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Questions tagged [samsung-galaxy-s7]

For questions specific to the "Samsung Galaxy S7" (SM-G930x).

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I don't receive text messages on time

Using a Samsung Galaxy S7, When someone send me a text message (sms), I often receive it several tens of minutes late, sometimes even a few hours late. For instance: Other: - We're going to the ...
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Managing Contacts without linking any accounts

A friend gave me her Samsung Galaxy S7 when she upgraded her phone. We ported my number onto her account, and now I (a long-time flip-phone user) am trying to figure out this new device. Important ...
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Samsung S7 constantly dropping calls even after reinstall, but everything else is working perfectly. How to narrow down the problem?

My Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F, Exynos/International model, LineageOS 15.1) has developed a weird fault. Has anyone heard of this or able to suggest ideas for troubleshooting/fixing? Everything ...
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Samsung S7 Exynos (G930F) apps crashing and phone rebooting randomly

My phone started acting up, with apps crashing and and the phone doing reboots and soft reboots. I have tried clean flashing different ROMs, but the phone keeps freezing up rebooting, and apps ...
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Galaxy S7 oreo update issue

My galaxy s7 is from the UAE. I live and bought it online in Australia. It has not had the oreo update and gave heard it will not. Is there a successful way around this?
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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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Export/save 200+ Samsung memos without selecting them one by one?

I would like to save 200+ memo from the default samsung application What I did: I already succedded to save memos one by one but it takes too long to do this for all of them, the process is the ...
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Galaxy S7 turns off suddenly

Yesterday I noticed that my s7 was turned off. I was unable to turn it on again until I plugged it in charge and then strangely noticed that it was not on very low battery (even if it was relatively ...
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Is there anyway to remove Bluetooth permanently?

I have samsung s7 phone and I removed unused apps with a debloter script. But i want to remove bluetooth feature from my device entirely. Is there any way to do that?
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App storage location change button gone after formatting SD card?

I'm on Oreo, and previously had a "change" button under the storage section of most apps that would move a few kb of the app to the SD card. I just formatted the SD card to internal storage, and that ...
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Samsung S7 screen can't touch

I use Samsung S7 SM-G930FD and the screen has been unresponsive since 2 weeks ago. I did hard restart and sometimes I tried removing the battery connector. Sometimes the touch screen become ...
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Force Samsung s7 to bypass Pattern Lock and use Pin

My daughter has forgotten her pattern lock. She knows her PIN but it's not giving her that option, only the pattern lock screen. Is there a way to get access to the PIN lock screen?
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Is your Galaxy S7 running slow after 11/2018 T-Mobile update?

Several days after receiving this update my phone became sluggish to do anything. Simple things like: swiping to answer calls is taking 2-4 seconds, lighting up a screen when the call is incoming is ...
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Google calendar force closing after OTA update (SM-G930A)

I have a G930A, un-rooted, running AT&T's version of Oreo (8.0.0). I received an OTA update over the weekend and cannot use Google Calendar since--app force stops. I also cannot do a calendar ...
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Can I remove FRP with Heimdall/Odin?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 with FRP-locked, USB Debug is off and I am trying to disable FRP and enable USB Debug. Is there any way to do this with Odin or Heimdall? I also have the stock ROMs for ...
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Use Samsung or Google account for automatic backup?

On my Samsung Galaxy S7 with Android 8.0 I'm logged into both a Samsung account and a Google account. Both of these offer cloud backup and data synchronisation of settings and documents, but I'm ...
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Does syncing gallery means sending all photos to internet?

I found with fear, that my Gallery on Samsung Galaxy S7 was set up to sync with cloud by default. Does this mean, that all my photos, including secret ones, were silently sended to Samsung??????
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Samsung S7 camera low quality pictures, and crashes with non-stock rom?

On my friends Samsung S7, which I just flashed with Resurrection OS, he's having a really weird thing with rear-facing camera. It almost seems like there is an effect on or something. Take a look at ...
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Does Resurrection Remix OS support Always On with AMOLED?

I just installed Resurrection Remix OS on my Samsung S7. The default Samsung ROM supported Always-On display which used the low-power AMOLED. Does Resurrection Remix OS support this or AOSP? I've ...
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S7 charging problems

Apologies if this has been answered already. I searched and found many variations on this issue, but nothing that applies directly to my situation. At first, I thought my old off-brand cable was to ...
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How do I stop a specific WiFi network from turning on WiFi automatically in Oreo

Background: With my Samsung Galaxy S7 finally updated to Android Oreo recently, I got the option to turn on WiFi automatically when in places where I frequently am. This is a great feature, which I ...
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Samsung S7, Wifi keeps disconnecting

I've searched around, and so I can ensure that this is not a duplicate. Smart Network Switch is off Keep Wifi on during sleep Wifi works excellent for other devices Wifi disconnects randomly even ...
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NOTE TO SELF messages are not saved

If I use the Google voice command :note to self, it works and saves the message "using Gmail" but I can't find it when searching on a unique keyword in the Note : gmail Google Keep Google search ...
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I can't remember my passcode!

This seems like a generic question, but I can't find answers anywhere! I have my older Galaxy S7 which I'm trying to retrieve photos and texts from. Unfortunately, when it rebooted, it asked for a ...
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How to know power consumption at the moment?

