Android 4.2 is an incremental update in the "Jelly Bean" version series which debuted with the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10. Please only use this tag if you feel your question is specific to Android 4.2.

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Will allowing my gcloud backup app to clean my gallery & erasing my SD card now, give me the kind of “space” my Android message is referring to?

I'm learning how to use an android on one of my daughters old phones & I started getting a little,quick message box, saying I didn't have enough available space. So I researched it & decided ...
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Removable drive connected over OTG disconnects when screen turns off

I have this weired issue for a long time. I own a tablet with Jelly Bean installed. I usually connect pendrive to it using an OTG cable and it works fine(except for NTFS file system and the below ...
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Automatic power on at preset time

Is there a way or app that allows to program a schedule for automatic power on/off on the phone for android 4.x? I know that in the settings there is a similar option, however it allows to define ...
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How to enable USB debugging if phone is not even starting?

I have Micromax A114 Canvas 2.2 Android phone. Unfortunately it's not starting when switched off (sic :( ) it. Then after searching on net I tried to Factory reset using Volume +/- and Power button ...
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apk's can not install

I have an problem with .apk files , when i press instal it's saying me X application it's not installed , how to fix it ? I open in mobogenie, astro and apk installer and this is saying all this...
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Protect ADB access via network?

I have several Android devices in a local network. (Android Set Top Boxes from Geniatech, running 4.2 Jelly-Bean) If these boxes have problems or need debugging, I simply connect to them via adb ...
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Android TV box won't finish installing new apps.

I have an MX2 Android TV box running 4.2.2. It was working fine till a few weeks ago and now it won't install any new apps. If I use Google Play it gets to x% and just stops going up no error message ...
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HD Video in Chrome Browser is not working properly

I have an Android device with Android 4.2. It's a Box with an HDMI Output, to plug in to a TV. This box is capable of playing 1080p HD-Videos in the media-player app. However when I try to display a ...
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Setting Flags in Android Chrome

I have an Android 4.2 device with the latest Chrome-Browser. in this Browser I can set some custom flags, by browsing the URL about:flags If I screw it up, I can go to the app-settings, delete the ...
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How to disable unread group notifications in Whatsapp?

The "mute" option allows you to stop receiving notifications. However, I can still see the number of unread messages for a group that has been previously muted. In addition, this group keeps coming ...
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How to install kitkat in oppo?

I bought a smartphone in China, is an OPPO r5, the smartphone has the following settings: 4 GB RAM Android version: 4.4.2 Kernel version: eight core MT6592 Compilation number: MTK 6592 Personal ...
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Can I install Xposed framework and run GravityBox on stock and rooted Android 4.2.2?

I'm using a Karbonn A52+ running rooted Android 4.2.2 (stock), and haven't installed any custom recovery or ROMs. Can I run the GravityBox with Xposed framework on my device? I've heard rumors that ...
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How to enable USB OTG in Walton Primo F4?

I have a Walton Primo F4, running Android 4.2.2. How can I enable USB OTG in my device?
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Unable to connect to Wi-Fi after restoring wpa_supplicant file in Android Jellybean

I have a Konka i127 running android 4.2.2, I recently deleted my wpa_supplicant file, but got it restored. But I still cannot connect to the internet for some reason. Any help on the subject would be ...
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Downgrade Redmi 1s from Kitkat to JellyBean

I am now running on KITKAT version. But it is not good for my phone (with Kitkat, it doesn't connect to the charger and is not charging my phone), so I would like to downgrade. How do I get back to ...
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What framework/app executes the lockscreen on android 4.2.2 [closed]

Im looking to modifying and perhaps changing the way the lockscreen works. I have heard about keyguard.apk but I cant seem to find that in system/app or anywhere in the device. So I wonder which file ...
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Boot amination off center

In using cm 10.1.3 for the Samsung galaxy tab 2 p3110 I noticed the boot animation was off center. How could I fix this? EDIT As discussed in comments, rotation failed. Link to unedited boot ...
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How do I get Application name from APK file?

When we click on apk file on android phone (assuming allowed installation from unknown sources), Application name appears. Example screen-shot for jackpal.androidterm-1.apk: Now, If I want to get ...
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How do I enable Airplane mode using Tasker on Android 4.2.2?

How do I enable airplane mode automatically at 01:00 AM using Tasker on Android 4.2.2? The Airplane mode setting inside Tasker under Action -> Net -> Airplane mode cannot be activated: Airplane ...
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Google Maps strange green texture when zooming in

On my tablet Lenovo 10" Android 4.2.2 my Google Maps looks really annoying, when I zoom in it has this green texture covering the map. Anyone knows why this happens and how to get rid of it? Google ...
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How do I configure OpenVpn for android?

I've installed OpenVPN for Android on my Android 4.2.2 (Micromax A74) and Now I want to configure it in order to connect/active VPN.
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Galaxy s4 GTI9500 android version to update

I'm having this phone for almost two years, Currently running version 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, frankly don't have any known problems or bugs.. I think of upgrading to some of the Kitkat versions, as I know ...
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No cache.cell and cache.wifi files

I have teXet X-Basic running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with these location options on: Access to my location GPS satellites Wi-Fi & mobile network location But after about 1.5 months I still do ...
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“Reject with message” disappeared from the incoming call screen on Samsung S2 Plus?

I have Android 4.2.2 running on Samsung S2 Plus. I suppose that an update modified the configuration and now, when the phone is ringing for an incoming call I don't see anymore the option "Reject call ...
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Android 4.3 on Alcatel pop C7

I have an Alcatel OneTouch Pop c7 smartphone, wich apparently support only Android 4.2. I received an Alcatel Onetouch watch wich needs android 4.3 to work: how can I install this version of android ...
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How to fix error 905 in play store? [duplicate]

I can't download large apps like CSR racing, Asphalt 8, and Trial Xtreme due to error 905. I tried to uninstall play store updates but as soon it reinstalls error 905 occurs.
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How do I upgrade the Android LG G2 D802 to Kitkat OS?

