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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Device is not starting

The device hangs at the part when "SAMSUNG" is displayed in screen. It animates but doesn't start. Device is a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 and is rooted. I already tried factory reset. I didn't modify ...
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How can I disable the Wi-Fi connection of my Android phone from my laptop?

Is it somehow possible to control the Wi-Fi connection of my Android phone from my laptop to disable (not only disconnect) the Wi-Fi connection of my phone if both my phone and my laptop are connected ...
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Install stock firmware on non rooted tablet using only Recovery

I have a tablet (Too much specs to list), when i plug it in usb, it starts charging but won't connect to pc, there are enough spam and adult apps on it that keep popping up every 5 seconds, i can't ...
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System apps location on Android Jelly Bean

I chose to pose this question here, since I don't have any Jelly Bean device nearby. On Android KitKat, system apps are located at /system/priv-app/. On Lollipop and Marshmallow, instead, they're ...
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Installing Xposed on a Micromax A63 (4.2.2 JB)

Is installing Xposed Framework safe on a Micromax A63 Android phone? Can this be risky? I am using 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Thanks for any input
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Can I use micromax's driver for Quantum 350?

Hi I want to root my Android device according to http://www.digitbrunch.com/android/how-to-root-micromax-unite-2-a106 (after reverse tether) Can I use micromax's driver to do this with Goclever ...
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How can I tell which Android device a microSD card used to be in?

I have multiple Android devices, and found a microSD card that used to be in one of them. It had a "Android" folder with app subfolders. Is there a way to tell which of my devices used to have this ...
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Does USB Internet option require root access?

Hi I want to reverse tether from PC, OS Win 8.1 to android device but is it required root? In Activity in Local Area Connection Status (Local Area Connection is my Remote NDIS...) I get increased Sent ...
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adware site through Phishing attack activated a VAS on my android

I suddenly got an sms from my service provider (Vodafon IN) that Silk Pack is active on your number as requested and rental of Rs. 15 has been deducted I had made no such request so i ...
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How to remove gunpowder virus?

I have recently been having problems on my device which includes random apps appearing on my phone and some chinese app that somehow was "pre-installed". As i scoured the internet for answers, i ...
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Uninstalled Google Play services [duplicate]

An using huawei Y330, I unknowingly uninstalled my google play services and now I can't use some of my apps because they say This app can't work unless Google Play Services is updated. If I ...
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Android 4.2.2 Use Dvorak On-Screen Keyboard Built-in [duplicate]

Dvorak keyboard layout on stock Android is related, but it seems that things have changed since that answer was issued. I'm using Android 4.2.2, and would like to enable the dvorak on-screen keyboard. ...
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From where can I download Samsung 4.2.2 firmware? [duplicate]

I need a Samsung device running 4.2.2 for test our application for a critical issue that is happening only with this device. I am unable to find a device. So tried to download firmware and install it ...
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android static layout error

I just installed CatLog on my Alcatel onetouch pop c2 and I saw there is many weird errors. Error: StaticLayout: length=52; index=53. I don't know what is that but I got many of them. Anyone ...
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LocationServices Activity is popping up

I have Android 4.2.2 I am facing this weird situation, where a screen is being popped out often. Could anyone provide a solution for this. I tried disabling/enabling, stopping location services ...
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External SD Card Detected, Files Not Showing

Being a BLU fan, I have a BLU Neo 4.5. A few days ago, I had this really strange experience; I have my 64 GB external SD card inserted and my phone's storage setting detected it. 64GB. However, when I ...
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Why will a video game from the google play store be asking me for root/super users permissions?

So I don't know if this is a question for here or security.stackexchange.com but the thing is I installed a game that ask me for root access to my system it seems suspicious and strange why will a ...
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How can I filter for SMS stored on my SIM card?

I would like to filter or search my SMS only for those that are stored on my SIM card, thus excluding those that are stored on my telephone. The device I am using is a Fairphone first generation ...
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Why my device is giving the error “Kernel Panic Upload Mode”?

I have a Samsung Galaxy P5100 Tab 2 10.1 running Android 4.2.2. I have been using it for around two years and I have been getting the error "Kernel Panic Upload Mode" twice, almost every year, and ...
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Crash report: Enter key makes newline. How to send input?

i'm trying to send feedback on an app that crashes. I run the app, when it crashes i get a popup asking if i want to report it, which sends me to a Feedback form with: email to use Write your ...
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My user data wipes after every boot!

i rooted my tablet but when i reboot my tablet all my user data deleted automatically.this happens after every boot.Can any one help me?
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Help me identify this tablet Vivax TPC 8150

Yes, this is a bit out of topic but I need to identify this tablet VIVAX TPC-8150 AND YES BEFORE YOU ASK I DID ALLOT OF RESEARCH BEFORE DOING THIS. All I need is a update image that will remove a ...
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How to get a lense while moving the cursor?

How do I get such a lense while moving the typing cursor in Android 4.2.2?
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How to resolve the issue “SIM card full”?

On my Android 4.2.2 I always get the following notification message after activating my SIM card: SIM card full Delete some messages to make room for... However, when I go to the setting ...
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custom ringtones for all contacts

i tried to set custom ringtone via Es File Explorer But Still the default mobile ringtone , it success when i set custom specific contact , the problem : i want to set custom ringtone for all ...
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The game that was previously working says 'it is not compatible with my device' after factory reset

I factory reset my Acer Liquid z160 Android phone because it was getting laggy and can't open some apps. Now it is fixed. But I now have a new problem. This game I was playing for months on this ...
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Uninstall “Security Assistant”

There is an app named "Security Assistant". There is not an option to uninstall this app. When I went to the device administrator settings, this app is not listed there. There are 2 listed there: ...
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How can I make a controller work on my android tablet using an OTG cable?

