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How to spot a malicious application

I want to know if there are any keystroke recording applications on my S-5 Galaxy device. Further, how do I check for Spyware or any other malicious applications? -thanks
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Bootanimations

I try for about 24h now to find how to go back to the ZIP bootanimation system on my Galaxy S6 Edge because the actual system is the QMG animations files... Do you have some ideas ?
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authentication of my acount

I try to get into my Google acount for all my password for some reason wasn't right Since then I haven't been able to get a Google account runing followed all that I've been told to do to reset it ...
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Locked out of tablet!

My niece downloaded an application and she did a pattern, but did not pay attention, and now shes locked out of her device, it will not even turn off can u help please!!
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Cant enter recovery mode Galaxy Tab S 8.4

I have an issue on my device (Galaxy Tab S 8.4). I´m either stuck on boot loop (flashed with TWRP that worked fine for months until recently after a restart) or I can enter download mode and get stuck ...
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Turn off call forwarding warning popups

I recently downloaded an app for automatically forwarding calls to my office phone when I'm connected to the office WiFi. However, whenever the forwarding is activated/deactivated, I get a popup ...
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using my android fone via internet can i make a call from my laptop and talk at laptop [duplicate]

i want to make call, from my samsung s5 that is at my home, using my laptop. I saw an app that can do that but it uses bluetooth or wifi but i want to use my android phone from my office laptop to ...
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What is “Cell signal with small house and 2 blinking bars” system icon? [duplicate]

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S5. There is an icon which looks like a house with 2 waves in the notification bar, in between (and slightly above) the 4G and mobile signal strength icons. Here's the ...
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Galaxy s6 setup frozen after hard reset

I hard reset my Galaxy S6, which went perfectly normal. Then after boot-up into the setup wizard, it got to: Software Update Checking for updates From there, it's been "Checking for updates" for ...
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Notification Filters for Stock Android Email App?

I work for a company and have a company Android device. The only way I can access the corporate Exchange email is via the stock Android Email application (i.e. Not Gmail, Outlook, etc.). When someone ...
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Copy Samsung 3 Contacts to my computer or flash drive?

Using windows 7, Samsung galaxy 3 phone contacts do not show on the list. How do i copy all my contacts from my phone to my computer or flash drive?
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Google App and Google Play Services force close - SecurityException

My friend's Samsung Galaxy S phone (with CM11) has been recently having an issue, where Google Play Services has been randomly crashing with this message in the logcat: java.lang.SecurityException: ...
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hw to solve when insufficient space massage arrives while downloading

Though I removed some apps such there is sufficient space for this the app I'm trying to download still its showing there is insufficient space . what can I do now to solve this?
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Connect phone to PC

Am using samsung galaxy s GT - I9003. I have a broken display so that my touch wont work. I have to take backup of Internal storage. I tried to connect via USB. But i need to press Connect to PC ...
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Galaxy 6 is deleting my incoming texts randomly before I finish reading them

Galaxy 6 is deleting my incoming texts randomly before I finish reading them. It's approx. 3 weeks old and just started doing this about a week ago. Please help and Thanks!
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Have to turn on-off mobile data every now and then so that mobile data works!

phone: Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 (gt-s7272) (rooted) From the moment that I have bought my phone the speed of internet via mobile data is so weak; other phones in the same location as mine can use the ...
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Bootloop Galaxy S2 GT-I 9100

My phone( Galaxy S2 GT-I 9100) is in bootloop . I have installed cwm v6.0.3.6 and I have done wipe cache and wipe dalvik , after that I have installed cm10 but the problem doesnt fixed . So how can I ...
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After Factory Reset, how do you unlock phone when it is not connected to wifi?

I can't use my Samsung i9000 (Galaxy S1) for a number of years because I tried the screen lock incorrectly too many times. I no longer get that option, it just says "Too many pattern attempts" and ...
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Stuck while upgrading in Kitkat 4.4 on Samsung Galaxy S

While in recovery it says that there is no space left and even clockworkmod recovery will not run in my phone Samsung Galaxy S 2.3.3 Please help me out of this problem.
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“Storage Space Running Out” even though plenty of storage remains?

I've got a Samsung Galaxy i9000 equiv(T959) that has recently been showing "Storage Space Running Out". I have been running Cyanogen 10.1 for a couple of years without any problems, until now. But I ...
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need help with Samsung Galaxy S5 sm-g900d

I have a chinese galaxy S5 , and I live in Algeria, so I cant use 3G or google services so what can I do? is there a Custom ROM ,or an international firmware that I can install? PS: I only managed ...
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Reenable Setting app on rooted Galaxy S 4G

I need to command my partially rooted Samsung Galaxy S 4G on KitKat 4.4.3, to simply re-enable the core app: settings.apk (a.k.a com.android.settings). After flashing a ROM, I found no settings UI ...
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Can i use Samsung Galaxy Sm-T210R as phone?

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T210R purchased in US. In India it is marketed as Neo 3 with voice calling facility. Is it possible to modify SM-T210R as Neo 3 and use it for GSM sim based voice ...
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Is it possible to change the button combination for recovery/download mode?

I had to press power + home + vol up/down, but my home button just stopped working. Is there any way to change the key combination? (I can go into recovery by using the reboot menu, but it would be ...
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Alerts and notifications playing through speaker with headphones plugged in

Alerts and notifications playing through speaker with headphones plugged in. How can I get the alerts to play through the headphones. Was working with SoundAbout before Lollipop update, now it's not ...
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How to remove a “PIN BLOCKED”

Was trying to reset my PIN, but was locked out of my phone altogether with the message that the pin has been blocked. T-Mobile cannot unblock without a total reset which will cause data loss. Gmail ...
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Galaxy S1 won't read SIM card

I switched my SIM card to the Galaxy S1 it reads it but under my network it says "unknown" so i can't send/ receive messages or calls why?
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How to delete an app that keeps the phone from successfully booting up?

