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How does Samsung store pictures marked as favourite in the Gallery app?

I had marked a number of pictures as favourite on Samsung S10 Plus, I then renamed the DCIM folder to 2021_Backup (I had backed up my pictures onto a hardrive). After this I could not see any pictures ...
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Galaxy S10+ - Gallery broken in weird ways - can't see pictures, can't save camera photos and can't take screenshots

I'm having a very strange problem today with my Galaxy S10+. I had an update yesterday evening, and all of today it's been broken in a weird way. This'll be a longish post because I want to be really ...
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Genymotion: Why is Android version 9.0 the highest I can use on an S10 emulator?

I'm trying to replicate an issue a customer is having on their Samsung Galaxy S10 running Android version 11. When I spin up an S10 emulator, the highest Android version I can use is 9. Does anyone ...
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Does Samsung Galaxy S10 run Android version 12?

I'm reading about the Samsung Galaxy S10 here. It says The S10 range ships with Android 9.0 "Pie". I made an app and a user is reporting a bug on it with the S10. What I Want To Know: If the ...
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GPS turns on every time WiFi network is changed

Whenever i change WiFi network, GPS just keeps turning on. I turned off GPS and change system settings permissions for every app, but it still keeps happening. Recent location requests shows that no ...
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Samsung S10 phone: How to move a contact from first to second SIM card?

For a Samsung S10 Android phone that has dual SIM cards, how can I move a contact saved on SIM card 1 to SIM card 2? Clicking on the contact itself using Samsung's address book gives no indication of ...
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Can't Unlock Phone Because Don't know Work Profile Password

I can't unlock my Samsung S10e after enabling my company's work profile. I learned from here that this is because my work profile password has usurped my personal passcode for my unlock screen. ...
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Getting McAfee warnings despite not having McAfee?

I own a Galaxy S10, and after the recent update I've started getting warnings from McAfee in my Chrome browser telling me sites I've been visiting for years are suspicious... except I don't have and ...
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Android 11 update for Samsung Galaxy S10 devices

When will an update come to Android 11 for Samsung Galaxy S10 devices? Currently Android 10 is installed.
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“System Memory” taking up too much storage [duplicate]

I have been facing this problem recently, my Samsung S 10+ has the storage information as shown in the image below. I don't know why the system memory is taking up 20 GB of storage. I cannot access it ...
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Can't access phone as forgotten work profile password

A while back I set a password for my work profile. For the life of me I cannot remember it (tried so many different combos). I want to access my phone but it's asking for the password, which I don't ...
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How do you turn off annoying Auto Sync requests?

Since a few updates ago on my Samsung Galaxy S10, every now and again I keep getting the following message when going to my phone contacts list, asking me if I want to turn on Auto sync. I don't know ...
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Cannot scan QR code for WhatsApp web even when mobile data only

I am on the very last version of WhatsApp for Android: it can't no longer connect to WhatsApp Web (it worked fine for ages) I tried all older tricks found in this forum: mobile data only(no wifi), ...
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How do I disable emergency call after three power button clicks on my Samsung S10?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S10 (on Android 10). One of the features that constantly irritates me is the accidental dialling of the emergency number. The system by-default looks for triple power button ...
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How do you animate when you press the power button to lock the screen on s10?

On my old j3 when I press the power button i get this cool transition/animation when the screen locks. The black thing that covers the screen vertically from the right and left side. Similar to how ...
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Background process limit in developer options doesn't work on Samsung Galaxy S10

I'm using debloated Samsung Galaxy S10. When I set the background limit to any number or none, it doesnt work. I checked the cached process in running services, there are more than 5 apps. Oh these ...
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Connect logitech k270 to S10+

I have a logitech k270 and I would like to connect this to my S10+. I have connected the keyboard dongle to the usb converter dongle but it doesn't seem to be recognized. I installed "USB OTG ...
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Samsung s10 plus Audio Problem when rotating phone

I don't know why, but it seems a weird thing is happening with my phone. When I am watching youtube , in some cases the audio goes to the speaker on top of the phone, used when calling someone. I have ...
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Can i root my Sm-G970u1? (snapdragon)

I recently bought a unlocked S10e g970u1 thinking I would be able to root. All info I have seen says this can't be done if has snapdragon, which mine is. I have AT&T now but as I understand it the ...
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Reset to factory default on company phone - can I be still spied

I just got a company phone. In terms of usage I got info that it is monitored (Samsung S10 with Knox). However, I was able to reset it to factory defaults without any problems. Does this mean that it ...
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Is there a way to hack Accountable2You on a Samsung Galaxy S10 phone?

The accountability software Accountable2You was recently installed on my Samsung Galaxy S10 phone. I do not want my activities to be monitored like this, however. Is there a way to hack the program or ...
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How can I stop the status bar from hiding?

On my Samsung S10 with Nova as the main launcher, I'm noticing that for a few days now I don't have a status bar when on my home screen. The status bar is there when I'm working from inside any ...
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Stuck with bricked OS

A few days ago I've updated my rooted(with magisk) galaxy s10(SM-G973F) to the latest firmware(patched with magisk) of ILO(G973FXXU7CTF1 - my previous firmware - G973FXXU4BTA8 - had one ui 2.0), and ...
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High battery usage (no wifi no apps no wireless)?

