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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 ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Lock Screen

Somehow, but I'm not sure how, I cannot find the "Lock Screen" settings in "My Device" tab. When I go into "My Device", it basically starts with the "Display" setting. Any idea what happened and how ...
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Can I use my Galaxy S+ (or S4) in the shower safely without electrocuting myself or damaging the device?

I just had this tweet pop up on my feed (Translation: "True or False? In Japan, 90% of the mobile phones are waterproof". Reason why? Women use them in the shower!"): Please ignore the racist image ...
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Unable to set pattern lock on S4 KitKat 4.4

There is an identical question on stack already, but I've already tried the accepted answer: 4.4 Update (Sprint Galaxy S3) disabled pattern lock, can i reenable? I had a rooted 4.3 Galaxy S4. I put ...
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Android TCP connection hangs on shaky internet connection

What happens is that the WiFi connection is established and the client connects to our server but data stops sending receiving from the WiFi. the connection does not drop but the internet does as if ...
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android 4.2.2 bluetooth NOT pairing problem (galaxy s4 i9505)

i have an Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE (i9505) with stock rom + root (4.2.2 ME2 build). i have issues from time to time with Bluetooth pairing. It stopped working a few months ago, then started working ...
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VOIP call problems on samsung s4 running 4.4.2

I recently updated my Samsung Galaxy S4 to 4.4.2 and since then my VOIP calls are not going. Video calls work but audio calls don't. I have tried whilst connected to 2g/3g/WiFi and I have also tried ...
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How to turn off auto notifications on calendar, but keep notifications I set? Galaxy S4

I have a problem with my calendar setting notifications even when I have not set one. I will add a new event, and save it and later I go back in and it has added a notification and an email ...
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Increase voice volume and clarity

How do I increase voice volume and clarity? I have started having problems hearing what the other person is saying because the sound is low and hard to understand.
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Samsung Keyboard language switch + Accessibility service

I've faced an issue that Samsung Keyboard disables functionality of language switching using space bar... after upgrade to 4.4.2 KitKat. That was messed on a forums a little bit and everybody agreed ...
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Can I use a PIN to unlock the screen instead of the device passkey?

I recently purchased a used AT&T Samsung Galaxy S 4. It has Android 4.4.2 and so far as I can tell, the latest updates from AT&T and is all 'stock'. My previous (and first) Android phone is a ...
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Set pin for lock screen, but swipe still in effect

I set a pin for the lock screen and under screen lock in settings it says "secured with pin", but phone still only requires a swipe to unlock. Camera icon is on lock screen, but is inactive, as if a ...
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Samsung-galaxy-S-4-USB to PC connection issues

My PC cannot see my Galaxy S4. I tried enabling "USB debugging" under "Developer options" but it did NOT help. any suggestions?
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ADB backup creates 0-byte file; prompts for current backup password even though I never set one; “Failed to set password” for Desktop backup password

The problem: Every time I run ADB backup, I get a message near the bottom of the home screen saying Backup starting..., followed by a message saying Backup finished a few seconds later despite the ...
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How to reduce the quality of streaming on Galaxy S4

I recently upgraded from Galaxy S1 (Android 2.3.5) to S4 (SGH-I337M with Android 4.4.2) The thing is before I couldn't have the Chrome browser because was not compatible and my YouTube app played ...
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Can I disable the gallery preview icon in the Galaxy S4's camera app?

The camera on my Galaxy S4 has a box in the top left corner of the screen which shows photos from the Gallery. How do I turn that off? I only want to be looking at the camera screen.
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Your Internet connection is unstable message [closed]

I would like to know how to get rid of the message "your Internet connection is unstable?
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Cannot access google after SIM card change

I am currently on a vacation in Portugal and bought a local sim card for a Samsung Galaxy S4 with stock ROM. Now I cannot access any google services anymore. The rest of the internet works fine but ...
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“You are offline” when I clearly am not - works on Wi-fi but not T-mobile [duplicate]

I have a Galaxy S4 with the latest updates and most recent Spotify, premium account. I can stream all day on wi-fi, but as soon as I am back on the mobile network things go south. One song plays then ...
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Android 5.0 on Samsung Galaxy S4 [duplicate]

Does anybody know about how to get Android 5.0 L on Samsung Galaxy S4 or are there any informations out there? Couldn't find anything helpful. Thanks guys
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Galaxy S4 Wifi and Data is connected but doesn't work

I have had my S4 for just over a year. A few weeks ago I started having a problem where my WiFi and Mobil Data would both be on, and have a signal/be connected to a network, but every app that uses ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 USB Screen Lock Error

I have no idea what happened, but the last few times I have connected my Galaxy S4 to my Mac OSX to try and transfer music files (or any files for that matter) I get the message "can't access device ...
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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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Does having CWM 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

This app worked when I was still using Echoerom. I recently switched to Paranoid and now this app wont work. Using Galaxy S4 LTE with Android 4.4.4 and Paranoid 4.44. As I said, I'm using the app ...
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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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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?