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What is this heart/rectangle icon on my Samsung note? [duplicate]

Does anyone know what this middle icon is? It popped up on the top left hand corner of my Samsung. Its a rectangle with a black heart in the middle. I'm new to Android phones.
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Galaxy a20 only will except Sprint/boost sim card how can i use a different carrier [duplicate]

Galaxy A20 only excerpts Sprint sim card how do can I use another carrier sim
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Tap instead of swipe to view next Picture

If i have a series of pictures labelled as 001.png , 002.png ....100.png and i use the My Files app to view a specific picture , then i need to swipe right to move to next picture.Is there a way to ...
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Samsung Fold, Settings screen items looks strange

I've recently updated the Galaxy Fold to Android 10, OneUI2.1. On the outer screen the setting items looks really strange: I think those switches needs to be in one line with the title and subtext ...
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Resesting samsung galaxy s10 plus

Im resesting a Samsung Galaxy s10+ I got as far as the recovery mode screen but I dont know how to by pass the Google authenticator.
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Add am/pm after the 12-hour clock time in the status bar

The status bar at the top of my Samsung S9+ does not show the am/pm after the time. The picture below was taken at 3:23 pm local time but you would not know that unless I told you. It could be 3:23 ...
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Connecting USB Type C Flash Drive to Samsung Galaxy S9

Just bought the Kingston 64 GB DataTraveler microDuo 3C flash drive. The drive has both USB Type C and USB 3.1 port. I tried connecting the drive directly via USB Type C port but it did not list the ...
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Is it safe to manually “clear cache” of apps on Android?

Ever since I updated Device Care on my Samsung Galaxy A10s running Android Pie, I lost my "Clear Space" option that clears unnecessary data, including cache of all apps including system apps on my ...
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Gmail Notifications on my Galaxy Note10

I've used Galaxy Note 10 for about 6 months and one of the major issues that I have experienced was related to my gmail notification. I’d go several hours without receiving any emails and just think ...
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Blank screen observed on one side of split screen after resuming (waking up) from suspend (sleep)

I have a problem when testing split screen on Android Pie. I am testing split screen in Android. Steps that I have followed : Open a video in MX player (H264) and in split screen, open another video (...
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Samsung Grand Prime+ SM-G532F (8 GB)is showing false lowstorage

My Samsung Grand Prime+ (SM-G532F) (8 GB)is showing false storage.From 'settings->Device Maintenance->Storage-> Storage settings': 'system memory' is 4.45 Gb, and 'used space' is 3 Gb,'other'226 Mb,'...
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Rooting gone terribly wrong

My rooting had gone terribly wrong and I don't know why. I tried to install Odin3 and actually did it but then my phone went crazy. Now, it is turning on and off and I am unable to stop it! Please, ...
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Is the CPU of Samsung Galaxy A10s 64 bit or 32 bit?

I really wanted to know the CPU word length of Samsung Galaxy A10s, running Android Pie. In the first appearance it looks like it has a 64 bit processor, since, it uses the MediaTek Helios P22 chipset,...
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Digital Wellbeing in Secure folder Android 10

How can I use Digital Wellbeing in Secure folder Android 10? I am using Samsung A70. Basically I would like to restrict usage of certain apps inside my secure folder and if possible I would like to ...
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Samsung Chat Service Privacy

I'm trying to find out privacy settings behind the wifi chat offered by... Samsung? Its built into my S10e as an additional chat service with little to no information about it. It's free and enables ...
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Flashing galaxy s5 issues

I am having issues flashing my Samsung Galaxy S5 with a new firmware. Whenever I use odin to flash the new firmware it would say Failed (size) This lead me to issues with the PIT file, alas flashing ...
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Need help understanding logs to find the cause of random reboots on android device

Can someone help me read these logs? This is the only error that I have seen pop up repeatedly in multiple logcats. Logs: 05-20 19:14:50.604 12571 12571 E lhd : <McuCrash HwException="...
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Samsung S7 - Developer options not showing after build number pressed 7 times [duplicate]

Developer options not showing after build number pressed 7 times. It even says that the developer is turned on already, but when I search for it under "about phone" on the setting app, it doesn't show ...
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Samsung A8 KG State prenormal

I have problem with KG State prenormal on my Samsung Galaxy A8. So, I installed TWRP, after I installed SaboorROM, and after connect to WiFi, the device set's the KG state to Prenormal and I was ...
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What does this icon mean showing on the notification bar of Samsung Galaxy m30s?

Since yesterday I am seeing the below icon on my Samsung Galaxy M30s. I have gone through the official user manual and found nothing related to this. What does this icon mean?
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Samsung 20 delete phone contact

Brand new samsung 20 will not allow me to delete a contact without phone # and stays on recently added and home screen
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how can i use google voice instead of native phone app for receiving calls?

I've discovered that when I dial out through my android/samsung phone app, there is a lot of latency, and the call is often dropped or goes silent for a few seconds. I do not have that problem when I ...
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lockscreen wallpaper streching abnormally samsung smg570f

I have samsung smg570f I want to change defualt lockscreen wallpaper with my own desired photo but when press ok button my desired wallpaper streches abnormally so bad that i could only see the almost ...
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S5 neo - Failed rooting - Stuck in Download mode

I tried to root my phone. I added the image under AP in Odin3.exe. Then it failed and now I am stuck in two screens. One screen is the "download mode". The other screen asks me if I want to ...
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Only official released binaries are allowed to be boot

I make a mistake booting my phone after rooting it and i really need. My phone won't let me restart it and i am locked out until I find a solutionstrong text
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Does Samsung process its single take images in China?

