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Change system font on 4.2.2

On my GT-I9105P with 4.1.2 there was a section in the Settings where I could change the system font. But now I've done the 4.2.2 upgrade and the Settings have been redesigned I can't find any option ...
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Edit navigation bar (Soft Buttons)?

I just bought a low-end Android tablet (using Android 4.2.2), and it has 6 virtual buttons on the bottom of the screen : Home Apps Back Volume down Volume up Screenshot I don't need the last 3, ...
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Xperia Sola Back, Home, Menu Buttons not working with Android 4.2.2

Yesterday I tried to upgrade my Xperia Sola from original Android to Android 4.2.2, following this great tutorial: ...
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Getting unwanted message “There are trespassing signs. Check it in Observer Settings screen.”

"There are trespassing signs. Check it in Observer Settings screen." This is the above message that I am getting whenever I open a new app on my Android 4.1.2 Samsung Galaxy Grand DUOS. This has ...
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Nexus S battery drains after updating to 4.2.2 even if turned off

My Google Nexus S battery drains after updating from 2.3.7 to 4.2.2, even if it is turned off. One night I shut it off at 70% charge, and when I turned it on in the morning it was at 9 or 10%. I ...
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Profile Question on Android Tablet

My background: I'm 30, my mom is 68 and terrified of technology. I gave her her first computer 2 years ago, and she's visibly terrified to use it, so I bought her a tablet for this Christmas. ...
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Where does Android store clipboard data?

Where does Android store clipboard data? I have a rooted Android phone. Where are clipboard files stored? I can find that in a rooted Samsung device at /data/Clipboard, but am not able to find in ...
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Show mobile network and Wi-Fi SSID name on LG G2

Is there a way to show the name of the mobile network and SSID of the wireless network that I am connected to on the top bar of my phone? I'm looking to do something similar to how BlackBerry did it ...
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Gallery preview folder takes about 1GB, how to delete it?

I've got a Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-I9105P) with Android 4.2.2 and I've got many photos. The folder with the Gallery previews (the one that stores thumbnail to load images faster) takes about 1GB of ...
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Can not uninstall standard Android keyboard or get it back working

I want to uninstall the standard Android keyboard com.android.inputmethod.latin. I googled and found multiple threads discussing this problem. What I did so far: 1.) Uninstall via intent -> doesn't ...
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Send/share option goes to sending a new email page in Gmail app by default

Whenever I try to send an application to another android device via bluetooth, when I hit the button "send" it opens a new message in gmail app and the application I wanted to send via bluetooth is ...
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Certain graphical elements have blurry edges?

I recently flashed a new rom on my SGS2 i9100. Revolt 4.4 based on AOKP/AOSP Android 4.2.2. Everything was working fine for a day. I then installed nova launcher and then this blurryness/artifacting ...
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Widgets of installed apps do not appear in list

I just bought my father a chinese phone, seems to be working great except after I install an app, it does not appear in the widgets list. I have tried several apps (Wifi Manager, Gsam Battery monitor) ...
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Is there a way to switch Android users from the command line?

Using the following command, I managed to enable multi-user mode in an Android device that doesn't officicially support it: adb shell setprop fw.max_users 4. For good measure I also added the ...
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Make Gmail default for new contact instead of AT&T Address Book

My chose AT&T Address Book as the default for her contact storage on her new Motorola Moto-X. I want to change it so that by default her contacts store in Gmail instead of AT&T Address book. I ...
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Can a mouse emulate swiping?

I use Moon+ Reader software to read pdf files on a Sony xperia tablet. Instead of swiping on the screen to scroll the pdf, I would like to use a mouse with scrolling wheel instead to scroll. Is this ...
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Downgrade Nexus 4 from 4.4 to 4.2 [duplicate]

I have recently updated my Nexus from 4.3 to 4.4 . But having an immediate requirement i would like to downgrade back to 4.2 . I originally bought it with 4.2. Any step by step to downgrade back ...
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Is there a way to speedup keyboard popup?

I used a lot of keyboards but all of them are very slow (not typing, just popup time). Is there a way to minimize that time or I should to buy phone with hardware keyboard? :-]
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When setting picture as wallpaper two entries are shown

I have HTC One X with Android 4.2.2 and Sense 5. When I open a picture in Gallery and try to set it as my wallpaper I see two menu options of "Wallpaper". Below is the screenshot I see: Each of the ...
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How do I change the apps available on the car mode screen?

In car mode I have 6 apps in a 3x2 grid. I would like to remove one of them (Google Music) and replace it with a different one (People). I can not figure out how to remove one.
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Re-install Google Play after it was removed / uninstalled

I have deleted Google Play from my HTC One X Plus. I have also deleted Google Play from system/app. After that, I re-installed it, but it didn't work. Whenever I ppb it, it says Google play stoped ...
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How to restore ColorNote notes after factory reset?

I forgot to backup my notes before factory reset and now apparently I have lost them all. Before doing factory reset though, Back up my data option in Settings >> Backup & Restore was checked but ...
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Are all the cores online at a time when In-kernel Cluster switching CPUFReq driver is in use in SAMSUNG S4 GT-I9500?

