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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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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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Nokia 7.1 won't boot after Google Security Patch update

My phone (Nokia 7.1, Android 10) downloaded a Google Security Patch update over night and asked me to reboot the system for installing the patch. But after the reboot, it said that the system is ...
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Ainol Novo 10 Hero and Tesco Hudl - can I update the OS?

I've got a couple of old tablets that don't get updates from the mnaufacturer any more. Are there any options for a new OS on them - Android, Linux, LineageOS or whatever? Tablets are Tesco Hudl ...
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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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Unable to upgrade and install whatsapp

I didn't checked whatsapp in a few days, so I tried clicking into it, I got a message like this version of whatsapp is too old, please upgrade. I clicked the upgrade button and was led to the google ...
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Can/How to Update Alldaymall a88s Android 4.4 to 5.0?

Recently received donated tablets for our school. I need to update the Android software in order to use them. I have looked under settings, also in the Google Playstore & did a factory update. I ...
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I am confused about customizing ROMs

I'm trying to upgrade my Tivax MiTraveler tablet to run the latest version of Android. Unfortunately, the updater claims there are no updates available. Looking at this log file I obtained from ...
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to identify these services after upg. to andr 10?

To all, please tell me if this is relevant to the forum. the problem: I want to identify these services that appear after the upgrade to Android 10, in adjustments -> applications and ...
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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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LineageOS update files not present in /data/lineageos_updates since 27th April 2018

Since the update from 20th April 2018, I can't find the LineageOS update in the current path which is /data/lineageos_updates . When I download the latest update (27th April 2018) and reboot in TWRP, ...
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trouble with update android lenovo A2010-a

Today I updated my Android Lenovo A2010-a to latest version (Android 5.1): I just click on message like that "Your have new update. Update have downloaded and can be installed". Than was opened new ...
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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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Internal storage fills up

I had a sony xperia C with a 16GB memory card... My internal storage kept filling up which made it unable to update or download any apps. The only apps i had was whatsapp and instagram. Sent my phone ...
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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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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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Is it possible to disable Google Play updates?

Is it possible to disable updates to Google Play and Google Play Services? I have automatic updates switched off, but this 2 Google apps are upgrading itself without my permission, and I can only ...
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Samsung Galaxy P1000 stuck on black screen

I Have a Galaxy Tab GT-P1000N. Its Android version was updated via Odin 3, from Android 2.2 to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread [XWJQ8]. Everything is going fine but after the rebooting my Device (it's auto ...
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How to prevent an OTA update from being installed?

How to prevent an OTA update from being installed? I tried all tips to remove the OTA update notification for lollipop 5.1.1, none worked. Still, that pops up and has a big install button near the ...
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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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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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How can I update my Android Mi A1?

For a while, I have had a notification "Couldn't install system update." Retrying the update and restarting the phone don't help. This is the "December 2017 Security Update." The current ...
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Updating Samsung note 2 to android 4.4

My galaxy note 2 works on version 4.3, Some time ago it started pinging me continuously about upgrading to 4.4. I wasn't ready to do the upgrade then, so I managed to stop getting the notification ...
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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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how do I delete old numbers/addresses from the cloud. I have a verizon V30 android phone

when i want to change someones number or home address i cant get the update on the cloud also. The old info still shows up, so there are 2 phone numbers etc...How can I fix this
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How to restore stock ROM

I am on a Samsung Galaxy S4. I bought it used, and it came with Team Win Recovery Project installed. My simple question is - how can I remove TWRP, and restore the stock ROM? I am not experienced ...
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Update Market Application to Google Play Market Application

I have the problem with latest update which re-brands "Market" app to "Google Play Market" app. At one moment "Market" icon disappeared from both home screen and applications. I was seeking for the ...
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Preventing a single app from updating from Play Store

I have a single app (ES File Explorer) that I want to prevent from updating and I don't quite understand what is happening. Removed the app from My Apps in the Play Store Turned off my network ...
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My LG G5 battery is stuck inside the device and I have a frozen 'Firmware Update' screen. Please help

