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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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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Mediaserver using excessive CPU time and battery

I've got a Nexus 4 on OS version 4.2.1 that suddenly started to drain it's battery very quickly. When looking in the battery usage I see "Mediaserver"eating 60% of the battery over time, with several ...
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How to get Jelly Bean Camera to use external SD card?

I just purchased a 32 GB SD card for use with my Galaxy S3 which is running a 4.2.1 rom. Certain apps like Titanium Backup I was able to switch to start using the SD card just fine, but I can't for ...
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Installing Apps on External Sdcard jellybean 4.2.2

I am using jelly bean 4.2.2 on ti OMAP5 platform , I want to install application on external sdcard but even if a lot of space is free (more than 25MB ) . I am getting error "Insufficient Storage". ...
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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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Installation of Jellybean or Kitkat on Micromax A89?

I have Micromax A89 mobile with ICS 4.0.4 OS AND MTK 6577 processor. I would like to install Jellybean 4.2.2 OS on my MMX A89 device. Is it possible? Even I would like to install Kitkat 4.4 too if ...
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How do you restart the download manager service?

I was using my Nexus 7 (android 4.2.2) through the hotspot on my phone and the download manager was trying to download a large app update. I pressed and held the notification to get to the app info ...
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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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Wifi direct transfer path

Is it possible to receive files on memory card during wifi direct transfer ? Is it possible to change wifi direct send/receive settings ? Case is like I need a file from another android phone to my ...
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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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What is the mysterious “CDC Serial” device and why do I needed it?

I've built my own PC computer from parts I purchased online, I did a clean install of Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit with SP1 (full version, no OEM bloatware), and I ran Windows Update several times to get ...
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Camera app crashing on Nexus i9250 Android 4.2.1

I just bought a i9250 Nexus, and the system proposed to upgrade to newer version 4.2.1 (it is not a rooted phone. It is an unblocked UK phone) I played with the new phone and after a couple of days I ...
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How to remove “calendar events” from the lock screen?

I think I used to have the clock and the alarm time being shown on the upper part of my lock screen. All of a sudden, since a couple of days ago, I'm now being shown the calendar on the lock screen. ...
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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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Is it possible to change the answer swipe direction on Android 4.3, Motorola Moto G, or Samsung Galaxy S4?

I have a problem. My personal phone is a Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.2.2. I just got a new company phone which is a Motorola Moto G Android 4.3. The problem is that if I swipe left when answering a ...
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Stock e-mail client (Nexus 4) not synchronizing to IMAP SSL account since 4.2.2 update

I have my school's e-mail account being checked via IMAP SSL/TLS on port 993. It is an Exchange mailbox but I did not want to to use MAPI and have my device "managed" by the school. Anyhow, this ...
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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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How to switch user profile based on password / lockscreen pattern

Currently, I have a family use tablet running on 4.2 Jellybean Model is Ainol Novo7 Flame, a cheap Nexus7 alternative. Nexus7 is quite expensive in my country on its release so I bought this one ...
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Find what app is causing popups, NOT in notification bar

I am getting these popups regularly. They do not appear in the notification center so I can't find out what app is causing them. The only app I can think of that I have installed recently, I have ...
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How can I type Indian Rupee symbol?

I want Indian Rupee Symbol (₹) font in my android, so I can type it in message or anywhere I would like to. But, I can't find it in my keyboard. Can anybody please suggest me where can I get ...
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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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How can I transfer photos to my Android Jelly Bean device while preserving the original timestamp?

I recently bought a Nexus 4 and I would like to transfer my photos of my previous device to it. My previous Android phone used the standard USB mass storage which gave 0 problems to copy back and ...
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AFWall+ allow DHCP+DNS services without allow all root?

Picked up AFWall+ today when heard it is the fork of Droidwall (which had been sold off to Avast). Bonus is that AFWall+ has an entry for "(Tethering) - DHCP+DNS services". Problem is that entry ...
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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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Huawei Y330-U11 stuck at Huawei logo

My Huawei Y330-U11 cannot is stuck at Huawei logo screen during boot up. Recovery couldn't work. The only possible mode is "Fasboot & Rescue" Mode which needs the phone to be connected to the PC. ...
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How to reset OTT TV BOX?

I forgot my pin and tried entering it too many times, so I need to reset my OTT TV Box. What are the key combinations do I hold on boot to reset the device?
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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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Downgrade Samsung 2 7.0 from CyanogenMod 10.1 (Jelly Bean 4.2.2) to stock ICS

I recently updated my Samsung Tab 2 7.0 (GT-P3100) to Jelly Bean 4.2.2. But I after successfully installing, I see that there's too many things that I don't like with the update. Alphabetic ...
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How repair sd-card locked read-only mode? Its probably file system error

I have alcatel onetouch pop with jellybean 4.2.2. I put into 32 Gb sd hc card. Card did not work correctly. Sometimes (specialy when i tried write more that one file) card has blocked with something ...
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Is continuous focus a 4.0-only feature?

The http://www.android.com/about/ice-cream-sandwich/ page details that Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" introduced two interesting features for Camera: “continuous focus” and “zero ...
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How to Re install Android 4.2.2 on Samsung galaxy grand

I am using Samsung Galaxy Grand GT-I9082 from past one year. I got lot of software updates and did all of them, including the 4.2.2 JellyBean FirmWare Update. Recently I got one stability update, ...
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Why were some of my contacts automatically merged without notice?

I found several questions here where people want to merge several of their contacts into one. I'm having exactly the opposite problem: On both my Android devices (Google Nexus 4 and Nexus 7), two of ...
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Multiple Camera Folders in the Gallery

Ever since I changed the settings in my camera to store the images on my external SD, there have been two folders in my gallery called "camera." One of these is where all of my photos that I take ...
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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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Can I upgrade My Xperia Arc S To Jelly Bean after the rooting

I am planning to root my Xperia Arc S and want to know whether will I be able to upgrade it to Android Jelly Bean.
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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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How to customize the quick settings drop-down menu in android 4.2?

As of title, is there any way to customize the quick settings grid available in Android 4.2 ? This feature has potential, but in most cases it does not take advantage of the screen size.
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How do I save purchased apps as APKs?

I am unable to save APK's that I have purchased (actually paid for) through the Play store. Usually SaveAPK is able to save the APKs that I'm interested it, however this didn't work: it sais Copy ...
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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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4.2.2 update error on Samsung Galaxy s2 plus GT - I9105P

i got a Over The Air update for 4.2.2 on my Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus. I'm in India. After installing the update my phone rebooted and now it doesn't start. it only loads and shows the samsung's logo. ...
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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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Phone not receiving calls on deep sleep

I have a Samsung Captivate Glide running android 4.2.2 (an unofficial version of Vanilla RootBox with a kernel called Litekernel). This phone is originally for AT&T but it's unlocked and I'm using ...
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Enable the keyboard on the right side of the emulator

I am currently using the latest Android SDK. Whenever I run a device, I can use the hardware buttons on the right side and the D-Pad. But, there's no qwerty keyboard below it. Is there any way to ...
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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 ...