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 take whatsapp backup (from Phone Memory to Sd Card) on Android

I am using Whatsapp on my android phone. Since the phone as Jellybean installed, it doesn't have "Move to SD Card" feature and hence all my whatsapp files such as Backup, Media etc were stored in ...
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downgrade to custom previous android os version [gt-i9190]

I have just got a new galaxy s4 mini phone and it sounds a fake galaxy phone due to bad specfications : internal storage :0.13 gb and ram is 453 mb only os :4.4.2 kikat and kernel version ...
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Can Android 4.1 Jelly Bean open MS-office and PDF files?

I want to buy a HCL tablet that have Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. I want to know if it can open MS-office and PDF files.
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Can I safely downgrade my Sony Xperia SP?

I just upgraded my Sony Xperia SP (C5306) with Sony's horrible tool from 4.1.2 to 4.3 (build 12.1.A.0.XXX to build 12.1.A.1.207), but my phone now runs worse, and I don't like the changes at all! ...
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How do I create a shortcut to another file or folder inside a folder?

How do I create a shortcut to another file or folder inside a folder? Example: Suppose I go to a folder A /storage/sdcard0/pictures. I know that I have another folder B /storage/sdcard1/music. I ...
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Bluetooth headphones won't re-connect automatically

I'm using an old HTC Sensation XE with Android 4.1.2. Recently I bought a Creative WP-250 and encountered a weird issue with it. It paired with no problems, sound is going out through those ...
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Disable automatic connection to weblogin networks

As far as I know, Android never had the option to disable automatic connection to specific Wifi networks, and always, stupidly, makes Wifi higher priority than 3G. Yet this kind of feature is crucial ...
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Android phone will not show all WiFi access points

I have a LG-D686 running its stock factory installation of Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean; modified somewhat by the vendor to support a dual-active SIM card transceiver. Normally this phone has had no ...
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Is it possible to run multiple instances of Skype?

In windows I'm using multiple accounts of Skype simultaneously using MultiSkype Launcher. Is there any way that I can use multiple Skype accounts or at least two accounts simultaneously without ...
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Cannot open Android 4.1 on PC as in mass storage mode [duplicate]

I cannot open my phone in Mass Storage Mode. I've tried using the MTP and PTP which were on the list on USB settings and I've tried using Eclipse in ADB (which only copies one file at the time). With ...
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How to get the “encrypt external sd card” option to show (on a LG Optimus F6)?

The "encrypt external sd card" option doesn't show up under Settings->Security on my LG Optimus F6, or my Huawei Y301-A2. A microSD card, FAT32 formatted and empty, is inserted and recognized ...
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Removing Root for Sony SP

A while ago, I decided to root my Sony Xperia SP (c5303) the downfall is that the operating system it's self was stuck on Android 4.1.2 with the build number of 12.0.A.2.254, now the time has changed ...
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Impact of removing the launcher from Android device

I have two Samsung rooted devices and I'm thinking of removing the TouchWiz. What would be the implications of leaving the device without a Launcher? If I install a new app that acts as Home/Launcher ...
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Apps continue to use battery despite closing them

I have noticed that certain apps continue to show up in the Settings-->Battery menu (which shows the % of battery used by each app) long after closing them. Here are the list of things I have ...
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What does “se.infra@SEP-138#1” mean on kernel version?

I have broken my mobile, so I want to download the original version back. The original version is: Android version: 4.1.2 Kernel version: 3.0.31-638230 se.infra@SEP138#1 On kernel version, what ...
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“Android is upgrading… Starting Apps” on boot

I have a Galaxy S3 phone with android version 4.1.2. I have not upgraded my phone recently nor have I rooted the phone. This afternoon when I turned on my phone, I got a message saying "Android is ...
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Modifying Samsung ROM and flashing it on a device

I downloaded a Samsung firmware for my Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (SM-T230) device and would like to remove certain applications and files from the firmware and then load it into the mobile device using ...
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Installing system apps on Android 4.4

I've installed apps on the system partition on Android 4.1 and it's as easy as moving an APK to the /system/app/ folder and restart the device. The PackageManager (I assume) will recognize a change in ...
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how to populate external SD for Android

Contrary to advice given here I'm not observing LOST.DIR folder created in cases of corruption. Here's my sequence of steps: Unmount external SD card in Android. Put it into external card reader for ...
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alarm clock app with notification on lock screen

In the past active alarms from the default app showed up on the lock screen (time and date). This feature seems to be gone in 4.1.2. Does it work in later versions of Android? Can it be done somehow ...
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Rooting and uprading Galaxy SL GT-I9003 to ICS or Jelly Bean

There are lots of howtos online but most of them are old with rotten links (to the downloads). In addition to how to root and upgrade and where to download the files, I'd like to know the following: ...
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Method for reverse tethering through usb for android 4.1.2 (Samung Galaxy Core) without extra apps [duplicate]

how to reverse tether through usb cable for samsung galaxy core (android 4.1.2) without any extra app and without rooting.
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Calendar Plays Wrong Sound

I have set the sound in both Personalize->Sound->Notification Sounds->Calendar and Calendar->Menu->Settings->Select Notification to the same sound, but Calendar refuses to play the ...
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Move Apps from Internal to SD--Android 4.1.2, LGE Optimus F3

For those who don't know, the Optimus F3 has only, like, 2gb of internal space. And because Google's Nexus phones don't have SD card slots for some really weird reason, they decided to just pull the ...
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Moving applications to SD card

I own a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT8010-Wifi) model and I would like to move some of my apps to the external SD card and change the default installation location to be the external SD card from now ...
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Are there some ways to make option in Bluetooth Profiles settings enabled by default?

