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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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Lost File on Samsung Phone

So I have a 125gb SD card in my Samsung J7(2016), and since I have enormous amount of space to put such files (no flex), I tried copying lots of files in my SD card including movies, lots of songs, ...
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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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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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What is the meaning of an “eye” system icon on Samsung devices?

This is a Samsung device showing an "eye" system icon on the notification bar. What does it mean?
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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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Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless Digital Camera 20.3MP (Android 4.4) Poor Wifi / Mobile signal issues

Does anybody have this camera that can provide some help with troubleshooting a wifi / mobile issues? I have this camera, it was working well. The wifi and mobile reception have been good, after ...
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Apk file not installing in android says “You may not have proper app for viewing this content”

I'm trying to install apk file in Samsung but it says "You may not have proper app for viewing this content". I've checked "allow installation from unknown source" option in security, but no luck. ...
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Skype not notify of new messages until it is opened

My Skype is not showing new messages or Skype call until I open it. I have a Samsung J6+. It night be my fault due to changing many settings at once now causing Skype to behave this way. So it was ...
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How to root a Samsung Note 3 Neo bought in China?

I bought a brand new Samsung Note 3 Neo here in China, just to find out that all the major google apps are obviously not working. Could have thought of it before! I found some comments in this forum ...
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Split second blue screen flashes

I get flashes of the blue screen when opening or watching videos or when i open apps. It's only a split second but doesn't seem right and have never had this happen before. I think happens when I ...
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How to add stickers to Samsung Keyboard?

I have made a sticker pack for Telegram.. Is there a way to integrate those stickers into Samsung Keyboard ? If so, how ? (Stickers are private, so no publishing to Galaxy Store.I have no root on my ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy A5 (A500FU) - Installing Custom ROMs impossible

I took the CyanogenMod for my device (Galaxy A5 aka A500FU) from this thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/samsung-a-series/development/dev-help-to-create-cm12-rom-galaxy-a5-t3153129I took the zip ...
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Clear HTML5 storage in Samsung Internet?

I have a problem using Samsung Internet Mobile Browser on my NoteFE running non-rooted Android 8.0. Some websites (like mega.nz) use - what I suppose - HTML5 to store data/files offline somewhere. To ...
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Cannot clear app data

Specs Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo App based on this Google sample that works fine on other Galaxy S8 phones Question On trying to start from scratch on my app installed by APK file, I am ...
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Pausing Music on Samsung [closed]

My Samsung phone keeps pausing any kind of music I play for abt 15 secs and then either stops completely or continues playing. This happened after the last update I did a few weeks ago. It's totally ...
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Blocking hard and master reset or internet access permanently on Samsung Galaxy phone

I have a porn problem and I want to either disable the ability to do hard or master resets on the Samsung Galaxy phone (the only way to get by certain site blockers of which I have setup an ...
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Samsung galaxy s8+ unable to connect to 802.11n wireless network

As in the title. Stock One UI on Android (Pie), up to date and I have entered the correct network key. However, when I try to connect it fails, eventually displaying "Authentication error occurred". ...
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Sometimes AMOLED display turns green or purple (tinted)

I am using Samsung Galaxy A5 A500G since last month, but sometimes while using the phone, the display turns slightly green or purple (tinted) in shade. But as soon as I adjust the screen brightness, ...
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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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What is inside the “other” category in the storage settings and how can I delete these large files eating my storage space?

I know this question has been asked before, but I cannot find a clear answer. I just recently flashed lineage is 14 on my Samsung galaxy S4. I used TWRP to wipe the internal storage with eh wipe ...
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Kernel panic problem for android samsung

I dont know where to find help anymore. Ive been ask the technician at my place on how to fix but it seems she got no idea about it. My phone keep restart by its own & giving me this message ''...
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How to Remove persistent “Samsung Account” notification? It keeps showing up regardless of settings

I have been struggling to find out how to turn off (or otherwise hide) the notification that says: Samsung account Tap here to use your Samsung Account I've read elsewhere online about ways to ...
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Make home screen rotate on Samsung Galaxy 9

Most of the apps will rotate when I turn my device. So does the screen on my tablet. However, on the phone (Galaxy 9), that doesn't happen, making usage in horizontal mode a bit awkward. Is it ...
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Can I connect a Samsung Galaxy A9 by an ethernet cable (no wifi)?

