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  1. Harryturtleface

    Question Backlight or Something Else

    I have a Samsung 55" KS8000. I found it broken. When I came home I tried to fix it. I found it has sound but no backlight or image (I tried to see an image with a flashlight). Upon further inspection with a multimeter I thought it was the t-con board. However I replaced it and it didn't work. I...
  2. MDThompson51686

    Question Family member calls me but using a totally different number than my Verizon one?

    Hey guys I have a Google Pixel XL4 and my father has a Samsung Galaxy S5. I received a text of a Tik Tok link from what I thought was him at first but then realized it wasn't from him as my saved contact but a different number from Georgia. I also noticed at the beginning of the Text was "Dad"...
  3. M

    Question Wifi hotspot speed on Samsung A5 2016 slower than in-phone 4G speed -- advice?

    Hello, here in my rural area, I'm using my aging Samsung A5 2016 (the EU model, A510F) to create a wifi hotspot over which I connect my PC to the Internet using a TP-Link Archer T2U Plus USB antenna. Everything works fine, connection is good and stable, but the maximum speed I get on the PC...
  4. A

    Question Samsung Series 7 NP700Z5AH Slow Performance Trouble

    Samsung Series 7 NP700Z5AH, i7-2675QM @2.2GHz, 8GB RAM. System in great condition, largely unused over last several years. Several years ago this laptop began giving me trouble by randomly freezing, so it went into storage. Tried at one point to clean it and found some possibly-related issues...
  5. Question Can someone confirm whether fixing this Samsung TV is achievable/economically viable?

    UE55NU8000T I am presuming not, but would appreciate if someone could confirm. Thanks in advance Videos https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Bdp1SwodfJW9bXmHEycnMpHsP3g2eg3R/view https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pIE5SnYT1ZGPXATbOpPgzba7KmZKukGt/view
  6. J

    Question Samsung boots only sometimes

    Hey! I have a weird issue. My Samsung 350V5C-S05CZ boots only sometimes. Like one of 10 times when I turn it on. Sometimes it boots 2times in a row and sometimes it doesn´t boot even after 20th time. When it doesn´t boot Leds turn on, fan is working, but screen remains black. It seems like...
  7. M

    Question Volume Issues Samsung TV & Home Theater

    My circa 2018 Samsung smart TV and circa 2017 Samsung home theater system has recently been acting up. The Samsung TV remote always controlled the home theater volume (instead of seeing the TV volume up or down display on the TV, it would instead change the home theater volume control). It...
  8. C

    Question Alternatives to Samsung's "The Frame" TV

    Hi there, I've been eyeing a 55" Samsung "The Frame" TV. It sure looks nice, but it's much more expensive than other 55" TVs. I don't need a super flat wall mount, but the idea of the TV displaying pictures when not in use is very appealing from an aesthetics point of view. Are there cheaper...
  9. N

    Question My laptop turns off when internal HDD is attached

    my laptop didn't have this problem before though, it just started yesterday that when I turned it on it turns on a few seconds showing the laptop brand logo then turns off afterwards. I tried to fix it by removing the HDD and it turned on afterwards bringing me to the laptop's boot system then I...
  10. Question Samsung Smart TV keeps rebooting after showing bettery empty image

    I have a 65 inch Samsung smart tv model UN65H6300. It had been working correctly up to this point. But suddenly I started to see the attached image on my tv appearing to indicate that a battery was empty and then it shuts down and tries to restart again. I had connected to my wifi for the...
  11. T

    Question Help with PS4 on a 2009 Samsung LCD TV

    So I was recently given a Samsung 2009 LCD TV B460 series (model # LN32B460B2D; model code # LN32B460B2DXZA). I’ve only been using it for PS4 and I saw online that some older TV models just don’t work with the PS4. It definitely works, but some things look off. For example, I’m playing Final...
  12. R

    Question Samsung s20 wireless charging does not work

    Hi, I bought myself an s20 a few months ago and I usually charge it either on cable or wireless. After like a month of using it Wireless charging stopped working completely and not a single wireless charger works aymore. Before you ask, yes wireless charging is enabled and it should be working...
  13. Cassiehunt

    Question Samsung Tab E screen wont light up

    I have a Samsung galaxy tab e that was unfortunately mistreated by someone which has caused the backlight/LCD screen to light up. It still powers on and works you just can't see the screen. I've watched YouTube videos, taken it apart to make sure all wires and strips are attached with no luck...
  14. barryallen82

    Solved! Advice Needed: Need a *SMALL* Android Smartphone

    Hi there, I am in the market for a new phone; and am not at all fond of these massive 5 - 6" + behemoths that dominate the market. I'd very much appreciate suggestions for Android phones in the 4.2" to 4.8" size range. My spec requirements are modest: 1.5 - 2 GB RAM and 32 GB ROM will be...
  15. shutupnabi

