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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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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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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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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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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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Missing space/Storage space running out Galaxy S2 [tried almost every solution I can find!] [duplicate]

I periodically get this error on my phone. It will say the internal storage is running out but when I check the storage use it will say: Total space 1.97 GB Available: 182MB Apps: 622 MB Cached 11.70 ...
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Can an antivirus really stop the broadAnywhere threat?

I had a look at the diff where the broadAnywhere threat is fixed, and it's basically just mPendingIntent = PendingIntent.getBroadcast(this, 0, new Intent(), 0); replaced with: Intent ...
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Why Galaxy SII reports on not enough memory for new apps when I have several GBs available on flash storage?

I have 5GB free out of total 11.5GB internal flash storage on my SGS2. However, it doesn't allow to install new apps saying there's not enough memory. Also Settings > Applications Manager > All ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 not enough storage

I have a Galaxy S2 and a memory card installed. There are tons of free space on both. When I install any app, it downloads and then says not enough storage. How to solve this problem? It's running ...
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Google Play app seems corrupted

I have a Samsung Galaxy Skyrocket SII (yes, quite old now) and it's had a litany of issues as of late, but the one I find curious of all is the issue with my Google Play app. Every bit of text within ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 new battery dying too quickly

I'm trying to figure out if the new battery is faulty or if there could be something else causing the battery to charge the whole night and then die after half a day. If I take out the charger while ...
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Changing vibrate length of default email app on galaxy s2

I have connected the mail app from the galaxy s2 to my email (exchange). The notification (which I have set to vibrate) is just a very short vibrate. It seems very likely that I will often miss this ...
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Over heating problem

I am using Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9105. Lately I installed a game called Mini Warriors. At game play, my Mobile gets heated. The weird thing is, when I touch the battery, it is normal. But the area ...
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Deleted my OS, samsung galaxy s2

i was recently updating my OS for my galaxy S2 yesterday. during the update process. i accidentally switched off the phone and when i restarted my phone, the sscreen showed "SAMSUNG GALAXY SII GT-...
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Insufficient storage message when attempting to install app [duplicate]

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S2. I have been trying to download apps, but get the insufficient storage message even though I have enough space free. However, the internal storage is almost full (200 MB ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 recites any actions that I do. How to turn it off?

My phone won't stop talking. It won't let me scroll or see other settings, I've tried to go back the way I did and turn it off, but I can't scroll down or up. I have to double click on applications to ...
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Charging issues for Samsung Galaxy S2

Just wanted to see if anyone knows what is going on with my Samsung Galaxy S2. The problem is that when I fully charge the phone normally at night I have sometimes turned the phone off after it is ...
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Is there any way to move whats app from phone memory to sd card?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy fit GTS5670 running on Android 2.3.6. After installing Whatsapp Messenger of 13.36 MB, it was installed to phone memory. I got a total of 180 MB internal storage, and just 3....
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Samsung Galaxy S2 drops carrier network

My SGS2 is dropping it's network connection multiple times a day without any notification. The signal bars disappear and it just says NO SERVICE/VODAFONE NZ. No data, no 3G, no 2G, nothing... I was ...
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how does battery calibration work?

There are several posts on how to calibrate android batteries but none describe its working. How is it that the system can determine at what voltage the battery is considered to be charged (100% or ...
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Samsung Galaxy 2 stuck at start up. Can I recovery the phone or at least the data?

My Samsung Galaxy 2 stuck every time when start up. It looks ok on the beginning, it shows "Samsung Galaxy S II ..." then change display to Vodafone logo then the shows word "samsung" and stuck here ...
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Samsung galaxy s2 bootloader

I was trying to install the Ubuntu touch into my Samsung galaxy s2 .. when I entered at the terminal 'adb reboot bootloader' the mobile rebooted but didn't enter the boot loader !! any help please? ...
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How can I tell if I have ClockworkMod recovery installed?

How can I know if my Galaxy S2 has ClockworkMod recovery installed? I want to install CyangenMod and installing ClockworkMod is the first step. I'm running Android 2.3.3 and I use a Mac laptop, if ...
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Mediaserver is eating my phone's battery?

I'm using dual boot on my SGS2 with CM10.1 and JellyBam and both running fine but with some issue of mediaserver draining my phone's battery like a crazy nut. I have checked on Google and got many ...
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Radio error when flashing new ROM (Samsung SGH-T989)

Here's the log. Installing '/sdcard/cm-11-20140923-Sultan-hercules.zip'... Checking for MD5 file... Skipping MD5 check: no MD5 file found assert failed: run_program("/tmp/test_radio_version.sh", "...
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How to Screenshot Of the Screen on Samsung Galaxy S 2?

Since i have updated my phone by Android version 4.0.3 i am not able to take a screen shot of my phone, before i used to do it by pressing Home and Power button simultaneously. Now if i am pressing ...
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Can't access Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100) storage?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S2 and I was able to access its storage before. But now, it does not appear in My Computer anymore. I tried reconnecting it and even restarted both the S2 and my PC but to no ...
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Callers cannot hear me unless I turn on speaker phone!

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 (SGH-S959G) and it is a Straight Talk phone (don't know if that makes a difference or not). Anyway, I have only had this phone for about 6 or 7 months. Around August 16, ...
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my samsung galaxy 2 battery is draining to fast!

I have an Samsung Galaxy S2 GT i9100. I have had it for quite a time, but today I noticed something strange: First my battery had not been charging while I was sleeping: when I woke up I had only ...
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Force Close loop.. need help

I have a force close loop on my galaxy s2. I want to retrieve my data which isnt stored on an sd card. But I cannot get into my phone. I tried plugging into my laptop but it doesnt pick up the phone....
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How to recover my files and personal data a phone who doesn't boot?

My Galaxy S II runs under Android 4.12 and it is stuck on the boot screen. How can I recover my files and personal data on the phone ?
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Importing photos finds all image files, not just camera pictures, with windows 7 [duplicate]

Importing files with windows7 will detect all phone photo files and not just those under camera/DCIM directory , want to use windows so can change files names same way as when importing from camera, I ...
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Find carrier allocated public IP address

Fido has a service where they allocate a public IP address for some fees. I have paid the fees and apparently they have allocated my phone a public IP address. In normal circumstances, I should be ...
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Out of memory errors on S2. Safe to delete all dumpstate files?

My Android S2 is out of memory and unable to update apps. Specifically it is currently using nearly all of the paltry 2gb partitioned for apps. I'm reading that you can issue *#9900# in the dialer,...