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can't attach files from dropbox

I reinstalled android (samsung s4) and now I can't attach files from dropbox to text messages. what can be done? it worked before. It's the same problem here ...
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Virtual running device is not running in ANDROID

I have downloaded Android Studio 1.0 and Genymotion (3rd party emulator for running apk) and I have downloaded Genymotion plugin for Android Studio also but whenever I run my android application It ...
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Galaxy S4 screen died -can't access hidden photos

So my S4 screen died today and I've been trying to get out the pictures from the phone. I copied all the normal pictures, but some of the more pictures I got I've "hidden", couldn't be found through ...
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Samsung Kids Mode - rewrap the presents

I didn't spot an option for this in a quick review, but my 3 year old would like for all the apps and/or all the videos in the Kids Mode application to get re-wrapped so she can open them again.
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Black and Broken Screen

I recently broke my phone's screen, so now it's black and i can't see the starting screen where i can type in the pin. It still reacts to chargers and stuff. is there any way i can access the phone ...
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S4 not detecting Sim card

I'm not sure that this is the right place to ask this but I hope getting any hier. I have a Samsung S4 that doesn't recognize the SIM card I've bought a new SIM-Card reader and changed the old one, ...
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S4 won't see connection to PC at either end

Have a Verizon 4.4.3 Galaxy S4 using the standard cable. When I connect to the PC, the PC doesn't show it in explorer. The phone doesn't bring up the connection notification. I have enabled/disabled ...
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My Galaxy s4 wont turn on

last night i left my Galaxy s4 obn the charger and i woke up this morning and it would not turn on at all. Eevery night i shut my phne off and let it charge. I've tried all the techniques, taking out ...
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Can't define APN: “Unfortunatelly, Settings has stopped” - SG 4

I have Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.4.2, Kernel 3.4.0. After returning from abroad and switching back my SIM card I've noticed, that mobile internet is not working. I've noticed in the Settings, ...
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Determining/stopping random phantom notifications during calls

I recently switch carriers and got a used Galaxy S4 to replace the one I would no longer be using. The phone was already cleaned up but I did a factory reset on it myself to be sure. The problem I ...
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Why does Samsung GS4 pattern lock sometimes change to side-by-side layout?

I have the SGS4 SGH-M919, Android 4.2.2, WickedV8 ROM. Normally my lock screen looks like this: Once in a while, my lock screen unexpectedly changes to this side-by-side arrangement: I have ...
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How to figure out what the Android Software Update is?

I just received a "Software update" and in the details it says important [sarcasm] stuff like: Size: 91.45 MB Improved stability. [WARNING: The devices will be restarted during the ...
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How to get old whatsapp account back without using the current cellphone number?

My Samsung Galaxy S4 recently broke. I've had a different whatsapp number and a different cellphone number. How do I get all my contacts back without using the current cellphone number but the ...
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Galaxy s4 sms-975l no wifi after root HELP

My phone cannot connect to internet I have no computer or SIM card does anyone one no.how to fix this I have wifi.at hone and one prism I I
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Samsung galaxy s4 camera issue

My camera is failing to operate. I determined that my camera is on "burst mode". My question is how do I turn off the burst mode if I can not access my camera
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how to remove google + auto back up pictures

Is there a way I can remove the auto back up folder from my S4. Its taking up a lot of space for the backup folder of just pictures and I dont want it there.
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How to fix data connection declined with my samsung galaxy s4?

My samsung galaxy s4 resetted a week ago,suddenly i cannot connect to wifi and bluetooth..i got notification that the data connection was declined. How to fix this problem?
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S4 - Cant hear the caller

I recently did a software update on my Samsung S4, and now I cannot hear the caller, but they can hear me on calls. I did a factory reset and the issue still persists. Does anybody have any ...
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App Dock moved inadvertently

Basic Android Samsung Galaxy 4 on ATT No special launchers Not rooted. Just a normal out of the box Samsung 4. Somehow I have moved the 'app dock' to the middle of the screen. Tried long pressing the ...
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SamsungGalaxy S4 stuck on samsung logo

Yesterday I installed the newest software update for the Samsung galaxy S4(GT-19505). At first, the phone was stuck on a loop of the update 'installing' to 100%, turning on then switching off and ...
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Accepting Calendar invites not showing in calendar

My company uses Gmail as our email and calendar. When I receive an invitation and accept it on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S4) it never puts it in my Google calendar. I have to wait until I get to my ...
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Galaxy s4 compatible sdcards

I'm thinking about buying this: http://www.amazon.com/PNY-Elite-Performance-256GB-Speed/dp/B00FF90EZM/ref=sr_1_3?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1417386617&sr=1-3&keywords=sd+card Is the 256gb ...
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Root my phone(the propere way)

I forgot my password (Yeah, I know, stupid) but it happened. So, I tried everything! But this damn phone doesn't respond to anything I do. Thy say "Press the power, volume, home key at the same time ...
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migration/0 process consuming 2200% cpu

Galaxy s4 with latest Verizon release of Jellybean. My battery has been getting sucked down super fast. Started logging with systempanel and discovered a process called migration/0 is killing me. ...
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how do I get email loaded on tablet?

I have the email app on my tablet, but there are no emails. There were and for some reason they are gone. I had someone hack in to it,but think I am good now. I just don't know what to do to get ...
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How can I recover my password or unlock pattern?

