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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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Samsung Galaxy S4 kit kat update [duplicate]

I am using Galaxy S4 I9500 and my baseband version is I9500XXUEMJ8 and I am still running Android 4.3. Didn't get the OTA KK update. I can't even find the update on KIES too. please help what should ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to install CyanogenMod for “Samsung GS4” on a “Samsung GS4 Active” device?

As I was desperately waiting for the 4.4 update on my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, I read that Cyanogenmod was available for the Samsung Galaxy S4. My problem is: Is it possible to install the ...
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Galaxy S4: “Application cannot be installed in the default install location”

I had uninstalled some of my apps but now I can't install them again. Play Store gives me "Application cannot be installed in the default install location" error when the download is complete. I ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4: Get files from broken & locked screen

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. I broke the screen a few days back and it was locked at the time. The phone is working because it can charge and I can hear the alarm and incoming calls and messages but I ...
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how do I reset the default photo image size for sharing

how do I reset the default photo image size for sharing, it is set too large and I can't find where to reset to a smaller image since I said not to ask each time
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Galaxy S4 i337 NB1 Mount ext4 SD Card

How can I get my SDCard which is formatted ext4, to mount and be recognize by my device? It is rooted, unfortunately because it's on NB1 locked bootloader, I can not change kernels
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Page can't be loaded in S4 using http, but it does in https

I'm having special issues loading a website in my Galaxy S4, either Chrome and the default browser. In my case, when I try to access a website file using http, it throws an error 500, while accessing ...
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Galaxy 4 - Remove widget from homescreen

I have a picture from my gallery in front of my wallpaper on my homescreen, it got there by accident while in my pocket. how can I get rid of this pic so all I see is my wallpaper? I've tried ...
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How to check the status of and enable HD Voice on a Galaxy S4?

I would like to know if HD Voice is enabled on my device. If it's not, I would like to enable it. There used to be a very simple way of doing this by dialing *#0011# and then following instructions ...
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Reinstall Samsung Stock Apps

A few months earlier, I got a Samsung Galaxy S4. Immediately I rooted it and used NoBloat to unistall some stock apps. One of those apps was Gear Manager, since I didn't plan to get one at the time, ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4: what application is responsible for “Time to home” notices?

On my Samsung Galaxy S4, I constantly get notifications "Time to home XXX minutes". They are not only useless for me, but also apparently some app is accessing my location, internet, and is draining ...
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How to reset your android password if there is no forgot password button

I was trying to use the delayed lock app and when I tried to change my password it gave me an error that I was using faceunlock (I was actually using pattern) I went to settings to change back to ...
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How do I get my wallpaper to stop moving?

I just changed my background on my home screen on my Galaxy S4 and every time I scroll to a different page the picture moves. How do I get this to stop?
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Keeping important apps alive even on overheat

I recently updated my Samsung Galaxy S4, and it came with some new features and also some new problems. Since the new update I have been getting warnings on my phone telling me it is overheating. The ...
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Remove a SMS from my outbox

It happens to me something very annoying ... I sent an pro SMS by mistake to the wrong customer ... I realized it instantly, so I removed my battery immediately and restarted my phone (Samsung galaxy ...
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ori ninetology upgraded software to galaxy s4 - usb port cannot connected to computer while the hp on

I just bought a second hand phone Ninetology Stealth II which originally was a Ninetology but the original owner upgraded the software to Samsung Galaxy S4. The problem he never told me about is: ...
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Mount /system/app/ using adb (non rooted phone)

Is it possible to mount /system/app/ or to push an apk file to /system/app/ using adb on a non rooted phone? I am trying to use adb push to push an apk file to the aforementioned directory but it ...
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Disabling Verizon Galaxy S4 from sending usage data back to Verizon

Its come to my understanding that Verizon gets information about how you use your phone reported back to it. Information such as "Amount of data used for Facebook, Snapchat, Netflix" etc. I know ...
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Heimdall 1.4.0 (Final) error "Failed to confirm end of file transfer sequence!” on Galaxy S4

Using Heimdall 1.4.0 on Mavericks on a Galaxy S4 SGH-I337 to flash CWM, I get: sudo heimdall flash --RECOVERY recovery-clockwork-touch-6.0.4.7-jflteatt.img --no-reboot Password: Heimdall ...
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unable to log into google+ account or google play acount via chrome or app

I have a new smartphone (samsung galaxy s4) without a SIM currently. when i try to login to my google+ account with it google says that the password is wrong although it works on my desktop computer ...
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Pop up warning your flash player maybe out of date

In my office, it seems the router is infected by malware. So when we access google.com and other specific sites, it always show pop up "warning!your flash player maybe out of date", then it will ...
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Rooting using kingo root (flashing a custom recovery) for att galaxy s4 on KitKat

Has anyone tried rooting an att (SGH-i337) galaxy s4 with kingo root. Kingo root has to flash a custom recovery it says and it can brick my phone. Has anyone tried and been successful flashing custom ...
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How to root ATT gs4(SGH-I337) in 4.4.2

I want to root my s4 and I was waiting for kingoroot to develop a root method for 4.4.2 but I was wondering whether there are other one click root methods out there that are low - risk of bricking. If ...
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Are wireless chargers specific to model numbers?

I found this charger on eBay: ...
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Google Services battery drain on Galaxy devices

Here are screenshots from my three Samsung Galaxy devices: Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung Galaxy S4 Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 It seems, that in each case Google Play Services ("Usługi ...