Samsung is a multinational conglomerate corporation based in South Korea. Their electronics brand, Samsung Electronics, has produced numerous popular Android devices including the Galaxy S line, the Galaxy Tab, and Google's flagship Galaxy Nexus.

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Create bookmarks in Chrome mobile browser. (Galaxy s4)

All over the internet it says there is a five pointed star to the right of the URL in omni bar. This is not the case with the version of Chrome packaged with the Samsung Galaxy S4. How can I create a ...
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face recognition as password

Looking for an application that use face recognition of the cellphone's owner wnen you are powering on your cellphone + activating the phone after being stand by with black screen. Where can I find ...
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Will switching to GSM only network switch off data access?

I'm using Samsung Note 3 N900 model and i want to make sure i don't connect to internet but continue to make calls & SMS/MMS. Believe this is opposite the query of others.
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Dual active doesn't work in Samsung Galaxy s duos phone

In the Samsung S duos device it has an option for the Dual SIM active. When I check it and try the feature by calling on SIM 2 it doesn't work I instead got a number busy .Is this feature country ...
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How can i turn off charging when my phone connected to my computer? [duplicate]

I have Android device Samsung S4. Is that possible to turn off Battery Charging when my phone connected to my Computer via USB Cable. Any ways to turn off or disable it from settings?
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The phone won't receive some text messages (Specially the verification codes from Google, Dropbox, Evernote, etc)

Recently, my phone stopped receiving verification text messages from Google, Dropbox and Evernote. I contacted the carrier and they say on their end things are working (My other phone (same carrier) ...
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Transfer sms data from a Samsung Gal. 3 with black screen of death

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with the black screen of death. I was able to download files from phone and sd card onto my computer. However, I would like to access my old sms text messages. I have "sms ...
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How do I flash a Samsung device using the distribution on samsung-updates.com?

I'm hoping to flash the stock rom back onto my device so I can update the PRL. I downloaded the file on samsung-updates.com. The file that I download was found "Firmware archive" for Sprint's SPH-L720 ...
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Questions about Link2SD and SD card partitioning

I have a Samsung S3 mini, no support for SD cards so i had to root it, and install Link2SD, spent the last 3 days hacking my phone making it better. But i have questions, in all the tutorials ...
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Samsung Knox For Non Pre-Installed Devices?

I heard about Samsung Knox recently. I have a simple question about it: how to download Samsung Knox and install it to my Samsung device which doesn't have Knox pre-installed? I believe the ...
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Rooting Development Device

Is it wise to root my Android phone used for development? Can the device become somewhat unstable which will affect the debugging process when building apps for my phone? I have a Galaxy Mega and ...
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Samsung Galaxy SIII not Recognized

I have a Samsung Galaxy SIII which I'm attempting to pull photos off of - but I am having trouble doing so. I've attempted to use Kies to pull the photos off - but it just says loading... loading... ...
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Flash Samsung Rugby Smart AT&T to factory conditions after installing cyanogenmod

I have tried installing Cyanogenmod 10 on my Samsung Rugby Smart AT&T, but now I want to revert back to my old factory ROM. But how?
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Import SMS messages from Samsung .nef file to Sony Xperia S

How can I import my SMS message from a Samsung phone to a Sony one? New PS Studio gave me a .nef file that I can't import to my Sony phone.
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Modify framwork-res with same signature?

According to this post, you can modify the framework-res.apk to remove carrierIQ software from the phone. Unfortunately a lower post, and others, suggest that this doesn't work, causes infinite boot ...
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MY Samsung Galaxey tab 3 is keep restarting continueus without stop after I root it?

My problem start after I root my device (Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T211) using Kingo Root program but after I finish the rooting my phone keep restarting over and over by just showing the welcome ...
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does SAMSUNG ATIV smart pc windows 8.1 tilt calibrate [on hold]

does SAMSUNG ATIV smart pc windows 8.1 tilt calibrate , as for a compass, tilt gaming , driving games, flight simulators, Google earth flight simulator, for examples of this use. Okay my HUAWEI ...
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Reinstall Root & Rom for samsung galaxy grand 2 [on hold]

Could someone guide me to a good rom for Samsung galaxy grand 2. at present using some Gennxt which is not so good. most apps are not working on the same. also if someone could tell as to how I may ...
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“Unfortunately, Email has stopped” on Samsung phone when adding SPAM to filter

I have been tracking this issue for a while and noone seems to have a good solution. examples: http://forums.androidcentral.com/ask-question/409389-unfortunately-email-has-stopped.html ...
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one andriod phone to be an alert button only, and set to call my number only [closed]

My dad is 86 and blind, sometimes he does not want to go to the store with me. If some thing should happen while I am gone, I would like a simple one step app on his phone to dial my number ...
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Samsung to PC Cut and Paste Video Lost on PTP transfer

I cut and pasted the 'camera folder' to my laptop from my samsung tablet. I used PTP. All my photos have been copied over which is great but the videos didnt. I went back to the tablet and they are ...
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Samsung Apps not working

I am having problems with a Galaxy Tab3 accessing the Samsung app store. When i try to open Samsung apps i get a popup saying "Service unavailable (1009)" then the app has a page saying "Unable to ...
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android samsung note 2 unsync gmail and other accounts

My phone was stolen and I want to unsync my gmail and other associated accounts in it. Is there a way for me to do that even if my phone is not with me? Thanks in advance!
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accidentally deleted the samsung apps app that I need to use for my phone and gear2 watch. how can it be reinstalled?

accidentally deleted the samsung apps app that I need to use for my phone and gear2 watch. how can it be reinstalled if it's not in Google or anywhere else?
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Samsung Apps / Gear (for 2 neo) Manager on Custom Rom

I've just installed Paranoid Android 4.41 on my galaxy S3 I have a gear 2 neo which needs samsung apps to download Gear Manager, or all files related to Gear Manager Does anyone know where to find ...
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Odin vs Clockworkmod [duplicate]

I want to flash a new Stock Rom on my Galaxy Mega. I'm quite hesitant using Clorkworkmod. Will I lose my Root if I use Odin to upgrade? Also, what happens to Clockworkmod if I use Odin?
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Free Wifi from businesses: I'm connected, but I can't surf the Net - can't open their intro page

Some businesses like coffee shops have free wifi and I don't have to type in a password. And my Android device can connect rather quickly. But some businesses have a signup/intro page that must open ...
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Is It Safe To Root A Samsung Galaxy S5 (or other applicable Android devices) using Geohot's Towel Root Method?

