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Questions tagged [samsung-galaxy-s-6]

For questions truly specific to the "Samsung Galaxy S6" (SM-G9200, SM-G9208, SM-G9209, SM-G920) Device

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Is it possible to get LineageOS working on Samsung Galaxy S6 T-Mobile USA (zerofltetmo, SM-G920)?

LineageOS offers an official International Samsung Galaxy S6 build, which does NOT install on the T-Mobile USA S6, but there's an unofficial T-Mobile USA build that does, but after installing it just ...
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How can I automatically connect to my company's wifi?

My Samsung Galaxy S6 with Android 7.0 automatically connects to my home wifi when in range. However, in my company, it only shows me a notification that I can click on to connect to the company's wifi ...
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Galaxy S6 (international ver) not auto-connecting to WiFi

I have a Galaxy S6 SM-G920F that will not auto-connect to WiFi starting several weeks ago. This appears similar to what is mentioned in Galaxy S6 and S7 not auto-connecting to WiFi except I don't ...
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Unresponsive Samsung Galaxy S6 phone, even to soft reset (volume down + power)

I'm having some trouble with my Samsung Galaxy S6 not responding. I can't remember which Android version it has; it's whatever it came with in 2015, so it's Marshmallow or earlier. The phone is not ...
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Issue with recording Google Hangouts calls

I'm trying to record my Google Hangouts calls. The only app I found that claimed it can record non-dialer calls was Cube ACR. Problem is I'm getting a "Recording failed. Write to storage failure, ...
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How to root samsung s6 edge sm 925v

I tried everything as much as possible but non of them can root my device
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New to this sort of thing: Attempting to figure out a long lost Google account on Android

I am very new to this sort of thing and I am really liking the possibilities that are achievable with Android. I wasn't really at all familiar with this until a few days ago and some of the things ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Setup wizard not working?

I am selling my samsung galaxy s6 edge, so I reset the phone to factory settings before I sell it. However, the screen is now unresponsive on the setup wizard, it will not let tap the start button or ...
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Unread messages not bold in Gmail on Chrome (Nougat)

Gmail on Chrome on Lollipop (unread in bold messages are fine): Gmail on Chrome on Nougat (unread in bold messages looks thin): As you can see in the second image, the unread message is thinner than ...
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Does an Android Factory Reset also clear the cache partition? [duplicate]

In researching a possible answer to this question about "Server error occurred. Restart Camera." while taking photos on the Samsung Galaxy S6, I read this article. The article talks about wiping the ...
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Should Factory Reset return the phone to the original version Android installed on it? [duplicate]

I tried factory resetting a Samsung Galaxy S6. To my surprise, it left Android 7.0 on it, and didn't reset it to Android 5, which is what was originally installed from the factory. Is this normal? ...
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Galaxy s6 will not power on

Rooted Sprint Galaxy S6 will not power on. The device had been rooted with custom roms and was running perfectly fine. however one day it just started to power drain and then It shut off will not ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Loses Connectivity Over WiFi When Screen Locked

I recently got a Samsung Galaxy S6 (Android 7.0) and did a factory reset/re-build. I noticed that I was not seeing email alerts on my Galaxy S6 while the screen was locked. From my laptop, I ...
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Wifi authentication error occured

So I've been having this issue for the last month+ and I have yet to find an answer. I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 running Android 7.0 My home wifi was working fine until one day, seemingly out of the ...
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Contacts disappeared

Screenshot (click to enlarge) I accidentally moved all my contacts to my Gmail account and now I cannot seem to find any phone numbers on my phone or my Gmail account there is only email addresses ...
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Set VPN on the android 7

i want to set vpn connection on my android phone galaxy s6. unfortunately client does not allow me to type my whole login which is my email. Is it some android bug?
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Cannot transfer files between Android S6 and PC (tried changing USB setting already)

I tried changing the setting from Charging Only to Transferring Media Files, as advised in Question "Windows 10 won't recognize my Samsung Galaxy S6", and some other StackExchange answers. But the PC ...
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Want to peek in Notes from smart switch backup

My galaxy s6 just drowned and I'd like to get stuff that I saved in Notes. I did some googling to find out what the app is called. I found some people referring to Memo. But I dont think that is right ...
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Where has the Settings .apk moved after 5.0?

I'm looking for the strings.xml file for the Android default settings app (specifically on a Samsung Galaxy phone). I see guides on XDA about how to modify the settings menu on 4.4 or so (where the ...
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How do I retrieve my data from a Samsung Galaxy s6?

my S6 won`t turn on when I press the power button, it only works on Download mode but when I exit it it does not reboot. Also the recovery mode doesnt work. Can I somehow have my files back?
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How can I avoid receiving Flipboard emails/notifications

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 with Nougat. I keep on receiving emails/notifications from Flipboard. They don't use my old registration email address but MY GOOGLE ACCOUNT ADDRESS. I checked in settings ...
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Possible to turn ON phone with ADB ? (Galaxy S6)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 with a broken power button. (It only works occasionally) Do you know if there is a way to use ADB (or any other way) to turn the phone on? (When it for some reason has shut ...
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How do I stop my device from sending my location to Google every second, even when the location setting is off?

How do I stop my device from sending my location to Google every second, even when the location setting is off? (Which is illegal because I declined Google from taking my location data because I ...
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How to determine if the bootloader is locked

The end point is for me to root my S6 but I figured I cannot do that if I first do not find out whether the boot-loader is locked or not although I am convinced it is unlocked. I need reassurance as I ...
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How do I get OK Google to respond to only my voice?

