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Use this tag if your issue is *specific* to any variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II (GT-I9100).

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USB connection won´t work - CyanogenMod 12

Yesterday I finally managed to instal CyanogenMod 12 (Android 5.0.2) on my Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100) and for the most part everything seems to be working properly, though I am still learning where ...
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Clear/Wipe Samsung with broken screen and Stock ROM

I have a broken Samsung Note II GT-N7100 and want to wipe it before dumping it. The point is: The Screen is broken and I can't see anything on the screen. I'm not sure whether USB debugging is turned ...
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retrieving data failed erroe RH 1 [duplicate]

running google play store makes an error :cant retrieving data from server ,error [RH-1]. I did the answers 1,2,and3. but it did not worked.my phone is galaxy s 2.android 4.1.2.
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SGH-T989 (UVLDH firmware) Goes into Recovery mode, but not Download

I'm trying to get my SGH-T989 into Download mode so I can flash TWRP with heimdal. It's been awhile since I've done this and from what I recall (and have researched a bit) I need to: unplug cable ...
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How to recover my contacts and groups

All my contacts and groups are disappeared from my phone. Is there any way to get them back without backup? My phone isn't synced to my Google account. Your help will be appreciated. Thanks!" My ...
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy S II GT-i9100 (follow on Q'n)

I'm a newbie to digging into Android this deep, so please bear with me. FYI I'm more familiar with PC's, with a smattering of the back office side of things from muddling along. So any response ...
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Lineage OS 14.1; Missing TWRP and 7GB of storage

Yesterday I installed Lineage OS 14.1 + GApps on my Galaxy S2 using one video from youtube. Links to necessary files were there, so I just downloaded: odin3 v1.85 lp-kernel-14-03-CWM-for+ODIN.tar ...
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Restore Samsung Galaxy S II via PC

Sadly during a bad TWRP update my Samsung Galaxy S II was bricked. The TWRP comes from a SlimSaber rom with a custom kernel. What i can actually do is put it in download mode, so via a PC it should ...
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how do i play you tube vids on a samsung 2 with a chromecast?

How do i play you tube vids from a samsung 2 on chromecast?
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Corrupted files on internal storage (now readonly), how to repair internal storage?

I have an GT-I9100 with Chameleon.3.0.4 ROM (and ROOT). Android-Version is: 4.1.2 Since few month, my internal SD-Card (internal storage, not external SD) became readonly. I cannot add/edit/delete ...
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VPN-Always-on VPN disconnects WiFi on my tablet

I'm trying to connect to my work vpn with my Galaxy Tab S2. I can connect just fine with the same settings on my Samsung Note 5. Using : L2TP/IPSec PSK. When I put the same settings in for my ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 in bootloop (standard recovery not working!)

Hi enthusiastic community! I would need your help and advice! The device: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T819) bought with Android 6 second hand --> last week updated to Android 7 NOT rooted, original ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 GTI9100 with unconventional kernel

First off, yes, this is a dupe of this question, but even after following the suggestions in the comments, I have come to a grand total of zero results. So, I thought I would try and post the question ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 randomly launches applications after factory reset

I am not sure if this is the correct place for this post. If not kindly refer me. A Samsung galaxy S2 device randomly launches apps (any kind). these apps immediately relaunch after forcing stop. ...
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Galaxy S2 - Can't get rid of Cyanogen Recovery

So here's the deal. I'm running CM 12.1 on my phone. I really need/want to flash TWRP, but every single time I do it (via Heimdall), no matter what I do, I always get Cyanogen Recovery, which is ...
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How to recover deleted words in samsung mobile

I am using Samsung s duos 2 7582 mobile. Accidentally I deleted few words like to, this etc. I want to recover those words. Kindly help how to recover these words.
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mobile network and Wi-Fi are blocking

The problem of my phone is, mobile network and also Wi-Fi connection are sometimes blocking. it happens randomly. On the screen, it shows everything is regular and there are connections, however, if I ...
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Galaxy s2 stuck in flight mode

