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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 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 ...
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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 ...
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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-...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Where to get stock samsung galaxy images? [duplicate]

in particular I am looking at Samsung Galaxy S3 factory image. Samsung download site was useless.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Changing/reverting Samsung's “Recent tabs” color theme to Nougat (based on app's theme) on Oreo device

On Samsung devices running on Android 7.0 Nougat, the recent tabs have different colors based on the apps' theme. On Android 8.0 Oreo, they are all the same color. I want to find a way to revert to ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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How to remove apps which doesn't allow uninstall option without rooting smartphone? [duplicate]

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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)
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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?
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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 ...
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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.
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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!
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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 ...
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Samsung S7 Android 7.0 Alarm going off at old alarm time?

I have a Samsung S7 with Android 7.0. A few weeks ago I had an alarm of 7am. I removed this last week, but every day the phone alarm goes off at 7am. Anybody know how to fix this??
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Where to backup my Android

Finally I decided to reset my Samsung S7 to factory defaults. But before that I need to backup device. Action BACKUP NOW reported error failed to backup my profile section saved in contacts. I ...
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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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On Alarm Clock Plus, what does “Allow auto snooze/dismiss” mean?

How do I use these features and can they both be used on one alarm?
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What exactly is a Combination File?

Maybe it's just the weird name, but some things remain unclear. I read this XDA post, which was helpful. They linked to a techeligible link which has a download for the file. However, still not clear ...
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How can i see and/or delete the clipboard contents

The only options I get are cut, copy, paste, and select all. I can easily find the clipboard on my Samsung phone using almost all of the suggestions here, but not on my nook tablet A. Can anyone help ...
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SM-N920C (THL) stuck on odin

i have trouble for installing frimware official, i know my false, why i don't backup before "editing something", and i found frimware in https://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/galaxy-note-5/SM-N920C/ so, ...
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How do I protect my photos from accidental deletion when giving my phone to my kids?

My little kids (less than 3 yo) like to view photos on my Samsung A5 cell phone. That's great, and they are allowed to do so. I can even pin the screen to make sure they can't leave the gallery app ...
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Control phone with broken screen from computer?

I'll just clear up the basics before proceeding as previous comments have just been talking about things that really haven't helped me get any closer to fixing this. Have I checked out the broken ...
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Do pre-installed Android AVs have any privileges compared to Play store installed ones?

I'm wondering whether pre-installed antivirus capabilities on android devices have any inherent advantage over play store installed ones. For example, despite play protect's poor scores on recent AV-...
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Can I extract my contacts from my device remotely

I lost my device which is a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge can I extract my contacts and pictures from the device remotely