Questions tagged [samsung]

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wipping data after factory reset

to clear my data in my android 10 phone after factory reset,i was told that i must put trivial files until the memory full,since my memory is large 256gb,i filmed a short video and then copied and ...
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Planned energy saving

Could I plan energy saving when I go to sleep? For example from 11:00PM to 06:00AM of the day after I am using Android 11 Samsung Galaxy A71
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Samsung M31S screen is frozen at startup, it boots up but the screen stays frozen until sleep or power button press

The phone was used for 2 months and the front glass got cracked but its really not that noticeable. After 6 months of use the phone died while using it. It was dead but after ODIN stock flash the ...
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Two same stock Samsung phones, different apps?

So, I got to install two Samsung Galaxy S8+; then should have been refurbished and wiped, and flashed with stock firmware. One of them did not have the latest OS update (via Settings/Software Update) -...
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Getting back to Samsung "Review additional apps" screen?

I'm trying to set up Samsung Galaxy S8+ with stock ROM (Android 9). At start I got a screen saying "Review Additional Apps", where there was a checkbox with some multiple apps from Samsung, ...
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How to make Android 11 use USB-C earbuds except the microphone, but always the phone's internal microphone

I have a Samsung S21 Ultra with Android 11. I use USB-C Betron earphones with embedded microphone. How can I make it use the USB-C earbuds for the audio I hear, but instead of the USB-C microphone, I ...
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Upgrade android 11 to work with sidesync

I use Samsung Galaxy 10a with android 11. I want to download SideSync from Google Play but a red message is displayed stating something like "your device is incompatible ..etc" I have ...
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Is a SIM card needed for a remote hard reset through findmymobile.samsung?

The screen of a Samsung phone is broken completely and I want to take it to a repair shop, but before that I prefer to erase all data on it. I have been able to verify that the phone was not ...
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How to adopt external micro sd card in samsung smart phones?

Question How to adopt external micro sd card in samsung smart phones? I want to buy a new android smart phone and interested to by samasung galaxy 5g series or 4g series. But as while asking question ...
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Open keyboard when a new screen opens while selecting a text

On Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus when some applications were opening a dialog box and simultaneously select a text in an input field of that dialog box, the Gboard keyboard (that has been my input method) ...
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Google Pay is nowhere to be found

The situation is pretty strange: Google Play store tells me that Google Pay is not compatible with my device (Samsung S10), but I know it is installed and I have used it in the past. When I click on ...
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How to remove multi-window view on Android manually?

I have Samsung Galaxy Note 20 on Android 10. I have tried disabling multi-window view, but it keeps coming back. The pop-up view feature just won't go. How to remove multi-window view on Android ...
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Missing storage space around 10GB

I am missing internal storage space around 10GB I believe. I have a few audio files but not more than 1 GB. I am wondering if some malware has affected my storage space or if there is something ...
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How to access the Unstable Apps menu?

Does anyone know how to access the "Unstable Apps" menu on Galaxy S7 (Android 8.0)? Or on more recent Samsung (Android) devices? I suspect it's somewhere in "Device maintenance" ...
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how to cancel/remove the audio filter when using google meet?

I'm using a Samsung M21 with android 11. The audio quality decreases when im in a call on google meet. I use a wired earphone. this also affects other media like YouTube. the media volume also ...
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Is it possible to connect the daydream controller somehow?

I have a Google Daydream headset ad controller. Unfortunately, it no longer works on my new phone, a Samsung Galaxy A52. By disabling NFC, I can get the headset to function as a Google cardboard, ...
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Disable “swipe up to unlock” antifeature

Samsung Galaxy XCover 4s, stock ROM (work device), Android 11 To unlock the device, I first have to swipe up before I can enter the PIN. This is not so on my HTC Desire running LiquidSmooth 3.2 (...
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"Phone calls", "Media audio", "Contact sharing" option missing in Bluetooth settings

I have a Samsung phone. "Phone calls", "Media audio", "Contact sharing" options are missing in Bluetooth settings. There's only a toggle for "Audio". Any idea ...
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Swipe left on home screen to show upday on Samsung A12

In my previous Samsung, when I swiped left it loaded upday news. I would like to get the same action on Samsung A12 with upday too. Tried to long-press home screen - settings, but there aren't apps to ...
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Flash ROM of Samsung Tab A6 (SM-T585)

I have Samsung Tab A6 (SM-T585) running Android 8.0 Oreo. It has a Knox application which limits a lot of features on my device. I need to get rid of it, flash a new ROM, and get everything back to ...
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Samsung won't let me send MMS to non-Samsung phones

My Samsung Galaxy A10e (SM-S102DL) running on Android 11 (One UI 3.1) was updated yesterday and now it won't send MMS to non-Samsung phones. Instead, it uses a link even after I've disabled the ...
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Unbrick Samsung A40 not going into download mode

I accidentally installed an outdated bootloader to my device and I cannot seem to access the download mode I also tried to access the recovery and I tried letting the device run out of battery by ...
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How to access the download mode of a device with a outdated bootloader?

I accidentally flashed some outdated bootloader firmware and now I cannot seem to access the bootloader I tried holding the vol up + power and both to volume buttons + power but it made the phone ...
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Can i install windowsphone 8.1 into samsung a10?

