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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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Can't format SD-Card as internal storage - Meta / Expand Android

I have a Xiaomi A1 with Android on it and I use my Samsung MicroSD Card Evo+ 128 GB, as an internal storage. For no reason, it's stopped working and asking me to format it. The issue is, the device ...
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What are the possible security issues when you're rooted? (not for apps but while browsing)

when flashing a good custom rom, will you have more security issues? in what way?? does this mean that lets say you had a pixel or a galaxy and you browsed a site with pornographic content or an ...
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Distorted text rendering in Chrome

About a week or two ago I started having font rendering issues in Chrome on my Note 4 (SM-N910V). It's not always, but frequent enough that it's driving me crazy. I have cleared the cache, uninstalled/...
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Samsung S6 Active Will Not Boot, AP Rom Flash Succeeds (Bootloader Flash Fails - EDIT: BL Flash Works, Device Still Won't Boot)

(See Update Below) Hi all and thanks in advance for your help. I am having trouble with my S6 Active. It has been stuck in a boot loop for a week now. It was running stock beforehand. I flashed a ...
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s9, should i root and use resurrection or disable bload and stuff and use nova? [on hold]

its a lot i need to ask but im excited and just getting into this and need someone with experience on the subject to tell me what is what. Im an expert in windows software but im just getting into ...
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Recorded audio distorted while playing audio on Samsung devices

I have a REACT app that needs to play audio while recording audio. This works well on all platforms with the exception of Samsung Galaxy devices. These devices have a DSP of some kind that tries to ...
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Samsung S7, Wifi keeps disconnecting

I've searched around, and so I can ensure that this is not a duplicate. Smart Network Switch is off Keep Wifi on during sleep Wifi works excellent for other devices Wifi disconnects randomly even ...
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Regarding phone screens, oleophobic coating and lighter flame [on hold]

I have a burning question. When I went to get a screen protector applied on my Samsung Galaxy S9+, the guy applied lighter flame for a couple of seconds to the edges of the protector while it was ...
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Bad media sound quality when in a call

I have for a longer time period had some audio problems whenever I'm trying to listen to music or watch a video while in a call. It only happens when I'm on my phone and connected to my Bluetooth ...
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Find Your Device doesn't lock/erase or indicate it will be completed when phone is online

I don't believe these exact questions have been answered, so would appreciate your help! I lost my Samsung Galaxy S8 while it was on airplane mode. I have been checking Find Your Device frequently, ...
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All apps are of size 0.00 octets - Samsung J1

In the app settings of my phone, all app sizes are displayed as 0,00 o. I tried restarting the phone but it's not working. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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One end of usb cable got wet while still plugged into an outlet

I have a galaxy s7 edge phone. The usb cable for charging, the end that plugs into the phone (I think it's called a connector) got sticky due to some food. I used an antibacterial liquid to clean it. ...
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How to set an alarm via ADB?

I want to set an alarm using ADB. So as adviced by this documentation, I try to use this command to invoke google voice action intents using adb: adb shell am start -a android.intent.action.SET_ALARM ...
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“App not found” for only applications in folders and on SD card

I rebooted my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge this morning, however, upon restart any applications that are on the SD card and in a folder get the message "App Not Found" when trying to launch. These apps also ...
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What is the file extension of SMS Backup file in HTC Desire 830 and how to open it in Samsung A6 plus?

being a new user, I would really appreciate your responses. I was using HTC Desire 830 previously and created my SMS backup using HTC's default SMS Restore/Backup function. Now since I'm converted to ...
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What are the ways a phone can be disconnected from a network?

My android phone, (Samsung Galaxy A3) has been stolen and when I try to access it on "Find my Mobile" it comes up with not connected to a network. It was stolen at school and I was wondering to what ...
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Transferring saved Snapchat photos

I was recently automatically logged out of Snapchat, due to it being an older version, and am unable to update the app as my phone is full. I'd like to transfer the saved snaps on to my Macbook. ...
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Can I emulate my NFC credit/bankcard with my phone?

down vote favorite Samsung Pay, Google Pay, Apple Pay or anything else isn't enabled in my country, but I do know that my card is using NFC. From what I have read there is a possibility that it can't ...
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How to stop Wi-Fi from using all my mobile data?

My phone all of a sudden is consuming huge amounts of mobile data ; apps usage report shows that 'Wi-fi' is causing this: from less than 500Mb per month is has consumed 2GB in a day , and it continues ...
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Can't access filesystem from PC anymore

Starting a couple of weeks ago.. I can't access the file system from my PC on my Samsung tablet.. When connecting the tablet via USB to my PC I never get the dialog box where you choose whether or ...
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How to extract all my data from a Samsung Galaxy J3 with a black screen

So I had my mobile phone in my pocket and suddenly when I started to use it it only shows a black screen, I think it's probably some kind of liquid's screen that got out because I can see it through ...
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How do I reliably access my music library in Google Play music from my car's bluetooth system

i have a Samsung Galaxy S6 and 2015 Mazda. In general, access my music via bluetooth in my car works much better when I disable Google PLay Music and only use the native music app. However, I would ...
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Error: Google play services keeps stopping

This error message keeps flashing on my Samsung Galaxy Tab A6. I tried the solutions offered but on Settings the Google Play Services app does not open the Disable or Force stop buttons. Therefore I ...
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Error: Google Play Services keep stopping

This errorr message keeps flashing. I tried the solutions offered but on Settings the google play services app does not open the disable or force stop buttons. I tried uninstalling updates but I get ...
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How to boot from download mode into recovery mode

Two days ago when I was going to use my Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100 tablet I noticed it was off, but minutes before it was on and working, so I tried pressing the power button and nothing happened, ...
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Play Store on Oreo cant download apps when VPN turned on

We have an issue where Android Oreo (v8.0) cannot download apps from the Play store when a VPN is turned on. This also happens to affect the Airwatch MDM agent in the same way as well. Devices - ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Setup wizard not working?

