Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

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.

0
votes
0answers
112 views

How do I reliably access my music library in Google Play music from my car's bluetooth system

i have a Samsung Galaxy S6 and 2015 Mazda. In general, access my music via bluetooth in my car works much better when I disable Google PLay Music and only use the native music app. However, I would ...
4
votes
1answer
798 views

Error: Google Play Services keep stopping

This errorr message keeps flashing. I tried the solutions offered but on Settings the google play services app does not open the disable or force stop buttons. I tried uninstalling updates but I get ...
0
votes
0answers
711 views

How to boot from download mode into recovery mode

Two days ago when I was going to use my Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100 tablet I noticed it was off, but minutes before it was on and working, so I tried pressing the power button and nothing happened, ...
0
votes
0answers
356 views

Play Store on Oreo cant download apps when VPN turned on

We have an issue where Android Oreo (v8.0) cannot download apps from the Play store when a VPN is turned on. This also happens to affect the Airwatch MDM agent in the same way as well. Devices - ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Setup wizard not working?

I am selling my samsung galaxy s6 edge, so I reset the phone to factory settings before I sell it. However, the screen is now unresponsive on the setup wizard, it will not let tap the start button or ...
1
vote
0answers
155 views

Unread messages not bold in Gmail on Chrome (Nougat)

Gmail on Chrome on Lollipop (unread in bold messages are fine): Gmail on Chrome on Nougat (unread in bold messages looks thin): As you can see in the second image, the unread message is thinner than ...
0
votes
0answers
104 views

I can't remember my passcode!

This seems like a generic question, but I can't find answers anywhere! I have my older Galaxy S7 which I'm trying to retrieve photos and texts from. Unfortunately, when it rebooted, it asked for a ...
2
votes
0answers
118 views

Galaxy S7 Android 8 Oreo; keyboard shortcuts/settings/dictionary backup possible…?

Is it possible to backup Samsung keyboard shortcuts, settings and any additions you make to the dictionary on the Samsung Galaxy S7 running Android 8 Oreo? TIA, Ivan.
0
votes
0answers
137 views

disable bluetooth popup

Coming from an iphone, I now have the samsung a6. Used to the way the iphone works when it comes to enabling bluetooth, my experience so far is somewhat less positive. Each time I enable bluetooth, ...
1
vote
0answers
111 views

Phone won't connect to internet in the background! Why?

My phone (Galaxy Note 4) running Android 6.0.1 can't do anything internet related unless the process is running in the foreground. I've been dealing with it for so long, but now I'm stuck in the ...
0
votes
0answers
592 views

Terminal stuck on “<waiting for any device>” after /fastboot oem unlock command

I have been trying to unlock my phone's (Samsung Galaxy J5) bootloader with almost no success. I used adb for the process but it always gets stuck at waiting for device, after fastboot command ./...
0
votes
0answers
159 views

How does carriers blocks Internet connections on phone…

I just changed my ISP, and whatever the tethering method (usb or Wi‑Fi or bluethooth) I’m using, I’m redirected to a captive portal of my carrier on my PC web browser’s stating that I’m not allowed to ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Samsung phone charges poorly, periodically

My Samsung S8+ has started having periods when it does not keep up 100% charging when connected and in simple editing usage. If I leave it idle it charges slowly and the "charger beep" occasionally ...
0
votes
2answers
5k views

I get “Internet may not be available” on my new Samsung J5 Prime

I get "Internet may not be available" on my new Samsung J5 Prime around every 5 minutes. This did not happen with other Android devices on the same Wi-Fi router. What can be the problem? Model SM-...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Unable to connect to Raspberry Pi3 by hostname from Android VNC Viewer [duplicate]

I installed VNC Viewer on my Ubuntu from here. Then, I could connect to my Raspberry PI by both hostname and IP address. However, I can't do the same from my Samsung Note 8 I can't connect by hostname ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

samsung j7 showing process is not responding?

after using link2sd app to move app to sdcard while moving the app, my mobile got restarted and then it shows process is not responding error, and i can't access images, my mobile not showing any ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Samsung tablet GT P5113

My tablet.Is showing strong WIFI connection yet I have no Internet connection- Contacted my Internet provider who rebooted the modem still no success anyone else have these problems I don’t know how ...
0
votes
0answers
659 views

How to temporarily change ᴍᴀᴄ address without root?

