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Questions tagged [samsung-galaxy-s-7-edge]

For questions specific to the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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Forgot password on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, trying to access for Google Authenticator

I never wrote my password down for my old S7 Edge and managed to forget it. Overthinking the security and privacy, I also never signed up for Samsung's service and Google's Find My Phone only ...
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Fast Wireless Charging option Missing

I have a Galaxy S7 Edge, and the Fast Wireless Charging option is completely missing. I've used Fast Wireless Chargers (Qi), it just disappeared. Anyone else have this issue?
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How to wipe data from S7 Edge when display is broken

I want to sell the remainings of my broken S7 Edge, but before I want to wipe all the data. The phone had been lying around dead for over a year as I hoped that repair would become cheaper, but I ...
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S7 edge exynos lost 60% of Geekbench 4 Performance

When I run CPU Benchmark in may 2018, I had 2000/5600. Now, I get 800/2650. Everything but Crypto score has taken a huge hit. I want to find out why. I have not changed anything significant about my ...
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Galaxy S7 Edge - Change USB Mode in Phone that Will Not Boot

I've done a few hours worth of research and have been unable to find a clear answer. Hoping something in the community here might be able to help: Verizon Galaxy S7 Edge (Oreo with latest Verizon ...
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How to fix S7 edge performance degrade after Oreo update?

My S7 edge (G9350) upgraded to Oreo for a month and the performance really degraded. I did factory reset to my S7 but nothing improved. I want to flash my S7 edge G9350 from Oreo to Nougat/...
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S7 Edge possible hardware issue

I have this Samsung S7 Edge. Phone worked fine. Then I placed it in box. After 4 months I decided to use it again. Of course battery was empty. I charged it a bit, and it would not go past the Samsung ...
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S7 Edge stuck on loading screen with Samsung logo

I have used my S7 since 2017. Then I got another phone. After three months of being in a box, I tried to power up the S7 Edge. I got surprised as it now is stuck on Samsung logo screen. Phone was ...
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What custom ROMs can I install on my Exanos S7 Edge to keep the camera quality? [closed]

Because the security updates will probably end soon, I am looking for a Custom Rom to install onto my S7 Edge. I am looking for a way to preserve the stock camera quality. Is there a way to do that, ...
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How to deal with dm-verity on a Samsung S7 Edge when installing a custom recovery like TWRP

I'm just starting to explore how to customize my Samsung S7 Edge and I'm interested in moving an application over to the system partition. It's currently running Android 8.0. I've been doing a lot of ...
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One end of usb cable got wet while still plugged into an outlet

I have a galaxy s7 edge phone. The usb cable for charging, the end that plugs into the phone (I think it's called a connector) got sticky due to some food. I used an antibacterial liquid to clean it. ...
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“App not found” for only applications in folders and on SD card

I rebooted my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge this morning, however, upon restart any applications that are on the SD card and in a folder get the message "App Not Found" when trying to launch. These apps also ...
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Improve load time/animation on lock screen (Samsung S7, Android Oreo)

The animation of the lock screen takes a little while, maybe half a second before showing any information. It's disguised as a fade in animation. This is annoying because pressing the home button to ...
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Updating S7 Edge using Odin: stuck in Download Mode's “Downloading…”

I have done the following steps (in this order) to update my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge using Odin: - Downloaded and installed the Samsung USB driver on my Windows PC - Enabled USB Debugging on my phone - ...
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How to prevent S7 edge from connecting to open WiFi networks?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 edge running Android 8.0. Is there a way to prevent the phone from connecting to open wifi networks? If wifi is on, the phone will always connect to any open network within ...
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Unlocking Samsung Knox with Bottom 3/4 of screen broken

So here's the issue, I can only see the top 25% of the screen on my Samsung Galaxy S7 edge as the remaining screen has gone blank due to accidental damage. I have managed to enable USB Debugging and ...
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LPM reboot Samsung Galaxy S7

I'm trying to have my Samsung Galaxy S7 phone start up into normal operation when USB power comes on. I have tested all the suggestions in this post and several others, but whatever I do the phone ...
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Change ROM Samsumg S7 Edge

I have a Samsung s7 Edge cell phone, I bought it in the US with the Verizon company, I returned to Mexico and I am working with the Telcel company, the model is GS G935V, my question is: I Can install ...
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New android phone retrieve google calendar reminders

I got a new phone because my old one is destroyed (never to return). I am trying to get back the reminders I set myself using the google calendar app on my samsung galaxy s7 edge. The reminders would ...
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No Sound/Mic on Phone Calls

I have a Samsung S7 Edge (its a refurbished model). Everything works fine besides for making calls over the network... I can ring, and receive calls but when the connection is established we both ...
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SK Telecom unlocked) no calls or SMS using Verizon SIM

I have purchased Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge unlocked from ebay. It's SK Telecom unlocked phone. It accepts SIM card from Verizon and registers on network successfully but I'm unable to make and receive ...
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Soft key lights not turning on when touching screen of s7 edge

I noticed that those 2 soft key lights back and recent button lights are not turning on when i touch the screen. They light up when i touch one of them but not when i touch screen. There is no setting ...
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Screen Burn In on Galaxy S7 Edge

My question is simple. I have screen burn in on my Galaxy S7 Edge. Will replacing the screen get rid of the issue or do I need to fix something else, too?
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Samsung gear app stuck on Update dialog and disconnect from my gear s3 frontier!

