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Password not working?!?!

Ok this is so frustrating... The Problem im having is i set a new password on my note 5, the password will work to get me into the phone but i want to change it to fingerprint but when i go into ...
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I've been locked out of my Snapchat account??? (Can't log in anymore, no matter what)

It's just like that. I had the original account and after I updated the app via Play Store, it won't let me log in to my own account! I've already changed the password several times, but nothing ...
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I have six Samsung Galaxy Avants that I can't do much with

So the owner of my company upgraded our employee phones to something more current. He was going to literally just throw away six perfect condition galaxy avants with cases and chargers until I asked ...
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Incoming Message not receiving my mobile

Hi this is vijay kumar am using samsung galaxy s2 mobile since last one week am not receiving any kind of incoming messages in my mobile. Kindly help me on that issues. 1. I tried message centre no. ...
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how to open the Task Switcher + “Active Applications” viewer on Samsung Galaxy Core + Lollipop 5.1.1

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 4.4.4 Kitkat, and a Samsung Galaxy Core running Lollipop 5.1.1. On my Galaxy S4, if I hold down the home button, I get the task switcher and in the lower ...
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What is the difference between Samsung 4 files(Repairing firmware) and Single firmware file for flashing?

I was flashing a Samsung device with a single file (tar.md5 format) and i saw some people are working with 4 files(Repairing firmware) to fixing the most and actually, Any problems with those 4 files ...
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Cannot connect to server

When I try to open a game app (Hay Day) using cellular data, I get a message: Cannot connect to server. I did a software update, didn't help. The app opens when I use WiFi. I have a Samsung tablet. ...
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How can I seamlessly make my phone a network drive?

Back when I had an LG G2, it had this awesome feature called Wireless Storage. If you're not familiar with it, it essentially allowed you to tap a button to instantly turn your internal storage into a ...
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read the chip info from built-in NFC chip in mobile phone

As I know, there is built-in NFC chip at the back of mobile phone such as samsung. So I would like to read the built-in chip info from that mobile phone. Is that possible or silly question?
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SM-P900 Stuck in boot loop and reports “E: failed to mount /efs (invalid argument)” in recovery mode

On power on the tablet goes into a boot loop with the samsung logo. Booting into recovery mode, at the bottom of the screen, is the following error E: failed to mount /efs (invalid argument) I've ...
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Can't connect Samsung S7 to Mac

Basically I'm trying to run my application on a Samsung S7 but my Mac isn't recognizing the device. I've tried installing Android File Transfer and it doesn't recognize it either. USB Debugging is ...
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How does cf-autoroot works on Samsung devices?

I'm exploring CF-Autoroot Odin package for Samsung device. It contains two files: cache.img and recovery.img. cache.img contains the following files: cfar-cleanup.sh — script that removes root-...
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Text bubble randomly changing color on Galaxy S6's stock Messaging app on Android 6.0

I have a Galaxy S6 through Sprint and just upgraded to Android 6.0. Since the OS upgrade, my text messages have been seemingly randomly changing color. The text is always the same color, but the ...
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Samsung mobile not getting charge when switch on

I am using SAMSUNG DUOS2. Its not getting charge when its switched on. But there is no problem in charging when switched off. Not charging in both I tried USB as well as wall charger. Android ver : ...
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How can I hide the night time hours in Samsung's “S planner” calendar?

I am using the "S planner" calendar on Samsung galaxy note 2 (Android 4.4.2). I never make appointments between 12am and 6am and I want to hide these hours from the view. i.e. Apparently the same ...
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What controls the text preview in notifications?

I am new to Android (on Samsung S7 now), and trying to understand the basic (so that I can drill more into details later). My notifications (emails) show the sender and email title, but not the email ...
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On-device calendar exists?

I am coming from iOS to my first Android (Samsung Galaxy S7) and having hard time adjusting. The first thing that is throwing me off is lack of a calendar app. The phone came with Samsung's own S-...
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How do I record calls on Viber, Skype, Whatsapp, Voxer, Google, Facebook, etc?

