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Samsung - Change password / log-in method with NFC

I had some NFC tags with my Xperia Sola. It could change settings if I touched the tags with the phone, and it was pretty useful. Can one use this "technology" with modern Samsung phones? Both ...
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Restore home-screen auto-rotation after wallpaper change

On a pretty new Galaxy S2+, the home screen used to rotate when the device was rotated. After switching the wallpaper of home screen (and perhaps lock screen as well), using the Photo app shipped with ...
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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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How do I have the contacts name only once a text comes?

on my samsung android 4.3 I turned off in messages settings preview, now when I receive a text I get "new text messages". When turned on I get the contacts name & some of the text written from the ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 wont charge while on and battery is discharging

So after reformatting my phone, resetting to defaults, nothing has seem to work. I even took it to my cell provider to see the tech, they didn't do anything. Whats weird is that it had 20% and so i ...
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Impossibly difficult to track down original rom I8262BUUBAMG1

I have had no luck in trying to find a site that hosts the ROM for my galaxy core. Is there someplace that I am missing? I8262BUUBAMG1 I love the modded rom that Omkar$ mas made but the latest ...
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My GS4 won't boot to CWM?

So, I've tried flashing CMW a few times with different files, etc. ODIN says that the flashing was a success, and according to ROM Manager, it's installed. However, when I hold volume up and power and ...
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To connect a Samsung 10.1 Tab, Model GT-P 7500 to the Ethernet

I have purchased a BobjGear USB to RJ45 Compact Fast Ethernet Adapter made for Android Tablets, as well as a I-Tech USB 2.0 Fast Ethernet Adapter. I also purchased an Adapter Cable OTG for the ...
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My Samsung galaxy ace duos s6802 not getting detected in downloading mode.Drivers are fine Kies installed

I have tried My Samsung Galaxy 3 (GT-i5801) is not being detected by my PC -- What should I do? But when I dial *#7284# there is no option to change mode from PDA to Modem or Modem to PDA. Is there ...
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Samsung stock email application won't show “sent” email on phone (using gmail account)

I use a Samsung Galaxy S III and I use the stock Samsung email application and widget (which also comes stock on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2). I have four gmail accounts linked to my phone and I have ...
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TecTiles and applications

Samsung promotes NFC via its TecTiles, which is a very interesting concept but i cant find lots of information about it, especially the need for an app. Do you know if a user that just want to ...
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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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Note 4 vs G4. To s pen or not to s pen?

Alright any previous note 4 owners... After switching from the note 4 to something like the g4 what is life like without the s pen? I want to upgrade because my at&t note 4 doesn't have root, but ...
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Tablet report as charging with the charger unplugged

I'm having problems charging my Samsung Tab 2 device. It is reporting as charging after I unplug the cable, and when charging, it is drawing a small current from the charger. I've measured and it gets ...
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How to eliminate and prevent duplicate contacts on Note 4?

Since using an Android phone (Samsung Note 4 w/Android 5.0.1) for several months I now see numerous duplicate contacts in my Contacts list. Looking in my Google account, I also see these duplicate ...
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Samsung tab pro 10.1 charging port repair

I have my tablet apart but have stopped sure to being unsure of next step. I have unscrewed the port but is is under a heavy plastic prt of the frame. I don't see where the frame can be removed. I ...
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Lollipop Firmware for Galaxy Core Prime SM G360H

Alright, so... I know there is no Lollipop Update (either OTA or Manual Firmware download) for the Galaxy Core Prime SM G360H yet. But my question is: Can I use the SM G360F's 5.0.2 Firmware on the SM ...
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how to unlock admin locker in samsung tab 2 neo

I have used Samsung galaxy tab 2 neo and this tab locked with admin locker so how to I unlock?
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Trouble connecting Samsung Galaxy S6 to my Macbook Pro

The problem that I am having is regarding the connection between my galaxy s6 and my macbook. When I connect my phone to my computer, I get the notification on my phone that it is charging; however, ...
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Skip an OTA update straight to next version, on Galaxy S4

My not rooted Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 has received notification of an OTA update. By the size I know it's for Android 4.4.2 KitKat. I know the phone provider has already released an OTA update for 5.0 ...
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Samsung I-8552 Galaxy dual sim gets either phone or mobile data reception, but not both

I have a Samsung I-8552 Galaxy device with a dual SIM card - when I'm away from home, both phone numbers work fine, but the mobile data doesn't work - only wifi. When I'm home, both wifi and mobile ...
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Native Email app neither syncs nor sends mail over WiFi (Office365 Exchange)

I've ran through a strange issue very recently after configuring an exchange account to one of my user. Well! its on his Android handset (only over WiFi and the mobile DATA works just fine). The same ...
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What is libbor30om.log in Memory of Samsung S6

I have a Samsung S6 and in the Memory is a file called libbor30om.log does anyone know what it is ?
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Google play services force closing

Phone randomly vibrates (Force closing without any notification). Problem appeared after installing Google Play Services . It stops when I uninstall Google Play Services. Tried a Factory reset, still ...
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ODIN won't detect Samsung Galaxy S4

