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Samsung Galaxy GT-s7562 rooting using (Arch)linux

I have a Samsung Galaxy Trend II Duos (GT-S7562) bought from China.(I live in Ireland) Hence, I am not able to access any google services through apps (no access to Play Store, Google based apps). I ...
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How do I change DNS settings for 3G?

So I can use Twitter. It is okay when I use WiFi. But in 3G I cannot change DNS.
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If you restore whatsapp chats, will also the chats with the blocked contacts will be restored and visible?

If i want to restore my conversations on whatsapp and i'm reinstalling it from the latest backup, will the conversations with the blocked contacts appear? will the blocked contacts continue to be ...
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Odin detecting Galaxy S plus only in Ramdump Mode

I have a Galaxy S plus (GT I9001), I installed Tiger Jelly Bean recently, which was working fine. But phone was lagging a lot so I decided to install the stock rom again. I installed Kies(latest ...
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Where is the iTunes equivalent for Android?

I have searched this forum with no success for a few days, I apologize if this question has already been answered. I am a new Android user, switching from an iPhone to a Galaxy Note 3 with Ice Cream. ...
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Cannot move apps to extsdcard

I'm trying to move my apps to an sd card (extsdcard) on my Samsung Stratosphere II however, in using ApMgrIII, I get the following message: The device does not have a real primary external ...
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Samsung Galaxy S Captivate stuck at the boot screen

I have a Galaxy S Captivate and it has been problematic ever since. I flashed various stock roms (with and without bootloaders) in download mode and the phone always gets stuck at the boot screen ...
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Entering Samsung Codes on the Galaxy S4 - Verizon

This is likely an embarrassing question, but I may not be the only one struggling. I am trying to figure out a problem with my phone by using these secret dialer codes. I am entering these codes into ...
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How to hide / show the pull out drawer that is pre-loaded on some Samsung devices [duplicate]

Some newer Samsung devices have a pull out tab that stores some of the commonly used applications. I have accidentally enabled and disabled it a number of times, but I don't know how. I don't see ...
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'applypatch' process using too much CPU

I have here a brand-new Samsung Galaxy Duos 2 and there's something that bothers me about the "applypatch" process. It uses too much CPU (up to 50%) and runs continuous like a service. Now, what does ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note stopped vibrating

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 1 and it has quit vibrating. All the options for it are turned on but it has quit working. What do I do?
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Stock Calendar Entries Gone!

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android version 4.3. I have always used the stock Calendar app that appears on the home screen of my phone. Recently I installed the Google Calendar app to see which ...
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Can I use an android device as a remote control for the samsung PN51E550 smarthub tv?

I have a samsung PN51E550 plasma tv. Can I use an android device as a keyboard for it? I have an HTC one and a nexus 7. I tried to pair these via bluetooth, but they won't connect. Specifically, I ...
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How do I move or copy files from /storage/emulated/0?

/storage/emulated/0 is read only and when I try to copy (also when I try to move) files from it to my real SD card, I get a 'read-only' error. I have a Samsung Galaxy Mega with Jelly Bean 4.2.2 and I ...
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Why can't I delete pictures I've sent in Google Hangouts in my gallery?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note III(3) and when I open my gallery there is a folder for each hangout conversation that contains images I have sent. Is there a way to delete the pictures or folders from ...
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When will the reader option appear in Samsung's Internet-browser?

Samsung's browser called "Internet" offers for some sites a separate reader. But not for all sites. What is the criterion to offer the little green box? It looks quite random to me.
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whatsapp not deleting member from group

Im admin of a group and want to delete one member from the group. He was active member earlier in the group but now not having access to the group as the same is not appearing in his phone, whereas, ...
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Dictionary set i instead of I on Perfect keyboard app

I am using Perfect keyboard as my input method when typing, and I've done the mistake of adding 'i' to the English dictionary, so now whenever I am meant to type 'I', it will come out as 'i' instead, ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 - Eye detection on non-native apps?

Although I feel that the eye detection still requires a lot of tweaks and performance improvements by Samsung, I would be more tempted to use it and test it if it worked with non-native apps. For ...
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why don't pics fwd. to recipients on my samsung tablet. only message part does

Every time I try to forward an email, which has been forwarded to me, only the message part of it will reach my recipients. If pictures are in the email, they won't get thru to my recipients. My ...
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64 GB SD card with Samsung s3 mini

I bought a Sandisk Ultra microSDXC card with 64GB to use in my Samsung s3 mini. When I put it in the phone doesn't find it (presumably); going to settings -> storage and scrolling down to the bottom ...
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Pop Ups in Browser - Possible Viruses?

Since moving to Japan, the chrome web browser on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S3) has been acting strangely. Sometimes it will happen when I switch to a new article on a news mobile website, or even if I ...
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Getting KitKat on my Galaxy S4 [duplicate]

I was wondering if there was like an installation that you can install to a Galaxy S4 device to enable you to get KitKat? I know some people with Galaxy S4's have already got KitKat installed, but it ...
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Virtual machine of android with added samsung os layer?

Is there a way to run a virtual machine of android like in avd, or in genymotion, but with added os layer that samsung adds in their phones? Also emulating the usb ports that the phone have when you ...
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Why is my lock screen scrambled sometimes?

