Samsung is a multinational conglomerate corporation based in South Korea. Their electronics brand, Samsung Electronics, has produced numerous popular Android devices including the Galaxy S line, the Galaxy Tab, and Google's flagship Galaxy Nexus.

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Unrooting Stratospehre

I have a Stratosphere that I rooted a while back, but ever since, it has not been able to perform a system update. It would restart and everything, but then the update notification would still be ...
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Can I flash my carrier-locked phone to a firmware for a different region and/or carrier?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 (I9050) which is locked to the EE network in the United Kingdom. Its firmware PDA ends with "MDD" and the carrier code is "EVR". There is a newer firmware available for ...
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how to setup tasker for bt on call

could someone help me with this? I want the tasker to automatically turn on the bt,and switch off wifi and data when a call is made or received... also to undo everytning after the end of the ...
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Ringtone shortened with lollipop

Having issue since update to Lollipop on Samsung Galaxy S5. When phone rings, sound comes on for 1 second, off for 3, one for 1, off for 3. This happens with Zedge and system ringtones. I have ...
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music player and notifications isn't showing after installing lollipo(galaxy s5)

So the problem is after installing Lollipop on My samsung Galaxy S5 my notifications went missing. My music player when active and screen is locked is missing. So maybe someone can help me get music ...
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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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How do I move screens in the app drawer?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5. I have a bunch of apps installed. From the home screen, I can tap on the Apps icon. This takes me to the App Drawer. In the App Drawer, I have 2 screens full of icons ...
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Why do Samsung Keyboards support a maximum of 4 languages?

I would like to know why Samsung Keyboards support a maximum of 4 languages? Also, what do these languages exactly do? I can swipe left-and-right on the space bar to switch between them, but I can ...
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my Samsung tab 3 tablet is asking for a password

my Samsung tab 3 tablet is asking for a password. I have never used a password. Suddenly it wants one that never existed. I am the only user of this tablet. No one else has access to it.
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Google Calendar can't add event to default Personal calendar

On my Samsung S3 there is a default Samsung calendar (which can't be removed and apparently is source of all problems). As I'm more convenient with the Google Calendar app, I want to add events using ...
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PTP but not MTP

I have a Samsung Galaxy Express with Android 4.1.2. When I connect my phone over USB, it connects as a media device. The only option I see is Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP): I cannot choose MTP ...
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Android picture naming convention

I am using Samsung Galaxy S5 from T-Mobile. I noticed that pictures are named as YYYMMDD_ABCDEF.jpg where the first part represents date and the last purt I suspect represents time in military ...
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“Locking” a Samsung Bootloader

In order to prevent cold-boot attacks against an encrypted Android filesystem, it has been recommended to keep your bootloader locked at all times with the original factory recovery installed. The ...
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Cannot connect to Wifi in my samsung tab4

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab4 SM-T230. Initial usage of Wi-fi was going fine but recently I am not able to turn of Wi-fi at all in the device. Tried couple of trouble shooting options ,but no ...
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Options For Samsung Galaxy S5 ACTIVE “SMG870W”- Users with Custom Rom compatibility?

I was wondering,besides any opinions based on the judgment of my decision to buy a Samsung Galaxy ACTIVE version of the S "SM-G870W", can the Samsung S5 Active be Flashed with any ROms, specifically ...
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Unlock a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005

As the title says, im wanting my note 3 unlocked from the 3 (three) network in the UK. I understand the Samsung unlock servers are down which is why i haven't done it myself, but also understand ...
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A random picture save to my gallery

I have a Samsung s4 mini, I got it a about 1-2 weeks ago. I was looking at my photos and I see a random photo appeared in its own album. When I go to delete it there is not trash can above so I ...
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Dialling a conference number from the location field in the calendar application?

Background: Our company has recently replaced all of the BB devices with new Samsung Galaxy S4 phones. They are brilliant in terms of the functions available to them compared to that of the BB. ...
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samsung galaxy core 2 frequent restarting then mount sd card

hi i notice my samsung galaxy core 2 frequently restart while i'm using it playing clash of clan then after restarting it mount my sd card or sometimes lose all of my data. hope someone could help me ...
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Where is the lock-screen image stored?

I restored my phone and lost all my apps and save in the phone (Samsung S5). Once completed the restoring, I had back my lock screen image, and since it's important to me,I'd like to save it on my Pc, ...
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Cannot make home screen background a gallery picture

As the title says, I can only make the home screen background a default or animated (live screen?) wallpaper. I'm not using any third party launchers and I've already tried doing a soft reset and ...
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Extract drivers from ROM directly?

My girlfriend recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S5 which, after paying over 500 bucks for it, turned out to be a counterfeit s5. Obviously the scammer didn't get back to us and as much as this is a ...
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Unable to format my mobile in recovery mode

I have a Samsung Galaxy y-duos s6102 mobile. In the morning unexpectedly my mobile got switched off and I tried many times to switch it on but it's switching ON and stops at the Samsung logo and no ...
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Can a Samsung Galaxy Tab Screen be fixed?

I dropped it on my bathroom floor and the front screen did not crack, the back one did.It is the newest model, 16GB wifi, and the glass did not crack but the screen behind it. The sound still works ...
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my samsung galaxy ace is not opening after update

i try to install a new android version to my phone but my pc shut down and update interrupted ,now i can't open my phone? Can you help me what to do to install again android os from the begin ?
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Apps installing improperly on second user account on Samsung Tab Pro 8.4 tablet

I have a Samsung Tab Pro 8.4 running Android 4.4.2. I have setup two user accounts for myself and my wife. We've been primarily using the main "owner" account with great success installing apps from ...
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Did something change with Samsung excepting genaric power cords?

