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What is the best frimware for me - S9 PLUS

Hi i have Samsung galaxy s9+ , probably from Verizon (By thw SW version). The phone is currently being used in Israel. I want to know the differences between the following official firmware, and ...
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SAMSUNG S9 PLUS - Lack of full support for Hebrew (and other languages) in the US version

A while ago I purchased a Samsung s9+. In retrospect, I found out that it is US model (snapdragon 845). The phone came with Android 9 which couldn't be updated normally, so I installed the latest ...
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Delete “Not assigned” Contact Group on Samsung Galaxy S9+

On my Samsung Galaxy S9+ in my Contacts app, I have a group called "Not assigned" with 712 contacts. How do I delete this group and its contacts that are not in other groups? These contacts are not ...
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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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Add am/pm after the 12-hour clock time in the status bar

The status bar at the top of my Samsung S9+ does not show the am/pm after the time. The picture below was taken at 3:23 pm local time but you would not know that unless I told you. It could be 3:23 ...
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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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Ring tone super-quiet on Galaxy S9+

I am having a problem with my ringtone on my Galaxy S9+. Suddenly, my ringtone has become extremely soft - as if it was on the lowest possible setting (except mute). However, it is on the highest, ...
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“call_state_offhook list.size()==0 number is null” when I call someone with my Samsung Galaxy S9

I see a warning: "call_state_offhook list.size()==0 number is null" whenever I call someone with my Samsung Galaxy S9. What is the issue and how can I stop seeing this warning?
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What is an alternate method to flash stock firmware for S9+ G965F?

My S9+ went into bootloop, I loaded up twrp through odin and flashed no-verity-opt-encrypt-samsung-1.0.zip The problem is when phone turns off, it goes back into bootloop. I tried flashing stock ...
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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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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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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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high contrast mode for icons had disappeared

That worked, except now the option in Settings has disappeared and I can't reveal it a anymore. Android SM_696U0 (Samsung Galaxy S9) Removed here:
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S9 won't charge with a cable. Will charge wirelessly though

Last night my S9 was charging just fine and I woke up with a 100% But I was at work and tried charging it but it didnt work at all. I've tried cleaning out my charging port and it looks super clean. ...
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Voice Recorder S9 wont display all files in folder

I added a file with same type to Voice Recorder folder on my SD card where all my other files are stored. When I launch app though it doesn't pick this file up for display. Is there an index ...
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Galaxy S9 SM-G960U1 haven't got Android 10 Update Yet?

Stack Community So my inquiry today, is that i realised samsung has just roll out the Android 10 Update for S9 devices, on Feb 2 but my phone is not getting updated yet via OTA, like always I had no ...
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Unable to change main system sounds coming from previous installation - Files names wrong cannot be updated on Android 9

I tried to change the sound for notification on my Samsung Galaxy S9+ (installed one year ago) When I hit the "name - button" of the sound, a panel is opened (see joined screen copy), it shows the ...
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Are VoLTE standards same across the world?

I have a SIM-free Galaxy S9+ (SM-G965F/DS) model. And in my home country (India) VoLTE works fine on it. I'm moving to Japan soon and was thinking of getting a Japanese SIM (The name of the carrier is ...
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How can I disable all notifications (in the notification bar) in Android 9?

How can I disable all notifications (in the notification bar) in Android 9? I turned on the "No disturb" setting as shown in the screenshot below butsome applications such as Google calendar and ...
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How can I remove the action bar when presenting slides with Google slides?

How can I remove the action bar when presenting slides with Google slides? I use Android 9 with Samsung Galaxy S9. For example in the following screenshot I don't want to have the white bar on the ...
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Can I charge my Galaxy S9+ with a laptop charger

I was wondering if i could charge my Samsung Galaxy S9+ safely with a USB C laptop charger. here's what is says on it: INPUT:100-240V~1.3A 50-60HZ OUTPUT:20V--2.25A/15V--3A/9V--2A/5V--2A For Lenovo ...
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Where can I see the file format of my SD card on Android? [duplicate]

Where can I see the file format of my SD card on Android? I use a Samsung Galaxy s9 with Android 9. Note a dupe because here we're talking about SD cards.
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What does this “circle with a line through it” with “+1” above my contact mean?

Samsung Galaxy S9. When I open my contacts, this contact has this icon above the number. What does this mean?
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How can I undo an edit in Gmail's compose field?

How can I undo an edit in Gmail's compose field? For example, I write a draft email, select the entire text and remove it, how can I undo my remove action to get the text back?
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How can I sync the Google keyboard's clipboard with Android's clipboard?

How can I sync the Google keyboard's clipboard with Android's clipboard? Google keyboard's clipboard: Android's clipboard: I use Samsung Galaxy S9 with Android S9.
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Connecting Sony Camcorder using HDMI out to a Galaxy S9+

I have a Sony HandyCam (FDR-AX53) which has a micro HDMI out port. I want to use my Galaxy S9+ simply as an external monitor. Would anyone know if it is possible to connect the two directly using a ...
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Is the maximum size of the SD card for the S9+ really limited to 400 GB?

