Before you install X-PAD,
please update your Android device.
Especially if the Android hardware
has been newly acquired or has been sitting around for a while since
it was last updated.
X-PAD licensing may not survive an update from an older version
of Android X all the way to the latest build of Android 11 or
12. So if you install and license X-PAD under Android 7 and then
update to Android 11
or 12, your registration may not transfer automatically.
To update your device:
Plug the Android device into external
- Make sure device is
attached to Wi-Fi internet. (It typically will not update via a cellular
- Go to ‘Settings:
System: Advanced: System Update’ (or search for Update in
- Click on ‘Check for
Update’, choose to update if one is available.
- Reboot your device if
requested, wait for update to fully complete.
After the system update
fully completes, go to the ‘Play Store’ and force update all your
applications. From the ‘Play Store’ menu:
- click on the
picture-circle at the right side of the search box.
- Click on ‘Manage apps &
- On the ‘Overview’ tab,
click on ‘update all’
- Wait for updates to
If your device is new, there
may be additional system updates after the first update. Consider
checking for a system update again.