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Greenify blocked

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S4 rooted device. I have greenify installed on it but I receive an orange error box on the bottom of the page saying this "auto hibernation service is being blocked by 3rd ...
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Bootloader unlocked [duplicate]

Rooted samsung galaxy s4 using odin& CF Auto root. Then flashed CWM using rom manager. Now I can go to CWM recovery mode (using power+volume up+ home) . I can get NAndroid backup. Does this mean ...
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CWM installed does it mean bootloader is unlocked?

I flashed cwm using rom manager. does this mean that my galaxy s4 bootloader is unlocked? I'm using Samsung Galaxy s4 (SGH-I337M) (Canadian Telus)
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4.3 Galaxy S4: how do I prevent keybaord backspace from deleting whole word?

I've just updated my Galaxy S4 (T-Mobile, in case that matters) from 4.2.2 to 4.3. Now when using the keyboard (default settings), if I get to the end of a word -- either strictly on my own or via ...
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Paragon NTFS not working on enfrocing mode [on hold]

This app worked when I was still using Echoerom. I recently switched to Paranoid and now this app wont work. Any suggestions? Need to mount my 2TB external hd
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Automatically power on Galaxy Tab when the charger is connected

I have a Galaxy Tab 4 I changed the lpm file. Now the tab boots on charge, but in recovery mode!! Any ideas? Automatically power on Android when the charger is connected
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Extract Android Image from Samsung Galaxy S4 device

I'm quite happy flashing stock versions of Samsung Android to my Samsung Galaxy S4. What I'd like to do is install some apps on my phone and then extract the phone into an image that I can flash back ...
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All of my pictures are gone when I transferred them from Device storage to SD card! What should I do?

I have samsung galaxy S4, Android 4.4.2 ..Today my device storage almost got full so I transferred most of the applications and pictures to the SD card which was almost empty, I kept some pictures in ...
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How to show “sent” timestamp in messages app

With both my previous HTC One S phone's default OS and the cyanogenmod I put on it a few months later, it was possible to choose the time stamp that shows under received messages in the default ...
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cannot longer share apps on latest version of Google Play Store

Stock Galaxy S4 GT-I9505, latest public version of Google Play Store, now when I open an app I do see the uninstall / Open or Update buttons and a new visual showing nicer/bigger application icon and ...
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Disable permanently or uninstall the exchange services

I'm fighting with the exchange services on my Samsung Galaxy S4. They can render the phone unusable, draining even 40-50% of battery during the day. I've deactivated the Exchange account mail ...
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Home screen buttons “unlabelled” when using TalkBack on Samsung Galaxy S4

I'm working with a client who is visually impaired and using TalkBack to access his Samsung Galaxy S4. It's working great, except for when he moves his finger across icons in the home screen. Rather ...
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Personal Hotspot on Three not working with my s4

I recently noticed that I could not send picture messages to people but I could receive them. I looked online and found that resetting my apn settings to default May fix this problem. After resetting ...
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Need to enable ICMP Ping response from phone

I'm trying to enable ICMP ping response from my Android 4.2.2 Phone (Galaxy S4). I am only considering ping over LAN via Wi-Fi, not the cellular network. WLAN Network connectivity is not the problem: ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 only boots for 5 seconds, then dies

Yesterday I was using my phone, and suddenly it shut off. I tried the power button, but it wouldn't turn on again. I then took the battery out, and put it back in. Immediately, the phone vibrated, and ...
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How do I un-install Internet Explorer when it isn't on my application list to un install? [duplicate]

I would like to uninstall my internet explorer app off of my samsung galaxy s4 but when I go to my Application Manager, Internet Explorer app icon is not there to uninstall..
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Unable to access external sd from recovery mode in s4

I tried to flash a custom rom using clock work, as it was a new mobile i did not make a back up. after wiping out all data i tried to flash the pacrom zip file from my external sd card , but it keeps ...
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What microphone can I attach via the 3.5mm audio jack @ Samsung Galaxy S4?

I need to attach an external microphone to my phone. Can I do this via the 3.5mm jack on my Samsung Galaxy S4? What kind of microphone would it be?
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Sync 'droid with Outlook

I have seen many questions here about users trying other software than Kies for sync'ing data with Outlook and a handset, very mixed reviews with what's good/bad, but not very much mentioned recently ...
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Linux Deploy - Fail to make disk image

I am trying to use Linux Deploy on my rooted Galaxy S4 with stock Android 4.4 rom. But when I press install: Updating configuration file ... done >>> begin install Checking mount points ... ...
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How can I use my Samsung S4 phone functionality from my Asus Nexus 7 tablet?

I got two android devices: Samsung S4 and Asus Nexus 7 where the latter does not have a SIM card. I'd like to use the phone functionality from the tablet e.g. calling and/or SMS but I don't know how. ...
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Help! I can no longer access photos from my gallery when trying to send a picture

I have a Samsung S4. wen I want to attach a photo to an sms I used to get an option of accessing the photo via galary or samsung link. Usually I click gallery. This time I accidentally clicked Samsung ...
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Reading Mifare Classic chips with Samsung Galaxy S4?