I have gear s3 frontier and I connect it to my galaxy s7 edge phone. It works great but for last 2 weeks when I open samsung gear app in my phone it show a dialog with this message: Notice A ...
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Overview shows open apps that I closed a while ago

I will periodically close any apps that I'm done using via the overview screen. Occasionally, I will see several apps open that I did not start, but had open days ago. Is this a bug or a virus?
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Message “Uninstalling…”, but no result

I can't uninstall an application from my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. I go to Settings -> Applications -> Application manager, select any application and uninstall. I see a message "Uninstalling..." for a ...
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How can I use Activity Manager to request alerts/notifications/etc via ADB?

I am working on a project where I need to provision a large batch of phones (Samsung S7/S7 Edge, unrooted, no SIM, if that's relevant) for use in the GearVR at a semi-public event. I need to disable ...
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How do I toggle “Do Not Disturb” via ADB?

I would like to enable Do Not Disturb on a phone via ADB. I have located the settings namespace and key which controls Do Not Disturb: adb shell settings put global zen_mode 2 But when I run this ...
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What does this symbol in notification bar mean? [duplicate]

What does the circled symbol below mean?
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A pop-up was on my screen and said I had a virus!

I was searching up fun computer games to play when a message came up saying I have a virus and I should download this weird app and give it a lot of my personal information including phone number and ...
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Why doesn't my “Trusted Places” work anymore in my Samsung Galaxy s7?

Since I just got an update for my Samsung Galaxy s7, my trusted places quit working. In fact, I cannot even find the setting in my settings section.
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S7 Edge second sim disappears randomly

I've got a dual-sim Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935FD) this spring and everything was fine until a week ago my second SIM started to disappear randomly. Basically I wake up the phone after a while and I see ...
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Keep Apps on SD card

So I'm using Android 7.0 (build nr. NRD90M.G935FXXU1DQH5) on a Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge. Whenever I update an app that I've moved to SD card, I need to move it back to SD card after the update. This is ...
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SOLVED: S7 Edge SM-G935S Soft-bricked: Unable to mount all partitions

The problem is solved, the solution is posted in the answer: Problem The device is unable to mount every partition, this includes: /efs /persdata /system /data /cache The credit goes to member ...
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How to transfer WhatsApp from Windows to Android?

I have a Lumia 535 and a Samsung S7 Edge. I am unable to transfer my WhatsApp to Android from Lumia. I have WhatsApp backup on OneDrive. Is there any way?
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Blue light filter turns on automatically at sunset, but often doesn't turn off at sunrise

I have a manufacturer-unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (purchased directly from samsung.com), which came with Marshmallow but has been updated OTA to 7.0 Nougat, and is not rooted. One new feature ...
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Can anyone identify this app notification

I have been searching a lot, and, I am unable to identify this app on the notification bar as showed in the image. The icon with a blue circle and a rabbit on it. If anyone can recognize it, that will ...
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Connecting S7 to home wifi brings the wifi down

I have a WiFi network at home and several devices connect to it fine. As soon as I connect my phone to the wifi, all other devices and my own get disconnected after a couple of minutes. After this the ...
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Battery Drains Way Too Quickly. What's Going On?

I know there are many forums and posts already discussing battery issues, but I am posting here because I would like constructive and detailed feedback. I have a S7 Edge running Nougat 7.1 not rooted,...
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Why the Slack app is not in the “Recent Apps” list?

My phone: Samsung S7 Edge OS: Android 7.0 Nougat Almost all the apps can be shown in the recent apps list, which can be seen by pressing the left soft touch button, except the Slack app.
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What is a 'global' phone? (ex: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge model SM-G935F)

Is the 'global' model of a phone the same thing as an 'international version?' I'm shopping for an S7 edge, and I've heard all over the internet that the international version doesn't work with ...
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How do I transfer game data from one phone to another?

I'm trying to move a game (chicktionary) and the progress from a Samsung Galaxy S7 edge to a LG G6. The game does not have a way to backup or transfer the data as far as I can tell. The data folder ...
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S7 Edge Stuck on Samsung Logo

I have a S7 Edge Phone (G935FD) Single SIM, after googling the only CF Auto Root file was here CF AUTO ROOT LINK Which shows for G935F however some said it works for FD as well. While rooting via ...
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S7 Edge - Boots into Odin Mode when trying to system update

I have a rooted Verizon S7 Edge on 7.0 and whenever I try to do a system update, it reboots into Odin mode and does nothing. FRP lock is off and OEM unlock is enabled.
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How can I bypass the pattern lock screen of a Samsung Edge S7?

Summary My cousin passed away last week and my aunt is asking me to unlock his Samsung Edge S7. He had the fingerprint scanner enabled but his phone hasn't been unlocked for more than 24 hours so it ...
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S7 Edge: Internet randomly stops working until reboot

My Samsung S7 Edge (Android 7.0) has lately developed the following problem: every once in a while, at seemingly random times, the internet stops working - in any app, and both on WiFi and on mobile. ...
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Why can't my phone write to external USB drive?

I bought a new 3TB USB3.0 external harddisk for storing and transferring large files (mainly hd movies from my camera) between my Android phone (Galaxy S7 edge) and my PC (Win10). Using windows, I... ...
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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Wifi calling with different dialer app

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge with 7.0 Nougat. I have the google dialer ported and installed to my phone. Since my phone is T-Mobile, I have wifi calling. If i use this 3rd party dialer app, will I ...
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Galaxy s7 edge. I want to receive and send emails. NOT SYNCHRONISE. How please?

I need to keep emails on my S7 Edge that relate to current, active projects only. Some have short timelines, some are months long. I want to be able to receive emails and send them but NOT keep ...
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Remove Galexy edge s7 system update notification

I want to remove system update notification and never update it's system. it's force stop is inactive. what can I do? Many Thanks in Advance