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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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Has Android 6 Update Caused PC Connection Issues for Galaxy Note 4?

Since updating my Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to version 6 of the Marshmallow operating system, it won't show up when I connect it to my PC. Any recommendations? Is anyone else having a problem? It may ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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turn data off, on android Samsung note 4 [duplicate]

what should I do,not to use up my data limit on my Samsung note 4, what steps I need to know to do that?
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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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How can I display older emails on my Samsung Note 4

My Samsung Note 4 only loads the last 7 days of emails. How can I display older emails?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Number displays instead the saved contact name on Samsung note 4

As per the title, its just the number which displays instead name. I've noticed that multiple contact syncs are active and disabled all except for one which I require. But still the problem persists. ...
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Reconfigure Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Fingerprint Scanner

Is there a way to avoid clicking on the centre button where the fingerprint scanner is. I would like to reconfigure the fingerprint scanner to go to home when brushed. Is that possible?
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Note 4 camera not focusing

New galaxy note 4 camera doesn't focus at first, it will only work when I shake my camera or thump it real hard. Had anyone had this issue or have an idea on his to fix it?
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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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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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When does AT&T Note 4 receive Lollipop? [duplicate]

When does Lollipop hit AT&T Note 4? I have read many articles that the Note 4 was going to receive Lollipop late January. But still no updates. I believe the Galaxy S5 AT&T has Lollipop. Any ...
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Why can't the Galaxy Note 4 capture 4K Pictures and only Videos despite having that 4K screen?

Why is it that, despite having a resolution of 2560×1440, the note 4 can't capture 4K pictures?
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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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Do I need to factory reset to root galaxy note 4 SM-N910V?

I have the Samsung Galaxy note 4 for Verizon. I believe it is the developer edition because the model # is SM-N910V. I am trying to either install CFs auto root or install TWRP recovery and root from ...
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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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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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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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Change screen lock from password to pin

I have a Samsung Note 4 and I set the screen lock to use a password. Now I want to change it from password to another option, but it is not possible. Please advise me on how to remove the screen ...