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Questions tagged [samsung]

Generic tag for Samsung devices. Use it only if a device tag is needed for a Samsung device, and there's not better matching tag. See the full tag-wiki for more details.

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Galaxy A5 Notification Meanings [duplicate]

This question was marked as a duplicate question but it’s not. The notifications in question from the attached images are screenshots that my daughter deleted. Therefor I cannot just view the ...
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What is EFS and MSL in android?

I just bought a flashing box for Samsung mobiles and I am trying to use efs and msl imei repair options in Z3X pro box. I just want to know about them let's say how they works and how to write ...
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Unable to Decrypt SD Card after reboot my Samsung s7 Edge?

I moved my important files in Encrypted SD card from my Phone & removed SD card for reboot the phone. After complete the reboot i am unable to find my files in encrypted SD card. When i put my SD ...
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Is it ok to delete Tencent - Micromsg - Diskcache folder?

Is it ok to delete Tencent - Micromsg - Diskcache folder in samsung S3? Its related to wechat...
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Galaxy S5, sPlanner notifications

So I was getting sick of having every notification for events twice (once from google, once from sPlanner). I took away sPlanner's access to my calendars, and wiped all of sPlanner's data. Now it ...
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Notification Meanings [duplicate]

Hey there, I'm wondering what these notifications mean in the top left of these images (specifically the one phone with the checkmark and the one square thing with a check mark). It's a Samsung Galaxy ...
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Backup S8 on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I wanted to ask if it's possible to backup my S8-Samsung on Ubuntu and if it is, do you recommend any specific software that it's free to use? Thank you.
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Error mesages after uninstall samsung scloud and youtube

After uninstalling Samsung bloatware (*) (using root), I am receiving the errors "Unfortunately com.samsung.android.scloud has stopped" and "Unfortunately com.google.android.youtube has stopped" even ...
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Installing TWRP on a Samsung device, no fastboot (using ADB or other ways)

My device (Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300) is not detected by fastboot in Download Mode, but it is detected properly by adb. I want to install TWRP as my device recovery. Is there any way to install it using ...
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I get “Internet may not be available” on my new Samsung J5 Prime

I get "Internet may not be available" on my new Samsung J5 Prime around every 5 minutes. This did not happen with other Android devices on the same Wi-Fi router. What can be the problem? Model SM-...
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How do i transfer my game data from my old android to my new android phone

I want to transfer my pvz heroes data to my new android i didnt have an account when i start playing pvz so I don't know what to do at first i did have one then the little icon stopped showing up.
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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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Why does my application looks bigger/smaller on different phones if I'm using dp and sp as unit? [on hold]

My application looks bigger/smaller on different devices and I haven't been able to figure out why. After doing some research I found the Android Developer guidelines for supporting different screen ...
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How can I get emojis to render properly on a Samsung Galaxy S8+?

My wife has a Samsung Galaxy S8+ with Oreo. Often when I send her a text containing an emoji, or she sends me one, the other person receives it as a box like this: ☒ I have a Nokia 6.1. But my ...
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Retrieving an OLD whatsapp back up from google drive

phone was stolen and I would like to retrieve an old whatsapp backup from google drive. I do not want the most recent backups offered, as these were since my phone was stolen. I want an old one that ...
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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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Odin custom bootloader flash fail (but original stock bootloader flash successful)

This question is regarding my Samsung J5 running Android 5.1.1. I am able to flash the bootloader (BL) with original stock bootloader. Odin clearly shows the boot partition being flashed and then ...
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Samsung TAB-E reset to factory

I have forgotten my password and want to restore my tablet to factory. I think the biggest problem is that it is on and I cannot turn it off without the password. Please help!!! Thanks.
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How to root Samsung J5 2017 (Android 7.0) on Ubuntu Linux?

Phone Name: Samsung J5 2017 Model number: SM-J530F Build number: NRD90M.J530FXXU1AQI3 I am using Ubuntu 17.10. My question is, how could I root this phone using my PC? I have intermediate Linux ...
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All the applications on my phone are not responding/working

Hey Guys I recently dropped my phone and I was forced to send it for repairs after it died. Thankfully there wasn't any screen damage but according to the technician the charging IC chip was damaged ...
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Enabling USB Debugging on locked (FRP) android phone

I have a Samsung J5 Prime (SM-G570F/DS) that has been factory reset and now asking for Google account. I've read this can be bypassed if ADB is enable. So I would like to know a way to do so. As I ...
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the operating system on your device has been modified in an unauthorized way?

While trying to update my device I get: "the operating system on your device has been modified in an unauthorized way" I get this message. My device is also rooted. What should I do? Galaxy Tab A (...
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Linux on Dex - Can you install additional programs? R? Vim?

Linux on Dex is on an Arm processor, not Intel processor. Does this mean I can't install most normal programs? If you have Linux on Dex could you try and install these two programs, run them, and ...
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Files Samsung Galaxy [closed]

When looking in files some things won't show ..in text file or picture . Says Cant upload or encrypted . But if I never encrypt files where are they coming from?
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How to access an encrypted external SD card with all apps?

I have encrypted both the device and the external SD card of a previously unencrypted Samsung phone running Android 6.0.1. After encrypting the SD card, apparently some apps can not access the files ...
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Where's my status bar on the S8?

