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Google Calendar can't add event to default Personal calendar

On my Samsung S3 there is a default Samsung calendar (which can't be removed and apparently is source of all problems). As I'm more convenient with the Google Calendar app, I want to add events using ...
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Uninstall official lollipop Samsung Galaxy s5

Yesterday, I installed android Lollipop on my Samsung Galaxy s5. It was an offical update, since I dont like to flash my device, because it is a work mobile. However, this offical lollipop release ...
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PTP but not MTP

I have a Samsung Galaxy Express with Android 4.1.2. When I connect my phone over USB, it connects as a media device. The only option I see is Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP): I cannot choose MTP ...
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How can I update android version of GT P3100 currently running on Android version 4.0.4? [duplicate]

I have android version 4.0.4, but i don't see any updates, is there any way to upgrade android version?
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Android picture naming convention

I am using Samsung Galaxy S5 from T-Mobile. I noticed that pictures are named as YYYMMDD_ABCDEF.jpg where the first part represents date and the last purt I suspect represents time in military ...
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“Locking” a Samsung Bootloader

In order to prevent cold-boot attacks against an encrypted Android filesystem, it has been recommended to keep your bootloader locked at all times with the original factory recovery installed. The ...
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Connection of a Tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab S to an Epson projector [duplicate]

I have a Tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab S and I tried to connect it to an Epson projector that has HDMI and VGA ports, I have the HDTV adapter to connect the tablet to the port, but I cannot see any image ...
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emoji issues or in other words you could say problems

on a samsung gallaxy exhibit, is there any way to show emojis.during text oR on social media.
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Cannot connect to Wifi in my samsung tab4

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab4 SM-T230. Initial usage of Wi-fi was going fine but recently I am not able to turn of Wi-fi at all in the device. Tried couple of trouble shooting options ,but no ...
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Options For Samsung Galaxy S5 ACTIVE “SMG870W”- Users with Custom Rom compatibility?

I was wondering,besides any opinions based on the judgment of my decision to buy a Samsung Galaxy ACTIVE version of the S "SM-G870W", can the Samsung S5 Active be Flashed with any ROms, specifically ...
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Unlock a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005

As the title says, im wanting my note 3 unlocked from the 3 (three) network in the UK. I understand the Samsung unlock servers are down which is why i haven't done it myself, but also understand ...
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A random picture save to my gallery

I have a Samsung s4 mini, I got it a about 1-2 weeks ago. I was looking at my photos and I see a random photo appeared in its own album. When I go to delete it there is not trash can above so I ...
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Installing TWRP on a Samsung device, no fastboot (using ADB or other ways)

My device (Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300) is not detected by fastboot in Download Mode, but it is detected properly by adb. I want to install TWRP as my device recovery. Is there any way to install it using ...
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Dialling a conference number from the location field in the calendar application?

Background: Our company has recently replaced all of the BB devices with new Samsung Galaxy S4 phones. They are brilliant in terms of the functions available to them compared to that of the BB. ...
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samsung galaxy core 2 frequent restarting then mount sd card

hi i notice my samsung galaxy core 2 frequently restart while i'm using it playing clash of clan then after restarting it mount my sd card or sometimes lose all of my data. hope someone could help me ...
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Screen light is on as long as the charger is connected

My Samsung Android GT-S5660 running 2.3.4 has its screen light on permanently as long as the charger is connected, and I don't know how to make it go off. I admit fooling around with buttons, ...
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Where is the lock-screen image stored?

I restored my phone and lost all my apps and save in the phone (Samsung S5). Once completed the restoring, I had back my lock screen image, and since it's important to me,I'd like to save it on my Pc, ...
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Cannot make home screen background a gallery picture

As the title says, I can only make the home screen background a default or animated (live screen?) wallpaper. I'm not using any third party launchers and I've already tried doing a soft reset and ...
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Where is the Samsung Galaxy setting for answering lock/unlock?

My friend told me that every time someone calls, he must unlock the phone. He wondered if we could change that setting. I looked in my own Samsung Galaxy and I could not find the setting. Do you know ...
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Extract drivers from ROM directly?

My girlfriend recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S5 which, after paying over 500 bucks for it, turned out to be a counterfeit s5. Obviously the scammer didn't get back to us and as much as this is a ...
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Read information from old Kies3 call log backup files

I have discovered that my Samsung Galaxy S3 phone has a limit in the number of items retained in the call log, after which the oldest calls are deleted. Having previously suspected that this could be ...
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Unable to format my mobile in recovery mode

I have a Samsung Galaxy y-duos s6102 mobile. In the morning unexpectedly my mobile got switched off and I tried many times to switch it on but it's switching ON and stops at the Samsung logo and no ...
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Can a Samsung Galaxy Tab Screen be fixed?

I dropped it on my bathroom floor and the front screen did not crack, the back one did.It is the newest model, 16GB wifi, and the glass did not crack but the screen behind it. The sound still works ...
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my samsung galaxy ace is not opening after update

i try to install a new android version to my phone but my pc shut down and update interrupted ,now i can't open my phone? Can you help me what to do to install again android os from the begin ?
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Apps installing improperly on second user account on Samsung Tab Pro 8.4 tablet

I have a Samsung Tab Pro 8.4 running Android 4.4.2. I have setup two user accounts for myself and my wife. We've been primarily using the main "owner" account with great success installing apps from ...
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Did something change with Samsung excepting genaric power cords?