I installed Cyanogenmod using the installer a few months ago and decided to use TouchWiz instead now. I did a factory reset and downloaded the latest firmware for my device. I also entered download ...
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township will not load

Was fine this morning, now appears to be loading and connecting then just drops out. Cleared cache and do not know what to do. Playing on samsung tablet, downloaded not via fb. up to level 71 would ...
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How to modify appsbl

I want to modify the appsbl partition for my device, I know the danger but I want to learn how to unpack and repack it. What method and tools can I use ?
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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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Mute button doesn't switch off when calling someone

I recently rooted and installed CyanogenMod9 on my Galaxy Ace (Model GT-S5830). It's working normally, except for the mute button when I make a call. It stays turned on, and it doesn't switch off. ...
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GT-P7510 omnirom 4.4.4 not playing videos(audio of the video works)

I upgraded my Samsung tab to omnirom 4.4.4 and it doesn't display video while playing video files (music works using VLC player). Can someone advise how to fix the issue or a better Android version I ...
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How do I install android back on my tablet?

My tablet is a samsung galaxy tab 2 7.0 (GT-P3110) and in recovery, choosing the power off option says there is No OS installed! Are you sure you want to power off? - TWRP custom recovery. So how can ...
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Samsung sidesync run from pc

my phone's lcd and touch is broke, and I'm trying to use samsung sidesync to access phone. Problem is that that I can't run sidesync app. I have tried to use ADB but I'm 100% sure that I have disabled ...
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Battery connector pins showing strange voltages for a phone and a tablet

I have a Samsung GT-I9003 phone and a Samsung GT-P3100 tablet. Phone is rated 3.7V 1A, tablet is rated 5V 2A. Phone has an Input:100-240V 50-60Hz 150mA Output:5.0V 550mA charger, tablet has an ...
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In spite of sync is disabled, sync icon is shown in notification bar forever!

I am talking about Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos2 (GT-S6802). The undesirable thing is that Sync icon is always shown in notification bar. I checked Accounts and sync settings many times to make sure Auto ...
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Remove missed calls notification on lock screen?

I'm using Samsung core prime with touchwiz and Android 4.4+ inside so Locksreen Policy can't help. Anyone know some setting or apps can get this done? Cause I'm using another apps to manage call and ...
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why does my mic not work with headphones plugged in I can hear they cannot hear me

I plug regular headphones into jack it shows headphones on my bar can hear person talking they cannot hear me why does this happen how can I fix samsung galaxy note 2
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My Samsung Galaxy s2 is very dim?

My Samsung Galaxy s2 is very dim, what is the problem. It is so dim I can't see a video properly! ->Auto brightness set to off ->Brightness level is maximum ( when i make it minimum the screen looks ...
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I can't use the space in my SD card and I've already tried “first aid” tips. How can I get my phone to notice the external SD?

I have a Samsung Galaxy exhibit. My phone knows that the SD is in it, but if I try to update apps or download, it says I have insufficient storage. Previously said,I already tried the first aid tips ...
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Signal lost about 1 minute after starting a call

I own a Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus (9105P). I did no system updated in the last year. In the last few months, I started noticing that during most of my phone calls, the signal starts to 'weaken' ...
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vibrations on galaxy s3 neo

My phone used to do small vibrations when I entered my pin,pressed the back button etc. However after having a recent update they are no longer there and I can't find anything about it in the ...
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Message notofication appears even after reading the message on the notification bar

This happened with me many times. After an sms appears in the notification bar I will click and read it but even after reading it the notification doesn't end up it still appears and even on the ...
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How to reduce RAM usage in the Samsung Galaxy Pro Tab 8.4?

I own a Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, and it came with 2GB of RAM (When I purchased the device I thought 2GB would be quite enough). However, after using it for a few days. I felt the Tab Pro was just ...
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My cell phone's mic stopped working and it's not a hardware problem

My SM-G110B/DS Kit Kat 4.4's mic has stopped working "for no reason" (AKA I didn't do anything wrong with it), and it's not a hardware problem because when I connected my earphone and used its mic it ...
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PC not detecting Samsung Galaxy Light SGH-T399

I just bought a used Samsung Galaxy Light SGH-T399N. When i connect it to PC, it is not detecting my cell phone, even after installing the Samsung mobile devices driver the window shows usb icon in ...
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GT-N5100: Random apps crashing suddenly

So, I got this problem with my Android GT-N5100 (running Android 4.4.2). It keeps crashing apps suddenly and randomly. I flashed it with Samsung's official firmware and since then it keeps like that. ...
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Note 3 kingo root: Root success but services failed to start

After trying to root with Kingo Root. It said root success but after restarting I get many failed message like:- Unfortunately internet has stopped. Unfortunately S planner has stopped. ...
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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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Icons for apps on the SD card don't load

I have Android tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4) I've encountered the problem with icons for apps on the SD card do not load (As shown in the screenshot for the app AC Forums) Does anyone know if ...
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Duplicate SMS notifications

I have a new-to-me Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos (http://www.samsung.com/sa_en/support/model/SM-G530HZWDKSA). I chose to use Hangouts for SMS. It is set up and working normally. I continuously ...