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 happened to the pop-up alternatives in Google Android Keyboard?

Up until recently, the stock Google Android Keyboard app had an excellent alternatives pop-up. Long-press a word with an ellipses underneath it and you get a box with many variations. I used it ...
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Will Android kill a Service if I uncheck “Show notification” option on Settings?

I was just wondering: will Android kill a Service (that uses persistent notification to keep itself alive) if I uncheck "Show notifications" on app settings? I am running Lollipop 5.1.
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How do I get the standard default.prop file back on the root file system?

At the root file system on my Android phone, there's a file called default.prop. Right now that's a non-standard file because of CF Auto Root, but I want that file to be the stock version (1). ...
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Does installation of CustomRom chage the partition

I have some basic question abt customROM 1.When you install customROM, does it change/recreate the partitions in previous ROM stockROM/Custom) or it just installs the ROM in the existing ...
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Nexus 7 32GB showing 8GB after flash

I had the no command boot loop when trying to enter recovery so I used the nexus root kit to reflash everything which did fix the problem and after a few days of use I noticed that there's only 8GB's ...
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I can't unlock bootloader of my moto g xt1033 android 4.4.4

Guys I've been stuck at this step for a while. My device as Motorola says is unlockable and I also have the unlock code but still it says in the command window that error occurred. I've installed ...
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Flashing stock rom through cwm

Can I flash a stock rom through cwm? I have a rooted Galaxy Mega, with cwm installed and want to upgrade to the new kit kat samsung firmware. Thanks.
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Update heavly customized but stock rom Nexus 5 keeping data?

I have a Google Nexus 5 with Stock Rom 4.4.2 and: Unlocked boot-loader Custom recovery (TWRP) Custom kernel (franco) Root X-posed framework What is the best method to upgrade to the upcoming version ...
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How do I know I'm entering my password in the real decryption prompt?

I have a Nexus 4 phone with full-device encryption. As I took it out of my pocket, it was displaying the "Type password to decrypt storage" screen. Presumably it had crashed in some way and rebooted, ...
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How can I replace a carrier-customized system with the original version?

Is it possible to remove carrier customizations by just replacing whole system with the original version from phone manufacturer, just like we can reformat a computer and reinstall the operating ...
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Does stock Android have a panorama camera feature?

I was wondering if Android has any panorama-like feature like how iOS does?
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Trying to install a stock rom on a samsung captivate

I recently basically bricked my phone by trying to mount the data part of the recovery file created by Nandroid (of the stock os) while CyanogenMod 10 was installed. The installation worked perfectly ...
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Backup and restore CM10 on broken razr

My problem is a little bit complicated, I have a Razr (XT910) motorola phone, the screen is cracked and unusable, the tech support of my carrier (in Mexico) is unable to get the display from motorola.....
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Why Headset With Volume Control Functions Different Now And What To Do With Track Skipping Bug?

I am using ZAGGsmartbuds to listen to music and speak with people as it has track switch control and microphone. Pressing track control once activates stock music player to play music and also pauses ...
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Email sending issue

So the other day I wrote and email and it tried to send and failed with a temporary server error. Now I can't get it to stop trying to send and it doesn't show up anywhere. I sent it using the email ...
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How can install stock Android 4.0 on my rooted Galaxy S2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? I've just rooted my Galaxy S2 to remove all the Samsung applications. I wanted to install stock android 4 on my ...
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How can I re-install the stock Android 2.2 calendar?

I mistakenly deleted the stock Google Calendar application from my Android 2.2 phone (Samsung Europa GT-i5500). My phone is rooted. I can't recall what program I used for the deletion, but I have ...
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HTC Desire Z Stock ROM [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? Does anybody know how I can find HTC Gingerbread Stock ROM? I've just found an old Froyo (2.2) ROM through google ...
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Methods to trigger a gallery/music player refresh?

I've search around the internet for details regarding this, and the only way I found was to remount the SD card.. But I have a lot of apps (virtually, all) installed on my SDcard and this is probably ...
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bootloader error err:0x7000

I am trying to unlock my phone's bootloader Device techno i3 I have installed drivers , adb &fastboot And when I type fastboot oem unlock It gives error err:0×7000 (bootloader)    off-mode-...
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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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Bug: Oreo keeps changing the notification sound for all apps instead of just one [duplicate]

When I try to change the notification sound for an app (e.g.: WhatsApp), Oreo (Android 8) sets the new sound as the default notification sound (changes the default notification sound for the device). ...
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Install Lineage OS on Samsung Galaxy S4 and S5, heimdall problems

I'm trying to install Lineage OS onto my Samsung Galaxy S4 and S5, following the instructions on https://wiki.lineageos.org/devices/jfltexx/install I've successfully installed Lineage to an S4 before,...
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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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Damaged Sd card. Sd card is damaged. Try reformatting

While i am using my android phone i get this above error . 1.I have tried rebooting phone. 2.I also have tried to reformat in android but it shows same errors again and again my phone also not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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