I am attempting to unlock my old galaxy s2 without needing to reset it. My original plan was to get the pin wrong 5 times, then unlock using google account. However, when I inserted the sim card I ...
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Can not boot, mount, wipe, change file systems on android

I had a Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 with stock rom so i decided to flash a custom rom 7.1 Nougat by developer ishant (he has done a nice work). I flashed it and it worked fine, but since it had some bugs ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 black screen

My Samsung Galaxy S2 turned off suddenly and it is not turning on any more. If I put it for charging, it will heat up the device and not able to power on. All data stored in internal memory. Is there ...
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Lightweight CyanogenMod 13.0 - Samsung Galaxy S2

I have found my old Samsung Galaxy S2, the plan is to use this as a small information screen in the livingroom. I was thinking of stripping down a CyanogenMod 13.0 and build a light-weight version of ...
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Why do i get “Insufficient storage” when the so called “usb storage” is almost empty?

Samsung Galaxy S2 is the model I get no free space error msg when i try to install application from Google Play. So i navigate to Settings->Storage and i see 3 sections: Device memory - 200MB Free ...
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TWRP Won't Flash Over CyanogenMod Recovery - Unable To Install Gapps

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS flashing a Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100 using Heimdall I installed CyanogenMod using CWM, but it failed to install gapps. CM13 overwrote CWM and it's been impossible to flash ...
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Samsung GSII-GTi9100 with CM12 - no USB connection

I have installed CM12 from SDCard. Device is running fine. It charges normaly from usb socket. But I need to access developer options and run code through ADB. I have ADB set up on my ubuntu16.04 ...
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What browser is used on old Samsung Galaxy?

What browser is used on the Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S2? I am testing my website on those models using BrowserStack but am experiencing problems. I think one of the HTC ...
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Hardware reset screen

My Samsung Galaxy SII has not been used for a while, and whenever I try to plug it in to charge, it doesn't seem to start charging, and instead loops between the battery charging icon, and a screen ...
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How to install CyanogenMod 12 or above on Galaxy S2

I have stock Galaxy S2 with gingerbread 2.3.X . Now i bought LG G5 so i want to install CyanogenMod 12 or above on old buddy S2 to give it new life but i'm totally noob in this sort of thing. What ...
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my samsung galaxy s2 wont charge what do i do?

I'm having trouble with my Samsung galaxy s2 I need some help on how my phone can start charging again. Every time I got to charge my Samsung S2 it seems not to charge. I need some help on how to ...
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Can't write to storage after some time

I have a Galaxy S II GT-I9100 4.1.2 Rooted. I have to restart my phone to be able to basically do anything involving writing to a file, such as taking a picture, browsing, copying anything through ...
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After factory reset Market keeps crashing on Galaxy S2 on ICS

My phone was stuck in a bootloop, so I had to factory reset it. Now a new problem has arisen, which is that the Play Store is gone, and I am back at Market but it won't open and keeps crashing. Please ...
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Not getting any internet on my phone even though it says I'm connected to wifi

My internet works fine on every other device in my house, and it connects correctly on my phone(Samsung galaxy S2), however when I try to load up any page on the browser, it says I'm not connected. ...
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Not receiving incoming messages on my mobile

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S2 mobile. Since last week I have not been receiving any kind of incoming messages on my mobile. I tried message centre no. deleted and re-enter, and powering off my mobile ...
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Resizing /System Partition on Galaxy S2

I am trying to resize my /system partition on my Galaxy S2 and as soon as I partition /system using various sizes I lose all of the mobile data connectivity & IEMI number is invalid (missing) ...
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How can I install Google Apps on Cyanogenmod for the Samsung Galaxy S2 (i9100)?

