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Questions tagged [samsung-galaxy-note-3]

For questions concerning Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Android smartphone.

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SD card is somehow read-only, from both Android and TWRP… how do I make it writable again?

My SD card is being weird. I'm in TWRP, since a Lineage OS dirty flash (one without a wipe first) bricked my phone. Using the TWRP file manager, or the terminal, it doesn't matter, moving files to it ...
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How to add the flashlight toggle in the notification panel on my non-rooted SM-N900A

I'm trying to add the flashlight toggle in the notification panel on my SM-N900A (Android 5.0). And so far, I've found the Notification Toggle app that adds toggles to the notification bar. But I ...
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Mobile starts to forget Wi-Fi Passwords

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Earlier it used to remember every Wi-Fi passwords I fed in. However, these days it starts to forget Wi-Fi passwords on some networks. Is it a problem with the Wi-Fi ...
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Disable logd logging

The /data/misc/logd/ directory is filled with 256Mb log files. Currently I don't need debug log files, so I would like to turn off logging. How to do it? Partial solution: It seems I can turn off ...
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TWRP Not Flashing Correctly on Note 3 (SM-N9005)

I'm trying to install the TWRP Recovery on my Note 3 SM-N9005 (which currently has stock ROM running Android 5.0) using Odin v3.13. I have downloaded the TWRP 3.2.3 (hlte) .tar from the official TWRP ...
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Samsung phone charges poorly, periodically

My Samsung S8+ has started having periods when it does not keep up 100% charging when connected and in simple editing usage. If I leave it idle it charges slowly and the "charger beep" occasionally ...
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Samsung note 3 forgot password

How do I open my phone when I forgot my password it keeps saying you going to have to fully reboot the whole phone after so many tries I forgot the password and need help I don't want to wipe my phone
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM7505 won't connect to laptop via USB

I am using Note 3 but I'm unable to connect my phone to PC or laptop. MTP or USB bar option did not pop up when I connected my phone. Please help.
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scp for “Material Terminal”

OS: 5.0 Lolly-pop Device: Samsung Galaxy note 3 Using the terminal emulator "Material Terminal" is it possible to add an ssh command scp?
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change color of note 3 black keyboard

I have read several articles, with no help. I have a Samsung Note 3. My keyboard is black and I hate it. I'm unable to make it appear white again. Any ideas for a Note 3, only?
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Create Ad-hoc wifi on Android (Samsung galaxy note 3)

I am creating a website using flask (python) to hold pre-downloaded episodes of anime and cartoons to take into school and host between me and my cartoon club. I want to run it on my Samsung galaxy ...
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Samsung Note 3 storage looks full

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The system claims that the storage is almost full. Out of 26 GB, it show only 600MB as free. In practice, all my pictures/videos/music/whatsapp-media sums up to about ...
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Which apps are placing icons on statusbar?

I have LineageOS with Android 7.1.2. I reinstalled at once everything I used to have. Now I have 3 icons on statusbar reporting battery charge. I'm unable to figure out who is placing them. Is there ...
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All my Internal Data Has Been Removed Without Reset.. Help?

When i had charged my Device in morning in Switch-off Mode after Charging i had Boot up the Device (Device Details Below).. I got all my internal data Gone.. All Internal Apps, Apps Data, Music, Video ...
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Android suddenly freed up several GB of space itself? (Note 3)

My Note3 has been nearly full (~500MB or so left) for a month or so. Tonight I was web-browsing in Chrome, and accidentally hit "download" on a gigantic multi-GB file on archive.org. Chrome froze up ...
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How Can you unlock your galaxy-note-3 if I forgot my signature password

I can't open my phone cause my phone won't accept my signature password.
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Google Now app force closes/crashes immediately upon launch

I'm running rooted stock Android 4.4.2 on an AT&T Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900A). No problems with any other Gapps or apps in general. I have tried flashing older versions, but that didn't help. The ...
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Can APK Editor be used to increase the location/GPS Fix Interval?

I want increase location fix updates for Google Maps location history (currently 10-15secs) and other location calls on my android Marshmallow device. Can this be achieved by something like APK Editor?...
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Battery temp too low?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and it doesn't want to charge. When I plug it it it says "Charging Paused: Battery temperature too low." Sometimes it will charge but most times it won't. It's really ...
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Very weird issues with android

So I have an interesting case with android... Before I start, yes I have done factory resets, I have even tried installing a new ROM. I have replaced hardware. I have replaced the SIM card. But I ...
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is there way to remotely turn on your android phone?

I'm not talking about remotely control the device. I'm talking about remotely turn on the cellphone. I lost my phone and try to connect it remotely. but a device is keep offing for 2 days. it's ...
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I see repeated annoying pop-up messages claiming I have viruses. When I click “Remove Virus”, I'm sent to the Google Play store. What should I do?

this pops up whenever I lock my phone and unlock it. How do i fix this? I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Note 3. When i click on 'remove virus now' it redirects me to a page on google play store which ...
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How to keep downloads from disappearing in standby mode?

