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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 won't get out from recovery booting

I got a problem with my Samsung device and now I've no idea how to fix this, hope anyone want to help me in fixing this problem. So this thing started yesterday when I just went in to Recovery Mode ...
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How do I find the CSC code of a device in a bootloop?

I have a bootlooped SM-N910C device (Samsung Note4). I need to know the CSC code so that I download the firmware that will not erase my personal data. How do I find the CSC code in this scenario?
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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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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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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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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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How to recover personal data on an Android phone which is in a bootloop?

Is there a way to recover the internal storage (images, video, photos, notes, app data, music, etc) of an Android phone which is currently in a bootloop? Additional info: Wiping the cache partition ...
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Is a 'Send security reports' notification legitimate? Note 4, 6.0.1

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (Verizon SM-N910V), Android 6.0.1 After a sudden reboot, my phone displayed a few system notifications in Chinese, and is now displaying a new notification (screenshot attached)....
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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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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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No notification of new email received on SGN4 lock screen

Can anyone please advise on how to activate a function that will allow me to view lock screen notifications when an email is received just as I can with missed calls and sms messages etc. The only way ...
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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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Galaxy Note 4 stuck on sprint logo - need help with recovering photos

My Note 4 started randomly turning off and on a while ago and I thought it was because it was getting overheated so I would pull the battery out and cool it off before turning it back on. Now the ...
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Reset advice? Process System is not responding AND no keyboard

I have a Samsung Note 4, running Android 6.0.1. After installing the "Guidebook" app, I started getting a "Process System is not responding" message frequently. If I reboot, I get it immediately ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 only connects to windows 7 via ptp NOT mtp?

Just trying to back up some files onto my old pc, an Emachines running win7. When connected to my win10 Lenovo laptop, everything works fine, both MPT and PTP show up and everything is recognized. But ...
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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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What service controls system level auto rotation?

I was removing some (Samsung) bloatware off my Note 4 and now it won't auto rotate. Apps like the camera read direct from the sensors and work fine but all other apps rely on system rotation state. ...
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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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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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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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How to root and flash the Galaxy Note 4 AT&T version

I got a Galaxy Note 4 from my father and it is the AT&T version. I think it's been already rooted since I can use other networks besides AT&T on it... But there are some AT&T stock apps/...
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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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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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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 restarting continuously

My Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has been continuously restarting during or at times right after the welcome screen. I have tried the following steps to sort out this issue: Downloaded Samsung USB driver and ...
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IBM Verse Inbox not syncing

Our organization is using IBM iNotes Social Edition and have set up a server for emails. I have been using IBM Verse for my emails syncing on my mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 4. It was working fine till ...
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flashing a rom on a different samsung note model

i have recently bought a Samsung note 4 sm-g910H (at least that what it says in the settings) but upon opening it up i noticed that the USB module had sm-n910F typed on its ribbon connector ,and ...
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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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How do I prevent usb mount while the the mobile is OFF

I know that this topic helps prevent USB mount. But there is such thing that while the android mobile is off, volume button + the power button starts the boot, and the android can be still mounted ...
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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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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 stuck in reboot loop - what is the problem?

Here is the situation: My phone (Samsung Galaxy Note 4) turns on and works perfectly fine if I am do not click on any app. Then say I click on some app. If I try to press too many things in too ...
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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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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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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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Flashing ROM on a used Samsung Note 4 [duplicate]

I have a used note 4 and want to make sure there is no spyware or malware on it. I know some can survive a factory reset. Somebody told me to flash a rom and recovery image but not how to do this. I ...
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Is there a way to detect if there is a power management issue with an android phone?

Is there a way to detect if there is a power management issue with an android phone? I'm rooted on KitKat if that helps. The phone in question is a galaxy note 4 if it makes a difference. The ...
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On my Note 4, even when I set the lock screen to fingerprint, if I turn it off and then on, I can unlock it by swiping. Please advise

I set the unlocking to fingerprint. I set 3 fingerprints. I activate them. Then I can unlock my phone by swiping. What is the use?
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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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How to change Mozilla default video player?

I would like to know how to replace the default video player of Mozilla Firefox with the default Android video player on my Note 4. My phone is not rooted. Thank you in advance.
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How to back up android note 4 that won't boot up?

I have a note 4 official firmware, that won't boot up anymore. It goes into mmc_read failed. On the center it says Downloading... do not turn off target!! but nothing happens. I tried booting into ...
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I'm unable to remember my old phone's passcode. I've tried just about everything I know of.

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and it is a typing/word password-my carrier is AT&T. This phone isn't currently activated (as in I'm currently using a different phone, an iPhone to be specific, so ...
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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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Galaxy Note 4 screen problem?

Recently I got a note 4 and when i turn on the screen, it has these orange faded pictures, and i'm guessing the last owner played candy crush while burning the phone? Does it have a reset option? Or ...
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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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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 power saving mode problem

I am using Samsung Note 4. When I turn to power saving mode I cannot get back to normal mode. I don't know what to do. Recently I've updated to the latest version. Can you please help me to switch it ...
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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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Update from external storage disabled

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (N910a), and the WiFi doesn't work. I think it's because it has an old firmware version, so I tried to update it, but when in recovery and trying to update from the SD ...
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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. ...