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Unable to update Android 8.0.0 to a higher version [duplicate]

I have an older version of Android and I want to update to a later version, version 10 or higher. I went to Settings > System > System updates and got a message 'Checking for updates...' but it ...
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Google Play System Update stuck

I'm using Samsung Galaxy A34 and Google Play System Update is only installed in July 2023, how to update GPSU to get the update?
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Is there any persistent root method for LineageOS 20?

The gist of it is that I use LineageOS for the Samsung S9 and I use Magisk. Every time the system updates the root is removed, so my question is - does anyone know of any persistent way to get a ...
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How can I update my TV that is running android OS 4.2.1

I have a TV from the brand "Haam". It's supposed to be smart, but recently I couldn't use any app. Nothing works on it. I can only watch regular channels from satellite. I want to update the ...
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Can you install previously supported system updates after device has been discontinued?

Last week I got a (used) Samsung Note20 Ultra with AT&T. It has Android 11, One UI 3.1 and Security Patch March 1, 2021. Although it is now discontinued, but it was upgradable to Android 13 and ...
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Not getting any MIUI update after 14.0.2 on Redmi Note 13 Pro+

Not getting any MIUI update after 14.0.2 on Redmi Note 13 Pro+. I bought a Redmi Note 13 Pro+ Indian Global variant last month. I am not getting any MIUI update notifications. Also, if I check for ...
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"App not installed as app isn't compatible with your phone" when installing APKs on Android 14

I have an APK of Unlimited Call Log 3.1.1, but I am unable to install it on Samsung Galaxy S24+ running Android 14. When I tried to install it, an error comes: App not installed as app isn't ...
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Android not fetching latest OS update

I have a Nokia G42 5G with Android 13. A week ago, a notification popped up, asking me to download the latest update (and also that that update was a week behind). Since the size was 2.67 GB, I ...
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Why does Whoscall database update fail on ADSL 2M/64K?

Why does Whoscall database update fail on ADSL 2M/64K Wi-Fi?
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Android version updation 5.0.2 to 6 and above [duplicate]

I want install new version of Android in my Samsung galaxy core prime, but I can't because I am non-technical person. I don't know how I can do this. I found some tricks on search engine.but I am not ...
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How can I turn on automatic updates of applications or at least notifications on new app updates?

I have a Nokia G22 phone with Android 12. I would like to have automatic updating working, or at least to be notified on new app updates in Google Play Store. In Applications > Google Play Store I ...
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Android settings and Microsoft Intune report different security patch levels on Huawei devices

I have a Huawei P20 lite, which reports (per System -> About this phone) an OS version EMUI 9.1.0, Android 9, Kernel 4.9.148, Security Patch Level of 1st January 2022. However, Microsoft Intune ...
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How to update libssl.so on very old devices?

I tried asking this on xdaforums but did not get a useful answer so I thought I would try here. I've got some very old devices (used as wifi-only) that are starting to have issues connecting to (some ...
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What features will I lose if I upgrade a Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra from Android 13 to Android 14, if any?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra running Android 13. What features will I lose if I upgrade a it from Android 13 to Android 14, if any?
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Samsung Galaxy A51 freezing and restarting after update

I updated my Samsung Galaxy A51 to Android 13 (One UI 5.1). My phone screen keeps freezing, going black, and restarting on its own. It happens every couple of minutes. I did almost every possible way ...
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Why is Google's Play Store suddenly trying to update apps installed via F-Droid?

Historically, Google did not mess with Android apps installed via the open source F-Droid project. Suddenly, however, Google's Play Store is now trying to update apps installed via F-Droid. There are ...
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if I update magisk, will I lose my installed magisk modules?

I have a rooted Xiaomi smartphone with Magisk version 23. I would like to update it to version 24, or even 25. If I update it via boot recovery or otherwise, will I lose the modules I installed on ...
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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Snapdragon) - is it possible to manually flash Android 13?

Is there any way at all to upgrade my Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (Snapdragon) to Android 13? It's stuck on Android 11, and I've been with Google Fi, and now US Mobile, with still no OTA updates ever ...
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How can I see which system update Android wants to install?

I use a Samsung Galaxy S23 ultra with Android 13 and One 5.1. I see: How can I see which system update Android wants to install?
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Installing Android 12 (or 13, 14) on a Lenovo Tab M10 FHD Plus (2nd Gen, TB-X606X)

Is there a way to install Android 12 / 13 / 14 on a Lenovo Tab M10 FHD Plus (2nd Gen, TB-X606X)? That is all I want to know if it is possible to do it, and how to do it then (currently running Android ...
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Play Store doesn't update apps

I have a Xiaomi Pocophone F1. Today, I noticed that regardless I have a very good internet connection (Wi-Fi), the apps don't update. I didn't face the problem previously, when I clicked "Update ...
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Block whatsapp channels

My phone, a galaxy s20 fe, recently updated whatsapp bringing along with it 'whatsapp channels'. Is there a way to block or get rid of the new whatsapp channels update? Thanks for your time
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In-app update out of the Play Store?

I have a local Android application, a custom scanner application, that is used in a cabinet factory production environment. This application is not published on the Play Store. It is installed using ...
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New Device: Support Duration from Switch-on

Having purchased a new Galaxy Tab s8 just recently, the question of would the 2027 software update curfew still hold, or will the clock for support start ticking once it is turned on, connected to the ...
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APK updates showing on Aurora (3rd-party store) before Play Store

I noticed this yesterday. I went onto Play Store and had "10 app updates available". I then went on to Aurora Store and there were "125 app updates available". I checked the ...
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"Conflicting Packages exist" for Google play services itself (cannot be uninstalled)

(I have already looked up many solutions involving apk-managers or un-/reinstalling offered in similar situations, but none of them seemed to work in my case.) When trying to update the app "...
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Whatsapp media and Android 11: media folder changed?

