The version of Android after 4.0.x (Ice Cream Sandwich) in the Android version sequence. Please only use this tag if your question specifically pertains to Jelly Bean and its features.

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How to make android prefer mobile data when wifi signal is very weak

When I leave home or the office there is a ring around it where I simply have no connection at all. This is because the WLAN network from my router at home or the one at the office is detected, but ...
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change android recovery language

Accidentaly brick recovery mode on my cell (Star B943 MTK6589 quad core with Android 4.1.2), so I reinstall my recovery.img from backup (Android system recovery 3e) using mobileuncle tools. Worked ...
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“Settings” hangs when scanning for WiFi since JB update on One X

I have an HTC One X which has never before exhibited any connection problems. Since the update to Jelly Bean around 2 weeks ago, it cannot reconnect to a WiFi network once it has lost the ...
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My hotmail “inbox” won't syncronize in Samsung S6 although hotmail “send” is syncronizing

I went to "Email settings" in my phone then choose my hotmail then went to "Exchange Activesync setting" then went to "Folder sync settings" and I found that the "inbox" folder is shaded a though the ...
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How can I use a mouse and keyboard with my android?

I have my Samsung Galaxy hooked up to my Computer screen which has 5 powered USB ports. The keyboard and mouse are hooked to 2 of those ports and the output goes to my computer, where I am typing this ...
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Android phone keeps rebooting, how can I save my data?

I hope this question fits this site, as in my opinion the problem is caused by Android. My problem is that my phone froze all of the sudden while browsing settings, and ever since the first freeze it ...
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Phone stuck in ADB sideload

I recently try to reset my android phone by power off, power on and volume up button. There're several option but once I push volume down once and volume up once, it stuck with alarm sign and android ...
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Broken SONY SD Card, formatting, “shredding”, adding/deleting files to no avail

Whole story (Feel free to skip to the "The Problem" section. This section is included for completeness, and just in case if it actually is related.) SMARTPHONE: SONY Xperia E C1504 Specs: -RAM: ...
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How to update Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 android?

I recently won a Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 at a golf outing.. Out of the box, the Android version is 4.1.2. When I went into 'About Device' to update the version, it says that everything is up to date. ...
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Choppy playback of HD video on Jellybean

I run Jellybean on my Galaxy Nexus, and ever since I switched from ICS I've started getting choppy playback of HD video. I used to be able to watch 720p video without any problem in MX Player. If I ...
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Can i make a shortcut on my homescreen to “unmount USB storage”?

I frequently connect a USB drive to my Sony Xperia M to listen to music. The only trouble is that i have to go through several steps to un-mount the USB when im done. I have to go to ...
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How do I make myself device administrator?

I can't disable, uninstall, or uncheck phone info as device administrator. Why?
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System icon that looks like ear with line through it on JellyBean

I'm Using Sony Xperia P with Android 4.1.2. Can anyone tell what's this icon (one with small T) to the left of battery bar? Is it any application based?
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Pictures do not appear at the gallery?

I'm using Android 4.1.2 (I tagged with 4.1 jelly bean because there is not a 4.1.2 tag, my phone is Samsung galaxy S3 mini. If I open my gallery, in wich all pictures on the phone should be present, ...
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Calls and texts in tablet with mini USB SIM adaptor

I was hoping to find out if I can use my 10.1 inch Android tablet running Android 4.1 for calls and texts using a SIM card attached through mini USB (or if not, how?) Surely there must be a way.
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How to change Moborobo's SMS time

I'm currently using the Android Smartphone Management Software Moborobo and was amazed of what it can do. But I noticed that everytime I send a SMS, the time in my message is not synchronized to the ...
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Music player without files

My music player suddenly stopped and it says there are no songs. But in fact, there are songs in my SD-Card. I had a similar problem that is the gallery didn't display images and also I have ...
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How to root LG Optimus L7 II - P715

I want to root my android phone, which is LG Optimus P715. Could someone help me do that. Is there anybody else who have used this phone, or rooted it? Thanks..!!
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Connect to Ad-hoc - Android 4.1.2(Jelly Bean)

I have been trying to connect to an Ad-hoc network with my Samsung Galaxy S2 running Android 4.1.2(Jelly Bean). I have tried a few things but every time i ended up with my wifi not working. I rooted ...
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Backspace deletes too fast

In my android 4.1.2 samsung galaxy s3 mini, when I'm writing sentences, sometimes I want to delete words because grammar mistakes or whatever reason, problem is if I hold backspace after a small time ...
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Messaging icon in Samsung S3 always show one unread message

My Samsung S3 messaging icon always show one unread message. See the screenshot below. I have thoroughly checked if there are any unread messages and also restarted the phone couple of times. I also ...
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My Android is Freezing after Factory reset

I am using a Galaxy Note Lte (SHV-E160S) it was working slowly lately so decided to root it to improved it performance. After rooting i Installed an application called SYSTEM APPS REMOVER which help ...
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Upgrade form froyo to jellybean

I recently upgraded by Samsung galaxy exhibit 2 to jelly bean 4.2.2 from gingerbread. I was wondering if it was also possible for my Samsung dart, running on Froyo. Can i flash the same ROM? Is it the ...
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How to fix I-ball andy 4.5h anroid Kingston 8gb sd damaged card?

