Questions tagged [samsung-galaxy-s-4]

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Galaxy Tab S4 — security patch difference. webrtc no longer works

I have 2 Galaxy Tab S4, model number: SM-T830, and i have a program that connects video via WebRTC (connect to the rasp Pi's WiFi then go to the program localhost page then it loads the program fine, ...
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How to fix bricked Samsung Galaxy S4 GT i9505

My journey started when i decided to start playing around with things that i don't have experience with. I tried to enable usb debugging by flashing some file with Odin that was supposed to enable it ...
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Viber on Samsung Android

Annoyingly under my Viber "invite friends" I see a huge list including all my business contacts from prior to my retirement. These contacts are not on my phone, and Google, Samsung etc backup are all ...
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Unknown icon briefly appears in notifications

I'm hoping someone can help me figure out with this icon means. It's a phone with two left-pointing arrows on the right edge, and three concentric half-circles off the left edge. It appears randomly, ...
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Samsung S4 battery charger

I just changed the charging port and get a message "Charging paused. Battery too cold." where is the heat sendor on the S4.
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Failed to mount /cache (Invalid argument) TWRP Galaxy S4 i9500

I have a Samsung Galaxy GT-i9500 and I was trying to put a custom ROM (Phoenix Grace UX, to be precise) onto it. So I unlocked the bootloader and installed TWRP and then tried installing the .img from ...
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My Galaxy S4: 3G is not working

This phone's main IC has been changed once by authorised samsung service center. But after that the 3G is not working. I have checked all the possible settings issues. And googled a lot. But none of ...
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How can I prevent my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9506 from automatically disconnecting from the WiFi?

I have the above mentioned phone that always disconnects from my home WiFi and only reconnects manually. There are three other phones connected to it (honor Play, Xiaomi Redmi 4X and Redmi 6) and none ...
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How can I increase my samsung galaxy s4 signal power

I'm having poor signal quality from service provider(the signal for recieving calls, messages etc.) When I check from "about device" section, it usually says around -110 dbm and 2 asu. I have no ...
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My phone is stuck In Twrp Mode And Touch is not working in this mode. And i am not normally booting. Please Guide?

I wanted to root my Samsung Galaxy S4 And flash a rom but when i installed a TWRP recovery its touch is not working at all.Only power button works which turn off the screen.How can i exit from it? or ...
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after rooting phone, can I remove all traces of original phone carrier?

Forgive my mobile ignorance. I have a Galaxy S4 from Verizon (sch-i545), and I do not use it as a phone anymore. What I want to do is turn it into basically a very simple media device for kids' use ...
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Install Lineage OS on Samsung Galaxy S4 and S5, heimdall problems

I'm trying to install Lineage OS onto my Samsung Galaxy S4 and S5, following the instructions on https://wiki.lineageos.org/devices/jfltexx/install I've successfully installed Lineage to an S4 before,...
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How can I figure out Android browser version?

Our company is developing a web application and I have tested it with different browsers. I have noticed that the application does not work on the default internet browser on my Samsung Galaxy S4 ...
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Boot loop, random crashes, flashing won't help [Galaxy S4 VE GT-I9515]

I'm in dire straits. I have been using an unofficial LineageOS port for almost 2 years. I was going to give the phone away to my buddy as a Christmas gift, he only has an S3 mini with a shattered ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...