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Samsung Galaxy s4 setup wizard crashes!

After having to factory reset my phone, the setup wizard crashes when I try tp set it up! Thank you for your help!
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I keep getting the error “An unexpected error has occurred. Please try again later.”

I've tried to use both my card and paypal to pay for an app on three different devices (desktop computer, phone, and tablet). None of them work and on my phone I get "Error. We couldn't complete your ...
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Samsung won't turn on past the logo screen

My Samsung S4 mini won't turn on past the Samsung logo screen. I've tried holding down the down power and menu button at the same time and clearing the cache partition thing and rebooting it from ...
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my goal: one app's audio through bluetooth headset, other app's audio through headphone jack

I'm trying to find a way to play navigation audio through my Bluetooth ear piece while playing Spotify through the headphone jack on my Galaxy S4 (Resurrection Remix 5.7.0 ROM, Marshmallow). So far I'...
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Error deleting Google account from Samsung Galaxy S4

I recently upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android Lollipop (5.0.01). I created a new Google account and then added it to the device; when I triee to delete the old Google Account from the device I ...
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How to Root Samsung galaxy S4 SGH I337 - JDQ39.I337UCUAMF3

Can I flash a custom rom on this device? This device has an MF3 bootloader version of at&at. Searching on the web seems to be resulted in the information that is this device can be rooted but no ...
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how to clear or reset wifi data usage consumed history/details in Unrooted Lollipop S4

I'm unable to clear or reset wifi data usage consumed history/details for so many months in Lollipop Galaxy S4- I9505 (Non-rooted). How can I clear the wifi data usage details in phone?
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How do I transfer a started game to a new phone and resume where I left off

I want to backup and move all of my downloaded games on my old Android phone to a new Galaxy 4 Android phone.
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Youtube/Netflix randomlly pauses and displays pause icon after rooting/deleting apps

I fear I may have damaged my samsumg galaxy s4 android 5.0 phone by rooting and deleting some unwanted bloatware. Now when I am watching youtube/netflix at random intervals (2-10 minutes) it will ...
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Samsung Galaxy s4 starts up, then notifications from all apps that they have stopped working

So i've just cleared the cache in recovery mode on my rooted Galaxy S4 (I9515) and i rebooted. And now it takes a long time to get past the splashing samsung sign, and when it does i get a bout a ...
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How do I get sound out of galaxy 4 to come through Aux port in my car?

I have a Toyota Sienna. I am trying to get an audio book located on my Galaxy S4 to play through the Car's sound system. I attach the cable to the Aux port in my car and turn on my Galaxy 4 audio ...
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Can I upgrade my phone to Android 5.0 Lollipop with different PDA and CSC WITHOUT root?

Can I upgrade my phone to Android 5.0 Lollipop with different PDA and CSC WITHOUT root? Current Phone Version: To New Version wish to update(Any of the below PDA, CSC versions):
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How to update Galaxy S4 to Lollipop or Latest Android version? [duplicate]

How to update this Galaxy Not rooted S4 GT- I9505 from Android 4.3 to Android 5.0 or 6.0? Currently not getting or not showing any updates either in this device or from Samsung Smart Switch/Samsung ...
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Galaxy S4 - Cannot turn email notifications OFF

Probably after a software upgrade, my phone now vibrates and makes a sound whenever an email comes in. This is annoying and keeps me up at night! I have unchecked email notifications but it hasn't ...
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Is this Official ROM of gt-i9506?

Device: Samsung Galaxy S4 gt-i9506. The size of some (linked removed because faulty) Samsung ROMs is 1.3 GB while CyanogenMod corresponding ROM's size size 0.3 GB here. I cannot understand so big ...
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Update Rooted Samsung Galaxy S4

Is there anyway to update a rooted Samsung Galaxy S4 Operating System, currently i have Lollipop 5.0.1, i have tried Samsung kies but it shows a message that the device is not compatible.
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Galaxy S4 - automatically does things

last few weeks my S4 does a lot of things automatically. While on a phone it takes print screens, twice I hang up a call and suddenly GPS and auto rotate were on. Few times my call was suddenly quit. ...
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Status/Notification bar can't be accessed while inside full screen apps (GS4 - i9505 CM 12.1 Lollipop 5.1.1)

When I'm running a game or playing a video on full-screen it's simply impossible to push down the status bar. So I have to close the APP whenever I want to see the time, battery percentage or answer a ...
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Does CyanogenMod support the Google Play Store and Google Account integration?

As it says. I am looking into CyanogenMod as a stopgap measure before I upgrade to an iPhone this year or the next. My current phone no longer gets updated and I cannot justify having year old bugs ...
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Blocked/private calls don't show up in call history

I have a Samsung s4 and whenever I get al call from a private number, weather I answer or not, the call isn't recorded in my call log. Does anyone know why? Its really annoying.
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Notification bar turns off screen when pulled down

When I pull down my notification bar and let it rest to read whatever notification I've received (email text etc), the screen will turn off after about 5 seconds. It never did this prior to the ...
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Swapping functions of Back and Menu hardware buttons on Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung reverses the position of Android's Back and Menu (aka Options) buttons, when compared to almost every other device. How does one swap the functionality of these hardware buttons, specifically ...
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crDroid 6 in jfltexx not connecting to mobile internet on most ports (not including 80 and 443)

I recently reflashed my Samsung Galaxy S4 , GT-I9505 jfltexx, to crDroid 6.0 (Filename: crdroid-6.0.0-20151208-jfltexx.zip). Everything is working fine in my Wifi-network. But when I need to use LTE (...
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How to edit /system/bin/lpr in Samsung S4 i9295 running 5.0.1 Lollipop

How do I edit /system/bin files in Android since after 4.x? Has something changed? I seem to recall just opening the file playlpm on the device in a text editor and seeing and making needed ...
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Samsung galaxy s4 - how do i find out what my phone is locked to?

