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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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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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 (LT25i_9.1.A.1....
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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 ...
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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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Wi-Fi connected but there is no internet access

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Advance (Android upgraded to 4.1.2 Jelly Bean) which I got only one month before. Wi-Fi was initially working great, but now it doesn't have any internet connection even if ...
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lost external and internal storage due to the modification of vold.fsab

I have Micromax Canvas HD. I tried to swap the external memory with the internal by editing the vold.fsab file in etc. It was done through ES File Manager app. After I did that I reboot my phone, then ...
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Not able to know to which SIM sms was received

Short Description: I am using JellyBean in a dual SIM featured phone. I am using Go SMS software also standard Messaging also I used. I find it peculiar to know that there is no such feature to know ...
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Transfering mp3 file from a pc and play it on Android 4.1.1?

I recently bought a smartphone with the intent of not having to bow to iPhone and its iTunes etc. I am a PC only user and so I don't really want to change my religion from Win-to-IOS! However, what ...
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Android 4.1 can't check radio button

I'm using Android 4.1.2 (stock), I can't choose radio option in newest Play Store setting (auto-update). Same error in Link2SD choose partition format radio option. Play Store only show blue border ...
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SD card unexpectedly removed

I have a galaxy S3 with a 32gb class10 sd card. Unfortunately I experience the SD card unexpectedly removed - Preparing SD card phenomenon all the time. The card works ok as long as it is being used: ...
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phone working on its own

I have a problem that my android mobile is randomly working like itself making calls, typing messages, opening apps randomly. I have tried factory reset and data wipe. Could anyone help me out here.
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Reduce in call volume

I'm using Jelly Bean on my Samsung Galaxy Note. Plus I'm running Ultimate Rom v5.1 as mu ROM. The problem is minimum In-Call Volume is too high even though I have reduced it. How can I reduce that in ...
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Can Not browse web from my PC tethered to my Android 4.1.1 phone via USB cable

I have a Windows 7 PC connected to my HTC One X running Android 4.1.1 through the USB cable. I've also tried connecting through a wireless adapter. What I get is a connection to the wireless hub and "...
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I have 2 androids saving doc is my problem

I want to write a doc or text in my program that came installed on my devices and save it to my 32 gig micro sd that my tablet now recognizes. HOw do I do that?
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Disable open Google Search by sliding up from the home button “feature”?

Galaxy Nexus running Android version 4.1.1. After a recent update, it seems google has added a feature where you can place your finger on the bottom home buttons, and slide up, to open google search. ...
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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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Wi-Fi connection dropping

Lately I've been having trouble keeping a connection to Wi-Fi, first at home and now at work. What happens is that after a while I'll notice that my phone is using 3G. If I go into my Wi-Fi settings,...
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Anonymous Battery Removal - Side effects

I am working with an embedded system with BeagleBone (White) as physical framework and Android JellyBean 4.1.2. For some reasons I have to drop the entire power in the system (like anonymous battery ...
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Enable slide-lock without PIN/password prior to security timeout - PIN/password enforced by enterprise security policy

I'm on a Galaxy S2X on Jelly Bean 4.1.2, and my company's security policy forces me to use PIN or Password to unlock the device. Jellybean now allows you to disable "Lock instantly with power button" ...
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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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Move app to SD card

I'm currently confused on what mods to be used now. My unit by the way is Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300-International (rooted with Omega ROM 42.3 and Kernel SiyahKernel v1.9.1). The reason why I rooted my ...
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Would Non-Open Handset Alliance Android phones have Google Now?

I understand that whilst Android is free and open source, in order to use Google services, an OEM has to be approved to join the Open Handset Alliance (OHA). One of the biggest additions to Android ...
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Help with a phone which shows nothing but the boot screen

I have an Android phone that isn't starting up. All it shows when I power it on is the boot up screen. The recovery mode does not start and the ADB shell on my laptop fails to detect the device as ...
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How to get text messages off phone with broken screen [duplicate]

I would like to access and transfer text messages from an Xperia E to a new phone. I've found several applications that appear to let me do so, but all of them require USB Debugging to be on. Since ...
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How to disable builtin email app

On my new tablet I installed the gmail app and also configured the builtin app. Now I get two notifications for each email. How can I get rid of the builtin email app which does not seem as good as ...
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How much battery drain do push notifications cause on Android 4.1?

I've got an S3 on 4.1, and I have a lot of apps which have push notifications. This is convenient, but I want to know if 4.1 is set-up to use push notifications efficiently with regards to battery ...
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Diagnostic Codes Disabled In Dialer?

I have a Huawei Ascend Y300 running on Jelly Bean and I can't get any diagnostic code to work on the dialer... The only thing that works is the code for displaying the IMEI: *#06# Every time I enter ...
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Android 4.1.2 Full Device Encryption

I have a FDE enabled on my Android. However on JellyBean when device restarts I never get a boot password prompt,just regular unlock screen. I remember on 4.0 ICS, after reboot Android would ask me ...
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How to fix play store signing in issue?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini (model:GT-I819ON). All of a sudden the Play Store has stopped working and whenever I try to sign-in into it, a message is displayed saying that it couldn't sign-in "...
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How can I turn off the notification for the power plug connection?

My Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1 plays a sound every time I connect it to the power plug. Is there a way to turn that off without affecting all other notifications?
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How to show wifi password?

I have a rooted Samsung s3 mini, android version 4.1.2 How to show the saved wifi password of the router I am connected to?
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High CPU usage from UEventObserver and inputmethod.latin (Nexus S)

I have kept my Google Nexus S up to date with the latest Android O/S since I've owned it and its always had performance problems to varying degrees. I'm currently running: Android version: 4.1.2 ...
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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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How to install Cyanogen without losing data

I've been using ICS on my Samsung Galaxy S3 for a while now, but I can't update to Jelly Bean for multiple reasons. I've decided to switch to Cyanogen Mod, is there any way I can move to Cyanogen ...
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How to use camera without unlocking phone? (Jelly Bean on S3)

I put Jelly Bean on my Verizon Samsung Galaxy SIII using http://www.cyanogenmod.com/blog/cyanogenmod-10-m2. I know that it should be possible for me to use my camera to take pictures quickly (without ...
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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 ...