The Samsung Galaxy 3 is also known as the i5800, or the i5801/Apollo on Orange. Only use this tag when your question is specifically about this device.

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How do I do remove a lock pattern from samsung gt-i5800?

I have a samsung gt-i5800 and I forgot the pattern, and after too many tries, it puts me on a screen on which it asks me to login with a google account, which I've tried but nothing has worked. I ...
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Volume buttons unexpectedly started waking the phone from - how to disable?

When my phone is locked and the screen is off, I could usually wake it up only by pressing the home or power buttons. Now, the screen also wakes when I press a volume button. This started happening ...
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CAN I INSTALL ANDROiD ON MY DIVICE [duplicate]

On the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic it is spec'd at 128 MB of RAM and 256 MB of ROM. There is also a MicroSD (up to 16 GB) expansion slot for increased storage capacity.
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Decrypt my Micro SD Card

I have been looking every where for an answer to this. I had a Razor MAX with an encrypted card in it. Well I dropped that phone and it died on the spot. I now have a SG3 and the micro sd card ...
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Samsung Galaxy Apollo (GT-I5801) doesn't connect to WiFi connection. What should O do?

Currently my phone doesn't connect to WiFi connection, it always on and off everytime I open my WiFi connection. What can be possible solutions or what do I need to check in order to connect my ...
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Poor reliability of voice recognition

My Samsung Galaxy Apollo only recognises voice instructions to dial about once in eight attempts. Is this typical ? Can it be improved ?
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Samsung Galaxy III screen turning on by itself and draining battery

Even though I haven't received any notifications, the screen on my Samsung Galaxy III keeps turning on and draining my battery. What's causing this?
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Cannot upgrade Samsung gt-i5800 firmware from 2.1

Hi I cannot upgrade Samsung gt-i5800 firmware from 2.1 using kies, it tells me that the phone requires 3000 mb (or 3gb) but it doesn't even have this as internal memory as far as i know! Has anyone ...
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Samsung Galaxy 3 (GT-i5801) is not being detected in Kies

Whenever I connect my device to my PC, it asks me on connection for the type of connection I want. If I select Samsung kies in the device it shows me connected, but in the kies it keeps connecting ...
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Wifi Doesn't connect to internet in my i5801

in my phone i can connect to any wifi but when i start browser or market or any application that requires internet. It shows no network connection. I have tried following things Tried several ...
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How to hard reset a Samsung Galaxy GT-i5800?

My Samsung Galaxy GT-i5800 has had the wrong pass entered too many times, and now it's not opening up. So how do I do a factory reset on it, since all the workarounds I've tried (phoning it, mashing ...
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Will android market work (update app) after I install a new mod in my phone

I am going to root and install cyanogen mod 7 on my samsung I5801 (Having froyo). Will the android market work in cyanogen mod i.e. will I be able to use and update all the applications (whenever ...
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Samsung Galaxy 3 incoming call problem

Most of the time I receive incoming calls for few seconds, then it shows as missed call while my caller listens full ring, leading them to thinking that I didn't pickup the call. I checked all the ...
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Is it possible to unlock my Samsung Galaxy 3(GT-i5801)?

I moved to another country and absent-mindedly bought a SIM card for my GT-i5801 (from Orange UK) Now it's asking for a network lock code. I have searched the net and everything points to me going to ...
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How to upgrade to Android 2.2 [Samsung GT i5800]?

I have a Samsung GT i5800 with original Android firmware and an offical Windows 7 PRO/64bit machine and a Samsung USB cable that I got with the phone. How can I update it offically to a fresher ...
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Battery life in Samsung Galaxy 3

I recently updated my Samsung Galaxy 3 to Android 2.2 . After the update my fully charged battery dies in just 3 hours(without any use) and around 1 hour if I use it (talking,browsing etc). I am using ...
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Android phone doesn't pops up with “USB connected” message

We have a Samsung GT i5800 with Android 2.1update1. When I put a memory card in it, it recognizes it, great! But: When I want to connect the phone via USB to my PC: this picture DOESN'T comes up: ...
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Missing call summary in Samsung Galaxy Apollo (i5801)

In my Samsung Galaxy i5801 after I disconnect the call I used to get a call summary from my carrier. This hasn't worked for some time. I contacted customer care and they say some settings in the ...
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how do I know the time involved in updating the firmware of my samsung I5801 phone via KIES

