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Pop Ups in Browser - Possible Viruses?

Since moving to Japan, the chrome web browser on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S3) has been acting strangely. Sometimes it will happen when I switch to a new article on a news mobile website, or even if I ...
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Fast charging enabled power banks [on hold]

Note 5 has a fast wireless charging. Is there any power banks that can support that feature ? Or is there a limitation for that.
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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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How to (unhide WhatsApp contact / remove WhatsApp account) in Samsung Galaxy S5?

Please be patient for me to explain the situation. This seems to be an odd case to me, but it could happen to everyone using Android. I make this specific to Samsung Galaxy S5 because this problem ...
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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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How to root Samsung Galaxy Ace II X

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace II X smartphone, and for various reasons, would like to root it. It is running android version 4.0.4. How exactly do I root it? Should I download the necessary files, or ...
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How do I add other apps to Samsung's multi-window/sliding app in Android 4.1.2?

I just got the Android 4.1.2 update. I know how to disable the multi-window/sliding app section. I know how to add and remove the preassigned apps there, but how can I add other apps (e.g. camera, ...
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Using PIN instead of a password for encryption on Galaxy S5

I have a brand new Galaxy S5 with Kitkat (4.4.2) and am required to encrypt it for work. I greatly prefer to use the PIN lock screen instead of the password due to the annoyance of having to type 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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Why is my edge not responsive?

The lower left side of my edge screen is not so responsive which includes the keys 1,q,a,capitalization and sym i have to press them hard to work.what should i do ?
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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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Mobile network not available on unlocked Active

I purchased a "new" unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 Active SGH-I537 phone on E-Bay. Everything works fine except when I use the phone with my local carrier SIM card. When I insert the SIM card and turn on ...
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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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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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Samsung Duos Mac address keeps changing

I have a Samsung Duos GT-I9082 (Android 4.2.2). Every time the screen turns off or is locked, the WiFi gets turned off. Then on the MAC address changes so I cannot connect to the WiFi due to MAC ...
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how to unlock admin locker in samsung tab 2 neo

I have used Samsung galaxy tab 2 neo and this tab locked with admin locker so how to I unlock?
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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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Problem with recovery and download mode in Grand Quattro

I can't boot in recovery mode or download mode after I rooted my phone using Kingo ROOT. I rooted it before but I unroot it. After few months, which is right now, I need to root my phone again for ...
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How can I backup playlists or extract path+filename information from them (generated with builtin MP3-player)?

I like to extract playlist information (i.e. path and filenames) I've created on Android's builtin MP3-player, to copy it with the MP3 files to a bigger SDHC card. Playlist information is lost when ...
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Cannot connect Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 SM-T705 to computer vis usb

I'm trying to connect my Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 SM-T705 with Android 4.4.2 to computer via usb - but there's no effect. Fun thing is that I was able to do it a week ago. Connection of flash card to ...
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Rooting the Samsung Galaxy LITE (SGH-T399)

I have recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Lite (SGH-T399). I am having trouble rooting it. It would be easy if I had a Windows PC, but I only have one Mac and one Linux PC. Instructions on how to ...
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My songs I put on my Micro SD Card does not appear on Samsung Galaxy S5!

Here's what happened. Recently i bought myself a 128 gb Micro SD card. I added all of my music, which takes up 30 gb of the SD Card. When I open up music player i don't see all of the songs i put, ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Wont start up

So last night when i went to charge my phone (it charges every night while im sleeping). But this morning my alarm didnt ring because my phone for some reason was turned off, so i try to turn it on ...
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Samsung S3 GT-19300

recently,my phone somehow went off and immediately restarted itself into safe mode. I assume in safe mode there are limited thing that will function on the phone? but in my case nothing seems to be ...
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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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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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What is libbor30om.log in Memory of Samsung S6

I have a Samsung S6 and in the Memory is a file called libbor30om.log does anyone know what it is ?
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If you restore whatsapp chats, will also the chats with the blocked contacts will be restored and visible?

If i want to restore my conversations on whatsapp and i'm reinstalling it from the latest backup, will the conversations with the blocked contacts appear? will the blocked contacts continue to be ...
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Google Nexus S broken glass [on hold]

I'm wondering if I should buy a glass front only, or buy the whole package, glass + digitizer. Can anyone explain to me whether it's hard to fuse a replacement front glass with an existing digitizer ...
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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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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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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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Is there a “temporary root” for Samsung phones?

I have a Samsung stellar from Verizon. I want to temporarily root it (I think the iPhone/iPod one is a tethered root). After I restart my phone, I want it to act like it never was rooted. Ever. If I ...
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Entering Samsung Codes on the Galaxy S4 - Verizon

This is likely an embarrassing question, but I may not be the only one struggling. I am trying to figure out a problem with my phone by using these secret dialer codes. I am entering these codes into ...
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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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New Samsung causing wifi issues

We just bought a Galaxy Tab A and now none of our wireless devices will access internet. We have a Dell laptop, Kindle, and the Samsung tab. None will connect with wifi.....any ideas?
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Samsung Galaxy SHV-160k won't get signal

I bought on ebay a refurbish Galaxy Note N-7000. Once I received it I put my chip and for my surprise ther was no signal. After checking It I noticed it has on the back of the phone N-7000 but when I ...
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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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AT&T Samsung Galaxy S6 will not connect to WiFi automatically

I have an Asus TM AC-1900 WiFi router at home. We have a Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, iPhone 6 Plus and notebook computers. They are all able to connect to Wifi when I get home. However, the new ...
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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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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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Android adb: “device unauthorized” message, but can't boot device to confirm authroization

I managed to get stuck in a boot loop after installing the Chainfire 3D driver on a Galaxy Tab 3. I can boot into the recovery mode (and download mode) but when I try to establish a connection using ...
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Disable badges on Samsung Galaxy devices

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 with Android 4.1.2 JellyBean. When I get notifications in SMS or from Facebook, I see a red notification with number (notification badges) on the application icon on home ...
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Which engine does the stock Samsung browser use?

The title says it all - is it based on webkit, gecko or something else? Thanks!
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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 ...