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Enable Camera Shutter Sound Switch on roooted Samsung Exynos with Android 9+

This question has been asked a lot of times, but since new versions of Android rolling out the given answers are not accurate any more. The old solution as root was to rename the *.ogg sound files in ...
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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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Samsung S6 Active Will Not Boot, AP Rom Flash Succeeds (Bootloader Flash Fails - EDIT: BL Flash Works, Device Still Won't Boot)

(See Update Below) Hi all and thanks in advance for your help. I am having trouble with my S6 Active. It has been stuck in a boot loop for a week now. It was running stock beforehand. I flashed a ...
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Unlocking galaxy s10 to homescreen

I am trying to find a way to go to my default homescreen (the first page of homescreens) everytime i unlock my phone I am using a samsung galaxy s10 I tried macrodroid with screen unlocked -->...
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My phone keeps converting SMS to MMS even when messages are under 20 characters?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Note and having enough trouble with the texts. I never even start typing and it says "Converting to MMS" the moment I open messaging and pick a contact. I've already turned ...
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How to make stock Camera app silent when shot is taken without preventing phone call ringtone sounds?

This question is basically the same as this one but the canonical answer for that post is not compatible with my particular device for which a discussion and a solution can be found below. I would ...
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Strange Saving Behaviour of Samsung's “Write on PDF”

I did some work yesterday using Write on PDF on my Samsung S6 Lite tablet. Come this morning, and it didn't save. Bit of a nightmare. Anyway, I redid the work, but decided this afternoon to test out ...
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Meaning of Samsung bootloader codenames?

I realized that you cannot install firmware with older bootloader version than the one in the device. To do things more correctly and safely, I want more fully understand the bootloader codename ...
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samsung galaxy a3: block all notifications except email and sms

Device: Samsung Duos (SM_A300H) Android version 5.0.2 I want something very basic: that my samsung galaxy a3 works like a phone and makes sound only for call, sms and alarm. No more FB nor email nor ...
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Setup wizard on samsung phone: run or make it run

How can i make a samsung phone, go through setup wizard again so the end user may personalize the phone? I tried the factory reset but it wipes all data and applications installed, my interest is to ...
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Android 10 English keyboard always first when writing in numerous apps. Using two keyboard layouts

I have Samsung Galaxy S10(android 10) and I use two keyboard layouts, finnish and english. got this annoying problem with keyboard. I have set finnish by default. When I open chrome and start to write ...
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Backup data in Recovery mode on Android 3.2

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 plus(GT-P6200) is stuck in boot loop.I have tried to solve the boot loop problem but couldn't succeed.The only solution seems to me is to format my phone and I am unable ...
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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra - default file transfer mode issues

I just got a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, I tried moving some files using the usb-c cable. Thankfully, I have usb-c type port in my laptop. I attached it, and a lot of issues started. The default USB ...
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Trouble connecting phone over usb-c

I just got a new samsung phone. It came with usb-c to usb-c cable and no adapters. I tried connecting it to my laptop, which thankfully has an usb-c port. The phone connects at first, starts charging. ...
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Can't format SD-Card as internal storage - Meta / Expand Android

I have a Xiaomi A1 with Android on it and I use my Samsung MicroSD Card Evo+ 128 GB, as an internal storage. For no reason, it's stopped working and asking me to format it. The issue is, the device ...
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How to root Android 8.1 using Termux [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab and been over pondering rooting my tab for almost six months now. Yes, I have checked the xda forum and stuff, but since my main concern is to least invasively root my ...
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Enable Dark Screen on Samsung

I'd like to try out the dark screen mode on my Galaxy J7 max but the option has been greyed out and I was wondering why. Any clues? This option is found under Accessibility>Vision
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“Set Warranty Bit : Kernel” text after rooting Samsung Galaxy

I recently tried rooting my Samsung Galaxy Tab E 8.0 (SM-T377P) using Odin and TWRP. I have successfully installed TWRP and the latest version of Superuser. When I try and boot, it gets on a very slow ...
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How to disable DRParser Mode to use mobile data

I have an Samsung A310F with Android 7. I switched off "mobile data using" but every time when i turn on the phone or restart it, the "DRParser Mode"(System application) use my mobile data. How to ...
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Can I use Secure Folder without a Samsung Account?

On a Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 (A-320FL) I want to use the Secure Folder feature. Clicking on the Icon opens a prompt to sign in to a Samsung Account. I don't want sync anything (or create another ...
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Rooting my samsung j7 gone wrong

I was rooting my android phone by following youtube tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXyWgyW5-5M . At step 2:11 after selecting bootloader only blue screen and downloading is written i.e. the ...
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Can Always-On Display on my Galaxy A5 (2017) cause screen burn-in?

