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rooting galaxy s4 GT-I9505 with android 4.4.2 kitkat

I tried to root phone according to instruction. And it was ok. It seemed that my phone successfully rooted. But when I run root checker it showed that I don't have root access.
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pkg: /data/local/tmp/Superuser.apk Failure [INSTALL_FAILED_ALREADY_EXISTS]

Cannot root samsung galaxy s4 GT-I9505. [*] Device found. [*] Pushing exploit... 6970 KB/s (1283460 bytes in 0.179s) [*] Pushing root tools... 7523 KB/s (366952 bytes in 0.047s) 7510 KB/s (1867568 ...
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Change the order of the recipients in a group message

How can I change the first person listed as the recipient in a group message? I am in a thread with my arch nemesis. His name comes up at the beginning of the list (i.e. Nemesi... and 9 more). How ...
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How do I fix a hactic feedback that is too strong with swiftkey?

This is a little hard to describe. When NOT using Swiftkey, I can change the adjustment of my haptic vibration (therefore making it softer or harder). However, when my Swiftkey is turned on...its ...
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Synchronizing S-Note notes between S4 and Note 10.1 2014

Some time ago I used a pair of devices: Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. I noticed, that they synchronized the notes in S Note nicely: even though S4 was unable to edit complex Note's ...
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How to upgrade to 4.4 from 4.3 (Samsung Galaxy S4, already rooted)

So for a while I've been getting the update message, and not bothered and now it's getting annoying. It is rooted to 4.3 currently, but when I click install it just takes me to TWRP (I think that's ...
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After update it don't have the setting to change S Voice wake up command?

before update Android, I can see there is a "set wake-up command", but after I update, it don't show up? is anyway I can change the wake-up setting?
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Signal and Wi-Fi coverage loss on Samsung Galaxy S4

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 (i9505), rooted with CyanogeMod 11. Recently, I moved to the stock Samsung ROM with the KitKat update, and I noticed a big loss on both signal and Wi-Fi coverage. How do ...
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Google Earth map sections problem on Galaxy S4

Just had my S4 a couple of months and used Google Maps a lot. About a week ago I suddenly lost the capability of zooming in on my local area when I magnify to look at street detail. Outside that area ...
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how to sync my university email to my Android?

I bought a new galaxy s4 and I can't sync my university account to the cell phone. I tried going to settings>>accounts>>add account>>email but I still can't connect it. my email is something like ...
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Way to root s4 without triggering knox

I've heard about root De la vega but it seems too complicated for me and I just have a feeling I'm going to brick my phone with that. Are there any other (less complicated) ways to root s4 without ...
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Does rooting void s4 warranty if the thing that is wrong is not the fault of rooting?

I have a galaxy s4 from AT&T with knox on it. And I just want to root (no custom roms) but if my phone breaks or something I don't want to void my warranty because it's rooted. So is my warranty ...
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Kingo root doesnt recognize my phone when its plugged in

I'm trying to root my s4 with kingo but it doesn't recognize my phone. Why? Also sometimes it says it can't connect to the server. Finally does anyone know if kingo root triggers Knox?
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Auditing application's use of GPS

There is an application on my phone that triggers the GPS at random intervals. The start of this polling doesn't correlate with any newly installed applications so I imagine a recent update or ...
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Does kingo root trigger knox on s4?

And also I plugged my phone in but kingo root won't recognize it and it says connection to server failed
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Why does adblock plus ask if I want to update every day?

I have a Galaxy S4, nonrooted and with Adblock Plus installed. However, every day (or every 2 days at most) ABP asks me if I want to install a new update. However, the build number never seems to ...
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Remove Password on Galaxy S4

I somehow set a password for my Galaxy S4 (Android v4.3). I cannot figure out how to remove the password. Where is the setting to do so? I have to enter the password anytime I want to unlock the phone ...
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Does rooting a Samsung Galaxy S4 (but not flashing custom roms) void warranty? [duplicate]

I want to have access to Titanium Backup and other things that require root, but I don't want to void my warranty or deal with any tricky things.
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Exchange Services and Android OS/System draining battery

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.4.2, for about 5 months. I've experiences before some problems with battery, like sudden crashes when using apps intensively using graphics, but today the ...
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Galaxy S4 and Motorola CS3070, got paired but NOT connected

I am trying to connect my Samsung Galaxy S4 to a Bluetooth scanner Motorola CS3070 unsuccessfully. Anybody aware of any compatibility issues or fixes?
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can i get my sprint s3 flashed to boost mobile or verizon prepaid?

Wanting to know if anyone can flash my sprint s3 s4 note2 to verizon prepaid or boost mobiles unlimited plan?
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Texting with Samsung Galaxy S4

My Samsung Galaxy S4 has been saying that my text is "sending" for hours now. However, one of the recipients has responded to my text. Was not doing this earlier today
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How to unbrick a Galaxy S4 after a failed Android 4.3 update?

I have been postponing the Android 4.3 update ever since it became available for this phone. (Once you download it, you can't get rid of it if you don't want to install it, you can only keep ...
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Text prediction - korean words S4

Since two days I have a problem with texting on my galaxy S4. Whenever I use English I got korean prediction instead of english ones. Reset of data doesn't help. How can I change it?
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How can I use Samsung Apps in CyanogenMod 11?

