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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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How can I turn off any kind of fanciness/animations on Samsung A7, with Android 8.0.0?

I am a more or less a nostalgic type of user and what I really would like is to turn of any kind fanciness as much as possible on an/any kind of mobile phone what I have so far. But the problem is: ...
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S7 Edge possible hardware issue

I have this Samsung S7 Edge. Phone worked fine. Then I placed it in box. After 4 months I decided to use it again. Of course battery was empty. I charged it a bit, and it would not go past the Samsung ...
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Error in Galaxy tab a: 'Unable to restart your device. Verification failed' after supersu

I own a Galaxy tab a 10.1 with s pen (2016). I flashed via odin, twrp 3.1.1.0 and the system booted fine. Then I flashed the last version of SuperSU and since then the system doesn't turn on and I get ...
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How to enable/disable apps using ADB (Android 8.x)?

I cannot get apps enabled or disabled using ADB. Android: 8.0.0 Device: Samsung Galaxy A520 (SM-A520F) I don't have root access to my device. To get the list of the disabled packages I use: $ adb ...
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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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Pervasive Kingroot app avoids uninstall

I managed to root my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet with Kingroot, but I'd like to remove it and switch to using SuperSU (because of KingRoot's aggressive practices and somewhat shady ...
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How to make navigation bar stay on side in landscape?

I've recently gotten a Samsung Galaxy Tab S4. When I'm holding it in portrait mode the nav bar is at the bottom and that's fine, but when I rotate it to landscape the nav bar moves to the long edge. ...
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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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Possible to remap `Esc` key to `Caps Lock` on a bluetooth keyboard

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with any old bluetooth keyboard. How do I remap the Esc key to Caps Lock? And remap the Caps Lock key to Esc. Swap them basically. I need this to make it easier to use Vim on ...
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Where to find TWRP for Galaxy J4

I need to install TWRP for Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F), but I cannot seem to find any builds on twrp.me. Does anyone know how I can find one? Does any other build for other devices like J5 work for J4 so ...
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S7 Edge stuck on loading screen with Samsung logo

I have used my S7 since 2017. Then I got another phone. After three months of being in a box, I tried to power up the S7 Edge. I got surprised as it now is stuck on Samsung logo screen. Phone was ...
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Pattern unlock not working after OS upgrade to android 6.0.1 Sansung J7

I upgraded my Samsung Galaxy J7 device from system update menu. It was working fine after the upgrade but it is not accepting my pattern after the restart. I don't remember the PIN also. I have ...
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Accidently renamed system/xbin to system/xbi

So i accidently renamed xbin in /system to xbi. I can't get root anymore because su is stored there and it won't work in xbi. I get a 'Connection to ui timed out' every time i try do './su'. If it ...
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Disable “hide badge on notification dismiss” on Samsung

There was a recent update on my Galaxy S7 Edge which added the feature that if I swipe a notification (dismiss) or whatever, it automatically removes the badge from the app icon. I liked the feature ...
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Whole bunch of app crash (Messaging, Wifi Portal Detector, Memo etc…) because of two disabled applications

I recently run into trouble with my android system. Long story short, I just forced stop a Google app and the AlwaysOnDisplay app on my device and deactivate it. It was just done through the ...
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Samsung Note 9: Blocked outgoing call

Somehow I blocked one number on outgoing calls and I cant seem to unblock it. that number can phone me, we can text, and we can make Whatsapp calls both ways. I had my service provider have a look on ...
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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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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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How to automatically copy contents from the connected phone

I'm looking for an approach (for Windows) to copy certain phone contents (say Downloads/ dir) automatically to a certain PC directory, after setting the USB mode to "File transfer". Theoretically it ...
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samsung j7 clock in unlocked screen

The lock screen has a large clock in the lock screen, which disappears when unlocked and leaves only a tiny display top r/h corner. How do I retain a larger clock in the unlocked screen?
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Unresponsive Samsung Galaxy S6 phone, even to soft reset (volume down + power)

I'm having some trouble with my Samsung Galaxy S6 not responding. I can't remember which Android version it has; it's whatever it came with in 2015, so it's Marshmallow or earlier. The phone is not ...
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Why does Samsung's Always On Display not work on some not so old Galaxy devices?

Samsung's Always On Display (AOD) has minimum and targeted API 24 i.e. Android Nougat 7.0. It runs on all the latest Galaxy smartphones including, but not limited, to A5 (2017), A7 (2017) and even the ...
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Only image files are showing up in my folder when I view my phone's files on the computer

I need to transfer some sound recordings from my Samsung Android phone to my computer, however when I view the phone's files on my computer, only image files (.jpg, .png, .bmp, etc.) are visible. No ....
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WIFI that require sign in

When getting connected to wifi that requires sign in I get page not found. I never see the page that I need to get to confirm. Some times it works if I disable the browser, and re enable it. Does ...
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How to edit this name in Samsung Android Phones

How to edit this name in Samsung Android Phones
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first time trying to install custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Win (SHV-E500L)

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Win (SHV-E500L) Korean version (Android 4.4) which I want to experiment on I searched for custom ROMs for this model online but I haven't been able to find any I am ...
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Internal storage /emulated directory

I am trying to clear some internal storage i have in the emulated directory two identical folders one /0 and one /legacy both have exact same files can i delete one?
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What do the numbers and letters in the Samsung Firmware mean?

