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The Samsung Galaxy Note II (GT-N7100) is an Android smartphone produced by Samsung and noted for its combination of a large display (5.5" HD Super AMOLED screen) and software optimized for an integral self-storing stylus.

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How do I recover a hard-bricked Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note II smartphone?

I'm an adventurous Android ROM enthusiast and have successfully flashed many a custom ROM on multiple device models, recovered from the occasional boot-loop, and installed both TWRP and ClockworkMod ...
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Problem “Not registered on network”

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Note II. Rooted. One day it went off. When I restarted it, it went to a somehow hybrid state between factory and the status it had before crashing, i.e. I had to ...
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Samsung Note II device Driver

When I plug my phone (Samsung Note II) into my Laptop only charging takes place. I cannot view my phone in My Computer. When I go to Device Manager, it says the Driver for GT- N7100 not installed. ...
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Explain “Don't Downgrade!” warnings when flashing stock firmware

I have a few devices I want to put back from custom roms to stock. On almost every stock rom source, however, there are dire warnings for some devices not to downgrade to stock versions from before ...
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diary note 2 wont charge or connect via computer

Hi all note 2 wont suddenly turned off and will not accept charge any thoughts.., I have replaced the battery and tried hard and soft boots but no success, I have also disconnected the start switch ...
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My phone won't boot up suddenly. Please help, thanks!

It is Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (GT-N7100), unrooted, stock ROM. It always stuck at the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 logo screen. I can boot to recovery mode and download mode. What should I do to save my ...
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charged battery at 9%, turned it off to charge, at 57% 10 mins later

I have an old galaxy note 2, and I had a faulty charger, so I bought a new one today (usb cable is from remax, and the 2.1 A wall adapter is from sync & charge) the first time I used it, it ...
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Unable to flash firmware

I tried to flash Samsung Galaxy note 2 Gt-N7100 firmware N7100XXUFNL1_N7100ODDFNI1_N7100DDUFND1_HOME.tar.md 5 using odin version 1.85 ,3.07 , 3.09 , 3.12 .3 but i am getting Fail as odin status i ...
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enabling usb debugging in recovery mode in rooted android

My phone is rooted. After i installed some app my phone crashed and would keep givivng errors. i want to access my phone data like pics from my pc but usb debugging is off and i can only switch on in ...
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Issues in rooting Galaxy Note2 GT N7100

I tried to root my Galaxy Note 2 GT N7100 using the following link http://galaxynote2root.com/galaxy-note-2-root/how-to-root-galaxy-note-2-on-linuxubuntu/2/ but after flashing recovery image using ...
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fstrim not working

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note II running CyanogenMod 11, so it's obviously rooted. As of recently the phone seems very laggy and much slower than it used to be. So I did some research and tried ...
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Unable to Use Google Play or Log Into Google On My Note 2.

I installed the CyanogenMod 13 Marshmallow for my Note 2. I haven't been able to log into Google Play. I can log into my GMail but everything else doesn't work. I also keep getting "Unfortunately ...
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How do I configure for headphone use?

Trying to watch Google I/O today on my Android phone. First time I've ever tried to use headphones with it. All my audio is coming out through the main phone speaker. How do I configure it to go to ...
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Disabling Samsung Applications without root permissions?

I currently have a Samsung Galaxy Note II (GT-N7105) which is not rooted and is running 4.4.2 Kitkat, while it still works pretty fast, sometimes if just freezes with all the processes. I have though ...
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phone is stuck on welcome screen (samsung galaxy note 2) when using other battery

hi i have a samsung galaxy note 2 n7105 and i have 2 batteries. when i am using battery A, everything boots okay but when i use battery B it is stuck at the samsung logo and will not go on. sometimes ...
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TWRP installation problems

I have rooted my SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 2 GT-N7100 Android Version Kitkat 4.4.2. I wanted to install nandroid backup manager for that I need TWRP to be installed. I lost my SIM network after ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 keeps rebooting

I got a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 now for more than 2 years. Since a week my phone reboots without an error. And when it reboots then it will keep rebooting, my phone can´t startup anymore. I need to ...
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Why doesn't Note 2(N7100) recognize external hard drive but Honor 6 does?

I have two cell phones Note2 and Honor 6. Both are rooted, and run 4.4.2 Both have a battery of same capacity 3100mAh. I can connect any of two external hard drives WD passport and WD Elements of 1 TB ...
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Can the Samsung Galaxy Note II stock camera app be transplanted to a custom firmware?

I've had a Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note II (SPH-L900) for 2½ years. I've always liked the stock Camera app that it came with, and I've missed having it around since I replaced the stock firmware with ...
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Upgrading rooted Galaxy Note II

So after about 3 years I have finally received and Android 4.3 to my Galaxy Note II. It downloaded it but refused to upgrade (probably because my device is rooted). What do I do now? Can I upgrade ...
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Update Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to Android Lollipop

Is it possible to update further Samsung Galaxy Note 2 from Android 4.4.2 KitKat to Android 5.0 Lollipop?
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Bluetooth issues on note 2 when paired to speaker

Problem : After pairing Galaxy note 2 (Android 4.4.2) with my Bluetooth speaker ( Jbl flip 2) i get a lot of fluctuation in sound while playing any song. Even when i slightly move the device or the ...
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Updating Samsung note 2 to android 4.4

My galaxy note 2 works on version 4.3, Some time ago it started pinging me continuously about upgrading to 4.4. I wasn't ready to do the upgrade then, so I managed to stop getting the notification ...
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Set SELinux mode to Permissive permanently

My Samsung Galaxy Note S2 (GT-N7102) running stock 4.3 JellyBean by default blocks all apps from Google (courtesy of the Chinese government). I followed a tutorial to gain access to gapps that relies ...
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Software Load Balancer for android

i have H+ data network from my mobile phone network operator and 2Mb connection with Wi-Fi router connected to the DSL in home. i want to Combine this two in my android device (galaxy note II ) for ...
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How do I Install a custom ROM/recovery on a Galaxy Note 2?

