Android 4.3 is an incremental update in the "Jelly Bean" version series which debuted with the new Nexus 7 (2013). Please only use this tag if you feel your question is specific to Android 4.3.

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Why does bluetooth turns itself off

I have a Galaxy S4 (GT-9505) here where Bluetooth is turning itself off. Sometimes this happens after a few seconds. Other times it takes longer or even stays on. Also, if it stays on can't find other ...
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How do I swap the content of two phones

I have two Samsung Galaxy S3 phones running Android 4.3 (one for me and one for my wife) I no longer use my phone regularly (I switched to another phone) but I still need it occasionally (for things ...
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Certain applications icons are missing in Nova Launcher

I have Nova Launcher (Prime version) installed on my Galaxy Nexus phone and I have noticed, that some of applications are missing in this launcher. In particular: Voice Search and Sound Recorder. ...
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Why is the amount of time needed to turn the screen on not always the same?

This may very well be a nit-picking type of question about Android devices, and in particularly about the Samsung Galaxy SIII. The concern here, is of a UX nature. When the screen has gone blank to ...
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Can I disable GPS?

Is there a way to completely switch off GPS or deny apps access to it? Even though all three checkboxes in Settings -> More -> Location Services are unchecked and the button in the notification ...
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I am using redmi 1s . I unfortunately deleted system and framework folders

Recently I rooted it and then through root browser app.I unfortunately deleted system and framework folders from then onwards my phone is not getting booted up which I tried using vol up and power ...
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Can I undo the encryption on my Samsung Ace Style?

I want to keep my info private, but I don't want to mess up accessibility or have trouble answering my phone when I'm driving. Can I undo the phone encryption after I have applied it?
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safe backup application from android 4.3 Jelly Bean to 5 Lollipop

I have a Galaxy Nexus maguro and I updated from the stock 4.3 to the FML 5.0 I used Helium (Carbon) to backup all my app data on 4.3 but the restore didnt work on 5.0. Even Helium itself complained ...
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insufficient space while updating WhatsApp on CyanogenMod

i hope you can help me with the following problem I was forced to update the newest version of WhatsApp (26.Dec 2014). Whatever i tried, update has aborted. Error Message: insufficient space Several ...
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OpenGL apps not responding to touch on Xperia M2

I have a Sony Xperia M2 (not rooted, on stock 4.3 Jellybean). When installing some apps, I noticed they won't respond to touches. After installing a few more apps it became apparent that the apps that ...
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What network phone feature tells you when other party becomes available (Android support/configuration and privacy issues)?

Not sure if this question is Android specific or not, but I'm not sure where else to ask. On an older Gingerbread 2.3.4 smartphone when I place a call to a newer Jelly Bean 4.3 phone and the newer ...
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Why is Call Waiting not available on Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread)?

From my Samsung Galaxy SIII's Phone application (on Android Jelly Bean 4.3), as long as my phone has credit, I can access the application's "Settings" screen via the menu key and then tap on ...
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Can I safely downgrade my Sony Xperia SP?

I just upgraded my Sony Xperia SP (C5306) with Sony's horrible tool from 4.1.2 to 4.3 (build 12.1.A.0.XXX to build 12.1.A.1.207), but my phone now runs worse, and I don't like the changes at all! ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy SIII: SkipSoft Toolkit: rooting: unable to boot Custom Recovery after flashing

My device is an unrooted Samsung Galaxy SIII GT-I9300 (Jelly Bean 4.3.0). I am trying to root my device using Unified_Android_Toolkit_v1.3.3.exe AKA SkipSoft Toolkit and their web page lists my ...
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Recovering lost or stolen phone (security and feasability considerations)?

I am trying to understand a little bit about security in case my phone goes stolen. I have read that even if a phone is stolen and the SIM card is removed, it can still be possible to find your phone ...
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Will Xiaomi Mi band tracker work with Android 4.3?

Will the new Xiaomi Mi band (fitness tracker) work with Android 4.3? I know it says that it works with 4.4, but I also saw somewhere they said it won't work with 4.2.
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How to have the OS launch applications at startup time?

I am running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on a Samsung Galaxy SIII. I am trying to figure out how to configure applications such a Skype to start up automatically once the system has gone through the ...
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SIP an Android: How does it work, how do I set it up, and how do I use it?

I am running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on a Samsung Galaxy SIII. I've seen various posts on this site and on the Internet concerning SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). I've read a little bit about this ...
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“Low on storage space” But I have 1.7GB free space

I have a Alcatel OneTouch Star, Im running Android Jellybean the phone has 8 or 4GB storage Im not too sure but the low down is when i go into settings and look at how much free space i have it starts ...
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How to use Screen Mirroring. What network protocol does Screen Mirroring use?

I have a Samsung Galaxy SIII (GT-I9300) which supports Screen Mirroring. I would like to use this feature to share my screen with a Samsung Galaxy S Plus (GT-I9001) running Android Gingerbread or with ...
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How to use NFC with RFID tags/chips

When I bought my Samsung Galaxy SIII, there was a big buzz about the new phones on the market supporting NFC (Near-Field Communications). However, given that Blutooth exchange of files and even the ...
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Can I install the Sinhala language without rooting my android device?

I have an Android device which is running Android version 4.3, but when I'm using web browsing, Facebook, Twitter, etc., I can't see any of the content in the Sinhala language. I found out that there ...
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How to stop Recycle Bin from deleting files by default in My Files?

