Doug Lynch

Hi, I have been building websites since the mid-90s AOL days when websites were written in notepad. I have always gravitated toward making websites that help others. I began using Android back in 2012 and you'll find my work on websites like here, Reddit, Phandroid, XDA-Developers, Play Store Sales, and more.

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How to Manually Download Samsung Android Firmware Image Files

I wanted to take a day off from Samsung Galaxy Note 10 tutorials in order to cover this one today. There will be times that you need to have Samsung’s Android firmware files on your PC. There are many, many methods of doing this and I’ll cover a few of the more popular options which are currently available. …

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Galaxy Note 10 Uninstall Bloatware

How to Uninstall Galaxy Note 10 Bloatware?

It’s common for these companies to partner with app developers to get their services preinstalled onto smartphones. The bad thing is that this can be done in a way that makes it difficult for users to uninstall them. So let me show you how to remove those pesky applications that cannot be uninstalled through the traditional method. I …

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How to Take a Screenshot on the Galaxy Note 10?

Samsung has been ruffling features since the introduction of Bixby and its dedicated hardware button. The Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ changed things up by switching back to a 3-button layout but changing how the power button functioned. So with that now changed, let me show you how to take a screenshot on these new Samsung …

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Galaxy Note 10 Unlock Bootloader

How to Unlock the Bootloader of the Galaxy Note 10?

Samsung has released three different versions of its Note 10 series. The Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10+, and the Galaxy Note 10+ 5G. If you have the Exynos variant of any device in this series then you should know the bootloader can be unlocked. This tutorial will show you how it’s done and that it takes less …

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Galaxy Note 10 Download Mode

How to Boot the Galaxy Note 10 into Download Mode?

Samsung doesn’t have a Fastboot Mode on its smartphone and instead opts for what is called Download Mode. The two share some similarities but offer vastly different features and experiences. So today I will be walking you through how we can boot the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 as well as the Galaxy Note 10+ into and out of …

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How to Boot the Galaxy Note 10 & 10+ into Safe Mode?

Smartphones these days are built upon layers and layers of different technologies. They are all set up to function properly with each other but some times layers can go a bit haywire. This leads to the common issues you see reported online and the Galaxy Note 10 Safe Mode feature is a great way to start troubleshooting the …

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Galaxy Note 10 Side Button Power Menu

How to Make the Galaxy Note 10 Button Bring up the Power Menu

As more people get their hands on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ they will notice that holding down the Power Button doesn’t bring up the Power Menu. At least, it doesn’t work that way by default. Instead, it will bring up Bixby but thankfully we can change this to how you expect it to …

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change active partition

How to Change the Current Active Partition Slot?

Some of my more recent tutorials have centered around Android’s Seamless System Update feature. This feature requires the smartphone or tablet to have dual partition slots (slot A and slot B) so it can switch between the two during updates. However, we can use this system to our advantage and manually switch slots ourselves using a Fastboot command. …

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