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adb push and pull on a broken Samsung Galaxy S3

Recently my friends samsung galaxy s3 stopped working, it just froze and refused to respond to any input, only way to recover it was to take the battery out. Now the probelm is that when I restart my ...
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Remove knox from starting up

I had installed Samsung Knox on my galaxy S 3 and now I have forgotten its password!! It is not very clear what should I do, in order to reset the password. I don't want it to start up at all. I want ...
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Stuck at Logo, Download Mode doesn't appear, Vol buttons don't work in Recovery mode

I currently own a Samsung Galaxy 3 gt i9305 which was network locked by EE. To make it work on GiffGaff I wanted to unlock it. Current Android version - v4.4.4 (rooted) I found out that Service mode ...
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How can we unlock Galaxy Samsung Phone? [on hold]

Can anyone let me know that how can I unlock my Phone?
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Samsung Galaxy I939 Sim card not recognized after Cyanogenmod

I just upgraded to CM 13 nightly from yesterday on my Samsung Galaxy S3 but now it shows no SIM card. Here is what I tried: Clear system cache Reboot (>20 times) Verify the SIM card works by ...
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I think my phone is water damaged (still turns on but black screen) Galaxy s3

I think my phone is water damaged (still turns on but black screen) tried to revive it with rice months ago, it never worked so i left it alone until now. I hooked it up to my laptop trying to get old ...
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Is there no basic mp3 player?

I use Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4. Previously I could play mp3 files with the "music" application. Now I have 10 players but the plain "music" player is gone and no builtin player can play an mp3 file ...
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Phone only works with busted battery

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3. A few days ago I noticed that the phone shut down on it's own, but when I plugged it to a charger it showed that the battery still had 20%. When I removed the battery I ...
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CELLPHONE (ANDROID) TO PC WIFI SHARING

I Just want to ask if its possible for a laptop to share the internet connection of an android phone.The phone is using vpn connection to get internet from my simcard newtwork provider? And HOW? ...
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Easier to root, Samsung or HTC?

I have had an HTC One M7 for a while, and I have wanted to root it but am afraid to brick it (I'm on Verizon). So I bought a Samsung galaxy s3. I would like to know which one is easier to root. I plan ...
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Android Pay - compatibility verification mechanism bypass - Samsung i9300i

I have got Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo Duos (GT-i9300i).It was purchased in Cambodia. I bought it used and it was rooted. I unrooted it and then I installed latest Android 4.4.4 from samsmmobile website (...
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Can't enable NFC on Samsung Galaxy S3

For some reason I am unable to enable / use NFC on my Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300). When I got the phone, it did work. A month ago, I wanted to use it again and it did not work. I am currently using a ...
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Security information

I have a new Samsung Galaxy S3. There is a problem on my phone. It says: "The device has detected am application attempting to perform actions that are not , it is recommended that you restart your ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 not turning on

My Samsung Galaxy S3 battery died. A green robot with download message appeared when I plug it into a wall outlet to be charged. Seeing this for the first time, I thought it might have been some virus,...
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samsung i9300 galaxy s3 corrupted

my samsung mobile fell down and restarted. i noticed my screen wall paper getting changed. so i checked my about phone. it showed 4.1.1 android(previously it was 4.4) i immediately checked my ...
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Alternative way to transfer many files between two Android phones with many restrictions

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 in terrible condition (charging port broke, power button broke etc). I am using a battery of another S3 to power it whenever needed. I have a whole lot of files to transfer (...
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Setting up super-minimalistic phone for the sole purpose of GPS-tracking my car

Background I'm considering using my old Galaxy S3 as a GPS tracker in my car. I'm not necessarily worried about theft, but I'm a statistician at heart, and I like seeing data pertaining to my own ...
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Wanting to uninstall

I have a game chef town. I have it on my phone and tablet. I was going to put the game on phone but I tapped new game. So now I cant get the game to be in the same place as the one on tablet. My ...
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Google Keyboars Number Row

An issue that's been bothering me ever since I changed from a Samsung Galaxy S4 to a Google Nexus 6P is that it doesn't provide a dedicated number row on your keyboard. People have told me to create a ...
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Samsung S3 restore contacts

Yep - got a virus & could not even get to backup my phone. Had everything on Samsung Kies - what a joke - cannot even get it to talk to their own product. Long story shore - managed to get the ....
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I turned off some apps that were necessary, now things dont' work

I have a Samsung Galaxy 3, around a year old. Recently it started spontaneously rebooting all the time (like every ten minutes). I looked on line for possible explanations, and found sites telling ...
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Show all running services on Samsung Galaxy S3

How can one show all running services on Samsung Galaxy S3? In system-menu Tinder service for example wasn't shown.
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Free up phone memory taken up by thumbnails

I have a 16 GB Samsung Galaxy S3 phone - 5.05GB of which is being taken up by thumbnails! Can I move these to my 32GB SD card? I have tried DMR (duplicate media remover) and that has detected ...
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Samsung KNOX and SuperSU [duplicate]

I recently upgraded the SuperSU binary on my Samsung galaxy SIII and it prompted me to disable Samsung KNOX. What is Samsung KNOX?
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Can I copy the app data from one phone to another phone if they both use Android?

