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SuperSu update binary error

I have a lg optimus g pro f240 running on android os version 4.4.2. I recently rooted the phone using the software in This thread I have installed SuperSu though each time I try and open it, it tells ...
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Flash `system.img` using `package_extract_file` function of `updater-script`?

I am newbie to adb sideload feature as I don't know much about updater script. I just researched today and thought of flashing system.img file on my Samsung device using update zip. I am not even sure ...
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o/s upgrade failure

my first post here so hoping for some help please. I have two Meizu Note 2 phones, one of which is unused so better battery etc. The problem is that I would like to upgrade the flyme o/s to the same ...
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How can i remove the new google updates? Especially keyboard?

How can i get rid of lollipop 5.1 update? Is there a way to use the previous version on my tablet? Please ?
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I get error 7 while updating Cyanogen OS 13 on OnePlus

I have OnePlus One with Cyanogen OS 13.0-ZNH0EAS2JK and I can't install OTA updates since I have TWRP as recovery (version 3.0.2-0). So, for this reason I downloaded the file of incremental version (...
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where does the official, “non-custom firmware” Android os look for version updates?

When the "new update is available" popup appears on the screen, does the os go to the manufacturer's server or the google's servers to download the update? in other words who is the main version ...
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How to update gt p1000 system 2.2 in 2016?

I got an old Gt P1000 Galaxy and I have been studying Android stuff first time in my life. I have watched youtube videos about updating 2.2 system to new ones but the thing is that nothing supports ...
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Are android version updates signed with google's private key or other signing techniques?

I noticed that android pops automatically for new updates and patches; are these updates signed so that the device knows it's from the official publisher and not from some server spoofer?
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help on asus fonepad 8 os system fastboot flash

Help im having stuck on logo screen with no os and no serial number on boot. I've try recovery but fail. Trying faatboot :/E Fe380cg zip is show unable to rename/write data target /dev/block/...
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My newly updated Droid rings at max volume even when ringtone is muted

I was forced to install a mandatory update (Droid version 9, Kernel version 3.18.91-16068741) for my Samsung Galaxy J7 around 2 weeks ago. Since then, there have been six (6) incidents where my phone ...
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Phone keeps restarting while system updating

My samsung galaxy core 2 got a system update so I installed it. Eventually it kept going to 90% until it said error and then restarted the whole process. It kept doing the same thing get to 90% say ...
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How to stop Play Store from auto-updating itself?

How can I stop Google play from automatically updating to the latest version? I tried deleting my hosts file but it's not being deleted. My phone is rooted.
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How do I recover lost bookmarks in Chrome

I just uninstalled Chrome updates and lost all my bookmarks. I didn't sync my accounts. Is there any way to recover all the lost bookmarks? I'm using a Samsung GT-N7100 Android version 4.4.2
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How to change the interface or positions of the home and back buttons after updating a Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 tablet?

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 downloaded an update. Now, the buttons (home, back) on the bar are in the middle. Previously, they were postioned left. It's really uncomfortable. It seems that I ...
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Phone log shows numbers not Contact Names after installing Samsung S3 Security Update

My Galaxy S3 was working great until I installed a security update yesterday (26/11/12). Immediately after, the names dropped off the calls list and it is now showing phone numbers only.
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Pressing # before * clears all code in checkin

I want to dial *#*#2432546#*#* so aka *#*#checkin#*#* to check updates http://lifehacker.com/5719657/force-your-android-phone-to-check-for-a-system-update but when I press # in this place *#*#2432546#...
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System update on restart takes to TWRP

I guess everyone got notification for downloading update for android 5.0 lollipop on nexus 5. When the download is complete and the phone is restarted, it takes me to TWRP screen and I could not ...
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Updated Galaxy Note 8 to 4.2.2: can't pair with Bluetooth devices afterwards

With the previous version, 4.1.2, no problem to discover and pair with my Bluetooth speakers. However, after 4.2.2 upgrade, the Note 8 cannot find them when scanning. My phone, a Galaxy S4,(version 4....
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Android WebView upgrade/degrade issues [closed]

I'm using an Android application utilizing system WebView. After Android OTA upgrade up to 6.0.1, WebView's major version was 47. As far as I have had some issues with this version (specifically, ...
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“Software installation failed” error when booting up

I got stuck at Huawei Logo and it won't start, then I followed this instruction Download the same build you had before getting stucked or newer one, Extract it and transfer "dload" folder to the ...
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4.2.2 update error on Samsung Galaxy s2 plus GT - I9105P

i got a Over The Air update for 4.2.2 on my Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus. I'm in India. After installing the update my phone rebooted and now it doesn't start. it only loads and shows the samsung's logo. ...
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Update problem in Samsung J5

I have just re-installed Samsung J5 firmware manually. After install now whenever I try to check software update it gives error saying that " Unable to update the software. A network or server error ...
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How can I cancel and delete OS Software update of Andoroid KitKat?

Initially I would like to update my Android OS from KitKat to Lollipop. Unfortunately, it will decrease around 950MB it internal memory/RAM. Then I decided will not continue to update it. But, how can ...
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update.zip just for fixing file permissions, possible?

