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Unfortunately, contacts has stopped Galaxy note 1 stock firmware

I'm running stock android version - 4.0.4 with baseband N7000DDLR1. Received a minor update today in India(14.5MB) which said a performance update. Everything worked fine after the update. However, ...
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Why MP3 music files cannot be played on Note 3? ( It says, The music player does not support this type of audio file)

Why MP3 music files cannot be played on Note 3? ( It says, The music player does not support this type of audio file) This happens to some of my MP3 files when I try to play them on my Note-3. They ...
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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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Battery drain on Galaxy Note-I after updating to Jelly Bean

I have Galaxy Note-I (N7000), and upgraded to Jelly Bean 4.1 today. The battery drains fast. Do we expect any update from Samsung on the battery drain issue, or do I need to downgrade to ICS?
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Samsung Soft Keyboard Keeps Popping Up when Bluetooth Keyboard in Use on Galaxy Note 10.1 with Android 4.1.2

Models: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, GT-N8013 (WiFi) and SCH-I925 (4G LTE) Android version 4.1.2 I've been experiencing problems with the overly aggressive Samsung soft keyboard popping up whenever I ...
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Galaxy Note 1 - Hangs on start up screen

This is the most tragedic thing ever happened to any of my electronic devices... My phone was dead (naturally) battery charge was zero as I was outside waiting for a friend. I wanted to charge it ...
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My Samsung Galaxy Note won't charge but will turn on for 1 second

I got my Samsung Galaxy Note about 5 months ago and three months into having it I dropped it and cracked the screen. The actual touch screen works it is just the glass that is broken. About a month or ...
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Unable to flash official Indian JellyBean ROM on Samsung Galaxy Note GTN7000 SHV-E160l

I recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note GTN7000. When connected it to Kies it shows as galaxy note SHV-E160l. I tried to flash Indian Samsung official JellyBean 4.1.2 update to it via ODIN. I have ...
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I can't flash a custom rom onto my Galaxy Note N700

I just wiped my data and dalvic cache and formatted /cache, /system and /data. I put philz touch recovery (an enhanced CWM) on my phone and now wanted to install a rom. But when I install OmniROM it ...
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Rooting Samsung Note N7000 Android 4.1.2 ( SHV-E160L)

I like to root Samsung N7000 Note running on Android 4.1.2. The ROM is a Korean version SHV-E160L ). This ROM seems to be very unique and has a few unwanted features. Is there any safe rooting ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note stopped vibrating

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 1 and it has quit vibrating. All the options for it are turned on but it has quit working. What do I do?
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Why is the screen rotation slow and freezing the screen?

I have a Samsung Galaxy note 10.1, and the screen rotation before was noticeably quicker. It just recently started to take another second or two to rotate. On top of that, everything on screen will ...
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Can an Android phone be backed up while stuck at boot loop?

I have Samsung Galaxy Note N-7000 which got stuck at boot loop after installing and opening and app called InstaFrame, is there anyway to backup the device before doing a factory reset to get the ...
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Samsung kies3, device does not support initializing

I am using my galaxy note 3 with stock software and getting this error, never upgraded in this computer. Any ideas what the problem is and how to solve it? Thanks!
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Prevent older mail to be synced

I have own mail server and two smartphones connected to it via Samsung default mail client: SGS 3 abd Galaxy Note 3. There is no problem receiving new emails, but the problem is that it keeps sending ...
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Lockscreen rolling notifications like iPhone

I like everything about my new Samsung Note 3. It is a superior device in almost every respect to my previous phone the iPhone 5. But, I have one issue that I have not yet resolved. I cannot get the ...
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Samsung Galaxy SHV-160k won't get signal

I bought on ebay a refurbish Galaxy Note N-7000. Once I received it I put my chip and for my surprise ther was no signal. After checking It I noticed it has on the back of the phone N-7000 but when I ...
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Samsung Kies better than OTA?

I was wondering if Kies provides any kind of advantage towards getting a pending update for my galaxy note 3 phone. I am still waiting for an OTA KitKat update and, if Kies would allow me to end the ...
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galaxy note N7000 wifi disconnect and forgot wifi network

i'm connecting to wifi home spot and after phone screen turn off wifi disconnect and forgot pasword ... in settings about wifi and sleep stays "Never"
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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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galaxy note 1 - snote - how to select and drag something i've drawn?

I'm using the galaxy note 1 running android 4.0. I have S Note opened. I drew a picture of a cat at the top left corner of canvas. Now I want to drag my cat to the bottom right corner of the ...
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How to create videos similar to Khan-Academy videos with a Samsung Galaxy?

