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How to see notification history on Samsung Galaxy A24?

Often, my Samsung Galaxy A24 phone makes some sound, apparently a notification. A text flashes at the top of the screen for a second. While I rush to the phone, the text has gone away. How can I see ...
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Files missing after data transfer between SD card connected as a USB OTG pen drive sending to an external SD card on a Samsung Galaxy A42

I just tried to move about 2 GB of files from an SD card --connected as a USB OTG Pen drive in the USB-C port-- to the "external/removable" SD card mounted inside of the phone. (*first, I ...
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How to import contacts from .vcf file on Samsung device running Android 14?

On my previous generic Chinese Android phone, it was very easy to export/import contacts from a .vcf file. But on my Samsung running Android 14, I can't find a command to import/export. Is there any ...
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Google activity. Is this how a video call shows?

What does it mean when all 3 of these show together in Google activity? com.sec.Android.app.camera com.Samsung.Android.incallui com.Samsung.Android.dialer This is on an s22 ultra. I think the video ...
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How do I diagnose and fix "No Service" on Samsung A52S A528B

I woke up one morning to find my mobile (it's pretty beat-up and recently had a professional screen replacement) displaying "No Service". I'm now unable to use mobile internet, make calls or ...
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Unusual entry in Google web & app activity

On my google web & app activity I noticed an unusual entry. Should I be concerned? It says: Used: qualcomm.qti.services.secureui.com Any ideas?
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How do I fix issues im having with WhatsApp camera, video calling and now the camera in general?

My Son has a Samsung A04 and has recently out the blue getting a whatsapp error that states: Whatsapp was unable to start the camera. if you continue to experience issues with the camera, please ...
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How to change typing layout for physical keyboard on android tablet?

I got a QWERTZ keyboard made by Samsung for my Samsung Galaxy tablet because literally I couldn't buy anything else and was lucky to even find this one. I prefer QWERTY, so I'm wondering how I can ...
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Is a standalone periodic email checker app feasible?

I bought my first smartphone in 2012. I had one motivation for doing so: my clients, instead of ringing me, were increasingly emailing me. I had to have a computer "to go" to respond in a ...
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Tracing a lost tablet in the house with WiFi on

I have a Samsung tablet with no SIM. The tablet works with our domestic internet connection. I live in a pretty cluttered house and periodically I misplace the tablet. Does anyone know of a way of ...
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How can I provide a gallery for the system camera app on a fully managed phone

I have a fully managed (by Microsoft Intune) Samsung A34 phone, that comes with a system camera but no gallery. I have added a third-party gallery app to our managed Play-Store along with a third ...
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How to disable notification popups in the Mute mode?

I cannot find a way to prevent notifications from popping up even in the Mute mode. I don't want any popups to distract me when I'm reading for example. Is there a way to achieve that via Developer ...
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USB tethering & charging

I am experiencing weird problem related to charging my Android phone. Most of the time I have phone connected to laptop and use it as 4G/5G modem. I noticed that compared with older phones it draws ...
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What package/app is actually running when doing dialer codes

I am currently trying to figure out another way to access my Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra's Secret Menus accessed via the dialer codes. My phone cannot open almost all of the dialer code, probably due to ...
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Samsung Email on S10+ only showing unread emails

Samsung Email on S10+ only shows unread emails. I see some (but not all) of the new emails, but as soon as I read them, they disappear. As a result, it always looks like I have no emails, even though ...
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Will clearing Android Messages storage and cache cause lose of text messages?

I recently discovered that my Android Messages app (version: messages.android_20240109_01_RCO4.phone_dynamic, updated on Jan 25, 2024) in my Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G (SM-G781V, Android 13) has been ...
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"3 lines with a T" icon on Samsung Phone app call history

What does that one icon with the 3 lines and T on call history of the Samsung Phone app? Why doesn’t it show for the other ones?
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What is the difference between "Lock screen", "Badge" and "Pop-up" notifications

I just got a new Samsung A54 and I'm trying to set it's notifications to "preserve my sanity" mode. In Settings > Notifications > App notifications, I can select individual app. On the ...
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How to resize partition using TWRP, and is it safe?

I tried to flash an Android 12 GSI on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (SM-T330NU) from here (system-squeak-arm32 binder 64-ab-vndklite-gogapps.img.xz), so I extracted the img file which was 1.8GB and ...
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What is the package name of the default overlay audio/music/MP3 player of Android 9?

I have accidentally disabled it on my Samsung A40 by doing pm uninstall --user 0 in the adb shell and would like to reinstall it, but cannot remember the package name. The player is very minimalist, ...
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Does EFT Pro Tool have Galaxy A54 availability?

On the most recent update on the EFT Pro Tool (4.6.3), there are no options for the Samsung Galaxy A54. I thought I had come across a YouTube video of someone FRP unlocking an A54 with EFT, but I ...
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Difference between GSI ROMs

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (SM-T330NU) supported by Project Treble. It says the GSI is system-arm32-binder64-ab-vndklite.img.xz, but what I find here on GitHub is system-squeak-arm32-binder64-...
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Locked Samsung A51

My Samsung A51 has been locked since 28th of December 2023. My AHDH son changed my pattern and can’t remember the pattern. I have tried different patterns every day and can’t seem to unlock the phone, ...
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How do I create a modded firmware for Samsung Galaxy A54?

