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How to disable TouchWiz Easy Home mode and enable TouchWiz Home?

I've accidentally enabled TouchWiz Easy Home on my Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo (Android KitKat 4.4.2). Now I'm not sure how to get rid of it and get back to TouchWiz Home. I've tried rebooting the phone ...
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How does one share Samsung camera “Virtual Shot” (3D spin-around) photos?

I recently traveled to Europe and took dozens of beautiful 3D spin-around shots using Samsung built-in camera's "Virtual Shot" mode photos. These look amazing on my phone, but I want to share them ...
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4G function possibly lost (SM-N7505)

After downloading DroidWall on my rooted SM-N7505 (running Android 4.3), I set it to blacklist mode and selected apps who's data and/or Wi-Fi I wanted to restrict. At some point I remember selecting ...
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Transfer data from Samsung smartphone without unlocking

I have Samsung A3. I accidentally broke display. Now I can't unlock the phone. I know I can change the display. But I want to know whether there is a way to transfer data to PC without unlocking ...
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Galaxy Star fails Custom recovery flashing

I've tried to flash my Galaxy Star Advance (SM-G350E) with ClockWorkMod recovery 6.0.2.9 using Odin and it has said "Success". But the stock recovery still exists and nothing has been flashed! How to ...
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Decrypt WIFI password from wpa_supplicant.conf on Samsung Galaxy S4

I would like a method to see a cleartext password decrypted from wpa_supplicant.conf on my Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 5.0.1 The problem is that the passwords, or psk's, are encrypted and even if ...
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Tried to root android tab 4 10.1 with Supersu and odin, now i think it's soft bricked

so my android tab 4 10.1 with 5.0.2 android lollipop only wifi is so wrong atm. What did i do? Try rooting with odin-supersu. Failed over 10 times it didn't work. I wanted to start it all over with a ...
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Reboot alternatives

So my situation is this. About a week or so ago my power button fell out and I dont want to get it repaired until I back up my stuff. For some reason my pc hasn't been able to link to back up but that ...
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Pause download using wifi

Am downloading WWE immortal on Google play store and am using WiFi connection, pls how do I pause the download, each time I close the connection it's starts from the beginning again, pls I need help
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Fall back to pattern lock if fingerprint not recognised

Can I make my phone fall back to pattern lock (instead of password) if the fingerprint isn't recognised? I've got a Samsung Galaxy S6 with the stock rom, Android version 5.1.1. Ideally I'd like a way ...
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Samsung Galaxy y storage problem

I have uninstalled app from my phone, but it is not properly uninstalled and it has taken away the space from internal memory.. Every time it is happening.. So there is no chance for me to install ...
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Cannot connect google account to Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus S7500

I am helping my girlfriend to connect her Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus S7500 with a new android account. We set the phone to factory settings and are now trying to connect a(!) google account to the ...
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Reset Galaxy tab without losing apps in SD Card

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Tab, it keeps on lagging and has delays. I want to reset it, if I do will the newly reset Tab still acknowledge the apps stored in the SD Card? Thank you.
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Deleting Pictures- Will They Really Be Gone?

Lets say I were to delete a photo, is there any way possible this photo may be seen on this device ever again? Will anyone ever be able to see this deleted photo if they pull up my device on their ...
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Unable to Setup Google Account on Android 2.3

After Factory Reset, In order to use Play store and Gmail I want to setup Google account on Samsung GT-S6802. When I tries to setup Google Account, In-spite of right user-name and password, following ...
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Battery draining really, really quickly

This issue first occurred in Android 4.3, then my mobile carrier (EE) released an update for Android 4.4.4 to my phone. I upgraded it, and the battery issue got worse. At 30%, the cellular network ...
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How to retreive files from a completely dead Samsung Galaxy SII?

My phone does not turn on, tried all kinds of buttons (hold power, volume up and home, etc), taking out battery for more than an hour, and tried charging as well. My phone will heat up on the left ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Blank home screen (all black)

I brought a second hand Samsung galaxy S6 which had been factory reset. I turned it on, set up the device for first time and it took me to the home screen where there is no icons or anything, it's ...
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how to install the driver for samsung galaxy tab 2 GT-P5100

i have Samsung Galaxy Tab 2(GT-P5100) . firstly, it was appear on the computer devices whenever it was connected to any PC or laptop. After certain months when i tried to back up my files from the tab ...
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Samsung s4 shuts off after logo boot- no repeat

My Samsung S4 does not fully boot. It turns off after two seconds after the Samsung screen and before the Cyanogen boot screen. How do I resolve this issue without having to reflash my phone and ...
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My Android phone gets really hot and really slow

so I have a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime and I have some normal apps, nothing major. the phone is fairly new, I've been using it for a little over 2 months. It gets slow a lot and gets hot when I use ...
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how to unlock samsung s dues mobile number lock

can anybody suggest me to unlock my Samsung s dues mobile number lock. i tried all possible ways to unlock the mobile.please guide me unlock with out data deletion..i tried all ways
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Samsung Galaxy S duos working automatically

My samsung galaxy s duos phone which I bought 3 months ago is now operating on its own. Its crazy I tried factory resetting but it doesn't seem to work. I lost control of the back button and the home ...
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adding languages on android device

is there necessary to do the root to add any language that is not available in the phone? if there is no option rather than rooting the phone then please let me know how to root my phone (Samsung ...
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how can i upgrade my android version from 2.3.6 to higher [duplicate]

my phone is Samsung Galaxy S advance GT-I9070 and has a lower android version 2.3.6 ( gingerbread). I want to upgrade it to higher version but there is no upgrade available for my phone. how can i ...
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Missing pictures from phone internal memory to SD card

Yesterday I was on call with the Samsung helpline number. My phone's memory was full, so the engineer took access of my phone through Smart Tutor and he transferred my images from my camera to the SD ...
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Change Chinese Samsung Note 5 Duo to English

I bought a brand new Samsung Note 5 Duo from Taiwan. Of course it is all in Chinese, but I was hoping to be able to change the language to English. The problem is that I wasn't able yet to get to the ...
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Samsung keyboard in a Galaxy tab just got changed to white by Lollipop

I use the built in Samsung keyboard in a Galaxy tab. It just got changed to white by Lollipop. How rude - I HATE it! I've tried Swift Key and Google keyboard and dislike them both (no delete key, ...
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Where is my home screen wallpaper?

