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Resize /system partition of Galaxy S4 Mini

I have a Samsung S4 Mini GT-i9195 and recently I've updated it to CyanogenMod 13, it was stuck on Android 4.4. The /system partition has 1.5GB and it was full with the stock ROM. After updating to ...
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keyboard problem

I used to use 3 languages in my keyboard English urdu and arbic, using it by just sliding the spacebar; however recently this feature disappeared. I can't change language anymore even tho 3 languages ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 display destroyed [on hold]

My display of my Galaxy S6 is broken. When I turn it on the display sometimes light up with some color lines and it flickers. Also the touch display does not work anymore. Is it enough to buy this set?...
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How to re lock bootloader on samsung galaxy s5?

I have Unlocked Rooted Samsung Galaxy S5 recently it has been giving me a lot of issues and I want to send it to Samsung for repair meant. I understand that once you root your device you loose the ...
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Deleting Hidden pictures

When I download my pictures from my Samsung Galaxy S3 onto my desktop, hundreds of screen shot pics download. These are those annoying pop ups that come up trying to get you to select the app to ...
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Phone storage is very low

Samsung duos total space as shown in system storage is 4 Gigabyte. But application manager shows total space of 60 'Mb'? i cant install any application.
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How to root Samsung Galaxy Alpha SM-G850A?

Seems I have searched vastly across the internet to no avail. So far, I've tried using a CF-auto-root file with Odin 3, and vroot, neither of which worked. The only helpful thread I've found was an ...
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Tethering / Portable Wifi Hotspot Samsung Captivate

Repeated attempts to get WIFI tethering failed, even after a reboot. I can turn on the wifi hotspot. I used these steps. Settings > Wireless & networks > More... > Tethering & portable ...
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Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830 won't go into download mode

I have an old phone laying around and I thought I could use it to just fiddle around with it, when I turn it on it goes to the recovery mode (as far as I know it hasn't been flashed before) now I want ...
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How to prevent the screen from turning on on incoming calls?

I carry the phone in my pocket and when I take it out it often accidentally accepts or rejects the call because the screen automatically unlocks on incoming calls? How can I prevent this, preferably ...
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Should I turn off Galaxy S7 Fast Charging

My wife just got a Samsung Galaxy S7. She said it gets really hot when charging the phone, even if its just a regular charger, not a fast charging charger. Also, if she is using GPS in the car, the ...
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i need help for my samsung galaxy note 4

Does anyone tried or knows how to root a LOCKED Samsung galaxy note 4 exynos versions without changing or replacing the stock firmware safely? The reason is, I just want to install the galaxy s6 or s7 ...
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location history - google maps timeline inaccurate [duplicate]

On my husband history, google maps shows that he was at location A then left to go to location B to stay for a while (where he was to stay for the night), then it shows that he left location B to ...
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Root Samsung Galaxy Core i8262 manually

I tried almost every readymade app like Framaroot, Root Genius, etc. to root my Samsung Galaxy Core i8262 , but I didn't succeed. I want to root it manually but did not have Linux laptop. I have a ...
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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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How to backup Samsung 6 edge data with broken USB port

My USB port on my mobile is dodgy, intermittent charging slowly reducing to no charging! I took it in to shop and they're happy to send it away to be fixed, however I need to back it up, and i've ...
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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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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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I own s6 edge plus. The phone broke and screen has blacked out

Can someone repairing the phone see my old Gmail and yahoo mails on the phone when the screen is repaired if the phone is not connected to WiFi. Will the phone get auto formatted if they open the ...
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S5 corded Desktop access

I changed some settings on my S5 to reduce battery drain. Now I can't plug my charging cord into a PC or laptop and access the phone card or SD card. Can't figure out what to "turn" back on ! Any ...
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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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No restricted profiles option after enable multiple user profiles on Samsung Tab A

After rooting and enabling multiple user profiles on Samsung Tab A (SM T-365) device, I don't have option for creating restricted profiles. Thanks for support. Best regards.
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Can I buy a new phone in a different country? [closed]

So, on the 15th of August, as my 12th birthday present, my godfather bought me plane tickets to visit him in England for a week. I am very excited. With me being a Pokémon fangirl, Pokémon GO is a ...
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deleted the group in which I am an admin [closed]

I hv created the relatives group in which i alone was admin, later on I thought it is not the right time then I tried to remove the group. I exit the group thinking that group will be closed. But that ...
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WhatsApp Web Page Displaying on 1/4 of Full Screen

I am having trouble viewing my WhatsApp web on my full screen. It worked originally but now I can only view roughly 1/4 of the chat window instead of the full thing. Any help to fix this glitch is ...
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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 enable USB debugging while screen is unresponsive and black?