I was trying to install CyanogenMod 12 Lollipop ROM on my Note 2. When I restart my phone in recovery mode, its giving me this screen: After this I select the option "wipe data/factory reset" and ...
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S note are disabled in Galaxy note 2

i have galaxy note 2(GT-N7100) with Android 4.4.2(updated) S note program is good for taking notes but when I remove the S Pen this program is not running also I can not find program in Menu i go to ...
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Can I disable GPS?

Is there a way to completely switch off GPS or deny apps access to it? Even though all three checkboxes in Settings -> More -> Location Services are unchecked and the button in the notification ...
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MAC OSX Heimdall Failed to confirm end of file transfer sequence!

I am getting the error: Failed to confirm end of file transfer sequence!” when using Heimdall on Mac OSx. The error in terminal: Kathryns-MacBook-Pro:~ david$ sudo heimdall flash --RECOVERY ./...
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How to access the internal memory if the screen is blacked out?

I dropped my Samsung Note 2, and the screen is now completely black. The phone opens & touch the screen seems to be only partly responsive because I can see the white previous & menu icons ...
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Access app menu on Galaxy Note 2 running KitKat

In KitKat on Galaxy Note 2, the menu key was changed to the running app key. Now I cannot access menu on apps with no menu button. Long pressing on the buttons does not bring up menu. What can I do ...
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Unable to Download Kindle Books/Dropbox files

I have a Samsung Note II running Android 4.4.2. I recently rooted it, and after rooting I am unable to download content for certain apps, for example Kindle books or dropbox files. Some other apps ...
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Can't change input language for Samsung Note 2 keyboard after a software update

I have been experiencing this problem for a while now. My keyboard is not working properly: usually I have input languages in Korean and Japanese and English, and I can just slide the space bar and ...
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I have three batteries used in succession and all new. The problem is the same. I supect apps are in use when not needed

I've replaced my damaged battery with a new one in my Samsung Galaxy Note 2, but it drains too quickly. After fully charging the battery, when I leave the phone without using it (the screen is ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 doesn't power on after changing Motion Settings

My wife want to use the side to side motion feature on her Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SCH-I605 (Verizon). I allowed the feature, but then her screen dimmed then went off. When I pushed the power button, ...
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Cannot revive Galaxy Note 2: Kies says “This device version cannot be updated”

I have had a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (GT-N7100GSMH) for almost 2 years now. Never rooted it, was always installing all recommended OS upgrades. After the latest one, the phone started rebooting itself ...
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Unable to restore /EFS from backup on galaxy note II

Phone model : SGH-I317M Network : Rogers I made a backup of the /efs folder right after rooting my phone. (Using EFSPro). Since then I have played around with downgrading to android 4.1(downloaded ...
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Which Samsung smartphone models support LTE and are not susceptible to “sudden death syndrome”?

Does anyone know which Samsung smartphone models support LTE and are not susceptible to "sudden death syndrome"? Thank you.
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How to remove sleep screen from Galaxy family?

I have a Note2 and there is this annoying screen that turns my screen on just to show some purple bubbles, the clock and number of calls and messages. After a feel seconds it turns off again. I ...
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Google voice search crashing

The Google voice search crashes after detecting the keyword ok google. If, I tap on the mike button in the search app and do voice search, it works. What could be the reason behind this app-crash? ...
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Galaxy Note II slow due to lack of memory? [duplicate]

I have a Galaxy Note II and it's too slow due to low memory, I bought a 16 GB memory card and it still is slow, what to do?
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“USB Debugging” mode not visible, Samsung Galaxy Note II

resolved (see below) The only options I see are "Media device (MTP)" and "Camera (PTP)", I can browse the phone files and download images from the camera directory, so the USB plug and cable are fine....
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How do you SIM-unlock the SGH-I317 (AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2) on Jelly Bean 4.1.2?

I have looked all over the internet, and a lot of the download links and information has gone stale, or is incorrect. I wanted to standardize it here for other people.
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Problems since 4.4.2 OTA - Verizon Wireless Note 2

Background: I was previously rooted and even after disabling root I could not do the OTA (it kept giving me a status error 7). After researching I decided to use ODIN to try and restore to a stock ...
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Format 64Gb SD without cardreader

I've installed CM11 on my Sprint Note II, and that thing suddenly won't recognize my external 64Gb SD (whereas stock ROM used to). I've googled - seems I need to fix the partition. I've tried ...
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T0lte model number

This could be obvious I have a Note 2 and the Model number in the phone is the CyanogenMod T0lte. When I got the phone it already had a custom Rom so I never go to see the original modle number. With ...
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Note2 Update to 4.4

I linked my phone Samsung note2 with my PC , I find there is a new Update for the phone. the problem kies don't tell me wich version is avaible. I want to update my phone directly to kitkat 4.4 ...
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Manually edit the bluetooth pairing list, phone keeps overwriting it with old list. How to stop that?

I have an Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and I wanted to connect my phone to an old HTC Rhyme docking station via bluetooth so I can use the speakers in it. I have all the data needed for the connection (ID, ...
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Samsung Note 2 input language selector problem (Android 4.3)

I have a strange problem for about a week. I have 3 input languages enabled on my smartphone (EN, RU, DE). To switch between them, I usually could slide the space-bar of the on-screen keyboard to the ...
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Is CyanogenMod Installer compatible with my Note 2 after updating it to Android 4.3?

Can I install CyanogenMod on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 after I updated it to Android 4.3? Will knox interfere? How can install it using the installer of CyanogenMod or with the conventional way?