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sync contacts from Samsung S5 to Google account

my phone says it has synced contacts to my google account but when I log into the google account there are no contacts. what am I doing wrong?
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SM-G925F Galaxy S6 International Version Android 6.0.1 Update not Available

I have a Galaxy S6 Edge international version. Samsung announced that the update will be available on 15th February 2016 for the International Version and some others. But it's not showing me any ...
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Grand Prime firmwares

When I search a firmware for Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) I found a one called "Russia(SER)", I need to know what "SER" refer to.
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Does flashing stock ROM via Odin delete phone data?

So my Galaxy S6 is stuck in a boot loop and I've literally tried EVERYTHING already and nothing will solve the problem. Safe mode won't work, clearing the cache partition won't work and USB Debugging ...
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how to unlock screen of samsung s6

Desperate to sort this out, before i do a factory reset! Samsung Service Centre useless, said factory reset is the only option.... Had fingerprint set to lock samsung s6, don't remember ever setting ...
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How to root Samsung Galaxy Alpha SM-G850A?

Seems I have searched vastly across the internet to no avail. So far, I've tried using a CF-auto-root file with Odin 3, and vroot, neither of which worked. The only helpful thread I've found was an ...
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Dates changed on the photos

Photos were taken in 2011 on Samsung phone GT-B3310 (not a smartphone). This phone was switched off for over 2 years in 2013. On 24 January 2015 the phone was switched on and transferred the ...
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Can't play video in gallery

The phone I am using is a Samsung galaxy s6 edge with the latest software installed. One I have recorded a video of some sort, I go to the gallery to check what the video is like. As I click on the ...
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Remove swisscom on Samsung s6

I ordered a Samsung s6 from some shitty page on the internet, I got the phone and it's the real Samsung s6 but they put some shit called Swisscom in it, which is really annoying cause the phone starts ...
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Com.pandora.android

I have a photo that started showing up on my camera roll it is in its own file titled com.pandora.android. When I delete it and restart my phone is comes back. The path is ...
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Tried wiping/resetting my Samsung Galaxy tablet

Hi I have tried resetting my Samsung by scrolling down to wipe/reset but when it comes onto the section for me to scroll down to yes it completely skips and does not let me go onto yes only the 7 ...
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Remote icon on Galaxy S6 Edge

I suddenly have a new strange symbol on my S6 Edge screen and have no idea what it is but if I touch it, it locks my phone up. The only way I can get it unlocked is by swiping the edge. I'm able to ...
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Samsung S Planner: day info clouds gone

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII, the Samsung S calendar (/S planner?) home screen widget which uses Google Calendar used to have cloud-like information areas which would be displayed whenever the user ...
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Galaxy s5 Firmware what firmware?

So my Galaxy s5 broke about 2months ago but it was rooted so i dont have any warranty. I was wondering if you could help me figure out the stockfirmware on Sammobile, This is the screen i currently ...
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How to backup 'Favorite tracks' playlist

Have a Samsung Galaxy 4S (SPH-L720) running Android 5.0.1. Ever since upgrading Android, phone hangs or reboots randomly at least once or twice a day. I would like to try restoring to factory ...
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How to recover the files in KNOX mode after I have rooted the device ?

Samung S4, Android 4.4.4 I rooted my device, and now can't access the files in KNOX mode. Should i unroot it or what ?
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Is it possible to flash Gapps on stock s6?

So, I have a samsung galaxy S6 (SM-G920R4) with 5.1.1. I am rooted, I plan to use flashify, and I am about to flash Gapps (ARM64, 5.1, stock package) from http://opengapps.org. There is nothing out ...
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Want to decrypt or see images from Encrypted SD card [duplicate]

i have Samsung grand handset. I had encrypted my phone to enable my office mails on my handset. in that process, my SD card was also encrypted. however, now I formatted my fone (factory reset) as fone ...
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HTC Contacts Backup .VEF file

I have backup-ed my contacts. I got .vef file. How to use the .vef file in samsung mobile. I cant open the .vef file. Is it possible to convert .vef to .vcf ?. Or any other methods available to ...
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Android ignoring “reply-to” header

When I receive an email on my Samsung S5 and reply to it, the email is going to the sender's email instead of the requested "reply-to" email. I am using the default email app that comes with the ...
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Weird screen colors on Samsung Note 10.1 N8000

I have an old Samsung Note 10.1 model N8000 (not the 2014 Note 10.1). For some reason, the screen colors suddenly became strange. They are not inverted, just patchy and odd colors. The tablet still ...
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Is it an hardware or software issue

I rooted my android phone using MTK,then it started displaying horizontal shaking lines,and the phone didn't fall or crack,Pls is that an hardware or software issue?
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Manually place CF SuperSU files on System.img(unpacked)

Is it possible to manually install SuperSu on unpacked System.img. I can't install a custom recovery on Phone: Samsung Galaxy S6(Clone) MT6572 Model: ALPS.KK1.MP6 .V1 Board: P725_MB_V1.2 94V-0 ...
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Samsung k zoom 5.8ghz

I was wondering whether it was possible to allow a rooted Samsung K Zoom to use the 5.8GHz channel? I was reading that I might have to edit the wpa_supplicant.conf to allow for 5.8GHz. In addition, I ...
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TAB.S Screen start flash with blue streaks and then device reboots by itself

Days ago after installing and deleting some apps (maybe malwares...?) from the Samsung store my tablet tab.s starting at a random point of use to flashing blue streaks on screen before rebooting by ...
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Developer option “Do not keep activites” gets stuck

I'm rocking a Samsung Galaxy S6, 5.1.1, build number LMY47X.* When turning on the "Do not keep activities" developer option, the toggle turns green. It is toggled back off as soon as I navigate away ...
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samsung galaxy a3: block all notifications except email and sms

Device: Samsung Duos (SM_A300H) Android version 5.0.2 I want something very basic: that my samsung galaxy a3 works like a phone and makes sound only for call, sms and alarm. No more FB nor email nor ...
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I flashed recoveries with Odin, why doesn't my phone boot bow?

