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Can't uninstall Cyanogenmod11 themes

Recently I installed a number of Cyanogenmod11 Themes from the Android Market. Now I want to uninstall some of then But whenever I try to uninstall it my phone soft reboots. And the theme is still in ...
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I can't take screenshots on Galaxy S3 mini

I've had the Galaxy S3 Mini for about two weeks and I can't take screenshots anymore. I hold down the home and power button but it just takes me to the task manager window. I also can't seem to be ...
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Both Bluetooth and Wifi not working on Galaxy S3 Mini

I have a Samsung Galaxay S3 Mini. I bought it from Canada and used there for 8 months without issue. However, when I came to Pakistan I unlocked it, and started seeing lots of issues. First, I have ...
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How to root Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini?

Does anybody know how to root the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini? Model Number : GT-I8190 Android Version : 4.1.2
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Why I Can't Use Wifi for anything except whatsapp?

I can't use WiFi for anything except WhatsApp on my Samsung Galaxy S3 mini. I already turned on WiFi on my phone. But I can't do anything except WhatsApp. I can't browsing via WiFi, and can't open ...
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Can I connect a pen drive to my Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini using USB OTG?

I am using Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. Can I connect my phone with a pen drive using an on-the-go (OTG) USB cable?
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Galaxy S3 Mini Internet problems

I can't connect my Galaxy S3 mini in the internet even though it was already connected in the wifi. Its my first time to use a samsung phone and Im havinng a hard time coping in it.
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Camera app that can use hardware buttons for making photo

I am searching for either a camera app with hardware button support, or for some other solution that would make it possible to use hardware buttons for making photo (shutter) in a camera app. My ...
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Samsung galaxy S3 mini

I got the storage space running out icon on my phone. It said some functions may not work properly and that my device memory is full.. I had it for ages. I thought maybe if I got rid of photos it ...
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Losing network operator on Samsung Galaxy SIII mini

For some time now (I think it's from the latest Android update) I have this problem, that time to time (on daily basis) people can not reach me, like I would lose connection to the Network. I get an ...
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Galaxy S3 Mini screen seems to get touched when there's no actual touch

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 mini which I've bought about 6 month ago. For about 3-4 months now, I've noticed when looking at its screen (but not touching it myself) that there's things happening on it ...
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Samsung S3Mini - Charge/Discharge problems

I've got a strange problem on my S3Mini; two weeks ago has started to behave strangely, emitting the sound of charge/discharge while not connected to the AC adapter and setting the battery icon in the ...
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Difference between Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 and G730A?

I have the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with model number SM-G730A. I would like to flash CyanogenMod or something similar, but I can't find anything for my model, they're all for the I8190. What are the ...
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Wireless Display on Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with Jelly Bean, is it possible to cast my screen to a wireless display like I've seen on stock OS?
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My headphone output suddenly and strangely weakened by half

I was playing yesterday geometry dash with my headphones (because the music is so good!) on my Samsung galaxy s3 mini value edition (i8200) and suddenly, without any interaction, the music weakened by ...
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Bricked Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

I have an unlocked Galaxy S3 Mini (model number SM-G730A). It's technically an AT&T phone, but I use it with T-Mobile. I rooted it with the Saferoot scripts (I think you can find them at ...
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My Galaxy S3 Mini will not delete photos from the camera gallery

I have already done a hard reset and that didn't work. Other albums in my phone can sometimes be deleted, but the camera album will either say loading or it just sits with the countdown screen that ...
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Recover pics from S3 mini, with broken screen and usb

Long story short, I want to recover pictures from a Galaxy S3 mini, where both the screen and the USB port are broken. I can power on the phone. The phone gives the vibration notification, and the ...
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Should I install higher CWM on old device?

I am updating my Galaxy S3 Mini with Android 5. Here is my steps: Copy the Lollipop firmware and Google apps package downloaded in the page above into phone (not sd card). Because I meet the fail to ...
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unable to free up space on samsung s3 mini

I've got a Samsung S3 mini. It keeps telling me that I have insufficient space. I have just deleted loads of photos and videos, I only have a few apps. Instagram, pinterest, watsapp and picsart. I ...
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Galaxy S3 mini only boots to recovery - how can I fix it? [closed]

I was installing CyanogenMod when something went wrong and now my phone will only boot to recovery mode. I had made a backup but it somehow got deleted, I don't know why that happened. My computer ...
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Galaxy S3 mini can not use School wifi. Please help

Our school system started using xpress connect, a program that allows the school to more easily monitor WiFi usage across the many devices now connecting to it. However it requires me to install the ...
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Galaxy S3 mini (i8190N) stuck in boot-loop after flashing custom ROM

I've got a S3 Mini (i8190N) & I tried to install a custom ROM to it which failed. My phone will boot but then before the ROM/OS starts it reboots so it's stuck in a Bootloop. I cannot get into ...
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Device randomly restarts and has battery drain after .apk file installation

I'm developing an Android app, and at the moment I let to install as an .APK file from my webpage to my close friends. On the device of one of them, the installation causes an error and the App ...
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How can I backup playlists or extract path+filename information from them (generated with builtin MP3-player)?

