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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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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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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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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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Play store downloaded more than 100%

What is happening? Play store keeps downloading after 100% how to 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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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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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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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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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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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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Reroute or blocking ip addresse

There is an IP that connects to my phone (Galaxy note 5 running android 7.0) and collects too much data i don't like it but blocking it with host or router doesn't work. I need to block or at least ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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How can I deploy 200+ Android phones to my employes?

I need to deploy many Android phones every year. I would like to give over the phone still in the box. The employe should then just start the phone and enter there company is and pwd. The MDM then ...
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android - sending AT command

professionals! How to send at command to modem? I try hack command AT+CLCK="PN",1,"12345678" It's possible with Engineer Mode - CDS Info - Radio Information. I'm decompilled it's CDS.apk and see - ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Skip an OTA update straight to next version, on Galaxy S4

My not rooted Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 has received notification of an OTA update. By the size I know it's for Android 4.4.2 KitKat. I know the phone provider has already released an OTA update for 5.0 ...
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Upload video to another device during filming?

Here is the problem I am facing. If filming with a smartphone that doesn't come with a microsd card, you are severely limited by storage, especially if you want it shoot full HD video (on my phone ...
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Not receiving OTA update after restore stock rom from cyanogenmod

I heard Moto G2 was getting a Lollipop 5.1 update so I decided to go back to stock from cyanogenmod. I used a tutorial similar to this one to go back to stock, and I'm now currently on Lollipop 5.0.2 ...
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Android Photos App Clear Data

I've cleared Data on the Photos app and photos are no longer showing. Any Ideas how to fix this?
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What is kcjlogger on Kyocera phones?

I have a Kyocera Hydro. There is a directory on the phone kcjlogger. It sounds suspicious. Does anyone know what it is or how I can investigate to find out? I was unable to find any answers searching. ...