Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Tips

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How to Find Your Samsung Galaxy CSC Region Code?

After using a Samsung smartphone for a few years, I’ve learned that not everyone is aware of their device’s CSC Region code. This isn’t something the average customer would need to know, but it can be useful for us enthusiasts. So let me show three different ways you can figure out your smartphone or tablet’s CSC letters. So …

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How to Disable and Uninstall Samsung’s Bixby Assistant?

Samsung announced it would launch Bixby, its digital personal assistant, with the Galaxy S8 series. Many features were brought over from S Voice and the company has added many more throughout the years. Lately, they have been pushing it even harder with an added hardware button but I want to show you how to uninstall it. Table Of …

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How to Stop Samsung Devices from Sending Data to Qihoo 360 Servers?

I knew this was going to be a hot-button issue when it was published on /r/Android but I wanted to wait a bit. Now, there is more information available so I have decided to write up this tutorial. Today, I will be showing you how to stop Samsung Galaxy smartphones from sending your data to Chinese Qihoo 360 …

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How to Hide the Galaxy Note 9 Navigation Bar Dot

For years Samsung used hardware navigation buttons but over the last couple they have switched over to the software kind. However, the company still wanted to let people hide the navigation bar when they wanted. Before this was possible thanks to a feature in the Settings app but now there’s a dot in the left corner. Whether you …

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Galaxy Note 9 Update While Rooted

How to Update the Galaxy Note 9 While Rooted Without Losing User Data

Anytime you root a smartphone, install TWRP, or change any system files of your device then you are not able to accept official OTA updates anymore. So if you have modded your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 then you can still install new updates, you just have to follow these steps to not lose any user data. On some …

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Galaxy Note 9 Install Project Treble Custom ROM

How to Install a Project Treble ROM on the Galaxy Note 9

The development scene for Project Treble has been pretty slow because it’s incredibly technical. Slowly but surely we are seeing more custom ROMs released as a Generic System Image (GSI) so they aren’t limited to only one device. And today I’ll be showing you how to install a GSI Project Treble ROM on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. …

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Galaxy Note 9 TWRP Backup

How to Create a Nandroid Backup of the Galaxy Note 9 in TWRP

I recently showed you a couple of ways to create a backup of your data on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Those backups are very basic and only include the “safe” data. However, once you have TWRP installed then you can create a full Nandroid backup that includes all the partitions available on your smartphone. There are all …

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Galaxy Note 9 Disable Security Log Agent

How to Disable the Security Log Agent Notification on the Galaxy Note 9

After you install TWRP on the Galaxy Note 9 the Samsung Experience software recognizes that changes have been made. Specifically, a service called the Service Log Agent notices this and warns the user via a notification about unauthorized actions. This notification will constantly come back unless we use a free application to prevent it from happening. Some OEMs …

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Galaxy Note 9 Install TWRP

How to Install TWRP and Root the Galaxy Note 9

I have previously shown you how to boot the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 into Recovery Mode. What you saw in that tutorial is the stock recovery though and its features are rather limited. However, we can install TWRP as our custom recovery and perform full backups, flash custom ROMs, install custom kernels, and much more. TWRP has become …

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AT&T Galaxy Note 9 Firmware Download

Download the AT&T Galaxy Note 9 Firmware SM-N960U

Samsung sells their smartphone all around the world and each one can have something a bit different with its software (or hardware). So, if you currently looking to download the AT&T Galaxy Note 9 firmware then here are a couple of sources where you can get it from. Just don’t flash this on a non-AT&T device. When it …

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Galaxy Note 9 Restore Firmware

How to Restore the Original Galaxy Note 9 Firmware

In the near future, I will be showing you how to install popular modifications to the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. These mods disable certain features (like accepting OTA updates) and some people just like to experiment with them. So this tutorial will show you how to restore the software back to how it was originally. There are a …

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Galaxy Note 9 Knox Counter

How to Check the Knox Counter on the Galaxy Note 9

Smartphone OEMs typically want to keep their devices as secure as possible. This is especially true with Samsung as they want to maintain their presence in the enterprise market. So they have a security layer in place and I’m going to show you how to see if you’ve tripped the Galaxy Note 9 Knox counter. The more secure …

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Galaxy Note 9 Block Galaxy Apps Notifications

How to Block Galaxy Apps Notifications on the Galaxy Note 9

I unlocked my Galaxy Note 9 today and was greeted with an annoying notification suggesting that I update some application. These applications were automatically installed by the Galaxy Apps store and I don’t even use them. So today I want to show you how to block all Galaxy Note 9 notifications from the Galaxy Apps application. I’ve talked …

