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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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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
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View & control screen of broken screen android phone?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 and need to control the phone. The display is totally messed up, its flashing about 20 different colours every 5 seconds. I can't use touch screen as I can't see what I'm ...
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Does Samsung profile sharing work on other Android devices?

The Contacts app on Samsung Android phones has a feature called profile sharing. If you enable it, it lets you share your name, phone number and profile picture with all your contacts. Your contacts ...
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How to get Samsung Galaxy S7's dialler to Call by default

On a Samsung Galaxy S7, when I search for a contact and tap on the name, I am offered three choices : 1) Call 2) Message and 3) Info. What can I do so when I tap on a name, the default action is to ...
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How To Transmit (text/tweet) Temperature and Humidity Data From a Samsung S4

I'd like to be able to use my Samsung S4 as a wireless temperature/humidity for a climate controlled storage unit. Does anyone know of a way to have that data texted/tweeted from the phone?
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Unlocking Samsung Knox with Bottom 3/4 of screen broken

So here's the issue, I can only see the top 25% of the screen on my Samsung Galaxy S7 edge as the remaining screen has gone blank due to accidental damage. I have managed to enable USB Debugging and ...
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second language disappears after restart

I have a q about my android phone. every time I turn off or restart my phone (Samsung Note 3) my second language for typing disappears and I have to download the second language from the list on ...
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YouTube and online streaming not working

I have gti9070. It has original firmware of jb and in that firmware and other jb based custom ROMs all live streaming videos and YouTube plays well. But when I flash any kitkat based ROM YouTube shows ...
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Galaxy S9: How to backup everything? (Samsung Cloud or Google Backup)

I have a new Galaxy S9 (first Android phone in my life) and the options on Settings to configure the backup is confusing. I don't know what to choose, Samsung Cloud or Google Backup, both seems to ...
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How to move apps from internal storage to SD?

I’ve got Samsung ON5 with only 8 GB of internal storage + 32 GB SD card. I configured all photos and videos to use the SD card, which still has plenty of storage. However, the internal memory is 97% ...
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American Samsung Pay in Canada

I have an odd question. I bought a Samsung galaxy s7 Active from ebay so it is an American AT&T branded. I currently am using it on a Canadian network and have been trying to figure out a way to ...
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How to stop Bluetooth pausing on bump in car? samsung Note 8

Lately I noticed that when I am driving and using the Bluetooth connection to play music in my car using Jet Audio (B Class - not using Android Auto or Drivermode or the integrated Me app) and I hit a ...
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Samsung multiple app icons

The OneDrive app on my Samsung A7(2017) has four icons on the home screen. What's happening and how do I remove it?
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Change ROM Samsumg S7 Edge

I have a Samsung s7 Edge cell phone, I bought it in the US with the Verizon company, I returned to Mexico and I am working with the Telcel company, the model is GS G935V, my question is: I Can install ...
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Downloaded images from google not existing in download files or gallery

I keep downloading images from google, and it notifies me with download complete. If i click the notification it shows the image but once I look it up in my gallery or the file storage's downloads ...
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Download AT&T OTA update while out of country

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 that I want to install Android 5.1 on. AT&T released this as an OTA last year (https://www.att.com/devicehowto/tutorial.html#!/stepbystep/id/stepbystep_KM1143907?make=...
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Weird Screenshot and downloads

I have a Samsung J3 something... Its thru virgen. At least once a day my phone freezez then the screen turns black then comes back to normal. Then when I go to my gallery a "file" or "cache" is ...
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Isn't stereo speaker a software thing?

I've got a Note 8, and heard the Galaxy S9 was coming with stereo speakers. My doubt is: can't the phone software activate the "phonecall" speaker just to have both speakers running at once? Any ...
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Install Samsung Pay into Sony Mobile

I had installed Samsung Pay into Sony Mobile but I could not launch the application. The application just exit unexpectedly. What is the problem? Please help.
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Controlling IR in Galaxy S8?

I wonder if I the front-facing IR led of the Samsung Galaxy S8 could be used for different purposes (e.g., building my own facial recognition and depth sensing apps). But I couldn't find a way to ...
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Display Actual Number Notification Dot Non Samsung Devices

So on Samsung phones running Oreo active notifications aka notification dots(on other devices) actually displays a number of the active notifications. Is there a way to get the number(& not just ...
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how to recover my .vnt memo notes?

