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Voice command when switching pages on home screen

On the main home screen when I slide between the different pages, a voice says "page 1 of 2" "page 2 of 2" etc. This also happens when my phone is on silent mode and out of driving mode. How can I get ...
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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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1answer
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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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Wrong Phone Number under Status [duplicate]

Please tell me how do i change my phone number under Status in my phone, it says my old number not my new number, so when i send text, pictures and audio it says received from old number on receivers ...
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Why is there no network in my new Samsung Galaxy S2 when I insert my Prepaid Sim Card?

I bought a new Samsung Galaxy S2 and insert my Prepaid Singtel Sim card. When i turn it on, it doesn't have any network and states 'no service'
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Phone will not let me ENCRYPT

I want to encrypt my apps and personal data, such as passwords to email etc. If I have factory reset my phone (GS2sprint) and it is fully charged (over 90%) and plugged in. So I went to ...
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1answer
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How to change message vibration type on s2?

How can I change message vibration type on galaxy s2? After jb update it vibrates the same (basic call). In settings I changed for example into heartbeat, but it doesnt vibrate this type when I ...
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1answer
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Why isn't the Swype keyboard showing corrections?

Normally, while using the Swype keyboard, corrections appear at the top of the screen and it allows me to pick the right word. For some reason it isn't appearing at the moment. Is there a way to ...
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Galaxy S2 on Android 4.0.4 won't vibrate

How can I set my phone to just vibrate? No sound; just vibration. I just got the upgraded version of the S2, and my phone won't vibrate. I tried everything.
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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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1answer
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Native SIP client in Samsung Galaxy S2 Android version 4.1.2

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 which is upgraded to Android 4.1.2. I did not find the SIP settings. Where have they gone to?
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1answer
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How should I correctly turn on my phone?

This is regularly driving me nuts. Every once in a while, my phone freezes for whatever reason. I press and hold the power button to shut if off. Now comes the part that's giving me trouble. If I ...
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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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Root or flash Galaxy S 2 with Odin 3.07

I need to completely erase my current Android OS from my Galaxy S2 and install a fresh version from scratch. I have Odin 3.07, the ".tar.md5" file and the Samsung drivers. I already did some ...
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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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1answer
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Galaxy S2 Android 4.1.2 - calendar sync option disappeared

I just upgraded my SGS2 to 4.1.2 and I have huge problems synchronizing my Google calendar. First of all, my Google calendar app disappeared. Until here ok, I reinstalled it from Google Play. When I ...
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Samsung Galaxy S 2 new software won't connect via USB with Mac?

My Samsung Galaxy S 2 just got updated software over the weekend and now it's completely different to use. I've nutted out most of it but it is no longer recognised by my laptop and I can't share or ...
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Is there a way to preserve my configuration between firmware updates?

I had some apps installed on my Galaxy S2 and configured them on screen the way I liked to have them. Today, the firmware got updated (it looks cool) and all my installed apps are gone from my ...
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1answer
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Which version of Heimdall to use with S2 or S3?

I think this is a pretty straight forward question. I have a Galaxy S2 (i727) and a Galaxy S3 (i747) and I'd like to use Heimdall with both of them, but can't seem to find which version of Heimdall ...
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1answer
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Cannot open message application on Samsung Galaxy S2 and Deleted all of my Contacts

I was originally getting an error message about the logserver not working, which I fixed through managing the application and forcing it to close, but now I get another error when I try to access text ...
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2answers
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Automatically Install apps after factory reset

I'd like to know how I can set up my android 4.1.2 (Galaxy S2 I 9100) that it will install all my apps in the Play Store (the one you can see when you click "my apps"). I think it was CM 10.1 where ...
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1answer
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My Samsung Galaxy S2 keeps saying not registered on network when I try to phone

My Samsung Galaxy S2 keeps saying not registered on network when I try to phone also a no entry sign where the signal bars should be keeps randomly appearing. Does anyone know how to fix it or whats ...
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Charging paused, battery temperature too low

I dropped my Samsung Galaxy S2 in water, and now when I plug it in I get a message that says: Charging paused, battery temperature too low Is there any way to fix this?
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enabling WCDMA on galaxy s2 I9100

We have 2 WCDMA networks here in IRAQ but SGS2 I9100 cannot find any of them even when I'm choosing WCDMA mode from network operators, while it works fine with GSM. Why?
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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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Screen locks itself after call

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII GT-9100 with Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 XXLS8. I am using a PIN for my screen lock. If I make a call while my phone is unlocked, when the call is ended the screen goes to the ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 no usb connection

My Galaxy S2 decided that he would connect to PC anymore. The things that I tried: with 3 cables. on 4 computers. cache partition clean. restore to factory defaults. clean the micro USB port with ...
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1answer
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Airplane mode behaviour on Galaxy S2?

