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Why does stat report no space on / (root) but space available on /system?

On my rooted Android 4.4.2 Samsung Galaxy S4 phone with armv7l chipset, if I start a shell, I can use the stat command, but some devices report strange. In particular, the / device shows zero size, ...
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Downloaded apps can't be installed in default install location

My Galaxy S4 is having a problem installing apps. I don't know any solutions but I do not want to factory reset the phone.
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Problem accessing Secure Element on Samsungs S4 and S5 with 4.4.2+ [migrated]

I've been working on an app that uses SIM card's Secure Element to store encryption keys and does actual encryption of sensitive data. So, I've been testing it on various phones/Android versions and ...
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Sensors Start N Stop Working

I own a Galaxy S4 I9505 device. Earlier I was running the stock based Custom ROM (Imperium 16.1, Android 4.4.2) on my S4 and there was no problem at all. That ROM gave me supreme performance, ...
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Notification bar disappears on Galaxy S4 running Lollipop 5.0.1

Why the notification bar disappears on the main screen on Galaxy S4 after updating it to Lollipop 5.0.1? Could I fix it?
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Kids Mode has disappeared after S4 Lollipop upgrade

After upgrading the OS on my S4, Kids Mode suddenly disappeared today. Other S5 Galaxy users in my home can find Kids Mode in their Widgets but I cannot locate it anywhere. I upgraded 2 days ago and ...
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Android 5.1 on Samsung Galaxy S4 [duplicate]

I have upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1. It is full of bugs, but I don't wont to downgrade to Kitkat. I have heard that Android 5.1 is available. Is it possible to get it for my S4?
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GT Trash made my S4 Zoom slower

GT Trash Is a free app available on play store. Ever since i installed it and tried deleting the recovery files (erase data for good) or over-writing them, off my sd card and phone storage my phone ...
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how to connect Galaxy S4 to Macbook Pro?

The Macbook Pro does recognise my Galaxy S4. I've just downloaded and opened the latest version of Kies, restarted everything, and the "connecting" wheel just keeps going round and round and round. I ...
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Anyone have any resolutions to stop kid mode crashing now my S4 has updated to lollipop 5.0?

I use kid mode at least once a day or I used to before my phone updated to lollipop 5.0. I use an S4 and now when i open the kid mode it says I have to install the app which I have several times now. ...
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Can JFLTE Lollipop ROM be installed on the Verizon Galaxy S4 SCH-i545 with ME7 baseband?

I have a rooted Verizon Galaxy S4 SCH-i545 (edit: NOT GT-i9505) updated to the ME7 baseband version. I would like to upgrade to this Lollipop ROM, which appears to be designed for the GT-i9505, but I ...
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Can't read my SMS on my Android phone

Recently I upgrade my Samsung s4, and now every time when I get a message via SMS, the text - and background - all white?: I tried messing with the settings, but still my messages won't show up? ...
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Can I reflash stock with kies

I'm on a Samsung Galaxy s4 sgh-i337 from att and I messed up my system a little bit I want to reflash and restore stock firmware with kies. Will that work? Also, I am rooted will kies work with me?
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Will this flashing method work

http://androidromupdate.com/2014/03/16/install-i337ucufnb1-stock-4-4-2-kitkat-firmware-att-galaxy-s4-i337/ I want to flash stock firmware onto my galaxy s4 sgh-i337 from att on stock kit kat. Will ...
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Can I get this latest update off my phone (Galaxy S4, Lollipop)?

Can I get this latest update off my Galaxy S4 phone? I can't handle the color changes and need it off my phone.
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youtube does not play any videos anymore

I have a Samsung S4, when I try to watch a video on Youtube via chrome app, the play button is not displayed and stays black during the whole video. I have updated the app, but still no doesn't work.
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Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 firmware update issue

I was updating the firmware of my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 with Samsung Kies 3 on my Macintosh and suddenly my laptop turned off, so I disconnect the phone and tried to reboot it and after it ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Kids Mode crashing after upgrade to Lolipop

Samsung has included very nice app to setup special environment for kids, called "Kids Mode". But after recent system update and upgrade to Lolipop (Android 5.0) Kids Mode has stopped working. I ...
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How can I change the temperature unit in Lollipop's lock screen?

Today, Lollipop became available for my Samsung S4 and I upgraded. Since then, the lock screen shows the current temperature: As you can see, it shows "61 °F". Since I am located in Continental ...
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Changing the home screen on S4 vs 5.0.1

How can I change my homepage on the S4 new software version 5.0.1? I don't like the update, the colors and how things have changed. Normally I'm all for an update but this sucks!
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Restore phone contacts from Google

I stored my contact numbers with google as my phone needed to be factory reset. I'm trying to restore them but can't get it to work.
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Change color scheme on Samsung Galaxy S4 running Lollipop 5.0.1

I updated to Lollipop 5.0.1 on my Samsung Galaxy S4 this morning. Now my color scheme in apps such as the texting/messaging app is Orange, Blue, Green, and Yellow. All together. It even changes the ...
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Contact List doesn't show all contacts Galaxy S4 l9515

The problem bugging me is that when I go to the Contacts App, it show/display 55 contacts. According to the "Menu", it is set to show All Contacts. But when I go to any App that share contacts (i.e. ...
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android with ubfis bricked

can i ask for a help? is there anything i can do to bring back into life my hard bricked samsung s4? i thought it was real but lately i find out it was a china device, mtk6572 galaxy S4 with ubfis, i ...
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“Signature Verification Failed” when flashing stock ROM

