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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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How to regain control over a Samsung Galaxy S II with a Boot loop?

My device is in a wicked boot loop and I cannot get any control over the phone. If I take the battery out and put it back in, it just restarts again and again. I don't feel like I have any control ...
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How can i get my phone to boot again OR reset my developer options?

Hi Android Enthusiasts.. I have a galaxy S2 and the ROM I'm using is CM10.1, i was messing with the developer options and i saw an option called "simulate second screen" i guess so i clicked that and ...
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How to take screenshot on GT-19100 with ICS 4.0.4?

My Samsung Galaxy GT-19100 phone is stopped taking snapshot after my up-gradation from ICS 4.0.3 to ICS 4.0.4. Volume (-) key and power button pressing together is not taking snapshot now. Is this ...
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Horizontal calibration and Gyroscope calibration is not working on Samsung Galaxy S2

Whenever I go into the calibration for the accelerometer and gyroscope, the blue dot is not moving around for the accelerometer and for the gyroscope. Also, all of the auto screen rotation functions ...
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Need more memory to install Nova 3 Near Orbit on Samsung Galaxy S2

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2, running Android 4.0.3. I want to install Nova 3 Near Orbit on this device. I need 2 gigabyte of memory to install the game, but I only have 1.97 gigabytes in total. How ...
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samsung galaxy s2 continually flashes and will not turn on

I hope someone can please help me!! I have had my galaxy s2 for about 1 year with no problems until now. I have never dropped the phone or gotten it wet etc...today I forgot to pay my bill and phone ...
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How to determine cause of boot halt in Samsung logo screen?

The apps kept crashing on my phone (even MIUI Home) so I shut it down using the long power press and selecting shut down/power off option. When I powered it back on, it just stays stuck on the ...
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No Music Showing in Any Music Player

My Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 is rooted + 3rd party Jellybean 4.1.2 XXLS6 MIUI rom Music apps tested: DoubleTwist | Songbird | Google Music In all of these apps, the music list shows empty. I have ...
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Lost all my contacts after flashing custom rom (sg2)

I got a Galaxy S2 as an upgrade from my HTC Hero around January this year. My phone contacts have always been synced to my Gmail account and the backup worked since I got all my contacts on my SGS2 ...
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How to backup my app data if my phone is not rooted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Full Backup of non-rooted devices I'm going to flash (format) my Samsung Galaxy S2 (both the external sd and internal sd) . My phone is not rooted. But there are some ...
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folder not visible

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2, running Android 2.3. I have folder named usbStorage. After the firmware to latest version (via Kies), I can't see the usbStorage folder. When I mount the storage via USB ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 battery gets hot

My Galaxy S2 is less than a year old. The battery sucks! I have to charge it more than once a day. Tonight, while on the charger, the battery life is actually going down. It's also way too hot to ...
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What's causing my phone to freeze?

I Have a Samsung Galaxy S2. I had it for around 2 weeks, when it first turned itself off and wouldn't turn back on again. The keyboard would glitch and stop working. and apps like Facebook, or Google ...
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USB storage blank or unsupported filesystem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get rid of “SD Card blank or has unsupported filesystem” notification When I connect a USB Flash drive to my Galaxy SII Android 2.3.4, it alerts me with this ...
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Can't exit airplane mode

I sometimes have this weird behaviour My phone has zero mobile network I decide I should "reboot" the GSM service, and go to airplane mode I want to disable the airplane mode in order to return to ...
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Samsung galaxy s2 upgrade problem

I want to upgrade my Android version 2.3 to the newest firmware version. I am using Odin v3.04 but when I put file into the PDA section and turned the phone into download mode and started the upgrade ...
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What's the difference between the galaxys2 and i9100 CyanogenMod builds?

I own a Galaxy S 2 GT-I9100 so I'm somewhat confused what the correct build is for my phone. The situation is particularly confusing since I want to try out CyanogenMod 10, which isn't listed in the ...
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Using an audio dock on CM10.1 i9100

I'm running the CM10.1 nightlies on my Galaxy S2 (i9100). I've purchased the KitSound GALS2Dock, which has audio out over USB, but it doesn't work. I've asked KitSound via Twitter, and they told me ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 can't transfer pics, shuts down by itself, does not charge

My Samsung Galaxy S2 (not rooted) has all sorts of problems. It started when I tried to take some pics today. I would take a pic, and it would shut down. I tried to get pics off my phone by syncing ...
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Kaspersky fails to load

I have Kaspersky installed on my Samsung Galaxy S2. Since the last update it doesn't work anymore. I get a startup screen that asks for my email address for an anti-theft account. When I fill this in ...
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Update to Android 4.0.4 fails

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 with ICS 4.0.3 installed. The phone is rooted. Since a while I get a message about a 129MB update. I suppose this is the update to 4.0.4, but I'm not 100% sure. When I try ...
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How to turn off camera click sound on Samsung Galaxy S2? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 through boost mobile. I want to get rid of the camera sounds. I bought Tasker, and set up the profile like I was told. Everything is on or off. But when I exit Tasker at ...
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Galaxy S2 not charging

Galaxy S2 not charging tried usb and wall charger, initially I had this problem I removed and put the battery back it and it then began to charge however on next charge it stopped in mid charge ( ...
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Copy application data file from internal memory to sdcard via update.zip script

Unlock pattern has been used too many times on this android device and we don't have username and password. Most probably USB debugging might also be disabled. I can reset wipe data/factory reset from ...
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samsung galaxy s2 battery shuts phone down when plugging in charger

I have a Galaxy S2 and when I plug in the charger on one battery the phone shuts down and will not reboot. On battery #2 (exactly the same OEM) the phone remains usable on the charger. Dilemma that I ...
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Does installing the clockworkmod recovery require rooting galaxy s2?