I recently noticed, when I enable airplane mode, my GPS stays enabled. I do not recall this being the case in the past and it really does not make sense to me. Is there a setting somewhere for keeping ...
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2answers
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Weird Bluetooth Behavior, difficulty reconnecting to paired device - Galaxy S II

I had been having this weird behavior with my BT - Headset, that it works fine if I pair manually, but when I try to reconnect to a previously connected device, it would connect, and then just fail, ...
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1answer
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Samsung Galaxy S2(Format or restore factory setting through pc?)

I accidentally sat on my Samsung Galaxy S2 and it has resulted in screen crack. I am planning of repairing it instead of buying a new one. The phone with the cracked screen works (except the screen) ...
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3answers
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Solutions for connecting phone/tablet to a bigger monitor?

An ebook I purchased is locked to my device so I can't open it anywhere else. I'm having a hard time reading due to the small screen size of my phone. Is there a way I can get it to display on my ...
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2answers
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Install Russian input method on android

I don't have Russian input method in the list of methods available. Tried third party apps like 'change locale' bu they are changing interface of the OS and not giving me to type in Russian. Android ...
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Is the terminal emulator app essential to CyanogenMod 10?

My Galaxy S2 is rooted and running CyanogenMod 10. Amongst other apps, it comes with an app called Terminal Emulator, which I do not use. Is this app essential for CyanogenMod so I have to keep it -- ...
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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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1answer
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Phone connected to wireless but does not respond to pings

I have here two phones that both exhibit the same symptoms. One is a samsung GT-S5570 running the stock ROM, the other is a Galaxy S2 running an AOSP-based custom ROM. The problem I have is that ...
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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 to update The Samsung galaxy S2(GT-I9100) to 4.1.2 Via Ubuntu 12.10(AMD64)

The title sais is all Question:How to update The Samsung galaxy S2(GT-I9100) to 4.1.2 Note: I am using Ubuntu 12.10
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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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Which custom or official kernel should I use on SGS2?

I'm using SGS2 with latest stock ICS ROM, but it has few bugs which I really hate, so I want to look at custom kernels which could help me in this. The main headache for me at the moment is I ...
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5answers
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Serious battery drain (Screen, Android OS) after JB upgrade

Since I upgraded my Samsung Galaxy SII from Android 4.0.4 (ICS) to 4.1.2 (JB), my battery life has decreased dramtically. Running ICS I could easily have ~25% battery left when going to bed, after ...
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How do I find out which number an SMS is from, out of all the numbers associated with the sender?

In the messaging application it says who is the sender of each message, but it doesn't say the phone number the message was from. From each thread I can get to the corresponding contact, but some ...
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1answer
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How to connect Galaxy S2 m250s model via USB?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 that my uncle brought for me from Korea. This model of the S2, for some reason, has connecting issues through USB. The computer does not detect it at all! I tried connecting ...
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2answers
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How to use an external USB keyboard with a Galaxy S II or a Huawei Y201 Pro

The background: I recently learned about OTG USB cables that can be used to connect peripherals to Android devices. I had this idea of using an android device with a usb barcode reader connected ...
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1answer
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Rooting of Samsung Galaxy S2 didnt work - LPB kernel

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy S2, purchased in Singapore. The OS is Android 4.0.3. I wanted to root it, and followed the method specified in this xdadevelopers post. My kernel is *LPB* (I dont ...
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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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1answer
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Mere presence of SD card causes all sort of issues - what can be wrong?

My Galaxy S II started to act weirdly recently - application can't be installed or updated neither in Google Play, nor locally, the Settings > Apps (Storage) says "Computing" forever, my SD card fails ...
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Phone Stuck on Samsung Galaxy S2 Screen

I have a rooted GT-I9100G. Recently the official JB for France came out, and I wanted to flash it. Some of the reasons to do so were: My phone use to randomly show charging even when the charger ...
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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 ...