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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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Samsung S9 Plus showing text message cell number in the call log for actual calls

I am using Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus. When I send a text message the S9 Plus is putting the cell number I am texting in the actual call log for Phone calls. It never used to do that before all this mess ...
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Removing keyboard limit on Samsung?

Samsung only allows me to have 4 different language keyboards to choose from at the same time. Is there anyway to remove this limit?
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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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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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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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Cant unlock tablet, please help

I broke my tablet screen and now i cant get into it because part of the screen wont work it rotated so now the pin part is on the side that doesn't work what can i do to get onto it.
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I want to prevent safe mode from being accessed on my Samsung A5

I only have the one device and would be willing to consider paying for a service.
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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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Can airplane mode be maintained during a system update?

When traveling internationally, it's often a good idea to put the phone in Airplane Mode before departure, activate wi-fi as needed, and leave the phone in Airplane Mode until returning to one's home ...
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Majority of apps deleted themselves (including Google Play services) on a Samsung device

My Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has developed an interesting fault. It happened one evening, after the phone shut down due to low power. Its symptoms: It has deleted (or appears to have deleted) most of ...
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Can't turn on developer mode on Galaxy Tab S5e

Trying to turn developer mode on on this tablet of a client. I'm not familiar with it, I went here: Settings -> About tablet -> Software Information -> Build Number Tapping the build number does ...
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Camera crashed while saving video, can the video be retrieved?

I was recording a 2 minute long video on my Samsung S5 and as I stopped recording, the camera app crashed. I was using the default camera app and I have a micro SD card. The phone is not rooted. The ...
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Can you store history for 12 months in Samsung Internet Browser?

Just wish to know if you can store the history for 12 months on Android in the Samsung Internet Browser? Thanks
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Can I charge Galaxy Tab S2 while using MHL adapter?

I'm looking at an MHL adapter provided by Samsung. I have a Galaxy Tab S2 and wonder if this adapter would allow the device to charge up at the same time as mirroring the screen to my TV. I already ...
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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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How to fix “Unfortunately, the process xxx has stopped”?

I was having some trouble with my rooted Samsung GS3, so I "tried" to perform a reset by flashing a stock ROM in ODIN. Once I booted it back up, the first thing I saw was "Unfortunantly, the process ...
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Phone keeps restarting while system updating

My samsung galaxy core 2 got a system update so I installed it. Eventually it kept going to 90% until it said error and then restarted the whole process. It kept doing the same thing get to 90% say ...
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Samsung tablet locked with power on

my daughter has forgotten the password for her tablet. Not an issue if the device was off but it is on. Any suggestions?
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Fingerprint Scanner Problem with Samsung C5

I have bought Samsung C5 recently. The mobile phone is very nice and slim to work with. But yesterday I was trying to configure my finger print on it for biometric security. I tried repeatedly on it ...
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Samsung Android Source Code? - Captive Portal Handling

I've written an open source Captive Portal library for IoT devices, but am having issues only with Samsung's version of Android: https://github.com/tripflex/captive-portal Does anybody know where I ...
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My Samsung Galaxy S3 Is Hard Bricked

SPH-L710 Virgin Mobile Flashed from MOAR to Stock SGS3 ROM I flashed a ROM and I wanted to get back into recovery mode to flash a zip file using ROM TOOL BOX and when I did that it never turned on ...
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Multi user on Samsung Tab a 2019 10.1

I don't have a dad user option on my Samsung Tab a A 10.1 2019. Meaning, when I go the to account setting page I can add accounts, but not users. The documentation on the Samsung website is ...
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Message Pop up, how to disable it

I am new to Android with a Samsung A70 ( I really like it) but struggling with one element. Can I stop pop up of WhatsApp and Messages coming on to the phone but still get a notification of the ...
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Slow internet connectivity on samsung galaxy j7 prime

It has been a month since I am facing slow internet connectivity issues on my samsung galaxy J7prime even on jio4g data plan. I contacted Jio helpline twice and they said they 'll try to rectify if ...
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Galaxy S8+ occasionally gives off a brief 5 tone signal. Why?

