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Wifi doesn't reconnect to known network

My phone fails to connect to wifi networks it has been connected to before. When this happens, even if I reenter the password it will not connect. But if I restart the device, it connects to the ...
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Turn off a stuck pixel on AMOLED (Samsung Galaxy S5)?

I have a stuck pixel (stuck on red) on my Galaxy S5 AMOLED. Can't send it in for repair for a while since I'm not in my home country where I purchased it. I'm wondering - is there an app that can turn ...
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How to re-pack odin recovery image?

I want to change the recovery image from ODIN package for Samsung P601. I've unpacked the archive and got recovery.img. Next I've tried to do simg2img recovery.img recovery.raw.img, but it says: ...
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Restore Android ROM on Samsung t959v T-Mobile

I have a Samsung galaxy t959v on T-mobile. I tried to flash several custom roms. I flashed a kernel called niltmit, and it had twrp recovery on it. I tried flashing different custom roms but it still ...
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how to properly debug websites on the samsung browser

the samsung browser is not chrome nor android stock browser. And our webdev teams has some bugs that only show up on this specific browser (which i'm inclined to call android's IE6) Is there any way ...
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samsung galaxy note 2 hangs often

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note II. I bought 1 and half year back. It hangs often and could not see missed calls and could not receive messages too.. This has a problem since I have bought this phone. I ...
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Soft-bricked Galaxy Note Pro SM-P900 stuck on system.img in Odin

Soft-bricked Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 WiFi SM-P900, I can boot into download mode but on system boot it keeps asking for Kies. No ROM is installed right now. I just can't install it. Here's the ...
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GT-P5113 Blank Screen

My tablet, a Samsung GT-P5113TS, started having flickering issues. Occasionally it would go completely blank, and I found that, with a little pressure on one particular spot, I could get it to light ...
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Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 bootloop

My Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 (GT-S7582) turns ON for 2 seconds and then turns back OFF. I have already checked with other battery but the same problem persists. I also tried entering recovery mode by ...
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Samsung Galaxy Stardust. How do I send multiple messages but protect privacy?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Stardust. How can I send one message to multiple people without each individual person seeing each others phone numbers and/or responses? I have attempted to do this with the ...
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Samsung Note 2 system keeps eating memory

Just yesterday, my samsung note 2 started acting up. It started saying that there is not enough memory. I started deleting apps and pictures and videos but it still says there is not enough memory. I ...
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Missing photos on my Samsung grand prime

The photos in my phone will suddenly missing within few hours.. The photos are not in the albums and also MyFile... For example, I took some photos in the morning and during afternoon when I checked ...
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Setting up android-for-work profile on a Samsung Galaxy tab

I have been trying to set up an android-for-work profile on my Samsung Galaxy Note Pro (SM-P900) but I have not been successful so far. However, everything works fine with my Nexus 6. To start the ...
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Is there any way to flash ROM in RAMDUMP mode?

I have a Samsung GT-S6312. The phone is not starting up. It is also not booting into any recovery modes. Only RAMDUMP mode comes. I have tried every possible combination of buttons / battery plug / ...
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How do I set up my Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 5 as a hotspot for free?

I've tried downloading several apps from the app store but they do one of two things; they either hang and don't work, or they bring up the phone's hotspot screen and ask me to pay for the service. ...
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storage unit at Samsung GT-N7000

I disassemble my GT-N7000 I don't know where is the storage unit can you show me which one it is
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Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo won't connect to the computer

I'm having problem connecting my Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo Duos GT-S5312 to the computer using via USB. Whenever I connect it, it automatically charges. Before there was a prompt to connect it to the ...
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Galaxy S5: Apps will not work unless opened (whatsapp msgs not received, alarm clock doesnt go off)

So I am experiencing some issues with my Galaxy S5. The apps on my phone are not responding (giving notifications) unless I open the apps. This is most noticeable with WhatsApp, as I will not ...
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Is it possible to use an OTG on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3?

I bought an OTG for my Galaxy Tab, but it doesn't seem to work. I tried using one which came with my sister's tablet (I'm not sure of the brand), but that doesn't work either, even with the app and ...
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Auto-Correction Error On Samsung Note 4

I have a Samsung Note 4 that seems to have issues when I am responding to text messages quickly. What happens is as I type my response, especially if it is quickly, it will auto correct individual ...
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Can't access pictures through Gallery

I have a Samsung S4 Mini. In order to access my pictures I have to go into "My Files" I used to be able to access them from the "Gallery" App. When I Open the gallery APP the thumbnails open but when ...
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Can't Recover Data Due To Broken LCD/Screen

Broke the screen on my Samsung Galaxy S6 the other day. There is a visible crack on the screen itself and it does not show any image of the screen. It does have some touch response in certain parts of ...
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Samsung Evo 16GB Sd Card Dead?

