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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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Is the Samsung Galaxy S9 encrypted by default or can it be encrypted?

Basically, I travel a lot with my phone and having it encrypted would be very useful in knowing that a crook wouldn't be able to gain access to my data should my phone be stolen. I heard from one ...
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Bypass FRP lock, SM-T285

One of our employees has had signed in with her Google account on a tablet (SM-T285, organizational one, and I didn't know that). Now she isn't here and we don't have access to her. Because she had ...
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Can't sync data

I keep geting a message like this "Can't sync data; Not enough space on your phone". I added extended memory. How can I take from the main memory and put on extended memory? Can Someone please help ...
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Text messages shown along with call history on Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

I am using Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus and it is showing text messages along with call history. I don't want the text messages shown in call history. How it can be done? Even if I delete the message, ...
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Wifi wont turn on

I have a Samsung 10.1 and WiFi won't go on I try to turn on and it goes right back off have restarted,turned off timer etc nothing seems to work
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Cant install apps after factory reset although there is free space

I have a Samsung SM-T230NU 4.4.2. I have had this tablet for 3 years. I have factory reset it about 5 times. Every time it has less memory available to use. It says I have 3.52GB available space and ...
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Change photo display to list mode

I would like to see the list of photos in each gallery album in list mode - meaning I can see the filename of each photo. I've done it accidentally a few times but I can't figure out how to do it ...
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Moving app from “/data/app” to “/system/priv-app” leads to reboot (Magisk, Android 8.1) [duplicate]

I have a rooted device Samsung SM-T590 (Galaxy Tab A, 2018, 10.5, Android 8.1.0) I have Root Explorer app installed When I try to move some app from "/data/app" to "/system/priv-app" (using Root ...
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WhatApp Profile Pictures from Contacts

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8+. I have a few contacts who have not set a profile picture within WhatsApp. Previously, it would automatically substitute their lack of profile picture with whatever picture ...
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REMOVE LOCK SCREEN SAMSUNG Android 8.0

Hello my friends I open the system.img by HXD and remove the locksettings.db but with Android 8.0 the phone hang on the Samsung logo Is it a solution to bypass the lock please
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minecraft and pvz backups transfer to new tablet

My son has been using a Samsung Tab A for the last year. I set him up (and his sisters) with a child google account which I monitor with Family Link. Unfortunately the tablet port charger broke (...
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Galaxy Tab A 10.5 issue

My tablet will not restart or power off. I hold the power button and the power off and restart appears. Once I select, it ask for the password, which I enter correctly. Then it repeats the cycle. Any ...
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Replace custom ROM system app with stock variant

I am running Resurrection Remix Oreo (8.1) on my Samsung Galaxy S7 (herolte). This has been my preferred custom ROM for years now. However, I have an annoying problem: the SIM toolkit[*] application ...
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Problems after rooting with TWRP and SuperSU

I'm having some problems with my Samsung A3 2016 (A310F), on Android 7.0. I rooted the device using Odin3 v3.12.3 and flashed TWRP 3.0.2.1 SMA310, and then installed SuperSU v2.76 using the TWRP that ...
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How to recover data off a broken phone?

i have a samsung galaxy grand 2 which have a broken screen that isnt responsive at all, and im desperate to get some important files and images off of it, but the problem is usb debugging is off, its ...
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My Samsung S7 keeps getting popups saying that “Google Play Services has stopped” and restarting itself

My Samsung S7 keeps getting popups saying that Google Play Services or Knox Enrollment keeps stopping while I'm setting up my phone. It was constantly restarting beforehand, so I factory reset it, but ...
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Operating System

Can someone please tell me how to find what Operating System is on my Android Galaxy J7 cell phone? There is nothing in the little manual it came with, I need it to set up my incoming and outgoing AOL ...
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Calls and media using both earpiece and loudspeaker

I have a Galaxy S6 Edge (SM925F) running android 9.0 (Lineage OS 16) Pie. For some odd reason, both calls and media (such as YouTube videos) use both the earpiece and the loudspeaker at the same time. ...
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Note 8 dies when battery is drained completely

the samsung galaxy note 8 dies when battery is drained completely and it wont start or charge unless the battery is pulled and charged and pushed back again. Why this happens and is there any solution ...
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Will a factory reset wipe my SD card data? [duplicate]

My phone (J5 prime) was stolen, and I am just concerned whether or not a factory reset will wipe the data in the SD card. I have apps, videos and photos in that SD card, so I am just concerned about ...
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How to disable wallpaper blur effect on Samsung Galaxy S9 home screen?

