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Secure your Samsung Galaxy S4

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My phone has been locked up with the FBI moneypak virus, I can't get anywhere on it?

I'm not sure how to get this off. It is said to pay 500 and seems real

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    Press and hold the power button
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    A menu will appear. Now, press and hold the "Power off" or "Reboot" option. A dialogue box will appear. Tap on "OK". You will be booted into the safe mode.
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    Alternatively, if it did not work, turn off your phone, turn it back on, and tap the menu button repeatedly as you boot up.
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    And the last option that works for other phones to boot into safe mode is turning the device off and back on
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    While it boots, press and hold either volume up, volume down, or both buttons.
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    While in the safe mode, you will be able to uninstall the virus
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    Press the home button, press the menu button. Select "Settings". Tap on "Apps" or "Application manager". Tap on "All". Look for a suspicious name. The virus is known to name itself in many ways. Some of them are "BaDoink", "Video Player", "Network Driver System", "Video Render", etc. If you see "Adobe Flash Player", then you might need to reset the phone completely (learn how to hard-reset your phone in this article).
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    Tap the found application
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    Tap on "Uninstall". If you cannot uninstall it, press the home button. Press the menu button, and select "Settings". Tap on "Security" and "Device administrators". Uncheck the application in question and attempt to uninstall it again.
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The second method.

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    Open Avast from your computer.
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    Sign in to Play Store with your phone Google account credentials.
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    Click "Install" and switch to your phone where you will be able to launch the application from the notification bar.
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If nothing helped, hard-reset your phone as described in the article on resetting Android devices.

Which thing on the back is the SIM card?

I took battery out but don't know which one is SIM card

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First of all, your phone may have no SIM card if it is a CDMA phone. However, just to be sure, check out our tutorials to see if you can identify your SIM card and take it out. See how to find a SIM card on

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Is there a wait period for attempting to unlock your phone?

After attempting the finger scanner to many times, I have entered the incorrect alternate password. Will I have the option to scan my finger again tomorrow? Can my password be emailed?

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Can you please give me ways to unlock my phone without a hard restart?

My 2 year old daughter locked me out of my phone. I used a pattern and she did it so many times that it is giving me a number code now. I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. I have tried Android Device Manager and that does not work because the ADM must be disabled on my phone. Nobody can seem to help me. I just got this phone and just got back from vacation and have not backed up my photos so I don't want to do a hard restart and lose everything. I should have backed my phone up right away but did not. Is there ANY way to get past this lock screen? Google and Verizon could not help me.

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How can I unlock my Note3 it won't take the correct pin?

It won't accept the correct pin

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Have you experienced problem charging in a Note3, it says it is charging but the battery percentage goes down?

When I charge the phone it's charging percentage decreases

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Hi, I bought a replacement battery for the S4 (I9505)?

I tried to charge it and my phone says: this battery can't be used on this phone. I tried it in another S4 (i9515) and no problems. How can I fix this?

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