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Screen turns “on” during calls- Samsung Galaxy A8

I have Samsung Galaxy A8 and from yesterday my screen doesn't turn off during call and my ear keeps on touching other things in display like hold calls ,mute etc, giving me trouble . What should I ...
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Will my deleted text message will be sent?

I wrote a very long text message to a friend. When I tried to send it, my phone told me that the message will be send when I'll activate the mobile data. The text was on pending and I deleted it ...
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Samsung Galaxy s3 mini Wifi Connected but not working

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini and my Wi-Fi worked perfectly fine. Later, I went on my phone and my Wi-Fi said it was connected but when I went on social media and stuff it said it wasn't connected. ...
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Cannot transfer files from my Note 5 to my PC

(Sorry as my title isn't that specific) So basically on Saturday, my Note 5 started acting up and then formatted itself to the factory standard. So know basically what I'm trying to do now is use ...
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Samsung KNOX and SuperSU [duplicate]

I recently upgraded the SuperSU binary on my Samsung galaxy SIII and it prompted me to disable Samsung KNOX. What is Samsung KNOX?
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Group messaging on Samsung J2

How do you do group messaging on a Samsung J2? I can send out a group message but when people reply, it comes in as individual texts, not in a group conversation. I cannot find the option to turn on ...
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Mitigating mobile network attacks [on hold]

I have AIMSICD installed on my unrooted Galaxy Grand Prime running 5.1.1. I don't connect it to my home router, which I'm assuming as a matter of course has been compromised, or wifi hotspots. I never ...
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What does the ContextProvider app in Samsung phones do ? Can it be greenified without any undesired problems?

The question says everything. I want to know the function of ContextProvider and can it be greenified or not without any problems , since Google search does not give a satisfactory explanation. I am ...
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Why is “unfortunately, ims service has stopped” still appearing after factory reset?

I just updated this morning. And, sadly I got the error. I tried so many solutions, from safe mode to adjusting message settings to factory reset. After factory reset and wiping the cache, IMS Service ...
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Odin projects and versions

Trying to flash my old Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570. For this purpose I need to use some kind of software - Odin. I found several versions of odin project. Which one is real one and where is the ...
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After flashing TWRP with Odin, nothing happens and the OEM recovery is still there

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S5, and after flashing the TWRP with Odin 3.07 and 3.10 I'm finding that my recovery is still the default. I'm using these instructions exactly. Android system Recovery ...
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Sometimes amoled display turns green or purple(tinted)

I am using samsung A500g since month but sometimes while using phone display turns slightly green or purple (tinted) in shade but as soon as i adjust brightness display becomes normal. Can this be ...
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Upgrading android on device with small memory

Hi I have an android Core Prime with 8GB internal storage and a 16GB sd card Currently it has andriod 4.4.4 installed It has downloaded an upgrade to 5.1.1 It says it requires 3gb of space for the ...
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Reasons for full disk encryption differences between Nexus & Samsung

I have Nexus 7 and Samsung Note 4. I'm guessing that they are representative of Nexus and Samsung Android devices, respectively. Regarding full disk encryption, Nexus full disk encryption is ...
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The difference between NFC mode on Android (e.g. card mode, P2P mode)

On my Samsung Galaxy Note 4, there are two NFC modes: card mode and P2P mode. What is the purpose of these modes? Is there any other modes in NFC?
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Gear vr galaxy s6 edge plus

I have a Samsung Galaxy s6 edge plus from Verizon but I'm currently using it on page plus unlimited plan I recently bought a Samsung gear vr oculus headset and after I place the phone in it nothing ...
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How do I import my old contacts (from computer) into Samsung?

I had an iPhone and laptop (that was using LotusNotes) whose contacts were synchronised. I exported all the contacts into a .vcf file, containing hundreds of contacts. How do I import them into my new ...
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Odin3 v3.10.6 stops at aboot.mbn

Trying to update Freedompop (Sprint) Galaxy S4 to Lollipop 5. Odin3 recognizes phone, checks MD5 file OK. After clicking Start it progresses but stops and last progress line says "aboot.mbn". Phone ...
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Unable to delete unwanted empty folders from my onbox [closed]

Hi I'm so frustrated as I have unused sub folders I'm my inbox and I can't delete any. These folders are my Samsung galaxy and my Nexus 7 tablet. Please can anybody advise?
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Modifying a Stock firmware

I would like to modify the stock firmware to replace and add launchers and animations to my phone.is it possible?
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Samsung Grand Neo GT-I9060 (MediaTek MT6575) Blurred Coloured screen

My friend's phone Samsung Grand Neo GT-I9060 cloned MT6575 When I check info with MTKDroidTools I get different Info Hardware : MT6575 Model : GT-I9082 Build number : ALPS.JB.MP.V1.16 Build ...
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Android says Damaged SD card at EVERY card

I faced a problem with my 32 GB SD Card on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime. Device says Damaged SD card. I changed it to a brand new (also 32 GB) SD card... And problem didn't gone. Each card read perfect ...
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GPS is not working in Samsung SM-J320F device

I have tested with 3-4 GPS location apps in my Samsung SM-J320F device but still not getting location by using GPS. It's working fine to get Network based location. But i don't understand why it's ...
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SD card pin number

I am trying to transfer data from Galaxy S to Galaxy 4. Need SC PIN number for Galaxy S. I cannot download the Smart Switch app to the Galaxy S, need to transfer manually. Need the PIN number from ...
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Smasung s3 losing connection

I have been facing this problem of using my Samsung s3 since last couple of months. The connection seems to give away when i use my mobile phone. The connection bar charts keep coming and going , and ...
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Update AT&T Samsung without sim card?

