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Questions tagged [samsung-galaxy-s-9]

For questions specific to the Samsung Galaxy S9

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Error when checking for software updates!

I have an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9, and I've heard from multiple sources today that Android 9.0 was finally released to unlocked S9 phones. However, when I check for updates, it shows the error in ...
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How to disable wallpaper blur effect on Samsung Galaxy S9 home screen?

I've set an animated wallpaper on my Galaxy S9 (one that was included with the device). It displays correctly on the lock screen, but somehow gets blurred on the home screen. Is it possible to disable ...
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Galaxy S9 + Turn off text notifications while on call

How do I stop getting the vibration notification of a text message while on a call. I have already turned off "Notify during calls" but the notifications still buzz through.
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How remove this small icon on Galaxy S9+ home screen

I want to remove this small icon as I find it annoying on my all black wallpaper: (circled it)
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Gmail notification on lock screen does not show subject

On my new Samsung Galaxy S9 running Android Oreo, new email notifications (Gmail app) do not show the email subject. This happens even if I just have a single email notification. If I unlock the phone ...
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Samsung Galaxy S9 running android 9 SMS pending

New to the forum and having an issue. I upgraded my S9 from android 8 to android 9 last night and now when I try to send a message it got a spinning circle next to the time and has a status of ...
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Cant remove Google Chrome notifications [duplicate]

I got notifications saying "waiting for network" when I tried to download a video file. How do I get rid of those notifications without restarting the device? They seem to be unclearable. Why? Is ...
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Samsung S9 region change

I bought my phone in Hong Kong but currently live in the UK, is there any way I can change the region of my phone so I can use apps such as Samsung Pay UK?
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Display a portrait-mode app on a horizontal rotatable screen

I need to display a portrait-mode app from my Samsung Galaxy S9 on a horizontal pc-screen. The pc-screen is able to rotate to portrait mode, but the problem is that the image rotates with it. The ...
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Display portrait-mode app on a horizontal rotatable screen

I need to display a portrait-mode app from my Samsung Galaxy S9 on a horizontal pc-screen. The pc-screen is able to rotate to portrait mode, but the problem is that the image rotates with it. The ...
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USB DAC not working with Galaxy S9+ on Android 9

I just got a USB DAC/AMP for my S9+ and I can't get any audio to be sent over USB. Things I've tried: Updating from Android 8.0.0 to Android 9 Confirmed the cable is OTG Used Included OTG adaptor ...
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Keyboard and popups / menus keep closing randomly

I've had this issue for a few months now where on my Galaxy S9 menus / popups and the keyboard just randomly dismiss themselves for no reason when I'm typing or scrolling through a list of options in ...
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What's this “drawer” in the task switcher and how to configure it?

I just upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S9+ to Android 9 and was wondering about this new UI element that shows up when opening the task switcher (the ||| button). In the below screenshot you can see the ...
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Screenshot as PNG instead of JPEG?

Is there a way to teach a Samsung Galaxy S9+ with Android 9 (Pie) to generate screenshots as PNG files instead of JPEG files? I was looking for such a configuration option (in Settings) but came up ...
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Is there a way to completely disable all Bixby functionality without rooting the S9+?

I would like to get rid of Bixby altogether and preferably reassign the Bixby hardware button to a different function. Is that at all possible and if so: how?
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Flashed BTU from sammobile but is still EVR

I'm trying to flash BTU stock firmware from sammobile for my s9 g960f. I got the firmware from here https://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/galaxy-s9/SM-G960F/BTU/ date: 14/11/18 pda: G960FXXS2BRJ6. I ...
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What is this icon with a messaging icon enclosed by a SIM card's icon in status bar?

Can anyone tell me what the chat icon on the status bar is and how I can access it. This showed itself after a recent security update. I'm not sure if it's a message that I have not opened yet. I have ...
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Importing contacts from Windows Phone 10

Trying to set up my new Galaxy S9+ today and I'm moving from a Lumia 950XL running Windows 10 Mobile - and for the life of me I can't get it to import my contacts. The obvious solution would appear ...
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Why my apps are getting auto-updated despite “Don't auto-update apps” checked?

