The Samsung Galaxy Note II (GT-N7100) is an Android smartphone produced by Samsung and noted for its combination of a large display (5.5" HD Super AMOLED screen) and software optimized for an integral self-storing stylus.

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MAC OSX Heimdall Failed to confirm end of file transfer sequence!

I am getting the error: Failed to confirm end of file transfer sequence!” when using Heimdall on Mac OSx. The error in terminal: Kathryns-MacBook-Pro:~ david$ sudo heimdall flash --RECOVERY ...
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How to access the internal memory if the screen is blacked out?

Dropped my Samsung Note 2, screen is completely black. The phone opens & touch screen seems to be only partly responsive because i can see the white previous & menu icons appear on the lower ...
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wifi turns off even with settings set at keep wifi always on

i have a samsung galaxy note 2. few days back it started turning off the wifi when the screen locked even when the settings are set at keep wifi on always. i have tried restarting , reseting the hard ...
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Unable to successfully root Galaxy Note 2

During reboot after attempting to root phone SuperSu stated no su binary was installed. I can't go into normal recovery with holding down the volume up + power button + home button. Device is Samsung ...
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Wake up to find that proximity sensor is on

Samsung note 2 KitKat 4.4.2 It happens repeatedly for the last few days Before sleep: fully charged, clean all the background apps, turnoff GPS turn on flight mode. The next morning, battery ...
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Unable to Download Kindle Books/Dropbox files

I have a Samsung Note II running Android 4.4.2. I recently rooted it, and after rooting I am unable to download content for certain apps, for example Kindle books or dropbox files. Some other apps ...
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Flash Player not working on Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Android 4.4.2

my problem is that I have an app. It is called SWF Player by Issess. However, it worked well on my old phone, and I recently upgraded to a Galaxy Note 2. Then I began to run into problems. I've not ...
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Note 2 sgh t889 not reading sim card

My note 2 stopped reading sim one day for no reason. It hasn't been dropped hard or been wet. I ordered a sim and sd card reader assembly and replaced it and it didn't fix the problem so i ordered ...
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How to find lost Samsung Galaxy Note 2

I have recently lost my Samsung Note 2. I have tried to track my phablet via android device maneger but it is not tracking my phone nor helping me in other options. I had enabled this software on my ...
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Can't change input language for Samsung Note 2 keyboard after a software update

I have been experiencing this problem for a while now. My keyboard is not working properly: usually I have input languages in Korean and Japanese and English, and I can just slide the space bar and ...
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battery draining problem in samsung galaxy note 2

I've replaced my damaged battery with a new one in my samsung galaxy note 2, but it drains too quickly. After fully charging the battery, when I leave the phone without using it (the screen is ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 doesn't power on after changing Motion Settings

My wife want to use the side to side motion feature on her Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SCH-I605 (Verizon). I allowed the feature, but then her screen dimmed then went off. When I pushed the power button, ...
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Galaxy Note 2 safe procedures for unlocking and installing custom firmwares [duplicate]

I have a Galaxy Note 2 phone (Verizon 506 model, Android 4.1.2 JellyBean, rooted, TWRP, and VRAMJB build) and I want to minimize 'bricking-risk' installing a custom ROM (eg 4.4.2). Are there ...
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Cannot revive Galaxy Note 2: Kies says “This device version cannot be updated”

I have had a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (GT-N7100GSMH) for almost 2 years now. Never rooted it, was always installing all recommended OS upgrades. After the latest one, the phone started rebooting itself ...
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Unable to restore /EFS from backup on galaxy note II

Phone model : SGH-I317M Network : Rogers I made a backup of the /efs folder right after rooting my phone. (Using EFSPro). Since then I have played around with downgrading to android 4.1(downloaded ...
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Which Samsung smartphone models support LTE and are not susceptible to “sudden death syndrome”?

Does anyone know which Samsung smartphone models support LTE and are not susceptible to "sudden death syndrome"? Thank you.
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How to remove sleep screen from Galaxy family?

I have a Note2 and there is this annoying screen that turns my screen on just to show some purple bubbles, the clock and number of calls and messages. After a feel seconds it turns off again. I ...
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Google voice search crashing

The Google voice search crashes after detecting the keyword ok google. If, I tap on the mike button in the search app and do voice search, it works. What could be the reason behind this app-crash? ...
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Galaxy Note II slow due to lack of memory? [duplicate]

I have a Galaxy Note II and it's too slow due to low memory, I bought a 16 GB memory card and it still is slow, what to do?
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“USB Debugging” mode not visible, Samsung Galaxy Note II

resolved (see below) The only options I see are "Media device (MTP)" and "Camera (PTP)", I can browse the phone files and download images from the camera directory, so the USB plug and cable are ...
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Serious doubt regarding rooting my Samsung Galaxy Note II [duplicate]

I went through some tutorials for rooting my Note II(GT-N7100-International version), and i could find people saying that bootloader unlocking is needed. I am not sure what bootloader unlocking is. ...
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Complications with the Galaxy note 2

I have been asked by a friend to have a look at his mobile, it's the Note 2 (N7100). Symptoms Phone being unable to connect to any discovered network and Super User being present on the phone as ...
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How do you SIM-unlock the SGH-I317 (AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2) on Jelly Bean 4.1.2?

