Questions tagged [4.1-jelly-bean]

The version of Android after 4.0.x (Ice Cream Sandwich) in the Android version sequence. Please only use this tag if your question specifically pertains to Jelly Bean and its features.

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Removing Root for Sony SP

A while ago, I decided to root my Sony Xperia SP (c5303) the downfall is that the operating system it's self was stuck on Android 4.1.2 with the build number of 12.0.A.2.254, now the time has changed ...
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Impact of removing the launcher from Android device

I have two Samsung rooted devices and I'm thinking of removing the TouchWiz. What would be the implications of leaving the device without a Launcher? If I install a new app that acts as Home/Launcher ...
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Apps continue to use battery despite closing them

I have noticed that certain apps continue to show up in the Settings-->Battery menu (which shows the % of battery used by each app) long after closing them. Here are the list of things I have ...
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What does “se.infra@SEP-138#1” mean on kernel version?

I have broken my mobile, so I want to download the original version back. The original version is: Android version: 4.1.2 Kernel version: 3.0.31-638230 se.infra@SEP138#1 On kernel version, what ...
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“Android is upgrading… Starting Apps” on boot

I have a Galaxy S3 phone with android version 4.1.2. I have not upgraded my phone recently nor have I rooted the phone. This afternoon when I turned on my phone, I got a message saying "Android is ...
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Modifying Samsung ROM and flashing it on a device

I downloaded a Samsung firmware for my Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (SM-T230) device and would like to remove certain applications and files from the firmware and then load it into the mobile device using ...
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Installing system apps on Android 4.4

I've installed apps on the system partition on Android 4.1 and it's as easy as moving an APK to the /system/app/ folder and restart the device. The PackageManager (I assume) will recognize a change in ...
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how to populate external SD for Android

Contrary to advice given here I'm not observing LOST.DIR folder created in cases of corruption. Here's my sequence of steps: Unmount external SD card in Android. Put it into external card reader for ...
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alarm clock app with notification on lock screen

In the past active alarms from the default app showed up on the lock screen (time and date). This feature seems to be gone in 4.1.2. Does it work in later versions of Android? Can it be done somehow ...
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Rooting and uprading Galaxy SL GT-I9003 to ICS or Jelly Bean

There are lots of howtos online but most of them are old with rotten links (to the downloads). In addition to how to root and upgrade and where to download the files, I'd like to know the following: ...
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Calendar Plays Wrong Sound

I have set the sound in both Personalize->Sound->Notification Sounds->Calendar and Calendar->Menu->Settings->Select Notification to the same sound, but Calendar refuses to play the ...
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Move Apps from Internal to SD--Android 4.1.2, LGE Optimus F3

For those who don't know, the Optimus F3 has only, like, 2gb of internal space. And because Google's Nexus phones don't have SD card slots for some really weird reason, they decided to just pull the ...
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Moving applications to SD card

I own a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT8010-Wifi) model and I would like to move some of my apps to the external SD card and change the default installation location to be the external SD card from now ...
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How to reinstall the uninstalled system apps (that arent availble on Google Play)

What if you accidentally deleted some important apps and couldn't install them back because Google Play doesn't have them? For example android system, com.android dun server and com.android.lgsetup ...
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My storage doesn't exist

I have a samsung S3 mini GT-18190.It shows that the internal storage is 16GB available space and phone storage is 17MB. But when I plug my GT-18190 to my computer only 17MB partition displays. A 16GB ...
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Galaxy fame wont work with otg

I am trying to operate an otg cabe with my Galaxy fame but am getting nowhere. When I run host diagnostic it doesnt recognise the phone Anyone help?
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Decrypt Samsung S2 files?

My Samsung S2 just went dead with the encrypted SD Card in it and I found out that KIES didn't backup that memory. The phone was repaired but now I cant read the files on the SD. Anyone out there who ...
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What is “Easy mode” (during initial phone setup) and are there any problems with it?

I just got a new Samsung Galaxy Core Duos running Android 4.1.2, and put a new sim card in it. The phone has taken me through some initial set up screens for a Samsung account, Gmail account, and name,...
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Is there any way to open recovery mode with only hard keys? [closed]

i had flashed a custom rom on my device. But unfortunately it does not boot properly. And suddenly i have noticed that my volume keys are not working. And i had'nt debug mode opened. so now what can i ...
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Will my phone (carrier unlocked but initially locked to verizon) get locked after Kitkat update?

I've bought Motorola Droid Razr M from eBay. It is locked with Verizon by default, so seller unlocked device for me and it is working fine. It comes with Jelly bean 4.1.2 and I found that Kitkat ...
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i8960 performing awkwardly

My Samsung Galaxy Core i8960 has a minor crack in lower right corner and sometimes has trouble detecting taps. Once I manage to unlock it via pin I get to the lock screen that requires me to enter a ...
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Browsers Zoom In and Out while Scrolling

Every time I open a page in either Chrome, Opera or Firefox and try to scroll with the tip of my finger, the browser seems to suddenly zoom in and out while scrolling, interpreting the scroll down as ...
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Additional SD card remounts itself as read-only

In my Galaxy SII there was everything ok for three years. All this time I used an external 64Gb SanDisk card. Now after some uptime the card is remounted as RO. All the modifying operations on the ...
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S2 randomly restarting / draining the battery

For the past month my S2, SPH-D710, Android 4.1.2, will randomly restart throughout the day. I took the battery out for awhile and that didn't change anything. Sometimes it happens when I'm looking ...
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Factory reset: prestigio multipad 7.0 ultra plus tablet pc pmp 36 70b

