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Galaxy A15 4G SIM Card not detected after 6 hours

I’m currently experiencing an issue with my Galaxy A15 4G. After approximately 6 hours of usage, the phone suddenly behaves as if there’s no SIM card inserted. I’ve conducted some tests and found that ...
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How to switch sound and mic to USB-C handsfree?

I have a Samsung Galaxy A24 and a wired USB-C hands-free with earbuds and a microphone. How do I use it with the phone? When I plug it into the USB-C socket on my Android phone, nothing happens. In ...
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How to back up and restore Keys Cafe and My Stickers?

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 and migrating to a new Z Flip5. I spent a week setting up the Keys Cafe with specific tags on 100s of images that enable me to see pop-up suggestions of memes in my ...
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How do I restore Keys Cafe app data? [duplicate]

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 and migrating to a new Z Flip5. I spent a week setting up the Keys Cafe with specific tags on 100s of images that enable me to see pop-up suggestions of memes in my ...
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Samsung - upgrading operating system / MFA

I'm travelling at present and not using my "home" sim to avoid excessive roaming costs. I'm being prompted to upgrade my operating system on my phone and I understand there's an MFA ...
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N-looking icon on my status bar? [duplicate]

This is on an Samsung Galaxy S22 with all upgrades of Android but otherwise stock. I do have a bunch of apps of course. When I slide down from the top, this icon appears: Any ideas what is it?
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Where do Samsung phones store downloaded wallpapers?

On Samsung phones, if you hold down on the home screen, you get an option to change the wallpaper. From this menu, you can download additional wallpapers from Samsung. I found a wallpaper that I ...
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Samsung Note 10 plus no 3G connection

Kindly I have this issue with my Note 10 plus quite a while and trying to fix it, but sadly still did not find the solution. After having N975F/DS for a year, when the phone goes to 3g network it ...
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Is it possible to delete messages off a Samsung Galaxy remotely?

Can a Messages be wiped remotely off someone's Samsung phone? My friend has been working at this place for a few years and recently had a pretty serious problem with his manager. He's continuing to ...
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Samsung SM-T320 battery issue reboot loop

I own a Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 Wifi (SM-T320), with LineageOS 20 (Android 13). I always had a weird behaviour with this tablet. When the tablet battery value is between 25% to 29%, the screen flicker, and ...
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Samsung Galaxy S21 : Lineage Recovery: Failed to mount dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/cache

tree kernel CLO fstab.qcom samsung ode fstab flag ERROR: recovery:inotify_add_watch failed: No such file or directly ERROR: recovery: [libfs_mgr] skipping mounting ' /dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/...
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Unpack boot.img and add "androidboot.selinux=enforcing" to boot.img-cmdline not work on Samsung

After flashing Android 13 of LineageOS to Galaxy Note 10+, I'm trying to set SELinux permissive following the steps. Unpack boot.img and add androidboot.selinux=permissive to boot.img-cmdline use ...
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What is Unchnga?

I found a weird directory called .=UnchNGa I deleted it via rar for android, otherwise I couldn't delete it. It was in my documents. What could it be? I didn't scan before I deleted it, but after ...
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How to Disable Triple press emergency call feature in samsung

My Samsung M31s keeps calling emergency services 112 more than 30 times a day. How to disable triple press power button panic mode / emergency call option. I have changed the settings, I have ...
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Samsung Galaxy Young GT-S5360 has Android 7 but Api 10 using custom rom

I have installed android 7 successfully using a custom rom and wanted to install some apps but noticed that most apps needed an api higher than 10. The weird thing is that android 7 normally has api ...
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Should I transfer my photos via Samsung Smart Switch, when I sync them via Google Photos anyway?

I sync my photos (and videos) via Google Photos on my old Android device (Sony Xperia) and I plan to continue using Google Photos with the same Google account on my new Samsung Galaxy phone. When I ...
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Power and volume buttons are broken and I can't turn on my Samsung phone

My Samsung phone's power and volume buttons are broken and I can't turn on the phone. Is there a way to power the phone on? Maybe with something external like a keyboard?
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S Memo permissions

So, I wanted to see install S Memo on an Android 8 device and, for some reason, S Memo asked for permission to read my contacts, messages, phone journal and location. Why does it need this stuff?
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Putting a SIM to another phone and placing it back again. Any side-effects?

If I have a phone A that I use and I get a new phone B and I take out the SIM card from A and insert it in B and try it out. When I put back the SIM to A will it be exactly as was before, or could ...
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What are the possible consequences of leaving a phone on at all times?

I have a Samsung Galaxy A41, and I created an app to send text messages from my server. The app requires the device to be turned on at all times while the app is open. I have a built-in feature that ...
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What does custom app notification means in my notifications history?

Whenever I check my notifications history for Whatsapp on my android phone’s Notification history, a few of my notification’s history states “custom app notification”. What does this mean? The ...
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Should I keep the serial number of my phone private?

I've just purchased a new, sealed Samsung Galaxy S24 online and the seller is now asking me for a picture of the "About phone" page. He says it's to "keep track of the item", but I'...
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How to see notification history on Samsung Galaxy A24?

Often, my Samsung Galaxy A24 phone makes some sound, apparently a notification. A text flashes at the top of the screen for a second. While I rush to the phone, the text has gone away. How can I see ...
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Files missing after data transfer between SD card connected as a USB OTG pen drive sending to an external SD card on a Samsung Galaxy A42

I just tried to move about 2 GB of files from an SD card --connected as a USB OTG Pen drive in the USB-C port-- to the "external/removable" SD card mounted inside of the phone. (*first, I ...
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How to import contacts from .vcf file on Samsung device running Android 14?

