Samsung is a multinational conglomerate corporation based in South Korea. Their electronics brand, Samsung Electronics, has produced numerous popular Android devices including the Galaxy S line, the Galaxy Tab, and Google's flagship Galaxy Nexus.

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Rooting the Samsung Galaxy LITE (SGH-T399

I have recently purchased the Galaxy LITE phone. I am having trouble rooting this device. It would be easy if I had a windows computer, but I only have a MAC, and a LINUX computer. Instructions on how ...
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Whatsapp usage with old lost number

I lost my android phone (samsung galaxy grand) . Can I use whatsapp with the same number on my new phone, if I don't have the sim card with that number ? Except for the sms code/call, is there some ...
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Ringtone shortened with lollipop

Having issue since update to Lollipop on Samsung Galaxy S5. When phone rings, sound comes on for 1 second, off for 3, one for 1, off for 3. This happens with Zedge and system ringtones. I have ...
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Dual active doesn't work in Samsung Galaxy s duos phone

In the Samsung S duos device it has an option for the Dual SIM active. When I check it and try the feature by calling on SIM 2 it doesn't work I instead got a number busy .Is this feature country ...
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Screen light is on as long as the charger is connected

My Samsung Android GT-S5660 running 2.3.4 has its screen light on permanently as long as the charger is connected, and I don't know how to make it go off. I admit fooling around with buttons, ...
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I accidentally deleted all applications from my Android phone

My phone is Samsung S4 mini CLONE GT-i9190 (CHINA) Accidentally I have deleted all the applications, what I did is that I installed V root on my pc, and through this program I rebooted my phone. I ...
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How to find installed apps which are using SMS feature

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo (Android KitKat). Some of the apps are using my SMS feature and SMS are costing pennies from my pocket without my knowledge. I want to know what are all the apps ...
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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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Windows 7 Laptop unable to recognize Samsung GT-S7562 and Micrommax A116 Android Device

I have two Android phones: a Micromax A116 and a Samsung GT-S7562. I am able to connect both of the devices on an XP Machine at the office. But at home I have a laptop running Windows 7. When I try ...
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music player and notifications isn't showing after installing lollipo(galaxy s5)

So the problem is after installing Lollipop on My samsung Galaxy S5 my notifications went missing. My music player when active and screen is locked is missing. So maybe someone can help me get music ...
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System Update for Samsung [duplicate]

When does the Samsung Galaxy Core gets its system update? I heard of it from the news before but till now it's still cannot be updated yet.
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Downgrade to KitKat from CyanogenMod (Lollipop 5.0) on Samsung S5

I installed CyanogenMod (Lollipop 5.0) on my Samsung Galaxy S5, but I want to go back to my original software on KitKat. Can anybody help me please?
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How to fix a phone that got soaked in sea water? [closed]

My Samsung Galaxy Alpha accidently got soaked in the sea water while I was swimming in about 5 minutes. It was in my pocket. It has been two days from now and it gets a bit better when the ...
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Bricked Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

I have an unlocked Galaxy S3 Mini (model number SM-G730A). It's technically an AT&T phone, but I use it with T-Mobile. I rooted it with the Saferoot scripts (I think you can find them at ...
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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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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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Samsung Galaxy 2 Wifi Issue

anyone have any solutions or suggestions to the issue where the WiFi connection will not stay stay turned on? When you try to turn it on it just shows the message "Turning On..." but then the switch ...
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Transfering contact and messages [duplicate]

can anyone help me with the best way to sync my contacts from my s3 to my s4 and also my messages from my s3 to my s4 Thanks for reading Cam :)
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Lost/Stolen Samsung S4 Mini blocked be tracked?

recently lost samsung s4 mini, which had sim and phone blocked. Tried to remote lock it using Androis manager, but said device was offline. Does this mean that they can get at my data even though I ...
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When does AT&T Note 4 receive Lollipop? [duplicate]

When does Lollipop hit AT&T Note 4? I have read many articles that the Note 4 was going to receive Lollipop late January. But still no updates. I believe the Galaxy S5 AT&T has Lollipop. Any ...
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Twitter widget appears to be broken: “Application not installed”

I'm having trouble with the Twitter app on my Samsung Galaxy S4. The widget was misbehaving, so I thought I would remove it from my homescreen and put it back. What has happened instead is that the ...
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Uninstall official lollipop Samsung Galaxy s5

Yesterday, I installed android Lollipop on my Samsung Galaxy s5. It was an offical update, since I dont like to flash my device, because it is a work mobile. However, this offical lollipop release ...
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Samsung Galaxy GT-s7562 rooting using (Arch)linux

