Questions tagged [samsung-galaxy-s-6]

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my phone stuck in recovery mode after uncompleted recovery process Samsung S6

my phone screen was broken one week ago, and I tried to recover my photos with Dr fone. But the matter is that while I was recovering my data the dr fone software did not responded, and shutdown on my ...
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How to reconnect wifi which says disconnected in service menu samsung s6

I have a Samsung s6 and the wifi has been grayed out for a while. This is what I tried to do First Step Checked WiFi settings: Under the advanced tab locate Keep WiFi on during sleep. checked that ...
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Intermittent failure of apps with facebook-login, S6

I recently returned from a month in Africa (normally US-based) and ever since returning, 2-3 apps that require a log-in (I think through facebook, though honestly I don't remember if it's that or my ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 4.6MB/s Seqential Write (Why so slow?)

I bought a Samsung Galaxy S6 in Aug 2016. Everything was fine, until last week. It got very slow. For example, when I draw my unlock pattern after a reboot, it takes such a long time to load the ...
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How to configure Active button on Samsung Galaxy S6 Active and S7 Active to launch a shortcut

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active and Galaxy S7 Active both have a discrete Active button that can be configured to launch two apps (one via short-press, the other via long-press). The Android Settings UI ...
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Carrier apps still appear after stock android installation

So I have been trying to install stock android on my phone, but not having the desired result. Before I try on my current phone (Galaxy S9), I've been practicing on an old S6 edge. The phone was ...
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Difference between SM-G920T1 vs SM-G920T (Samsung Galaxy S6 T-Mobile USA)?

What is the difference between SM-G920T1 vs SM-G920T (Samsung Galaxy S6 T-Mobile USA) variations?
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Using Google Play Music on Galaxy S6 WITHOUT starting subscription

This is so annoying. I am trying to add music to my mothers Galaxy S6 and play it with the default player: Google Play Music. But despite getting all the files onto the phone in the music directory, I ...
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heimdall libusb error -1

I am trying to flash TWRP on Samsung Galaxy S6 that I inherited from someone else, there was already some custom software on it, but I am not sure what exactly. File transfer to a computer works fine. ...
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problems with S6 after having battry replaced

Took my Samsung Galxy S6 to a kiosk in the mall to have the battery replaced because my battery was discharging pretty quickly during use (only lasting about 2 hours). I charged the battery fully when ...
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Calls and media using both earpiece and loudspeaker

I have a Galaxy S6 Edge (SM925F) running android 9.0 (Lineage OS 16) Pie. For some odd reason, both calls and media (such as YouTube videos) use both the earpiece and the loudspeaker at the same time. ...
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Flip Image on Android Samsung Galaxy S6

I do "live" videos on FB with my Galaxy S6, I need the image reversed beacause I am showing books and the text is backwards. The tutorials I have found do not match my phone, any help is appreciated!
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...