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Samsung Galaxy models and stylus usability

I have a Samsung Galaxy SIII. I know the Samsung Galaxy Note comes with a stylus, but can I purchase a stylus and use it on my Galaxy SIII or is the SIII device touch screen only sensitive to finger ...
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Software Update

I am going to update my Samsung Galaxy J7 but am worried, since a friend once updated his phone and it is no longer working. Will updating harm my phone?
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How to remove “Recent apps” when pressing Home?

When pressing "Home" button on my Samsung Galaxy Core Plus (Android 4.2.2, not rooted), I always get this "Recent apps" view, which I don't want. How to have the real home instead (i.e. desktop with ...
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What do I need to install Samsung's High Quality TTS?

I recently rooted my SM-C101 Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom with TWRP Recovery and removed all Samsung bloatware from the system Now I'd like to install the high quality version of the onboard Samsung TTS ...
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Samsung gt7562 usb not working

Since today morning i am trying to connect my phone to my pc,my phone is getting charge,but not able to connect in my computer. i tried code *#7284# and i get options [1]USB[*] [2]UART[] if i ...
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Why are my downloads disappearing? Samsung S4 Mini

I cant find any of my downloads/photos that I saved to my internal memory, like pic attachments from text messages. They show in my downloads under gallery for a while then they disappear. I checked ...
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Sound only plays the background of the audio when jack is in Samsung Galaxy SIII

The sound on my phone is working but like the back of the sound only. when i take the jack off the sound works perfectly fine. Please help here!
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Galaxy S4 - automatically does things

last few weeks my S4 does a lot of things automatically. While on a phone it takes print screens, twice I hang up a call and suddenly GPS and auto rotate were on. Few times my call was suddenly quit. ...
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Cannot transfer files from my Note 5 to my PC

(Sorry as my title isn't that specific) So basically on Saturday, my Note 5 started acting up and then formatted itself to the factory standard. So know basically what I'm trying to do now is use ...
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Why is “unfortunately, ims service has stopped” still appearing after factory reset?

I just updated this morning. And, sadly I got the error. I tried so many solutions, from safe mode to adjusting message settings to factory reset. After factory reset and wiping the cache, IMS Service ...
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Gear vr galaxy s6 edge plus

I have a Samsung Galaxy s6 edge plus from Verizon but I'm currently using it on page plus unlimited plan I recently bought a Samsung gear vr oculus headset and after I place the phone in it nothing ...
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How do I import my old contacts (from computer) into Samsung?

I had an iPhone and laptop (that was using LotusNotes) whose contacts were synchronised. I exported all the contacts into a .vcf file, containing hundreds of contacts. How do I import them into my new ...
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Odin3 v3.10.6 stops at aboot.mbn

Trying to update Freedompop (Sprint) Galaxy S4 to Lollipop 5. Odin3 recognizes phone, checks MD5 file OK. After clicking Start it progresses but stops and last progress line says "aboot.mbn". Phone ...
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Samsung Grand Neo GT-I9060 (MediaTek MT6575) Blurred Coloured screen

My friend's phone Samsung Grand Neo GT-I9060 cloned MT6575 When I check info with MTKDroidTools I get different Info Hardware : MT6575 Model : GT-I9082 Build number : ALPS.JB.MP.V1.16 Build ...
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Android says Damaged SD card at EVERY card

I faced a problem with my 32 GB SD Card on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime. Device says Damaged SD card. I changed it to a brand new (also 32 GB) SD card... And problem didn't gone. Each card read perfect ...
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GPS is not working in Samsung SM-J320F device

I have tested with 3-4 GPS location apps in my Samsung SM-J320F device but still not getting location by using GPS. It's working fine to get Network based location. But i don't understand why it's ...
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SD card pin number

I am trying to transfer data from Galaxy S to Galaxy 4. Need SC PIN number for Galaxy S. I cannot download the Smart Switch app to the Galaxy S, need to transfer manually. Need the PIN number from ...
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Smasung s3 losing connection

I have been facing this problem of using my Samsung s3 since last couple of months. The connection seems to give away when i use my mobile phone. The connection bar charts keep coming and going , and ...
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Can you change user agent and device info on non-rooted phone?

For example, I have Samsung Galaxy and use android Chrome but I would like to fake it so that the user-agent shows I'm using HTC One and some other browser. Is this possible on a non-rooted phone or ...
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Cannot access Internet

My wife is using a i9000 SamSung. She receives Gmail, no problems, downloaded updates for Samsung Apps, but cannot access Internet( or YouTube, Google search etc) even when shown as connected to my ...
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Can't see audio & video files of android phone in PC

I connect my phone to my PC through USB cord and select MTP mode. When I open SD card then I can transfer only photos , but I can't transfer my audio and video files. First I copy some video and then ...
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Tampered phone - Consistent Denial-Of-Service on device

I believe my ex did something to me phone. Everything has led me here. Please help. Recently, my phone will stop working unless he is around. I have been seeing my email on FaceBook to turn to ...
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How to edit /system/bin/lpr in Samsung S4 i9295 running 5.0.1 Lollipop

How do I edit /system/bin files in Android since after 4.x? Has something changed? I seem to recall just opening the file playlpm on the device in a text editor and seeing and making needed ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...