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Before it flickered did you see any green light or something. I suspect the screen is cracked. Experienced it twice on my S3. Try to enter download mode, if nothing shows up there too then it probably is screen issue and not some kernel screw up. Also look for some cracks, in my case it was really tough to notice the cracks that caused a large hole in my ...


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According to this site, 4.4.2 is the only Kit Kat version for the Galaxy S3 on Sprint's network. It is entirely possible that the update you received was just a lesser update to update some additional problems or issues that the phone might have had. The problem is, you usually can't receive OTA updates while rooted, so there is also a chance that it ...


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Framaroot, if you are running 4.2.2 or lower. I don't know about anything for 4.3 and up which works reliably on most devices.


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Replace your /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules file with the data given below and then restart the adb server and try SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0bb4", MODE="0666" SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0e79", MODE="0666" SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0502", MODE="0666" SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0b05", MODE="0666" SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ...


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Every time another app start running, more of the phone's RAM is used, if too many apps are t=running, the phone will slow down... Get a RAM optimizer like Memory Booster. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=imoblife.memorybooster.lite&hl=en Works for me, I have it on all of my Androids...


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I have tried many things but I have found a cause of the problem. The RAM on the phone was full. My carrier is T-Mobile, There is a free app, T-Mobile My Account, which has a tab Device Health. Click it, you will find Device Performance --> Show all tests -->RAM Usage --> Memory Boost (tab to clear all RAM usage). Give it a try! My two-year-old ...


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Disabling 'debugging mode' did the trick for me.


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Hold down the power button for 10 seconds it should reboot it this fixed my problem


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Have you tried to do a data wipe/factory reset? You could take a nandroid backup, and use an app such as Titanium backup or Nandroid manager to get (some of) your data back.


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I had to install a custom kernal (Alter) to fix the issue. My device is now working like before now.


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First turn airplane mode on that should stop all erros google sync alike. Then go to settings > account > remove google account. Then go to where you manage your apps and delete all data + cache of every google app (play store google+ google play services etc). Also look for an option called something "Redefine preferences" sorry my phone is not on ...


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Here are your answers: Depending on how many of the CPU cores are asleep (clocking at less than 200mHz for your phone), the system needs to wake up those. This takes time. If the device is not asleep (doing background work), the screen will turn on very quickly. Best way to deal with: Don't use the power button to turn on the screen, but rather use the ...


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Most screen recording applications require rooting your phone, unfortunately. You can try EASY screen recorder NO ROOT (paid version here): it is the most well-rated screen recording application that does not need root I am aware of. A few other applications:


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This sounds like either only one or even both central connectors of your phone's micro-USB port are broken. Charging only uses the outer ones which let's you use the charger. If I assume that by detecting your flash drive you haven't accessed it, then it's this. You are able to root your device (I got the same one) without a USB connection using TowelRoot, ...


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No. The application on the home screen is just a shortcut and must have been created by mistake. You can unpair by clicking on the options button next to the iPhone's name. Also, iPhones don't support Bluetooth transfer with android so you needn't worry!


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Try deleting the data and cache of every app that gives you this error. It's very common that this junk causes troubles because they were set up in other conditions of the Android SO.


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This is a pretty common problem on the Galaxy S3. If the phone has been dropped or the camera has been bumped hard enough the connection to the back camera may have come loose. My suggestion would be to take it to a repair shop and have them open it up or open the phone up yourself. If the phone is under warranty I would file a claim with Samsung.


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I had that problem with my S3 and it was a faulty power switch that was stuck. My device was rebooting on its own very randomly. This video did the trick for me. I found it laughable at first but it worked. Basically, it means that if you tap the device on a flat surface, power button side down, it may release the internal switch. ...


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The Auto option enables the lightsensor of the device. On some Samsung devices there remains a slider when the checkbox Auto is checked. With that slider you can set a delta (small change) in the brightness set by the data of the sensor. You can chose if you want it a bit brighter or less bright than the sensors standard value. In short: - Box checked: ...


