What is the point of owning a cool new phone if you can't make it your own? Kris takes us through 10 tips and tricks to get the most of your Samsung Galaxy S4!
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Does anybody who owns a Galaxy S4 (SGH-m919 running 4.4.4) notice "breaks" in the signal bar in battery stats? It's not a matter of bad signal either. I noticed the signal bar is completely green, but there are random black gaps throughout (I think it only shows it to be during screen off). This doesn't seem to cause a problem with the phone's functionality, it's just something I noticed.
This is pretty similar to my girlfriend's S3. The stats show WIFI to be on constantly, even though it's not, and this also doesn't seem to cause any issues with the phone. So maybe these stats just aren't reliable?
I appreciate anyone's thoughts :)
+Donna Castillo it should appear automatically but depending on the region of the world you're in, your carrier and exact phone model you might not get the latest update. My S4 is model I9505.
To check if you can upgrade or not you have to go into the phones settings -> about phone and you should find something there, like "check for software update" or something like that.
Or just google it.
I want one so bad. I'm so close to getting one online. I desperately need an upgrade. I've had my iPhone 4 for a year and it's already dieing out on me. I want to make sure I have enough info before I buy it though. This video helped out a lot.
It sucks that im not able to see all the comments on the different videos on youtube. Some comments where more people have comment specifiks comments, and you example can press "view 34 comments more" Then after clicking that the rest of the screen under it is jusy white screen. It so unbelievely frustrating. And you are even not able to see some people that comment your own comment sometimes.
OK, here's the deal. I am currently using an iPhone 4s and I am thinking of maybe switching to a Galaxy 4s. Now don't go fanboy on me saying that I souls get te galaxy, tell me truthfully. I Ike simple stuff, I don't want to go into too many settings to change my preferences or things like that, so should I switch to a galaxy or stick my trusty iPhone?
+Rayyan Rw You see, Samung Galaxy S4 comes shipped with a modified version of Android, which can still be edited like Android. A few older IPhones were smaller than the HTC EVO 4G, a phone i previously had. Samsungs are notorious fir having big screens, therefore I think you should grab a Samsung.
The camera tip at the beginning is a little misleading. The '9mp' image is only lower due to the aspect ratio. The pixel density is exactly the same and therefore so is image quality. The higher 13mp image is only so due to it's 4:3 aspect ratio
I've had my s4 a week now. Paid a lot of money but there's a few things I don't like. It won't log out of email. It won't connect to my car stereo using Bluetooth, it won't show everything on my memory car. I would think that this big this big flash phone could do anything but apparantly not. I'm very disappointed.
Great! Thanx! Excellent video! I'm ordering MY Samsung Galaxy S4 tonight! I should have it in less than 5 days!! Woo, hoo!! =D
I got tired of waiting for OnePlus to finish jacking off in our faces for the 'privilege' of being able to BUY one of their phones AT REGULAR PRICE! Fuck 'em.
my s4 is missing some settings such as camera modes, the pencil thing that enables you to customize notifications, the palm motion setting, and who knows how many more. is this normal? or is there really something wrong about my phone? help!
As an audiophile i thank you for reminding me of the adapt sound thinghy. The highs and lows are much more distinct. Has a much more punchy feeling to it now. And my earbuds are not even the expensive kind, because i go through a pair earbuds in about 4 months.
I have owned a couple of beats by dre but they break to easy. This feature alows one to use relatively cheap earbuds but get that quality sound still, i love it.
you know I'm so happy with it, very fast, battery is great 4h on screen, screen awesome crisp on pro mode, for battery back cover you can change it for a leather like note3 and it's with a cover protect from china.
I'm supposed to be getting a Samsung Galaxy S4 some time soon, I'm sure I'll need to rewatch this video 800 times to make sure I can figure out how to use it. Thanks for the tips. Very helpful and I don't even have the phone yet.
I have a youtube playlist of videos on my phone but I can't get them to play all the way through. I have to manually start the next song once the previous song is done instead of just letting it go through the list automatically. This is irritating, especially when I'm at work. Is there a "play all" setting anywhere?
Is there possible that doing changes in the developer options can make permanent damage on the software? Because when you turn on developer options, you do get a warning!
Sincerely young boy with a brother tired of getting questions.
i have an important question which btw most of us s4 to be users want to know. i made a few research about the s4 and i found out that this phone os 16 gb. interestingly, the s4 has limited storage which is 8. something. IS THIS TRUE? IF SO *PLEASE, PLEASE, * MAKE A VIDEO ON HOW TO ADD MORE STORAGE TO THIS PHONE. Sincerely, a dissapointed s4 user-to-be. >:(
On my galaxy s4 I don't even have the option to take 13 mp photos in the settings. Also how do you access the other features in the camera such as anti-shake? Everything onmy phone is darked out and when I tap on these settings nothing happens.
this is the worst phone i have had i years..its laggy, unreliable( have to reboot 2-3 times a day or it wont accept calls). and if your out or something you cant use it because the battery dies as soom as you start doing somthing with it..sad because samsung used to be the best phone..but this s4 its just crappy..
Thanks for the informative video. How can you change the small weather/clock screen on the home screen? Example it's light blue with white lettering whereas on the S3 it had a color pic that looked more appealing and you could see the weather/clock better. I am speaking about the home screen not the lock screen clock. Thank you for any help you can provide.
on my s4 in the settings for the auto brightness there is a usefull function. i can set autobrightness to 0, then its just autobright.
and i can go a few steps higher or lower then 0 so its always a bit brighter or darker then just autobright. very usefull.
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