I've installed Omega Droid, which comes with Recycle Bin as a system app - I cannot uninstall it. Normally it doesn't bother me, but when I browse my files in the My Files system app and click a file ...
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can I root my s3 without using computer? [duplicate]

I am using samsung galaxy s3 for a year.now I want to update it. But I have to root before doing this.Can you tell me the process of doing it? I have not tried it because I dont know the correct ...
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Suppress Class 0 Flash SMS, show as notification or redirect to inbox

My mobile operator sends Flash SMS (Class 0) about remaining balance (prepaid) after every SMS, call and data session. The messages are helpful reminders but I really don't like the fact that they ...
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Delete unused apk files from system memory

I own a Xperia M running on Jelly Bean 4.3. I have uninstalled unwanted apps like PicsArt, Cricbuzz, Xperia privilege and so many so on... a long time ago. Now I found the apk files of those apps here ...
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How to make screencasts on Samsung Galaxy SIII?

Is it possible to make a screencast (video) with a Samsung Galaxy SIII? I want to record what the screen looks like as the user interacts with it. I know I can take a screenshot with Home+Power but ...
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How can downgrade Android kitkat to Jelly Bean in Xolo Q1000 opus?

I have Xolo Q1000 opus i have upgraded the android os Jelly Bean to Kitkat. Now my getting network problem. Internet connectivity not possible. Want to downgrade my OS to Jelly bean. Is it possible or ...
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How much does the build number of an Android OS matter?

I have seen several builds on OS 4.3 and 4.4-- what are the key differences? I tried finding documentation on the exact changes, but couldn't find any. I set up two new Nexus 7 tablets (2013) and ...
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Tar.gz not working (Segmentation fault) on ext4 partition

I have a strange problem with tar gz compression. I used to have SD card mounted as a fat32 partition. However, now I changed it so that external sdcard is being mounted under /data/media/0 and is ...
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Alarm is working even when the phone is powered off

I just discovered that if I set the alarm clock and then power off the phone (by holding the power button and then selecting "Power Off") the alarm will still go off when the time comes. Is this ...
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What can be possibly slowing down my phone? [closed]

I currently have a Samsung Galaxy S3. As the title says, the phone has slowed quite a bit. And by a bit I mean a lot. It has gotten to a point where sometimes I cannot even unlock the screen because ...
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HTTPS sites no longer load on my Android after installing cert to truststore

I have a rooted Android 4.3 JellyBean. I was testing something and trying to install the certificate for Charles Proxy so I could sniff some SSL traffic. I was able to push the Charles certificate to ...
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Sony xperia SP doens't sync calendar items from exchange

My collegue has a sony xperia SP bought from an operator with android 4.3 and build 12.1.A.1.207. It has account configured to sync his emails, contacts and calendar from exchange. We have a server ...
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android default launcher 4.3 extreamly buggy. HELP!

I have a karbonn titanium s1 plus and a lot of times, the names of shortcuts like firefox is like ..ox And when I search the contacts the name and number is also like in dots. Even the gallery and ...
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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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using internet on pc to samsung galaxy note 2 phone using data cable [duplicate]

I am using android 4.3 in my mobile samsung galaxy note 2 and i am not using mobile internet. i want to use my internet connection of BSNL for mobile using usb router.please let me know how i can use ...
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Xperia SP v.4.3 Screen darkens & freezes

I've noticed that my Xperia likes to have a 10sec - 40 sec moment of freezing in which the screen darkens & I loose all control of the UI. its very odd & I've never notified with any other ...
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Setting up an HTTPS proxy

I use proxifier to connect to an HTTPS proxy on the PC, what should I do in order to connect similarly on my Android smartphone? My Android version is 4.3, Jelly Bean.
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SDCard permission issue

I have a Samsung S3 which I have installed Cyanogenmod on with a view to carry out some procedures with root permissions. At the minute I am trying to create a .img file of the userdata memory block ...
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different dialer app for different contacts android

I want to set different dialer apps as default for different contacts For e.g. I want to set contact A with Viber as default whereas contact B with phone dialer app. So that I don't have to select the ...
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How to share my Android phone's wifi connection to other phones? [duplicate]

Now there is only one Android phone can connect to wifi AP, now I want to share its wifi connection to other phones, Is it possible? How can I do?
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How to update or remove pre-installed Swiftkey from Alcatel One Touch 2 Mini S

My girlfriend's new smartphone comes with preinstalled Swiftkey 4.1. She installed 5.0 (so she can download her dictionary from cloud), but the old version still exists. How can we uninstall, or ...
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Can not install Plants vs. Zombies 2 on AsusFonetab

I have a AsusFonetab with Android 4.3 installed and 4GB free space but when I try to install Plants vs. Zombies 2 via Google Play, it says that the app is incompatible with my device. How can I ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300) “no network” issue

I bought my phone from a friend and I am the second user. It was rooted and was in modified status (when I checked About->device->status) but working fine and had zero issues. So yesterday I wanted to ...
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4.3 Galaxy S4: how do I prevent keyboard backspace from deleting whole word?

I've just updated my Galaxy S4 (T-Mobile, in case that matters) from 4.2.2 to 4.3. Now when using the keyboard (default settings), if I get to the end of a word -- either strictly on my own or via ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 installed Omega Rom, not detecting the sim

I installed this Omega Rom after downloading from omegadroid.co/download-center/ for my S3 I9300, omega version is v58 - XXUGNB6 now everything is working fine except the calling feature, phone is ...
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Samsung galaxy s3 update installs strange applications

today i updated software to latest, it took around 148 mb to update and when finished, i started getting 4 new apps apps are as below, mytaxi app kaufDA app pizza.de app Bild app wondering why ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 doesn't show SMS notification

I need help with a problem in a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.3. I can't receive SMS notification when a SMS is sent to my mobile phone. Every time I have to open the application to check if ...