Questions tagged [4.2-jelly-bean]

Android 4.2 is an incremental update in the "Jelly Bean" version series which debuted with the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10. Please only use this tag if you feel your question is specific to Android 4.2.

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Problems using bluetooth tether on a cheap chinese tablet

I'll save you all from the backstory, because I am short on time. I have 4 iDeaUSA CT8 cheap chinese tablets running android 4.2.2 that I bought from fry's electronics for $99. It was a great deal, ...
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Phone is reporting using more space than the total available storage

I have looked at the various other issues regarding used space, but they seem different from my issue. I'm using Samsung Galaxy Ace 3, not rooted. The device has 4 GB internal memory in total, and yet ...
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Will Xiami Mi Band work on Redmi 1 with Android 4.2

The official line is that the Mi band requires Android 4.4 to work, but it has been tested on a Redmi 1S running 4.3. So does anybody know whether it would also run on a Redmi 1 running 4.2? And if ...
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How to update timezone data?

As you might listened, Russian government loves to change the law about timezones in Russia every couple of years. It causes situation when one year we have daylight savings time, but another year we ...
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How to root Micromax Canvas HD A116 device running Android 4.2.1?

I have never rooted a phone before & did some primary search on xda forums for Micromax Canvas HD A116. I found a link to root the phone but the steps listed on it are a little incomprehensible ...
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How to disable GPS if not in use?

Is there a way to disable GPS if not in use by any app – either provided by Android itself or, if that's not possible, by use of a third-party app?
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How to configure build.prop file to disable 3G internet?

I am using Android mobile with JellyBean 4.2.2. When on 3G, the device is heating – so I need to turn off 3G data. While that could be done by going to Settings and set mobile networks to "2G only" ("...
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Why don't I have a “users” setting? How to enable?

I've been fighting with this for over a year now. I keep finding instructions that say to go to Settings and click Users. I read that this setting is available on ALL 4.2+ tablets, but not some ...
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Entering CWM Recovery Mode or Charging Resets My Phone. What should I do?

I have a Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114. I recently flashed a custom ROM and it was working pretty well. Recently, I tried to install Xposed Framework, my phone was stuck in bootloop after the reboot ...
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How to connect Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom to MAC?

I have been unsuccessful in my attempts to connect my Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (os 4.2.2) to my Macbook Pro Retina running OSX 10.8.4. I have Kies for MAC installed, I'm connecting my device with a USB, ...
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why android takes so long to start up?

I met a strange problem when i started up a android device. Below is the log i got from the console port. I found it took more than 4 minutes for function rknand_buffer_thread executed. But before ...
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Cannot open my app it keeps saying app not installed

I transferred some of my app to my SD card using the cm cleaner app and it was working perfectly fine .but suddenly today I cannot open those app it keeps saying app not installed.I tried restarting,...
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add shortcut to a file say a local pdf on to the homescreen

My jelly bean phones are not rooted. I was hoping to be able to place a file, or a shortcut to a file, such as a '.pdf' on the homescreen. I have seen suggestions that it may be done, by using file ...
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Cant download apps on my new huawei

I just bought my new huawei model H30-U10 I have synchronized my gmail account and whenever I try to download any app, the download bar keeps loading forever and doesn't even throw any error I am not ...
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Is there a way to lock the Netflix profile in a rooted Galaxy Tab 3 Lite (SM-T110)?

I would like to lock account switching in Netflix. I found that you can do this with a restricted profile but this version of android doesn't have that feature. I can create new accounts with a ...
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Offline voice recognition not working

When my phone is not connected to internet, voice search is showing "Can't reach Google at the moment" message and voice search is not working. It is working perfectly with internet connection. The ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 [GT- I9500] - Android 4.2.2

Currently working with Android 4.2.2. I'm a bit curious if it is worth the upgrade to Android 5. How can I know the improvements related to 4.2.2, - I'm currently not having any problems with it. I ...
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Gallary setting for whatsapp

If get images or videos from different group in whatsapp its getting stored twice or thrice in gallery .I want it to be stored only once kindly help
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How repair sd-card locked read-only mode? Its probably file system error

I have alcatel onetouch pop with jellybean 4.2.2. I put into 32 Gb sd hc card. Card did not work correctly. Sometimes (specialy when i tried write more that one file) card has blocked with something ...
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Huawei Y330-U11 bootloop

My device, Huawei Y330-U11, is stuck on a bootloop. Recovery isn't working. The only possible mode is "Fastboot & Rescue" mode, which needs the phone to be connected to the PC. But, the phone is ...
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Android software update

I am with Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Android 4.2.2 JB which has to be upgradable up to 4.4.3 KK. However the software actualization keep fails due to a lack of free memory in the phone and SD card. It ...
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How can I customize which Gmail notifications are shown in the notification bar?

I receive dozen of useless newsletters everyday from my school, at the same time the same addresses may send a few important e-mails that I need to read ASAP. How can I setup the Gmail client and the ...
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How to reset OTT TV BOX?

