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Use the Notification and Quick Setting Panel on Samsung Galaxy S4

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My notification bar at the top of my Samsung S4 mini won't open when I swipe it?

What do I do to reopen the notification task bar. I don't think I accidentally locked it

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You have to check your settings anyway to see whether you have accidentally locked it. You also have to check whether you've changed the profile for the access, let's say you can access it by clicking another button.

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If this is just because of a simple clog in the system, you may want to shut down your S4 mini first and then turn it on again. After that, it should function as normal.

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I don't have a quick settings icon on the top of my screen?

How do I get the quick settings on my phone,its a Galaxy 4

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You have to check whether you have actually activated your notification bar at the top. You can find this under settings. Sometimes, you can deactivate it if you feel that you are being disturbed by it.

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Also, restarting your device may help, especially if you have actually not made any changes in the settings. It may just be because there is some clog in the system.

Actually I have the Samsung Galaxy S3, and yesterday it required an update. So, I allowed it to update itself, and now all of a sudden in my notification bar I do not have a GPS setting; but I have a Location setting instead. Please advise how to get GPS setting back?

Would like to know how to get GPS setting back.

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With the Kitkat Android update, the "GPS" was removed and replaced by "Location". To use it, read and agree to the Terms of Service and other warnings. This is the new GPS setting.

How do I get the status bar to show who the text is from and not the full message on the screen?

I'm on a Samsung S4 and just updated to Kitkat 4.4.2 and now I have my text messages coming through the status bar at the top (which I want to continue) BUT now also on the display of my locked screen (which I do not want). Can you help?

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The first method.

  1. 1
    Press the home button.
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  2. 2
    Open the Messaging application.
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    Press the menu button under the screen.
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  4. 4
    Tap on "Settings".
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    Scroll down to "Preview message".
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    Uncheck "Preview message".
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The second method is below.

  1. 1
    Press the home button.
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  2. 2
    Swipe down from the top of the screen.
    This will open the notification panel.
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  3. 3
    Tap on the cog-shaped settings icon.
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    Tap on the "My device" tab.
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    Tap on "Sounds and notifications".
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    Scroll down and tap on "While locked".
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    Tap on "Do not show notifications".
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The above questions are from the following wiki...
Use the Notification and Quick Setting Panel on Samsung Galaxy S4

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How can I have the notifications on for all calls or texts on S4?

Phone doesn't show notifications, needs help with set up. thank you

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When I receive a new message, it does not make a tone or show up in the status bar.. this seem to have started after I installed the next launcher?

When I receive a new message, it does not make a tone or show up in the status bar.. this seem to have started after I installed the next launcher

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People can't hear me when I call them?

I just picked up a refurbished Samsung S4 last night at Best Buy because my new S4 went down after I did the update. When I call someone, they cannot hear me talk. I have taken the battery out and then restarted the phone, I have turned off the Bluetooth and nothing helps. I just tried calling my work phone (land-line) and if I put my cellphone on speaker, they can hear me talk. I really don't want to have to use the speaker when I make a call. I talked to the Samsung help desk last night and they want me to send the phone back to have it repaired -- will take approximately 2 weeks to get it back. I really don't think I can go that long without a cellphone, especially this is my work cellphone. How can I find if the mic has been muted? Or any other ideas??? Thank you for your help.

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Why am I not being notified when I get new voice mails on my Samsung Galaxy S4?

It shows in the tiny notifications on the top bar, but not on the full screen.

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I have an issue on my S4, I cannot see the tab mobile data?

Hi, what can I do to see the icon mobile data in my phone?

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SMS reminder alert, how do I turn it OFF?

I turned on a 2 minute reminder that I have an SMS call. how do I turn it OFF?

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Hi. Under sounds and notifications the sliders for this is greyed out when my phone is set to vibrate and under the pull down display the vibrate button has a bar through it?

I want to pull down the notification bar and set my phone to just vibrate please

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My phone call messages and texts are not showing up at the top of my phone as a reminder anymore?

How do I get the notifications for these, does reset do?

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What is the reason my phone isn't moving when I touch it?

What is the reason my phone isn't moving when I touch it

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Can't download pictures from my phone to computer?

Connected with USB, no options to transfer. Why?. I have tried: Turned on phone as a connected camera and turned off phone as a media device in its setting. I think it was caused by: Always worked before....something has changed. What? Wasting too much time with this!

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Notification panel is not showing up in Android device?

While connecting to computer, mobile is not showing any connected notification as camera or as MTP

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