I will be buying Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 phone and my current phone is a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. My S3 has Android 4.2.2 and the Redmi should have Android 5 with MIUI on top as the user interface. I'm ...
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Syncing contacts with fb

I reset my password on Facebook and now my contacts won't sync with it, I've went to the settings and tried that way, but it still won't work. What can I do
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searching for pit for Heimdall compatible with Samsung Galaxy S3 sch-s968c baseband h2

I have been trying to upgrade the android on my Samsung Galaxy s3 model number Sch-s968c. I have found many posts on the baseband H1 but I can not find one on baseband H2 without having to downgrade ...
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Smasung s3 losing connection

I have been facing this problem of using my Samsung s3 since last couple of months. The connection seems to give away when i use my mobile phone. The connection bar charts keep coming and going , and ...
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reset knox password

I had installed Samsung Knox on my galaxy note 3 and now I have forgotten its password!! It is not very clear what should I do, in order to reset the password. From the login page https://my....
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Still gpsd drains battery on galaxy

There are a lot of questions about gpsd drains the battery on Samsung Galaxy noteIII. Most of them, including the official gpsd page, says that it is actually another application which uses gpsd and ...
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Can't recieve sms

I am using Samsung S3, My sim is Du. I am not receiving any SMS from anyone, Neither from Du nor from my friends. I tried it in another phone, and dial for a balance check for testing. Then I got the ...
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Can't see audio & video files of android phone in PC

I connect my phone to my PC through USB cord and select MTP mode. When I open SD card then I can transfer only photos , but I can't transfer my audio and video files. First I copy some video and then ...
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Can't uninstall virus plus phone keep rebooting

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy S3, running the stock ROM. I downloaded "root manager" app, and since then 3 more apps appeared - "file assistant," "mp3 free downloader," and "sexy." I factory reset my ...
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No SIM detected after installing CM13 nightly on Galaxy S III (AT&T) SGH-i747

After CM13 was installed on my Samsung Galaxy S III, I faced unstable camera and browser and whenever I attempted to turn the cellular network on, I received the following error: Unfortunately, ...
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samsung S3 SGH-T999 wifi connects but unable to surf except whatsapp and facebook messenger

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH-T999). the problem that I have is when I connect to my wifi at home. It connects perfectly. Internet works for 15 to 20 seconds and then I can't. Wifi is still ...
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How to flash twrp on SGS3 i9300 via Heimdall

By mistake I did a factory reset on my SGS3 i9300. First I tried to get root with CWM-SuperSU-v0.94.zip-method found somewhere in www. Ordinarily it was with CWM-SuperSU-v0.87.zip but I used v0.94. ...
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Put ICE on lock screen

Samsung Mega 6.3 SGH-M819N with OS 4.4.2 puts owner's info on the lock screen. How may I replace that with an ICE contact text, so anyone who finds me Out Of Service can, without need to unlock the ...
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Using Samsung Galaxy S3 without sim card

I recieved a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 from a friend. It shows T-mobile on startup and shutdown, but after putting the IMEI-code in at the T-mobile site they say its unlocked already. I never had ...
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Galaxy s3 tablet periodically disconnected from panasonic hc-x929 wifi network

Question: How can I prevent a periodic wifi disconnection from my android galaxy s tablet to my Panasonic hc-x920 video camera? Background: I have a Panasonic hc-x920 video camera which has wifi ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE Bricked and not charging (gray battery)

Some time ago i had problem with my Samsung S3 LTE, namely, after some time the phone started to flash screen, lose signal and finally crash. The problem lasted about 2 months but I belittled it and ...
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How to access mail server settings in Outlook app

I use the Outlook app for Android to get emails from my Outlook.com and Office365 email addresses. It works fine, but I would like to be able to customize the settings relating to the mail server, ...
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Transferring SMemo Notes

I am currently using SMemo on my Galaxy S3, I am about to get the Galaxy S7 Edge. How would I transfer the notes from my SMemo app from my 3 to my 7? (And I don't see a tag for the samsung-galaxy-s-...
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Galaxy s3 Snapchat Lag

I have a Galaxy s3 running android 4.3. Since about a month ago, whenever I try to take a video with Snapchat the screen starts to lag, resulting in a choppy video being recorded. Any ideas about the ...
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How do i connect my Galaxy S3 to my computer?

I Have tried everything i can find to connect my galaxy S3 to my computer, I have used different cables, and Different ports on my computer. My phone will connect to other computers just fine, but on ...
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reboot needed to refresh MTP list?

using Terminal Emulator I created a file; cd /storage/emulated/0/Downloaded echo test > test.txt Then using Android File Transfer I can see files in the same dir but not the test file. ls -l ...
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy S3 [duplicate]

Is there any particular danger (apart from bricking) that may stop you from rooting Samsung Galaxy S3? Anybody has a good tutorial? And if something goes wrong what to do?
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Connecting a Galaxy S3 to my MacBook Pro 10.10.5

I am trying to connect my Samsung Galaxy S3 phone to my OS X 10.10.5, with no luck. I have tried all sorts of different cables, and have checked USB debugging. The phone successfully charges when ...
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How to take multiple shots with a timer?

In the default camera app of my Samsung Galaxy S3, I can set the timer to take a picture after a delay of up to 10 sec. I can also use the burst mode or the best photo mode to get several shots at ...
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Android recovery mode

When I am installing the caynogenmod 12.1 on recovery 3e the verifying signature is failing. What happened in this my device. Thank you so much.
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How to open apk file on MAC using bluestack which is backed up by smart switch

i have a back up of my S3 on my MAC using smart switch. I want to open one of the app in back up folder using Blue stack. How should I? i tried opening directly. But i'm getting invalid app message on ...