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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 ...
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Disable call back link on text message previews?

Android 5.1.1 on a Samsung Note 4. Text message notifications show the text message and then "CALL" and "REPLY" links. Sometimes I accidentally hit the "CALL" button and find myself calling someone ...
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Office 365 on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

I have Office on my Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, but I cannot upgrade it to Office 365. I can't download 365 from Google Play, because it tells me that "[my] device isn't compatible worth this version [of ...
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy S3 [duplicate]

Is there any particular danger (apart from bricking) that may stop you from rooting Samsung Galaxy S3? Anybody has a good tutorial? And if something goes wrong what to do?
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Press back button by accident

I own a samsung a5 and would like to either install stock android or just move the buttons so the back button is not on the physical phone (but instead on the screen) so that I don't accidentally hit ...
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“Insufficient memory problem” while updating Google Store

I'm trying to update Google store on my samsung Galaxy Grand 2 it has free memory space available of 4.73 GB (According to the Storage in settings ) but phone continue to prompt that your phone is ...
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Trojan alert on my phone, real or fake? [duplicate]

so this pop-up appears even though I'm not doing anything and not even on the net and it has a background of google sometimes and it says that 'google has detected viruses' on my phone and battery ...
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How do I get my S2 to communicate with the bluetooth keyboard again

I purchased the Samsung keyboard case when I bought my 9.7 inch S2 at Best Buy. After a short while, the bluetooth connection was lost and I was unable to get it back, so back to the store. They could ...
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Famoc & KNOX on Samsung XCover 3

I have a problem, I have a phone with Famoc & KNOX enterprise security applications. I was able to root the device with Odin, I've installed twrp-2.8.7.0 & SuperSu. I've removed this Famoc ...
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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 ...