    Solved! Got a second hand samsung soundbar with no subwoofer

    The model number on it is HW-H450 and the subwoofer that was supposed to come with it is PS-WH450. I’m wondering if i can use a different sub instead, it’s really hard to find. What should i do.
  16. MortenElite

    Question Ps4, tv and HT-TXQ120

    Hello, I have a HT-TXQ120 and i want to connect my ps4 and tv. I already have it done by hdmi but I want to use a optical cable to. But every time I set it up, then there’s no audio at all. tried ps to tv with hdmi and then optical cable from ps to surround. And the same as the above but with...
  17. AKLT

    Question Samsung Galaxy A51 - Can we set the SD card as the primary storage?

    I'm looking to replace my mother's S8+, which often is full and the SD card is not able to set as the primary storage, which is the main reason for why im looking at this budget mid range phone. Anyone has insights if the model is able to set the SD as the main storage for apps and media...
  18. bobbyurso

    Question SD Card Problems. (SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 PRIME)

    So I have filled my phone's internal storage, which is 16GB. I have a 100GB SD card, but I cannot seem to turn it into my internal storage. Every time I go to the SD card settings, it only says "Format" and doesn't have the "Format as Internal" it should have. I am running on Android 9.
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    Solved! Samsung UN39FH5000FXZA black screen with ok audio

    I tried rebooting the tv but it didn't help. I did the flashlight test and can see very faint images, so I'm assuming the backlight is down. What component(s) most likely should be replaced?
  20. billsam

    Solved! Can a Samsung HT_j5550l/ZN play netflix in dolby digital plus in the app on it?

    Hello I want to purchase a surround system that enables me to watch netflix in 5.1 and i saw a samsung HT_j5550l/ZN with the tall speakers for 300$ used . so I was wondering if it could be able to do the task. I have an old jvc 44 inch LED
  21. B

    Solved! Playing Laptop through Onkyo TX-SR444 to a samsung smart TV

    When i plug my laptop into the receiver (Game1) it does not detect the source. Also when connected via HDMI my laptop screen flickers and mouse jumps. How do you successfully mirror PC screen on a TV using the reciever?
  22. P

    Question ARC issue with Yamaha receiver and Samsung TV

    Hello, I have Yamaha RX-A3080 and Samsung 8K QLED TV QE65Q950RBTXXH. I'm connecting HDMI cable (arc compatible) from oneconnect (HDMI3) to Yamaha receiver OUT1(arc) it seems the tv is switching to HDMI receiver but i don't get any sound. I have configured correctly both the TV and the receiver...
  23. G

    Solved! Phone keeps opening tab/displaying ads on its own

    Been dealing with this for a few weeks now, but my phone will randomly open Chrome (and, if I'm already in Chrome, a new tab) to some website about downloading a crypto browser app. Then two days ago, I also started getting some drop down ad on my screen itself of some not-Facebook ad (It's...
  24. C

    Solved! Vizio TV, Samsung Soundbar, HELP

    I have the sub and Soundbar synced. I have the HDMI out (Soundbar) hooked directly into the back of the TV. I researched and read about ARC and enabling CES and all this stuff but I’m thoroughly confused. I can control volume with Soundbar remote, but TV has no sound. Not sure if the hook up is...
  25. C

    Question Samsung 65" TV no backlight do led strips have fusible links

    Hello: I have a Samsung 65" UN65 EH6000F Screen tested fine but I have no backlight. I tested the led strips. There are 6 strips with 2 segments each. When putting power to the first segment thru the connector no leds lit. when I put power to the +/- solder points nothing lit. Then there are 4...
  26. B

    Question 55" Samsung F7100 TV turns off when soundbar is hooked up via HDMI

    I have a 55" Samsung smart TV that is turning off when i hook my sound bar up with an HDMI cord. My set up is, Xfinity box to soundbar "in" with HDMI and Soundbar "out" to TV HDMI. Not sure why but every time I turn my TV on it turns off after about 5 min. The screen is black and is clicking, I...
  27. Nicy1

    Question My phone won't stay on

    I have a samsung note 5 and today all of a sudden it started going off when i unplug the charger. It goes off after a few mins. I don't understand why this is happening. When it shuts down, it restarts itself, as soon as the AT&T logo shows, it goes off again. If it's plugged in, it will stay on.
  28. N

    Question Samsun TV getting every channel over antenna except for one!

