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Google's Web & App Activity suddenly not working

Up until yesterday, all my activity carried out on my Samsung Galaxy S20 showed up in my Web & App Activity in my Google account. However today, it stopped. Only showed when I used one app in ...
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Transfer storage from stock recovery to PC

I made my backups and everything before attempting to upgrade to the latest security patch on my rooted phone (SM-G781B), but because of laziness ("it's gonna work 100%"), I didn't transfer ...
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Launch settings in work profile

Recently I was issued a device with a work profile installed. (A Samsung Xcover6 Pro, if that helps). During initial setup, I was prompted to configure some of the extra hardware buttons inside the ...
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How to add US international keyboard on Android?

I bought a Bluetooth QWERTY external keyboard for my Android tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab S8) running Android 13. But I need to make the French accent and special characters. I know it's possible to put ...
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Transferring music from laptop using usb cable

I tethered my galaxy s9 to my Asus windows laptop. How do I transfer my.laptops music files to my galaxy memory card?
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How can I auto-send all calls (not in my contact list) on Galaxy S20 (Verizon) to Voice Mail without ringing?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S20 (Verizon) phone. Contacts that I blocked create new telephone numbers online to call me constantly. I want my normal unblocked contacts to ring (family, friends, doctors, ...
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Samsung Galaxy suddenly installed many unremovable keyboards

Today, I looked at my Samsung Galaxy and found multiple "Keyboard downloaded" notifications. Afterward, I had many unwanted Keyboard languages instead of the previously configured Hebrew-...
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How to set image canvas size?

When you rotate an image, you might also need to adjust the canvas size to avoid cropping or leaving blank spaces. All I want is to have a picture, expand the canvas to a new size, and have the ...
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How to find the culprit of "no internet connection"?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S22 phone with Android 13. About once or twice a month I'm facing with "no internet connection" issue while using mobile data (not a Wi-Fi). Switching off and on ...
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Port 53 open when scanned

Why is my phone showing a DNS port as open? Wouldn't that mean someone has spyware on my phone and that they are connecting through port 53?
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Modern Android phones and Project Treble/GSI

I am looking to upgrade my phone and want to run Lineageos or similar, but in the last 2.5 years it seems support for new devices has dried up. I see that there is are "GSI" version of ROMS ...
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How can I make sure my phone info is correct?

When I check my S23 Ultra phone settings it says it's a 512G Memory and 12G RAM, but when I check it on imei.info website it shows 256G storage and 8G RAM! As I bought it as a renew from Amazon and ...
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How to stop Google from eating event texts

I am using Messages version 14.5.20.5. After the most recent automatic Android update (One UI 5.1), Google is eating texts that contain event links. An "add event" button briefly appears and ...
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How to set custom boot logo On Samsung a52?

I want to set custom boot logo (Not boot animation) on Samsung A52 (SM-A525F) powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon. There's no logo.bin or splash.bin in my official firmware.
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scrcpy freezes after few seconds when connecting a samsung S23 Ultra

I'm trying to use scrcpy on Ubuntu 22.04 with a Samsung S22 Ultra connected wirelessly via ADB. However, when I run the command from the PC's terminal, the program starts, and everything works ...
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What app is this notification for? [duplicate]

1. List item What app does this notification icon belong to? It was sent to me in a screenshot from a Samsung Galaxy s22
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How to always show NFC/location/Bluetooth icons on status bar when on?

I have Samsung Galaxy A14 with Android 13. My problem is that the icons for NFC, Bluetooth and location are only shown in the status bar when they're currently active, for example when I'm connected ...
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How does Samsung Wi-Fi password sharing work?

Every article I find mentioning how to share a Wi-Fi password between Android devices either mentions using a QR code, or clicking a "nearby share" button. But when I enter the password for ...
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How to enable hotspot button on Samsung S23?

I recently switched to a Samsung S23, Android version 13. It seems that in the quick setting buttons (when you swipe down), the button "Hotspot" is missing, which toggles whether the phone ...
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Multitasking gesture slower when using Nova Launcher

I recently switched my Galaxy S23 from on-screen buttons to gesture navigation. I noticed that using the stock launcher I can open the multitasking screen very quickly when swiping upwards and holding ...
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Bought a used Samsung Galaxy A03, cannot bypass FRP, cannot enable Developer Options [closed]

I bought a used Samsung Galaxy A03. I'm pretty tech savvy but I didn't know about FRP protections and making sure he was signed out of his Google account and all, until I factory reset it and got ...
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy A8 tablet (SM-x200)

My device is a Samsung Galaxy A8 tablet (SM-x200) running Android 13. I need to root my device to perform certain actions (delete app data) through MacroDroid. I have a MacBook and no access to a PC. ...
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How to track lost phone without mobile data and location enabled?

My relative lost his phone. The mobile data and location are both off. I tried tracking it through Google, but it just says it's outside my house. Is there any way to track it?
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Adoptable storage missing on "Samsung Galaxy Tab A" after partitioning the SD card

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab A (8"-2019). I tried to partition my 128 GB, Kingston, MicroSD card into 75% internal (adopted) and 25% external. The partition command, for ID = 179,64; was as ...
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Turn of Google Calendar event sounds

I recently upgraded to a Samsung Galaxy S23. I previously had all sounds off on all previous devices. I have checked this phone and no sounds are on anywhere on the phone. But every time I get a ...
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Using tablet as second screen for viewing

Is there any (free) way to use a (Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e) tablet as a second monitor (with Windows) without an app? But if that's the only way, then that'll do.
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Notifications are removed regularly and energy saving mode activated spontaneously

I have a Samsung Galaxy A51 phone, 2 or 3 years old. Since some time, out of nothing (like just after using the phone for some time, when getting out of screen lock), I see notifications (like ...
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Why do my wifi networks vanish until I turn airplane mode off and on?