Searching the web far and wide has me almost out of hope in making Samsung's Galaxy S4 phone read the Mifare CLassic chip through NFC. But does anyone know of any form of work-around, or is this ...
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My Galaxy S4 isn't recognized as a drive

I'm running Windows 7. When I connect with USB, it recognizes that I plugged in a device. And if I head to device manager, I find my device. However, it's not treated like a drive. When I go to my ...
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Website auto redirects to playstore app [duplicate]

I have runkeeper installed and within the app they direct yoy to there website to create routes. However when I browse to runkeeper.com it redirects me to the playstore app automatically. How can I ...
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Micro Usb to HDMI without MHL

I've got a cable without MHL adapter. I just want to know How can I connect it with TV. Of course I've tried much but it was incompatible. Is there any way to make it compatible. I've Samsung Galaxy ...
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My Galaxy S4 no longer shows a notification for new mails on one of my email accounts

I have a Galaxy S4 with android 4.4.2. I have 2 email accounts: my personal account from my ISP with a POP3 incoming server and an SMTP outgoing server, and my business correspondence account from my ...
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How can i turn off charging when my phone connected to my computer? [duplicate]

I have Android device Samsung S4. Is that possible to turn off Battery Charging when my phone connected to my Computer via USB Cable. Any ways to turn off or disable it from settings?
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i cant root s4 gt-i9515

I have S4 I9515, I don't find any root for my phone. I even tried to root my phone with root S4 I9505 but when I try to give super user access to my "root checker application" it give me "this device ...
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Why can't I install safestrap on galaxy s4 nc1

I am on a galaxy s4 on KitKat and I am rooted with towelroot. When I tried to install safe strap I downloaded 3.7.2 but when I hit install it says it is installing but once its done it says that the ...
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Device does not boot after crash without power plug

In the last few weeks I'm faced with a somehow strange behaviour of my Android device (Samsung Galaxy S4 active, GT-I9295, Android 4.2.2, Kernel-Version 3.4.0-2015525): If the phone crashes resulting ...
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My notification bar won't slide down

When my phone is upright the notification bar won't slide down, but if I turn my phone on its side with screen rotation, It suddenly works again. But if I turn the phone up again it suddenly doesn't ...
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problem with root s4 gt-i9515

I have S4 I9515. Can I use a ROM or root S4 I9505 to my phone or not? I don't find any root for my phone. I even tried to root my phone with root S4 I9505 but when I try to give super user access to ...
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How do I root Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 without loading a custom ROM?

I am changing the question because my original question is a duplicate of "Does rooting require a custom ROM? ". The answer is apparently "Yes, in fact you need root to load a Custom ROM" So then ...
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How to re-enable all screen lock types after uninstalling OpenVPN connect?

I installed OpenVPN Connect on my Samsung Galaxy S4. The app forced me to pick a screen lock, which I set to PIN. However, I've cleared all application data regarding to OpenVPN Connect and also ...
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Possible Soft-Brick Fix for my Galaxy S4

So, prior to my stupidity, I made a system.img dump via dd However, after my stupidity (tried flashing some lib files....), I am now stuck with only stock recovery mode, or download mode. How can I ...
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Why isn't device storage an option on my Galaxy S4?

Can anyone tell me how to set up the Galaxy S4 to have " storage to device " as an option to save files and pictures to my sd card? Device storage is an option, but it is not highlighted so I can't ...
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my samsung knox is locked and i need help ASAP!!

I have a samsung galaxy s4 and i use knox. I suddenly forgot my pattern and after 10 times it got automatically locked. Now it asks me to contact my administrator to unlock. I need immediate help ...
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GPS Doesn't Work

I have SGH-M919 (SGS4 T-Mobile variant). First, it had stock ROM, stock firmware, and it was SIM locked to T-Mobile, so I unlocked it with SRS server service (I live outside the US, so labs in my area ...
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How to activate voice wakeup in secure lockscreen on S4?

I have the T-Mobile Galaxy S4, with the newest (kitkat) update I use the pattern draw security to wake up from lock screen. I think it is important to have some such security, so that if one leaves ...
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Will flashing other region's ROM unlock GT-I9515?

I bought a Samsung S4 GT-I9515 from Saudi Arabia. But returning to my country found that this phone is locked and I don not know of any unlock code. It is also not possible to contact the seller in ...
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Saving pix from Google camera to SD card

I have tried all the suggestions in the forum, but to no avail... What I have: Galaxy S4, 8GB internal, 64GB SD card, Omega ROM with Android 4.3 (TouchWiz); has Samsung camera AND Google camera (with ...
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Galaxy s4 remove icon doesn't work

i have problem with my galaxy s4 i9500 (android version 4.3) Shortly - when i drop my app icon on trash nothing happens. More info - I can't to remove apps with desktop remove trash, tap and move ...
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Recovering deleted pictures [duplicate]

I recently deleted all of my pictures by mistake from my samsung galaxy s4. I went into my files and documents and deleted not realising it would delete all my pics! Is there a way for me to ...
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How to switch from camera mode to media device?

Device: Samsung Galaxy S4 Android: 4.4.2 (KitKat) I can't switch from camera mode to media device when plugging the phone to my computer. How do I do this?
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy S4

I'm trying to root my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 and I'm wondering that is there any way to root it without using PC and without losing any of my data. Currently I am running on Android 4.4.2 and have ...
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Do you know if it's a good idea to set the vibration to be almost continuous on Galaxy S4 when they call you?

Do you know if it's a good idea to set the vibration to be almost continuous on Galaxy S4 when they call you? I am asking this because I am worried about breaking the device
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“Gmail has stopped” dialog

On my Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.4.2, I get constantly a dialog saying "Gmail has stopped" (In french, actually : "Gmail s'est arrêté"). When I click OK, the message re-opens within less than a ...
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how to share music from Samsung galaxy S4 to another phone

I used to have a LG Viper and could share songs with my friends through Bluetooth. I can't figure out how to share music with my Samsung galaxy s4. I've searched online and on Samsung's website for ...
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Samsung galaxy s4 audio static issue

I just upgraded to a Samsung Galaxy S4 and I'm noticing a distracting static sound both in headphones and through the built in speaker. I notice it overlaid on the audio itself but it's very faint ...