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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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Galaxy A5 Notification Meanings [duplicate]

This question was marked as a duplicate question but it’s not. The notifications in question from the attached images are screenshots that my daughter deleted. Therefor I cannot just view the ...
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Unable to Decrypt SD Card after reboot my Samsung s7 Edge?

I moved my important files in Encrypted SD card from my Phone & removed SD card for reboot the phone. After complete the reboot i am unable to find my files in encrypted SD card. When i put my SD ...
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Galaxy S5, sPlanner notifications

So I was getting sick of having every notification for events twice (once from google, once from sPlanner). I took away sPlanner's access to my calendars, and wiped all of sPlanner's data. Now it ...
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Notification Meanings [duplicate]

Hey there, I'm wondering what these notifications mean in the top left of these images (specifically the one phone with the checkmark and the one square thing with a check mark). It's a Samsung Galaxy ...
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Backup S8 on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I wanted to ask if it's possible to backup my S8-Samsung on Ubuntu and if it is, do you recommend any specific software that it's free to use? Thank you.
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Why does my application looks bigger/smaller on different phones if I'm using dp and sp as unit? [on hold]

My application looks bigger/smaller on different devices and I haven't been able to figure out why. After doing some research I found the Android Developer guidelines for supporting different screen ...
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How can I get emojis to render properly on a Samsung Galaxy S8+?

My wife has a Samsung Galaxy S8+ with Oreo. Often when I send her a text containing an emoji, or she sends me one, the other person receives it as a box like this: ☒ I have a Nokia 6.1. But my ...
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Error mesages after uninstall samsung scloud and youtube

After uninstalling Samsung bloatware (*) (using root), I am receiving the errors "Unfortunately com.samsung.android.scloud has stopped" and "Unfortunately com.google.android.youtube has stopped" even ...
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Samsung TAB-E reset to factory

I have forgotten my password and want to restore my tablet to factory. I think the biggest problem is that it is on and I cannot turn it off without the password. Please help!!! Thanks.
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All the applications on my phone are not responding/working

Hey Guys I recently dropped my phone and I was forced to send it for repairs after it died. Thankfully there wasn't any screen damage but according to the technician the charging IC chip was damaged ...
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Files Samsung Galaxy [closed]

When looking in files some things won't show ..in text file or picture . Says Cant upload or encrypted . But if I never encrypt files where are they coming from?
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How to access an encrypted external SD card with all apps?

I have encrypted both the device and the external SD card of a previously unencrypted Samsung phone running Android 6.0.1. After encrypting the SD card, apparently some apps can not access the files ...
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Is there a way to get the newest android version on my s7? [duplicate]

I know the battery life will probably be worst than ever but I'm not worried about that cuz I can replace and I have a battery bank. I have looked it up before but I didn't really look into it.
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Where's my status bar on the S8?

I've just upgraded to a Samsung S8, and the status bar at the top keeps disappearing! How do I get it to always be displayed when I'm on the home screen?
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Apps background data consumption notification?

Details: Samsung Galaxy On Max Android: 7.0 Carrier Network: Airtel Country: India I am using my device normally and suddenly when i saw message icon, i dragged down notification panel and it ...
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Display lighting up when using Bluetooth Remote

When controlling my smartphone (Samsung Galaxy A3 2017) via a Bluetooth remote, eg. when listening to music in my car and pressing the volume or back/forward buttons, the screen lights up brightly for ...
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What do I do to decrypt my SD card as I forgot the encryption pin set on Samsung J8

I have recently bought a Samsung J8 android phone and encrypted my external sd card with a pin number and now forgot it too. I can't figure out the encryption pin I have set on my sd card and now I ...
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How to add apps to “Ultra power saving” mode (UPSM)

The Samsung "Ultra power saving" mode is very useful to increase battery time, and when you are on an emergency. However, functionalities are too much limited. At least I miss note taking app and ...
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Samsung Health - Weakness

I am very disappointed that Samsung Health doesn't allow any simple way of downloading all your health data so that it can be manipulated by other tools such as Excel. I am able to download and get ...
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Fingerprint sensor on Samsung Galaxy Wide 2

My phone, Galaxy Wide 2 (SM-J727S) is a device made for students in South Korea, and it blocks internet, wifi, mobile data, and stuff like that (maybe an irrelevant information, but anyway). This "...
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How to load URLs in a separate browser from within Samsung Messenger?

In Samsung Messenger, if an SMS message includes a URL, clicking on that URL seems to always load the website in Android System WebView. Is there a way to specify which external browser app to use to ...
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How do I Google bypass my Galaxy S8? [duplicate]

I've never ask a question here before so I'm sorry if it sounds silly but I was wondering how I can Google bypass my Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U) or if it's even possible. My son son decided it would be ...
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Whatsapp images shows up in file browser since today

The media folder is hidden in the gallery since I created a .nomedia file. Since today the whatsapp filebrowser started browsing other chats as well and shows files from other chats to me. How can ...
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How I can downgrade from U3 to U1 “oreo to nougat”

I want to downgrade my phone from Oreo to Nougat My phone is Samsung J730F. But the problem is that Samsung locked the boot-louder. Can I go back by flashing the phone combination ROM then flash my ...
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Locked Samsung tablet A

My grandson has put a pattern lock on his tablet & has forgotten it. When I try to turn it off or sign in I keep being asked for the pattern I’m just locked out
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Two 4G sim enabled simultaneously (Jio & Airtel) - Samsung Galaxy On Max

I have Samsung Galaxy On Max and inserted two different carrier SIM cards that are Jio4g and Airtel. It has been written that this device is dual sim 4g. It was working fine till I was using Jio4g as ...
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How to fix a phone stuck at firmware update screen?

