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Questions tagged [samsung]

Generic tag for Samsung devices. Use it only if a device tag is needed for a Samsung device, and there's not better matching tag. See the full tag-wiki for more details.

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How to make new files in Downloads folder visible to all apps?

In Android Nougat, when I use Samsung's File Manager to move an apk file into the Downloads folder, it then appears - within File Manager - in the Downloads folder (as expected). When I try to access ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 only connects to windows 7 via ptp NOT mtp?

Just trying to back up some files onto my old pc, an Emachines running win7. When connected to my win10 Lenovo laptop, everything works fine, both MPT and PTP show up and everything is recognized. But ...
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Corrupt filesystem - only able to boot from external SD card

So I have a Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500F which suddenly refused to boot in any way (normal, recovery, download). I booted TWRP from external SD card but it shows Internal Storage (0 MB). Can't mount or ...
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Android(Oreo) 8.1.0 Set DeviceOwer app causes “Workspace has been locked”

I've been using my app as a deviceOwner App since lollipop. I have a new device here which I want to be DeviceOwner too. It is a Samsung galaxy Tab A 10.5(2018) SM-T590. I am currently running this ...
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Cannot restore my whatsapp

I hope you have an answer or solution, I had an old samsung phone,dous type, and it had database files , crypto8 . I tried more than time to transfer this database to a new phone, note 9 type , I've ...
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How do I set up erase and secure?

My phone was stolen so I tried to erase from Samsung Device Manager but it just sends an erase instruction which I don't know whether the person who turns my phone on will be able to just stop from ...
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I don't receive text messages on time

Using a Samsung Galaxy S7, When someone send me a text message (sms), I often receive it several tens of minutes late, sometimes even a few hours late. For instance: Other: - We're going to the ...
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How to decrypt wpa_supplicant.conf from Samsung Android device?

I managed to get wpa_suppplicant.conf out of my Samsung device to retrieve a password I currently don't have access to. Many of the options people are posting on the entire internet include having to ...
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I can't get wi-fi conecction in a samsung J8 with android 8.0

Android 8.0 drops WiFi connection. Wi-Fi verbose log says: (network_selection_permamently_disabled) network_selection_disabled_by_wifi_manager also displayed autentification error.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab3

How can I reset my password without losing downloads on my Samsung Galaxy Tab3? In attempting to reset as suggested I find doing a factory reset will cause me to lose downloads.
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Increase internal memory of Samsung J2 prime

I bought Samsung J2 prime phone. Some details of that phone as follows. Model - SM -G532G Android version - 6.0.1 I heard that earlier it came with good feature that allow us to format external SD ...
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What is the meaning of:samsung account already exist in account manager [duplicate]

Every time i want to download on galaxy store i get the message: samsung account already exist in account manager. What does this mean please?
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GS4 - Stuck in a bootloop on stock ROM

SGH-I337 I got recently is stuck in a bootloop. Itll post and then attempt booting and stay on the screen forever. As this phone is completely stock and never touched so usb debugging is not enabled. ...
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How does the phone start automatically when the battery is attached?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 phone, is there any way for the phone to turn on the power when the battery is disassembled and reattached without having to use any hard keys and do not use the USB cable? ...
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Android Emoji Glitch

I recently swtiched from my iphone 7 to a Samsung galaxy s10. However, for some reason when I send emojis, the recipient receives two question marks. I've exchanged my phone, but the problem remains. ...
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Samsung music “unknown” album year

I've transfered a lot of music on an external SD card on a Samsung S8. I updated my library recently due to some missing album art, removed the music from the SD and transfered it again back to the ...
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VM to run programs virtually

I would like to install a virtual machine on my Samsung Tablet to run Linux programs from my raspi on it. Any advise if this can be done and how?
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Forgot password on Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 - how to reset?

I've lost my password on my almost new Samsung Galaxy S4. Now I can't unlock the tablet, and I can't shut it down since all these actions require the password. The only thing I can do is restarting it....
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I can't remove contacts from the ICE group

HELP! There is no menu. There are no settings. There is no option to remove. I can call, cancel a call or add a contact. Period. I have a Samsung Galaxy. This shouldn't be so complicated. HELP!
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Is it possible to install “iproute2” on Android?

I tried to use git clone in googlesource's page but it didn't do much. I want to use the ss command from the package but I don't know how to install it. My phone is ARM 32-bit.
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Samsung j737p frp lock solution when OEM is also locked

I have successfully flashed the eng boot.img via Samsung tool pro but after switching it on adb is still not active. I saw a post that claims I should load the official firmware to remove oem lock I ...
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samsung galaxy a3 (SM A300h) frozen

my samsung galaxy a3 (SM A300h) screen has got frozen i cannot retrieve my data as the screen pattern lock cannot be unlocked 1) i do not have a samsung account 2) tried connecting mouse, but OTG is ...
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android file transfer

When I plug my phone into my PC it prompts me to either allow access or deny. I allow access then my PC gives me an error saying that I do not have access. I have tried several cables, and different ...
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Completely compromised, but how?

I'm hoping a few geniuses out there can lend there wisdom, I'm at a complete loss. Or maybe I'm the simple type. I would like to assume I'm "hacked" but the situations I've been through lead me to ...
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Contact names not showing on dialer, but do show in Recents

Have a Samsung J3 2017 (SM327). About a week ago, noticed that incoming & outgoing calls going to/from someone in my Contacts only shows the number, not the Contact name, so I often have no idea ...
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How to wipe the cache partition of a Samsung Tablet?