I have looked all over the internet, and a lot of the download links and information has gone stale, or is incorrect. I wanted to standardize it here for other people.
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Problems since 4.4.2 OTA - Verizon Wireless Note 2

Background: I was previously rooted and even after disabling root I could not do the OTA (it kept giving me a status error 7). After researching I decided to use ODIN to try and restore to a stock ...
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conect to external display [duplicate]

my problem is that I broke my galaxy note 2 display(completely broken). I would like to connect my phone to PC via USB so I would be able to display my screen and interact with mouse. is this possible ...
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Format 64Gb SD without cardreader

I've installed CM11 on my Sprint Note II, and that thing suddenly won't recognize my external 64Gb SD (whereas stock ROM used to). I've googled - seems I need to fix the partition. I've tried ...
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T0lte model number

This could be obvious I have a Note 2 and the Model number in the phone is the CyanogenMod T0lte. When I got the phone it already had a custom Rom so I never go to see the original modle number. With ...
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Note2 Update to 4.4

I linked my phone Samsung note2 with my PC , I find there is a new Update for the phone. the problem kies don't tell me wich version is avaible. I want to update my phone directly to kitkat 4.4 ...
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Manually edit the bluetooth pairing list, phone keeps overwriting it with old list. How to stop that?

I have an Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and I wanted to connect my phone to an old HTC Rhyme docking station via bluetooth so I can use the speakers in it. I have all the data needed for the connection (ID, ...
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Android Can't Merge Big Files

Kindly I faced a problem when I download a HD vid from youtube using app ( tubemate ) after that download finished there is a merging file problem and error appeared ( file too large ) for merging and ...
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Samsung Note 2 input language selector problem (Android 4.3)

I have a strange problem for about a week. I have 3 input languages enabled on my smartphone (EN, RU, DE). To switch between them, I usually could slide the space-bar of the on-screen keyboard to the ...
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Is CyanogenMod Installer compatible with my Note 2 after updating it to Android 4.3?

Can I install CyanogenMod on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 after I updated it to Android 4.3? Will knox interfere? How can install it using the installer of CyanogenMod or with the conventional way?
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can i get my sprint s3 flashed to boost mobile or verizon prepaid?

Wanting to know if anyone can flash my sprint s3 s4 note2 to verizon prepaid or boost mobiles unlimited plan?
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Remove KNOX from a pre-installed Samsung Galaxy Note II

How should one remove KNOX from a pre-installed Samsung Galaxy Note II or similar? As I understand it, Samsung's official instructions for removing KNOX do not even remove the KNOX installer, but ...
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Samsung galaxy note 2 android 4.3 problems

Is there a solution for the battery drain problem that the note 2 suffers after the 4.3 update? In my case the drain is most noticeable when the wifi is on. When its off battery lasts a good while ...
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Very high mobile data usage reported by carrier, no evidence in phone

My phone is a galaxy Note II, I found out yesterday that I breached the 5 GB limit of data usage for the month when the carrier completely cut my data connections. I went to check the reported usage ...
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CM 11 Link volumes when toggling through (Silent, Vibrate, Noise)

I have a question about CM 11 volumes. I have a Sprint Galaxy Note II, running cm-11-20140226-NIGHTLY, and this is referring to the volume toggle that you can add when you pull down the right side of ...
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Samsung Note 2 slow down

I find my note 2 is getting slower and slower after using it for 1 year. Is there anything I can do to make my phone run normally/faster. It looks like the memory is approaching to the max usage. Is ...
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root android device without USB debugging

Is it possible to root a galaxy note 2 locked with a pattern screen lock? I am locked out of my phone . I thought if I can root the device then i would be able to remove screen lock through admin mode ...
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Disable Touch Input Tracking Bubble on 4.4.2 CM 11

About a week ago my Samsung Note II started tracking all touch input with a bubble. It acts sort of like mouse trails, although there is only one bubble. I don't remember turning this feature on, and ...
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Note 2 update problems

Hi I got my note 2 from Kuwait. I am currently working in India. The last update I did on my note 2 was android 4.1.2 . Now when I check for OTA updates for my note 2, it shows that latest updates ...
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Sync saved wifi passwords from defected mobile

I had an accident few days ago and broke the screen of my Samsung Galaxy Note 2, everything in it is working fine, even the touching system is working fine as well, but I want to retrive the saved ...
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How can I restore the entire backup of my Samsung Note created with Kies 2.6 to my replacement Note 2 that will only talk to Kies 3?

I have used the Restore files backed up with a previous version of Kies button but only some of my contacts I have both Kies 2.6 & 3 installed on the same laptop, but no longer have my original ...
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Note 2 Contacts app

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Contacts app has started to lag after updating to Android Jelly Bean 4.3. What can be the reason behind this lag?
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Where is the temp file of recorder in Android?

Galaxy Note2 4.3 Samsung firmware. Recording for 1 hour with the highest quality, accidentally pressed "back" button, nothing saved. Usually the file would be saved automatically even if "back" is ...
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scheduled message feature removed?

I've upgraded my Galaxy Note II to Android 4.3 and if I open the menu when writing an SMS there is no scheduled message option anymore. Where is it gone?
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How to restore files on storage that was protected by Vault app?

My vault is not showing encrypted data; internal storage is full like 10gb but internally entering to it shows 2gb of data ..
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Where is the scheduled message option?

I've upgraded my Galaxy Note II to Android 4.3 and if I open the menu when writing an SMS there is no scheduled message option anymore. Where is it gone?
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Why are my messages hidden under the keyboard in the Hangouts app?

Whenever I respond to an SMS or a gTalk/Hangouts message, it is hidden under the keyboard. Afterwards, if whomever I am talking with responds, their message is hidden further below. This is causing me ...
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Galaxy Note 2: connectivity problems

How can I make all my net using applications to work again in my Galaxy Note 2? My play store display no connection-retry Chrome says check proxy sensor Maps says check your data connection can't ...