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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samsung note 2 data recovery

My Samsung note 2 is stuck in a boot loop, I know it can be easily fixed by factory reset, but is there anyway I can get my pictures off of the phone? I'm not fussed about the phone, just the ...
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How does 'Android Lost' application work?

its very urgent and important for me. Lost my android device. Now I have come to know that its being used and is online. By checking the Android Robot symbol in my friends chat list meaning, that my ...
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Microsoft Exchange Active Sync issue when roaming

I bought new Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Last week I went to a different state ( roaming). During roaming my office outlook mail is not syncing. Whole purpose of having Email on phone is gone. I don't ...
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how to get my note 2 acting right?

My USB port broke. I have the sch1605 The developer edition. I removed the one in my other damaged phone (also a note 2, but silver edition) parts and process went back together no prob. Plugged up, ...
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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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Note 2 not registered on Network

I am facing this issue since I update my phone firmware through Samsung kies PC suit. I went to the Samsung service center for the solution but they puts up their hands and said they are not getting ...
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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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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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KitKat update not available on Korean Galaxy Note II [duplicate]

My Samsung Galaxy Note II is of Android 4.1.1.1 Jelly Bean of Korea . I tried to do system updates but it shows that "Your system is already updated". How can I update my mobile? I tried to surf on ...
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Can I leave my note 2 charging? [duplicate]

The guy I bought my phone off of said there was a problem with the note 2, where i should not leave my phone plugged in all the time becuase the battery could overheat of whatever.. So I dont have it ...
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creating new folder hangs current window on pc?

As all of you might know the galaxy note 2 (n7100) doesn't provide the usb mass storage option when connecting to pc. It connects to the pc as a media storage or camera storage option. Upon clicking ...
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Custom keyboard shortcuts for Android

I am trying to create some custom shortcuts for often-used words/phrases using the built in dictionary, but have run into a roadblock. I'm trying to follow the instructions in this blog post, ...
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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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In-call volume too loud - Galaxy Note II

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Note II and in-call volume is too loud. The volume bar doesn't go all the way down, there are probably three more levels left. Any suggestions?
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Issues with the TouchWiz music app on my Galaxy Note 2

I've recently received a Galaxy Note II, and am still in the phase of getting to know Android and Touchwiz. I've managed to sync some music onto it with iSyncr, but am having some problems playing it. ...
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What is the baseband and do i need to update mine?

I have a Samsung galaxy note which I've rooted and installed Cyanogenmod. I've always been using Cyanogenmod and always used the inbuilt updater. My radio has been giving me trouble. For example I ...
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Video playback and recording issues on Galaxy Note 2, CM 10.1.3-i605

Over the past few weeks, I've been experiencing video playback issues, with videos that I recorded with the phone. I tried a few gallery apps, and all of them display a "video cannot be played" error. ...
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Black prompt screen

How do 8 get rid of prompt black screen on my homepage of my galaxy note II? It appeared after my phone rebooted by itself several times an I don't know how to get rid of it. It is just a black ...
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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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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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How to access the internal memory if the screen is blacked out?

I dropped my Samsung Note 2, and the screen is now completely black. The phone opens & touch the screen seems to be only partly responsive because I can see the white previous & menu icons ...
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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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Missing voicemail and SMS notifications

Device: Galaxy Note 2 Android: 4.1.2 I am not getting message notifications when a voicemail is in my messagebank and when I receive an SMS.
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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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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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Why doesn't Clockworkmod let me restore my backups on my Sprint Galaxy Note 2?

I made a backup with Clockworkmod and now when I go to restore it it just says no files found. I have tried moving the backup into different folders on the SDcard like sdcard/0 and sdcard/0/0 and it ...
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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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Names not shown from number anymore

All of a sudden, half-way using whatsapp, the names are not shown anymore. Instead I can only see the number. I went to my contact list and checked. Most of my contacts appeared to be shown in email ...
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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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How to type and handwrite Japanese on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100?

By default there is no Japanese input in Samsung keyboard. I know there is a plugin called Multiling with it's HanWriting plugin but it only supports 1 letter by time. Is there a way to handwrite ...
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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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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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How to change the way joined contacts are displayed

I have several accounts synchronized on my galaxy S3 (google, google+, skype, facebook, linkedin) and I grouped the same contacts from various accounts into one. How can I modify the way this merged ...
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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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How to enable USB debug on Note 2?

No matter what setting I change, my Samsung Note 2 is always entering "USB media mode" instead of "debug mode". I have the USB debug option set and the Google USB driver from the SDK installed, but ...
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How can I transfer photos on Samsung galaxy note 2 to computer?

How can I transfer photos on Samsung galaxy note 2 to computer? I'd like use my new note 2 cell phone to take photos, So I want to backup all the pictures to the computer. I can't do this easily since ...
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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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Why is device not showing the phone signal bars anymore?

It's been happening for a while now but I've just gotten around to posting this issue. I'm running Cyanogenmod 10.1 on my Galaxy Note 2 but one fine day, it stopped showing me the signal bars. I've ...
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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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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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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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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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How to keep screen OFF while charging (S3 and Note 2)

Don't know if all the Galaxy phones have this behaviour, but it sure is annoying. I like to keep my phone plugged in until I need it, as there is no harm done. The battery won't get "overcharged" or ...
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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?