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How do I turn off all vibrations while still in sound mode on android 10?

I want my phone to ring when I get calls and to not give me any sound or vibration for any notification. How do I do that? I have a Samsung A51 if this is somehow relevant.
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How to connect soft bricked tablet to pc without USB debugging enabled

I tried rooting my Galaxy tab a 9.7 using Odin and soft bricked it. I went into system recovery mode and clicked wipe data/factory reset thinking it would reset back to stock. My tablet is still ...
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Help diagnosing constant CPU usage of phone during sleep (Battery Historian Chart)

I saw a great Battery Historian guide and decided to try it out. I noticed that last night while my phone was unplugged, the "CPU Running" bar was active the whole time when I was asleep. ...
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Samsung galaxy a7 2018 hangs after update android 10

Recently I updated my device from android 9(one UI 1)to android 10(one UI 2) After updating to android 10 it freezes again and again,not the whole phone freeze, only display hangs but background ...
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Galaxy s2 bluetooth stopped working suddenly

I have samsung galaxy s2. The bluetooth of the phone has stopped detecting any bluetooth devices around. It was working fine till last night. The phone got switched off during night due to low battery....
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How to root a Samsung Note 3 Neo bought in China?

I bought a brand new Samsung Note 3 Neo here in China, just to find out that all the major google apps are obviously not working. Could have thought of it before! I found some comments in this forum ...
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send live video down hdmi from phone

I would like to send live video down the HDMI I cable of a android phone. The Phone is Android Samsung Galaxy Note 9. I hate Samsung Dex. All I want is to have a very long HDMI cable and cable the ...
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Samsung note 8 n5110, adb sideload <filename>

I have a soft-or-hard bricked Samsung Note 8, n5110 and now would like to rebuild it to a somewhat workable state. The device has a flaky power-charging system and may not be worth repairing. I use ...
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How to unlock bootloader on samsung devices?

Before you try to install any custom ROM on your device, you need to unlock the phone’s bootloader, which is a code executed before any OS (operating system) launch. The notion of a bootloader is ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 - how to connect device wirelessly to computer?

I should first explain that the Tab connects wirelessly to my modem\router, and thence to the internet. Also, it connects to the computer via USB cable. However, I cannot get it to connect wirelessly ...
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Two 4G sim enabled simultaneously (Jio & Airtel) - Samsung Galaxy On Max

I have Samsung Galaxy On Max and inserted two different carrier SIM cards that are Jio4g and Airtel. It has been written that this device is dual sim 4g. It was working fine till I was using Jio4g as ...
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How to enable Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Back Button Gesture

Summary I do not want to have to move my eyes away from the tablet screen in order to execute whatever the Back button executes on my tablet. This should be as about as quick as using a desktop ...
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Is It Safe To Root A Samsung Galaxy S5 (or other applicable Android devices) using Geohot's Towel Root Method?

A little while ago Geohot released a very simple way to root a Samsung Galaxy S5 (which can be applied to other Android devices as well). Is it safe or too good to be true ?
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Changing the Slide answer button

I gave my mother who is in a home my Galaxy Samsung S3 to keep in touch with the family. She's in her 80s. When using Whatsapp there's a slide up button to answer the call. I wonder if it could be ...
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Galaxy A50 won't boot up or even try to

I was on my phone looking at twitter and then it just suddenly stopped working, i thought it was some app crash but my whole phone wasn't working, not even the power button. I force restarted my phone ...
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Samsung Galaxy A7 Wi-Fi Problems [closed]

I fabric resetted my phone but my wi-fi still doesn't go on, or it just goes on for like 10 seconds and it turn automatically off.. Please help, i am waiting here...
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Is the Samsung Health App as a whole ending? Or is it just the Together Community tab/program?

We regret to inform you that the Together Community(BETA) service will no longer be available as of 1 July 2020. https://www.reddit.com/r/samsung/comments/hevmxm/...
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is there any way to bypass frp on SM-102U(A10e) with pc? [duplicate]

I bought a Samsung from a friend and when i powered it on, it was factory reset but it said i needed the previous owners google account. I tried asking my friend for the credentials but he said he ...
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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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Enable background location on Samsung M20?

Is there a way to allow specific apps to access the (coarse) device location when the location service is turned off? It seems that on Samsung M20 with Android 10, the "location" button in ...
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Apk file not installing in android says “You may not have proper app for viewing this content”

I'm trying to install apk file in Samsung but it says "You may not have proper app for viewing this content". I've checked "allow installation from unknown source" option in security, but no luck. ...
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Error in Galaxy tab a: 'Unable to restart your device. Verification failed' after supersu

I own a Galaxy tab a 10.1 with s pen (2016). I flashed via odin, twrp 3.1.1.0 and the system booted fine. Then I flashed the last version of SuperSU and since then the system doesn't turn on and I get ...
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High battery usage (no wifi no apps no wireless)?

