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My samsung s2 is being spammed & I have 2 apps that I can't uninstall. Please help

My son was playing games on my samsung and now I am being spammed all day long for the past week. I have installed Airpush Detector and it said that they don't detect any push ads on my phone from ...
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What's the input and output specifications of the Samsung Infuse wall charger?

I want to know if it matches with the Samsung Strive charger so I don't damage the Infuse (I don't have the charger for the infuse at the moment).
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How can I seamlessly make my phone a network drive?

Back when I had an LG G2, it had this awesome feature called Wireless Storage. If you're not familiar with it, it essentially allowed you to tap a button to instantly turn your internal storage into a ...
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How do I connect my Samsung Galaxy S6 to Android Studio?

I've downloaded a driver called SAMSUNG_USB_Driver_For_Mobile_Phones. When I plug in my phone via USB-MicroUSB, the phones begins charging, but is not recognized by the computer. How do I get my ...
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Equivalent for Windows + R for Android

It's often difficult to locate the app I am looking for on my Android phone. Is there a way/app which behaves like Windows + R on a PC, with autocomplete, so that I can quickly launch the app I want ...
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How can I get out of safe mode on my Galaxy S6 Edge?

I droped my new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and I thought it was alright until my phone rebooted and stuck in Safe mode. Now I realized that my VolumeDown button is stuck and getting pressed.
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How can I unlock my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 without factory reset

I suddenly cannot access my phone with my normal password. it just keeps saying its incorrect. How can I unlock my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 without factory reset. Very urgent help needed please.
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How to push gapps via adb to a rooted device

I have a Samsung t355c. A China model of the normal tablet that doesn't have gapps and as far as I get it a locked bootloader. There is no custom recovery for it. Runs 5.0.1 I managed to root it ...
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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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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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Terminal for android

I'm still learning how to use the terminal. I know the dangers of fiddling with it. But I want to use the terminal emulator app to navigate my phone(messaging, camera, launch applications, etc) from ...
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Samsung KNOX is not working

I'm having a problem with my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT - I9500, it isn't rooted and has the official Lollipop ROM. Whenever I open KNOX and select setup and press next, it closes and displays the error: ...
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Copying SD card to disk [closed]

My trusty old 16GB micro SD card that has been with me through 4 phones is finally full. So I figured no biggie; I'll just buy a new (64GB) card, copy all the files down to my PC (which has no card ...
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Does anyone have a real solution to the “Unfortunately ______ service has stopped?”

I have had a Samsung Note 3 going on 2 years. I love it but this problem is driving me crazy. This has been a problem for at least the past year. I know others that have the problem as well and I have ...
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my android phone keeps asking sign in to wifi network.

My android phone keeps asking "sign in to wifi network" I'm wondering because I have a signal but I can't access. Please help to fix this problem
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Does SIM-less tablet device supports internet modem?

I have SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB 3 (GT-P5210). It does not have a SIM slot and so I can't call to anyone without using VoIP software and Internet data. Does this device support external modem (eg: Huawei)? ...
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Is flashing a ROM made for a very similar model to mine possible?

Is it possible that flashing a custom ROM made for another android model could work for me? I'm just wondering this because I have one of those rare models that only a few providers sold, but is very ...
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How can I recover my photos from the Vault app when the phone is lost? [closed]

I'm a Samsung Galaxy Grand user. I loaded photos to the Vault app without any problems. However, I lost my phone. What can I do to recover my photos?
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Running a program as root on Android

I have followed the guide at XDA Developers for a Samsung Galaxy Note II, and used "option 2" and flashed the firmware using heimdall flash --RECOVERY recovery.img --CACHE cache.img in Linux. This ...
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Why to create and use a Samsung account (on a brand-new S4 mini)?

Are there any real benefits of (creating and) using a Samsung account? Or is Samsung just offering inferior services (e.g. "synch") in an effort to deepen its marketing clout?
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Update Samsung s5300 to android Honeycomb 3.2

Is it possible to update Samsung s5300 to Honeycomb? I've only found that it can't be updated to Android 4.0.
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Create bookmarks in Chrome mobile browser. (Galaxy s4)

All over the internet it says there is a five pointed star to the right of the URL in omni bar. This is not the case with the version of Chrome packaged with the Samsung Galaxy S4. How can I create a ...
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face recognition as password

Looking for an application that use face recognition of the cellphone's owner wnen you are powering on your cellphone + activating the phone after being stand by with black screen. Where can I find ...
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I have six Samsung Galaxy Avants that I can't do much with

So the owner of my company upgraded our employee phones to something more current. He was going to literally just throw away six perfect condition galaxy avants with cases and chargers until I asked ...
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Samsung mobile not getting charge when switch on

I am using SAMSUNG DUOS2. Its not getting charge when its switched on. But there is no problem in charging when switched off. Not charging in both I tried USB as well as wall charger. Android ver : ...
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What is DSMLawmo? How to remove it?