I am trying to make my Thurstmaster GP XID controller (http://www.thrustmaster.com/products/gp-xid-pc) work on my android 4.2 device (Onda v975s) by plugging it into the microusb port using an OTG ...
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Swap file SD/Internal? Android

Should I use my SD card or internal for swap? As I have a crummy 512mb of ram that often closes music/chrome and even YouTube video freezes up sometimes of the first 0-10seconds... I am rooted and ...
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Turn on Ethernet by default in AOSP?

I have AOSP for android 4.2 with Ethernet patch added to it. When I flash android image to my device and boot the device I have to go to settings turn on Ethernet to get started. If I do it the first ...
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Enable software menu without virtual keys

I have a broken touch screen at the bottom of my Jiayu G45 (Android 4.2.2) phone. Thus the capacitive buttons are not available any more. I've found a program (Soft Buttons) which enables software ...
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How to use volume key to take picture in Samsung S3 (with android 4.2)

I've just been gave a Samsung S3, and it come with Android 4.2 (so I cant apply this guide) So I post this question, Please guide me how to take picture using volume key with Samsung S3 (Android ...
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Export list of Downloads (no root)

I was using Firefox and for some reason it deleted all downloads from the SD card. I found an in-built app "Downloads" which has a list of all files downloaded to date, listing both Chrome and ...
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Can't access Notes file backup as password forgotten!

This might sound a little impossible and awkward, but I need help! I am currently using a Sony Xperia S LT26i and recently re-stored my phone using the Factory Resetting. I lost all my important Notes ...
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Remove persistent notification of an app without disabling all of its notifications

The latest Pushbullet update (v17.0.4) for Android has added a persistent notification to my notification drawer. The app indicates that I can remove the notification by enabling Pushbullet in the ...
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Comixology comic store to SD card, not internal storage

Comixology insists on storing its downloaded comics on the internal storage. This is clearly rather annoying since it is tiny compared to gigantic external SD card that is installed. The OS version ...
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Increasing Partition Size using gparted on Android Tablet

I have a Projector Tablet running android 4.2 on an Actions gs702a (Full AOSP on Leopard SoC). The partitions for system, data and cache made by the manufacturer are too small for my needs (and I've ...
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Is USB OTG disabled on my device?

In using my Alcatel one touch idol s (4.2.2) I noticed that although USB OTG should be on my device, it isn't. Did they disable or remove it?
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Why Android says that I am using a lot of storage in pictures and videos?

If I see the Internal Storage, it says that I am using 4.7 GB in "Pictures, videos". However, when I do click in it, I see the gallery, where in total I am using 93.98 MB!! How is this possible? What ...
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How to avoid roaming question on dual-sim calls?

I have a mobile phone with a dual-sim slot and I inserted a SIM in each of them.One of the SIMs get logged in in national roaming which is ok as there is a cooperation between my native service ...
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Spice mobile restarts while connecting to pc as usb mass storage (sd card)

Whenever I try to connect my Spice Mi-361 (android jellybean) phone to pc as a usb mass storage device, phone switches off automatically after few seconds and then restarts. This is happening from the ...
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No internet on Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 when connected to Windows Wifi Hotspot

I have followed the instructions to set up a virtual wifi hotspot on my Windows 10 machine (connected via ethernet to router) from LifeHacker. I have connected my iphone and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 ...
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How to Force Stop multiple apps at once?

My HTC One X+ with Android 4.2.2 suffers a lag pretty often and I don't like that. Sometimes I cannot even unlock the phone because screen doesn't come up. I noticed that when I force stops all other ...
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Can I use my Android device as AVRCP or HID remote control for my Windows 7 media player?

I have Windows 7 based computer having Broadcomm Bluetooth hardware and running WIDCOMM Bluetooth stack implementation (as side note: stock remote control solution provided by manufacturer is CIR ...
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Rooting Sencor Element 10.1D102 with Jelly Bean 4.2

I tried to root this tablet by downloaded Kingo but I was not successful. Can somebody of you help me with rooting this tablet and give me some about how to do it? Trully, I am newcomer in Android ...
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Android automatically corrects my volume

I have a bit annoying problem. My Android 4.2 Jelly Bean automatically corrects volume down every few minutes. It is rather annoying than a problem. I tried to find and switch off this functionality, ...
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Why is 'no connection' error appearing while accessing Google Play store?

I have this common, annoying problem while trying to access Google Play Store from my phone. It just shows 'no connection', and won't load, even though the internet access is surely working. The ...
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Is there a way to disable/remove screenshot soft button or remap it for some other function?

I have 7" 4.2.2 tablet for everyday use and it have 2 additional soft buttons. Rightmost one is a "screenshot" soft button (please find picture below). My problem is what I rarely take screenshots ...
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What is “PC Sync” in stock Android calendar and how do I use it?

It was there since I bought my 4.2.2 tablet and I still have no idea what it is (calendar? account?) and how can I use it (supposed to be synchronized with desktop software? which software?). ...
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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 ...