There seem to be apps for recording for local or international calls but none for Internet calls. Some apps on the Google Play Store claim to be able to record calls on Viber or Skype. I even found ...
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horizontal and vertical blue lines across screen, galaxy note 5

I have blue horizontal and vertical lines across my screen(galaxy note 5) This happened once before and I was told to take it to best buy to refresh it. It worked well for 5 months, but is back. I ...
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Is a factory reset from recovery different from one started in the OS?

Galaxy S4 I9505 on 5.1 Stock Handset has stability issues and I can't find a clear answer if a factory reset started in the OS runs the same process as one started via recovery?
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Internal Memory does not show up in the Computer(file Explorer)

I have Samsung GT-I19082 Galaxy Grand duos. When I connect it to my computer, it does not show the internal memory nor sdcard memory. When I switch to Camera memory option in the Phone, internal ...
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Increasing memory of Samsung Galaxy XCover 3

Having Samsung Galaxy XCover 3 (8GB internal memory) and 64GB SD card, what is the best way to use the card? Apparently you can not save apps to SD card, just a part of it, and it has to be visible, ...
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Root Samsung Galaxy XCover 3

how to root Samsung Galaxy XCover 3? I tried one-click-root-apps as KingoRoot and OneClickRoot but it does not work for me. I have Android 5.1.1 installed and I can connect to phone from Windows 7 ...
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s pen: rotation sensitive?

I know, this is not 100% an android question. But maybe someone can help me. I'm trying to figure out, if the pen, that comes with the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Tablet is rotation sensitive. And if ...
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Locked phone-google account info not working to unlock-can't use device manager

My Samsung Galaxy is locked due to me letting my grandbabies draw incorrect pattern too many times. Screen on phone says"to unlock, sign in with your Google account". I have tried this. Phone ...
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Samsung Note N7000 Stuck on booting screen

My phone seems to have somehow managed to brick itself. I was using it for wifi tethering via usb to my laptop. All was good until I unplugged it. It started restarting itself but never fully starting ...
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odin twrp install hangs galaxy s7 edge G935

I have a new Verizon S7 Edge. I want to flash twrp using odin. I am using Windows 10 Odin 3.10.1 twrp-3.0.0-1-hero2lte.tar.md5 My phone settings are: USB debugging on OEM Unlock on Android 6....
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ODIN configuration file - elements' meanings

I started this question in order to have more light shed on a tool that's used by almost all the Samsung device owners that perform operations such as flashing: ODIN. Since there's already a good ...
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Heavy battery drain on 3G with screen on [Note 3]

I have Note 3 (SM9005) with stock android 4.4.4. Lately I noticed that when I have 3G enabled and I'm using my device (browsing internet, reading pdf's, using comunicators), battery drains very fast (...
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Captive Portal detection causing phones to disconnect from Wi-Fi in intranet environment

Hello Android Enthusiasts! I am the manager of an Internet Cafe on a cruise ship, and we're being plagued by a persistent problem that I can't quite solve. We have a wireless network throughout the ...
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Galaxy S7 display settings for gaming

In Settings > Display and wallpaper, there is an option for Screen Mode with options for: Adaptive Display AMOLED cinema AMOLED photo Basic I set mine to Basic but regardless of this setting, when ...
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samsung mega gt-i9152 camera flash is flashing and the phone wont start

My phone was working fine today. I went out and when I got back the screen was blank and the camera flash was flashing away like crazy. I pulled the battery, flash and sim and waited a while and when ...
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Find original phone carrier/network. Samsung Galaxy Core LTE

With a Samsung Galaxy Core LTE (SM-G386W) how are you able to find the network it originally belonged to so that you can unlock it? This model does not work with IMEI searches in the sense it does not ...
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Recover pending text messages deleted before sent

