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Gmail app duplicate notifications - one for Inbox and again for Custom Label

I am getting 2 notifications for the same email, both from the Gmail app. One notification is for the Inbox and the other is for a custom Label. I do not want two notifications for the same email, so ...
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Spoof WiFi settings as 'On' but use Cellular Data (for specific apps or in total)

Alternatively, can android force an app to use Cellular data? The app in question: Amazon Video [Version 3.0.57.30110 "Prime Video for Android Software"] **Device in use:**Samsung Galaxy Note 4 - ...
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Take a photo in PNG (or other lossless) format

I need to take a collection of photographs using my Samsung Note 4 used as resources for a video game. To give the best experience, it is important that I use a completely lossless format for this. ...
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My PC doesn't recognize my galaxy note 4. But it did when I purchased it.

My questions is just as titled. When I got my new galaxy note 4 last month, I connected it to my PC and my PC showed my new note 4 so I was able to add video files. But now I connected my note 4 ...
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Why Does My Samsung Note 4 Shut Off When it Reaches Around 20% Battery Life?

My Samsung Note 4 will work until about 20% battery life. At that point I usually receive the low battery warning but then it just dies almost immediately after notification with hardly any continued ...
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How can I force version 5.0.1 on Note 4 to only connect to 4G LTE when available?

My Note 4 running 5.0.1 will often connect to 4G rather than 4G LTE when both are available. When this happens I can turn airplane mode on and off it will then reconnect to 4G LTE, sometimes with 5 ...
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Windows explorer freezes when trying to transfer files from mobile

I tried to transfer files (of extension PPT, DOC, MP4 and so on) from my Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to my laptop (Windows 10; tried on two laptops from Dell and Lenovo). Once I plug the USB cable I can ...
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Odin3 Bootloader button is greyed out

I'm trying to install the custom Rapture ROM to improve performance on my aging Note 4. I've rooted it and now in following the instructions I see I need to update my FW which involves loading ...
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“Unfortunately, IMS service has stopped” after Marshmellow upgrade

My Galaxy Note 4 was "upgraded" to Marshmallow today and I immediately started getting the popup notification "Unfortunately, IMS Service has stopped." This occurs as a popup about every two seconds, ...
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Deleted pictures keep coming up

I am trying to import my pictures from my Samsung Note 4 to my laptop. But I have a problem with the whatsapp images folder. The pictures showing on my mobile screen are not the same shown on my pc ...
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Disabling notifications from S Planner results in notifications that you have disabled notifications *facepalm

I have tried to disable my S Planner because I use an alternative calendar app. Now that I have turned off notifications I get the same notification constantly (reappears almost instantly after ...
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Can't install TWRP on Note 4

I'm trying to install TWRP ("openrecovery-twrp-2.8.1.1-trltetmo.img.tar") on Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910F with Android 5.1.1 . I tried to do it with Odin versions v3.09 and v3.10.7 using different ...
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Stop automatically setting apps as default

I have an AT&T Samsung Note4 currently running Marshmallow 6.0.1. In the past it and all other Android phones used to prompt me for and app to open files or links with. The menu wold have a ...
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If i changed my phone battery will the data be erased from my phone?

My phone's battery has a problem and I need to replace it. I have a lot of important data in my phone and would like to whether changing the battery erases the data on the device.
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Do I need CFs auto root If I can install TWRP recovery?

I am about to try and root my Samsung galaxy note 4 and install TWRP recovery. I want to avoid any conflicting issues so I would like to know If I need to use CFs auto root first and then install TWRP ...
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Lock screen timeout on Samsung Note 4

I click the home button to activate the phone. If I don't swipe within two seconds, it goes black and I have to hit Home again. This is frustrating when I want to just view the time and weather on ...
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How to uninstall Button Savior (non root) from Samsung Galaxy Note 4

I asked this question here and somebody suggested to me that I should asked here. A friend of mine installed an app called Button Savior (non root) from google play and then decided to uninstall it ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4: greyscale mode disappeared after upgrading to marshmallow [duplicate]

Today I've received the late Marshmallow 6.0.1 update. It has some unpleasant side effects: Battery is draining fast Greyscale mode has been removed A very ugly grey bar is showing whenever I switch ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is stuck in a boot loop

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910G. I have absolutely no idea why it's stuck in a boot loop, and I can't even go to recovery mode by holding Vol Up + Home + Power. It was constantly ...
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How to avoid system update for Samsung Galaxy Note 4?

My Galaxy Note 4 automatically downloaded the new system update and reminds way too often to install it. I don't want to. How could I avoid it without rooting the phone since I do not want to lose my ...
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Sending audio from phone to computer

I'm trying to record audio played by a phone by routing it through a computer running Windows 7. Specifically, I want to record voicemails playing from a Galaxy Note 4, which I was trying to do by ...
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How to solve “Unfortunately, Launcher has stopped.” Galaxy Note 4?

I'm receiving this error after enabling ultra power saving mode: "Unfortunately, Launcher has stopped." Its dialog only has the option "OK". Restarting doesn't work. Clearing cache partition ...
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Total Commander, is Move supposed to work over FTP?

I'm using an AT&T Note 4 with Total Commander (the latest according to Google Play) and sending files to FileZilla server 0.9.41 on Windows. The user has read, write, delete, and append for files,...
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Massive slow down when changing networks

Whenever my phone switches from cellular to wifi or the reverse, the phone effectively stalls. This can last for a minute or so. It is still functional during this time, but very slow and stuttering ...
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Samsung Note 4 - Network Locked - But which carrier?