I have recently purchased a Samsung galaxy s4 off of eBay but when it arrived it did not have any indication of what network it belonged to, every time I have gone on websites and typed in the coding ...
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Broken S4 screen

I broke my S4 screen while celebrating my team scoring! I looked up the local phone shops but they are too expensive. Anyone know what I should do? Maybe buy a screen off eBay? I have been told S4's ...
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How to connect to Internet from Windows 7 laptop tethered over blue tooth to Samsung S4

Android Samsung S4: Tethering and Mobile Hotspots > Bluetooth (enabled) Windows 7 laptop: Bluetooth enabled, paired with Samsung S4. Windows Bluetooth Device Control window opens. By default, the ...
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Can't add shortcuts to home page on galaxy s4

Yesterday I upgraded my Galaxy s4 from KitKat to lollipop and since then I can't have shortcuts on my home page. By that I mean every time I create one at first everything is good but then a little ...
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Bluetooth audio skips at same point in every song

When listening to my Galaxy S4 through Bluetooth audio on my car stereo, every song skips at exactly the 22 second mark into the song. The music skips or pauses for just 1 - 2 seconds but it does it ...
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Can a UK Samsung S4 or LG G3 be used in the USA [duplicate]

Can a UK Samsung S4 or LG G3 be used in the USA by international roaming (UK mobile provider), without additional setup in Android?
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Android S4 running out of storage space [duplicate]

What safe files can I remove in order to gain storage space. My emails are not being viewed unless I delete Misc. Files.
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Android 5.0.1 WiFi Connection Status pop-up interuption

Since upgrading to Android 5.0.1 from whatever came on the phone originally I get an annoying pop-up that interrupts whatever app is running even though I have WiFi turned off. This only happens when ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Android 5.0.1 music player won't play consecutive songs

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Android 5.0.1. Music Player issues after "upgrade". Bluetooth connected to car radio, music player set to songs, shuffle, and loop off. After updating to Android 5.0.1 Music ...
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My Galaxy S4 is acting strange

Ok, before we start - my phone is old. At least 5 years old. I realise that may be the cause of my issues, but I just wanted to confirm, or see if there was anything I could do about it. I have a ...
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Headphones detected but audio goes to speaker

I have an Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 that is rooted and runs CM12.1. This problem only occurred from today, when I put my earphones in the phone detects it but when I play audio the audio is directed to ...
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Change the notification setting on the lock screen

After the recent software update, I have been getting notifications from apps like the Messenger app appearing on my lock screen. Originally, I would just get a popup in the toolbar at the top of the ...
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My Samsung Galaxy S4 does not have sound when I play videos, however, sound works on calls

I can make phone calls just fine but when I play videos, there is no sound. I have checked everything I can think of to check.
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whatsapp dp is not seen

I changed my friend's dp in my contact list to the photo that I like.but after sometime I removed the picture and now I couldn't see his updated dp.what should be done to go back to normal
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How to recover the files in KNOX mode after I have rooted the device ?

Samung S4, Android 4.4.4 I rooted my device, and now can't access the files in KNOX mode. Should i unroot it or what ?
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My Galaxy S4 with Lollipop sometimes does not accept my unlock pincode

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505) with Android Lollipop (5.0.1), and rarely, my pincode just fails to accept when I'm unlocking it. I pick up my phone after not using it for a few hours, enter the ...
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how could I know if my phone's been hacked

Someone is telling me every single item of information that I sent via whatsapp how could I know if it is my phone or only the whatsapp account has been hacked I use Samsong Galaxy S4 Gt-I9500 ...
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Stuck in Sending Mode (Galaxy S4)

Everytime I send a sms message, to any of my contacts, it gets stuck sending, with the little circle going round and round. I don't know if it's my network or my phone. This has started happening only ...
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Change IMEI number to obtain tablet data plan?

It looks like T-Mobile offers very cheap data-only plans, but these are only available for tablets. I have read that this is enforced by tracking your IMEI. I was wondering: Is it possible to change ...
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I have a Sprint Samsung Galaxy S4 which I want to root?

If I root my phone will I have any carrier problems? Towelroot seems to be the right program, but is towelroot.com safe? Virustotal said Dr. Web doesn't trust it. Is towelroot the right way to do it ...
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How do you get to the hidden phone settings on Android 5.0

I have a Galaxy S4 running lollipop and the old way to get to this menu was *#*#4636#*#*. How do you do it in other lollipop devices?
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Reformat / reset an unrooted phone and wipe /system

I'd like to reformat / reset my verizon Samsung S4 (SCH-I545, baseband **OF1, Android 5.0.1). After doing a number of tests and experimentation, I believe that there is a malicious binary sitting in /...
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Copying WeChat Sight Videos from S4

I use the WeChat messenging application on my Samsung Galaxy S4 Black Edition (GT-I9515). Among its features, users can send short videos as so-called Sights. I am trying to copy these videos to my ...
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Why can't my contacts see photos I send via SMS?

Trying to download SMS programs, tried a few, so to have better customizable color options as the new Samsung Galaxy sucks for that. Everything I have tried, whatsapp, GO SMS Pro, Viber, Hangouts, ...
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How to boot my Samsung Galaxy S4 mini when wall charger is plugged

I am Developing an Android Application, here i want my phone to start booting automatically when the phone is plugged into any power outlet without hitting any power button.I found many solutions and ...
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Update/Reset android firmware by SD Card. Verizon Samsung S4

I have a Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 that was rooted on the 4.3 build with the saferoot method (I think, it's been awhile). I had since installed Xposed framework and installer, etc. I unrooted with ...