I messed up the unlock pattern 5 times and now my S4 is asking for a passcode that I don't remember setting up. Is there a way to get back to the first password that was set and to avoid the ...
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Galaxy S4 Battery Drain

I recently got an S4, and the battery drain is huge. I'm not even using it with a SIM card yet because it is that bad. Over 10 hours, Phone idle used 36%, and time on was 10 hours 29mins. The ...
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Can't access internet in Chrome, Internet Browser

The problem is little weird, I'm unable to access internet via Chrome and Samsung's default internet browser. The error that appears is : Connection Refused. Whereas I can easily access from other ...
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Google Play Store crashes after update integration on Samsung S4

I'm on rooted stock Samsung Galaxy S4. I integrated Google Play Store with updates to the system partition with Titanium Backup. And after that the Play Store stopped working. I cleared the cache and ...
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Can't turn on Tunnel Bear VPN on my Galaxy S4

I used to be able to to turn on Tunnel Bear VPN on my Galaxy S4. But now, whenever I get the prompt that says I trust this application, it won't let me select the check box. So, I can't connect.
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Update Dictionary Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, and I prefer using the 3x4 T9 keyboard instead of the qwerty one. However, I am an Italian speaker and I have noticed that the list of Italian words (especially) is ...
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s4 pattern swipe wrong 2 many times and no PIN

This is bad.... Entered the wrong swipe pattern 3 times and it asked for my PIN. I don't have a PIN that I can think of, so I tried all the usual- 0000, the last 4 of the cell number, 1234 etc. I ...
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How do I send my own IR signal the with IR blaster?

How do I send my own IR signal with the IR blaster? I have a projector that came with an IR remote that doesn't have an app already. I want to program my galaxyS4 to control it. I have IR receivers ...
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How can I determine what is transmitting data?

Recently I noticed that even while no applications are actively running (at home screen), the up and down arrows under the WiFi status bar item are turning on/off. This is a recent change, and seems ...
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Hard Bricked Verizon SCH-I545 Galaxy S4

I got a Verizon SCH-I545 Galaxy S4 and tried to unlock the bootloader and accidentally hard bricked it. I can't even go in to download mode or recovery mode either. Is there a way I would be able to ...
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I encrypted my phone (samsung S4) of which i dont remember the password. Need help to unlock it and save the data

I am using Samsung S4. I can't remember the password i setup while encrypting it. Is there a way to unlock the device ? If it cant be unlocked how do i factory reset the device or i'll have to go to ...
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How do I clear keyboard/autocorrect history on the Galaxy s4?

I let my younger cousins play on my S4 from time to time, but now I have found that all the words they have used are the first to come up when I use my phone to text. It has gotten quite irritating. ...
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Way to access Samsung Galaxy S4 as USB device without Rooting the phone

How I can connect my Samsung Galaxy S4 to my PC as a USB device. I tried the Build Number shortcut and it did not work. Enabling USB debugging does not fix the problem. The reason behind this is to ...
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Force settings button on Chrome for Android on Samsung devices using AOSP rom

Is there any way i can force settings button to appear on Chrome for Android on a Samsung Galaxy S4 after flashing to any AOSP ROM (Current: SlimKat 8.9). I found out that Chrome does not create a ...
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Lost root when phone rebooted - can't get to download mode only Android system recovery

I have had my phone (Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505, Android 4.4.2) rooted for a while (can't remember exactly how I did it now) but last night I exhausted the battery and when I charged and powered back ...
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Getting rid of certain configuration messages

Just got my first smartphone and I've been trying to get rid of configuration messages that my provider sent me. The problem is that i got sent too many of those, I've installed the ones I needed but ...
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Unable to adb push on Samsung S4

I absolutely can't push to /system/app/ using adb on a rooted S4 with rw remounted filesystem. adb says: Read-only file system Mounts: /dev/block/platform/msm_sdcc.1/by-name/system /system ext4 ...
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Safestrap app won't run after installing recovery — “Unfortunately, Safestrap has stopped”

I can install Safestrap 3.72 (Safestrap-JFLTE-3.72-kk-B01.apk) and then install and use the custom recovery without a hitch. However, once the custom recovery has been installed and the phone is ...
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Screen smashed and need to delete/wipe/reset everything [duplicate]

My screen is smashed and the screen does not work at all on my Samsung Galaxy phone, so I was wondering how reset the phone (delete all the pictures mainly) by not using the way where you have to ...
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Can I recover Android for Galaxy S4 after installing other operation system?

I want to try to use ubuntu on my Galaxy S4 Active. Is there possible to recover Android from Samsung for Galaxy S4 after my using Ubuntu?
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Permissions for /system/etc

I was trying to enable writing titanium backups to the SDCard by editing the file: /system/etc/permissions/platform.xml However I was not paying attention and now everytime I boot up I get spammed ...
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Samsung S4 and Kies error

I am trying to connect my Samsung galaxy S4 to Samsung Kies, yet it says it is not compatible and to download Kies 3 - which I did and then it says the device isn't supported - so both versions of ...
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3G network option in Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

I am trying to change my phone's network (Samsung Galaxy S4 active) from 4g to 3g but I cannot get the option for that. I have been advised to go to Settings > network setup > mobile network ...
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How do I reinstate the little number circle onto the yellow text message envelope icon please?

I want to reinstate the little Number Circle that (use to) appear on the yellow text message envelope as its completely disappeared from my Samsung G4, which is annoying!? I receive audible ...
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Can a Custom ROM affect the performance of my battery?

My Device is Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500. A week ago, I flashed a custom ROM on my Device, now my phone's battery drains out even if the phone is on stand by. Previously, it degraded but not so ...