I like to extract playlist information (i.e. path and filenames) I've created on Android's builtin MP3-player, to copy it with the MP3 files to a bigger SDHC card. Playlist information is lost when ...
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Internal storage space running low after rooting and deleting unwanted apps

I am currently using a Samsung Galaxy GT-I8190 (S3 Mini) running Android 4.1.2 and I rooted my phone in order to get more internal memory to my disposal. It worked, but only for a little while. Then ...
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Samsung Galaxy s3 mini continuously rebooting

I woke up to find My Samsung Galaxy s3 mini asking me to select a language and time and sign into my Samsung account, like it was a brand new phone. As I tried to do this it kept rebooting. eventually ...
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Haptic feedback on samsung galaxy s3 mini

I have recently bought a Samsung galaxy s3 mini and there is no haptic feedback on my soft buttons or typing a message, there is only a vibration key press on my lock screen. I have tryed going into ...
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Trying to root Galaxy SIII Mini (Canadian) SM-G730W8 for additional language support

I bought an S3 Mini in Canada, but have noticed that I do not have a language option for Portuguese. I have done some research, and found that it is likely that the Portuguese language is included on ...
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Galaxy S3 Mini auto update lost everything

My phone automatically updated settings back to factory setting. I lost 1,500 pictures and about 250 contacts. Any suggestions please help? They were mostly pictures of my children. Thank you in ...
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Question about Galaxy S3 Mini: Weird Problem

So, the back story is, I had a keyboard loaded on my s3 mini and I received an update from Samsung. Like every one get excited I was also excited and update my device but after I update I head over to ...
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Trying to invoke Skype from contacts gives me an “Application not found”

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, Android 4.1.1. I have installed Skype and it works as expected. In my "normal" contacts list, i.e. the phone contacts, not the Skype contacts, I have entered the Skype data ...
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Samsung S3 mini battery discharges out of device quickly

Few days ago (I do not know since when exactly) my Samsung S3 mini started discharging really quickly (battery life only on 2G standby without phone/Wifi/3G usage only 10 hours). I removed the battery ...
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Can GSM operator affect battery life?

I am using samsumg galaxy s3 mini. Couple of days ago, I changed the GSM operator I am using which has more signal strength and internet speed than old one. But I realized my phone's battery life ...
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Samsung Galaxy S III mini - Cannot turn Bluetooth on

I have new Samsung Galaxy S III mini (GT-I8190N) with Android 4.1.2, and I cannot turn on Bluetooth. When trying to do it from Settings menu, switch toggles from "O" to "I" position, but remains ...
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Using over 2gb sd card space for link2sd apps

i have a rooted S3 mini, android version 4.1.2, link2sd free edition installed. S3 mini doesn't support moving apps to SD so I have to use Link2SD. I have 4 GB sd and I have followed the instructions ...
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Why does the GPS module hang on my Android phone after some hours?

I record GPX tracks using Osmand. I have set everything so that it tracks also in the background, with the screen switched off. After some time (usually hours), I check the GPS and must realise that ...
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Wifi wont turn on… Galaxy S3 mini

Im really hoping someone can give me advise. Up until yesterday my S3 mini has worked perfectly. All of a sudden I cannot turn on my WiFi: Each time I do it freezes on turning on... which is really ...
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How to get “Peak.ar” to work on Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini and try to get Peak.ar working correctly. However, it seems to me that none of the involved sensors (gyro, accelerometer and compass I guess?) is sensitive enough ...
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can i get my sprint s3 flashed to boost mobile or verizon prepaid?

Wanting to know if anyone can flash my sprint s3 s4 note2 to verizon prepaid or boost mobiles unlimited plan?
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Brightness below system minimun [duplicate]

Is there tool or application that can set the brightness of the screen below the system minimum?
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Phone using GPS while the screen is off

Recently I noticed that when I press the home or power button to turn my screen on, I notice that the GPS indicator is on for a split second. What is happening here? Is there something trying to use ...
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Unable to change lockscreen wallpaper on Galaxy S3 mini

I can't seem to change my lockscreen wallpaper on my Galaxy S3 Mini. I go into Settings > Display > Wallpaper > Lockscreen, and a popup appears where I select Gallery. Then, I go to my ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 - cannot get on 3G anymore

I have a Galaxy S3 mini on the EE network and until the 23rd December I have been able to use 3G on my mobile by turning the Mobile data on but now when I turn this on nothing happens. I have googled ...
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Google+ video sync configured for WiFi-only but took place over 4G anyway

Two days ago, AT&T surprised me with three bandwidth warnings within a few seconds. In quick succession, our wireless account (i) exceeded 2/3 of the 300 MB limit, (ii) exceeded 90% of the 300 MB ...
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how do you turn off the vibration alert for incoming text messages on a samsung galaxy s3 mini?

I've gone through the settings menu but can only find options to change the vibration pattern, not to turn it off completely. Any ideas??
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Question Mark on Lock Screen

I've updated my S3 Mini, and now i have a question mark on my lock screen, it's right below the time, and right to the date, and above the message "discharging x%" What is this question mark?
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Samsung S3 Mini power save mode activity

I'd like to use power saving feature available in Samsung's TouchWiz in Llama but the only way to do this is to tell Llama particular activity/intent to run I guess. As in this thread on XDA. I'm ...
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Wifi battery saving tips or automation

A person that is not expert in computers & technology (including smartphones) bought a Galaxy Mini S3 and asked me some help. He is very old of age. The problem with this phone is that Wifi ...