I bought a samsung evo 16gb uhs1 microsd card a few months ago, i've been using it in my phone, and because i use a lot of unofficial roms they like to corrupt a lot, anyway i went to flash a rom and ...
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Which process does samsung use in order to change quick launcher

So do Samsung change the source code to change the quick launcher (the thing that you slide down from the top to access quick settings) to touchwiz custom one or do they use a process like ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 no MTP,PTP connection error

I am having trouble with my device when connecting it through usb. My device registers through odin in download mode but that's it. When i connect it to my pc my phone just notifies me that its ...
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4G function possibly lost (SM-N7505)

After downloading DroidWall on my rooted SM-N7505 (running Android 4.3), I set it to blacklist mode and selected apps who's data and/or Wi-Fi I wanted to restrict. At some point I remember selecting ...
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Decrypt WIFI password from wpa_supplicant.conf on Samsung Galaxy S4

I would like a method to see a cleartext password decrypted from wpa_supplicant.conf on my Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 5.0.1 The problem is that the passwords, or psk's, are encrypted and even if ...
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Reboot alternatives

So my situation is this. About a week or so ago my power button fell out and I dont want to get it repaired until I back up my stuff. For some reason my pc hasn't been able to link to back up but that ...
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Samsung Galaxy y storage problem

I have uninstalled app from my phone, but it is not properly uninstalled and it has taken away the space from internal memory.. Every time it is happening.. So there is no chance for me to install ...
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Battery draining really, really quickly

This issue first occurred in Android 4.3, then my mobile carrier (EE) released an update for Android 4.4.4 to my phone. I upgraded it, and the battery issue got worse. At 30%, the cellular network ...
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How to retreive files from a completely dead Samsung Galaxy SII?

My phone does not turn on, tried all kinds of buttons (hold power, volume up and home, etc), taking out battery for more than an hour, and tried charging as well. My phone will heat up on the left ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Blank home screen (all black)

I brought a second hand Samsung galaxy S6 which had been factory reset. I turned it on, set up the device for first time and it took me to the home screen where there is no icons or anything, it's ...
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how to install the driver for samsung galaxy tab 2 GT-P5100

i have Samsung Galaxy Tab 2(GT-P5100) . firstly, it was appear on the computer devices whenever it was connected to any PC or laptop. After certain months when i tried to back up my files from the tab ...
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Samsung s4 shuts off after logo boot- no repeat

My Samsung S4 does not fully boot. It turns off after two seconds after the Samsung screen and before the Cyanogen boot screen. How do I resolve this issue without having to reflash my phone and ...
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My Android phone gets really hot and really slow

so I have a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime and I have some normal apps, nothing major. the phone is fairly new, I've been using it for a little over 2 months. It gets slow a lot and gets hot when I use ...
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how to unlock samsung s dues mobile number lock

can anybody suggest me to unlock my Samsung s dues mobile number lock. i tried all possible ways to unlock the mobile.please guide me unlock with out data deletion..i tried all ways
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Samsung Galaxy S duos working automatically

My samsung galaxy s duos phone which I bought 3 months ago is now operating on its own. Its crazy I tried factory resetting but it doesn't seem to work. I lost control of the back button and the home ...
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adding languages on android device

is there necessary to do the root to add any language that is not available in the phone? if there is no option rather than rooting the phone then please let me know how to root my phone (Samsung ...
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Missing pictures from phone internal memory to SD card

Yesterday I was on call with the Samsung helpline number. My phone's memory was full, so the engineer took access of my phone through Smart Tutor and he transferred my images from my camera to the SD ...
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Where is my home screen wallpaper?

I just reset my Samsung Galaxy S3 to factory conditions. My home screen is still the same custom picture it was before I reset my phone. I've navigated using Root Browser to my /data folder, but it is ...
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Galaxy Tab Pro Ram Usage

I searched on issues regarding excessive ram usage on the Tab Pro and one comment dismissed it as not a problem, saying that unused ram is wasted ram. My tab recently upgraded to 5.1.1 and now when I ...
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HDMI Connection for Samsung Tab A

I'm considering purchasing a Samsung Tab A, either the 9.7 or the 8.0. Is there a reliable (preferably Samsung-provided) solution to connect them to HDMI via cables? I know adapters exist for other ...
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Galaxy Tab S2 Bluetooth keyboard type accents?

I have the galaxy tab s2 9.7in and the official samsung bluetooth keyboard case. I was wondering how to type accents (I need it for my Spanish class) such as ñ and á as well as the ¡ and ¿. I can use ...
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Problem accessing the Vault App

I have the vault app but seemed to have forgotten my password, or so it keeps saying. I am unable to get back into vault to access my pics and wanted to know if there was a a way around it or back ...
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Samsung GT19082 - Why there is a limitation for 10 contacts in group messaging?

My phone is Samsung galaxy GT-19082 (also called grand one) and it's a dual sim phone. I caught this problem when trying send common message to a group of contacts, which had like 120 contacts in it. ...
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Add languages to Samsung firmware

I work in the mobile software field, and am facing a problem with Samsung models which doesn't support Arabic language, especially the US variants (ex: N900A/T/P/W8 and N910A/T/P/W8). I'm aware of ...
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Why no LTE with same phone (s4 mini gt-i9195), same android (4.4.2), same provider, same contract?

Two phones sitting on my desk with same phone (samsung s4 mini gt-i9195) same android (4.4.2) and not rooted same provider same contract but in more networks > mobile networks > network mode ...
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internet not workingon Motorola MOTO G second generation XT 1064

just purchased my Motorola and now I'm connecting it up to MetroPCS network unlocked it everything is fine except for the internet won't work had my data boosted and still says H Plus how can I go ...
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Does SM-G850T (Samsung Galaxy Alpha T-Mobile) Have Built-in WiFi Calling?

This is the T-Mobile version of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha--apparently only available in Europe at this time. Does anyone know if it has built-in WiFi calling like other T-Mobile phones? Other Alpha ...
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Notification panel times out quickly

When I pull down the notification panel on my Samsung Galaxy S4, it will time out after 5 seconds. Is there any way to lengthen that time ?