Questions tagged [samsung-galaxy-s]

For questions specific to the original Galaxy S. The Samsung Galaxy S (GT-I9000) was a high-end smartphone at the time of its launch. Variants include Epic 4G, Vibrant, Captivate, and Fascinate. Add a device tag only if your question is genuinely specific to your make and model!

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How to go through initial setup of Samsung Galaxy S23 without using Wi-Fi or SIM card with data

How can Samsung S23 initial setup be finished with no internet connection - no Wi-Fi and no SIM card with data? When the phone is started with no SIM card inserted, initial setup wizard page "...
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Can anyone tell me what this statue bar icon is from? [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me what this status bar icon is for? Not the black message icon on the left, but the white text bubble on the right. It looks like either an alert triangle in the bottom corner but ...
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Get full log of a whole day from Android

I know of the method of using adb logcat to receive logs from an Android device. However, the logs I receive are, at best, only 1 hour old. I need the logs for the whole day, however. Is there a way ...
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Reducing the duration of alarm in Samsung Galaxy default clock app

I am using Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra. When I set up an alarm using the default clock app, it rings for exactly four minutes (240 seconds) if I do not manually turn it off. Can I make the duration (240 ...
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Extremely Low Volume with Bluetooth Headphones

Currently, when I connect my bluetooth headpones to my phone, the volume is extremely low, even when the volume is set to the maximum level. For reference, I am using the following: Bose QC 35 II ...
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Lock screen timeout very short on Galaxy S22 Ultra

I recently purchased a Galaxy S22 Ultra and when I'm on the lock screen trying to read my notifications, it always times out after 5 seconds and the screen goes black. I have the display timeout for ...
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How to access the Emoji keybaord on a new Samsung Galaxy S22+?

I bought a new Samsung Galaxy S22+, but I don't see the Emoji keyboard. I think it should exist on my phone, but I don't see anywhere how to access it. My input method is 'Samsung Keyboard', and under ...
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How to set custom text notification sounds with a Samsung Galaxy S22?

I just purchased a Samsung Galaxy S22. It runs Android 12 and One UI 4.1. What I am trying to do is use a custom notification sound for my text messages (Google Messages). I want a custom sound for ...
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Exclamation mark in red box on top of the screen with white lines on both sides

I have a Samsung Galaxy S10 5G and my Android version is Android 11. While using one of the regular apps that I use every day, I noticed that a red box with an exclamation mark inside appeared on the ...
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Unidentified alert (vibration and beep) every 5 minutes, even with sounds set to Mute and DND enabled

Every 5 minutes exactly, my Galaxy S9 G960U1 running Android 10 vibrates and then gives me a flat-toned beep lasting about half a second. It's not associated with any notifications, toasts, or changes ...
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How to root samsung galaxy s6 SM-G920F android 7

I want to root my phone Samsung S6 SM-G920F android 7. I have tried app like kingroot, kingoroot, z4root, towelroot... but none of this work Thank you for your help!!!
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USB stick doesn't work anymore on Android 11

USB stick doesn't work anymore on Samsung Galaxy S10+ with Android 11 since about Jan 1, 2022. The USB stick is not recognized, not mounted. Mount is refused if I try to do. The only way to contact ...
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The download button does not appear to download the VR Apps

My phone is not allowing me to download the VR app for my Samsung Gear... The download button is not coming up for me to tap.I tried restarting my phone several times.
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How to show a visual indicator when mute all sounds is enabled

On the Galaxy S9 (and I presume later versions, though I don't know for sure) there is a "mute all sounds" setting that can be toggled by pressing the power and volume up buttons ...
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Unable to activate Developer Options on Samsung

A quote from here: I have tried everything and am unable to activate the developer options on my Sasmung Galaxy S7 Edge with Android 8.0. Whenever I tap the build number repeatedly, it says that the ...
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Battery for Samsung Galaxy S8

I am looking to replace the battery in my samsung galaxy s8. Amazon shows many available batteries, ranging in capacity from 3000mAh to 4350mAh, all about $20 or less. The one and only authorized ...
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Help with ultra power saving mode bug

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 with a major problem. One night while turning the phone to Ultra Power Saving Mode the phone immediately shut down. I left the phone o charge and the next morning I woke up ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite screen turning off in protective case

I have a new Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite with a pen. Also I have a protective book-like case (Aceline Streak STR-008). The device works fine, except one thing: when I open the case and fold it ...
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Phone is just pretending to move app data to external storage?

My internal storage is full, so I've bought a SD-card and I'm trying to move some application data. For example I have 20GB of data for Audible which is my main concern. I went in to Settings > Apps ...
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Why am I getting an SSL error on my captive portal?

I setup a captive portal on a wireless access point. If I use a laptop to connect to it, the laptop pops up a browser telling me to login to the captive portal. I can open any browser on the laptop (...
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Encrypted SD card data recovery with broken display (S9+)

my phone (Galaxy S9+) was recently stolen, and thankfully I got it back, but it was completely destroyed when I got it back. I'm not sure what they did to it (looks like they took a hammer to it), all ...
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Completely compromised, but how?

I'm hoping a few geniuses out there can lend there wisdom, I'm at a complete loss. Or maybe I'm the simple type. I would like to assume I'm "hacked" but the situations I've been through lead me to ...
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Add swap support to Android

I own Samsung Galaxy GT-i9082, Trust me, its really very slow due to its low RAM i.e 1GB only. I have Installed Custom ROM of Lineage OS From XDA but it still doesn't supports swapping which is the ...
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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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ADB shell change camera mode

I am playing around with the ADB shell to control a Samsung Galaxy S9 remotely. I can do most of the things I wanted to but I struggle finding a way to switch / toggle the camera modes. I searched ...
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How to copy Unity Game (SpaceFlight Simulator) from Galaxy S6 Edge to S9?