I have a samsung a10 device and in my high school years i had a lumia windows phone whose tiles interface seemed to look really cool unlike anything google have ever imagined for their android os, now ...
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Samsung boot loop after flashing patched Magisk image

My phone keeps showing both the Samsung logos while booting. It also shows the unlocked boot loader screen. I tried flashing the stock boot.img but it only removes the red text when booting. After ...
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My massages are not delivered to a particular contact on Whatsapp

I have a friend. He lives in Finland and uses WhatsApp on his iOS Phone. I'm in Iran and use WhatsApp for Android on my Galaxy A8. Over the past few months, our ability to communicate through this app ...
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The phone is not running Samsung’s official software

Does anybody why my Samsung a40 phone briefly in red text say "The phone is not running Samsung’s official software." and then booting to Download mode. I got this error after trying to ...
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Widgets broke after restarting

I have a tablet (Samsung T805) and I have had a very annoying issue with it, since its very first day: every couple of restarts, happens that ALL widgets disappear from Home screens. So I have tried ...
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Unbricking a Samsung A40

I used Heimdall and I can't really finish flashing anything because I get this error "Error failed to send end session packet". I also got the cyan screen saying "An error has occurred ...
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Google won't stop asking me to agree to new features for text messaging

I keep getting the following pop up message on my phone. "Faster, richer, higher-quality chat on Wi-Fi or data To turn on chat features from Google, you agree to the Terms of Service. Google will ...
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How to unlock the bootloader of Samsung galaxy grand 2?

I searched the whole internet and couldn't find any guide for unlocking the bootloader of this specific model. my main goal is to install Lineage OS but the instructions on the page don't seem to be ...
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Samsung stuck at boot Lineage OS boot animation after flashing GSI

My device is Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F), A/B and TWRP unsupported. Therefore, I combined system.img (Andy Yan's Lineage OS 18.1 A/B), vendor.img and boot.img (both are stock) into a single .tar ...
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How to get out of RTT mode on Samsung S20FE during call

I recently purchased it and never even saw this option on my old Pixel 3 XL. I'm using the Google phone app. The button looks like this: ]1 I've seen many solutions which revolve around turning it ...
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Can't figure out how to enter recovery mode on Samsung A10s

I have a new Samsung A10s Android phone and I forgot the PIN and remote unlock is turned off. I don't care about the data on the device so I'm trying to enter the recovery mode to reset it but I can't ...
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Run apps in background locked screen

How can I run Google Chrome or Samsung Internet in the background always when the screen is locked? I use a site that automatically refreshes itself and sends notifications from time to time, it works ...
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Note 20 Ultra, deleted files

I lost the ability to post on the other form of this question. If the bottom comment is right and there is 0 chance of decryption or rooting the deleted data, how do police do forensic downloads? Does ...
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What is this random arrow in the centre left of my Chrome screen?

Arbitrarily an arrow appears on the center left of my mobile Chrome browser. I cannot even click this arrow. It doesn't really affect any underlying features of my web browsing, at least not on the ...
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I forgot my pin to my Samsung Galaxy Tab E. How can I open it?

I just changed my pin to my tablet, and I can't access it, or turn it off completely, without the pin. How can I unlock my tablet?
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Can you download Alert Notification sounds S9/S21

I recently upgraded from an Android S9 to an S21 and I don't like my notification alerts. Can I download any of the old and install on the new?
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Samsung infinite scroll apps

I recently bought a Samsung smartphone which has its OneUI. App drawer has horizontal scroll, but does not support infinite scroll. Is there any setting or an app I can install to get the infinite ...
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How to force use the front camera when the rear camera is not working?

I have Samsung Galaxy J4+ (SM-J415F). When I try the stock Camera app and also more than 10 camera apps from Play Store, all of them crashed. The rear camera is showing null, but the front camera is ...
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Phone Crashing due to too many files/directories on SDCard

My Galaxy S9+ running Android 10 crashes whenever I insert my microsd card containing upwards of 9000 sub-directories and 92000 files. The SDCard is using 330GB out of 400GB. Basically the way this ...
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Cannot remove google account from Samsung android phone. Remove button greyed out

I cannot remove my google account from my android phone. Samsung XCover 4s Android 10. This is a work phone and I only used my account to download whatsapp for work communication group. I have deleted ...
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When I turn on tethering on my mobile, my phone stops having access to internet

I have recently changed carriers and never had this problem before. I havent changed anything yet but the new carrier claims I should be able to use both (1) pc connected over wifi to hotspot on my ...
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Could not do normal boot. Invalid kernel

I actually don't know what happened to my dad's phone but I cannot get pass the Samsung logo. It shows a text in red saying Could not do normal boot. INVALID KERNEL. I downloaded a new firmware from ...
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Need help identifying a notification icon that looks like a bird [duplicate]

Two of these 'birds' popped up but no idea what it is. Is it a notification for another app? I've done a thorough Google search and cannot find anything. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank ...
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Installing Charles proxy certificate on Samsung

I have a problem with Charles proxy certificate on Samsung phone. On Xiaomi everything works fine. But when I try to decrypt traffic on my Samsung device I can't do it - SSL handshake with client ...
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Samsung Tab E 8.0 Storage Full with 1GB of apps and 1GB of photos

My tab has less than 3GB of music, apps, photos, and more according to files app, but it still says that I have 3GB of storage left, when it should be 5.6/16 taken by OS and under 3 by me leaving me ...
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Set Tablet Network for a specific SSID permanently

Hallo Stack Exchange Community, I have android 10 and 11 Samsung Tablets and I want to set the tablet (device) MAC on a specific SSID. I dont need to know how to set it via Wifi Settings, because it ...
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Intune company portal causes usb debugging to automatically switch off

I recently installed Microsoft Intune company portal on my Samsung galaxy note 10+ for work. Unfortunately doing so resulted in the following change to my usb debugging settings: "Block - Prevent ...

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