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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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Complete incremental phone sync

I have two samsung galaxy s2 models and I want them to sync with each other completely, either over wifi or usb. I usually only use one at a time. Is it possible or is there an app already for that?
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Galaxy S2 GPS not starting

A while ago my GPS was annoying me with a lot of 'searching for GPS'. I had to wait at least 10 minutes every time and it holds for just 2 minutes. Then it starts for searching again. I searched for ...
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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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How to save the data when phone is locked via too many patterns attempted? [duplicate]

I am using Samsung S2, due to my nephew attempting too many wrong patterns in my phone now it is locked and it is displaying "Too Many Patterns Attempted sign in to your Google account". I want to ...
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Are there earphones with support for buttons similar to the OEM earphones? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII plus. In the package I also got earphones from Samsung. The problem is that those earphones are in-ear, and they don't fit me well. I was wondering if there are 3rd-party ...
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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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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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How to recover contacts from backed up galaxy S2 (gingerbread) files

I recently gave my old Galaxy S2 to a friend as I just got an S3 and before I did, I copied the "My Files" folder from my phone to this computer via USB debugging mode and then factory reset the ...
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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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From field in Australia on a Korean S2

One of my clients recently purchased a Korean Samsung Galaxy S2 for use in Australia, and has to enter his phone number into a 'From' field whenever he sends an SMS. Is there a way to stop this?
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Galaxy S2 Picture Frame Widget bug

I recently got an update on my SGS2 to JellyBean (4.1.2), and even after a factory reset my picture frame widget seems to forget all the photos I've added to it after a reboot. It just sits on the ...
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Can I update my Saudi Arabian Samsung Galaxy S2 to the latest Android version over the air in India?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 which my cousin bought for me in Saudi Arabia. It is running on Android 2.3 ginger bread. Will I get firmware updates for this phone in India over the air (OTA)?
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Cannot charge battery via usb cable to pc after upgrade firmware and android version to 4.1.2 (Galaxy S2)

I cannot charge battery via USB cable to PC after upgrading firmware and android version to 4.1.2 (Galaxy S2 mobile). Anybody please explain to or advise me, how I can I get my PC charge my mobile's ...
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What does “Voice Command” “Unexpected server error occurred. Please try again.” mean?

When I restart my Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100), I get an error message: Voice Command An unexpected server error occurred. Please try again. [OK] This started ever since I download the ...
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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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My phone displays: “Notification has been set” at each boot

I am in doubt. My Galaxy SII phone began recently to display a standard pop-up notification box with the text "Notification has been set" at each boot. I uninstalled the software that I suspected was ...
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Overflow menu icon (three vertical dots) visible in Apps in HTC One X and not in Samsung Galaxy S2

I have HTC One X while my friend has Samsung Galaxy S2. In some Apps like Google Chrome in my phone the Overflow menu icon (three vertical dots) are visible while on SGS2 they are not. Google ...
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Does the Galaxy S2 have two mics?

I need a straightforward answer, does the Samsung Galaxy S2 have two microphones? I tried to Google it but was not too successful. Two mics are essential for my upcoming project. Thank you for all ...
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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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Weaker signal and mysterious notifications since upgrade to ICS

Ever since the ICS update, my signal seems weaker. My friends told me they have been trying to call me, but I didn't even receive any missed call notice. The phone always sat in the same spot on my ...
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Mini Calendar Widget not updating to today [duplicate]

I have this problem: I put the mini calendar widget on my phone home page, but the only way to have the widget automatically set on "today" is to manually tap it. Is it possible to have automatically ...
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PhoneUtil not working

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2, which I've NEVER been able to get my PC to recognise either wirelessly or with a USB. I tried #7284# and the screen briefly says "USSD code running" and then "Unable to ...
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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 ...
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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 built in alarm 24 hours behind actual day [closed]

When I set my alarm for a specific day, for example Monday at 6am and I set it on Sunday night at 8pm, it tells me that the alarm will go off in 1 day and 10 hours instead of in 10 hours as it should. ...
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My SGS2 got stolen and I want to reset it through a PC - how?