I am selling my samsung galaxy s6 edge, so I reset the phone to factory settings before I sell it. However, the screen is now unresponsive on the setup wizard, it will not let tap the start button or ...
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Unread messages not bold in Gmail on Chrome (Nougat)

Gmail on Chrome on Lollipop (unread in bold messages are fine): Gmail on Chrome on Nougat (unread in bold messages looks thin): As you can see in the second image, the unread message is thinner than ...
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I can't remember my passcode!

This seems like a generic question, but I can't find answers anywhere! I have my older Galaxy S7 which I'm trying to retrieve photos and texts from. Unfortunately, when it rebooted, it asked for a ...
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Galaxy S7 Android 8 Oreo; keyboard shortcuts/settings/dictionary backup possible…?

Is it possible to backup Samsung keyboard shortcuts, settings and any additions you make to the dictionary on the Samsung Galaxy S7 running Android 8 Oreo? TIA, Ivan.
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disable bluetooth popup

Coming from an iphone, I now have the samsung a6. Used to the way the iphone works when it comes to enabling bluetooth, my experience so far is somewhat less positive. Each time I enable bluetooth, ...
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Phone won't connect to internet in the background! Why?

My phone (Galaxy Note 4) running Android 6.0.1 can't do anything internet related unless the process is running in the foreground. I've been dealing with it for so long, but now I'm stuck in the ...
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Terminal stuck on “<waiting for any device>” after /fastboot oem unlock command

I have been trying to unlock my phone's (Samsung Galaxy J5) bootloader with almost no success. I used adb for the process but it always gets stuck at waiting for device, after fastboot command ./...
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How does carriers blocks Internet connections on phone…

I just changed my ISP, and whatever the tethering method (usb or Wi‑Fi or bluethooth) I’m using, I’m redirected to a captive portal of my carrier on my PC web browser’s stating that I’m not allowed to ...
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Samsung phone charges poorly, periodically

My Samsung S8+ has started having periods when it does not keep up 100% charging when connected and in simple editing usage. If I leave it idle it charges slowly and the "charger beep" occasionally ...
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I get “Internet may not be available” on my new Samsung J5 Prime

I get "Internet may not be available" on my new Samsung J5 Prime around every 5 minutes. This did not happen with other Android devices on the same Wi-Fi router. What can be the problem? Model SM-...
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Unable to connect to Raspberry Pi3 by hostname from Android VNC Viewer [duplicate]

I installed VNC Viewer on my Ubuntu from here. Then, I could connect to my Raspberry PI by both hostname and IP address. However, I can't do the same from my Samsung Note 8 I can't connect by hostname ...
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samsung j7 showing process is not responding?

after using link2sd app to move app to sdcard while moving the app, my mobile got restarted and then it shows process is not responding error, and i can't access images, my mobile not showing any ...
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Samsung tablet GT P5113

My tablet.Is showing strong WIFI connection yet I have no Internet connection- Contacted my Internet provider who rebooted the modem still no success anyone else have these problems I don’t know how ...
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How to temporarily change ᴍᴀᴄ address without root?

There are many claims that’s it’s possible to change Wi‑Fi ᴍᴀᴄ address temporarily, but each time there’s a permission error when running one of the command. How to temporarily change ᴍᴀᴄ address ...
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What triggers Always On Display's display of seconds?

I'm using a Samsung A320F/DS with AOD in "show always" mode. Android is 8.0.0, AOD has only a single page (without the player). Clock style is set up as 22:59 TUE 3 JULY 84%🔋 But one day, when ...
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Samsung Smart Switch - Do I need the same version of an app on both phones?

I mean to transfer only selected apps from my J7 2015 (Phone #1, P1) to my new J7 Prime (Phone #2, P2) using Samsung Smart Switch (SSS). Some of these apps are already installed in P2. Since ...
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Slow internet connectivity on samsung galaxy j7 prime

It has been a month since I am facing slow internet connectivity issues on my samsung galaxy J7prime even on jio4g data plan. I contacted Jio helpline twice and they said they 'll try to rectify if ...
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Samsung S7 Downloaded Photos are Corrupt on PC but view OK from Android Gallery. Issue started after Android internal storage got all full

So I usually take videos and photos and then get a message from Camera app that I can't use the app anymore since phone memory/ram is full. I usually connect to PC and download and delete from phone ...
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Wifi won't turn on after flashing stock rom?

I installed an Custom ROM Lineage OS 14.1. After that I had flashed stock ROM on Samsung Galaxy A3(SM-A300H) using FlashFire. After that I did a factory reset and after booting up I tried to turn on ...
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How do u get rid of the corner shortcut list?

Everytime i swipe to close to the edge of the screen a shortcut appears in the corner. Don't know whats causing it. How do i stop it?
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how to understand DUMPSTATE logs

Completely newb here, I have the dumpstate logs but not sure what to look for. Problem: When running in KIOSK mode for our devices, they completely crash. If in non-kiosk mode, then it's fine and ...
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Searches and locations I didn't do and never went to

How is my phone in Google search showing I searched places that I never searched and shows I went to locations where I have never been? There are local places but not me. I changed my password several ...
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flashing a rom on a different samsung note model

i have recently bought a Samsung note 4 sm-g910H (at least that what it says in the settings) but upon opening it up i noticed that the USB module had sm-n910F typed on its ribbon connector ,and ...
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Where to get stock samsung galaxy images? [duplicate]

in particular I am looking at Samsung Galaxy S3 factory image. Samsung download site was useless.