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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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Clear HTML5 storage in Samsung Internet?

I have a problem using Samsung Internet Mobile Browser on my NoteFE running non-rooted Android 8.0. Some websites (like mega.nz) use - what I suppose - HTML5 to store data/files offline somewhere. To ...
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Pausing Music on Samsung [on hold]

My Samsung phone keeps pausing any kind of music I play for abt 15 secs and then either stops completely or continues playing. This happened after the last update I did a few weeks ago. It's totally ...
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How to add stickers to Samsung Keyboard?

I have made a sticker pack for Telegram.. Is there a way to integrate those stickers into Samsung Keyboard ? If so, how ? (Stickers are private, so no publishing to Galaxy Store.I have no root on my ...
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Samsung galaxy s8+ unable to connect to 802.11n wireless network

As in the title. Stock One UI on Android (Pie), up to date and I have entered the correct network key. However, when I try to connect it fails, eventually displaying "Authentication error occurred". ...
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Unfortunatly, Google Play services has stopped [duplicate]

I can't even open my Samsung Tab2 because of this. What can I do?
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Can I connect a Samsung Galaxy A9 by an ethernet cable (no wifi)?

Has any other member been able to do this? I believe that you go to Settings - Developer Options - USB/Internet/Ethernet. If this last option is not there then it will not connect. I must confirm this ...
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What sepolicy context will allow anything to run it?

I know using root you can chcon a file/directory. What is a context that will allow any other context to execute that file/directory? I am trying to execute something without root, but unless ...
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Make home screen rotate on Samsung Galaxy 9

Most of the apps will rotate when I turn my device. So does the screen on my tablet. However, on the phone (Galaxy 9), that doesn't happen, making usage in horizontal mode a bit awkward. Is it ...
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Samsung A7 wont turn on

My A7 wont turn ON. When you press the power button it will vibrate and displays Samsung A7 then off again, then display the same again and again. I tried pressing Power + Volume up + Home buttons at ...
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How dumb is it to try to remount /proc as w?

I'm trying to run a little python code that check some files in my phone's /proc/pid the thing is the program won't run properly because /proc is read only. Because I know proc has a special ...
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How do I change the default number for the emergency contacts?

I have my family listed as my emergency contacts but when I try to call them using the emergency feature, it does not call their default number. For example: if i try to call my mom from the emergency ...
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Google app not working on Galaxy S9

The Google app (just the basic Google app and associated widgets, etc; not Gmail, Google Play, Chrome, Photos, Docs, etc) is not working on my Samsung Galaxy S9; I have had the phone since last July ...
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How to root Samsung Galaxy J1 mini/SM-J105H?

Googled it, but am only hitting some other versions of J105 image for rooting (Not H as I have.) Need to root the phone so to be able to remote control it. Samsung Galaxy J1 mini/SM-J105H, Android 5....
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Remotely control Android from PC or from another Android over *mobile* network?

OK so here goes this question again. I need to be able to remotely control my Android (reboot, change settings, control the apps, view screen) over the mobile network connection. Not USB, not WiFi, ...
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How do I stop ads interrupting my music player

I have a Galaxy Note 9 where I usually have music playing in Amazon Music Player in the background while I play games. In the old version of the OS (Samsung's version Android 8.1) when I am playing a ...
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Google Play Music keeps putting non-music audio files into my music library

So now all of my audiobooks and ring tones are in there with my songs and there's no way to seperate them even though I keep my music, audiobook and ringtones in separately files on my SD card.
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Netstat -l -p stop working when I'm root

I need to know why this process named "camera test" in Nestat plus (though I can't find this name in the lsof log) is listening some ports it is the first four processes after netstat -l-p in the ...
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HELP! FRP and OEM locks bricked my Samsung phone after root

I recently flashed my SM-J701F (Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt, Android 8.1) with TWRP and Magisk. Both OEM and RFP locks somehow turned themselves on when I tried to reboot, effectively bricking it by ...
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My Samsung Galaxy GT-S5830i wants to force stop everything

The phone starts up normally and then when I enter my password but then I am immediately greeted by: 'Sorry! The application (process com.android.) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again.' and a ...
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my whatsapp account does not properly working

My whatsapp display picture is not seen to my contacts.While I refresh my contacts they can see that. After 2 days the same problem repeats again.Again i refresh the contacts.Also when I put a photo ...
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Forgot Password

I can´t remember my Samsung Galaxy J7´s phone password and I have to reset it. But I don't want to lose all of my pictures and etc. How can I still have all of that stuff without downloading it or ...
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New Samsung Galaxy J6+ can't access Google Account

Updated from an old J3 and wished to download from the Playstore the apps that I'd been using previously. Went to 'Add Account', entered my phone number and alternatively my gmail address. Then on ...
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How to safely root the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2017 (SM-T380)?

I am wondering what would be a safe way to root my Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2017 (SM-T380)? I understand there is CF-AutoRoot and such but I have no experience in rooting any device with that method and ...
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Wifi continuously stops working after a few minutes, and mobile data stops working until reset

I recently got a new Galaxy J7 Crown, Andriod version 8.0.0, Samsung Experience version 9.0. Will provide more information on software versions as needed. Phone will continuously lose wifi ...
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Is the Samsung Galaxy S9 encrypted by default or can it be encrypted?

