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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What is the path “storage/emulated/0/temp” in Samsung Galaxy S5 for?

I've found that the files within this path "storage/emulated/0/temp" takes around 4gb of my phones memory. I've tried to googled it but seems like not much details on what is actually the purpose of ...
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Disabling Samsung Calendar on Galaxy S4 mini

I'm trying to disable my Samsung calendar so that I don't get two notifications of events on my Galaxy S4 mini. In settings I don't seem to have any options to change application settings.
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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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Can android 2.3 be located through android device manager?

I'm willing to buy a Galaxy Y Duos just to track my car and I'd want to know if its android 2.3 supports being tracked by the android device manager on my PC? I just need to set up a google account, ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 Lite asking for password the first time turned on

I bought a new, unlocked Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 Lite. The first time I turned it on, it asked for a password. I've never put any password on it, it was the first time the phone had been turned on. What ...
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Unable to browse even when connected to free WiFi

I am unable to browse the internet, even if my phone is connected to my office free WiFi. I have tried resetting my phone.
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How to make Samsung Tab 2 10.1 screen always on?

In settings, they only give 15 secs to 30 mins options. But in my scenario, I need make it like an ads screen to present information forever, until the screen dead. Is there any way to achieve that? ...
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Problem accessing Secure Element on Samsungs S4 and S5 with 4.4.2+ [migrated]

I've been working on an app that uses SIM card's Secure Element to store encryption keys and does actual encryption of sensitive data. So, I've been testing it on various phones/Android versions and ...
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my android phone keeps asking sign in to wifi network.

My android phone keeps asking "sign in to wifi network" I'm wondering because I have a signal but I can't access. Please help to fix this problem
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RFID card reader Samsung galaxy tab

I developed an Android app for a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 in Android 4.4. Now I'm trying to connect a RFID card reader through my microUSB port to emulate a keyboard so we can read different tags which ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy Ace (Android 2.3.5) Not working correctly

I am new to this, I have no idea what to do, as when I went on a trip, and booted my phone, I realised it wan't supposed to be on at all. However, me being in a hurry I didn't have the time to wait ...
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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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Add fonts to Hancom office, Samsung Galaxy Note Pro

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note Pro, which came with Hancom office. I write many multilingual documents and the fonts that are available are just boring. I have many fonts, (.ttf and .otf) that I have ...
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Samsung S4 logo shows for 1 sec then phone boots and repeat.

Pressed the power button for Samsung S4 and the logo comes out for 1 sec then phone boots again or shuts down. I cannot go into recovery mode or download/restart mode using the volume, home, and power ...
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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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Does Samsung sell a non-carrier version of Galaxy S5? [closed]

So I'm in the market for as Galaxy S5 and I prefer to buy unlocked phones with no carrier-specific bloatware on them. I went to the Samsung site and it looks like they don't even sell one that isn't ...
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Set screen when unlock device [duplicate]

I've purchased S6 and when unlock the there is a phone screen on by default instead of home screen. How to set the default screen to "home" after unlocking device ? Related : Unlocking screen brings ...
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Apps launch automatically after update in google play store

I am using Samsung galaxy s4 I9505 running on android Kikat 4.4.4. I don't know whether this happens to anyone or not. If there are 5 android apps to update all the apps open automatically after ...
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Galaxy S3 won't turn on

I have a Galaxy S3 and if my screen won't turn on but it vibrates when I press the power button does that mean I have a dead screen? Or is there someway that I can fix it? I've tried it over and over ...
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Samsung galaxy grand 2 duos SM-G7102 Screen problem?

I have installed CyanogenMod 12 (CM) Lollipop everything works perfect but I have a problem with the screen. When the screen locks, the phone will not wake up and I have to reboot the phone.
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Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 firmware update issue

I was updating the firmware of my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 with Samsung Kies 3 on my Macintosh and suddenly my laptop turned off, so I disconnect the phone and tried to reboot it and after it ...
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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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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 core 2 frequent restarting then mount sd card

hi i notice my samsung galaxy core 2 frequently restart while i'm using it playing clash of clan then after restarting it mount my sd card or sometimes lose all of my data. hope someone could help me ...
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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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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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New Samsung S4 reloading deleted emails

I use verizon.net as my main email address. after reading emails on my Samsung S4 and deleting them several days later they reappear as new messages. How can I stop this from happening?
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Deleting a contact in Phonebook

While trying to delete a contact from my Samsung Galaxy phonebook, it tells me that it can't delete it since it as 'This contact contains info from multiple accounts. Information from read-only ...
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Without switching on, charger lights turns ON when phone gets connected?

It's kinda bad day today as i dropped my phone into a water for 5 sec. Phone turned on & I tried to clean it. Since the battery gets low, i plugged the charger cable to my phone. Without ...
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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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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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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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How to return SAMSUNG GT-S5670 to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread?

I have SAMSUNG GT-S5670, and I had android version Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread, but I wanted updated it to Android 4.4. Kitkat. I download on computer Cyanogen Mod and Google Apps package. I put it on ...
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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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Can't choose SSL/TLS (accept all certificates) in samsung default email app

The option "SSL/TLS (accept all certificates)" is just not there. In other default android email apps it is but not on my samsung device. This is the only optien, shouldn't there be a drop dow menu ...
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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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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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Can i use Samsung Galaxy Sm-T210R as phone?

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T210R purchased in US. In India it is marketed as Neo 3 with voice calling facility. Is it possible to modify SM-T210R as Neo 3 and use it for GSM sim based voice ...
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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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Is there update available for Samsung Star Pro? [duplicate]

I'm using Samsung Star Pro (gt-7262) with the Android version of 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. my phone is not rooted. I need to update my phone to any next Android version higher than the current one. Whenever ...
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Image and Video Files not showing up in Gallery

I am using Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS Smart Phone, All the images and video files present in My Files(default file browser app for android) are not showing up in Gallery(default app), and Other ...
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Does Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus supports Miracast?

Since Android 4.2 there should be support vor Miracast. Also the Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus has Wifi Direct. But I can't find any option. Does Samsung Galasy S2 Plus supports Miracast? If yes, where can ...
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Show all marked emails with stock email app

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII Plus with Android 4.2.2. In the stock mail app I want to see all emails which have the red flag (marked). How can I find them?
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What happens when you connect an Android phone to another Android phone?

I've just connected my HTC Butterfly to a Galaxy Note 3 (micro-USB to female USB -> Male USB to micro-USB)... And nothing really happened. What is supposed to happen? Am I able to view the other ...
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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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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 ...