Does installing the clockworkmod recovery require you to root galaxy s2 gt-i9100? In the link here it seems the rooting is not required. However I have read that rooting is required for installing ...
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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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text message notification interrupting voice calls samsung galaxy s2

Does anyone know how to turn off the notification for text messages that breaks into voice calls on my Sprint Samsung Galaxy s2 (SPH-D710)?
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Restore deleted photos

I accidentally deleted the entire "downloaded" album full of pictures from my Samsung Galaxy S2 (SPH-D710) and am trying to use a recovery program I downloaded. My phone will not show up as a ...
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g-mail app: download without an attachment

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2. I use GMail, and I am using the GMail app on this phone. Is there a way to have emails downloaded to my phone without the attachments? So when I open the email I have the ...
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Wifi not working on samsung s2

I have ICS on my Samsung S2 I9100 phone. I was able to turn on WiFi until about today afternoon. Now, from recently though, whenever I turn on WiFi, it does not turn on WiFi at all: the device shows ...
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How can I see what kind of car charger I have?

I noticed that when using navigation plus GPS my phone (Galaxy S2) still discharges a bit even so its connected to a car charger. While googeling, I found out that regular USB chargers only charge ...
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Samsung Galaxy S II won't start

I shut down my phone last night like I always do. I went to start it up the next morning and it wouldn't boot. I knew the battery was at least half charged but I put it on the charger anyway. I didn't ...
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Send and receive text messages on computer using galaxy s2

I could use Nokia PC suite to receive and send SMS messages on my computer. But I could not find this feature in Samsung Kies. How can I send and receive text messages on a PC using my Galaxy SII?
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Samsung Galaxy S2 stops during boot

My S2 stops at the Samsung logo screen during boot. When I restart it, the same thing happens. My phone is using Android 4.0.4 (ICS), and it is not rooted. Please help me with this. Thanks in advance. ...
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Why are my photographs not stored with GPS location?

I'm currently on vacation and used my Samsung Galaxy S 2 to take a couple hundred photographs. I'm running the stable CyanogenMod 9 and have the Store Location option enabled in the Camera app. I ...
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Simulate Touchscreen Input On Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot unlock tablet as have no internet connection? I have had a very unfortunate accident with my Samsung Galaxy S2 and the screen has suffered a complete shatter (top ...
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Connecting Galaxy S2 ICS to Kies

I tried connecting my Samsung Galaxy SII(ICS) to Samsung Kies 2.0.2 through USB. But whenever i connect the cable, Kies asks me to switch the phone to Kies Studio mode. But I could not find this mode ...
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My Samsung Galaxy S2 is constantly shutting down

Recently, whenever I am using an app or doing something on my phone other than texting or reading, my phone will up and shut off on me. When I try to reboot sometimes it will get all the way back to ...
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Radio and inbound Calls Volumes Can be set separately?

On Samsung Galaxy 2 is there a way to set volumes for the radio and incoming calls separately from each other? What's too laud for the radio (for me anything above 3) is not loud enough for the ...
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Back up not only games, but also game progress before flashing ROMS

I have a Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100) And I'm about to flash a custom rom on it. I've done it a bunch of times but what really irritates me is that I lose all progress made on the games that I have on my ...
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GT-I9100G screen replacement

I have a GT-I9100G and the screen went bad, I'd like to replace it but all the screen replacements on amazon are for the GT-I9100 version. They look the same but I am still not sure if this will work ...
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Samsung Skyrocket - Maximize Battery?

I have tried a few alternative ROMs, and underclock using SetCPU, but I can't seem to find a truly effective way to have my Samsung Skyrocket's battery last for more than a day. My average usage time ...
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Unexpected battery discharge on Samsung Galaxy S2

I charged my smartphone yesterday to full 100%. When I woke up today, I saw that battery was 40%. Android OS has used 90% of the battery. My Android version is 4.0.3. What is the cause of the problem? ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 doesn't play music

New Samsung Galaxy S2 doesn't play audio files. I tried using different players, but none worked. The track ether plays for 1-3 seconds or mixes different tracks into one. Considering trying to return ...
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Can't select date in calendar and Gmail not coming to phone

My question is 2 fold: First, when I go into calendar monthly view and hit say the 15h of the month...it won't pull up the info that day. When I do a battery pull, it will work for a few hours then ...
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How can I update my Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100) from Android 2.3.3 to a newer version?

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII (GT-I9100). OS version-2.3.3. Whenever I connect it to Kies, it cannot find an available software upgrade. Is there any other way to upgrade my OS?
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How to set default apps on Samsung Galaxy S II + Android 4.0 (ICS)

On stock Android and 2.x ROMs on SGS2, default apps could be set in Settings -> Applications. However, when I go there with the ICS ROM, I don't see where I can set which default applications for ...
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Tethering CM10 - high latency, high(ish) throughput

I am recently having an issue where tethering my PC (Arch Linux) to my Galaxy S2 has a very strange result. While tethered, web surfing on my PC is painfully slow - not because of slow download ...