Questions tagged [samsung-mobile]

This tag is for questions related to application development issues affecting just Samsung Mobile devices.

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How do I confirm tampering (rooting or non-OEM rom) on device running my device owner app?

This post is related to this one: Setting Device Owner app problem "Workspace has been locked" Android Oreo 8.1 I have a device owner app (kiosk using locktask, etc.) running on Samsung ...
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Android requestPinAppWidget returns false after recent installation

I'm having issues with AppWidgetManager::requestPinAppWidget Sometimes the method requestPinAppWidget returns false. We reproduce it by uninstalling the app and installing again from fresh using ...
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Ionic Framework - Samsung Note 8

I have a question about the Play Store (I know that it outside of ionic but I figured I'd ask here anyways). I have one of my testers using a Note 8 which after digging, I see that it is unsupported ...
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Why are notifications not showing on a Samsung Galaxy S10+

Notifications not showing specifically on S10+ I made changes on an app since it was outdated and the notifications where not showing up on newer android versions, such as android 8. However i ...
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See crashes in google play console for users with Android 9 . Only Samsung devices

After upgrading my app from target SDK from 26 to 28 I started to see the following crash stack trace in google play console. I didnt find how to reproduce so not adding code. Fatal Exception: java....
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How to fix a Samsung with Android 8.0 and 8.1.0 specific SecurityException when calling AudioManager.setMode(MODE_NORMAL)?

I am working on an app which uses the AudioManager for changing the audio state. While the app is in background the app crashes when changing the mode back to normal. It is a device specific problem. ...
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Preventing Samsung Device care from deleting files

Important data required for our Android app to function properly (such as downloaded mp3 audio files and images) are often reported by users as “lost” / “got deleted” / “app ate data for lunch”. It ...
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Custom AlertDialog on Samsung One UI displays at bottom of screen

I have implemented a custom AlertDialog for my app which works as intended with all devices I've tested except in particular for Samsung Devices running on Android 9 using the Samsung One UI. For the ...
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Unity GoogleVR1.2 Cardboard displays upside down on Samsung

Currently, I am trying to make the Virtual Tour app to play with cardboard, then get the demo completed and it's working like a charm in Editor Play mode and on my Lenovo Phab 2 phone. Unfortunately, ...
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Input dispatching timed out error on Xamarin App Android

I have a problem with Xamarin Android. Several Android users using my app are getting ANR error, 9/10 on Samsung devices. I've tryed to replicate the problem on our devices with no success (Samsung ...
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How do I extract and compile my devices proprietary binaries together with the android source code?

I have a Samsung A3(2015) and I want to build android from source and load it onto the device. Following the fairly straightforward steps on https://source.android.com/ I have setup the environment ...
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How to pass data from Android app to Samsung Bixby capsule?

I want to add Bixby voice command to my Android app. My app has 2 activities. Activity_1 calls a service and passes the data to Activity_2. Activity_2 has several buttons and does some actions with ...
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How can I use Bixby to generate “onClick()” event on a view in an Android activity

I want to use Samsung Bixby to generate "onClick()"-like events in an activity of my Android app (the activity has several buttons and I want to use voice commands with Bixby to click on them). How ...
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Samsung S8, hiding Navigation bar off-centers toast

I currently have an issue with my Galaxy S8 when hiding the Navigation Bar using the button on the left of the provided nav bar. I'm displaying a toast on certain user actions but the Nav bar is off ...
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Samsung Galaxy App Not Installed Exception

I am trying to deploy an update of an existing Mobile application & keep getting the following exception: "App Not Installed" Q: What am I doing wrong? Q: Is there a way to see or activate ...
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Context.startForegroundService() did not then call Service.startForeground() on Samsung devices

I have an issue with background working of service on Samsung devices. Fatal Exception: android.app.RemoteServiceException: Context.startForegroundService() did not then call Service.startForeground()...
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Samsung Galaxy Phones Constant for Do Not Disturb (Pie)