How to factory reset prestigio multipad 7.0 ultra plus tablet pc pmp 36 70b? It boots to gmail sign in page, then it says wrong password, though it's not connected to the internet, it doesn't even ...
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Backup gmail emails offline

I have an Android 4.1 phone. When I typically login into my gmail app, even if I am offline, I can see / read already downloaded emails. So, I have those two questions: Where are those emails saved ...
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Updates reinstalled bundled apps I have uninstalled

I've recently purchased a Samsung S3 Mini, and as I do with all my new devices, I go through and uninstall applications that I know I will never use. Twice now since I've owned the device, there have ...
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Kitkat appdrawer hide apps and create folders

Back in Jellybean you where able to sort the apps in the app drawer, even make folders. In KitKat it seems that this feature is removed. Is there a rom or app that can bring this back?
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How can I view SMTP headers in gmail app?

I'd like to view the full SMTP headers of a message in my gmail app, but haven't found a way to do so. I've also also tried the Web client, but it displays a tablet-specific view, even when I've ...
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How to restore Google Search withOUT Google Voice Dialer?

Stack Exchange newbie here. Please forgive any protocol mistakes. I'm following a thread, but can't yet comment as a newbie, on a question involving the Google Voice Dialer for Android 4.1x - ...
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How to downgrade from kitkat to jelly bean?

May I know how to downgrade from android 4.4.2 kitkat to jelly bean? There are many problems on my galaxy note 10.1 after upgraded to kitkat. Please help me~ Thank you very much!
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Uninstalled system keyboard

I rooted my phone and uninstalled keyboard application without backup.. Now i removed my root. I need keyboard. My phone is galaxy star pro. Android version 4.1.2. Help me.
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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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Android Jelly Bean - Download and install Download Manager without a pc

I'm writing this from the tablet having the issue. 2 months ago when I still had a working pc I wanted to install Linux on my tablet and in the process I wiped mostly everything from it and changed ...
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Using over 2gb sd card space for link2sd apps

i have a rooted S3 mini, android version 4.1.2, link2sd free edition installed. S3 mini doesn't support moving apps to SD so I have to use Link2SD. I have 4 GB sd and I have followed the instructions ...
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Screen mirroring with ASUS ME172 over HDMI

I have ASUS ME172 tablet with Android 4.1 and an HDMI cable, and I want to project the tablet screen to my laptop. However, when I connect the cable with laptop it doesn't do anything. I didn't find ...
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Cannot see tablet screen while it ts connected to the TV

I have a Serioux s101 tablet and when I'm connecting it to my TV(Toshiba P1300D) it works fine but my tablet's screen becomes blank. Is there a way to see both screens?
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After rebooting phone, app shortcuts from sd go missing

I own a Samsung Galaxy S Advance (i9070) with stock android 4.1.2 There is not a lot of internal storage, so I tend to move all possible apps from phone to SD card. However, when I reboot the phone, ...
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stock email: activesync/exchange: selecting which folders to sync

I have two devices getting email from the same exchange activesync server. same account. One is an old 2.3.3 nexus, another is a samsung tablet with 4.1 (or newer, not 100% sure now.. it may be 4.2) ...
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I move a folder in android root directory to SDcard directory in internal phone memory. Is there a way to restore it back?

The folder was custpack in root directory and the phone will not boot now. I can still access a recovery mode but it only have a stock recovery from the manufacture. No custom recovery available for ...
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How to reinstall google play store app in jellybean?

I have telus samsung galaxy s2x with android jellybean 4.1.2 (non rooted). When going on play store I got an error about authentication needed. So I did uninstall updates from application manager (as ...
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MMS messages text disappears

When I receive an MMS message (Android 4.1.2), I can see by the momentary preview that there is text to the message, but when I open it, I cannot find the text, only the image. Anybody have the ...
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How can i change the lock screen configuration?

My phone has spontaneously changed the configuration of the lock screen. It now has the clock on the left, and a miniaturized pattern lock to the right of that. I would like to get back to the ...
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System icon that looks like ear with line through it on JellyBean

I'm Using Sony Xperia P with Android 4.1.2. Can anyone tell what's this icon (one with small T) to the left of battery bar? Is it any application based?
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Google keep reminder sound/alarm

Is it possible to add an actual alarm to a reminder in Google keep? Currently it just shows a notification.
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motorola DROID xt926

My phone has a cracked calibration ( the fore glass) with a good screen but yet it freezes while loading and then restarts. i never get to even see the homescreen before it restarts over again. Nw, I'...
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Unknown icon on my notification bar

A notification has started appearing on my Huawei Ascend Y300 that I do not recognize. I searched on Google but couldn't find what it means. My device is running Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean). Here's a ...
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How to backup locked apps?

Device: Huawei Y300 Android: Jelly Bean; no root I'd like to backup apps (their APKs). There are some apps that can't be backuped with ES File Explorer. AppMonster marks them as locked, and I've ...
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Sim Problem After installing custom rom

I have qmobile Noir A600 It has same specifications Of canvas a116 As We do t have any cuatom rom So i installed ro.s of canvas But now sim is not detected every thing is working fine...Is there is ...
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Why is Google Keep's use of background data suddenly through the roof?

I just got a warning from my provider that I had already used up 80% of this month's data plan. So I checked my data usage and saw that Google Keep had used a whopping 201 MB in background data, since ...