Questions tagged [updates]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Android 7 won't update

On my Alcatel U5 I keep getting a massage saying that a system update has been downloaded, press instal. When I do that it fails saying the file is corrupt and it will download again, same thing ...
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SIM Card Not Detected After Upgrade

I recently tried to upgrade my phone (Lenovo P2a42, AEX 6.7, Android 9.0, rooted with Magisk 20.3) to Android 10 (HavocOS 3.1, Android 10). Unfortunately, it had quite a few issues and I ended up ...
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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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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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A/B partitioning - which slot is really flashed?

I have a Moto Z3 Play with stock ROM and rooted it by Magisk. Phone is seamless updates and treble ready. Everything works fine. Yesterday system updater was trying to update to the newest version but ...
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How to go about installing opkg from source in an Android noArt device?

Below is data to get info about distribution and architecture of the Android noArt device output of cat '/proc/version' : Linux version 4.4.22+ (user@domain.com) (gcc version 4.8 (GCC) ) #xx SMP ...
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How to disable Moto Update popup?

I have a Moto G5s Plus. It's on Nougat and rooted. At the moment, I don't want the Oreo update. However, Moto keeps bugging me with a popup to update. I believe it's the Moto Update Services app. Is ...
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How to prevent disabled apps from being updated and, therefore, re-enabled?

I have a tablet running Android 6. More than half of the applications on it are disabled, because I don't need them, but can't uninstall them (Cloud Print, Google Korean Input, Google Play Games, ...
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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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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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Skip update during set up and go straight to Google Account sign in

I've got a phone that's having problems updating to Android 9. It constantly fails the update saying "Installation Problem" with no further detail. However, I don't need the phone to update right now, ...
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Why does Play Store on Android Wear claim ten updates when there are only two?

My Ticwatch S2 notifies me when there are app updates available, which when tapped gives the option to update all or open (I have auto-update apps turned off). I picked open. However, instead of ...
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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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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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Are Android 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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How do I update the emoji set for standard messaging applications?

I have a basic compatibility problem with emoji: the emoji available on one Android device (Android 8.1) do not match those available on a second (Android 6.0?) in applications including the SMS ...
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Get software information

My samsung j7 prime phone has received an update from July 2019. I would like to know the previous firmware version (February era) to install that previous version, or if there is any way to return to ...
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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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Identifying the correct version of Google Play Services

My android phone has the following specifications : OS Version Jelly Bean MR1 4.2.2 Architecture armeabi-v7a Software Density 191dpi I need to update Google Play services manually since I am unable ...
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Samsung Galaxy Grand prime sm-g530h stuck after updating

I was updating my Galaxy grand prime by Odin and when Odin said that your update has been completed "passed", I plugged off my android and after that it is not starting. I have tried to ...
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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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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 ...
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How do I prevent my phone from restarting after a System Update?

Phone: Mobicel TRENDY_LITE Android: 8.1.0 For about two days now, I have been receiving many Security and System Updates. Every time an update is ready, my phone restarts without permission. After ...
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How to avoid Android Pie (call recordings BLOCKED!!!) with my security update?

My Huawei with Android 8 keeps pestering me constantly with "System Update Available for your device" and the choices are "download and install" and "later" but not "Leave me alone it's my damn phone"....
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Upgrade Android Version 5.0 to 9

My situation is my Phone Asus Zenfone 2 last update by ASUS was in 2016. Now few new apps are not supporting the old Android version. Now I want to upgrade my android version in my phone (Rooted/...
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How to remove a system app from the Play Store updates list [duplicate]

I wonder how I can remove SwiftKey Keyboard form the updates list. Notes It's a system app. Its Disable button is grayed out.
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how to use downloaded firmware from firmware Finder

I have jsnL21 C432 4/64 version I upgraded my phone by 3 button method from 8.2 to 9.0.1.158. Using Firmware Finder, I found a newer version of my firmware in 9.0.1.162 which has a lot of improvement ...
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Is it true, that Trump sanctions as of 01.06.2019 have started battery drainage on Huawei Android mobile phones?

It is 1st of June 2019 and new round of sanctions have started under Trump. And severe drainage of battery of my Huawei Android phone has started as well. 20% of batter is gone under just 1 hour. ...
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Will Android be able to install OS updates without Google account?

I am working with android phones at work, we want to remove all google accounts from the phones before we give it to our customers. I know that the phones are not able to receive app updates, but ...

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