I forgot my pin and tried entering it too many times, so I need to reset my OTT TV Box. What are the key combinations do I hold on boot to reset the device?
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Android Download Manager does not properly resolve hostnames

I have had an issue for a while with a few of my Android tablets. Those tablets would consistently refuse to install or update software from Google Play. I have spent days looking for a solution; I ...
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Google plus photo editor (downloading editing tools problem)

I am using a Micromax Canvas a74 which runs on Jelly Bean. I have Google Plus installed on my phone, which has another app named Photos that helps to sync our photos to Gogle's cloud storage. My ...
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link2sd doesnot work please help [duplicate]

Link2sd not working on my rooted phone please help. trying from 2 weeks. having Android 4.2 jellybean. it says Mount script cannot be created. no such file or directory.
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Know if my phone has IR blaster

How do I know if my android has a built-in IR blaster for remote control? It isn't a high-end phone, but was built in June 2014 my own is a Huawei ascend g610, but I'd like to know the procedure for ...
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Wi-Fi turning OFF automatically when turned ON

Whenever I try to turn on my WiFi, it shows Turning Wi-Fi on but automatically turns off. I have not recently installed any app, and earlier it used to work absolutely fine. I even tried doing a ...
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Force an SMS to use an Area Code

My brother's phone number requires an area code to send an SMS. I keep getting a message back to use an area code, but I can't find any way to force Android to use it. I'm using 4.2.2
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Where are the gallery settings?

I'm using the default Gallery app (1.1.40001) on Jelly Bean and I'm trying to get to the settings of the app. On this screencap: there seems the be a Settings tab on the top right hand corner (the ...
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Google Play Store: Package file was not signed correctly

I'm using Lenovo A369i and my Android version is 4.2.2. When I install an app, after it's finished installing, an error appears, Package file was not signed correctly First time, I thought maybe ...
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No USB Storage Mode on GalaxyNexus running 4.2.2

I have a GalaxyNexus running Android 4.2.2 I just want to quickly backup some data files to my PC. I'm pretty sure I've done this many times before, but I guess not on this phone. I have the Android ...
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How do I create a shortcut to another file or folder inside a folder?

How do I create a shortcut to another file or folder inside a folder? Example: Suppose I go to a folder A /storage/sdcard0/pictures. I know that I have another folder B /storage/sdcard1/music. I ...
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Asus Memo Pad HD7 wifi button is stuck at 'turning on wifi…'

My Asus MemoPad HD7 (ME173X) is unable to connect to wifi. When I go to the wifi settings, the on/off switch is in the off position. Moving it to on causes 'turning on wifi...' to come up, but nothing ...
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What does a single tap on the lock screen do?

The Swipe lock screen on my S4 running Jellybean and Kitkat has a number of actions. Swipe left for camera Swipe right for other widgets Swipe down on the widget allows you to them click on the ...
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I tried to swap my sd with extsd

I used es file manager and went to file vold.fstab and changed something wrong now I can't access my external sdcard or my file manager or my settings device storage. My phone is screwed up I cant ...
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Android MINUS Google? [duplicate]

On my Lava mobile, I run Android 4.2.2 as it came installed. However, I want to remove Google completely. FWIW, I am not too pleased with the ToS and Privacy Policy of Google. Moreover, I almost don'...
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Avvio 792 4.2.2 Jelly Bean - ring time too short

Very new at Android, sincere apologies if asking incorrectly, just joined. Ring time for incoming calls is only 15 seconds. Just enough time to go to voice mail by the time I dig phone out of ...
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There is insufficient space on the device

My phone is rooted and I have android terminal installed. How can I fix this " There is insufficient space on the device" when installing from Google play. However when I install from Apk file it ...
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Can update.zip update-script be used to copy build.prop to an SD card?

I made the unfortunate mistake of lowering the dalvik heapsize to 64m and now my tablet is stuck in a bootloop . I've tried to make my own update.zip (including signed ones) and all fail to load in ...
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Messaging app (stock) not using full phone number to send text/sms

I am using Android 4.2 Jelly Bean stock Messaging App and the get "message not sent" error whenever I use my contact to send the message. I noticed that the Messaging App might not be using the full ...
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Switching from Google Japanese Input directly to Google Keyboard?

I have the following input methods enabled: Google Keyboard, English (US) Google Japanese Input, Japanese I use both the Google Keyboard and Google Japanese Input depending on what I'm doing. Going ...
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How to control which apps has access to my connection?

I'm looking for how to control which application has access to network. In my country it costs bit higher for data connections. I don't have access to wifi networks always when I'm travelling. ...
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How to root LAVA IRIS 504q?

I am having iris 504q model.My current android version is 4.2.2,but i am unable to update it any further,can any one guide me,how to root lava iris 504 q?
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Wi-Fi cannot turn on! Accidentally deleted /etc/wifi folder

i was trying to enable ad hoc network connection on android and overwriting below folders /etc/wifi /etc/dhcpcd and now my wifi could not turn on. The phone is ADINNO R8, a custom build phone.I ...
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Force Portrait Screen Rotation in MS Remote Desktop App

I'm using Microsoft's Remote Desktop Client v8.0.11.25133 to connect to a Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Session Host (Terminal) Server. I want to force the RDP session to display in Portrait ...
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How do I customize sleep timeout button presets in quick settings panel?

Here is an image to make clear what I'm talking about: As you see, this button have 3 positions. I figured out what these are corresponding to Sleep after 15 sec, 30 sec and 1 min, respectively. ...
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Need to reboot Android to see new files

After recording with Field Recorder, I connect my Lenovo S6000L via USB to my PC. However, the newly recorded audio files in WAV format are not visible until I reboot the tablet. Android version is 4....
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rooting Smart Tv (Skyworth e69 6369)

I got a Skyworth e69 6369 smart tv. kernel 3.1.10 android 4.2.1 model full aosp on skyworth 6369 cpu arm cortex a9 dual core other specs http://specdevice.com/showspec.php?id=de85-dcab-0033-...
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Blocking all external traffic and allowing only internal traffic through

we are trying to use Android tablets in a production environment however we only want the users to be able to connect to internal ip addresses and block all external to lock them out of doing things ...