I use this Bluetooth barcode scanner. But I have one annoying problem with it: each time my scanner goes out the Bluetooth access region or after 5-10 minutes of idle, I have to mark "Input device" ...
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How to reinstall the uninstalled system apps (that arent availble on Google Play)

What if you accidentally deleted some important apps and couldn't install them back because Google Play doesn't have them? For example android system, com.android dun server and com.android.lgsetup ...
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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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Galaxy fame wont work with otg

I am trying to operate an otg cabe with my Galaxy fame but am getting nowhere. When I run host diagnostic it doesnt recognise the phone Anyone help?
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Decrypt Samsung S2 files?

My Samsung S2 just went dead with the encrypted SD Card in it and I found out that KIES didn't backup that memory. The phone was repaired but now I cant read the files on the SD. Anyone out there who ...
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What is “Easy mode” (during initial phone setup) and are there any problems with it?

I just got a new Samsung Galaxy Core Duos running Android 4.1.2, and put a new sim card in it. The phone has taken me through some initial set up screens for a Samsung account, Gmail account, and ...
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Is there any way to open recovery mode with only hard keys? [closed]

i had flashed a custom rom on my device. But unfortunately it does not boot properly. And suddenly i have noticed that my volume keys are not working. And i had'nt debug mode opened. so now what can i ...
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Will my phone (carrier unlocked but initially locked to verizon) get locked after Kitkat update?

I've bought Motorola Droid Razr M from eBay. It is locked with Verizon by default, so seller unlocked device for me and it is working fine. It comes with Jelly bean 4.1.2 and I found that Kitkat ...
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i8960 performing awkwardly

My Samsung Galaxy Core i8960 has a minor crack in lower right corner and sometimes has trouble detecting taps. Once I manage to unlock it via pin I get to the lock screen that requires me to enter a ...
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Browsers Zoom In and Out while Scrolling

Every time I open a page in either Chrome, Opera or Firefox and try to scroll with the tip of my finger, the browser seems to suddenly zoom in and out while scrolling, interpreting the scroll down as ...
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Additional SD card remounts itself as read-only

In my Galaxy SII there was everything ok for three years. All this time I used an external 64Gb SanDisk card. Now after some uptime the card is remounted as RO. All the modifying operations on the ...
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S2 randomly restarting / draining the battery

For the past month my S2, SPH-D710, Android 4.1.2, will randomly restart throughout the day. I took the battery out for awhile and that didn't change anything. Sometimes it happens when I'm looking ...
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Factory reset: prestigio multipad 7.0 ultra plus tablet pc pmp 36 70b

How to factory reset prestigio multipad 7.0 ultra plus tablet pc pmp 36 70b? It boots to gmail sign in page, then it says wrong password, though it's not connected to the internet, it doesn't even ...
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Backup gmail emails offline

I have an Android 4.1 phone. When I typically login into my gmail app, even if I am offline, I can see / read already downloaded emails. So, I have those two questions: Where are those emails saved ...
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Updates reinstalled bundled apps I have uninstalled

I've recently purchased a Samsung S3 Mini, and as I do with all my new devices, I go through and uninstall applications that I know I will never use. Twice now since I've owned the device, there have ...
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Kitkat appdrawer hide apps and create folders

Back in Jellybean you where able to sort the apps in the app drawer, even make folders. In KitKat it seems that this feature is removed. Is there a rom or app that can bring this back?
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How can I view SMTP headers in gmail app?

I'd like to view the full SMTP headers of a message in my gmail app, but haven't found a way to do so. I've also also tried the Web client, but it displays a tablet-specific view, even when I've ...
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How to restore Google Search withOUT Google Voice Dialer?

Stack Exchange newbie here. Please forgive any protocol mistakes. I'm following a thread, but can't yet comment as a newbie, on a question involving the Google Voice Dialer for Android 4.1x - ...
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How to downgrade from kitkat to jelly bean?

May I know how to downgrade from android 4.4.2 kitkat to jelly bean? There are many problems on my galaxy note 10.1 after upgraded to kitkat. Please help me~ Thank you very much!
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Uninstalled system keyboard

I rooted my phone and uninstalled keyboard application without backup.. Now i removed my root. I need keyboard. My phone is galaxy star pro. Android version 4.1.2. Help me.
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Compuer shows no sign of tablet connection (SGH-T779 Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 for T-Mobile)

How can I get my computer to recognize I have attached my tablet? I have tried every trick online with no luck. Couple notes: No indication at all from computer that a tablet is plugged in (No ...
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Android Jelly Bean - Download and install Download Manager without a pc

I'm writing this from the tablet having the issue. 2 months ago when I still had a working pc I wanted to install Linux on my tablet and in the process I wiped mostly everything from it and changed ...
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Using over 2gb sd card space for link2sd apps

i have a rooted S3 mini, android version 4.1.2, link2sd free edition installed. S3 mini doesn't support moving apps to SD so I have to use Link2SD. I have 4 GB sd and I have followed the instructions ...
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Screen mirroring with ASUS ME172 over HDMI

I have ASUS ME172 tablet with Android 4.1 and an HDMI cable, and I want to project the tablet screen to my laptop. However, when I connect the cable with laptop it doesn't do anything. I didn't find ...
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Cannot see tablet screen while it ts connected to the TV

I have a Serioux s101 tablet and when I'm connecting it to my TV(Toshiba P1300D) it works fine but my tablet's screen becomes blank. Is there a way to see both screens?