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Questions tagged [samsung-galaxy-note-8]

For questions specific to the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet

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How do I move app icons between pages of the all-apps list?

My phone has four pages in its all-apps list (as opposed to its two pages of home screens). I know how to copy app icons from the all-apps list to any home screen. I also know how to move app icons ...
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Floating Ads Popping Up On Screen

As of a couple of days ago, I've been noticing a particular floating ad on my screen. It keeps popping up occasionally. I've googled it and have removed the apps I've installed in the last couple of ...
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Note 8 dies when battery is drained completely

the samsung galaxy note 8 dies when battery is drained completely and it wont start or charge unless the battery is pulled and charged and pushed back again. Why this happens and is there any solution ...
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Not receiving notifications on dual WhatsApp on Samsung Note8

I have two instances of WhatsApp on my Note8. When I receive a message on my primary WhatsApp, I get notifications instantly as normal. However, on my dual WhatsApp, I don't get notifications unless I ...
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Vital signs of unfamiliar software are present in safe mode: TopBuzz in Galaxy Note8

In Device Maintenance system app on Samsung Galaxy Note8, there is a TopBuzz cache shown when caches are being cleaned. Also in the safe mode. It reappears as a cleanup item every few minutes together ...
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How can I identify the cache if I see its name? One name is suspicious

If Device maintenance app is launched in Samsung S8, after pressing Clean Now button, storage cleanup briefly shows different apps, storage space of which is being cleaned: System cache OneNote ...
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How to boot from download mode into recovery mode

Two days ago when I was going to use my Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100 tablet I noticed it was off, but minutes before it was on and working, so I tried pressing the power button and nothing happened, ...
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Bypassing FRP on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 [duplicate]

I’m new to Samsung phones and for the most part android devices and I was wondering if someone could offer some help here. I came across a family members note 8 although they don’t remember the google ...
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How to stop Bluetooth pausing on bump in car? samsung Note 8

Lately I noticed that when I am driving and using the Bluetooth connection to play music in my car using Jet Audio (B Class - not using Android Auto or Drivermode or the integrated Me app) and I hit a ...
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Note 8: Whatsapp crashing after verification, while showing restoring backup

I got a Note 8 yesterday, and have been moving my data from my older Note 4. Everything worked after a struggle, but I've been working on this for hours with no luck. Basically, I verify, then ...
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What causes Dot to appear?

Not sure if this is an Android or a Samsung issue. I have a Galaxy Note 8. There is an annoying dot with a tiny x in it that overlays everything. Apps, keyboard, home screen, etc. The only thing out ...
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Excessive Battery drain on Note 8

I have been experiencing excessive battery drains in idle on my Note 8. About a month ago, I used to lose about 4-5% overnight (8 hours), but now I lose about 20-25%. I performed a fresh factory ...
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(Note 8) Is there a way to hide the voice recorder files from the media folder but still display them in the voice recorder app?

by default the voice recorder sound files show up in the media folder. I feel like they shoulnd't be displayed there. This is not a problem for the music player app, but I want things tidy. When I try ...
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How to make Note 8 screen dimmer?

The screen is still way to bright at it's dimmest setting at night. I don't want to use an app that places a filter with an opacity setting over the screen because it just makes the screen look crappy ...
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Just bought Galaxy Note 8 but

When I got the phone for the first time and started it up, it showed the recovery mode and I selected reboot system. The phone had 0 battery. I've seen lots of unboxings and the phone starts up ...
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Galaxy note 8 battery drain with mobile data

I've confirmed that battery drain issue in my Note 8 is because of mobile data and hotspot. I have evidence. Here is battery usage with mobile data and hotspot ON. AOD was OFF As you can see it ...
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Multi-window “Pop up view action” not working even if enabled

I ran through settings in Galaxy Note8 and from there I learned about pop up view action gesture and was able to use it. But when I finished running through the rest of the settings (top-to-bottom),...
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Is there any way to change App source on Android?

I migrated from Oneplus 3(Chinese android phone) to Galaxy Note 8 via Cloneit, since Samsung's stock migration tool didn't support Oneplus 3. However, apps migrated(or preferably, cloned) on my new ...
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Extremely slow charging with new ROM. New kernel?

I am encountering the following problem on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 8.0 GT-N5100 tablet: After having flashed TWRP and later Lineage OS 14.1 the battery is charging extremely slow (sometimes even a ...
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Blurry screen on Galaxy Note 8.0 (N5110) running CyanogenMod 12

I have installed CM12 on my Galaxy Note 8.0 (N5110), but now nothing is as sharp as it used to be with original Samsung ROM; all icons, text, etc. are not sharp. How to fix this?
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Getting “Installing…” for too long, during any app installation attempt

I cannot install any app on my Galaxy Note 8 N5100 tablet which is rooted and uses Android 4.4.2. It takes too much time with no result. (Click image to enlarge) And this is the status of my ...
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Custom recovery reporting wrong device when flashing CM11 in Samsung Galaxy Note 8 even when I downloaded the right firmware

I'm trying to flash CM11 firmware on a GT-N5100 device. I installed the custom recovery (tried both CWM and PhilZ), and while flashing it says I'm on a wrong device. On CWM, it was saying "The package ...
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Missed call notification shown even in auto rejecting or deliberate rejection?

I have a Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100 tablet which is updated to the latest version of Android (4.2.2) using the following official ROM from SAMMOBILE. My problem is even when I deliberately reject someone'...
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Recover deleted app data

I'm having some trouble with an app, it is an app for a service provided by my local bank. Apparently for security purposes it is not on the Play Store and when you subscribe they send you an SMS with ...
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Battery Status problem

I recently updated my Note 8.0 Wifi from 4.1.2 to android 4.4.2, and shortly after that rooted it (But kept the stock 4.4.2, NO custom ROMs or anything...). Of course, as I knew, the battery ...
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Rooted, Encrypted Galaxy Note 8" stuck in bootloop!

I am a noob. In a nutshell, I poked at things I shouldn't have after rooting/encrypting my galaxy note 8" tablet (GT-N5110) and now it continuously loops through the boot up screen. It gives me just ...
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Galaxy Note 8 unresponsive to touch input

I've been pulling my hair out over this one for a while now and have been unable to find anything on Google to help. I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (wifi UK version) and found a very ...