My phone got stolen and I want to reset it through a PC how do I do that?
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Samsung Galaxy S2 is synchronizing without being plugged in

My Samsung Galaxy S2 was plugged in all day yesterday until around 6 PM. Then, after I unplugged it, it said "charged, unplug from charger." So I turned it off because I thought that it would go away. ...
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How to access Samsung Galaxy S2 storage while phone is off

My Galaxy S2 recently froze while browsing facebook using Firefox (the loading animation kept playing though), then shut down after a minute. I haven't been able to turn it back on since then. I tried ...
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Google Play store crashes and gapps process not working since upgrading to Jelly Bean on Samsung Galaxy S II

My phone is about 9 months old and has not given me any problems before I upgraded to the latest Android version - Jelly Bean 4.1.2. I downloaded an original version (not a cracked version) when I got ...
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Trouble importing photos to windows

Hi I am trying to import photos from samsung galaxy s2 using windows photo gallery. When I do this it imports all of my music album art and mixes it all together with my photos. When I simply try to ...
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Backup Wifi SSID and password on SGSII

I updated my sgs2 [I9100] to JB, I want it to format or wipe that clean and stable install. I can backup everything except wifi keys. I guess kies seems have it, but it was not work before. How can I ...
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Phone / Skype Dialing Option

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII.GT-I9100 Android Version 4.1.2 Recently I installed their latest upgrade. I still have the option to choose between Phone & Skype when I am dialing, which is great, but ...
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Galaxy S2 skyrocket (american) wont turn on

My friend is American and brought a galaxy s2 skyrocket with her....we wanted to update the software here in Spain...and the thing went wrong. After the update....the phone wont turn on. We have no ...
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Wow, my Android OS used 1.75GB in 5 days

I just purchased a samsung galaxy s2 from Virgin Mobile on the 7th of May 2013. Have it activated on the 8th of May 2013. Can anyone tell me why my Android OS would have used up 1.75 GB of data in ...
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Revert Android Update 4.0 to 3.0/3.2

Is it possible to downgrade from Android version 4.0(ICS) to 3.0(Honeycomb) after upgrading to ICS? Can any one help me.
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After update my Samsung S2 cannot lock the screen

I can't lock my screen. When I click the lock button, the screen just blacks out. When I click the home button it directly show me the home screen even though I have set the lock pattern.
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Windows wont install android USB driver automatically or manually

I've had all sorts of problems getting ADB to run in the past so I generally know how to trouble shoot this but now I can't get windows 7 to recognize or install the USB driver when I plug it in. It ...
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Disable Cyanogen 10.1 notification drawer widgets

I want to remove the notification drawer widgets, but despite having System > Notification Drawer > Power Widget unchecked, it keeps showing up. When I have new notifications, pulling down the ...
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Installing stock JellyBean in Galaxy S2 [Argentina]

The system that came with my Galaxy S2 is heavily bloated. I want to install a bare, stock Jelly Bean ROM. I've searched and searched, but keep running into walls. System version I don't know how to ...
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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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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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Sudden drop in battery life

I used to get average good battery life, i.e. for about 2 days without re-charging, since yesterday my Samsung S2 battery life has become terrible, I haven't installed any new applications. What ...
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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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Galaxy S2 X t989d firmware update - Kies crashes

I am trying to apply Jelly Bean firmware update on my Galaxy S2 X, but everytime I try to, Kies dies at 0% of the firmware update, without any error message. I tried uninstalling and installing Kies ...
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Vibration stopped working on Galaxy S2

I can't work out why, but it seems the vibrate and haptic feedback functionality on my SGS2 stopped working recently. First time it failed it seemed to come back after a reboot, but it's since died ...
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Laptop doesn't get IP address when tethered via WiFi

I'm trying to get an internet connection from my laptop via my SGS2. The phone is rooted, and I've tried two different WiFi tethering apps. I don't have a tethering plan (they want to charge me more ...
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Galaxy S2 is possibly bricked. What can I do?

Background: Browsing on Chrome, device suddenly freezes. Hold down power button to turn it off. Turn it on again. "Galaxy S2 i9100T" logo keeps displaying nothing else happens. Tried rebooting ...
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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 ...