I've just upgraded to a Samsung S8, and the status bar at the top keeps disappearing! How do I get it to always be displayed when I'm on the home screen?
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Is there a way to get the newest android version on my s7? [duplicate]

I know the battery life will probably be worst than ever but I'm not worried about that cuz I can replace and I have a battery bank. I have looked it up before but I didn't really look into it.
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How do i unlock my samsung tab A

I wanted to download this app for my friend but it was in korean so it wasnt available for our country. Because I clicked the wrong time zone when i got my tablet for the first time, i ended up just ...
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Whats ASKS Security Software and Device Protection Manager?

My phone updated and when i check about device i got something i never know about that ASKS Security Software thing and a new appication named Device Protection Manager with no accessable interface ...
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How can you make calls with Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 with 4G/LTE?

I am looking for a way to make calls from an Android tablet, namely Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 which has 4G/LTE support and thus has a SIM card slot. Do you know any ways of making calling from the Android ...
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Apps background data consumption notification?

Details: Samsung Galaxy On Max Android: 7.0 Carrier Network: Airtel Country: India I am using my device normally and suddenly when i saw message icon, i dragged down notification panel and it ...
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How do I record calls on Viber, Skype, Whatsapp, Voxer, Google, Facebook, etc?

There seem to be apps for recording for local or international calls but none for Internet calls. Some apps on the Google Play Store claim to be able to record calls on Viber or Skype. I even found ...
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Does Andriod have an event viewer and how do I access it?

I have a new Samsung S7 for 3 months now - My phone crashes in a big way around once a month, I mean I can't even do the factory reset because I cannot get to the recovery screen, no buttons are ...
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Display lighting up when using Bluetooth Remote

When controlling my smartphone (Samsung Galaxy A3 2017) via a Bluetooth remote, eg. when listening to music in my car and pressing the volume or back/forward buttons, the screen lights up brightly for ...
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What do I do to decrypt my SD card as I forgot the encryption pin set on Samsung J8

I have recently bought a Samsung J8 android phone and encrypted my external sd card with a pin number and now forgot it too. I can't figure out the encryption pin I have set on my sd card and now I ...
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How to re lock bootloader on samsung galaxy s5?

I have Unlocked Rooted Samsung Galaxy S5 recently it has been giving me a lot of issues and I want to send it to Samsung for repair meant. I understand that once you root your device you loose the ...
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Retrieve private mode pictures from Samsung device after factory reset

I got a Galaxy S6 recently and none of my private mode pictures were transferred from my Galaxy S5 when Sprint transferred everything to my new phone. My normal pictures appeared when I entered my ...
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How to allow sending premium sms in samsung j7?

I accidently set never allow in sending premium messages. Now i can't activate some services directly. So I searched and found that samsung S phones have a setting called permium sms but there isn't ...
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Fingerprint sensor on Samsung Galaxy Wide 2

My phone, Galaxy Wide 2 (SM-J727S) is a device made for students in South Korea, and it blocks internet, wifi, mobile data, and stuff like that (maybe an irrelevant information, but anyway). This "...
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How to add apps to “Ultra power saving” mode (UPSM)

The Samsung "Ultra power saving" mode is very useful to increase battery time, and when you are on an emergency. However, functionalities are too much limited. At least I miss note taking app and ...
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Samsung Health - Weakness

I am very disappointed that Samsung Health doesn't allow any simple way of downloading all your health data so that it can be manipulated by other tools such as Excel. I am able to download and get ...
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Export sleep data from S-Health

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and a Galaxy watch to record sleep with the S-Health app. Is there a way to export the data? I notice I can easily export heart rate data, however the sleep section ...
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how to unlock screen of samsung s6

Desperate to sort this out, before i do a factory reset! Samsung Service Centre useless, said factory reset is the only option.... Had fingerprint set to lock samsung s6, don't remember ever setting ...
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Is there any way to watch Amazon Video on Samsung Gear VR?

Netflix and Hulu have both apps for the Samsung Gear VR headset, but Amazon Video doesn't have an app. So my question is, is there any way to watch Amazon Video on Samsung Gear VR? I tried going to ...
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Whatsapp images shows up in file browser since today

The media folder is hidden in the gallery since I created a .nomedia file. Since today the whatsapp filebrowser started browsing other chats as well and shows files from other chats to me. How can ...
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How to load URLs in a separate browser from within Samsung Messenger?

In Samsung Messenger, if an SMS message includes a URL, clicking on that URL seems to always load the website in Android System WebView. Is there a way to specify which external browser app to use to ...
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No Mobile Network In Samsung Grand Prime

Samsung Grand Prime Phone. There is no Mobile Network. I tried *#*#4636#*#* but it didn't bring up the Testing Menu. I am not able to search operator or change the network mode. The IMEI in *#06# and ...
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How do I Google bypass my Galaxy S8? [duplicate]

I've never ask a question here before so I'm sorry if it sounds silly but I was wondering how I can Google bypass my Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U) or if it's even possible. My son son decided it would be ...
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Two 4G sim enabled simultaneously (Jio & Airtel) - Samsung Galaxy On Max

I have Samsung Galaxy On Max and inserted two different carrier SIM cards that are Jio4g and Airtel. It has been written that this device is dual sim 4g. It was working fine till I was using Jio4g as ...
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Lineage OS 14.1 ROM can't connect to camera

I have recently flashed Lineage OS 14.1 (fortuna3g unofficial build, Android Nougat 7.1.2) onto my Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos (G530H/DS). Everything in working order, except the rear camera. Each ...