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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Galaxy S3 won't turn on

I have a Galaxy S3 and if my screen won't turn on but it vibrates when I press the power button does that mean I have a dead screen? Or is there someway that I can fix it? I've tried it over and over ...
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Set native Jelly Bean dialer and contacts for Samsung Galaxy S3

The stock Samsung dialer and contacts (developed by Samsung) is waaay too laggy for me to use it. Actually it takes seconds to navigate through the tabs of logs, favorites or the contact list. (Got ...
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Blocking hard and master reset or internet access permanently on Samsung Galaxy phone

I have a porn problem and I want to either disable the ability to do hard or master resets on the Samsung Galaxy phone (the only way to get by certain site blockers of which I have setup an ...
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What is the default Kernel Governor in Stock Samsung Galaxy Mega Android ROM?

I have rooted my phone recently and just installed ROM Toolbox which has several Governors available. It is using OnDemand by default, but I switched to Interactive. I just need to be as close to ...
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Disable Android Apps - Application Manager

Some apps in Application Manager are completely greyd out and cannot be disabled. Is there any way to override this?
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My GS4 won't boot to CWM?

So, I've tried flashing CMW a few times with different files, etc. ODIN says that the flashing was a success, and according to ROM Manager, it's installed. However, when I hold volume up and power and ...
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To connect a Samsung 10.1 Tab, Model GT-P 7500 to the Ethernet

I have purchased a BobjGear USB to RJ45 Compact Fast Ethernet Adapter made for Android Tablets, as well as a I-Tech USB 2.0 Fast Ethernet Adapter. I also purchased an Adapter Cable OTG for the ...
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Is there a way to change apps shown in s-view window on Samsung Galaxy Note 3?

I have the note 3 and the s-view case. Its great but only lets you have a few widgets accessible from the lock scree. Is there any way to change or customize these widgets?
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Home button doesn't resume from standby

I recently had a problem with the microUSB charging port on my Samsung Galaxy Note 1 and got it replaced. Since then, I notice an odd change in behaviour: when the phone is sleeping (ie, black ...
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How to get your data(Photo's/Video's) from your broken phone? [duplicate]

Last week my Samsung Galaxy Fame broke, everything still works only the screen doesn't work anymore. It won't react if you touch it but it still works when you unlock it, so basically you can't do ...
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Unable to connect to wifi after automatic upgrade

I have a Samsung Tab2 GT-P5110 that did an automatic upgrade to android version4.2.2 and ever since I cannot connect to wifi. As I only use it for online things its rendered useless. I cant remove or ...
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How to signout google talk from a lost android phone?

I lost my andoid phone. When I open my gmail in browser and put it in an invisible mode, it still displays "Oops! You are not invisible because you're logged into Google Talk from another ...
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Samsung drivers problem on Win7 x64

I tried finding an answer to the problem here, but couldn't. My problem is: If I connect my Galaxy Note 10.1 (N8000) or Galaxy S2 (I9100) or even Galaxy S4 (I9505), it is shown in Device manager on ...
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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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Deactivate pop-up adverts on selected applications like chess

whenever I make use of chess application and other games, some annoying pop-up messages keep on invading my screen. how do I deactivate that.
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My Samsung galaxy ace duos s6802 not getting detected in downloading mode.Drivers are fine Kies installed

I have tried My Samsung Galaxy 3 (GT-i5801) is not being detected by my PC -- What should I do? But when I dial *#7284# there is no option to change mode from PDA to Modem or Modem to PDA. Is there ...
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SGS3 was hot while using it

My Samsung Galaxy S3 gets overheating easily but I don't know whether this problem is causing by the processor, battery, software or other part of the device. Then I troubleshooted the GS3 myself, and ...
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Samsung Galaxy SII battery not recognised / charging

Last night I changed the USB / Charging port on my Samsung Galaxy S2. Now when I plug in the charger it recognises the charger but the battery level stays on 0%. I have tried to charge the battery on ...
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Why to create and use a Samsung account (on a brand-new S4 mini)?

Are there any real benefits of (creating and) using a Samsung account? Or is Samsung just offering inferior services (e.g. "synch") in an effort to deepen its marketing clout?
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Samsung stock email application won't show “sent” email on phone (using gmail account)

I use a Samsung Galaxy S III and I use the stock Samsung email application and widget (which also comes stock on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2). I have four gmail accounts linked to my phone and I have ...
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Remove bloatware from a Samsung Galaxy S4 [duplicate]

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy S4 and I'd like to get rid of a lot of applications I found installed but I'm not going to use. What options do I have? Surfing the web it seems that I cannot do it ...
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Samsung mystyle m340s keeps restarting

Device: Samsung mystyle m340s My phone is made in Korea. The Korean software keeps restarting from boot screen. I tried factory reset from Android system recovery, but it didn't help. The local ...
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Will adb restore increment the custom binary flash counter?