A little while ago Geohot released a very simple way to root a Samsung Galaxy S5 (which can be applied to other Android devices as well). Is it safe or too good to be true ?
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Samsung Duos Mac address keeps changing

I have a Samsung Duos GT-I9082 (Android 4.2.2). Every time the screen turns off or is locked, the WiFi gets turned off. Then on the MAC address changes so I cannot connect to the WiFi due to MAC ...
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How can I root a Samsung Galaxy Note Pro (4.4 Kitkat) using Mac OS X (10.9 Mavericks)?

I've looked around for instructions on rooting a Samsung Galaxy Note Pro, but I've only found instructions for Windows computers. It seems that the Samsung ODIN ROM flashing tool is only available for ...
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android phone turns off when wifi on

i have a Samsung galaxy ace 3 that tuns off when it sleeps or locks but that only happens when it has internet access, not necessary WiFi on. So if i want to use the phone i have to disable the WiFi ...
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How can I install Android on a Samsung Gear 2? [duplicate]

The Samsung Galaxy Gear came with Android OS installed, but the Gear 2 (slight spec bumps) is bundled with Tizen OS. Does anybody know how to get Android OS (preferably a clean Google version) ...
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Make Samsung SideSync work on PC's other than specific Samsung laptops?

This is a question for true Android Enthusiasts. I used an SSD for my Samsung ATIV book 2, and used the Samsung SideSync for ease of programming through the mouse and keyboard share option (with Note ...
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Flashing stock rom through cwm

Can I flash a stock rom through cwm? I have a rooted Galaxy Mega, with cwm installed and want to upgrade to the new kit kat samsung firmware. Thanks.
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Problem with notification bar in rooted droid

I just now rooted my Galaxy Pocket S-5300. Now when I rebooted,my notification bar is vanished! I could not Find it anywhere. Besides when I try to open "About Phone" In settings it force closes. ...
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The podcast apps on my Samsung Galaxy S3 stop playing halfway

I have some podcast apps I listen to while I'm driving. They play for sometime then shut off. I turn the phone back on then the apps are at the beginning and not where I left off. Is there any way to ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini as WiFi Router

I am using Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini (unrooted) accompanied with a data plan. So far I can connect all my terminals to the Internet with the use of tethering. So far so good, until I wanted to network ...
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how could my viber messagelog dissapear?

i was chatting on viber and then left for a couple of hours and when i were going to write a message again i saw that all of my previous messages had been deleted except for two of the latest ones. I ...
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Don't ask before terminating mobile data connection

My Samsung mobile phone (Android 4.x, released this year) keeps asking me every time if I really want to terminate my mobile data connection. No checkbox to remember the setting. That's annoying: More ...
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Low Signal Strength on Samsung devices based on location running JellyBean

I have an android running Cyanogenmod 10.2 (JellyBean). I find that both mine and the following phones with stock firmware experience low signal strength when me and my colleagues reach work on the ...
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Korean predictive text in Samsung Young S5360

I notice that the only predictive text there is in my Samsung Y is English. But my friend had a Korean predictive text also. When I compared my phone and hers, her setting is different from mine. Can ...
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Having serious technical problems / crashing on my Samsung i9300

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300) that I've been using for slightly over a year. I am a rather heavy-duty user of the phone, and have used in intensively for that time. I do take care of the phone ...
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Samsung Galaxy Light-Email messages sending as MMS, not exceeding 160 limit [duplicate]

I can't get my phone to stop converting email texts to MMS from SMS, and I haven't typed anything. The T-mobile website states that it shouldn't convert to an MMS unless it's exceeded the 160 ...
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Android camera error

I used to have TouchWiz 4.1.2 on my Samsung Galaxy Express, and now I have CyanogenMod 10.1. The stock CM camera has this weird behaviour of - for lack of a better explanation - not letting go of ...
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Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos message problems

I own a Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos and it works perfectly fine, but I have one problem with it. Every time I'm on the phone and try to send messages, it won't let me use sim card 1. I am only able to ...
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Deleted my files from NQ Vault how to restore ?

please help me I deleted my PHOTOS and VIDEOS from NQ Vault, how can I get deleted fails .Please help me. Thanks GM
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How to root Samsung Galaxy Ace II X

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace II X smartphone, and for various reasons, would like to root it. It is running android version 4.0.4. How exactly do I root it? Should I download the necessary files, or ...
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re-program back-key S Advance

I've replaced the screen of my S Advance, but now the back-key doesn't work anymore so that's really frustrating.. I'm wondering if it's possible to program the menu-key as back-key. It is not a ...
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Trouble installing custom rom on Samsung GT-P3110

Every time I try to install any custom ROM on my device I get the following error among others. E:Error in /sdcard/aokp_p3110_kitkat_unofficial_2013-12-24.zip (Status 7) Installation aborted. result ...
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Keyboard undocked

I have samsung tab 3, somehow the keyboard got undocked and I cannot see send buttons in apps. Although I can drag keyboard anywhere on screen but I am unable to dock it as it's location to default.