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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 ...
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Where to download android for galaxy S5 (G900FZHU1ANE3)?

I have problem with my android. Even if I do factory reset. I decide to install another copy of android. My phone is samsung galaxy S5. Even though finding android for US models is easy (link), my ...
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Charging galaxy S4 wirelessly and wired at the same time

I got a Qi wireless charger cover for my Samsung Galaxy S4 along with the charger pad and I was wondering... What happens if I try to charge my phone wirelessly while it's plugged on the cabe at the ...
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Notification panel times out quickly

When I pull down the notification panel on my Samsung Galaxy S4, it will time out after 5 seconds. Is there any way to lengthen that time ?
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Factory data reset

I have done a factory reset and had the Back up my data and Automatic restore on. But I login with my other Google account first by mistake and now that I have logged in with the Google account that I ...
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Tablet report as charging with the charger unplugged

I'm having problems charging my Samsung Tab 2 device. It is reporting as charging after I unplug the cable, and when charging, it is drawing a small current from the charger. I've measured and it gets ...
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How to eliminate and prevent duplicate contacts on Note 4?

Since using an Android phone (Samsung Note 4 w/Android 5.0.1) for several months I now see numerous duplicate contacts in my Contacts list. Looking in my Google account, I also see these duplicate ...
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Samsung tab pro 10.1 charging port repair

I have my tablet apart but have stopped sure to being unsure of next step. I have unscrewed the port but is is under a heavy plastic prt of the frame. I don't see where the frame can be removed. I ...
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how can I have my you tube music playlists available to play on my galaxy xcover even when I have no Internet connection?

Can I have a play list transfered from my you tube account on to my actual phone to use when I have no Internet connection? What do I have to do? - im a tech no spaz!-please help me thanks
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My Android is Freezing after Factory reset

I am using a Galaxy Note Lte (SHV-E160S) it was working slowly lately so decided to root it to improved it performance. After rooting i Installed an application called SYSTEM APPS REMOVER which help ...
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What Does Cached Data Include?

I have 6.1 gb of cached data on my phone and I would like to clear it, but I'm not sure what is "cached data." Would this reset the games I have on my phone? Other things? What does cached data ...
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Phone keeps restarting while system updating

My samsung galaxy core 2 got a system update so I installed it. Eventually it kept going to 90% until it said error and then restarted the whole process. It kept doing the same thing get to 90% say ...
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Lollipop Firmware for Galaxy Core Prime SM G360H

Alright, so... I know there is no Lollipop Update (either OTA or Manual Firmware download) for the Galaxy Core Prime SM G360H yet. But my question is: Can I use the SM G360F's 5.0.2 Firmware on the SM ...
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Trouble connecting Samsung Galaxy S6 to my Macbook Pro

The problem that I am having is regarding the connection between my galaxy s6 and my macbook. When I connect my phone to my computer, I get the notification on my phone that it is charging; however, ...
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Skip an OTA update straight to next version, on Galaxy S4

My not rooted Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 has received notification of an OTA update. By the size I know it's for Android 4.4.2 KitKat. I know the phone provider has already released an OTA update for 5.0 ...