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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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How to display touch points on screen

My Galaxy Note with stock ROM had an option via Settings > Developer > Show touch points (or something like that). Now, I updated to CyanogenMod, based on Android 4.3 but I can't find an option ...
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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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“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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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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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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some Android text lines appeared on the screen that are changing constantly

It's about a few days since some text lines (white and green) appeared on the display and I don't know what changes I have made unintentionally that caused the appearance of those lines. Screenshot ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy Note Quadrant results decrease after every offical update

I have got a Samsung Galaxy Note with stock rom. I occasionally make Quadrant test to measure the performance of the device. Device came with 2.3.6 rom and I measured 3677 points. After I upgraded to ...
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Galaxy Note 4.0.4 upgrade failure [closed]

My Samsung Galaxy Note (GT-N7000) currently has 4.0.3 installed. It has let me know it has the upgrade for 4.0.4 but every time I run it, it fails. After failure it will boot back up fine and has a ...
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Can I put a Galaxy Note on Virgin Mobile (US)?

I am thinking about getting the new Galaxy Note phone, but I want to put it on Virgin Mobile (US). Is this possible? If not does anyone know of any phone service like Virgin Mobile I can put the ...
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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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power button defect: how do I turn my device on

Recently my power button stopped working, meaning that it does not accept any input. With Cyanogenmod, it was easy to add easily accessible buttons in the notification area to turn the screen off. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Pressing Shift+Space on an external keyboard switches keyboard layout

When I use a Galaxy Note together with an Apple Wireless Keyboard, pressing "Shift+Space" switches keyboard layout. This is really annoying. Is it possible to disable it?
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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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Would Samsung Galaxy Note II battery work on Samsung Galaxy Note?

Would Samsung Galaxy Note II battery work on Samsung Galaxy Note? Would it fit and would the 3100mAh be a problem because the original of the Note is only 2500mAh?
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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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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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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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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?
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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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Add “scp” to “share via” or “send via” menu

In the photo gallery application a pop-up menu allows selecting various destinations for "share via". Is it possible to add "scp" to this list? There seem to be a number of scp clients out there but ...