I've noticed that I lose about 20% battery each hour while my phone is unattended and offline. I check the battery settings and find that no apps are running. The phone is rooted, and I'm wondering ...
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Pre-filled name of new telephone number

It would be nice if the name was pre-filled if it actually presented when I dial it. What happens is that I dial a number and when I do that, I often see the name of the company or person that I am ...
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Unlocking Samsung S10 to first page of home screen

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S10. I am trying to find a way to go to my default home screen (the first page of home screens) every time I unlock my phone. I tried MacroDroid and AutomateIt.
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Cannot set default app for some files (PDF, TXT…) select “always” has not effect, Complete action using keeps popping up

Android 10 on Samsung s10e. Every-time I open a PDF or TXT file I am prompted to select which app I want to open the file with. It does not matter which app I select, the setting is never remembered, ...
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Take multiple pictures instead of making a video

I've an Samsung Galaxy S10e (Android 10) and I can't take picures fast after each other when I holding down the shutter button. It will always take a video. In the begin, it was well possible to do ...
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“Ready to connect when quality improves”

My Galaxy S10e shows near my home WiFi's name: Ready to connect when quality improves Even though the WiFi works very well (using it right now from laptop). The phone has no cover, and no obstacle ...
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How can I get gmail notifications to start working on a Samsung Galaxy S10+?

Got a new samsung s10 plus phone and I dont see Gmail notifications. Notifications dont show up anywhere irrespective of being on wifi or phone data. Things I have done so far : Battery optimisation ...
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Suspicious notification from “Find My Mobile”

I just received a notification from Samsungs "Find My Mobile" service, without having triggered anything. The same thing happened to my work mate today morning. As I almost never use my Samsung ...
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How to avoid or track phone usage overnight

I have an unrooted Samsung Galaxy s10 that I need to find a way of keeping myself from using overnight or at least track what I do. The problem here is that I sleepwalk on a fairly regular basis, I ...
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Samsung Galaxy S10+ randomly switches to roaming SIM and forces enable data roaming!

I have the latest firmware update, and I'm using it with 2 SIMs; Sim #1 is a Google-Fi on roaming, and Sim #2 is the local default sim. I choose SIM 2 to be the default for everything (calls, SMSs, ...
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How to record video with mic off?

I am using a Samsung S10+. How do I record a video with no mic input ? I have tried to put my finger over the mic, but I could still hear some background noise. I am looking to make a video in a ...
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How to Make Samsung Galaxy S10e perform IR?

Now, I know the Samsung Galaxy S10e does not have a built-in IR blaster. However, the comment at the end of this post says the built-in iris scanner has some sort of IR capability? Is that true, ...
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How can I make sure Google's “Find My Phone” works when my phone is in power saving mode?

I recently couldn't find my phone, so I used Google's Find My Phone web app to try to locate it. The service couldn't locate my phone, and though I'm not quite sure why (there are a sea of settings), ...
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Unable to make phone calls or send text message because of “call barring”

There is nothing wrong with my sim card nor the providers of it. However I am unable to call anyone or send text messages to anyone but I am able to receive calls and text messages from anyone. ...
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Is SIM network unlocking using app normal if phone simply expects a code?

I bought a rare version of Galaxy S10 which was out-of-stock in my country so the distributor got it for me from another country. But by mistake the phone is locked to original network operator in the ...
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Will Samsung galaxy s10 works in my country?

You may know that samsung galaxy s10 have two different versions, one with Qualcomm chipset and one with Exynos chipset. From reviews in the youtube and sites like bgr and anandtech, I'm more biased ...
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Mystery status bar icon (handset plus wifi signal indicator) [duplicate]

As the title says, does anyone know what this icon means? Just upgraded to a Samsung galaxy s10, but it's not an icon I've seen before. It sits between the wifi and cell signal strength icons. Edit/...
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Unable to load some websites USB tethering

I am sharing internet from my Samsung galaxy S10+ to my HP Pavilion 15-n208tx laptop via USB tethering. On my phone, I am getting browsing speeds of upto 10 mbps but while tethering, I am unable to ...
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Whatsapp: Continous loop of messages backup and no text box to type in Samsung S10

Gentlemen, Two problems I'm facing in WhatsApp in Samsung S10 (fully updated) 1- Whenever I open WhatsApp settings, a message appears "backing up your messages" once it is completed and I try to go ...
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Remove second shutter button from S10e camera app

The stock camera app on my rooted Sampung S10e is working fine, but since a few days there is a second shutter: I can move it, but it is useless and troublesome wherever I put it. How to remove it? ...
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Samsung Galaxy S10 automatically deleting emails using email app

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S10, and it is automatically deleting emails using the email app. What do I have to do to keep emails from being deleted?
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Remove notifications “Activate Anti-malware service” and “Battery fully charged” on rooted Samsung S10

On my Samsung S10e device I often get these notifications: Device care - Activate Anti-malware service and Battery fully charged When I try to turn one of them off, I am told: These ...
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“Moisture has been detected” even after 2 weeks, also in safe mode

Two weeks ago my Samsung Galaxy S10e got a bit wet while in my pocket under heavy rain. The phone did not go inside water, but it was pretty wet. Since then, I got this message from time to time when ...
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ADB shell gets “stuck” connecting to Samsung S10, must open other ADB shell to “unstuck” it

On Ubuntu, I often use adb shell and other operations such as adb push and adb pull over a USB cable. On Nexus 5 it always worked perfectly. But since I switched to Samsung S10e I have this very ...
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Android 9 “battery fully charged” icon flickers: What does it mean?

With my Samsung S10e phone fully charged, when I unplug it from USB then re-plug it in, the "battery fully charged" behaves like this: appears and disappears a few time quickly stays visible for 5 ...
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Samsung Galaxy s10 not letting Facebook Messenger app to connect to internet

Sometimes through the day my phone will not let my face book messenger app connect to the internet every thing else works fine. how do I fix this?
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SELinux temporary set to permissive

I am using a Galaxy s10+, rooted with magisk, no custom ROM, no custom kernel and no custom recovery. The rooting is heavily limited because of the SELinux enforce mode. Actually, no root command in ...