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I no longer get system updates on my unlocked Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact since moving to New Zealand

My Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact's installed firmware is 47.1.A.16.20, installed on 19 Sept 2018. The Android security patch level is listed as 1 September 2018. Manually going to system updates says that ...
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Motorola Xoom Tablet Connection Problem When Accessing Web Pages

I have an old Motorola Xoom Tablet that when I access browser, it loads google and loads the results of google searches but on accessing the web pages the tablet gives a 'secure connection could not ...
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How do I figure out which version of Android is supported on my device?

I am a Pixel 2 that is running Android version 9. I also have a much older Nexus tablet. I get an update on my tablet almost every day but it is only for Androids version 5.1++. Why can't I upgrade ...
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Why does Android OS need custom ROMs for OS upgrades?

I have a discontinued LG L5 E455 Android phone that came with Android 4.1.2 OS. I am forced to upgrade the OS because most of the apps I need to install are not compatible with this version of OS, ...
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Ant+ hardware support broken in Android 9?

Recently, my Xiaomi Mi A1 received an update to Android 9, and since that I figured out that Ant+ is not working anymore (which did work pefectly using Android 8). Ant Radio tester from the Google ...
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How can i stop Android OS updare after tapping “INSTALL OVERNIGHT”

So I'm running Android 6.0.1 and i don't want to update it, but when the notification popped up, i accidentally tapped "INSTALL OVERNIGHT", being 2AM to 5AM tomorrow. Is there anyway I could stop it? ...
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How to fix device when stuck in firmware update with “Do not disconnect USB” message?

I have an LG Android phone. When I turned it off last night, it turned itself back on again with the firmware update showing "Do not disconnect USB". But when I received it from my contract holders, ...
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Phone virbates without there being any notification

My phone, Samsung A8 2018, sometimes vibrates without there being any notification. I've noticed this since yesterday. The two new things which yesterday changed about my phone are: I updated my ...
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Why is Google Play unable to update only Google apps?

Everything was working fine on my Lenovo tablet until a couple of weeks ago when Play Store was no longer able to update the gmail app. It usually just was left hanging. Other apps seemed to update ...
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Can I install Lollipop 5.0 on a Galaxy S Duos GT- S7582

It currently has Android 4.4.2. I tried rooting it and installing a custom ROM firmware which looks like Lollipop from a UI perspective but it's still Android 4.0 under the hood. Any idea how to move ...
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How to fix LG Tribute stuck at 0% on “Firmware Update”?

My parents bought me an LG Tribute from the store. Suddenly, it is stuck on a screen saying "Firmware update", and is stuck at 0%. I have seen people saying to remove the battery, but if I do that, ...
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How to read (or restore) files on encrypted SD card after update to Android Oreo?

My situation I have been using the encryption of my Android phone’s external SD Card on a Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Duos (SM-J330F) ever since I got it. I have recently updated my OS to Android 8.0 (...
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Install a firmware with a different baseband but the - T Mobile

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 edge from T Mobile. The model number is SM-G935T and the baseband version is G935TUVU4APK1. For this baseband version, T Mobile unfortunately does not offer a software ...
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How to fix new 'feature' in recent update (LG G5 phone)

My LG G5 just updated, and suddenly the home button animates when you press it; a few colorful dots come out and dance around for a bit as you hold the button. For accessibility reasons, this is very ...
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Upgrade mediastar x2 4k satellite receiver

i have ms-x2 4k satellite receiver with android os v7. 0 after download last updrade file from official site and restarting the device it showes this error: "installation aborted". What should i do? ...
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Can an app update from Play Store reinstate its permissions I've disabled earlier?

There are quite a few apps out there that request too many permissions during install time, most of them seem highly dubious. I tend to disable permissions I feel unlikely to be used and for the most ...
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How to update Android System WebView on MIUI

I'm on rooted MIUI 10 8.8.9 Android 8.1 Currently there is WebView version 62.0.3202.84 installed inside /system/app/WebViewGoogle/WebViewGoogle.apk with /oat/arm and /oat/arm64 directories ...
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Does Google has a page where they show when an Android version isn't supported anymore?

We are in doubt of supporting a device running an older version of Android. I looked everywhere on the internet, but there seems to be zero information from Google how long they will make security ...
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SD card problem when Downloading

I recently updated my Nokia 3 system to android 8, I have a space of 5 GB in my SD card and 6 GB internal. I had been using my SD card as internal storage before I updated my system. But now with ...
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Should I update Android OS on 1.5 yrs old phone?

Will it make it slower or faster? My phone: Moto G Play (XT1607) Not rooted.
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How do I stop and disable Android system update?