I have been looking for a way to transfer game progress of Space Flight Simulator (made by Unity) from a Galaxy S6 Edge to a new Galaxy S9. Please note that /data/data/ directory does not exist on ...
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Samsung Galaxy S Duos GT-S7582

Good Day to all I need help, after flashing the stock room of Samsung Galaxy S Duos GT-S7582 my phone turn to black screen help please how to fix this ...???
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How can i fix the pop up spam of Unfortunately,GPS speed has stopped working

It keeps spamming the pop up.When i press OK,it keeps popping up again and again i tried factory reset but it didn't work!also my device keeps making shortcuts of things.
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I don't know is that virus or no

When I open the Samsung galaxy tab it keeps downloading app systems which some of them are inappropriate and I can't delete them and also it keeps making shortcuts of it.Also there is a problem that ...
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How to put Google Voice into Hands Free mode?

Google Voice can be set to provide voice ptompts Always or only on Hands Free mode. I want the latter. But how do i put my s7 into Hands Free mode?
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Google Voice does not provide spoken prompts

I'm using a samsung s7 and google voice in Always Listen mode. I can say Ok Google, then "text john". It works, but google voice does not SAY "ready", " ready ro send?" On Straighttalk on ...
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Samsung galaxy S Duos 2 gt-s7582 codename error

Trying to install ressurection remix 7.1 ends in error because my samsung which should be named kyleprods is named kylepro(which is the codename for gt-s7580). Also, there is no OS installed on it ...
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Samsung s5 mini - delock cable mouse / keyboard not working

I am using a simple delock cable which I ordered on amazon: Delock Kabel Micro USB Typ-B Stecker gewinkelt > USB 2.0-A Buchse OTG 11 cm Question: When connecting Mouse/Keyboard through the cable to ...
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Can anyone tell me what this icon is?

I cannot figure this out, and it is really bugging me. Does anyone here know what this notification means?
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Galaxy S GT 19000

Trying to download the firmware for my phone as it`s stuck in boot loop, tried all other options with no joy! On the Samfirware site , I have registered and got as far as the ready to dowload page, ...
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What are the contents of ipconfig.txt file on Samsung i9070?

I've got the aforementioned phone, Samsung i9070. However, for some reason (after mucking around with various ROM's) wifi stopped working at all. Theoretically I can turn it on and off, but no ...
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Cannot use WhatsApp in Gingerbread anymore

I have Samsung Galaxy S+ (i9001) and the other day had a prompt from WhatsApp to update the app. The update download but the installation fails and the app cannot be opened. I tried downloading the ...
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Is the wifi hotspot feature available on newer android phones?

I have a captivate glide running android 4.0.4 with at&t and it has a wifi hotspot feature that I can turn on to share my data connection via wifi. I'm planning on getting a samsung galaxy s6 or ...
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How do I get OTA from I got last update np. Had no idea my s5active even had custom rom yesterday update failed "kernel" in red locked me out.

Ok so I got a cool salesman who initially said my phone was bricked & tried 2 sell me a new phone. I explained I'm as broke as possible & was really upset about my phone not working!! Also I ...
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Galaxy S loses wifi even though the symbol says it is connected, toggling flight mode fixes the problem

There can't be anything wrong with the router because apple phones have no trouble connecting to the internet. As I have said, the wifi symbol is active but there is no internet connection. Turning ...
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How can I get past somebody's password lock screen without them knowing?

My daughter changed her lock screen password on her phone. She has learned how to keep me from unlocking it. So I am asking, is there away I can get her password with out her realising it? Or can I ...
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My WinXP Pro Doesn't See Galaxy S7

I've changed cables and USB ports, but it hasn't fixed the problem. The My Computer/Hardware profile doesn't see the S7 at all.
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Can Outlook calander be set as default in Samsung Galaxy S7

I discussed with Samsung if Outlook Calendar can be set as default calendar in Samsung Galaxy S7. Their response is that the Google calendar has to be the default calendar. I use Office 365 and would ...
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My S5 stock email flag due date

My S5 stock email app flags emails for 'next week' when should be 'no date'. how to fix this? Other email apps flag ok. I can see this in my s5 tasks and notes and in my outlook to do. I tried ...
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How do I disable the power off warning for android?

This is NOT a programming question, just a user question. When I hold down the power button to turn off my Samsung Galaxy S, I get a prompt to select power off, airplane mode, etc. Fine. I pick power ...
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Samsung Galaxy G6 System Warning

I have the Samsung Galaxy G6 and keep getting a SYSTEM WARNING I have added three pictures of the warning I get (all the same warning) Does anyone know why I keep getting this warning and how do I ...
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Locked out of tablet!

My niece downloaded an application and she did a pattern, but did not pay attention, and now shes locked out of her device, it will not even turn off can u help please!!
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Cant enter recovery mode Galaxy Tab S 8.4

I have an issue on my device (Galaxy Tab S 8.4). I´m either stuck on boot loop (flashed with TWRP that worked fine for months until recently after a restart) or I can enter download mode and get stuck ...
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Turn off call forwarding warning popups

I recently downloaded an app for automatically forwarding calls to my office phone when I'm connected to the office WiFi. However, whenever the forwarding is activated/deactivated, I get a popup ...
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What is "Cell signal with small house and 2 blinking bars" system icon? [duplicate]

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S5. There is an icon which looks like a house with 2 waves in the notification bar, in between (and slightly above) the 4G and mobile signal strength icons. Here's the ...
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