My i-Ball Andy 4.5h Android phone is broken in an accident. So after 4-5days, when I changed my Kingston 8GB SDcard into another mobile and laptop then it shows nothing and now I am so worried because ...
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Rooting trouble - Using Odin3 but unable to flash device

Rooting Method: mrRobinson Phone: Samsung Galaxy SIII Model number: SAMSUNG-SGH-I747 Android version: 4.1.1 Carrier: ATT Downloaded: Odin307 and root66_ATT_I747UCDLK3.tar.md5 Sumsung Driver: ...
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setting a default launcher

Ok so I rooted my samsung galaxy note 10.1 today. I immediately bought the full version of adw launcher and installed it. Now I have a bit of experience with Android and launchers so I have tried all ...
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Android OS using a lot of background data

My phone (Xperia P running Jellybean 4.1.2) is consuming a lot of background data (about 70 MB in just 15 minutes) Since, I have a restricted usage of 2 GB, it's causing a great problem. I've already ...
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Unable to update my HTC One M7

Hi I have an HTC One M7 with, Android version 4.1.2 HTC sense version 5.0 Software number 1.26.502.12 HTC SDK API level 5.12 The problem is everytime I try to check for updates, it displays ...
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How do I make JB use my external sd card (/storage/extSdCard)

I have a Samsung Note2 with 4.1.1 on it. I have what appears to be a virtual sd card called /storage/sdcard0. It uses phone memory. When I installed my new 32gb sdcard it was mounted as ...
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Tablet running tweaked firmware occasionally stucks at boot-logo

I have a tablet running Android 4.1. I got firmware, changed boot animations, boot logo, added build.prop file in fs_patch/system/, added some custom apps and my own launcher under ...
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Why I Can't Use Wifi for anything except whatsapp?

I can't use WiFi for anything except WhatsApp on my Samsung Galaxy S3 mini. I already turned on WiFi on my phone. But I can't do anything except WhatsApp. I can't browsing via WiFi, and can't open ...
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Need help,to change/root/OS in Prestigio PMP5101C Tablet

Good morning. I got this Tablet from my company but it has allready pre-installed some OS that doesnt let it work as a normal tablet,but a company software,so i want to clean it up,and install a ...
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Disable screen lock pattern

I just downloaded JellyBean on my HTC One X. I wanted to check APNs, but accidently went to VPN. Then, I had to set the screen lock pattern to access it. Now, I have an extra step when I want to use ...
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Unable to flash official Indian JellyBean ROM on Samsung Galaxy Note GTN7000 SHV-E160l

I recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note GTN7000. When connected it to Kies it shows as galaxy note SHV-E160l. I tried to flash Indian Samsung official JellyBean 4.1.2 update to it via ODIN. I have ...
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Disable swipe down to reload a page in Chrome browser

While filling out an HTML form, I accidentally swiped down and lost all my filled information because the browser reloaded the page. Is it possible to deactivate this swipe down functionality? My ...
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Downgrading Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 Downgrade Confusion

My Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 is currently running Android version 4.3.0. I wanted to downgrade it back to 4.1.2 and got confused with which values to look for when selecting a rom. I know that my ...
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Clearing all the app data on an Android tablet without using factory reset?

In Android, is there a way to clear all the app data at the same time without using the factory reset? I work at a library and we have Android Tablets for checkout for patrons to use and after the ...
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Does Android's “Data Usage” also count uploads?

As per my question above... does the data usage that came into existence in ICS count uploads as well as downloads?
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My storage doesn't exist

I have a samsung S3 mini GT-18190.It shows that the internal storage is 16GB available space and phone storage is 17MB. But when I plug my GT-18190 to my computer only 17MB partition displays. A 16GB ...
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how to sync phone memory with pc?

Before Jelly Bean forced us to use MTP mode (mass transfer protocol) instead of Mass Storage Device, It was dead simple to backup my phone to my pc, because I only needed to plug it in, and sync the ...
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Re-install app without losing personal data

How do you re-install an app without losing personal data? In this case its Plants vs. Zombies 2 that hangs when loading the game. I thought a re-install might solve the issue. But I don't want to ...
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Chrome shows black screen when playing video, but performs well when full screen

I have a tablet and an Android TV stick. Both are on Android 4.1 JB. I have an MP4 video file. On my tablet, the MP4 plays well inside the Chrome browser. But on my Android TV stick, it shows a blank ...
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"Incompatible with other applications(s) using the same shared user ID” while installing Google Play service? [duplicate]

I know similar question is floating on the same site, but no solution works for me. I have been using Karbonn A26 Smart phone for the last two years, and I was not able to install run YouTube and ...
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“Red frame” around the screen when starting some apps

Just recently I noticed on my Nexus 7 that when I start some apps - and it's not just those allows to have superuser rights - I can briefly see a "red frame" all around the screen area of the app that ...
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Change language and remove chinese apps on Lenovo A820

I am not sure if it is the right place to ask, so sorry if I am wrong. I received a Lenovo A820 bought in China. I would need to put it in English, and remove Chinese apps. Can I do that directly with ...
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Please help me for android recovery

I am using Symphony xplorer w35. I wanted to install a custom ROM on it, so I backed up the the original ROM (normally, without using CWM recovery). After that, I installed CWM recovery mode on it. ...
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Sony Xperia V (LT25i) repeatedly crashes after installing custom firmware

I tried many times to update my device automatically from Android 4.1 to 4.3 but I didn't get any notifications. So, I decided to do it manually. After I installed a custom firmware ...
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Text to speech disappeared after deactivating it in the settings Galaxy S2 Android 4.1.2

On my Samsung Galaxy S 2 Android 4.1.2 , I played around with the Text to Speech functions and deinstalled updates and deactivated both Samsung and Google TTS in the settings. Now I can not find them, ...
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Is there a way to disable voice search?

Since updating to Jelly Bean, my Nexus S had a problem with voice search starting up all the time (about every 30 secs). Is there any way to disable it?
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Short vibrations instead of turning on

My smartphone is giving out short regular vibrations instead of turning on. It's the same kind of vibration that usually goes with turning on or off the device. The smartphone is rooted and I can ...