Questions tagged [samsung-galaxy-s]

For questions specific to the original Galaxy S. The Samsung Galaxy S (GT-I9000) was a high-end smartphone at the time of its launch. Variants include Epic 4G, Vibrant, Captivate, and Fascinate. Add a device tag only if your question is genuinely specific to your make and model!

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Encrypted SD card data recovery with broken display (S9+)

my phone (Galaxy S9+) was recently stolen, and thankfully I got it back, but it was completely destroyed when I got it back. I'm not sure what they did to it (looks like they took a hammer to it), all ...
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Used Dual Messenger, turned work profile off on Pixel Launcher, now Android asks me to “turn on secure folder” and I can't access it

So I started using Dual Messenger in advanced settings for Facebook, and I use the pixel launcher. This appeared when I turned dual messenger on The toggle for work profile was originally on. I ...
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Excel on Galaxy Tab A

I touch a blank row one time with my finger and hit microphone on Samsung keyboard. Dictate data into column A wait. How do I voice command to the cell in column B without again touching the screen? ...
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Completely compromised, but how?

I'm hoping a few geniuses out there can lend there wisdom, I'm at a complete loss. Or maybe I'm the simple type. I would like to assume I'm "hacked" but the situations I've been through lead me to ...
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Samsung Galaxy Watch or Galaxy Gear S3 on wrist time

Does Galaxy watch store the information when was it on the wrist and what time was it off (taken off for shower/sleep etc)? Is there an API to access this information?
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Samsung Android Source Code — Captive Portal Handling

Does anybody know where I can look at finding the source code for the modified version of Android that Samsung devices seem to be running? The reason I ask is because i'm trying to figure out ...
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Add swap support to Android

I own Samsung Galaxy GT-i9082, Trust me, its really very slow due to its low RAM i.e 1GB only. I have Installed Custom ROM of Lineage OS From XDA but it still doesn't supports swapping which is the ...
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Does the Samsung Galaxy S7 Universal Unlocked Model (SM-G930UZKAXAA) Have FM Radio?

Does anyone know if the SM-G930UZKAXAA model of the Galaxy S7 has FM radio or not? I've read one review saying that it doesn't, but the review was quite old and the S7 was supposed to have its FM ...
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ADB shell change camera mode

I am playing around with the ADB shell to control a Samsung Galaxy S9 remotely. I can do most of the things I wanted to but I struggle finding a way to switch / toggle the camera modes. I searched ...
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How to copy Unity Game (SpaceFlight Simulator) from Galaxy S6 Edge to S9?

I have been looking for a way to transfer game progress of Space Flight Simulator (made by Unity) from a Galaxy S6 Edge to a new Galaxy S9. Please note that /data/data/ directory does not exist on ...
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Samsung Galaxy S Duos GT-S7582

Good Day to all I need help, after flashing the stock room of Samsung Galaxy S Duos GT-S7582 my phone turn to black screen help please how to fix this ...???
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How can i fix the pop up spam of Unfortunately,GPS speed has stopped working

It keeps spamming the pop up.When i press OK,it keeps popping up again and again i tried factory reset but it didn't work!also my device keeps making shortcuts of things.
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I don't know is that virus or no

When I open the Samsung galaxy tab it keeps downloading app systems which some of them are inappropriate and I can't delete them and also it keeps making shortcuts of it.Also there is a problem that ...
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How to put Google Voice into Hands Free mode?

Google Voice can be set to provide voice ptompts Always or only on Hands Free mode. I want the latter. But how do i put my s7 into Hands Free mode?
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Google Voice does not provide spoken prompts

I'm using a samsung s7 and google voice in Always Listen mode. I can say Ok Google, then "text john". It works, but google voice does not SAY "ready", " ready ro send?" On Straighttalk on ...
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Samsung galaxy S Duos 2 gt-s7582 codename error

Trying to install ressurection remix 7.1 ends in error because my samsung which should be named kyleprods is named kylepro(which is the codename for gt-s7580). Also, there is no OS installed on it ...
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Samsung s5 mini - delock cable mouse / keyboard not working

I am using a simple delock cable which I ordered on amazon: Delock Kabel Micro USB Typ-B Stecker gewinkelt > USB 2.0-A Buchse OTG 11 cm Question: When connecting Mouse/Keyboard through the cable to ...
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Can anyone tell me what this icon is?