I just reset my Samsung Galaxy S3 to factory conditions. My home screen is still the same custom picture it was before I reset my phone. I've navigated using Root Browser to my /data folder, but it is ...
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Resolving Credential storage issue

On Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SMP600 when I try to to add a VPN I'm prompted for credential storage password. I have tried all the other solutions on SO and none of them worked. I have PIN code on the ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 touch stops responding while holding

The tablet works fine with "normal" use (internet browsing, taking pictures, recording video, using youtube, playing movies, writing texts, etc) but whenever I use it to play a game that requires me ...
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Galaxy Tab Pro Ram Usage

I searched on issues regarding excessive ram usage on the Tab Pro and one comment dismissed it as not a problem, saying that unused ram is wasted ram. My tab recently upgraded to 5.1.1 and now when I ...
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How do I export links from my bookmarks to Dropbox

I have collected many bookmarks on my Samsung Galaxy S3. Many of these I wish to use on my desktop computer. How do I export all the links from all the bookmarks on my phone and put them where Dropbox ...
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Samsung Note 5 on virgin mobile usa? [duplicate]

I have virgin mobile usa as a carrier for my samsung S3. I want to buy the new Samsung Note 5 but they dont have that phone listed on their website. Can i buy a unlock Samsung Note 5 off ebay and then ...
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Samsung Galaxy J1 will not play music from my sd card

I have purchased a samsung galaxy J1 and it will not read any of my music from my sd card. My photos show up but no music. I have tried to download music players and mp3 conversions but nothing works. ...
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HDMI Connection for Samsung Tab A

I'm considering purchasing a Samsung Tab A, either the 9.7 or the 8.0. Is there a reliable (preferably Samsung-provided) solution to connect them to HDMI via cables? I know adapters exist for other ...
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Galaxy Tab S2 Bluetooth keyboard type accents?

I have the galaxy tab s2 9.7in and the official samsung bluetooth keyboard case. I was wondering how to type accents (I need it for my Spanish class) such as ñ and á as well as the ¡ and ¿. I can use ...
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Transfereing Apps on Samsung

I had some apps which were very useful on my old Samsung S3 and wanted to transfer them to my new s3. I went to applications manager and clicked on move to sd card. Not all the apps.can do this? Also ...
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Problem accessing the Vault App

I have the vault app but seemed to have forgotten my password, or so it keeps saying. I am unable to get back into vault to access my pics and wanted to know if there was a a way around it or back ...
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Samsung GT19082 - Why there is a limitation for 10 contacts in group messaging?

My phone is Samsung galaxy GT-19082 (also called grand one) and it's a dual sim phone. I caught this problem when trying send common message to a group of contacts, which had like 120 contacts in it. ...
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Add languages to Samsung firmware

I work in the mobile software field, and am facing a problem with Samsung models which doesn't support Arabic language, especially the US variants (ex: N900A/T/P/W8 and N910A/T/P/W8). I'm aware of ...
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Why no LTE with same phone (s4 mini gt-i9195), same android (4.4.2), same provider, same contract?

Two phones sitting on my desk with same phone (samsung s4 mini gt-i9195) same android (4.4.2) and not rooted same provider same contract but in more networks > mobile networks > network mode ...
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Google Play services not working

I just rooted my S4 using KingoRoot. After rooting I am not able to access any of the Google services. When I try to open any of the Google services, it says Unfortunately, Google Play Services ...
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Samsung Galaxy A3

Can someone help me please. I imported a vcf card into my Samsung which asks if I want to save it to my contacts. I say yes, I have even selected edit and then done, I have set my contacts to view all ...
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Samsung Sm-A500H: Google Play reports “This app is incompatible with all of your devices”

How can Install an application which was previously installed on my device. I have Samsung Sm-A500H. I want a way how to do this without rooting!! Google play-store always says "This app is ...
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internet not workingon Motorola MOTO G second generation XT 1064

just purchased my Motorola and now I'm connecting it up to MetroPCS network unlocked it everything is fine except for the internet won't work had my data boosted and still says H Plus how can I go ...
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Does SM-G850T (Samsung Galaxy Alpha T-Mobile) Have Built-in WiFi Calling?

This is the T-Mobile version of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha--apparently only available in Europe at this time. Does anyone know if it has built-in WiFi calling like other T-Mobile phones? Other Alpha ...
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S6 Duos: Toggle for Data Service Network

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos, with two SIM cards set up. Each of them has a data plan. In order to switch the active data plans from one SIM to another, I go to SIM Card Manager under Settings and ...
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Fast charging a Samsung S4/S5 with an Apple charger

Does anyone know if it's possible to achieve fast charging (1300mA+) a S4/S5/S6 with an iPhone (5/6) charger? The data pins have a circuit, but I believe Apple uses a different voltage divider to ...
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Galaxy Tab Pro SM-T520 does no longer see wifi networks

I had a very weird problem with my Galaxy Tab Pro SM-T520. After working fine for a while the tab suddenly was not able to see any wifi network. None of them. Not mine, not from my neighbors, just the ...