In Google Play Store, I have set "Auto-update apps" to "Don't auto-update apps". Still, I have apps automatically updated. Why? Still, I get notifications.
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samsung s9 Charging time

My new Galaxy s9 is taking around 1 hr 39 mins to completely charge the battery. I checked with Samsung customer care they said it should take normally 50 mins to 1 hr. They did some test on mobile ...
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Remap headphone buttons

I listen to audible for multiple hours everyday, im wondering if anyone knows of any way/app that will let me remap my earphone buttons to something more useful than play/pause or volume up/down, the ...
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Get notifications with text, badge, no sound

I am trying to make wordfeud (and other apps) only show a text popup, update its badge and not make any sound. However, it still plays the notification sound. I have setup no sound in the app ...
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Remove “Switched to mobile data” notification

How do I get rid of notifications when the phone does not see a known Wi-Fi and switches to mobile data?
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Google Photos: Changing from iPhone to Samsung S9

I’m switching from iPhone 5SE to Samsung Galaxy S9. I’ve used Google Photos to save my photos and videos. Is the change from phones going to impact my data on Google Photos? Basically, when I log into ...
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Add to contacts from recent numbers in Galaxy S9

When I am listing the recently called numbers, how do I add such a number to the contact list?
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Stolen phone samsung s9+

Yesterday I lost my phone (s9+) in a coffee shop. After atleast 3 hours of not knowing I lost it. I immediately tried to find it via samsung find my phone unfortunately it has no sim card and was not ...
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Bought Japanese Phone. Keyboard is weird (small spacebar, etc). How to fix?

Title. I attached a screenshot of the keyboard. I would download a third party keyboard, but I don't like how they look. There also seems to be no options to change the layout at all in settings.
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How to prioritize a 802.11ac over 802.11n?

I have (at the office and at home) WiFi APs which serve 802.11n and 802.11ac over the same SSID. My Galaxy S9+ never connects to the 5 GHz network on these SSIDs. I thought that this may be because ...
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How to keep the Navigation Bar (recent, home, and back buttons) visible on full-screen apps on Galaxy S9?

Recently, the Navigation Bar (which shows the recent, home, and back buttons at the bottom of the screen) has disappeared on many common apps. There is a setting (Full Screen Apps) where I can ...
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What is the name of the Samsung Galaxy S9's default alarm sound?

So I have an s9, and I am going to go crazy if I don't find the name for the default alarm sound, when you go to your clock to add an alarm, when you select none for your sound it plays an amazing ...
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Stop Google Photos from Retaining Deleted Photos

If I take a photo using my phones stock camera app, and then delete it using the stock gallery app, it doesn't get deleted from Google Photos. How can I change it so that deleting photos on my phone ...
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Flip cover Samsung S9 flip cover - LED power?

How is power provided to the LED display in the Galaxy S9 cover? Can the "turn off" function be disabled to allow full phone function with cover closed?
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How to root galaxy s9+

Is there any guide or can somebody tell me how to root my s9+. Sorry for incompetence, I'm new to this)
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How to get rid of prompt notification when “automatically” turning on Wi-Fi?

On my Galaxy s9, I have the setting "turn on Wi-Fi automatically" enabled. When I enter a known network, I get a notification where I am prompted if I want to connect to that network or not. How is ...
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Automatic wifi regardless of “Turn on Wi-Fi automatically” setting

When I start with any network related task my Samsung s9 shows the wifi sign-in dialog. When I dismiss that, a browser with google shows up. Why do I get any of theese?
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OEM Unlock for Samsung S9 not shown

I have a brand new sealed Samsung S9 SM-G960F/DS which is most probably Exynos variant however I couldn't find OEM Unlock after activating the developer tools. I've googled that and was surprised that ...
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Something is filtering blue light and I can't figure out how to stop it

I just got a Samsung Galaxy S9 last week and since day 1 it has been applying a blue light filter even though I turned blue light filter off in the settings (Blue Light Filter turned off and also ...