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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Why is 'no connection' error appearing while accessing Google Play store?

I have this common, annoying problem while trying to access Google Play Store from my phone. It just shows 'no connection', and won't load, even though the internet access is surely working. The ...
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Touch points displaced

I'm facing a problem with my android device. My touchpad points are displaced. E.g. if I touch the first row then it's touched second row, if I touch "w" then it touches "s". Now what I need to do? ...
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How to resize the screen on Android 4.2.2 (adb shell wm overscan doesn't work)

I was following this tutorial in order to resize my screen (or "deactivate" a small part from the bottom of it): https://android.stackexchange.com/a/113782/191822 As describes above I tried tried it ...
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Last ditch recovery for soft-bricked Galaxy Tab 10.1 possible?

Looking for some "heroic measures" advice here. Some weeks ago, my Galaxy Tab2 10.1 (GT-P5113; Wifi only) suddenly threw itself into a bootloop frenzy that I have so far been unable to recover from. ...
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How to get a lense while moving the cursor?

How do I get such a lense while moving the typing cursor in Android 4.2.2?
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custom ringtones for all contacts

i tried to set custom ringtone via Es File Explorer But Still the default mobile ringtone , it success when i set custom specific contact , the problem : i want to set custom ringtone for all ...
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Turn on Ethernet by default in AOSP?

I have AOSP for android 4.2 with Ethernet patch added to it. When I flash android image to my device and boot the device I have to go to settings turn on Ethernet to get started. If I do it the first ...
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Increasing Partition Size using gparted on Android Tablet

I have a Projector Tablet running android 4.2 on an Actions gs702a (Full AOSP on Leopard SoC). The partitions for system, data and cache made by the manufacturer are too small for my needs (and I've ...
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Is USB OTG disabled on my device?

In using my Alcatel one touch idol s (4.2.2) I noticed that although USB OTG should be on my device, it isn't. Did they disable or remove it?
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No internet on Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 when connected to Windows Wifi Hotspot

I have followed the instructions to set up a virtual wifi hotspot on my Windows 10 machine (connected via ethernet to router) from LifeHacker. I have connected my iphone and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 (...
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Is there a way to disable/remove screenshot soft button or remap it for some other function?

I have 7" 4.2.2 tablet for everyday use and it have 2 additional soft buttons. Rightmost one is a "screenshot" soft button (please find picture below). My problem is what I rarely take screenshots ...
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HD Video in Chrome Browser is not working properly

I have an Android device with Android 4.2. It's a Box with an HDMI Output, to plug in to a TV. This box is capable of playing 1080p HD-Videos in the media-player app. However when I try to display a ...
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“Android is Updating” on every boot

On every bootup I get the "Android is updating" (Optimizing apps) screen. I've tried a few methods. I deleted all custom odex files in /data/app dictionary and deleted the dalvik cache but it's still ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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external usb keyboard not fully working on android tablet

I have two Android tablets. I connected an external keyboard via USB and the only key that is working is backspace, other keys don't work. What can I do to solve this problem?
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Unchecking the “show notifications” for the Phone app

My carrier keeps sending the voicemail notification to my device. I can force-stop the phone app (makes the notifications go away), but EVERY SINGLE TIME the device reboots or do something phone-...
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Bricked chinese android

Recently I edited build.prop of my Note 3 smn9006 clone with mtk6572 for enabling navigation bar, i.e qemu.hw.mainkeys=0 and restarted. Nothing happened. Then again I tried to enable navigation bar ...
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Installing command line apps

I have an unrooted Samsung Galaxy S4 Active running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. I have installed the Terminal Emulator and am wondering how to install apps to the command line. Is it possible for me to ...
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Can a user read crash logs on Android?

I have HTC One X running Android 4.2.2 with HTC Sense 5. Lately I have been encountering some wierd issues. And the most irritating of them is that my phone keeps crashing randomly. By uninstalling/...
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Android SD Card Free Space Issue

I've got this problem...I use a Micromax A110Q with the stick Jelly Bean...FROM the past few weeks(OR Months) I'm having storage issues with my SD card..I find that it's free storage space is zero ...
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Device became slow after upgrade

After upgrading to Jellybean(4.2) my device became slow. I have done several resets, but still have the same problem. How do I go back to 4.1 or can this issue be fixed?
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Installation of Jellybean or Kitkat on Micromax A89?

