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18th November 2013, 06:27 PM   |  #1  
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FAQ & TROUBLESHOOTING
JELLYBEAN / KIT KATon SG ACE+
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This is the Original Thread for Troubleshooting Jellybean & Kit Kat on Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus.
First of all the credit goes to thewhisp Recognized XDA Developer without whom it would not be possible to TASTE JellyBean on our SG Ace+.
Now coming back to the topic this thread will provide you all the information in case you face any problem while using JellyBean.


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WARNING : This thread is only for JellyBean users.
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>>Things You Need To Know Before Flashing Any JellyBean Rom

Before Flashing Any JellyBean Rom Be Sure That You Are Fully Prepared:
  1. See that the Ace Plus is Rooted. If not then Go Here
  2. Also make sure that you have installed CWM Recovery.
  3. Make Sure That the Rom is Compatible with Phone Model or variant.
  4. If You Brick Device Then Developers Will not be Responsible.
  5. Make Sure that You are Flashing Rom on your Own Risk.

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>>Upgrading From Gingerbread to JellyBean

PROS:
If you are upgrading from Gingerbread to JellyBean then make sure you have performed all the above steps. It is a good choice if you have made your mind for upgrading to Jellybean. Now you will be able to taste the new API of Google with many new features of JellyBean and in bonus additional Cyanongenmod Features.

CONS:
You will have to sacrifice some features such Integration of Flashlight with Camera App. Although you can use Torch app made specially for CM 10.x. You will also have to Sacrifice some battery life of your phone. Although the battery life depends upon the usage of Phone.

VERDICTt:
It is a smart and worth choice if you are upgrading to jellybean.

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>>Enabling DEVELOPER OPTIONS in CM 10.x

To Enable USB Debugging just follow these steps:
  1. Open Settings > About Phone
  2. Navigate To Bottom you will Find Build Number.
  3. Tap 7-8 times Continuously on it till it says "You are a Developer Now" or something like that.(SEE IMAGE)
  4. Thats it.

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>>Enabling USB DEBUGGING in CM 10.x
  1. Go to Settings > Developer Options
  2. Scroll Down
  3. Check USB DEBUGGING (SEE IMAGE)
  4. Thats it. Done.

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>>Accessing The External Storage in CM 10.x

There are Many Ways to access your External SD using CM File Manager

Easy Method (No Root Permission Required):
If you Have Enabled Root in CM File Manager then disable it.(JUST FOR SAFETY)
  1. Open CM File Manager.
  2. Now Open Bookmarks.(SEE IMAGE)
  3. Now Select SDcard.(SEE IMAGE)
  4. Thats it there you are.


Advanced Method (Root Permission Required):
As an alternative you can also use this method to access your External SD
  1. Open CM File Manager>Settings>Advanced>Access Mode
  2. Change the access mode to root mode. Allow File Manager to Access Root.
  3. Now press back button till you don't see Storage 1 & 2.
  4. When you get there Tap Storage2. It is your External_sd.
  5. There you are Enjoy.

Now, Whenever you want to access external repeat last two steps.

Note : You can also use other File Managers Available in the Play Store such as ES File Explorer.

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>>White/Black Screen Fade Issue

If you are flashing CM 10.x on any other variant other than GT-S7500 the you will get white/black screen fade issue while booting.
Till now there is no solution for that.

Warning: Don't use the Gingerbread Method for solving this issue you will end up with a shiny brick.

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>>WiFi Turns Off When Screen Locked

No need to worry. The WiFi turns off when we lock our phone due to WiFi Optimisation Bug.


Follow this :
  1. Go to Settings > WiFi > Press Menu Botton > Advanced (SEE IMAGE)
  2. Now Scroll Down you will see that Wifi Optimisation is Checked
  3. Uncheck WiFi Optimisation.(SEE IMAGE)
  4. Thats it now WiFi will not turn off when phone is locked.

Note : Disabling WiFi Optimisation will not affect your phone's performance nor battery life. Just disable it without any worries.

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>>Using Flashlight on CM 10.x

Requires Root:

Use any app from this thread to use Flashlight
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2416167
To use flashlight with camera you can use overlaying flash toggle and manually enable and disable flashlight for taking pictures.
And to use it like normal flashlight use Torch app from the above mentioned Thread

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>>PRO TIPS FOR BATTERY SAVING & PERFORMANCE :
  1. Use Greenify app from Play Store and Hibernate those apps that you thing will slow down the performance. It is worth battery saving.
    It will save your battery up to certain extent.
  2. Use Supercharger Script to make your phone more smoother. (512 HP Settings Recommended for Supercharging).
  3. Make Sure you keep all the apps up-to-date.

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>>Enable Android Device Manager for Security (Recommended)

This is the latest feature that Google has added to Google Play Service and most of the users are not aware about it.
Everytime you install a new rom, login, and carry on your work but you forget to Enable this feature.
It is highly recommended for users to keep it enabled.

What it does?
Using this feature you can Remotely wipe your device, ring your device. This feature can erase your important information such as contacts, messages and other information in case your device gets Stolen.

How do I enable it?
  1. Go to Settings > Security
  2. Scroll Down and Select Device Administrators
  3. There you will See that Android Device Manager is Unchecked.
  4. Now tap on Check Android Device Manager
  5. Now Select Activate (See Image)
  6. Thats it you have now enabled it.

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>>Taking Logcats (Easiest Method) :

Requirements:
  1. Make Sure Samsung USB Drivers are Installed
  2. Advanced Logcat Viewer (GET FROM HERE)
  3. Make Sure you have Enabled Developer Options (See Above)
  4. Make Sure you enable USB Debugging is Enabled (If not enabled then See the Instructions given above)

Procedure:
  1. Enable Developer Options
  2. Enable USB Debugging.
  3. Install Samsung USB Drivers
  4. Connect the Phone to PC
  5. Install Advanced Logcat Viewer
  6. Follow on Screen Instrustions (It is so simple).

Note: If Logcat doesn't start then see your Android Screen a popup will open. Select OK (See Image)


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>>White/Black Screen Fade Issue

If you are flashing CM 10.x on any other variant other than GT-S7500 the you will get white/black screen fade issue.
Till now there is no solution for that.

Warning: Don't use the Gingerbread Method for solving this issue you will end up with a shiny brick.

When i have this bug, i push the power button during two seconds for have the menu power button and the screen turns on .
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good
this will reduce redundancy of questioning i think

add these too
1 enabling developers option
2 camera and camcorder apps
3 flash light app for cm 10 or 10.1
4 battery drain solution
5 add swap external memory to internal guide links
and avs lso add all roms by all deand modifiers
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i have never heard about supercharger script as im not used to use scripts
is it worth trying?
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i have never heard about supercharger script as im not used to use scripts
is it worth trying?

Yes it is absolutely worth trying.
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Could you give me a link for Supercharger Script ?
Thanks in advance .
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Could you give me a link for Supercharger Script ?
Thanks in advance .

Here it is
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=991276

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Yes it is absolutely worth trying.

# Battery Tweaks
pm.sleep_mode=1
ro.ril.disable.power.collapse=0
ro.ril.fast.dormancy.rule=0
it helped me in saving battery
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# Battery Tweaks
pm.sleep_mode=1
ro.ril.disable.power.collapse=0
ro.ril.fast.dormancy.rule=0
it helped me in saving battery

I suppose I must add these lines in the file build.prop and reboot my device ?
Thank you for your advice
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