Questions tagged [samsung-galaxy-s-duos]

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Yellow exclamation mark on boot on rooted Samsung Galaxy device

I have Samsung Galaxy S Duos, and after I rooted it by following Root Samsung Galaxy S Duos, I had an exclamation symbol when I turn my mobile on. What happened? What are the consequences now? How ...
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Locked out of Galaxy S Duos - Failed lock pattern

I have Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 which is now locked with too many failed pattern attempts. I don't remember the pin for it. I've changed my password for Google account from laptop and I wanted ...
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How to make my cellphone a router or a hotspot thing with a constraint

My computer is connected to internet but I dont have a router(and I dont want to buy one) to use it on my phone. So I was using the usb "reverse tethering tool" which i could use succesfully. But ...
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How to avoid the Hotspot getting disabled during an incoming/outgoing call?

I have turned on Hotspot and the data is being used on other Android device but when there is an incoming call the Hotspot gets disabled automatically and gets enabled after the call ,During which I ...
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Can't record voice in Whatsapp

I'm using s5 duos and I'm on a custom rom for sometime now and I just noticed something wrong that the voice icon is partially hidden and I can't access it. I have attached a screen shot. Is there any ...
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Root Samsung Galaxy S Duos

I have Samsung Galaxy S Duos (GT-S7562) because I want to use ROEHSOFT RAM Expander (SWAP) application to expand my RAM by using SD Card. Before using this application, I need to be sure if my device ...
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Samsung S Duos GT-S7562

My galaxy s dous s7562 is getting switched off when Internet is on and sometimes is phone is also getting switched off even when the battery is around 50%. When the Phone is restarted the battery ...
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Hidden files missing from my phone

Some of my pics and videos have been hidden by NQVAULT. When my phone memory was full, I cleared cache files from system menu. After that my hidden files are missing from phone. Is there any way to ...
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The encryption button is not working on Galaxy S Duos

I cannot encrypt my S Duos, it has an ICS 4.0.4 custom ROM with bloatware removed. When I'm trying to encrypt, the encryption button looks like it's hidden.
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy sDuos s7562

I followed the steps mentioned in the link below: http://www.androidrootguide.com/2014/01/root-samsung-galaxy-s-duos-s7562.html#comment-45216 I got an error on step 13, where we need to install ...
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wifi issue on samsung- galaxy-s-duos

My mobile device doesn't detect any Wi-fi signal even though there is an active network available in the area. Can anyone help me to find a solution to this problem?? Device: Samsung galaxy-s-duos. ...
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How to bootup a Samsung s-duos with bad battery

My phone switched off because of low battery and when I kept it for charging a black screen appeared. It is just blinking on and off. The same problem occurred previously also. I gave my battery to a ...
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Samsung Galaxy GT s7562 WiFi stuck at "Turning On"

The WiFi on my Samsung Galaxy S Duos GT s7562 froze. It shows "TURNING ON" and stays forever like that. I tried a hard reset. Still not working. I tried some dialer codes (like *#*#526#*#*) to ...
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Network Issue after flashing Cosmic ROM at Galaxy S Duos

I am a Galaxy S DUOS S7562 user and I have flashed Cosmic ROM v2.5 to my phone. However, I face some connectivity problems. My phone is dual sim but now it forever activates and deactivates both sims ...
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YouTube app bug "Connection to Server Lost"

YouTube app says "Connection to server Lost/ Tap to retry" When a video is played. The same bug presented itself on 3 different devices with the youtube app version(5.7.38) as the only common feature. ...
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I have broken screen. Can I root my phone only with downloading mode and recovering mode?

I want to recover my data from my Samsung S Duos. I have broken screen, so I can't do anything, even unlock (because I have a password to enter the phone). I tried to install CWM and connect with ADB, ...
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Does software update in ICS allow to move apps to SD card?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S Duos - ICS 4.0.4 Since ICS 4.0.4 doesnt have the feature of moving apps to sd card, does Software Update help me to do that? If i update the software, can i move the apps ...
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Bootloop, Stock Recovery, USB debugging off

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S DUOS GT-S7562 running Android ICS. Before my phone got bootlooped, I used to change the build.prop in /system/build.prop to add a navigation bar to it. I added qemu.hw....
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Unable to boot phone after deleting folders in SD storage

Am using a Samsung galaxy duos. I recently deleted everything from my sd card/usb storage and when I restarted my phone, it just keeps displaying the Samsung start screen but it doesn't boot up. ...
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'applypatch' process using too much CPU

I have here a brand-new Samsung Galaxy Duos 2 and there's something that bothers me about the "applypatch" process. It uses too much CPU (up to 50%) and runs continuous like a service. Now, what does ...
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How can I fix this Heimdall Control transfer failed (result -9) for flashing a recovery?

