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Hearthstone installation failed, now phone won't boot

Hearthstone was released today for Android phones, so I attempted to install it on my Galaxy S2. When I launched the app for the first time it began unpacking files. This failed partway through, ...
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How to know which Dock Connector my Galaxy S2 has?

There are several revisions for Dock Connects/Charging Ports per model. I would like to know if there is a way to find which revision is installed on my phone without opening the device. If that's ...
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If you restore whatsapp chats, will also the chats with the blocked contacts will be restored and visible?

If i want to restore my conversations on whatsapp and i'm reinstalling it from the latest backup, will the conversations with the blocked contacts appear? will the blocked contacts continue to be ...
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I forgot my password

I had set a security password on my Samsung Galaxy S Duos mobile and unfortunately forgot the unlock password. I tried hundreds of times to unlock my phone with many possible passwords but was ...
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samsung tablet 2 charging

Why does my tablet show a red x in symbol of it battery? Itried to plug in to wall and it does it also. Is it charging when plugged into wall plug with red x in battery symbol.i haave been powering ...
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External devices interfering with GPS

I recently bought a FM transmitter to broadcast my music to my car's speakers. However, I discovered that while the transmitter was plugged into my phone I couldn't get a GPS signal. I imagine that ...
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Using Odin to flash a custom rom

Nearly bricked my Samsung Epic Touch 4G. Managed to boot into Odin Mode with a USB jig. I'm back where I started now and need to re-evaluate what to do next. The phone is rooted, won't see the SD ...
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my samsung galaxy s2 gt-i9100 totally formatted or wiped. how to fix it. How to install new ROM

internal sd card also formatted. external sd card also formatted. rooted successfully, installed CWM recovery successfully but there is a problem while installing new ROM. how to fix it.
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How to properly factory-reset a Samsung Galaxy S2?

I did a factory reset on a Samsung Galaxy S2 like this: switch off phone hold down buttons Volume Up, Home and Power until phone boots into "Android System Recovery" mode select wipe/factory reset ...
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Samsung Galaxy S II with Cyanogenmod no longer boots

Earlier today my phone started acting up. I tried to take a picture and it shut down, this happened again later in the day. A couple hours later it shut down whenever I unplugged it from the charger ...
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transfer whatsap chat conversation from memory phone in to SD card

how can i transfer a single whatsap chat conversation from my phone in to SD card? i tried to backup the conversation and make a copy but it doesn't work
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Installing Cyanogenmod 11 on Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I9100G

Pals, I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I9100G device which runs on Jelly Bean. I want to install Cyanogenmod 11 in it. Problem is, I didn't find suitable clockworkmod recovery for my device. I tried ...
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can't find my language (arabic) on Android ics

How can I install the arabic language on my phone keyboard using android ics as it is not listed.
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Samsung Galaxy S2 SGH-S959G Android version 2.3 in boot loop

This morning turned off my phone by pressing and holding down the power button. I waited a few minutes then tried to turn the phone back on. It began to boot up by flashing the normal Samsung Galaxy ...
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Samsung Galaxy S 2 Kies update problem: “does not support initialising”

I've been fruitlessly trying to get the new Android OS update for my s2 for quite some time now and I finally thought my troubles were over when I saw an update for Samsung Kies pop up earlier today ...
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Driving Mode isn't working as expected on Samsung Galaxy SII

I have this Samsung Galaxy SII, GT-I9100T, with Android version 2.3.3. When placed in Dock with my car, the following happens Whenever a call is incoming, the phone would read me the calling ...
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Samsung Galxy S2 cracked touchscreen, need to access contacts

+I accidentally cracked my Samsung Galaxy S2 screen. I can't read the screen anymore. It would seem that the phone would work in every other way, if only was able to read and operate the screen. I ...
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How can I undo the “Do Not Ask Again” for bluetooth contacts?

When I first connected my phone (Samsung Galaxy S II) to a bluetooth device, I was prompted that the device wanted to access my contacts. I mistakenly clicked Do Not Ask Again but I want to undo ...
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How to Disable Double Tapping?

My Galaxy S2 asked me to double-tap and drag to unlock (instead of just dragging) and every time I try to tap anything, one tap only makes a yellow box appear around the app or file or whatever, which ...
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SGS2: Terrible battery life, I've tried everything I could think of

About 2 months ago, my gf started experiencing an odd problem with charging her Samsung Galaxy S2. While it was connected on charger and on stand-by, it would charge only 5% in like 2-3 hours. ...
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Mobile Network goes off often in my Galaxy s2

I am using Galaxy s2 since 5 months. I have started facing Network problems recently. The mobile network goes off often and it resumes most times by itself.. but sometimes I need to restart my phone ...
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Galaxy S2 Not Booting After Editing build.prop

I'm really far from "rooting Android devices" . I had root my device . SuperSU and CWM installed. But today i did a mistake and decided to try Facebook Home. So install it from an .apk and then edit ...
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can not find contacts in google account which were synced, there is no option under more to restore contacts as said to be

I synced my contacts to my Google account and can not find them. I read there should be a restore contacts in the "more" menu but there is not. Is there another way
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Does the Samsung Galaxy S2 support DC-HSDPA

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 running Cyanogenmod 10.1.3 which equates to Android 4.2.2. I would like to know if my phone will support DC-HSDPA or not? Will it just work? Is there anything I would ...
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Galaxy s2 screen turns on by itself

I'm Running a Galaxy S2, with the AOKP milestone rom (JellyBean). Occasionally, the screen will turn on by itself (even when no user apps run in the background) after being turned off, light up, turn ...
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Can anyone recover my data after flashing my android samsung galaxy s2 phone?