    Randomly our Samsung Smart TV stopped showing local Channel 13 (CBS). I have re-scanned, turned the antenna, and re-set the TV back to factory. When I try Channel 13 it says "no Signal" check your connection. But every other local channel is coming in fine. What's even weirder is that I don't...
  29. I

    Question Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT-P7500) won't turn on or charge

    Hey there, I have recieved this tablet a few days a ago, ordered original samsung charger and tried charging it up and turning it on, however the tablet wont turn on (not even a battery icon doesn’t show up). I tried taking it apart, disconnecting the battery for a while connector, holding the...
  30. G

    Question UN65NU6070 Doesn't Appear to have HDR function (despite being advertised as such)

    Really looking for some insight here as I've not searched forums, dealt with Samsung Customer care, and have had a tech come by an visit - still to no avail. I recently attempted to test out my TV's HDR, when to my surprise, there is no setting or obvious way of telling the TV is displaying...
  31. S

    Question Looking to upgrade from a Mitsubishi WD-65731

    I have a Mitubishi WD-65731 that will not power all the way on. I am looking at upgrading to 4K. Found the two below as options. Which would be a better option to move to (looking at staying below 1k)? thanks Samsung - 65" Class - LED - 7 Series - 2160p - Smart - 4K UHD TV with HDR Model...
  32. TheSLIP

    Question Sony HT-100SF Soundbar not working with Samsung Television

    This is driving me crazy. It's happened once or twice before and just seemed to correct itself. While cleaning, my mouther moved the sound bar, either hitting a button on the touch controls or perhaps loosening a connection, resulting in sound only coming through the TV. I went through and...
  33. T

    Question DAC converter doesn’t connect to tv (it does on ps3/ps4 though -help)

    I bought this converter https://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B01MXSK8YX/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and another two actually. I Tried to connect Them with my jbl es 20 speakers which are connected to the amplifier. The tv is a Samsung ue65ks8080. And changed the settings audio...
  34. B

    Question Does samsung galaxy s10+ have any known struggles?

    Hi, I'm writing this post, because i'm quite confused. For first, I'd like to notice that I live in Poland. So, I've decided, it's a time to change my phone, I'm thinking right now about galaxy s10+, but I saw something strange, the prices for same model, can be different in some stores for...
  35. N

    Question Sometimes my phone dont recognize charger

    My phone is samsung s9+ and sometimes when I conect my charger, nothing happens and my phone dont recognize the charger, but when I unplug the charger and plug it again it fix.I only use orginal chargers.Also when the phone recognize the charger, charging is very good and fast. The port also isn...
  36. FirstLast1234

    Question Which speaker is better, the Samsung Q90R or the Sony ST5000?

    Which speaker/soundbar system is better, the Samsung Q90R or the Sony ST5000? Which one is louder? Are there any qualities that one has that the other doesn't? I pretty much just want a rundown of the pros and cons of each of them, and everyone's opinions on which one is louder, better, etc...
  37. S

    Question samsung s10e or huawei p20 pro?

    I have to chose between this 2, since I have been 'til now an iphone user (iphone SE). I'm looking for a durable in time device , such as the battery life, processor etc. Sorry for my bad english.
  38. S

    Question No Option To Change Audio Type To PCM On Samsung TV (Model: LN46b500P3F)

    Hey everyone! A couple days ago, I bought a soundbar for my grandparents. The soundbar is a Toshiba TY-SBX130B, connected to the TV by an Optical Audio Cable, and works great and their Blu-ray Player plays audio through the soundbar no problem, but when their TV (Samsung LN46B500P3F) is on...
  39. C

    New phone woes

    So I recently had to get a new phone and had a choice between s10 and lg40 and I honestly am torn. Are the differences negligible?
  40. C

    Question Samsung smart tv stuck in power loop

    Model: un55ks9500 My Samsung curved smart tv is stuck in a power loop and never fully turns on, backlights come on but not picture or sound. I've replaced the main and power boards with the same issue persisting. Please help! Thanks in advance!
  41. M

    Question Free Internet?

    Hello, I have free 10 GB internet for Instagram, facebook and deezer every month, but just for those three apps. Is any way to use that internet for other apps? Telenor is my provider. photo
  42. P

    Question Logitec Z906 + Samsung UE55NU7021

    I'm not sure if this question has been answered before. I've been googling but can't really find a definitive answer so I wonder if you guys can help! I've recently bought a Samsung 55'' UE55NU7021...
  43. A

    Question Samsung cracked TV screen

    I have a 55" TV, purchased in October. We were watching the TV on 31st May, and it made a loud popping noise and then showed a spider web pattern on the screen. I contacted my retailer, who told me to contact Samsung. I called Samsung, who eventually arranged for an engineer to collect the TV...
  44. X

    Question App volume problems on Samsung Smart TV with LG Soundbar

    Good evening. I have a Samsung 49MU6290 TV connected to an LG LAS551H soundbar Via HDMI ARC. Also connected is a Sony BDP-S6700 Blu-Ray Player, a Spectrum DVR and a Nintendo Switch. The soundbar provides booming sound and usually when I am watching TV or playing games it is fine at about 15...
  45. D

    Question I have a Kamron audio KA-42 and no clue.

