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Should I upgrade my Samsung Galaxy 2 II 4G Epic Touch with Kies or the Simple Upgrade tool to JB?

I currently have a Samsung Galaxy 2 II 4G Epic Touch and I want to upgrade it to Jelly Bean. After looking at some support pages on Samsung's website, you have two options to install the new version: ...
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Taking pictures while recording a video

How can I take pictures while recording a video, similar to the feature introduced in the Galaxy S3 or is that a hardware feature? If the feature is available (e.g., via an app), which handsets and ...
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Android 4.2 “Partition…has a different major than its disk!” error in logcat

I'm using a Samsung i9100 running Android 4.2.2 via sentinelrom_v4_75_i9100. No changes to the kernel outside what came with that ROM. I've tried encrypting a number of different 4.2.2 ROMs and ...
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Root Samsung Galaxy S2 with unconventional kernel version

My Galaxy S2 is running Android 4.1.2. I am following the howto here. I am trying to look for the corresponding CF-Root download, by looking in the xda-developers forum. The problem is that the kernel ...
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Can't turn on my Galaxy s2 sprint SPH-D710

I tried to root my Galaxy s2 Sprint. I turned my phone off and went to downloading mode, then I turned the odin and connected my phone to pc. After it, i hit start and nothing happened except saying ...
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galaxy s2 wont turn on just keeps popping up us cellular symbol than re does it again

My galaxy s2 charges normally but when I turn it on, it starts up and then just randomly keeps restarting. I have taken out the battery and it still does it. It also charges just fine when I just plug ...
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Cant download any pictures/files/movies from the Internet on my Samsung Galaxy S2

Yesterday I downloaded a video online from the Internet on my Samsung Galaxy S2. When it took too long time, I stopped the download and pressed deactivate and force stop. I tried to download the video ...
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Text messages sent from Outlook do not show in my Android's messaging folder

I can send and receive text messages with my Outlook 2010 on an Exchange 2010 server. Received text messages appear both on the phone and Outlook but sent text messages only appear on the device that ...
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Read/Write not working on external sd card - Android

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 and no applications can read or write to the external SD card - except the Root Browser. This happened a month or so ago after I installed a custom ROM (Alliance) and I have ...
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Rooting Galaxy I9100 S11 Jellybean without changing ROM

Am looking for a simple safe way to uninstall some Vodaphone branded apps without changing the ROM (if possible) I expect rooting will be necessary and possibly a temporary ROM will be required to do ...
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How to migrate TwLauncher customization to another Launcher

How can I copy the home screen customization from Samsung's TwLauncher on a Galaxy S II running Android 4.0.3 to another Launcher such as Holo, Nova, GO or Apex. I tried Desk migrate as well as the ...
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Galaxy S2 does not see MP3 files in any player

I transferred several MP3 files to the Samsung Galaxy S2. But, the player does not see the MP3 files, only the DCT files. I installed several different players, and had the same result. How do I fix ...
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Galaxy S2 turns off randomly

I got a problem with my Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100. I have it for round about 8 monthts now and experimented with some custom roms. I installed cynogenmod 9, 10, 10.1 tested Syah Kernel and installed ...
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Revert samsung galaxy S2 to original OS

I have a rooted galaxy S2 with cyanogenmod 10.1 but I would like to revert it to the original OS. How can I do that?
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problem with external sd card after restart

I usually store all my music, documents, and other personal files in the external sd card. So I have my ringtone to be used from my external_sd. I've seen that if the external sd card is being in use ...
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My Android keeps squawking at me! It's torture!

My Samsung Galaxy SII I91000 (unlocked GSM) has started making a horrible Gestapo-toned alarm at any hour of day or night unless it is turned off. The state of battery charge does not matter and it ...
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Horizontal calibration and Gyroscope calibration is not working on Samsung Galaxy S2

Whenever I go into the calibration for the accelerometer and gyroscope, the blue dot is not moving around for the accelerometer and for the gyroscope. Also, all of the auto screen rotation functions ...
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folder not visible

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2, running Android 2.3. I have folder named usbStorage. After the firmware to latest version (via Kies), I can't see the usbStorage folder. When I mount the storage via USB ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 battery gets hot

My Galaxy S2 is less than a year old. The battery sucks! I have to charge it more than once a day. Tonight, while on the charger, the battery life is actually going down. It's also way too hot to ...
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Samsung galaxy s2 upgrade problem

I want to upgrade my Android version 2.3 to the newest firmware version. I am using Odin v3.04 but when I put file into the PDA section and turned the phone into download mode and started the upgrade ...
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Unexpected battery discharge on Samsung Galaxy S2

I charged my smartphone yesterday to full 100%. When I woke up today, I saw that battery was 40%. Android OS has used 90% of the battery. My Android version is 4.0.3. What is the cause of the problem? ...
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Can't select date in calendar and Gmail not coming to phone

My question is 2 fold: First, when I go into calendar monthly view and hit say the 15h of the month...it won't pull up the info that day. When I do a battery pull, it will work for a few hours then ...
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Tethering CM10 - high latency, high(ish) throughput

I am recently having an issue where tethering my PC (Arch Linux) to my Galaxy S2 has a very strange result. While tethered, web surfing on my PC is painfully slow - not because of slow download ...
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Selected mobile carrier unavailable, do I need to install a multi CSC? If so, how?

