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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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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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Android ignoring imported dictionary

I recently upgraded from Nexus 5 to Nexus 5x. I used the automatic process to move my data from the old device to the new, and everything went smoothly, except for the dictionary. I type in Hebrew (I'...
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Automatic app updating interrupts video

I have a Google Nexus 6P. Irritatingly enough, when apps are finished updating, whatever video I'm watching in whatever app is paused. Every time. And when you can't schedule app updates for when you'...
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Accidentally hit PIT during Odin update now phone is stuck

I was attempting to flash a handset using Odin, and accidentally clicked on the button marked PIT, and now the Odin is saying similar to this message - 'connecting phone ------ pc'. Also, the ...
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Install official Europe ICS ROM on Optimus 2x outside Europe

Now that ICS is available to users in Europe for LG Optimus 2x (p990): I have a p990 but it was purchased in India. Can I download the ROM for Europe and flash the same on my phone? Will it work? ...
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Android Market not showing full list of app updates

When I have app updates, the android market notifies and takes me to the list of apps that have updates but some apps that have updates are not shown sometimes. Only when I go to search and key in the ...
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System and Play Store updates doesn't work on Android 4.4.2

I'm using a cloudfone excite 401dx with Android 4.4.2. System update says "battery too low to install system update, connect charger to continue", but my battery is full. When I use the factory reset,...
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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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Switch carrier error

I have Lenovo A6000 plus. Still running on 4.4.4 I tried update my OS via Lenovo update as I haven't done it a long time and Lollipop is there Download seems fine, and it changed into recovery mode to ...
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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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Restrict background data not working on android 4.2.2

Since updating my Samsung tablet to Android 4.2.2 I can no longer see the option to restrict background data when I select data usage > app > view app settings. For most apps now the view app settings ...
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Is it possible for Google to detect app updates that have not been delivered through Play Store?

I'm playing a game that is developed by a sub-division of Google. (Ingress/Niantic) Usually new versions of this game pushed out through staged roll-outs, which means if you are not one of the lucky ...
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Nexus 7 Kitkat update showing Verification Failed error

When I tried to update Nexus 7 to Kitkat from Settings > About > Update, it downloads the Kitkat update and after that shows "verification failed". I bought Nexus 7 from US and now I am in India.
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OS Update moved external_sd to extsdcard; Apps previously on SD card are now missing/uninstalled.

I just upgraded my Galaxy Note (1st gen) from ICS 4.0.x to JS 4.1.2. I'm using the Samsung ROM supplied by my carrier (with all the bloat in it). After the upgrade, I noticed many of my apps were ...
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Google Play app hangs during updates

I have Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman with android 2.3.4. Recently, every time I try to update my apps over WiFi, the updates get stuck and I have to cancel that particular update to proceed. Now, ...
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software does not want to update

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3. Every time I try to update my software/ check for updates I receive the following message: "failed to update firmware due to network or server problem. Try software update ...
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Retry System Update Not Working

I just bought a new Galaxy SII 4G Touch and was updating it to ICS and I lost connectivity while downloading the update. Now when I go to About Phone > Update Android, there is a button saying "Retry ...
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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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Phone interrupted during update

I was updating my phone using Kies and the download was interrupted. My phone now has a black screen with a little phone, a yellow triangle with an exclamation point, and a computer on it. I cannot ...
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lock screen is not changing after updating 4.4.2

I have updated my Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 to 4.4.2 and after that I'm not able to change my lock screen wallpaper. It always shows a wallpaper which is already in the device which has red background. ...
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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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Is it possible to update android version in Motorola xoom tablet?

I have a tablet of Motorola (XOOM MZ604), it is rather old but for me looks and behaves like new, except of one big problem that I cannot install important applications on it because the android ...
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A way to sort new android app updates (not updated by user yet)

is there any way to know which apps have new updates (not updated by user yet) by notification date at least. Because google play notification only mentions you got 2 new update without telling me ...
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Does anyone know how to or managed to upgrade to Lollipop a Samsung Galaxy Tab E?

