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Is there anyway to bypass family link and reset phone without google password?

I activated family link on my kids' Samsung J5 about a year ago, but I entirely forgot the password because I used a burner account. On the phone, I am unable to access or provide authorization. I ...
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Partition table modified by parted is not saved in Galaxy J5 SM-J500FN

I booted to TWRP recovery and tried to shrink /system and extend /data in the following way: parted /dev/block/mmcblk0 (parted) unit s (parted) print free The output (original partition table): ...
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How to permanently move application to /system partition?

I'm running Android 6.0.1 on Galaxy J5 (SM-J500FN) and the main issue is disk space. If a system app is updated, old .apk remains on /system partition and the updated one is installed into /data ...
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How to run 64 bit apps on a 32 bit Android smartphone without root access?

I know it's difficult or rather almost impossible to change a 32 bit to 64 bit with or without root but is it possible to run 64 bit apps on a 32 bit Android smartphone without root access ? I am ...
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Phone extremely slow, even after factory reset

I have a Samsung Galaxy J5 2016. It's gotten extremely slow and buggy (>10 crashes a day, waiting more than 30 seconds to open default apps, ...). I've done a factory reset, with removal of all ...
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How to modify CSC file of samsung sm-j500fn?

My phone origin is the UK and I am in Sri Lanka now. My phone modemst1, modemst2 were reset and also I forgot to backup. dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/modemst1 dd if=/dev/zero of=/...
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Infinite boot on stock Galaxy J5 2016

I want to recover user data still on device memory on a Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 that won't start. When i try to normally boot up the phone it goes to the model screen and then switches to a screen ...
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How can I factory-restore a Samsung J5 (2015) SM-500FN?

What I have: I have a Samsung J5 (2015) SM-500FN which ran out of storage and basically hung itself up. There is no data I want to recover, but I want to install either a stock ROM or (preferably) ...
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I get "Internet may not be available" on my new Samsung J5 Prime

I get "Internet may not be available" on my new Samsung J5 Prime around every 5 minutes. This did not happen with other Android devices on the same Wi-Fi router. What can be the problem? Model SM-...
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Unable to mount /data after multiple wiped

Everytime I try to flash anything from TWRP it says "E: unable to mount /data". I have tried multiple wipes and entirely reflashing the os but everytime i finish setting up the phone after wiping it, ...
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Samsung J5 2017 in water.

I dropped my Samsung J5 2017 in water. I tried to turn it off straight away but it wont turn off. I cannot access the battery as it is built in. My touch screen does not work and nor do the power ...
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How do I solve these problems when flashing Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J510FN)?

The Iusse Well, this is normally a simple task but I have a lot of problems. I hope you can help me. To begin, let's explain the situation: I have an SM-J510FN device with firmware from Spain to ...
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SHOULD I remove stock internet app on galaxy J5 2015?

I have rooted my samsung galaxy J5 (2015), but I am not sure whether or not I should remove the preinstalled "Internet"-app. The phone came with both that AND google chrome, and so the question is ...
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SD won't encrypt or decrypt or work after removing phone battery

I removed my phone battery when the phone was on without turning it off first, my SD card was encrypted, so now I cannot access my SD card contents on my phone while phone detects the SD card. ...
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Samsung Galaxy J5 J500F Bricked - How to unbrick?

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy J500F. Trying to get more storage, I moved all of the system files to the sd card and now the phone won't turn on. The PC will not recognize the phone (no ding, no ...
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A confused senior citizen

I have an Android Samsung Galaxy J5 phone with SIM card slot No 1 with a Reliance Jio sim and SIM card slot no 2 with a BSNL 4G SIM. On my BSNL line I do not have data but only for incoming/outgoing ...
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How to copy/export default android browser browsing history to android chrome?

how's it going? I have been using android default browser of galaxy j5 for about 1 year and it doesn't show browsing history beyond like 3 months (only last 3 months or less) and my browsing history ...
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can i change my battery with other mAh batteries [duplicate]

My phone is ikon 787.its battery was recently damaged so i decided to change its battery. The original battery is 2600 mAh . I likes to change it with a 4100 mAh battery.Is it have any demerits. Do it ...
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Phone calls seems to be from viber while they are not!

