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Galaxy A5 Notification Meanings [duplicate]

This question was marked as a duplicate question but it’s not. The notifications in question from the attached images are screenshots that my daughter deleted. Therefor I cannot just view the ...
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Notification Meanings [duplicate]

Hey there, I'm wondering what these notifications mean in the top left of these images (specifically the one phone with the checkmark and the one square thing with a check mark). It's a Samsung Galaxy ...
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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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WI-FI And Bluetooth Doesn't Turn On - Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 A510FD

Straight to the question: To solve the issue I think I have two options: I read on XDA that the 4 files firmwares (service repair firmwares) are needed to fix the phone, but I couldn't find that ...
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Is it possible to/how do I change the CSC of an android phone

I apologize if I did not formulate the question correctly however I'm a 'noob' regarding Android versioning and Android ROM software etc. Here is some background regarding my question. I bought a '...
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How do I get rid of boot screen on unrooted phone?

I have an old Samsung galaxy a5 2016 (sm-a510f). I had previously rooted it and installed a custom ROM called the Google Product Rom along which came a boot animation that flashed the google logo ...
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How do I tell if my Samsung Galaxy uses XEU or BTU etc…?

i'm wondering how to tell the difference between a Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 flashed with something like XEU or one with BTU. That is if it's already installed and if I don't know what type it is. Any ...
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Moved pictures to secure folder; still visible in the Gallery

I have a Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 with Android 7.0. I moved some of my pictures to the Secure Folder. Now, they are invisible in all the applications accessing Gallery, e.g. Twitter, but I can still see ...
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Retrieve files from A5 with broken Screen

I have a Samsung Galaxy A5 2015 (A500F) with broken screen and digitizer. The phone is simply locked (no password or pattern used) but I cannot scroll down to unlock in order to access the file system....
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Whatsapp suddenly crashed and device got unresponsive

My Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 is of full of storage and I am talking to my friend through whatsapp, and it got crashed and stop working. I can't receive calls or get out of whatsapp or even turn the phone ...
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Log out from Google account on Android 6.0.1

How can I log out from my Google account on Android 6.0.1 in my Galaxy A5? I tried the following: Settings -> Accounts -> No such option anywhere... Settings -> Cloud and Accounts -> Accounts -> ...
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Some apps do not detect an internet connection

I've got a bit of a bizarre problem with my android phone: My internet connection is working and fully functional, since Chrome and most other apps have no problems. However, some apps do not detect ...
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Cannot uninstall an application in Samsung Galaxy A5 (2015 edition)

I have developed an application and installed the app by running the code on my device. The problem is, only this application cannot be uninstalled. I have tried both the settings>Application Manager>...
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Why does “Galaxy Apps” require access to my contacts?

"Galaxy Apps", the package manager for the bloatware pre-installed apps on my Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), requires access to my contacts. In fact, it plain out refuses to run as long as I don't give it ...
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Using an Android phone to pass through a dial-up modem signal

I have a Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) and an old laptop with a built-in dial up modem. I would like to know if there is any way to connect the modem to my mobile and use it to pass through the modem ...
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Camera takes pictures on it's own

My Samsung A5 (2017) running Android 6.0.1 takes pictures on it's own every 2 minutes when the front camera is turned on. If I turn the main camera on it starts recording every 2 minutes. I noticed it ...
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Mount Galaxy A5 (2017) on Ubuntu via MTP

I have been reading numerous articles on this, but nothing seems to work for me. I have a Galaxy A5 (2017). When I plug it into my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop, the phone is recognised and I can browse the ...
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Cannot add extra language under Android Secure Folder

I use Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) with Secure Folder. So far I need to add extra language (English is primary one) Android starts to download but nothing is downloading under super-fast WiFi. I am sure ...
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Can Always-On Display on my Galaxy A5 (2017) cause screen burn-in?

Ever since I bought my Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), I've been using its Always-On Display feature, which displays a clock or calendar with unread notification icons, or one of four preinstalled images on ...
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Updated from lollipop to marshmallow causing problems

I got an update this morning for my Galaxy A5 (2015), to update from. Lollipop 5.0.2 to marshmallow 6.0.1 and now I keep getting this pop-up every 5 seconds. Screenshot (click to enlarge) I can ...
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OTG support for Samsung A3

Nothing happens when I plug a USB stick to my Samsung A3 2015 (SM-A300FU) with an OTG cable (on-the-go). How to enable OTG support on this device? PS: I previously had a 5.0.2 original, unrooted. I ...
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How to root Samsung Galaxy A5 (SM-A500H) running Android 6.0.1

I have Galaxy A5 (SM-A500H) When I was on Lollipop I rooted it using kingroot apk. Yesterday I upgraded to 6.0.1 from sammobile. And it has SS/pc not sure if that prevent rooting or anything like that,...
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Updated Samsung galaxy A5 to Marshmallow but look and feel remains that of Lollipop

I have a Samsung galaxy A5 (SM-A500H) I didn't get a notification for an update from settings so I grabbed android 6.0.1 from Sammobile, I downloaded the South African version since there's no version ...
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Is it safe to charge Galaxy j7 using Galaxy A5 charger?

A5 has 2900mA battery and a charger with fast charging capability and j7 has 3000mA battery with normal charging. Can I use that to fast charge the Galaxy j7?
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How Do I Activate 4G LTE Only On Samsung Galaxy A5(2016)

I use Samsung Galaxy A5(2016) and have just upgraded the firmware to Android 6.0 (Mashmallow). The phone supports 4G but the option to set it there is LTE/3G/2G (auto connect) on Network mode. How ...
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Galaxy A5: How to set power button to reject calls (no root)

I've found in Settings/Answering and ending calls how to answer by pressing Home key and how to end a call by pressing the Power key. Is there any other possibility to assign the power key in order to ...
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Contact App of Samsung A5(SM-A500G) become slow after software update (5.0.2)

After software update on my Mobile phone Samsung Galaxy A5 (SM-A500G), the Contact app become very slow to use. When I am cleaning the call log to zero then Contact app is working fine till the call ...
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Can I recover a soft-bricked Galaxy A5 without voiding the warranty?

I have a newly purchased Samsung Galaxy A5, which, after attempting to install Marshmallow eventually got stuck on the "Downloading... Do not turn off target!!" screen. Just before this happened I ...
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How to disable the “Application permissions” dialog that pop up during each new app install?

I have a Samsung Galaxy A5[18] running Android 4.4.4. Every time I install a new app this dialog comes up: Is there any way to disable this feature? I'm doing app development so I have to install ...
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Samsung Galaxy A5 screen has broken, want to retrieve data

My samsung galaxy A5 mobile is dropped and its screen has been broken though the hand set is ringing when some one calls my nomber but I am not able to receive it. Now I want my all media and whatsapp ...
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How to root Samsung Galaxy A5?

I have Samsung Galaxy A5, SM-A500H running Android 5.0.2, downloaded from here. I want to root it. The only root available right now AFAIK, is CF-Auto-Root, as described here for example. But this ...