I got my Galaxy S4 today (i337M), it's wayyy better than my old SII hehe. I immediately removed the stock Bell firmware and put the latest snapshot available from CyanogenMod. I'm wondering if it's ...
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Why doesn't Cyanogenmod show the update for CM11-M4 in the Cyanogen Updater?

On my phone when I do a CM update, no matter what I chose to show the update for M4 isn't available? What's going on?
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How to force Galaxy S4 to use phone speakers when connected through HDMI?

Equipment I have working HDMI dongles, both a Wi-Fi and an MHL, both original Samsung branded connectors. Connecting through screen mirroring (Wi-Fi) works perfectly and if I plug the MHL in it ...
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Entering Samsung Codes on the Galaxy S4 - Verizon

This is likely an embarrassing question, but I may not be the only one struggling. I am trying to figure out a problem with my phone by using these secret dialer codes. I am entering these codes into ...
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Tasker Profile Help

I have been playing around with Tasker lately and had a good idea that I would like to implement but I am new to Tasker and so I can only create simple profiles. My idea, for myself, is that my ...
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Galaxy S4 Multi-Window tray losing and regaining apps

All, I've got a VZW Galaxy S4 that is stock and unrooted. For the most part it works just fine. But on occasion there are a few apps that will keep appearing then disappearing from the MW tray. The ...
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KitKat issue: device turns on when plugged in

Yesterday I updated my Samsung S4 to 4.4.2 (I9500UBUFNA2 - Kernel 3.4.5-742022 18-Feb-2014) via Kies 3. If device is turned off then I plug in, picture of measuring battery image appears for 2 seconds ...
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Visual Voicemail Integrated into Phone App

I had a SG4 which broke, and I replaced with a new SG4. On my old phone, I somehow was able to listen to voicemails by going to my phone app, and hitting a play button next to missed calls that left a ...
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Odin Flash to stock, but which one?

I own o galaxy s4 lte gt-i9505 and want to revert to my phones stock ics firmware, as the kitkat upgrade has produced all sorts of errors. The problem is I dont know what version of the firmware to ...
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How do I switch to ART runtime on my Samsung galaxy s4

I am searching option is my galaxy s4 to switch on ART emulator but i can't find any option.Android 4.4.2 is installed on this s4.Does samsung disabled this feature?
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Samsung Galaxy S4 not getting software updates of 4.3 or 4.4 [duplicate]

I have a galaxy s4 device running on 4.2.2. I am not getting any updates for the same. When I do check for updates it says "You already have the latest version". I know 4.3 has officially released for ...
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having problems with the home page S4

My S4 has been rooted 2 weeks ago,and today it locked up and I cannot do anything on it, cannot open settings, cannot receive phone calls, cannot send text messages. the home page is unresponsive, and ...
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Network SIM unlock code not working

I paid to get an unlock code for my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active SGH-I537 locked to AT&T. I have tried to enter the unlock code given when the phone boots with my other carrier SIM card inserted, but ...
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Unbelievable fast battery discharge on some games

I've submitted an issue about my phone crashing: Issue Link which nobody here was able to help understand and resolve. Now I have better observations: after starting a game with almost full battery, ...
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Galaxy S4 active help with wifi access

I can't seem to use Facebook with my wifi. I am forced to enable mobile data for access. Can anyone recommend a fix?
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Galaxy s4 watchon app

How can removed Samsung watch on from notification area? This app still standby in my notification area and don't move!
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Galaxy S4 not receiving official update [duplicate]

Edit: (Not a duplicate) This question is not related to another question on the forum, this is related also to android 4.3 jelly bean, and furthermore I have provided my serial number of Galaxy ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 turns off internet at night

On my friends S4 the internet connections (WiFi etc.) turn off automatically from 10pm and turns on again at 6am the following morning, so he gets no messages between those times. Is there a way we ...
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How Can I Root My GS4 Without Bricking It Again

So... I've rooted all of my devices in the past: tablets and phones and 2 months ago I tried rooting my Galaxy S4 and bricked it, even though I followed an XDA video on how to root. I followed all ...
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Google maps on Galaxy S4 doesn't search nearby

Using the Maps up on a Galaxy S4, when I search for a store name (like "starbucks"), it should show me the nearest results, but instead it shows me results in other cities (like the Starbucks in ...
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Can I increase signal strength on my Samsung Galaxy s4 active?

I recently purchased a used Samsung Galaxy S4 that used to be on AT&T, but it has been unlocked, or something so that I can now use it on Koodo (canadian carrier). The signal is very weak. It's ...
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How do I go about reinstalling Touch Wiz on a Sprint Galaxy S4

A recent up date for Cyanogenmod has left my phone stuck on the Samsung splash screen. So I need to get Touch Wiz back on it so I can use it. I don't care about losing any thing. How would I do this? ...
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Why can't my Galaxy s4 load my email inbox after I changed the password?

I changed the password for my gmail account a couple days ago. Since changing it, my galaxy s4 cannot load the webpage. Whenever I try to load gmail in the web browser, it gets stuck loading and ...
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Stereo to Mono Sound

Is there a way to digitally convert stereo sound tracks to mono ones, while playing? I need this feature because sometime I split my headset with other people, and hearing only one channel is quite ...
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How can I get both sound and vibration at the same time on my Samsung S4?

Need some help. I must have pressed something on the settings on my Samsung S4 because when I receive a chat or SMS the phone doesn't vibrate unless I turn off the sound. So right now I have to ...