I was in my backyard, taking pictures of the bees on the trees. I got inside and noticed that one of the single take pictures I'd taken on my s10 T-Mobile version had a location tag from Yushu, ...
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why I can not login to StackExchange App [migrated]

I recently installed StackExchange Application from Google play and every time I tried to login to my account from the application it show me unable to verify your Google account. Although I have no ...
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Some kind of virus is consuming my storage to 0 bytes

As title says, i am having heavily storage problems since a week. Last night I deleted facebook cache and useless applications, 2 gb space cleaned and today I woke up to 8 mb left notification again. ...
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How do I stop Samsung keyboards predictive text from using other language?

I have the English and Hindi keyboards installed, when i am using the English keyboard it will recommend and input hindi words, this is really annoying, i only want it to do that when I'm using the ...
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I want to capture with adb commands the result of a USSD dial?

I want to capture with adb commands the result of a USSD dialing? connect my android cell phone with adb shell I make calls with ussd but I want to capture those results like saying the credit balance?...
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Flashlight comes on for no apparent reason

I have a Samsung A5 running Android 8. Every so often when I pull it out of my pocket the flashlight is on. The screen will be locked due to timeout and there is no indication that I somehow pocket ...
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Missing Google Contacts sync option in my google account in Android device

I have removed my Google account and reinstalled it with the same outcome. I have cleared the cache in the Android contact app. I have checked that my device has the latest google contacts sync APK ...
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No internet access to Samsung but huawei work

My Samsung galaxy j5 phone connected to my laptop earlier it work properly but now display phone connected but no internet access. But my brother's huawei phone connected and work properly now.how to ...
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Samsung J1 Ace cant enter recovery mode

My phone J1 Ace is stuck on boot logo with red signal. I can't go to the recovery mode to flash. What can I do now?
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How to enable 'install unknown apps' on Samsung mobile device?

My Samsung device is running on Android 10, One UI 2.0. I want to install apps using apk file via non-official platforms (the app is not published on Google Play, Galaxy Store). But it won't let me. ...
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Samsung - Update to Android 10 Changed Keyboard Layout

I received the Android 10 update for my Samsung phone. Unfortunately, this seems to have updated my keyboard layout by placing an ugly and almost empty bar at the bottom of my screen below the ...
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Remove Samsung Tab S3 SetupWizard Message 'Activation Incomplete' for Verizon service

I just purchased a used Samsung Tab S3 which comes with Verizon network capabilities. I don't want to use cell capabilities, just Wifi. After setup, on the lock screen and in the notification center ...
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Does google contact sync also sync the sim card or does it just sync the contacts stored on the phone?

So I have this old Galaxy S5 phone that that I'm upgrading to a samsung a51, and I'm also getting a new SIM card that keeps the phone number but doesn't keep the contacts. Do i need to do something ...
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Flashed stock firmware galaxy S7; speaker phone stopped working (please help)

My speakerphone isn't working correctly.. Whenever I switch to speaker phone in a call /video call the other person cannot hear me. The other person can hear me only when I am calling via either ...
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What are “uid” folders

I have something called "uid" folders within the system folder under account folder. These uid folders don't seem to have any content within them.. what is their purpose?
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Can I find the video recording if SD card storage had filled during the recording

I was taking a video of an event for about 45 minutes and I did not recieve any error message saying memory was full. When the event was over and I stopped recording It said something like "File Saved ...
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Android system memory filled up Samsung Galaxy s8

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 since 2 years. After time my free memory got less and less but my Samsung File manager only said that Others had (As of today) 47,26GB and in the Internet i did not found ...
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Samsung S7 speaker phone not working (at all)

My Samsung s7 (SM-G930F) works for making calls on 'normal' (non speaker phone) mode in all apps. but whenever i switch to speaker phone (regardless of the app i am using) the other side (the person I'...
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Samsung SmartSwitch images copying twice

I'm trying to copy images from an iPhone 6 Plus to a Samsung S20 Ultra using Smart Switch. Every time I do so however, each image is copied twice (I've tried this 5 times!). Any help would be much ...
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Cannot connect Samsung S9 via USB to PC for File Transfer

I am trying to transfer files from my Phone (samsung s9) to my PC. I have always been able to connect via a USB cord, and easily change the connection mode from "Charging Only" to "Transfer Files". ...
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instal lineageOS on att galaxy S5

Hie, french living in france, i'd like to install lineage os on ATT galaxy S5, in order to root de device, I' installed,"combination ATT FA44, then I install Towelroot, SuperSU, Flashfire, then I ...
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How do I sync my wallpapers between other Samsung devices instantly?

I have a mobile phone and a tablet from Samsung. Is it possible to sync the same home wallpaper and lockscreen wallpaper from my mobile phone to my tablet. As soon as I set and change the wallpapers ...
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WIFIKILL Permission denied

I have an s8+ rooted device i've installed wifikill and gave it super user from magisk after that i opened it, pressed on the start button and it gave me an err message saying(sock_fd, siocgifhwaddr, ...
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Only get sound through earphones on certain mp4 videos, no sound on speakers

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 with Android 8. I have certain mp4 videos where I can only get sound when I plug my earphones in and no sound plays on the speakers when the earphones are out even if I turn ...
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Flashing Custom Rom

How do I choose the correct firmware for my phone? I have a Samsung a310f that is frp locked on the back IT'S written yately "gugg", UK which could mean that it was made in the UK or for the UK now ...

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