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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 S3 Mini has a problem of resetting itself [on hold]

My phone (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini) has a problem of resetting itself. Once you switch it on, it starts resetting itself and deletes everything. The whole memory is gone if you receive one message ...
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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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I'm trying to root my exynos S8 SM-G950F, but every guide states different things and uses different programs and files. Any help?

I have rooted device before, an A3 2016 and before that a Note 3 neo, I don't remember the exact procedure, but remember it was quite effortless. Now I have an S8, the SM-G950F variant to be precise, ...
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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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SM-J700H Model number, where to find memo files after backup

I did a mistake, I did not do a proper back up to everything from my phone to Google Drive or Samsung account, I just copied and pasted all the files from the phone directly to my PC. For now I ...
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How to Lock Secondary Whatsapp in Samsung

I am using Samsung Galaxy series mobile and in that i can have two Whatsapp accounts. I want to add lock for both accounts but with inbuilt feature and third party apps, i am bale to lock primary ...
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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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Galaxy Tab S3 (SM-T820) - unable to change charging notification

When I access menu through notification it will not switch from charging mode. When I access menu through settings it says it is in file transfer mode. Running Oreo 8.0 rooted but it was working ...
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How to delete owners information? [duplicate]

I recently bought a samsung a6 tablet and its used. I factory reseted it but it still wants one of the previous owners account. It wants to log with the owners email or phone number but it doesnt show ...
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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
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Stuck in boot loop & will not enter recovery mode

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 Model SM-G900V stuck in a boot loop. Unknown Android version, but the phone is stock with no mods. I've tried the following: Replaced the battery with a known working ...
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How can I turn off any kind of fanciness/animations on Samsung A7, with Android 8.0.0?

I am a more or less a nostalgic type of user and what I really would like is to turn of any kind fanciness as much as possible on an/any kind of mobile phone what I have so far. But the problem is: ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Touchscreen/Battery Issue

I am having a few problems with my tablet that I believe are battery related: The touchscreen only works when the tablet is plugged in via a wall charger, and even then is not responsive to every ...
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Is it possible to update samsung a3 2017 to android 8.1?

Is it possible to update samsung a3 2017 to android 8.1? What are the options OTA image, android beta program, etc.?
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How to turn off auto-backup feature in Samsung J7 Prime?

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime running Android 7. I'm trying to back up my personal data from the phone to a USB drive via OTG cable. However, every time I mount the drive, the app files of my ...
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S7 Edge possible hardware issue

I have this Samsung S7 Edge. Phone worked fine. Then I placed it in box. After 4 months I decided to use it again. Of course battery was empty. I charged it a bit, and it would not go past the Samsung ...
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Error in Galaxy tab a: 'Unable to restart your device. Verification failed' after supersu

I own a Galaxy tab a 10.1 with s pen (2016). I flashed via odin, twrp 3.1.1.0 and the system booted fine. Then I flashed the last version of SuperSU and since then the system doesn't turn on and I get ...
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“Attackers on <b>%1$s</b> might atte…” downloads while using Facebook app

The night of the 17th, I was using the Facebook app while suddenly a download in progress icon appeared in the status bar. I pulled down the notifications screen just in time to catch a glimpse of the ...
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Linuxonndex on generic Android device?

There is no way at the moment, to install Linuxonndex on other Android devices (not Tab s4 or note 9)? I tried apk of apkmirror on my oneplus 6t, but it stays stuck on the start screen... 😭
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Re-install Jelly Beans 4.2.2 on Samsung trend plus

So, I upgraded my phone; Samsung treng plus, from jelly beans 4.2.2 to Marchmellow 6.0. But, the problem is that it crashes everytime. I believe due to the my phone's weak CPU. So I want to go back ...
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How to enable/disable apps using ADB (Android 8.x)?

I cannot get apps enabled or disabled using ADB. Android: 8.0.0 Device: Samsung Galaxy A520 (SM-A520F) I don't have root access to my device. To get the list of the disabled packages I use: $ adb ...
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Export sleep data from S-Health

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and a Galaxy watch to record sleep with the S-Health app. Is there a way to export the data? I notice I can easily export heart rate data, however the sleep section ...
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Pervasive Kingroot app avoids uninstall

I managed to root my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet with Kingroot, but I'd like to remove it and switch to using SuperSU (because of KingRoot's aggressive practices and somewhat shady ...
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How to unlock my Samsung J7 Neo (SM-J701/DS)? [duplicate]

I bought it at a Vodafone store, it got stolen, the police recovered it after 3 months. I formatted it (power+home+vol) right away to remove everything from it. But when I try to insert my google ...
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Bypass Google for g7 [duplicate]

having trouble getting past Google lock on h7
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Independent word-suggestion language and keyboard layout

I'm using the standard Samsung Keyboard on my Galaxy S7, and I have Dutch, French and English loaded as input languages. However, I'd like to use the French AZERTY keyboard lay-out all the time, ...
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How to make navigation bar stay on side in landscape?

