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why factory resetting a rooted j5 is not deleting installed apps

I have Samsung Galaxy j5. I rooted it and it works fine after the root. Now i noticed that when I factory reset it, installed apps are not removed. what is this phenomena? and how can i explicitly ...
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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 to root Samsung Galaxy Alpha SM-G850A?

Seems I've searched vastly across the internet to no avail. So far, I have 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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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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Having serious technical problems / crashing on my Samsung i9300

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300) that I've been using for slightly over a year. I am a rather heavy-duty user of the phone, and have used in intensively for that time. I do take care of the phone ...
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Dates changed on the photos

Photos were taken in 2011 on Samsung phone GT-B3310 (not a smartphone). This phone was switched off for over 2 years in 2013. On 24 January 2015 the phone was switched on and transferred the ...
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Not receiving WhatsApp messages unless I open the app when on 3G (on WiFi there is no delay)

I have recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S4, Android version 4.4.2, and for some reason I only receive my WhatsApp messages when I open the app. This only happens when I am on 3G. When connected to a ...
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My gallery dosent show my pictures

For some reason when I go to my gallery all the pictures I have turn out black all though they arent. Same goes if I want to upload a picture anywhere. It just shows up black but when I post it looks ...
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After Rooting my phone, I get a black screen, followed by “[app] has stopped working” for every application, any idea what could be going on?

I just rooted my Samsung Galaxy G4 I9500 today. It was working fine, I even restarted it a few times just to test everything was going nice and dandy. I also installed two apps to see if SuperUser was ...
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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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Can't play video in gallery

The phone I am using is a Samsung galaxy s6 edge with the latest software installed. One I have recorded a video of some sort, I go to the gallery to check what the video is like. As I click on the ...
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Carrier change not registered in Samsung S2

When I change my SIM from "Idea" carrier to "Airtel" carrier, it shows "Not Registered" Idea SIM is currently active in my phone. What can i do to solve it?
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Battery drains very quickly on Samsung Galaxy S5

I have purchased a Samsung Galaxy S5 from the store. I open it and I begin by charging it for the first time, but without turning it on. The battery was 61%, so I waited until 100%. After that, I ...
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Peel remote problem

This has appeared on my Note 4 and I cannot now use the phone the screen does not respond and the phone will not switch off to reboot it - how do I solve this to remove this app please?
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Com.pandora.android

I have a photo that started showing up on my camera roll it is in its own file titled com.pandora.android. When I delete it and restart my phone is comes back. The path is ...
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Bluetooth disconnects after 30 mins

After 30 mins of bluetooth being enabled , without warning it becomes disabled (while in continual use). Bluetooth , currently enabled : But becomes disabled (greyed out) after 30 mins. As it ...
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Remove swisscom on Samsung s6

I ordered a Samsung s6 from some shitty page on the internet, I got the phone and it's the real Samsung s6 but they put some shit called Swisscom in it, which is really annoying cause the phone starts ...
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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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Samsung note 3 android stopped working

I have Samsung note 3 I have problem with android settings stopped working.and when I did factory reset and after I reboot it still come up with unfortunately com.android.settings has stopped.is any ...
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Remote icon on Galaxy S6 Edge

I suddenly have a new strange symbol on my S6 Edge screen and have no idea what it is but if I touch it, it locks my phone up. The only way I can get it unlocked is by swiping the edge. I'm able to ...
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Tried wiping/resetting my Samsung Galaxy tablet

Hi I have tried resetting my Samsung by scrolling down to wipe/reset but when it comes onto the section for me to scroll down to yes it completely skips and does not let me go onto yes only the 7 ...
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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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Samsung S Planner: day info clouds gone

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII, the Samsung S calendar (/S planner?) home screen widget which uses Google Calendar used to have cloud-like information areas which would be displayed whenever the user ...
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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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IMEI = NULL in Samsung Galaxy Note 3

I have a Galaxy Note 3 FM-N9005 which had base band version N9005ZHUDMJ9 and build number JSS15J.N9005XXUDMK2 running on jelly bean 4.3. I searched for its latest firmware on Sam Mobile and there was ...
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How to recover the files in KNOX mode after I have rooted the device ?

Samung S4, Android 4.4.4 I rooted my device, and now can't access the files in KNOX mode. Should i unroot it or what ?
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Galaxy s5 Firmware what firmware?