I am trying to wipe the cache partition of a Samsung Tablet GT-P5100 which does not start the Android operating system any more. Only the Samsung logo is displayed before it starts over. Therefore, I ...
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Cant go in fastboot mode in SM-J400F [duplicate]

I am trying to root my Samsung SM-J400f but I just cant get into fastboot mode. As soon as I type following command :- adb reboot bootloader My device just reboots and doesn't enter into fastboot or ...
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Anyone wrote an XSLT to display Samsung .memo files?

Samsung .memo files are really .zip files containing media and an XML file. Does anyone have a handy XSLT file to convert this into a reasonably pretty format on desktop, including pictures? I don't ...
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How do get SMS messages off a damaged Android phone (Samsung J2 pro)

I dropped my Samsung J2 Pro and damaged it this morning. Only part of screen responds to touch commands now. So it's almost certainly time for a new phone, but I'd like to get photos and SMS messages ...
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Rooting Samsung J5 Pro (2017) [FAILED]

For the last while I've been trying to root my Samsung J5 using Odin. Firstly, I cannot find OEM unlock in dev settings after waiting a week. Secondly, when I try to flash a twrp, an error comes ...
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Stolen Android Tablet [duplicate]

If a tablet has been stolen, the sim card removed and been factory reset, is it possible, at all, to have it tracked?
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Tab 3 10.1 p5210

The colors and pixels are wrong it seems, the lines running parallel are not lined up properly. I have done a hard reset/reboot once and it worked for a very short period then went back. what if ...
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Trying to install 'Add-on: Samsung' app from Google play store but it doesn't install

I've been trying to download the Teamviewer addon app for Samsung on my S9+ (SM-G965F), but I keep on getting a 'Can't install Add-On: Samsung' error message (no code is given). The device is not ...
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Samsung s10e screen protector

I have scratched my screen, however, when I look at it real close, it looks like a screen protection was pre-affixed to it... but to confuse matters, unlike other screen protections I had in the past, ...
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samsung tablet charging procedure

I am considering tablets to use in a small plane to run Sky Demon, a navigational aid. The Samsung tab A 7" is suitable as far as I can determine. The plane has a 12 volt socket similar to a car. The ...
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frp phone unlocked by rooting

Hi I had a question I had frp unlocked my S9+ by rooting it, if I go and unroot it back to factory settings will it get frp locked again or will it stay unlocked?
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How do I unlock my Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

I just got a new Galaxy Tab S4 I did not set a password IN THE SET UP AS I did not want one The tablet timed out and now it wants a pass word which I don't have.I have tried all the reset options I ...
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What is the circle showing on android call screen?

What is showing on this circle in middle?
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Is there any way to return the AM/PM to my status bar?

This is specific to a carrier-locked (VZW) Samsung Galaxy Note 9 running v9.0 Pie. Samsung decided to take away the AM/PM indication in the status bar clock, likely to save space for the "hole punch". ...
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Where do I find emails sent from the Samsung Mail App using a POP3 Mail Account?

I have a Samsung Smartphone with a POP3 Mail Account on Samsung Standard Mail App. I need the Emails I've sent with this account in my new Exchange Account on another device? I think I may be able to ...
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How can I factory-restore a Samsung J5 (2015) SM-500FN?

What I have: I have a Samsung J5 (2015) SM-500FN which ran out of storage and basically hung itself up. There is no data I want to recover, but I want to install either a stock ROM or (preferably) ...
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Samsung Android Source Code — Captive Portal Handling

Does anybody know where I can look at finding the source code for the modified version of Android that Samsung devices seem to be running? The reason I ask is because i'm trying to figure out ...
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Export/save 200+ Samsung memos without selecting them one by one?

I would like to save 200+ memo from the default samsung application What I did: I already succedded to save memos one by one but it takes too long to do this for all of them, the process is the ...
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A small app with a surreal name appeared on my phone. What is it?

There's this on my phone. You know what it is it is? This is the first time I've seen it.
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Can I uninstall security updates for rooting?

I want to root my Samsung device, but previously, I have installed some updates. From what I know, successful rooting depends on security bugs in the firmware: The process of rooting varies widely ...
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Correct TWRP Build for Samsung J7 (SM-J727U)

I have a boot loop issue similar to this post, and would like to try to flash TWRP on to my device with Odin. The TWRP site has four variations of the J7. I'm pretty sure that based on this specs data ...
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Notification icon text background has changed

If you see the image for ex the wifi name's background has changed to white. I might have unknowingly changed something, but I don't know how to change it back. This problem is there for other ...
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Remove app on my home screen [closed]

I have a Samsung Galaxy Prime 7 or vice versa and I can't remove a app on my home screen when I push the app there's uninstall or remove and there's a trash can but I can't do it
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How can get sd card as internal storage [duplicate]

My can I use my sd card as internal storage and my phone is Samsung Galaxy j2
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Lost File on Samsung Phone

So I have a 125gb SD card in my Samsung J7(2016), and since I have enormous amount of space to put such files (no flex), I tried copying lots of files in my SD card including movies, lots of songs, ...