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An unmodified version of the Android OS that is as close as possible to the open source AOSP Android version. A vanilla version of Android will use the original Android UI and won't have any modified apps.

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How to edit the Android context menu?

I've encountered an app which adds itself to the global Android context menu. The entry has even overtaken native Firefox options in the past and currently slows down my workflow in every app where ...
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Battery percentage inaccurate

I have a rooted Galaxy Nexus (maguro) runnung an AOSP 4.4.4 rom and Franko.Kernel r396. I also have Gravity Box installed and have replaced the battery percent icon with the circle battery. As far as ...
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Is there a way to receive security updates after vendor stops them, without compromising SafetyNet attestation?

Imagine the following situation: The vendor of my phone has stopped providing security patches for the stock OS. The HW is perfectly fine and powerful enough for years to come, so I'm definitely not ...
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Let all apps read my external SD card

I have an external SD card, and I want to keep it that way. I have lots of files on it sorted how I prefer. But now all my apps that I've saved data from or use to open files can't access the external ...
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Put vanilla android on Samsung s5

Is it currently possible to put the default android on a Samsung S5 (Similar to the Google Play Edition of the S4)?
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Vanilla Android on Nook Touch

I have a Nook Touch and I've followed some rooting instructions and have installed apps from Android Market, but some things about it are still Nook-ish, such as the screensaver. How can I "wipe" my ...
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How to detect if an outgoing call is answered in Android 13?

On Motorola Edge 30, the system setting for this is not working. Interestingly, I found a GitHub issue that suggests this might be a bug in Android 13. Is there a workaround or a reliable way to ...
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GSI-GMS image bootloop, non-GMS works fine

Flashing the ARM64 version (Android 11 or 12) from here works fine on my Blackview BL6000 Pro. However, flashing any ARM64+GMS only boots into the bootloader (not fastbootd). In general, how would one ...
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How to route audio from bluetooth headset's mic to android speakers

I have an android app which routes mic audio to speakers in realtime. What I want it to do is instead of routing built in mic audio, it route audio from mic of a bluetooth headset. Background: I just ...
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How do I increase the task response timeout window?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 running CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4.4). Over time I have noticed that most of my system stability issues are because Android appears to have a "timeout" period for ...
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Flash vanilla (AOSP) Android ROM on Xiaomi Redmi

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 1S. Is it possible to flash a vanilla (AOSP) Android ROM? This MIUI is annoying me. I have a few bugs which come from MIUI and I want to flash a vanilla ROM but always when I ...
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Did Android ever have an option to disable apps?

The way the Google support page ("Android 8.1 and up") is written suggests that this option may have been only available in third-party ROMs: Disable apps that came with your phone You can’...
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How to install Android from Google on a Chinese Android phone?

I have Android v85a bought from China. It has FuntouchOS installed. I want to change that to some latest compatible version of Android from Google. Is it possible?
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HTC Desire bravo custom rom

I have an old rooted HTC Desire gsm version with custom recovery installed. Presently it is running the stock 2.3.3 android provided by htc, but this rom contains no standard apps like maps or gmail, ...
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How do I install custom ROM on HUAWEI Honor 4A?

I have a Chinese HUAWEI Honor 4A and want to install a different OS without the bloatware and restrictions that come with it (eg no play store). Any recommendations on which path to choose? I just ...
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Options in Settings not persisting in Stock Android 5.1.1

I've Yu Yunique which comes with stock Android 5.1.1 installed. Some options in settings though being enabled in UI View aren't actually enabled. For instance, take Blacklist option. When I switch it ...
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Install Vanilla Android Lollipop on Insignia Flex 8" NS-14T002

I have an Insignia Flex 8" NS-14T002 tablet which I have successfully rooted using KingoRoot. The device is currently running Android 4.4.2 KitKat stock ROM provided by the manufacturer. I wish to ...
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Developing applications under Cyanogenmod? How compatible to vanila Android? (Nexus devices)

If I am to develop (and test) my application under Cyanongenmod (base install, without any additional changes), how confident can I be that I would see similar performance of my application on the ...
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Partition problem in AOSP build

I am compiling the AOSP rom for Nexus 7 flo. After the build is completed, I always end up at this screen "type password to decrypt storage". The factory images work correctly, and the device works. ...
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Rooting nexus 7 from AOSP

I have a nexus 7 flo tablet (with android 5.0.1) and I tried rooting it using twrp. It gave errors such as "can't mount /data" etc . I had to reflash from the source flo image to restore the device. ...
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