Did something change in our Samsung devices that makes it so that you cannot use generic charging cords to charge the device? We have 3 different Samsung tablets in the home. Two have the older, wide, ...
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poor RF performance, and sluggish baseband. possible firmware issue?

I am having serious connectivity issues on the Verizon network with my phone and I think it has something to do with the phone's modem, or some software issue therewithin. The problem seems to be more ...
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Why isn't my call history log being stored?

I desperately need your help !! I had an S4 mini stolen but had a backup using kies which I loaded into the new S4 mini in October. Ever since it's only showing my call history of before October and ...
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Need help unbricking LG G2 LS980

I have just rooted my lg g2 LS980 and i also put a custom rom on it. All was well at first for about ten minutes until i realized that my phone was disconnected and i couldnt text or call so i tried ...
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Fix Soft Bricked Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-I545

I am new to all of this, and I am having trouble with my Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-I545. I am on a mac, but also can run windows 7 in vmware fusion. A couple days ago, I successfully rooted my ...
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Lock screen problems

I have used mobile@work app to be able to set my company email on my device. At that time the settings of the mobile is set to have only the option of "password" in the lock screen .. I guess that was ...
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Change color theme on Samsung Alpha

Somewhat I'll-advised, it seems, I've bought a Samsung Galaxy Alpha. (Note to people in some parts of the world: since I'm in Europe, I've bought it separately, without SIM. It's in no way coupled to ...
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Access data on Samsung tablet with broken battery

I have a Galaxy Tab 2 7" (GSM Version). The battery is broken, as in it does not do anything at all on powering on. I do not want to buy a new battery for it, as it is oddly expensive compared to ...
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Picture Gallery filing availability

I am wondering if you can have seperate folders inside an album. For example; I have an album called kids, could I go into that album and create seperate folders for each child? This would help me ...
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How to restore contacts that were synced to Samsung?

I've been syncing my contacts to my Samsung account. Now I'm trying to find out how I can restore one I accidentally deleted, but I can't find any information anywhere. How can I browse and restore ...
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Manual network unlocking failure, please HELP

Im trying to unlock my Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 and i have some troubles. My phone is running on Android 4.1.1 and it has root mode enable. 1: I dial the "secret" code *#197328640#. 2: Press ...
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Is there CyanogenMod for Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900M?

I'm from Mexico, plan to purchase a Samsung Galaxy S5 and found the SM-G900M variant for $9000 pesos at Best Buy. However, after some research it seems like it's an American variant (I've seen Verizon ...
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My Galaxy s4 wont turn on

last night i left my Galaxy s4 obn the charger and i woke up this morning and it would not turn on at all. Eevery night i shut my phne off and let it charge. I've tried all the techniques, taking out ...
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Accidentally “cleared data” for system apps on my Galaxy lll

I accidentally "cleared data" for some apps on my Galaxy lll. I think they were system apps and now I can't open facebook and other apps. How can I recover whatever is missing?
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How to install Samsung kids mode on a different user on Galaxy tab 4

I have a galaxy tab 4 and it has Kids mode. I can see the kids mode installer on my user(the first user created), but I want to install it on a different user. Instructions say to install it from ...
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Fullscreen mode on Chrome on Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

I can hide status bar with clock and battery on android stock browser. But why I can't do the same on Chrome browser? Is it possible to hide status bar on Chrome? I have Android 4.4.2. Thanks :)
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Samsung GTS5830 wifi error and can't load driver

I have a Samsung GTS 5830 and recently restored factory defaults as I want to hand to phone to my young son. It doesn't connect to wifi with a "Wifi Error" message in wifi settings. I tried the advice ...
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can't send long email answers

I have a Samsung S3neo and the YahooMail App has problems sending replies to emails I receive. If my answer is a few words long it gets sent, but if it is longer than that no. A sign appears on my ...
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How to change your region?

I am trying to use TurboFlix and it works up until I try to watch the show. Then it tells me that it is not available in my region. Anyone know how to fix that?
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Samsung Bug Pest!

Whenever I try to look at an article on facebook, I get a message "Your Samsung device has a virus, please download this app. I have security on my phone but obviously it is not enough. How do I get ...
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Status 7 in StockRecovery (Empty device ID)

I am trying to flash Philz Recovery onto an old Samsung Galaxy Note via SD-card and stock recovery. When installing, the script exits with Status 7: This package is for ...
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AVI Movie Playback on Samsung Grand Neo

I bought the Samsung Grand Neo as I fly many short 2 hour flights and wanted a simple way to watch my stored movies. Almost all of my movies are in AVI format and I have downloaded many 3rd party ...
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Samsung Galaxy SCH-I545 won't update?

Here is the full story: I bought my galaxy around 2 months ago (September 2014), and i rooted it using towelroot Then what i did was i tried getting clockwork mod, so i can use the cyanogen rom... ...
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Add fonts to Hancom office, Samsung Galaxy Note Pro

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note Pro, which came with Hancom office. I write many multilingual documents and the fonts that are available are just boring. I have many fonts, (.ttf and .otf) that I have ...