So my Galaxy s5 broke about 2months ago but it was rooted so i dont have any warranty. I was wondering if you could help me figure out the stockfirmware on Sammobile, This is the screen i currently ...
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How to flash my Android Samsung Galaxy S4 [closed]

i have problem with my Android. Could you explain how to flash Samsung Galaxy S4
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Is it possible to flash Gapps on stock s6?

So, I have a samsung galaxy S6 (SM-G920R4) with 5.1.1. I am rooted, I plan to use flashify, and I am about to flash Gapps (ARM64, 5.1, stock package) from http://opengapps.org. There is nothing out ...
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Want to decrypt or see images from Encrypted SD card [duplicate]

i have Samsung grand handset. I had encrypted my phone to enable my office mails on my handset. in that process, my SD card was also encrypted. however, now I formatted my fone (factory reset) as fone ...
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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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Device is not performing Factory Data Reset

My Samsung device (Model-GT-S7582) is hanging a lot so i decided to reset it but Factory Data Reset is not performing anything while tapping it. what may be the issue please help or suggest any other ...
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Android ignoring “reply-to” header

When I receive an email on my Samsung S5 and reply to it, the email is going to the sender's email instead of the requested "reply-to" email. I am using the default email app that comes with the ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 - Second one to fail [on hold]

In in the last two months I have updated to a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 through Telstra. The first handset lasted about 5 days before not being able to turn on. The second replacement handset lasted ...
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Manually place CF SuperSU files on System.img(unpacked)

Is it possible to manually install SuperSu on unpacked System.img. I can't install a custom recovery on Phone: Samsung Galaxy S6(Clone) MT6572 Model: ALPS.KK1.MP6 .V1 Board: P725_MB_V1.2 94V-0 ...
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HTC Contacts Backup .VEF file

I have backup-ed my contacts. I got .vef file. How to use the .vef file in samsung mobile. I cant open the .vef file. Is it possible to convert .vef to .vcf ?. Or any other methods available to ...
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Weird screen colors on Samsung Note 10.1 N8000

I have an old Samsung Note 10.1 model N8000 (not the 2014 Note 10.1). For some reason, the screen colors suddenly became strange. They are not inverted, just patchy and odd colors. The tablet still ...
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Is it an hardware or software issue

I rooted my android phone using MTK,then it started displaying horizontal shaking lines,and the phone didn't fall or crack,Pls is that an hardware or software issue?
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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 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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Samsung k zoom 5.8ghz

I was wondering whether it was possible to allow a rooted Samsung K Zoom to use the 5.8GHz channel? I was reading that I might have to edit the wpa_supplicant.conf to allow for 5.8GHz. In addition, I ...
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Pros & Cons of Cyanogenmod on Samsung S5

I may be getting a second hand, slightly damaged, Samsung Galaxy S5. I plan to install Cyanogenmod to avoid Samsung's junk and have more control of my device. My question is, on this particular ...
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Developer option “Do not keep activites” gets stuck

I'm rocking a Samsung Galaxy S6, 5.1.1, build number LMY47X.* When turning on the "Do not keep activities" developer option, the toggle turns green. It is toggled back off as soon as I navigate away ...
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TAB.S Screen start flash with blue streaks and then device reboots by itself

Days ago after installing and deleting some apps (maybe malwares...?) from the Samsung store my tablet tab.s starting at a random point of use to flashing blue streaks on screen before rebooting by ...
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Data not shown and can't be transferred

I have loads of data on my micro SD card as well as phone memory but it does not show in the gallery or Google play music either. When I tried to transfer the files to my windows PC it showed a ...
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Upgrade from API 8 to 16

I have a Samsung ace device with API 8. I would like to know if there is a way to upgrade it (to API 16 if possible). Thx in advance.
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Internal storage running out.. Samsung phone..

My phone keeps on flashing the internal storage running out essage despite having only downloaded two apps since I've acquired it (Messenger and Notes. Tried downloading Facebook but couldn't log in ...
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samsung galaxy a3: block all notifications except email and sms

Device: Samsung Duos (SM_A300H) Android version 5.0.2 I want something very basic: that my samsung galaxy a3 works like a phone and makes sound only for call, sms and alarm. No more FB nor email nor ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy A5 (A500FU) - Installing Custom ROMs impossible

I took the CyanogenMod for my device (Galaxy A5 aka A500FU) from this thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/samsung-a-series/development/dev-help-to-create-cm12-rom-galaxy-a5-t3153129I took the zip ...