The official update for samsung I5801 is available now. Has anyone done it before (using KIES, any samsung phone)? How long it will take to update the firmware via Samsung Kies pc suite? What are ...
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Configuring my office e mail in samsung galaxy 3

Does samsung galaxy 3 have support for microsoft exchange servers . I am trying to configure my office e mail (which uses exchange server) but my phone keeps giving IOException. Any solutions ?
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How to use alphabets on keypad in Phone App? - Samsung Galaxy 3 I5801

When I select Phone app and go to keypad tab, on keys I see alphabets besides each number key. How to use them? I suppose it should find a contact already in my contacts. When I type key 7 twice it ...
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Can I install applications in memory card in Samsung Galaxy 3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install APK files on SDCARD. Hi , I ran out of phone memory installing various applications . Looks like there is no obvious way to install apps into my memory ...
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How to create shortcut in the homescreen for 'Favourites' tab in Dialer?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy 3 (GT-I5801). The ones listed as Dialer.favourites and contacts.starred in the 'Choose custom activity' are not working. This happens in both TouchWiz and ADWLauncher
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“Converting to multimedia message” when forwarding large SMS

When I receive a large SMS and when I select "Forward" from options, it shows "Converting to multimedia message" and I'm getting charged more. Furthermore, if the person on receiving end doesn't have ...
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Difference between Samsung Galaxy I5800 and I5801

What exactly are the differences between the two apart from Orange branding? Also I read that I5801 is the Orange branded one, but the phones in India are not Orange branded but still show as I5801 in ...
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Is it possible to install the unofficial Froyo on a Samsung I5800XXJG3 android phone?

I know the official Froyo has not been released, but I see here that you can Install it on samsung phones: ...
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Samsung Galaxy 3 Questions

I plan to buy a Samsung Galaxy 3. Here are my questions: Does the Galaxy 3 have a front-facing camera? How is the main camera (in terms of clarity)? Can the browser support multiple windows?
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My Samsung Galaxy 3 (GT-i5801) is not being detected by my PC — What should I do?

I have a Samsung Galaxy 3 (GT-i5801) Android phone. Currently, my phone is not being detected by my PC. Initially, when I purchased this phone, I was developing applications and I was able to run the ...
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Can I leave it plugged in for charge all the time? -Samsung Galaxy 3 I5801

In short my question is - What is the battery level at which it starts charging again Samsung Galaxy 3 I5801 device when kept plugged in for charge all the time? If you want to know background and ...
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Why can't I connect my Samsung Galaxy 3 to my PC after installing the z4root app?

I have a problem connecting my Samsung i5800 Galaxy 3 to a PC. First, I could connect to the PC. I had installed the z4root app in order to root my phone and then after installing it, I could not ...
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how to get skype to work when the phone sleeps

I got a Samsung Galaxy 3 GT-I5800 with Android 2.1. Installed Skype on it, and when connected to wifi it works. When WiFi is not available it switches to G3. While I use the phone, skype works fine. ...
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Why do I get dropped calls and weak signal with Samsung Galaxy 3 5801 mobile?

Samsung Galaxy 3 5801 phone with android 2.1 OS. When I enable GPRS I am getting dropped calls and weak signal. When I disable GPRS I find my calls don't drop and the signal much better. Is it a ...
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Samsung Galaxy 3 (GT i5801) - Waiting for FROYO Update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get Android 2.2 (FroYo)? I have purchased "Samsung Galaxy 3" Model number is GT-5801 - an android enabled phone, currently it is having Android 2.1 ...
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How can I connect my Galaxy 3 to my Mac?

How can I connect my Galaxy 3 (running Android 2.1) to my Mac?
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Android 2.2 update for samsung Galaxy 3 (I5801 and I5800) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get Android 2.2 (FroYo)? when android 2.2 update will available for Samsung Galaxy 3(i.e Samsung I5801 and I5800)... ? do you have any idea when it is ...
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Can I install live wallpaper on a Samsung Galaxy 3?

I am proud owner of Samsung galaxy 3 with android 2.1. Unfortunately it doesn't supports live wallpaper. So is there any alternatives/options for installing live wallpaper with or without rooting ? ...
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Is there an app for Flash support for Android 2.1?

Currently I am using Samsung Galaxy 3 (i5801) with Android 2.1. Is there any app available to support flash video ?