Basically, I travel a lot with my phone and having it encrypted would be very useful in knowing that a crook wouldn't be able to gain access to my data should my phone be stolen. I heard from one ...
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Bypass FRP lock, SM-T285

One of our employees has had signed in with her Google account on a tablet (SM-T285, organizational one, and I didn't know that). Now she isn't here and we don't have access to her. Because she had ...
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Can't sync data

I keep geting a message like this "Can't sync data; Not enough space on your phone". I added extended memory. How can I take from the main memory and put on extended memory? Can Someone please help ...
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Text messages shown along with call history on Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

I am using Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus and it is showing text messages along with call history. I don't want the text messages shown in call history. How it can be done? Even if I delete the message, ...
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Wifi wont turn on

I have a Samsung 10.1 and WiFi won't go on I try to turn on and it goes right back off have restarted,turned off timer etc nothing seems to work
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Cant install apps after factory reset although there is free space

I have a Samsung SM-T230NU 4.4.2. I have had this tablet for 3 years. I have factory reset it about 5 times. Every time it has less memory available to use. It says I have 3.52GB available space and ...
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Change photo display to list mode

I would like to see the list of photos in each gallery album in list mode - meaning I can see the filename of each photo. I've done it accidentally a few times but I can't figure out how to do it ...
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Moving app from “/data/app” to “/system/priv-app” leads to reboot (Magisk, Android 8.1) [duplicate]

I have a rooted device Samsung SM-T590 (Galaxy Tab A, 2018, 10.5, Android 8.1.0) I have Root Explorer app installed When I try to move some app from "/data/app" to "/system/priv-app" (using Root ...
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WhatApp Profile Pictures from Contacts

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8+. I have a few contacts who have not set a profile picture within WhatsApp. Previously, it would automatically substitute their lack of profile picture with whatever picture ...
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REMOVE LOCK SCREEN SAMSUNG Android 8.0

Hello my friends I open the system.img by HXD and remove the locksettings.db but with Android 8.0 the phone hang on the Samsung logo Is it a solution to bypass the lock please
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minecraft and pvz backups transfer to new tablet

My son has been using a Samsung Tab A for the last year. I set him up (and his sisters) with a child google account which I monitor with Family Link. Unfortunately the tablet port charger broke (...
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Galaxy Tab A 10.5 issue

My tablet will not restart or power off. I hold the power button and the power off and restart appears. Once I select, it ask for the password, which I enter correctly. Then it repeats the cycle. Any ...
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Replace custom ROM system app with stock variant

I am running Resurrection Remix Oreo (8.1) on my Samsung Galaxy S7 (herolte). This has been my preferred custom ROM for years now. However, I have an annoying problem: the SIM toolkit[*] application ...
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Problems after rooting with TWRP and SuperSU

I'm having some problems with my Samsung A3 2016 (A310F), on Android 7.0. I rooted the device using Odin3 v3.12.3 and flashed TWRP 3.0.2.1 SMA310, and then installed SuperSU v2.76 using the TWRP that ...
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How to recover data off a broken phone?

i have a samsung galaxy grand 2 which have a broken screen that isnt responsive at all, and im desperate to get some important files and images off of it, but the problem is usb debugging is off, its ...
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My Samsung S7 keeps getting popups saying that “Google Play Services has stopped” and restarting itself

My Samsung S7 keeps getting popups saying that Google Play Services or Knox Enrollment keeps stopping while I'm setting up my phone. It was constantly restarting beforehand, so I factory reset it, but ...
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Operating System

Can someone please tell me how to find what Operating System is on my Android Galaxy J7 cell phone? There is nothing in the little manual it came with, I need it to set up my incoming and outgoing AOL ...
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Calls and media using both earpiece and loudspeaker

I have a Galaxy S6 Edge (SM925F) running android 9.0 (Lineage OS 16) Pie. For some odd reason, both calls and media (such as YouTube videos) use both the earpiece and the loudspeaker at the same time. ...
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Note 8 dies when battery is drained completely

the samsung galaxy note 8 dies when battery is drained completely and it wont start or charge unless the battery is pulled and charged and pushed back again. Why this happens and is there any solution ...
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Will a factory reset wipe my SD card data? [duplicate]

My phone (J5 prime) was stolen, and I am just concerned whether or not a factory reset will wipe the data in the SD card. I have apps, videos and photos in that SD card, so I am just concerned about ...
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How to disable wallpaper blur effect on Samsung Galaxy S9 home screen?

I've set an animated wallpaper on my Galaxy S9 (one that was included with the device). It displays correctly on the lock screen, but somehow gets blurred on the home screen. Is it possible to disable ...
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Flip cover display

After a recent software update of my S9+ phone, its flip cover display doesn't work. Even when close the flip cover, its display not getting off or screen is not getting locked. Any idea what is a ...
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What happened to backspce on numeric keypad android kitkat?

When using the Galaxy S III phone there is a backspace button. I call for example to make an online payment I press the numeric keyboard button. There is no delete or backspace button so if I enter a ...
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What is the difference between adb backup and TWRP backup? [duplicate]

TWRP backup is more robust? As I understand I can restore from TWRP if system is not bootable - this is all differences? I have Lineage 14 (NightOwl, Android 7) rooted Samsung Galaxy Note N7000.
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Why doesn't my downloaded file appear in the Download folder?

I've downloaded a Powerpoint presentation of the Facebook mobile app and when I go to the downloads folder and search up the name of the file, it doesn't appear. It just says "No results found. I use ...
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to Flash TWRP on Device with just different device storage

Hello Its my first time i'm asking question regarding the Android for flashing TWRP and later the custom ROMs. I'm familiar with rooting, custom ROMs and all that but now I am confused that will the ...