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Note 9 Device Care shows lots of videos that don't exist

The issue is that my phone keeps telling me it is running out of space. I found this very strange, since I always delete a lot of stuff after backing it up. I went into Device Care, and on the ...
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Gmail personal email shows as “work” account

On the settings/accounts & backup/accounts page, myphone lists my gmail.com account as a “work account”. I do not have a separate work profile. The gmail work account is listed in addition the ...
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Upgrade Android on a really old tablet (SM-T210)

I've recently been given a free tablet, a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T210) and I want to experiment with custom ROMs and related stuff on it. Since there is no official support for it and it still ...
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Samsung Smart TV keeps turning itself off

My 2013 Samsung Smart Hub TV keeps turning off by itself every five seconds. When I turn it on, five seconds later, it turns off and then back on, only to repeat this cycle for fifty times. I checked ...
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Smasung Galaxy A51 stuck in bootloop, recognized by adb, not responding to adb commands

I have a Samsung Galaxy A51 that is stuck in a Boot-loop. Phone was originally water damaged, but worked until my Dad tried to charge it. I replaced the inside part of the phone with the USB port. ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 not connecting to Windows 10 - not even detecting the device

Can some one help me to identify the root cause of this issue? I tried almost every available solution online and nothing work around. Installed smart switch change 2 cables Put on USB debugging mode ...
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Can I insert 128gb sd card in my vivo 1803?

I have purchased a 128gb sd card but it's not supporting for Vivo 1803 phone.
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Unknown “keyhole gallery icon” sometimes appears on lock screen?

Sometimes on my lock screen, an icon with what looks like a keyhole and some sort of gallery-related image appears for a few seconds and then disappears. It happens randomly when I turn on the screen ...
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Certain apps lose all internet connectivity until reboot

I have put off asking the question for some time because I know it is vague and terrible to debug so I welcome your help refining the question as well as potential solutions. A range of certain apps ...
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MTP unlocked by default - How to lock it?

I have a Samsung j730f and currently I am using a custom ROM and if I plug my phone into a computer (even with the screen locked), I can access to my data. Please help me: how can I lock the MTP?
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Cannot disable MMS link sharing without creating Samsung account

When I try to send a picture using the standard SMS/MMS app "Messages", my Samsung S20 does NOT send it as an MMS. Instead, it sends a plain SMS with a web link to a deep subdomain of ...
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How to edit/copy game data

I've seen posts like this before but they don't mention things I'm used to seeing. I'm looking to see how to get the .apk file of a game to bring it over to my pc to edit. The game in question is FNAF:...
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can the third party apps get those geolocation datas of devices that were before the app installation?

I know that geolocation services get and save all geolocation datas. But can the third party apps get those geolocation datas of devices that were before the app installation ?
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Can't sign out of OneDrive

I was just alerted that Samsung's cloud backup for photos is being shut down on April 30th and that Microsoft OneDrive will be taking its place. So I went ahead and made myself a new OneDrive account ...
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Can 2 smartphones comunicate with each other over bluetooth if bluetooth is turned off?

Such a situation:2 smartphones have the same app and they are in the same bluetooth range. Can the app detect proximity between 2 devices over bluetooth if bluetooth is turned off on 2 devices
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Samsung reboots daily, but 'uptime' says otherwise

I'm pretty sure my Samsung Galaxy A20 reboots daily, at around the same time, showing the usual signs of a reboot: sounds some kind of notification it's rebooted, takes a few seconds to find the SIM ...
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Does Samsung Knox keep a log of every app running on this device?

I was reading the policy of Samsung's Knox and it states that they keep the log of your personal data and apps running on your device. This is like a spyware itself by the company. Is this true?
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How does Samsung store pictures marked as favourite in the Gallery app?

I had marked a number of pictures as favourite on Samsung S10 Plus, I then renamed the DCIM folder to 2021_Backup (I had backed up my pictures onto a hardrive). After this I could not see any pictures ...
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Format Android Samsung S20 with a secret code

Is there a 'secret code' which works for Samsung S20 phones, which will format everything, and if possible also reinstall the firmware? I found the following online, however the article is very old, ...
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Samsung “My Files” app: where is trash?

Situation There is a Samsung A10 with Android 9. Some files are deleted by My Files app. I tried to find its trash tool by this post: Open my files. Tap the 3 vertical dots in the upper right corner. ...
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Samsung bootloader unlock but failed to flash custom rom

I go to Settings > About Phone > Software Information then tap the Build number 7 times to enable Developer Options. Then I connected my device to the internet and go to Settings > Developer ...
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How can I restore my USB storage on my Android phone?

I have a Samsung A50 Android phone. I am getting message that USB storage has been removed restart your phone. So I do that and nothing happens. I still get the error message. How can I fix this?
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Is there a way to backup Samsung's OneUI configuration?

I recently set up the home screen and app drawer of my Samsung Galaxy A70. The apps in my app drawer are organised into folders, some apps are hidden and some default apps are disabled. My home screen ...
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Is my phone hacked?

This is my first post on here so I am sorry if I do something the wrong way. Anyways my problem is I have a Snapchat account on which I do some Not Suitable For Work things. And I met a guy online who ...
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Can 2 mobile devices detect each other's presence using NFER technology?