I have Micromax A89 mobile with ICS 4.0.4 OS AND MTK 6577 processor. I would like to install Jellybean 4.2.2 OS on my MMX A89 device. Is it possible? Even I would like to install Kitkat 4.4 too if ...
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I just bought an Android 4.2 Jelly Bean tablet, and I can not get it to turn on

I have charged my Android 4.2 Jelly Bean tablet overnight, and I am not able to get it to do anything. It will not turn on or off. The little Android just floats around. What do I do?
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what if you cant get out of FTM but you tried taking the battery out and putting it back in?

what do you do when your phone is on FTM mode and wont get out even though you tried taking the battery out and putting it back in?
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Send email by selecting multiple users from Contacts app

When I need to send email to multiple users in Gmail app I explicitly need to type in their addresses. Is there any way to select multiple users from my Contacts app and put them into the To/Cc/BCc ...
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rooted china tablet black screen after boot need help megafeis m700

i have a Megafeis m700 tablet i rooted successfully but changed boot animation and now after it boots it goes to a black screen back lighting is still on. when giving command to reboot recovery i ...
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Change system font on 4.2.2

On my GT-I9105P with 4.1.2 there was a section in the Settings where I could change the system font. But now I've done the 4.2.2 upgrade and the Settings have been redesigned I can't find any option ...
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Edit navigation bar (Soft Buttons)?

I just bought a low-end Android tablet (using Android 4.2.2), and it has 6 virtual buttons on the bottom of the screen : Home Apps Back Volume down Volume up Screenshot I don't need the last 3, ...
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Decrypt encryptes Android Phone (MIUI 4.2)

I've encrypted my Phone because of my organization's policy. Unfortunately the device is a bit slower and moreover I am not able to update ROMs anymore. I do have root access and my device is running ...
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Ad-hoc support in Cyanogenmod 10.x?

I flashed Cyanogen 10.1.3 to my Samsung GT-P3113 (the P3110 version which is compatible) in the hopes of getting IBSS ad-hoc support that was added in CM-10.1 alpha2. (see the release note item for it ...
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Strange Behaviour of HTC One X battery

maybe someone recognizes my problem or has had it himself. My problem is as follows: Normally I turn my phone of over night. Battery Monday evening 50%, Tuesday morning 23% Battery Tuesday evening ...
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how to get android previous version 4.2.1 when i was update new 4.2.2 version

After updating to new version i.e Android 4.2.2 in Samsung Galaxy Grand GT-I9082, I am facing a lot of problems like freezing, battery changing time consuming & voice during calls not heard some ...
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Is it possible to receive files on memory card during wifi direct transfer ? Is it possible to change wifi direct send/receive settings ?

Is it possible to receive files on memory card during wifi direct transfer ? Is it possible to change wifi direct send/receive settings ? Case is like I need a file from another android phone to my ...
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Bypass proxy for everything but local addresses?

I know this is a bit unconventional, but I want to bypass the proxy for all external addresses/domains and only proxy internal addresses. How would I craft a proxy bypass setting string that meets the ...
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Reversing the order of notifications in the notification bar of a given app

I have a Galaxy S1 (I9000) running SlimRom (Android 4.2.2). The problem I have is the following: Assume someone sends me 3 messages in whatsapp (this is case important to me, but the problem is in ...
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Disable sound made on mute keypress in Jelly Bean

With a Galaxy S4 / Jelly Bean OS, every time I press the mute button the phone emits a sound that's audible to other parties. Can this be disabled? I tried disabling all keyboard sounds in the ...
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Cannot perform OTA update on encrpyted Nexus 4

I encrypted my phone because of an Exchange policy with my employer. However, to apply the OTA update, I must decrypt. But the encryption option is greyed out at Settings. I tried removing my Mail ...
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Is it possible to update my phone without using Kies?

OS: Mac w/ OS10.8.4 Device: Galaxy Note Android: 4.0.4 I want to update to Jelly Bean. Kies absolutely refuses to recognize the device. Tried everything including Samsung's tech support. They gave ...
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Swipe option missing on JellyBean keyboard

I have Micromax A116 running on 4.2 JellyBean, rooted and using NatureWiz HD rom. However, I don't have swipe feature on my keyboard. Am I missing some settings that I have to turn on?
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Galaxy Note keeps duplicating my contacts

My Galaxy Note 2 keeps duplicating my contacts; how can I stop this? I ended up with over 35,000 contacts and it keeps growing as my phone keeps duplicating them a few hundred times. I have no ...
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Minimum lcd brightness on android 4.2.1

I'm looking for a way to reduce the real brightness (the backlight) of my lcd. I'm using android 4.2.1 on a Star b94m/b943. I search for apps, and i found RootDim, which can decrease the light below ...
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Random share Intent screen

Sometimes when I'm just casually clicking around in apps or swiping through the OS, I get random Share Intent popups. I can usually open it with ES File Explorer, Chrome or Dropbox. It has no ...
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Vibration for LG Keyboard

I don't know about the other models, but my LG Optimus L3 2 doesn't vibrate while touching the virtual keyboard. That's really bad, because it's annoying to hear a sound to make sure the key was ...