When booting into recovery mode and installing a ROM zip from my SDcard, it first says I need to mount my /sdcard (when it is mounted), and then it says "signature verification failed", despite my ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919) will not reboot or go into download mode

How do I get my Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919) into download mode when it doesn't reboot? When booting, it just freezes on the "4G LTE" screen. When I boot into recovery mode, heimdall detect throws ...
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SIM card removed

My Samsung Galaxy S4 recently started displaying an error saying SIM card removed. Unable to detect your SIM card. Your device will restart to check for your SIM card. There is nothing to do at ...
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Disabling Android Device Manager location notification on Galaxy S4

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. When you use the Android Device Manager to locate your phone it shows a notification that it was utilized, which is stupid in my opinion as it tells the bad guys/gals what ...
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Transferring pictures from Samsung with broken screen

A friend's Samsung Galaxy S4 has a broken screen, but otherwise seems to be recognized by a computer when plugged in via the USB cord. He would like to retrieve some pictures from it, but I believe ...
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galaxy S4 light green wifi

my galaxy S4 is stuck on light green wifi this problem appears when am connecting to a wifi network then i connect to another one without forgeting the 1st network and then it's resolved when i do a ...
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Galaxy S4 original apk

Recently I have changed the OS on my GT I9505 to the JFLTE - GPE custom rom and I have lost some useful samsung apps. Where can I find the apks for camera, gallery, ecc. ?
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text to speech how to operate lenovo A390

How do I set my phone to speak my incoming text messages.I have already tried to set it in text to speech settings. But still my phone will not alert me by reading incomimg text.
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Locked out of Samsung Galaxy S4 tablet

I cannot remember password on my tablet Samsung Galaxy S4. It just keeps giving me options to enter, I've tried 30 times I should have never changed it in the middle of doing something.
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How can I stop my Samsung Galaxy S4 restarting on it's own?

My Galaxy S4 is rooted and it keeps restarting on its own after using an application and sometimes when someone calls me it restarts. it is custom and the system is 4.4.2 kitkat What can I do to fix ...
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(S4 I9500) Stuck on Samsung Logo + Can't go to Recovery or download mode

First thank you for viewing my question and issue. I'm new in here hoping to find a solution to my problem. I bought a used S4 I9500 last year it was lagging acting up slow did a search and read ...
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Android app drawer hides

It happens on my Samsung Galaxy S4. Here is when the issue happens: I go to applications and hold & draw an application to any folder. Before I do this, my screen looks like this (I can see the ...
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Google Sheets, sheet corrupts when viewed on Samsung Galaxy S4 / KitKat

I created a spreadsheet on Google drive to keep track of hours I spend at a volunteer site. It was created in Drive from my desktop computer, and worked well (including the formula which simply summed ...
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Galaxy S4 does not show Authorize USB debugging dialog box

I am trying to follow the instructions here, but my phone never displays the "Authorize USB Debugging" option. On the PC side, adb devices shows that the PC see the device, but it is listed as ...
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how can we connect microphone having xlr pin to android phone to record audio during video recording using micro usb port of phone?

How can we connect microphone having xlr pin to android phone to record audio during video recording using micro usb port of phone?
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Locked Out of my S4. Already reset it on android device manager to no avail

I was locked out of my Samsung Galaxy s4 so I thought I should reset the password with the Android device manager. I was able to locate my phone and change the password, both Verizon and my phone ...
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How can I connect a Shure CVL microphone to a Samsung Galaxy S4?

How can I connect a Shure CVL Centraverse Lavalier Condenser Microphone to a Samsung Galaxy S4 for audio recording for a YouTube video?
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How can I connect a Shure BETA 58A Vocal Microphone with a Samsung Galaxy S4?

How can I connect a Shure BETA 58A Vocal Microphone with a Samsung Galaxy S4?
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How can I connect a ZOOM H4n Handy Recorder with a Samsung Galaxy S4?

How can I connect a ZOOM H4n Handy Recorder with a Samsung Galaxy S4?
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Galaxy S4 keeps rebooting

I recently updated my galaxy s4, and after this update contacts app keep force close from yesterday night my device keep rebooting constantly. already did Google and tried so many things. I have ...
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Where did Knox go after Lollipop upgrade?

I have Samsung Galaxy S4. I use Knox for my work email setup and it worked well. After upgrading to Lollipop, it disappeared. I can't find it in applications. When it tries to start itself and I type ...
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Transferring Samsung Galaxy S4 pictures

So I came across a similar question but because I'm new and don't have enough points I apparently can't comment. Anyways, this morning I accidentally dropped my phone and rather than the glass screen ...
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Rooted Samsung S4, Kids Mode: Parental control has stopped

Rooted Samsung Galaxy S4 (TowelRoot). Froze a number of apps w Titanium (aside: that and disabling Data and Wifi when screen is off via MacroDroid has +greatly+ improved battery life). Subsequently, ...
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cani get ring sound out from ear speaker on call?

My speaker on my galaxy S4 is broken. Can I make ringing sound come out of ear speaker on incoming call? I don't mind rooting.
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Is there a way to see my texts on the computer? [duplicate]

I dropped my Samsung Galaxy S4 and the digitizer broke so the phone still works but I can't see my screen. Is there a way to see my texts on the computer without having to do anything on my phone ...
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How to access hidden pictures on Galaxy S4 with broken screen?

I have Samsung Galaxy S4 from T-Mobile, but I happen to break it. I still can turn it on and hear it, but the screen won't light up at all. Now, I have certain pictures. I put them in the stock hidden ...