Questions tagged [samsung]

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Samsung One UI - Theme dependent wallpaper

I have a Samsung Galaxy A20e device with One UI 1.1. I have the automatic (sunset to sunrise) theme switch on. What I would like to have is two different wallpapers depending on the light or dark ...
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Samsung Galaxy factory reset [on hold]

my Samsung galaxy has been resetting for about 2 hours what should i do the last time i reset it it took me only 5 min but now it has been resetting for about 2 hours
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How to remove a large sim card from a Samsung Galaxy S8

Someone put a large size SIM card into the card slot of my Samsung Galaxy S8 without using the tray. How do I get it out?
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How to switch on Samsung Galaxy when Power Button jams?

Since my smartphone's casing is so tight, I had to press the buttons harder, until the power button got permanently stuck. Now I dont't know how to switch on my Samsung Galaxy without using its power ...
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“Custom binary blocked by FRP lock”

this afternoon while I was at university before the beginning of the lecture I turned off my mobile phone as usually and when the lecture ended I tried to turn it on to commend a fellow student who ...
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Encrypted SD card data recovery with broken display (S9+)

my phone (Galaxy S9+) was recently stolen, and thankfully I got it back, but it was completely destroyed when I got it back. I'm not sure what they did to it (looks like they took a hammer to it), all ...
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Why do I have to always clear the cache of the Download Manager in order to download 1 app?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy J4 Core with Android 8.1.0 Go. When ever I want to download an app on Google Play, I first have to clear my data/cache for my Download Manager and restart my phone. It then ...
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Force android to keep top bar for full screen app (notch screens)

So I have a phone with a notch and so a fullscreen app (like Wizards Unite) is not really full-screen. I have a black bar on top anyway so why not use it... So can I show notifications and clock on ...
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Samsung Galaxy Core Prime stuck on boot screen

I am trying to boot this phone to retrieve pictures from it but it wont go past the boot screen. Is there any way to access the memory from my pc to pull them off. I have tried every way I can find to ...
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Samsung S9 Notification Bar New Symbol?

anyone recognise the symbol in red please (from Samsung S9 phone running Android Pie)?
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Qualcomm Quick Charge and Samsung Note 10

I'm planning to upgrade my phone and I've got a lot of QC 3.0 chargers and a QC powerbank. Now days I see all mayor producers get their own proprietary fast charge technology. My question is if I'll ...
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Samsung Galaxy A40 microphone issue

I've got a brand new Samsung Galaxy A40. When I conduct conversations people are complaining that they stop hearing me. The only way I can recover from it during conversation is to switch the ...
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Is it possible to transfer the internal memory/storage chip of an S9?

My Samsung Galaxy S9 is physically damaged and the board is dead. The phone will not turn on or show any signs of life. Plenty of important photos and data are on that phone which I need to retrieve. ...
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Coming back Google Play Services

I have Samsung Galaxy A50 which is my professional smartphone, I use it for work and it is funded by my company. It has some professional software installed in Knox like encrypted e-mail etc. I am ...
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Samsung J5 stuck on Downloading Mode

The big problem it's that the phone doesn't have the power button at all, so I can't use the usual combination (VOLUME DOWN + POWER). Any idea what can i do?
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Samsung A20 SM-A205W stuck on download mode

I have a Samsung Galaxy A20 and I was attempting to unlock the bootloader and also install TWRP. While the bootloader was unlocked successfully, while doing the TWRP part I had to use Odin and used an ...
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Samsung Pay not working with an Indian Card on a Galaxy Note 8 purchased in Hong Kong

Don't know where to ask so asking it here. I have an Galaxy Note 8 which was purchased from Hong Kong long back. I want to use Samsung Pay on it but no Indian Cards are working. I am pretty sure this ...
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Seeting up secure (Android) phone 2019

I am trying to build a security phone from my old Samsung A7. Although I do observe relevant threads, I want to get the latest update in 2019. These requirements are in my thoughts but I am welcomed ...
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Cast screen on Samsung Television from Moto G7

I have a Samsung smart TV. I want to cast the screen of my Moto G7 Power running Android 9 onto the TV. I have made sure that the TV and the cell phone are on the same Wi-Fi system. When I go to ...
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Add a custom script in init.rc in a Custom ROM

I am trying to add a script in a custom ROM on a Galaxy Note 4 I've done the unpack and repack process on boot.img by modifying the init.rc file. But every time I try to reboot it stops at the home ...
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How to disable calling/cellular radio on Galaxy A5(2017)

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017, SM-A520W, Android 9.0, Status: NON ROOTED I want to be able to temporarily disable the ability to call on my phone. I've tried using the Call Barring method and I've tried ...
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Opening a .odt file in Android [duplicate]

How can I open a .odt file (from Outlook mail client) in an Android device (Samsung Galaxy tablet)? It says I need to install an app, but I don't know which one.
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Samsung Galaxy S7 stuck at boot - power button not working in recovery mode

my Samsung Galaxy S7 is stuck in boot with the "no command" error screen. I found out I can possibly fix the problem by wiping the cache partition, and have found the recovery menu to do this. ...
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reset samsung level u pro

I have a Samsung level u pro anc , the problem is the sound balance in left and right ear are not the same , it's not related to software or anything else. actually there was similar situation before ...
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Installing Samsung Pay on Gear S3

I tried following the steps here: https://www.androidcentral.com/how-use-samsung-pay-gear-s3 https://www.stephenwagner.com/2018/08/15/samsung-pay-now-available-samsung-gear-s3-canada/ But I do not ...
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Stop calendar from asking me if I want to turn on notifications

Every time I put a new event in my calendar that came with the phone it asks if I want to turn on notifications in order to get reminders for the event. How do I shut this off? I have already turned ...
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How can I extract individual frames from images shot in Samsung's Magic Shot mode?

