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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dailer and Phone App

I have a Samsung Stratosphere (I have seen this on other phones too) and when I place a call in the phone app, the phone app tries to send the call to the dialer app but it freezes and goes to the ...
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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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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 ...
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How to root an android phone yourself?

I could find no working (but one not working and one based on very old Android version) root package (nor a custom ROM like Cyanogenmod support) for my Android smartphone (Samsung Galaxy Ch@at B-5330) ...
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Music Player over Bluetooth Issues

I've been wrestling with getting numerous music players to work as intended with no luck. I am currently using a Samsung Galaxy S4 (ATT 4.3) connecting to a Mazda3 2012. I first started out using the ...
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Can I Upgrade My Samsung Tablet From Ice Cream Sandwich To Jelly Bean & How ?

I bought a Samsung tablet with Ice cream sandwich installed, can I upgrade it to Jelly Bean & how ? Please advice. Thanks
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EAS missing option for calendar sync

I have a Samsung Galasy S7392 with android 4.1.2. When seeting up an Exchange Active Sync (EAS), account, I do not have the option to sync the calendar. I only have the option to sync emails and ...
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Is there a dialer code or other method such as Uart to enable usb debug mode on the Samsung GT-i5503?

I broke the screen on my Samsung GT-i5503 and now I am having trouble enabling USB debug mode. I tried to set USB debug by entering *#7284# but setting debug mode through this does not enable usb ...
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Files on external microSD Card get lost after a while on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

I have a new Sandisk 64GB microSD card which I plugged into my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (updated to Android 4.1.2) as an external storage. I initially formatted and encrypted it as well, and put some of ...
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Why is there no bass in the audio with the iBolt dock and my Samsung Galaxy S4?

I'm using my Samsung Galaxy S4 with the iBolt car dock. It comes with a USB cable that splits into USB (for charging) and a 3.5mm jack (for audio). When I use this setup in my car, the audio has no ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where to get Samsung galaxy Y android version [duplicate]

I was trying to install Cynogen Mod on my Samsung Galaxy Y. And that broke my phone. I dont have any backups. How could I change back to the old samsung android version? Is it downloadable from ...
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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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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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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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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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Not configured to display PDF error on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.0

I keep getting this error when trying to open a PDF file from a government source: it appears your web browser is not configured to display PDF files The PDF opens on my laptop, but not on my ...
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Flashing 5300 ROM on Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT-S5300B

A friend of mine asked me to root his Samsung Galaxy Pocket, but the model he has is 5300B. I found a root guide, and ROMs only for the regular 5300. Can I still install a ROM which was made for ...
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Tethering / Portable Wifi Hotspot Samsung Captivate

Repeated attempts to get WIFI tethering failed, even after a reboot. I can turn on the wifi hotspot. I used these steps. Settings > Wireless & networks > More... > Tethering & portable ...
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Is it possible to modify the firmware used when the device is turned off?

On (at least) some Samsung devices there is some piece of software that runs when the device is turned off. It is the one that displays the battery state when charging, along with the red/green ...
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IMEI = NULL in Samsung Galaxy Note 3

I have a Galaxy Note 3 FM-N9005 which had base band version N9005ZHUDMJ9 and build number JSS15J.N9005XXUDMK2 running on jelly bean 4.3. I searched for its latest firmware on Sam Mobile and there was ...
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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 ...