There are three sets of numbers and letters in the Samsung firmware zip names I'm seeing, G930FXXU2EREM_G930FOJV2ERE8_TUR.zip What do the different sets mean, G930FXXU2EREM G930FOJV2ERE8 TUR
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My tablet is stuck on rebooting

I got a samsung t-mobile tablet (SM-T807T) and I forgot the password I got it to reboot but now it's stuck on "downloading" "do not turn off target!" SO What Do I Do now?
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Android Restarts automatically after adb command recieved

My device (Samsung J7 Prime, running the stock ROM) recently updated from Android version 7.0 to 8.0. When I connect it to Android Studio and run the app, it successfully installs the app – but when ...
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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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Can the vibration intensity be changed for the Samsung Galaxy J3?

I am trying to maximize the vibration intensity on my Samsung Galaxy J3. I can change the vibration pattern, but I cannot find the setting to change the vibration intensity. Is there an inherent ...
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Voicemail Recordings saving to Samsung Music Playlist

I have a Samsung Galaxy s7 with Verizon. I use the Samsung Music app to stream my music. Lately, I've noticed that all of my voicemails are somehow saving to my music track play list. I can't listen ...
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Galaxy J4 on rebooting and enabling hotspot has cipher suite set to TKIP

Galaxy J4 on rebooting and enabling hotspot has cipher suite set to TKIP. My hardware device is not able to connect to the hotspot since it doesn't support TKIP. If we manually open the hotspot ...
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TWRP Not Flashing Correctly on Note 3 (SM-N9005)

I'm trying to install the TWRP Recovery on my Note 3 SM-N9005 (which currently has stock ROM running Android 5.0) using Odin v3.13. I have downloaded the TWRP 3.2.3 (hlte) .tar from the official TWRP ...
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How can I get ViewRanger to keep recording my track on my tablet even when the cover is closed?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 running Android 7.0 and have ViewRanger 9.0.6 (3rd September 2018 update) installed. The tablet is in a (3rd party) cover. ViewRanger has no problem showing me where I ...
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How to stop getting sound of another phone call

have a Samsung G7 and am getting much problem with the call waiting... I want to know if it is possible when am on already on a phone call and another person phones and the person with whom am taking ...
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Google account bypassing on Samsung device (FRP) [duplicate]

Why does a Google lock phone (after factory reset) allow you to go through the motions of seeing up the phone, once you go on WiFi then accept terms, ect, then it will ask you to enter last Gmail ...
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Access files or ADB on locked Galaxy S7 with broken screen

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F that is fully functional with the exception of the screen and probably the capacitive buttons too. All I really need to do is to access my files. As a minimum, I ...
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samsung S III lite not receiving sms

my phone is samsung pocket GT-S6790. The phone is not receiving incoming texts. i have even tried to reset the device and after that it received only four text messages and then stopped receiving more ...
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New SD card and won't let me transfer apps

Bought a new SD card to use on my Samsung Galaxy Emerge and formatted it. I was able to transfer videos and music and I have 28GB free storage left but when I try to transfer apps it comes up as not ...
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my tablet requires a pass code in order to turn it off but I dont have my my code

My tablet requires my password to be turned off but I forgot my password and I already tried google's suggestion. Is there another method for retoring my device?
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How to exit factory mode?

I have a SAMSUNG Galaxy Young GT-S6312. It entered into Factory Mode one day on it's own. I wanted to exit factory mode so I rooted my device using Kingoroot. I did the following after rooting :- ...
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Is it possible to activate the iris recognition infrared LED and take an IR photo?

Is it possible to turn on the iris recognition infrared LED and take photos using the front camera, that works on the Galaxy S9+? In the YouTube video: "Poco F1 Infrared Camera Hack - How to take ...
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Does Zero Camera Mod work on AOSP roms like LineageOS and Resurrection OS?

There is a mod/app/firmware (I'm really confused because no one talks about this stuff in concrete terms), called Zero Camera Mod. Zero Camera Mod (flashable zip) Playstore download (requires root) ...
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Touchwiz and Samsung Cameras and photo quality

This post by cgirerd, on XDA says, All the custom ROMs out there that are not Touchwiz-based don't use the stock camera (and the stock camera can't be installed on them). So, by using ROMs such as ...
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How to free storage besides clearing up cache memory

I have a Samsung galaxy smart phone. Whenever I download apps such as,Ubber and Facebook it tells me that my storage is full. I have cleared up cache memory but still there is no difference. What can ...
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I can't bypass FRP lock on my Galaxy J5 2016

I was just following a recommendation of MalwareBytes to encrypt my phone. So I plugged in the power cable as it said and confirmed my decision. The phone turned off but then there's only a black ...
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Is it possible to add 5GHz wifi capability to a Samsung A3 2016 through a dongle?

Question in title. I have a drone I need to test which requires a 5GHz connection. If it's possible to add 5GHz wifi capability through a dongle then I want to give it a go.
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Does Resurrection Remix OS support Always On with AMOLED?

I just installed Resurrection Remix OS on my Samsung S7. The default Samsung ROM supported Always-On display which used the low-power AMOLED. Does Resurrection Remix OS support this or AOSP? I've ...