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Root Samsung Galaxy Core i8262 manually

I tried almost every readymade app like Framaroot, Root Genius, etc. to root my Samsung Galaxy Core i8262 , but I didn't succeed. I want to root it manually but did not have Linux laptop. I have a ...
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Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo won't connect to the computer

I'm having problem connecting my Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo Duos GT-S5312 to the computer using via USB. Whenever I connect it, it automatically charges. Before there was a prompt to connect it to the ...
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Samsung Note 4 was stolen. Can I get my contacts, pictures, and SMS back?

My Samsung Note 4 was stolen today at the movies. Is there any way I can get all my pictures, contacts and SMS back? It's synched to my Gmail account almost daily when connected to wifi. Honestly, ...
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Is it possible to clone a Phone then flash image on other phones?

Background I deal with a lot of Galaxy S5s and spend a considerable amount of time duplicating the settings and installing the same applications on each. Because of the repetitive nature, I'm sure ...
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Why doesn't Note 2(N7100) recognize external hard drive but Honor 6 does?

I have two cell phones Note2 and Honor 6. Both are rooted, and run 4.4.2 Both have a battery of same capacity 3100mAh. I can connect any of two external hard drives WD passport and WD Elements of 1 TB ...
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Recover From Bad Flash, Recovery Gone, ODIN no go Galaxy S6 Verizon

I have a GS6 on 5.0.2. I wanted to get rid of my root and go back to stock firmware while upgrading to 5.1.1. So I flashed official 5.1.1 using odin but it failed. Recovery mode no longer works. Odin ...
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How do I change the storage directory for Playstore apps in a device running lollipop?

Just wanted to change my storage directory from internal storage to SD card, unfortunately , I am unable to do this.Could anyone provide a solution ? The device I am using is Samsung Tab S running ...
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How can I export contacts & SMS from broken Galaxy S3 and import them onto Google Nexus 6P?

I've got myself in a pickle. The screen AND buttons on my Galaxy S3 have broken, so I've acquired a Nexus 6P phone. My old contacts and SMS messages are stored on the Galaxy S3 phone itself. I am able ...
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Galaxy S5: Apps will not work unless opened (whatsapp msgs not received, alarm clock doesnt go off)

So I am experiencing some issues with my Galaxy S5. The apps on my phone are not responding (giving notifications) unless I open the apps. This is most noticeable with WhatsApp, as I will not ...
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Anker Keyboard not working with Samsung 10.1 2014 tablet running 4.4.2

The blue tooth Anker key board used to work with my tablet but started behaving weirdly after I upgraded to Android 4.4.2. It connects and appears to work but once I type "n" it will begin to repeat ...
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no such ctrl error message from OV5642 camera driver

I am running a third party android application that scans QR code using a camera. When the application connects to the camera I get a device Error message on the minicom terminal OV5642 1-003c: ...
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Is it possible to use an OTG on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3?

I bought an OTG for my Galaxy Tab, but it doesn't seem to work. I tried using one which came with my sister's tablet (I'm not sure of the brand), but that doesn't work either, even with the app and ...
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Auto-Correction Error On Samsung Note 4

I have a Samsung Note 4 that seems to have issues when I am responding to text messages quickly. What happens is as I type my response, especially if it is quickly, it will auto correct individual ...
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How to fix badly virused android device - Your device has been modified, software updates are not available

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 that has been infected with some viruses really badly. After factory defaults, as soon as it connects to the internet it starts downloading some apps and ...
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Can't access pictures through Gallery

I have a Samsung S4 Mini. In order to access my pictures I have to go into "My Files" I used to be able to access them from the "Gallery" App. When I Open the gallery APP the thumbnails open but when ...
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Transfer previous details of whatsapp to new number

My previous sim is expired. And I have already registered to new number. Is there any way to transfer previous details (groups and chat history) to my new number.I have no backup.
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Can't Recover Data Due To Broken LCD/Screen

Broke the screen on my Samsung Galaxy S6 the other day. There is a visible crack on the screen itself and it does not show any image of the screen. It does have some touch response in certain parts of ...
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Outgoing call is not working after lollipop 5.0.1 update in Samsung Galaxy A5

I have updated my mobile from kitkat to lollipop. After I updated Outgoing call is not working on 2nd Sim. On First Sim am using IDEA(sim card) and on Second Sim am using AIRCEL(sim card). So from ...
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Samsung Evo 16GB Sd Card Dead?

I bought a samsung evo 16gb uhs1 microsd card a few months ago, i've been using it in my phone, and because i use a lot of unofficial roms they like to corrupt a lot, anyway i went to flash a rom and ...
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I want to transfer my android internet app info (saved passwords/log on info on browser)

I have a note 3 and will be transferring to my note 5 soon. I want to find out if there is anyway i can just transfer the app with the existing internet browsing info with the login info i already ...
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Mobile network sign disappears, replaced by “stop sign” icon

I am using Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 device. I have SIM card inserted for mobile data usage. First time, it is working as I captured status bar image as shown with mobile data sign :- but ...
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Which process does samsung use in order to change quick launcher

So do Samsung change the source code to change the quick launcher (the thing that you slide down from the top to access quick settings) to touchwiz custom one or do they use a process like com.samsung....
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WiFi Direct - only one device (Samsung phone)

According to Wiki: Only one of the Wi-Fi devices needs to be compliant with Wi-Fi Direct to establish a peer-to-peer connection that transfers data directly between them with greatly reduced setup....
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Samsung Galaxy S6 no MTP,PTP connection error

I am having trouble with my device when connecting it through usb. My device registers through odin in download mode but that's it. When i connect it to my pc my phone just notifies me that its ...
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Some program is showing ads on my desktop… How can I catch it?

Some program keeps showing me ads on the main page every now and then. It's extremely annoying, and I'm unable to catch it. Is there a way I can detect it to remove it? When the ad shows up, I try to ...
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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 phone....
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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 ...