My Samsung Galaxy camera app has a "Shot & More" mode that takes multiple photos, then allows you to use sub-modes for various functions (such as "Best Photo"). The resulting file for "Best Photo" ...
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Why does my Samsung A8 have such poor contrast after updating to Android 9?

I have a Samsung A8 2018 SM-A530W, which was purchased from a major Canadian carrier. It recently updated itself to Android 9 through a Samsung application. Since that update, many of my applications ...
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Making Samsungs One-Hand Mode permanent

One of my brothers have broken the top part of his screen but using the one-hand mode enables him to use all parts of the screen. Is there any way to make italways enabled, e.g. turning it when the ...
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Gboard crashed and can't access my phone

Gboard crashed and I can't access my phone because I can't change the keyboard to the original Android one. Or I don't know how to. So there's no keyboard to write my password which means I can't ...
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How do I disable Samsung boot animation stretch, or how do I enable normal bootanimation.zip

When I import a custom bootsamsung.qmg The animation is stretched and does not look like its supposed to. Does anyone know how to disable the stretch or whatever happens during boot. Also, I there a ...
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Samsung galaxy gt-19070, wiped system in twrp

I use Samsung galaxy gt-19070 that runs under cyanogenmod with rooted and bootloader unlocked. I recently wiped my system in twrp and my phone is stuck in "android is starting". Please help! Thank you....
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Is there a way to get pictures out of a nonfunctional Samsung Note 4? [duplicate]

My Samsung Note 4 has been acting up lately and is now practically dead. It doesn't turn on whatever the method is. As much as I want to let it go, it holds a lot of pictures that I didn't put on my ...
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Galaxy s9+ not charging via USB-C cable and not quick charging at all

I ran into a problem with my Galaxy s9+ recently, it won't charge at all using my Samsung 25 Watt Wall Charger and also won't charge using my Aukey 26800mah power bank when connected via USB-C. It ...
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How to Fix my WiFi problem for Samsung J700F

It keeps on disconnecting and reconnecting on its own. I did Factory Reset and everything I can, but it is still on disconnecting and reconnecting.
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How do I root my Galaxy J3 Prime

I have been trying to look for a root with no luck, I'm not exactly the most experienced when it comes to looking for roots like this, and this is one of the few sites I would trust to download a root ...
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Samsung Galaxy S9+ randomly stops music when screen is off

Android Version: Pie (latest update) Phone age: Around 1 year (the guarantee expired in June 2019) Since updating 1 month ago, my phone randomly started pausing Spotify and other apps when the ...
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Unable to setup Gmail on Samsung A Star 50

I got a new Samsung Galaxy A50 and am having issues with setting up Gmail on it. On trying to do so, (despite having a decent internet connection) when I click on add account (as per this) but on ...
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Samsung galaxy tab 10.1 (GT-P7500) not recognized in Download mode

This question is related to a previous unanswered question. I have an old Samsung galaxy tab 10.1 (GT-P7500) 3G device which I bought many years ago from a carrier that does not support it anymore. ...
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Any way to send battery statistics to a computer?

I'm working for a company that has several samsung galaxy tablets in the field, we want a way to determine when their batteries are going bad before they stop working completely. Ideally, we'd be ...
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Phone is not updating!

I have a G955U Galaxy S8+ AT&T Factory Unlocked on Android 7.0 Baseband Version: G955USQU1AQC9 Android Security Patch Level - April 1, 2017 I no longer live in the US, and currently in the ...
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Rom update for a Samsung galaxy tab 10.1 (GT-P7500)

I have an old Samsung galaxy tab 10.1 (GT-P7500) 3G device which I bought many years ago from a carrier that does not support it anymore. The android version of it is 3.2. Running "system updates" ...
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Samsung note 5 reset

My samsung note 5 was somehow reset. All day phone has been telling me to contact system administrator for my google acct . I did that and she reset password. I can easily access the account from my ...
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Sometimes my mic can hear me, other times it cannot

I have a Samsung Galaxy J5 and i have issues with the microphone. Some times people can hear but others times it cannot. This is not only on calls but on all apps that use the mic (for example: ...
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Root and android phone with broken screen [duplicate]

Hi guys. Is there a way to root my phone which is a Samsung J1 (J120F), I managed to enable the USB debugging so i can access the phone via screen mirroring using vysor / scrcpy, but i can't access ...
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Problem with samsung galaxy j6 + “set guarantee bit: recovery”

I was supposed to root my mobile device a samsung galaxy j6 +, I was entering TWRP normal until a moment I try to enter and it turns out that it no longer enters but my mobile normally starts and I ...
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Play a video on a TV over HDMI without DEX experience

I see there are two options on how to connect my S9 to a TV over HDMI: dex and screen mirroring. Neither of them quite fits what I want to do. I'm coming from the iPhone and I want to do the same as ...
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My knox not working

Sir I m using samsung J710-FN , yesterday I have update my phone due to this my all the photos and documents will deleted how can I restore my all the data or how will I recover all the data from my ...
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Detail information on running scripts on the recovery screen

I am looking for more detail information regarding the process mentioned here: 1 https://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2058944 2 https://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=...
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Samsung Galaxy Grand prime sm-g530h stuck after updating

I was updating my Galaxy grand prime by Odin and when Odin said that your update has been completed "passed", I plugged off my android and after that it is not starting. I have tried to ...