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Battery level indicators: Do they consume more battery?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y phone, the battery level indicator that comes pre-installed in the status bar, shows only a graphical representation of the battery level and does not gives a number ...
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How do I configure ADB for the Samsung Galaxy Y?

How do I configure ADB to recognize my Samsung Galaxy Y? I have installed the USB driver. but when I run adb devices it does not list anything. Following are the steps I followed. Declare your ...
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How to unbrick my Samsung Galaxy Y

I put custom ROM ussrv8_evanlocked@ogy@xda after rooting my Samsung Galaxy Y, and then I wanted to update kernel to overclock my phone (I followed this set of instructions). Now the phone is not ...
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How to take a screenshot of an entire scrolling activity?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y, and I have an application that has a scrollable activity. I wanted to take a screenshot but the "Home button - Power button" combination only captures the contents that are ...
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Completely “Mute” my Android Phone?

I have seen the Question: Is there a one-click widget to make my phone completely silent? and this is not a Duplicate Question. In my, Samsung Galaxy Y phone, when I completely reduce my volume, it ...
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Samsung logo loop in galaxy y

Whenever I start my phone, the samsung logo animation goes in a loop forever; unless i take off the battery. This started happening after I simultaneously clicked the power button, menu button and ...
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Unable to move few Apps to SD Card

I have apps such as Any.DO and AK Notepad installed in My Samsung Galaxy Y Android 2.3.6 phone. I have tried Titanium Backup and App 2 SD (move app to SD) but still not able to move these apps to the ...
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Phone isn't detected via USB but still charges

My Galaxy GT-S5360 is not being detected via USB when I connect it to my PC. It still charges however. It used to work and there was a prompt to connect it to the computer but now it just charges ...
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Words are not clear on my Samsung Galaxy Y phone?

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy Y phone and I noticed that text is a little blurry in the phone. I compared it with my Samsung Galaxy Ace phone and the difference is quite clear. The displayed text ...
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Hide / Add / Replace dock icons on home screen

I have Samsung galaxy Y and I do have 2 questions about dock settings on home screen. Is it possible to Hide / Modify dock on home screen? Is it possible to make it toggle on touch the home screen? ...
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My new phone came with super user but I didn't root it

I've just got a new Samsung Galaxy Y from Unique Mobiles (http://www.uniquemobiles.com.au). The package was still intact when I picked it up and the "don't accept this if this sticker is broken" ...
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Play High-Resolution mp4 Videos on Galaxy Y

When I try to play high resolution videos on my phone I get this error message: Sorry, this video cannot be played Is there a way to make these videos play, like an app that can handle these ...
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Able to play only few mp4 files in Samsung Galaxy Y?

Why is it that I am able to play only a few .mp4 files in my New Samsung Galaxy Y Mobile but not he rest. What should I do to make even the other .mp4 files to play? What should I do to make .mkv, ...
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1answer
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Skipping “Swipe screen to unlock” screen?

I do not have any kind of password/pattern lock enabled in my rooted Samsung Galaxy Y mobile phone. When I wake my phone up, by pressing either the power button or the middle button, I see this ...
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how can I fix my Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360?

All of my applications are forcing to close such as its home, messaging, play store services and others.I can't make changes or even open application drawer or home.I can only open my contacts and ...
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SMS messages won't delete no matter what

I have a phone which has thousands of SMS. Now it's very difficult to delete them all and the SMS app always hangs. I have tried the following to no avail: Select All SMS > Delete Downloaded SMS ...
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2answers
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Transfer all Contacts in Phone and Sim to Google Contacts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to move phone contacts to Google? I am using my New Samsung Galaxy Y mobile phone. In My Contacts, I see that some are in SIM Memory, Some are in Phone Memory while ...
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sim unsupported

There's a problem with my galaxy y s5360 after upgrading from gingerbread to Android Kitkat. I followed all the steps starting from downloading CWM, Cyanogenmod 11, and the Kitkat rom. And thankfully ...
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Dialer problem with Galaxy Y after rooting

I recently rooted my Samsung Galaxy Y. I also used Link2SD to move some of the apps to the SD card partition to free up some space. Since then I notice this weird behavior. When I go to Logs or ...
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Samsung Galaxy Y Hangs up when connected and tethered with USB

I just purchased a new Samsung Galaxy Y and it works fine normally. But when I connect my mobile with USB the explorer works fine in "my computer", but my phone gets hung up such that nothing works on ...
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Why does my phone keep on rebooting?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Y Duos (GT-S6102). It keeps on rebooting without any operation and doesn't charge properly. I went to service center, they changed the charging pin then also the charging ...
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Google Chrome for Android: Chrome Web Store [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Chrome Mobile on ICS support extensions? I have a Samsung Galaxy Y and Google Chrome for Android is incompatible with my Phone, so I am not able to test it. Can ...
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“Save as draft” option missing from the default message app?

I have a Samsung galaxy Y mobile phone, and I have just discovered that the option to save messages as draft is completely missing in the app named "Messaging" that I got pre-installed. I am really ...
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Samsung Galaxy Y asking to install CDC ACM DATA?

I have connected my Samsung Galaxy Y mobile with Windows XP (64 bit) operating system. It is asking me to install the CDC ACM Data. I have selected the 'install automatically' option, but it is saying ...
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Missed call alerts when phone busy on another call?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y phone with Gingerbread. I have just discovered that I do not receive any kind of missed call notifications when my phone is busy on another call. I am quite shocked as this ...
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Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread: Sort and do a cloud backup of photos

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y and I want to sort camera pictures and do a cloud backup. Is it possible using the standard Gallery app and any other of it's factory resources? I know Google Photos would ...
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How to enable haptic feedback in Samsung Galaxy Y?

