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keyboard problem

I used to use 3 languages in my keyboard English urdu and arbic, using it by just sliding the spacebar; however recently this feature disappeared. I can't change language anymore even tho 3 languages ...
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Resize /system partition of Galaxy S4 Mini

I have a Samsung S4 Mini GT-i9195 and recently I've updated it to CyanogenMod 13, it was stuck on Android 4.4. The /system partition has 1.5GB and it was full with the stock ROM. After updating to ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 display destroyed [on hold]

My display of my Galaxy S6 is broken. When I turn it on the display sometimes light up with some color lines and it flickers. Also the touch display does not work anymore. Is it enough to buy this set?...
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How to prevent the screen from turning on on incoming calls?

I carry the phone in my pocket and when I take it out it often accidentally accepts or rejects the call because the screen automatically unlocks on incoming calls? How can I prevent this, preferably ...
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Should I turn off Galaxy S7 Fast Charging

My wife just got a Samsung Galaxy S7. She said it gets really hot when charging the phone, even if its just a regular charger, not a fast charging charger. Also, if she is using GPS in the car, the ...
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i need help for my samsung galaxy note 4

Does anyone tried or knows how to root a LOCKED Samsung galaxy note 4 exynos versions without changing or replacing the stock firmware safely? The reason is, I just want to install the galaxy s6 or s7 ...
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location history - google maps timeline inaccurate [duplicate]

On my husband history, google maps shows that he was at location A then left to go to location B to stay for a while (where he was to stay for the night), then it shows that he left location B to ...
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Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830 won't go into download mode

I have an old phone laying around and I thought I could use it to just fiddle around with it, when I turn it on it goes to the recovery mode (as far as I know it hasn't been flashed before) now I want ...
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I own s6 edge plus. The phone broke and screen has blacked out

Can someone repairing the phone see my old Gmail and yahoo mails on the phone when the screen is repaired if the phone is not connected to WiFi. Will the phone get auto formatted if they open the ...
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S5 corded Desktop access

I changed some settings on my S5 to reduce battery drain. Now I can't plug my charging cord into a PC or laptop and access the phone card or SD card. Can't figure out what to "turn" back on ! Any ...
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No restricted profiles option after enable multiple user profiles on Samsung Tab A

After rooting and enabling multiple user profiles on Samsung Tab A (SM T-365) device, I don't have option for creating restricted profiles. Thanks for support. Best regards.
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Can I buy a new phone in a different country? [closed]

So, on the 15th of August, as my 12th birthday present, my godfather bought me plane tickets to visit him in England for a week. I am very excited. With me being a Pokémon fangirl, Pokémon GO is a ...
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deleted the group in which I am an admin [closed]

I hv created the relatives group in which i alone was admin, later on I thought it is not the right time then I tried to remove the group. I exit the group thinking that group will be closed. But that ...
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WhatsApp Web Page Displaying on 1/4 of Full Screen

I am having trouble viewing my WhatsApp web on my full screen. It worked originally but now I can only view roughly 1/4 of the chat window instead of the full thing. Any help to fix this glitch is ...
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How to enable USB debugging while screen is unresponsive and black?

how can I enable usb debugging on my phone while the screen is black and doesn't respond to touch. I just want to use vysor (an app that projects my screen) so that I can continue using it in the ...
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How to backup Samsung 6 edge data with broken USB port

My USB port on my mobile is dodgy, intermittent charging slowly reducing to no charging! I took it in to shop and they're happy to send it away to be fixed, however I need to back it up, and i've ...
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Straight Talk Galaxy Grand Prime Bluetooth Problem

When I use my Motorola H730 Headset on my Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, my voice is distorted sometimes. It happens off and on during my call.I tried different headsets with the same ...
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galaxg note 10.1 shuts down by itself in particular cases

I have a galaxy note 10.1 with build number kot49h.p601xxucnj5 and 4.4 kitkat android. It shuts down by itself whenever i single push the power off button(which I expect a sleep by that) and the ...
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Phone storage is very low

Samsung duos total space as shown in system storage is 4 Gigabyte. But application manager shows total space of 60 'Mb'? i cant install any application.
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could not find videos that i cut and pasted from my android

I cut and pasted some photos and videos from my android to my laptop.i found videos missing.after that i tried again after changing it to MTP Mode.even after that i could not find those videos both in ...
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Tablet stuck in “Recoery is not SEAndroid enforcing” and cannot turn off

Just bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 tablet T-580. When I buy an Android device I do two things, immediately: 1) get latest OTA update without fully setting the device up (e.g. only Wifi, no Google ...
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Red color lost in my tab 10.5

I have a Samsung tab s 10.5 inch. Once I try the Samsung code *#0*# and try to check the red color it gives a black screen, but all other color tests working fine – even tab working fine but any red ...
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3G signal gone on Samsung Galaxy Pop

I have suddenly lost 3G signal on my Samsung Galaxy Pop. At first I thought its a service provider problem, so I checked with another SIM card but, still no change. I have used the *#*#4636#*#* code, ...
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Failed to mound sd card ERROR

I tried updating software on my galaxy ace and it was downloading then it got stuck. so I switched it off then back on and it says failed to mount sd card. I can't get into recovery mode. please help!!...
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ADB driver for Samsung does not respond in remote debugging

To summarise the situation, I tried all the steps and quirks to make remote debugging work for a Samsung Galaxy S4, and Galaxy A3, the chrome://inspect page never picks up anything, I tried with ...
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whatsapp is getting downloaded but not getting installed

Im a samsung galaxy tab2 user.the android version is 4.1.2.my phone had a problem of restarting by itself.as it restarted too many times at a stretch it did a factory reset on its own.it did not ...
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Samsung Galaxy Core Prime wont turn on

My Samsung Galaxy Core Prime wont turn on. It goes past the Samsung logo and then goes to the metro pcs sign, but it stays there vibrating until it dies. It charges but wont go past the metro pcs ...
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Toast message with Chinese characters, is it a virus?