I soft bricked my colorfly g808 by following this guide (Japanese) http://bl.oov.ch/2012/12/android-421-mvno-sim.html I didnt do it using adb shell but using a terminal emulator in the phone itself, ...
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Reinstall default apps on Galaxy S3 before updating to Jelly Bean

I want to update my Galaxy S3 to Jelly Bean but after downloading the firmware using Kies, it starts updating, but then it stops with a "dead" Android with a red triangle icon. I think it's because I ...
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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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Why phones with Android One don't get update to Q right now (2019)?

Android one phones are near stock version of Android. Starting Android 8 (or 9) project treble aims to deliver new version of Android without work from the OEM. Yet phones with Android one and ...
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How can I update the fastboot driver for my Sony Xperia device

I Need to unlock the bootloader of my Sony xperia m2 dual. It's currently in stock. As soon as I connected my device in fastboot mode by pressing volume up button and connecting the USB cable my ...
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Is there difference between update and re-installation for android apps?

I keep auto updates in Google Play on to make sure apps on my phone are always up to date. A few days ago I rooted my phone, which resulted in a factory format. After I re-installed all the apps I had ...
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How to downgrade from Android 10?

Android 10 is extremely unstable on my Pixel XL. Most apps crashed within a few seconds after open, even including Google Play Store. That means, I could not do any new app install, because Google ...
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How to prevent Android from automatically downloading System Updates from the cellular network?

I've had Verizon's Samsung Note 5 for about 1.5 years. I don't have (and don't really want to pay for) an unlimited data plan so I use cellular data sparingly and use my home WiFi when downloading ...
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Is Nougat update available for LG K8?

So I have a 6.0 Marshmallow phone (LG K8). And I went to GSMarena to check the specs and I noticed that it says that LG K8 is upgradable to 7.0 Nougat. I went to check for update on my phone and ...
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Samsung update step by step

My phone samsung s7 edge (g935f) is running on android 6.0. And the latest update from samsung is 8.0. Can i flash directly 8.0 (Skip 7.0) or first I have to flash 7.0 then 8.0. I am confused that it ...
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removing the frequently contacted list after new update in April 2017

After the new update, the frequently contacted list appears. There is no favorite list any place that I can find. How do you remove these frequently contacted people from list?
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“Device management downloading” notification: why and how to get rid of it?

I see "Device management downloading" notification. It appeared when I was not using the phone: why did it appear and how can I prevent it from appearing again? I don't want to update my phone's OS. ...
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How to check where do my updates come from?

Just switched the motherboard of my Galaxy Note 4, now I am wondering where do the phone gets its updates from? How to check this in Android? Thanks!
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network problem after update in lollypop of Micromax unite 2

I updated my unite 2 4gb from service Center in Lollypop. After then its problem create no network some time . Then its fixe when I on flight mode and off it or restarting phone. But after some time ...
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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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is possible a Viewpad 10e Android version upgrade?

I have an old ViewSonic Viewpad 10e made in 2012 and has the following specs: http://specdevice.com/showspec.php?id=b800-28b6-103d-b3780033c587&lang=en From the manufacturer there is no other OS ...
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Turn off app update notification sound

Does anyone know how to turn off sounds for notification of app updates? Turning off notification sounds also turns off message tones. This is becoming really annoying as phone beeps every time an app ...
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Android OTA update fail when increased the system.img size

I am working on IMX6Q with Android 7 for OTA update. Current system.img size 499 MB with this OTA update work. I increased this due to compilantion error. If system.img is above 499 MB ota update fail....
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Galaxy A3, no software update available [duplicate]

Phone: Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016), model SM-A310F Phone runs Android 5.1.1, since purchased. Under Settings>About device>Software update ; it says: Download updates manually ; Last checked 7/22/...
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Preventing Android 7.0 Nougat from downloading updates over cellular data

I got a notification this morning on my Nexus 6p informing me that the Android 7.0 Nougat update was ready to download and install on my phone. The troubling thing about this was the following text: ...
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Play store apps download but don't install

On my pixel phone apps will download but once the download completes it doesn't install. Usually if I restart the phone the apps install but if I wait a few hours I have to repeat the process. Anyone ...
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Remove downloaded system update from Huawei

Due to unfortunate circumstances I need to use my old phone again (Huawei P8 Lite 2017 Emui 5.0.1). I did a factory reset a few days ago, and am now trying to install my most important apps. ...
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HTC ONE last update. Bootloader claims tampered

I have an HTC One bought unlocked (i.e. no simcard) with Android. I swear on my grandma's tomb that I've never tried to tamper it (I don't even know what that exactly is, I thought that made only in ...
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When I change my phone, will I be able to keep all my game progress in Dream League Soccer 2018 and my player purchases? how?

When I change my phone, will I be able to keep all my game progress in Dream League Soccer 2018 and my player purchases? If yes, how?
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Just did system update and forgot I had TWRP and root and now the updates changes havent taken affect!

Help! I have just installed the Android 4.3 update on my Nexus 7 which is rooted with a vanilla kernel with TWRP installed. It rebooted after the update and it booted straight into TWRP so I rebooted ...
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Need to force update of Google Photos App

How do I force the Google Photos app (android) to UPDATE? It was in the middle of an update and got interrupted. Now it's a CPU hog - keeps prompting to update, but touching the "UPDATE" button just ...
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Password reset screens appearing while inactive; was I hacked?

I put down my Samsung Galaxy S7 phone after making a phone call, and then noticed that the settings appeared on screen, and things like "reset password" were being clicked and text was being entered ...