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What's the purpose of Strobe frequency adjustment in Torch?

I have the Torch app by default in Cyanogenmod. I was wondering what's the purpose of Strobe frequency adjustment? I tried to play around with it and I couldn't tell what difference does it make.
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Constant USB tethering leading to charging issues [duplicate]

I have to run Samsung Galaxy Ace internet via USB tether. Will constant use overcharge my mobile and can this lead to problems? Wi-fi is not currently an option.
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support of Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean CM10 ROM on Samsung Galaxy Ace s5830

Is possible to update with this jelly bean version? I have updated my phone with this jelly bean version and when i am rebooting it then it is showing only samsung start screen. I don't get further ...
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About Extracting & Replacing files in a Custom ROM

Custom ROM's come in as a .zip file. Is it good to extract those and add a few apps like Settings.apk(replacing), MMS.apk (replacing) with the existing one? Doing so and after that compressing it back ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace wont charge

Hello my wife has the galaxy ace gt s5830 but for some reason it wont charge either off the original charger, or blackberry charger, neither off the usb in the laptop will it charge, if i take the ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace keeps updating Samsung app store

I recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Ace and tried to get onto the Samsung application store on the phone. It said that there was an update for the application so I downloaded it and tried to get ...
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Blue band on screen of Galaxy ACE Android

I have a blue band across the middle of my Galaxy Ace 55830i Gingerbread.XXLD3 phone and cannot find out why. I have tried to check if it is a video still playing or something streaming but I have ...
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Clearing Notifications/Downloads

Recently bought the Samsung Galaxy Ace and I'm having issues removing the notifications of a download that claims it is still in process, and notifications about messages that are not sent... Any ...
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USB connection problem with Galaxy Ace

My Galaxy Ace doesn't get recognized by my HP laptop with USB connection. When I tried to connect it with my friend's cable on his Dell laptop, it notified CONNECTION UNSUCCESSFUL - NO DRIVER FOUND. ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace: will it charge me to connect to home wifi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible for my mobile carrier to track my wifi usage and bill me accordingly? I want to get a prepaid galaxy ace because i can't afford to be paying a plan. Will ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace locks automatically when clock application is selected

Got my Samsung Galaxy Ace a few days ago. Been working properly till yesterday when something strange started happening. Whenever I select the Clock application, the application starts, I see my clock ...
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Why does Samsung Kies say that my device does not support software upgrading via kies?

I bought a Galaxy Ace. It initially came with: Gingerbread 2.3.3 Build is GINGERBREAD.XWPKY, for regions France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, UK Unrooted With that, let me ...
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How to install stock app on custom rom?

I flashed a custom rom but I didn't like it's default Contacts app (I prefer the stock app). How can I install the stock Contacts app in a custom rom? BTW the ROM I have is CM7-APOCALYPSE-FINAL
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My Samsung Galaxy Ace does not start after installing CM10?

I have upgrade the Galaxy Ace S5830 android 2.3.6 to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean via CyanogenMod 10 but i can forget Create a NANDroid backup and after compliting installation mobile not stared. so how ...
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Internet Connection disabled automatically on Samsung Galaxy Ace

I am using Internet on my phone using packet data connection since many months. From few days I am facing a very weird problem. My phone stops showing the Edge symbol after sometime. When I switch Off ...
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Why does Wifi show an error whenever I try to reconnect (Galaxy Ace)?

I'm using a Galaxy Ace. When I turn off WiFi and try to turn it on again it shows an error. I need to restart my device for it to work. Any ideas?
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SMS gone after “failed” boot due to low battery

My phone has very low battery. I powered it up and during the boot process it shuts off probably due to having no more battery. Now I plugin the charger then I check my SMS, they're all gone. I've ...
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Does build number matter when rooting phone?

I want to root a Galaxy Ace S5830, Android 2.3.6 Build Number GINGERBREAD.DXKT5. I've seen some tutorials that says specific build numbers while some says nothing specific. Does build number matter ...
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How to upgrade Android on the Samsung Galaxy Ace

I have an Samsung Galaxy Ace that came preinstalled with Android v2.3.4 (Gingerbread I believe) I've searched the internet everywhere and couldn't find a way to do so that gave clear instructions on ...
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How can I move apps to SD on my Samsung Galaxy Ace?

I want to move some apps to my SD card, and from Googling around I found that it's possible to do this if the device is rooted. How can I root my Samsung Galaxy Ace?
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Galaxy ace camera app does not open and shows warning: ErrorMessageHandler.handleMessage(-1) [closed]

After dropping device in water, I am trying to open my galaxy ace camera app, but it doesn't open. rather than it shows a warning message: Warning: camera failed ...
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No root permission after installation of ClockworkModRecovery kernel

My smartphone is the Samsung Galaxy Ace 5380 running Android 2.3.6 and I want to flush it with the CyanogenMod 7.2 I'm performing the steps from this guide: ...
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How do I reset the fade effect on ICS?

