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App doesn't start with root. Can't find cause

I am running a rooted Galaxy S20 with BeyondROM 6.3 and Magisk 27.0. My banking app is working fine after I enabled hiding the Magisk app and adding my banking app to the deny list. Now the problem is ...
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Google Messages Not Functioning Well

I've been having some troubles with Google messages the last few days, and by extension, the whole phone in general because of it. For full context, I have an unlocked Galaxy S20 5G that I bought in ...
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TWRP - Backup Failed with Error Code 255 - CreateTarFork () - Samsung Galaxy S20+ Ultra

I have a fresh Nov/Dec updated ROM Build for my Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G986B). Since it's a fresh clean ROM with all necessary apps and the performance of my phone is seamless, I want to create a ...
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Why do my wifi networks vanish until I turn airplane mode off and on?

Over the last few weeks, my Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G (Android version 13) seems to lose all wifi networks. Going to Wifi settings shows no networks connected or listed at all. Every other device in ...
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"Open Camera" app removed resolution of 176x144 in newer devices, how do I restore it?

The Open Camera open-source app uses the Camera2 API for listing the available photo resolutions. On older devices such as Samsung Galaxy S8 and S9, users had low resolutions such as 176x144, but on ...
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Notifications not appearing until a day later

Events that I put into the (Google?) Calendar app that came preinstalled usually don't show a notification until at least 24 hours later. For instance, it's now just after 7:00 pm, 30 June 2023 ...
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Where is my wallpaper stored- Galaxy S20, Android 13

I'm in the process of switching from a Galaxy S20 to a Pixel 7 Pro. Both are running Android 13. I completed the data transfer, but my old wallpaper (a picture I took a long time ago which I really ...
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Is it possible to see why my backup with adb is not working? [duplicate]

I play some games by a developer and there is no cloud save so most players would use adb to back up and move their save files. Lately though when trying to back up the game, it's just producing a 1kb ...
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How to enter download mode on T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S20 FE?

Whenever I try accessing download mode on Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, I click on reboot to bootloader but it takes me to a bootloader menu, where I get options like recovery mode, start, boot to FFBM, etc.....
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Moving apps to SD Card on Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Android 12

I purchased 6 months before, Samsung Galaxy s20 Fe with android 12 with 128 GB internal memory and a 256 GB external Micro SD card. I am an IT freelancer professional, so I have a job is for testing ...
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Cannot keep slack app disabled

I have a galaxy 20 ultra and I have repeatedly force-stopped the slack app, but it keep restarting on its own. I believe this is happening to some other apps, but I can't recall the others at the ...
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Getting a timeout error when trying to reach Yahoo mail through all apps. That's the only site with an issue. Samsung s20 fe 5g 1ui4.0

Received a replacement s20fe last week and haven't been able to reach Yahoo mail since. It times out or returns a 'This page isn't working' message. Can't even get through with the Yahoo mail app. No ...
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Galaxy s20+ HDMI cable not recognized

I have a galaxy S20+ and a generic USB c to HDMI cable. I connected the phone to a Philips monitor but I don't see anything on the monitor and in the USB settings I only see USB controlled by: ...
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How to change the compression and format settings of images taken in 8k+ 64MP on my Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G

The Camera App natively supports 64MP and I have read that my phone (Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G) may be able to go even higher. I'm taking lots of pictures in 64MP and it's great, but I've noticed an ...
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Can't factory reset my Galaxy S20

I'm trying to factory reset a Galaxy S20 because I've forgotten to add MDM in the intial setup and as far as I know you can't add this later. To do the factory reset I've done Settings > General ...
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Home screen wallpaper blurs on Samsung Galaxy S20+

On my Samsung Galaxy S20+, the wallpaper is blurred on my home screen but not on the lock screen. I saw a similar post to this saying to change your lock and home screen wallpaper to different ...
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My battery life dropped from approximetely 20 hours to less than 15 hours, how to find who is responsible?

My Samsung Galaxy S20 battery lifetime was up to 20 hours per one charge. The I have probably installed some apps, and the time is dropped to less than 15 hours. The phone is clearly warm during the ...
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Galaxy S20: Access sdcard/Android/data

I'm using apps e.g. Autoguard and others that record files to their directory (e.g. sdcard/Android/data/com.hovans.autoguard) and I'd like to back them up locally. Unfortunately due to the disastrous ...
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Understand new icon in Android 11 call logs

In the phone call log, what does the green network icon mean after I upgraded to Android 11? Does that mean that the phone call went through the Wi-FI network instead of 4G/5G ?
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Samsung Galaxy S20 camera cannot use the flashlight

I wanted to use the light with the camera, then it said that some other app is using the light and I see that the two icons on the right on the top are faded out. It's so horrible getting a high-end ...
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Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra's hotspot is only limited to 1 connection

My wife and I just switched to Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultras (unlocked and purchased from Samsung.com) from Pixel 3 & 4 XL. We had no problem with having multiple connections on either device. On ...
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