Large downloads tend to disappear a while after I turn off my screen. If I keep my screen on while downloading, my downloads finish normally, however, if I turn my screen off for a while, they ...
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Broken Note3 screen with password and debugging mode off need to transfer date any soluations

Broken Note3 screen with password and debugging mode off need to transfer date any solutions, i need to transfer Avery important date from my mobile, my computer recognize it but no data shown as i ...
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Recover data from unbootable android 5.0 note 3

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3, which was weeks ago fully functional but had some glitches like it couldn't run games such as clash royale without an external power supply; in this case I used a power ...
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Help a beginner who is about to install cyanogenmod 13 on a samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition

I have a Samsung Galaxy note 10.1 2014 edition that is my love. It is my daily driver too. I recently upgraded to lollipop, but faced issues with graphics quality being dropped due to some memory ...
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A row of galaxy note 3 screen is not responsive

The area goes right across the keyboard, leaving the phone useless. S-pen still works fine. I used TSP Dot mode to show the issue in this screen shot: Please tell me the hardware isn't shot. I ...
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I cant find hidden pictures and videos on my samsung note 3

O year ago I took a bunch of pictures and videos on my Samsung note 3 but I can't find them now but when I plug the phone into a laptop I can see all the pictures and videos how do I delete them. I ...
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Where can I download the original android stock ROM[made by Google, without any modifications or bloatwares]? [duplicate]

I own a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (N900). I am fed up of the bloatwares that Samsung has added. Also I am unable to get an OTA update to Android 6. I want the pure Android experience on my smartphone. I ...
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How to enable Face Unlock on Samsung Note 3

For some reason, the Note 3 doesn't have the Face Unlock feature listed under Smart Lock (see screenshots below). Click on image to enlarge Do I have to download the APKs seperately?
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Samsung Galaxy note 3 SM-N9005 cannot boot due to Power down

I have Samsung galaxy note 3 SM-N9005 and I wanted to make hard reset but I accidental did Power down. And now, my phone does not fully switch on. When I turn on the phone it stops at the Samsung sign....
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Lockdown pro suddenly stopped working. Is there anyway to un/reinstall?

I had Lockdown pro app installed and everything was working fine until the latest update from Samsung which brought some new features such as battery app optimizing. Now the Lockdown pro no longer ...
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Recover data from SM-N900 - Heimdall/Odin help

I have a SM-N900 (Note 3 Exynos), the password for which is forgotten![1], but there is data that need to be recovered. I am trying to flash TWRP, or CWM recovery image so that I can at least get to ...
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How can I unlock my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 without factory reset

I suddenly cannot access my phone with my normal password. it just keeps saying its incorrect. How can I unlock my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 without factory reset. Very urgent help needed please.
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screen cracked android - so I cannot gesture unlock

I have a fairly common issue: a screen damaged android phone. These devices are highly vulnerable to broken screens (this particular phone, the samsung galaxy note 3, had 2 replacement screens before ...
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32 gb internal storage having 10.82 gb of total files but shows only 5 gb free

I have samsung sm900(galaxy note 3) and out of 32 gb internal storage, only 10.82 gb is used but it shows only 5 gb space free. Please solve this.
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How do I use my phone as a WiFi hotspot without using my data connection?

I know it sounds strange, but what I want to do is use my phone as a WiFi router to create a private LAN that doesn't use my data connection. Basically, I'm at a hotel and need to do some testing ...
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Mail app bug - resents non existing failed emails

My friend has a weird bug on Samsung Note, when he turns on the phone, in his mail app he has 4 messages that marked as failed and it keeps trying to resend them. When I am trying to navigate to the ...
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Google account and installed apps disappeared after an unexpected restart

I have a Note 3 N9005, Lollipop installed on it. My phone just restarted in my pocket, by my clothes "pressing" power and home button (why does that restarts the phone?). After it restarted various ...
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How can I tell if I have Samsung or Google calendar app installed?

I have a calendar app installed (rooted Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Android 4.3) App Info shows version "4.3-N900VVRUBMJ7", which matches Samsung's instaled Android version. How can I tell if it's a ...
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Some program is showing ads on my desktop… How can I catch it?

Some program keeps showing me ads on the main page every now and then. It's extremely annoying, and I'm unable to catch it. Is there a way I can detect it to remove it? When the ad shows up, I try to ...
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How can I root the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900V?

I recently updated my phone to Android 5.0. I have been searching for a way to root this device for days and have tried every tool and technique out there including Cf-Auto-Root, Kingo Root, and ...
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how to get data from Note 3 broken screen

I have a Samsung Note 3 and the phone went black due to me dropping it. I have since got a new phone but want to retrieve my photos from the old phone with the broken screen. The problem is that I ...
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Will my rooted Samsung Galaxy Notes 3 get Android update automatically?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Notes 3 with Android 4.x. I now know there is Android 5.x. Will it be upgraded automatically at the right time. If not, should I consider doing it myself? (Phone is not tied ...
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Reboot alternatives

So my situation is this. About a week or so ago my power button fell out and I dont want to get it repaired until I back up my stuff. For some reason my pc hasn't been able to link to back up but that ...
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Invasive advertising in Android notification center

On my Samsung Note 3 running stock Android 4.4.2 I got the following message in the pull-down notification center: You watched FooBar. Here's another video you might like. I didn't click the ...
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Very high battery drain by Android OS, Android System, and Screen in Samsung Galaxy Note 3 running Lollipop

I've got a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900) running Android 5.0. The battery life is terrible. Most of the battery is taken by Android OS, Android System, and Screen. The moment I switch the screen ...
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Most recent root and flash rom for Verizon Note 3

I know this is a super specific question, but I am trying to root and then flash cyanogenmod onto my Verizon Note 3. It seems like security features change constantly for Samsung phones and I have not ...
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Photos downloaded from facebook are appearing in Google Photos

Photos I download with the Facebook app on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 are synced to Google Photos. I would like only photos I take with my phone's camera or add manually to appear in Google Photos. Is ...
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Recovering Wifi Password without Root on Galaxy Note 3

I am trying to recover WiFi password without rooting my phone. There are 2 ways I found online. One using a file explorer and the next is using ADB. I tried using ADB but I failed in doing so. I'm ...