My phone is getting old and I have no place and I don't want to update the Android operating system. By mistake I clicked update and it downloaded but it did not install yet. I want to delete. I'm not ...
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Updating system app without root and apk install in custom ROM

Custom ROM in Redmi 3S I have installed Gapps(from opengapps) using TWRP recovery. Recently, I got an update from play store for dialer app, but not for messages which released recently. Why message ...
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Updating system app without root and apk install in stock ROM

I need to update system apps like phone, contacts etc without installing apk or rooting. Is this possible? Stock ROM in Moto X4 How can I update my phone, contact etc with latest version from moto? ...
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Update Google Play Services

Google won't run unless you update Google Play Services?
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Setting search disappeared

I have Huawei Mediapad T3 7' tablet. After OTA update, my search box in setting menu disappeared. How can i resolve this problem ?
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How to update Flipkart Digiflip Pro XT911 to latest version of android [duplicate]

I have Flipkart Digiflip Pro XT911 Tab, which have old version of android like Marshmlow, Now I am looking for a way to update it to latest android version, How can I do that. Thank you
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Upgrade the OS from 5.x to 6.x [duplicate]

How can I upgrade from 5.1.1 to 6.x in order to utilize adoptable storage?
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Can't update Uber app

I installed uber app from play store. But when i try to update it then it cant update and it shows error.
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Huawei Mate 10 Updates

The system has notify me to upgrade for a new version. So I enter setting and chose to upgrade it. So, I wait for a several minutes to finish the download. After finished, and it says 'overnight' or '...
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How to stop my phone from annoying me with software updates?

I'm getting constant notifications that a new software-update is available for my phone. It's a motorola on android 7 and i do not want the software-update. I was getting notifications all day ...
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what happens if i stop a firmware update by removing the battery

will any damage happen if I unplug and remove the batter during a firmware update its been stuck on the same screen and the sim acts up
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How do I update the browser of the Sony ebook reader PRS-T1?

I've an old PRS-T1 ebook reader that is still a very reader. Occasionally I use the browser that is included, but this is very outdated (based on Android 2.2) and often gives errors about security ...
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should I update my Android System version 7.1.1 to 8.0 in a phone Z835?

Hello I am new here and I have phone android mark ZTE model Z835 and I would like update but I dont know if my phone support tha update. details about my phone: model: Z835 Android version: 7.1.1 ...
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Recon(Intel) Snow 2 Ski Goggle Insert, possible community support

I bought the Smith IO Recon goggles back in 2014, they incorporate the Recon Snow 2, which is an android powered HUD for ski goggles. Since then intel acquired recon and shut them down, ending ...
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Android died after update

LG Stylo V2 is dead after updating. Screen reads "Your device is corrupt. It can't be trusted and may not work properly."
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Verizon Stylo 2 froze on update. "

Verizon Stylo 2 froze on update and shows "Your device is corrupt . It can not be trusted and may not work properly."
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Can I install Android P Beta to my Galaxy S8?

I want to install Android P Beta to my Galaxy S8 device but after I went to https://www.google.com/android/beta I can see that only Pixel 2 device can opt out for an upgrade. Is it ok if I opt out ...
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How do I update the OS from a custom build of Android 4.0.4 to something newer on the Ematic Funtab Pro? [duplicate]

I found an old Ematic funtab pro the other day, and decided that I wanted to update the OS and try to make the funtab more useful. There was no update checker that I could find for the actual OS, ...
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What vendros have the longest support policies? [closed]

I've always stuck to stock android and preferrably googles nexus/pixel devices because I want access to future updates, primarily security but also features. (currently i'm running a nexus 6p) But I ...
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My phone keeps updating to Android 7.0 over and over

I got a Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) phone which comes by default with Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow). I got an update to Android 7.0 but it keeps offering me to make the same update over and over. It doesn'...
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Instagram Troubleshooting [duplicate]

I can't login to Instagram Instagram Login Troubleshooting - sorry there was a problem with your request instagram. What can be the cause of this problem?
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Google Play won't allow me to update applications

Google Play will not allow me to update my Facebook Application. It keeps saying that I can't update Facebook because of its default location. [1] My phone is an Android 4.4.4, Gualcomm® snapdragon ...
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How to know when my smartphone is EOL?

Long story short, I have been under the impression that my Samsung S5 had still been receiving security updates even though I was aware it wouldn't be getting any major Android updates. One Google ...
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Processes involved to update an app

We run Android devices in KIOSK mode, and want users to able to update apps directly. Nothing happens when "Update" is clicked, it seems we need to whitelist / authorize some additional processes in ...
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“Install overnight” option does not apply update over night

When an update to the android is available, there are three options what to do with it: Install now Install overnight Later When I select "Install overnight", the notification bar says: "Update will ...
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What Android version promises changes with regards to fast security patches?

I've heard that an upcoming, or recent version of Android has separated the OS from the hardware specific parts, promising much faster security and minor updates for the user. What version is this? ...
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How to skip the upgrade to Oreo

My Galaxy S7 downloaded the Oreo upgrade, and now a notification persists in my status bar and every now and then it pops up asking me to upgrade. I don't want to upgrade. Is there a way to skip ...
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How to Upgrade Sony Xperia Z3 Compact (D5803) to Android 8.1?

How do you upgrade the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact (D5803) to Android 8.1? There are a number of web pages that attempt to answer this question, but none of them provide every step along the way. These ...
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Why cant i update my smart watch and don't know why

Just bought the watch. The WearOs update fails. First, it doesn't see all the wifi networks. The download takes forever and it fails How can I see the debug and fix the issue? it is an LTE Huawei 2 ...
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Apps not getting downloaded

When I am installing my apps from Playstore its not getting installed and the previous apps which are already installed or not getting updated I brought a new mobile from a store recently but I am ...