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Galaxy Note 9 Theme

How to Apply a Samsung Theme to the Galaxy Note 9

Android has had its own built-in theming platform for years thanks to some contributions from Sony. However, the feature has yet to be made accessible to non-root users who don’t use Substratum but this is different on Samsung devices. With the Samsung Themes app, we can change how certain Galaxy Note 9 apps and features look. Being able …

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Galaxy Note 9 Increase Screen Resolution

Increase the Galaxy Note 9 Screen Resolution

Smartphone manufacturers are using many techniques these days to increase the overall battery life of our devices. One such way of doing this is by lowering the overall screen resolution. However, this lowers the quality of games and videos so let me show you how to increase the display’s pixel resolution of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. If you …

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Galaxy Note 9 Stop App Sleep

Stop the Galaxy Note 9 from Putting Apps to Sleep

Smartphone battery life is a crucial feature for a lot of people these days & smartphone OEMs know it. To help alleviate the stress, some have started adding software features that prevent applications from using too much battery life. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a feature like this but it can prevent apps from working properly.  We’ve …

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How to Open Google Assistant with the Galaxy Note 9 Bixby Button

At first, it was easy to remap the dedicated Bixby button to be remapped for other actions. Samsung fought back with multiple updates but thankfully one application has stuck through it all. Using the free 3rd-party application bxActions, we can open up Google Assistant or Google Now using the Bixby button on the Galaxy Note 9. Note – …

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How to Disable the Galaxy Note 9 Bixby Button

Unlike what other websites are telling you, we can actually prevent Samsung’s virtual assistant from appearing on the screen when we press the Bixby button on the Galaxy Note 9. Instead of simply preventing those accidental presses, today’s tutorial will be showing you how to stop the Bixby service from appearing on the screen at all. Samsung wants …

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How to Remove the Galaxy Note 9 Bixby Home Screen Page

Samsung continues to push its virtual personal assistant, Bixby, in any way that can and I personally don’t blame them. The Home Screen of the Galaxy Note 9 has a page dedicated to Bixby Home but it’s not difficult at all to remove it as long as you follow these steps detailed below. The virtual personal assistant market …

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Galaxy Note 9 App Permissions

How to Control the Galaxy Note 9 App Permissions

Google has built Android in a way that 3rd-party applications can have access to many parts of your device. The emphasis here is may because you have control over these permissions and this tutorial will show you how to allow or deny which apps have access to which permissions on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Things used to …

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How to Fix Galaxy Note 9 Bluetooth Connection Issues

Even though Samsung has kept the 3.5mm headphone port in their flagships, we’re still seeing a growth in the usage of Bluetooth devices. These headphones, earbuds, speakers, microphones, and more that will typically work flawlessly but sometimes we need a tutorial to fix Galaxy Note 9 Bluetooth devices when they don’t want to connect. The rise in Bluetooth …

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How to Wipe the Cache Partition of the Galaxy Note 9

An application’s cached data get corrupt over time and cause issues like force closes, poor battery life, slow performance and even overheating. Instead of going through the Galaxy Note 9 app by app, this tutorial will walk you through how to wipe the entire cache partition for all of your applications on the Samsung smartphone. What is the …

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Galaxy Note 9 Safe Mode

How to Boot the Galaxy Note 9 into Safe Mode

3rd-party applications on Android can interact with each other (and the OS) in so many ways that they can lead to some strange and inconsistent issues. The first troubleshooting step you should do is boot into the Galaxy Note 9 Safe Mode to see if it fixes any overheating, battery life, performance, or force closing issues. Smartphones these …

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How to Boot the Galaxy Note 9 into Fastboot Mode

Fastboot Mode is a special boot mode among many different Android smartphones, and it’s one that is well known among a lot of us enthusiasts. This is the boot mode that is accessed after the bootloader is unlocked because then we can install certain modifications but the feature it’s not available on the Galaxy Note 9. It was …

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How to Boot the Galaxy Note 9 into Download Mode

A highly requested boot mode for the Samsung smartphones is what most people refer to as Download Mode. This is what we use to interface with a piece of software called Odin and it’s something every Samsung owner should know. So this tutorial will walk you through how to boot the Galaxy Note 9 into Download Mode. Oddly …

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Galaxy Note 9 Unlock Bootloader

How to Unlock the Bootloader of the Galaxy Note 9

Every year Samsung releases a new Galaxy Note series smartphone to the world. What some people don’t know is that there are multiple versions depending on where yours was purchased from. If you buy the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in the United States then it comes with a processor chip called the Snapdragon 845. If you buy the …

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