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Dialing 911 will redirect my call to another person

Dialing 911 will redirect my call to another person who does not wish good health upon me. Wondering how this could be done and how to obtain the number it's redirecting to.
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Automate USSD codes on Android

Device: Samsung Galaxy S24 Android: 14 One UI: 6.1 I need to schedule USSD code (like *101*4# and press Call) for extra gigabytes every month. But it's required to send it at 23-00 on planned date to ...
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Island's "Action not allowed" when trying to unlock developer options

I'm using the Island application for the sake of isolating and cloning certain applications on my Samsung running One UI 6.1. Whenever I try to unlock developer options, I get the following error: ...
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Could not mount /data and unable to find crypto footer

I have a Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A320FL). My phone showed "Google Play services has stopped" all the time and I could not fix it, so I decided to wipe my phone and start new. When I'm in the ...
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Security of the files added to Samsung Secure folder

Suppose I enable the Samsung secure folder and add some files to it and protect it with a password (or even biometrics) on my A-series phone. How safe are the files in case my phones got stolen? ...
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How to flash TWRP on a Samsung device via cmd?

My phone is Samsung Galaxy A12 (sm-A125F) on Android 12. When I want to flash the twrp.img file, I get this error in cmd C:\Users\KAPI\Downloads\platform-tools>fastboot boot TWRP.img FAILED to ...
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Car Android screen wireless silences jack audio

I have a Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus and an Android car screen that I bought recently. My car is a Mazda 3 sedan 2018 (display with no touchscreen). The head unit is connected to a DSP, amplifier, and 2-...
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Is there a way to configure policies/preferences for chrome

I want to set some Chrome policies on my Android device. (Samsung Galaxy A71) I know this is possible on PCs. I ran into similar question about chrome-flags, but couldn't figure out a way to do it for ...
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What is com.wingos.camerasaver?

Whenever I start my device, there is like a camera shaped indicator which shows up on the status bar for like 2 or 3 seconds. When I investigate by clicking on it, it shows that the app has no ...
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Save IMAP email without active account

I used the default Samsung Email app that came with my Samsung Galaxy Note 10. I provided the IMAP details to get emails on my phone. I got rid of the paid account before I got the new phone. I don't ...
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Remove Safe mode completely from an Android from the root

No app blockers works as I can go into safe mode and delete the app blockers. How do I tune my Samsung Galaxy S24 enough to not have an option to go into safe mode altogether?
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How to install a custom rom on a samsung j1 device?

i have a samsung device which was made before 2016. i want to install custom rom on it. the model is SM-j100f. how to proceed?
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Tasker: Ping notification on shared calender new event

I'm trying to get a profile that triggers whenever my samsung calendar app detects a new event has been added to a shared calendar. The shared cal is an icloud calendar that is being synced by the '...
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What is the path to the trashed content of the Samsung Gallery app?

On Samsung Android devices, I'm looking for the path to the trashed content of the Samsung Gallery app. Not Google Photos app.
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Phone storage space is less than shown in about phone section

I have Samsung galaxy A73. Same model is written on the phone box and phone storage's about section. Phone storage is 256GB according to phone box and phone setting. The Problem is when storage is ...
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Cheap Redmi phone can screencast to TCL smart TV but Samsung Galaxy A33 5G can't

Visiting my dad, he has a new TCL C735 / C835 / C935 smart TV and a new Samsung Galaxy A33 5G phone. He's getting older and doesn't know much about either of them. He also doesn't have any Internet ...
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TWRP loop on Samsung Galaxy A7

I tried to root my Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) but now in TWRP mode, it shows with blacklines and automatically restarts. It does not even enter into TWRP boot mode. Help me to get back into my mobile.
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Does anyone know how to bypass frp on T-Mobile Galaxy S8? [duplicate]

It was factory reset. I can't get it to go to the call settings app info. page after the "Answer automatically" tap back door? Would anyone know why?
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Formatting Micro SD card issue

I'm trying to format a 64GB Micro SD card into 70% portable storage and 30% internal storage. My phone runs Android 6, it's rooted with Magisk and I installed TWRP. Unfortunately, I can't successfully ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 Locked in Kiosk Mode with Clock App Only

My Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 is locked in kiosk mode, restricting all usage except for the clock app. Unfortunately, I don't have the 9-digit code to unlock it, and I'm unsure who set it up this way. ...
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Using fingerprint authentication only for contactless payment (especially Google Pay)

I'm using a recently bought Samsung Galaxy S23FE. I mostly bought it because my previous phone didn't have NFC and couldn't be used for contactless payment. What I'd like to do, is to use the ...
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Recovering Files from a Bootlooping Samsung Galaxy Stock S20 Ultra

I have a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra that I was using and it just rebooted and never stopped. I've gone into recovery mode and deleted the cache, then got into download mode and uploaded the stock ver 9 ...
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Touch function disturbance after installing screen protector

I have a strange problem with my Samsung Galaxy A14 phone, as soon as I install a screen protector for the device, a problem occurs in the touch function, which is: when touching a point on the upper ...
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Phone Call, Settings, Chrome, and Play Services apps are shown with dual messenger orange circle on Samsung

On a Samsung Galaxy A13, I have the following app icons Phone Call, Settings, Chrome, and Play Services all showing the orange dual messenger circles. But when I check the dual messenger settings, it ...
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Android: Can't rename SIM card - SIM name already in use

I'm trying to rename a eSim card on my Samsung phone (Android 14) But I get the following error ("SIM name already in use"): It's because previously I had use this name for my physical SIM ...
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Samsung Galaxy A12 won't show OEM unlocking option

