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How come I get “This is a 'espresso10wifi'” when I try to flash recovery?

I'm trying to adb-sideload a new recovery (Philz Touch Recovery n5110) I get, This package is for a 'konowifi.5110.GT-N5110.konawifixx' devices: this is a 'espresso10wifi'. E: Error in ...
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Google Play No Connection

I have tried all suggestions in the answer and everything the asker did specified on this question without any luck. I reflashed GApps and CyanogenMod at least 13 times, as I have lost count. The only ...
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“Firmware upgrade encountered an issue…” message on galaxy tab 2 10.1

I have a problem: My samsung galaxy tab 2 10.1 doesn't turn on correcty. I have the message : Firmware upgrade encountered an issue. Please select recovery mode in Kies & try again". For your ...
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Compuer shows no sign of tablet connection (SGH-T779 Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 for T-Mobile)

How can I get my computer to recognize I have attached my tablet? I have tried every trick online with no luck. Couple notes: No indication at all from computer that a tablet is plugged in (No ...
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How to install custom kernel from source? - Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 (GT-P5113)

I have modified the kernel code in attempts to add a driver for USB to Ethernet. I have successfully compiled the code and am trying to install it onto my tablet. I am following the README that came ...
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Still prompted to sign in after Google account removal

We have a Galaxy Tab 2 that is primarily used by my wife. Until recently my Google account was on there too, I removed this on the device in Settings > Accounts. But... for some reason she still gets ...
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Update Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 from 4.1.1 to Latest (Rooted)

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 running a rooted version of firmware version 4.1.1. I would like to update my firmware to the latest version, while maintaining my root privileges. How can I do ...
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How do I install Cyanogenmod 11 on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT-P5113)?

I'd like to install Cyanogenmod 11 on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT-P5113), is this currently possible? I see the Rom shows up in Cyanogenmod's Updater.
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Wireless picture transfer

I have a Galaxy S3 phone and a new Galaxy Tab 3 which I'm trying to transfer pictures to. My phone will find the tablet when it scans for nearby devices in settings menu, but when I try to transfer ...
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Tab 2 10.1 P5100 stuck on starting screen

Actually I was downloading something when my tab 2 10.1 p5100 suddenly went off. Then the starting screen came up saying,"Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1" and it is stuck there. I tried the factory reset by ...
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A lot of storage space used by 'system files'

I have a problem of huge storage space missing in my newly bought Galaxy Tab 2 tablet. It is the 16 GB version, but even after resetting twice to factory settings, the available storage space remains ...
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File fails to upload to google drive from tablet

I have a galaxy Tab 3 with some pictures on it I'd like to upload to Google Drive. Whenever I go into gallery and select them it just keeps working at 0.0Kb and then says "upload fail". Does anyone ...
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How can I update to Android 4.4 manually? [duplicate]

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1' with Android version 4.1.2. Is it possible to manually to update to Android 4.4, and if yes how?
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Android 4.2.2 Screen Capture on Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

I've browsed for this information and everything I've found says to hit the power button and volume down at the same time and a white line appears around the screen and you have a capture. I've ...
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Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Connect to ethernet

Is it possible, using some type of adapter or combination of adapters, to connect a Galaxy Tab 2 to a ethernet port. Is it necessary to add some kind of kernel module? Which one? How do I do that?
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Tab 2 10.1 keeps turning on

I bought a Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 last year and it's been working great. Then I noticed the other day when I tried to turn off the tablet (by holding down the power butter), it just recycles and comes ...
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Assert Failed Error When Doing New Install of Cyanogenmod

I am brand new to CM so please be gentle. I managed to get ClockworkMod Recovery 6.0.1.2 installed and I can do the powerup+vol down to boot into it. Then I executed "wipe data/factory reset" I ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 can't pair with Bluetooth keyboard after update to 4.2.2

Updated last night. Tablet can't find the keyboard when Bluetooth is turned on and tablet is visible. This is the keyboard that came with the tablet in the student edition. I can't find anyone with ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab-2 USB connection issue

I am working on Android application development, I want to run my application on Samsung Galaxy Tab-2 GT-P3100 but whenever I connect it with USB to the computer then it is not detecting. snapshot - ...
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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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How can I get an old version of YouTube application for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2? [duplicate]

How can I get an old version of the YouTube application for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2? The new update is slow and poor display.
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Installing a fresh copy of Android on my rooted Galaxy Tab 10.1 2

I've got a Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, which has been rooted, though it's still stock firmware. It has a whole bunch of problems right now with certain apps, e.g. it currently can't play any music (player ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 WiFi won't turn on

All of a sudden the WiFi will not turn on on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. I have done factory reset and it has not fixed the problem. When I check the WiFi box to turn it on, it just says 'turning on'. ...
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What version of Clockworkmod should I be using on my Galaxy Tab 2?

I have been trying to install Cyanogenmod on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 (SGH-1497) (AT&T) over the last few days and I keep getting stuck installing CWM Recovery. I have been able to ...
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Blank screen when trying to boot into recovery mode on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

I am in the middle of trying to install Cyanogenmod on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 according to Wiki instructions and I'm getting stuck when I try to go into recovery mode. I tried to flash it to ...
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How to create videos similar to Khan-Academy videos with a Samsung Galaxy?

I would like to know what is the best option to create videos with audio similar to those of Khan Academy with Samsung Galaxy Tablets. Some of my colleagues have Samsung Galaxy 10.1 Note and some of ...
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New Galaxy Tab 2 10" backlight doesn't stay lit during use

We are definitely newbies - can someone help? We will be in full use of the tablet and the light goes dim. It can happen shortly after we've turned it on, or it can be hours after play. Doesn't ...
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Samsung tablet 2 10.1- why is the adaptor in two separate parts

We have just purchased a Samsung galaxy tablet 10.1 and there are no directions for charging - so we put the adaptor together to plug into the wall and it does not come apart - why is it in two ...
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Translation issue MS Exchange and Samsung Tab 2 10.1

I recently purchased a Samsung tab 2 10.1. Everything seems to be working fine except that it does not properly sync with Outlook calendar and contacts -- the text on the notes section of both the ...
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Difference between touching the screen with finger and S pen

What is the difference in touching the screen of Galaxy Tab (10.1) with Finger and the S Pen ?
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Galaxy tab 2 10.1 is showing x and y coordinates and mouse lines on the screen

My Galaxy tab 2 10.1 is showing x and y coordinates across the top of the screen. When I swipe my finger on the screen, a line is trailing behind it, like what I am doing are showing. It was normal ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab, charging technique through USB Cable

From Galaxy Tab is not being charged through USB Cable @Chris Stratton Tablets have larger batteries than phones and may be unable to sufficiently charge from the half amp limit of a USB port, ...
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How to start browser in incognito mode by default?

I have a samsung galaxy tab 2 10" running Android 4.0.4. Is there a way for the default browser to automatically start up in incognito mode? Or, is there an alternative browser that can do it?
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT - P5100), shortcut button to close/exit from any app/game

I am a new user of Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT - P5100). Is there any shortcut button to close/exit from any app/game? Or, any other mechanism?
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How to write Pinyin using default keyboard languages?

I need to be able to make one of the tone marks in Pinyin, specifically the one that looks like a little U over the vowels. (example: ǎ ) I have tested various languages, but can't find one to add ...