I cannot figure this out, and it is really bugging me. Does anyone here know what this notification means?
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Galaxy S GT 19000

Trying to download the firmware for my phone as it`s stuck in boot loop, tried all other options with no joy! On the Samfirware site , I have registered and got as far as the ready to dowload page, ...
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What are the contents of ipconfig.txt file on Samsung i9070?

I've got the aforementioned phone, Samsung i9070. However, for some reason (after mucking around with various ROM's) wifi stopped working at all. Theoretically I can turn it on and off, but no ...
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Cannot use WhatsApp in Gingerbread anymore

I have Samsung Galaxy S+ (i9001) and the other day had a prompt from WhatsApp to update the app. The update download but the installation fails and the app cannot be opened. I tried downloading the ...
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Is the wifi hotspot feature available on newer android phones?

I have a captivate glide running android 4.0.4 with at&t and it has a wifi hotspot feature that I can turn on to share my data connection via wifi. I'm planning on getting a samsung galaxy s6 or ...
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How do I get OTA from I got last update np. Had no idea my s5active even had custom rom yesterday update failed “kernel” in red locked me out.

Ok so I got a cool salesman who initially said my phone was bricked & tried 2 sell me a new phone. I explained I'm as broke as possible & was really upset about my phone not working!! Also I ...
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Galaxy S loses wifi even though the symbol says it is connected, toggling flight mode fixes the problem

There can't be anything wrong with the router because apple phones have no trouble connecting to the internet. As I have said, the wifi symbol is active but there is no internet connection. Turning ...
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How can I get past somebody's password lock screen without them knowing?

My daughter changed her lock screen password on her phone. She has learned how to keep me from unlocking it. So I am asking, is there away I can get her password with out her realising it? Or can I ...
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My WinXP Pro Doesn't See Galaxy S7

I've changed cables and USB ports, but it hasn't fixed the problem. The My Computer/Hardware profile doesn't see the S7 at all.
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Can Outlook calander be set as default in Samsung Galaxy S7

I discussed with Samsung if Outlook Calendar can be set as default calendar in Samsung Galaxy S7. Their response is that the Google calendar has to be the default calendar. I use Office 365 and would ...
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My S5 stock email flag due date

My S5 stock email app flags emails for 'next week' when should be 'no date'. how to fix this? Other email apps flag ok. I can see this in my s5 tasks and notes and in my outlook to do. I tried ...
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How do I disable the power off warning for android?

This is NOT a programming question, just a user question. When I hold down the power button to turn off my Samsung Galaxy S, I get a prompt to select power off, airplane mode, etc. Fine. I pick power ...
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my galaxy tab s only showing todays emails in outlook, email received from same account is ok on pc and smartphone

Email inbox only showing todays email not those received yesterday or last week etc. Tried settings to increase number of messages etc but no joy. The same account working fine on pc and smartphone ...
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Samsung Galaxy G6 System Warning

I have the Samsung Galaxy G6 and keep getting a SYSTEM WARNING I have added three pictures of the warning I get (all the same warning) Does anyone know why I keep getting this warning and how do I ...
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Locked out of tablet!