Ever since I bought my Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), I've been using its Always-On Display feature, which displays a clock or calendar with unread notification icons, or one of four preinstalled images on ...
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WhatApp Profile Pictures from Contacts

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8+. I have a few contacts who have not set a profile picture within WhatsApp. Previously, it would automatically substitute their lack of profile picture with whatever picture ...
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How to update with low battery

I have an android galaxy note 8 tablet. It is broken and it doesn't charge more than 3%. And because of this I cant do many things( like taking photos and...). But the most thing I want is to update ...
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How to install latest lineage OS on Samsung GT - S7582

How to Install Lineage OS on Samsung GT- S7582 (Galaxy S DuoS 2)
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Possible to turn ON phone with ADB ? (Galaxy S6)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 with a broken power button. (It only works occasionally) Do you know if there is a way to use ADB (or any other way) to turn the phone on? (When it for some reason has shut ...
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Apps like Viber, Messenger, WhatsApp, etc. whitelisted from Doze mode on Samsung without asking

I noticed that some applications are whitelisted from doze-mode on samsung devices without having ever asked the user. I tested this on a galaxy s8, galaxy A5 2016, 2017 all running android 7.0 or 7.1....
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Hide folder only from stock gallery without using Samsung's private mode

I know this might seem like a very common question, but when I have searched for a solution it seems almost no one has this same problem, all that is discussed is how to hide pictures that no one ...
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Mount Samsung S10 file system to Windows 10

Is it not possible to mount and browse the file system with Samsung Galaxy S10 if I connect it to Windows 10? With Galaxy S8 it was possible and I could easily traverse the file system of the phone to ...
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My tablet's screen has gone black

My tablet screen has gone black. I have shone a flashlight into the screen and I can just about make out the display and when I move the toggle up and down to adjust the brightness it does nothing it ...
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How I can use SD card as internal memory?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Prime+ - SM-G532F device running Android 6.0.1. The problem I am facing is that. My device has very low internal memory, whenever I try to install more then 3 normal ...
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Captive Portal detection causing phones to disconnect from Wi-Fi in intranet environment

Hello Android Enthusiasts! I am the manager of an Internet Cafe on a cruise ship, and we're being plagued by a persistent problem that I can't quite solve. We have a wireless network throughout the ...
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How to exit and disable safe mode?

I have a Note 2 running a custom Android 6 ROM and it's stuck in safe mode. It got stuck in safe mode once before, but I don't recall what I did to fix it. I did have a sticky power button then, so ...
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Is the Samsung Health App as a whole ending? Or is it just the Together Community tab/program?

We regret to inform you that the Together Community(BETA) service will no longer be available as of 1 July 2020. https://www.reddit.com/r/samsung/comments/hevmxm/...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 keeps rebooting

I got a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 now for more than 2 years. Since a week my phone reboots without an error. And when it reboots then it will keep rebooting, my phone can´t startup anymore. I need to ...
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How would one simulate a charging experience on a real android device?

I possess a Samsung Galaxy S8 with Samsung Global Goals installed. The app allows you to donate based on ads viewed during the time the device is charging. Would be possible to essentially 'fake' the ...
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How to unlock bootloader on samsung devices?

Before you try to install any custom ROM on your device, you need to unlock the phone’s bootloader, which is a code executed before any OS (operating system) launch. The notion of a bootloader is ...
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Not receiving SMS messages

I recently switched phone provider, and since then many of the messages sent to me never show up, as if it was never sent. But the sender shows it as sent (though I think it can't know it's been ...
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Lost Password - Samsung Galaxy Tab E

My password is lost and I've looked at the other cries for help on here but where I'm getting stuck is that it asks for a password when I press the shut down button. Which isn't possible to input ...
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Google Play services not working

I just rooted my S4 using KingoRoot. After rooting I am not able to access any of the Google services. When I try to open any of the Google services, it says Unfortunately, Google Play Services ...
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Change Chinese Samsung Note 5 Duo to English

I bought a brand new Samsung Note 5 Duo from Taiwan. Of course it is all in Chinese, but I was hoping to be able to change the language to English. The problem is that I wasn't able yet to get to the ...
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enabling usb debugging in recovery mode in rooted android

My phone is rooted. After i installed some app my phone crashed and would keep givivng errors. i want to access my phone data like pics from my pc but usb debugging is off and i can only switch on in ...
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Galaxy Tab E won't turn off

My grandson added a passcode to my Samsung Galaxy Tab E and can't remember it. I cannot shut it off to do a factory reset. Please help I am a dummy at this also. Thanks
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Is the Samsung Galaxy S9 encrypted by default or can it be encrypted?

Basically, I travel a lot with my phone and having it encrypted would be very useful in knowing that a crook wouldn't be able to gain access to my data should my phone be stolen. I heard from one ...
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High battery usage (no wifi no apps no wireless)?

I've noticed that I lose about 20% battery each hour while my phone is unattended and offline. I check the battery settings and find that no apps are running. The phone is rooted, and I'm wondering ...
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Samsung tablet keyboard gone

Its my mums tablet she recently downloaded the new update on her tablet and since it downloaded the keyboard has gone and all she can do is speak to the mic but its not working properly and its too ...
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Can't uninstall apps from homescreen Android 8.0 after settings sync

I recently bought a Galaxy S9+ This would allow me to uninstall apps from the homescreen. If I did a press and hold on the app an uninstall option would pop up on the menu. I just did a data sync ...
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Samsung A8 KG State prenormal

I have problem with KG State prenormal on my Samsung Galaxy A8. So, I installed TWRP, after I installed SaboorROM, and after connect to WiFi, the device set's the KG state to Prenormal and I was ...
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Samsung Tab GT: n8000 stuck on Odins Mode

My samsung Galaxy Note Tab 10.1 is badly infected with the Virus. I want to Factory reset the Tab. I have tried the following steps. 1) Pressed volume upp and power button, but the samsung logo came ...
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Smart phone - USB Tethering, hot spot, and wifi

I am using a smart phone with USB tethering via USB-C while also using the phones built in wifi and the built in hot spot function all at the same time. Dell WD19 docking station is utilizing the ...

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