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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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Is my device vulnerable to the SwiftKey update bug? (June 2015)

Quoth The Independent: There are usually protections in place that stop hackers from performing what is called a “man in the middle attack”, by encrypting communication with the server, as well as ...
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is there a way to turn off the edge screen on the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge?

I don't think the edge screen is useful. Often, its just causing unexpected things to trigger and run. Can it be turned off?
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Can I update my European, T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Alpha to Android Lollipop 5.0.2?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Alpha from T-Mobile, so the model is SM-G850T. At the time of writing, according to YouMobile.org T-Mobile have yet to announce anything (see below), but other networks are ...
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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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How to Recover Data From Dead Screen Phone

In an accident I got my Samsung Galaxy S3 broken. Mobile is turn on but screen is not working. I want some very important data from internal storage. Is there anyway to recover that data?
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Settings crashes with “Unfortunately, settings has stopped” each time I try to select system update

Settings crashes on my samsung s4 sprint SPH L720 each time I tried selecting the system update. I really need to fix this problem ASAP. I tried factory reset for uncountable times but no result, I ...
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Phone is stuck on “downloading… do not turn off”

My phone is stuck: has the green bot and reads downloading... Do not turn off. Target. Top right reads {odin3} Product: amazing3gtrf Version: s738cwyamj1 Custom binary: Samsung official System ...
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S5360 Ringer speaker (No Sound)

What to do if Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 has no sound. But if I plugged the headphone there is sound but in the when i unplugged, no sound. Is it the hardware is the problem. And how how much the speaker ...
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SIM card not recognized in Galaxy Tab S

I have sent my tablet back to Samsung 3 times. It is currently back with support. After the first time, I began to have problems with the SIM card not being read. It was intermittent in the first ...
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How do I transfer my whatsapp messages from old phone to new phone?

I've been using Samsung Tab and the USB cable is not usable. I've been seeing answers like backing up my messages to my SD card from my old phone and insert it to my new phone, but the problem is my ...
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how do i root my samsung galaxy grand 2 sm-g7105 (not the duos version)???

i cant find root files on my above mentioned device i've searched everywhere but it only gives solutions to the grand 2 duos version and it 4.4 counter parts if you can help it would be a great help ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Native Mail App: Auto-linking addresses, how to style?

A client noticed on their Samsung (not sure which one, I have the Galaxy S6 and it's doing the same thing), that physical addresses are being automatically linked in our emails. I was wondering how do ...
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Outgoing calls starting after a long delay in Samsung Galaxy Y

When I click the call button or slide in the contact list will not start the call. I can move back to the home/previous screen. However, the call will not started. For eg: If I repeatedly try to ...
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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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Installing Google apps; “Google Services Framework has stopped” after installation

The following are the steps I took to get Google apps (Playstore mainly) on my Galaxy Mega 5.8 Root Downloaded APKs for: Google Services Framework, Google Login Service, Google Play. Using Root ...
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Any way to have Location services turn itself off after a time limit?

Can I have Location services turn itself off automatically after a certain time is reached (let's say 10 minutes)? I normally leave it off save for some applications (Maps, etc) but sometimes I forget ...
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Can't Sync Google Calendar

I have an error while synchronizing my Google Calendar on my Samsung Note N7000 with Android 4.1.2, my Google accout does never Sync I have a whole load of important meetings that go back to 2014, ...
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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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Where are SMS stored on Samsung Pocket DUOS GT-S5302 (Gingerbread 2.3.6)?

I've had this phone for a really long time and it has so many messages that are important to me, that may be the only reason I'm keeping it. So does anyone know where can I find them and how to copy ...
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Samsung GT-S7582 Audio automatically shutdown

Am using an app during my running activities and i turn on the google play music. After many minutes passed the audio of my Samsung GT-S7582 automatically lowers the volume until fully muted. I then ...
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How to output the screen through HDMI if the device has no MHL support?

I was using Samsung tab 4.0, which has no MHL support http://www.itjungles.com/choosing-the-right-mhl-adapter-for-your-samsung-galaxy-device.html but I would like to cast the screen to another ...
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If I deleted photo from gallery made backup before flashing, will I get that photo in the backup?

My phone is Samsung Galaxy Grand. If I delete a photo from the gallery and make a backup before flashing, will I get that photo in the backup?
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Is Samsung Push Service redundant?