Samsung S3 Android phone, not rooted, stock firmware. In chronological order: I turned on USB debugging, although could not use fastboot. I used Odin to flash multiple recoveries, but I don't think I ...
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Stuck in Sending Mode (Galaxy S4)

Everytime I send a sms message, to any of my contacts, it gets stuck sending, with the little circle going round and round. I don't know if it's my network or my phone. This has started happening only ...
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How to unlock samsung tab with the fingerprint scanner not working

I have a samsung tab 2 and suddenly the fingerprint scanner stopped working and I'm not able to unlock my device. Now my device asking for backup password. Which as you all guess I do not remember. ...
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HOW DO I GET MY PHONE AND SIM TO WORK

I have a straighttalk SIM CARD, my phone (that i bought with the sim card) was broken, so now I have a Samsung AT&T phone that I am trying to put my SIM CARD in so I can have a phone, I have ...
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Saved pages on browser

I am using basic internet browser on my Samsung galaxy GT I8262, if I cleared storage data of google search then will it affect to the saved pages on browser? Will the saved pages get deleted?
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How do I connect my Samsung Galaxy S6 to Android Studio?

I've downloaded a driver called SAMSUNG_USB_Driver_For_Mobile_Phones. When I plug in my phone via USB-MicroUSB, the phones begins charging, but is not recognized by the computer. How do I get my ...
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Powering Samsung J7 using an external DC power supply

I would like to turn on Samsung J7 using an external power supply. The problem is that it uses 4 pin (+,*,-,*) to connect to its battery. The first pin is the positive and the third one is the ...
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TWRP and CWM not supported

So I tried installing these two most commonly used custom recoveries without going through the hassle of using my PC, since TWRP and Rom manager from the playstore makes these things easy for you now. ...
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Stuck on Software Update after Factory reset, please help!

So I just wanted to casually reset my phone as it had too much junk on it, so I backed up my contacts and music safe and sound on my PC, I then went ahead on my phone to SETTINGS > Backup and reset > ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 64GB “Insufficient Storage Space” after Hard Reset and tried every fix

I have tried all the fixes I can find online about deleting the cache but I just hard reset my phone and installed apps. This has happened twice so not sure what to do. Could it be the formatting was ...
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Unknown Android devices in Google Play

In Google Play when I go to an app (e.g. Facebook) It says this app is compatible with all your devices (I have no Android devices currently) and shows 'No carrier GT-I9100' (Samsung Galaxy S II) and ...
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I need to access the internal sotorage

I was changing the ROM on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S5 SM G900P) when I deleted the OS. Now I know I can flash a new one by adding a zip file to the SD card or Internal storage. The problem is that I ...
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Weird Video Found In My Phone

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos (GT-S6802) running Android Gingerbread, it is a very laggy phone but I still use it to listen to Music. I got to the Gallery app (system app) and there was a ...
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Retrieve private mode pictures from Samsung device after factory reset

I got a Galaxy S6 recently and none of my private mode pictures were transferred from my Galaxy S5 when Sprint transferred everything to my new phone. My normal pictures appeared when I entered my ...
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How to slow down boot on Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

I made a custom boot animation in .qmg for my Galaxy but the system boots too rapidly, I try to slow it down. I searched in all the boot files how to do that but I did not found anything... One file ...
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Connecting Xbox 360 wireless controller to Samsung galaxy tab 3

I am attempting to connect a wireless Xbox controller to my tab 3 however after following the instructions Here and Here but to no luck ive also tried using logcat to find out the vendor and product ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A Office Suite Compatibility

I bought a new branded Samsung Galaxy Tab A (WiFi Only) at last year. Microsoft Office suite comes pre-installed with this device. However, when I clicked a app (Word, Excel or Powerpoint), the app ...
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Change the Samsung's “Quick Settings” background color Or Remove Quick Settings

I have Samsung galaxy core 2 Phone. I just want to change the background color (The Dull Blue Colored one) of the quick settings tab. I tried it by using Wanam Xposed. It has many options, but I can't ...
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How do I close the Gmail app on my Samsung S4 phone?

Whenever I open my Gmail app on my Samsung Galaxy S4 phone, I can't get it to close. It locks the screen up and I have to restart the phone to get back to my home screen or any other app. How do I ...
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What does 'No carrier *' mean?

I tried to install google cardboard. But I found "No carrier Samsung SM-J700F". What does this mean? Why can't I install cardboard?
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How does S Pen (Samsung) show cursor on screen?

I would like to know how does samsung android os show the pen cursor when I took the pen out and point over screen without touching the screen? It is a miracle for me. I cannot find any sources.
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Charge and USB keyboard through 1 USB port

I have a Samsung Tab E that only has one USB port. Can I charge the tablet and have a USB keyboard attached at the same time? I've tried a 3-way cable ( link to Amazon ) but it supplies power to the ...
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Does SuperUser (from koush) work on 4.4.2?

I've installed update.zip (from download.clockworkmod.com) via the recovery, /system/xbin/su file exists: $ ls -l /system/xbin/su -rwsr-sr-x root root ...