OK Google on my husband's phone (a Galaxy S6 running Nougat) responds to both his voice and mine. We've tried retraining the voice model several times, and activating Trusted Voice under Smart Lock, ...
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Galaxy S6 stuck on logo screen

I was installing trying to install custom ROM on my Samsung Galaxy S6. I have done it previously without problem. I booted up in recovery mode(TWRP) and performed advanced wipe. I checked Dalvik/ART ...
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Switched Language from English to Spanish but there are still english menus

I purchased a phone for my Uncle and he doesn't speak English but the default language for the phone was English. I set the Language & Input to Espanol, the Keyboard and Dictionary to Espanol and ...
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Samsung S6 Digitizer

I have been informed that the digitizer in my Galaxy S6 may be damaged. Is there any way to fix it? And is it even worth it to fix it or should I just dispose of the phone? Edit: I no longer have ...
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Not receiving SMS messages

I recently switched phone provider, and since then many of the messages sent to me never show up, as if it was never sent. But the sender shows it as sent (though I think it can't know it's been ...
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android battery usage graph is like 1/x

Can some1 explain this? can i fix this problem with calibrating battery? basically it lasts almost as long as ever, but the percentages make it impossible for me to know how long do i have till it ...
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USB device not recognized.

USB device not recognized. The last USB device you connected to this computer malfunctioned, and windows does not recognize it. This is Windows 10 Originally my Windows 10 was working just fine and ...
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What app is showing these fix now messages on galaxy s6?

I have a Samsung Galaxy s6 that sometimes will pop up a message suggesting that some apps are consuming too much ram or cpu. And the following screen. I haven't been able to figure out what app it is ...
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Restore messages from old whatsapp file

i need to restore old messages from a year and a half ago that i have the files of but everytime i load it onto the phone it does not load those messages, can anyone help me? it is also no longer the ...
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Google Play Service keeps stopping [duplicate]

I've looked around online for any way to fix this assuming I'm not the only one, but every minute or so i keep getting pop ups saying "Google Play Service keeps stopping", I've tried to go into my ...
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How to disable the guest feature WITHOUT having to be the only user

How can I disable the guest acount feature on my samsung galaxy s6 WITHOUT having to delete all users (other than me, the owner) or disabling the multiuser feature completely. I want to have users ...
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Downgrading Galaxy S6 from Nougat to Marshmallow

Having problems rolling back to Android 6. I put the phone into Download Mode (switching on with Home + Power + Volume down followed by Volume up) Connect to Odin 3 v3.12 (and get Added!!) Add in ...
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Whenever I connect my Samsung Galaxy S6 to the wifi at home, everything else connected to the internet begins to have connectivity issues

This isn't exclusive to one wifi network either, it's happened at three different locations using three different sources of wifi. If I connect my phone to the wifi, the computer and other phones ...
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Samsung Galaxy devices issue: Server error occurred. Restart Camera

When using the stock camera app on a Samsung Galaxy S6 phone, I sometimes get the error "Server error occurred. Restart Camera." It's then necessary to close the camera app and restart it. It's a ...
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Netflix shows 5.2 error on Samsung when trying to watch series and movies

For some reason, I am suddenly getting a 5.2 error when I try to play videos. I found this on Reddit, but no one found a soltuion. Rooted devices can fix it, so here is my question: Is there any way ...
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would flashing a galaxy s6 with knox brick it?

I've read somewhere that flashing any ROM on a S6 would trip the KNOX security thus setting the KNOX counter to 1 and rendering the device unusable. So I went straight off to phone Samsung, who are ...
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Find Android version on S6 - suspect Android 7 because of rounded icons

I recently updated my Samsung S6. As far as I can tell, because I'm now seeing rounded app icons, I'm now using Android 7 with the Samsung Experience UX, based on this post: www.sammobile.com/2017/03/...
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Samsung s6 how do I find SSID

How do I find the SSID on my Samsung S6? I don't know what the Android version/variant is or how to find it. I recently updated the phone and the icons now have rounded iOS style borders Update I ...
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Is it possible to reset the compass calibration to factory settings?

My Samsung Galaxy S6 indicates constantly the wrong direction in Maps, compass apps, etc. as it shows the North always towards the left side of the phone. (This might be a long-term effect of the ...
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Change data roll over to number of days [duplicate]

My data rolls over every 28 days. The data tracker on my Samsung Galaxy S6 is only rolling over on the same date each month. This is frustrating. I want to know how to change the data roll over to ...
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What is this Finder shortcut?

A few days ago, my Samsung Galaxy S6 added a shortcut to "Finder" on my home screen. I looked through my app list, and I can't find an app with that name. What exactly is it, and how did it get ...
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Is Samsung S6 battery usage screen inferior? Alternatives?

I've started experiencing bad battery drain on My S6. The last time I had to diagnose battery drain was long time ago on an LG G2 that I'd rooted. It had a really good battery diagnostics showing ...
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Samsung Galaxy s6 stuck in boot

My galaxy s6 is stuck in what appears to be the boot phase, where the logo is flashing on and off so the screen is not frozen. I have tried: Holding the start button and power button Holding the ...
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy S6 without voiding warranty?

Is there a way to root a Samsung Galaxy S6 without voiding the warranty, while also allowing it to OTA update to the latest version of Android supported by the device? Using a PC to help in the ...
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s6 camera tremble

I have a Samsung galaxy s6 with android 6.0.1 and I have a little problem with the camera. While I focus, sometime it trembles. If a take the picture it isn't damaged but it is a bit pesky. Is it a ...
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Unlock Bootloader on Samsung Galaxy S6 AT&T

I'm trying to root my phone, and I was told that because I own a Galaxy S6, I need to unlock my bootloader. My carrier is AT&T, which makes it apparently even more difficult. I've tried things ...