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Turn On and Off the Samsung Galaxy S4

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My email notification sound is not working. Phone and messages work, but not the email?

Email notification sound is not working'

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Email notifications are a very useful feature in our Smartphones. In order to enable the email notification settings on your Samsung Galaxy S4, follow these steps:

  1. 1
    On your phone home screen, tap on the 'Apps' icon.
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  2. 2
    Go to your email app.
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  3. 3
    Touch the 'Menu' button.
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  4. 4
    Select 'Settings'.
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  5. 5
    Tap on your email account.
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    Under 'Notification settings' section, enable the 'Email notification' option.
    On this page you can change your email notification sound by clicking on 'Select Ringtone', or you can enable vibrate option by checking 'Vibrate'.
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    When you are done selecting options, press the Home button.
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    Now you should receive notifications for your emails.
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My screen on my Galaxy S4 is black, tried charging it and turning it off and on?

Black screen will not turn back on.

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If you hear sounds and feel vibrations when you try to turn the phone on, then your screen may be broken or detached from components in the phone. If you don't hear sounds or feel vibrations when you try to turn on the phone, your phone may be broken. Either way, you will need to get your phone checked out and fixed by a certified technician at your carrier's local store.

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It Powers on and then shuts right off?

What should I do when my phone powers on and then shuts right off

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Is there a restart or reset button in the back of phone?

Phone won't turn on. I tired holding the power button. I tired holding down power, volume and home button.

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Phone doesn't respond to wall charger, but usually works with car charger?

I have bought/replaced 4 different wall chargers & 3 different (same model) phones, but continue to have this problem charging with the wall charger. Thoughts?

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My phone isn't dialing or receiving calls?

An online resource says to make sure the phone is not in airplane mode. Check that by pushing the power button. I don't get it.

On most phones Airplane Mode makes sure your phone isn't using any internet, or WiFi, or signal in general, so you cannot make calls or do anything that would require a connection to either the internet or your carrier. This mode, at least for the most popular Samsung and iPhones, is found in the settings and it is just a button you can turn on or off.

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Is there a work around for turning the S4 on without the power button?

I need to turn it on briefly to recover data from the phone. I removed the power switch from the board due to a power loop the pone was going through. Turns on and off repeatedly and wouldn't charge. I took ohm readings for the switch and compared to a known good phone and confirmed it was bad prior to removing. It will charge a battery now, but I don't know of a work around to get it to turn on.

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We have this tutorial that explains how to do exactly that. Please scroll up and follow our instructions in the "How to turn your Galaxy S4 on without using the power button" section.

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What should I do if my phone doesn't boot to download mode?

I followed steps 1 and 2 (hold volume button, plug into computer using USB), but the phone did not boot to download mode. Any suggestions for how can I turn my phone ON without using the power button?

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I had my phone in my purse, took it out, it won't do anything I plugged it in to charger, nothing?

Phone won't do anything. I plugged it into charger, nothing, pushed the ON button, nothing

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Congrats I re-powered my phone using USB?

How do I use the app when I have no computer to reboot the phone with no power button? What if my battery dies and I change it out on the road. How do I power it on? I have the Button Savior downloaded and appearing on phone.

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My phone is auto switching off and on?

My phone is auto switching off and on, it is Galaxy S4

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Found a phone, trying to sign in to text the owner - unknown unlock?

Found a phone, trying to sign in to text the owner - unknown unlock

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I just bought the phone but it gets hot very fast?

So what should I do with the phone at this point

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Power button does not work. Did not want to turn phone off, but went to check text messages, screen appeared to install new software, my thumb pushed accept instead of my intent to open text messages. Now phone won't turn on?

Power button does not work. Did not want to turn phone off, but went to check text messages, screen appeared to install new software, my thumb pushed accept instead of my intent to open text messages. Now phone won't turn on

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Where is the "home" button on Samsung Note4?

I want to take a screenshot using buttons and not swipe, I need to hold the power button, which I just found out, and simultaneously hold the home button. Where is the home button

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On/off button is not responding AND holding volume button down is not working?

Holding volume button down is not working either alone, or when connected to computer. battery was charged prior to my removing battery and re-inserting.

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