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  1. groston

    How can I stop my phone from updating?

    I have a Pixel 7 Pro phone running Android 13. I rooted the phone and when I run Root Checker it indicates 'Root access is properly installed..." However, today (and a few times previously), a screen popped up telling me to reboot my phone so it could update itself. How the heck can I disable...
  2. RhinoCan

    Update to Android 12?

    My brother bought a brand new Moto G Power (2022) a few days ago. It is running Android 11 and seems to be running fine. Does anyone know when an upgrade to Android 12 becomes available for this phone? My Google Pixel 3 has been on Android 12 for months so I assumed an upgrade for my...
  3. Rob

    Motorola Edge+ will only get one Android Update

    The author's takeaway: "I want to make this as unambiguous as possible: No one should buy this device. No one. Unless you for some reason love the idea of throwing away money on a phone that's guaranteed to become outdated and not optimally secure or maximally protective of your privacy within a...
  4. Android News

    The first Galaxy S9 update arrives and brings the March 2018 security patch

    Samsung is shipping the first Galaxy S9 update, which includes the March 2018 security update.
  5. Android News

    Android 8.0 Oreo review says this is just an evolution

    As a result, Oreo is the sum of many smaller changes that make the OS easier to use, with better performance, fewer pain points and added convenience. Android still feels like Android, but in 8.0 it's more polished than ever.
  6. Android News

    The Essential Phone will get two years of Android software updates

    Andy Rubin has confirmed that the Essential Phone will receive Android software updates for two years.
  7. Android News

    Galaxy S8 lineup on Sprint gets "CallingPLUS" capabilities

    VoLTE and WiFi calling are both features that have existed on multiple carriers for some years now, but until now, Sprint devices haven't been able to use them in conjunction with each other, save for two rather unimportant devices. The latest updates for the Sprint Galaxy S8 and S8+ enable...
  8. Android News

    Moto Z2 Force has partitions for seamless Android updates

    When Google announced Android Nougat they also announced a new update system that would allow for seamless updates for end-users with no “Updating Android” screens delaying the initial boot. That appears to be changing with the Motorola Moto Z2 Force which was just released this week.
  9. Android News

    The Lenovo ZUK Z2 begins receiving update with October's Android security patch

    The Lenovo ZUK Z2 has started receiving an OTA update which provides the October Android security patch.
  10. Android News

    Sony Xperia M4 Aqua receives July's Android security update

    The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is receiving a new OTA update which brings the devices security up to the July Android security patch.
  11. Android News

    Honor commits to 24 months of software updates

    Honor is promising that it will be keeping its new devices up to date for at least 24 months. The promise applied to Honor devices released in 2016 and beyond. The statement by Taylor Wimberley also promises "new features" for its devices "at least once every three months during the first 12...