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Unable to read internal storage/SD card on Samsung Grand Prime Plus

so I follow a tutorial for setting my SD card as part of Internal storage with adb. Here is a photo of how it looks like: As you can see, I have 7.88 gb used out of 37.47 gb and my device tells me I ...
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How to Fix my WiFi problem for Samsung J700F

It keeps on disconnecting and reconnecting on its own. I did Factory Reset and everything I can, but it is still on disconnecting and reconnecting.
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Deleting Hidden pictures

When I download my pictures from my Samsung Galaxy S3 onto my desktop, hundreds of screen shot pics download. These are those annoying pop ups that come up trying to get you to select the app to ...
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How do I root my Galaxy J3 Prime

I have been trying to look for a root with no luck, I'm not exactly the most experienced when it comes to looking for roots like this, and this is one of the few sites I would trust to download a root ...
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Recent apps getting closed without closing them

Samsung S9 - In the recent apps view The apps that were used recently were 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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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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ADB keeps showing my samsung as unauthorized

Adb keeps saying unauthorized on my Ubuntu and Android will not pop up with the menu to accept a computer with such and such ADB key hash. I got it to work once or twice by plugging and unplugging and ...
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Unable to setup Gmail on Samsung A Star 50

I got a new Samsung Galaxy A50 and am having issues with setting up Gmail on it. On trying to do so, (despite having a decent internet connection) when I click on add account (as per this) but on ...
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Unbrick Samsung Galaxy Core Prime SM-G360V

I need to know how to un-softbrick the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime. I don't know how it got bricked, I was just asked to fix it. It looks like a bootloop issue. The Product name is SM-G360V. I have ...
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Samsung galaxy tab 10.1 (GT-P7500) not recognized in Download mode

This question is related to a previous unanswered question. I have an old Samsung galaxy tab 10.1 (GT-P7500) 3G device which I bought many years ago from a carrier that does not support it anymore. ...
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Rom update for a Samsung galaxy tab 10.1 (GT-P7500)

I have an old Samsung galaxy tab 10.1 (GT-P7500) 3G device which I bought many years ago from a carrier that does not support it anymore. The android version of it is 3.2. Running "system updates" ...
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Any way to send battery statistics to a computer?

I'm working for a company that has several samsung galaxy tablets in the field, we want a way to determine when their batteries are going bad before they stop working completely. Ideally, we'd be ...
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Phone is not updating!

I have a G955U Galaxy S8+ AT&T Factory Unlocked on Android 7.0 Baseband Version: G955USQU1AQC9 Android Security Patch Level - April 1, 2017 I no longer live in the US, and currently in the ...
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efs problem (emergency calls only)

I used to do a full factory wipe then flashed a stock firmware with Odin, that helped me get back to having access to my mobile network then I flashed to Resurrection Remix 5.5.3 and lost access to my ...
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Why is Android phone shutting down by itself?

Phone is Samsung Infuse 4G with Cyanogenmod 11 (Android 4.4). On a few recent occasions when I check it in the morning, I find that it's powered off. I start it up again, and it shows plenty of ...
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Having serious technical problems / crashing on my Samsung i9300

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300) that I've been using for slightly over a year. I am a rather heavy-duty user of the phone, and have used in intensively for that time. I do take care of the phone ...
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How to root Samsung Galaxy Alpha SM-G850A?

Seems I have searched vastly across the internet to no avail. So far, I've tried using a CF-auto-root file with Odin 3, and vroot, neither of which worked. The only helpful thread I've found was an ...
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Samsung note 5 reset

My samsung note 5 was somehow reset. All day phone has been telling me to contact system administrator for my google acct . I did that and she reset password. I can easily access the account from my ...
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Remove/disable guest account on Android 6.0.1, but still allow restricted accounts?

I've been researching this exact issue and am aware of these 2 Q&A's on this site: Is there a way to remove the Guest account? Removing the default guest user account on Android Lollipop Neither ...
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Broken camera cover glass on my Verizon Galaxy S10e [closed]

I recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy S10e from Verizon and I noticed yesterday that the glass covering the cameras and the flash had cracked, and some debris was able to enter near the lens. The ...
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Sometimes my mic can hear me, other times it cannot

I have a Samsung Galaxy J5 and i have issues with the microphone. Some times people can hear but others times it cannot. This is not only on calls but on all apps that use the mic (for example: ...
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Root and android phone with broken screen [duplicate]

Hi guys. Is there a way to root my phone which is a Samsung J1 (J120F), I managed to enable the USB debugging so i can access the phone via screen mirroring using vysor / scrcpy, but i can't access ...
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Problem with samsung galaxy j6 + “set guarantee bit: recovery”

I was supposed to root my mobile device a samsung galaxy j6 +, I was entering TWRP normal until a moment I try to enter and it turns out that it no longer enters but my mobile normally starts and I ...
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Play a video on a TV over HDMI without DEX experience

I see there are two options on how to connect my S9 to a TV over HDMI: dex and screen mirroring. Neither of them quite fits what I want to do. I'm coming from the iPhone and I want to do the same as ...
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Detail information on running scripts on the recovery screen

I am looking for more detail information regarding the process mentioned here: 1 https://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2058944 2 https://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=...
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My knox not working

Sir I m using samsung J710-FN , yesterday I have update my phone due to this my all the photos and documents will deleted how can I restore my all the data or how will I recover all the data from my ...
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Unable to use google play service in Samsung SM-A7009

I have a SM-A7009 with sdk api version 21. gapps are not installed by default in this devices. I have successfully installed Google Service Framework, Google Account Manager, and Google play service ...
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How to boot from download mode into recovery mode

Two days ago when I was going to use my Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100 tablet I noticed it was off, but minutes before it was on and working, so I tried pressing the power button and nothing happened, ...
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How to get data off a completely dead Android phone?