After upgrading my OnePlus 6T from Android 9 to 11, all my images disappeared in WhatsApp, with typical error message: "Sorry, this media file doesn't exist on your internal storage" The ...
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How do ROM makers get the newer proprietary blobs?

I would like to have a more up-to-date Android on my ancient device, that currently runs 4.1 (Qualcomm MSM8960). Have already applied all the patches to refresh the kernel with the features needed for ...
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Is there a way to block the flexible update flow monits?

There are apps I don't want to update for some reason, like missing features, new unwanted features, or tons of video ads with newer versions. Often when I launch some apps, I get the monit asking me ...
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PlayStore does not update APKMirror apps

I have an Android device where I have not assigned any Google account to it, just because I don't like/trust Google. Since I cannot use the PlayStore to get apps without assigning an account (thanks ...
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Manually updated Google Play Services. Will it continue to autoupdate iteself?

Due to an investigation of battery drain, I manually updated Google Play Services from ApkMirror (to V. 23.13.12 beta). If I'm not wrong, I recall that Google Play Services update itself when new ...
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Android apps won't update automatically

I wonder why my apps won't update by themselves. The phone is Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra and the Android OS and the Play store have been updated to the latest version as of March 30, 2023. In the Google ...
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keeping apps and data through LineageOS upgrade

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and I am in process of upgrading LineageOS from 16 to 18. The instructions indicate to wipe the data partition in step 8. Will this remove my installed apps and data? ...
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Is the Pixel 5 really EOL in october?

Iam using the Pixel 5 with original OS and currently on Android 13. Reading here: https://endoflife.date/pixel the phone will not receive any further security updates from october on. But Android 13 ...
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"The package conflicts with an existing package" error when updating YouTube ReVanced with APK

To clarify, my problem isn't that I can't install an app because I have a similarly-named app; I am trying to update an app I installed via APK with another one of a later version. I had previously ...
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How to upgrade VMOS or Virtual Android to Android 12?

Both VMOS and Virtual Android was updated recently to support Android 12 (instead of Android 7 as both were limited to before). However, I don't understand how to update them. I have found several ...
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Disabling automatic Android updates on an unrooted Samsung S22?

Is there any way to disable automatic Android updates (for the OS, not apps) on an unrooted Samsung S22 running Android 13? I bought it through T-Mobile, and it's really driving me insane. The phone's ...
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Are there any device that allow updating Android OS out of the box?

Can you get a phone where you can update the system without the need to root your phone? I've never done this myself (rooting) and for my new phone, I want to have something that will use Google Play ...
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Accidentally disconnected LG K7 during the firmware update

I accidentally disconnected LG K7 during the firmware update and I don't know what to do. I was on a phone call when I left it to charge my laptop and I wanted to move the phone to another charger ...
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How can I get this former Lifeline phone working?

I have a UMX U683CL. My mom has had some of the worst luck with phones via Assurance Wireless; this was her third or fourth one in about three years, and they've all misbehaved terribly. They didn't ...
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How do I upgrade an Android phone's version from my pc

Ok so I have Android 7.0 and I'm trying to upgrade it to Android 8 or 9 because some apps require that as the minimum version. The problem now is I feel like my phone has stopped receiving updates ...
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Error when downloading software update

I have a galaxy s8+ (model number: SM-G955F). It is knox tripped but the build status is still official. But when trying to update to the April 1st 2021 software update it downloads all the way, does ...
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Is it necessary to update Android version?

My Samsung mobile is telling me to update to Android 11, is there really anything that is better than Android 10? I notice the more updates, the more likely it is for others to spy on our data & ...
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Advice for selecting proper ROM for my old device [duplicate]

I have quite old device PocketBook SURFpad 3 (10,1")(specs). And I want to update it, to more modern android version. Unfortunately, I have not done it before, so I would like to ask about an ...
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How can I prevent my Pixel running Android 12 from automatically updating the OS?

Android is telling me it'll soon update my OS: How can I prevent that? I use a Pixel 6 running Android 12. I've disabled the automated updates in the developer options:
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Keep user settings/cache after updating app without Google Play

I have developed an app for the school where I work. It is hosted on Google Play, but some of the students have Huawei phones without GMS. I would like them to have the option to download the apk from ...
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Upgrade to Android 7.0 but keep old built-in apps, user apps, etc

How can I upgrade my Samsung Galaxy S5 from Marshmallow to Nougat without changing the built-in samsung apps, losing user apps, settings, and keeping the Samsung Marshmallow UI? I mean, only updating ...
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BenQ RP7502 won't update Apps

We are using BenQ Interactive Flat Panels (IFPs) at school, and we are having issues with updating the apps. The firewall rules we have set up should bypass all authentication, but when it comes to ...
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Pixel 6a does not show available Android security updates

On a Pixel 6a device, Android seems to have trouble finding the latest security updates. On the one hand, it warns me under Settings->Security like this: (!) Update this device This device hasn't ...
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What can I do to upgrade an old Android 4.0.3 tablet?

I have an Asus Transformer TF101 that is running Android 4.0.3. The tablet can connect websites in HTTP without issue but not in HTTPS. Most HTTPS websites are totally unreachable. Some websites (from ...
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