When I try to install the latest version of Open GApps onto my phone using adb sideload, and the default CM Recovery that comes with CM 13 for the Samsung Galaxy SII (i9100). However, I get the error ...
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Galaxy S2 stuck at boot. Please help

Yesterday I flashed CM 12.1 on my Galaxy S2 gt-i9100. I rooted the device by flashing Siyah kernel via Odin. Then using cwm based siyah recovery I did the factory reset and wipe cache & dalvik and ...
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S2 with working Lollipop Custom ROM, stuck on boot , won't reinstall ROM in CWM

Someone gave my daughter a (hardly) used Samsung Galaxy S2, still on Gingerbread. Did a lot of research online (rooting for dummies guide, S2 specific sites, youtube videos, etc) and managed to ...
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how to re-enable Media Device (MTP) for USB PC Connection Samsung Galaxy s2

I cant connect my phone the normal way it used to be on PCs where i used SU command on ADB shell to access system files of my phone. I'm just guessing that the phone is storing the identity of the PC ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 (i9100) stuck @boot & unable to flash

Nearly three years ago my Samsung Galaxy S2 (i9100) system completely broke (after about 1 or 1.5 years of what I would call normal Samsung usage :D - a lot of errors and problems, but usually fixable)...
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Getting “Downloading… Do not turn off target!” when trying to boot into recovery mode

I just installed Cyanogenmod on my Samsung Galaxy S2. I want to install Google Services app ZIP. For that I have to reboot the phone in recovery mode. But it is only showing Downloading... Do not ...
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Galaxy s2 phone question

Is there any way to see when a text message has been read by the recipient on a galaxy s2 phone and where would I turn that on??? It shows that it has been sent but I need to see when it was read.
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After installing CyanogenMod 12+ fastboot is not working

I installed CyanogenMode 12+ in my S2 device. Every thing was working fine and I used fastboot to flash the ROM. After installing CM when I go to download mode again, fastboot didn't detect the ...
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SGS 2, CM 12.1: getting a different recovery

I have a Samsung Galaxy S 2 (or I9100). On this phone I have been running CWM with Cyanogenmod for quite a while. Recently, I updated to Cyanogenmod 12.1. It was quite a hassle, but it works fine. ...
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Cannot install GAPPS on fresh CM12.1 on Galaxy S2

I've just done a fresh install of CM12.1 on an S2 GT-I9100, and cannot figure out how to get GAPPS on there. Stock and mini versions fail with the Insufficient storage space available in System ...
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How can I backup and restore Cyanogenmod 12.1 rom installed on my Samsung Galaxy 2 i9100?

Cyanogenmod(12.1)'s recovery has no backup or restore option. As I read in the answer of a previous post, CyanogenMod recovery is basic, so we should flash another recovery. The easiest way would be ...
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township will not load

Was fine this morning, now appears to be loading and connecting then just drops out. Cleared cache and do not know what to do. Playing on samsung tablet, downloaded not via fb. up to level 71 would ...
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How to get rid of lock screen in Samsung Galaxy S2?

Lately, instead of just being shut down my Samsung Galaxy S2 shows this screen (see screenshot). How can I get rid of it? I don't want to see this screen ever again. Somehow it appears only while I'm ...
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How do I unlock the screen when forgotten password?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. My daughter put a screen lock on and doesn't remember the code. How do I unlock it?
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why does my mic not work with headphones plugged in I can hear they cannot hear me

I plug regular headphones into jack it shows headphones on my bar can hear person talking they cannot hear me why does this happen how can I fix samsung galaxy note 2
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CyanogenMod install failed on Samsung Galaxy S II, phone now shows boot screen and then a black screen

I was trying to install CyanogenMod on my un-rooted Samsung Galaxy S II using this installer. I installed the app on the phone and the PC; downloaded the data for the program; plugged the phone ...
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How to fix hanging Samsung Galaxy S II phone (GT-I9100)? Also flash and root it?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S II model smartphone. GT-I9100 is the exact model number 1, mentioning it since I saw here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samsung_Galaxy_S_II that there are variants with ...