I checked the file /dev/bL_status in Samsung S4-GT-I9500 (exynos 5410 Octa version) root@android:/dev # cat bL_status 0 1 2 3 L2 CCI [A15] 0 0 0 0 0 [A7] 1 0 0 0 1 and it says that ...
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ADB won't recognize Sero 7 Pro

I just bought a refurbished HiSense Sero 7 Pro tablet. I have enabled Developer options and turned on USB debugging. When I plug the tablet into my Win7 PC, it fails to install proper drivers (which ...
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Decrypt encryptes Android Phone (MIUI 4.2)

I've encrypted my Phone because of my organization's policy. Unfortunately the device is a bit slower and moreover I am not able to update ROMs anymore. I do have root access and my device is running ...
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Auto-Sync won't turn on

Yesterday I bought Videocon A27 with Android 4.2.2 I'm not able to turn the auto-sync feature on. It is located under Settings -> Data Usage -> Menu -> Auto-sync data. When I check the option and ...
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Ad-hoc support in Cyanogenmod 10.x?

I flashed Cyanogen 10.1.3 to my Samsung GT-P3113 (the P3110 version which is compatible) in the hopes of getting IBSS ad-hoc support that was added in CM-10.1 alpha2. (see the release note item for it ...
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Google Maps runs GPS in background even if the GPS radio is off - how do I fix?

I have the T-Mobile version of the LG G2, running Android 4.2.2, everything stock except the keyboard. I'm not sure what version of Google Maps, but the Play Store says it's up to date. Yesterday I ...
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I can't send multimedia messages on my Galaxy Nexus

whenever I try to send MMS messages it says cannot send. Too many unread SMS messages. How come it just started doing this, and how can I fix it?
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4.3 OTA Update Install Fail With Motochopper Root 4.2.2 Google Nexus 7

I am using Stock Android 4.2.2 on Nexus 7 2012 Tablet. I rooted my tablet using the Motochopper Root. I was able to download OTA 4.3 Update using normal procedure on my tablet however, when I tried ...
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How can I recover files from a phone that won't boot?

I have a Galaxy SII, and it is stuck on the boot screen. How can I recover the files on the phone?
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My phone starts in Airplane Mode all the time

The last few weeks every time I restart my phone or just turn it on, it starts in Airplane Mode, even if when I turn it off it's not on Airplane Mode. Because it starts in Airplane Mode, the SIM-pin ...
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How do I delete all data from my Android phone?

My phone has got some error and I am returning it to the service center. As my phone contains my personal data, images and videos I would like to erase them so that they can never be recovered (even ...
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Data Recovery - Is the internal sd-card part of /data (gs4)?

On every other phone I have owned (with CWM recovery) when I did a factory reset, it left my (internal) SD card contents intact. I wasn't thinking and did a factory reset and deleted everything. As ...
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GSM signal lost - howto get signal back without restarting

Several times a week I have the problems where the GSM signal is lost on my phone, due to bad coverage in that area. The real problem for me is that when that happens, and when I move to a place with ...
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Strange Behaviour of HTC One X battery

maybe someone recognizes my problem or has had it himself. My problem is as follows: Normally I turn my phone of over night. Battery Monday evening 50%, Tuesday morning 23% Battery Tuesday evening ...
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How to use Google Text-to-Speech?

This might be a no-brainer but I am having a hard time figuring it out. Today I got the update of Google Text-to-Speech on my HTC One X. I was able to configure it and even listen to an example. But ...
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What does “Recovery” means in Bootloader screen?

I tried to perform Factory Reset, and I got one option there "Recovery". So what exactly recovery means? click for larger image
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Different system time for different applications

I need to set different system time for different applications. For example I need to have to Chrome "thinks" that it is November 2012 and keep normal system time for all others applications. Is that ...
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No wifi after changing provider / sim card

Last Monday I changed provider and got a new simcard. I can use the phone and send SMS/text messages. Internet didn't work anymore. Wifi didn't work anymore. Both have not worked since. I do see the ...
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Sip call settings in LG Optimus l7 ii dual

I am currently using LG Optimus L7 II dual Jelly Bean(4.1.2). I would like to make calls though my SIP account, but I am unable to find whereabouts within the settings is the SIP details to be ...
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make to show Japanese language on android device

I install app which supports Japanese language. But in my phone, it didn't show the Japanese language. My phone is sony xperia z. How should I make to see Japanese language. Thanks.
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fastboot oem writecid 11111111 not working

I have HTC One S with unlocked bootloader and rooted. hboot: 2.15 radio: 1.13.50.05.31 cm10.1.3 installed I currently have S-ON and want to make it S-OFF. I'm trying to achieve SuperCID and I ...
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Unable to play motion games on samsung galaxy s2

Every time i play motion games on samsung galaxy s2 the character or car or motorbike tilts to the left side? Like when i play motor bike on the Samsung galaxy s2 the bike always tilt on the left side ...
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Games which plays through horizontally are not working in my Samsung S2 mobile

I'm unable to play car games, bike games. The games which plays through horizontally those games are not working. Can someone please please give me an advise on this ?
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Android 4.2.2 Screen Capture on Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

I've browsed for this information and everything I've found says to hit the power button and volume down at the same time and a white line appears around the screen and you have a capture. I've ...
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How to update Cyangenmod 10.1 to 10.2?

I have Cyangenmod 10.1.3 installed on my Xperia Z. When I tried to download Cyangenmod 10.2-20131101 nightly build in my phone's settings, no error but it silently failed after some time. I tried ...
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One X cannot see european wifi channels

Since the update 4.2.2 Jelly bean, my htc one x lost the ability to connect to a wifi channels 12,13,14. How can i turn this ability again? (seems like this update was oriented only for USA users)
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Restoring using ROM Manager

I created a backup file successfully using ROM Manager and saved it on my PC. I lost all my data on mobile and now I want to restore my mobile using the backup file I created. I copied the backup ...
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How to make an Android update for your own device? [duplicate]

I have this devices which the android version is 4.2. After read some articles about Kitkat, I'm really excited and want to try to experience it on my phone. However, it seems the manufacturer won't ...