Questions tagged [samsung-galaxy-note-4]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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USB Debugging grayed out

I'm on an unrooted Verizon Galaxy Note 4 running Android 4.4.4. I have not accepted the Lollipop preparation updates, because Android 5.0 on Snapdragon processors is known to have poor performance ...
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Every Sensor Stopped Working

Recently I have discovered that literally all sensors on my Note 4 suddenly stopped working. This include the proximity sensor as well as the gyroscope sensor and GPS, etc.: Screenshot (click to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Microsoft user authentication on OneNote app?

Everything on my Galaxy Note4 is up to date and working fine. No dice in attempting to troubleshoot so far with a few of the usual suspects - update OS and app software, clear app data & cache.
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Note 4 Verizon Branded

I just activated my note 4 it's through Verizon but I switched it to AT&T and am now using it for cricket. Only problem is I want the Verizon boot logo off and all the Verizon based default apps ...
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Google Keep notifications are delayed on Samsung Note 4

The reminders set in Google Keep are not displayed in time. It happens after the time has passed. I have power saver on and with limited background apps. Is it the reason?
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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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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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Is it possible to test a Note 4 NFC antenna

NFC has stopped working on my Note 4 (N910G). As I understand it, the NFC antenna is embedded in the battery - it seems to be, I can see an antenna. I am using an Anker replacement battery, but NFC ...
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Dead Samsung Note 4

I dropped my phone in the pool and now it won't turn on. I took it to a repair place and was advised that it was to far gone. I have about 3000 photos on the internal memory (stupid me didn't back ...
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Moving game progress for Talking Tom to new device

I transferred my Talking Tom to the SD card before getting a new phone. But when I had the new phone (Galaxy Note 4) set up, it did not continue my game progress from where it left off but started ...
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Note 4 screen locked

I had finger scanner on my Samsung Galaxy Note 4, but somehow it stopped working. Then with Android Device Manager, I was able unlock the screen with new password, and also registered with new finger ...
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Obtrusive notifications

If I'm playing a game or watching something in full screen, why does the notifications come over it? I've noticed especially whatsapp notifications fill up the screen. I need to be able to only stop ...
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keyboard will not show up using play store

I have a Note 4 and when I use play store to shows the mic, if i move over to the left and touch the screen the keyboard only pops up for a second. I did a reset still the same, hope someone can help
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MicroSD card MP3s are deleted/unplayable on Note 4

I have a brand new Samsung 128GB EVO Micro SDXC for use with my Note 4. I did get it from eBay, but it came in actual Samsung packaging and looks legit. If it's a fake, they did a hell of a job. I ...
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Whatsapp notifications

I recently updated my samsung note 4 to the latest android version 5.0.1, and since then my whatsapp notification always vibrates even if I turn off the vibrations in the app settings. If the phone ...
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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 ...