If 2 mobile devices are in the same room can they identify each other or detect the presence of each other by using Near-field electromagnetic ranging (NFER) technology ? And the second question is ...
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Lost text messages

Today I did a factory reset on my s21 ultra. I have lost all the text messages. I assumed they would restore from Google, but I'm using the samsung text app and the only back up in samsung cloud is ...
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Why can't i turn on installation from unknown apps on my androidtv

I went to settings, then security and restrictions, then unknown sources. After that i couldn't press on a single thing except back. They're all in gray
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Looking for LineageOS 17.1 download link for vivalto3gvn (Samsung Galaxy V/Ace NXT/Trend Neo)

According to stats.lineageos.org, the Samsung model codename vivalto3gn has OS versions of 13.0, 15.1 and 17.1. I did a little more searching, but I couldn't find download links for 15.1 and 17.1. The ...
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Should I clear my Gallery Data?

If I clear my gallery data, will I lose all of my albums? My gallery has been taking up a lot of data to the point that I have little data left. If I clear it, will all my albums be deleted?
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Android 11 “raw/:storage/…” file paths

Hello Android community! I am trying to recreate a way of putting a file on my emulator in a location, so that when picked it produces the following uri: "raw/:storage/..." My challenge ...
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Increase Samsung s20+ Twitter notification limit to more than 24

i noticed that my Samsung S20+ Twitter notification is set to 24 limit only and i do not receive more notifications until i view/remove some twitter notification to allow the device to receive more. ...
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I have transferred (all) my files from my SD Card (phone) to my computer and my android phone ( Galaxy S9) is frozen. What can I do to save the phone?

My phone froze and won't respond to anything, what can I do ? my internal storage is still full ( pics and docs all from there is still in the phone ) I thought of transferring those files in picture ...
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How can I transfer blocked numbers/phrases?

I have many blocked numbers/message phrases list on my Samsung S8 Plus phone. Never rooted it and it has still official rom. I will use with the same rom. I will just format it but I don't want to ...
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secure custom ROM for galaxy A50

I have a mallware infection on my A50 and I was going to flash a stock ROM back on it. On the other hand, there might be other options that give more functionality or security. Perhaps even a custom ...
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Globally turn vibrations

This question comes up occasionally - but in the hope there is now a way to do it I'll ask again. Is there a way to toggle vibrations (specifically on Samsung's UI 3.0)? Example use-case: at work, ...
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How to stop Samsung Galaxy S20 vibrating on resuming and entering lock mode?

My Samsung Galaxy S20 vibrates every time the screen times out and enters lock mode and vice-versa when I press the right button to exit the lock mode and start using the phone. How do I remove this ...
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where does the work profile app data stored? how to access them?

I am using Total Commander to view files in phone storage. I only see emulated/0 I need to view and modify files in work profile... any adb command I can use or tool ?
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Can't text someone without my phone adding another person to the message

I recently got the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra. As soon as I left the store, I received a text (SMS - not any outside app) from Person A - and it showed as a group text between Person A, Person B, and ...
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Does the sensors work when smartphone is switched off and what can make sensors work incorrect?

We want to track the movement and location of employees based on information from the accelerometer and gyroscope sensors (there are some control points, but their number is very small, mainly ...
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Missing App Data files after One UI 3.0 update on Samsung

After updating my Samsung A50s to the version a507fnxxu5dub6, which is the One UI 3.0 latest update, I noticed that the app files stored in Android/data are all missing Even the obb files are missing ...
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Backup of Music Playlists

I’m trying to make a backup of my music playlists, that I've created using the Samsung Music app on my Samsung Galaxy A6 (Andriod 10). So far I’ve not been able to locate where these playlists are ...
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Lineage14.1 Samsung Sprint S4 - Cannot place calls

Unofficial "Optimized LineageOS" ROM by JDCTeam - I installed it. It can not recognize Samsung S4 Sprint L720T. It shows L720. Is an update for it? It can not make any calls. It ended call ...
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Alarm clock won't ring when in messenger group call

So I have a problem, when, if I am in a messenger group call, my alarm clock does not have any sound. The situation is like me and a group of friend got used to sleep while being in a messenger call. ...
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I want my phone to receive and display a/v to usb-c port

Viewing input from a camera monitor on my phone the monitor has a /v out port and my phone has a 2.0 type c input port
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I can send links via WhatsApp but no other social media apps

I've tried to send songs from Spotify through Instagram, articles from Facebook through Messenger etc., but the apps just crash, or say 'Something went wrong'. Spotify says the song has been sent, but ...
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Recover data from Samsung Galaxy A40 after factory reset

I’m trying to recover data (especially the contacts and photos) from a Samsung Galaxy A40 that was recently factory reset. Syncing data to the Google account was disabled, so that route wasn’t ...
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Is a specific charger needed to utilize 25W charging?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. Is it important for the charger and cable to have certain specifications to utilize the 25W charging capability?
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What kind of data do Google and Samsung collect from the OS itself?

Not including apps and websites. I've switched to open source phone, SMS, calendar, etc. and I use the DuckDuckGo browser to try to block some of the web trackers. What kind of data can Google and ...
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How to remove the limit of notifications application can show in status bar?

I have some daily notes from Tasker which I need to appear. I have 44 of them. The problem is, Samsung's Android 10 is limited to showing 24 notifications per application. Not even cloning the ...
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Settings won't open because of Samsung Experience Service after Software Update

I updated my android today and now the settings app won't open. I can access all settings through the search function of the launcher except Samsung specific ones. I connected the phone to my pc to ...

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