Does anyone know how to find the Samsung Galaxy phones equivalent constant to Settings.ACTION_ZEN_MODE_PRIORITY_SETTINGS? I have an app that crashes when Samsung users click on the button that is ...
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BiometricPrompt crashes on Samsung S9 with Face unlock

I am using the new BiometricPrompt API in Android P (API 28) in my application. (I am actually using it inside a wrapper based on this project so that it functions on older devices too, but that is ...
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Video in Android Webview is not playing in Samsung Phones

I am developing an app with a webview in it. I tried to play a video from the app using some phones and found out that the video is not playing on Samsung phones but it played well in other phones. ...
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How to check user's Bio-Metric Preference through Biometric api?

As we all know, from android 9.0, android introduced BiometricPrompt Api to provide standard authentication experience across growing range of biometric sensors (E.g Fingerprint,Face ID etc). Now ...
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Self-managed connection service callbacks aren't invoked on Samsung devices

I develop a VoIP app using this guide. I faced the problem with a self-manged connection service on Samsung devices. I'm placing a call using TelecomManager. I expect that ConnectionService::...
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Unable to detect the Samsung S9 device using Android Studio on Google Cloud Platform (Windows OS)

We are unable to mount Samsung S9 to Android Studio installed on Google Cloud Platform (Windows OS). The device is successfully mounting to local machine but does not get mounted for debugging or ...
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How to Pick Images and Pdf files using single intent in Samsung file explorer?

I only want to pick Images and pdf files from file explorer using single Intent, Currently, I am using this piece of code. this code is working fine for all devices except Samsung file explorer. I ...
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Deployment failed - No space left on device

I can't deploy an app anymore, because the system is telling me that there is no space left on the device. I checked with the "My files" app directly on the device and it states: Internal memory: ...
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Samsung phones ignore Captive Portal intent (android.net.conn.CAPTIVE_PORTAL)

I want to setup an Activity that can be chosen to navigate a captive portal. When I select a WiFi network that is captive I want to be able to choose my app as the handler instead of starting the ...
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Android Dev: High noise floor on audio recordings on Samsung Galaxy S6

I am building an app to analyze voice quality.The user makes a voice recording which is stored on the device and then sent to a server for analysis. I recently noticed that all audio recordings from ...
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App seems to be in background when activity onStart is called

Since Android Oreo you cannot start a service when the app is not in foreground. In my app I start a service in the activity's onStart-method. This works perfectly fine most of the times. However, ...
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Android - Samsung 'Themes' - How to design/use my own Theme (for personal use)?

In recent years, Samsung smartphones have included a Themes app. There are plenty of Designers who publish Themes on there, for use on newer Samsung phones. (Some are Free, others aren't).. However, ...
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Error “Device doesn't support picture-in-picture mode” entering PIP (picture in picture) mode on Samsung mobile

I'm using PIP mode on Android O phone (various Samsung versions) and it works fine. However, if I turn on accessibility mode I get java.lang.IllegalStateException·enterPictureInPictureMode: Device ...
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mAudioManager.SetStreamVolume(Stream.Notification…) sets Stream.Ring volume on LG G5

The following code works on Samsung devices: var mAudioManager = (AudioManager)context.GetSystemService(Context.AudioService); mAudioManager.SetStreamVolume(Stream.Notification, 5, 0); But on the LG ...
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Xamarin.Android DateTime related crashes on Samsung devices

We are experiencing DateTime parsing/instantiating related app crashes on Android in a Xamarin based cross platform app. The crashes only occur on Samung devices, mainly S8, S8+ and Note8 with Android ...
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Emulate Samsung Galaxy devices on Chrome

Somebody knows how to emulate Samsung Galaxy Sx devices on Chrome? S6 and S10. Is there somekind of calculation to find these settings: width, height, DPR? There is only information to emulate in ...
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Galaxy S10, S10+ Full Screen Mode

How can achieve full screen mode with Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+, the following code do not work for me: getWindow().getDecorView().setSystemUiVisibility( // Set the content to appear under the ...
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'WebDriverException' occuring when website is tested on native samsung browsers when automating using Appium