I recently installed ICS on my Samsung Galaxy Ace and I have accidentally enabled the fade effect throughout the phone, but now I cannot find the setting that I changed. I don't want to perform a ...
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SD Card fills up with GPS/*.txt files

My Galaxy ACE SD card fills up with .txt files in the GPS folder when the GPS is on. I often run out of space. This doesn't happen with my other Android phones. How can I diagnose and fix this?
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Headphone music controls not working correctly

I recently purchased a set of earphones (HTC RC E160) with music controls (next, play/pause, previous buttons). Strangely, they do not appear to work on my Samsung Galaxy Ace. The play/pause button ...
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How can I set a new app as my default launcher on a Galaxy Ace?

I downloaded a launcher app on my Samsung Galaxy Ace (iPhone Locker; actually its a locker app but it pretends to be a launcher). Now when I press the Home button, the list of launcher apps pops up. ...
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Disable auto formatting of period in SMS?

When I type a domain like example.com, Android automatically formats it like this example. Com Is there a way to disable this?
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Swedish language on my Android (Samsung Galaxy Ace)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a new language? Just bought Samsung Galaxy Ace! I love it but the only thing I haven't been able to figure out yet is if and how can I have a language that ...
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S2E/Link2SD and all other apps get corrupted?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace powered by the official CyanogenMod. I don't know what caused this issue but it has happened twice already. Once on Link2SD, the other while using S2E. And on both times: ...
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How to limit cache of internet browsers?

I use the default browser as well Opera Mini. I can't seem to find any setting to limit the cache to a certain amount (in MB for example). They eat up disk space quickly. Anyone knows if it's ...
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How can I save notes taken in the Galaxy Ace's Notes 2.0 application to restore after a system reset?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 running 2.3.3 and I took a lot of notes in the default Notes 2.0 application. I want to reset the system and I need to back them up somehow before I perform the ...
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How can I upgrade to the latest Android version? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS in my device? I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace and would like to upgrade to Android 4. How can I do that?
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How can I get Google apps to work on my Samung Galaxy Ace?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace (gt s5830), Android 2.3 OS, that I have rooted recently. The problem I'm having is that I am unable to run any Google apps on my phone. I have tried the Google Play app, ...
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Dim the back light to low battery level

Even when I set the backlight onto its dimmest, it is still very bright when using it in the dark. However, when you have low battery it appears even dimmer, so I know it is possible to get it to that ...
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Sub keys always lit

By sub keys I mean the two keys next to the home button on my Galaxy Ace. Even when the screen is off they are still lit up. Other than that the screen being off acts as normal. So my question is: Is ...
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Not sure if Kernel Version correct

I recently updated my Samsung GT-S5830 to Gingerbread via Kies. After the update my phone is displaying the kernel version as 2.6.35.7-perf-CL5XXXXX root@DELL 142 #1. The Xs are some 5 digit number. ...
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WIFI gets disconnected once the device sleeps [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I keep my wi-fi on in sleep mode i have samsung galaxy ace, i have created an adhoc network on my laptop and connected through WI-FI on my samsung phone, now the ...
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Is it possible to connect Samsung Galaxy Ace with USB but without Kies?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace and my problem is that I am unable to connect the USB to my PC, without starting Kies software. Is it possible that I can connect my Ace to my Laptop without using Kies, ...
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Network operator says “Registered on network” but Why can't I connect to the internet?

Good afternoon all, I was originally using a GSM iPhone and I've switched to an android Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830L. I've got some problems connecting to the internet and was wondering if someone could ...
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Media volume issues

I've a Samsung Galaxy i551 with Android 2.2, not rooted and with stock rom. I'm having two volume issues (don't know if they have anything to do with each other): When using the external speacker, ...
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Are Android OS updates region specific?

Well, I have a Galaxy Ace with 2.3.3, build XWKPY and Samsung Kies doesn't show an update to 2.3.4 yet. I'm thinking of manually updating it through Odin and I need to know if I can just download any ...
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How do I configure File Expert's Web Sharing feature?

I recently installed File Expert on my Samsung Galaxy Ace and I'm not sure how to configure its Web Sharing feature. I clicked on Share My Contents->Start Share Via Web which gave me the URL, ...
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Not able to upgrade my galaxy ace through kies

When i connect my ace through kies the update starts, it downloads the firmware from the internet and then it shows "preparing firmware upgrade components" and it stuck their as it is, nothing changed ...
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My phone vibrates 2 times, as some application crashes inside or background

I have Samsung Galaxy Ace running Froyo. While writing text, installing/removing app or doing any kind of play. My phone vibrates 2 times. Where as I am not using vibration for any event. You have ...
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Application to switch among multiple running applications

I have Samsung galaxy ace with android 2.2 mobile. Is there any way or any application so i can run many applications simultaneously and i can switch among them? Why do i need this. When i surf ...
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How to retrieve a system file of Android?

I ve deleted the file "fw_bcm4329.bin" from the root of the SD card, right now I cannot connect by my pc with the tethering of android. Anyone knows how to retrieve this file? I have a Samsung ...
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Is it OK to leave my Samsung Galaxy Ace charging all the time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does constant charging harm my cellphone? Hello! I have the Samsung Galaxy Ace but the battery life is a bit of a problem for me. Can I leave it plugged in ie. charging ...