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Complete reset of SGS2 (factory reset not sufficient)

background here: Recovering internal memory on SGS2 (CWM, not root, boot to recovery only) The problem is that having recovered that data, and having done a factory reset (wiping /data, /cache), the ...
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Recovering internal memory on SGS2 (CWM, not root, boot to recovery only)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 (i9100), which stopped booting into the normal OS. I have no idea why - one morning it turned itself off, and when I started it, it went as far as the "Samsung" screen, and ...
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galaxy s2 charging cable doesn't fit galaxy tab 3

They both have micro usb ports but i thought I could use my current galaxy s2 cables with the tablet and they don't fit. Are there different sizes and how can you tell when getting a cable? Thanks
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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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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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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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Email accounts not shown in phone settings on Galaxy SII

My stock e-mail program on SGS 2 now has four accounts - three created before several phone backups/restores (with Kies) and one created just now. They are all functional and can retrieve/send emails, ...
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how to cast from samsung s2 and ipad mini to chromecast?

A friend has just bought chromecast. we understand we need to download chromecase browser extension and it would be easy to watch a special chrome tab from our PC. but how can he cast from his ...
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Galaxy s2 data retrieval [duplicate]

Galaxy S2 lcd broken, totally black screen. Would like to retrieve data through kies but as phone is swipe protected, kies won't unlock it. Any ideas?
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Could not connect my phone to Samsung Kies over WiFi

I have Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-i19100G and want to connect with the Kies program from my PC via Wi-Fi. The connection will be successful, but not DONE! In Kies it's showing that it is trying to connect ...
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Is it possible to recover data from internal memory?

I have Samsung Galaxy S2, that was sent to the lab for repair. The phone arrived and all the internal memory was deleted. All the data that was on the internal memeory: Media, SMS, Contacts (actually ...
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Change system font on 4.2.2

On my GT-I9105P with 4.1.2 there was a section in the Settings where I could change the system font. But now I've done the 4.2.2 upgrade and the Settings have been redesigned I can't find any option ...
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Can't edit an event in S Planner (Samsung Galaxy SII)

I have an ancient repeating event in local calendar. Some time ago I had a phone repair and then restored events via Kies. Now I need to edit the event and can't do this because S Planner shows it ...
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Android to Google calendar sync problems

The option to sync calendars is missing from the list for my 2 Google accounts, following some issues with syncing after which I deleted calendar data and calendar storage data. I have tried ...
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kies stuck on “connecting” on mac+galaxy s2

i have the latest version of kies,os x, and a galaxy s2 with cm10 on it. it is set to MTP with usb debugging off (if it's on usb storage rather than mtp, kies crashes). i tried playing with many ...
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Is RFID reader with anti-collision feature for Android available? [closed]

I'm developing RFID-based system where I plan to use Samsung Galaxy S II plus to connect the RFID reader to it, so it can be as a portable reader. What I'm searching for, is RFID reader, supports ...
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Internal storage interface [closed]

What interface is used to read and write the internal storage of the phone? SPI? I2C? SATA? SD? If the answer varies from phone to phone, I'd like to know the interface of the Samsung Galaxy S II ...
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i can't view friends whattsapp profile pics on my Galaxy Note 2 [duplicate]

I just realised that from this morning i can't view pp's of friends even those who have my number intheir phone books. Please help, this is really boring and annoying!
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Where can I find the stock kernel for my Samsung Galaxy S2?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 phone (GT-I9100). I installed clockworkmod, a custom kernel and rom (Resurrection Remix) earlier this year. One day I couldn't boot it anymore. I restored a backup of the ...
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music/pictures dowloading problem in Galaxy S2

I simply cannot download anything from the web. E.g Music, photos, videos etc While I touch to the option "save as" or "download" a box written "downloading" appears, and then it stops I cannot find ...
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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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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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Part of touch screen is not working

This is a weird touch screen issue as only part (2 blocks) of the screen is not working. I tested the touch functionality via "Touch Test" and observed that 2 red zones are not responding to finger ...
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loosing data after automatic shutdown due to critical battery!

Recently I have been suffering from various battery issues ranging from fast battery drains to unexpected shutdowns at safe battery levels. But most striking is the fact that I lost all system data ...
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Where has all my storage space gone?

This is actually starting to annoy me! Every so often, I get the 'Storage space running out' notification. I go into my settings, and it says I have 60MB left. The thing is, almost a month ago I ...
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Why won't my SGS2 allow me to perform device encryption?