I need to delete an app but I cannot access anything with out it restarting every 5 seconds (this is an infinite restarting process, so the device never fully powers up to become usable). How can that ...
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Samsung Galaxy S I9000

i have samsung galaxy S i9000..which in fact is for t-mobile (sgh t-959v). the contrast of the screen is to high really. 51% of battery drain is for the display. the brightnees i set it in lowest ...
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will i lose my photos, voice recordings, videos and notes if i reset my samsung galaxy s1

If I reset my Samsung Galaxy S1 to factory reset mode will i lose my photos my voice recordings and my notes? Because i really need those, but its been so long since i've used this phone and i forgot ...
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How to root a samsung galaxy S3 lite(Samsung S6790)

How do I root a Samsung Galaxy S3 Lite(Samsung S6790). I have tried using towelroot v3 which returns This phone is currently unsupported and framaroot which also returns Your device seems not ...
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Does my galaxy s have a front facing camera or is it the just the light censor?

it doesn't have a self shot option. i got it from uscellular model number is SCH-I500
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Installing CyanogenMod on Samsung Galaxy S

I have a Samsung Galaxy S and I tried to install CyanogenMod on it, but I messed up. Now when I try to boot up the phone it says "Samsung Galaxy S" and then "Samsung Galaxy S CynogenMod" – and repeats ...
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How Do I navigate using Waze using a voice assistant app (Google Now/AI Assistant)?

Samsung S5, fully up to date. All defaults have been cleared for Google Search, Waze, and Google Maps. However if you speak "Ok Google", "Take me home" then tap to navigate, it will ONLY open Google ...
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Android Galaxy 1

Whenever my friends send me pictures from their iPhone it just says that it is downloading but it never loads. How do i fix it? I have already tried looking at other answers to see if they could help ...
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My Samsumg s2 locked. How can I enble the USB debugging?

My phone is locked (I forgot the PIN number). I want to back up my files. So I need to enable the USB debugging.
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Safestrap app won't run after installing recovery — “Unfortunately, Safestrap has stopped”

I can install Safestrap 3.72 (Safestrap-JFLTE-3.72-kk-B01.apk) and then install and use the custom recovery without a hitch. However, once the custom recovery has been installed and the phone is ...
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Screen smashed and need to delete/wipe/reset everything [duplicate]

My screen is smashed and the screen does not work at all on my Samsung Galaxy phone, so I was wondering how reset the phone (delete all the pictures mainly) by not using the way where you have to ...
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Can I use an iPhone 4 micro-SIM card on Samsung Galaxy S?

I borrowed a Samsung Galaxy S device in order to test an app. I have attempted to insert my iPhone 4 sim card (micro-SIM) into the Galaxy S, yet the device won't recognize it and display a 'No SIM' ...
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Battery charging however phone not turning on, after being in a puddle

A while ago I dropped my Samsung Galaxy S in a puddle, the phone came apart (the battery & back cover came off). I quickly wiped the parts and put them in my pocket (without turning it on), when I ...
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how to backup files from an encrypted SD card for upgrade

recently bought a new SD card and I want to transfer the files from my current one to the new card. However, the files on the current card are encrypted and I have no way to copy them. I need some way ...
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ROM flashing using Odin on Galaxy S4 interrupted. Odin is still running. Is there anything I can do?

I was re-flashing the firmware on a Samsung Galaxy S4 using Odin, and the USB cable was bumped, which made the update fail. I reconnected and attempted to flash again by clicking the Start button. It ...
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Enable screen auto-rotate for specific applications but not globally? [duplicate]

So I'd like to enable screen auto-rotation for YouTube and Chrome, but not for other anything else. How do I do this? I use a Galaxy S5.
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Samsung Galaxy S I900 Bootloop in Recovery after flashing custom ROM

My friend gave me his old rooted Galaxy S running android 4.0.x (or 4.1.x probably) asking me to restore its official ROM on it. Context Downloaded and installed Odin Downloaded Galaxy S stock ...
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Samsung Galaxy I9000 not detected by Odin in download mode

Samsung Galaxy GT-i9000 not detected by Odin in download mode. I have Windows Vista and Kies is also installed on the P.C
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Soft brick after dunking phone in coffee

I (accidentally) dunked my Samsung Galaxy S S7562 in coffee. When I found it, it was swimming around in the coffee in my bag. It seemed to be working when I shut it down and took out the battery. I ...
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Enabling Flash Player to run in the background

On all the Android devices I've ever had, I've never seen one that could actually allow flash music streaming or YouTube to run in the background on a minimized window. For example, if you are on a ...
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Samsung S5 screen turning on and off when plugged in to charge

I have a Samsung S5 & when I plug the phone in to charge every few seconds my screen lights up then turns off. If I have my sound on it play a notification every-time the screen turns on and off. ...
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samsung galaxy s gt-19000 is not starting

I tried to install an OS update by updating it manually. After the installation, my phone got stuck on the Samsung logo. I visited a mobile repair shop. They told me that this repair may take 3 ...
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Retrica displays blue pixels instead of the captured image on Android 2.x

I installed Retrica on my Samsung Galaxy SL I9003, but when I opened it I could only see blue pixels instead of the image captured by my camera. I tried to change the parameters of the app, reboot my ...