Samsung is a multinational conglomerate corporation based in South Korea. Their electronics brand, Samsung Electronics, has produced numerous popular Android devices including the Galaxy S line, the Galaxy Tab, and Google's flagship Galaxy Nexus.

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RIngtone shortened with lollipop

Having issue since update to Lollipop. Samsung S5. When phone rings, sound comes on for 1 second, off for 3, one for 1, off for 3. This happens with Zedge and system ringtones. I've: changed ...
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How to find installed apps which are using SMS feature

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo (Android KitKat). Some of the apps are using my SMS feature and SMS are costing pennies from my pocket without my knowledge. I want to know what are all the apps ...
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System Update for Samsung [duplicate]

When does the Samsung Galaxy Core gets its system update? I heard of it from the news before but till now it's still cannot be updated yet.
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music player and notifications isn't showing after installing lollipo(galaxy s5)

So the problem is after installing Lollipop on My samsung Galaxy S5 my notifications went missing. My music player when active and screen is locked is missing. So maybe someone can help me get music ...
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How to fix a phone that got soaked in sea water? [closed]

My Samsung Galaxy Alpha accidently got soaked in the sea water while I was swimming in about 5 minutes. It was in my pocket. It has been two days from now and it gets a bit better when the ...
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Bricked Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

I have an unlocked Galaxy S3 Mini (model number SM-G730A). It's technically an AT&T phone, but I use it with T-Mobile. I rooted it with the Saferoot scripts (I think you can find them at ...
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Samsung Galaxy 2 Wifi Issue

anyone have any solutions or suggestions to the issue where the WiFi connection will not stay stay turned on? When you try to turn it on it just shows the message "Turning On..." but then the switch ...
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Transfering contact and messages [duplicate]

can anyone help me with the best way to sync my contacts from my s3 to my s4 and also my messages from my s3 to my s4 Thanks for reading Cam :)
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When does AT&T Note 4 receive Lollipop? [duplicate]

When does Lollipop hit AT&T Note 4? I have read many articles that the Note 4 was going to receive Lollipop late January. But still no updates. I believe the Galaxy S5 AT&T has Lollipop. Any ...
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Whose fault is it? Google's or Samsung's? [duplicate]

Like a lot of other owners of Samsung S5 smartphones, I had a lot of trouble and difficulty with my phone after installing the lolipop update. lollipop isn't working well with my phone, so my question ...
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How do I move screens in the app drawer?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5. I have a bunch of apps installed. From the home screen, I can tap on the Apps icon. This takes me to the App Drawer. In the App Drawer, I have 2 screens full of icons ...
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Why do Samsung Keyboards support a maximum of 4 languages?

I would like to know why Samsung Keyboards support a maximum of 4 languages? Also, what do these languages exactly do? I can swipe left-and-right on the space bar to switch between them, but I can ...
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Twitter widget appears to be broken: “Application not installed”

I'm having trouble with the Twitter app on my Samsung Galaxy S4. The widget was misbehaving, so I thought I would remove it from my homescreen and put it back. What has happened instead is that the ...
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Lost/Stolen Samsung S4 Mini blocked be tracked?

recently lost samsung s4 mini, which had sim and phone blocked. Tried to remote lock it using Androis manager, but said device was offline. Does this mean that they can get at my data even though I ...
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Whatsapp & factory reset

I have recently factory/hard reset my Samsung Galaxy Advance. Apparently the Whatsapp application doesn't exist in my phone anymore. Does this mean, my account is deleted or I still need to delete it ...
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About Android Device Manager

My phone is lost and I have locked the phone with the app Android device manager. Is it locked even if the device is without internet connection?
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my Samsung tab 3 tablet is asking for a password

my Samsung tab 3 tablet is asking for a password. I have never used a password. Suddenly it wants one that never existed. I am the only user of this tablet. No one else has access to it.
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Google Calendar can't add event to default Personal calendar

On my Samsung S3 there is a default Samsung calendar (which can't be removed and apparently is source of all problems). As I'm more convenient with the Google Calendar app, I want to add events using ...
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Uninstall official lollipop Samsung Galaxy s5

Yesterday, I installed android Lollipop on my Samsung Galaxy s5. It was an offical update, since I dont like to flash my device, because it is a work mobile. However, this offical lollipop release ...
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PTP but not MTP

I have a Samsung Galaxy Express with Android 4.1.2. When I connect my phone over USB, it connects as a media device. The only option I see is Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP): I cannot choose MTP ...
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How can I update android version of GT P3100 currently running on Android version 4.0.4? [duplicate]

I have android version 4.0.4, but i don't see any updates, is there any way to upgrade android version?
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Android picture naming convention

I am using Samsung Galaxy S5 from T-Mobile. I noticed that pictures are named as YYYMMDD_ABCDEF.jpg where the first part represents date and the last purt I suspect represents time in military ...
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“Locking” a Samsung Bootloader

In order to prevent cold-boot attacks against an encrypted Android filesystem, it has been recommended to keep your bootloader locked at all times with the original factory recovery installed. The ...
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Connection of a Tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab S to an Epson projector [duplicate]

I have a Tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab S and I tried to connect it to an Epson projector that has HDMI and VGA ports, I have the HDTV adapter to connect the tablet to the port, but I cannot see any image ...
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emoji issues or in other words you could say problems

on a samsung gallaxy exhibit, is there any way to show emojis.during text oR on social media.
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Cannot connect to Wifi in my samsung tab4

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab4 SM-T230. Initial usage of Wi-fi was going fine but recently I am not able to turn of Wi-fi at all in the device. Tried couple of trouble shooting options ,but no ...
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Options For Samsung Galaxy S5 ACTIVE “SMG870W”- Users with Custom Rom compatibility?