Has any other member been able to do this? I believe that you go to Settings - Developer Options - USB/Internet/Ethernet. If this last option is not there then it will not connect. I must confirm this ...
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Samsung A7 wont turn on

My A7 wont turn ON. When you press the power button it will vibrate and displays Samsung A7 then off again, then display the same again and again. I tried pressing Power + Volume up + Home buttons at ...
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What sepolicy context will allow anything to run it?

I know using root you can chcon a file/directory. What is a context that will allow any other context to execute that file/directory? I am trying to execute something without root, but unless ...
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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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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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Unknown Bluetooth pairing requests

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 that is receiving unknown bluetooth pairing requests with a confirmation code every 60 seconds. I do not know what this device is, and I don't want to have to cancel ...
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Can't Disable Chinese apps on Samsung Note 3

A relative picked picked up a 'Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9006' on his trip to China. It was misbehaving so I did a reset. When it booted I noticed a few Chinese icons on the Home screen. Opening ...
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How dumb is it to try to remount /proc as w?

I'm trying to run a little python code that check some files in my phone's /proc/pid the thing is the program won't run properly because /proc is read only. Because I know proc has a special ...
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Deleted my files from NQ Vault how to restore ?

please help me I deleted my PHOTOS and VIDEOS from NQ Vault, how can I get deleted fails .Please help me. Thanks GM
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How do I change the default number for the emergency contacts?

I have my family listed as my emergency contacts but when I try to call them using the emergency feature, it does not call their default number. For example: if i try to call my mom from the emergency ...
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Google app not working on Galaxy S9

The Google app (just the basic Google app and associated widgets, etc; not Gmail, Google Play, Chrome, Photos, Docs, etc) is not working on my Samsung Galaxy S9; I have had the phone since last July ...
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No Users settings on my Samsung Galaxy tablet running on Android 4.4.2

On my Samsung Galaxy tablet running on Android 4.4.2, I don't see any way to manage multiple users on this device. From what I can find, there is suppose to be a Users settings menu item, but it's ...
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How to root Samsung Galaxy J1 mini/SM-J105H?

Googled it, but am only hitting some other versions of J105 image for rooting (Not H as I have.) Need to root the phone so to be able to remote control it. Samsung Galaxy J1 mini/SM-J105H, Android 5....
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Remotely control Android from PC or from another Android over *mobile* network?

OK so here goes this question again. I need to be able to remotely control my Android (reboot, change settings, control the apps, view screen) over the mobile network connection. Not USB, not WiFi, ...
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Galaxy s2 bluetooth stopped working suddenly

I have samsung galaxy s2. The bluetooth of the phone has stopped detecting any bluetooth devices around. It was working fine till last night. The phone got switched off during night due to low battery....
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HELP! FRP and OEM locks bricked my Samsung phone after root

I recently flashed my SM-J701F (Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt, Android 8.1) with TWRP and Magisk. Both OEM and RFP locks somehow turned themselves on when I tried to reboot, effectively bricking it by ...
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Google Play Music keeps putting non-music audio files into my music library

So now all of my audiobooks and ring tones are in there with my songs and there's no way to seperate them even though I keep my music, audiobook and ringtones in separately files on my SD card.
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How do I stop ads interrupting my music player

I have a Galaxy Note 9 where I usually have music playing in Amazon Music Player in the background while I play games. In the old version of the OS (Samsung's version Android 8.1) when I am playing a ...
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Netstat -l -p stop working when I'm root

I need to know why this process named "camera test" in Nestat plus (though I can't find this name in the lsof log) is listening some ports it is the first four processes after netstat -l-p in the ...
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Forgot Password

I can´t remember my Samsung Galaxy J7´s phone password and I have to reset it. But I don't want to lose all of my pictures and etc. How can I still have all of that stuff without downloading it or ...
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My Samsung Galaxy GT-S5830i wants to force stop everything

The phone starts up normally and then when I enter my password but then I am immediately greeted by: 'Sorry! The application (process com.android.) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again.' and a ...
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my whatsapp account does not properly working

My whatsapp display picture is not seen to my contacts.While I refresh my contacts they can see that. After 2 days the same problem repeats again.Again i refresh the contacts.Also when I put a photo ...
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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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How can i see and/or delete the clipboard contents

The only options I get are cut, copy, paste, and select all. I can easily find the clipboard on my Samsung phone using almost all of the suggestions here, but not on my nook tablet A. Can anyone help ...
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Missing “Easy Mode” from Samsung Galaxy Core Prime

I bought this phone for my grandparents. The salesman at the store told me that this phone would be great for old people who are new to smart phones. Any idea where to find this "Easy Mode" or "Simple ...