Did something change in our Samsung devices that makes it so that you cannot use generic charging cords to charge the device? We have 3 different Samsung tablets in the home. Two have the older, wide, ...
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poor RF performance, and sluggish baseband. possible firmware issue?

I am having serious connectivity issues on the Verizon network with my phone and I think it has something to do with the phone's modem, or some software issue therewithin. The problem seems to be more ...
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How to fix “Unfortunately, the process xxx has stopped”?

I was having some trouble with my rooted Samsung GS3, so I "tried" to perform a reset by flashing a stock ROM in ODIN. Once I booted it back up, the first thing I saw was "Unfortunantly, the process ...
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Why isn't my call history log being stored?

I desperately need your help !! I had an S4 mini stolen but had a backup using kies which I loaded into the new S4 mini in October. Ever since it's only showing my call history of before October and ...
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My songs I put on my Micro SD Card does not appear on Samsung Galaxy S5!

Here's what happened. Recently i bought myself a 128 gb Micro SD card. I added all of my music, which takes up 30 gb of the SD Card. When I open up music player i don't see all of the songs i put, ...
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Need help unbricking LG G2 LS980

I have just rooted my lg g2 LS980 and i also put a custom rom on it. All was well at first for about ten minutes until i realized that my phone was disconnected and i couldnt text or call so i tried ...
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Fix Soft Bricked Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-I545

I am new to all of this, and I am having trouble with my Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-I545. I am on a mac, but also can run windows 7 in vmware fusion. A couple days ago, I successfully rooted my ...
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Lock screen problems

I have used mobile@work app to be able to set my company email on my device. At that time the settings of the mobile is set to have only the option of "password" in the lock screen .. I guess that was ...
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Change color theme on Samsung Alpha

Somewhat I'll-advised, it seems, I've bought a Samsung Galaxy Alpha. (Note to people in some parts of the world: since I'm in Europe, I've bought it separately, without SIM. It's in no way coupled to ...
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does samsung galaxy ace support otg? [duplicate]

I currently own a Sony z1 and had not hqve any troubles with an otg storage device. But I coulndt make the same storage device this to work with my galaxy ace. ROOTED Version 2.3.6 I have so far ...
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How to retrieve file from broken samsung

I have a broken Samsung Express GT-I8730 which keeps rebooting every 5 sec. There is no sd card in the phone but I need the pictures that are on the phone. In recovery mode, the phone is not seen by ...
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How does Samsung implement SD card encryption?

My android device just stopped working. I still have my SD card, but all data in it is encrypted. Encryption has been performed at file level, so I have the directory structure and filenames in plain ...
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How can I root my Samsung Dart (SGH-T499)?

I've seen several sites using SuperOneClick, but can't seem to find a legitimate download link to it. (The original site, shortfuse.org was down). I then saw TowelRoot, but it tripped Norton, saying ...
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Samsung Galaxy S III red light flashing rapidly upon plug in

The short version: I can't turn my Samsung Galaxy S III on, and when I plug it in, I get a rapid flashing red light, but no other response. The long version: My Samsung Galaxy S III does not turn on. ...
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How do I access settings in WhatsApp on Samsung Galaxy Note 3?

I don't see the ellipses icon ("...") in the top-right corner of the screen on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Without it, how can I get to the Settings screen in WhatsApp?
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Access data on Samsung tablet with broken battery

I have a Galaxy Tab 2 7" (GSM Version). The battery is broken, as in it does not do anything at all on powering on. I do not want to buy a new battery for it, as it is oddly expensive compared to ...
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Picture Gallery filing availability

I am wondering if you can have seperate folders inside an album. For example; I have an album called kids, could I go into that album and create seperate folders for each child? This would help me ...
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Broken Samsung Galaxy S4 screen.. (not working) need little help [closed]

I have Samsung galaxy s4. I have broken screen which is not working and it's completely dark. Am I right that I need to change digitalizer and LCD screen ? I am looking to buy from ebay co uk, which ...
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Linux Deploy: Making new disk image (size) … fail

I am trying to use Linux Deploy on my rooted Galaxy S3 with Android 4.3 / Slimkat 4.4.4. But when I press install: Updating configuration file ... done >>> begin install Checking mount ...
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Mount USB flashdrive on Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo

I have a USB flash drive that has two connections, one USB and one micro USB. I have attached it to may phone but it won't mount. I have tried rooting and using other file browsers but nothing seems ...
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Samsung S3 pattern lock on used phone

How do I get past the screen being locked up with pattern lock for Samsung S3? I just got the phone and has someone else's settings. I just want to get to the basic swipe unlock. If a phone is reset, ...
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where do you find menu in contacts in android 2.2.1 (samsung galaxy pop)

Where do you find menu in contacts in Android 2.2.1 (Samsung Galaxy Pop)?
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Screen casting/mirroring between Nexus devices and Samsung TV

I have a Nexus 4 and a Nexus 10, both running latest version of Lollipop. I just bought a H6400 series Samsung TV, which supports "Screen Mirroring" aka "AllCast" in Samsung terminology. If I try to ...
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How to restore contacts that were synced to Samsung?

I've been syncing my contacts to my Samsung account. Now I'm trying to find out how I can restore one I accidentally deleted, but I can't find any information anywhere. How can I browse and restore ...
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Repartition Internal Storage of SGH-I717

I've come across some variations of this question, but I'm unable to find a definitive solution. I have a Samsung Galaxy Note SGH-I717, currently running Android 4.1.2. The phone is advertised as ...