Occasionally my phone (specs below) will awake to the dots on the lock screen being all the way up in the corner. I can't unlock it because the other 6 dots are cut off and turning the phone or ...
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Samsung Galaxy SHV-160k won't get signal

I bought on ebay a refurbish Galaxy Note N-7000. Once I received it I put my chip and for my surprise ther was no signal. After checking It I noticed it has on the back of the phone N-7000 but when I ...
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IMEI null and Service mode blank

I just got a Samsung Galaxy Active SGH-I537. Trying to unlock it, I messed up the IMEI and am now getting the IMEI Null error message. I cannot get to the Service Mode, because it is blank. Is there a ...
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Help me. Can't update my galaxy [duplicate]

I own a Samsung SCH-i545 Galaxy S4 and can not update to Jellybean 4.3. The wi-fi it says: Software update is temporarly unavailable.vTry again later. Kies does not let me update either. I really want ...
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Change the week start on Clock alarms

Is there a way to change the start of the week to Monday (instead of Sunday) in the default clock program? Note that my local is set to English (UK) so it should be the default but is not. I am ...
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Continuously losing our email signatures in Samsung galaxy note 3, any suggestions?

I have set up an email signature for 30 phones at work but now they have all disappeared back to the generic signature rather then the one I set up... any ideas? James
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samsung tab 3 cannot retrieve keyboard

My daughter got a new samsung tab it was working with no problems , she dowmloaded a few apps then the keyboard went , so i went to check the settings and there was no option to retrieve it. i went ...
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Updating app that has newer version than the store it was bought in

I bought an app in the Samsung Play store, only to find out later that there is a newer version available in the Google play store. In case the developer doesn't update the Samsung offered version, ...
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Mobile network not available on unlocked Active

I purchased a "new" unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 Active SGH-I537 phone on E-Bay. Everything works fine except when I use the phone with my local carrier SIM card. When I insert the SIM card and turn on ...
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Internal SD card does not mount on boot

I am using Clockworkmod recovery to install Cyanogenmod ROM. I see the internal sdcard at /storage/sdcard0 in my recovery. But, when inside the ROM, under Settings --> Storage, no internal sdcard is ...
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SIM Card not detected after encrypting device

I have a Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo (Model GT-S5310B) running Android 4.1.2 The device is not rooted and the update notifier tells me I have the latest available version installed. Today I tried ...
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Samsung - Change password / log-in method with NFC

I had some NFC tags with my Xperia Sola. It could change settings if I touched the tags with the phone, and it was pretty useful. Can one use this "technology" with modern Samsung phones? Both ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 - Decrypting damaged SD Card (not factory reset)

I've searched a lot of threads, but this situation seems to be different than most. My Samsung Galaxy S3 has an encrypted SD card. The card used to mount and work just fine - then one day it ...
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Stable (and close to the original) Kit Kat ROM for Samsung Galaxy S2 (i9100)? [duplicate]

The title basically says it. I am looking to get Kit Kat on my Galaxy SII. An official version is not available which is why I am looking to find a stable ROM that comes with the same features as if I ...
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not able to access playstore after factory reset

I am not able to access the Google Play Store on my Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 after a factory reset. How can I get it working again?
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Restore home-screen auto-rotation after wallpaper change

On a pretty new Galaxy S2+, the home screen used to rotate when the device was rotated. After switching the wallpaper of home screen (and perhaps lock screen as well), using the Photo app shipped with ...
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Differences in battery information and phones printed labels

I just run across this today: The value for battery current capacity printed on the battery of some Samsung Android devices are different than the numbers printed on the label on the phone (underneath ...
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Samsung galaxy note 3 root void warranty

I have read several articles pertaining to rooting a Note 3 and voiding it's warranty. I know a custom rom, or custom rom app would change the binary counter. Would I be safe rooting and using ...
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Disable constant annoying system updates on Samsung S4

Is it possible to disable these annoying system updates that Samsung S4 tells me all the time? It seems like there is a new notification every hour. My wife is more busy rebooting then using it. I ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 - cannot get on 3G anymore

I have a Galaxy S3 mini on the EE network and until the 23rd December I have been able to use 3G on my mobile by turning the Mobile data on but now when I turn this on nothing happens. I have googled ...
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Can I record audio using the USB port on my phone?

I have a mini USB 3.0 on a Samsung Galaxy Note 3. I'm a DJ. Can I use the USB 3.0 to record music from a phono left and right output on a DJ mixer? Obviously I'd need an adapter, but is it possible? ...
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My device doesn't react to touches while connected via USB

My device is Samsung Galaxy ace 5830 and I want to upgrade it from Android 2.3.4 to 4. But the problem, when I connect it to PC with a USB connection, it doesn't react to touches so I can't unlock it ...
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How do I have the contacts name only once a text comes?

on my samsung android 4.3 I turned off in messages settings preview, now when I receive a text I get "new text messages". When turned on I get the contacts name & some of the text written from the ...
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Persistent download notification on Galaxy S3 running Android 4.3

My Galaxy S3 from Sprint keeps showing me that a file (a picture) has been downloaded. I deleted the downloaded file after a day or two, yet the notification still pops up and when I tap on it, it ...
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New Samsung S4 reloading deleted emails

I use verizon.net as my main email address. after reading emails on my Samsung S4 and deleting them several days later they reappear as new messages. How can I stop this from happening?
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How to fix Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Loose Home Button?

Samsung's Note 3 smartphone has cool features and utilities than other smartphone in market. And even it doesn't heat in long use. But Home button stuck randomly while using and sometimes Volume ...