My phone was dead so I plugged it in to charge. I attempted to turn it on and saw: Firmware Update Do not unplug the USB connection until the process is complete. This was all it showed and ...
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How to uninstall Google/Samsung apps properly?

I have a Galaxy A5 2016 and I would like to remove all Google apps for the sake of privacy. I have a rooted phone and it's running Samsung firmware. I've tried simply uninstalling the apps with an ...
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Why do I have to download music to Android internal storage then copy to SD card to work?

Samsung 9+ 128 GB SanDisk SD Card Android version 8.0.0 (Samsung Experience version 9.0) Service provider Verizon The issue I'm having is with copying music files from my Windows 10 PC directly to ...
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Photo contrast changes right before sharing

I sometimes share pictures from the Gallery app (Samsung), but just before my sharing options come up, I can very clearly see that it increases the contrast (making it look unnatural). I have tried ...
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Phone virbates without there being any notification

My phone, Samsung A8 2018, sometimes vibrates without there being any notification. I've noticed this since yesterday. The two new things which yesterday changed about my phone are: I updated my ...
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Flash Galay S 3 Mini on Linux

I tried to root my Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini (GT-I8190) to pull the boot.img to flash a custom kernel. However rooting doesn't seem to be that easy for the Galaxy S3 mini. I was recommended to flash a ...
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Lost my Encrypted mobile phone

So, Yesterday I lost my Samsung A6+. The guy/girl who picked must have already shut it down. It is encrypted and it had a locking pattern each time I needed to use it. If the guy does a factory ...
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How to root Samsung J3 2016 (SM-J320) without a computer

I have tried Kingo root, Framroot and others, but it wasn't possible to do it without a PC. How can I root it?
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Cannot clear app data

Specs Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo App based on this Google sample that works fine on other Galaxy S8 phones Question On trying to start from scratch on my app installed by APK file, I am ...
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How to record (photos and videos) directly to Samsung's Secure Folder?

Sometimes or usually I need to take photos or videos of my documentation with my Samsung mobile. How do I configure Secure Folder (provided by Samsung) to record all I want directly into Secure ...
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Program camera app to take multiple exposures?

I'm trying to create some HDR images by taking photos with multiple exposures. I have the "Kenu Stance" tripod for my Samsung Galaxy S9+, but ultimately, it's hard to keep the camera 100% steady in ...
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Samsung Android

I don’t know what I did or how to change it back. I originally had 56 new inbox emails. Now I have 324. I think it reloaded old or deleted messages. What do I do
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Error 491 When I Try To Install An App? [duplicate]

So... I've Been Having Difficulty With Space On My Phone... I Delete Chrome To Make Space For Google Files To Avoid Further Issues, But I Get This Error Message, I've Tried Everything To Fix It, From ...
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Uninstall unknown app that shows random ads frequently

An app got installed while I was browsing . It keeps advertising in my Instagram screen , in my game screen and it also downloads random pictures Image below is that of the application which can be ...
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How to root Exynos S8 SM-G950F?

I have rooted devices before: an A3 2016 and a Note 3 Neo. I don't remember the exact procedure, but it was quite effortless. Now I have an S8, the SM-G950F variant to be precise, and everyone states ...
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Restore MTP Application to Samsung Android Phone

I accidentally deleted the system app com.samsung.android.MtpApplication from my rooted phone running Lollipop 5.1.1 using Titanium Backup. I had a backup but when I tried to restore it, it failed ...
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What is the difference between a recovery that is SEANDROID, and one that is not SEANDROID enforcing?

When I boot into recovery I see, RECOVERY IS NOT SEANDROID ENFORCING What exactly is the difference between a recover that is SEANDROID ENFORCING and one that is not SEANDROID ENFORCING? Trying to ...
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How many mmcblk devices is normal?

Why so many mmcblk devices? /dev/block/mmcblk0 /dev/block/mmcblk0boot0 /dev/block/mmcblk0boot1 /dev/block/mmcblk0p1 /dev/block/mmcblk0p10 /dev/block/mmcblk0p11 /dev/block/mmcblk0p12 /dev/block/...
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Flash USB drive on S9

How to read an USB flashdrive on a Samsung S9? I saw online that some OTG adapter is required. I want to know if there are other options requiring only an app or something.
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How to fix damaged ext.SD card?

I think my ext.SD card is damaged,every time I select mount it says SD card safe to remove. I downloaded Aparted and it says problem detected in /dev/block/mmcblk. Does anyone have a fix? (tap to ...
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Unable to clear the cache or Force Stop any apps

My Samsung Galaxy III has become VERY slow, as well as beginning to cause malfunctions in some of my apps. I tried going to my App Manager, to clear the caches & do Force Stop on some of the many ...
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How to fix S7 edge performance degrade after Oreo update?

My S7 edge (G9350) upgraded to Oreo for a month and the performance really degraded. I did factory reset to my S7 but nothing improved. I want to flash my S7 edge G9350 from Oreo to Nougat/...
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Can I remove FRP with Heimdall/Odin?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 with FRP-locked, USB Debug is off and I am trying to disable FRP and enable USB Debug. Is there any way to do this with Odin or Heimdall? I also have the stock ROMs for ...
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Can I anyone tell me what these circle icons are? [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me what these circle icons are