I have a Samsung sgh-i927 that I want to use as a media player. I don't have a sim card. How can I update the OS? It is an AT&T phone.
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Can you change user agent and device info on non-rooted phone?

For example, I have Samsung Galaxy and use android Chrome but I would like to fake it so that the user-agent shows I'm using HTC One and some other browser. Is this possible on a non-rooted phone or ...
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Sound stops in mid-call (incoming sound only, outgoing sound is fine)

I have a bizarre problem and I don't know whether it's my phone (Samsung Galaxy S4), my Bluetooth headset (Plantronics Voyager Legend), my carrier (T-mobile) or our corporate conference call system ...
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how to unfreeze a tablet

It kept on saying se secrity warning and said it was disabled so I only saw an option to enable Knox so I pressed enable and it went to the download screen and said Samsung Galaxy tab A and it won't ...
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How to Install system app with SE Linux enforced on Galaxy s7 Android 6.0.1

first, sorry for my english :) i try to install a user app (installed in /data/app/) as system app on my new galaxy s7 : - Android 6.0.1 - Rooted - factory ROM I follow many tutorials : ...
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Cannot access Internet

My wife is using a i9000 SamSung. She receives Gmail, no problems, downloaded updates for Samsung Apps, but cannot access Internet( or YouTube, Google search etc) even when shown as connected to my ...
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Can´t update apps through mobile data.

Just restored to factory defaults and I can´t seem to update any app through mobile data, it needs wifi. Im on a Samsung Galaxy S5 android version 5.0
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Excessive data and battery usage with Samsung S7 on Android 6.0.1

Recently I bought a Samsung Galaxy S7. I had an S6 Edge, and no problems with Android OS data usage/battery drain. The big problem is, I don't know why, but Android OS is eating my mobile data and ...
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Where on an Android device can I find information about the make, model, etc of the device?

I don't own a smartphone and I don't use Android but other than that I'm a tech guy (-: My father has a Samsung Android phone but doesn't know what model it is and it has no markings on the case. I ...
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Difference between bootloader and Download mode in Samsung Galaxy tablets

I'm working on Samsung Galaxy Tab tablets, specifically with Tab 3 (SM-T210) and Tab 4 (SM-T230), and being learning a bit about the boot and recovery images and the bootloader. I have not being able ...
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Can't see audio & video files of android phone in PC

I connect my phone to my PC through USB cord and select MTP mode. When I open SD card then I can transfer only photos , but I can't transfer my audio and video files. First I copy some video and then ...
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Tampered phone - Consistent Denial-Of-Service on device

I believe my ex did something to me phone. Everything has led me here. Please help. Recently, my phone will stop working unless he is around. I have been seeing my email on FaceBook to turn to ...
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Swipe required before pattern unlock on Marshmallow 6

I have pattern screen lock set on Samsung S6, and with the marshmallow 6 upgrade I must swipe before I get the pattern. Can I disable the required swipe, and just open to the pattern unlock screen?
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How to edit /system/bin/lpr in Samsung S4 i9295 running 5.0.1 Lollipop

How do I edit /system/bin files in Android since after 4.x? Has something changed? I seem to recall just opening the file playlpm on the device in a text editor and seeing and making needed ...
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Password not working?!?!

Ok this is so frustrating... The Problem im having is i set a new password on my note 5, the password will work to get me into the phone but i want to change it to fingerprint but when i go into ...
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I've been locked out of my Snapchat account??? (Can't log in anymore, no matter what)

It's just like that. I had the original account and after I updated the app via Play Store, it won't let me log in to my own account! I've already changed the password several times, but nothing ...
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I have six Samsung Galaxy Avants that I can't do much with

So the owner of my company upgraded our employee phones to something more current. He was going to literally just throw away six perfect condition galaxy avants with cases and chargers until I asked ...
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Incoming Message not receiving my mobile

Hi this is vijay kumar am using samsung galaxy s2 mobile since last one week am not receiving any kind of incoming messages in my mobile. Kindly help me on that issues. 1. I tried message centre no. ...
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how to open the Task Switcher + “Active Applications” viewer on Samsung Galaxy Core + Lollipop 5.1.1

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 4.4.4 Kitkat, and a Samsung Galaxy Core running Lollipop 5.1.1. On my Galaxy S4, if I hold down the home button, I get the task switcher and in the lower ...
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What is the difference between Samsung 4 files(Repairing firmware) and Single firmware file for flashing?

I was flashing a Samsung device with a single file (tar.md5 format) and i saw some people are working with 4 files(Repairing firmware) to fixing the most and actually, Any problems with those 4 files ...
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unknown Icon on my tablet

there is an icon in the upper right side just below the status line on my samsung tablet that looks like a silhouette of a detective (hat and glasses) never seen this before. can anyone help me ...
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Cannot connect to server

When I try to open a game app (Hay Day) using cellular data, I get a message: Cannot connect to server. I did a software update, didn't help. The app opens when I use WiFi. I have a Samsung tablet. ...
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How can I seamlessly make my phone a network drive?

Back when I had an LG G2, it had this awesome feature called Wireless Storage. If you're not familiar with it, it essentially allowed you to tap a button to instantly turn your internal storage into a ...
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read the chip info from built-in NFC chip in mobile phone

As I know, there is built-in NFC chip at the back of mobile phone such as samsung. So I would like to read the built-in chip info from that mobile phone. Is that possible or silly question?
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SM-P900 Stuck in boot loop and reports “E: failed to mount /efs (invalid argument)” in recovery mode

On power on the tablet goes into a boot loop with the samsung logo. Booting into recovery mode, at the bottom of the screen, is the following error E: failed to mount /efs (invalid argument) I've ...