Over the last few weeks, my Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G (Android version 13) seems to lose all wifi networks. Going to Wifi settings shows no networks connected or listed at all. Every other device in ...
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Connect Samsung tablet to ethernet and also to PC/laptop?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro (SM-T545) tablet. I'd like to connect it to the ethernet using an adapter having an RJ45 port. I would also like to connect the tablet to my laptop (in this case ...
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Is it possible to upgrade One UI Core 5.1 to One UI 5.1 on unsupported devices?

I have a Samsung Galaxy M12 device with One UI Core 5.1, but I want to use some features that are not available in One UI Core. Is there any way I can upgrade to the full version of One UI, and what ...
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New Device: Support Duration from Switch-on

Having purchased a new Galaxy Tab s8 just recently, the question of would the 2027 software update curfew still hold, or will the clock for support start ticking once it is turned on, connected to the ...
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How to power off (not reboot) Samsung S10+?

I appear to have bricked my S10+ by incorrectly flashing what I thought was stock firmware using heimdall and am now stuck in a boot-loop (that may be the wrong term). The screen shows: only official ...
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What is significance of country listed in "about phone"?

I have just bought a surprisingly-cheap refurbished Samsung S10+ to (eventually) replace my elderly S7. I have not yet tried to connect it to my Samsung/Google accounts. The S10+ is running Android 12....
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What is the Crocro and Friends app on Samsung devices?

What is the Crocro and Friends app on the Samsung Galaxy S20? I didn't install it, so I take it to be a pre-installed Android app.
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Why does my Android Phone open multiple Hotspots?

When I turn on my mobile hotspot on a Samsung phone in 5Ghz preferred mode without autohotspot, my Windows laptop lists multiple hotspots that are numbered, for example: "Hotspotname" "...
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Samsung Galaxy S21 with Odin3 did not root or flash for some reason

I just flashed my Samsung Galaxy S21 with Odin3 and it said "PASS!" and then it reset and rebooted. But it did not say "The phone is not running Samsung's official software" or ...
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What is the meaning of "G4M" when it comes to chargers?

What does "G4M" mean in "30W Quick Home Charger w Type-C 10ft USB Cable G4M for LG V35 ThinQ, Q7 Plus, G Pad X II 10.1, V50 ThinQ 5G, Stylo 4 Plus, Google Nexus 5X, G8 ThinQ, G7 ThinQ, ...
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Forgot screen lock PIN, airplane mode on

I have a Samsung Galaxy A30S. I added a screen lock PIN code and can't remember it. The airplane mode is activated and I cannot turn it off, cause it's asking for PIN. I don't want to do a hard or ...
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I Can't Boot to Device anymore after flashing wrong boot.img

Device Info : Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) - SM-J710FN INS I'm Not Able to Boot into System Anymore after flashing boot.img from Odin and cannot boot back to system anymore. is there any way to boot into ...
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What are "cx_core_ir_one_remote" and "ir_blaster_sniffing_supported" in Samsung TV/CX Core?

My Samsung TV/CX Core has these two options marked as true: com.samsung/featureconfig/cx_core_ir_one_remote: true com.samsung/featureconfig/ir_blaster_sniffing_supported: true These options can be ...
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M4A audio files not recognized by Samsung Recorder app

I need to convert my M4A audio files to M4A but with a 3GP4 codec (it seems Samsung audio recording app only recognizes those with a 3GP4 codec). How can I do that with ffmpeg or any other program? I ...
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Is there a way to transfer apps, watch faces, settings from Samsung Galaxy Watch4 to Watch6?

I just purchased the Samsung Galaxy Watch6. Is there a way to transfer apps, faces, and settings over from Galaxy Watch4?
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In app purchases not reflected on restricted account

I have a restricted account setup on my A8 for my daughter, and wanted to unlock some features of her game for her. I switched over to my main account and made the purchase, and it shows up there. But ...
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Installing a custom ROM on an Android device with broken screen

I have Samsung Galaxy Note5 (SM-N920C), but the screen is deadly broken and I need to update ROM enabled user debugging mode root device and move some apps to internal storage (like GPS JoyStick/ GPS ...
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Why does outgoing delivered SMS sent correctly now show Red failure to send dot?

I'm using Samsung text messages. The problem I'm having is with outgoing text messages that were already sent correctly and received by my recipients. The red dots appeared out of nowhere as of ...
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Can't find "Free Up Space" options in Settings on Samsung (Android 12) device

For some reason, I'm unable to find the Free Up/Clean Up Space feature in Settings on my Samsung Android 12 (specs) phone. My device has 60GB+ listed under Other in the Storage menu that I would like ...
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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra flickering screen caused by small drop

About a month ago, I dropped my Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra about 10 cm above my sink, and it got a small dead pixel on the left edge near the top. The problem is that it has affected the whole area ...
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Samsung Galaxy A32 stuck at 'Phone is starting..."

My Samsung Galaxy A32 restarted itself and now is stuck at this 'Phone is starting...'. I googled ways to resolve this but none work, The last option\resort is to factory wipe, but I have images on ...
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Not able to disable battery optimization for apps on Samsung Galaxy A01 Core (Android Go)

I have a Samsung Galaxy A01 Core (SM-A013M) with Android 10 GO. When I tap on "disable battery optimization" for certain apps, it doesn't really do anything, and there's no button to disable ...
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Samsung Galaxy A70 Homescreen

Home screen items added to home screen like websites through Chrome Browser have all disappeared. How do I get these items back on my home screens? Thank you.
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