On my previous generic Chinese Android phone, it was very easy to export/import contacts from a .vcf file. But on my Samsung running Android 14, I can't find a command to import/export. Is there any ...
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Google activity. Is this how a video call shows?

What does it mean when all 3 of these show together in Google activity? com.sec.Android.app.camera com.Samsung.Android.incallui com.Samsung.Android.dialer This is on an s22 ultra. I think the video ...
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How do I diagnose and fix "No Service" on Samsung A52S A528B

I woke up one morning to find my mobile (it's pretty beat-up and recently had a professional screen replacement) displaying "No Service". I'm now unable to use mobile internet, make calls or ...
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Unusual entry in Google web & app activity

On my google web & app activity I noticed an unusual entry. Should I be concerned? It says: Used: qualcomm.qti.services.secureui.com Any ideas?
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How do I fix issues im having with WhatsApp camera, video calling and now the camera in general?

My Son has a Samsung A04 and has recently out the blue getting a whatsapp error that states: Whatsapp was unable to start the camera. if you continue to experience issues with the camera, please ...
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How to change typing layout for physical keyboard on android tablet?

I got a QWERTZ keyboard made by Samsung for my Samsung Galaxy tablet because literally I couldn't buy anything else and was lucky to even find this one. I prefer QWERTY, so I'm wondering how I can ...
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Is a standalone periodic email checker app feasible?

I bought my first smartphone in 2012. I had one motivation for doing so: my clients, instead of ringing me, were increasingly emailing me. I had to have a computer "to go" to respond in a ...
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Tracing a lost tablet in the house with WiFi on

I have a Samsung tablet with no SIM. The tablet works with our domestic internet connection. I live in a pretty cluttered house and periodically I misplace the tablet. Does anyone know of a way of ...
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How can I provide a gallery for the system camera app on a fully managed phone

I have a fully managed (by Microsoft Intune) Samsung A34 phone, that comes with a system camera but no gallery. I have added a third-party gallery app to our managed Play-Store along with a third ...
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How to disable notification popups in the Mute mode?

I cannot find a way to prevent notifications from popping up even in the Mute mode. I don't want any popups to distract me when I'm reading for example. Is there a way to achieve that via Developer ...
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USB tethering & charging

I am experiencing weird problem related to charging my Android phone. Most of the time I have phone connected to laptop and use it as 4G/5G modem. I noticed that compared with older phones it draws ...
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What package/app is actually running when doing dialer codes

I am currently trying to figure out another way to access my Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra's Secret Menus accessed via the dialer codes. My phone cannot open almost all of the dialer code, probably due to ...
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Samsung Email on S10+ only showing unread emails

Samsung Email on S10+ only shows unread emails. I see some (but not all) of the new emails, but as soon as I read them, they disappear. As a result, it always looks like I have no emails, even though ...
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Will clearing Android Messages storage and cache cause lose of text messages?

I recently discovered that my Android Messages app (version: messages.android_20240109_01_RCO4.phone_dynamic, updated on Jan 25, 2024) in my Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G (SM-G781V, Android 13) has been ...
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"3 lines with a T" icon on Samsung Phone app call history

What does that one icon with the 3 lines and T on call history of the Samsung Phone app? Why doesn’t it show for the other ones?
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What is the difference between "Lock screen", "Badge" and "Pop-up" notifications

I just got a new Samsung A54 and I'm trying to set it's notifications to "preserve my sanity" mode. In Settings > Notifications > App notifications, I can select individual app. On the ...
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How to resize partition using TWRP, and is it safe?

I tried to flash an Android 12 GSI on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (SM-T330NU) from here (system-squeak-arm32 binder 64-ab-vndklite-gogapps.img.xz), so I extracted the img file which was 1.8GB and ...
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What is the package name of the default overlay audio/music/MP3 player of Android 9?

I have accidentally disabled it on my Samsung A40 by doing pm uninstall --user 0 in the adb shell and would like to reinstall it, but cannot remember the package name. The player is very minimalist, ...
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Does EFT Pro Tool have Galaxy A54 availability?

On the most recent update on the EFT Pro Tool (4.6.3), there are no options for the Samsung Galaxy A54. I thought I had come across a YouTube video of someone FRP unlocking an A54 with EFT, but I ...
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Difference between GSI ROMs

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (SM-T330NU) supported by Project Treble. It says the GSI is system-arm32-binder64-ab-vndklite.img.xz, but what I find here on GitHub is system-squeak-arm32-binder64-...
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Locked Samsung A51

My Samsung A51 has been locked since 28th of December 2023. My AHDH son changed my pattern and can’t remember the pattern. I have tried different patterns every day and can’t seem to unlock the phone, ...
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How do I create a modded firmware for Samsung Galaxy A54?

I'm dealing with a very lengthy and drawn-out FRP bypass. This Samsung Galaxy A54 (A546V), which is on Android 13, refuses to let me bypass it, and I literally have done everything except for modding ...
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Need 2 files recovered from a wiped phone [duplicate]

I attempted to flash a Samsung S22 Ultra back to the stock ROM (which didn't work), but it did wipe the phone. I didn't realize this until the end. I never exported the backup of the contacts and text ...
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Hello can anyone tell me what app uses these message bubbles? [duplicate]

It's on a Samsung phone s20. Its not on my phone so i cant drop the notificationbar down to see.
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Samsung Galaxy A54 5G refuses to bypass FRP [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy A54 (A546V) that still has Android 13, on OneUI 5.1, locked with FRP. I have tried every option that I am aware of, even paid $50 for the Tenorshare one-click removal, and that ...
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Why does Samsung not allow making more than 1 user?

I would like to add more users via pm on adb shell. Unfortunatly my S20 FE is set to only allow 1 user, 1 work profile and one secure folder user. I tried to add more with pm add-user gab1 but it said ...
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