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locked galaxy tab 3

Please help. Am locked out of tablet. Keeps saying wrong password even though I know it is correct. Have tried on and volume. Have tried on and home button. Can only get password screen. What next?
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Chrome Remote Desktop doesn't run in 1080p

I connect to my laptop via my Galaxy Tab S 8.4 tablet. When I do I expect my tablet to have a nice sharp look to it, but I see blurring artifacts on screen - it seems that some sort of lower ...
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Multiple Tab 3's can't change brightness

Question for the class: I have multiple Tab 3's (7 inch, running 4.2.2 stock) that have broken brightness controls. You can slide the slider all you like, and check and uncheck the auto box, but the ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 - wifi keeps dropping

I recently downloaded the software upgrade 4.4.2, I think it was. After that I couldn't keep the wifi connection at work. At home, no problem, automatic connection, if a bit slow. At work, I can ...
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Remove password from Galaxy Tab4

My wife set password to her tablet and asks me to remove it. I opened settings -> security -> device encryption entering password but option none (i.e. no password) is disabled (with message ...
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Connect Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 to Acer projector

I bought a Samsung Tab 4 8.0 16GB. I want display some videos and documents on the screen through an Acer projector. It has no wifi. How do I display my files? Is there any possibility? Tab has no ...
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Galaxy tab 4 7.0 version 4.4.2 stuck in Odin Mode

Today I would like to root my samsung galaxy tab 4 7.0 version 4.2.2. while odin running, it display fail and then my phone now is stuck in odin mode.. Please see my photo : Odin Mode Product Name: ...
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Disable the screenlock on Samsung Galaxy Tab with forgotten password?

I was given a Samsung Galaxy Tab last year for my birthday and I put a password on it but now when I try to get back into it I can't as I have forgotten the password. I was just wondering if there is ...
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My Tab 3 will only charge from the wall adapter from Samsung [duplicate]

I'm going on holiday soon and we planned to take a USB hub to charge all of our devices rather than take several wall adapters, however when I checked that my 7" Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 would charge I ...
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How to get rid of ad-ware

I've recently installed some games from Google Play Store. Then I uninstalled them all using application manager. The problem is now an advertisement popup appears now and then which stays on top for ...
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Samsung Apps not working

I am having problems with a Galaxy Tab3 accessing the Samsung app store. When i try to open Samsung apps i get a popup saying "Service unavailable (1009)" then the app has a page saying "Unable to ...
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Find out which app is making notification sounds? [duplicate]

I've got a samsung galaxy tab 8, and a few days ago it started making a notification sound but with no notification banner.. I don't know what app is doing it and I didn't install anything around the ...
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What is the difference between CMDA, GSM, P1000L. and P1000N?

I'm looking to root (cyanogenmod) a Galaxy Tab I have lying around. Looking on the CMG site, I see that there are 4 different versions: GSM, CDMA, P1000L, and P1000N. What are the differences between ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab GT-P1000 USB Cable Problems ; Charging Problems

Galaxy Tab is an old tablet.Yesterday,I can "resurrect" it from the dead,and I buy a fake USB cable to charge and exchange data. Since I have a worser phone than the Galaxy Tab,I really want to play ...
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Cannot connect to the real [website.com]

I just bought a Galaxy Tab 4 and I'm trying to set it up for development. Being behind a proxy that needs authentification, I installed drony to provide my credentials. I'm now able to surf most http ...
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Is it possible to change the details of my mobile that my carrier sees?

Here is an interesting one. I have a mobile phone that I use daily. I have a PAYG package that allows unlimited Data with it. They have just changed their policy that now sees my particular mobile ...
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Keyboard crashes in Cyanogenmod 10 on GT p1000

Because of the incompatibility between cyanogenmod version and google apps pack : Android Keyboard keeps crashing --> I have no keyboard so I cannot download anything from Google Play The biggest ...
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How can I make my Galaxy Tab 3 authenticate with my Sky Router?

I have just tried to connect my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (8") to a Sky Netgear Router. In the black bar at the top the WiFi icon has a question mark in it. On the Settings page, in Wi-Fi, it alternates ...
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Root Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

I'm continuing my quest on turning an Android device into a WiFi sniffer (see Nexus 7: Can I set its WiFi to monitor/promiscous mode? If so, how? ) I found an unused Galaxy Tab 3 (model SM-T210R) so ...
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Difference between PDA MI3 and NB1

I have this message in my keis, telling me to upgrade which says current firmware : PDA:MI3/Phone MI4/CSC MI3 latest firmware : PDA NB1 /Phone NB1 / CSC :NB1 I am totally new to andriod apps or ...
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galaxy tab update

hello Is it possible to send video to show the problem that I am encountering?
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Mobile gets switched off when I start any application

When I browse the internet or open any application my phone gets switched off. But, if I browse the internet or open any application while charging it works. What might be the problem? The phone ...
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samsung tab 3 cannot retrieve keyboard

My daughter got a new samsung tab it was working with no problems , she dowmloaded a few apps then the keyboard went , so i went to check the settings and there was no option to retrieve it. i went ...
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Bricked GT P1010 [duplicate]

I was trying yesterday to flash my p1010. I found on internet that I could put jellybean but it didn't work out and now my tab is stuck on the galaxy tab logo and is not booting the system. I'm able ...
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How do I get a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids to preference the SD card?

