For questions truly specific to the "Samsung Galaxy Note" (GT-N7000, GT-N7003, GT-I717; aka i9220) device.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
1answer
330 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
127 views

Busted Verizon Galaxy Note 5 screen, trying to use adb to unlock

Recently, I dropped my Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and busted the glass, lcd, digitizer, and maybe the speaker. Before, I try anything with replacing the broken parts, I would like to get the SMS database ...
1
vote
1answer
564 views

Crazy battery drain when Idle(note 5)

I am having issues with battery drain and not sure what to do, my note wil lose about 30% battery overnight(about 7-8 hours) and last night it lost about 50%. At first it said that google app used ...
1
vote
1answer
84 views

Samsung Note N7000 Stuck on booting screen

My phone seems to have somehow managed to brick itself. I was using it for wifi tethering via usb to my laptop. All was good until I unplugged it. It started restarting itself but never fully starting ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
769 views

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 4....
3
votes
0answers
341 views

since upgrading my software to 4.1 my samsung galaxy note wont charge properly

I recently upgraded the software on my galaxy note to 4.1 and since then its been very strange when charging. I put it on charge last night woke up this morning it said charging 23% came back to it a ...
3
votes
0answers
87 views

Tagging photos when importing them from my Galaxy Note

I tried to import the photos I have in my Galaxy Note. While importing them the computer asked if I would add a tag to them -- and I did. The strange thing is that when the computer finished ...
2
votes
0answers
970 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
32 views

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 canvas....
2
votes
0answers
308 views

Convert handwritten note to text

The Samsung S-note app has a handwriting recognition mode that will turn handwriting to text in more or less real time, but it slows down input enough for it to not be really practical to use when ...
2
votes
0answers
413 views

Why does the default keyboard always change after a phone restart?

I use a Samsung Galaxy Note phone with Jelly-Bean 4.1.2. I also use SwiftKey app as as my default keyboard. After every phone restart, the default keyboard changes to Samsung keyboard. Why does the ...
2
votes
0answers
8k views

Galaxy Note 1 has become slow after upgrading the phone 4.1.2

My Phone (Samsung Galaxy Note) has become really slow after I have upgraded my phone with 4.1.2. And I don't have any much data in my phone. I am really unhappy with this update. Can we do something ...
2
votes
0answers
464 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
356 views

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?
2
votes
0answers
332 views

“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. ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Strange icon with “N” letter in Note 5 phonebook

When I try to add new phone number to an existing contact, some kind of icon appears in phone number field. Please see screenshot: Thus happens since upgrading to Android 6.0.1. What is that?
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Gallery not showing images

I'm using an S Note 4 and my gallery isn't working. My gallery won't show anything, none of my images are showing up even though I had hundreds and now they have all suddenly vanished even though I ...
1
vote
0answers
356 views

Odin Write Operation Failing on GT-N7000

My phone appears to be in a bootloop as it is stuck on the Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 Screen. I cannot access recovery mode, I can only access Downloading Mode. It started when I used Rom Manager to ...
1
vote
0answers
162 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
769 views

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!
1
vote
0answers
368 views

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"
1
vote
0answers
126 views

Trying to use Kies to upgrade Galaxy Note firmware

Similar to this question: Kies dies when trying to update Galaxy Note firmware I go to upgrade the firmware and it just keeps looping, downloading firmware components. The progress bar keeps moving, ...
1
vote
0answers
206 views

External_sd storage showing in my usb storage

My total USB storage on my Galaxy Note is 10.55GB, but I have 14.55GB of external_sd storage showing up inside of my USB storage. I am showing a separate external SDCard with the proper amount of ...
1
vote
0answers
3k views

Samsung Galaxy Note will not Turn On after Android 4.1.1 Upgrade

I have downloaded Jelly Bean 4.1.1 for my Galaxy Note N7000. While updating through the phone, it shut down and now it is not working.I cannot turn it on. The battery was about 40%. I guess it is ...
1
vote
0answers
502 views

Why CWM gets wiped after reboot on Samsung Galaxy Note?