Last night I got a number from a girl, I tried to send her a message, but it hung on "message sending". I decided to delete the message without saving the number to my phone, and the whole thread ...
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WiFi only working while charging the phone

I am being experiencing this very strange issue in the last couple days. I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with an (unofficial) build of Cyanogenmod 11. Is has been working fine for the last year with ...
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Samsung J7 Light Sensor

I got Samsung J7 but it doesn't has auto brightness feature, but in GSM Arena review said it has ambient light.... but it doesn't have auto-brightness and notification light? can anyone tell me what ...
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Your battery has been infected with 2 viruses. Click to remove. Phone vibrates like crazy :'(

My colleague was surfing the net with my NEW android in my absence. I do not know what he surfed but when I clicked "back" in the browser ..It took me to a website called "cookmobiapps.xyz" and my ...
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Can't turn on mobile data on Samsung Galaxy S4

My phone is SAMSUNG-SGH-I337. I can't turn on the mobile data. there is no button in the notification panel. I went to settings and search for the button. But it is not there. I tried it manually. ...
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Samsung Mail Notification For Subfolders

I have a Samsung SM-G903F Galaxy S5 Neo with the E-mail (com.samsung.android.email*) app installed. Android 5.1 In the mail app i have configured an exchange account. What i would like to achieve is ...
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Disabling Samsung Applications without root permissions?

I currently have a Samsung Galaxy Note II (GT-N7105) which is not rooted and is running 4.4.2 Kitkat, while it still works pretty fast, sometimes if just freezes with all the processes. I have though ...
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samsung galaxy note 2 mic issue

so recenly my samsung galaxy note 2 was unable to charge. i took note of the phone's model number (sgh1317m) and ordered a replacement part as i am no stranger to simple part swaps. the correct part ...
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From where can I download Samsung 4.2.2 firmware? [duplicate]

I need a Samsung device running 4.2.2 for test our application for a critical issue that is happening only with this device. I am unable to find a device. So tried to download firmware and install it ...
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Note 10.1 (N-8000) stuck on bootloop

My note 10.1 (3G +Wifi) is stuck on the start up screen (Samsung logo) and un recovery it says "E:failed to mount /system (Invalid Argument)" I have been searching for a while now for a fix but ...
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What is DSMLawmo? How to remove it?

A recent AVG anti-virus scan on my Android tablet flagged DSMLawmo as malware. The antivirus states that it can't be removed and that DSMLawmo was pre-installed. The tablet is a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 ...
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Help! Can't fix Samsung Galaxy Ch@t (GT-B5330), stuck in Firmware Update error screen

Good day! I came here to ask for further help with my Samsung Android phone, Galaxy Ch@t GT-B5330. I tried flashing an updated 4.1.2 JellyBean OS ROM on it, from Samsung Kies, after updating, it ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 touchscreen sensitivity

Is there a way to adjust the touchscreen sensitivity on the Samsung Galaxy S6? I feel like I am going to damage the screen with how hard I have to press to accomplish anything. Typing takes forever ...
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not showing sd card files in gallery

I have bought Samsung j1 ace two days ago but it doesn't show my sd card files at gallery although there are many veils and audio song in sd and it also show it at my files but not in gallery
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How to Implement fix for Samsung's CVE-2015-7888 in CM13

I run the security checkup of DuoSecurity lab here. They say my phone has the vulnerability CVE-2015-7888 in Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9506 which is using CyanogenMod 13. CVE-2015-7888 Remote Code ...
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Samsung Galaxy 3 will not go into recovery boot

Samsung Galaxy S3 won't boot. tried the 3 buttons goes to recovering boot and Samsung, then Galaxy S3, then blank. A few times I got it all the way to the recovery page, then android dies and says no ...
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Busted Verizon Galaxy Note 5 screen, trying to use adb to unlock

Recently, I dropped my Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and busted the glass, lcd, digitizer, and maybe the speaker. Before, I try anything with replacing the broken parts, I would like to get the SMS database ...