Questions tagged [samsung]

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Samsung music “unknown” album year

I've transfered a lot of music on an external SD card on a Samsung S8. I updated my library recently due to some missing album art, removed the music from the SD and transfered it again back to the ...
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VM to run programs virtually

I would like to install a virtual machine on my Samsung Tablet to run Linux programs from my raspi on it. Any advise if this can be done and how?
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Forgot password on Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 - how to reset?

I've lost my password on my almost new Samsung Galaxy S4. Now I can't unlock the tablet, and I can't shut it down since all these actions require the password. The only thing I can do is restarting it....
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I can't remove contacts from the ICE group

HELP! There is no menu. There are no settings. There is no option to remove. I can call, cancel a call or add a contact. Period. I have a Samsung Galaxy. This shouldn't be so complicated. HELP!
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Is it possible to install “iproute2” on Android?

I tried to use git clone in googlesource's page but it didn't do much. I want to use the ss command from the package but I don't know how to install it. My phone is ARM 32-bit.
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Samsung j737p frp lock solution when OEM is also locked

I have successfully flashed the eng boot.img via Samsung tool pro but after switching it on adb is still not active. I saw a post that claims I should load the official firmware to remove oem lock I ...
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samsung galaxy a3 (SM A300h) frozen

my samsung galaxy a3 (SM A300h) screen has got frozen i cannot retrieve my data as the screen pattern lock cannot be unlocked 1) i do not have a samsung account 2) tried connecting mouse, but OTG is ...
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android file transfer

When I plug my phone into my PC it prompts me to either allow access or deny. I allow access then my PC gives me an error saying that I do not have access. I have tried several cables, and different ...
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Completely compromised, but how?

I'm hoping a few geniuses out there can lend there wisdom, I'm at a complete loss. Or maybe I'm the simple type. I would like to assume I'm "hacked" but the situations I've been through lead me to ...
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Contact names not showing on dialer, but do show in Recents

Have a Samsung J3 2017 (SM327). About a week ago, noticed that incoming & outgoing calls going to/from someone in my Contacts only shows the number, not the Contact name, so I often have no idea ...
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How to wipe the cache partition of a Samsung Tablet?

I am trying to wipe the cache partition of a Samsung Tablet GT-P5100 which does not start the Android operating system any more. Only the Samsung logo is displayed before it starts over. Therefore, I ...
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Cant go in fastboot mode in SM-J400F [duplicate]

I am trying to root my Samsung SM-J400f but I just cant get into fastboot mode. As soon as I type following command :- adb reboot bootloader My device just reboots and doesn't enter into fastboot or ...
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Anyone wrote an XSLT to display Samsung .memo files?

Samsung .memo files are really .zip files containing media and an XML file. Does anyone have a handy XSLT file to convert this into a reasonably pretty format on desktop, including pictures? I don't ...
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How do get SMS messages off a damaged Android phone (Samsung J2 pro)

I dropped my Samsung J2 Pro and damaged it this morning. Only part of screen responds to touch commands now. So it's almost certainly time for a new phone, but I'd like to get photos and SMS messages ...
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Rooting Samsung J5 Pro (2017) [FAILED]

For the last while I've been trying to root my Samsung J5 using Odin. Firstly, I cannot find OEM unlock in dev settings after waiting a week. Secondly, when I try to flash a twrp, an error comes ...
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Stolen Android Tablet [duplicate]

If a tablet has been stolen, the sim card removed and been factory reset, is it possible, at all, to have it tracked?
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Tab 3 10.1 p5210

The colors and pixels are wrong it seems, the lines running parallel are not lined up properly. I have done a hard reset/reboot once and it worked for a very short period then went back. what if ...
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Trying to install 'Add-on: Samsung' app from Google play store but it doesn't install

I've been trying to download the Teamviewer addon app for Samsung on my S9+ (SM-G965F), but I keep on getting a 'Can't install Add-On: Samsung' error message (no code is given). The device is not ...
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Samsung s10e screen protector

I have scratched my screen, however, when I look at it real close, it looks like a screen protection was pre-affixed to it... but to confuse matters, unlike other screen protections I had in the past, ...
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samsung tablet charging procedure

I am considering tablets to use in a small plane to run Sky Demon, a navigational aid. The Samsung tab A 7" is suitable as far as I can determine. The plane has a 12 volt socket similar to a car. The ...
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frp phone unlocked by rooting

Hi I had a question I had frp unlocked my S9+ by rooting it, if I go and unroot it back to factory settings will it get frp locked again or will it stay unlocked?
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How do I unlock my Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

I just got a new Galaxy Tab S4 I did not set a password IN THE SET UP AS I did not want one The tablet timed out and now it wants a pass word which I don't have.I have tried all the reset options I ...
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What is the circle showing on android call screen?

What is showing on this circle in middle?
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Is there any way to return the AM/PM to my status bar?

This is specific to a carrier-locked (VZW) Samsung Galaxy Note 9 running v9.0 Pie. Samsung decided to take away the AM/PM indication in the status bar clock, likely to save space for the "hole punch". ...
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Where do I find emails sent from the Samsung Mail App using a POP3 Mail Account?

I have a Samsung Smartphone with a POP3 Mail Account on Samsung Standard Mail App. I need the Emails I've sent with this account in my new Exchange Account on another device? I think I may be able to ...
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How can I factory-restore a Samsung J5 (2015) SM-500FN?

What I have: I have a Samsung J5 (2015) SM-500FN which ran out of storage and basically hung itself up. There is no data I want to recover, but I want to install either a stock ROM or (preferably) ...
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Samsung Android Source Code — Captive Portal Handling

Does anybody know where I can look at finding the source code for the modified version of Android that Samsung devices seem to be running? The reason I ask is because i'm trying to figure out ...
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Export/save 200+ Samsung memos without selecting them one by one?

I would like to save 200+ memo from the default samsung application What I did: I already succedded to save memos one by one but it takes too long to do this for all of them, the process is the ...
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A small app with a surreal name appeared on my phone. What is it?

There's this on my phone. You know what it is it is? This is the first time I've seen it.
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Can I uninstall security updates for rooting?

I want to root my Samsung device, but previously, I have installed some updates. From what I know, successful rooting depends on security bugs in the firmware: The process of rooting varies widely ...
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Correct TWRP Build for Samsung J7 (SM-J727U)

I have a boot loop issue similar to this post, and would like to try to flash TWRP on to my device with Odin. The TWRP site has four variations of the J7. I'm pretty sure that based on this specs data ...
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Notification icon text background has changed

If you see the image for ex the wifi name's background has changed to white. I might have unknowingly changed something, but I don't know how to change it back. This problem is there for other ...
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Remove app on my home screen [closed]

I have a Samsung Galaxy Prime 7 or vice versa and I can't remove a app on my home screen when I push the app there's uninstall or remove and there's a trash can but I can't do it
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How can get sd card as internal storage [duplicate]

My can I use my sd card as internal storage and my phone is Samsung Galaxy j2
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...