I recently acquired a GT-N7000 handset and tried to root it using this method. I successfully flashed CWM and then rooted the device. It was all good until I went back into Recovery and found out that ...
1
vote
0answers
409 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Error 404 updating Note Edge to 6.0

My Verizon note edge is stock, not rooted or unlocked. I initiated an ota update and it failed. Here is the error.
0
votes
0answers
61 views

Old Whatsapp message and a new phone

I have a new phone after an old phone stopped working suddenly. I'm having trouble with old messages on Whatsapp (over the last year). Some of those messages are from individuals who sadly passed ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Internal memory is mounted as “^J” wher ist shoul be “sdcard0”

After most apps doesn't work any more on my Galaxy Note 1, (CM13 Rom) I discoverd that the internal memory that was "/storage/sdcard0" is now "/storage/^J" I tried reverting the system with an old ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How to get rid of smileys on galaxy

I want to get rid of the stupid smileys my message app replaces :) , :p, :( etc. with Here's an example: http://i.imgur.com/k6LTbFN.jpg Anyone know how to do this?
0
votes
0answers
82 views

Android 5.1.1 on Note 5 really slow with games

So I "upgraded" from an S5 to a Note 5 simply because i like the bigger screen and the stylus and I use my phone for business stuff. However, I am still a kid at heart and play games on it. However, ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Note 5 my voice muffles other's on the phone

I noticed today that when I'm in the phone, on my Note 5, if I speak over the other person, their voice gets muffled or cuts in and out. For anyone else noticing this issue, I fixed it by going into ...
0
votes
0answers
250 views

Note 5 and text message problems

I have a note 5. For some reason I am not able to receive many texts, especially group texts and/or pictures. I have only had the phone a few weeks but I think it was ok when I first got it. Now the ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Set a Samsung Galaxy NotePro as a trusted device for Nexus 6

I have been trying to set my Samsung Galaxy NotePro (with KitKat) as a trusted device for my Nexus 6 (with Lollipop). This way, the Nexus would be unlocked whenever close to the tablet. Although I ...
0
votes
0answers
83 views

CWM won't update

I'm trying to install CM11 to my Galaxy Note N7000.. I managed to install CWM v5.8.1.8 using download mode.. But couldn't update it using download mode! heimdall show that installation is OK, but ...
0
votes
0answers
286 views

Odin3 fails to root Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 SM-P900

Recently i has bought Samsung Galaxy Note Pro SM-P900 tabled with Android 4.4.2 on board. Tablet shows build number as KOTH49.P900XXUANI1, and i could'not root it with Odin3 i've found in Internet (...
0
votes
0answers
254 views

Power button no longer working at all

Peculiar issue here. Phone is a a N7000 Galaxy Note running on a Lollypop ROM and has been error free with no issues. (Unsure if related to issue as power button has previously worked) I first ...
0
votes
0answers
80 views

Galaxy Note caught in Cyanogenmod initialization loop

My original Galaxy Note has been replaced with a Note 3. Hence, I was curious about installing Cyanogenmod on it. I did and it worked fine, a little while ago I wante to update to a newer version, ...
0
votes
0answers
202 views

remove extra text when sharing links, etc

Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.4.2 Nowadays when I want to share a link, an image, etc.. and click Share. A bunch of apps that I can use to share pop up. That's good. But recently, My Note is adding extra ...
0
votes
0answers
853 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
7k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
471 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
141 views

Switching to Android, how do I handle music?

My wife and I are planning on switching from apple phones to the Note III when it comes out later in the month. I was preparing to switch my music collection from itunes based to google play by ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

USB Storage blank or has unsupported filesystem

I formatted my USB Storage to NTFS by accident and now it says "USB STORAGE BLANK OR HAS UNSUPPORTED FILE". I know that I need to format it back into FAT32, but the main problem now is that I cannot ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

Jelly Bean Update cause SD card unexpectedly removed issue

I have recently updated my Samsung Galaxy Note from ICS to official JellyBean Update. I am getting SD card unexpectedly removed issue after regular interval. SD card unexpectedly removed issue is ...
0
votes
0answers
318 views

ssh over wifi vs broadband weirdness

I have a really weird issue with connecting to an outside host from my android device (2.3.6) using ssh. I have no problem with connectbot actually, but when working on a terminal the weirdness kicks ...
0
votes
0answers
285 views

Galaxy Note N7000B com.android.gsf.login fails

I am having Galaxy Note N7000B . I am having Samsung ICS 4.0.4 DCLR8 (Thai version) installed on my device. Phone shows Unfortunately com.android.gsf.login has stopped and phone hangs. ...