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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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Push power button samsung lites then galaxy S 3 lites then nothing. Won't turn on [on hold]

Push power button samsung appears then galaxy S 3 appears then DEAD. Can not make phone turn on.
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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 ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 firmware install failed. FRP lock enabled. Phone Doesn't boot up

I have Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with Lollipop OS. I tried to upgrade firmware through ODIN, but it showed an error as Custom binary blocked by FRN lock. I have the google account credentials but since ...
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Whatsapp (Profile Pictures) Folder is found Missing [duplicate]

I have a peculiar scenario with the Whatsapp Profile Pictures folder. Previously, the profile pictures of contacts which I had viewed used to get stored inside Whatsapp -> Profile Pictures folder. ...
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Error [HD-01] and how would I fix it [closed]

How do I fix error [HD-01] because it keeps saying on my nook Samsung tablet that error retrieveing server
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Samsung S4 Mini i9190

On the i9190 factory reset is grey out so I cannot wipe phone. I tried hard reset Home+VolUp+power also does not work phone boots in as normal. Please help
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Is it possible to delete CWM backups without CWM

Previously I have installed CWM as my recovery but then I have flashed the stock rom back. CWM was removed as a result and I can no longer access CWM. I am trying to delete all the backups I made. ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S LTE (SM-T705) - How to Unroot Using Heimdall?

I currently have TWRP and CM13 on the device. I'm trying to unroot the device by flashing back the stock ROM. I have downloaded the ROM T705XXU1BOL2_T705OLB1BOL2_T705DXU1BOJ1_HOME.tar.md5. However, ...
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Galaxy S6 Folder is Empty on PC

I connected my Galaxy S6 to my PC (Windows 7) for the first time. My computer installed the driver successfully and the device is showing under "Removable Storage." When I click on the device from ...
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All apps close when phone starts and won't stay open when manually activated

Okay, so my dad is completely technology illiterate. He doesn't even understand that you don't click on internet popups. He's got a phone with Android 5.1.1 and he says he downloaded an app called ...
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Contacts showing as “Unknown name” on Samsung Galaxy S6

As per the below image contacts sync'd from online servcies are coming through as "Unknown name" I have used the contacts sync within "Accounts" using Gmail, Outlook.com and Yahoo but keep getting ...
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Can I track my lost Samsung galaxy ace

just over a week ago I lost my Samsung galaxy ace, it has a sim in it and i have the device's imei number, it won't be charged and have tried looking for it , I didn't have any tracking apps installed ...
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“Unfortunately … has stopped”

I'm dealing with a brand-new Samsung Galaxy J5 and various apps and services keep crashing, making the phone all but unusable. It's German but these are the services that are stopping: ...
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Enable “OEM Unlock” via build.prop edit!

I need to bypass fingerprint lock on an Samsung Galaxy A8 (A800F) phone in order to save the data stored on the phone, FRP was ON but i managed to fix it and change it to OFF, Now i can flash any ...
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Stuck in recovery mode

please help... i got t 231 galaxy tab 4 7.0 i used flashr and i dont know how to use it so i followed instruction but i think i clicked on something .. i dont really know about this things... i just ...
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Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7?

I am looking to install CyanogenMod (12). My device is rooted. I am unaccustomed to installing Custom ROMs, in fact this is my first attempt. If there are already instructions on this, please point me ...
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Changing size of the Pen Window (Samsung)

I have a question whose answer I have not been able find anywhere.There is this option of 'Pen Window' in some samsung devices Such as the Note 3 that I'm using too so I tried searching any way to '...
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I can't acess my Samsung Account on my Samsung Galaxy S5

I need help with acessing Samsung account on my Samsung Galaxy S5. On web it Works fine, just not on the phone. I tried to check: Settings-Apps Manager, and I found the account under "All" and it is ...
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I convert the sd card (64GB) as an internal storage but now when I connect to computer, it only show internal storage (16GB)

How can I copy thing to my "sd card" from computer? Im using a S5 SM-G900P
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Why is Google Now Launcher using Samsung Theme Store Icons although the theme is uninstalled?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Android 5.1.1. I installed Google Now Launcher then I installed a theme from Samsung theme store, which replaced the default icons. After removing the theme and the ...
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Samsung Galaxy has two different '@' symbols to choose from

I have a question on Samsung Galaxy on screen keyboard. Samsung Galaxy has two different '@' symbols to choose from. Does anybody know how the .net code treats these two symbols? Thanks, Anusha
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Secure container for Android Tablet user

I've got an Android tablet that has multi-user support. Galaxy Tab 3 if I remember correctly. Now, I'd like to store some of my files on it but so that apps and I could access it on my user, but not ...
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root samsung galaxy SM-G355H

How to root my samsung galaxy SM-G355H core2 . without pc or with pc . or i install kinguser zip. file by recovery mode but does not root my phone. please help to root.
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Samsung S3 restore contacts

Yep - got a virus & could not even get to backup my phone. Had everything on Samsung Kies - what a joke - cannot even get it to talk to their own product. Long story shore - managed to get the ....
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How to copy the System folder in stock ROM?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 sm-n900, i copied the 'system' folder from the root directory to my computer, i used the JoelDroid Lollipop Batch Deodexer to deodex my system, now i wiped my original ...
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Is there a way to change a restricted user to a FULL user

