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Apps force close on a Galaxy Ace GT-S5830i

Every app I use needs to be forced closed after less than 5 minutes. Even apps I haven't even opened [before]. I've turned off my phone and restarted it multiple times and nothing seems to work. Does ...
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How can I permanently disable USB debugging mode?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace and I've encountered a strange issue. When I was connecting my mobile to the PC I unchecked the box for "USB debugging mode" and did my work without issue. However, after ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace - HID Bluetooth Keyboard Connection?

I'm a newly arrived escapee from the iPhone Empire - I just got a Galaxy Ace and it seems better in all respects except one very important one for me... I used to use my iPhone to write / take notes ...
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Can't root Galaxy 5830i

A year ago I bought a Galaxy ACE GT-5830i which came with Gingerbread 2.3.6, recently I wanted to root it, I tried following the instructions in Root,Unroot,CWM,and how to Flash Galaxy Ace S5830i, ...
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on my Samsung Galaxy Ace, the What's App notification will not clear even though I have read all my messages

I have a what's app notification in the top left corner of my phone that won't clear even after I read my what's app messages. Therefore it is a useless notification and I am not able to tell when I ...
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Can't surf from PC when using Android as hotspot

I turned on mobile data and hotspot in my Samsung Galaxy Ace (On a Philippine carrier called "Globe"). I can surf websites just fine directly on Android. Now, I connect my PC to Android's hotspot, it ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 neither goes into Download Mode nor RAM Dump Mode

My Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 has just “hung” during the start-up screen with the white text “Samsung www.samsung.com" on a black background. I have tried to restart it and to take the battery out / ...
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Skipping audio track using headphones

I have Samsung Galaxy Ace. I listen to music using headphones. If I press button on headphones, it pauses/plays music. It is really annoying that I need to take phone out of my pocket, unlock the ...
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Why Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830i shows only a battery icon instead of booting?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830i smartphone I got from a friend some months ago. It had basically no issues, but today morning when I attempted to turn on (it was charged almost all night), what ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 - Google Play Store Installing

I hava Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 and my Android version is 2.2.1 I have not Google Play app on my phone. Can I install Google Play app with this specifications. If not how can do it? I just do not ...
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Galaxy Ace turn on problem after flashing custom ROM

I rooted my phone and tried to use a custom ROM, but I forgot to back up all the data etc using clockwork recovery. Then I reset everything, instalLed the custom ROM -- and now it won't turn on. It ...
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Downgrade Galaxy Ace to stock rom without Odin

I' install the CM7.2 on it using the CWM v5.0.2.6 Well now I'd like to retun to stock rom I found that I cannot connect my phone to the computer(I have a damaged micro usb on the phone) to use Odin ...
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Applications not installed but still taking up phone memory

I have Samsung Galaxy Ace, rooted. Today, I tried to install an application. It didn't install, but my phone memory reduced by around 10mb. Again, I tried to install another app, and the memory ...
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Can't boot Samsung galaxy ace GT-S5830i Failed to mount /system (Invalid argument)

I can't boot my Samsung galaxy ace GT-S5830I after I tried to flash a custom rom built for the GT-S5830, if I try and boot into Recovery I get the following errors: -- Applying Multi-CSC -- E: failed ...
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Phone restarting again and again

I am having samsung galaxy ace GT-s5830i. The phone is restarting again and again after installing a game from 4shared.com.please help me out. Phone is rooted one.
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SD card not detected after re-partitioning it, FAT32 + EXT4

I followed the steps here to add an EXT4 partition on my 8gb sd card: http://www.addictivetips.com/mobile/properly-partition-sd-card-for-app2sd-android-roms/ Now I have 6.xGB FAT32 as the primary ...
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How to tell current frequency band?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace, with quad-band I believe. It is possible to see the current connection network type, e.g. UMTS, EDGE, etc, by going to Settings -> About Phone -> Status. But it does not ...
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Boot looping Galaxy Ace GT-S5830i

I sent my broken phone to repairs, and they lost it. So I'm awaiting a replacement and in the meantime, I have a bog-standard non-smart phone. My mum very kindly said I could borrow her Samsung Galaxy ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace and Kies 2

A friend of mine has a Samsung Galaxy Ace. He had Kies 2.x installed on his Win 8.1 PC and everything was working fine until he uninstalled Kies and installed Kies 3.x to connect his wife's newer ...
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Second partition can't be mounted (link2sd)

I'm trying to partition my external SD card (32GB SDHC), so I can link application to the second partition with link2sd. Now the problem is that, no matter what filesystem I use, link2sd can't create ...
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How to hard-reset samsung galaxy ace

I am trying to reset the phone, and when I reach the Android menu, I have a yellow alert at the bottom: can't access to /system/csr/PTR/system Any ideas what should I do? Thanks :)
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Vibration- Samsung Galaxy Ace

Can anyone guide me or advise on how to disable the in-built vibration for holding down on the screen whilst copy/paste to the clipboard? Have searched in Settings and cannot find it.
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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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Cannot connect google account to Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus S7500

I am helping my girlfriend to connect her Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus S7500 with a new android account. We set the phone to factory settings and are now trying to connect a(!) google account to the ...
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Reinstall OS on GT-S5830i

Is it possible to re-install the OS (Android 2.3.6) on to my GT-S5830i? If yes, how can I get that done?
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How to use Wifi re-installation code?