I upgraded my Samsung Galaxy SII with the new 4.0 OS. The option to encrypt my device is enabled, but whenever I try to encrypt it asks me to plug the device in to have at 80% battery charge. I tried ...
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Samsung S2 GPS not working in Stock JB after upgrading from GB

I updated my mobile From Gingerbread To Jelly Bean using Samsung Kies. After that, the GPS did not work properly. How can I fix this without rooting my phone?
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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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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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how to recovery lost imei no Samsung Galaxy s2 gt-i9100?

i have Samsung Galaxy s2 gt-i9100(unrooted) and suddenly my network signal was missing. and i dialed *#06# and display no imei no so how to solve that problem. detail - gt-i9100 android version - ...
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Recovering data from a phone that doesn't boot

My Samsung Galaxy SII started an OTA update yesterday and got stuck along the way. It's now stuck on the Samsung splash screen and I'm trying to get my pictures off of the phone. I tried flashing the ...
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Problem installing ubuntu on Galaxy S2 ICS

The Error: when running the ubuntu install script (ubuntu.sh) I get: ubuntu.sh[11]:cut not found This script requires root! Type:su what I have done so far: Installed a custom kernel that roots ...
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Samsung Galaxy S 2 4G phone won't start up.

I do not have a data card in this phone. How can I salvage my data and 1300 photos? I have talked with T-Mobile and Samsung Techs. I can get to a "reboot" screen, but the phone won't complete the ...
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New owner of phone and I need to get admin access!

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII that I got from work. When I got it it was on a vodafone plan and linked to the work gmail account. I left the company but bought the phone off them, returning the sim ...
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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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after a factory reset of galaxy s2 usb storage has disappeared

-I have Samsung Galaxy S-2 mobile, I was using its internal memory very well, I made a factory reset for my mobile and now i can't see the folder named USB storage in my files and when i tried to move ...
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whatsapp error when sending a music file [duplicate]

I'm getting this error when trying to send a music file via whatsapp can anyone tell me what should I do to fix this error please your music player does not support this option try with android music ...
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SGS2 can't connect to PC for USB file transfer or Debugging mode

I am an Android developer and I have been using my SGS2 for a while and I was accessing the debugging mode without any problem, until I broke my phone's screen. I found a repairer who replaced the ...
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Stable (and close to the original) Kit Kat ROM for Samsung Galaxy S2 (i9100)? [duplicate]

The title basically says it. I am looking to get Kit Kat on my Galaxy SII. An official version is not available which is why I am looking to find a stable ROM that comes with the same features as if I ...
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Issue after upgrading from 2.3 to 4.1.2

Just upgraded the operating system on a Galaxy S II from 2.3 to 4.1.2. After upgrading we are unable to update any apps because it says the phone is too low on memory. When I look at the storage ...
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What's the difference between “sd card” and “usb storage”?

Under Settings -> Storage, I see entries for both "SD card" and "USB storage". What's the difference? What should I be using each of those for? In addition, how can I control what data goes where? ...
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Where did my 16gb of memory go?

I am not educated on Android enough to figure this out on my own. My problem began New Year's Eve with error messages saying device memory was full. My Galaxy S2 Skyrocket began to lag and wouldn't ...
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“Avoid poor connections” setting on Samsung Android 4.1.2

I am trying to connect to the wifi on my laptop, i have managed to connect using many other android versions, but a Galaxy S2 & S3 (both with Android 4.1.2) wont connect. I get a message saying ...
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Is it possible to Install cyanogenmod on Galaxy S2

I have galaxy S2 which I bought two years and still is in its Prime Condition with no scratches or smudges at all. So Im planning to install New Version of Android OS on it. I like cyanogenmod So I ...
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No menu entry for mobile network mode after installing CyanogenMod

My phone doesn't get a mobile signal anymore after installing CyanogenMod 10.1.3-i9100 on my Samsung Galaxy S 2. The IMEI is the same as printed in the battery compartment, Wi-Fi is working fine, and ...
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Galaxy S2 Messaging: persistent badge number

I use a Galaxy S2, SPH-D710VMUB (Virgin Mobile) running Android 4.1.2 The default messaging app it comes with has this (very common) feature of showing a little red circle with the number of new text ...
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How can I recover files from a phone that won't boot?

I have a Galaxy SII, and it is stuck on the boot screen. How can I recover the files on the phone?
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Low on Storage yet my storage on all partitions has more than enough space

I have had my S2 for 2 years now great device but as of lately I have no idea what is going on. I can't even open Gallery as it says insufficient space to delete some media or apps and what not. I ...
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Why branded firmware phone is unable to register on other networks?

I have galaxy S2 with cyanogen mod installed but I had to get rid of it due to charging and usability issues. SIM card worked fine with it (vodafone). Then I installed what looked to be unbranded ...
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Accelerometer problem in Galaxy S2

In my Galaxy S2 I think that the accelerometer is not all right. When I play games like Asphalt 7 or Temple Run, the character in Temple Run and the Cars in Asphalt 7 always turn left even when my ...