how can I enable usb debugging on my phone while the screen is black and doesn't respond to touch. I just want to use vysor (an app that projects my screen) so that I can continue using it in the ...
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Straight Talk Galaxy Grand Prime Bluetooth Problem

When I use my Motorola H730 Headset on my Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, my voice is distorted sometimes. It happens off and on during my call.I tried different headsets with the same ...
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galaxg note 10.1 shuts down by itself in particular cases

I have a galaxy note 10.1 with build number kot49h.p601xxucnj5 and 4.4 kitkat android. It shuts down by itself whenever i single push the power off button(which I expect a sleep by that) and the ...
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Flashing stock rom through cwm

Can I flash a stock rom through cwm? I have a rooted Galaxy Mega, with cwm installed and want to upgrade to the new kit kat samsung firmware. Thanks.
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could not find videos that i cut and pasted from my android

I cut and pasted some photos and videos from my android to my laptop.i found videos missing.after that i tried again after changing it to MTP Mode.even after that i could not find those videos both in ...
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Tablet stuck in “Recoery is not SEAndroid enforcing” and cannot turn off

Just bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 tablet T-580. When I buy an Android device I do two things, immediately: 1) get latest OTA update without fully setting the device up (e.g. only Wifi, no Google ...
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Red color lost in my tab 10.5

I have a Samsung tab s 10.5 inch. Once I try the Samsung code *#0*# and try to check the red color it gives a black screen, but all other color tests working fine – even tab working fine but any red ...
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3G signal gone on Samsung Galaxy Pop

I have suddenly lost 3G signal on my Samsung Galaxy Pop. At first I thought its a service provider problem, so I checked with another SIM card but, still no change. I have used the *#*#4636#*#* code, ...
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ADB driver for Samsung does not respond in remote debugging

To summarise the situation, I tried all the steps and quirks to make remote debugging work for a Samsung Galaxy S4, and Galaxy A3, the chrome://inspect page never picks up anything, I tried with ...
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android phone turns off when wifi on

i have a Samsung galaxy ace 3 that tuns off when it sleeps or locks but that only happens when it has internet access, not necessary WiFi on. So if i want to use the phone i have to disable the WiFi ...
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Failed to mound sd card ERROR

I tried updating software on my galaxy ace and it was downloading then it got stuck. so I switched it off then back on and it says failed to mount sd card. I can't get into recovery mode. please help!!...
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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 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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whatsapp is getting downloaded but not getting installed

Im a samsung galaxy tab2 user.the android version is 4.1.2.my phone had a problem of restarting by itself.as it restarted too many times at a stretch it did a factory reset on its own.it did not ...
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Samsung Galaxy Core Prime wont turn on

My Samsung Galaxy Core Prime wont turn on. It goes past the Samsung logo and then goes to the metro pcs sign, but it stays there vibrating until it dies. It charges but wont go past the metro pcs ...
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Toast message with Chinese characters, is it a virus?

I recently received some updates today from the Play Store. Every so often a pop notification, one of those bubble ones at the bottom of the screen with Chinese characters. The most recent update I'...
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ODIN configuration file - elements' meanings

I started this question in order to have more light shed on a tool that's used by almost all the Samsung device owners that perform operations such as flashing: ODIN. Since there's already a good ...
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How to install Xposed on S6

I rooted my EE Samsung S6 (SM-G920F) (UK) (Marshmallow 6.0.1) yesterday evening using Odin (I followed the tutorial on Tom's Guide). I seemed to root fine. There was no bricking, boot looping or any ...
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Grey circle background on app icons

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and I just looked at the home screen and some of my app icons have a grey circle around them. Is there any meanings of this? Is it possible to ...
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I have 32 GB external, but my internal is only 4GB!

My mom bought me a phone. It's Samsung Galaxy J1. And It says that it has only 4GB in my internal storage. But I have 32 GB external storage. So, I downloaded all apps that I wanted then I moved it ...
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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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Samsung J7 Light Sensor

I got Samsung J7 but it doesn't has auto brightness feature, but in GSM Arena review said it has ambient light.... but it doesn't have auto-brightness and notification light? can anyone tell me what ...
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Locate Samsung phone that has been factory-reset

My Samsung phone was stolen, and it was factory-reset by the perpetrator. How can I locate it, since the data has been reset?
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How to push apps inside Knox Container as an admin?

I am writing a module for pushing apps inside the Knox Enterprise Container. I know in Knox 1.0 container you can push apps that are wrapped and in Knox 2.0 container we can push play store apps as ...