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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 ...
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Samsung I-8552 Galaxy dual sim gets either phone or mobile data reception, but not both

I have a Samsung I-8552 Galaxy device with a dual SIM card - when I'm away from home, both phone numbers work fine, but the mobile data doesn't work - only wifi. When I'm home, both wifi and mobile ...
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Native Email app neither syncs nor sends mail over WiFi (Office365 Exchange)

I've ran through a strange issue very recently after configuring an exchange account to one of my user. Well! its on his Android handset (only over WiFi and the mobile DATA works just fine). The same ...
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How to reset efs [duplicate]

I just did an upgrade to a custom rom but then my network failed to work for me and I also failed to make a backup. Can someone tell me a solution for restoring the efs?
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efs problem (emergency calls only)

I used to do a full factory wipe then flashed a stock firmware with Odin, that helped me get back to having access to my mobile network then I flashed to Resurrection Remix 5.5.3 and lost access to my ...
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16GB vs 32GB Speed - Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

So I was going to buy the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 in the 16GB version. It is expandable up to an additional 128GB through MicroSD so I'm not too worried about space. My question though is will this ...
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Screen Alerts - Android 4.4

screen alerts - when, for example, I get some new Whatsup. I do not want to see any new messages are lined up, but I want it to be like it was in the previous version, it says to me, "received 3 new ...
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Left Align all menu items and texts in Android 4.4

It's about Android 4.4. I would like to left align all menus including conversations from Whatsapp for example. How to do it? In fact, I upgraded from version 2.3.1 to version 4.4, and as we know ...
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Samsung galaxy Note 4 edge screen look

I have Samsung galaxy Note 4 edge, I accidentally got it locked by swiping with perhaps dirty finger registering wrong fingerprints. I have forgotten my backup pin and I need my data. I have tried ...
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What does app not installed mean?

When I try to install an update on angrybirds epic rpg,it says "app not installed" what does that mean?It takes up 105.9 mb I have 500 mb left on my device.I have an android tablet.
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Google play services force closing

Phone randomly vibrates (Force closing without any notification). Problem appeared after installing Google Play Services . It stops when I uninstall Google Play Services. Tried a Factory reset, still ...
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How to install larger memory sd card

I have a samsung galaxy prime and have just bought a 64 g memory card as the 8 g was not big enough. According to the youtube video i must insert the new card on top of my sim card. It slots in fine, ...
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How can I track cause of “Android System” and “Android OS” battery usage

I've got a Samsung Galaxy SIII which quite suddenly, though it was in airplane mode the whole time, started to drain the battery in less than 6 hours. Updates to several bits of Samsung bloatware ...
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ODIN won't detect Samsung Galaxy S4

I installed Cyanogenmod using the installer a few months ago and decided to use TouchWiz instead now. I did a factory reset and downloaded the latest firmware for my device. I also entered download ...
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township will not load

Was fine this morning, now appears to be loading and connecting then just drops out. Cleared cache and do not know what to do. Playing on samsung tablet, downloaded not via fb. up to level 71 would ...
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How to modify appsbl

I want to modify the appsbl partition for my device, I know the danger but I want to learn how to unpack and repack it. What method and tools can I use ?
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Notification Filters for Stock Android Email App?

I work for a company and have a company Android device. The only way I can access the corporate Exchange email is via the stock Android Email application (i.e. Not Gmail, Outlook, etc.). When someone ...
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Forget Android Screen Lock Pin for samsung galaxy s7262

Forget Android Screen Lock Pin for samsung galaxy s7262 tried many times not even asking for forget pin or google account details.
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Mute button doesn't switch off when calling someone

I recently rooted and installed CyanogenMod9 on my Galaxy Ace (Model GT-S5830). It's working normally, except for the mute button when I make a call. It stays turned on, and it doesn't switch off. ...
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samsung tablet not connecting to my wifi router

I have a samsung galaxy tablet. Before 2 days it was connecting to my home wifi router. But now it is not getting connected to the router and it can not find the home wifi network. all other ...
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Using Android phones with two antennas to programmatically transmit wifi and bluetooth at the same time

I'm trying to see if there are any phones that have separate wifi and bluetooth antennas. I know that certain phones such as the galaxy S5 have two antennas for use in MIMO (2x2MIMO), which helps them ...
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GT-P7510 omnirom 4.4.4 not playing videos(audio of the video works)

I upgraded my Samsung tab to omnirom 4.4.4 and it doesn't display video while playing video files (music works using VLC player). Can someone advise how to fix the issue or a better Android version I ...
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How to reset samsung edge s6?

