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Is it possible to save an encrypted data partition so that I can decrypt it later?

I have a rooted samsung galaxy s4 sph l720 with an encrypted data partition. It's currently a soft brick. I'm confident I could wipe the device and start over from scratch but then I'd lose everything ...
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My rooted samsung galaxy s4 is soft bricked, Can I save it?

The device has been rooted since shortly after I bought it new years ago. I've had very few problems since... which is why it's never been replaced. When I start the device it gets stuck at the ...
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Samsung S4: USB connection with the PC is lost when rebooting a device with 100% battery

My PC has two different USB sockets: yellow and blue. When connected to the PC, the S4 device, when I reboot it manually or with adb reboot DOES go unplugged when connected to the yellow and DOES NOT ...
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Occasional No Audio from Phone Calls

Background Samsung Galaxy S4 Phone has been in daily service with the same carrier for 2.5 years using CyanogenMod 11 (KitKat), no issues Phone has been recently updated to SynergyCM13 (Marshmallow) ...
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Welsh letters with circumflex: example - ŷ

Can these be input via my Galaxy s4 keyboard? The example is embraced by Unicode hex 0177 and its capital version 0176. The Welsh language is not amongst the language options on this device.
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Is it safe to uninstall AudioFX from CyanogenMod 13?

Background: I recently upgraded a Samsung Galaxy S4 from Cyanogenmod 11 (KitKat) to Cyanogenmod 13 (Marshmallow). Everything seems to work fine except that AudioFX crashes several times in a row ("...
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My S4 is acting up, Battery to blame?

So I have an issue with Keeping the phone on. I guess I should break it down into charging vs pure Battery as I can sometimes do a poor job of explaining things properly. Note: the screen glue is worn ...
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How to reinstall stock firmware on Galaxy S4 SCH-I545

I rooted my phone to get rid of bloatware and free up internal storage. It worked but then I uninstalled the root app and my phone was having issues. I did a factory restore and now when moving ...
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Path to SD Card With ConnectBot

Im using a Samsung Galaxy S4 and trying to scp a file to my raspberry pi using connectbot. I cannot seen to find the right path to the file I am trying to copy from my SD Card. The file is in the ...
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LineageOS update files not present in /data/lineageos_updates since 27th April 2018

Since the update from 20th April 2018, I can't find the LineageOS update in the current path which is /data/lineageos_updates . When I download the latest update (27th April 2018) and reboot in TWRP, ...
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Samsung S4 Android 4.4 Freezing

I have an Android S4 where is the OS is constantly crashing and I have to reinstall it. The crash usually occurs after a few days when I update apps or install new ones. I'm wondering if the battery ...
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Can I use LOS on Samsung S4 Mini GT-I9195I?

I have successfully installed Lineage OS on Samsung S4 Mini GT-I9195, but now I got a GT-I9195I which should be a more advanced model with better CPU. I can't find any reliable informations, if this ...
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No LTE on samsung s4 mini?

I am using a Samsung S4 Mini Model GT-l9195 with Lineage OS 14.1. I used the LTE Image to install LOS. But actually, I am not sure if my phone is able to use LTE. Because there was also a non-LTE ...
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Need to remove password on my Samsung s4

While trying to remove the password on my device, it's giving me a message stating that it's "administration or encrypted is blocked." Yes I have encrypted my phone So please give me a solution to ...
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recover data from samsung galaxy s4

I have samsung galaxy s4 broken touch and display. i want to recover data from it such as videos,photos,contacts and whats app chat without pc.
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stuck at checking connection after hard reset

after the factory reset i selected language,then wifi connection terms and condition ,then the checking connection it says it takes a while but it cant proceed further and stuks there do you hav any ...
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What is inside the “other” category in the storage settings and how can I delete these large files eating my storage space?

I know this question has been asked before, but I cannot find a clear answer. I just recently flashed lineage is 14 on my Samsung galaxy S4. I used TWRP to wipe the internal storage with eh wipe ...
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Which version of Lineage OS do I use for Samsung s4 SPRINT?

Previously I used jfltespr. But Lineage OS doesn't show any builds for that. Did one of the other builds replace that? jfltexx jfltevzw ks01lte jfltexx sounds appropriate but I can't find anything ...
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Delete backed up photos on Samsung S4 mini

How do I delete backed up photos from my gallery (Samsung S4 mini). Please note: I took photos with my phone camera. Those photos were uploaded to Google maps. Once they were uploaded I deleted ...
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Will an S4 boot and run without a volume button?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a dented/stuck volume button (causing any attempt to boot to end at the screen that asks whether I really want to install a custom OS because the smartphone perceives ...
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samsung s4 not responding to factory reset

Good day My samsung s4 just died and wount go on or charge I have tried the sound up and donw button with the power button with home screen button with no luck Can any one PLEASE give me advice ...
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Galaxy S4 getting stuck in bootloop after random restarts

I have had my galaxy S4 for 4 years and the last 3 months it started to reboot randomly. After one such reboot it got stuck on the Galaxy logo in that I had assumed to be a bootloop. If I leave it off ...
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Unable to adopt SD card as internal storage on my j7 prime with android marshmallow

I recently upgraded to 6.0.1 Marshmallow on my Galaxy J7 Prime and I would like to adopt an SD card as internal storage. but it doesnt give me an option to this I formatted the SD card, there is no "...
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how to manually enable debug mode on galaxy s4 with black screen?

Trying to enable the debug mode on galaxy s4 in order to share the screen to PC via vysor since the phone has black screen totally. The screen responds to touch even though it's totally black. Thanks.
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Can you grant superuser privileges to an application?