I've noticed that I lose about 20% battery each hour while my phone is unattended and offline. I check the battery settings and find that no apps are running. The phone is rooted, and I'm wondering ...
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Internal Memory does not show up in the Computer(file Explorer)

I have Samsung GT-I19082 Galaxy Grand duos. When I connect it to my computer, it does not show the internal memory nor sdcard memory. When I switch to Camera memory option in the Phone, internal ...
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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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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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How to use ODIN with more than a dozen of mbn, bin, img, ext4 files?

I'd like to flash my SM-T813 because it's in a boot loop. I downloaded supposedly the latest firmware. I think it was a tar.md5 file, I peek into this tar file and it's a whole bunch of files: ODIN ...
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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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No Mobile Network In Samsung Grand Prime

Samsung Grand Prime Phone. There is no Mobile Network. I tried *#*#4636#*#* but it didn't bring up the Testing Menu. I am not able to search operator or change the network mode. The IMEI in *#06# and ...
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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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What is this circle icon for? [duplicate]

What for is this circle icon in taskbar?
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SIM popup messages keep the screen on indefinitely (Samsung A30s)

A little background: In my country, carriers keep sending those annoying pop-up messages (I think they're called class-0 messages?). This has been the case for a couple of years and they won't stop no ...
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How to fix tablet screen that takes multiple tries to turn on?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T810) tablet that still runs pretty well, except for a worsening problem with the screen. I am hoping for suggestions on what component might be the culprit. The ...
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Snapdragon 845 CPU temperature in S9 Plus?

What is the normal snapdragon 845 CPU temperatures of S9 Plus? Mine can get to 45 Celsius when doing a call and 60 Celsius when gaming. Sometimes the screen gets hot too.
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Samsung Andriod phones and NTFS

I was just researching file system options for Android and came across this page. One of the articles I was reading points to a YouTube video which claims that Samsung Android devices are compatible ...
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Recovering from a boot loop (Samsung S9 Plus) … which CSC?

I am currently stuck in a boot loop with my Samsung S9 Plus. The phone in question can be booted into recovery and download mode, but that's about it. I found that I should be able to use Frija or ...
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Storage Space running out- “Miscellaneous File ”SenseView" 57.91 MB can I delete?

Have a Samsung Galaxy S4, trying to keep it. I'm told that Storage Space is running out. Have found a file "SenseView" 57.91 MB under Miscellaneous files. Have no idea what this is, and have ...
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correct fingerprint for Samsung Galaxy S10 with Android 10 to pass ctsProfile check in SafetyNet

I have a Samsung SM-G973FZGGITV (European Exynos version with Italian csc) upgraded to the stock version of Samsung Android Q. My current fingerprint is samsung/beyond1lteeea/beyond1:10/QP1A.190711....
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Google play services keeps stopping, and it is much worse than normal

My Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016 version) is constantly showing "Google play services keeps stopping" every 2~3 seconds. My device is running on android Oreo. I tried reverting back playstore to ...
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Turn off “double-tap to unlock” on Samsung Galaxy S7

For some reason, whenever someone calls me, the Samsung Galaxy S7 now shows the phone put, tells me to double-tap to unlock, then it does it a few seconds later. I have never seen this before, never ...
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How to Remove persistent “Samsung Account” notification? It keeps showing up regardless of settings

I have been struggling to find out how to turn off (or otherwise hide) the notification that says: Samsung account Tap here to use your Samsung Account I've read elsewhere online about ways to ...
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Can I use these chargers interchangably? [duplicate]

I happen to own two android devices, a Huawei P30 Pro and a Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e. Both devices came with a charger, the specifications can be seen here I'd like to charge both devices with one ...
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Samsug A50 Pattern Unlock not working Android 10

my sister was using her phone normally and till yesterday, the pattern unlock stopped working. The problem is not that she forgot her pattern but rather the phone is not allowing the correct pattern ...
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Ghost letters and app display

I was looking at some picture that had mainly white background and noticed that there is a certain ghost screen that was layered on top of it. I edited a picture to try to bring out as much as ...
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Grey circle background on app icons

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and I just looked at the home screen and some of my app icons have a grey circle around them. Is there any meanings of this? Is it possible to ...
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Does power saving help when screen and data are off?

I'm wondering how much impact power saving has when the screen and WiFi and cellular data is off? I'm in the habit of turning power saving off whenever I unlock my phone and back on when I lock it, ...
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Can't Disable Chinese apps on Samsung Note 3

A relative picked picked up a 'Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9006' on his trip to China. It was misbehaving so I did a reset. When it booted I noticed a few Chinese icons on the Home screen. Opening ...
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Multiple users on Samsung Galaxy A10

I want to be able to have two separate logins on my Galaxy A10 android phone, which require different passwords to access. Is this possible?
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Android suddenly refuses to play ANY videos in any app on my galaxy tab s2

Is there any way to fix this without restarting? Attempting to play any video in any app on my Galaxy Tab S2 will cause the video tile to load forever or else cause that app to freeze. YouTube will ...
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S7 Edge Stuck on Samsung Logo

I have a S7 Edge Phone (G935FD) Single SIM, after googling the only CF Auto Root file was here CF AUTO ROOT LINK Which shows for G935F however some said it works for FD as well. While rooting via ...

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