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How to restore the official firmware on Samsung Galaxy Note?

I have a question for you guys. When I bought my Samsung Galaxy Note, it came with custom firmware with lots of bugs. It's being over 3 months I bought this phone and it freezes a lot. My question is, ...
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pin request at the startup lock screen

I was trying to set up a VPN connection and it asked me about medium and high level security and a password which I didn't understand well! I failed to use VPN but now each time I try to unlock the ...
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How to know if a Galaxy Note is a real one?

I'm in Thailand now and I've seen a Galaxy Note device that seems to be a real Galaxy Note phone, but it has an extremely low cost (about 100 USD). I'd like to confirm that the phone is real, how do I ...
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How to edit the home dock icons (shortcuts) on TouchWiz 4.0 ICS

I recently received the ICS update to my Galaxy Note and couldn't (or couldn't remember how to) change the shortcut icons at the bottom of each page. It seems they have removed one method for changing ...
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How can I change the default app that opens when double tapping the screen of my Galaxy note with the S Pen?

I would like to change the default behaviour of S Pen so that instead of using the (not so good) memo app from Samsung I can use the note taking app of my choice (right now Papyrus). How can I change ...
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How to enable NFC on Galaxy Note I717 for lockscreen/screen off use?

The Note I717 running Paranoid ICS and makes everything except the S-Pen great -- except I can't quite figure out how to enable NFC for use on the lock screen/screen off modes. I see plenty of people ...
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How can I install CWM Recovery on my Galaxy Note?

I'd like to install CWM Recovery on my Galaxy Note. The build number is DDLPA. I installed ROM Manager but my phone wasn't listed in the options. I've Googled this but haven't been able to find a ...
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Push notification on Samsung Galaxy Note (GT-I717)

Why is there no push notification or some notification for incoming messages in the screen when the phone is in locked state? I am using Samsung Galaxy Note. When my phone is in locked state, and when ...
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“Application cannot be installed in the default install location” error while updating

I have a Galaxy note which was recently updated to ICS (about a month ago) Today I noticed that some of the applications, that are on auto update, keeping failing to update with this message: ...
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Phantom notifications of Galaxy Note driving me nuts

I just got a Samsung Galaxy Note a few weeks ago and really like the phone. The problem is that I get notifications for non-events or phantom events day and night: the phone makes the notification ...
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Is there a solution to get the stock ICS Dialer and People apps with Touchwiz devices?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Note with the stock Touchwiz UI ROM. I was wondering if there's a standalone ICS Dialer and People app available? I've managed to find a standalone messaging and calendar ...
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Galaxy Note apps on stock Android

I've just ordered a Samsung Galaxy Note, and since I generally don't like manufacturer-installed bloatware (TouchWiz etc.), I'd like to reflash it with a stock ICS ROM. However, one of the main ...
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Is there any Vanilla ICS ROM for Galaxy Note? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? Is there a plain ICS ROM for the Samsung Galaxy Note? I'm looking for something that is relatively stable ...
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Lost Native Dialer and Contacts App after upgrading to 4.0.3

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note GTN7000 Android Phone with Vodafone Connection in Mumbai. I upgraded to 4.0.3 last Saturday after which the Phone and Contacts Icon at the Bottom disappeared. I can't ...
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Can not tap a contact on my android (galaxy note) [closed]

My galaxy note is on 2.3.6. Sometimes when I tap on phone icon (or contacts icon), go to Contacts tab, and tap on a contact, nothing happens. I have to go back to home, tap on the contacts icon (or ...
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Galaxy Note and stock Google Calendar app

How can I install stock ICS Google Calendar app to a Galaxy Note with original ICS ROM? I found Calendar.apk and CalendarProvider.apk on the net and tried to install. According to the install these ...
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Is there a way I can use a Galaxy Note on Virgin Mobile?

I want to know if it is possible to use a Samsung Galaxy Note on Virgin Mobile's network. If so how would I go about setting it up? Virgin doesn't currently offer the Note, so I can't just buy it ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note does not boot after ICS update

I've just installed Android 4.0.3 ICS onto my Samsung Galaxy Note with 2.3.6. The installation was done by wifi via official installer. I did not download anything specifically, just got a popup with ...
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Samsung's Pen applications under CyanogenMod 9

Anyone run Samsung's pen based applications for their Galaxy Note running under CyanogenMod 9? Are there any kernel driver difficulties with doing so?
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Android customization Galaxy Note

Recently, Android ICS has been released in my country (Hungary) also for the Samsung Galaxy Note. That's cool, the phone updated itself to Android 4.0.3 and at first sight it was really cool and fast. ...
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“USB Storage” Encryption

Samsung phones, Galaxy Note running ICS 4.0.3 in particular has System Storage, USB Storage, and SD Card. I wanted to know if I encrypt my device by going to Settings - Security - Encrypt Device. ...
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Outlook Style Android App

I use 2010 Outlook running on a PoP3 server. I just bought a Galaxy Note and love it. But I need an e-mail app like outlook that will allow me to setup folder and rules to move specific e-mail in ...
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Better Autocorrection on Galaxy Note similar to Blackberry?

I got my first android device ever and it is the galaxy note. Previously I was on a blackberry. At the moment, I dislike the auto correction on the Galaxy Note. If I want to type "and" but ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note keyboard software

Is the software for the Galaxy Note keyboard (and its possibly its other unique features) available for other Android devices? I am willing to pay and I also have a rooted phone, if that helps me get ...
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Notes capture via Blackmagic Intesity Extreme problems [closed]

I'm trying to capture my Samsung Notes activity for a project documentation. I connected the phone via MHL to HDMI Bridge to a Blackmagic Intensity Extreme box with a Thunderbold connetion into the ...
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Save battery by switching to 2G after a few minutes of inactivity

I'm looking for an app that'll switch to 2G only after a few minutes of inactivity. The idea seems simple enough, but I can't find it. JuiceDefender just disables the data connection, and re-enables ...
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How to transfer file to internal usb storage on Samsung Note?

I am trying to install a p12 certificate on my Samsung Note. From what I've read, this can be accomplished with: menu->settings->Location and Security->Install from USB Storage (or SDCard storage, ...
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Connecting Samsung Galaxy Note to TV

I'm not sure if this in scope for this SE. I'd like to know what options there are for playing a movie on the Galaxy Note on my TV. The TV is a relatively recent Sony Bravia that sadly appears not to ...
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Use Galaxy Note as digitiser tablet for PC

So the Samsung Galaxy Note has a stylus and the screen is supposedly a Wacom digitising tablet with 128 levels of pressure sensitivity. Has anyone tried to make it work as a Wacom tablet for a ...
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Swype keyboard turns into a black area

Every day or two, my swype keyboard turns into a black area. There are no keys or anything. Just a black area, and I have to change input mode to samsung keyboard and then back to Swype to get it ...
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Samsung galaxy phones shuts down automatically

I own a Samsung Galaxy Note. I have seen that very randomly and infrequently, my device just turns off on its own. I then have to restart it by pressing on the power button. Yes, the device has ...