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Identify a Genuine/Original Versus a Fake/Cloned Samsung Galaxy Phone

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How to identify Samsung Galaxy j7 genuine vs fake?

How to identify Samsung Galaxy j7 genuine vs fake

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A fake phone:

  • has a wider USB
  • is chunkier and heavier;
  • the Camera application takes poor-quality shots;
  • has any specification that deviates from the official one;
  • may have a spelling mistake on the brand logotype itself, which can be anywhere on the phone, including the battery and the space under the battery;
  • will not react to the following USSD codes: *#1234# , *#0*# , *#12580369# , *#197328640# , *#0228# , *#32489# , *#232337# , *#232331# .
  • will show a Chinese menu after you hard-reset it from the powered down state. Warning: everything will be erased from the phone.
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Tap on "Settings", "More", "About phone", and "Status" to check for the IMEI code. Compare it to the one under the battery, which should match it. You can use the code to call Samsung office and confirm that the number is for an active Samsung phone. The IMEI number should start with "3".

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Is my Galaxy J7 genuine? How can I tell that this is a brand new?

Just bought Galaxy j7 online and when I checked it at home there's already call log in the phone a landline number the call last for 6mins. I have tried: I tired to check all details and found out that there is a call log, the call was made and lasted for 6mins and 18sec. How could this possibly happen when it is a brand new as per what the online shop claims it to be.. I think it was caused by: I think the phone is not genuine or it is not a brand new.

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It is a usual practice in some areas to ensure that the shipped goods are in perfect order. This helps the proxy companies (points of sale) to avoid being blamed for damaging the device before shipping it. The device is taken out of the box, turned on, tested for some time, and put back in the box. Also, there are shops that sell brand-new goods from interactive touchpoints (the equipment put onto the open space so that everyone can test it). It is quite possible that someone has forgotten to factory-reset the phone before shipping it. Therefore, the definition of "brand new" can differ in some places (it can be unsealed and tested or sealed and untested).

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Now, to test your phone, just use its USB cord and plug it into a computer. If needed, install the Samsung USB drivers. Then, install Smart Switch or Kies 3. If Kies 3 or Smart Switch recognizes the device, then it is genuine.

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How to spot a genuine Samsung Galaxy Note4 From a fake one?

I'm about to buy a second hand Samsung Galaxy Note4. What is the best way to ensure that the phone I'll buy is no counterfeit, how "good" can these fake smartphones be, I mean, is it that hard to spot them? Thanks for your answer.. I have tried: I've done research and I'll check the camera options, the sensors, the S Pen working correctly an the quality of the screen, I will turn off and on the phone to make sure the Samsung logo shows up on startup, I will check in settings>about phone the processor and the firmware. I think it was caused by: Anything else that could help?

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Is my j7 original, just curios cause I just bought a new one?

Want to know how to spot clone one. I have tried: When I make a call it suddenly switch off

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What is the deference between Samsung j7 original and fake?

After use phone is to hit, like play game, listening song

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My boss just got lucky and draw Samsung j5. He wants to sell it. How should I know if its original since it is still in the box?

My boss just got lucky and draw Samsung j5. He wants to sell it. How should I know if its original since it is still in the box?. I have tried: Nothing. I think it was caused by: Nothing

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I'm going to purchase a Samsung tab S2 9.7" tablet. How can I tell is a genuine Samsung tablet?

What checks can I do when I pick it up at the store?

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Is there a unique code to determine the authenticity of a Samsung j7 phone?

I want to buy a Samsung j7 phone here in Lagos, but the fakes has made life so discomforting. Can you please help me with a unique code to check the genuineness of the J7 brand, thanks?

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I am going to buy J7 from eBay how to know if it is real or fake?

I am going to buy J7 from eBay how to know if it is real or fake

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Samsung Galaxy Note4 screen has a some three yellowish lines at the right side?

Hi, my Samsung Galaxy Note4 screen has a some three yellowish lines at the right side. How do I resolve this given that the phone did not have a shock? Thanks for reacting.. I have tried: I have reset the phone to factory setting.. I think it was caused by: Maybe heat or high temperatures.

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I received a call offering a brand new J7 at 3580 INR?

I want to know if that is possible?

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How to identify original or duplicate Samsung mobile phones?

My mobile does not respond to edit files, not display the saved numbers name on calling, does not display the video calling options, only 2GB internal storage showing of 32GB internal storage

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Hi my phone suddenly turned off with error message "custom binary blocked....bla bla bla" and I can't turn this on. Please help?

I searched on the internet and got the instructions on fixing this problem, installed Kies, Kies3 and tried to restore it but the error message came up and said unsupported device. Is my phone fake? How can I check it when it's turned off? Thank you!

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I have got a problem with the display of my phone?

My dad has send me Galaxy j7 about 5 month earlier. Nowadays while using my phone, screen of the phone blinks frequently. Would you please suggest the reason behind it. Does it occur due to taking screenshots or my phone is not original . Please kindly make me known about it . It is just causing me troubles.. I have tried: I have switched off my phone and also stopped using it for some time but also the problem is repeating.. I think it was caused by: Due to taking screenshots. May be due to some malware or virus.

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1. Purchased a Samsung Galaxy J7 on 28 Oct 2016. Until today did not receive any warranty confirmation from Samsung. Why?

2. Bought a new Samsung Galaxy J7 and how could the charger be faulty. I wanted to charge the phone for the first time but couldn't work. Whereas when I used the S3 model charger it works.. . 3. Premised on the above two scenarios, have I bought a fake Samsung Galaxy J7 phone ?. I have tried: As for the faulty charger I had tried plugging in to 2 other switches but still couldn't work.. I think it was caused by: I suspect the charger or USB cable is not original

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We took a photo of 2 Samsung phones on a standby mode. The other one reflects blue ray of light in the screen and the other one black and white. Will it matter?

What is the difference in screen colors?

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