It strange to say but it happens to me often when people call me from italy only(This probably might happen from other countries as well). They call me in their cell phone while at my smartphone it ...
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cannot update applications because of confused memory

Android 5.1.1 pulls this stunt off very so often. Smart manager states 408 MB free. But if I try to update some apps, Android imposes me to "Free up space", stating 79.51 MB is needed (in this ...
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How to move installed apk from phone memory to sdcard on android 6.0.1 without root

Move installed apk from phone memory to sdcard on android 6.0.1 without root and install new apk to sdcard. My device is Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500H os updated to 6.0.1). Phone's memory is too small ...
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Gallary issue in marshmallow OS

I have updated Marshmallow OS from Lollipop OS in my galaxy J5 mobile. since I updated this, All folders are not seen in gallery. All images are displayed in only one folder. Also there is no option ...
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Internal memory almost full

I've got Samsung Galaxy J5 with Marshmallow 6.0.1 and in this phone I've got internal memory of 8 gb and a memory card of 8gb. I've stored every little picture and audio in external memory and many ...
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"Unfortunately, the process com.android.phone has stopped" error

"Unfortunately, the process com.android.phone has stopped" error occurs when i try to change my network mode to LTE only. The phone i'm using is Samsung J5(SM-J500H).
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j5 cant open after updating to marshemallow

j5 cant open after updating to marshemallow and it display the word (samsung) in the screen for 20 hours without opening tried restarting and removed the battery and the same happens
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Frequent configuration messages on Samsung J5

I am getting some configuration messages frequently and have no idea what it is. How can I prevent it? Any help would be appreciated.
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Samsung J5 : Use SD card as internal memory

I'm actually trying to use my SD card as internal memory on my Samsung Galaxy J5 with 6.0.1 android version. I saw some post on google and i follow this tutotial : http://www.phonandroid.com/galaxy-...
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/system has self-destructed by itself

Posting on behalf of a friend. He is a little bit insane. Last night, I turned my phone off after listening to music. This morning, i turn it to receive the heart-warming message 'Please install an ...
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Kingo Root to uninstall [closed]

After rooted my phone with Kingo Root without pc, Does this be possibly be removed on the phone?
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How to locate “memo” folder on samsung galaxy j5

I had taken backup on "phone" and "card" folder in my laptop before giving service to the service center. Now, the phone has been fully formatted and it is as new. Now there is no "memo" in my phone. ...
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'Set Warranty Bit: Recovery' Samsung doesn't boot

I have a Samsung Galaxy J5 and it isn't booting since I patched an app with Lucky Patcher (first time I tried it). I have had the root for some time, with no problems, but now I boot it and it goes ...
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How to pair Galaxy J5 with Samsung gear S?

I tried many times to install Samsung gear manager in my device(galaxy J5), but after a successful install what should I do? When I use the app in my phone it gives me this error: check if your phone ...
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"Unfortunately ... has stopped"

I'm dealing with a brand-new Samsung Galaxy J5 and various apps and services keep crashing, making the phone all but unusable. It's German but these are the services that are stopping: ...
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Samsung Galaxy J5 connected to WiFi but network not available

I bought this brand new Samsung Galaxy J5 yesterday, but I'm stuck with an internet connection problem. The thing is that the WiFi connection worked properly on the store and at some other places, but ...
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USB debugging option greyed out in Samsung Galaxy J5 runing Android 5.1.1

As per the rule with a new Android, I have tapped build number 7 times for enabling Developer option. However, USB debugging is shown as greyed out and I cannot start it. Samsung Galaxy J5 comes with ...
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