From time to time my Samsung Galaxy S7 is starting to consume a lot of power, turns hot and eats 10% of charge in minutes. If I have less than 10% charge, it kills itself even if on external power. ...
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How do I change or remove the white Verizon boot logo on a rooted Samsung Galaxy S7

I really hate how bright the Verizon boot screen is and I'm hoping I can change it. Is it possible? I'll try to post a picture of what I'm talking about but this is the first time posting on here from ...
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Disable notification animation delay animation

Scenario is following: Phone is locked, screen in blacked out Pushing power button / home buttom enables the lock screen Main lock screen wallpaper is visible After ~~200ms delay list of ...
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Samsung S7 Downloaded Photos are Corrupt on PC but view OK from Android Gallery. Issue started after Android internal storage got all full

So I usually take videos and photos and then get a message from Camera app that I can't use the app anymore since phone memory/ram is full. I usually connect to PC and download and delete from phone ...
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How can I use volume control to adjust font size in messaging app on Galaxy phones?

I previously had a Galaxy S7, and while I was in the messaging app adjusting the font size could be done by manipulating the volume controls. Now I have a different S7 and this doesn't work for me ...
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How to enable VoLTE in Samsung Galaxy S7 in india…?

I have a galaxy s7 bought from uae.I need to enable volte services for reliance jio in india. It was having android noughat 7.0 uae version. I tried to install indian version noughat 7.0 which gave ...
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How to remove swipe to unlock when using smart lock feature? S7 Android 6.0.1

I never use "swipe to unlock" feature on my phone so I don't want it to be the default screen when I use smart lock. Whenever smart lock feature is enabled and activated, this is what the phone asks ...
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Where to find my “note to self”?

I'm using the Android "note to self" command. It says it executes it with Gmail. But I can't find my notes. when I VIEW NOTES, it just takes me to Gmail. But when I search Gmail I can't find a message ...
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How to skip the upgrade to Oreo

My Galaxy S7 downloaded the Oreo upgrade, and now a notification persists in my status bar and every now and then it pops up asking me to upgrade. I don't want to upgrade. Is there a way to skip ...
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Does the Samsung Galaxy S7 Universal Unlocked Model (SM-G930UZKAXAA) Have FM Radio?

Does anyone know if the SM-G930UZKAXAA model of the Galaxy S7 has FM radio or not? I've read one review saying that it doesn't, but the review was quite old and the S7 was supposed to have its FM ...
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Notification bar too dim on Galaxy S7 with Oreo

Last night my Galaxy S7 got an update that included upgrading to Oreo. I don't know whether the problem is specifically because of Oreo or if there was something else in the update that caused the ...
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Badges without Notifications

My Galaxy S7 was just updated to Android 8 - Oreo. I get that one of changes in Oreo is tying the App notifications to the App Badges (e.g. your "unread messages" on the app Icon). However, it seems ...
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Disable notification spam at end of do not disturb schedule

I'm using a Galaxy S7 with Android 8.0.0 and Samsung experience 9.0. At the end of the do not disturb schedule all my notifications come through at once. All I hear is just the notification sound ...
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How do I simulate menu button on Android 8?

So far I've used the Assistant Menu on my Galaxy S7 as recommended in this question, but after a recent update the assistant menu no longer contains the old menu button. The "long press" suggestions ...
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Checkbox for outdoor brightness in Samsung Galaxy S7

I had a Samsung Galaxy J7. It was great when I walk outdoor because the brightness can be adjusted marking a checkbox in the notifications bar Recently I switched for a Galaxy S7, unfortunately, this ...
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Bad root on Galaxy S7 needs unrooting

So I'm not sure exactly what happened, but Dr. Fone by Wondershare seems to have messed up my root. I'm on a Galaxy S7, Android 7.0 with Nougat. My phone is acting like it's rooted (VoLTE icon and "...
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Unable to make calls after clean flash, mobile data working [LineageOS 14.1, Galaxy S7 SM-G930FD]

I just flashed the latest stable official Lineage ROM for S7 Duos (SM-G930FD), using the following process 1.Boot to TWRP recovery 2.Wipe everything except external SD (contains zips) 3. Add ...
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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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Red light/laser came out of back of s7 phone?

Was taking a selfie and pressed the back of the camera on the phone, and a red light or laser came out from there is this normal ? Can someone Clarify what this is ?
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Select my own ringtone on Samsung s7 but only Sound picker is available

I can select only Sound picker as source for my own sound files when choosing ringtone. Right before I could select Google drive and some more. How can I get the choice back? TL;DR When going ...
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Show more notifications on lock screen?

Like seriously, how can I show more than 5 notifications, I've enabled the setting to show more, but still, I have like 20 notifications an hour, I'm missing lots.. I want to show it until my lock ...
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How it happens that I can take a picture by voice on Samsung Galaxy s7?

On my Samsung Galaxy S7 I can start camera application and then if I say "take picture" (in Russian) it automatically presses shutter button. Who does this? Camera application itself? Where I can ...
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No “Encrypt Phone” option on Android 7.0 Samsung Galaxy S7

In order to sell my Samsung Galaxy S7, I want to clear it of all personal data. I did a full factory reset thinking this would do the trick. But, after the full factory rest, I read this online ......
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Google Maps, copying GPS coordinates, getting plus codes

This question explains how to get the GPS coordinates How can I copy GPS coordinates from a marker in Google Maps app? I did all that but I come up with a "plus code", this doesn't work for me. How ...
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Why can't my Galaxy S7 send and receive messages simultaneously?

So I've had my S7 for several months now, and by and far the most annoying thing is that it can't seem to send a message while simultaneously receiving a message. Way too often I'll be texting back ...
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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 ...