My Samsung has crashed, I can see that it's on but it does not respond to any button clicks nor shuts down Tried this and it does not work. How to reset Samsung edge s6?
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Weird battery issues

There's this phone I got, it belonged to my girlfriend's mom, but she just gave it to me since it stopped working and I wanted it. The problem is it won't charge. I'll plug it in and the screen will ...
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How do I install android back on my tablet?

My tablet is a samsung galaxy tab 2 7.0 (GT-P3110) and in recovery, choosing the power off option says there is No OS installed! Are you sure you want to power off? - TWRP custom recovery. So how can ...
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Can Samsung patch security faults on their devices by an update?

There was an exploit that turns Samsung Galaxy phones into remote bugging devices (reference: ArsTechnica) As many as 600 million Samsung phones may be vulnerable to attacks that allow hackers to ...
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Samsung sidesync run from pc

my phone's lcd and touch is broke, and I'm trying to use samsung sidesync to access phone. Problem is that that I can't run sidesync app. I have tried to use ADB but I'm 100% sure that I have disabled ...
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Android Jellybean stock browser in Samsung S3 is rendering SVG improperly

I have been using SVG to render images in my App, the images render improperly in Samsung S3 device's NATIVE BROWSER only. They work fine in CHROME browser in the same device. What could be the ...
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Switch to default keyboard in password fields

I primarily use SwiftKey keyboard on my Samsung Galaxy 10.1 tablet. I want to find a way to automatically switch to the default Samsung keyboard when I enter a password. Currently I have to pull down ...
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Battery connector pins showing strange voltages for a phone and a tablet

I have a Samsung GT-I9003 phone and a Samsung GT-P3100 tablet. Phone is rated 3.7V 1A, tablet is rated 5V 2A. Phone has an Input:100-240V 50-60Hz 150mA Output:5.0V 550mA charger, tablet has an ...
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Android rooting from Ubuntu

I gather that when it comes to rooting an Android device, one needs a separate machine (e.g. a desktop computer) to carry out the rooting steps from; the details of the procedure depend strongly on ...
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In spite of sync is disabled, sync icon is shown in notification bar forever!

I am talking about Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos2 (GT-S6802). The undesirable thing is that Sync icon is always shown in notification bar. I checked Accounts and sync settings many times to make sure Auto ...
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How to upgrade Samsung galaxy A5 to lollipop without using Kies?

I'm on Manjaro Linux can't use Kies, I tried it in virtualbox, didn't work as expected. I live in Lebanon, so no A&T version or anything like that, I need standard firmware. I have galaxy A5, ...
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How to delete SU binaries without root?

My Android device used to be properly rooted, I had root access to things, but the root manager (old version of vRoot, no computer) was a virus. So, I deleted the root program and I was gonna root ...
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How to make my cellphone a router or a hotspot thing with a constraint

My computer is connected to internet but I dont have a router(and I dont want to buy one) to use it on my phone. So I was using the usb "reverse tethering tool" which i could use succesfully. But ...
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when “full back up” screen appears i cannot pick the “back up my data” option

i can't touch and confirm the back up my data option. i am able to pick the "do not back up" option whenever. ive tried adding a password but does not let me back up. im not sure all is update and ...
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Remove missed calls notification on lock screen?

I'm using Samsung core prime with touchwiz and Android 4.4+ inside so Locksreen Policy can't help. Anyone know some setting or apps can get this done? Cause I'm using another apps to manage call and ...
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My Samsung Galaxy S III claims that a screenshot was “copied to clipboard”. What?

I'm used to the Palm Treo 700p, running Palm OS. On Palm OS, the system clipboard can hold only text. I now also own a Samsung Galaxy S Relay, running Android "Jelly Bean" 4.1.2. This is a phone ...
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why does my mic not work with headphones plugged in I can hear they cannot hear me

I plug regular headphones into jack it shows headphones on my bar can hear person talking they cannot hear me why does this happen how can I fix samsung galaxy note 2
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 not getting 5.0.2 update

I am working on provisioning several (3) Samsung Galaxy Tab 4's Model SM-T530, and one of them is not getting the latest system updates. It is stuck at Android 4.4.2, Kernel version 3.4.0-3235464. I ...
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My Samsung Galaxy s2 is very dim?

My Samsung Galaxy s2 is very dim, what is the problem. It is so dim I can't see a video properly! ->Auto brightness set to off ->Brightness level is maximum ( when i make it minimum the screen looks ...
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I can't use the space in my SD card and I've already tried “first aid” tips. How can I get my phone to notice the external SD?

I have a Samsung Galaxy exhibit. My phone knows that the SD is in it, but if I try to update apps or download, it says I have insufficient storage. Previously said,I already tried the first aid tips ...