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Auto lock if Smart Stay can't see my eyes open

Sometimes, while in bed, I will watch a movie or YouTube on my Samsung Galaxy S20 ultra. Sometimes I fall asleep and the movie will continue to play as I sleep. I don't want my son wandering in the ...
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Why does Magisk not run my script on boot?

I have Android 10, Samsung a7. I have root by custom firmware + Magisk. I tried to put script in: /data/adb/service.d/myscript /data/adb/post-fs-data.d/myscript /system/etc/init.d/myscript But it ...
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GPS tracking places I have never been there [duplicate]

I need some help trying to figure out what's going on. I read a similar thread where people show their GPS history and have never been to places they never went or been, or show they have been there ...
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Draw security pattern using usb c to hub with hdmi

Not sure if it's a note 10 issue or an android issue. My note 10 screen no longer works. I connect it to usb c to usb hub with hdmi. The monitor now shows clock and lock. The time is correct. I press ...
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Is Samsung S22 Android 13 stable?

I am getting a new phone and I am carefully filtering out phones. It seems that the Samsung S22 is an ideal one for me. One thing - Android 12 kills phantom processes. I am considering to join the ...
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Samsung Galaxy timeout changes to "parentheses" (or zero)

When I restart my Samsung Galaxy S9, the screen timeout value changes to "()". Notice that's not a zero; it's two parentheses. That's literally what appears in the settings. However, the ...
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Launch app by programically - rooted device

I have samsung with installed android 6.0 (default 4.4.4) - it's very slowly device, so I ordered and waiting for Samsung A7 (android 8.0 Oreo). I try launch apps by programically (without additional ...
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Charging problem in lineageOS 17.1 galaxy J7 elte

I have installed lineageOS 17.1 on galaxy J7 elte. Charging speed is very low. First time I plugged the charger, in 87% charging stoped and second time in 80%. It was showing charging symbol in the ...
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I need help finding Lucky Patcher's mysterious files

I am using a Samsung A10s with 32gb of storage, running Android 11 and One UI Core 3.1. I was fiddling around trying to install a ~700mb game through LP. It says storage not sufficient even though i ...
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Disable signature verify in android default bootloader for zip files

I have a J7 elte. When I want to sideload a zip file with adb from the phone's default boot loader the bootloader raises error Signature Verification Failed whole-file. How can I disable this ...
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Prevent keyboard from popping up when clicking a text box on Android

We have a Samsung Galaxy tablet running Android 8.1. We use it for inventory. We have a Bluetooth scan gun that goes with it and when hooked up to a tablet it registers as a physical keyboard. It ...
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Does Note 10 support usb c to hdmi

Can Note 10 do video over usb c to hdmi? I called one of the company that makes a usb c hub with hdmi and they said no. They said my phone does not support Display port alt mode but samsung website ...
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Issue connecting note 10 to windows 10

My note 10 screen does not display anything. So I cannot see any note 10 pop up prompts. In windows 10 settings bluetooth and other devices. When I connect my note 9 it gives the name of my phone that ...
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How to use Samsung Dex or Smart Switch with no phone screen

My Note 10 screen no longer works. When I connected it to my laptop it asked me to install Dex and I did that. But nothing happens. Smart switch says connect the device but when I do nothing happens. ...
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How can I backup Samsung Note 10 it if does not work

My Samsung Note 10 went green lines and now it does not turn on. But sometimes when I connect power supply it vibrates. When put on the wirless pad it also vibrates. The phone not the pad. How can I ...
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Not receiving emergency alerts for the Ukraine test broadcast on September 7th

Recently, I received an SMS that the State Emergency Service of Ukraine will test the new Cell Broadcast notification system, and that test notifications will come from September 7th. Why don't they ...
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One contact not recieving SMS messages

There is one contact who I text and call regularly cannot receive SMS messages from my phone. They can receive calls and MMS messages. Forcing MMS costs too much on my network plan so is unfeasible. ...
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User cannot connect to MS Exchange Account via GMAIL

I have a user who cannot connect her internal work email to her phone. It is a MS Exchange account, but strangely, it doesn't integrate with GMAIL. We are given the screen, as attached: Please help!
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Cannot disable the clipboard history feature on Samsung galaxy device

Samsung devices have a clipboard history feature which is a big security risk for people who use a password manager. I have tried disabling the ClipboardSaveService package as described in the thread &...
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Will an Android phone backup include Facebook Messenger messages?

I couldn’t figure this out or find an answer, but if the Facebook Messenger app is included in an Android Phone backup, are Messenger messages stored within the app in the phone backup? My initial ...
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Can't hear WhatsApp voice notes on my ear only on loudspeaker

Hi friends I am change my old phone to Samsung m52 5g model android phone, And i play a voice message in whatsapp and move to ear the screen off and the sound play in loudspeaker not on my ear. any ...
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Stolen phone. Secure and erase

So my galaxy S20plus was stolen, though my Google account, I did the secure and erase notification. As only this or the ring option showed. Anyhow, now when I check my Google find my device site, ...
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S22 Wifi Hotspot/USB Tether/Ethernet Tether not working

I have a Samsung S22 and i was trying to share the internet connection to my PC but i tried wifi hotspot/usb/ethernet tether but none of them is working,on the PC it says Connected and Internet Access ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite does not boot after Odin flash (stock rom)

I have tried different firmware (original and updated - two each) different usb cables and different usb ports. I have factory reset and cleared cache numerous times, but every time the tablet only ...
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Samsung S7 Edge help - what time on Sunday did I open a certain app? [duplicate]

I am using a Samsung S7 Edge - Android v8. Does my phone have an app login activity log somewhere? Is there some kind of internal record of what my phone was doing at times throughout the day? I need ...
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Samsung: switching to new phone

I recently switched phones for the first time in several years. My vague recollection from past switches was that it was fairly smooth. Here is what happened this time. I switched from a Galaxy S9, ...
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How can I install Magisk alongside LineageOS on my S10?