When testing a website, following exception occurs on devices: On Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (Android 5.1.1): OpenQA.Selenium.WebDriverException : An unknown server-side error occurred while ...
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ACTION_IMAGE_CAPTURE on samsung device blurred

I'm using this code to open camera intent : Intent takePicture = new Intent(MediaStore.ACTION_IMAGE_CAPTURE); takePicture.putExtra(MediaStore.EXTRA_SCREEN_ORIENTATION, ActivityInfo....
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Tizen device manager do not see my Samsung s9+

ADB can see my phone... (so usb enabled, device authorized - all good) but ! in tizen devices manager: nothing ... what to check and which problem to search ?
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these weird logs were on my s9+ can anyone tell me what the are?

https://i.stack.imgur.com/DLf11.jpg https://i.stack.imgur.com/sNulw.jpg I found these weird logs on my non rooted s9+ phone and I cant seem to nail down exactly where they they came from or what they ...
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how Bixby NL process with key word like “of”

For example [g: article] what is (united states of America)[v: words], it will run fine in the simulator, but in a real device, only united states goes to the target value, it happens to other NL too.
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Samsung devices shows badge number on App's icon for notifications, I want to disable it

I have an OnGoing notification that shows date and time. I update it every minute and it works. But the only problem is in some phones like Samsung, It shows a badge number on my App's icon. I don't ...
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React native app white screen in Samsung Galaxy M20

I generated an APK for my app with expo:build android. It works fine in my One plus. Also tried in a couple of other Samsung Galaxy devices. It works there as well. But my client uses a Samsung Galaxy ...
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Firebase default notification color is not visible in Samsung

Firebase default notification color is not visible when the app is in the background state. Here is the manifest file configuration - <meta-data android:name="com.google.firebase.messaging....
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Samsung SM719 - dropping IP Fragmented Protocol packets - UDP

I am having the following issue with my brand new Samsung Galaxy S2 with android 7.0 I have an app that receives data from a blackbox Device through an UDP Socket, the data sent by the blackbox ...
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This application does not support pin Windows

Users are complaining that my application is not able to be pinned on their S7 Devices using Oreo. Neither Snapdragon nor Exynos. The error does apparently only happen since a certain point in time - ...
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Getting Time Active and Time Sedentary (a la FitBit) From Samsung Health API

The S Health app shows "Active Time" with number of minutes active out of 60. I don't see any obvious way of retrieving this data from Samsung Health API (https://developer.samsung.com/onlinedocs/...
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Why Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) can not catch event or use gps on my app

My samsung galaxy A7 have some problem. First of all, i install my app to my phone but it can catch event when i click on button. But on the other phone i can easily to click on it and it can catch ...
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Is there any way to customize notification colors on Samsung One UI?

I'm trying to customize look and feel for notifications inside Samsung One UI (Android Pie) because, by default, it uses some weird (non defined anywhere in my app) color for app's name.
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Samsung Devices OS 9.0 throw 'android.security.KeyStoreException: Key user not authenticated', when the “Preferred Biometric” is 'Face recognition'

We implemented new android.hardware.biometrics.BiometricPrompt replacing the existing android.hardware.fingerprint. The new Biometrics API works as expected until we have the 'Preferred Biometric' as '...
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Html5 video mp4 H.264 codec mobile browser support list

So I have my Samsung S7 with Samsung Internet browser 8.2 which is December 2018 release according to wikipedia. And mp4 H.264 video in CAVLC encoding (aka Baseline profile) is not working, while ...
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Samsung Tab GT P-1000 battery issue

A red cross sign is displayed over the battery level sign when my samsung tab GT P-1000 is connected with a charger
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I face android media player error (-38, 0) in Samsung and Google latest version mobile

ref: log We use the Google sample project with the following changes. Same things we use in our project, we got an error (-38,0) on media player error listener in Samsung flagship devices and ...