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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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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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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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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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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Galaxy Note 2 is not recognized by PC

I flashed the official KitKat ROM from Samsung onto my rooted Galaxy Note 2 (GTN-7100) via Odin. It turns out that Odin performed a bootloader upgrade to FND3. Since then, no matter what Android ...
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Bluetooth issues on note 2 when paired to speaker

Problem : After pairing Galaxy note 2 (Android 4.4.2) with my Bluetooth speaker ( Jbl flip 2) i get a lot of fluctuation in sound while playing any song. Even when i slightly move the device or the ...
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how can I auto connect to open wifi?

I have Galaxy Note2. Is there a way to tell it to auto connect to open wifi when availble? Whitout me needing to scan and choose open wifi?
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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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Updating Samsung note 2 to android 4.4

My galaxy note 2 works on version 4.3, Some time ago it started pinging me continuously about upgrading to 4.4. I wasn't ready to do the upgrade then, so I managed to stop getting the notification ...
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How do I Install a custom ROM/recovery on a Galaxy Note 2?

I was trying to install CyanogenMod 12 Lollipop ROM on my Note 2. When I restart my phone in recovery mode, its giving me this screen: After this I select the option "wipe data/factory reset" and ...
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Set SELinux mode to Permissive permanently

My Samsung Galaxy Note S2 (GT-N7102) running stock 4.3 JellyBean by default blocks all apps from Google (courtesy of the Chinese government). I followed a tutorial to gain access to gapps that relies ...
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Unusual battery drain on note II [closed]

My Note 2 battery is driving me insane. I have been using my Note 2 for like 2 months. And I had been following the recharging cycle where you only charge the battery when it reaches 5% or less and ...
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2 obb folders in my note 2

There are 2 obb folders (Obb and obb) in my android folder. Both have same files. So 2 copies are created for every file that is installed in it taking twice my memory space. Please explain and help ...
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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 to tag people on posts on FB with Galaxy note 2

My mom got the galaxy note two and can't tag people in posts on Facebook anymore. Is there a secret to this?
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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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After i did the SIM-unlock the SGH-I317 (AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2) on Jelly Bean 4.1.2? [duplicate]

After downgrading to Jelly Bean 4.1.2 to unlock and use on metro pcs,can you upgrade to Kit Kat 442?
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Software Load Balancer for android

i have H+ data network from my mobile phone network operator and 2Mb connection with Wi-Fi router connected to the DSL in home. i want to Combine this two in my android device (galaxy note II ) for ...
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I can't restore my sys/user app from Titanium Backup on Galaxy Note 2

I used Titanium Backup app, free version, to back up my files on SDcard and am sure of the location of the backed up file. My problems are: After the backup, I hard reset my Galaxy Note 2 without ...
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Samsung Note 2 screen not working properly

I bought a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 6 days ago. Last night its screen suddenly turned half black then turned full pink or white while using it. I put it to sleep mode and when I turned it on the problem ...
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S note are disabled in Galaxy note 2

i have galaxy note 2(GT-N7100) with Android 4.4.2(updated) S note program is good for taking notes but when I remove the S Pen this program is not running also I can not find program in Menu i go to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...