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This is not a rumor: the notification history is a true feature from Android 4.3, although they don't make any mention of it in their What's New page. The following steps will allow you to take advantage from the Notification History in a vanilla Android Jelly Bean 4.3: Go to your app drawer, then tap the Widgets tab. Scroll until you reach Settings ...


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The before and after screenshots of the about screen confirm that I had the exact same Android, Baseband, and Kernel versions, as well as the same Build Number Actually, they do not. The first screenshot shows a build number of JWR66V, and the second is JWR66Y. An official changelog has not been released, but T-Mobile's documentation indicates that the ...


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I had the same problem getting Android to really install the certificate, until I found this site which describes a method that worked for me. It boils down to the following steps: Create a private key and public x509 certificate with v3_req extensions and enabled as a CA: sudo openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 365 -newkey rsa:4096 -keyout /etc/ssl/private/...


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It sounds like the "/system/bin/app_process" has been modified and so it doesn't match the signature required. There are 2 ways to fix this, either get a copy of the stock file from another phone/rom or flash the factory image for 4.3 Edit: After reading "update 2" it sounds like you want the factory image option detailed below. AndroidPolice has a step by ...


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This community wiki will list all of the known and rumored dates for devices. If you have an update make sure to follow the format that's been established, and the following guidelines: Keep phones in alphabetical order listing the manufacturer and model Specify if the date is confirmed or rumored and link to the source If there is an unofficial release, ...


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Only the main user (owner) has access to Developer Options. Related question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/14223748/android-4-2-developer-settings-still-unavailable


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It means that you have NFC enabled. Some manufacturers (LG and HTC, I know for certain) have started adding an icon to let you know that you have NFC enabled since it can have potential security implications related to mobile payment systems. It would also be useful to know if you intend to use features like Android Beam. If you'd like to get rid of the ...


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They are stored in /mnt/shell/emulated/ I've just created a restricted profile and it created a new folder in there with the name "10", the main admin users folder is "0". You should be able to copy the files into the relevant place within these folders to get mine craft to pick them up. (This was done on the 2012 Nexus 7 but I don't think it will be any ...


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I found the setting, and something interesting as well: Settings > Accessibility > Flash notification When I came into the settings it was already unchecked, yet my phone was exhibiting behavior as if it was. I had to check the setting and exit the menus. Then I went back in to uncheck the setting and exited the menus again. This time the setting ...


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That is expected behavior. It allows you to turn the phone off if you need to ensure the battery doesn't drain (or whatever other use-case you can think up) and still have a usable alarm clock. It's not new, many Android devices do something similar, and every iPhone since the first-generation models also had that feature. I can also recall an old Nokia 3310 ...


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Follow these steps, if the icon in (3) has a line through it then it will not store your location in your images. Open the menu Choose settings Tap the location icon


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LBE works on JellyBean -- just not the version you install from the Playstore. The boot-loop problem is a known issue (so nobody can understand why the developer did not even place a note on the app's playstore page). On XDA you can find multiple threads discussing this issue, and at least one of them also holds modified versions of LBE to download. Take e....


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I had faced the same problem myself. System settings > device > accessibility > services. Something in there is set to On. Switch it to off and you will be OK. I had the same problem because I had an application set to on. Instant fix!


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To fix this issue, set TitaniumBackup to use the legacy path. The easiest way to do this is to go into TitaniumBackup, press "Menu" and then "Preferences". "Backup folder location" a bit down and click it. Click "DETECT!" and TitaniumBackup will ask you where to scan for backup locations. It's very important that you here choose to scan your whole device and ...


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As of this moment, it is not possible to convert a user into a profile. However, you could create a profile based on the existing user. Downside: Since a profile doesn't have a Google account tied to it, they can't have a GMail app. And as you have already mentioned, they would also lose those user-specific data. UPDATE #1: From Android.com, it says that ...


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So I tried to "Clear Data", instead of just "Clear Cache" in the Google Service Framework (and Forced Stop). I then ran the checkin again (Dial *#*#2432546#*#* in the phone app), and now I'm being shown the new Android 4.3 System Update.


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Not a full-fledged answer, as even an excerpt would make it a rather long post, but here are some things you could try: An XDA article describes How To Backup and Restore using tar on adb shell. The article holds complete scripts for both. Still you should not execute them straight ahead as they are, but first use e.g. the mount command (without parameters) ...


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In 4.2.x Jelly Bean you can pinch-zoom or two-finger glide in order to toggle between base and expanded [notification] layouts. Not all notifications can be expanded, however. The next time the notification appears try using two fingers to "pull" the notification down into an expanded layout.


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Looking a bit further I discovered that I have to click 7 times on Build number on phone details to enable the Developer settings.


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This is a famous issue affecting USB file access over MTP. I can't even remember how many hours I've lost trying to access files created by my first app on a PC (and I'm talking about GBs of important files). If you start the app and it creates the folder, then you have to reboot the device in order to let your PC be able to correctly display the folder. ...


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I don't know whether Tasker can meanwhile handle that itself, but it's at least doable with the right plugin. There's e.g. Locale NFC Plugin which could fill this gap. Alternatives exist as well, like a modified version of AnyTag, which is used e.g. in this tutorial. For more examples, tutorials, and possibilities, I recommend a GoogleFu, ahem, search for "...


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As Meer Borg correctly states in his answer: when an app is installed, the package manager reads its Manifest, and notes the permissions requested into files the Android system controls (/data/system/packages.xml, /system/etc/permissions/*.xml (one file per app)). Additionally, for each permission there is a specific user group, which will be assigned to the ...


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This is because of the update not being done on a clean install. Also Samsung phones have TouchWiz overlay on android which is a bit heavy. To make your phone fast do a full factory reset after taking a full data backup so that you can restore everything! Doing this would clean up any mess left behind by the update process. Always try and do a clean install ...


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Above answer only stops them from appearing, it doesn't remove them. For that you'll need to root. Here's a guide that kind of answers your problem: Be careful! Droidviews: Removing Stock Apps.


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Unless rooted, there is no way of uninstalling stock (system) apps. That being said, even rooted uninstalling a stock app does not give you any usable free space (they're not on "user storage"). Disabling these app however, as suggested before, gives you all the other benefits you desire even on a stock, non-rooted Android.


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On rooted system change in xml file for user in /data/system/users/ flags from 16 to 24 Example: user id="11" serialNumber="13" flags="24" created="1373565328127" lastLoggedIn="1376779161829" icon="/data/system/users/11/photo.png" Here are the constants https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base.git/+/android-4.2.2_r1/core/java/android/...


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No, it will not update Google Maps. You will have to update that manually or through Google Play. However, after you download and install the OTA update, you may receive a Google Map update notification. Just make sure you don't set your Google Play apps to auto-update, so you can close / ignore those notifications. Source: Comments on CNet.


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Actually this feature does exist, but it is disabled by default, so to enable it in a vanilla Android Jelly Bean 4.3 you must follow the steps below: Open your Phone app, tap the dialer tab (first one at the left). Tap the action overflow icon (at bottom right corner) and tap Settings Scroll down to section Other call settings. You'll see the option Dial ...


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With 4.3, Android apparently has three types of user: primary user (admin, owner) secondary users restricted profiles Primary user is the first user created for the device, when setting it up. All users (the primary user and secondary users) have pretty much equal control of the system - they can alter all the system settings, create more users, etc. but ...


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