I have a Samsung Galaxy A12. In the Developer options, OEM unlocking cannot be found. I have tried various guides and they all boil down to change the date and reboot the system. I have tried this ...
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Stop Samsung-based ad popups

Please help me get rid of these ads on my Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. I do not have Samsung Internet activated. I'm using Chrome. I have the best ad blocker, as well as antivirus, to no avail. These ads ...
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After I update my Samsung A14 to android 14, Play Store says that many apps are not compatible, even google apps like Chrome, YouTube, and Google Maps

Recently apps like X/Twitter, Uber, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Spotify, YouTube, Google Chrome, Google Maps, and many others are said to be not available for my device, which is really odd. The ...
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Android phone has taken 2 system updates today, 2 more this month

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S32 FE 5G, which is currently running Android 14. The phone has taken system updates twice today, and at least a couple of more times this month. It looks like something's ...
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Samsung A54 not detecting USB-C device until it receives charge

I bought a Gamesir X2s (mobile controller, similar to adding half an Xbox or PlayStation controller to either side of your phone) recently and have had connectivity issues with my Samsung A54. When I ...
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Need Help with CSC for Galaxy A15 4G

I'm currently using a Galaxy A15 4G and I've run into a bit of a snag trying to figure out the correct CSC (Country Specific Code). When I navigate to the Software Information section under Service ...
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Switching WhatsApp from one phone to another

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 inner screen has a problem and I got a replacement. Same phone. I can't transfer my messages from WhatsApp on the old phone. It seems my backup to Google hasn't worked for ...
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How to access ADB shell on Samsung Galaxy S10 stuck in boot loop?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S10 that is rooted and the bootloader is unlocked. Recently, I disabled a series of system packages, and now my phone is stuck in a boot loop. I need to re-enable those ...
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Anyone recognise this icon? [duplicate]

[![We have this image supplied to us by a concerned client. Normally we're pretty good at ID'ing these off the bat but this ones proving difficult to ID.][1]][1] [1]: https://i.sstatic.net/Ix70gSFW....
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Samsung A52 stuck in KG STATUS: CHECKING (00)

after I'm install new firmware on Samsung A52 from: https://samfw.com in Download Mode i got: CURREMT BINARY: Samsung Official FRP LOCK: OFF OEM LOCK: ON(L) KG STATUS: CHECKING (00) WARRANTY VOID: 0x) ...
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How to save images from a bricked Samsung tablet with MDM

My sister has a Samsung Tab A7 Lite that is soft bricked - stops loading at the logo. Unfortunately she has many GB of photos on this device with huge sentimental value that haven't been backed up ...
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Recover Samsung J3 2016 user data from lock screen

I have a Samsung J3 2016 (without root,USB debugging not enabled and stock rom if I remember correctly android 5.1.1.), I need my old WA for legal issues. I currently have the screen lock, but I don't ...
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How to change Adobe Reader's working directory or move Android directories to SD card?

Maybe incorrect forum but gotta start somewhere... I just got an old Samsung Galaxy Tab A running Android 7.1.1 for a PDF reader. As the internal storage is very limited, all the files are on an SD ...
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Samsung S21 FE disconnects from network

Not sure if this is the place to ask, but just in case. My phone has started to suddenly disconnect from the mobile network without anything happening to cause it. Following some advice Online (...
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No encryption on Samsung Xcover 7

On the Android smartphones I have used so far (e.g. devices from Sony, Motorola, Google or Nokia), there was always an option somewhere in the settings that allowed the smartphone to be encrypted. As ...
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Google Play System Update stuck

I'm using Samsung Galaxy A34 and Google Play System Update is only installed in July 2023, how to update GPSU to get the update?
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How to add a non-breaking space on a Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra with Samsung's official dedicated keyboard with no numpad?

I bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra that I'm gonna be using for work while my PC is getting repaired and I got the dedicated keyboard from Samsung. The only problem is I can't add a non-breaking ...
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How to reinstall all Google Play Store dependencies, specifically Google Account Manager to make the Play Store work again?

I'm using GNU/Linux and the adb command connected on a Samsung phone (specifically the SM-N9600 model, on Android version 10) without root, and also termux to find paths easily on the phone. I ...
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Partition error on Samsung Galaxy M02 phone

I have a Samsung Galaxy M02 phone. It showed me the error suddenly, and then I flashed successfully with Odin, then the phone worked fine for a few hours and switched off, failed to boot, and showed ...
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Delete or reset the Wi-Fi usage history [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy running Android version 9. How do I delete or reset the Wi-Fi data history so that you can't tell from my phone how much data I used.
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TWRP Black Screen on Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

I want to install TWRP on my Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F). The problem is that every time I install it, I can't boot into TWRP. It is just a Black Screen, and then it reboots into the system. I ...
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Camera quality on S21 worse than on A51

I switched from iOS to Android 2.5 years ago. I bought a Samsung Galaxy S21 which I have been happy with, the camera was perfect and colorful. Now 2.5 years later, the camera quality is much worse, ...
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Mobile Hotspot toggle is disabled / greyed out. How to share phone's data connection to laptop over WiFi?

I have working mobile data on my Samsung Galaxy A24. I am trying to share mobile data to my laptop over Wifi. I guess this is called Wi-Fi tethering. In Settings, there is an option for Mobile Hotspot ...
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Samsung A20e hangs at booting

My relative's Samsung Galaxy A20e smartphone got stuck while reading SMS. I wanted to help him and pressed buttons for reset, but only a black screen appeared, now it gets stuck at booting. I can ...
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root galaxy sm-a520w with custom recovery

I need to root sm-a520w with a custom recovery.i do have a windows 7 laptop to help me.i am very new a d need very well explained directions
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