There are many claims that’s it’s possible to change Wi‑Fi ᴍᴀᴄ address temporarily, but each time there’s a permission error when running one of the command. How to temporarily change ᴍᴀᴄ address ...
0
votes
1answer
916 views

What triggers Always On Display's display of seconds?

I'm using a Samsung A320F/DS with AOD in "show always" mode. Android is 8.0.0, AOD has only a single page (without the player). Clock style is set up as 22:59 TUE 3 JULY 84%🔋 But one day, when ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Samsung Smart Switch - Do I need the same version of an app on both phones?

I mean to transfer only selected apps from my J7 2015 (Phone #1, P1) to my new J7 Prime (Phone #2, P2) using Samsung Smart Switch (SSS). Some of these apps are already installed in P2. Since ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Samsung S7 Downloaded Photos are Corrupt on PC but view OK from Android Gallery. Issue started after Android internal storage got all full

So I usually take videos and photos and then get a message from Camera app that I can't use the app anymore since phone memory/ram is full. I usually connect to PC and download and delete from phone ...
0
votes
0answers
87 views

Wifi won't turn on after flashing stock rom?

I installed an Custom ROM Lineage OS 14.1. After that I had flashed stock ROM on Samsung Galaxy A3(SM-A300H) using FlashFire. After that I did a factory reset and after booting up I tried to turn on ...
0
votes
0answers
659 views

How do u get rid of the corner shortcut list?

Everytime i swipe to close to the edge of the screen a shortcut appears in the corner. Don't know whats causing it. How do i stop it?
0
votes
0answers
332 views

how to understand DUMPSTATE logs

Completely newb here, I have the dumpstate logs but not sure what to look for. Problem: When running in KIOSK mode for our devices, they completely crash. If in non-kiosk mode, then it's fine and ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

Searches and locations I didn't do and never went to

How is my phone in Google search showing I searched places that I never searched and shows I went to locations where I have never been? There are local places but not me. I changed my password several ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

flashing a rom on a different samsung note model

i have recently bought a Samsung note 4 sm-g910H (at least that what it says in the settings) but upon opening it up i noticed that the USB module had sm-n910F typed on its ribbon connector ,and ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Where to get stock samsung galaxy images? [duplicate]

in particular I am looking at Samsung Galaxy S3 factory image. Samsung download site was useless.
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Curious about battery iinstalation

Is it true that a new battery has to be installed when a cracked screen is replaced. The reason I'm asking is that it was done without letting me know. When I asked why my battery dropped from 98% to ...
0
votes
1answer
411 views

Android device doesn't support Google Play Services

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Trend 3 SM-G3502U, having android of version 4.2.2 Since this is a Chinese device, so it was normal to be shipped without GApps. So, I tried to to install the latest version ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Galaxy S8-S9 with older qi charger from Note 4 - is that ok?

I have a couple of wireless charger pads from Galaxy Note 4 They look like this https://www.amazon.co.uk/Samsung-EP-PN915IWEGWW-Charger-Galaxy-Note-white/dp/B00NFWVD9W Mine are EP-PN915IWR, looks like ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

Samsung phones and the top bar of recent apps

On nougat, the recent tabs looked like this: On Oreo, they are all the same color: I want to find a way to revert to the nougat version. I plan to install magisk, but rootless solutions are ...
0
votes
1answer
177 views

I can not change my wallpaper

I can't change my wallpaper. I can change themes but when I try to change wallpaper from system setting or Samsung themes, I press the "set wallpaper" button but nothing happens and when I try to do ...
1
vote
0answers
92 views

Does the Samsung Galaxy S7 Universal Unlocked Model (SM-G930UZKAXAA) Have FM Radio?

