wi-Fi network with two options: Free access to intranet. No login required. Paid access to full internet access. Login and payment required. I just wanted to use the free ...
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Cant install apps

I have free memory of about 24 mb left . When i install apps as small as 1 MB it says insufficient memory. I tried many times but the problem persists. I have rooted my mobile too.
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hTC One M7 Stock ROM Installation

My hTC One M7 phone is S-OFF, has the latest firmware 7.19.401.2, and has nicely installed "ViperOne+9.0.0-fix", the Recovery is TWRP 2.8.6.0. Everything works very well, except that the proximity ...
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Is it possible to install android wear apps on android smartphone?

I'm an Android developer and recently I've started to develop apps to Android Wear. The problem is that I don't have an Android watch and the emulator is too slow. Does someone knows if there is a ...
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Math symbols in android

How to input math symbols in android?i need to input calculus and trignometric notations in android.can any one help me?