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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Google Now Stops Speaking Before the Middle of the Sentence

Whenever I give any command or ask anything from Google Now, it stops speaking at the middle of the sentence. Suppose, I ask her—"What's the time in New York right now?", she responds-"The time is ...
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Know if my phone has IR blaster

How do I know if my android has a built-in IR blaster for remote control? It isn't a high-end phone, but was built in June 2014 my own is a Huawei ascend g610, but I'd like to know the procedure for ...
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Wi-Fi turning OFF automatically when turned ON

Whenever I try to turn on my WiFi, it shows Turning Wi-Fi on but automatically turns off. I have not recently installed any app, and earlier it used to work absolutely fine. I even tried doing a ...
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Force an SMS to use an Area Code

My brother's phone number requires an area code to send an SMS. I keep getting a message back to use an area code, but I can't find any way to force Android to use it. I'm using 4.2.2
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Where are the gallery settings?

I'm using the default Gallery app (1.1.40001) on Jelly Bean and I'm trying to get to the settings of the app. On this screencap: there seems the be a Settings tab on the top right hand corner (the ...
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Google Play Store: Package file was not signed correctly

I'm using Lenovo A369i and my Android version is 4.2.2. When I install an app, after it's finished installing, an error appears, Package file was not signed correctly First time, I thought maybe ...
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No USB Storage Mode on GalaxyNexus running 4.2.2

I have a GalaxyNexus running Android 4.2.2 I just want to quickly backup some data files to my PC. I'm pretty sure I've done this many times before, but I guess not on this phone. I have the Android ...
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want to upgrade my rooted jellybean(lava iris 354e) to kitkat

I have a rooted lava iris 354e, my phone has a 1ghz dual core processor and 215mb ram, I want to upgrade it to KitKat from its jellybean os, can I upgrade it, pls help me
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Prestigio phones Android updates. Prestigio PAP3501

I bought this phone for my mom. It's cool and everything but it's running some poor version of 4.2.2 all text font looks something similar to Times New Roman and it's bloated with Prestigio ...
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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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Asus Memo Pad HD7 wifi button is stuck at 'turning on wifi…'

My Asus MemoPad HD7 (ME173X) is unable to connect to wifi. When I go to the wifi settings, the on/off switch is in the off position. Moving it to on causes 'turning on wifi...' to come up, but nothing ...
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“Android OS” using data in background, unable to fix [duplicate]

I have my google account synchronization completely off, Automatically backup & restore is off, I also turned on "restrict background data" option for different apps. Now other apps are not ...
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What does a single tap on the lock screen do?

The Swipe lock screen on my S4 running Jellybean and Kitkat has a number of actions. Swipe left for camera Swipe right for other widgets Swipe down on the widget allows you to them click on the ...
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I tried to swap my sd with extsd

I used es file manager and went to file vold.fstab and changed something wrong now I can't access my external sdcard or my file manager or my settings device storage. My phone is screwed up I cant ...
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Android MINUS Google? [duplicate]

On my Lava mobile, I run Android 4.2.2 as it came installed. However, I want to remove Google completely. FWIW, I am not too pleased with the ToS and Privacy Policy of Google. Moreover, I almost ...
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Avvio 792 4.2.2 Jelly Bean - ring time too short

Very new at Android, sincere apologies if asking incorrectly, just joined. Ring time for incoming calls is only 15 seconds. Just enough time to go to voice mail by the time I dig phone out of ...
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There is insufficient space on the device

My phone is rooted and I have android terminal installed. How can I fix this " There is insufficient space on the device" when installing from Google play. However when I install from Apk file it ...
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Can update.zip update-script be used to copy build.prop to an SD card?

I made the unfortunate mistake of lowering the dalvik heapsize to 64m and now my tablet is stuck in a bootloop . I've tried to make my own update.zip (including signed ones) and all fail to load in ...
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Messaging app (stock) not using full phone number to send text/sms

I am using Android 4.2 Jelly Bean stock Messaging App and the get "message not sent" error whenever I use my contact to send the message. I noticed that the Messaging App might not be using the full ...
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Switching from Google Japanese Input directly to Google Keyboard?

I have the following input methods enabled: Google Keyboard, English (US) Google Japanese Input, Japanese I use both the Google Keyboard and Google Japanese Input depending on what I'm doing. ...
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Alps Grand View Q-N7199 fstab problem

I was triyng to change the memory of my phone to gain more memory and I touch the fstab. I do the backup then I think I was doing everithing wrong and delete the new fstab file. Leaving only the ...
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How to control which apps has access to my connection?

I'm looking for how to control which application has access to network. In my country it costs bit higher for data connections. I don't have access to wifi networks always when I'm travelling. ...
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How to root LAVA IRIS 504q?

I am having iris 504q model.My current android version is 4.2.2,but i am unable to update it any further,can any one guide me,how to root lava iris 504 q?
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Wi-Fi cannot turn on! Accidentally deleted /etc/wifi folder

i was trying to enable ad hoc network connection on android and overwriting below folders /etc/wifi /etc/dhcpcd and now my wifi could not turn on. The phone is ADINNO R8, a custom build phone.I ...
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Force Portrait Screen Rotation in MS Remote Desktop App

I'm using Microsoft's Remote Desktop Client v8.0.11.25133 to connect to a Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Session Host (Terminal) Server. I want to force the RDP session to display in Portrait ...
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How do I customize sleep timeout button presets in quick settings panel?