Phone worked perfectly. Then one day completely dead, nothing at all. It may have been that "one day" was after some time of laying around, cannot recall. Model: Android AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 (...
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Why doesn't my downloaded file appear in the Download folder?

I've downloaded a Powerpoint presentation of the Facebook mobile app and when I go to the downloads folder and search up the name of the file, it doesn't appear. It just says "No results found. I use ...
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S6 Duos: Toggle for Data Service Network

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos, with two SIM cards set up. Each of them has a data plan. In order to switch the active data plans from one SIM to another, I go to SIM Card Manager under Settings and ...
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How do I unlock my Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

I just got a new Galaxy Tab S4 I did not set a password IN THE SET UP AS I did not want one The tablet timed out and now it wants a pass word which I don't have.I have tried all the reset options I ...
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Samsung Galaxy Grand prime sm-g530h stuck after updating

I was updating my Galaxy grand prime by Odin and when Odin said that your update has been completed "passed", I plugged off my android and after that it is not starting. I have tried to ...
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Samsung note 8 n5110, adb sideload <filename>

I have a soft-or-hard bricked Samsung Note 8, n5110 and now would like to rebuild it to a somewhat workable state. The device has a flaky power-charging system and may not be worth repairing. I use ...
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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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My phone's wifi keeps switching itself off

I've seen a few posts related to my query but none of the answers worked. I'll describe my issue in detail because honestly, I have no idea what to do anymore. I have had the same problem before but ...
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Internal Memory does not show up in the Computer(file Explorer)

I have Samsung GT-I19082 Galaxy Grand duos. When I connect it to my computer, it does not show the internal memory nor sdcard memory. When I switch to Camera memory option in the Phone, internal ...
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What is the Samsung account on Android Phones for and what does it sync?

What is the purpose of the samsung account on my android phone? Does it make sense to use it and what does it sync to the cloud? If I use a google account, isn't that basically enough? Do they ...
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How to enable Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Back Button Gesture

Summary I do not want to have to move my eyes away from the tablet screen in order to execute whatever the Back button executes on my tablet. This should be as about as quick as using a desktop ...
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How to completly disable “unfortunately, (Example App) has stopped working” Permanently

Hey Guys, How's it Going? So I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 SGH-I337, ATT locked, which means I cannot unlock the bootloader. I have gained root access and am trying to permanently delete every Samsung ...
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an error has occurred with the fingerprint sensor. Samsung a7

I have been using my phone for 8 months and up until today the fingerprint sensor at the power button suddenly stops working. I have tried numerous ways to make it work again, well not the factory ...
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proxy settings after latest update

I'm using an S8+ and recently we got a "security update". Before this update, I was able to go into my wifi settings > advance > set proxy to manual and add IP address plus port. Now every-time I do ...
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How to connect soft bricked tablet to pc without USB debugging enabled

I tried rooting my Galaxy tab a 9.7 using Odin and soft bricked it. I went into system recovery mode and clicked wipe data/factory reset thinking it would reset back to stock. My tablet is still ...
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Internal memory almost full

I've got Samsung Galaxy J5 with Marshmallow 6.0.1 and in this phone I've got internal memory of 8 gb and a memory card of 8gb. I've stored every little picture and audio in external memory and many ...
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How to fix a phone stuck at firmware update screen?

My phone was dead so I plugged it in to charge. I attempted to turn it on and saw: Firmware Update Do not unplug the USB connection until the process is complete. This was all it showed and ...
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Is It Safe To Root A Samsung Galaxy S5 (or other applicable Android devices) using Geohot's Towel Root Method?

A little while ago Geohot released a very simple way to root a Samsung Galaxy S5 (which can be applied to other Android devices as well). Is it safe or too good to be true ?
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Auto wallpaper changer

I need to auto download wallpaper from internet and set based on a frequency ( daily or hourly ) ? I'm using Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on Android Pie. Is this functionality available in android?
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“Unfortunately, Google Play Store has stopped” Error Keeps Popping Up

I have a Galaxy S4 and have only had it since October 20, 2015, and I was on my phone when it suddenly restarted itself without asking me. When it came back on the error message that is my title ...
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Why Do Cables Affect Charging Speeds?

I had P1 Turbo with 5000mah battery. It's SC-13 could 0-100 in under a hour even with wifi enabled. The charger is broken but I keep the cable. I use a third party 2.1A charger with dual ports. The ...
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How to turn off Game Tools on S10e?

Some Samsung phones come pre-bundled with something called Game Tools which is annoying because it overlays on top of the soft navigation buttons. My S10e has version 2.5.06.2 already installed but ...