After two years of use my Samsung Galaxy S8+ split open. Samsung original repair shop told me the battery had swollen and changed it one week ago. The phone works, but it now gives of a signal (~5 ...
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Samsung S2 Network Stalls

My S2 tab connection stalls. Sometimes when browsing the progress bar gets about 10% and then tops, then I get DNS probe failed error. If I boot to recovery and wipe the cache it then works OK for a ...
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Samsung duos remove and re-insert battery makes battery life sudden drop

I have a samsung duos i9082 without root. the battery life drop 10% - 50% when remove and reinsert the battery. So my question is. is this a battery problem or devices or software? Does replace a ...
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Can't install TWRP on Galaxy A3 (2017)

I want to root my phone, but first I was trying to install TWRP. The phone is Galaxy A3 SM-A320FL (2017). (Edit: System is Android 7.0) What I did: Turned on OEM-unlock and USB-debugging on the ...
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How to remove watch faces on Galaxy Gear smart watch

I'm able to remove a few of the watch faces installed on my watch, but most of them I can not. If I go to Settings (on the watch) then Watch Faces and then Watch Faces again, it list all my watch ...
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Samsung J7 Light Sensor

I got Samsung J7 but it doesn't has auto brightness feature, but in GSM Arena review said it has ambient light.... but it doesn't have auto-brightness and notification light? can anyone tell me what ...
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My otg adapter has stopped working on Samsung S2 tablet

my otg adapter has stopped working on my Samsung S2 tablet, I have since tried 2 new cables and they don't work either, does anybody have any suggestions as to what might be the problem and how can I ...
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Tried to root android tab 4 10.1 with Supersu and odin, now i think it's soft bricked

so my android tab 4 10.1 with 5.0.2 android lollipop only wifi is so wrong atm. What did i do? Try rooting with odin-supersu. Failed over 10 times it didn't work. I wanted to start it all over with a ...
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Galaxy S8: Set default app for left swipe?

Is it possible to set a default app to open on left swipe on Home screen? Currently Bixby app opens on left swipe, I would like to change it to some other app.
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Knox official warranty statement from Samsung

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (N9005), and it has a problem with GPS. It's definitely a hardware problem, as I changed the software and did everything, software-wise, to fix it, but no use. I would ...
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Is there a way to enter recovery mode without using home and volume keys?

I have a Samsung device and i need to use the Android recovery mode for some reason.As for Samsung, i have to use the volume-down and home key to enter recovery mode But the problem is, my home key ...
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Unable to flash twrp using odin

When I reboot my device to recovery it is showing no command. I am using j7 2016 android version 8.1.0(none rooted)
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Samsung tablet unlock system question?

I have a Samsung tablet but I’ve forgotten the password how do I unlock it?
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Stock Calendar Entries Gone!

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android version 4.3. I have always used the stock Calendar app that appears on the home screen of my phone. Recently I installed the Google Calendar app to see which ...
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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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Receiver is not working during calls. Can't hear voice without turning on speaker. Samsung A50 (Android9 Pie)

Called number getting the voice properly. Voice recording is also OK i.e. Mic is working fine. Before that receiver was working fine (didn't get it repaired or checked) but Mic was having issues (...
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Samsung Duos Mac address keeps changing

I have a Samsung Duos GT-I9082 (Android 4.2.2). Every time the screen turns off or is locked, the WiFi gets turned off. Then on the MAC address changes so I cannot connect to the WiFi due to MAC ...
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Galaxy S2 - Unable to perform a hard reset

My S2 froze, I took out the battery and restarted it but it kept freezing on the pin screen. I have tried both soft and hard resets but still cannot get the phone to work. When performing the hard ...
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I think I broke my phone while trying to root it

I tried rooting my phone a few minutes ago and it ended up erasing my data but now it keeps trying to reboot but it never makes it past the "Samsung galaxy j5 prime" screen. help? is there anything I ...
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Resolving Credential storage issue

On Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SMP600 when I try to to add a VPN I'm prompted for credential storage password. I have tried all the other solutions on SO and none of them worked. I have PIN code on the ...
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Change ROM Samsumg S7 Edge

I have a Samsung s7 Edge cell phone, I bought it in the US with the Verizon company, I returned to Mexico and I am working with the Telcel company, the model is GS G935V, my question is: I Can install ...
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Unknown system app called “My Airtel” in new mobile Samsung M30

I have bought Samsung M30 from Amazon India. There is a default application called "My Airtel" always running in the background. Since I don't use Airtel SIM, I am trying to disable this. Their is no ...
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Power empty android (Samsung) - cannot charge

Samsung SM-T580 power became empty and stopped. Connection with charger result in flickering (black) screen with the charge icon showing. I used several cables and adapter. After many hours the tablet ...
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Is it possible to clone a Phone then flash image on other phones?

Background I deal with a lot of Galaxy S5s and spend a considerable amount of time duplicating the settings and installing the same applications on each. Because of the repetitive nature, I'm sure ...
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Pictures and videos disappear from my gallery after connecting via USB

All my picture and videos (whatsapp and DCIM) are gone from my gallery after connecting my phone (Samsung Note Edge) to my computer via USB cable and till now I cannot retrieve them. All my pictures ...