I recently received some updates today from the Play Store. Every so often a pop notification, one of those bubble ones at the bottom of the screen with Chinese characters. The most recent update I'...
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Locate Samsung phone that has been factory-reset

My Samsung phone was stolen, and it was factory-reset by the perpetrator. How can I locate it, since the data has been reset?
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Problem with Samsung Galaxy calls

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Active mobile phone and for the past year suddenly I couldn't make a call. Whenever I was trying to answer or call someone I couldn't hear them and they couldn't hear me. I ...
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I have 32 GB external, but my internal is only 4GB!

My mom bought me a phone. It's Samsung Galaxy J1. And It says that it has only 4GB in my internal storage. But I have 32 GB external storage. So, I downloaded all apps that I wanted then I moved it ...
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How do I change the phone number for incoming calls to international format on the mobile

My contacts have their phone number in the international format. It needs to be this way, otheriwse I can't call them from another country. As an example +64 21 1234567 But the incoming calls ...
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Is Galaxy S5 capable to receive IR signals

I'm thinking to buy a Galaxy S5, I have a question. The Galaxy S4 can transmit IR signals, but not receive them. I want to make my own remotes. Does Galaxy S5 (NOT mini) have an IR blaster (receiver,...
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Grey circle background on app icons

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and I just looked at the home screen and some of my app icons have a grey circle around them. Is there any meanings of this? Is it possible to ...
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Warning: [Video] Recording Failed

I recently got a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and was using it just fine. I imported all of my previous apps and app data and everything went smoothly. Then, a few weeks later, I tried to record a video, ...
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Google Play Store stopped unexpectedly Samsung Galaxy II

While running the play store I am getting the message: The application google play store(process com.android.vending)has stopped unexpectedly. please try again, Force close is indicated in box ...
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Deactivating device adminitrator is grayed out

I want to allow 3rd party apps installation in my Samsung Galaxy A5 2016, but the option is grayed out, because I have an administration app on it (MobiControl) which I can't deactivate because the "...
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how to edit baseband and hardware version?

I have Samsung S6 G920P but i want to replace G920P with G920I in About Phone section. I have already changed Model Number, Build Number by editing Build.pro file but unable to Edit Hardware Number ...
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Browser infected Pop-up

Today I opened my mailbox in my new Samsung galaxy J7 and this screen appeared: WARNING Your Samsung galaxy j7's browser is still infected with a serious virus! Continue with instructions to ...
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How to keep 4G on while on WI-FI

My home Wi-Fi connection doesn't have Internet access, so I need to keep my 4g on while connected to the WI-FI. I tried "smart network switch" and it doesn't work, it is kicking the WI-FI off because ...
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my text messaging app is suddenly displaying all my contacts with no conversations

My text messaging app instead of just displaying all my recent text messaging conversations has suddenly included ALL my contacts. My recent SMS conversations are swallowed up in the midst of all my ...
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Galaxy S5 Bootloop and Black Screen

So, a few days ago i had my Marshmallow update OTA. Last night, I removed the battery of my phone(to save time) to charge my second battery. When I insert the second battery, my phone does a bootloop, ...
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Samsung Galaxy S I9000 power button not working

I got my Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 working after getting all wet (falling into the toilet) and it finally turned on. HOWEVER, after a day, the power button stopped working and after some time my phone ...
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Samsung Note 4 charging cable (ECB-DU4AWE vs. ECB-DU4EWE)

Unfortunately, my charging cable for my Samsung note 4 is broken, so I have to buy a new one. I have seen two different charging cables: ECB-DU4AWE which is 1m long ECB-DU4EWE which is 1.5m long ...
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How to use two whatsapp accounts on my rooted Samsung galaxy star pro device

Can I use two whatsapp accounts on same device? If how Note: my device is rooted
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How to install Xposed on S6

I rooted my EE Samsung S6 (SM-G920F) (UK) (Marshmallow 6.0.1) yesterday evening using Odin (I followed the tutorial on Tom's Guide). I seemed to root fine. There was no bricking, boot looping or any ...
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Why do apps from the play store get moved back to internal storage after update

I've got a good amount of apps installed on my phone's internal storage and I've moved the majority of them (anything taking up more than 15MB) to my SD card. My Android version is Lollipop now. After ...
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Show current SSID under WiFi indicator in Notification panel

I tried searching for a solution but this seems so stupidly trivial I can't even find any posts about it, not even a hint in those Android tips 'n tricks articles. The closest I could find is Add wifi ...
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Dropped Phone. Touchscreen isn't working anymore

One of my friends dropped my phone and the screen broke, yet the touchscreen still worked. Yesterday the phone got dropped again, causing the middle part down of the touchscreen to stop responding. ...
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Apps not transferring between Samsung S4 and s5

To transfer files, data, and apps from a Samsung S4 to a Samsung S5, I used the app "Samsung Smart Switch". This transferred the data using NFC. However, of all the apps I had originally downloaded ...