I bought one Galaxy Note 4 on Amazon. I used it in Europe with no problems. Few months are passed and now I moved to China for a while. Well, I can't use my phone here because it is Network Locked (...
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Screenshot with Galaxy Note 4

I'm having difficulty taking a screenshot my galaxy note 4. I'm doing the power button + home button method. I press and hold the power button slightly before I start pressing and holding the home ...
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Is there a way to change resolution on a Note 4? [duplicate]

Currently everything is huge, I would like to know if I can change my resolution.
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How a boot loop prevents access to TWRP?

I found an old Samsung Note 4 of mine which I flashed a few years ago (Lineage OS if memory serves me right) and which I wanted to reuse for my son. It is unfortunately stuck in a boot loop: If ...
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Contacts and telephone applications crash

On my Galaxy Note 4, when I launch the phone and contacts apps, they say "Unfortunately, Phone has stopped" or likewise for "Contacts". I have to go through message program to make a call. What's the ...
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Redirecting phone's audio to pc through usb

So I want to basically redirect my phone's audio to my computer's playback device through USB and not through Bluetooth which is what most posts are seemingly concerned with. This guy Streaming audio ...
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Can't send mms with Hangouts

I have a Galaxy Note 4, running Android 6.0.1 and I can't send MMS with Hangouts. I can receive and send MMS with the stock SMS app, but only receive MMS with Hangouts and I can't find whats is going ...
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Unknown PIN preventing me from changing screen lock on Note 4

One day, I've noticed that the pattern I always use to unlock my phone and the recovery PIN don't work (never gave it to anyone nor have changed it since I initially put them in). I unlocked it using ...
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Forgot screen lock PIN on Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Logged in to device manager using gmail account. Over internet locked the phone and reset the password. Received the message on the phone that it is locked using android device manager. But when I try ...
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Samsung Note 4 charging cable (ECB-DU4AWE vs. ECB-DU4EWE)

Unfortunately, my charging cable for my Samsung note 4 is broken, so I have to buy a new one. I have seen two different charging cables: ECB-DU4AWE which is 1m long ECB-DU4EWE which is 1.5m long Is ...
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Mount root filesystem as R/W

I use NOTE4 N910C with Android 6.0.1 PDA N910CXXU2DPE6, CSC N910COXA2DPE1 + TWRP + root, dated Wed, 11 May 2016. All works perfectly but in this version of firmware, root filesystem is mounted as read-...
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Flickr is always opened after unlocking the screen on Note 4 running Lollipop

Recently I have updated my mobile phone to latest firmware (3G Hutchson). All went fine, but there is one annoying thing happens almost every time I'm unlocking my phone. For some reason it's trying ...
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How do I stop my note 4 from activating the screen when it is done charging?

When I charge it at night and its finished the screen will stay on all night unless I plug it out. How do I stop this from happening.
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Galaxy Note 4 muffling external mics

I just got a refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to replace a dead Note II. When compared with the Note II, it is giving me terrible audio quality for voice recordings done with headset mics — there is ...
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How can i authorize my PC to my phone that doesn't work properly?

So yesterday I accidentally changed my phone's (Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C) dpi from 640 to 140 using Nomone Resolution changer that uses root and that screwed up my whole phone because now it ...
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Android 6.0.1 (rooted) blocking usb tethering of wifi connection (carrier has no problem)

I know there are a number of questions on similar topics but I believe my issue is different, let me explain: I'm in Spain where the carriers do allow usb tethering of wifi connections (the phone is ...
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failed to mount /modem (invalid argument)

I have galaxy note 4 with stock rom (Samsung's official ROM) and about two weeks ago it started to crush and then reboot every few minuets. In addition, the phone was very slow. I tried everithing I ...
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Galaxy Note 4 Battery Drain, Have Been Able to Narrow Cause Down to SD Card. Suggestions?

I've had my Galaxy Note 4 AT&T model for a little over a month now. I got it pre-owned, but even so it works great, almost as if brand new. With the exception of the battery life. I've noticed ...
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My Android (Samsung Note 4) keeps disconnected after a while from a sign-in required wi-fi

I've a Galaxy Note 4 (udpated to latest OTA) device and I'm trying to setup a reliable wifi/vpn connection to my dormitory network. The procedure to connect to internet is to connect the wi-fi network ...
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Note4 freezes and crashes except when running aLogrec

My Note4 started locking up and crashing after the last OS update a week or so ago (to 6.0.1). I ended up having to do a factory reset twice. The first time I tried to restore from Google's backup and ...
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How to display photo locations over the top of the photo?

I have a friend with a Note 4 who wants to display the location information of his pictures overlaid on top of the image itself (rather than go to Details to view the extra info). He saw another ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 goes standby when idle, pauses apps

Hello Android enthusiasts, I have the following issue: I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and I have not turned on any power saving setting, however I cannot figure out for the life of me how to prevent ...
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How do I view Android application specific cache

I wan't to copy cache files of an application to see what it stores in cache. I've a non-rooted Galaxy Note 4 running android 5.1.1. Is there any way using adb or something else? This application is ...
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Read Song Info Using Tasker

I'm looking for a way to have Tasker read the currently playing song title and artist out loud or flash it on the screen. I have the output part down (using 'Say' and/or 'Flash') but I'm having ...
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Albumart not showing on lock screen?

On Android 5.1 on the Samsung Note 4 (sprint), the currently playing track (in any music player, Spotify, whatnot) is no longer shown as the wallpaper on the lockscreen during playback. I really liked ...
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How can I diagnose if my it's my phone that has a problem with wifi?

I have a Galaxy Note 4 - and I've been having trouble recently with the Wifi frequently disconnecting. What I would like to do is diagnose whether this issue is specific to my phone, before I send ...