I recovered my samsung galaxy phone's memo notes and move them into another phone. This files are in .vnt format. How can i recover and view this notes in other phone(its galaxy too)?
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Problem with music pausing

I've recently been having problems with my samsung j3. At first I thought that my earbuds were broken because the music paused every time the plug moved but that isnt the problem. Every time I move ...
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My Galaxy A7 doesn't have S planner

I want to change notification sounds in my Samsung Galaxy A7, I am new user of Android, As I guess I can change it with help of S planner but it doesn't have it, when i go in notification & sounds ...
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Samsung J5 2017 in water.

I dropped my Samsung J5 2017 in water. I tried to turn it off straight away but it wont turn off. I cannot access the battery as it is built in. My touch screen does not work and nor do the power ...
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how to get details from a particular Samsung firmware

I need to extract some information from a given Samsung S7 Galaxy firmware such as build number, if it is 64-bit or not, baseband full version of the ROM. I am using Ubuntu with heimdall. Is there ...
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Upgrade from 4.2.2 to higher on Galaxy S4

I need help to upgrade from 4.2.2 to 4.4 or higher so that I can operate a smart watch recently purchased. Can anyone list each step in the process as simply as possible. I am a 90 year old user and ...
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How to root and flash the Galaxy Note 4 AT&T version

I got a Galaxy Note 4 from my father and it is the AT&T version. I think it's been already rooted since I can use other networks besides AT&T on it... But there are some AT&T stock apps/...
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Can Google Timeline be inaccurate? [duplicate]

Dating back to at least 2014 Google Maps has me stopping at locations that I have never been to before and on multiple occasions. These are all places around the area I have lived over the past ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 not updating past 4.4.4

I just got a brand new S5, right out the box with no rooting & i can't update it through the phone & Smart Switch insists it's on the latest update, when the S5 can update as far as 6.0.1? Any ...
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Include voice recording in Google Play Music liabrary

I have few recordings I did using the "SmartRecorder" application of .WAV type. These recordings does not appear on my Google Play Music library. Please help.
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No 'Use system certificates' options on Samsung S9

I'm trying to connect to a wifi network using PEAP, but I cannot find the use system certificate option, shall I enable that in some way?
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Galaxy Tab E won't turn off

My grandson added a passcode to my Samsung Galaxy Tab E and can't remember it. I cannot shut it off to do a factory reset. Please help I am a dummy at this also. Thanks
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How do I have my phone unlocked

I bought my phone off ebay it's a galaxy note 3 AT&T an i was told it was unlocked Can I use it on boost. If to find out that it's not unlocked how can I get it unlocked to use for boost
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Odin passes, but no changes applied

I got a bricked N8010, it was using stock firmware when it got bricked. I tried flashing it with latest odin and odin 3.07 , using the latest official firmware. Device is discovered correctly, it ...
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Note 4 SM-N910F Flashing Problems

N910F model which is proving extremely difficult to flash. I firstly flashed the latest Marshmallow UK BTU firmware on it which resulted in a boot loop. I cleared cache partition and wiped data/...
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how to deal with files that cannot be deleted?

I have a phone "Samsung J2 prime" first I had trouble cause I can't set it in the settings where files that I will download goes straight to my external storage it just automatically set to internal ...
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my phone is charging while connected to the laptop but not recognized

i was trying to connect my samsung galaxy tab 2 7.0 to my laptop but is not recognized. it was charging and i tried to look at the internet for the solution but nothing worked out. i tried debugging ...
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Android Samsung SM-G530BT - Black screen after root

I've rooted my Samsung SM-G530BT running Odin3 v3.09. Everything went fine, I've checked and it was rooted as expected. But then I reboot my phone and know it loads the phone model logo but then it ...
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How to make a backup from internal storage of my Galaxy S3 Neo while it stucks on Samsung logo screen?

My Galaxy S3 Neo has stopped working without any clear reason! I woke up and looked at my phone screen. It was showing the logo of Samsung. Then I turned it off by removing the battery. Since then I ...