    Kamron audio KA-42 hookup. i've got a Samsung 5034 smart tv. I have an old Yamaha RX-V495. I don't know anything about any of it really. Wondering what i'll need to hook this all up. I have my ps4 pro hooked up to the tv too. Please don't expect me to know what anything is like ARC -i have no...
  46. admin

    Samsung Patents Weirdest Phone Yet: A Rollable Candy Bar

    The rollable display phone expands from normal candy bar size to extra-elongated format. Samsung Patents Weirdest Phone Yet: A Rollable Candy Bar : Read more
  47. admin

    Galaxy Note 10 Pro and Its Four Cameras Look Gorgeous in New Renders

    The phone looks similar to the smaller Note 10, but with four sensors on the back. Galaxy Note 10 Pro and Its Four Cameras Look Gorgeous in New Renders : Read more
  48. admin

    Behold the Galaxy Note 10 in These High Definition Renders

    The 6.3-inch phone will have a punch hole selfie camera centered on the top of the display. Behold the Galaxy Note 10 in These High Definition Renders : Read more
  49. admin

    Leaked Galaxy Note 10 5G Benchmarks Tease Insane Speeds

    Two versions of the Note 10 5G with different processors have been benchmarked, with one beating even Samsung’s own S10+. Leaked Galaxy Note 10 5G Benchmarks Tease Insane Speeds : Read more
  50. B

    Question audio from TV and PC to one 5.1 system

    I want to use my Sony HT-RT3 5.1 system (Dolby only) for my TV and PC. I have been using my Samsung UHD TV as my computer monitor via the PC's GPU hdmi for both display and basic audio. I, of course, get stereo sound from my TV speakers. The TV is connected to the mentioned surround speakers...
  51. admin

    The Galaxy Note 10 Will Keep Buttons But Kill the Headphone Jack

    Reliable source claims that Samsung tried no buttons but it didn’t work well enough. The Galaxy Note 10 Will Keep Buttons But Kill the Headphone Jack : Read more
  52. admin

    Galaxy Note 10 Leak Reveals Most Surprising Spec

    The standard Note 10 looks to be getting a smaller battery than the Note 9. Galaxy Note 10 Leak Reveals Most Surprising Spec : Read more
  53. admin

    The First Phone with a 64-Megapixel Camera Will Be Samsung's Galaxy A70s

    The giant camera sensor will debut in a mid-range phone before making it to flagships. The First Phone with a 64-Megapixel Camera Will Be Samsung's Galaxy A70s : Read more
  54. admin

    Galaxy Note 10 Leak: Very Fast Charging, Battery and Design Detailed

    It looks like the Galaxy Note 10 will be one of the fastest charging phones ever and feature a punch hole in a new location. Galaxy Note 10 Leak: Very Fast Charging, Battery and Design Detailed : Read more
  55. Paul Wagenseil

    Info This Simple Hack Disables Most Samsung Phones

    Two lines of code are enough to lock the Samsung Knox secure container and lock the user into a phone's launch screen. This Simple Hack Disables Most Samsung Phones : Read more
  56. C

    Question Harmon Kardon No Audio Samsung Series 7

    Hi new to the forum. Would like some help pls. My Harmon Kardon system used to work perfectly fine on an old TV of mine and it still does if I test it out on it. However on my new TV a Samsung Series 7 smart TV the audio won't work anymore. Visual works fine, I have the TV connected to my AVR...
  57. Mark Spoonauer

    Discussion The Pixel 3a Should Scare Samsung and Apple

    Google's Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL aren't just good-looking phones for the money. They are true threats to the Galaxy S10e and iPhone XR. The Pixel 3a Should Scare Samsung and Apple : Read more
  58. Royalikor

    Question Fake charging on Samsung NP270e5e

    Hello, my Samsung Np270E wont charge after a power outage, it just says charging but no power is added, battery led turns on and shows Orange=charging, but when i take off the battery with ac plugged in the laptop goes off immediately, I've tried several ac adapters still no way, ive had the...
  59. F

    Question Samsung 1080p tv with smart hub locked at 720p (or less)

    I have a samsung j5290 43" and the smart hub and all the tv option menus has a very poor image quality, i tried to update but seems i have the last update patch, can i fix it or is just that way? i am currently using the xiaomi mi box and the image quality is much superior so its not the tv itself
  60. PhilipMichaels

    Discussion Galaxy S10 Plus vs. Note 9: Which Samsung Phone Has the Best Camera?

    The Galaxy S10 Plus and Note 9 both boast excellent cameras. We pitted the two phones against each other in a photo face-off. Galaxy S10 Plus vs. Note 9: Which Samsung Phone Has the Best Camera? : Read more