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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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HSDPA/3G not working and Power off when plugged to charger

I am not sure whether anyone has this issue before. My phone is: Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830. From today morning onwards, 3G or HSDPA not working in my phone. When I plugged the phone to the charger ...
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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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Google Play Store on a Samsung Galaxy Ace missing

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace with Android 2.3.4. The phone came with Samsung App Store not the Google market. I would like to install the Google market or Google Play as there is a better selection of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Speaker not working

My phone has been working fine but since a few days ago I noticed that the speaker doesn't work on SMS notifications and music. In order for it to work, I must insert and remove headset jack. But when ...
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Does Samsung Galaxy Ace store location metadata?

Can the Galaxy Ace (the first model) camera store the location data of where photos are taken? I have been told that it isn't sophisticated enough. Is that true? Also, does Kik Messenger remove ...
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link2sd not linking properly

I have a galaxy ace s5830i .I have done rooting and linking the sdcard after partitioning .But in the beginning it was working fine from few days back when i downloaded apps and link it to the (ext2) ...
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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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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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Recieved an SMS that deleted all my SMS

A weird thing happened to me today. I received an SMS and upon opening it from the notification bar on top, my SMS are all gone. I didn't even get to read the message. I have my SMS backed-up from a ...
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Samsung Galaxy ace GT S5830i can't receive calls while using internet browser

My Samsung Galaxy ace GT S58350i can't receive phone calls while I am using my internet browser. How can I solve this problem ?
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“install zip from sd card” missing on Samsung Ace

When I go into the recovery mode I am missing the option "install zip from sd card". I have installed the Android 2.3.6 DDKQ8 Fimware (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7L_w-MNxAzE). How can I get this ...
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Hide the Favorites Tray from a specific home screen

At the bottom of my main home screen, I have the Favorites Tray with the default icons (Call, Contacts, Messages and Menu). This Favorites Tray was only visible on my main home screen, but now it ...
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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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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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Samsung Galaxy Ace - Sim card detection

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace android 2.3.7 with cyanogen mod-7-20130301-nightly-cooper version. It is not detecting the SIM card. Is it a problem due to Cyanogen mod or something else?
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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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Updating Unsuccessful, but Phone memory reduced

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i rooted smartphone. I tried to update to the latest firmware update by the default update option in setting menu and it started downloading update file of 26MB. Now ...
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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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Frozen screen on Samsung Galaxy Ace

While downloading photos, my Samsung Galaxy Ace screen froze with a picture of a phone, a yellow triangle, and a computer. I have turned it off, removed the battery, replaced the battery, and turned ...
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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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Can I restore Samsung Home

I have accidentally disabled Samsung Home (process.com.sec.android.app.twlauncher) from my Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830. Now apps won't open so I can't access settings etc to try to rectify this. How ...
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Headset works on music but not on call

I have a weird problem. My headset works with music, but not with calls. The headset icon shows, but the sound still comes from the phone (instead of the headset) when I make a call. Music works fine ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I can't delete medias on my Samsung Galaxy Ace

I have been trying to delete pictures & some videos on my phone(samsung galaxy ace{GT S5830}) but they keep on coming back. I tried using laptop to delete those in my SD card but when i insert it ...
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Change splashscreen galaxy ace GT-S5830

I saw a video on youtube where a guy changed the splash screen on a rooted s2. I would like to achieve this on my ace it is rooted and running a custom rom. Could anybody help me out doing this what ...
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samsung galaxy ace restarting over and over again

There's my phone which restarts over and over again ,reaching the state before the pin code is asked. Any ideas on how to fix it?
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Samsung Galaxy Ace Internet Connection Problems

My mother owns a Samsung Galaxy Ace(GT-S5830) mobile phone and we have a wireless modem from Airties with model number Air5343 broadcasting its SSID. The wireless works fine with all devices except ...
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Wi-Fi Connection Problems with Samsung Galaxy Ace

My Samsung Galaxy Ace has problems with its Wi-fi connection. It's very weird because it shows that its connected to a network but i still cannot connect to the internet. Can someone please help me ...
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Galaxy Ace Problem booting in Recovery and Download Mode

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830. I want to install CWM and then flash a custom rom. When I try to boot into recovery it says RamDump etc. When I boot in Download it starts normally and says ...
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Apps that use video. error video cannot be played

I Have downloaded some applications that have video backgrounds instead of images. these games seem to play the locked levels videos fine although they are distorted since they are locked but as soon ...
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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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Why does my phone disconnect when I answer a call from an “unknown number”?

My Samsung S5830 disconnects whenever I try to pick up a call from my doctor's surgery, as the number comes up Unknown. What could be the reason for this? And how can I change it?
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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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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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My phone restarts after I connect it to the computer

I was wondering if anyone can tell me why my Samsung Galaxy Ace (gingerbread 2.3.6) restarts after I've connected it to my laptop using a USB cable. Is it the android system, the phone, etc??? ...
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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, ...