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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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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“Unauthorized actions have been detected. Restart your phone to undo any unauthorized changes.” notification on Samsung device

I have a new Samsung Galaxy A3 that keeps on giving me a security notice saying Unauthorized actions have been detected. Restart your phone to undo any unauthorized changes. How do I stop ...
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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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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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Phone keeps reseting all the time after rooting

I had to do a factory reset, and to avoid losing app data I decided to use a backup app which required ROOT. For this I used root genius. But after that phone kept resetting all the time without any ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 will not boot, turns off after 2 seconds

My Samsung S4 does not fully boot. It turns off after two seconds after the Samsung screen and before the Cyanogen boot screen. How do I resolve this issue? I can't boot into recovery -- it never ...
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SD card trouble

I have a 16GB Samsung Galaxy S5. I filled the memory so I bought a 32GB SD card to move my media onto. I copied the Media onto the SD card, made sure everything transferred properly, and then deleted ...
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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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My Samsung Galaxy Trend turns off after short usage

My Samsung Galaxy Trend turns off at full battery after 2 minute use. This does not happen when the charger is plugged in. I have tried putting electrical tape on the battery to support it. I have ...
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How do I access settings in WhatsApp on Samsung Galaxy Note 3?

I don't see the ellipses icon ("...") in the top-right corner of the screen on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Without it, how can I get to the Settings screen in WhatsApp?
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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 s4 stuck on logo

Yesterday I installed the newest software update for the Samsung galaxy S4(GT-19505). At first, the phone was stuck on a loop of the update 'installing' to 100%, turning on then switching off and ...
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When I select “Move to KNOX” on a file located on the external sd card, where will it be moved?

I have a question about my Samsung Galaxy Note 4. I recently installed My KNOX and I have the "Move to KNOX" feature in the Gallery. If I use this feature for a photo located on my external microSD ...
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Phone off when install or uninstal apps

My samsung galaxy s duos2 is automatically off when try to install & uninstall a program.so nothing can installed&uninstalled.help me please
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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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Knox official warranty statement from Samsung

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (N9005), and it has a problem with GPS. It's definitely a hardware problem, as I changed the software and did everything, software-wise, to fix it, but no use. I would ...
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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 edge side screen apps not showing when live walpaper applied

We got a feedback from a user that in his Samsung edge when our live wallpaper is applied his apps on the side screen(curved edge) is not showing up, we cant find a reason why its gone, since those ...
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Enable Developer Options on Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

I'm having trouble enabling developer options on my Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 tablet. I click the build number 7 times and get the toast telling me it's enabled, but it doesn't appear in the menu ...
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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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Image info cache even after deletion?

So I've been trying to transfer images from my mac to my android (previously from iOS device). At first the images exported from the iOS device was done with a bad program and the creation dates were ...
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Samsung KNOX is not working

I'm having, Samsung Galaxy S4 GT - I9500. It isin't rooted and having Official Lollipop ROM. Whenever I open KNOX select setup and then do next, it closes and displays the error : "Failed to ...
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How to set up screen lock on my Samsung Galaxy S5

I did just as described in http://support.bell.ca/Mobility/Smartphones_and_mobile_internet/Samsung-Galaxy-S5.how_to_set_up_the_screen_lock_on_my_samsung I set up PIN or pattern to lock screen. But ...
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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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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 (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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I can not screenshot on my samsung galaxymini s~3 [duplicate]

How do i screenshot on samsung galaxy s~3 Model number GT-S5280 Android Version4.1.2
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Alarm clock unlocking device

I have a Galaxy S3 phone and a Galaxy Tab 4, both with the same issue. I'm using the Echo Lockscreen app (paid version) with a pattern unlock, which I'm happy with. I'm also using the built-in "Clock" ...
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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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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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How do you turn off developer mode on an s5?

I turned developer options 'off', but is there anything else that needs to be done? Not my phone so don't want to mess anything up :-)
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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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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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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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Samsung Tab A running Android 5.0.2 - emails synced correctly, then emails VANISHED.

I used the standard email client on Samsung Android tablet (SM-T350), a new "Tab A", running Android 5.0.2, and set up POP3 access to my gmail account. I had to "enable auto sync" to get the emails ...
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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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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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Google Cardboard not working with Samsung Galaxy Prevail II

I just bought Google cardboard, and no matter what I do it won't work with my phone. I have a Samsung Galaxy Prevail II running Android 4.1. My iPhone works fine with VR but when I try to use the ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 on Verizon - capable of simultaneous voice and LTE w/o having to use VoLTE?

Does the Samsung Galaxy S6 on Verizon support using 4G LTE data while on a voice call without having to use VoLTE mode? It seems like a lot of newer phones don't support this. VoLTE might be fine if ...
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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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HELP! Samsung Galaxy S5 died suddenly and without reason!

Less than a month old my Samsung Galaxy S5 has completely died. I was listening to music on my Galaxy S5 (<1 month old) when it cut out. The phone had 50% charge, but had suddenly turned itself ...
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Alternative Lockscreen with Fingerprints

Is there a way to use the fingerprint sensor on my Samsung Galaxy s6 with a costum lockscreen like AcDisplay(no root)?
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Small clock icon above AM/PM on 4x2 clock widget

Just received JellyBean 4.1.2 on my Sprint Samsung Galaxy S3. I have always used the 4x2 digital clock widget and I noticed a small icon that looks like a clock appearing just above the AM/PM. This ...
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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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USB device recognized briefly in Android Studio but then quickly disappears

Hello fellow Android devs, Up until very recently I did all Android development on a Windows 7 machine. I decided to purchase an iMac (OS X Yosemite) so as to have the benefit of being able to ...
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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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I m not able to get the edge sign

I Am not able to get the edge sign on my notification bar still if i Turn on the data i have taken out the sim card & Then again put it in the mobile but nothing works
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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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How can I put Android device manager on husband's older samsumg work phone?

I actually already downloaded the app, but do we sign on to his google gmail from it? Because his gmail account shows up on my phone, but how can we register his other phone to his gmail account? ...
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Galaxy S4 crashed and rebooted, now says password is incorrect even though it is definitely correct

I was using my Galaxy S4 when it suddenly froze, then rebooted itself. Now, it is telling me that my password is incorrect, even though I am 1000% sure that I am typing it correctly. I have typed it ...