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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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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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 4....
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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 http://specdevice.com/showspec.php?id=de85-dcab-0033-...
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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

I have two Android tablets. I connected an external keyboard via USB and the only key that is working is backspace, other keys don't work. What can I do to solve this problem?
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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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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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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 couldn'...
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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 phone-...
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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 ...
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Bricked chinese android

Recently I edited build.prop of my Note 3 smn9006 clone with mtk6572 for enabling navigation bar, i.e qemu.hw.mainkeys=0 and restarted. Nothing happened. Then again I tried to enable navigation bar ...
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Is it possible to restore apps/data from 4.2.1 to 4.4.4?

I'm prepping to upgrade from PA 4.2.1 to CarbonROM 4.4.4 (VZW Galaxy Nexus). I'd prefer using TB to restore my selected apps + data I've had running on 4.2.1, but understand that this is a big jump ...
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Wifi keeps disconnecting and reconnecting frequently

I have an android phone running 4.2.2. I am using TP-LINK ADSL router and the connection is stable. But everytime I open an app that tries to access internet, my connection keeps connecting and ...
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Want to know free ram available on new Galaxy S Duos 2 [duplicate]

I bought Galaxy S Duos2(GT-S7582) from an online store. When I first started my device it was having Free RAM around 170MB,although total(free & including already in use) is 717MB as advertised. I ...
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Missing “move to SD” on HTC Desire 310

So, I bought this phone some time ago, an HTC Desire 310, which should have 4GB of internal memory, of which 2GB actually available to the user. On the phone I also installed an 8GB SD card for ...
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Installing command line apps

I have an unrooted Samsung Galaxy S4 Active running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. I have installed the Terminal Emulator and am wondering how to install apps to the command line. Is it possible for me to ...
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How to backup applications' data from second or subsequent user of a currently non-rooted device?

Primary question: given a non-rooted 4.2.2 device which has second user added and used for awhile, is there any way to backup or otherwise safe the application's data of that second (or third etc.) ...
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How to make a reminder on the lock screen

I would like to create a reminder on the lock screen so I can see it everytime I tried to use my mobile. How can I do that?
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Prestigio PSP5457DUO Android 4.2.2 does not connect to my academic network

In my university, I have a free internet WiFi access with eduroam system. However (double-checked the login and password already) I can not connect to the network with my phone :( All the security ...
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Jellybean 4.2 Auto-Download and Display file

I'm looking to mount a cheap 7" android on my wall to display current tasks, events and household requirements. Does android 4.2 have a built-in tool that can download a file from a server every 5 ...
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Android update fails

Android 4.2.2 update fails on my Alcatel One Touch Idol S . The hardware is hardly the issue since it worked smoothly on my wife's phone which is exactly the same model. Specifically, Android ...
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Is it possible to display incoming calls groupped by caller?

In "all calls" i have something like this: John Doe 14:32 Peter 14:30 John Doe 14:25 Peter 14:10 On another android device with same version i would have: John Doe (2) 14:32 Peter (2) ...
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Play Store 4.9.13 insufficient storage error and icon issues

I've been having issues with the Play Store's recent 4.9.13 update on my Blu Dash 4.5. Every time I try to install or update any app that is more than 1 MB, I keep getting an "insufficient storage" ...
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Cannot write files to sd card

A few days ago, my sd card became unusable. I tried to copy a few mp3's from my laptop (win 7) to my phone (Samsung S2 plus, running android 4.2.2) and the load bar didn't even move an inch. ...
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Can't play full audio files

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Note 3, not to be confused with a small surf board, and I've run into a new problem this morning. I usually load some smutty audio books (ok, Star Wars audio books) to ...
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External usb not support [closed]

I have Karbonn a18+ and its kernal does not support otg as well as seed charge.the is kernel version is 3.4.5 someone help me.I want otg support .
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Dual SIM: Disable telephony features on second SIM

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 (GT-S7582) with two SIMs. I'd like to use one of those SIMs for everything telephony related, the other SIM for everything data related. I managed to set the first ...
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How to access the phone via adb; broken screen [duplicate]

My karbonn s2 screen got cracked ,i need to transfer my contacts on pc.i tried using droid at screen (adb).since i can't go to usb debugging option because of damaged screen.While using droid@screen ...
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Typing emoji in SMS limits number of characters to 70

I have HTC One X running Android 4.2.2. While typing SMSs if I put an emoji character then it sets the maximum number of characters to 70. Why?
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What/How quick reboot works?

On my Android 4.2.2 (Micromax Canvas A74), From System settings >Accessibility, there is option for enabling "Quick Reboot" as follows: Screenshot (click image for larger variant) So How it ...
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Android programatically change the screen scale of device

I am using FJ809 device, which can be connected to HDMI desktops/tv's. There is a option where we can change screen scale to 100% i.e., Settings->Screen->Screen Scale. Is there a way we can do that ...
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Very specific Asus MeMO Pad HD 7 Wi-Fi problem

I've got a fairly odd problem and have not been able to find a solution for months... I have n Asus MeMO pad HD 7 (ME173X) running Android 4.2.2 which usually does just fine connecting to Wi-fi to ...
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Polaris Office cannot set Date Format to UK

how can we change the input & displaying of dates in Polaris Office to UK format? The devices are set in Settings/System/Date and Time/Select date format to UK style (dd/mm/yyyy). The default ...
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Can a user read crash logs on Android?

I have HTC One X running Android 4.2.2 with HTC Sense 5. Lately I have been encountering some wierd issues. And the most irritating of them is that my phone keeps crashing randomly. By uninstalling/...
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Is it possible to change mount points of internal storage?

I have an off-brand rooted tablet built on MT8389 with 8GB internal memory. The problem is that manufacturer partitioned this in some weird way making /data folder mounted to a partition that is only ...
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No Internet when another Android device is connected to router

Like the titles says, i have a weird problem. I have a brand new device A (Android phone V4.2, manufacturer is called "Vivax"-not very popular outside Europe), which is having problems accessing ...
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How can I re-arrange sharing application icons?

When I click on Share from within an application, say an RSS reader, I will see a multitude of choices. See screenshot. How can I re-arrange it so that my often used applications such as Hangouts ...
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Sliding to change tabs in Chrome

When I opened Chrome for the first time on my tablet, it told me (among other things) that I can switch tabs by sliding on the side of the screen.....have since tried, and it did not work. What am ...
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YouTube app bug “Connection to Server Lost”

YouTube app says "Connection to server Lost/ Tap to retry" When a video is played. The same bug presented itself on 3 different devices with the youtube app version(5.7.38) as the only common feature. ...
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packet sniffer to show sending app

I'm android developer and normally monitor packets by WiFi+Fiddler in my laptop in order to inspect developing app communication. Curiously, my phone (LG G2 Jellybean, Codename LG-F320S) continuously ...