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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How do I get my mobile data to work again, after the new Android 5.1 update?

I am having an issue with Mobile data no longer working. Mobile data WAS working the day after updating to Android 5.1 on my Nexus 5. But now (1 day later) it is not connecting to Mobile data. It just ...
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Play store downloaded more than 100%

What is happening? Play store keeps downloading after 100% how to fix this ?
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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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Phone is killing important background/sync processes (Wiko Lenny 3) – what to do?

My friend recently bought a Wiko “Lenny 3”, which runs Android 6.0.1 After a short while of using it, it seems that this phone is configured by the manufacturer to very aggressively kill background ...
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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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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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Unknown Permissions on VirusTotal analysis

I have noticed unusual and unwanted behavior from a few of my system apps, most notably Google Play Services, Google Account Manager, and Google Services Framework. These apps cause force closes on ...
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Export bookmarks from Android 4.1.2 Stock Browser for use in PC Browser

How can I export bookmarks from my Android 4.1.2 Stock Browser, for use in Chrome and Firefox on my PC? I've checked the stock browser thoroughly, but could not find anything like the Export feature ...
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Problems with installing stock ROM for Nexus S

I'm trying to install a stock Nexus S ROM from Google's site, but I keep getting the error E:signature verification failed Any ideas how I can fix this?
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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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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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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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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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How to backup / partition before rooting?

I would like to root my Nexus 5 but I am worried it will cause a bootloop or some other sort of problem and therefore I would like to back up all my phones data including / before hand. Is this ...
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OS Features missing after upgrade to Android 5.1

I just updated my Nexus 5 from Android 5.0 LPX13D to 5.1 LMY47I. Some components of the OS now seem to be missing. When I scroll with two fingers from the top of the screen I only get the ...
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How to disable street names in android voice navigation?

I'm stuck with a quite simple problem, still can't find the solution. I'd like to disable street names reading in voice navigation, to keep just simple guidance like "turn right" or "turn left". Can'...
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Android picture naming convention

I am using Samsung Galaxy S5 from T-Mobile. I noticed that pictures are named as YYYMMDD_ABCDEF.jpg where the first part represents date and the last purt I suspect represents time in military ...
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Rooted Nexus 7 v2: Using Tor and Adblock Plus

I'm having success using both Tor and Adblock Plus, although independently. I'm trying to figure out how to get both to work on the device at the same time. When successfully using Tor, I get ads ...
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Multitasking solutions to (not-rooted) Android OS and Apps out there?

For here i mean multitasking visually, which means the ability to see more than one Apps at a time. Other than Samsung's Multi Window, Popup Play (or by the Stick It! app), Pen Window, or the LG's ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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signing custom OTA update .zip file

We have a kiosk application that needs to be able to periodically do OTA updates using our self-made OTA update .zip files. Our custom OTA update .zip file have the following files: /data/misc/adb/ ...
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Need Data off of a Locked, Unrooted Nexus 5 Stuck on Pre-Android Logo Splash Animation

Alright, this is a long shot, but I really would like to get my data off of my old, soft-bricked phone. It's a Nexus 5 (running Android 6.0.1), which has never been unlocked or rooted. It gets stuck ...
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How can I cast only my android screen to my tv

I have a Chromecast and I want to cast my android screen to my tv (mainly youtube) but not the audio, I looked online to find any answers and I found that I have to double broadcast I did it once (I ...
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How to dim any ongoing music when receive notification?

How to dim any ongoing music sound by certain percentage (let's say 20%) when I receive message instead of pausing the current ongoing music and play the notification sound and continue play the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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(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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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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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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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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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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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?
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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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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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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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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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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.