I was wondering,besides any opinions based on the judgment of my decision to buy a Samsung Galaxy ACTIVE version of the S "SM-G870W", can the Samsung S5 Active be Flashed with any ROms, specifically ...
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Unlock a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005

As the title says, im wanting my note 3 unlocked from the 3 (three) network in the UK. I understand the Samsung unlock servers are down which is why i haven't done it myself, but also understand ...
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A random picture save to my gallery

I have a Samsung s4 mini, I got it a about 1-2 weeks ago. I was looking at my photos and I see a random photo appeared in its own album. When I go to delete it there is not trash can above so I ...
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Installing TWRP on a Samsung device, no fastboot (using ADB or other ways)

My device (Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300) is not detected by fastboot in Download Mode, but it is detected properly by adb. I want to install TWRP as my device recovery. Is there any way to install it using ...
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Dialling a conference number from the location field in the calendar application?

Background: Our company has recently replaced all of the BB devices with new Samsung Galaxy S4 phones. They are brilliant in terms of the functions available to them compared to that of the BB. ...
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samsung galaxy core 2 frequent restarting then mount sd card

hi i notice my samsung galaxy core 2 frequently restart while i'm using it playing clash of clan then after restarting it mount my sd card or sometimes lose all of my data. hope someone could help me ...
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Where is the lock-screen image stored?

I restored my phone and lost all my apps and save in the phone (Samsung S5). Once completed the restoring, I had back my lock screen image, and since it's important to me,I'd like to save it on my Pc, ...
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Cannot make home screen background a gallery picture

As the title says, I can only make the home screen background a default or animated (live screen?) wallpaper. I'm not using any third party launchers and I've already tried doing a soft reset and ...
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Where is the Samsung Galaxy setting for answering lock/unlock?

My friend told me that every time someone calls, he must unlock the phone. He wondered if we could change that setting. I looked in my own Samsung Galaxy and I could not find the setting. Do you know ...
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Extract drivers from ROM directly?

My girlfriend recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S5 which, after paying over 500 bucks for it, turned out to be a counterfeit s5. Obviously the scammer didn't get back to us and as much as this is a ...
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Read information from old Kies3 call log backup files

I have discovered that my Samsung Galaxy S3 phone has a limit in the number of items retained in the call log, after which the oldest calls are deleted. Having previously suspected that this could be ...
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Unable to format my mobile in recovery mode

I have a Samsung Galaxy y-duos s6102 mobile. In the morning unexpectedly my mobile got switched off and I tried many times to switch it on but it's switching ON and stops at the Samsung logo and no ...
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Can a Samsung Galaxy Tab Screen be fixed?

I dropped it on my bathroom floor and the front screen did not crack, the back one did.It is the newest model, 16GB wifi, and the glass did not crack but the screen behind it. The sound still works ...
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my samsung galaxy ace is not opening after update

i try to install a new android version to my phone but my pc shut down and update interrupted ,now i can't open my phone? Can you help me what to do to install again android os from the begin ?
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Apps installing improperly on second user account on Samsung Tab Pro 8.4 tablet

I have a Samsung Tab Pro 8.4 running Android 4.4.2. I have setup two user accounts for myself and my wife. We've been primarily using the main "owner" account with great success installing apps from ...
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Did something change with Samsung excepting genaric power cords?

Did something change in our Samsung devices that makes it so that you cannot use generic charging cords to charge the device? We have 3 different Samsung tablets in the home. Two have the older, wide, ...
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poor RF performance, and sluggish baseband. possible firmware issue?

I am having serious connectivity issues on the Verizon network with my phone and I think it has something to do with the phone's modem, or some software issue therewithin. The problem seems to be more ...
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How to fix “Unfortunately, the process xxx has stopped”?

I was having some trouble with my rooted Samsung GS3, so I "tried" to perform a reset by flashing a stock ROM in ODIN. Once I booted it back up, the first thing I saw was "Unfortunantly, the process ...
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Why isn't my call history log being stored?

I desperately need your help !! I had an S4 mini stolen but had a backup using kies which I loaded into the new S4 mini in October. Ever since it's only showing my call history of before October and ...
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My songs I put on my Micro SD Card does not appear on Samsung Galaxy S5!

Here's what happened. Recently i bought myself a 128 gb Micro SD card. I added all of my music, which takes up 30 gb of the SD Card. When I open up music player i don't see all of the songs i put, ...
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Need help unbricking LG G2 LS980

I have just rooted my lg g2 LS980 and i also put a custom rom on it. All was well at first for about ten minutes until i realized that my phone was disconnected and i couldnt text or call so i tried ...
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Fix Soft Bricked Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-I545

I am new to all of this, and I am having trouble with my Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-I545. I am on a mac, but also can run windows 7 in vmware fusion. A couple days ago, I successfully rooted my ...
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Lock screen problems

I have used mobile@work app to be able to set my company email on my device. At that time the settings of the mobile is set to have only the option of "password" in the lock screen .. I guess that was ...
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Change color theme on Samsung Alpha

Somewhat I'll-advised, it seems, I've bought a Samsung Galaxy Alpha. (Note to people in some parts of the world: since I'm in Europe, I've bought it separately, without SIM. It's in no way coupled to ...