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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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Why is Android phone shutting down by itself?

Phone is Samsung Infuse 4G with Cyanogenmod 11 (Android 4.4). On a few recent occasions when I check it in the morning, I find that it's powered off. I start it up again, and it shows plenty of ...
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After Rooting my phone, I get a black screen, followed by “[app] has stopped working” for every application, any idea what could be going on?

I just rooted my Samsung Galaxy G4 I9500 today. It was working fine, I even restarted it a few times just to test everything was going nice and dandy. I also installed two apps to see if SuperUser was ...
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Disable android Sensor only for Call

I'm using device GT i 9082, Android 6 AOSP ROM. My phone has a problem. While answering/dialing call, putting phone near to ear the screen goes off - this works fine but when taking phone off the ear ...
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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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Samsung Firmware Modifying!

As i'm working as a mobile software technician, alot of times i need to unpack some odin firmwares to add or remove some files, maybe adding some languages which isn't available in the firmware, then ...
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Missing “Easy Mode” from Samsung Galaxy Core Prime

I bought this phone for my grandparents. The salesman at the store told me that this phone would be great for old people who are new to smart phones. Any idea where to find this "Easy Mode" or "Simple ...
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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 disable flashlight in lock screen in Lollipop on Xcover 3?

Since upgrading my Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 phone to Android 5.1 Lollipop, I've noticed that the flashlight keeps getting turned on in my pocket. Apparently, pressing the "Xcover button" on the side of ...
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Can preloaded apps be restored when Factory reset-ed

I have deleted some preloaded apps. If I restore mobile (Factory reset) Will the preloaded apps be restored? Will my device remain rooted or will I lose root? Device: Samsung Galaxy Note 1 (GT ...
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Equivalent for Windows + R for Android

It's often difficult to locate the app I am looking for on my Android phone. Is there a way/app which behaves like Windows + R on a PC, with autocomplete, so that I can quickly launch the app I want ...
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Samsung tablet won't connect to WiFi or blue tooth

Model SM-T230NU Android 4.4.2 Refuses to connect to WiFi or blue tooth. The both switches stay off, all greyed out in colour.... Please help ... Thanks in advance Eli
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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 keeps rebooting

I got a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 now for more than 2 years. Since a week my phone reboots without an error. And when it reboots then it will keep rebooting, my phone can´t startup anymore. I need to ...
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Lockdown pro suddenly stopped working. Is there anyway to un/reinstall?

I had Lockdown pro app installed and everything was working fine until the latest update from Samsung which brought some new features such as battery app optimizing. Now the Lockdown pro no longer ...
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Unbrick Samsung Galaxy Core Prime SM-G360V

I need to know how to un-softbrick the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime. I don't know how it got bricked, I was just asked to fix it. It looks like a bootloop issue. The Product name is SM-G360V. I have ...
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Can I screen cast / screen mirror and use the phone at the same time?

I have a Samsung Galaxy 6 and Google Play Movies app running. I can screen mirror to the TV but as soon as I try to use my phone for other things like check my email the video stops playing. Is ...
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How to be sure that you are not tracked with anti-theft software or similar when using tab previously owned by someone?

I have seen the amount of pictures and personal data an anti-theft software can dig on person using a stolen phone. How can one make sure that he is not tracked through similar software when using a ...
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Android device manager - remote erase phone's data [duplicate]

I'm accidentally press the remote erase, and my phone memory and SD card memory data has gone. is there any way to restore my erased data?
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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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Samsung Galaxy A5 (A500FU) - Installing Custom ROMs impossible

I took the CyanogenMod for my device (Galaxy A5 aka A500FU) from this thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/samsung-a-series/development/dev-help-to-create-cm12-rom-galaxy-a5-t3153129I took the zip ...
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turn data off, on android Samsung note 4 [duplicate]

what should I do,not to use up my data limit on my Samsung note 4, what steps I need to know to do that?
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How can I get out of safe mode on my Galaxy S6 Edge?

I droped my new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and I thought it was alright until my phone rebooted and stuck in Safe mode. Now I realized that my VolumeDown button is stuck and getting pressed.
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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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Duplicate homescreen shortcuts for apps and contacts

How do I stop my Samsung Note 5 from putting two icons for each app installed on my home page? My contacts are also being duplicated, but not just once, some up to 15 times. Average is 8 times per ...
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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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My Galaxy Tab S is stuck in boot with no OS

My tablet was not working correctly so i decided to do a factory reset when it booted up it was freezing so I powered it off and entered recovery mode but then I accidentally deleted the OS. This was ...
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How to do a factory reset on Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4?

I decided to try encryption on my Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 wifi version just for fun. But during encryption process (somewhere at the end) it turned off the screen and hung. Anyway my tablet was ...
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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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How can I unlock my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 without factory reset

I suddenly cannot access my phone with my normal password. it just keeps saying its incorrect. How can I unlock my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 without factory reset. Very urgent help needed please.
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samsung geofence error 1000

I keep getting a geofence error 1000...How can I fix this error? I looked it up and tried some of the ways it says to fix it but it hasn't fixed. Is there a way to fix it and without resetting my ...
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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 to push gapps via adb to a rooted device

I have a Samsung t355c. A China model of the normal tablet that doesn't have gapps and as far as I get it a locked bootloader. There is no custom recovery for it. Runs 5.0.1 I managed to root it ...
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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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Why are heads up notifications not showing after an update in Samsung Galaxy E7?

I've recently updated my Samsung device to Android 5.1.1 lollipop and as I have been playing around with it I noticed that I wasn't getting any heads up notifications. Is there a certain option to ...
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Meaning of 3/4 broken circle icon?

I got a strange icon I've never seen before on my Samsung A3. It's in the top left corner, shaped like an 'o' letter, but with the top right quarter of the circle broken. Its not a sync icon (that has ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 says “Storage Space Running Out”…Help!

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, says: Storage Space Running Out; Some Functions May Not Work. I purchased a 32 GB SDHC card to see if it would help. I just opened up the SD card and inserted it. It did not ...
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Root Samsung Galaxy Core i8262 manually

I tried almost every readymade app like Framaroot, Root Genius, etc. to root my Samsung Galaxy Core i8262 , but I didn't succeed. I want to root it manually but did not have Linux laptop. I have a ...
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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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Samsung Note 4 was stolen. Can I get my contacts, pictures, and SMS back?

My Samsung Note 4 was stolen today at the movies. Is there any way I can get all my pictures, contacts and SMS back? It's synched to my Gmail account almost daily when connected to wifi. Honestly, ...
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Is it possible to clone a Phone then flash image on other phones?

Background I deal with a lot of Galaxy S5s and spend a considerable amount of time duplicating the settings and installing the same applications on each. Because of the repetitive nature, I'm sure ...
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Why doesn't Note 2(N7100) recognize external hard drive but Honor 6 does?

I have two cell phones Note2 and Honor 6. Both are rooted, and run 4.4.2 Both have a battery of same capacity 3100mAh. I can connect any of two external hard drives WD passport and WD Elements of 1 TB ...
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Recover From Bad Flash, Recovery Gone, ODIN no go Galaxy S6 Verizon

I have a GS6 on 5.0.2. I wanted to get rid of my root and go back to stock firmware while upgrading to 5.1.1. So I flashed official 5.1.1 using odin but it failed. Recovery mode no longer works. Odin ...
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How do I change the storage directory for Playstore apps in a device running lollipop?

Just wanted to change my storage directory from internal storage to SD card, unfortunately , I am unable to do this.Could anyone provide a solution ? The device I am using is Samsung Tab S running ...