Note: while this is not an exact duplicate, this question is a duplicate in that it asks where the limitation is located (software/hardware ...). So I think marking this as a duplicate is warranted, ...
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How can I change the storage location of a contact in Android?

How can I change the storage location of a contact in Android? I don't see any option when editing a contact: I use a Samsung Galaxy S9 with Android 9.
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Facebook Messenger keeps on playing sound in notification

I'm using facebook Messenger on a Samsung Galaxy S9. Since a few months now, Messenger keeps on playing a notification sound when receiving chat messages even when I change the sound to Silent. Let's ...
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How can I configure the Uber application so that the help pages are in English?

How can I configure the Uber application so that the help pages are in English? Currently some pages are in English and some pages are in Spanish:
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How can I view the mobile data usage for each application for a given day?

How can I view the mobile data usage for each application for a given day? I use Android 9 on Samsung Galaxy S9.
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Disabling auto-correct in one language but not the other

I've setup my phone for two languages: English and Russian; I use both languages for texting and other communication. Although English auto-correct seems OK, the Russian language auto-correct is ...
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Samsung S9 keeps booting into recovery mode

The phone won't start normally. It will boot into recovery mode. I've restarted several times. The phone asks me for my pin, then displays the typical lock-unlock symbol. Then it says "Optimizing app ...
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Cannot find “my profile” in “contacts” to disable profile sharing

I am trying to first of all see if my profile is shared because I got a notification saying it is. Googling about it gives me the result that I need to open contacts and go to "my profile". Where is ...
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How can I remove vibration when the phone is turned off on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (non-rooted Android 9, One UI 1.0)?

How can I remove vibration when the phone is turned off on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (non-rooted Android 9, One UI 1.0)? I don't have any option item Settings app > Accessibility > Vibration.
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How can I know whether my Samsung Galaxy S9 phone got rooted in the past (Android 9, One UI 1.0)?

How can I know whether my Samsung Galaxy S9 phone got rooted in the past (Android 9, One UI 1.0)? (even though it might have been unrooted afterward)
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How can one disable automatic screen turn-off during call on Samsung Galaxy S9 (Android 9, One UI 1.0)?

How can one disable automatic screen turn-off during call on Samsung Galaxy S9? All the solutions I have seen so far do not apply to Android 9, One UI 1.0. For example, I don't see any Turn off ...
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Red-and-White Megaphone App coming up unsolicited

For about a month, an unknown app has been occasionally coming up on my cell phone's screen, interrupting whatever I'm doing, displaying a black screen and that rolling circle in the middle that means ...
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How can I restart my Samsung S9 phone without the power button or any other physical button?

How can I restart my Samsung S9 phone without the power button or any other physical button, and without rooting my phone? I only want to use the tactile screen.
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Capturing internal Audio without loss

Is there a way to capture the internal audio strean directly without loss? I know there are numerous screen capturer (Mobizen etc), but I only need the audio, not my screen.
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How can I disable the screen timeout on Samsung One UI (Android 9)?

How can I disable the screen timeout on Samsung One UI (Android 9)? I've only found: which only allows to increase the screen timeout, with a maximum of 10 minutes.
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How can I remove all animations on Samsung One UI (Android 9)?

How can I remove all animations on Samsung One UI (Android 9)? I've only found: which does reduce the animations but does not remove them.
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Recent apps getting closed without closing them

Samsung S9 - In the recent apps view, the apps that were used recently are getting closed automatically. If you do not use an app for more than one hour, then the app gets closed. My phone forced me ...
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How can large amounts of files be transferred to Linux via MTP?

I'm trying to copy all of my pictures from my Samsung Galaxy S9+ to my laptop (running Linux Mint). I can transfer a few files at a time no problem, but I have amassed 1000's of files in my pictures ...
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Samsung Galaxy S9+ randomly stops music when screen is off

Android Version: Pie (latest update) Phone age: Around 1 year (the guarantee expired in June 2019) Since updating 1 month ago, my phone randomly started pausing Spotify and other apps when the ...
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Galaxy s9+ not charging via USB-C cable and not quick charging at all

I ran into a problem with my Galaxy s9+ recently, it won't charge at all using my Samsung 25 Watt Wall Charger and also won't charge using my Aukey 26800mah power bank when connected via USB-C. It ...
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How to Disable Screen Rotation Icon

I lock my screen rotation to portrait, and I have my navigation bar hidden to provide more screen real estate. With the navigation bar hidden, I have come to experience the rotation icon appear in ...
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How do I disable the missed phone call notification light?

The green flashing light whenever I miss a call is really annoying. I'd like to turn that off while keeping the purplish voicemail indicator light. I'm not finding a clear way to do it in the phone ...
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No internet connection on android device

I have Samsung Galaxy S9 with Android 9. Once in a few days happens to me that I have no internet connection on this device. Cannot load any page in Chrome, cannot connect in Speedtest app. Device is ...