Galaxy S3 dumb search update feature confirmed by Samsung, it’s because of Apple
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It has been removed by Samsung working closely with Google and has been removed from carriers like Sprint as well. Apple pattented the universal search and was able to ban Galaxy Nexus in US. As a precaution Samsung and Google took the decision.
One of the ...
It's likely caused by either/both character encoding incompatibility and/or wrong character encoding, resulting in mojibake (garbled text):
Character encoding incompatibility
SMS, or text message, in general supports either text-only (e.g. GSM 03.38), or Unicode (e.g. UTF-8, UTF-16, UCS-2). Emoji, a character that resembles an image (not to be ...
You probably need an on-phone pile browser to access (or adb pull)
The builtin ringtones are located in
... instead of your Internal Storage.
You can also extract them from a ROM .zip file downloaded from elsewhere without looking into your phone. Just navigate to the same path above and take all files out there.
Put the SIM card in another phone for a few minutes to reset the network registration and then move it back.
Things that I tried that did not fix this problem:
Restarting the phone
Removing and reinserting the sim card
Uninstalling the Skype app
Calling AT&T support (611) and asking for them to reset the network registration of my phone
The short answer is: No, they are not the same.
The long answer is as follows:
At least for dimensions, they are not exactly the same (HTC One XL, to the right, is a bit smaller)
Also, from the comparison table you talk about:
HTC One X AT&T wouldn't support HSDPA 900, while HTC One XL does.
HTC One X AT&T supports 4G network with LTE 700 MHz ...
No you can't flash an international ROM on your device.
Because your phone's configuration is different than international version.
Details are given below:
Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon (AT&T)----- Nvidia Tegra 3 (International)
CPU: Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait (AT&T)----- Quad-core 1.5 GHz (International)
GPU: Adreno 225 (AT&T)-----...
So, I know this is old, but for the record...I found a way to block all updates without root. I downloaded a tool called debloater (google it) and blocked:
Now it stopped trying to download the update that would always make my back soft key not work. Done and done, and no root required.
I called AT&T, and this is a mandatory update. Other than rooting, there's no way to avoid the message. You can avoid the download by not going onto WiFi. If you install the update, you need to re-enter WiFi passwords EVERY time you reconnect to a WiFi network. Horrible! I'm avoiding this thing even if have to keep hitting the home key when the message ...
Nexus 6 models sold via AT&T are reported to have these differences (source 1, source 2, source 3):
It is SIM locked to AT&T
There is an AT&T logo on the back of the phone
The phone displays an AT&T branded boot animation/sound on startup
It performs a check to ensure your current plan allows tethering before it will allow it to be activated
You need to be connected to the AT&T network to receive the update, which isn't possible if you're abroad.
If you can't get the update through auto updates on your phone, or via Kies, then you can download the firmware and use Odin to flash it.
I found this answer helpful, as well as this tutorial that shows you step by step how to do it.
Ended-up flashing the old firmware (links on xda) and redoing the OTA upgrade. Worked fine this time, which makes me think the first OTA file was munged. Doesn't AT&The have any error-checking built-in to their upgrade script?!
The problem may be that Smart Pause is not being smart
In the gesture settings menu see if smart pause is enabled, and disable it. Smart Pause is a feature that, using the front facing camera, recognizes (or tries to) when you look away and pauses your video automatically. This would be my first guess at this problem, with the given information.
Dns probe image no internet error.You can try changing your ip settings from DHCP to static and connecting to GOOGLE dns.
Important: Before you start:
Before you change your DNS settings to use Google Public DNS, be sure to write down the current server addresses or settings on a piece of paper. It is very important that you keep these numbers for backup ...
Here's an XDA instructions to root Samsung S5 G900A (AT&T):
That's the only solution I found working!
1) Save these to the Samsung SD card:
pre-rooted OF3 firmware
2) Now on your Desktop PC, download this firmware:
Calling AT&T may get you an unlock code within 24 hours. You do not need to buy one, or follow this technical guide.
But if all else fails, you can unlock via a downgrade to 4.1.1. How to do this is below.
The most reputable source I found is here: XDA Developers AT&T Samsung SGH-I317,
a BIG thank you to: Odin Guide
and last steps are from After ...
If you don't have a Nandroid backup, you'll have to find a stock ROM for your device. Your device is not that well-known, the only resource I could find is on XDA-Developers. There you can find information on how to use ODIN to flash a stock ROM (post #5).
In the future, creating a Nandroid backup is always recommended before flashing a ROM, just in case ...
Okay, here's what I can gather...
There should be no real loss of capability if you move to AT&T. While AT&T does not advertise LTE Band 8 capability on its S5s, Band 8 is largely used in South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan; unless you travel to those places, it shouldn't be a problem. I would, however, check AT&T's coverage map to be certain.
It is a poor password policy, however you should rest assured that a strong 16-digit password is sufficient to protect from brute force. As demonstrated by GRC, an exhaustive brute force attack would take 10 billion years using a massive cracking array: https://www.grc.com/haystack.htm
Previously I have used Sizable Send to transfer very large videos from my phone to my boss's. You can send them the download link via email or text.
Alternatively, if the video isn't very large you could use Dropbox in the same way
Depending on the file size it might take a while to transfer.
After my Galaxy Note 3 got all messed up by Lollipop update, I rooted by phone and installed DisableService app from Play Store.
Using DisableService, you can disable AT&T Software update service.
I use nova launcher. Hold finger on screen choose short cuts, activity, scroll down to att update tap on left side. Uou will see the app below it. Click on it it will send it to desktop.
When you click on it you can edit The dm connection settings. Click on profile then change to mformation(thats not a typo) Then click on the name choose edit. Then delete ...
I have been using a Note 3 on AT&T for about four months now and I have so far managed to avoid unwanted firmware updates without rooting. I am still running Android 4.3.
I don't want kitkat. It doesn't remember wifi passwords. I have also heard of issues with bluetooth functionality and sd card access limitations. Also, battery life seems to be ...
I just wrestled with this on my galaxy note 9.0. In /system/app there is a file called (for me) FWUpgrade.apk
Even though I am rooted it refused to rename or remove it in a file explorer... I tried a few. I eventually just used terminal to chmod 666 it after su-ing to get root. Then I removed it no prob. So, at the term prompt:
chmod 666 ...
I went around in circles with this by trying open and WPA security but nothing worked. The phone was not even listed on the router's device list. The MAC address filter was the problem. I fixed the issue by adding the phones mac address to the routers "white list" and now everything works well. Check you router mac filters or turn them off.
I have AT&T U-Verse at home. My S3 connected to the gateway with no issues. Did you try to remove the saved network from the phone, factory reset the gateway and then try adding it. If that fails, try to manually add the SSID and key after you remove the network from the phone settings. Worst case ask them to send you a new gateway. If you changed the ...