I sold my phone to a person who performed a flash on my phone. He says that all the data gets deleted after the flash but I wanted to ask people in this forum as I dont want anyone to recover my data. ...
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Taking pictures using an external (USB) camera on a Samsung Galaxy S2

Question: How can we take a picture using an external, USB camera, on a Samsung Galaxy S2 (setup in host mode, using an OTG (On The Go) cable), running Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Details: We ...
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Empty /data/log folder

I have Galaxy Sii s9100 with CM 10.2 (android 4.3) I am encountering the bug that fill the folder /data/log and display the notfication "Storage space running out" I can see that the problem is ...
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How can I undo the “Do Not Ask Again” for using my home screen wallpaper as my lock screen wallpaper as well?

I use an app called "Live Video Wallpaper" or LVW which is basically a live wallpaper that allows you to select a video as your live wallpaper. I have no problem with it but I accidentally checked ...
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How do I hard reset my Samsung Galaxy S2?

I have forgotten my password. I have seen some answers to similar questions, but they are all the same. I have tried these, but it always asks me for my password, which is the reason I can't get into ...
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“Damaged SD card” error on internal storage

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket and after rebooting my phone yesterday, it's now giving me a "Damaged SD card" on /storage/sdcard0. Here's the thing... I've never had an SD card, and there's no ...
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Backup apps on SGS 2 with broken display?

the display of my Samsung Galaxy S2 got broken and I need to backup my apps. Is that possible without the phone's screen? There are no backup apps on the phone and it's not rooted. I don't know the ...
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How can i access the internal storage (to retrieve photos) on my samsung galaxy s2 with a cracked screen and and broken usb port?

I have no concern for the phone or its warranty as I am due an upgrade in 10 days. I just want to retrieve the photos without paying for a screen repair.
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how to transfer contacts from a micro sim to a mini sim if the screen is broken and not getting comands?

how to transfer my contacts from a micro sim to a mini sim if my phone screen is broken and is not getting my commands neither? from a galaxy s 2 to a nexus
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A calendar with powerful alerts

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy 2, coming from a Nokia 3600. My old cell phone had a quite simple calendar app but when it was supposed to alert me it kept ringing and vibrating until I dismiss it. I ...
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How can I install a CSC code which are not listed on Samsung Galaxy S/S2/S3 CSC app?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2. I want to change its CSC to any Indian version. I came to know that ODD, INU, IND, INA, INS, IMS & REL are the Indian CSCs. But when I checked it with Samsung Galaxy ...
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Updating Samsung Galaxy S2 Giving Error Status 7

I'm trying to update my Samsung Galaxy S2 (D710) using CyanogenMod 11 and a ClockWorkMod-based recovery (have no idea as this was my dad's phone and he forgot the recovery he used). The latest version ...
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Where is the internal memory for Samsung Galaxy S2 and how do I remove it?

I've removed the motherboard like this: http://gyazo.com/9995b3ba45b8053c2732eee6f62f90da I no longer care about the phone itself. The only thing I particularly care about now is getting into the ...
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“Failed to detect compatible download-mode device” on Mac Lion with Samsung Galaxy S2

Hi I'm using the cyanmodgen wiki to install it. but I'm stuck on the first step. Whenever i do sudo heimdall flash --kernel zImage I get : Initialising connection... Detecting device... Failed ...
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Samsung Galaxy 2 with touch screen home button, so I don't know how to put it in download mode in bootloop

Ok so I have a samsung galaxy s2 I don't know what version or anything about it but I bought a new battery to see if the bootloop would stop but it still hasent. I've seen many ways to fix it by ...
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Make an app behave as if it is on kitkat

I have an app that worked well on my i9100 (Samsung Galaxy S2) with a custom Kitkat rom. Now, I have installed CM12 (Lollipop) and this app isn't working as it should have. It shows a login screen, ...
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Minimum set of apk in /system for S2 boot and a minimum launcher

So, basically, I have root access on my S2. The phone is GT-I9100, with Android 4.1.2 Build Version: JZO54K.I9100XWLSD I can remount the system partition rw, what I want to know is: If I do a backup ...
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How to get Google Play Services back

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2. Recently I was trying to clear space, so I deleted a whole bunch of apps. I deleted Google Play Services, not knowing its function. I have since tried to reinstall Google ...
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Samsung Galaxy s2 not showing missed calls

My phone won't show any missed calls. I have a Sprint Samsung Galaxy S2. It was working earlier today. I called my phone 3 times because I was looking for it. But when I found it, it didn't show any ...
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Is it possible to increase Samsung's limit on contact merging?

On Samsung phones, at least I know on the Galaxy S and Galaxy SII, it is only possible to merge 5 contacts max. There is also an issue on the Google Code page of Android here, but this did not solve ...
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S2 stops at logo screen

as the topic says, my s2 stops at the Samsung logo screen, I tried EVERYTHING, I tried to enter the download mode, but it seems it doesn't work. what to do now? it was working alright! and suddenly, ...
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Galaxy 2s network password

My wife dropped her phone and the screen is blank. We're replacing it, but I want to get her photos off it. I hooked up the phone to my PC and it asks for a user name and password which my wife says ...
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can't see photos that have facebook logo

My thing is that I want to see the pictures in my gallery.they have the Facebook blue F beside each folders. I want to see my photos and and also want to keep them in my gallery. Just can't see them. ...
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firmware for samsung galaxy s 2

After installing a custom rom my Samsung Galaxy S2 it stopped working and showing only the logo with a yellow warning sign. now I can't get to cwm recovery mode, i can only go into downloading mode. ...
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Is there a way to get GPS to work without Google Location Service constantly enabled?

The GPS on my Samsung Galaxy S2 cannot find my current location whenever Google Location Service is disabled. I have it disabled most of the time because my battery drains much faster when the ...