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It is possible to recover your contacts from your old Galaxy S2 if the contacts are not overwritten by new files. A fact is that, the deleted files in your phone are still in your phone but hidden and inaccessible to you. That is why you cannot see them. To recover them, you need to use an Android Data Recovery to enter the file system to extract the ...
Cyanogenmod nightly builds are development snapshots. Anything can be broken in them from one night to the next. You shouldn't try to use a nightly for your "everyday" phone as problems like the one you describe are common. Report the bug to the developers and switch to a stable release (or, if you're feeling brave) a release candidate or milestone release. ...
On galaxy s3, sdcard refers to internal storage, ext sdcard to an sd card to be plugged into the micro SD slot. USB storage refers to an USB stick that would be connected to the USB port using a dedicated USB otg cable.
Aside from Izzy's suggestions, I also find Clean Master helpful in cleaning unecessary files / cache. Check it out. :)
Screenshot (click for larger variant) I'm using Cynogenmod ROM. I figured it out that you are talking about Owner Info on Lockscreen. I tried a long one and its scrolling through my lock screen. So just Clear "Owner info" from your lock screen settings.
In Samsung Galaxy S4, it's in System settings > My device > Lock screen > Lock screen widgets > Edit personal information. See if you can find something similar for the S2.
You could try booting into fastboot mode, and then use fastboot -w. This command wipes userdata and cache, and thus should be equivalent to a factory-reset. For more information, there's a List of fastboot commands, and of course our fastboot tag-wiki.
Is that an Exchange email? Then YES, removing it will trigger a Factory Reset. This is standard operating procedure, for security purposes (of the company). As dotVezz said, you should back-up all your data (pictures, documents, downloaded files, etc). To back-up your apps and its data, you can use Titanium Backup; needs ROOT. Just to be on the safe side, ...
You will need the Android SDK and your phone's appropriate drivers so you can use Fastboot ADB and pull the files manually. Here's how to get into Fastboot mode: Pull battery and reinsert Hold VOL DOWN, press and release PWR button (continue holding VOL DOWN) You should see a menu with the following options: Fastboot, Recovery, Clear Storage, and Simlock; ...
There is some hope to recover data which was stored on the “internal SD card”. Samsung Galaxy S2 supports USB connection in the mass storage mode (unlike some other more recent models). This mode provides the required block-level access to the partition which holds your media and other files (but not contacts, SMS and app data). Therefore you can connect ...
You can try clearing cache and rebooting if you are able to get inside CWM
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