I would like to know what is the best option to create videos with audio similar to those of Khan Academy with Samsung Galaxy Tablets. Some of my colleagues have Samsung Galaxy 10.1 Note and some of ...
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Installing CyanogenMod on Galaxy Note N7000 with Linux

I tried it for at least four to five hours now, but I don't succeede: Replacing the regular firmware of the Galaxy Note with it's latest stable CM version. I rooted the phone with framaroot and then ...
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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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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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Samsung I717 cannot enter the recovery mode

I'm using the 1st Gen AT&T Galaxy Note. It shows the following message: FIRMWARE UPGRADE ENCOUNTERED AN ISSUE. PLEASE SELECT RECOVERY MODE IN KIES AND TRY AGAIN. I want to use KIES to solve ...
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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 ...
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Multiple rom booting

Is there any way to dual boot on the international GT-n7000 phone ? I have no tried the CWM backup / restore to switchbetween two ROMs but I would guess no issue with that to be encountered. Just that ...
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Updated Galaxy Note 8 to 4.2.2: can't pair with Bluetooth devices afterwards

With the previous version, 4.1.2, no problem to discover and pair with my Bluetooth speakers. However, after 4.2.2 upgrade, the Note 8 cannot find them when scanning. My phone, a Galaxy S4,(version ...
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Galaxy Note 1 (N7000) shuts down when connected to internet

I started using my galaxy note on 13th April 2012. Since then I never used mobile data on it except for last one and a half month. But since I started using mobile data on it, I have observed the ...
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Suspicious directory “.MySecurityData” in internal storage

I have a Galaxy Note (N7000) device running stock Android 4.1.2. I was browsing the internal storage and noticed a directory named ".MySecurityData", which contains one single directory "dont_remove", ...
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changing the “hi galaxy” phrase. is it even possible?

Every once in a while, my note 3 wakes up on its own thinking somebody said "Hi Galaxy" and gets itself into the listening mode to start capturing what it hears from that moment on, then submits to ...
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How to move contacts from SIM to phone?

I have all my contacts saved on my SIM-card but I want to move them to the phone which is Galaxy note so that when I change the SIM-card my contacts are still saved and I don't need to save them all ...
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How can I decrease the font size of incoming messages on the Samsung Galaxy Note permanently?

After the regular update of my Samsung Galaxy Note to Android 4.1.2, the font size in the messaging section is quite oversized. By using the volume keys I can indeed reduce the font, but this setting ...
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alternative ways to take screenshots on Galaxy [duplicate]

When there is a rubber-protector around the phone or the tablet, I find it extremely difficult to do a palm-swipe-to-capture action, to get a screenshot. That's due to the fact that the raised ...
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SD Decrypt process Interrupted on Note 2

Running NOTE 2 GT-N7100. Stock ROM not rooted. Enabled full device encryption and SD encryption a couple of month back. Today decided I wanna decrypt the device (process went successful) and then ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 1 /sdcard/ folder tree

Hi I am searching for the factory folder tree for Samsung Galaxy Note 1. I want the folder tree, so I can perform adb shell commands to access these directories. In a quest of recovering data. e.g. ...
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Cannot set up a yahoo email account with @yahoo.com.au address (.au not accepted)

The mail app on my Samsung note does not allow me to set up my email account with the full Yahoo address: it does not permit adding the .au at the end of the address. If set up the account like this, ...
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Phone becomes slow after updating to Jelly Bean

My Samsung Galaxy Note-1 becomes very slow after updating it to Jelly bean...what should I do??? Please can any body help me??
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Power Drainage Issue Note 1

I am having an issue where my battery will drain normally but sometimes when I begin using an App, the phone can go from 76% battery to dead. The phone will try to restart and then dies. I will plug ...
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Kies dies when trying to update Galaxy Note firmware

I downloaded and installed Kies in my Windows 7 laptop. (Toshiba Satellite.) I plug the phone in the USB, it is recognized and its storage shows in Explorer. Then I run Kies. It says there is a ...
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help me out making my transition from iphone please

I am used to doing a long-press-on-the-home-button to trigger the voice- search. That's a bad iphone habit. Here with Android, it is always switching to the currently-running-apps screen. I tried so ...
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clockworkmod/backup can it be removed?

Today I installed cyanogenmod JB on my galaxy note and I found this huge directory (2.47GB) in the /sdcard partition. Can it be removed or it could be useful? Can I move it on my pc? Thanks in ...
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Why does the default Music Player have an 'End' option in the menu

I noticed in Galaxy Note N7000 with Android 4.1.2 that the default music player has 'End' option in the menu, it is not a problem or a bug, but I never noticed this option in any other Android app, so ...
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How do I sync S-Pen Action Note Created Tasks on the Note 3?

So after using the Note 3 for a couple of weeks, I'm trying to figure out how the new S-Pen feature would actually improve my productivity. One feature that looks promising is that I can pull the ...
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Galaxy Note is getting slower and less responsive [duplicate]

I've had my Galaxy Note about 18 months. It's progressively getting slower and slower to respond to user input. Any tap has an unpredictable delay, up to a few seconds. Even typing has a noticeable ...
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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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Can Android tablet read external hard drive and if so which formats?

Can an Android tablet read external hard drives and if so which formats? I have a Samsung Note and tried accessing a hard drive but failed. I've been told that if I format my 1TB hard drive to FAT32 ...
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Corrupt ROM file at CyanogenMod server

I am trying to install CyanogenMod in my N7000 issue is the file I am downloading cm-10.1.3-n7000.zip from here seems to be corrupted as when I try to install it from sdcard through install zip from ...
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Switch keyboards quickly

I've got a Samsung Galaxy Note with SlideIt installed which works wonderfully. But I can't write with my pen anymore. So how do I switch VERY QUICKLY to the Samsung keyboard and back?