I've set an animated wallpaper on my Galaxy S9 (one that was included with the device). It displays correctly on the lock screen, but somehow gets blurred on the home screen. Is it possible to disable ...
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Flip cover display

After a recent software update of my S9+ phone, its flip cover display doesn't work. Even when close the flip cover, its display not getting off or screen is not getting locked. Any idea what is a ...
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What happened to backspce on numeric keypad android kitkat?

When using the Galaxy S III phone there is a backspace button. I call for example to make an online payment I press the numeric keyboard button. There is no delete or backspace button so if I enter a ...
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What is the difference between adb backup and TWRP backup? [duplicate]

TWRP backup is more robust? As I understand I can restore from TWRP if system is not bootable - this is all differences? I have Lineage 14 (NightOwl, Android 7) rooted Samsung Galaxy Note N7000.
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Why doesn't my downloaded file appear in the Download folder?

I've downloaded a Powerpoint presentation of the Facebook mobile app and when I go to the downloads folder and search up the name of the file, it doesn't appear. It just says "No results found. I use ...
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to Flash TWRP on Device with just different device storage

Hello Its my first time i'm asking question regarding the Android for flashing TWRP and later the custom ROMs. I'm familiar with rooting, custom ROMs and all that but now I am confused that will the ...
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What firmware/model must a Samsung be to have Greek language?

What firmware/ model or an evidence that is easy to check,must a Samsung phone have, before open the box , in order to have Greek Language on it (for interface)? I want to buy a Samsung phone online ...
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Phone wasn't used in 6 months. Is there a way to unlock it?

Unlock pattern forgotten. Developer mode on off. It asks for pattern to shutdown. Laptop recognizes it but thats all. Drivers up to date. ADB doesnt recognize it as device.
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Unable to record audio through the headset

I bought a Lavalier mic that plugs right into the audio jack, and for some reason it won't record the audio. It's not the mic as I tried it on other phones and it works fine. On my phone, it says that ...
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How to block Criteo popups ads?

I have a samsung s6 with android 7.0 and recently I have get some popup ads showing up in full screen mode when entering an app on my phone. I tried to delete recently installed apps but the problem ...
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Samsung S9 region change

I bought my phone in Hong Kong but currently live in the UK, is there any way I can change the region of my phone so I can use apps such as Samsung Pay UK?
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Display a portrait-mode app on a horizontal rotatable screen

I need to display a portrait-mode app from my Samsung Galaxy S9 on a horizontal pc-screen. The pc-screen is able to rotate to portrait mode, but the problem is that the image rotates with it. The ...
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Display portrait-mode app on a horizontal rotatable screen

I need to display a portrait-mode app from my Samsung Galaxy S9 on a horizontal pc-screen. The pc-screen is able to rotate to portrait mode, but the problem is that the image rotates with it. The ...
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How to prevent an extra space from being entered before every SMS in Samsung Messenger?

In the stock Samsung Messenger, using the stock Samsung Keyboard, every time I create a text message (SMS), the SMS begins with a blank space. Is there any way to fix this besides using a different ...
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Extremely delayed notifications on Samsung J9

I have Messages application connected to my PC and I have my Calendar app open in both my Samsung J9 phone and my PC. In both cases I am receiving a delayed notifications on the phone: Calendar ...
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How can I recover a draft text?

I wrote a text but didn't send it. On the page where list of texts is found shows the first words of text. Then when I open text, that particular text is gone. Where can I find the entire text?
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USB DAC not working with Galaxy S9+ on Android 9

I just got a USB DAC/AMP for my S9+ and I can't get any audio to be sent over USB. Things I've tried: Updating from Android 8.0.0 to Android 9 Confirmed the cable is OTG Used Included OTG adaptor ...
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How can I increase my samsung galaxy s4 signal power

I'm having poor signal quality from service provider(the signal for recieving calls, messages etc.) When I check from "about device" section, it usually says around -110 dbm and 2 asu. I have no ...
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Will factory resetting my phone affect my new phone?

I want to reset my old phone which has all of my accounts connected to it including my samsung account and it's asking for the password, when i do the reset will it affect any of the accounts which ...
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Windows program to control android phone

I have a Samsung A7 2017 SM-720F. Recently an update notification showed up and I just installed the new update but after that my screen keeps freezing. I have to lock and unlock the screen to use it ...
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Unable to wipe cache and install ROMs on Samsung SM-A720F (A7 2017)

I got a notification for a newer version of Android available for my mobile. So I just downloaded and installed it. Everything was fine until I saw my screen was freezing. Home and back buttons worked ...
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Unlock samsung galaxy tab t285

Hello folks I have got Samsung galaxy tab t285 but unfortunately locked on custom application which got privileges for auto load and open on startup as well I can't close that application nor WiFi. ...
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Can't uninstall an app

I downloaded a locator app not thru google play and after turning off all permissions, it still in my applications.
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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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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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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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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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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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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.