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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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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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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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Processes involved to update an app

We run Android devices in KIOSK mode, and want users to able to update apps directly. Nothing happens when "Update" is clicked, it seems we need to whitelist / authorize some additional processes in ...
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“Install overnight” option does not apply update over night

When an update to the android is available, there are three options what to do with it: Install now Install overnight Later When I select "Install overnight", the notification bar says: "Update will ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How long does it take for a new version of an app to reach users?

I know that when a new version of an app is published to the Play Store, users do not all see it immediately. This is understandable; even Google probably doesn't want its servers being hammered when ...
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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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Apps demand I “Update Google Play Services” on MIUI - but should I?

I use a RedMi 3S phone, with MIUI 9.2.2.0 (Malmiek; based on Android 6.0.1). I don't use a Google account on my phone so I can't (and don't want to) use the Google Play Store. I use APKPure instead. ...
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After update,the all-apps icon is missing on palmtop

After performing an update, the all-apps icon is gone. I need that to launch the Play Store since there was no palmtop icon for that. How do I restore the icon for all apps? Using Droid Maxx 2 with ...
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Devices without Firmware OTA. Why and how to check?

Sellers often specify on their site if a device support Firmware OTA updates, or not. Two questions: If the OS is original android - why wouldn't it support Firmware OTA updates? After I received a ...
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Update failure for Redmi Note 4

We have two Redmi note 4 phones. In both of them the official update for miui 9 also android nougut (same package total of 1.3 GB) came. In one of the phone it updated smoothly but in the other phone ...
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HTC U Ultra: Turn off automatic software updates completely

I do not want to update any apps automatically. I want this to happen at home when I am not charged for data volume. Are these settings correct for my wish? If not, which settings do I have to change ...
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I can't update updates Samsung Error 495

So I got this 'new' phone and I transferred all of my stuff over to the new phone, but I notice that's not updating some apps, When I try to update them myself manually I got this Error 495. I can't ...
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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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Can not disable Software Update application

I have an older Android phone and recently updated to Android v5. Since the update I keep receiving a notification on my screen to update the software again (it also automatically downloads a 250mb ...
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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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How to upgrade Android API level on my device?

I have an Android device and its OS is 4.2.2 and API level is 17. How to change the API level without flashing firmware? Is API level upgraded by flashing a custom firmware?
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WhatsApp Update problem

I got an update from WhatsApp saying my version is old and will be obsolete. And download the latest update. So when I click on the download button it takes me to play store, but here I have no option ...
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Error update lg phoenix 2 to nougat 7.0

I want to ask how to update LG phoenix 2 to 7.0 nougat because my phone is 6.0 and I check update but it keep saying my phone is up to date while it not . Are att stop update it? And does you guy have ...
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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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System update notification but system already up-to-date

I've had the Google Pixel XL for over a year now (it's awesome) and I just received a notification to upgrade my OS to 8.1.0. Problem is, I already have 8.1.0 installed. I updated it a couple weeks ...
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Phone Carrier change

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 with Nougat. I have just changed carrier. I'd like to know if I'll receive Nougat updates from the new carrier or I'll have problems. This because the new carrier has ...
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Updated phone, now fingerprint & WiFi don't work and I can't read or write from internal storage

OnePlus 5 128GB, running OOS 4.5.15, rooted with Magisk 15.1, tried updating to latest OTA (Oreo), ended up bricking the phone, unbricked it, restored Nougat + backups of /data and /sdcard, now ...
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Android system update stuck for every

My phone is Pixel I. I got a notification for the latest Android 8.0.0. The screen says it is updating, and it has been two weeks...looks like it is not going to finish forever. There's no indication ...
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Change the region to get Android update first

Android 7 is released on some countries, but not in my country, is there any way to change the region, so I can get the update (without rooting the device)? I have Samsung J710F mobile phone. Thanks ...
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What happens with updates for purchased apps after the associated Google account is removed?

I've recently bought a new phone for my brother and I'd like to install my previously purchased apps on his device. I'm trying to understand: If I add my Google account (temporarily) on top of his ...
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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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Google Play store showing updates after several weeks?

Se the screenshot above. When I check for updates, Play store shows some updates that has been available for a few days, or even a few weeks. However when I was checking a few hours/days earlier, it ...
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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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Trouble installing SwiftKey via APKPure

I don't have a Google account and use APKPure (and F-Droid) to get most apps I need. Now, there are a few apps which, after download, refuse to install - they give me the "App not installed" error ...