Actually I had the haptic feedback option enabled by default when I bought the Samsung Galaxy Y mobile. But it seems that somebody has changed the Settings. So I would like to know how to enable ...
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Samsung Galaxy y does not boot even after factory-reset

Suddenly my Samsung Galaxy Y start to stuck at Samsung screen (not the initial Galaxy Y screen) and keep on restarting after that point. The situation is verymuch similar to this. I did a ...
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Signal problem with Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5630 mobile

I am using Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5630 phone with IDEA network provider. I am having signal loss problems many times a times. When I try to make a call, it says "Network unavailable". I though this ...
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What is the range of my wifi tethering network? [closed]

My Samsung Galaxy Y (GT-S5360L) can run a wifi tethering network at 32 dBm, according to iwconfig. This is almost 2 watts. Is this reading accurate, (my battery is 1200mAh, 5v, or 6 watt hours, so it ...
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how can i connect my samsung galaxy y s5360 via usb to pc by odin mode?

My Samsung galaxy y5360 operating system was gone.now i want to install Samsung by default software 2.3.6 Gingerbrade by Odin v1.85..but can't detect usb in my pc but also good in USB ...
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How to change the ringtone for SMS in Samsung Galaxy Y?

Is there a way to change the ringtone for SMS in Samsung Galaxy Y, Gingerbread v2.3.6?
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Wi-Fi calls with Csip simple

I am testing Wi-Fi calls with Asterisk, a SIP server. I tried using CSipSimple and mizurdoid. In both the cases the voice path establishes very rarely Most of the time no call goes through. After thee ...
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Changing “Emergency Call” numbers in Samsung phones? [duplicate]

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy Y mobile phone. It has an "Emergency Call" / "Emergency Dialler" feature. By default it comes with "911" and other American emergency numbers loaded in it, how do I ...
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How to add/delete languages from android phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a new language? I want to deleted some installed languages from android phone and also add some languages to android phone. How this can be done? (android ...
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What is the default launcher on the Moto G?

Does the default launcher on Moto G resemble the Holo launcher? I suspect the Motorola Migrate has done a number on my Moto G. I migrated from an old Samsung Galaxy Y and this may have caused a lot ...
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Get Gingerbread back on Samsung Galaxy Y

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y mobile. In internet I saw a post that update your Samsung Galaxy Y from 2.3 to 4.0. I tried the steps but I went wrong now my mobile getting rebooted again and again. How can ...
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Screen size and density of Samsung Galaxy Y

I want to know about the screen size and density of the Samsung Galaxy Y. Which category of screen size (small, normal, large,x-large) or density (ldpi, mdpi, hdpi, x-hdpi) is its screen? Any ...
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OTA update removed stock Contacts app (Galaxy Y S5360, Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread.XXMI1)

My Galaxy Y S5360 did an OTA software update on 22 April 2014, and ever since then, after the phone rebooted, my Contacts app has gone completely! The data is there, so I have had to download ...
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How to flash stock ROM on Galaxy Young

So I had a perfectly rooted Galaxy Y w/ Android 2.3.6, but then I can't remember why, but I changed in some system files and my device is no longer rooted. I've tried everything but nothing resets all ...
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Cannot see pictures and cannot hear audio on Galaxy Y; package data not signed properly

I don't know what's wrong with my Galaxy Y. When I take pictures or download pictures, they cannot be viewed. Audios can not be played. I tried downloading Facebook, Viber and Wattpad, but it keeps on ...
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Network problems with Samsung Galaxy Young (S6312)

I'm having a network problem with my Samsung Galaxy Young (S6312) device. Sometimes while trying to make a call, even though the signal indicator shows 2 or 3 bars, the device displays a message like ...
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How do I connect my Galaxy Y GT-S5360 via USB to my Mac?

I cannot connect my Galaxy Y phone to my MacBook for mass storage using a USB cable. I have installed Android File Transfer software but it does not detect my phone when I connect it. I believe I have ...
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Error occured while flashing Galaxy Y with JELLYBLAST V3.0.2

While installing ROM on my galaxy Y as per mentioned on [ CUSTOM ROM - KERNEL] JELLYBLAST V3.0.2 for Galaxy Y GT-S5360 ROM installation aborted with error: Finding update package... Opening update ...
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USB Debugging for the Samsung Galaxy Y?

I have connected Samsung Galaxy Y phone with Android Development Tool (ADT Eclipse) It doesn't recognize my device. I'm using window XP (64 bit) operating system. I have also made the USB Debugging ...
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1answer
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Back button does not light-up when I press home button

I bought a Samsung Galaxy Y phone yesterday. I was wondering why the Back button does not light up when I press Home button on the device. On my Samsung Galaxy Ace the Back button and Menu button ...
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Phone not booting after flashing Hyperion 9

I followed the steps on this link to install Hyperion 9 on my old Samsung Galaxy Y. After completing the installation and rebooting, the phone is stuck at the Samsung logo start screen. I have tried ...
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Outgoing calls starting after a long delay in Samsung Galaxy Y

When I click the call button or slide in the contact list will not start the call. I can move back to the home/previous screen. However, the call will not started. For eg: If I repeatedly try to ...
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Galaxy Y is restarting again and again after factory reset.

I formatted my phone due to "low space in memory", after I click on factory data reset and now my phone is restarting over and over. I waited for 5 minutes but it was not turning on then I removed my ...
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Galaxy Y force close and now phone turned off

On my Galaxy Y I face a problem: it suddenly started showing "force-close" notices for every appliction (even wallpaper and home), so I turned it off. Now it's not turning on anymore. It only boots ...