I was wondering wether it is possible since ES File Explorer has the root explorer option, which I need to see where Termux got installed/from where it's running to be able to navigate (though it ...
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How can I get a longer Samsung USB data cable for Galaxy S4?

I have tried several alternate and extension USB cables and none of them provide a data connection. They were all new cables that worked just fine with standard external USB drives. Only the ...
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How can I mirror broken Samsung S4 GT I9505 unlocked screen onto Laptop or TV? [duplicate]

How can I project broken Samsung S4 GT I9505 unlocked screen onto Laptop or TV? Fortunately with multiple trials the pattern worked out on BLACK display screen and phone got unlocked and I took Data ...
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How can I make sure apps that are moved to the SD card stay there?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505, Android 5.0.1, not rooted). Have 16GB total internal storage, and a 32GB SD card - the internal storage always seems to fill up quite quickly (not least ...
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Insufficient SD storage space error!

My SD (memory) card has about 14 GB of free storage space but when I try to open documents saved in my SD card, it says that there isn't sufficient space to open them. What could be the cause of ...
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Turn off annoying notification/clock screen

When i turn on my Samsung S4 it often come a black clock/notification screen. How to turn it off?
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Unable to change display language in Twitter app on S4

I want to change the laguage Twitter is displayed in from English to German. I can easily do this from the laptop web version. However the Language is still in english on my app. Some notifacations ...
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No memory avaiable on my Galaxy S4

I don't understand why I can't take photo or video with my Samsung Galaxy S4. I have 32 GB of memory and I haven't a lot of photo or apps in my mobile phone. I tried to delete photo, video or apps ...
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Install OS on Galaxy S4 w/ broken screen

I have an Samsung Galaxy S4 with a broken screen (no touch input and no visual output); it's been sitting in my closet for months, but it still charges & boots. Now, I want to put it to good use ...
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Why does Media Storage consume so much memory and how to clear it for good?

Android is generaly horrible when it comes to managing or saving disk space. But recently, new problem appeared, which is the Media Storage system application which fills my internal memory (disk ...
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Why I get the foolowing “Settings isn't responding. … close it”, when i turn Wifi on? (even in Safe Mode!) /Android 501 & Sams S4

Android 5.0.1 /Samsung S4, Not rooted. Why I get the following message dialog "Settings isn't responding. Do you want to close it?", every time when i turn Wifi on? (even when phone is started in ...
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Galaxy S4 won't update

I just unrooted my device to install the newest firmware, but the "Update now"-button doesn't work. I have wiped the cache partition but it still won't update.
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Did I get a virus? (Galaxy S4, 5.0.1)

I was just normally using my S4 when it restarted, and when it turned back on, it said Android is upgrading. The last time I saw this, I was notified of a software update, and I manually clicked ...
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Installed Android apk by mistake on my PC. How do I remove?

After I downloaded F-Droid apk to send to my Samsung S4, I must have installed it by mistake on my Windows 7 PC. I use a little program called Who's On My Wifi? After my accidental install, the ...
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How can I disable voice commands when double pressing the home button on the Galaxy S 4?

How do I disable the Voice Command on my Galaxy 4s when pressing the Home key twice?
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NFC on S4 doesn't work at all

I have an S4 with which I try the Yubikey Neo with NFC on. I also tried another tag but I can't get any response from the phone whatsoever. Not even a beep. NFC is turned on for sure. I bought an (...
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Calibrating/Correctly draining an Extended Battery

I recently purchased an extended battery for my ailing Galaxy S4. It's supposedly rated at 4000 mAh over the previous 2600 mAh OEM battery. First time I threw it in, I turned on the phone, chucked in ...
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Removing a deleted account that's still on Galaxy S4

I had a Google account I wanted to get rid of linked to my phone and ended up going to: Settings>Accounts>Google>Account Preferences and selected my account so I could get rid of it. Click to enlarge ...
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'error: device not found' while connected to device through adb shell

Trying to deodex my Samsung Galaxy S4 (SC-04E). My device shows up upon adb devices, and I am able to successfully connect and su with adb shell. In shell: C:\Users\username>adb devices List of ...
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Dumping/saving the list of Running apps in Kitkat 4.4.4

Mobile phone : Galaxy S4 (T-mobile SGH-M919) running Android 4.4.4, 2GB RAM out of which 520MB is reported as free (as of NOW), 16 GB memory out of which 805 MB is ...
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A way to copy data from android?

I have a samsung s4 on android 6.0.1 and the phone has a cracked and unresponsive screen. I tried to plug the phone to my computer so see if I could copy pictures from my internal drive but it wouldn'...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 broken screen ADB autharization

I have an SGS4 i9500 device with totally screen broken. So, I can't see or touch anything. But device works. I had flashed it with Odin using this firmware: I9500XXUGNJ1_I9500SERGNJ1_SER. Then I ...
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Access data from a locked Galaxy S4

I just received a Samsung Galaxy S4 (model GT-I9505) from the family of my friend, who just passed away. This smartphone has a pattern screen lock. Unfortunately, nobody knows the pattern. They asked ...
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How can I disable the Samsung Galaxy s4 standard calendar?

Please help. I've spent several hours on this and cannot figure it out. I see that the best answer to this issue is to go to the menu and change settings. If you see the screenshot, there is no menu ...
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RMNET + DM + MODEM mod usb not recognized windows 7 and windows 10

I am trying to change my galaxy gt-i9500 imei. I undertand that I should edit EFS file thanks to my searches. I should connect to usb at RMNET + DM + MODEM mod (*#0808#, choose mod etc.). But windows7/...
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Install Nexus Android on Samsung S4

The Android OS that comes with the Samsung S4 has quite a few unwanted extras. The Android OS that comes with the Nexus 5 is quite slim and I prefer its interface. Is it possible to replace the OS ...