My son's Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids edition is running low on space after I added several applications. I added a micro SD card (external card) to compensate for storage. I confirmed I was capable of ...
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Updated to jelly bean and root went wrong. GT-P1000

I have a GT-P1000, and the first thing that came to my mind was the old Android version. So, I tried to update it through kies but it did't work. I tried to root it with Odin3 and the ...
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Sprint Galaxy Tab 3 won't connect to internal wifi

I have a Sprint Galaxy tab 3 through work. I'm using it to test our software, part of what I need to to is connect to our internal network wifi, and for some reason it says that the internet isn't ...
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Install Android to Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 with GNU/Linux

I'm looking forward to reinstall Android on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. Are there compiled images for this device? Do I have to build it myself? If so, do I need propietary drivers from Samsung? All ...
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Multi window is disabled after upgrading from 4.1.2 to 4.2.2

Multi-window icon is disabled after upgrading samsung galaxy tab from 4.1.2 to 4.2.2. Screenshots (click images for larger variants) Anybody fixed this problem ? Any idea how to fix this without ...
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USB storage alert whenever camera used

I use Samsung GT P1000. It displays "turn off USB storage before using camera" each time I try to use the camera. It also doesn't see the memory card. I have a done factory reset several times. What I ...
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How much damage could one do to an unrooted device?

I'm trying to determine if it's necessary to backup my non-rooted tablet. I plan on doing a lot of messing around but most back up utilities require root and the root exploit hasn't been found for my ...
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How do I upload Cyanagenmod when the only things I have access to are Download mode and ClockworkMod recovery?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 7, the UK version. I managed to mess up in the beginning when trying to install CM and now have it in a state where I can either boot into Download mode or ClockworkMod ...
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Chrome keyboard shortcuts, external Bluetooth keyboard, Samsung Galaxy Tab

There are a lot of Google hits in which people report that the usual desktop Chrome keyboard shortcuts (e.g., ctrl+t for a new tab) work fine on Android Chrome with an external Bluetooth keyboard. ...
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What is causing my screen to not turn off after the established time?

Screen is set to turn of in 2 minutes. But this does not happen. How to find the cause? If relevant I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab P7500 running Android 3.2. UPDATE To clarify questions from the ...
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Using smartphone as game controller for the GBA emulator on a tablet

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 with a GBA emulator. How do I use my T-Mobile Concord Android smartphone as the game controller? I downloaded BTcontroller and the GBA controller setup, but I am not ...
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Export to SD card disabled [duplicate]

On my Samsung Galaxy Tab, I have contacts stored on the Device Contacts and Google Account Contacts. Since only the latter get synced, I want to change the former in Google Contacts format. I read ...
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Factory reset not working on Galaxy 10.1 tab

I have a galaxy tab with following specs Model number: GT-P7510 Android version: 3.1 Kernel version 2.6.36.3 se.infra@sep-58#1 Build number: HMj37.UEKF3 P7510UEKF3 I have tried -- Settings > ...
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Samsung Tab2 without Google ID

Is it possible to use a Samsung Tab WITHOUT using a Google account? I don't like Google to monitor all my activities.
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How can I get rid of text I have put on my lockscreen?

I have a Galaxy Tab 10.1 version 1 and i put some text on the lockscreen and have sync updated my device and I can't undo this text. Is there a solution without resetting it?
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can I transfer a game app from galaxy s3 to galaxy tab 2

just got a galaxy tab 2 today and I would like to transfer the fashion story game my daughter plays on my galaxy s3 phone to it so she doesn't have to start from scratch... she's 8 and found it sooo ...
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Restoring Samsung GT-P1000 to original firmware

I spent the past several hours reading and reading. I tried to upgrade this Tablet to Jellybean, now the Tablet only reaches the Samsung glowing screen. I tried several fixes to no avail, my first ...
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How to uninstall default apps [duplicate]

I wish to uninstall (or at least disable) some of the applications that the manufacturer installed on my Samsung Galaxy Tab computer. I tried Settings → Application manager → ALL, but ...
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How to make Galaxy Tab as portable WiFi hotspot?

I am a new user of Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT - P5100). Is there any way to use my Galaxy Tab as portable WiFi hotspot?
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I cannot charge my tablet

I only have a USB cable to charge my tablet and I plugged it into my laptop to charge and a little red X shows up on the battery thing. How can I charge my tablet?
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“accounts and sync” has dissappeared, how can I fix this?

A few days ago I had a system update. Now under accounts my option "accounts and sync" have disappeared. Can't sync calenders. How can I fix this?
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Samsung Galaxy Tab: Cannot download from Google Play

I bought this tablet without a SIM card. I have a WiFi connection, but it still doesn't let me download from the Android Market. How do I fix this?
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Samsung Galaxy P1000 stuck on black screen

I Have a Galaxy Tab GT-P1000N. Its Android version was updated via Odin 3, from Android 2.2 to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread [XWJQ8]. Everything is going fine but after the rebooting my Device (it's auto ...
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SQLiteCantOpenDatabaseException while running Internet

Many programs are not working including internet. Widgets are not displaying saying error loading widget. While crashing I get an exception information about SQLiteCantOpenDatabaseException. Long ...
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How to charge a new Samsung Galaxy tab & what to expect

I am now trying to charge my new Samsung Galaxy tab since morning and it keeps flashing on me. No signs of it being charged. I am unable to switch it on. Please, for how long is it going to have to ...
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How to update samsung galaxy tab p1000 i.e. 2.2 to 2.3. using ADB?

I am updating the OS of my Samsung Galaxy tab p1000 (i.e. 2.2) to 2.3.6 using adb. I am using the steps below: Check whether device is connected or not using ADB. C:\Users\PC>adb devices ...