My LG G5 phone is stuck on a screen saying 'Firmware Update'. It has been at 0 percent for hours now and there is a code that says 633A B50. I would have tried to remove the battery, but the bottom ...
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Galaxy S5 after System Update is asking for SIM Network Unlock PIN

I recently purchased a Galaxy S5 on http://amazon.co.uk. This was a well deserved upgrade from a galaxy S2. When I got the phone I powered it on with my Vodafone Spain SIM card and it worked ...
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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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How to safely upgrade unlocked phone?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 from Virgin Mobile that was SIM unlocked and I'm now using Mint. I was prompted for an update by Samsung and it relocked my phone, I had to contact Virgin Mobile to unlock ...
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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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samsung s4 update os 5.1.1 to 7.0 nougat

How do I update Samsung s4 operating system os5.0.1 to 7.0(Nougat) or higher. I have downloaded kies and smart switch and have backed up my phone but need to know the next steps.
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Forcing Android To Update

I have a Samsung J7 smartphone. It's currently running version 8.1 and I want to improve it to Android version 10. By clicking "update" in settings, it says "the latest version has already been ...
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How do I NOT install the apps that Google Play Store offeres for review?

I have a new Nokia 3.1. It immediately wanted to download updates, which it did successfully. Now I have a notification that I can't get rid of to "Complete setup by installing apps". When I touch it, ...
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Two years of operating system upgrades (Android - one) - how is it implemented?

"Android One phones will receive at least two years of OS upgrades," according to Google. I interpret this statement as follows. An Android One phone will receive at least two major version ...
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Android Update Results in “Hash of data does not match digest in descriptor” error

My Samsung Galaxy A70 prompted for a software update this morning. I dutifully complied and left it to get on with it. Upon return, I was presented with the following error: partition tz ...
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Update external installed app from Play Store

Some days ago, I installed an app downloading it directly from the enterprise server. Today, an update was uploaded to the Play Store, but there, I can not see the update button to automatically ...
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Old WhatsApp version is obsolete on January 2018, but there's no update on the Play Store

WhatsApp shows a notice that the current version is old and obsolete, preventing the user from accessing the chats. It also tells the user to download the latest update. Tapping the "download" button ...
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What are these carrier configuration settings and which Android service handles them?

I signed a new mobile contract and received a carrier configuration message, but it seems that the settings were not updated properly. Up- and download is way too slow (typical 3G speeds) despite "4G" ...
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What mitigation can I take for CVE-2020-0022 (aka BlueFrag)?

A vulnerability, CVE-2020-0022, was recently announced in some versions of Android. My phone, a Sony Xperia XA2, does not yet have an update available. What should I do in the meantime? The report ...
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How to roll-back speech-to-text “upgraded?”

Recently ran some updates on my phone. But now, speech to text is wonky. It's worse than it was, any slight pause and it auto-inserts a "." by itself, can't turn that off. It misunderstands more ...
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install GrapheneOS on Pixel 3aXL

I bought a secondhand phone to test the secure GrapheneOS, but I am not able to find a way to install it via Win 10 or macOS. Please help me
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How to update android version

on HUDL HT7S3 from jelly bean 4.2.2 to 4.4. please for the love of god is there someone out there who can help me, I'm going out of my mind trying.
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Can a rooted phone on stock OS be updated without wiping the data?

If so, how? The below is just personal experience relating to the titled question. I have a OnePlus 5T; it's my second smartphone, and just as I'd always planned to do with my second phone, I rooted ...
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After update to Android 9, moto g6 vibrates on home button press even though vibrations turned off

My phone just updated and now every time i press the home button i get a vibration. How do i turn off vibrations? here's a photo of my vibration settings.
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Is permission elevation still a security issue for end users when updating Android?

Is this still an issue for end users?: Researchers have determined that the Android update process has a vulnerability that allows permission elevation without user knowledge. Android allows ...
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Are there “end of life” plans for Android?

I am wondering if there is a schedule for Android versions or devices to reach end of life some day? The term end of life refers to a state when developers decide to stop supporting a certain software ...
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Why is my Galaxy A20 not receiving security updates?

So I have a galaxy A20 (a phone released in April) and it received all the updates every month timely until it started receiving updates in December. It's still on the November Security Patch. Can ...

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