I am asking specifically for the following models of Samsung Galaxy Tab E which seems to be stuck on KitKat(4.4) without being able to upgrade to Lollipop(5.0) ? SM-T113NU SM-T561 SM-T560 Does ...
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replacing twrp with recovery.img fails for nexus 6

I have a nexus 6 with TWRP and a stock ROM (6.0.0). I decided to update via OTA. However, for this I need to flash the recovery.img as stated in this anwser. Following the instructions there I've done ...
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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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My phone is soft-bricked after ADB update

This is the problem: I always connect my phone to computer, to charge it, but I tried to execute ADB shell into recovery mode. 1- I've entered into recovery mode 2- I tried to go to "Apply update ...
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Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Deletes All Of My Photos & Videos

My Infinix Hot2 X510 (Running on AndroidOne) got Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Friday, this is the good news :). The bad news is after updating the system all of my photos & videos are GONE, ...
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Upgrade Sony Xperia M Dual C2005 to Lollipop CM12

want to upgrade my Android OS from Jellybean 4.3 to Lollipop but unfortunately Sony has ended it's support for my phone, Sony Xperia M Dual-SIM C2005. I've searched in google about Sony Xperia M ...
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Update WebView system component on KitKat

does anyone know a way to update the WebView system component on KitKat. I'm running 4.4.4, I think people get updates in Google Play in Android 5.0 and above but I would like to update it on KitKat ...
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Cyanogenmod 13 - Bootloop

I recently was playing on my PC while I noticed an update on my Oneplus One. As every other update I just downloaded it and let it flash automatically. The next thing I noticed was that it just kept ...
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Checking for Updates loop after factory reset (Nexus 5)

I messed around a bit with some system apps and had to factory reset from TWRP recovery. Factory reset was successful, no errors. Now, when I boot the phone everything seems normal, but after ...
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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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some issues in moto g 2nd generation after lollipop version

After updating my Moto G 2014 to Lollipop I have started experiencing some issues as I don't know how to get it fixed. So the problems are: Autorotate option isn't showing, If I tried pressing and ...
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Unfortunately, Software Update has stopped

I have Android 4.1.2 installed on my phone, which is not rooted. It's stock Android (I'm not sure if 100.00% stock though). This is the first Software Update notification that I have ever received. ...
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Nexus I9250 - Got stuck with updating android 4.3 update

Am not able to update my nexus i9250 to android 4.3. I have never rooted or tampered with the system earlier. Any system updates, i generally get a notification and then it starts getting updated. But ...
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Galaxy Note 1 has become slow after upgrading the phone 4.1.2

My Phone (Samsung Galaxy Note) has become really slow after I have upgraded my phone with 4.1.2. And I don't have any much data in my phone. I am really unhappy with this update. Can we do something ...
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Phone won't turn on after attempting to upgrade Galaxy S to ICS

I tried upgrading my Galaxy S to ICS like I did my Galaxy S2. I used the exact same steps. However, Odin froze and shut down. So, I unplugged the phone, powered off, and went to power back on in ...
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S Memo missing after OS upgrade

I have upgraded Galaxy Note to Jelly Bean (v4.1.2). The problem is it does not have the S Memo application installed. Can I get that application and install it to my Galaxy Note? If not, then how do I ...
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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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Jellybean 4.2 update fails in middle of download for nexus 7

I have received the jellybean 4.2 update request 2 times. Both times I have pressed the update button and both times it has failed in the middle of the process. No error messages. After a few ...
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Excess in use of Packet data after updating Google play store

I have been using Samsung Galaxy Y Duos. Last week I've updated the version of Google Play Store. From that time on, the internet packet data usage has hugely increased, it is consuming a lot of ...
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Unable to update Samsung S3

I am new to this community. I bought a new S3 android phone. Well, I gotta configure couple of my email accounts. 1. personal - gmail, 2. official - exchange mail. When I look for update, it says ...
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Android hangs after rebooting when upgrading to 2.3.5

I used HTC's update software functionality to upgrade my Android to version 2.3.5. Though, upon reboot all I get is the cryptic icon (a phone and a red triagle with an exclamation mark inside). When ...
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Upgrading a locked Android 4.4.2

I want to try to upgrade my Huawei Y560-U02 Android 4.4.2 to anything newer but it should at least be Android Lollipop. I opened another thread in regards for this phone in order to get the firewall ...
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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 ...
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Android : how to remove the downloaded android update

I have a securities concern. I installed a VPN software on my android and just after (the next day) android asks me do install an update (that is already downloaded via the VPN). I don't fully trust ...
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I cannot update my Alcatel Pop 3 (5) smathphone os to version 5.2

I ask for help to update the Lollipop 5.1 operative system on my Alcatel Pop 3 (5) to Lollipop version 5.2. When I try to get an update the smartphone gives me the following error message: /...
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proxy settings after latest update

I'm using an S8+ and recently we got a "security update". Before this update, I was able to go into my wifi settings > advance > set proxy to manual and add IP address plus port. Now every-time I do ...