Here is an image to make clear what I'm talking about: As you see, this button have 3 positions. I figured out what these are corresponding to Sleep after 15 sec, 30 sec and 1 min, respectively. ...
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How to install google play and get a google account on a fairphone when both are missing? [duplicate]

I have a fairphone (1st generation / FP1) running android 4.2.2 and must have deleted my google account on this phone at some time. Now I don't have "google" inside settings/add account. And I don't ...
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Need to reboot Android to see new files

After recording with Field Recorder, I connect my Lenovo S6000L via USB to my PC. However, the newly recorded audio files in WAV format are not visible until I reboot the tablet. Android version is ...
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rooting Smart Tv (Skyworth e69 6369)

I got a Skyworth e69 6369 smart tv. kernel 3.1.10 android 4.2.1 model full aosp on skyworth 6369 cpu arm cortex a9 dual core other specs ...
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Can't get tethering to work on my verizon SSG S4 mini

I've scanned a lot of posts and tried many things but can't get tethering to work on my Verizon phone with jellybean 4.2.2. Here is my latest attempt. I rooted phone with saferoot. didn't touch the ...
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apps not showing

m having alcatel ot 7047d, unmounted sd card to copy songs from friend lappy, then re-mounted it. songs were available, but the apps which were moved to sd card were not showing up. .android secure ...
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Blocking all external traffic and allowing only internal traffic through

we are trying to use Android tablets in a production environment however we only want the users to be able to connect to internal ip addresses and block all external to lock them out of doing things ...
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Rooting Samsung Grand Duos without Windows

I need to root my Samsung GT-I9082 (also known as Grand Duos) with Android 4.2.2 but I have no Windows computer (I have a Linux one). Which are the preferred methods? It seems z4root does nothing ...
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Phone automatically reboots

My Lenovo A850 reboots almost every time I answer a call. Using adb I redirected the output to a file. Then I tried tracking the reason for the forced shut-down but I am not sure. The phone has a lot ...
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How do I access PC's internet on Android Phone? [duplicate]

I'm using Android Jelly bean 4.2 (Micromax Canvas 2 Colours). I've a PC at home which has internet connection. I don't have any wireless router or any access point. I just want to use PC's internet ...
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external usb keyboard not fully working on android tablet

2 android talet and i connected an external keyboard via usb and the only key that is working ais the backspace ,other keys doesn`t work .What can i do to solve this problem ? Please Help;
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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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“ParseService” draining the battery on Samsung S3mini

My wife's Samsung S3mini from time to time has that a fully loaded battery is drained in about a day. If I look under Settings > More > Battery, there's an extra entry in the list for "Android ...
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How can i upgrade My Android 320 from a 4.0.1 to a 4.1 and higher [duplicate]

Hello if there is someone there i want to upgrade my phone to a higher android operating system from a 4.0.1 to a 4.1 or even 4.0.4. the Phone name is: Android 320 please if anyone can help me here ...
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Built-in google search fails to find installed applications (for convenient launching)

I used to use the built-in android google search to launch applications - I just typed the app's name in the google search box on the home screen, and as I started typing app name, it showed the app ...
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android 4.2.2 bluetooth NOT pairing problem (galaxy s4 i9505)

i have an Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE (i9505) with stock rom + root (4.2.2 ME2 build). i have issues from time to time with Bluetooth pairing. It stopped working a few months ago, then started working ...
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bad host number cant root

i have a android 4.2.2 tablet and i reset it when i had adfree on it and removed the root and than tried to sign it to my Google and it said [can't establish reliable connection to the server. this ...
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Trying to perform a system update crashes the Settings app

I've bought a Lenovo A7 3300 16GB tablet running Android 4.2.2. I tried to updated my tablet to the last version of Android by going into Settings > About phone > System update, but when I tap ...
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cannot install previous apps after factory reset

I did a factory reset and after that all the apps that were previously installed are not installing! It shows 'app not installed'. I have tried everything even up to root the phone but no prevail.I am ...
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Uninstalled com.android.phone by mistake. Any way to reinstall it?

I rooted my xperia c and somehow I deleted the com.android.phone app and now my phone doesn't detect the service providers and as a result its no more a phone,instead it has turned into a tablet.lol.. ...
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A lack of sim card in my android device crashing my apps? Why?

A weird problem I observed with my Micromax A116, android version 4.2.1. From the day I bought it, 8 months back, I have used both the sim slots. But the internal earphones were damaged & I ...
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Unchecking the “show notifications” for the Phone app

My carrier keeps sending the voicemail notification to my device. I can force-stop the phone app (makes the notifications go away), but EVERY SINGLE TIME the device reboots or do something ...
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Alarm ringtone plays after calling

This problem started 2-3 months ago. It doesn't matter who initiates call, after disconnect my phone plays the standard melody used to wake me up in the morning (Dreamland). I don't know how to turn ...
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Android 4.2 Quick switch between SMS/call/contacts

I just changed my phone to an Android 4.2. I was under 2.2 before. It takes me quite some time to get confortable with the newest interfaces. Out of it, I completely miss the possibility to quickly ...
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How to re-install updates to Google system apps?

I have Android 4.2.2 on my phone. A few weeks ago Google Play was acting weird and would not install updates to some of the apps. I tried lots of things but nothings worked. Eventually I uninstalled ...