I've a Samsung Galaxy Ace but my Wifi is always not in range. Google Helps state: Use WiFi driver re-installation Code *#*#526#*#*...Reinstall the firmware for Wifi. Try it on other Routers as ...
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Where can I find Google Play services?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace and when I try to use my apps, it says "This app won't run without Google Play services, which are missing from your phone". Where can I find those Google Play Services as ...
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hangouts and play services

All my friends are chatting over hangouts and I feel left out. So I installed hangouts to be a part of their chats. I love hangouts on the computer and was super excited about getting it on my phone ...
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Link2SD working issues

I have installed the Link2SD application on my Samsung Galaxy Ace, everything is in place, now I dont understand how it works. I have allotted 1GB of space to my second ext3 partition, I have 2 ...
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Play Store gone from my Cyanogenmod 7 Galaxy Ace. How can I get it back?

Recently, the play store went missing from my apps list. I have tried reinstalling it from the apk file but the apk installation tells me I am out of space. I have deleted all my apps and have 80mb of ...
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Market App crashes on Samsung Galaxy Ace

i have samsung galaxy ace, yesterday i rooted my phone and installed the link2sd application, everything was fine, today when i tried to install an application using market, the market just crashes ...
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Dropbox export folder to SD card?

Is it possible to download a folder (or at least download multiple files at once) from Dropbox to SD card? I do not seem to have the export option when selecting folders Note the "Share" option ...
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People cannot hear me after 2 new Samsung Galaxy Ace + 4.42 Android

People cannot hear me on my Samsung Galaxy Ace lite with KitKat. This is my second new phone. I have service with Puretalk and I have been happy with the service for 3 years.Then in Jan. people say my ...
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Conversation breaks in ACE style an returns

I have samsung ace style with android 4.4.4. While a conversation is in progress , the talk from other party breaks for few secs and returns. some times the call has to be terminated and dialed again ...
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How to clean the voice mail in the notification screen?

How to clear the notification screen, without listening to the voice mail? The phone is Galaxy Ace GT.
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Cannot run apps which require specific Android version on Samsung Galaxy Ace (JellyBlast ROM)

I have Samsung Galaxy Ace (GT-S5830i) and I just updated it to Android 4.1.1 using JellyBlast custom ROM. However, apps that require Android 2.3.6 or more still don't work. It just says "Damaged ...
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Will a higher class SD card reduce the risk of crashing my Galaxy Ace?

I was using my class 4 32GB SD card in my Samsung Galaxy Ace quite happily until I filled it up to a certain point (which point, exactly I'm afraid I can't find out and don't know). Once the SD card ...
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Want to add Persian and Arabic on Samsung Galaxy Phone running Gingerbread OS

Peace be on you All... Dear all... I wan't to Add Persian and Arabic suppport on my Samsung Galaxy Ace having Gingerbread OS, All of my applications running in these languages show broken texts and ...
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Mobile network won't connect

Service in area, but can't get data connection and no icon showing on phone. Have service on other phones but S5830 not working
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How to get my original ROM working again?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830L and I a few days ago downloaded and installed a custom ROM 4.2.2 the name of the file is (cm-10.1-20130503-NIGHTLY-cooper), It worked good at first, but then the ...
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adding email account to samsung galaxy

I have a samsung galaxy and want to add an email address. In settings/accounts and sync/add account I dont have an email option - only microsoft exchange Activesync. Can anyone help?
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hen and egg problem with insufficient memory space

My samsung galaxy ace doesn't let me instal the new whats app version due to less space. I have not a lot of apps, only 22 pictures, no videos, no music, no games... Nd it says there are 32 mb free ...
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How to force software update on Android 2.3.4 model GT-S5830D Galaxy Ace

According to what I've read on line, it should be Setting -> About Phone -> Software Update, but in the About Phone section I don't have that option. Just Status, Battery use, Legal information, ...
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does samsung galaxy ace support otg? [duplicate]

I currently own a Sony z1 and had not hqve any troubles with an otg storage device. But I coulndt make the same storage device this to work with my galaxy ace. ROOTED Version 2.3.6 I have so far ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace not detected AT ALL on Windows 8 Pro

Here is the exact same problem but with a different phone: Unable to connect Galaxy S3 to PC via USB This is not the standard device on recognized ordeal but a device is not even being detected at ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace doesn't see sdcard

My Galaxy Ace was working fine until this morning. it's now failing to read any sdcard. I have tried factory reset but still it doesn't recognize the sdcard.
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Making use of the 2nd Partition on SD card (Link2SD)?

I don't know if I am just being stupid here or if I have infact gone wrong somewhere. Basically. I followed the usual steps for using an SD card as App storage. Connected 2GB Micro SD via a Card ...
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How do I save images from google search on my Galaxy Ace (Android Version:2.2.1)

When I want to search for an image and I get the image results, I do not see a download option when I select a particular image (although the URL is of a .jpg file) Is there an app for that or some ...
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I have lost my Samsung Galaxy Ace

2 days ago, I misplaced my Samsung Galaxy Ace in my room. I had woken up (It charged the whole night so it had 100% charge), and put it somewhere in my room. The thing is, I think I turned it off. ...
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Wi-Fi doesn't stay connected

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace running Android 2.3.6. The problem is that when I'm in the middle of internet browsing, I completely lose my Wi-Fi signal. I've tried a factory reset which didn't help, ...