I have a Samsung Galaxy Trend II Duos (GT-S7562) bought from China.(I live in Ireland) Hence, I am not able to access any google services through apps (no access to Play Store, Google based apps). I ...
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Whose fault is it? Google's or Samsung's? [duplicate]

Like a lot of other owners of Samsung S5 smartphones, I had a lot of trouble and difficulty with my phone after installing the lolipop update. lollipop isn't working well with my phone, so my question ...
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About Android Device Manager

My phone is lost and I have locked the phone with the app Android device manager. Is it locked even if the device is without internet connection?
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Odin detecting Galaxy S plus only in Ramdump Mode

I have a Galaxy S plus (GT I9001), I installed Tiger Jelly Bean recently, which was working fine. But phone was lagging a lot so I decided to install the stock rom again. I installed Kies(latest ...
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How do I move screens in the app drawer?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5. I have a bunch of apps installed. From the home screen, I can tap on the Apps icon. This takes me to the App Drawer. In the App Drawer, I have 2 screens full of icons ...
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Best way to transfer photos from Android 4.4.4 to Windows 7

I just upgraded to a Samsung Galaxy s5 running android 4.4.4. On my old phone running gingerbread, I was able to use the USB Mass Storage Device (MSD) feature to browse, delete, and copy photos (to a ...
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How to Backup when Samsung G S3 not booting stuck at Samsung logo?

How to Backup when Samsung Galaxy S3 not booting stuck at Samsung text logo? I can boot in the "Android System Recovery" Mode using "Volume Up"+"Home"+"Power". I don't have ADB USB Debug set up. ...
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Why do Samsung Keyboards support a maximum of 4 languages?

I would like to know why Samsung Keyboards support a maximum of 4 languages? Also, what do these languages exactly do? I can swipe left-and-right on the space bar to switch between them, but I can ...
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Trouble installing custom rom on Samsung GT-P3110

Every time I try to install any custom ROM on my device I get the following error among others. E:Error in /sdcard/aokp_p3110_kitkat_unofficial_2013-12-24.zip (Status 7) Installation aborted. result ...
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How to unlock bootloader on samsung devices?

Before you try to install any custom ROM on your device, you need to unlock the phone’s bootloader, which is a code executed before any OS (operating system) launch. The notion of a bootloader is ...
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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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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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Whatsapp & factory reset

I have recently factory/hard reset my Samsung Galaxy Advance. Apparently the Whatsapp application doesn't exist in my phone anymore. Does this mean, my account is deleted or I still need to delete it ...
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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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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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my Samsung tab 3 tablet is asking for a password

my Samsung tab 3 tablet is asking for a password. I have never used a password. Suddenly it wants one that never existed. I am the only user of this tablet. No one else has access to it.
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Google Calendar can't add event to default Personal calendar

On my Samsung S3 there is a default Samsung calendar (which can't be removed and apparently is source of all problems). As I'm more convenient with the Google Calendar app, I want to add events using ...
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I am not able to open Google Account on New Galaxy Ace 3 Phone

I have tried to open a Google account but after many attempts have failed. When I tap the Gmail icon I get a window, prompting me to add an account, for either an "Existing" or "New" account. When I ...
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My whatsapp icon is missing

My WhatsApp icon has recently disappeared from my phone completely. It's neither on the home screen, nor the main menu. When I go to the Google Play store, it shows that it's part of my installed ...
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PTP but not MTP

I have a Samsung Galaxy Express with Android 4.1.2. When I connect my phone over USB, it connects as a media device. The only option I see is Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP): I cannot choose MTP ...
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How can I update android version of GT P3100 currently running on Android version 4.0.4? [duplicate]

I have android version 4.0.4, but i don't see any updates, is there any way to upgrade android version?
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Stock Calendar Entries Gone!

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android version 4.3. I have always used the stock Calendar app that appears on the home screen of my phone. Recently I installed the Google Calendar app to see which ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy S III (S3) Won't Connect via USB with Android File Transfer with MacBook Pro - Mountain Lion

I saw some similar questions along these lines with newer Samsung devices, but I will post a question here anyway in case an answer for me ends up being an answer different than that for someone else. ...
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Android picture naming convention

I am using Samsung Galaxy S5 from T-Mobile. I noticed that pictures are named as YYYMMDD_ABCDEF.jpg where the first part represents date and the last purt I suspect represents time in military ...
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“Locking” a Samsung Bootloader

In order to prevent cold-boot attacks against an encrypted Android filesystem, it has been recommended to keep your bootloader locked at all times with the original factory recovery installed. The ...
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Connection of a Tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab S to an Epson projector [duplicate]

I have a Tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab S and I tried to connect it to an Epson projector that has HDMI and VGA ports, I have the HDTV adapter to connect the tablet to the port, but I cannot see any image ...
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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 ...