I'm dealing with a very lengthy and drawn-out FRP bypass. This Samsung Galaxy A54 (A546V), which is on Android 13, refuses to let me bypass it, and I literally have done everything except for modding ...
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Need 2 files recovered from a wiped phone [duplicate]

I attempted to flash a Samsung S22 Ultra back to the stock ROM (which didn't work), but it did wipe the phone. I didn't realize this until the end. I never exported the backup of the contacts and text ...
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Hello can anyone tell me what app uses these message bubbles? [duplicate]

It's on a Samsung phone s20. Its not on my phone so i cant drop the notificationbar down to see.
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Samsung Galaxy A54 5G refuses to bypass FRP [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy A54 (A546V) that still has Android 13, on OneUI 5.1, locked with FRP. I have tried every option that I am aware of, even paid $50 for the Tenorshare one-click removal, and that ...
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Why does Samsung not allow making more than 1 user?

I would like to add more users via pm on adb shell. Unfortunatly my S20 FE is set to only allow 1 user, 1 work profile and one secure folder user. I tried to add more with pm add-user gab1 but it said ...
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Samsung S10e with LineageOS 19.1 won't boot anymore

This morning I rebooted my phone cause battery usage was too high. No update was applied before, just a regular reboot. Since then the phone only shows the LineageOS bootscreen and after 2 tries it ...
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Where does Samsung's Studio app store cut videos?

I'm on a Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, Android 14, One UI 6, using the built-in "Studio" app that launches by default when you edit a video through the gallery. When I edit a video I took, ...
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Android version updation 5.0.2 to 6 and above [duplicate]

I want install new version of Android in my Samsung galaxy core prime, but I can't because I am non-technical person. I don't know how I can do this. I found some tricks on search engine.but I am not ...
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PIN-locked Samsung A41 with dead screen - photo recovery

A friend gave me their Samsung A41 to see if I could recover some photos from it for them. They dropped it and the screen just doesn't work anymore. The phone seems OK but when connected to my Windows ...
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How to identify/eliminate system sound generated by SystemUI that defeats DND

I have a recurring notification chime (whatever my default system notification sound is set to) just about every 3 minutes, even if DND is set (defeats DND even with no app notifications allowed). ...
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Why does screen of my phone stay on when listening to Spotify in my car?

Lately I have noticed that when I listen to Spotify while my phone is connected via Bluetooth to the car's speakers, the phone's screen is kept turned on indefinitely. Some specifics: The phone is ...
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YABLS? (Yet Another Boot Loop Snafu?)

So I have read through quite a few bootloop posts but still haven't managed to resolve my issue (am very close to trying oden 2 linux...). Device: samsung galaxy tab a (sm-t350) what I did: Using ...
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Samsung Galaxy S10e restarts when turning on hotspot

My Samsung Galaxy S10e restarts when I turn on the hotspot. I have checked for updates but they are not available. How can I fix it?
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Phone only boots into twrp

I Have samsung note 20, after flashing twrp and vbmeta file my phone only boots into twrp. have tried the key combinations but with no help. how do i restore it to stock firmware when it only boots ...
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Access point name settings are not available for this user / Samsung A14 5G from Tracfone

Samsung A14 5G SM-S146VL from Tracfone (part of Verizon) was bought for cheap from QVC. Phone was unlocked after 2 months of service using the code received from Tracfone. US Mobile SIM card inserted. ...
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How to disable air plane mode on locked Samsung Galaxy A51?

I'm locked out of my Samsung Galaxy A51 - forgot the PIN password and can't get back in. The phone is stuck on flight mode. I'm trying to enter the phone without losing any data at all. Is there a way ...
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How to remove pattern lock In Samsung Phone without data loss?

I have a Samsung Galaxy M12 which I forgot the Pattern lock of it and This has some very important data in it. So, Now I have been running around Internet for the probable solution but nothing worked ...
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Mobile data does not work unless Wi-Fi is enabled on Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

I have a Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, so it is not even two years old. When my Wi-Fi is on, so is my mobile data, and the data works on and off. If I turn off the Wi-Fi off, I lose mobile data. I have ...
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Samsung Galaxy A53 doesn't show fingerprint on lock screen when no app is running

I have a Samsung Galaxy A53 and I did a fingerprint on it. When there is no application opened and it enters the lock screen, I don't see the option to put my finger to open it, and I have to write ...
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Unlock Samsung pattern lock using Family Link

How do I unlock my son's Samsung Galaxy S20 pattern lock using Family Link? I tried the hard reset option but couldn't get to factory reset. The phone keeps throwing the message to unlock the pattern. ...
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How do I reset my Android Samsung phone back to factory settings?

How do I reset my Android Samsung phone back to factory settings? I do not know how or why or what one of my multiple messaging apps has the bug but I am not able to receive a text message from ...
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Permanently Bricked?

I have a Samsung Galaxy s10e that is stuck in a boot loop. I have tried everything imaginable from a cache reset to a total reinstallation of Samsung flashed through Odin. Now, I want to try to ...
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Viber on Android - transfer backup from Huawei to Samsung phone

on my old Huawei phone I backed up Viber data (chat history and media) via Viber's Settings/Account/Backup feature. On Huawei there was only the option to backup to Huawei cloud (no option to backup ...
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Multiple DND rules for different schedules

I am looking to have two DND schedules with two different rules as follows: From 12:00 AM till 7:00 am - No sound for any notification from any application but calls are allowed for everybody. From 7:...
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How to force factory reset Samsung Galaxy S21 with low battery?

My Samsung Galaxy S21 phone is damaged so the battery won't charge when the charger is plugged in. However, the charger still supplies power to the phone. It's been plugged in and sitting happily at 5%...
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Android keeps downloading an unknown file

about a few days ago i discovered an unknown file in my downloads on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S21FE). It could not open it on my phone so i just transfered it onto my pc to open it. It contains ...
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What does the button labeled "intelligent Wi-Fi" do?

My Android cellphone has a drop-down menu with four options: Wi-Fi Direct Intelligent Wi-Fi Advanced Settings Contact Us It is Android 13 (Tiramisu). Additional information from the "about ...
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