Questions tagged [updates]

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Whenever I connect my Samsung Galaxy S6 to the wifi at home, everything else connected to the internet begins to have connectivity issues

This isn't exclusive to one wifi network either, it's happened at three different locations using three different sources of wifi. If I connect my phone to the wifi, the computer and other phones ...
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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 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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Want to update Samsung Galaxy On7 to Nougat

I want to update my Samsung Galaxy On7 to android 7.0 Nougat. The OTA updates haven't been rolled out. I want to use all legal software that won't void my warranty or get me into Police trouble. I ...
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How can I update Huawei Honor 4C

I need Android 6.0 Marshmallow Firmware B067 Huawei Honor 4C (CHM-U01) For this device: Huawei HONOR 4C, Model number: CHM-U01, Build number: CHM-U01 V100R001C185B067, CPU: Octa-core 1.2GHz, RAM: 2....
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How to fix in-app (google) maps after Google Play services update broke map functionality?

I am running AOS 6.0.1 (API-23) on a non-rooted phone. It's been working perfectly for months, but one day after updating some apps like Uber, Viber or Windy, I was told that Google Play services need ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Android 6.0 update - System UI not working

I updated my Z5 to Marshmallow 6.0 yesterday. Worst mistake of my life. It locked out my phone and wiped some SD photos (so I couldn't get past the keylock screen - on entering the correct code, it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Prevent a specific app from being updated on client side

I want to prevent a specific app from being updated by Play Store and Package Installer, preferably by refusing updates. Whenever I want to update it, I am supposed to be required to revoke the ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How do I skip an Android system update and stop its notifications?

I get a message Android 5.0.1 System Update Available but no option to skip the update. In frustration, I click "download". It's not better after the download. I still get System update downloaded ...
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Wrong music player when connecting to car after Android update

I have a Huawei P10 and I use BlackPlayer for playing music. When I start my car and my bluetooth is active my car (Volvo V40) automatically connects to my phone and starts playing music. Yesterday I ...
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How to create an update.zip file that can copy & rename a file?

Here's exactly what I'm looking for - I need an 'update.zip' file that can copy a file (example): /system/framework/file-to-copy.apk to another folder: /system/ and then it would rename the 'file-...
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How can I disable the GPS functionality from my android phone at the kernel level?

How can I disable the GPS functionality from my android phone at the kernel level? I know this requires (though not sure) disabling either device drivers for GPS or kernel module BUT how to do it ...
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Mi A1 May Security update error

Mi A1 security update has been released this week. But I can't install it. In step 2/2 I get an error saying that it's impossible to install the update. Is there any way to manually do the ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 System Update installation problem

I wanna update my mi A1 phone through System update. It download the file but I get "Installation Problem" Error. Is there any way to solve the problem? Or any way to download the file and install it ...
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certain apps won't download

the google play store won't open or download certain apps. most apps open fine and have no problem downloading updates, but a few are giving me trouble and not even letting me open their page on ...
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Huawei Mate SE no update option

I got a Huawei Mate SE and have been using it for a few weeks. I've noticed on the internet that it should have the Oreo (8.0) Android update, but I don't see the update option on my phone. Usually, ...
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Need help in Upgrading My HTC Magic from Android 1.6 to Android 2.3?

i want to upgrade my HTC Magic Android Mobile form Android 1.6 to Android 2.3, before that i was curious to know what are the steps to be done for this, i downloaded Terminal Emulator in My Mobile and ...
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Samsung Galaxy s3 4.3 update failing

I am trying to update the firmware of my Galaxy S3 from 4.1.2 to 4.3. The update package gets downloded, but the installation fails at 31% everytime. I tried to updated using KIES also, but no success....
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msa couldn't install error

I got a notification to install a system app msa update in my Redmi 4 Android Mobile. Whenever I'm trying to update the app it has been failing. I tried restarting my mobile as well but nothing worked....
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How to get Android 7.1 on Moto G5?

As (partially) mentioned here, I've been using Moto G4 prior to purchasing Moto G5. On Moto G4 I went from Android 6.0 through 7.0 to 7.1. I assume that Moto G5 is a successor (next generation) of ...
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How to stop continue optimise app in Yu Yuphoria?

My mobile phone (Yu-Yuphoria) continue updating OS or optimising Apps and not stop. Actually last night when I'm going to use my mobile it displayed black screen and then I did restart the phone. At ...
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Strange issue after restart of one plus two

I have a One Plus 2. After restarting my phone the following symptoms have occurred: No alerts/notification pop up on the screen for emails or anything I can no longer switch between apps using the ...
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Update Android on ASUS

I have an Asus T00J, "ZenFone 5" with android 4.4.2 and the manufacturer did not post updates. Can I force the update to a newer version of Android?
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Play Store won't update to newest version after resetting it back to factory version

Like the title says, resetting the Play Store to its factory version caused it to be stuck on version 7.8.16.P. Tapping the update button downloads an update but then it doesnt change anything. The ...
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Update to Android 5.0 Lollipop on Nexus 7

I currently own a Nexus 7 (2013) device, but after updating the OS several times, I am stuck at Android 4.4.4. I know that Android 5.0 Lollipop has been released for the Nexus 7, but I don't know why ...
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Android 8.1.0 slows down after last update 5th Jan

Do you know the reason of totaly slow down of Adnroid 8.1.0 (Nexus5X) after last update 5th Jan? It seems it was security update about CPU vulnerability. My phone become so slowly as never before.
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How do Google Play app updates work? Are they free?

Let's say I paid for an app, and after some time there is an update for this app. Is this update free? Will all future updates be free? Or do I have to pay some fixed % of the current price of the ...
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Can we upgrade android version of any device? [duplicate]

I have a Sony Xperia M device with Android 4.3 the official support for the device was stopped in 2015-16. Now is that possible to update the android version to 5 or 6? If yes, how? I tried many ...
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How do I update my encrypted phone (CyanogenMod 12)?

I want to encrypt my phone(Xperia M). It has CyanogenMod 12 with cyanogenmod recovery. Wanted to know if I could update it the normal way, flashing through recovery, or some other way.
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Why decryption failed on Oreo 8.1 after update (keys not properly upgraded?)?

After updating, Pixel 2 can't decrypt user data. Seems like some keys are not updated properly. Flashing older firmware doesn't help because of Google's new anti-rollback feature. How to fix that ...
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Two Honor 9: One gets EMUI update, one does not, how to fix?

We have two Honor 9 ordered at the same time. Both not rooted, one has developer mode enabled. Recently I realized that the phone without developer mode received the EMUI update from 5.1 to 8.0 ...
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Schedule automatic updates - not from Google Play?

I don't use Google Play with my Android-based phone; mostly I use APKPure and its app. However, I do want to be able to schedule periodic updates of all apps (or of some apps) - instead of me having ...
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How Google Play updates itself?

A few days go I launched my old phone with old version of Google Play. I launched it, but in few seconds application crashed. When I launched it again, a new version (this one that I have on my ...

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