My niece downloaded an application and she did a pattern, but did not pay attention, and now shes locked out of her device, it will not even turn off can u help please!!
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Cant enter recovery mode Galaxy Tab S 8.4

I have an issue on my device (Galaxy Tab S 8.4). I´m either stuck on boot loop (flashed with TWRP that worked fine for months until recently after a restart) or I can enter download mode and get stuck ...
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Turn off call forwarding warning popups

I recently downloaded an app for automatically forwarding calls to my office phone when I'm connected to the office WiFi. However, whenever the forwarding is activated/deactivated, I get a popup ...
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What is “Cell signal with small house and 2 blinking bars” system icon? [duplicate]

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S5. There is an icon which looks like a house with 2 waves in the notification bar, in between (and slightly above) the 4G and mobile signal strength icons. Here's the ...
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Copy Samsung 3 Contacts to my computer or flash drive?

Using windows 7, Samsung galaxy 3 phone contacts do not show on the list. How do i copy all my contacts from my phone to my computer or flash drive?
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Google App and Google Play Services force close - SecurityException

My friend's Samsung Galaxy S phone (with CM11) has been recently having an issue, where Google Play Services has been randomly crashing with this message in the logcat: java.lang.SecurityException: ...
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Have to turn on-off mobile data every now and then so that mobile data works!

phone: Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 (gt-s7272) (rooted) From the moment that I have bought my phone the speed of internet via mobile data is so weak; other phones in the same location as mine can use the ...
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Bootloop Galaxy S2 GT-I 9100

My phone( Galaxy S2 GT-I 9100) is in bootloop . I have installed cwm v6.0.3.6 and I have done wipe cache and wipe dalvik , after that I have installed cm10 but the problem doesnt fixed . So how can I ...
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After Factory Reset, how do you unlock phone when it is not connected to wifi?

I can't use my Samsung i9000 (Galaxy S1) for a number of years because I tried the screen lock incorrectly too many times. I no longer get that option, it just says "Too many pattern attempts" and ...
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“Storage Space Running Out” even though plenty of storage remains?

I've got a Samsung Galaxy i9000 equiv(T959) that has recently been showing "Storage Space Running Out". I have been running Cyanogen 10.1 for a couple of years without any problems, until now. But I ...
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Reenable Setting app on rooted Galaxy S 4G

I need to command my partially rooted Samsung Galaxy S 4G on KitKat 4.4.3, to simply re-enable the core app: settings.apk (a.k.a com.android.settings). After flashing a ROM, I found no settings UI ...
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Can i use Samsung Galaxy Sm-T210R as phone?

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T210R purchased in US. In India it is marketed as Neo 3 with voice calling facility. Is it possible to modify SM-T210R as Neo 3 and use it for GSM sim based voice ...
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Is it possible to change the button combination for recovery/download mode?

I had to press power + home + vol up/down, but my home button just stopped working. Is there any way to change the key combination? (I can go into recovery by using the reboot menu, but it would be ...
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Galaxy S1 won't read SIM card

I switched my SIM card to the Galaxy S1 it reads it but under my network it says "unknown" so i can't send/ receive messages or calls why?
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How to delete an app that keeps the phone from successfully booting up?

I need to delete an app but I cannot access anything with out it restarting every 5 seconds (this is an infinite restarting process, so the device never fully powers up to become usable). How can that ...
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Samsung Galaxy S I9000

i have samsung galaxy S i9000..which in fact is for t-mobile (sgh t-959v). the contrast of the screen is to high really. 51% of battery drain is for the display. the brightnees i set it in lowest .....
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will i lose my photos, voice recordings, videos and notes if i reset my samsung galaxy s1

If I reset my Samsung Galaxy S1 to factory reset mode will i lose my photos my voice recordings and my notes? Because i really need those, but its been so long since i've used this phone and i forgot ...
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How to root a samsung galaxy S3 lite(Samsung S6790)

How do I root a Samsung Galaxy S3 Lite(Samsung S6790). I have tried using towelroot v3 which returns This phone is currently unsupported and framaroot which also returns Your device seems not ...
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Does my galaxy s have a front facing camera or is it the just the light censor?

it doesn't have a self shot option. i got it from uscellular model number is SCH-I500