I bought LG G2 phone just a few days and I wanted to upgrade it to possibly Android 4.4 Kitkat from Android 4.2 Jellybean (I think which is the software update is trying to do as well as shown in ...
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Why cannot I delete or perform any action with files?

When I click on the files in default file explorer I see a "Parse Error" "There is a problem parsing the packages" and I try to delete them then it says "Cannot delete these files". I downloaded these ...
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Can't install or update applications - “insufficient space”

For several months I have not been able to upgrade or install any application: when I try it says insufficient space on the device. At the moment it is also devoid of applications to optimize the ...
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Migrating WhatsApp to new phone and new number

So, this is my scenario: Phone A (Old phone): Handles WCDMA sim only. Old number is in this phone and whatsapp is associated to this number. I have the number and the phone. Number is still active. ...
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“Android is Updating” on every boot

On every bootup I get the "Android is updating" (Optimizing apps) screen. I've tried a few methods. I deleted all custom odex files in /data/app dictionary and deleted the dalvik cache but it's still ...
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did “restrict background data” *per-app* just disappear in an os update? (android 4.2.2)

Just noticed this now, I'm pretty sure option was there a few days ago... now I can't stop Play Store from using up my data. There is now a global "restrict data access" but it doesn't seem to apply ...
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Samsung Galaxy S Duos won't start up

My Samsung Galaxy S Duos (s7582) is not starting up and I think it's totally dead. I've also tried to boot the phone by holding Volume down+Home+Power together but it still doesn't start up. I ...
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7" android 4.2 sd storage [duplicate]

How do you set default storage to external sd card on a 7" android 4.2 tablet there is only a my files icon and no option to set defaults plus the internal storage is only 1.1 GB so the apps to move ...
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Android car radio 1 USB port 3 memory sticks

Odd question I cant seem to find the answer for. I have a android car radio (4.2) which has 1 USB port on the rear. I have 3 32GB USB memory sticks which plug into a carnetix P5usb hub on startup the ...
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Need to reinstall Android on phone

I've already tried doing a factory reset, it didn't solve problem. I had some issues with my phone, Blu Life Pure, and tried doing a factory reset last night. It wiped everything and restored apps to ...
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Cannot Create/Modify Access Point Names in Mobile Network Settings - Huawei G700 - Android 4.2.1

I am trying to edit settings of APN (Access Point Names) according to provided guidelines by cellular company to be able to use 3G internet on my Huawei Ascend G700 running on Android 4.2.1. Whenever ...
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I think someone has hacked my HTC Droid DNA. How can i check and be sure?

My device has been doing lots of crazy things, like uninstalling apps, installing apps that aren't in Google play store. I had questions about it yesterday, but the ones that started last night seem ...
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Sd card losing files when I download something

This morning I noticed a couple of my videos were gone I checked downloads and didnt find them. Today I downloaded a couple of images and noticed a couple of files were deleted. The funny thing was ...
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Dynamically theming Status Bar according to app's Action Bar?

I have no idea whether this question is on-topic or off-topic here, because it is related to problems with an Xposed Module. Moderators, please tell me if this is off-topic or not. I'm running on an ...
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Android reverse tethering is not working?

I have been trying to share windows pc internet to my android tablet( I Ball Slide, Jellybean) over usb, there is an option in "settings" to share internet, but I can't use internet in my device. When ...
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Jelly Bean Clock under KitKat: Alarm not working if device is asleep

I have a Sony Z3 compact with Android 4.4.4 KitKat (rooted, build 23.0.A.2.105). I don't like the KitKat Alarm Clock, so I tried forks of the old Jelly Bean clock, like Clock JB+ and Jelly Bean 4.2 ...
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i lost my phone recently.. Can you please help me to unlink my android device from my Google account? [duplicate]

please help me..i really need help..its urgent..hoping fervently for your reply...thanx for your anticipation
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Problems using bluetooth tether on a cheap chinese tablet

I'll save you all from the backstory, because I am short on time. I have 4 iDeaUSA CT8 cheap chinese tablets running android 4.2.2 that I bought from fry's electronics for $99. It was a great deal, ...
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Phone is reporting using more space than the total available storage

I have looked at the various other issues regarding used space, but they seem different from my issue. I'm using Samsung Galaxy Ace 3, not rooted. The device has 4 GB internal memory in total, and yet ...
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Will Xiami Mi Band work on Redmi 1 with Android 4.2

The official line is that the Mi band requires Android 4.4 to work, but it has been tested on a Redmi 1S running 4.3. So does anybody know whether it would also run on a Redmi 1 running 4.2? And if ...
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How to update timezone data?

As you might listened, Russian government loves to change the law about timezones in Russia every couple of years. It causes situation when one year we have daylight savings time, but another year we ...
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How to get the log files on Samsung Galaxy Tab?

How do I access and save the log files on a Samsung Galaxy tablet running 4.2.1? I need to send them to someone to analyze an application problem
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How to root Micromax Canvas HD A116 device running Android 4.2.1?

I have never rooted a phone before & did some primary search on xda forums for Micromax Canvas HD A116. I found a link to root the phone but the steps listed on it are a little incomprehensible ...
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System shows no files on memory card from time to time

About two or three times a day I can't find any files on MicroSD card so I can't use any apps or music that is stored there until I reboot the system. Is there anything that can be done about it? I ...