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Can I flash my carrier-locked phone to a firmware for a different region and/or carrier?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 (I9050) which is locked to the EE network in the United Kingdom. Its firmware PDA ends with "MDD" and the carrier code is "EVR". There is a newer firmware available for ...
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Extract boot.img issues

I have been having a lot of trouble trying to extract a boot.img. Its one of Samsung's with the funky headers so none of the scripts work. I tried HEX editing it so it is a gzip (1f 8b 08) and ...
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Apps not transferring between Samsung S4 and s5

To transfer files, data, and apps from a Samsung S4 to a Samsung S5, I used the app "Samsung Smart Switch". This transferred the data using NFC. However, of all the apps I had originally downloaded ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 firmware install failed. FRP lock enabled. Phone Doesn't boot up

I have Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with Lollipop OS. I tried to upgrade firmware through ODIN, but it showed an error as Custom binary blocked by FRN lock. I have the google account credentials but since ...
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Samsung S4 Mini i9190

On the i9190 factory reset is grey out so I cannot wipe phone. I tried hard reset Home+VolUp+power also does not work phone boots in as normal. Please help
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S LTE (SM-T705) - How to Unroot Using Heimdall?

I currently have TWRP and CM13 on the device. I'm trying to unroot the device by flashing back the stock ROM. I have downloaded the ROM T705XXU1BOL2_T705OLB1BOL2_T705DXU1BOJ1_HOME.tar.md5. However, ...
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Can I track my lost Samsung galaxy ace

just over a week ago I lost my Samsung galaxy ace, it has a sim in it and i have the device's imei number, it won't be charged and have tried looking for it , I didn't have any tracking apps installed ...
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Changing size of the Pen Window (Samsung)

I have a question whose answer I have not been able find anywhere.There is this option of 'Pen Window' in some samsung devices Such as the Note 3 that I'm using too so I tried searching any way to '...
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I can't acess my Samsung Account on my Samsung Galaxy S5

I need help with acessing Samsung account on my Samsung Galaxy S5. On web it Works fine, just not on the phone. I tried to check: Settings-Apps Manager, and I found the account under "All" and it is ...
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I convert the sd card (64GB) as an internal storage but now when I connect to computer, it only show internal storage (16GB)

How can I copy thing to my "sd card" from computer? Im using a S5 SM-G900P
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Why is Google Now Launcher using Samsung Theme Store Icons although the theme is uninstalled?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Android 5.1.1. I installed Google Now Launcher then I installed a theme from Samsung theme store, which replaced the default icons. After removing the theme and the ...
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Samsung Galaxy has two different '@' symbols to choose from

I have a question on Samsung Galaxy on screen keyboard. Samsung Galaxy has two different '@' symbols to choose from. Does anybody know how the .net code treats these two symbols? Thanks, Anusha
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root samsung galaxy SM-G355H

How to root my samsung galaxy SM-G355H core2 . without pc or with pc . or i install kinguser zip. file by recovery mode but does not root my phone. please help to root.
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Samsung S3 restore contacts

Yep - got a virus & could not even get to backup my phone. Had everything on Samsung Kies - what a joke - cannot even get it to talk to their own product. Long story shore - managed to get the ....
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How to copy the System folder in stock ROM?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 sm-n900, i copied the 'system' folder from the root directory to my computer, i used the JoelDroid Lollipop Batch Deodexer to deodex my system, now i wiped my original ...
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Samsung galaxy A8 (SM-A800I) root failed what to do

I bought brand new galaxy A8 phone previous month I tried to root using ODIN and SpaceX boot file. unfortunately my device get bricked. Eventually I recovered my phone using samsung kies. Whenever I ...
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gt-p5113 wont load recovery

my tablet is not loading cyanogenmod nor cwm, my ubuntu doesn't even recognize my tablet through lsusb. The tablet used to run cyanogenmod lollipop.
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upgrading from 4.4.2 to 5.x.x on Galaxy Grand SM-G7102

I was trying to upgrade to a new version and there is this step where you select zip file containing desired version(mine is named as cm-12.1-20151026-UNOFFICIAL-ms013g-ver_AIO-3.zip) from external SD ...
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Should I unroot my Note 4 before updating to Android Marshmallow?

I'm new to Android, I currently own a rooted 5.1.1 Samsung Note 4 (SM-N910H), which is rooted using chainfire auto root method. If I want to update my phone to 6.0.1 should I unroot first or not? And ...
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Bluetooth Folder Disapperead

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro Tablet 12.2 SM-P900 running Lollipop 5.0.2, I had the device rooted the other day and I think everything went the way it was suppose to. I installed Titanium Pro ...
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Phone does not bootup after flashing

I have a Samsung s3 neo (GT19300I) device and I flashed a rom(downloaded from the link for the indian version here) to it. After flashing, Oding gave the PASS result, but my device did not bootup. I ...
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Samsung Galaxy GT-I9070 charging indicator persistent

This phone of a friend of mine has a weird problem. Whenever the phone is disconnected from the charger, the battery indicator continues to show "charging". This goes away only after a phone restart. ...
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How to reset the custom flash counter to 0

I have an samsung Galaxy s6 edge and i want to install knox on my phone. My problem is that the flash counter is 1, because i have root my phone before. My question is: Is there any way i can ...
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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 root-...