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Personally I would use the Google Photos app, but yes, you can re-download it. Here is a list of downloads for the S3 stock apps for Jellybean: http://www.the-area51.com/2013/01/samsung-galaxy-s3-jellybean-stock-apks.html Download the gallery apk file on your phone, and open it. A promt will open, click install. Once it's finished, you can delete the file ...


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Simply boot your phone to Fastboot and issue "fastboot erase userdata". This will not really wipe the data, but without huge efforts (modifying the eMMC controller) you will get just zeros when you dump the partition. Be sure to erase cache as well. If you run Cyanogenmod chances are you have a recovery installed that enables adb by default. Try booting ...


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What worked for me, as adx suggested, was to go into the /Android/data/com.providers.media/albumthumbs folder on the phone and delete all of the files it contains. They are extension-less files, so it is impossible to tell which one is the offending one, so I just deleted them all. The next time I opened the default Samsung music player, all of the album ...


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My best guess is going to involve reflashing the ROM by using ODIN. There is a website that has all Samsung firmwares in zip files available for download, just get one and find instructions to use ODIN to flash it. Just be very careful, you could make matters much worse if you don't use a compatible ROM or don't follow instructions perfectly. If that ...


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There's either an app that's controlling this setting, or malware. On Windows behavior like this is caused by malware 9 out of 10 times, but on Android I'd suspect that some app is the likely culprit. For a list of apps with permissions to monkey around with your settings, go to Settings→Security→Device Administrators. Anything listed there that ...


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Android 4.4.2 (Kitkat) was not officially released by Samsung for the Galaxy SIII. You can search at SamMobile for your SIII (GT-I9300) and download the latest official firmware. (registration required but I can give you the links too, if you don't like to register there) Then flash it using Odin (or similar) to get your stock firmware back. A private ...


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there is no degree sign on the second page. It looks like there is 3 pages of symbols (123 Sym) but in fact there are only 2 pages..


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As New-To-IT said, if you want to be 100% sure all traces of the photo are removed, you should wipe the cache. However, to answer your first question, whether changing the wallpaper automatically deletes the previous wallpaper from the location where the system stores the current wallpaper: Yes. Or, more accurately, the previous wallpaper is overwritten ...


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If you'd like to be safe, you could always wipe the cache of the phone: 1. Turn off your Galaxy S3. 2. Hold down the Home and Volume Up keys. 3. Press and hold the Power button while still holding the other keys 4. As soon as you see the Samsung logo, release all keys/buttons. 5. Press on the Volume Down key to tab down to “wipe cache partition” 6. Once it ...


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If youve updated your phone to android 4.3 or higher you cannot get cm 11, but this may help: http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_d2vzw


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My S4 wouldn't recognize music on my external SD-card. You can fix this on your S3 by going to settings> more > storage > remove SD-card. Wait till it says 'You can now safely remove your SD-Card' then remove the card out your phone. Clean your RAM and then put it back in again. Wait a few seconds till it's succesfully installed and your card will be ...


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I too struggled with that. Kies is the problem indeed. Just throwing it in the trash did not work. You have to download it again to get the dmg and then use the uninstaller. AFT was not working on 2 boxes I have here (10.6.8 and 10.9.5) and after properly uninstalling kies, everything started to work perfectly.


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GravityBox module for Xposed Framework can do it. Xposed requires root, but from reading your question, it looks like you have root. Download KitKat Download Jellybean From the XDA Thread: Button backlight modes (default, disabled, always on while screen is on)


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It was a really stupid thing. My phone's network mode was set to cdma while my country operates in gsm. It solved it.


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A reset (through the recovery) will remove all data from the user. If you don't want to preserve that simply follow the short guide: (Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvD6ZCENlJA) 1. Shut down your device. 2. Enter recovery mode by holding Power, Home and Volume-Up at the same time. 3. When the screen turns on you can release the Power ...



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