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Phone won't turn on - Samsung Galaxy S II

My Galaxy S2 won't turn on. It just keeps flashing the Samsung Galaxy S2 screen. I turned it off, then held the power button and the down volume button and a screen popped up with the green android. ...
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Disappearing Icons on Galaxy S2

On my Samsung Galaxy S2, sometimes all of the icons will disappear from the home screens except for the 4 built in icons (phone, messaging, web, applications). This sometimes happens at startup, and ...
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USB connection broken, tried debugging

I have a Galaxy S2 that refuses to be picked up by any computer. I tried different operating systems, I tried a different USB cable, I tried debugging mode. The phone still charges fine through the ...
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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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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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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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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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Samsung Galaxy S2 shuts off when plugged in…screen goes black then a grey empty battery appears

Samsung Galaxy S2 shuts off when plugged in...screen goes black then a grey empty battery appears for a second then disappears this "flashes" several times in about 4-5 second intervals. I can not ...
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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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S2 stops at logo screen

as the topic says, my s2 stops at the Samsung logo screen, I tried EVERYTHING, I tried to enter the download mode, but it seems it doesn't work. what to do now? it was working alright! and suddenly, ...
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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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Galaxy 2s network password

My wife dropped her phone and the screen is blank. We're replacing it, but I want to get her photos off it. I hooked up the phone to my PC and it asks for a user name and password which my wife says ...
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can't see photos that have facebook logo

My thing is that I want to see the pictures in my gallery.they have the Facebook blue F beside each folders. I want to see my photos and and also want to keep them in my gallery. Just can't see them. ...
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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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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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firmware for samsung galaxy s 2

After installing a custom rom my Samsung Galaxy S2 it stopped working and showing only the logo with a yellow warning sign. now I can't get to cwm recovery mode, i can only go into downloading mode. ...
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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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Is there a way to get GPS to work without Google Location Service constantly enabled?

The GPS on my Samsung Galaxy S2 cannot find my current location whenever Google Location Service is disabled. I have it disabled most of the time because my battery drains much faster when the ...
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Importing photos finds all image files, not just camera pictures

When trying to import photos from my Galaxy S2 in Windows, it tries to import all image files on the phone (including application data), not just those in DCIM. The system is Android 4.0.3. The ...
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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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Missing space/Storage space running out Galaxy S2 [tried almost every solution I can find!]

I periodically get this error on my phone. It will say the internal storage is running out but when I check the storage use it will say: Total space 1.97 GB Available: 182MB Apps: 622 MB Cached 11.70 ...
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samsung s2 stopped working when i turn bluetooth on

Suddenly my s2 starts giving this issue.when i turn on bluetooth.my phone gets switched off. I tried restarting my phone ,but still this issue exists Plz help thnx in advance
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Install CWM on Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-9100M)

I already soft bricked my Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-9100M two times (the M is important, it's Virgin/Bell Canada's version) when trying to install clockworkmod recovery (CWM) on it. First time I think I ...
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Can an antivirus really stop the broadAnywhere threat?

I had a look at the diff where the broadAnywhere threat is fixed, and it's basically just mPendingIntent = PendingIntent.getBroadcast(this, 0, new Intent(), 0); replaced with: Intent ...
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Mobile Network goes off often in my Galaxy s2

I am using Galaxy s2 since 5 months. I have started facing Network problems recently. The mobile network goes off often and it resumes most times by itself.. but sometimes I need to restart my phone ...
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How can I reset my developer options, or otherwise boot my Galaxy S2 on CM10.1 again?

I have a Samsung 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 Secondary Display". I clicked that and selected 720 then it ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 factory-reset lead to boot-loop

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2. I factory-reset my phone from the Settings option, but it is taking too much time. It has been 24 hours already, but the device is only boot-looping. I've also tried to ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 stuck on CWM, can't mount sdcard

I've been trying to install Cyanogenmod on my Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100), following the official guide. I was successful in installing Clockworkmod and can enter the recovery mode. The problem ...
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Is there any way to recover a flash memory that probably stopped working?

I have a Samsung galaxy s2 phone whose suddenly stopped working, I've changed battery and tried basically everything in order to make it work, nothing helped.. Is there any way to recover a flash ...
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Why doesn't my Galaxy S2 see my keyboard/mouse?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 and Android 4.0.3. It recognises all the mass storage devices but doesn't seem to see a mouse and keyboard. The mouse was for sure working with Android 2.3 but now it is ...
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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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Call recording for Galaxy S2 with kitkat ROM

I'm looking for a call recording app \ mod that works on Galaxy S2 with android 4.4 ROM. I used several apps with previous versions (mainly on stock ROM's) but none of the apps I tried worked on ...
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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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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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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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Phone doesn't ring or show missed call, later a voicemail appears

I have an AT&T Samsung Galaxy 2 and have had a sporadic problem: A person calls me, my phone doesn't ring, kicks them over to voice mail, doesn't show as a missed call, and then the voice mail ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 'Not Registered on Network'

I wonder if anyone can help me please. I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 that I want to sell. I have reset it to factory settings. However, I have a problem. When I bought the phone new, it was on o2. I ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 SGH-S959G Android version 2.3 in boot loop

This morning turned off my phone by pressing and holding down the power button. I waited a few minutes then tried to turn the phone back on. It began to boot up by flashing the normal Samsung Galaxy ...
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Unable to install CyanogenMod on Galaxy S2 i777

I'm trying to use ROM Manager to install the cm-10.1.3 ROM on my phone, but I'm getting the following error (from recovery.log): -- Installing: /sdcard/bluetooth/cm-10.1.3-i777.zip Finding update ...
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Samsung Social Hub: How can I view the sent folder running ICS?

I have 3 email accounts under Social Hub, how can I view sent folder running ICS 4.0.3 on Samsung Galaxy S2? When I was using Gingerbeard 2.3.6, it was very simple to move the other mail folder as ...
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Resize /system partition of Galaxy S 2

I need to increase the size of my Galaxy S 2's /system partition from 503.4MB to... Well, anything possible. The (main) reason why I want to do this is because I want to install GApps 20140606, which ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 not enough storage

I have a Galaxy S2 and a memory card installed. There are tons of free space on both. When I install any app, it downloads and then says not enough storage. How to solve this problem? It's running ...
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Google Play app seems corrupted

I have a Samsung Galaxy Skyrocket SII (yes, quite old now) and it's had a litany of issues as of late, but the one I find curious of all is the issue with my Google Play app. Every bit of text within ...
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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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Text message with pictures: “Download” button does nothing

I have a Galaxy S2 running Android 4.0.4. When people send me text messages with a picture attached, I receive the message but it says something like this, with a "download" button: Message size: ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy S2 new battery dying too quickly

I'm trying to figure out if the new battery is faulty or if there could be something else causing the battery to charge the whole night and then die after half a day. If I take out the charger while ...
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Changing vibrate length of default email app on galaxy s2

I have connected the mail app from the galaxy s2 to my email (exchange). The notification (which I have set to vibrate) is just a very short vibrate. It seems very likely that I will often miss this ...
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How to Disable Double Tapping?

My Galaxy S2 asked me to double-tap and drag to unlock (instead of just dragging) and every time I try to tap anything, one tap only makes a yellow box appear around the app or file or whatever, which ...
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How do I check who is connecting to my hotspot?

Is there any way to check who is connecting to my hotspot? I am using a rooted Samsung Galaxy SII. I use the SII's tethering feature in: Settings > Wireless and network > Tethering and portable ...