A recent AVG anti-virus scan on my Android tablet flagged DSMLawmo as malware. The antivirus states that it can't be removed and that DSMLawmo was pre-installed. The tablet is a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 ...
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How to backup 'Favorite tracks' playlist

Have a Samsung Galaxy 4S (SPH-L720) running Android 5.0.1. Ever since upgrading Android, phone hangs or reboots randomly at least once or twice a day. I would like to try restoring to factory ...
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Samsung Firmware Modifying!

As i'm working as a mobile software technician, alot of times i need to unpack some odin firmwares to add or remove some files, maybe adding some languages which isn't available in the firmware, then ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 says “Storage Space Running Out”…Help!

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, says: Storage Space Running Out; Some Functions May Not Work. I purchased a 32 GB SDHC card to see if it would help. I just opened up the SD card and inserted it. It did not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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stolen Galaxy tab 4. can it be located

My Galaxy tab 4 has been stolen, it has a password on it but I know this is possible to bypass by factory reset. If the person has done this is it possible to still locate. Has it got an internal ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Wont Connect to Wifi-Related Apps

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 that I have had for a good amount of years now has suddenly stopped being able to connect to wifi needed apps e.g. YouTube, Instagram etc... This is really annoying and has ...
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Troubleshoot upgrade of paid app

I'm experiencing a strange problem trying to upgrade a paid app (OsmAnd+, now installed 1.9.5) on my phone (Samsung GT-8752). The download stops reproducibly at 28.75/39 MB, then an installation is ...
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Where is the CPU Monitor screen for the galaxy note edge?

Does the galaxy note edge have a built-in tool/screen for monitoring CPU usage? If so, how is it accessed?
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Galaxy alpha strange touchscreen “feature” in file explorer

I realise this may seem weird but please bare with me. Recently I updated my Galaxy Alpha to 5.0.2 and I noticed something really strange when using the "My Files" application (not sure if it's ...
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Samsung OTA Update is published but the update is not yet available on my phone

I have a Samsung phone and would like to update it because there already is an update. However when I try to update my phone it says I already have the latest update. How can I update my phone?
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Setting up Play Store on a Samsung phone from China?

My mum received a Chinese Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 as a gift from a friend. Since google is banned in China, there're no google-related apps. Since I don't have the play store, I'm unable to get any ...
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I can not screenshot on my samsung galaxymini s~3 [duplicate]

How do i screenshot on samsung galaxy s~3 Model number GT-S5280 Android Version4.1.2
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Stock Android for Samsung Note 2 [duplicate]

Where can I find stock Android for Samsung Galaxy Note 2?
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Without switching on, charger lights turns ON when phone gets connected?

It's kinda bad day today as i dropped my phone into a water for 5 sec. Phone turned on & I tried to clean it. Since the battery gets low, i plugged the charger cable to my phone. Without ...
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Pictures and videos disappear from my gallery after connecting via USB

All my picture and videos (whatsapp and DCIM) are gone from my gallery after connecting my phone (Samsung Note Edge) to my computer via USB cable and till now I cannot retrieve them. All my pictures ...
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Songs on memory card does not appear in music player on Samsung Galaxy S2

I recently bought 16 GB SD card to store music on my Samsung Galaxy S2. I transferred about 500 songs from my pc to this new SD card but when I open the default music player app on my Galaxy S2 I can ...
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How to find installed apps which are using SMS feature

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo (Android KitKat). Some of the apps are using my SMS feature and SMS are costing pennies from my pocket without my knowledge. I want to know what are all the apps ...
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About Android Device Manager

My phone is lost and I have locked the phone with the app Android device manager. Is it locked even if the device is without internet connection?
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Where is the Samsung Galaxy setting for answering lock/unlock?

My friend told me that every time someone calls, he must unlock the phone. He wondered if we could change that setting. I looked in my own Samsung Galaxy and I could not find the setting. Do you know ...