I am getting a "WARNING: Control transfer #1 failed. Result: -9" problem that looks like it might be causing a failure for heimdall to flash a recovery to my Samsung Galaxy S Duos GT-S7562 phone. I ...
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how to lock notification screen in Samsung duos

how to lock notification screen in Samsung duos to prevent access for quick toggles like Wi-Fi, GPS,Screen rotation, Screen brightness?
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WIFI not Connecting on my Samsung S Duos

My home networks says Saved, Secured but when i open internet it says no internet connection
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what is latest android version for samsung s7562?

i want to know which is the latest android version for samsung galaxy s duos s7562. in my phone android 4.0.3 is installed but it is very slow.though not much applications installed still it takes 8-...
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Installing applications with larger size on S DUOS

I am using Galaxy-S-Duos Android 4.0 Internal memory 1.8 GB ! What if I want to install application like Modern Combat-4 (1.9 GB) These applications require to be installed in phone memory for ...
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Android on Samsung Galaxy Duos is too slow [closed]

I've bought a Samsung Galaxy Duos GT-S7562 with Android 4.0.4 3 months ago. The phone is so slow and getting slower by the ay, it has become almost useless. For instance, to look up and call a contact ...
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"Obtaining IP" problem while connecting to WiFi home network on Jelly Bean 4.1.2

I have recently brought a new Samsung mobile with android jelly bean. Till now it was working fine but after the update it is unable to connect to WiFi network and getting stuck at Obtaining IP. How ...
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Downgrade Galaxy S Duos from ICS to Gingerbread

I want to downgrade my Galaxy S Duos from ICS (Ice Cream Sandwich) 4.0 to Gingerbread. How do I do this?
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Lowering the brightness of the camera flash

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Duos (GT-S7562L). The camera is good, but its flash is so strong that after the photo we have to wait for 1 or 2 minutes to our eyes be able to see all clearly - it is like ...
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Samsung GT-S7562: Network Goes off

I have Samsung GT-S7562. I did update the handset with KyleOPEN custom ROM. Was not satisfied with the custom ROM so again ported back to Original ROM. I updated the ROM + Kernel using Odin tool. ...
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Whatsapp doesn't work over 3G,everything else works fine

A friend has a factory fresh, unrooted Samsung Galaxy S Duos, and except for Whatsapp every other internet accessing app works fine on a 3G or EDGE connection. She has un/reinstalled Whatsapp several ...
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Specific wifi network suddenly stopped working. Why?

There is nothing wrong with my wifi connection. I have also used the same network before on the same mobile, but suddenly this problem occurs. Whenever I try connect to the Internet through the wifi ...
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Samsung Galaxy S not displaying contacts, only unknown is shown [closed]

My Galaxy S Duos only shows unknown on the display when I have saved phone book contacts calling me? How and what do I do to get numbers to be displayed?
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Android shows missed calls even after open

My phone shows the missed calls on the app icon even after I check and delete them from log. I did restart / battery off several times but it still hanging there!! Phone Samsung Galaxy S Duos Android ...
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How to move application to SD card in samsung galaxy s duos

How to move application to SD card in samsung galaxy s duos. I have tried some application from Google Play but did not succeed. Plz help me
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Memory reported as full without being full

I am having storage issues with my Samsung Galaxy S Duos. I solved it by moving apps from phone memory to the SD card, so now 1.2 GB of internal space is free. However, it still tells me that I have ...
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Samsung s duos not booting into recovery

I have flashed the recovery.tar using odin by following this tutorial http://www.droidiser.com/2012/10/how-to-root-samsung-galaxy-s-duos-install-cwm.html but after this,when I try to boot into ...
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Disable sound alerts for new emails

I have a Samsung Duos GT-S7562, running Android 4.0.4. I have set up two email accounts on my device: Gmail and YahooMail. I want to stop the alert sound it plays each time I get an email. How do I ...
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Starting the Google calendar sync in Samsung Galaxy S Duos

I have Samsung Galaxy S Duos and had a issue of calendar sync. While trying to clear data, I mistakenly force-stopped the Google Calendar Sync app. Now, the calendar sync is not working. It gives an ...
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What should I do now to move apps to SD in my Samsung Galaxy S Duos (ICS)?

I just bought a new Samsung Galaxy S Duos and the Android version does not have a option to move the app to memory card. I also installed the app called "app2sd"and when I open the app it says, The ...
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