Why is one device showing up with two names? It is not letting me merge them.

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Message 1799544 - Posted: 30 Jun 2016, 1:59:53 UTC
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I have a phone running boinc. The same phone is listed twice, once before a system update, and one for after the update. There are no hardware changes. Why can't I merge these?

I also have a laptop with multiple names on my account. It's the same laptop, why can't I merge it?
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Message 1799588 - Posted: 30 Jun 2016, 7:22:14 UTC - in response to Message 1799544.  

Devices can only be merged if they have the same name, with the same operating system (platform) and same CPU (brand). You ought to be able to rename the laptop, but you cannot rename the Android device. That's set by Android and/or the client.

Your other Android system is more of a problem.
hostID8006871 showed with full CPU under BOINC 7.4.43;
hostID 8034503 is missing its CPU description since 7.4.51;

I have reported that to the developers, please leave that be for now (don't go back to a previous BOINC for the moment).
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Message 1800202 - Posted: 2 Jul 2016, 22:34:41 UTC - in response to Message 1799588.  

I gave up on BOINC for that device. Since it upgraded it stopped downloading tasks. I left it for about a week, but nothing changed.
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Message 1800335 - Posted: 3 Jul 2016, 14:00:16 UTC - in response to Message 1800202.  

I haven't heard back from the developers yet, but will fire another email in their direction. In the mean time, you can easily go back to BOINC 7.4.43 and then ignore the Google Play Store messages that there's an update: https://boinc.berkeley.edu/dl/boinc_7.4.43.apk
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Message 1800616 - Posted: 4 Jul 2016, 10:11:44 UTC
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The developer has finally released a new version, 7.4.53 which may fix your problems of CPU detection and downloads of work. Can you test? If it doesn't work, you can always return to 7.4.43
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Message 1801347 - Posted: 7 Jul 2016, 21:42:44 UTC - in response to Message 1800616.  

I tried the latest version. The interface was back to the old version, meaning I could locate SETI on the main screen and not just the account managers (BAM, etc..). It is still not downloading any new tasks.
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Message 1801383 - Posted: 7 Jul 2016, 23:26:28 UTC - in response to Message 1801347.  

It's not downloading any work because your cpu is not detected. It's still an empty string. Without a cpu BOINC can't send an application and work.
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