Does anyone know if the SM-G930UZKAXAA model of the Galaxy S7 has FM radio or not? I've read one review saying that it doesn't, but the review was quite old and the S7 was supposed to have its FM ...
2
votes
0answers
365 views

Notification bar too dim on Galaxy S7 with Oreo

Last night my Galaxy S7 got an update that included upgrading to Oreo. I don't know whether the problem is specifically because of Oreo or if there was something else in the update that caused the ...
0
votes
0answers
95 views

How to copy image address on Android phone?

The image you see above, was captured from my Chromebook. I'm on another question and answer site, and sometimes it's helpful to include a pic, in your reply. If you copy and paste the link address, ...
0
votes
1answer
131 views

Samsung Galaxy emitting constant beeping sound

My Galaxy (A8) is emitting a constant beeping sound every few seconds. I tried the following, per various online suggestions: Wiping the cache (by entering into recovery mode) Closing all ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

How to remove apps which doesn't allow uninstall option without rooting smartphone?

I'm using Samsung J7Max recently I updated MY AIRTEL app and try to uninstall it app uninstalled but leaves an duplicate MY AIRTEL app which tell me download MY AIRTEL app from playstore. I can't ...
1
vote
3answers
594 views

How to send an encrypted s/mime e‑mail?

Simple question, but I couldn’t find the answer anywhere… I need to send encrypted e‑mails through using s/mime (talking about security, even most of metadata should be unknow). The problem is I’m ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Quick settings or keyboard always open when on call

Since the most recent updates to my Samsung 6s I have noticed that whenever I am on a call or place the phone close to my face the quick settings open or the keyboard will open which gets really hot ...
1
vote
0answers
55 views

How can I use gmail mobile without having to sync

I have a school google account that does not allow sync. I have just added it to my Android phone and set up gmail, however when I try and get onto the account it asks to sync. As sync is disabled ...
0
votes
0answers
854 views

Hard reset Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T580

I got a Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T580 from work. It was previously owned. I'm trying to do a factory reset, but can't get it to shut down without the correct pattern password. I have tried holding ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

How do I consistently receive notifications from one app, and no others?

This basic question has become increasingly difficult over the past two years. I have a Samsung with Android 8.0. Amazing, I cannot rely on Calendar to make a tone before an event, and this state of ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Workaround for broken android screen || Android Touch Problem [duplicate]

My android device screen got a little crack on the screen and the bottom part of the cell stoped working even there's no crack on it. All I'm asking is are there any apps available that can help me ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

What is this triangle icon [Samsung Galaxy S9+]?

It appeared recently. And I can't even imagine what is it. Screenshot (click image for larger variant)
0
votes
1answer
1k views

What can I do with lost.dir files [duplicate]

Is it safe to delete lost.dir files to save space in an android cellular phone, or is it better to move it to the sd card?
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Checkbox for outdoor brightness in Samsung Galaxy S7

I had a Samsung Galaxy J7. It was great when I walk outdoor because the brightness can be adjusted marking a checkbox in the notifications bar Recently I switched for a Galaxy S7, unfortunately, this ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Samsung .cloudagent/cache

Can the Samsung .cloudagent/cache be cleared without repercussions? It is taking up the storage space along with the thumbnails files doubling the amount.
0
votes
0answers
67 views

Where can I download Galaxy Note 5 newest official rom?

I want to flash my phone and reinstall the newest Note5 firmware, but I can not find it on Samsung's official site!
0
votes
0answers
53 views

How does Samsung's WiFi Sharing work on a low level?

Samsung have had a feature called WiFi Sharing in their Android devices for some time. This extends the tethering or hotspot function to be able to share another access point via its own SSID (with ...