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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 Input:...
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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 ...
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Samsung S5 doesn't show USB icon

Whenever I plug a USB cable into my Samsung Galaxy S5 device, it won't show the USB icon, I don't see anything happening on my computer either, all that shows is that it's charging. I tried plugging ...
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How can I change the default due date for emails I flag for follow-up?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 running Lollipop. In the stock "Email" app, I have the ability to flag messages for follow-up but for some reason when I press the flag icon, it sets the due date for the ...
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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 note 8 n5110, adb sideload <filename>

I have a soft-or-hard bricked Samsung Note 8, n5110 and now would like to rebuild it to a somewhat workable state. The device has a flaky power-charging system and may not be worth repairing. I use ...
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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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Samsung keyboard security bug - was patch released?

Last month, a security flaw affecting the bundled (and unremovable) keyboard app used in many Samsung devices (S4, S5, S6) was announced: New exploit turns Samsung Galaxy phones into remote bugging ...
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vibrations on galaxy s3 neo

My phone used to do small vibrations when I entered my pin,pressed the back button etc. However after having a recent update they are no longer there and I can't find anything about it in the settings....
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Message notofication appears even after reading the message on the notification bar

This happened with me many times. After an sms appears in the notification bar I will click and read it but even after reading it the notification doesn't end up it still appears and even on the ...
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How to reduce RAM usage in the Samsung Galaxy Pro Tab 8.4?

I own a Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, and it came with 2GB of RAM (When I purchased the device I thought 2GB would be quite enough). However, after using it for a few days. I felt the Tab Pro was just ...
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My cell phone's mic stopped working and it's not a hardware problem

My SM-G110B/DS Kit Kat 4.4's mic has stopped working "for no reason" (AKA I didn't do anything wrong with it), and it's not a hardware problem because when I connected my earphone and used its mic it ...
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PC not detecting Samsung Galaxy Light SGH-T399

I just bought a used Samsung Galaxy Light SGH-T399N. When i connect it to PC, it is not detecting my cell phone, even after installing the Samsung mobile devices driver the window shows usb icon in ...
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I have a Samsung Galaxy S Relay with a physical keyboard; how can I remap a spare key to send Esc?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Relay running Android 4.1.2; it's an unusual phone because it slides open to reveal a built-in physical keyboard. The keyboard has no Esc key. It'd be nice to have one, so ...
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Can't Disable Chinese apps on Samsung Note 3

A relative picked picked up a 'Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9006' on his trip to China. It was misbehaving so I did a reset. When it booted I noticed a few Chinese icons on the Home screen. Opening ...
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From Lolipop back to Kitkat

I have updated my Samsung S4 to Lolipop. And I don't like it. I need go back to Kitkat. I tought if I do factory reset I will get back to Kitkat, but that doesn't work, I'm still with fresh Lolipop. ...
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Exit from firmware download mode

Can I get out from firmware download mode without downloading new one? I see horrible message: Downloading... Do not turn off target!!! What will happens if I power off my Samsung S4?
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GT-N5100: Random apps crashing suddenly

So, I got this problem with my Android GT-N5100 (running Android 4.4.2). It keeps crashing apps suddenly and randomly. I flashed it with Samsung's official firmware and since then it keeps like that. ...
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Samsung S4 Screen Problem

I dropped my phone face down not to hard on the floor, the battery came out and when I put battery back in, the screen was showing then turned into certain blocks of the screen showing then only to ...
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Note 3 kingo root: Root success but services failed to start

After trying to root with Kingo Root. It said root success but after restarting I get many failed message like:- Unfortunately internet has stopped. Unfortunately S planner has stopped. ...
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Samsung Keyboard of keybinding of switching input methods [duplicate]

How do I disable the 'Shift + Space' keybinding of Samsung Keyboard, which triggers the toggling of input methods? I use a physical keyboard, and it is quite easy (and annoying) for my system to ...