I created an account on my Samsung Android tablet for my son. It was restricted so he could not purchase anything. We now want to purchase some in-app stuff and it shows me an error that he does not ...
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Samsung galaxy A8 (SM-A800I) root failed what to do

I bought brand new galaxy A8 phone previous month I tried to root using ODIN and SpaceX boot file. unfortunately my device get bricked. Eventually I recovered my phone using samsung kies. Whenever I ...
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gt-p5113 wont load recovery

my tablet is not loading cyanogenmod nor cwm, my ubuntu doesn't even recognize my tablet through lsusb. The tablet used to run cyanogenmod lollipop.
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upgrading from 4.4.2 to 5.x.x on Galaxy Grand SM-G7102

I was trying to upgrade to a new version and there is this step where you select zip file containing desired version(mine is named as cm-12.1-20151026-UNOFFICIAL-ms013g-ver_AIO-3.zip) from external SD ...
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Any way to by pass the enter original Gmail account associated with phone AFTER a hard reset on a galaxy grand prime trac phone?? [duplicate]

What can i do i purchased a grand prime on craigslist and al seemed well till i got home and it said to enter original email address associated with phone.I have tried to call the person i purchased ...
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Windows cant see my android phone. SM-J200F

I reinstall my windows today, and i try to install my phone drivers. when installing drivers I accidentally closed automatic driver install window. So, i try to reinstall but not work. I tried ...
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How can I get past somebody's password lock screen without them knowing?

My daughter changed her lock screen password on her phone. She has learned how to keep me from unlocking it. So I am asking, is there away I can get her password with out her realising it? Or can I ...
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Stock gallery app: can only crop out square area, why?

On my Samsung galaxy SIII when I open an image with the stock gallery app and then trap ants hold it I can crop out a square region, but am unable to resize the crop area to be rectangular. Why is ...
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Phone Factory Reset without carrier apps

I am trying to reset my phone (Samsung Galaxy X Cover 3) to factory defaults, using "Settings->Backup and Reset->Factory data reset". However, there is a step that the carrieer (Orange) has added, it ...
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Should I unroot my Note 4 before updating to Android Marshmallow?

I'm new to Android, I currently own a rooted 5.1.1 Samsung Note 4 (SM-N910H), which is rooted using chainfire auto root method. If I want to update my phone to 6.0.1 should I unroot first or not? And ...
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Bluetooth Folder Disapperead

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro Tablet 12.2 SM-P900 running Lollipop 5.0.2, I had the device rooted the other day and I think everything went the way it was suppose to. I installed Titanium Pro ...
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Phone does not bootup after flashing

I have a Samsung s3 neo (GT19300I) device and I flashed a rom(downloaded from the link for the indian version here) to it. After flashing, Oding gave the PASS result, but my device did not bootup. I ...
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When i factory reset my phone, does it restore my phone data and my mobile data?

My phone is running out of space, and even when I delete someone my things, it is still low space
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What is the Difference in SBOOT, ABOOT, and BOOT on a Samsung Device

So I am trying to remove FRP on a phone, and I need to flash SBOOT in Odin. However, I can't get the SBOOT file to remove FRP. So what is the difference and how can I get the SBOOT file, because it is ...
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What is the latest Android version for Note 3?

What is the latest Android version that can be installed and used in Samsung Galaxy Note 3?
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How to uninstall preinstalled apps and games in my Galaxy Note GT tablet?

My Samsung galaxy note GT - n5110 has something wrong and im not sure what. Few months now I can't use it because it keeps restarted and games and apps are just downloading without my permission. I ...
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Enable lock screen widgets, 4.4.2 Kitkat on Samsung Mega 6.3 LTE

When I try to enable lock screen widgets in my Samsung Mega 6.3 LTE with Kitkat 4.4.2 from Settings > Security it has no "Enable widgets" which was the solution in How do you add widgets to the ...
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Samsung Galaxy GT-I9070 charging indicator persistent

This phone of a friend of mine has a weird problem. Whenever the phone is disconnected from the charger, the battery indicator continues to show "charging". This goes away only after a phone restart. ...
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After auto update, Samsung Tab S2 will not reconnect to Samsung Tab S2 9.7 bluetooth keyboard

My Samsung tab S2 had an auto update yesterday. Now, the matching samsung bluetooth keyboard will not reconnect. When I try it comes up with "unable to connect" message. Keyboard still shows as ...
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Can I charge Galaxy Tab S2 while using MHL adapter?

I'm looking at an MHL adapter provided by Samsung. I have a Galaxy Tab S2 and wonder if this adapter would allow the device to charge up at the same time as mirroring the screen to my TV. I already ...
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How to reset the custom flash counter to 0

I have an samsung Galaxy s6 edge and i want to install knox on my phone. My problem is that the flash counter is 1, because i have root my phone before. My question is: Is there any way i can ...
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Software Update

I am going to update my Samsung Galaxy J7 but am worried, since a friend once updated his phone and it is no longer working. Will updating harm my phone?
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How to remove “Recent apps” when pressing Home?

When pressing "Home" button on my Samsung Galaxy Core Plus (Android 4.2.2, not rooted), I always get this "Recent apps" view, which I don't want. How to have the real home instead (i.e. desktop with ...
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Majority of apps deleted themselves (including Google Play services) on a Samsung device

My Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has developed an interesting fault. It happened one evening, after the phone shut down due to low power. Its symptoms: It has deleted (or appears to have deleted) most of ...