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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 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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Unexpected random shutdowns in Galaxy S2

Recently my Samsung Galaxy S2 has been doing this very strange thing, it just switches off on its own. However the screen flickers like two or three times really quickly before it switches off. It ...
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Galaxy S2 screen is black, but touch-screen still functional.

No idea what happened, last night it was working till it ran out of battery and turned off. Woke up this morning and kind of rolled over on it with my elbow, no big deal it seemed like though. A ...
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How to restore memos on Samsung S2

I have used the memo app which came with Android (the one with the big "T" logo) successfully for years. Today it suddenly lost all my memos without warning. Is this a known bug? Is there some way to ...
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Frequently changing battery from mobile

Is is bad for a device to change battery frequently from mobile? I have one extra battery when my first battery got dry I removed it from mobile and put the second charged battery. Is it bad for the ...
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4.2.2 update error on Samsung Galaxy s2 plus GT - I9105P

i got a Over The Air update for 4.2.2 on my Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus. I'm in India. After installing the update my phone rebooted and now it doesn't start. it only loads and shows the samsung's logo. ...
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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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Gyroscope not working for some games on Samsung Galaxy SII ICS and JB

The gyroscope works fine for most apps, and for all uses within the OS. But for some game apps, both temple runs and 100 Doors for example, it will not work at all. It's remained a problem after I've ...
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How to update Samsung Galaxy SII SHW-250K from ICS to jelly bean?

How can I update Samsung Galaxy SII SHW-250K from ICS (4.0.4) to jelly bean? I tried using samsung kies but it shows that "SHW-250K does not support initialising".
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Service Mode “Menu not Exist” Android 4.1.2

I am having little issue here. I have accessed the Service Mode via this no: *#197328640# Then i am choosing options as follow [1] Debug Screen [8] Phone control [6] Network lock When i press option ...
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All icons and Miscellaneous file images are clubbed with personal photos on Samsung Galaxy S2 plus

I have Samsung Galaxy S2 plus. My Gallery is full of icons and miscellaneous file images. Every time I try to delete any, they come back again. I am not a tech person, so I'm finding it difficult to ...
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What is the voltage range for GALAXY Tab 2 10.1

I bought GALAXY Tab 2 10.1 from USA and going to use in Asia where I have 220V power. I am not sure if I can connect the power adapter that comes with the tab. There are no power specification ...
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Phone starts ringing for caller long before phone starts ringing, why?

When I call my wife's phone from my phone, I hear three or four rings through my handset before her ringtone starts. Is there a way to reduce or eliminate this delay? (Yes I have checked the audio ...
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4.0 Samsung galaxy centura

how can I get past a emergency dialer, locked screen on a Samsung galaxy centura (android 4.0)... I have no idea how I got into it, but I can't get past it or do anything else with it....
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Galaxy S2 through USB won't connect to my Mac?

I have an Android Evo, and it connects to my Mac just fine when connecting the USB cable. I can access the entire phone data. However, my wife's Samsung Galaxy 2's data can't be accessed on my Mac, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Samsung Galaxy S2 - Screen Lock Options Disabled

Following the recent upgrade to Jelly Bean on my Samsung Galaxy S2, I have enabled the lock screen with password but when I want to change the other options to like Swipe, Motion, face Unlock Pattern, ...
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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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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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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 ...