I would assume the Android OS would handle Push Notifications for applications, since some phones are not Samsung phones. Can I safely disable this push service, and still get push notifications from ...
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Samsung “sound and shot” on computer

Samsung's Sound and Shot makes pictures with up to 9 seconds of audio, but when I upload the files to my computer the audio is gone !!! I've searched for so long but still haven't found a way to move ...
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Samsung Galaxy Gio isn't being recognized via USB

I've been using Samsung Galaxy Gio for about 3 years, I have no problem in connecting my phone to my old PC. But I've just move to the new laptop, now I can't make my laptop to recognize my device. ...
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Samsung S3 mini unable to connect usb hub Maxxter

I am unable to connect my Samsung S3 mini GA i8200 to a ACT-UHB-OTG-01 - Maxxter usb hub. The OTG trouble shooter indicates: no device Is it at all possible to connect?
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Strange issue with Galaxy i9003

My phone sometimes suddenly will turn off after i turn it on my contact and massages will be disappear(deleted) i do the factory reset but no luck with that my phone have stock android 2.2 i dont ...
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How to repartition of Samsung Galaxy Core GT 18262 By adb?

My phone storage is 8GB but my phone showing I have System storage is 1.5 & Internal storage is 1GB. Please how I fix it.
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Samsung Mini S3 Email Issue

Email is configured correctly and works. When phone is shut down for the night, when started anew in the morning, email is still configured correctly but after a sync, no email comes in or goes out. ...
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samsung phone gets hot

I have a Samsung s4 which easily gets hot even when doing light things and being on power saver mode, low brightness etc I've also tried factory reset I'm on stock android 4.4 I've installed a temp ...
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How to bind an app shortcut to a key

I have a phone with a physicial key that allow to launch any user defined app. Apps can be changed from settings. I would like to launch app organizer's stared app list by using this key. App list is ...
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hangouts and play services

All my friends are chatting over hangouts and I feel left out. So I installed hangouts to be a part of their chats. I love hangouts on the computer and was super excited about getting it on my phone ...
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Samsung S4 phone without display

I have a samsung S4 - Verizon and its display broken. However when I connect to the TV through the HDMI cable I can see the display on TV. I basically do not want to repair($150) however is there a ...
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samsung galaxys5 how much data space does apps take on the phone storage?

I have a samsung galaxys5, can you tell what applications uses a lot of space?
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Unlock carrier for Samsung S3 4G LTE bought in South Korea

I bought Samsung S3 4G(LTE) from South Korea in which India sim card is not working. I am getting error saying "Device registration failed". Kindly help.
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Galaxy S6 not seen by pc at all

I have one week old S6 and now tried to use adb. I unlocked developer mode, enabled USB debugging, connected to usb and nothing happened. adb devices shows empty list, lsusb on mac and linux as well ...
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Phone keeps reseting all the time after rooting

I had to do a factory reset, and to avoid losing app data I decided to use a backup app which required ROOT. For this I used root genius. But after that phone kept resetting all the time without any ...
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SD card trouble

I have a 16GB Samsung Galaxy S5. I filled the memory so I bought a 32GB SD card to move my media onto. I copied the Media onto the SD card, made sure everything transferred properly, and then deleted ...
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Samsung s4 stuck on logo

Yesterday I installed the newest software update for the Samsung galaxy S4(GT-19505). At first, the phone was stuck on a loop of the update 'installing' to 100%, turning on then switching off and ...
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When I select “Move to KNOX” on a file located on the external sd card, where will it be moved?

I have a question about my Samsung Galaxy Note 4. I recently installed My KNOX and I have the "Move to KNOX" feature in the Gallery. If I use this feature for a photo located on my external microSD ...
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Phone off when install or uninstal apps

My samsung galaxy s duos2 is automatically off when try to install & uninstall a program.so nothing can installed&uninstalled.help me please
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Samsung edge side screen apps not showing when live walpaper applied

We got a feedback from a user that in his Samsung edge when our live wallpaper is applied his apps on the side screen(curved edge) is not showing up, we cant find a reason why its gone, since those ...
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Image info cache even after deletion?

So I've been trying to transfer images from my mac to my android (previously from iOS device). At first the images exported from the iOS device was done with a bad program and the creation dates were ...
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How to set up screen lock on my Samsung Galaxy S5

I did just as described in http://support.bell.ca/Mobility/Smartphones_and_mobile_internet/Samsung-Galaxy-S5.how_to_set_up_the_screen_lock_on_my_samsung I set up PIN or pattern to lock screen. But ...
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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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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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Alarm clock unlocking device

I have a Galaxy S3 phone and a Galaxy Tab 4, both with the same issue. I'm using the Echo Lockscreen app (paid version) with a pattern unlock, which I'm happy with. I'm also using the built-in "Clock" ...
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How do you turn off developer mode on an s5?

I turned developer options 'off', but is there anything else that needs to be done? Not my phone so don't want to mess anything up :-)
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Samsung Tab A running Android 5.0.2 - emails synced correctly, then emails VANISHED.

I used the standard email client on Samsung Android tablet (SM-T350), a new "Tab A", running Android 5.0.2, and set up POP3 access to my gmail account. I had to "enable auto sync" to get the emails ...