I just bought a Samsung S2. The phone is unlocked but when I put my SIM card in it says Selected Service (Bell) Unavailable. I searched around the forums and I think the issue is that my CSC is CPW, ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 Ice Cream Sandwich and Microsoft Office Outlook Calendar 2003

After upgrading to ICS, my phone does not seem sync properly with my MS Calendar using Outlook 2003. Unfortunately, my work platform is MS Office 2003 using XP Professional. I uninstalled and ...
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Poor battery after update to Android 4.0.3

I updated my non-rooted Samsung Galaxy S2 from 2.3.5 to 4.0.3. Now, I recognize a significant decrease in battery lifetime. Any idea what may cause it and how to get around it?
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S2 not accepting activesync password

I had gone on a holiday to Singapore and had inserted a local SIM card. After a day, the phone stopped accepting my original password which was for the active sync. I am now back in India. How do i ...
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ICS Bluetooth Losing Connectivity

I have a Galaxy S2 Skyrocket on AT&T that is currently running Nexus ICS Zero Build 2 Rev.12. I've been trying to pair the phone with my car. It will initially connect, but when I try to either ...
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Samsung S2 reads out message aloud

Some one has changed my phone settings, so when I recieve an SMS from any number the message is read out loudly. Can someone tell me how to disable this? My driving mode is turned off too.
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Unable to move files to external SD card on SGS2 XXLP2

Running a rooted Galaxy S2 with ICS XXLP2 official leaked rooted build. I have a 32GB microSD card mounted at /sdcard/external_sd in addition to the 16 GB internal storage. I'm unable to copy files to ...
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SGS2 2.3.3 active sync email stopped syncing mails

I have been using MS exchange Active Sync to sync my office email. For 15 days it seemed to work fine but now it has stopped syncing my messages completely. All other mail accounts like Gmail and ...
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native email client on galaxy S2 does not attach original message when I reply back to the sender?

When i reply back to the sender or people in CC, The email client shows me the original message while i'm typing my reply but somehow it gets removed/deleted when i send the email and it appears to ...
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Text to speech disappeared after deactivating it in the settings Galaxy S2 Android 4.1.2

On my Samsung Galaxy S 2 Android 4.1.2 , I played around with the Text to Speech functions and deinstalled updates and deactivated both Samsung and Google TTS in the settings. Now I can not find them, ...
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Galaxy 2 Auto backup

I have a Galaxy2 and want to get some photos and videos from Auto-backup to my Computer . Please help Tried searching and copying the specific file I am new to this so scared to try too much ...
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“Reject with message” disappeared from the incoming call screen

Android 4.2.2 on Samsung SII Plus. I suppose that an update modified the configuration and now, when the phone is ringing for an incoming call, I don't see anymore the option "Reject call with ...
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Samsung S2 GT-I9100 broken screen with pattern lock

I have a Samsung S2 with a broken screen (can see a thing) and also has a pattern lock, and debug mode is not enable So my question is: how do I get rid of the pattern lock, turn on USB debugging ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 battery drainage

Been having this issue for a while, before, it used to not even operate without being on the charger, and it would stick on 0% battery. When i take off the charger it would turn off immediately. I ...
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S2 won't turn on

My s2 was working just fine this morning. It turned off due to low battery. I charged it after 7 hours and it showed full charging sign but won't turn on. It gets stuck on the samsung logo. Also it ...
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RAM version in smartphone?

How can i find or check RAM version of my smartphone ,am using Samsung Galaxy,is there some secret code to find that? Already i have tried the code : *#*#3264#*#* but no help. please help me sort ...
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No External Storage available Galaxy S2

My galaxy s2 was in bootloop , I have installed cyanogen mod 10 on it . Now I can`t see any files on my storage , when I enter camera or gallery it writes "no external storage available" . And the ...
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Why playstore shows no connection and other google apps like youtube and gmail are working fine?

I got a Samsung Galaxy S2 SGH-T989 version 2.3.6 Type T-mobile.One day,i open the playstore and the play store shows no connection,so I go to browser to check if it's my internet connection ...
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Battery Problem

I am using Samsung Galaxy SII Plus Gt-I9105. My problem is that my battery indicators/Sensors are crazy. When I charge my phone, the battery indicators(3rd party app & a small text in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...