I've recently gotten a Samsung Galaxy Tab S4. When I'm holding it in portrait mode the nav bar is at the bottom and that's fine, but when I rotate it to landscape the nav bar moves to the long edge. ...
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How can I restore an android phone which is stuck in bootloop, when factor reset has failed to do so?

Phone name: Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 G316HU OS: Android Kitkat I have already tried factory reset multiple time but it is still stuck in bootloop. Is there anyway I could get it to work again?
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Linux on Dex - Can you install additional programs? R? Vim?

Linux on Dex is on an Arm processor, not Intel processor. Does this mean I can't install most normal programs? If you have Linux on Dex could you try and install these two programs, run them, and ...
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Changing the boot logo on a samsung gt-i9195 running lineage 14.1

So i'm trying to change the boot logo on my gt-i9195, NOT the boot animation. I want to change it from the defualt to the same picture as my background. I'll convert it if neccesary.
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Possible to remap `Esc` key to `Caps Lock` on a bluetooth keyboard

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with any old bluetooth keyboard. How do I remap the Esc key to Caps Lock? And remap the Caps Lock key to Esc. Swap them basically. I need this to make it easier to use Vim on ...
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Where to find TWRP for Galaxy J4

I need to install TWRP for Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F), but I cannot seem to find any builds on twrp.me. Does anyone know how I can find one? Does any other build for other devices like J5 work for J4 so ...
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return of my stolen phone

when my phone got returned it had all my accounts replaced with someone else's name . Now I cant get passed google account as it's not in my name . I have hard reset it but nothing has helped . Is ...
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S7 Edge stuck on loading screen with Samsung logo

I have used my S7 since 2017. Then I got another phone. After three months of being in a box, I tried to power up the S7 Edge. I got surprised as it now is stuck on Samsung logo screen. Phone was ...
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Phone does not start after failed odin installation

I have several Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 and I need to install the stock ROM. I installed the stock ROM with Odin on the first phone. Everything worked fine. I did the same things for the second and ...
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Pattern unlock not working after OS upgrade to android 6.0.1 Sansung J7

I upgraded my Samsung Galaxy J7 device from system update menu. It was working fine after the upgrade but it is not accepting my pattern after the restart. I don't remember the PIN also. I have ...
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Accidently renamed system/xbin to system/xbi

So i accidently renamed xbin in /system to xbi. I can't get root anymore because su is stored there and it won't work in xbi. I get a 'Connection to ui timed out' every time i try do './su'. If it ...
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Disable “hide badge on notification dismiss” on Samsung

There was a recent update on my Galaxy S7 Edge which added the feature that if I swipe a notification (dismiss) or whatever, it automatically removes the badge from the app icon. I liked the feature ...
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Why is Netguard firewall not working not blocking anything on my Note 9 Oreo 8.1?

I don't recall having these issues using it on older S7 before. I just noticed my internet is working but according to Netguard "everything" is blocked. I tried turning it on and off again at the top ...
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Whole bunch of app crash (Messaging, Wifi Portal Detector, Memo etc…) because of two disabled applications

I recently run into trouble with my android system. Long story short, I just forced stop a Google app and the AlwaysOnDisplay app on my device and deactivate it. It was just done through the ...
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Samsung Note 9: Blocked outgoing call

Somehow I blocked one number on outgoing calls and I cant seem to unblock it. that number can phone me, we can text, and we can make Whatsapp calls both ways. I had my service provider have a look on ...
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Can airplane mode be maintained during a system update?

When traveling internationally, it's often a good idea to put the phone in Airplane Mode before departure, activate wi-fi as needed, and leave the phone in Airplane Mode until returning to one's home ...
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Enable Dark Screen on Samsung

I'd like to try out the dark screen mode on my Galaxy J7 max but the option has been greyed out and I was wondering why. Any clues? This option is found under Accessibility>Vision
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How to automatically copy contents from the connected phone

I'm looking for an approach (for Windows) to copy certain phone contents (say Downloads/ dir) automatically to a certain PC directory, after setting the USB mode to "File transfer". Theoretically it ...