With adb backup an archive of all apps and their data can be retrieved from the phone. I could not find any clear information which exact files and partitions are accessed during the process. If it ...
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Unable to get Vodaphone GPRS settings for Samsung Galaxy Young GT-S6312

I am using Samsung Galaxy Young GT-S6312. I am unable to download anything through Vodaphone internet (error message displays). Whenever I am trying to get Vodaphone internet settings, I get the reply ...
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Pin deleted but pin lock screen still comes up

I was fooling around with VPN on my non-rooted Galaxy Note II and created a PIN as required. When I was done I disabled VPN and disabled the PIN by entering my PIN again. Later on my screen locked and ...
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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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How do I add other apps to Samsung's multi-window/sliding app in Android 4.1.2?

I just got the Android 4.1.2 update. I know how to disable the multi-window/sliding app section. I know how to add and remove the preassigned apps there, but how can I add other apps (e.g. camera, ...
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GPS is always indicated as on

I just recently bought a Samsung Galaxy Star S5280 which runs on Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) and it keeps indicating that my GPS is on. I already deactivated my mobile network on both SIM cards. I ...
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Windows 7 Laptop unable to recognize Samsung GT-S7562 and Micrommax A116 Android Device

I have two Android phones: a Micromax A116 and a Samsung GT-S7562. I am able to connect both of the devices on an XP Machine at the office. But at home I have a laptop running Windows 7. When I try ...
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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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What will I lose when I do a factory reset? [duplicate]

I have Locked myself out of my phone because I entered too many pattern attempts. I can't sign into my Google account because my wi-fi isn't turned on. So I need to factory reset it. I'm just ...
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What precisely is CloudAgent process? Its files eats space like crazy

I have bunch of usual stuff going on in my phone (Samsung Grand, Android 4.1.2) like app auto-updates, Twitter, Dropbox, etc. Most of the time it's clear what the network-related settings for them are ...
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TecTiles and applications

Samsung promotes NFC via its TecTiles, which is a very interesting concept but i cant find lots of information about it, especially the need for an app. Do you know if a user that just want to ...
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How do I upgrade the OS on my Galaxy S2 I9100MUGKG2

I cannot for the life of me figure out how to do this. I don't know what's wrong with me. Maybe I"m losing it. I'm a Software Engineer with an honors degree in Computer Science and I CAN'T FIGURE ...
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use wifi for data but not phone?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 and figured out how to connect to WiFi, but I want only the data to go through WiFi, not the telephone calls. (I have had trouble w/ phone over wifi; the data is fine though ...
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Update Samsung s5300 to android Honeycomb 3.2

Is it possible to update Samsung s5300 to Honeycomb? I've only found that it can't be updated to Android 4.0.
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Unrooting Stratospehre

I have a Stratosphere that I rooted a while back, but ever since, it has not been able to perform a system update. It would restart and everything, but then the update notification would still be ...
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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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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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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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Is there a “temporary root” for Samsung phones?

I have a Samsung stellar from Verizon. I want to temporarily root it (I think the iPhone/iPod one is a tethered root). After I restart my phone, I want it to act like it never was rooted. Ever. If I ...
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Samsung Champ (GT-3303k) to be converted to Andoid? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Champ. Model number GT or CT3303k. I want to convert this phone to an android system. Can this be possible for my phone specifically ?
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Can I install Android on my Samsung Omnia W8350 - windows 7 phone? [duplicate]

I have a samsung omnia w 8350 with windows 7.5, I want to install Android OS on the phone, can anyone help?
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Galaxy Note 2: Disable MTP/PTP

When I connect my HTC Sensation (firmware: CM 10) to some PC I need to enter a passcode (to unlock the phone) and explicitly allow mounting as usb drive. But when I connect SGN2 it enables MTP or PTP ...
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How to convert .img to .tar to flash using Samsung odin tool?

I have downloaded touch recovery from clockworkmod website. How do I flash downloaded .img file using Odin / Mobile Odin tool?
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Samsung Galaxy S III (S3) Won't Connect via USB with Android File Transfer with MacBook Pro - Mountain Lion

I saw some similar questions along these lines with newer Samsung devices, but I will post a question here anyway in case an answer for me ends up being an answer different than that for someone else. ...
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How to write SMS by dragging fingers

I was shown that with the messaging app (texting), I can drag my finger along the letters so it writes! How do I do that? I've been looking at my phone forever & I really wanna know.
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Why can't my samsung galaxy R connect to my laptop Wi-Fi, but is able to connect to others?

Why can't my samsung galaxy R connect to my laptop Wi-Fi, but is able to connect to others? I'm using connectify program in my laptop and windows xp. Thank you.
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my google play uninstall by itself.. how can i install it again ?

I have just reset my Samsung Galaxy Ace and now Google Play doesn't shown up. I've already restarted my phone but nothing happens, and I've downloaded a different Play Store but it doesn't seem to ...