I have an S10, which was not bound to any carriers. I managed to install LineageOS and GApps following the steps from LineageOS' official site for my model and everything seems to work perfectly. ...
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How do I format my SD card on my Android 12 Samsung phone?

I moved my SD card from my old Samsung Galaxy A50 to my new Samsung Galaxy A53, and it's starting to show read/write issues, so I want to format it. Trouble is, I can't seem to find where in the ...
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USB-C Audio interface doesn't work when placing calls but works for everything else

I have a Presonus Studio 24C and a Samsung Galaxy Xcover Pro. I have installed all the latest updates using the Galaxy Store, the Play Store and also I have completed all system updates. For some ...
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Use adb to remove adoptable storage

I followed these steps (in brief, enable debugging and use adb to enable storage and format sd card) to enable adoptable storage on a Samsung A01 to make the phone more usable (device is not rooted). ...
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Samsung Auto sync personal data - Does syncing all at once use less data/less battery versus syncing small items every few minutes?

Does turning on auto-sync use a significant amount of mobile data and battery usage, or is it not as much as you'd think? Let's say someone sent you 100 emails, would your phone use a fixed amount of ...
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how to turn off a samsung A10 that keeps rebooting?

I have had my Samsung A10 for about 2 years now. A few days ago it restarted by itself and got stuck in Upload Mode: It was showing a screen with two options: connecting to PC and Rebooting the device....
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Can I convert phone into USBC touchscreen display?

Is there a way to join two Android phones so that one of them is the touchscreen for the other? For example, to retrieve data on a cracked phone or to play games on a larger Android screen.
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Google activity showing things I didn't do

I have a Galaxy S10 Lite and I need some help because I really don't know what to do about this. I have looked up for a solution and can't find one anywhere. Since I got my phone last year I have had ...
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Is there any app cloner that 100% works on android 12?

I used app cloner when my OS was android 11 and it worked very well, now mine is 12 and I have installed all possible apps that I could think of to just clone an app. It's a very simple task, but I'm ...
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My Samsung phone just keeps restarting

I have never been in a situation like this. I was developing some widget app on my Samsung A12 with Android 12 and all of a sudden, while building and running the app, the system just shut off. It ...
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how to force an old app to be supported in the higher android version than it's supposed to be?

I have a very almost similar question to this discussion: Is it possible to run old apps on newer versions of Android? If so, how?, the question in the discussion hasn't even got answered officially ...
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Customize daily reset time for Samsung Digital Wellbeing

I have a Samsung on Android 12 and I don't like that app timers inside Digital Wellbeing always reset at midnight. When I wake up in the morning, I want all my timers at zero. But that is not possible ...
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Is phone data sent or saved in the event of a crash?

By default, does google or Samsung get any call history data, text messages, emails, or note app content like google keep if those apps are open and in ram during the event of a crash? Thanks!
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Is Google keep note content data included in a crash report or error log?

Does anyone know if the android google keep app sends any note content data to google or anyone else in an error log or crash report in the event of an app issue? Thank you!
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How to know if an app doesn't work because my phone doesn't support or it's just the app's fault?

When the internal storage (not the SD Card) in my phone is almost full, sometimes it makes some apps failed to be installed, but they will be able to be installed after I free up some space. I ...
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Is it possible to whitelist an app from Google Play Store?

It's actually not a big problem, but annoys my eyes when I usually intend to update some apps. From the screenshot above, you see a name of an app and beside the name there's a warning sign and it ...
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Canceled audio being recorded by `Voice Recorder`: how to recover it

Problem There is an old Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone. An interview voice was being recorded by an application on this phone. Using its built-in app named Voice Recorder. The recording was being ...
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Odin write image after phone not working samsung A10S

I try install twrp using Odin. AP image write then my phone not working. All key combo not working. My phone Samsung A10s try write samsung A10 this is maybe my fault. How can i fix it.
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Can't enter recovery mode on Samsung Galaxy A10s after bootloader unlock

So I unlocked my Samsung Galaxy A10s bootloader and wanted to flash TWRP. After flashing it, I realized I can't enter recovery mode. If I keep pressing the power + vol up, it just shows the bootloader ...
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Is it possible to fake the Android version to allow ROM downgrading?

I was trying to downgrade an Android 11 on Samsung Galaxy A01 Cricket (SM-A015AZ), but cannot because the download mode doesn't let me install an older ROM. So the plan is somehow to modify the info ...
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Friendly way to read Samsung's built-in Messages app's XML backup

I have an old Samsung Galaxy S7 running Android 8. I am using what seems to be the built-in SMS app, called "Messages," the icon is I used this app's Backup feature to create an XML file. I ...
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Ways/Ideas to force activate debugging mode on Android (to use ADB tools)

Context I got 2 Samsungs with broken screens, an A71, and a J5 pro. None of them support MHL, nor Dex mode... (Yes, Samsung restrict such features to their premium lines (with premium prices) even ...
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Force custom resolution

How can I make my Android phone have a custom (logical) resolution? I have a Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (with the same ROM from factory, Android 11), and I want to force it to 1440x2160 resolution (...
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How to access the Emoji keybaord on a new Samsung Galaxy S22+?

I bought a new Samsung Galaxy S22+, but I don't see the Emoji keyboard. I think it should exist on my phone, but I don't see anywhere how to access it. My input method is 'Samsung Keyboard', and under ...
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